If it's your birthday today, prepare to share it.
Happy Birthday! If that applies to you then congratulations because you share a day with some of the biggest entertainment legends in all of history. Today on Twitter, everyone's remembering the work of jazz legend Miles Davis who'd be 90-years-old today if he was alive.
Miles Davies gets an interactive biography for his birthday
To celebrate the birthday of Miles Davis, who passed away at the age of 65 in 1991, an interactive website displaying all his Wikipedia mentions has been set-up to show just how important and influential Davis' work was and still is to the music industry. But he's not the only superstar to have a birthday today (May 26th 2016). Here are 7 other birthdays we're celebrating on this day:
1. Frankie Manning - This Lindy Hop dancing icon would be 102nd today, and Google have changed its banner to represent him. The choreographer and smooth-mover died in 2009 at 94, but will always be remembered for his work on the Broadway musical 'Black and Blue', for which he won a Tony Award.
John Wayne was born 110 years ago
2. John Wayne - Arguably the biggest fixture of the classic American Western film, Wayne was born 110 years ago under the name Marion Robert Morrison. The 'True Grit' star went on to become the epitome of the American Dream, and won some of the biggest honours any celebrity could including Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Happy birthday to the king of horror Peter Cushing
3. Peter Cushing - The original horror hero, Peter Cushing OBE is best known for his work in Hammer Films and he's played some of the most iconic fictitious characters in history including Frankenstein, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Van Helsing - not just once, but on numerous occasions. He died in 1994 at 81-years-old.
Hank Williams Jr celebrates 66 years today
4. Hank Williams Jr - Still alive and well to celebrate his 66th birthday is the son of one of the biggest country musicians ever seen, Hank Williams. Following in the footsteps of his father, he has successfully continued his musical legacy selling over 70 million albums across the world. He even reached number one with 6 consecutive albums in the 80s which was his career highlight, and he went on to win multiple Grammys.
Lenny Kravitz never seems to age
5. Lenny Kravitz - Another popular face in the music industry who's celebrating his 51st birthday today is rock-soul crooner Lenny Kravitz. He's won numerous awards of the years including four Grammys, and is best known for his songs 'Are You Gonna Go My Way', 'Fly Away' and 'It Ain't Over 'til It's Over'.
Helena Bonham Carter reaches her landmark 50th
6. Helena Bonham Carter - It's a landmark 50th for Helena Bonham Carter CBE today and in that time the Academy Award nominated actress has had a lucrative career in some of the best movies ever. She starred in many of her ex-partner Tim Burton's movies such as 'Alice In Wonderland', 'Sweeney Todd' and 'Corpse Bride', but is also well known for 'Fight Club', 'The King's Speech' and Tom Hooper's 'Les Misérables'.
Lauryn Hill is 41 today
7. Lauryn Hill - Best known for her work with the Fugees and her iconic album 'The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill', the 41-year-old singer has had her ups and downs in life but she remains a hugely respected part of the transformation of R&B and hip hop in the 90s. Happy Birthday, Lauryn!