Birthdays in History in March 1940

  • Mar 1 Robert Grossman, American illustrator
  • Mar 2 Frederik van Zyl Slabbert, chairman (South African Prog Fed Party, 1979-86)
  • Mar 3 Germ├ín Castro Caycedo, Colombian writer and journalist
  • Mar 4 Volodymyr Morozov, Ukrainian flatwater canoer
  • Mar 5 Mary Rose Oakar, (Rep)
  • Mar 7 Harald Gerlach, writer
  • Mar 7 Rudi [Rudolf] Dutschke, German student leader (Glasnost Berlin)
  • Mar 7 Viktor Petrovich Savinykh, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-4, T-13, TM-5)
  • Mar 8 Leslie Isben Rogge, one of FBI's most wanted
  • Mar 10 David Rabe, Dubuque Iowa, playwright (Streamers)
  • Mar 15 Frank Dobson, British politician
  • Mar 15 Margo Coleman, American advice columnist
  • Mar 16 Bernardo Bertolucci, Parma Italy, director (Last Tango in Paris, The Last Emperor)
  • Mar 16 Chuck Woolery, Ky, TV game show host (Love Connection)
  • Mar 16 Jan P Pronk, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • Mar 16 Jan Schaefer, Dutch asst secretary of state (PvdA)
  • Mar 17 Mark White, American politician
  • Mar 20 Gianpiero Moretti, steering wheel designer (Momo), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2012)
  • Mar 22 William Ritchie, vice-chancellor (Lancaster U)
  • Mar 24 Bob Mackie, Monterey Parks California, designer (Streisand, Cher)
  • Mar 26 Bill Ind, Bishop-designate (Truro)
  • Mar 26 Nancy Pelosi, (Rep-D-California)
  • Mar 26 Servaes [J S] Huys, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Mar 31 Barney Frank, (Rep-D-MA, 1981- )
  • Mar 31 Patrick J Leahy, (Sen-D-VT, 1975- )