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

Age: 61

Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician

Known For: His band Huey Lewis and the News, which had a string of hits in the 1980s such as 'I Want a New Drug,' 'The Heart of Rock and Roll,' and 'The Power of Love'

Age: 48

Occupation: Actress

Known For: Her nuanced portrayal of mob wife Carmela Soprano on the HBO series 'The Sopranos,' her current role as the title character on 'Nurse Jackie,' and being the first actress ever to win an Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Drama as well as Outstanding Actress in a Comedy

Age: 53

Occupation: Cartoonist

Known For: Drawing the beloved comic strip 'Calvin and Hobbes,' his reclusive nature, and his refusal to sell merchandise bearing the strip's popular characters

Age: 52

Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician

Known For: Writing and performing the 1991 song 'Walking in Memphis' and winning the Grammy for Best New Artist in 1992

Age: 42

Occupation: Rapper, Producer, Screenwriter, and Actor

Known For: His iconic rap group Wu-Tang Clan and being widely considered one of the most influential hip-hop producers of all time