On This Day

Famous People Born in 1968 (Part 5)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 1,000 of 1,105

  • Sep 22 Lisa Alexander, synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Sep 23 Yvette Fielding, English television presenter (Blue Peter), born in Manchester, England

Person of interestWill Smith

Sep 25 Will Smith, American actor and rapper (Men in Black, Independence Day, Fresh Prince of Bel Air), born in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Actor Will Smith
Actor
Will Smith
  • Sep 25 Johan Friso, prince of Orange-Nassau, Netherlands
  • Sep 25 Reggie Jefferson, 1st baseman (Cin, Cleve, Sea, Bos), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Sep 25 John Worsfold, Australian rules football coach
  • Sep 26 Scott Schorer, Burke, Va, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 26 James Caviezel, American actor
  • Sep 26 Anthony Shadid, New York Times foreign correspondent and two time Pulitzer winner, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2012)
  • Sep 27 Mark Bradtke, Adelaide SA Aus, basketball center (Olympics 1988, 92, 96)
  • Sep 27 Rob Moore, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets, Arizona Cardinals)
  • Sep 27 Scott Conover, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions)
  • Sep 28 Bess Singh, [Lennart Bes], Dutch pop drummer (Burma Shop-Hippies)
  • Sep 28 Jerry Evans, NFL tight end (Denver Broncos)
  • Sep 28 Jock Climie, CFL slot back (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Sep 28 Vanessa Vadim, daughter of Jane Fonda/actress (Last Party), born in Paris, France

  • Sep 28 Naomi Watts, British actress (King Kong, 21 Grams), born in Shoreham, Kent
  • Sep 29 Luke Goss, rocker (Bros-I Owe You Nothing)
  • Sep 29 Matt Goss, rocker (Bros-I Owe You Nothing)
  • Sep 29 Mika Häkkinen, Finnish auto racer (World F1 Champion 1998, 99), born in Vantaa, Finland
  • Sep 29 Patrick Burns, American television presenter, born in Highland Park, Illinois
  • Sep 29 Samir Soni, Indian film actor
  • Oct 1 Greg Briggs, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings)
  • Oct 1 Jay Underwood, American actor (The Boy Who Could Fly), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Oct 1 Matt Elliott, NFL center/guard (Carolina Panthers)
  • Oct 1 Jon Guenther, American author
  • Oct 2 Glen Wesley, Red Deer, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)

Person of interestJana Novotna

Oct 2 Jana Novotná, Czech tennis player (Wimbledon 1998), born in Brno, Czech Republic (d. 2017)

Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion Jana Novotna
Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion
Jana Novotna
  • Oct 2 Mark James Crear, 110m hurdler (Olympic silver 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 2 Victoria Derbyshire, British radio presenter
  • Oct 2 Jeff Martin, Canadian singer/songwriter
  • Oct 3 Greg Foster, NBA center (Utah Jazz)
  • Oct 3 Marco Roelofsen, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Oct 3 Paul Crichton, English footballer
  • Oct 4 Kanavis McGhee, NFL defensive end (Houston Oilers)
  • Oct 5 Wayne Holdsworth, cricketer (NSW fast bowler, Australian tourist 1993)
  • Oct 7 Erick Anderson, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
  • Oct 7 Randy Bartz, Roseville Minn, short track skater (Olympics 1994)
  • Oct 7 Thom Yorke, British musician and lead singer of Radiohead (Creep, Paranoid Android), born in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire,
  • Oct 8 Frankie Smith, American NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins, SF 49ers), born in Groesbeck, Texas
  • Oct 8 Ali Benarbia, Algerian footballer, born in Oran, Algeria

  • Oct 8 Zvonimir Boban, Croatian football player and Deputy Secretary General of FIFA, born in Imotski, Croatia
  • Oct 10 James Williams, American NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, SF 49ers), born in Natchez, Mississippi
  • Oct 10 Nancy Brookhart, American WPVA volleyballer (Hermosa-17th-1994), born in Elmhurst, Illinois
  • Oct 10 Bart Brentjens, Dutch mountain biker, born in Haelen, Netherlands

Person of interestChris Ofili

Oct 10 Chris Ofili, English painter (Turner prize - elephant dung), born in Manchester

Painter Chris Ofili
Painter
Chris Ofili
  • Oct 11 Claude Lapointe, Canadian NHL center (Calgary Flames), born in Lachine, Quebec, Canada
  • Oct 11 Cynthia Johnston, Canadian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Oct 11 Jane Krakowski, American actress (30 Rock), born in Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey
  • Oct 12 Adam Rich, American actor (Nicholas-8 is Enough, Code Red, Gun Shy), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 12 Charles Anthony, American CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Oct 12 Leon Lett, American NFL defensive tackle and coach (Dallas Cowboys), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Oct 12 Mike Trombley, American pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Oct 12 Bill Auberlen, American race car driver, born in Redondo Beach, California

Person of interestHugh Jackman

Oct 12 Hugh Jackman, Australian actor and singer (X-men, The Greatest Showman), born in Sydney, Australia

  • Oct 13 Julio Valera, MLB pitcher (KC Royals), born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
  • Oct 13 Tisha Campbell, American actress (Gina-Martin, House Party), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Oct 13 Carlos Marín, Spanish baritone (Il Divo), born in Mörfelden-Walldorf, Germany
  • Oct 14 Dwayne Schintzius, NBA center (Indiana Pacers)
  • Oct 14 Gene Williams, NFL guard/tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Oct 14 Rashid Latif, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper)
  • Oct 14 Wanda Guyton, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)
  • Oct 14 Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer
  • Oct 14 Johnny Goudie, American musician
  • Oct 15 George Koonce, American NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in New Bern, North Carolina
  • Oct 15 Meredith Rainey, American 800m runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 15 Jyrki 69 [Jyrki Pekka Emil Linnankivi], Finnish musician (The 69 Eyes), born in Helsinki, Finland

Person of interestDidier Deschamps

Oct 15 Didier Deschamps, French footballer and coach (France: 2018 World Cup), born in Bayonne, France

Football Player and Coach Didier Deschamps
Football Player and Coach
Didier Deschamps
  • Oct 16 Randall Batinkoff, American actor (For Keeps), born in Monticello, New York
  • Oct 16 Scott Donie, Vicenza Italy, diver (Olympic 4th 1996)
  • Oct 16 Elsa Zylberstein, French actress
  • Oct 17 Heather McDermid, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Oct 17 Ziggy Marley, reggae performer and son of Bob Marley
  • Oct 18 Denisa Szabova, Bratislava Czech, tennis star (1987 Futures-GER)
  • Oct 18 Michael Stich, German tennis star
  • Oct 18 Narendra Hirwani, Indian cricketer (16 wickets v WI on debut 1988), born in Gorakhpur, India
  • Oct 18 Stuart Law, cricketer (prolific Queensland batsman, Australia 1995)
  • Oct 18 Rhod Gilbert, Welsh comedian (Never Mind the Buzzcocks), born in Carmarthen, Wales
  • Oct 19 Sinitta, British-American singer (So Macho, Toy Boy), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 20 Raymond Biggs, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Oct 22 Keith Osik, catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Port Jefferson, New York
  • Oct 22 Shelby Lynne, Quantico Va, country singer (If I Could Bottle This Up)
  • Oct 22 Stephane Quintal, Boucherville, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
  • Oct 22 Warry van Wattum, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90, FC Groningen)

Person of interestShaggy

Oct 22 Shaggy [Orville Richard Burrell], Jamaican-American reggae musician and rapper (Boombastic), born in Kingston, Jamaica

Pop Singer and Rapper Shaggy
Pop Singer and Rapper
Shaggy
  • Oct 22 Jay Johnston, American actor and comedian (Mr. Show)
  • Oct 23 Bettina Fulco Villella, Mar Del Plata Arg, tennis star (1993 Futures)
  • Oct 23 Kendall Gammon, NFL center (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Oct 23 Kevin Henry, NFL defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Oct 23 Maggie Philgence, St Lucia Castries VI, WPVA (Oly Fest-gold-91)
  • Oct 24 Adrian Dale, cricketer (prolific Glamorgan & England A batsman)
  • Oct 24 Francisco Claver, Spanish tennis star
  • Oct 24 Ken Ryan, Pawtucket RI, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Oct 24 Robert Wilonsky, American journalist
  • Oct 25 Corey Miller, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
  • Oct 25 Lisa Trusel, Cal, actress (Lizette-Father Murphy, Days of our Lives)
  • Oct 26 Chris Oldham, NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Oct 26 Nico John Hoogma, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Oct 27 Antoinette Lucas, American field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Crozier, Virginia
  • Oct 27 Vinny Samways, English footballer, born in Bethnal Green, London
  • Oct 28 Chris Oldham, cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Oct 28 Ernie Mills, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers)
  • Oct 28 Glenn Clear, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • Oct 28 Rodney Thomas, NFL running back (Houston Oilers), born in Trinity, TX, (d. 2014)
  • Oct 28 Shawna Molcak, Cardston Alberta, basketball guard (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 28 Stan Thomas, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)
  • Oct 28 Marc Lièvremont, French rugby union footballer and coach
  • Oct 29 Grayson McCouch, American actor (Morgan Winthrop-Another World), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 29 Johann Olav Koss, speed skater (Olympics 3 gold-1994)
  • Oct 29 Tsunku, Japanese music producer
  • Oct 30 Jack Plotnick, American actor

  • Oct 31 Antonio Davis, American NBA forward-center (Indiana Pacers), born in Oakland, California
  • Oct 31 Eddie Taubensee, American baseball catcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Beeville, Texas
  • Nov 1 Bernard Dafney, NFL tackle (Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens)
  • Nov 1 Kent Graham, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions, Arizona Cardinals)
  • Nov 1 Park Shin-yang, South Korean actor
  • Nov 2 Brandi Brandt, American Playboy playmate (October, 1987). convicted of drug smuggling , born in Santa Clara, California
  • Nov 2 Ultra Naté, American musician (If You Could Read My Mind), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • Nov 3 Antonio Pettigrew, Macon Ga, 400m (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 3 Debbie Rochon, Canadian actress (Tromeo & Juliet), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Nov 3 Lee Germon, cricketer (NZ keeper & captain 1995- )
  • Nov 3 Paul Quantrill, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in London, Ontario
  • Nov 4 Carlos Baerga, Puerto Rico, infielder (Cleveland Indians)
  • Nov 4 Domingo Cedeno, infielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in La Ramona, Dominican Republic
  • Nov 4 Osvaldo Fernandez, Holguin Cuba, pitcher (SF Giants)
  • Nov 5 Bob Dahl, NFL guard (Washington Redskins, Cleveland Browns)
  • Nov 5 Cary Blanchard, NFL kicker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Nov 5 Malcolm Frank, CFL cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Nov 5 Sam Rockwell, American actor (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), born in Daly, California
  • Nov 5 Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Spanish actress
  • Nov 6 Alfred Williams, American NFL defensive end (SF 49ers, Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 6 Chad Curtis, American outfielder (NY Yankees, Detroit Tigers), born in Marion, Indiana
  • Nov 6 Edward Linskens, Dutch soccer player (PSV), born in Venray, Netherlands
  • Nov 6 Kelly Rutherford, American actress (Generations, Gossip Girl), born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky
  • Nov 6 Jerry Yang, Taiwanese-born American entrepreneur (co-founder of Yahoo!, Inc.), born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Nov 7 Russ Springer, Alexandria VA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Nov 7 Greg Tribbett, American musician (Mudvayne)
  • Nov 7 Mark Preston, Australian engineer
  • Nov 8 Jose Offerman, Dominican infielder (KC Royals), born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • Nov 8 Keith Jones, NHL right wing (Washington Capitals), born in Brantford, Canada
  • Nov 8 Michelle Kline, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Golden Valley, Minnesota
  • Nov 8 Parker Posey, American actress (Tess Shelby-As the World Turns), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 8 Zara Whites, Dutch actress, born in Hoeksche Waard, Netherlands
  • Nov 8 Sergio Porrini, Italian footballer, born in Milan, Italy
  • Nov 9 Jeff Brady, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Nov 9 Nazzareno Carusi, Italian pianist, born in Celano, Italy
  • Nov 10 Calvin Tiggle, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Nov 10 Jeffrey Kooistra, soccer player (SC Heerenveen/NEC)
  • Nov 10 Lissa Maria Sneck, ice hockey goalie (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • Nov 10 Lonnie Marts, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs, Tennessee Oilers)
  • Nov 10 Steve Brookstein, English X Factor winner

  • Nov 11 Jo Kittsee, German rocker (Fuzzbox-Into Rescue)
  • Nov 11 John Jett, NFL punter (Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions)
  • Nov 11 Lin Elliott, NFL kicker (KC Chiefs)
  • Nov 11 Wyatt Pauley, Ecuador, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way, Lies)
  • Nov 11 David L Cook, American singer and comedian
  • Nov 12 Irina Privalova, Russian runner (indoor world record 50/60m)
  • Nov 12 Randy Knorr, American baseball catcher (Houston Astros), born in San Gabriel, California

Person of interestSammy Sosa

Nov 12 Sammy Sosa, Dominican baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic

MLB Outfielder Sammy Sosa
MLB Outfielder
Sammy Sosa
  • Nov 12 Glenn Gilberti, American professional wrestler, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 12 Aya Hisakawa, Japanese voice actress/singer, born in Kaizuka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
  • Nov 12 Aaron Stainthorpe, British singer (My Dying Bride), born in England, United Kingdom
  • Nov 12 Nick D'Virgilio, American drummer (Spock's Beard), born in Whittier, California
  • Nov 13 Mark Fitzpatrick, NHL goalie (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 13 Pat Hentgen, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 13 Tami Whitlinger-Jones, tennis star (1995 Futures-Sedona), born in Neenah, Wisconsin
  • Nov 14 Bob Christian, NFL running back (Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons)
  • Nov 14 Claudia Porwik, Coburg Ger, tennis star (1995 Futures-Valladolid)
  • Nov 14 Kent Bottenfield, pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Nov 14 Lionel Simmons, American NBA forward (Sacramento Kings), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 14 Serge Postigo, Canadian actor
  • Nov 15 James Brady, columnist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 15 Jennifer Charles, American singer/songwriter
  • Nov 15 Ol' Dirty Bastard [Russell Jones], American rapper (member of Wu Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2004)
  • Nov 16 Chris Haney, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 16 Ebrahim Essop-Adam, cricketer (one ODI for Zimbabwe 1992)
  • Nov 16 Vlado Šola, Croatian handball goalkeeper
  • Nov 17 Sean Miller, American basketball coach
  • Nov 17 Robin Li [Li Yanhong], Chinese founder of the Chinese search engine Baidu, born in Yangquan, Shanxi
  • Nov 18 Gary Sheffield, outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Nov 18 Lubomir Sekeras, Liptovsky CZE, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia)
  • Nov 18 Mel Stewart, American swimmer (Olympic gold 1992), born in Gastonia, North Carolina
  • Nov 18 Milica Vukadinovic, WNBA guard (Charlotte Sting)
  • Nov 18 Barry Hunter, Northern Irish footballer and manager
  • Nov 18 Romany Malco, American actor and music producer

Person of interestOwen Wilson

Nov 18 Owen Wilson, American actor (Meet the Parents, Zoolander), born in Dallas, Texas

  • Nov 19 Gord Fraser, road race cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nov 19 Matt Darby, NFL safety (Buffalo Bills, Arizona Cardinals)
  • Nov 19 Steven Penn, Brevard NC, team handball center back (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 20 Jeff Tarango, American tennis player (famously defaults match 1995 Wimbledon), born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • Nov 20 Keith Rucker, NFL defensive tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • Nov 20 Richard Clarke, Yachter Finn (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 21 Andy Caddick, English cricket pace bowler (NZ 1993)
  • Nov 21 Antonio Tarver, light heavyweight boxer (Olympics-br-96), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Nov 21 Alex James, English bassist
  • Nov 21 Christopher Noxon, American journalist
  • Nov 22 Daedra Charles, WNBA forward/center (LA Sparks)
  • Nov 22 Darryl Hardy, NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Nov 22 Irina Privalova, Russian 100m/200m/400m runner
  • Nov 22 Jonathan Moss, Tenafly NJ, rower (Olympics 1996)