On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1957

  • Dec 2 Dagfinn Høybråten, Norwegian politician (leader of the Christian Democratic Party 2004–2011), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Dec 4 Lee Smith, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (7 × MLB All-Star 1983, 87, 1991–95; saves leader 1983, 91-92, 94)), born in Jamestown, Louisiana
  • Dec 4 Raul Boesel, Brazilian auto racer (World Sportscar C'ship 1987; 24 Hours of Daytona 1988; 30 F1 GP), born in Curitiba, Brazil
  • Dec 4 Eric S. Raymond, American open source advocate, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dec 5 Art Monk, American NFL wide receiver (Wash Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles), born in White Plains, New York
  • Dec 5 Charlene Morett, American field hockey left wing (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 6 Luis Delís, Cuban discus thrower (Olympic bronze 1980), born in Guantánamo, Cuba

Andrew Cuomo

Dec 6 Andrew Cuomo, American politician and Governor of New York (2011-), born in NYC, New York

  • Dec 7 Geoff "Henry" Lawson, Australian cricket player, fast bowler (1980-89) and coach of Pakistan, born in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
  • Dec 7 Rohan Jayasekera, Sri Lankan cricketer (one Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan 1982), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Dec 7 Tom Winsor, British lawyer and economic regulator, born in Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland
  • Dec 7 John Lee, Hong Kong politician (Police Chief and Chief Executive of Hong Kong 2022-), born in British Hong Kong
  • Dec 8 Phil Collen, English heavy-metal guitarist (Def Leppard - "Love Bites"), born in London, England
  • Dec 9 Donny Osmond, American singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • Dec 10 Paul Hardcastle, British composer and musician ("19"; "Don't Waste My Time"), born in Kensington, London
  • Dec 10 Michael Clarke Duncan, American actor (The Green Mile), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • Dec 10 Prem Rawat "Guru Maharajji and Maharaji", American-Indian spiritual leader and speaker, born in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India
  • Dec 11 Mike Mesaros, American bassist (The Smithereens, 1980-2005 & 2016-present - "Only A Memory"), born in New Jersey
  • Dec 12 Cy Curnin, English rock vocalist (The Fixx - "One Thing Leads To Another"; "Saved By Zero"), born in Wimbledon, England
  • Dec 12 Sheila E.[scovedo], American singer, drummer and percussionist (Krush Grove, Holly Rock), born in Oakland, California
  • Dec 12 Robert Lepage, French Canadian playwright, born in Quebec, Canada
  • Dec 13 Steve Buscemi, American actor (Fargo), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 13 Morris Day, American funk-R&B singer (The Time), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Dec 13 Jean-Marie Messier, French businessman, born in Grenoble, France
  • Dec 15 Mike McAlary, American journalist (d. 1998)
  • Dec 15 Chō [Yuuichi Nagashima], Japanese voice actor, born in Kōnosu, Japan
  • Dec 15 Tim Reynolds, German guitarist (Dave Matthews Band), born in Wiesbaden, Germany
  • Dec 15 Vinx [Parrette], American rock and world music percussionist and singer-songwriter (Sting; Jungle Funk), born in Fairfield, California
  • Dec 17 Bob Ojeda, pitcher (NY Mets)
  • Dec 17 Masako Natsume [Odate], Japanese actress and model (Tripitaka in "Monkey"), born in Roppongi, Tokyo d. 1985)
  • Dec 18 John Webster, Canadian rocker (Red Rider)
  • Dec 19 Doug Johnson, Canadian rock keyboardist (Loverboy - "Working For The Weekend"), born in Surrey, British Columbia
  • Dec 19 Kevin McHale, American NBA forward (Boston Celtics), born in Hibbing, Minnesota
  • Dec 19 Cyril Collard, French film director (d. 1993)
  • Dec 19 John Gulager, American film director and actor (He Was a Quiet Man), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 20 (Stephen William) "Billy" Bragg, English singer-songwriter ("Greetings To The New Brunette"; "Sexuality"; "California Stars"), born in Barking, Essex, England
  • Dec 20 Mike Watt, American rock bassist (Firehose), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Dec 20 Joyce Hyser, American actress, born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 20 Anna Vissi, Greek-Cypriot singer, born in Pyla, Cyprus
  • Dec 20 Arturs Maskats, Latvian classical composer and music director (Rainis Dailes Theatre; Latvian National Opera), born in Valmiera, Latvia
  • Dec 20 Pat Fish [Huntrods], British guitarist (The Jazz Butcher), born in London, England (d. 2021)
  • Dec 21 Lisa Gerritsen [Leisa Orszag], American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show & Phyllis - "Bess"), born in Los Angeles, California

Ray Romano

Dec 21 Ray Romano, American actor (Everybody Loves Raymond, Ice Age), born in Queens, New York

  • Dec 21 Tom Henke, American baseball player, born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Dec 21 John Geddert, American gymnastics coach (US head coach London Olympic Team 2012), born in Mt. Clemens, Michigan (d. 2021)
  • Dec 22 Richard "Ricky" Ross, Scottish rock vocalist (Deacon Blue), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • Dec 22 Susan Powter, Australian-born American motivational speaker, nutritionist, personal trainer, and author (The Susan Powter Show), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Dec 22 Carole James, Canadian politician, born in Dukinfield, United Kingdom
  • Dec 23 Dan Bigras, Canadian rock singer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Dec 23 Trisha Goddard, English television presenter & actress, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Dec 24 Ian Burden, English rock keyboard player and bassist (Human League - "Don't You Want Me"), born in Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Hamid Karzai

Dec 24 Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan (2001-14), born in Kandahar, Afghanistan

  • Dec 24 Diane Tell, Canadian pop-jazz singer-songwriter, born in Québec City, Quebec
  • Dec 25 Jan Rot, Dutch composer (Wrong Nights; St. Matthew's Passion),born in Makassar, Indonesia
  • Dec 25 Jillie Mack, Mrs Tom Selleck/actress (Magnum PI)
  • Dec 25 Shane MacGowan, punk rock musician (Pogues - "Red Roses For Me"), born in Pembury, Kent
  • Dec 25 Chris Kamara, English soccer midfielder (Swindon Town FC, Brentford FC) and commentator (Sky Sports), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • Dec 26 Dermot Murnaghan, British broadcaster, born in Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Dec 26 Guy Barker, British jazz trumpeter, composer, and arranger (The Amadeus Project) born in Chiswick, London, England
  • Dec 27 James Sanford, US runner (world record 50m indoor)
  • Dec 27 Daniel Levitin, American-Canadian cognitive psychologist, writer (This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession), record producer, and nusician, born in San Francisco, California
  • Dec 28 Anne Sargeant, Australian netballer
  • Dec 29 Brad Grey, American film and TV producer, Chairman of Paramount Pictures, born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2017)
  • Dec 29 Paul Rudnick, American screenwriter & playwright, born in Piscataway, New Jersey
  • Dec 30 Matt Lauer, American TV host (Today Show 1997-2017), born in NYC, New York

About December 1957

How Old? 64 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)