Famous People Born in May 1919

  • May 1 Alwyn Farquharson, Scottish clan-captain/large landowner
  • May 1 Dan O'Herlihy, Ireland, actor (Fail Safe, Last Starfighter, Robocop)
  • May 2 Than Wyenn, American actor (Pete Kelly's Blues), born in NYC, New York
  • May 3 Pete Seeger, American folk singer (Weaver, Goodnight Irene), born in NYC, New York
  • May 3 John Cullen Murphy, American comic strip artist (d. 2004)
  • May 4 Dimiter Petkov, composer
  • May 4 Mary Ann McCall, singer
  • May 5 Tony Canadeo, NFL hall of fame halfback (Green Bay Packers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 5 Georgios Papadopoulos, Greek dictator (d. 1999)
  • May 6 Frank Ereaut, Balliff of Jersey

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May 7 Eva Perón [Evita], Argentine First Lady and actress, born in Los Toldos (d. 1952)

First Lady of Argentina Eva Perón
First Lady of Argentina
Eva Perón
  • May 8 Sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer
  • May 9 Arthur English, comedian/actor (Malachi's Cove)
  • May 10 Ella Grasso, (Gov-D-Ct)
  • May 10 Louis Sen A Kaw, Surinam dam builder
  • May 10 Tibor Sarai, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1995)
  • May 14 Heloise Bowles, columnist Heloise's mother (Hints from Heloise)
  • May 14 Maarten Vrolijk, Dutch soc-dem party minister (CRM 1965-66)
  • May 14 Solange Chaput-Rolland, French-Canadian journalist and politician (d. 2001)
  • May 14 John Hope, American meteorologist (d. 2002)
  • May 15 Charles Palmer, cricketer (one Test 1955, later MCC president)
  • May 16 Richard Mason, English author (The World of Suzie Wong), born near Manchester (d. 1997)

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May 16 Liberace [Wladziu Valentino], American pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman), born in West Allis, Wisconsin (d. 1987)

Pianist Liberace
Pianist
Liberace
  • May 16 Ramon Margalef, Spanish scientist (d. 2004)
  • May 17 Antonio Aguilar, Mexican singer and actor (d. 2007)
  • May 17 Merle Miller, American biographer (d. 1986)
  • May 18 Margot Fonteyn, Surrey England, prima ballerina (Giselle)
  • May 19 Betty Jameson, Norman OK, LPGA golfer (1947 US Women's Open)
  • May 19 Mitja Ribičič, Trieste, Italy, Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (1969-71), (d. 2013)
  • May 20 George Gobel, comedian/TV personality (I Love My Wife), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 21 Lord Maxwell, senator/prof (college of Justice Scotland)
  • May 21 Mark Wood, bishop (Ludlow)
  • May 22 Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79)
  • May 23 Betty Garrett, actress (Irene-All in the Family), born in St Joseph, Missouri
  • May 23 Robert KJE Antonissen, South African literary
  • May 23 Ruth Fernandez, Ponce, Puerto Rico, singer (When you Return), politician, (d. 2012)
  • May 24 Sid Couchey, comic book artist (Richie Rich), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2012)
  • May 25 Gino Negri, Italian composer, born in Perledo (d. 1991)
  • May 25 Lindsey Nelson, Pulaski Tn, sportscaster (NY Mets)
  • May 26 Jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger)
  • May 26 Peter Raleigh, English foreign correspondent and television executive, born in Barnstaple (d. 1996)
  • May 27 Kam Fong, actor (Hawaii Five-0), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • May 28 Charles John Robert Manners, 10th Duke of Rutland, British land owner/multimillionaire
  • May 28 Frank Middlemass, actor (Island, Oliver Twist)
  • May 28 John Eldridge, CEO (Matthews Wrightmson)
  • May 30 René Barrientos, President of Bolivia (d. 1969)
  • May 31 Chet Gierlach, music publisher/composer
  • May 31 Emmanual Tettey Mensah, musician