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August 8 celebrity birthdays

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If you're celebrating a birthday on this 8th day of August, you're celebrating it with a couple of sports figures.

He's the slugging first baseman for the Cubs who has made the National League All Star team the past three years. Anthony Rizzo is 27 today.

He's a grand slam tennis champion who many consider the greatest player of all time. Roger Federer is 35 today.

He's a two time Oscar winner for his roles in Kramer vs Kramer and Rain Man.  His other movies include, The Graduate, Midnight Cowboy, All the President's Men, Tootsie, the list goes on and on. Dustin Hoffman is 79 today.

He's a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame who was named CMA Entertainer of the Year in 1976.  He's known for his speech impediment that doesn't affect his singing. His hits include Good Woman Blues, Coca-Cola Cowboy, Memory Maker and many others. Mel Tillis is 84 today.

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