15 September: today's birthdays

  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - Nigerian writer of Igbo decent. She wrote Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun
  • Jacques Becker - French film director and screenwriter
  • Josh Charles - American actor
  • Agatha Christie - Pen name of English writer Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller. She created the fictional character Hercule Poirot, a Belgian detective
  • Aly Cissokho - French soccer player of Senegalese descent
  • François de La Rochefoucauld - French writer and philosopher. He wrote Memoirs and Maximes
  • Fernando De la Rúa - Argentine politician
  • Porfirio Díaz - Mexican politician
  • Anne Geddes - Australian photographer. She is best known for her images about newborn babies
  • Tommy Lee Jones - American actor and film director
  • Garang Kuol - Australian professional footballer born in Egypt. In January 2023, he will join English Premier League club Newcastle United.
    The correct pronunciation of Garang Kuol is gah-rahng koo-ohl.
  • Emmerson Mnangagwa - Zimbabwean politician, born Emmerson Dambudziko Garwe Mnangagwa. He is currently serving as the President of Zimbabwe
  • Johan Neeskens - Dutch soccer player
  • Oliver Stone - American film director and screenwriter. He won an Oscar for Writing Adapted Screenplay and two Oscars for Best Director
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