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Today's Famous Birthdays

  • 270 Maximinus II, Emperor of the Roman Empire (308-313), born in Felix Romuliana (Gamzigrad, Serbia) (d. 313)
  • 1327 Bassui Tokusho, Zen founder (Kogakuji monastery in Nakamura Japan), born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan (d. 1387)
  • 1606 Abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat and historian (d. 1682)
  • 1620 Peregrine White, First English child born in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, born aboard the Mayflower (d. 1704)
  • 1621 Avvakum, Russian Orthodox archpriest and writer, born in Grigorovo, Nizhny Novgorod (d. 1682)
  • 1625 Artus Quellinus II, Flemish sculptor, born in Sint-Truiden, Limburg, Belgium (d. 1700)
  • 1625 Paulus Potter, Dutch painter, born in Enkhuizen, Dutch Republic (d. 1654)
  • 1652 Romanus Weichlein, Austrian composer, born in Linz, Austria (d. 1706)
  • 1660 Daniel Ernst Jablonski, German Protestant theologian, born in Nassenhuben [now Mokry Dwór, Poland] (d. 1741)
  • 1726 Oliver Wolcott, American judge, signed US Declaration of Independence, born in Windsor, Connecticut (d. 1797) [NS=Dec 1]
  • 1750 Tipu Sultan, Indian ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore, born in Devanahalli, Bangalore, India (d. 1799)
  • 1752 Thomas Chatterton, English poet (Christabel), born in Bristol, England (d. 1770)
  • 1757 Giovanni Battista Gaiani, Italian organist and composer, born in Bologna (d. 1819)
  • 1759 Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, Hungarian cellist and composer, baptized in Leštiny (d. 1833)
  • 1761 Pius VIII, [Francesco Saverio Castiglioni], Italian 253rd Pope (1829-30), born in Cingoli, Marche, Papal States (d. 1830)
  • 1765 Friedrich Heinrich Himmel, German composer, born in Treuenbrietzen, Brandenburg, Prussia (d. 1814)

  • 1765 Thomas Fremantle, British naval officer, born in Aston Abbotts, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1819)
  • 1766 John Wall Calcott, English composer, born in Kensington, London (d. 1821)
  • 1781 Karl Friedrich Eichhorn, German jurist, born in Jena, Germany (d. 1854)
  • 1802 James L. Lardner, American naval officer (American Civil War), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1881)
  • 1830 Patrick Henry Jones, Irish-American lawyer, Postmaster of New York City, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in County Westmeath, Republic of Ireland (d. 1900)
  • 1834 Franjo Žaver Kuhač, Croatian composer, born in Osijek, Croatia (d. 1911)
  • 1836 John Thomas Croxton, American attorney, diplomat, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Paris, Kentucky, (d. 1874)
  • 1838 William Painter, American inventor (crown cork bottle cap and opener), born in Ireland (d. 1906)
  • 1839 Christian Wilberg, German painter, born in Havelberg, Germany (d. 1882)

Person of interestWilfrid Laurier

1841 Wilfrid Laurier, 7th Prime Minister of Canada (Liberal: 1896-1911), born in Saint-Lin, Quebec (d. 1918)

Prime Minister of Canada Wilfrid Laurier
Prime Minister of Canada
Wilfrid Laurier
  • 1841 Victor D'Hondt, Belgian mathematician, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1901)
  • 1850 Arthur Goring Thomas, English composer
  • 1851 Margherita of Savoy, Queen consort of the Kingdom of Italy by marriage to Umberto I (1878-1900), born in Palazzo Chiablese, Turin, Kingdom of Sardinia (d. 1926)
  • 1855 Josiah Royce, American philosopher (Conception of Immortality), born in Grass Valley, California (d. 1916)

Person of interestSelma Lagerlöf

1858 Selma Lagerlöf, Swedish author and Nobel laureate (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils), born in Mårbacka, Värmland (d. 1940)

Author and Nobel Laureate Selma Lagerlöf
Author and Nobel Laureate
Selma Lagerlöf
  • 1862 Willem Vliegen, Dutch journalist and chairman (SDAP), born in Gulpen, Netherlands (d. 1947)
  • 1863 Maria H "Mina" Beersmans, Flemish actress (Black Griet) and wife of John Dilis (d. 1939)
  • 1864 Gerard Wilhelm Kernkamp, Dutch historian and editor (Groene Amsterdammer), born in Hoorn, Netherlands (d. 1943)
  • 1866 Kenesaw Mountain Landis, American judge and 1st commissioner of baseball (1920-44), born in Millville, Ohio (d. 1944)
  • 1867 Vicente Ripollés, Spanish composer, born in Castellón de la Plana, Spain (d. 1943)

  • 1869 Clark Griffith, American MLB baseball player and manager (NY Yankees), born in Clear Creek, Missouri (d. 1955)
  • 1871 William Heard Kilpatrick, American mathematician and philosopher, born in White Plains, Georgia (d. 1965)
  • 1873 Daniel Gregory Mason, American composer (Chanticker), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1953)
  • 1874 James Michael Curley, American politician (53rd Governor of Massachusetts, 1935-37), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1958)
  • 1879 Franz Pfemfert, German journalist and writer, born in Lötzen, East Prussia (d. 1954)
  • 1880 George McBride, American MLB shortstop and manager (AL fielding leader 1912-15), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1973)
  • 1882 Andy Coakley, American baseball player and long-time coach at Columbia University, born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1963)
  • 1884 Norman Thomas, American socialist, pacifist and presidential candidate (1928-48), born in Marion Ohio (d. 1968)
  • 1886 Karl von Frisch, Austrian ethologist and bee expert (Nobel 1973), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1982)

Person of interestEdwin Hubble

1889 Edwin Hubble, American astronomer (discoverer of galaxies, red shift), born in Marshfield, Missouri (d. 1953)

Astronomer Edwin Hubble
Astronomer
Edwin Hubble
  • 1890 Robert Armstrong, American actor (Mighty Joe Young, King Kong), born in Saginaw, Michigan (1973)
  • 1891 Leon Cadore, American baseball pitcher (pitched all of 26 inning game), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1958)
  • 1891 Reginald Denny, English actor (Rebecca, Cat Ballou, Batman), born in Richmond, Surrey, England (d. 1967)
  • 1892 James Collip, Canadian biochemist and physiologist (insulin), born in Belleville, Ontario (d. 1965)
  • 1894 Carl Mayer, Austrian-Jewish actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), born in Graz, Austria (d. 1944)
  • 1896 Yevgenia Ginzburg, Russian writer, born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1977)
  • 1897 Lores Bonney, Australian aviator, 1st female solo flight Australia to UK, born in Pretoria, South Africa (d. 1994)
  • 1897 Margaret Sutherland, Australian composer (Haunted Hills; The Young Kabbarli), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 1984)
  • 1899 Juan Vicente Lecuna, Venezuelan diplomat and composer, born in Valencia, Venezuela (d. 1954)
  • 1900 Chester Gould, American cartoonist (Dick Tracy), born in Pawnee, Oklahoma (d. 1985)
  • 1902 Wolfgang Kunkel, German lawyer and law historian, born in Fürth, Germany (d. 1981)
  • 1903 Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist, born in Patyali, near Allahabad, United Provinces of British India (d. 1981)
  • 1904 Alexandra Danilova, Russian-American ballerina (The Turning Point), born in Petergof, Russia (d. 1997)
  • 1907 Fran Allison, American actress (Kukla, Fran & Ollie), born in La Porte City, Iowa (d. 1989)
  • 1907 Henri-Georges Clouzot, French director (Le salaire de la peur), born in Niort, France (d. 1977)
  • 1908 Alistair Cooke, British-American TV host (Masterpiece Theatre), born in Manchester, England (d. 2004)
  • 1909 Alan Bible, American lawyer and politician (Sen-D-Nev, 1954-74), born in Lovelock, Nevada (d. 1988)
  • 1910 Pauli Murray, African American poet and civil rights activist, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1985)
  • 1910 Willem Jacob van Stockum, Dutch physicist and mathematician, born in Hattem, Netherlands (d. 1944)
  • 1911 Jean Shiley, American high jumper (Olympic gold 1932), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (d. 1998)
  • 1912 Otto von Habsburg, last crown prince of Austria-Hungary and MEP (1979-1999), born in Wartholz Castle, Reichenau an der Rax, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary (d. 2011)
  • 1913 Judy Canova, American comedian and actress (Cannonball), born in Starke, Florida (d. 1983)
  • 1914 Emilio Pucci, Italian fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1954), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1992)
  • 1915 Kon Ichikawa, Japanese director (Matatabi, Money Talks), born in Ise, Mie, Japan (d. 2008)
  • 1916 Ferdinand Alphons Marie van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter, born in Voorburg, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1944)
  • 1916 Robert A. Bruce, American cardiologist and pioneer (exercise cardiology), born in Somerville, Massachusetts (d. 2004)
  • 1916 John Elwyn, British painter, born in Adpar, Wales (d. 1997)
  • 1916 Evelyn Keyes, American actress (Adventure of Martin Eden), born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 2008)
  • 1917 Max Georg Baumann, German composer (Libertas Cruciata), born in Kronbacher, Germany (d. 1999)
  • 1917 Pam Henning [Cornelia Catharina Pamela Ingenegeren], Indonesian-Dutch cabaret dancer and actress, born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 2008)
  • 1917 Ram Gopal, Indian-English dancer (Blue Peter, Purple Plain), born in Bangalore, India (d. 2003)
  • 1917 Robert Byrd, US Senator (Democrat-WV, 1959-2010), majority leader and once the longest-serving Senator in history, born in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina (d. 2010)
  • 1917 Bobby Locke, South African golfer (British Open 1949-50, 52, 57), born in Germiston, South Africa (d. 1987)
  • 1918 Dora Ratjen, German man possing as woman high jumper (Olympic 4th 1936), born in Erichshof, Bremen, Germany (d. 2008)
  • 1919 Dulcie Gray, British singer, actress, author and lepidopterist (Mine Own Executioner), born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaya (d. 2011)
  • 1919 Halka Grossman, Israeli resistance fighter and politician, born in Białystok, Second Polish Republic (d. 1996)
  • 1919 John McCarthy, English conductor, born in London (d. 2009)
  • 1920 Armin Schibler, Swiss composer (Devil in the Winter Palace), born in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland (d. 1986)
  • 1920 Douglas Dick, American actor and psychologist (Rope, Waterfront), born in Charleston, West Virginia (d. 2015)
  • 1921 Phyllis Thaxter, American actress (Nora, Fort Worth), born in Portland, Maine (d. 2012)
  • 1921 Jim Garrison, American district attorney, politician and judge, born in Denison, Iowa (d. 1992)
  • 1921 Daniel "Dan" Frazer, American actor (Kojak, Take the Money and Run), born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1922 Louis van Gasteren, Dutch actor and director (The House, De prijs van overleven), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 2016)
  • 1923 Beryl Sprinkel, American economist (Council of Economic Advisers), born in Richmond, Missouri (d. 2009)
  • 1923 Nadine Gordimer, South African author (July's people, Nobel 1991), born in Springs, Transvaal, (d. 2014)

  • 1924 Serge Golovine, French ballet choreographer (Death of Narcissus), born in Monte-Carlo, Monaco (d. 1998)
  • 1924 Benoit Mandelbrot, Polish-French-American mathematician (proved Zipf's law), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2010)
  • 1925 June Christy, American jazz singer (Tampico), born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1990)
  • 1925 Maya Plisetskaya, Russian prima ballerina (Bolshoi Ballet), born in Moscow (d. 2015)

Person of interestRobert F. Kennedy

1925 Robert F. Kennedy, American politician (D-Sen-NY, US Attorney General), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1968)

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy
  • 1925 Kaye Ballard, American actress and comedienne (Kaye-Mothers-in-Law), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2019)
  • 1926 Terry Hall, English ventriloquist, born in Chadderton, Lancashire, England (d. 2007)
  • 1926 Andrzej W. Schally, Polish-American endocrinologist (Nobel 1997), born in Wilno, Poland
  • 1927 Estelle Parsons, American actress (Rachel Rachel, Bonnie & Clyde), born in Lynn, Massachusetts
  • 1928 Franklin Cover, American actor (Tom-The Jeffersons), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2006)
  • 1928 Rex Reason, American actor (This Island Earth, Man Without a Gun, Roaring 20s), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2015)
  • 1928 Aleksey Batalov, Russian actor named a People's Artist of the USSR (1976) and a Hero of Socialist Labour (1989), born in Vladimir, Soviet Union (d. 2017)
  • 1928 John Disley, Welsh athlete (co-founded London Marathon), born in Corris, Gwynedd (d. 2016)
  • 1929 Don January, American golfer (PGA Championship 1967), born in Plainview Texas
  • 1929 Kenneth Schermerhorn, American conductor (Amer Ballet), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1932 John Barnes Chance, American composer, born in Beaumont, Texas (d. 1972)
  • 1932 Richard Dawson, British-American actor, comedian, and game show host (Hogan's Heroes, Family Feud), born in Gosport, Hampshire (d. 2012)
  • 1934 Valentine J Peter, priest (Boy's Town 1985- ), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1936 Don DeLillo, American author (Underworld), born in New York City
  • 1937 Jack Linkletter, American TV host (Haggis Baggis, Hootenanny), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2007)
  • 1937 René Kollo, German tenor, born in Berlin
  • 1937 Viktoriya Tokareva, Russian playwright, born in Leningrad, Soviet Union
  • 1938 Tony White, West Indian cricketer (2 Tests WI v Australia 1965), born in Brighton, Saint Michael, Barbados
  • 1939 Dick Smothers, American comedian and folk singer (The Smothers Brothers Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940 Helma Sanders-Brahms, German director and writer (Apple Trees, Manoever), born in Emden, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • 1941 Dr. John [Malcolm John Rebennack], American musician (Right Place, Wrong Time), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2019)
  • 1941 Gary Karr, American double-bassist (Oslo Philharmonic), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941 Haseena Moin, Pakistani television drama writer and Urdu playwright, born in Kanpur, India
  • 1942 Bob Einstein, American comedian (Officer Judy, Super Dave Osborne), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2019)

Person of interestJoe Biden

1942 Joe Biden, American politician (Vice President: 2009-2017), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania

47th Vice President of the United States Joe Biden
47th Vice President of the United States
Joe Biden

  • 1942 Meredith Monk, American choreographer, composer (Atlas) and performing artist, born in NYC, New York
  • 1942 Norman Greenbaum, American folk singer (Spirit in the Sky), born in Malden, Massachusetts
  • 1942 Paulos Faraj Rahho, Iraqi Chaldean Catholic bishop, born in Mosul, Iraq (d. 2008)
  • 1943 Lindsay Thomas, American politician (Rep-D-GA, 1983-93), born in Patterson, Georgia
  • 1943 Veronica Hamel, American actress (Joyce-Hill St Blues, 79 Park Ave), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1944 Anthea Stewart, Zimbabwean field hockey coach and player (Olympic gold 1980), born in Blantyre, Nyasaland
  • 1945 Danny McBride, American musician (Sha Na Na), born in Somerville, Massachusetts (2009)
  • 1945 Rachid Mimouni, Algerian author, born in Boudouaou, Algeria (d. 1995)
  • 1945 Nanette Workman, American-Canadian singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946 Duane Allman, American rock guitarist (Allman Brothers), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1971)
  • 1946 John "Blackfoot" Colbert, American singer (Soul Children, Taxi)
  • 1946 Judy Woodruff, American newscaster (McNeil Lehrer Report), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1946 Ray Stiles, English musician (Mud, The Hollies), born in Guildford
  • 1946 Greg Cook, American football player
  • 1946 Patriarch Kirill [Vladimir Mikhailovich Gundyayev] Russian Orthodox church leader (2009-), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union
  • 1947 George Grantham, OK, rock drummer/vocalist (Poco)
  • 1947 Joe Walsh, American guitarist (Eagles-Take it Easy), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • 1948 Richard Masur, American actor (David-One Day at a Time), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948 Samuel E. Wright, American actor (Enos, Ball Four), born in Camden, South Carolina
  • 1948 John Bolton, American security advisor and diplomat (US Ambassador to UN), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1949 Juha Mieto, Finland, 15KM skier (Olympic silver 1980)
  • 1949 Ray Vitte, American actor (Doc, Cody-Quest), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949 Thelma Drake, American politician
  • 1950 Gary Green, rocker (Gentle Giant)
  • 1951 David Walters, American politician
  • 1952 John Van Boxmeer, National Hockey League player
  • 1953 Greg Gibson, American Greco-Roman wrestler (Olympic silver 1984), born in Stafford, Virginia
  • 1954 Frank Marino, Canadian rock guitarist (Mahogany Rush), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1954 Steve Dahl, American radio host, Chicago's anti-disco DJ (WLS-FM), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1954 Berit Andnor, Swedish politician

  • 1955 Thea Vidale, actress (Family Matters)
  • 1955 Timothy Kristian Charles Mace, British cosmonaut
  • 1956 Bo Derek, [Mary Collins], actress (10, Tarzan the Ape Man), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1956 Dan Powers, rock guitarist (Michael Stanley Band)
  • 1956 Mark Gastineau, NFL end (NY Jets, Pro Bowl 1981-85)
  • 1956 Sergei Gayevich Severin, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1957 Mike Craven, former English professional footballer
  • 1958 Rickson Gracie, Brazilian Mixed Martial Artist
  • 1959 Sean Young, American actress (Dune, Young Doctor in Love), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1959 James P. McGovern, American politician
  • 1960 Marc Labrèche, Canadian actor and television host
  • 1961 Tim Harvey, British racing driver
  • 1961 Larry Karaszewski, American screenwriter
  • 1961 Dave Watson, English footballer
  • 1962 Steve Alexander, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
  • 1963 Timothy Gowers, British mathematician
  • 1963 Ming-Na Wen, Macau-born actress (Mulan, ER, One Night Stand, As the World Turns), born in Coloane Island, Macau
  • 1964 John Maclean, Oshawa, NHL right wing (NJ Devils)
  • 1964 Ned Vaughn, actor (The Rescuer)
  • 1965 Mike D[iamond], American rap vocalist (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight), born in NYC, New York
  • 1965 Sen Dog, Cuban rapper (Cypress Hill)
  • 1965 Yoshiki Hayashi, Japanese musician (X Japan), born in Tateyama
  • 1966 Kevin Gilbert, American musician (d. 1996)
  • 1966 Jill Thompson, American comic book writer and artist
  • 1967 Alex Arias, American infielder (Florida Marlins), born in NYC, New York
  • 1967 Chris Childs, NBA guard (NJ Nets, NY Knicks)
  • 1967 Jeff Cotler, actor (Brian-Struck by Lightning), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1967 Teoman, Turkish rock singer
  • 1968 Jeff Tarango, American tennis player (famously defaults match 1995 Wimbledon), born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • 1968 Keith Rucker, NFL defensive tackle (Cin Bengals)

  • 1969 Chris Harris, cricketer (son of Zin NZ all-rounder in ODI's)
  • 1969 Konstantin Semyonov, Israel, Men's pole vaulter (Olympic 11th-1996)
  • 1969 Silvia Sommaggio, Italian 5k runner
  • 1969 Callie Thorne, American actor
  • 1970 Sabrina Lloyd, actress (Sliders)
  • 1970 Matt Blunt, American politician, Governor of Missouri (2005-2009), born in Greene County, Missouri
  • 1970 Delia Gonzalez, American-Mexican boxer, born in Anthony, New Mexico
  • 1970 Geoffrey Keezer, American jazz pianist, born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • 1970 Joe Zaso, American actor, born in Queens, New York City
  • 1970 Phife Dawg [Malik Taylor], American rapper (A Tribe called Quest), born in Queens, New York (d. 2016
  • 1971 Dion Nash, New Zealand cricketer (NZ right-arm medium-pacer 1992- ), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1971 Joey Galloway, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks), born in Bellaire, Ohio
  • 1971 Robert Wijnands, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1971 Joel McHale, American actor and comedian, born in Rome, Italy
  • 1972 Riddick Parker, American football defensive tackle (New England Patriots), born in Emporia, Virginia
  • 1972 Trent Pollard, NFL guard (Cin Bengals), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1972 Yanick Dupre, NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1972 Sheema Kalbasi, Iranian born poet, born in Tehran, Iran
  • 1974 Brad Williams, Australian cricketer (Victoria & Young Australia fast bowler), born in Frankston, Australia
  • 1974 Jerald Moore, American football running back (St Louis Rams), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1974 Marissa Ryan, actress (Elizabeth MacGillis-Major Dad), born in Manhattan, New York City, New York
  • 1975 Dierks Bentley, American singer, born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1975 J. D. Drew, American baseball player, born in Valdosta, Georgia
  • 1975 Davey Havok [David Paden Marchand], American singer (AFI), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1976 Dominique Dawes, American gymnast (Olympics-gold/brz-92, 96), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • 1976 Jason Thompson, Canadian actor, born in St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
  • 1976 Theodoros Velkos, Greek badminton player, born in Pazardzhik, Bulgaria
  • 1977 Rudy Charles [Dan Engler], American professional wrestling referee, born in Evansville, Indiana
  • 1977 Josh Turner, American singer (Long Black Train), born in Hannah, South Carolina
  • 1978 Ryan Leslie, American singer/songwriter, born in Washington, D.C.

  • 1978 Freya Lin, Taiwanese singer, born in Taiwan
  • 1978 Nadine Velazquez, American actress and model, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1979 Ericson Alexander Molano, Colombian gospel singer, born in Pereira, Colombia
  • 1979 Maree Bowden, New Zealand netball player (15 caps, Silver Ferns), born in Clyde, New Zealand
  • 1980 James Chambers, Irish footballer, born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • 1981 Carlos Boozer, American basketball forward (2-time NBA All Star), born in Aschaffenburg, Germany
  • 1981 Kimberley Walsh, English singer (Girls Aloud), born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
  • 1981 Scott Hutchinson, Scottish musician (Frightened Rabbit), born in Selkirk, Scotland (d. 2018)
  • 1982 Margo Stilley, American actress, born in Bear Creek, Wisconsin
  • 1984 Ferdinando Monfardini, Italian racing driver, born in Isola della Scala, Italy
  • 1985 Juan Cruz Álvarez, Argentine racing driver, born in Arrecifes, Argentina
  • 1985 Dan Byrd, American actor, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • 1986 Aaron Yan, Taiwanese singer and actor, born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1986 Oli Sykes, English musician, born in Ashford, United Kingdom
  • 1986 Jared Followill, American alternative-rock backing vocalist and musician (Kings of Leon), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1989 Cody Linley, American actor, born in Lewisville, Texas
  • 1990 Sam Burton, English footballer, born in Swindon, United Kingdom
  • 1992 Ishimura Maiha, Japanese pop singer (Berryz Kobo), born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • 1999 Princess Sofia of Bulgaria, titular Bulgarian royal family
  • 1999 Prince Umberto of Bulgaria, titular Bulgarian royal family
  • 2000 Connie Talbot, English singer (Britain's Got Talent), born in Walsall, United Kingdom


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