Famous People Born in May 1960

  • May 2 Ravi Ratnayeke, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan pace bowler & opening batsman), born in Colombo, Ceylon
  • May 2 Stephen Daldry, English film director (Billy Elliot; The Hours), born in Dorset, England
  • May 3 Amy Steel, American actress (April Fool's Day), born in Pennsylvania
  • May 4 Andrew Denton, Australian television presenter and comedian, born in Sydney, Australia
  • May 4 Martyn Moxon, English cricketer (England batsman in ten Tests 1986-89), born in Stairfoot, Barnsley, Yorkshire
  • May 6 Bart de Boer, Dutch guitarist (Ivy Green)
  • May 6 John Flansburgh, American alt-rock singer-songwriter, and guitarist (They Might Be Giants - "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)"; "Birdhouse Of Your Soul"), born in Lincoln, Massachusetts
  • May 6 Julianne Phillips, American actress (Frankie Reed-Sisters), born in Lake Oswego, Oregon
  • May 6 Larry Steinbachek, British rock synthesizer (Bronski Beat) (d. 2017)
  • May 6 Phyllis Treigle, American operatic soprano, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • May 7 Adam Bernstein, American music video and television director, born in Princeton, New Jersey
  • May 7 Almudena Grandes, Spanish novelist (Las edades de Lulú), born in Madrid, Spain
  • May 7 Arnon Ohad, co-pilot (El Al) plane that crashed on Bijlmer Amsterdam
  • May 8 Eric Brittingham, American rock bassist (Cinderella - "Heartbreak Station"; "Nobody's Fool"), born in Salisbury, Maryland
  • May 8 Franco Baresi, Italian soccer defender (81 caps; AC Milan 532 games), born in Travagliato, Italy
  • May 9 Iain Butchart, cricket all-rounder (Zimbabwe, Test v Pak 1995)
  • May 9 Jim Reilly, Northern Irish drummer (Red Rockers), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • May 9 Tony Gwynn, American Baseball HOF outfielder (15 x MLB All Star; 8 x NL batting champion; 5 × Gold Glove Award; SD Padres), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014)

BonoBono (62 years old)

May 10 Irish rock singer and lyricist (U2 - "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For"; "Desire"; "Beautiful Day"; "One"), born in Dublin, Ireland

  • May 10 Merlene Ottey, Jamaican/Italian running star (Olympics)
  • May 10 Tauseef Ahmed, cricketer (leading Pakistani off-spinner of 80's)
  • May 10 Victoria Rowell, American actress (The Young & The Restless - "Drucilla"), born in Portland, Maine
  • May 11 Jorgen Schult, German FR, discus thrower (world record 1986)
  • May 12 Lisa Martin, Australian marathoner (Olympic-silver 1988), born in Gawler, South Australia
  • May 13 Dick van de Toorn, Dutch actor (Pastorale), born in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • May 14 Anne Clark, British poet and avant garde recording artist, born in Croydon, Surrey, England
  • May 14 Carlyle Best, cricketer (WI batsman late 80's)
  • May 14 Frank Nobilo, New Zealand golfer, broadcaster (5 European Tour titles, CBS, Golf Channel), born in Auckland, NZ
  • May 14 Steve Williams, American professional wrestler, known as "Dr. Death", and USFL football player, born in Lakewood, Colorado (d. 2009)
  • May 15 Rob Bowman, American film director
  • May 16 Anne Parillaud, actress (Subway, Nikita, Innocent Blood), born in Paris, France
  • May 17 Fiona Hutchison, actress (One Life to Live, Guiding Light), born in Miami, Florida
  • May 17 Lou DiBella, American boxing promoter

Jari KurriJari Kurri (62 years old)

May 18 Finnish NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers), born in Helsinki, Finland

Yannick NoahYannick Noah (62 years old)

May 18 French tennis player (French Open 1983), born in Sedan, France

  • May 19 Shujaat Khan, Indian sitar player, singer, and composer, born in Calcutta, India
  • May 19 Yazz [Yasmin Evans], singer (Fine Time), born in London, England
  • May 20 John Billingsley, American actor
  • May 20 Susan Cowsill, American rock vocalist (The Cowsills - "We Can Fly"), born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • May 20 Tony Goldwyn, American actor (Ghost, Scandal), born in Los Angeles, California

Jeffrey DahmerJeffrey Dahmer (1960-1994)

May 21 American serial killer (Milwaukee Cannibal), born in West Allis, Wisconsin

  • May 21 Kent Hrbek, American baseball player (Minnesota Twins), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • May 21 Mohanlal, Indian actor, born in Elanthoor, India
  • May 22 Hideaki Anno, Japanese film director and animator (Neon Genesis Evangelion), born in Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
  • May 24 Guy Fletcher, British musician and keyboardist (Dire Straits, 1984-95; The Notting Hillbillies), born in Maidstone, Kent, England
  • May 24 Ken Schaphorst, American jazz composer, performer, big band leader and educator (New England Conservatory), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • May 24 Kristin Scott Thomas, British actress (The English Patient, Mission: Impossible), born in Redruth, Cornwall, England
  • May 24 Pete Metzelaars, NFL tight end (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers, Lions)
  • May 25 Amy Klobuchar, American politician (D), senator for Minnesota (2007-), born in Plymouth, Minnesota
  • May 25 Wallace Roney, American post-bop jazz trumpeter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2020) [1]
  • May 26 Rob Murphy, American baseball player
  • May 27 Aleksandr Sidorenko, Ukrainian swimmer (Olympic gold USSR 400m IM 1980; World C'ship gold 200m IM 1982), born in Mariupol, Ukraine (d. 2022)
  • May 27 Ray Armsetad, 4X400 runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Kirksville, Missouri
  • May 27 Vinodhan John, cricket pace bowler (Sri Lankan in 6 Tests 1983-84)
  • May 28 Allan Green, cricketeer
  • May 29 Adrian Paul, English actor (Dance to Win, Highlander), born in London, England
  • May 30 Stephen "Tea Tower" Duffy, rocker (Lilac Time-Paradise Song)
  • May 31 Chris Elliott, American screenwriter, comedian, and actor (David Letterman; Cabin Boy, Get A Life), born in NYC, New York
  • May 31 Norm Johnson, American football place kicker (First-team All-Pro 1984; Pro Bowl 1984, 93; Seattle Seahawks, Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Inglewood, California
  • May 31 Peter Winterbottom, British rugby union flanker (58 caps England, 7 British & Irish Lions; Headingley, Harlequins RFC, Hawkes Bay, Transvaal), born in Otley, England

About May 1960

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

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)