Is it your birthday today? You and quite a few others...

Birthday girl Serena Williams
Birthday girl Serena Williams
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TODAY is the most popular day to be born in England and Wales, according to new data.

According to the Office for National Statistics, September 26 has been the most popular day to be born over the last two decades in England and Wales.

And if today’s your birthday you share it with stars such as Brian Ferry, Will Self, actor Ricky Tomlinson and sports heroes Serena Williams and Michael Ballack.