#519 Katarina Witt / Andrew Stanton – 03 December 1965

Katarina Witt

Katarina Witt (born 3 December 1965) is a German figure skater and model. She won two Olympic gold medals for East Germany, first in the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics and the second in 1988 at the Calgary Olympics. She won the World Championships four times (in 1984, 1985, 1987, and 1988), and six consecutive European Championships (1983–1988). She won silver medals at both the 1982 and 1986 World Figure Skating Championships. Her competitive record makes her one of the most successful figure skaters of all time.

Andrew Stanton

Andrew Stanton (born December 3, 1965) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and occasional voice actor based at Pixar Animation Studios. His film work includes writing and directing Finding Nemo and WALL-E; both films earned him the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.


Also born on this day:
Barbara Garrick is an American actress
Jiang Wenhao was a PLAAF pilot who defected to Taiwan
Steve Bunce is a freelance television and radio sport pundit and newspaper columnist
Jason Love is a former Australian rules football er
Steve Harris is an American actor
Miguel Illescas is a prominent Spanish grandmaster of chess
Jonathan Steuer is a pioneer in online publishing

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