Famous People Born in 1943

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  • Jan 1 Jerilyn Britz, LPGA golfer (1979 US Women's Open), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jan 1 Raghunath Anant Mashelkar, Indian scientist
  • Jan 1 Tony Knowles, 9th Governor of Alaska
  • Jan 1 Don Novello, American actor
  • Jan 2 Barış Manço, Turkish singer and television producer (d. 1999)
  • Jan 4 Tom Wilkinson, CFL QB (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Jan 4 Doris Kearns Goodwin, American writer
  • Jan 5 Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, Portuguese footballer (top goalscorer-1966 World Cup), born in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique (d. 2014)
  • Jan 6 Osvaldo Soriano, writer
  • Jan 6 Paul James Nunn, mountaineer
  • Jan 6 Terry Venables, British soccer player/manager
  • Jan 7 Jim Lefebvre, Hawthorne California, baseball manager (Seattle Mariners)
  • Jan 7 Leona Williams, singer/songwriter (Ladies Get the Blues)
  • Jan 7 Nicholas Warner, test Pilot
  • Jan 7 Sadako Sasaki, Japanese child victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb (d. 1955)
  • Jan 7 Sir Richard Armstrong, British conductor
  • Jan 8 Lee Jackson, rocker (Nice)
  • Jan 8 Marcus Hutson, rock vocalist (Whispers)
  • Jan 9 Dick Yount, rocker (Harpers Bizarre)
  • Jan 9 Kenneth Kelley, US singer (Manhattans, One Life to Live)
  • Jan 9 Rob Hoeke, Dutch pianist/singer (Drinking on My Bed)
  • Jan 9 Robert Drewe, Australian author
  • Jan 9 Elmer MacFadyen, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
  • Jan 9 Freddie Starr, English comedian and singer
  • Jan 11 William Albert Penn, composer
  • Jan 11 Henry Cecil, Aberdeen, Scotland, English horse racing trainer
  • Jan 12 Henri J "Adriaan" Adriaansen, mime/director (Stinging Nettle King)
  • Jan 13 Richard Moll, American actor (Night Court, House, Dungeonmaster, Survivor), born in Pasadena, California
  • Jan 13 William Duckworth, composer
  • Jan 14 Holland Taylor, actress (Bossom Buddies, Camilla-Naked Truth), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 14 Jose Luis Rodriguez, Venezuelan singer (Dueno De Nada), born in Caracas
  • Jan 14 Ronald Hunter, actor (Lazarus Syndrome), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jan 14 Shannon Lucid, Shanghai China, astronaut (STS 51G, 34, 43, 58, 76/79)
  • Jan 14 Mariss Jansons, Latvian conductor
  • Jan 15 Mike Marshall, MLB pitcher (1974 Cy Young Award)
  • Jan 16 Brian Ferneyhough, composer
  • Jan 16 Gavin Bryars, composer
  • Jan 17 Chris Montez [Ezekiel Montanez], American guitarist and singer, born in Los Angeles
  • Jan 17 Daniel Charles Brandenstein, Watertown Wi, ast (STS 8, 51-G, 32, 49)
  • Jan 17 René Préval, President of Haiti
  • Jan 17 Geoffrey Deuel, American actor
  • Jan 18 Kay Granger, American politician

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Jan 19 Janis Joplin, American rocker and blues singer-songwriter (Down on Me), born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 1970)

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Singer-Songwriter
Janis Joplin
  • Jan 19 Margriet Francisca, Dutch Princess
  • Jan 19 Petchara Chaowarat, Thai film actress
  • Jan 20 Roeland HG "Roel" van Duyn, Dutch Provo politician
  • Jan 20 Farhad Mehrad, Iranian musician
  • Jan 22 H James "Jim" Saxton, (Rep-R-NJ, 1984- )
  • Jan 22 Marília Pêra, Brazilian actress
  • Jan 23 Gil Gerard, Little Rock Ark, actor (Buck Rogers in 25th Century)
  • Jan 23 William E "Bill" Gibb, Scottish fashion designer
  • Jan 23 Jimmy Castor, American pop and funk musician (Troglodyte (Cave Man), Jimmy Castor Bunch), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jan 23 Gary Burton, American jazz vibraphonist
  • Jan 24 Julie Bennett, actress (Hey There It's Yogi Bear), born in Beverly Hills, California

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Jan 24 Sharon Tate, American actress (Valley of the Dolls), born in Dallas, Texas

Actress and Murder Victim Sharon Tate
Actress and Murder Victim
Sharon Tate
  • Jan 24 Subhash Ghai, Indian film director
  • Jan 25 Tobe Hooper, American film director
  • Jan 26 Jean Knight [Jean Caliste], American soul, funk and R&B singer (Mr Big Stuff), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jan 26 Peter Kenton Winkler, composer
  • Jan 26 Sherian Grace Cadoria, brigadier general
  • Jan 26 César Gutiérrez, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Jan 27 A H Harper, CEO (Baltic Exchange)
  • Jan 28 Dick Taylor, rock vocalist (Pretty Thing-Cry on Me)
  • Jan 28 John Beck, Chic, actor (Mark-Dallas, Flamingo Road, Santa Barbara)
  • Jan 28 Susan Howard, Marshall Tx, actress (Donna-Dallas, Petrocelli)
  • Jan 28 Paul Henderson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 29 Charles Fitzgerald-Lombard, Abbot of Downside
  • Jan 29 Timothy Andrew James Souster, composer
  • Jan 30 Davy Johnson, baseball manager (NY Mets)
  • Jan 30 Sandy Deane, American rocker (Jay and the Americans), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 1 Josceline Dimbleby, cookery writer
  • Feb 1 Tina Sloan, NY, actress (Lillian-Guiding Light, Search for Tomorrow)
  • Feb 2 Peter MacBeth, rocker (Foundations)
  • Feb 3 Blythe Danner, actress (Butterflies are Free), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 3 Dennis Edwards, American lead singer of The Temptations ("Papa was a Rollin' Stone"), born in Fairfield, Alabama
  • Feb 3 Eric Haydock, bassist (Hollies-He Aint Heavy He's My Brother)
  • Feb 4 Cheryl Miller, Sherman Oaks California, actress (Paula-Daktari, Born Free)
  • Feb 4 Alberto João Jardim, Portuguese president of the regional government of Madeira
  • Feb 4 Ken Thompson, American computer scientist
  • Feb 5 Charles Winfield, Penn, rocker (Blood Sweat & Tears-Spinning Wheel)
  • Feb 5 Craig Morton, NFL quarterback (Dallas, Denver), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Feb 5 Ivan Alexandrovich Tcherepnin, composer
  • Feb 5 Larry Tamblyn, rock guitarist (Standells-Dirty Water)
  • Feb 5 Michael Mann, actor/director (Sexpot, Close Friends), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 5 Nolan Bushnell, founder (Atari)/creator (Pong)
  • Feb 6 Fabian [Fabiano Anthony Forte], American vocalist (Turn Me Loose, Tiger), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 6 Gayle Hunnicutt, actress (Legend of Hell House, Dallas), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Feb 7 Gareth Hunt, English actor (d. 2007)
  • Feb 8 Bob Oliver, baseball player
  • Feb 8 Creed Bratton, California, rock guitarist (Grass Roots-Sooner or Later)
  • Feb 8 Jose de Almeida Prado, composer
  • Feb 8 Pirzada Qasim, Pakistani poet and VC of Karachi University
  • Feb 9 Barbara Lewis, US vocalist (Hello Stranger)
  • Feb 9 James King, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1968), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Feb 9 Joe Pesci, actor (Half Nelson, Goodfellas), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Feb 9 Jonny Nilsson, Sweden, 10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • Feb 9 Ryland Davies, Welsh tenor, born in Cwm, Gwent
  • Feb 9 Squire Fridell, actor (Rosetti & Ryan), born in Oakland, California

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Feb 9 Joseph E. Stiglitz, American economist, Nobel laureate

  • Feb 10 Ral Donner, [Ralph Stuart], Black Mountain NC, singer (Starfires)
  • Feb 11 Iain Cameron, British brigadier
  • Feb 11 Serge Lama, French singer
  • Feb 13 Friedrich Christian Delius, German writer, born in Rome
  • Feb 13 Leo Frankowski, US, sci-fi author (High Tech Knight, Flying Warlord)
  • Feb 14 Eric Anderson, vocalist (Avalanche, Be True to You), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 14 Ischa Meijer, journalist/critic/actor (Boezemvriend)
  • Feb 14 Maceo Parker, US tenor saxophonist (King's One, Mo' Roots)
  • Feb 14 Robert J Murphy Jr, PGA golfer (1968 Philadelphia Classic), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 14 Aaron Russo, American movie producer (d. 2007)
  • Feb 16 Anthony Dowell, ballet dancer (Royal Ballet), born in London, England
  • Feb 16 J D Moore, headmaster (St Dunstan's College)
  • Feb 16 James Beaton, British GC
  • Feb 18 Graeme Garden, Scottish writer
  • Feb 19 Lou Christie [Lugee Sacco], Glenwillard, Pennsylvania, American singer-songwriter (Lightning Striking Again)
  • Feb 19 Homer Hickam, American author and retired NASA engineer
  • Feb 19 Tim Hunt, British biochemist, Nobel laureate
  • Feb 20 Aleksandr Pavlovich Alexandrov, Russian, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-9, TM-3)
  • Feb 20 Antonio Inoki, [Kanji Rikidozan], wrestler (NJPW/JWA)
  • Feb 20 Lord McNally, British Minister of State for Justice
  • Feb 20 Mike Leigh, dramatist/director (High Hopes, Secrets & Lies)
  • Feb 21 David Geffen, American record producer (Geffen Records, Asylum) and film studio executive (DreamWorks SKG), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 21 Duncan Swift, jazz pianist
  • Feb 21 Roberto Faenza, director (Cop Killers, Corrupt)
  • Feb 22 David E Skaggs, (Rep-D-Colorado)
  • Feb 22 Dick Van Arsdale, NBA all-star (NY Knicks, Phoenix Suns)
  • Feb 22 Tom Van Arsdale, NBA all-star (Detroit, Cincinnati, KC-Omaha, Phil)
  • Feb 22 Horst Köhler, President of Germany
  • Feb 23 Bobby Wayne Mitchell, Chatham VA, PGA golfer (1971 Cleveland Open)
  • Feb 23 Fred Biletnikoff, NFL wide receiver
  • Feb 23 Jada Rowland, actress (Penny-Hamptons, Amy-Secret Storm), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 24 Hristo Prodanov, Bulgarian mountaineer
  • Feb 24 Terry Semel, American business executive
  • Feb 24 Pablo Milanés, Cuban musician

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Feb 25 George Harrison, rocker (Beatle/Traveling Wilburys-My Sweet Lord)

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • Feb 25 Maryann Amacher, composer

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Feb 25 Sally Jessy Raphael, Easton, Pennsylvania, American TV talk show host (Sally)

TV Talk Show Host Sally Jessy Raphael
TV Talk Show Host
Sally Jessy Raphael
  • Feb 25 Wilson da Silva Piazza, Brazilian footballer
  • Feb 26 Bill Duke, actor (Bird on a Wire, Predator)
  • Feb 26 Bob "Bear" Hite, California, vocalist (Canned Heat-Going Up the Country)
  • Feb 26 Bob van Reeth, Flemish architect
  • Feb 26 Paul Cotton, rocker (Poco), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 26 Dante Ferretti, Italian art director and costume designer
  • Feb 27 Mary Frann, actress (Joanna-Newhart, Days of Our Live), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Feb 27 Morten Lauridsen, American composer
  • Feb 27 Klaus Köste, Frankfurt, Germany, gymnast (Olympic Gold 1972- vault), (d. 2012)
  • Feb 28 Barbara Acklin, [Allen], R&B singer (Love Makes a Woman), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 28 Donnie Iris [Dominic Ierace}, Ellwood City Pennsylvania, rock musician
  • Feb 28 Hans Dijkstal, Dutch minister of the Interior (VVD, 1994-98)
  • Feb 28 Charles Bernstein, American composer
  • Mar 1 Benjamin W Jipcho, Mt Elgon Kenya, 3K steeplechase (Oly-silver-1972)
  • Mar 1 Franz Hohler, Swiss writer, born in Biel
  • Mar 1 Mauro Checcoli, Italy, 3 day equestrian (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • Mar 1 Piet Veerman, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Cats-Sailin' Home)
  • Mar 1 Wolfgang Scheidel, German DR, luge (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Mar 1 Gil Amelio, American venture capitalist
  • Mar 1 Akinori Nakayama, Japanese gymnast
  • Mar 1 Richard H. Price, American physicist
  • Mar 1 Rashid Sunyaev, Russian physicist
  • Mar 1 José Ángel Iribar, Spanish footballer
  • Mar 2 Tony Meehan [Daniel Meehan], English rocker (Drifters, Vipers), born in London, England
  • Mar 2 Gordon Black, English industrialist
  • Mar 2 Rosa DeLauro, (Rep-D-Connecticut)
  • Mar 2 Stephen Dickman, composer
  • Mar 2 Zygfryd Blaut, Polish footballer (d. 2005)
  • Mar 2 Peter Straub, American author
  • Mar 3 Roger Swaybill, actor/writer (Porky's II, Breaking Point)
  • Mar 4 Zoltan Jeney, composer
  • Mar 5 Billy Backus, American boxer
  • Mar 5 Hugh Scully, British TV presenter (The Antiques Roadshow), born in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire (d. 2015)
  • Mar 7 Carole Peel, Australian softball asst coach (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • Mar 7 Chris White, rock bassist (Zombies-Never Even Thought), born in New York, NY (d. 2015)
  • Mar 7 Leon Frank Sylvers, rocker
  • Mar 8 Lynn Redgrave, actress (Georgie Girl)/Weight-Watcher, born in London, England
  • Mar 9 Trish Van Devere, [Patricia Dressel], Tenafly New Jersey, actress (Changeling)

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Mar 9 Bobby Fischer, American world chess champion (1972-75), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)

Chess Champion Bobby Fischer
Chess Champion
Bobby Fischer
  • Mar 9 Charles Gibson, American television journalist
  • Mar 10 Alfred Whitford Lerdahl, composer
  • Mar 10 Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Body Talk, Star Trek), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 10 Stephen Montague, composer
  • Mar 13 Andre Techine, director/writer (Scene of the Crime, Rendez-Vous)
  • Mar 14 Jim Pons, bassist (Turtles, Mothers of Invention), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 15 Brenda Scott, actress (Midge-Road West), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Mar 15 David Cronenberg, director (Shivers, Fly, Brood), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 16 Ursula Goodenough, Evolutionary Scholar, Cell Biologist
  • Mar 16 Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor (d. 2005)
  • Mar 17 Don Mitchell, actor (Mark-Ironside), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2013)
  • Mar 18 Kevin Dobson, Jackson Hgts NY, actor (Kojak, Knots Landing, Shannon)
  • Mar 18 Toula Grivas, Greek actress
  • Mar 19 Mario J. Molina, Mexican chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Mar 19 Mario Monti, Italian politician
  • Mar 19 Vern Schuppan, Australian racing driver
  • Mar 20 Gerard Malanga, American poet and photographer
  • Mar 20 Naima Neidre, Estonian graphic artist
  • Mar 20 Paul Junger Witt, American TV producer
  • Mar 21 Antal Dunai, Hungary, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • Mar 21 Vivian Stanshall, songwriter/comic
  • Mar 21 Hartmut Haenchen, German conductor
  • Mar 22 George Benson, American jazz/blues singer/guitarist (Greatest Love of All), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 22 Joseph Schwantner, composer
  • Mar 22 Keith Relf, England, rocker (Yardbirds-For Your Love, Renaissance)