Jun 21
Today In History

Birthdays In History 1959

1959 Abdul Ahad Mohmand Afghan colonel pilot and astronaut

1959 Azali Assoumani Comorian colonel and politician President of the Comoros

1959 Panagiotis Giannakis Greek basketball player and coach

1959 Clancy Brown American actor

1959 Nancy Delahunt Canadian curler

1959 Angela Smith Baroness Smith of Basildon English accountant and politician

1959 Kathy Valentine American bass player and songwriter

1959 Paul Hester Australian drummer (d. 2005)

1959 Rigoberta Menchú Guatemalan activist and politician Nobel Prize laureate

1959 Chandra Cheeseborough American sprinter and coach

1959 Chris Van Hollen American lawyer and politician

1959 Fran Walsh New Zealand screenwriter and producer

1959 Brett Bodine American NASCAR driver

1959 Rob Ramage Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1959 B. Brian Blair American wrestler and politician

1959 Per Gessle Swedish singer-songwriter guitarist and producer

1959 Winnie Byanyima Ugandan engineer politician and diplomat

1959 Geoff Tate German-American singer-songwriter and musician

1959 Greg Dowling Australian rugby league player

1959 Pavle Kozjek Slovenian mountaineer and photographer (d. 2008)

1959 Lisa Milroy Canadian painter and educator

1959 Sade Nigerian-English singer-songwriter and producer

1959 Susanna Hoffs American singer-songwriter guitarist and actress

1959 Danese Cooper American computer scientist and programmer

1959 Jeff Pilson American bass player songwriter and actor

1959 Tami Hoag American author

1959 R. A. Salvatore American author

1959 Sergei Alifirenko Russian pistol shooter

1959 Alex McLeish Scottish footballer and manager

1959 Linda Blair American actress

1959 Clive Bull English radio host

1959 Akira Maeda Japanese wrestler mixed martial artist and actor

1959 Michel Preud'homme Belgian footballer and manager

1959 Steve Folkes Australian rugby league player and coach (d. 2018)

1959 Jody Watley American entertainer

1959 Anthony LaPaglia Australian actor and producer

1959 Kelly Lynch American model and actress

1959 Óscar Iván Zuluaga Colombian economist and politician 67th Colombian Minister of Finance

1959 Christian Schreier German footballer and manager

1959 Mick McCarthy English footballer manager and sportscaster

1959 Heinz Gunthardt Swiss tennis player

1959 Andrew Hoy Australian equestrian rider

1959 Mauricio Macri Argentinian businessman and politician President of Argentina

1959 John Calipari American basketball player and coach

1959 Roberto Moreno Brazilian race car driver

1959 Gaston Gingras Canadian ice hockey player

1959 Renée Fleming American soprano and actress

1959 Ali Campbell English singer-songwriter and guitarist

1959 Brian Propp Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster

1959 Hugo Savinovich Ecuadorian wrestler and sportscaster

1959 Kelly Tripucka American basketball player and sportscaster

1959 Aryeh Deri Moroccan-Israeli rabbi and politician Israeli Minister of Internal Affairs

1959 Rowdy Gaines American swimmer and sportscaster

1959 Scott Brayton American race car driver (d. 1996)

1959 David Corn American journalist and author

1959 Bill Gullickson American baseball player

1959 José María Cano Spanish singer-songwriter and painter

1959 Jiří Čunek Czech politician

1959 Kyle MacLachlan American actor

1959 Bronwyn Oliver Australian sculptor (d. 2006)

1959 Clayton Anderson American engineer and astronaut

1959 Nick de Bois English politician

1959 Ian Liddell-Grainger Scottish soldier and politician

1959 Linda Nolan Irish singer and actress

1959 Beth Broderick American actress and director

1959 Mike Whitney Australian cricketer and television host

1959 Nick Griffin English politician

1959 Larry Stewart American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1959 Ira Glass American radio host and producer

1959 Duško Vujošević Montenegrin basketball player and coach

1959 Rick Ardon Australian journalist

1959 Plamen Getov Bulgarian footballer

1959 Vazgen Sargsyan Armenian colonel and politician 8th Prime Minister of Armenia (d. 1999)

1959 Donna Murphy American actress and singer

1959 Lester Holt American journalist

1959 Aidan Quinn Irish-American actor

1959 Takaaki Kajita Japanese physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate

1959 Lonny Price American actor director and screenwriter

1959 Nina Hartley American pornographic actress/director sex educator sex-positive feminist and author

1959 Milorad Dodik Bosnian Serb politician and president of Republika Srpska

1959 Luenell American comedian and actress

1959 Michael Walter German luger (d. 2016)

1959 Dirk Wellham Australian cricketer

1959 Laila Robins American actress

1959 Tamara Tunie American actress

1959 Harold Baines American baseball player

1959 Renny Harlin Finnish director and producer

1959 Ben Okri Nigerian poet and author

1959 Eliot Teltscher American tennis player

1959 Michael J. Bloomfield American astronaut

1959 Sebastian Currier American composer and educator

1959 Greg Dyer Australian cricketer

1959 Charles Hudson American baseball player

1959 Steve Marker American musician

1959 Jens Stoltenberg Norwegian economist and politician 27th Prime Minister of Norway 13th Secretary General of NATO

1959 Danny Ainge American baseball and basketball player

1959 Paul Black American singer-songwriter and drummer

1959 Luc Besson French director producer and screenwriter founded EuropaCorp

1959 Irene Cara American singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2022)

1959 Dave Beasant English footballer and coach

1959 Mary Roach American author

1959 Sting American wrestler

1959 Peter Truscott Baron Truscott British Labour Party politician and peer

1959 Sarah Jane Morris English singer-songwriter

1959 Yuval Rotem Israeli diplomat

1959 Nobuo Uematsu Japanese keyboard player and composer

1959 Matthew Modine American actor director producer and screenwriter

1959 Catherine Keener American actress

1959 Andrew Farriss Australian rock musician and multi-instrumentalist

1959 Ivan Savvidis Russian-Greek oligarch and politician

1959 Laura Chinchilla Costa Rican politician President of Costa Rica

1959 Barry Blanchard Canadian mountaineer

1959 Perry Farrell American singer-songwriter and musician

1959 Brad McCrimmon Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2011)

1959 Martina Cole English television host and author

1959 Markus Hediger Swiss poet and translator

1959 Helmuth Duckadam Romanian footballer

1959 Gelindo Bordin Italian runner

1959 David Frankel American director producer and screenwriter

1959 Juha Kankkunen Finnish race car driver

1959 Yves Lavandier French director and producer

1959 Badou Ezzaki Moroccan footballer and manager

1959 David Hyde Pierce American actor and activist

1959 Phil Morris American actor and screenwriter

1959 Paul Chung Hong Kong actor and host (d. 1989)

1959 Gail Shea Canadian politician

1959 Alain Bondue French cyclist

1959 Bernard Jenkin English businessman and politician Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

1959 Pierre Lacroix Canadian ice hockey player

1959 Ana María Polo Cuban-American lawyer and judge

1959 Zahid Maleque Bangladeshi politician

1959 Alison Ramsay English-Scottish field hockey player and lawyer

1959 Susan Faludi American journalist author and feminist

1959 Tim Jacobus American illustrator and painter

1959 Unity Dow Botswanan judge author and rights activist

1959 Paul Madden English diplomat British High Commissioner to Australia

1959 Daniel Kash Canadian actor and director

1959 Tony Phillips American baseball player (d. 2016)

1959 John Corabi American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1959 Pedro Pierluisi Puerto Rican politician

1959 Sheena Easton Scottish-American singer-songwriter actress and producer

1959 Marco Pirroni English singer-songwriter guitarist and producer

1959 Yasmina Reza French actress and playwright

1959 Lawrence Seeff South African cricketer and basket weaver

1959 Alan Best Canadian animator director and producer

1959 Tony Wakeford English singer-songwriter and guitarist

1959 David Ball English keyboard player and producer

1959 Uma Bharti Indian activist and politician 16th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh

1959 Ben Elton English actor director and screenwriter

1959 Valdemaras Chomičius Lithuanian basketball player and coach

1959 Bob Tway American golfer

1959 Bobby Ellsworth American singer and bass player

1959 Ian McCulloch English singer-songwriter and guitarist

1959 Steve Stevens American guitarist and songwriter

1959 Brian Williams American journalist

1959 Andreas Busse German runner

1959 Charles Hendry English politician

1959 Michael E. Knight American actor

1959 Tony Sealy English footballer and manager

1959 Heiki Valk Estonian archeologist and academic

1959 Ronnie Lott American football player and sportscaster

1959 David Manners 11th Duke of Rutland English politician

1959 Ikue Sakakibara Japanese actress and singer

1959 Victoria Rowell American actress

1959 Danny Schayes American basketball player

1959 Cindy Hyde-Smith American politician United States Senator from Mississippi Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce

1959 Ving Rhames American actor

1959 Carlisle Best Barbadian cricketer

1959 Patrick Bruel French actor singer and poker player

1959 Markus Büchel Liechtensteiner politician 9th Prime Minister of Liechtenstein (d. 2013)

1959 Robert Greene American author and translator

1959 John Holt American football player (d. 2013)

1959 Rick Vaive Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1959 Heather Wheeler English politician

1959 Khaosai Galaxy Thai boxer and politician

1959 Luis Pérez-Sala Spanish race car driver

1959 Beverly Jo Scott American-Belgian singer-songwriter

1959 Mitch Webster American baseball player

1959 Mare Winningham American actress and singer-songwriter

1959 Marcelo Loffreda Argentine rugby player and coach

1959 Susan Cowsill American singer-songwriter

1959 Nick Cassavetes American actor director and screenwriter

1959 Abdulla Yameen Maldivian politician 6th President of the Maldives

1959 David Blatt Israeli-American basketball player and coach

1959 Olin Browne American golfer

1959 Morrissey English singer-songwriter and performer

1959 Kwak Jae-yong South Korean director and screenwriter

1959 Mehbooba Mufti Indian politician

1959 Marcella Mesker Dutch tennis player and sportscaster

1959 Pelle Lindbergh Swedish-American ice hockey player (d. 1985)

1959 Barry O'Farrell Australian politician 43rd Premier of New South Wales

1959 Julian Clary English comedian actor and author

1959 Manolis Kefalogiannis Greek politician

1959 Rick Wamsley Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1959 Ole Bornedal Danish actor director and producer

1959 Risto Mannisenmäki Finnish racing driver

1959 Rupert Everett English actor and novelist

1959 Mel Gaynor English drummer

1959 Steve Hanley Irish-English bass player and songwriter

1959 Phil Brown English footballer coach and manager

1959 Randy Ferbey Canadian curler

1959 Frank Vanhecke Belgian politician

1959 Andrea de Cesaris Italian racing driver (d. 2014)

1959 Phil Wilson English politician

1959 Rineke Dijkstra Dutch photographer

1959 Lydia Lunch American singer-songwriter guitarist and actress

1959 Erwin Olaf Dutch photographer

1959 Imbi Paju Estonian-Finnish journalist and author

1959 Juan Camacho Bolivian runner

1959 Georgios Voulgarakis Greek politician 21st Greek Minister for Culture

1959 Anil Ambani Indian businessman and Chairman of Reliance Infrastructure

1959 Mark Ella Australian rugby player

1959 Werner Schildhauer German runner

1959 Mohsen Kadivar Iranian philosopher

1959 Peter Fowler Australian golfer

1959 Carlo Ancelotti Italian footballer and manager

1959 Ernie C American heavy metal guitarist songwriter and producer

1959 Eliot Spitzer American lawyer and politician 54th Governor of New York

1959 John Linnell American singer-songwriter and musician

1959 Scott Thompson Canadian actor and comedian

1959 Boyko Borissov Bulgarian footballer and politician 50th Prime Minister of Bulgaria

1959 Maurice G. Dantec French-born Canadian science fiction writer (d. 2016)

1959 Steve Georganas Australian politician

1959 Klaus Iohannis Romanian educator and politician 5th President of Romania

1959 Marcus Miller American bass player composer and producer

1959 Alan Brazil Scottish footballer and sportscaster

1959 Eileen Davidson American model and actress

1959 The Ultimate Warrior American wrestler (d. 2014)

1959 Carol Anderson American author and historian

1959 Lawrence Haddad South African-English economist and academic

1959 Nikos Stavropoulos Greek basketball player and coach

1959 Joe Ansolabehere American animation screenwriter and producer

1959 Mark DeBarge American singer-songwriter and trumpet player

1959 Christian Wulff German lawyer and politician 10th President of Germany

1959 John Baron English captain and politician

1959 Tom Chambers American basketball player and sportscaster

1959 Marcella Detroit American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1959 Kathy Mattea American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1959 Michael Kinane Irish jockey

1959 Nicola Sirkis French singer-songwriter and guitarist

1959 Daniel Xuereb French footballer

1959 Andy McCluskey English singer-songwriter bass player and producer

1959 Lutz Dombrowski German long jumper and educator

1959 Jari Puikkonen Finnish ski jumper

1959 Bobbie Vaile Australian astrophysicist and astronomer (d. 1996)

1959 Mark McKinney Canadian actor and screenwriter

1959 Dan Jurgens American author and illustrator

1959 Lorrie Morgan American singer

1959 Clint Boon English singer and keyboard player

1959 John Shelley British illustrator

1959 Vincent D'Onofrio American actor

1959 Daniel Goldhagen American political scientist author and academic

1959 Brendan Perry English singer-songwriter guitarist and producer

1959 Sakis Tsiolis Greek footballer and manager

1959 Sandip Verma Baroness Verma Indian-English businesswoman and politician

1959 Julie Burchill English journalist and author

1959 Ian Maxtone-Graham American screenwriter and producer

1959 Stephen Pearcy American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1959 David Shore Canadian screenwriter and producer

1959 Victoria Abril Spanish actress and singer

1959 Marc Cohn American singer-songwriter and keyboard player

1959 Richard Dacoury French basketball player

1959 Billy Campbell American actor

1959 Pauline Quirke English actress

1959 Jim Kerr Scottish singer-songwriter and keyboard player

1959 Kevin Nash American professional wrestler and actor

1959 Clive Stafford Smith English lawyer and author

1959 Ellen Kuras American director and cinematographer

1959 Sandy West American singer-songwriter and drummer (d. 2006)

1959 Suzanne Vega American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer

1959 Richard Leman English field hockey player

1959 Fuziah Salleh Malaysian politician

1959 Vincent Lindon French actor director and screenwriter

1959 Pola Uddin Baroness Uddin Bangladeshi-English politician

1959 Juan J. Campanella Argentinian director producer and screenwriter

1959 Radney Foster American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer

1959 Gene Miles Australian rugby league player and sportscaster

1959 Reha Muhtar Turkish journalist

1959 Paul Vautin Australian rugby league player coach and sportscaster

1959 Nancy Savoca American director producer and screenwriter

1959 Fyodor Cherenkov Russian footballer and manager (d. 2014)

1959 Geoffrey Zakarian American chef and author

1959 Rick Bragg American author and journalist

1959 Joe DeSa American baseball player (d. 1986)

1959 Hugh Green American football player

1959 Yiannos Papantoniou French-Greek economist and politician Greek Minister of National Defence

1959 William T. Vollmann American novelist short story writer and journalist

1959 Sanjay Dutt Indian actor singer and producer

1959 Ruud Janssen Dutch blogger and illustrator

1959 Dave LaPoint American baseball player and manager

1959 John Sykes English singer-songwriter and guitarist

1959 Stanley Jordan American guitarist pianist and songwriter

1959 Andrew Marr Scottish journalist and author

1959 Kim Newman English journalist and author

1959 Joe Elliott English singer-songwriter guitarist and producer

1959 Victoria Jackson American actress and singer

1959 Johnny Kemp Bahamian singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2015)

1959 Apollonia Kotero American singer and actress

1959 Martin Atkins English drummer and producer

1959 Mike Gminski American basketball player and sportscaster

1959 John C. McGinley American actor and producer

1959 Koichi Tanaka Japanese chemist and engineer Nobel Prize laureate

1959 Robbin Crosby American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2002)

1959 John Gormley Irish politician Minister for the Environment Community and Local Government

1959 Pete Burns English singer-songwriter (d. 2016)

1959 Pat Smear American guitarist and songwriter

1959 Rajendra Singh Indian environmentalist

1959 Koenraad Elst Belgian orientalist and author

1959 Ali Shah Zimbabwean cricketer and coach

1959 Caroline Ansink Dutch flute player composer and educator

1959 Kurtis Blow American rapper producer and actor

1959 Michael Kors American fashion designer

1959 Albert Owen Welsh sailor and politician

1959 Mark Price English drummer

1959 Florent Vollant Canadian singer-songwriter

1959 Gustavo Cerati Argentinian singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (d. 2014)

1959 Yoshiaki Murakami Japanese businessman

1959 Taraki Sivaram Sri Lankan journalist and author (d. 2005)

1959 Richard Scudamore English businessman

1959 László Szlávics Jr. Hungarian sculptor

1959 Kerry Boustead Australian rugby league player

1959 Danny Bonaduce American actor and wrestler

1959 Bruce French English cricketer and coach

1959 Tom Niedenfuer American baseball player

1959 Frank Brickowski American basketball player

1959 Marcia Gay Harden American actress

1959 Scott Altman American captain pilot and astronaut

1959 Marc Sergeant Belgian cyclist and manager

1959 Jonathan Franzen American novelist and essayist

1959 Jacek Kazimierski Polish footballer

1959 Eric Schlosser American journalist and author

1959 David Koresh American cult leader

1959 Tom Prichard American wrestler and trainer

1959 Chris Mortimer Australian rugby league player

1959 Ricky Pierce American basketball player

1959 Anne Hobbs English tennis player and coach

1959 Jim McMahon American football player and coach

1959 Juan Croucier Cuban-American singer-songwriter bass player and producer

1959 Pia Gjellerup Danish lawyer and politician Danish Minister of Finance

1959 Mark Williams English actor

1959 Edwyn Collins Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist

1959 George Kalovelonis Greek tennis player and coach

1959 Meg Munn English social worker and politician

1959 Ian Falconer American author and illustrator

1959 Steve Levy American lawyer and politician

1959 Bernardo Rezende Brazilian volleyball coach and player

1959 Lane Smith American author and illustrator

1959 Ruth Ann Swenson American soprano and actress

1959 Oliver Colvile English lawyer and politician

1959 Stan Van Gundy American basketball player and coach

1959 Daniela Romo Mexican singer actress and TV hostess

1959 Gerhard Berger Austrian race car driver

1959 Juan Fernando Cobo Colombian painter and sculptor

1959 Denice Denton American engineer and academic (d. 2006)

1959 Frode Fjellheim Norwegian pianist and composer

1959 András Petőcz Hungarian author and poet

1959 Jeanette Winterson English journalist and novelist

1959 Brian Thompson American actor director producer and screenwriter

1959 Rebecca De Mornay American actress

1959 Ramón Díaz Argentinian footballer and manager

1959 Ray Elgaard Canadian football player

1959 Eddi Reader Scottish singer-songwriter guitarist and producer

1959 Timothy Shriver American businessman and activist

1959 Stephen Wolfram English-American physicist and mathematician

1959 Nagarjuna Indian film actor Producer and Businessman

1959 Mark "Jacko" Jackson Australian footballer actor and singer

1959 Ralph Krueger Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1959 Jessica Upshaw American lawyer and politician (d. 2013)

1959 Mike Duxbury English footballer

1959 Drungo Hazewood American baseball player (d. 2013)

1959 Guy Laliberté Canadian businessman philanthropist and poker player founded Cirque du Soleil

1959 Kevin Harrington Australian actor

1959 Armin Kogler Austrian ski jumper

1959 Frank Schirrmacher German journalist and publisher (d. 2014)

1959 Bill Root Canadian ice hockey player

1959 Tom Foley American baseball player and coach

1959 Éric Serra French composer and producer

1959 Michael Earl American actor singer and puppeteer (d. 2015)

1959 Andre Dubus III American novelist and short story writer

1959 David Frost South African golfer

1959 Scott Brown American colonel and politician

1959 Deron Cherry American football player and sportscaster

1959 Sigmar Gabriel German educator and politician 17th Vice-Chancellor of Germany

1959 Tatyana Mitkova Russian journalist

1959 John Berry American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1959 Morten Harket Norwegian singer-songwriter

1959 Mark Kirk American commander lawyer and politician

1959 Peter Keleghan Canadian actor and screenwriter

1959 Dave Richardson South African cricketer manager and lawyer

1959 Victory Tischler-Blue American bass player director and producer

1959 Ian Arkwright English footballer

1959 Mark Romanek American director and screenwriter

1959 Joseph Alessi American trombonist and educator

1959 Joanna Domańska Polish pianist and educator

1959 Meral Okay Turkish actress producer and screenwriter (d. 2012)

1959 Crin Antonescu Romanian educator and politician former Interim President of Romania

1959 Andrzej Buncol Polish footballer

1959 Dave Coulier American actor comedian producer and screenwriter

1959 Danny Cox English-American baseball player and coach

1959 Corinne Drewery English singer-songwriter and fashion designer

1959 Tai Babilonia American figure skater and talk show host

1959 Saul Perlmutter American astrophysicist astronomer and academic Nobel Prize Laureate

1959 Jason Alexander American actor singer and voice artist

1959 Frank Cottrell-Boyce English author and screenwriter

1959 Hans Nijman Dutch mixed martial artist and wrestler (d. 2014)

1959 Chris O'Sullivan Australian rugby league player

1959 Elizabeth Peña American actress (d. 2014)

1959 Karen Pierce English diplomat

1959 Theo Paphitis Cypriot-English businessman

1959 Steve Whitmire American puppeteer

1959 Jeon Soo-il South Korean director producer and screenwriter

1959 Andrew Bolt Australian journalist

1959 Trevor Dodds Namibian golfer

1959 Rich Gedman American baseball player and coach

1959 Ilya Kormiltsev Russian poet and translator (d. 2007)

1959 Beth Heiden American speed skater and cyclist

1959 Ron Fellows Canadian race car driver

1959 Laura Bruce American artist

1959 Jon Fosse Norwegian author and dramatist

1959 Marissa Moss American author

1959 Ettore Messina Italian basketball player and coach

1959 Mark Aizlewood Welsh footballer and manager

1959 Brian P. Cleary American author and poet

1959 Craig Bellamy Australian rugby league player and coach

1959 Greg Proops American comedian actor and screenwriter

1959 Jack Wagner American actor and singer

1959 Chris Lowe English singer and keyboard player

1959 Tony Meo English snooker player

1959 Hitonari Tsuji Japanese author composer and director

1959 Maya Lin American architect and sculptor designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Civil Rights Memorial

1959 Kelly Joe Phelps American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2022)

1959 Kenan İpek Turkish lawyer and judge

1959 Turki bin Sultan Saudi Arabian politician (d. 2012)

1959 Oil Can Boyd American baseball player

1959 Brian Higgins American politician

1959 Walter Ray Williams Jr. American bowler

1959 Dylan Baker American actor

1959 Lourdes Flores Peruvian lawyer and politician

1959 Jean-Marc Fournier Canadian lawyer and politician

1959 Brazo de Oro Mexican wrestler (d. 2017)

1959 Tommy Armour III American golfer

1959 Nick Bakay American actor producer and screenwriter

1959 Gavin Friday Irish singer-songwriter actor and producer

1959 Erik Gundersen Danish motorcycle racer

1959 Peter Horrocks English journalist and producer

1959 Mike Morgan American baseball player and coach

1959 Carlos I. Noriega Peruvian-American colonel and astronaut

1959 Boris Nemtsov Russian academic and politician First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia (d. 2015)

1959 Michael Cobley English-Scottish author

1959 Kirsty MacColl English singer-songwriter (d. 2000)

1959 Bill Rammell English academic and politician Minister of State for the Armed Forces

1959 Julia Sweeney American actress comedian producer and screenwriter

1959 Bradley Whitford American actor and producer

1959 Arif Peçenek Turkish football player and manager (d. 2013)

1959 Wayne Gardner Australian motorcycle racer

1959 Allan Little Scottish journalist and author

1959 Anna Escobedo Cabral American lawyer and politician 42nd Treasurer of the United States

1959 Marie Osmond American singer actress and television spokesperson

1959 A. J. Pero American drummer (d. 2015)

1959 Sarah Duchess of York

1959 Emeril Lagasse American chef and author

1959 Alex Paterson English keyboard player

1959 Todd Solondz American actor director and screenwriter

1959 Kevin Brennan Welsh journalist and politician

1959 Brian Harper American baseball player

1959 Gary Kemp English singer-songwriter guitarist and actor

1959 Philip Maini Northern Irish mathematician at the University of Oxford

1959 Tessa Munt English lawyer and politician

1959 Jamie Salmon English-New Zealand rugby player and sportscaster

1959 Erkki-Sven Tüür Estonian flute player and composer

1959 John Whittingdale English politician

1959 Ron Drummond American author and scholar

1959 Francisco Flores Pérez Salvadorian politician President of El Salvador (d. 2016)

1959 Russell Gilbert Australian comedian actor and screenwriter

1959 Norm Macdonald Canadian actor comedian producer and screenwriter (d. 2021)

1959 Mark Peel Australian historian and academic

1959 Richard Roeper American journalist and critic

1959 Mustafa Aberchán Spanish politician

1959 Eugenio Hernández Flores Mexican politician

1959 Kirby Chambliss American pilot

1959 Mauricio Funes Salvadoran politician former President of El Salvador

1959 Milcho Manchevski Macedonian-American director and screenwriter

1959 John Nord American wrestler

1959 Nir Barkat Israeli businessman and politician Mayor of Jerusalem

1959 Martin Kusch German philosopher and academic

1959 Mark Little Australian comedian actor and screenwriter

1959 George Bell Dominican baseball player

1959 Rose McDowall Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist

1959 Andy Picheta English director producer and screenwriter

1959 Kevin Sheedy Welsh-Irish footballer and manager

1959 Ken Watanabe Japanese actor and producer

1959 Roberto Navarro Argentine journalist

1959 Arto Salminen Finnish journalist and author (d. 2005)

1959 Marc Shaiman American composer and songwriter

1959 Nancy Grace American lawyer and journalist

1959 Sam Raimi American actor director producer and screenwriter

1959 Dominique Baert French lawyer and politician

1959 Gunnar Bakke Norwegian banker and politician 65th Mayor of Bergen

1959 Chihiro Fujioka Japanese director and composer

1959 Michelle Lujan Grisham American lawyer and politician

1959 Rowland S. Howard Australian guitarist and songwriter (d. 2009)

1959 Denis Troch French footballer and manager

1959 Annette Vilhelmsen Danish educator and politician Danish Minister of Social Affairs

1959 Paul Farmer American anthropologist and physician

1959 Rick Carlisle American basketball player and coach

1959 James Keelaghan Canadian singer-songwriter and producer

1959 Toshio Masuda Japanese composer

1959 Randy Wittman American basketball player and coach

1959 John Magufuli Tanzanian politician 5th President of Tanzania (d. 2021)

1959 Vincent Lagaf' French actor singer and game show host

1959 Mats Näslund Swedish ice hockey player

1959 Neal Stephenson American author

1959 Susanna Clarke English author and educator

1959 Peter Mullan Scottish actor director and screenwriter

1959 Hal Hartley American director producer and screenwriter

1959 Ken Kirzinger Canadian actor and stuntman

1959 Tomo Česen Slovenian mountaineer

1959 Billy Gillispie American basketball player and coach

1959 Alexandre Guimarães Brazilian-Costa Rican footballer and manager

1959 Miroslav Janů Czech footballer and manager (d. 2013)

1959 Chi Chi LaRue American drag queen performer and director

1959 Thomas Quasthoff German opera singer

1959 Mackenzie Phillips American actress

1959 Michael Schröder German footballer and manager

1959 Lee Haney American bodybuilder

1959 Richard Rowe English jockey and trainer

1959 Christian Schwarzenegger Swiss criminologist and academic

1959 Carl Williams American boxer (d. 2013)

1959 Vincent Irizarry American actor

1959 Toshihiko Sahashi Japanese composer

1959 Caroline Goodall English actress and screenwriter

1959 Paul Attanasio American screenwriter and producer

1959 Paul McGann English actor

1959 Chris Woods English footballer coach and manager

1959 Tibor Fischer English author

1959 Glenda Bailey English journalist

1959 Francis M. Fesmire American cardiologist and physician (d. 2014)

1959 Terry Fenwick English footballer and manager

1959 William R. Moses American actor and producer

1959 Jaanus Tamkivi Estonian politician

1959 Robert Barron American bishop author and theologian

1959 Jo Bonner American politician

1959 Allison Janney American actress

1959 Diane James British politician

1959 Mario Martone Italian director and screenwriter

1959 Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst German prelate of the Catholic Church and theologian

1959 Sean Young American actress and dancer

1959 Sergei Ratnikov Estonian footballer and manager

1959 Eddie Frierson American actor

1959 Frank McAvennie Scottish footballer

1959 Fabio Parra Colombian cyclist

1959 Lenore Zann Australian-Canadian actress singer and politician

1959 Maxwell Caulfield English-American actor

1959 Todd Brooker Canadian skier and sportscaster

1959 Charles Kennedy Scottish journalist and politician (d. 2015)

1959 Steve Rothery English guitarist and songwriter

1959 Dai Davies Welsh politician and independent Member of Parliament (MP)

1959 Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs American author and academic

1959 Jerry Schemmel American sportscaster

1959 Charlie Burchill Scottish guitarist and songwriter

1959 Viktoria Mullova Russian violinist

1959 Nancy Charest Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 2014)

1959 Judd Nelson American actor and screenwriter

1959 Stephen Roche Irish cyclist and sportscaster

1959 Richard Borcherds South African-English mathematician and academic

1959 Neal Broten American ice hockey player

1959 Rahm Emanuel American businessman and politician 55th Mayor of Chicago

1959 Cherie Currie American singer-songwriter musician and actress

1959 George Faber British television producer

1959 Lorraine Kelly Scottish journalist and actress

1959 Hugo Swire English soldier and politician Minister of State for Foreign Affairs

1959 Billy Childish English singer-songwriter guitarist and painter

1959 Wally Lewis Australian rugby league player coach and sportscaster

1959 Kelefa Diallo Guinean general (d. 2013)

1959 Eamonn Holmes Irish journalist and game show host

1959 Lee Chapman English footballer

1959 Oleksandr Yaroslavsky Ukrainian businessman

1959 Stephen Hepburn English politician

1959 Stephen Muggleton English computer scientist and engineer

1959 Deborah Estrin American computer scientist and academic

1959 Saleem Yousuf Pakistani cricketer

1959 Stephen Jefferies South African cricketer and coach

1959 Mark Steyn Canadian-American author and critic

1959 Susan Bullock English soprano

1959 Mark Aguirre American basketball player and coach

1959 Kevin Ash English journalist and author (d. 2013)

1959 Udi Aloni American-Israeli director and author

1959 Wolf Hoffmann German guitarist

1959 Bob Paris American-Canadian bodybuilder and actor

1959 Jorge Vaca Mexican boxer

1959 Greg Matthews Australian cricketer

1959 Alan Whetton New Zealand rugby player

1959 Gary Whetton New Zealand rugby player

1959 H. D. Kumaraswamy Indian social worker and politician 18th Chief Minister of Karnataka

1959 Alexander Lebedev Russian businessman and politician

1959 Steve Mattsson American author and illustrator

1959 Bob Stinson American songwriter and guitarist (d. 1995)

1959 Iván Vallejo Ecuadorian mountaineer

1959 Lisa Wilkinson Australian television host and journalist

1959 George Coupland Scottish scientist

1959 Hildegard Körner German runner

1959 Jackie Fox American bass player

1959 Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz Polish physicist and politician 12th Prime Minister of Poland

1959 Trent Tucker American basketball player and sportscaster

1959 Florence Griffith Joyner American sprinter and actress (d. 1998)

1959 Krishnamachari Srikkanth Indian cricketer

1959 Bernd Schuster German footballer and manager

1959 Chris Blackhurst English journalist

1959 Michael P. Anderson American colonel pilot and astronaut (d. 2003)

1959 Ramdas Athawale Indian poet and politician

1959 Kōji Morimoto Japanese animator and director

1959 Hans Nielsen Danish motorcycle racer

1959 Wang Lijun Chinese police officer and politician

1959 Gerina Dunwich American astrologer historian and author

1959 Andre Tippett American football player and coach

1959 Hansjörg Kunze German runner and sportscaster

1959 Daniel Léo Simpson American composer

1959 Ana Torroja Spanish singer-songwriter

1959 Patricia Clarkson American actress

1959 Ann Demeulemeester Belgian fashion designer

1959 Paula Poundstone American comedian and author

1959 Antonio Pappano English pianist and conductor

1959 Kåre Thomsen Norwegian guitarist and graphic designer

1959 Tracey Ullman English-American actress singer director and screenwriter

1959 Josée Verner Canadian politician 8th Canadian Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs

1959 Liveris Andritsos Greek basketball player

1959 Phill Kline American lawyer and politician Kansas Attorney General

1959 Baron Waqa Nauruan composer and politician 14th President of Nauru

1959 Paul Westerberg American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1959 Cris Collinsworth American football player and sportscaster

1959 Göran Hägglund Swedish lawyer and politician 28th Swedish Minister for Social Affairs

1959 Keith Olbermann American journalist and author

1959 Frank Darabont American director and producer

1959 Ahmet Davutoğlu Turkish political scientist academic and politician 37th Prime Minister of Turkey

1959 Emmit King American sprinter

1959 Renaldo Nehemiah American hurdler and football player

1959 Derek Statham English footballer

1959 Babyface American singer-songwriter and producer

1959 Yvan Loubier Canadian economist and politician

1959 Brian Setzer American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1959 David Brown Australian meteorologist

1959 Tupou VI King of Tonga

1959 Karl J. Friston English psychiatrist and neuroscientist

1959 Charlie Murphy American actor and comedian (d. 2017)

1959 Gary Anderson South African-American football player

1959 James MacMillan Scottish composer and conductor

1959 Jürgen Ligi Estonian economist and politician 25th Estonian Minister of Defence

1959 Jimmy Quinn Northern Irish footballer and manager

1959 Martin Brundle English racing driver and sportscaster

1959 Alan Wilder English singer-songwriter keyboard player and producer

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