Today in History for Year 1938 (Part 5)

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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 696

Jul 20th - Jo Ann Campbell, Jacksonville Fla, Lawrence Welk's champagne lady
Jul 20th - Lord McGowan
Jul 20th - Natalie Wood, [Natasha Gurdin], SF, (Gypsy, Rebel Without a Cause)
Jul 20th - Roger Hunt, English footballer
Jul 21st - Anton Emil Kuerti, composer
Jul 21st - Janet Reno, US attorney general (1993- )
Jul 21st - Les Aspin, (Rep-D-Wisc, 1971-93)/Minister of Defense (1993-94)
Jul 22nd - Terence Stamp, English actor (The Collector, Billy Budd), born in London, England
Jul 23rd - Ronny Cox, Cloudcroft Mass, actor (St Elsewhere)
Jul 23rd - Götz George, German actor
Jul 24th - Colin Southgate, CEO (Thorn EMI)
Jul 24th - John Sparling, NZ cricket all-rounder (11 Tests 1958-64)
Jul 24th - Mike Mainieri, rocker
Jul 24th - Eugene J. Martin, American painter, artist
Jul 26th - Keith Peters, physician
Jul 26th - Peter Hall, diplomat
Jul 26th - Bobby Hebb, Nashville Tn, country singer/songwriter (Sunny)
Jul 26th - Darlene Love, American singer
Jul 27th - Shirley Anne Field, England, actress (Alfie, War Lover) [or Jun 27]
Jul 27th - Isabelle Aubret, French singer
Jul 27th - Gary Gygax, American role-playing game creator (d. 2008)
Jul 28th - Alberto Fujimoro, president of Peru (1990- )
Jul 28th - George Cummings, rocker (Dr Hook & Medicine Show)
Jul 28th - Luis Aragonés, Spanish football manager
Jul 28th - Robert Hughes, Australian art critic and writer (Barcelona), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2012)
President of Peru Alberto FujimoriPresident of Peru Alberto Fujimori (Jul 28th) Jul 28th - Alberto Fujimori, President of Peru (1990-2000), born in Lima, Peru
Jul 29th - Peter Jennings, news anchor (ABC Evening News), born in Toronto, Ontario
Jul 29th - Jean Rochon, Quebec politician
Jul 30th - Vayachselav Ivanenko, USSR, 50K walker (Olympic-gold-1988)
Jul 30th - Hervé de Charette, French politician
Aug 2nd - Brunhilde Hendrix, German FR, relay runner (Olympic-silver-1960)
Aug 2nd - Pierre de Bané, French Canadian politician
Aug 3rd - George Memmoli, actor (Earl-Hello Larry), born in NYC, New York
Aug 3rd - Terry "5 Wigs" Wogan, British talk show host (Irish Days)
Aug 4th - Ellen Schrecker, American college professor
Aug 5th - Hayes Wendell Jones, Sturksville Mich, 110m hurdler (Oly-gold-1964)
Aug 6th - Carry Tefsen, Dutch actress (Say A)
Aug 6th - Paul Bartel, director/actor (Eating Raoul), born in Brooklyn, New York
Journalist and T.V. News Anchor Peter JenningsJournalist and T.V. News Anchor Peter Jennings (Jul 29th) Aug 6th - Peter Bonerz, Portsmouth NH, actor (Jerry-Bob Newhart Show, 9 to 5)
Aug 7th - Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist
Aug 7th - Helen Caldicott, Australian physician/anti-war activist, born in Melbourne, Victoria
Aug 8th - Connie Stevens, Bkln, singer/actress (Hawaiian Eye, Back to Beach)
Aug 8th - Jacques Hetu, composer
Aug 9th - Dick Anthony Williams, actor (Our Family Honor), born in Chicago, Illinois
Aug 9th - Rod Laver, Australia, tennis ace (1962, 1969 Grand Slam)
Aug 9th - Leonid Kuchma, Ukrainian politician
Aug 9th - Otto Rehhagel, German football manager
Aug 11th - Charles Hugh Shirley, publisher
Aug 11th - Allegra Kent, ballerina, born in Santa Monica, California
Aug 11th - Rainer Boesch, composer
Aug 11th - Branko Stanovnik, Slovenian chemist
Tennis Player Rod LaverTennis Player Rod Laver (Aug 9th) Aug 12th - Anthony Joliffe, mayor of London
Aug 12th - Jean-Paul L'Allier, Canadian Mayor of Quebec
Aug 13th - Dave "Baby" Cortez, American pop keyboardist
Aug 14th - Betsy Cullen, LPGA golfer
Aug 14th - Niara Sudarkasa, [Gloria M Clark], educator/pres (Lincoln College)
Aug 14th - Stuart McKinnon, high court judge
Aug 15th - Maxine Waters, (Rep-D-California)
Aug 15th - Stephen Breyer, Supreme Court justice
Aug 15th - Janusz A. Zajdel, Polish writer
Aug 16th - Oleg Grigoryevich Kononenko, Russia, cosmonaut
Aug 17th - Abu Bakar Bashir, Indonesian Muslim cleric
Aug 17th - Theodoros Pangalos, Greek politician
Aug 18th - Joe Frank, American radio personality
Aug 19th - Diana Muldaur, actress (McCloud, Star Trek Next Gen, LA Law), born in NYC, New York
Aug 19th - Valentin Mankin, USSR, finn class yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1968)
Aug 20th - Jean-Loup Jaques Marie Chretien, France, cosmonaut (T-6, TM-7, STS 86)
Aug 20th - Alain Vivien, French politician
Country Singer Kenny RogersCountry Singer Kenny Rogers (Aug 21st) Aug 21st - Kenny Rogers, singer (Through the Years), born in Houston, Texas
Aug 22nd - Dale Hawkins, music writer (Suzy Q)
Aug 22nd - Paul Maguire, American football commentator
Aug 23rd - Roger Greenaway, composer
Aug 23rd - Ronny Cox, actor/singer (Robocop, Dr John Gideon-St Elsewhere)
Aug 24th - David Freiberg, rock bassist (Quicksilver Messenger), born in Boston, Massachusetts
Aug 24th - Mason Williams, Abilene Tx, writer (Smother Brothers Hour)
Aug 24th - Halldór Blöndal, Icelandic politician
Aug 25th - David Canary, actor (Bonanza, One Life to Live), born in Elwood, Indiana (d. 2015)
Aug 25th - Frederick Forsyth, author (Day of the Jackal, Deceiver, Odessa File)
Aug 26th - Francine York, Aurora Minn, actress (Slattery's People)
Aug 26th - Jet Black, English drummer, one of the founding members of The Stranglers
21st Prime Minister of Canada Paul Martin21st Prime Minister of Canada Paul Martin (Aug 28th) Aug 28th - Paul Martin, Windsor Ontario, 21st Prime Minister of Canada (2003-2006)
Aug 28th - Maurizio Costanzo, Italian television journalist
Aug 29th - Elliott Gould, actor (M*A*S*H, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice), born in Queens, New York
Aug 29th - Robert Rubin, United States Secretary of the Treasury
Aug 30th - Steve Delaney, Dobbs Ferry NY, newscaster (Monitor)
Aug 31st - Martin Bell, British journalist
Sep 1st - Alan Dershowitz, attorney (Claus Von Bulow, OJ Simpson), born in NYC, New York
Sep 1st - Art Agnos, US, politician(?)
Sep 2nd - Glyn Worsnip, broadcaster
Sep 3rd - Caryl Churchill, English playwright
Sep 3rd - Ryoji Noyori, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
Sep 4th - Leonard Frey, American actor (Best of West, Mr Smith), born in Brooklyn, New York
Sep 6th - Alan Charles Downes, cameraman
Sep 6th - Joan Tower, New Rochelle NY, composer (Breakfast Rhythms)
Sep 8th - Sam Nunn, American politician (Sen-D-Georgia, 1972 - 1997)
Sep 8th - Kenichi Horie, Japanese adventurer
Sep 9th - Richard Sharpe, English rugby player
Sep 11th - Charles Patrick, rocker (Monotones)
Sep 12th - Tatiana Troyanos, mezzo-soprano (Octavian-Der Rosenleavalier), born in NYC, New York
Sep 13th - Judith Martin, author/journalist/columnist (Miss Manners)

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Famous Deaths

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