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July 16 celebrity birthdays

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If you're celebrating a birthday today you're sharing it with a couple of football legends.

He was a star running back with the Detroit Lions who is considered to be one of the best athletes to ever play the game. Ten-time pro bowler Barry Sanders is 47 today.

His coaching resume features a college national championship with Miami. In the NFL, he led the Cowboys to two straight Super Bowl championships. Currently you can see him on Fox as an NFL analyst. Jimmy Johnson is 72 today.

In the 1980s, he starred in "The Goonies," "Stand By Me" and "Lost Boys." Later he had the role of Donatello in "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." Corey Feldman is 44 today.

This former "Saturday Night Live" star has gone on to a huge movie career with roles in movies like "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," "Talladega Nights," "Elf," "Blades of Glory" and many, many others. Funnyman Will Ferrell is 48 today.

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