Famous People Born in 1939 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 718 of 718

  • Oct 22 Joaquim Chissano, president of Mozambique (1986- )
  • Oct 22 Ray Jones, rock bassist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)
  • Oct 22 Tony Roberts, actor (Annie Hall, Edge of Night, Lucie Arnaz Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 22 George Cohen, English footballer
  • Oct 23 Charlie Foxx, US songwriter/soul singer (Mockingbird)
  • Oct 23 Ellie Greenwich, rocker
  • Oct 24 Uri Sharvit, Israeli composer, born in Jerusalem
  • Oct 25 Robin Spry, Canadian filmmaker and producer (d. 2005)
  • Oct 25 Zelmo Beaty, Hillister, TX, basketball player (St Louis Hawks, Utah Stars), (d. 2013)
  • Oct 26 Vladimir Mikhailovich Beloborodov, cosmonaut

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Oct 27 John Cleese, English actor and comedian (Monty Python), born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese
  • Oct 28 Jane Alexander, [Quigley], actress (Betsy, Kramer vs Kramer), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 28 Miroslav Cerar, Yugoslav gymnast
  • Oct 30 Eddie Holland, US singer/songwriter (Jamie, Leaving Here)
  • Oct 30 Grace Slick, rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane-White Rabbit), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 30 Norman West, US singer (Soul Children, Hearsay, Give 'em Love)
  • Oct 30 Leland H. Hartwell, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Oct 31 Ron Rifkin, American actor
  • Oct 31 Tom O'Connor, British comedian
  • Oct 31 Alui Farka Touré, Malian musician
  • Nov 1 Barbara Bosson, Belle Vernon Pa, actress (Fay-Hill St Blues, Hooperman)
  • Nov 2 Howard Wolpe, (Rep-D-MI, 1979- )
  • Nov 2 Pauline Neville-Jones, English diplomat
  • Nov 2 Richard Serra, American sculptor and video artist
  • Nov 3 Terrence McNally, playwright (Bad Habits), born in St Petersburg, Florida
  • Nov 5 Ken Walter, South African cricket pace bowler (1961-62 series v NZ)
  • Nov 6 Leonardo Quisumbing, Filipino Supreme Court jurist
  • Nov 7 Daniel Manneke, composer
  • Nov 9 Paul Cameron, American psychologist
  • Nov 10 Tommy "Bubba" Facenda, rocker
  • Nov 10 Russell Means, Native American activist, (d. 2012)
  • Nov 11 Claudia Boyarskikh, USSR, 5K/10K cross country (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • Nov 11 Denise Alexander, American actress (Mary McKinnon-Another World, Lesley Webber-General Hospital), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 12 Ruby Nash Curtis [Garnett], US R&B singer (Ruby and the Romantics), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Nov 12 Lucia Popp, Slovakian soprano (d. 1993)
  • Nov 13 Karel Brückner, Czech football manager
  • Nov 13 Idris Muhammad, American jazz drummer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, (d. 2014)
  • Nov 14 Wendy (Walter) Carlos, Pawtucket RI, composer (Switched on Bach)
  • Nov 15 Yaphet Kotto, African-American actor (Alien, Homicide: Life on the Street), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 15 Erik Hansen, Denmark, 1K kayak (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Nov 15 Thalmus Rasulala, [Jack Crowder], actor (Blacula, Roots), born in Miami, Florida
  • Nov 17 Auberon Waugh, British author (d. 2001)
  • Nov 18 Brenda Vaccaro, American actress (Cactus Flower, Sara, Paper Dolls), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 18 John Cheek, Falkland Islands advocate

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Nov 18 Margaret Atwood, Canadian author/poet, born in Ottawa, Ontario

  • Nov 18 Tom Johnson, American composer (Nine Bells), born in Greeley, Colorado
  • Nov 19 Garrick Utley, newscaster (1st Tuesday, NBC Weekend), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 19 Thomas Harkin, (Sen-D-Iowa, 1985- )
  • Nov 19 Warren "Pete" Moore, US singer (Miracles-Tears of a Clown), Detroit MI
  • Nov 20 Dick Smothers, American comedian (Smother Brothers' Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 21 Rick Lenz, Springfield Ill, actor (Hec Ramsey, Scandalous John)
  • Nov 21 Budd Dwyer, American politician (d. 1987)
  • Nov 22 Allen Garfield, actor (Candidate, Beverly Hills Cop II), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Nov 22 Tom West, American astrophysicist
  • Nov 22 Mulayam Singh Yadav, Indian politician (Samajwadi Party), born in Etawah district, Uttar Pradesh
  • Nov 23 Betty Everett, US singer (Getting Mighty Crowded)
  • Nov 24 Jim Northrup, baseball player
  • Nov 24 Jim Yester, rock vocalist/guitarist (Association), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Nov 24 Yoshinobu Miyake, Japan, featherweight (Olympic-gold-1964, 68)
  • Nov 25 Martin Feldstein, economist (1977 John Bates Clark Medal)
  • Nov 25 Rosanna Schiaffino, Genoa Italy, actress (Minotaur, Mazzabubu)

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Nov 26 Tina Turner, [Anna Mae Bullock], American singer (Proud Mary), born in Nutbush, Tennessee

Singer Tina Turner
Singer
Tina Turner
  • Nov 26 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Malaysian politician
  • Nov 27 Dave Giusti, American baseball player
  • Nov 28 Gary Troxel, rocker (The Fleetwoods), born in Centralia, Washington
  • Nov 29 Gennadiy Volnov, USSR, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Nov 29 Meco [Domenico Monardo], musician and producer (Star Wars and Other Galactic Funk), born in Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 29 Peter Bergman, American comedian, (d. 2012)
  • Nov 29 Domenico Monardo, American record producer
  • Dec 1 Dianne Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 1 Lee Buck Trevino, PGA golfer (US Open 1968, 71), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Dec 2 Yael Dayan, Israeli writer and politician
  • Dec 2 Harry Reid, American politician
  • Dec 2 Francis Fox, Canadian politician, member of the Senate
  • Dec 5 Frederik van Rossum, composer
  • Dec 5 Horst Bastian, German writer and screenwriter, born in Exin (d. 1986)
  • Dec 6 Tomés Svoboda, Czech composer (Etude), born in Paris, France
  • Dec 8 James Galway, Belfast Ireland, flutist (18k gold flute, Royal Phil)
  • Dec 8 Jerry Butler, Sunflower Miss, rock vocalist (Never Give You Up)
  • Dec 8 Lynn Wilson, contractor/multi-millionaire
  • Dec 9 Patrician Stephens Due, Quincy, Florida, African-American civil rights activist (FAMU jail-in), (d. 2012)
  • Dec 10 Barry Cunliffe, English university professor
  • Dec 11 David Gates, rock vocalist (Bread-Baby I'm A Want You), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Dec 11 Thomas McGuane, US, writer (Colf Feet, Tom Horn, Missouri Breaks)
  • Dec 11 Tom Hayden, American civil rights and antiwar activist and politician (Rep-D-Ca), born in Royal Oak, Michigan (d. 2016)
  • Dec 13 Clive Brain, educationalist
  • Dec 14 Ernie [Ernest] Davis, American football player 1st African American to win Heisman Trophy (1961)
  • Dec 14 Marilyn Cooper, American actress (Broadway Bound, Survivors), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 15 Cindy Birdsong, rock vocalist (Labelle-Rainbow, Supremes), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Dec 15 Nicolaus A Huber, composer
  • Dec 17 Eddie Kendricks, Alabama, American singer-songwriter (The Temptations-My Girl, Boogie Down)
  • Dec 17 James Booker, R&B musician (Gonzo), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Dec 17 Novella Nelson, American actress (Nellie Cole-Chiefs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 17 Charles V. Bush, African-American pioneer (1st African-American US Air Force Academy Graduate and US Supreme Court Page), (d. 2012)
  • Dec 18 Christoffel "Stoffel" van de Merwe, South African minister of Education
  • Dec 18 Henrica M L "Wiesje" Backer, Dutch dancer/actress/playwright
  • Dec 18 Michael J Moorcock, England, sci-fi author (Alien Heat, Bull & Spear)
  • Dec 18 Sandro Lopopolia, Italy, lightweight boxer (Olympic-Silver-1960)
  • Dec 18 Harold E. Varmus, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 20 Agatha N "Kim" Weston, US gospel/singer (It Takes Two)
  • Dec 20 Dianne Arndt, artist/photographer
  • Dec 20 Klaus Schweizer, composer
  • Dec 20 Kathryn Joosten, Eustis, Florida, actress (Desperate Housewives), (d. 2012)
  • Dec 21 Lloyd Axworthy, Canadian politician
  • Dec 22 James Gurley, American musician
  • Dec 23 Johnny Kidd, [Frederick Heath], rocker (Johnny Kidd & Pirates), born in London, England
  • Dec 25 Bob James, American smooth jazz musician, born in Marshall, Missouri
  • Dec 25 Christopher Wates, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • Dec 26 Lynn Martin, US secretary of Labor (1991-93)
  • Dec 26 [Harvey] Phil Spector, record producer (Wall of Sound)
  • Dec 27 John Amos, actor (Good Times, Coming to America), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Dec 28 Philip Anschutz, American businessman
  • Dec 29 Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, president of Maldives (1978- )
  • Dec 29 Ed Bruce, Keiser Arkansas, country singer
  • Dec 30 Doeke Eisma, sociologist/Dutch MP (D66)
  • Dec 30 Glenda Adams, Australian author (d. 2007)
  • Dec 31 Afaq Hussain, cricketer (Pakistani off-spinner in 2 Tests 1961-64)
  • Dec 31 Willye White, US long jumper (Oly-silver-56, appeared in 5 Olympics)