On This Day

Sports Stars Born in May 1978

  • May 3 Lawrence Tynes, Scottish-American football player, born in Greenock, Scotland
  • May 4 Brett Burton, Australian Football Player for the Adelaid Crows, born in Whyalla, Australia
  • May 5 Bruno Cheyrou, French footballer, born in Suresnes, France
  • May 6 John Abraham, American football player, born in Timmonsville, South Carolina
  • May 7 Shawn Marion, American basketball player
  • May 8 Cindy Parlow, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • May 8 Sandra Kleinova, tennis star (1995 Futures-Turku-FIN), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • May 8 Lúcio, Brazilian footballer
  • May 9 Leandro Damián Cufré, Argentine footballer
  • May 9 Aaron Harang, American baseball player
  • May 12 Hossein Reza Zadeh, Iranian weightlifter and politician, born in Ardabil, Iran
  • May 12 Josh Phelps, American baseball player, born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • May 13 Mike Bibby, American basketball player
  • May 13 Ryan Bukvich, American baseball player
  • May 13 Barry Zito, American baseball player
  • May 13 Steve Mildenhall, English football player
  • May 13 Dilshan Vitharana, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • May 14 Heather Brink, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • May 14 André Macanga, Angolan footballer
  • May 14 Gustavo Varela, Uruguayan footballer
  • May 14 Eddie House, American basketball player
  • May 14 Brent Harvey, Australian footballer
  • May 15 Amy Chow, gymnast (Olympics-gold/silver-96), born in San Jose, California
  • May 15 Edu, Brazilian footballer
  • May 15 Dwayne DeRosario, Canadian footballer
  • May 16 Vincent Larusso, American actor (Mighty Ducks; D2; D3), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • May 16 Lionel Scaloni, Argentine retired footballer (World Cup 2006), born in Rosario, Argentina
  • May 17 Paddy Kenny, Irish goalkeeper
  • May 17 Carlos Pena, Dominican baseball player
  • May 18 Ricardo Carvalho, Portuguese footballer (Chelsea, Real Madrid), born in Amarante, Portugal
  • May 18 Marcus Giles, American baseball player, born in San Diego, California
  • May 19 Marcus Bent, English footballer
  • May 21 Jamaal Magloire, Canadian professional basketballer
  • May 23 Mike González, American baseball player, born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • May 23 Carolyn Moos, American model and professional basketball player
  • May 24 Jade Winter, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • May 24 Brad Penny, American baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers), born in Blackwell, Oklahoma
  • May 24 Johan Holmqvist, Swedish hockey player, born in Tolfta, Sweden
  • May 25 Brian Urlacher, American football player (Chicago Bears), born in Pasco, Washington
  • May 27 Adin Brown, American soccer player
  • May 29 Sébastien Grosjean, French tennis player (Davis Cup 2001; world #4 2002), born in Marseille, France

About May 1978

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

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