On This Day

Famous People Born in 1978 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 800 of 824

  • Sep 25 Joel Pineiro, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
  • Sep 26 Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, Kenyan long-distance runner, born in Kapsabet, Kenya
  • Sep 27 Brad Arnold, American singer (3 Doors Down - "Kryptonite"), born in Escatawpa, Mississippi
  • Sep 27 Jon Rauch, American baseball player
  • Sep 28 Marzena Godecki, actress (Ocean Girl)
  • Sep 28 Bushido [Anis Ferchichi], German rapper, born in Bonn, West Germany
  • Sep 29 Gunner McGrath, American guitarist (Much the Same)
  • Sep 29 Kurt Nilsen, Norwegian singer
  • Sep 30 Candice Michelle, American female wrestler
  • Oct 1 Andrew JC Jackson, Australian surf lifesaver
  • Oct 1 Leticia Cline, American model and TV Personality
  • Oct 2 Ayumi Hamasaki, Japanese J-pop singer-songwriter (Secret), born in Fukuoka, Japan
  • Oct 3 Gerald Asamoah, German soccer forward (43 caps; Schalke 04 279 games, 44 goals), born in Mampong, Ghana
  • Oct 3 Claudio Pizarro, Peruvian soccer striker (85 caps; Bayern Munich 224 games, 87 goals), born in Callao, Peru
  • Oct 3 Jake Shears [Jason Sellards], American rock singer (Scissor Sisters), born in Mesa, Arizona
  • Oct 3 Shannyn Sossamon, American actress
  • Oct 4 Ko Soo, South Korean television and movie actor
  • Oct 4 Kyle Lohse, American baseball pitcher (14th pitcher to beat all 30 MLB teams; Minnesota Twins, St. Louis Cardinals), born in Chico, California
  • Oct 5 Shane Ryan, Irish Gaelic footballer, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Oct 5 Jesse Palmer, Canadian-born American football player, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Oct 5 Morgan Webb, American television presenter, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 5 James Valentine, American musician (Maroon 5), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Oct 6 Ricky Hatton, English boxer, born in Stockport, England
  • Oct 7 Alesha Dixon, British pop singer (Mis-Teeq), born in Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
  • Oct 7 Zaheer Khan, Indian cricketer, born in Shrirampur, India
  • Oct 8 Mick O'Driscoll, Irish rugby player, born in Cork, Ireland
  • Oct 8 Antonino D'Agostino, Italian football player, born in Turin, Italy
  • Oct 8 Mike Moreno, American jazz musician (First in Mind), born in Houston, Texas
  • Oct 9 Randy Spelling, American actor (Sean Richards-Sunset Beach), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 9 Nicky Byrne, Irish musician (Westlife), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Oct 9 Juan Dixon, American basketball player, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Oct 10 Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, American actress (Cassidy-Nash Bridges), born in Cliffwood Beach, New Jersey
  • Oct 11 Kali, Angolan soccer defender (73 caps), born in Luanda, Angola
  • Oct 12 Baden Cooke, Australian cyclist, born in Benalla, Victoria, Australia
  • Oct 13 Jermaine O'Neal, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Oct 14 Ryan Church, American baseball player
  • Oct 14 Paul Hunter, English snooker player (Masters 2001, 02, 04), born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England (d. 2006)
  • Oct 14 Steven Thompson, Scottish footballer

Person of interestUsher

Oct 14 Usher [Raymond IV], American singer (My Way, Confessions) and actor, born in Dallas, Texas

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  • Oct 14 Javon Walker, American football player
  • Oct 14 Justin Brannan, American musician (Most Precious Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 15 Devon Gummersall, American actor (Relativity; My So Called Life - "Brian'), born in Durango, Colorado
  • Oct 15 Takeshi Morishima, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Oct 16 Abel Talamántez, American LAtin, pop, and Tex-Max singer (Menudo; Los Super Reyes), born in Pecos, Texas
  • Oct 16 Ethan Luck, American rock musician (The O.C. Supertones; Demon Hunter; Relient K), born in Long Beach, California
  • Oct 18 Wesley Jonathan, American actor
  • Oct 18 Mike Tindall, English rugby union player
  • Oct 19 Chris Sellers, American rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Oct 19 Enrique Bernoldi, Brazilian race car driver
  • Oct 19 Zakhar Dubenskiy, Russian footballer
  • Oct 19 Henri "Trollhorn"Sorvali, Finnish heavy metal muscian (Moonsorrow), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Oct 19 James Roberts, British Ice Hockey Player
  • Oct 20 Virender Sehwag, Indian cricketer
  • Oct 20 Paul Wilson, Irish bass player (Snow Patrol)
  • Oct 20 Michael Johns, American Idol (season 7) finalist
  • Oct 21 Will Estes, American actor
  • Oct 21 Joey Harrington, American football player
  • Oct 22 Chaswe Nsofwa, Zambian footballer (d. 2007)
  • Oct 22 Owais Shah, English cricketer
  • Oct 22 Dion Glover, American basketball player, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • Oct 23 Steve Harmison, English cricketer
  • Oct 23 Jimmy Bullard, English footballer
  • Oct 23 Archie Thompson, Australian footballer
  • Oct 24 Carlos Edwards, Trinidadian footballer (Trinidad and Tobago national football team), born in Diego Martin, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Oct 25 Riley Mants, 200m breaststroker (Olympics 1996), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Oct 25 Russell Anderson, Scottish footballer (Sunderland), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Oct 26 CM Punk, American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 26 Eva Kaili, Greek TV presenter and politician, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Oct 26 Jimmy Aggrey, English footballer (Torquay United), born in Hammersmith, London
  • Oct 26 Mark Barry, English musician (BBMak), born in Manchester
  • Oct 27 Vanessa-Mae [Vanakorn Nicholson], Singaporean-British violinist and Olympic alpine skier, born in Singapore
  • Oct 27 Sergei Samsonov, Russian ice hockey player, born in Moscow, Soviet Union
  • Oct 27 Dmitri Kogan, Russian concert violinist (Five Great Violins), born in Moscow (d. 2017)
  • Oct 28 Marta Etura, Spanish actress
  • Oct 28 Justin Guarini [Bell], American pop singer and actor (American Idol), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • Oct 28 Gwendoline Christie, English actress (Game of Thrones), born in Worthing, England
  • Oct 29 Travis Henry, American football player
  • Oct 30 Martin Dossett, American football player, born in Portland, Texas
  • Oct 30 Amanda Swafford, American actress and writer (Worst-Case Scenario), born in Hendersonville, North Carolina
  • Oct 31 Emmanuel Izonritei, Nigerian boxer
  • Oct 31 Zachary Knighton, American actor (Happy Endings), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Oct 31 Martin Verkerk, Dutch tennis player, born in Leiderdorp, Netherlands
  • Nov 1 Danny Koevermans, Dutch soccer striker and coach (4 caps; Sparta Rotterdam), born in Schiedam, Netherlands
  • Nov 1 Manju Warrier, Indian actress (How Old Are You?), born in Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Nov 1 Mary Kate Schellhardt, American actress (What's Eating Gilbert Grape), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 4 Carmen Cali, American baseball player
  • Nov 4 John Grabow, American baseball player
  • Nov 5 Bubba Watson Jr., American golfer (US Masters 2012, 2014), born in Bagdad, Florida
  • Nov 6 Scott Piercy, American golfer (US Open 2016 runner-up), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Nov 6 Nicole Dubuc, American writer and actress (Robin-Major Dad), born in Orange County, California
  • Nov 6 Zak Morioka, Brazilian racing driver, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Nov 6 Sandrine Blancke, Belgian actress, born in Uccle, Belgium
  • Nov 6 Daniella Cicarelli, Brazilian model and television host, born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Nov 6 Jolina Magdangal, Filipina singer, actress and television host, born in Hagonoy, Bulacan, Philippines
  • Nov 6 Taryn Manning, American actress (Hawaii Five-O), born in Falls Church, Virginia
  • Nov 7 Rio Ferdinand, English footballer (England national team 1997-2001), born in Camberwell, England
  • Nov 7 Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink, Dutch footballer (PSV Eindhoven), born in Oldenzaal, Netherlands
  • Nov 7 Tomoya Nagase, Japanese actor and singer (TOKIO), born in Kanagawa, Japan
  • Nov 8 Ali Karimi, Iranian footballer, born in Karaj, Iran
  • Nov 8 Júlio Sérgio Bertagnoli, Brazilian footballer, born in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Nov 8 Spyros Gogolos, Greek footballer, born in Corfu Island, Greece
  • Nov 8 Tim de Cler, Dutch footballer, born in Leiden, Netherlands
  • Nov 9 Steven Lopez, American taekwondo martial artist, born in Nicaragua
  • Nov 9 Sisqó [Mark Althavean Andrews], American singer (Dru Hill, Unleash the Dragon), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 10 Eve [Jeffers-Cooper], American rapper and actress, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 11 Lou Vincent, New Zealand cricketer, born in Warkworth, New Zealand
  • Nov 12 Andrew Kinlochan, English singer and musician
  • Nov 12 Alexandra Maria Lara, Romanian-German actress, born in Bucharest, Romania
  • Nov 12 Ashley Williams, American actress, born in Westchester County, New York
  • Nov 12 Lena Yada, American actress, model, surfer and WWE Diva, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Nov 13 Nikolai Fraiture, American rock bassist (The Strokes), born in New York City
  • Nov 14 Xavier Nady, American baseball player
  • Nov 14 Bobby Allen, American ice hockey player
  • Nov 16 Gary Naysmith, Scottish footballer, born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Nov 16 Kip Bouknight, American baseball player, born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Nov 16 Carolina Parra, Brazilian musician (CSS), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Nov 16 Eric Crouch, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2001, U of Nebraska; Green Bay Packers; Toronto Argonauts), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Nov 17 Rachel McAdams, Canadian actress (Midnight in Paris, Spotlight), born in Ontario, Canada
  • Nov 17 Zoë Bell, New Zealand actress
  • Nov 17 Reggie Wayne, American football player
  • Nov 17 Tom Ellis, Welsh actor (Miranda, Lucifer), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • Nov 18 Damien Johnson, Northern Irish footballer
  • Nov 18 Andris Nelsons, Latvian conductor (Boston Symphony; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra), born in Riga, Latvia
  • Nov 19 Věra Pospíšilová-Cechlová, Czech athlete
  • Nov 19 Matt Dusk, Canadian jazz vocalist, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 20 Ryan Leslie, American singer-songwriter, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 20 Freya Lin, Taiwanese singer, born in Taiwan
  • Nov 20 Nadine Velazquez, American actress and model, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 21 Lucía Jiménez, Spanish actress
  • Nov 21 Sara Tanaka, American actress
  • Nov 22 Magdalena Grzybowska, Polish tennis star (1995 Futures Slovakia), born in Poznań, Poland
  • Nov 22 Karen O [Orzolek], American singer (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), born in Busan, South Korea
  • Nov 23 Kayvan Novak, English actor, born in Cricklewood, London
  • Nov 23 Tommy Marth, American rock saxophone player (the Killers, 2008-2010), born in Las Vegas, Nevada (d. 2012)

Person of interestKatherine Heigl

Nov 24 Katherine Heigl, actress (Grey's Anatomy), born in Washington, D.C.

  • Nov 25 Lauren Hewitt, Australian 100m/200m runner (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 25 Ringo Shiina [Yumiko Shiina], Japanese singer, songwriter and musician (Tokyo Jihen), born in Urawa, Saitama
  • Nov 26 Matthew Taylor, American bassist (Motion City Soundtrack), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Nov 27 Joshua Harris, actor (Locked Up: A Mother's Rage)
  • Nov 27 Tim Yeung, American heavy metal drummer (Vital Remains; I Am Morbid), born in Rochester, New York
  • Nov 27 Jimmy Rollins, American baseball player
  • Nov 27 Mike Skinner, British singer-songwriter and rapper (The Streets - A Grand Don't Come For Free), born in Chipping Barnet, London, England
  • Nov 28 Mehdi Nafti, Tunisian footballer
  • Nov 28 Haytham Tambal, Sudanese footballer
  • Nov 28 Freddie Mitchell, American football player
  • Nov 28 Brent Albright, American professional wrestler
  • Nov 28 Ryan Leslie, American producer
  • Nov 29 Dimitrious Konstantopolous, Greek footballer, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Nov 29 Ludwika Paleta, Polish-born Mexican actress, born in Kraków, Poland
  • Nov 29 Alessandro Fei, Italian volleyball player, born in Saronno, Italy
  • Nov 30 Emil Steiner, American writer
  • Nov 30 Clay Aiken, American singer
  • Nov 30 Gael García Bernal, Mexican actor
  • Dec 1 Mat Kearney, American singer and songwriter
  • Dec 2 Nelly Furtado, Canadian singer and songwriter (I'm Like a Bird), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • Dec 2 Chris Wolstenholme, British musician and bassist (Muse), born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England
  • Dec 2 Jason Collins, American basketball canter (first openly gay athlete to play in any major North American pro sports league), born in Northridge, California
  • Dec 2 Jarron Collins, American basketball center (Utah Jazz; assistant coach GS Warriors NBA C'ships 2015, 17-18), born in Northridge, California
  • Dec 2 Maëlle Ricker, Canadian snowboarder (Olympic gold snowboard cross 2010; World C'ship gold 2005, 13), born in North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Dec 3 Trina [Katrina Laverne Taylor], American rapper (Glamorest Life), born in Miami, Florida
  • Dec 4 Jaclyn Victor, Malaysian singer (Gemilang), born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Dec 5 Marcelo Zalayeta, Uruguayan footballer (Juventus), born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Dec 5 Olli Jokinen, Finnish ice hockey player, born in Kuopio, Finland
  • Dec 5 Neil Druckmann, Israeli-American writer & co-president Naughty Dog, born in Israel
  • Dec 6 K. D. Aubert, American actress and singer, born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Dec 6 Chris Başak, American baseball player, born in North Platte, Nebraska
  • Dec 6 Darrell Jackson, American NFL wide receiver, born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Dec 7 Shiri Appleby, American actress (Roswell), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 7 Frankie J. [Francisco Javier Bautista, Jr.], Mexican-American singer (Kumbia Kings), born in Tijuana, Mexico
  • Dec 7 Chad Dukes, American radio personality, born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Dec 8 Kate Robinson, American figure skater and ice dancer, born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Dec 8 Anwar Siraj, Ethiopian footballer
  • Dec 8 John Oster, Welsh footballer, born in Boston, England
  • Dec 8 Ian Somerhalder, American actor (Lost, Vampire Diaries), born in Covington, Louisiana
  • Dec 8 Vernon Wells III, American baseball center fielder (Toronto Blue Jays; 3-time MLB All-Star & Gold Glove), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Dec 9 Jesse Metcalfe, American actor, born in Carmel Valley, California
  • Dec 10 Brandon Novak, American skateboarder
  • Dec 10 Summer Phoenix, American actress
  • Dec 10 Donna Williams, co-founder of Neopets
  • Dec 11 Celine Sciamma, French film director (Tomboy), born in Paris, France
  • Dec 12 Derrick Delmore, African-American figure skater (1996 Grand Prix champ), born in Camp Springs, Maryland
  • Dec 12 Evren Genis, Turkish composer, born in Ankara, Turkey
  • Dec 12 Monica Bîrlădeanu, Romanian actress, born in Iaşi, Romania
  • Dec 12 Louis, Korean singer ("Jung Hwa Ban Jum")
  • Dec 13 Ryo Kawakita, Japanese guitarist (Maximum the Hormone), born in Tokyo
  • Dec 13 B.J. Penn, American mixed martial artist, born in Kailua, Hawaii
  • Dec 14 Kim St-Pierre, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Châteauguay, Canada
  • Dec 14 Radu Sârbu, Moldovan singer (O-Zone), born in Peresecina, Moldova
  • Dec 14 Patty Schnyder, Swiss tennis player, born in Basel, Switzerland
  • Dec 14 Martina Filjak, Croatian concert pianist, born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • Dec 15 Henrietta Nagyova, Nove Zamky Slovakia, tennis star (ITF/Cali-COL)
  • Dec 15 Mark Jansen, Dutch guitarist (Epica)
  • Dec 15 Jerome McDougle, American football player
  • Dec 16 Gunter Van Handenhoven, Belgian footballer
  • Dec 16 Kaine [Eric Jackson], American rapper (Ying Yang Twins - U.S.A. (United State of Atlanta)), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 17 Alex Cintrón, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Dec 17 Riteish Deshmukh, Indian actor

Person of interestManny Pacquiao

Dec 17 Manny [Emmanuel Dapidran] Pacquiao, Filipino boxer (first ever eight-division world champion), born in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines

  • Dec 17 Neil Sanderson, Canadian drummer (Three Days Grace), born in Peterborough, Ontario
  • Dec 17 Chase Utley, American baseball player