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1997 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1997
MCMXCVII
Ab urbe condita2750
Armenian calendar1446
ԹՎ ՌՆԽԶ
Assyrian calendar6747
Bahá'í calendar153–154
Balinese saka calendar1918–1919
Bengali calendar1404
Berber calendar2947
British Regnal year45 Eliz. 2 – 46 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2541
Burmese calendar1359
Byzantine calendar7505–7506
Chinese calendar丙子(Fire Rat)
4693 or 4633
    — to —
丁丑年 (Fire Ox)
4694 or 4634
Coptic calendar1713–1714
Discordian calendar3163
Ethiopian calendar1989–1990
Hebrew calendar5757–5758
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2053–2054
 - Shaka Samvat1918–1919
 - Kali Yuga5097–5098
Holocene calendar11997
Igbo calendar997–998
Iranian calendar1375–1376
Islamic calendar1417–1418
Japanese calendarHeisei 9
(平成9年)
Javanese calendar1929–1930
Juche calendar86
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4330
Minguo calendarROC 86
民國86年
Nanakshahi calendar529
Thai solar calendar2540
Tibetan calendar阳火鼠年
(male Fire-Rat)
2123 or 1742 or 970
    — to —
阴火牛年
(female Fire-Ox)
2124 or 1743 or 971
Unix time852076800 – 883612799

1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1997th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 997th year of the , the 97th year of the , and the 8th year of the decade.

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Events

January

  • January 17 – A Delta II rocket carrying a military GPS payload explodes, shortly after liftoff from Cape Canaveral.
  • January 18 – In northwest Rwanda, Hutu militia members kill 6 Spanish aid workers, 3 soldiers, and seriously wound another.
  • January 19Yasser Arafat returns to Hebron after more than 30 years, and joins celebrations over the handover of the last Israeli-controlled West Bank city.
  • January 20Bill Clinton is sworn in for a second term as President of the United States.
  • January 22Madeleine Albright becomes the first female Secretary of State, after confirmation by the United States Senate.
  • January 23Mir Aimal Kasi is sentenced to death for a 1993 assault rifle attack outside CIA headquarters that killed 2 and wounded 3.
  • January 27 – It is revealed that French museums had nearly 2,000 pieces of art that had been stolen by Nazis.

February

  • February 4
    • On their way to Lebanon, 2 Israeli troop-transport helicopters collide, killing 73.
    • After at first contesting the results, Serbian President Slobodan Milošević recognizes opposition victories in the November 1996 elections.
    • British Home Secretary Michael Howard informs Moors Murderer Myra Hindley that she will never be released from prison. Mr. Howard has made the decision in agreement with a recommendation made by his predecessor David Waddington in 1990.
  • February 5
    • The so-called "Big Three" banks in Switzerland announce the creation of a $71 million fund to aid Holocaust survivors and their families.
    • Morgan Stanley and Dean Witter Reynolds investment banks announce a $10 billion merger.
  • February 10
    • The United States Army suspends Gene C. McKinney, Sergeant Major of the Army, its top-ranking enlisted soldier, after hearing allegations of sexual misconduct.
    • Sandline affair: Australian newspapers publish stories that the government of Papua New Guinea has brought mercenaries onto Bougainville Island.
  • February 13
    • STS-82: Tune-up and repair work on the Hubble Space Telescope is started by astronauts from the Space Shuttle Discovery.
    • The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 7,000 for the first time, gaining 60.81 to 7,022.44.
  • February 22 – In Roslin, Scotland, scientists announce that an adult sheep named Dolly had been successfully cloned, and was born in July 1996.
  • February 23 – A small fire occurs on the Russian space station Mir.
  • February 27Divorce becomes legal in the Republic of Ireland.
  • February 28North Hollywood shootout: Two robbers wearing kevlar body armor armed with AK-47s containing armor-piercing bullets injure 17 police officers and civilians in a gun battle. The incident sparks debate on the appropriate firepower for United States patrol officers to have available in similar situations in the future.

March

  • March 4 – U.S. President Bill Clinton bans federal funding for any research on human cloning.
  • March 6
    • Pablo Picasso's Tête de Femme is stolen from a London gallery (recovered a week later).
    • In Sri Lanka, Tamil Tigers overrun a military base and kill more than 200.
  • March 13
    • India's Missionaries of Charity chooses Sister Nirmala to succeed Mother Teresa as its leader.
    • The National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China creates a new Chongqing Municipality, out of part of Sichuan.
    • The Phoenix Lights, a series of UFOs, are seen over Phoenix, Arizona.
  • March 16Sandline affair: On Bougainville Island, soldiers of commander Jerry Singirok arrest Tim Spicer and his mercenaries of the Sandline International.
  • March 18 – The tail of a Russian An-24 charter plane breaks off while en route to Turkey, causing the plane to crash, killing all 50 on board, and resulting in the grounding of all An-24s.
  • March 21
    • In Zaire, Etienne Tshiksekedi is appointed prime minister; he ejects supporters of Mobutu Sese Seko from his cabinet.
    • Mercenaries of Sandline International withdraw from Papua New Guinea.
  • March 22
    • Tara Lipinski, 14, becomes the youngest women's world figure skating champion.
    • The Comet Hale–Bopp makes its closest approach to Earth.
  • March 23 – The British detective drama show, Midsomer Murders broadcasts on ITV.
  • March 24 – The 69th Academy Awards, hosted by Billy Crystal, are held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, with The English Patient winning Best Picture.
  • March 26
    • In San Diego, 39 Heaven's Gate cultists commit mass suicide at their compound.
    • Julius Chan resigns as prime minister of Papua New Guinea, ending the Sandline affair.
  • March 31 – The popular children's television show Teletubbies debuts on BBC 2.

April

  • April 1
    • Comet Hale–Bopp meets or exceeds most predictions when it passes perihelion.
    • The popular television series (based on the video games of the same name), Pokémon premieres on TV Tokyo.
  • April 3 – The Thalit massacre in Algeria: All but one of the 53 inhabitants of Thalit are killed by guerrillas.
  • April 11 – Fire damages the Turin Cathedral in Italy.
  • April 14
    • Fire breaks out in a pilgrim camp on the Plain of Mena, 7 miles (11 km) from Mecca; 343 die.
    • Former S.S. Captain Erich Priebke is retried; on July 22 he is sentenced to 5 years in prison.
  • April 16Houston socialite Doris Angleton is murdered in her River Oaks home. Her brother-in-law, Roger Angleton, later admits to the crime in his suicide note.
  • April 18 – The Red River of the North breaks through dikes and floods Grand Forks, North Dakota, and East Grand Forks, Minnesota, causing US$2 billion in damage.
  • April 21 – A Pegasus rocket carries the remains of 24 people into earth orbit, in the first space burial.
  • April 22
    • Haouch Khemisti massacre: 93 villagers are killed in Algeria.
    • A 126-day hostage crisis at the residence of the Japanese ambassador in Lima, Peru, ends after government commandos storm and capture the building, rescuing 71 hostages. One hostage dies of a heart attack, 2 soldiers are killed by rebel fire, and all 14 Túpac Amaru rebels are slain.
    • France supports the new transitional government in Zaire, withdrawing its support of Mobutu Sese Seko.
  • April 23 – 42 villagers are killed in the Omaria massacre in Algeria.
  • April 27Andrew Cunanan murders Jeffrey Trail, beginning a murder spree that lasts until July and ends with the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace.
  • April 29
    • The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), CWC treaty enters into force.
    • Two trains crash at Hunan, China; 126 are killed.

May

  • May 2 – The Labour Party of the United Kingdom returns to power for the first time in 18 years, with Tony Blair becoming Prime Minister, in a landslide majority in the 1997 general election.
  • May 3Katrina and the Waves win the Eurovision Song Contest 1997 for the UK with "Love Shine a Light", the most successful Eurovision entry ever.
  • May 8Playhouse Disney launches.
  • May 10 – The 7.3 Mw Qayen earthquake shakes eastern Iran with a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme). At least were 1,567 killed and 2,300 were injured.
  • May 11IBM's Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov in the last game of the rematch, the first time a computer beats a chess World champion in a match.
  • May 12 – The Russian–Chechen Peace Treaty is signed.
  • May 15 – The United States government acknowledges existence of the "Secret War" in Laos (19531975) during the Vietnam War, and dedicates the Laos Memorial in honor of Hmong and other "Secret War" veterans.
  • May 16
    • President Mobutu Sese Seko is exiled from Zaire.
    • U.S. President Bill Clinton issues a formal apology to the surviving victims of the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male and their families.
  • May 17 – Troops of Laurent Kabila march into Kinshasa.
  • May 22Kelly Flinn, the U.S. Air Force's first female bomber pilot certified for combat, accepts a general discharge in order to avoid a court-martial.
  • May 23Mohammad Khatami wins the 1997 Iranian presidential election and becomes the first Iranian Reformist president.
  • May 25
    • French legislative election, 1997 first-round voting.
    • Strom Thurmond becomes the longest-serving member in the history of the United States Senate (41 years and 10 months).
    • A military coup in Sierra Leone replaces President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah with Major Johnny Paul Koroma.
  • May 27 – The second-deadliest tornado of the 1990s hits in Jarrell, Texas, killing 27 people.
  • May 31 – The 13-kilometer Confederation Bridge, the world's longest bridge spanning ice-covered waters, opens between Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, Canada.

June

  • June 1
    • Socialist Party-led Centre-left coalition won the second-round in 1997 French legislative elections, began with the third Cohabitation (1997–2002).
    • Hugo Banzer wins the Presidential elections in Bolivia.
  • June 2 – In Denver, Colorado, Timothy McVeigh is convicted on 15 counts of murder and conspiracy for his role in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
  • June 6 – In Lacey Township, New Jersey, high school senior Melissa Drexler kills her newborn baby in a toilet.
  • June 7 – A computer user known as "_eci" publishes his Microsoft C source code on a Windows 95 and Windows NT exploit, which later becomes WinNuke. The source code gets wide distribution across the internet, and Microsoft is forced to release a security patch.
  • June 8 – A United States Coast Guard helicopter crashes near Humboldt Bay, California; all 4 crewmembers perish.
  • June 10Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot orders the killing of his defense chief, Son Sen, and 11 of Sen's family members, before Pol Pot flees his northern stronghold (the news does not reach outside Cambodia for 3 days).
  • June 11 – In the United Kingdom, the House of Commons votes for a total ban on handguns.
  • June 12 – The United States Department of the Treasury unveils a new $50 bill, meant to be more difficult to counterfeit.
  • June 13 – A jury sentences Timothy McVeigh to death for his part in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
  • June 16 – About 50 are killed in the Daïat Labguer (M'sila) massacre in Algeria.
  • June 19 – The fast food chain McDonald's wins a partial victory in its libel trial, known as the McLibel case, against two environmental campaigners.
  • June 22Swedish musician Ted Gärdestad commits suicide by jumping in front of a train (he is found dead later that morning).
  • June 25
    • A massive eruption of the Soufrière Hills volcano on the island of Montserrat leads to evacuation and eventual abandonment of the capital, Plymouth.
    • An unmanned Progress spacecraft collides with the Russian space station Mir.
  • June 26Bertie Ahern is appointed as the 10th Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland and Mary Harney is appointed as the 16th, and first female, Tánaiste, after their parties, Fianna Fáil and the Progressive Democrats respectively, win the 1997 General Election.
  • June 26Bloomsbury Publishing publishes J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in London.
  • June 27 – Walt Disney Feature Animation's thirty-fifth animated feature Hercules is released.

July

  • July 1 – The United Kingdom hands sovereignty of Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China.
  • July 4NASA's Pathfinder space probe lands on the surface of Mars.
  • July 5 – In Cambodia, Hun Sen of the Cambodian People's Party overthrows Norodom Ranariddh in a coup.
  • July 7 – The Great Flood begins in southern Poland.
  • July 8
    • Mayo Clinic researchers warn that the dieting drug "fen-phen" can cause severe heart and lung damage.
    • NATO invites the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland to join the alliance in 1999.
  • July 10
    • In London, scientists report their DNA analysis findings from a Neanderthal skeleton, which support the out of Africa theory of human evolution, placing an "African Eve" at 100,000 to 200,000 years ago.
    • Miguel Ángel Blanco is kidnapped in Ermua, Spain and murdered by the ETA.
  • July 11Thailand's worst hotel fire at Pattaya kills 90.
  • July 13 – The remains of Che Guevara are returned to Cuba for burial, alongside some of his comrades. Guevara and his comrades were executed on 9 October 1967 in Bolivia.
  • July 15Spree killer Andrew Cunanan shoots fashion designer Gianni Versace to death outside Versace's Miami residence.
  • July 16 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 63.17 to close at 8,038.88. It is the Dow's first close above 8,000. The Dow has doubled its value in 30 months.
  • July 17 – The F. W. Woolworth Company closes after 117 years in business.
  • July 21 – On her 200th birthday, the fully restored Template:Ship (aka "Old Ironsides") sets sail for the first time in 116 years.
    • The first genetically modified 3 parent baby is born.[1]
  • July 23Digital Equipment Corporation files antitrust charges against chipmaker Intel.
  • July 24Spree killer Andrew Cunanan commits suicide in a Miami houseboat.
  • July 25K. R. Narayanan is sworn in as India's 10th president and the first member of the Dalit caste to hold this office.
  • July 27 – About 50 are killed in the Si Zerrouk massacre in Algeria.
  • July 30 – 18 people are killed in the Thredbo landslide in the Snowy Mountains resort in Australia. Stuart Diver is the only survivor.

August

  • August 1
    • Boeing and McDonnell Douglas complete a merger.
    • Steve Jobs returns to Apple Computer, Inc at Macworld in Boston.
  • August 2 – Australian ski instructor Stuart Diver is rescued as the sole survivor from the Thredbo landslide in New South Wales, in which 18 die.
  • August 3 – Between 40 and 76 villagers are killed in the Oued El-Had and Mezouara massacre in Algeria.
  • August 311 – Two of the three islands of the Union of the ComorosAnjouan and Mohéli — attempt to succeed to revert to colonial rule by France. It fails when the French government of President Jacques Chirac refuses to recolonize them resulting in the two islands being reintegrated into the Comoros over the next two years.
  • August 4
    • 185,000 Teamsters Union United Parcel Service drivers walk off the job.
    • Jeanne Calment, the oldest person ever, dies at age 122 years 164 days in Arles, France.
  • August 6
    • Microsoft buys a $150 million share of financially troubled Apple Computer.
    • Korean Air Flight 801 crash lands west of Guam International Airport, resulting in the deaths of 228 people.
  • August 13
    • In Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Cruzeiro defeats Sporting Cristal of Peru 1–0, becoming the Copa Libertadores de América champions for the second time.
    • The controversial animated sitcom South Park debuts on Comedy Central.
  • August 20 – Over 60 are killed, 15 kidnapped in the Souhane massacre in Algeria.
  • August 21Be Here Now, the third album from English rock band Oasis, becomes the fastest selling album in UK history.
  • August 26
    • 60–100 are killed in the Beni Ali massacre in Algeria.
    • The Independent International Commission on Decommissioning is set up in Northern Ireland, as part of a peace process.
  • August 29 – Over 98 (and possibly up to 400) are killed in the Rais massacre in Algeria.
  • August 31Death of Diana, Princess of Wales: Diana, Princess of Wales is taken to a hospital after a car accident shortly after midnight, in the Pont de l'Alma road tunnel in Paris. She is pronounced dead at 3:00 am.

September

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The funeral cortege of Diana, Princess of Wales, en route to Westminster Abbey from Kensington Palace.

  • September 4 – In Lorain, Ohio, the last Ford Thunderbird for 3 years rolls off the assembly line.
  • September 5
    • Over 87 are killed in the Beni Messous massacre in Algeria.
    • The International Olympic Committee picks Athens, Greece, to be the host city for the 2004 Summer Olympics.
  • September 6
    • The funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, takes place at Westminster Abbey, watched by over 2 billion people worldwide.
    • A Jean Michel Jarre Oxygene in Moscow concert, celebrating the city's 850th anniversary, draws 3.5 million people.
  • September 7 – The F-22 Raptor makes its first test flight.
  • September 11Scotland votes to create its own Parliament after 290 years of union with England.
  • September 13Iraq disarmament crisis: An Iraqi military officer attacks an UNSCOM weapons inspector on board an UNSCOM helicopter, while the inspector attempts to take photographs of unauthorized movement of Iraqi vehicles inside a site designated for inspection.
  • September 15 – The Norwegian parliamentary election was held in Norway.
  • September 17 – Iraq disarmament crisis: While waiting for access to a site, UNSCOM inspectors witness and videotape Iraqi guards moving files, burning documents, and dumping waste cans into a nearby river.
  • September 18
    • Wales votes in favour of devolution and the formation of a National Assembly for Wales.
    • Al-Qaeda carries out a terrorist attack in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • September 19 – 53 are killed in the Guelb El-Kebir massacre in Algeria.
  • September 21 – The Islamic Salvation Army, the Islamic Salvation Fronts' armed wing, declares a unilateral ceasefire in Algeria.
  • September 25 – Iraq disarmament crisis: UNSCOM inspector Dr. Diane Seaman catches several Iraqi men sneaking out the back door of an inspection site, with log books for the creation of prohibited bacteria and chemicals.
  • September 26
    • An air crash in Indonesia (likely caused by smoke rising from numerous forest fires in the area) kills 235 people (see Garuda Indonesia Flight 152).
    • An earthquake strikes the Italian regions of Umbria and Marche, causing part of the Basilica of St. Francis at Assisi to collapse.
  • September 27 – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Požega in Croatia is founded.

October

  • October 1Luke Woodham walks into Pearl High School in Pearl, Mississippi, and opens fire, killing 2 girls, after killing his mother earlier that morning.
  • October 2 – British scientists Moira Bruce and John Collinge, with their colleagues, independently show that the new variant form of the Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease is the same disease as Bovine spongiform encephalopathy.
  • October 4
    • One million men gather for Promise Keepers' "Stand in the Gap" event in Washington, D.C.
    • Loomis Fargo Bank Robbery: The second largest cash robbery in U.S. history ($17.3 million, mostly in small bills) occurs at the Charlotte, North Carolina office of Wells Fargo. An FBI investigation eventually results in 24 convictions and the recovery of approximately 95% of the stolen cash.
  • October 11 – The mixed martial arts organization Pride Fighting Championships holds its inaugural event at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan. In the main event Rickson Gracie defeats Nobuhiko Takada by armbar.
  • October 12 – 43 are killed at a false roadblock, in the Sidi Daoud massacre in Algeria.
  • October 15
    • Andy Green sets the first supersonic land speed record for the ThrustSSC team, led by Richard Noble of the UK. ThrustSSC goes through the flying mile course at Black Rock Desert, Nevada at an average speed of 1,227.985 km/h (763.035 mph).
    • NASA launches the Cassini–Huygens probe to Saturn.
  • October 16 – The first color photograph appears on the front page of The New York Times.
  • October 17 – The remains of Che Guevara are laid to rest with full military honours in a specially built mausoleum in the city of Santa Clara, Cuba, where he had won the decisive battle of the Cuban Revolution 39 years before.
  • October 27 – In the U.S., the Dow Jones Industrial Average drops 554.26 points (−7.18%), closing at 7,161.14.
  • October 28 – In the U.S., the Dow Jones Industrial Average gains a record 337.17 points (+4.71%), closing at 7,498.32. One billion shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange for the first time ever.
  • October 29 – Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq says it will begin shooting down Lockheed U-2 surveillance planes being used by UNSCOM inspectors.
  • October 30 – In Newton, Massachusetts, British au pair Louise Woodward is found guilty of the baby-shaking death of 8-month-old Matthew Eappen.

November

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Mary McAleese

  • November 3 – In France, striking truck drivers blockade ports during a pay dispute.
  • November 10
    • Telecom companies WorldCom and MCI Communications announce a US$37 billion merger to form MCI WorldCom (the largest merger in U.S. history).
    • A Fairfax, Virginia jury finds Mir Aimal Kasi guilty of murdering 2 CIA employees in 1993.
  • November 11Mary McAleese is elected the 8th President of Ireland in succession to Mary Robinson, the first time in the world that one woman has succeeded another as elected head of state.
  • November 12Ramzi Yousef is found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
  • November 17 – In Luxor, Egypt, 62 people are killed by 6 Islamic militants outside the Temple of Hatshepsut.
  • November 19 – In Des Moines, Iowa, Bobbi McCaughey gives birth to septuplets in the second known case where all 7 babies are born alive, and the first in which all survive infancy.
  • November 27NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission is launched, the start of the satellite component of the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System.

December

  • December 1 – In the Indian state of Bihar, Ranvir Sena attacks the CPI(ML) Party Unity stronghold Lakshmanpur-Bathe, killing 63 lower caste people.
  • December 3 – In Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, representatives from 121 countries sign a treaty prohibiting the manufacture and deployment of anti-personnel land mines. However, the United States, the People's Republic of China, Russia, South Korea and 32 other nations do not sign and/or ratify the treaty.
  • December 8Myra Hindley, one of the Moors murderers, arrives at the High Court of Justice, to contest a recent Home Secretary's decision that she should remain in prison until she dies.
  • December 10 – The capital of Kazakhstan is moved from Almaty to Astana.
  • December 11 – The Kyoto Protocol is adopted by a United Nations committee.
  • December 12
    • Demonstrations occur in the state capitals of Australia against the WTO and IMF.
    • The 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup begins in Saudi Arabia.
  • December 16 – "Dennō Senshi Porygon", an episode of the Pokémon TV series, is aired in Japan, inducing seizures in hundreds of Japanese children.
  • December 18Myra Hindley loses her High Court appeal against the government's decision to keep her behind bars for the rest of her life.
  • December 19
    • Janet Jagan (the former wife of Cheddi Jagan) takes office in Guyana.
    • James Cameron's Titanic, the then highest-grossing film of all time, premieres in the U.S.
  • December 21Brazil beats Australia 6–0 in the Confederations Cup final.
  • December 24 – 50–100 villagers are killed in the Sid El-Antri massacre in Algeria.
  • December 27Ulster loyalist paramilitary leader Billy Wright is assassinated in Northern Ireland, inside Long Kesh prison.
  • December 29 – Hong Kong begins to kill all the chickens within its territory (1.25 million) to stop the spread of a potentially deadly influenza strain.
  • December 30Wilaya of Relizane massacres of December 30, 1997: In the worst incident in Algeria's insurgency, 400 are killed from four villages in the wilaya of Relizane.

Date unknown

  • The Toyota Prius, the first hybrid vehicle to go into full production, is unveiled in Japan on October 24, and goes on sale in Japan on December 9. It comes to U.S. showrooms on July 11, 2000.[2]

Births

Births
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January

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Pauline Schaefer

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Jack Andraka

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Cody Simpson

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Nastya and Masha Tolmacheva

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Jeremy Shada

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Dylan Riley Snyder

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Gedion Zelalem

  • January 1
    • Quique Fornos, Spanish footballer
    • Chidozie Awaziem, Nigerian footballer
  • January 3
    • Joe Morrell, Welsh footballer
    • Jérémie Boga, French footballer
  • January 4
    • Răzvan Popa, Romanian footballer
    • Carmen LoPorto, American actor
    • Pauline Schaefer, German gymnast
  • January 5
    • Hilary Palma, Peruvian volleyball player
    • Jesús Vallejo, Spanish footballer
  • January 6Vasileios Charalampopoulos, Greek basketball player
  • January 7
  • January 8
    • Jack Andraka, American scientist
    • Fran Brodić, Croatian footballer
  • January 9
    • Issa Diop, French footballer
    • Elvira Herman, Belarusian athlete
  • January 11Cody Simpson, Australian singer-songwriter
  • January 13Connor McDavid, Canadian ice hockey player
  • January 14
    • Nastya and Masha Tolmacheva, Russian singers
    • Joey Luthman, American actor
    • Julius Nättinen, Finnish ice hockey player
    • Francesco Bagnaia, Italian motorcycle racer
  • January 17
    • Jake Paul, American actor
    • Jack Vidgen, Australian singer
    • Kim Ga-eul, South Korean swimmer
    • Kyle Tucker, American baseball outfielder
    • Shea Patterson, American football player
  • January 18Amber Lily, American singer
  • January 20Rheed McCracken, Australian wheelchair racer
  • January 21
    • Yang Yang, Chinese paralympic swimmer
    • Jeremy Shada, American actor
  • January 23
    • Gudaf Tsegay, Ethiopian middle-distance runner
    • Joseph and Luka Banda, Zambian formerly conjoined twins
    • Sophie Hahn, English paralympic sprinter
    • Shaheen Jafargholi, Iranian-Welsh actor and singer
    • Lexie Priessman, American artistic gymnast
    • Giorgio Rasulo, English footballer
  • January 24Dylan Riley Snyder, American actor
  • January 26Gedion Zelalem, German-American footballer
  • January 29Melissa Juratowitch, Australian model
  • January 30
    • Alexandra Rodriguez Long, Spanish pair skater
    • Shim Suk-hee, South Korean speed skater
  • January 31
    • Lane Sutton, American entrepreneur
    • Anatoliy Ryapolov, Russian long jumper

February

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Chloë Grace Moretz

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Isabelle Fuhrman

  • February 2Jaheel Hyde, Jamaican sprinter
  • February 3Lewis Cook, English footballer
  • February 5
    • Patrick Roberts, English footballer
    • Nicolas Roy, Canadian ice hockey player
  • February 6Mitch Hyatt, American football player
  • February 7
    • Anhelina Kalinina, Ukrainian tennis player
    • Jessica Waterhouse, Australian footballer
  • February 8
    • Venus Angelic, English model
    • Kathryn Newton, American actress
  • February 9
  • February 10
    • Adam Armstrong, English footballer
    • Josh Jackson, American basketball player
    • Chloë Grace Moretz, American actress and model
    • Rozaliya Nasretdinova, Russian swimmer
    • Josh Rosen, American football player
  • February 11Damien Harris, American football player
  • February 12Matteo Ferrari, Italian motorcycle racer
  • February 13Deondre Francois, American football player
  • February 14Breel Embolo, Swiss footballer
  • February 15Derrick Jones Jr., American basketball player
  • February 16Charlie Green, English-Filipino singer
  • February 20Mitchie Brusco, American professional skateboarder
  • February 21Ben Rhodes, American racing driver
  • February 22
    • Shaalin Zoya, Indian actress
    • Anton Chupkov, Russian swimmer
  • February 23
    • Erick Aguirre, Mexican footballer
    • Jamal Murray, Canadian basketball player
  • February 24César Montes, Mexican footballer
  • February 25
    • Isabelle Fuhrman, American actress
    • Katsiaryna Halkina, Belarusian rhythmic gymnast
    • Anna Koblencová, Czech slalom canoeist
    • Thon Maker, Sudanese-Australian basketball player
    • Santiago Ascacibar, Argentinian footballer

March

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Becky G

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Daniel De Silva

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Simone Biles

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Ciara Bravo

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Rūta Meilutytė

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Martina Stoessel

  • March 2
    • Babar Iqbal, Pakistani computer programmer
    • Becky G, American singer
  • March 3
    • Infanta Maria Francisca of Portugal
    • Ty Walker, American snowboarder
    • Jaime Carreño, Chilean footballer
  • March 6Daniel De Silva, Australian footballer
  • March 8
    • Iréne Ekelund, Swedish sprinter
    • Jurina Matsui, Japanese singer
  • March 9
    • Jessica Rogers, American wheelchair athlete
    • Darsheel Safary, Indian actor
    • Niamh Wilson, Canadian actress
  • March 10
    • Julia Barretto, Filipina actress
    • Belinda Bencic, Swiss tennis player
    • Travis Konecny, Canadian ice hockey player
  • March 11
    • Lina Qostal, Moroccan tennis player
    • Matreya Fedor, American teen actress
  • March 12Allan Saint-Maximin, French footballer
  • March 13
    • Ruben Neves, Portuguese footballer
    • Edidiong Odiong, Bahraini sprinter
  • March 14
    • Simone Biles, American gymnast
    • Dawid Kownacki, Polish footballer
    • Brad Taylor, English cricketer
  • March 16Vladislav Kozlov, Russian swimmer
  • March 16Tyrel Jackson Williams, American actor
  • March 17
    • Katie Ledecky, American swimmer
    • Konrad Bukowiecki, Polish athlete
  • March 18
    • Ciara Bravo, American actress, voice artist, singer, and comedian
    • Mario Burke, Barbadian sprinter
  • March 19
    • Rūta Meilutytė, Lithuanian swimmer
    • Kwak Dong-yeon, South Korean actor and singer
  • March 20Bobby Cheng, Australian chess champion
  • March 21Martina Stoessel, Argentine actress, singer, dancer and model
  • March 22
    • Harry Wilson, Welsh footballer
    • María Fernanda Herazo, Colombian tennis player
  • March 26Cameron Smith, American football player
  • March 27
    • Princess Aisha bint Al Faisal of Jordan
    • Princess Sara bint Al Faisal of Jordan
  • March 29

April

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Maisie Williams

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Alexander Zverev

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Kim Hae-Jin

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Lydia Ko

  • April 1
    • Asa Butterfield, English actor
    • Olivia Smart, English ice dancer
  • April 2Abdelhak Nouri, Dutch footballer
  • April 5Borja Mayoral, Spanish footballer
  • April 6Pavel Zacha, Czech ice hockey player
  • April 7
    • Rafaela Gómez, Ecuadorian tennis player
    • Laura van der Heijden, English cellist
  • April 8
    • Matthildur Þorsteinsdóttir, Icelandic paralympic long jumper
    • Sayantan Das, Indian chess champion
  • April 9Michael Špaček, Czech ice hockey player
  • April 10Alla Sosnitskaya, Russian artistic gymnast
  • April 11
    • Ethan Couch, American criminal
    • Max Clegg, English speedway racer
  • April 12
    • Jacob Clemente, American actor
    • Katelyn Ohashi, American artistic gymnast
  • April 13Mateo Cassierra, Colombian footballer
  • April 15
    • Maisie Williams, English actress
    • Jesse Little, American stock car racing driver
  • April 16Raghav Sood, Indian computer programmer
  • April 17Jorge Meré, Spanish footballer
  • April 18Donny van de Beek, Dutch footballer
  • April 19Alejandra Orozco, Mexican diver
  • April 20Alexander Zverev, German tennis player
  • April 21
    • Mikel Oyarzabal, Spanish footballer
  • April 23Kim Hae-jin, South Korean figure skater
  • April 24
    • Lydia Ko, South Korean-born New Zealand golfer
    • Arturo Deliser, Panamanian sprinter
    • Veronika Kudermetova, Russian tennis player
  • April 25Benjamín Inostroza, Chilean footballer
  • April 27
    • Livio Loi, Belgian motorcycle racer
    • Josh Onomah, English footballer
  • April 29Ekaterina Baturina, Russian artistic gymnast
  • April 30Ian Thomas, Belgian musician

May

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Ivana Jorović

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Odeya Rush

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Jake Short

  • May 1Ariel Gade, American actress
  • May 2
    • BamBam, Thai singer
    • Blake Rutherford, American baseball first baseman and outfielder
  • May 3
    • Desiigner, American hip hop artist
    • Ivana Jorović, Serbian tennis player
  • May 5Nicolas D'Oriano, French swimmer
  • May 6Duncan Scott, Scottish swimmer
  • May 7Youri Tielemans, Belgian footballer
  • May 10Enes Ünal, Turkish footballer
  • May 11Olivia Tjandramulia, Australian tennis player
  • May 12
    • Morgan Lake, English athlete
    • Odeya Rush, Israeli-born American actress
  • May 15Ousmane Dembélé, French footballer
  • May 16Cloe and Holly Mackie, English actresses
  • May 17Ayron Verkindere, Belgian footballer
  • May 19Oliver Kylington, Swedish ice hockey player
  • May 21
    • Viktoria Petryk, Ukrainian singer-songwriter
    • Kevin Quinn, American actor and singer
  • May 22Lauri Markkanen, Finnish basketbal player
  • May 23Joe Gomez, English footballer
  • May 26Julian Zhi Jie Yee, Malaysian figure skater
  • May 27Kenneth Weishuhn, American gay bullying victim (d. 2012)
  • May 28Maguilaura Frias, Peruvian volleyball player
  • May 30Jake Short, American actor
  • May 31
    • Inês Murta, Portuguese tennis player
    • Adalberto Peñaranda, Venezuelan footballer

June

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Madison Kocian

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Mary-Lynn Neil

  • June 5Sam Darnold, American football player
  • June 6Grant Shoults, American swimmer
  • June 8Jeļena Ostapenko, Latvian tennis player
  • June 9Shen Duo, Chinese swimmer
  • June 10Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, Ukrainian basketball player
  • June 11
    • Julia Lavrentieva, Ukrainian pair skater
    • John Hunter Nemechek, American stock car racing driver
  • June 12Gabrielle Jupp, British artistic gymnast
  • June 15Madison Kocian, American artistic gymnast
  • June 18Mary-Lynn Neil, Canadian singer-songwriter
  • June 20Giuseppe Bausilio, Swiss actor
  • June 21
    • Ferdinand Zvonimir von Habsburg, Austrian heir apparent
    • Rebecca Black, American singer
    • Derrius Guice, American football player
  • June 27Ramadan Sobhi, Egyptian footballer
  • June 28Shakur Stevenson, American boxer
  • June 30
    • Avika Gor, Indian actress
    • Iryna Shymanovich, Russian tennis player

July

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Grigoriy Oparin

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Malala Yousafzai

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Chiara Hölzl

  • July 1Grigoriy Oparin, Russian chess Grandmaster
  • July 2Marquese Chriss, American basketball player
  • July 3
    • Mia McKenna-Bruce, English actress
    • Georgios Papagiannis, Greek basketball player
    • Filip Sachpekidis, Swedish footballer
  • July 5
    • Park Ji-min, South Korean singer
    • Anna Styazhkina, Russian chess champion
  • July 7Erina Ikuta, Japanese singer
  • July 8Bryce Love, American football player and sprinter
  • July 10Rena Kato, Japanese singer
  • July 12Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist
  • July 13Leo Howard, American actor and martial artist
  • July 15Phathana Inthavong, Laotian swimmer
  • July 17
    • Hardy Binguila, Congolese footballer
    • Sadie Robertson, American television personality
    • Amadou Diawara, Guinese footballer
  • July 18
    • Chiara Hölzl, Austrian ski jumper
    • Kwon Jin-ah, South Korean singer
    • Bam Adebayo, American basketball player
    • Noah Lyles, American sprinter
  • July 19
    • Kang Young-seo, South Korean alpine skier
    • Zach Werenski, American ice hockey player
  • July 24
    • Emre Mor, Turkish footballer
    • Andreas Varady, Slovak jazz guitarist
  • July 25
    • Kayli Barker, American race car driver
    • Louis Reed, English footballer
  • July 26Ewa Swoboda, Polish track and field sprinter
  • July 27Craig Wighton, Scottish footballer
  • July 28Bilal Ould-Chikh, Dutch-Moroccan footballer
  • July 30Steven Purugganan, American sport stacker
  • July 31Barbie Forteza, Filipina actress

August

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Daniel Crowley

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Kylie Jenner

  • August 1Yomif Kejelcha, Ethiopian long-distance runner
  • August 2
    • Christina Robinson, American actress
    • Ivan Šaponjić, Serbian footballer
  • August 3
  • August 4Cinzia Zehnder, Swiss footballer
  • August 5
    • Olivia Holt, American actress
    • Adam Irigoyen, American actor
    • Xu Jiao, Chinese actress
    • Laura Waem, Belgian artistic gymnast
    • Clara van Wel, English-born New Zealand singer, songwriter
    • Braxton Garrett, American baseball pitcher
  • August 6Sander Svendsen, Norwegian footballer
  • August 7Kyler Murray, American football player
  • August 9Leon Bailey, Jamaican footballer
  • August 10Kylie Jenner, American model and television personality
  • August 13Yeo Jin-goo, South Korean actor
  • August 14
  • August 16
    • Greyson Chance, American singer, songwriter and pianist
    • Piper Curda, American actress
  • August 18Renato Sanches, Portuguese footballer
  • August 19
    • Maria Titova, Russian rhythmic gymnast
    • Bartłomiej Drągowski, Polish footballer
  • August 22Neil O'Brien, Irish actor
  • August 24Alan Walker, British-Norwegian music producer
  • August 25
  • August 28Emilia McCarthy, Canadian actress

September

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Tsukushi

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Dean-Charles Chapman

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Leah Keiser

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Max Verstappen

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Alisson Krystle Perticheto

  • September 1Maria Stavitskaia, Russian figure skater
  • September 2Brandon Ingram, American basketball player
  • September 3Salome Phajava, Georgian rhythmic gymnast
  • September 6Tsukushi, Japanese professional wrestler
  • September 7Dean-Charles Chapman, English actor
  • September 9Shriya Sharma, Indian actress
  • September 13Leah Keiser, American figure skater
  • September 14
    • Pragathi Guruprasad, Indian playback singer
    • Benjamin Wahlgren Ingrosso, Swedish singer and actor
  • September 15
    • Jeisson Vargas, Chilean footballer
    • Forrest Whitley, American baseball pitcher
  • September 16
    • Zsanett Kaján, Hungarian footballer
    • Julian Marcus Trono, Filipino actor
  • September 17
    • Auston Matthews, American ice hockey player
    • Luke Greenbank, British swimmer.
  • September 18Alisson Krystle Perticheto, Filipina figure skater
  • September 20Aurélie Fanchette, Seychellois swimmer
  • September 24Malaya Watson, American singer and tuba player
  • September 30
    • Yana Kudryavtseva, Russian rhythmic gymnast
    • Max Verstappen, Dutch racing driver

October

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Bella Thorne

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Zach Callison

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Marcus Rashford

  • October 2Justina Sharp, American fashion blogger
  • October 3
    • Jin Boyang, Chinese figure skater
    • Jo-Ane van Dyk, South African javelin thrower
  • October 4Seamus O'Connor, Irish snowboarder
  • October 6
    • Chih-I Tsao, Taiwanese figure skater
    • Kasper Dolberg, Danish footballer
  • October 7Kira Kosarin, American actress
  • October 8
    • Bella Thorne, American actress
    • Steven Bergwijn, Dutch footballer
  • October 9Angelica Moser, Swish athlete
  • October 15Adora Svitak, American child prodigy
  • October 17Václav Černý, Czech footballer
  • October 23
    • Daphne Blunt, American fashion blogger
    • Zach Callison, American actor
  • October 24Park So-youn, South Korean figure skater
  • October 27
    • Li Meiyi, Chinese pair skater
    • Lonzo Ball, American basketball player
  • October 28Sierra McCormick, American actress
  • October 31
    • Sydney Park, American actress and comedian
    • Marcus Rashford, English footballer

November

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Stratos Iordanoglou

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James Whitley

  • November 1Alex Wolff, American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor
  • November 3Lázaro Martínez, Cuban triple jumper
  • November 4
    • Bea Binene, Filipino actress
    • Stratos Iordanoglou, Greek basketball player
    • Sandra Samir, Egyptian tennis player
  • November 6Riley Pint, American baseball pitcher
  • November 7Martina Piemonte, Italian footballer
  • November 9
    • Matthew Fisher, English cricketer
    • Alex Kirilloff, American baseball outfielder
  • November 10Khalil Madovi, English rapper and actor
  • November 12Dexter Lawrence, American football player
  • November 17
  • November 18Olivier Boscagli, French footballer
  • November 19
    • McCaughey septuplets, American septuplets
    • Rachel Parsons, American ice dancer
  • November 23Akari Takeuchi, Japanese singer
  • November 25Dennis Smith Jr., American basketball player
  • November 27Song Yoo-geun, South Korean child prodigy
  • November 28Thor Salden, Belgian singer
  • November 29
    • Agata Kryger, Polish figure skater
    • Ye Qiuyu, Chinese tennis player
  • November 30Liu Huixia, Chinese diver

December

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Ana Konjuh

  • December 3
  • December 4Ruru Madrid, Filipino actor
  • December 8Ilaria Käslin, Swiss artistic gymnast
  • December 11Ben Cook, American actor
  • December 15
    • Stefania LaVie Owen, American-New Zealand actress
    • Magdalena Fręch, Polish tennis player
  • December 16Zara Larsson, Swedish singer
  • December 17Shoma Uno, Japanese figure skater
  • December 20
    • Suzuka Nakamoto, Japanese singer
    • De'Aaron Fox, American basketball player
  • December 23Luka Jović, Serbian footballer
  • December 24
    • Oreoluwa Cherebin, Grenadian swimmer
    • Neeraj Chopra, Indian Track and field athlete
  • December 27
    • Ana Konjuh, Croatian tennis player
    • Zhao Ziquan, Chinese figure skater
  • December 30Anastasiya Malyavina, Ukrainian swimmer

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January

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Melvin Calvin

  • January 1Townes Van Zandt, American folk singer (b. 1944)
  • January 4Harry Helmsley, American real estate mogul (b. 1909)
  • January 5Burton Lane, American composer and lyricist (b. 1912)
  • January 6Catherine Scorsese, Italian-American actress (b. 1912)
  • January 8Melvin Calvin, American chemist (b. 1911)
  • January 9Jesse White, American actor (b. 1917)
  • January 10
    • Sheldon Leonard, American producer, actor, director (b. 1907)
    • Alexander R. Todd, Baron Todd, Scottish chemist (b. 1907)
  • January 12
    • Charles Brenton Huggins, Canadian-born cancer researcher (b. 1901)
    • Jill Summers, English actress (b. 1910)
  • January 17Clyde Tombaugh, American astronomer (b. 1906)
  • January 18Paul Tsongas, American politician (b. 1941)
  • January 19
    • James Dickey, American poet and novelist (b. 1923)
    • Adriana Caselotti, American actress (b. 1916)
  • January 20
    • Curt Flood, American baseball player (b. 1938)
    • Edith Brown, English Titanic survivor (b. 1896)
  • January 21
    • Colonel Tom Parker, Dutch-born celebrity manager (b. 1909)
    • Pilar Barbosa, Puerto Rican educator and historian (b. 1898)
  • January 22Billy Mackenzie, Scottish singer (b. 1957)
  • January 23Richard Berry, American singer and composer (b. 1935)
  • January 24Gengan Tonaki, Japanese super-centenarian (b. 1884)
  • January 25Jeane Dixon, American astrologer (b. 1904)
  • January 26Laurence Stoddard, American Olympic rower - Men's eights (b. 1903)
  • January 27Cecil Arthur Lewis, British fighter pilot (b. 1898)
  • January 30Charles Hargens, American painter. (b. 1893)
  • January 31Johnny Klein, American drummer (b. 1918)

February

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Deng Xiaoping

March

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Cheddi Jagan

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Friedrich Hund

  • March 4
    • Robert H. Dicke, American experimental physicist (b. 1916)
    • Carey Loftin, American actor and stuntman (b. 1914)
  • March 6
    • Cheddi Jagan, President of Guyana (b. 1918)
    • Ursula Torday, British writer (b. 1912)
  • March 7
    • Edward Mills Purcell, American physicist (b. 1912)
    • Martin Kippenberger, German artist (b. 1953)
  • March 8Gershon Liebman, French rabbi (b. 1905)
  • March 9
    • The Notorious B.I.G., American rapper (b. 1972)
    • Terry Nation, Welsh screenwriter (b. 1930)
  • March 10LaVern Baker, American singer (b. 1929)
  • March 14Fred Zinnemann, Austrian-born director (b. 1907)
  • March 15Gail Davis, American actress (b. 1925)
  • March 17Jermaine Stewart, American singer (b. 1957)
  • March 19Willem de Kooning, Dutch artist (b. 1904)
  • March 20Tony Zale, American boxer (b. 1913)
  • March 21
    • Wilbert Awdry, British children's writer (b. 1911)
    • John Nemechek, American race car driver (b. 1970)
  • March 31Friedrich Hund, German physicist (b. 1896)

April

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Allen Ginsberg

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Chaim Herzog

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Diosdado Macapagal

  • April 1Jolie Gabor, Hungarian socialite (b. 1896)
  • April 4Leo Picard, Israeli geologist (b. 1900)
  • April 5
    • Allen Ginsberg, American poet (b. 1926)
    • Ignazio Buttitta, Sicilian dialectal poet (b. 1899)
  • April 8Laura Nyro, American singer and composer (b. 1947)
  • April 7Georgy Shonin, Russian cosmonaut (b. 1935)
  • April 12George Wald, American scientist (b. 1906)
  • April 13
    • Dorothy Frooks, American author, military figure and actress. (b. 1896)
    • Rodolfo Oroz, Chilean writer, professor, and philologist (b. 1895)
  • April 15Mildred Cleghorn, Chairwoman of the Fort Sill Apache tribe (b. 1910)
  • April 16
    • Doris Angleton, American socialite (b. 1951)
    • Roland Topor, French illustrator (b. 1938)
  • April 17Chaim Herzog, Israel politician, 6th President of Israel (b. 1917)
  • April 19El Duce, American singer and drummer (b. 1958)
  • April 20
    • Jean Louis, American costume designer (b. 1907)
    • Henry Mucci, American army ranger (b. 1909)
  • April 21Diosdado Macapagal, 9th President of the Philippines (b. 1910)
  • April 22
    • Reg Gammon, English painter and illustrator (b. 1894)
    • Baroness Seear, British politician (b. 1913)
  • April 24Pat Paulsen, American comedian (b. 1927)
  • April 26John Beal, American actor (b. 1909)
  • April 30Henry Picard, American golfer (b. 1906)

May

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Harry Blackstone Jr.

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Virgilio Barco Vargas

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Manfred von Ardenne

  • May 1Bo Widerberg, Swedish film director (b. 1930)
  • May 2John Eccles, Australian neurophysiologist (b. 1903)
  • May 4Alvy Moore, American actor (b. 1921)
  • May 5Walter Gotell, German actor (b. 1924)
  • May 11Howard Morton, American actor (b. 1925)
  • May 14
    • Harry Blackstone Jr., American magician (b. 1934)
    • Thelma Carpenter, American singer and actress (b. 1922)
  • May 16Giuseppe De Santis, Italian film director (b. 1917)
  • May 20Virgilio Barco Vargas, 27th President of Colombia (b. 1921)
  • May 22
    • Alfred Hershey, American biochemist (b. 1908)
    • Stanisław Swianiewicz, Polish economist and historian (b. 1899)
  • May 23James Lee Byars, American artist (b. 1932)
  • May 24Edward Mulhare, Irish actor (b. 1923)
  • May 26
    • Manfred von Ardenne, German physicist and inventor (b. 1907)
    • Ralph Horween, American football player and coach (b. 1896)
  • May 29
    • Jeff Buckley, American musician (b. 1966)
    • George Fenneman, American radio and television announcer (b. 1919)
  • May 31James Bennett Griffin, American archaeologist (b. 1905)

June

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Jacques-Yves Cousteau

  • June 2Helen Jacobs, American tennis champion (b. 1908)
  • June 3Dennis James, American game show host (b. 1917)
  • June 6Magda Gabor, American actress (b. 1914)
  • June 8Reid Shelton, American actor (b. 1924)
  • June 12Bulat Okudzhava, Soviet singer (b. 1924)
  • June 14
    • Helmut Fischer, German actor (b. 1926)
    • Richard Jaeckel, American actor (b. 1926)
  • June 15Jaidyn Leskie, Australian murder victim (b. 1996)
  • June 22
    • Gérard Pelletier, French journalist, politician and diplomat (b. 1919)
    • Don Henderson, British actor (b. 1932)
  • June 23
    • Betty Shabazz, American educator and activist (b. 1936)
    • William Slater Brown, American novelist, biographer and translator (b. 1896)
  • June 24
    • Don Hutson, American football player (b. 1913)
    • Brian Keith, American actor (b. 1921)
  • June 25Jacques-Yves Cousteau, French explorer (b. 1910)
  • June 26Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Hawaiian singer (b. 1959)
  • June 28Mrs. Miller, American singer (b. 1907)
  • June 29William Hickey, American actor (b. 1927)

July

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Robert Mitchum

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James Stewart

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Chuhei Nanbu

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Bao Dai

  • July 1
    • Robert Mitchum, American actor (b. 1917)
    • Charles Werner, American cartoonist (b. 1909)
  • July 2James Stewart, American actor (b. 1908)
  • July 4
    • Charles Kuralt, American television reporter (b. 1934)
    • John Zachary Young, British biologist (b. 1907)
  • July 7Royston Tickner, English actor (b. 1922)
  • July 13Alexandra Danilova, Russian dancer (b. 1903)
  • July 14Sir Garfield Barwick, Australian Chief Justice (b. 1903)
  • July 15Gianni Versace, Italian fashion designer (b. 1946)
  • July 18Eugene Merle Shoemaker, American astronomer (b. 1928)
  • July 20John Akii-Bua, Ugandan hurdler (b. 1949)
  • July 23Chūhei Nambu, Japanese athlete (b. 1904)
  • July 24
    • William J. Brennan, American Supreme Court Justice (b. 1906)
    • Frank Parker, American tennis champion (b. 1916)
  • July 25Ben Hogan, American golf champion (b. 1912)
  • July 27K'tut Tantri, American broadcaster and hotelier, (b. 1899)
  • July 30Bảo Đại, Emperor of Vietnam (b. 1913)

August

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Diana, Princess of Wales

September

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Mother Teresa of Calcutta

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Mobutu Sese Seko

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Red Skelton

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Roy Lichtenstein

October

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John Denver

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Audra Lindley

  • October 1Jerome H. Lemelson, American inventor (b. 1923)
  • October 4
    • Otto Ernst Remer, German Wehrmacht officer (b. 1912)
    • Gunpei Yokoi, Japanese video game franchise creator (b. 1941)
  • October 5
    • Brian Pillman, American professional wrestler (b. 1962)
    • Arthur Tracy, American singer (b. 1899)
  • October 6
    • Adrienne Hill, British actress (b. 1937)
    • Johnny Vander Meer, American baseball player (b. 1914)
  • October 12John Denver, American musician (b. 1943)
  • October 13Adil Çarçani, Albanian politician (b. 1922)
  • October 14Harold Robbins, American writer (b. 1916)
  • October 16
    • Audra Lindley, American actress (b. 1918)
    • James A. Michener, American writer (b. 1907)
  • October 19Glen Buxton, American guitarist (b. 1947)
  • October 20Ron Tarr, English actor (b. 1936)
  • October 21Dolph Camilli, American baseball player (b. 1907)
  • October 22Leonid Amalrik, Russian animator (b. 1905)
  • October 23Bert Haanstra, Dutch filmmaker (b. 1916)
  • October 24Don Messick, American voice actor (b. 1926)
  • October 25Tina Lattanzi, Italian actress (b. 1897)
  • October 28Paul Jarrico, American screenwriter (b. 1915)
  • October 29
    • Andreas Gerasimos Michalitsianos, American astrophysicist (b. 1947)
    • Anton Szandor LaVey, American author and Satanist (b. 1930)
    • Alexander zu Dohna-Schlobitten, German Junker, soldier, and author (b. 1899)
  • October 30Samuel Fuller, American screenwriter and director (b. 1912)

November

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Michael Hutchence

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Hastings Kamuzu Banda

December

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Stéphane Grappelli

  • December 1Stéphane Grappelli, French violinist (b. 1908)
  • December 2
    • Shirley Crabtree, British professional wrestler (b. 1930)
    • Michael Hedges, American composer and guitarist (b. 1953)
  • December 7Billy Bremner, British footballer (b. 1942)
  • December 9Lucy Jane Askew, British supercentenarian (b. 1883)
  • December 14
    • Stubby Kaye, American actor (b. 1918)
    • Owen Barfield, British philosopher, poet, and critic (b. 1898)
  • December 16
    • Lillian Disney, American artist (b. 1899)
    • Nicolette Larson, American pop singer (b. 1952)
    • Thomas J. Parmley, American academic (b. 1897)
  • December 18Chris Farley, American actor and comedian (b. 1964)
  • December 19
    • Masaru Ibuka, Japanese electronics industrialist (b. 1908)
    • David Schramm, American astrophysicist (b. 1945)
  • December 20
    • Juzo Itami, Japanese film director (b. 1933)
    • Denise Levertov, English-born American poet (b. 1923)
  • December 21Amie Comeaux, American country singer (b. 1976)
  • December 23Stanley Cortez, American cinematographer (b. 1908)
  • December 24Toshiro Mifune, Japanese actor (b. 1920)
  • December 25
    • Denver Pyle, American actor (b. 1920)
    • Anita Conti, French explorer and photographer (b. 1899)
  • December 27Billy Wright, Northern Irish paramilitary leader (b. 1960)
  • December 31
    • Billie Dove, American actress (b. 1903)
    • Michael LeMoyne Kennedy, American socialite (b. 1958)

Date unknown

  • Laurence Henry Hicks, Australian composer (b. 1912)

Nobel Prizes

  • ChemistryPaul D. Boyer, John E. Walker, Jens C. Skou
  • EconomicsBank of SwedenRobert C. Merton, Myron Scholes
  • LiteratureDario Fo
  • PeaceInternational Campaign to Ban Landmines and Jody Williams
  • PhysicsSteven Chu, Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, William D. Phillips
  • MedicineStanley B. Prusiner

In fiction

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References

  1. "DocGuide". DocGuide. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
  2. Alex Taylor III (February 24, 2006). "The Birth of the Prius - March 6, 2006". Money.cnn.com. Retrieved November 8, 2011.
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