Famous People Born in 1940 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 725 of 725

  • Oct 20 Robert Pinsky, American poet and Poet Laureate of the United States
  • Oct 21 Don Ritter, (Rep-R-PA, 1979- )
  • Oct 21 Frances FitzGerald, journalist/author (Fire in the Lake), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 21 Geoffrey Boycott, cricketer (stoic England opener 1964-82)
  • Oct 21 Julie Parrish, Middlesboro Ky, actress (Good Morning World, Capitol)
  • Oct 21 Manfred Mann, [Michael Lubowitz], South Africa, rocker (Mighty Quinn)
  • Oct 21 Osamu Watanabe, Japan, featherweight (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • Oct 23 Freddie Marsden, English rock drummer (Gerry and the Pacemakers), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2006)

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Oct 23 Pelé [Edson Arantes do Nascimento], Brazilian footballer (Player of the Century - 1281 goals in 1363 games), born in Três Corações, Minas Gerais

Brazilian Football Legend Pele
Brazilian Football Legend
Pele
  • Oct 24 David Sainsbury, English billionaire/founder (Dutch Soc-Dem)
  • Oct 24 F Murray Abraham, actor (Amadeus, Mad Man), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 25 Bobby Knight, college basketball coach (Indiana, Olympic-gold-1984)
  • Oct 26 Mario Orosco, 1st victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (survives)
  • Oct 27 Anthea Joseph, music producer
  • Oct 27 Maxine Hong Kingston, US, author

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Oct 27 John Gotti, mafia head of the Gambino family, born in The Bronx, New York

Gangster John Gotti
Gangster
John Gotti
  • Oct 28 Gennadi Mikhailovich Strekalov, cosmo (Soyuz T-3, T-8, T-11, TM-21)
  • Oct 28 Susan Harris, American television writer and producer
  • Oct 29 Connie Mack, (Rep-R-FL, 1983- /Sen-R-FL)
  • Oct 29 Galen Weston, English/Canadian industrial/multi-millionaire
  • Oct 29 Frida Boccara, French singer (d. 1996)
  • Oct 29 José Ulises Macías Salcedo, Catholic bishop
  • Oct 30 Miguel Calderon-Gomez, basketball player (Olympic-bronze-1972), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Nov 1 Ramesh Chandra Lahoti, Chief Justice of India
  • Nov 1 Barry Sadler, American singer (d. 1989)
  • Nov 2 Gigi Proletti, Italian entertainer
  • Nov 3 Dieter Acker, composer
  • Nov 4 Delbert McClinton, singer (Gonna Find a Good Woman), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • Nov 5 Elke Sommer, [Elke Schletz], actress (A Shot in the Dark, The Oscar), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Nov 6 Ruth Messinger, Manhattan Borough President and President of the American Jewish World Service
  • Nov 6 Dieter F. Uchtdorf, LDS apostle
  • Nov 7 Guido Provoost, Belgian historian
  • Nov 9 Sergio Cervetti, composer
  • Nov 10 Screaming Lord Sutch, rocker
  • Nov 11 Barbara Boxer, (Rep-D-CA, 1983-92/Sen-D-CA, 1993- )
  • Nov 12 Ria Lubbers, wife of Dutch premier Ruud Lubbers
  • Nov 12 Michel Audet, Quebec economist and politician
  • Nov 12 Jürgen Todenhöfer, German politician
  • Nov 13 Jack Birkenshaw, cricketer (England off-spinner 1973-74)
  • Nov 13 Joan Haanappel, figure skater/sports reporter
  • Nov 13 Justine "Baby" Washington, US singer (Only Those in Love)
  • Nov 13 Daniel Pilon, Canadian actor
  • Nov 14 Freddie Garrity, rocker (Freddie & the Dreamers-I'm Telling You Now)
  • Nov 15 Sam Waterson, American actor (Capricorn One, Heaven's Gate), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Nov 15 Ulf Pilgaard, Danish actor
  • Nov 16 Chris Balderstone, cricket batsman (England, belated faced WI in 1976)
  • Nov 17 Luke Kelly, Irish folk music singer and banjo player
  • Nov 18 Qaboos bin Sa'id, Sultan of Oman
  • Nov 19 Alberto Villalpando, composer
  • Nov 20 Helma Sanders-Brahms, Emden Germany, director (Apple Trees, Manoever)
  • Nov 21 Dr. John [Rebennack], American vocalist (I Was in Right Place), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 21 Javed Akhtar, cricketer (Pakistani off-spinner took 0-52 in 1962 Test)
  • Nov 21 Natalia Makarova, Leningrad, ballerina (Kirov)/defected 1970
  • Nov 21 Richard Marcinko, American author
  • Nov 22 Terry Gilliam, comedy author-animator (Monty Python), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Nov 23 Luis Tiant, Cuba, baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox, NY Yankees)
  • Nov 24 Paul Tagliabue, commissioner (NFL)
  • Nov 24 Wendell Morris Logan, composer
  • Nov 24 Don Metz, American architect
  • Nov 24 Eric Wilson, Canadian children's author.
  • Nov 25 Percy Sledge, soul singer (When A Man Loves A Woman)
  • Nov 25 Richard Furrer, Worgl Germany, astronaut (STS 22)

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Nov 25 Joe Gibbs, American football coach (Washington Redskins), born in Mocksville, North Carolina

NFL Head Coach Joe Gibbs
NFL Head Coach
Joe Gibbs

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Nov 27 Bruce Lee, [Lee Yuen Kam], karate star/actor (Green Hornet), born in San Francisco, California

Karate Star/Actor Bruce Lee
Karate Star/Actor
Bruce Lee
  • Nov 27 John Alderton, Gainsborough England, actor (Zardoz)
  • Nov 28 Bruce Channel [McMeans], American singer (Hey! Baby), born in Jacksonville, Texas
  • Nov 28 Clem Curtis, British singer (The Foundations), born in Trinidad
  • Nov 29 Chuck Mangione, jazz hornist (Chasing the Clouds Away), born in Rochester, New York
  • Nov 30 Glenn English, (Rep-D-OK, 1975- )
  • Dec 1 Matthias Habich, actor (Straight to the Heart, A Corps Perdu)
  • Dec 1 Mike Denness, cricketer (England batsman & captain mid-70s), (d. 2013)

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Dec 1 Richard Pryor, American comedian and actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy), born in Pecoria, Illinois (d. 2005)

Comedian and Actor Richard Pryor
Comedian and Actor
Richard Pryor
  • Dec 1 Ron Finn, NHL linesman, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Dec 2 Gerry Cheevers, NHL goalie (Bruin, longest undefeated streak-32 games)
  • Dec 2 Willie Brown, NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders)
  • Dec 3 Jeffrey R. Holland, American religious leader
  • Dec 4 Freddy Cannon, [Picariello], Lynn Ma, rocker (Palisades Park)
  • Dec 4 Gary Gilmore, American murderer (d. 1977)
  • Dec 5 Boris Ignatyev, Russian footballer and manager
  • Dec 5 Peter Pohl, Swedish writer
  • Dec 5 Adrian Street, Welsh professional wrestler
  • Dec 6 Steve Alaimo, rocker (Mashed Potatoes), born in Rochester, New York
  • Dec 6 Lawrence Bergman, Quebec politician
  • Dec 7 Kumar Shahani, writer/director (Kasbam Tarang, Maya Darpan)
  • Dec 7 Stan Boardman, English comedian
  • Dec 8 Jenny Linden, English actress (Hedda, Dr Who & the Daleks)
  • Dec 8 Brant Alyea, American baseball player
  • Dec 9 Sammy Strain, US singer (Imperials-Hurt So Bad)
  • Dec 10 William Fred Dempster, crew member (Biosphere 2), born in Berkeley, California
  • Dec 11 Donna Mills, American actress (Knots Landing, Incident), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 12 Dionne Warwick, singer (Solid Gold, Way to San Jose), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Dec 12 Shirley Englehorn, LPGA golfer
  • Dec 12 Sharad Pawar, Indian politician
  • Dec 13 Edith Clever, Wuppertal Germany, actress (Parsifal, L'Adolescente)
  • Dec 13 Steve Harmon, American actor (Ens Pulver-Mr Roberts), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 14 Lex Gold, Scottish football administrator
  • Dec 15 Nick Buoniconti, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)/sportscaster (NBC)
  • Dec 16 Dimitri van Toren, Dutch vocalist/composer
  • Dec 17 Kåre Valebrokk, Norwegian journalist
  • Dec 18 Arnold Long, cricketer (prolific wicketkeeper for Surrey & Sussex)
  • Dec 18 Bramwell Morrison, member of Sharon, Lois & Bram
  • Dec 19 Phil Ochs, anti-war folk singer (Joe Hill, War is Over), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Dec 20 Larry Willis, rock keyboardist (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
  • Dec 21 Frank Zappa, rocker (Mothers of Invention, Catholic Girls), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Dec 21 Paul, [Ray Hildebrand], Tx, singer (Hey Paula)
  • Dec 23 Eugene Record, US singer (Chi Lites-Give it Away)
  • Dec 23 Jorma Kaukonen, rock guitarist (Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 23 Robert Labine, French-Canadian politician
  • Dec 24 Anthony Fauci, US health official
  • Dec 24 Paul Tagliabue, NFL commissioner (1989- )
  • Dec 24 Sharon Farrell, Sioux City, Iowa, American actress (Lori-Hawaii 5-0, Young & Restless)
  • Dec 25 Frans Moor, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Dec 25 Peter Brown, rocker, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 25 Pete Brown, English musician and songwriter (Cream), born in Ashtead, Surrey
  • Dec 26 Harmen Siezen, Dutch TV-journal host
  • Dec 26 Edward C. Prescott, American economist, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 26 Ray Sadecki, American MLB player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Kansas City, KS, (d. 2014)
  • Dec 27 Jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver)
  • Dec 28 Alvin Singleton, American composer, born in New York City
  • Dec 28 Lonnie Liston Smith, US jazz performer (Cosmic Echoes, Magic Lady)
  • Dec 29 Brigitte Kronauer, writer
  • Dec 29 Peter Koelewijn, Dutch writer/vocalist (Come off that Roof)
  • Dec 30 James Burrows, TV producer/director (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Cheers)
  • Dec 31 Oleg Anatolyevich Yakovlev, Russian cosmonaut
  • Dec 31 Mani Neumeier, German musician (Guru Guru)