Famous Birthdays on November 7

  • 630 Constans II, Byzantine emperor (641-668) (d. 668)
  • 994 Muhammad ibn Hazm, Andalusian historian, jurist and author of Islamic Spain, born in Córdoba, Caliphate of Córdoba (d. 1064)
  • 1414 Jami [Mowlanā Nūr Od-dīn ʿabd Or-raḥmān Ebn Aḥmad], Persian poet (Lava’iḥ), born in Minaret of Jam, Afghanistan (d. 1492)
  • 1598 Francisco Zurbarán, Spanish painter, born in Fuente de Cantos, Spain (d. 1664)
  • 1619 Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux, French writer (Historiettes), born in La Rochelle, France (d. 1692)
  • 1650 John Robinson, English diplomat and prelate, born in Cleasby, North Yorkshire (d. 1723)
  • 1687 William Stukeley, English physician and archaeologist (pioneered investigation of Stonehenge and Avebury), born in Holbeach, Lincolnshire (d. 1765)
  • 1692 Johannes Gottfried Schnabel, German author (Insel Felsenburg), born in Sandersdorf, Germany (d. before 1758)
  • 1706 Carlo Cecere, Italian composer, born in Grottole, Italy (d. 1761)

James CookJames Cook (1728-1779)

British explorer, navigator and cartographer who was the first European to explore much of Australia, the Pacific Islands and New Zealand, born in Marton, Yorkshire, England

  • 1750 Friedrich Leopold Graf zu Stolberg, German poet, lawyer and translator, born in Bad Bramstedt, Germany (d. 1819)
  • 1758 Edouard viscount de Walckiers, South Netherland banker and politician, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1837)
  • 1786 Francisco Andrevi y Castellar, Spanish choirmaster and composer, born in Sanaüja, Spain (d. 1853)
  • 1797 Silas H. Stringham, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), born in Middletown, New York (d. 1876)
  • 1805 Thomas Brassey, English civil engineering contractor, born in Buerton, Cheshire, England (d. 1870)
  • 1810 Ferenc Erkel, Hungarian composer (Himnusz), born in Gyula (d. 1893)
  • 1810 Fritz Reuter, German novelist, born in Stavenhagen, Germany (d. 1874)
  • 1811 Karel Jaromír Erben, Czech poet (Bouquet), born in Miletín, Austria (d. 1870)
  • 1818 Emil du Bois-Reymond, German physiologist, co-discoverer of nerve action potential and founder of modern electrophysiology, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1896)
  • 1822 Edouard Gregoir, Belgian composer, born in Turnhout, Belgium (d. 1890)
  • 1828 Ludwig Deppe, German composer, born in Barntrup, Germany (d. 1890)
  • 1832 Andrew Dickson White, American historian and educator, 1st President of Cornell University, born in Homer, New York (d. 1918)
  • 1834 Lucy Lloyd, English-born creator (with Wilhelm Bleek) of archive of Bushman ǀxam and !kun texts, born in Norbury, England (d. 1914) [1]
  • 1838 Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, French writer (Contes cruels), born in Saint-Brieuc, Brittany, France (d. 1889)
  • 1839 Henry Holmes, English violinist and composer, born in London (d. 1905)
  • 1846 Ignaz Brull, Moravain-born composer, born in Prostějov, Moravia (d. 1907)
  • 1847 (Charlotte) "Lotta" Crabtree, American stage actress, comedian (Little Nell and the Marchioness), and philanthropist, born in New York City (d. 1924)
  • 1851 Chris von der Ahe, German entrepreneur and owner of St. Louis Brown Stockings, born in Hille, Germany (d. 1913)
  • 1852 Bohdan Borkowski, Polish composer, born in Tenczynek, Krakow, Poland (d. 1901)
  • 1855 Edwin Hall, American physicist (discovered Hall effect), born in Gorham, Maine (d. 1938)
  • 1856 Semyon Alapin, Russian chess master, born in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1923)
  • 1858 Bipin Chandra Pal, Indian nationalist and freedom fighter, born in Habiganj, Sylhet region, India (d. 1932)
  • 1860 Jean-Baptiste Eugène Estienne, French general (Father of The Tank), born in Condé en Barrois, France (d. 1936)
  • 1861 Jeff Milton, American lawman, born in Marianna, Florida (d. 1947)
  • 1866 Paul Lincke, German composer and theater conductor considered the "father" of the Berlin operetta (Frau Luna, Lysistrata), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1946)

Marie CurieMarie Curie (1867-1934)

Polish-French scientist who discovered radium and the 1st woman to win a Nobel Prize (1903, 1911), born in Warsaw, Poland

  • 1874 Joseph Willoughby, South African cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1895-96), born in Aldershot, Hampshire, England (d. 1952)
  • 1875 Mikhail Kalinin, Soviet communist leader and statesman, born in Verkhnyaya Troitsa, Russia (d. 1946) [OS]
  • 1876 Charlie Townsend, English cricketer, born in Bristol (d. 1958)
  • 1876 Culbert Olson, American lawyer and politician (Gov-D-Cal), born in Fillmore, Utah (d. 1962)
  • 1876 Ted Arnold, English cricketer (England all-rounder in 10 Tests 1903-05), born in Withycombe Raleigh, Devon (d. 1942)
  • 1877 Henry Balfour Gardiner, English composer and musician, born in Kensington, England (d. 1950)
  • 1878 Lise Meitner, Austrian-Swedish physicist (discovered the nuclear fission of uranium), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1968)
  • 1879 Eugeen Yoors, Flemish etcher and glass painter, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1975)

Leon TrotskyLeon Trotsky (1879-1940)

Ukrainian-Russian Marxist revolutionary, political theorist and founder of the Red Army [OS 26-10-1879], born in Yanovka, Ukraine, Russian Empire

  • 1883 Lightfoot Solomon Michaux, African-American TV preacher, born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 1968)
  • 1886 Aron Nimzowitsch, Latvian chess player (openings theorist), born in Riga, Russian Empire (d. 1935)

C.V. RamanC.V. Raman (1888-1970)

Indian physicist (Nobel Prize 1930 for light scattering), born in Tiruchirappalli, India

  • 1889 George Davis, Flemish actor (Private Lives, Devil May Care), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • 1889 Lionel Hallam, English cricket batsman and captain (9 Tests, 4 x 50; Hampshire CCC) and politician (Member House of Lords, Lord Temporal 1928–51), born in London, England (d. 1951)
  • 1892 Edward Sedgwick, American film director (The Flaming Frontier, Let 'er Buck), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 1953)
  • 1893 Leatrice Joy, American actress (The Ace of Hearts), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1985)
  • 1895 Jacob Kaplan, French Grand Rabbi (1955-81), born in Paris (d. 1994)
  • 1896 Esdras Minville, Quebec writer, economist and sociologist, born in Quebec, Montreal (d. 1975)
  • 1896 Herbert O'Connor, 51st Governor of Maryland and TV narrator (Crime Syndicate), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1960)
  • 1897 Ruth Pitter, British poet and 1st woman to receive the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 1955, born in Ilford, London (d. 1992)
  • 1898 Raphaël Salem, Greek mathematician, born in Saloniki, Ottoman Empire (d. 1963)
  • 1900 Efrem Kurtz, Russian conductor (Houston Symphony, 1948-54), born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1995)
  • 1902 Rob van der de Bas [Barend Robberts], Dutch troubadour (Klucht of the Cow) (d. 1987)
  • 1903 Albert Helman [Lou Lichtveld], Suriname politician and novelist, born in Paramaribo, Suriname (d. 1996)
  • 1903 Dean Jagger, American actor (White Christmas, Vanishing Point), born in Lima, Ohio (d. 1991)
  • 1903 Grace Stafford, American actress (Confessions of a Nazi Spy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1903 Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist and ethologist (Man & His Ideas, Nobel Prize 1973), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1989)
  • 1905 William Alwyn, English composer, born in Northampton, England (d. 1985)
  • 1906 (Ernest) "Red" Ingle, American jazz and novelty saxophonist, songwriter, arranger and vocalist (Ted Weems; Spike Jones and His City Slickers; The Natural Seven), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1965)
  • 1906 Eugene Carson Blake, US Secretary-General of World Council of Churches (1966-72), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1985)
  • 1906 Jan Vercammen, Flemish author and chief inspector LO (Primary Education), born in Temse, Belgium (d. 1984)
  • 1906 Margaret Barbara Lambert, British historian (Saar) (d. 1995)
  • 1907 Chepín [Electo Rosell], Cuban violinist, bandleader, and composer (Orquesta Chepín-Chovén), born in Santiago, Cuba (d. 1984)
  • 1907 Maurits Mok, Dutch author and poet (Cheese & Bread Game), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • 1911 Walter Gross, Israeli journalist (Haaretz), born in Stettin, Germany (d. 1995)

Albert CamusAlbert Camus (1913-1960)

French playwright (Les Justes - The Just Assassins), novelist (L'Étranger - The Stranger), and philosopher (Nobel Prize for Literature 1957), born in Dréan, Algeria

  • 1914 R. A. Lafferty, American sci-fi author (Devil is Dead), born in Neola, Iowa (d. 2002)
  • 1915 Philip Morrison, American physicist, born in Somerville, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • 1916 Joe Bushkin, American jazz pianist (Bunny Berigan; Tommy Dorsey; Bing Crosby), composer ("Oh! Look At Me Now"), and TV host (A Couple of Joes), born in New York City (d. 2004)
  • 1917 András Mihály, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1993)
  • 1917 Howard Rumsey, American jazz musician (Lighthouse Cafe), born in Brawley, California (d. 2015)

Billy GrahamBilly Graham (1918-2018)

American Baptist evangelist (Crusades) described as 1 of the 20th century's most influential Christian leaders, born in Charlotte, North Carolina

  • 1918 Maria Teresa de Noronha, Portuguese Fado singer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1993)
  • 1918 Paul Aussaresses, French Army general, born in Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux, France (d. 2013)
  • 1921 Jack Fleck, American golfer (US Open 1955), born in Bettendorf, Iowa (d. 2014)
  • 1922 Al Hirt, jazz trumpeter (Greatest Horn in the World), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1999)
  • 1924 Wolf Mankowitz, English playwright and writer (A Kid for Two Farthings), born in Spitalfields, London (d. 1998)
  • 1926 Dame Joan Sutherland, Australian operatic soprano, known as 'La Stupenda' (Metropolitan Opera debut 1961), born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (d. 2010)
  • 1926 Jimmie Haskell [Sheridan Pearlman], American arranger (Ricky Nelson, Chicago, Sheryl Crow), and film and television score composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1927 Hiroshi Yamauchi, Japanese businessman (President of Nintendo, 1949-2003, owner of Seattle Mariners), born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 2013)
  • 1927 Ivor Emmanuel, Welsh singer and actor (Zulu, Show Boat, Kiss Me, Kate), born in Margam, Wales (d. 2007)
  • 1928 Norton Zinder, American biologist (genetic transduction), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1928 Richard G. Scott, American scientist and LDS apostle, born in Pocatello, Idaho (d. 2015)
  • 1929 Mervyn Burtch, Welsh composer (The Raven King) and educator, born in Ystrad Mynach, Wales (d. 2015)
  • 1929 Ruggero Mastroianni, Italian film editor (Giulietta degli spiriti), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1996)
  • 1930 Peter Woods, British journalist and newsreader, born in Romford, Essex, England (d. 1995)
  • 1930 Rudy Boschwitz, American politician (U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1978-91), born in Berlin, Weimar Germany
  • 1931 Gerald Humel, American composer (Universe), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2001)
  • 1932 Yrrah [Harry Lammertink], Dutch cartoonist (Vrij Netherland), born in Apeldoorn, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • 1933 Ernie Michie, Scottish rugby union lock (15 caps; 2 caps British & Irish Lions; Barbarians FC; London Scottish RUFC, Leicester Tigers RUFC), born in Aberdeen, Scotland (d. 2021)
  • 1933 George Tibbits, Australian composer, born in Boulder, Western Australia (d. 2008)
  • 1934 Stephen L. Neal, American politician (Rep-D-NC, 1975-95), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • 1935 Willibrordus S. Rendra, Indonesian poet (Ballad orang-orang tertjina), born in Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia (d. 2009)
  • 1936 Al Attles, American NBA point guard and coach (SF/GS Warriors), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1936 Jaap Stobbe, Dutch actor (Dageraad), born in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
  • 1938 Barry Newman, American film and television actor (Vanishing Point; Amy; Petrocelli), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1938 Dee Clark, American singer ("Raindrops"), born in Blytheville, Arkansas (d. 1990)
  • 1938 Jim Kaat, American Baseball HOF pitcher (16 x Gold Glove; 3 x MLB All-Star; Washington Senators, Minnesota Twins, Philadelphia Phillies) and broadcaster, (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins, MLB Network), born in Zeeland, Michigan
  • 1938 Jim Katt, American baseball pitcher and sportscaster (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins), born in Zeeland, Michigan
  • 1939 Daniel Manneke, Dutch composer and organist, born in Kruiningen, Netherlands
  • 1940 Guido Provoost, Belgian historian, born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 1981)

Jean ShrimptonJean Shrimpton (80 years old)

1942 British model and actress (Privilege; Beaton by Bailey; Something Nice to Eat), and the world's first supermodel, born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England

  • 1942 Johnny Rivers [Ramistella], American singer ("Secret Agent Man"), and record producer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1942 Tony Jackson, American professional basketball player, (ABL - Chicago Majors, 1961-63; ABA - three teams, 1967-69), born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 2005)
  • 1943 Boris Gromov, Russian general and politician (Governor of Moscow Oblast, 2000-12), born in Saratov, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

Joni MitchellJoni Mitchell (79 years old)

1943 Canadian singer-songwriter, producer ("Both Sides Now"; "River"; "A Case Of You"), and painter, born in Fort Macleod, Alberta

  • 1943 Judith Forst, Canadian mezzo-soprano, born in New Westminster, British Columbia
  • 1943 Michael Byrne, English actor (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade), born in London

Michael SpenceMichael Spence (79 years old)

1943 Canadian-American economist (Nobel 2001 - dynamics of information flows and market development), born in Montclair, New Jersey

  • 1943 Peter Straker, Jamaican-British stage and screen singer and actor, born in Jamaica
  • 1943 Stephen Greenblatt, American literary historian and author (The Swerve: How the World Became Modern), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1943 Wayne Giardino, Canadian football linebacker (Grey Cup 1968, 69, 73;Ottawa Rough Riders), born in Peterborough, Ontario (d. 2021)
  • 1943 Wensley Haydon-Baillie, English pharmaceutical manufacturer
  • 1944 James Dashow, American-Italian composer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944 Joe Niekro, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1979; NL wins leader 1979; Houston Astros; World Series 1987; NY Yankees), born in Martins Ferry, Ohio (d. 2006)
  • 1944 Julian Christopher, American actor (Jerry-Magician), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1944 Luigi Riva, Italian footballer (Cagliari), born in Leggiuno, Italy
  • 1947 Bob Anderson, English darts player (BDO World Champion 1988), born in Winchester, Hampshire, England
  • 1947 Yutaka Fukumoto, Japanese professional baseball player, born in Osaka, Japan
  • 1948 Alex Ribeiro, Brazilian racing driver, born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • 1948 Turner Stephen Bruton, American country songwriter and musician ("Crazy Heart"), born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 2009)
  • 1949 (Susan) "Su" Pollard, British stage and screen actress (Hi-de-Hi!), and singer-songwriter ("Starting Together"), born in Nottingham, England
  • 1949 Steven Stucky, American Pulitzer Prize-winning composer (Silent Spring; August 4, 1964; Los Angeles Philharmonic, 1988-2009), conductor (Ensemble X, 1997-2006), educator, and musicologist, born in Hutchinson, Kansas (d. 2016)
  • 1950 Alexa Canady, 1st African-American female neurosurgeon and educator, born in Lansing, Michigan
  • 1950 Augusto Gen'un Alcalde, 1st South American Zen teacher, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1951 Dan Duva, American boxing promoter and producer (Howard Stern New Years Party), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 1996)
  • 1951 Kevin Macmichael, Canadian guitarist, songwriter and record producer (Cutting Crew - "(I Just) Died in Your Arms"), born in St. John, New Brunswick (d. 2002)
  • 1952 David Petraeus, Commanding General of Multinational Force Iraq (2007-08), born in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York
  • 1953 Lucinda Green, English equestrian (Olympic silver 1984), born in Andover, Hampshire, England
  • 1954 Kamal Haasan, Indian actor (Vishwaroopam), born in Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu
  • 1954 Pat Lupo, American rock bassist (Beaver Brown Band, 1972-94 - "On The Dark Side"; "Tough All Over"), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2021)
  • 1955 Detlef Ultsch, German judoka (Olympic bronze 1980), born in Sonneberg, Bezirk Suhl, East Germany
  • 1955 René Marie, American jazz singer (Sound of Red), born in Warrenton, Virginia
  • 1956 Denise Jannah [Zeefuik], Suriname-Dutch jazz singer (Farmer's Market), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1956 Judy Tenuta, American stand-up comedienne and accordion player, born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 2022)
  • 1957 Christopher Knight, American actor (Peter-Brady Bunch), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957 John "Jellybean" Benitez, American musician, songwriter, club DJ, remixer and music producer (The Mexican), born in South Bronx, New York
  • 1957 Jonathan Palmer, British businessman and Formula One racer, born in Lewisham, London
  • 1957 Kathy McMillan, American long jumper (Olympic silver 1976; Boycott Games gold 1980), born in Raeford, North Carolina
  • 1957 King Kong Bundy [Christopher Pallies], American pro wrestler (WWF), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 2019)
  • 1958 Jack Wyngaard, South African dancer (d. 1996)
  • 1958 Lori Saldaña, American politician (California State Assembly), born in San Diego, California
  • 1959 Alexandre Guimarães, Costa Rican football player and manager, born in Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
  • 1959 Billy Gillispie, American basketball coach (Ranger College), born in Abilene, Texas
  • 1960 Tommy Thayer, American guitarist (Kiss), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1961 Mintcho Pachov, Bulgarian 67.5kg weightlifer (Olympic bronze 1980)
  • 1962 Arend Bouwmeester, Dutch saxophonist (Bob Color)
  • 1962 Wayne N. Phillips, Australian opener cricketer (Test for Aust v Ind 1992), born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • 1963 Elizabeth "Liz" Mikel, American actress and jazz singer (Friday Night Lights), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1963 John Barnes, British football player, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1963 Todd McKee, American actor (Ted-Santa Barbara, The Bold & The Beautiful), born in Kentfield, California
  • 1964 Dana Plato, American actress (Kimberly-Diff'rent Strokes), born in Maywood, California (d. 1999)
  • 1964 Gill Holland, Norwegian-American producer (Hurricane Streets), born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 1964 Liam Ó Maonlaí, Irish vocalist and pianist (Hothouse Flowers - "I'm Sorry"), born in Monkstown, County Dublin, Ireland
  • 1965 Sigrun Wodars, German middle distance athlete (Olympic gold 1988)
  • 1966 Andy Tomberlin, American baseball outfielder (NY Mets), born in Monroe, North Carolina
  • 1966 Calvin Borel, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey (Kentucky Derby 2007, 09, 10), born in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
  • 1966 Lisa Canning, American TV and radio hostess (Entertainment Tonight), born in St.Thomas, Virgin Islands
  • 1966 Murphy Su'a, New Zealand cricket pace bowler (NZ left-arm of Samoan parents), born in Whanganui, New Zealand

David GuettaDavid Guetta (55 years old)

1967 French songwriter, DJ and record producer (One Love, When Love Takes Over), born in Paris, France

  • 1967 Sharleen Spiteri, Scottish singer and songwriter (Texas), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1968 Greg Tribbett, American musician (Mudvayne), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • 1968 Mark Preston, Australian businessman and motorsport professional, born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • 1968 Russ Springer, American MLB pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Alexandria, Louisiana
  • 1969 Hélène Grimaud, French classical pianist, born in Aix-en-Provence, France
  • 1969 Michelle Clunie, American actress (Queer As Folk), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1969 Tanya Dubnicoff, Canadian cyclist (Olympic 6th 1992, 96), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1970 Andre Hastings, American NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1970 Andy Houston, American NASCAR driver, born in Hickory, North Carolina
  • 1970 Marc Rosset, Swiss tennis star (1992 French Doubles), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1970 Morgan Spurlock, American director and documentary producer (Super Size Me), born in Parkersburg, West Virginia
  • 1970 Neil Hannon, Northern Irish musician (The Divine Comedy), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • 1971 Jamie Drummond, Scottish-Canadian sommelier, born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1971 Robin Finck, American guitarist (Nine inch Nails; Guns N' Roses), born in Park Ridge, New Jersey
  • 1972 Christopher Daniel Barnes, American actor (As World Turns), born in Portland, Maine
  • 1972 Emily Lesueur, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold teams 1996), born in Glendale, California
  • 1972 Jeremy London, American actor (I'll Fly Away, Party of Five), born in San Diego, California
  • 1972 Jimmy Gary Jr., American NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks), born in Stuart, Florida
  • 1972 Marcus Stewart, English football player, born in Bristol, England
  • 1972 Mike Goldman, Australian media personality (Big Brother Australia), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1973 Martín Palermo, Argentine footballer, born in La Plata, Argentina
  • 1973 Yunjin Kim, South Korean-American actress (Sun-Lost), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1974 Chris Summers, Norwegian drummer (Turbonegro), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1974 Kris Benson, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Superior, Wisconsin
  • 1974 Tarek Saleh, American football linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Woodbridge, Connecticut

Marcus LuttrellMarcus Luttrell (47 years old)

1975 American former Navy SEAL ("Lone Survivor"), born in Houston, Texas

  • 1976 Mark Philippoussis, Australian tennis star (140 MPH serve), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1976 One Be Lo [Ralond Scruggs], American hip-hop artist (Binary Star), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • 1978 Coy Wire, American NFL football player (Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons), and TV sports broadcaster (CNN), born in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania
  • 1978 Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink, Dutch footballer (PSV Eindhoven), born in Oldenzaal, Netherlands
  • 1978 Rio Ferdinand, English footballer (England national team 1997-2001), born in Camberwell, England
  • 1978 Tomoya Nagase, Japanese actor and singer (TOKIO), born in Kanagawa, Japan
  • 1979 Barney Harwood, English CBBC presenter, born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • 1979 Danny Fonseca, Costa Rican soccer midfielder (28 caps; Cartaginés 537 games), born in Cartago, Costa Rica