On This Day

Famous People Born in 1933 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 644 of 644

  • Dec 2 K. Veeramani, Indian anti-caste activist, born in Cuddalore, Madras Presidency, British India
  • Dec 3 Paul J. Crutzen, Dutch chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 4 Horst Buchholz, German actor (Magnificent 7, Raid on Entebbe), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2003)
  • Dec 4 Dick Ricketts Jr., American basketball center (# 1 overall pick 1955 NBA draft St. Louis Hawks) and baseball pitcher (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania (d. 1988)
  • Dec 5 Bernard van Beurden, Dutch composer and music educator, born in Amsterdam (d. 2016)
  • Dec 5 Edward Daly, Irish Bishop "Bloody Sunday" priest, born in Belleek, County Fermanagh (d. 2016)
  • Dec 6 Henryk Górecki, Polish composer (Symphony No. 3 - Symphony of Sorrowful Songs), born in Czernica, Poland (d. 2010)
  • Dec 6 Jim Pothecary, South African cricketer (South African pace bowler on 1960 England tour), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 2016)
  • Dec 8 Flip Wilson, American actor and comedian (Flip Wilson Show), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1998)
  • Dec 9 Milt Campbell, American decathlete (Olympic gold 1956), born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • Dec 9 Orville Moody, American golfer (US Open 1969), born in Chickasha Oklahoma (d. 2008)
  • Dec 10 Grenville Alabaster, New Zealand cricketer (NZ tourist to Aust 1973-74), born in Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Dec 10 Mako, Japanese-American actor (The Sand Pebbles), born in Kobe, Hyōgo, Empire of Japan (d. 2006)
  • Dec 10 Larry Morris, NFL Linebacker (NFL 1960s All-Decade Team), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2012)
  • Dec 11 Ernst van Altena, Dutch author and interpreter (Chansons van Earnest), born in Amsterdam (d. 1999)
  • Dec 11 Aquilino Pimentel, Jr., Filipino politician (23rd President of the Senate of the Philippines), born in Claveria, Misamis Oriental, Philippine Islands

  • Dec 12 Manu Dibango, Cameroonian musician (Soul Makossa), born in Douala, French Cameroon (d. 2020)
  • Dec 13 Lou Adler, American music executive, director, producer, and co-owner of the famous Roxy Theatre, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Dec 14 Leo Wright, American saxophonist (I left my heart in San Francisco), born in Wichita Falls, Texas (d. 1991)
  • Dec 15 Jesse Belvin, American rock vocalist (Mr Easy), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1960)
  • Dec 15 Tim Conway, American comedian (McHale's Navy, The Carol Burnett Show), born in Willoughby, Ohio
  • Dec 15 Donald Woods, South African journalist, anti-apartheid activist and author (Biko, Asking for Trouble), born in Elliotdale, South Africa (d. 2001)
  • Dec 16 [John Robert] Johnny "Hammond" Smith, American jazz and bop organist (Wild Horses Rock Steady), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1997)
  • Dec 17 Stefan Florenski, Polish soccer defender (11 caps; Górnik Zabrze), born in Gleiwitz, Poland (d. 2020)
  • Dec 17 Bruce Morrison, cricketer (one Test NZ v England 1963)
  • Dec 17 Paul Snoek, [Edm Schietekat], Belgian poet
  • Dec 18 Arthur Leigh Allen, Suspected Zodiac serial killer (d. 1992)
  • Dec 19 Cicely Tyson, Harlem actress (Roots, Miss Jane Pittman), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 19 Kevan Gosper, Australian athlete
  • Dec 20 Gordon Getty, American composer, businessman and heir of J. Paul Getty, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 20 Rik Van Looy, Belgian cyclist (world champion, 1961), born in Grobbendonk, Belgium
  • Dec 20 Jean Carnahan, US politician and writer (Missouri, Senator 2001–2002), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 21 Huib Eversdijk, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA), born in Kapelle, Netherlands (d. 2012)
  • Dec 21 Jackie Hendriks, cricketer (West Indian wicket-keeper of 60's), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Dec 21 Miklos Kocsar, Hungarian composer, born in Debrecen, Hungary

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Dec 23 Akihito, Emperor of Japan (1989-2019), born in Tokyo, Japan

Emperor of Japan Akihito
Emperor of Japan
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  • Dec 26 Ugly Dave Gray, Australian television personality
  • Dec 26 Caroll Spinney, American puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street (1969-2018), born in Waltham, Massachusetts (d. 2019)
  • Dec 27 Dave Marr, golfer, broadcaster, (PGA Championship 1965), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1997)
  • Dec 28 Jack Perkins, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday, NBC Magazine), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Dec 28 John Y. Brown, Jr., American politician
  • Dec 29 Prez "Kidd" Kenneth, American blues singer/guitarist
  • Dec 31 Edward Bunker, American author & actor, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2005)
  • Dec 31 Chryssa [Vardea-Mavromichali], Greek-American artist, born in Athens, Greece (d. 2013)