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

Paul Shaffer
Age: 62
Occupation: Composer and Bandleader
Known For: Being David Letterman’s sidekick and bandleader for almost 30 years, being a member of the ‘Saturday Night Live’ house band in the 1970s and regularly appearing in the show’s sketches, and recording with artists such as Diana Ross, B.B. King, Cyndi Lauper, Cher, and Chicago

Jon Stewart
Age: 49
Occupation: Comedian, Talk Show Host, and Maker of Awesome
Known For: Hosting Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show,’ his razor-sharp satirical skills, winning 16 Emmys, and being public enemy number one of conservative politicians and talking heads the world over

Berry Gordy
Age: 82
Occupation: Entertainment Mogul
Known For: Founding the legendary Motown record label and discovering artists like The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Gladys Knight & the Pips, The Commodores, Stevie Wonder and The Jackson 5

Randy Newman
Age: 68
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: Satirical pop songs like ‘Short People,’ scoring more than a dozen films including the entire ‘Toy Story’ franchise, and winning two Oscars, three Emmys, and five Grammys

Judd Nelson
Age: 52
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Being a member of the beloved Brat Pack in the mid-1980s, starring as John Bender in ‘The Breakfast Club,’ as Alec Newbary in ‘St. Elmo’s Fire,’ and as Jack Richmond on the TV show ‘Suddenly Susan’