Famous People Born in March 1932

  • Mar 1 Jacques Leduc, Belgian composer, born in Jette (d. 2016)
  • Mar 2 Frank E. Petersen Jr, American soldier and 1st African American Marine aviator & General, born in Topeka Kansas (d. 2015)
  • Mar 3 Mara Corday, American playmate (Oct, 1958), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 4 Guido Baggiani, composer
  • Mar 4 Hessel Rienks, economist/Dutch 2nd chamber member (PvdA)
  • Mar 4 Miriam Makeba, singer (Grammy 1965), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Mar 4 Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, American car designer (d. 2001)
  • Mar 4 Frank Wells, American entertainment businessman (d. 1994)
  • Mar 5 Walter Charles Marshall, scientist
  • Mar 6 Jean Boht, English actress (Bread, Distant Voices, Still Lives), born in Bebington, England
  • Mar 9 Heere Heeresma, Dutch writer (Han de Wit goes in development aid)
  • Mar 9 Keely Smith, Norfolk Virginia, American singer (Mrs Louie Prima)
  • Mar 9 Walter Mercado, Puerto Rican astrologist and actor
  • Mar 10 Anatoliy Roschin, USSR, super heavyweight wrestler (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Mar 11 Nigel Lawson, British government official (The Power Game)
  • Mar 11 Valerie French, actress (Jubal), born in London, England
  • Mar 11 Leroy Jenkins, American composer and violinist (d. 2007)
  • Mar 12 Andrew Young, US ambassador to UN (1977-79)/(Mayor-D-Atlanta)
  • Mar 14 Naina Yeltsina, Russia's first First Lady
  • Mar 15 Alan Lavern Bean, Wheeler Texas, Capt USN/astronaut (Ap 12, Skylab 3)
  • Mar 15 David Alliance, Iran/British textile factory/multi-millionaire
  • Mar 16 Ronnie Walter Cunningham, Creston Iowa, Col USMC/astronaut (Apollo 7)
  • Mar 17 Dick Curless, singer/songwriter
  • Mar 17 Donald N. Langenberg, American physicist

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Mar 18 F. W. de Klerk, South African President (1989-94), winner of 1993 Nobel Peace Price with Nelson Mandela, born in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province

South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
  • Mar 18 John Updike, Shillington Pa, poet/novelist (Rabbit Run)
  • Mar 19 Gay Robert Brewer, Middletwon OH, PGA golfer (1972 Canadian)
  • Mar 20 Tod Dockstader, composer
  • Mar 21 Joseph Silverstein, violinist (Denver Symphony Orch), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 22 Richard Thomas, admiral
  • Mar 23 Don Marshall, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Mar 24 William Smith, Columbia Mo, actor (Rich Man Poor Man, Hawaii 5-0)
  • Mar 24 Yuri Anatoyevich Ponomaryov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 18 backup)
  • Mar 25 Wes Santee, American runner, born in Ashland, Kansasmiler (d. 2010)
  • Mar 25 Woody (Woodson) Held, baseball player
  • Mar 26 Dick Nolan, football coach
  • Mar 27 Wes Covington, baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Mar 28 Sven Oskar Lindqvist, Swedish writer (Myten om Wu Tao-tzu)
  • Mar 29 William Charette, Ludington, Michigan, United States Navy Hospital Corpsman and Medal of Honour recipient, (d. 2012)
  • Mar 30 A J Zuckerman, Dean (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine)
  • Mar 30 Ted Morgan, Swiss-born writer
  • Mar 31 Godfrey Lawrence, cricketer (South African fast bowler, 8-53 v NZ 1961)
  • Mar 31 John Jakes, writer (Sir Scoundrel, Great Women Reporters), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 31 Nagisa Oshima, director (Town of Love & Hope), born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 2013)