On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1965

  • May 2 Matthew Barley, British classical, contemporary, and jazz cellist (The Peasant Girl), born in London, England
  • May 3 Rob Brydon, Welsh comedian and actor (Marion & Geoff), born in Baglan, Glamorgan, Wales
  • May 3 Nina Garcia, Colombian-American fashion expert and television personality (Project Runway), born in Barranquilla, Colombia
  • May 3 John Jensen, Danish football player and manager, born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • May 4 Adrie Bogers, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • May 5 Glenn Seton, Australian racing driver
  • May 6 Bob Bassen, NHL center (Dallas Stars), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • May 6 Ken Harvey, American NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins), born in Austin, Texas
  • May 6 Norman Whiteside, Northern Ireland football player, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • May 6 Paul Frase, American NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Elmira, New York
  • May 6 Zahid Sadiq, Kenyan cricketer, born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • May 6 Nathalie Stutzmann (née Dupuy), French concert contralto and conductor (Orfeo 55, 2009-19), born in Suresnes, France
  • May 7 Owen Hart, Canadian-American professional wrestler, born in Calgary, Alberta (d. 1999)
  • May 9 Ben Volpeliere-Pierrot, English musician and actor (Curiosity Killed Cat - Keep Your Distance), born in London, England
  • May 9 Marc Logan, NFL running back (Washington Redskins), born in Lexington, Kentucky

Person of interestSteve Yzerman

May 9 Steve Yzerman, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame forward (Olympic gold 2002, Detroit Red Wings), born in Cranbrook, British Columbia

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman
NHL Legend
Steve Yzerman

  • May 9 Ken Nomura, Japanese auto racer (D1 Grand Prix 2006, 08 runner-up), born in Fukuoka, Japan
  • May 10 Linda Evangelista, St Catherines Canada, supermodel (Elite)
  • May 10 Mike Butcher, baseball player
  • May 10 Rony Seikaly, NBA center (Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors)
  • May 10 Todd Kalis, NFL guard (Cin Bengals)
  • May 11 Greg Dulli, American rock guitarist, songwriter, and producer (The Afghan Whigs), born in Hamilton, Ohio
  • May 11 Monsour del Rosario, Filipino martial artist and actor
  • May 12 Stacy Wilson, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998), born in Moncton, New Brunswick
  • May 13 Chris Washburn, American NBA player, born in Hickory, North Carolina
  • May 13 José Antonio Delgado, Venezuelan mountain climber (d. 2006)
  • May 13 Hikari Ota, Japanese comedian
  • May 13 Tasmin Little, English classical violinist, born in London, England
  • May 13 Lari White, American country music singer and actress (You Can Be A Star winner- 1988), born in Dunedin, Florida (d. 2018)
  • May 13 Natalie Massenet, entrepreneur and founder of Net-a-Porter, born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 14 Curt Harnett, sprint cyclist (Olympic bronze 1992/96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 14 Dave Widell, NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • May 14 Joey Cora, Caguas Puerto Rico, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
  • May 14 Kelvin Martin, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • May 14 Eoin Colfer, Irish writer
  • May 15 Dan Stryzinski, NFL punter (Atlanta Falcons)

  • May 15 Jeff Rochlin, American actor (Cutting Class, Splitz, Taps), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 15 Raí, Brazilian footballer
  • May 16 Brent Jasmer, actor (Sly-Bold & Beautiful), born in Portland, Oregon
  • May 16 Lori Sippel, Stratford Ontario, softball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • May 16 Krist Novoselic, American rock bassist, and accordion player (Nirvana - "Smells Like Teen Spirit"; Giants In The Trees), born in Compton, California

Person of interestTrent Reznor

May 17 Trent Reznor, American rock singer-songwriter (Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral), Grammy and Academy Award-winning film score composer (The Social Network), born in Mercer, Pennsylvania

Musician Trent Reznor
Musician
Trent Reznor
  • May 17 Richard Baumhammers, American spree killer
  • May 17 Jeremy Vine, British radio and TV presenter (Eggheads), born in Epsom, England
  • May 18 Erik Hanson, American MLB pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Kinnelon, New Jersey
  • May 18 Rufus Porter, American NFL linebacker (Pro Bowl 1988-89; Seattle Seahawks), born in Amite, Louisiana
  • May 18 Ingo Schwichtenberg, German drummer (Helloween), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1995)
  • May 19 Joshua Beckett [Joshua Rifkind], American actor (Marshall Chronicles), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • May 19 Maile Flanagan, American actress (Naruto, Lab Rats), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • May 20 Bruno Marie-Rose, French runner (world record 200 m indoor)
  • May 20 Fia Porter, Mexia Tx, actress (Audrey Ames-One Life to Live)
  • May 20 Todd Stottlemyre, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals, Blue Jays), born in Yakima, Washington
  • May 20 Ted Allen, American television host
  • May 23 James Hasty, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • May 23 Woorkeri Venkat Raman, cricketer (Indian slow left-arm all-rounder)
  • May 23 Tom Tykwer, German film director

  • May 23 Manuel Sanchís Hontiyuelo, Real Madrid footballer
  • May 23 Melissa McBride, American actress (The Walking Dead), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • May 24 Chris Jorgis, American badminton player (Olympic-92), born in Palo Alto, California

Person of interestJohn C. Reilly

May 24 John C. Reilly, American actor (Chicago, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • May 24 Shinichirō Watanabe, Japanese anime director (Samurai Champloo), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • May 25 Mark Knight, American rock guitarist (Bang Tango - "Dancin' On Coals"), born in California
  • May 25 Remco Prins, Dutch rockabilly guitarist, mandolin player, and vocalist (Stringcaster; Burma Shave)
  • May 25 Roef Ragas, Dutch actor (Missing Link, Red Rain, Juju, Mykosch), born in Harderwijk, Netherlands (d. 2007)
  • May 25 Stefka Kostadinova, Bulgaria high jumper (world record 1987), born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • May 25 George Hickenlooper, American documentary filmmaker, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2010)

Person of interestYahya Jammeh

May 25 Yahya Jammeh, Gambian dictator (1994-2017), born in Kanilai, Gambia

Dictator and President of Gambia Yahya Jammeh
Dictator and President of Gambia
Yahya Jammeh
  • May 26 Greg Lloyd, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • May 26 Jacqueline Mary Nelson, New Zealand points race cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • May 26 Hazel Irvine, British television presenter
  • May 27 Jacob Brumfield, Bogalusa LA, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)

Person of interestPat Cash

May 27 Pat Cash, Australian tennis player (Wimbledon 1987), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Tennis Player & Wimbledon Champion Pat Cash
Tennis Player & Wimbledon Champion
Pat Cash
  • May 27 Todd Bridges, actor (Diff'rent Strokes, Fish), born in San Francisco, California
  • May 28 Chantal Bailey, Champaign Ill, speed skater (Olympics 1994)
  • May 28 Christa Miller, American actress (Kate-Drew Carey Show), born in NYC, New York
  • May 28 Chris Ballew, American alt rock singer-songwriter, and bassist (The Presidents Of The United States -"Lump"; Caspar Babypants), born in Seattle, Washington
  • May 29 Emilio Sánchez, Spanish tennis player (1988 Olympic bronze, Hopman Cup 1990), born in Madrid, Spain
  • May 29 Jammo Myllys, Finnish hockey goaltender (Finland World C'ship gold 1995), born in Savonlinna, Finland
  • May 30 Tammy Parks, actress (Attack of 60' Centerfold), born in Rockville Centre, New York
  • May 30 Tyronne Stowe, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
  • May 30 Billy Donovan Jr., American basketball head coach (Oklahoma City Thunder 2015-19; University of Florida, NCAA Cship 2006-07), born in Rockville Centre, New York
  • May 31 Annette Renee Peters [nee Hand], 1500/3000 runner, born in Reno, Nevada

Person of interestBrooke Shields

May 31 Brooke Shields, American model/actress (Blue Lagoon, Suddenly Susan), born in NYC, New York

Supermodel & Actress Brooke Shields
Supermodel & Actress
Brooke Shields
  • May 31 Steve White, British session and touring drummer (The Style Council; Paul Weller), born in Southwark, London, England

About May 1965

How Old? 56 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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