Famous Birthdays on August 1

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 261

Person of interestClaudius

10 BC Claudius, Roman Emperor (41-54), born in Lugdunum, Gaul (d. 54AD)

Roman Emperor Claudius
Roman Emperor
Claudius
  • 126 Publius Helvius Pertinax, Roman Emperor (Year of the Five Emperors), born in Alba Pompeia, Italia (d. 193)
  • 1313 Emperor Kōgon of Japan (Ashikaga Pretenders), 1st Northern Emperor (d. 1364)
  • 1377 Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan, 100th Emperor of Japan (d. 1433)
  • 1495 Jan van Scorel, Dutch painter and architect, born in Schoorl, Netherlands (d. 1562)
  • 1520 Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72), born in Kraków, Poland (d. 1572)
  • 1545 Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer, born in Baldovie, Angus, Scotland (d. 1622)
  • 1555 Edward Kelley, British spirit medium and Renaissance occultist, born in Worcester, England (d. 1597)
  • 1579 Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (El diablo cojuelo), born in Écija, Seville, Spain (d. 1644)
  • 1626 Sabbatai Zevi, Montenegrin rabbi, kabbalist, and founder of the Jewish Sabbatean movement, born in Ottoman Empire (d. 1676)
  • 1630 Thomas Clifford, English statesman (1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh), born in Ugbrooke, Devon, England (d. 1673)
  • 1642 Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95), born in Istanbul, Ottoman Empire (d. 1695) [or born Feb 25, 1643]
  • 1659 Antoine Mouque, Flemish composer and organist and singer, born in Ostend (d. 1723)
  • 1685 Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1748)
  • 1686 Benedetto Marcello, Italian author and composer (Lettera Famigliare), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1739)
  • 1713 Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, born in Brunswick, Germany (d. 1780)

  • 1714 Richard Wilson, Welsh landscape painter, born in Penegoes, Montgomeryshire, Wales (d. 1782)
  • 1738 Jacques François Dugommier, French general, born in Trois-Rivières, Guadeloupe, France (d. 1794)

Person of interestJean-Baptiste Lamarck

1744 Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, French naturalist (Lamarckian evolution), born in Paris, France (d. 1829)

French Naturalist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
French Naturalist
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
  • 1755 Antonio Capuzzi, Italian violinist and composer, born in Brescia, Italy (d. 1818)
  • 1766 Ignaz Anton Franz Xaver Ladurner, Austrian pianist and composer, born in Aldino, Italy (d. 1839)
  • 1766 Jeffry Wyatville, English architect and garden designer (alterations and extensions to Chatsworth House and Windsor Castle), born in Burton upon Trent, England (d. 1840)

Person of interestWilliam Clark

1770 William Clark, American explorer, soldier, Indian agent and territorial governor who lead the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804-06 and claimed the Pacific Northwest for the United States, born in Ladysmith, Virginia (d. 1838)

Explorer and Leader of Lewis and Clark Expedition William Clark
Explorer and Leader of Lewis and Clark Expedition
William Clark
  • 1779 Francis Scott Key, American lawyer, poet and composer of the lyrics to "Star-Spangled Banner", born in Carroll County, Maryland (d. 1843)
  • 1779 Lorenz Oken, German naturalist, born in Bohlsbach, Swabia (d. 1851)
  • 1786 Louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal Affairs, born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1861)
  • 1808 Henry Darwin Rogers, American Geologist (theory of mountain building, first geological mapping of Pennsylvania), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1866)
  • 1809 William Barret Travis, American lawyer and soldier (commander at Battle of the Alamo), born in Saluda County, South Carolina (d. 1836)
  • 1814 Ivan Gagarin, Russian Jesuit and founding editor of Études, born in Moscow (d. 1882)
  • 1814 Maxcy Gregg, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Columbia, South Carolina (d. 1862)
  • 1815 Richard Henry Dana Jr., American author (Two Years Before the Mast), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1882)
  • 1818 Maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer (Vassar), born in Nantucket, Massachusetts (d. 1889)

Person of interestHerman Melville

1819 Herman Melville, American author (Moby Dick, Billy Budd), born in NYC, New York (d. 1891)

Moby Dick Author Herman Melville
Moby Dick Author
Herman Melville
  • 1824 Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, English composer, born in Deal, Kent, England (d. 1857)
  • 1837 Mother Jones [Mary Harris Jones], American labor organizer (cofounded Industrial Workers of the World), born in Cork City, Ireland (d. 1930)
  • 1840 Aldine Silliman Kieffer, American composer, born in Miami, Missouri (d. 1904)
  • 1843 Robert Todd Lincoln, American politician, lawyer, Captain (Union Army), son of President Abraham Lincoln, born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1926)
  • 1847 Guido Papini, Italian violinist and composer, born in Camaiore, Italy (d. 1912)
  • 1848 František Kmoch, Czech composer and conductor, born in Zásmuky, Austrian Empire (d. 1912)
  • 1856 George Coulthard, Australian rules footballer and cricketer (Test for Australia 1882), born in Victoria, Australia (d. 1883)
  • 1858 Hans Rott, Austrian composer and organist, born in Vienna (d. 1884)

  • 1858 Paul Barth, German philosopher and sociologist, born in Oleśnica, Poland (d. 1922)
  • 1861 Sammy Jones, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1951)
  • 1862 M. R. James, English scholar and author (Ghost Stories of an Antiquary), born in Goodnestone, Dover, Kent (d. 1936)
  • 1863 Gaston Doumergue, 60th Prime Minister of France (1913-14 and 1934) and 1st protestant French President (1924-31), born in Aigues-Vives, France (d. 1937)
  • 1867 William Orlamond, Danish actor (Flesh and the Devil, The Wind), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1957)
  • 1870 Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov, Russian biologist who perfected the artificial insemination of animals and showed that his technology allowed one stallion to fertilize up to 500 mares, born in Shchigry, Kursk Oblast, Russia (d. 1932)
  • 1871 Oskar Fried, German-Russian composer, born in Berlin (d. 1941)
  • 1871 John Lester, American cricketer, born in Penrith, Cumberland, England (d. 1969)
  • 1877 Charlotte Hughes, British supercentenarian (lived under the rule of 6 monarchs and 24 British Prime Ministers), born in Middlesbrough, England (d. 1993)
  • 1877 Jan van den Tempel, Dutch politician (SDAP), born in Willemstad, North Brabant (d. 1955)
  • 1881 Rose Macaulay, English writer (The Towers of Trebizond), born in Rugby, Warwickshire, England (d. 1958)
  • 1881 Stanislaw Kazuro, Polish composer, born in Vilnius Region (d. 1961)
  • 1882 Vaclav Klicka, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1953)
  • 1885 George de Hevesy, Hungarian radiochemist (Nobel 1943), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1966)
  • 1886 Isaac Keesing, Dutch publisher and founder (System Keesing), born in Amsterdam (d. 1966)
  • 1888 Vito Frazzi, Italian composer, born in San Secondo Parmense (d. 1975)
  • 1889 John Friend Mahoney, American physician who pioneered the treatment of syphilis with penicillin, born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (d. 1957)
  • 1889 Walther Gerlach, German physicist who, with Otto Stern, co-discovered spin quantization in a magnetic field (Stern–Gerlach effect), born in Biebrich, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany (d. 1979)
  • 1892 Constant Burniaux, Belgian writer (The Abandoned) and art historian (Temps Inquiets), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1975)
  • 1894 Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (the first Italian winner of the Tour de France), born in San Martino di Colle Umberto, Italy (d. 1927)
  • 1895 Benjamin Mays, African-American educator (Morehouse, Howard University) and civil rights leader, born in Ninety Six, South Carolina (d. 1984)
  • 1898 Morris Stoloff, American violinist (Picnic, Pal Joey), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1980)
  • 1899 William Steinberg, German-American conductor (Boston Symphony 1969-71), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1978)
  • 1900 Otto Nothling, Australian rugby union player and cricketer (Test for Australia 1928, 52 runs aver 26), born in Witta, Queensland, Australia (d. 1965)
  • 1901 Pancho Villa [Francisco Guilledo], Filipino world boxing champion, born in Ilog, Negros Occidental, Philippine Islands (d. 1925)
  • 1902 Hendrik Johan Kruls, Dutch general and chief military authority (1944-46), born in Amsterdam (d. 1975)
  • 1902 Ruth Evelyn Mansfield, doctor (d. 1994)
  • 1903 Paul Horgan, American novelist (Mountain Standard Time), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1906 William Hayter, British diplomat and Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1953-57), born in Oxford, England (d. 1995)
  • 1908 Miloslav Kabeláč, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1979)
  • 1909 Nigel Henderson, British Royal Navy admiral (d. 1993)
  • 1910 Mahomed Nissar, Indian cricketer (pioneer Indian opening bowler in Tests), born in Hoshiarpur, India (d. 1963)
  • 1910 Walter Scharf, American film composer, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2003)
  • 1910 Gerda Taro (Gerta Pohorylle), German-born war photojournalist who covered the Spanish Civil War, born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1937)
  • 1911 Kenneth Loveless, priest folk musician (d. 1995)
  • 1911 Ronald MacDonald, British major-general (WWII), born in Quetta, India (d. 2005)
  • 1911 Jackie Ormes, African-American cartoonist (Torchy Brown), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1985)
  • 1912 Bryan Keith-Lucas, British political scientist, born in Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire (d. 1996)
  • 1912 Henry Jones, American actor (Vertigo, Phyllis, Falcon Crest, Gun Shy), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • 1912 Masaya Hanai, Japanese businessman (d. 1995)
  • 1913 Jerome Moross, American composer (Frankie & Johnny), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1983)
  • 1914 Jack Delano [Jacob Ovcharov], Russian-born American composer and photographer, born in Voroshilovka, Russian Empire (d. 1997)
  • 1916 David Pollock, Viscount Hanworth, British barrister (d. 1996)
  • 1916 Anne Hébert, French Canadian author and poet (Kamouraska), born in Sainte-Catherine-de-Fossambault, Quebec, Canada (d. 2000)
  • 1917 Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert (London School of Economics), born in Leeds, England (d. 2011)
  • 1918 Wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist, born in Carmarthenshire (d. 1999)
  • 1919 Stanley Middleton, British novelist (Holiday, Three Wise Men), born in Bulwell, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 2009)
  • 1920 Jeffrey Segal, British actor and playwright (Dad's Army, Traitors), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • 1920 Sammy Lee, American doctor and platform diver, 1st Asian American to win Olympic Gold (1948, 52), born in Fresno, California (d. 2016)
  • 1920 Henrietta Lacks [Loretta Pleasant], African-American tobacco farmer whose cancer cells are the source of the HeLa cell line, extensively used in medical research since the 1950s (1st immortalised cell line), born in Roanoke, Virginia (d. 1951)
  • 1921 Jack Kramer, American tennis star (Wimbledon 1947, US Open-1946), born in Las Vegas, Nevada (d.2009)
  • 1921 Vic Marshall, chemist (d. 1996)
  • 1922 Maria Cole [née Hawkins], American jazz singer and wife of Nat King Cole, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • 1922 Arthur Hill, Canadian actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter), born in Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 2006)
  • 1922 Frank Hauser, British theatrical director (Oxford Playhouse), born in Cardiff (d. 2007)
  • 1922 Paul Lambert, American character actor (Executive Suite, Spartacus), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 1997)
  • 1923 Yoshinao Nakada, Japanese composer, born in Shibuya, Tokyo (d. 2000)
  • 1924 Frank Worrell, West Indian cricketer (one of the three W's, inspiring WI captain), born in Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados (d. 1967)
  • 1924 Marcia Mae Jones, American actress (Frankie Darro, The Cisco), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2007)
  • 1924 Georges Charpak, Polish-French physicist who invented and developed subatomic particle detectors (Nobel 1992), born in Paris, France (d. 2010)
  • 1925 Ernst Jandl, Austrian writer (Otto's Pug), born in Vienna (d. 2000)
  • 1926 Burton Stein, American historian, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • 1926 Karl Kohn, American composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1927 André Cools, Belgian Minister of Budget, born in Flémalle-Grande, Belgium (d. 1991)
  • 1927 Franklyn Perring, English botanist (co-author of Atlas of the British Flora, 1962), born in London (d. 2003)
  • 1929 Ann Calvello, American roller derby queen, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2006)
  • 1930 Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian-American actor, choreographer, singer, director and painter (Annie, The Wiz), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 2014)
  • 1930 Julie Bovasso, American actress (Willie & Phil, Just Me & You), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1930 Károly Grósz, Hungarian communist politician, born in Miskolc, Hungary (d. 1996)
  • 1930 Lionel Bart [Begleiter], British pop music composer and writer (Oliver!), born in London, England

  • 1930 Pierre Bourdieu, French sociologist and anthropologist, born in Denguin, France (d. 2002)
  • 1931 Lucien Blackwell, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania), born in Whitsett, Pennsylvania (d. 2003)
  • 1931 Monty Losowsky, British physician and medical educator, born in London
  • 1931 Ramblin' Jack Elliott, American folk singer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1931 Seán Ó Riada [John Reidy], Irish composer (Mise Éire), born in Cork City (d. 1971)
  • 1931 Trevor Goddard, South African cricketer (South African opening batsman & opening bowler), born in Durban, Natal, South Africa (d. 2016)
  • 1932 Meir Kahane, American founder of the Jewish Defense League, born Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)
  • 1932 Meena Kumari, Indian film actress (Parineeta), born in Dadar, Mumbai, India (d. 1972)
  • 1933 Dom DeLuise, American comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1933 Erwin Nypels, Dutch economist and Minister of Housing (D66), born in Bloemendaal, North Holland
  • 1933 Richard Lloyd Jones, British secretary (Welsh Office 1985–93)
  • 1933 Ko Un, South Korean poet, born in Gunsan, North Jeolla Province
  • 1933 Jesse Corti, Venezuelan-American voice actor and comedian, born in Venezuela
  • 1933 Masaichi Kaneda, Korean-Japanese baseball player, born in Heiwa, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
  • 1934 John Beck, New Zealand cricketer (lefty bat in 8 Tests for NZ 1953-56), born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 2000)
  • 1935 Geoff Pullar, English cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's early 60's), born in Swinton, Lancashire, England (d. 2014)
  • 1936 Laurie Taylor, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1936 Yves Saint Laurent, French fashion designer, born in Oran, French Algeria (d. 2008)
  • 1937 Al D'Amato, American lawyer and politician (U.S. Senator from NY), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938 Paddy Moloney, Irish musician, composer and producer (The Chieftains), born in Donnycarney, Dublin
  • 1939 Robert James Waller, American author (Bridges of Madison County), born in Charles City, Iowa (d. 2017)
  • 1939 Stephen Sykes, Church of England bishop, born in Bristol, England (d. 2014)
  • 1940 Mervyn Kitchen, English cricketer and umpire, born in Nailsea, Somerset
  • 1941 Ronald Harmon Brown, American politician (Democratic Party), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1996)
  • 1941 Étienne Roda-Gil, French songwriter and screenwriter, born in Septfonds, Tarn-et-Garonne, France (d. 2004)
  • 1942 Giancarlo Giannini, Italian actor (Love and Anarchy) born in La Spezia, Italy
  • 1942 Jerry Garcia, American rock musician (Grateful Dead), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1995)
  • 1942 André Gagnon, French Canadian pianist and composer, born in Saint-Pacôme-de-Kamouraska, Quebec, Canada
  • 1943 Dennis "Denny" Cordell, British rock music and record producer (The Moody Blues, Leon Russell), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1995)
  • 1943 Geoffrey Britton, British rock drummer (Paul McCartney & Wings), born in Lewisham, South East London
  • 1944 Elske ter Veld, Dutch politician (State Secretary for Social Affairs and Employment), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 2017)
  • 1944 Yury Romanenko, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 26, 38, TM-2), born in Koltubanka, Russia
  • 1945 Douglas Osheroff, American physicist (Nobel 1996), born in Aberdeen, Washington
  • 1946 Rick Boucher, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia), born in Abingdon, Virginia
  • 1946 Richard O. Covey, American astronaut (STS 51I, 26, 38, 61) and USAF officer, born in Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • 1946 Tom Loeffler, American politician (member of the United States House of Representatives from central Texas), born in Fredericksburg, Texas
  • 1946 Fiona Stanley, Australian epidemiologist (Telethon Institute for Child Health Research), born in Little Bay, Sydney, Australia
  • 1946 Raymond "Boz" Burrell, British rock musician (King Crimson, Bad Company), born in Holbeach, Lincolnshire (d. 2006)
  • 1947 Rick Anderson, American actor and rock bassist (Tubes), born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • 1947 Rick Coonce, American rock drummer (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2011)

  • 1947 Chris Barnard, Welsh footballer, born in Cardiff, Wales
  • 1947 Dennis Zine, American politician (Member of the Los Angeles City Council from the 3rd district), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1948 Bob Spink, British politician (MP for Castle Point in Essex), born in Haworth, Worth Valley, Yorkshire
  • 1948 Abdelmalek Sellal, Prime Minister of Algeria (2014 - present), born in Constantine, Algeria
  • 1949 Nigel Finch, English TV director and film-maker, born in Tenterden, Kent (d. 1995)
  • 1949 Kurmanbek Bakiyev, 2nd President of Kyrgyzstan (2005-10), born in Masadan, Kyrgyzstan
  • 1950 Doug Tracht, American radio DJ (Greaseman), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951 David Jasper, British theologian (University of Glasgow)
  • 1951 Robin Heifetz, American composer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951 Tim Bachman, Canadian guitarist and vocalist (Brave Belt and Bachman–Turner Overdrive), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1952 Brian Patrick Clarke, American actor (Merle-Eight is Enough), born in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1952 C. L. Whittington, American football defensive coach (Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1952 Yajurvindra Singh, Indian cricketer (Indian batsman late 70's), born in Rajkot, Gujarat
  • 1952 Zoran Đinđić, 6th Prime Minister of Serbia (2001-03), born in Bosanski Šamac, PR Bosnia and Herzegovina (d. 2003)
  • 1953 Robert Cray, American blues singer and songwriter (1987 Grammy), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • 1955 Arun Lal, Indian cricketer (Indian batsman mid-80's), born in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh
  • 1955 Trevor Berbick, Jamaican professional boxer, born in Norwich, Port Antonio, Jamaica (d. 2006)
  • 1956 Tom Leykis, American radio personality (The Tom Leykis Show), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1957 Glen Gorbous, Canadian MLB outfielder (record for longest throw of a regulation baseball [445' 10"]), born in Drumheller, Alberta (d. 1990)
  • 1957 Laura Johnson, American actress (Falcon Crest), born in Burbank, California
  • 1957 Brad Stephen "Taylor" Negron, American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), born in Glendale, California (d. 2015)
  • 1958 Adrian Dunbar, Northern Irish actor (Hear My Song), born in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
  • 1958 Rob Buck, American musician (10,000 Maniacs), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1958 Tor Håkon Holte, Norwegian cross country skier, born in Drammen, Norway
  • 1958 "Michael Penn, American singer, songwriter, and composer (No Myth), born in Greenwich Village, New York City
  • 1959 Joe Elliott, English heavy metal vocalist (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages), born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • 1959 Otomo Yoshihide, Japanese musician (Ground Zero), born in Yokohama, Japan
  • 1960 Chuck D [Chuck Ridenhour], US rapper (Public Enemy), born in Queens, New York
  • 1961 Andrew Nicholson, New Zealand equestrian 3 day event (Olympics 1996), born in Te Awamutu, New Zealand
  • 1961 Bradford John Faxon Jr., American PGA golfer (1986 Provident), born in Oceanport, New Jersey
  • 1961 Danny Blind, Dutch soccer star (Sparta/Ajax), born in Vlissingen, Netherlands
  • 1961 Mark "Red" Mitchell, American actor (JFK, 8 Seconds, I Want to Live), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1994)
  • 1961 Mike Watkinson, English cricketer (England off-spinner all-rounder v WI 1995), born in Westhoughton, Lancashire
  • 1961 Imad Khamis, Syrian politician and 67th Prime Minister of Syria (2016-present), born in Saqba, Syria
  • 1962 Gertjan Verbeek, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen), born in Deventer, Netherlands
  • 1962 Joetta Clark, American 800m runner (Olympic-1992), born in East Orange, New Jersey

Person of interestCoolio

1963 Coolio [Artis Leon Ivey Jr.], American rapper (Gangsta's Paradise), born in Monessen Pennsylvania

Rapper Coolio
Rapper
Coolio
  • 1963 Koichi Wakata, Japanese astronaut (STS 72, sk: 92), born in Ōmiya, Saitama, Japan
  • 1963 Demián Bichir, Mexican-American actor (A Better Life), born in Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico
  • 1963 John Carroll Lynch, American actor (Shutter Island, Gran Torino), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • 1963 Amber Rudd, British politician, Home Secretary (2016-18), born in London, England
  • 1964 Traci Phillips, American sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1964 Andrew Wilson, Australian canoeist (Olympics-16-92, 96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1964 Nick Christian Sayer, British rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
  • 1964 Rob Camilletti, American actor (Born on the Fourth of July), born in Queens, New York
  • 1964 Adam Duritz, American musician (Counting Crows), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1965 Sam Mendes, British stage and film director, born in Reading, Berkshire, England
  • 1966 Darryl Hall, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders), born in Oscoda, Michigan
  • 1966 Ganesh Mylvaganam, cricketer (UAE batsman 1996 World Cup), born in Colombo, Ceylon