On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1969

  • Dec 2 O. J. McDuffie, American NFL wide receiver (NFL receptions leader 1998; Miami Dolphins), born in Marion, Ohio
  • Dec 2 Pavel Loskutov, Estonian long distance athlete (Frankfurt Marathon 1999, 2001; JoongAng Seoul Marathon 2003-04), born in Valka, Latvia
  • Dec 2 Paul Stankowski, American golfer (World Open 1996; Hawaiian Open 1997), born in Oxnard, California
  • Dec 3 Bill Steer, British guitarist
  • Dec 3 Harold Steinbrenner, American businessman and MLB team owner (New York Yankees), born in Culver, Indiana

Person of interestJay-Z

Dec 4 Jay-Z [Shawn Carter], American rapper and record producer (Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint), born in Brooklyn, New York City

Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z
  • Dec 5 Mark Dekker, Zimbabwe cricket opening batsman, born in Gatooma, Rhodesia
  • Dec 5 Morgan J. Freeman, American film director (Hurricane Streets), born in Long Beach, California
  • Dec 5 Lewis Gordon Pugh, English-South African swimmer, polar explorer and motivational speaker, born in Plymouth, England
  • Dec 5 Sajid Javid, British politician, Home Secretary (2018-), born in Littleborough, England
  • Dec 6 Elmore Spencer, American NBA center (Portland Trail Blazers), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 6 Greg Knox, CFL safety (Calgary Stampeders), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Dec 6 Todd Black, American 800m runner, born in Kenton, Ohio
  • Dec 7 Patrice O'Neal, American stand-up comedian, born in Boston (d. 2011)
  • Dec 8 Antoon Kuil, Dutch soccer player (Veendam, SC Heerenveen)
  • Dec 8 Victor Green, American NFL cornerback/safety (NY Jets), born in Americus, Georgia

  • Dec 8 Steve Van Wormer, American actor, born in Flint, Michigan
  • Dec 9 Allison Smith, American actress (Jennie-Cagney & Lacey, Kate & Allie), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Dec 9 Greg Klingsporn, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Dec 9 Ramon Garcia, Venezuelan pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Guanare, Venezuela
  • Dec 9 André Heinz, American environmentalist and son of Senator Henry John Heinz III and Teresa Heinz
  • Dec 9 Bixente Lizarazu, French footballer, born in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Dec 9 Sebastian Spence, Canadian actor, born in St. John's, Canada
  • Dec 9 Jakob Dylan, American musician (The Wallflowers), son of Bob Dylan, born in New York City
  • Dec 10 Darren Berry, Australian cricketer (Victorian wicket-keeper since 1989-90), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Dec 10 Nadim Khan, Pakistani cricketer (brother of Moin Pakistani lefty spinner 1993), born in Rawalpindi, Pakistan
  • Dec 10 Rob Blake, Canadian NHL defenseman (Team Canada, LA Kings), born in Simcoe, Ontario
  • Dec 10 Todd Furdyk, CFL tackle (BC Lions)
  • Dec 11 Stig Inge Bjørnebye, Norwegian footballer, born in Elverum, Norway
  • Dec 11 Vishwanathan Anand, Indian chess grandmaster, born in Mayiladuthurai, India
  • Dec 11 Sean Grande, American sportscaster, born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 11 Alessandro Melli, Italian footballer, born in Agrigento, Italy
  • Dec 12 Courtney Hawkins, American NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs, Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Dec 12 Doug Terry, American NFL/WLAF safety (KC Chiefs, Scotland Claymores), born in Dumas, Arkansas
  • Dec 12 Frank Dikstaal, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in Velsen, Netherlands
  • Dec 12 Jane Robinson, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Cobden, Victoria

  • Dec 12 Kris Wirtz, Canadian ice pairs skater (1994 Skate Canada), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • Dec 12 Sophie Kinsella, English author (Confessions of a Shopaholic), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Dec 13 Sergei Fedorov, Russian NHL forward (Detroit, Olympic silver 1998), born in Pskov, Russia
  • Dec 13 Tony Curran, Scottish actor (Gladiator, Underworld: Evolution), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Dec 13 Murat Nasyrov, Russian singer and composer, born in Almaty, Kaszakhstan (d. 2007)
  • Dec 14 Arthur Numan, Dutch soccer player (PSV), born in Heemskerk, Netherlands
  • Dec 14 Dave Nilsson, Australian baseball catcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Dec 14 Rogerick Green, American NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Brenham, Texas
  • Dec 15 Dan Williams, NFL defensive end (Denver Broncos, KC Chiefs)
  • Dec 15 Sean Briscombe, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Dec 15 Wayne Simmons, linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • Dec 15 Chantal Petitclerc, Canadian wheelchair athlete
  • Dec 16 Charles Mincy, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Dec 16 Craig White, cricketer (England all-rounder 1994-95, AIS graduate)

Person of interestLei Jun

Dec 16 Lei Jun, Chinese Businessman and founder of Xiaomi Inc, born in Xiantao, Hubei

Founder of Xiaomi Inc Lei Jun
Founder of Xiaomi Inc
Lei Jun
  • Dec 17 Marc Davis, Oceanside California, 3K steeplechase runner (Goodwill-gold-94)
  • Dec 17 Marty Carter, NFL safety (Chicago Bears)
  • Dec 17 Rob Maas, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Dec 17 Chuck Liddell, American mixed martial artist
  • Dec 18 Andrew Murphy, Australian long jumper/triple jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 18 Joe Randa, infielder (KC Royals), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Dec 18 Keith Piper, cricketer (Warwickshire & England A wicketkeeper)
  • Dec 18 Marco Coleman, NFL defensive end (Miami Dolphins, San Diego Chargers)
  • Dec 18 Santiago Cañizares, Spanish footballer
  • Dec 18 Justin Edinburgh, English footballer
  • Dec 19 Kristen "Kristy" Swanson, American actress (Knots Landing, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Mission Viejo, California
  • Dec 19 Michael Bates, NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers)
  • Dec 19 Nayan Mongia, cricketer (Indian Test batsman-wicketkeeper 1994- )
  • Dec 19 Santana Dotson, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Dec 19 Scott Pearson, Cornwall, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres)
  • Dec 19 Tom Gugliotta, NBA forward (Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • Dec 19 Richard Hammond, English television presenter (Top Gear), born in Solihull, West Midlands
  • Dec 19 Villano IV, Mexican professional wrestler
  • Dec 20 Bobby Phills, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Charlotte Hornets), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Dec 21 Chuck Smith, NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons), born in Athens, Georgia
  • Dec 21 Julie Delpy, French-American actress (Before Sunrise), born in Paris, France
  • Dec 21 Leon Searcy, NFL offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers, Jackson Jaguars), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 21 Mihails Zemļinskis, Latvian footballer, born in Riga, Latvia
  • Dec 22 Andrew Scott, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Dec 22 Marcie Aguilar, American female infielder (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Dec 22 Myriam Bédard, Canadian biathlete, born in Loretteville, Quebec City
  • Dec 23 Rodney Culver, American football running back (San Diego Chargers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Dec 23 Stephen Grant, American football linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Miami, Florida
  • Dec 23 Martha Byrne, American actress (Lily-As the World Turns), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Dec 23 Greg Biffle, American racecar driver, born in Vancouver, Washington
  • Dec 23 Rob Pelinka, American sports agent
  • Dec 24 Kenny "Damn" Kelly, rapper (Riff-Judy had a Boyfriend), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Dec 24 Ed Milliband, British politician (Leader of the Labour Party, 2010–15), born in Fitzrovia, London
  • Dec 25 Bernhard Jr., Prince of Netherlands, born in Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • Dec 27 Chris Humbert, Modesto California, water polo 2m offense (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 27 Suzanne Paxton, fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in Baltimore Maryland
  • Dec 27 Jean-Christophe Boullion, French race car driver
  • Dec 27 Chyna [Joanie Laurer], American professional wrestler and reality TV star, born in Rochester, New York (d. 2016)
  • Dec 27 Sarah Vowell, American author and journalist
  • Dec 28 James Trapp, US sprinter and NFL player (Oakland Raiders), born in Greenville, South Carolina

Person of interestLinus Torvalds

Dec 28 Linus Torvalds, Finnish-American software engineer (developed Linux operating system), born in Helsinki, Finland

Software Engineer Linus Torvalds
Software Engineer
Linus Torvalds
  • Dec 29 Jennifer Ehle, American actress, born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Dec 29 Allan McNish, Scottish race car driver, born in Dumfries, United Kingdom
  • Dec 30 Anthuan Maybank, Georgetown SC, 200m/400m runner
  • Dec 30 Jeff Thomason, NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Dec 30 Michelle McGann, American golfer (7 LPGA Tour wins), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Dec 30 Dave England, American television personality
  • Dec 30 Jay Kay, English musician (Jamiroquai)
  • Dec 31 Dominik Diamond, Scottish presenter & newspaper columnist, born in Arbroath, United Kingdom

About December 1969

How Old? 50 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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