Birthdays in History in December 1934

  • Dec 1 Hilly Axwijk, Suriname social worker
  • Dec 3 Viktor Vassilyevich Gorbatko, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 24, 37/36)
  • Dec 5 Joan Didion, US author and journalist (The year of Magical Thinking), born in Sacramento, California
  • Dec 10 Howard Martin Temin, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (d. 1994)
  • Dec 12 Miguel de la Madrid, President of Mexico (1982-1988), born in Colima, Mexico (d. 2012)
  • Dec 14 Petrus van Doorne, Dutch industrialist
  • Dec 18 Boris Valentinovich Volynov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 5, 21)
  • Dec 19 Rudi Carrell, [Rudolf W Kesselman], Dutch showmaster
  • Dec 19 Casper R. Taylor, Jr., American politician
  • Dec 24 Stjepan Mesić, president of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Secretary General of Non-Aligned Movement and president of Croatia.
  • Dec 25 Bob Martinez, (Gov-Fl)
  • Dec 28 John Akers, business executive
  • Dec 30 Barry Briggs, NZ auto maker (World Champion 1957, 58, 64, 66)
  • Dec 30 John Norris Bahcall, American physicist (d. 2005)
  • Dec 30 Joseph P. Hoar, former US Central Command commander
  • Dec 31 Akram Awan, Islamic scholar