Famous People Born in 1927

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 760

  • Jan 1 Carl Scheib, American baseball pitcher (at the time [1943] youngest player in MLB history at 16; Philadelphia A’s), born in Gratz, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • Jan 1 Doak Walker, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1948; Pro Bowl 1950-51, 53–55; First-team All-Pro 1950–51, 53–54; Detroit Lions), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1998)
  • Jan 1 Juliusz Luciuk, composer
  • Jan 1 Maurice Béjart, French choreographer (d. 2007)
  • Jan 1 Patricia "Pat" Heywood, Scottish actress (10 Rillington Place, Lucky Feller), born in Gretna Green, Scotland

Vernon L. SmithVernon L. Smith (96 years old)

Jan 1 American economist and Nobel laureate, born in Wichita, Kansas

  • Jan 1 Yuri Grigorovich, Leningrad, choreographer
  • Jan 2 David Herbert, publisher
  • Jan 4 Barbara Rush, American actress (Marsha-Peyton Place, It Came From Outer Space, Flamingo Road), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jan 4 Paul Desmarais, Canadian businessman
  • Jan 6 Jesse Leonard Steinfeld, 11th US Surgeon General (1969-73), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • Jan 8 Charles Tomlinson, British poet & translator, born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (d. 2015)
  • Jan 10 Basu Chatterjee, Indian film director (Rajanigandha, Chhoti Si Baat), born in Ajmer, Merwara, British India (d. 2020)
  • Jan 10 Gisele MacKenzie [LaFlèche], Canadian singer and actress (Your Hit Parade), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2003)
  • Jan 10 Johnnie Ray, American pop singer (Cry), born in Dallas, Oregon (d. 1990)
  • Jan 10 Lee Philips, American actor and director (Peyton Place, Ellery Queen), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1999)
  • Jan 10 Otto Stich, Swiss politician, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 2012)
  • Jan 11 John Hayes, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (15 Tests, 30 wickets; Auckland CA), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2007)
  • Jan 11 Wilton "Bogey" Gaynair, Jamaican-German jazz saxophonist ("Blue Bogey"; "Kingston Bypass"), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1995)
  • Jan 12 Salvatore Martirano, American composer, born in Yonkers, New York (d. 1995)
  • Jan 13 Brock Adams, American politician (d. 2004)
  • Jan 13 Sydney Brenner, South African biologist known for his contributions on the genetic code and molecular biology (Nobel Laureate 2002), born in Germiston, Transvaal, South Africa (d. 2019)
  • Jan 14 Ivan Kalita, Soviet equestrian dressage (Olympic silver 1968), born in Tambov Governorate (d. 1996)
  • Jan 14 John Mallard, English medical physicist (developed MRI and PET scans), born in Northampton, England (d. 2021)
  • Jan 14 Zuzana Ruzickova, Czech harpsichordist & Holocaust survivor, born in Bohemia, Czech Republic (d. 2017)
  • Jan 15 Francis Routh, British organist, composer (Sacred Tetralogy), magazine editor (Composer), educator, and music promoter (Redcliffe Festival), born in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England (d. 2021)
  • Jan 17 Donald Erb, American composer known for large orchestral works, born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • Jan 17 Dr Tom Dooley, American humanitarian (d. 1961)
  • Jan 17 Eartha Kitt, American singer (Santa Baby), dancer, activist, and actress (Batman - "Catwoman"), born in North, South Carolina (d. 2008)
  • Jan 17 Michael Herford Wooller, TV/film producer
  • Jan 18 Sundaram Balachander, Indian veena player, born in Mylapore, Chennai, India (d. 1990)
  • Jan 20 Geoffrey Atkins, British racquets player (World Champion 1954-72), born in Pune, India (d. 2021)
  • Jan 20 Olivier Strebelle, Belgian sculptor, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2017)
  • Jan 21 Clive Churchill, Australian rugby league fullback (37 Tests; NSW 27 games; South Sydney; RL "Immortal") and coach (Australia 29 Tests, South Sydney), born in Newcastle, Australia (d. 1985)
  • Jan 22 (Fletcher) Joe Perry, American AAFC/NFL Hall of Fame fullback, 1948-63, 3X Pro Bowl (San Francisco 49ers; Baltimore Colts), and US Navy veteran, born in Stephens, Arkansas (d. 2011)
  • Jan 22 Lou Creekmur, American football player (Detroit Lions) and hall of famer, born in Hopelawn, New Jersey (d. 2009)
  • Jan 23 Lars-Eric Lindblad, Swedish-American entrepreneur & explorer, born in Solna Municipality, Sweden (d. 1994)
  • Jan 24 Jerry Burns, American football coach (University of Iowa 1961-65; Minnesota Vikings 1986-91), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2021)
  • Jan 24 Paula Hawkins, American politician (Sen-R-FL, 1981-86), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2009)
  • Jan 24 Sir Patrick Macnaghten, 11th Baronet, British aristocrat (d. 2007)
  • Jan 25 Antônio Carlos Jobim [Tom Jobim], Brazilian singer-songwriter & composer (Getz/Gilberto), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 1994)
  • Jan 25 Fernie Flaman, Canadian NHL player (Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Dysart, Canada (d. 2012)
  • Jan 25 Gregg Palmer [Palmer Edvind Lee], American actor (Scream, To Hell & Back), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2015)
  • Jan 25 Seung Sahn, Korean zen teacher (Korean line), born in North Korea (d. 2004)
  • Jan 26 José Azcona del Hoyo, President of Honduras (1986-90), born in La Ceiba, Honduras (d. 2005)
  • Jan 26 William Redfield, American actor (Jimmy Hughes Rookie Cop, Marriage), born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • Jan 27 Doretta Morrow, American actress (Because You're Mine), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)
  • Jan 27 Michael Craig [Gregson], American actor (Escape 2000, Vault of Horror), born in Poona, British India
  • Jan 27 Nancy Dickerson, pioneering American radio and TV journalist (NBC, CBS), born in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin (d. 1997)
  • Jan 28 Anthony Garner, director (Conservative Central Office)
  • Jan 28 Don Fraser, American boxing promoter (LA venues; colourful wardrobe & offbeat PR gimmicks), born in Blythe, California (d. 2019)
  • Jan 28 J D Hughes, Principal (Ruskin College-Oxford)
  • Jan 28 Ronnie Scott [Schatt], British jazz saxophonist and club-owner, born in Aldgate, East London (d. 1996)
  • Jan 28 Roy Caton, American trumpet player and session musician, born in Frackville, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • Jan 29 Edward Abbey, American author and environmentalist (Desert Solitaire), born in Indiana, Pennsylvania (d. 1989)
  • Jan 30 Ahmed Abdul-Malik [Jonathan Tim, Jr.], American jazz double bassist and oud player (Odetta; Thelonius Monk), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1993)

Olof PalmeOlof Palme (1927-1986)

Jan 30 Prime Minister of Sweden (1969-76, 1982-86) assassinated, born in Stockholm, Sweden

Lorraine WarrenLorraine Warren (1927-2019)

Jan 31 American paranormal investigator (Amityville haunting), born in Monroe, Connecticut

  • Feb 1 Galway Kinnell, American author (Body Rags, Book of Nightmares), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2014)
  • Feb 2 Friedrich K Flick, German industrialist
  • Feb 2 Richard Belmont Ray, American politician (Rep-D-GA, 1983-93), born in Fort Valley, Georgia (d. 1999)
  • Feb 2 Richard Vance Maxfield, composer
  • Feb 2 Stan Getz [Stanley Gayetski], American big band, bebop, cool jazz, and bossa nova tenor saxophonist (Woody Herman; Getz/Gilberto), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • Feb 3 Blas Ople, Filipino politician (d. 2003)
  • Feb 3 Ilias Rosidis, Greek soccer defender (29 caps; Olympiacos FC), born in Neo Faliro, Piraeus, Greece (d. 2019)
  • Feb 3 Joan Lowery Nixon, American writer (d. 2003)
  • Feb 3 Kenneth Anger [Anglemeyer], American Underground Filmmaker (Magick Lantern Cycle), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2023)
  • Feb 3 Val Doonican [Michael Valentine], Irish singer and entertainer, born in Waterford (d. 2015)
  • Feb 5 Ruth Fertel, American entrepreneur (Ruth's Chris Steak Houses), born in Nw Orleans, Louisiana. (d. 2002)
  • Feb 5 Val Dufour, American actor (Search for Tomorrow, 1972-79 - "John Wyatt"; Another World, 1967-72), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2000)
  • Feb 6 Smokey Burgess, American baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Caroleen, North Carolina (d. 1991)
  • Feb 7 John Buller, British composer, born in London (d. 2004)
  • Feb 7 Juliette Gréco, French singer (Sous le ciel de Paris) and actress, born in Montpellier, France (d. 2020) [1]
  • Feb 7 Laurence "Laurie" Johnson, British film and television score composer (Dr. Strangelove; The Avengers), born in Hampstead, England
  • Feb 7 Vladimir Kuts, Russian runner (d. 1975)
  • Feb 8 John T. Myers, American politician (Rep-R-IN, 1967-97), born in Covington, Indiana (d. 2015)
  • Feb 8 Zdeněk Zouhar, Czech composer, and teacher, born in Kotvrdovice, Czechoslovakia[(d. 2011)
  • Feb 9 Donald Miller, CEO (Scottish Power)
  • Feb 9 Joe Maneri, American jazz composer, saxophone and clarinet player (Boston Microtonal Society), born in Brooklyn, NYC (d. 2009)
  • Feb 9 Norman Adams, painter/ceramic sculptor
  • Feb 10 Brian Priestman, British conductor and teacher, born in Birmingham, England (d. 2014)
  • Feb 10 Jakov Lind, German/British author (Counting My Footsteps)

Leontyne PriceLeontyne Price (96 years old)

Feb 10 American opera soprano (Porgy & Bess, Aida; Metropolitan Opera. 1961-85), born in Laurel, Mississippi

  • Feb 10 Nigel Bagnall, British field marshal (Chief of the General Staff (CGS), 1985-88), born in British India (d. 2002)
  • Feb 10 Viscount Cowdray, British financier/multi-millionaire
  • Feb 11 Michel Sénéchal, French operatic tenor, and educator, born in Paris (d. 2018)
  • Feb 12 Anne Gillis [Alma Conner], American actress (Faline-Bambi, Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Little Men), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2018)
  • Feb 13 Harry Wich, Dutch set designer
  • Feb 14 Lois Maxwell [Hooker], Canadian actress (Goldfinger, Dr. No, Miss Moneypenny), born in Kitchener, Ontario (d. 2007)
  • Feb 15 Frank Dunlop, director (Edinburgh International Festival)
  • Feb 15 Gottfrid Gräsbeck, Finnish choral director, and composer, born in Turku, Finland (d. 2010)
  • Feb 15 Harvey Korman, American actor (The Carol Burnett Show; Blazing Saddles; High Anxiety), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)
  • Feb 16 June Brown, British actress (EastEnders, 1985–93 & 1997–2020 - "Dot"; Sitting Target), born in Needham Market, Suffolk, England (d. 2022)
  • Feb 16 Roy Purdon, New Zealand harness-racing trainer (21 x NZ trainers premierships; 4 x NZ cup winners; 54 x Group One wins), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2022)

Fazal MahmoodFazal Mahmood (1927-2005)

Feb 18 Pakistan cricket fast bowler (34 Tests, 139 wickets), born in Lahore, Pakistan

  • Feb 18 John Warner, American politician (Sen-R-VA, 1979-2009) and 7th husband of Elizabeth Taylor (1976-84), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2021)
  • Feb 18 Luis Arroyo, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Feb 19 Rene Firino-Martell, French cognac manufacturer (Martell), born in Cognac, France (d. 1995)
  • Feb 20 Roy Cohn, lawyer, "grand inquisitor" (for Sen Joseph McCarthy)

Sidney PoitierSidney Poitier (1927-2022)

Feb 20 Bahamian-American actor, first black actor to win Oscar for Best Actor ('Lillies in the Field' - 1963; To Sir With Love"; "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"), director (Stir Crazy), civil rights advocate, and diplomat, born in Miami, Florida [1]

  • Feb 21 Erma Bombeck, American humorist (The Grass is Always Greener over the Septic Tank), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 1996)

Hubert de GivenchyHubert de Givenchy (1927-2018)

Feb 21 French fashion designer (Audrey Hepburn's LBD) & founder of Givenchy (1952), born in Beauvais, France

  • Feb 21 Pierre Mercure, Canadian composer (Kaléidoscope), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1966)
  • Feb 22 David Ahlstrom, American composer, born in Lancaster, New York (d. 1992)
  • Feb 22 Donald May, American actor (Adam-Edge of Night, Colt .45), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 22 Guy Mitchell [Albert George Cernik], American singer and actor (Red Garters; 3 Redheads from Seattle), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1999)
  • Feb 23 Ivan Hrušovský, Slovak composer and educator (Rytmus), born in Bratislava, Slovakia (d. 2001)
  • Feb 24 David Mourao-Ferreira, poet/politician
  • Feb 24 Emmanuelle Riva, French actress (Hiroshima Mon Amour), born in Alsace-Lorraine (d. 2017)
  • Feb 25 Jacques-Louis Monod, French pianist, conductor, and composer (Cantus Contra Cantum), born in Asnières, France (d. 2020)
  • Feb 25 Jane Nigh, American actress (Lorelei-Big Town, Blue Blood, Rawhide), born in Hollywood, California (d. 1993)
  • Feb 25 Ralph Stanley, American bluegrass musician, born in Dickenson County, Virginia (d. 2016)
  • Feb 25 René Thomas, Belgian jazz guitarist, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1975)
  • Feb 25 Rev. Bruce Ritter, Catholic priest and controversial founder of charity Covenant House, born in Trenton New Jersey (d. 1999)
  • Feb 25 Richard "Dick" Jones, American actor ("Pinocchio "- Pinocchio, The Frontiersman), born in Snyder, Texas (d. 2014)
  • Feb 26 Donald Gramm, American concert and opera bass-baritone, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1983)
  • Feb 26 Tom Kennedy, American quiz host (You Don't Say, Name That Tune), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Feb 27 Doralyn "Lynn" Cartwright, American character actress (A League of Their Own), born in McAlester, Oklahoma (d. 2004)
  • Feb 27 Lord Belhaven & Stenton
  • Feb 27 Michael Butler, Pro-Provost/chairman (Royal College of Art)
  • Feb 28 Bernard Frank, French writer and oriental scholar, born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France (d. 2006)
  • Feb 28 Don Helms, American steel guitarist (Hank Williams's Drifting Cowboys; Patsy Cline), born in New Brockton, Alabama (d. 2008)
  • Feb 28 John Swire, British aircraft magnate (Cathay Pacific)

Harry BelafonteHarry Belafonte (1927-2023)

Mar 1 Jr], Jamaican-American Grammy, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning calypso singer ("Banana Boat Song"), actor (Buck & the Preacher), and human rights activist, born in Harlem, New York

  • Mar 1 Lusine Amara, opera/concert singer
  • Mar 1 Robert Bork, American lawyer, government official (US Solicitor General, 1973-77), jurist (US Court of Appeals, 1982-88), rejected Supreme Court nominee (1987), and professor (Yale), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • Mar 2 Ray Prosser, Welsh rugby union prop (22 caps Wales, 1 British & Irish Lions; Pontypool) and coach (Pontypool RFC 1969-87), born in Pontypool, Wales (d. 2020)
  • Mar 2 Roger Walkowiak, French road cyclist (Tour de France 1956), born in Montluçon, France (d. 2017)
  • Mar 2 Siegfried Kohler, German composer (Tausend Sterne sind ein Dom), born in Meissen, Germany (d. 1984)
  • Mar 2 Witold Szalonek, Polish composer (Satire), educator, and musicologist, born in Czechowice-Dziedzice, Poland (d. 2001) [1]
  • Mar 3 Bruton Smith, American motor sports promoter and owner (CEO NASCAR; track owner Speedway Motorsports, Inc.), born in Oakboro, North Carolina (d. 2022)
  • Mar 3 Charles O. Whitley, American politician (Rep-D-NC, 1977-87), born in Siler City, North Carolina (d. 2002)
  • Mar 3 Frank Singleton, librarian
  • Mar 3 Pierre Aubert, member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • Mar 3 William Kurelek, Canadian artist and writer (The Maze, Passion of Christ series), born near Whitford, Alberta (d. 1977)
  • Mar 4 Dick Savitt, American tennis player (Wimbledon, Australian C'ships 1951), born in Bayonne, New Jersey (d. 2023)
  • Mar 4 Philip Batt, American politician, 29th Governor of Idaho, born in Wilder, Idaho
  • Mar 4 Robert DiDomenica, American flautist, composer and educator, born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Mar 4 Robert Orben, American magician
  • Mar 4 Syd Fischer, Australian yachtsman (Fastnet Race 1971, World C'hip One Ton Cup 1971, Round State Race Hawaii 1980; 2 x Sydney-Hobart Line honours), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2023)
  • Mar 4 Thayer David, American actor (Eiger Sanction, Rocky, Nero Wolfe, Savages), born in Medford, Massachusetts (d. 1978)
  • Mar 5 John "Jack" Cassidy, American stage and screen actor and Grammy Award-winning singer (Shangri-La; The Eiger Sanction: She Loves Me; Columbo), born in Richmond Hill, Virginia (d. 1976)
  • Mar 6 (Adanelle) "Norman" Treigle, American operatic bass-baritone, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1975)

Gabriel García MárquezGabriel García Márquez (1927-2014)

Mar 6 Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist (1982 Nobel Prize in Literature), born in Aracataca, Colombia

  • Mar 6 John Fairchild, CEO (Fairchild publishing), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Mar 6 Leroy Gordon Cooper Jr, Shawnee Oklahoma, USAF/astronaut (Mer 9, Gem 5)
  • Mar 6 William J Bell, soap opera creator (Young & Restless), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 7 Henri Landwirth, Belgian-American hotel owner and philanthropist
  • Mar 7 James Broderick, American actor and director (Dog Day Afternoon, Family), born in Charlestown, New Hampshire (d. 1982)
  • Mar 7 Jean-Paul Desbiens, Quebec writer and teacher (d. 2006)
  • Mar 8 Dick Hyman, American jazz pianist, composer, arranger, conductor, and organist, born in New York City
  • Mar 8 Jaromir Podešva, Czech composer (Fragments of the Quinguennium), music theorist, and pedagogue, born in Brno, Czechoslovakia (d. 2000)
  • Mar 8 Josef Berg, Czech composer and musicologist, born in Brno, Czechoslovakia (d. 1971)
  • Mar 8 Stanisław Kania, Polish politician
  • Mar 9 Hans Ludwig Schilling, German composer, born in Mayen, Germany (d. 2012)
  • Mar 9 Jackie Jensen, American baseball player (AL MVP 1958), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1982)
  • Mar 9 John Beckwith, Canadian composer, born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • Mar 10 Barbara Sinatra, American model and philanthropist, born in Bosworth, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • Mar 10 Claude Laydu, Belgian-born Swiss actor (Diary of a Country Priest), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2011)
  • Mar 10 Donn Trenner, American jazz pianist, arranger, and orchestra leader (Steve Allen's Westinghouse Show), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2020)
  • Mar 10 Paul Wunderlich, German lithographer/painter/sculptor
  • Mar 11 Alan Betts, emeritus professor (Royal Veterinary College)
  • Mar 11 Raymond Jackson [Jaki], British cartoonist
  • Mar 11 Robert Mosbacher, US politician(?)
  • Mar 11 Ron Todd, British trade unionist
  • Mar 12 Raúl Alfonsín, President of Argentina (1983-89), born in Chascomús, Buenos Aires (d. 2009)
  • Mar 13 Charles Sickman Corsen, Dutch Antillean poet, born in Curacao, Costa Rica (d. 1994)
  • Mar 13 Robert Denning, American interior designer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Mar 14 Bill Rexford, American auto racer (NASCAR Grand National Series championship 1950, youngest Cup champion [23]), born in Conewango Valley, New York (d. 1994)
  • Mar 14 Joop Wolff, Dutch editor (Truth) and politician (CPN)
  • Mar 15 Carl Smith, American country singer ("Deep Water"; "Ten Thousand Drums"; "Why, Why"), born in Maynardville, Tennessee (d. 2010)
  • Mar 15 Philip Vincent Belloc Jebb, architect
  • Mar 16 Daniel Patrick Moynihan, US ambassador to UN/(Sen-D-NY, 1977- )
  • Mar 16 Karlheinz Boehm, Austrian actor (Face of Fear, Peeping Tom, Unnatural), born in Darmstadt, Austria (d. 2014)
  • Mar 16 Olga San Juan, American actress, dancer and comedian (Variety Girl, 1 Touch of Venus), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • Mar 16 Vladimir Komarov, Soviet cosmonaut (Voshkod I, Soyuz 1) and the 1st human to die in a space flight, born in Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union (d. 1967)
  • Mar 17 Nancy Sheehan, writer
  • Mar 17 Patrick Allen, British actor (Roman Holiday;Dial "M" for Murder), born in Nyasaland, Africa (d. 2006)
  • Mar 17 Roberto Suazo Córdova, President of Honduras (1982-86), born in La Paz, Honduras (d. 2018)
  • Mar 17 Sulkhan Nasidze, Georgian composer, born in Tiflis, Transcaucasia, Soviet Union (now Tblisi, Georgia) (d. 1996)
  • Mar 18 George Plimpton, sports writer (Paper Lion), born in NYC, New York

John KanderJohn Kander (96 years old)

Mar 18 American musical theater and film composer, with Fred Ebb (Cabaret; Chicago; New York, New York; Funny Lady), born in Kansas City, Missouri

  • Mar 18 Lester "Big Daddy" Kinsey, American Chicago blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player, born near Pleasant Grove, Mississippi (d. 2001)
  • Mar 18 Lillian Vernon, founder and CEO of the Lillian Vernon Corporation (first company listed on US stock exchange started by a woman), born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 2015)

Allen NewellAllen Newell (1927-1992)

Mar 19 American computer scientist (Logic Theory Machine, General Problem Solver, Turing Award), born in San Francisco, California

Richie AshburnRichie Ashburn (1927-1997)

Mar 19 American Baseball Hall of Fame infielder (6 × MLB All-Star; NL batting champion 1955, 58; Philadelphia Phillies) and sportscaster (Phillies TV 1963-71), born in Tilden, Nebraska

  • Mar 20 John Joubert, British South African composer (The Raising of Lazarus; An English Requiem), and educator, born in Cape Town, Union of South Africa (d. 2019)
  • Mar 21 Hans-Dietrich Genscher, German Minister of Foreign Affairs (FDP), worked to re-unify Germany, born in Reideburg (d. 2016)
  • Mar 22 Marty Blake, NBA executive (GM Atlanta Hawks, NBA Director of Scouting), born in Wyoming, PA (d. 2013)
  • Mar 23 John Logan, Endicott, NY, MLB shortstop (Boston and Milwaukee Braves), (d. 2013)
  • Mar 23 Osvaldo Lacerda, Brazilian composer (Piratininga), and music professor, born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 2011)
  • Mar 24 János Decsényi, Hungarian composer (Farewell to a Vanished Century), born in Budapest, Hungary

Martin WalserMartin Walser (96 years old)

Mar 24 German writer, born in Wasserburg am Bodensee

  • Mar 25 Leslie Claudius, Indian field hockey (Olympic gold 1948, 52, 56), born in Bilaspur, India (d. 2012)
  • Mar 27 Anthony Lewis, American columnist (NY Times) and author (Gideon's Trumpet), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2013)
  • Mar 27 Lord Fanshawe of Richmond [Anthony Henry Fanshawe Royle], Conservative MP for Richmond (1959-83) (d. 2001)
  • Mar 27 Mo Ostin [Ostrofsky], American record company executive (Verve; Reprise; Warner Bros,; Dreamworks), born in New York City (d. 2022)
  • Mar 27 Mstislav Rostropovich, Soviet-Russian cellist and conductor, born in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR (d. 2007)
  • Mar 28 Marianne Fredriksson, Swedish author (Simon and the Oaks), born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 2007)
  • Mar 29 Arthur Ravenel Jr, American businessman and politician (Rep-R-South Carolina), born in Charleston, South Carolina

About 1927

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger (Feb 13, 1926 - Feb 1, 1927),
Rabbit (Feb 2, 1927 - Jan 22, 1928)