On This Day

Famous Birthdays on September 8 (Part 2)

  • 1967 Kimberly Peirce, American film director (Boys Don't Cry), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1967 James Packer, Australian businessman, son of Kerry Packer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1969 Oswaldo Ibarra, Ecuadorian footballer, born in Ambuquí, Ecuador
  • 1969 Lars Bohinen, Norwegian footballer (Nottingham Forest), born in Vadsø, Norway
  • 1969 Gary Speed, Welsh footballer and Wales national football team manager, born in Mancot, Flintshire, Wales (d. 2011)
  • 1970 Clarence Weatherspoon, American NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Crawford, Mississippi
  • 1970 Tomur Barnes, American NFL cornerback (Houston Oilers), born in McNair, Texas
  • 1970 Neko Case, American singer-songwriter (The New Pornographers), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1971 Dave Merritt, American NFL outside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1971 Greg Minor, American NBA guard (Boston Celtics), born in Sandersville, Georgia
  • 1971 David Arquette, American actor, director and producer (Scream, Kiss & Tell), born in Winchester, Virginia
  • 1971 Brooke Burke, American model and TV personality (Wild On!), born in Hartford, Connecticut

Martin Freeman

1971 Martin Freeman, English actor (The Hobbit, Sherlock), born in Aldershot, Hampshire

  • 1971 Lachlan Murdoch, Australian, British, American businessman (New Corp) and son of Rupert Murdoch, born in London, England
  • 1971 Jocko Willink, American navy seal and author (Extreme Ownership), born in Torrington, Connecticut
  • 1971 Ross Childress, American guitarist (Collective Soul), born in Stockbridge, Georgia
  • 1972 Cari Shayne, American actress (Karen Cates-General Hospital), born in Sellersville, Tennessee
  • 1972 Trent McCleary, Canadian NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators), born in Swift Current, Canada
  • 1972 Markus Babbel, German football player and coach, born in Munich, West Germany
  • 1972 Giovanni Frezza, Italian actor, born in Potenza, Italy
  • 1972 Kennedy [Lisa Kennedy Montgomery], 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

Pink

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

  • 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
  • 1981 Alex Lofoco, Italian jazz-fusion bassist, born in Rome, Italy
  • 1981 Etsuko Tajima, Japanese jazz pianist, and composer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 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

Alexandre Bilodeau

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

  • 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

Avicii

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

  • 1989 Gylfi Sigurdsson, Icelandic footballer (Everton, Iceland), born in Reykjavík, Iceland
  • 1990 Matt Barkley, American NFL football quarterback (Buffalo Bills), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1990 Gerrit Cole, American MLB player (NY Yankees), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1990 Matthew Dellavedova, Australian basketball player (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Maryborough, Australia
  • 1994 Bruno Fernandes, Portuguese football player (Manchester United, Portugal), born in Maia, Portugal
  • 1996 Krystal Reyes, Filipina actress (Bakekang), born in Santa Maria, Bulacan, Philippines
  • 1997 Kimberlea Berg, English actress (My Friends Tigger & Pooh), born in London, England
  • 2000 Shane Dylan, American jazz-hip-hop pianist composer, and record producer, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2002 Gaten Matarazzo, American actor (Stranger Things), born in Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey