Famous Birthdays on July 4

  • 1330 Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (2nd shōgun of the Ashikaga shogunate) (d. 1367)
  • 1546 Murad III, Ottoman Sultan (1574-95), born in Manisa, Ottoman Empire (d. 1595)
  • 1610 Cornelis Evertsen the Elder, Dutch-Swiss vice-admiral, born in Flushing, Netherlands (d. 1666)
  • 1610 Paul Scarron, French writer (Virgile Travesti), born in Paris (d. 1660)
  • 1669 Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, born in Antwerp (d. 1759)
  • 1694 Louis-Claude Daquin [d'Acquin], French organist and composer (La Rose), born in Paris (d. 1772)
  • 1715 Christian Fürchtegott Gellert, German poet and novelist (Fables & Tales), born in Hainchen, Germany (d. 1769)
  • 1753 Jean-Pierre Blanchard, French ballonist (1st balloon flights in England and U.S.), born in Les Andelys, France (d. 1809)
  • 1756 William Rush, American sculptor (Spirit of the Schuylkill), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1833)
  • 1762 Marco Santucci, Italian composer, born in Camaiore, Tuscany, Italy (d. 1843)
  • 1769 Louis-Luc Loiseau de Persuis, French composer, born in Metz, France (d. 1819)
  • 1790 George Everest, Welsh surveyor and namesake of Mt. Everest, born in Gwernvale, Brecknockshire, Wales (d. 1866)
  • 1793 Franz Pecháček, Austrian-German composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1840)
  • 1799 Oscar I, King of Sweden and Norway (1844-59), born in Paris (d. 1859)
  • 1804 Désiré de Haerne, Belgian Catholic priest and Congressional leader, born in Ypres, Belgium (d. 1890)

Nathaniel HawthorneNathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)

American author (House of 7 Gables, The Scarlet Letter), born in Salem, Massachusetts

Giuseppe GaribaldiGiuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882)

Italian general and nationalist (Risorgimento) who helped unify Italy, born in Nice, First French Empire

  • 1816 Hiram Walker, American entrepreneur and founder of the Hiram Walker and Sons Ltd. distillery, born in East Douglas, Massachusetts (d. 1899)
  • 1819 Reuben Fenton, American merchant and politician (22nd Governor of New York), born in Carroll, New York (d. 1885)
  • 1826 Green Clay Smith, American politician and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Richmond, Kentucky (d. 1895)

Stephen FosterStephen Foster (1826-1864)

American composer (Oh! Susanna; Swanee River; Beautiful Dreamer), born in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania

  • 1828 J. Johnston Pettigrew, American lawyer and Confederate General in the American Civil War, born in Tyrrell County, North Carolina (d. 1863)
  • 1828 Wilhelm Ahlwardt, German orientalist, born in Greifswald, Germany (d. 1909)
  • 1829 Hermann Kotzschmar, German-American composer, born in Finsterwalde, Germany (d. 1909)
  • 1840 James McGranahan, American composer, born in Adamsville, Pennsylvania (d. 1907)
  • 1841 Edward Gailliard, Flemish linguist and archaeologist, born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 1922)
  • 1842 Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austrian sociologist and general, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1904)
  • 1842 Gyula Erkel, Hungarian composer, son of Ferenc Erkel, born in Pest (d. 1909)
  • 1845 Thomas John Barnardo, British social worker, born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1905)

James Anthony BaileyJames Anthony Bailey (1847-1906)

American circus ringmaster and showman (Barnum & Bailey), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • 1850 Ole Olsen, Norwegian composer, organist, and military bandleader, born in Hammerfest, Finnmark, Norway (d. 1927)
  • 1854 Heinrich Zöllner, German composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1941)
  • 1854 Victor Babeş, Romanian physician and bacteriologist, born in Vienna, Austrian Empire (d. 1926)
  • 1859 Mickey Welch, American Baseball HOF pitcher (third to 300 career wins; Troy Trojans, New York Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1941)
  • 1867 Stephen Mather, American industrialist and conservationist (organized US National Park Service), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1930)
  • 1868 Henrietta Swan Leavitt, American astronomer (period-luminosity relation), born in Lancaster, Massachusetts (d. 1921)
  • 1870 Pieter van der Lijn, Dutch geologist (Dutch boulders), born in Graft, Netherlands (d. 1964)

Calvin CoolidgeCalvin Coolidge (1872-1933)

30th US President (Republican: 1923-29), born in Plymouth Notch, Vermont

  • 1875 Giovanni & Giacomo Tocci, Italian Siamese twins, born in Locana (probable date),
  • 1876 William Farnum, American actor (Spoilers, Man who Fights Alone), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1953)
  • 1880 George Mullin, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers; no-hitter 1912), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1944)
  • 1880 Pat Rooney, American vaudevillian and actor (Night Club), born in NYC, New York (d. 1962)
  • 1881 Ulysses S. Grant III, American soldier and planner, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1968)
  • 1883 Maximilian Steinberg, Russian composer, born in Vilnius, Russian Empire (d. 1946)

Rube GoldbergRube Goldberg (1883-1970)

American cartoonist who made the easy outrageously difficult (Pulitzer Prize 1948), born in San Francisco, California

  • 1884 Alexander Byvanck, Dutch art historian and archaeologist, born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1970)
  • 1885 Lucy Diggs Slowe, American educator (Dean of Women, Howard University, 1922-37), tennis champion (American Tennis Association, 1917), and sorority co-founder (Alpha Kappa Alpha, 1908), born in Berryville, Virginia (d. 1937)
  • 1886 Heinrich Kaminski, German composer, born in Tiengen, Schwarzwald, Germany (d. 1946)
  • 1888 Henry Armetta, Italian-American actor (The Black Cat, Bell for Adano, Big Store), born in Palermo, Sicily, Italy (d. 1945)
  • 1894 Henry "Doc" Carlson, American Basketball Hall of Fame collegiate coach (University of Pittsburgh, 1922-53: 367–248 [.597]), originated figure 8 play, born in Murray City, Ohio (d. 1964)
  • 1895 Irving Caesar, American lyricist and theater composer (Tea for Two; Just A Gigilo; Sometimes I'm Happy; Animal Crackers In My Soup), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996) [1]
  • 1895 Massimo Campigli, Italian painter and illustrator, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1971)
  • 1895 Waldemar Marx, cricketer (S Af, 240 on FC debut (then world record))
  • 1896 Adolph Hallis, South African concert pianist, classical and film score composer, and teacher, born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (d. 1987)
  • 1896 Mao Dun [Shen Dehong], Chinese writer (Midnight), born in Tongxiang, China (d. 1981)

Gertrude LawrenceGertrude Lawrence (1898-1952)

English actress (Mimi, Rembrandt) and musical performer, born in London

  • 1898 Gulzarilal Nanda, Indian politician and economist, temporary Prime Minister of India (1964, 1966), born in Sialkot, British India (d. 1998)
  • 1898 Johnny Lee, American actor (Song of the South, The Amos 'n' Andy Show), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1965)
  • 1898 Pilar Barbosa, Puerto Rican historian and political activist, born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico (d. 1997)

George MurphyGeorge Murphy (1902-1992)

American politician (US Senator, California), actor and dancer (MGM Parade), born in New Haven, Connecticut

Meyer LanskyMeyer Lansky (1902-1983)

Polish-born American mobster known as the "Mob's Accountant", born in Grodno, Russian Empire

  • 1902 Vince Barnett, American actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1977)
  • 1903 Flor Peeters, Flemish organist and composer (Lied Symphony), born in Tielen, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1986)
  • 1903 Rudolf Breslauer, German Jewish photographer (documented Westerbork transit camp), born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1945)
  • 1904 Angela Baddeley, English actress (Ghost Train, Tom Jones), born in London, England (d. 1976)
  • 1904 Artur Malawski, Polish composer, born in Przemyśl, Poland (d. 1957)
  • 1904 Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish-American yiddish writer (Yentl, Nobel Prize for Literature 1978), born in Leoncin, Russian Empire (d. 1991)
  • 1904 Seger Ellis, American jazz pianist, pop vocalist, songwriter, and bandleader, born in Houston, Texas (d. 1995) [1]
  • 1905 Dante Fiorillo, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1970)
  • 1905 Irving Johnson, American sail training pioneer and adventurer, born in Hadley, Massachusetts (d. 1991)
  • 1905 Lionel Trilling, American literary critic and author (1969 Poses Award, The Liberal Imagination), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • 1906 Vincent Joseph Schaefer, American chemist and meteorologist (cloud seeding), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1907 Elliott Sullivan, American actor (The Persuaders!, Fury Below, Sergeant), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1974)
  • 1907 Gordon Griffith, American actor (first actor to portray Tarzan on film) and director, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1958)
  • 1907 Howard Taubman, American music and theater critic, born in Manhattan (d. 1996)
  • 1908 Aurelio Peccei, Italian industrialist and chairman (Club of Rome), born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1984)
  • 1909 Alec Templeton, Welsh pianist and composer (Concertino Lirico), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1963)
  • 1909 Lynette Roberts, British poet, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1995)
  • 1909 Madeleine Barot, French activist and theologian, born in Châteauroux, France (d. 1995)
  • 1910 (William Thomas) "Champion Jack" Dupree, American boxer, blues and boogie-woogie pianist, singer-songwriter (Walkin' The Blues), and WWII P.O.W., born in Irish Channel, New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1992)
  • 1910 Francis D. Foley, US Rear Admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal), born in Dorchester, Massachusetts (d. 1999)

Gloria StuartGloria Stuart (1910-2010)

American actress (Titanic) and founder of the Screen Actors Guild, born in Santa Monica, California

  • 1911 Mitch Miller, American oboist and recording producer (Sing Along with Mitch), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1912 Virginia Graham, American TV personality (Girl Talk, Where Was I), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1998)
  • 1912 Viviane Romance [Pauline Ronacher Ortmanns], French actress (Panic, Queen's Necklace), born in Roubaix, Nord, France (d. 1991)
  • 1914 Nuccio Bertone, Italian automobile designer, born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1997)
  • 1915 Christine Lavant, Austrian poet and writer (Das Kind), born in Lavant Valley, Carinthia, Austria (d. 1973)
  • 1915 Timmie Rogers, American comedian (The Jackie Gleason Show), actor and singer-songwriter ("Back to School Again"; "I Love Ya, I Love Ya, I Love Ya"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2006)
  • 1916 Fernand Leduc, Canadian abstract expressionist painter (Les Automatistes), and teacher, born in Viauville, Montreal, Quebec (d. 2014)
  • 1916 Tokyo Rose [Iva Toguri D'Aquino], American-born Japanese propagandist (WWII), born in Los Angeles (d. 2006)
  • 1917 Manolete [Manuel Laureano Rodríguez Sánchez], Spanish bullfighter, born in Córdoba, Andalucia, Spain (d. 1947)
  • 1918 Abigail Van Buren [Pauline Phillips], American columnist and radio show host known for "Dear Abby" advice column, twin sister of fellow advice columnist Ann Landers (Eppie Lederer), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 2013)

Alec BedserAlec Bedser (1918-2010)

English cricket medium-pace bowler (51 Tests, 236 wickets, BB 7/44; Surrey CCC), born in Reading, England

  • 1918 Ann Landers [Eppie Lederer], American advice columnist "Ask Ann Landers," twin sister of fellow advice columnist "Dear Abby" (Abigail Van Buren), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 2002)
  • 1918 Buster Davis, American choral director (Garry Moore Show), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • 1918 Johnnie Parsons, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500, 1950; AAA/USAC Championship, 1949), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1984)
  • 1918 Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, King of Tonga (1965-2006), born in Royal Palace, Nuku'alofa, Tonga (d. 2006)
  • 1920 Leona Helmsley, American real estate billionaire convicted of federal income tax evasion, born in Marbletown, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1920 Norm Drucker, American basketball referee (NBA Supervisor of Officials 1977–81; ABA Supervisor of the Officials 1969–73), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1921 Gérard Debreu, French-American economist (Nobel Prize, 1983), born in Calais, France (d. 2004)
  • 1921 Tibor Varga, Hungarian violinist and orchestra leader (Ripley's Game), born in Győr, Hungary (d. 2003)
  • 1922 Ghulam Ahmed, Indian cricketer (off-spinner in 22 Tests for India in 1950's), born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India (d. 1998)
  • 1923 Rudolf Friedrich, Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1982-84), born in Winterthur, Switzerland (d. 2013)
  • 1924 Eva Marie Saint, American actress and producer (On the Waterfront, North by Northwest, People Like Us), born in Newark, New Jersey

Alfredo Di StéfanoAlfredo Di Stéfano (1926-2014)

Argentine soccer forward (Spain 31 caps, Argentina 6, Colombia 4; European Cup 1956-60; Real Madrid) and manager (European Cup Winners' Cup: 1980 Valencia), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • 1926 Mary Stuart, American actress (Jo-Search for Tomorrow), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2002)
  • 1927 Luigina "Gina" Lollobrigida, Italian actress (Trapeze; Falcon Crest), photojournalist, and sculptor, born in Subiaco, Italy (d. 2023) [1]

Neil SimonNeil Simon (1927-2018)

American playwright (The Odd Couple, Plaza Suite, Biloxi Blues), born in The Bronx, New York

  • 1927 Reid Miles, American photographer, and album cover art designer (Blue Note Records, 1955-67), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1993)
  • 1928 Cathy Berberian, American mezzo-soprano and composer (Stripsody), born in Attleboro, Massachusetts (d. 1983)
  • 1928 Giampiero Boniperti, Italian soccer striker (38 caps; Juventus 443 games), executive (chairman Juventus) and politician (deputy in European Parliament), born in Barengo, Italy (d. 2021)
  • 1928 Patrick Tilley, British sci-fi author (1st Family, Blood River)
  • 1928 Paul de Wispelaere, Flemish writer and critic, born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 2016)
  • 1928 Sylvius Gerald Marie Rozendal, Premier of Netherlands Antilles, born in Willemstad, Curacao (d. 2003)

Al DavisAl Davis (1929-2011)

American businessman and NFL team owner (Oakland Raiders), born in Brockton, Massachusetts

  • 1929 Chuck Tanner, American baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in New Castle, Pennsylvania (d. 2011)
  • 1930 Frunzik [Mher Mkrtchyan], Armenian actor (Mimino, Kidnapping, Caucasian Style), born in Leninakan, Soviet Armenia (d. 1993)

George SteinbrennerGeorge Steinbrenner (1930-2010)

American businessman and MLB team owner (New York Yankees), born in Rocky River, Ohio

  • 1930 Yury Tyukalov, Soviet rower (Olympic 1952,56 Gold), born in Leningrad, Russia (d. 2018)
  • 1931 Duncan Lamont, Scottish jazz and session trumpet and saxophone player, arranger, andsongwriter ("I Told You So"), born in Greenock, Scotland (d. 2019)
  • 1931 Peter Richardson, British cricketer (England batsman mid-50's), born in Hereford, England (d. 2017)
  • 1931 Rick Casares, American NFL fullback (Chicago Bears), born in Tampa, Florida (d. 2013)
  • 1931 Stephen Boyd [William Millar], Irish actor (Fantastic Voyage, Ben-Hur), born in Glengormley, County Antrim, Northern Ireland (d. 1977)
  • 1932 Aurèle Vandendriessche, Belgian marathon runner, born in Anzegem, Belgium
  • 1933 Rufus "Freight Train" Jones [Carey Lloyd], American professional wrestler, born in Dillon, South Carolina (d. 1993)
  • 1934 Colin Welland, British screenwriter (Chariots of Fire) and actor (Straw Dogs), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)
  • 1935 Paul Scoon, Grenadian politician (2nd Governor-General of Grenada (1978-92)), born in Gouyave, British Windward Islands (d. 2013)
  • 1936 Richard "Dick" Hyde, American trombonist and session musician (Frank Sinatra, Steely Dan, Madonna), born in Lansing, Michigan
  • 1937 Roosevelt Taylor, American NFL safety (Pro Bowl 1963, 68; First Team All-Pro 1963; Chicago Bears, SF 49ers, Washington Redskins), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2020)
  • 1937 Sonja [Haraldsen], Queen consort of Norway (since 1991), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1937 Thomas Nagel, American philosopher and University Professor of Philosophy and Law Emeritus at New York University, born in Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia

Bill WithersBill Withers (1938-2020)

American singer-songwriter and rhythm & blues musician ("Ain't No Sunshine"; "Lean On Me"), born in Slab Fork, West Virginia

  • 1938 Cyril Mitchley, South African cricket wicket-keeper (Transvaal, later Test umpire), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa
  • 1938 Mike Mainieri, American jazz and session vibraphonist (Steps Ahead; Buddy Rich; Dire Straits; Carly Simon), born in The Bronx, NYC
  • 1939 Ed Bernard, American actor (Joe-Police Woman, Jim-White Shadow), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1940 Dave Rowberry, English rock organist, and piano player (The Animals - "House of the Rising Sun"), born in Nottingham, England (d. 2003)
  • 1940 Hank Goldberg, American sports broadcaster (radio colour commentator Miami Dolphins 1978-92; ESPN2, ESPN Radio), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2022)
  • 1940 Karolyn Grimes, American actress (It's a Wonderful Life, The Bishop's Wife), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1941 Brian Willson, American peace activist, born in New York
  • 1941 Sergio Oliva, American body builder (The Myth, IFBB Mr. Olympia, 1967-9), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2012)
  • 1942 Floyd Little, American Pro/College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Syracuse University; 5 x Pro Bowl; First-team All-Pro 1969; Denver Broncos), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2021)
  • 1942 Hal Lanier, American MLB baseball player, 1964-73 (San Francisco Giants, New York Yankees), born in Denton, North Carolina
  • 1942 Michael, English Prince of Kent and paternal first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, born in Coppins, Iver, Buckinghamshire, England
  • 1942 Peter Rowan, American bluegrass singer-songwriter, guitarist, mandolin player, and yodeller (Old and In The Way - "Panama Red"), born in Wayland, Massachusetts
  • 1942 Stefan Meller, Polish diplomat and 9th Minister of Foreign Affairs (2005-06), born in Lyon, France (d. 2008)
  • 1943 Alan Wilson, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Canned Heat - "Going Up The Country"), born in Arlington, Massachusetts (d. 1970)
  • 1943 Conny Bauer, German free-jazz trombonist, born in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
  • 1943 Emerson Boozer, College Hall of Fame and NFL running back (NY Jets 1966-75), born in Augusta, Georgia

Geraldo RiveraGeraldo Rivera (79 years old)

1943 American news personality (20/20, Geraldo), born in NYC, New York

  • 1944 Harvey Brooks [Goldstein], American rock, blues, and folk session bassist (Bob Dylan; The Electric Flag), and record producer (Karen Dalton), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1944 Ray Meagher, Australian actor (Home and Away), born in Roma, Queensland, Australia
  • 1945 Steinar Amundsen, Norwegian sprint canoeist (Olympic gold K-4 1000m 1968; World C'ship gold 1970, 75), born in Bærum, Norway (d. 2022)
  • 1946 Ed O'Ross, American actor (Full Metal Jacket), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1946 Michael Milken, American financier and partner (Intl Capital Access Group), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946 Ron Kovic, American anti-war activist and writer (Born on the Fourth of July), born in Ladysmith, Wisconsin
  • 1947 Bill Schnee, American Grammy and Emmy Award-winning audio engineer (Steely Dan; Bette Midler; Natalie Cole), and music producer (Pablo Cruise; Huey Lewis; Boz Scaggs), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1947 Morganna Roberts, Baseball's kissing bandit, born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1948 Ed Armbrister, Bahamian baseball player (Cincinnati Reds), born in Nassau, Bahamas
  • 1948 Jeremy Spencer, British rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac - "Oh Well"), born in Hartlepool, County Durham, England
  • 1948 René Arnoux, French formula-1 racer (6th place-1980), born in Pontcharra, Isère, France
  • 1948 Tommy Körberg, Swedish pop singer, musician, and stage actor (Chess), born in Norsjö, Sweden
  • 1949 James Stroud, American session drummer, keyboard player, and record producer, born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1949 Tonio K. [Steven Krikorian], American singer (Romeo Unchained; 16 Tons of Monkeys), born in Palm Desert, California
  • 1950 David Jensen, Canadian-British radio DJ, born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1951 John Alexander, Australian tennis player, politician (Australian Open doubles 1975, 82), born in Sydney, NSW
  • 1951 Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, American Democratic politician and Lieutenant Governor of Maryland (1995-2003), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1951 Ralph Johnson, American rock drummer (Earth Wind & Fire - "Shining Star"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952 Álvaro Uribe Vélez, Colombian politician (31st President of Colombia), born in Medellín, Colombia
  • 1952 John Waite, British pop vocalist (The Babys - "Every Time I Think Of You"; Bad English - "When I See You Smile"; solo - "Missing You"), born in Lancaster, England
  • 1954 Chang-dong Lee, South Korean filmmaker and novelist (Secret Sunshine, Poetry), born in Daegu, South Korea
  • 1954 Jim Beattie, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Hampton, Virginia
  • 1955 Aram Gharabekian, Armenian conductor (National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia; Boston SinfoNova, 1983-96), born in Tehran, Iran (d. 2014)
  • 1957 Princess Chulabhorn of Thailand, the youngest daughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit, born in Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall Dusit Palace, Bangkok
  • 1958 Kirk Pengilly, Australian rocker (Inxs - "Kiss the Dirt"), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1959 Bill McCorvey, American country singer (Pirates of Mississippi - "Feed Jake"), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1959 Victoria Abril [Rojas], Spanish actress (Libertarias), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1960 Sid Eudy, American professional wrestler, born in West Memphis, Arkansas
  • 1961 Connie Paraskevin-Young, American sprint cyclist (Olymp-br-88, 92, 96), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1961 MM Keeravani, Indian composer, producer and singer (Naatu Naatu), born in Kovvur, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • 1961 Richard Allen Garriott, English-American computer game designer (Origin), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1962 Neil Morrissey, English actor (Men Behaving Badly), born in Stafford, England
  • 1962 Pam Shriver, American tennis star (1991 US Open doubles/Olympic gold 1988), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1962 Roland Ratzenberger, Austrian race car driver, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1994)

Henri LeconteHenri Leconte (59 years old)

1963 French tennis player (French open finalist 1988), born in Lillers, France

  • 1963 José Oquendo, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
  • 1964 Cle Kooiman, American soccer player, born in Ontario, California
  • 1964 Mark Allen Slaughter, American guitarist (Slaughter-Stick it Live), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1964 Mark Whiting, American filmmaker and actor, born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1965 Harvey Grant, American NBA forward (Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Wizards), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1965 Jo Whiley, English radio DJ, born in Northampton, United Kingdom
  • 1965 John Frawley, Australian tennis player, born in Redcliffe, Australia
  • 1966 Adrian Caldwell, American NBA forward/center (Indiana Pacers), born in Falls County, Texas
  • 1966 Lee Reherman, American actor, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2016)
  • 1967 Andy Walker, Canadian television personality, born in Norwich, United Kingdom
  • 1967 Vinny Castilla, Mexican baseball infielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 1968 Derek Kevin Loville, American NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1968 Jack Frost [John Dempsey], American heavy metal guitarist (Seven Witches), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1968 Mark Lenzi, American 3m spring diver (Olympic gold 1992), born in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama (d. 2012)
  • 1970 Andrei Cherkasov, Russian tennis player, born in Ufa, Russia
  • 1970 Doddie Weir, Scottish rugby union lock (61 Tests; Newcastle Falcons RFC, Border Reivers RFC), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 2022)