Famous People Born in August 1960

  • Aug 1 Chuck D [Chuck Ridenhour], American rapper (Public Enemy), born in Queens, New York
  • Aug 1 Micheál Martin, Irish politician, Prime Minister of Ireland (2020-), born in Cork, Ireland
  • Aug 2 Apollonia [Patricia Kotero], American actress (Purple Rain), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Aug 2 David Yow, American musician (Scratch Acid; The Jesus Lizard), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Aug 2 Linda Fratianne, American figure skater (Olympic silver 1980), born in Northridge, Los Angeles
  • Aug 2 Neal Morse, American musician (Spock's Beard; Transatlantic), born in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 3 Gopal Sharma, Indian cricket off-spin bowler (5 Tests, 10 wickets; 11 ODIs), born in Kanpur, India
  • Aug 3 Tim Mayotte, American tennis player (Olympic silver 1988), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Aug 4 Bernard Rose, English director
  • Aug 4 Dean Malenko, American professional wrestler
  • Aug 4 José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Spanish politician
  • Aug 4 Robbin Crosby, American heavy metal rock guitarist and vocalist (Ratt - "Round & Round"), born in La Jolla, California (d. 2002)
  • Aug 4 Tim Winton, Australian author
  • Aug 5 Seth Swirsky, American pop songwriter ("Tell It To My Heart"), born in Connecticut
  • Aug 6 Aldo Jones [Albert Mansis], American rockabilly bassist and singer (Ben Vaughn Combo), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 2001)
  • Aug 6 Dale Ellis, NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics, Denver Nuggets)
  • Aug 7 David Duchovny, American actor (The X-Files, Californication), born in New York City, New York
  • Aug 7 Jacquie O'Sullivan, British rock singer and songwriter (Bananarama - "Venus"), born in London, England
  • Aug 8 Cheyne Horan, Australian surfer (World C'ship runner-up 1978, 79, 81, 82), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Aug 8 Ulrich Maly, German politician
  • Aug 9 Roger Marshall, American politician (Senator-R-Kansas 2021-), born in El Dorado, Kansas
  • Aug 9 Viorel Turcu, Romanian soccer midfielder (7 caps; FC Argeș Pitești, Steaua București, FC Olt Scornicești), born in Popești, Romania (d. 2020)

Antonio BanderasAntonio Banderas (62 years old)

Aug 10 Spanish actor (Philadelphia, Evita, Zorro), born in Malaga, Spain

  • Aug 10 Kenny Perry, American golfer (4 Champions Tour major titles; US Senior Open 2013, 17; 14 PGA Tour titles), born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky
  • Aug 10 Todd David Hess, First USAF Member inducted into Army's Order of Military Medical Merit.
  • Aug 10 Vinnie Kilduff, Irish session and touring tin whistler, uilleann piper, mandolin player, and songwriter (The Waterboys; U2: Sinéad O'Connor), born in Knock, County Mayo, Ireland
  • Aug 11 Leora "Sam" Jones, American US team handball player (Olympic-92), born in Mt. Olive, North Carolina
  • Aug 12 Laurent Fignon, French road cyclist (Tour de France 1983, 84; Giro d'Italia 1989; FICP World #1 1989), born in Paris, France (d. 2010)
  • Aug 12 Morty Black, heavy metal rocker (TNT-7 Seas)
  • Aug 13 Koji Kondo, Japanese composer and music director for Nintendo, born in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
  • Aug 13 Phil Taylor, English darts player (BDO World Champion 1990, 92; PDC World Champion 1995-2002, 04-06, 09-10, 13), born in Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • Aug 14 Broderick Thompson, American NFL offensive lineman (Denver Broncos), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Aug 14 Cecilia Gasdia, Italian soprano, born in Verona, Italy
  • Aug 14 Fred Roberts, American NBA forward (LA Lakers), born in Provo, Utah
  • Aug 14 Sarah Brightman, British stage actress and singer (Phantom of the Opera), born in Berkhamsted, England
  • Aug 15 Maureen "Peanut" Louie Harper, tennis player (Denver-1985), born in San Francisco, California
  • Aug 15 Ron van de Berg, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Rotterdam
  • Aug 16 Flood [Marc Ellis], British record producer and audio engineer, born in London, England
  • Aug 16 Timothy Hutton, American actor (Turk 182, Ordinary People), born in Malibu, California
  • Aug 17 Bruce Penhall, American actor (Savage Beach), born in Balboa, California
  • Aug 17 Johnny Bumphus, American boxer (WBA super lightweight title 1984), born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 2020)

Sean PennSean Penn (62 years old)

Aug 17 American actor (Mystic River, Milk), born in Santa Monica, California

  • Aug 17 Stephan Eicher, Swiss singer, born in Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland
  • Aug 19 Bobby Hebert, American sportscaster and NFL quarterback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Cut Off, Louisiana
  • Aug 19 Morten Andersen 'Great Dane', Danish NFL kicker (Atlanta Falcons), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Aug 19 Ron Darling, American baseball pitcher (NY Mets), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Aug 20 Elizabeth Alda, American actress (Beth-Four Seasons) and daughter of Alan Alda, born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 20 Mark Langston, American MLB pitcher (California Angels), born in San Diego, California
  • Aug 20 Sally Yates, American lawyer and Acting Attorney General (Jan 2017), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 23 Chris Potter, Canadian actor (Kung Fu: The Legend Continues), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 23 Helen Rees, director (Design Museum)
  • Aug 23 Rodney Alan Greenblat, American graphic artist, born in San Francisco, California

Cal Ripken JrCal Ripken Jr (62 years old)

Aug 24 American Baseball HOF shortstop (19 x MLB All Star; MLB record consecutive game streak 2,632; AL MVP 1983, 91; Baltimore Orioles), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland

  • Aug 24 Franz Viehböck, Austrian 1st cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 24 Kim Christofte, Danish footballer (Denmark national team 1984-92), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Aug 24 Steven Lindsey, U.S. Air Force officer and NASA astronaut (STS 87, sk:95), born in Temple City, California
  • Aug 24 Takashi Miike, Japanese filmmaker (Dead or Alive), born in Yao, Osaka, Japan
  • Aug 25 Ashley Crow, American actress (Heroes-Sandra Bennet), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Aug 26 Branford Marsalis, American jazz, classical and funk saxophonist (Sting; Tonight Show, 1992-95), born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
  • Aug 26 Keith Raniere, American sex cult leader (Nxivm) and felon, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 26 Nancy Martinez, French Canadian pop-dance singer (Move Out), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 26 Ola Ray, American model, Playboy playmate (Jun, 1980) and actress (girlfriend in Thriller music video), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Aug 26 Pharez Whitted, American jazz, funk, and soul trumpeter, and educator, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Aug 27 Damon Keeve, heavyweight (209+ lbs) judoka (Olympics 1992, 96), born in San Francisco, California
  • Aug 28 Cunningham T Ngcukana, South African worker's union leader
  • Aug 28 Emma [Elizabeth Wylie Samuelson] Samms, British actress (Colby's, General Hospital), born in London, England
  • Aug 28 Leroy Chiao, Taiwanese-American engineer and astronaut (STS 65, 72, sk: 92), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Aug 29 William Susman, American pianist and contemporary classical and documentary film score composer (Pentateuch; Snow Lion of Peace; Native New Yorker), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 30 Chalino Sánchez, Mexican musician, born in Alturas Del Sur Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico (d. 1992)
  • Aug 30 Guy A. Lepage, Quebec humorist, television host and producer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 30 Master Sgt. Gary Gordon, American Medal of Honor recipient, born in Lincoln, Maine (d. 1993)
  • Aug 30 Thom Tillis, American politician (Senator-R-North Carolina 2015-), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Aug 31 Chris Whitley, American blues-rock guitarist, singer and songwriter, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2005)
  • Aug 31 Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese terrorist group Hizbollah, born in Bourj Hammoud, Lebanon
  • Aug 31 Vali Ionescu, Romanian long jumper, born in Turnu, Romania

About August 1960

How Old? 62 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)