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Celebrity Birthdays for August 5 – Neil Armstrong, Loni Anderson and More

Neil Armstrong, Loni Anderson
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Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Neil Armstrong
Age: 82
Occupation: Astronaut
Known For: Being the first man to walk on the moon, uttering the famous words “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” and being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Loni Anderson
Age: 67
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Playing brainy and beautiful radio station receptionist Jennifer Marlowe on the great sitcom ‘WKRP in Cincinnati,’ starring in short-lived shows like ‘Nurses’ and ‘Partners in Crime,’ her messy 1993 divorce from Burt Reynolds, and being seemingly ageless

Maureen McCormick
Age: 56
Occupation: Actress and Singer
Known For: Playing the charmed Marcia Brady on the iconic sitcom ‘The Brady Bunch,’ winning the fifth season of the VH1 reality show ‘Celebrity Fit Club,’ writing a bestselling autobiography, and a brief career as a country singer

Tawny Kitaen
Age: 51
Occupation: Former Video Vixen
Known For: Rolling around on the hoods of cars in early videos for the metal band Whitesnake, her brief marriage to band’s lead singer David Coverdale, a long history of substance abuse, and appearances on ‘The Surreal Life’ and ‘Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew’

Jonathan Silverman
Age: 46
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Starring on the mid-1990s sitcom ‘The Single Guy’ and later on the soap ‘The Bold and the Beautiful,’ and film roles in ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs,’ ‘Caddyshack II,’ ‘Little Big League’ and the ‘Weekend at Bernie’s’ franchise

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