Famous People Born in August 1930

  • Aug 1 Geoffrey Holder, Trinidad, dancer/actor (Annie, The Wiz)
  • Aug 1 Julie Bovasso, actress (Willie & Phil, Just Me & You), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 1 Karoly Grosz, politician
  • Aug 1 Lionel Bart [Begleiter], British pop music composer and writer (Oliver!), born in London, England
  • Aug 1 Pierre Bourdieu, French sociologist (d. 2002)
  • Aug 2 Ron de Lugo, (Rep-D-Virgin Islands, 1973-79, 81- )
  • Aug 2 Vali Myers, Australian painter (d. 2003)
  • Aug 3 James Komack, American writer/director/actor (Courtship of Eddie's Father), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 4 David M G Curry, South African Labour Party parliament leader
  • Aug 4 John Gorman, printer and socialist historian, born in Stratford, East London (d. 1996)
  • Aug 4 Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Iranian shia cleric, born in Mashhad, Iran

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Aug 5 Neil Armstrong, American X-15 pilot and astronaut - 1st man on the Moon (Gemini 8, Apollo 11), born in Wapakoneta Ohio, (d. 2012)

Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon Neil Armstrong
Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon
Neil Armstrong
  • Aug 5 Michal Kováč, President of Slovakia
  • Aug 6 Abbey Lincoln, actress/singer (Nothing But a Man), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 7 Veljo Tormis, Estonian composer, born in Kuusalu (d. 2017)
  • Aug 8 Jerry Tarkanian, basketball coach (California State, UNLV, 625-122)
  • Aug 8 Joan Mondale, wife of US vice-president Walter Mondale (1977-81)
  • Aug 8 Nita Talbot, actress (Supertrain, Here We Go Again), born in New York City
  • Aug 8 Terry Nation, writer (Dr Who, Blake 7)
  • Aug 9 Milt Bolling, American MLB shortstop (Red Sox, 1952-7), born in Mississippi City, Mississippi (d. 2013)
  • Aug 10 Barry Unsworth, novelist (Pascali's Island), (d. 2012)
  • Aug 11 Heinz Werner Zimmermann, composer
  • Aug 11 Michael Quinlan, civil servant
  • Aug 11 William A O'Neal, (Gov-D-Ct)
  • Aug 12 Ronald James Herron, architect
  • Aug 12 Jacques Tits, Belgian mathematician
  • Aug 13 Don Ho [Donald Tai Loy Ho], Chinese-American musician (Tiny Bubbles), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2007)
  • Aug 13 Heino Jurisalu, Estonian composer (Kvintett puhkpillidele), born in Tartu, Estonia (d. 1991)
  • Aug 13 Wilmer David Mizell, American baseball player and politician, born in Vinegar Bend, Alabama (d. 1999)
  • Aug 14 Earl Weaver, manager (Balt Orioles 1968-82, 85-86), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2013)
  • Aug 14 Gerald B H Solomon, (Rep-R-New York, 1979- )
  • Aug 14 Lord Chorley, mountaineering enthusiast
  • Aug 15 Ageeda Paavel, Estonian freedom fighter
  • Aug 16 Frank Gifford, American NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster, born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2015)
  • Aug 16 Marion A Trabert, tennis champ (US Open-1953)
  • Aug 16 Robert Culp, Berkley California, actor (I Spy, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice)

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Aug 16 Tony Trabert, tennis pro (1955 Wimbledon), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion Tony Trabert
Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion
Tony Trabert
  • Aug 17 James Gulliver, businessman

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Aug 17 Ted Hughes, Poet (British Poet Laureate 1984-98), born in Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire (d. 1998)

  • Aug 18 Carl Barger, Lewistown Pa, baseball pres (Pittsburgh Pirates, Fla Marlins)
  • Aug 18 Grant Williams, American actor (Hawaiian Eye, Incredible Shrinking Man), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 18 Liviu Librescu, Israeli professor, killed in the Virginia Tech massacre
  • Aug 19 D[avid] G[uy] Compton, UK, sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays)
  • Aug 20 Mario Bernardi, Canadian conductor
  • Aug 21 Frank Perry, American film director (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Aug 21 Margaret Rose Countess of Snowdon, Sister of Queen Elizabeth II , born in London, England
  • Aug 22 Gilmar, Brazilian football player, born in Santos, São Paulo, Brazil (d. 2013)
  • Aug 23 Andy Ireland, (Rep-R-FL, 1977- )
  • Aug 23 Jack Bannister, English cricketer (Warwickshire stalwart) and commentator (BBC), born in Wolverhampton, West Midlands (d. 2016)
  • Aug 23 John Fairclough, British scientific adviser
  • Aug 23 Michel Rocard, French politician, Prime Minister of France (1988-91), born in Courbevoie, Paris (d. 2016)

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Aug 23 Vera Miles, American actress (Psycho), born in Boise City, Oklahoma

Actress Vera Miles
Actress
Vera Miles
  • Aug 25 Ariana CE Amsberg, Dutch publicist/actress (Aside, Sekstant)
  • Aug 25 Page Johnson, actress (Passages from Finnegan's Wake), born in Welch, West Virginia

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Aug 25 Sean Connery, Scottish actor (James Bond films), born in Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Aug 25 Graham Jarvis, Canadian actor (Mary Hartman, Misery), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 25 Bruce Allpress, New Zealand actor
  • Aug 26 Joe Solomon, cricketer (WI batsman of 50's Cap fell on wkt v Aust)
  • Aug 27 John Daly, British trade union leader
  • Aug 27 John Watts, chief of defense (Omani Armed Forces)
  • Aug 28 Ben Gazzara, American actor (Run for Your Life, QB VII), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Aug 28 Windsor Davies, British actor
  • Aug 29 Marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA)
  • Aug 29 Jacques Bouchard, Canadian advertising executive (d. 2006)
  • Aug 30 Noel Harford, Winston New Zealand, NZ cricketer
  • Aug 30 Warren Burger, American author (The Midas Touch)

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Aug 30 Warren Buffett, American business magnate (world's wealthiest person in 2008), born in Omaha, Nebraska

Investor Warren Buffett
Investor
Warren Buffett
  • Aug 30 Ernie Ball, American entrepreneur and musician who pioneered the development of guitar-related products, born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2004)
  • Aug 31 Owen B Pickett, (Rep-D-Virginia)
  • Aug 31 Dudley "Big Tiny" Little Jr, American pianist (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Worthington Minnesota (d. 2010)