On This Day

Famous Birthdays on December 8 (Part 2)

  • 1969 Antoon Kuil, Dutch soccer player (Veendam, SC Heerenveen)
  • 1969 Victor Green, American NFL cornerback/safety (NY Jets), born in Americus, Georgia
  • 1969 Steve Van Wormer, American actor, born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1971 James Stewart, American NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings), born in Vero Beach, Florida
  • 1972 Marco Abreu, Angolan footballer, born in Lubango, Angola
  • 1972 Frank Shamrock, American mixed martial artist, born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1973 Mitch Jacoby, American football tight end (St Louis Rams), born in Port Washington, Wisconsin
  • 1973 Monty Montgomery, American football defensiveback (Indianapolis Colts), born in Gladewater, Texas
  • 1973 Doron Bell Jr., Canadian actor, born in Montreal, Canada
  • 1973 Corey Taylor, American singer (Slipknot, Stone Sour), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1974 Cristian Castro, Mexican singer, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1974 Nick Zinner, American guitarist (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), born in Massachusetts
  • 1975 Kevin Harvick, American auto racer (NASCAR Cup Series Champion 2014), born in Bakersfield, California
  • 1976 Naimee Coleman, Irish singer and songwriter, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1976 Reed Johnson, American baseball player, born in Riverside, California
  • 1976 Dominic Monaghan, English actor (The Lord of the Rings, Lost), born in Berlin, West Germany

  • 1977 Elsa Benítez, Mexican supermodel, born in Hermosillo, Mexico
  • 1977 Sébastien Chabal, French rugby union footballer, born in Valence, France
  • 1977 Ryan Newman, American NASCAR driver, born in South Bend, Indiana
  • 1978 Kate Robinson, American figure skater and ice dancer, born in Peoria, Illinois
  • 1978 Anwar Siraj, Ethiopian footballer
  • 1978 John Oster, Welsh footballer, born in Boston, England
  • 1978 Ian Somerhalder, American actor (Lost, Vampire Diaries), born in Covington, Louisiana
  • 1978 Vernon Wells III, American baseball center fielder (Toronto Blue Jays; 3-time MLB All-Star & Gold Glove), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1979 Johan Forssell, Swedish politician, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1979 Christian Wilhelmsson, Swedish footballer, born in Malmö Municipality, Sweden
  • 1979 Daniel Fitzhenry, Australian rugby league footballer, born in Macksville, Australia
  • 1980 Brandt Snedeker, American golfer (US Masters 2008, British Open 2012 3rd), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1981 Jeremy Accardo, American baseball player, born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1981 Philip Rivers, American NFL quarterback (San Diego, LA Chargers), born in Decatur, Alabama
  • 1982 Noelle Pikus-Pace, American skeleton racer, born in Provo, Utah
  • 1982 Dee Dee Trotter, American athlete, born in California, United States
  • 1982 Hamit Altintop, German-born Turkish football player (identical twin brother of Halil Altintop), born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany
  • 1982 Halil Altintop, German-born Turkish football player (identical twin brother of Hamit Altintop), born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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1982 Nicki Minaj, Trinidadian-American rapper and singer (Super Bass, Starships), born in Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

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  • 1983 Neel Jani, Swiss racing driver, born in Rorschach, Switzerland
  • 1983 Liu Song, Chinese snooker player, born in Beijing, China
  • 1984 Greg Halford, English footballer, born in Chelmsford, United Kingdom
  • 1984 Badr Hari, Dutch kickboxer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1984 Sam Hunt, American country pop singer (Take Your Time), born in Cedartown, Georgia
  • 1985 Dwight Howard, American basketball player (Charlotte Hornets), born in Atlanta, Georigia
  • 1986 Amir Khan, English boxer, born in Bolton, United Kingdom
  • 1986 Kate Voegele, American musician, born in Bay Village, Ohio
  • 1989 Drew Doughty, Canadian hockey player, born in London, Canada
  • 1993 AnnaSophia Robb, American actress and singer, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1994 Raheem Sterling, British-Jamaican football player (Manchester City, English national team), born in Kingston, Jamaica