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Historical events of August 13 in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of August 13:

In the Gregorian Calendar, August 13 is the 225th
(Two-hundredth twentieth fifth) day of the year.

There are 140 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

Thought flies and words walk. Here is all the drama of the writer.

— Julien Green
American writer (died August 13, 1998)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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August 13 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 3114 a. C .: starting date of the Mayan calendar (possibly created in the 6th century BC).
  • 554: Justinian I, emperor of Byzantium, issues the Pragmatic Sanction of Justinian with which he tries to reorganize Italy.
  • 657: in Rome, Vitaliano is elected pope.
  • 1521: in Tenochtitlan Cuauhtémoc surrenders to the Spanish led by Hernán Cortés. This self-appointed governor and captain general of New Spain.
  • 1659: Spain and France begin negotiations for the Peace of the Pyrenees.
  • 1704: in the battle of Blenheim, the Duke of Marlborough (popularly known in Spain as Mambrú) defeats the Spanish-French troops.
  • 1713: Felipe V is recognized as King of Spain after signing peace with Savoy during the War of the Spanish Succession.
  • 1846: within the framework of the US intervention in Mexico, the then Mexican city of Los Angeles is occupied without resistance by US military forces under the command of John C. Frémont and Robert F. Stockton, in an important step in the conquest of California.
  • 1868: off the coast of Tacna (Peru), at 4:45 p.m. local time, an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 on the scale of magnitude at the moment occurred, leaving more than 25,000 victims. (See the Arica earthquake and the article on the destruction of the city of Moquegua).
  • 1905: in Norway and Sweden a plebiscite is held by which the separation of both countries is decided.
  • 1913: Harry Brearley invents stainless steel.
  • 1914: signing of the Treaties of Teoloyucan.
  • 1917: in Spain as a result of the Valencia railroad strike, after its expansion to other provinces, the general strike was declared in Spain in 1917.
  • 1920: in Paris, two Greek officers attack the Greek president Eleutherios Venizelos.
  • 1922: Real Jaén CF is founded in Andalusia.
  • 1924: in Morocco, in the areas invaded by Spanish and French troops, the nationalist rebellion of the Riffian leader Abd el-Krim begins, until 1927.
  • 1940: the German air offensive begins in Great Britain.
  • 1940: in a house in La Baule-les-Pins, near Nantes, France, German agents arrest the president of the Generalitat of Catalonia, Lluís Companys.
  • 1942: the Disney classic Bambi is released in the United States
  • 1949: in Bojacá (Colombia) a Douglas DC-3 of the Colombian airline Saeta crashes. All 32 occupants of the aircraft die.
  • 1960: the Central African Republic becomes independent from France.
  • 1961: in Germany ―in the framework of the Cold War―, the army of the GDR (German Democratic Republic) begins the construction of the Berlin Wall.
  • 1963: in Madrid (Spain), the Franco dictatorship sentenced Francisco Granados and Joaquín Delgado to death, anarchists accused of carrying out the July 29 attacks.
  • 1963: in Buenos Aires (Argentina), a commando group of the Peronist Youth enters the National Historical Museum and appropriates General José de San Martín’s crooked saber.
  • 1968: in Varkiza (Athens) Alexandros Panagoulis tries to assassinate the dictator G. Papadopoulos.
  • 1969: in California (United States) the funerals of Sharon Tate, Jay Sebring, Abigail Folger and Steven Parent, four of the victims of the Manson murders, take place.
  • 1973: in La Coruña (Spain) the 85 occupants of a plane belonging to the Aviaco company die, after falling to the ground while trying to land in a dense fog.
  • 1975: In Topeka (Kansas) the International Left Handers Organization is founded.
  • 1978: in Beirut, Lebanon, a bomb attack on a building housing Palestinian organizations kills more than 175 people.
  • 1987: in the United States, the actor and president Ronald Reagan assumes responsibility for the Iran-Contra scandal.
  • 1991: Spanish swimmer Martín López-Zubero breaks the world record for the 200 meter backstroke, with a time of 1 min 57.3 s.
  • 1991: the group Metallica publishes its homonymous album.
  • 1993: Pope John Paul II visits the United States.
  • 1996: in France they arrest the serial killer Marc Dutroux, his wife Michelle Martin and his accomplice Michel Lelièvre.
  • 1997: the successful cartoon series South Park is released in the United States.
  • 1999: Colombian journalist, comedian and activist Jaime Garzón is assassinated.
  • 2001: In Gelsenkirchen (Germany) the Veltins-Arena (home of FC Schalke 04) is inaugurated.
  • 2004: in Athens (Greece), the XXVIII Olympic Games begin.
  • 2008: in Buenos Aires (Argentina), footballer Martín Palermo reaches Francisco Varallo as Boca Juniors’ top scorer during professionalism with 194 goals.
  • 2013: an earthquake of medium magnitude 6.5-6.8 occurs in Colombia.
  • 2014: San Lorenzo de Almagro obtains the Copa Libertadores de América for the first time in its history
  • 2016: At the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, American swimmer Michael Phelps wins his twenty-third gold medal and twenty-eighth Olympic medal in total, thus establishing himself as the top Olympic champion, the greatest medalist in the history of the Olympic Games and the best swimmer of all time.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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August 13 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 582: Arnulf of Metz, French bishop (d. 640).
  • 1311: Alfonso XI of Castile, Castilian king, called “the Justiciero” (f. 1350).
  • 1614: Augustus of Saxony, German aristocrat (d. 1680).
  • 1516: Hieronymus Wolf, German historian and humanist (d. 1580).
  • 1625: Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician and scientist (d. 1698).
  • 1670: Zheng Keshuang, last king of Tungning, in Taiwan (d. 1707)
  • 1700: Heinrich von Brühl, German statesman (d. 1763).
  • 1710: Andrés Luis López-Pacheco y Osorio, Spanish aristocrat (d. 1746).
  • 1743: Maria Isabel de Habsburgo-Lorena, Austrian aristocrat (d. 1808).
  • 1752: Maria Carolina of Austria, Austrian aristocrat (d. 1814).
  • 1755: Hipólito Unanue, Peruvian physician and politician (d. 1833).
  • 1757 – James Gillray, British cartoonist and printmaker (d. 1815).
  • 1762: Théroigne de Méricourt, French politician and feminist (d. 1817).
  • 1772: Johann Georg Lahner, German butcher and cook (d. 1845).
  • 1797: Casiano de Prado, Spanish engineer and geologist (d. 1866).
  • 1803: Vladimir Odoevsky, Russian philosopher and writer (d. 1869).
  • 1814: Anders Jonas Ångström, Swedish physicist and astronomer (d. 1874).
  • 1819: Aurelio Saffi, Italian politician and patriot (d. 1890).
  • 1819: George Gabriel Stokes, Irish mathematician and physicist (d. 1903).
  • 1820: George Grove, British music writer and publisher (d. 1900).
  • 1844: Friedrich Miescher, Swiss biologist (d. 1895).
  • 1851: Felix Adler, German-American Jewish intellectual (d. 1933).
  • 1857: Daniel Carrión, Peruvian student, martyr of Medicine (d. 1885).
  • 1857: Henri Pittier, Swiss-Venezuelan engineer, geographer, naturalist and botanist (d. 1950).
  • 1860: Annie Oakley, American marksman and hunter (d. 1926).
  • 1866: Giovanni Agnelli, Italian businessman and senator, founder of Fiat (d. 1945).
  • 1869: Tony Garnier, French architect and urban planner (d. 1948).
  • 1871: Karl Liebknecht, German socialist leader (d. 1919).
  • 1872: Richard Willstätter, German chemist, 1915 Nobel Prize Winner (d. 1942).
  • 1873: Christian Rakovski, Bulgarian-Romanian revolutionary (d. 1941).
  • 1879 – John Ireland, British composer (d. 1962).
  • 1883: Edwin Sutherland, American sociologist (d. 1950).
  • 1888 – John Logie Baird, British inventor of the first television (d. 1946).
  • 1890: Li Zongren, Chinese military and politician (d. 1969)
  • 1891: Assar Gabrielsson, Swedish businessman, founder of AB Volvo (d. 1962).
  • 1893: Alcibiade Diamandi, Greek politician (d. 1948).
  • 1894: Paul Blobel, German military man (d. 1951).
  • 1895: Bert Lahr, American comic actor (d. 1967).
  • 1896: Rudolf Schmundt, German military man (d. 1944).
  • 1897: Cassiano Branco, Portuguese architect (d. 1970).
  • 1898: Jean Borotra, French tennis player (d. 1994).
  • 1898: Blas Pérez González, Spanish jurist and politician (d. 1978).
  • 1899: Alfred Hitchcock, British filmmaker (d. 1980).
  • 1902: Felix Wankel, German engineer, inventor of the Wankel rotary engine (d. 1988).
  • 1904: Florencio Escardó, Argentine doctor (d. 1992).
  • 1907: Emilio Sereni, Italian journalist, partisan and politician (d. 1977).
  • 1908: Gene Raymond, American actor (f. 1998).
  • 1909: Charles Williams, American writer (d. 1975).
  • 1910: Antonio Espino y Mora «Clavillazo», Mexican actor (d. 1993).
  • 1911: Isabel de Orleáns-Braganza, French aristocrat (d. 2003).
  • 1911: Johannes Prassek, German religious (d. 1943).
  • 1912: Ben Hogan, American golfer (d. 1997).
  • 1912: Salvador Edward Luria, Italian biologist Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1969 (d. 1991).
  • 1913: Richard Stone, British economist, 1984 Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (d. 1991).
  • 1913: Makarios III, Greek Cypriot leader, Archbishop of the Orthodox Church and President of Cyprus (d. 1977).
  • 1913: Antoni Bonet i Castellana, Spanish architect, urban planner, designer (f. 1989).
  • 1914: Luis Mariano, Spanish singer and actor (d. 1970).
  • 1917: Rafael Moreno Valle, Mexican physician and politician (d. 2016).
  • 1918: Frederick Sanger, British chemist, 1958 and 1980 Nobel Prize Winner (d. 2012).
  • 1919: George Shearing, British jazz pianist and composer (d. 2011).
  • 1920: Neville Brand, American actor (d. 1992).
  • 1921: Raúl Matas, Chilean journalist (f. 2004).
  • 1923: Carlos Cortez, American anarchist artist (d. 2005).
  • 1924: Antonio Alegre, Argentine sports leader (d. 2010).
  • 1925: José Sazatornil, Spanish actor (d. 2015)
  • 1925: Carlitos Balá, Argentine comic actor.
  • 1925: José Alfredo Martínez de Hoz, Argentine economist during the dictatorship (d. 2013).
  • 1926: Fidel Castro, Cuban president (d. 2016).
  • 1926: Manuel Rodríguez Barros, Spanish cyclist (d. 1997).
  • 1930: Tomás Borge, Nicaraguan politician, revolutionary, poet and writer (f. 2012).
  • 1931: Eduardo Madeo, Argentine singer, from the group Los Fronterizos (d. 2013).
  • 1939: Rolo Puente, Argentine actor (d. 2011).
  • 1941: Dante Grela, Argentine composer of contemporary music.
  • 1941: César Costa, Mexican singer.
  • 1941: Ambrogio Fogar, Italian navigator, explorer, writer, television presenter, rally driver and adventurer (d. 2005).
  • 1943: Roberto Micheletti, Honduran politician.
  • 1944: Divina Galica, British Formula 1 athlete and driver.
  • 1944: Mario Mactas, Argentine journalist and writer.
  • 1944: Manuel Ruiz de Lopera, Spanish businessman, 34th president of the Real Betis football club.
  • 1946: Hipólito Reyes Larios, Mexican Archbishop (d. 2021).
  • 1946: Janet Yellen, American economist.
  • 1947: Juan Antonio Barranco Gallardo, Spanish politician.
  • 1947: Rolando Díaz, Cuban filmmaker.
  • 1948: Kathleen Battle, American soprano.
  • 1949: Begoña San José, Spanish feminist.
  • 1950: Marián Masný, Slovak footballer.
  • 1951: Luis Miguel Santillana, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1952: Herb Ritts, American photographer (f. 2002).
  • 1953: Carmen Posadas, Spanish writer.
  • 1954: Gloria La Riva, American politician linked to the Socialism and Liberation Party.
  • 1955: Paul Greengrass, British filmmaker.
  • 1956: Bruno Giordano, Italian footballer and coach.
  • 1958: Feargal Sharkey, Irish singer of the band The Undertones.
  • 1958: Domenico Dolce, Italian fashion designer.
  • 1959: Claudio Morgado, Argentine actor, television host and politician.
  • 1959: Thomas Ravelli, Swedish footballer.
  • 1959: Antonio Marín Lara, Spanish lawyer and politician (d. 2019).
  • 1960: Claudio María Domínguez, Argentine journalist and television host.
  • 1960: Kōji Kondō, Japanese composer.
  • 1960: Phil Taylor, British darts player.
  • 1962: Gracia Querejeta, Spanish filmmaker.
  • 1962: Manuel Valls, French politician of Spanish origin, Prime Minister of France.
  • 1963: Sridevi, Indian actress
  • 1965: Jorge Perugorría, Cuban actor.
  • 1966: Miguel Miranda, Peruvian soccer player and coach (d. 2021).
  • 1967: Alberto Cereijo, Galician rock musician, from the band Los Suaves.
  • 1970: Alan Shearer, British footballer.
  • 1970: Pedro Roma, Portuguese footballer.
  • 1971: Moritz Bleibtreu, German actor.
  • 1971: Luiz Carlos Guarnieri, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1972: Leo Mattioli, Argentine singer (d. 2011).
  • 1974: Sam Endicott, American composer, multi-instrumentalist, actor and director, of the band The Bravery.
  • 1975: Kléber Pereira, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1976: Nicolás Lapentti, Ecuadorian tennis player.
  • 1976: Laureano Tombolini, Argentine goalkeeper.
  • 1976: Roddy Woomble, Scottish vocalist, of the band Idlewild.
  • 1977: Aarón Padilla, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1977: Natacha Jaitt, actress and Argentine vedette (f. 2019).
  • 1979: Kasia Smutniak, Polish model and actress.
  • 1980: Álex González, Spanish actor.
  • 1980: Adiel de Oliveira Amorim, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1980: Michał Ignerski, Polish basketball player.
  • 1981: Marco Pisano, Italian footballer.
  • 1982: Sebastian Stan, American actor.
  • 1982: Diego Cabrera, Bolivian soccer player.
  • 1983: Ľubomír Michalík, Slovak footballer.
  • 1983: Diego Cervero, Spanish footballer.
  • 1983: Randall Brenes, Costa Rican soccer player.
  • 1984: Niko Kranjčar, Croatian footballer.
  • 1984: Alona Bondarenko, Ukrainian tennis player.
  • 1984: Heath Pearce, American footballer.
  • 1985: Mattia Pasini, Italian motorcycle racer.
  • 1985: Dominic Oduro, Ghanaian footballer.
  • 1986: Stanko Barać, Croatian basketball player.
  • 1987: Allie Long, American soccer player.
  • 1988: MØ, Danish singer.
  • 1990: DeMarcus Cousins, American basketball player.
  • 1990: Sae Miyazawa, Japanese actress and singer, of the bands SKE48 and SNH48.
  • 1990: Shila Amzah, Malaysian singer, dancer and actress.
  • 1990: Benjamin Stambouli, French footballer.
  • 1991: Yahya Dagriri, Saudi soccer player.
  • 1991: Dolly Leigh, pornographic actress and American erotic model.
  • 1991: Nekane Díez, Spanish footballer.
  • 1992: Bárbara López, Mexican actress.
  • 1992: Lucas Moura, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1993: Elvis Manu, Dutch footballer.
  • 1995: Ibrahima Sy, Senegalese footballer.
  • 1995: Pieter Gerkens, Belgian footballer.
  • 1996: Saša Lukić, Serbian footballer.
  • 1996: Antonia Lottner, German tennis player.
  • 1997: Pol Lirola, Spanish footballer.
  • 1997: José Ortega Soriano, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1998: Ángela Torres, Argentine actress and singer.
  • 1998: Dimitris Nikolaou, Greek footballer.
  • 1998: Lisa Ajax, Swedish singer.
  • 1998: Dalma Gálfi, Hungarian tennis player.
  • 1999: Corey Fogelmanis, American actor.
  • 1999: Riqui Puig, Spanish footballer.
  • 1999: Anja Veterova, Macedonian singer.
  • 2000: Jaemin, South Korean singer-songwriter, rapper and dancer.
  • 2001: Devid Eugene Bouah, Italian footballer.
  • 2003: Chiara Francia, Argentine actress.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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August 13 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 526: Theodoric the Great, Ostrogoth king (b. 454).
  • 1826: René Laënnec, French physician (b. 1781).
  • 1863: Eugène Delacroix, French Romantic painter (b. 1798).
  • 1865: Ignacio Felipe Semmelweis, Hungarian gynecologist (b. 1818).
  • 1910 – Florence Nightingale, British nurse (b.1820).
  • 1912: Jules Massenet, French composer (b.1842).
  • 1913: August Bebel, German Social Democratic politician (b. 1840).
  • 1917: Eduard Buchner, German chemist, 1907 Nobel Prize Winner (b.1860)
  • 1924: Julián Aguirre, Argentine composer (b. 1868).
  • 1929: Eusebius Mandyczewski, Austrian composer and musicologist (b. 1857).
  • 1934: Ignacio Sánchez Mejías, Spanish bullfighter (b. 1891).
  • 1935: Léonce Perret, French actor and filmmaker (b. 1880).
  • 1942: Jorge Cuesta, Mexican chemist and writer (b. 1903).
  • 1944: David Kammerer (32), college student (b.1911) whose murder brought the Beat Generation together.
  • 1946: Clemente Palma, Peruvian writer (b. 1872).
  • 1946: H. G. Wells, British science fiction writer (b. 1866).
  • 1952: Wilm Hosenfeld, German World War II officer, named Righteous Among the Nations (b. 1895).
  • 1961: Mario Sironi, Italian painter (b. 1885).
  • 1965: Hayato Ikeda, Japanese politician, prime minister between 1960 and 1964 (b.1899).
  • 1967: Jane Darwell, American actress (b.1879).
  • 1971 – King Curtis, American saxophonist (b.1934).
  • 1975: Murilo Mendes, Brazilian writer (b.1901).
  • 1981: José Baviera, Spanish actor (b.1906).
  • 1984: Tigrán Petrosián, Armenian chess player (b.1929).
  • 1989: Hugo del Carril, Argentine tango singer and filmmaker (b.1912).
  • 1990: Alejandro Otero, Venezuelan painter and sculptor (b. 1921).
  • 1994: Manfred Wörner, German politician and diplomat, secretary of NATO between 1988 and 1994 (b. 1934).
  • 1995: Mickey Mantle, American baseball player (b.1931).
  • 1996: António de Spínola, Portuguese military and politician (b.1910).
  • 1996: David Tudor, American composer (b.1926).
  • 1998: Julien Green, French writer (b.1900).
  • 1999: Jaime Garzón, lawyer and Colombian satirical humorist (b. 1960).
  • 2000: Nazia Hassan (35), Pakistani singer and actress (b. 1965).
  • 2001: Manuel Alvar, Spanish philologist and academic (b. 1923).
  • 2002: Gonzalo Payo, politician, geographer, surveyor and Spanish mathematician (b. 1931).
  • 2005: Lakshman Kadirgamar, Sri Lankan politician (b.1932).
  • 2005: Chris Tolos, American professional wrestler (b.1929).
  • 2007: Brian Adams, American professional wrestler (b. 1963).
  • 2007: Yone Minagawa (114 years and 221 days), Japanese woman, considered the oldest person in the world from January 28, 2007 until her death (b. 1893).
  • 2009: Les Paul, American guitarist (b.1915).
  • 2010: Lance Cade (29), American wrestler (b. 1981).
  • 2010: Mario Gavilán, Argentine journalist (b.1940).
  • 2013: Lothar Bisky, German politician (b.1941).
  • 2014: Columba Domínguez, Mexican actress (b.1929).
  • 2016: Kenny Baker, British actor (b.1934).
  • 2020 Darío Vivas Venezuelan politician (b.1950)

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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August 13 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • International Left-Handed Day.
  • International Armadillo Day.
  • Roman goddess Diana or Artemis in Greek mythology.
  • Colombia: Comedian’s Day National Day of Ecological and Environmental Organizations.
  • Spain:
    • Elche: Nit de l’Albà
    • Cocentaina: Patronal feast in honor of San Hipólito Mártir.
    • Ponteceso, La Coruña: Fiesta de la Barquiña.
    • August: the week of celebrations in honor of San Roque begins. Parades, festivals, processions and dances.
    • Sant Hipolit de Voltegá (Barcelona): patron saint festivities in honor of San Hipólito Mártir.
    • Cabezón de la Sal (Cantabria): patronal feast in honor of Our Lady of the Virgen del Campo and San Martín.
    • Xiva de Morella (Castellón): Transfer of the Maredéu del Roser, carried out every 5 years.
    • Fuencaliente (La Palma): Fiesta de la Carrera de Duelas.
    • Almendralejo (Badajoz): The Ntra Sra. De la Piedad Festivities and Harvest Fair begin.
  • Mexico: Professional Day.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

August 13 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Hippolytus.
  • Saint Ponciano.
  • Our Lady, Refuge of sinners.
  • Saint Anastasius the monk
  • Saint Anastasius the priest
  • Saint Antiochus of Lyon
  • Saint Benildo
  • Saint Cassian of Imola
  • Saint Cassian of Todi
  • Saint Concordia
  • Saint Gertrude of Altenberg
  • Saint Helena of Burgos
  • St. Herulph
  • Saint Irene of Hungary
  • St. John Berchmans
  • Saint Junian of Mairé
  • St. Ludolph
  • Saint Maximus the Confessor
  • Saint Nerses
  • Saint Radegundo
  • Saint Radegunda
  • Saint Vigberto
  • Saint Zuentiboldo.
  • Blessed Connor O’Rourke
  • Blessed William Freeman
  • Blessed Jacobo Gapp
  • Blessed Josep Tàpies Sirvant and six companions
  • Blessed John Agramunt
  • Blessed Marcos de Aviano Cristofori
  • Blessed Modesto García Martí
  • Blessed Patrick O’Healy
  • Blessed Pierre Gabilhaud
  • Blessed Simon de Lara.

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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August 13 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

♌ Leo:

Famous & Celebrities People Born “A Day as Today”

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August 13 – A Day as Today – Today’s Famous Birthdays

  • 1941 – Dante Grela, Argentine composer of contemporary music.
  • 1941 – César Costa, Mexican singer.
  • 1943 – Roberto Micheletti, Honduran politician.
  • 1944 – Manuel Ruiz de Lopera, Spanish businessman, 34th president of the Real Betis football club.
  • 1944 – Mario Mactas, Argentine journalist and writer.
  • 1944 – Divina Galica, Spanish Formula 1 athlete and driver.
  • 1947 – Juan Antonio Barranco Gallardo, Spanish politician.
  • 1948 – Kathleen Battle, American soprano.
  • 1951 – Luis Miguel Santillana, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1952 – Herb Ritts, American photographer.
  • 1953 – Carmen Posadas, Spanish writer.
  • 1955 – Paul Greengrass, British filmmaker.
  • 1959 – Thomas Ravelli, Swedish footballer.
  • 1960 – Kōji Kondō, Japanese composer.
  • 1962 – Gracia Querejeta, Spanish filmmaker.
  • 1965 – Jorge Perugorría, Cuban actor.
  • 1967 – Amélie Nothomb, Belgian writer.
  • 1967 – Alberto Cereijo, Galician rock musician, from the Los Suaves band.
  • 1970 – Alan Shearer, British footballer.
  • 1971 – Moritz Bleibtreu, German actor.
  • 1972 – Leo Mattioli, Argentine singer (d. 2011).
  • 1973 – Brittany Andrews, American porn actress.
  • 1975 – Kléber Pereira, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1976 – Roddy Woomble, Scottish vocalist, of the band Idlewild.
  • 1976 – Laureano Tombolini, Argentine goalkeeper.
  • 1976 – Nicolás Lapentti, Ecuadorian tennis player.
  • 1980 – Álex González, Spanish actor.
  • 1983 – Ľubomír Michalík, Slovak footballer.
  • 1984 – Niko Kranjčar, Croatian footballer.
  • 1984 – Diamond Blue Smith, American rapper, of the band Pretty Ricky.
  • 1985 – Mattia Pasini, Italian motorcycle racer.
  • 1986 – Stanko Barać, Croatian basketball player.
  • 1990 – DeMarcus Cousins, American basketball player.

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