On This Day

Famous Birthdays on June 8 (Part 2)

  • 1969 J.P. Manoux, American actor, born in Fresno, California
  • 1969 Marcos Siega, American director and producer (The Vampire Diaries), born in New York City
  • 1969 David Sutcliffe, Canadian American actor (Gilmore Girls), born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • 1970 Troy Vincent, American football cornerback (5 x Pro Bowl; First-team All-Pro 2002; Philadelphia Eagles) and executive (VP Football Operations NFL), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1970 Gabrielle Giffords, American politician
  • 1970 "Seu" Jorge [da Silva], Brazilian musical artist, songwriter, singer, and actor (The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou), born in Belford Roxo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1971 Elena Brioukhovets, Odessa Ukraine, tennis star (finalist 1990 Moscow)
  • 1971 Jamie Morgan, Australia, tennis star
  • 1971 Mark Feuerstein, American actor
  • 1972 David Sloan, NFL tight end (Detroit Lions)
  • 1972 P[eter] J[ason] Farley, Hackensack, bass (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)
  • 1972 Christian Mayrleb, Austrian footballer
  • 1973 Bryant Reeves, NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • 1973 Michael Sheldon, NFL offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1973 Lexa Doig, Canadian actress, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1973 Lucija Šerbedžija, Croatian actress
  • 1974 Gabe Northern, defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1975 Bryan McCabe, Canadian NHL defenceman (NY Islanders), born in St Catherines, Ontario
  • 1975 Shilpa Shetty, Indian actress and producer (Phir Milenge), born in Mangalore, India
  • 1976 Lindsay Davenport, American tennis player (3 Grand Slam titles, Olympic gold 1996), born in Palos Verdes, California
  • 1976 Kenji Johjima, Japanese baseball player
  • 1977 Yvette Basting, Belgian professional tennis player, 1992-2002 (1994 Futures-Flensberg-GER), born in Breda, Netherlands

Kanye West

1977 Kanye West, American rapper, songwriter, and record producer, born in Atlanta, Georgia

  • 1977 Frøy Aagre, Norwegian jazz tenor and soprano saxophonist, born in Tønsberg, Norway

Maria Menounos

1978 Maria Menounos, American actress, TV star (Today, Access Hollywood, WWE) and 1996 Miss Massachusetts Teen USA, born in Medford, Massachusetts

  • 1979 Derek Trucks, American guitarist and founder of Grammy Award-winning The Derek Trucks Band (Tedeschi Truck Band), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1979 Pete Orr, Canadian baseball player
  • 1979 Luis Ernesto Michel, Mexican football player
  • 1981 Matteo Meneghello, Italian racing driver
  • 1981 Alex Band, American singer (The Calling - "Wherever You Will Go"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1981 Ai Nonaka, Japanese voice actor
  • 1981 Sara Watkins, American fiddle player
  • 1981 Jess Weixler, American actress
  • 1982 Dickson Etuhu, Nigerian footballer
  • 1982 Irina Lazareanu, Romanian-Canadian model
  • 1982 Katy Morgan-Davies, British politician
  • 1982 Nadia Petrova, Russian tennis player

Kim Clijsters

1983 Kim Clijsters, Belgian tennis player (4-time Grand Slam titles), born in Bilzen, Belgium

  • 1983 Lee Harding, Australian punk-rock singer, born in Frankston, Australia
  • 1983 Mamoru Miyano, Japanese seiyuu
  • 1984 Andrea Casiraghi, son of Princess Caroline of Monaco
  • 1984 Javier Mascherano, Argentine footballer
  • 1985 Alexandre Despatie, French Canadian diver
  • 1986 Patrick Kaleta, American hockey player
  • 1989 Gary Wilson, Scottish Musician