Famous People Born in 1928 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 691

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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
  • Apr 4 Bill Ryan, American newscaster (Smithsonian), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 4 Jimmy Logan, British comedian (Mad Death)

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Apr 4 Maya Angelou [Marguerite Johnson], American author ("I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"), poet and actress (Nyo-Roots), born in St Louis, Missouri

Author, Poet and Actress Maya Angelou
Author, Poet and Actress
Maya Angelou
  • Apr 4 Monty Norman, composer/writer
  • Apr 5 David Farquhar Andress, composer
  • Apr 5 Michael Bryant, actor (Sakharov, Girly), born in London, England
  • Apr 5 Peter Moore, Principal (London Business School)
  • Apr 5 Tony Williams, Elizabeth NJ, singer (Platters-Only You, Harbor Lights)
  • Apr 6 Will Gaines, American-British tap dancer, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2014)

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Apr 6 James Watson, American chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA), born in Chicago, Illinois

Molecular biologist James Watson
Molecular biologist
James Watson
  • Apr 6 Joi Lansing, Salt Lake City Utah, actress (Bob Cummings Show)
  • Apr 7 Alan J Pakula, director (All the President's Men, Klute)
  • Apr 7 James Garner, American actor (Rockford Files, Bret Maverick), born in Norman Oklahoma, (d. 2014)
  • Apr 7 James White, UK, sci-fi author (Star Surgeon, Star Healer)
  • Apr 8 Eric Porter, actor (Antony & Cleopatra, 39 Steps), born in London, England
  • Apr 8 John Gavin, actor (Back Street, Psycho, Murder for Sale), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 8 Mary Zeldenrust-Noordanus, CEO (NVSH)
  • Apr 8 Monty Sunshine, jazz bandleader (Gotta Travel On)
  • Apr 8 Leah Rabin, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (d. 2000)
  • Apr 8 Fred Ebb, American composer, born in Manhattan, NYC (d. 2004)
  • Apr 9 Brian Cubbon, British senior civil servant
  • Apr 9 Floyd D Spence, (Rep-R-SC, 1971- )
  • Apr 9 Tom Lehrer, parody/folk singer (That Was The Week That Was)
  • Apr 12 Brooklyn Supreme, Belgium, stallion, heaviest known horse (1450 kg)
  • Apr 12 Hardy Krüger, German actor
  • Apr 13 Alan Clark, English politician (d. 1999)
  • Apr 15 Norma Merrick Sklarek, 1st African American woman architect in NY & Calif
  • Apr 15 Richard Evans, British diplomat
  • Apr 16 Dick "Night Train" Lane, NFL defensive back (Rams, Cards, Lions)
  • Apr 17 Cynthia Ozick, US, author (Pagan Rabbi & Other Stories)
  • Apr 18 Jean-Francois Pailliard, Vitry-le-Francois France, conductor
  • Apr 19 Alexis Korner, musician (Blues Inc-Bootleg Him), born in Paris, France
  • Apr 19 John Horlock, British vice-chancellor (Open College)
  • Apr 20 Johnny Gavin, Irish footballer (d. 2007)
  • Apr 20 Gerald S. Hawkins, English astronomer (d. 2003)
  • Apr 23 Bill Cotton, CEO (Noel Gay TV)
  • Apr 23 Okke Jager, Dutch theologist/writer/poet

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Apr 23 Shirley Temple, American actress, famous as a child star in the 1930s (Bright Eyes, Heidi) and diplomat, born in Santa Monica, California

Actress and Diplomat Shirley Temple
Actress and Diplomat
Shirley Temple
  • Apr 24 Gustav Krivinka, composer
  • Apr 26 Gordon Downey, British Comptroller General/Reader Rep (Independent)
  • Apr 28 Yves Klein, French sculptor/painter
  • Apr 28 Eugene M. Shoemaker, American planetary scientist (d. 1997)
  • Apr 29 Big Jay McNeely, R&B saxophonist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 29 Carl Gardner, Tyler Tx, rock vocalist (Coasters-Searchin)
  • Apr 30 Hugh Hood, Canadian author (d. 2000)
  • May 1 Raoul Servais, Belgian cartoonist/pres (l'ASIFA)
  • May 1 Desmond Titterington, Northern Irish racer (d. 2002)
  • May 3 Jeanne Bal, actress (Pat-Love & Marriage), born in Santa Monica, California

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May 4 Betsy Rawls, American golfer (US Womens Open-51, 53, 57, 60), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls

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May 4 Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian president (1981-2011), born in Kafr-El Meselha, Egypt

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
Egyptian President
Hosni Mubarak
  • May 4 Maynard Ferguson, Verdun Quebec, jazz trumpeter (Roulette)
  • May 4 Wolfgang von Trips, German racing driver (d. 1961)
  • May 5 Pierre Schoendoerffer, Chamalieres, France, director and screen-writer (The Anderson Platoon), (d. 2012)
  • May 6 Robert Poujade, French politician
  • May 7 John Ingle, actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital), (d. 2012)
  • May 7 Marvin Mitchelson, attorney
  • May 8 Theodore Sorenson, presidential advisor (JFK)/author (1000 Days)
  • May 8 William Jay Sydeman, composer
  • May 9 Barbara Ann Scott, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1948), born in Ottawa, Ontario (d. 2012)
  • May 9 Pall Pampichier Palsson, composer
  • May 9 Richard A "Pancho" Gonzalez, tennis star (US 1948-49), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 9 Ralph Goings, American painter
  • May 10 Arnold Rüütel, Estonian president
  • May 11 Yaacov Agam, Israeli sculptor
  • May 11 Brother Andrew, Dutch missionary
  • May 12 Manuel Lujan Jr, (Rep-R-NM, 1969- )
  • May 12 Burt Bacharach, composer (I'll Never Fall in Love Again), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • May 12 Henry Cosby, African-American songwriter (d. 2002)
  • May 13 Édouard Molinaro, French film actor, director and screenwriter
  • May 13 Enrique Bolaños, President of Nicaragua
  • May 13 Jim Shoulders, Champion rodeo cowboy (d. 2007)
  • May 14 Will "Dub Jones, American singer (The Coasters) (d. 2000)
  • May 14 Frederik H. Kreuger, Dutch scientist and inventor
  • May 16 Billy Martin, baseball 2nd baseman/manager (NY Yankees, Oakland A's)
  • May 16 Reginald Askew, dean (King's College London)
  • May 16 Hiroshi Nakajima, Chiba, Japan, doctor (WHO Director-General, 1988-98), (d. 2013)
  • May 17 Donald Cameron Watt, historian
  • May 17 Ian Griggs, bishop (Ludlow)
  • May 17 Vivian Moses, biotechnologist
  • May 18 G R Hall, nuclear scientist
  • May 18 P G Hammersley, British Rear-Admiral
  • May 18 Pernell Roberts, Waycross Ga, actor (Adam-Bonanza, Trapper John MD)
  • May 19 Pol Pot, Cambodian dictator (d. 1998)
  • May 19 Colin Chapman, English automotive engineer and founder of Lotus Cars, born in Richmond (d. 1982)

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May 19 Dolph Schayes, American basketball Hall of Famer (Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)

NBA Power Forward and Coach Dolph Schayes
NBA Power Forward and Coach
Dolph Schayes
  • May 20 David Berriman, CEO (Rose Thomson Young group of Lloyds Trustees)
  • May 20 David Hedison, actor (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea)
  • May 20 Jack Kevorkian, controversial American medical doctor
  • May 21 Alice Drummond, American actress (Awakenings), born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island (d. 2016)
  • May 22 Roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer
  • May 22 T. Boone Pickens, American business person and oil tycoon (Shamrock, Mesa Petroleum Co), born in Holdenville, Oklahoma
  • May 23 Nigel Davenport, actor (Without a Clue, Masada), born in Cambridge, England (d. 2013)
  • May 23 Nina Otkalenko, USSR, 800m runner (9 world records)
  • May 23 Rosemary Clooney, Kentucky, singer/paper towels spokeswoman (Coronet)
  • May 23 Jeannie Carson, English actress and comedian
  • May 23 Pauline Julien, French Canadian singer (d. 1998)
  • May 24 Peter Griffiths, British politician (C), controversially won his seat (1964), born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire (d. 2013)
  • May 24 William Trevor, Irish-born writer (Children of Dynmouth, Fools of Fortune), born in Mitchelstown, Ireland (d. 2016)
  • May 25 Frigyes Hidas, composer
  • May 25 Mary Tuck, social researcher/civil servant
  • May 27 Thea Musgrave, Barnton Midlothian Scot, composer (Mary Queen of Scots)
  • May 28 Albert Booth, British government minister
  • May 29 Felix Rohatyn, investment banker (NY Big MAC Bonds), born in Vienna, Austria
  • May 30 John Keith Wright, English economist/asst sect of state (1971-84)
  • May 30 Agnès Varda, French director
  • May 30 Pro Hart, Australian artist (d. 2006)
  • May 30 Gustav Leonhardt, Master Dutch Harpsichordist, organist and conductor
  • May 31 Jacob Lateiner, pianist/professor (Juiliard), born in Havana, Cuba
  • May 31 Pankaj Roy, cricketer (Indian opener, 413 partnership w/Vinoo Mankad)
  • Jun 1 Bob Monkhouse, Kent England, comedian (Bonkers)
  • Jun 1 Georgi Timofeyevich Dobrovolsky, Odessa, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11)
  • Jun 2 John Anthony Bowden Cuddon, writer/teacher
  • Jun 3 Donald Judd, US, sculptor (minimal art)
  • Jun 3 John Reid, cricketer (prolific NZ batsman 1949-65)
  • Jun 4 Paul Greening, master of Queen's household
  • Jun 4 Ruth Westheimer, Germany, sex therapist (WYNY-FM)
  • Jun 5 Otto F. Walter, Swiss writer and publisher (Walter Verlag), born in Rickenbach (d. 1994)
  • Jun 5 Robert Lansing, SD California, actor (12 O'Clock High, Equalizer, Automan)
  • Jun 5 Tony Richardson, England, director (Delicate Balance, Hotel NH)
  • Jun 6 George Deukmejian, Menands NY, (Gov-Cal)
  • Jun 7 Anthony Nicholas Maria Wahl, historian
  • Jun 7 Charles Louis Strouse, composer
  • Jun 7 Dave Bowen, footballer
  • Jun 7 David Malcolm Lewis, expert in Greek Epigraphy
  • Jun 7 James Ivory, producer/director (Howard's End, Remains of the Day)
  • Jun 7 Reg Park, British bodybuilder
  • Jun 7 James Jude, American thoracic surgeon (developed CPR), born in Maple Lake, Minnesota (d. 2015)
  • Jun 8 Jiri Dvoracek, composer
  • Jun 8 Kat[i]e [Gertrude] Wilhelm, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Hamlet Trap)
  • Jun 9 Geraint Gruffydd, director (U of Wales Centre for Welsh Studies)
  • Jun 10 Asher Wallfish, journalist
  • Jun 10 Maurice Sendak, American author/illustrator (Where The Wild Things Are), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jun 11 Fabiola de Mora y Aragon, Spanish Queen of Belgium
  • Jun 11 Gerard van Leijenhorst, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior (CDA)
  • Jun 12 Michael Wishart, artist
  • Jun 12 Richard Sherman, composer/lyricist (Mary Poppins)
  • Jun 12 Vic Damone, [Vito Farinola], Bkln, singer (Street Where You Live)
  • Jun 13 Jean Villain, Swiss writer, born in Zurich (d. 2006)

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Jun 13 John Nash, American mathematician (subject of movie "A Beautiful Mind") and Nobel laureate, born in Bluefield, West Virginia

Mathematician and Economist John Nash
Mathematician and Economist
John Nash

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Jun 14 Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentine Marxist revolutionary (Cuban Revolution), author and physician, born in Rosario, Argentina (d. 1967)

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara
  • Jun 16 Harold Hanham, vice chancellor (Lancaster University)
  • Jun 16 Sergiu Comissiona, Buch Romania, conductor (Haifa Symph 1959-64)
  • Jun 18 Maggie McNamara, American actress (3 Coins in a Fountain, Cardinal), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 18 Michael Blakemore, British theater director (Country Life)
  • Jun 18 David T. Lykken, American scientist
  • Jun 19 Nancy Marchand, actress (Beacon Hill, Margaret-Lou Grant), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jun 19 Raymond Powell, British MP
  • Jun 19 Barry Took, English comedy writer (d. 2002)
  • Jun 20 David Mitchell, British MP
  • Jun 20 Jean-Marie le Pen, France, leader (National Front party)
  • Jun 20 Martin Landau, American actor (Mission Impossible, Space 1999, Ed Wood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 20 Robert Satanowski, composer
  • Jun 20 Eric Dolphy, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1964)
  • Jun 21 Judith Raskin, American soprano (Susanna-Le Nozze di Figaro), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 21 V G Yershov, cosmonaut
  • Jun 22 Ralph Waite, White Plains New York, American actor, director and political candidate (Cool Hand Luke, The Waltons)
  • Jun 25 William Joseph Russo, composer
  • Jun 25 Jacob Druckman, American composer (Animus I Auerole), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • Jun 25 Peyo [Pierre Culliford], cartoonist (The Smurfs, Johan et Pirlouit), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Jun 26 Yoshiro Nakamatsu, Japanese inventor
  • Jun 27 Rudy Perpich, American politician (d. 1995)
  • Jun 28 Andrew Gordon Speedie-Pask, English cybernetician stage producer and lyricist, born in Derby (d. 1996)
  • Jun 28 Peter Heine, cricketer (solid South African fast bowler in 1950's)
  • Jun 28 Ronald Alfred Gardyne "Rags" Butler, sailor
  • Jun 28 Dr Hans Blix, Swedish head of the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission 2000-2003
  • Jun 28 Harold Evans, English journalist and writer; editor of The Sunday Times
  • Jun 29 Ian Bannen, Airdrie Scotland, actor (Eye of the Needle, Gorky Park)
  • Jun 30 Frank Ulrich Marcus, playwright/critic
  • Jul 1 Volker Wangenheim, composer
  • Jul 2 Estelita Rodriguez, Cuban actress (Cuban Fireball, Havana Rose), born in Guanajay, Cuba (d. 1966)
  • Jul 2 Pavel Kohout, Czech, director/author (Poor Murderer)
  • Jul 3 Evelyn Anthony, English historical writer (Poellenberg Inheritance)
  • Jul 3 Günter Bruno Fuchs, German writer, poet and artist, born in Berlin (d. 1977)
  • Jul 3 John Wills, lord-lt of Avon England
  • Jul 4 Cathy Berberian, Armenia, US singer
  • Jul 4 Lloyd Lambert, bassist
  • Jul 4 Patrick Tilley, UK, sci-fi author (1st Family, Blood River)
  • Jul 4 Paul de Wispelaere, Flemish writer/essayist/critic
  • Jul 4 Sylvius G M "Boy" Rozendal, premier (Netherland's Antilles)
  • Jul 5 Warren Oates, Depoy Ky, actor (East of Eden, Stoney Burke)
  • Jul 5 Pierre Mauroy, French politician (Prime Minister, 1981-4), (d. 2013)
  • Jul 7 Colleen Summers, vocal overdubber, born in Pasadena, California
  • Jul 8 Carol Henry, choreographer (Garry Moore Show), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Jul 8 Norma Donaldson, singer/actress (Poetic Justice, 5 Heartbeats)
  • Jul 9 Vince Edwards, American actor (Ben Casey, Matt Lincoln, Firehouse), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 9 Federico Bahamontes, Spanish cyclist
  • Jul 10 Jack Nel, cricketer (South African opening bat in 6 Tests 1949-57)
  • Jul 10 Moshe Greenberg, American-Israeli Bible scholar
  • Jul 10 Alejandro de Tomaso, Argentine-Italian racing driver and car manufacturer (d. 2003)
  • Jul 10 Bernard Buffet, French painter (d. 1999)
  • Jul 11 Nic Jonk, sculptor/painter (Jonas & the Whale)
  • Jul 11 Robert Washburn, composer
  • Jul 12 Elias James Corey, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Jul 12 Barbara Cowsills, singer and mother of The Cowsills (d. 1985)
  • Jul 13 Bob Crane, Waterbury Ct, actor (Col Hogan-Hogan's Heroes, Donna Reed)
  • Jul 13 Donal Michalsky, composer
  • Jul 13 Tommaso Buscetta, Sicilian mafioso and pentito (d. 2000)
  • Jul 13 Leroy Vinnegar, American jazz bassist
  • Jul 14 Elizabeth Jane Lloyd, artist/teacher