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Famous Birthdays on December 15


37 Nero, 5th Emperor of Rome (54-68), born in Antium, Italy (d. 68)

  • 1534 Lucas Osiander, German composer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1604)
  • 1567 Christoph Demantius, German composer, born in Reichenberg (d. 1643)
  • 1574 Samuel Besler, German-Polish composer, born in Brzeg (d. 1625)
  • 1610 David Teniers the Younger, Flemish court painter (Theatrum Pictorium), born in Antwerp (d. 1690)
  • 1648 Gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations), born in Lichfield, England (d. 1712)
  • 1657 Michel-Richard Delalande, French organist and baroque composer (De Profundis), born in Paris (d. 1726)
  • 1667 Ludwig Ernst, German composer, born in Gotha (d. 1739)
  • 1765 Philippe-Jacques Pfeffinger, French composer, born in Strasbourg, France (d. 1821)
  • 1778 Godert van der Capellen, Dutch governor-general (Dutch-Indies), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1848)
  • 1786 Edward Coles, American anti-slavery advocate and politician (Governor of Illinois, 1822-26), born in Albemarle County, Virginia (d. 1868)
  • 1787 Charles Cowden Clarke, English editor and Shakespearean critic, born in Enfield, Middlesex, England (d. 1877)
  • 1793 Henry Charles Carey, American economist (Principles of Poli Economy), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1879)
  • 1801 August Freyer, Polish musician and composer, born in Saxony (d. 1883)
  • 1802 Janos Bolyai, Hungarian mathematician (non-Euclidean geometry), born in Kolozsvár, Hungary (d. 1860)
  • 1812 Isidor Dannström, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1897)
  • 1821 Auguste Vaucorbeil, French composer, born in Rouen, France (d. 1884)
  • 1822 Edward Stephen, Welsh musician and composer, born in Maentwrog, Merionethshire (d. 1885)
  • 1823 Friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke, German organist and composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1896)
  • 1830 Francesco D'Arcais, Italian composer, born in Cagliari, Italy (d. 1890)

Gustave Eiffel

1832 Gustave Eiffel, French engineer and architect who designed and built the Eiffel tower, born in Dijon, France (d. 1923)

  • 1836 Edmond Picard, French-Belgian lawyer and writer (La forge Roussel), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1924)
  • 1842 Henry Gadsby, English musician and composer, born in Hackney, England (d. 1907)

Henri Becquerel

1852 Henri Becquerel, French physicist who discovered radioactivity (Nobel 1903), born in Paris, France (d. 1908)

  • 1852 Muḥammad Tawfīq Pasha, Khedive of Egypt (1879-92), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1892)
  • 1853 Jean Baptiste August Kessler, Dutch entrepreneur and director of oil on Dutch Indies, born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1900)
  • 1857 Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, Polish composer, born in Siedlce, Poland (d. 1898)
  • 1859 L. L. Zamenhof, Polish physician and linguist (Esperanto), born in Białystok, Poland, Russian Empire (d. 1917)
  • 1860 Niels Ryberg Finsen, Danish-Farosese physician and phototherapist (Nobel Prize for Medicine 1903 for treatment for Lupus), born in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands (d. 1904)
  • 1860 Abner Powell, American baseball utility, team owner and executive (first to use infield tarpaulin after rain), born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania (d. 1953)
  • 1861 Charles Duryea, American inventor (Duryea Motor Wagon Company, first auto built in the US), born in Canton, Illinois (d. 1938)
  • 1862 Jack 'The Nonpareil' Dempsey, Irish boxer (first holder of World Middleweight Championship 1886-90), born in Curran, County Kildare (d. 1895)
  • 1863 Arthur Dehon Little, American chemist (patented rayon), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1935)
  • 1870 Josef Hoffmann, Austrian architect (Vienna Secession Movement), born in Brtnice, Moravia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1956)
  • 1873 Kacsóh Pongrác, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1923)
  • 1875 Friedrich Niggli, Swiss composer, born in Aarburg, Switzerland (d. 1959)
  • 1875 Emilio Jacinto, Filipino poet and revolutionary, born in Tondo, Manila (d. 1899)
  • 1876 Ferdinand Hardekopf, German writer and journalist, born in Varel, Germany (d. 1954)
  • 1878 Hans Carossa, German writer, born in Tölz, Bavaria (d. 1956)
  • 1879 Hugo Willem Constantijn Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1939)
  • 1879 Rudolf von Laban, Czech-German choreographer (modern dance), born in Bratislava, Austria-Hungary (d. 1958)
  • 1881 James Schneider, American actor (The Key to Yesterday, Keystone Kops), born in NYC, New York (d. 1967)
  • 1887 Pieter Geyl, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch Tribe), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1966)
  • 1888 Artturi Leinonen, Finnish journalist and writer (Kati), born in Ylihärmä, Finland (d. 1963)

Maxwell Anderson

1888 Maxwell Anderson, American dramatist (Winter Set, High Tor), born in Atlantic, Pennsylvania (d. 1959)

  • 1891 A. P. Carter, American musician (Carter Family), born in Maces Spring, Virginia
  • 1892 David Guion, American composer (Home on the Range), born in Ballinger, Texas (d. 1981)

J. Paul Getty

1892 J. Paul Getty, American oil magnate and billionaire (Getty Oil), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1976)

  • 1892 José María Castro, Argentine composer, born in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires (d. 1964)
  • 1896 George Cressey, American geographer (Asia's Lands & Peoples), born in Tiffin, Ohio (d. 1963)
  • 1896 Margaret Bannerman, Canadian actress (Elopement), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1976)
  • 1896 Paul Citroen, Dutch sculptor, born in Berlin (d. 1983)
  • 1896 Betty Smith, American novelist (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1972)

Miles Dempsey

1896 Miles Dempsey, British WWII general (XIII Corps, Second Army), born in New Brighton, Cheshire (d. 1969)

  • 1898 Fernando Remacha, Spanish composer, born in Tudela, Navarre, Spain (d. 1984)
  • 1899 Frank Vosper, British actor (The Man Who Knew Too Much, Rome Express), born in London, England (d. 1937)
  • 1899 Harold Abrahams, British athlete (Olympic gold 100m, silver 4x100m 1924; depicted in film "Chariots of Fire"), born in Bedford, England (d. 1978)
  • 1900 Francesco Messina, Italian sculptor, born in Linguaglossa, Italy (d. 1995)
  • 1902 Robert F. Bradford, American politician (57th Governor of Massachusetts), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1983)
  • 1903 Tamanishiki San'emon, Japanese sumo wrestler (32nd yokozuna; winner 9 top division yūshō), born in Kōchi, Japan (d. 1938)
  • 1904 Kermit Bloomgarden, American producer (The Diary of Anne Frank; The Music Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • 1904 William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician, born in Austria (d. 1983)
  • 1905 Ferenc Farkas, Hungarian composer, born in Nagykanizsa, Hungary (d. 2000)

Oscar Niemeyer

1907 Oscar Niemeyer, Brazilian architect (Brasilia), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 2012)

  • 1910 John H. Hammond, American music producer, talent scout, promoter, and activist, "discovered" Billie Holiday, Teddy Wilson, Count Basie, Bob Dylan, and Bruce Springsteen, born in NYC, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1911 Stan Kenton, American musician, jazz pianist, arranger and bandleader (Artistry In Rhythm), born in Wichita, Kansas (d. 1979)
  • 1911 Nicholas P. Dallis, American psychiatrist and comic strip writer (Rex Morgan, M.D.), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1912 Ray Eames, American designer and filmmaker, born in Sacramento, California (d. 1988)
  • 1913 Muriel Rukeyser, American poet (The Book of the Dead), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1913 Rik Jacobs, Flemish stage manager, born in Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1985)
  • 1915 José Toribio Merino, Chilean admiral (one of the principal leaders of the 1973 Chilean coup d'état), born in La Serena, Chile (d. 1996)
  • 1916 Maurice Wilkins, New Zealand-born English physicist whose X-ray diffraction studies of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) with Rosalind Franklin, proved crucial to discovery of DNA’s molecular structure by James Watson and Francis Crick (Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, 1962), born in Pongaroa, New Zealand (d. 2004) [1] [2]
  • 1916 (Edwin) "Buddy" Cole, American jazz and session pianist, Hammond organist, orchestra leader, and composer ("Truth Or Consequences"), born in Irving, Illinois (d. 1964)
  • 1917 Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee, Pakistani Urdu linguist and writer, born in Delhi, British India (d. 2005)
  • 1918 Jeff Chandler [Ira Grossel], American actor (Broken Arrow), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1961)
  • 1920 Kurt Schaffenberger, American comics artist (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane), born in Thuringian Forest, Germany (d. 2002)
  • 1920 Howard Cable, Canadian conductor, arranger, and composer, born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • 1920 Eddie Robinson, American baseball first baseman (MLB All Star 1949, 51–53; Washington Sens, Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia A's) and executive (GM Texas Rangers, Atlanta Braves), born in Paris, Texas (d. 2021)
  • 1922 Alan Freed, American disc jockey who accepted payola and introduced term "rock-n-roll", born in Windber, Pennsylvania (d. 1965)
  • 1923 Freeman Dyson, American physicist (known for his work in quantum electrodynamics, solid-state physics, astronomy and nuclear engineering), born in Crowthorne, Berkshire, England (d. 2020)
  • 1923 Uziel Gal, Israeli firearm designer (Uzi submachine gun), born in Weimar, Germany (d. 2002)
  • 1923 Valentin Varennikov, Soviet-Russian general and statesman, born in Krasnodar, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (d. 2009)
  • 1924 Esther Bejarano, German accordionist, singer (Coincidence; Microphone Mafia), anti-fascism activist, and Holocaust survivor, born in Saarlouis, Germany (d. 2021)
  • 1925 Sam Pollock, Canadian NHL hockey general manager, 9X Stanley Cups (Montreal Canadiens, 1964-78), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2007)
  • 1925 (Josie) "Kasey" Rogers, American actress (Strangers On A Train; Bewitched - "Louise Tate"), born in Morehouse, Missouri (d. 2006)
  • 1925 Jack Rothstein, British concert violinist (London Czech Trio), conductor (Viennese Orchestra of London), and session player (The Beatles - "I Am the Walrus"; "Within You Without You"; Paul McCartney - “Here Today”), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2001)
  • 1928 Jimmy Nelson, American ventriloquist (Nestles, Farfel), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1928 Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Austrian-born New Zealand artist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2000)
  • 1928 Jerry Wallace, American country and pop singer ("Primrose Lane"; "If You Leave Me Tonight I'll Cry"), born in Guilford, Missouri (d. 2008)
  • 1928 Ida Haendel, Polish-British-Canadian child prodigy violinist, teacher, and author (Woman with Violin), born in Chelm, Poland (d. 2020)
  • 1929 Keith Andrew, English cricket wicketkeeper (2 Tests; Northamptonshire CCC), born in Oldham, England (d. 2010)
  • 1929 Barry Harris, American bebop jazz pianist (Cannonball Adderly; Lee Morgan; "The Bird of Red and Gold"), and educator, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2021) [1]
  • 1930 Alimuddin, Pakistani cricket batsman (25 Tests, 2 x 100s, 7 x 50s; Rajputana, Karachi), born in Ajmer, India (d. 2012)
  • 1930 Edna O'Brien, Irish novelist and short story writer (Girl with Green Eyes, Casualties of Peace), born in Tuamgraney, County Clare, Ireland
  • 1931 Evald Schorm, Czech film director (Courage for Every Day), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1988)
  • 1932 Elaine Barkin, American composer, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1932 Igor Stuhec, Slovenian composer, born in Kremberk
  • 1932 Curtis Fuller, American jazz trombonist (Yusef Lateef; John Coltrane; Farmer/Golson Jazztet), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2021)
  • 1933 Jesse Belvin, American pop singer, piano player (Mr. Easy), and songwriter (Earth Angel), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1960)
  • 1933 (Thomas) "Tim" Conway, American Emmy Award-winning comic actor and screenwriter (McHale's Navy; The Carol Burnett Show, 1975-78; The Apple Dumpling Gang),, born in Willoughby, Ohio (d. 2019)
  • 1933 Donald Woods, South African journalist, anti-apartheid activist and author (Biko; Asking for Trouble), born in Elliotdale, South Africa (d. 2001)
  • 1935 Joe Walton, American football coach (New York Jets 1983-89; Robert Morris University), born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania (d. 2021)
  • 1936 Eddie Palmieri, American Latin jazz pianist, bandleader, and composer (La Perfecta), born in New York City
  • 1936 Krzysztof Sadowski, Polish jazz pianist, Hammond organ player, and composer, born in Warsaw
  • 1937 John Sladek, American sci-fi author (Tik-Tok, Bugs), born in Waverly, Iowa (d. 2000)
  • 1937 Karen Morrow, American actress (The Boy in the Plastic bubble, Ladies' Man), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1938 Dennis RB Madide, South African Internal minister of Transkei
  • 1938 Bob Foster, American boxer (world light-heavyweight champion 1968-74), born in Borger, Texas (d. 2015)
  • 1939 Cindy Birdsong, American rock vocalist (Patti LaBelle & Blue Belles, 1963-67; The Supremes, 1967-76), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1939 Nicolaus A. Huber, German composer, born in Passau, Germany
  • 1939 Dave Clark, British rock drummer, singer-songwriter, and producer (Dave Clark Five - "Glad All Over"), born in Tottenham, Middlesex, England
  • 1940 Nick Buoniconti, American NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins) and sportscaster (NBC), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2019)
  • 1941 Geoffrey Davies, English actor (Doctor at Sea, Doctor on the Go), born in Leeds, England
  • 1943 Mihály Hesz, Hungarian sprint canoeist (Olympic gold K-1 1000 1968; World C'ship gold K-1 10000 1966; K-1 4x500 1971), born in Nógrád, Hungary
  • 1943 Kathleen Blanco, American politician, 1st female Governor of Louisiana (2004-08), born in New Iberia, Louisiana (d. 2019)
  • 1943 Lucien den Arend, Dutch geometric abstract sculptor, born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • 1944 Stan Bahnsen, American baseball pitcher (AL Rookie of the Year 1968, NY Yankees), born in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Chico Mendes

1944 Chico Mendes, Brazilian environmental activist and rubber tapper, born in Xapuri, Brazil (d. 1988)

  • 1945 Thaao Penghlis, Australian actor (Mission Impossible, Tony-Days of Our Life), born in Sydney, Australia

Michael King

1945 Michael King, New Zealand historian and author (Penguin History of New Zealand), born in Wellington, New Zealand

  • 1946 Carmine Appice, American musician (Have You Heard, Keep on Rolling), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946 Harry Ray, American soul singer (Ray, Goodman, Brown - "Special Lady"), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 1992)
  • 1946 Art Howe, American baseball infielder (Houston Astros) and manager (Houston Astros, Oakland A's, NY Mets), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1947 Rodney Bingenheimer, American disc jockey, born in Mountain View, California
  • 1947 Davie Robb, Scottish soccer forward (5 caps; Aberdeen FC 251 games), born in Broughty Ferry, Scotland (d. 2022)
  • 1948 David Gwillim, English actor (Island at Top of the World), born in Plymouth, Devon, England
  • 1948 Melanie Chartoff, American actress (Fridays, Parker Lewis) and director, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1948 Cassandra Harris, Australian actress (For Your Eyes Only), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1991)
  • 1949 Don Johnson, American actor (Miami Vice - "Sonny Crockett"; Nash Bridges), and pop singer ("Heartbeat"), born in Flatt Creek, Missouri
  • 1949 Ton Sijbrands, Dutch world checkers champion, born in Amsterdam
  • 1950 Stjepko Gut, Serbian jazz trumpeter, flügelhorn player, and teacher, born in Ruma, Yugoslavia (now Serbia)
  • 1951 Joe Jordan, Scottish soccer forward (52 caps; Leeds, Manchester United) and manager (Bristol City, Hearts, Stoke City), born in Cleland, Scotland
  • 1951 Ken Knox, American singer-songwriter (Chairmen of the Board), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • 1952 Allan Simonsen, Danish soccer forward (55 caps; Borussia Mönchengladbach, FC Barcelona, Vejle BK) and manager (Vejle BK, Faroe Islands, Luxembourg), born in Vejle, Denmark
  • 1952 Julie Taymor, American film and stage director (The Lion Kong, Frida), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • 1952 Guy Laporte, French rugby union fly-half (16 Tests, Grand Slam 1986; SC Rieumois, SC Graulhet), born in Beaufort, France (d. 2022)
  • 1953 J. M. DeMatteis, American comic book writer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954 Alex Cox, English director (Repo Man), born in Bebington, England
  • 1954 Justin Ross, American actor (Sinatra, Chorus Line, Fan, Quick Change), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954 Mark Warner, American politician (Senator-D-Virginia 2009-), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1955 Paul Simonon, English pop bassist (Clash-Havana 3 AM)
  • 1957 Mike McAlary, American journalist (d. 1998)
  • 1957 Chō [Yuuichi Nagashima], Japanese voice actor, born in Kōnosu, Japan
  • 1957 Tim Reynolds, German guitarist (Dave Matthews Band), born in Wiesbaden, Germany
  • 1957 Vinx [Parrette], American rock and world music percussionist and singer-songwriter (Sting; Jungle Funk), born in Fairfield, California
  • 1959 Greg Matthews, Australian cricket all-rounder (33 Tests, 61 wickets, 4 x 100s; NSW CA), born in Newcastle, Australia
  • 1959 Heidi Bohay, American actress (Megan-Hotel), born in Somerset, New Jersey
  • 1959 Rashid Khan, Afghan cricket spin bowler and captain (5 Tests, 34 wickets, BB 7/137; Sunrisers Hyderabad, Adelaide Strikers), born in Nangarhar, Afghanistan
  • 1960 Don Franklin, American actor (Seaquest 2032, Noah Dixon-The Young Riders), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1960 Doug Phelps, American singer (Ky Headhunters - Davy Crockett), born in Leachville, Arkansas
  • 1960 Walter Werzowa, Austrian composer
  • 1961 Annie Pujol, French TV hostess (Roue de la Fortune), born in Perpignan, France
  • 1961 Reginald Hudlin, American director (House Party), born in Centreville, Illinois
  • 1961 Karin Resetarits, Austrian journalist
  • 1963 Helen Slater, American actress (Supergirl, Billie Jean, Ruthless People), born in NYC, New York
  • 1963 Andrew Luster, American Max Factor heir and convicted sex offender, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1964 Jerry Ball, American football defensive tackle (Pro Bowl 1989, 90, 91; First Team All Pro 1991; Detroit Lions; LA/Oakland Raiders), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1966 Carl Hooper, West Indian cricket all-rounder (102 Tests, 13 x 100s, HS 233, 114 wickets; Demerara, Guyana, Kent CCC, Lancashire CCC), born in Georgetown, Guyana
  • 1966 Manos Papayiannis, Greek fashion model and actor
  • 1967 Mo Vaughn, American baseball first baseman (MLB All-Star 1995, 96, 98; AL MVP 1995; Boston Red Sox), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1968 Garrett Wang, American actor (Star Trek Voyager), born in Riverside, California
  • 1968 Javid Hussain, Indian film producer
  • 1968 Osama Ali Maher, Swedish politician
  • 1969 Chantal Petitclerc, Canadian wheelchair athlete (14 x Olympic gold 1996, 2000, 04, 08) and politician (Senator for Grandville, Quebec), born in Saint-Marc-des-Carrières, Quebec
  • 1969 Ralph Ineson, English actor (Harry Potter films), born in Leeds, England
  • 1969 Rohini, Indian actress, screenwriter and director (Stri), born in Thummapala, India
  • 1970 Frankie Dettori, Italian jockey (20 x English classics; 3 x GB flat racing champion jockey; rode all 7 winners British Champions' Day Ascot 1996; 6 x Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1970 Michael Shanks, Canadian actor and director (Stargate), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1972 Rodney Harrison, American football safety (Super Bowl 2003, 04 NE Patriots; Pro Bowl 1998, 2001; First team All-Pro 1998, 2003; SD Chargers), born in Markham, Illinois
  • 1972 Stuart Townsend, Irish actor (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen), born in Howth, Ireland
  • 1972 Lee Jung-jae, South Korean actor (Squid Game), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1973 Ryu Seung-wan, South Korean actor and director, born in Onyang, South Korea
  • 1976 Baichung Bhutia, Indian soccer striker (80 caps; SC East Bengal, AC Mohun Bagan), born in Tinkitam, India
  • 1976 Elix Skipper, American professional wrestler, born in Roosevelt, New York
  • 1977 Catherine Fox, American swimmer (Olympic gold 4×100m freestyle, 4×100m medley 1996; World C'ships gold 4×100m freestyle 1998), born in Roeland Park, Kansas
  • 1978 Henrietta Nagyová, Slovakian tennis player (9 WTA, 9 ITF titles), born in Nové Zámky, Slovakia
  • 1978 Mark Jansen, Dutch guitarist (Epica)
  • 1979 Adam Brody, American actor (The O.C.), born in San Diego, California
  • 1979 Eric Young, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1980 Sergio Pizzorno, English guitarist (Kasabian)
  • 1980 Annalena Baerbock, Germany politician (Leader of the Greens Party), born in Hanover, West Germany
  • 1981 Roman Pavlyuchenko, Russian soccer striker (51 caps; Spartak Moscow, Tottenham Hotspur, Lokomotiv Moscow), born in Mostovskoy, Russia
  • 1981 Najoua Belyzel, French singer, born in Nancy, France
  • 1981 Brendan Fletcher, Canadian actor The Law of Enclosures), born in Comox Valley, British Columbia
  • 1981 Creighton Lovelace, American Baptist minister, born in Shelby, North Carolina
  • 1981 Michelle Dockery, English actress (Downton Abbey), born in London, England
  • 1982 Charlie Cox, English actor (Daredevil, The Theory of Everything, Boardwalk Empire), born in London
  • 1983 René Duprée [Goguen], Canadian professional wrestler, born in Moncton, New Brunswick
  • 1983 Ronnie Radke, American punk-metal singer (Escape The Fate; Falling In Reverse), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1983 Wang Hao, Chinese table tennis player (World C'ship gold 2009; Olympic silver, 2004, 08, 12), born in Changchun, Jilin Province, China
  • 1983 Camilla Luddington, British-American actress (Grey's Anatomy - "Dr. Jo Wilson"), born in Ascot, England
  • 1984 Joshua Hayward, British Guitarist (The Horrors)
  • 1984 Martin Škrtel, Slovakian soccer defender and captain (104 caps; Liverpool FC 242 games), born in Handlová, Slovakia
  • 1985 Sheba Mason [Reiter], American comedian and daughter of Jackie Mason, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1986 Snejana Onopka, Ukrainian supermodel, born in Sievierodonetsk, Soviet Union
  • 1986 Keylor Navas, Costa Rican soccer goalkeeper (100 caps 2021; Lavante UD, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain), born in Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica
  • 1987 Mikey Garcia, American boxer (lineal junior welterweight title 2018-20; WBO featherweight 2013; WBO junior lightweight 2013-14, WBC & IBF lightweight 2017-19), born in Oxnard, California
  • 1987 Josh Norman, American football cornerback (First-team All-Pro, Pro Bowl 2015 Carolina Panthers; San Francisco 49ers), born in Greenwood, South Carolina

Rachel Brosnahan

1990 Rachel Brosnahan, American actress (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • 1991 Eunice Cho, American actress, born in New Jersey