Famous People Born in May 1919

  • May 1 Alwyn Farquharson, Scottish clan-captain/large landowner
  • May 1 Dan O'Herlihy, Irish actor (Fail Safe, Last Starfighter, Robocop)
  • May 2 Than Wyenn, American actor (Pete Kelly's Blues), born in NYC, New York
  • May 3 Pete Seeger, American folk singer (Weaver, Goodnight Irene), born in NYC, New York
  • May 3 John Cullen Murphy, American comic strip artist (d. 2004)
  • May 4 Dimiter Petkov, composer
  • May 4 Mary Ann McCall, singer
  • May 5 Tony Canadeo, NFL hall of fame halfback (Green Bay Packers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 5 Georgios Papadopoulos, Greek dictator (d. 1999)
  • May 6 Frank Ereaut, Balliff of Jersey

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May 7 Eva Perón [Evita], Argentine First Lady and actress, born in Los Toldos (d. 1952)

First Lady of Argentina Eva Perón
First Lady of Argentina
Eva Perón
  • May 8 Sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer

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May 8 Mordecai Anielewicz, Jewish commander of Warsaw ghetto uprising, born in Wyszków, Second Polish Republic (d. 1943)

Leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Mordecai Anielewicz
Leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Mordecai Anielewicz
  • May 9 Arthur English, comedian and actor (Malachi's Cove)
  • May 10 Ella Grasso, (Gov-D-Ct)
  • May 10 Louis Sen A Kaw, Surinam dam builder
  • May 10 Tibor Sarai, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1995)
  • May 14 Heloise Bowles, columnist Heloise's mother (Hints from Heloise)
  • May 14 Maarten Vrolijk, Dutch soc-dem party minister (CRM 1965-66)
  • May 14 Solange Chaput-Rolland, French-Canadian journalist and politician (d. 2001)
  • May 14 John Hope, American meteorologist (d. 2002)
  • May 15 Charles Palmer, cricketer (one Test 1955, later MCC president)
  • May 16 Richard Mason, English author (The World of Suzie Wong), born near Manchester (d. 1997)

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May 16 Liberace [Wladziu Valentino], American pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman), born in West Allis, Wisconsin (d. 1987)

Pianist Liberace
Pianist
Liberace
  • May 16 Ramon Margalef, Spanish scientist (d. 2004)
  • May 17 Antonio Aguilar, Mexican singer and actor (d. 2007)
  • May 17 Merle Miller, American biographer (d. 1986)
  • May 18 Margot Fonteyn, English prima ballerina (Giselle), born in Reigate, England (1991)
  • May 19 Betty Jameson, Norman OK, LPGA golfer (1947 US Women's Open)
  • May 19 Mitja Ribičič, Trieste, Italian Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (1969-71), (d. 2013)
  • May 20 George Gobel, comedian/TV personality (I Love My Wife), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 21 Lord Maxwell, senator/prof (college of Justice Scotland)
  • May 21 Mark Wood, bishop (Ludlow)
  • May 22 Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79)
  • May 23 Betty Garrett, actress (Irene-All in the Family), born in St Joseph, Missouri
  • May 23 Robert KJE Antonissen, South African literary
  • May 23 Ruth Fernandez, Ponce, Puerto Rico, singer (When you Return), politician, (d. 2012)
  • May 24 Sid Couchey, American comic book artist (Richie Rich), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2012)
  • May 25 Gino Negri, Italian composer, born in Perledo (d. 1991)
  • May 25 Lindsey Nelson, Pulaski Tn, sportscaster (NY Mets)
  • May 26 Peter Raleigh, English foreign correspondent and television executive, born in Barnstaple (d. 1996)
  • May 27 Kam Fong, actor (Hawaii Five-0), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • May 28 Charles John Robert Manners, 10th Duke of Rutland, British land owner/multimillionaire
  • May 28 Frank Middlemass, actor (Island, Oliver Twist)
  • May 28 John Eldridge, CEO (Matthews Wrightmson)
  • May 30 René Barrientos, President of Bolivia (d. 1969)
  • May 31 Chet Gierlach, music publisher/composer
  • May 31 Emmanual Tettey Mensah, musician