On This Day

Famous Birthdays on January 28 (Part 2)

  • 1969 John Veenhof, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • 1969 Kathryn Morris, American actress
  • 1969 Mo Rocca, American writer and comedian
  • 1969 Linda Sanchez, American politician
  • 1970 Barry Minter, NFL middle linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • 1970 Donald Tardy, American death metal drummer (Obituary, Cause of Death)
  • 1970 James Atkins, NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1970 Mike Chalenski, NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1970 Mr. Prospector, American thoroughbred racehorse and breeding stallion (most influential sire of his generation), born in Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky (d. 1999)
  • 1972 Carey Bender, American former NFL running back (Buffalo Bills), born in Marion, Iowa
  • 1972 Elena Baranova, Russian WNBA center (Utah Starzz), born in Frunze, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union
  • 1972 Frank Garcia, American NFL center (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Phoenix, Aizona
  • 1972 Nicky Southall, English footballer (Bolton Wanderers), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • 1972 Amy Coney Barrett, American jurist and lawyer (US Supreme Court 2020-), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1973 Jerome Allen, American NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves) and coach, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1973 Joe Stephens, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)

  • 1974 Derrick Mayes, NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1974 Jermaine Dye, American baseball outfielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Oakland, California
  • 1974 Tony Delk, NBA guard (SF Warriors)
  • 1974 Zack Bronson, safety (San Francisco 49ers)
  • 1974 Magglio Ordóñez, Venezuelan baseball player
  • 1975 Anne Montminy, 10m diver (Olympics-17-92, 96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1975 David Zingler, American writer
  • 1975 Lee Latchford-Evans, English singer
  • 1975 Junior Spivey, American baseball player, born in Oklahoma, City, Oklahoma
  • 1975 Terri Colombino, American Actress
  • 1976 Miltiadis Sapanis, Greek footballer
  • 1976 Mark Madsen, American basketball player
  • 1976 Jarrod Montague, American drummer (Taproot)
  • 1976 Lee Ingleby, British actor
  • 1976 Emiko Kado, Japanese professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • 1977 Matt DeVries, American guitarist (Chimaira)
  • 1977 Takuma Sato, Japanese auto racer (Indianapolis 500 2017, 20), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1977 Daunte Culpepper, American football player
  • 1977 Joey Fatone, American singer (*NSYNC)
  • 1977 Lyle Overbay, American baseball player

  • 1978 Gianluigi Buffon, Italian footballer
  • 1978 Papa Bouba Diop, Senegalese footballer
  • 1978 Jamie Carragher, English footballer
  • 1979 Ali Boulala, Swedish skateboarder
  • 1980 Nick Carter, American singer (Backstreet Boys), born in Jamestown, New York
  • 1980 Jesse James American drug dealer and fugitive, born in Hollywood, California

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1981 Elijah Wood, American actor (The Good Son, The Lord of the Rings), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

  • 1981 Rick Razzano, American football player
  • 1984 Andre Iguodala, basketball & NBA player (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1985 Athina Onassis, daughter of Christina
  • 1985 Arnold Mvuemba, French footballer
  • 1986 Shruti Haasan, Indian actress
  • 1986 Jessica Ennis, English athlete (Olympic gold heptathlon 2012; World C'ship gold 2009, 11, 15), born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
  • 1988 Henry Mortensen, American actor
  • 1998 Ariel Winter, American actress (Modern Family) and singer, born in Los Angeles, California