Famous Birthdays on December 12

  • 1298 Albert II, Duke of Austria, born in Habsburg Castle, Swabia (d. 1358)
  • 1574 Anne of Denmark, daughter of Danish King Frederik II and Queen Consort of James I of England, born in Skanderborg Castle, Skanderborg, Denmark (d. 1619)
  • 1579 Heinrich Steuccius, German composer, born in Weissenfels, Germany (d. 1645)
  • 1610 Basil of Ostrog [Saint Vasilije], Serbian Orthodox bishop, born in Mrkonjići (d. 1671)
  • 1630 Olof Rudbeck, Swedish scientist, writer and composer, born in Västerås (d. 1702)
  • 1659 Francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect and designer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1739)
  • 1660 Peter Rabus, Dutch poet and translator (Liberated Britanje) (d. 1702)
  • 1685 Lodovico Giustini, Italian composer, born in Pistoia, Italy (d. 1743)
  • 1712 Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine, Imperial Army field marshal, born in Lunéville, Duchy of Lorraine (d. 1780)
  • 1715 Gennaro Manna, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1779)

Samuel HoodSamuel Hood (1724-1816)

1st Viscount Hood, British admiral in the American Revolutionary War and the French Revolutionary Wars, born in Butleigh, England

  • 1731 Erasmus Darwin, influential English physician, poet, philosopher, and botanist (grandfather of Charles Darwin), born in Newark-on-Trent, England (d. 1807)

John JayJohn Jay (1745-1829)

US statesman and 1st US Chief Justice, born in NYC, New York

  • 1779 Madeleine Sophie Barat, French saint and founder of the Society of the Sacred Heart, born in Joigny, Burgundy, France (d. 1865)
  • 1783 Ner Alexander Middleswarth, American politician, born in New Jersey (d. 1865)
  • 1786 William L. Marcy, American statesman, born in Southbridge, Massachusetts (d. 1857)
  • 1791 Marie-Louise of Austria, Duchess of Parma and second wife of Napoleon, born in Hofburg, Vienna, Austria (d. 1847)
  • 1792 Alexandros Ypsilanti, Greek resistance fighter, born in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (d. 1828)
  • 1799 Karl Briullov, Russian painter, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1852)
  • 1801 John of Saxony, King of Saxony (1854-73) translated Divina Commedia, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1873)
  • 1805 Henry Wells, American businessman and founder (American Express Co & Wells Fargo & Co), born in Thetford, Vermont (d. 1878)
  • 1806 Stand Watie, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Calhoun, Georgia (d. 1871)
  • 1818 Paul Octave Hébert, American Brigadier General and 14th Governor of Louisiana, born in Plaquemine, Louisiana (d. 1880)
  • 1821 Gustave Flaubert, French novelist (Madame Bovary), born in Rouen, France (d. 1880)
  • 1830 Joseph O. Shelby, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Lexington, Kentucky (d. 1897)
  • 1832 Abraham Carel Wertheim, Dutch banker and philanthropist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1897)
  • 1833 Matthias Hohner, German manufacturer (harmonica), born in Trossingen, Germany (d. 1902)
  • 1835 Georges Jean Pfeiffer, French composer, born in Versailles, France (d. 1908)
  • 1838 Sherburne Wesley Burnham, American astronomer (binary stars), born in Thetford, Vermont (d. 1921)
  • 1845 Bruce Price, American architect, born in Cumberland, Maryland (d. 1903)
  • 1848 William Kissam Vanderbilt, American businessman, born in New Dorp, Staten Island, New York (d. 1920)
  • 1853 Johan Petter Johansson, Swedish inventor and industrialist (modern adjustable spanner), born in Vårgårda, Sweden (d. 1943)
  • 1859 Edward R. Bradley, American businessman and horse owner (1st to own 4 Kentucky Derby winners), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 1946)
  • 1859 Maurice Donnay, French playwright (Lovers), born in Paris (d. 1945)

Edvard MunchEdvard Munch (1863-1944)

Norwegian painter and print maker (The Scream), born in Ådalsbruk, Løten, Norway

  • 1864 Paul Elmer More, American critic and essayist, born in Saint Louis, Missouri (d. 1937)
  • 1866 Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913), born in Mulhouse, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France (d. 1919)
  • 1870 Walter Benona Sharp, American oil tycoon, born in Tipton County, Tennessee (d. 1912)
  • 1874 Volter Kilpi, Finnish writer (Alastalon salissa), born in Kustavi, Finland (d. 1939)
  • 1875 Desideer Stracke, Flemish jesuit and literature historian, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1970)

Gerd von RundstedtGerd von Rundstedt (1875-1953)

German field marshal during World War II (Commander-in-Chief in the West), born in Aschersleben, German Empire

  • 1876 Alvin Kraenzlein, American track and field athlete (4 Olympic gold 1900), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1928)
  • 1879 Friedrich Christiansen, German nazi commander Wehrmacht Netherland, born in Wyk auf Föhr, Province of Schleswig-Holstein, German Empire (d. 1972)
  • 1879 Laura Hope Crews, American actress (Camille; Gone With The Wind), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1942)
  • 1879 Percy Fletcher, British composer, born in Derby (d. 1932)
  • 1882 Akiba Rubinstein, Polish chess player (openings theorist), born in Stawiski, Poland (d. 1961)
  • 1886 Owen Moore, Irish actor (She Done Him Wrong), born in County Meath, Ireland (d. 1939)
  • 1887 Kurt Magnus Atterberg, Swedish composer, born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 1974)
  • 1887 Nigel Haig, English cricket all-rounder (5 Tests; 1,000 runs and 100 wickets 1921, 27, 29 Middlesex CCC), born in London, England (d. 1966)
  • 1889 Václav Štěpán, Czech pianist and composer, born in Pečky, Austria-Hungary (d. 1944)
  • 1891 Buck Jones [Charles F Gebhart], American Western actor (Just Pals, Forbidden Trails, War Horse), born in Vincennes, Indiana (d. 1942)
  • 1892 Herman Potočnik, Slovenian rocket engineer, born in Pula, Austria-Hungary (d. 1929)
  • 1893 Edward G. Robinson [Goldenberg], Romanian actor (Double Indemnity, The Stranger, The Ten Commandments), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1973)
  • 1896 Eslanda Goode, American anthropology, civil rights activist and actor under Paul Robeson, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1965)
  • 1897 Leonora Summers [Lillian Hill], American vaudeville and silent film actress [Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ; Hoboken To Hollywood), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1976)
  • 1900 Mária Telkes, Hungarian-American biophysicist ('the Sun Queen' who invented solar energy technologies), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1995) [1]
  • 1900 Sammy Davis Sr., American vaudeville dancer (Mr. Wonderful), born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 1988)
  • 1902 Howard Koch, American playwright and screenwriter, born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1902 Koloman Sokol, Slovak painter, born in Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia (d. 2003)
  • 1903 Enid Balint-Edmonds, British psychoanalyst, born in London (d. 1994)
  • 1904 Jim Christy, South African cricket batsman (10 Tests; top score 103 1932; Transvaal, Queensland), born in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa (d. 1971)
  • 1905 Manès Sperber, Austrian-French writer (Like a Tear in the Ocean: A Trilogy), born in Zabolotiv, Ukraine (d. 1984)
  • 1905 Rellys [Henri Marius Bourrelly], French actor (Letters from My Windmill), born in Marseille (d. 1991)
  • 1906 William Pahlmann, American interior designer (4 Season restaurant, NYC), born in Pleasant Mound, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • 1907 Fred Elizalde, Spanish Filipino composer, born in Manila (d. 1979)
  • 1907 Frederik van Heek, Dutch sociologist, born in Enschede, Netherlands (d. 1987)
  • 1907 Roy Douglas, English composer and arranger (Tomorrow We Live-At Dawn We Die), born in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent (d. 2015)
  • 1909 Armand Boni, Flemish poet and writer, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1991)
  • 1909 Karen Morley, American actress (Scarface), born in Ottumwa, Iowa (d. 2003)
  • 1913 Eve Lister, British film and television actress (No Limit, Hyde Park), born in Brighton, Sussex, England (d. 1997)
  • 1913 Ferenc Csik, Hungarian swimmer (Olympics gold medal 100m freestyle 1936), born in Kaposvár, Hungary (d. 1945)
  • 1913 Hal Dickinson, American singer (Modernaires), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1970)
  • 1913 Stanley Bate, English composer, born in Plymouth, England (d. 1959)
  • 1914 Buzzie Bavasi, American MLB executive (Brooklyn & LA Dodgers), born in NYC, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1914 Denis Begbie, South African cricketer (South African batsman in five Tests 1948-50), born in Middelburg, Transvaal, South Africa (d. 2009)

Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra (1915-1998)

American singer (Strangers in the Night; My Way; The Summer Wind) and actor (From Here to Eternity; Guys and Dolls), known as the "Chairman of the Board" and "Ol' Blue Eyes", born in Hoboken, New Jersey

  • 1917 Edward Firth Henderson, British diplomat and arabist, born in Bristol (d. 1995)
  • 1918 Joe Williams [Joseph Goreed], American jazz singer (Everyday I Have the Blues), born in Cordele, Georgia (d. 1999)
  • 1918 Nilda Pinto, Curacao writer (Nanzi), born in Otrobanda (d. 1954)
  • 1919 Dan DeCarlo, American cartoonist (Archie Comics), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1919 Olivia Barclay, British astrologer (revival of traditional forms of astrology in the late 20th century), born in Essex, England (d. 2001)
  • 1920 Dick James [Leon Vapnick], British dance band vocalist and Beatles' music publisher (Northern Songs), born in London, England (d. 1986)
  • 1920 Fred Kida, Japanese-American comics artist, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1922 Arthur R. Hawkins, American naval aviator and flying ace (WW II, downed 14 Japanese planes), born in Zavalla, Texas (d. 2004)

Bob BarkerBob Barker (99 years old)

1923 American TV game show host (The Price is Right, Truth or Consequences), born in Darrington, Washington

  • 1923 Bob Dorough, American jazz vocalist, pianist, composer, songwriter, arranger, and producer (Schoolhouse Rock!; Too Much Coffee Man), born in Cherry Hill, Arkansas (d. 2018)
  • 1923 David Leon Kaplan, American-Canadian music professor (University of Saskatchewan, 1960-82), conductor (Saskatoon Symphony, 1962-72), and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2015)
  • 1923 John Pulman, English snooker player (World Champion 1957-68; News of the World Snooker Tournament 1954, 57, 58), born in Teignmouth, England (d. 1998)
  • 1923 Ken Kavanagh, Australian motorcycle road racer (5 x GP wins; first Australian to win a Grand Prix race), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2019)

Ed KochEd Koch (1924-2013)

American congressman and New York City Mayor (1977-89), born in NYC, New York

  • 1924 Francis Miroglio, French composer (Extensions), born in Marseille, France (d. 2005)
  • 1924 Nevit Kodallı, Turkish composer, born in Mersin, Turkey (d. 2009)
  • 1925 (Michael) "Dodo" Marmarosa, American big band and bebop jazz pianist, composer, and arranger (Artie Shaw), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • 1925 Ahmad Shamlou, Iranian poet (The Book of Alley), born in Tehran, Iran (d. 2000)
  • 1925 Cora Lee Johnson, American social activist for rural poor, born in Georgia (d. 2021)
  • 1925 Dattu Phadkar, Indian cricketer (pace bowling all-rounder for India), born in Kolhapur, India (d. 1985)
  • 1925 Ghulam Guard, Indian cricketer (lefty pace bowler in 2 Tests for India 1959), born in Surat, Gujarat (d. 1978)
  • 1925 Vladimir Shainsky, Soviet and Russian composer, born in Kyiv, Ukraine (d. 2017)
  • 1926 Laurie Davidson, New Zealand yacht designer (Black Magic 1995; Team New Zealand 2000; America's Cup HOF 2007), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2021)
  • 1927 Robert Noyce, American inventor (co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957 and Intel Corporation in 1968), born in Burlington, Iowa (d. 1990)
  • 1928 (Henry) Lionel Blair [Ogus], Canadian-British choreographer, tap dancer, actor, and television presenter., born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2021)
  • 1928 Chinghiz Aitmatov, Soviet-Kyrgyz author and best-known figure in Kyrgyzstan's literature (Jamila), born in Kirghiz ASSR, Soviet Union (d. 2008)
  • 1928 Helen Frankenthaler, American abstract expressionist artist (Arden), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1928 Lionel Blair [Ogus], Canadian choreographer (Give Us a Clue), born in Montréal, Québec
  • 1928 Lonesome Sundown [Cornelius Green III], American blues singer and guitarist, born in Donaldsonville, Louisiana (d. 1995)
  • 1929 John Osborne, English playwright (Entertainer, Look Back in Anger, Luther), born in London (d. 1994)
  • 1929 Toshiko Akiyoshi, Japanese jazz pianist and composer, born in Liaoyang, Manchuria, Republic of China
  • 1930 Bill Beutel, American journalist and anchor (ABC), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2006)
  • 1930 Friedrich Voss, German composer and pianist, born in Halberstadt, Germany
  • 1931 Ali-Akbar Sa'idi Sirjani, Iranian writer and journalist, born in Sirjan, Kerman (d. 1994)

Bob PettitBob Pettit (90 years old)

1932 American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (NBA MVP 1956, 59), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

  • 1933 Manu Dibango, Cameroonian musician (Soul Makossa), born in Douala, French Cameroon (d. 2020)
  • 1934 Habib Hassan Touma, Palestinian composer, born in Nazareth, Israel (d. 1998)
  • 1934 Miguel de la Madrid, President of Mexico (1982-1988), born in Colima, Mexico (d. 2012)
  • 1935 Al Harrington [born Tausau Ta'a], Samoan-American actor (Hawaii Five-O, 1969-75 -"Ben"; Hawaii Five-O, 2011-18 - "Mamo"), born in Pago Pago, American Samoa (d. 2021)
  • 1936 Bengt Emil Johnson, Swedish author and composer, born in Saxdalen, Sweden (d. 2010)
  • 1936 Iolanda Balaș, Romanian high jumper (Olympic gold 1960), born in Timișoara, Romania (d. 2016)
  • 1936 Reggie Young, American session guitarist (The Memphis Boys), born in Caruthersville, Missouri (d. 2019) [1]
  • 1936 Samuel Weems, American lawyer (disbarred), Armenian genocide denier, and writer, born in Hazen, Arkansas (d. 2003)
  • 1937 Buford Pusser, American sheriff of McNairy County, Tennessee, born in Finger, Tennessee (d. 1974)
  • 1937 Connie Francis [Concetta Franconero], American singer and actress (Where the Boys Are), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1937 Philip Ledger, British organist, composer, conductor, and academic (King's College Cambridge), born in Bexhill-on-Sea, England (d. 2012)
  • 1938 Joel Chadabe, American electronic music composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2021)

Dionne WarwickDionne Warwick (82 years old)

1940 American singer ("I Say a Little Prayer"; "Do You Know The Way to San Jose; "That's What Friends Are For"), born in East Orange, New Jersey

  • 1940 Sharad Pawar, Indian politician (founded Nationalist Congress Party in 1999), born in Baramati, Bombay Presidency, British India
  • 1940 Shirley Englehorn, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1970), born in Caldwell, Idaho (d. 2022)
  • 1941 Liesbeth List, Dutch actress and vocalist (Theodorakis), born in Bandoeng, Dutch East Indies (d. 2020)
  • 1941 Nikolai Osyanin, Russian soccer striker (3 caps; PFC Krylia Sovetov Kuibyshev, FC Spartak Moscow), born in Sobolevskoye, Russia (d. 2022)
  • 1941 Terry Kirkman, American rock vocalist, songwriter, and keyboardist (Association - "Windy"; "Cherish"), born in Salina, Kansas
  • 1941 Tim Hauser, American jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer - "Boy From New York City"), born in Troy, New York, (d. 2014)
  • 1943 Dickey Betts, American guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band - "Ramblin' Man"; "Jessica"), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1943 Grover Washington Jr., American jazz saxophonist (Mr Magic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1944 (Alejandro) "Alex" Acuña, Peruvian-American session and touring drummer and percussionist (Weather Report, Lee Ritenour; Joni Mitchell), educator and producer, born in Pativilca, Peru
  • 1944 Jean Doré, Canadian politician (39th Mayor of Montreal), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2015)
  • 1944 Kenneth Cranham, Scottish actor (Hellbound: Hellraiser II), born in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
  • 1944 Rob Tyner [Robert Derminer], American hard rock singer (MC5 - Kick Out The Jams), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1991)
  • 1945 Alan Ward, English rock musician (Elton Motello), and audio engineer, born in Nottingham, England
  • 1945 Karl Edward Wagner, American sci-fi author (Bloodstone, Night Winds), born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 1994)
  • 1945 Susi Hush, English television producer, born in Thurgoland, Yorkshire (d. 1995)
  • 1945 Tony Williams, American jazz drummer (Miles Davis), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1997)
  • 1946 Denny Dias, American rock guitarist (Steely Dan, 1972-77), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Emerson FittipaldiEmerson Fittipaldi (76 years old)

1946 Brazilian auto racer (World F1 Champion, 1972, 1974; Indy 500 1989, 1993), born in São Paulo, Brazil

  • 1946 George Santopietro, American restaurateur, and husband of TV personality Vanna White (1986-2002), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1946 Marlous Fluitsma, Dutch actress (De Prooi; Apart; Alle Dagen Feest), born in Zuthphen, Netherlands
  • 1947 Irving Azoff, American entertainment executive and artist manager (REO Speedwagon; The Eagles), born in Danville, Illinois
  • 1948 Ray Jackson, British folk-rock mandolin and harmonica player (Lindisfarne, 1970-90), born in Wallsend, Northumberland, England
  • 1949 Bill Nighy, English actor (The Men's Room, Gideon's Daughter), born in Caterham, Surrey, England
  • 1949 Ricardo Luis Carreras, American bantamweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1972), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950 Billy Smith, Canadian Hockey HOF goaltender (Vezina Trophy 1982; Conn Smythe Trophy 1983; Stanley Cup 1980, 81, 82, 83; NY Islanders), born in Perth, Ontario

RajinikanthRajinikanth (72 years old)

1950 Indian film actor (Centenary Award 2014), born in Bangalore, India

  • 1950 Richard Galliano, French jazz, tango, and classical accordionist, born in Cannes, France
  • 1951 Anatoly Alyabyev, Russian biathlete (Olympic gold USSR 20km individual, 4 × 7.5km relay 1980), born in Danilkovo, Russia (d. 2022)
  • 1951 Caren Kaye, American actress (My Tutor, Blansky's Beauties), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951 Richard Davidson, American psychologist, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951 Steven Alan Hawley, American NASA astronaut (STS 41-D, 61-C, 31, 82), born in Ottawa, Kansas
  • 1952 Ajit De Silva, Sri Lankan cricket spin bowler (4 Tests), born in Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka
  • 1952 Cathy Rigby (McCoy), American gymnast (Olympics, 1968 & 1972), stage actress (Peter Pan), and sports commentator, born in Long Beach, California
  • 1952 Herb Dhaliwal, Canadian politician, born in Chiheru, Punjab, India
  • 1952 Sarah Douglas, British actress (Conan; Superman II; Falcon Crest), born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
  • 1953 Bruce Kulick, American rock guitarist and singer (KISS, 1984-96; Union, 1997-2002), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953 Evette Benton, American soul session and touring vocalist (Sweethearts of Sigma; Patti Labelle), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 2021)
  • 1954 Liz Claman, American television anchor (Countdown to the Closing Bell), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1955 Eddy Schepers, Belgian professional cyclist, born in Tienen, Belgium
  • 1955 Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, Greek businesswoman and president of the bidding and organizing committee for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, born in Heraklion, Greece
  • 1956 Ana Alicia Ortiz, Mexican-American actress (Melissa-Falcon Crest), born in Mexico City
  • 1956 Johan van der Velde, Dutch cyclist (won Young Rider Classification of Tour de France 1980), born in Rijbergen, Netherlands
  • 1957 Cy Curnin, British rock vocalist (The Fixx - "One Thing Leads To Another"; "Saved By Zero"), born in Wimbledon, England
  • 1957 Robert Lepage, French Canadian playwright, born in Quebec, Canada
  • 1957 Sheila E.[scovedo], American singer, drummer and percussionist (Krush Grove, Holly Rock), born in Oakland, California
  • 1958 Sheree J. Wilson, American actress (Our Family Honor, Dallas), born in Rochester, Minnesota
  • 1959 Belouis Some [Neville Keighley], British new wave and pop singer (Some People; Round and Round), born in England
  • 1959 Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Indian cricketer (big-hitting Indian opener), born in Madras, India
  • 1959 Scott D. Vangen, American astronaut, born in Granite Falls, Minnesota
  • 1960 Amal Silva, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan wicket-keeper in 9 Tests 1983-88), born in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • 1960 Jaap van Zweden, Dutch violinist and concert master, born in Amsterdam
  • 1960 Q Lazzarus [Diane Luckey], American new-wave singer-songwriter (Goodbye Horses), born in Neptune, New Jersey (d. 2022)
  • 1961 Daniel O'Donnell, Irish singer and television presenter, born in Donegal, Ireland
  • 1961 Julie Giroux, American classical composer (My Soul to Keep; Bookmarks from Japan), born in Fairhaven, Massachusetts
  • 1962 Holly Gagnier, American actress (One Life to Live), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962 Nadeem Ghauri, Pakistani cricketer (bowled in Test for Pak v Australia 1990), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1962 Ray Brown, American NFL football guard, 1986-2005 (Washington Redskins, San Francisco 49ers, and 2 other teams), and coach, 2006-18, born in Marion, Arkansas

Tracy AustinTracy Austin (60 years old)

1962 American tennis player (US Open 1979, 81; Tour Finals 1980; Federation Cup 1978, 79, 80) and broadcaster (NBC, USA Network, 7 Network, Tennis Channel), born in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California

  • 1963 Ai Orikasa, Japanese voice actress and singer, born in Tokyo
  • 1963 Eric Schenkman, American-Canadian rock and blues guitarist (The Spin Doctors - "Pocket Full of Kryptonite"), born in Massachusetts
  • 1963 Juan Carlos Varela, President of Panama (2014-), born in Panama City
  • 1963 Teresa Blake, American actress (Gloria Marsh-All My Children), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • 1964 Haywood Jeffires, American NFL wide receiver (Houston Oilers), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 1964 Rockin' Jeff [Jeff Aaron Brown], British rock musician (The Pasadenas - "Riding on a Train")
  • 1964 Sabu [Terry Michael Brunk], American professional wrestler, born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1965 Laurie Grover-Tavares, American biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1966 Jim Sandlak, NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1966 Kouichi Nagano, Japanese voice actor, born in Sakura, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • 1966 Royce Gracie, Brazilian martial artist, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1967 David Szott, American NFL guard (KC Chiefs), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1967 John Randle, American NFL defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings), born in Mumford, Texas
  • 1967 Masood Anwar, Pakistani cricketer (one Test Pakistan v West Indies 1990), born in Khanewal, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1967 Takenobu Mitsuyoshi, Japanese video game music composer, born in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
  • 1967 Yuzo Koshiro, Japanese video game music composer, born in Hino, Tokyo
  • 1968 Chris Walsh, American football wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings; sues NFL over head injuries 2011), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1968 Kate Humble, English television presenter, born in Wimbledon, London