Famous People Born in 1924 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 622

  • May 1 Earl George, composer (d. 1994)
  • May 1 Enrico Josif, composer
  • May 1 Terry Southern, writer
  • May 2 Aafje Heynis, Dutch singer
  • May 2 Theodore Bikel, Austrian/US folk singer/actor (Russians Are Coming), born in Vienna (d.2015)
  • May 2 Jamal Abro, Sindhi writer (d. 2004)
  • May 3 Mary Carver, actress (Cecilia-Simon & Simon), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 3 Yehuda Amichai, Israeli poet (d. 2000)
  • May 3 Ken Tyrrell, English founder of eponymous F1 racing team (d. 2001)
  • May 4 Peter Aldersley, actor/disc jockey
  • May 4 Tat'yana Petrovna Nikolayeva, composer
  • May 5 Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, director (Monday's Child), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • May 5 Theo Olof, German/Neth violinist/prodigy/concert master
  • May 6 Mimi Benzell, operatic soprano (Gilda-Rigoletto), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • May 6 Denny Wright, British guitarist (d. 1992)
  • May 7 Albert Band, American film director (d. 2002)
  • May 8 Tristan Jones, British sailor and author, born off Tristan da Cunha (d. 1995)
  • May 9 Bulat S Okudzjava, Russian author (Student!)
  • May 9 Connie Russell, American singer (Club Embassy, Garroway at Large), born in NYC, New York
  • May 9 Gerard Wernars, Dutch graphic designer (Library stamps 1991)
  • May 9 Jean J A Girault, French director/screenwriter (l'Amour)
  • May 11 Antony Hewish, radio astronomer
  • May 11 Jackie Milburn, English soccer star (Newcastle United)
  • May 11 Eugene Dynkin, Russian mathematician

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May 12 Tony Hancock, English comedian and actor (Hancock's Half Hour), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1968)

Comedian Tony Hancock
Comedian
Tony Hancock
  • May 12 Alexander Esenin-Volpin, Russian mathematician
  • May 13 Harry Schwarz, South African MP and Ambassador to the US
  • May 13 Theodore Mann, American theatre producer and director
  • May 14 Joly Braga Santos, composer
  • May 14 Sonia d’Artois, British Canadian WWII resistance agent, born in Eastchurch, Kent (d. 2014)
  • May 14 Brad Anderson, American cartoonist (Marmaduke), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 2015)
  • May 15 Andrea Gyarmati, Hungary water polo player (Olympics, 1948-60), (d. 2013)
  • May 15 Don Kenyon, cricketer (England batsman in 8 Tests 1951-55)
  • May 15 Jaime Garcia Terre, poet/essayist
  • May 15 Ursula Thiess, Hamburg, actress (Monsoon, Bengal Brigade, Americano)
  • May 15 Maria Koepcke, German ornithologist (d. 1971)
  • May 16 Dawda Kairaba Jawara, president (Gambia, 1970-94)
  • May 16 Frank F Mankiewicz, American columnist (Perfectly Clear), born in NYC, New York
  • May 17 Frantisek Kovaricek, composer
  • May 17 Lord Tombs, CEO (Rolls Royce)
  • May 17 Thomas Baird, vice-admiral
  • May 18 Jack Whitaker, sportscaster (ABC, CBS), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 18 Priscilla Pointer, American actress
  • May 18 Maya Kopitseva, Russian painter of the Leningrad school, born in Gagry, USSR (d. 2005)
  • May 19 Sandy Galbraith Wilson, composer
  • May 20 Betty Driver, actress (Coronation St, Pardon the Expression)
  • May 20 Peter Shore, MP (Labour)
  • May 21 Peggy Cass, actress/TV panelist (To Tell the Truth, Mame), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • May 21 Robert Parris, composer (Book of Imaginery Beings), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 21 Jack Twyman, basketball player (Rochester/Cincinnati Royals), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • May 22 Charles Aznavour, Armenia, French singer (Monsieur Carnavel, Tin Drum)

  • May 22 Claude Andre Francois Ballif, composer
  • May 22 Helen Wedemeyer, Hilo Hawaii, actress (Hawaii Five-O)
  • May 23 Desmond Carrington, British radio host (The Music Goes Round), born in Bromley (d. 2017)
  • May 23 Michael McCrum, master (Corpus Christi College Cambridge)
  • May 23 V N Swamy, cricketer (one Test India v NZ 1955, DNB, 0-45)
  • May 25 István Nyers, Hungarian footballer (d. 2005)
  • May 26 Cooper Evans, (Rep-R-IA, 1981-87)
  • May 28 Edward du Cann, CEO (Lonrho)
  • May 28 Lord Rippon, British MP
  • May 28 Reginald Eyre, solicitor/MP
  • May 30 Norbert Schemansky, USA, middle heavyweight (Olympic gold 1952)
  • May 31 Patricia Roberts Harris, (Rep-D),1st African American woman cabinet member, born in Mattoon, Illinois (d. 1985)
  • May 31 Russell Endean, cricketer (28 Tests for South Africa, handled the ball 1956)
  • Jun 1 Paula Hinton, English ballet dancer, born in Ilford, Essex (d. 1996)
  • Jun 1 William Sloane Coffin, American clergyman (d. 2006)
  • Jun 2 June Callwood, Canadian jounalist and activist (d. 2007)
  • Jun 3 David Richard Holloway, literary Editor
  • Jun 3 Michael Gow, commandant (Royal College of Defense Studies)
  • Jun 3 Ted Mallie, American radio and television announcer (d. 1999)
  • Jun 3 Jimmy Rogers, American blues musician (Muddy Waters' Band), born in Ruleville, Mississippi (d. 1997)
  • Jun 4 Dennis Weaver, Joplin Mo, actor (Chester-Gunsmoke, Duel, Battered)
  • Jun 5 Kenneth Burslam Gardner, librarian/orientalist
  • Jun 6 Serge Nigg, French composer, born in Paris (d. 2008)
  • Jun 7 Dolores Gray, singer/actress (Designing Woman, Kismet), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 8 George Kirby, comedian (ABC Comedy Hour, Pearl Bailey Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 8 Glidewell, Lord Justice
  • Jun 8 Ian Colquhoun, cricket wicket keeper (NZ vs England 1954-55)
  • Jun 8 Sheldon Allman, actor (Norm-Harris Against the World), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 8 William Barlow, CEO (BICC)
  • Jun 8 Lyn Nofziger, American political operative (d. 2006)
  • Jun 9 Christine Goitschel, French slalom (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Jun 9 Peter Heatly, Scottish diver and Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Federation, born in Leith, Scotland (d. 2015)
  • Jun 9 Tony Britton, actor (Day of Jackal, Girl in my Soup), born in Birmingham, England
  • Jun 11 Ed Farhat, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)

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Jun 12 George H. W. Bush, 41st US President (R, 1989-93) and 43rd US Vice President (R, 1981-89), born in Milton, Massachusetts

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush
  • Jun 13 Percy Rodrigues, actor (Brainwaves), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jun 14 Vladimir Solouchin, Russian writer, born in Alepino (d. 1997)
  • Jun 15 Mohammed Ghazali, cricketer (Pak off-spinner wicketless in 2 Tests 54)
  • Jun 15 Ezer Weizman, 7th President of Israel (d. 2005)
  • Jun 16 Sayed Idries Shah, thinker
  • Jun 16 Lucky [Eli] Thompson, American jazz musician (Cuban Fire!), born in Columbia, South Carolina (d. 2005)
  • Jun 17 Gotthold Gloger, writer
  • Jun 17 Henk J Hoekstra, president (Dutch Communist Party)

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Jun 18 George Mikan, American NBA center (6-time all-pro), born in Joliet, Illinois (d. 2005)

NBA Center George Mikan
NBA Center
George Mikan
  • Jun 18 Liesbeth den Uyl-van Vessem, feminist/wife of Joop den Uyl
  • Jun 19 David Scott, British priest, Chaplain to the Queen (d. 1996)
  • Jun 19 Leo Nomellini, NFL defensive tackle (SF 49ers)
  • Jun 19 Wassil Bykau, Belarusian writer, born in Bytschki, Vitebsk Region (d. 2003)
  • Jun 20 Chet Atkins, Luttrell Tenn, guitarist (Me & My Guitar)
  • Jun 20 Rainer Barzel, German leader (CDU-CSU)/minister
  • Jun 20 Fritz Koenig, German sculptor (Sphere at World Trade Center), born in Wurzburg (d. 2017)
  • Jun 21 Wally Fawkes, cartoonist/jazz clarinetist
  • Jun 21 Jean Laplanche, French psychoanalytic thinker
  • Jun 24 Ranasinghe Premadasa, president of Sri Lanka (1989-93)
  • Jun 24 Kurt Furgler, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 2008)
  • Jun 24 Brian Bevan, Australian rugby league footballer (d. 1991)
  • Jun 25 Sidney Lumet, director (Group, Pawnbroker, Fail Safe), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 26 Peter Miles, British keeper of privy purse
  • Jun 26 Syd Lawrence, bandleader (Syd Lawrence Orch)
  • Jun 26 Costas Axelos, Greek philosopher
  • Jun 27 Paul F Conrad, US cartoonist (Pulitzer 1964, 71, 84), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Jun 27 Bob Appleyard, cricketer (superb England off-spinner, brief career)
  • Jun 27 Efua Theodore Sutherland, writer
  • Jun 28 Henk van Stipriaan, Dutch radio host
  • Jun 29 Ezra Laderman, American composer (Jacob & the Indians), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 29 Flo Sandon's, Italian singer (d. 2006)
  • Jul 2 Rick Besoyan, composer
  • Jul 3 Geoffrey Sammons, senior partner (Allen & Overy)
  • Jul 3 S. R. [Sellapan Ramanathan] Nathan, 6th President of Singapore (1999-2011), born in Singapore (d. 2016)
  • Jul 4 Eva Marie Saint, actress (On the Waterfront, North by Northwest), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Jul 5 Beverly Tyler, actress (Fireball, Lorelei-Big Town), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 5 Niels Jannasch, Canadian historian and museum curator (d. 2001)
  • Jul 5 János Starker, Hungarian cellist, (d. 2013)
  • Jul 6 Robert Michael White, American test pilot (X-15), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 7 Dieter Nowka, composer
  • Jul 7 Mary Ford, [Colleen Summer], vocalist/actress (Queen of Outer Space)
  • Jul 8 Johnnie Johnson, American blues musician (d. 2005)
  • Jul 9 Leonard Pennario, pianist (LA Philharmonic), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jul 9 Pierre Cochereau, composer
  • Jul 10 Bobo Brazil, American professional wrestler (d. 1998)
  • Jul 10 Johnny Bach, American basketball coach
  • Jul 11 Claus Bremer, German dramatist, born in Hamburg (d. 1996)
  • Jul 11 César Lattes, Brazilian physicist (d. 2005)
  • Jul 11 Charlie Tully, Northern Irish footballer (d. 1971)
  • Jul 12 Jaap Geraedts, composer
  • Jul 13 George Handy, horse trainer
  • Jul 13 Carlo Bergonzi, Italian singer
  • Jul 14 James W. Black, Scottish pharmacologist, Nobel laureate
  • Jul 15 David Cox, warden (Nuffield College, Oxford)
  • Jul 15 Jeremiah A Denton, (Sen-R-AL, 1981-86)
  • Jul 16 Bess Myerson, 1st Jewish Miss America (1945), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jul 18 Howard Roberts, choral director (Leslie Uggams Show), born in Burlington, New Jersey
  • Jul 18 John Cruickshank, French scholar
  • Jul 18 Inge Sørensen, Danish swimmer
  • Jul 19 Pat Hingle [Martin Patterson], American actor (Splendor in the Grass, Batman Returns), born in Miami, Florida
  • Jul 19 Sybren Polet, [Sijbe Minnema], Dutch writer/poet (Mannekino)
  • Jul 19 Stanley K. Hathaway, American politician (d. 2005)
  • Jul 20 Hans Lodeizen, [Johannes A Frederik], Dutch poet (Inner Self)
  • Jul 20 Lola Albright, actress (Delta Country, Kid Galahad), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2017)
  • Jul 20 Thomas Berger, American novelist (Vital Parts, Little Big Man), born in Cincinnati, Ohio, (d. 2014)
  • Jul 20 Mort Garson, Canadian composer
  • Jul 21 Don Knotts, American actor (Andy Griffth Show, 3's Company), born in Morgantown, West Virginia (d. 2006)
  • Jul 22 Margaret Whiting, American singer (Kreisler Bandstand, Strauss Family), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 23 Betsy Haworth, deacon/minister
  • Jul 23 Gavin Lambert, British-born screenwriter (d. 2005)
  • Jul 24 David Loram, British vice-admiral (Supreme Allied Commander)
  • Jul 24 Glenn Loren Glasow, composer
  • Jul 24 Janine Charrat, French ballerina/choreographer
  • Jul 24 Lord Digby, lord-lt for Dorset
  • Jul 24 Charles K. Johnson, American President of the Flat Earth Society, born in San Angelo, Texas (d. 2001)
  • Jul 25 Frank Church, (Sen-D-Id, 1957-81)
  • Jul 26 Elias Motsoaledi, South African Umkhonto we Sizwe-commandant
  • Jul 26 John Kilgour, director of prison medical services (Home Office)
  • Jul 26 Louis Bellson, Rock Falls Ill, orchestra leader (Pearl Bailey Show)
  • Jul 27 Otar Vasil'yevich Taktakishvili, composer
  • Jul 27 Vincent Canby, critic (NY Times)
  • Jul 28 Fred Fisher, cricketer (one Test for NZ v SA 1953)
  • Jul 28 Peter James Frederick Green, CEO (LLoyd's of London)
  • Jul 29 Arnold Weinstock, English industrial/multi-millionaire (GEC)
  • Jul 29 Robert Horton, actor (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • Jul 29 Lloyd Bochner, Canadian actor (d. 2005)

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Jul 29 Elizabeth Short, American victim in the Black Dahlia case, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1947)

Murder victim Elizabeth Short
Murder victim
Elizabeth Short
  • Jul 30 Christopher Shaw, composer
  • Jul 30 William Gass, Fargo ND, novelist/philosopher (Omensetter's Luck)
  • Aug 1 Frank Worrell, cricketer (one of the three W's, inspiring WI captain)
  • Aug 1 Jeffrey Segal, actor/playwright (Vanity Fair, Rest in Pieces)
  • Aug 1 Marcia Mae Jones, American actress (d. 2007)
  • Aug 1 Georges Charpak, Polish-French Physicist who invented and developed subatomic particle detectors (Nobel Prize for Physics in 1992), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 2 Carroll O'Connor, American actor (All in the Family, In the Heat of the Night), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)

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Aug 2 James Baldwin, American author (Go Tell it on Mountain, Another Country), born in Harlem, New York (d. 1987)

  • Aug 2 Joe Harnell, American musician, composer and arranger (d. 2005)
  • Aug 3 Leon Uris, novelist (Exodus, QB VII, Battle Cry), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Aug 3 Max van der Stoel, Dutch Foreign minister (PvdA)
  • Aug 7 Kenneth Kendall, British broadcaster (BBC News, Treasure Hunt), born in British India (d. 2012)
  • Aug 8 Thomas Beversdorf, composer
  • Aug 10 Martha Hyer, American actress (Day of the Wolves, Night of the Grizzly), born in Fort Worth, TX, (d. 2014)
  • Aug 11 Arlene Dahl, American actress and TV panelist (Ambush), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Aug 12 Derek Shackleton, England cricket pace bowler (50's)
  • Aug 12 Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, leader of Pakistan (d. 1988)
  • Aug 13 John Milne, CEO (Blue Circles Industries)
  • Aug 14 Georges Prêtre, French conductor known for interpretation, born in Waziers, France (d. 2017)

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Aug 15 Phyllis Schlafly, right-wing crusader, Eagle Forum president, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2016)

Eagle Forum President Phyllis Schlafly
Eagle Forum President
Phyllis Schlafly
  • Aug 15 Robert Oxton Bolt, English playwright (A Man for All Seasons, Doctor Zhivago), born in Sale, Manchester (d. 1995)
  • Aug 17 Helen Wallis, cartographer/librarian
  • Aug 17 John A Emmens, art historian/poet (Kunst & Vliegwerk)
  • Aug 17 Laurence Richard Deniz, jazz guitarist
  • Aug 17 Evan Connell, American author (The Patriot), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2013)
  • Aug 18 Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, President of Pakistan (1977-88)[or Aug 12]
  • Aug 19 William Marshall, American actor, director, and opera singer (Blacula, Scream Blacula Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)