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Royal Mail 1986 60th Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II

1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1986th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 986th year of the 2nd millennium, the 86th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1980s decade.


The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.


January 28: Disintegration of the Space Shuttle Challenger

Spain and Portugal enter the European Community, which later becomes the European Union.

Aruba gains increased autonomy from the Netherlands and is separated from the Netherlands Antilles.[clarification needed]

The Province of Flevoland is established in the Netherlands.

UNIDO becomes a specialised agency of the United Nations.

In Northern Ireland as part of The Troubles, James McCandless (39) and Michael Williams (24), both Protestant members of the Royal Ulster Constabulary, are killed by a Provisional Irish Republican Army remote controlled bomb hidden in a litter bin and detonated when their foot patrol passes at Thomas Street, Armagh.

January 11 – The Gateway Bridge in Brisbane, Australia, at this time the world's longest prestressed concrete free-cantilever bridge, is opened.

January 13 – 24 – South Yemen Civil War.

January 19 – The first PC virus, Brain, starts to spread.

January 20 – The United Kingdom and France announce plans to construct the Channel Tunnel.

January 24 – The Voyager 2 space probe makes its first encounter with Uranus.

January 25 – Yoweri Museveni's National Resistance Army Rebel group takes over Uganda after leading a five-year guerrilla war in which up to half a million people are believed to have been killed. They will later use January 26 as the official date to avoid a coincidence of dates with Dictator Idi Amin's 1971 coup.

January 28 – Space Shuttle Challenger disaster – STS-51-L: Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrates 73 seconds after launch from the United States, killing the crew of seven astronauts, including schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe.

January 29 – Yoweri Museveni is sworn in as President of Uganda.


February 3

Pixar Animation Studios is founded by Edwin Catmull and Alvy Ray Smith.

February 7

President Jean-Claude Duvalier ("Baby Doc") flees Haiti, ending 28 years of family rule.

The snap presidential election in the Philippines earlier announced by President Ferdinand Marcos was held amidst controversy that would pave the way for a chain of protests culminating in the People Power Revolution.

February 8 – The Hinton train collision occurred, where a Canadian National train heading westbound collided with a Via Rail train in Hinton, Alberta. 23 people were killed in the accident, and injured 71 people.

February 9 – Halley's Comet reaches its perihelion, the closest point to the Sun, during its second visit to the solar system in the 20th century (the first was in 1910).

February 11 – Human rights activist Natan Sharansky is released by Soviet authorities and leaves the country for Israel.

February 15 – The Beechcraft Starship makes its maiden flight.

February 16

The Soviet liner MS Mikhail Lermontov sinks in the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand.

Ouadi Doum air raid: The French Air Force raids the Libyan Ouadi Doum airbase in northern Chad.

Mário Soares wins the second round of the Portuguese presidential election.

February 17 – The Single European Act is signed.

February 19

The Soviet Union launches the Mir space station.

The United States Senate approves a treaty outlawing genocide.

February 22 – The People Power Revolution begins in the Philippines to remove President Ferdinand Marcos from office.

February 24 – Sherri Rae Rasmussen, a 29 year old nursing administrator was shot to death in her Los Angeles home. Crime remained unsolved for 23 years until LAPD detective Stephanie Lazarus was arrested and charged with her murder on June 5, 2009. Lazarus once dated Rasmussen's husband John Rutten while at college. Lazarus was convicted on March 8, 2012 and was sentenced to 27 years to life in prison. She will not be eligible for parole until 2028.

February 25

The 27th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union opens in Moscow. The General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev introduces the keywords of his mandate to the audience: Glasnost and Perestroika.

People Power Revolution: President Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines goes into exile in Hawaii after 20 years of rule; Corazon Aquino becomes the first Filipino woman president, first as an interim president. Salvador Laurel becomes her Vice President.

Egyptian military police, protesting against bad salaries, enter 4 luxury hotels near the pyramids, set fire to them and loot them.

February 27 – The United States Senate allows its debates to be televised on a trial basis.

February 28 – Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme is shot to death on his way home from the cinema in Stockholm, Sweden.


March 1 – Olof Palme's deputy Ingvar Carlsson becomes acting Prime Minister of Sweden. He is elected Prime Minister by the Swedish Riksdag on March 15.

March 3 – The first paper is published describing the atomic force microscope invented the previous year by Gerd Binnig, Calvin Quate and Christopher Berger.[1]

March 8 – The Japanese Suisei probe flies by Halley's Comet, studying its UV hydrogen corona and solar wind.

March 9 – United States Navy divers find the largely intact but heavily damaged crew compartment of the Space Shuttle Challenger; the bodies of all seven astronauts are still inside.

March 13 – In a Black Sea incident, American cruiser USS Yorktown and the destroyer USS Caron, claiming the right of innocent passage, enter the Soviet territorial waters near the southern Crimean Peninsula.

March 14 – Microsoft Corporation holds its initial public offering of stock shares.

March 15 – Hotel New World collapses, 33 killed and 17 rescued from rubble.

March 25 – The 58th Academy Awards are held in Los Angeles, with Out of Africa winning Best Picture.

March 26 – An article in The New York Times charges that Kurt Waldheim, former United Nations Secretary-General and candidate for president of Austria, may have been involved in Nazi war crimes during World War II.

March 27 – Russell Street Bombing: A car bomb explodes at Russell Street Police Headquarters in Russell Street, Melbourne, killing a woman constable, the first Australian policewoman to be killed in the line of duty.

March 31

A fire causes extensive damage at Hampton Court Palace in Surrey, England.

Mexicana Flight 940 crashes near Maravatío, Mexico, killing 167.[2]


April – The government of Ivory Coast requests international diplomatic use of the French form of its name, Côte d'Ivoire.

April 1 – Sector Kanda: Communist Party of Nepal (Mashal) cadres attack a number of police stations in Kathmandu, seeking to incite a popular rebellion.

April 2 – A bomb explodes on a Trans World Airlines flight from Rome to Athens, killing 4 people.

April 5

1986 Berlin discotheque bombing: The West Berlin discothèque La Belle, a known hangout for United States soldiers, is bombed, killing three and injuring 230; Libya is held responsible.

April 11 – The infamous FBI shootout in Miami results in the death of two FBI agents and the wounding of five others.

April 13 – Pope John Paul II officially visits the Great Synagogue of Rome, the first time a modern Pope has visited a synagogue.

April 13 – The first child born to a non-related surrogate mother is born.[3]

April 14 – Hailstones weighing 1 kilogram (2.2 lb) fall on Gopalganj District, Bangladesh, killing 92.

April 15 – Operation El Dorado Canyon: At least 15 people die after United States planes bomb targets in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, and the Benghazi region.

April 16 – The United Kingdom and the Kingdom of the Netherlands sign a peace treaty, thus ending the Three Hundred and Thirty Five Years' War, one of the longest wars in human history.[4]

April 17

Lebanon hostage crisis: British journalist John McCarthy is kidnapped in Beirut (he is released in August 1991) and three others are killed in retaliation for the bombing of Libya.

The Hindawi affair begins when an Irishwoman is found carrying explosives onto an El Al flight from London to Tel Aviv.

April 21 – Lorimar-Telepictures launches as a mass media company.

April 26 – Chernobyl disaster: A mishandled safety test at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Pripyat, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union "killed at least 4,056 people and damaged almost $7 billion of property".[5] Radioactive fallout from the accident is concentrated near Belarus, Ukraine and Russia and at least 350,000 people are forcibly resettled away from these areas. After the accident, "traces of radioactive deposits unique to Chernobyl were in nearly every country in the northern hemisphere".[5]

April 27 – "Captain Midnight" interrupts the HBO satellite feed.

April 29 – The Diamond Jubilee of Hirohito is held at the Kokugikan in Tokyo.


May 2 – Expo 86, the 1986 World Exposition on Transportation and Communication, a World's fair, opens in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

May 8 – Óscar Arias is inaugurated into his first term as President of Costa Rica.

May 16 – The Seville Statement on Violence is adopted by an international meeting of scientists, convened by the Spanish National Commission for UNESCO, in Seville, Spain.

May 23 – Somali President Siad Barre is injured in a car accident in Mogadishu and taken to Saudi Arabia for treatment. Somali opposition groups see this as an opportunity to try and remove Barre, beginning the Somali Civil War.

May 25

Hands Across America: At least 5,000,000 people form a human chain from New York City to Long Beach, California, to raise money to fight hunger and homelessness.

The Bangladeshi double decked ferry Shamia capsizes in the Meghna River, southern Barisal, Bangladesh, killing at least 600.



June 14: The Mindbender at Galaxyland inside West Edmonton Mall derails, kills three riders, injures one rider, and slams into a concrete post

June – Construction of the Oosterscheldekering, the world's largest openable storm surge flood barrier, is completed in the Netherlands.

June 4 – Jonathan Pollard pleads guilty to espionage for selling top secret United States military intelligence to Israel.

June 8 – Former United Nations Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim is elected president of Austria.

June 9 – The Rogers Commission releases its report on the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.

June 12 – South Africa declares a nationwide state of emergency.

June 14 – Fantasyland's Mindbender derails and kills three people.

June 22 – In one of the most famous FIFA World Cup matches, Argentinian football player Diego Maradona scores one handball goal (nicknamed the "Hand of God") and then dribbles past the entire English football team to score a second goal (nicknamed "The Goal of the Century") with Argentina winning 2–1 against England.

June 23 – Eric Thomas develops LISTSERV, the first email list management software.[6]

June 29 – Argentina defeats West Germany 3–2 to win the 1986 World Cup in Estadio Azteca in Mexico City.


July 5 – The Statue of Liberty is reopened to the public after celebrating its centennial and an extensive refurbishment.

July 7 – Australian drug smugglers Kevin Barlow and Brian Chambers are executed in Malaysia.

July 12 – The New Zealand Homosexual Law Reform Act decriminalizes consensual sex between men from the age of 16.

July 23 – In London, Prince Andrew, Duke of York marries Sarah Ferguson at Westminster Abbey.


August 6

A low-pressure system moving from South Australia and redeveloping off the New South Wales coast dumps a record 328 millimetres (12.9 in) of rain in a day on Sydney.

Australian Democrats leader Don Chipp retires from federal parliament and is succeeded by Janine Haines, the first woman to lead a political party in Australia.

August 19 – Two weeks after it was stolen, the Picasso painting Weeping Woman is found in a locker at the Spencer Street Station in Melbourne, Australia.

August 20 – In Edmond, Oklahoma, United States Postal Service employee Patrick Sherrill guns down 14 of his co-workers before committing suicide.

August 21 – The Lake Nyos disaster, a limnic eruption, occurs in Cameroon, killing nearly 2,000 people.

August 31

The Soviet passenger liner SS Admiral Nakhimov collides with the bulk carrier Pyotr Vasev in the Black Sea and sinks almost immediately, killing 398.

Aeroméxico Flight 498, a Douglas DC-9, collides with a Piper PA-28 over Cerritos, California, killing 82 (67 on both aircraft and 15 on the ground).

The cargo ship Khian Sea departs from the docks of Philadelphia, carrying 14,000 tons of toxic waste. It wanders the seas for the next 16 months trying to find a place to dump its cargo. The waste is later dumped in Haiti.


September 1 – Jordan University of Science and Technology is established in Jordan.

September 4 – Eusko Alkartasuna, the Basque Social Democratic Party, is created in Vitoria-Gasteiz.

September 5 – Pan Am Flight 73, with 358 people on board, is hijacked at Karachi International Airport by four Abu Nidal terrorists.

September 6

The Big Mac Index is introduced in The Economist newspaper as a semi-humorous international measure of purchasing power parity.[7][8]

In Istanbul, two Abu Nidal terrorists kill 22 and wound 6 inside the Neve Shalom Synagogue during Shabbat services.

September 7

Desmond Tutu becomes the first black Anglican Church bishop in South Africa.

Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet survives an assassination attempt by the FPMR; 5 of Pinochet's bodyguards are killed.

September 13 – The 6.0 Mw Kalamata earthquake shook southern Greece with a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme). The shock left at least 20 dead, 300 injured, and caused $5 million in damage.

September 28 – The Democratic Progressive Party is founded. It was part of the Tangwai movement in new generation to challenge Kuomintang in Taiwan's one-party politics.


October 1 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs the Goldwater–Nichols Act into law, making official the largest reorganization of the United States Department of Defense since the Air Force was made a separate branch of service in 1947.

October 3 – TASCC, a superconducting cyclotron, officially opens at Chalk River Laboratories. A hybrid solar eclipse was visible off the coast of Iceland, and was the 53rd solar eclipse of Solar Saros 124.

October 9

United States District Court Judge Harry E. Claiborne becomes the fifth federal official to be removed from office through impeachment.

News Corporation completes its acquisition of the Metromedia group of companies, thereby launching the Fox Broadcasting Company.

The Phantom of the Opera, the longest running Broadway show in history, opens at Her Majesty's Theatre in London.

October 10 – The 5.7 Mw  San Salvador earthquake shook San Salvador, El Salvador with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). Up to 1,500 people were killed.

October 11 – 12 – Cold War: Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet in Reykjavík, Iceland, to continue discussions about scaling back their intermediate missile arsenals in Europe, which end in failure.[9]

October 16 – The International Olympic Committee chooses Albertville, France to be the host city of the 1992 Winter Olympics and Barcelona, Spain to be the host city of the 1992 Summer Olympics. The IOC also announces that the summer and winter games will separate with the winter games on every even, common year; and the summer games on every leap year starting from 1992.[10]

October 19 – Mozambican President Samora Machel's plane crashes in South Africa.

October 21 – The Marshall Islands became an associated state under the Compact of Free Association.

October 22 – In New York City, WNBC Radio's traffic helicopter crashes into the Hudson River, killing traffic reporter Jane Dornacker. The last words heard on-the-air are Dornacker's screams of terror, "Hit the water! Hit the water! Hit the water!"

October 26 – Bus deregulation goes into effect in the United Kingdom, except Greater London and Northern Ireland.

October 27 – The Big Bang in the London Stock Exchange abolishes fixed commission charges, paving the way for an electronic trading platform.

October 27 – The New York Mets won 4 games to 3 in the 1986 World Series against the Boston Red Sox.

October 29 – British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher officially opens the M25 Motorway, which encircles Greater London, in a ceremony on the carriageway near Potters Bar. It became Europe's second longest orbital road upon completion, and provides the first and only full bypass of London.


November 1

Queensland, Australia: Joh Bjelke-Petersen wins his final election as Premier of Queensland with 38.6% of the vote. He resigns on December 1, 1987, following revelations of his involvement with corruption released in the Fitzgerald Inquiry.

Sandoz chemical spill: a major environmental disaster near Basel, Switzerland, pollutes the Rhine.

November 3

Iran–Contra affair: The Lebanese magazine Ash-Shiraa reports that the United States has been selling weapons to Iran in secret, in order to secure the release of 7 American hostages held by pro-Iranian groups in Lebanon.

The Northern Mariana Islands enter in a political union with the United States. The island's government adopted its own constitution in 1977, and the constitutional government took office in January 1978. The covenant was fully implemented November 3, 1986, pursuant to Presidential Proclamation no. 5564, which conferred United States citizenship on legally qualified island residents.

November 6 – 45 people are killed in the 1986 British International Helicopters Chinook crash.

November 18 – Greater Manchester Police announce that they will search for the bodies of 2 missing children (who both vanished more than 20 years ago) after the Moors murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley confess to 2 more murders.

November 21 – Iran-Contra Affair: National Security Council member Oliver North and his secretary, Fawn Hall, start shredding documents implicating them in selling weapons to Iran and channeling the proceeds to help fund the Contra rebels in Nicaragua.


December 7 – A magnitude 5.7 earthquake destroys most of the Bulgarian town of Strajica, killing 2 people.

December 14 – Rutan Voyager, an experimental aircraft designed by Burt Rutan and piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, begins its flight around the world from Edwards Air Force Base in the United States.

December 16 – Jeltoqsan, mass anti-government protests, break out across the Kazakh SSR, resulting in the massacre of over 165 protesters.

December 19 – Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov is permitted to return to Moscow after six years of internal exile.

December 20 – Three African Americans are assaulted by a group of white teens in the Howard Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York. One of the victims, Michael Griffith, is run over and killed by a motorist while attempting to flee the attackers.

December 23 – Rutan Voyager completes the first nonstop circumnavigation of the earth by air without refueling in 9 days, 3 minutes and 44 seconds.

December 31

Dupont Plaza Hotel arson: A hotel fire in San Juan, Puerto Rico, kills 97 and injures 140.

Soviet submarine Krasnoyarsk (K-173) is commissioned.

Date unknown[edit]

The National Park Passport Stamps program begins in the United States.

Average per capita income in Japan exceeds that in the United States.

The first commercially available 3D printer is sold.[11]

Informal stock trading is done in Shenyang, China; the first of its kind in Communist China.[12]



January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December



Colin Morgan


Charlyne Yi


Jesse Draper


Deepika Padukone


Zlata Ognevich


Joannie Rochette


Jessy Schram


Becca Tobin


Mischa Barton

January 1

Anna Brewster, British actress and model

Glen Davis, American basketball player

Lee Sung-min, South Korean actor and singer

Colin Morgan, British actor

January 2

Yulia, Russian-New Zealander classical crossover singer

Nathan Cowen, New Zealand rower

Trombone Shorty, American jazz musician

January 3 – Lloyd, American urban musician

January 4

Katrina Halili, Filipina actress and commercial model

Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwanese tennis player

James Milner, English soccer player

Steve Slaton, American football player

Charlyne Yi, American actress

January 5

J. P. Arencibia, American baseball player

Jesse Draper, American actress

Teppei Koike, Japanese singer and actor

Deepika Padukone, Indian actress and producer

January 6

Paul McShane, Irish professional footballer

Petter Northug, Norwegian Olympic skier

Irina Shayk, Russian model

Shane Sweet, American actor

Alex Turner, English musician

January 8

Jaclyn Linetsky, Canadian actress and voice actress (d. 2003)

David Silva, Spanish footballer

January 10

Chen Jin, Chinese badminton player

Suzanne Harmes, Dutch artistic gymnast

Kenneth Vermeer, Dutch footballer

January 11

Daniela Cosío, Mexican model

Rachel Riley, English TV presenter

January 12

Zlata Ognevich, Ukrainian singer

Kieron Richardson, British actor

January 13 – Joannie Rochette, Canadian figure skater

January 14 – Yohan Cabaye, French footballer

January 15

Jessy Schram, American actress

Kleio Valentien, American pornographic actress

January 16

Paula Pareto, Argentinian judoka

Mason Gamble, American actor

January 17

Max Adler, American actor

Chloe Rose Lattanzi, Australian actress and singer

January 18

Marya Roxx, Estonian musician

Devin Kelley, American actress

Becca Tobin, American actress and singer

January 19 – Claudio Marchisio, Italian footballer

January 20 – Genie Chuo, Taiwanese singer and actress

January 21

Peyton Hillis, American football player

Sushant Singh Rajput, Indian actor

January 22 – Daniel Wayne Smith, American actor (d. 2006)

January 23

José Enrique, Spanish footballer

Michael Stevens, American scientist and entertainer

January 24

Mischa Barton, British-American actress

Raviv Ullman, Israeli actor

January 26

DJ Arafat, Ivorian DJ and singer (d. 2019)

Gerald Green, American basketball player

Matt Heafy, American musician

Kim Jae-joong, South Korean actor and pop singer

Taylor Wilde, Canadian professional wrestler

January 28

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, British heptathlete

Shruti Haasan, Indian actress and musician

January 29

Drew Tyler Bell, American actor and dancer

Sarah Jaffe, American singer

Ashley Lilley, Scottish actress and singer

January 30 – Ashley Buccille, American actress

January 31 – Yves Ma-Kalambay, Belgian footballer



Lauren Conrad


Gemma Arterton


Dane DeHaan


Stephen Colletti


Tiffany Thornton


Amber Riley


Justin Berfield


Teresa Palmer

February 1 – Lauren Conrad, American television personality and fashion designer

February 2

Gemma Arterton, British actress

Miwa Asao, Japanese beach volleyball player

Tiffany Vise, American figure skater

February 5

Claudia Cruz, Dominican model and beauty queen

Kevin Gates, American hip-hop musician and entrepreneur

Madison Rayne, American professional wrestler

Andrea Masiello, Italian footballer

Billy Sharp, English footballer

Sebastián Pinto, Chilean footballer

February 6

Vedran Ćorluka, Croatian international footballer

Dane DeHaan, American actor

Alice Greczyn, American actress and model

Sofia Nizharadze, Georgian pop musician

Yunho, South Korean actor and singer

February 7

Stephen Colletti, American actor and television personality

James Deen, American pornographic actor and director

February 8

Anna Hutchison, New Zealand actress

Anderson .Paak, American musician and record producer

Charles Andrew Williams, American murderer

February 9

Shaka Bangura, Sierra Leonean footballer

Ciprian Tătărușanu, Romanian footballer

February 10

Radamel Falcao, Colombian footballer

Yui Ichikawa, Japanese actress

February 13 – Lorenzo Orsetti, Italian volunteer soldier (d. 2019)

February 14

Aschwin Wildeboer, Spanish swimmer

Tiffany Thornton, American actress, radio personality and singer

February 15

Valeri Bojinov, Bulgarian footballer

Ami Koshimizu, Japanese voice actress

Amber Riley, American actress, singer and author

February 17 – Brett Kern, American football player

February 18

Brenan Espartinez, Filipino singer and actor

Vika Jigulina, Romanian music producer, dance singer and DJ

Alessandra Mastronardi, Italian actress

February 19

Björn Gustafsson, Swedish comedian

Ophelia Lovibond, British actress

Marta, Brazilian-born footballer

Maria Mena, Norwegian pop singer

February 21

Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este, member of the Belgian Royal Family

Charlotte Church, British singer, actress and television presenter

February 22 – Miko Hughes, American actor

February 23

Emerson da Conceição, Brazilian footballer

Skylar Grey, American pop singer

Kazuya Kamenashi, Japanese singer-songwriter and actor

Boipelo Makhothi, Lesotho swimmer

Jerod Mayo, American football player

Ola Svensson, Swedish pop singer

February 24 – Bryce Papenbrook, American voice actor

February 25

Justin Berfield, American actor, writer, and producer

James and Oliver Phelps, identical twin British actors

Danny Saucedo, Swedish pop and dance singer

February 26

Leila Lopes, Angolan Miss Universe

Crystal Kay, Japanese actress and pop singer

Teresa Palmer, Australian actress, writer, model and film producer



Margo Harshman


Brittany Snow


Jamie Bell


Alexandra Daddario


Olesya Rulin


Scott Eastwood


Steven Strait


Lady Gaga


Sergio Ramos

March 1

Ayumu Goromaru, Japanese rugby union player

Jonathan Spector, American soccer player

March 2 – Ethan Peck, American actor

March 3

Stacie Orrico, American singer

Mehmet Topal, Turkish footballer

March 4 – Margo Harshman, American actress

March 5

Corey Brewer, American basketball player

Julie Henderson, American model

Andrew Jenks, American filmmaker

Sarah J. Maas, American novelist

Shikabala, Egyptian footballer

March 6

Eli Marienthal, American actor

Francisco Cervelli, Venezuelan baseball player

Charlie Mulgrew, Scottish footballer

March 8

Tal Slutzker, Israeli painter and poet

Princess Tsuguko of Takamado, member of the Japanese Imperial Family

March 9 – Brittany Snow, American actress, producer, director and singer

March 11

Dario Cologna, Swiss Olympic skier

Mariko Shinoda, Japanese singer, actress, fashion model, and idol

March 12

Danny Jones, British musician

František Rajtoral, Czech footballer (d. 2017)

March 13

Chiaki Kyan, Japanese gravure idol

Kousuke Yonehara, Japanese singer and actor

March 14 – Jamie Bell, English actor and dancer

March 15 – Jai Courtney, Australian actor

March 16

Alexandra Daddario, American actress and model

Ken Doane, American professional wrestler

T. J. Jordan, American basketball player

Daisuke Takahashi, Japanese figure skater

March 17

Edin Džeko, Bosnian footballer

Olesya Rulin, Russian-born actress

March 18

Lykke Li, Swedish singer-songwriter

Simon Curtis, American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor

March 19 – Anne Vyalitsyna, Russian model

March 20 – Ruby Rose, Australian actress and model

March 21

Scott Eastwood, American actor

Michu, Spanish footballer

March 22 – Matt Bush, American actor

March 23

Brett Eldredge, American country music singer

Steven Strait, American musician, actor, and fashion model

March 24 – Val Chmerkovskiy, Ukrainian-American dancer

March 25

Marco Belinelli, Italian basketball player

Megan Gibson, American softball player

Kyle Lowry, American basketball player

March 26

Jonny Craig, Canadian-American singer

Jessica Hart, Australian model

Misty Stone, American pornographic actress

March 27

SoCal Val, American professional wrestling personality

Manuel Neuer, German football goalkeeper

March 28

Lady Gaga, American singer, songwriter and actress

Amaia Salamanca, Spanish actress and model

Meagan Smith, American film and voice actress

March 29

Lucas Elliot Eberl, American actor and director

Romina Oprandi, Italian tennis player

March 30

Tessa Ferrer, American actress

Sergio Ramos, Spanish footballer



Amanda Bynes


Leighton Meester


Vincent Kompany


Stephanie Pratt


Amber Heard


Daniel Sharman


Jenna Ushkowitz


Dianna Agron

April 1

Ellen Hollman, American actress

Kid Ink, American hip-hop musician

Yurika Nakamura, Japanese athlete

Hillary Scott, American musician

April 2

Lee DeWyze, American rock musician

Drew Van Acker, American actor

April 3

Amanda Bynes, American actress and fashion designer

Coleen Rooney, English media personality

April 4

Labinot Harbuzi, Swedish footballer (d. 2018)

Eunhyuk, South Korean actor and singer

Steven Brown, Australian judoka personnel

April 7 – Choi Si-won, South Korean actor and singer

April 8

Igor Akinfeev, Russian footballer

Cliff Avril, American football player

Félix Hernández, Venezuelan baseball player

Erika Sawajiri, Japanese actress, singer, and model

April 9

Leighton Meester, American actress

Jordan Masterson, American actor

April 10

Sam Attwater, British actor

Fernando Gago, Argentine footballer

Vincent Kompany, Belgian footballer

April 11

Esteban Vizcarra, Argentine-Indonesian fotballer

Stephanie Pratt, American television personality

Dai Greene, Welsh hurdler

April 12 – Matt McGorry, American actor and activist

April 15 – Tom Heaton, English footballer

April 16

Sufe Bradshaw, American actress

Shinji Okazaki, Japanese football player

Paul Di Resta, British racing driver

April 17

Romain Grosjean, French racing driver

Zheng Kai, Chinese actor

April 18 – Maurice Edu, American footballer

April 19 – Candace Parker, American basketball player

April 20

Pablo Martín, Spanish golfer

Cameron Duncan, New Zealand director and writer (d. 2003)

April 22

Amanda Berry, American author and abduction survivor

Viktor Fayzulin, Russian footballer

Amber Heard, American actress

Marshawn Lynch, American football player

April 23 – Jessica Stam, Canadian model

April 24 – Tahyna Tozzi, Australian model, singer and actress

April 25

Daniel Sharman, English actor

John DeLuca, American actor and singer

April 26 – Aaron Meeks, American actor

April 27

Jenna Coleman, British actress

Dinara Safina, Russian tennis player

April 28

Jenna Ushkowitz, American stage and television actress and singer

Jazmín Beccar Varela, Argentine actress

April 30 – Dianna Agron, American actress, singer and dancer



Poppy Delevingne


Emily VanCamp


Robert Pattinson


Megan Fox


Drew Roy


Tahj Mowry


Valentina Marchei


Mark Ballas


Will Peltz

May 1

Christian Benítez, Ecuadorian footballer (d. 2013)

Diego Valeri, Argentine footballer

Cassie Jaye, American actress and film director

May 2

Emily Hart, American actress and voice actress

Thomas McDonell, American actor, musician, and artist

May 3 – Poppy Delevingne, English model

May 5 – Grace Wong, Hong Kong actress and beauty pageant contestant

May 6

Tyler Hynes, Canadian actor and film maker

Sasheer Zamata, American actress and comedian

May 7 – Rianne ten Haken, Dutch model

May 8 – Laura Spencer, American actress

May 12

Jonathan Orozco, Mexican footballer

Emily VanCamp, Canadian actress

May 13

Lena Dunham, American actress and producer

Robert Pattinson, English actor and musician

Alexander Rybak, Norwegian singer and violinist

May 14

Alyosha, Ukrainian singer

Mey Chan, Indonesian singer

Camila Sodi, Mexican actress, singer and model

May 15 – Matías Fernández, Chilean footballer

May 16

Drew Roy, American actor

Jacob Zachar, American actor

Megan Fox, American actress and model

Shamcey Supsup, Filipino beauty pageant contestant

May 17

Amy Gumenick, Swedish actress

Tahj Mowry, American actor and singer

Erin Richards, Welsh actress, director and writer

May 19 – Eric Lloyd, American actor, comedian, musician and producer

May 20

Dexter Blackstock, English footballer

Louisa Krause, American actress

May 21

Ricardo Lockette, American football player

Mario Mandžukić, Croatian footballer

May 22

Julian Edelman, American football player

Molly Ephraim, American actress

Tatiana Volosozhar, Ukrainian-born Russian figure skater

May 23

Nico Colaluca, American footballer

Ryan Coogler, American film director, producer, and screenwriter

Valentina Marchei, Italian figure skater

Jordan Zimmermann, American baseball player

May 24 – Mark Ballas, American dancer, actor, and musician

May 25 – Juri Ueno, Japanese actress

May 26 – Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey, Spanish actress and model

May 27 – Timo Descamps, Belgian actor and singer

May 28

Joseph Cross, American actor

Charles N'Zogbia, French footballer

Britt McHenry, American sports reporter

Seth Rollins, American professional wrestler

May 29

Hornswoggle, American professional wrestler and actor

Eleazar Gómez, Mexican actor

Jaslene Gonzalez, Puerto Rican fashion model

May 30

Will Peltz, American actor

Pasha Parfeni, Moldovan singer

May 31

Brooke Castile, American figure skater

Robert Gesink, Dutch cyclist

Sopho Khalvashi, Georgian musician

Melissa McIntyre, Canadian actress



Dayana Mendoza


Rafael Nadal


Oona Chaplin


Shia LaBeouf


DJ Snake


Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen


Richard Madden


Meaghan Rath


Solange Knowles


Drake Bell


Sam Claflin

June 1

Ricardo Abarca, Mexican actor and singer

Moses Ndiema Masai, Kenyan runner

Dayana Mendoza, Venezuelan model and beauty queen

Chinedu Obasi, Nigerian footballer

Skream, British DJ and producer

Ben Smith, New Zealand rugby player

Alessio Puccio, Italian voice actor

June 2

Todd Carney, Australian rugby player

Curtis Lofton, American football player

June 3

Al Horford, Dominican basketball player

Brenden Jefferson, American actor

Alexandros Karageorgiou, Greek archer

Micah Kogo, Kenyan runner

Rafael Nadal, Spanish tennis player

Josh Segarra, American actor

Adrián Vallés, Spanish race car driver

Tomáš Verner, Czech Republic ice skater

June 4

Oona Chaplin, Spanish-English actress and dancer

Fahriye Evcen, German-Turkish actress

Shane Kippel, Canadian actor

Shelly Woods, British wheelchair racer

Yoochun, South Korean musician and actor

June 5

Christian Baracat, German rugby player

Dave Bolland, Canadian ice hockey player

Amanda Crew, Canadian actress

Vernon Gholston, American football player

June 6

Justin Allgaier, American race car driver

Kim Hyun-joong, South Korean actor, model and singer

Junichi Tazawa, Japanese-American baseball player

Leslie Carter, American pop singer (d. 2012)

June 9 – Adamo Ruggiero, Canadian actor

June 10

Hajime Hosogai, Japanese footballer

Joey Zimmerman, American actor and musician

June 11 – Shia LaBeouf, American actor, performance artist, and filmmaker

June 12

Benjamin Schmideg, Australian actor

Cintia Dicker, Brazilian model

Jessica Keenan Wynn, American actress

Luke Youngblood, British actor

Mario Casas, Spanish actor

June 13

Kat Dennings, American actress

DJ Snake, French DJ and producer

Keisuke Honda, Japanese football player

Ashley Olsen, American actress

Mary-Kate Olsen, American actress

Måns Zelmerlöw, Swedish pop singer and television presenter

June 14 – Haley Hudson, American actress

June 15 – Momoko Ueda, Japanese golfer

June 16 – Fernando Muslera, Uruguayan footballer

June 17

Marie Avgeropoulos, Canadian actress and model

Lisa Haydon, Indian actress

June 18

Richard Gasquet, French tennis player

Richard Madden, British actor

Shusaku Nishikawa, Japanese footballer

Meaghan Rath, Canadian film and television actress

Crystal Renn, American model and author

June 19

Nazareno Casero, Argentinian actor

Erin Mackey, American actress and singer

Marvin Williams, American basketball player

June 20 – Dreama Walker, American actress

June 21 – Cheick Tioté, Ivorian footballer (d. 2017)

June 23

Marti Malloy, American judoka

Simon Špilak, Slovenian road bicycle racer

Colin Ryan, English actor

June 24

Stuart Broad, English cricketer

Phil Hughes, American baseball player

Solange Knowles, American actress and singer

Bojana Stamenov, Serbian singer

June 25

Gabriele Grunewald, American track-and-field athlete (d. 2019)

Lee Ho-suk, South Korean short-track skater

Ace Mahbaz, Iranian actor and writer

June 26

Mohd Farizal Marlias, Malaysian footballer

Brittney Karbowski, American voice actress

Angelina Pivarnick, American television personality, model, and singer

June 27

Drake Bell, American actor, voice actor, singer, songwriter, and musician

Sam Claflin, British actor

Kristal Uzelac, American artistic gymnast

June 28

Suzuko Mimori, Japanese voice actress and singer

Kellie Pickler, American singer

Shadia Simmons, Canadian actress

Maya Stojan, Swiss actress

June 29

Christopher Egan, Australian actor

Mohd Farizal Marlias, Malaysian footballer

Edward Maya, Romanian musician

June 30

Alicia Fox, American professional wrestler and model

Azat Nurgaliev, Kazakh footballer



Lindsay Lohan


Kiely Williams


Peta Murgatroyd


Taryn Southern


Brando Eaton


Megan Park




Nolan Gerard Funk

July 1

Saw Yi Khy, Malaysian swimmer

Ekaterina Malysheva, Russian designer and filmmaker

July 2

Lindsay Lohan, American actress, singer-songwriter, businesswoman, fashion designer, and film producer

Bruno Rezende, Brazilian volleyball player

July 3 – Felixia Yeap, Malaysian model

July 4

Jaclyn Betham, American actress and ballet dancer

Takahisa Masuda, Japanese actor and singer

July 5 – Ashkan Dejagah, Iranian footballer

July 6

Leon Frierson, American actor and comedian

Derrick Williams, American football player

July 7

Wan Azraie, Malaysian footballer

Sevyn Streeter, American singer

July 8

Renata Costa, Brazilian footballer

Jake McDorman, American film and television actor

July 9

Brandon Uranowitz, American actor

Kiely Williams, American actress and singer

July 10

Shintaro Yamada, Japanese fashion model, actor and singer

Wyatt Russell, American actor

Tom Richards, English squash player

July 11 – Raúl García, Spanish footballer

July 12

360, Australian rapper

Krystal Forscutt, Australian reality TV star

JP Pietersen, South African rugby player

July 13 – Stanley Weber, French actor and theatre director

July 14

Sanam Baloch, Pakistani VJ, actress and anchor

Peta Murgatroyd, New Zealand-born Australian dancer

Dan Smith, British singer

July 15 – Mishael Morgan, Canadian actress

July 17

Dana, Korean singer, dancer and actress

Brando Eaton, American actor

July 18

James Sorensen, Australian model and actor

Mustapha Jarju, Gambian footballer

Travis Milne, Canadian actor

July 19 – Jinder Mahal, Canadian professional wrestler

July 20 – Osric Chau, Canadian actor and martial artist

July 21

Livia Brito, Cuban-Mexican actress and model

Maycon Carvalho Inez, Brazilian football player

Diane Guerrero, American actress

July 22 – Zeus, Motswana hip-hop artist, MC and businessman

July 23

Aya Uchida, Japanese voice actress

Ayaka Komatsu, Japanese actress, model and gravure idol

July 24

Vugar Gashimov, Azerbaijani chess grandmaster (d. 2014)

Megan Park, Canadian actress and singer

Natalie Tran, Australian comedian

July 25 – Hulk, Brazilian footballer

July 26

Saphira Indah, Indonesian actress (d. 2019)

Monica Raymund, American actress

July 27 – Nathan Stephenson, Canadian actor

July 28

Alexandra Chando, American actress

Nolan Gerard Funk, Canadian actor and singer

July 30

Jung Chul-woon, South Korean football player

Danielle Keaton, American actress

July 31 – Evgeni Malkin, Russian hockey player



Peyton List


Usain Bolt


Sebastian Kurz


Armie Hammer


Lea Michele


Ryan Kelley

August 3

Charlotte Casiraghi, Monegasque heiress, royal and socialite

Andrew McFarlane, American actor

Prince Louis of Luxembourg, Prince of Luxembourg

August 4 – Oleg Ivanov, Russian footballer

August 5

Paula Creamer, American golfer

Kyoko Oshima, Japanese artistic gymnast

August 6 – Bryan Young, Canadian ice hockey player

August 7

Altaír Jarabo, Mexican actress and model

Paul Biedermann, German swimmer

Nancy Sumari, Tanzanian beauty queen and model

Keahu Kahuanui, American actor

August 8

Jackie Cruz, Dominican-American actress

Peyton List, American actress

August 11

Kaori Fukuhara, Japanese voice actress

Colby Rasmus, American baseball player

August 14 – Nigel Boogaard, Australian footballer

August 15 – Natalia Keery-Fisher, English singer-songwriter

August 16

Yu Darvish, Japanese baseball player

Shawn Pyfrom, American actor

August 17

Graham Bensinger, American journalist

Bryton James, American actor

Tobias Schönenberg, German actor and photo model

August 19 – Christina Perri, American pop and rock musician

August 20 – Ryo Katsuji, Japanese actor and voice actor

August 21

Usain Bolt, Jamaican sprinter

Kiami Davael, American actress

Brooks Wheelan, American actor, comedian and writer

August 22

Keiko Kitagawa, Japanese actress

Benjamin Satterley, Professional wrestler

August 25 – Andra, Romanian singer

August 26 – Big K.R.I.T., American rapper

August 27 – Sebastian Kurz, Austrian politician, 25th Chancellor of Austria

August 28

Armie Hammer, American actor

Gilad Shalit, Israeli soldier/hostage

Florence Welch, British singer

August 29

Lea Michele, American actress, singer, and author

Lauren Collins, Canadian actress and writer

August 30

Theo Hutchcraft, British pop musician

Ryan Ross, American guitarist

August 31

Ryan Kelley, American actor

Melanie Schlanger, Australian freestyle swimmer

Feng Tianwei, Singaporean table tennis player



Shaun White


Alfie Allen


Emmy Rossum


Kyla Pratt


Aldis Hodge


Kaylee DeFer


Andrés Guardado


Lo Bosworth

September 1

Sidney Rice, former American football player

Jean Sarkozy, French politician

September 2

Moses Ndiema Kipsiro, Ugandan middle-distance runner

Stevan Faddy, Montenegrin singer

September 3

OMI, Jamaican-born singer

Shaun White, American professional snowboarder

September 4

Jaclyn Hales, American actress

Xavier Woods, American professional wrestler

September 7 – Charlie Daniels, English footballer

September 8

Leah LaBelle, American R&B singer (d. 2018)

Jake Sandvig, American actor

September 9 – José Aldo, Brazilian mixed martial artist

September 10

Greg Garbowsky, American musician

Ryuji Kamiyama, Japanese vocalist and actor

Sarah Levy, Canadian actress

September 12

Alfie Allen, English actor

Yuto Nagatomo, Japanese footballer

Emmy Rossum, American actress and singer

Yang Mi, Chinese actress and singer

September 13 – Kamui Kobayashi, Japanese professional racing driver

September 14

Ai Takahashi, Japanese singer

A. J. Trauth, American actor and musician

Tinchy Stryder, Ghanaian musician

September 15

Jenna McCorkell, British figure skater

Heidi Montag, American television personality

September 16

Gordon Beckham, American baseball player

Ian Harding, American actor

Kyla Pratt, American actress and musician

Nikko Jenkins, American spree killer

September 18

Danielle Jonas, American reality television personality

Keeley Hazell, British model

Renaud Lavillenie, French pole vaulter

September 19

Mandy Musgrave, American actress

Ilya Salmanzadeh, Swedish music producer

Peter Vack, American actor, writer, director and producer

Carrie Finlay, Canadian actress

September 20

Aldis Hodge, American actor

Diego Sinagra, Italian footballer

September 21 – Lindsey Stirling, American violinist, dancer, performance artist, and composer

September 23 – Kaylee DeFer, American actress

September 24

Leah Dizon, American singer and model

Eloise Mumford, American actress

September 25 – Steve Forrest, American drummer

September 26

Sarah Freeman, American actress

Ashley Leggat, Canadian actress

September 27 – Natasha Thomas, Danish singer and songwriter

September 28 – Andrés Guardado, Mexican footballer

September 29 − Lo Bosworth, American television personality, author and entrepreneur

September 30

Cristián Zapata, Colombian footballer

Olivier Giroud, French footballer

Ki Hong Lee, South Korean actor



Jurnee Smollett-Bell


Camilla Belle


Holland Roden


Tyler Blackburn


Iveta Mukuchyan


Franco Armani


Emilia Clarke




Italia Ricci

October 1

Sayaka Kanda, Japanese actress and singer

Jurnee Smollett-Bell, American actress

October 2

Tom Hudson, British actor

Kiko Casilla, Spanish footballer

Camilla Belle, Brazilian-American actress, director, writer and producer

October 3 – Joonas Suotamo, Finnish basketball player and actor

October 5 – Novica Veličković, Serbian basketball player

October 6

Luisa D'Oliveira, Canadian actress

Tereza Kerndlová, Czech singer

Olivia Thirlby, American actress

October 7

Bree Olson, American former pornographic actress

Holland Roden, American actress

Amber Stevens West, American actress and model

October 9 – Laure Manaudou, French swimmer

October 10

Lucy Griffiths, British actress

Nathan Jawai, Australian basketball player

October 12 – Tyler Blackburn, American actor, singer and model

October 13

Gabriel Agbonlahor, English footballer

Raquel Lee, American actress

Julia McIlvaine, American character actress

October 14

Wesley Matthews, American basketball player

Iveta Mukuchyan, Armenian singer, model and actress

Skyler Shaye, American actress

October 15

Ali Fazal, Indian actor

Paul Walter Hauser, American actor

Lee Donghae, Korean singer

October 16

Franco Armani, Argentine footballer

Craig Pickering, British sprinter

Inna, Romanian singer

October 17 – Mohombi, Congolese urban singer-songwriter and dancer

October 18 – Loukas Giorkas, Greek-Cypriot singer and model

October 20 – Elyse Taylor, Australian model

October 21

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Russian-American terrorist (d. 2013)

Christopher von Uckermann, Mexican-Swedish singer, songwriter and actor

October 22

Kyle Gallner, American actor

Kara Lang, Canadian footballer

October 23

Emilia Clarke, British actress

Jessica Stroup, American actress and fashion model

October 24

Drake, Canadian actor and hip-hop rapper

Nobuhiko Okamoto, Japanese voice actor and singer

John Ruddy, English footballer

October 25 – Chiquito Felipe do Carmo, East Timorese football player

October 27

Erica Dasher, American actress

Inbar Lavi, Israeli actress

October 28 – Tamar Kaprelian, Armenian-American musician and singer

October 29

Italia Ricci, Canadian actress

Derek Theler, American actor

October 30 – Thomas Morgenstern, Austrian Olympic ski jumper

October 31 – Brent Corrigan, American porn actor and director



Penn Badgley


Alexz Johnson


Josh Peck


Rafael de la Fuente


Cory Michael Smith


Ashley Fink


Katie Cassidy

November 1 – Penn Badgley, American actor and musician

November 3

Jasmine Trias, Filipino singer

Heo Young-Saeng, South Korean singer

November 4

Alexz Johnson, Canadian actress and singer

Angelica Panganiban, Filipino-American actress and comedian

November 5

Kasper Schmeichel, Danish footballer

Nodiko Tatishvili, Georgian singer

November 6

Katie Leclerc, American actress

Adam Saunders, Australian actor

November 7 – James Ferraro, American musician and contemporary artist

November 8

Jamie Roberts, Welsh rugby union player

Aaron Swartz, American programmer (d. 2013)

November 10

Josh Peck, American actor and director

Samuel Wanjiru, Kenyan athlete (d. 2011)

November 11

François Trinh-Duc, French rugby player

Greta Salóme, Icelandic singer and violinist

Radhika Kumaraswamy, Indian actress

Rafael de la Fuente, Venezuelan actor and singer

November 12 – Evan Yo, Taiwanese singer-songwriter

November 14

Cory Michael Smith, American actor

Yuna, Malaysian singer, songwriter, and businesswoman

November 15

Sania Mirza, Indian tennis player

Coye Francies, American football player

November 16 – Omar Mateen, American mass murderer (d. 2016)

November 17

Karmichael Hunt, Australian NRL player

Nani, Cape Verde-born Portuguese footballer

Alexis Vastine, French boxer (d. 2015)

November 18

Joseph Ashton, American actor and voice actor

Ragne Veensalu, Estonian actress

November 19 – Veronica Scott, American fashion designer

November 19 – Stefan Wisniewski, Test Analyst

November 20

Ashley Fink, American actress and singer

Lee Gye-deok, South Korean singer and activist

Oliver Sykes, English musician and vocalist of Bring Me the Horizon

November 21 – Sam Palladio, British actor and musician

November 22

Oscar Pistorius, South African Paralympic runner

Sebastián Zurita, Mexican actor

November 23 – Alejandro Alfaro, Spanish footballer

November 24

Jimmy Graham, American football player

Pedro León, Spanish soccer player

Mohamed Massaquoi, American football player

Guðmundur Pétursson, Icelandic soccer player

Micaela Vázquez, Argentine actress

November 25 – Katie Cassidy, American singer and model

November 26

Kanae Ito, Japanese voice actress

Trevor Morgan, American actor

November 27 – Suresh Raina, Indian cricket player

November 28

Hannah Fry, British complex systems theorist, public speaker and TV presenter

Pamela Bianca Manalo, Filipina beauty queen and actress

Johnny Simmons, American actor

Helen Wood, British television personality

November 30 – Jordan Farmar, American basketball player



DeSean Jackson


Ana Brenda Contreras


Kit Harington


Ellie Goulding

December 1 – DeSean Jackson, American football player

December 2 – Edson Décimo Alves Araújo, Brazilian footballer (d. 2014)

December 4 – Martell Webster, American basketball player

December 7 – Corey Vidal, Canadian online video content provider and digital media consultant

December 8

Amir Khan, British boxer

Kate Voegele, American singer-songwriter and actress

December 11

Alex House, Canadian actor

Lee Peltier, English footballer

Condola Rashād, American actress

December 15

Radosław Majewski, Polish footballer

Xiah, Korean singer

December 17

Emma Bell, American actress

Vanessa Zima, American actress

December 18 – Jery Sandoval, Colombian actress, model and singer

December 19

Calvin Andrew, English footballer

Ryan Babel, Dutch footballer

Ingrid Burley, American rapper and songwriter

December 22 – Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, Nigerian terrorist

December 23 – Noël Wells, American actress and comedian

December 24

Ana Brenda Contreras, Mexican actress and singer

Tim Elliott, American mixed martial artist

Satomi Ishihara, Japanese actress

December 26

Mew Azama, Japanese actress

Kit Harington, British actor

December 27 – Jamaal Charles, American football player

December 29 – Kim Ok-bin, South Korean actress and model

December 30

Ellie Goulding, British singer

Faye Marsay, British actress

Max Walker, Canadian actor




Christopher Isherwood


Phil Lynott


Una Merkel


Jaroslav Seifert


Donna Reed


Gordon MacRae


STS-51-L crew

January 4

Giuseppe Addobbati, Italian actor (b. 1909)

Christopher Isherwood, English writer (b. 1904)

Phil Lynott, Irish musician, lead singer and bassist (Thin Lizzy) (b. 1949)

January 5

Sir John Barlow, 2nd Baronet, British politician (b. 1898)

Ilmari Salminen, Finnish Olympic athlete (b. 1902)

January 6 – Una Merkel, American actress (b. 1903)

January 7 – Juan Rulfo, Mexican writer (b. 1917)

January 8 – Maria L. de Hernández, Mexican-born American rights activist (b. 1896)

January 10 – Jaroslav Seifert, Czech writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1901)

January 12 – Juan Carlos Corazzo, Uruguayan football player (b. 1907)

January 13 – Abdul Fattah Ismail, Leader of the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (South Yemen) (b. 1939)

January 14

Donna Reed, American actress (b. 1921)

Juan Manuel Rozas, Spanish writer (b. 1936)

January 16 – Herbert W. Armstrong, founded the Worldwide Church of God (b. 1892)

January 17 – Abdul Majid Kubar, 4th Prime Minister of Libya (b. 1909)

January 23 – Willard Van Dyke, American filmmaker and photographer (b. 1906)

January 24

Victor Crutchley, British admiral (b. 1893)

L. Ron Hubbard, American writer and founder of Scientology (b. 1911)

Gordon MacRae, American actor and singer (b. 1921)

January 27

Nikhil Banerjee, Indian classical sitarist (b. 1931)

Lilli Palmer, German actress (b. 1914)

January 28 – In the Challenger disaster:

Gregory Jarvis, American astronaut (b. 1944)

Christa McAuliffe, American astronaut and teacher (b. 1948)

Ronald McNair, American astronaut (b. 1950)

Ellison Onizuka, American astronaut (b. 1946)

Judith Resnik, American astronaut (b. 1949)

Dick Scobee, American astronaut (b. 1939)

Michael J. Smith, American astronaut (b. 1945)

January 29 – Leif Erickson, American actor (b. 1911)



Frank Herbert


Jiddu Krishnamurti


Paul Stewart


Jacques Plante


Olof Palme

February 1

Alva Myrdal, Swedish politician, diplomat, and writer, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1902)

Ida Rhodes, American mathematician, pioneer in computer programming (b. 1900)

February 6 – Frederick Coutts, the 8th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1899)

February 7

Minoru Yamasaki, Japanese architect, designed the twin towers of the World Trade Center (b. 1912)

Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegalese historian, anthropologist, physicist, and politician (b. 1923)

February 8 – Sarah Isabella McElligott, New Zealand cook and fruit-stall holder (b. 1883)

February 10 – Brian Aherne, British actor (b. 1902)

February 11

Frank Herbert, American author (b. 1920)

Evelio Javier, Filipino politician, lawyer and civil servant (b. 1942)

February 13 – Guang Qin, Chinese Buddhist monk and teacher (b. 1892)

February 14 – Edmund Rubbra, British composer (b. 1901)

February 16 – Howard Da Silva, American actor (b. 1909)

February 17

Jiddu Krishnamurti, Indian philosopher (b. 1895)

Red Ruffing, American baseball player (New York Yankees) and member of the MLB Hall of Fame (b. 1905)

Paul Stewart, American actor (b. 1908)

February 19 – Francisco Mignone, Brazilian classical music (b. 1897)

February 20 – Bert Schneider, Canadian boxer (b. 1897)

February 21

Helen Hooven Santmyer, American writer (b. 1895)

Mart Stam, Dutch architect (b. 1899)

February 24 – Tommy Douglas, Canadian politician and "Father of medicare" in Canada (b. 1904)

February 27 – Jacques Plante, Canadian hockey player (b. 1929)

February 28

Olof Palme, Swedish politician, 26th Prime Minister of Sweden (b. 1927)

Thomas Williams, British politician (b. 1915)



Georgia O'Keeffe


Ray Milland


James Cagney

March 2 – Cesare Polacco, Italian actor (b. 1900)

March 4

Richard Manuel, Canadian musician (The Band) (b. 1943)

Howard Greenfield, American songwriter (b. 1936)

March 6

Adolph Caesar, American actor (b. 1933)

Georgia O'Keeffe, American artist (b. 1887)

Lewis Valentine, Welsh politician (b. 1893)

March 10

Myron Cohen, American comedian (b. 1902)

Ray Milland, Welsh-American actor and director (b. 1907)

March 13 – José Vieira Alvernaz, Portuguese Roman Catholic prelate (b. 1898)

March 15 – Miguel Darío Miranda y Gómez, Mexican Roman Catholic archbishop and cardinal (b. 1895)

March 17 – John Bagot Glubb, British soldier (b. 1897)

March 18 – Bernard Malamud, American writer (b. 1914)

March 19 – Jon Lormer, American actor (b. 1906)

March 22

Charles Starrett, American actor (b. 1903)

Harriette Simpson Arnow, American novelist (b. 1908)

Martin Harlinghausen, German air force general (b. 1902)

March 23

Moshe Feinstein, Orthodox rabbi (b. 1895)

Anastasia Zuyeva, Soviet actress (b. 1896)

March 24

Michael, Prince of Montenegro (b. 1908)

Krzysztof Mikołaj Radziwiłł, Polish translator and politician (b. 1898)

March 28 – Virginia Gilmore, American actress (b. 1919)

March 29 – Harry Ritz, American actor (b. 1907)

March 30 – James Cagney, American actor (b. 1899)

March 31

Jerry Paris, American actor and director (b. 1925)

O'Kelly Isley, American singer of The Isley Brothers (b. 1937)



Yukiko Okada


Simone de Beauvoir


Mircea Eliade


Harold Arlen


Broderick Crawford

April 3 – Sir Peter Pears, English tenor (b. 1910)

April 7 – Leonid Kantorovich, Russian economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1912)

April 8 – Yukiko Okada, Japanese idol singer (b. 1967)

April 13 – Stephen Stucker, American actor (b. 1947)

April 14

Jole Bovio Marconi, Italian archaeologist and prehistorian (b. 1897)

Simone de Beauvoir, French feminist writer (b. 1908)

April 15

Jean Genet, French writer (b. 1910)

Tim McIntire, American actor (b. 1944)

April 17

Paul Costello, American Olympic rower – double sculls (b. 1894)

Marcel Dassault, French aircraft industrialist (b. 1892)

Bessie Head, South African writer (b. 1937)

Carl Lee, American actor (b. 1926)

April 19

Aileen Britton, Australian actress (b. 1916)

Alvin Childress, American actor (b. 1907)

April 20 – Aleksei Arbuzov, Soviet playwright (b. 1908)

April 21 – Salah Jahin, Egyptian poet, lyricist, playwright and cartoonist (b. 1930)

April 22 – Mircea Eliade, Romanian historian of religions and writer (b. 1907)

April 23

Harold Arlen, American music composer (b. 1905)

Jim Laker, English cricketer (b. 1922)

Otto Preminger, Austrian-born film director (b. 1905)

April 24 – The Duchess of Windsor (b. 1896)

April 26

Broderick Crawford, American actor (b. 1911)

Bessie Love, American actress (b. 1898)

Lou van Burg, Dutch television personality and game show host (b. 1917)

Dechko Uzunov, Bulgarian painter (b. 1899)

Hermann Gmeiner, Austrian educator (b. 1919)

Valery Khodemchuk, Soviet engineer, working at Chernobyl reactor 4 (b. 1951)

April 27 – J. Allen Hynek, American ufologist (b. 1910)

April 29 – Gilbert Baker, British Anglican bishop and missionary (b. 1910)

April 30 – Robert Stevenson, English film director (b. 1905)



Robert Alda


Herma Szabo


Elisabeth Bergner


Elio de Angelis


Lurene Tuttle

May 1 – Hylda Baker, English comedy actress (b. 1905)

May 2 – Henri Toivonen, Finnish rally car driver (b. 1956)

May 3 – Robert Alda, American actor (b. 1914)

May 7 – Herma Szabo, Austrian figure skater (b. 1902)

May 9

Herschel Bernardi, American actor (b. 1923)

Tenzing Norgay, Nepalese sherpa (b. 1914)

May 11

Henry Plumer McIlhenny, American art collector, socialite, philanthropist and the chairman of the Philadelphia Art Museum (b. 1910)

Fritz Pollard, American football player and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (b. 1894)

Vladimir Pravik, Soviet firefighter (b. 1962)

May 12

Elisabeth Bergner, Austrian actress (b. 1897)

Alicia Moreau de Justo, Argentine physician, politician, pacifist and human rights activist (b. 1885)

May 13 – Peadar O'Donnell, Irish political activist and writer (b. 1893)

May 14

Janne Aikala, Finnish murder victim (b. 1975)

William Lindsay, British actor (b. 1945)

May 15

Elio de Angelis, Italian race car driver (b. 1958)

Theodore White, American writer (b. 1915)

May 19 – Jimmy Lyons, American musician (b. 1931)

May 20 – Helen B. Taussig, American cardiologist (b. 1898)

May 23

Sterling Hayden, American actor (b. 1916)

Altiero Spinelli, Italian political theorist and European federalist (b. 1907)

May 24

Yakima Canutt, American actor and stuntman (b. 1895)

Robert Holmes, British scriptwriter (b. 1926)

May 25 – Chester Bowles, American politician (b. 1901)

May 26 – Gian-Carlo Coppola, American film producer (b. 1963)

May 27

Ajoy Mukherjee, Indian politician, Chief Minister of West Bengal (b. 1901)

Chris Anderson, Scottish footballer, educator and football administrator (b. 1925)

May 28

Lurene Tuttle, American character actress (b. 1907)

Don MacLaughlin, American actor (b. 1906)

May 29 – José Luis Carreño, Spanish Roman Catholic priest and missionary (b. 1905)

May 30 – Perry Ellis, American fashion designer (b. 1940)

May 31

Jane Frank, American artist (b. 1918)

James Rainwater, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1917)



Benny Goodman


Kate Smith


Hilda Conkling


Mary Anderson


Guan Zilan

June 3 – Dame Anna Neagle, English actress (b. 1904)

June 4 – Paul Stevens, American actor (b. 1921)

June 5 – Bryan Grant, American tennis champion (b. 1909)

June 5 – Bruce Nickell

June 6

William Joynt, Australian officer and farm labourer (b. 1889)

Tony Wright, English actor (b. 1925)

June 11 – Chesley Bonestell, American painter (b. 1888)

June 11 – Susan Snow (b. 1946)

June 13

Benny Goodman, American jazz musician (b. 1909)

Ulla Strömstedt, Swedish actress (b. 1939)

June 14

Alan Jay Lerner, American lyricist (b. 1918)

Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine writer (b. 1899)

Marlin Perkins, American zoologist (b. 1905)

June 15 – Walter V. Schaefer, American jurist and educator (b. 1904)

June 16 – Maurice Duruflé, French composer (b. 1902)

June 17

Anahareo, Canadian writer (b. 1906)

Kate Smith, American singer (b. 1907)

June 18

Richard Abbott, Belgian-born American actor (b. 1899)

Frances Scott Fitzgerald, daughter of F. Scott and Zelda (Sayre) Fitzgerald (b. 1921)

June 19

Len Bias, American basketball player (b. 1963)

Coluche, stage name of Michel Colucci, French comedian and humorist (b. 1944)

June 21 – Assi Rahbani, Lebanese composer, musician, conductor and author (b. 1923)

June 23

Sir Moses Finley, British classicist (b. 1912)

Nigel Stock, English actor (b. 1919)

June 26

Hilda Conkling, American child poet (b. 1910)

Gong Zutong, Chinese optical physicist (b. 1904)

Kunio Maekawa, Japanese architect (b. 1905)

June 27 – Don Rogers, American football player (b. 1962)

June 28 – Mary Anderson, American actress (b. 1897)

June 29

Jack Christiansen, American football player (Detroit Lions) and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (b. 1928)

Robert Drivas, American actor (b. 1938)

June 30 – Guan Zilan, Chinese avant-garde painter (b. 1903)



Oscar Zariski


Hyman G. Rickover


Stanley Rous


Fritz Albert Lipmann


Chiune Sugihara

July 3 – Rudy Vallée, American singer, actor, and bandleader (b. 1901)

July 4 – Oscar Zariski, Russian mathematician (b. 1899)

July 6 – Jagjivan Ram, Indian politician (b. 1908)

July 8

Hyman G. Rickover, American admiral (b. 1900)

Skeeter Webb, baseball player (b. 1909)

July 10 – Jody Lawrance, American actress (b. 1930)

July 12 – Wacław Kisielewski, Polish pianist (b. 1943)

July 13 – Patriarch Nicholas VI of Alexandria (b. 1913)

July 14

Raymond Loewy, French-born industrial designer (b. 1893)

Joseph Vogt, German classical historian (b. 1895)

July 15

Florence Halop, American actress (b. 1923)

Billy Haughton, American harness driver and trainer (b. 1923)

July 16

Raymond Holton, Australian coal miner (b. 1949), killed in mine explosion

July 18

Buddy Baer, American boxer and actor (b. 1915)

Stanley Rous, English administrator, 6th President of FIFA (b. 1895)

July 19

Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (b. 1902)

Harold D. Schuster, American editor and film director (b. 1902)

July 20 – Helen Craig, American actress (b. 1912)

July 21 – Ernest Maas, American screenwriter (b. 1892)

July 22

Ede Staal, Dutch singer-songwriter (b. 1941)

Floyd Gottfredson, American cartoonist, primarily known for the Mickey Mouse comic strip (b. 1905)

July 24

Fritz Albert Lipmann, American biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1899)

Laurie Nash, Australian sportsman (b. 1910)

Yoshiyuki Tsuruta, Japanese Olympic swimmer (b. 1903)

July 25

Ted Lyons, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox) and member of the MLB Hall of Fame (b. 1900)

Vincente Minnelli, American film director (b. 1903)

July 26 – W. Averell Harriman, American diplomat and politician (b. 1891)

July 27 – Osbert Lancaster, British cartoonist (b. 1908)

July 31

Patriarch Iustin of Romania (b. 1910)

Diana King, British actress (b. 1918)

Teddy Wilson, American jazz pianist (b. 1912)

Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat and humanitarian who saved Jewish WWII refugees (b. 1900)



Ted Knight


Celâl Bayar


Urho Kekkonen


Jorge Alessandri

August 1 – Ignatius Joseph Kasimo Hendrowahyono, Indonesian politician (b. 1900)

August 2

Renato Leduc, Mexican poet and journalist (b. 1897)

Vsevolod Bazhenov, Soviet painter (b. 1909)

Roy Cohn, American lawyer (b. 1927)

August 4 – Willem Ruis, Dutch game show host (b. 1945)

August 10 – Chuck McKinley, American tennis champion (b. 1941)

August 13 – Pius Anthony Benincasa, American Roman Catholic bishop (b. 1913)

August 15 – Felix Tikotin, architect and art collector (b. 1893)

August 16 – Jaime Sáenz, Bolivian poet, novelist, and short story writer (b. 1921)

August 19

Hermione Baddeley, British actress (b. 1906)

Charles Radoff, Russian painter (b. 1894)

August 20

Austin Warren, American literary critic, author, and professor of English (b. 1899)

Milton Acorn, Canadian poet, writer, and playwright (b. 1923)

August 21 – Thad Jones, American jazz musician (b. 1923)

August 22 – Celâl Bayar, Turkish politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Turkey and President of Turkey (b. 1883)

August 23

Mikhail Kuznetsov, Soviet actor (b. 1918)

Herman H. Hanneken, United States Marine Corps officer (b. 1893)

August 26 – Ted Knight, American actor (b. 1923)

August 27 – George Nepia, New Zealand Maori rugby player (b. 1905)

August 29 – Arthur Meyerhoff, American advertising agency executive and entrepreneur (b. 1895)

August 30 – George Pelawa, American ice hockey star Minnesota Mr. Hockey (b. 1968)

August 31

Henry Moore, British sculptor (b. 1898)

Urho Kekkonen, Finnish politician, 21st Prime Minister of Finland and 8th President of Finland (b. 1900)

Jorge Alessandri, Chilean engineer, entrepreneur and politician, 27th President of Chile (b. 1896)



Hank Greenberg


Nikolay Semyonov


Cliff Burton

September 1

Earl B. Dickerson, prominent African American attorney (b. 1891)

Murray Hamilton, American actor (b

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