Famous People Born in August 1929

  • Aug 1 Ann Calvello, Roller Derby Queen (d. 2006)
  • Aug 2 John Gale, British theatrical producer (Chichester Festival)
  • Aug 2 John Hannam, British MP (C) (1970-1997)
  • Aug 2 Lord David Waddington, British politician (Home Secretary 1989-90), born in Burnley (d. 2017)
  • Aug 3 Bethel Leslie, American entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 4 Kishore Kumar, Indian singer and actor (d. 1987)
  • Aug 6 Anneliese Kuppers, German FR, equestrian dressage (Oly-silver-1956)
  • Aug 6 Mike Elliott, saxophonist, born in Jamaica, West Indies
  • Aug 6 Roch La Salle, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
  • Aug 7 Don Larsen, American MLB pitcher (NY Yankees), born on what must have been a perfect day in Michigan City, Indiana
  • Aug 7 James Pilditch, designer
  • Aug 7 Richard T Schulze, (Rep-R-PA, 1975- )
  • Aug 7 Ruth Carter-Stapleton, evangelist, born in Plains, Georgia
  • Aug 7 Jo Baer [Josephine Kleinberg], American painter and minimalist artist, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Aug 8 Josef Suk, violinist (Artist of Merit-1977), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Aug 8 Larisa Bogoraz, Soviet dissident (d. 2004)
  • Aug 10 John Alldis, composer/conductor
  • Aug 11 Alun Hoddinott, Bargoed Wales, composer (Floriture)
  • Aug 11 Cora de Man-Canne Meyer, mezzo-soprano (Figaro, Carmen)
  • Aug 12 Buck Owens, [Alvis Edgar], Sherman Texas, country singer (Hee Haw)
  • Aug 12 Charles Moore, Coatsville Pa, 400m hurdler (Oly-gold/silver-52)
  • Aug 12 Joji Yuasa, Japanese composer, born in Kōriyama, Fukushima
  • Aug 13 Augustyn Bloch, Polish composer, born in Grudziądz (d. 2006)
  • Aug 13 Charles Lyon, gen-sect (Transport Salaried Staffs Association)
  • Aug 13 Michael Beavis, deputy cmdr-in-chief (Allied Forces Central Europe)
  • Aug 13 Pat Harrington Jr, actor (Danny Thomas Show, 1 Day at a Time), born in NYC, New (d. 2016)
  • Aug 14 Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter
  • Aug 14 Louise M Slaughter, (Rep-D-New York)
  • Aug 14 Oliver Neville, principal (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts)
  • Aug 14 Dick Tiger, Nigerian boxer (d. 1971)
  • Aug 16 Bill Evans, US jazz pianist
  • Aug 16 Helmut Rahn, German footballer (d. 2003)
  • Aug 16 Fritz Von Erich, American professional wrestler (d. 1997)
  • Aug 17 Francis Gary Powers, US spy (USSR captures him in 1959 U-2 incident)
  • Aug 18 Hugues Aufray, French singer
  • Aug 20 Norma Connolly, actress (Ruby Anderson-General Hospital), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 21 Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada, South African anti-apartheid activist and politician, born in Schweizer-Reneke (d. 2017)
  • Aug 21 X. J. Kennedy, American poet
  • Aug 22 Baroness Ewart-Biggs, British (Lab) spokesperson on Home Affairs
  • Aug 22 Harry McPherson, Tyler, Texas, presidential counsel (Lyndon Johnson) and lobbyist, (d. 2012)
  • Aug 23 Peter Thompson, golfer
  • Aug 24 Willie Winfield, American doo-woop singer (Harptones)
  • Aug 27 Ad J Hermes, Dutch MP (KVP/CDA)
  • Aug 27 Elizabeta Bagrintseve, USSR, discus thrower (Olympic-silver-1952)
  • Aug 27 Ira Levin, author (Rosemary Baby, Boys From Brazil, This Perfect Day)
  • Aug 28 Rokie Roker, actress (Helen-Jeffersons), born in Miami, Florida
  • Aug 28 Istvan Kertesz, Hungarian orchestral and operatic conductor, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Aug 29 Thom Gunn, Kent England, poet (The Wound)
  • Aug 31 Julio Ramon Ribeyro, writer