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Birthdays in History in 1983

Person of interestKim Jong-un

Jan 8 Kim Jong-un, Supreme Leader of North Korea (2011-), born in Pyongyang, North Korea

Supreme Leader and Dictator of North Korea Kim Jong-un
Supreme Leader and Dictator of North Korea
Kim Jong-un
  • Jan 10 Li Nina, Chinese aerial free-style skier, born in Benxi, China
  • Jan 22 Robert Steinhäuser, German perpetrator of the Erfurt massacre (d. 2002)
  • Feb 2 Will South, Thirteen Senses frontman
  • Feb 6 Myron Wolf Child, Canadian politician, born in Cardston, Alberta (d. 2007)
  • Feb 21 Daniel Ek, Swedish CEO & co-founder of Spotify, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mar 4 Max Vergara Poeti, Colombian writer
  • Mar 9 Clint Dempsey, American footballer, born in Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Mar 10 Reena Virk, Canadian murder victim (d. 1997)
  • Mar 17 Martin Shkreli, American businessman (Pharma), former hedge fund manager, and convicted felon born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 23 François Gabart, French sailor (record round-the-world trip), born in Saint-Michel-d'Entraygues, France
  • Mar 26 David Bennett, Canadian powerlifter and steamfitter
  • Apr 14 William Obeng, American football offensive lineman, born in Accra, Ghana
  • Apr 24 Princess Iman bint Al Hussein of Jordan, daughter of King Hussein and Queen Noor of Jordan, born in Amman, Jordan
  • Apr 25 DeAngelo Williams, American National Football League runningback, born in Wynne, Arkansas
  • Apr 26 Jessica Lynch, American prisoner of war (served in the 2003 invasion of Iraq by U.S. and allied forces), born in Palestine, Wirt County, West Virginia

  • May 10 Gustav Fridolin, Swedish politician
  • May 10 Natalia Zabala, Miss Spain 2007
  • May 13 Anita Görbicz, Hungarian handball player
  • May 24 Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw, Anglo-Australian videogame creator and critic, born in Rugby, Warwickshire, England
  • Jun 8 Mamoru Miyano, Japanese seiyuu
  • Jun 20 Patrisse Cullors, American artist and civil rights activist (co-founded #BlackLivesMatter), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestEdward Snowden

Jun 21 Edward Snowden, American NSA contractor who leaked classified information, born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

NSA Contractor Edward Snowden
NSA Contractor
Edward Snowden
  • Jun 23 Jason Berrent, American performer
  • Jul 7 Justin Davies, Australian rules footballer
  • Jul 11 Evan Roberts, American radio broadcaster

Person of interestJuan Guaidó

Jul 28 Juan Guaidó, Venezuelan politician recognized by 54 countries as the President of Venezuela but disputed with Nicolás Maduro, born in La Guaira, Vargas

Venezuelan Politician Juan Guaidó
Venezuelan Politician
Juan Guaidó
  • Aug 2 Nick Diaz, American MMA fighter, born in Stockton, California
  • Sep 6 Pippa [Philippa] Middleton, English sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, born in Berkshire, England
  • Sep 19 Matt Wiman, American mixed martial artist, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Sep 25 Terrance Pennington, National Football League guard, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 2 Huda Kattan, American-born make-up artist and beauty entrepreneur, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Oct 4 Risa Kudo, Japanese gravure idol
  • Oct 4 Ueda Tatsuya, Japanese idol (member of KAT-TUN)
  • Oct 11 William Sledd, American internet celebrity (Ask A Gay Man), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • Oct 23 Josh Strickland, American entertainer
  • Nov 3 Suzane von Richthofen, Brazilian murderess
  • Nov 15 DJ Skee, American DJ/Personality
  • Nov 17 Christopher Paolini, American novelist
  • Nov 18 Jon Johansen, Norwegian software developer
  • Nov 19 Chandra Crawford, Canadian cross-country skier
  • Nov 25 Joey Chestnut, American champion competitive eater
  • Nov 26 Chris Hughes, American businessman and co-founder of Facebook, born in Hickory, North Carolina

Person of interestAlexander Wang

Dec 26 Alexander Wang, American fashion designer (Balenciaga), born in San Francisco, California

Fashion Designer Alexander Wang
Fashion Designer
Alexander Wang
  • Dec 30 Rachel & Ross Trudeau, twins of Jane Pauley & Gerry Trudeau
  • Dec 30 Kevin Systrom, American CEO and co-founder of Instagram, born in Holliston, Massachusetts

About 1983

How Old? 36 or 37 years old
Generation: Millennial

Chinese Zodiac: Dog (Jan 1 - Feb 12), Pig (Feb 13 - Dec 31)