Famous People Born in 1929 (Part 4)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 682 of 682

  • 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)
  • Nov 15 Edward Asner, American actor (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Nov 16 Renate Rubinstein, [Tamar], German/Ned's author/columnist (Tamar)
  • Nov 17 Edgar White, American yachtsman (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Nov 17 Pieter A H Bos, Dutch lawyer/attorney general on Aruba
  • Nov 17 Sumner White, US yachtsman (Olympic gold 1952), born in NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • Nov 17 Norm Zauchin, baseball player (d. 1999)
  • Nov 18 William Joseph "Pete" Knight, astronaut/test pilot (X-15)
  • Nov 20 Don January, American golfer (PGA Championship 1967), born in Plainview Texas
  • Nov 20 Kenneth DeWitt Schermerhorn, conductor (Amer Ballet), born in Schenectady, New York
  • Nov 21 Marilyn French, American author (The Women's Room)
  • Nov 21 Laurier LaPierre, Canadian journalist, broadcaster and senator
  • Nov 22 Aleksandar Popović, Serbian dramatist (d. 1996)
  • Nov 23 Hal Lindsey, American evangelist and Christian writer

  • Nov 24 Eileen Barton, singer (Broadway Open House), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 25 Jack Hogan [Richard Roland Benson Jr], American actor (Combat", "Adam 12", "Sierra"), born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Nov 25 Theo Bruins, Dutch pianist/composer (Sei Studii)
  • Nov 26 Betta St John [Betty Jean Striegler], American actress, singer and dancer (Dream Wife, Corridors of Blood), born in Hawthorne, California
  • Nov 26 Lorraine Macleod, dancer (Girls Just Want to Have Fun)
  • Nov 26 Slavko Avsenik, Slovenian musician, born in Begunje, Slovenia (d. 2015)
  • Nov 27 Billy Nair, South African union/SACP leader (20 yrs in Robbeneiland Prison)

Person of interestBerry Gordy

Nov 28 Berry Gordy, record company owner (Motown), born in Detroit, Michigan

Record Company Owner Berry Gordy
Record Company Owner
Berry Gordy
  • Nov 28 Clarence Fountain, American Grammy Award winning gospel singer (The Blind Boys of Alabama), born in Tyler, Alabama (d. 2018)
  • Nov 29 Jackie Stallone, American astrologer and mother of Sylvester Stallone, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 30 Joan Ganz Cooney, founder of the Children's Television Workshop (Sesame Street), born in Phoenix, Arizona

Person of interestDick Clark

Nov 30 Dick Clark [Richard Wagstaff Clark], American radio and television personality (American Bandstand), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 2012)

Radio and TV Personality Dick Clark
Radio and TV Personality
Dick Clark
  • Dec 1 David Doyle, American actor (Charlie's Angels, Rugrats), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1997)
  • Dec 1 Alan Mouncer, film director and producer
  • Dec 1 Dick Shawn [Richard Schulefand], American character actor and comedian (Producers, Maid to Order, Angel), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1987)
  • Dec 1 Emily McLaughlin, American actress (Jessie Brewer- General Hospital), born in White Plains, New York (d. 1991)
  • Dec 1 Leon Biriotti, composer
  • Dec 2 Harvey Phillips, Aurora Missouri, tubist (NYC Ballet Orchestra)
  • Dec 2 Jaap Boersma, Dutch minister for Social Affairs (ARP)
  • Dec 2 Lowell North, American yachtsman (Olympic Gold 1968) and sailmaker (North Sails), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2019)
  • Dec 3 Clarence Ford, sax player
  • Dec 3 Paul Harris Turok, composer
  • Dec 3 Werner Rackwitz, German musicologist (Handel-Renaissance)
  • Dec 6 Robert "King" Moody, American actor and comedian (Shtarker-Get Smart), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • Dec 6 Mark Kopytman, composer

  • Dec 6 Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Austrian conductor (Early Music Movement), born in Berlin (d. 2016)
  • Dec 6 Frank Springer, American comics artist
  • Dec 6 Alain Tanner, Swiss filmmaker
  • Dec 8 Goffredo Parise, writer
  • Dec 8 Ali Bongo [William Oliver Wallace], British comedy musician and magician (President of The Magic Circle - Shriek of Araby), born in England (d. 2009)

Person of interestBob Hawke

Dec 9 Bob Hawke, Australian politician and 23rd Prime Minister of Australia (Labor: 1983-91), born in Bordertown, South Australia (d. 2019)

23rd Prime Minister of Australia Bob Hawke
23rd Prime Minister of Australia
Bob Hawke
  • Dec 9 John Cassavetes, Greek-American actor, film director, and screenwriter (Dirty Dozen, Rosemary's Baby), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • Dec 9 Michel Fano, French composer, born in Paris
  • Dec 11 Subhash "Fergie" Gupte, Indian cricketer (brilliant Indian leg-spinner), born in Bombay, British India (d. 2002)
  • Dec 12 John Osborne, English playwright (Entertainer, Look Back in Anger, Luther), born in London (d. 1994)
  • Dec 12 Toshiko Akiyoshi, Japanese jazz pianist and composer, born in Liaoyang, Manchuria, Republic of China

Person of interestChristopher Plummer

Dec 13 Christopher Plummer, Canadian actor (Sound of Music, Doll's House), born in Toronto, Ontario

  • Dec 14 Ron Nelson, American composer, born in Joliet, Illinois
  • Dec 15 Keith Andrew, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63)
  • Dec 16 Doug Ford, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (successful NSW of 50's), born in Maryville, New South Wales
  • Dec 16 Ian Board, British barkeeper (the Colony Room), born in Devon (d.1994)
  • Dec 16 Nicholas Courtney, British actor (Doctor Who, Incendiary), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2011)

Person of interestWilliam Safire

Dec 17 William Safire, American political columnist (NY Times) and speech writer (Nixon), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)

Political Columnist and Presidential Speechwriter William Safire
Political Columnist and Presidential Speechwriter
William Safire
  • Dec 18 Gino Cimoli, American baseball player
  • Dec 19 Herman T M Lauxtermann, Dutch 2nd chamber member (VVD)
  • Dec 19 Howard Sackler, American screenwriter (d. 1982)
  • Dec 20 Milan Panić, Serbian-American politician and humanitarian, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • Dec 21 Jack Philip Cannon, British composer & teacher, born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • Dec 22 Wazir Mohammad, Indian cricketer (eldest of Pakistan's 4 Mohammed brothers), born in Junagadh, India
  • Dec 23 Dick Weber, American ten-pin bowling pro (16, 300 games), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2005)
  • Dec 23 Chet Baker, American jazz trumpet player, born in Yale, Oklahoma (d. 1988)
  • Dec 23 Charles R Bentley, American pioneer of polar science, born in Rochester, New York (d. 2017)
  • Dec 24 Noel DaCosta, Nigerian-Jamaican composer, born in Lagos, Nigeria (d. 2002)
  • Dec 25 Bill Horton, doo-wop singer (The Silhouettes-Get a Job), born in Hickory, North Carolina (d. 1995)
  • Dec 25 Chris Kenner, R&B singer (I Like it Like That), born in Kenner, Louisiana (d. 1976)
  • Dec 25 Stuart Hall, British radio and television presenter
  • Dec 25 China Machado, Chinese-born model, 1st non-Caucasian super model, born in Shanghai (d. 2016)
  • Dec 26 Régine, French singer and nightclub owner
  • Dec 28 Maarten Schmidt, Neth/US astronomer (quasars)
  • Dec 28 Owen Bieber, United Auto Workers president

Person of interestTerry Sawchuk

Dec 28 Terry Sawchuk, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender (4-time Vezina Trophy & Stanley Cup winner), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 1970)

NHL Legend Terry Sawchuk
NHL Legend
Terry Sawchuk
  • Dec 30 Bob Bouma, Dutch TV host (For a Postcard in the Front Row)
  • Dec 30 Rosalind Hurley, British physician, barrister, ethicist and writer (d. 2004)
  • Dec 31 Mies Bouman, Dutch television presenter (Open the Village), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 2018)
  • Dec 31 Peter May, English cricketer (dashing batsman of 50's), born in Reading (d. 1994)
  • Dec 31 Sidney Greenbaum, British scholar, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1996)