Famous People Born in 1929 (Part 3)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 683

  • Jul 21 Bob Orton, American wrestler (d. 2006)
  • Jul 22 Vivien Merchant [Ada Thompson], British actress (Alfie, The Homecoming, The Offence), born in Manchester, England (d. 1982)
  • Jul 22 John Barber, British racing driver
  • Jul 23 Jack Richardson, Canadian record producer (The Guess Who), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2011)
  • Jul 23 Andrew Rutherford, Scottish scholar and Vice-Chancellor of the University of London (1994-97), born in Helmsdale, Sutherland, Scotland (d. 1998)
  • Jul 24 Alfred Binns, West Indian cricket wicketkeeper (1953-56), born in KIngston, Jamaica (d. 2017)
  • Jul 24 Hedda J. Garza, American writer and political activist, born in New York City (d. 1995)
  • Jul 24 Peter Yates, English film director (Breaking Away, Bullitt), born in Aldershot, Hampshire, England (d. 2011)
  • Jul 25 Somnath Chatterjee, Indian communist leader, born in Tezpur, India
  • Jul 25 Eddie Mazur, Canadian ice hockey player (Montreal Canadiens), born in Winnipeg, Mnaitoba, Canada (d. 1995)
  • Jul 26 Alexis Weissenberg, Bulgarian born pianist (Levintritt-1948), born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 2012)
  • Jul 26 Marc Lalonde, French Canadian politician (30th Minister of Finance), born in Île Perrot, Quebec
  • Jul 27 Harvey Fuqua, American rock vocalist (Moonglows-Sincerely), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2010)
  • Jul 27 Jack Higgins [Harry Patterson], British novelist (The Eagle Has Landed), born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Jul 27 Marc Wilkinson, Australian composer, born in Paris

Person of interestJacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Jul 28 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American First Lady (1961-63), born in Southampton, New York (d. 1994)


  • Jul 28 Remco [Wouter] Campert, Dutch literary/poet/son of Jan Campert
  • Jul 29 Jean Baudrillard, French philosopher
  • Jul 30 Christine McGuire, American singer (McGuire Sisters-Sugartime), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • Jul 30 Sid Krofft, Canadian-American puppeteer (Barbara Mandrell Show), born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Jul 31 Don Murray, American actor (Bus Stop, Advise & Consent, Endless Love), born in Hollywood, California
  • Jul 31 Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist and writer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 2006)
  • Jul 31 José Santamaria, Uruguayan footballer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Jul 31 Lynne Reid Banks, British author (The Indian in the Cupboard), born in London
  • Aug 1 Ann Calvello, American roller derby queen, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2006)
  • Aug 2 John Gale, British theatrical producer (Chichester Festival), born in Chigwell, Essex, England
  • Aug 2 John Hannam, British Conservative politician (MP for Exeter 1970-97)
  • Aug 2 Lord David Waddington, British politician (Home Secretary 1989-90), born in Burnley (d. 2017)
  • Aug 3 Bethel Leslie, American entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • Aug 4 Kishore Kumar, Indian singer and actor, born in Khandwa, Central Provinces, British (d. 1987)
  • Aug 6 Anneliese Kuppers, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic silver 1956)
  • Aug 6 Mike Elliott, saxophonist, born in Jamaica, West Indies
  • Aug 6 Roch La Salle, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
  • Aug 7 Don Larsen, American MLB pitcher (NY Yankees), born on what must have been a perfect day in Michigan City, Indiana
  • Aug 7 James Pilditch, designer
  • Aug 7 Richard T Schulze, (Rep-R-PA, 1975- )
  • Aug 7 Ruth Carter-Stapleton, evangelist, born in Plains, Georgia
  • Aug 7 Jo Baer [Josephine Kleinberg], American painter and minimalist artist, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Aug 8 Ronnie Biggs, English criminal (Great Train Robbery of 1963), born in Stockwell
  • Aug 8 Josef Suk, Czech composer and violinist (Artist of Merit-1977), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2011)
  • Aug 8 Larisa Bogoraz, Soviet dissident (d. 2004)

  • Aug 10 John Alldis, composer/conductor
  • Aug 11 Alun Hoddinott, Bargoed Wales, composer (Floriture)
  • Aug 11 Cora de Man-Canne Meyer, Dutch mezzo-soprano (Figaro, Carmen), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Aug 12 Buck Owens, [Alvis Edgar], Sherman Texas, country singer (Hee Haw)
  • Aug 12 Charles Moore, Coatsville Pa, 400m hurdler (Olympic gold/silver-52)
  • Aug 12 Joji Yuasa, Japanese composer, born in Kōriyama, Fukushima
  • Aug 13 Augustyn Bloch, Polish composer, born in Grudziądz (d. 2006)
  • Aug 13 Michael Beavis, deputy Commanding-in-Chief (Allied Forces Central Europe)
  • Aug 13 Pat Harrington Jr, American actor (Danny Thomas Show, 1 Day at a Time), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Aug 14 Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter
  • Aug 14 Louise M Slaughter, (Rep-D-New York)
  • Aug 14 Oliver Neville, principal (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts)
  • Aug 14 Dick Tiger, Nigerian boxer (d. 1971)
  • Aug 14 Thomas Meehan, American writer (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray), born in Ossining, New York (d. 2017)
  • Aug 16 Bill Evans, US jazz pianist, born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 1980)
  • Aug 16 Wyatt Tee Walker, African-American pastor, civil rights leader, chief of staff for Martin Luther King, Jr. and cultural historian, born in Brockton, Massachusetts (d. 2018)
  • Aug 16 Helmut Rahn, German footballer (d. 2003)
  • Aug 16 Fritz Von Erich, American professional wrestler (d. 1997)
  • Aug 17 Francis Gary Powers, US spy (USSR captures him in 1959 U-2 incident)
  • Aug 18 Hugues Aufray, French singer
  • Aug 21 Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada, South African anti-apartheid activist and politician, born in Schweizer-Reneke (d. 2017)
  • Aug 21 X. J. Kennedy, American poet and author (Nude Descending a Staircase), born in New Jersey, Iowa
  • Aug 22 Baroness Ewart-Biggs, British (Labour) spokesperson on Home Affairs, born in British India
  • Aug 22 Harry McPherson, presidential counsel (Lyndon Johnson) and lobbyist, born in Tyler, Texas (d. 2012)

Person of interestVera Miles

Aug 23 Vera Miles, American actress (Lila Crane-Psycho, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance), born in Boise City, Oklahoma

Actress Vera Miles
Actress
Vera Miles
  • Aug 23 Peter Thomson, Australian golfer and 5-time Open Championship winner, born in Brunswick, Victoria (d. 2018)
  • Aug 24 Willie Winfield, American doo-woop singer (Harptones), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Aug 27 Elizabeta Bagrintseve, USSR, discus thrower (Olympic silver 1952)
  • Aug 27 Ira Levin, American author (Rosemary Baby, Boys From Brazil, This Perfect Day), born in NYC, New York (d. 2007)
  • Aug 28 Roxie Roker, Bahamian-American actress (The Jeffersons- Helen Willis), born in Miami, Florida (d. 1995)
  • Aug 28 István Kertész, Hungarian orchestral and operatic conductor, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1973)
  • Aug 29 Thom Gunn, British poet (The Wound), born in Kent, England (d. 2004)
  • Aug 31 Julio Ramon Ribeyro, writer
  • Sep 2 Hal Ashby, American film director (d. 1988)
  • Sep 3 Carlo Clerici, Swiss professional road racing cyclist, born in Vaiano, Italy (d. 2007)

Person of interestWhitey Bulger

Sep 3 Whitey Bulger [James Joseph Bulger Jr.], American gangster, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2018)

Gangster Whitey Bulger
Gangster
Whitey Bulger
  • Sep 4 Thomas Eagleton, American politician (38th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • Sep 5 Andrian Grigoryevich Nikolayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Vostok III, Soyuz 9), born in Shorshely, Russia (d. 2004)

Person of interestBob Newhart

Sep 5 Bob Newhart, comedian (Bob Newhart Show, Newhart), born in Oak Park, Illinois

Comedian and Actor Bob Newhart
Comedian and Actor
Bob Newhart
  • Sep 6 Tsang-Houei Hsu, Taiwanese composer, born in Changhau, Taiwan
  • Sep 6 Dow Finsterwald, American golfer (PGA Championship 1958), born in Athens, Ohio
  • Sep 7 Gil Wolman, French artist, born in Paris (d. 1995)
  • Sep 7 T. P. McKenna [Thomas Patrick McKenna], Irish actor (Rivals, Holocaust), born in Mullagh, Ireland (d. 2011)
  • Sep 8 Christoph von Dohnanyi, German conductor
  • Sep 8 Roger Byrne, English footballer (d. 1958
  • Sep 9 Stan Parris, (Rep-R-VA, 1973-74, 81- )
  • Sep 9 Claude Nougaro, French singer (d. 2004)
  • Sep 10 Akio Yashiro, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo (d. 1976)

Person of interestArnold Palmer

Sep 10 Arnold Palmer, American golfer (7 major titles including US Masters 1958, 60, 62, 64), born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)

  • Sep 10 Pentti Siimes, [Pentti Kalevi Siimes], Helsinki Finland
  • Sep 11 David S. Broder, American journalist (Pulitzer 1973), born in Chicago Heights, Illinois (d. 2011)
  • Sep 12 Harvey Schmidt, American musical theatre composer and illustrator (The Fantasticks), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2018)
  • Sep 13 Nicolai Ghiaurov, Bulgarian opera singer, born in Velingrad, Bulgaria (d. 2004)

Person of interestJohn Gutfreund

Sep 14 John Gutfreund, American investment banker, CEO of Salomon Brothers (King of Wall Street), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)

Investment Banker John Gutfreund
Investment Banker
John Gutfreund
  • Sep 14 Mel Hancock, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri), born in Cape Fair, Missouri (d. 2011)
  • Sep 14 Larry Collins, American writer, born in West Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2005)
  • Sep 14 Maurice Vachon, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (d. 2013)
  • Sep 15 Murray Gell-Mann, American physicist who predicted quarks (the theory of elementary particles), born in Manhattan, NYC, New York
  • Sep 15 Eva Burrows, the 13th General of The Salvation Army
  • Sep 16 Dale E Kildee, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1977- )
  • Sep 17 John Stewart-Clark, MEP (C)
  • Sep 17 Lord Craig of Radley, marshal (RAF)
  • Sep 17 Stirling Moss, race car driver, born in London, England
  • Sep 17 Patricia "Pat" Crowley, American actress (Money from Home, There's Always Tomorrow), born in Olyphant, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 18 June Rosemary Thorndycraft, teacher and trade unionist (d. 1995)
  • Sep 18 Louis Myers, American blues guitarist and harmonica player, born in Byhalia, Mississippi (d. 1994)
  • Sep 19 Marge Roukema, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2014)
  • Sep 19 Timothy Colman, English manufacturer and multi-millionaire (Reckitt & Colman), born in Norfolk, England
  • Sep 20 Anne Meara, American comedian and actress (Stiller & Meara, Archie's Place, The Other Woman), mother of Ben Stiller, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • Sep 21 Bernard Williams, English moral philosopher, born in Westcliff, Essex, England (d. 2003)

  • Sep 21 Sándor Kocsis, Hungarian footballer (Budapest Honvéd), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1979)
  • Sep 22 Serge Garant, composer
  • Sep 22 William E Dannemeyer, (Rep-R-CA, 1979- )
  • Sep 23 Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster
  • Sep 24 George McNicol, Principal and vice-chancellor (Aberdeen University), born in Glasgow (d. 2014)
  • Sep 24 Edward M. Lawson, Canadian trade unionist and politician, born in Gerald, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 2016)
  • Sep 25 John Rutherford, Australian cricketer (one Test for Australia 1956), born in Bruce Rock, Western Australia
  • Sep 25 Ronnie Barker, English comedian (The Two Ronnies, Porridge), born in Bedford, England (d. 2005)

Person of interestBarbara Walters

Sep 25 Barbara Walters, American broadcast journalist and 1st female nightly network news anchor (Today, 20/20, ABC-TV), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Broadcast Journalist Barbara Walters
Broadcast Journalist
Barbara Walters
  • Sep 25 Kevin White, American politicians (Mayor of Boston, 1968-1984), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Sep 26 Meredith Gourdine, American long jumper (Olympic silver 1952), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1998)
  • Sep 28 Nigel Althaus, British government broker
  • Sep 28 Nikolay Ryzhkov, Premier of USSR (1985-1991)
  • Sep 28 Lata Mangeshkar, Indian playback singer, born in Indore, British India
  • Sep 29 Murray McLaggan, British Lord-Lieutenant (Mid Glamorgan)
  • Sep 30 Leticia Ramos-Shahani, Filipino Senator, lawmaker and womens rights activist who led the drafting of the international women’s bill of rights, born in Lingayen, Philippine Islands (d. 2017)
  • Oct 1 Ken Arthurson, Australian rugby league identity
  • Oct 2 John Zochonis, British industrialist (PZ Cussons) and philanthropist (d. 2013)
  • Oct 2 Kenneth Leighton, British pianist and composer, born in Wakefield, Yorkshire (d. 1958)
  • Oct 2 Moses Gunn, American actor (Amityville II, Good Times, Shaft) who co-founded the Negro Ensemble Company (The Blacks, The Poison Tree), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1993)
  • Oct 3 Bert Stern, American photographer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2013)
  • Oct 4 Leroy Van Dyke, Spring Fork Mo, country singer (Walk on By)
  • Oct 4 Scotty Beckett, American actor (Our Gang, Listen Darling, Battleground), born in Oakland, California (d. 1968)
  • Oct 5 Autherine Lucy, 1st African-American to enroll in University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, born in Shiloh, Alabama
  • Oct 5 Richard F. Gordon Jr., American naval officer and astronaut (Gemini 11, Apol 12), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2017)
  • Oct 6 Les Favell, cricketer (stoic Australian batsman late 50's)
  • Oct 7 Robert Westall, British author (d. 1993)
  • Oct 7 Graeme Ferguson, Canadian filmmaker and executive
  • Oct 7 Harold Zirin, astronomer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Oct 8 Didi [Waldyr Pereira], Brazilian footballer, born in Campos dos Goytacazes, Brazil (d. 2001)
  • Oct 11 Liselotte Pulver [Lilo Pulver], Swiss actress (One, Two, Three, Das Wirtshaus im Spessart), born in Bern, Switzerland
  • Oct 11 Curtis Amy, American jazz musician (Way Down), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2002)
  • Oct 12 Robert Coles, American author (Anna Freud, Pulitzer 1973), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 12 Magnús Magnússon, Icelandic television presenter, born in Reykjavik, Iceland (d. 2007)
  • Oct 12 Brian Cobby, British actor (Evita, The Nudist Story) and the first male voice of the British speaking clock, born in Brighton, East Sussex, England (d. 2012)
  • Oct 14 Yvon Durelle, Canadian boxer, born in Baie-Sainte-Anne, New Brunswick, Canada (d. 2007)
  • Oct 16 Bill Green, (Rep-R-NY, 1978- )
  • Oct 16 Fernanda Montenegro [Arlette Torres], Brazilian actress, often described as the greatest Brazilian actress of all time (Central Station, Coce de Mãe), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Oct 17 Ram Da-Oz [Abraham Daus], Israeli composer, born in Berlin
  • Oct 18 Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, president of Nicaragua (1990- )

  • Oct 19 Balbir Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic gold 1948-56)
  • Oct 19 Dumitru Capoianu, composer
  • Oct 21 George Stinney, African-American wrongfully executed at 14 for murder, born in Pinewood, South Carolina (d. 1944)
  • Oct 21 Ursula K. Le Guin, American sci-fi author (The Left Hand of Darkness, Tombs of Atuan), born in Berkeley, California (d. 2018)
  • Oct 22 Giorgio Gaslini, composer
  • Oct 22 Lev Yashin, Soviet-Russian football goalkeeper (Soviet Union 1954-1967)
  • Oct 24 George H Crumb, Charleston WV, composer (Pulitzer 1968-Echoes of Time)
  • Oct 24 James Brosnan, baseball player/writer (Long Season)
  • Oct 24 Yordan Radichkov, Bulgarian writer (d. 2004)
  • Oct 24 Hubert Aquin, French-Canadian novelist and activist (d. 1977)
  • Oct 25 Peter Loader, English cricketer (England quick in 13 Tests 1954-59, later WA), born in Wallington, London
  • Oct 25 Peter Rohmkorf, German writer, born in Dortmund, Germany (d. 2008)
  • Oct 25 Roger John Tayler, British astrophysicist (author of The Origin of the Chemical Elements), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1997)
  • Oct 26 Georgette Amowitz, French choreographer and educator, born in Paris
  • Oct 26 Hans Peter Haller, German composer, born in Radolfzell, Germany (d. 2006)
  • Oct 26 Neal Matthews, Jr., American singer (The Jordanaires), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2000)
  • Oct 27 Marino Iandioro, canned Tomato Pioneer
  • Oct 28 1st child born in aircraft, Airline Falconer, in the skies above Miami, Florida
  • Oct 28 Dame Joan Plowright, British actress (Enchanted April, Brimstone & Treacle), born in Brigg, Lincolnshire
  • Oct 28 Narotam Puna, cricketer (Bombay NZ off-spinner v England 1966)
  • Oct 28 Marcel Bozzuffi, French actor (The French Connection), born in Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, France (d. 1988)
  • Oct 28 John Hollander, American poet
  • Oct 31 Bud Spencer, Italian actor (Aladdin, Extralarge, Go For It), born in Borgo Santa Lucia, Naples, Italy (d. 2016)
  • Oct 31 Eddie Charlton, Australian snooker player, born in Merewether, Australia (d. 2004)
  • Nov 1 Nicholas Mavroules, (Rep-D-MA, 1979- )
  • Nov 1 Rudy [Herman R] Kousbroek, literary (Leopold the Buch)
  • Nov 2 Harold Farberman, American conductor and composer (Medea), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 2 Milan Stibilj, Slovenian composer, born in Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Nov 2 Rachel Ames, American actress (Line Up, Audrey-Gen Hospital), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Nov 4 Jimmy Piersall, baseball player (Red Sox, Senators, Indians)
  • Nov 4 Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor, comedian and Israel's 1st mime (The Policeman, The Delta Force), born in Jerusalem, Mandate Palestine (d. 1987)
  • Nov 5 Ottmar MA Fraai, Curacaos/Dutch tenor
  • Nov 7 Ruggero Mastroianni, film editor
  • Nov 8 Trevor McMahon, NZ cricket wicketkeeper (v India & Pak 1955-56)
  • Nov 8 António Castanheira Neves, Portuguese philosopher
  • Nov 8 Bobby Bowden, American football coach
  • Nov 9 Alexandra Nikolayevna Pakhmutova, Russian composer, born in Volgograd, Russia
  • Nov 9 Severn Darden, American actor (Luv, President's Analyst, Saturday the 14th), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1995)
  • Nov 9 Marc Favreau, French-Canadian humourist, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 2005)

Person of interestImre Kertész

Nov 9 Imre Kertész, Hungarian writer (Nobel Laureate 2002) and concentration camp survivor, born in Budapest (d. 2016)

Author and Nobel Laureate Imre Kertész
Author and Nobel Laureate
Imre Kertész
  • Nov 10 Marilyn Bergman, American composer and songwriter
  • Nov 10 Ninón Sevilla, Cuban-Mexican actress (Aventurera, Víctimas del Pecado), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2015)
  • Nov 11 H M Enzensberger, writer
  • Nov 11 LaVern Baker, R&B vocalist (I Cried a Tear), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestGrace Kelly

Nov 12 Grace Kelly, American actress (Rear Window) and Princess of Monaco, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1982)

Actress Grace Kelly
Actress
Grace Kelly
  • Nov 12 Michael Ende, German fantasy and children's writer (The Neverending Story), born in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria (d. 1995)
  • Nov 13 Fred Phelps, American Baptist minister and civil rights attorney, born in Meridian, Mississippi (d. 2014)
  • Nov 14 Horst Janssen, graphic Artist
  • Nov 14 Gilbert Rogin, American journalist and author (The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)