On This Day

Famous Birthdays on February 18 (Part 2)

  • 1966 Kris King, Canadian NHL left wing (Winnipeg Jets), born in Hornepayne, Canada
  • 1966 Phillip De Freitas, English cricket fast bowler (44 Tests, 140 wickets, 4 x 50; 103 ODIs, 115 wickets; Derbyshire, Leicestershire), born in Scotts Head, Dominica
  • 1966 Guy Ferland, American television director, born in Beverly, Massachusetts
  • 1967 Colin Jackson, Welsh 100m hurdler (Olympic silver 1988), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • 1967 Matt Turner, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Lexington, Kentucky (d. 2019)
  • 1967 Roberto Baggio, Italian footballer, (FIFA World Player of the Year 1993), born in Caldogno, Italy
  • 1967 Tracey Edmonds, American film & television producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967 Harry Van Barneveld, Belgian judoka, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1968 Molly Ringwald, American actress (16 Candles, Pretty in Pink), born in Roseville California
  • 1969 Alexander Mogilny, Russian ice hockey player & 1st soviet to defect to NHL (Sabres), born in Khabarovsk, Russia
  • 1970 Tyler Green, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Springfield, Ohio
  • 1970 Raine Maida, Canadian musician (Our Lady Peace), born in Toronto, Canada
  • 1970 Susan Egan, American actress, born in Seal Beach, California
  • 1971 George Teague, American NFL safety (Miami Dolphins, Green Bay Packers), born in Oscoda, Michigan
  • 1971 Constantin Popa, Romanian-Israeli basketball player, born in Bucharest, Romania
  • 1973 Claude Makélélé, French footballer, born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • 1974 Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Russian tennis player (French Open 1996, Australian Open 1999), born in Sochi, Russia
  • 1974 Jamey Carroll, American baseball player, born in Evansville, Indiana
  • 1974 Ruby Dhalla, Canadian politician, born in Winnipeg, Canada
  • 1974 Jillian Michaels, American fitness instructor & television personality (The Biggest Loser), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1975 Gary Neville, English footballer, born in Bury, United Kingdom
  • 1975 Sarah Joy Brown, American actress (General Hospital), born in Eureka, California
  • 1976 Chanda Rubin, American tennis player (1996 Australian Open doubles), born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • 1976 Jason Podollan, Canadian NHL center (Florida Panthers), born in Vernon, Canada
  • 1976 Leilani Munter, American race car driver, born in Rochester, Minnesota
  • 1977 Kátia, Brazilian footballer, born in Goiânia, Brazil
  • 1977 Sean Watkins, American guitarist & songwriter, born in Vista, California
  • 1977 Chrissie Wellington, British triathlete, born in Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
  • 1978 Josip Šimunić, Croatian footballer, born in Canberra, Australia
  • 1980 Regina Spektor, Russian-born singer & songwriter, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1980 Nikolai Antropov, Kazakh ice hockey player, born in Ust'-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan
  • 1981 Andrei Kirilenko, Russian basketball player, born in Izhevsk, Russia
  • 1981 Ivan Sproule, Irish footballer, born in Castlederg, United Kingdom
  • 1981 Kim Jae Won, South Korean actor, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1981 Alex Rios, American baseball player, born in Coffee County, Alabama
  • 1982 Courtney Act [Shane Jenek], Australian drag queen, pop singer, entertainer and reality television personality, born in Brisbane, Queensland
  • 1983 Jermaine Jenas, English footballer, born in Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • 1983 Juelz Santana, American rapper, born in Harlem, New York
  • 1983 Jason Maxiell, American basketball player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1983 Roberta Vinci, Italian tennis player (5 Grand Slam doubles titles), born in Taranto, Italy
  • 1984 Buddy Nielsen, American singer (Senses Fail), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • 1985 Anton Ferdinand, English footballer, born in Peckham, London
  • 1985 Lee Boyd Malvo, American serial killer, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1986 Marc Torrejón, Spanish footballer, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1988 Maiara Walsh, American actress, born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1988 Shane Lyons, American actor & private chef, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1994 J-Hope [Jung Ho-seok] South Korean rapper (BTS), born in Gwangju, South Korea,