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

Goldie Hawn
Age: 68
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Her roles on TV's 'Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In' and in films such as 'Private Benjamin,' 'Overboard' and 'The First Wives Club'; winning a 1969 Oscar for her work in 'Cactus Flower'; being the mother of actress Kate Hudson; and her longtime relationship with actor Kurt Russell

Troy Aikman
Age: 46
Occupation: Sportscaster and Retired Athlete
Known For: Three Super Bowl victories during his 12 seasons as quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, being elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006, and putting his movie-star good looks to work in his current gig as a sportscaster for the Fox network

Marlo Thomas
Age: 75
Occupation: Actress and Activist
Known For: Starring on the TV series 'That Girl,' creating the 1970s children's franchise 'Free to Be … You and Me,' co-founding the Ms. Foundation for Women, serving as National Outreach Director for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and her long marriage to talk-show icon Phil Donahue

Harold Ramis
Age: 68
Occupation: Actor, Writer, and Director
Known For: A résumé full of comedy classics, including his work co-writing and co-starring in 'Ghostbusters' and 'Stripes,' co-writing and directing 'Caddyshack' and 'Groundhog Day,' and co-writing 'National Lampoon's Animal House'

Nicollette Sheridan
Age: 49
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Playing Paige Matheson on 'Knots Landing' and Edie Britt on 'Desperate Housewives,' a nasty lawsuit against 'DH' creator Marc Cherry for wrongful termination, and an on-and-off relationship with singer Michael Bolton