Famous People Born in September 1924

About September 1924

How Old? 94 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 2 Daniel arap Moi, Kenyan politician, President of Kenya (1978-2002), born in Kurieng'wo, Kenya
  • Sep 4 Joan Aiken, English writer of children's books (The Whispering Mountain), born in Rye, Sussex, England (d. 2004)
  • Sep 5 Krystyna Moszumanska-Nazar, Polish composer, born in Lviv, Ukraine (d. 2009)
  • Sep 6 John Melcher, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Montana), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 2018)
  • Sep 7 Charles Braswell, American actor (Only Game in Town), born in McKinney, Texas (d. 1974)
  • Sep 7 Daniel K. Inouye, American politician (US Senator, 1963-2012), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2012)
  • Sep 7 Hugh Aitken, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Sep 7 Leonard Rosenman, American composer (Rebel Without A Cause; Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2008)
  • Sep 7 Bridie Gallagher, singer (A Mother's Love's A Blessing, The Boys from County Armagh), born in Donegal, Ireland (d. 2012)
  • Sep 8 Wendell H Ford, (Sen-D-Kentucky, 1974- )
  • Sep 8 Mimi Parent, Canadian painter (d. 2005)
  • Sep 8 Marie-Claire Kirkland, Quebec politician
  • Sep 9 Bettejane "Jane" Greer, American actress (Out of the Past, Prisoner of Zenda, Clown), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2001)
  • Sep 9 Nino Bibbia, Italian bobsled (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Sep 9 Rik Van Steenbergen, Belgian cyclist (d. 2003)
  • Sep 10 Boyd K. Packer, LDS church apostle, born in Brigham City, Utah (d. 2015)

  • Sep 10 Ted Kluszewski, American baseball 1st baseman (4-time MLB All Star), born in Argo, Illinois (d. 1988)
  • Sep 11 Daniel Akaka, American educator and politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Hawaii), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2018)

Person of interestTom Landry

Sep 11 Tom Landry, American NFL player (NY Giants) and coach (Dallas Cowboys), born in Mission, Texas (d. 2000)

NFL Head Coach Tom Landry
NFL Head Coach
Tom Landry
  • Sep 11 Rudolf Vrba, Slovak-Jewish biochemist and Holocaust survivor, born in Topoľčany, Czechoslovakia (d. 2006)
  • Sep 12 Howard Curtis Nielson, American politician (Rep-R-UT, 1983-91), born in Richfield, Utah
  • Sep 12 Jean Le Poulain, French actor (Divine), born in Marseille, France (d. 1988)
  • Sep 13 Maurice Jarre, French composer (Doctor Zhivago-Acad Award 1966), born in Lyon, France (d. 2009)
  • Sep 13 Norman Alden, American character actor (I Never Promised You a Rose Garden), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2012)
  • Sep 13 Scott Brady [Gerald Tierney], American actor (Shotgun Slade, China Syndrome, Gremlins, Johnny Guitar), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1985)
  • Sep 13 Harold Blair, Australian tenor and Aboriginal activist, born in Cherbourg Aboriginal Reserve, Queensland, Australia (d. 1976)
  • Sep 14 Jerry Coleman, American MLB 2nd baseman, born in San Jose, California (d. 2014)
  • Sep 14 John Michael Grimes, British set designer (Philby, Burgess and MacLean) (d. 1994)
  • Sep 14 Davidson Nicol, Sierra Leonean diplomat and author, born in Freetown, Sierra Leone (d. 1994)
  • Sep 15 Bobby Short, Danville Ill, singer/pianist (Carlisle Hotel)
  • Sep 15 Lucebert, Dutch poet/painter/cartoonist (Boozz, PC Hooft prize 1967)
  • Sep 16 Lauren Bacall, American actress and singer named the 20th greatest female star of classic Hollywood cinema (Dark Passage, Key Largo), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 2014)
  • Sep 16 Paddy Stone, choreographer (Piccadilly Palace), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Sep 18 Zelda Fichandler, American theater director and producer (Raisin, K2), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Sep 18 J. D. Tippit, American police officer murdered by Lee Harvey Oswald shortly after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, born in Texas (d. 1963)
  • Sep 19 Ernest Tomlinson, English composer (Light music), born in Rawtenstall, Lancashire (d.2015)
  • Sep 20 Gogi Grant [Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg], American singer (The Wayward Wind), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Sep 20 James Galanos, American fashion designer (Coty Hall of Fame 1959), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Sep 20 John Vassall, British spy and civil servant (spied for Soviet Union), born in London (d. 1996)
  • Sep 21 Gail Russell, American actress (The Uninvited, Moonrise, Unseen), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1961)
  • Sep 22 Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu, politician
  • Sep 22 Norvel la Follette Ray Lee, lt-HW boxer (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Sep 22 Charles Keeping, British illustrator (d. 1988)
  • Sep 22 Rosamunde Pilcher, English novelist
  • Sep 24 Jean-Pierre Warner, British high court judge
  • Sep 24 Sheila MacRae, British-born actress (Jackie Gleason Show), born in London, England (d. 2014)
  • Sep 24 Sammy Guillen, West Indian cricketer (wicket-keeper for West Indies & NZ), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad (d. 2013)
  • Sep 24 Nina Bocharova, Soviet-Ukrainian gymnast (Olympic gold 1952), born in Suprunivka, Ukraine
  • Sep 25 Norman Ayrton, English actor and opera director (Royal Shakespearean Acad - UK), born in London (d. 2017)
  • Sep 27 Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell, American jazz pianist and composer, born in Harlem, New York (d. 1966)
  • Sep 27 Bernard Waber, American author, (d. 2013)
  • Sep 27 Fred Singer, American scientist
  • Sep 27 Josef Skvorecky, Czechoslovakia, writer and publisher (End of the Nylon Age, The Cowards) (d. 2012)
  • Sep 28 Antonio Jacinto, Portuguese West Africa, Angolan poet
  • Sep 28 Marcello Mastroianni, Italian actor (8½, La Dolce Vita; Dark Eyes, The Pizza Triangle), born in Fontana Liri, Lazio, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1996)
  • Sep 29 David Atkinson, British air marshal
  • Sep 30 Charles Quinlivan, American actor (Seven Guns to Mesa, Mr. Garlund), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1974)

Person of interestTruman Capote

Sep 30 Truman Capote, American author (In Cold Blood), born in New Orleans, Louisiana