Famous People Born in 1906 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 488

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May 29 T. H. White, English author (King Arthur), born in Bombay, India (d. 1964)

Author T. H. White
Author
T. H. White
  • May 30 Bruno Gröning, German faith healer (d. 1959)
  • Jun 3 Josephine Baker, American dancer/Parisian night club owner (Folies-Bergere) in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1975)
  • Jun 3 Louis Simmonds, bookseller
  • Jun 3 Norman Gallichan, cricketer (all-rounder in 1 Test NZ v England 1937)
  • Jun 3 Robert Brown Black, British diplomat/gov (Hong Kong)
  • Jun 3 Walter Robins, cricketer (dynamic England leg-spin all-rounder)
  • Jun 4 Richard Whorf, actor/director (Yankee Doodle Dandy, Keeper of Flame)
  • Jun 5 Kenneth Anderson, deputy comptroller (British GPO)
  • Jun 5 Margaret Rawlings, actress (Roman Holiday)
  • Jun 5 Viscount Rochdale, British CEO
  • Jun 6 Max Zorn, German mathematician (lemma of Zorn)
  • Jun 8 Charles Janssens, Belgium, actor (Mira, Malpertuis)
  • Jun 8 S Nazir Ali, cricketer (bro of Wazir Ali, India's 1st Test 1932)
  • Jun 9 Tonio Selwart, Germany, actor (Barefoot Contessa, Naked Maja)
  • Jun 10 Janos Viski, Hungarian composer, born in Kolozsvár (d. 1961)
  • Jun 11 Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop, bishop
  • Jun 12 Sandro Penna, Italian poet (d. 1977)
  • Jun 13 Bruno de Finetti, Italian mathematician (d. 1985)
  • Jun 14 Carl Esmond, Wien (Vienna) Austria, actor (Smash-Up)
  • Jun 14 Gil Lamb, actor (Hit Parade of 1947, Riding High), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 14 Margaret Bourke-White, photographer,1st female LIFE staff photographer, born in New York City (d. 1971)
  • Jun 15 Louis RJ Ridder van Rappard, Dutch mayor (Zoelen)
  • Jun 15 Léon Degrelle, Belgian SS officer (d. 1994)
  • Jun 16 Alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's)
  • Jun 17 Thomas G Cowling, British mathematician/astronomer
  • Jun 18 Kay Kyser, Rocky Mount NC, orchestra leader (Kay Kyser's Kollege)
  • Jun 19 Ernst Boris Chain, German-born biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)
  • Jun 19 Walter Rauff, German colonel (d. 1984)
  • Jun 20 Bob Howard, Newton Mass, singer/pianist (Sing it Again)
  • Jun 21 Luis Maria Millet, composer
  • Jun 21 Harold Spina, American composer (d. 1997)

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Jun 22 Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American author and aviator (Gift from the Sea), born in Englewood, New Jersey

Aviation Pioneer and Author Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Aviation Pioneer and Author
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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Jun 22 Billy Wilder, Austrian-born American filmmakerr (Some Like It Hot, Apartment, Stalag 17), born in Vienna, Austria

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Filmmaker
Billy Wilder
  • Jun 22 Richard Fanshawe, England, equestion 3 day event (Olympic-bronze-1936)
  • Jun 23 Wolfgang Koeppen, writer
  • Jun 24 Pierre Fournier, violon cellist (Paris Conservatoire), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 24 Willard Maas, American educator and experimental filmmaker (d. 1971)
  • Jun 25 Roger Livesey, Barry Wales, actor (Drums, Life & Death of Col Blimp)
  • Jun 26 Stefan Andres, German writer (Wir sind Utopia), born in Dhrönchen (d. 1970)
  • Jun 26 Viktor Schreckengost, American industrial designer (d. 2008)
  • Jun 27 Catherine Cookson, English novelist (Bannaman Legacy)
  • Jun 27 Vernon P Watkins, Welsh poet (Ballad of Mari Lwyd)
  • Jun 28 Maria Goeppert Mayer, US atomic physicist (Nobel 1963)
  • Jun 28 Nancy Mayhew Youngman, English painter and educationalist, born in Maidstone, England (d. 1995)
  • Jun 28 Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/music historian
  • Jun 29 Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Russian general (d. 1945)
  • Jun 30 Ralph Allen, English footballer (d. 1981)
  • Jun 30 Anthony Mann, American film actor and director (d. 1967)
  • Jul 1 Edward Lansing Gordon Jr, long jumper (Olympic-gold-32), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Jul 1 Frank Parker, American actor (Shawn-Days of our Life), born in NYC, New York

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Jul 1 Estée Lauder, CEO (Estée Lauder cosmetics) (d. 2004), born in New York City

Cosmetics Company Founder Estée Lauder
Cosmetics Company Founder
Estée Lauder
  • Jul 2 Alan Webb, actor (King Lear, Taming of Shrew, Challenge of Lassie)
  • Jul 2 Hans Bethe, physicist (Nobel 1967), peace worker
  • Jul 2 Robert Levine Sanders, composer
  • Jul 3 Francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau)
  • Jul 3 George Sanders, Russia, actor (All About Eve-Academy Award 1950)
  • Jul 3 Gwendolen Rees, zoologist
  • Jul 3 Jack Earle, American actor and sideshow performer (d. 1952)
  • Jul 4 Vincent Joseph Schaefer, Schenectady New York, American Chemist and Meteorologist (cloud seeding)
  • Jul 6 Agnes Elisabeth Lutyens, composer
  • Jul 7 Harry Von Zell, sidekick (George Burns Show)
  • Jul 7 [Leroy] Satchel Paige, baseball pitcher, never look back
  • Jul 7 William Feller, Croatian mathematician (d. 1970)
  • Jul 7 Anton Karas, Viennese musician (d. 1985)
  • Jul 8 Philip Johnson, Cortalyou architect, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 9 Beene Dubbelboer, Dutch writer (Secret Resistance)
  • Jul 9 Walter Sande, actor (Navy vs Night Monsters), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jul 11 Harry Von Zell, TV announcer (Burns & Allen), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Jul 11 Herbert Wehner, German communist/anti-communist politician (SPD)
  • Jul 13 Harry Sosnik, orchestra leader (Jack Carter Show, Your Hit Parade), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 14 Arthur James Bramwell Hutchings, composer
  • Jul 14 Tom Carvel, ice cream mogul (Carvels)
  • Jul 15 Edmund Davies, British lord of appeal
  • Jul 15 Rudolf "Rudi" Uhlenhaut, German automotive engineer and test driver (Mercedes Benz) (d. 1989)
  • Jul 16 Vincent Sherman, American film director (d. 2006)
  • Jul 17 John Carroll, [Julian LaFaye], actor (Wolf Call), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jul 18 Belle Stewart, Scottish traditional singer, born in Caputh (d. 1997)
  • Jul 18 Clifford Odets, US, dramatist (1961 Award of Merit-Golden Boy)
  • Jul 18 S I Hayakawa, (Sen-R-CA), educator (Language in Action)
  • Jul 19 Klaus Egge, Gransherad, Telemark Norway, composer (Noregsonger)
  • Jul 19 Wim van Doorne, Dutch car manufacturer (DAF)
  • Jul 21 Daniel Ayala Perez, composer
  • Jul 23 Clancy Cooper, actress (Enchanted Forest, Girls in Chains)
  • Jul 23 Wolfgang Gentner, German nuclear physicist
  • Jul 23 Chandrasekhar Azad, Indian revolutionary (d. 1931)
  • Jul 23 Vladimir Prelog, Sarajevo, Croatian-Swiss Chemist and Nobel Laureate
  • Jul 26 Armando Jose Fernandes, composer
  • Jul 26 Irena Iłłakowicz, Polish agent of Intelligence (d. 1943)

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Jul 27 Leo Durocher, American baseball player and manager (Brooklyn Dodgers, NY Giants), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher
  • Jul 27 Herbert Jasper, Canadian physiologist and neurologist (d. 1999)
  • Jul 27 Jerzy Giedroyc, Polish writer and activist (d. 2000)
  • Jul 28 Gottlob Frick, German opera singer, born in Ölbronn-Dürrn (d. 1994)
  • Jul 29 Diana Vreeland, French-born fashion editor (d. 1989)
  • Jul 30 L'udovit Rajter, composer
  • Jul 30 Serafin Pro, Cuban composer, born in La Habana (d. 1977)
  • Aug 1 William Hayter, Oxford, Oxfordshire, British diplomat and Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1953-1957)
  • Aug 2 Albert Goodwin, historian
  • Aug 3 Leonard Huizinga, Dutch journalist/writer (Adriaan & Olivier)
  • Aug 4 Marie-Jose von Saksen-Coburg, Belgian Princess
  • Aug 5 Francis Walder, [Francois Waldburger], Belgian author
  • Aug 5 John Huston, Nevada Mo, director/writer (African Queen, Chinatown)
  • Aug 5 Wassely Leontief, Russ/US economist (Nobel 1973)
  • Aug 6 Ken Strong, NFL, AFL halfback (Staten Island, NY Yanks, NY Giants)
  • Aug 6 Vic Dickenson, American trombonist (d. 1984)
  • Aug 7 Gerhard Frommel, composer
  • Aug 8 Andre Demedts, Flemish writer (Rainfall of the Days)
  • Aug 10 Era Bell Thompson, [Dakota Dick], US actress (Ebony)
  • Aug 12 Harry Hopman, Australian-born tennis player and coach (d. 1985)
  • Aug 12 Tedd Pierce, American animator (d. 1972)
  • Aug 15 Finn Videro, Danish organist and composer, born in Fuglebjerg, Næstved (d. 1987)
  • Aug 16 Franz Josef II, prince of Liechtenstein (1938-89)
  • Aug 17 Hazel Bishop, chemist/cosmetics manufacturer
  • Aug 17 Marcello J das Neves Alves Caetano, premier of Portugal (1968-74)
  • Aug 18 Andre Van Gyseghem, England, actor (Search for the Nile)
  • Aug 19 June Collyer, American actress (Before Midnight, Charley's Aunt), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 19 Philo T Farnsworth, Beaver Utah, inventor (electronic TV)
  • Aug 21 Joachim Homs, composer
  • Aug 21 Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet, advertising magnate
  • Aug 25 Eugen Gerstenmaier, German politician (CDU)
  • Aug 25 Mollie Panter-Downes, writer
  • Aug 25 Jim Smith, England cricketer (d. 1979)
  • Aug 26 Albert B Sabin, Russia, US microbiologist (oral polio vaccine)

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Aug 27 Ed Gein, American serial killer (inspired Psycho & The Texas Chainsaw Massacre), born in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, (d. 1984)

Murderer and Body Snatcher Ed Gein
Murderer and Body Snatcher
Ed Gein
  • Aug 28 John Betjeman, poet (Mount Zion) and English Poet Laureate (1972-1984), born in London (d. 1984)
  • Aug 29 Lurene Tuttle, Pleasant Lake Ind, actress (Father of Bride, Julia)
  • Aug 30 Countess of Longford, biographer/historian
  • Aug 30 [Rose] Joan Blondell, American actress (Grease, The Blue Veil), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 31 Vivienne Byerley, publicist
  • Sep 1 Franz Biebl, German composer (d. 2001)
  • Sep 4 Alexander Moyzes, composer
  • Sep 4 Antanas Raciunas, composer
  • Sep 4 Hendrikus G "Han" Hoekstra, poet (Ongerijmde life)
  • Sep 5 Peter Mieg, Swiss composer, born in Lenzburg (d. 1990)
  • Sep 5 Semjon I Kirsanov, Ukrainian poet (Semj Dnej Nedeli) [NS=Sept 18]
  • Sep 6 Alexander Bodon, Hungarian/Dutch architect (RAI building)
  • Sep 6 John Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher
  • Sep 6 Raymond Keane, actor (Midnight Sun, Love Eagle), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Sep 7 Filip Gershkovich, composer
  • Sep 8 Andrei P Kirilenko, Russian member of Central Committee of CP
  • Sep 10 Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Hooglied)
  • Sep 11 Roye England, modeller/museum curator
  • Sep 12 Ruvim Pergament, composer
  • Sep 15 Kathryn Murray, dancer (Arthur Murray Dance Party), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Sep 16 Annie Hermes, Dutch singer
  • Sep 16 Jack Malcolm Thorpe Fleming Churchill, commando
  • Sep 17 Junius Richard Jayawardene, president (Sri Lanka, 1978-89)
  • Sep 17 Edgar Wayburn, American environmentalist
  • Sep 18 Semjon I Kirsanov, Ukrainian poet (Semj Dnej Nedeli) [OS=Sept 5]
  • Sep 19 Dalibor Cyril Vackar, composer
  • Sep 19 Massimo Freccia, composer
  • Sep 20 David Sheinfeld, composer
  • Sep 21 Derrick De Marney, actor (Inheritance), born in London, England
  • Sep 21 Henry Beachell, American plant breeder (d. 2006)
  • Sep 22 Phyllis Hartnoll, writer/editor
  • Sep 23 Willard F McMurry, musician
  • Sep 24 Victor Wong, actor (Mission to Moscow, Son of Kong, King Kong), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 25 Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich, composer [NS], born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • Sep 25 Jaroslav Jezek, composer
  • Sep 25 Madeleine Bourdouxhe, writer
  • Sep 25 Phyllis Pearsall, British painter and writer (A to Z Map Company), born in London (d. 1996)
  • Sep 27 William Empson, English poet/critic (Milton's God)
  • Sep 27 Jim Thompson, American author (d. 1977)
  • Sep 30 Eamonn O Gallagher, composer
  • Sep 30 John I M Stewart, British detective writer (Comedy of Terrors)
  • Sep 30 Michael John Innes Mackintosh Stewart Innes, writer
  • Oct 1 John Lorne Campbell, folklorist
  • Oct 2 John Humphreys Whitfield, scholar of Italian language & literature
  • Oct 4 Johannes Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight)
  • Oct 5 Leopold Kohr, writer/mentor of Fritz Schumacher
  • Oct 5 Louise Brown, dancer/teacher

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Oct 6 Janet Gaynor, actress (Sunrise, A Star Is Born), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Actress Janet Gaynor
Actress
Janet Gaynor
  • Oct 6 Louis Borell, Amsterdam Neth, actor (Over the Moon, Queer Cargo)
  • Oct 7 James E Webb, head of NASA (1961-68)
  • Oct 9 13th earl of Stair, English lt-colonel/large landowner
  • Oct 9 Janis Ivanovs, composer
  • Oct 9 Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegalese poet and politician (d. 2001)
  • Oct 10 Paul Creston, [Giuseppe Guttoveggio], NY, composer (Creative Harmony)

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Oct 10 R.K. Narayan, Indian novelist (Malguidi Days), born in Madras (d. 2001)

Novelist R.K. Narayan
Novelist
R.K. Narayan
  • Oct 11 Earl "Dutch" Clark, Colo, NFL hall of fame QB (Spartans, Detroit)
  • Oct 11 Katherine Emery, American actress (Maze, Isle of the Dead), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1980)
  • Oct 12 Eddie Myers, British WWII soldier and engineer (d. 1997)
  • Oct 12 Joe Cronin, baseball (Pirates, Red Sox, Senators, MVP 1930, AL Pres)
  • Oct 12 Willy Hess, Swiss musicologist, composer and famous Beethoven scholar
  • Oct 14 Benita Hume, actress (Vicky-Halls of Ivy), born in London, England

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Oct 14 Hannah Arendt, German political theorist and historian (Origins of Totalitarianism), born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1975)

Political Theorist Hannah Arendt
Political Theorist
Hannah Arendt
  • Oct 14 Imam Hassan al Banna, Egyptian founder of the Muslim Brotherhood (d. 1949)
  • Oct 15 Hiram Fong, Honolulu U.S. (Sen-R-Hawaii)
  • Oct 16 Dino Buzzati, Italian writer (The Tartar Steppe), born in San Pellegrino, Belluno, (d. 1972)
  • Oct 16 George Martin Lott Jr, tennis champ (1931 US Open runner-up)
  • Oct 17 Paul Derringer, American baseball player (d. 1987)
  • Oct 18 James Brooks, US mural painter (Acquisition of Long Island)
  • Oct 21 Lillian Asplund, last American Titanic survivor (d. 2006)
  • Oct 22 Cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Willem Pijper)
  • Oct 22 Sidney Kingsley, US playwright (One in White, Darkness at Noon)
  • Oct 23 Gertrude Ederle, American swimmer (Olympic-gold-1924), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 23 Miriam Gideon, composer
  • Oct 24 Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter
  • Oct 24 Alexander Gelfond, Russian mathematician (d. 1968)
  • Oct 27 Anton AM Struyken, minister of justice/governor Dutch Antilles