Famous People Born in August 1936

  • Aug 1 Laurie Taylor, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4), born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 1 Yves Saint-Laurent, Oran Algeria, fashion designer (Opium, Obsession)
  • Aug 2 Anthony Edward Payne, composer
  • Aug 2 Christopher Hogg, CEO (Courtaulds & Reuters)
  • Aug 3 Edward Petherbridge, English actor
  • Aug 4 Elsbeary Hobbs, American rocker (Drifters), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • Aug 5 John Dancy, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday), born in Jackson, Texas
  • Aug 7 Charles Pope, US soul singer (Tams-Hey Girl Don't Bother Me)
  • Aug 7 Richard L[ouis] Tierney, American sci-fi author (Winds of Zarr)
  • Aug 8 Don Bowden, 1st American to run a sub 4 min mile (1957), born in San José, California
  • Aug 8 Frank Howard, baseball player (NL Rookie of the Year 1960)
  • Aug 8 Keith Barron, Mexborough England, actor (At Earth's Core, Baby Love)
  • Aug 9 Julián Javier, American baseball player
  • Aug 10 Leendert-John Schalm, Dutch banker on Curacao
  • Aug 11 D V Day, Principal (St John's College, Durham U)
  • Aug 11 J L Thompson, Bishop (Bath & Wells)
  • Aug 12 Geoff Hamilton, gardner/journalist
  • Aug 12 Gerard Masson, composer
  • Aug 12 Hans Haacke, artist (Right to Life, Dripper Boxes), born in Cologne, Germany
  • Aug 12 John Poindexter, US Chief of Staff
  • Aug 14 Trevor Bannister, British actor (Are You Being Served?), born in Durrington, Wiltshire (d. 2011)
  • Aug 16 Anita Gillette, Balt Md, actress (Quincy ME, Marathon, Moonstruck)
  • Aug 16 Gary Clarke, actor (Hondo, Virginian, Michael Shayne), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 17 Ivan Parik, Czech composer, born in Bratislava
  • Aug 17 Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Native American musician-actor (d. 2007)
  • Aug 17 Patrick Manning, Trinidad and Tobago politician, Prime Minister (1991-95, 2001-10), born in San Fernando (d. 2016)

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Aug 18 Robert Redford, American actor (Sting, Candidate, Natural, Great Gatsby), born in Santa Monica, California

  • Aug 20 Carla Fracci, ballerina, born in Milan, Italy
  • Aug 20 Hideki Shirakawa, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Aug 21 Mart Crowley, American playwright (Boys in the Band), born in Vicksburg, Mississippi

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Aug 21 Wilt Chamberlain, American NBA Legend (LA Lakers, 5 time MVP), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • Aug 21 Radish Tordia, Georgian painter of Figurative Art, born in Abasha, Georgia
  • Aug 22 Anne Downey, British circuit judge
  • Aug 22 Lex P Humphries, drummer
  • Aug 23 Rudy Lewis, rocker (Drifters)
  • Aug 23 Henry Lee Lucas, American serial killer (d. 2001)
  • Aug 24 William J. Coyne, American politician (Rep-D-Pennsylvania, 1981-2003), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Aug 24 A. S. Byatt, English novelist (The Virgin in the Garden), born in Sheffield, England
  • Aug 24 Kenny Guinn, American businessman and politician, born in Garland, Arkansas (d. 2010)
  • Aug 25 Max Beauvoir, Haiti Chief Voodoo Priest, born in Haiti (d. 2015)
  • Aug 26 Yvette Vickers, KC, playmate (Jul 1959)/actress (Attack of 50' Woman)
  • Aug 27 Joel Kovel, American politician
  • Aug 28 Harry McLevy, trade Unionist
  • Aug 28 Don Denkinger, American baseball umpire

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Aug 29 John McCain, American war hero and politician (Rep-R-Arizona, 1983-, Presidential nominee 2008), born in Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone

US Senator John McCain
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  • Aug 30 Fabrizia Ramondino, writer
  • Aug 31 Marva Nettles Collins, educator (west side preparatory school)