1925 – M.S Swaminathan, geneticist, known as the ‘Indian Father of the Green Revolution’ and his work concerning sustainable agriculture, food and the preservation of biodiversity.
1957 – Alexander Dityatin, Leningrad, Russia, Soviet gymnast and 3 time Olympic champion, and the first person to be awarded a perfect score of 10, a feat he achieved in the long horse vault.
1960 – David Duchovny, Actor known for roles such as Fox Mulder in The X-Files, and Hank Moody in Californication
1966- Jimmy Wales, Internet entrepreneur best known for being co-founder and promoter of Wikipedia.
1974 – Michael Shannon, Actor known for roles such as Nelson Van Alden in Broadwalk Empire and John Givings in the Revolutionary Road.
1975 – Charlize Theron, Actress known for roles such as Aileen Wuornos in Monster, and Candy Kendall in The Cider House Rules.