Birthdays in History in 1952

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 220

  • Jan 3 Jim Ross, American wrestling announcer
  • Jan 7 Giuliano Ferrara, Italian politician, journalist and founding editor (Il Foglio)
  • Jan 9 Eveline L Herfkens, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Jan 9 Hugh Bayley, British politician
  • Jan 11 Michael Forshaw, Australian politician
  • Jan 12 Charles Faulkner, American motivational speaker and author
  • Jan 12 Walter Mosley, American author
  • Jan 14 Sydney Biddle Barrow, madam/autohr (Mayflower Madam)
  • Jan 14 Maureen Dowd, American writer
  • Jan 14 Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu, Prime Minister of Romania
  • Jan 16 Lloyd Blaine Hammond Jr, Savannah Ga, Major USAF/astr (STS 39, 64)
  • Jan 16 Roberta Baskin, NY, correspondent (48 Hours)
  • Jan 16 King Fuad II of Egypt (1952-53), last King of Egypt, born in Cairo
  • Jan 18 Michael Behe, American advocate of Intelligent Design
  • Jan 21 Marco Camenisch, Swiss environmental activist
  • Jan 21 Louis Menand, American writer and critic
  • Jan 24 William F Readdy, Quonset Point RI, astronaut (STS 42, 51, 79)
  • Jan 25 Timothy White, American journalist (d. 2002)
  • Jan 26 Mario Runco Jr, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 44, 54, 77), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jan 31 Rosanne Musgrave, headmistress (Blackheath HS)
  • Jan 31 Nadya Rusheva, Russian painter (d. 1969)
  • Feb 1 Roger Y. Tsien, Chemist (Nobel Prize 2008) born in New York City (d. 2016)
  • Feb 2 Park Geun-hye, 1st female President of South Korea (2013-), born in Jung-gu, Taegu
  • Feb 3 Jack Fields, (Rep-R-TX, 1981- )
  • Feb 4 Li Yinhe, Chinese sexologist
  • Feb 6 Ricardo Lavolpe, Argentine football coach
  • Feb 8 Nancy Lord, Libertarian VP candidate (1992)
  • Feb 10 Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore
  • Feb 12 Salvador Pineda, Mexico City, doctor
  • Feb 13 David Puilum Choi, Hong Kong, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Feb 14 Nancy Keenan, current NARAL president
  • Feb 19 Rudolfo Neri-Vida, Mexico, PHD/astronaut (STS 23)
  • Feb 19 Amy Tan, American novelist
  • Feb 20 Catherine Cummins, Clintwood Va, 1st of 5 siblings born on 2/20
  • Feb 22 James Philip Bagian, MDPE/astronaut (STS 29, STS 40), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 22 Bill Frist, American politician
  • Feb 25 James A Barcia, (Rep-D-Michigan)
  • Feb 25 Inger Segelström, Swedish politician
  • Feb 29 Bart Stupak, (Rep-D-Michigan)
  • Feb 29 Raul Gonzalez, Mexican 50K speed walker (world record)
  • Feb 29 Tim[othy] Powers, American sci-fi author (Last Call, Declare), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Mar 1 Steven Barnes, American writer
  • Mar 1 Leigh Matthews, Australian rules footballer
  • Mar 2 Mark Evanier, American writer
  • Mar 6 Lyn Perrin, executive administrator (WIC)
  • Mar 7 Vivian Richards, West Indian master blaster
  • Mar 8 Vladimir Vladimirovich Vasyutin, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-14)
  • Mar 8 George Felix Allen, American politician
  • Mar 10 Oupa J Gqozo, South African warden/army commandant (Ciskei)
  • Mar 10 Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe politician

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Mar 11 Douglas Adams, English author (Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy), born in Cambridge, England (d. 2001)

  • Mar 12 Eliézer Niyitegeka, Rwandan journalist, politician and genocidaire
  • Mar 14 J Fred Muggs, chimp (Today show)

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Mar 14 Martin Dempsey, American General, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (2011-), born in Jersey City, New Jersey

Army General Martin Dempsey
Army General
Martin Dempsey
  • Mar 15 Howard Koh, American state government official
  • Mar 16 Philippe Kahn, French-American entrepreneur
  • Mar 23 Kim Stanley Robinson, American author
  • Mar 25 Antanas Mockus, Colombian mathematician
  • Mar 26 David Amess, British politician (C), born in London
  • Apr 1 Abdel Basset Ali Al-Megrahi, Tripoli Libya, bomber (Pan Am 103), (d. 2012)
  • Apr 1 Bernard Stiegler, French philosopher
  • Apr 3 Mike Moore, American politician and attorney
  • Apr 13 Ron Dittemore, American space administrator
  • Apr 13 David Drew, British politician
  • Apr 17 Željko Ražnatović, Serbian warlord (d. 2000)
  • Apr 20 Tamara Sergeyevna Zakharova, Russian cosmonaut
  • Apr 20 Toine van Benthem, dentist/playwright/cabaret performer (Purper)
  • Apr 23 Tony Maselli, (fictional character on "Who's the Boss")
  • Apr 24 Jean Paul Gaultier, Arcueil France, French fashion designer
  • Apr 26 Popo Simon Molefe, secretary-general (South Africa UDF)
  • Apr 27 Larry Elder, American political commentator
  • Apr 29 David Icke, English writer
  • Apr 30 Tom Pesek, PC programmer (creator of HAL 9000 program)
  • May 6 Chiaki Naito-Mukai, Tatebayashi Japan, astronaut (STS 65, sk:95)
  • May 7 Amy Heckerling, dir (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Clueless), born in The Bronx, New York
  • May 8 Charles J Camarda, American PhD/astronaut, born in NYC, New York
  • May 11 Warren Littlefield, American television executive
  • May 13 John Kasich, US politician (Governor of Ohio (R), 2011-), born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania
  • May 13 Manfred Langer, Austrian/Dutch disco builder
  • May 14 Donald R McMonagle, Mjr USAF/astronaut (STS 39, 54, 66), born in Flint, Michigan
  • May 16 James Herndon, American media psychologist
  • May 17 Howard Hampton, Canadian politician
  • May 18 Diane E[lizabeth] Duane, US, sci-fi author (Door into Fire)
  • May 18 Martin R Hoke, (Rep-R-Ohio)
  • May 18 Jeana Yeager, American aviator
  • May 22 Jan Todd, woman power lifter, once lifted 248 kg in a squat
  • May 25 Al Sarrantonio, American writer
  • May 25 Gordon Smith, American politician
  • May 25 Jeffrey Bewkes, American media executive
  • May 29 Louise Cooper, UK, sci-fi author (Nemesis, Inferno, Infanta, Nocturne)
  • Jun 2 Gary Bettman, American National Hockey League commissioner
  • Jun 8 Lindka Cierach, fashion designer
  • Jun 8 Martin Taylor, CEO (Barclays Bank)
  • Jun 12 Seigfried Brietzke, German DR, coxless rower (Oly-gold-1972, 76, 80)
  • Jun 12 Spencer Abraham, Secretary of Energy under George W. Bush
  • Jun 13 Tony Bruno, American talkshow host
  • Jun 13 Jean-Marie Dedecker, Belgian politician and former judoka
  • Jun 14 Leon Wieseltier, American writer.
  • Jun 15 Lorna Young, salesperson
  • Jun 16 George Papandreou, junior, Greek politician
  • Jun 18 Barry Champagne, Louisiana, stunt coorindator (Licence to Kill)
  • Jun 19 Robert Ainsworth, British MP
  • Jun 20 Vikram Seth, Indian poet
  • Jun 21 Kôichi Mashimo, Japanese anime director
  • Jun 24 Stephen Pusey, British-born artist
  • Jun 27 Madan Kumar Bhandari, Nepalese politician (d. 1993)
  • Jun 29 Joe Johnson, English snooker player
  • Jun 30 Athanassios S. Fokas, Greek mathematician
  • Jul 2 Linda M Godwin, Cape Girardeau Mo, PhD/astronaut (STS 37, 59, 76)
  • Jul 4 Álvaro Uribe Vélez, Colombian politician
  • Jul 5 David Dreier, (Rep-R-California, 1981- )
  • Jul 5 Terence Tom Henricks, Bryan Oh, USAF/astronaut (STS 44, 55, 70, 78)
  • Jul 6 Hilary Mantel, English novelist (Wolf Hall), born in Glossop, Derbyshire
  • Jul 8 Anna Quindlen, American columnist
  • Jul 10 Peter van Heemst, Dutch politician
  • Jul 11 John Kettley, English weather forecaster
  • Jul 12 Voja Antonić, Serbian inventor and writer
  • Jul 14 Joel Silver, producer (Warriors, Xanadu, Die Hard), born in South Orange, New Jersey
  • Jul 14 Franklin Graham, American evangelist
  • Jul 15 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, (Rep-R-Florida)
  • Jul 15 Jill Long, (Rep-D-Indiana)
  • Jul 15 Judy McGrath, American television executive
  • Jul 16 Robert David Steele, American spy
  • Jul 17 Robert R[ick] McCammon, US, sci-fi author (Baal, Mystery Walk)
  • Jul 19 Howard Donald Saunders, Danbury Ct, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Jul 19 Robert A. Ficano, American politician
  • Jul 19 John Griesheimer, American politician
  • Jul 21 John Barrasso, [John Anthony Barrasso III], American politician, junior senator from Wyoming, born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 24 Vin Weber, (Rep-R-MN, 1981- )
  • Jul 26 Scott David Cook, CEO (Intuit-Quicken), born in Glendale, California
  • Jul 28 Monique Vajiralongkorn, Crown Prince/Heir Apparent to Thailand throne
  • Jul 28 Yoshitaka Amano, Japanese artist
  • Jul 31 Pritawi Sudarmo, Indonesia, astronaut
  • Jul 31 João Barreiros, Portuguese writer
  • Aug 1 Zoran Đinđić, Prime Minister of Serbia (d. 2003)
  • Aug 2 Paul David Crews, SC, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Aug 3 Aleksandr A Volkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • Aug 3 Frank Schaeffer, American author
  • Aug 4 Gábor Demszky, Hungarian politician
  • Aug 8 Jostein Gaarder, Norwegian author
  • Aug 9 Vicki Morgan, Colo Springs Colo, mistress (Beautiful Bad Girl)
  • Aug 9 Prateep Ungsongtham Hata, Thai politician
  • Aug 10 Nikolai Alekseyevich Pushenko, Russian lt-colonel/cosmonaut
  • Aug 10 Pepsi Nunes, marine biologist
  • Aug 13 Herb Ritts, American photographer (d. 2004)
  • Aug 14 Mark C Lee, Viroqua WI, Mjr USAF/astronaut (STS 30, 47, 64, 82, sk: 98)
  • Aug 17 Kathryn C Thornton, PhD/astronaut (STS 33, 49, 61, 73), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Aug 17 Thomas J Hennen, Albany GA, astronaut (STS 44)
  • Aug 17 Dr. Mario Theissen, German F1 team principal (BMW Sauber)
  • Aug 18 Elayne Boosler, comedienne (Broadway Baby, Party of One), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 18 Nicholas John, dramaturge
  • Aug 21 Jiří Paroubek, former Czech prime minister
  • Aug 24 Bob Corker, American politician (Senator from Tennessee), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Aug 26 Will Shortz, American crossword editor
  • Aug 28 Rita Dove, American poet
  • Aug 28 Wendelin Wiedeking, German businessman
  • Aug 28 Jacques Chagnon, Canadian politician
  • Aug 29 Karen Hesse, American children's writer
  • Aug 31 Herbert Reul, German politician
  • Sep 2 Earl Pomeroy, (Rep-D-North Dakota)
  • Sep 9 Angela Cartwright, England (Make Room for Daddy, Lost in Space)
  • Sep 9 Lee M Morin, Manchester NH, cmdr USN/astronaut
  • Sep 10 Gerry Conway, Marvel comics writer (Punisher)
  • Sep 10 Vic Toews, Canadian politician
  • Sep 19 Gunnar Hökmark, Swedish politician
  • Sep 21 Anneliese Michel, German exorcism victim (d. 1976)
  • Sep 22 Robert W Goodlatte, (Rep-R-Virginia)
  • Sep 24 Joseph P Kennedy II, (Rep-D-Massachusetts)
  • Sep 25 Gloria Jean Watkins, American scholar
  • Sep 27 Doemitri Dorin Prunariu, Romania, cosmonaut (Soyuz 40)
  • Sep 27 Didier Dubois, French mathematician
  • Sep 29 R A Hodges, archaeologist
  • Sep 29 Gabor Csupo, Hungarian-born animator
  • Sep 29 Max Sandlin, American politician
  • Oct 2 George Meegen, England, walked 19,019 miles from Argentina to Alaska
  • Oct 6 Ayten Mutlu, Turkish poet and writer
  • Oct 7 Martyn Harris, journalist

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Oct 7 Vladimir Putin, Russian politician (President and Prime Minister), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
  • Oct 8 Jan Marijnissen, Dutch politician
  • Oct 13 Michael "Rich"ard Clifford, Cal, Army/Astronaut (STS 53, 59, 76)
  • Oct 16 Christopher Cox, (Rep-R-California)
  • Oct 18 Bảo Ninh, Vietnamese novelist
  • Oct 20 Mikhail Georgiyevich Potapov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Oct 21 Allen Hoey, American poet and novelist
  • Oct 26 Andrew Motion, English poet (British Poet Laureate 1999-2009), born in London
  • Oct 29 Valeri I Tokarev, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • Nov 3 Felix R de Rooy, Curacaos poet/sculptor

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Nov 3 David Ho, Taiwanese-American pioneering HIV/AIDS researcher, born in Taichung, Taiwan

AIDS Researcher David Ho
AIDS Researcher
David Ho
  • Nov 5 Vandana Shiva, Indian physicist
  • Nov 6 Michael Cunningham, American writer
  • Nov 7 David Petraeus, Commanding General of Multinational Force Iraq
  • Nov 8 Christie Ann Hefner, daughter of Hugh Hefner, CEO (Playboy)
  • Nov 9 Sherrod Brown, American politician (Rep-D-Ohio 1993-2007, Senate 2007-), born in Mansfield, Ohio
  • Nov 12 Ronald Burkle, American entrepreneur
  • Nov 16 Robin McKinley, American writer
  • Nov 16 Piero Falchetta, Italian archivist, Biblioteca Marciana
  • Nov 16 Shigeru Miyamoto, Japanese video game designer
  • Nov 17 M Cyril Ramaphosa, sec-gen of South African Mine Workers' Union
  • Nov 18 Peter Beattie, Australian politician
  • Nov 20 John Van Boxmeer, National Hockey League player