Paul Dickov, Doncaster Rovers manager and Star guest columnist, turned 42 yesterday.
He celebrated it with a 2-1 victory over Bradford City at Valley Parade in the League One Yorkshire derby.
The Livingston-born former Manchester City striker, shared his birthday with some exalted company:
Gary Player (golf) - South African winner of nine majors, born 1935.
Alfio Basile (soccer) - former Argentina manager, born 1943.
Sharron Davies (swimming) - Olympic 400 metres silver medallist at the Moscow Games in 1980 and now TV commentator, born 1962.
Mark Hughes (soccer) - Stoke manager and former Manchester United and Wales striker, born 1963.
Matt Elliott (soccer) - former Leicester and Scotland defender, born 1968.
Geoff Horsfield (soccer) - former Birmingham and West Brom striker, born 1973.
VVS Laxman (cricket) - former India batsman, born 1974.
Jon Wilkin (rugby league) - St Helens second row, born 1983.
Kevin Foley (soccer) - Wolves and Republic of Ireland defender, born 1984.