Famous People Born in August 1952

  • Aug 1 Brian Patrick Clarke, Gettysburg Pa, actor (Merle-Eight is Enough)
  • Aug 1 C L Whittington, WLAF defensive coach (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Aug 1 Yajurvindra Singh, cricketer (Indian batsman late 70's)
  • Aug 1 Zoran Đinđić, Prime Minister of Serbia (d. 2003)
  • Aug 2 Angel Herrera, Cuba, FW/LW boxer (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • Aug 2 Paul David Crews, SC, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Aug 3 Aleksandr A Volkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • Aug 3 Jay North, North actor (Dennis the Menace, Maya), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 3 Wojtek Fibak, Poland, tennis star
  • Aug 3 Osvaldo Ardiles, Argentine soccer player
  • Aug 3 Frank Schaeffer, American author
  • Aug 3 Loles León, Spanish actress
  • Aug 4 Bobby Buntrock, actor (Harold Baxter-Hazel), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Aug 4 Daniel Bautista, Mexico, 20k walker (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • Aug 4 Kristoffer Tabori, [Siegel], actor (Rappaccini's Daughter), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 4 Gábor Demszky, Hungarian politician
  • Aug 4 Moya Brennan, Irish singer
  • Aug 6 Ton Scherpenzeel, Dutch rock keyboardist (Kayak, Earth & Fire), born in Hilversum, The Netherlands
  • Aug 6 Wojiech Fortuna, Poland, ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Aug 6 Vinnie Vincent, heavy metal rocker (Solo-Ashes to Ashes)
  • Aug 7 Richard Joswick, rocker (Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods)
  • Aug 7 Alexei Sayle, British comedian
  • Aug 8 Robin Quivers, radio/TV personality (Howard Stern's sidekick)
  • Aug 8 Jostein Gaarder, Norwegian author
  • Aug 8 Sudhakar Rao, Indian cricketer
  • Aug 9 Vicki Morgan, Colo Springs Colo, mistress (Beautiful Bad Girl)
  • Aug 9 Prateep Ungsongtham Hata, Thai politician
  • Aug 10 Ashley Putnam, American soprano (NY City Opera 1978), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 10 Nikolai Alekseyevich Pushenko, Russian lt-colonel/cosmonaut
  • Aug 10 Pepsi Nunes, marine biologist
  • Aug 10 Daniel Hugh Kelly, American actor
  • Aug 10 Diane Venora, American actress
  • Aug 11 Ann Michelle, England, actress (Virigin Witch, Mistress Pamela)
  • Aug 11 Bob Mothersbaugh, AKA Bob 1, American Musician (DEVO)
  • Aug 12 Chen Kaige, Chinese film director
  • Aug 13 Marie Helvin, model/actress (Children)
  • Aug 13 Herb Ritts, American photographer (d. 2004)
  • Aug 13 Hughie Thomasson, American musician (d. 2007)
  • Aug 14 Debbie Meyer, 200m/400m/800m swimmer (Oly-3 gold-68), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • Aug 14 Mark C Lee, Viroqua WI, Mjr USAF/astronaut (STS 30, 47, 64, 82, sk: 98)
  • Aug 15 Ger Hoeymakers, Dutch rock guitarist (Franc Boeijen Group)
  • Aug 16 Gianna Rolandi, American soprano (Der Rosenkavalier), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 16 Mahes Goonatillake, cricketer (Sri Lankan keeper in their 1st 5 Tests)
  • Aug 16 Reginald Veljohnson, actor (Carl Winslow-Family Matters, Die Hard)

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Aug 17 Guillermo Vilas, Argentinian tennis champion (US Open-1977), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Guillermo Vilas
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Guillermo Vilas
  • Aug 17 Kathryn C Thornton, PhD/astronaut (STS 33, 49, 61, 73), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Aug 17 Nelson Piquet, auto racer, 3-time Formula One champ (1981, '83, '87)
  • Aug 17 Thomas J Hennen, astronaut (STS 44), born in Albany, Georgia
  • Aug 17 Dr. Mario Theissen, German F1 team principal (BMW Sauber)
  • Aug 18 Elayne Boosler, comedienne (Broadway Baby, Party of One), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 18 Nicholas John, dramaturge
  • Aug 18 Patrick Swayze, actor/dancer (Dirty Dancing, Ghost), born in Houston, Texas
  • Aug 18 Ricky Villa, Argentine former footballer
  • Aug 19 Jonathan Frakes, actor (Commander William T Riker-Star Trek Next Gen)
  • Aug 20 John Emburey, England cricket off-spinner (1978-95, captain 1988)
  • Aug 20 John Hiatt, US singer/songwriter (Have a Little Faith in Me)
  • Aug 20 Rudy Gatlin, Olney Tx, country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady)
  • Aug 21 Joe Strummer, lead singer of the British punk band The Clash (Rock the Casbah)
  • Aug 21 Keith Hart, Canadian professional wrestler
  • Aug 21 Glenn Hughes, British bassist and vocalist (Finders Keepers/Trapeze/Deep Purple)
  • Aug 21 Jiří Paroubek, former Czech prime minister
  • Aug 22 Peter Laughner, American musician (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu) (d. 1977)
  • Aug 23 Cathy St George, Norfolk Va, playmate (Aug, 1982)
  • Aug 23 Dalton Reed, American soul singer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1994)
  • Aug 23 Mac Cone, Canadian equestrian jumper (Olympics-96), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Aug 23 Vicky Leandros, Greek singer and politician
  • Aug 24 Bob Corker, American politician (Senator from Tennessee), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina

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Aug 24 Mike Shanahan, American football coach (Denver Broncos), born in Oak Park, Illinois

NFL Head Coach Mike Shanahan
NFL Head Coach
Mike Shanahan
  • Aug 25 Duleep Mendis, cricketer (big-hitting Sri Lankan batsman of 80's)
  • Aug 25 Geoff Downes, English keyboardist (Buggles, Yes, Asia)
  • Aug 26 Billy Rush, rocker (Asbury Jukes)
  • Aug 26 John Kinsella, USA, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Aug 26 Michael Jeter, actor (The Fisher King), born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee (d. 2003)
  • Aug 26 Will Shortz, American crossword editor

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Aug 27 Pee-wee Herman [Paul Reubens], American actor (Pee-wee's Big Adventure), born in Peekskill, New York

  • Aug 28 Rita Dove, American poet
  • Aug 28 Wendelin Wiedeking, German businessman
  • Aug 28 Guy Nadon, Canadian actor
  • Aug 28 Jacques Chagnon, Canadian politician
  • Aug 29 Karen Hesse, American children's writer
  • Aug 31 Bruce Soboroff, Chic Il, rocker (Buckinghams)
  • Aug 31 Rudolf Schenker, German rock guitarist (Scorpions-Virgin Killer)
  • Aug 31 Herbert Reul, German politician