Birthdays in History in 1968

  • Jan 4 Mike Wilpolt, Head Coach of the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League
  • Jan 10 Lyle Menendez, NY, accused of killing his parents (Menendez Brothers)
  • Jan 12 Raf Simons, Belgian fashion designer (Dior 2012-2015), born in Neerpelt, Limburg
  • Jan 15 Iñaki Urdangarín, Spanish royalty
  • Jan 17 Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer, Dutch writer
  • Jan 18 Frank Quitely, Scottish comic book artist
  • Jan 21 Ulrica Messing, Swedish politician
  • Jan 30 Felipe de Borbon, Prince of Asturias, heir to Spanish throne

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Feb 1 Lisa Marie Presley Keough Jackson, daughter of Elvis, born in Memphis, Tennessee

Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley
Princess of Rock and Roll
Lisa Marie Presley
  • Feb 12 Christopher McCandless, American nomad, subject of biography Into the Wild (d. 1992)
  • Feb 16 Warren Ellis, British comic book writer
  • Feb 17 Bryan Cox, National Football League player
  • Feb 20 Ted Hankey, English darts player
  • Feb 22 Shawn Graham, Canadian politician
  • Feb 26 Tim Commerford, American bass player (Rage Against the Machine)
  • Feb 29 Gonzalo Lira, Chilean-American novelist
  • Feb 29 Pete Fenson, American curler
  • Feb 29 Eugene Volokh, American law professor
  • Mar 4 Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Greek politician
  • Mar 8 Ellen Forney, American cartoonist
  • Mar 10 Felice Arena, Australian children's author
  • Mar 10 Thio Li-ann, Singaporean law academic and Nominated Member of Parliament
  • Mar 15 Terje Riis-Johansen, Norwegian politician
  • Mar 18 Eudes, duc d'Angoulême, French prince
  • Mar 18 Paul Marsden, British politician
  • Mar 19 Mots'eoa Senyane, Lesotho diplomat
  • Mar 21 DJ Premier (Preemo), hip hop producer
  • Mar 23 Mitch Cullin, American novelist
  • Mar 27 Irina Belova, Russian pentathelete (world record 1992)
  • Mar 28 Iris Chang, American author (d. 2004)
  • Apr 3 Mike Lansing, Rawlins Wyoming, infielder (Montreal Expos)
  • Apr 3 Jamie Hewlett, English illustrator
  • Apr 4 Jennifer Lynch, American director
  • Apr 11 Sergey Lukyanenko, Russian author
  • Apr 17 Maurits, Prince of Netherlands
  • Apr 19 Craig McNeil, American writer, lawyer, and military officer
  • Apr 19 Mswati III, King of Swaziland
  • Apr 23 Susan Emily Savastano, E Providence RI, Miss RI-America (1991)
  • Apr 23 Timothy McVeigh, American terrorist (d. 2001)
  • Apr 23 Princess Aisha bint Al Hussein of Jordan
  • Apr 23 Princess Zein bint Al Hussein of Jordan
  • Apr 24 Hashim Thaci, Kosovan politician
  • May 1 Denise Masino, American Female Bodybuilder
  • May 6 Linnea Marie Fayard, Shrevept La, Miss Louisiana-America (1991-5th)
  • May 8 Johan Pehrson, Swedish politician
  • May 8 Chris Lighty, music executive and manager (Violator), born in The Bronx New York (d. 2012)
  • May 13 Miguel Ángel Blanco, Spanish politician (d. 1997)
  • May 15 Cecilia Malmström, Swedish politician
  • May 21 Matthias Ungemach, German rower
  • May 23 Tiffany Rochelle-Anderson, Laguna Beach Ca, WPVA (Nationals-13th-1995)
  • May 26 Frederik, Heir Apparent Crown Prince of Denmark
  • May 30 Zacarias Moussaoui, French citizen found guilty relating to September 11, 2001 attacks
  • May 30 Kelley Armstrong, Canadian novelist (Women of the Otherworld), born in Sudbury, Ontario
  • Jun 2 Beetlejuice, member of Howard Stern's Wack
  • Jun 6 François Avard, Canadian writer and scenarist
  • Jun 10 Jimmy Shea, American skeleton racer
  • Jun 11 Staci Baldwin, Miss Washington USA (1996)
  • Jun 19 Alastair Lynch, Australian rules footballer
  • Jun 21 Alisyn Camerota, American journalist
  • Jun 21 Gretchen Carlson, American journalist
  • Jun 25 Oleg Taktarov, Russian martial artist
  • Jul 5 Ken Akamatsu, Japanese Manga artist, born in Tokyo
  • Jul 5 John Ruskin a.k.a. Nardwuar the Human Serviette, Canadian journalist
  • Jul 7 Jeff VanderMeer, American writer
  • Jul 8 Akio Suyama, Japanese seiyu
  • Jul 9 Vardis A Fisher, US writer (Darkness & Deep), dies at 73
  • Jul 9 Lars Gyllenhaal, Swedish author
  • Jul 11 Michael Geist, Canadian academic
  • Jul 16 Larry Sanger, American co-founder of Wikipedia
  • Jul 19 Carolie DeVonne Howe, Chugwater Wyoming, Miss Wyoming-America (1991)
  • Jul 20 Robert Rodriguez, director (El Mariachi, Desperado)
  • Jul 24 Colleen Doran, American comic book writer and artist
  • Jul 24 Malcolm Ingram, Canadian director
  • Aug 5 Funkmaster Flex, American hip hop DJ

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Aug 5 Marine Le Pen, French politician (President of the National Front Party), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine

President of the National Front Party Marine Le Pen
President of the National Front Party
Marine Le Pen
  • Aug 14 Billy Mavreas, Greek-Canadian cartoonist
  • Aug 22 Rich Lowry, American magazine editor
  • Aug 28 Scarlet Annette Morgan, Pfafftown NC, Miss NC-America-1991
  • Sep 1 Mohammed Atta, Egyptian terrorist (d. 2001)
  • Sep 6 Paul Rea, American television journalist
  • Sep 6 Christopher Brookmyre, Scottish writer
  • Sep 11 Paul Mayeda Berges, American film writer and director
  • Sep 16 Walt Becker, American director and writer
  • Sep 17 Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece
  • Sep 25 Johan Friso, prince of Orange-Nassau, Netherlands
  • Sep 25 John Worsfold, Australian rules football coach
  • Sep 26 Anthony Shadid, New York Times foreign correspondent and two time Pulitzer winner, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2012)
  • Oct 1 Jon Guenther, American author
  • Oct 2 Victoria Derbyshire, British radio presenter

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Oct 10 Chris Ofili, English painter (Turner prize - elephant dung), born in Manchester

Painter Chris Ofili
Painter
Chris Ofili
  • Oct 23 Maggie Philgence, St Lucia Castries VI, WPVA (Oly Fest-gold-91)
  • Oct 24 Robert Wilonsky, American journalist
  • Nov 6 Jerry Yang, Chinese American entrepreneur (Yahoo!, Inc.)
  • Nov 7 Mark Preston, Australian engineer
  • Nov 10 Steve Brookstein, English X Factor winner
  • Nov 15 Brenda Alyce Bassett, Kokomo Indiana, Miss Indiana-America (1991)
  • Nov 15 James Brady, columnist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 16 Vlado Šola, Croatian handball goalkeeper
  • Nov 21 Christopher Noxon, American journalist
  • Nov 22 Rasmus Lerdorf, Greenlandic computer programmer
  • Nov 23 Hamid Hassani, Iranian scholar and lexicographer
  • Nov 23 Kirsty Young, Scottish television journalist

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Nov 24 Todd Beamer, passenger and hero on United Airlines Flight 93, born in Flint, Michigan

Passenger on United Airlines Flight 93 Todd Beamer
Passenger on United Airlines Flight 93
Todd Beamer
  • Nov 29 Jiri Veber, Kladno CZE, hockey (Team Czech Rep)
  • Dec 2 Mark Harding, Bath England, keeper of Internet biographies
  • Dec 12 Rory Kennedy, American documentarian
  • Dec 15 Osama Ali Maher, Swedish politician
  • Dec 17 Andrey Golovatiuk, Russian politician
  • Dec 28 Jennifer Palmquest, Wilmot SD, Miss SD-America (1991)
  • Dec 29 Carlo H L Ponti Jr, son of Carlo Ponti & Sophia Loren