Famous Birthdays on July 8

  • 1528 Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy (1553-1580, regained lands of Savoy), , born in Chambéry, France (d. 1580)
  • 1545 Don Carlos, Prince of Asturias, son of Spanish King Philip II, born in Valladolid, Spain (d. 1568)
  • 1574 Giovanni Battista Stefanini, Italian composer (d. 1630)
  • 1593 Artemisia Gentileschi, Italian baroque painter, born in Rome (d. 1653)
  • 1621 Jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables), born in Château-Thierry, Aisne, France (d. 1695)
  • 1637 Johann Georg Ebeling, German composer, born in Lüneburg (d. 1676)
  • 1638 Matteo Coferati, Italian composer, born in Florence (d. 1703)
  • 1757 Richard Wainwright, English composer and church organist (d. 1825)
  • 1760 Christian Kramp, French mathematician (d. 1826)
  • 1766 Dominique Jean Larrey, French surgeon (d. 1842)
  • 1781 Tom Cribb, English bare knuckle boxer (C'ship of England 1808-22), born in Hanaham, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1848)
  • 1792 Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, queen of Bavaria (d. 1854)
  • 1808 Mindon, King of Burma (1853-1878) penultimate ruler of the Konbaung dynasty and founder of Mandalay, born in Burma (d. 1878)
  • 1809 Ljudwit Gaj, Croatian writer and poet of the Illyrian movement (Pjesma iz Zagorja), born in Krapina, Kingdom of Croatia (d. 1872)
  • 1819 Alexander Hays, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Franklin, Pennsylvania (d. 1864)
  • 1819 Francis Leopold McClintock, British naval officer and explorer (d. 1907)
  • 1819 Vatroslav Lisinski [Ignatius Fuchs], Croatian composer (Love and Malice), born in Zagreb, Kingdom of Croatia, Austrian Empire (d. 1854)
  • 1821 Jozef Lies, Flemish painter, born in Antwerp (d. 1865)
  • 1821 William Harvey Lamb Wallace, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Urbana, Ohio (d. 1862)
  • 1824 Waldimir "Kriz" Krzyzanowski, Polish-American engineer, politician, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland (d. 1887)
  • 1826 Benjamin Henry Grierson, American Major General (Union Army), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1911)
  • 1826 Robert Kingston Scott, American governor of South Carolina (1868-1872) and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (d. 1900)
  • 1829 Pierre Alexis de Ponson du Terrail, French serial writer (Rocambole), born in Montmaur, France (d. 1871)
  • 1830 Frederick William Seward, United States Assistant Secretary of State (d. 1915)
  • 1830 Grand Duchess Alexandra Iosifovna of Altenburg (d. 1911)

John Pemberton (1831-1888)

American pharmacist (inventor of Coca-Cola), born in Knoxville, Georgia

  • 1836 Joseph Chamberlain, British statesman (Secretary of State for the Colonies), born in Camberwell, England (d. 1914)

Ferdinand von Zeppelin (1838-1917)

German general and inventor (rigid dirigibles) who founded the Zeppelin airship company, born in Konstanz, Grand Duchy of Baden, Germany

John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937)

American industrialist and founder of Standard Oil, born in Richford, New York

  • 1844 Mary Johnson Lincoln, American cooking teacher and author (Boston Cooking School), born in n South Attleboro, Massachusetts (d. 1921)
  • 1851 Arthur Evans, English archaeologist (discovered the Minoan palace of Knossos in Crete), born in Nash Mills, England (d. 1941)
  • 1857 Alfred Binet, French child psychologist who invented the first practical IQ test (Binet–Simon test), born in Nice, France (d. 1911)
  • 1857 Rudolf Dellinger, German Bohemian composer, born in Graslitz, (d. 1910)
  • 1859 Hank O'Day, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher/umpire/manager (umpire 10 World Series), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1935)
  • 1867 Kathe Kollwitz, German print maker and sculptor (Bauernkrieg), born in Königsberg, Prussia (d. 1945)
  • 1869 William Vaughan Moody, American poet (Death of Eve, Faith Healer), born in Spencer, Indiana (d. 1910)
  • 1870 Marie van Zeggelen, Dutch author (Koloniaaltje, children's books on Indonesia), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1957)
  • 1871 Clement Harris, English composer, born in London (d. 1897)
  • 1871 Kornelis ter Laan, 1st Dutch socialist mayor (Zaandam), born in Slochteren, Netherlands (d. 1963)
  • 1877 Elin Pelin [Dimitar Ivanov Stoyanov], Bulgarian writer (The Gerak Family; Earth), of Bailovo, Ottoman Empire (d. 1949)
  • 1878 Jimmy Quinn, Scottish soccer striker (11 caps; Celtic 272 games, 188 goals), born in Croy, Scotland (d. 1945)
  • 1882 John Anderson, 1st Viscount Waverley, British civil servant, politician and Chancellor of the Exchequer (1943-45), born in Midlothian, Scotland (d. 1958)
  • 1882 Percy Grainger, Australian-American concert pianist and composer (Hill Songs; Country Garden), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (d. 1961)
  • 1885 Emil Bloch, German Marxist philosopher, born in Ludwigshafen, Germany (d. 1977)
  • 1885 Hugo Boss, German fashion designer (Hugo Boss), born in Metzingen, Kingdom of Württemberg (d. 1948)
  • 1889 Eugene Pallette, American actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Mark of Zorro), born in Winfield, Kansas (d. 1954)
  • 1890 Walter Hasenvlever, German writer, born in Aachen (d. 1940)
  • 1891 Elisabeth Zernike, Dutch writer (Poor Part, Bruidstijd), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • 1891 Josef Hora, Czech writer and poet (Working Day), born in Dobříň, Bohemia (d. 1945)
  • 1892 Pavel Korin, Russian painter (d. 1967)
  • 1892 Richard Aldington, English writer and editor (The Egotist), born in Portsmouth, England (d. 1962)
  • 1893 Fritz Perls, German-American psychiatrist and psychotherapist (father of Gestalt therapy), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1970)
  • 1895 Anton van de Velde, Flemish writer and director (God & the Worms) (d. 1983)
  • 1896 Alfredo Carmelo, Filipino aviator, lithographer, and painter, born in Manila, Philippines (d. 1985)
  • 1898 Alec Waugh, English novelist (Island in the Sun); brother of Evelyn, born in London, England (d. 1981)
  • 1898 Melville Ruick, American actor (Sun Valley Serenade, City Hospital), born in Boise, Idaho (d. 1972)
  • 1899 David E. Lilienthal, American attorney and government administrator (Tennessee Valley Authority, 1933-46; Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-50), born in Morton, Illinois (d. 1981)
  • 1900 George Antheil, American pianist, avant garde composer (Airplane Sonata; Ballet Mécanique), and inventor, born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 1959)
  • 1901 Donald Harden, Anglo-Irish archaeologist (d. 1994)
  • 1901 Ludwig Stiel, German pianist, composer, and conductor, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1988)
  • 1904 Bill Challis, American jazz arranger and pianist, born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (d. 1994)
  • 1904 Henri Cartan, French mathematician, born in Nancy (d. 2008)
  • 1905 Leonid Amalrik, Russian animator (d. 1997)
  • 1906 Philip Johnson, American architect (International and Postmodern Style: 1st Pritzker Prize - 1979), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2005)
  • 1907 George W. Romney, American politician (Gov-R-Michigan, US Secretary of HUD 1969-73), born in Colonia Dublán, Mexico (d. 1995)
  • 1907 Kishio Hirao, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1953)

Louis Jordan (1908-1975)

American musician, songwriter and bandleader ("Caldonia"; "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie"; "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens"), born in Brinkley, Arkansas

Nelson Rockefeller (1908-1979)

American politician (Vice President: 1974-1977; Governor of New York (R), 1959-73), born in Bar Harbor, Maine

  • 1909 Petar Šegedin, Croatian novelist (Holy Devil), born in Žrnovo, island of Korčula (d. 1998)
  • 1910 Govan Mbeki, South African leader (Head of the ANC, imprisoned with Mandela, father of Thabo Mbeki), born in Nqamakwe district, Transkei (d. 2001)
  • 1911 Gertrude Niesen, American actress, comedian, and songwriter (Start Cheering, Rookies on Parade), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • 1911 Ken Farnes, English cricket fast bowler (15 Tests, 60 wickets, BB 6/96; Essex CCC, Cambridge University CC), born in Leytonstone, England (d. 1941)
  • 1913 Caitlin Thomas (née Macnamara), British author (Leftover Life to Kill) and the wife of the poet and writer Dylan Thomas, born in Hammersmith, London, England (d. 1994)

Walter Kerr (1913-1996)

American actor, writer (Goldilocks) and Broadway theatre critic, born in Evanston, Illinois

  • 1914 Billy Eckstine, American jazz singer ("Tenderly"; "A Fool In Love"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1993)
  • 1914 Jyoti Basu, Indian Communist politician, bornin Calcutta, British India (d. 2010)
  • 1917 Faye Emerson, American actress (I've Got a Secret), born in Elizabeth, Louisiana (d. 1983)
  • 1917 Glenn Langan, American actor (Amazing Colossal Man, Margie, Jungle Heat, Rapture), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1991)
  • 1917 Pamela Brown, British actress (Cleopatra, I Know Where I'm Going!, Beckett), born in London, England (d. 1975)
  • 1918 Craig Stevens [Gail Shikles Jr.], American actor (Craig-Dallas, Peter Gunn), born in Liberty, Missouri (d. 2000)
  • 1919 Walter Scheel, German politician, West German Foreign Minister and President, born in Solingen (d. 2016)
  • 1920 Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, Danish toy manufacturer (Lego Group), born in Billund, Denmark (d. 1995)
  • 1923 Harrison Dillard, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m, 4×100m relay 1948; 110m hurdles, 4×100m relay 1952), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2019)
  • 1924 Johnnie Johnson, American blues, jazz, and rock piano player (Chuck Berry's band), born in Fairmount, West Virginia (d. 2005)
  • 1926 Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, Swiss-American author and psychiatrist (On Death and Dying), born in Zürich, Switzerland (d. 2004)
  • 1926 John Dingell, American politician (D-Michigan, 1955-2015), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 2019)
  • 1927 Maurice Hayes, Irish politician (European Person of the Year 2003), born in Killough, Northern Ireland (d. 2017)
  • 1928 Carol Henry, American choreographer (Garry Moore Show), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1928 Jane Tehira, New Zealand sportsperson (triple international: basketball, softball, hockey), born in Kaikohe, New Zealand (d. 2023)
  • 1928 Norma Donaldson, American stage and screen singer and actress (Across 110th Street; Poetic Justice; The Young And The Restless), born in Harlem, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1929 Shirley Ann Grau, American author (Keepers of the House), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2020)
  • 1930 Earl Van Dyke, American jazz and session piano, Hammond B-3, and harpsichord player (Motown Records' Funk Brothers, 1964-72), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1992)
  • 1931 Jerry Vale [Gennaro Vitaliano], American pop singer ("Arriverderci Roma"; "Have You Looked Into Your Heart"), born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 2014)
  • 1931 Louis Ballard [Honganózhe], Native American composer and educator (The Four Moons), born near Quapaw, Oklahoma (d. 2007) [1]

Roone Arledge (1931-2002)

American sports broadcasting executive (President ABC Sports - Monday Night Football; ABC News), born in NYC, New York [1] [2]

  • 1933 Antonio Lamer, French Canadian lawyer (Chief Justice of Canada 1990-2000), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2007)
  • 1933 Maria Helena Rosas Fernandes, Brazilian composer, pianist, musicologist, conductor and music educator, born in Brasópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • 1934 Ed Lumley, Canadian corporate executive and former politician, born in Windsor, Ontario
  • 1934 Marty Feldman, English comedian (Young Frankenstein), born in London, England (d. 1982)
  • 1935 John David Crow, American College Football Hall of Fame back and tight end (Heisman Trophy 1957, Texas A & M; Pro Bowl 1959, 60, 62, 65; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Marion, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • 1935 Steve Lawrence [Sidney Leibowitz], American singer ("Go Away Little Girl"), and actor (The Lonely Guy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935 Vitali Sevastiyanov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 9, 18), born in Krasnouralsk, Soviet Union (d. 2010)
  • 1936 Ralph Strait, American character actor (Search for Tomorrow, 1985-86; Halloween III), born in Bradley Beach, New Jersey (d. 1992)
  • 1936 Rudolf W. de Korte, Dutch businessman (Unilever) and politician (House of Representatives (VVD), 1977-86 & 1989-96), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 2020)
  • 1936 Tony Warren [Anthony McVay Simpson], English actor and tv screenwriter (Coronation Street), born in Pendlebury, Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • 1937 Barbara Loden, American actress (Ernie Kovac's Show), born in Asheville, North Carolina (d. 1980)
  • 1938 Alan Aldridge, British artist, graphic designer and illustrator whose artwork was used in record covers for The Beatles and The Who, born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • 1938 Julia Carson, American politician (Rep Indiana (D) 1997-2007), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2007) [1]
  • 1940 Joe B. Mauldin, American rock double-bass player (The Crickets), songwriter, and recording engineer (Gold Start Studios), born In Lubbock, Texas (d. 2015)
  • 1940 Marcia Rodd, American actress (Little Murders, T R Baskins), born in Lyons, Kansas
  • 1940 Waka Nathan, New Zealand rugby union flanker (14 Tests; Auckland RU), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2021)
  • 1941 Dario Gradi, English soccer manager (Sutton United, Wimbledon, Crystal Palace, Crewe Alexandra), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1942 Janice Pennington, American Playboy playmate (May 1971) and model (The Price is Right), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1942 Phil Gramm, American economist and politician (US Representative for Texas, 1979-85; US Senator from Texas, 1985-2002), born in Fort Benning, Georgia
  • 1943 Faye Wattleton, American sociologist (Planned Parenthood), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1944 Jaimoe "Johnny" Johanson, American rock drummer (The Allman Brothers Band), born in Ocean Springs, Mississippi
  • 1944 Jeffrey Tambor, American character actor (Larry Sanders - "Hank"; Arrested Decelopment), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1944 Jonelle Allen, American stage and screen actress (The Two Gentlemen of Verona; Palmerstown, USA - "Bessie"; Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman - "Grace"), and singer, born in New York City
  • 1944 Michael Dunford, British guitarist and songwriter (The Nashville Teens, 1960-63; Renaissance - "Scheherazade"), born inn Surrey, England (d. 2012)
  • 1945 Micheline Calmy-Rey, Swiss politician (President of Switzerland 2007 and 2011; Head of Department of Foreign Affairs, 2003-11), born in Sion, Switzerland
  • 1945 Ricky Wolff, South African keyboardist, sax player and singer (The Flower Pot Men; White Plains - "My Baby Loves Lovin'"), born in Pretoria, South Africa
  • 1946 Cynthia Gregory, American ballerina (NY Ballet Company), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946 Pentti "Whitey" Glan, Finnish-Canadian touring and session drummer (Lou Reed; Alice Cooper - "Welcome To My Nightmare"), born in Finland (d. 2017)
  • 1947 Jenny Diski, English writer (Stranger on a Train), born in London (d. 2016)
  • 1947 Luis Fernando Figari, Peruvian founder of Sodalitium Christianae Vitae
  • 1948 Kim Darby, American actress (True Grit, Enola Gay, Rich Man Poor Man), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1948 Raffi [Cavoukian], Armenian-Canadian children's singer and lyricist ("Baby Beluga"), born in Cairo, Egypt
  • 1949 Colin Walker, British cellist (Electric Light Orchestra, 1972-73; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House), born in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, England
  • 1949 Frank Delima, American comedian, born in Hawaii
  • 1949 Wolfgang Puck, Austrian-born celebrity chef, born in Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria
  • 1950 Sarah Kennedy, British TV and radio broadcaster (The Dawn Patrol, 1993-2010), born in Sussex, England

Anjelica Huston (72 years old)

1951 American actress (Prizzi's Honor; The Addams Family Films), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1951 Greg T. Walker, American rock bassist (Blackfoot), born in Florida [some sources give birthday as Sept. 12]
  • 1951 Ned Sublette, American country-world music fusion composer (Cowboy Rumba), musician, musicologist, and author, born in Lubbock, Texas
  • 1952 Anna Quindlen, American columnist (1992 Pulitzer Prize), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1952 Jack Lambert, American Pro Football HOF linebacker (Super Bowl IX, X, XIII, XIV; NFL Defensive Player of the Year 1976; 6 × First-team All-Pro; 9 x Pro Bowl; Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Mantua, Ohio
  • 1952 Marianne Williamson, American writer (Return to Love), spiritual leader, human rights and peace activist, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1952 Ulrich Wehling, German cross country skier (Olympic gold - Nordic combined 1972, 1976, 1980; World C'ship gold 1974), born in Halle an der Saale, Germany
  • 1953 Jonathan Segal, American actor (Jonathan-Paper Chase), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953 Zhou Long, Chinese-American composer (Madame White Snake - Pulitzer Prize for Music 2011), born in Beijing, China [1]
  • 1955 Mihaela Mitrache, Romanian actress, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2008)
  • 1956 Millard Hampton, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x100m relay 1976), born in Fresno, California
  • 1956 Russell Christian, British rock keyboardist, and vocalist (The Christians - "Harvest For The World"), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1957 Clyde Butts, West Indian cricket spin bowler (7 Tests, 10 wickets; Guyana), born in Perseverance, Guyana
  • 1958 (Tziporah) Tzipi Livni, Israeli lawyer, diplomat, and center-left politician (8 different cabinet positions, 2001-14), born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1958 Andreas Carlgren, Swedish politician (Minster for the Environment, 2006-11), born in Västra Ryd, Sweden
  • 1958 Carlos Cavazo, American guitarist (Quiet Riot - Metal Health), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1958 Fred Young, American singer (Kentucky Headhunters - "Davy Crockett"), born in Glasgow, Kentucky
  • 1958 Kevin Bacon, American actor (Diner; Footloose; She's Having a Baby), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1959 Pauline Quirke, British actress (Birds Of A Feather - "Sharon"), born in Hackney, London, England
  • 1959 Robert Knepper, American actor (Prison Break), born in Fremont, Ohio
  • 1960 Jeff Stork, American volleyball player (Olympic gold 1988, bronze 1992, 96; World C'ship gold 1986; FIVB World Cup gold 1985), born in Longview Washington
  • 1960 Mal Meninga, Australian rugby league centre (46 Tests, 32 games Queensland; St. Helens, Canberra; RL "Immortal") and coach (Australia, 30 games Queensland, Canberra), born in Bundaberg, Australia
  • 1960 Valerie Pettiford, American actress (One Life to Live, Half & Half), born in Queens, New York

Yann LeCun (63 years old)

1960 French computer scientist (convolutional neural network), born in Soisy-sous-Montmorency, France

  • 1961 Andy Fletcher, Britich synthesizer and bass player (Depeche Mode - "Just Can't Get Enough"), born in Nottingham, England (d. 2022)
  • 1961 Graham Jones, British rock guitarist (Haircut 100 - "Love Plus One")

Toby Keith (62 years old)

1961 American country singer ("Should've Been A Cowboy"; "She Never Cried In Front Of Me"), and actor (Broken Bridges), born in Clinton, Oklahoma

  • 1962 Joan Osborne, American singer-songwriter ("One Of Us"), born in Anchorage, Kentucky
  • 1962 Rob Burnett, American television head writer (David Letterman), born in North Caldwell, New Jersey
  • 1963 Bob Ctvrtlik, American volleyball outsider (Olympic gold 1988, bronze 1992, 96), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1964 Alexei Gusarov, Russian ice hockey defenseman (Stanley Cup 1996 Colorado Avalanche; Olympic gold 1988; IIHF World C'ship gold 1989), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1964 Maryalice Demler, American TV journalist and anchor, Miss New York (1991), born in North Tonawanda, New York
  • 1965 Corey Parker, American actor (How I Got into College, Roger-Eddie Dodd), born in NYC, New York
  • 1965 Einārs Gņedojs, Latvian soccer defender (18 caps; FK Zvejnieks Liepāja, FC Skonto Rīga), born in Liepāja, Latvia (d. 2022)
  • 1967 Jordan Chan, Hong Kong actor and singer
  • 1968 Akio Suyama, Japanese seiyu, born in Tokonaka, Japan
  • 1968 Billy Crudup, American actor (The Morning Show), born in Manhasset, New York
  • 1968 Michael Weatherly, American actor (NCIS, Bull), born in NYC, New York
  • 1969 Lori Hallier, Canadian actress (Shannon-Santa Barbara), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1969 Sugizo [Yasuhiro Sugihara], Japanese guitarist and singer, born in Hadano, Kanagawa
  • 1970 Beck [Bek David Campbell], American singer-songwriter, musician and record producer ("Loser"; "Where It's At"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970 Lisa Powell, Australian field hockey forward (Olympic gold 1996, 2000; World Cup gold 1994, 98; Champions Trophy gold x 5), born in Sydney, Australia

Todd Martin (53 years old)

1970 American tennis player (Australian Open 1994 & US Open 1999 runner-up; World #4 1999), born in Hinsdale, Illinois

  • 1971 Neil Mavers, British drummer (The La's, 1989–92, 1994–95), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1971 Wendy Benson, American actress (Meredith-As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • 1972 Saurav Ganguly, Indian cricket batsman and captain (113 Tests, 16 x 100, HS 239; Bengal, Lancashire CCC, Glamorgan CCC, Northamptonshire CCC) and executive (President BCCI 2019-22), born in Kolkata, India
  • 1972 Shōsuke Tanihara, Japanese actor (Fudoh: The New Generation), born in Yokohama, Japan
  • 1973 Kathleen Robertson, Canadian actress (Beverly Hills, 90210), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1973 Valerii Zaluzhnyi, Ukrainian general (Commander-in-Chief of Armed Forces of Ukraine during Russian invasion), born in Zviahel, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
  • 1973 Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Indian founder and CEO of mobile payments company Paytm, born in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
  • 1974 Tami Erin, American actress and model (The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking), born in Wheaton, Illinois
  • 1974 Zhanna Friske [Jeanna Kopylova], Russian model, actress, and singer (Blestyashchiye), born in Moscow, USSR (d. 2015)
  • 1975 Elias "E. Vil" Viljanen, Finnish heavy metal guitarist (Sonata Arctica), born in Tampere, Finland
  • 1976 David Kennedy, American guitarist (Angels & Airwaves)
  • 1976 Staci Wilson, American soccer defender (15 caps; Olympic gold 1996; Raleigh Wings, Carolina Courage), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • 1976 Talal El Karkouri, Moroccan soccer defender (53 caps; Servette, PSG, Charlton Athletic, Qatar SC) and manager (Umm Salal SC), born in Casablanca, Morocco
  • 1977 Milo Ventimiglia, American actor (Gilmore Girls, This is Us), born in Anaheim, California
  • 1977 Wang Zhizhi, Chinese basketball center (China's first NBA player; Dallas Mavericks, LA Clippers, Miami Heat; CBA MVP 2000 Bayi Rockets), born in Beijing, China
  • 1980 Robbie Keane, Irish soccer striker (146 caps Republic of Ireland; Tottenham Hotspur 197 games, LA Galaxy 125 games), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1981 Anastasia Myskina, Russian tennis player (2004 French Open; World #2 2004; Federation Cup 2004, 05), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1981 Lance Gross, American actor (The Paynes), born in Oakland California
  • 1982 Joshua Alba, American actor, brother of Jessica Alba, born in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • 1982 Sophia Bush, American actress (One Tree Hill), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1985 Jamie Cook, British guitarist (Arctic Monkeys - "I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor"), born in High Green, Sheffield, England
  • 1986 Kevin Chappell, American golfer (US Open 2011 3rd; Haskins Award 2008), born in Fresno, California
  • 1986 Renata Costa [Kóki], Brazilian soccer defender (30 caps; Botucatu FC, LdB FC Malmö, FK Kubanochka Krasnodar; Olympic silver 2004, 08), born in Assal, Brazil
  • 1987 Vlada Roslyakova, Russian model
  • 1991 Devon Conway, New Zealand cricket batsman (7th batsman to score double century on Test debut; 200 v England 2021; Gauteng, Wellington, Somerset CCC), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1991 Thuso Mbedu, South African actress (Is'Thunzi), born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa