Birthdays in History in August 1953

  • Aug 2 Anne Leuchars, British TV journalist
  • Aug 7 Anne Fadiman, American writer; daughter of Clifton Fadiman
  • Aug 10 Mark Doty, American poet and prose writer
  • Aug 14 Cliff Johnson, American computer game author
  • Aug 16 Kathie Lee Gifford, Paris Fla, hostess (Live with Regis & Kathie Lee)
  • Aug 17 Robert Brent Thirsk, BC Canada, astronaut (STS 78)
  • Aug 17 Judith Regan, American book publisher
  • Aug 18 Louie Gohmert, American politician
  • Aug 19 Johan F de Leeuw, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Aug 19 Mary Matalin, American political consultant
  • Aug 21 Ivan Stang, American writer
  • Aug 23 Klaus-Dietrich Flade, German FR, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-14)
  • Aug 29 James Quesada, Nicaraguan/American anthropologist
  • Aug 30 Ron George, American politician
  • Aug 31 Marcia Clark, [Kleks], LA DA (O.J. Simpson Case), born in Berkeley, California
  • Aug 31 György Károly, Hungarian author