Famous People Born in 1908 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 508 of 508

  • Oct 7 Richard Caldicot, actor (Horse's Mouth), born in London, England
  • Oct 8 Paul Van Buskirk Yoder, composer
  • Oct 9 Jacques Tati[scheff], La Pecq France, director (Traffic, Playtime)
  • Oct 9 James E Folsom, (Alabama-Gov, 1947-51, 1955-59)
  • Oct 9 Harry Hooton, Australian poet (d. 1961)
  • Oct 9 Lee Wiley, American jazz singer (d. 1975)
  • Oct 10 David Alexander Reginald Herbert, writer
  • Oct 10 John Waldo Green, American composer (Body & Soul, Guy Lombardo's arranger), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 10 Mercè Rodoreda, Catalan novelist (d. 1983)
  • Oct 11 Armen Carapetyan, composer
  • Oct 12 Ann Lane Petry, US journalist/author (Street)
  • Oct 12 Paul Engle, American writer (d. 1991)
  • Oct 13 John Grant, British rear-admiral
  • Oct 13 Werner Reinowski, writer
  • Oct 14 Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress (d. 2003)

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Oct 15 John Kenneth Galbraith, Canadian economist (Affluent Society-58 Hillman Award), born in Iona Station, Ontario (d. 2006)

Economist and Author John Kenneth Galbraith
Economist and Author
John Kenneth Galbraith
  • Oct 16 Enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85)
  • Oct 17 Red Rolfe, American baseball player (d. 1969)
  • Oct 19 Nils Geirr Tveitt, composer
  • Oct 19 Patrick Cairns "Spike" Hughes, British jazz musician/composer (Elegy)
  • Oct 21 Alexander Schneider, Vilna Lith, violinist (Budapest String Quartet)
  • Oct 21 Howard Ferguson, composer
  • Oct 22 Helmut Gollwitzer, German theologist/antifascist
  • Oct 22 John Sutton, Rawalpindi India, actor (Tower of London, Return of Fly)
  • Oct 22 John Gould, American humorist, essayist, and columnist (d. 2003)
  • Oct 23 Ilya Mikhaylovich Frank, Saint Petersburg, Russian Physicist and Nobel Laureate (Cherenkov radiation)
  • Oct 24 John Alwyne Kitching, zoologist
  • Oct 24 John Tuzo Wilson, Canadian geologist (contributions to plate tectonics), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Oct 25 Edmond Pidoux, Swiss writer (d. 2004)
  • Oct 27 Lee Krasner, American painter (d. 1984)
  • Oct 29 Stewart Myles MacPherson, Canadian-born British broadcaster (WWII), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 1995)
  • Oct 30 Franco Margola, composer
  • Oct 30 Stuart Hamblen, Texas, singer/composer (This Old House)
  • Nov 2 Reginald Beckwith, York England, actor (Genevieve, Doctor in Love)

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Nov 3 Bronko Nagurski, Canadian-American NFL fullback (Chicago Bears), born in Rainy River, Ontario (d. 1990)

Hall of Fame American Football Player Bronko Nagurski
Hall of Fame American Football Player
Bronko Nagurski
  • Nov 4 Anthony Warde, PA, actor (Black Widow)
  • Nov 4 Stanley Cortez, American cinematographer, born in New York City
  • Nov 6 Fanny Leys, Flemish author (Ontwijding)
  • Nov 8 Martha Gellhorn, American writer (d. 1998)
  • Nov 10 Charles Merritt, Canadian Army officer and Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)
  • Nov 12 Hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema)
  • Nov 12 Harry A Blackmun, Ill, 100th Supreme Court justice (1970-94)
  • Nov 12 Shamus Culhane, animator
  • Nov 12 Amon Göth, commandant of Nazi concentration camp (d. 1946)
  • Nov 13 C. Vann Woodward, American historian (d. 1999)
  • Nov 14 Harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)
  • Nov 18 Imogene Coca, comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 19 Alan Baxter, East actor (Big Town Girl, Rags to Riches), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Nov 19 Mikhail Ivanovich Chulaki, composer
  • Nov 20 Alistair Cooke, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre), born in Manchester, England
  • Nov 21 Elizabeth George Speare, American author (d. 1994)
  • Nov 22 Michael Balfour, English historian, born in Oxford (d. 1995)
  • Nov 23 Leendert P J Braat, Dutch sculptor/screenwriter
  • Nov 23 Nelson S. Bond, American science fiction writer (d. 2006)
  • Nov 24 Harry Kemelman, US detective author (rabbi-omnibus)
  • Nov 24 Libertad Lamaraque, Agentina, actress (Madreselva, Puerta Cerrada)
  • Nov 24 Ray Carter, orchestra leader (Arthur Murray Dance Party), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 26 Charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy)
  • Nov 26 Lefty Gomez, baseball pitcher
  • Nov 26 Philipp Mohler, composer
  • Nov 28 Arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62)
  • Nov 28 Roberto Lupi, composer
  • Nov 28 Claude Lévi-Strauss, French anthropologist
  • Nov 29 Adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY)/minister
  • Nov 29 N. S. Krishnan, Tamil film comedian (d. 1957)
  • Dec 1 Georgios Kasassoglou, Greek musician (d. 1984)
  • Dec 2 Robert F Simon, Mansfield Oh, actor (Man who shot Liberty Valance)
  • Dec 2 Rufe Davis, OK, actor (Cocoanut Grove, Trail Blazers, Gangs of Sonora)
  • Dec 3 Halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion)
  • Dec 3 Nigel M Balchin, [Mark Spade], English author (Business for Pleasure)
  • Dec 3 Edward Underdown, English actor (d. 1989)
  • Dec 4 A D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969)
  • Dec 6 Pierre Graber, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 2003)
  • Dec 7 Jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist
  • Dec 7 John H Doeg, tennis champ (US Open-1930)
  • Dec 8 John Volpe, (Gov-Mass)/US Secretary of Treasury (1969-73)
  • Dec 10 Arnold A van Ruler, Dutch theologist
  • Dec 10 Olivier Messiaen, Avignon France, composer (L'Ame en Bourgeon)
  • Dec 11 Elliott Cook Carter Jr, American composer (Tom & Lily), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Dec 13 Victor Babin, composer
  • Dec 14 Laurence Naismith, Surrey England, actor (Judge Fulton-Persuaders)
  • Dec 14 Morey Amsterdam, American comedian and actor, born in San Franciso, California (d. 1996) probable date
  • Dec 14 Claude Davey, Welsh rugby union footballer
  • Dec 14 Mária Szepes, Hungarian authoress (d. 2007)
  • Dec 16 Remedios Varo, Anglès Spain, Spain-Mexican Surrealist artist

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Dec 17 Willard Frank Libby, American chemist (carbon-14 "atomic clock" - Nobel 1960), born in Grand Valley, Colorado (d. 1980)

Chemist Willard Libby
Chemist
Willard Libby
  • Dec 17 William Brocklesby Wordsworth, composer
  • Dec 18 Celia Johnson, English actress (Happy Breed, Brief Encounter), born in Richmond, Surrey (d. 1982)
  • Dec 20 Giulio Cesare Brero, composer
  • Dec 20 Norman Hackforth, broadcaster
  • Dec 20 Dennis Morgan, American actor (Kitty Foyle), born in Prentice, Wisconsin (d. 1994)
  • Dec 21 Pat Weaver, TV Executive (started Today show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 22 Marius F Duintjer, Dutch architect
  • Dec 22 Max Bill, Swiss painter/sculptor/politician (Ruban Sans Fin)
  • Dec 23 Yousuf Karsh, portrait photographer (Life Magazine)
  • Dec 25 Frank Ferguson, California, actor (Wagons West, Dynamite, My Gal Sal)
  • Dec 25 Helen Twelvetrees, actress (State's Attorney, Painted Desert)
  • Dec 25 Jan Seidel, Czech composer, born in Nymburk, Bohemia (d. 1998)
  • Dec 25 Quentin Crisp, English author (d. 1999)
  • Dec 25 Jo-Jo Moore, baseball player (d. 2001)
  • Dec 25 Zora Arkus-Duntov, Belgian-American automotive engineer (d. 1996)
  • Dec 26 Ralph Hill, US, 5K runner (Olympic-1932)
  • Dec 27 Louis JHCA de Bourbon, Dutch writer/poet (Black Banners)
  • Dec 28 Lew Ayres, Minn, actor (All Quiet on Western Front, Dr Kildare)
  • Dec 29 Claire Dodd, AR, actress (Ex-Lady, In the Navy)
  • Dec 29 Gerben Sonderman, Dutch test pilot (Fokker)
  • Dec 31 Marko Rothmuller, composer
  • Dec 31 Simon Wiesenthal, Polish/Austrian nazi hunter (Wiesenthal Center)