Famous People Born in August 1932

  • Aug 1 Meir Kahane, American founder of the Jewish Defense League (d. 1990)
  • Aug 1 Meena Kumari, Indian film actress (d. 1972)
  • Aug 2 Lamar Hunt, NFL owner (KC Chiefs)
  • Aug 2 Marvin David Levy, composer
  • Aug 2 Peter O'Toole, Irish actor (Lord Jim, Beckett, Lawrence of Arabia), (d. 2013)
  • Aug 3 Elsa Martinelli, Grosseto Italy, actress (Indian Fighter)
  • Aug 3 Mario Montes de Oca, Mexican poet
  • Aug 5 Sister Vince Otto, mental health activist
  • Aug 5 Tera de Marez Oyens, composer
  • Aug 6 Anneli Sauli, [Savolainen], actress (Milkmaid)
  • Aug 6 Howard Hodgkin, British abstract painter, born in London (d. 2017)
  • Aug 7 Maria M L "Marijke" Bakker, Dutch actress (Mammaloe-Pipo the Clown)
  • Aug 7 Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathon runner (Olympic gold 1960, 64)
  • Aug 7 Maurice Rabb, Jr., American ophthalmologist
  • Aug 7 Edward Hardwicke, British actor
  • Aug 8 Mel Tillis, American country singer (Who's Julie, M-M-Mel), born in Pahokee, Florida
  • Aug 8 Luis GarcĂ­a Meza Tejada, Bolivian dictator
  • Aug 9 John Gomery, Canadian jurist
  • Aug 10 Alexander Goehr, composer
  • Aug 11 Angela Rumbold, British politician (C), born in Bristol (d. 2010)
  • Aug 11 Fernando Arrabal, Spanish song/romance writer (Baal Babilonia)
  • Aug 11 Geoffrey Cass, CEO (Cambridge U Press)
  • Aug 11 Eric Varley, British politician and cabinet minister, born in Poolsbrook, Derbyshire (d. 2008)
  • Aug 11 Sam McCluskie, trade unionist
  • Aug 11 Wilson "Papa" Godett, Curacaos worker's union leader/boxer
  • Aug 11 Israel Asper, Canadian tax lawyer (d. 2003)
  • Aug 11 John Gorrie, English director
  • Aug 12 Queen Ferekit, of Thailand (Queens Day)
  • Aug 12 Sergey Mikhaylovich Slonimsky, composer
  • Aug 12 Charlie O'Donnell, American game show announcer
  • Aug 14 Dom Philip Jebb, headmaster (Downside School Great Britain)
  • Aug 14 James V Hansen, (Rep-R-Utah, 1981- )
  • Aug 14 Lee Hoffman, American author (d. 2007)
  • Aug 15 Robert L. Forward, American physicist and sci-fi writer (Dragon's Egg, Starquake), born in Geneva, NY (d. 2002)
  • Aug 16 Eydie Gorme [Edithe Gormezano], American singer (Bossa Nova), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2013)
  • Aug 16 Jon Lindbergh, 2nd son of aviator Charles Lindbergh
  • Aug 17 Chet Allen, Chickasha Oklahoma, actor (Jerry-Bonino, Slats-Troubleshooter)

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Aug 17 V.S. Naipaul, British novelist (Middle Passage), born in Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago

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  • Aug 18 William R. Bennett, Premier of British Columbia
  • Aug 19 John James Fenwick, English warehouse owner/multi-millionaire
  • Aug 19 Thomas P. Salmon, 75th Governor of Vermont
  • Aug 20 Anthony Ainley, British actor (d. 2004)
  • Aug 20 Vasily Aksyonov, Russian novelist
  • Aug 21 Melvin Van Peebles, American actor and director (Sophisticated Gent), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 22 Gerald P Carr, Col USMC/astronaut (Skylab 4), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Aug 22 Theoni Vachliotis Aldredge, Greek-American award winning costume designer, born in Thessaloniki, Greece (d. 2011)
  • Aug 23 Mark Russell, political satirist/pianist (Real People), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Aug 23 Houari Boumedienne, President of Algeria (d. 1978)
  • Aug 24 Richard Graham Meale, Australian composer, born in Sydney
  • Aug 24 Robert D. Hales, LDS Church apostle, born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 25 Anatoli Yakovlevich Kartashov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Sadovoye, Russia (d. 2005)
  • Aug 26 Joe H Engle, American Brigader General and astronaut (STS T-2, T-4, 2, 51I), born in Chapman, Kansas
  • Aug 27 Antonia Fraser, British author and biographer (Mary Queen of Scots), born in London, England
  • Aug 27 Francois Glorieux, composer
  • Aug 27 Mikhail Nikolayevich Burdayev, Feodosina Krim, Russian cosmonaut
  • Aug 28 Andy Bathgate, professional ice hockey player (New York Rangers, 1958 NHL MVP), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2016)
  • Aug 28 Carlene Polite, US dancer/activist/author (Sister X)
  • Aug 31 Benito Wogatzki, writer
  • Aug 31 Robert [Franklin] Adams, American sci-fi author (Castaways in Time)
  • Aug 31 Roy Castle, English dancer and television entertainer (Record Breakers), born in Scholes, Yorkshire (d. 1994)