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Famous Birthdays on July 6

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 223

  • 1580 Johann Stobäus, North German composer, born in Graudenz, Poland (d. 1646)
  • 1632 Albert Schop, German composer, born in Hamburg (d. 1667)
  • 1632 Pietro Reggio, Italian composer and musician, born in Genoa (d. 1685)
  • 1638 Gerrit Berckheyde, Dutch painter, born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1698)
  • 1668 Pieter Burman the Elder, Dutch classical scholar, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1741)
  • 1678 Nicola Francesco Haym, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1729)
  • 1686 Antoine de Jussieu, French naturalist, born in Lyon, France (d. 1758)
  • 1702 Franz Anton Maichelbeck, German composer, born in Reichenau, Germany (d. 1750)
  • 1736 Daniel Morgan, American soldier and politician (Battle of Cowpens, Whiskey Rebellion), born in Hunterdon County, New Jersey (d. 1802)
  • 1739 Friedrich Wilhelm Rust, German violinist and composer, born in Wörlitz, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1796)
  • 1747 Coelestin Jungbauer, German composer, born in Grattersdorf, Bavaria (d. 1823)
  • 1747 John Paul Jones, U.S. first well-known naval hero ("I have not yet begun to fight"), born in Arbigland, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland (d. 1792)
  • 1753 John H Midderigh, Rotterdam patriot, baptized
  • 1755 John Flaxman, English sculptor (Westminster Abbey tomb stones)
  • 1766 Alexander Wilson, Scottish-American ornithologist and naturalist, born in Paisley, Scotland (d. 1813)
  • 1773 Wenzel Thomas Matiegka, Czech composer, born in Choceň, Czech Republic (d. 1830)

Person of interestStamford Raffles

1781 Stamford Raffles, British statesman and founder of Singapore, born in off the coast of Port Morant, Jamaica (d. 1826)

British Statesman and Founder of Singapore Stamford Raffles
British Statesman and Founder of Singapore
Stamford Raffles
  • 1782 Luis Brión, Curacao military officer who fought in the Venezuelan War of Independence, born in Plantage Rozentak, Curaçao (d. 1821)
  • 1785 William Jackson Hooker, English botanist and director (Kew Gardens), born in Norwich, England
  • 1789 María Isabella of Spain, Queen of the Two Sicilies (1825-30), born in Royal Palace of Madrid, Spain (d. 1848)
  • 1793 Jacob de Kempenaer, Dutch lawyer and Minister of Internal Affairs (1848-49), born in Amsterdam (d. 1870)
  • 1796 Nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), born in Gatchina Palace, Gatchina, Russian Empire (d. 1855)
  • 1814 Justus McKinstry, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in NYC, New York (d. 1897)
  • 1817 Albert von Kölliker, Swiss anatomist and histologist (one of the first to interpret tissue structure in terms of cellular elements), born in Zürich, Switzerland (d. 1905)
  • 1818 Adolf Anderssen, German world chess champion (1851-66), born in Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1879)
  • 1819 Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke, German physician and physiologist, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1892)
  • 1821 Edward Pettus, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Athens, Alabama (d. 1907)

Person of interestMaximilian I

1832 Maximilian I of Mexico and Archduke of Austria, first and only monarch of the Second Mexican Empire, born in Vienna, Austria

Emperor of Mexico Maximilian I
Emperor of Mexico
Maximilian I
  • 1837 Władysław Żeleński, Polish organist and composer, born in Grodkowice (d. 1921)
  • 1838 Vatroslav Jagić, Croatian scholar of Slavic studies, born in Varaždin, Austrian Empire (d. 1923)
  • 1852 John Albert Delany, Australian composer, born in Ratcliff, London (d. 1907)
  • 1856 Edward Anseele, Belgian socialist politician, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1938)
  • 1859 Verner von Heidenstam, Swedish poet and novelist (Charles Men, Nobel 1916), born in Olshammar, Örebro County, Sweden (d. 1940)
  • 1864 Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer and conductor (Artemis), born in Fortaleza, State of Ceará, Brazil (d. 1920)
  • 1865 Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, Swiss musician, composer, and pedagogue (Dalcroze Eurythmics), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1950)
  • 1868 Petrus A Euwens, Dutch vicar/editor (Amigoe di Curacao)

  • 1868 Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom, fourth child and second daughter of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark, born in Marlborough House, London (d. 1935)

Person of interestHarry Ford Sinclair

1876 Harry Ford Sinclair, founder of Sinclair Oil (Teapot Dome Scandal), born in Benwood, West Virginia

Founder of Sinclair Oil Harry Ford Sinclair
Founder of Sinclair Oil
Harry Ford Sinclair
  • 1877 David Stanley Smith, American composer (Merrymount), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1949)
  • 1877 Niceto Alcalá-Zamora, 1st Prime Minister of the Second Spanish Republic and President of Spain (1931-36), born in Priego de Cordoba, Spain (d. 1949)
  • 1878 Eino Leino, Finnish poet, born in Paltamo, Finland (d. 1926)
  • 1881 Josef Winckler, German dentist and writer (Quadriga, Pumpernickel), born in Bentlage, Rheine (d. 1966)
  • 1883 Ralph Morgan [Wupperman], American actor (Creeper, Imposter, Jack London), born in NYC, New York (d. 1956)
  • 1884 André Dunoyer de Segonzac, French painter and cartoonist, born in Boussy-Saint-Antoine, France (d. 1974)
  • 1884 Harold Vanderbilt, American yachtsman and America's Cup winner (1930, 34, 37), born in Oakdale, New York (d. 1970)
  • 1884 Willem Dudok, Dutch architect (town hall Hilversum/Beehive Rotterdam), born in Amsterdam (d. 1974)
  • 1885 Ernst Busch, German field marshal (WWII), born in Essen, German Empire (d. 1945)
  • 1887 Marc Chagall, Russian-French artist (I & The Village), born in Vitebsk, Russian Empire (d. 1985)
  • 1888 Annette Kellerman, Australian swimmer (Million Dollar Mermaid), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1890 Andy Sandham, English cricketer (Test cricket's 1st triple centurion), born in Streatham, London (d. 1982)
  • 1892 Willy Coppens, Belgian WW I fighter ace, born in Watermael-Boitsfort, Brussels, Belgium (d. 1986)
  • 1893 Wilton St Hill, West Indian cricketer (3 Tests 1928-30), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad (d. 1957)
  • 1896 Thomas W McKnew, president (National Geographic Society)
  • 1897 Richard Krautheimer, art Historian
  • 1898 Hanns Eisler, Austrian composer (East German National Anthem), born in Leipzig, German Empire (d. 1962)
  • 1900 Frederica Sagor Maas, American playwright and screen writer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1903 Axel Theorell, Swedish biochemist (Nobel 1955-discovering the oxidation enzyme and its effects), born in Linköping, Sweden (d. 1982)
  • 1904 Robert Whitney, American conductor (Sospiro do Roma), born in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England (d. 1986)
  • 1904 Erik Wickberg, 9th Salvation Army general, born in Gävle, Sweden (d. 1996)
  • 1906 Elisabeth Lutyens, English composer, born in London (d. 1983)

Person of interestFrida Kahlo

1907 Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter who explored questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender and race in Mexican society, born in Coyoacán, Mexico City (d. 1954)

Painter Frida Kahlo
Painter
Frida Kahlo
  • 1908 Léonce Grass, Flemish singer and conductor, born in Borgerhout, Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1993)
  • 1910 Dorothy Kirsten, American operatic soprano (Time to Sing, Chevy Show), born in Montclair, New Jersey (d. 1992)
  • 1911 Laverne Andrews, American singer (Andrews Sisters), born in Mound, Minnesota (d. 1967)
  • 1912 Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer and author (Seven Years in Tibet), born in Hüttenberg, Austria-Hungary (d. 2006)
  • 1915 Marcel Quinet, Belgian pianist and composer (Vague et Sillon), born in Binche, Belgium (d. 1986)
  • 1916 Unica Zürn, German writer and artist, born in Berlin (d. 1970)
  • 1917 Hugo Cole, composer and music critic, born in London (d. 1995)
  • 1917 Hugo Yarnold, English cricketer (Worcestershire keeper & Test umpire), born in Worchester, England (d. 1974)
  • 1917 Arthur Lydiard, New Zealand running coach, born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2004)
  • 1918 Bert Voeten, Dutch journalist and poet (Crossing), born in Breda, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • 1918 Eugene List, American concert pianist and teacher (Eastman School of Music), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1918 Sebastian Cabot, British actor (Kismet, Family Affair, Time Machine), born in London, England (d. 1977)

Person of interestNancy Reagan

1921 Nancy Reagan [Anne Frances Robbins], US First Lady (1981-89), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)

US First Lady Nancy Reagan
US First Lady
Nancy Reagan

Person of interestDmitri Polyakov

1921 Dmitri Polyakov, Soviet Major General and spy for the CIA, born in Ukraine (d. 1988)

Soviet General and Cold War Spy Dmitri Polyakov
Soviet General and Cold War Spy
Dmitri Polyakov
  • 1922 Francisco Moncion, American dancer, born in La Vega, Dominican Republic (d. 1995)
  • 1922 William Schallert, American actor (Patty Duke Show, Get Smart), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1923 Cathy O'Donnell [Ann Steely], American film noir actress (Miniver Story, Man from Laramie), born in Siluria, Alabama (d. 1970)
  • 1923 Marie McDonald, American singer and actress known as "The Body Beautiful" (Promises Promises), born in Burgin, Kentucky (d. 1965)
  • 1923 Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish general and 1st President of Poland (1989-90), born in Kurów, Poland (d. 2014)
  • 1924 Robert Michael White, American test pilot (X-15), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1924 Louie Bellson, American jazz drummer and orchestra leader (Pearl Bailey Show), born in Rock Falls, Illinois (d. 2009)

Person of interestBill Haley

1925 Bill Haley, American rock vocalist known as the father of Rock 'n' Roll (Rock Around the Clock), born in Highland Park, Michigan (d. 1981)

Father of Rock 'n' Roll Bill Haley
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Bill Haley
  • 1925 Huub Jacobse, Dutch politician and member of Dutch 2nd chamber (Liberal), born in Zeist, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 1925 Merv Griffin, American TV host (Merv Griffin Show), born in San Mateo, California (d. 2007)
  • 1925 Ruth Cracknell, Australian actress (Mother and Son), born in Maitland (d. 2002)
  • 1926 Conrad "Nicky" Hilton Jr., American hotel heir and 1st husband of Elizabeth Taylor, born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1969)
  • 1927 Charles Whittenberg, American composer, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1984)

Person of interestJanet Leigh

1927 Janet Leigh [Jeanetta Morrison], American actress (Psycho), born in Merced, California (d. 2004)

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh
  • 1927 Pat Paulsen, American comedian (Smothers Brothers Show) and presidential candidate, born in South Bend, Washington (d. 1997)
  • 1927 Susan Cabot, American actress (Sorority Girl, Carnival Rock), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1986)

  • 1927 Jan Hein Donner, Dutch chess grand master, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1988)
  • 1927 Nilo Soruco, Bolivian singer and songwriter, born in Tarija, Bolivia (d. 2004)
  • 1927 Alan Leslie "Fluff" Freeman, Australian-born British disc jockey and radio personality (Pick of the Pops), born in New South Wales, Australia (d. 2006)
  • 1929 Gerd Zacher, German composer, born in Meppen (d. 2014)
  • 1930 Françoise Mallet-Joris, Belgian writer (Signs & Wonders), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 2016)
  • 1930 Hans-Jürgen Heise, German writer, born in Bublitz (d. 2013)
  • 1931 Donal Donnelly, Irish actor (The Godfather: Part III, Dead), born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 2010)
  • 1931 Danny White, American singer and bandleader, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1996)
  • 1931 Jean Campeau, French Canadian businessman and politician, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1931 Emily Nasrallah, Lebanese writer and women's rights activist (Birds of September, A Cat’s Diary), born in Kfeir, Lebanon (d. 2018)
  • 1931 László Tábori, Hungarian middle/long distance runner (1,500m world record 1955), born in Košice, Slovakia (d. 2018)
  • 1932 Della Reese [Delloreese Patricia Early], American singer and actress (Della Reese Show, Royal Family), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2017)
  • 1933 Frank Austin, English footballer, born in Stoke-on-Trent, England

Person of interestTenzin Gyatso

1935 14th Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader of Tibet's Lamaistic Buddhists, born in Taktser, Qinghai, China

14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
14th Dalai Lama
Tenzin Gyatso
  • 1936 Dave Allen, Irish comedian (Dave Allen Show), born in Firhouse, Dublin (d. 2005)
  • 1937 Gene Chandler [Eugene Dixon], American rocker (Duke of Earl), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1937 Ned Beatty, American actor (Deliverance, Repossed, Network), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1937 Tony Lewis, Welsh cricketer (England batsman, captain 1972-73), born in Swansea, Wales
  • 1937 Vladimir Ashkenazy, Russian pianist and conductor (Tchaikovsky-1962), born in Gorky, Russia
  • 1937 Bessie Head, Botswana writer (When Rain Clouds Gather, Maru, A Question of Power), born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (d. 1986)
  • 1938 Franco Luambo, Congolese composer, guitarist and bandleader (Masumbuku), born in Sona Bata, Belgian Congo (d. 1989)
  • 1939 Helena Dupont, American equestrian 3-day even (Olympic-33rd place-1964), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1939 Jet Harris [Terence Harris], English rock bassist (Drifters), born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • 1939 Man Mohan Sood, Indian cricketer (scored 0 & 3 in his only Test for India), born in Lahore, Punjab
  • 1939 Mary Peters, English pentathlete (Olympic gold 1972), born in Halewood, Lancashire
  • 1940 Viktor Kuzkin, Soviet ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1964, 68, 72), born in Moscow (d. 2008)
  • 1940 Nursultan Nazarbayev, 1st President of Kazakhstan (1990-2019), born in Chemolgan, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
  • 1940 Jeannie Seely, American country music singer (Don't Touch Me), born in Titusville, Pennsylvania
  • 1944 Byron Berline, American world premier fiddle player, born in Caldwell, Kansas
  • 1944 Gunhild Hoffmeister, East German 800m/1500m runner (Olympic silver 1972), born in Forst, Germany

  • 1944 Donald Ritchie, Scottish ultrarunner who set a world record, running 100 miles in 11:51:11 in 1979, born in Lossiemouth, Moray (d. 2018)
  • 1945 Burt Ward, American actor (Robin-Batman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945 Rik Elswit, American rocker (Dr Hook & Medicine Show-In the Right Place), born in California
  • 1945 Rodney Matthews, English fantasy artist and illustrator, born in Paulton, England
  • 1946 Fred Dryer, American NFLer (NY Giants, LA Rams) and actor (Hunter), born in Hawthorne, California

Person of interestGeorge W. Bush

1946 George W. Bush Jr, 43rd President of the United States (2001-09) and 46th Governor of Texas (1995-2000) (R-TX), born in New Haven, Connecticut

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • 1946 Jamie Wyeth, American artist (An American Vision-Boston), born in Wilmington, Delaware

Person of interestSylvester Stallone

1946 Sylvester Stallone, American actor and director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra), born in NYC, New York

Actor and Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor and Director
Sylvester Stallone
  • 1946 Peter Singer, Australian philosopher (specialises in applied ethics and approaches ethical issues from a secular, utilitarian perspective), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1947 Richard Beckinsale, English actor (Porridge, Doing Time), born in Carlton, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1979)
  • 1947 Lance Clemons, American baseball player (Kansas City Royals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1948 Brad Park, Canadian NHL defenseman (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1948 Nathalie Baye, French actress (Beau Pere, Honeymoon), born in Mainneville, France
  • 1948 Wadih Sa'adeh, Lebanese-Australian poet (Laysa Lil Massa’ Ikhwah), born in Lebanon
  • 1948 Tom Curley, American media executive (President of the Associated Press), born in Easton, Pennsylvania
  • 1949 Shelley Hack, American actress (Tiffany Welles-Charlie's Angel), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1949 Michael Shrieve, American drummer, percussionist, and composer (Santana), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1950 Phyllis Hyman, American jazz singer (Prime of My Life), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1995)
  • 1950 Sultan Rakhmanov, Russian super heavyweight (Olympic gold 1980), born in Turtkul, Karakalpak ASSR
  • 1950 John Byrne, Canadian-American author and artist of superhero comics (X-Men), born in Walsall, Staffordshire, England
  • 1950 Hélène Scherrer, Canadian politician (MP of Louis-Hébert, Quebec, 2000-04), born in Quebec City, Quebec

Person of interestGeoffrey Rush

1951 Geoffrey Rush, Australian actor (Shakespeare in Love, The King's Speech), born in Toowoomba, Queensland

  • 1952 Grant Goodeve, American actor (David-8 is Enough, Dynasty), born in Middlebury, Connecticut
  • 1952 Jesse Harms, American musician and songwriter (The Waboritas), born in Massachusetts
  • 1952 Hilary Mantel, English novelist (Wolf Hall), born in Glossop, Derbyshire
  • 1952 Greg Ladanyi, Hungarian-American record producer and recording engineer, born in Elkhart, Indiana (d. 2009)
  • 1953 Nanci Griffith, American singer and songwriter (Poet in My Window), born in Seguin, Texas
  • 1954 Allyce Beasley, American actress (Agnes Dipesto-Moonlighting), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954 James Kiberd, American actor (Trevor Dillon-Loving, All My Children), born in Providence, Rhode Island

Person of interestWillie Randolph

1954 Willie Randolph, MLB second baseman and manager (NY Mets), born in Holly Hill, South Carolina

MLB Second Baseman and Manager Willie Randolph
MLB Second Baseman and Manager
Willie Randolph

  • 1955 William Wall, Irish writer (This is the Country), born in Cork City, Ireland
  • 1955 Sherif Ismail, Prime Minister of Egypt (2015-present), born in Cairo, Egypt
  • 1956 John Jorgenson, American singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1956 Matt Bahr, American NFL placekicker (NE Patriots, NY Giants), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1956 Casey Sander, American actor (Mike-The Big Bang Theory), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1957 Mario Martinez, US Olympic weightlifter (Olympic-4th-1988), born in Salinas, California
  • 1957 Ron Duguay, Canadian hockey player (NY Rangers, Detroit Red Wings), born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
  • 1958 Jennifer Saunders, English actress (Absolutely Fabulous), born in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England
  • 1958 Mark Benson, English cricketer (played Test England v India 1986, 30 & 21), born in Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, England
  • 1959 John Keeble, English rock drummer (Spandau Ballet-True), born in London, England
  • 1959 Tahir Naqqash, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani pace-bowler in 15 Tests 1982-85), born in Lahore, Punjab
  • 1960 Caroll-Ann Alie, Canadian sailor (Olympics-14-92, 96), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1960 Jozef Pribilinec, Czech speed walker (Olympic gold 1988, world record 10K), born in Kremnica, Slovakia
  • 1960 Lauri Merten, American golfer (US Open 1993), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • 1960 Valerie Brisco-Hooks, American athlete (Olympic gold 200m, 400m, 400m relay 1984), born in Greenwood Mississippi
  • 1961 Benita Fitzgerald-Brown, American 100m hurdler (Olympic gold 1984), born in Warrenton, Virginia
  • 1961 Kimberly Foster, American actress (It Takes Two), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • 1963 Edwin Gorter, Dutch soccer player (Lommel/FC Utrecht), born in Den Haag, Netherlands
  • 1964 Lillie Leatherwood, American 4X400m relayer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • 1965 Glenn Scarpelli, American actor (Alex-One Day At a Time, Fantasy), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1965 Tim Camargo, American jockey, born in Kennewick, Washington
  • 1966 Brian Posehn, American actor (Jim Kuback-Mission Hill), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1967 David Whitmore, American NFL strong safety (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Daingerfield, Texas
  • 1967 Omar Olivares, MLB pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
  • 1967 Heather Nova, Bermudian singer and songwriter (Oyster), born in Bermuda
  • 1968 Alvin Harper, American NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Lake Wales, Florida
  • 1968 Anthony Kershler, Australian cricketer (NSW left-arm spinner 1994-95), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1969 Michael Grant, vocalist (Musical Youth)
  • 1969 Sophia Witherspoon, American WNBA guard (NY Liberty), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • 1969 Brian Van Holt, American actor(Bo Sinclair-House of Wax), born in Waukegan, Illinois

  • 1970 Antonio Harvey, American NBA center/forward (LA Clippers), born in Pascagoula, Mississippi
  • 1970 Inspectah Deck [Jason Hunter], American rapper and producer (Wu-Tang Clan, Czarface), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970 Frank Salvato II, Italian-American sound Engineer and composer, born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1970 Martin Smith, English singer (Delirious?)
  • 1971 Kari Kupcinet, American actress (Julie Sanderson-Young & Restless), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1971 Kenya D. Williamson, American actress and author (Depth of Focus: A Novel), born in Levittown, Pennsylvania
  • 1972 Billy Davis, American NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1972 Isabelle Boulay, French-Canadian singer (Parle-moi), born in Sainte-Félicité, Quebec, Canada
  • 1972 D-Styles, American scratch DJ, born in the Philippines
  • 1972 Greg Norton, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox), born in San Leandro, California
  • 1972 Mark Gasser, British concert pianist, born in Sheffield, Yorkshire
  • 1974 Steve Sullivan, Canadian NHL center (NJ Devils), born in Timmins, Ontario, Canada
  • 1974 Zé Roberto, Brazilian footballer (Palmeiras), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1975 Amir-Abbas Fakhravar, Iranian journalist and activist (Annie Taylor Award), born in Tehran, Iran
  • 1975 Sebastián Rulli, Argentine actor (Rubi), born in Buenos Aires
  • 1975 50 Cent [Curtis James Jackson III], American rapper and businessman, born in Queens, New York
  • 1977 Con Blatsis, Australian footballer, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1977 Makhaya Ntini, South African cricketer, born in Mdingi, Cape Province, South Africa
  • 1977 Craig Handley, British film director (On All Floors), born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales