The lovely Lauren Conrad turns 26 today. Happy birthday, LC!

While she became famous because MTV's Laguna Beach and The Hills, the California girl is a bit of an anomaly, seeking LESS attention and bowing out on her terms.

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Cutest happy birthday greetings ever?

Darn close if not. Ellen DeGeneres celebrated her 54th on Thursday and to mark the big occasion, Pink sent in a video message to her friend the talk show host.

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The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, turns 48 today.

The first-ever African-American First Lady, Michelle doesn't describe herself in such terms. Instead, she doesn't hesitate to say that first and foremost, she is Malia and Sasha's mom, and that before that, she was a wife, lawyer and public servant.

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Betty Whit turns 90 years old today. Ninety.

Proof that you're only as young as you feel, the actress enters her tenth decade on Earth - and eighth in show business - not in decline, but on a career hot streak!

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The 83rd birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., was actually yesterday. But in honor of one of American's greatest heroes, a national holiday commemorates it today.

The clergyman, activist, and civil rights leader became an iconic figure in the 1960s for embracing nonviolent methods to bring about sweeping social reforms.

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Today is Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, which the U.S. marks tomorrow with a national holiday - a fitting tribute to an individual so peerless in modern times.

Far less significant, but still fun? Pitbull also celebrates a birthday today!

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