On This Day

Famous Birthdays on March 23 (Part 2)

  • 1963 Ana Quirot, Cuba, 800m runner (Olympics-bronze/silver-92, 96)
  • 1964 John Pinette, American comedian, (d. 2014)
  • 1965 Dante Jones, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos)
  • 1965 Daren Puppa, Kirkland Lake, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • 1965 Richard Grieco, Waterton NY, actor (21 Jump Street, Booker)
  • 1965 Wayne Presley, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1965 Marti Pellow [Mark McLachlan], Scottish pop singer, and musical theater performer (Wet, Wet, Wet - "Love Is All Around"), born in Clydebank, Scotland
  • 1965 Gary Whitehead, American poet
  • 1966 James Saxon, NFL fullback (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1966 Mike Remlinger, MLB pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Middletown, New York
  • 1967 Sandra Reinhardt, Pitts, actress (Another World, Illegal in Blue)
  • 1967 John Strohm, American rock drummer, guitarist, songwriter (The Lemonheads), lawyer, and record executive (Rounder Records), born in Bloomington, Indiana
  • 1968 Atul Wassan, cricketer (Indian pace bowler 1989-90)
  • 1968 Mark Maddox, linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1968 Mike Atherton, cricketer (Lancashire batsman & England captain)
  • 1968 Mitch Cullin, American novelist (A Slight Trick of the Mind), born in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 1968 Fernando Hierro, Spanish footballer
  • 1968 Damon Albarn, English rock singer-songwriter, and musician (Blur - "Girls & Boys"; "Country House"; Gorillaz - "Clint Eastwood"; "Feels Good, Inc."), born in Whitechapel, London
  • 1970 Carl Pickens, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
  • 1971 Alexander Selivanov, NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1971 Chris Lipuma, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1971 Demetrius DuBose, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • 1971 Hiroyoshi Yamamoto, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 1971 Karen McDougal, American Playboy model (Playmate of the Year 1998), alleged affair with Donald Trump, born in Merrillville, Indiana
  • 1971 Yasmeen Ghauri, Canadian model (Valentino Perfume), born in Montreal, Canada
  • 1971 Gail Porter, British television presenter
  • 1971 Abe Laboriel, Jr, American session and touring drummer, and vocalist (Paul McCartney; k.d. lang; Sting), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972 Jonas Bjorkman, Swedish tennis star (Davis Cup 1994), born in Vaxjo Sweden
  • 1972 Joe Calzaghe, Welsh boxer, longest-reigning super-middleweight world champion in boxing history, born in Hammersmith, London, England
  • 1972 Judith Godrèche, French actress (The Man in the Iron Mask; L'Auberge espagnole), and novelist (Point de côté), born in Paris
  • 1973 Jason Kidd, Basketball Hall of Fame point guard, coach (10-time NBA All Star), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1973 Naoko Sawamatsu, Nishinomiya Japan, tennis star (1994 Singapore)
  • 1973 Jerzy Dudek, Polish footballer
  • 1973 Wim Eyckmans, Belgian racing driver
  • 1973 Stefon Harris, American jazz vibraphonist (The Grand Unification Theory; The Classical Jazz Quartet), born in Albany, New York
  • 1974 Eric Washington, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
  • 1974 Scott Galyon, linebacker (NY Giants)
  • 1975 Rita Grande, Napoli Italy, tennis star (3rd round 1996 Aust Open)
  • 1975 Alydar, American racehorse (d. 1990)
  • 1976 Keri Russell, American actress (Felicity, The Americans), born in Fountain Valley, California
  • 1976 Nolan Baumgartner, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1976 Dougie Lampkin, English motorcycle trials rider, born in Silsden, West Yorkshire, England
  • 1976 Jeremy Newberry, American football player
  • 1976 Joel Peralta, Dominican MLB baseball relief pitcher, 2005-16 (Kansas City Royals, Tampa Bay Rays, and six other teams), born in Bonao, Dominican Republic
  • 1976 Jayson Blair, American journalist and author
  • 1976 Ricardo Zonta, Brazilian racing car driver
  • 1976 Chris Hoy, Scottish cyclist, most successful Olympic cyclist ever (7 Olympic medals), born in Edinburgh
  • 1977 Josh Ackerman, actor (Mickey Mouse Club)
  • 1977 Jean Carlos Gamarra, Peruvian taekwondo practitioner
  • 1978 Nicholle Tom, American actress (Beethoven, The Nanny), born in Hinsdale, Illinois,
  • 1978 Walter Samuel, Argentine footballer

Perez Hilton

1978 Perez Hilton [Mario Armando Lavandeira Jr], American television personality and blogger, born in Miami, Florida

  • 1978 Romesh Ranganathan, English comedian, actor and presenter (The Ranganation), born in Crawley, England
  • 1979 Mark Buehrle, American baseball player
  • 1979 Misty Hyman, American swimmer
  • 1979 Donncha O'Callaghan, Irish rugby player
  • 1979 Natalya Baranovskaya, Olympic swimmer
  • 1980 Russell Howard, British Comedian
  • 1981 Luciana Carro, Canadian actress
  • 1981 Erin Crocker, American NASCAR driver
  • 1981 Tony Peña, Jr., Dominican baseball player
  • 1982 José Raúl Contreras, Chilean soccer defender (8 caps; Santiago Wanderers; Universidad de Chile; Huachipato), born in Quilpué, Chile
  • 1983 Mo Farah [Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah], Somalian-born British distance runner (4 Olympic Golds), born in Mogadishu, Somalia
  • 1983 François Gabart, French sailor (record round-the-world trip), born in Saint-Michel-d'Entraygues, France
  • 1985 Maurice Jones-Drew, American football player
  • 1986 Andrea Dovizioso, Italian motorcycle racer
  • 1986 Steven Strait, American actor
  • 1987 Kim Wall, Swedish journalist killed investigating Danish inventor Peter Madsen, born in Trelleborg, Sweden (d. 2017)
  • 1990 Eugenie, Princess of York and daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, born in London

Kyrie Irving

1992 Kyrie Irving, American basketball guard (2011 NBA Draft: #1 pick Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Melbourne, Australia

  • 1992 Ana Marcela Cunha, Brazilian swimmer (Olympic gold 10k open water 2020; 5 x World C'ship gold 2011, 15, 17, 19), born in Salvador, Brazil
  • 1995 Jan Lisiecki, Canadian classical pianist, born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1996 Alexander Albon, Thai-British Formula One racing driver (Red Bull Racing), born in London
  • 1999 Prince Beltran of Bulgaria