On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1966

  • Dec 1 Matthew Laborteaux, actor (Killing Stone, Deadly Friend)
  • Dec 1 Steve Walsh, American NFL quarterback and CFL coach (Chicago Bears, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Toronto Argonauts), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Dec 1 Katherine LaNasa, American actress
  • Dec 1 Larry Walker, Canadian baseball right fielder (NL MVP 1997; MLB All Star 1992, 1997–1999, 2001), born in Maple Ridge, British Columbia
  • Dec 2 Clive Eksteen, South African cricket spin bowler (7 Tests; ex-commercial manager Cricket SA), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Dec 2 Kelly Buchberger, Canadian NHL right wing and coach (World C'ship gold 1994; Stanley Cup 1987, 90; Edmonton Oilers), born in Langenburg, Saskatchewan
  • Dec 2 Jinsei Shinzaki, Japanese pro wrestler (Michinoku Pro Wrestling; WWF, "Hakushi"), born in Tokushima, Japan
  • Dec 3 Flemming Povlsen, Danish soccer forward and broadcaster (62 caps; Borussia Dortmund), born in Brabrand, Denmark
  • Dec 4 Fred Armisen, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live), born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Dec 4 Masta Ace [Duval Clear], American rapper (Born To Roll), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 4 Suzanne Malveaux, American television news journalist, born in Lansing, Michigan
  • Dec 5 Bruce Deacon, Canadian marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Dec 5 Joseph Barbara, American actor (Joe Carlino-Another World), born in New Smyrna Beach, Florida
  • Dec 5 Niege Dias, Brazilian tennis star, born in Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil
  • Dec 5 Patricia Kaas, French pop singer (Mademoiselle Chant), born in Forbach, Lorraine, France
  • Dec 6 Natascha Badmann, Swiss triathlete (6-time winner of the Ironman World Championships), born in Basel, Switzerland

  • Dec 7 C. Thomas Howell, American actor (Red Dawn, Tank, Soul Man), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 7 Shinichi Itoh, Japanese motorcycle racer, born in Kakuda, Miyagi, Japan
  • Dec 8 Joe Staysniak, American NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts), born in Elyria, Ohio
  • Dec 8 Matthew Laborteaux, American actor (Albert-Little House on Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 8 Les Ferdinand, English footballer who scored 149 goals in the Premier League for various clubs, born in Acton, London

Person of interestSinead O'Connor

Dec 8 Sinéad O'Connor, Irish singer-songwriter (Nothing Compares 2 U), born in Glenageary, Ireland

Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor
Singer-Songwriter
Sinead O'Connor
  • Dec 8 Jeff Tremaine, American television and film director, born in Rockville, Maryland
  • Dec 9 Dana Murzyn, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Dec 9 Kirsten Gillibrand, American attorney and politician (Senator (D) NY 2009-), born in Albany, New York
  • Dec 9 Toby Huss, American actor
  • Dec 10 Mel Rojas, MLB pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Haina, Dominican Republic
  • Dec 10 Norberto Martin, baseball infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Dec 11 Terry Sharpe, Irish rocker (The Adventures, Starjets-Starjets), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Dec 11 Gary Dourdan, American actor, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 11 Leon Lai, Chinese-born Hong Kong actor and singer, born in Beijing, China
  • Dec 12 Jim Sandlak, NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Dec 12 Royce Gracie, Brazilian martial artist, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Dec 12 Kouichi Nagano, Japanese voice actor, born in Sakura, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • Dec 13 Ross Burden, New Zealand celebrity chef, born in Napier, New Zealand (d. 2014)
  • Dec 13 Don Roff, American writer and filmmaker, born in Walla Walla, Washington

  • Dec 14 Anthony Mason, American NBA forward (NY Knicks, Charlotte Hornets), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2015)
  • Dec 14 Bill Ranford, Canadian NHL goalie (Team Canada, Boston), born in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
  • Dec 14 Carl Herrera, Trinidadian-born Venezuelan NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Dec 14 Fabrizio Giovanardi, Italian racecar driver, born in Sassuolo, Italy
  • Dec 14 Tim Sköld, Swedish-American musician, born in Skövde, Sweden
  • Dec 14 Lucrecia Martel, Argentine film director (La Ciénaga), born in Salta, Argentina
  • Dec 15 Carl Hooper, cricketer (WI off-spin all-rounder)
  • Dec 15 Manos Papayiannis, Greek fashion model and actor
  • Dec 16 Clifford Robinson, American basketball center (NBA All Star 1994; 6th Man of Year Award 1993; Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2020)
  • Dec 16 Dennis Wise, English footballer
  • Dec 17 Hans Visser, Dutch soccer player (MVV, FC Utrecht)
  • Dec 17 Kristiina Ojuland, Estonian politician
  • Dec 17 Valeri Liukin, Soviet gymnast
  • Dec 17 Christopher A. Wray, American lawyer, F.B.I. Director (2017-), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 18 Aaron Jones, NFL defensive end (NE Patriots)
  • Dec 18 Gianluca Pagliuca, Italian actress (Ugly Dirty & Bad)
  • Dec 18 Patricia Neder, American team handball right wing (Olympics 1992 & 1996), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • Dec 18 Steve Dullaghan, rocker (Primitives-Lovely, Lump of Coal)
  • Dec 18 Terry Phelps, American tennis player, born in Larchmont, New York
  • Dec 18 Tracy Byrd, country singer
  • Dec 18 Makiko Esumi, Japanese actress
  • Dec 18 Mille Petrozza, German singer (Kreator)
  • Dec 19 Alberto "La Bomba" Tomba, Italian skier (Olympic gold 1988, 92)
  • Dec 19 Courtney Griffin, CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Dec 19 Eric Weinrich, Roanoke, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Dec 19 Monique Oliver, Malibu Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-4th-1994)
  • Dec 19 Rajesh Chauhan, cricket spin bowler (21 Tests; 47 wickets; 35 ODIs), born in Ranchi, India
  • Dec 19 Robert MacNaughton, American actor (ET), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 19 Roberto Beam, soccer player (Vitesse/MVV)
  • Dec 20 Chris Robinson, American rocker (Black Crowes-Shake Your Money Maker), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 20 Ed de Goey, Dutch soccer goalie (Feyenoord), born in Gouda, South Holland
  • Dec 20 Tim Hauck, NFL safety and coach (Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks), born in Butte, Montana
  • Dec 20 Matt Neal, British motor racing driver, born in Stourbridge, United Kingdom
  • Dec 20 Myrra Malmberg, Swedish singer, born in Farsta, Stockholm
  • Dec 21 Kiefer Sutherland, American actor (Lost Boys, 24), born in London, England
  • Dec 21 Karri Turner, American actress, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Dec 22 Dmitry Bilozerchev, Soviet/Russian gymnast, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Dec 22 Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer, German singer and bassplayer (Destruction), born in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
  • Dec 23 Hans van Arum, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse, Willem II), born in Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • Dec 24 Deidrich Bader, American actor (Drew Carey Show), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 25 Craig Veasey, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end (Houston Oilers)
  • Dec 25 Javier Frana, Rafaela Argentina, tennis star
  • Dec 25 Sandy Corn, model/Penthouse Pet (March, 1991)
  • Dec 26 Tim Legler, NBA guard (Washington Wizards/Bullets), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 26 Rickey Dixon, American College Football Hall of Fame cornerback (Jim Thorpe Award 1987; Oklahoma Sooners; Cincinnati Bengals, LA Raiders), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2020)
  • Dec 27 Fabian Núñez, American politician
  • Dec 27 Wendy Coakley-Thompson, American writer
  • Dec 27 Eva LaRue, American actress
  • Dec 27 Bill Goldberg, American football player and professional wrestler
  • Dec 28 Joe Wolf, US NFL player (Arizona Cardinals), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 29 Jason Gould, son of actor Elliott Gould and singer and actress Barbra Streisand, born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 29 Stefano Eranio, Italian footballer, born in Genoa, Italy
  • Dec 29 Martin Offiah MBE, English rugby league winger (33 Tests GB, 5 England; 3rd on all-time try scoring list), born in London, England
  • Dec 31 Paula Barbieri, American model & actress (Dangerous), born in Panama City, Florida

About December 1966

How Old? 53 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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