Birthdays in History in 1960

  • Jan 2 Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author
  • Jan 4 Cory Everson, American body builder (6X Ms Olympia), born in Racine Wisconsin
  • Jan 7 Loretta Sanchez, American politician
  • Jan 7 Mohammed Javad Zarif, Iranian politician (Minister of Foreign Affairs), born in Broujerd
  • Jan 10 Benoît Pelletier, Canadian politician
  • Jan 17 John Crawford, bass (Berlin-You Take My Breath Away), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Jan 28 Robert von Dassanowsky, American cultural historian, writer, and producer
  • Jan 31 Grant Morrison, British comic book author
  • Feb 4 Siobhan Dowd, British/Irish author (d. 2007)
  • Feb 5 William John Readings, literary theorist
  • Feb 6 Akinwumi Adesina, Nigerian politician, (African Development Bank President 2015-), born in Ogun State, Nigeria
  • Feb 9 Peggy Whitson, American astronaut, 1st woman to command International Space Station, US record for most days in space, born in Mt Ayr, Iowa
  • Feb 11 Richard A Mastracchio, astronaut, born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Feb 13 Pierluigi Collina, Italian football referee
  • Feb 13 Artur Yusupov, Russian-German chess player
  • Feb 18 Carol McGiffin, British TV and radio presenter
  • Feb 19 Keith Musa[kawukhathi] Zondi, South African head of Inkatha Youth Brigade
  • Feb 19 Prince Andrew, Albert Christian Edward, of Britain/Duke of York
  • Feb 23 Gloria von Thurm un Taxis, Munich German FR, Princess
  • Feb 23 Maria Gloria von Schoenberg-Glauchau, wife of prince Thurn un Taxis
  • Feb 23 Naruhito, crown prince of Japan
  • Feb 23 Alan Griffin, Australian politician
  • Feb 29 Tony Robbins, American motivational speaker
  • Feb 29 Richard Ramirez, El Paso, Texas, serial killer (Night Stalker)
  • Mar 13 Yuri Andrukhovych, Ukrainian writer, poet and political essayist
  • Mar 13 Joe Ranft, American animator (d. 2005)
  • Mar 15 Chris Sanders, American animator and director
  • Mar 23 Oscar Michael Moore, journalist
  • Mar 23 Nicol Stephen, Deputy First Minister of Scotland
  • Mar 24 Grayson Perry, English cross-dressing artist (Turner Prize 2003), born in Chelmsford
  • Mar 27 Clare Lucy Madeleine Evans, historian
  • Mar 28 José Maria Neves, Cape Verdeian politician
  • Mar 28 Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, French author and dramatist
  • Apr 11 Jeremy Clarkson, British journalist
  • Apr 13 Rudi Völler, German football coach
  • Apr 13 Bob Casey, Jr., Democratic U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania
  • Apr 15 Marvin Clyde Goodwin, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Apr 15 Philippe of Belgium, King of the Belgians (2013-), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Apr 16 Wahab Akbar, Filipino politician (d. 2007)
  • Apr 22 Mart Laar, Estonian statesman
  • Apr 22 Randall L. Stephenson, American business executive
  • Apr 23 Valerie Bertinelli, American actress (Barbara Cooper Royer-1 Day at a Time, Hot in Cleveland), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Apr 28 Ian Rankin, Scottish novelist
  • Apr 28 Joel H. Rosenthal American political scientist
  • Apr 29 Robert J. Sawyer, Canadian writer
  • Apr 30 Kerry Healey, American politician
  • Apr 30 David Miscavige, American cult leader
  • May 7 Arnon Ohad, co-pilot (El Al) plane that crashed on Bijlmer Amsterdam
  • May 7 Almudena Grandes, Spanish novelist
  • May 9 Jim Reilly, rocker (Red Rockers)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 21 Jeffrey Dahmer, American serial killer (Milwaukee Cannibal), born in West Allis, Wisconsin (d. 1994)

Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer
Serial Killer
Jeffrey Dahmer

  • May 22 Hideaki Anno, Japanese director
  • May 25 Amy Klobuchar, American politician, junior senator from Minnesota
  • Jun 5 Margo Lanagan, Australian author
  • Jun 6 Lola Forner, Alicante SW Spain, Miss Spain (1979)
  • Jun 9 Steve Paikin, Canadian journalist
  • Jun 19 Heike Walpot, German, cosmonaut
  • Jun 22 Erin Brockovich, American legal clerk and environmental campaigner, born in Lawrence, Kansas
  • Jun 24 Trisha Meili, the "Central Park Jogger"
  • Jun 24 Karin Pilsäter, Swedish politician
  • Jun 27 7th marquess of Cholmondeley, English large landowner/millionaire
  • Jun 27 Jim Nussle, (Rep-R-Iowa)
  • Jul 5 James M Kelly, American politician (Maryland), born in Baltimore County, Maryland
  • Jul 6 Jozef/Josef Pribilinec, Czech, speed walker (world record 10K)
  • Jul 7 Kevin A. Ford, American astronaut
  • Jul 9 Christopher J "Gus" Loria, Major USMC/astronaut, born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • Jul 13 Ian Hislop, British writer, satirist and editor of Private Eye, born in Swansea, Wales
  • Jul 14 Anna Bligh, Australian politician
  • Jul 15 Alexander W Dunlap, astronaut, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jul 19 Atom Egoyan, Cairo Egypt, director (Adjuster, Next of Kin)
  • Jul 20 Katie Rabbet, Prince Andrew's former girlfriend, born in London, England
  • Jul 25 Alain Robidoux, Canadian snooker player
  • Jul 27 Reinaldo de Carvalho, carnival King
  • Jul 28 Yōichi Takahashi, Japanese mangaka of Captain Tsubasa and Hungry Heart Wild Striker
  • Aug 4 Bernard Rose, English director
  • Aug 4 Tim Winton, Australian author
  • Aug 4 José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Spanish politician
  • Aug 8 Ulrich Maly, German politician
  • Aug 10 Todd David Hess, First USAF Member inducted into Army's Order of Military Medical Merit.
  • Aug 13 Phil Taylor, English darts player
  • Aug 20 Sally Yates, American lawyer and Acting Attorney General (Jan 2017), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 23 Helen Rees, director (Design Museum)
  • Aug 23 Rodney Alan Greenblat, American graphic artist
  • Aug 24 Franz Vienboeck, Austrian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13)
  • Aug 24 Steven W Lindsey, Arcadia California, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 87, sk:95)
  • Aug 28 Cunningham T Ngcukana, South African worker's union leader
  • Aug 28 Leroy Chiao, astronaut (STS 65, 72, sk: 92), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Aug 30 Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese terrorist group Hizbollah
  • Aug 30 Master Sgt. Gary Gordon, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1993)
  • Sep 2 Kristin Halvorsen, Norwegian politician
  • Sep 2 John S. Hall, American poet and spoken-word artist
  • Sep 7 Carlos Martinez, American bowler
  • Sep 8 Stefano Casiraghi, husband of princess Caroline of Monaco
  • Sep 9 Hugh Grant, London England (4 Weddings & a Funeral, 9 Months)
  • Sep 9 Mario Batali, American chef and restaurateur
  • Sep 10 Alison Bechdel, American cartoonist
  • Sep 16 Kurt Busiek, American comic book writer
  • Sep 18 Karim Rashid, Egyptian/English industrial designer
  • Sep 19 Loïc Bigois, French engineer
  • Sep 20 James A Pawelczyk, PhD/astronaut (sk STS 90), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 20 Deborah Roberts, American journalist and TV reporter
  • Sep 22 Scott Baio, (Joanie Loves Chachi, Charles in Charge, Zapped), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 27 Nick della Casa, British Brazilian Argentine cameraman (Emmy Award)
  • Sep 27 Barron Lerner, American physician and historian
  • Sep 30 Blanche Lincoln, American politician
  • Oct 3 Cinzia De Ponti, [Fiordeponti], Pescara Italy (Miss Italy 1979)
  • Oct 8 Reed Hastings, American businessman and entrepreneur
  • Oct 13 Ari Fleischer, former White House press secretary
  • Oct 13 Peter Keisler, acting United States attorney general
  • Oct 17 Rob Marshall, American director
  • Oct 20 Konstantin Aseev, Russian chess player (d. 2004)
  • Oct 23 Randy Pausch, American computer science professor, author
  • Oct 25 Scott Anthony Haneline, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Oct 26 June Brigman, American comic book artist
  • Oct 28 Landon Curt Noll, Astronomer, Cryptographer and Mathematician: youngest to hold the world record for the largest known prime 3 times
  • Oct 31 Reza Pahlavi, Iran, son of Shah of Iran
  • Oct 31 Luis Fortuño, Puerto Rican delegate to Congress

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 1 Tim Cook, American businessman (CEO of Apple Inc. 2011-), born in Mobile, Alabama

CEO of Apple Tim Cook
CEO of Apple
Tim Cook
  • Nov 2 Tihomir Blaškić, Croatian war criminal
  • Nov 4 Kathy Griffin, American comedienne (Suddenly Susan, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 4 Marc Awodey, American artist and writer
  • Nov 10 Neil Gaiman, English writer of graphic novels, films and fiction (American Gods, The Graveyard Book, The Ocean at the End of the Lane), born in Portchester, Hampshire, England
  • Nov 12 Bertice Berry, talk show host (Bertice)
  • Nov 17 Jonathan Ross, British talk show host (Tall Guy)
  • Nov 17 Kirk Fogg, host of Legends of the Hidden Temple
  • Nov 23 Robin Roberts, American television reporter

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 25 John F. Kennedy Jr, American lawyer, magazine publisher (George) and son of JFK, born in NYC, New York

Publisher and Lawyer John F. Kennedy Jr.
Publisher and Lawyer
John F. Kennedy Jr.
  • Nov 27 Kevin Henkes, American children's book writer/illustrator
  • Nov 27 Tim Pawlenty, American politician
  • Nov 27 Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrainian prime minister
  • Nov 28 John Galliano, Gibraltar, British fashion designer
  • Dec 8 Lim Guan Eng, Secretary-General of the Malaysian Democratic Action Party (DAP)
  • Dec 9 Dobroslav Paraga, Croatian politician and editor
  • Dec 9 Terry Moran, American TV reporter
  • Dec 14 Catherine G Coleman, Phd/Capt USAF/astronaut (STS 73), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Dec 14 Bob Paris, American bodybuilder and gay rights advocate
  • Dec 14 James Comey, American lawyer and former FBI director, born in Yonkers, New York
  • Dec 18 Kazuhide Uekusa, Japanese economist
  • Dec 19 Michelangelo Signorile, American writer
  • Dec 20 Carolyn Seaward, Devonshire England, Miss United Kingdom (1979)
  • Dec 20 Nalo Hopkinson, Canadian writer
  • Dec 22 Jean-Michel Basquiat, Haiti/US graffiti artist/painter (Gray, SAMO)
  • Dec 22 Patrick Fitzgerald, American attorney
  • Dec 23 Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson & Winnie Mandela
  • Dec 24 Glenn McQueen, American animator (d. 2002)
  • Dec 26 Jim Toomey, American syndicated cartoonist
  • Dec 29 Thomas Lubanga, founder and leader of Union of Congolese Patriots