On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1960

  • Dec 1 Carol Alt[man], Queens NY (Mrs Ron Greshner)/actress (Private Parts)
  • Dec 1 Andrea Ehrig-Mitscherlich, German [GDR] speed skater (Olympic gold 3,000m 1984), born in Dreden, Germany
  • Dec 2 Rick Savage, English bass player (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages), born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
  • Dec 2 Razzle [Nicholas Dingley], British drummer (Hanoi Rocks), born in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England (d. 1984)
  • Dec 3 Igor Larionov, Russian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Stanley Cup 1997-98, 2002, Detroit Red Wings; Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Dec 3 Daryl Hannah, American actress (Splash, Blade Runner), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 3 Mike Ramsey, American ice hockey defenceman (Olympic gold 1980; NHL All-Star 1982-83, 85-86), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Person of interestJulianne Moore

Dec 3 Julianne Moore, American actress (Magnolia, The Kids are Alright), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina

  • Dec 4 Glynis Nunn, Australian athlete (Olympic gold heptathlon 1984), born in Toowoomba, Australia
  • Dec 5 Andrzej Chylinski, American 50k walker (Olympics 26th-96), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 5 Jack Russell, American rocker (Great White-Twice Shy), born in Montebello, California
  • Dec 5 John Felton, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Kyogle, Australia
  • Dec 5 Les Nemes, English rock bassist (Haircut 100), born in Croydon, England
  • Dec 6 Jasmina Perazić, Serbian-American basketball guard and forward (NY Liberty), born in Novi Sad, PR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia
  • Dec 7 Craig Scanlon, English guitarist (The Fall), born in Manchester, England
  • Dec 8 Lim Guan Eng, Secretary-General of the Malaysian Democratic Action Party (DAP)

  • Dec 9 Juan Samuel, Dominican-American baseball infielder (NY Yankees, Blue Jays), manager and coach, born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • Dec 9 Dobroslav Paraga, Croatian politician and editor, born in Zagreb, FPR Yugoslavia
  • Dec 9 Terry Moran, American journalist (Senior National Correspondent at ABC News), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 10 Kenneth Branagh, Northern Irish actor and director (High Season, Dead Again), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Dec 10 Paul Assenmacher, American MLB pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Dec 11 Mary Beth Zimmerman, American golfer (4 LPGA Tour titles), born in Mount Vernon, Illinois
  • Dec 11 Rachel Portman, English film composer, born in Haslemere, England
  • Dec 12 Amal Silva, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan wicket-keeper in 9 Tests 1983-88), born in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Dec 12 Jaap van Zweden, Dutch violinist and concert master, born in Amsterdam
  • Dec 13 Randy Stoklos, American beach volleyballer (first player to earn $1m; 5-time World champion [with Sinjin Smith]), born in Pacific Palisades, California
  • Dec 13 Richard Dent, American football defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 13 Venkatesh Daggubati, Indian actor, born in Karamchedu, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Dec 14 Catherine Coleman, American USAF officer and astronaut (STS 73), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Dec 14 James Comey, American lawyer and former FBI director, born in Yonkers, New York
  • Dec 15 Don Franklin, actor (Seaquest 2032, Noah Dixon-The Young Riders)
  • Dec 15 Doug Phelps, American singer (Ky Headhunters - Davy Crockett), born in Leachville, Arkansas
  • Dec 15 Walter Werzowa, Austrian composer
  • Dec 16 Pat Van Den Hauwe, Belgian footballer
  • Dec 17 Moreno Argentin, Italian cyclist
  • Dec 18 Kazuhide Uekusa, Japanese economist

  • Dec 19 Mike Lookinland, American actor (Bobby-Brady Bunch), born in Mt Pleasant, Utah
  • Dec 19 Michelangelo Signorile, American writer
  • Dec 20 Carolyn Seaward, Miss United Kingdom (1979), born in Devonshire, England
  • Dec 20 Piet Keur, Dutch soccer player and trainer (SC Heerenveen, AZ), born in Zandvoort, Netherlands
  • Dec 20 Nalo Hopkinson, Jamaican-born Canadian writer, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Dec 21 Andy Van Slyke, American baseball player, born in Utica, New York
  • Dec 21 Michael Swain, American judoka (Olympic bronze 88), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey
  • Dec 21 Roger McDowell, American baseball pitcher (NY Mets, Baltimore Orioles), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Dec 21 Louis Demetrius Alvanis, English classical pianist, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Dec 22 Jean-Michel Basquiat, American artist (Gray, SAMO), born in Brooklyn, NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • Dec 22 Tyrell Biggs, US super HW boxer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 22 Wakin Chau (Emil Chau), Hong Kong-born singer and actor, born in Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
  • Dec 22 Luther Campbell [Luke], American rap artist (2 Live Crew), born in Miami, Florida
  • Dec 22 Patrick Fitzgerald, American lawyer, born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 23 William Sinnot, Scottish pop musician (Shamen-Move Any Mountain)
  • Dec 23 [Zindziswa] Zindzi Mandela, South African politician, born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2020)
  • Dec 24 Glenn McQueen, American animator, born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2002)
  • Dec 24 Carol Vorderman, British television presenter, born in Bedford, United Kingdom
  • Dec 25 Ron Bottitta, British actor
  • Dec 26 Temuera Morrison, New Zealand actor, born in Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Dec 26 Jim Toomey, American syndicated cartoonist, born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Dec 27 Maryam D'Abo, actress (Living Daylights, Xtro, Until Sept), born in London, England
  • Dec 27 Donald Nally, American choral conductor
  • Dec 28 Chad McQueen, actor (Nightforce)
  • Dec 28 John Fitzgerald, Australian tennis player, born in Cummins
  • Dec 28 Marty Roe, Lebanon Ohio, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)

Person of interestRay Bourque

Dec 28 Ray Bourque, Canadian NHL defenseman (Team Canada, Boston Bruins), born in Saint-Laurent, Quebec

NHL Legend Ray Bourque
NHL Legend
Ray Bourque
  • Dec 28 Terri Garber, American actress (Leslie Carrington-Dynasty), born in Miami, Florida
  • Dec 28 Zane Smith, American baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Dec 29 Dave Gilbert, Australian cricketer (Aussie pace bowler in 9 Tests 1985-86), born in Darlinghurst, Australia
  • Dec 29 David Boon, Australian cricket batsman (107 Tests, 7,422 runs @ 43.65; 21 x 100s; 181 ODIs), born in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
  • Dec 29 Katerina Didaskalou, Greek actress, born in Athens, Greece
  • Dec 29 Thomas Lubanga, Congolese war criminal, born in Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Dec 30 Addy Bucek, Australian 470 class sailor (Olympics-9-92, 96)
  • Dec 31 Broderick Dyke, Australian tennis player, born in Gumeracha, Australia

About December 1960

How Old? 59 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

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