Birthdays in History in December 1930

  • Dec 1 Joachim Hoffmann, German historian (d. 2002)
  • Dec 2 Gary Becker, American economist, recipient of the Bank of Sweden Prize, (d. 2014)
  • Dec 3 Jean-Luc Godard, French director (Alphaville, Hail Mary, Breathless)
  • Dec 8 John Morressy, US, sci-fi author (Starbrat, Greymantle, Kingsbane)
  • Dec 8 Julian Critchley, British politician (d. 2000)
  • Dec 10 Clayton K Yeutter, Nebraska, US trade rep/Republican National chairman
  • Dec 12 Bill Beutel, American journalist (d. 2006)
  • Dec 15 Edna O'Brien, Irish novelist and short story writer (Girl with Green Eyes, Casualties of Peace)
  • Dec 16 Bill Young, Harmarville, PA, politician (Congress, 1993-2013), (d. 2013)

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Dec 17 Bob Guccione, [Robert C J Edwa], US publisher (Penthouse, Omni), (d. 2010)

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  • Dec 21 Willem R "Wim" van der Zee, secretary of Council of Churches
  • Dec 22 Peter Hall, Suffolk England, director (Royal Shakespeare Company)
  • Dec 22 Larry Stevenson [Richard], skateboard innovator (kicktail), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2012)
  • Dec 25 Salah Jaheen, Egyptian poet and cartoonist (d. 1986)
  • Dec 27 Meg Greenfield, US politician(?)
  • Dec 27 Wilfrid Sheed, England, writer (Boys of Winter, Hack)
  • Dec 30 Jerome Theisen, benedictine