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Famous Birthdays on September 15

Marco Polo

1254 Marco Polo, Italian explorer (Il Milione), born in Venice, Venetian Republic (d. 1324)

  • 1505 Maria, Queen of Hungary as wife of Louis II and Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands (1531-55), born in Brussels (d. 1558)
  • 1533 Catherine of Austria, Queen of Poland and Grand Duchess consort of Lithuania, born in Innsbruck or Vienna, Austria (d. 1572)
  • 1572 Erasmus Widmann, German composer, born in Schwäbisch Hall, Baden-Württemberg (d. 1634)
  • 1580 Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer, born in Aix-en-Provence, France (d. 1659)
  • 1586 Cristobal de Isla Diego, Spanish Baroque composer, born in Berlanga de Duero, Spain (d. 1651) baptism date
  • 1613 François VI, duc de La Rochefoucauld, French writer of maxims and memoirs, born in Paris, Kingdom of France (d. 1680)
  • 1649 Titus Oates, English minister and plotter, born in Oakham, Rutland, England (d. 1705)
  • 1666 Princess Sophia Dorothea of Celle, repudiated wife of future King George I of Great Britain, and mother of George II, born in Celle, Germany (d. 1726)
  • 1685 Gottfried Kirchhoff, German composer, born in Mühlbeck, Bitterfeld, Germany (d. 1746)
  • 1690 Ignazio Prota, Italian composer, born in Naples (d. 1748)
  • 1736 Jean-Sylvain Bailly, French astronomer noted for his computation of an orbit for Halley’s Comet (1759) and author of History of Ancient Astronomy from Its Origin to the Establishment of the School of Alexandria, born in Paris (d. 1793)
  • 1744 Georg Ritschel, German composer, born in Mannheim (d. 1805)
  • 1760 Bogislav Friedrich Emanuel von Tauentzien, Prussian general of the Napoleonic Wars, born in Potsdam, Brandenburg (d. 1824)
  • 1764 Friedrich Heine, German composer, born in Leipzig (d. 1821)
  • 1764 Paolo Francesco Parenti, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1821)

James Fenimore Cooper

1789 James Fenimore Cooper, 1st major American novelist (The Last of the Mohicans), born in Burlington, New Jersey (d. 1851)

  • 1808 Louis Clapisson, French composer and violinist, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1866)
  • 1811 Jan Nepomuk Škroup, Czech composer, born in Osice, Czech Republic (d. 1892)
  • 1811 Willem Josephus van Zeggelen, Dutch author, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1879)
  • 1816 Edward Wolff, Polish pianist and composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1880)
  • 1828 Aleksandr Mikhailovich Butlerov, Russian chemist (discoverer of hexamine (1859)), born in Chistopol, Kazan Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1886)
  • 1830 José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori, President of Mexico (1877-1911), born in Oaxaca, Mexico (d. 1915)
  • 1834 Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian and political writer, born in Dresden, Kingdom of Saxony (d. 1896)
  • 1837 Leo van Gheluwe, Belgian composer, born in Wannegem-Lede, East Flanders (d. 1914)
  • 1843 Maurice, Prince of the Netherlands, son of King William III (d. 1850)
  • 1851 Josif Marinković, Serbian composer, born in Vranjevo, Novi Bečej (d. 1931)
  • 1852 Jan Matzeliger, Surinamese-Dutch inventor (shoe lacing machine), born in Paramaribo, Suriname (d. 1889)
  • 1852 Edward Bouchet, American physicist, 1st African American to receive US Ph.D, born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1918)

William Howard Taft

1857 William Howard Taft, 27th US President (Republican: 1909-13) and Chief Justice, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1930)

  • 1858 Charles Eugène, vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer and a hermit, born in Strasbourg, French Empire (d. 1916)
  • 1858 Jenő Hubay [Huber], Hungarian violinist, composer, and educator (Budapest Conservatory, 1886-1934) born in Pest, Hungary (d. 1937)
  • 1860 M. Visvesvaraya, Indian civil engineer and statesman (19th Diwan of the Mysore Kingdom), born in Muddenahalli, Chikkaballapura, Kingdom of Mysore, born in (d. 1962)
  • 1863 Horatio Parker, American organist and composer, born in Auburndale, Massachusetts (d. 1919)
  • 1865 Henri Capitant, French lawyer (Loi Falcidie) (d. 1937)
  • 1865 Nicolaus Adriani, Dutch linguist (Middle-Celebes languages), born in Oud-Loosdrecht, North Holland, Netherlands (d. 1926)
  • 1868 Dirk Berend Nanninga, Dutch painter (d. 1954)
  • 1876 Bruno Walter, German symphony conductor (NY Philharmonic), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1962)
  • 1876 Frank Gannett, American newspaper publisher (Gannett), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1957)
  • 1876 Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Indian Bengali novelist (Devdas), born in Debanandapur, Hooghly district, Bengal Presidency, India (d. 1938)
  • 1877 Jakob Ehrlich, Austrian politician and Zionist, born in Bystřice pod Hostýnem, Czech Republic (d. 1938)
  • 1877 Max Factor, Polish-American make-up artist, inventor and founder of cosmetics manufacturer Max Factor & Company, born in Zduńska Wola, Poland, Russian Empire (d. 1938)
  • 1879 Joseph Lyons, 10th Prime Minister of Australia (1932-39), born in Stanley, Tasmania (d. 1939)
  • 1879 Alec Ross, Scottish golfer (US Open 1907), born in Dornoch, Scotland (d. 1952)
  • 1881 Ettore Bugatti, Italian-French automobile designer and manufacturer (Automobiles E. Bugatti), born in Milan, Italy (d. 1947)
  • 1883 Esteban Terradas i Illa, Spanish mathematician, scientist and engineer, born in Barcelona (d. 1950)
  • 1884 Floro Ugarte, Argentine composer (From My Land; Saika), and educator, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1975)
  • 1887 Carlos Dávila, President of Government Junta of Chile (1932), born in Los Ángeles, Chile (d. 1955)
  • 1888 Antonio Ascari, Italian racing driver, born in Bonferraro, Italy (d. 1925)
  • 1889 Robert Benchley, American humorist (My 10 Years in a Quandary), born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1945)

Agatha Christie

1890 Agatha Christie, English crime writer (Murder on the Orient Express), born in Torquay, Devon (d. 1976)

  • 1890 Claude McKaye, Jamaican-American author (Songs of Jamaica, Banjo), born in Clarendon Parish, Jamaica (d. 1948)
  • 1890 Frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1974)
  • 1892 Silpa Bhirasri [Corrado Feroci], Italian-Thai sculptor, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1962)
  • 1894 Jean Renoir, French film director (Madame Bovary, Nana, Grand Illusion) and actor (Rules of the Game), born in Paris, France (d. 1979)
  • 1894 Oskar Klein, Swedish physicist (d. 1977)
  • 1895 Magda Lupescu, consort of King Carol II of Romania (d. 1977)
  • 1895 Charles "Chic" Harley, American football player (d. 1974)
  • 1898 John J. Slauerhoff, Dutch ship's doctor, writer and poet (El Dorado)
  • 1899 Milton S. Eisenhower, American University President (Pennsylvania State) and brother of Dwight, born in Abilene, Kansas (d. 1985)
  • 1901 Sir Donald Bailey, British engineer (d. 1985)
  • 1903 Roy Acuff, American country fiddler, singer ("Wabash Cannonball"; Grand Ole Opry), and music publisher (Acuff-Rose Music), born in Maynardville, Tennessee (d. 1992)
  • 1903 Syed Wazir Ali, Indian cricket batsman (7 Tests; Southern Punjab; Muslims), born in Jalandhar, India (d. 1950)
  • 1904 Tom Conway, Russian actor (Mark Saber, Betty Hutton Show), born in St Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1967)
  • 1904 Umberto II, van Piemonte, the last King of Italy (ruled 1946)
  • 1906 Kathryn Murray, American dancer (Arthur Murray Dance Party), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1999)
  • 1907 Fay Wray, Canadian American actress (King Kong), born in Alberta, Canada (d. 2004)
  • 1907 Jack Bailey, American TV host (Queen for a Day), born in Hampton, Iowa (d. 1980)
  • 1908 Penny Singleton, American actress (Blondie) and voice actress (Jane-Jetsons), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2003)
  • 1908 Gerd Gaiser, German writer (Ship in the Mountain)
  • 1909 Carlos Estrada, Uruguayan composer and conductor, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1970)

Jean Batten

1909 Jean Batten, New Zealand aviator (first-ever solo flight from England to New Zealand in 1936), born in Rotorua, New Zealand (d. 1982)

  • 1909 Phil Arnold, American actor (Errand Boy, Stud Lonigan, Damn Yankees), born in Hackensack, New Jersey (d. 1968)
  • 1909 C. N. Annadurai, Indian politician and 1st Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, born in Kancheepuram, Madras, British India (d. 1969)
  • 1910 George D. Kilpatrick, Canadian-British bible scholar
  • 1910 Richard Baerlein, British racing writer (d. 1911)
  • 1911 Silas Hogan, American blues singer and guitarist, born in Westover, Louisiana (d. 1994)
  • 1911 Karsten Solheim, Norwegian-born American golf entrepreneur (d. 2000)
  • 1911 Luther Terry, 9th Surgeon General of the United States (1961-65) warned against smoking, born in Red Level, Alabama (d. 1985)
  • 1912 Gisela Hernández Gonzalo, Cuban composer (d. 1971)
  • 1912 Ismail Yasseen, Egyptian comedian and actor (Isamil Yassine as Tarzan, Ibn Hamidu), born in Suez, Egypt (d. 1972)
  • 1913 Hans Filbinger, German politician (CDU), born in Mannheim, German Empire (d. 2007)
  • 1913 Henry Dreyfus Brant, Canadian composer (Great American Goot), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1913 John N. Mitchell, American lawyer, US attorney general, convicted and jailed as Nixon's campaign manager, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1988)
  • 1913 Roger "Ram" Ramirez, American jazz pianist and composer, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 1994)
  • 1914 Creighton Abrams, American general (commander of American forces in the Vietnam War, 1968-72), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1974)
  • 1914 Jens Otto Krag, Danish politician, premier of Denmark (1962-68, 71-72), born in Randers, Denmark (d. 1978)
  • 1914 Adolfo Bioy Casares, Argentine writer (d. 1999)
  • 1915 Helmut Schoen, football coach (manager of West Germany (1964-1978, 1974 World Cup), born in Dresden, German Empire (d. 1996)
  • 1915 John Conte, American actor (The Man with the Golden Arm, Lost in a Harem, Mantovani), born in Palmer, Massachusetts (d. 2006)
  • 1916 Margaret Lockwood, British actress (Cast a Dark Shadow, The Lady Vanishes), born in Karachi, India (d. 1990)
  • 1917 Richard Arnell, English classical composer, born in London, England (d. 2009)
  • 1918 Nipsey Russell, American comedian (Car 54, Where Are You?), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2005)
  • 1919 Fausto Coppi, Italian cyclist (Giro d'Italia 1940, 47, 49, 52-53; Tour de France 1949, 52; World Championship gold Individual pursuit 1947, road race 1953), born in Castellania, Italy (d. 1960)
  • 1919 Nelson Gidding, American screenwriter ( The Andromeda Strain), born in New York (d. 2004)
  • 1920 Dave Garcia, American MLB manager (California Angels, Cleveland Indians), born in San Diego, California (d. 2018)
  • 1921 Jan Frank Fischer, Czech composer, born in Louny, Czech Republic (d. 2006)
  • 1921 Norma MacMillan, Canadian voice actress (Casper the Ghost), born in Vancouver (d. 2001)
  • 1922 Jackie Cooper, American actor and director (Skippy, Superman), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2011)
  • 1922 Bob Anderson, English Olympic Fencer, renowned film fight choreographer (Star Wars, Lord of the Rings) (d.2012)
  • 1923 Anton Heiller, Austrian organist and composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1979)
  • 1924 Bobby Short, American cabaret singer and pianist (Carlisle Hotel), born in Danville, Illinois (d. 2005)
  • 1924 Lucebert, Dutch poet, painter and cartoonist (Boozz, PC Hooft prize 1967)
  • 1925 Forrest Compton, American actor (Gomer Pyle USMC, Edge of Night), born in Reading, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • 1925 Carlo Rambaldi, Italian special effects artist (Alien, E.T.), born in Vigarano Mainarda, Italy (d. 2012)
  • 1925 Wally Halder, Canadian ice hockey forward (Olympic gold 1948, tournament top scorer), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1994)
  • 1925 Gösta Jonsson, Swedish saxophonist, accordion player and band leader, born in Kungsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1984)
  • 1926 Jean-Pierre Serre, French mathematician (1954 Fields Medal), born in Bages, France
  • 1926 Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director (d. 2006)
  • 1926 Edward Derwinski, American congressman for Chicago 1959-83, first Secretary of Veteran Affairs 1989-1992, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1927 Norm Crosby, American comedian and "Master of the Malaprop" (Liar's Club), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2020)
  • 1927 David Stove, Australian philosopher, (d. 1994)
  • 1928 Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, American jazz alto saxophonist and bandleader of the 1950-60s hard bop era ("The Black Messiah"), born in Tampa, Florida (d. 1975)
  • 1928 Rod Robbie, Canadian architect and planner (Roger's Centre/Sky Dome, Toronto), born in Poole, England (d. 2012)
  • 1929 Murray Gell-Mann, American physicist who predicted quarks (the theory of elementary particles), born in Manhattan, NYC, New York
  • 1929 Eva Burrows, Austrian Salvation Army officer, 13th General of The Salvation Army, born in Newcastle, Australia (d. 2015)
  • 1933 Henry Darrow, American actor (Harry O, New Dick Van Dyke Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1933 Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Spanish conductor, born in Burgos, Spain (d. 2014)
  • 1934 Fred Nile, Australian politician and minister, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1935 Jacques d'Ancona, Dutch journalist/TV host (Sound-Mix Show), born in Groningen, Netherlands

Ashley Cooper

1936 Ashley Cooper, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1957-58, Wimbledon, US C'ships 1958), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 2020)

  • 1937 Robert Lucas, Jr., American economist (1995 Nobel Prize for Economics for rational expectations theory), born in Yakima, Washington
  • 1937 Fernando de la Rúa, Argentine politician, 51st President of Argentina (1999-2001), born in , Argentina (d. 2019)
  • 1937 Tony Yates, American college basketball point guard (National C'ship 1961, 62; Cincinnati Bearcats) and head coach (Cincinnati 1983-89), born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana (d. 2020)
  • 1937 Les Braid, British bassist (Swinging Blue Jeans - "Hippie-Hippie Shake), born in West Derby, Liverpool, England (d. 2005)
  • 1938 Gaylord Perry, American baseball player (1972 AL Cy Young winner), born in Williamston, North Carolina
  • 1938 Rafael Osuna, Mexican tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1963), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 1969)
  • 1938 Sylvia Moy, American songwriter ("My Cherie Amour"; "This Old Heart Of Mine"; "It Takes Two"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2017)
  • 1939 Breyten Breytenbach, South African poet and painter, born in Bonnievale, South Africa
  • 1939 Jim Kimsey, American co-founder of AOL, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2016)
  • 1940 Frank Linzy, American baseball player, born in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
  • 1940 Merlin Olsen, American football player (Los Angeles Rams) and actor (Father Murphy), born in Logan, Utah (d. 2010)
  • 1940 Norman [Richard] Spinrad, American sci-fi author (Child of Fortune), born in New York City
  • 1941 Signe Toly Anderson, American singer, founding member of Jefferson Airplane ("Chauffeur Blues"), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2016)
  • 1941 Mirosław Hermaszewski, Polish cosmonaut (Soyuz 30), born in Lipniki, Reichskommissariat Ukraine, German-occupied Poland
  • 1941 Flórián Albert 'the Emperor', Hungarian footballer, born in Hercegszántó, Hungary (d. 2011)
  • 1941 Yuri Norstein, Russian animator (Hedgehog in the Fog), born in Andreyevka, Russia
  • 1942 Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, American sci-fi author (Hotel Transylvania), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1942 Lee Dorman, American rock bassist (Iron Butterfly; Captain Beyond), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2012)

Emmerson Mnangagwa

1942 Emmerson Mnangagwa "the crocodile", Zimbabwean politician (President 2017-), born in Zvishavane, South Rhodesia

  • 1944 Sotirios Hatzigakis, Greek politician, born in Trikala,, Greece
  • 1945 Jessye Norman, American opera singer (Carmen), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 2019)
  • 1945 Carmen Maura, Spanish actress (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1945 Ron Shelton, American film director (Bull Durham), born in Whittier, California
  • 1946 Fighting Mack [Edwin Alberto], Antillian welterweight boxer, born in Willemstad, Curacao
  • 1946 Tommy Lee Jones, American actor (Executioner's Song, Bloody Monday, The Fugitive), born in San Saba, Texas
  • 1946 Howard Waldrop, American sci-fi author (The Ugly Chickens), born in Houston, Mississippi
  • 1946 Ola Brunkert, Swedish pop, rock and jazz drummer (ABBA), born in Örebro, Sweden (d. 2008)
  • 1946 Oliver Stone, American Academy Award-winning screenwriter and film director (Wall Street; Born On The Fourth of July; Platoon; JFK), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948 Suzyn Waldman, American Sportscaster (baseball- NY Yankee), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • 1948 Amalie Malling, Danish concert pianist, and educator (Royal Danish Academy of Music, 1981-present), born in Lübeck, Germany
  • 1949 Joe Barton, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives, 1985-2019), born in Waco, Texas
  • 1951 Johan Neeskens, Dutch footballer, born in Heemstede, Netherlands
  • 1951 Pete Carroll, American NFL coach (Super Bowl 2013, Seattle Seahawks 2010-20; New York Jets, New England Patriots; USC), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1952 Kelly Keagy, American rock vocalist (Night Ranger), born in Eugene, Oregon
  • 1953 Pat Barrett, Canadian pop and doo-wop vocalist (Crew Cuts - "Sh-Boom"), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • 1954 John Hervey, 7th marquess of Bristol, English flamboyant peer who lost his fortune to drug addiction, born in Bury St Edmunds, England (d. 1999)
  • 1954 Adrian Adonis [Keith A. Franke Jr.], American professional wrestler, born in NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1954 Hrant Dink, Turkish-Armenian newspaper editor (d. 2007)

Lloyd Blankfein

1954 Lloyd Blankfein, American CEO and Chairman of Goldman Sachs, born in NYC, New York

  • 1955 Mac Sweeney, American politician (Rep-R-TX, 1985-89), born in Wharton, Texas
  • 1955 Željka Antunović, Croatian politician, 1st female Minister of Defence, born in Virovitica, Yugoslavia
  • 1955 Renzo Rosso, Italian clothing designer and (Diesel), born in Brugine, Italy
  • 1955 Abdul Qadir, Pakistani cricket spin bowler (67 Tests; 236 wickets; best 9/56 1987), born in Lahore, Punjab (d. 2019)
  • 1955 Brendan O'Carroll, Irish stage and screen actor, comedian, director, producer and writer (Mrs. Brown's Boys - "Agnes Brown"), born in Finglas, Dublin, Ireland
  • 1956 Jaki Graham, British R&B singer-songwriter ("Could It Be I'm Falling In Love"), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1956 Ned Rothenberg, composer and multi-instrumentalist, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1956 Tawny Little (née Godin), American beauy queen (Miss American, 1976), news anchor, and actress, born in Portland, Maine
  • 1956 Maggie Reilly, Scottish folk singer, born in Moodiesburn, Scotland
  • 1957 Fulton Allem, South African golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Kroonstad, South Africa
  • 1957 Paweł Pawlikowski, Polish filmmaker (Cold War), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1958 Lesley Player, English lover of Sarah Ferguson's father, born in Redhill, England
  • 1958 Wendie Jo Sperber, American actress (Wanna Hold Your Hand, Bossom Buddies, Back to the Future), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2005)
  • 1958 Dr. Know [Gary Miller], American guitarist (Bad Brains), born in Washington, D. C.
  • 1960 Scott Thompson Baker, American actor (Gen Hosp, All My Children), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1960 Michel "Mitch" Dorge, Canadian drummer and producer (Crash Test Dummies - "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm"), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1960 Lisa Vanderpump, American restaurateur and reality star (Vanderpump Rules), born in London, England

Dan Marino

1961 Dan Marino, American College, Pro Football Halls of Fame quarterback (Miami Dolphins, 9-time Pro Bowl), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • 1962 Earnest Byner, American NFL running back (Cleveland Browns) and coach, born in Milledgeville, Georgia
  • 1962 Dina Lohan, American television personality, mother and manager of actress Lindsay Lohan, born in NYC, New York
  • 1962 Rebecca Miller, American director and writer (The Ballad of Jack and Rose), born in Roxbury, Connecticut
  • 1964 Andrew Landenberger, Australian tornado sailor (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • 1964 Ryoko Kikuchi, Japanese cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-11) and reporter, born in Zama City, Kanagawa, Japan
  • 1964 Róbert Fico, Slovak Prime minister (2006-10, 2012-18), born in Topoľčany, Slovakia
  • 1964 Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein [Paul Caiafa], American musician, former guitarist for horror punk band The Misfits, born in Lodi, New Jersey
  • 1966 Sherman Douglas 'the General', American NBA guard (NJ Nets), born in Washington D.C.
  • 1967 Jerry Dixon, American heavy metal bassist (Warrant - "Cherry Pie"), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1968 Danny Nucci, American actor (Gabriel Ortega-Falcon Crest), born in Klagenfurt, Austria
  • 1968 Rich Robertson, American pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Nacogdoches, Texas
  • 1969 DJ Kay Gee [Kier Gist], American musician (Naughty by Nature), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1969 Jeffrey Schwarz, American documentary film director and producer, born in New York City
  • 1970 Ramya Krishnan, Indian actress (Padayappa ), born in Madras, India
  • 1971 Chad Bratzke, American NFL defensive end (NY Giants), born in Waukegan, Illinois
  • 1971 Josh Charles, American actor (The Good Wife), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1971 Wayne Ferreira, South African tennis star (Munich 1995), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1971 Will Shields, American NFL guard (KC Chiefs), born in Fort Riley, Kansas
  • 1971 Ben Wallers, English musician and songwriter (Country Teasers), born in St Albans, England
  • 1971 Michael Malone, American basketball head coach (Denver Nuggets 2015-19; Sacramento Kings 2013-14; NBA All-Star Game 2019), born in Queens, New York
  • 1972 Jimmy Carr, English comedian (8 Out of 10 Cats), born in London, England
  • 1972 Kit Chan, Singaporean singer, born in Singapore