On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1919

  • Mar 2 Eddie Lawrence, comedian

Jennifer Jones

Mar 2 Jennifer Jones [Phyllis Isley], American actress (Farewell to Arms), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2009)

  • Mar 2 Tamara Toumanova, dancer
  • Mar 3 Enzo Stuarti [Scapone], Italian-American pop tenor ("That's A'Nice!"), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2005)
  • Mar 4 Buck Baker, American racecar driver (d. 2002)
  • Mar 6 Maurice Grosse, British paranormal investigator (d. 2006)
  • Mar 6 Wanda Luzzato, Italian concert violinist and teacher, born in Varese, Lombardy, Italy (d. 2002)
  • Mar 7 Jocelyn Hambro, British financier (Hambros Bank), born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • Mar 7 Mochtar Lubis, Indonesian writer (Twilight in Jakarta), born in Padang, Dutch East Indies (d. 2004)
  • Mar 8 Ivor Keys, musician/teacher
  • Mar 10 Marion Hutton, American singer (Glenn Miller Orchestra, 1938-42), and actress (In Society), born in Battle Creek, Michigan (d. 1987)
  • Mar 11 Mercer Ellington, son of Duke Ellington, American composer, and bandleader, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1996)
  • Mar 13 Faye Glenn Abdellah, American pioneer in nursing research and US government official (health services), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Mar 14 Luther Henderson Jr, American orchestra leader (Polly Bergen Show), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • Mar 14 Max Shulman, American novelist (Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Tender Trap), born in St Paul, Minnesota (d. 1988)
  • Mar 15 John Gregson, British actor (Gideon CID, The Longest Day, Shirley's World), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1975)
  • Mar 15 Lawrence Tierney, American actor (Abduction, Dillinger, Reservoir Dogs), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • Mar 15 Randy Brooks, American jazz trumpeter and bandleader ("Harlem Nocturne') (d. 1967)
  • Mar 16 Erno Kiraly, Yugoslavian composer, born in Subotica
  • Mar 17 Hank Sauer, American baseball left fielder (NL MVP, HR leader, RBI leader 1952; MLB All Star 1950, 52; Chicago Cubs), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)

Nat King Cole

Mar 17 Nat "King "Cole, American jazz pianist and pop vocalist ("Unforgettable", "Mona Lisa"), born in Montgomery, Alabama (d. 1965)

  • Mar 18 Laila Schou Nilsen, Norwegian downhill skier (Olympic gold 1936)
  • Mar 18 Len Johnson, cricketer (Australian fast bowler played Test in 1948)
  • Mar 18 Christopher Challis, British cinematographer
  • Mar 19 Cornelis Berkhouwer, Member of 2nd chamber (Dutch Liberal Party)
  • Mar 19 Lennie Tristano, American jazz pianist (The New Tristano), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1978)
  • Mar 21 Geoffrey Pinnington, journalist
  • Mar 21 Lois Collier [Madelyn Earle Jones], American actress (A Night in Casablanca, Boston Blackie, Slave Girl), born in Salley, South Carolina (d. 1999)
  • Mar 23 Michael Lyne, British air Vice-marshal
  • Mar 23 Carl Graffunder, mid-century modernist architect
  • Mar 24 Lawrence Ferlinghetti, American beat poet (Coney Island of the Mind), born in Bronxville, New York (d. 2021) [1]
  • Mar 24 John J Duncan Jr, (Rep-R-TN, 1965- )
  • Mar 24 Robert Heilbroner, American economist (d. 2005
  • Mar 25 Jeanne Cagney, American stage, screen, and radio actress (Lion is in the Streets; Quicksand; Yankee Doodle Dandy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)

Strother Martin

Mar 26 Strother Martin, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Slapshot), born in Kokomo, Indiana (d. 1980)

  • Mar 26 Roger Leger, Quebec ice hockey player (d. 1965)
  • Mar 27 Julian Amery, British conservative politician and minister, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Mar 27 Simon van Collem, Dutch journalist and TV host (Amsterdamned), born in Amsterdam (d. 1989)
  • Mar 28 Jacob Avshalomov, American composer (Sinfonietta; The Oregon), born in Tsingtao, China (d. 2013)
  • Mar 28 Tom Brooks, Australian cricket umpire (23 Tests 1970-78), born in Paddington, Australia (d. 2007)
  • Mar 28 Vic Raschi, American MLB pitcher (4-time All Star), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1988)
  • Mar 29 Eileen Heckart, American actress (Butterflies Are Free, Doll's House, Trauma Center), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2001)
  • Mar 30 McGeorge Bundy, American national security adviser (JFK), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 30 Ramsay Ames [Phillips], American actress, model and dancer (The Mummy's Ghost; Ali Baba & the 40 Thieves), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1998)

About March 1919

How Old? 103 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20), Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)