Famous People Born in 1928

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 692

  • Jan 1st Ernest R Tidyman, Ohio, novelist/screenwriter (The French Connection)
  • Jan 1st Khan Mohammad, cricketer (Paki fast-med bowler, 54 wkts in 13 Tests)
  • Jan 2nd Dan Rostenkowski, (Rep-D-Il, -94)
  • Jan 2nd Gerhard Amanshauser, writer
  • Jan 2nd Harry Hyams, English immovable goods owner (Center Point)
  • Jan 2nd Howard Caine, Nashville TN, actor (Brushfire)
  • Jan 2nd Tiberiu Olah, composer
  • Jan 2nd Vaughn Beals, Cambridge Massachusetts, CEO (Harley Davidson motorcycle)
  • Jan 2nd Avie Bennett, Canadian philanthropist
  • Jan 2nd Daisaku Ikeda, Japanese writer
  • Jan 3rd Frank Ross Anderson, Canada, International Chess Master (1954)
  • Jan 5th Imtiaz Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistan wicket-keeper in 41 Tests 1952-62)
  • Jan 5th Walter Fritz Mondale, (Sen-D-Minn)/42nd VP (1977-81)
  • Jan 5th Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, 4th President and 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan
  • Jan 6th Capucine [Germaine Lefebvre], French actress and fashion model (Pink Panther, What's New Pussycat?)
  • Jan 6th George H. Ross, American businessman
  • Jan 7th Rajindranath, cricketer (4 stumpings in his only Test for India)

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Jan 7th William Peter Blatty, author/director (The Exorcist), born in NYC, New York

Writer & Filmmaker William Peter Blatty
Writer & Filmmaker
William Peter Blatty
  • Jan 8th Sander Vanocur, Cleve Ohio, news anchor (NBC Weekend News)
  • Jan 8th Gaston Miron, Quebec poet and editor (d. 1996)
  • Jan 9th Domenico Modugno, Italy, rocker (Polignano A Mare)
  • Jan 9th Fernand J St Germain, (Rep-D-RI, 1961- )
  • Jan 9th Judith Krantz, author (Scruples, Princess Daisy, Dazzle), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 10th Donald Brooks, fashion designer (Emmy 1983)
  • Jan 10th Wallace Berry, composer
  • Jan 10th Philip Levine, American poet, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 11th David L Wolper, producer (Devil's Brigade)
  • Jan 11th Mitchell Ryan, Cincinnati Oh, actor (Chase, Executive Suite)
  • Jan 12th Lew Gallo, Mt Kisko, actor (12 O'Clock High)
  • Jan 12th Ruth Brown, American singer (d. 2006)
  • Jan 13th David Sheiner, actor (Paul-Mr Novak, Norman-Diana), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 13th Gregory Walcott, Wilson NC, actor (87th Precinct)
  • Jan 14th Gerald Arpino, choreographer, born in Staten Island, New York
  • Jan 14th Garry Winogrand, American photographer (d. 1984)
  • Jan 16th Ezra Sims, composer
  • Jan 16th John William Fozard, aircraft designer
  • Jan 16th William Kennedy, US writer
  • Jan 16th Pilar Lorengar, Spanish soprano (d. 1996)
  • Jan 17th Ken Archer, cricketer (Australian batsman, 5 Tests early 50s)

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Jan 17th Vidal Sassoon, hair stylist/CEO (Vidal Sasson), born in London, England (d. 2012)

Hairdresser Vidal Sassoon
Hairdresser
Vidal Sassoon
  • Jan 17th Jean Barraqué, French composer (d. 1973)
  • Jan 19th Dainin Katagiri, Osaka Japan, Zen teacher, associate of Shunryu Suzuki
  • Jan 19th Edward Gerard Schurmann, composer
  • Jan 20th Peter Donat, Kentville Nova Scotia, (Flamingo Road, Different Story)
  • Jan 20th William Berger, Austria, actress (Adventure of Hercules)
  • Jan 22nd Birch Bayh, (Sen-D-Ind)
  • Jan 22nd Yoshihiko Amino, Japanese historian (d. 2004)
  • Jan 23rd Eugene Monti, Italy, bobsledder (Olympic-2 golds-1968)
  • Jan 23rd Jeanne Moreau, Paris France, actress (Going Places, Jules & Jim)
  • Jan 23rd Kees [Cornelis] Broekman, Dutch speed skater (Olympic-silver-1952)
  • Jan 23rd Chico Carrasquel, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Jan 24th Desmond Morris, English zoologist (Human Ape, Body Language)
  • Jan 24th Michel Serrault, French actor (d. 2007)
  • Jan 25th Eduard Shevardnadze, Soviet Georgia, foreign minister of USSR (-91)
  • Jan 25th Jérôme Choquette, Quebec lawyer and politician
  • Jan 26th Gene Snyder, (Rep-R-KY, 1963-65, 67- )
  • Jan 26th Roger Vadim, France, director (And God Created Women, Barbarella)
  • Jan 27th Jean-Michel Damase, composer
  • Jan 27th Hans Modrow, a German politician, premier of East Germany
  • Jan 28th MG Falcon, CEO (Norwich Union Insurance Group)
  • Jan 28th Martin Sinnatt, Major-General/secretary (Kennel Club)
  • Jan 28th Slade Gorton, (Sen-R-WA, 1981- )
  • Jan 29th Bengt Hambraeus, composer
  • Jan 29th Marinus Peijnenburg, Dutch politician
  • Jan 29th Peter Byrne, actor (Postcards from America, Carry on Cabby)
  • Jan 30th Andrew Salkey, author editor/broadcaster
  • Jan 30th Harold Prince, US producer/director (West Side Story, Evita)
  • Jan 30th Mitch Leigh, composer
  • Jan 31st Chuck Willis, rock vocalist (C C Rider)
  • Jan 31st Eric Ash, rector (Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine)
  • Jan 31st Richard Buckley, royal equerry
  • Jan 31st Robert Clatworthy, English sculptor, born in Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Feb 1st Eric Evans, Dean (St Paul's)
  • Feb 1st Peter Gordon Dorrell, archaeologist/photographer
  • Feb 1st Sam Edwards, physicist
  • Feb 1st Eric Evans, English dean of St Paul's, born in Tenby, Wales (d. 1996)
  • Feb 1st Tom Lantos, (Rep-D-CA, 1981- )
  • Feb 1st Ursula Mamlok, composer
  • Feb 2nd Alan Fluck, musical educationalist
  • Feb 2nd Howard Caine, Nashville Tn, actor (Californians)
  • Feb 2nd Luigi Ciriaco De Mita, PM of Italy (1988-89)
  • Feb 3rd C V Gadkari, cricketer (Indian batsman in 6 Tests 1953-55)
  • Feb 4th Dave Ketchum, Quincy Ill, actor (Agent 13-Get Smart)
  • Feb 5th Andrew M Greeley, author/reverend
  • Feb 5th Pananayiotis Taki Vatikiotis, middle east scholar
  • Feb 7th Al "Fuzzy" Smith, baseball player
  • Feb 8th Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, lawyer
  • Feb 8th Jack Larson, playwright and actor (Jimmy Olsen-Superman), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Feb 9th Roger Mudd, news ancher (CBS Weekend News, NBC Evening News), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 9th Frank Frazetta, American illustrator
  • Feb 9th Rinus Michels, Dutch football coach (d. 2005)
  • Feb 10th Gene Taylor, (Rep-D-St Louis, 1973- )
  • Feb 11th Archibald Forster, CEO (Esso UK)
  • Feb 11th Conrad Janis, actor (Mork & Mindy, Quark, Bonino), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 11th Gerry Alexander, cricket wicketkeeper (WI of 50s & 60s)
  • Feb 11th Raoul Cita, rocker
  • Feb 14th Ben Garrido Blaz, (Rep-R-Guam, 1985- )
  • Feb 14th Juan Garcia Hortelano, Spanish author (Tormenta de verano)
  • Feb 17th Marta Romero, Puerto Rican actress & singer
  • Feb 18th Jim McElreath, auto racer (1970 Ontario 500)
  • Feb 18th Tom Johnson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Feb 20th Donald Longmore, British cardiac surgeon
  • Feb 20th Elroy Face, baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Feb 22nd Bruce Forsyth, comedian/TV host (Generation Game), born in London, England
  • Feb 22nd Paul Dooley, Parkensburg WV, actor (16 Candles, Strange Brew, Wedding)
  • Feb 23rd Duke of Beaufort
  • Feb 23rd Vasily Grigoryevich Lazarev, Siberia USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12, 18A)
  • Feb 24th Al Lettieri, actor (Deadly Kiss, Pulp, Mr Majestyk, Getaway), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 24th Michael Harrington, St Louis, socialist/author (Fragments of Century)
  • Feb 25th Keith Williamson, British RAF marshal
  • Feb 25th Larry Gelbart, writer/producer/actor (Oh God!, M*A*S*H)
  • Feb 25th Richard Stern, US writer
  • Feb 26th Aldonis Kalnins, composer
  • Feb 26th Anatoli Vassilyevich Filipchenko, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 16)
  • Feb 26th Antione "Fats" Domino, NO LA, rhythm & blues pianist (Blueberry Hill)
  • Feb 26th Everton Weekes, cricketer (one of the 3 W's)
  • Feb 26th Monique Leyrac, French Canadian singer and actress
  • Feb 27th Ariel Sharon, Prime Minister of Israel, (d. 2014)
  • Feb 28th Bettye Ackerman, Cottageville SC, actress (Maggie Graham-Ben Casey)
  • Feb 28th Tom Aldredge, Dayton OH, actor (What About Bob, Nurse, Mind Snatchers)
  • Feb 29th Alan Loveday, British(?) violinist
  • Feb 29th Joss Ackland, actor (Queenie, To Kill a Priest), born in London, England
  • Feb 29th McHenry Boatwright, signer
  • Feb 29th Terry Lewis, Australian police commissioner
  • Feb 29th Tempest Storm, American burlesque performer
  • Mar 1st Seymour Papert, South African mathematician
  • Mar 1st Jacques Rivette, French New Wave film director, born in Rouen, Haute-Normandie (d. 2016)
  • Mar 2nd Father John Romanides, Greek priest and professor (d. 2001)
  • Mar 3rd Dave Dudley, singer (Six Days on the Road)
  • Mar 3rd Gudrun Pausewang, Eastern Bohemia, German writer
  • Mar 4th Alan Sillitoe, Brit, writer (Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner)
  • Mar 4th Samuel Adler, composer
  • Mar 6th Ronald Stevenson, composer
  • Mar 8th Frank Michael Beyer, composer
  • Mar 8th Judy Johnson, Norfolk Va, singer (Your Show of Shows)
  • Mar 9th Gerald Bull, Canadian long range artillery designer (d. 1990)
  • Mar 10th Arthur Milton, cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's)
  • Mar 10th James Earl Ray, assassin (Martin Luther King Jr.)
  • Mar 10th Sara Montiel, Spanish actress and singer
  • Mar 11th Albert Salmi, American actor (Daniel Boone, 79 Park Avenue), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 11th Peter Roger Hunt, director (Dr No), born in London, England

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Mar 12th Edward Albee, playwright (Virgina Woolfe, Zoo Story), born in Washington, D.C.

Playwright Edward Albee
Playwright
Edward Albee
  • Mar 12th Phil Jones, principal (Trinity College of Music)
  • Mar 12th Roland Moyle, British deputy chairman (Police Complaints Authority)
  • Mar 12th Thérèse Lavoie-Roux, Quebec politician and senator
  • Mar 12th Aldemaro Romero, Venezuelan musician (d. 2007)
  • Mar 14th Frank Borman, astronaut (Gem 7, Ap 8)/CEO (Eastern Airline), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Mar 15th Nicolas Flagello, composer
  • Mar 16th Christa Ludwig, soprano (Vienna State Opera), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Mar 16th Ramon Barce, composer
  • Mar 17th Edino Krieger, composer
  • Mar 17th William John McKeag, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
  • Mar 18th Fidel V Ramos, pres (Phillipines)
  • Mar 18th William R Boggs, Georgia, Brig Gen/chief of engineers under Bragg
  • Mar 18th Julia Mullock, Princess of Korea
  • Mar 18th Miguel Poblet, Spanish cyclist
  • Mar 19th Clive Van Ryneveld, cricketer (South African all-rounder 1951-58)
  • Mar 19th Patrick McGoohan, Astoria NY, actor (#6-Prisoner, Secret Agent)
  • Mar 19th Hans Küng, Swiss theologian
  • Mar 20th Anthony Blond, British publisher (The Publishing Game, Book Book)
  • Mar 20th Christopher Benstead, race horse trainer

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Mar 20th Fred Rogers, Latrobe PA, children's TV host (Mr Rogers' Neighborhood)

TV Host Fred Rogers
TV Host
Fred Rogers
  • Mar 20th Jerome Cousins Biffle, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1952), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Mar 21st Evelyn Ruth Anderson, composer
  • Mar 21st James W Kinnear, CEO (Texaco), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 21st Peter Hacks, German playwright (Tie Windloch)
  • Mar 22nd Betty Callaway, figure skating trainer
  • Mar 22nd Bill Archer, (Rep-R-TX, 1971- )
  • Mar 22nd DC Ingman, CEO (British Waterways Board
  • Mar 22nd Dmitri Antonovitch Volkogonov, soldier/historian
  • Mar 22nd Ed Macauley, NBAer (Boston Celtics)
  • Mar 22nd Carrie Donovan, American fashion editor (d. 2001)
  • Mar 22nd E.D. Hirsch. American social commentator
  • Mar 23rd 11th duke of Beaufort, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • Mar 23rd Alfred Morris, British MP
  • Mar 24th Byron "Yanks" Janis, McKeesport Pa, pianist (NBC Symphony Orch)
  • Mar 24th Vanessa Brown, actress (My Favorite Husband), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Mar 25th Hilton Kramer, Gloucester, Massachusetts, art critic, (d. 2012)
  • Mar 25th James A Lovell Jr, American astronaut (Gemini 7, 12, Apollo 8, 13), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Mar 26th Carole Carr, singer/actress (Down Among the Z Men)
  • Mar 27th Douglas Applegate, (Rep-D-OH, 1977- )
  • Mar 28th Jose Luis de Delas, composer
  • Mar 28th Zbigniew Brzezinski, Warsaw, national security advisor (Carter)
  • Mar 28th Alexander Grothendieck, German mathematician
  • Mar 29th Vaclav Felix, composer
  • Mar 29th Vincent Gigante, American mafioso (d. 2005)
  • Mar 30th Diether de la Motte, composer
  • Mar 30th Richard Trant, Brit general
  • Mar 30th Tom Sharpe, English historian/author (Riotous Assembly, Want), (d. 2013)

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Mar 31st Gordie Howe, Floral Sask, NHL right wing (Detroit Redwings)

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • Apr 1st Dimitri Frenkel Frank, Dutch writer/director (Hadimassa)
  • Apr 1st George Grizzard, NC, actor (Wrong is Right, Bachelor Party, Attica)
  • Apr 1st Herbert Klein, newscaster/press secretary
  • Apr 1st Jane Powell, Portland Oregon, singer/actress (7 Brides for 7 Brothers)
  • Apr 2nd Joseph "Cardinal" Bernardin, of Chicago
  • Apr 2nd Rita Gam, actress (Distortions, Hannibal, Sierra Baron), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 2nd Serge Gainsbourg, [Ginsburg], Russian/French singer (Ford Mustang)
  • Apr 3rd Don Gibson, American country musician (d. 2003)
  • Apr 3rd Kevin Hagen, American actor (d. 2005)
  • Apr 3rd Jennifer Paterson, English chef and TV personality (d. 1999)