On This Day

Famous Birthdays on June 24 (Part 2)

  • 1972 Mitch Berger, punter (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1972 Shawn King, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1972 Robbie McEwen, Australian cyclist
  • 1972 Denis Zvegelj, Slovenian rower
  • 1973 Jere Lehtinen, Espoo Fin, NHL right wing (Dallas Stars, Olympic bronze 1998)
  • 1973 Michael Cheever, American NFL corner (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Newnan, Georgia
  • 1973 Alexander Beyer, German actor
  • 1973 Ji Jin Hee, South Korean actor
  • 1973 Karen Stupples, English golfer (Women's British Open 2004), born in Dover, Kent
  • 1974 Adam Treu, guard/tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1975 Carla Gallo, American actress
  • 1975 Marek Malik, Czech ice hockey player
  • 1976 Louisa Leaman, English author
  • 1977 Dimosthenis Dikoudis, Greek basketball player
  • 1977 Cas Jansen, Dutch actor, born in Badhoevedorp, Netherlands
  • 1978 Pantelis Kafes, Greek footballer
  • 1978 Shunsuke Nakamura, Japanese footballer
  • 1978 Ariel Pink [Rosenberg], American hypnagogic pop and chillwave musician and songwriter ("Before Today"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1978 Juan Román Riquelme, Argentine footballer
  • 1978 Erno "Emppu" Vuorinen, Finnish symphonic metal guitarist (Nightwish; Brother Firetribe), born in Kitee, Finland
  • 1978 Luis García, Spanish footballer
  • 1979 Craig Shergold, British internet folklore subject
  • 1979 Petra Němcová, Czechoslovakian-born model, born in Karviná, Czechoslovakia
  • 1979 Mindy Kaling, American actress and TV producer (The Office, The Mindy Project), born in Cambridge Massachusetts
  • 1980 Cicinho, Brazilian footballer
  • 1980 Liane Balaban, Canadian actress
  • 1980 Andrew Jones, Australian racing driver
  • 1980 Minka Kelly, American actress
  • 1982 Brian Fitzgerald, American writer
  • 1982 Kevin Nolan, English footballer
  • 1982 Mark Penney, Canadian film director
  • 1982 Jarret Stoll, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1982 Clint Bajada, Maltese television and radio presenter
  • 1983 John Lloyd Cruz, Filipino Actor
  • 1984 J.J. Redick, American basketball player
  • 1985 Kyle Searles, American actor
  • 1985 Yukina Shirakawa, Japanese gravure idol
  • 1986 Kaitlin Cullum, actress (Libby Kelly-Grace Under Fire), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1986 Stuart Broad, English cricketer
  • 1986 Phil Hughes, American baseball player
  • 1986 Solange Knowles, American Grammy Award-winning R&B singer-songwriter ("Cranes In The Sky"'; "I Decided"), and dancer, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1987 Arturo Lupoli, Italian footballer

Lionel Messi

1987 Lionel Messi, Argentine soccer striker (6 x FIFA Ballon d’Or; 6 x European Golden Shoes; 10 x La Liga titles; 4 x UEFA Champions League; 6 x Copas del Rey; FC Barcelona, PSG), born in Rosario, Argentina

  • 1990 Michael Del Zotto, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1991 Mutaz Essa Barshim, Qatari athlete (Olympic gold high jump 2020; World C'ship gold 2017, 19), born in Doha, Qatar
  • 1993 Primera, an Andean condor, hatched at Cleveland Zoo, the 5th born in captivity (Cleveland, Ohio)
  • 1993 Beanie Feldstein, American actress (Booksmart), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 2001 Mo'ne Davis, American Little League baseball pitcher, 1st girl to pitch a shutout, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania