Famous People Born in 1940 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 726 of 726

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

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

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

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

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

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

NFL Head Coach Joe Gibbs
NFL Head Coach
Joe Gibbs

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Nov 27th 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 27th John Alderton, Gainsborough England, actor (Zardoz)
  • Nov 28th Bruce Channel, rocker
  • Nov 28th Clem Curtis, rocker
  • Nov 29th Chuck Mangione, jazz hornist (Chasing the Clouds Away), born in Rochester, New York
  • Nov 30th Glenn English, (Rep-D-OK, 1975- )
  • Dec 1st Matthias Habich, actor (Straight to the Heart, A Corps Perdu)
  • Dec 1st Mike Denness, cricketer (England batsman & captain mid-70s), (d. 2013)

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Dec 1st Richard Pryor, comedian/actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy), born Peoria Illinois

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