On This Day

Famous Birthdays on February 16 (Part 2)

  • 1964 Mark Price, American NBA guard (Cleveland Caveliers) and coach, born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma
  • 1964 Bebeto [José Roberto Gama de Oliveira], Brazilian footballer, born in Salvador, Brazil
  • 1964 Christopher Eccleston, English actor (Ninth Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Salford, England
  • 1964 Ching-Wan [Sean] Lau, Hong Kong actor (Life Without Principle), born in Hong Kong
  • 1965 Dave Lombardo, Cuban drummer (Slayer)
  • 1965 Adama Barrow, Gambian politician, President of Gambia (2017-), born in Mankamang Kunda, Gambia
  • 1967 John Valentin, infielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Mineola, New York
  • 1967 Keith Gretzky, former hockey player; brother of Wayne Gretzky
  • 1967 Damon Reece, British drummer (Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentleman We Are Floating In Space), born in London, England
  • 1968 Cecil Gray, NFL tackle (Arizona Cardinals), born in Harlem, New York
  • 1968 Erik Regtop, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen), born in Schoonebeek, Netherlands
  • 1968 Warren Ellis, British comic book writer (Red), born in Essex, England
  • 1969 Fermín Cacho, Spanish middle distance athlete (Olympic gold 1,500m 92, silver 96), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1969 Tim Costo, American baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1969 David Heath, American professional wrestler better known as Gangrel
  • 1970 Serdar Ortaç, Turkish pop singer, born in Istanbul, Turkey
  • 1970 D.J. Wallis, American fitness competitor
  • 1970 Angelo Peruzzi, Italian footballer
  • 1971 Anthony Abrams, NFL defensive tackle (KC Chiefs)
  • 1971 Larry Jones, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
  • 1971 Marco Sas, Dutch soccer player (NAC)
  • 1971 Mike Hubbard, MBA catcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1972 Jerome Bettis, American NFL running back (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973 Cathy Freeman, Australian athlete (Olympic gold 400m 2000; silver 1996; World C'ship gold 400m 1997, 99), born in Mackay, Australia
  • 1973 Nikos Kostakis, Greek footballer
  • 1973 Christian Bassedas, Argentine former footballer
  • 1974 Jevon Langford, defensive end (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1974 Kathy McCormack, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympic silver 1998)
  • 1974 Kimberly Whipkey, American pop singer (pcQuest - "Can't You See?"), born in Shawnee, Oklahoma
  • 1974 Fanis Katergiannakis, Greek footballer

Mahershala Ali

1974 Mahershala Ali [Mahershalalhashbaz George], American actor (Moonlight, Green Book), born in Oakland, California

  • 1975 Marty Murray, Deloraine, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
  • 1975 Nanase Aikawa, Japanese singer
  • 1975 Vanina Ickx, Belgian racing driver
  • 1975 Don Jeffcoat, American actor
  • 1976 Eric Byrnes, American baseball outfielder and broadcaster (Oakland A's, Arizona Diamondbacks), born in Redwood City, California
  • 1976 Kyo, Japanese singer (Dir en grey)
  • 1976 Joe Odagiri, Japanese actor
  • 1977 Alexei Morozov, NHL forward (Team Russia Olympic silver 1998, Pittsburgh)
  • 1977 Trina Jackson, 4X200m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1977 Ian Clarke, Irish computer programmer
  • 1977 Ahman Green, American football player
  • 1978 Tia Hellebaut, Belgian athlete
  • 1978 John Tartaglia, Broadway actor and Muppeteer
  • 1978 Wasim Jaffer, Indian Cricketer
  • 1979 Valentino Rossi, Italian motorcycle road racer (MotoGP World C'ship 2001, 02, 03, 04, 05, 08, 09; 250cc World C'ship 1999; 125cc World C'ship 1997), born in Urbino, Italy
  • 1979 Eric Mun, Korean rapper (Shinhwa)
  • 1980 Agim Kaba, American actor and film producer
  • 1980 Ashley Lelie, American football player
  • 1981 Jay Howard, British racing driver
  • 1981 Jerry Owens, American baseball player
  • 1981 Qyntel Woods, American basketball player
  • 1982 Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, American rock singer (Japanese Cartoon), born in Chicago Illinois
  • 1982 Lupe Fiasco [Wasalu Jaco] American rapper, (Lupe Fiasco's The Cool), born in Chicago Illinois
  • 1985 Zoi Dimoschaki, Greek swimmer
  • 1985 Stacy Lewis, American golfer (ANA Inspiration 2011, Women's British Open 2013), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1987 Theresa Goh, Singaporean Paralympic swimmer
  • 1987 Jon Ossoff, American politician, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1988 Denílson Pereira Neves, Brazilian footballer
  • 1989 Elizabeth Olsen, American actress (Martha Marcy May Marlene; Avenger films - "Scarlet Witch"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1990 The Weeknd [Abel Tesfaye] Canadian pop and R&B singer- songwriter (After Hours; Beauty Behind the Madness), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1994 Ava Max [Amanda Ava Koci], American singer-songwriter (Sweet But Psycho), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1995 Denzel Curry, American rapper, singer, and composer (Unlocked), born in Carol City, Florida
  • 1998 Mr Jefferson, Virginia, 1st cloned calf
  • 1999 Marie Ulven, Norwegian alt-pop-rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer (girl in red), born in Horten, Norway
  • 2335 Geordi La Forge, character on Star Trek Next Generation