Born in 1968

Jan 1 Joey Stefano an American pornographic actor who appeared in gay adult films.
Jan 1 Pearson Mwanza a Zambia international football forward.
Jan 1 Rick J. Jordan a sound designer, audio engineer and song composer who is most well known for his work in the German band Scooter.
Jan 1 Felix Chong a Hong Kong screenwriter, film director and actor.
Jan 1 Miki Higashino a Japanese video game composer best known for her works in the Suikoden series.
Jan 1 Davor Šuker a retired Croatian footballer and president of the Croatian Football Federation since July 2012. He played as a striker for a number of European clubs as well as the Croatian national team, where he is the all-time top scorer with 45 goals
Jan 2 Goichi Suda the CEO of Grasshopper Manufacture and a former designer at Human Entertainment. The "51" in his nickname, Suda51, is a pun on his given name. In Japanese, "Go" means 5 and "ichi" means 1. His works include Moonlight Syndrome, The Silver Case, Flower, Sun and Rain, Michigan, killer7, the No More Heroes series, Shadows of the Damned and most recently, Lollipop Chainsaw and Killer is Dead. He has been called an "auteur" video game director
Jan 2 Oleg Deripaska the Russian Chairman of Supervisory Board of Basic Element company, President of En+ Group and United Company RUSAL, the largest aluminium company in the world. With an estimated net worth of US$6.5 billion in 2014, he is amongst the 20 wealthiest people in Russia
Jan 2 Anky van Grunsven a Dutch dressage champion who holds the record for the most Olympic medals won by any equestrian athlete and is the only rider to record three successive Olympic wins in the same event. Along with her Olympic successes, she has won numerous medals at the World Equestrian Games , and is the only rider to have competed at every WEG since they began in 1990. Between 1990 and 2006, she competed at the Games in dressage, but in 2010 she was named as part of the Dutch reining team, marking a major change in discipline
Jan 2 Sukhraj Aujla a Punjabi folk singer. He became popular after singing songs like Nimi nimi tarian di lo and Rangli Madhani. He died on 23 March 2013 in a road accident
Jan 2 Cuba Gooding Jr. an American film actor. He is best known for his Academy Award-winning role as Rod Tidwell in Cameron Crowe's Jerry Maguire
Jan 2 Evan Parke a Jamaican actor perhaps best known for his role as Hayes in King Kong. Originally from Jamaica, Parke was raised in Brooklyn, New York, and then on Long Island. He attended Cornell University where he majored in economics and was initiated into the Iota Phi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity in the Spring of 1989
Jan 3 Shannon Sturges an American actress, best known for her role as Reese Burton Peterson in The WB primetime soap opera Savannah.
Jan 3 Svetlana Mironyuk a Russian media executive, a graduate of Moscow State University. She was head and editor-in-chief of the RIA Novosti news agency, having been appointed chair of the board in 2003 and director general in 2004. She has overseen the organization's modernization
Jan 4 Mike Wilpolt a former American football wide receiver/defensive back for the Charlotte Rage , the Las Vegas Sting , and the Anaheim Piranhas in the Arena Football League. He also coached for 10 years in the AFL with the Indiana Firebirds, Los Angeles Avengers and Cleveland Gladiators
Jan 4 Leonid Slutsky (politician) a member of the State Duma of Russia, a member of the LDPR party. Currently he is the Chairman of the State Duma Committee on the "Commonwealth of Independent States, Eurasian Integration and links with compatriots". Slutsky as been a First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma's Committee on International Affairs. He is dean of the international relations department at the Moscow State University of Economics, Information and Statistics. He has held senior banking positions and was an advisor to the mayor of Moscow. Slutsky also reported to a directorate of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR. He holds an economics degree from the Moscow Economic-Statistical Institute
Jan 4 Jesús Clavería a Spanish former futsal player, best known for his spell with Inter Movistar as a goalkeeper.
Jan 4 Vyacheslav Alexandrovich Alexandrov a Guards Junior Sergeant and squad commander in the 9th airborne company, 345th Independent Guards Airborne Regiment, 40th Army.
Jan 5 Joé Juneau a retired Canadian professional hockey player and engineer, born in Pont-Rouge, Quebec. He played in the National Hockey League for the Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals, Buffalo Sabres, Ottawa Senators, Phoenix Coyotes and the Montreal Canadiens
Jan 5 DJ BoBo a Swiss singer, songwriter, dancer and music producer. He has sold 14 million records worldwide and has released 11 studio albums as well as a few compilation albums which have included his previous hits in a reworked format. DJ BoBo has also released as many as 34 singles to date, some of which have charted quite high, not only in German speaking countries, but also in other European territories
Jan 5 Maksim Rokhmistrov a member of the State Duma of Russia for the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia. Rokhmistrov is Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on Property, and was previously chairman of the Secretariat of the Deputy Chairman of the State Duma
Jan 5 Leila Meskhi a retired Georgian professional female tennis player. She was ranked World 12 on 5 August 1991
Jan 5 Andrew Golota a Polish boxer. He won a bronze medal at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul and is a four-time world heavyweight title challenger
Jan 5 Carrie Ann Inaba an American dancer, choreographer, television dance competition judge, actress, game show host, and singer.
Jan 6 Valeri Tumaykin a Russian professional footballer.
Jan 6 John Singleton an American film director, screenwriter, and producer best known for directing Boyz n the Hood in 1991. A native of South Los Angeles, many of his early films consider the implications of inner-city violence. Some of his other films include Poetic Justice, Higher Learning, Shaft, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Four Brothers and Abduction
Jan 7 James Brokenshire an English politician. He has served as the Member of Parliament for Old Bexley and Sidcup since 2010, and Minister for Security and Immigration at the Home Office that grants him a seat on the National Security Council. He is a member of the centre-right Conservative Party
Jan 7 Andrey Chernyshov an association football manager and former player. He is currently a director of sports for FC Torpedo Moscow
Jan 7 Marat Mulashev a Russian professional football coach and a former player.
Jan 7 Eugeniy Derevianko a Ukrainian expressionist sculptor, artist, and art teacher.
Jan 8 Catalina Saavedra a Chilean film, stage and television actress. She is better known to international audiences as the title character in the 2009 film The Maid, for which she received several awards and nominations
Jan 8 Lucy Winkett a British Anglican priest. She was Canon Precentor of St Paul's Cathedral, London prior to her appointment in 2010 as Rector of St James's Piccadilly
Jan 8 Bull Nakano a professional golfer and former professional wrestler. She began competing in All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling as a teenager under the ring name Bull Nakano. As a wrestler she was a villain, who often teamed with her mentor Dump Matsumoto. In Japan, she held several of AJW's singles and tag team championships. After being phased out by the company in the early 1990s, she traveled to North America, where she first competed in Mexico's Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre , becoming its first World Women's Champion. In 1994, she made her way to the World Wrestling Federation , where she had feuded with Alundra Blayze over the WWF Women's Championship. After holding the title once, she also competed in World Championship Wrestling. In 1998, Nakano began competing as a professional golfer, and in 2006, she joined a tour with the Ladies Professional Golf Association
Jan 8 Keith Mullings a professional boxer in the super welterweight division.
Jan 9 Kimberly Bergalis one of six patients infected with HIV after visiting David Acer, a gay dentist who had AIDS. This incident is the first known case of clinical transmission of HIV
Jan 9 Carl Bell (musician) an American musician and producer. He founded the multi-Platinum selling hard rock band Fuel. Bell was the principal songwriter for the band and performed guitar and backing vocals from the band's inception until their re-formation in 2010. He has penned hit singles such as "Shimmer", "Hemorrhage ", and "Bad Day" as well as many other songs. He also co-produced all Fuel records including the Grammy nominated Natural Selection
Jan 9 Frédéric Fonteyne a Belgian film director. He studied film at the Institut des arts de diffusion in Louvain-la-Neuve
Jan 9 Cameron Todd Willingham an American man who was convicted of murdering his three young children by arson at the family home in Corsicana, Texas on December 23, 1991. He was executed in 2004
Jan 9 Joey Lauren Adams an American actress and director who has appeared in more than thirty films. She appeared Kevin Smith's View Askewniverse films, particularly Mallrats and Chasing Amy, with the latter earning her a Golden Globe for Best Actress nomination
Jan 9 Al Schnier a musician most noted for being one of two guitarists for the American jam band moe.
Jan 9 Jimmy Adams a former Jamaican cricketer, who represented the West Indies as player and captain during his career. He was a steady left-handed batsman, useful left-arm orthodox spin bowler and good fielder, especially in the gully position. He was also an occasional wicketkeeper when required. He is the current coach of Kent
Jan 9 Giorgos Theofanous a Greek-Cypriot composer and producer. He has sold more than two million records and written more than 500 songs in the 1990s and 2000s. Recording artists for whom he has written and produced for include Nana Mouskouri, George Dalaras. His work has received a total of nine Arion Awards, which was an award show by IFPI Greece. He served as a judge on the first two seasons of the Greek edition of The X Factor
Jan 10 Attila Repka a Hungarian wrestler and Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling.
Jan 10 Eldar Mammadov an Azerbaijani military figure. He was awarded the decoration Hero of Azerbaijan for his part in the Nagorno-Karabakh war
Jan 11 Tom Dumont an American guitarist and producer. Dumont is a member of third wave ska band No Doubt, and during the band's hiatus, he began Invincible Overlord as a side project and produced Matt Costa's Songs We Sing
Jan 11 Titus Corlățean a Romanian politician and diplomat, former Minister of Justice and of Foreign Affairs. He is a member of the Social Democratic Party , part of the Party of European Socialists, and was elected to the Chamber of Deputies for Brașov County in the 2004 elections. He became a Member of the European Parliament on January 1, 2007, with the accession of Romania to the European Union
Jan 11 Anders Borg a Swedish economist and politician who served as Minister for Finance in the Swedish Government from 2006 to 2014. He is a member of the Moderate Party
Jan 11 Saša Ćirić a former football player from the Republic of Macedonia of Serbian origin.
Jan 12 Big Dick Dudley a professional wrestler, best known for his work in Extreme Championship Wrestling as Big Dick Dudley, the eldest of the Dudley Family.
Jan 12 Keith Anderson an American country music artist. Before signing to a record deal, Anderson was one of several co-writers on "Beer Run ", a duet by Garth Brooks and George Jones, released in late 2001. Anderson was signed as a recording artist to Arista Nashville in 2004. His debut single "Pickin' Wildflowers" was released that year, as the lead-off track from his debut album Three Chord Country and American Rock & Roll. Counting "Pickin' Wildflowers", the album produced a total of four hit singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and was certified gold by the RIAA