Famous People Born in August 1944

  • Aug 1 Elske Terveld, Dutch undersecretary Social Affairs (PvdA)
  • Aug 1 Yuri Viktorovich Romanenko, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 26, 38, TM-2)
  • Aug 2 Jim Capaldi, English singer/songwriter (Traffic-Something So Strong)
  • Aug 4 Richard Belzer, KOed by Hulk Hogan/comedian (How to be a Stand Up)
  • Aug 7 David Rasche, actor (Sledge Hammer), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Aug 7 John Glover, actor (52 Pick-Up, Something Special), born in Kingston, New York
  • Aug 7 Robert Mueller, Director of the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation)
  • Aug 8 Hans van Eijk, Dutch rock guitarist (Jumping Jewels)
  • Aug 8 Michael Johnson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, born in Alamosa, Colorado
  • Aug 8 Brooke Bundy, American actress
  • Aug 8 John Renbourn, English folk musician (Pentangle), born in London
  • Aug 9 Smokey the Bear, named after NYC fireman Smokey Joe Martin
  • Aug 9 Gerrit Jan Wolffensperger, Dutch MP (D66)
  • Aug 9 Sam Elliott, actor (Big Chill, Fatal Beauty), born in Sacramento, California
  • Aug 9 Terry Jenner, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1971-75)
  • Aug 9 Viv Prince, rocker (Pretty Things)
  • Aug 11 David Pearl, British judge
  • Aug 11 Ian McDiarmid, Scottish actor
  • Aug 12 Donna Michele, playmate (Dec, 1963)/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo)
  • Aug 12 Peter Hofmann, German tenor
  • Aug 13 David Mahler, composer
  • Aug 13 Kevin Tighe, actor (Newsie, Another 48 Hours, K-9), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 13 Divina Galica, British athlete and racing driver
  • Aug 14 Robyn Smith Astaire, jockey/wife of Fred Astaire
  • Aug 14 Tim Bogert, Richfiled NJ, rock bassist (Vanilla Fudge) [or 8/27]
  • Aug 15 Frederick Knight, US singer (I've been lonely so long)
  • Aug 15 Linda Ellerbee, Bryan Texas, newscaster (Weekend, NBC Overnight)
  • Aug 15 Tom Murphy, American politician
  • Aug 15 Sylvie Vartan, Bulgarian pop singer
  • Aug 16 Dick Zimmer, (Rep-R-New Jersey)
  • Aug 16 Mufasir-ul-Haq, cricketer (Pakistan left-arm quick, 1 Test)
  • Aug 17 Lawrence Joseph Ellison, CEO of Oracle Corporation, Billionaire
  • Aug 18 Carl Wayne, rocker (Move)
  • Aug 19 Eddy Raven, Lafayette La, country singer (Right Hand Man)
  • Aug 19 Samuel J de Beer, South Africa vicar/underminister of Education
  • Aug 19 Buzz Kilman, Chicago radio personality
  • Aug 19 Bodil Malmsten, Swedish writer
  • Aug 19 Charles Wang, Chinese-born philanthropist
  • Aug 20 Graig Nettles, 3rd baseman (NY Yankees, SD Padres, Cleve Indians)
  • Aug 20 John Povey, English musician, born in London
  • Aug 20 Rajiv Gandhi, PM of India (1984-89)
  • Aug 21 Jackie DeShannon, Hazel Kentucky, singer (What the World Needs Now)
  • Aug 21 Peter Weir, Australian director/writer (Witness, Dead Poets Society), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Aug 21 Perry Christie, former prime minister of the Bahamas
  • Aug 22 Henk Veldhoen, biochemist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Aug 23 Antonia Novello, 14th US Surgeon General (1990-92) 1dt woman and Hispanic holder, born in Farjardo, Puerto Rico
  • Aug 23 Lena Tabori, model/daughter of Viveca Lindfors, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Aug 24 Gregory Bruce Jarvis, astronaut (STS 25), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Aug 24 Bill Goldsworthy, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1996)
  • Aug 24 Rocky Johnson, Canadian professional wrestler
  • Aug 24 Peter Hutton, American filmmaker, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2016)
  • Aug 25 Anthony Heald, actor (Orphans, Silence of Lambs), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Aug 25 Sherley Anne Williams, US literary (Dessa Rose)
  • Aug 25 Conrad Black, newspaper magnate
  • Aug 25 Pat Martino, American jazz guitarist (2004 Guitar Player of the Year, Down Beat), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 26 Cornelia J "Corry" Arends, Dutch actress (Fool's Hat)
  • Aug 26 Richard A W G, English prince/duke of Gloucester
  • Aug 26 Stephen Greif, English actor
  • Aug 27 Barry Conyngham, composer
  • Aug 27 Tim Bogert, American rocker (Vanilla Fudge), born in New York City
  • Aug 27 Wim Jurg, corrector/chairman (Werelddambond FMJD)
  • Aug 27 G W Bailey, Port Arthur, Texas, American actor (Police Academy, The Closer)
  • Aug 28 Marianne Heemskerk, Dutch swimmer
  • Aug 28 Melvin Dummar, American claimant to the Howard Hughes estate
  • Aug 30 Charles Colbert, rocker (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 30 Freek de Jonge, Dutch comedian (Neerlands Hoop)
  • Aug 30 John Surman, jazz musician
  • Aug 30 Molly Ivins, American political humorist (d. 2007)
  • Aug 30 Tug McGraw, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • Aug 31 Clive Hubert Lloyd, cricketer ("Supercat", 110 Tests 1966-85)
  • Aug 31 Jos LeDuc, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1999)