Birthdays in History in May 1936

  • May 4 El Cordob├ęs, Spanish matador
  • May 6 Bernard Lemaire, French Canadian businessman (Cascades)
  • May 8 Neville Purvis, British vice admiral (Chief of Fleet Support)
  • May 10 Anthony Mullens, British Lt-Gen (Deputy chief of defense)
  • May 10 Michael Stone, English broker/multi-millionaire (Man Group)
  • May 10 Trevor Clay, Gen-Sec (Royal College of Nursing)
  • May 10 Jayne Cortez, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, poet (I see Chano Pozo), (d. 2012)
  • May 11 Ulrich Berkes, German writer, born in Salle
  • May 12 Guillermo Endara, President of Panama
  • May 12 Frank Stella, American painter
  • May 13 Alan Rayfield, governor (Long Latin Prison)
  • May 15 Donald [Anthony] Moffitt, US, sci-fi author (Jupiter Theft)
  • May 15 Paul Zindel, playwright (Effects of Gamma Rays on Marigolds)
  • May 15 Wavy Gravy, American clown and activist
  • May 15 Ralph Steadman, British cartoonist
  • May 16 Philippe de Montebello, art exhibitionist (Treasures of Tut), born in Paris, France
  • May 16 Karl Lehmann, German Catholic cardinal
  • May 17 Lars Gustafsson, writer
  • May 21 Ama Samy, Burma, Jesuit priest/Zen teacher/disciple of Yamada Koun
  • May 21 Dipak Nandy, founder (Runnymead Trust)
  • May 21 Abdul Taib Mahmud, 4th Chief Minister of Sarawak (1981-2014) and 7th Governor of Sarawak (2014-), born in Miri, Kingdom of Sarawak
  • May 22 M. Scott Peck, American psychiatrist and writer (d. 2005)
  • May 23 Douglas John Gorman, businessman
  • May 27 Benjamin Bathurst, vice chief of British Defense Staff
  • May 27 Eric Anderson, headmaster (Eton)
  • May 27 Lord Holme, president British Liberal Party
  • May 27 Marcel Masse, Canadian politician
  • May 28 Claude Forget, French-Canadian politician