Royal Mail Christmas 1983
1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1983rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 983rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 83rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1980s decade.
The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.
January 1 – The migration of the ARPANET to TCP/IP is officially completed (this is considered to be the beginning of the true Internet).
January 3 – Kīlauea begins slowly erupting on the Big Island of Hawaii and is still flowing as of 2018.
January 5 – President Ronald Reagan nominates Elizabeth Dole as U.S. Secretary of Transportation.
January 10 – Canada and the United States launch Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock, a worldwide program advocating tolerance.
January 18 – The International Olympic Committee restores Jim Thorpe’s Olympic medals to his family.
January 19 – High-ranking Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie is arrested in Bolivia.
January 24 – Twenty-five members of the Red Brigades are sentenced to life imprisonment for the 1978 murder of Aldo Moro.
January 25 – IRAS is launched from Vandenberg AFB, to conduct the world’s first all-sky infrared survey from space.
January 26 – Lotus 1-2-3 is released for IBM PC compatible computers.
January 30 – Washington Redskins beat the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl XVII
January 31 – Seatbelt use for drivers and front seat passengers becomes mandatory in the United Kingdom.
February 2 – Giovanni Vigliotto goes on trial on charges of polygamy involving 105 women.
Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser is granted a double dissolution of both houses of parliament, for elections on March 5, 1983.
Bill Hayden resigns as leader of the Australian Labor Party, and in the subsequent leadership spill Bob Hawke is elected as Hayden’s successor unopposed.
February 5 – 6 – The team of A. J. Foyt, Preston Henn, Bob Wollek and Claude Ballot-Lena won the 24 hours of Daytona in a Porsche 935
February 6 – Klaus Barbie is officially charged with war crimes.
February 12 – 100 women protest in Lahore, Pakistan, against military dictator Zia-ul-Haq’s proposed Law of Evidence. The women were tear-gassed, baton-charged and thrown into lock-up. They were successful in repealing the law.
A cinema fire in Turin, Italy, kills 62 people.
Two US Marshals are killed and three lawmen are wounded in a shootout with Gordon Kahl in Medina, North Dakota.
February 16 – The Ash Wednesday bushfires in Victoria and South Australia claim the lives of 75 people, in one of Australia’s worst bushfire disasters.
The Venezuelan bolívar is devaluated and exchange controls are established in an event now referred to as Black Friday by many Venezuelans (the Bolívar had been the most stable and internationally accepted currency)[clarification needed].
Nellie massacre: Over 2,000 people, mostly Bangladeshi Muslims, are massacred in Assam, India, during the Assam agitation.
Wah Mee massacre: 13 people are killed in an attempted robbery in Seattle, Washington.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency announces its intention to buy out and evacuate the dioxin-contaminated community of Times Beach, Missouri.
The automatic shut-down fails at Salem Nuclear Power Plant, New Jersey, USA.
A special commission of the Congress of the United States releases a report critical of the practice of Japanese internment during World War II.
Bermondsey by-election (U.K.): Simon Hughes’s defeat of Peter Tatchell is criticised for alleged homophobia.
February 28 – The final episode of M*A*S*H airs, setting the record for most watched television episode and reaching a total audience estimated at 125 million, which remains unsurpassed.
March 1 – The Balearic Islands and Madrid become Autonomous communities of Spain.
March 1 – First collection of twelve Swatch models was introduced in Zürich, Switzerland
March 5 – Australian federal election: The Labor Party led by Bob Hawke defeats the Liberal/National Coalition Government led by Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser. Hawke would be sworn in on March 11th. As soon as the results became clear, Fraser resigned from the Liberal leadership; he would be replaced by outgoing Minister for Industry and Commerce Andrew Peacock.
March 8 – IBM releases the IBM PC XT.
Anne Burford resigns as head of the United States Environmental Protection Agency amid scandal.
The 3D printer is invented by Chuck Hull.
March 16 – The Ismaning radio transmitter (last wooden radio tower in Germany) is demolished.
March 21 –
Yamoussoukro, officially becomes Ivorian political capital after transfer from Abidjan.
The 1983 West Bank fainting epidemic erupts. Researchers point to mass hysteria as the most likely explanation.
March 23 – Strategic Defense Initiative: U.S. President Ronald Reagan makes his initial proposal to develop technology to intercept enemy missiles. The media dub this plan "Star Wars".
March 25 – Motown celebrates its 25th anniversary with the television special Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever, during which Michael Jackson performs Billie Jean and introduces the moonwalk.
April 3 – In Mexico, the 2nd festival of the popular Juguemos a Cantar series begins, it ends five weeks later on May 1.
April 4 – The Space Shuttle Challenger is launched on its maiden voyage: STS-6.
April 11 – Spain’s Seve Ballesteros won the 47th PGA Masters Tournament
April 13 – Minnesota’s largest retailer Target Corporation expands into California, opening 11 stores.
The 1983 United States embassy bombing in Beirut kills 63 people.
Channel broadcasting is founded by the Disney Channel.
April 22 – A reactor shut-down due to failure of fuel rods occurs at Kursk Nuclear Power Plant, Russia.
April 25 – Cold War: Manchester, Maine, U.S., schoolgirl Samantha Smith is invited to visit the Soviet Union by its leader Yuri Andropov, after he read her letter in which she expressed fears about nuclear war.
May 6 – Stern magazine publishes the "Hitler Diaries" (which are later found to be forgeries).
May 11 – Aberdeen F.C. beat Real Madrid 2–1 (after extra time) to win the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1983 and become only the third Scottish side to win a European trophy.
May 14 – Dundee United F.C. are crowned champions of Scotland for the first time in their history by winning the Scottish Premier Division, on the final day of the league season at the home of their city rivals Dundee F.C., Dens Park.
May 16 – NSW Premier Neville Wran steps down, in response to allegations raised by the ABC program Four Corners, that he attempted to influence the NSW Magistracy.
May 17 – Lebanon, Israel, and the United States sign an agreement on Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon.
May 17 – New York Islanders beat the Edmonton Oilers four games to none to win the Stanley Cup
Two separate research groups led by Robert Gallo and Luc Montagnier independently declared that a novel retrovirus may have been infecting people with HIV/AIDS, and published their findings in the same issue of the journal Science.
Church Street bombing. A car bombing in Pretoria, South Africa, kills 19 people. It had been planted by members of Umkhonto we Sizwe, a military wing of the African National Congress.
May 25 – Return of the Jedi opens in theatres.
May 26 – The 7.8 Mw Sea of Japan earthquake shakes northern Honshu with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe). A destructive tsunami is generated that leaves about 100 people dead.
May 27 – Benton fireworks disaster, an explosion at an unlicensed fireworks operation near Benton, Tennessee kills eleven, injures one. The blast was heard within a radius of 30 kilometres (19 mi).
The 9th G7 summit begins at Williamsburg, Virginia.
Golgo 13: The Professional is released in cinemas in Japan.
May 29 – Tom Sneva wins the Indianapolis 500
May 29 – Neil Bonnett wins the 24th running of the world 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway
May 31 – The Philadelphia 76ers defeat the LA Lakers to sweep the NBA championship in four games.
June – Throughout the local summer, many Midwestern American states are affected by a severe drought that causes water shortages.
June 4 – Fugitive tax protester Gordon Kahl, who has been on the run for four months, is killed in a shootout with police in Smithville, Arkansas, along with a local sheriff.
June 9 – Britain’s Conservative government, led by Margaret Thatcher, is re-elected by a landslide majority.
June 13 – Pioneer 10 passes the orbit of Neptune, becoming the first man-made object to leave the vicinity of the major planets of the Solar System.
June 16 – Cork Graham is caught off the Vietnamese island of Phú Quốc looking for treasure buried by Captain Kidd. He is convicted and imprisoned until 1984 for illegal entry.
Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space aboard Space Shuttle Challenger on the STS-7 mission.
Iranian teenager Mona Mahmudnizhad and nine other women are hanged because of their membership of the Bahá’í Faith.
June 18 – 19 – The team of Vern Schuppan Al Holbert and Hurley Haywood won the 24 Hours of Le Mans
June 19 – Don Bluth’s Dragon’s Lair is released in arcades.
June 25 – India wins the Cricket World Cup by defeating the West Indies by 43 runs.
June 30 – A total loss of coolant occurs at the Embalse Nuclear Power Station, Argentina. It is classified as an "Accident With Local Consequences" – level 4 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.
A North Korean Ilyushin Il-62M jet, en route to Conakry Airport in Guinea, crashes into the Fouta Djall Mountains in Guinea-Bissau, killing all 23 people on board.
The High Court of Australia blocks construction of the Franklin Dam in Tasmania.
A technical failure causes the release of iodine-131 from the Philippsburg Nuclear Power Plant, Germany.
Nintendo’s Family Computer, also known as the Famicom, goes on sale in Japan.
The Orly Airport attack in Paris leaves eight dead and 55 injured.
July 16 – Sikorsky S-61 disaster: A helicopter crashes off the Isles of Scilly, causing 20 fatalities.
July 20 – The government of Poland announces the end of martial law and amnesty for political prisoners.
July 21 – The lowest temperature on Earth is recorded in Vostok Station, Antarctica with −89.2 °C (−128.6 °F).
July 22 – Australian Dick Smith completes his solo circumnavigation in a helicopter.
Gimli Glider: Out of fuel, Air Canada Flight 143 glides in to land in Gimli, Manitoba.
13 Sri Lanka Army soldiers are killed after a deadly ambush by the militant Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, starting the Sri Lankan Civil War which continued until 2009.
Heavy massive rain and mudslides at western Shimane Prefecture, Japan, kill 117.
Diana Ross’s concert at The Great Lawn of New York City’s Central Park, attended by 800,000 fans, was cut short by a massive lightning storm.
July 24 – The Black July anti-Tamil riots begin in Sri Lanka, killing between 400 and 3,000. Black July is generally regarded as the beginning of the Sri Lankan Civil War.
July 28 – New South Wales premier Neville Wran is exonerated by the Street Royal Commission, over claims raised by the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) programme Four Corners, that he attempted to influence the NSW magistracy.
August 21: Philippines opposition leader Benigno Aquino, Jr. is assassinated at Manila International Airport.
August 1 – America West Airlines begins operations out of Phoenix, Arizona and Las Vegas, Nevada.
August 4 – Thomas Sankara becomes President of Upper Volta.
August 16 – The Bill first airs as Woodentop.
Hurricane Alicia hits the Texas coast, killing 22 and causing over US$3.8 billion (2005 dollars) in damage.
5 people are killed and 18 others injured when a road train is deliberately driven into a motel at Ayers Rock, NT (the driver, Douglas Edward Crabbe, is convicted in March 1984).
August 21 – Benigno Aquino, Jr., Philippines opposition leader, is assassinated in Manila just as he returns from exile.
August 24 – The Old Philadelphia Arena is destroyed by arson.
August 26 – Heavy rain triggers flooding at Bilbao, Spain, and surrounding areas, killing 44 people and causing millions in damages.
August 30 – Guion Bluford becomes the first African-American in space aboard Space Shuttle Challenger on the STS-8 mission.
September 1 – Cold War: Korean Air Lines Flight 007 is shot down by Soviet Union Air Force Su-15 Flagon pilot Major Gennadi Osipovich near Moneron Island when the commercial aircraft enters Soviet airspace. All 269 on board are killed including U.S. Congressman Larry McDonald.
September 4 – Six men walk underwater across Sydney Harbour – 82.9 kilometres (51.5 mi) in 48 hours.
September 6 – The Soviet Union admits to shooting down Korean Air Lines Flight 007, stating that the pilots did not know it was a civilian aircraft when it violated Soviet airspace.
September 9 – Iraqi club Al-Shorta wins the 1983 President’s Gold Cup by defeating Malaysia 2-0 in the final.
September 15 – Huey Lewis and the News’s album Sports was released.
September 16 – President Ronald Reagan announces that the Global Positioning System (GPS) will be made available for civilian use.
September 17 – Vanessa L. Williams becomes the first African American to be crowned Miss America, in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
September 18 – U.S. heavy metal band Kiss officially appears in public without makeup for the first time on MTV.
September 19 – Saint Kitts and Nevis becomes an independent state.
Gulf Air Flight 771 crashes in the United Arab Emirates after a bomb explodes in the baggage compartment, killing 117.
Violence erupts in New Caledonia between native Kanaks and French expatriates. The French government withdraws the promise of independence.
September 25 – Maze Prison escape: 38 Provisional Irish Republican Army prisoners, armed with 6 handguns, hijack a prison lorry and smash their way out of HM Prison Maze in Northern Ireland, in the largest prison escape since World War II and in British history.
1983 Soviet nuclear false alarm incident: Soviet military officer Stanislav Petrov averts a worldwide nuclear war by correctly identifying a warning of attack by U.S. missiles as a false alarm as the Emergency Broadcast System goes off for multiple television and radio stations in the United States.
The Soyuz T-10-1 mission ends in a pad abort at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, when a pad fire occurs at the base of the Soyuz U rocket during the launch countdown. The escape tower system, attached to the top of the capsule containing the crew and Soyuz spacecraft, fires immediately, pulling the crew safe from the vehicle a few seconds before the rocket explodes, destroying the launch complex.
The Australian yacht Australia II wins the America’s Cup, the first successful challenge to the New York Yacht Club’s 132-year defence of the sailing trophy.
September 27 – The GNU Project is announced publicly on the net.unix-wizards and net.usoft newsgroups.
October 2 – Neil Kinnock is elected leader of the British Labour Party.
October 4 – British entrepreneur Richard Noble sets a new land speed record of 633.468 mph (1,019.468 km/h), driving Thrust2 at the Black Rock Desert, Nevada.
October 4 – The first Hooters restaurant is opened in Clearwater, Florida.
October 5 – AT&T was founded.
October 7 – A plan to abolish the Greater London Council is announced.
October 9 – The Rangoon bombing kills South Korea’s Foreign Minister, Lee Bum Suk, and 21 others. The perpetrators are believed to be North Koreans.
October 12 – Japan’s former Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka is found guilty of taking a $2 million bribe from Lockheed, and sentenced to 4 years in jail.
October 16 – Baltimore Orioles beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4 games to 1 to win the World Series baseball championship in the United States.
October 19 – Maurice Bishop, Prime Minister of Grenada, and 40 others are assassinated in a military coup.
October 21 – At the 17th General Conference on Weights and Measures, the metre is defined in terms of the speed of light as the distance light travels in a vacuum in 1/299,792,458 of a second.
October 22 – In Bonn, West Germany, people demonstrate for nuclear disarmament.
October 23 – Beirut barracks bombing: Simultaneous suicide truck-bombings destroy both the French Army and United States Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, killing 241 U.S. servicemen, 58 French paratroopers and 6 Lebanese civilians.
Invasion of Grenada by United States troops at the behest of Eugenia Charles of Dominica, a member of the Organization of American States.
Word processor software Multi-Tool Word, soon to become Microsoft Word, is released in the United States. It is primarily the work of programmers Richard Brodie and Charles Simonyi. Free demonstration copies on disk are distributed with the November issue of PC World magazine.
October 30 – Argentine general election: The first democratic elections in Argentina after seven years of military rule are held.
October 31 – Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour Debuts On NBC
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: At the White House Rose Garden, U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs a bill creating a federal holiday on the third Monday of every January to honor American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. It is first observed in 1986.
South Africa approves a new constitution granting limited political rights to Coloureds and Asians as part of a series of reforms to apartheid.
Chrysler introduces the Dodge Caravan, the first "minivan".
November 3 – The Reverend Jesse Jackson announces his candidacy for the 1984 United States’ Democratic Party presidential nomination.
November 5 – Byford Dolphin rig diving bell accident: Off the coast of Norway, 5 divers are killed and 1 severely wounded in an explosive decompression accident.
November 7 – Able Archer 83: Many Soviet officials misinterpret this NATO exercise as a nuclear first strike, causing the last nuclear scare of the Cold War.
November 10 – The anticancer drug etoposide is approved by the FDA, leading to a curative treatment regime in the field of combination chemotherapy of testicular carcinoma.
November 11 – Ronald Reagan becomes the first U.S. President to address the National Diet, Japan’s national legislature.
November 13 – The first United States cruise missiles arrive at RAF Greenham Common in England amid protests from peace campaigners.
November 14 – The immunosuppressant cyclosporine is approved by the FDA, leading to a revolution in the field of transplantation.
November 15 – The Turkish part of Cyprus declares independence.
November 16 – A jury in Gretna, Louisiana, US acquits Ginny Foat of the murder of Argentine businessman Moses Chaiyo.
November 17 – The Zapatista Army of National Liberation is founded in Mexico.
November 18 – A Christmas Story is released.
November 19 – An attempted hijacking of Aeroflot Flight 6833 in Soviet Georgia results in several dead and wounded.
November 20 – The Day After airs on ABC.
November 24 – Lynda Mann, 15, is found raped and strangled in the village of Narborough, England (Colin Pitchfork is sentenced to life imprisonment in 1988).
November 26 – Brink’s-Mat robbery: In London, 6,800 gold bars worth nearly UK£26 million are taken from the Brink’s-Mat vault at Heathrow Airport. Only a fraction of the gold is ever recovered, and only 2 men are convicted of the crime.
November 27 – Colombian Avianca Flight 11 crashes near Barajas Airport in Madrid, Spain, killing 181 of the 192 on board.
December 2 – Michael Jackson’s Thriller video is aired on MTV for the first time.
United States Navy aviator Lt’s. Mark Lange and Bobby Goodman are shot down in an A-6 Intruder over Lebanon and captured by Syrians; Lt. Lange dies of his injuries; Lt. Goodman is released 30 days later after the intervention of the Reverend Jesse Jackson.
General elections are celebrated in Venezuela in which the opposition party, Democratic Action, wins a majority in both chambers of the Venezuelan Congress and the presidency for the 1984–1989 period under Jaime Lusinchi. Voter turn out is 87.3% and Lusinchi obtains 58.4% of the votes.
Solar eclipse of December 4, 1983.
December 5 – ICIMOD is established and inaugurated with its headquarters in Kathmandu, Nepal, and legitimised through an Act of Parliament in Nepal this same year.
December 7 – Two Spanish passenger planes collide on the foggy runway at a Madrid airport, killing 90.
December 9 – The Australian dollar is floated, by Federal treasurer Paul Keating. Under the old flexible peg system, the Reserve Bank bought and sold all Australian dollars and cleared the market at the end of the day. This initiative is taken by the government of Bob Hawke.
December 10 – Military rule ends and democracy is restored in Argentina, with the beginning of Raúl Alfonsín’s first term as President of Argentina
December 13 – Turgut Özal, of ANAP forms the new government of Turkey (45th government); beginning of a new civilian regime
A discothèque fire in Madrid, Spain, injuring 47 and killing 83 people.
Harrods bombings: a Provisional IRA car bomb kills 6 people and injures 90 outside Harrods in London.
December 19 – The Jules Rimet Trophy is stolen from the Brazilian Soccer Confederation building in Rio de Janeiro. As of 2018, the trophy has not been recovered.
A propane explosion in Buffalo, New York, US kills five firefighters and two civilians.
Pope John Paul II visits Rebibbia prison to forgive his would-be assassin Mehmet Ali Ağca.
December 29 – The Reverend Jesse Jackson travels to Syria to secure the release of U.S. Navy Lieutenant Robert Goodman, who has been in Syrian captivity since being shot down over Lebanon during a bombing mission.
Brunei gains independence from the United Kingdom.
Two bombs explode in France; one on a Paris train kills 3 and injures 19. The other at Marseille station kills 2 and injures 34.
Second Nigerian Republic was overthrown
I. M. Pei wins the Pritzker Architecture Prize.
Zlatko Ugljen receives the Aga Khan Award for Architecture for Šerefudin’s White Mosque, built in Visoko.
The Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program is launched in the United States.
Flashdance and Return of the Jedi are box-office hits.
Gérard Debreu wins the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
Leopold Kohr, the people of Belau, Amory and Hunter Lovins/Rocky Mountain Institute and Manfred Max Neef/CEPAUR win the Right Livelihood Award.
McDonald’s introduces the McNugget.
Kary Mullis discovers polymerase chain reaction while working for Cetus.
The DeLorean Motor Company ceases production.
The meteorological 1982–83 El Niño event brings severe weather worldwide.
A severe drought affects the Midwest, Great Plains and parts of the Southern United States between May and September.
Ronald Reagan declassifies GPS for public use; it will be shut down again in 1990 for the Gulf War and re-activated again in 1993.
The capital of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire is changed from Abidjan to Yamoussoukro.
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December
Calum Davenport, English footballer
Daniel Jarque, Spanish footballer (d. 2009)
January 2 – Kate Bosworth, American actress
January 3 – Precious Lara Quigaman, Filipina model, host and actress
Spencer Chamberlain, American musician
Kerry Condon, Irish actress
January 6 – Cristina Rosato, Canadian actress
Tosin Abasi, Nigerian-American musician (Animals As Leaders)
Brett Dalton, American actor
Natalie Gulbis, American golfer
Chen Xiexia, Chinese weightlifter
Chris Masters, American wrestler
Felipe Colombo, Mexican-Argentine actor, singer, songwriter and musician
Gala Évora, Spanish actress
Chris Getzlaf, American football player; brother of Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf
January 10 – Li Nina, Chinese aerial free-style skier
January 11 – Adrian Sutil, German Formula One driver
January 12 – Josh Robbins, American HIV/AIDS activist, blogger, talent agent, writer, and social media marketer
Bill Hudson, Brazilian-American musician
Imran Khan, Bollywood actor
Brianne Moncrief, American soap opera actress
Julian Morris, British actor
Ronny Turiaf, French basketball player
January 14 – Takako Uehara, Japanese singer
January 15 – Aa Jimmy, Indonesian actor (d. 2018)
Marwan Kenzari, Dutch actor
Emanuel Pogatetz, Austrian footballer
Rickey D’Shon Collins, American actor
Johannes Herber, German basketball player
Jung Yu-mi, South Korean actress
Samantha Mumba, Irish singer and actress
Øystein Pettersen, Norwegian Olympic cross-country skier
Utada Hikaru, Japanese singer and songwriter
Yasser Elshantaf, Palestinian entrepreneur
Geovany Soto, Puerto Rican baseball player
Svetlana Khodchenkova, Russian actress
Maryse Ouellet, French-Canadian professional wrestler and glamour model
Moritz Volz, German footballer
January 22 – Shaun Cody, American football player
David Firth, British animator
Justyna Kowalczyk, Polish cross-country skier
Sarah Tait, Australian rower (d. 2016)
Diane Birch, American singer-songwriter
Frankie Grande, American actor, dancer, television personality, and producer
Craig Horner, Australian actor
Scott Speed, American Formula One driver
Teo, Belarusian singer
January 25 – Yasuyuki Konno, Japanese footballer
January 27 – Rebecca Judd, Australian model and television presenter
January 30 – Ella Hooper, Australian singer-songwriter
James Sutton, British actor
Daiane dos Santos
February 1 – Andrew VanWyngarden, American singer
David Call, American film and television actor
Carolina Klüft, Swedish athlete
Damiel Dossévi, French pole vaulter
Gabriel Sargissian, Armenian chess Grandmaster
Hillary Scott, American pornographic actress
February 4 – Hannibal Buress, American comedian
February 5 – Vanessa Rousso, French-American professional poker player
Michael Robinson, former American football player
Sreesanth, Indian cricketer
Jamie Whincup, Australian race car driver
Scott Feldman, American baseball player
Elin Grindemyr, Swedish model
Federico Marchetti, Italian footballer
Louise Glover, English model and photographer
Atiba Hutchinson, Canadian footballer
Ashley Mulheron, Scottish actress and television presenter
Olga Syahputra, Indonesian actor, comedian, singer, and television presenter (d. 2015)
Daiane dos Santos, Brazilian artistic gymnast
Vic Fuentes, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
Austin Wilde, American gay pornographic film actor and producer
Rafael van der Vaart, Dutch footballer
February 14 – Julia Ling, American actress
Philipp and David Degen, Swiss footballers
Alan Didak, Australian rules footballer
Russell Martin, Canadian baseball player
Agyness Deyn, English supermodel
John Magaro, American film, television and stage actor
Selita Ebanks, Caymanian model
Elin Kling, Swedish fashion journalist
Kevin Rudolf, American singer-songwriter and record producer
February 18 – Jason Maxiell, American basketball player
Kotoōshū Katsunori (born Kaloyan Stefanov Mahlyanov), Bulgarian sumo wrestler
Mika Nakashima, Japanese singer and actress
Nozomi Sasaki, Japanese voice actress
Ryan Whitney, American ice hockey player
Jawad Williams, American basketball player
Emad Moteab, Egyptian footballer
Justin Verlander, American baseball player
Mélanie Laurent, French actress and director
Eoin Macken, Irish actor
Penny Flame, born Jennifer Ketcham, American former pornographic actress/reality TV star
Iliza Shlesinger, American comedian
Aziz Ansari, American comedian and actor
Mirco Bergamasco, Italian rugby union player
Emily Blunt, English actress
Dominic Lyne, English author
Mido, Egyptian footballer
February 24 – Sophie Howard, English glamour model
February 25 – Eduardo da Silva, Croatian soccer player
February 26 – Andrew Baggaley, English table tennis player
Devin Harris, American basketball player
Hayley Angel Holt, English actress
Kate Mara, American television and film actress
Vítězslav Veselý, Czech javelin thrower
February 28 – Linda Király, American-Hungarian singer-songwriter
March 1 – Lupita Nyong’o, Mexican-born Kenyan-American Academy Award-winning actress
Samuel Contesti, Italian figure skater
Adam Deacon, British actor
Jessica Heap, American actress
March 7 – Raquel Alessi, American actress
Kevin Roster, American poker player (d. 2019)
Bryony Afferson, English actress and musician
Bobby Campo, American actor
Clint Dempsey, American footballer
Maite Perroni, Mexican singer and actress
Kyle Marshall, Canadian animator, storyboard artist, director and writer
Janet Mock, American author and activist
Jonas Olsson, Swedish footballer
Rafe Spall, English actor
Carrie Underwood, American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, and actress
March 11 – Melissa Rycroft, American television personality and reality television contestant
March 12 – Roxy Shahidi, English actress
Bakhtiyar Artayev, Kazakh boxer
Taylor Hanson, American musician
March 15 – Florencia Bertotti, Argentine actress and singer
Stephanie Gatschet, American actress
Katie Kim, Irish singer-songwriter
Penny McNamee, Australian actress
Atit Shah, Indian American Hollywood film producer
Martin Shkreli, American businessman, former hedge fund manager, and convicted felon
March 18 – Kyle Downes, Canadian-American actor
March 19 – Nicole Muirbrook, American actress and model
Michael Cassidy, American film television and actor
Eiji Kawashima, Japanese footballer
Jenni Vartiainen, Finnish pop singer
March 21 – Bruno Langley, British actor
March 22 – Christina Bennett Lind, American actress
March 23 – Mo Farah, British athlete
March 24 – Josh Neer, American mixed martial artist
March 25 – Francisco Javier Gómez Noya, Spanish triathlete
March 27 – Shawntinice Polk, American basketball player (d. 2005)
Ezgi Mola, Turkish actress
Ed Skrein, English actor and rapper
Zach Gowen, American wrestler
Hebe Tien, Taiwanese singer
Hashim Amla, South African cricketer
Ashleigh Ball, Canadian voice actress, singer and musician
Meinir Gwilym, Welsh folk singer
Melissa Ordway, American actress and model
Matt Lanter, American actor and model
Sergey Lazarev, Russian pop-singer
Sean Taylor, American football player (d. 2007)
April 2 – Yung Joc, American rapper
Eric Andre, American comedian, actor, and television host
Doug Lynch, Canadian ice hockey player
Amanda Righetti, American actress and film producer
Diora Baird, American actress
Bobbi Starr, American pornographic actress
April 7 – Franck Ribéry, French footballer
Jamie Chung, American actress
Ryan Merriman, American actor
April 11 – Joanna Douglas, Canadian actress
Jelena Dokić, Australian tennis player
Judy Marte, American actress and producer
Jonti Richter, Australian soccer player
April 13 – Schalk Burger, South African rugby player
Alice Braga, Brazilian actress
Ilya Kovalchuk, Russian ice hockey player
Matt Cardle, British singer
April 16 – Alex Antônio de Melo Santos, Brazilian footballer
Reeve Carney, American singer-songwriter and actor
Miguel Cabrera, Venezuelan baseball player
Alberto Callaspo, American baseball player
Joe Mauer, American baseball player
Curtis Thigpen, American baseball player
Sebastian Ingrosso, Swedish club DJ
Miranda Kerr, Australian model
Joanne King, Irish film and television actress
Paweł Brożek, Polish footballer
Lily Chan, Chinese singer
Tarvaris Jackson, American football player
Gugu Mbatha-Raw, British actress
Francis Capra, American actor
Matt Jones, American football player
Daniela Hantuchová, Slovakian tennis player
Aaron Hill, American actor
April 24 – Will Champlin, American singer, contestant from The Voice season 5
April 26 – Ryan Dowell Baum, American former child actor
Jay Cutler, American football player
Megan Boone, American actress
David Lee, American basketball player
Yuriko Shiratori, Japanese actress and gravure idol
April 30 – Yelena Leuchanka, Belarusian professional women’s basketball player
May 1 – Alain Bernard, French Olympic swimmer
Tina Maze, Slovenian alpine ski racer
Dani Sordo, Spanish rally driver
May 3 – Ari Magder, American actor (d. 2012)
Brad Bufanda, American actor (d. 2017)
Jesse Moss, Canadian actor
May 5 – Henry Cavill, British actor
Magdalen Berns, British YouTuber, boxer and software developer (d. 2019)
Gabourey Sidibe, American actress
Adrianne Palicki, American actress
Raquel Zimmermann, Brazilian model
Marco Galiazzo, Italian archer
Alexander Legkov, Russian cross country sky
May 8 – Matt Willis, English singer-songwriter
May 9 – Ryuhei Matsuda, Japanese actor
Daizee Haze, American professional wrestler
Matt Leinart, American football player
Holly Valance, Australian actress and singer
Alicja Bachleda-Curuś, Polish actress and singer
Domhnall Gleeson, Irish actor and writer
Alina Kabaeva, Russian rhythmic gymnast and politician
Charilaos Pappas, Greek footballer
Natalie Cassidy, British actress
Anita Görbicz, Hungarian handball player
Grégory Lemarchal, French singer (d. 2007)
Yaya Touré, Ivorian footballer
Anahí, Mexican singer and actress
Sarbel, Greek Cypriot pop singer
Amber Tamblyn, American actress
Nancy Ajram, Lebanese singer
Daniel Kerr, Australian rules footballer
Marcela Temer, First Lady of Brazil
May 17 – Channing Frye, American basketball player
May 18 – Vince Young, American football player
Eve Angel, Hungarian model
Jessica Fox, British actress
Michaela McManus, American actress
N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Indian actor and singer
Manoj Manchu, Indian film actor
Vijay Vasanth, Indian film actor and entrepreneur
Emma Williams, English stage and television actress
Narancia Ghirga, Best boy and Gangstar
May 21 – Leva Bates, American professional wrestler
John Hopkins, American MotoGP racer
Connie and Cassie Powney, English twin actresses
May 23 – Heidi Range, British singer (Sugababes)
May 24 – Woo Seung-yeon, South Korean actress and model
May 27 – Bobby Convey, American soccer player
Megalyn Echikunwoke, American actress
Toby Hemingway, British/American actor
May 30 – Jennifer Ellison, British actress
David Hernandez, American singer
Zana Marjanović, Bosnian actress
Reggie Yates, English actor, television presenter, and radio DJ
June 1 – Sylvia Hoeks, Dutch actress
Lisa Hammond, English actress
Brooke White, American singer
June 3 – Janine Carmen Habeck, German model
Gemma Bissix, British actress
Adam Hendershott, American actor
Gianna Michaels, porn actress
Joe Rokocoko, New Zealand rugby union player
June 7 – Indiggo, Romanian-born American twin sisters, singer-songwriters, and reality TV personalities
Kim Clijsters, Belgian tennis player
Mamoru Miyano, Japanese voice actor
June 9 – Marina Lizorkina, Russian singer
Marina Abrosimova, Russian pop singer
Shanna Collins, American actress
Leelee Sobieski, American film and television actress
June 11 – José Reyes, Dominican baseball player
Bryan Habana, South African rugby union player
Andy Ologun, Nigerian mixed martial artist
Anja Rubik, Polish model
June 13 – Jason Spezza, Canadian hockey player
Torrance Coombs, Canadian film, theatre and television actor
Sean Klitzner, American internet personality and comedian
Derek Anderson, American football player
Julia Fischer, German violinist and pianist
Verónica Echegui, Spanish actress
Olivia Hack, American actress and voice actress
Kana Mannami, Japanese Go player
Lisa Yamanaka, Canadian voice actress
Connie Fisher, British actress and singer
Kazunari Ninomiya, Japanese actor, idol, and singer
Lee Ryan, English singer
Billy Slater, Australian rugby league player
Cameron Smith, Australian rugby league player
Macklemore, American rapper
Tanja Mihhailova, Russian-Estonian pop singer and actress
Laura Norton, English actress
Mark Selby, British snooker player
Aidan Turner, Irish actor
June 20 – Cherrie Ying, Hong Kong actress
Michael Malarkey, British-American actor and musician
Edward Snowden, American computer specialist, CIA employee, and whistleblower
Brian Sites, American actor
Eduardo Hernández-Sonseca, Spanish basketball player
Sally Nicholls, English children’s book author of Ways to Live Forever
Giacomo Bevilacqua, Italian cartoonist
José Rojas, Chilean footballer
Miles Fisher, American film and television actor and musician
Brandi Rhodes, American wrestler and reality television personality
Rade Đokić, Bosnian-Herzegovinian footballer
Albert, 12th Prince of Thurn and Taxis
John Lloyd Cruz, Filipino actor and model
Shermain Jeremy, Antiguan singer and beauty pageant contestant
Christian Day, English rugby union player
Kenny Van Hoevelen, Belgian footballer
Cleo, Polish singer
Shamau Shareef, Maldivian politician
Daniele Gastaldello, Italian footballer
Cristian Baroni, Brazilian footballer
Marko Đurić, Serbian politician
Toyonoshima Daiki, Japanese sumo wrestler
Alsény Këïta, Liberian footballer
Fahad Mustafa, Pakistani actor
Richard Okia, Ugandan cricketer
Alsou, Russian singer, Eurovision Song Contest 2000 runner-up
Ben Bocquelet, French-British animator and producer
Nikola Rakočević, Serbian actor
Dale Steyn, South African cricketer
Jaiveer Shergill, Indian politician
Curtis Lepore, American actor, musician and internet celebrity
June 29 – Ilya Yashin, Russian activist and politician
Cheryl, British singer (Girls Aloud) and TV personality
Katherine Ryan, Canadian comedian and actress
Kyle Soller, American-British actor
Lynsey Bartilson, American actress, dancer and singer
Tanya Chisholm, American actress and dancer
Jang Jin-young, South Korean singer
Marit Larsen, Norwegian singer and songwriter
Park Jeong-su, Korean singer (Super Junior)
Michelle Branch, American singer (The Wreckers)
Fadhil Hashim, Malaysian footballer
Alicia Menendez, American television commentator
Edinson Vólquez, Dominican baseball player
Park Jin-woo, South Korean actor
Miguel Ángel Muñoz, Spanish actor and singer
Miguel Pinto, Chilean football player
Isabeli Fontana, Brazilian fashion model
Edwina Bartholomew, Australian journalist and television presenter
Zheng Jie, Chinese tennis player
Kumiko Ogura, Japanese badminton player
Gregory Smith, Canadian actor
David Price, British professional boxer
Kristi Capel, American beauty pageant and news presenter
Renee Chappell, Australian cricketer
Krzysztof Lijewski, Polish handballer
C4 Pedro, Angolan musician
Martin Wallström, Swedish actor
Vincent Wong, Hong Kong actor
Yoo Jae-hoon, South Korean footballer
Salustiano Candia, Paraguayan football player
Ramazan Şahin, Russian-Turkish freestyle wrestler
Éric Matoukou, Cameroonian football player
July 9 – Christopher Porco, American convicted murderer
Gleison Tibau, Brazilian mixed martial artist
Barış Pehlivan, Turkish journalist and writer
Sherif Ekramy, Egyptian footballer
Kim Heechul, Korean actor and singer (Super Junior)
Boniface Mwangi, Kenyan photojournalist, politician and activist
Peter Cincotti, American singer-songwriter
Marie Eleonor Serneholt, Swedish singer (A*Teens)
Megumi Kawamura, Japanese model
Marco Alcaraz, Filipino actor, commercial model, and basketball player
Krystin Pellerin, Canadian actress of theatre, television and film
Liu Xiang, Chinese athlete
Carmen Villalobos, Colombian actress and model
Graham Ackerman, American gymnast
Katrina Chen, Canadian politician
Maxim Dondyuk, Ukrainian documentary photographer
Cristián Muñoz Corrales, Chilean footballer
Duncan Keith, Canadian ice hockey player
Katrina Kaif, Bollywood actress and model
Zhang Xiangxiang, Chinese weightlifter
Dirk Mädrich, German basketball player
Eleanor Matsuura, Japanese-English actress
Flávia de Oliveira, Brazilian model
Kim Jin-woo, South Korean actor and singer
Joker Xue, Chinese singer-songwriter
Hatsu Hioki, Japanese professional mixed martial artist
Aaron Gillespie, American musician
Mikk Pahapill, Estonian decathlete
Ryan O’Callaghan, American football (soccer) player
Prince Ernst August of Hanover
Trai Byers, American actor and singer
Helen Skelton, British television presenter
Sindhu Tolani, Indian actress
Pat Healy, American mixed martial artist
Ryan Healy, American mixed martial artist
Martin McCann, Irish actor
Vinessa Antoine, Canadian actress
Amy Mizzi, Australian actress
Eivør Pálsdóttir, Faroese singer and composer
Kellen Winslow II, American football player
Detsl, Russian musician (d. 2019)
Jodi Albert, English actress and singer
Ryan Doucette, Canadian actor
Juliana Silva, Brazilian beach volleyball player
Jonas Sakuwaha, Zambian footballer
Sharni Vinson, Australian model, actress and dancer
Bec Hewitt, Australian actress
Aaron Peirsol, American swimmer
Daniele De Rossi, Italian footballer
Asami Mizukawa, Japanese actress
Kate Bolduan, American television journalist and CNN anchor
Elettra Weidemann, American fashion model and socialite
Kaitlyn Black, American actress
Inés Gómez Mont, Mexican television host, reporter and actress
Tania Gunadi, Indonesian-American actress and producer
Elise Testone, American singer-songwriter
Seán Dillon, Irish footballer
Mariano Andújar, Argentine footballer
Robin van Persie
August 2 – Huston Street, American baseball player
Mamie Gummer, American actress
Jai Crawford, Australian cyclist
Greta Gerwig, American actress and filmmaker
Adhir Kalyan, South African actor
Mariusz Wlazły, Polish volleyball player
August 5 – Kara Tointon, English actress
August 6 – Robin van Persie, Dutch footballer
Christian Chávez, Mexican singer and actor
Brit Marling, American actress, screenwriter and producer
Tina O’Brien, British actress
August 8 – Fred Meyers, American actor
David Ames, British actor
Sarah Elizabeth, American model
Ashley Johnson, American actress
Spencer Redford, American actress
Mathieu Roy, Canadian professional ice hockey player
Sammy Glenn, English television actress
Chris Hemsworth, Australian actor
August 13 – Aleš Hemský, Czechoslovakian ice hockey player
Elena Baltacha, Ukrainian-Scottish tennis player (d. 2014)
Sunidhi Chauhan, Indian playback singer
Spencer Pratt, American television personality
Mila Kunis, Ukraine-born American actress
August 16 – Nikos Zisis, Greek basketball player
August 17 – Dustin Pedroia, American baseball player
Kris Boyd, Scottish football player
Mika, Lebanese-British singer
Cameron White, Australian cricketer
Missy Higgins, Australian pop singer-songwriter, musician and actor
Tania Nolan, New Zealand actress
Claudia Salinas, Mexican model and actress
Reeva Steenkamp, South African model (d. 2013)
Tammin Sursok, Australian actress
Andrew Garfield, British/American actor
Yuri Zhirkov, Russian footballer
Chantelle Houghton, English glamour model and television personality
Brody Jenner, American television personality
James Collins, Welsh footballer
Ruta Gedmintas, Lithuanian-English actress
Annie Ilonzeh, American actress
Fiona Onasanya, British Labour party politician and criminal
August 24 – Brett Gardner, American baseball player
Rob Cantor, American singer-songwriter
Nicol David, Malaysian squash player
Chen Bolin, Taiwanese actor
Jamala, Ukrainian singer and songwriter, Eurovision Song Contest 2016 winner
Alfonso Herrera, Mexican actor and singer
Kimberly Kane, American actress
Lasith Malinga, Sri Lankan cricketer
August 29 – Jennifer Landon, American actress
Jun Matsumoto, Japanese singer and actor
Jim Miller, American mixed martial artist
Larry Fitzgerald, American football player
Maria Flor, Brazilian actress
José Antonio Reyes
Camille Mana, American actress
José Antonio Reyes, Spanish footballer (d. 2019)
September 2 – Tiffany Hines, American television actress and singer
Alexander Klaws, German singer
Valdas Vasylius, Lithuanian basketball player
Christine Woods, American actress
September 4 – Jennifer Metcalfe, English actress
Lincoln Riley, American football coach
Priscilla Meirelles, Miss Earth 2004
September 8 – Chris Judd, Australian rules footballer
September 9 – Zoe Kazan, American actress and screenwriter
September 10 – Joey Votto, Canadian baseball player
September 11 – Vivian Jepkemoi Cheruiyot, Kenyan long-distance runner
September 12 – Carly Smithson, Irish singer
James Bourne, English singer-songwriter
Kaoklai Kaennorsing, Thai Muay Thai kickboxer
September 14 – Amy Winehouse, British singer (d. 2011)
Ashleigh McIvor, Canadian freestyle skier
Holly Montag, American television personality
September 16 – Kirsty Coventry, Zimbabwean swimmer
Jennifer Peña, American singer
Catherine Tyldesley, English actress and model
Kevin Doyle, Irish footballer
Sasha Son, Lithuanian singer
A-Lin, Taiwanese singer
Yuna Ito, American-Japanese singer and actress
Sarah Rees Brennan, Irish novelist
Scott Evans, American actor
Maggie Grace, American actress
Joseph Mazzello, American actor
Anna Meares, Australian track cyclist
September 22 – Eriko Imai, Japanese singer (Speed)
Shane del Rosario, American professional mixed martial artist and kickboxer (d. 2013)
Märt Israel, Estonian discus thrower
Lyndon Ferns, South African swimmer
Randy Foye, American basketball player
Donald Glover, American actor
Son Dam-bi, South Korean singer
Ricardo Quaresma, Portuguese footballer
Zoe Perry, American actress
Fazura, Malaysian actress
Jeon Hye-bin, South Korean actress and singer
Julissa Bermudez, Dominican-American television personality and actress
Sarah Wright, American actress
Machiko Kawana, Japanese voice actress
Andreea Răducan, Romanian gymnast
Reiko Shiota, Japanese badminton player
Nicky Hilton Rothschild
Juan Manuel Vargas
October 1 – Anna Drijver, Dutch actress and model
October 2 – Gerran Walker, American football player
Meghan Heffern, Canadian actress
Hiroki Suzuki, Japanese actor
Tessa Thompson, American actress
Vicky Krieps, Luxembourgish actress
Risa Kudō, Japanese gravure idol
Shontelle, Barbadian singer, and songwriter
Jesse Eisenberg, American actor
Nicky Hilton Rothschild, American model and socialite
Shelby Rabara, American actress and singer
Noot Seear, Canadian fashion model and actress
Noah Segan, American character actor
Juan Manuel Vargas, Peruvian footballer
October 7 – Flying Lotus, American musician
October 8 – Michael Fraser, Scottish football goalkeeper
October 9 – Spencer Grammer, American actress
Emma Ruth Rundle, American singer-songwriter, guitarist and visual artist
Alyson Hau, Hong Kong radio DJ
October 11 – Bradley James, English actor
October 12 – Annick Obonsawin, Canadian actress and voice actress
October 13 – Katia Winter, Swedish actress
Lin Dan, Chinese badminton player
David Oakes, English film, television and theatre actor
Zesh Rehman, English-Pakistani footballer
October 15 – Stephy Tang, Hong Kong singer and actress
Loreen, Swedish pop singer and music producer, Eurovision Song Contest 2012 winner
Kenny Omega, Canadian wrestler
Daniel Booko, American actor
Felicity Jones, English actress
Daniel Kajmakoski, Macedonian singer and songwriter
Ivan Saenko, Russian footballer
Rebecca Ferguson, Swedish model and actress
Cara Santa Maria, American neuroscientist and writer
October 20 – Alona Tal, Israeli television actress
Ashley Banjo, Canadian actor
Hrvoje Ćustić, Croatian footballer (d. 2008)
Marie Marguerite, Duchess of Anjou, Venezuelan heiress and wife of Louis Alphonse of Bourbon, Duke of Anjou
Charlotte Sullivan, Canadian actress
Amber Rose, American model and actress
Ninet Tayeb, Israeli singer
Aaron Tveit, American actor
Adrienne Bailon, American singer and actress
V V Brown, English singer, songwriter, model, and producer
Ashleigh Harrington, Canadian actress
Katie McGrath, Irish actress
Brian Vickers, American race car driver
October 25 – Princess Yōko of Mikasa, member of the Japanese Imperial Family
Dmitri Sychev, Russian footballer
Katy Tur, American broadcast journalist
Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ, Turkish actor and model
October 28 – Joe Thomas, English actor
Johnny Lewis, American actor (d. 2012)
Amit Sebastian Paul, Swedish singer
Alec Holowka, Canadian video game developer (d. 2019)
Diana Karazon, Jordanian singer
Yuko Ogura, Japanese gravure idol
Jelena Tomašević, Serbian pop singer
November 2 – Andreas Bourani, German singer-songwriter
November 3 – Julie Marie Berman, American actress
November 5 – Alexa Chung, English television presenter and model
November 4 – Tyler Everett, American football player
Pavel Pogrebnyak, Russian footballer
Blanka Vlašić, Croatian high jumper
November 9 – Meseret Defar, Ethiopian long-distance runner
Fred Cheng, Canadian-born Hong Kong singer
Miranda Lambert, American country music singer
Sola Aoi, Japanese model
Philipp Lahm, German footballer
Kristal Marshall, American professional wrestler, model and beauty queen
Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Japanese voice actor
November 12 – Kate Bell, Australian actress
November 14 – Chelsea Wolfe, American singer-songwriter and musician
November 15 – Laura Smet, French actress
November 16 – K, Korean singer
Viva Bianca, Australian actress
Ioannis Bourousis, Greek basketball player
Ryan Bradley, American figure skater
Ryan Braun, American baseball player
Évelyne Brochu, Canadian actress
Harry Lloyd, British actor
Nick Markakis, American baseball player
Patrick McHale, American animator
Christopher Paolini, American author
Rocsi, American television personality
Jon Johansen, Norwegian computer programmer
Robert Kazinsky, English actor and model
Adam Driver, American actor
DeAngelo Hall, American football player
Daria Werbowy, Ukrainian-Canadian model
November 20 – Future, American rapper, singer, and songwriter
November 21 – The Bella Twins, (Brie & Nikki), American professional wrestlers
Tyler Hilton, American singer-songwriter and actor
Xiao Yu, Taiwanese singer and songwriter
Dean Ashton, British footballer
José López, Venezuelan baseball player
Gwilym Lee, English actor
Karine Vanasse, Canadian actress and producer
November 25 – Atsushi Itō, Japanese actor
November 26 – Emiri Katō, Japanese voice actress and singer
Professor Green, British rapper
Arjay Smith, American actor
Courtney Rush, Canadian professional wrestler
Ellie Taylor, English comedian and television presenter
Kelly Wenham, English actress
Rostam Batmanglij, American musician (Vampire Weekend)
Pamela Brown, CNN Justice Correspondent
Jenn Sterger, American television personality and model
Aylin Tezel, German actress
November 30 – Nicholas Kole, American figure skater
Action Bronson, American rapper, chef and television presenter
Bibiana Candelas, Mexican volleyball player
Ana Lucía Domínguez, Columbian actress
Jana Kramer, American actress
Mette Lindberg, Danish singer
Aaron Rodgers, American football player
Daniela Ruah, Portuguese actress
Troy Bergeron, American football player
Andy Grammer, American singer and songwriter
Jimmy Bartel, Australian rules footballer
Charity Shea, American actress
Roman Zaretsky, Israeli figure skater
Tori Sparks, American singer, songwriter and activist
Tiffany Weimer, American footballer
December 6 – Francesca Jackson, English musical theatre actress
Dariusz Dudka, Polish footballer
Jolene Purdy, American actress
Patrick Flueger, American actor
Xavier Samuel, Australian actor
December 12 – Katrina Elam, American singer
J Alvarez Puerto Rican singer
Satya Bhabha, British actor
Otylia Jędrzejczak, Polish swimmer
December 14 – Íñigo Errejón, Spanish political scientist and politician
Delon Armitage, English rugby union player
René Duprée, Canadian professional wrestler
Brooke Fraser, New Zealand folk-pop and Christian musician
Camilla Luddington, English actress
Wang Hao, Chinese table tennis player
December 16 – Danielle Lloyd, British model
John Cholish, American mixed martial artist
Erik Christensen, Canadian hockey player
Sébastien Ogier, French rally driver
Nektarios Alexandrou, Cypriot footballer
Casey Crescenzo, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Dear Hunter and The Receiving End of Sirens)
AJ Lamas, American actor
Bridget Phillipson, English politician
Laura Pomeroy, Canadian swimmer
Matt Stajan, Canadian ice hockey player
Nelly Alisheva, Russian volleyball player
Gia Allemand, American actress (d. 2013)
Jonah Hill, American actor
Lucy Pinder, English model
Josh Sussman, American actor
December 21 – Steven Yeun, Korean-American actor
Festus, American professional wrestler
Joe Dinicol, Canadian actor
Jennifer Hawkins, Australian television personality, Miss Universe 2004
Nathalie Péchalat, French ice dancer
December 23 – Hanley Ramírez, Dominican baseball player
December 25 – Gwei Lun-mei, Taiwanese actress
Cole Hamels, American baseball player
Sa Dingding, Chinese singer
December 28 – Aiko Nakamura, Japanese tennis player
December 29 – Jessica Andrews, American country music singer
Linda Bhreathnach, Irish television actress
Sarah Earnshaw, British actress
Yalda Hakim, Australian journalist
Leila Benn Harris, English actress and singer
Eleonore Hendricks, American actress, photographer and casting director
Ainsley Howard, British actress
Jane McGregor, Canadian actress
Ashley Austin Morris, American actress
Daráine Mulvihill, Irish television personality
Brook Roberts, American television personality and former beauty pageant
Zoe Tuckwell-Smith, Australian actress
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December
Arturo Umberto Illia
Juan Carlos Zabala
Louis de Funès
Dick Emery, British comedian (b. 1915)
Edward Howard, American Roman Catholic prelate and venerable (b. 1877)
January 7 – Fred Church, American actor (b. 1889)
January 8 – Gerhard Barkhorn, German World War II fighter ace (b. 1919)
January 10 – Roy DeMeo, American Mafia hitman (b. 1942)
Ghanshyam Das Birla, Indian industrialist and educator (b. 1894)
Tikhon Kiselyov, Belarusian statesman in the Soviet Union, the de facto leader of the Byelorussian SSR from 1980 to 1983 (b. 1917)
January 12 – Nikolai Podgorny, Soviet politician, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR from 1965 to 1977 (b. 1903)
January 13 – David M. Shoup, American general (b. 1904)
Masatane Kanda, Japanese general (b. 1890)
Meyer Lansky, American gangster (b. 1902)
January 17 – Doodles Weaver, American comedian (b. 1911)
January 18 – Arturo Umberto Illia, Argentine politician and physician, 34th President of Argentina (b. 1900)
January 20 – Garrincha, Brazilian footballer (b. 1933)
January 21 – Howard Clark, Canadian Anglican primate (b. 1903)
January 22 – Walter Citrine, 1st Baron Citrine, British trade unionist (b. 1887)
Fred Bakewell, English cricketer (b. 1908)
Marcolino Gomes Candau, Brazilian medical doctor, 2nd Director-General of World Health Organization (b. 1911)
Carmen Clemente Travieso, Venezuelan journalist and activist (b. 1900)
George Cukor, American film director (b. 1899)
Juan Carlos Zabala, Argentine Olympic athlete (b. 1911)
January 26 – Paul "Bear" Bryant, American football player and coach (b. 1913)
Georges Bidault, French Resistance leader and politician, 82nd Prime Minister of France (b. 1899)
Louis de Funès, French actor (b. 1914)
Frank Forde, Australian politician, 15th Prime Minister of Australia, leader of the World War II (b. 1890)
Billy Fury, British musician (b. 1940)
January 29 – Stuart H. Ingersoll, American admiral (b. 1898)
Patriarch Khoren I Paroian
February 4 – Karen Carpenter, American singer and drummer (The Carpenters) (b. 1950)
February 7 – Raja Babu, Indian actor (b. 1937)
Harry Boot, English physicist (b. 1917)
Maria Josefa Alhama y Valera, Spanish Roman Catholic nun and blessed (b. 1893)
February 9 – Patriarch Khoren I Paroian (b. 1914)
Italo Acconcia, Italian football player and manager (b. 1925)
Eubie Blake, American musician and songwriter (b. 1887)
February 13 – Lorenzo Bianchi, Italian Roman Catholic cardinal (b. 1899)
February 14 – Lina Radke, German athlete (b. 1903)
February 19 – Alice White, American actress (b. 1904)
February 22 – Sir Adrian Boult, English conductor (b. 1889)
February 23 – Herbert Howells, English composer (b. 1892)
February 25 – Tennessee Williams, American playwright (b. 1911)
February 27 – Nikolai Aleksandrovich Kozyrev, Russian astronomer and astrophysicist (b. 1908)
February 28 – Winifred Atwell, British pianist (b. 1914)
Umberto II of Italy
Hideo Kobayashi, Japanese author (b. 1902)
Arthur Koestler, Austrian writer (b. 1905)
March 3 – Hergé, Belgian comics creator (b. 1907)
March 6 – Donald Maclean, British spy (b. 1913)
March 7 – Igor Markevitch, Ukrainian conductor (b. 1912)
Sir William Walton, English composer (b. 1902)
Chabuca Granda, Peruvian singer and composer (b. 1920)
Faye Emerson, American actress (b. 1917)
Ulf von Euler, Swedish physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1905)
March 11 – Will Glickman, American playwright (b. 1910)
March 14 – Maurice Ronet, French film actor and director (b. 1927)
Dame Rebecca West, British writer (b. 1892)
Josep Lluís Sert, Spanish architect and urbanist (b. 1902)
March 16 – Arthur Godfrey, American radio and television broadcaster and entertainer (b. 1903)
March 17 – Haldan Keffer Hartline, American physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)
Umberto II of Italy, 4th and last King of Italy (b. 1904)
Ivan Vinogradov, Russian mathematician (b. 1891)
March 20 – Maria Babanova, Soviet and Russian actress (b. 1900)
March 22 – Blanton Collier, American football coach (b. 1906)
March 23 – Prince Thibaut of Central African Empire (b. 1948)
March 25 – Bob Waterfield, American football player (Los Angeles Rams) and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (b. 1920)
March 26 – Anthony Blunt, British spy and art historian (b. 1907)
Elsie Eaves, American civil engineer (b. 1898)
James Hayter, British actor (b. 1907)
Gunnar Bigum, Danish actor (b. 1914)
Lisette Model, Austrian-American photographer (b. 1901)
March 31 – Stephen Murray, British actor (b. 1912)
Dolores del Río
April 3 – Jimmy Bloomfield, English football player and manager (b. 1934)
Jacqueline Logan, American actress (b. 1901)
Gloria Swanson, American actress (b. 1899)
April 11 – Dolores del Río, Mexican actress (b. 1904)
Desmond Bagley, English novelist (b. 1923)
Jørgen Juve, Norwegian football player and journalist (b. 1906)
April 13 – Gloria Marín, Mexican actress (b. 1919)
Gyula Illyés, Hungarian poet and novelist (b. 1902)
Corrie ten Boom, Dutch resistance fighter (b. 1892)
April 19 – Jerzy Andrzejewski, Polish author (b. 1909)
Mária Mezei, Hungarian actress (b. 1909)
Walther Nehring, German general (b. 1892)
Pedro Quartucci, Argentine boxer and actor (b. 1905)
April 21 – Walter Slezak, Austrian-American actor (b. 1902)
April 22 – Earl "Fatha" Hines, American musician (b. 1903)
Buster Crabbe, American actor and athlete (b. 1908)
Selena Royle, American actress and writer (b. 1904)
Alberto Zorrilla, Argentine Olympic swimmer (b. 1906)
George Balanchine, Russian-American dancer and choreographer (b. 1904)
Joel Henry Hildebrand, American chemist (b. 1881)
Muddy Waters, American musician (b. 1915)
Miguel Alemán Valdés
King Idris of Libya
George Hodgson, Canadian Olympic swimmer (b. 1893)
Joseph Ruttenberg, Russian-born American cinematographer (b. 1889)
Arthur D. Struble, American admiral (b. 1894)
Pridi Banomyong, Thai politician and professor, 7th Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1900)
Ernesto de la Guardia, 32nd President of Panama (b. 1904)
Norm Van Brocklin, American football player (Los Angeles Rams) and coach (Minnesota Vikings) and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (b. 1926)
May 5 – John Williams, British actor (b. 1903)
May 8 – John Fante, American writer (b. 1909)
May 13 – Allauddin, Pakistan actor (b. 1923)
Miguel Alemán Valdés, 46th President of Mexico (b. 1900)
Roger J. Traynor, American judge (b. 1900)
May 15 – James Van Der Zee, American photographer (b. 1886)
May 18 – Frank Aiken, Irish politician, former Tánaiste and Foreign Minister of Ireland (b. 1898)
May 19 – Jean Rey, 2nd President of the European Commission (b. 1902)
May 21 – Kenneth Clark, British art historian (b. 1903)
Albert Claude, Belgian biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1899)
King Idris of Libya (b. 1889)
John Penrose, British actor (b. 1914)
May 23 – John Seward Johnson I, American art collector (b. 1895)
May 25 – Sid Daniels, British merchant marine worker, last surviving crewmember of the RMS Titanic dies (b. 1895)
May 29 – Arvīds Pelše, Latvian historian, Soviet politician and functionary (b. 1899)
May 31 – Jack Dempsey, American heavyweight champion boxer (b. 1895)
Prince Charles of Belgium
Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado
Prince Charles of Belgium (b. 1903)
Ernest Graves, American actor (b. 1919)
Stan Rogers, Canadian musician (b. 1949)
Julio Rosales, Filipino Roman Catholic cardinal (b. 1906)
June 4 – Gordon Kahl, American tax protester and cop-killer (b. 1920)
June 6 – Mahmoud el-Meliguy, Egyptian actor and screenwriter (b. 1910)
June 8 – Miško Kranjec, Slovenian writer (b. 1908)
June 10 – Larry Hooper
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