On This Day

Famous People Born in August 1963

Person of interestCoolio

Aug 1 Coolio [Artis Leon Ivey Jr.], American rapper (Gangsta's Paradise), born in Monessen Pennsylvania

Rapper Coolio
Rapper
Coolio
  • Aug 1 Koichi Wakata, Japanese astronaut (STS 72, sk: 92), born in Ōmiya, Saitama, Japan
  • Aug 1 Demián Bichir, Mexican-American actor (A Better Life), born in Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico
  • Aug 1 John Carroll Lynch, American actor (Shutter Island, Gran Torino), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • Aug 1 Amber Rudd, British politician, Home Secretary (2016-18), born in London, England
  • Aug 2 Daniel Pelosi, American convicted murderer, born in Center Moriches, New York
  • Aug 3 Carlo Imperato, American actor (Fame), born in The Bronx, New York

Person of interestJames Hetfield

Aug 3 James Hetfield, American heavy metal rocker (Metallica), born in Downey, California

Metallica Rocker James Hetfield
Metallica Rocker
James Hetfield
  • Aug 3 Libor Pimek, tennis star, born in Most, Czechoslovakia
  • Aug 3 Isaiah Washington, American actor (The 100), born in Houston, Texas
  • Aug 3 Ed Roland, American singer-songwriter (Collective Soul), born in Stockbridge, Georgia
  • Aug 4 Andrew Bartlett, Australian politician
  • Aug 5 Mike Nocito, American rocker (Johnny Hates Jazz), born in Wiesbaden, West Germany
  • Aug 5 James Wilder, actor (Scorchers, Zombie High, Murder 1), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 6 Kimberley Conrad, American Playboy model (January 1988, Playmate of the year 1989) who married Hugh Hefner, born in Moulton, Alabama
  • Aug 6 Thomas Bohrer, US West Islip NY, rower (Olympic-92)

  • Aug 6 [Michael] Tony Dees, Pascagoula Miss, hurdler
  • Aug 6 Charles Ingram, English former British Army major known for cheating on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, born in Derbyshire, England
  • Aug 7 Marcus Lewis, American soul singer (Sing Me A Song), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • Aug 7 Patrick Kennedy, son of US President JFK (lives only 3 days)
  • Aug 7 Harold Perrineau Jr., American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 8 Ron Karkovice, Union NJ, catcher (Chicago White Sox)
  • Aug 8 Kyoko Chan Cox, American daughter of Yoko Ono and Anthony Cox, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Aug 8 Jon Turteltaub, American director
  • Aug 8 Stephen Walkom, Canadian ice hockey official and executive
  • Aug 9 Lonnie Quinn, actor (Will Cooley in All My Children), born in Cheshire, Connecticut

Person of interestWhitney Houston

Aug 9 Whitney Houston, American singer (I Will Always Love You; I Wanna Dance With Somebody), and actress (The Bodyguard), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2012)

  • Aug 10 Andrew Sullivan, English-born journalist
  • Aug 10 Phoolan Devi, Indian bandit and revolutionary (d. 2001)
  • Aug 11 Mike Huff, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Aug 11 Thornetta Davis, American blues singer, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Aug 12 Sir Mix A Lot [Anthony Ray], American rapper (Baby Got Back), born in Auburn, Washington
  • Aug 13 Elizabeth Bourland, Costa Rica, US 3x20 rifle (Olympic 7th 1996)
  • Aug 13 Tigg Ketler, American drummer (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals), born in Chula Vista, California

Person of interestSridevi Kapoor

Aug 13 Sridevi Kapoor [Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan], Indian actress and film producer referred to as Indian cinema's "first female superstar" (Himmatwala, Solva Sawan), born in Sivakasi, Madras State (d. 2018)

Actress and Film Producer Sridevi Kapoor
Actress and Film Producer
Sridevi Kapoor
  • Aug 15 Greg Adams, Nelson, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)

  • Aug 15 Jack Russell, superb England cricket wicket-keeper (36 Tests 1988-94)
  • Aug 15 Lydia Czuckermann-Hatuel, Israel, Women's foil fencer (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 15 Alejandro González Iñárritu, Mexican film director (Birdman, Babel), born in Mexico City
  • Aug 17 S. Shankar, Indian film director (Gentleman, Indian, Jeans), born in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Aug 17 Jon Gruden, American NFL coach (Super Bowl 2002, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Oakland Raiders) and broadcaster (ESPN), born in Sandusky, Ohio
  • Aug 18 Luiz Mattar, Brazilian tennis player, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Aug 19 Joey Tempest [Rolf Larsson], Swedish rocker (Europe - "The Final Countdown'), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Aug 19 John Stamos, Cypress California, actor (General Hospital, Full House)
  • Aug 20 Bruce Hick, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 21 Melvin Douglas, American 198 lbs/90 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Aug 21 Mohammed VI of Morocco, King of Morocco (1999-present), born in Rabat, Morocco
  • Aug 21 Richmond Arquette, American actor, born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 22 Lily Yip, Chinese-American table tennis player (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Guangzhou, China
  • Aug 22 Terry Catledge, American NBA star (Orlando Magic), born in Houston, Mississippi
  • Aug 22 Tom Ansberry, American long-distance runner
  • Aug 22 Tori Amos [Myra Ellen Amos], American pianist and vocalist (Under The Pink), born in Newton, North Carolina
  • Aug 23 Richard Illingworth, English cricketer (England slow-left-armer 1991- ), born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England
  • Aug 23 Park Chan-wook, South Korean filmmaker (Joint Security Area, Thirst), born in Seoul
  • Aug 24 John Bush, American heavy metal singer (Armored Saint, Anthrax), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 24 Hideo Kojima, Japanese video game director (Death Stranding), born in Setagaya, Tokyo
  • Aug 25 James Backhouse, British artist
  • Aug 26 David Byas, cricketer (left-handed Yorkshire batsman)
  • Aug 27 Downtown Julie Brown, Welsh TV personality and actress (Club MTV, The Earth Day Special, Junket Whore), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • Aug 28 Regina Marie Jacobs, 800m/1500m runner (Olympics 10th 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 28 Reyna Thompson, American NFL cornerback (NY Giants), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Aug 29 Greg Holmes, American tennis player, born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Aug 29 Elizabeth Fraser, Scottish singer (Cocteau Twins), born in Grangemouth, Scotland
  • Aug 30 Michael Chiklis, American actor (Commish, The Shield), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Aug 30 Paul Oakenfold, British record producer and DJ, born in Mile End, London
  • Aug 31 Richard "Reb" Beach, American heavy metal guitarist (Winger; Whitesnake), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 31 Sonny Silooy, soccer player (Ajax)
  • Aug 31 Todd Carty, Irish actor

About August 1963

How Old? 57 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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