On This Day

Famous Birthdays on August 19

  • 1342 Catharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria, born in Prague, Bohemia (d. 1395)
  • 1398 Marqués de Santillana, Castilian politician and poet (serranillas), born in Carrión de los Condes, Spain (d. 1458)
  • 1521 Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti), born in Florence (d. 1589)
  • 1557 Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg, born in Montbéliard, France (d. 1608)
  • 1558 Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer and historian (Historia Belgica), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1607)
  • 1580 Pierre Vernier, French mathematician, inventor of the vernier caliper used for taking accurate measurements, born in Ornans, France (d. 1637)
  • 1590 Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier, born in Stratford-atte-Bow, Middlesex (d. 1649)
  • 1596 Elizabeth Stuart, Electress of the Palatinate, "The Winter Queen" of Bohemia and daughter of James VI and I of England and Scotland, born at Dunfermline Palace, Fife, Kingdom of Scotland (d. 1662)
  • 1621 Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, Dutch painter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1674)
  • 1631 John Dryden, English poet (1st Poet Laureate 1668-1700), born in Aldwincle, Northamptonshire (d. 1700) [OS=Aug 9]

John Flamsteed

1646 John Flamsteed, English astronomer and 1st Astronomer Royal, born in Denby, England (d. 1719)

  • 1686 Antonio Tonelli, Italian cellist and composer, born in Carpi, Italy (d. 1765)
  • 1686 Eustace Budgell, English writer (The Spectator, writing 37 numbers signed X), born in Saint Thomas, Exeter, England (d. 1737)
  • 1689 Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela), born in Mackworth, Derbyshire, England (d. 1761)
  • 1711 Edward Boscawen, British admiral in the Royal Navy, born in Tregothnan, Cornwall (d. 1761)
  • 1737 Johann Georg Christoph Schetky, German cellist and composer, born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1824)
  • 1743 Marie Jeanne Becu, Comtesse du Barry, last mistress of Louis XV, born in Vaucouleurs, France (d. 1793)
  • 1756 Anthony van Haersolte, Dutch politician and member of Executing Regime, born in Zutphen, Netherlands (d. 1830)
  • 1780 Pierre-Jean de Béranger, French poet and songwriter, born in Paris (d. 1857)
  • 1785 Seth Thomas, American manufacturer and pioneer in the mass production of clocks, born in Wolcott, Connecticut (d. 1859)
  • 1790 Edward John Dent, British clockmaker to Queen Victoria and commissioned to make Big Ben, London (completed after his death by his son Frederick Dent), born in London, England (d. 1853)
  • 1808 James Nasmyth, Scottish engineer and inventor of the steam hammer, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1890)
  • 1815 John P. McCown, American Major General (Confederate Army), born in Sevier County, Tennessee (d. 1879)
  • 1816 Julius van Zuylen van Nijevelt, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs, born in Dommeldange, Luxembourg (d. 1894)
  • 1824 Georg Goltermann, German cellist and composer, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1898)
  • 1830 Julius Lothar Meyer, German Chemist who developed the first periodic table of chemical elements independently of Dimitri Mendeleev, born in Varel Oldenburg (d. 1895)
  • 1831 Stephen Gano Burbridge, "Butcher of Kentucky", American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Georgetown, Kentucky (d. 1894)
  • 1839 Oskar Brefeld, German botanist and founder of modern mycology, born in Telgte, Germany (d. 1925)
  • 1846 Luis Martín, Spanish Superior-General of the Society of Jesus, born in Melgar de Fernamental, Burgos, Spain (d. 1906)
  • 1848 Gustave Caillebotte, French painter (Rue de Paris) and member of Impressionists, born in Paris (d. 1894)
  • 1851 Frans Schollaert, Belgian Catholic Party politician and 19th Prime Minister of Belgium (1908-11), born in Wilsele, Belgium (d. 1917)

Charles E. Hires

1851 Charles E. Hires, American pharmacist, inventor and manufacturer of the Hires Root Beer beverage, born in Elsinboro, Pennsylvania (d. 1947)

  • 1853 Aleksei Brusilov, Russian general most noted for the development of new offensive tactics used in the 1916 Brusilov Offensive, born in Tiflis, Caucasus Viceroyalty, Russian Empire (d. 1926)
  • 1859 Charles Comiskey, American Baseball HOF infielder (St. Louis Brown Stockings/Browns), team owner (Chicago White Sox) and manager (St. Louis Browns), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1931)
  • 1859 Hippolyte Delehaye, Flemish historian and hagiographer, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1941)
  • 1860 John Kane, Scottish-American primitivist painter (Self-Portrait), born in West Calder, Scotland (d. 1934)
  • 1870 Bernard Baruch, American financier and presidential adviser (Cold War), born in Camden, South Carolina (d. 1965)

Orville Wright

1871 Orville Wright, American aviator (Wright Brothers), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 1912)

  • 1873 Fred Stone, renowned American circus performer and broadway actor (Alice Adams), born in Longmont, Colorado (d. 1959)
  • 1875 Stjepan Seljan, Croatian explorer (Ethiopia, South America), born in Karlovac, Croatia (d. 1936)

Manuel L. Quezon

1878 Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina, Second President of the Philippines (1935-42), born in Baler, Aurora, Philippines (d. 1944)

  • 1881 Georges Enesco, Romanian violinist and composer (Romanian Dances), born in Liveni, Dorohoi, Romania (d. 1955)

Coco Chanel

1883 Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer (Chanel), born in Saumur, France (d. 1971)

  • 1883 José Mendes Cabeçadas, 95th Prime Minister of Portugal and 9th President of Portugal (d. 1965)
  • 1883 Elsie Ferguson, American film actress (Footlights, Scarlet Pages), born in NYC, New York (d. 1961)
  • 1883 Leonid Kulik, Russian mineralogist who led the first research expedition to study the Tunguska meteor site, the largest impact event in recorded history, born in Tartu, Estonia, Imperial Russia (d. 1942)
  • 1885 Werner Elert, German Lutheran theologian (d. 1954)
  • 1886 Robert Heger, German composer and conductor, born in Strasbourg (d. 1978)
  • 1889 Arthur Waley, English sinologist, translator from Chinese & Japanese, born in Tunbridge Wells, England (d. 1966)
  • 1890 Yves Alix, French painter and graphic artist, born in Fontainebleau, France (d. 1969)
  • 1893 Olga Baclanova, Russian actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1974)
  • 1895 Arnoldt Bronnen, Austrian playwright, born in Vienna (d. 1959)
  • 1896 Eino Mauno Aleksanteri Linnala, Finnish composer, born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1973)
  • 1896 Walter Lang, Swiss composer, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1966)
  • 1899 Kenneth MacKenna, American actor and director (Judgment at Nuremberg, Those We Love), born in Canterbury, New Hampshire (d. 1962)
  • 1899 Colleen Moore, American actress (The Scarlet Letter), born in Port Huron, Michigan (d. 1988)
  • 1899 Charlie Hall, English comedic actor (Tit for Tat, A Chump at Oxford), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1959)
  • 1899 Franz C. Schmelkes, Czech-born Chemist who discovered azochloramid (chlorazodin), widely used as a disinfectant to sterilize wounds and burns, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • 1900 Gilbert Ryle, British philosopher (d. 1976)

Ogden Nash

1902 Ogden Nash, American humorous poet (I'm a Stranger Here Myself, Masquerade Party), born in Rye, New York (d. 1971) [1]

  • 1902 Vladimir Kirshon, Russian playwright (Ultimatum Factory), born in Nalchik, Russia (d. 1938) [NS]
  • 1902 J. B. L. Reyes, Filipino jurist (d. 1994)
  • 1903 Claude Dauphin, French actor (Barbarella, April in Paris, Deported), born in Corbeil-Essonnes, Essonne, France (d. 1978)
  • 1903 James Gould Cozzens, American novelist (1949 Pulitzer-Guard of Honor), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1978)
  • 1903 Muriel Kirkland, American actress (Fast Workers, Hold Your Man), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1904 June Collyer, American actress (Before Midnight, Charley's Aunt), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)
  • 1905 Fitzhugh Lee, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II, Navy Cross)
  • 1905 Jacques de Menasce, Austrian-American composer, born in Bad Ischl,, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1960)
  • 1906 Philo T. Farnsworth, American inventor (created electronic television, video camera tube), born in Beaver, Utah (d. 1971)
  • 1906 Eddie Durham, American pioneering jazz electric guitarist, trombonist (Count Basie; Jimmie Luceford), composer ("Topsy"; "I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire"), and bandleader (All-Star Girl Orchestra), born in San Marcos, Texas (d. 1987)
  • 1907 Zygmunt Mycielski, Polish composer, music writer and editor (Ruch Muzyczny, 1957-68), born in Przeworsk, Austrian Galicia (now Poland) (d. 1987) [1]
  • 1907 Thruston B. Morton, American republican politician (Sen-Ky, 1957-69), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1982)
  • 1907 Jiří Srnka, Czech classical and film score composer, born in Písek, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1982)
  • 1908 Al Morgan, American jazz double-bassist (Cab Calloway; Fats Waller; Louis Jordan), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1974)
  • 1908 (Lyle) "Spud" Murphy [Miko Stefanovic], Serbian-American jazz multi-instrumentalist, arranger (Benny Goodman; Casa Loma Orchestra), bandleader, composer (Columbia Pictures), and educator (Equal Interval System), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2005)
  • 1909 Jerzy Andrzejewski, Polish writer (Ashes and Diamonds), born in Warsaw, Kingdom of Poland (d. 1983)
  • 1910 Quentin Bell, English art historian (established Charleston Trust), born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • 1913 Walter B. Jones Snr., American politician (Rep-D-North Carolina 1966-92), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina (d. 1992)
  • 1913 Richard Simmons, American actor (Sergeant Preston of the Yukon), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • 1913 John Argyris, Greek aeronautical engineer, one of the creators of the Finite Element Method (d. 2004)
  • 1914 Fumio Hayasaka, Japanese film score composer (Rashomon; Seven Samurai), born in Sendai, Honshū, Japan (d. 1955)
  • 1914 Lajos Baróti, Hungarian soccer defender (2 caps; Szegedi AK, Győri ETO) and manager (Hungary 1957-66, 75-78), born in Szeged, Hungary (d. 2005)
  • 1915 Ring Lardner Jr, American journalist and screenwriter (Woman of the Year, M A S H), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1915 Alfred Rouleau, French Canadian businessman and administrator (Desjardins Group) (d. 1985)
  • 1916 Marie Wilson, American actress (The Story of Mankind, My Friend Irma), born in Anaheim, California (d. 1972)
  • 1918 Jimmy Rowles [Hunter], American jazz pianist and composer (The Peacocks), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 1996)
  • 1918 Shankar Dayal Sharma, Indian politician, ninth President of India (1992-97), born in Bhopal, British India (d. 1999)

Malcolm Forbes

1919 Malcolm Forbes, American publisher of Forbes Magazine, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)

  • 1920 Lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao-Dutch painter, born in Willemstad, Curaçao
  • 1920 Paul Kont, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 2000)
  • 1921 Gene Roddenberry, American creator of Star Trek, born in El Paso, Texas (d. 1991)
  • 1921 Philip A. Potter, Dominica Secretary-General World council of Churches
  • 1922 Douglas MacKenzie Davey, British occupational psychometrist (d. 1994)
  • 1923 Edgar F. Codd, English-American computer scientist who contributed to the theory and practice of database management systems, born in Fortuneswell, Dorset, England (d. 2003) [1]
  • 1924 William Marshall, American actor, director, and opera singer (Blacula, Scream Blacula Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • 1925 Claude Gauvreau, Canadian playwright (d. 1971)
  • 1926 Arthur Rock, American venture capitalist (Apple Inc.), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1927 James Broyhill, American politician (Sen-R-NC, 1963-1986), born in Lenoir, North Carolina
  • 1928 Walter Massey, Canadian stage and screen actor (Shoestring Theatre; Arthur), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2014)
  • 1930 David G. Compton, British sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays), born in London, England
  • 1930 Frank McCourt, Irish-American Pulitzer Prize winning author (Angela's Ashes), and teacher, born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 2009)

Bill Shoemaker

1931 Bill Shoemaker, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey (8,833 career victories, Kentucky Derby 1955, 59, 65, 86), born in Fabens, Texas (d. 2003)

  • 1932 Thomas P. Salmon, American politician, 75th Governor of Vermont (1973-77), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1932 Banharn Silpa-archa, Prime Minister of Thailand (1995-96), born in Suphanburi, Thailand (d. 2016)
  • 1933 Debra Paget [Debralee Griffin], American actress (Love Me Tender), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1934 David Durenberger, American politician, (Sen-R-MN, 1978-95), born in St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • 1934 Renee Richards [Richard Rankind], American trans-sexual tennis player and coach who took USTA to court and won, born in New York City
  • 1934 Bill Cleary, American US Hockey HOF center, (Olympic gold 1960, silver 1956) and coach (Harvard University 1971-90), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1935 Bobby Richardson, American MLB 2nd baseman (NY Yankees), born in Sumter, South Carolina
  • 1935 F. Story Musgrave, American medical doctor and NASA astronaut (STS-6, -51-F, -33, -44, -61, -80), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1935 Alan Baker, British Mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal (1970) for his work on transcendental number theory, born in London, England
  • 1938 Diana Muldaur, American actress (McCloud, Star Trek Next Gen, LA Law), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938 Valentin Mankin, Ukrainian yachtsman (Olympic gold, USSR, Finn class 1968), born in Kyiv, Ukraine (d. 2014)
  • 1939 [Peter] "Ginger" Baker, English drummer (Cream - "Sunshine Of Your Love"; "Toad"; Blind Faith - "Do What You Like"), born in London, England (d. 2019)
  • 1940 Jill St John [Oppenheim], actress (Diamonds are Forever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940 Johnny Nash, American rocker ("I Can See Clearly Now"), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2020)
  • 1940 Roger Cook, British songwriter (with Roger Greenaway: "You've Got Your Troubles"; "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing", "Melting Pot"), singer (Blue Mink), and record producer, born in Fishponds, Bristol, England
  • 1941 Milford Graves, American avant-garde and free jazz drummer, percussionist (New York Art Quartet), and educator (Bennington College, Vermont, 1973-2012), born in Jamaica, Queens, New York (d. 2021) [1]
  • 1942 Fred Thompson, US senator (R-Tenn)/actor (In the Line of Fire), born in Sheffield, Alabama (d. 2015)
  • 1942 Michiel Patijn, Dutch asst sect of state of Foreign affairs, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1943 Billy J. Kramer, British pop rock vocalist (The Dakotas - "Bad To Me"), born in Bootle, Lancashire, England
  • 1943 Edwin Hawkins, American gospel musician, choir master and composer ("Oh Happy Day"), born in Oakland, California (d. 2018)
  • 1944 Eddy Raven [Futch], American country singer ("Right Hand Man"), born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • 1944 Samuel J. de Beer, South Africa vicar and politician, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1944 Buzz Kilman, American Chicago radio personality, born in Detroit. Michigan
  • 1944 Bodil Malmsten, Swedish writer (The Price of Water in Finistère), born in Bjärme, Sweden (d. 2016)
  • 1944 Charles Wang, Chinese-American CEO (Computer Associates) and philanthropist, born in Shanghai, China
  • 1945 Ian Gillan, English heavy metal and rock singer (Deep Purple - "Smoke On The Water"; Jesus Christ Superstar), born in London
  • 1946 Charles F. Bolden Jr, American astronaut (STS 61C, 31, 45, 60), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1946 Dawn Steel, American filmmaker, 1st woman to head Hollywood studio, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1997)

Bill Clinton

1946 Bill Clinton [William Jefferson], 42nd US President (Democrat, 1993-2001), born in Hope, Arkansas

  • 1946 Beat Raaflaub, Swiss conductor, born in Winterthur, Switzerland
  • 1947 Gerard Schwarz, American classical trumpeter and conductor (Seattle Symphony, 1985-2011), born in Weehawken, New Jersey
  • 1947 Gerald McRaney, American actor (Simon & Simon, Major Dad), born in Collins, Mississippi
  • 1947 Dave Dutton, English actor (Coronation Street), born in Atherton, England
  • 1947 Terry Hoeppner, American football coach (d. 2007)
  • 1948 Tipper Gore, American wife of US Vice President Al Gore (1993-01), born in Washington D.C.
  • 1948 Susan Jacks [Pesklevits], Canadian singer and songwriter, born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • 1950 Graeme Beard, Australian cricket all-rounder (3 Tests; 2 ODIs; NSW CA), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1950 Jennie Bond, British journalist (BBC Royal Correspondent), born in Hitchin, England
  • 1950 Dan Yochum, American football offensive lineman (CFL All-Star 1975, 76, 77, 78; Grey Cup 1974, 77; Montreal Alouettes; CFHOF), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • 1950 Margie Joseph, American soul and gospel singer of ("What's Come Over Me"), born in Gautier, Mississippi
  • 1951 John Deacon, British rock bassist (Queen - "Another One Bites The Dust"), born in Leicester, England
  • 1951 Lillian Müller Norwegian model, actress and Playboy playmate (Aug, 1975, Playmate of the Year 1976), born in Grimstad, Norway
  • 1951 Randi Oakes, American actress (Officer Bonnie Clark-CHiPs), born in Randalia, Iowa
  • 1951 Gustavo Santaolalla, Argentine Academy Award-winning film composer (Brokeback Mountain), born in El Palomar, Argentina
  • 1952 Jonathan Frakes, American actor (Commander William T Riker-Star Trek Next Gen), born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
  • 1953 Nanni Moretti, Italian film actor, director and producer (Caro diario), born in Bruneck, Italy
  • 1953 Mary Matalin, American political consultant (campaign director for George H. W. Bush), born in Burnham, Illinois
  • 1953 Luis Muñoz, Costa Rican jazz percussionist, composer, and bandleader, born in San Jose, Costa Rica
  • 1955 Peter Gallagher, American actor (Summer Lovers; Sex, Lies, and Videotape; The Player; The O.C. - "Sandy"), and singer, born in New York City
  • 1955 (Edgar) "Ned" Yost, American MLB baseball catcher, 1980-85 and manager, 2003-2019 (Minnesota Twins; Kansas City Royals - World Series win, 2015), born in Eureka, California
  • 1956 Adam Arkin, American actor (Busting Loose, Pearl, Northern Exposure), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1956 Cindy Nelson, American skier (Olympic bronze 1976)
  • 1957 Darby Hinton, American actor (Daniel Boone - "Israel"; Days Of Our Lives - "Ian"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1957 Paul-Jan Bakker, 1st Dutch cricketer to play first class cricket (Hampshire & Netherlands pace bowler), born in Vlaardingen, Netherlands
  • 1957 Li-Young Lee, Indonesia-born American poet, born in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 1957 Ian Gould, England cricketer and umpire, born in Taplow, England
  • 1958 Gary Gaetti, American baseball infielder (MLB All-Star 1988, 89; World Series 1987; Gold Glove Award 1986–89; Minnesota Twins), born in Centralia Illinois
  • 1958 Brendan Nelson, Australian politician (Leader of the Liberal Party 2007-8), born in Coburg, Australia
  • 1958 Gordon Brand Jnr., Scottish golfer (8 x European Tour wins; Ryder Cup 1987, 89), born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland (d. 2019)
  • 1958 Darryl Sutter, Canadian NHL center, 1979-87 (Chicago Black Hawks), and coach, since 1992 (Chicago Black Hawks, Los Angeles Kings, and 2 other teams), born in Viking, Alberta
  • 1959 Ricky Pierce, American NBA guard/forward (Indiana Pacers, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1959 Steve Grimmett, British heavy metal singer (Grim Reaper), born in Swindon, England
  • 1959 Susan Cummings, Monegasque-born American heiress and convicted murderer, born in Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • 1960 Bobby Hebert, American sportscaster and NFL quarterback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Cut Off, Louisiana
  • 1960 Morten Andersen 'Great Dane', Danish NFL kicker (Atlanta Falcons), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1960 Ron Darling, American baseball pitcher (NY Mets), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1962 Eric Lutes, American actor (Del-Caroline in the City), born in Charlestown, Rhode Island
  • 1962 Michael Massimino, American astronaut (STS-109 Columbia, STS-125 Atlantis), born in Oceanside, New York
  • 1962 Valerie Kaprisky, French actress (Breathless, Public Woman), born in Paris, France
  • 1962 Tammy Bruce, American political commentator (Fox), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962 Angelo Debarre, French gypsy jazz guitarist (Mémoires: Memories of Django), born in Saint-Denis, France
  • 1963 Joey Tempest [Rolf Larsson], Swedish rocker (Europe - "The Final Countdown"), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1963 John Stamos, American actor (General Hospital, Full House), born in Cypress, California
  • 1964 Pete Ricketts, American businessman (TD Ameritrade) and politician, Governor of Nebraska (2015-), born in Nebraska City
  • 1964 Tom Rust, British jazz vocalist, born in Manchester, England
  • 1965 Kevin Dillon, American actor (Heaven Help Us, Platoon), born in NYC, New York
  • 1965 Kyra Sedgwick, American actress (Phenomenon, Singles, The Closer), born in New York City
  • 1965 Maria de Medeiros, Portuguese actress and director
  • 1965 Johan Botha, South African operatic tenor, born in Rustenburg, South Africa (d. 2016)
  • 1966 Lilian Garcia, Spanish-American wrestling announcer (WWE), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1966 Lee Ann Womack, American country singer ("I Hope You Dance"), born in Jacksonville, Texas
  • 1967 Jason Starkey, occasional drummer and son of Beatle Ringo, born in London, England
  • 1967 Tabitha Soren, American MTV reporter (This Week in Rock), born in San Antonio, Texas

Satya Nadella

1967 Satya Nadella, Indian-American businessman (CEO of Microsoft), born in Hyderabad, India

  • 1968 Nikolaos Kaklamanakis, Greek windsurfer (Gold Olympic Medal 1996, Silver 2004), born in Athens, Greece
  • 1968 Mark McGuinn, American country music singer-songwriter ("Mrs. Steven Rudy"), born in Greensboro, North Carolina

Matthew Perry

1969 Matthew Perry, Canadian-American actor (Chandler Bing on Friends), born in Williamstown, Massachusetts

  • 1969 Nate Dogg [Nathaniel Dwayne Hale], American rapper ("Regulate"; "21 Questions"), born in Clarksdale, Mississippi (d. 2011)
  • 1969 Kirk Herbstreit, American football analyst (College GameDay), born in Centerville, Ohio
  • 1969 Emigdio Preciado, American criminal, fugitive on FBI's Most Wanted list, born in California
  • 1969 Kazuyoshi Tatsunami, Japanese baseball player, born in Settsu, Japan
  • 1969 Patrick Van Horn, American actor (Swingers)
  • 1969 Clay Walker, American country singer ("Dreaming With My Eyes Open"), born in Vidor, Texas
  • 1970 Scott Brumfield, American NFL guard (Cin Bengals)m born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1970 Fat Joe [Cartagena], American rapper ("Wat's Luv?"), born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1970 Clare Waight Keller, English fashion designer (first female head of Givenchy), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1971 Mary Joe Fernández, American tennis player, broadcaster (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1971 João Pinto, Portuguese football player, born in Porto, Portugal