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Lefthanders Day 2015: 15 Left-handed Celebrities
Lefthanders Day 2015: 15 Left-handed Celebrities

Lefthanders Day 2015: 15 Left-handed Celebrities

August 13 is designated International Lefthanders Day by Lefthanders International. It was first observed on the 13th of August, in the year 1976. As the name suggests, it is meant to promote awareness of the inconveniences faced by left-handers in a predominantly right-handed world. It celebrates their uniqueness and differences, who are from seven to ten percent of the world’s population. Thousands of left-handed people in today’s society have to adapt to use right handed tools and objects.

There’s also a more serious side to the day, which spreads awareness about the special needs of left-handed kids. Also, left-handers are far more likely to develop schizophrenia than right-handers, for reasons not well understood.

To mark the day, here are 15 proud left-handed celebrities.

1. Morgan Freeman

2. Robert De Niro

3. Brad Pitt

4. Angelina Jolie

5. Jimi Hendrix

6. Prince William

7. Eminem

8. Whoopi Goldberg

9. Aristotle

10. Lady Gaga

11. Albert Einstein

12. Marilyn Monroe

13. Sarah Jessica Parker

14. Winston Churchill

15. Oprah Winfrey