On This Day

Famous Birthdays on September 8 (Part 2)

  • 1972 Markus Babbel, German football player and coach, born in Munich, West Germany
  • 1972 Giovanni Frezza, Italian actor, born in Potenza, Italy
  • 1972 Lisa Kennedy, American political commentator and television personality, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1972 Tomokazu Seki, Japanese voice actor, born in Kōtō, Tokyo
  • 1972 Phil Laak, Irish-American professional poker player, born in Dublin
  • 1972 Lance Bangs, American filmmaker and music video director, born in Sacramento, California
  • 1973 Jason Downs, American actor (KC Undercover, Hairspray), born in Columbia, Maryland
  • 1973 Khamis Al-Owairan, Saudi Arabian soccer midfielder (105 caps), born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • 1973 Khamis Al-Dossari, Saudi Arabian soccer midfielder (105 caps; Al-Hilal, Al Ittihad), born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (d. 2020)
  • 1974 Braulio Luna, Mexican soccer midfielder (32 caps; San Luis), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1974 Tanaz Eshaghian, Iranian-American documentary filmmaker (Be Like Others), born in Iran
  • 1975 Elena Likhovtseva, Russian tennis player, born in Alma-Ata, Soviet Union
  • 1975 John Thomas, American NBA forward (Boston Celtics), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1975 Richard Hughes, English musician (Keane), born in Gravesend, Kent, England
  • 1975 Larenz Tate, American actor, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1975 Lee Eul-Yong, South Korean footballer, born in Taebaek, South Korea

  • 1976 Sjeng Schalken, Dutch tennis player, born in Weert, Netherlands
  • 1976 Gerald Drummond, Costa Rican footballer, born in Limón, Costa Rica
  • 1976 Jervis Drummond, Costa Rican footballer, born in Limón, Costa Rica
  • 1976 Brendan Kelly, American punk rock bassist and singer (The Lawrence Arms), born in Missouri
  • 1976 Sarah Kucserka, American TV producer and screenwriter (Ugly Betty)
  • 1977 Maria Helena Selin, Finnish ice hockey right wing (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1978 Gerard Autet, Spanish footballer, born in Manlleu, Spain
  • 1978 Gil Meche, American baseball player, born in Lafayette, Louisiana

Person of interestPink

1979 Pink [Alecia Beth Moore], American singer (Get the Party Started; Try; Just Give Me A Reason), born in Abington Township, Pennsylvania

Singer Pink
  • 1980 Teruyuki Moniwa, Japanese footballer, born in Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan
  • 1981 Jonathan Taylor Thomas, American actor (Home Improvement), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • 1981 Morten Gamst Pedersen, Norwegian footballer (Tromsø), born in Vadsø, Norway
  • 1982 Marian Cozma, Romanian handball player (Romania 60 caps), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2009)
  • 1983 Wali Lundy, American NFL football player, born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • 1983 Diego Benaglio, Swiss-Italian footballer, born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • 1983 Chris Judd, Australian rules football player, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1983 Will Blalock, American basketball player, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1984 Vitaly Petrov, Russian racing driver (Renault F1 Team in 2010), born in Vyborg, Soviet Union
  • 1984 Peter Whittingham, English footballer, born in Nuneaton, England
  • 1985 Yendi Phillips, Jamaican beauty pageant contestant (Miss Jamaica Universe 2010), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1986 João Moutinho, Portuguese footballer, born in Barreiro, Portugal
  • 1986 Matt Grothe, American football player, born in Lakeland, Florida

Person of interestAlexandre Bilodeau

1987 Alexandre Bilodeau, Canadian freestyle skier (Gold in 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics), born in Montreal, Quebec

Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist Alexandre Bilodeau
Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist
Alexandre Bilodeau
  • 1988 Arrelious Benn, American football wide receiver, born in Washington, D. C.
  • 1988 Chantal Jones, American fashion model, born in Austin, Texas
  • 1988 Caitlin Hill, Australian YouTube personality (TheHill88), born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • 1989 Wiz Khalifa [Cameron Thomaz] American rapper (See You Again), born in Minot, North Dakota

Person of interestAvicii

1989 Avicii [Tim Bergling], Swedish musician, DJ, remixer and record producer (Levels, Wake Me Up, Sunshine), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2018)

DJ and Record Producer Avicii
DJ and Record Producer
  • 1990 Matt Barkley, American NFL football quarterback (Buffalo Bills), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1996 Krystal Reyes, Filipina actress (Bakekang), born in Santa Maria, Bulacan, Philippines
  • 1997 Kimberlea Berg, English actress (My Friends Tigger & Pooh), born in London
  • 2002 Gaten Matarazzo, American actor (Stranger Things), born in Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey