Famous People Born in August 1933

  • Aug 1 Dom DeLuise, American comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 1 Erwin Nypels, Dutch economist/minister of Housing (D66)
  • Aug 1 Richard Lloyd Jones, British secretary, Welsh Office
  • Aug 1 Ko Un, South Korean poet, born in Gunsan, North Jeolla Province
  • Aug 1 Jesse Corti, Venezuelan-born actor and comedian
  • Aug 1 Masaichi Kaneda, Japanese baseball player
  • Aug 2 Alan Tuffin, British trade union leader
  • Aug 3 Pat Crawford, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1956)
  • Aug 3 The Tjong King, Dutch illustrator of children books (Miep Diekman)
  • Aug 4 Nathan Eugene Brooks, flyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1952), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 4 Rudi van Dantzig, Dutch choreographer/ballet dancer (Painted Birds)
  • Aug 5 Joan Weldon, SF, actress (So This is Love, Them)
  • Aug 6 A G Kripal Singh, cricketer (India, 100* on debut v NZ 1959)
  • Aug 7 Jerry [Eugene] Pournelle, US, sci-fi author (Mercenary, Red Dragon)
  • Aug 8 Joe Tex [Joseph Arrington, Jr.], American soul musician (Hold What You've Got, I Gotcha), born in Rogers, Texas (d. 1982)
  • Aug 9 Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Japanese television personality and children's author
  • Aug 10 Alan Hardcastle, chairman (Lloyds Regulatory Board)
  • Aug 10 Bill Nieder, shot putter, (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Aug 10 Butler-Sloss, British Lady Justice
  • Aug 10 David Rowland, chairman (Lloyd's)
  • Aug 10 Rocky Colavito, baseball player (Hit 4 HRs in a game), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 10 Doyle Brunson, American poker player
  • Aug 10 Keith Duckworth, English mechanical engineer (Cosworth; d. 2005)
  • Aug 11 Jerry Falwell, US, TV evangelist (Moral Majority)
  • Aug 11 Julian Oswald, British Admiral of the Fleet
  • Aug 11 Justin Connolly, composer
  • Aug 11 Tamas Vasary, pianist/conductor
  • Aug 13 Jocelyn Elders, US Surgeon General (-1994)
  • Aug 13 Madhur Jaffrey, cookbook writer/actress (Shakespeare Wallah)
  • Aug 14 Richard R. Ernst, Swiss chemist and Nobel Prize Laureate
  • Aug 14 Bryce Courtenay, Australian novelist (The Power of One), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2012)
  • Aug 15 Bobby Helms, rock vocalist (Jingle Bell Rock)
  • Aug 15 Floyd Ashton, US singer (Tams-What Child of Fool)
  • Aug 15 Lori Nelson, Santa Fe NM, actress (Greta-How to Marry a Millionaire)
  • Aug 16 Jan van Ginkel, graphic artist/publisher (Perscombinatie)
  • Aug 16 Reiner Kunze, German writer (The Lovely Years), born in Oelsnitz, Saxony
  • Aug 16 Stuart A "Smokey" Roosa, Durango Colo, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 14)
  • Aug 16 Julie Newmar, actress (Catwoman-Batman, Living Doll), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 17 Glenn Corbett [Glen Edwin Rothenburg], El Monte, California, American actor (Route 66, Shenandoah)
  • Aug 17 Eugene F. Kranz, American NASA executive
  • Aug 17 Mark Dinning, American singer (d. 1986)
  • Aug 18 Roman Polanski, Poland, director (Rosemary's Baby, Chinatown, Pirates)
  • Aug 18 Just Fontaine, French footballer
  • Aug 19 Debra Paget [Debralee Griffin], American actress (Love Me Tender), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Aug 19 Vladimir Borisovich Alekseyev, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Aug 20 Don Fuqua, (Rep-D-FL, 1963-86)
  • Aug 20 George John Mitchell, (Sen-D-ME, 1980-94/Senate Whip 1989- )
  • Aug 20 Larry Robideaux, horse trainer
  • Aug 21 Barry Norman, Britain, film critic (Film Greats)
  • Aug 21 Janet Baker, York England, mezzo-soprano (Owen Wingrave)
  • Aug 22 Irmtraud Morgner, writer
  • Aug 22 Sylva Koscina, Zagreb Yugo, actress (Jessica, Hercules)
  • Aug 23 Manfred Donike, chemist drug test pioneer
  • Aug 23 Pete Wilson, (Sen-R-CA, 1983-88/Gov-R-Ca 1991- )
  • Aug 23 Robert Curl, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

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Aug 24 Yasser Arafat, Chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, 1st President of the Palestinian National Authority (1994-2004) and 1994 Nobel peace prize winner, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2004)

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  • Aug 25 Tom Skerritt, actor (Ryan's Four, Alien, Big Bad Mama), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Aug 25 Wayne Shorter, American jazz musician (Weather Report), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Aug 27 Joke Smit, Dutch feminist
  • Aug 29 Jehan Sadat, Widow of Anwar Sadat and 1st Lady of Egypt, born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Aug 29 Ramses Shaffy, Dutch cabaret actor (Zaak MP, Liefdesbekentenissen)
  • Aug 29 Arnold Koller, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • Aug 30 Arne Mellnas, composer