On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1962

  • Mar 1 Mark Gardner, American baseball pitcher and coach (World Series 2010, 12, 14; SF Giants), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 1 Bill Leen, American rocker (Gin Blossoms - "Allison Road")
  • Mar 1 Russell Coutts, New Zealand yachtsman (Olympic gold Finn Class 1984, America's Cup 5 x winner), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Mar 2 Jon Bon Jovi [John Bongiovi], American rock singer-songwriter (Bon Jovi - "You Give Love a Bad Name"; "Who Says You Can't Go Home"), born in Sayreville, New Jersey
  • Mar 2 Terry Steinbach, American baseball catcher (MLB All-Star 1988, 89, 93; World Series 1989; Oakland A's), born in New Ulm, Minnesota
  • Mar 2 Morioka Hiroyuki, Japanese writer
  • Mar 2 Michael Salinger, American poet
  • Mar 2 Raimo Summanen, Finnish ice hockey left wing (World C'Ships gold 1995; NHL: Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks) and coach (Finland; HIFK), born in Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Mar 3 Herschel Walker, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1982, U of Georgia; Pro Bowl 1987, 88), Dallas Cowboys), born in Wrightsville, Georgia
  • Mar 3 Jackie Joyner-Kersee, E St Louis IL, heptathele (Olympic gold 1988, 92)
  • Mar 3 Glen E. Friedman, American photographer and artist
  • Mar 3 Steve Blackmore, Welsh rugby union prop (4 caps; Cardiff RFC), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 2020)
  • Mar 4 Brant Ian Woodward, New Zealand trap shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Hurstville, New Zealand
  • Mar 4 Greg Kragen, NFL nose tackle (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • Mar 4 Simon Bisley, British comic book artist
  • Mar 4 David Sparrow, English actor

  • Mar 5 Elise Burgin, tennis star, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Mar 5 Robert L Curbeam Jr, astronaut (STS 85, sk: 99), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Mar 5 Jonathan Penner, American reality show contestant
  • Mar 5 Charlie and Craig Reid, Scottish rock musicians (The Proclaimers - "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"), born in Leith, Scotland
  • Mar 6 Alison Nicholas, English golfer (US Open 1997), born in Gibraltar
  • Mar 6 Valerie French, American animatronics art director
  • Mar 7 Taylor Dayne [Leslie Wunderman], American vocalist ("Tell It To My Heart"; "I'll Always Love You"), born in New York
  • Mar 7 Peter Manley, English Darts Player (PDC World C'ship runner-up 1999, 2002, 2006), born in London, England
  • Mar 8 Shaun Gayle, NFL strong safety (San Diego Chargers)
  • Mar 8 William Fuller, NFL defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers)
  • Mar 9 Brian Green, American actor (Sam Fowler-Another World), born in Columbus, Indiana
  • Mar 9 Jan Furtok, Polish footballer, born in Katowice, Poland
  • Mar 10 Andre Waters, NFL safety (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Mar 10 Gary Clark, Scottish rock singer-songwriter and record producer (Danny Wilson - "Mary's Prayer"), born in Dundee, Scotlaand
  • Mar 10 Seiko Matsuda, Japanese pop singer
  • Mar 11 Jeffrey Nordling, American actor
  • Mar 11 Peter Berg, American film actor, director and producer
  • Mar 11 Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, Somali diplomat and 9th President of Somalia (2017-present), born in Mogadishu, Somalia

Person of interestDarryl Strawberry

Mar 12 Darryl Strawberry, American MLB right fielder (8-time All Star), born in Los Angeles, California

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • Mar 13 Liane Tooth, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales

  • Mar 13 Terence Blanchard, American jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers), film score composer (When The Levees Broke; Harriet), and educator, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 15 Igor Aleinikov, filmmaker
  • Mar 15 Jimmy Baio, actor (Billy Tate-Soap, Brass, Playing for Keeps), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 15 Steve Coy, rocker (Dead or Alive-Spin Me Round)
  • Mar 15 Terrence Trent D'Arby, American rock vocalist (Wishing Well), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 16 Marcel Brands, soccer player (RKC)
  • Mar 17 Clare Grogan, Scottish new wave singer (Altered Images - "Happy Birthday"), and actress (Gregory's Girl; Eastenders), born in Glasgow
  • Mar 17 Janet Gardner, American rock singer, and rhythm guitarist (Vixen - "Rev It Up"), born in Juneau, Alaska
  • Mar 17 Roxy Petrucci, American rock drummer (Vixen - "Rev It Up'), born in Rochester, Michigan
  • Mar 17 Ank Bijleveld-Schouten, Dutch politician
  • Mar 18 Trevor Franklin, cricketer (opened for NZ mid-80's)
  • Mar 18 Thomas Ian Griffith, American actor
  • Mar 18 Mike Rowe, American television personality
  • Mar 18 Etsushi Toyokawa, Japanese actor
  • Mar 19 Ivan Calderón, Puerto Rican baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1991; Chicago White Sox, Montreal Expos), born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico (d. 2003)
  • Mar 19 Jim Korderas, American professional wrestling referee
  • Mar 20 Stephen Sommers, American film director

Person of interestMatthew Broderick

Mar 21 Matthew Broderick, American actor (WarGames, Biloxi Blues), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestRosie O'Donnell

Mar 21 Rosie O'Donnell, comedienne, actress (A League of Their Own; Flintstones), and TV host (Rosie), born in Commack, New York

Comedienne Rosie O'Donnell
Comedienne
Rosie O'Donnell
  • Mar 21 Mark Waid, American comic book writer
  • Mar 22 Juan Aguilera, Spanish tennis player, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Mar 22 Steve Dillon, English comic book artist (Preacher), born in London (d. 2016)
  • Mar 23 Steve Redgrave, British rower (5 Olympic gold medals 1984-2000) world's most successful male rower, born in Marlow
  • Mar 24 Penny Hammel, American golfer (4 LPGA Tour titles), born in Decatur, Illinois
  • Mar 24 Star Jones, attorney/TV hostess (NBC, Inside Edition)
  • Mar 24 Angèle Dubeau, Canadian classical violinist, born in Saint-Norbert, Quebec
  • Mar 24 Vaughan Johnson, American NFL linebacker (Pro Bowl 1989-92; New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Morehead City, North Carolina (d. 2019)
  • Mar 25 Marcia Cross, American television actress (Melrose Place), born in Marlborough, Massachusetts
  • Mar 25 Fernando Martín, Spanish basketball center (first Spaniard in NBA 1986, Portland Trail Blazers; FIBA Club World Cup 1981, Real Madrid), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1989)

Person of interestJohn Stockton

Mar 26 John Stockton, NBA guard (Utah Jazz, Olympic gold 1996), born in Spokane, Washington

NBA Point Guard John Stockton
NBA Point Guard
John Stockton
  • Mar 26 Kevin Seitzer, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Springfield, Illinois
  • Mar 26 Richard Coles, English musician (Communards - "Don't Leave Me This Way"), now a Church of England priest, and BBC broadcaster, born in Northampton
  • Mar 26 Yuri Pavlovich Gidzenko, Ukrainian lt-colonel/cosmonaut, born in Elanets, Soviet Union
  • Mar 28 Ged Grimes, Scottish rock bassist, and producer (Danny Wilson; Deacon Blue; Simple Minds), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • Mar 28 Jure Franko, Slovenian-Yugoslav alpine skier, born in Nova Gorica, Slovenia
  • Mar 28 Terry Szopinski, American pro-wrestler (The Warlord), born in Pompano Beach, Florida
  • Mar 29 Kirk Triplett, American golfer (3-time PGA Tour winner), born in Moses Lake, Washington
  • Mar 29 Billy Beane, American MLB baseball outfielder, executive (Oakland Athletics), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Mar 30 M C Hammer [Stanley Kirk Burrell], rapper (Hammer Time), born in Oakland, California
  • Mar 30 Bil Dwyer, American comedian and TV host, born in Evergreen Park, Illinois
  • Mar 31 John Taylor, American NFL wide receiver (3-time Super Bowl winner, SF 49ers), born in Philadelphia, PA

About March 1962

How Old? 59 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Signs: Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20), Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)