Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Paul Simon
Age: 71
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: Being part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, which had timeless hits such as 'The Sound of Silence,' 'Mrs. Robinson,' and 'Bridge Over Troubled Water,' having a successful solo career with albums like 'Graceland,' winning a total of 13 Grammys, and being a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Jerry Rice
Age: 50
Occupation: Retired Professional Football Player
Known For: Being generally regarded as the greatest wide receiver of all time, being the all-time NFL leader in touchdowns scored with 208, and winning three Super Bowls while playing with the San Francisco 49ers

Margaret Thatcher
Age: 87
Occupation: Former British Politician
Known For: Being the first woman to head a major UK political party when she was elected Leader of the Conservative Party in 1975, and becoming the UK's first female Prime Minister in 1979, a position she held for 11 years

Sammy Hagar
Age: 66
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: Solo hits such as 'I Can't Drive 55,' being the former lead singer of Van Halen on hits such as 'Why Can't This Be Love' and 'When It's Love,' and founding the Cabo Wabo Tequila brand and restaurant chain

Sacha Baron Cohen
Age: 41
Occupation: Actor, Comedian, and Writer
Known For: His portrayal of the unorthodox fictional characters Ali G, Borat, and Brüno on television and in movies, and his marriage to actress Isla Fisher

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