Famous People Born in August 1948

  • Aug 1 Robert [Bob] Spink, British MP
  • Aug 1 Abdelmalek Sellal, Prime Minister of Algeria (2014 - present), born in Constantine, Algeria
  • Aug 2 Robert Holdstock, English sci-fi author (Ghost Dance, Labyrinth), born in Hythe, England (d. 2009)
  • Aug 2 Andy Fairweather Low, British guitarist
  • Aug 3 Pierre Lacroix, National Hockey League executive
  • Aug 4 James C Slattery, (Rep-D-Kansas, 1983- )
  • Aug 5 Tony DiCicco, Wethersfield Ct, US women's soccer coach (Olympics-96)
  • Aug 5 Ray Clemence, English footballer
  • Aug 6 Michael Peters, choreographer (What's Love Got to Do with It)
  • Aug 7 Greg Chappell, cricketer (bro of Ian Elegant Aussie batsman 1970-84)
  • Aug 7 Marty Appel, American public relations executive and author
  • Aug 8 Svetlana Y Savitskaya, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-7, T-12, T-15A)
  • Aug 9 Bill Campbell, American baseball player
  • Aug 10 Pal Gerevich, Hungarian fencer (Olympic bronze 1972, 80)
  • Aug 10 Patti Austin, soul singer/actress (Real Me)
  • Aug 11 Don Boyd, Scottish director and producer (Goldeneye, 21, East of Elephant Rock), born in Nairn
  • Aug 11 Jan Palach, Czech student protester (d. 1969)
  • Aug 12 Graham Zellick, principal (Queen Mary & Westfield College London)
  • Aug 13 Cliff Fish, English rocker (Paper Lace)
  • Aug 13 Kathleen Battle, soprano (Shephard-Tannhäuser), born in Portsmouth, Ohio
  • Aug 13 Mosiuoa Patrick "Terror" Lekota, South African UDF/ANC-leader
  • Aug 13 Tony Santini, rocker (Sha Na Na)
  • Aug 14 Terry Adams, American musician (NRBQ)
  • Aug 15 Patsy Gallant, Canadian pop singer (It'll All Come Around), born in Campbellton, Canada
  • Aug 15 George Ryton, British engineer, born in Singapore
  • Aug 15 Charles Thomas "Tom" Johnston, American guitarist and vocalist (The Doobie Brothers), born in Visalia, California
  • Aug 16 Barry Hay, singer/fluitist/saxophonist/guitarist (Golden Earring)
  • Aug 16 Mike Jorgensen, American baseball player
  • Aug 16 Pierre Reid, Canadian politician and teacher
  • Aug 17 Bo Rucker, actor (Superman, Soup for One, Lock Up), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Aug 17 Rod MacDonald, American musician
  • Aug 18 Carol O'Neal, playmate (July, 1972)
  • Aug 18 Rudy Hartono Kurniawan, Indonesian badminton star (All-England tennis champ), born in Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Aug 18 Joseph Marcell, British actor (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air ), born in St. Lucia, Caribbean
  • Aug 19 Tipper Gore, wife of US Vice President Al Gore (1993-01)
  • Aug 19 Susan Jacks (Susan Pesklevits) Saskatoon Canada, singer and songwriter

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Aug 20 Robert Plant, English rock vocalist (Led Zeppelin), born in West Bromwich, England

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  • Aug 20 John Noble, Australian actor
  • Aug 21 Robert Hazard [Rimato], American singer-songwriter (Girls Just Want to Have Fun), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • Aug 22 Rob Buckman, British broadcaster and actor (Pink Medicine Show), born in London
  • Aug 22 Eleonora Brown, Italian actress (The Sailor from Gibraltar), born in Naples, Italy
  • Aug 23 Ernst Jansz, Dutch keyboardist/singer (Doe Maar)
  • Aug 23 Ron Blomberg, 1st baseman (NY Yankees)/1st designated hitter
  • Aug 23 Andrei Pleşu, Romanian writer, essayist
  • Aug 23 Daniel Ruettiger "Rudy", University of Notre Dame football legend
  • Aug 24 Jean-Michel Jarre, French musician
  • Aug 24 Kim Sung-Il, Chief of Staff of Republic of Korea Air Force
  • Aug 27 Andy Turnell, horse trainer
  • Aug 27 Pavlos Sidiropoulos, Greek musician (d. 1990)
  • Aug 28 Daniel Seraphine, rock drummer (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 28 Murray Parker, cricketer (brother of John Three Tests for NZ 1976)
  • Aug 28 Vonda N[eel] McIntyre, American sci-fi author (Star Trek II, III, IV)
  • Aug 29 Charles David Walker, astronaut (STS 12 STS 16 STS 23)
  • Aug 30 Lewis Black, American comedian
  • Aug 30 Donnacha O'Dea, Irish poker player and swimmer
  • Aug 31 Harald Ertl, Austrian racing driver (d. 1982)
  • Aug 31 Lowell Ganz, American screenwriter
  • Aug 31 Holger Osieck, German footballer and coach
  • Aug 31 Rudolf Schenker, German rock guitarist (Scorpions-Virgin Killer), born in Hildesheim, Germany