Famous People Born in 1927 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 755

  • Mar 29 John McLaughlin, American TV commentator (McLaughlin Group) and Nixon aide, born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2016)
  • Mar 29 John R. Vane, English pharmacologist (Nobel 1982), born in Tardebigg, Worcestershire (d. 2004)
  • Mar 30 Peter Marshall, American TV game show host (Hollywood Squares), born in Huntington, West Virginia
  • Mar 30 Robert Armstrong [Lord Armstrong of Ilminster], British peer and civil servant (Spycatcher trial), born in Headington, England (d. 2020)
  • Mar 30 Wally Grout, Australian cricket wicketkeeper (51 Tests, 187 dismissals, 3 x 50s), born in Mackay, Australia (d. 1968)

Cesar ChavezCesar Chavez (1927-1993)

Mar 31 American farm labor leader (United Farm Workers), born in Yuma, Arizona

  • Mar 31 Dave Hassinger, American recording engineer and record producer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2007)
  • Mar 31 William Daniels, American actor (Dr Mark Craig-St Elsewhere, 1776), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 1 Amos Milburn, American R&B singer and pianist ("One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer"), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1980)
  • Apr 1 Walter Bahr, American soccer midfielder (19 caps) and coach (Penn State), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • Apr 2 Billy Pierce, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star x 7; World Series 1945; AL wins leader 1957; MLB ERA leader 1955; AL strikeout leader; 1953; Chicago White Sox), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Apr 2 Carmen Basilio, American boxer (World Welterweight title 1955-56; Middleweight title 1957-58), born in Canastota, New York (d. 2012)
  • Apr 2 Ferenc Puskás, Hungarian soccer forward (Hungary 85 caps, Spain 4; Real Madrid, Budapest Honvéd) and manager (Panathinaikos), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2006)
  • Apr 3 Éva Székely, Hungarian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m breaststroke 1952; silver 1956; first WR 400m individual medley 1953), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2020)
  • Apr 3 Pierre D'Archambeau. American concert violinist, born in Yverdon, Switzerland (d. 2014)
  • Apr 3 Wesley Brown, 1st African American US Naval Academy graduate, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2012)
  • Apr 4 Bob Stump, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Arizona, born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2003)
  • Apr 5 John Gilbert, British politician and Minister (Labour), born in London (d. 2013)
  • Apr 6 David Ingram, Vice-Chancellor (University of Kent at Canterbury)
  • Apr 6 Gerry Mulligan, American saxophonist and orchestra leader (Jazz On A Summer Day), born in Queens, New York (d. 1996)
  • Apr 7 Babatunde Olatunji, Nigerian percussionist (Drums of Passion), educator, and social activist, born in Ajido, Lagos (d. 2003)
  • Apr 8 Oliver "Ollie" Mitchell, American musician and bandleader (The Wrecking Crew), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • Apr 10 Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Jewish-American biochemist and geneticist (Nobel 1968), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
  • Apr 10 Wesley A Clark, American computer designer (first personal computer - LINC), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2016)
  • Apr 11 Domenico Guaccero, Italian composer, born in Palo de Colle, Italy (d. 1984)
  • Apr 12 Patrick Meehan, Scottish petty criminal, wrongly convicted of murder
  • Apr 13 Bill Wedderburn, Baron Wedderburn of Charlton, British politician, born in London (d. 2012)
  • Apr 13 George Washington, American boxing trainer (Riddick Bowe and Mark Breland), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2006)
  • Apr 13 Joyce Plesters, British conservation scientist, born in Studley, Warwickshire (d. 1996)
  • Apr 13 Maurice Ronet, French film actor, director, and writer (Frantic, Sphinx, Circle of Love), born in Nice, France (d. 1983)
  • Apr 14 Dany Robin, French actress (Follow the Boys, Topaz, Jupiter, Julietta), born in Clamart, France (d. 1995)
  • Apr 15 Abha Gandhi, servant to Gandhi (d. 1995)
  • Apr 15 Annapurna Devi [Roshanara Khan], Indian classical surbahar (bass sitar) player, and music teacher, born in Maihar, British India (now part of Madhya Pradesh, India) (d. 2018)
  • Apr 15 Robert Mills, American physicist (quantum field theory), born in Englewood, New Jersey (d. 1999)

Benedict XVIBenedict XVI (1927-2022)

Apr 16 German Catholic Pope (2005-13), born in Marktl, Bavaria, Germany [1]

  • Apr 16 Edie Adams [Edith Enke], American businesswoman, singer, actress and comedian (Murial Cigar), born in Kingston, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • Apr 16 Peter Mark Richman, American actor (Andrew-Dynasty), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 17 Christopher Whelen, British composer and conductor, born in London, England (d. 1993)
  • Apr 18 Jim De Courcy, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman 1953), born in Newcastle, New South Wales (d. 2000)

Samuel P. HuntingtonSamuel P. Huntington (1927-2008)

Apr 18 American political scientist (The Clash of Civilizations) and presidential adviser, born in NYC, New York

  • Apr 18 Tadeusz Mazowiecki, 1st Prime Minister of Poland (1989-90), born in Płock, Poland (d. 2013)
  • Apr 19 Don Barbour, American singer (The Four Freshmen), born in Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana (d. 1961)
  • Apr 20 Karl Alexander Müller, Swiss superconductivity physicist (Nobel 1987), born in Basel. Switzerland
  • Apr 20 Phil Hill, American auto racer (F1 world champion 1961; 24 Hours of Le Mans 1958, 61, 62), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2008)
  • Apr 21 Gerald Flood, British actor (Doctor Who, Patton), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England (d. 1989)
  • Apr 21 Robert Brustein, American dean, Yale School of Drama), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 22 (Lorenzo) "Laurel" Aitken, Cuban-Jamaican singer and one of the pioneers of Caribbean pop and ska music, born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2005)
  • Apr 22 Pascal Bentoiu, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2016)
  • Apr 23 Russell Smith, American composer, born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama (d. 1998)
  • Apr 24 "Fatty" George [Pressler], Austrian swing jazz clarinettist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1982)
  • Apr 24 Josy Barthel, Luxembourgish 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1952), born in Mamer, Luxembourg (d. 1992)
  • Apr 24 Pasqualino de Santis, Italian cinematographer, born in Fondi, Latina, Italy (d. 1996)
  • Apr 24 Seymour Bernstein, American concert pianist, teacher, and composer, born in Newark, New Jersey

Albert UderzoAlbert Uderzo (1927-2020)

Apr 25 French cartoonist and script writer (Asterix comic books), born in Fismes, Marne, France

  • Apr 25 Corín Tellado, Spanish romance novelist, sold the most books in Spanish (400 million), born in El Franco, Spain (d. 2009)
  • Apr 25 Ernst Widmer, Swiss-Brazilian composer, born in Aarau, Switzerland (d. 1990)
  • Apr 26 Dame Anne McLaren, British biologist and leading researcher on human in vitro fertilisation (IVF), born in London, England (d. 2007)
  • Apr 26 Jack Douglas, English comedian (My Brother Was an Only Child, Jack Paar Show), born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (d. 1989)
  • Apr 26 John Ralston, American College Football Hall of Fame linebacker, coach and executive (Cal, Stanford, Denver Broncos), born in Oakland, California (d. 2019)
  • Apr 27 Connie Kay, American jazz drummer (Modern Jazz Quartet), born in Tuckahoe, New York (d. 1994)
  • Apr 27 Coretta Scott King, American activist and wife of Martin Luther King Jr., born in Heiberger, Alabama (d. 2006)
  • Apr 27 Gerard Cieślik, Polish soccer striker and manager (45 caps, 27 goals), born in Hajduki, Poland (d. 2013)
  • Apr 27 Joe Moakley, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts (1973-2001), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2001)

Sheila ScottSheila Scott (1927-1988)

Apr 27 English aviator who completed the 1st round-the-world solo flight by a woman, born in Worcester, Worcestershire

  • Apr 28 Garry [Garfield Howard] Weston, English industrial billionaire (Twinings Tea)
  • Apr 29 (Cecil James) "Big Jay" McNeely, American R&B saxophonist, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2018)
  • Apr 29 Betsy Ancker-Johnson, American physicist and auto company executive, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Apr 29 Dorothy Manley, English 100m sprinter (Olympic silver 1948), born in London, England
  • Apr 30 Lars Hall, Swedish pentathlete (Olympic gold 1952), born in Karlskrona, Sweden (d. 1991)
  • May 1 Bernard Vukas, Croatian soccer forward (59 caps, Yugoslavia; Hajduk Split; Olympic silver 1948, 52), born in Zagreb, Croatia (d. 1983)
  • May 1 Billy Byers, American jazz trombonist and arranger, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1996)
  • May 1 Greta Andersen, Danish swimmer (gold medal, 100m freestyle 1948 Olympics), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • May 1 Israr Ali, Pakistan cricket all-rounder (4 Tests; member of Pakistan's first Test team that played against India 1952–53), born in Jalandhar, Punjab, India (d. 2016)
  • May 1 Roland Verhavert, Flemish screenwriter (Sea Gulls Die in the Harbor)
  • May 2 Raymond "Ray" Barrett, Australian actor (The Troubleshooters, Gillette Summer Sports Reel), born in Brisbane, Queensland (d. 2009)
  • May 4 Owen "Terry" Scott, British actor and comedian (Terry and June, Carry On Films), born in Watford, Hertfordshire (d. 1994)
  • May 5 Charles Rosen, American pianist and musicologist (Sonata Forms), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • May 5 Pat Carroll, American comedienne and Emmy Award-winning actress (The Little Mermaid - "Ursula"; Make Room for Daddy), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2022)
  • May 5 Sid O'Linn, South African cricketer (soccer for South Africa 1947, cricket 1960), born in Oudtshoorn, Cape Province (d. 2016)
  • May 6 Ettore Manni, Italian actor (Street People, Divine Nymph, Fatal Desire, Heroes in Hell), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1979)
  • May 6 Michael Frederick, Barbadian cricketer (one Test WI v England 1954, scored 0 & 30), born in St Peter, Barbados (d. 2014)
  • May 7 Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, German-American novelist and screenwriter, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 2013)
  • May 8 Ian Denholm, Scottish shipping CEO (Murray Investment Trust), born in Kilmacolm, Scotland (d. 2018)
  • May 8 Murray Lerner, American documentary and experimental film director and producer (Secrets of the Reef), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)
  • May 8 Philip Wilkinson, British bank executive (National Westminster Bank) (d. 2007)
  • May 9 John McDermott, Lord Justice of Appeal (Northern Ireland)
  • May 9 Juan José Pizzuti, Argentine soccer striker and manager (12 caps; Racing Club de Avellaneda), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2020)
  • May 9 Manfred Eigen, German physicist/chemist (Nobel 1967)
  • May 9 Ray Katt, baseball player
  • May 10 Mike Souchak, American golfer (15 PGA Tour titles; Ryder Cup 1959, 61), born in Berwick, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • May 10 Nayantara Sahgal, Indian author
  • May 11 Anthony Hollis, British High Court Judge, (d. 2003)
  • May 11 Gene Savoy, American author, explorer, scholar and cleric (d. 2007)
  • May 11 Mort Sahl, American stand-up comedian, political satirist, writer, and TV personality (The Big Party), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2021)
  • May 11 Zilpha Keatly Snyder, American sci-fi author (Headless Cupid)
  • May 13 Archie Scott-Brown, English race car driver (d. 1958)
  • May 13 Clive Barnes, American drama critic (NY Times, NY Post)
  • May 13 Herbert Ross, American director, producer and choreographer (Footloose, Steel Magnolias), born in New York City (d. 2001)
  • May 13 Karl-Heinz Köper, German conductor, and composer (Tuba-Tabu; Pop Corn Concerto), born in Hanover, Germany (d. 2011)
  • May 14 Herbert W. Franke, Austrian writer
  • May 14 Shirley Spork, American golfer and administrator (co-founder LPGA; Women's PGA C'ship runner-up 1962), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2022)
  • May 16 John Walford, solicitor
  • May 16 Nílton Santos, Brazilian footballer, (d. 2013)
  • May 16 Paul Angerer, Austrian violist, violinist, conductor (Concilium Musicum Wien), harpsichordist, composer and radio host, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2017)
  • May 17 Ronald Halstead, deputy CEO (British Steel)
  • May 18 Richard Body, British politician (C), born in Eton, Buckinghamshire
  • May 19 John Thompson, American football executive (GM Seattle Seahawks 1976-82; NFL Executive of the Year 1978), born in South Bend, Washington (d. 2022)
  • May 20 David Frederick Barlow, composer
  • May 20 David Hedison, American actor (Colbys, Voyage to Bottom of Sea), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • May 20 Franciszek Macharski, Polish Cardinal, Archbishop of Krakow (1978-2005), born in Krakow (d. 2016)
  • May 20 Walter Aschaffenburg, German-American composer, born in Essen, Germany (d. 2005)
  • May 20 [Harold] Bud Grant, Wisc, CFL/NFL player and coach (Winnipeg, Minnesota)
  • May 21 George Levy, English antique dealer and heritage campaigner (d. 1996)
  • May 21 Kay Kendall [Justine McCarthy], British actress (Genevieve, The Constant Husband, Les Girls), born in Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire (d. 1959)
  • May 22 Eric Petrie, New Zealand cricket wicketkeeper (14 Tests, 25 dismissals, 1 x 50; Auckland, Northern Districts), born in Ngāruawāhia, New Zealand (d. 2004)
  • May 22 Glenn Bassett, American tennis coach (UCLA 1967-93; 7 x NCAA C'ships), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2020)
  • May 22 Michael Constantine [Ioannides], American actor (Room 222 - "Mr. Kaufman"; Don't Drink the Water; My Big Fat Greek Wedding), born in Reading, Pennsylvania (d. 2021)
  • May 22 Phil Tucker, American film director (Robot Monster), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1985)
  • May 24 Charles "Majeed" Greenlee, American jazz trombonist (Archie Shepp), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1993)
  • May 24 John Kelly Jr, American rower (Olympic bronze single sculls 1956; president US Olympic Committee) and brother of Grace Kelly, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1985)
  • May 24 Martinus J Mentz, South African MP (Conservative)
  • May 24 Timothy Bevan, British lawyer and CEO (Barclays Bank) (d. 2016)
  • May 25 Robert Ludlum, American spy novelist (Bourne Identity), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • May 26 David Edgerton, American entrepreneur and founder of Burger King, born in Lebanon, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • May 26 Jacques Bergerac, French actor (Gigi, Les Girls, Thunder in Sun) and business executive (Revlon), born in Biarritz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France (d. 2014)
  • May 27 Bryan Cowgill, deputy chairman (Mirror Group)
  • May 27 Jan Blokker, Dutch writer/journalist (VPRO, People's Newspaper)
  • May 28 Bernhard Lewkovitch, Danish organist and composer, born in Copenhagen
  • May 28 Francois Nourissier, French writer (Un petit bourgeois)
  • May 28 Norman Ireland, CEO (Bowater)
  • May 28 Robert Evans, CEO (British Gas)
  • May 29 Carl Toms, British stage designer (1 Million BC, Moon Zero Two), born in Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1999)
  • May 29 Dick Hillenius, Dutch biologist and writer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1987)
  • May 29 Trevor Holdsworth, English CEO (National Power), born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England (d. 2010)
  • May 30 Dick Noel, American TV host (It's a Small Wonder), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 30 Evelyn Wesler Zemel, American author (American Glass Animals)
  • May 30 Norman "Clint" Walker, American actor (Kodiak, Cheyenne, Dirty Dozen), born in Hartford, Illinois
  • May 31 (James) "Red" Holloway, American jazz tenor saxophonist, born in Helena, Arkansas (d. 2012)
  • May 31 James Eberle, British admiral, director of the Royal Institute of International Affairs)
  • May 31 Michael Sandberg, British CEO (Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corp)
  • Jun 2 Andre Vandernoot, Flemish conductor (Royal Flemish Opera)
  • Jun 2 Phillip Burton, historian (Vanishing Eagles)
  • Jun 2 W. Watts Biggers, American novelist (The Man Inside), and animator (Underdog), born in Avondale Estates, Georgia (d. 2013)
  • Jun 3 (Homer) "Boots" Randolph, American session saxophonist ("Yakety Sax"), born in Paducah, Kentucky (d. 2007)
  • Jun 4 Geoffrey Palmer, British actor (A Fish Called Wanda, The Madness of King George, Butterflies, Smacks & Thistle), born in London, England (d. 2020)
  • Jun 4 Priscilla Morrill, American actress (Edie Grant-Mary Tyler Moore), born in Medford, Massachusetts (d. 1994)
  • Jun 7 Martin Carter, Guyanese poet and political activist, born in Georgetown, Guyana (d. 1997)
  • Jun 8 Dame Anne Warburton, 1st British female ambassador (1976) and President of Lucy Cavendish College (Cambridge) (d. 2015)

Jerry StillerJerry Stiller (1927-2020)

Jun 8 American comedian (Frank Constanza-Seinfeld, Stiller & Meara), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Jun 8 Michael Levey, English art historian and director (British National Gallery), born in Wimbledon, London (d. 2008)
  • Jun 9 Franco Donatoni, Italian composer, born in Verona, Italy (d. 2000)
  • Jun 9 Norman Sisisky, American politician (Rep-D-VA, 1983-2001), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2001)
  • Jun 10 Eugene Parker, American solar astrophysicist (Parker Space Probe named after him), born in Houghton, Michigan (d. 2022)
  • Jun 10 László Kubala, Hungarian soccer striker (3 caps Hungary, 6 Czechoslovakia, 19 Spain, 4 Catalonia; FC Barcelona 186 games) and manager (Spain 1969–80), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2002)
  • Jun 10 Lin Yang-kang, Taiwanese politician, born in Niitaka District, Taiwan (d. 2013)
  • Jun 10 Michael Walsh, British Army officer (Operation Musketeer), born in Harrogate, England (d. 2015)
  • Jun 11 Beryl Grey, English prima ballerina, born in Highgate, London
  • Jun 11 Josef Anton Reidl, German composer, born in Munich, Germany (d. 2016)
  • Jun 11 Marcus Fox, British Conservative Party MP and chairman (1922 Committee), born in Batley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 2002)
  • Jun 12 Henry Slesar, American writer and playwright (The Edge of Night), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • Jun 12 Timir Pinegin, Russian sailor (Olympic gold 1960), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2013)
  • Jun 13 Attila Zoller, Hungarian-American jazz guitarist, educator (Vermont Jazz Center, 1974-98), and inventor (bi-directional pickup), born in Visegrád, Hungary (d. 1998)
  • Jun 13 Knut Wiggen, Norwegian computer music pioneer and composer, born in Buvika (d. 2016)
  • Jun 13 Slim Dusty [David Kirkpatrick], Australian country music singer-songwriter, born in Kempsey, New South Wales (d. 2003)
  • Jun 15 Hugo Pratt, Italian graphic artist, born in Rimini, Italy (d. 1995)
  • Jun 15 Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humourist and Urdu poet (d. 1978)
  • Jun 15 Joji "George" Kawaguchi Japanese jazz drummer and bandleader, born in Fukakusa, Kyoto, Japan (d. 2003)
  • Jun 16 Tom Graveney, England cricket batsman (79 Tests; top score 258; 732 first class games), born in Riding Mill, Northumberland (d. 2015)
  • Jun 17 Austin Murphy, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania), born in North Charleroi, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 17 Lucio Fulci, Italian director "Godfather of Gore", born in Rome (d. 1996)
  • Jun 17 Martin Böttcher, German composer and conductor, born in Berlin (d. 2019)
  • Jun 18 (Clarence) "Bud" Brown, Jr, American politician (US Representative from Ohio, 1965-83), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2022)
  • Jun 18 John Phillipps Kenyon, English historian, born in Sheffield, England (d. 1996)
  • Jun 18 Paul Eddington, British actor (Devil Rides Out, Devil's Bride), born in Paddington, London (d. 1995)
  • Jun 18 Simeon Pironkov, Bulgarian composer, born in Lom, Bulgaria (d. 2000)
  • Jun 19 Karel Kupka, Czech composer, born in Rychvald
  • Jun 19 Luciano Benjamín Menéndez, Argentine general, Commander of the Third Army Corps (1975-79), and convicted human rights violator and murderer, born in San Martín, Buenos Aires (d. 2018)
  • Jun 20 John M Dengler, American jazz multi-instrumentalist - bass sax/trumpet/trombone (The Intensely Vigorous Jazz Band), born in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania [1]
  • Jun 21 Carl Burton Stokes, African American politician (51st mayor of Cleveland) and TV newscaster, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • Jun 22 Ann Petersen, Belgian actress (Home Sweet Home, Pauline & Paulette), born in Wuustwezel, Belgium (d. 2003)
  • Jun 23 Bob Fosse, American choreographer, film and stage director (All the Jazz, Cabaret, Damn Yankees), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • Jun 24 Martin Lewis Perl, American physicist (1995 Nobel Prize for Physics for discovery of the tau lepton particle), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
  • Jun 26 Leslie Carpenter, British publishing executive and CEO (Reed International)
  • Jun 27 Bob Keeshan, American actor (Captain Kangaroo), born in Lynbrook, New York (d. 2004)
  • Jun 27 David Hobman, English human right activist and director (Age Concern England) (d. 2003)
  • Jun 27 Johnny "Big Moose" Walker, American electric and Chicago blues pianist, organist, and bass guitar player (Muddy Waters; Junior Wells; Elmore James), born in Stoneville, Mississippi (d. 1999)
  • Jun 27 Robert Casey, American actor (Henry-Aldrich Family Show, What to Do on a Date), born in Rochester, New York
  • Jun 28 F. Sherwood Rowland, American Nobel laureate in chemistry 1995, born in Delaware, Ohio (d. 2012)
  • Jun 28 Theo van Tijn, Dutch marxist/social-historian
  • Jun 30 Harvey Vernon [Chet Smith], American actor (Teen Wolf, Jasper-Carter Country), born in Flint, Michigan (d. 1996)
  • Jun 30 James Goldman, American screenwriter and playwright (The Lion in Winter, They Might Be Giants), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1998)
  • Jun 30 Joe Skeen, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Mexico), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 2003)
  • Jun 30 Pat McCormick, American comedy writer (Red Skeleton; Get Smart; The Tonight Show; Don Rickles Show), and actor (Smokey and the Bandit), born in Lakewood, Ohio (d. 2005)
  • Jun 30 Shirley Fry, American tennis player (French Open 1951; Wimbledon,rnUS Open 1956; Australian Open 1957; 11 x Grand Slam doubles titles; world #1 1956), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2021)
  • Jul 1 Chandra Shekhar, Indian politician, 8th Prime Minister of India (1990-91), born in Ibrahimpatti, British India (d. 2007)
  • Jul 1 Hans Eklund, Swedish composer, born in Sandviken (d. 1999)
  • Jul 2 Brock Peters [George Fisher], American actor and singer (Carmen Jones, To Kill a Mockingbird), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Jul 2 Charlie White American professional baseball catcher (Philadelphia Stars; Milwaukee Braves), born in Kinston, North Carolina (d. 1998)
  • Jul 2 Ruth Berghaus, German choreographer and opera director, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1996)
  • Jul 3 Charles Vandenhove, Belgian architect (Standard-Omnisporthal, Luik), born in Teuven, Belgium (d. 2019)