On This Day

Famous Birthdays on September 24

  • 15 Aulus Vitellius, Roman Emperor for a few months in 69AD, born in Rome (d. 69)
  • 1301 Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (d. 1372)

Person of interestGirolamo Cardano

1501 Girolamo Cardano, Italian mathematician and astrologer (Ars Magna-1545), born in Pavia, Italy (d. 1576)

Mathematician Girolamo Cardano
Mathematician
Girolamo Cardano
  • 1513 Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg, Queen of Gustav I of Sweden, born in Ratzeburg, Germany (d. 1535)
  • 1534 Guru Ram Das, 4th Sikh Guru (1574-81), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan (d. 1581)
  • 1564 William Adams, English navigator and 1st ever Western Samurai, born in Gillingham, Kent, England (d. 1620)

Person of interestAlbrecht von Wallenstein

1583 Albrecht von Wallenstein, Bohemian-German general and statesman (Thirty Years' War), born in Heřmanice, Kingdom of Bohemia in the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1634)

General and Nobleman Albrecht von Wallenstein
General and Nobleman
Albrecht von Wallenstein
  • 1625 Johan de Witt, Dutch statesman and advisor of Holland, born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1672)
  • 1667 Jean-Louis Lully, French composer and son of Jean-Baptiste Lully, born in Paris, France (d. 1688)
  • 1705 Leopold Joseph Graf Daun, Austrian field marshal, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1766)
  • 1717 Horace Walpole, British horror writer (Castle of Otranto), born in London (d. 1797)
  • 1725 Arthur Guinness, Irish brewer and founder of the Guinness brewery, born in Celbridge, County Kildare, Ireland (d. 1803)
  • 1748 Philipp Meissner, German composer, born in Burgpreppach, Bavaria (d. 1816)

Person of interestJohn Marshall

1755 John Marshall, 4th Chief Justice of the United States (1801-35), born in Germantown, Virginia (d. 1835)

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States John Marshall
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
John Marshall
  • 1761 Friedrich Ludwig Æmilius Kunzen, German composer, born in Lübeck, Germany (d. 1817)
  • 1762 William Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets), born in Kings Sutton, England (d. 1850)

  • 1773 Johann Philipp Christian Schulz, German composer, born in Bad Langensalza, Germany (d. 1827)
  • 1801 Mikhail Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist and mathematician, born in Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1862)
  • 1802 Adolphe d'Archiac, French paleontologist and geologist, born in Reims, France (d. 1868)
  • 1806 George Alexander Osborne, Irish pianist and composer (La Pluie de perles), born in Limerick, Ireland (d. 1893)
  • 1817 Ramón de Campoamor y Campoosorio, Spanish poet (Doloras), born in Navia, Spain (d. 1901)
  • 1821 Cyprian Norwid, Polish painter, poet and playwright (Wanda), born in Głuchy, Poland (d. 1883)
  • 1824 Truman Seymour, American artist and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Burlington, Vermont (d. 1891)
  • 1825 Frances Harper, African-American abolinist, suffragist and writer (Iola Leroy), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1911)
  • 1827 Henry Warner Slocum, American politician and Major General (Union Army), born in Pompey, New York (d. 1894)
  • 1829 James St Clair Morton, American engineer, author, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1864)
  • 1829 Charles S. West, American jurist and politician, born in Camden, South Carolina (d. 1885)
  • 1833 Henry Alanson Barnum, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Jamesville, New York (d. 1892)
  • 1848 Pieter Louis Tak, literary figure (The Chronicle) (d. 1907)
  • 1858 Eugene Foss, American politician (45th Governor of Massachusetts), born in St. Albans, Vermont (d. 1939)
  • 1859 Julius Klengel, German cellist and composer, born in Leipzig, Kingdom of Saxony (d. 1933)
  • 1860 S. R. Crockett, Scottish novelist (The Stickit Minister), born in Duchrae, Balmaghie, Kirkcudbrightshire (d. 1914)
  • 1870 Georges Claude, French engineer and inventor (neon light), born in Paris (d. 1960)
  • 1871 Lottie Dod, British all-round athlete (Wimbledon 1887-88, 1891-93), born in Bebington, England (d. 1960)
  • 1878 Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz, Swiss writer (Le Petit Village), born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 1947)
  • 1884 Gustave Garrigou, French cyclist (Tour de France 1911), born in Vabre-Tizac, France (d. 1963)

  • 1884 Hugo Schmeisser, German inventor and weapons designer, born in Jena, Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, German Empire (d. 1953)
  • 1885 Herman Bouber, Dutch actor and playwright (Sailor's Wives), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1963)
  • 1886 James Burke, American actor (Mystery Theater, Great Guy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)
  • 1890 A. P. Herbert, English journalist and writer (Punch, Helen), born in Ashtead, Surrey, England (d. 1971)
  • 1890 Mike González, Cuban baseball player, born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1977)
  • 1892 Sam de Vries, Flemish actor (Wandering Jew), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1943)
  • 1892 Adélard Godbout, Canadian politician (15th Premier of Québec), born in Saint-Éloi, Quebec, Canada (d. 1956)
  • 1893 Lemon Henry "Blind Lemon" Jefferson, American blues singer and guitarist, born in Coutchman, Texas (d. 1929)
  • 1893 Julia Faye, American actress (The 10 Commandments, Samson & Delilah), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1966)
  • 1894 Tommy Armour, Scottish-American golfer (US Open 1927, PGA 1930, British Open 1931), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1968)
  • 1895 André F. Cournand, French physician and physiologist (Nobel 1956), born in Paris (d. 1988)

Person of interestF. Scott Fitzgerald

1896 F. Scott Fitzgerald, American author (Great Gatsby, Zelda), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 1940)

  • 1898 Charlotte van Pallandt, Dutch sculptress, born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 1997)

Person of interestHoward Florey

1898 Howard Florey, Australian pathologist and pharmacologist who purified penicillin (Nobel 1945), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 1968)

Pathologist and Nobel Laureate Howard Florey
Pathologist and Nobel Laureate
Howard Florey
  • 1899 Eduardo Hernández Moncada, Mexican composer and pianist, born in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico (d. 1995)
  • 1899 William Dobell, Australian portrait artist, born in Cooks Hill, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1970)
  • 1900 Ham Fisher, American comic strip writer and cartoonist (Joe Palooka), born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (d. 1955)
  • 1902 Cheryl Crawford, American actress and producer (Touch of Venus, Brigadoon), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1986)

Person of interestAyatollah Khomeini

1902 Ayatollah Khomeini [Ruhollah Khomeini], Supreme leader of Iran (1979-89), religious figure and political leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, born in Khomeyn, Persia (d. 1989)

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
  • 1904 Cemal Reşit Rey, Turkish composer, born in Jerusalem, Ottoman Empire (d. 1985)
  • 1904 Owen Saunders, English mathematician and mechanical engineer, born in Streatham, London (d. 1993)
  • 1905 Severo Ochoa, Spanish-American physician and biochemist (Nobel 1959), born in Luarca, Asturias, Spain (d. 1993)
  • 1906 Victor Wong, American actor (Mission to Moscow, War Correspondent, King Kong), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1972)
  • 1907 Pierre Moulaert, Belgian composer, born in Saint-Gilles, Belgium (d. 1967)
  • 1909 Gerard Ciołek, Polish architect, born in Wyżnica, Austria-Hungary (d. 1966)
  • 1910 Cao Yu, Huaju writer (Peking Man), born in Tianjin, China (d. 1996)
  • 1910 Frank Pelleg [Pollack], Czech-Israeli harpsichordist, pianist, conductor and educator, born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1968) [1]
  • 1910 Jean Servais, Belgian actor (Le Plaisir, Every Man is My Enemy), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1976)
  • 1910 Leon MacLaren, British philosopher and founder of the LSE, born in Glasgow (d. 1994)

Person of interestKonstantin Chernenko

1911 Konstantin Chernenko, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1984-85), born in Bolshaya Tes, Yeniseysk Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1985)

Soviet General Secretary Konstantin Chernenko
Soviet General Secretary
Konstantin Chernenko
  • 1912 Donald "Don" Porter, American actor (Gidget, The Ann Sothern Show), born in Miami, Oklahoma (d. 1997)
  • 1912 Ian Serraillier, English children's books author (The Silver Sword), born in London (d. 1994)
  • 1913 Herb Jeffries [Umberto Alejandro Ballentino], American actor and director (The Bronze Buckaroo, Mundo depravados), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2014)
  • 1914 Andrzej Panufnik, Polish-British composer and conductor (Symphony No. 3 - Sinfonia Sacra), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1991)
  • 1914 Hein Jordans, Dutch conductor, born in Venlo, Limburg, Netherlands (d. 2003)
  • 1914 Sir John Kerr, Australian politician and the Governor General who dismissed the Whitlam Government, born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1991)
  • 1915 Larry Gates, American actor (Guiding Light, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Body Snatchers), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1996)
  • 1915 Margarita Aliger, Russian poet (Zoja), born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 1992) [OS]
  • 1916 John Lapsley, British air marshal, born in India (d. 1995)
  • 1917 William Putnam Bundy, American attorney and intelligence expert (9th Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2000)
  • 1918 Audra Lindley, American actress (Three's Company, The Relic, Ropers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1997)
  • 1918 Richard Hoggart, British author (The Uses of Literacy: Aspects of Working Class Life) and warden (Goldsmith's College London), born in Leeds, England (d. 2014)
  • 1919 Dayton Allen, American comedian (Steve Allen Show, The Cotton Club), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1919 Václav Nelhýbel, Czech-American composer (Everyman), born in Polanka, Czechoslovakia (d. 1996)
  • 1921 Jim McKay, American sportscaster (ABC's Wide World of Sports), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • 1921 Leonard Salzedo, British composer, born in London, England (d. 2000)
  • 1922 David Lane, British Conservative politician and CEO (Commission for Racial Equality), born in London (d. 1998)
  • 1922 Theresa Merritt [Hines], American singer and actress (The Wiz, That's My Mama), born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 1998)
  • 1923 Ladislav Fuks, Czech writer, born in Prague (d. 1994)
  • 1923 Mervyn Brown, British diplomat and historian of Madagascar
  • 1923 Theodore "Fats" Navarro, American jazz trumpet player, born in Key West, Florida (d. 1950)
  • 1924 Jean-Pierre Warner, British high court judge (d. 2005)
  • 1924 Sheila MacRae, British-born actress (Jackie Gleason Show), born in London, England (d. 2014)
  • 1924 Sammy Guillen, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (5 Tests West Indies & 3 Tests New Zealand), born in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago (d. 2013)
  • 1924 Nina Bocharova, Soviet-Ukrainian gymnast (Olympic gold balance beam, team 1952), born in Suprunivka, Ukraine (d. 2020)

  • 1925 Autar Singh Paintal, Indian medical scientist, born in Mogok, Myanmar (d. 2004)
  • 1927 Richard Swift, American singer and songwriter (The Black Keys), born in California (d. 2018)
  • 1929 George McNicol, Scottish Principal and vice-chancellor (Aberdeen University), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2014)
  • 1929 Edward M. Lawson, Canadian trade unionist and politician, born in Gerald, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 2016)
  • 1929 Erik Lotichius, Dutch composer (Anaitalrax), born in Helden, Netherlands (d. 2015)
  • 1930 John Young, American astronaut and 9th person to walk on the Moon (Gemini 3 & 10, Apollo 10 & 16, STS 1 & 9), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2018)
  • 1930 Józef Krupiński, Polish poet (Marsz żałobny), born in Skarbanowo, Poland (d. 1998)
  • 1930 Angelo Muscat, Maltese-born British actor (The Prisoner, Doctor Who), born in the Republic of Malta (d. 1977)
  • 1931 Anthony Newley, British actor and singer-songwriter (Doctor Dolittle; Goldfinger theme; Willy Wonka score), born in London, England (d. 1999)
  • 1931 Brian Glanville, English journalist and football writer, born in Hendon, London
  • 1931 Cardiss Collins, American politician (first African-American woman to represent the Midwest in Congress), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2013)
  • 1932 Svetlana Beriosova, Lithuanian-British ballerina, born in Kaunas, Lithuania (d. 1998)
  • 1932 Dominique Michel, French-Canadian comedian, born in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, Canada
  • 1933 Catherine Hughes [Pestell], British principal (Somerville College Oxford), born in County Durham, England (d. 2014)
  • 1933 Mel Taylor, American rock drummer (The Ventures - "Walk, Don't Run"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1934 Bernard Nevill, British textile designer, born in London, England (d. 2019)
  • 1934 John Brunner, Britsih sci-fi author (100th Millennium), born in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England (d. 1995)
  • 1934 Manfred Wörner, German general and Secretary-General of NATO (1988-94), born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1994)
  • 1934 Robert Lang, English actor (Night Watch), born in Bristol, England (d. 2004)
  • 1934 Tommy Anderson, Scottish footballer (Stockport County), born in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland
  • 1935 Barbara Brilliant, Canadian TV host and journalist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1935 Lawrence Urquhart, Scottish businessman and CEO (Burmah Castrol)
  • 1935 Sean McCann, Canadian actor (...First Do No Harm), born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • 1935 Paul Eells, American sportscaster ("Voice of the Razorbacks"), born in Iowa City, Iowa (d. 2006)

Person of interestJim Henson

1936 James "Jim" Henson, American puppeteer, artist, screenwriter and filmmaker, best known as the creator of 'the Muppets" (Sesame Street, The Muppet Show), born in Greenville, Mississippi (d. 1990)

Muppeteer and Filmmaker Jim Henson
Muppeteer and Filmmaker
Jim Henson
  • 1937 Alan Grose, British vice-admiral
  • 1938 Steve Douglas [Kreisman], American session and touring saxophonist and flautist (Phil Specter; Duane Eddy; Beach Boys), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1993)
  • 1939 Sonny Turner, American singer (The Platters, The Metrotones), born in Fairmont, West Virginia
  • 1940 Barbara "Bibs" Allbut, American rock vocalist (Angels - My Boyfriend's Back), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1940 Yves Navarre, French writer (Le Jardin d'acclimatation), born in Condom, France (d. 1994)

  • 1940 Slaven Zambata, Croatian soccer forward (31 caps Yugoslavia; Dinamo Zagreb), born in Sinj, Croatia (d. 2020)
  • 1941 John Mackey, American NFL tight end (Baltimore Colts, San Diego Chargers), born in Roosevelt, New York (d. 2011)

Person of interestLinda McCartney

1941 Linda McCartney [Eastman], American photographer and musician (Wings) and wife of Paul McCartney, born in New York City (d. 1998)

Musician, Activist and Photographer Linda McCartney
Musician, Activist and Photographer
Linda McCartney
  • 1941 Tony Rutter, British motorcycle road racer (Formula Two World C'ship 1981-84; 7 x Isle of Man TT Races), born in Wordsley, England (d. 2020)
  • 1942 Gerry Marsden, British rock vocalist and TV personality (Gerry & Pacemakers - Ferry Cross The Mersey), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1942 Phyllis "Jiggs" Allbut, American rock vocalist (Angels - My Boyfriend's Back), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1943 Lee Aaker, American actor (Rusty-Rin Tin Tin), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944 Diana Körner, German actress (Barry Lyndon), born in Wolmirsleben, Germany
  • 1945 Catherine Burns, American actress (Last Summer, One Life to Live, Catcher), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945 David Drake, American sci-fi author, veteran and lawyer (Cross the Stars, Rolling Hot), born in the United States
  • 1945 Lou Dobbs, American journalist (Lou Dobbs Tonight), born in Childress County, Texas
  • 1945 John Milford Rutter, English composer, conductor, and arranger, mainly of choral music (Mass OfThe Children), born in London.
  • 1946 "Mean" Joe Greene, American NFL tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers), Coke spokesman, born in Temple, Texas
  • 1946 Carson Van Osten, American musician and comic strip writer (Disney), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2015)
  • 1946 Jacqueline Courtney, American actress (Another World, One Life to Live), born in New Jersey
  • 1946 Jerry Donahue, American guitarist and producer (Fairport Convention, The Hellecasters), born in Manhattan, NYC
  • 1946 Marc Neikrug, American pianist, conductor and composer (Los Alamos), born in New York City
  • 1946 Pat Pocock, Welsh cricketer (intermittent England off-spinner 1968-85), born in Bangor, Wales
  • 1947 Erik Hivju, Norwegian actor, born in Norway
  • 1948 Bernadette Hingley, British priest, one of the 1st women to be ordained in England, born in Sowerby Bridge, England (d. 1995)
  • 1948 Gordon Clapp, American actor (Greg Medavoy-NYPD Blue), born in North Conway, New Hampshire

Person of interestPhil Hartman

1948 Phil Hartman, Canadian-American actor (SNL, Peewee's Playhouse), born in Brantford, Ontario (d. 1998)

  • 1948 Heinz Chur, German composer, born in Essen, Germany
  • 1950 Mohinder Amarnath, Indian cricketer (son of Lala Indian batsman of 70's/80's), born in Patiala, India
  • 1950 Kristina Wayborn, Swedish actress (Octopussy), born in Nybro, Sweden
  • 1951 Douglas Kmiec, American legal scholar and ambassador
  • 1952 Joseph P. Kennedy II, American politician (Rep-D-Massachusetts 1987-99), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1952 Mark Sandman, American singer-songwriter and musician (Morphine; Treat Her Right), born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1999)
  • 1954 Stephen Jones, English art historian, born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • 1955 Riccardo Illy, Italian politician and businessman, Born in Trieste, Italy

  • 1956 Ilona Slupianek, German shot-putter (Olympic gold 1980), born in Demmin, East Germany
  • 1957 Brad Bird, American director (The Iron Giant, The Incredibles), born in Kalispell, Montana
  • 1958 Kevin Sorbo, American actor (Hercules Legendary Journeys, Andromeda), born in Mound, Minnesota
  • 1959 Steve Whitmire, American voice actor and puppeteer (Kermit the Frog 1990-2016), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1959 Theo Paphitis, Cypriot-born British businessman (Dragon's Den, Millwall Football Club), born in Limassol, Cyprus
  • 1961 Allen Bestwick, American Nascar broadcaster, born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1961 John Logan, American screenwriter and playwright (Gladiator), born in San Diego, California
  • 1962 Jack Dee, British comedian (I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue), born in Bromley, England
  • 1962 Mike Phelan, English footballer and coach (Manchester United), born in Nelson, England
  • 1962 Nia Vardalos, Canadian American actress (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1962 Jake Phelps, American skateboarder, journalist (editor Thrasher magazine), born in San Francisco, CA (d. 2019)
  • 1964 Gene Watkins, American actor (James Walsh-As the World Turns), born in Waco, Texas
  • 1964 Rafael Palmeiro, 1st baseman (Baltimore Orioles), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1965 Sean McNabb, American bassist (Quiet Riot, Great White, Rough Cutt, House of Lords), born in South Bend, Indiana
  • 1966 Atul Bedade, Indian cricketer (ODI batsman), born in Bombay, India
  • 1966 Bernard Gilkey, American MLB outfielder (NY Mets), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1966 Kevin Koslofski, American MLB outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers), bon in Decatur, Illinois
  • 1966 Paul Michael Valley, American actor (Ryan Harrison-Another World), born in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
  • 1967 Frank Cornish, NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1967 Geir Sundbø, Norwegian composer, conductor, clarinetist and guitarist, born in Porsgrunn, Norway
  • 1969 Andrew Greene, Canadian NFL guard (Miami Dolphins, Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1969 Gene Hunt, American R&B musician (Acid Man), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1969 Lisa Matthews, American Playboy model (Apr, 1990, Playmate of the Year 1991), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • 1969 Megan Ward, American actress (Kimberly Sayers-Dark Skies), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969 Shawn "Clown" Crahan, American musician (Slipknot), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1969 Donald DeGrate, Jr. [DeVante Swing], American music producer, born in Hampton, Virginia
  • 1969 Goya Toledo, Spanish actress and model (Amores Perros), born in Arrecife, Spain
  • 1970 Jeanette Kollasch, American WPVA volleyballer (Pismo-17th-1995), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1970 Kristin Talbot, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Schuylerville New York
  • 1970 Paul Spoljaric, Canadian pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Kelowna, British Columbia

  • 1970 Winfred Tubbs, American NFL linebacker (Pro Bowl 1998; New Orleans Saints, SF 49ers), born in Fairfield, Texas
  • 1971 Peter Salisbury, English drummer (The Verve), born in Chippenham, England
  • 1973 Rodrick Rhodes, american NBA forward (Houston Rockets), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1973 Eddie George, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1995, Ohio State; Pro Bowl 1997-2000, Houston / Tennessee Oilers / Titans), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1974 Kiwane Garris, American NBA guard (Denver Nuggets), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1974 Matt McKeon, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Florissant, Missouri
  • 1975 Kyle Turley, American National Football League offensive lineman, born in Provo, Utah
  • 1975 Nick Hague, American NASA astronaut (Soyuz MS-10 & 12), born in Belleville, Kansas
  • 1976 Carlos Almeida, Angolan basketball player and politician, born in Luanda, Angola
  • 1976 Stephanie McMahon-Levesque, American professional wrestler (WWE), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1977 Frank Fahrenhorst, German footballer, born in Kamen, West Germany
  • 1978 Tarek Saab, American TV show contestant (The Apprentice), born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • 1978 Wietse van Alten, Dutch archer, born in Zaandam, Netherlands
  • 1979 Fábio Aurélio, Brazilian footballer (Liverpool), born in São Carlos, Brazil
  • 1979 Ross Mathews, American television personality and comedian (The Tonight Show), born in Mount Vernon, Washington
  • 1979 Justin Bruening, American actor (All My Children), born in St. Helena, Nebraska
  • 1980 Petri Pasanen, Finnish footballer, born in Lahti, Findland
  • 1980 John Arne Riise, Norwegian footballer, born in Molde, Norway
  • 1980 Daniele Bennati, Italian professional road racing cyclist, born in Arezzo, Italy