Born in 1967

Jan 1 Derrick Thomas an American football linebacker and defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He played his entire 11-year career for the Chiefs after being drafted fourth overall in the 1989 NFL Draft. Thomas, part of the class of 2009 entering the Pro Football Hall of Fame, was a premier football player throughout the 1990s and is considered one of the best pass rushers of all time. In 1990 against the Seattle Seahawks, he set an NFL record with seven sacks in a single game. On February 8, 2000, Thomas died from a massive blood clot that developed in his paralyzed lower extremities and traveled to his lungs. His paralysis was the result of severe injuries sustained in a car accident weeks earlier
Jan 1 Spencer Tunick an American photographer best known for organizing large-scale nude shoots. Since 1994 he has photographed over 75 human installations around the world
Jan 1 Sharon Small a Scottish actress acclaimed for her dramatic work in film, radio, theatre, and television. Her best-known TV role is that of Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers in the BBC television adaptation of the Inspector Lynley Mysteries by Elizabeth George. She joined the cast of Law and Order: UK as DI Elizabeth Flynn during series 8
Jan 1 John Digweed an English DJ, record producer and actor.
Jan 1 Ihor Pavlyuk a Ukrainian writer and research worker. He is a winner of the People’s Taras Shevchenko Prize, Hryhorii Skovoroda prize, International Nikolai Gogol literary prize «Triumph», Winner of a 2013 English PEN Award and a Doctor of Social Communication
Jan 1 Juanma Bajo Ulloa a Spanish Basque film director.
Jan 1 Vasilis Lipiridis a retired Greek professional basketball player.
Jan 2 Robert Liberace an American realist artist. He attended the George Washington University from which he received both his bachelor of liberal arts and masters of fine arts degrees. There he was also a recipient of a Morris Louis scholarship
Jan 2 Francois Pienaar a retired South African rugby union player. He played flanker for South Africa from 1993 until 1996, winning 29 international caps, all of them as captain. He is best known for leading South Africa to victory in the 1995 Rugby World Cup. After being dropped from the Springbok team in 1996, Pienaar went on to a career with English club Saracens
Jan 2 Jón Gnarr an Icelandic actor, comedian, and politician who became the Mayor of Iceland's capital city Reykjavík on 15 June 2010, and stepped down on 16 June 2014. Born Jón Gunnar Kristinsson, Jón legally changed his middle name in 2005 to the way his mother pronounced it when he was a boy. He is married to Jóhanna Jóhannsdóttir with whom he has five children. He prefers to be addressed as Jón Gnarr as he does not wish to carry his father's name. Under national law overseen by the Icelandic Naming Committee, he has not been allowed to legally drop "Kristinsson" from his name as seen on his passport. His daughter, Margret, is a fitness model and IFBB competitor
Jan 2 Basile Boli a French former footballer and current television sports presenter.
Jan 2 Tia Carrere an American actress, model, voice artist, and singer who obtained her first big break as a regular on the daytime soap opera General Hospital.
Jan 3 Scotty Riggs an American professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearances with World Championship Wrestling from 1993 to 1999 under the ring name Scotty Riggs. Antol is also known for his appearances with Extreme Championship Wrestling in 2000-2001 as Scotty Anton
Jan 3 Tim Dog an American rapper from the Bronx, New York, who rose to prominence during the early 1990s with his debut LP Penicillin on Wax and the celebrated diss track "Fuck Compton." Tim had already appeared on songs with the Ultramagnetic MCs and went on to form a duo, Ultra with member Kool Keith. "Fuck Compton" appeared in XXL magazine's "Top 25 Diss Tracks of All Time" and earned Tim Dog critical acclaim from progressive hip-hop producer Blockhead, who said Tim Dog's "The Dog's Gonna Getcha" is "quite possibly the hardest song ever made." Nas shouts out Tim Dog on his track "Where Are They Now?" from his 2006 Album Hip Hop Is Dead, and, despite Tim Dog's beef with Dre, Eminem name-checked him on the track "Ricky Ticky Toc."
Jan 3 Gérald Mossé a jockey in thoroughbred horse racing. He began riding professionally in April 1983 and his success during his apprenticeship under Patrick-Louis Biancone led to an offer to ride for renowned trainer François Boutin and his stable of horses belonging to Jean-Luc Lagardère. Mossé went on to become one of his country's top jockeys, winning the 1990 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. In 1991, he rode Arazi to five straight wins in France then spent 1992 and part of 1993 racing in Hong Kong
Jan 3 Yuriy Sak a Ukrainian professional football coach and a former player. As of 2009, he works as an assistant coach with FC Zirka Kirovohrad. He made his professional debut in the Soviet Second League in 1985 for FC Torpedo Zaporizhia
Jan 3 Gintaras Kvitkauskas a retired Lithuania international footballer who played as a midfielder.
Jan 4 David Toms an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He has won a total of 13 events on the PGA Tour, including the 2001 PGA Championship. He was in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking for 175 weeks between 2001 and 2006. and ranked as high as fifth in 2002 and 2003
Jan 4 Igor Shuvalov a Russian lawyer and politician. As of May 2012 he serves as First Deputy Prime Minister in Dmitry Medvedev's Cabinet. Previously, he served in the same capacity in Vladimir Putin's Second Cabinet. As First Deputy Prime Minister, he is the most senior member of the cabinet besides the Prime Minister and is responsible for federal budget and economic policies
Jan 4 Bent Christensen Arensøe a Danish former professional football player who is the manager of the Danish national under-19 football team since 2013.
Jan 4 Johnny Nelson a former professional boxer from Sheffield, England. He was the WBO cruiserweight champion for over seven years, having successfully defended the title 13 times. Nelson also held the European and British cruiserweight titles. His fight record was 45 wins , 12 losses and two draws
Jan 4 Marina Orsini a Canadian actress of Italian background.
Jan 4 David Berman (musician) an American poet, cartoonist, and singer-songwriter best known for his work with indie-rock band the Silver Jews.
Jan 5 Arkadi Krasavin a Russian professional football coach and a former player. He played for the main squad of FC Dynamo Moscow in the USSR Federation Cup
Jan 5 Joe Flanigan an American television actor best known for his portrayal of the character Major/Lt. Colonel John Sheppard in Stargate Atlantis
Jan 6 A. R. Rahman an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician and philanthropist. Described as the world's most prominent and prolific film composer by Time, Rahman's works are noted for integrating Eastern classical music with electronic music, world music and traditional orchestral arrangements. Among his awards are two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, four National Film Awards, fifteen Filmfare Awards and thirteen Filmfare Awards South. Rahman's body of work for film and stage has given him the nickname of "the Mozart of Madras", and Tamil commentators and fans call him Isai Puyal. In 2009, Time included Rahman on its list of the world's most influential people. The UK-based world-music magazine Songlines named him one of "Tomorrow's World Music Icons" in August 2011
Jan 6 Satya Nadella an Indian-American business executive. He is the current Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft. He was appointed as CEO on 4 February 2014, succeeding Steve Ballmer. Before becoming CEO of Microsoft, he was Executive Vice President of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise group, responsible for building and running the company's Computing Platforms, Developer Tools and Cloud Computing Services
Jan 6 Larry Donald a professional heavyweight boxer, who competed for the United States at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
Jan 6 Fátima Báñez a Spanish politician, economist and jurist. Since December 2011, she has been the Minister of Employment and Social Security
Jan 7 Mark Lamarr an English comedian, radio DJ and television presenter. He hosted Never Mind the Buzzcocks from 1996 until 2005. He was a team captain on Shooting Stars from 1995 to 1997
Jan 7 Tim Donaghy a former professional basketball referee who worked in the National Basketball Association for 13 seasons, from 1994 to 2007. During his career in the NBA, Donaghy officiated in 772 regular season games and 20 playoff games. Donaghy resigned from the league on July 9, 2007 before reports of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for allegations that he bet on games that he officiated during his last two seasons and that he made calls affecting the point spread in those games. On August 15, 2007, Donaghy pleaded guilty to two federal charges related to the investigation. However, he could face more charges at the state level if it is determined that he deliberately miscalled individual games. Donaghy was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison on July 29, 2008. He served 11 months in a federal prison camp in Pensacola, Florida to spend the remainder of his sentence in a halfway house, but was sent back to prison in August for violating his release terms. He was released on November 4, 2009 after serving out his sentence
Jan 7 Guy Hebert a retired American professional ice hockey goaltender. He is a graduate of La Salle Institute in Troy and Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. Despite being an American, he used the French pronunciation of his first and last name. During his NHL career he played for the Louis Blues, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and New York Rangers
Jan 7 Irrfan Khan an Indian film actor known for his works predominantly in Bollywood. He is also known for his works in British Indian films, Hollywood ventures, and a Telugu film
Jan 7 Marina Trandenkova a Russian athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres.
Jan 7 Petri Matikainen a former Finnish ice hockey player and current coach.
Jan 7 Nick Clegg a British politician who since 2010 has been Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Lord President of the Council , as part of the coalition government headed by Prime Minister David Cameron. Clegg has been the leader of the Liberal Democrats since 2007, and a member of parliament representing Sheffield Hallam since 2005. Having attended the University of Cambridge, the University of Minnesota, and the College of Europe, he was previously a Member of the European Parliament and an award-winning journalist for the Financial Times
Jan 7 Viktor Derbunov a retired Russian professional football goalkeeper.
Jan 8 Tom Watson (politician) a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for West Bromwich East since 2001. Watson was a Parliamentary Secretary for the Cabinet Office from 2008 to 2009
Jan 8 Małgorzata Foremniak a Polish actress. She is starring in the Polish TV series Na dobre i na złe and has played the role of Ash in Avalon. She took part in Taniec z gwiazdami on TVN. She is now a judge in the Polish edition of Got Talent, called Mam talent!
Jan 8 Guilherme Fontes a cinema, stage and television actor and director.
Jan 8 Todd Lichti a retired American professional basketball player. At 6'4" and 205 lb he played at guard
Jan 8 R. Kelly an American singer-songwriter, record producer and rapper. A native of Chicago, Illinois, often referred to as the King of R&B, Kelly began performing during the late 1980s and debuted in 1992 with the group Public Announcement. In 1993, Kelly went solo with the album 12 Play. He is known for a collection of major hit singles including "Bump N' Grind", "Your Body's Callin'", "I Believe I Can Fly", "Gotham City", "Ignition ", "If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time", "The World's Greatest", "I'm a Flirt", and the hip-hopera "Trapped in the Closet". In 1998, Kelly won three Grammy Awards for "I Believe I Can Fly". His distinctive sound and style has influenced numerous hip hop and contemporary R&B artists
Jan 8 Steven Jacobs an Australian television presenter and actor.
Jan 8 Willie Anderson (basketball) a retired American professional basketball player.
Jan 8 Torsten Gowitzke a German football manager and former player.
Jan 9 Steve Harwell an American musician. He is the lead vocalist for the band Smash Mouth. Greg Camp formed Smash Mouth with Harwell, Kevin Coleman, and Paul De Lisle. Harwell was previously a rapper in F.O.S
Jan 9 Claudio Caniggia a former Argentine football player who played as forward or winger. Caniggia played 50 times for the Argentine national team. He appeared in three World Cups, and was a member of both rival clubs River Plate and Boca Juniors. Caniggia was known for his speed as a player and competed in Athletics before his football career, competing in athletic tournaments at the provincial level. running the 100 meters
Jan 9 Dave Matthews an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor, best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist for the Dave Matthews Band. He performs mainly with acoustic guitar and favors rhythm rather than solos in his playing. During the period from 2000 to 2010, his band, the Dave Matthews Band, sold more tickets and earned more money than any other act in North America
Jan 9 Gary Teichmann a retired Rhodesian-born South African rugby union player. He played number eight and was the captain of the South African national team, the Springboks, between 1995 and 1999. He moved to South Africa with his family when he was 11 years old
Jan 10 Jeremy Cumpston an Australian actor most known for his work as Connor Costello on All Saints, an Australian hospital drama.