Famous People Born in 1928

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  • Jan 1 Ernest R Tidyman, Ohio, novelist/screenwriter (The French Connection)
  • Jan 1 Khan Mohammad, cricketer (Paki fast-med bowler, 54 wkts in 13 Tests)
  • Jan 1 Abdul Sattar Edhi, Pakistani philanthropist (Edhi Foundation), born in Bantva, Gujarat (d. 2016)
  • Jan 2 Dan Rostenkowski, (Rep-D-Il, -94)
  • Jan 2 Gerhard Amanshauser, writer
  • Jan 2 Harry Hyams, English immovable goods owner (Center Point)
  • Jan 2 Tiberiu Olah, composer
  • Jan 2 Vaughn Beals, CEO (Harley Davidson motorcycle), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Jan 2 Avie Bennett, Canadian philanthropist
  • Jan 2 Daisaku Ikeda, Japanese writer
  • Jan 3 Frank Ross Anderson, Canada, International Chess Master (1954)
  • Jan 5 Imtiaz Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistan wicket-keeper in 41 Tests 1952-62)
  • Jan 5 Walter Fritz Mondale, (Sen-D-Minn)/42nd VP (1977-81)
  • Jan 5 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, 4th President and 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan
  • Jan 6 Capucine [Germaine Lefebvre], French actress and fashion model (Pink Panther, What's New Pussycat?)
  • Jan 6 George H. Ross, American businessman
  • Jan 7 Rajindranath, cricketer (4 stumpings in his only Test for India)

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

Writer & Filmmaker William Peter Blatty
Writer & Filmmaker
William Peter Blatty
  • Jan 8 Sander Vanocur, news anchor (NBC Weekend News), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jan 8 Gaston Miron, Quebec poet and editor (d. 1996)
  • Jan 9 Domenico Modugno, Italian singer-songwriter, born in Polignano A Mare, Apulia (d. 1994)
  • Jan 9 Fernand J St Germain, (Rep-D-RI, 1961- )
  • Jan 9 Judith Krantz, author (Scruples, Princess Daisy, Dazzle), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 10 Donald Brooks, fashion designer (Emmy 1983)
  • Jan 10 Wallace Berry, composer
  • Jan 10 Philip Levine, American poet, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 11 David L Wolper, producer (Devil's Brigade)
  • Jan 11 Mitchell Ryan, actor (Chase, Executive Suite), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 12 Lew Gallo, Mt Kisko, actor (12 O'Clock High)
  • Jan 12 Ruth Brown, American singer (d. 2006)
  • Jan 13 David Sheiner, actor (Paul-Mr Novak, Norman-Diana), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 13 Gregory Walcott, Wilson NC, actor (87th Precinct)
  • Jan 14 Gerald Arpino, choreographer, born in Staten Island, New York
  • Jan 14 Garry Winogrand, American photographer (d. 1984)
  • Jan 16 Ezra Sims, American composer of microtonal music, born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2015)
  • Jan 16 John William Fozard, aircraft designer
  • Jan 16 William Kennedy, US writer
  • Jan 16 Pilar Lorengar, Spanish soprano (d. 1996)
  • Jan 17 Ken Archer, cricketer (Australian batsman, 5 Tests early 50s)

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

Hairdresser Vidal Sassoon
Hairdresser
Vidal Sassoon
  • Jan 17 Jean Barraqué, French composer (d. 1973)
  • Jan 19 Dainin Katagiri, Zen teacher, associate of Shunryu Suzuki, born in Osaka, Japan
  • Jan 19 Edward Gerard Schurmann, composer
  • Jan 20 Peter Donat, Kentville Nova Scotia, (Flamingo Road, Different Story)
  • Jan 20 William Berger, Austria, actress (Adventure of Hercules)
  • Jan 22 Birch Bayh, American politician, Senator (D) Indiana (1963-81), wrote 2 amendments to US constitution born in Terre Haute, Indiana
  • Jan 22 Yoshihiko Amino, Japanese historian (d. 2004)
  • Jan 23 Eugene Monti, Italy, bobsledder (Olympic-2 golds-1968)
  • Jan 23 Jeanne Moreau, actress (Going Places, Jules & Jim), born in Paris, France
  • Jan 23 Kees [Cornelis] Broekman, Dutch speed skater (Olympic-silver-1952)
  • Jan 23 Chico Carrasquel, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Jan 24 Desmond Morris, English zoologist (Human Ape, Body Language)
  • Jan 24 Michel Serrault, French actor (d. 2007)
  • Jan 25 Eduard Shevardnadze, Soviet Georgia, foreign minister of USSR (-91)
  • Jan 25 Jérôme Choquette, Quebec lawyer and politician
  • Jan 26 Gene Snyder, (Rep-R-KY, 1963-65, 67- )
  • Jan 26 Roger Vadim, France, director (And God Created Women, Barbarella)
  • Jan 27 Jean-Michel Damase, composer
  • Jan 27 Hans Modrow, a German politician, premier of East Germany
  • Jan 28 MG Falcon, CEO (Norwich Union Insurance Group)
  • Jan 28 Martin Sinnatt, Major-General/secretary (Kennel Club)
  • Jan 28 Slade Gorton, (Sen-R-WA, 1981- )
  • Jan 29 Bengt Hambraeus, composer
  • Jan 29 Marinus Peijnenburg, Dutch politician
  • Jan 29 Peter Byrne, actor (Postcards from America, Carry on Cabby)
  • Jan 30 Andrew Salkey, author editor/broadcaster
  • Jan 30 Harold Prince, US producer/director (West Side Story, Evita)
  • Jan 30 Mitch Leigh, American musical composer (Man of La Mancha), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • Jan 31 Chuck Willis, rock vocalist (C C Rider)
  • Jan 31 Eric Ash, rector (Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine)
  • Jan 31 Richard Buckley, royal equerry
  • Jan 31 Robert Clatworthy, English sculptor, born in Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Feb 1 Eric Evans, Dean (St Paul's)
  • Feb 1 Peter Gordon Dorrell, archaeologist and photographer
  • Feb 1 Sam Edwards, physicist
  • Feb 1 Eric Evans, English dean of St Paul's, born in Tenby, Wales (d. 1996)
  • Feb 1 Tom Lantos, (Rep-D-CA, 1981- )
  • Feb 1 Ursula Mamlok, German American avant-garde composer, born in Berlin (d. 2016)
  • Feb 2 Alan Fluck, musical educationalist
  • Feb 2 Luigi Ciriaco De Mita, PM of Italy (1988-89)
  • Feb 3 C V Gadkari, cricketer (Indian batsman in 6 Tests 1953-55)
  • Feb 4 Dave Ketchum, Quincy Ill, actor (Agent 13-Get Smart)
  • Feb 5 Andrew M Greeley, author/reverend
  • Feb 5 Pananayiotis Taki Vatikiotis, middle east scholar
  • Feb 7 Al "Fuzzy" Smith, baseball player
  • Feb 8 Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, lawyer
  • Feb 8 Jack Larson, playwright and actor (Jimmy Olsen-Superman), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Feb 9 Roger Mudd, news ancher (CBS Weekend News, NBC Evening News), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 9 Frank Frazetta, American illustrator
  • Feb 9 Rinus Michels, Dutch football coach (d. 2005)
  • Feb 10 Gene Taylor, (Rep-D-St Louis, 1973- )
  • Feb 11 Archibald Forster, CEO (Esso UK)
  • Feb 11 Conrad Janis, actor (Mork & Mindy, Quark, Bonino), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 11 Gerry Alexander, cricket wicketkeeper (WI of 50s & 60s)
  • Feb 11 Raoul Cita, R&B pianist and songwriter (Harptones), born in New York City (d. 2014)
  • Feb 14 Ben Garrido Blaz, (Rep-R-Guam, 1985- )
  • Feb 14 Juan Garcia Hortelano, Spanish author (Tormenta de verano)
  • Feb 17 Marta Romero, Puerto Rican actress & singer
  • Feb 18 Jim McElreath, auto racer (1970 Ontario 500)
  • Feb 18 Tom Johnson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Feb 20 Donald Longmore, British cardiac surgeon
  • Feb 20 Elroy Face, baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Feb 22 Bruce Forsyth, comedian/TV host (Generation Game), born in London, England
  • Feb 22 Paul Dooley, Parkensburg WV, actor (16 Candles, Strange Brew, Wedding)
  • Feb 23 David Somerset, 11th Duke of Beaufort, British peer
  • Feb 23 Vasily Grigoryevich Lazarev, Siberia USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12, 18A)
  • Feb 24 Al Lettieri, actor (Deadly Kiss, Pulp, Mr Majestyk, Getaway), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 24 Michael Harrington, socialist/author (Fragments of Century), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Feb 25 Keith Williamson, British RAF marshal
  • Feb 25 Larry Gelbart, writer/producer/actor (Oh God!, M*A*S*H)
  • Feb 25 Richard Stern, US writer
  • Feb 26 Aldonis Kalnins, composer
  • Feb 26 Anatoli Vassilyevich Filipchenko, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 16)
  • Feb 26 Antione "Fats" Domino, NO LA, rhythm & blues pianist (Blueberry Hill)
  • Feb 26 Everton Weekes, cricketer (one of the 3 W's)
  • Feb 26 Monique Leyrac, French Canadian singer and actress
  • Feb 27 Ariel Sharon, Prime Minister of Israel, (d. 2014)
  • Feb 28 Bettye Ackerman, Cottageville SC, actress (Maggie Graham-Ben Casey)
  • Feb 28 Tom Aldredge, actor (What About Bob, Nurse, Mind Snatchers), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Feb 29 Alan Loveday, New Zealand and British violinist, born in Palmerston North, New Zealand (d. 2016)
  • Feb 29 Joss Ackland, actor (Queenie, To Kill a Priest), born in London, England
  • Feb 29 McHenry Boatwright, signer
  • Feb 29 Terry Lewis, Australian police commissioner
  • Feb 29 Tempest Storm, American burlesque performer
  • Mar 1 Seymour Papert, South African mathematician, born in Pretoria (d. 2016)
  • Mar 1 Jacques Rivette, French New Wave film director, born in Rouen, Haute-Normandie (d. 2016)
  • Mar 2 Father John Romanides, Greek priest and professor (d. 2001)
  • Mar 3 Dave Dudley, American country singer (Six Days on the Road), born in Spencer, Wisconsin (d. 2003)
  • Mar 3 Gudrun Pausewang, Eastern Bohemia, German writer
  • Mar 4 Alan Sillitoe, English writer (Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner), born in Nottingham (d. 2010)
  • Mar 4 Samuel Adler, composer
  • Mar 6 Ronald Stevenson, composer
  • Mar 8 Frank Michael Beyer, composer
  • Mar 8 Judy Johnson, singer (Your Show of Shows), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Mar 9 Gerald Bull, Canadian long range artillery designer (d. 1990)
  • Mar 10 Arthur Milton, cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's)
  • Mar 10 James Earl Ray, American assassin of Martin Luther King Jr., born in Alton, Illinois (d. 1998)
  • Mar 10 Sara Montiel, Spanish actress and singer
  • Mar 11 Albert Salmi, American actor (Daniel Boone, 79 Park Avenue), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 11 Peter Roger Hunt, director (Dr No), born in London, England

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Mar 12 Edward Albee, American playwright (Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf?), born in Virginia (d. 2016)

Playwright Edward Albee
Playwright
Edward Albee
  • Mar 12 Phil Jones, principal (Trinity College of Music)
  • Mar 12 Roland Moyle, British deputy chairman (Police Complaints Authority)
  • Mar 12 Thérèse Lavoie-Roux, Quebec politician and senator
  • Mar 12 Aldemaro Romero, Venezuelan musician (d. 2007)
  • Mar 14 Frank Borman, astronaut (Gem 7, Ap 8)/CEO (Eastern Airline), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Mar 15 Nicolas Flagello, composer
  • Mar 16 Christa Ludwig, soprano (Vienna State Opera), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Mar 16 Ramon Barce, Spanish composer, born in Madrid (d. 2008)
  • Mar 17 Edino Krieger, composer
  • Mar 17 William John McKeag, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
  • Mar 18 Fidel V Ramos, pres (Phillipines)
  • Mar 18 William R Boggs, Georgia, Brig Gen/chief of engineers under Bragg
  • Mar 18 Julia Mullock, Princess of Korea
  • Mar 18 Miguel Poblet, Spanish cyclist
  • Mar 19 Clive Van Ryneveld, cricketer (South African all-rounder 1951-58)
  • Mar 19 Patrick McGoohan, Astoria NY, actor (#6-Prisoner, Secret Agent)
  • Mar 19 Hans Küng, Swiss theologian
  • Mar 20 Anthony Blond, British publisher (The Publishing Game, Book Book)
  • Mar 20 Christopher Benstead, race horse trainer

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Mar 20 Fred Rogers, American children's TV host (Mr Rogers' Neighborhood), born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania (d. 2003)

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

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Mar 31 Gordie Howe, Canadian NHL right wing (Detroit Redwings), born in Floral, Saskatchewan (d. 2016)

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • Apr 1 Dimitri Frenkel Frank, Dutch writer/director (Hadimassa)
  • Apr 1 George Grizzard, NC, actor (Wrong is Right, Bachelor Party, Attica)
  • Apr 1 Herbert Klein, newscaster/press secretary
  • Apr 1 Jane Powell, Portland Oregon, singer/actress (7 Brides for 7 Brothers)
  • Apr 2 Joseph "Cardinal" Bernardin, of Chicago
  • Apr 2 Rita Gam, actress (Distortions, Hannibal), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Apr 2 Serge Gainsbourg, [Ginsburg], Russian/French singer (Ford Mustang)
  • Apr 3 Don Gibson, American country musician (d. 2003)
  • Apr 3 Kevin Hagen, American actor (d. 2005)
  • Apr 3 Jennifer Paterson, English chef and TV personality (d. 1999)

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Apr 3 Earl Lloyd, 1st African American basketball player in the NBA, born in Alexandria, Virginia (d. 2015)

Basketball Player Earl Lloyd
Basketball Player
Earl Lloyd