On This Day

Famous Birthdays on February 27 (Part 2)

  • 1964 April Heinrichs, US women's soccer coach (Olympic-96), born in Littleton, Colorado
  • 1964 Ewen Vernal, British pop bassist (Deacon Blue), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1965 Noah Emmerich, American actor (The Americans), born in New York City
  • 1965 Frank Peter Zimmermann, German violinist, born in Duisburg, West Germany
  • 1965 Maggie Siu [Mei-Kei Siu], Hong Kong actress, born in Hong Kong
  • 1966 Chris Howard, American baseball catcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Kenner, Louisiana
  • 1966 Gregg Rainwater, American actor (Buck Cross-Young Riders), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1966 Pete Smith, American baseball player (Atlanta Braves, NY Mets), born in Abington, Massachusetts
  • 1966 Donal Logue, Canadian actor, born in Ottawa, Canada
  • 1967 Dallas Eakins, American-Canadian NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets), born in Dade City, Florida
  • 1967 Robert Kron, Czech NHL right wing (Hartford Whalers), born in Brno, Czechia
  • 1967 [Jonathan] Jony Ive, English Designer at Apple Inc. (designed the imac, ipod, iphone), born in Chingford, London
  • 1968 Loy Vaught, American NBA forward (LA Clippers), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1968 Mike Sullivan, American NHL center (Calgary Flames), born in Marshfield, Massachusetts
  • 1969 Greg Stevenson, Canadian rower (Olympics-11-92, 96), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • 1969 Willie Banks, American baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1969 Brad Vander Ark, American musician, born in Holland, Michigan
  • 1970 David White, American NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills), born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • 1970 Michael A. Burstein, American writer, born in New York City
  • 1970 Kent Desormeaux, American thoroughbred jockey (Kentucky Derby 1998, 2000, 08; Preakness Stakes 1998, 2008, 16; Belmont Stakes 2009; US Champion Jockey by wins 1987, 88, 89), born in Maurice, Louisiana
  • 1970 Matthias Lechner, German art director, born in Mannheim, Germany
  • 1970 Patricia Petibon, French opera singer, born in Montargis, France
  • 1971 Ivan Robinson, American boxer (Olympic-92), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971 Jaroslav Modry, Czech NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators), born in České Budějovice, Czechia
  • 1971 Rich Tylski, American football player (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in San Diego, California
  • 1971 Derren Brown, British psychological illusionist, born in Purley, London
  • 1971 Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, American singer (TLC), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1973 Mark Taylor, Welsh rugby union footballer, born in Blaenavon, United Kingdom
  • 1974 Chris Dishman, American football offensive lineman (Arizona Cardinals), born in Cozad, Nebraska
  • 1974 Jimmy Maher, Australian cricketer (Queensland lefty batsman victorious 1995 side), born in Innisfail, Australia
  • 1975 Christina Nigra, American actress (Out of This World), born in Agoura Hills, California
  • 1975 Duce Staley, American football running back (Super Bowl 2005, Pittsburgh Steelers) and coach (Detroit Lions ass HC Philadelphia Eagles, Detroit Lions), born in West Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1975 Marcus Robinson, American football wide receiver (Chicago Bears), born in Fort Valley, Georgia
  • 1975 Prodromos Korkizoglou, Greek decathlete, born in Larissa, Greece
  • 1975 Shelby Walker, American mixed martial artist, born in Kingsville, Texas (d. 2006)
  • 1976 Tony Gonzalez, American football tight end (KC Chiefs), born in Torrance, California
  • 1977 Ji Sung, South Korean actor, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1978 James Beattie, English footballer, born in Lancaster, England
  • 1980 Chelsea Clinton, daughter of President Clinton and Hillary Clinton
  • 1980 Bobby Valentino, American singer, born in Jackson, Mississippi

Josh Groban

1981 Josh Groban, American singer ("You Raise Me Up"), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1981 Elodie Ouédraogo, Belgian athlete, born in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Belgium
  • 1983 Hayley Angel Wardle, English actress, born in London, United Kingdom

Kate Mara

1983 Kate Mara, American actress (House of Cards, 24), born in Bedford, New York

  • 1983 Devin Harris, American basketball player, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1984 Antti Tuisku, Finnish singer, born in Rovaniemi, Finland
  • 1984 Lotta Schelin, Swedish female footballer, born in Trångsund, Sweden
  • 1984 David Noel, American basketball player, born in Durham, North Carolina
  • 1985 Juliana Imai, Brazilian model, born in Paraná, Brazil
  • 1985 Diniyar Bilyaletdinov, Russian footballer, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1987 Cory Henry, American R&B/Soul singer-songwriter, pianist, Hammond B-3 organist, Harpejji and Moog player (Snarky Puppy), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • 1989 Kelly Breeding, American singer (B5), born in Liberal, Kansas
  • 1991 Azeem Rafiq, Yorkshire CCC & English U15 captain, born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • 1992 Ziwe Fumudoh, American comedian and writer (Baited), born in Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • 1993 Jessica Korda, American golfer (5 LPGA Tour titles), born in Bradenton, Florida
  • 1994 Hou Yifan, Chinese chess player, born in Xinghua, China