Famous Birthdays for August 1949

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Birthdays 1 - 86 of 86

1st - Nigel Lucius Graeme Finch, TV director/film-maker
1st - Primous, III Fountain, composer
1st - Kurmanbek Bakiyev, President of Kyrgyzstan
2nd - "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band)
2nd - Bertalan Farkas, Bulgaria, cosmonaut (Soyuz 36/35)
2nd - Madeleine Smith, Sussex England, actress (Vampire Lovers)
2nd - James Fallows, American journalist
3rd - Morris "B B" Dickerson, Torrence Ca, bassist (War, Low Rider, Outlaw)
3rd - Reed Waller, American comic book author
3rd - Valeri Vasiliev, Gorky Soviet Union, ice hockey defenceman (2x oly gold), (d. 2012)
4th - John Riggins, NFL running back (NY Jets, Wash Redskins)
6th - Joyce McKinney, Avery County NC, Miss Wyoming (1972)
6th - Dino Bravo, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1993)
6th - Alan Campbell, Northern Irish clergyman
6th - Clarence Richard Silva, Catholic Bishop of Honolulu
7th - Carlo Novi, rocker
7th - Walid Jumblatt, Lebanese political leader
8th - Airrion Love, US singer (Stylistics-16 Bars)
8th - Bela Magyari, Hungary, cosmonaut
8th - Keith Carradine, San Mateo California, actor (Young Guns, Pretty Baby)
8th - Ricardo Londoño, Colombian racing driver
9th - Jonathan Kellerman, American writer
10th - Gene Johnson, Sugar Grove Pa, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)
11th - Eric Carmen, rocker (All by Myself), born in Cleveland, Ohio
11th - Ian Charleson, Edinburgh Scotland, actor (Gandhi, Chariots of Fire)
11th - Tim Hutchinson, (Rep-R-Arkansas)
12th - Anthony Akerman, South Africa, director
12th - Fernando Collor de Mello, president of Brazil (1990-92)
12th - Mark Knopfler, guitar/vocals (Dire Straits-Sultans of Swing)
12th - Panagiotis Chinofotis, Greek politician
13th - Bobby Clarke, Manitoba, NHL player/coach (Phila Flyer)
13th - Peter J Visclosky, (Rep-D-Indiana, 1985- )
13th - Sheralee, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, vocalist (Your Hit Parade)
14th - John Tarrant, Tasmania, 1st Australian born Zen teacher
14th - Bob Backlund, American wrestler
15th - Ann Ryerson, Wisc, actress (Pvt Carol Winter-Pvt Benjamin)
15th - Carlien Brouwer, translator/missing since Jan 6, 1994
15th - Kate Taylor, rocker
15th - Beverly Lynn Burns, Americna pilot, first woman captain in the world on the Boeing 747
15th - Richard Deacon, Welsh sculptor
16th - Bill Spooner, rock guitarist/vocalist (Tubes)
16th - Scott Asheton, American musician (The Stooges)
17th - Sib Hashian, rock drummer (Boston), born in Boston, Massachusetts
17th - Norm Coleman, American politician
18th - Nigel Griggs, rocker (Split Enz)
20th - Phil Lynott, rock bassist (Thin Lizzy) (d. 1986), born in Dublin, Ireland
20th - Nikolas Asimos, Greek composer and singer (d. 1988)
20th - Norman Featherstone, South African cricketer
20th - Alan Hardwick, English TV presenter
21st - Loretta Devine, American actress
22nd - Diana Nyad, swimmer (1st to swim Bahamas to Fla-1979)
22nd - Doug Bair, baseball player
22nd - Þórarinn Eldjárn, Icelandic writer
22nd - Alfred Musema, Rwandan genocidaire
23rd - Christopher Blake, actor (Alexa)
23rd - Geoff Capes, shot putter
23rd - John Bauldie, music journalist/dylanologist
23rd - Norah Ellen O'Neill, airline pilot (Flying Tigers)
23rd - Pieter J Biesheuvel, lawyer/Dutch MP (CDA)
23rd - Rick Springfield, Australia, (General Hospital, Jessie's Girl)
23rd - Shelley Long, actress (Diane-Cheers, Money Pit), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
23rd - Woody Paul, [Paul Chrisman], Nashville, singer (Riders in the Sky)
23rd - Katiana Balanika, Greek actress and singer
24th - Anna Lee Fisher, St Albans NY, MD/astronaut (STS 51-A)
24th - Joe Regalbuto, American actor (Knots Landing, Frank-Murphy Brown), born in Brooklyn, New York
24th - Stephen Harrison Paulus, composer
24th - Charles Rocket, American actor (d. 2005)
25th - Gene Simmons, [Chaim Witz], Haifa Israel, rock guitarist (KISS-Beth)
25th - John Savage, Old Bethpage NY, actor (The Deer Hunter, Maria's Lovers)
25th - Martin Amis, English novelist
25th - Fariborz Lachini, Canadian-Iranian composer
26th - John Baldwin, light middleweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1968), born in Detroit, Michigan
26th - Robert (Bob) Cowsill, Newport RI, (Cowsills - Hair, We Can Fly)
27th - Andrew McKay, conservative MP
27th - Douglas Fred Tewell, Baton Rouge LA, PGA golfer (1980 Sea Pines)
27th - Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist
27th - Edmund Weiner, lexicographer
27th - Jeff Cook, Fort Payne Ala, country guitar/vocalist (Alabama-Mt Music)
28th - Hugh Cornwell, rocker (The Stranglers-Dreamtime)
29th - Peter John Wiegold, composer
30th - Peter Maffay, German musician
30th - Ted Ammon, American financier (d. 2001)
30th - Christopher Collins, American actor and comedian (d. 1994)
30th - Don Boudria, Canadian politician
Actor Richard GereActor Richard Gere (31st) 31st - Richard Gere, Phila Pa, actor (Breathless, Cotton Club, Pretty Woman)
31st - Rick Roberts, rocker (Firefall)

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