Historical Figures Born in 1960

  • Jan 2 Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author
  • Jan 4 Cory Everson, American body builder (6X Ms Olympia), born in Racine Wisconsin
  • Jan 5 Steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series)
  • Jan 7 Loretta Sanchez, American politician, born in Lynwood, California
  • Jan 7 Mohammed Javad Zarif, Iranian politician (Minister of Foreign Affairs), born in Broujerd
  • Jan 10 Benoît Pelletier, Canadian politician, born in Quebec City, Canada
  • Jan 17 John Crawford, American bass (Berlin-You Take My Breath Away), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Jan 27 Samia Suluhu Hassan, Tanzanian politician (1st female President of Tanzania 2021-), born in Makunduchi, Sultanate of Zanzibar
  • Jan 28 Robert von Dassanowsky, American cultural historian, writer, and producer
  • Jan 31 Grant Morrison, British comic book author, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Feb 4 Siobhan Dowd, British/Irish author (d. 2007)
  • Feb 6 Akinwumi Adesina, Nigerian politician (African Development Bank President 2015-), born in Ogun State, Nigeria
  • Feb 8 Benigno Aquino III, 15th President of the Philippines (Liberal Party: 2010-16), born in Manila, Philippines (d. 2021)
  • Feb 9 Peggy Whitson, American astronaut, 1st woman to command International Space Station, US record for most days in space, born in Mt Ayr, Iowa
  • Feb 11 Richard Mastracchio, American astronaut, born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Feb 13 Pierluigi Collina, Italian football referee, born in Bologna, Italy
  • Feb 18 Carol McGiffin, British TV & radio presenter, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Feb 19 Andrew, Duke of York, British prince and 2nd son of Queen Elizabeth II, born at Buckingham Palace, London
  • Feb 19 Keith Musa[kawukhathi] Zondi, South African head of Inkatha Youth Brigade
  • Feb 23 Alan Griffin, Australian politician, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Feb 23 Gloria, Princess of Thurn and Taxis, born in Stuttgart, Germany

NaruhitoNaruhito (62 years old)

Feb 23 Emperor of Japan (2019-), born in Tokyo, Japan

  • Feb 29 Richard Ramirez, El Paso, Texas, serial killer (Night Stalker)
  • Feb 29 Tony Robbins, American motivational speaker
  • Mar 13 Yuri Andrukhovych, Ukrainian writer, poet and political essayist, born in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
  • Mar 15 Phil Walsh, Australian Rules Football wing, coach (murdered by son), born in Hamilton, Victoria (d. 2015)
  • Mar 23 Nicol Stephen, Deputy First Minister of Scotland
  • Mar 23 Oscar Michael Moore, journalist
  • Mar 24 Grayson Perry, English cross-dressing artist (Turner Prize 2003), born in Chelmsford
  • Mar 27 Clare Lucy Madeleine Evans, historian
  • Mar 28 Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, French author and dramatist (Concerto to the Memory of an Angel), born in Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, Rhône
  • Mar 28 José Maria Neves, Prime Minister of Cape Verde (2001-16), born in Santa Catarina, Cape Verde
  • Apr 7 Sandy Powell, English costume designer (3 Academy Awards), born in London, England
  • Apr 13 Bob Casey, Jr., American lawyer and politician (Senator-D-Pennsylvania 2007-), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 13 Rudi Völler, German football coach, born in Hanau, West Germany
  • Apr 15 Marvin Clyde Goodwin, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Philippe of BelgiumPhilippe of Belgium (62 years old)

Apr 15 King of the Belgians (2013-), born in Brussels, Belgium

  • Apr 16 Wahab Akbar, Filipino politician and Congressman, born in Lantawan, Basilan, Philippines (d. 2007)
  • Apr 19 Gustavo Petro, Colombian politician, member of M-19 guerrilla movement (President of Colombia 2022-), born in Ciénaga de Oro, Colombia
  • Apr 20 Miguel Díaz-Canel, Cuban politician, President of Cuba (2018-), born in Placetas, Cuba
  • Apr 22 Gary Rhodes, British restaurateur and television chef, born in London, England (d. 2019)
  • Apr 22 Mart Laar, Estonian statesman
  • Apr 22 Randall L. Stephenson, American business executive
  • Apr 28 Elena Kagan, American Supreme Court Judge (2010-), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 28 Ian Rankin, Scottish novelist (Inspector Rebus crime novels), born in Cardenden, Scotland
  • Apr 28 Joel H. Rosenthal American political scientist
  • Apr 29 Robert J. Sawyer, Canadian sci-fi writer, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Apr 30 David Miscavige, American cult leader
  • Apr 30 Kerry Healey, American politician
  • May 6 Larry Steinbachek, British rock synthesizer (Bronski Beat) (d. 2017)
  • May 7 Almudena Grandes, Spanish novelist (Las edades de Lulú), born in Madrid, Spain
  • May 7 Arnon Ohad, co-pilot (El Al) plane that crashed on Bijlmer Amsterdam
  • May 14 Anne Clark, British poet and avant garde recording artist, born in Croydon, Surrey, England

Jeffrey DahmerJeffrey Dahmer (1960-1994)

May 21 American serial killer (Milwaukee Cannibal), born in West Allis, Wisconsin

  • May 25 Amy Klobuchar, American politician (D), senator for Minnesota (2007-), born in Plymouth, Minnesota
  • Jun 5 Margo Lanagan, Australian author, born in Raymond Terrace, Australia
  • Jun 9 Steve Paikin, Canadian journalist, born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Jun 19 Heike Walpot, German, cosmonaut
  • Jun 21 Kate Brown, American politician, Governor of Oregon (2015-), born in Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
  • Jun 22 Erin Brockovich, American legal clerk and environmental campaigner, born in Lawrence, Kansas
  • Jun 24 Karin Pilsäter, Swedish politician
  • Jun 24 Trisha Meili, the "Central Park Jogger"
  • Jun 27 Jim Nussle, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa (2003-07), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Jul 5 James M. Kelly, American politician (Maryland), born in Baltimore County, Maryland
  • Jul 7 Kevin A. Ford, American astronaut, born in Portland, Indiana
  • Jul 9 Christopher J "Gus" Loria, Major USMC/astronaut, born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • Jul 9 Wanda Vazquez, Puerto Rico attorney and Governor of Puerto Rio (2019-), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Jul 11 Ariel Castro, Puerto Rican-born American criminal famous for kidnapping 3 women between 2002-4, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 2013)
  • Jul 13 Ian Hislop, British writer, satirist and editor of Private Eye, born in Swansea, Wales
  • Jul 14 Anna Bligh, Australian politician, 1st woman Premier of Queensland (2007-12), born in Warwick, Australia
  • Jul 15 Alexander W Dunlap, astronaut, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jul 19 Atom Egoyan, Canadian director (Adjuster, Next of Kin), born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Jul 20 Katie Rabbet, Prince Andrew's former girlfriend, born in London, England
  • Jul 27 Reinaldo de Carvalho, carnival King (d. 1995)
  • Jul 28 Jonathan Gold, American food critic who was the first in his field to win a Pulitzer Prize, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2018)
  • Jul 28 Yōichi Takahashi, Japanese mangaka of Captain Tsubasa and Hungry Heart Wild Striker
  • Aug 1 Micheál Martin, Irish politician, Prime Minister of Ireland (2020-), born in Cork, Ireland
  • Aug 4 Bernard Rose, English director
  • Aug 4 José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Spanish politician
  • Aug 4 Tim Winton, Australian author
  • Aug 8 Ulrich Maly, German politician
  • Aug 9 Roger Marshall, American politician (Senator-R-Kansas 2021-), born in El Dorado, Kansas
  • Aug 10 Todd David Hess, First USAF Member inducted into Army's Order of Military Medical Merit.
  • Aug 20 Sally Yates, American lawyer and Acting Attorney General (Jan 2017), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 23 Helen Rees, director (Design Museum)
  • Aug 23 Rodney Alan Greenblat, American graphic artist, born in San Francisco, California
  • Aug 24 Franz Viehböck, Austrian 1st cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 24 Steven Lindsey, U.S. Air Force officer and NASA astronaut (STS 87, sk:95), born in Temple City, California
  • Aug 26 Keith Raniere, American sex cult leader (Nxivm) and felon, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 28 Cunningham T Ngcukana, South African worker's union leader
  • Aug 28 Leroy Chiao, Taiwanese-American engineer and astronaut (STS 65, 72, sk: 92), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Aug 30 Master Sgt. Gary Gordon, American Medal of Honor recipient, born in Lincoln, Maine (d. 1993)
  • Aug 30 Thom Tillis, American politician (Senator-R-North Carolina 2015-), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Aug 31 Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese terrorist group Hizbollah, born in Bourj Hammoud, Lebanon
  • Sep 1 Eric Adams, American police officer, and politician (Mayor of New York), born in New York City
  • Sep 2 John S. Hall, American poet and spoken-word artist
  • Sep 2 Kristin Halvorsen, Norwegian politician
  • Sep 8 Stefano Casiraghi, Italian speedboat racer, businessman and husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco, born in Como, Italy (d. 1990)
  • Sep 9 Mario Batali, American chef and restaurateur, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Sep 10 Alison Bechdel, American cartoonist (Fun Home), born in Beech Creek, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 15 Lisa Vanderpump, American restaurateur and reality star (Vanderpump Rules), born in London, England
  • Sep 16 Kurt Busiek, American comic book writer (Astro City), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 18 Joshua Angrist, Israeli-American economist (2021 Nobel Prize for Economics), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Sep 18 Karim Rashid, Egyptian-Canadian industrial designer, born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Sep 20 Deborah Roberts, American journalist and TV reporter, born in Perry, Georgia
  • Sep 20 James A. Pawelczyk, American astronaut (sk STS 90), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 22 Scott Baio, (Joanie Loves Chachi, Charles in Charge, Zapped), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 27 Barron Lerner, American physician and historian
  • Sep 27 Nick della Casa, British Brazilian Argentine cameraman (Emmy Award)
  • Sep 30 Blanche Lincoln, American politician (Senator-Arkansas 1999-2011, youngest person elected to the Senate at 38), born in Helena, Arkansas
  • Oct 3 Cinzia De Ponti [Fiordeponti], Pescara Italy (Miss Italy 1979)
  • Oct 13 Ari Fleischer, American media consultant and 21st White House Press Secretary, born in Pound Ridge, New York
  • Oct 13 Peter Keisler, American lawyer and acting Attorney General of the United States (2007), born in Hempstead, New York
  • Oct 23 Randy Pausch, American computer science professor, author
  • Oct 25 June Brigman, American comic book artist, born in Atlantta, Georgia
  • Oct 25 Scott Anthony Haneline, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Oct 28 Landon Curt Noll, Astronomer, Cryptographer and Mathematician: youngest to hold the world record for the largest known prime 3 times
  • Oct 31 Luis Fortuño, Puerto Rican delegate to Congress, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Reza PahlaviReza Pahlavi (62 years old)

Oct 31 Crown Prince of Iran, born in Tehran, Iran

Tim CookTim Cook (62 years old)

Nov 1 American businessman (CEO of Apple Inc. 2011-), born in Mobile, Alabama

  • Nov 2 Tihomir Blaškić, Croatian war criminal, born in Kiseljak, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Nov 4 Kathy Griffin, American comedienne (Suddenly Susan, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 4 Marc Awodey, American artist and writer, born in Birmingham, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • Nov 12 Bertice Berry, American talk show host (Bertice)
  • Nov 17 Jonathan Ross, British talk show host (Tall Guy)
  • Nov 17 Kirk Fogg, host of Legends of the Hidden Temple
  • Nov 23 Robin Roberts, American television reporter (Good Morning America), born in Tuskegee, Alabama

John F. Kennedy Jr.John F. Kennedy Jr. (1960-1999)

Nov 25 American magazine publisher (George), lawyer and son of JFK, born in NYC, New York

  • Nov 27 Kevin Henkes, American children's book writer/illustrator (Caldecott Medal), born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • Nov 27 Tim Pawlenty, American politician, Governor of Minnesota (2003-11), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Nov 27 Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrainian politician and co-leader of the Orange Revolution, Prime Minister (2005, 2007-10), born in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
  • Nov 28 John Galliano, British fashion designer, born in Gibraltar
  • Dec 2 Deb Haaland, American politician (1st Native American to head a cabinet agency as Secretary of the Interior 2021-), born in Winslow, Arizona
  • Dec 8 Lim Guan Eng, Secretary-General of the Malaysian Democratic Action Party (DAP), born in Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Dec 9 Dobroslav Paraga, Croatian politician and editor, born in Zagreb, FPR Yugoslavia
  • Dec 14 Catherine Coleman, American USAF officer and astronaut (STS 73), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Dec 14 Ebrahim Raisi, Iranian jurist and politician (President of Iran 2021-), born in Mashhad, Iran

James ComeyJames Comey (61 years old)

Dec 14 American lawyer and former FBI director, born in Yonkers, New York

  • Dec 18 Kazuhide Uekusa, Japanese economist, born in Edogawa, Tokyo
  • Dec 18 Yoon Suk-yeol, South Korean prosecutor and politician (President of South Korea 2022-), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Dec 19 Michelangelo Signorile, American writer
  • Dec 20 Carolyn Seaward, Miss United Kingdom (1979), born in Devonshire, England
  • Dec 20 Nalo Hopkinson, Jamaican-Canadian writer (Brown Girl in the Ring; The Salt Roads), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Dec 21 Sherry Rehman, Pakistani politician and diplomat (Federal Minister of Climate Change), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Dec 22 Jean-Michel Basquiat, American artist (Gray, SAMO), born in Brooklyn, NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • Dec 22 Patrick Fitzgerald, American lawyer, born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 23 [Zindziswa] Zindzi Mandela, South African politician, born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2020)
  • Dec 26 Jim Toomey, American syndicated cartoonist, born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Dec 29 Thomas Lubanga, Congolese war criminal, born in Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

About 1960

How Old? 61 or 62 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Rat (Jan 28, 1960 - Feb 14, 1961),
Pig (Feb 8, 1959 - Jan 27, 1960)