Famous Birthdays on April 13

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  • 1229 Louis II, Duke of Bavaria, ruler of upper Baveria, born in Heidelberg, Germany (d. 1294)
  • 1506 Peter Faber, French Jesuit theologian (co-founder of Society of Jesus), born in Villaret, Duchy of Savoy Holy Roman Empire (d. 1546)

Catherine de' MediciCatherine de' Medici (1519-1589)

Italian born Queen consort to Henry II of France and later regent to her sons, born in Florence

  • 1545 Elisabeth of Valois, daughter of King Henry II of France and 3rd wife of Philip II of Spain, born in Fontainbleau, France (d. 1568)

Guy FawkesGuy Fawkes (1570-1606)

English Catholic conspirator who was convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot" to blow up the British Parliament, born in York, England

  • 1573 Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, Queen consort of Sweden as the wife of King Charles IX, born in Kiel, Germany (d. 1625)
  • 1584 Albert VI, Duke of Bavaria, born in Munich (d. 1666)
  • 1593 Thomas Wentworth, 1st earl of Strafford and Viceroy of Ireland, born in London, England (d. 1641)
  • 1618 Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy, French writer, born in Epiry, France (d. 1693)
  • 1626 Aert Jansse van Nes, Dutch naval commander, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1693)
  • 1648 Jeanne Guyon, French mystic, born in Montargis, Orléanais (d. 1717)
  • 1713 Pierre Jélyotte, French composer, born in Lasseube, France (d. 1797)
  • 1729 Thomas Percy, English literary and bishop of Dromore, born in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England (d. 1811)

Frederick NorthFrederick North (1732-1792)

Lord North, Prime Minister of Great Britain (Tory: 1770-82), "who lost America", born in London

  • 1735 Isaac Low, American delegate to the Continental Congress, born in Piscataway, Province of New Jersey, British America (d. 1791)

Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

3rd President of the United States (1801-09), born in Albemarle County, Virginia

  • 1747 Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, born in Château de Saint Cloud, Saint-Cloud, France (d. 1793)
  • 1749 Frederik Sigismund van Bylandt, Dutch count and vice-admiral, born in Wageningen, Netherlands (d. 1828)
  • 1756 Louis Henri, Prince of Condé, born in Hôtel de Condé, Paris (d. 1830)
  • 1762 Charles Frederick Horn, English musician and composer, born in Nordhausen, Germany (d. 1830)
  • 1762 Johanna Cornelia Wattier-Ziesenis, Dutch actress (Phaedra, Lady Macbeth), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1827)
  • 1764 Laurent, 1st Marquis of Gouvion Saint-Cyr, French marshal, born in Toul, Three Bishoprics, France (d. 1830)
  • 1769 Thomas Lawrence, English portrait painter, born in Bristol, England (d. 1830)
  • 1771 Frans Adam van der Duyn van Maasdam, Dutch governor (South Holland), born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 1848)
  • 1771 Richard Trevithick, English inventor (steam locomotive), born in Tregajorran, England (d. 1833)
  • 1780 Alexander Mitchell, Irish engineer (inventor of the screw-pile lighthouse), born in Dublin (d. 1868)
  • 1784 Cornelis Smit, Dutch ship builder, born in Alblasserdam, Netherlands (d. 1858)
  • 1784 Friedrich Graf von Wrangel, Prussian field marshal, born in Stettin, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1877)
  • 1787 John Robertson, American politician, born in Petersburg, Virginia (d. 1873)
  • 1791 Félix de Mérode, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War and Finance, born in Maastricht, Belgium (d. 1857)
  • 1799 Joseph Rastrelli, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1842)
  • 1799 Ludwig Rellstab, German music theorist, born in Berlin (d. 1860)
  • 1802 Leopold Fitzinger, Austrian zoologist, born in Vienna (d. 1884)
  • 1808 Antonio Meucci, Italian inventor (invented a telephone-like device), born in Florence, Italy (d. 1889)
  • 1808 Henry Haywood Bell, U.S. Rear Admiral (Union Navy), born in Orange County, North Carolina (d. 1868)
  • 1816 William Sterndale Bennett, English composer, born in Sheffield, Yorkshire (d. 1875)
  • 1817 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian and archivist (Brussels), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1898)
  • 1822 Leroy Augustus Stafford, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Cheneyville Rapides Parish, Louisiana (d. 1864)
  • 1822 William Stephen Walker, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1899)
  • 1825 Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Irish-Canadian journalist and Father of Confederation, born in Carlingford, County Louth, Ireland (d. 1868)
  • 1828 J. B. Lightfoot, English theologist and bishop of Durham, born in Liverpool, Lancashire (d. 1889)
  • 1828 Josephine Butler, English feminist and social reformer (campaigned against human trafficking), born in Milfield, England (d. 1906)
  • 1828 Josephine Butler, English social reformer (campaigned against the slave trade and Contagious Diseases Acts), born in Northumberland, England (d. 1906)
  • 1830 Eduard Lassen, Belgian-Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1904)
  • 1832 James Wimshurst, British designer and inventor (electrostatic generator), born in Poplar, England (d. 1898)
  • 1832 Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), born in Ambato, Ecuador (d. 1889)
  • 1841 Louis-Ernest Barrias, French sculptor, born in Paris (d. 1905)
  • 1847 Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, Dutch jurist and Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1888-93), born in Wadenoijen, Netherlands (d. 1908)
  • 1849 Enrique José Varona, Cuban author, born in Puerto Principe, Cuba (d. 1933)
  • 1850 Arthur Matthew Weld Downing, British mathematician and astronomer, born in County Carlow, Ireland (d. 1917)
  • 1851 Robert Abbe, American surgeon and radiologist, born in NYC, New York (d. 1928)
  • 1852 Frank W. Woolworth, American businessman, founder of F. W. Woolworth Co, born in Rodman, New York (d. 1919)
  • 1854 Richard T. Ely, American economist and author (Hard Times), born in Ripley, New York (d. 1943)
  • 1860 James Ensor, Flemish painter and etcher (De lampenjongen), born in Ostend, Belgium (d. 1949)
  • 1865 Heinrich Reinhardt, Austrian composer, born in Pressburg (d. 1922)

Butch CassidyButch Cassidy (1866-1908)

American desperado (Wild Bunch Passage), born in Beaver, Utah

  • 1867 Sammy Woods, Australian cricket all-rounder (3 Tests Australia, 3 England, 1 x 50, 10 wickets; Somerset CCC) and rugby union flanker (13 caps England, 5 as captain), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1931)
  • 1868 John Blackwood McEwen, Scottish classical composer, born in Hawick, Scotland (d. 1948)
  • 1872 Alexander Roda Roda, Austrian writer, born in Drnowitz, Moravia (d. 1945)
  • 1873 John W. Davis, American politician and United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom, born in Clarksburg, West Virginia (d. 1955)
  • 1873 Theodore F. Morse, American composer, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1924)
  • 1875 Ray Lyman Wilbur, American politician and 3rd President of Stanford University, born in Boonesboro, Iowa (d. 1949)
  • 1880 Charles Christie, Canadian film studio owner, born in London, Ontario, Canada (d. 1955)
  • 1883 Demjan Bednyi, Russian writer and satirist, born in Hubivka, Ukraine (d. 1945)
  • 1885 Georg Lukács, Hungarian philosopher and literary critic, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1971)
  • 1885 Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy, Dutch lawyer and Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1940-45), born in Goënga, Netherlands (d. 1961)
  • 1885 Vean Gregg, American baseball player, born in Chehalis, Washington (d. 1964)
  • 1886 Ethel Leginska [Liggins], British pianist, conductor, composer, and music educator, born in Hull, Yorkshire, England (d. 1970)
  • 1887 Gordon S. Fahrni, Canadian physician and President of the Canadian Medical Association, born in Gladstone, Manitoba (d. 1995)
  • 1889 Herbert Yardley, American cryptologist, born in Worthington, Indiana (d. 1958)
  • 1890 Frank Murphy, American politician and 56th United States Attorney General, born in Harbor Beach, Michigan (d. 1949)
  • 1891 Maurice Buckley, Australian soldier and winner of the Victoria Cross, born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 1921)
  • 1891 Nellallitea "Nella" Larsen [Nellie Walker], African-American Harlem Renaissance novelist (Quicksand, Passing), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1964)
  • 1892 Arthur Harris, British RAF Commanding Chief known as "Bomber/Butcher Harris" for commanding the bombing campaign against Nazi Germany, born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (d. 1984)

Robert Watson-WattRobert Watson-Watt (1892-1973)

Scottish physicist and developer of the radar and radio direction finding in WWII, born in Brechin, Scotland

  • 1894 Ludvig Irgens-Jensen, Norwegian composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1969)
  • 1895 Arthur Fadden, 13th Prime Minister of Australia, born in Ingham, Queensland, Australia (d. 1973)
  • 1895 Olga Rudge, American concert violinist, born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • 1897 Werner Voss, German World War I flying ace, born in Krefeld, Germany (d. 1917)
  • 1899 Alexander Alexandrovich Davidenko, Soviet composer, born in Odessa (d. 1934)
  • 1899 Alfred Mosher Butts, American architect and game inventor (Scrabble), born in Poughkeepsie, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1899 Alfred Schütz, Austrian-American architect and philosopher, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1959)
  • 1900 Pierre Molinier, French painter and photographer, born in Agen, France (d. 1976)
  • 1901 Jacques Lacan, French psychoanalyst and semanticist, born in Paris (d. 1981)
  • 1901 René Pleven, Prime Minister of France (1950-52), born in Rennes, France (d. 1993)
  • 1902 Del Porter, American jazz singer (Foursome - "Walkin' My Baby Back Home"; Spike Jones and His City Slickers - "Der Fuehrer's Face"), born in Newberg, Oregon (d. 1977)
  • 1902 Godfrey Kenton, English actor (The Tempest; Well's Theater), born in London (d. 1998)
  • 1902 Philippe de Rothschild, French race-car driver and manager (Bordeaux Vineyard), born in Paris, France (d. 1988)
  • 1903 Rex Evans, British actor (Frankenstein Meets The Wolfman; Zara; Matchmaker), born in Southport, Sefton, England (d. 1969)
  • 1904 Georges Yves Marie Congar, Dominican theologian cardinal, born in Sedan, Ardennes, France (d. 1995)
  • 1906 Lawrence "Bud" Freeman, American jazz tenor saxophonist, bandleader, and composer ("The Eel"; "Zen Is When"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett (1906-1989)

Irish novelist and playwright (Waiting for Godot, Nobel 1969), born in Foxrock, Ireland

  • 1907 Harold Stassen, American politician (25th Governor of Minnesota) and perennial presidential candidate, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2001)
  • 1907 Roderich Menzel, Czech tennis player (French Open singles 1938 runner-up; US Open mixed doubles 1935 runner-up), born in Reichenberg, Czech Republic (d. 1987)
  • 1909 Eudora Welty, American novelist (Optimist's Daughter-Pulitzer 1973), born in Jackson, Mississippi (d. 2001)
  • 1909 Jan Veldkamp, Dutch geophysicist and director (KNMI) (d. 1994)
  • 1909 Mervyn Hugh Cowie, wildlife conservationist, born in Nairobi (d. 1996)

Stanislaw UlamStanislaw Ulam (1909-1984)

Polish-American mathematician and nuclear physicist (Manhattan Project, H-bomb), born in Lemberg, Austria-Hungary

  • 1911 Ico Hitrec, Croatian footballer, born in Zagreb, Austria-Hungary (d. 1946)
  • 1911 Jean-Louis Lévesque, Canadian entrepreneur and philanthropist, born in Nouvelle, Quebec, Canada (d. 1994)
  • 1911 Nino Sanzogno, Italian conductor (La Fenice) and composer, born in Venice (d. 1983)
  • 1912 Roy Winsor, American producer (Search for Tomorrow, Love of Life), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • 1913 Bernard Chacksfield, British Air Vice-Marshal, born in Ilford, Essex (d. 1999)
  • 1913 Dave Albritton, American high jumper (Olympic silver 1936), born in Danville, Alabama (d. 1994)
  • 1915 Bert Peleman, Flemish writer, born in Puurs, Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1995)
  • 1915 Bob Devaney, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (National C'ship, University of Nebraska 1970, 71; University of Wyoming; career record 136–30–7), born in Saginaw, Michigan (d. 1997)
  • 1915 Rederic Coote, British Anglican Bishop (Colchester) (d. 2000)
  • 1915 Stephan Hermlin, German writer, born in Chemnitz, Germany (d. 1997)
  • 1915 Tom Greenshields, English sculptor, born in Devon, England (d. 1994)
  • 1916 Phyllis Fraser [Helen Brown Nichols], American actress, journalist, and co-founder of Beginner Books, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2006)
  • 1918 A. L. [Audrey] Barker, English writer, born in St Pauls Cray, Kent, England (d. 2002)
  • 1919 Madalyn Murray O'Hair, American atheist who opposed prayer in school and was murdered in 1995, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1995)
  • 1919 Phil Tonken, American radio and television announcer, born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2000)
  • 1919 Roland Gaucher, French journalist, born in Paris (d. 2007)
  • 1919 [Harold] Howard Keel, American actor, singer, (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers; Kiss Me Kate), and president of the Screen Actors Guild, born in Gillespie, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • 1920 Claude Cheysson, French politician (Minister of Foreign Affairs), born in Paris (d. 2012)
  • 1920 John LaPorta, American jazz clarinetist and composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • 1920 Ken Nordine, American voice-over and recording artist (World Jazz), born in Cherokee, Iowa (d. 2019)
  • 1920 Liam Cosgrave, Irish politician (Fine Gael Party), born in Castleknock, Dublin (d. 2017)
  • 1920 Roberto Calvi, Italian banker and director (Banco Ambrosiano), born in Milan, Italy (d. 1982)
  • 1921 Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, Dutch-Swiss industrialist, born in Scheveningen, Netherlands (d. 2002)
  • 1921 Maxwell Henley Harris, Australian poet and publisher (Gift of Blood), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 1995)
  • 1922 Jean Topart, French voice and film actor regarded as "one of the inimitable voices of French cinema" (Fantastic Planet), born in Paris, France (d. 2012)
  • 1922 John Braine, English novelist (Life at the Top), born in Bradford, Yorkshire (d. 1986)
  • 1922 Julius Nyerere, Tanzanian politician and 1st President of Tanzania (1964-1985), born in Butiama, Tanganyika (d. 1999)
  • 1923 Don Adams, American actor and comedian (Get Smart), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1923 Mari Blanchard, American actress and femme fatale (Kathy-Klondike), born in Long Beach, California (d. 1970)
  • 1924 Jack Chick, American religious cartoonist (Chick tracts), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1924 Stanley Donen, American film director and producer (Singin' in the Rain, Bedazzled, Damn Yankees), born in Columbia, South Carolina (d. 2019)
  • 1925 Frank Chamberlain, English cricketer and CEO (Test & County Cricket Board), born in Elton, Huntingdonshire (d. 2004)
  • 1925 Hilda Dianda, Argentine composer, born in Córdoba, Argentina
  • 1925 Neville Robinson, English physicist, born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England (d. 1996)
  • 1926 John Spencer-Churchill, 11th duke of Marlborough, English large landowner, born in Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England (d. 2014)
  • 1927 Bill Wedderburn, Baron Wedderburn of Charlton, British politician, born in London (d. 2012)
  • 1927 George Washington, American boxing trainer (Riddick Bowe and Mark Breland), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2006)
  • 1927 Joyce Plesters, British conservation scientist, born in Studley, Warwickshire (d. 1996)
  • 1927 Maurice Ronet, French film actor, director, and writer (Frantic, Sphinx, Circle of Love), born in Nice, France (d. 1983)
  • 1928 Alan Clark, English politician (Minister for Defence Procurement), born in Paddington, London (d. 1999)
  • 1929 Marilynn Smith, American golfer (Titleholders Championship 1963-64), born in Topeka, Kansas (d. 2019)
  • 1930 Jeremiah Harman, British Judge "the kicking Judge", born in Kensington, London
  • 1931 Beverley Cross, English playwright, born in London
  • 1931 Daniel "Dan" Gurney, American race-car driver, coach and team owner (All American Racers), born in Port Jefferson, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1931 Jon Stone, American director and co-creator of Sesame Street, born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1997)
  • 1932 Barney Simon, South African theatre director and writer, born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 1995)
  • 1932 Karl Kroeger, American composer, born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1932 Orlando Letelier, Chilean economist and politician, born in Temuco, Chile (d. 1976)
  • 1933 Ben Nighthorse Campbell, Cheyenne-American politician (Sen-D Colorado), born in Auburn, California
  • 1933 Shani Wallis, Irish-American singer and actress (Oliver), born in Tottenham, Middlesex, England
  • 1934 Horace Kay, American soul singer (Tams - "Hey Girl Don't Bother Me"; "What Kind of Fool (Do You Think I Am)"), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1995)
  • 1934 John Muckler, Canadian ice hockey coach (Stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers 1990; Buffalo Sabres, NY Rangers) and executive (GM Ottawa Senators), born in Midland, Ontario (d. 2021)
  • 1934 Siegfried Matthus, German composer, born in Zadorozhye, Ozyorsky District, Kaliningrad Oblast
  • 1935 Kenneth Hayr, Air Marshal, born in Whangarei, New Zealand (d. 2001)
  • 1935 Lyle Waggoner, American actor (The Carol Burnett Show; Wonder Woman), born in Kansas City, Kansas (d. 2020)
  • 1936 Henryk Majewski, Polish big band jazz trumpeter (Old Timers), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2005)
  • 1937 Edward Fox, English actor (The Day of the Jackal, Gandhi), born in Chelsea, London
  • 1937 John Contiguglia, American concert pianist (as duo with his identical twin, Robert), born in Auburn, New York
  • 1937 Lanford Wilson, American playwright (Hot L Baltimore), born in Lebanon, Missouri
  • 1937 Richard Contiguglia, American concert pianist (as duo with his identical twin, John), born in Auburn, New York
  • 1938 Frederic Rzewski, American concert pianist and composer (Spacecraft), born in Westfield, Massachusetts (d. 2021)
  • 1938 John Weston, British diplomat, representative for NATO (1992-95) and UN (1995-98)
  • 1939 Barbara-Rose Collins, American politician (Rep-D-Michigan), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1939 Paul Sorvino, American stage and screen actor (Goodfellas; Law and Order, 1991-92; Dick Tracy, That's Life), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2022)

Seamus HeaneySeamus Heaney (1939-2013)

Irish poet and playwright (Nobel Prize in Literature 1995), born in Castledawson, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland [1] [2]

  • 1940 Lester Chambers, American rock and soul singer (The Chambers Brothers - "Time Has Come Today"), born in Mississippi
  • 1940 Max Mosley, British auto racer and lawyer (President Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile [FIA] 1993-2009), born in London, England (d. 2021)
  • 1940 Mike Beuttler, British racing driver, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1988)
  • 1940 Vladimir Cosma, Romanian-French violinist, conductor, and classical and film score composer, born in Bucharest, Romania
  • 1941 Michael Stuart Brown, American geneticist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1985), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1942 Ataol Behramoğlu, Turkish poet and writer, born in Çatalca, Istanbul Province, Turkey
  • 1942 Bill Conti, American film score composer (Rocky; The Right Stuff), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1943 Billy Kidd, American skier, born in Burlington, Vermont
  • 1943 Guy Stevens, British record company executive (Sue; Island), band manager (Mott the Hoople; Procol Harum), and record producer (The Clash - London Calling), born in East Dulwich, England (d. 1981)
  • 1944 Brian Pendleton, English musician (The Pretty Things, 1963-66 - "Don't Bring Me Down"), born in Durham, England (d. 2001)
  • 1944 Charles Burnett, American film director (When It Rains; Glass Shield), born in Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • 1944 Jack Casady, American rock bassist (Hot Tuna - "Hesitation Blues"; Jefferson Airplane - "Volunteers"; "White Rabbit"), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1944 Susan Davis, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from California (D), 2001-21), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1945 Bob Kalsu, American NFL football player, 1968 (Buffalo Bills), and US Army officer, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 1970)
  • 1945 Carlos Giménez, Argentine-Venezuelan stage director and arts promoter (co-founder of International Theater Festival of Caracas, 1971), born in Rosario, Argentina (d. 1993)
  • 1945 Ed Caruthers Jr, American high jumper (Olympic silver 1968), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1945 Lowell George, American rock vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist (Little Feat - "Willin'"; "Dixie Chicken"), born in Hollywood, California (d. 1979)
  • 1945 Stacy Johnson, American singer (Ike and Tina Turner Revue; The Sharpees - "Tired of Being Alone"), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • 1945 Tony Dow, American actor (Leave it to Beaver - "Wally"), director, and sculptor, born in Hollywood, California (d. 2022)
  • 1946 Al Green, American soul singer ("Let's Stay Together"; "Love And Happiness"), born in Forest City, Arkansas
  • 1946 Roy Loney, American rocker (Flamin' Groovies)
  • 1947 Mike Chapman, Australian songwriter and record producer (Chinn & Chapman), born in Nambour, Australia
  • 1947 Thanos Mikroutsikos, Greek composer and politician, born in Patras, Greece
  • 1948 Amy Robinson, American writer and actress (Mean Streets), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1948 Nam Hae-il, 25th Chief of Naval Operations of Republic of Korea Navy
  • 1948 Sue Doughty, British politician (MP for Guildford), born in York, England
  • 1948 [Piet] "Peter" Sweval, American rock bassist (Looking Glass - "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)" ; Starz - "Cherry Baby"), born in Toms River, New Jersey (d. 1990)

Christopher HitchensChristopher Hitchens (1949-2011)

English author and columnist (Vanity Fair, New Statesman), born in Portsmouth, England

  • 1949 Jean-Jacques Favier, French engineer and astronaut (STS 78), born in Kehl, Germany
  • 1949 Philippe Petit, French high-wire artist, born in Nemours, Seine-et-Marne, France
  • 1949 Ricardo Zuniño, Argentine racing driver, born in San Juan, Argentina
  • 1950 Riff West, American rock bassist (Molly Hatchet), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2014)
  • 1950 Ron Perlman, American actor (Quest for Fire, Beauty & the Beast), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1950 Terry Lester, American actor (Young & Restless, As World Turns), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1950 Tommy Raudonikis, Australian rugby league halfback (20 Tests; Rothmans Medal 1972; Wests, Newtown) and coach (Wests, NSW), born in Bathurst, Australia (d. 2021)
  • 1951 Beatrix "Trixie" Schuba, Austrian figure skater considered to be one of the best compulsory figure skaters ever (Olympic gold 1972), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1951 Jack Quinn, American politician (US House of Representatives from New York (R), 1993-2005), and college president (Erie Community, 2008-17), born in Buffalo, New York