Birthdays in History in 1943

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 284

  • Jan 1 Raghunath Anant Mashelkar, Indian scientist
  • Jan 1 Tony Knowles, 9th Governor of Alaska
  • Jan 4 Doris Kearns Goodwin, American writer
  • Jan 6 Osvaldo Soriano, writer
  • Jan 6 Paul James Nunn, mountaineer
  • Jan 7 Nicholas Warner, test Pilot
  • Jan 7 Sadako Sasaki, Japanese child victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb (d. 1955)
  • Jan 9 Robert Drewe, Australian author
  • Jan 9 Elmer MacFadyen, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
  • Jan 14 Shannon Lucid, astronaut (STS 51G, 34, 43, 58, 76/79), born in Shanghai, China
  • Jan 17 Daniel Charles Brandenstein, Watertown Wi, ast (STS 8, 51-G, 32, 49)
  • Jan 17 René Préval, President of Haiti (1996-2001, 2006-2011), born in Port-au-Prince (d. 2017)
  • Jan 18 Kay Granger, American politician
  • Jan 19 Margriet Francisca, Dutch Princess
  • Jan 20 Roeland HG "Roel" van Duyn, Dutch Provo politician
  • Jan 22 H James "Jim" Saxton, (Rep-R-NJ, 1984- )
  • Jan 23 William E "Bill" Gibb, Scottish fashion designer
  • Jan 26 Sherian Grace Cadoria, brigadier general
  • Jan 27 A H Harper, CEO (Baltic Exchange)
  • Jan 29 Charles Fitzgerald-Lombard, Abbot of Downside
  • Feb 1 Josceline Dimbleby, cookery writer
  • Feb 4 Alberto João Jardim, Portuguese president of the regional government of Madeira
  • Feb 4 Ken Thompson, American computer scientist

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Feb 5 Nolan Bushnell, American electrical engineer (founded Atari, created Pong), born in Clearfield, Utah

Electrical Engineer and Businessman Nolan Bushnell
Electrical Engineer and Businessman
Nolan Bushnell
  • Feb 8 Pirzada Qasim, Pakistani poet and VC of Karachi University

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Feb 9 Joseph Stiglitz, American economist and Nobel laureate (asymmetric information), born in Gary, Indiana

Economist Joseph Stiglitz
Economist
Joseph Stiglitz
  • Feb 11 Iain Cameron, British brigadier
  • Feb 13 Friedrich Christian Delius, German writer, born in Rome
  • Feb 13 Leo Frankowski, American sci-fi author (High Tech Knight, Flying Warlord)
  • Feb 16 J D Moore, headmaster (St Dunstan's College)
  • Feb 16 James Beaton, British GC
  • Feb 18 Graeme Garden, Scottish writer
  • Feb 19 Homer Hickam, American author and retired NASA engineer
  • Feb 19 Tim Hunt, British biochemist, Nobel laureate
  • Feb 20 Aleksandr Pavlovich Alexandrov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-9, TM-3)
  • Feb 20 Lord McNally, British Minister of State for Justice
  • Feb 21 Roberto Faenza, director (Cop Killers, Corrupt)
  • Feb 22 David E Skaggs, (Rep-D-Colorado)
  • Feb 22 Horst Köhler, President of Germany
  • Feb 24 Hristo Prodanov, Bulgarian mountaineer
  • Feb 24 Terry Semel, American business executive

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Feb 25 Sally Jessy Raphael, American TV talk show host (Sally), born in Easton, Pennsylvania

TV Talk Show Host Sally Jessy Raphael
TV Talk Show Host
Sally Jessy Raphael
  • Feb 26 Bob van Reeth, Flemish architect
  • Feb 26 Dante Ferretti, Italian art director and costume designer
  • Feb 28 Hans Dijkstal, Dutch minister of the Interior (VVD, 1994-98)
  • Mar 1 Benjamin W Jipcho, Mt Elgon Kenya, 3K steeplechase (Oly-silver-1972)
  • Mar 1 Franz Hohler, Swiss writer, born in Biel
  • Mar 1 Gil Amelio, American venture capitalist
  • Mar 1 Richard H. Price, American physicist
  • Mar 1 Rashid Sunyaev, Russian physicist
  • Mar 2 Gordon Black, English industrialist

  • Mar 2 Rosa DeLauro, (Rep-D-Connecticut)
  • Mar 2 Peter Straub, American author

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Mar 9 Bobby Fischer, American world chess champion (1972-75), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)

Chess Champion Bobby Fischer
Chess Champion
Bobby Fischer
  • Mar 9 Charles Gibson, American television journalist
  • Mar 15 David Cronenberg, director (Shivers, Fly, Brood), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 16 Ursula Goodenough, Evolutionary Scholar, Cell Biologist
  • Mar 19 Mario J. Molina, Mexican chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Mar 19 Mario Monti, Italian politician
  • Mar 20 Gerard Malanga, American poet and photographer
  • Mar 20 Naima Neidre, Estonian graphic artist
  • Mar 23 Peter Graves, supt minister (Westminster Central Hall)
  • Mar 23 Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Finnish writer (d. 2001)
  • Mar 24 H Martin Lancaster, (Rep-D-NC)
  • Mar 26 Robert "Bob" Woodward, Geneva Illinois, Washington Post investigative reporter (Watergate, CIA crimes)
  • Mar 27 Milton Robert Carr, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1975-81, 83-95), born in Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Mar 27 Phil Frank, American cartoonist (d. 2007)
  • Mar 28 Mike Newell, director (Bad Blood, Awakening, Amazing Grace & Chuck)
  • Mar 28 Richard Eyre, British director (National Theatre)

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Mar 29 John Major, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1990-97), born in Carshalton, Surrey, England

British Prime Minister John Major
British Prime Minister
John Major
  • Apr 3 Doreen Tracey, English-born Mouseketeer
  • Apr 4 Ian Robertson, British museum director (National Army Museum)
  • Apr 6 Harry Conroy, trade unionist
  • Apr 8 Michael Bennett, aids victim/choreographer (Chorus Line)
  • Apr 8 Tony Banks, English politician (Labour)
  • Apr 8 William Garth Morrison, Chief scout
  • Apr 8 James Herbert, horror writer (The Rats), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Apr 11 E J Dommering, Dutch lawyer
  • Apr 11 John Montagu, 11th Earl of Sandwich, British entrepreneur, politician and nobleman
  • Apr 11 Elmer R Wilsoe, Island mayor (Curacao)
  • Apr 13 Billy Kidd, American skier
  • Apr 14 Clarice Elaine Gaylord, director of research grants (EPA)
  • Apr 14 Yvonne Vriens-Auerbach, Dutch politician (CDA)

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Apr 15 Robert Lefkowitz, American physician (Nobel Prize for Chemistry), born in NYC, New York

Physician-scientist Robert Lefkowitz
Physician-scientist
Robert Lefkowitz
  • Apr 16 Ewald Vanvugt, author (Kiss of Delight, Seed of Love)
  • Apr 20 Ian Watson, British sci-fi author (Book of Being, Whores of Babylon)
  • Apr 22 Louise Glück, American poet and 12th US Poet Laureate
  • Apr 23 Carmen von Thyssen, Baroness, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Apr 23 Herve Villechaize, French "Da Plane! Da Plane!" (Fantasy Island)
  • Apr 26 Peter Zumthor, Swiss architect
  • Apr 28 John Oliver Creighton, Orange Tx, Capt USN/astronaut (STS 51G, 36, 48)
  • Apr 30 Robert L Livingston, (Rep-R-Louisiana, 1977- )
  • Apr 30 Frederick Chiluba, former Zambian president (1991-2001)
  • May 3 John Costello, historian
  • May 4 Mikhail Chemiakin, Russian painter
  • May 6 Andreas Baader, leader of the German organization Red Army Faction (d. 1977)
  • May 7 Peter Horak, jetboat jumper
  • May 7 Peter Carey, Australian author (True History of the Kelly Gang), born in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
  • May 10 James Earl Chaney, US civil rights activist
  • May 10 Richard Darman, American economist
  • May 14 Alan B Mollohan, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- )
  • May 14 Elizabeth Ray, Marshall NC, congressman Wayne Hays' lover
  • May 14 Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland
  • May 16 Dan Coats, (Rep-R-IN, 1981- )
  • May 16 Jon Jost, director (All the Vermeers in NY)
  • May 20 Iain Vallance [Baron Vallance of Tummel], CEO (British Telecom)
  • May 20 Martin Honeysett, British cartoonist (Punch, Private Eye), born in Hereford (d. 2015)
  • May 22 Betty Williams, Northern Irish political activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • May 22 Gesine Schwan, German politician and science professor
  • May 23 Lars-Ake Nilsson, diplomat
  • May 23 Peter Kenilorea, PM Solomon Islands
  • May 25 Sally Jesse Raphael, TV talk show host (Sally) [or Feb 25]
  • May 25 Wynand C Malan, South African lawyer/NP/DP-politician
  • May 28 Ray Mitchell, governor (Albany Prison, England)
  • May 29 Bob Edgar, (Rep-D-PA, 1975-87)
  • May 29 E Thomas Coleman, (Rep-R-MO, 1976- )
  • May 29 Terry Pavey, editor (TV Times)
  • May 29 Robert W. Edgar, Theologian and Politician, (d. 2013)
  • May 31 Richard Timothy George Mansfield Parker, 9th Earl of Macclesfield
  • Jun 2 John Lilipaly, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
  • Jun 2 Maarten B Engwirda, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (D66)
  • Jun 3 Eddie McGrady, Northern Irish politician (SDLP) unseated Enoch Powell, Born in Downpatrick (d. 2013)
  • Jun 4 Joyce Meyer, American religious leader
  • Jun 5 Ann Craft, researcher/writer
  • Jun 5 Matthew Lesko, American author
  • Jun 6 Ken Hatfield, former N.C.A.A. Football Head Coach
  • Jun 7 Mel Levine, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
  • Jun 7 Nikki Giovanni, poet (LHJ Woman of the Year 1973)
  • Jun 8 J C A Barrett, Headmaster (Leys School-Cambridge)
  • Jun 8 Vicki Stangroome, campaigner
  • Jun 8 William Calley, American war criminal
  • Jun 9 Charles Saatchi, English magnate (Saatchi & Saatchi)
  • Jun 9 Joe Haldeman, American sci-fi author (The Forever War), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jun 10 Jeff Greenfield, American media commentator (Firing Line, Nightline), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 10 Simon Jenkins, editor (Times)

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Jun 11 Henry Hill Jr., mobster and FBI informant (inspired Goodfellas), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)

Mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill
Mobster and FBI informant
Henry Hill
  • Jun 14 F James Sensenbrenner, (Rep-R-Wisconsin)
  • Jun 14 W J [Billy] Tauzin, (Rep-D-LA, 1980- )
  • Jun 15 Xaveria Hollander [Vara de DeVries], Dutch author (The Happy Hooker), born in Soerabaja, Dutch East Indies

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Jun 17 Newt Gingrich, American politician (Rep-R-GA, 1979-99) and Speaker of the House (1995-97), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

US Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich
US Speaker of the House
Newt Gingrich
  • Jun 17 Burt Rutan, American aerospace engineer
  • Jun 22 Eumir Deodato, Brazilian artist, producer and arranger
  • Jun 23 Vinton (Vint) Cerf, American Internet pioneer, Turing Award laureate
  • Jun 25 Gerrit "Ger" Zijlstra, sculptor
  • Jun 25 Bill Moggridge [William], designer (1st laptop computer), born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • Jun 28 Ed Pastor, (Rep-D-Arizona)
  • Jun 28 Klaus von Klitzing, German physicist, Nobel laureate
  • Jul 3 Geraldo Rivera, [Gerry Rivers], American news personality (20/20, Geraldo), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 3 Norman Thagard, American scientist and astronaut (STS 7, 51-B, 30, 42, 71, Mir), born in Marianna, Florida
  • Jul 4 Milan Máčala, Czech football coach
  • Jul 8 Faye Wattleton, sociologist/pres (Planned Parenthood), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 9 John H Casper, USAF/astronaut (STS 36, 54, 62, 77), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Jul 15 Diligenti quintuplets, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jul 15 Jocelyn Burnell, astronomer
  • Jul 16 Stanley Gebler Davies, journalist/drinker
  • Jul 16 Reinaldo Arenas, Cuban poet (d. 1990)
  • Jul 19 Roy Dunbard Bridges Jr, Col USAF/astro (STS 51-F, 61-F), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jul 22 Yoran Ben Ami, Israel, producer/president (Triumph Pictures)
  • Jul 22 Kay Bailey Hutchison, U.S. Senator from Texas
  • Jul 23 Dr. Randall Forsberg, American nuclear freeze advocate (d. 2007)
  • Jul 24 Henk Vos, chemical analyst/Dutch politician (PvdA) 2nd Chamber
  • Jul 26 Peter Hyams, director (2010, Capricorn 1, Relic, Timecop)
  • Jul 29 David Taylor, English snooker player
  • Jul 30 Henri-François Gautrin, Quebec politician
  • Jul 31 Stephanie Forrester, frictional character (The Bold & the Beautiful)
  • Jul 31 William Bennett, US Secretary of Education (1985-88)/drug tsar
  • Aug 2 Jeltje van Nieuwenhoven, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • Aug 2 Rose Tremain, British novelist/playwright (Restoration), born in London, England
  • Aug 4 Michael J McCulley, Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS-34), born in San Diego, California
  • Aug 6 Jon Postel, American computer scientist (d. 1998)
  • Aug 7 Alain Corneau, director (Choice of Arms)
  • Aug 11 Abigail Folger, American heiress and Manson murder victim (d. 1969)
  • Aug 11 Pervaiz Musharaf, Delhi India, General and politician, 10th President of Pakistan (2001-2008)
  • Aug 13 Yuri Fedorovich Isaulov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Aug 14 Jon Andrew McBride, Charleston WV, Capt USN/astronaut (STS 41G)
  • Aug 14 Keith Hampson, British politician (C), arrested, not charged for sexual assault
  • Aug 15 Eni F H Faleomavaega, (Rep-D-American Samoa)
  • Aug 22 Alun Michael, British Labour and Co-operative politician, born in Bryngwran, Anglesey
  • Aug 22 Masatoshi Shima, Japanese computer scientist, born in Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
  • Aug 23 Dale Campbell-Savours, MP (Labour)
  • Aug 23 Peter Lilley, MP/sect of state for British social security
  • Aug 23 Nelson DeMille, American novelist
  • Aug 24 Pini Zahavi, Israeli football agent
  • Aug 27 Bob Kerrey, (Sen-D Nebraska)
  • Aug 28 Lou Pinella, Yankee manager (1969 AL rookie of the year)
  • Aug 28 Surayud Chulanont, Thai 24th Prime Minister (former)
  • Aug 29 Mohamed Amin, cameraman

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Aug 30 Robert Crumb, American cartoonist (Father Time, Fritz Cat), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cartoonist Robert Crumb
Cartoonist
Robert Crumb
  • Aug 31 Leonid Ivashov, Russian general
  • Sep 3 Michael D Barnes, (Rep-D-MD, 1979-86)
  • Sep 3 Mick Farren, UK, sci-fi author (Synaptic Manhunt, Citizen Phaid)
  • Sep 5 Dulce Saguisag, Filipino politician and former DSWD Secretary (d. 2007)
  • Sep 6 Richard J. Roberts, English biochemist and molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, born in Derby, England
  • Sep 7 Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada
  • Sep 8 Adelaide C. Eckardt, American politician
  • Sep 10 Neale Donald Walsch, American author
  • Sep 11 Raymond Villeneuve, Canadian terrorist
  • Sep 12 Michael Ondaatje, Sri Lankan-born writer
  • Sep 16 David Wilshire, British MP (C)
  • Sep 16 James Alan MacPherson, American writer, 1st black writer to win Pulitzer Prize, born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 2016)