Famous People Born in 1913 (Part 2)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 521

  • May 6 Stewart Granger, English actor (Prisoner of Zenda, King Solomon's Mines), born in London, England (d. 1993)
  • May 8 Sid James [Solomon Joel Cohen], South African-born British character and comedy actor (Hancock's Half Hour, Carry On), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province (d. 1976)
  • May 9 John Hayes, British Naval Officer and Naval Secretary, born Southcote, Bermuda (d. 1998)
  • May 9 Victor Smith, Admiral (Australian Chiefs of Staff)
  • May 11 Clare Grundman, composer
  • May 11 [Salvador] Tutti Camarata, American composer and producer (Vic Damone Show), born in New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • May 11 Robert Jungk, Austrian publicist (d. 1994)
  • May 13 William R Tolbert, president Liberia (1971-80)
  • May 16 Woody Herman, jazz clarinetist/bandleader/composer (Thundering Herds)
  • May 17 Alec Ogilvie, CEO (Powell Duffryn)
  • May 17 Lord Hirshfield, chartered accountant
  • May 17 Hans Ruesch, Swiss racing driver (d. 2007)
  • May 18 Charles Trenet, French singer and songwriter (d. 2001)
  • May 19 Sanjiva Reddy, Indian politician, sixth President of India (1977-82), born in Illur, British India (d. 1996)
  • May 19 Bert Hardy, English photographer (Picture Post), born in London (d. 1995)
  • May 20 Henry Cadbury Brown, architect

  • May 20 Ion Dumitrescu, composer

Person of interestWilliam Hewlett

May 20 William Hewlett, American engineer and businessman (co-founder Hewlett-Packard), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan (d. 2001)

Entrepreneur and Businessman William Hewlett
Entrepreneur and Businessman
William Hewlett
  • May 21 Gina Bachauer, Greek pianist (d. 1976)
  • May 22 Carlyle Blackwell Jr, American actor (The Pilgrim Lady, The Triumph of the Rat), born in Los Angeles County, California (d. 1974)
  • May 23 Ian Graeme, major-general
  • May 24 Audrey Brown, England, 4 X 100m runner (Olympic silver 1936)
  • May 24 Willi Daume, olympic organizer
  • May 25 Joseph Peter Grace, businessman
  • May 25 Richard Dimbleby, British journalist and broadcaster (d. 1965)
  • May 26 Fred Bertrand, Belgian politician

Person of interestPeter Cushing

May 26 Peter Cushing, English actor (Dracula, Star Wars, Dr Who), born in Kenley, Surrey, England (d. 1994)

  • May 27 Arthur Mervyn Stockwood, bishop (Southwark England)
  • May 27 Wolfgang Schulze, [Wols], German cartoonist/painter
  • May 28 Gordon Wolstenholme, British physician (Ciba Foundation), born in Sheffield, England (d. 2004)
  • May 29 Douglas Black, physician
  • May 29 Tony Zale, American boxer (d. 1997)
  • May 30 Cedric Thorpe Davie, composer
  • May 31 Peter Gibson, British Rear-Admiral
  • Jun 1 Bill Deedes, British journalist (d. 2007)
  • Jun 2 Barbara Pym, romantic author (Very Private Eye), (d. 1980)
  • Jun 2 Bert Farber, American orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey, Vic Damone), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • Jun 2 Walter Andreas Schwarz, German singer and author (d. 1992)
  • Jun 3 Pedro Mir, Dominican Poet Laureate (d. 2000)
  • Jun 4 Bruno Bettinelli, Italian composer and teacher (Musica per archi), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2004)
  • Jun 5 Friedrich Wildgans, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1965)

  • Jun 6 Jiří Hájek, Czech politician and diplomat, born in Krhanice, Czech Republic (d. 1993)
  • Jun 6 Carlo L. Golino, Italian-American scholar, born in Pescara, Italy (d. 1991)
  • Jun 7 Anthony David Machell Cox, medievalist
  • Jun 8 Graham Watson, British-born literary agent (Curtis Brown)
  • Jun 8 Jagamas János, Hungarian composer, born in Dés, Romania (d. 1997)
  • Jun 8 Peter Diamand, artistic administrator, born in Berlin (d. 1998)
  • Jun 9 Alida Margaretha Bosshardt, lt-colonel of Dutch Salvation Army
  • Jun 9 Patrick Steptoe, scientist (developed in vitro fertilization)
  • Jun 10 John Edmunds, composer
  • Jun 10 Thor Johnson, Wisconsin Rapids Wisconsin, conductor (Cin Symph 1958)
  • Jun 10 Tikhon Nikoleyevich Khrennikov, composer
  • Jun 10 Van Carlyle Wilton-Davies, archdeacon Emeritus (Oxford)
  • Jun 10 Wilbur J. Cohen, American pioneer of social security, worked on the New Deal, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jun 11 John Elliott Terry, British film financier (National Film Finance Corp) (d. 1995)

Person of interestVince Lombardi

Jun 11 Vince Lombardi, American football coach (Green Bay Packers), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1970)

NFL Coach Vince Lombardi
NFL Coach
Vince Lombardi
  • Jun 12 Jean Victor Allard, Canadian army general, born in Sainte-Monique-de-Nicolet, Quebec (d. 1996)
  • Jun 13 Ralph Edwards, American TV host (This is Your Life), born in Merino, Colorado (d. 2005)
  • Jun 13 Etienne Leroux, major Afrikaans author.
  • Jun 15 Trevor Huddleston, English pastor/chairman (Anti-Apartheid)
  • Jun 17 Felix Hartlaub, writer
  • Jun 18 Sammy Cahn [Cohen], American lyricist (Three Coins in a Fountain, High Hopes, Call Me Irresponsible), born in New York City, New York (d. 1993)
  • Jun 18 Sylvia Porter, financial writer (Sylvia Porter's Money Book)
  • Jun 21 Irving Shulman, American author and screenwriter, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)
  • Jun 22 Wladyslaw Sila-Nowicki, Polish lawyer (Solidarity)
  • Jun 23 Jacques Rabemananjara, Hungarian author/vice-president (Antsa)
  • Jun 23 William P. Rogers, American Republican politician and US secretary of state (1969-73), born in Norfolk, New York (d. 2001)
  • Jun 24 John Kubris, Czech resistance fighter
  • Jun 24 Max van Praag, Dutch singer
  • Jun 25 Cyril Fletcher, British comedian, born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England (d. 2005)
  • Jun 26 Maurice Wilkes, British computer scientist and inventor (stored program concept for computers), born in Dudley, England (d. 2010)
  • Jun 26 Aimé Césaire, French Martinican poet and politician, born in Basse-Pointe, Martinique (d. 2008)
  • Jun 27 Willie Mosconi, American world champion pool player (1941-57), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993)
  • Jun 28 George Walter Selwyn Lloyd, English composer (The Serf, John Socman), born in St. Ives, Cornwall, England (d. 1998)
  • Jun 28 Franz Antel, Austrian filmmaker (d. 2007)
  • Jun 28 Walter Oesau, German pilot (d. 1944)
  • Jun 30 Harry Wismer, Port Huron Mich, AFL owner (NY Titans)
  • Jun 30 Alfonso López Michelsen, 32nd Colombian President (d. 2007)
  • Jul 1 Jo Sinclair [Ruth Seid], American writer (Wasteland), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)
  • Jul 2 Edith Heerdegen, German actress (Serpent's Egg, Monpti), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1982)
  • Jul 3 Hugh Stirling Mackenzie, British Royal Navy officer, born in Inverness, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • Jul 3 William Deakin, British historian and warden (St Anthony's College Oxford), born in London (d. 2005)
  • Jul 5 Smiley Lewis [Overton Amos Lemons], American singer (The Bells Are Ringing, I Hear You Knocking), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1966)
  • Jul 8 Walter Kerr, American actor and drama critic (Sad Clowns), born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • Jul 10 Ljuba Welitsch, Bulgarian Austrian opera soprano (Nedda-Pagliacci), born in Borisovo, Bulgaria (d. 1996)
  • Jul 10 Salvador Espriu, Spanish poet, born in Santa Coloma de Farners, Spain (d. 1985)
  • Jul 11 Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, American sci-fi author (Space Lords)
  • Jul 11 Cordwainer Smith, American writer (d. 1966)
  • Jul 12 Willis Lamb, American physicist (Nobel 1955), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2008)
  • Jul 13 Carolina Gisolf, Holland, high jumper (Olympic silver 1928)
  • Jul 13 Dave Garroway, TV host (Today Show), born in Schnectady, New York
  • Jul 13 Ladislav Holoubek, composer
  • Jul 13 Walter Landor, designer
  • Jul 13 Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Hellerup Denmark, Danish shipping magnate, (d. 2012)
  • Jul 14 Fritz Erler, German politician (SDP)

Person of interestGerald Ford

Jul 14 Gerald Ford [Leslie King], 38th US President (R: 1974-77) and 41st US Vice President (R: 1973-74), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2006)

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford
  • Jul 14 Nigel Thomas Loveridge Fisher, politician
  • Jul 15 Murvyn Vye [Marvin], American actor (Road to Bali, Bob Cummings Show), born in Quincy, Massachusetts (d. 1976)
  • Jul 15 Ralph Hammond Innes, English author
  • Jul 15 Lloyd "Cowboy" Copas, American country singer (Signed Sealed And Delivered), born in Blue Creek, Ohio (d. 1963)
  • Jul 15 Dorothy Schwartz, American violinist (d. 2007)
  • Jul 15 Abraham Sutzkever, Yiddish language poet and memoirist.
  • Jul 16 Hugh Ford, British mechanic engineer, born in Northampton, England (d. 2010)
  • Jul 16 Peter Van Eyck [Götz von Eick], German actor (The Longest Day, The Wages of Fear), born in Steinwehr, Pomerania, Germany (d. 1969)
  • Jul 17 Everett Helm, composer
  • Jul 17 Roger Garaudy, French philosopher
  • Jul 17 Bertrand Goldberg, American architect (d. 1997)
  • Jul 18 Jan Slot, Dutch mayor (Eethen/Hardenberg/Ede), born in Broek op Langedijk, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • Jul 18 Marvin Miller [Mueller], American actor (Space Patrol, Dead Reckoning, Millionaire), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1985)
  • Jul 18 Red Skelton [Richard], American comedian (Red Skelton Show), born in Vincennes, Indiana (d. 1997)
  • Jul 22 Gorni Kramer, Italian bandleader and musician, born in Rivarolo, Mantovano, Italy (d. 1995)

  • Jul 23 Coral Browne, Australian actress (Ruling Class, Time Express), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 1991)
  • Jul 23 Michael Foot, British politician (L) and writer, Leader of the Opposition (1980-83), born in Plymouth, Devon (d. 2010)
  • Jul 24 George H. Brown, English film producer (Hotel Sahara), born in London (d. 2001)
  • Jul 24 Johnny McAfee, American singer (Sammy Kaye Show), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 25 John Cairncross, British civil servant and spy (5th man - Cambridge Five), born in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 1995)
  • Jul 26 Louis Salica, American flyweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1932), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • Jul 27 Eva Jones, German poet and novelist (Taboo), born in Berlin (d. 1996)
  • Jul 27 Mary Green, headmistress (Kidbrooke School), born in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire (d. 2004)
  • Jul 27 Vittorio Sereni, Italian poet (Diario d'Algeria), born in Luino, Italy (d. 1983)
  • Jul 27 George L. Street III, American Navy Submariner and Medal of Honor recipient, born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 2000)
  • Jul 29 Erich Priebke, Nazi war criminal
  • Jul 30 Ivo Lhotka-Kalinski, Yugoslav composer, born in Zagreb, Croatia (d. 1987)
  • Jul 30 Karl Guttmann, Austrian-Dutch playwright and director (Albee/Pinter), born in Bielsko-Biała, Poland (d. 1995)
  • Jul 31 Bryan Hextall, Canadian ice hockey player (NHL - NY Rangers), born in Grenfell, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 1984)
  • Aug 1 Jerome Moross, American composer (Frankie & Johnny), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1983)
  • Aug 3 Mel Tolkin, Ukrainian television comedy writer, born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 2007)
  • Aug 4 Wesley Addy, American actor (Kiss Me Deadly, Bostonians, Loving), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1996)
  • Aug 4 Robert Hayden, African-American poet (Those Winter Sundays), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1980)
  • Aug 7 George Van Eps, American seven-string jazz guitarist, born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 1998)
  • Aug 8 Axel Stordahl, American arranger & orchestra leader (Frank Sinatra Show), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 1963)
  • Aug 8 Daan Wildschut, painter/glazenier/author
  • Aug 8 Robert T Stafford, (Sen-R-VT, 1971-88)
  • Aug 9 Harry Mills, American baritone singer (Mills Brothers - Paper Doll), born in Piqua, Ohio (d. 1982)
  • Aug 9 Herman Talmadge, (Sen-D-Ga, Watergate Committee)
  • Aug 10 Noah Beery Jr, American actor (Rockford Files, Quest, Doc Elliot, Gung Ho!, Heaven With a Gun), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Aug 10 Steven Nagy, bowler, 1st to bowl 300 on TV (1954)
  • Aug 11 Angus Wilson, England, writer (Mulberry Bush-1955)
  • Aug 11 Paul Dupuis, French Canadian actor (Passport to Pimlico, Tot Coq), born in Montréal, Québec, Canada (d. 1976)
  • Aug 11 Bob Scheffing, American professional baseball player and manager (d. 1985)
  • Aug 12 Kurt Kaszner [Serwicher], Austrian actor (Kiss Me Kate, Lili, Casino Royale), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1979)
  • Aug 13 Anatoly Bogatyrev, Belarusian composer, born in Vitebsk, Belarus (d. 2003)
  • Aug 13 Francisco Escudero, Basque composer, born in San Sebastián, Basque Autonomous Community, Spain (d. 2002)
  • Aug 13 Liesbeth Askonas, concert agent, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1996)
  • Aug 13 Albert Oram, Baron Oram, British Labour politician, born in Winchester, England (d. 1999)
  • Aug 13 Makarios III [Michail Moeskos], Greek Cypriot clergyman and politician, born in Panayia, Paphos, Cyprus (d. 1977)
  • Aug 13 Anna Mae Winburn, African American band leader of all female band (International Sweethearts of Rhythm), born in Port Royal, Tennessee (d. 1999)
  • Aug 14 Fred Davis, English world champ snooker player (1948-49, 51)
  • Aug 14 Paul Dean, American baseball player (d. 1981)

Person of interestMenachem Begin

Aug 16 Menachem Begin, Israeli Prime Minister (1977-83, Nobel 1978), born in Brest, Belarus (d. 1992)

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin
  • Aug 17 W. Mark Felt, American FBI official and Watergate secret informant known as "Deep Throat"

  • Aug 17 Rudy York, American baseball player (d. 1970)
  • Aug 17 Oscar Alfredo Gálvez, Argentine racing driver (d. 1989)
  • Aug 19 Walter B Jones, (Rep-D-NC, 1966-92)
  • Aug 19 Richard Simmons, American actor (Sergeant Preston of the Yukon), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • Aug 19 John Argyris, Greek aeronautical engineer, one of the creators of the Finite Element Method (d. 2004)
  • Aug 21 Cornelius Johnson, American high jumper (Olympic gold 1936), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1946)
  • Aug 21 Diana Churchill, English actress (Spider, Sally Bishop, Housemaster), born in Wembley, England (d. 1994)
  • Aug 21 Victor Rosow, Russian dramatist, born in Yaroslavl (d. 2004)
  • Aug 22 Robert Schollum, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1987)
  • Aug 22 Bruno Pontecorvo, Italian nuclear physicist, born in Marina di Pisa, Italy (d. 1993)
  • Aug 22 Robert Martineau, British bishop of Blackburn (d. 1999)
  • Aug 23 Bob Crosby, American jazz singer and bandleader (Bob-Cats), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 1993)
  • Aug 23 Luis Felipe Ramón y Rivera, Venezuelan musician and composer, born in San Cristóbal, Táchira, Venezuela (d. 1993)
  • Aug 23 Stanley Kitchen, British chartered accountant
  • Aug 24 Dorothy Comingore [Linda Winters], American actress (Citizen Kane), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1971)
  • Aug 25 Walt Kelly, American cartoonist and animator (Pogo), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1973)
  • Aug 25 Don DeFore, American actor (George-Hazel, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (d. 1993)
  • Aug 26 Cees de Lange, Dutch conferencier
  • Aug 27 Arthur Benfield, head of Cheshire CID, born in Ashton Upon Mersey, England (d. 1995)
  • Aug 27 Donald M. MacKinnon, Scottish philosopher, born in Oban, Scotland (d. 1994)
  • Aug 27 Stewart Crawford, British diplomat
  • Aug 28 Robertson Davies, Canadian novelist essayist/dramatist, born in Thamesville, Ontario (d. 1995)
  • Aug 28 John Terence Reese, British bridge master, born in Epsom, Surrey, England (d. 1996)
  • Aug 28 Lindsay Hassett, Australian cricketer (great Australian bat & capt after Bradman), born in Geelong, Australia (d. 1993)
  • Aug 28 Richard Tucker [Reuben Ticker], American tenor (NY Met Opera), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1975)
  • Aug 29 Len Butterfield, New Zealand cricketer (NZ all-rounder, Test), born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1999)
  • Aug 30 Thomas F. Torrance, Scottish Protestant theologist, born in Chengdu, Sichuan, China (d. 2007)
  • Aug 31 Michiel P Gorsira, 1st Dutch Antillean in charge of Curacao (1951-67)
  • Aug 31 Sir Bernard Lovell, English radio astronomer, founded Jodrell Bank Observatory, born in Oldland Common, Bristol (d. 2012)
  • Sep 1 Christian Nyby, American director and film editor (d. 1993)
  • Sep 2 Bill Shankly, English Football Manager (d. 1981)
  • Sep 3 Alan Ladd, American actor (Shane, Carpetbaggers), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas (d. 1964)
  • Sep 4 Stanford Moore, American biochemist (Nobel 1977), born in Chicago (d. 1982)
  • Sep 4 Mickey Cohen, American gangster (Cohen crime family), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1976)
  • Sep 5 Connie Stuart [Cornelia van Meygard], Dutch cabaret performer, born in Wijhe, Netherlands (d. 2010)
  • Sep 5 Kathleen Burke, American actress (Island of Lost Souls), born in Hammond, Indiana (d. 1980)
  • Sep 7 Anthony Quayle, British actor (Anne of 1000 Days, Lawrence of Arabia), born in Ainsdale, Southport, Lancashire (d. 1989)
  • Sep 7 Oswald Szemerényi, Hungarian linguist, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Sep 7 Wim van der Grinten, Dutch lawyer and KVP politician (State Secretary of Economic Affairs), born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • Sep 10 Zeph[ania L] Mothopeng, pres South Afr Pan-African Congress (1986- )
  • Sep 11 Paul "Bear" Bryant, American college football coach (Alabama), born in Moro Bottom, Arkansas (d. 1983)
  • Sep 12 Ben Polak, Dutch physician, communist and resistance fighter, born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1993)

Person of interestJesse Owens

Sep 12 Jesse Owens, American athlete (4 Olympic gold 1936), born in Oakville, Alabama (d. 1980)

Track and Field Athlete Jesse Owens
Track and Field Athlete
Jesse Owens
  • Sep 12 Kenneth Lo, cookery writer and restaurateur, born in Foochow, China (d. 1995)
  • Sep 13 Roy Engle, American writer and actor (The Man from Planet X, The Wild Wild West, My Favorite Martian), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1980)
  • Sep 14 Jacobo Árbenz, President of Guatemala (1951-54); overthrown by CIA, born in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala (d. 1971)
  • Sep 15 Hans Filbinger, German politician (CDU)
  • Sep 15 Henry Dreyfus Brant, composer (Great American Goot), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 15 John Mitchell, Nixon's attorney general who went to jail