Ruben Studdard, born 1978: American R&B and soul singer recognized for winning the second season of American Idol
Jesse Owens, born 1913: American track and field olympian and winner of five gold medals
Gerry Beckley, born 1952: Singer known for singing Horse with No Name with rock trio America
Yao Ming, born 1980: Former Chinese basketball player for the Houston Astros
Benjamin McKenzie, born 1978: American actor known for playing Ryan Atwood on The O.C.