On This Day

Famous People Born in 1920 (Part 4)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 639 of 639

  • Dec 7 Fiorenzo Magni, Italian professional road racing cyclist, born in Vaiano, Italy (d. 2012)
  • Dec 7 Tatamkhulu Afrika, South African poet and writer, born in As Sallum, Egypt (d. 2002)
  • Dec 8 Emmanuel McDonald Bailey, Trinidad, 100m runner (Olympic bronze 1952)
  • Dec 8 Ron Gulliford, educationalist
  • Dec 9 Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Italian President (1999-2006) and Prime Minister (1993-94), born in Livorno (d. 2016)
  • Dec 10 Ragnhild Hveger, Danish 200m swimmer (Olympic silver 1936), born in Cyborg, 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)
  • Dec 13 George P. Shultz, American economist, businessman and 60th Secretary of State (1982-89), born in NYC, New York
  • 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 (d. 2002)
  • 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 Ragnild Hveger, Danish 400m swimmer (Olympic silver 1936) [NS]
  • Dec 19 [Little] Jimmy Dickens, American country singer (Grand Ole Opry), born in Bolt, West Virginia
  • 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 Dave Bartholomew, American jazz artist & songwriter (Blueberry Hill), born in Edgard, Louisiana
  • 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 (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)