Birthdays in History in 1969

  • Jan 1 Christi Paul, American news anchor
  • Jan 2 Karl-Heinz Grasser, Austrian politician
  • Jan 13 Stephen Hendry, Edinburgh, Scottish professional snooker player
  • Jan 17 Lukas Moodysson, Swedish film writer and director
  • Jan 17 Tijs Verwest, (DJ Tiësto) Dutch DJ
  • Jan 19 Edwidge Danticat, Haitian-born American author
  • Jan 20 Tia Marie Zorne, Miss Nevada-America (1991), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jan 20 Patrick K. Kroupa, American computer hacker
  • Jan 21 Tsubaki Nekoi, Japanese manga artist
  • Jan 28 Linda Sanchez, American politician
  • Jan 30 Carolyn Kepcher, American businesswoman and reality TV show star
  • Feb 1 Andrew Breitbart, conservative blogger and publisher, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • Feb 3 Joseph [Beau] Biden III, American politician and son of Vice President Joe Biden, born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 2015)
  • Feb 10 Joe Mangrum, American artist
  • Feb 11 Mary Stoker, Miss Wisconsin USA (1996)
  • Feb 12 Shauna Lyn Searles, Miss California USA (1996)
  • Feb 12 Darren Aronofsky, American director and writer
  • Feb 15 Josh Marshall, American journalist
  • Feb 20 Vaginal Davis, American drag queen and performance artist
  • Feb 20 Jason Blum, American producer, founder and CEO of Blumhouse Productions (Whiplash, The Reader, Split), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 21 Tony Meola, American footballer
  • Feb 22 Hans Klok, Dutch illusionist
  • Feb 27 Victoria Fair, Jackson Michigan, Miss Michigan-America (1991)
  • Mar 3 Simon Whitlock, Australian Darts Player
  • Mar 12 Jake Tapper, American journalist
  • Mar 15 Rona Ambrose, Canadian politician
  • Mar 17 [Lee] Alexander McQueen, English fashion designer, born in London (d. 2010)
  • Mar 18 Vassily Ivanchuk, Ukrainian chess player
  • Mar 20 Konstantine Starikovitch, Podolsk Russia, 238lbs US weightlift (Oly-96)
  • Mar 20 Thang Thanh Nguyen, Soc Trang Vietnam, murderer (FBI Most Wanted)
  • Mar 20 Mannie Fresh, American producer
  • Mar 26 Beth Howell, Clinton Mississippi, Miss Mississippi-America (1991)
  • Mar 31 Nyamko Sabuni, Swedish politician

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Apr 3 Mellody Hobson, American businesswoman (Chairman of Dreamworks Animation), born in Chicago, Illinois

Chairman of Dreamworks Animation Mellody Hobson
Chairman of Dreamworks Animation
Mellody Hobson
  • Apr 6 Jack Canfora, American playwright
  • Apr 14 Vebjørn Selbekk, Norwegian journalist
  • Apr 18 Princess Sayako of Japan
  • Apr 18 Keith R.A. DeCandido, American author
  • Apr 18 Sayako Kuroda, Japanese Imperial Shinto priestess and Supreme Priestess of the Ise Grand Shrine, born in Chiyoda, Tokyo
  • Apr 21 Robin Meade, American reporter
  • Apr 25 Jon Olsen, US, 100m freestyle/400m/800m medley (Olymp-gold-1992, 96)
  • Apr 27 Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, New Jersey
  • Apr 27 Darcey Bussell, British ballerina (Strictly Come Dancing), born in London
  • May 1 Wes Anderson, American director and writer
  • May 3 Daryl F. Mallett, American writer/editor
  • May 4 Ryan Shamrock, American wrestling valet
  • May 7 Rick Porras, American co-producer
  • May 10 John Scalzi, American writer
  • May 16 Tucker Carlson, American television commentator
  • May 20 Suzanne Lawrence, Humble Texas, Miss Texas-America (1991) (4th)
  • May 25 Stacy London, American fashion consultant
  • May 26 John Baird, Canadian politician
  • Jun 8 Marcos Siega, American director
  • Jun 9 Eric Wynalda, American footballer
  • Jun 10 Kate Snow, American TV journalist
  • Jun 14 Michael Gerber, American parody author
  • Jun 17 Paul Tergat, Kenyan athlete
  • Jun 18 Christopher Largen, American author
  • Jun 19 Thomas Breitling, American entrepreneur
  • Jun 21 Gabriella Paruzzi, Italian skier
  • Jun 25 Alina Ivanova, Ukraine, race walker (indoor 3K world record)
  • Jun 29 Toru Hashimoto, Japanese politician
  • Jun 29 Claude Béchard, Canadian politician
  • Jul 2 Matthew Cox, American convicted felon
  • Jul 13 Oleg Serebrian, Moldovan politician and political scientist
  • Jul 15 Christina Novak, Miss Arizona USA (1996)
  • Jul 18 Elizabeth Gilbert, American author (Eat Pray, Love), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Jul 19 Matthew Libatique, American cinematographer
  • Jul 28 Alexis Arquette, American transgender performer (Last Exit to Brooklyn), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • Jul 28 Dana White, UFC President
  • Jul 31 Kenneth D. Schisler, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Aug 9 Divine Brown, [Estelle Marie Thompson], SF, prostitute (Hugh Grant)
  • Aug 14 DJ Uncle Al, American hip-hop DJ (d. 2001)
  • Aug 19 Emigdio Preciado, Hispanic fugitive on FBI's Most Wanted list
  • Aug 23 Keith Tyson, English artist
  • Aug 27 Cesar Millan, Culiacan Mexico, professional dog trainer
  • Aug 28 Sheryl Sandberg, American technology executive (COO Facebook) and author (Lean In), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 29 Joe Swail, Northern Irish snooker player
  • Aug 31 Andrew Phillip Cunanan, serial killer (Gianni Versache)
  • Sep 2 Chris Kuzneski, American bestselling author
  • Sep 6 Ben Finegold, American chess player
  • Sep 6 Michael Davis, American softball player (Solvents, et al)
  • Sep 7 Rudy Galindo, 1996 US Mens' Champion, born in San Jose, California
  • Sep 12 James Frey, American writer
  • Sep 12 André Heinz, American environmentalist; son of Teresa Heinz
  • Sep 15 Jim Curtiss, American writer
  • Sep 17 Ken Doherty, Irish snooker player
  • Sep 22 Melissa Lynn Costello, Shenandoah WV, Miss WV-America (1991)
  • Sep 26 David Ferguson, British murderer
  • Sep 28 Mark Everett, American fugitive
  • Sep 28 Ben Greenman, American author
  • Oct 1 Agustin Vasquez-Mendoza, Mexico, murderer (FBI Most Wanted)
  • Oct 6 Troy Shaw, English snooker player
  • Oct 10 Scott Anthony Murray Nelson, Geelong Australia, NZ 20k walker (Oly-96)
  • Oct 11 Prince Constantijn, CF Aschwin, of Netherlands
  • Oct 11 Ty Murray, rodeo cowboy(5-time all-around world champion)
  • Oct 12 Kimberly Ann Grimm, Mt Lake Park Md, Miss Maryland-America (1991)
  • Oct 16 Gregory Metcalf, Ellensburg Wash, 3k steeplechase
  • Oct 19 DJ Sammy [Samuel Bouriah], Spanish DJ, born in Mallorca
  • Oct 19 John Edward, American TV Psychic
  • Oct 21 Tracy Yarbrough, Miss Idaho USA (1996)
  • Oct 30 Brittany Gae Thompson, Miss Oregon-America (1991), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Nov 6 Colson Whitehead, American writer (The Intuitionist, The Underground Railroad), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 12 Ian Bremmer, American political scientist
  • Nov 12 Johnny Gosch, American kidnap victim
  • Nov 13 Lori Berenson, American criminal
  • Nov 13 Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Dutch author
  • Nov 15 Shane Mack, American politician
  • Nov 22 Katrin Krabbe, Neubrandenburg German DR, 100m/200m (World Champ 1991)
  • Nov 22 Marjane Satrapi, Iranian graphic novelist
  • Nov 26 Kara Walker, American artist
  • Dec 8 Lisa Marie Munzert, New Castle Delaware, Miss Delaware-America (1991)
  • Dec 11 Vishwanathan Anand, Indian chess grandmaster
  • Dec 12 Kris Wirtz, Red Deer Alberta, ice pairs (1994 Skate Canada)

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Dec 16 Lei Jun, Chinese Businessman and founder of Xiaomi Inc, born in Xiantao, Hubei

Founder of Xiaomi Inc Lei Jun
Founder of Xiaomi Inc
Lei Jun
  • Dec 17 Chuck Liddell, American mixed martial artist
  • Dec 22 Marcie Aguilar, female infielder (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Dec 25 Bernhard Jr, Prince of Netherlands
  • Dec 27 Sarah Vowell, American author and journalist

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Dec 28 Linus Torvalds, Finnish-American software engineer (developed Linux operating system), born in Helsinki, Finland

Software Engineer Linus Torvalds
Software Engineer
Linus Torvalds
  • Dec 31 Dominik Diamond, Scottish presenter and newspaper columnist