Famous People Born in May 1933

  • May 2 Bunk Gardner, American musician (Mothers Of Invention), born in Cleveland Ohio
  • May 3 O'Neil Gordon "Collie" Smith, West Indian cricket all-rounder, born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1959)
  • May 3 Alex Cord [Alexander Viespi], American actor (Brotherhood, Fire, Street Asylum), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestJames Brown

May 3 James Brown, American soul singer (Hot Pants, Living in America) and originator of funk music, born in Barnwell, South Carolina (d. 2006)

Singer James Brown
Singer
James Brown
  • May 4 J. Fred Duckett, American sports announcer and teacher, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2007)
  • May 6 John Willoughby Denison-Pender, 3rd Baron Pender

Person of interestJohnny Unitas

May 7 Johnny Unitas, NFL quarterback (Balt Colts, San Diego); one of the greats, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

NFL Quarterback Johnny Unitas
NFL Quarterback
Johnny Unitas
  • May 7 Nexhmije Pagarusha, Albanian singer and actress, born in Malishevë, Kosovo
  • May 8 Alistair Service, writer/publisher
  • May 9 Johnny Grant, unofficial mayor of Hollywood
  • May 10 Barbara Taylor Bradford, author

Person of interestLouis Farrakhan

May 11 Louis Farrakhan [Louis Eugene Wolcott], American religious leader (Nation of Islam, Million Man March), born in New York City

Religious Leader Louis Farrakhan
Religious Leader
Louis Farrakhan
  • May 12 Andrey Voznesensky, Russian poet
  • May 13 Alden Ashforth, composer
  • May 13 Sid Morrison, (Rep-R-WA, 1981- )
  • May 13 Stig Gustav Schonberg, composer
  • May 14 John Mortimore, cricketer (England off-spinner 1959-64)
  • May 14 Lajos Kovacs, Hungarian actor (Wings of Desire)
  • May 14 Frank Harte, Irish singer and song collector
  • May 14 Michael Chevalier, German voice actor
  • May 18 Bernadette Chirac, French politician
  • May 18 H. D. [Haradanahalli Doddegowda] Deve Gowda, Indian politician, Prime Minster of India (1996-97), born in Haradanahalli, Kingdom of Mysore
  • May 20 Constance Towers, actress (Capitol, Shock Corrider, Naked Kiss)
  • May 21 Maurice André, French trumpeter, (d. 2012)
  • May 22 John Browning, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956), born in Denver, Colorado
  • May 22 Gary Burden, American artist and one of the pioneers for the concept of album cover art (designed covers for Neil Young, Nash, The Doors), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2018)
  • May 22 Don Estelle [Ronald Edwards], British actor and singer (It Ain't Half Hot Mum), born in Crumpsall, Lancashire (d. 2003)
  • May 23 Bruce A Peterson, US test pilot (M2, HL-10)
  • May 23 Gerrit J M Braks, Dutch minister of agriculture & land & fishing (CDA)
  • May 23 Joan Henrietta Collins, actress (Alexis-Dynasty, Bitch), born in London, England
  • May 24 Christopher Staughton, British Lord Justice of Appeal
  • May 24 Hemchandra Tukaram Dani, cricketer (Test Ind v Pak, 1-19, ct 1, DNB)
  • May 24 Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, Spanish painter
  • May 24 Tony Mullett, dir-general (National Criminal Intelligence Service)
  • May 24 Aharon Lichtenstein, Orthodox Jewish rabbi
  • May 25 Roger Bowen, actor (M*A*S*H, Main Event, What about Bob, Petulia)
  • May 25 Ray Spencer, English footballer
  • May 27 Ted Rogers, Canadian entrepreneur
  • May 28 John Karlen, American actor (Harvey Lacey-Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 28 Philip Otton, high court judge
  • May 29 Helmuth Rilling, German conductor