On This Day

Famous People Born in 1920 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 673 of 673

Person of interestGene Tierney

Nov 19 Gene Tierney, American actress (Laura, Leave Her to Heaven, The Razor's Edge), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)

Actress Gene Tierney
Actress
Gene Tierney
  • Nov 20 Armin Schibler, Swiss composer (Devil in the Winter Palace), born in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland (d. 1986)
  • Nov 20 Douglas Dick, American actor and psychologist (Rope, Waterfront), born in Charleston, West Virginia (d. 2015)
  • Nov 21 Ralph Meeker [Rathgeber], American actor (Mister Roberts, Anderson Tapes, Night Stalker), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1988)

Person of interestStan Musial

Nov 21 Stan Musial, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (24 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1942, 44, 46; NL MVP 1943, 46, 48; 7 × NL batting champion; St Louis Cardinals), born in Donora, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • Nov 22 Anne Crawford, British film actress (Knights of the Round Table), born in Haifa, Palestine (d. 1956)
  • Nov 23 Chalmers P Wylie, (Rep-R-OH, 1967- )
  • Nov 23 Herman Nieland, Dutch organist/pianist/composer (Te Deum Laudamus)
  • Nov 23 Paul Celan [Antschell], German/Romanian poet (Collected Prose)
  • Nov 24 Anthony Griffin, sailor
  • Nov 24 Joseph Olutola Olu Odutola Oguntala, soho club owner
  • Nov 25 Ricardo Montalbán, Mexican actor (Fantasy Island, Star Trek II, Naked Gun), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 2009)
  • Nov 25 Tuanku Syed Putra ibni Almarhum Syed Hassan Jamalullail, King of Malaysia (d. 2000)
  • Nov 25 Noel Neill, American actress (Adventures of Superman), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016)
  • Nov 26 István Sárközy, Hungarian composer, born in Pesterzsébet, Budapest, Hungary (d. 2002)
  • Nov 26 Paul Rodenko, Dutch poet and author (Stolen Lover), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1976)
  • Nov 26 Daniel Petrie, Canadian television and movie director, born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. 2004)
  • Nov 27 Abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer star
  • Nov 27 Elaine Greene, literary Agent
  • Nov 27 John Richard Ravensdale, historian
  • Nov 27 Max Tripels, Dutch politician, lawyer, and director, born in Maastricht, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Nov 27 Johnny Schmitz, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1946, 48; NL saves leader 1946), born in Wausau, Wisconsin (d. 2011)
  • Nov 27 Buster Merryfield, British actor (Only Fools and Horses), born in London, England (d. 1999)
  • Nov 28 Cecilia Colledge, British figure skater (Olympic silver 1936), born in London (d. 2008)
  • Nov 29 Yegor Ligachev, Soviet politician
  • Nov 30 Virginia Mayo [Jones], American actress (The Best Years of Our Lives, Out of the Blue, White Heat), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2005)
  • Dec 2 Robert Moevs, American composer, born in La Crosse, Wisconsin (d. 2007)
  • Dec 4 Michael Bates, English actor (Clockwork Orange, Patton), born in Jhansi, British India (d.1978)
  • Dec 4 Jeanne Manford, American gay rights activist, born in Flushing, New York (d. 2013)
  • Dec 4 Nadir Afonso, Portuguese geometric abstractionist painter, born in Chaves, Portugal (d. 2013)
  • Dec 4 Ray Robinson, American magazine editor and biographer (Lou Gehrig), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • Dec 6 Dave Brubeck, American jazz pianist ("Take Five") and composer (Gates of Justice), born in Concord, California (d. 2012)
  • Dec 6 George Porter, British chemist (Nobel 1967), born in Stainforth, South Yorkshire, England (d. 2002)
  • Dec 7 Fiorenzo Magni, Italian road cyclist (Giro d'Italia 1948, 51, 55; Tour of Flanders 1949, 50, 51), born in Vaiano, Italy (d. 2012)
  • Dec 7 Tatamkhulu Afrika, South African poet and writer, born in As Sallum, Egypt (d. 2002)
  • Dec 8 McDonald Bailey, British-Trinidadian 100m runner (Olympic bronze 1952), born in Williamsville, Trinidad (d. 2013)
  • Dec 8 Ronald Gulliford, English educationalist (Dean of the Faculty of Education, Birmingham University 1979-81), born in Manchester (d. 1997)
  • Dec 9 Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Italian President (1999-2006) and Prime Minister (1993-94), born in Livorno (d. 2016)
  • Dec 10 Ragnhild Hveger, Danish swimmer (Olympic silver 400m freestyle 1936; 44 world records 1938-56), born in Nyborg, Denmark (d. 2011)
  • Dec 10 Clarice Lispector, Ukrainian-Brazilian writer (Laços de Família), born in Chechelnyk, Ukrainian People's Republic (d. 1977)
  • Dec 10 Stanko Todorov, Bulgarian communist politician, Prime Minister of Bulgaria (1971-81), born in Klenovik (d. 1996)
  • Dec 11 Eddy Firestone, American radio, television, and film actor (Mixed Doubles), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2007)
  • Dec 12 Fred Kida, Japanese-American comics artist, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • Dec 13 Donald "Don" Taylor, American director and actor (Father's Little Dividend, Escape from the Planet of the Apes), born in Freeport, Pennsylvania (d. 1998)
  • Dec 13 Frits Noske, Dutch musicologist (Signifier & the Signified), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Dec 13 Kaysone Phomvihane, President of Laos (Pathet Lao) (1991-92), born in Na Seng village, Khanthabouli district (d. 1992)

Person of interestGeorge P. Shultz

Dec 13 George P. Shultz, American economist, businessman and 60th Secretary of State (1982-89), born in NYC, New York [1]

US Secretary of State George P. Shultz
US Secretary of State
George P. Shultz
  • Dec 13 George P. Schultz, American economist, and statesman (Secretary of State, 1982-89; Secretary of the Treasury, 1972-74), born in New York City (d. 2021)
  • Dec 14 Albertus Louis Meintser, Dutch office clerk and resistance fighter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1944)
  • Dec 14 Clark Terry, American jazz trumpeter, born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2015)
  • Dec 15 Kurt Schaffenberger, American comics artist (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane), born in Thuringian Forest, Germany (d. 2002)
  • Dec 15 Howard Cable, Canadian conductor, arranger, and composer, born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • Dec 17 Kenneth E. Iverson, Canadian computer scientist (d. 2004)
  • Dec 18 Rita Streich, German singer
  • Dec 18 Willis Conover, American broadcaster (Voice of America), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1996)
  • Dec 19 David Susskind, American TV host (Open End, David Susskind Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 19 "Little" Jimmy Dickens, American country singer (Grand Ole Opry), born in Bolt, West Virginia (d. 2015)
  • Dec 21 Bob Bindig, American cartoonist (d. 2006)
  • Dec 21 Kel Nagle, Australian golfer (British Open 1960), born in Sydney, NSW (d. 2015)
  • Dec 24 Stormé DeLarverie, American gay rights leader (Stonewall protests), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2014) date disputed
  • Dec 24 Evgeniya Rudneva, Russian World War II heroine, born in Berdyansk, Ukraine (d. 1944)
  • Dec 25 Henry Charnock, oceanographer
  • Dec 25 Jerome Richardson, American jazz musician, born in Oakland, California (d. 2000)
  • Dec 26 Gote Carlid, Swedish composer, born in Hogbo near Sandviken (d. 1953)
  • Dec 27 Bruce Hobbs, American jockey (youngest to ride winner of English Grand National on Battleship 1938), born on Long Island, New York (d. 2005)
  • Dec 28 Steve Van Buren, NFL halfback (Philadelphia Eagles), (d. 2012)
  • Dec 28 Bruce McCarty, South Bend, Indiana, architect (1982 World Fair), (d. 2013)
  • Dec 29 Syd Dernley, British hangman (1949-54), born in Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire (d. 1994)
  • Dec 29 Viveca Lindfors, Swedish actress (Way We Were, Life Goes On), born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 1995)
  • Dec 30 Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter, graphic artist and cartoonist, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1972)
  • Dec 30 Michael Allinson, London England (George Washington)
  • Dec 30 Jack Lord, American actor (Steve McGarrett in Hawaii FIVE-O, God's Little Acre), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • Dec 31 Rex Allen, American actor and singer-songwriter known as the "the Arizona Cowboy" (Dr Baxter-Frontier Doctor), born in Willcox, Arizona (d. 1999)