Famous People Born in March 1918

  • Mar 1 Roger Delgado, English actor (Agent 8 3/4, Hot Enough for June), born in London, England (d. 1973)
  • Mar 1 Gladys Noon Spellman, American politician (d. 1988)
  • Mar 3 Peter O'Sullevan, British horse racing commentator 'the voice of racing', born in Kenmare, Ireland (d. 2015)
  • Mar 3 Arnold Newman, photographer (Faces USA)
  • Mar 3 Arthur Kornberg, US biochemist (Nobel 1959)
  • Mar 3 Frank Wigglesworth, composer
  • Mar 3 Fritz Thiedemann, German equestrian (d. 2000)
  • Mar 4 Margaret Osborne DuPont, Joseph Oregon, tennis pro (US Open 1948-50), (d. 2012)
  • Mar 5 Halsey S Colchester, British SAS/spy (MI6)/priest
  • Mar 5 Ranga Sohoni, Indian cricketer (pace bowler of late 40's avg 101)
  • Mar 5 Red Storey, Canadian football player and ice hockey referee (d. 2006)
  • Mar 5 James Tobin, American economist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)
  • Mar 5 Milt Schmidt, Canadian NHL Hall of Fame center and coach (Boston Bruins), born in Kitchener, Ontario (d. 2017)
  • Mar 7 June Wayne, artist/lithographer/teacher
  • Mar 9 Marguerite Chapman, Chatham NY, actress (Spy Smasher, Flight to Mars)
  • Mar 9 Mickey Spillane, [Frank], mystery writer (I the Jury), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 10 Heywood Hale Broun, TV commentator and sports correspondent, born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • Mar 10 G√ľnther Rall, German ace fighter pilot
  • Mar 12 James Bracken, race horse trainer
  • Mar 12 Elaine de Kooning, American artist (d. 1989)
  • Mar 13 Faye Glenn Abdellan, US government official (health services)
  • Mar 13 George McAfee, NFL halfback (Chicago Bears)
  • Mar 14 Dennis Patrick, actor (Dear Dead Delilah, Dallas, Rituals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 15 Janet Leach, potter, born in Grand Saline, Texas (d. 1997)
  • Mar 15 Richard Ellmann, American literary scholar and biographer (Oscar Wilde), born in Highland Park, Michigan (d. 1987)
  • Mar 15 Punch Imlach, Canadian hockey coach and general manager (d. 1987)
  • Mar 16 Aldo E van Eyck, Dutch architect (City Hall)
  • Mar 16 Howard Boatwright, composer
  • Mar 17 D Arendo, [Arend Honhoff], Dutch pianist/composer (Eleonora)
  • Mar 17 Mercedes McCambridge, actress (All the King's Men), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • Mar 17 Wilhelmus M J Russell, Dutch attorney/Member of 1st chamber (KVP/CDA)
  • Mar 18 Al Benton, American baseball player (d. 1968)
  • Mar 18 Bob Broeg, American sports writer (d. 2005)
  • Mar 18 Yevgeny Pepelyaev, Bodaybo, Irkutsk, Soviet Union, fighter pilot, (d. 2013)
  • Mar 20 Bernd-Alois Zimmermann, German composer (Soldiers)
  • Mar 20 Jack Barry, Lindenhurst NY, game show emcee (Joker's Wild)
  • Mar 20 Marian McPartland, jazz pianist (Bill Mayer, Jimmy McPartland), (d. 2013)
  • Mar 20 Donald Featherstone, British writer and wargamer
  • Mar 21 Joe Carveth, NHL forward (scored 20 or more goals in 3 seasons)
  • Mar 22 Cheddi B Jagan, dentist/founder PPP/Guyanese Premier (1953, 1957-64)
  • Mar 22 Harry Kay, vice-chancellor (Exeter U)
  • Mar 22 Tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen, composer
  • Mar 24 Englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter
  • Mar 25 Howard Cosell, sportscaster (Monday Night Football), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Mar 28 Youly Algaroff, ballet dancer
  • Mar 29 John Read, CEO (TSB Group)
  • Mar 29 Pearl Bailey, singer (Hello Dolly), born in Newport News, Virginia

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Mar 29 Sam Walton, American businessman (founder and CEO of Walmart and Sam's Club), born in Kingfisher, Oklahoma (d. 1992)

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  • Mar 30 John Gray, FRS/marine biologist
  • Mar 30 Joseph Allen Jr, actor (Death of a Champion), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 31 Ted Post, Dir (Peacemaker, Beneath the Planet of the Apes)