Birthdays in History in 1970

  • Jan 16 Garth Ennis, Irish comic book author
  • Jan 17 Genndy Tartakovsky, Russian-born animator
  • Jan 17 James Wattana, Thai snooker player
  • Jan 22 Alex Ross, American comic book painter (Marvels, Kingdom Come)
  • Jan 27 Carlos Javier Bernardo, Dutch prince
  • Jan 27 Emmanuel Pahud, French-Swiss flautist
  • Jan 29 Paul Ryan, US politician (R-Wisconsin) and Speaker of the House (2015-), born in Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Feb 10 Åsne Seierstad, Norwegian journalist
  • Feb 10 Myrea Pettit, British illustrator
  • Feb 12 Judd Winick, writer and artist
  • Feb 16 D.J. Wallis, American fitness competitor
  • Feb 20 Cheyenne Brando, Papeete Tahiti, daughter of Marlon
  • Feb 24 Kienast quintuplets, American quintuplets
  • Feb 27 Michael A. Burstein, American writer
  • Feb 27 Matthias Lechner, German art director
  • Feb 28 Daniel Handler, American writer, better known as Lemony Snicket
  • Mar 2 Steve Holman, miler, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Mar 7 Jacquelyn Doucette, Miss Massachusetts USA (1996)
  • Mar 7 James Calvin Spivey, Schiller Park Ill, miler
  • Mar 9 Melissa Rathburn-Nealy, US soldier (Iraqi POW)
  • Mar 11 Delia Gallagher, American journalist
  • Mar 12 Dave Eggers, American writer, editor, and publisher
  • Mar 17 Shannan Mitchem, Decatur GA, female infielder (Colo Silver Bullets)
  • Mar 27 Princess Leila of Iran (d. 2001)
  • Mar 28 Michelle Gildernew, Irish republican politician
  • Apr 4 Michael Schwartz, American turntablist, known as Mix Master Mike, DJ for the Beastie Boys
  • Apr 9 Mike Barz, American meteorologist and TV anchor
  • Apr 20 Adriano Moraes, Brazilian rodeo performer
  • Apr 30 Ken Stanton, American Radio Personality
  • May 5 Kyan Douglas, American TV-personality
  • May 5 Naomi Klein, Canadian author and activist
  • May 5 Soheil Ayari, French racer
  • May 17 Matt Lindland, American mixed martial arts fighter
  • May 23 Yigal Amir, Israeli assassin of Yitzhak Rabin
  • May 23 Blake Schwendiman, American author
  • May 25 Michael B Enyaer, writer (Pilot One)
  • May 25 Satsuki Yukino, Seiyuu
  • May 26 Nobuhiro Watsuki, Japanese cartoonist
  • May 27 Tim Farron, British politician
  • May 29 Natarsha Belling, Australian news presenter
  • May 30 Ness Wadia, Indian industrialist
  • Jun 1 Joshua Compston, art impressario
  • Jun 3 Ammon McNeely, American rock climber
  • Jun 6 Sarah Dessen, American author
  • Jun 8 Gabrielle Giffords, American politician
  • Jun 14 Todd Manning, fictional character (One Life to Live)
  • Jun 19 Rahul Gandhi, Indian politician
  • Jun 20 Prince Moulay Rachid of Morocco
  • Jun 20 Andrea Nahles, German politician
  • Jun 20 Bruce Woodcock, American computer games analyst
  • Jun 22 Michel Elefteriades, Greek-Lebanese politician, artist, producer and businessman
  • Jun 25 Ariel Gore, American journalist and author
  • Jun 30 Mark Grudzielanek, infielder (Montreal Expos), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jul 9 Masami Tsuda, Japanese manga author
  • Jul 12 Juba Kalamka, American artist/activist
  • Jul 23 Thea Dorn, German writer
  • Jul 25 Nicholas CEJ Windsor, son of the English Duke of Kent
  • Jul 31 Ahmad Akbarpour, Iranian writer
  • Aug 2 Kevin Smith, director (Chasing Amy, Mallrats, Clerks)
  • Aug 3 Masahiro Sakurai, Japanese video game developer
  • Aug 9 Chris Cuomo, American TV journalist
  • Aug 12 Anthony Swofford, American novelist
  • Aug 13 Will Clarke, American novelist
  • Aug 15 Ben Silverman, American TV executive
  • Aug 22 Jean-Michel Bombardier, Brantford Ont Canada, ice pairs (1995, 96 Can)
  • Aug 22 Charlie Connelly, English writer
  • Aug 23 Lawrence Frank, American head coach
  • Aug 24 Dan Henderson, American Mixed martial artist
  • Aug 27 Peter Ebdon, English snooker player
  • Aug 31 Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan, born in Kuwait City
  • Sep 3 Jeremy Glick, American United Airlines Flight 93 passenger (d. 2001)
  • Sep 4 Jennifer Nakken, Cedar City Utah, Miss Utah-America (1991)
  • Sep 11 Chris Garver, tattoo artist
  • Sep 18 Michela Rocco, Udine Italy, Miss Italy (1987)
  • Sep 18 Dan Eldon, British photojournalist (d. 1993)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 21 Samantha Power, Irish American author and diplomat (US Ambassador to the UN), born in Dublin, Ireland

Journalist and Diplomat Samantha Power
Journalist and Diplomat
Samantha Power
  • Sep 27 Yoshiharu Habu, Japanese professional shogi player
  • Oct 2 Colin Rivas, Galician artist
  • Oct 8 Sadiq Khan, British politician, 1st Muslim Mayor of London, born in London
  • Oct 10 Sir Matthew Pinsent, English rower
  • Oct 12 Kimberly Hoskins, Yuma Arizona, Miss Arizona-America (1991)
  • Oct 13 Serena Altschul, American reporter
  • Oct 18 Camille Spitaleri, Mountain View Ca, female infielder (Silver Bullets)
  • Oct 18 José Padilla, American former gang member and alleged supporter of terrorism
  • Oct 19 Benita Brooks, Miss Alabama USA (1996)
  • Oct 20 Michelle Malkin, American political commentator and author
  • Oct 23 Grant Imahara, American TV Mythbuster
  • Oct 24 Rob Leslie-Carter, British Engineer and Project Manager
  • Oct 30 Tory Belleci, American TV Mythbuster
  • Oct 30 Ben Bailey, American host of the TV game show Cash Cab, born in Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • Nov 8 Tom Anderson, co-founder of MySpace
  • Nov 9 Domino (Hip Hop Producer), American Hip Hop Producer
  • Nov 11 Lee Parkin Starsky, daughter of Ringo
  • Nov 11 Lee Battersby, Australian author
  • Nov 18 Megyn Kelly, American television news anchor
  • Nov 20 Matt Blunt, American politician, Governor of Missouri (2005-2009), born in Greene County, Missouri
  • Nov 22 Stel Pavlou, British novelist
  • Nov 23 Zoë Ball, British television and radio presenter
  • Nov 25 Saskia Sibilo, Miss Suriname (1990)
  • Nov 29 David Beinhoff, mayor
  • Dec 1 Jouko Ahola, Finnish strongman
  • Dec 5 Heather Crickard, Miss Oklahoma USA (1996)
  • Dec 17 Benedictine, [St Bernard]; becomes heaviest known dog (137 kg)
  • Dec 18 Miles Marshall Lewis, American author
  • Dec 18 Johnny Yeo, English artist
  • Dec 22 [Rafael Edward] Ted Cruz, US Politician (Senate-R-Texas 2013-), born in Calgary. Alberta
  • Dec 23 Shannon Noelle DePuy, Miss Virg-America (1991-top 10), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Dec 29 Yaroslav Ihorovych Pustovyi, Kostroma Ukraine, cosmonaut