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
  • 1706 Carlo Cecere, Italian composer, born in Grottole, Italy (d. 1761)
  • 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)
  • 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 Curie

1867 Marie Curie, Polish-French scientist who discovered radium and the 1st woman to win a Nobel Prize (1903, 1911), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1934)

  • 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 Trotsky

1879 Leon Trotsky, Ukrainian-Russian Marxist revolutionary, political theorist and founder of the Red Army [OS 26-10-1879], born in Yanovka, Ukraine, Russian Empire (d. 1940)

  • 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)
  • 1888 Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, Indian physicist (Nobel Prize 1930 for light scattering), born in Tiruchirappalli, India (d. 1970)
  • 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], troubadour (Klucht of the Cow)
  • 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 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 Shlomo Gross, journalist

Albert Camus

1913 Albert Camus, French author (The Just-Nobel 1957), born in Dréan, Algeria (d. 1960)

  • 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 Know"), 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 Graham

1918 Billy Graham, American Baptist evangelist (Crusades) described as 1 of the 20th century's most influential Christian leaders, born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 2018)

  • 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
  • 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 Shrimpton

1942 Jean Shrimpton, 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 Mitchell

1943 Joni Mitchell [Roberta Joan Anderson], 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 Spence

1943 Michael Spence, 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 Ken Patera, American professional wrestler, born in Portland, Oregon
  • 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 composer (Los Angeles Philharmonic, 1988-2009), 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 comedian, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 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
  • 1967 David Guetta, 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 Luttrell

1975 Marcus Luttrell, 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 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
  • 1979 Joey Ryan, American professional wrestler, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979 Jon Peter Lewis, American singer and songwriter, born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1979 Mike Commodore, Canadian professional hockey player (Carolina Hurricanes), born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta