Famous People Born in March 1930

  • Mar 1 Coimbatarao Gopinath, Indian cricket all-rounder (8 Tests, HS 50), born in Madras, India
  • Mar 1 Gastone Nencini, Italian road cyclist (Giro d'Italia 1957; Tour de France 1960), born in Florence, Italy (d. 1980)
  • Mar 1 Pierre Max Dubois, composer
  • Mar 1 Raymond St Jacques, American actor, director and producer, who was the 1st African-American to hold a regular role in a western series (Simon Blake in "Rawhide"), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1990)
  • Mar 2 Emma Penella, Spanish actress, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2007)
  • Mar 2 Jan van Noor, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
  • Mar 2 John Cullum, American Tony Award-winning stage and screen singer and actor (Hamlet; 1776; Hawaii; Northern Exposure - "Holling"; The Middle -"Big Mike"), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Mar 3 Heiner Geißler, German politician
  • Mar 3 Ion Iliescu, President of Romania
  • Mar 5 Del Crandall, American baseball catcher (11 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1957; 4 × Gold Glove Award; Boston/Milwaukee Braves) and manager (Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Mariners), born in Ontario, California (d. 2021)
  • Mar 6 Lorin Maazel, American conductor (Cleveland Orchestra, 1972-82; Orchestre National de France, 1977-91; NY Philharmonic 2001-09), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France (d. 2014)
  • Mar 7 Antony Armstrong-Jones [Lord Snowdon], British photographer and husband of Princess Margaret, born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • Mar 7 Stanley Miller, American chemist (created 'primordial soup' experiment to show how life might have originated on earth), born in Oakland, California (d. 2007)
  • Mar 8 Bob Grim, American baseball player (d. 1996)
  • Mar 9 Harry Aarts, Dutch politician and 2nd chamber member (CDA), born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Ornette ColemanOrnette Coleman (1930-2015)

Mar 9 American jazz saxophonist and composer (Downbeat Musician of Year, 1966), born in Fort Worth, Texas

  • Mar 9 Taina Elg, Finnish-American actress (Hercules in NY, Les Girls), born in Impilahti, Finland
  • Mar 9 Thomas Schippers, American conductor (Amahl & Night Visitors), born in Kalamazoo, Michigan (d. 1977)
  • Mar 10 Raymond Rasberry, American pianist and singer (d. 1995)
  • Mar 10 Sandor Iharos, Hungarian runner, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1996)
  • Mar 11 Bobby Winkles, American College Baseball Hall of Fame coach (Arizona State University) and manager (California Angels, Oakland A's), born in Tuckerman, Arkansas (d. 2020)
  • Mar 11 David Gentleman, designer/painter
  • Mar 12 Antony Acland, provost of Eton/British ambassador (to US)
  • Mar 12 Robin Cavendish, English campaigner for the disabled, born in Middleton (d. 1994)
  • Mar 12 Scoey Mitchell [Roscoe Mitchill],, American TV writer, director, and actor (Barefoot in the Park; Rhoda), born in Newburgh, New York (d. 2022)
  • Mar 12 Stanko Horvat, Croatian composer, born in Zagreb, Croatia (d. 2006)
  • Mar 12 Wardell Quezergue, American jazz, blues, and funk composer, arranger, record producer and bandleader, known as the "Creole Beethoven", born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2011)
  • Mar 13 (Richard Allen) "Blue" Mitchell, American jazz trumpeter (Horace Silver Quintet; Riverside; Blue Note), born in Miami, Florida (d. 1979)
  • Mar 13 Doug Harvey, American Baseball HOF umpire (NL 1962-92; 5 x World Series; 7 x MLB All-Star games; career total 4,673 games), born in South Gate, California (d. 2018)
  • Mar 14 Dieter Schnebel, German experimental composer (Harley-Davidson, for nine motorbikes and trumpet), born in Lahr, Germany (d. 2018)
  • Mar 14 Don Haskins, American College Basketball Hall of Fame coach (Texas El Paso 1961-99; NCAA Tournament 1966), born in Enid, Oklahoma (d. 2008)
  • Mar 14 Ray Flockton, Australian cricketer (prolific NSW batsman of 50's) (d. 2011)
  • Mar 15 Zhores Alferov, Soviet-Russian physicist (2000 Nobel Prize in Physics), born in Vitebsk, Soviet Union (d. 2019)
  • Mar 16 Don Perry, Canadian NHL coach (LA Kings 1982-84), born in Edmonton, Alberta (d. 2019)
  • Mar 16 Minoru Miky, Japanese composer for traditional Japanese instruments, born in Tokushima (d. 2011)
  • Mar 17 James Irwin, American air force officer and NASA astronaut (Apollo 15, 8th person to walk on the moon), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • Mar 18 Maurice Peress, American conductor (Kansa City Philharmonic, 1974-80), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 18 Pat Halcox, British jazz trumpeter (Chris Barber Jazz Band, 1954-2008), born in Chelsea, London (d. 2013)
  • Mar 19 Bill Henderson, American jazz singer ("Señor Blues"), and actor (Dreams - "Torpedo"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Mar 20 Michel Magne, composer
  • Mar 21 James Coco, American character actor (Only When I Laugh; Murder by Death), and singer (Man of La Mancha), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1987)
  • Mar 22 Derek Bok, American lawyer and educator (President of Harvard University), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 22 Lynden Pindling, Bahamas 'Father of the Nation' Prime Minister of Bahamas (1967-92), born in Nassau, Bahamas (d. 2000)
  • Mar 22 Pat Robertson, American televangelist and media mogul (700 club, Presidential candidate-R-1989), born in Lexington, Virginia

Stephen SondheimStephen Sondheim (1930-2021)

Mar 22 American Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning composer and lyricist (West Side Story; Sunday in the Park With George; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Gypsy), born in NYC, New York [1]

  • Mar 24 Kenneth Nelson, American actor (Henry Aldrich-Aldrich Family), born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina (d. 1993)

Steve McQueenSteve McQueen (1930-1980)

Mar 24 American actor called "The King of Cool" during the 1960s (The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape), born in Beech Grove, Indiana

  • Mar 25 David Burge, American pianist, composer and conductor, born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 2013)
  • Mar 26 Cristóbal Halffter, Spanish conductor, and composer (Yes, speak out, yes; Lazarus), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2021)
  • Mar 26 Gregory Corso, American beat poet (Happy Birthday of Death, Long Live Man), born in New York City (d. 2001)

Sandra Day O'ConnorSandra Day O'Connor (92 years old)

Mar 26 American 1st woman Supreme Court Justice (1981- 2006), born in El Paso, Texas

  • Mar 27 Bob den Uyl, Dutch journalist and writer (Bird Watching), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • Mar 27 David Janssen, American actor (The Fugitive, Harry O), born in Naponee Nebraska (d. 1980)
  • Mar 28 Amelia Rosselli, Italian poet, born in Rome (d. 1996)
  • Mar 28 Elizabeth Bainbridge, English opera singer, born in Rawtenstall, Lancashire
  • Mar 28 George Bruce, British portrait painter, born in London
  • Mar 28 Robert Ashley, American composer, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan (d. 2014)
  • Mar 29 Donny Conn, American musician (The Playmates), born in Waterbury, Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • Mar 29 Gundibail Sunderam, Indian cricket pace bowler (2 Tests India v NZ 1955-56), born in Udupi, India (d. 2010)
  • Mar 29 Hugh Seymour, 8th Marquess of Hertford (d. 1997)
  • Mar 30 John Astin, American actor (I'm Dickens, He's Fenster; The Addams Family), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Mar 30 Lord Browne-Wilkinson [Nicolas Christopher Henry Browne-Wilkinson], Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (UK)
  • Mar 30 Rolf Harris, Australian-British comedian, actor, painter, singer-songwriter ("Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport"), television personality, and convicted sex offender, born in Bassendean, Western Australia

About March 1930

How Old? 92 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Signs: Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20), Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)