Born in 1975

Jan 1 Fernando Tatís a Dominican former professional baseball player. Over his 11-year Major League Baseball career, he played for the Texas Rangers, Louis Cardinals, Montreal Expos, Baltimore Orioles, and the New York Mets. Tatis holds the Major League record for RBIs in an inning, a feat that he achieved by hitting two grand slam home runs in one inning during a game on April 23, 1999, becoming the only player in Major League history to do so
Jan 1 Chris Anstey an Australian former professional basketball player. At 7'0" , his career included stints in the NBA, Russia and Spain. Anstey was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round of the 1997 NBA draft. He also played for the Melbourne Tigers, South East Melbourne Magic and Victoria Titans in the NBL. He retired at the end of the 2009–10 season while with the Tigers and later became the team's head coach in 2012
Jan 1 Tatyana Tischenko a Russian sprint canoer who competed in the late 1990s. She won three medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a silver and two bronzes
Jan 1 Lucy Skaer a contemporary and internationally exhibiting Scottish artist born in Cambridge. She currently lives and works in Glasgow and London. Skaer has exhibited sculptures, films, paintings, and drawings internationally. She is a member of the Henry VIII’s Wives artist collective, and has exhibited a number of works with the group
Jan 1 Roman Slobodjan a German chess grandmaster. Slobodjan won the 1995 World Junior Chess Championship
Jan 1 Mikko Sirén the drummer for Finnish bands Apocalyptica and Megaphone. In 2013 he replaced Joe Letz as drummer of Emigrate. He became part of Apocalyptica's live shows in 2003 but only became a full-time member in 2005 after over 200 concerts and a recorded album
Jan 1 Eiichiro Oda a Japanese manga artist, best known for his manga series One Piece. With over 345 million copies in circulation worldwide, One Piece is the best-selling manga series of all time. The series' popularity resulted in him being named one of the manga artists that changed the history of manga
Jan 1 Toni Ann Gisondi a former child actress, best known for playing Molly—the youngest orphan—in the 1982 film version of the musical Annie.
Jan 1 Andreas Wels a German competitive and synchronized diver.
Jan 1 Magomed Vagabov the leader of the militant Vilayat Dagestan organisation in the Russian Republic of Dagestan, and the Supreme Qadi of the Caucasus Emirate.
Jan 1 Sonali Bendre an Indian actress, television personality and model. She has appeared in more than 50 Hindi films in genres including romance, action and comedy. Apart from starring in Bollywood films, she has also acted in various Tamil, Telugu, Marathi and Kannada films
Jan 1 Elchin Azizov an Azerbaijani opera baritone, From 1992 to 2001, he was a member of the Parni iz Baku team of the Russian TV show KVN. Since 2008, he has been a soloist at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow
Jan 1 Markoolio a Swedish-Finnish multi-platinum selling recording artist, singer, musician, songwriter, actor, and comedian. His stage name Markoolio is a portmanteau on his first name Marko and the stage name of the world renowned American rapper Coolio
Jan 1 Bengt Sæternes a Norwegian former professional football player who played as a centre forward from 1991 until 2011.
Jan 1 Becky Kellar-Duke a women's ice hockey player. She currently plays for Burlington in the Canadian Women's Hockey League
Jan 1 Joe Cannon (soccer) a retired American soccer player.
Jan 1 Mohamed Albuflasa a Bahraini poet, writer, former independent candidate for the Bahraini Parliament in the 2010 Parliamentary elections and a member of the Bahraini youth parliament. He stems from the Albuflasa bedouin clan. Formerly a Bahrain Defence Force officer, he is now employed in Crown prince court
Jan 2 David Sandström the drummer for hardcore punk group Refused. After Refused broke up David and the other members of Refused worked on a project entitled TEXT and released one album. Then David went on to do solo work. In 2008 he formed the hardcore punk band AC4 with Refused frontman Dennis Lyxzén, playing bass guitar
Jan 2 Oleksandr Shovkovskiy a Ukrainian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper. He has played for Dynamo Kyiv in the Vyscha Liha, the top level of Ukrainian football, since 1993
Jan 2 Dax Shepard an American actor, comedian, writer, and director. He is best known for his work in the feature films Employee of the Month , Without a Paddle , Let's Go to Prison , and Hit and Run , the latter of which he also wrote and directed, and the MTV practical joke reality series Punk'd. He has portrayed the character of Crosby Braverman in the NBC comedy-drama series Parenthood since 2010
Jan 2 Chris Cheney an Australian rock musician, record producer and studio owner. He is the founding mainstay guitarist, songwriter and lead vocalist of the psychobilly band, The Living End, which was formed in 1994 with school mate Scott Owen. Cheney wrote the group's top 20 hits on the ARIA Singles Chart: "Second Solution" / "Prisoner of Society" , "All Torn Down" , "Pictures in the Mirror" , "Roll On" , "One Said to the Other" , "What's on Your Radio" , "Wake Up" and "White Noise". In 2004 Cheney joined the super group The Wrights which put out a cover version of Stevie Wright's epic 11-minute track, "Evie" as a single. At the APRA Awards of 2009 Cheney won 'Song of the Year' for writing The Living End's track, "White Noise". In 2005 he married Emma, the couple have two daughters and are co-owners of a recording facility, Red Door Studios. In 2011 the Cheney family relocated to Los Angeles
Jan 2 Beate Zschäpe a German right-wing extremist and an alleged member of the neo-Nazi terror group National Socialist Underground.
Jan 2 Vladyslav Vashchuk a retired Ukrainian football defender who last played for FC Volyn Lutsk.
Jan 2 Robert Westerholt a Dutch musician, known as the guitarist, backing vocalist and co-founder of the symphonic metal band Within Temptation. He also writes music for the band along with his partner and band vocalist Sharon den Adel. He used to work in human resource management before his career with Within Temptation
Jan 2 Reuben Thorne ɔrɔr.
Jan 2 Jeff Suppan an American retired professional baseball pitcher. He played for the Boston Red Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks, Kansas City Royals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Louis Cardinals, Milwaukee Brewers and San Diego Padres
Jan 3 Jason Marsden an American screen and voice actor who has done numerous voice roles in animated films, as well as various television series. He also played a character on Boy Meets World set to his real-life best friend Will Friedle. Jason married Christy Hicks in 2004 as Will Friedle as his best man. Jason is also good friends with the famous actor and singer James Marsden. Their respective wives have been friends since they were six
Jan 3 Jun Maeda a Japanese writer working for the software company Key; he has mainly contributed as a scenario writer, lyricist, and musical composer for the visual novels the company produces. His birth name in kanji was written as Maeda Jun , though there is no change in pronunciation. Originally from Mie, Japan, he graduated from Mie high school and later went on to graduate from Chukyo University with a major in psychology. Before forming Key, Maeda worked for the company Tactics where he had a hand in the creation of two games for that company, Moon. and One: Kagayaku Kisetsu After forming Key, Maeda has put much work into such titles as Kanon, Air, Clannad, Little Busters! and Angel Beats!. He is also the author of a manga series entitled Hibiki's Magic
Jan 3 Lisa Misipeka an American Samoan athlete who specialises in the hammer throw. She won the bronze medal at the 1999 World Championships in Athletics. First place was 75.20m, second place 72.56m, and 9m behind first and 6.5m behind second was Misipeka in third with 66.06m. It was the first ever international medal for American Samoa, and the greatest difference in distance between the first three medal places. The flag bearer for American Samoa at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece where she did not record a distance in the qualifying round of the women's hammer and therefore did not advance to the final
Jan 3 Danica McKellar an American actress, book author and education advocate. She is best known for her role as Kevin Arnold's on-again, off-again girlfriend Winnie Cooper in the television series The Wonder Years, and later wrote four non-fiction books: Math Doesn't Suck, Kiss My Math, Hot X: Algebra Exposed and Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape, which encourage middle-school and high-school girls to have confidence and succeed in mathematics
Jan 3 Gu Jun a Chinese female badminton player in the 1990s.
Jan 3 Sergei Vyshedkevich a Russian professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod of the Kontinental Hockey League. He was drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the third round, 70th overall, of the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. He played in the Russian Hockey Super League with HC Dynamo Moscow since the 2001–02 season
Jan 3 Thomas Bangalter a French electronic musician best known for being one half of the French house music duo Daft Punk, alongside Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. He has also recorded and released music as a member of the trio Stardust, the duo Together, and as a solo artist including compositions for the film Irréversible
Jan 4 Dilshod Mukhtarov an Uzbekistani sport shooter. Mukhtarov made his official debut at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, where he finished ninth in the men's 10 m air pistol, with a score of 379 points, tying his position with Russia's Vladimir Goncharov. He also reached the final of the men's 50 m pistol event, but finished only in fifth place by two tenths of a point behind Goncharov, for a total score of 662.0
Jan 4 Shane Carwin a retired American mixed martial artist who competed in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is a former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion
Jan 4 Sandra Kiriasis a German bobsledder who has competed since 2000.
Jan 4 Jill Marie Jones None
Jan 5 Warrick Dunn a former American football running back who played in the National Football League for twelve seasons. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 12th overall in the 1997 NFL Draft, after playing college football at Florida State. Dunn was named AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1997 and earned three Pro Bowl selections in his career. After his playing career, Dunn took a minority stake in the Falcons' ownership group led by Arthur Blank
Jan 5 Mike Grier a retired American professional ice hockey winger who played for four teams in the National Hockey League - the Edmonton Oilers, Washington Capitals, San Jose Sharks, and Buffalo Sabres. Primarily a checking forward, he played 1,060 NHL games over 14 NHL seasons. He was also the first U.S.-born and U.S.-trained black player in the NHL. He currently works as a pro scout for the Chicago Blackhawks
Jan 5 Bradley Cooper an American actor and producer. He first gained recognition in the television shows Alias and Jack & Bobby. He later appeared in Wedding Crashers , Yes Man and He's Just Not That Into You. He achieved fame with his role in The Hangover trilogy , later starring in The A-Team , Limitless , Silver Linings Playbook , The Place Beyond the Pines and American Hustle , and provided the voice of Rocket Raccoon in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. His work in Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle earned him Academy Award nominations for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, respectively. In 2011, People magazine named him the "Sexiest Man Alive"
Jan 5 Kylie Bax a New Zealand-born model and actress. She has appeared on international magazine covers, including Vogue and Marie Claire. Since 1999, Bax has appeared in several movies, including Get Over It
Jan 6 Jason King (radio) a Sony Gold awarding winning British radio DJ and Rose D'Or award winning TV presenter of programmes such as Hider in the House and Escape from Scorpion Island with friend and long-time colleague Joel Ross. He is currently employed by Heart London on Weekday drivetime from 4pm-7pm. Also, King presents Saturday breakfast on Heart FM from 6am-10am with Lucy Horobin
Jan 6 Yukana Nogami a Japanese voice actress from Futtsu, Chiba, Japan. She is affiliated with Sigma Seven
Jan 6 Oleksandr Spivak a retired Ukrainian football midfielder who last played for the Petersburg Zenit and had been with the organization since 2000. Before coming to Zenit, Spivak has been with multiple clubs including Selur, Steel, Metallurg, Star, Black Sea, Odyssey. A former Ukrainian international, Spivak also has Russian citizenship. He was an attacking midfielder
Jan 6 Ricardo Santos a beach volleyball player from Brazil, who won the silver medal in the men's beach team competition at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, with partner Zé Marco de Melo.
Jan 6 Vincent Niclo a French tenor singer.
Jan 6 Nicole DeHuff an American actress.
Jan 6 James Farrior a retired American football linebacker who played fifteen seasons in the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Virginia. He played with the New York Jets and the Pittsburgh Steelers, and earned two Super Bowl rings with the Steelers
Jan 7 Hossein Derakhshan an Iranian-Canadian blogger who was imprisoned in Tehran from November 2008 to November 2014. He is credited with starting the blogging revolution in Iran and is called the father of Persian blogging by many journalists. He also helped to promote podcasting in Iran. Derakhshan was arrested on November 1, 2008 and sentenced to 19½ years in prison on September 28, 2010. His sentence was reduced to 17 years in October 2013. He was pardoned by Iran's supreme leader and on November 19, 2014 was released from Evin prison
Jan 7 Oleg Șișchin a Moldovan professional footballer midfielder currently playing for Academia Chișinău in the Moldovan National Division.