On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in May 1977

  • May 2 Amy D'Entremont, American figure skater (1995 NE Jr champ), born in Stoneham, Massachusetts
  • May 2 Luke Hudson, American baseball player, born in Fountain Valley, California
  • May 3 Ryan Dempster, Canadian baseball player, born in Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada
  • May 3 Tyronn Lue, American basketball coach (NBA Championship 2016 Cleveland), born in Mexico, Missouri
  • May 4 Mariano Pernía, Argentine-Spanish footballer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • May 5 Tiffany Roberts, American soccer midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Petaluma, California
  • May 6 Shannon Shakespeare, Canadian 100m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Mission, British Columbia
  • May 6 Trent Steed, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • May 6 Christophe Brandt, Belgian cyclist
  • May 7 Marko Milic, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns)
  • May 7 Elton Flatley, Australian rugby union fly-half (38 caps; 187 points; Queensland Reds 114 games, 609 points), born in Tamworth, NSW
  • May 9 Maggie Dixon, American college basketball coach (d. 2006)
  • May 9 Iñigo Landaluze, Spanish cyclist
  • May 10 Amanda Borden, gymnast (World silver 94, Olympic gold 1996), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • May 10 Henri Camara, Senegalese footballer
  • May 10 Nick Heidfeld, German Formula 1 driver

  • May 11 Janne Ahonen, Finnish ski jumper
  • May 11 Gonzalo Colsa, Spanish footballer
  • May 11 Pablo García, Uruguayan footballer
  • May 11 Victor Matfield, South African rugby union footballer
  • May 12 Monique de Bruin, American fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • May 12 Graeme Dott, British snooker player
  • May 13 Diane Halber, figure skater (1996 National Collegiate champ), born in Torrance, California
  • May 13 Sara DeCosta, ice hockey goalie (USA, Olympics 1998)
  • May 13 Robby Hammock, baseball player
  • May 14 Anca Barna, Cluj Romania, tennis star (semifinals 1995 ITF Poland)
  • May 14 Jayna Hefford, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • May 14 Roy Halladay, American baseball player
  • May 16 Jean-Sébastien Giguère, Canadian ice hockey player
  • May 17 Jere Michael, Aspen Colo, figure skater (1994 National Jr champ)
  • May 18 Lee Hendrie, English footballer
  • May 18 Danny Mills, English footballer
  • May 19 Manuel Almúnia, Spanish footballer
  • May 19 Brandon Inge, American baseball player
  • May 20 Leonardo Noeren Franco, Argentine footballer
  • May 20 Chad Muska, American Skateboarder for Element Skateboards

  • May 21 Quinton Fortune, South African footballer
  • May 21 Ricky Williams, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1998, U of Texas; Pro Bowl 2002, Miami Dolphins), born in San Diego, California
  • May 22 Dre Bly, American Football Player
  • May 25 Giel Beelen, Dutch radio DJ (a Guinness World Record for the longest radio DJ marathon ever, lasting 198 hours of non-stop broadcasting), born in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • May 26 Luca Toni, Italian footballer, born in Pavullo nel Frignano, Italy
  • May 27 Abderrahmane Hammad, Algerian athlete
  • May 27 Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • May 29 Massimo Ambrosini, Italian soccer midfielder (Italy 35 caps, AC Milan), born in Pesaro, Italy
  • May 29 António Lebo-Lebo, Angolan soccer defender (Angola 15 caps), born in Malanje, Angola
  • May 29 Marco Cassetti, Italian soccer defender (Italy 5 caps, Roma, Watford), born in Brescia, Italy
  • May 30 Akwá, Angolan footballer
  • May 31 Joachim Olsen, Danish athlete
  • May 31 Moses Sichone, Zambian footballer
  • May 31 Theodoros Baev, Bulgarian-born Greek volleyball player
  • May 31 Phil Devey, Canadian baseball player
  • May 31 Domenico Fioravanti, Italian swimmer
  • May 31 Greg Leeb, Canadian ice hockey player

About May 1977

How Old? 43 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)