Famous People Born in August 1942

  • Aug 1 Giancarlo Giannini, La Spezia Italy, actor (Seduction of Mimi)
  • Aug 1 Jerry Garcia, SF, rocker (Grateful Dead-Uncle John's Band, Sugar Magnolia)
  • Aug 1 André Gagnon, French Canadian pianist and composer
  • Aug 2 Leo Beenhakker, Dutch soccer trainer
  • Aug 2 Isabel Allende, Chilean author
  • Aug 3 Mary Ann Esposito, American chef and TV host (Ciao Italia with Mary Ann Esposito), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Aug 4 David Russell Lange, PM (L) NZ (1984-89)
  • Aug 4 Cleon Jones, American baseball player
  • Aug 5 Rick Huxley, guitarist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), (d. 2013)
  • Aug 6 George Jung [Boston George], American convicted drug felon whose story was portrayed in the biopic "Blow", born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 7 Anjanette Comer, Dawson Tx, actress (Baby, Lepke)
  • Aug 7 B J Thomas, Hugo, Oklahoma, American singer (Raindrops, Growing Pains Theme)
  • Aug 7 Garrison Keillor, Minn, PBS radio personality (Prairie Home Companion)
  • Aug 7 Masa Saito, wrestler (AWA/WWF/NJPW/CWFI)
  • Aug 7 Tobin Bell, American actor
  • Aug 7 Carlos Monzón, Argentine boxer
  • Aug 7 Caetano Veloso, Brazilian musician
  • Aug 8 Jay David, rocker (Dr Hook & Medicine Show)
  • Aug 9 David Steinberg, Winnipeg Canada, comedian/director (End)
  • Aug 9 Miguel Littin, actor (Promised Land, Alsino & Condor)
  • Aug 9 Tommie Agee, American baseball player (d. 2001)
  • Aug 10 Betsy Johnson, fashion designer (1971 Winnie Award)
  • Aug 11 Mike Huggs, rock drummer (Manfred Mann) [or 3/11/40]
  • Aug 13 Robert Lee Stewart, Brig Gen US Army/astronaut (STS 41B, 51J), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 13 Sheila Armstrong, English soprano, born in Ashington, Northumberland
  • Aug 14 Sandy Gilmour, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • Aug 15 Peter York, rock drummer (Spencer Davis Group), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 15 Larry Hartsell, American martial arts instructor (d. 2007)
  • Aug 16 John Meulendijks, Dutch cryptogram maker (People's Daily)
  • Aug 19 Fred Thompson, US senator (R-Tenn)/actor (In the Line of Fire), born in Sheffield, Alabama (d. 2015)
  • Aug 19 Michiel Patijn, Dutch asst sect of state of Foreign affairs (1994- )
  • Aug 20 Hans-Joachim Klein, German FR, 100m swimmer (Olympic-bronze-1964)
  • Aug 20 Isaac Hayes, composer (Shaft), born in Covington, Tennessee
  • Aug 20 Fred Norman, American baseball player
  • Aug 22 Kathy Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Aug 22 Uğur Mumcu, Turkish journalist and writer (d. 1993)

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Aug 23 Nancy Richey Gunther, tennis player (US Doubles 1965, 66), born in San Angelo, Texas

Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion Nancy Richey
Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion
Nancy Richey
  • Aug 23 Patricia McBride, Teaneck, NJ, ballerina (NYC Ballet Co)
  • Aug 24 Joe Chambers, rock guitarist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 24 Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck, mathemetician/educator
  • Aug 24 Max Cleland, American politician
  • Aug 24 Howard Jacobson, British novelist and newspaper columnist
  • Aug 25 Imogen Hassall, English actress (Countess of Cleavage-Carry on Loving), born in Surrey England (d. 1980)
  • Aug 25 Margaret L Thompson Murdock, US, small bore rifle (Olympic-silver-76)
  • Aug 25 Nathen Deal, (Rep-D-Georgia)
  • Aug 25 Walter Williams, US, rock vocalist (O'Jays-Use to Be My Girl)
  • Aug 26 John E Blaha, USAF/astronaut (STS 29, 33, 43, 58, 79/81), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Aug 26 Vic Dana, singer/dancer (Talent Scouts), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Aug 27 Daryl Dragon, keyboardist (Capt & Tennille), born in Pasadena, California
  • Aug 27 Brian Peckford, Canadian politician
  • Aug 29 Holmes Sterling Morrison, musician
  • Aug 29 James Glennon, American cinematographer (d. 2006)
  • Aug 29 John Heuser, Electron microscopist
  • Aug 30 Jonathan Aitken, English MP
  • Aug 30 Pervez Sajjad, Pakistani cricket left-arm spinner (19 Tests 1964-73)
  • Aug 31 Carole Wells, actress (Pistols 'n' Petticoats), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Aug 31 Isao Aoki, Abiko Chiba Japan, PGA golfer (1983 Hawaiian Open)
  • Aug 31 Eugenio Trias, Barcelona, Spain, philosopher, (d. 2013)