Famous People Born in May 1934

  • May 1 Alette Beaujon, Curacaos poet (Gedichten on the Bay & Elsewhere)
  • May 1 Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, Mexican politician
  • May 3 Georg Kroll, German composer, born in Linz
  • May 3 Frankie Valli, [Castelluccio], singer (Four Seasons-Sherry), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • May 3 Henry Cooper, English boxer
  • May 4 Pete Barbutti, comedian (Garry Moore Show), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • May 5 Ace Cannon, American saxophonist
  • May 6 Richard C Shelby, (Rep-D-AL (1979-86)/Sen-D-AL, 1987- )
  • May 7 Ben Smith, PGA golfer (Ralphs Senior Classic-4th), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 7 Donald Russell Holler, composer
  • May 7 Heinz Marti, Swiss composer, born in Bern
  • May 7 Willard Scott, weatherman (Today)
  • May 8 Leonard Hoffmann, high court judge
  • May 8 Roger Kendrick, governor (Dartmoor Prison)
  • May 9 Alan Bennett, England, playwright/actor (Secret Policeman's Other Ball)
  • May 9 John Robertson, deputy chairman (Barclays de Zoete Wedd)
  • May 9 Roy Massey, Master of Choristers (Hereford Cathedral)
  • May 10 Cliff Wilson, snooker player
  • May 10 William Lithgow, Scottish industrialist/multi-millionaire
  • May 10 Gary Owens, American disc jockey/TV host (Laugh In, Gong Show), born in Mitchell, South Dakota
  • May 10 Jeanine Basinger, American film scholar
  • May 11 James M Jeffords, (Rep-R-VT, 1975- )
  • May 12 Elechi Amadi, Nigerian novelist (The Concubine), born in Aluu (d. 2016)
  • May 13 Adolf Muschg, Swiss writer (Gruppe Olten), born in Zollikon
  • May 13 Leon Wagner, baseball player (d. 2004)
  • May 14 Frederik von Pallandt, singer
  • May 14 Siân Phillips, Welsh actress
  • May 15 David Robin Francis Guy Greville, 8th Duke of Warwick
  • May 16 Anthony Walker, British army officer (Commandant of the Royal College of Defense Studies)
  • May 16 Nicholas Goodison, CEO (TSB Group)
  • May 17 Earl Morrall, NFL QB (Lions, Giants, Colts), (d. 2014)
  • May 18 Dwayne Hickman, LA, actor (Dobie Gillis, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini)
  • May 19 David Sinclair, actor (Love & Hate)
  • May 19 James Charles Lehrer, Wichita Ks, news anchor (McNeil-Lehrer Report)
  • May 19 Jan Wijn, Dutch pianist
  • May 19 Ruskin Bond, Indian author
  • May 21 Phillip King, British sculptor
  • May 21 Bengt I. Samuelsson, Swedish biochemist, Nobel laureate
  • May 22 Peter Nero, American conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY), born in NYC, New York
  • May 22 Arne Harris, American television sports director (d. 2001)
  • May 23 Malcolm Gill, deputy head (Bank for Intl Settlements)
  • May 23 Robert A Moog, inventor (Moog Synthesizer)
  • May 23 Robert Moog, American engineer (Moog synthesizer, Moog Music), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • May 24 Jane Byrne, (Mayor-D-Chic)
  • May 24 Barry Rose, English choir-trainer and organist
  • May 25 David J Burke, writer, born in Liverpool, England
  • May 25 Ron Nesson, press secretary (Gerald Ford)
  • May 26 Abdulah M "Dulah" Omar, South African attorney/UDF-leader
  • May 27 Harlan [Jay] Ellison, American sci-fi author (7 Hugos, Doomsman, Babylon 5)
  • May 28 Dionne Quintuplets, secluded quintuplets, born Annette, Alive Cecile, Alive Emelie, Dead 1954 Marie, Dead 1970 Yvonne, Alive, First known set of surviving quintuplets, these girls were treated as
  • May 28 Julian Slade, composer
  • May 28 Rob du Bois, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 2013)
  • May 29 Nanette Newman, English writer/actress (Endless Game, Of Human Bondage), born in Northampton, England
  • May 30 Alexei A Leonov, Russian cosmonaut (Voskhod II, Soyuz 19), born in Siberia, USSR
  • May 30 Alketas Panagoulias, Greek footballer and coach (d. 2012)
  • May 31 Bent Peter Rasch, Danish canoeist (Olympic gold 1952), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • May 31 Jim Hutton, Binghamton NY, actor (Ellery Queen)
  • May 31 Karl-Erik Welin, composer