Birthdays in History in 1932

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 299

  • Jan 1 Arnfried G D P, Dutch manufacturer (breadcrumbs)/drugs dealer
  • Jan 2 Dabney Coleman, (That Girl, Mary Hartman, Buffalo Bill), born in Austin, Texas
  • Jan 3 Anatoli Petrovich Kuklin, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jan 4 Carlos Saura, Spanish director
  • Jan 5 Umberto Eco, Italian philosopher and author (Name of the Rose), born in Alessandria, Piedmont (d. 2016)
  • Jan 6 Stuart A. Rice, American chemist
  • Jan 7 Joe Berinson, Australian politician
  • Jan 12 Alain Teister, Dutch sculptor/writer
  • Jan 15 Louis Woodard Jones, New Rochelle NY, 4X400m relayer (Oly-gold-56)
  • Jan 16 Dian Fossey, American zoologist (Gorillas in the Mist), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jan 16 Jim Berry, cartoonist (Berry's World)
  • Jan 18 Robert Anton Wilson, US, sci-fi author (Trick Top Hat)
  • Jan 22 Berthold Grünfeld, Norwegian psychiatrist and former sexologist
  • Jan 23 Bud Shuster, (Rep-R-PA, 1973- )
  • Jan 26 Christopher Price, Director (Leeds Metropolitan U)
  • Jan 26 George H Clements, first Roman Catholic Priest to adopt a child.
  • Jan 27 Neville Trotter, British MP
  • Jan 28 David Thompson, CEO (Gestetner Holdings)
  • Jan 28 Thomas J Bliley Jr, (Rep-R-VA, 1981- )
  • Jan 28 David Hennessy, Lord Windlesham, British peer and TV executive, Leader of the House of Lords (1973-4) (d. 2010)
  • Jan 30 Kazuo Inamori, Japanese business executive (Kyocera Ceramics Co)
  • Jan 31 Pieter Brattinga, Dutch graphic artist
  • Feb 1 John Nott, British policitican(C), Secretary of State for Defence during Falkland War, born in Bideford, Devon
  • Feb 6 Francois Truffaut, director (Jules & Jim, Fahrenheit 451), born in Paris, France
  • Feb 6 Camilo Cienfuegos, Cuban revolutionary (d. 1959)
  • Feb 7 Alfred M Worden, Jackson Michigan, Colonel USAF/astronaut (Apollo 15)
  • Feb 7 Gay Talese, author (Honor Thy Father)
  • Feb 8 Jan H Christiaanse, president Dutch political party (CDA)
  • Feb 9 Gerhard Richter, German painter
  • Feb 10 Donald Hilton, Moderator (General Assembly of United Reformed Church)
  • Feb 11 Dennis Skinner, British politician (L), Chairman of the Labour Party (1988-89), born in Clay Cross, Derbyshire
  • Feb 12 Axel Jensen, Norwegian author (d. 2003)
  • Feb 14 Jack Hibbert, director (Central Statistical Office)
  • Feb 14 Jocelyn Stevens, CEO (English Heritage)
  • Feb 14 Michael Ball, Bishop (Truro)
  • Feb 14 Peter Ball, Bishop (Gloucester)
  • Feb 15 Adrian Swire, British aircraft magnate (Cathay Pacific)
  • Feb 16 Aharon Appelfeld, Israeli writer, born in Jadova Commune, Kingdom of Romania
  • Feb 16 Nand Baert, Belgian radio/TV-host
  • Feb 16 Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, President of Sierra Leone
  • Feb 18 Milos Forman, Czech/US director (Cuckoos Nest, Amadeus)
  • Feb 19 Joseph P Kerwin, Oak Park Ill, Capt Med Corps USN/astro (Skylab 2)
  • Feb 20 Adrian Cristobal, Filipino writer (d. 2007)
  • Feb 21 Harald V, King of Norway (1991- )
  • Feb 22 Edward M "Ted" Kennedy, Boston Massachusetts Politician (Sen-D-Mass 1962- 2009 )
  • Feb 24 Andrew Jacobs Jr, (Rep-D-IN, 1965-73, 75- )
  • Feb 24 Everard Goodman, English real estate developer (TOPS Estates)
  • Feb 25 Laurence New, Major-General
  • Feb 27 Dolf Zwerver, Dutch painter
  • Feb 27 Lord Young of Graffham, CEO (Cables & Wireless)
  • Feb 28 Brian Moore, British commentator (Big Match)
  • Feb 29 Jaguar, Brazilian cartoonist
  • Feb 29 Gene Golub, American mathematician (d. 2007)
  • Mar 2 Frank E. Petersen Jr, American soldier and 1st African American Marine aviator & General, born in Topeka Kansas (d. 2015)
  • Mar 4 Hessel Rienks, economist/Dutch 2nd chamber member (PvdA)
  • Mar 4 Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, American car designer (d. 2001)
  • Mar 4 Frank Wells, American entertainment businessman (d. 1994)
  • Mar 5 Walter Charles Marshall, scientist
  • Mar 9 Heere Heeresma, Dutch writer (Han de Wit goes in development aid)
  • Mar 11 Nigel Lawson, British government official (The Power Game)
  • Mar 12 Andrew Young, US ambassador to UN (1977-79)/(Mayor-D-Atlanta)
  • Mar 14 Naina Yeltsina, Russia's first First Lady
  • Mar 15 Alan Lavern Bean, Wheeler Texas, Capt USN/astronaut (Ap 12, Skylab 3)
  • Mar 15 David Alliance, Iran/British textile factory/multi-millionaire
  • Mar 16 Ronnie Walter Cunningham, Creston Iowa, Col USMC/astronaut (Apollo 7)
  • Mar 17 Donald N. Langenberg, American physicist

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Mar 18 F. W. de Klerk, South African President (1989-94) and winner of the 1993 Nobel Peace Price with Nelson Mandela, born in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province

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  • Mar 18 John Updike, Shillington Pa, poet/novelist (Rabbit Run)
  • Mar 22 Richard Thomas, admiral
  • Mar 24 Yuri Anatoyevich Ponomaryov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 18 backup)
  • Mar 26 Dick Nolan, football coach
  • Mar 28 Sven Oskar Lindqvist, Swedish writer (Myten om Wu Tao-tzu)
  • Mar 29 William Charette, Ludington, Michigan, United States Navy Hospital Corpsman and Medal of Honour recipient, (d. 2012)
  • Mar 30 A J Zuckerman, Dean (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine)
  • Mar 30 Ted Morgan, Swiss-born writer
  • Mar 31 John Jakes, writer (Sir Scoundrel, Great Women Reporters), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 31 Nagisa Oshima, director (Town of Love & Hope), born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 2013)
  • Apr 3 Janet Bately, Prof of English Language (King's College London)
  • Apr 3 Nourse, British lord justice
  • Apr 4 Andrei Tarkovski, Russian director (Solaris, Stalker)
  • Apr 4 Richard G Lugar, (Sen-R-IN, 1977- )
  • Apr 9 Jim Fowler, Albany Ga, naturalist (Wild Kingdom)
  • Apr 9 Paul Krassner, comic strip cartoonist (MAD Magazine)/founder (Yippies)
  • Apr 9 Peter Moores, director (Littlewoods)
  • Apr 9 Vladimir Aleksandrovich Degtyaryov, cosmonaut
  • Apr 9 Jim Fowler, American zoologist
  • Apr 10 Adrian Henri, poet/president (Liverpool Academy of Arts)
  • Apr 11 F Gregory Neubeck, USAF pilot
  • Apr 12 Jack Gelber, US, playwright (Connection, Apple)
  • Apr 12 Dennis Banks, American activist
  • Apr 12 Lakshman Kadirgamar, Sri Lankan politician (d. 2005)
  • Apr 13 Orlando Letelier, Chilean politician (d. 1976)
  • Apr 15 David Bolton, director (British Royal United Service for Defense)
  • Apr 15 Nikolai Stepanovich Porvatkin, Russian cosmonaut
  • Apr 17 Han J A Hansen [Jansen], Dutch journalist (King Comes!)
  • Apr 17 Ramsay Melhuish, diplomat
  • Apr 18 Dominic Milroy, OSB/headmaster (Ampleforth College England)
  • Apr 19 Andrea Mead Lawrence, Rutland Vt, alpine slalom skier (Oly-2 gold-52)
  • Apr 23 Halston, [R Halston Frowick], fashion designer (1972 Hall of Fame)
  • Apr 26 Michael Smith, English-born chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2000)
  • Apr 27 Gian-Carlo Rota, Italian-born mathematician and philosopher (d. 1999)
  • Apr 29 Yevgeni Alekseyevich Zaikin, Russian cosmonaut (Voshkod 2 backup)
  • May 2 Kees de Galan, Dutch economist
  • May 6 Viscount Coke, English large landowner/art collector
  • May 7 Pete Domenici, Republican senator from New Mexico
  • May 8 Julieta Campos, Cuban-Mexican writer (d. 2007)
  • May 9 David Plastow, CEO (Medical Research Council)
  • May 9 Gavin Lyall, author (Conduct of Major Maxim)
  • May 9 J Alex McMillan, (Rep-R-NC, 1985- )
  • May 10 Ian Leslie, 21st Earl of Rothes, Scottish nobleman
  • May 11 Henriette Santer, clinical Psychologist
  • May 11 Valentino [Garavani], Milan Italy, fashion designer
  • May 14 Robert Bechtle, American painter
  • May 17 Arthur Jones, principal (Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester)
  • May 17 Colin Hope, British industrialist (Turner and Newall), born in Birkenhead (d. 2015)
  • May 17 Rodric Braithwaite, British ambassador to USSR
  • May 18 John Clement, chairman (Unigate Group)
  • May 19 Paul Erdman, American economist and author (d. 2007)
  • May 21 Gabriele Wohmann, German writer, born in Darmstadt (d. 2015)
  • May 21 John Armitage, principal (College of St Hilda & St Bede Durham)
  • May 23 John Lyons, Master (Trinity Hall), born in Cambridge, England
  • May 24 Arnold Wesker, British playwright (Bratkartoffeln Inbegriffen), born in London (d. 2016)
  • May 24 Graham Arnold, British artist (Brotherhood of Ruralists)
  • May 24 James Anderton, Chief constable (Manchester England)
  • May 24 Terence Heiser, British senior civil servant
  • May 25 Georgi Mikhailovich Grechko, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 17, 26, T-14)
  • May 25 John Grogery Dunne, US writer (Up Close & Personal, True Confessions)
  • May 28 Lord Renton, MP (Conservative)
  • May 29 Paul R. Ehrlich, American biologist and author who founded the group Zero Population Growth
  • May 31 Elizabeth Southey, British CEO (National Fed of Women's Institutes)
  • May 31 George Vallings, British Vice Admiral
  • May 31 Ronald Hampel, British CEO (ICI)
  • May 31 Jay Miner, American microchip designer (d. 1994)
  • Jun 1 Philo [Rolf] Bregstein, Dutch writer (Dingen die niet Voorbijgaan)
  • Jun 2 Yaroslav Kirillovich Golovyanov, cosmonaut
  • Jun 4 Maurice Shadbolt, New Zealand writer
  • Jun 5 Christy Brown, novelist (My Left Foot, Down All the Days), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jun 6 David R Scott, Col USAF/astronaut (Gem 8, Apol 9, 15), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jun 8 Lady Littler, CEO (Gaming Board for Great Britain)
  • Jun 8 Raymond Illingworth, CEO )England committee, TCCB)
  • Jun 9 Douglas Smith, CEO (Acas)
  • Jun 10 J Bennett Johnston, (Sen-D-LA, 1972- )
  • Jun 11 Athol Fugard, Middleburg South Africa, anti-apartheid writer (Blood Knot)
  • Jun 11 Timothy Sainsbury, British minister of state
  • Jun 12 Rona Jaffe, novelist (Mazes & Monsters)
  • Jun 14 Joe Arpaio, sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona
  • Jun 15 Einar K Enevoldson, US, Nasa test pilot (X-24B)
  • Jun 15 Mario Cuomo, American (Gov-D-NY, 1983-95), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 16 Ralph Robins, CEO (Rolls-Royce)
  • Jun 17 John P Murtha, (Rep-D-PA, 1974- )
  • Jun 18 Dudley R. Herschbach, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Jun 18 Geoffrey Hill, English poet, born in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire (d. 2016)
  • Jun 19 Pier Angeli, Italy (Sodom & Gomorrah, Vintage, Battle of the Bulge)
  • Jun 20 Robert Rozjdestvenski, Russian poet (Requiem, Userjoz)
  • Jun 21 Bernard Ingham, press secretary (Margaret Thatcher)
  • Jun 24 David McTaggart, co-founder (Greenpeace)
  • Jun 25 Peter Blake, British artist
  • Jun 27 Joachim Wohlgemuth, writer
  • Jul 1 Ze'ev Schiff, Israeli journalist (d. 2007)
  • Jul 2 Dave Thomas, founder (Wendy's Restaurants)
  • Jul 5 Edgar Louis Vanderstegen Millington Drake, painter
  • Jul 5 Gyula Horn, Hungarian prime minister (1994-8), (d. 2013)
  • Jul 9 Donald Rumsfeld, politician (involved in Watergate)
  • Jul 9 John Paul Getty II, US/British oil magnate/billionaire (Getty Oil)
  • Jul 10 Jorgen Becker, German writer, born in Cologne
  • Jul 12 Harold William Woolhouse, plant scientist
  • Jul 13 Hubert Reeves, Canadian astrophysicist
  • Jul 16 [Dick] Richard L Thornburgh, Penn, US Attorney General (1988-93)
  • Jul 17 Hal Riney, American advertising executive (d. 2008)
  • Jul 20 Otto Schily, German politician
  • Jul 22 Oscar de la Renta, Dom Rep, designer (Coty Hall of Fame-1973)
  • Jul 22 William Wilkinson, businessman/conservationist
  • Jul 23 Alistair Graham, headmaster (Mill Hill School)
  • Jul 24 William D Ruckelshaus, headed Environmental Protection Agency
  • Jul 25 Paul Joseph Weitz, Erie Pennsylvania, astronaut (Skylab 2, STS 6)
  • Jul 27 Beverly B Byron, (Rep-D-MD, 1979- )
  • Jul 27 Curnick M Ndlovu, Jailed South Africian worker's union leader
  • Jul 27 Robert Cowan, CEO (Highlands & Islands Enterprises)
  • Jul 28 Natalie Babbitt, American children's writer (Tuck Everlasting), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • Jul 29 Nancy Landon Kassebaum, (Sen-R-Kansas, 1979- )
  • Jul 31 Robert W Davis, (Rep-R-MI, 1979- )
  • Jul 31 John Searle, American philosopher
  • Aug 1 Meir Kahane, American founder of the Jewish Defense League (d. 1990)
  • Aug 3 Mario Montes de Oca, Mexican poet
  • Aug 5 Sister Vince Otto, mental health activist
  • Aug 6 Howard Hodgkin, British painter
  • Aug 7 Maurice Rabb, Jr., American ophthalmologist
  • Aug 8 Luis García Meza Tejada, Bolivian dictator
  • Aug 9 John Gomery, Canadian jurist
  • Aug 11 Angela Rumbold, British politician (C), born in Bristol (d. 2010)
  • Aug 11 Fernando Arrabal, Spanish song/romance writer (Baal Babilonia)
  • Aug 11 Geoffrey Cass, CEO (Cambridge U Press)
  • Aug 11 Eric Varley, British politician and cabinet minister, born in Poolsbrook, Derbyshire (d. 2008)
  • Aug 11 Sam McCluskie, trade unionist
  • Aug 11 Israel Asper, Canadian tax lawyer (d. 2003)
  • Aug 11 John Gorrie, English director
  • Aug 12 Queen Ferekit, of Thailand (Queens Day)
  • Aug 12 Charlie O'Donnell, American game show announcer
  • Aug 14 Dom Philip Jebb, headmaster (Downside School Great Britain)
  • Aug 14 James V Hansen, (Rep-R-Utah, 1981- )