Famous Births and Deaths on this day in history
1964 – Kevin Ball
Kevin Ball is an English former footballer who holds the position of senior professional development coach at Sunderland.
Ball played 129 times for Portsmouth scoring 4 goals between 1983 – 1990
1969 – Jason Cundy
Jason Cundy is an English former footballer and radio broadcaster. He currently presents The Sports Bar on talksport, ‘Jason Cundy Kicks Off’ on London Live as well as commentating and presenting for Chelsea TV.
Cundy played 11 times for Portsmouth in 1999
1979 – Cote de Pablo
María José de Pablo Fernández, known professionally as Cote de Pablo, is a Chilean-American actress and singer. Born in Santiago, Chile, she moved to the United States at the age of ten, where she studied acting.
De Pablo co-hosted episodes of the Latin-American talk show Control with former Entertainment Tonight host, Carlos Ponce, at the age of 15 before attending Carnegie Mellon University to study music and theatre. After appearing in a number of television roles, she was cast to portray main character Ziva David in the CBS television series NCIS in 2005. De Pablo won an ALMA Award for the role in 2011, and NCIS became the most watched television program in the United States during season 10 (2012–13).
She performed a portion of Tom Waits’ song “Temptation” for a 2008 episode of NCIS. Outside of the series, she has acted as a vocalist for songs in Roberto Pitre’s Vivo En Vida CD.
1994 – Janet Devlin
Janet Maureen Aoife Ní Devlin is an Irish singer-songwriter who rose to prominence in the eighth series of The X Factor in 2011 where she finished in fifth place.
Devlin’s debut album was launched in October 2012 via PledgeMusic with a limited “pledgers only” release on 1 July 2013. It received general release with new songs and reworked tracks on 9 June 2014.