On This Day

Famous People Born in 1957 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 760

  • Apr 6 Paolo Nespoli, Italian astronaut
  • Apr 7 Simon Climie, English singer-songwriter and producer (Climie Fisher - "Love Changes Everything"), born in London
  • Apr 7 Kim Kap-su, South Korean actor
  • Apr 8 Fred Smerlas, American football player, born in Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Apr 9 Ednita Nazario, Puerto Rican Latin pop and rock singer, born in Ponce, Puerto Rico

Person of interestSeve Ballesteros

Apr 9 Seve Ballesteros, Spanish golfer (British Open 1979, 84, 88, US Masters 1980, 83), born in Pedreña, Spain (d. 2011)

Golfer and Five-Time Major Winner Seve Ballesteros
Golfer and Five-Time Major Winner
Seve Ballesteros
  • Apr 9 Martin Margiela, Belgian fashion designer, born in Genk, Belgium
  • Apr 10 John M. Ford, American sci-fi author and poet, born in East Chicago, Indiana (d. 2006)
  • Apr 10 Steve Gustafson, American bass guitarist (10,000 Maniacs - "Trouble Me"; "These Are Days"), born in Seville, Spain
  • Apr 10 Aliko Dangote, Nigerian Chairman and CEO of the Dangote Group, born in Kano, Kano State
  • Apr 11 Everton Mattis, West Indian cricketer (WI batsman early 80's), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Apr 11 John Castellanos, American actor (The Young and The Restless - "John Silva"), born in Mesa, California

Person of interestVince Gill

Apr 12 Vince Gill, American country singer ("When I Call Your Name"), born in Norman, Oklahoma

Country Singer Vince Gill
Country Singer
Vince Gill
  • Apr 13 Gary Kroeger, American comedian (SNL, Return of Shaggy Dog), born in Cedar Falls, Iowa
  • Apr 13 Saundra Santiago, American actress (Gina-Miami Vice), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Apr 13 Wayne Lewis, American keyboardist (Atlantic Starr), born in White Plains, New York
  • Apr 13 Dallas Moir, Maltese-Scottish cricketer, born in Imtarfa, Malta
  • Apr 13 Amy Goodman, American activist and host of Democracy Now, born in Bay Shore, New York
  • Apr 14 Lothaire Bluteau, Canadian actor (Jésus de Montréal), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 14 Richard Jeni, American comedian (d. 2007)
  • Apr 14 Mikhail Pletnev, Russian pianist, conductor and composer, born in Arkhangelsk, USSR
  • Apr 15 Evelyn Ashford, American athlete (4 x Olympic sprint gold 1984, 88, 92), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Apr 15 Jiří Gemrot, Czech contemporary classical composer (Dances and Reflections; Maxims), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic)
  • Apr 17 Byron Cherry, American actor (Coy-Dukes of Hazzard), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Apr 17 Nick Hornby, English writer (High Fidelity), born in Redhill, Surrey
  • Apr 17 Dwane Casey, American basketball coach (Detroit Pistons 2018-19; Toronto, Minnesota; NBA All-Star Game 2018), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Apr 19 Belinda Lipscomb, American vocalist (Midnight Star - "No Parking On The Dance Floor"; "Operator"), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Apr 19 Mukesh Ambani, Indian businessman and chairman of Reliance Industries, born in Aden, Yemen
  • Apr 19 Ge You, Chinese Actor (best actor Cannes 1994 "To Live"), born in Beijing, China
  • Apr 19 Tony Martin [Harford], British heavy metal vocalist (Black Sabbath, 1987-91 and 1993-7), born in Birmingham, England
  • Apr 20 Geraint Wyn Davies, Welsh-Canadian actor (Nick Knight-Forever Knight, Bury Me in Niagara, High Hopes), born in Swansea, Wales
  • Apr 20 Graeme Fowler, English cricketer (England left-handed opener early 80s), born in Accrington, Lancashire, England
  • Apr 20 Richenel [Hubertus Richenel Baars], Dutch singer and performer ("Turn My Page"), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Apr 21 Jesse Orosco, pitcher (NY Mets, Orioles, Dodgers), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Apr 21 Edward Leslie, American professional wrestler
  • Apr 22 Alan Campbell, Homestead Fla, actor (E Z-3's a Crowd)
  • Apr 22 Ethel White, WBL guard (NY Stars)
  • Apr 22 Donald Tusk, Polish politician, Prime Minister of Poland (2007-14), President of the European Council 2014-), born in Gdańsk, Poland
  • Apr 23 Jan Hooks, American comedienne and actress (SNL, Designing Women), born in Decatur, Georgia (d. 2014)
  • Apr 23 Kenji Kawai, Japanese film score composer, born in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
  • Apr 24 David J [Haskins], British alternative rock bassist, lyricist (Bauhaus; Love And Rockets), and playwright (Silver for Gold), born in Northampton, England
  • Apr 24 Boris Williams, French-English drummer (The Cure - "Friday I'm In Love"), born in Versailles, France
  • Apr 25 Eric Bristow MBE ['The Crafty Cockney'], English darts player (BDO World Champion 1980-81, 84-86), born in Hackney, England (d. 2018)
  • Apr 26 Rosa Briceño, Venezuelan conductor, and educator, born in Caracas, Venezuela (d. 2018)
  • Apr 27 Michel Barrette, Canadian actor and stand-up comedian, born in Chicoutimi, Quebec
  • Apr 28 Leopold Eyharts, French cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-26, TM-28/27)
  • Apr 28 Wilma Landkroon, Dutch child pop singer ("Tulips From Amsterdam"), born in Enschede, Netherlands
  • Apr 29 Richie Robertson, British rock bassist and vocalist (Fabulous Poodles - "Mirror Star")

Person of interestDaniel Day-Lewis

Apr 29 Daniel Day-Lewis, English actor (Last of the Mohicans, Gangs of New York), born in London, England

  • Apr 29 Mark Kendall, American guitarist , born in Loma Linda, California
  • Apr 29 Timothy Treadwell, American bear enthusiast (d. 2003)
  • Apr 29 Fiame Naomi Mata'afa, Samoan politician and chieftainess, 1st female Prime Minister of Samoa (2021-), born in Apia, Western Samoa
  • Apr 30 Duane G Carey, American major USAF/astronaut, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Apr 30 Aviva Chomsky, American historian, daughter of Noam Chomsky
  • May 1 Dick Swett, (Rep-D-New Hampshire)
  • May 1 Paul D Ronney, ScD/astronaut (STS 83 alt), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 1 Rick Darling, Australian cricket batsman (14 Tests, top score 91; 18 ODIs), born in Walkerie, Australia
  • May 1 Steve Farris, rock guitarist (Mr Mister)
  • May 1 Kow Otani, Japanese composer for anime, film and video games (Gamera), born in Toyko, Japan
  • May 2 Domonic L. Pudwill Gorie, American NASA astronaut (sk: STS-91), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • May 3 [Michael] Cactus Moser, American country singer (Highway 101), born in Montrose, Colorado
  • May 3 Rod Langway, American ice hockey defenseman (Montreal Canadiens, Wash Caps), born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • May 4 Peter Sleep, Australian cricketer (Australian leg-spin all-rounder 1979-90), born in Penola, Australia
  • May 4 Soozie Tyrell, American session and touring violinist and vocalist (E-Street Band; Seeger Sessions Band; Buster Poindexter; Southside Johnny), born in Pisa, Italy
  • May 5 Richard E. Grant, Swazi-English actor (Posse, Bram Stoker's Dracula), born in Mbabane, British Swaziland
  • May 5 Lisa Eilbacher, Saudi-American actress (Beverly Hills Cop), born in Dharan, Saudi Arabia
  • May 5 Peter Howitt, British actor and film director (Laws of Attraction), born in Manchester, Lancashire, England
  • May 7 Shauna McDonald Brown, British TV producer, born in Walton-on-Thames, England (d. 1994)
  • May 7 Sinjin Smith, American beach volleyballer who won two world championships, born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 7 Hercules [Raymond Fernandez], American professional wrestler, born in Tampa, Florida (d. 2004)
  • May 7 Paul Leary, American rock guitarist (Butthole Surfers), and music producer, born in San Antonio, Texas
  • May 8 Deana Deardruff, American 4 X 100m swimmer (Olympic gold 1972)
  • May 8 Jeff Wincott, actor (Night Heat), born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestBill Cowher

May 8 Bill Cowher, American football coach (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Crafton, Pennsylvania

NFL Head Coach Bill Cowher
NFL Head Coach
Bill Cowher
  • May 9 Fred Markham, 1st man to pedal a bike 65 mph
  • May 9 John Stuper, baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • May 9 Tessa Peake-Jones, British television and film actress (Only Fools and Horses - "Raquel"), born in Hammersmith, London, England
  • May 10 Phil Mahre, alpine slalom skier (Olympic gold/silver-80, 84), born in Yakima, Washington

Person of interestSid Vicious

May 10 Sid Vicious [John Simon Ritchie], English musician and bassist (Sex Pistols), born in London (d. 1979)

Musician Sid Vicious
Musician
Sid Vicious
  • May 10 Steve Mahre, twin alpine slalom skier (Olympic silver 1980, 84), born in Yakima, Washington
  • May 11 Luca Urbani, MD/astronaut (STS 78-alt), born in Rome, Italy
  • May 12 Lou Whitaker, American MLB 2nd baseman (Detroit Tigers, 1978 AL Rookie of the Year), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 13 Claudie Andre-Deshays, French cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-24)
  • May 13 Alan Ball, American screenwriter, director, and producer
  • May 13 Andrea Klump, German terrorist
  • May 13 Carrie Lam, Chinese politician, Chief Executive of Hong Kong (2017-), born in Hong Kong
  • May 14 William G Gregory, American USAF Major and astronaut (STS 67), born in Lockport New York
  • May 14 Big Van Vader [Leon White ], American professional wrestler (WWF, AJPW), born in Lynwood, California (d. 2018)
  • May 15 Juan José Ibarretxe, Basque Lehendakari (Prime Minister)
  • May 15 Kevin Von Erich, American professional wrestler
  • May 16 Joan Benoit Samuelson, American long distance athlete (Olympic gold, marathon 1984; WR 1980, 82; Boston Marathon 1979, 83), born in Cape Elizabeth, Maine
  • May 17 Pascual Pérez, Dominican baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1983; Atlanta Braves), born in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic (d. 2012)
  • May 18 Michael Cretu, Romanian-German rocker (Enigma - "Sadeness, Part 1"), born in Bucharest, Romania
  • May 19 Bill Laimbeer, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons)
  • May 21 Judge Reinhold, American actor (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • May 21 Sue Woodstra, American volleyball player (Olympic silver 1984), born in Colton, California
  • May 21 Bruce Buffer, American Mixed Martial Arts Announcer, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • May 21 Nadine Dorries, British politician (C), born in Liverpool, England
  • May 21 Renée Soutendijk, Dutch actress (The Fourth Man), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • May 22 Lisa Murkowski, American politician (U.S. Senator from Alaska), born in Ketchikan, Territory of Alaska
  • May 22 Gary Sweet, Australian actor (Alexandra's Project - Steve), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • May 23 Thereza Bazar, British-Canadian singer (Dollar - "Love's Gotta Hold on Me"), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 23 Jimmy McShane, Irish singer (Baltimora - "Tarzan Boy"), born in Derry, Northern Ireland (d. 1995)
  • May 23 Mark Arnold, American actor
  • May 24 John G. Rowland, American politician (86th Governor of Connecticut), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • May 25 Hillary B. Smith, American actress (Nora-One Life to Live), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • May 25 Edward Lee, American writer (Mr. Torso), born in Washington, D.C.
  • May 26 François Legault, French Canadian politician
  • May 26 Kristina Olsen, American folk singer-songwriter ("I'm Keeping This Life of Mine"), and session musician, born in San Francisco, California
  • May 26 Pontso S.M. Sekatle, Lesotho academic and politician
  • May 27 Bruce Furniss, US swimmer (Olympics 2 gold-1976)
  • May 27 Duncan Goodhew, English 100m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1980), born in London, England
  • May 27 Siouxsie Sioux [Susan Ballion], British rock musician, singer and songwriter (Siouxsie & the Banshees - "Peek-a-Boo'; "Kiss Them For Me"), born n Southwark, England
  • May 27 Eddie Harsch [Hawrysch], Canadian keyboardist (Bulldog; The Black Crowes - "Hard To Handle"), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • May 28 Kirk Gibson, Mich, outfield (Tigers, Dodgers, 1988 NL MVP)
  • May 28 Walter R. Tucker III, American politician (Rep-D-California 1993-95), born in Compton, California
  • May 28 Ben Howland, American college basketball coach, born in Lebanon, Oregon
  • May 29 Jeb Hensarling, American politician (Rep-R-Texas 2013-19), born in Stephenville, Texas
  • May 30 Chris Van Jaarsveld, guitarist (Sleeze Beez)
  • May 30 Hervé Leroux, French fashion designer and founder of Hervé Léger fashion house, born in Bapaume, France (d. 2017)
  • May 31 Jim Craig, American hockey goaltender (Olympic gold 1980), born in North Easton, Massachusetts
  • May 31 Stephen Jones, English milliner (John Galliano, Vivienne Westwood), born in the Wirral Peninsula, England
  • Jun 1 Dorota Kędzierzawska, Polish film director

Person of interestJeffrey Hawkins

Jun 1 Jeffrey Hawkins, American inventor (PalmPilot, Treo), born in Huntington, New York

Inventor Jeffrey Hawkins
Inventor
Jeffrey Hawkins
  • Jun 2 King Lizzard, American entertainer and songwriter
  • Jun 2 Mark Lawrenson, English Football Pundit
  • Jun 3 Horst-Ulrich Hänel, German field hockey player, born in Plau am See, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
  • Jun 4 Tony Peña, Dominican baseball player (Cleveland Indians), born in Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
  • Jun 4 Tinsley Ellis, American electric blues guitarist, and singer, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jun 5 John Fumo, American session and touring trumpet and flugelhorn player, composer, and educator, born in Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Jun 6 Mike Gatting, English Cricket Batsman (79 Tests, captain 1986-88), born in Kingsbury, England
  • Jun 6 Junior [Norman Giscombe], British R&B singer ("Mama Used to Say"), born in London, England
  • Jun 7 Neal Radford, cricketer (Zambia England pace bowler in 3 Tests 1986-88)
  • Jun 7 Juan Luis Guerra, Dominican pop and merengue singer, composer, and record producer, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Jun 7 Ruth Anderson, Welsh rug hooker famous for her folk rugs
  • Jun 8 Scott Raymond Adams, Catskill NY, cartoonist (Dilbert)
  • Jun 8 Don Robinson, American baseball pitcher (World Series 1979, Pittsburgh Pirates; Silver Slugger Award 1982, 89, 90; SF Giants), born in Ashland, Kentucky
  • Jun 10 Lindsay Hoyle, British politician
  • Jun 10 Hidetsugu Aneha, Japanese architect
  • Jun 12 Javed Miandad, Pakistani cricket captain (124 Tests, 8,832 runs), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Jun 12 Jim Morris, impressionist/comedian (Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush)
  • Jun 12 Timothy Busfield, American actor (30 Something, West Wing), born in East Lansing, Michigan
  • Jun 12 Geri Allen, American jazz pianist, bandleader, composer, and educator, born in Pontiac, Michigan (d. 2017) [1]
  • Jun 13 Roy Cooper, American politician, Governor of North Carolina (2017-), born in Nashville, North Carolina
  • Jun 14 Chad Cromwell, American session and touring drummer (Joe Walsh; Neil Young; Mark Knopfler; Kenny Chesney), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • Jun 15 Brad Gillis, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Night Ranger), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jun 15 Brett Butler, MLB center fielder and coach, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 15 Clio Goldsmith, actress (Gift, Heat of Desire), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 15 Seppo Pääkkönen, Finnish actor
  • Jun 16 Adri van Tiggelen, Dutch soccer star (Sparta/PSV)
  • Jun 16 Ian Buchanan, Scotland, actor (General Hospital, Gary Shandling Show)
  • Jun 17 Philip Chevron, Irish musician (Pogues-Peace & Love), born in Dublin (d. 2013)
  • Jun 17 Martin Dillon, American operatic tenor and teacher, born in Portsmouth, Ohio (d. 2005)
  • Jun 17 Jon Gries, American actor (Napoleon Dynamite), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 17 Jack Wouterse, Dutch actor (Band of Brothers), born in Soest, Netherlands
  • Jun 18 Andrea Evans, American actress (Young & Restless, Tina-One Life to Live), born in Aurora, Illinois
  • Jun 19 Anna Lindh, Swedish politician (d. 2003)
  • Jun 20 Koko B. Ware, American pro wrestler (WWF), born in Union City, Tennessee
  • Jun 21 Berkeley Breathed, American cartoonist (Vegetarian; Bloom County; Outland), born in Encino, Los Angeles
  • Jun 21 Mark Brzezicki, British rock drummer (Big Country - "Wonderland"; "In A Big Country"), born in Slough, Berkshire, England
  • Jun 21 Vladimir Romanovsky, Soviet sprint canoeist (Olympic gold 1972), (d. 2013), born in Slonim, Belarus
  • Jun 22 Garry Beers, Australian rocker (Inxs - "Kiss the Dirt"), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jun 22 John Ryder, rock bassist (Face To Face)
  • Jun 22 Nick Santagata, jockey
  • Jun 22 Danny Baker, English writer and radio DJ, born in Deptford, London, England
  • Jun 23 David Houghton, cricketer (Zimbabwe batsman, 266 v Sri Lanka 1994)

Person of interestFrances McDormand

Jun 23 Frances McDormand, American actress (Fargo), born in NYC, New York

  • Jun 23 Lee John [John L Mcgregor], English singer/actor (Body Talk)
  • Jun 24 Astro [Terrence Wilson], England, rock vocalist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • Jun 26 Patty Smyth, American rock vocalist (Scandal - "Warrior"), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 26 Philippe Couillard, 31st Premier of Quebec and Minister of Health, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jun 28 Georgi Parvanov, 3rd President of Bulgaria (2002-12), born in Sirishtnik, Bulgaria
  • Jun 28 Mike Skinner, American racecar driver, born in Susanville, California
  • Jun 29 María Conchita Alonso, Venezuelan actress (Moscow on the Hudson), born in Cienfuegos, Cuba
  • Jun 29 Robert Forster, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens), born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Jun 30 Sterling Marlin, American race car driver (NASCAR), born in Columbia, Tennessee
  • Jul 1 Hannu Kamppuri, Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender (NHL NJ Devils), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Jul 1 Grant Dalton, New Zealand sailor (Whitbread Round the World, American's Cup), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jul 1 Sean O'Driscoll, Irish soccer midfielder and manager (Rep Ireland 3 caps, Bournemouth FC), born in Wolverhampton, England
  • Jul 2 Brett "the Hitman" Hart, Canadian WWF champion, born in Alberta
  • Jul 2 Mick Anker, British rocker and bass guitarist (Blow Monkeys - "Wicked Ways")
  • Jul 3 Danny Heep, American MLB outfielder, born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jul 3 Faye Resnick, American TV personality and author (Nicole Brown Simpson-Private Diary), born in Brentwood, California
  • Jul 4 Princess Chulabhorn of Thailand, the youngest daughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit, born in Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall Dusit Palace, Bangkok
  • Jul 5 David Hanson, British Labour politician, born in Liverpool
  • Jul 5 David Pinkney, British Touring car racer, born in Bridlington, England
  • Jul 5 Doug Wilson, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Ottaw, Ontario, Canada
  • Jul 6 Mario Martinez, US Olympic weightlifter (Olympic-4th-1988), born in Salinas, California
  • Jul 6 Ron Duguay, Canadian hockey player (NY Rangers, Detroit Red Wings), born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
  • Jul 7 Jonathan Dayton, American film director, born in Alameda County, California
  • Jul 7 Berry Sakharof, Turkish-born Israeli guitarist (Minimal Compact), born in İzmir, Turkey
  • Jul 8 Clyde Butts, Guyanan cricketer (West Indies off-spinner late eighties), born in Perseverance, Guyana
  • Jul 9 Marc Almond, English vocalist (Soft Cell - "Tainted Love"), born in Southport, Lancashire, England
  • Jul 9 Kelly McGillis, American actress (Top Gun, Accused, Witness), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Jul 9 Tim Kring, American writer and producer, born in El Dorado County, California
  • Jul 9 Paul Merton, British writer, actor and comedian (Room 101), born in Parsons Green, London
  • Jul 10 Cindy Sheehan, American anti-war and political activist, born in Inglewood, California
  • Jul 11 Michael Rose, rocker (Black Uhuru-Brutal, Positive), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Jul 11 Vince Williams, actor (Hamp-Guiding Light)
  • Jul 11 Peter Murphy, English singer and musician (Bauhaus), born in Northamptonshire, England