Famous People Born in 1947

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  • Jan 1st Alexei Ivanovich Bobrov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jan 1st Gary "BB" Coleman, blues vocal/guitarist/producer
  • Jan 1st Peter Lankhorst, Dutch MP (PPR)
  • Jan 1st Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov, Rus cosmonaut (Soyuz T-8, TM-4, STS 63)
  • Jan 1st Jon Corzine, American politician
  • Jan 1st Paula Tsui, Hong Kong singer
  • Jan 2nd Aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80)
  • Jan 2nd Calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jan 2nd Lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • Jan 2nd Jack Hanna, American zoologist
  • Jan 3rd Sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jan 4th Chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)
  • Jan 4th Rick Stein, English chef and television presenter
  • Jan 5th Michael DeWine, (Rep-R-Oh, 1983- )
  • Jan 5th Ted Lange, actor (Isaac-Love Boat, Mr T & Tina), born in Oakland, California
  • Jan 5th Mercury Morris, American football player
  • Jan 6th Sandy Denny, country singer (Fairport Convention-If You Gotta Go), born in London, England
  • Jan 6th Ian Millar, Halifax NS, dressage rider (World Cup 1988, 89, Oly-96)
  • Jan 7th David Porcelijn, Dutch composer/conductor
  • Jan 7th Shobha De, Indian writer
  • Jan 8th David Bowie [Jones], English singer-songwriter (Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust), born in London, England (d. 2016)
  • Jan 8th Igor Ivanov, Leningrad, Canadian chess champion (1981-84, 1985- )
  • Jan 8th Terry Sylvester, rocker (Hollies-You are the Air that I Breathe)
  • Jan 8th Don Bendell, American author & karate master
  • Jan 8th Samuel Schmid, Swiss politician
  • Jan 9th Ronnie Landfield, American artist
  • Jan 10th George Alec Effinger, US, sci-fi author (Nick of Time)
  • Jan 10th Afeni Shakur, mother of Tupac Shakur, Black Panther Party member, born in Lumberton, North Carolina (d. 2016)
  • Jan 11th Anna Calder-Marshall, Kensington England, actress (Zulu Dawn)
  • Jan 11th Bryan Robson, English international soccer star
  • Jan 12th Tom Dempsey, NFL record-holder (longest field goal, 63 yards)
  • Jan 13th John Lees, England, rock guitarist/vocalist (Medicine Man)
  • Jan 13th Peter Sundelin, Sweden, yachtsmen (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • Jan 13th Jacek Majchrowski, Mayor of Kraków
  • Jan 13th Carles Rexach, former Spanish-Catalan footballer and coach
  • Jan 14th Bill Weberniuk, Canadian snookers player
  • Jan 15th Andrea Martin, Portland ME, comediene (SCTV, Club Paradise)
  • Jan 15th Pete Waterman, rocker (Stock Aitken & Waterman-Road Block)
  • Jan 16th Georgette Mosbacher, CEO (La Prairie cosmetics)
  • Jan 16th Juliet Berto, Grenoble France, actress (Le Sex Shop)
  • Jan 16th Magdalen Nabb, British author (d. 2007)
  • Jan 16th Harvey Proctor, British politician
  • Jan 17th Gail Toushin, LPGA golfer
  • Jan 17th Jane Elliot, actress (Baby Boom, Gen Hospital, Knots Landing), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 17th Todd Susman, actor (Goodnight Beantown), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 17th Ulysses Dove, dancer/choreographer
  • Jan 18th Takeshi Kitano, actor (The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi, Fireworks), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 19th Alessandro Haber, actor (China is Near)
  • Jan 19th Ann Compton, news reporter (ABC TV)
  • Jan 19th Paula Deen, American chef and restaurateur
  • Jan 20th George Grantham, rocker (Poco-Crazy Eyes)
  • Jan 20th Malcolm McLaren, founded rock group (Sex Pistols-God Save the Queen)
  • Jan 20th Cyrille Guimard, French cyclist and directeur sportif
  • Jan 21st Jill Eikenberry, (Ann Kelsey-LA Law, Manhattan Project), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Jan 21st Jimmy Ibbotson, Penn, country singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
  • Jan 21st Pye Hastings, English singer and musician (Caravan)
  • Jan 21st Michel Jonasz, French singer and composer
  • Jan 23rd Thomas R Carper, (Rep-D-DE, 1983- )
  • Jan 23rd Megawati Sukarnoputri, 5th President of Indonesia
  • Jan 23rd Gatewood Galbraith, [Louis], Carlisle, Kentucky, Lawyer, American political activist, iconic Kentucky political figure, (d. 2012)
  • Jan 24th David Randall, priest
  • Jan 24th Giorgio Chinaglia, Carrara Italy, soccer star (Lazio of Italy, NY Cosmos), (d. 2012)
  • Jan 24th Warren Zevon, rocker (Excitable Boy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 24th Masashi Ozaki, Japanese golfer
  • Jan 25th Tostão, Brazilian footballer
  • Jan 25th Ángel Nieto, Spanish motorcycle racer
  • Jan 26th Patrick Dewaere, [PJMH Bordeaux], France, actor (Les Valseuses)
  • Jan 26th Michel Sardou, French singer
  • Jan 27th Nedra Telley, vocalist (Ronettes-Be My Little Baby), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 27th Björn Afzelius, Swedish singer (d. 1999)
  • Jan 27th Vyron Polydoras, Greek politician
  • Jan 28th MJ Ainsworth, CEO (Institute of Chartered Secretaries)
  • Jan 28th Valerie Bragg, principal (City Technology College-Kingshurst)
  • Jan 29th David Byron, vocalist (Uriah Heep)
  • Jan 29th Israel Wetrin, managing director (Elonex)
  • Jan 29th Michael Mavor, Head Master (Rugby School)
  • Jan 29th Linda B. Buck, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Jan 29th Marián Varga, Slovak musician
  • Jan 30th Martin Christoph Redel, composer
  • Jan 30th Steve Marriott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Humble Pie-Eat It, Faces)
  • Jan 30th Les Barker, English poet
  • Jan 31st Jim Nollman, composer

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Jan 31st Nolan Ryan, Refugio Texas, MLB pitcher (Mets, Angels, Astros) (7 no-hitters, 5,714 Ks)

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Feb 1st Adam Ingram, British MP
  • Feb 1st Terry Hibbitt, soccer star
  • Feb 1st Mike Brant, Israeli pop singer (d. 1975)
  • Feb 1st Normie Rowe, Australian singer

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Feb 2nd Farrah Fawcett, Texas, actress (Charley's Angels, Burning Bed)

  • Feb 2nd Aleksandr Medved, USSR, wrestler (Olympic-gold-1964, 68, 72)
  • Feb 2nd Derek Shulman, rocker
  • Feb 2nd Peter Lucia, rock drummer (Tommy James & Shondells-Crystal Blue)
  • Feb 3rd Chose Alberts, [Krommenhoek], vocalist (Yet Many Years)
  • Feb 3rd Dave Davies, rock vocalist/guitarist (Kinks-Lola), born in London, England
  • Feb 3rd Joe Coleman, baseball pitcher (Washington, Detroit)
  • Feb 3rd Koos Alberts, [Krommenhoek], Dutch vocalist (Many More Years to Come)
  • Feb 3rd Melanie, [Safka], Astoria, vocalist/songwriter (Candles in Rain)
  • Feb 3rd Paul Auster, US author/poet/director (Mr Vertigo, Smoke)
  • Feb 3rd Stephen McHattie, Canadian actor
  • Feb 4th James Danforth "Dan" Quayle, USA (Sen-R-Ind, 44th Vice President 1989-93), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Feb 4th Jeannie Wilson, actress (Simon & Simon, Stir Crazy), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Feb 4th Sanford Bishop, (Rep-D-Georgia)
  • Feb 5th David Ladd, actor (Raymie, Catlow, Misty, Deathline), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 5th Mary Louise Cleave, Southampton NY, PhD/astronaut (STS 61-B, STS 30)
  • Feb 5th Darrell Waltrip, American race car driver
  • Feb 6th Charles Hickcox, US, 200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1968)
  • Feb 7th Joe Shea, American journalist
  • Feb 8th Sam Gannon, cricketer (Austr lefty quick, 3 Tests v India 1977-78)
  • Feb 9th Joe Ely, Amarillo Tx, country vocalist (Honky Tonk Masquerade)
  • Feb 9th Major Harris, US R&B-singer (Love won't Let me wait)
  • Feb 9th Carla Del Ponte, Swiss UN prosecutor
  • Feb 10th Louise Arbour, Canadian judge
  • Feb 10th Butch Morris, American jazz cornetist and composer
  • Feb 10th Nicholas Owen, English newsreader
  • Feb 11th Joselito, Spanish singer
  • Feb 11th Kikko Matsuoka, Japanese actress
  • Feb 12th Guus Willemse, Dutch bassist/singer (Solution)
  • Feb 12th Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indian leader of Damdami Taksal (d. 1984)
  • Feb 13th Mike Krzyzewski, basketball coach
  • Feb 13th Tony Butler, rock bassist (Big Country-It's a Big Country, Wonderland)
  • Feb 14th Tim Buckley, singer-songwriter, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1975)
  • Feb 14th Heidemarie Rosendahl, German FR, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Feb 14th Judd Gregg, (Rep-R-NH, 1981- )
  • Feb 14th Pham Tuan, Vietnam, cosmonaut (Soyuz 37/36)
  • Feb 14th Salah-ud-Din, cricketer (played 5 Tests for Pakistan 1965-69)
  • Feb 15th John Adams, Worcester Mass, composer (Nixon in China)
  • Feb 15th Marisa Berenson, actress (Barry Lyndon, Death in Vienna, SOB), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 15th Rusty Hamer, Tenafly NJ, actor (Rusty-Make Room for Daddy)
  • Feb 16th Franz West, artist (Flause), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • Feb 17th Ben Cramer, Dutch vocalist (Clown)
  • Feb 17th Dallas Adams, British actor/painter/writer (Terror From Within)
  • Feb 17th Dodie Stevens, actress (Mary Hartman!)
  • Feb 18th Carlos A Lopes, Portugal, marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • Feb 18th Dennis De Young, vocalist (Styx-Babe), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 18th Eliot Engel, American politician (Rep-D-NY), born in New York City
  • Feb 18th Princess Maria Christina, [Marijke], of Netherlands
  • Feb 19th Peter Bird, ocean rower
  • Feb 19th Tim Shadbolt, mayor of Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Feb 20th Andre van Duin, [Kyvon], Dutch entertainer (Bloemkoole)
  • Feb 20th Jennifer O'Neill, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, actress (Summer of '42)
  • Feb 20th Eggert Magnusson, Icelandic football executive
  • Feb 20th Peter Osgood, English footballer (d. 2006)
  • Feb 20th Peter Strauss, American actor
  • Feb 21st Olympia J Snowe, (Rep-R-ME, 1979- )
  • Feb 21st Victor Sokolov, Russian journalist (d. 2006)
  • Feb 22nd John Bryant, (Rep-D-TX, 1983- )
  • Feb 23rd Anton Mosimann, Swiss chef (Dorchester Hotel), born in Solothurn, Swiss Jura
  • Feb 23rd Colin Sanders, British computer engineer (Solid State Logic)
  • Feb 23rd Geoff Cope, cricketer (England off-spinner 1977-78)
  • Feb 23rd Shakira Caine, Guyana, actress (Man Who be King)/Miss Guyana (1967)
  • Feb 23rd John McWethy, American journalist (d. 2008)
  • Feb 23rd Pia Kjærsgaard, Danish politician
  • Feb 24th Edward James Olmos, Cal, actor (Miami Vice, Stand & Deliver, Triumph)
  • Feb 24th Lonnie Turner, bassist/vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra)
  • Feb 24th Rupert Holmes, English musician
  • Feb 25th Eddie Thomson, Australian soccer coach (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
  • Feb 25th Lee Evans, Madera, California, American 400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-1968)
  • Feb 25th Lewis Moonie, British MP
  • Feb 26th Sandie Shaw [Sandra Goodrich], Dagenham, Essex, English rocker (Girl Don't Come)
  • Feb 27th Ashley Woodcock, cricketer (one Test Aust v NZ 1974, only knock 27)
  • Feb 27th Gidon Kremer, Riga Latvia, violinist (Tchaikovsky Prize 1970)
  • Feb 27th Marian G Klaren, Dutch mime/actress (Red Cabbage)
  • Feb 28th Stephanie Beacham, England, (Devil's Widow, Schizo, Dallas, Colbys)
  • Mar 1st Alan Thicke, Ontario, actor/host (Thicke of the Night, Growing Pains)
  • Mar 2nd Harry Redknapp, English football manager
  • Mar 3rd Dave Mount, rocker (Mud), born in Carshalton, Surrey (d. 2006)
  • Mar 3rd Otto Stuppacher, Austrian racing driver (d. 2001)
  • Mar 3rd Clifton Snider, American poet and writer
  • Mar 4th David Franzoni, American screenwriter
  • Mar 4th Jan Garbarek, Norwegian musician
  • Mar 4th Gunnar Hansen, Icelandic-born American actor (Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), born in Reykjavík (d. 2015)
  • Mar 4th Gwen Welles, American actress (d. 1993)
  • Mar 5th Eddie Hodges, Miss, actor/singer (High Hopes, Adv of Huckleberry Finn)
  • Mar 5th Clodagh Rodgers, Irish singer
  • Mar 5th Kent Tekulve, American baseball player
  • Mar 6th Richard "Dick" Fosbury, Portland Oregon, high jumper (Olympics-gold-1968)
  • Mar 6th Judy Loe, Urmston Manchester UK, actress (Singles, Meaning of Life)
  • Mar 6th Kiki Dee, Yorkshire England, singer (Don't Go Breaking My Heart)
  • Mar 6th Teru Miyamoto, Japanese author
  • Mar 6th Rob Reiner, actor/director (All in the Family, Stand By Me), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Mar 7th Donna Loren, singer/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 7th Lewis J Stadlen, American actor (John-Benson, Savages, Windy City), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 7th Richard Lawson, actor (Eddie-O'Neills)
  • Mar 7th Robert O'Neill Crossman, politician
  • Mar 7th Walter Röhrl, German race and rally car driver
  • Mar 7th Helen Eadie, Scottish politician
  • Mar 8th Mike Allsup, Modesto Ca, rock guitarist (Three Dog Night)
  • Mar 8th Carole Bayer Sager, American composer
  • Mar 8th Florentino Pérez, Spanish football executive
  • Mar 9th Keri Hulme, New Zealandic writer

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Mar 10th [Avril] Kim Campbell, Canada's 1st female Prime Minister and and 19th overall (1993), born in Port Alberni, British Columbia

19th Prime Minister of Canada Kim Campbell
19th Prime Minister of Canada
Kim Campbell
  • Mar 10th Laurie Langenbach, Dutch author
  • Mar 10th Tom Scholz, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)
  • Mar 10th Paul Condon, Baron Condon, former Commissioner of The Metropolitan Police
  • Mar 10th Bob Greene, American journalist
  • Mar 11th Dominique Sanda, [Varaigne], actress (1900, First Love), born in Paris, France
  • Mar 11th Geoffrey Hunt, Australia, world-champion squash player
  • Mar 11th Mark Stein, singer/organist/keyboardist (Vanilla Fudge)
  • Mar 12th Jill O'Hara, Warren Penn, Broadway actress (Promises! Promises!)

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Mar 12th Mitt Romney, 70th Republican Governor of Massachusetts and presidential candidate, born in Detroit, Michigan

Politician Mitt Romney
Politician
Mitt Romney
  • Mar 12th Kalervo Palsa, Finnish artist (d. 1987)