On This Day

Famous People Born in 1960

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 774

  • Jan 1 Michael David Morrison, actor (Caleb Snyder-As the World Turns)
  • Jan 2 Raman Lamba, Indian cricketer (opening batsman 1986-87)
  • Jan 2 Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author
  • Jan 3 Sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India
  • Jan 4 Cory Everson, American body builder (6X Ms Olympia), born in Racine Wisconsin
  • Jan 4 Michael Stipe, American rock vocalist and songwriter (R.E.M. - "Losing My Religion"; "Stand"; "Everybody Hurts"), born in Decatur, Georgia
  • Jan 4 April Winchell, American actress
  • Jan 5 Steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series)
  • Jan 5 Glenn Strömberg, Swedish footballer, born in Lundby, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Jan 6 Paul Azinger, American golfer, broadcaster (PGA C'ship 1993, 12 PGA Tour titles), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts
  • Jan 6 Nigella Lawson, English chef and writer, born in London, England
  • Jan 7 David Marciano, American actor (Det Ray Vecchio-Due South), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Jan 7 Tierre Turner, American actor (Waverly Wonders, Cop & the Kid), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 7 Loretta Sanchez, American politician, born in Lynwood, California
  • Jan 7 Mohammed Javad Zarif, Iranian politician (Minister of Foreign Affairs), born in Broujerd
  • Jan 9 Lisa Walters, Canadian golfer (Hawaiian Open 1992-93), born in Prince Rupert, British Columbia
  • Jan 9 Haukur Tómasson, Icelandic classical composer (Gudruns 4th Song; Strati), born in Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Jan 10 Benoît Pelletier, Canadian politician, born in Quebec City, Canada
  • Jan 10 Samira Said, Moroccan pop singer, born in Rabat, Morocco
  • Jan 12 Dominique Wilkins, American Basketball HOF forward (9 × NBA All Star 1986–94; NBA scoring champion 1986; NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion 1985, 90; Atlanta Hawks), born in Paris, France
  • Jan 12 Rob Derksen, Australian baseball head coach (Olympics 1996), born in Hales Corner, Wisconsin (d. 2004)
  • Jan 12 Oliver Platt, Canadian actor, born in Windsor, Canada
  • Jan 13 Kevin Anderson, American actor (Hoffa, Sleeping with the Enemy), born in Gurnee Illinois
  • Jan 13 Takis Lemonis, Greek footballer and coach
  • Jan 15 Tim Curtis, English cricketer (batsman in 5 Tests 1988-89), born in Chislehurst, United Kingdom
  • Jan 15 Kelly Asbury, American animated film director (Shrek 2, Smurfs: The Lost Village), born in Beaumont, Texas (d. 2020)
  • Jan 15 Aaron Jay Kernis, American composer, born in Bensalem Township, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 16 Richard Elliot, Scottish-born American jazz saxophonist (When a Man Loves a Woman cover), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Jan 17 Chili Davis, American-Jamaican baseball outfielder (California Angels), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Jan 17 John Crawford, American bass (Berlin-You Take My Breath Away), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Jan 17 Chatchai Plengpanich, Thai actor, born in Kanchanaburi, Thailand
  • Jan 18 Mark Rylance [David Mark Rylance Waters], English actor (Bridge of Spies) & theatre director, born in Ashford, Kent
  • Jan 19 Alfrederick Joyner, American triple jumper (Olympic gold 1984), born in East St. Louis, Illinois

Michael Hutchence

Jan 22 Michael Hutchence, Australian rock vocalist (INXS - "Devil Inside": "New Sensation"), and actor (Dogs in Space), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1997)

  • Jan 23 Greg Ritchie, Australian cricketer (Qld & Aust batsman Fat Cat Mahatma Cote), born in Stanthorpe, Queensland
  • Jan 23 Misha Mck, American actress (Gerri-Me & Mrs C), born in East Orange New Jersey
  • Jan 23 Patrick de Gayardon, French skydiver & skysurfing pioneer, born in Oullins, France (d. 1998)
  • Jan 26 Gary Plummer, American NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers, SF 49ers), born in Fremont, California
  • Jan 26 Jeanette Bolden, American 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 26 Charlie Gillingham, American rock Hammond B-3 organ, accordion, piano, and keyboard player (Counting Crows - "Accidentally In Love"), born in Torrance, California
  • Jan 28 John Caliri, American actor (Vinnie-Square Pegs, Double Trouble), born in Providence Rhode Island
  • Jan 28 Robert von Dassanowsky, American cultural historian, writer, and producer
  • Jan 29 Cho-Liang Lin, American classical violinist (Queen Sophia prize, 1977), and teacher (Juilliard, 1991-present) born in Hsinchu, Taiwan [1]

Greg Louganis

Jan 29 Greg Louganis, American diver (Olympic gold 10m & 3m springboard 1984, 88), born in San Diego, California

  • Jan 29 Matthew Ashford, American actor (Days of Our Lives - "Jack Devaraux"), born in Davenport Iowa
  • Jan 29 Sean Kerly, hockey player
  • Jan 29 Steve Sax, American MLB 2nd baseman, NL rookie of the year, 1981, 5x all-star (LA Dodgers, 1981-88; NY Yankees, Chicago White Sox), born in West Sacramento, California
  • Jan 29 Gia Carangi, American model (d. 1986)
  • Jan 29 James "JG" Thirlwell, Australian musician, composer and record producer, born in Melbourne
  • Jan 30 Tony O'Dell, American actor (Alan Pinkard-Head of the Class), born in Pasadena, California
  • Jan 31 Elaine Roque, American beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jan 31 Grant Morrison, British comic book author, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Feb 3 B J Jefferson, American actress (Ronnie Laurance-Another World), born in Dallas Texas
  • Feb 3 Kerry Von Erich, American wrestler (d. 1993)
  • Feb 3 Marty Jannetty, American Wrestler
  • Feb 4 Pamelyn Ferdin, actress (Happy Birthday Wanda June, Tool Box Murders)
  • Feb 4 Tim Booth, British rock singer (James - "Sit Down"), born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
  • Feb 4 Siobhan Dowd, British/Irish author (d. 2007)
  • Feb 4 Jenette Goldstein, American actress
  • Feb 4 Jonathan Larson, American composer (Rent), born in White Plains, New York (d. 1996)

Jane Geddes

Feb 5 Jane Geddes, American golfer (US Open 1986, LPGA 1987), born in Huntington, New York

LPGA Golfer Jane Geddes
LPGA Golfer
Jane Geddes
  • Feb 5 Aris Christofellis, Greek countertenor, born in Athens, Greece
  • Feb 6 Megan Gallagher, American actress (Slap Maxwell, Millennium), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 6 Akinwumi Adesina, Nigerian politician (African Development Bank President 2015-), born in Ogun State, Nigeria
  • Feb 7 James Spader, American actor (Endless Love, Wall St, Mannequin), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 7 Steve Bronski, rock synthesizer (Bronski Beat-Smalltown Boy)
  • Feb 7 Steve Bronski Scottish rock keyboard player (Bronski Beat - "Smalltown Boy"), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Dino Ciccarelli

Feb 8 Dino Ciccarelli, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (most goals for NHL undrafted player, 608), born in Sarnia, Ontario

NHL Star Dino Ciccarelli
NHL Star
Dino Ciccarelli
  • Feb 8 Linda Fratianne, American figure skater (Olympic silver 1980), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 8 Benigno Aquino III, 15th President of the Philippines (Liberal Party: 2010-16), born in Manila, Philippines (d. 2021)
  • Feb 9 Peggy Whitson, American astronaut, 1st woman to command International Space Station, US record for most days in space, born in Mt Ayr, Iowa
  • Feb 9 Holly Johnson, British rock vocalist (Frankie Goes To Hollywood - "Relax"), born in Liverpool, England
  • Feb 10 Lionel Cartwright, American country music artist (I Watched it on the Radio, Leap of Faith), born in Gallipolis, Ohio
  • Feb 10 Robert Addie, British actor, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 2003)
  • Feb 11 Richard Mastracchio, American astronaut, born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Feb 13 Kelly McCormick, US diver (Olympic silver 1984), born in Anaheim, California
  • Feb 13 Matt Salinger, American actor (Captain America, Deadly Deception), born in Windsor, Vermont
  • Feb 13 Michael Craig, English musician and DJ (Culture Club-Do You Want to Hurt Me), born in Hammersmith, London
  • Feb 13 Pierluigi Collina, Italian football referee, born in Bologna, Italy
  • Feb 13 Gary Patterson, American football coach and player, born in Rozel, Kansas
  • Feb 13 Artur Yusupov, Russian chess player, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Feb 14 Eric Shea, American actor (Yours, Mine and Ours; The Poseidon Adventure), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 14 Jim Kelly, American NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 14 Meg Tilly, Canadian–American actress (Big Chill, Impulse), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 15 Darrell Green, NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins), born in Houston, Texas
  • Feb 15 Mikey Craig, English musician and DJ (Culture Club - "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me"), born in Hammersmith, London
  • Feb 15 Jock Hobbs [Michael James Bowie Hobbs], chairman of the New Zealand Rugby Union and 21 test All Black, born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 2012)
  • Feb 16 Cherie Chung, Hong Kong actress (An Autumn's Tale), born in Hong Kong
  • Feb 16 Peter "Pete" Willis, British musician and songwriter (Def Leppard), born in Sheffield, England
  • Feb 16 Chris Schultz, Canadian football offensive tackle (NFL Dallas Cowboys; CFL All Star 1987, 88; Toronto Argonauts) and sportscaster (The Sports Network), born in Burlington, Ontario (d. 2021)
  • Feb 18 Andy Moog, Canadian NHL goalie (Oilers, Bruins, Olympics-Canada-1988), born in Penticton, Canada
  • Feb 18 Greta Scacchi, Italian actress (Coca-Cola Kid, White Mischief), born in Milan, Italy
  • Feb 18 Roger Wijesuriya, Sri Lankan cricketer (bowling avg 294 in 4 Tests for Sri Lanka), born in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Feb 18 Carol McGiffin, British TV & radio presenter, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Feb 19 Keith Musa[kawukhathi] Zondi, South African head of Inkatha Youth Brigade
  • Feb 19 Prince Andrew, Albert Christian Edward, of Britain/Duke of York
  • Feb 19 John Paul Jr., American auto racer (IMSA GT C'ship 1982; 24 Hours of Daytona 1982, 92; 12 Hours of Sebring 1982), born in Muncie, Indiana (d. 2020)
  • Feb 20 Kee Marcello [Kjell Hilding Löfbom], Swedish rock guitarist (Europe - Final Countdown; Easy Action), born in Ludvika, Sweden
  • Feb 20 Joel Hodgson, American comedian (Mystery Science Theater 3000), born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin
  • Feb 21 Steve Wynn, American singer-songwriter (The Dream Syndicate), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 23 Gloria, Princess of Thurn and Taxis, born in Stuttgart, Germany

Naruhito

Feb 23 Naruhito, Emperor of Japan (2019-), born in Tokyo, Japan

Emperor of Japan Naruhito
Emperor of Japan
Naruhito
  • Feb 23 Alan Griffin, Australian politician, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Feb 25 Glen Bishop, cricketer (S Aussie batsman, 2 ODI's for Australia 1987)
  • Feb 26 Jaz Coleman, British musician (Killing Joke), born in Cheltenham, United Kingdom
  • Feb 27 Andres Gomez, Ecuadorian tennis player (Madrid Grand Prix-1990), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Feb 27 Paul Humphreys, English singer & musician (OMD-Crush, Pacific Age), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Feb 27 Stoney Jackson, American actor (White Shadow, Insiders), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Feb 27 Johnny Roy Van Zant, American rock vocalist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Feb 28 Dorothy Stratten [Hoogstraten], Canadian playmate (August, 1979), model and actress (Galixina), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 1980)
  • Feb 29 Ian McKenzie Anderson, British musician
  • Feb 29 Khaled, Algerian raï musician
  • Feb 29 Tony Robbins, American motivational speaker
  • Feb 29 Richard Ramirez, El Paso, Texas, serial killer (Night Stalker)
  • Mar 3 Neal Heaton, American baseball player
  • Mar 4 Reggie McElroy, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos)
  • Mar 4 Russell Todd, actor (Dr Jamie Frame-Another World), born in Troy, New York
  • Mar 4 John Mugabi, Ugandan boxer
  • Mar 4 Christina Sussiek, former German athlete
  • Mar 4 Mykelti Williamson, American actor
  • Mar 5 David Tibet, English musician (Current 93)
  • Mar 5 Nicolas Launay, British record producer, composer and recording engineer (Yeah Yeah Yeahs; Arcade Fire; Kate Bush; Talking Heads), born in London, England
  • Mar 6 [Eris] Sleepy Floyd, NBA guard

Ivan Lendl

Mar 7 Ivan Lendl, American, Czech tennis player (8-time Grand Slam title winner), born in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl

Joe Carter

Mar 7 Joe Carter, American MLB outfielder (MLB All-Star 1991–94, 96; World Series 1992, 93; Silver Slugger Award 1991, 92; Toronto Blue Jays), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

MLB Outfielder Joe Carter
MLB Outfielder
Joe Carter
  • Mar 7 Chris Rodriguez, American pop and country session and touring guitarist and vocalist, and contemporary Christian music singer-songwriter, born in The Bronx, New York
  • Mar 8 Buck Williams, NBA forward (Portland Trail Blazers, NY Knicks)
  • Mar 8 Max Metzker, Australian swimmer
  • Mar 9 Linda Fiorentino, American actress (Jade, Last Seduction, Moderns), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 10 Linda Jezek, California, backstroke swimmer (Pan Am Gold-1979)
  • Mar 10 Anne MacKenzie, journalist and broadcaster
  • Mar 11 Christophe Gans, French film director
  • Mar 12 Courtney B Vance, actor (Hamburger Hill), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 12 Eldine Baptiste, cricketer (WI all-rounder early 80's)
  • Mar 12 (Christopher) "Kipp" Lennon, American rock singer-songwriter (Venice), born in Venice, California
  • Mar 12 Minoru Niihara, Japanese singer
  • Mar 12 Maki Nomiya, Japanese singer (Pizzicato Five)

Adam Clayton

Mar 13 Adam Clayton, English-Irish musician and rock bassist (U2 -"I Will Follow"), born in Chinnor, England

Musician and Rock Bassist Adam Clayton
Musician and Rock Bassist
Adam Clayton
  • Mar 13 Yuri Andrukhovych, Ukrainian writer, poet and political essayist, born in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
  • Mar 13 Joe Ranft, American screenwriter and animator (Toy Story, Cars), born in Pasadena, California (d. 2005)
  • Mar 14 George Horvath, Swedish pentathlete (Olympic-1980)

Kirby Puckett

Mar 14 [Anthony] Kirby Puckett, MLB centerfielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2006)

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett
  • Mar 15 Chris Sanders, American animator and director
  • Mar 15 Marco Pennette, American television producer
  • Mar 15 Phil Walsh, Australian Rules Football wing, coach (murdered by son), born in Hamilton, Victoria (d. 2015)
  • Mar 16 Duane Sutter, Canadian NHL right wing, 1979-90 (New York Islanders, Chicago Blackhawks), and coach, 2000-02 (Florida Panthers), born in Viking, Alberta
  • Mar 16 Jenny Eclair [Hargreaves], British comedienne, author and actress (Grumpy Old Women, Loose Women), born in Kuala Lumpur, Federation of Malaya
  • Mar 17 Vicki Lewis, actress (Beth-Newsradio), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Mar 17 Arye Gross, American actor
  • Mar 18 Claudia Udy, actress (Out of Control, Nightforce), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Mar 18 Guy Carbonneau, Sept-iles, NHL center (Dallas Stars)
  • Mar 18 Richard Biggs, actor (Marcus-Days of Our Lives), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Mar 18 James MacPherson, Scottish actor (Taggart, Sometimes), born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • Mar 18 Anita Lane, Australian rock singer-songwriter (The Bad Seeds - "From Her To Eternity"), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2021)
  • Mar 19 Eliane Elias, Brazilian jazz pianist, singer, composer and arranger (Dreamer; Around The City), born in São Paulo, Brazil

Ayrton Senna

Mar 21 Ayrton Senna, Brazilian auto racer (World F1 champion 1988, 90, 91), born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 1994)

Formula 1 Driver Ayrton Senna
Formula 1 Driver
Ayrton Senna
  • Mar 21 Guy Chadwick, English singer/songwriter (House of Love)
  • Mar 21 Robert Sweet, American drummer
  • Mar 23 Oscar Michael Moore, journalist
  • Mar 23 Terry Sweeney, American writer/comedian (SNL), born in Queens, New York
  • Mar 23 Nicol Stephen, Deputy First Minister of Scotland
  • Mar 24 Kelly LeBrock, American actress (Weird Science, Woman in Red), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 24 Barry Horowitz, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 24 Nena [Gabrielle Kerner], German pop singer ("99 Luftballons"- "99 Red Balloons"), born in Hagen, West Germany
  • Mar 24 Grayson Perry, English cross-dressing artist (Turner Prize 2003), born in Chelmsford
  • Mar 25 Haywood Nelson, American actor (Haywood-Grady, Dwayne-What's Happening), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 25 Robert Green, tennis star, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Mar 25 Steve Norman, British rock saxophone player (Spandau Ballet - "True"), born in London, England
  • Mar 25 Idy Chan Yuk-Lin, Hong Kong actress
  • Mar 26 Marcus Allen, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1981, USC; Super Bowl MVP 1984, LA Raiders; 6 x Pro Bowl), born in San Diego, California
  • Mar 26 Jennifer Grey, American actress (Dirty Dancing), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 27 Clare Lucy Madeleine Evans, historian
  • Mar 27 Steve Jarvin, Australian soling sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney
  • Mar 27 Hans Pflügler, German footballer, born in Freising, Germany
  • Mar 28 Chris Barrie [Brown], British impressionist, comic, and actor (Red Dwarf - "Arnold Rimmer"; The Brittas Empire), born in Hanover, West Germany
  • Mar 28 José Maria Neves, Prime Minister of Cape Verde (2001-16), born in Santa Catarina, Cape Verde
  • Mar 28 Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, French author and dramatist (Concerto to the Memory of an Angel), born in Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, Rhône
  • Mar 29 Annabella Sciorra, American actress (The Sopranos), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 30 Bill Johnson, alpine skier (first American to win alpine Olympic gold - 1984), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • Mar 31 Anne Howard, actress (Nicole Love-Another World), born in San Diego, California
  • Mar 31 Mark Tuinei, American NFL offensive tackle (3-time Super Bowl winner, Dallas Cowboys), born in Oceanside, CA
  • Apr 1 Michael Praed, British actor
  • Apr 1 Reijo Ruotsalainen, Finnish ice hockey defenceman (Stanley Cup 1987, 90; Edmonton Oilers; Olympic silver 1988), born in Oulu, Finland
  • Apr 2 Linford Christie, British athlete (Olympic gold men's 100m 1992), born in Saint Andrew, Jamaica
  • Apr 3 Arjen Anthony Lucassen, Dutch progressive rock singer-songwriter, and musician (Ayreon), born in Hilversum, Netherlands
  • Apr 3 Marie Denise Pelletier, Canadian pop singer (Entre la tête et le cœur), born in Montréal, Québec
  • Apr 4 Bev Smith, Canadian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Salmon Arm, Canada
  • Apr 4 Jonathan Agnew, English cricket broadcaster, born in Macclesfield, Cheshire
  • Apr 4 Jane Eaglin, English dramatic soprano, born in Lincoln, England
  • Apr 4 Hugo Weaving, Nigerian-born English-Australian actor (Agent Smith - The Matrix), born in Ibadan, Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria
  • Apr 6 Warren Haynes, American rock and blues guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Apr 6 John Pizzarelli, American jazz guitarist, vocalist, and record producer, born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Apr 7 James 'Buster' Douglas, American boxer (undisputed world heavyweight champion 1990), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Apr 7 Sandy Powell, English costume designer (3 Academy Awards), born in London, England
  • Apr 8 John Schneider, American actor (Dukes of Hazzard), born in Mt Kisco, New York
  • Apr 10 Julie Fulton, American actress (Lime Steel), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Apr 10 Katrina Leskanich, American musician and singer (Katrina and the Waves - "Walking On Sunshine"), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Apr 11 Jeremy Clarkson, English journalist and broadcaster (Top Gear), born in Doncaster, England
  • Apr 11 Marko Elsner, Slovenian soccer defender (14 caps Yugoslavia, 2 Slovenia; Red Star Belgrade), born in Ljubljana, Slovenia (d. 2020)

Ron MacLean

Apr 12 Ron MacLean, Canadian sportscaster (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Zweibrücken, Germany

CBC Sportscaster Ron MacLean
CBC Sportscaster
Ron MacLean

About 1960

How Old? 60 or 61 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Rat (Jan 1 - Feb 14), Pig (Feb 8 - Dec 31)