Famous People Born in 1928 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 699 of 699

  • Nov 2 Geoffrey Pardoe, engineer
  • Nov 2 Paul Johnson, English journalist, author and historian, born in Manchester, England
  • Nov 3 Osamu Tezuka, Japanese manga artist (d. 1989)
  • Nov 4 Hannah Weiner American experimental poet, born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1997)
  • Nov 6 Peter Matz, American musician and orchestra leader (Hullabaloo, Carol Burnett Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • Nov 7 Richard G. Scott, LDS apostle
  • Nov 7 Norton Zinder, biologist (genetic transduction), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Nov 9 Anne Sexton, American poet (Live or Die; Pulitzer 1967), born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1974)
  • Nov 9 Wim Bosboom, Dutch radio and TV host, born in Gelselaar, Netherlands (d. 2001)
  • Nov 10 Ennio Morricone, composer/musician, born in Rome, Italy
  • Nov 10 Norma Crane, NY, actress (Tea & Sympathy, Fiddler on the Roof)
  • Nov 10 William Staveley, British admiral
  • Nov 11 Arthur Cunningham, composer
  • Nov 11 Edward Zorinsky, (Sen-D-NB, 1976-88)
  • Nov 11 Ernestine Anderson, jazz vocalist, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Nov 11 Trevor Meale, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v England 1958)
  • Nov 11 Carlos Fuentes, author (The Death of Artemio Cruz), born in Panama City, Panama (d. 2012)
  • Nov 11 Gracita Morales, Spanish actress (d. 1995)
  • Nov 12 Johan B W Polak, Dutch publisher/publicist (Bloom of Decadence)
  • Nov 12 Robert Holness, Natal, South Africa, English radio and television presenter (BBC), (d. 2012)
  • Nov 13 Steve Bilko, American baseball player, born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania (d. 1978)
  • Nov 14 Kathleen Hughes, actress (It Came From Outer Space), born in Hollywood, California
  • Nov 14 Leonie Rysanek, dramatic soprano (Vienna Munich State Opera 1952-54)
  • Nov 15 C. W. McCall [William Dale Fries, Jr.], American country singer, born in Audubon, Iowa
  • Nov 15 John Orchard, British actor (d. 1995)
  • Nov 15 William Heirens, serial killer (Lipstick Killer), born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • Nov 16 Clu Gulager, Holdenville Oklahoma, actor (Virginian, Survivors, Tall Man)
  • Nov 17 Colin McDonald, cricketer (stalwart Australian opening bat for 1950's)
  • Nov 17 Rance Howard, American actor
  • Nov 18 Mickey Mouse, cartoon strip
  • Nov 18 Otar Gordeli, Georgian composer
  • Nov 20 Franklin Cover, actor (Tom-The Jeffersons), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Nov 20 Rex Reason, actor (Man Without a Gun, Roaring 20s), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Nov 20 Aleksey Batalov, Russian actor
  • Nov 20 John Disley, Welsh athlete (co-founded London Marathon), born in Corris, Gwynedd (d. 2016)
  • Nov 22 Juno Stover-Irwin, American diver (Olympic silver 1956)
  • Nov 22 Pat Smythe, England, equestrian jumper (Olympic bronze 1956)
  • Nov 22 Timothy Beaumont, Baron Beaumont of Whitley (d. 2008)
  • Nov 23 Jakob Jez, Slovenian composer, born in Boštanj
  • Nov 23 Jerry Bock, Broadway composer (Fiddler on the Roof), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Nov 25 James "Jimmy" Johnson, US gospel/blues singer/guitarist
  • Nov 25 Etta Jones, American jazz singer (Don't Go to Strangers), born in Aiken, South Carolina (d. 2001)
  • Nov 27 Edward Greenall, businessman/sportsman
  • Nov 27 Walter Klien, Austrian pianist, born in Graz (d. 1991)
  • Nov 27 Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor (d. 2005)
  • Nov 28 Edward LeBone Molotlegi, chief of the Bafokeng
  • Nov 28 Arthur Melvin Okun, American economist (d. 1980)
  • Nov 29 Tahir Salahov, Azerbaijani painter
  • Nov 29 Paul Simon, American politician (d. 2003)
  • Nov 29 Yolande Betbeze Fox, Miss America 1951, first to refuse to parade in a swimsuit, born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 2016)
  • Nov 30 Chic Hecht, (Sen-R-NV, 1983- )

  • Nov 30 Joe B. Hall, American basketball coach
  • Dec 4 Russell L Rogers, USAF/astronaut (X-20)
  • Dec 4 Dena Dietrich, American actress
  • Dec 6 Bert Geoffrey Achong, inventor (electron microscopist)
  • Dec 6 Bobby Van, American singer (d. 1980)

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Dec 7 Noam Chomsky, American linguist (founded transformational grammar), philospher and political activist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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  • Dec 7 Raymond Henry Charles Warren, composer
  • Dec 8 Ulric Neisser, America psychologist (Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns, Bell Curve task force head), born in Kiel, Germany (d. 2012)
  • Dec 9 Dick Van Patten, actor (Tom Bradford in 8 is Enough), born in Queens, New York (d. 2015)
  • Dec 9 André Milhoux, Belgian racing driver
  • Dec 10 John Colicos, actor (Battlestar Galactica), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Dec 10 Dan Blocker, De Kalb Texas, American actor (Tiny-Cimarron City, Hoss-Bonanza)
  • Dec 11 Tomas Gutierrez Alea, filmmaker
  • Dec 12 Helen Frankenthaler, NY, abstract expressionist artist (Arden)
  • Dec 12 Lonesome Sundown, blues singer/guitarist
  • Dec 12 Lionel Blair [Ogus], Canadian choreographer (Give Us a Clue), born in Montréal, Québec
  • Dec 12 Chinghiz Aitmatov, Soviet-born Kyrgyz writer (Jamila)
  • Dec 12 Chinghiz Aitmatov, Soviet-Kyrgyz author and best-known figure in Kyrgyzstan's literature (Jamila), born in Kirghiz ASSR, Soviet Union (d. 2008)
  • Dec 13 W Gordon Smith, Scottish playwright, born in Edinburgh (d. 1996)
  • Dec 13 Jack Tramiel, American Businessman (Amiga, Commodore 64), born in Łódź, Poland (d. 2012)
  • Dec 15 Jimmy Nelson, ventriloguist (Nestles, Farfel), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 15 Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Austrian artist (d. 2000)
  • Dec 15 Jerry Wallace, American singer
  • Dec 16 Peter Nailor, civil servant/historian
  • Dec 16 Philip K[indred] Dick, US, sci-fi author (Hugo-1963, Blade Runner), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 17 Marilyn Beck, newspaper columnist
  • Dec 17 Eli Beeding, Sherman, TX, Air Force Captain and rocket test pilot, (d. 2013)
  • Dec 18 Józef Glemp, Polish cardinal
  • Dec 19 Galt MacDermot, composer (Letting Down My Hair), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Dec 19 Michael Hurd, composer
  • Dec 19 Nathan Oliveira, American artist
  • Dec 20 Charles Donald Adams, singer
  • Dec 20 Jack Christiansen, Kansas, NFL hall of famer defensive back (Lions)
  • Dec 21 Ed Nelson, American actor (Peyton Place, A Long Came a Spider), born in New Orleans, Louisiana, (d. 2014)
  • Dec 21 Thomas Rajna, composer
  • Dec 22 Piero Angelo, Italian writer (Control)
  • Dec 23 Chronis Aidonidis, Greek singer
  • Dec 23 Buddy Harman, Country music drummer (Grand Ole Opry, Elvis Presley), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2008)
  • Dec 25 Earl Brown, Salt Lake City Ut, actor (Stovall-Operation Petticoat)
  • Dec 28 Kamillo Lendvay, composer
  • Dec 28 Moe Koffman, Canadian musician (d. 2001)
  • Dec 29 Bernard Cribbins, Oldham England, actor (Val Doonican Show)
  • Dec 30 Bo Diddley, [Ellas Bates], Miss, rock `n' roll pioneer (Bo Diddley)
  • Dec 31 Hugh McElhenny, NFL halfback (SF, Minnesota, Giants, Detroit)
  • Dec 31 Ross Barbour, singer (4 Freshmen), born in Columbus, Indiana
  • Dec 31 Veijo Meri, Finnish writer, born in Viipuri (d. 2015)
  • Dec 31 Siné, French cartoonist
  • Dec 31 Amarillo Slim [Thomas Preston], Amarillo Texas, hall of fame professional poker player (1971 World Series main event), (d. 2012)