Famous People Born in September 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 George Maharis, American actor (Buz-Route 66, Most Deadly Game), born in Astoria, Queens, New York
  • Sep 1 Clifford Lincoln, Canadian politician
  • Sep 2 Miloslav Istvan, composer
  • Sep 2 Peter Mansfield, British politial journalist and author (d. 1996)
  • Sep 3 Gaston Thorn, 20th Prime Minister of Luxembourg (1974–79) and 7th President of the European Commission (1981–85), born in Luxembourg (d. 2007)
  • Sep 4 Dick York, American actor (Darrin-Bewitched, Inherit the Wind), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana (d. 1992)
  • Sep 4 Donald Petersen, American businessman (CEO of Ford Motor Company), born in Pipestone, Minnesota
  • Sep 6 Evgeny Svetlanov, Russian conductor (Siberian Fantasy), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2002)
  • Sep 6 Rudolf Plyukfelder, Soviet light heavyweight lifter (Olympic gold 1964), born in Novoorlivka, Ukraine
  • Sep 6 Robert M. Pirsig, American author (Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2017)
  • Sep 7 Donald Henderson, American epidemiologist, led world campaign that eradicated smallpox, born in Lakewood, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • Sep 10 Leo P[atrick] Kelley, American sci-fi author (Dead Moon, Vacation in Space)
  • Sep 10 Jean Vanier, Canadian disabilities advocate
  • Sep 10 Walter Martin, American Christian apologist (d. 1989)
  • Sep 11 Earl Holliman, American actor (The Rainmaker, Police Woman, Tribes, Cry Panic), born in Delhi, Louisiana
  • Sep 11 Reubin Askew, American politician (37th Governor of Florida), born in Muskogee, Oklahoma (d. 2014)

  • Sep 13 Ernest L. Boyer, American educator and chancellor (NY's State Universities-SUNY), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • Sep 14 Albert Shanker, American labor leader (Amer Fed of Teachers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • Sep 14 Sir Angus Ogilvy, British businessman and husband of Princess Alexandra of Kent, born in London, England (d. 2004)
  • Sep 14 John Reginald "Nat" Allen, planning enforcement officer/climber
  • Sep 15 Julian E "Cannonball" Adderley, US jazz hard bop musician (Black Messiah), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Sep 15 Rod Robbie, Poole, England, Canadian architect and planner (Roger's Centre/ Sky Dome, Toronto), (d. 2012)
  • Sep 17 Brian Matthew, British disc jockey (Saturday Club), born in Coventry (d. 2017)
  • Sep 17 Roddy McDowall, British actor (Planet of Apes, Cleopatra, Lord Love a Duck), born in London, England (d. 1998)
  • Sep 18 Adam Walacinski, Polish composer, born in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland (d. 2015)
  • Sep 18 Phyllis Kirk [Kirkegaard], American actress (Thin Man, Red Button's Show), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 2006)
  • Sep 19 Adam West [William West Anderson], American actor (Batman, Last Precinct), born in Walla Walla, Washington (d. 2017)
  • Sep 20 Kirsten Rolffes, Danish actress (The Kingdom, Matador, Een stor familie), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2000)
  • Sep 20 Donald Hall, American writer, literary critic and Poet Laureate of the United States, born in Hamden, Connecticut (d. 2018)
  • Sep 22 Eugene Roche, American actor (Foul Play, Slaughterhouse Five), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2004)
  • Sep 22 Eric Broadley, MBE, British automotive engineer (Lola Cars)
  • Sep 23 Robert Helps, composer
  • Sep 26 Bob Van der Veken, Belgian actor (Alle maten), born in Antwerp, Belgium
  • Sep 27 G H Martin, British keeper of Public Records
  • Sep 27 Margaret Rule, consultant (Mary Rose Trust)
  • Sep 28 Naphtali Kupferberg, singer (Fugs)
  • Sep 28 Koko Taylor [Cora Walton], American blues singer known as the "Queen of the Blues", born in Millington, Tennessee (d. 2009)
  • Sep 29 Ankie [Johanna A Hoving-]Peypers, Dutch author/poet
  • Sep 29 Lord Avebury [Eric Reginald Lubbock], English politician (Liberal MP for Orpington 1962-70)

Person of interestElie Wiesel

Sep 30 Elie Wiesel, Jewish Auschwitz survivor and author (Night), Nobel Prize winner 1986, born in Sighet, Romania (d. 2016)

Author Elie Wiesel
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About September 1928

How Old? 90 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo