Famous People Born in August 1927

  • Aug 1 Andre Cools, Belgium, minister of Budget/vice-premier
  • Aug 1 Franklyn Perring, English Botanist (co-author of Atlas of the British Flora, 1962), born in London, England
  • Aug 2 Peter Swinnereton-Dyer, English mathematician, born in Ponteland, Northumberland
  • Aug 3 Enrique Pinella, composer
  • Aug 3 Gordon Scott, Portland Oregon, actor (Tarzan & the Trappers)
  • Aug 4 Jess Thomas, American tenor (d. 1993)
  • Aug 5 Gunnar Bucht, composer
  • Aug 6 William David Ford, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1965- )
  • Aug 7 Carl Switzer, IL, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang)
  • Aug 7 Edwin W Edwards, (Gov-La)
  • Aug 7 Art Houtteman, American baseball player (d. 2003)
  • Aug 8 Elis Juliana, Antillian writer/poet (Lady of the Night: A flower)
  • Aug 8 Jim Weaver, (Rep-D-OR, 1975- )
  • Aug 8 Yuri Kasakow, Russian writer, born in Moscow (d. 1982)
  • Aug 8 Johnny Temple, American baseball player (d. 1994)
  • Aug 9 Marvin Minsky, Artifical intelligence computer scientist (MIT)
  • Aug 9 Robert Shaw, England, actor (Deep, Jaws, Sting, Black Sunday)
  • Aug 9 Daniel Keyes, American author (Flowers for Algernon), born in Boca Raton, Florida (d. 2014)
  • Aug 10 Vernon Washington, American actor (d. 1988)
  • Aug 11 James Eaton, Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Londonderry
  • Aug 11 Len Rempt-Halmmans de Jongh, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • Aug 11 Raymond Leppard, conductor (St Louis Symphony Orch), born in London, England
  • Aug 12 Porter Wagoner, country singer, discovered Dolly Parton (Y'All Come), (d. 2007)
  • Aug 14 Frank Cvitanovich, filmmaker
  • Aug 14 Lord Whaddon, CEO (Daltrade & Skorimpex-Rind)
  • Aug 15 Eddie Leadbeater, cricketer (England leg-spinner with an avg of 109)
  • Aug 17 Bernard "Bernie" Cornfeld, Romanian/US financier (Fund of Funds)
  • Aug 17 Robert Moore, actor (Marshall-Diana), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Aug 18 Rosalynn Smith Carter, American 1st lady (1977-1981), born in Plains, Georgia
  • Aug 19 James T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986)
  • Aug 20 Geriatric1927, English video blogger
  • Aug 20 Yootha Joyce, English actress (d. 1980)
  • Aug 21 Wilhelm Jr Killmayer, composer
  • Aug 21 Thomas S. Monson, 16th president of the (Mormon) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Aug 22 Aleksandar Obradovic, composer
  • Aug 23 Dick Bruna, Dutch illustrator
  • Aug 23 Houari Boumedienne, president of Algeria (1965-78)
  • Aug 23 John Hoskyns, director-general (Institute of Directors)
  • Aug 23 Martial Solal, composer
  • Aug 24 Roger Danneels, Flemish accordionist
  • Aug 24 William V Shannon, journalist/ambassador to Ireland (1977-81)
  • Aug 24 David Ireland, Australian author
  • Aug 24 Harry Markowitz, American economist, Nobel laureate
  • Aug 25 Althea Gibson, Silver SC, 1st African American tennis champion in a major event
  • Aug 26 Francois Leydet, sierra club (Last Redwoods)
  • Aug 26 Sam Massell, (Mayor-Atlanta)
  • Aug 26 B. V. Doshi, Indian architect
  • Aug 27 Hugh Byatt, British diplomat
  • Aug 27 Liselott Linsenhoff, German FR, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Aug 29 Marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith)
  • Aug 30 Geoffrey Beene, Louisiana, dress designer (8 Coty Awards)
  • Aug 30 Pieter Willem Kee, composer
  • Aug 30 Bill Daily, American actor and comedian (I Dream of Jeannie, The Bob Newhart Show), born in Des Moines, Iowa