Birthdays in History in May 1934

  • May 1 Alette Beaujon, Curacaos poet (Gedichten on the Bay & Elsewhere)
  • May 1 CuauhtĂ©moc Cárdenas, Mexican politician
  • May 6 Richard C Shelby, (Rep-D-AL (1979-86)/Sen-D-AL, 1987- )
  • May 7 Willard Scott, weatherman (Today)
  • May 8 Leonard Hoffmann, high court judge
  • May 8 Roger Kendrick, governor (Dartmoor Prison)
  • May 9 John Robertson, deputy chairman (Barclays de Zoete Wedd)
  • May 9 Roy Massey, Master of Choristers (Hereford Cathedral)
  • May 10 Cliff Wilson, snooker player
  • May 10 William Lithgow, Scottish industrialist/multi-millionaire
  • May 11 James M Jeffords, (Rep-R-VT, 1975- )
  • May 12 Elechi Amadi, Nigerian novelist (The Concubine), born in Aluu (d. 2016)
  • May 13 Adolf Muschg, Swiss writer (Gruppe Olten), born in Zollikon
  • May 15 David Robin Francis Guy Greville, 8th Duke of Warwick
  • May 16 Anthony Walker, British army officer (Commandant of the Royal College of Defense Studies)
  • May 16 Nicholas Goodison, CEO (TSB Group)
  • May 19 James Charles Lehrer, Wichita Ks, news anchor (McNeil-Lehrer Report)
  • May 19 Ruskin Bond, Indian author
  • May 21 Phillip King, British sculptor
  • May 21 Bengt I. Samuelsson, Swedish biochemist, Nobel laureate
  • May 23 Malcolm Gill, deputy head (Bank for Intl Settlements)
  • May 23 Robert A Moog, inventor (Moog Synthesizer)
  • May 24 Jane Byrne, (Mayor-D-Chic)
  • May 25 David J Burke, writer, born in Liverpool, England
  • May 25 Ron Nesson, press secretary (Gerald Ford)
  • May 26 Abdulah M "Dulah" Omar, South African attorney/UDF-leader
  • May 27 Harlan [Jay] Ellison, American sci-fi author (7 Hugos, Doomsman, Babylon 5)
  • May 28 Dionne Quintuplets, secluded quintuplets, born Annette, Alive Cecile, Alive Emelie, Dead 1954 Marie, Dead 1970 Yvonne, Alive, First known set of surviving quintuplets, these girls were treated as
  • May 30 Alexei A Leonov, Siberia USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II, Soyuz 19)