Birthdays in History in 1971

  • Jan 4 Junichi Kakizaki, Japanese artist, sculptor
  • Jan 7 Tina Anderson, American comic book writer
  • Jan 8 Brenda Lee Armstrong, Albert Lea Minn, Miss Minn-America (1991)
  • Jan 8 Jason Giambi, West Covina CA, infielder (Oakland A's)
  • Jan 9 Daniel Dumile, American hip hop artist
  • Jan 9 Hal Niedzviecki, Canadian author
  • Jan 9 Yusuke Naora, Japanese game art director
  • Jan 14 Lasse Kjus, Norwegian skier
  • Jan 18 Seamus O'Regan, Canadian broadcast journalist
  • Jan 18 Binyavanga Wainaina, Kenyan author and journalist, born in Nakuru, Rift Valley
  • Jan 20 Karin Smith, Miss Minnesota USA (1996)
  • Jan 21 Alan McManus, Scottish snooker player
  • Feb 3 Sarah Kane, English playwright (d. 1999)
  • Feb 12 Tracy Kennick, Miss Utah USA (1996)
  • Feb 20 Shalanda Burt, US murderess
  • Feb 20 Shawn McKenzie, American programmer
  • Feb 25 Dave Harris, American disc jockey
  • Feb 27 Derren Brown, British psychological illusionist
  • Feb 28 Tristan Louis, American writer
  • Mar 3 Tyler Florence, chef, Food Network personality, & cookbook author
  • Mar 5 Amy Peistrup-Matthews, WPVA (Old Orchard-17-1995), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Mar 7 Matthew Vaughn, British producer and director
  • Mar 13 Robert Lanham, American author and satirist
  • Mar 19 Sébastien Godefroid, Belgian sailor
  • Mar 20 Touré, American writer
  • Mar 26 Behzad Ghorbani, Iranian zoologist and sociobiologist
  • Mar 29 Lennart van Reen, son of author Ton v R/publisher Corrie Zelen
  • Apr 2 Jenny Craig, Miss Georgia USA (1996)
  • Apr 2 ZEEBRA, Japanese hip hop artist
  • Apr 14 Peter Gibson, American writer
  • Apr 16 Frederik Nilsson, IHL forward (Team Sweden, KC (IHL)), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Apr 18 Kerry Lynn Kemper, Miss Nebraska USA (1996)
  • Apr 21 Alexander Kravchenko, Russian professional poker player
  • Apr 21 Hasan Akbar, American convicted murderer
  • Apr 22 Daisuke Enomoto, Japanese people space tourist
  • Apr 24 Phil Rogers, Adelaide SA Aust, 100m breaststroker (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
  • Apr 30 John Boyne, Irish novelist
  • Apr 30 Darren Emerson, English DJ (Underworld)
  • May 3 Damon Dash, American label executive
  • May 7 Thomas Piketty, French economist and author ("Capital in the Twenty-First Century"), born in Clichy
  • May 14 Sofia Coppola, American director (Lost in Translation), born in New York City
  • May 18 Desiree Horton, American helicopter pilot/television reporter
  • May 25 Marco Cappato, Italian politician
  • May 27 Wayne Carey, Australian rules footballer
  • May 27 Kaur Kender, Estonian author
  • May 27 Glenn Ross, Northern Irish strongman
  • May 28 Marco Rubio, US politician (Senate-R-Florida, 2011-), born in Miami, Florida
  • Jun 2 Kateřina Jacques, Czech politician
  • Jun 4 Joseph Kabila, Congolese politician
  • Jun 7 Alex X. Mooney, American politician
  • Jun 10 Bobby Jindal, American politician; Louisiana Congressman, Governor
  • Jun 12 Mark Henry, Silsbee TX, 238+lbs (108+kg) weightlift (Oly-14th-92, 96)
  • Jun 13 Broderick nonuplets, Sydney Australia
  • Jun 16 Daliah Wachs "Dr. Daliah", Los Angeles Ca., radio host
  • Jun 17 Mildred Fox, Irish politician
  • Jun 21 Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, Crown Prince/son of King of Nepal
  • Jun 21 Nicole Stevenson, Australian backstroker (Oly-bronze-92, 96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Jun 25 Santiago de Tezanos, Uruguayan architect

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Jun 28 Elon Musk, American entrepreneur and inventor (SpaceX, Telsta, Paypal), born in Pretoria, South Africa

Entrepreneur Elon Musk
Entrepreneur
Elon Musk
  • Jun 30 Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11), dies at 38
  • Jul 1 Wanda Gonzalez, Miss Connecticut USA (1996)
  • Jul 2 Evelyn Lau, Canadian author

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Jul 3 Julian Assange, Australian founder of Wikileaks, born in Townsville, Queensland

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
Wikileaks founder
Julian Assange
  • Jul 4 Koko, sign-language gorilla
  • Jul 4 Andrew Murray, English entrepreneur
  • Jul 7 Alistair Potts, British rower
  • Jul 9 Jill Simon, Miss Iowa USA (1996)
  • Jul 9 Marc Andreessen, American software developer
  • Jul 17 Cory Doctorow, Canadian author and activist
  • Jul 20 DJ Screw, American hiphop DJ (d. 2000)
  • Jul 23 Aimee Rinehart, Miss Missouri USA (1996)
  • Jul 28 Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Leader of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), born in Samarra, Iraq
  • Jul 30 Sagi Kalev, Bodybuilder
  • Aug 9 James Kim, technology reporter (d. 2006)
  • Aug 10 Kevin Randleman, American mixed martial artist
  • Aug 17 Shaun Rehn, Australian Rules footballer
  • Aug 19 Tricia Ann Luedtke, Oostburg Wisc, Miss Wisc-America-1991
  • Aug 21 Robert Harvey, Australian Rules Footballer (St Kilda Football Club)
  • Aug 25 Quintis "Chico" Ristie, Suriname radio host
  • Aug 28 Shane Andrews, infielder (Montreal Expos), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Sep 2 Kjetil André Aamodt, Norwegian skier
  • Sep 3 Chabeli Iglesias, daughter of Julio Iglesias, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Sep 11 Markos Moulitsas, American blogger and author
  • Sep 13 Nancy Anne Roberts, Miss Vermont USA (1996)
  • Sep 22 Princess Märtha Louise of Norway
  • Sep 23 Sean Spicer, American political strategist, White House Press Secretary (2017-), born in Barrington, Rhode Island
  • Oct 9 Simon Atlee, British photographer (d. 2004)
  • Oct 18 Karen J McNenny, Missoula Montana, Miss Montana-America (1991)
  • Oct 21 Jade Jagger, daughter of Mick & Bianca Jagger, born in Paris, France
  • Oct 27 Jade Arcade, American comics artist and writer
  • Oct 29 Daniel J. Bernstein, American professor
  • Oct 29 Ma Huateng [Pony Ma], Chinese entrepreneur (Tencent), born in Chaoyang District, Shantou
  • Oct 31 Toby Anstis, British radio presenter
  • Nov 1 Vikram Chatwal, Indian hotelier
  • Nov 7 Jamie Drummond, Scottish Canadian Sommelier
  • Nov 16 Donald Wolf, computer game creator
  • Nov 16 Koshi Rikdo, Japanese mangaka
  • Nov 27 Eric Menendez, NY, accused of killing his parents (Menendez Brothers)
  • Nov 29 Bernadette Przybycien, Miss Illinois USA (1996)
  • Nov 29 Gregory Byrne, American college administrator
  • Dec 1 Peter Van de Veire, Belgian radio-presenter
  • Dec 1 John Schlimm, American author
  • Dec 3 Vernon White, American mixed martial artist
  • Dec 6 Naozumi Takahashi, Japanese seiyuu
  • Dec 7 Vladimir Akopian, Armenian chess player
  • Dec 10 Brian Nichols, American spree killer
  • Dec 13 Miguel Angel Martinez Soto, mariachi
  • Dec 18 Barkha Dutt, Indian journalist
  • Dec 19 Liz Cho, American television reporter
  • Dec 21 Fenton Keogh, Australian celebrity chef
  • Dec 23 Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, British socialite, born in Hampshire (d. 2017)

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Dec 25 Justin Trudeau, 23rd Prime Minister of Canada, born in Ottawa, Ontario

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Justin Trudeau
  • Dec 28 Frank Sepe, American bodybuilder