On This Day

Famous Birthdays on August 13 (Part 2)

  • 1966 Miguel Miranda, Peruvian soccer goalkeeper (47 caps; Sporting Cristal) and coach (Alianza Atlético), born in Lima, Peru (d. 2021)
  • 1967 Quinn Cummings, American actress (Annie-Family, Goodbye Girl), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967 Tracy Rogers, American NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs), born in Taft, California
  • 1967 Amélie Nothomb, Belgian writer (Fear and Trembling), born in Kobe, Japan
  • 1968 William Thomas, American NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Amarillo, Texas
  • 1969 Alex Fernandez, Cuban-American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1969 Midori Ito, Japanese ice skater (Olympic silver 1992), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1970 Elvis Grbac, American NFL quarterback (SF 49ers, KC Chiefs), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1970 Will Clarke, American novelist (The Neon Palm of Madame Melançon), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1970 Matt Hyson, American professional wrestler, born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1970 Alan Shearer, English footballer (Newcastle United, the Premier Leagues' record goal scorer), born in Gosforth, England
  • 1971 Chad Cota, American NFL safety, 1995-2002 (Carolina Panthers, and three other teams), born in Ashland, Oregon
  • 1971 Marcus Ragnarsson, Swedish professional ice hockey defenseman, 1990-2020 (NHL, 1995-2004: San Jose Sharks; Philadelphia Flyers; Swedish League, 1990-95, 2004-10), born in Östervåla, Sweden
  • 1971 Moritz Bleibtreu, German actor (Run Lola Run), born in Munich, Bavaria, Germany
  • 1971 Patrick Carpentier, Canadian race car driver, born in LaSalle, Quebec, Canada
  • 1971 Rolando Molina, Salvadoran-born American actor (Next Friday; Eagle Eye), born in San Salvador, El Salvador
  • 1971 Vernell Brown Jr., American jazz and R&B pianist, composer, arranger (Kenny Garrett Quintet), born in Las Angeles, California
  • 1972 Kevin Plank, American entrepreneur (Under Armour), born in Kensington, Maryland
  • 1973 Armon Williams, American football safety & linebacker (Tennessee Oilers), born in Chandler, Arizona
  • 1973 Sherman Williams, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1973 Molly Henneberg, American journalist (Fox News Channel)
  • 1973 Eric Medlen, American NHRA drag racer, born in Oakdale, California (d. 2007)
  • 1973 Kamila Shamsie, Pakistani British writer (Home Fire), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • 1974 Jarrod Washburn, American baseball player (Los Angeles Angels), born in La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • 1975 James Carpinello, American actor (Rock of Ages), born in Albany, New York
  • 1975 Joe Perry, English snooker player, born in Wisbech, England
  • 1978 Benjani Mwaruwari, Zimbabwean footballer, born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  • 1979 Taizō Sugimura, Japanese politician, born in Asahikawa, Hokkaidō
  • 1979 Román Colón, Dominican baseball player, born in Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
  • 1979 Corey Patterson, American baseball player, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1982 Shani Davis, American speed skater (Olympic gold 2006, 10), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1982 Sarah Sanders, American political operative, Trump's White House Press Secretary (2017-19), born in Hope, Arkansas
  • 1982 Ibram X. Kendi, American author and antiracist activist, born in Queens, New York
  • 1983 Ľubomír Michalík, Slovakian soccer defender (8 caps; Bolton Wanderers, Leeds United, Carlisle United, Portsmouth), born in Čadca, Slovakia
  • 1983 Aleš Hemský, Czech ice hockey player, born in Pardubice, Czechoslovakia
  • 1983 Sebastian Stan, Romanian-American actor, born in Constanța, Romania
  • 1984 Niko Kranjčar, Croatian soccer midfielder (81 caps; Dinamo Zagreb, Hajduk Split, Portsmouth, Tottenham Hotspur, QPR), born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • 1984 Boone Logan, American baseball player, born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1984 Heath Pearce, American soccer defender (35 caps; FC Nordsjælland, NY Red Bulls), born in Modesto, California
  • 1984 Baby Blue [Diamond Blue Smith], American rapper (Pretty Ricky - "Grind With Me"), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1984 James Morrison [Catchpole], British singer, songwriter and guitarist ("You Give Me Something"; "Broken Strings"), born in Rugby, Warwickshire, England
  • 1986 Joseph Lapira, American soccer player, born in Rochester, New York
  • 1992 Katharine Close, American Scripps National Spelling Bee champion (2006)