Famous People Born in 1947

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  • Jan 1 Alexei Ivanovich Bobrov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jan 1 Gary "BB" Coleman, blues vocal/guitarist/producer
  • Jan 1 Peter Lankhorst, Dutch MP (PPR)
  • Jan 1 Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov, Rus cosmonaut (Soyuz T-8, TM-4, STS 63)
  • Jan 1 Jon Corzine, American politician
  • Jan 1 Paula Tsui, Hong Kong singer
  • Jan 2 Aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80)
  • Jan 2 Calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jan 2 Lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • Jan 2 Jack Hanna, American zoologist
  • Jan 3 Sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jan 4 Chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)
  • Jan 4 Rick Stein, English chef and television presenter
  • Jan 5 Michael DeWine, (Rep-R-Oh, 1983- )
  • Jan 5 Ted Lange, actor (Isaac-Love Boat, Mr T & Tina), born in Oakland, California
  • Jan 5 Mercury Morris, American football player
  • Jan 6 Sandy Denny, country singer (Fairport Convention-If You Gotta Go), born in London, England
  • Jan 6 Ian Millar, Halifax NS, dressage rider (World Cup 1988, 89, Oly-96)
  • Jan 7 David Porcelijn, Dutch composer/conductor
  • Jan 7 Shobha De, Indian writer

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Jan 8 David Bowie [Jones], English singer-songwriter (Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust), born in London, England (d. 2016)

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie
  • Jan 8 Igor Ivanov, Leningrad, Canadian chess champion (1981-84, 1985- )
  • Jan 8 Terry Sylvester, rocker (Hollies-You are the Air that I Breathe)
  • Jan 8 Don Bendell, American author & karate master
  • Jan 8 Samuel Schmid, Swiss politician
  • Jan 9 Ronnie Landfield, American artist
  • Jan 10 George Alec Effinger, US, sci-fi author (Nick of Time)
  • Jan 10 Afeni Shakur, mother of Tupac Shakur, Black Panther Party member, born in Lumberton, North Carolina (d. 2016)
  • Jan 11 Anna Calder-Marshall, Kensington England, actress (Zulu Dawn)
  • Jan 11 Bryan Robson, English international soccer star
  • Jan 12 Tom Dempsey, NFL record-holder (longest field goal, 63 yards)
  • Jan 13 John Lees, England, rock guitarist/vocalist (Medicine Man)
  • Jan 13 Peter Sundelin, Sweden, yachtsmen (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • Jan 13 Jacek Majchrowski, Mayor of Kraków
  • Jan 13 Carles Rexach, former Spanish-Catalan footballer and coach
  • Jan 14 Bill Weberniuk, Canadian snookers player
  • Jan 15 Andrea Martin, Portland ME, comediene (SCTV, Club Paradise)
  • Jan 15 Pete Waterman, rocker (Stock Aitken & Waterman-Road Block)
  • Jan 16 Georgette Mosbacher, CEO (La Prairie cosmetics)
  • Jan 16 Juliet Berto, Grenoble France, actress (Le Sex Shop)
  • Jan 16 Magdalen Nabb, British author (d. 2007)
  • Jan 16 Harvey Proctor, British politician
  • Jan 17 Gail Toushin, LPGA golfer
  • Jan 17 Jane Elliot, actress (Baby Boom, Gen Hospital, Knots Landing), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 17 Todd Susman, actor (Goodnight Beantown), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 17 Ulysses Dove, dancer/choreographer
  • Jan 18 Takeshi Kitano, actor (The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi, Fireworks), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 19 Alessandro Haber, actor (China is Near)
  • Jan 19 Ann Compton, news reporter (ABC TV)
  • Jan 19 Paula Deen, American chef and restaurateur
  • Jan 20 George Grantham, rocker (Poco-Crazy Eyes)
  • Jan 20 Malcolm McLaren, founded rock group (Sex Pistols-God Save the Queen)
  • Jan 20 Cyrille Guimard, French cyclist and directeur sportif
  • Jan 21 Jill Eikenberry, (Ann Kelsey-LA Law, Manhattan Project), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Jan 21 Jimmy Ibbotson, Penn, country singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
  • Jan 21 Pye Hastings, English singer and musician (Caravan)
  • Jan 21 Michel Jonasz, French singer and composer
  • Jan 23 Thomas R Carper, (Rep-D-DE, 1983- )
  • Jan 23 Megawati Sukarnoputri, 5th President of Indonesia
  • Jan 23 Gatewood Galbraith, [Louis], Carlisle, Kentucky, Lawyer, American political activist, iconic Kentucky political figure, (d. 2012)
  • Jan 24 David Randall, British priest, founder of Cara (d. 1996)
  • Jan 24 Giorgio Chinaglia, Carrara Italy, soccer star (Lazio of Italy, NY Cosmos), (d. 2012)
  • Jan 24 Warren Zevon, rocker (Excitable Boy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 24 Masashi Ozaki, Japanese golfer
  • Jan 25 Tostão, Brazilian footballer
  • Jan 25 Ángel Nieto, Spanish motorcycle racer
  • Jan 26 Patrick Dewaere, [PJMH Bordeaux], France, actor (Les Valseuses)
  • Jan 26 Michel Sardou, French singer
  • Jan 27 Nedra Telley, vocalist (Ronettes-Be My Little Baby), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 27 Björn Afzelius, Swedish singer (d. 1999)
  • Jan 27 Vyron Polydoras, Greek politician
  • Jan 28 MJ Ainsworth, CEO (Institute of Chartered Secretaries)
  • Jan 28 Valerie Bragg, principal (City Technology College-Kingshurst)
  • Jan 29 David Byron, vocalist (Uriah Heep)
  • Jan 29 Israel Wetrin, managing director (Elonex)
  • Jan 29 Michael Mavor, Head Master (Rugby School)
  • Jan 29 Linda B. Buck, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Jan 29 Marián Varga, Slovak musician
  • Jan 30 Martin Christoph Redel, composer
  • Jan 30 Steve Marriott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Humble Pie-Eat It, Faces)
  • Jan 30 Les Barker, English poet
  • Jan 31 Jim Nollman, American theatre composer, born in Boston

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Jan 31 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 1 Adam Ingram, British MP
  • Feb 1 Terry Hibbitt, soccer star
  • Feb 1 Mike Brant, Israeli pop singer (d. 1975)
  • Feb 1 Normie Rowe, Australian singer

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

  • Feb 2 Aleksandr Medved, USSR, wrestler (Olympic-gold-1964, 68, 72)
  • Feb 2 Derek Shulman, Scottish musician (Gentle Giant), born in Glasgow
  • Feb 2 Peter Lucia, rock drummer (Tommy James & Shondells-Crystal Blue)
  • Feb 3 Chose Alberts, [Krommenhoek], vocalist (Yet Many Years)
  • Feb 3 Dave Davies, rock vocalist/guitarist (Kinks-Lola), born in London, England
  • Feb 3 Joe Coleman, baseball pitcher (Washington, Detroit)
  • Feb 3 Koos Alberts, [Krommenhoek], Dutch vocalist (Many More Years to Come)
  • Feb 3 Melanie, [Safka], Astoria, vocalist/songwriter (Candles in Rain)
  • Feb 3 Paul Auster, US author/poet/director (Mr Vertigo, Smoke)
  • Feb 3 Stephen McHattie, Canadian actor
  • Feb 4 James Danforth "Dan" Quayle, USA (Sen-R-Ind, 44th Vice President 1989-93), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Feb 4 Jeannie Wilson, actress (Simon & Simon, Stir Crazy), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Feb 4 Sanford Bishop, (Rep-D-Georgia)
  • Feb 5 David Ladd, actor (Raymie, Catlow, Misty, Deathline), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 5 Mary Louise Cleave, Southampton NY, PhD/astronaut (STS 61-B, STS 30)
  • Feb 5 Darrell Waltrip, American race car driver
  • Feb 6 Charles Hickcox, US, 200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1968)
  • Feb 7 Joe Shea, American journalist
  • Feb 8 Sam Gannon, cricketer (Austr lefty quick, 3 Tests v India 1977-78)
  • Feb 9 Joe Ely, Amarillo Tx, country vocalist (Honky Tonk Masquerade)
  • Feb 9 Major Harris, US R&B-singer (Love won't Let me wait)
  • Feb 9 Carla Del Ponte, Swiss UN prosecutor
  • Feb 10 Louise Arbour, Canadian judge
  • Feb 10 Butch Morris, American jazz cornetist and composer
  • Feb 10 Nicholas Owen, English newsreader
  • Feb 11 Joselito, Spanish singer
  • Feb 11 Kikko Matsuoka, Japanese actress
  • Feb 12 Guus Willemse, Dutch bassist/singer (Solution)
  • Feb 12 Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indian leader of Damdami Taksal (d. 1984)
  • Feb 13 Mike Krzyzewski, basketball coach
  • Feb 13 Tony Butler, rock bassist (Big Country-It's a Big Country, Wonderland)
  • Feb 14 Tim Buckley, singer-songwriter, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1975)
  • Feb 14 Heidemarie Rosendahl, German FR, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Feb 14 Judd Gregg, (Rep-R-NH, 1981- )
  • Feb 14 Pham Tuan, Vietnam, cosmonaut (Soyuz 37/36)
  • Feb 14 Salah-ud-Din, cricketer (played 5 Tests for Pakistan 1965-69)
  • Feb 15 John Adams, Worcester Mass, composer (Nixon in China)
  • Feb 15 Marisa Berenson, actress (Barry Lyndon, Death in Vienna, SOB), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 15 Rusty Hamer, Tenafly NJ, actor (Rusty-Make Room for Daddy)
  • Feb 15 David Brown, American guitarist (Santana) (d. 2000)
  • Feb 16 Franz West, artist (Flause), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • Feb 17 Ben Cramer, Dutch vocalist (Clown)
  • Feb 17 Dallas Adams, British actor/painter/writer (Terror From Within)
  • Feb 17 Dodie Stevens, actress (Mary Hartman!)
  • Feb 18 Carlos A Lopes, Portugal, marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • Feb 18 Dennis De Young, vocalist (Styx-Babe), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 18 Eliot Engel, American politician (Rep-D-NY), born in New York City
  • Feb 18 Princess Maria Christina, [Marijke], of Netherlands
  • Feb 19 Peter Bird, ocean rower
  • Feb 19 Tim Shadbolt, mayor of Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Feb 20 Andre van Duin, [Kyvon], Dutch entertainer (Bloemkoole)
  • Feb 20 Jennifer O'Neill, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, actress (Summer of '42)
  • Feb 20 Eggert Magnusson, Icelandic football executive
  • Feb 20 Peter Osgood, English footballer (d. 2006)
  • Feb 20 Peter Strauss, American actor
  • Feb 21 Olympia J Snowe, (Rep-R-ME, 1979- )
  • Feb 21 Victor Sokolov, Russian journalist (d. 2006)
  • Feb 22 John Bryant, (Rep-D-TX, 1983- )
  • Feb 23 Anton Mosimann, Swiss chef (Dorchester Hotel), born in Solothurn, Swiss Jura
  • Feb 23 Colin Sanders, British computer engineer (Solid State Logic)
  • Feb 23 Geoff Cope, cricketer (England off-spinner 1977-78)
  • Feb 23 Shakira Caine, Guyana, actress (Man Who be King)/Miss Guyana (1967)
  • Feb 23 John McWethy, American journalist (d. 2008)
  • Feb 23 Pia Kjærsgaard, Danish politician
  • Feb 24 Edward James Olmos, Cal, actor (Miami Vice, Stand & Deliver, Triumph)
  • Feb 24 Lonnie Turner, bassist/vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra)
  • Feb 24 Rupert Holmes, English musician
  • Feb 25 Eddie Thomson, Australian soccer coach (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
  • Feb 25 Lee Evans, Madera, California, American 400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-1968)
  • Feb 25 Lewis Moonie, British MP
  • Feb 26 Sandie Shaw [Sandra Goodrich], Dagenham, Essex, English rocker (Girl Don't Come)
  • Feb 27 Ashley Woodcock, cricketer (one Test Aust v NZ 1974, only knock 27)
  • Feb 27 Gidon Kremer, Riga Latvia, violinist (Tchaikovsky Prize 1970)
  • Feb 27 Marian G Klaren, Dutch mime/actress (Red Cabbage)
  • Feb 28 Stephanie Beacham, England, (Devil's Widow, Schizo, Dallas, Colbys)
  • Mar 1 Alan Thicke, Ontario, actor/host (Thicke of the Night, Growing Pains)
  • Mar 2 Harry Redknapp, English football manager
  • Mar 3 Dave Mount, English rocker (Mud), born in Carshalton, Surrey (d. 2006)
  • Mar 3 Otto Stuppacher, Austrian racing driver (d. 2001)
  • Mar 3 Clifton Snider, American poet and writer
  • Mar 4 David Franzoni, American screenwriter
  • Mar 4 Jan Garbarek, Norwegian musician
  • Mar 4 Gunnar Hansen, Icelandic-born American actor (Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), born in Reykjavík (d. 2015)
  • Mar 4 Gwen Welles, American actress (d. 1993)
  • Mar 5 Eddie Hodges, Miss, actor/singer (High Hopes, Adv of Huckleberry Finn)
  • Mar 5 Clodagh Rodgers, Irish singer
  • Mar 5 Kent Tekulve, American baseball player
  • Mar 6 Richard "Dick" Fosbury, Portland Oregon, high jumper (Olympics-gold-1968)
  • Mar 6 Judy Loe, Urmston Manchester UK, actress (Singles, Meaning of Life)
  • Mar 6 Kiki Dee, Yorkshire England, singer (Don't Go Breaking My Heart)
  • Mar 6 Teru Miyamoto, Japanese author
  • Mar 6 Rob Reiner, actor/director (All in the Family, Stand By Me), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Mar 7 Donna Loren, singer/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 7 Lewis J Stadlen, American actor (John-Benson, Savages, Windy City), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 7 Richard Lawson, actor (Eddie-O'Neills)
  • Mar 7 Robert O'Neill Crossman, politician
  • Mar 7 Walter Röhrl, German race and rally car driver
  • Mar 7 Helen Eadie, Scottish politician
  • Mar 8 Mike Allsup, Modesto Ca, rock guitarist (Three Dog Night)
  • Mar 8 Carole Bayer Sager, American composer
  • Mar 8 Florentino Pérez, Spanish football executive
  • Mar 9 Keri Hulme, New Zealandic writer

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Mar 10 [Avril] Kim Campbell, Canada's 1st female Prime Minister 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 10 Laurie Langenbach, Dutch author
  • Mar 10 Tom Scholz, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)
  • Mar 10 Paul Condon, Baron Condon, former Commissioner of The Metropolitan Police
  • Mar 10 Bob Greene, American journalist
  • Mar 11 Dominique Sanda, [Varaigne], actress (1900, First Love), born in Paris, France
  • Mar 11 Geoffrey Hunt, Australia, world-champion squash player
  • Mar 11 Mark Stein, singer/organist/keyboardist (Vanilla Fudge)
  • Mar 12 Jill O'Hara, Warren Penn, Broadway actress (Promises! Promises!)

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

Politician Mitt Romney
Politician
Mitt Romney