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Birthdays in Sport in August 1977

  • Aug 1 Marc Denis, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec

Person of interestTom Brady

Aug 3 Tom Brady, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl 2001, 03, 04, 14, 17, 18, New England Patriots; NFL MVP 2007, 10, 17; 14 x Pro Bowl), born in San Mateo, California

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady
  • Aug 3 Óscar Pereiro, Spanish cyclist (Tour de France 2006 winner), born in Mos, Galicia, Spain
  • Aug 4 Luís Boa Morte, Portuguese footballer
  • Aug 5 Eric Hinske, American baseball utility and coach (AL Rookie of the Year 2002; 3-time WS champion), born in Menasha, Wisconsin
  • Aug 5 Mark Mulder, American baseball player (Oakland Athletics,St. Louis Cardinals), born in South Holland, Illinois
  • Aug 6 Luciano Zavagno, Argentine footballer
  • Aug 6 Leandro Amaral, Brazilian footballer
  • Aug 6 Jimmy Nielsen, Danish footballer
  • Aug 8 Kurt Bernard, Costa Rican footballer
  • Aug 8 Szilard Nemeth, Slovak footballer
  • Aug 8 Rocky Thompson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Aug 8 Mohammad Wasim, Pakistani cricketer
  • Aug 9 Mikael Silvestre, French footballer (Manchester United), born in Chambray-lès-Tours, France
  • Aug 9 Jason Frasor, American baseball player (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 9 Chamique Holdsclaw, American basketball player (Washington Mystics), born in Queens, New York
  • Aug 9 Adewale Ogunleye, American football player (Chicago Bears), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 10 Danny Griffin, Northern Irish footballer

Person of interestIva Majoli

Aug 12 Iva Majoli, Croatian tennis player (1996 Pan Pacific), born in Zagreb, Croatia

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Iva Majoli
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Iva Majoli
  • Aug 12 Jesper Grønkjær, Danish footballer
  • Aug 12 Plaxico Burress, American football player
  • Aug 13 Michael Klim, Polish Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 14 Juan Pierre, American baseball player, born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Aug 15 Martin Biron, Canadian American ice hockey goaltender, born in Lac-Saint-Charles, Quebec
  • Aug 15 Igor Cassina, Italian gymnast (Olympic gold 2004), born in Seregno, Italy
  • Aug 17 William Gallas, French footballer, born in Asnières-sur-Seine, France
  • Aug 17 Nathan Deakes, Australian race walker (2006 world record), born in Geelong, Australia
  • Aug 17 Thierry Henry, French footballer and manager (Arsenal), born in Les Ulis, France
  • Aug 19 Iban Mayo, Spanish cyclist, born in Igorre, Spain
  • Aug 20 Ívar Ingimarsson, Icelandic footballer, born in Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Aug 20 Felipe Contepomi, Argentine rugby player and coach, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Aug 20 Manuel Contepomi, Argentine rugby player, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Aug 20 James Ormond, English cricketer, born in Coventry, England
  • Aug 22 Heiðar Helguson, Icelandic footballer, born in Dalvík, Iceland
  • Aug 23 Nicole Bobeck, American figure skater (US Champ 1995), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 23 Douglas Sequeira, Costa Rican footballer, born in San José, Costa Rica
  • Aug 24 Per Gade, Danish footballer, born in Nibe, Denmark
  • Aug 24 Jürgen Macho, Austrian footballer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 24 Denílson, Brazilian footballer, born in Diadema, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Aug 24 Robert Enke, German football goalkeeper, born in Jena, Germany (d. 2009)
  • Aug 25 Diego Corrales, American boxer (d. 2007)
  • Aug 26 Liam Botham, English cricketer and ruby player (son of Ian Hampshire all-rounder 1996), born in Doncaster, England
  • Aug 26 Morris Peterson, American NBA player, born in Flint, Michigan
  • Aug 27 Deco, Portuguese footballer
  • Aug 29 Aaron Rowand, American baseball player, born in Portland, Oregon
  • Aug 29 Devean George, American basketball player, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Aug 29 Roy Oswalt, American baseball player, born in Weir, Mississippi
  • Aug 30 Kamil Kosowski, Polish footballer
  • Aug 30 Shaun Alexander, American NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks, NFL MVP 2005), born in Florence, Kemtucky
  • Aug 30 Marlon Byrd, American baseball player, born in Boynton Beach, Florida
  • Aug 31 Ian Harte, Irish footballer

About August 1977

How Old? 44 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)