- "Best Little Whorehouse..." opens at 46th St NYC for 1577 performances
- Claudio Vargas, Dominican baseball player
- Dirk Nowitzki, German basketball player
- Garfield the Cat, animated character "Big fat hairy deal"
- Mía Maestro, Argentine actress
- Tyson Dux, Canadian wrestler
Zoe Saldana, American actress (Avatar, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl), born in Passaic, New Jersey