Famous People Born in 1916 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 481 of 481

  • Oct 17 Robert Lowery, actor (Murder Over NY), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Oct 17 Tadeusz Paciorkiewicz, composer
  • Oct 18 Peter Shepherd, English contractor/multi-millionaire
  • Oct 19 David Lewis, actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 19 Emil Gilels, Odessa Russia, pianist (Brussels Competition-1938)
  • Oct 19 Karl-Birger Blomdahl, Sweden, opera composer (Herr von Hancken)
  • Oct 19 Toby Rowland, theatrical manager
  • Oct 21 Andrea Checchi, Firenze Italy, actress (Attack & Retreat)
  • Oct 21 Tomojiro Ikenouchi, composer
  • Oct 22 Michael F Howard, British Major-General (Gold Stick to the Queen)
  • Oct 22 Sid Miller, Shenandoah Pa, actor (Donald O'Connor Texaco Show)

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Oct 26 Francois Mitterrand, 21st President of France (1981-1995), born in Jarnac, France

21st President of France Francois Mitterrand
21st President of France
Francois Mitterrand
  • Oct 27 Bob de Lange, [Jacob Bernard], Dutch actor/director (Daniel)
  • Oct 27 Kazimierz Brandys, writer
  • Oct 28 Jessie Kesson, Scottish writer and radio producer, born in Inverness (d. 1994)
  • Oct 30 Leon Day, American baseball player (d. 1995)
  • Oct 31 Carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden

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Nov 4 Walter Cronkite, American broadcast journalist and news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81), born in St Joseph, Missouri (d. 2009)

Broadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite
Broadcast Journalist
Walter Cronkite
  • Nov 4 Ruth Handler [née Mosko], American toy manufacturer (invented the Barbie doll), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2002)
  • Nov 5 Len Wilkinson, cricketer (England leg-spinner just before WW II)
  • Nov 6 Ray Conniff, Attleboro Mass, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers)
  • Nov 7 Joe Bushkin, American jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 8 Frank McGuire, basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons)
  • Nov 8 Peter Weiss, Germany, Swedish author/dramatist/novelist (Marat/Sade)
  • Nov 10 Billy May, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 10 Guido Turchi, composer (Invettiva), born in Rome, Italy
  • Nov 11 Eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman
  • Nov 12 Jean Papineau-Couture, composer
  • Nov 12 Liam Dunn, NJ, actor (Koska & his Family)
  • Nov 12 Paul Emery, British racing driver (d. 1993)
  • Nov 12 Rogelio de la Rosa, Filipino actor and politician (d. 1986)
  • Nov 14 Sherwood Schwartz, TV creator (Brady Bunch, Gilligan Is), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Nov 15 Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, 1st female Governor-General of Barbados (1990-95)
  • Nov 16 Daws Butler, animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Nov 17 Winson Hudson, community activist (rural Mississippi)
  • Nov 18 James L Lyons, jazz promoter
  • Nov 20 Ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter
  • Nov 20 Robert A Bruce, MD, pioneer (exercise cardiology)
  • Nov 20 William John Elwyn Davies, painter
  • Nov 20 Evelyn Keyes, American actress (Adventure of Martin Eden), born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 2008)
  • Nov 21 Cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach, Dutch/US/Spanish actress (In Pyama)
  • Nov 21 Esmond Kentish, cricketer (WI fast bowler in 2 Tests 1948 & 1954)
  • Nov 21 Sid Luckman, NFL QB (Chicago Bears)
  • Nov 23 Michael Gough, English actor (Hammer Horror Films, Search for the Nile), born in Kuala Lumpur, British Malaya (d. 2011)
  • Nov 24 Forrest J Ackerman, invented the term "sci-fi"
  • Nov 26 Bob Elliott, MLB player (Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Braves), born in San Francisco (d. 1966)
  • Nov 26 Mareo Ishiketa, composer
  • Nov 27 Chick Hearn, American sportscaster (d. 2002)
  • Nov 28 Lilian Baels, English 2nd wife of Belgian king Leopold III
  • Nov 29 Valentino Bucchi, composer
  • Nov 29 Fran Ryan, American actress (d. 2000)
  • Nov 30 Michael Gwynn, Bath England, actor (Village of Damned, Question 7)
  • Dec 1 Wan Li, Chinese reform politician, born in Dongping County, Shandong province (d. 2015)
  • Dec 2 John Bentley, Warwickshire England, actor (Chair)
  • Dec 4 Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr., American writer (d. 1994)
  • Dec 6 Hugo Peretti, American songwriter and record producer (d. 1986)
  • Dec 7 Jean Carignan, French Canadian fiddler (d. 1988)
  • Dec 8 Dorothy Mae Ballard, labor union rep
  • Dec 8 Richard Fleischer, American film director (d. 2006)
  • Dec 9 Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog)

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Dec 9 Kirk Douglas [Issur Danielovitch], American actor (Gunfight at OK Corral), born in Amsterdam, New York

  • Dec 11 Dámaso Pérez Prado, Cuban-born bandleader (d. 1989)

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Dec 14 Shirley Jackson, writer (Road Through the Wall), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1965)

  • Dec 15 Maurice Wilkins, England, physicist, worked with DNA (Nobel 1962)
  • Dec 16 Theo Bitter, Dutch painter/set designer
  • Dec 16 Udom Patpongsiri, property developer
  • Dec 17 Antoine G T "Toon" Hermans, Dutch entertainer/poet (Kolderliedjes)
  • Dec 17 Penelope Fitzgerald, English writer (d. 2000)
  • Dec 18 Betty Grable, great legs/actress (Gay Divorcee), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Dec 19 Adriaan van der Veen, Dutch writer (Sister at Sea)
  • Dec 19 Hal Hastings, American orchestra leader (Chevrolet on Broadway), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 19 Mervyn Wallace, cricketer (13 Tests for NZ, latterly as capt)
  • Dec 20 Michel Chartrand, Quebec union leader
  • Dec 21 Eve Perrick, journalist
  • Dec 21 John Boon, publisher (Mills and Boon), born in King's Lynn, Norfolk (d. 1996)
  • Dec 23 Dino Risi, Italian film director and screenwriter
  • Dec 25 Daniel Devoto, composer
  • Dec 26 Helmut Eder, Austrian composer, born in Linz (d. 2005)
  • Dec 27 Werner Baumbach, German bomber pilot (d. 1953)
  • Dec 28 Noel Johnson, British actor (Frenzy, Frightmare, Royal Flash)
  • Dec 31 Suzy Delair, actress (Utopia, White Paws), born in Paris, France