Famous Birthdays on February 5

  • 976 Sanjō, 67th Emperor of Japan (1011-16), born in Kyōto, Japan (d. 1017)
  • 1505 Aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (d. 1572)
  • 1519 René of Châlon, (d. 1544)
  • 1534 Giovanni de' Bardi, Italian writer (d. 1612)
  • 1589 Esteban Manuel de Villegas, Spanish poet (d. 1669)
  • 1589 Honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French aristocrat playwright and poet, born in Aubigné-Racan, France (d. 1670)
  • 1608 Gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666)
  • 1626 Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, French author (d. 1696)
  • 1662 Giuseppe Vignola, Italian composer, born in Napoli, Habsburg Spain (now Italy) (d. 1712)
  • 1703 Gilbert Tennent, Irish-born religious leader (d. 1764)
  • 1711 Joseph Umstatt, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1762)

John Witherspoon (1723-1794)

Scottish-American president of the College of New Jersey who signed the Declaration of Independence, born in Gifford, Scotland

  • 1725 James Otis, American lawyer and patriot, born in Barnstable, Massachusetts (d. 1783)
  • 1732 Nathanael Gottfried Gruner, German composer (Kantor at Gera), born in Zwickau, Electorate of Saxony (now Germany) (d. 1792)
  • 1744 John Jeffries, American physician and meteorologist (1st balloon flight across English Channel), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1819)
  • 1748 Christian Gottlob Neefe, German composer, conductor and tutor of Ludwig van Beethoven, born in Shimnitz, Electorate of Saxony (now Germany) (d. 1798)
  • 1753 Court Lambertus van Beyma, Frisian regent and leader of the Frisian patriots (d. 1820)
  • 1770 Alexandre Brongniart, French geologist and mineralogist (arranged geologic formations of the Tertiary Period), born in Paris, France (d. 1847)
  • 1775 Margaretha Jacoba de Neufville, Dutch author (De Schildknaap - 1st Dutch historical novel) (d. 1856)
  • 1784 Nancy Hanks Lincoln, mother of Abraham Lincoln, born in Hampshire County, West Virginia (d. 1818)
  • 1788 Karoly Kisfaludy, Hungarian pioneering dramatist (A Tat rok Magyarorsz gon), born in Tét, Hungary (d. 1830)

Robert Peel (1788-1850)

British Prime Minister (Tory/Conservative/Peelite: 1834-35; 1841-46), founder of the British Conservative Party and the modern police force (Bobbies), born in Bury, Lancashire, England

  • 1795 Wilhelm Karl Ritter von Haidinger, Austrian mineralogist (d. 1871)
  • 1799 John Lindley, English botanist (Elements of Botany), born in Catton, England (d. 1865)
  • 1804 Johan Ludvig Runeberg, Finnish poet (Finland's national anthem "Maamme"), born in Jakobstad, Finland (d. 1877)
  • 1808 Carl Spitzweg, German painter (d. 1885)
  • 1810 Ole Bull, Norwegian violin virtuoso and compsoer, born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1880)
  • 1837 Dwight Lyman Moody, American evangelist (Moody Church), born in Northfield, Massachusetts (d. 1899)
  • 1840 Hiram Maxim, American-British inventor (Maxim gun, 1st automatic machine gun), born in Sangerville, Maine (d. 1916)
  • 1840 John Boyd Dunlop, Scottish vet and inventor (pneumatic rubber tire), born in Dreghorn, Scotland (d. 1888)
  • 1848 Belle Starr [Myra Belle Shirley] American outlaw (American wild west), born in Carthage, Missouri (d. 1889)
  • 1848 Ignacio Carrera Pinto, Chilean war hero (d. 1882)
  • 1848 Joris-Karl Huysmans, French writer (Against the Grain), born in Paris, France (d. 1907)
  • 1852 Terauchi Masatake, Japanese soldier and politician (Prime Minister of Japan 1916-18), born in Hirai Village, Japan (d. 1919)
  • 1856 Otto Brahm, German critic, theatre director (founded Neue Deutsche Rundschau), born in Hamburg (d. 1912)
  • 1862 Felipe Villanueva y Gutierrez, Mexican composer and violinist of the Porfiriato period, born in Tecámac, Mexico (d. 1893)
  • 1863 Armand Parent, Belgian violinist and composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1934)
  • 1864 Carl Teike, German military composer, born in Stettin-Altdamm, Pomerania (now Szczecin, Poland) (d. 1922)
  • 1865 Harvey Worthington Loomis, American composer (Lyrics of the Red Man), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1930)
  • 1866 Arthur Keith, Scottish anthropologist (human evolution), born in Persley Aberdeenshire (d. 1955)
  • 1866 Rossetter Gleason Cole, American composer (Heroes of Freedom), born in Clyde, Michigan (d. 1952)
  • 1868 Lodewijk Mortelmans, Belgian composer (Morgenstemming - Morning Mood), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1952)
  • 1871 Jovan Dučić, Herzegovinian Serb poet (Blue Legends), born in Trebinje, Ottoman Empire (d. 1943)
  • 1878 André Citroën, French automobile pioneer (d. 1935)
  • 1879 Edward Rigby, British actor (Star Look Down, Young & Innocent), born in Ashford, Kent, England (d. 1951)
  • 1881 Frederick Lonsdale, British playwright (Balkan Princess), born in St Helier, Jersey (d. 1954)
  • 1882 Felice Lattuada, Italian composer and educator (Civica Scuola di Musica, Milan, 1935-62), born at Caselle di Morimondo, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1962)
  • 1889 E H (Patsy) Hendren, English cricket batsman (51 Tests, 7 x 100s, HS 205no; 57,611 1st-class runs, 3rd-best ever; Middlesex CCC), born in Turnham Green, England (d. 1962)
  • 1889 Ernest Tyldesley, English cricket batsman (14 Tests, 3 x 100, 6 x 50, HS 138; Lancashire CCC), born in Worsley, England (d. 1962)
  • 1889 Ioan Dumitru Chirescu, Romanian composer and conductor, born in Cernavoda (d. 1980)

Elizabeth Ryan (1891-1979)

American tennis player (26 Grand Slam doubles titles), born in Anaheim, California

  • 1891 Karl Ludwig Schmidt, German-Swiss theologist (Urchristentum), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1956)
  • 1892 George Saiko, Austrian writer, born in Seestadtl, Bohemia (d. 1962)
  • 1893 Roman Ingarden, Polish philosopher (Studia philosophica), born in Kraków, Austria-Hungary (d. 1970)
  • 1897 Dirk Stikker, Dutch politician, diplomat (Ambassador to Great Britain, 1952-58; Secretary General of NATO, 1961-64), and CEO (Heineken), Born in Winschoten, Netherlands (d. 1979)

Adlai Stevenson II (1900-1965)

American politician (US Ambassador to UN, 1961-65; Governor of Illinois, 1949-53; Democratic presidential candidate, 1952 & 1956), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1902 Bronislaw Kaper, Polish-American Academy Award-winning film composer (Green Dolphin Street; Lili; The Brothers Karamazov), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1983)
  • 1903 Ivan Galamian, American violinist and violin teacher, born in Tabriz, Persia (d. 1981)
  • 1903 Joan Whitney Payson, American heiress, businesswoman and philanthropist (co-founder & majority owner of MLB's New York Mets), born in NYC, NY (d. 1975)
  • 1903 Nathaniel Owings, American architect (Oak Ridge, TN; Sears Tower), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1984)
  • 1906 John Carradine, American actor (The Grapes of Wrath, Stagecoach, Howling), born in Greenwich Village, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1907 Jan Klaasesz, Dutch Governor of Suriname (1949-56), born in IJlst, Netherlands (d. 1997)
  • 1907 Norton Simon, American industrialist (Hunts Foods, Norton Simon Museum), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1993)
  • 1907 Pierre Pflimlin, French politician (briefly French Prime Minister 1958), born in Roubaix, France (d. 2000)
  • 1908 (Millicent) "Peg" Entwistle, British stage and screen actress, born in Port Talbot, Wales (d. 1932) [1]
  • 1908 Daisy and Violet Hilton, British conjoined twins, born in Brighton, England (d. 1969)

Grażyna Bacewicz (1909-1969)

Polish violinist and composer, born in Łódź, Russian Empire (now Poland) [1]

  • 1910 Charles Leblond, Canadian Cell Biologist (d. 2007)
  • 1910 Francisco Varallo, Argentine footballer (played for Argentina 1930-37), born in La Plata, Argentina (d. 2010)
  • 1912 Willard Parker, American actor (Kiss Me Kate, What A Woman), born in New York City (d. 1996)
  • 1912 Zoltán Pongrácz, Hungarian avant-garde composer (Mariphonia), born in Diószeg (d. 2007)
  • 1913 Rozelle Claxton, American jazz pianist and arranger, born in Bartlett, Tennessee (d. 1995)
  • 1914 Alan Lloyd Hodgkin, British biophysicist (Nobel 1963), born in Banbury (d. 1998)

William S. Burroughs (1914-1997)

American writer (Naked Lunch, The Nova Trilogy) and visual artist, born in St. Louis, Missouri

Robert Hofstadter (1915-1990)

American atomic physicist and Nobel laureate (electron scattering in atomic nuclei), born in NYC, New York

  • 1918 Gara Garayev [Kara Karayev], Soviet-Azerbaijani composer (Seven Beauties), born in Baku (d. 1982)

Nicolae Ceausescu (1918-1989)

Communist dictator of Romania (1967-89), born in Scornicești, Romania

  • 1919 Andreas Papandreou, Greek economist and politician (Prime Minister of Greece, 1981-89, 1993-96), born in Chios, Greece (d. 1996)
  • 1919 Red Buttons [Aaron Chwatt], American comedian (The Red Buttons Show), and Academy Award-winning actor (Sayonara; The Poseidon Adventure), born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1919 Tim Holt [Charles John Holt III], American actor (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre), born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 1973)
  • 1920 Frank Muir, British comedian (d. 1998)
  • 1921 John Pritchard, British conductor (Cologne Opera, 1978-8; San Francisco Opera, 1986-89), born in Walthamstow, Essex, England (d. 1989)
  • 1921 Ken Adam, British film production designer (James Bond sets), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1922 Alain de Changy, Belgian racing driver (d. 1994)
  • 1922 Bernard Kalb, American journalist, moderator, lecturer and author, one of the most respected broadcast journalists of his time (CBS News, New York Times), born in NYC, New York (d. 2023) [1] [2]
  • 1923 Claude King, American country music singer (Wolverton Mountain), born in Keithville, Louisiana (d. 2013)
  • 1923 Doris Bohrer [Sharrar], American WWII spy, born in Basin, Wyoming (d. 2016)
  • 1924 Robert Lynn, anarchist
  • 1926 Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, American publisher (NY Times), born in NYC, New York
  • 1927 Ruth Fertel, American entrepreneur (Ruth's Chris Steak Houses), born in Nw Orleans, Louisiana. (d. 2002)
  • 1927 Val Dufour, American actor (Search for Tomorrow, 1972-79 - "John Wyatt"; Another World, 1967-72), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2000)
  • 1928 Andrew M Greeley, author/reverend
  • 1928 Pananayiotis Taki Vatikiotis, Middle Eastern scholar (d. 1997)
  • 1929 Al Worthington, baseball player
  • 1929 Fred Sinowatz, Austrian politician
  • 1929 Hal Blaine [Harold Belsky], American pop and rock session drummer (The Wrecking Crew), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts (d. 2019)
  • 1929 Mary Joan Nielubowicz, US Navy Rear Admiral and nurse (Director of the Navy Nurse Corps, 1983-87), born on Shenandoah, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • 1930 Ulf Söderblom, Finnish conductor (Finnish National Opera, 1973-93), born in Turku, Finland (d. 2016)
  • 1932 Cesare Maldini, Italian footballer and manager
  • 1933 Jorn Donner, Helsinki Finland, director (Anna, Tenderness)
  • 1933 Nick Georgiade, American actor (Untouchables, Run Buddy Run), born in NYC, New York
  • 1933 Ron Wilson, US percussionist (Joy of Cooking)

Don Cherry (89 years old)

1934 Canadian hockey commentator (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Kingston, Ontario

Hank Aaron (1934-2021)

American Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder (MLB record 755 HRs; NL MVP 1957; 25 × MLB All-Star; Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Brewers), born in Mobile, Alabama [1]

  • 1935 Alex Harvey, Scottish rock and blues singer (The Sensational Alex Harvey Band), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1982)
  • 1935 John J "Jannie" Geldenhuys, supreme commander South African army
  • 1936 Lee Thomas, American baseball utility (MLB All Star 1962, 62²; LA Angels, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs) and executive (GM Philadelphia Phillies 1988-93), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 2022)
  • 1937 Cocky van Oost [Kommertje van Vliet], Dutch ballet dancer (Sylphides)
  • 1937 Gaston Roelants, Belgian world cross-country champion
  • 1937 Larry Hillman, Canadian ice hockey defenceman (Stanley Cup 1955 Detroit RW, 1962, 63, 64, 1967 Toronto ML, 1969 Montreal Canadiens) and coach (Winnipeg Jets 1977-79), born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario (d. 2022)
  • 1937 Stuart Damon [Zonis], American stage and screen actor (General Hospital, 1977-2007 - "Dr. Alan Quartermaine"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2021)
  • 1937 Wang Xuan, Chinese computer scientist, born in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China (d. 2006)
  • 1938 Dick van Niehoff, Dutch vocalist (Fouryo)
  • 1939 Brian Luckhurst, cricketer (England opener of 60's & early 70's)
  • 1939 Derek Wadsworth, British jazz composer and arranger, born in Cleckheaton, Yorkshire (d. 2008)
  • 1939 Jane Bryant Quinn, newscaster/financial writer (Everyone's Money Book), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • 1939 Patric Standford, British composer (Taikayoku; Christus Requiem), born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England (d. 2014)
  • 1940 H. R. Giger, Swiss surrealist artist (album cover art for ELP - "Brain Salad Surgery"; Debbie Harry - "'KooKoo"), and Oscar-winning special effects designer (Alien), born in Chur, Switzerland (d. 2014)
  • 1941 Barrett Strong, American R&B vocalist ("Money (That's What I Want)"), piano player, and songwriter ("I Heard It Through the Grapevine"; "Just My Imagination";"Papa Was A Rollin' Stone"; "War"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2023) [1]
  • 1941 David Selby, Morganstown WV, actor (Falcon Crest, Flamingo Road)
  • 1941 Kaspar Villiger, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • 1941 Rick Laird, Irish jazz-fusion bassist (Mahavishnu Orchestra, 1971-73; Gerry Niewood & Timepiece), and photographer, born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2021)
  • 1941 Stephen J. Cannell, American TV producer (The Rockford Files, The A-Team, 21 Jump Street) and writer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2010)
  • 1942 Cory Wells [Emil Lewandowski], American rock vocalist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1942 Roger Staubach, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1963, Navy; Super Bowl 1971 [MVP], 77; Dallas Cowboys), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1942 Susan Hill, English playwright (Magic Apple Tree)
  • 1943 Chuck Winfield, American trumpet and flugelhorn player (Blood, Sweat & Tears - "Spinning Wheel"), born in Monessen, Pennsylvania
  • 1943 Craig Morton, College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Cal; NFL: Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1943 Ivan Alexandrovich Tcherepnin, French-American composer of Russian and Chinese parentage (Le va et le vient), born in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France (d. 2003)
  • 1943 Larry Tamblyn, American rock guitarist (Standells-Dirty Water), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943 Michael Mann, American actor & director (Sexpot, Close Friends), born in Chicago, Illinois

Nolan Bushnell (80 years old)

1943 American electrical engineer (founded Atari, created Pong), born in Clearfield, Utah

  • 1944 (James) "J.R." Cobb American guitarist and songwriter (Classics IV - "Spooky"; Atlanta Rhythm Section - "Champagne Jam"), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2019)
  • 1944 Al Kooper [Kuperschmidt], American rock musician, record producer and songwriter (Blood Sweat & Tears; Super Session; Bob Dylan; The Tubes; The Banana Splits), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945 Sarah Weddington, American attorney (represented "Jane Roe" in Roe v. Wade before US States Supreme Court), born in Abilene, Texas (d. 2021)
  • 1946 Charlotte Rampling, English actress (Zardoz, Night Porter, Verdict), born in Sturmer, United Kingdom

Darrell Waltrip (76 years old)

1947 American auto racer (NASCAR Cup Series 1981, 82, 85; Daytona 500 1989; winner 84 x NASCAR Cup Series races) and broadcaster (Fox Sports), born in Owensboro, Kentucky

  • 1947 David Ladd, American actor (Raymie, Catlow, Misty, Deathline), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947 George Underwood, British illustrator, and graphic designer for books and album cover art (Bowie; T. Rex; The Fixx), born in Bromley, England
  • 1947 Mary Louise Cleave, American engineer and NASA astronaut (STS 61-B, STS 30), born in Southampton, New York
  • 1948 Barbara Hershey [Herzstein], American actress (Stuntman, Shy People), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1948 Christopher Guest, American actor (SNL, 1984-85; This is Spinal Tap; The Princess Bride), and filmmaker (Best In Show; Waiting for Huffman), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948 David Denny, American rock guitar player (Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1948 Errol Morris, American documentary film director (The Thin Blue Line, The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara), born in Hewlett, New York
  • 1948 Nigel Tufnel, British fictional heavy metal guitarist (Spinal Tap), born in Squatney, East London, England
  • 1948 Sven-Göran Eriksson, Swedish football manager & player, born in Sunne, Sweden
  • 1948 Tom Wilkinson, English actor, born in West Yorkshire, England
  • 1949 David Sullivan, Welsh businessman & pornographer (Sunday Sport), born in Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • 1949 Maidarjabyn Ganzorig, Mongolian scientist & cosmonaut (Soyuz 39 backup), born in Tsetserleg, Mongolia
  • 1950 Ann Sexton, American vocalist (You're Gone too Long), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • 1951 Elizabeth Swados, American composer and playwright (1972 TONY), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1951 Geraint Watkins, Welsh session and touring rock and roll pianist, accordion player, and singer-songwriter, born in Abertridwr, Wales
  • 1952 Daniel Balavoine, French singer -songwriter, born in Alençon, France (d. 1986)
  • 1953 John Beilein, American basketball head coach (Cleveland Cavaliers 2019; University of Michigan 2007-19), born in Burt, New York
  • 1953 Valerie Carter, American folk-rock singer-songwriter, and session vocalist, born in Winter Haven, Florida (d. 2017)
  • 1954 Cliff Martinez, American musician, born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1954 Roseanne Katan, American model, actress and Playboy playmate (Sep 1978), born in NYC, New York
  • 1955 Debra Jo Fondren, American model & actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955 Mike Heath, American baseball player, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1956 Betty Ong, flight attendant that died on September 11, 2001, on American Airlines Flight 11
  • 1956 Hector Rebaque, Mexican racing driver, born in Mexico City
  • 1956 Vincent "Vinnie" Colaiuta, American touring and session rock and jazz drummer (Frank Zappa, 1979-83; Joni Mitchell, 1982-91; Sting, 1993-2003), born in Brownsville, Pennsylvania
  • 1957 Craig Wilson, American water polo goalkeeper (Olympic silver 1984, 88), born in Beeville, Texas
  • 1959 Glenn Dubis, American sport shooter (Olympics 1984, 88, 96), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1959 Jennifer Granholm, Canadian-American politician, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1960 Aris Christofellis, Greek countertenor, born in Athens, Greece

Jane Geddes (63 years old)

1960 American golfer (US Open 1986, LPGA 1987), born in Huntington, New York

  • 1961 Savvas Kofidis, Greek footballer & manager, born in Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • 1961 Tim Meadows, American actor & comedian, born in Highland Park, Michigan
  • 1962 Jennifer Jason Leigh [Morrow], American actress (Single White Female, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962 Tommy Skeoch, American guitarist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)
  • 1963 Steven Shainberg, American film director
  • 1964 (Michael Andrew) "Duff" McKagan, American bassist (Guns N' Roses), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1964 Alexia Vassiliou, Cypriot singer & film score composer, born in Famagusta, Cyprus
  • 1964 Jim Pugh, American tennis player (8 x Grand Slam doubles titles; world #1 doubles 1989), born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • 1964 Laura Linney, American actress (The Truman Show, Mystic River), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1965 Ben Lee, American badminton player (Olympic-92), born in Rangoon, Burma
  • 1965 Gheorghe Hagi, Romanian footballer, born in Săcele, Romania
  • 1965 Tarik Benhabiles, Algerian tennis player, born in Algiers, Algeria
  • 1966 José María Olazábal, Spanish golfer (US Masters 1994, 99), born in Hondarribia, Spain
  • 1966 Rok Petrovič, Slovenian skier, born in Ljubljana, Slovenia (d. 1993)
  • 1967 Chris Parnell, American actor, born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1967 Olafur Eliasson, Icelandic-Danish artist (The Weather Project), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1968 Chris Barron, American singer & songwriter (Spin Doctors), born in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
  • 1968 Eyþór Guðjónsson, Icelandic actor, born in Iceland
  • 1968 Marcus Grönholm, Finnish rally driver, born in Kauniainen, Finland
  • 1968 Nir Kabaretti, Israeli conductor, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1968 Regina Rajchitova, Czech tennis star, born in Czechoslovak Socialist Republic
  • 1968 Roberto Alomar, Puerto Rican Baseball HOF infielder (World Series 1992, 93 Toronto Blue Jays; 12 x MLB All Star; 10 x Gold Glove Award), born in Salinas, Puerto Rico
  • 1968 Will Furrer, American football quarterback (Chicago Bears, Houston Oilers), born in Danville, Pennsylvania
  • 1969 Bobby Brown, American singer-songwriter ("My Prerogative"), born in Roxbury, Massachusetts
  • 1969 Michael Sheen, Welsh actor (Frost/Nixon), born in Newport, Wales
  • 1970 Darren Lehmann, Australian cricket batsman (27 Tests @ 44.95, 5 x 100s; 117 ODIs) and coach (Australia 2013-18), born in Gawler, Australia
  • 1971 Marcus Redman, American actor (Raymond-Doogie Howser)
  • 1971 Sara Evans, American singer, born in Boonville, Missouri
  • 1972 Christina Bailey, American ice hockey defenseman (Olympics gold 1998, silver 2002; World C'ship silver 1994, 97, 99, 2000, 01), born in Marietta, New York
  • 1972 Koriki Chōshū, Japanese comedian, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1972 Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark, born in Hobart, Australia
  • 1973 Diego Serrano, Ecuadorian-born American actor (Tomas Rivera-Another World), born in Quito, Ecuador
  • 1973 Israel Raybon, American football defensive end (Carolina Panthers), born in Huntsville, Alabama