Famous Birthdays on March 6

  • 1340 John of Gaunt, English son of King Edward III, 1st Duke of Lancaster, founder of the English royal House of Lancaster, born in Ghent (d. 1399)
  • 1405 King John II of Castile (d. 1454)
  • 1459 Jacob Fugger 'Fugger the Rich', German banker and merchant (so rich he financed kings and influenced politics), born in Augsburg, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1525)

MichelangeloMichelangelo (1475-1564)

Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance (David, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel), born in Caprese, Tuscany

  • 1483 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian and statesman (Papal States governor, President of Romagna), born in Florence (d. 1540)
  • 1492 Jean Luis Vives, Spanish scholar and Renaissance humanist thought of as the father of modern psychology, born in Valencia, Crown of Aragon (d. 1540)
  • 1495 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Opere Toscane, La Coltivazione), born in Florence (d. 1556)
  • 1615 Jan Zoet, Dutch actor, author, playwright and poet (Parnasssus aan 't Y), born in Flanders, Belgium (d. 1674)
  • 1616 Malachias Siebenhaar, German composer, born in Creibitz, Bohemia (now Chřibská, Czech Republic (d. 1685)
  • 1619 Cyrano de Bergerac, French playwright and novelist known for his large nose (Voyage to the Moon) and inspiration for Edmond Rostand’s play (d. 1655)
  • 1663 Francis Atterbury, English man of letters, politician, and priest (Church of England Bishop of Rochester, 1713-23), born in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire (d. 1732)
  • 1698 John Alberti, Dutch theologist and philologist, born at Assen (d. 1762)
  • 1706 George Pocock, British admiral (d. 1792)
  • 1710 Giuseppe Antonio Paganelli, Italian composer, born in Padua, Italy (d. c. 1763)
  • 1716 Pehr Kalm, Swedish explorer and naturalist (d. 1779)

Casimir PulaskiCasimir Pulaski (1747-1779)

Polish military leader, known as "the father of American cavalry', born in Warsaw, Poland

  • 1761 Antoine-Francois Andreossy, French General and diplomat (d. 1828)
  • 1763 Jean Xavier Lefevre, French clarinetist and composer, born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 1829)
  • 1765 Jan Kops, Dutch agronomist and botanist (Flora Batava), born in Amsterdam (d. 1849)
  • 1779 Philipp Roth, German cellist, and composer, born at Tarnowitz in Prussian Silesia (now Tarnowskie Góry, Poland) (d. 1898)
  • 1785 Karol Kurpiński, Polish composer (Pygmalion; Kalmora, or The Paternal Right of the Americans), conductor (Warsaw Opera, 1810-40), and pedagogue, born in Włoszakowice, Poland (d. 1857)
  • 1787 Joseph von Fraunhofer, German physicist and optical lens manufacturer (studied Sun's spectrum, invented the spectroscope), born in Straubing, Bavaria (d. 1826)
  • 1791 Anna Claypoole Peale, American painter of miniatures, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1878)
  • 1793 Bernhard Joseph Klein, German sacred and secular music composer, and educator, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1832)

Elizabeth Barrett BrowningElizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

English poet ("Sonnets from the Portuguese"), born in Kelloe, Durham

  • 1812 Aaron Lufkin Dennison 'Father of American watchmaking', American watch manufacturer and businessman (Tremont Watch Company), born in Freeport, Maine (d. 1895)
  • 1817 Princess Clémentine of Orléans (d. 1907)
  • 1818 William Claflin, 27th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1905)
  • 1820 Horatio Gouverneur Wright, American Major General (Union Army), born in Clinton, Connecticut (d. 1899)
  • 1831 Friedrich von Bodelschwingh, German theologist (founded institutions, including a bank, to help the poor), born in Tecklenburg (d. 1910)
  • 1831 Philip Sheridan, American general (fought Civil War for Union army, helped preserve Yellowstone Park), born in Albany, New York (d. 1888)
  • 1834 George du Maurier, Franco-British illustrator and writer (Trilby), born in Paris, France (d. 1896)
  • 1835 Charles Ewing, American attorney and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Lancaster, Ohio (d. 1883)
  • 1835 Ludwik Grossman, Polish composer (Duch Wojewody - The Ghost of Voyvode), born in Tureck, Poland (d. 1915)
  • 1843 Artur Napoleão dos Santos, Portuguese pianist, composer, and music publisher, born in Porto, Portugal (d. 1925)
  • 1852 Josef Bayer, Austrian composer, and music director (Austrian Court Ballet, 1883-1913), born in Vienna, Austra (d. 1913)

George DaytonGeorge Dayton (1857-1938)

American businessman (founder of Target Corporation), born in Clifton Springs, New York

  • 1870 Oscar Straus [Strauss], Viennese composer (Ein Walzertraum), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1954)
  • 1871 Ben Harney, American composer and "Father of Ragtime Piano" (You've Been a Good Old Wagon, But You Done Broke Down), born on the Mississippi River (d. 1938) [1]
  • 1882 F. Burrall Hoffman, American architect (d. 1980)
  • 1882 Geoffrey Mander, English industrialist (Mander Brothers Ltd.), born in Wolverhampton, England (d. 1962)
  • 1882 Guy Kibbee, American actor (Big Shot), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 1956)

Molla MalloryMolla Mallory (1884-1959)

American-Norwegian tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1915-18, 20-22, 26), born in Mosvik, Norway

  • 1885 (Joseph) Rosario Bourdon, French Canadian-American cellist, violinist, conductor, arranger and musical director (Victor Talking Machine Company, 1905-31; Symphonique de Montréal, 1935-44), born in Longueuil, Quebec (d. 1961)
  • 1885 Ring Lardner, American sports writer (Chicago Examiner, Chicago Tribune; "Pullman Pastimes"-The Sporting News; "You Know Me"; the Boston American), born in Niles, Michigan (d. 1933)
  • 1887 Henri Gagnon, Canadian organist (Notre-Dame Basilica (Quebec), 1915-1961), composer (Rondel de Thibaut de Champagne), and music educator, born in Quebec City, Quebec (d. 1961)
  • 1890 Fernand Ansseau, Belgian opera singer (Orfeo), born in Boussu-Bois, Belgium (d. 1972)
  • 1891 Victor Kilian, American actor (Gentleman's Agreement), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1979)
  • 1893 [Walter] "Furry" Lewis, American blues musician, born in Greenville, Mississippi (d. 1981) [birth year disputed]
  • 1897 Knudåge Riisager, Danish composer, and music director (Royal Danish Academy of Music, 1956-67), born in Kunda, Estonia (d. 1974)
  • 1898 (Johanne) "Jo" Vincent, Dutch concert soprano (St. Matthew's Passion; Benjamin Britten's Spring Symphony), and voice teacher, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • 1898 Jimmy Conzelman, American Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback, coach, team owner (Chicago Cardinals), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1970)
  • 1899 Jay C Flippen, American actor (Jet Pilot, The Killing, Thunder Bay), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1971)
  • 1900 John Henry Pyle Pafford, British librarian (University of London), born in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire (d. 1996)
  • 1900 Ludwig Donath, Austrian actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco, Jolson Sings Again), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungar (d. 1967)
  • 1900 Robert "Lefty" Grove, American Baseball HOF pitcher (6 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1929, 30; AL MVP 1931; Triple Crown 1930, 31; Philadelphia A's, Boston Red Sox), born in Lonaconing, Maryland (d. 1975)
  • 1901 Mark Donskoy, Soviet-Ukrainian film director (Rainbow, A Mother's Heart) and screenwriter, born in Odessa, Ukraine, Russian Empire (d. 1981)
  • 1903 Elizabeth Becker-Pinkston, American platform diver (Olympic gold 1924 and 1928), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1989)
  • 1903 Empress Kōjun of Japan (d. 2000)
  • 1904 Chris Baay, Dutch actor (Tomorrow It Will Be Better, Klatergoud, Surprise Raid), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1991)
  • 1904 Hugh Williams, British dramatist, actor and writer (Wuthering Heights, Bank Holiday), born in East Sussex, England (d. 1969)
  • 1904 José Antonio Aguirre, Basque politician (d. 1960)
  • 1905 Bob Wills, American western-swing singer, and bandleader, known as the 'King of Western Swing' (Texas Playboys -"Steel Guitar Rag"), born in Limestone County, Texas (d. 1975)
  • 1905 Lisle Nagel, Australian cricket fast bowler (1 Test, 2 wickets; Victoria CA), born in Bendigo, Australia (d. 1971)

Lou CostelloLou Costello (1906-1959)

American comedian and actor (The Abbott and Costello Show; Who's On First?), born in Paterson, New Jersey

  • 1909 Dave Clark, American blues music promoter, and songwriter ("Why I Sing The Blues"), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 1995)
  • 1909 Obafemi Awolowo, Nigerian statesman and nationalist, born in Ikenne, British Nigeria (d. 1987)
  • 1911 Charles Frank, British theoretical physicist (work on crystal dislocations), born in Durban, South Africa (d. 1998)
  • 1911 Roland Leich, American composer, chiefly of art songs, vocal, and choral music, and educator (Carnegie Institute, 1946-76), born in Evansville, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • 1912 Madge Adam, English solar astronomer (1st solar physicist at Oxford university's observatory), born in London, England (d. 2001)
  • 1913 David Bowman, Scottish trade unionist (National Union of Railwaymen) (d. 1996)
  • 1913 Ella Logan [Ina Allan], Scottish actress (52nd Street, Woman Chases Man, Top of the Town), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1969)
  • 1914 Kirill Kondrashin, Russian conductor (Bolshoi Theatre, 1943-56; Moscow Philharmonic, 1960-75; Concertgebouw, 1978-81), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1981)
  • 1915 Benny de Weille, German swing jazz clarinetist and bandleader, born in Lübeck, Germany (d. 1977)
  • 1915 Leonard Tose, American trucking magnate and owner of NFL Philadelphia Eagles (1969-85), born in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania (d. 2003)
  • 1915 Mohammed Burhanuddin, Indian Islamic religious leader (52nd Da'i al Mutlaq of the Dawoodi Bohrans), born in Surat, British India (d. 2014)
  • 1915 Pete Gray [Wyshner], American baseball one-armed outfielder (St Louis Browns), born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • 1916 George "Red" Callender, American jazz and session string bass and tuba player, born in Haynesville, Virginia (d. 1982)
  • 1916 Rochelle Hudson, American actress (Les Misérables, Imitation of Life, That's My Boy), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 1972)
  • 1917 Frankie Howerd, English comedian (d. 1992)
  • 1917 Roy Scott, New Zealand cricket all-rounder (1 Test, 1 wicket; Canterbury), born in Clyde, New Zealand (d. 2005)
  • 1917 Will Eisner, American illustrator and cartoonist (d. 2005)
  • 1918 Howard McGhee, American be-bop jazz trumpeter, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 1987)
  • 1919 Maurice Grosse, British paranormal investigator (d. 2006)
  • 1919 Wanda Luzzato, Italian concert violinist and teacher, born in Varese, Lombardy, Italy (d. 2002)
  • 1920 Lewis Gilbert, British director, producer and screenwriter (You Only Live Twice, Sink the Bismarck!), born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • 1920 Peter Brinson, British ballet and dance writer, lecturer, and promoter (Ballet For All), born in Llandudno, Wales (d. 1995)
  • 1921 Julius Rudel, Austrian-American conductor (NYC Opera, 1944-79), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2014)
  • 1921 Oliver Wright, British Ambassador (To US)
  • 1921 Ross Hunter, American film producer (Airport, Madame X, Pillow Talk), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1996) date of birth disputed)
  • 1922 Ruben Ayala, Chino, California, politician (California State Senator 1974-1998) (d. 2012)
  • 1923 (John) "Wes" Montgomery, American influential and Grammy Award-winner jazz guitarist, born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1968)
  • 1923 (Raymond) "Bill" Hoffenberg, South African-British endocrinologist and college president (Wolfson at Oxford, 1985-93), born in Port Elizabeth, Union of South Africa (d. 2007)
  • 1923 Ed McMahon, American TV side-kick (Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson), and host (Star Search), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2009)
  • 1923 Erhard Karkoschka, German composer, conductor (Contac-Ensemble), educator, and music scholar, born in Moravská Ostrava, Czechoslovakia (d. 2009)
  • 1924 Sarah Caldwell, American conductor and opera director (Flagstaff), born in Maryville, Missouri (d. 2006)

William H. WebsterWilliam H. Webster (99 years old)

1924 American judge, Director of the FBI (1978-87) and Director of the CIA (1987-91), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Alan GreenspanAlan Greenspan (97 years old)

1926 American economist, presidential advisor and Chairman of the Federal Reserve of the United States (1987-2006), born in NYC, New York

  • 1926 Andrzej Wajda, Polish film director (Ashes & Diamonds, Man of Iron), born in Suwalki (d. 2016)
  • 1926 Ann Curtis, 400m/800m US swimmer (Olympics 2 gold-1948), (d. 2012)
  • 1926 Elwood Hillis, American politician (Rep-R-IN, 1971-87), born in Kokomo, Indiana
  • 1926 H.C. Robbins Landon, American musicologist (Haydn: Chronicle and Works), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2009)
  • 1926 Jón Nordal, Icelandic composer (Choralis), born in Reykjavik
  • 1926 Miroslav Klega, Czech composer (Pantomime Suite), born in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia (d. 1993)
  • 1927 (Adanelle) "Norman" Treigle, American operatic bass-baritone, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1975)

Gabriel García MárquezGabriel García Márquez (1927-2014)

Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist (1982 Nobel Prize in Literature), born in Aracataca, Colombia

  • 1927 John Fairchild, CEO (Fairchild publishing), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1927 Leroy Gordon Cooper Jr, Shawnee Oklahoma, USAF/astronaut (Mer 9, Gem 5)
  • 1927 William J Bell, soap opera creator (Young & Restless), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1928 Ronald Stevenson, composer
  • 1929 David Sheppard, bishop (Liverpool)/cricketer (England batsman)
  • 1929 Ho Dam, North Korean secretary of State (1970-83)
  • 1929 Tom Foley, American politician (Rep-D, 1965-1995) and speaker of the house (1989-95), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 2013)
  • 1930 Lorin Maazel, American conductor (Cleveland Orchestra, 1972-82; Orchestre National de France, 1977-91; NY Philharmonic 2001-09), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France (d. 2014)
  • 1931 Carlo Galli, Italian soccer striker (13 caps; Palermo FC, AS Roma, AC Milan), born in Montecatini Terme, Italy (d. 2022)
  • 1931 Carmen de Lavallade, American actress, dancer and choreographer (Aida), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1931 David Haddon Whitaker, British publisher (Whitaker's Almanack)
  • 1931 Ed Whitlock, British-Canadian runner, oldest person to run marathon under 4 hrs (at 85), born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • 1931 Hal Needham, American stuntman, (d. 2013)
  • 1931 John Smith, American actor (Cimarron City, Laramie, 7 Angry Men), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1995)
  • 1932 Jan Jindra, Czech rower (Olympic gold Coxed four 1952, bronze Eight 1960), born in Třeboň, Czech Republic (d. 2021)
  • 1932 Jean Boht, English actress (Bread, Distant Voices, Still Lives), born in Bebington, England
  • 1933 Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins, English folk musician and composer
  • 1933 Heiko Wierenga, Dutch soc-dem mayor of Enschede (1977-94)
  • 1933 Kim Elgie, South African cricketer (South African bat v NZ 1961-62, Scotland RU intl)
  • 1933 Ted Abernathy, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • 1933 William Davis, author/broadcaster (Battle at Bull Run)
  • 1934 John Noakes, British TV presenter, born in Yorkshire, England (d. 2017)
  • 1935 Derek Kevan, Ripon, England, footballer (14 caps), (d. 2013)
  • 1935 Ron Delany, Irish 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1956), born in Arklow, Republic of Ireland
  • 1936 A "Bram" Stemerdink, Dutch minister of Defense (PvdA)
  • 1936 Marion S Barry, (Mayor-D-Washington, D.C., 1979-90, 95- ), drug indictment
  • 1936 Sylvia Robinson, American rocker (Mickey & Sylvia - "Love Is Strange"), born in Harlem, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1937 Ben Keith [Schaeufele], American musician and record producer (Neil Young, Great Speckled Bird), born in Fort Riley, Kansas (d. 2010)
  • 1937 Doug Dillard, American country rock musician (The Dillards; Gene Clark; Dillard & Clark) and actor (Popeye - "Clem"), born in East St. Louis, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • 1937 Ivan Boesky, stockbroker inside trading, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1937 Paul Mefano, French composer, born in Basra, Iraq

Valentina TereshkovaValentina Tereshkova (86 years old)

1937 Soviet cosmonaut and 1st woman in space (Vostok 6), born in Maslennikovo, Russia

  • 1938 Lovelace Watkins, American singer known as "The Black Sinatra" (The Big, Big Voice of Lovelace Watkins), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey (d. 1995)
  • 1938 Nikolai Manoshin, Russian soccer midfielder (8 caps; FC Torpedo Moscow, CSKA Moscow) and manager (Somalia, Yemen, Mali), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2022)
  • 1938 Pauline Boty, English artist, born in London (d. 1966)
  • 1939 Christopher Bond, (Sen-R Missouri)
  • 1939 Cookie Rojas, baseball player
  • 1939 David Spielberg, Weslaco Tx, actor (Jessica Novak, The Practice)
  • 1939 Infanta Margarita of Spain, duchess of Soria
  • 1939 Jerry Naylor, American rock vocalist (Crickets), born in Stephenville, Texas
  • 1940 Joanna Miles, Nice France, actress (Cross Creek, Delta County USA)

Willie StargellWillie Stargell (1940-2001)

American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder/1st baseman (7 x MLB All Star; World Series 1971, 79 [MVP]; Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Earlsboro, Oklahoma

  • 1941 Karyn Kupcinet, American actress (Carol-Gertrude Berg Show), born in Karyn Kupcinet (d. 1963)
  • 1941 Peter Brötzmann, German free jazz saxophonist and clarinet player, born in Remscheid, Germany
  • 1942 Ben Murphy, Jonesboro, Arkansas, American actor (Name of the Game, Alias Smith and Jones)
  • 1942 Charles Tolliver, American jazz trumpeter (Impact), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1942 Flora Purim, Brazilian jazz singer (Return To Forever; Airto), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1944 Kiri Te Kanawa, New Zealand operatic soprano (Don Giovanni), born in Gisborne, New Zealand
  • 1944 Mary Wilson, American pop vocalist (Supremes - "Where Did Our Love Go?"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2021) [1]
  • 1945 Anna Maria Horsford, American actress (Thelma Frye-Amen), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945 Hugh Grundy, British rock drummer (The Zombies - "She's Not There"; "Time Of The Season"), born in Winchester, Hampshire, England

David GilmourDavid Gilmour (77 years old)

1946 British rock guitarist, and vocalist (Pink Floyd, 1968-2014 - "Comfortably Numb"), born in Cambridge, England

  • 1946 Martin Kove, American actor (Victor-Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946 Patrick Pierre Roger Baudry, Cameroon, astronaut (STS 18)
  • 1946 Richard Noble, Scottish businessman (land speed record 1983-97), born in Edinburgh
  • 1946 Tony Klatka, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
  • 1947 Dick Fosbury, American athlete (Olympic gold high jump 1968, "Fosbury Flop"), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2023)
  • 1947 Judy Loe, British actress (Singles, Meaning of Life), born in Urmston, England
  • 1947 Kiki Dee [Pauline Matthews], British pop singer ("Don't Go Breaking My Heart"), born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England
  • 1947 Rob Reiner, American Emmy Award-winning actor (All In The Family -"Mike/Meathead") and film director (Stand By Me; When Harry Met Sally; This Is Spinal Tap; The Princess Bride), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • 1947 Teru Miyamoto, Japanese author
  • 1948 James FCS "Jim" Woude, cartoonist
  • 1949 Martin Buchan, Scottish soccer player
  • 1951 Gerrie Knetemann, Dutch road cyclist (World Road Race Champion 1978; Amstel Gold Race 1974, 85), born in Amsterdam, New Holland (d. 2004)
  • 1951 Walter Trout, American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter (Canned Heat; Bluesbreakers), born in Ocean City, New Jersey
  • 1952 Lyn Perrin, executive administrator (WIC)
  • 1953 Jackie Zeman, American actress (General Hospital - "Bobbie Spencer"), born in Englewood, New Jersey (d. 2023)
  • 1953 Jan Kjærstad, Norwegian author
  • 1955 Cyprien Ntaryamira, 5th President of Burundi (1994) who was assassinated at the start of the Rwandan genocide, born in Mubimbi, Bujumbura Rural Province, Burundi (d. 1994)
  • 1956 Peter Roebuck, English cricketer and journalist, born in Oddington, Oxfordshire, England (d. 2011)
  • 1957 Edward "Eddie" Deezen, American actor (Grease; I Wanna Hold Your Hand), born in Cumberland, Maryland
  • 1959 Saul Anuzis, American politician
  • 1959 Thomas "Tom" Arnold, American actor (Tom, True Lies) and former husband of actress Rosanne Barr, born in Iowa
  • 1960 [Eris] Sleepy Floyd, NBA guard
  • 1962 Alison Nicholas, English golfer (US Open 1997), born in Gibraltar
  • 1962 Sergei Yashin, Russian Hockey HOF left winger (Olympic gold USSR 1988; HC Dynamo Moscow, EC Wilhelmshaven-Stickhausen), born in Penza, Russia (d. 2022)
  • 1962 Valerie French, American animatronics art director
  • 1963 D.L. Hughley, American comedian and actor (ComicView), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • 1963 Suzanne Crough, American child actress, and tambourinist (The Partridge Family - "Tracy"), born in Fullerton, California (d. 2015)
  • 1964 Madonna Wayne Gacy [Stephen Bier, Jr.], American musician (Marilyn Manson), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1964 Reniet Vrieze, Dutch rock singer and guitarist (Pilgrims - "White Men")
  • 1965 Tammy Liley, volleyball mid blocker/capt (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Long Beach, California

Alan DaviesAlan Davies (57 years old)

1966 British comedian and actor (Jonathan Creek, QI), born in Loughton, Essex, England

  • 1966 Cliff Meidl, American sprint kayak (Olympics 1996 & 2000), born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • 1966 Yahya Ayyash, Palestinian militant (chief bombmaker for Hamas), born in Rafat, West Bank (d. 1996)
  • 1967 Bennie Dekker, Dutch football player (NEC/AZ/De Graafschap), born in Ermelo, Netherlands
  • 1967 Connie Britton, American actress (Spin City, Friday Night Lights), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1967 Julio Bocca, Argentine ballet dancer (American Ballet Theater, 1986-2006; Ballet Argentino, 1990-2007), and artistic director (National Ballet of Uruguay, 2010-18), born in Munro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1967 Mihai Tudose, Romanian politician, Prime Minister (2017-), born in Brăila, Romania
  • 1967 Özlem Türeci, German scientist (BioNTech - created 1st mRNA-based vaccine for COVID-19), born in Siegen, West Germany
  • 1968 Carla McGhee, American basketball forward (Olympic gold, 1996), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • 1968 Michael Romeo, American musician (Symphony X)
  • 1968 Moira Kelly, actress (Cutting Edge)
  • 1969 Andrea Elson, American actress (Lynn-Alf, Alice-Whiz Kids), born in NYC, New York