Were you born on Christmas Day, or know someone who was? Here’s our top six of Christmas Babies.
Has to be number one, although historians think he wasn’t actually born on 25th December but without him we wouldn’t be celebrating at all. This painting is called “Adoration of the Shepherds” by Gerard van Hanthorst.
2. Sir Isaac Newton
One of the most influential scientists that ever lived, he is reputed to have come up with the theory of gravity after watching an apple fall from a tree.
3. Humphrey Bogart
Humphrey Bogart starred in some of the all time film classics including The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca and African Queen.
4. Annie Lennox
The singer songwriter has a successful career from the 1970s to the present day. In 2010 she released an album called “A Christmas Cornucopia”.
5. Kenny Everett
The British comedian, entertainer and writer is best known for his television show “The Kenny Everett Show”.
6. Helena Christensen
The Danish model and photographer was born on Christmas Day in 1968.
There are lots of other famous people born on Christmas Day; Conrad Hilton the hotelier, HRH Princess Alexandra of Kent, Dido the singer, Shane MacGowan from the Pogues, Quentin Crisp the author and Alistair Cook the cricketer.