Famous People Born in 1934

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  • Jan 3 Bryan George Kelly, composer
  • Jan 3 Carla Hills, American lawyer and politician (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1975-77), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 4 Rudolf Schuster, President of Slovakia
  • Jan 5 Eddy Pieters Graafland OON, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (47 caps; Ajax; European Cup 1970, Feyenoord), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 2020)
  • Jan 5 Phil Ramone [Rabinowitz], American 14-time Grammy Award-winning music producer (Burt Bacharach; Paul Simon; Billy Joel; Tony Bennett), and studio owner (co-founded A&R Recording), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 2013)
  • Jan 5 William Bendeck, Bolivian rally driver, born in Bolivia (d. 1971)
  • Jan 6 Bobby Lord, American country singer (Ozark Jubilee), born in Sanford, Florida (d. 2008)
  • Jan 6 Harry M. Miller, Australian entrepreneur, born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2018)
  • Jan 6 Sylvia Syms, English actress (Asylum, Moonraker, Shirley Valentine), born in Woolwich, London
  • Jan 6 Tassos Papadopoulos, Cypriot politician & barrister (President, 2003–2008), born in Nicosia, Cyprus (d. 2008)
  • Jan 7 Charles Jenkins Snr., American athlete (Olympic gold 400m, 4x400m relay 1956), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 7 Jean Corbeil, Canadian politician (d. 2002)
  • Jan 8 Alexandra Ripley, American writer, born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 2004)
  • Jan 8 Gene Freese, American baseball player, born in Wheeling, West Virginia (d. 2013)

Jacques AnquetilJacques Anquetil (1934-1987)

Jan 8 French road cyclist (Tour de France 1957, 61-64; first 5-time winner), born in Mont-Saint-Aignan, France

  • Jan 8 Piet Dankert, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in Stiens, Netherlands (d. 2003)
  • Jan 8 Roy Kinnear, English character actor (TW3, Help!, The 3 Musketeers), born in Wigan, United Kingdom (d. 1988)
  • Jan 9 Bart Starr, American Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback, coach (Green Bay Packers), born in Montgomery, Alabama (d. 2019)
  • Jan 9 Julian B Coco, Dutch guitarist (Princess Christina), born in Willemstad, Netherlands (d. 2013)
  • Jan 10 Leonid Kravchuk, Ukrainian politician and 1st President of Ukraine (1991-94), born in Żytyń, Poland (now Ukraine)

Jean ChretienJean Chretien (88 years old)

Jan 11 20th Prime Minister of Canada (Liberal: 1993-2003), born in Shawinigan, Quebec

  • Jan 11 Sir Charles Antony Richard Hoare, Computer scientist
  • Jan 12 Mick Sullivan, English rugby league footballer, born in Pudsey, England (d. 2016)
  • Jan 14 Richard Briers, English actor, born in Raynes Park, London (d. 2013)
  • Jan 16 Marilyn Horne, American mezzo-soprano, born in Bradford, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 16 Richard Wernick, American composer (1977 Pulitzer Prize: Visions of Terror and Wonder), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jan 16 William Vollie Alexander Jr., American politician (Rep-D-AR, 1969-93), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 17 Cedar Walton, American hard bop jazz pianist (Jazztet; Art Blakey), and composer ("Mosaic"), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2013)
  • Jan 17 Donald Cammell, film director
  • Jan 17 Sydney Phillip Hodkinson, composer
  • Jan 20 Tom Baker, English actor (fourth Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jan 21 Audrey Dalton, Irish actress

Bill BixbyBill Bixby (1934-1993)

Jan 22 American actor, director and producer (Incredible Hulk; The Courtship of Eddie's Father; My Favorite Martian), born in San Francisco, California

  • Jan 22 Graham Kerr, English-born chef (Galloping Gourmet), born in London, England
  • Jan 23 Lou Antonio, American actor (Barney-Snoop Sisters, Makin' It), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jan 23 Pierre Bourgault, Quebec politician & essayist, born in East Angus, Canada (d. 2003)
  • Jan 24 Burdette Haldorson, American basketball forward (Olympic gold 1956, 60; University of Colorado Boulder), born in Austin, Minnesota
  • Jan 24 Stanisław Grochowiak, Polish poet, born in Leszno, Poland (d. 1976)
  • Jan 25 Elizabeth Allen, American actress (Laura-Bracken's World), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Jan 26 Huey "Piano" Smith, American R&B pianist ("Rockin' Pneumonia & Boogie Woogie Flu"; "Having a Good Time"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jan 26 Joe Erskine, Welsh boxer (British heavyweight champion 1956-58), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1990)
  • Jan 26 Roger Landry, Quebec businessman and newspaper publisher
  • Jan 27 Donald Spiers, controller (Aircraft MoD)
  • Jan 27 Edithe Cresson, premier of France (1991-92)
  • Jan 27 Federico Mayor Zaragoza, UNESCO director (1987- ), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Jan 27 Julian Ogilvie Thompson, CEO (De Beers)
  • Jan 27 Raymond Boudon, French sociologist, born in Paris, France (d. 2013)
  • Jan 28 Bill White, American baseball infielder (8 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1964; 7 × Gold Glove Award; St. Louis Cardinals), broadcaster (NY Yankees) and executive (NL President 1989-94), born in Lakewood, Florida
  • Jan 28 BR White, principal (Regent's Park College-Oxford)
  • Jan 28 Mitr Chaibancha, Thai actor (d. 1970)
  • Jan 29 Noel Harrison, British singer ("The Windmills of Your Mind"), and actor (Girl from U.N.C.L.E. - "Mark Slate"), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Jan 29 Paul Gutama Soegijo, Indonesian composer working ijn Germany, born in Yogyakarta, Dutch East Indies (d. 2019)
  • Jan 30 Tammy Grimes, American actress (Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in Lynn, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Jan 31 Brian Bolus, English cricket batsman (7 Tests @ 41.33; Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire), born in Leeds, England (d. 2020)
  • Jan 31 James Franciscus, American actor (Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Mr Novak, Longstreet), born in Clayton, Missouri (d. 1991)
  • Jan 31 Ron Weatherburn, British jazz pianist, born in the Borough of Barking and Dagenham, England (d. 1995)
  • Feb 1 Bob Shane, American folk vocalist (Kingston Trio - "Tom Dooley"), born in Hilo, Territory of Hawaii (d. 2020)
  • Feb 4 Jouko Sakari Linjama, Finnish organist and composer, born in Kirvu, Finland

Don CherryDon Cherry (88 years old)

Feb 5 Canadian hockey commentator (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Kingston, Ontario

Hank AaronHank Aaron (1934-2021)

Feb 5 American Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder (MLB record 755 HRs; NL MVP 1957; 25 × MLB All-Star; Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Brewers), born in Mobile, Alabama [1]

  • Feb 6 Vernon "Vern" Ehlers, American politician (Michigan House of Representatives), born in Pipestone, Minnesota (d. 2017)
  • Feb 7 "King" Curtis [Ousley], American Grammy Award-winning R&B, rock, jazz, and session saxophonist bandleader ("Memphis Soul Stew"; Aretha Franklin; John Lennon), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 1971)
  • Feb 7 Earl King [Solomon Johnson], American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist ("Come On (Let The Good Times Roll)"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2003)d.
  • Feb 7 Eddie Fenech Adami, President of Malta
  • Feb 7 Piet Bukman, Dutch minister for Development Aid (CDA)
  • Feb 8 Galina Bystrova, Soviet pentathlete (1957, 58)
  • Feb 9 John A Ziegler Jr, 4th NHL president (1977-92), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • Feb 10 Fleur Adcock, New Zealand poet
  • Feb 11 Francesco Pennisi, Italian contemporary classical composer, born in Acireale, Sicily (d. 2000)
  • Feb 11 John Surtees, British auto racer (World F1 C'ship 1964) and motorcycle racer (World C'ships: 350 cc – 1958, 59, 60; 500 cc – 1956, 58, 59, 60), born in Tatsfield, England (d. 2017)

Manuel NoriegaManuel Noriega (1934-2017)

Feb 11 Panamanian general and dictator (1983-89), born in a Panama City slum, Panama

  • Feb 11 Mary Quant, English fashion designer (Chelsea Look, Mod Look), born in Kent, England
  • Feb 11 Mel Carnahan, American politician (d. 2000)
  • Feb 11 Patrick Holmes Sellors, British ophthalmologist (d. 2010)
  • Feb 11 Tina Louise, American actress (Ginger-Gilligan's Island, Julie-Dallas), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 12 Anne Krueger, American economist
  • Feb 12 Annette Crosbie, British(?) actress

Bill RussellBill Russell (1934-2022)

Feb 12 American Basketball HOF center (11 × NBA C'ship; 5 x NBA MVP; 12 x NBA All-Star; Boston Celtics; Olympic gold 1956) and coach (NBA C'ship 1968, 69 Boston Celtics), born in West Monroe, Louisiana [1]

  • Feb 13 George Segal, American actor (Carbon Copy; Fun With Dick & Jane; Just Shoot Me!), and banjo player, born in Great Neck, New York (d. 2021)
  • Feb 14 Bruce Headley, American thoroughbred horse trainer and owner (Breeders' Cup Sprint 2000 Kona Gold), born in Baldwin Park, California (d. 2021)
  • Feb 14 Florence Henderson, American actress (The Brady Bunch - "Carol"), and singer, born in Dale, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • Feb 14 Merl Saunders, American Hammond B-3 organ player and pianist (Jerry Garcia Band; Saunders/Garcia), and composer, born in San Mateo, California (d. 2008)
  • Feb 14 Michel Corboz, Swiss conductor (founded L’Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne, 1961), born in Marsens, Switzerland
  • Feb 15 Graham Kennedy, Australian actor "the King of Australian television", born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2005)
  • Feb 15 Niklaus Wirth, Swiss computer programmer/inventor (PASCAL)
  • Feb 15 Paul Ekman, American psychologist, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 16 Harold "Hal" Kalin, American singer (Kalin Twins), born in Port Jervis, New York (d. 2005)
  • Feb 16 Marlene Bauer Hagge, American golfer, co-founder LPGA (Woman's PGA C'ship 1956), born in Eureka, South Dakota
  • Feb 16 Ted Taylor, American gospel and R&B-singer ("Be Ever Wonderful"), born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, (d. 1987)
  • Feb 17 Alan Bates, Allestree England, actor (Zorba the Greek, Unmarried Woman)
  • Feb 17 Barry Humphries, Australian comedian, actor and author known for his stage alter egos (Dame Edna Everage, Sir Les Patterson), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Feb 18 Aldo Ceccato, Italian conductor (Detroit Symphony, 1973-77), born in Milan, Italy
  • Feb 18 Audre Lorde, American writer, feminist and activist (Black Unicorn), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • Feb 18 Bobby Taylor, American singer & producer who discovered "The Jackson 5" (Motown Records), born in Washington, D.C. (birth year contested-1939) (d. 2017)
  • Feb 18 Paco Rabanne [Francisco Cuervo], Spanish fashion designer & perfumer, born in Pasajes, Spain
  • Feb 18 Skip Battin, American singer-songwriter (The Byrds), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • Feb 19 Carole Eastman, American screenwriter (d. 2004)
  • Feb 19 David Jones, English director (Betrayal), born in Poole, England (d. 2008)
  • Feb 19 Julian Rochfort Belfrage, English theatre agent, born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • Feb 20 Bobby Unser, American Auto Racer (Indianapolis 500 1968, 1975, 1981; USAC C'ship 1968, 1974), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 2021)
  • Feb 20 Myrtle Robertson, 11th Baroness Wharton
  • Feb 21 Gordon Forbes, South African tennis player and author (French Open mixed doubles [Darlene Hard] 1955), born in Burgersdorp, South Africa (d. 2020)
  • Feb 21 Rue McClanahan, American actress (Maude, Golden Girls), born in Healdton, Oklahoma (d. 2010)
  • Feb 22 Paavo Pohjola, Finnish concert violinist and conductor, born in Seinäjoki, Finland

Sparky AndersonSparky Anderson (1934-2010)

Feb 22 American Baseball HOF manager (World Series 1975, 76 Cincinnati Reds; WS 1984 & 2 x AL Manager of the Year, Detroit Tigers), born in Bridgewater, South Dakota

  • Feb 22 Thomas Paul, American bass (NYC Opera 1963-70), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 23 Linda Cristal, Argentinian actress (High Chapparal), born in Buenos Aires, Brazil (d. 2020)
  • Feb 24 Bettino Craxi, Italy's 1st socialist premier (1983-87)
  • Feb 24 Bingu wa Mutharika, Thyolo, Nyasaland (Malawi), Malawi President (2004-2012), (d. 2012)
  • Feb 24 Flemming Nielsen, Danish soccer player (Olympic silver 1960)
  • Feb 24 Frank Chapot, American equestrian (Olympic silver 1960, 1972), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • Feb 24 Renata Scotto, Italian soprano and opera director (La Traviata - "Violetta"), born in Savona, Italy
  • Feb 24 Shuko Mizuno, Japanese composer (Symphonic Metamorphoses), born in Tokushima, Japan
  • Feb 25 Bernard Bresslaw, English comedian (Carry On team), born in London, England (d. 1993)
  • Feb 25 Michael Wheeler-Booth, Clerk of the Parliaments
  • Feb 25 Nicholas Edwards, Baron Crickhowell, British Conservative Party politician
  • Feb 25 Robert Neame, British brewer (Shepherd Neame)
  • Feb 25 Tony Lema, American golfer (British Open 1964), born in Oakland, California (d. 1966)
  • Feb 26 Ron Gaunt, cricketer (Australian fast bowler late 50s early 60s)
  • Feb 27 N. Scott Momaday, American author (House Made of Dawn, Pulitzer 1969), born in Lawton, Oklahoma

Ralph NaderRalph Nader (88 years old)

Feb 27 American consumer advocate (Unsafe at Any Speed), born in Winsted, Connecticut

  • Feb 27 Van Williams, American actor (Green Hornet, Tycoon), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Feb 27 Vincent Fourcade, French interior designer, born in Paris, France (d. 1992)
  • Feb 28 Willie Bobo [Correa], American jazz percussionist (Evil Ways), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)
  • Mar 1 Riet [M. J. J.] Roosen-van Pelt, Dutch politician, 2nd Chamber member (CDA), born in Tilburg, the Netherlands
  • Mar 2 Bernard Rands, composer (Wildtrack), born in Sheffield, England
  • Mar 2 Howard Cassady, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1955, Ohio State; NFL C'ship 1957, Detroit Lions), born in Hendrysburg, Ohio (d. 2019)
  • Mar 2 Joyce "Dottie" Rambo (nee Luttrell), American gospel singer and songwriter, born in Madisonville, Kentucky (d. 2008)
  • Mar 3 Gia Scala, Italian actress (Angry Hills, Don't Go Near the Water)
  • Mar 4 Anne Haney, American actress (Mrs. Doubtfire - "Mrs. Sellner"; Liar Liar - "Greta"), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2001)
  • Mar 4 Barbara McNair, American singer ("Till There Was You") and actress (They Call Me MR. Tibbs), born in Racine, Wisconsin (d. 2007)
  • Mar 4 Gleb Yakunin, Russian priest and dissident, born in Moscow (d. 2014)
  • Mar 4 Janez Strnad, Slovenian physicist,, and author (We Are Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made Of), born in Ljubljana, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (now Slovenia) (d. 2017)
  • Mar 4 John Duffey, American bluegrass guitarist, dobro, and mandolin player (Country Gentlemen), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1996)
  • Mar 4 Mario Davidovsky, Argentine-American electro-acoustic composer (Synchronisms), born in Médanos, Argentina (d. 2019)

Daniel KahnemanDaniel Kahneman (88 years old)

Mar 5 Israeli economist and Nobel laureate (2002), born in Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Mar 5 James B Sikking, American actor (Hill Street Blues - "Lt. Howard Hunter"; Star Trek 3; Doogie Howser), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 5 Nicholas Smith, English actor (Are You Being Served?), born in Surrey, England (d. 2015)
  • Mar 6 John Noakes, British TV presenter, born in Yorkshire, England (d. 2017)
  • Mar 7 Giorgos Katsaros, Greek musician and composer, born in Corfu
  • Mar 7 Nari Contractor, Indian cricketer (Indian batsman & captain), born in Godhra, India
  • Mar 7 Willard Scott, American weather forecaster (Today Show), born in Alexandria, Virginia (d. 2021)
  • Mar 8 Christian Wolff, composer
  • Mar 8 Martí Vergés, Spanish soccer midfielder (12 caps; FC Barcelona), born in Vidreres, Spain (d. 2021)
  • Mar 8 Marv Breeding, American baseball player (d. 2006)
  • Mar 8 Rodri, Spanish soccer defender (4 caps; FC Barcelona) and manager (CD Condal), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2022)
  • Mar 8 Ron Taylor, Australian cinematographer (Those Amazing Animals), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2012)
  • Mar 9 Jim Landis, American MLB outfielder, 1957-67, 5X Gold Glove, 2X All-Star (Chicago White Sox, and 5 other teams), born in Fresno, California (d. 2017)
  • Mar 9 Joyce Van Patten, American actress (Good Guys; Don Rickles Show), born in Queens, New York

Yuri GagarinYuri Gagarin (1934-1968)

Mar 9 Russian cosmonaut and 1st man into space (aboard Vostok 1), born in Klushino, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

  • Mar 10 Fou Ts'ong, Chinese-British concert pianist, born in Shanghai, Republic of China (d. 2020)
  • Mar 11 George Stamatoyannopoulos, Greece, medical genetics researcher
  • Mar 11 Joep Straesser, Dutch composer (Blossom songs, Ramasasiri), born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • Mar 11 Sam Donaldson, ABC White House correspondent (Prime Time), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Mar 11 Sydney Burke, South African cricket fast bowler (2 Tests; 11-196 on Test debut v NZ 1961), born in Pretoria, South Africa
  • Mar 12 Rudolph Agner, CEO (Consolidated Gold Fields)
  • Mar 13 Barry Hughart, American author of fantasy novels (Bridge of Birds), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Mar 14 Eugene A. Cernan, American naval officer and astronaut (Gemini 9, Apollo 10 17), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Mar 14 Mogens Palle, Danish boxing promoter (International Boxing Hall of Fame 2008) and manager (European manager Sonny Liston), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2022)
  • Mar 14 Paul Rader, American 15th General of The Salvation Army, born in New York City
  • Mar 14 Shirley Scott, American swing and blues organist (with Stanley Turrentine), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • Mar 15 Danny Apolinar, cabaret performer and theatrical composer-songwriter (Do Your Own Thing), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)
  • Mar 15 Kanshi Ram, Indian dalit leader
  • Mar 15 Wolfgang Hufschmidt, composer
  • Mar 16 Howard Schnellenberger, American football coach (National C'ship Uni of Miami 1983; Uni of Oklahoma, Uni of Louisville, Florida Atlantic Uni; Baltimore Colts), born in Saint Meinrad, Indiana (d. 2021)
  • Mar 16 Ray Hnatyshyn, Governor-General of Canada (d. 2002)
  • Mar 17 Erhard Grosskopf, German avant-garde composer, born in Berlin, Germany
  • Mar 17 Q T Macon, blues vocal/guitar
  • Mar 18 Pavle Despalj, Croatian composer & conductor (Zagreb; Miami; Tokyo), born in Blato, Korčula
  • Mar 18 Pietro Rizzuto, Italian-Canadian politician (Senator for Repentigny, Quebec, 1976-97), born in Cattolica Eraclea, Sicily, Italy (d. 1997)
  • Mar 18 Roy Chapman, English footballer & manager, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom (d. 1983)
  • Mar 20 David Malouf, Australian author
  • Mar 20 Eric Hebborn, artist/faker
  • Mar 20 Marion Conti, arch bishop (Aberdeen England)
  • Mar 20 Willie Brown, American Democratic politician and 41st Mayor of San Francisco (1996-2004), born in Mineola, Texas
  • Mar 21 Al Freeman Jr, Tx, actor (One Life to Live, My Sweet Charlie), (d. 2012)
  • Mar 21 Lister Carney, Bellaire Oh, 200m runner (Olympic silver 1960)
  • Mar 22 Larry Martyn, English comedy actor (d. 1994)
  • Mar 22 Leslie Turnberg, British medical researcher and academic, President of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Mar 22 May Britt, Swedish actress (Young Lions), and wife of Sammy Davis Jr, born in Lidingö, Sweden
  • Mar 22 Orrin Hatch, American politician (US Senator from Utah (R), 1977-2019) longest-serving Utah US Senator, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2022)
  • Mar 23 Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor, born in Montréal, Québec (d. 2006)
  • Mar 23 Ludvig Faddeev, Russian mathematician
  • Mar 23 Mark Rydell, American actor (Havana, Punchline, Long Goodbye), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 23 Teresa Proccacini, Italian organist and composer (Clown Music), born in Cerignola, Italy

Gloria SteinemGloria Steinem (88 years old)

Mar 25 American feminist and publisher (Ms Magazine), born in Toledo, Ohio

  • Mar 25 Johnny Burnette, American rockabilly singer-songwriter and guitarist ("Train Kept A-Rollin'"; "You're Sixteen"), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1964)
  • Mar 26 Alan Arkin, American actor (Catch-22, In-Laws, Simon, Wait Until Dark), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 26 Gino Cappelletti, American football running back (AFL All-Star 1961, 63-66; AFL MVP 1964; Boston Patriots), born in Keewatin, Minnesota (d. 2022)
  • Mar 27 Arthur Mitchell, African-American choreographer (Dance Theater of Harlem), born in New York
  • Mar 27 David Hancock, British civil servant, secretary (British Department of Education & Science), born in Beckenham, Kent (d. 2013)
  • Mar 27 Istvan Csurka, Hungarian politician and writer, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2012)
  • Mar 28 Siegfried Thiele, German composer, born in Chemnitz, Germany
  • Mar 29 Ernstalbrecht Stiebler, German composer, born in Berlin
  • Mar 29 Mei Baojiu, Chinese opera performer and director (Mei Lanfang Peking Opera), born in Shanghai, China (d. 2016)
  • Mar 29 Paul Crouch, American televangelist (Trinity Broadcasting Network), born in Saint Joseph, Missouri (d. 2013)
  • Mar 30 Lanny Morgan, American West coast jazz and studio alto saxophonist (Maynard Ferguson), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Mar 31 Grigori Grigoyevich Nelyubov, Russian cosmonaut (Vostok 1 backup)
  • Mar 31 John D. Loudermilk, country singer and songwriter ("Tobacco Road"), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 2016)
  • Mar 31 Richard Chamberlain, American stage and screen actor (Dr. Kildare (TV series); The Thorn Birds), born in Beverly Hills, California

About 1934

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster (Jan 26, 1933 - Feb 13, 1934),
Dog (Feb 14, 1934 - Feb 3, 1935)