Famous People Born in 1952

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  • Jan 2 Ricky Van Shelton, Grit Va, country singer (Wild-Eyed Dream)
  • Jan 2 Wendy Phillips, American actress (Executive Suite, Promised Land), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 2 Graeme Strachan, Australian rock singer (Skyhooks) (d. 2001)
  • Jan 3 Jim Ross, American wrestling announcer
  • Jan 6 Armelia McQueen, NC (Bkln Conservatory), actress
  • Jan 6 Grant Goodeve, actor (David-8 is Enough, Dynasty), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Jan 6 Moondog Spot, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
  • Jan 6 Frank Sivero, Italian-born American actor
  • Jan 7 Giuliano Ferrara, Italian politician, journalist and founding editor (Il Foglio)
  • Jan 8 Lauri Walters, actress (8 is Enough, Harrad Experiment), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jan 8 Norm Jarvis, Prince Albert Sask, golfer (1984 Chilliwack)
  • Jan 8 Vladimir Feltsman, Russian-American pianist
  • Jan 9 Eveline L Herfkens, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Jan 9 Hugh Bayley, British politician
  • Jan 10 Scott Thurston, keyboardist/guitarist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
  • Jan 11 Ben Daniel Crenshaw, PGA golfer (1976 Bing Crosby), born in Austin, Texas
  • Jan 11 Lee Ritenour, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 11 Massimo Lopez, Italian comedian
  • Jan 11 Bille Brown, Australian actor and playwright
  • Jan 11 Michael Forshaw, Australian politician
  • Jan 12 Ricky Van Shelton, country musician
  • Jan 12 Charles Faulkner, American motivational speaker and author
  • Jan 12 Walter Mosley, American author
  • Jan 13 Cornelius Bumpus, keyboardist (Doobie Bros-Minute by Minute)
  • Jan 13 Sharon Gabet, actress (Edge of Night, Another World), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Jan 14 Sydney Biddle Barrow, madam/autohr (Mayflower Madam)
  • Jan 14 Maureen Dowd, American writer
  • Jan 14 Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu, Prime Minister of Romania
  • Jan 15 Melvyn Gale, rocker (ELO)
  • Jan 16 Lloyd Blaine Hammond Jr, Savannah Ga, Major USAF/astr (STS 39, 64)
  • Jan 16 Roberta Baskin, NY, correspondent (48 Hours)
  • Jan 16 King Fuad II of Egypt (1952-53), last King of Egypt, born in Cairo
  • Jan 17 Larry Fortensky, former husband of actress Elizabeth Taylor (7th)
  • Jan 17 Ryuichi Sakamoto, Jap, rocker (Academy Award 1988, Yellow Magic Orch)
  • Jan 17 Darrell Porter, American baseball player (d. 2002)
  • Jan 18 R. Stevie Moore, American singer, songwriter, and home recording pioneer
  • Jan 18 Michael Behe, American advocate of Intelligent Design
  • Jan 19 Dewey Bunell, Yorkshire England, rock guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)
  • Jan 20 Ian Hill, bass guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin the Law)
  • Jan 20 Paul Stanley, [Eisen], rock guitarist (KISS-Beth)
  • Jan 21 Marco Camenisch, Swiss environmental activist
  • Jan 21 Louis Menand, American writer and critic
  • Jan 22 Karen Moe [Thornton], US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1972)
  • Jan 22 Teddy Gentry, Fort Payne Ala, country music star (Alabama-Mt Music)
  • Jan 22 Ace Vergel, Filipino actor (d. 2007)
  • Jan 23 Omar Henry, cricketer (1st colored player for South Africa 1992)
  • Jan 24 William F Readdy, Quonset Point RI, astronaut (STS 42, 51, 79)
  • Jan 25 Sara Mandiano, French singer and songwriter
  • Jan 25 Timothy White, American journalist (d. 2002)
  • Jan 26 Mario Runco Jr, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 44, 54, 77), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jan 26 Thomas Edward Henderson, SC, basketballer (Olympic-silver-1972)
  • Jan 27 Brian Gottfried, tennis star (Wimbledon Doubles 1976), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jan 27 Peter Garland, composer
  • Jan 27 "White Shoes" Johnson, American football player
  • Jan 29 Tommy Ramone, [Erdelyi], Budapest, Hungary, rock drummer/bassist (Ramones)
  • Jan 30 Doug Falconer, Canadian football player
  • Jan 31 Rosanne Musgrave, headmistress (Blackheath HS)
  • Jan 31 Nadya Rusheva, Russian painter (d. 1969)
  • Feb 1 Roger Y. Tsien, Chemist (Nobel Prize 2008) born in New York City (d. 2016)
  • Feb 2 Genichiro Tenryu, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Feb 2 Park Geun-hye, 1st female President of South Korea (2013-), born in Jung-gu, Taegu
  • Feb 3 Fred Lynn, baseball outfielder (Boston, California, Baltimore), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 3 Jack Fields, (Rep-R-TX, 1981- )
  • Feb 4 Jerry Shirley, rock drummer (Humble Pie-Hot N Nasty, Eat It)
  • Feb 4 Lisa Eichhorn, actress (Cutter's Way, Yanks), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 4 Li Yinhe, Chinese sexologist
  • Feb 5 Daniel Balavoine, French singer and songwriter (d. 1986)
  • Feb 6 Richard Charsworth, Australian women field hockey head coach (Oly-96)
  • Feb 6 Ricardo Lavolpe, Argentine football coach
  • Feb 7 Vasco Rossi, Italian singer
  • Feb 8 Hans Van de Lubbe, Dutch bassist/singer (Dike)
  • Feb 8 Nancy Lord, Libertarian VP candidate (1992)
  • Feb 9 Danny White, quarterback (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Feb 9 Mookie Wilson, American baseball player
  • Feb 10 Mike Varty, American NFL player, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 10 Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore
  • Feb 12 Salvador Pineda, Mexico City, doctor
  • Feb 12 Simon MacCorkindale, English actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal), born in Ely, Cambridgeshire (d. 2010)
  • Feb 12 Michael McDonald, rock keyboardist/vocals (Doobie Brothers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Feb 13 David Puilum Choi, Hong Kong, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Feb 13 Ed Gagliardi, American rock bassist (Foreigner-Cold As Ice), born in NYC, (d. 2014)
  • Feb 13 Freddy Maertens, Belgian cyclist
  • Feb 14 Nancy Keenan, current NARAL president
  • Feb 16 James Ingram, American vocalist (Just Once), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Feb 16 Barry Foote, Major League Baseball player
  • Feb 17 Insook Bhushan, Seoul Korea, US table tennis player (Olympic-92)
  • Feb 17 Karin Janz, East German gymnast
  • Feb 18 Juice Newton, [Judy Cohen], American vocalist (Angel of the Morning), born in Virginia
  • Feb 18 Veronica "Randy" Crawford, US vocalist (One Day I'll Fly Away)
  • Feb 19 Rudolfo Neri-Vida, Mexico, PHD/astronaut (STS 23)
  • Feb 19 Amy Tan, American novelist
  • Feb 20 Catherine Cummins, Clintwood Va, 1st of 5 siblings born on 2/20
  • Feb 21 Jean-Jacques Brunel, rock bassist (Stranglers-Dreamtime)
  • Feb 22 James Philip Bagian, MDPE/astronaut (STS 29, STS 40), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 22 Wayne John Levi, Little Falls NY, PGA golfer (1983 Buick Open)
  • Feb 22 Bill Frist, American politician
  • Feb 23 Brad Whitford, Mass, rock guitarist (Aerosmith-Jamie Got a Gun)
  • Feb 24 Simon Weinstock, businessman/racehorse owner
  • Feb 24 Tom Burleson, USA, basketball (Oly-silv-1972) tallest Olympian-7'4"
  • Feb 25 James A Barcia, (Rep-D-Michigan)
  • Feb 25 Jerry Chamberlain, American musician
  • Feb 25 Joey Dunlop, Irish motorcycle racer (d. 2000)
  • Feb 25 Inger Segelström, Swedish politician
  • Feb 27 Dwight Elmo Jones, basketball player (Olymp-silver-1972), born in Houston, Texas
  • Feb 27 Henk Westbroek, Dutch singer (Good Cause)
  • Feb 27 Kevin Raleigh, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Michael Stanley Band)
  • Feb 27 Stathis Psaltis, Greek actor
  • Feb 28 Cristina Raines, [Tina Herazo], Manila Phil, actress (Sentinel)
  • Feb 28 Eddie Manion, saxophonist
  • Feb 28 Jennie Lynn, actress (Love & Marriage), born in San Diego, California
  • Feb 28 Melissa Babish, SC, swimmer (Olympic)
  • Feb 28 William Finn, American composer
  • Feb 29 Bart Stupak, (Rep-D-Michigan)
  • Feb 29 Raisa Smetanina, USSR, cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1976, 80, 92)
  • Feb 29 Raul Gonzalez, Mexican 50K speed walker (world record)
  • Feb 29 Tim[othy] Powers, American sci-fi author (Last Call, Declare), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Feb 29 Sharon Dahlonega Raiford Bush, American television personality
  • Mar 1 Alice Ritzman, Kalispell MT, LPGA golfer (1995 Rochester Intl-5th)
  • Mar 1 David Allen Barr, Kelowna BC, PGA golfer (Atlanta Golf Classic)
  • Mar 1 Steven Barnes, American writer
  • Mar 1 Leigh Matthews, Australian rules footballer
  • Mar 1 Martin O'Neill, Northern Irish footballer and manager
  • Mar 2 Laraine Newman, comedienne/actress (Saturday Night Live), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 2 Mark Evanier, American writer
  • Mar 3 Robyn Hitchcock, rocker (Moss Elixir)
  • Mar 3 Dermot Morgan, Irish actor and comedian (d. 1998)
  • Mar 4 Ronn Moss, actor (Ridge-Bold & Beautiful, Santa Barbara), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 4 Umberto Tozzi, Italian singer
  • Mar 5 Alan Clark, keyboardist (Dire Straits-Sultans of Swing)
  • Mar 6 Lyn Perrin, executive administrator (WIC)
  • Mar 7 Ernie Isley, US vocalist/guitarist (It's Your Thing, Heat is On)
  • Mar 7 Lynn Swann, NFL receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)/sportscaster
  • Mar 7 Vivian Richards, West Indian master blaster
  • Mar 8 Vladimir Vladimirovich Vasyutin, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-14)
  • Mar 8 George Felix Allen, American politician
  • Mar 9 Iuliana Semenova, USSR, basketball (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • Mar 9 William Kirby Cullen, Santa Ana California, actor (How the West Was Won)
  • Mar 10 Oupa J Gqozo, South African warden/army commandant (Ciskei)
  • Mar 10 Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe politician

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Mar 11 Douglas Adams, English author (Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy), born in Cambridge, England (d. 2001)

  • Mar 11 Susan Richardson, Coatesville Pa, actress (Susan-8 is Enough)
  • Mar 12 Eliézer Niyitegeka, Rwandan journalist, politician and genocidaire
  • Mar 12 Naomi Shihab Nye, American poet, songwriter, and novelist
  • Mar 13 Wolfgang Hihm, composer
  • Mar 14 J Fred Muggs, chimp (Today show)

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Mar 14 Martin Dempsey, American General, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (2011-), born in Jersey City, New Jersey

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  • Mar 15 Howard Koh, American state government official
  • Mar 16 Philippe Kahn, French-American entrepreneur
  • Mar 17 Nikos Xydakis, Greek musician and composer
  • Mar 18 Mike Webster, American football player (d. 2002)
  • Mar 18 Pat Eddery, Irish jockey (won Epsom Derby 3x), born in Newbridge, County Kildare (d. 2015)
  • Mar 19 Derek Longmuir, rock drummer (Bay City Rollers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Mar 19 Warren Lees, NZ cricket wicket-keeper (late 70's)
  • Mar 19 Harvey Weinstein, American film producer (Miramax), born in New York City
  • Mar 20 Anand Armitraj, India, tennis player (Brother of ViJay)
  • Mar 20 Geoff Brabham, Australian racing driver
  • Mar 21 Chris O'Connell, rocker
  • Mar 22 Bob Costas, sportscaster/talk show host (Later), born in Queens, New York
  • Mar 22 Jay Dee Daugherty, American drummer
  • Mar 23 Kim Stanley Robinson, American author
  • Mar 24 Nicholas Campbell, actor (Nick-Insiders), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 25 Antanas Mockus, Colombian mathematician
  • Mar 26 David Amess, British politician (C), born in London
  • Mar 26 Didier Pironi, French Formula One driver (d. 1987)
  • Mar 27 Chick Vennera, Herkimer NY, actor (High Risk, Milagro Beanfield War)
  • Mar 27 Maria Schneider, French actress (Last Tango in Paris, Crime of Honor), born in Paris, France (d. 2011)
  • Mar 27 Rocky Maffit, rocker (Champaign)
  • Mar 28 Tony Brise, racing driver (d. 1975)
  • Mar 29 Teofilo Stevenson, Cuba, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80), (d. 2012)
  • Mar 30 Peter Knights, Australian footballer and coach
  • Mar 31 Dermot Morgan, Irish actor (d. 1998)
  • Apr 1 Abdel Basset Ali Al-Megrahi, Tripoli Libya, bomber (Pan Am 103), (d. 2012)
  • Apr 1 Annette O'Toole, actress (Cat People, Superman III), born in Houston, Texas
  • Apr 1 Billy Currie, rock keyboardist/violinist (Ultravox-We Came to Dance)
  • Apr 1 Rey Robinson, US, 100m sprinter (Olympic-1972)
  • Apr 1 Bernard Stiegler, French philosopher
  • Apr 2 Dan Halldorson, Winnipeg, Canadian Tour golfer (1985 World Cup)
  • Apr 2 Joseph Kent Massey, soling sailor (Oly-bronze-1996), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Apr 2 Leon Wilkerson, rock musician (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • Apr 2 Thierry Le Luron, French humorist (d. 1986)
  • Apr 3 Mike Moore, American politician and attorney
  • Apr 4 Dave Hill, England, rock guitarist (Slade-Coz I Love You)
  • Apr 4 Gary Moore, Irish rock guitarist (Skid Row-Oh Pretty Woman)
  • Apr 4 Rosemarie Ackermann, German DR, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • Apr 4 Gregg Hansford, Australian motorcycle and car racer (d. 1995)
  • Apr 5 Mitch Pileggi, American actor
  • Apr 6 Judith McConnell, actress (Sophia Capwell-Santa Barbara)
  • Apr 6 Marilu Henner, actress (Taxi, Man Who Loved Women, Eve Shade), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 6 Udo Dirkshneider, heavy metal rocker (Accept-Balls to the Wall, Udo)
  • Apr 7 Bruce Gary, rock drummer (Knack-My Sharona), born in Burbank, California
  • Apr 7 Jane Frederick, US pentathlete (Olympics-7th-1976)
  • Apr 8 Adam Woods, rock drummer/pianist (Fixx)
  • Apr 9 Magnar Åm, Norwegian composer, born in Trondheim
  • Apr 11 Michael Daly, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 BC Winter Tour), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 11 Peter Windsor, English motor racing journalist and reporter
  • Apr 12 Alexis Arguello, featherweight boxer (1974 champ), born in Managua, Nicaragua
  • Apr 12 J D Nicholas, English guitarist (Heatwave, Commodores)
  • Apr 12 Ralph Wiley, American sports journalist (d. 2004)
  • Apr 12 Reuben Gant, American professional football player
  • Apr 13 Jonjo O'Neill, racehorse trainer