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Birthdays in History in 1984

  • Jan 2 Colleen Taylor, American journalist
  • Jan 5 Amanda Hearst, American heiress, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 18 Seung-Hui Cho, South Korean-born spree killer (Virginia Tech), born in Onyang-dong, South Korea (d. 2007)
  • Jan 18 Michael Kearney, American child prodigy, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jan 19 Euan Blair, eldest son of British Prime Minister Tony Blair, born in London, United Kingdom

Person of interestElizabeth Holmes

Feb 3 Elizabeth Holmes, American entrepreneur and CEO of Theranos (youngest self-made female billionaire - Forbes 2014), born in Washington, D.C.

Entrepreneur and CEO of Theranos Elizabeth Holmes
Entrepreneur and CEO of Theranos
Elizabeth Holmes
  • Mar 6 Becky, Japanese-British entertainer
  • Mar 11 Tom James, British rower
  • Mar 20 Justine Ezarik, American Internet personality
  • Apr 10 Zoe, 1st frozen-embryo child, born in Melbourne Australia
  • Apr 16 Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, American author, born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Apr 20 Tyson Griffin, American professional mixed martial artist, born in Sacramento, California
  • May 14 Gary Ablett Jr, Australian Rules Football midfielder (Brownlow Medal 2009, 13; 8-time All Australian; Geelong, Gold Coast), born in Moriac, Victoria

Person of interestMark Zuckerberg

May 14 Mark Zuckerberg, American internet entrepreneur and co-founder of Facebook, born in White Plains, New York

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg
  • May 21 Brandon Fields, National Football League punter
  • May 22 Joe Lauzon, American martial artist

  • May 27 Kalle Spjuth, Swedish bandy player
  • May 30 Matt Maguire, Australian rules footballer
  • Jun 6 Noor Sabri, Iraqi footballplayer
  • Jun 8 Andrea Casiraghi, son of Princess Caroline of Monaco
  • Jun 10 Dirk Van Tichelt, Belgian judoka
  • Jun 21 Jujubee [Airline Inthyrath], American drag queen and TV performer (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jul 19 Holly Roffey, English youngest heart transplant (d. 1984)
  • Aug 8 Devon McTavish, American footballer
  • Aug 9 Saori Horii, Japanese gravure idol
  • Aug 15 Opal Tometi, Nigerian American civil rights activist (co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter)
  • Aug 17 Garrett Wolfe, American professional footbal player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 31 Matti Breschel, Danish road cyclist
  • Aug 31 Ted Ligety, American alpine skier
  • Sep 9 Farrah Gray, American entrepreneur and author (Reallionaire), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestPrince Harry

Sep 15 Prince Harry [Henry Charles Albert David Windsor], Prince of Wales, 6th in British succession, born in London, England

Prince of Wales Prince Harry
Prince of Wales
Prince Harry
  • Sep 23 Nathan Jendrick, American author
  • Sep 24 Szilvia Molnar, Swedish writer
  • Sep 27 Paul Bevan, Australian rules footballer
  • Oct 9 Marie Kondo, Japanese organizational guru (The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Oct 17 Randall Munroe, American webcomic author
  • Oct 18 Lindsey Vonn, American alpine skier
  • Nov 3 Ryo Nishikido, Japanese Idol (member of NEWS (band) and Kanjani8)
  • Nov 29 Sitti Navarro, Philippine bossa nova artist, born in Manila, Philippines

About 1984

How Old? 36 or 37 years old
Generation: Millennial

Chinese Zodiac: Rat (Jan 1 - Feb 19), Pig (Feb 13 - Dec 31)