Birthdays in History in 1974

  • Jan 12 Tor Arne Hetland, Norwegian cross-country skier
  • Jan 18 Michael Tunn, Australian television and radio
  • Jan 18 Princess Claire of Belgium
  • Jan 23 Richard T. Slone, British artist
  • Jan 24 Kristy Sargeant, ice pairs (1994 Skate Canada), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Jan 24 Layla Linn, Miss New Mexico USA (1996)
  • Jan 24 Shii Ann Huang, American game show contestant
  • Jan 26 Shannon Hale, American author
  • Jan 30 Jemima Khan, English socialite
  • Feb 4 Mijntje Donners, Dutch hockey international
  • Feb 7 Emma McLaughlin, American novelist
  • Feb 8 Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, French disc jockey (Daft Punk)
  • Feb 8 Kimbo Slice [Kevin Ferguson], American mixed martial artist, born in the Bahamas (d. 2016)
  • Feb 10 Tanoai Reed, American stunt performer
  • Feb 11 Alex Jones, American radio host
  • Feb 11 Zain Verjee, American newsreporter
  • Feb 12 Fonzworth Bentley, American hip-hop artist
  • Feb 13 Gus Hansen, Danish professional poker player
  • Feb 13 Jeff Duran, American radio personality
  • Feb 15 Miranda July, American performance artist
  • Feb 18 Ruby Dhalla, Canadian politician
  • Feb 22 Chris Moyles, English DJ
  • Mar 11 Jon Dalton, the infamous "Jonny Fairplay" from the 7th and 16th season of Survivor
  • Mar 17 Mark Dolan, TV show host
  • Mar 20 Andrzej Pilipiuk, Polish writer
  • Mar 28 Mark King, English snooker player
  • Mar 28 Scott Mills, British radio disc jockey
  • Apr 8 Holger Hott Johansen, Norwegian orienteerist
  • Apr 8 Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu, Nigerian American writer
  • Apr 8 Chris Kyle, Odessa, Texas, Navy SEAL sniper (160 kills), (d. 2013)
  • Apr 9 Alexander Pichushkin, Russian serial killer
  • Apr 10 Eric Greitens, American former military officer
  • Apr 18 Edgar Wright, British director
  • Apr 24 Dave Vitty, British radio personality
  • Apr 28 Vernon Kay, British TV/radio presenter
  • May 3 Princess Haya bint Hussein of Jordan
  • May 8 Jon Tickle, English entertainer
  • May 21 Fairuza Balk (The Craft, Gas Food Lodging)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 23 Ken Jennings, American game show contestant, born in Edmonds, Washington

74 Time Jeopardy Champion Ken Jennings
74 Time Jeopardy Champion
Ken Jennings
  • May 31 Adrian Tomine, American cartoonist
  • Jun 2 Matt Serra, American mixed martial ar
  • Jun 2 Gata Kamsky, American chess player
  • Jun 4 Andrew Gwynne, British politician
  • Jun 7 Bear Grylls, British survivor
  • Jun 9 Tim Shaw, British radio personality
  • Jun 11 Tanya Pogatchnik, Miss Montana USA (1996)
  • Jun 16 Paul Lee, British sculptural artist
  • Jun 21 Natasha Desborough, British radio personality
  • Jun 23 Maria Carolina Christina, Princess of Netherlands
  • Jul 4 Kellee Nicole Kattleman, Miss Wyoming USA (1996)
  • Jul 9 Sian Berry, British politician
  • Jul 10 Idalmis Marina Vidal, Miss Florida USA (1996)
  • Jul 13 Jean ..., Miss Suriname 1993
  • Jul 18 Alan Morrison, British poet
  • Jul 20 Kevin Meadows, gay rights activist
  • Jul 25 Lysa Jackson, Miss South Carolina USA (1996)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 28 Alexis Tsipras, Greek politician (Greek President 2015), born in Athens

Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras
Prime Minister of Greece
Alexis Tsipras
  • Aug 9 Kirill Reznik, American politician
  • Aug 17 Nicola Kraus, American novelist
  • Aug 21 Amy Fisher, shot Mary Jo Buttafucco, born in Long Island, New York
  • Aug 26 Eric D. Snider, American humor columnist / movie reviewer
  • Aug 28 Johan Andersson, Swedish game programmer
  • Sep 1 Jhonen Vasquez, American comic book artist
  • Sep 8 Tanaz Eshaghian, Iranian-born American documentarian
  • Sep 9 Vikram Batra, Officer of the Indian Army
  • Sep 10 Jill Chartier, Miss Oregon USA (1996)
  • Sep 12 Caroline Aigle, First female French fighter pilot (d. 2007)
  • Sep 17 Tormod Granheim, Norwegian adventurer
  • Sep 20 Michael Waddington, American defense lawyer
  • Sep 26 Gary Hall Jr, US, 50m/100m/400m free relay (Oly-gold/2 silver-96)
  • Oct 2 Paul Teutul Jr., co-star of American Chopper
  • Oct 5 Rich Franklin, American Mixed Martial Artist
  • Oct 12 Stephen Lee, English snooker player
  • Oct 17 Janne Puurtinen, Finnish keyboarder (HIM)
  • Oct 17 Ariel Levy, American feminist writer
  • Oct 20 Ayelet Ohayon, Israel, Women's foil fencer (Oly-1996)
  • Oct 23 Derek Landy, Lusk, Ireland, author (Skulduggery Pleasant series)
  • Oct 24 Alexander PGR duke of Ulster, son of English prince Richard
  • Oct 31 Julie Minta Gleneck, Miss New Hampshire USA (1996)
  • Nov 8 Masashi Kishimoto, Japanese manga author
  • Nov 8 Seishi Kishimoto, Japanese manga author
  • Nov 14 Adam Walsh, American murder victim (d. 1981)
  • Nov 16 Maurizio Margaglio, Italian ice dancer
  • Nov 23 Regina Fisher, Miss West Virginia USA (1996)
  • Dec 7 Kang Full, South Korean webcomic artist
  • Dec 13 Sara Cox, English TV and radio presenter
  • Dec 17 Duff Goldman, American chef