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

Anderson Cooper
Age: 45
Occupation: Journalist and Television Personality
Known For: Hosting CNN’s ‘Anderson Cooper 360°’ and the syndicated daytime talk show ‘Anderson,’ being a correspondent for ’60 Minutes,’ his fearless journalism work covering disasters and war-torn areas, and being the son of fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt

Mike Gordon
Age: 47
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Being a member of Phish, which is known for its devoted cult fan base and songs like ‘Down with Disease’ and ‘Free,’ working with other artists including Roseanne Cash, and solo albums like ‘The Green Sparrow’ and ‘Moss’

Chuck Barris
Age: 83
Occupation: Game Show Creator, Producer and Host
Known For: Hosting ‘The Gong Show,’ creating other game shows like ‘The Dating Game’ and ‘The Newlywed Game,’ and bizarrely claiming in his 1984 autobiography to have once worked for the CIA as an assassin

Deniece Williams
Age: 62
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: Hits like ‘Let’s Hear It for the Boy’ and ‘It’s Gonna Take a Miracle,’ several duets with Johnny Mathis including ‘Too Much, Too Little, Too Late,’ and winning four Grammys for her gospel work

Dan Hill
Age: 58
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: 1970s and ’80s Pop and Adult Contemporary hit singles like ‘Sometimes When We Touch,’ ‘Can’t We Try,’ ‘Never Thought (That I Could Love)’ and ‘I Fall All Over Again,’ and writing the memoir ‘I Am My Father’s Son’

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