Famous People Born in 1927 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 755

  • Jul 3 Ken Russell, British film director (Tommy, Altered States, Gothic), born in Southampton, Hampshire, England (d. 2011)
  • Jul 3 William MacMillan, Moderator of the General Assembly of Church of Scotland, born in Keith, Moray, Scotland (d. 2002)
  • Jul 4 Luigina "Gina" Lollobrigida, Italian actress (Trapeze; Falcon Crest), photojournalist, and sculptor, born in Subiaco, Italy (d. 2023) [1]

Neil SimonNeil Simon (1927-2018)

Jul 4 American playwright (The Odd Couple, Plaza Suite, Biloxi Blues), born in The Bronx, New York

  • Jul 4 Reid Miles, American photographer, and album cover art designer (Blue Note Records, 1955-67), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1993)
  • Jul 5 Beverly Tyler, American singer and actress (Fireball, The Youngest Profession, Big Town), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 2005)
  • Jul 5 W. M. Diggelmann, Swiss writer (appeared in The self-destruction of W. M. Diggelmann), born in Zurich, Switzerland (d. 1979)
  • Jul 6 Alan Leslie "Fluff" Freeman, Australian-born British disc jockey and radio personality (Pick of the Pops), born in New South Wales, Australia (d. 2006)
  • Jul 6 Charles Whittenberg, American composer, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1984)
  • Jul 6 Jan Hein Donner, Dutch chess grand master, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1988)

Janet LeighJanet Leigh (1927-2004)

Jul 6 American actress (Psycho), born in Merced, California

  • Jul 6 Nilo Soruco, Bolivian singer and songwriter, born in Tarija, Bolivia (d. 2004)
  • Jul 6 Pat Paulsen, American comedian (Smothers Brothers Show) and presidential candidate, born in South Bend, Washington (d. 1997)
  • Jul 6 Susan Cabot, American actress (Sorority Girl, Carnival Rock), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1986)
  • Jul 7 (Carl) "Doc" Severinsen, American trumpeter and bandleader (The Tonight Show, 1962-92), born in Arlington, Oregon
  • Jul 7 Alan J Dixon, (Sen-D-IL, 1981- )
  • Jul 7 Charlie Louvin, American country singer-songwriter (Louvin Brothers - "The Only Way Out (Is to Walk Over Me)"), born in Section, Alabama (d. 2011)
  • Jul 8 Maurice Hayes, Irish politician (European Person of the Year 2003), born in Killough, Northern Ireland (d. 2017)
  • Jul 9 Ed Ames [Edmund Dantes Urick], American popular singer and actor (Ames Brothers - "My Cup Runneth Over"), born in Malden, Massachusetts
  • Jul 9 Red Kelly, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center, coach; politician (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Simcoe, Ontario (d. 2019)
  • Jul 10 David Dinkins, American politician (1st African American Mayor of NYC 1990-93), born in NYC, New York (d. 2020) [1]
  • Jul 10 Don Revie, English soccer forward (6 caps; Leicester City, Hull City, Manchester City, Sunderland, Leeds) and manager (Leeds, England, UAE), born in Middlesbrough, England (d. 1989)
  • Jul 10 Grigory Barenblatt, Russian mathematician, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2018)
  • Jul 10 Jack Kelley, American ice hockey coach (Colby College; Boston University 1962-72; NE Whalers), born in Medford, Massachusetts (d. 2020)
  • Jul 10 William Smithers, American actor (Witness, Peyton Place, Attack!), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Jul 11 Herbert Blomstedt, American conductor (Dresdner Staatskapelle, 1975-85; San Francisco Symphony 1985-95), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Jul 12 (Secondo) "Conte" Candoli, American jazz, big band, and session trumpeter (Woody Herman; Stan Kenton; The Brothers Candoli; The Tonight Show, 1967-92), born in Mishawaka, Indiana (d. 2001)
  • Jul 12 Gualberto T. Hernandez, Minister for Health and Environmental Hygiene of the Netherlands Antilles, born in Curaçao
  • Jul 12 Pavle Merku, Italian-Slovene composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Trieste (d. 2014)
  • Jul 13 Karl I Pelgrom, Dutch sculptor
  • Jul 13 Simone Veil, President European parliament (France)
  • Jul 14 John William Chancellor, American news anchor (NBC, VOA), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 15 Ann Jellicoe, British theater director and playwright (Knack), born in Middlesborough
  • Jul 15 Carmen Zapata, American actress (Hagen, Viva Valdez, Man & the City), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
  • Jul 15 Håkon Brusveen, Norwegian cross-country skier (Olympic gold 15 km, silver 4 × 10 km relay 1960), born in Vingrom, Norway (d. 2021)
  • Jul 16 John Freeland, Legal advisor UK foreign office and judge at the European Court of Human Rights, born in London (d. 2014)
  • Jul 16 John Warr, English cricket bowler (avg 281) and president (MCC), born in Ealing, Middlesex, England (d. 2016)
  • Jul 16 Mindy Carson, American popular music vocalist (Club Embassy, Ford Star Revue), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 16 Shirley Hughes, English author and illustrator (Dogger), born in West Kirby, England
  • Jul 18 Carlo Franci, Italian composer and conductor, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2019)
  • Jul 18 Kurt Masur, German conductor (New York Philharmonic, 1991-2002; Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, 1970-96), born in Brieg, Lower Silesia, Weimar Germany (now Brzeg, Poland) (d. 2015)
  • Jul 18 Ludwig Harig, German writer, born in Sulzbach (d. 2018)
  • Jul 18 Zin [Parke Gerald Zinzan] Harris, New Zealand cricketer (father of Chris NZ batsman in 50's & 60's), born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1991)
  • Jul 19 Jan Myrdal, Swedish writer and journalist (Albania Defiant), born in Bromma, Stockholm
  • Jul 20 Anthony Cavendish, British MI 6 agent/banker
  • Jul 20 Lyudmila Alexeyeva, Russian 'Grandmother of Russian Human Rights', born in Crimea, Russia (d. 2018)
  • Jul 20 Michael Gielen, Austrian conductor (Frankfurt Opera, 1967-87); Cincinnati Symphony, 1980-86); Southwest German Radio Symphony, 1986-99), and composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 2019)
  • Jul 22 George Hunter, South African boxer (Olympic gold light heavyweight 1948), born in Brakpan, South Africa (d. 2004)
  • Jul 23 Al McCandless, American Republican politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in Brawley, California (d. 2017)
  • Jul 23 Elliot McKay See Jr., American engineer and NASA astronaut, born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1966)
  • Jul 24 Alex Katz, American figurative artist, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 24 James J. Howard, American educator and Democratic Party politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey), born in Irvington, New Jersey (d. 1988)
  • Jul 24 Wilfred Josephs, English composer, born in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne (d. 1997)
  • Jul 25 Daniel Ceccaldi, French actor (Stolen Kisses, Bed and Board), born in Meaux, Seine-et-Marne, France (d. 2003)
  • Jul 25 Midge Decter, American journalist and author (The Liberated Woman & Other Americans), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Jul 25 Sadiq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani politician (8th Chief Minister of Punjab, Pakistan), born in Shimla, East Punjab British Raj (d. 2000)
  • Jul 25 Stanley Dancer, American harness racer (4 Hambletonians, 3 Trot Triple Crown), born in West Windsor Township, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • Jul 26 Gulabrai Ramchand, Indian cricket all-rounder (33 Tests, 2 x 100, 41 wickets, BB 6/49; Sind, Bombay, Rajasthan), born in Karachi, Pakistan (d. 2003)
  • Jul 27 Allen Breed, American inventor of the first automotive airbag sensor, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • Jul 27 Gisele Halimi, Tunisian-French lawyer, feminist and author, born in Tunis, French Tunisia (d. 2020)
  • Jul 27 Guy Carawan, American folk singer and folklorist (popularized "We Shall Overcome"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Jul 27 Sat Mahajan, Indian politician (Rural Development Minister), born in Nurpur, Kangra District (d. 2012)
  • Jul 28 John Ashbery, American poet (Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jul 29 Harry Mulisch, Dutch writer (Message to King Rat), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 2010)
  • Jul 30 Joe George, American character actor (Across 110th Street; Seinfeld - "Uncle Mac"), born in Massachusetts (d. 1992)
  • Jul 30 Richard Johnson, British stage and screen actor and producer (Never So Few, Restless, Beyond the Door), born in Upminster (d. 2015)
  • Jul 30 Victor Wong [Yee Keung Victor Wong], American actor (Big Trouble in Little China), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2001)
  • Jul 31 Ștefan Niculescu, Romanian composer, born in Moreni, Dâmbovita (d. 2008)
  • Jul 31 Walter Vogt, Swiss writer (Wüthrich) and psychiatrist, born in Zurich (d. 1988)
  • Aug 1 André Cools, Belgian Minister of Budget, born in Flémalle-Grande, Belgium (d. 1991)
  • Aug 1 Franklyn Perring, English botanist (co-author of Atlas of the British Flora, 1962), born in London (d. 2003)
  • Aug 2 Peter Swinnereton-Dyer, English mathematician, born in Ponteland, Northumberland
  • Aug 4 Jess Thomas, American tenor known for his singing in Richard Wagner operas, born in Hot Springs, South Dakota (d. 1993)
  • Aug 5 Gunnar Bucht, Swedish composer, born in Stocksund, Sweden
  • Aug 6 William David Ford, American politician (Rep-D-Michigan, 1965-95), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2004)
  • Aug 7 Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer, American actor (Our Gang; Beginner's Luck; General Spanky), born in Paris, Illinois (d. 1959)
  • Aug 7 Edwin Edwards, American politician (Gov-La), born in Marksville, Louisiana
  • Aug 8 Elis Juliana, Antillian writer/poet (Lady of the Night: A flower)
  • Aug 8 Jim Weaver, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Oregon), born in Brookings, South Dakota
  • Aug 8 Johnny Temple, American baseball player (d. 1994)
  • Aug 8 Melvin F. Stute, American thoroughbred racehorse trainer (Preakness Stakes 1986, Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies 1986, Breeders' Cup Sprint 1987), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana (d. 2020)
  • Aug 8 Yuri Kasakow, Russian writer, born in Moscow (d. 1982)
  • Aug 9 Daniel Keyes, American author (Flowers for Algernon), born in Boca Raton, Florida (d. 2014)
  • Aug 9 Marvin Minsky, American artificial intelligence computer scientist (MIT), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Aug 9 Robert Shaw, British actor, novelist, and playwright (Deep, Jaws, Sting, Black Sunday), born in Westhoughton, Lancashire (d. 1978)
  • Aug 10 Vernon Washington, American actor (Roots, The Last Starfighter, Friday the 13th: A New Beginning), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1988)
  • Aug 11 James Eaton, Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Londonderry
  • Aug 11 Len Rempt-Halmmans de Jongh, Dutch politician (VVD)
  • Aug 11 Raymond Leppard, British-American harpsichordist, conductor (Indianapolis Symphony, 1987-2001; BBC Northern Symphony, 1973-80), and composer (Lord Of The Flies), born in London, England
  • Aug 12 Porter Wagoner, American country singer, discovered Dolly Parton ("Y'All Come"; "A Satisfied Mind"), born in West Plains, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • Aug 13 Joe Puma, American session and jazz guitarist (Herbie Mann; Artie Shaw's Gramercy Five; Chuck Wayne), born in the Bronx, New York City (d. 2000)
  • Aug 14 Frank Cvitanovich, Canadian filmmaker, born in Vancouver (d. 1995)
  • Aug 14 Lord Whaddon, CEO (Daltrade & Skorimpex-Rind), born in Sale, Cheshire (d. 2005)
  • Aug 15 Eddie Leadbeater, English cricketer (England leg-spinner with an avg of 109), born in Lockwood, West Yorkshire, England (d. 2011)
  • Aug 15 Joe Castro, American bebop and West Coast jazz pianist (Teddy Edwards Quartet; June Christy), born in Miami, Arizona (d. 2009)
  • Aug 15 Wesley Mouzon, American boxer / trainer (Roy Jones Jr), born in Kingstree, South Carolina (d. 2003)
  • Aug 16 Dennis Moss, British jazz tenor saxophonist, born in Surrey, England (d. 2008)
  • Aug 17 Bernard Cornfeld, Romanian American financier (Fund of Funds), born in Istanbul, Turkey (d. 1995)
  • Aug 17 Robert Moore, American director and actor (Murder by Death, Marshall-Diana), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1984)
  • Aug 18 Rosalynn Smith Carter, American 1st lady (1977-1981), born in Plains, Georgia
  • Aug 19 James Broyhill, American politician (Sen-R-NC, 1963-1986), born in Lenoir, North Carolina
  • Aug 20 Geriatric1927 [Peter Oakley], English video blogger, born in Norwich, Norfolk, England (d. 2014)
  • Aug 20 Yootha Joyce, British actress (Man About the House, George and Mildred), born in Wandsworth, London (d. 1980)
  • Aug 21 Thomas Monson, 16th president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2018)
  • Aug 21 Wilhelm Killmayer, German composer, born in Munich, Germany (d. 2017)
  • Aug 22 Aleksandar Obradovic, Serbian composer, born in Bled, Slovenia (d. 2001)
  • Aug 23 Dick Bruna, Dutch illustrator (Miffy books), born in Utrecht (d. 2017)
  • Aug 23 Houari Boumédiènne, President of Algeria (1965-78), born in Clauzel, Algeria (d. 1978)
  • Aug 23 John Hoskyns, Policy Advisor to Margaret Thatcher (1979-82) (d. 2014)
  • Aug 23 Martial Solal, French jazz pianist and composer, born in Algiers, French Algeria
  • Aug 23 Peter Wyngarde [Cyril Goldbert], British actor (Department S and Jason King), born in Marseille, France (d. 2018)
  • Aug 24 David Ireland, Australian author (The Unknown Industrial Prisoner), born in Lakemba, New South Wales, Australia
  • Aug 24 Harry Markowitz, American economist (Nobel 1990), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 24 Roger Danneels, Flemish accordionist, arranger, composer, band leader, and Hammond organist, born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 1982)
  • Aug 24 William V. Shannon, American journalist and ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), born in Worchester, Massachusetts (d. 1988)

Althea GibsonAlthea Gibson (1927-2003)

Aug 25 American tennis player (7 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Clarendon Country, South Carolina

  • Aug 26 B. V. [Balkrishna] Doshi, Indian architect (Pritzker Prize 2018), born in Pune, India
  • Aug 26 Sam Massell, American politician (1st Jewish Mayor of Atlanta), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 27 Hugh Byatt, British diplomat, born in Edinburgh (d. 2011)
  • Aug 27 Liselott Linsenhoff, German equestrian rider (Olympic gold 1968, 72), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1999)
  • Aug 27 Norma Connolly, American actress (Ruby Anderson-General Hospital, The Young Marrieds), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1998)
  • Aug 29 Marion Williams, American gospel singer (Stars of Faith), born in Miami, Florida (d. 1994)
  • Aug 30 Bill Daily, American actor and comedian (I Dream of Jeannie, The Bob Newhart Show), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2018)
  • Aug 30 Geoffrey Beene, American fashion designer (8 Coty Awards), born in Haynesville, Louisiana (d. 2004)
  • Aug 30 Piet Kee, Dutch organist and composer, born in Zaandam, Netherlands (d. 2018)
  • Sep 1 Tommy Evans, American doo-wop, and R&B singer (Drifters, 1956-62 - "Save The Last Dance For Me"), born in Wayne County, Michigan (d. 1984)
  • Sep 2 Francis Matthews, British actor (Paul Temple, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons), born in York, England (d. 2014)
  • Sep 2 Leonard Katzman, TV producer
  • Sep 2 Trudi Jochum-Beiser, Austrian alpine skier (Olympic gold 1948, 52), born in Lech am Arlberg, Austria
  • Sep 2 Tzvi Avni, Israeli classical composer (Meditations On A Drama), born in Saarbrücken, Germany
  • Sep 4 Aleksandr Nikolayevich Matinchenko, Russian cosmonaut, born in Verhhyi Mamon, Voronezh Region, Russia (d. 1999)

Paul VolckerPaul Volcker (1927-2019)

Sep 5 American economist and Chairman of the US Federal Reserve (1979-87), born in Cape May, New Jersey

  • Sep 6 Keith Humble, Australian composer, born in Geelong, Australia (d. 1995)
  • Sep 6 Margaret Keane, American painter whose husband claimed credit for her work (Big Eyes paintings), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2022) [1]
  • Sep 7 Eric Hill, British children's books author and illustrator (Where's Spot), born in Holloway, London (d. 2014)
  • Sep 7 François Billetdoux, French author (Word Awake), born in Paris (d. 1991)
  • Sep 7 Graham Dudley Whettam, British composer, born in Swinden, Wiltshire (d. 2007)
  • Sep 7 John Milford, American actor (Command & Conquer: Red Alert, Homefront), born in Johnstown, New York (d. 2000)
  • Sep 8 Charles "Specs" Wright, American jazz drummer (Dizzy Gillespie; Cannonball Adderly; Red Garland), born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia (d. 1963)
  • Sep 8 Harlan Howard, American country music songwriter ("I Fall To Pieces"; "Busted"; "Too Many Rivers"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2002)
  • Sep 8 Harmonica Fats [Harvey Blackston], American blues session and touring harmonica player ("Tore Up"), born in McDade, Louisiana (d. 2000)
  • Sep 9 Elvin Jones, American jazz drummer (John Coltrane's "A Love Supreme"), born in Pontiac, Michigan (d. 2004)
  • Sep 10 Gwendoline "Gwen" Watford, British actress (Present Laughter, Cleopatra, Taste the Blood of Dracula), born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • Sep 11 G. David Schine, American businessman, born in Gloversville, New York (d. 1996)
  • Sep 11 Vernon Corea, Sri Lankan pioneer radio broadcaster, born in Kurana, Sri Lanka (d. 2002)
  • Sep 12 Gianna Maria Canale, Italian actress (Go For Broke), born in Reggio Calabria, Italy (d. 2009)
  • Sep 12 Ina Muller-van Ast, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Sep 14 Martin Caidin, American aviation writer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • Sep 15 David Stove, Australian philosopher, (d. 1994)
  • Sep 15 Norm Crosby, American comedian and "Master of the Malaprop" (Liar's Club), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2020)
  • Sep 16 Jack Kelly, American actor (Bart-Maverick, Get Christie Love), born in Astoria, Queens, New York (d. 1992)
  • Sep 16 Peter Falk, American actor (Colombo, Scared Straight), born in Ossining, New York (d. 2011)
  • Sep 17 George Blanda, American NFL kicker and quarterback (Bears, Oilers, Raiders), born in Youngwood, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • Sep 17 Theodore S. Weiss, American politician (Rep-D-NY, 1977-92), born in Gáva, Hungary (d. 1992)
  • Sep 18 Gerlando Alberti, Sicilian Mafioso (Ciaculli massacre, 1963, 'Mafia! What is that? A kind of cheese'), born in Palermo, Sicily (d. 2012)
  • Sep 19 Rosemary Harris, British actress (Spider-Man, The Lion in Winter, Holocaust, Notorious Woman, Tom & Viv), born in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England
  • Sep 19 William Hickey, American actor (Prizzi's Honor, The Nightmare Before Christmas), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1997)
  • Sep 20 Clarice Taylor, American actress (Nurse Bailey-Nurse), born in Buckingham County, Virginia (d. 2011)
  • Sep 20 John Dankworth, English jazz musician and composer, born in Woodford, Essex, England (d. 2010)
  • Sep 20 Keith "Red" Mitchell, American jazz double bassist, composer, and lyricist (Hampton Hawes; André Previn), born in New York City (d. 1992)
  • Sep 20 Rachel Roberts, Welsh actress (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Foul Play, Doctor's Wife), born in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales (d. 1980)
  • Sep 21 Ward Swingle, American vocalist, jazz musician, composer, arranger, and conductor (The Swingle Singers - Jazz Sebastian Bach), born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 2015)
  • Sep 22 Eligio [Kika] De La Garza, American politician (Rep-D-Texas, 1965-97), born in Mercedes, Texas (d. 2017)
  • Sep 22 Gordon Astall, English soccer forward (2 caps; Birmingham City 235 games, 59 goals), born in Horwich, England (d. 2020)

Tommy LasordaTommy Lasorda (1927-2021)

Sep 22 American Baseball Hall of Fame manager (World Series 1981, 88; NL Manager of the Year 1983, 88; LA Dodgers 1976-96), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania [1]

  • Sep 25 Carl Braun, American basketball player (NY Knicks), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)
  • Sep 25 LeRoy Pearce, American collegiate athlete and college football coach, 1950-70 (University of Miami, University of Tennessee, University of Arkansas, and 3 others), born Casper, Wyoming (d. 2014)
  • Sep 25 Sir Colin Davis, British conductor (Covent Garden, 1970-85; Bavarian Radio Symphony, 1983-93; London Symphony, 1995-2006), born in Weybridge, Surrey (d. 2013)
  • Sep 26 Joyce Jameson, American comedienne and actress (Spike Jones Show, The Outlaw Josey Wales), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • Sep 26 Robert Blackburn, Irish educationist (International Baccalaureate Organisation), born in Kilkenny, Ireland (d. 1990)
  • Sep 26 Robert Cade, American physician and inventor of Gatorade, born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2007)
  • Sep 26 Romano Mussolini, Italian jazz pianist, and bandleader, born in Villa Carpena, Forlì, Kingdom Of Italy (d. 2006)
  • Sep 27 "Earring" George Mayweather, American blues harmonica player, born in Montgomery, Alabama (d. 1995)
  • Sep 27 Boris Porena, Italian composer, music theorist, poet, and writer, born in Rome, Italy (d. 2022)
  • Sep 27 Eli van der Merwe Louw, South African minister of Transport/Manpower
  • Sep 27 Patrick O'Neal, American actor (Under Siege, The Stepford Wives, King Rat, Night of the Iguana), born in Ocala, Florida (d. 1994)
  • Sep 27 Red Rodney [Robert Chudnick], American jazz trumpeter (Charlie Parker Quintet), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1994)
  • Sep 27 Sada Thompson, American actress (Family, Pursuit of Happiness), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2011)
  • Sep 27 Steve Stavro, Canadian businessman (d. 2006)
  • Sep 28 Thomas J.J. Altizer, US Radical theologian (God is Dead), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2018)
  • Sep 29 Adhemar da Silva, Brazilian triple jumper (Olympic golds 1952, 56), born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 2001)
  • Sep 29 Paul McCloskey, American politician (Senator-R-California 1967-83), born in Loma Linda, California
  • Sep 30 Hossein Dehlavi, Persian composer, conductor and teacher (Sarbaz; Plectrum Orchestra), born in Tehran, Persia (d. 2019)
  • Sep 30 W. S. Merwin, American poet (17th United States Poet Laureate), born in New York City (d. 2019)
  • Oct 1 Márta Kurtág [née Kinsker], Hungarian classical pianist, born in Esztergom, Hungary (d. 2019)
  • Oct 1 Sandy Gall, Malaysian-born British journalist and newscaster
  • Oct 1 Tom Bosley, American actor (Howard-Happy Days, Murder She Wrote, Fiorello!), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2010)
  • Oct 3 Chuck Hulse, American auto racer (USAC Champ Car Series, 26 x top 10 finishes), born in Anaheim, California (d. 2020)
  • Oct 3 Kenojuak Ashevak, Canadian Inuit artist, born in Ikirasaqa, Baffin Island, Canada (d. 2013)
  • Oct 4 Walter Bishop, Jr, American bebop jazz pianist, music theorist, and educator, born in New York City (d. 1998)
  • Oct 5 Al Hansen, American artist (Fluxus), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Oct 5 John W. Downey, American classical composer (A Dolphin), born in Chicago (d. 2004)
  • Oct 6 Alice Bauer, American golfer (co-founder LPGA), born in Eureka, South Dakota (d. 2002)
  • Oct 6 Paul Badura-Skoda, Austrian pianist (Mozart Interpretation), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2019)
  • Oct 6 Phil Maloney, Canadian ice hockey center (NHL: Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Chicago Black Hawks) and coach (Vancouver Canucks), born in Ottawa, Ontario (d. 2020)
  • Oct 7 Al Martino [Jasper Cini], American pop singer ("Here in My Heart"), and actor (The Godfather), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2009)
  • Oct 7 R. D. Laing, Scottish psychiatrist, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1989)
  • Oct 7 Reid Shelton, American stage and screen actor (Annie - "Daddy Warbucks"; 1st & 10 - "Ernie"), born in Salem, Oregon (d. 1997)
  • Oct 8 (Georgeanne) "Gigi" Durston, American cabaret and big band singer (Sonny Kendis Show; Russ Case Orchestra), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Oct 8 Al Duncan, American blues drummer, born in McKinney, Texas (d. 1995)