Famous Birthdays on February 8

  • 1191 Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)
  • 1291 Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) called the Brave, born in Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal (d. 1357)
  • 1487 Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550)
  • 1552 Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)
  • 1577 Robert Burton, British writer and Anglican clergyman (The Anatomy of Melancholy), born in Lindley, Leicestershire, England (d. 1640)
  • 1586 Jacob Praetorius, German Baroque organist, composer, and pedagogue, born in Hamburg, Holy Roman Empire (now Germany) (d. 1651)
  • 1612 Samuel Butler, English poet and satirist (Hudibras), born in Strensham, England (d. 1680) (date baptized)
  • 1649 Gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)
  • 1685 Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770)
  • 1688 Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish philosopher, mathematician and mythic (The New Church), born in Stockholm, Swedish Empire (d. 1772)
  • 1700 Daniel Bernoulli, Dutch-Swiss mathematician, and physicist (10 time French Award), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1782)
  • 1708 Vaclav Jan Kopriva, Czech composer and organist, born in Cítoliby, Czech Republic (d. 1789)
  • 1720 Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750)
  • 1741 André Grétry, French opera composer, born in Prince-Bishopric of Liège (now Belgium) (d. 1813)
  • 1743 Louis d'Affry, French general, military governor of Switzerland and mayor of Freiburg, born in Freiburg im Üechtland, Switzerland (d. 1810)
  • 1764 Joseph Leopold von Eybler, Austrian composer, born in Schwechat, Habsburg Empire (now Austria) (d. 1846)
  • 1789 Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, German composer and pianist, born in Potsdam (d. 1878)
  • 1792 Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1873)
  • 1795 Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge, German chemist (Chinoline), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1867)
  • 1795 Moritz Gottlieb Saphir, Austrian satirical writer and journalist, born in Lovasbereny, near Budapest (d. 1858)
  • 1804 Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer, born in Truro, Cornwall (d. 1834)
  • 1807 Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, English sculptor and naturalist, born in Bloomsbury, London (d. 1894)
  • 1810 Norbert Burgmüller, German composer, born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 1836)
  • 1811 Edwin Denison Morgan, American politician, Governor of New York, born in Washington, Massachusetts (d. 1883)
  • 1813 Jacob Georg Agarah, Swedish botanist, born in Lund, Sweden (d. 1901)
  • 1817 Richard S. Ewell, US Army officer and Confederate General (Battle of Gettysburg, Battle of Spotsylvania Court House), born in Georgetown, Washington D.C. (d. 1872)
  • 1818 Austin Blair, American politician, Governor of Michigan, born in New York (d. 1894)
  • 1819 John Ruskin, English writer and art critic who championed Gothic Revivalist and the Pre-Raphaelites, born in London, England (d. 1900)

William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891)

American Major General in the Union Army, born in Lancaster, Ohio

  • 1822 Maxime Du Camp, French writer, traveler and early photographer (Les Buveurs de Cendres), born in Paris, France (d. 1894)
  • 1824 Barnard Elliott Bee, American military officer (US Army, 1845-61; Confederate Army, 1861), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1861)
  • 1828 Antonio Cagnoni, Italian composer, born in Godiasco (d. 1896)

Jules Verne (1828-1905)

French writer known as the "Father of Science Fiction" (Around the World in 80 days), born in Nantes, France

Dmitri Mendeleev (1834-1907)

Russian chemist and inventor who devised the periodic table of the elements, born in Tobolsk, Russia

  • 1847 Hugh Price Hughes, Welsh social reformer, born in Carmarthen, Wales (d. 1902)
  • 1851 Kate O'Flaherty Chopin, American writer, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1904)
  • 1872 Theodor Lessing, German writer, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1933)
  • 1876 Paula Modersohn-Becker, German Expressionist painter (1st known woman to paint nude self-portraits), born in Dresden-Friedrichstadt (d. 1907)
  • 1877 Helen Homans, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1906), born in Englewood, New Jersey (d. 1949)
  • 1878 Leonard Moon, English cricket batsman (4 Tests, Cambridge University CC, Middlesex CCC), born in London, England (d. 1916)
  • 1878 Martin Buber, Austrian-Israeli dialogue philosopher and theologist (Ich und Du), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1965)
  • 1880 Franz Marc, German Expressionist painter (co-founder of journal Blaue Reiter), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1916)
  • 1881 (William) Crickett Smith, American ragtime, and jazz cornetist and trumpeter (James Reese Europe's Clef Club; Ziegfeld's Midnight Frolics; Louis Mitchell's Jazz Kings), and bandleader, born in Emporia, Kansas (d. 1944)
  • 1882 George Siegmann, American actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist), born in NYC, New York (d. 1928)
  • 1882 Thomas Selfridge, American army officer, 1st person to die in an airplane crash, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1908)
  • 1883 Joseph Schumpeter, Austria-American economist and minister of finance, born in Triesch, Habsburg Moravia (d. 1950)
  • 1884 Reginald "Snowy" Baker, Australian boxer (Olympic silver middleweight 1908), rugby union halfback (2 caps) and actor (The Sword of Valor), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1953)
  • 1886 Charlie Ruggles, American actor (Bringing Up Baby, The Patchwork Girl of Oz), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1970)
  • 1888 Edith Evans, British actress (Tom Jones, David Copperfield), born in London, England (d. 1976)
  • 1888 Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer and music journalist, born in Helmond, Netherlands (d. 1967)
  • 1890 Claro Mayo Recto, Filipino politician, nationalist (opponent of US colonialism) and poet, born in Tiaong, Philippines (d. 1960)
  • 1892 Fritz Todt, German construction engineer, Reich Minister for Armaments and Munitions Reichs minister and Head of the Organization Todt, born in Pforzheim, Grand Duchy of Baden, German Empire (d. 1942)
  • 1893 Ba Maw, Burmese politician (d. 1977)

Billy Bishop (1894-1956)

Canadian First World War flying ace with 72 kills, born in Owen Sound, Ontario

  • 1894 King Vidor, American film director (War & Peace, Stella Dallas), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 1982)
  • 1894 Ludwig Marcuse, German philosopher (Obscene: The history of an indignation), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1971)
  • 1896 Orville Caldwell, American actor (Patsy, French Doll, Last Warning), born in Oakland, California (d. 1967)
  • 1897 Zakir Husain, 3rd President of India (1967-69) and scholar, born in Hyderabad, Hyderabad State (d. 1969)
  • 1898 Andrés Soriano, Spanish Filipino industrialist (San Miguel Brewery, Philippine Airlines), born in Manila, Spanish Philippines (d. 1964)
  • 1900 Guy Warrack, Scottish composer, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1986)
  • 1900 Ivan Ivanov-Vano Soviet animator and Russian animation director (d. 1987)
  • 1900 John Cameron, Scottish judge, born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1901 Janina Spychajowa-Kurkowska, Polish archer (5x record world champion), born in Starosielce, Russian Empire (d. 1979)
  • 1902 Demchugdongrub, Mongolian politician (d. 1966)
  • 1902 Lyle Talbot [Lysle Henderson], American actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • 1903 Greta Keller, Austrian-born cabaret singer and actress, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1977)

Tunku Abdul Rahman (1903-1990)

Malaysia's founding father, 1st Prime Minister of Malaya (1957-63) and Malaysia (1963-70), born in Alor Star, Kedah

  • 1904 Igor' Fyodorovich Belza [Boelza], Soviet composer, born in Kielce, Kingdom of Poland (d. 1994)
  • 1905 Edgar Palm, Curacao pianist and composer (d. 1990)
  • 1905 Truman Bradley, American actor (Science Fiction Theater), born in Sheldon, Missouri (d. 1974)
  • 1906 Artur Balsam, Polish-American classical pianist (Begeleidde Menuhin, Milstein), born in Warsaw, Kingdom of Poland (d. 1994)
  • 1906 Chester F. Carlson, American inventor (photocopy), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1968)
  • 1906 Henry Roth, American writer (Call it Sleep), born in Tysmenitz, Austria-Hungary (d. 1995)
  • 1907 Ray Middleton, American actor (1776; Hurricane Smith), born in Chicago Illinois (d. 1984)
  • 1908 Grigor Eghiazaryan, Armenian composer, born in Blur, Russian Empire (d. 1988)
  • 1908 Leslie Kenneth O'Brien, Lord O'Brien of Lothbury, English governor of the Bank of England (d. 1995)
  • 1908 Myron McCormick, American actor (Hustler, Jolson Sings Again), born in Albany, Indiana (d. 1962)
  • 1911 Anne Hopkins Aitken, American Zen Buddhist and co-founder of Diamond Sangha, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1994)
  • 1911 Elizabeth Bishop, American poet (North & South, Pulitzer Prize 1956), born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1979)
  • 1911 Henri Knap, Dutch journalist and writer (d. 1986)
  • 1912 Simon Jurovsky, Slovak composer, born in Ulmanka (d. 1963)
  • 1913 John Grandy, British RAF-marshal, born in London, England (d. 2004)
  • 1914 Bert Haas, American baseball player, born in Naperville, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • 1914 Jules van Ackere, Flemish musicologist (Eternal Music; Maurice Ravel), born in Heule, Netherlands (d. 2008)
  • 1915 Georges Guetary, French singer and dancer (An American In Paris), born in Alexandria, Egypt (d. 1997)
  • 1916 Betty Field, American actress (Of Mice and Men, Kings Row, Bus Stop), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1973)
  • 1918 Fred Blassie, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
  • 1918 Max Rayne, English property developer /multi-millionaire (d. 2003)
  • 1919 Buddy Morrow [Muni Zudekoff], American big band jazz and session trombonist and orchestra leader ("Night Train"), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2010)
  • 1920 Bruce Smith, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1941, U of Minnesota; NFL: Green Bay Packers), born in Faribault, Minnesota (d. 1967)
  • 1920 Buddy Blattner, American baseball second baseman (St. Louis Cards, NY Giants, Philadelphia Phillies) and table tennis player World C'ship gold doubles 1936, 37), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2009)

Lana Turner (1921-1995)

American pin-up model and actress (Peyton Place; The Postman Always Rings Twice; Imitation of Life), born in Wallace, Idaho

  • 1921 Nexhmije Hoxha, Albanian wife of dictator Enver Hoxha 'Lady Macbeth of Albania', born in Manastir, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (d. 2020)
  • 1921 Walter "Hoot" Evers, American MLB player, 1941, 1946-56, 2X All-Star (Detroit Tigers, and 5 other teams), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1991)
  • 1922 Audrey Meadows [Cotter], American actress (The Honeymooners - "Alice Kramden"; The Jackie Gleason Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1922 Manuel Oltra, Spanish secular and sacred music composer, and professor (Barcelona Conservatory, 1959-87), born in Valencia, Spain (d. 2015)
  • 1922 Yuri Averbach, Russian chess player (first centenarian FIDE Grandmaster), born in Kaluga, Russia (d. 2022)
  • 1923 Andrew MacElhone, famous bar owner (Harry's New York Bar in Paris)
  • 1924 Joe Black, American Negro league and MLB player, born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 2002)
  • 1924 Lisel Mueller, German-American poet (Alive Together - Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1997), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 2020) [1]
  • 1925 Alvin Brehm, American musician and composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)

Jack Lemmon (1925-2001)

American actor (Days of Wine & Roses, Missing), born in Boston, Massachusetts

  • 1925 Raimondo d'Inzeo, Italian equestrian, 1st athlete to compete in 8 Olympic games (Olympic gold/2 silver/3 bronze-1948-76), born in Poggio Mirteto, Italy (d. 2013)
  • 1926 Neal Cassady, American writer (d. 1968)
  • 1927 John T. Myers, American politician (Rep-R-IN, 1967-97), born in Covington, Indiana (d. 2015)
  • 1927 Zdeněk Zouhar, Czech composer, and teacher, born in Kotvrdovice, Czechoslovakia[(d. 2011)
  • 1928 Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, American lawyer and civil rights activist (challenged University of Oklahoma segregation laws in Supreme Court and won), born in Chickasha, Oklahoma (d. 1995)
  • 1928 Jack Larson, American actor (The Adventures of Superman -"Jimmy Olsen"), screenwriter, and librettist (Virgil Thomson's "Lord Byron"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1928 Stanley Baker, Welsh actor and producer (Concrete Jungle, Zorro, Zulu), born in Ferndale, Glamorgan (d. 1976)
  • 1929 Roger Byrne, English soccer fullback (33 caps; Manchester United 245 games; died Munich air disaster), born in Manchester, Lancashire (d. 1958)
  • 1930 Alejandro Rey, Argentine-American actor and director (Carlos-Flying Nun), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1987)
  • 1930 Arlan Stangeland, American politician (Rep-R-MN, 1977-1991), (d. 2013)
  • 1930 Catherine Hardy Lavender, American 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1952), born in Carroll County, Georgia (d. 2017)
  • 1930 James Deetz, American anthropologist (d. 2000)
  • 1930 Manuel Castillo, Andalusian classical pianist and composer, born in Seville, Spain (d. 2005)

James Dean (1931-1955)

American actor and cultural icon (Giant, Rebel Without a Cause), and 1st actor to be posthumously nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award, born in Marion, Indiana

  • 1931 Shadia [Fatmah Ahmed Kamal Shaker], Egyptian actress and singer Midaq Alley, The Thief and the Dogs), born in Sharqia Governorate, Egypt, birth date disputed (d. 2017)
  • 1932 Horst Eckel, German soccer wing half (32 caps West Germany, 1954 FIFA World Cup; 1. FC Kaiserslautern, SV Röchling Völklingen), born in Vogelbach, Germany (d. 2021)
  • 1932 Jan H. Christiaanse, Dutch politician, president of Dutch political party CDA

John Williams (91 years old)

1932 American composer responsible for some of the most recognizable film scores (Jaws, Star Wars, Harry Potter, India Jones, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial), born in NYC, New York

  • 1933 Elly Ameling, Dutch soprano (Ilya-Idomeneo), born in Rotterdam, Holland
  • 1934 Galina Bystrova, Soviet pentathlete (1957, 58)
  • 1935 Vincent Weir, 3rd baron Inverforth, Scottish shipping magnate
  • 1936 Larry Verne, American singer (Mr. Custer), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2013)
  • 1936 Manohar Hardikar, Indian cricketer (batted in 2 Tests India v WI 1958-59), born in Baroda, Gujarat (d. 1995)
  • 1937 David Montgomery, American born photographer known for his images of the 1960s, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937 Joe Raposa, American composer and songwriter (Sesame Street), born in Fall River Massachusetts (d. 1989)
  • 1937 Manfred Krug, German actor (Boxer), born in Duisburg, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1938 Ray Sharpe, American rockabilly singer-songwriter ("Linda Lu"), born in Forth Worth, Texas
  • 1939 Gerrit Lakmaaker, Dutch sculptor/painter (Leidsepleingroep) (d. 1995)
  • 1939 José Maria Sison, Filipino communist
  • 1940 Averil Cameron, British historian, born in Leek, England
  • 1940 Talib Rasul Hakim [Stephen Chambers], American composer (d. 1988)
  • 1940 Ted Koppel, German-American Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist (ABC's Nightline; NPR; CBS), born in Lancashire, England
  • 1941 Nick Nolte, American actor (The Thin Red Line, 48 Hrs), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1941 Tom Rush, American folk and blues singer-songwriter, and guitarist ("Circle Game"; "No Regrets"), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • 1942 Fritz Peterson, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1942 Robert Klein, American comedian and actor (Hooper, Deadly Rivals), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1942 Terry Melcher [Terrence Jorden], American record producer and musician, Doris Day's son (The Rip Chords; The Byrds), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1943 Bob Oliver, American MLB player, born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2020)
  • 1943 Creed Bratton [William Schneider], American rock guitarist (Grass Roots - "Sooner or Later"), and actor (The Office -"Creed Bratton"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943 José Antônio Rezende de Almeida Prado, Brazilian composer, born in Santos, São Paulo, Brazil (d. 2010)
  • 1943 Pirzada Qasim, Pakistani poet and VC of Karachi University, born in Delhi, British India
  • 1944 Jiří Zídek Sr., Czech basketball center (considered best Czech player ever; FIBA European All-Star 1966, 67; USK Praha) and coach (USK Praha, Sparta Praha), born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 2022)
  • 1944 Roger Lloyd-Pack, British stage and screen actor (Only Fools and Horses - "Trigger"; The Vicar of Dibley - "Owen"; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), born in Islington, England (d. 2014)
  • 1944 Sebastião Salgado, Brazilian documentary photographer
  • 1945 Taffy Thomas, Welsh thoroughbred jockey (Singapore Gold Cup 1977, Vernons Sprint Cup 1978, King's Stand Stakes 1983), born in Caernarvon, Wales (d. 2022)
  • 1946 Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra, Mexican blues-rock drummer (Canned Heat), born in Mexico City
  • 1946 Paul Wheatbread, American musician (Gary Puckett & Union Gap - Young Girl), born in San Diego, California
  • 1947 Sam Gannon, Australian cricket fast bowler (3 Tests, 11 wickets; Western Australia; Chairman WACA), born in Perth, Western Australia (d. 2021)
  • 1948 "England" Dan [Seals], American pop and country singer (England Dan & John Ford Coley - "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight"), born in McCamey, Texas (d. 2009)
  • 1948 Lynda Lyon Block, American convicted murderer (shot a police officer), born in Orlando, Florida (d. 2002)
  • 1949 Brooke Adams, American actress (Cynthia-OK Crackerby, Body Snatchers), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949 Julia Barr, American actress (Brooke-All My Children), born in Ft Wayne, Indiana
  • 1949 Scott Allen, American skater (Olympic bronze 1964)
  • 1950 Cristina Ferrare, American supermodel and actress, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1950 Jose Armando Lopez-Falcon, Cuban cosmonaut, born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1950 Michael Goodroe, American rock bassist (Motels - "Only the Lonely"), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1951 Z'EV, American text/sound artist (born Stefan Weisser)
  • 1952 Hans Van de Lubbe, Dutch bassist/singer (Dike)
  • 1952 Nancy Lord, American physician and Libertarian VP candidate (1992), born in New York City
  • 1953 Irvine Arditti, British violinist (Arditti Quartet), born in London England
  • 1953 Mary Steenburgen, American actress (Parenthood, Time After Time), born in Newport, Arkansas
  • 1955 Ethan Phillips, American actor (Neelix-Star Trek Voyager), born in Garden City, New York
  • 1955 Jim "the Anvil" Neidhart, American professional wrestler (WWF/WCW/NJPW/CWFI/Calgary), born in Montebello, California (d. 2018)

John Grisham (68 years old)

1955 American writer (Client, Firm, Pelican Brief), born in Jonesboro, Arkansas

  • 1955 Nancy Oliver, American playwright and television writer
  • 1956 Dave Meros, American progressive rock bassist (Spock's Beard), born in Salinas, California
  • 1958 "Sensational" Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler (WWF), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2007)
  • 1959 Heinz Gunthardt, Swiss tennis star
  • 1959 Irina Kalinina, Soviet, springboard diver (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1959 Mauricio Macri, Argentine politician and President of Argentina (2015-2019), born in Tandil, Buenos Aires
  • 1960 Benigno Aquino III, 15th President of the Philippines (Liberal Party: 2010-16), born in Manila, Philippines (d. 2021)

Dino Ciccarelli (63 years old)

1960 Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (most goals for NHL undrafted player, 608), born in Sarnia, Ontario

  • 1960 Linda Fratianne, American figure skater (Olympic silver 1980), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961 Bruce Timm, American artist and TV Producer (DC Animated Universe), born in Oklahoma
  • 1961 Sammy Llanas, American rock singer-songwritrer (Bodeans, 1983-2011 - "Closer To Free"), born in Wisconsin
  • 1961 Vince Neil, American rock singer (Mötley Crüe - "Girls, Girls, Girls"), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1963 Joshua Kadison, American pop-rock singer-songwriter and piano player ("Jessie"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963 Mohammad Azharuddin, Indian politician and cricketer, born in Hyderabad, India
  • 1964 Dennis Gibson, American NFL inside linebacker (San Diego Chargers), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1964 Trinny Woodall, British fashion guru (Trinny and Susannah - What Not to Wear), born in London, England
  • 1965 Mathilda May, French actress (Lifeforce), born in Paris, France
  • 1965 Rod Bernstine, American NFL running back (Denver Broncos), born in Fairfield, California
  • 1965 Terry McDaniel, American NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders, LA Raiders), born in Mansfield, Ohio
  • 1966 Alex Antonitsch, Austrian tennis player, born in Villach, Austria

Hristo Stoichkov (57 years old)

1966 Bulgarian footballer (FC Barcelona, CSKA Sofia), born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

  • 1966 Kirk Muller, Canadian NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Kingston
  • 1967 Yuki Ishikawa, Japanese wrestler (NJPW), born in Odawara, Kanagawa, Japan
  • 1968 Claudette Pace (Buttigieg), Maltese pop singer ("Desire"), and politician (Member of Parliament), born in Naxxar, Malta
  • 1968 Gary Coleman, American actor (Diff'rent Strokes), born in Zion, llinois (d. 2010)
  • 1969 Mary McCormack,American actress, (Murder One, Private Parts), born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • 1969 Shiva Rose, American actress and blogger
  • 1970 Alonzo Mourning, American NBA executive and center (Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets), born in Chesapeake, Virginia
  • 1970 Cameron Cuffy, West Indian cricketer (St Vincent & WI fast bowler), born in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • 1971 Maura Healey, American politician (1st woman governor of Massachusetts 2023-), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1971 William "Will" Turpin, American musician (Collective Soul) and producer (Gooey Music), born in Fairbanks, Alaska

Big Show (51 years old)

1972 American professional wrestler, born in Aiken, South Carolina

  • 1972 Marcus Pollard, American NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts), born in Lanett, Alabama
  • 1972 Ted Yoder, American Yoderizing musician (hammered dulcimer), born in Goshen, Indiana