On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1979

  • Jun 1 Santana Moss, American NFL wide receiver / punt returner (Pro Bowl 2005; New York Jets, Washington Redskins), born in Miami, Florida
  • Jun 1 Markus Persson "Notch", Video game programmer (Mojang, Minecraft), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jun 1 Ladislav Nagy, Slovak ice hockey left wing (World C'ship gold 2002; NHL: SL Blues, Phoenix Coyotes, Dallas Stars, LA Kings) born in Šaca, Slovakia
  • Jun 4 Naohiro Takahara, Japanese footballer
  • Jun 4 Daniel Vickerman, Australian rugby union player
  • Jun 5 Pete Wentz, American musician (Fall Out Boy), born in Wilmette, Illinois
  • Jun 5 David Bisbal, Spanish singer
  • Jun 5 Fraser Watts, Scottish cricketer
  • Jun 5 Jason White, American NASCAR driver
  • Jun 7 Kevin Hofland, Dutch footballer
  • Jun 7 Anne McClain, American army officer and NASA astronaut (Soyuz MS-11), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Jun 7 Hilary Lunke, American golfer (US Open 2003), born in Edina, Minnesota
  • Jun 8 Derek Trucks, American guitarist and founder of Grammy Award-winning The Derek Trucks Band (Tedeschi Truck Band), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jun 8 Pete Orr, Canadian baseball player
  • Jun 8 Luis Ernesto Michel, Mexican football player
  • Jun 10 Lee Brice, American country singer and songwriter (Love Like Crazy, Hard to Love), born in Sumter, South Carolina

  • Jun 12 Wil Horneff, American actor (Ghost in the Machine, Sandlot), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Jun 12 Dallas Clark, American NFL tight end, born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Jun 13 Nila Håkedal, Norwegian beach volleyball player
  • Jun 15 Yulia Nestsiarenka, Belarusian athlete
  • Jun 15 Charles Zwolsman Jr., Dutch racing driver
  • Jun 17 Nick Rimando, American soccer player, born in Montclair, California
  • Jun 19 John Duddy, Northern Irish boxer
  • Jun 19 John Ford, American software engineer
  • Jun 19 Quentin Jammer, American football player
  • Jun 20 Sydne Vogel, figure skater (1996 NW Pac Sr champ), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Jun 20 Charlotte Hatherley, English guitarist (Ash)
  • Jun 20 Charles Howell III, American golfer (3 PGA Tour titles, Rookie of the Year 2001), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Jun 20 Cael Sanderson, Olympic Wrestler
  • Jun 20 Lani Billard, Canadian actress

Person of interestChris Pratt

Jun 21 Chris Pratt, American actor (Guardians of the Galaxy, Jurassic World,), born in Virginia, Minnesota

  • Jun 22 Joey Cheek, American speed skater
  • Jun 22 Thomas Voeckler, French road cyclist
  • Jun 22 Brad Hawpe, American baseball player
  • Jun 23 LaDainian Tomlinson, American football player
  • Jun 24 Craig Shergold, British internet folklore subject

  • Jun 24 Petra Němcová, Czechoslovakian-born model, born in Karviná, Czechoslovakia
  • Jun 24 Mindy Kaling, American actress and TV producer (The Office, The Mindy Project), born in Cambridge Massachusetts
  • Jun 25 La La Anthony , American TV personality (Think Like a Man, Power), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 25 Katie Doyle, American actress (The Hillz) and reality television star, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 25 Hirooki Goto, Japanese professional wrestler, born in Kuwana, Mie, Japan
  • Jun 25 Busy Philipps, American actress (Freaks and Geeks), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Jun 25 Richard Hughes, Scottish footballer (Bournemouth), born in Glasgow
  • Jun 26 Ryō Fukuda, Japanese racing driver, born in Fukuoka, Japan
  • Jun 26 Walter Herrmann, Argentinian basketball player (Olympic 2004 gold), born in Venado Tuerto, Santa Fe, Argentina
  • Jun 26 Nathan Followill, American alternative-rock backing vocalist and musician (Kings of Leon), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jun 27 John Warne, American musician (Relient K; Ace Troubleshooter), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 27 Kim Gyu-ri, South Korean actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jun 27 Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer (52 Tuesdays), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Jun 28 Florian Zeller, French novelist (La Fascination du Pire) and playwright, born in Paris
  • Jun 28 Ha Ji-won, South Korean actress (Damo), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jun 28 Randy McMichael, American NFL football player (Miami Dolphins), born in Griffin, Georgia
  • Jun 28 Jimmy Spithill, Australian sailor (America's Cup winning helmsman 2010, 2013), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Jun 29 Andy O'Brien, Irish soccer defender (26 caps, Republic of Ireland; Newcastle United), born in Harrogate, England
  • Jun 29 Abs Love [Richard Abidin Breen], English singer (Five), born in London
  • Jun 29 Marleen Veldhuis, Dutch swimmer (Olympic gold 2008, silver 2012, bronze 2004, 12), born in Borne, Netherlands
  • Jun 29 Matthew Bode, Australian rules football player (Adelaide Football Club)
  • Jun 29 Barış Akarsu, Turkish rock musician and actor, born in Amasra, Turkey (d. 2007)
  • Jun 30 Matisyahu, Hasidic Jewish Reggae singer
  • Jun 30 Rick Gonzalez, Hispanic-American actor
  • Jun 30 Travis Minor, National Football League Runningback

About June 1979

How Old? 41 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20), Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22)