On This Day

Famous Birthdays on October 16 (Part 2)

  • 1972 Emily Doolittle, Canadian composer, and zoomusicologist (Social Sounds From Whales At Night; Dàn nan Ròn; A Short, Slow Life), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 1973 Peter Polaco, American professional wrestler
  • 1973 David Unsworth, English professional footballer
  • 1974 Jermaine Lewis, wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1974 Paul Kariya, NHL left wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Olympics 1998), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1974 Deo Grech, Maltese television presenter and songwriter, born in Kalkara, Malta
  • 1975 Jacques Kallis, cricketer (South African Test all-rounder v England 1995)
  • 1975 Jamila Wideman, WNBA guard (LA Sparks)
  • 1975 Kellie Martin, Riverside CA, actress (Life Goes On, Cristy)
  • 1975 Brynjar Gunnarsson, Icelandic footballer
  • 1976 Ryan Fitzgerald, Australian football (AFL) player and media personality
  • 1977 John Mayer, American guitarist and singer-songwriter ("Your Body Is A Wonderland"; "Waiting For The World To Change'), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1978 Abel Talamántez, American LAtin, pop, and Tex-Max singer (Menudo; Los Super Reyes), born in Pecos, Texas
  • 1978 Ethan Luck, American rock musician (The O.C. Supertones; Demon Hunter; Relient K), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1980 Jeremy Jackson, actor (Shout, Baywatch), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1980 Sue Bird, American basketball guard (record 508 WNBA games, Seattle Storm; Olympic gold 2004, 08, 12, 16, 20), born in Syosset, New York
  • 1980 Timana Tahu, Australian Rugby League player
  • 1981 Anthony Reyes, starting pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals
  • 1981 Martin Halle, Danish footballer
  • 1981 Caterina Scorsone, Canadian actress (Alice, The November Man), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1982 Frédéric Michalak, French rugby player
  • 1982 Vincy Chan, a Hong Kong-Singaporean Canto-pop singer ("My Memories are Not My Own"), born in Hong Kong
  • 1984 Trevor Blumas, Canadian actor
  • 1984 Shayne Ward, British singer (UK X Factor - "That's My Goal"), and actor (Coronation Street), born in Tameside, Greater Manchester, England
  • 1985 Casey Stoner, Australian motorcycle racer and 2007 MotoGP World Champion
  • 1988 Zoltán Stieber, Hungarian footballer
  • 1991 Joshua Crumbly, American jazz bassist, born in Westlake Village, California
  • 1992 Bryce Harper, American baseball player (Washington Nationals), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1993 Caroline Garcia, French tennis player (French Open doubles 2016), born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France

Naomi Osaka

1997 Naomi Osaka, Japanese tennis player (US Open 2018, 20; Australian Open 2019, 21), born in Osaka, Japan