On This Day

Famous People Born in 1970 (Part 5)

Birthdays 801 - 1,000 of 1,280

  • Aug 22 Charlie Connelly, English writer (Attention All Shipping), born in London
  • Aug 22 Giada De Laurentiis, Italian-American chef and television host, born in Rome, Italy
  • Aug 23 Andrew Henry, CFL safety (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Aug 23 Fabian Wilnis, Dutch soccer player (NAC, De Graafschap), born in Paramaribo, Suriname

Person of interestRiver Phoenix

Aug 23 River Phoenix, American actor (Little Nikta, Stand By Me), born in Madras, Oregon (d. 1993)

  • Aug 23 Jay Mohr, American actor and comedian, born in Verona, New Jersey
  • Aug 23 Lawrence Frank, American head coach, born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 23 Brad Mehldau, American jazz pianist, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Aug 24 Sandra Whyte-Sweeney, American ice hockey forward (Olympics gold 1998), born in Saugus, Massachusetts
  • Aug 24 Tugay Kerimoğlu, Turkish footballer, born in Trabzon, Turkey
  • Aug 24 Dan Henderson, American mixed martial artist (UFC 17 Middleweight Tournament 1998; Rings: King of Kings Tournament 1999), born in Downey, California
  • Aug 24 Rich Beem, American golfer (PGA C'ship 2002), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Aug 25 Claudia Schiffer, German supermodel and fashion designer (Elle, Rolling Stone), born in Rheinbach, Germany
  • Aug 25 Debbie Graham, tennis star (1993 Taranto doubles), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • Aug 25 Doug Glanville, outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Hackensack, New York
  • Aug 25 Katherine "Katie" Scanlon, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Fairfield, Connecticut

  • Aug 25 Robert Horry, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Houston Rockets)
  • Aug 25 Ronald Waterreus, soccer player (Roda JC, PSV)
  • Aug 25 Jo Dee Messina, American country music singer (I'm Alright), born in , in Framingham, Massachusetts
  • Aug 26 Brett Schultz, cricket pace bowler (South African Test)
  • Aug 26 Olimpiada Ivanova, Russian athlete
  • Aug 26 Melissa McCarthy, comedian and actress (Mike and Molly, Spy), born in Plainfield, Illinois
  • Aug 27 Andy Bichel, Australian cricketer and pace bowler, born in Laidley, Queensland, Australia
  • Aug 27 Dene Hills, cricketer (prolific Tasmanian batsman)
  • Aug 27 Greg Woodcroft, 52 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Aug 27 Jim Thome, infielder (Cleveland Indians), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Aug 27 Mark Ilott, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler 1993-)
  • Aug 27 Reggie Slater, NBA forward (Toronto Raptors)
  • Aug 27 Peter Ebdon, English snooker player
  • Aug 27 Tony Kanal, Indian-American bassist and songwriter (No Doubt), born in Kingsbury, London, England
  • Aug 27 Jeff Kenna, Irish footballer
  • Aug 28 Gavin Maxwell, Canadian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • Aug 28 Jaime Fields, NFL/WLAF linebacker (KC Chiefs, Scotland Claymores), born in Compton, California (d. 1999)
  • Aug 28 Rick Recht, Jewish-American singer (Tear Down The Walls), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Aug 29 Jacco Eltingh, Dutch tennis player (1993 ATP World Doubles), born in Heerde, Netherlands
  • Aug 30 Michael Wong, Chinese Malaysian singer, born in Ipoh, Malaysia

  • Aug 31 Deborah (Debbie) Gibson, singer (Only in My Dreams), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 31 James Robinson, NBA guard (LA Clippers, Portland Trail Blazers)
  • Aug 31 Steve Nikataras, cricketer (left-arm pace bowler for NSW 1996-97)
  • Aug 31 Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan, born in Kuwait City
  • Aug 31 Arie van Lent, Dutch-German footballer
  • Aug 31 Zack Ward, Canadian actor
  • Sep 1 Barbara Paulus, Austrian tennis star, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Sep 1 Flora Perfetti, Faenza Italy, tennis star
  • Sep 1 Jodi Lambert, Australian 100m/200m sprinter (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 1 Hwang Jung-min, South Korean actor
  • Sep 1 Padma Lakshmi, Indian actress
  • Sep 1 Vanna, Croatian singer
  • Sep 3 George Lynch, American basketball forward and college coach (Charlotte/NO Hornets; UNC NCAA title 1993), born in Roanoke, Virginia
  • Sep 3 Uzooma Okeke, American born CFL guard (Montreal Alouettes), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Sep 3 Jeremy Glick, American United Airlines Flight 93 passenger (d. 2001)
  • Sep 3 Gareth Southgate, English manager of English national side and footballer (Aston Villa, Middlesbrough), born in Watford, England
  • Sep 4 Cari Read, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Sep 4 Igor Cavalera, Brazilian musician (Sepultura), born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Sep 4 Ione Skye, British-born American actress (Say Anything), born in Hampstead, London
  • Sep 4 Janae Lautenschlager, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Canoga Park California
  • Sep 4 Luis Lopez, Puerto Rican baseball infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Cidra, Puerto Rico
  • Sep 4 Dave Buchwald, American hacker and filmmaker, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Sep 5 Brad Hopkins, American NFL tackle (Houston Oilers), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Sep 5 Lori Harrigan, American softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Anaheim, California
  • Sep 5 Michael Potts, American pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Langdale, Alabama
  • Sep 5 Willie Clay, American NFL safety (Detroit Lions), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 5 Liam Lynch, American musician (Sifl and Olly), born in Petersburg, Virginia
  • Sep 5 Mohammad Rafique, Bangladeshi cricketer, born in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Sep 6 Igor Korolev, Russian ice hockey player (Team Russia, Winnipeg), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Sep 6 Shane Heal, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Sep 6 Torrance Small, American NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Sep 6 Paul Miller (DJ Spooky), American electronic and experimental hip hop musician, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 7 Tom Everett Scott, American actor (Dead Man on Campus), born in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • Sep 8 Clarence Weatherspoon, American NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Crawford, Mississippi
  • Sep 8 Tomur Barnes, American NFL cornerback (Houston Oilers), born in McNair, Texas
  • Sep 8 Neko Case, American singer-songwriter (The New Pornographers), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Sep 9 Dan Miceli, American baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Sep 9 Joey Hamilton, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Statesboro, Georgia
  • Sep 9 Mike Faulkerson, American football fullback (Chicago Bears), born in Kingsport, Tennessee
  • Sep 9 Natalia Streignard, Venezuelan actress, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Sep 10 Julie Halard, French tennis star (1995 Prague), born in Versailles, France
  • Sep 10 Robert Green, NFL running back (Chicago Bears)
  • Sep 10 Paula Kelley, American pop-rock musician and composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 11 Berry Richter, American hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Sep 11 Dan Hackett, American water polo goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Sep 11 Chris Garver, American tattoo artist and TV personality (Miami Ink), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 11 Taraji P. Henson, American actress and singer, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 11 William Joppy, American professional boxer, born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Sep 11 Ted Leo, American musician (Ted Leo and the Pharmacists), born in South Bend, Indiana
  • Sep 12 Rebecca Joyce, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Sep 12 Nathan Larson, American guitarist and composer (Shudder To Think, Hot One), born in Maryland
  • Sep 13 Marc Latupeirissa, Dutch soccer player (Willem II)
  • Sep 13 Martín Herrera, Argentine footballer, born in Río Cuarto, Argentina
  • Sep 13 Louise Lombard, British actress (The House of Eliott), born in Redbridge, London, England
  • Sep 13 Yuki Matsuoka, Japanese voice actress, born in Hirano-ku, Osaka, Japan

  • Sep 14 Satoshi Kojima, Japanese professional wrestler (NJPW), born in Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 14 Robert Ben Garant, American screenwriter and actor (Reno 991!), born in Cookeville, Tennessee
  • Sep 14 Craig Montoya, American bass player (Everclear), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Sep 14 Francesco Casagrande, Italian road racing cyclist, born in Florence, Italy
  • Sep 16 Anthony Marshall, American NFL safety (Chicago Bears), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Sep 16 Paul Shuey, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Lima, Ohio
  • Sep 16 Mark Schultz, American Christian musician, born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Sep 17 Al Fontenot, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears)
  • Sep 17 Ashley Ambrose, NFL cornerback (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Sep 17 Mark Brunell, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Sep 18 Everett Lindsay, American NFL guard and center (Minnesota Vikings), born in Burlington, Iowa
  • Sep 18 Michela Rocco, Italian actress and Miss Italy (1987), born in Udine, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
  • Sep 18 Mike Compton, American NFL center and guard (Detroit Lions), born in Richlands, Virginia
  • Sep 18 Dan Eldon, British-Kenyan photojournalist, born in Hampstead, London (d. 1993)
  • Sep 18 Aisha Tyler, American actress and talk show host (The Talk), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 19 Antti Törmänen, NHL forward (Finland Olympic bronze 1998, Ottawa), born in Espoo, Finland
  • Sep 19 Takanori Nishikawa, Japanese pop-rock singer (T.M.Revolution), born in Yasu, Japan
  • Sep 19 Victor Williams, American actor (The King of Queens), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 20 John Copeland, American NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals), born in Lanett, Alabama
  • Sep 21 Michael O'Shea, Canadian CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts), born in North Bay, Ontario
  • Sep 21 John Cudia, American actor

Person of interestSamantha Power

Sep 21 Samantha Power, Irish American author and diplomat (US Ambassador to the UN), born in Dublin, Ireland

Journalist and Diplomat Samantha Power
Journalist and Diplomat
Samantha Power
  • Sep 22 Eric L Blount, CFL running back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Sep 22 Greg Huntington, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Sep 22 Mike Matheny, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Sep 22 Prince Wimbley, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Sep 22 Mystikal, American rapper
  • Sep 22 Rupert Penry-Jones, English actor
  • Sep 22 Emmanuel Petit, French footballer
  • Sep 23 Georgios Koltsidas, Greek footballer

  • Sep 23 Ani DiFranco, American musician
  • Sep 24 Jeanette Kollasch, WPVA volleyballer (Pismo-17th-1995), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Sep 24 Kristin Talbot, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Schuylerville New York
  • Sep 24 Paul Spoljaric, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Sep 24 Winfred Tubbs, NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints)
  • Sep 25 Curtis Buckley, American NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Oakdale, Louisiana
  • Sep 25 Damon Pieri, American NFL safety (Carolina Panthers), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Sep 25 Doug Pelfrey, American NFL kicker (Cin Bengals), born in Fort Thomas, Kentucky
  • Sep 25 Dean Ween [Michael Melchiondo, Jr.], American guitarist (Ween, Moistboyz), born in New Hope, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 26 Paul Laus, Canadian NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Beamsville, Canada
  • Sep 26 Rachel Jacobs, American actress (It's Not Easy), born in Ririe, Idaho
  • Sep 26 Trevor Ruffin, American NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 26 Sheri Moon Zombie, American actress, born in San Jose, California
  • Sep 27 Mark Caldero, vocalist (Color Me Badd-I Want to Sex You Up), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Sep 27 Yoshiharu Habu, Japanese professional shogi player
  • Sep 28 Kimiko Date, tennis star (1996 Japan Open), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • Sep 29 Chris Mims, NFL defensive end (San Diego Chargers)
  • Sep 29 Derrick Oden, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Sep 29 Emily Lloyd, actress (Wish You Were Here, In Country), born in London, England
  • Sep 29 Joseph Hudson, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 29 Luke Bodensteiner, cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Sep 29 Natasha Gregson Wagner, American actress (Dark Horse, SFW), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 29 Nicolas Pereira, Salto Uruguay, tennis pro
  • Sep 29 Yoshihiro Tajiri, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Sep 30 Eric Piatkowski, NBA guard/forward (LA Clippers)
  • Oct 1 Alexei Zhamnov, Russian NHL center (Winnipeg Jets; Olympic gold 1992), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Oct 1 Gaston Taument, Dutch soccer winger (15 caps; Feyenoord), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Oct 1 Moses Kiptanui, Kenyan steeplechaser (World C'ship gold 1991, 93, 95; Olympic silver 1996), born in Marakwet District, Kenya
  • Oct 1 Ronnie Bradford, American NFL defensive back and coach (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos; La. Tech., USC), born in Minot, North Dakota
  • Oct 1 Gam Wu-seong, South Korean actor

  • Oct 2 Eddie Guardado, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2002-03; AL saves leader 2002; Minnesota Twins), born in Stockton, California
  • Oct 2 Kelly Ripa, actress (Hayley Vaughan-All My Children), born in Statford, New Jersey
  • Oct 2 Colin Rivas, Galician artist
  • Oct 2 Maribel Verdú, Spanish actress
  • Oct 4 Ryan McNeil, American NFL defensive back (Pro Bowl 2001; San Diego Chargers), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • Oct 5 Josie Bissett, American actress (Jane Mancini-Melrose Place), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 5 Mark Luijpers, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Cadier en Keer, Netherlands
  • Oct 5 Thomas Randolph, American NFL cornerback (NY Giants), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Oct 5 Tina Poitras, Canadian 10k walker (Olympics 1996), born in Thompson, Canada
  • Oct 5 Audie Pitre, American bass guitarist (d. 1997)
  • Oct 5 South Park Mexican, American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • Oct 5 Tord Gustavsen, Norwegian jazz pianist and composer (Tord Gustavsen Trio), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Oct 6 Darren Oliver, American pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Oct 6 Amy Jo Johnson, American actress and singer
  • Oct 7 Daniel Collins, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Oct 7 Dwayne Provo, Canadian cornerback (New England Patriots), born in North Preston, Canada
  • Oct 7 Harold Ellis, English NBA forward (Denver Nuggets), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Oct 7 Le'Shai Maston, American NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Oct 8 David Doster, American baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Person of interestMatt Damon

Oct 8 Matt Damon, American actor (Good Will Hunting, Ocean's trilogy, Bourne trilogy), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Actor Matt Damon
Actor
Matt Damon
  • Oct 8 Tetsuya Nomura, Japanese video-game designer, born in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan
  • Oct 8 Soon-Yi Previn, Korean-American actress (Hannah and Her Sisters), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Oct 8 Sadiq Khan, British politician and 1st Muslim Mayor of London, born in London
  • Oct 9 Annika Sörenstam, Swedish golfer (10 LPGA major titles; 8-time LPGA Tour Player of the Year), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Oct 9 Kenny Anderson, American NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Portland Trailblazers), born in Queens, New York
  • Oct 9 Park Sang-min, South Korean actor (General's Son), born in Changwon, South Korea
  • Oct 9 Savannah [Shannon Michelle Wilsey], American pornographic film actress, born in Laguna Beach, California (d. 1993)
  • Oct 10 Alexei Zhitnik, NHL defenseman (Team Russia Olympic silver 1998, Buffalo), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Oct 10 Glenn Foley, American NFL quarterback (NY Jets), born in Woburn, Massachusetts
  • Oct 10 Dean Kiely, Irish football goalkeeper (Crystal Palace), born in Salford, England

  • Oct 10 Silke Kraushaar-Pielach, German luger (Olympic gold 1998), born in Sonneberg, Thuringia, Germany
  • Oct 10 Corinna May, German blind singer (I Can't Live Without Music), born in Bremen, Germany
  • Oct 10 Mohammed Mourhit, Belgian athlete, born in Khouribga, Morocco
  • Oct 10 Matthew Pinsent, English rower (4 Olympic gold medals), born in Holt, Norfolk, England
  • Oct 11 Chidi Ahanotu, American NFL defensive end and defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Modesto, California
  • Oct 11 Andy Marriott, English-Welsh football goalkeeper, born in Sutton-in-Ashfield, England
  • Oct 11 Constance Zimmer, American actress (Unreal), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 12 Charlie Ward, American basketball guard (NBA: NY Knicks) and College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1993, Florida State), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Oct 12 Herman Arvie, American NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns), born in Opelousas, Louisiana
  • Oct 12 Kirk Cameron, American actor (Mike-Growing Pains), born in Panorama City, Los Angeles
  • Oct 12 Tanyon Sturtze, American baseball player (Chicago Cubs), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Oct 13 Ann Grossman, American tennis star (1994 LA finalist), born in Grove City, Ohio
  • Oct 13 Steve Matthews, American NFL and WLAF quarterback (KC Chiefs, Scottish Claymores), born in Tullahoma, Tennessee
  • Oct 13 Serena Altschul, American broadcast journalist, born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 13 Mel Jackson, African-American actor (Soul Food) and R&B musician, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 13 Paul Potts, British opera singer and winner of Britain's Got Talent 2007, born in Kingswood, South Gloucestershire, England
  • Oct 14 Daniela Pestova, [Chameleon], model (1995 SI/L'Oreal), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Oct 14 Jim Jackson, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Oct 14 Nina Kemppel, cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Anchorage, Alaska