On This Day

Famous People Born in 1934 (Part 2)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 696

  • Apr 2 Paul Joseph Cohen, American mathematician (Cohen forcing, Continuum hypothesis), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 2007)
  • Apr 3 Jane Goodall, British ethologist (studied African chimps), born in London, England
  • Apr 3 Jim Parker, American football player, NFL guard and tackle (Baltimore Colts), born in Macon, Georgia (d. 2005)
  • Apr 3 John Lelliott, English contractor and multi-millionaire
  • Apr 4 Dorothy Grenfell Williams, radio producer and broadcaster, born in Johannesburg (d. 1994)
  • Apr 5 Stanley Turrentine, American jazz saxophonist (Wonderland), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2000)
  • Apr 5 Tina Maria Stone, runner (1 year distance record of 15,472 miles)
  • Apr 5 Roman Herzog, President of Germany (1994-99), born in Landshut, Bavaria, Germany (d. 2017)
  • Apr 6 Anton Geesink, Dutch judoka (first non-Japanese world champion, Olympic gold 1964), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 2010)
  • Apr 6 Reijo Jyrkiainen, Finnish composer, born in Suistamo, Finland
  • Apr 7 Ian Richards, actor (Montgomery-Ike), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Apr 7 Swami Shantananda, Hindu Saint, Philosopher, Disciple of Swami Sivananda, Founder of Temple of Fine Arts
  • Apr 7 Ian Richardson, Scottish actor (d. 2007)
  • Apr 7 Victor Feldman, British jazz pianist and drummer, born in London (d. 1987)
  • Apr 8 Kisho Kurokawa, Japanese architect (d. 2007)
  • Apr 9 Bill Birch, New Zealand politician (38th Minister of Finance), born in Hastings, New Zealand

  • Apr 10 David Halberstam, American journalist, historian and author (Pulitzer 1964), born in NYC, New York (d. 2007)
  • Apr 10 Zsolt Durko, Hungarian composer, born in Szeged (d. 1997)
  • Apr 11 Dame Anne Poole, British chief nursing officer (Department of Health)
  • Apr 11 Mark Strand, American poet, editor and translator (Another Republic), born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada (d. 2014)
  • Apr 11 Richard A. Garland, artist and photographer (d. 1994)
  • Apr 12 Heinz Schneiter, Swiss football player and manager, born in Thun, Switzerland (d. 2017)
  • Apr 12 Charlie Robertson, American politician (mayor of York, Pennsylvania 1994-2002), born in York, Pennsylvania, (d. 2017)
  • Apr 13 Horace Kay, American singer (Tams-You Lied to Your Daddy)
  • Apr 13 Siegfried Matthus, German composer, born in Zadorozhye, Ozyorsky District, Kaliningrad Oblast
  • Apr 14 Bruce Pairaudeau, cricketer (WI opening bat in 13 Tests, 115 on debut)
  • Apr 14 Fredric Jameson, American philosopher, cultural theorist
  • Apr 16 Geoffrey Owen, British editor (Financial Times)
  • Apr 16 Richard Kenshaw, British broadcaster, born in London (d. 2014)
  • Apr 16 Robert Stigwood, Australian-born British-resident music entrepreneur and film producer (Saturday Night Fever, Grease), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 2016)
  • Apr 17 Donald "Don" Kirshner, American rock & roll producer known as "The Man With the Golden Ear" (invented bubblegum music), born in Bronx, New York (d. 2011)
  • Apr 18 James Drury, American actor (Virginian), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 18 Jan Klusak [Jan Porges], Czech composer, born in Prague
  • Apr 18 Mark Kingston, English actor (Intimate Contact), born in Deptford, London (d. 2011)
  • Apr 18 George Shirley, African-American tenor (first African-American tenor to perform a leading role at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Apr 19 Dickie Goodman, American parody singer (Flying Saucer), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • Apr 19 Jan Helge Guttorm Bark, Swedish trombonist and composer, born in Härnösand, Sweden
  • Apr 20 Lindsay Oliver John Boynton, furniture historian (d. 1995)
  • Apr 20 Robert G Wilmers, American banker ( M&T Bank ), billionaire and philanthropist, born in New York (d. 2017)
  • Apr 21 Martin Horton, cricketer, England off-spin all rounder, 2 Tests 1959)
  • Apr 22 Nico Ladenis, Tanganyikan-British restauranteur (Nico at 90), born in Tanganyika, Tanzania

  • Apr 22 Edward Portman, 9th Viscount Portman, British landowner and multimillionaire (d. 1999)
  • Apr 24 John Barbour, TV host (Real People), born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestShirley MacLaine

Apr 24 Shirley MacLaine, American actress and mystic (Irma la Douce), born in Richmond, Virginia

  • Apr 25 Denny "Scott" Miller, American actor (Wagon Train), born in Bloomington Ind, (d. 2014)
  • Apr 25 Peter McParland, Northern Irish footballer, born in Newry, Ireland
  • Apr 26 Michael McCloskey, American environmentalist and chairman (Sierra Club), born in Eugene, Oregon
  • Apr 28 Lois Duncan, American young adult novelist (I Know What You Did Last Summer), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Apr 29 Pedro Pires, premier (Cape Verde, 1975-91)
  • Apr 29 Luis Aparicio, Venezuelan baseball player
  • Apr 30 Jerry Lordan, English singer and composer (Wonderful Land), born in Paddington, London (d. 1995)
  • May 1 Alette Beaujon, Curacaos poet (Gedichten on the Bay & Elsewhere)
  • May 1 Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, Mexican politician
  • May 1 Nev MacEwan, New Zealand rugby union #8 (All Blacks 20 caps), born Auckland, New Zealand
  • May 3 Georg Kröll, German composer, born in Linz
  • May 3 Frankie Valli [Francesco Stephen Castelluccio], American singer (Four Seasons-Sherry), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • May 3 Henry Cooper, English heavyweight boxer (famous defeat to Muhammad Ali 1966), born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • May 4 Pete Barbutti, American comedian (Garry Moore Show), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • May 5 Ace Cannon, American saxophonist (Tuff Sax), born in Grenada, Mississippi (d. 2018)
  • May 6 Richard Shelby, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alabama's 7th district), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • May 7 Heinz Marti, Swiss composer, born in Bern
  • May 8 Leonard Hoffmann, high court judge
  • May 8 Roger Kendrick, governor (Dartmoor Prison)
  • May 9 Alan Bennett, England, playwright/actor (Secret Policeman's Other Ball)
  • May 9 John Robertson, deputy chairman (Barclays de Zoete Wedd)
  • May 9 Roy Massey, Master of Choristers (Hereford Cathedral)
  • May 10 Cliff Wilson, snooker player
  • May 10 William Lithgow, Scottish industrialist/multi-millionaire
  • May 10 Gary Owens, American disc jockey/TV host (Laugh In, Gong Show), born in Mitchell, South Dakota
  • May 10 Jeanine Basinger, American film scholar
  • May 11 James M Jeffords, (Rep-R-VT, 1975- )
  • May 12 Elechi Amadi, Nigerian novelist (The Concubine), born in Aluu (d. 2016)
  • May 13 Adolf Muschg, Swiss writer (Gruppe Olten), born in Zollikon
  • May 13 Leon Wagner, baseball player (d. 2004)
  • May 14 Frederik von Pallandt, singer
  • May 14 Siân Phillips, Welsh actress
  • May 15 David Robin Francis Guy Greville, 8th Duke of Warwick
  • May 16 Anthony Walker, British army officer (Commandant of the Royal College of Defense Studies)
  • May 16 Nicholas Goodison, CEO (TSB Group)
  • May 17 Earl Morrall, NFL quarterback (Lions, Giants, Colts), (d. 2014)
  • May 18 Dwayne Hickman, LA, actor (Dobie Gillis, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini)
  • May 19 David Sinclair, actor (Love & Hate)
  • May 19 James Charles Lehrer, news anchor (McNeil-Lehrer Report), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • May 19 Jan Wijn, Dutch pianist
  • May 19 Ruskin Bond, Indian author
  • May 21 Phillip King, British sculptor
  • May 21 Bengt I. Samuelsson, Swedish biochemist, Nobel laureate
  • May 22 Peter Nero [Bernard Nierow], American conductor and pianist (A Sunday in NY, Philadelphia POPS), born in NYC, New York
  • May 22 Arne Harris, American television sports director, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2001)
  • May 23 Malcolm Gill, deputy head (Bank for Intl Settlements)
  • May 23 Robert Moog, American engineer (Moog synthesizer, Moog Music), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • May 23 Mason Rudolph, American golfer (Ryder Cup 1971; PGA C'ship 1973 3rd), born in Clarksville, Tennessee (d. 2011)
  • May 24 Jane Byrne, American politician (50th Mayor of Chicago), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2014)
  • May 24 Barry Rose, English choir-trainer and organist, born in Chingford, England
  • May 25 David Burke, English actor (The Woman in Black), born in Liverpool, England
  • May 25 Ron Nesson, American press secretary (Gerald Ford), born in Washington, D.C.
  • May 26 Dullah Omar, South African attorney and UDF-leader, born in Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa (d. 2004)
  • May 27 Harlan Ellison, American sci-fi author and screen-writer (Star Trek-"The City on the Edge of Forever"), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2018)
  • May 28 Rob du Bois, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 2013)
  • May 29 Nanette Newman, English writer and actress (Endless Game, Of Human Bondage), born in Northampton, England

Person of interestAlexey Leonov

May 30 Alexey Leonov, Russian cosmonaut (Voskhod 2, first man to walk in space), born in Listvyanka, Soviet Union

Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov
Cosmonaut
Alexey Leonov
  • May 30 Alketas Panagoulias, Greek footballer and coach (d. 2012)
  • May 31 Bent Peter Rasch, Danish canoeist (Olympic gold 1952), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • May 31 Jim Hutton, Binghamton NY, actor (Ellery Queen)
  • May 31 Karl-Erik Welin, composer
  • Jun 1 Charles "Pat" Boone, American singer, actor (April Love, Cross & Switchblade, No More Mr. Nice Guy) and TV personality (The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jun 1 Peter Masterson, actor (Ambush Bay), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jun 1 Willy Roggeman, Flemish writer (Goldfish, Nardis)
  • Jun 2 Johnny Carter, American singer (The Flamingos, The Dells), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2009)
  • Jun 3 Jim Gentile, MLB player, "Diamond Jim", born in San Francisco
  • Jun 3 Rolland D. McCune, American theologian

  • Jun 4 Seamus Elliott, Irish road bicycle racer, born in Dublin (d. 1971)
  • Jun 4 Carl Fredrik Reutersward, Swedish artist (knotted-gun sculpture), born in Stockholm (d. 2016)
  • Jun 5 Bill D Moyers, Hugo Oklahoma, news commentator (Bill Moyers' Journal)
  • Jun 5 F Curtis Michel, LaCrosse Wisconsin, astronaut
  • Jun 5 Gwen Swire, British social worker
  • Jun 6 Albert II, King of Belgium (1993-2013), born in Stuyvenberg Castle, Laeken, Brussels, Belgium
  • Jun 6 Roy Innis, American activist, leader of the Congress of Racial Equality, born in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands (d. 2017)
  • Jun 7 Philippe Entremont, French pianist and conductor (Vienna Chamber Orchestra), born in Reims, France
  • Jun 7 Samuel Lipman, American pianist and music critic, born in Los Gatos, California (d. 1994)
  • Jun 8 Millicent Martin, English actress (Alfie, Nothing but the Best), born in Romford, Essex
  • Jun 9 Donald Duck, famous fowl
  • Jun 9 Helga Haase, German FR, 500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Jun 9 Jackie Wilson, American soul singer-songwriter and performer (I Get the Sweetest Feeling), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1984)
  • Jun 9 Michael Mates, British politician (C) resigned during Asil Nadir scandal, born in Brentford, Middlesex
  • Jun 9 Paul Karolyi, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 2015)
  • Jun 9 Wild Jimmy Spruill, blues guitarist
  • Jun 10 Nicolas Roussakis, American composer, born in Athens, Greece (d. 1994)
  • Jun 10 Paul Gibson, British high court judge
  • Jun 11 Thornton James "Pookie" Hudson, American vocalist (The Spaniels- "Goodnite Sweetheart Goodnite"), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2007)
  • Jun 11 Henrik [Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat], Prince Consort of Denmark, born in Talence, Gironde, France (d. 2018)
  • Jun 11 Lady Annabel Goldsmith, English socialite, born in Westminster, London
  • Jun 12 John A. Alonzo, American cinematographer (pioneered handheld work, lighting techniques and HD video development), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2001)
  • Jun 16 Eileen Atkins, actress (Equus, Devil Within Her), born in London, England
  • Jun 16 Janet Pilgrim, American early playmate model for Playboy (July 1955, Dec 1955, Oct 1956), born in Wheaton, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Jun 16 Carl (Little Caesar) Burnett, vocalist (Little Caesar & the Romans)
  • Jun 16 Lord Patrick Beresforord, blood-stock agent
  • Jun 16 Lucia Dlugoszewski, composer
  • Jun 16 William Forsyth Sharpe, American economist, Nobel laureate
  • Jun 16 Elvira Vinogradova, Russian TV persona
  • Jun 16 Bill Cobbs [Wilbert], American actor (Night at the Museum, The Color of Money), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jun 18 Brian Kenny, deputy supreme allied commander (Europe)
  • Jun 18 Carl de Winter, sect-gen (Federation of British Artists)
  • Jun 18 Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Japanese manga artist (d. 2004)
  • Jun 19 Hammond Furlonge, cricketer (WI batsman in 3 Tests 1955-56)
  • Jun 19 Terence Clark, British diplomat
  • Jun 20 Brian Barder, British high commissar (Australia)
  • Jun 20 Cornel Țăranu, Romanian composer (Garlands), born in Cluj. Romania
  • Jun 20 Wendy Craig, England, actress (Joseph Andrews)
  • Jun 20 Rossana Podestà, Italian actress (Helen of Troy), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 21 Wulf Kirsten, German writer, born in Klipphausen, Meissen

  • Jun 25 Willy Rodriguez, West Indian cricketer (occasional leg-spin bat for WI in 60's), born in St Clair, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Jun 26 John V Tunney, American politician (Rep/Sen-D-California), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • Jun 26 Josef Sommer, German-American actor (Witness, Target, Iceman, Forced March), born in Greifswald, Germany
  • Jun 26 Luís Filipe Pires, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 2015)
  • Jun 26 Jeremy Wolfenden, British journalist and spy, born in England (d. 1965)
  • Jun 26 Dave Grusin, American composer and pianist, born in Littleton, Colorado
  • Jun 28 Carl Levin, American politician (U.S. Senator from Michigan), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 28 Roy Gilchrist, West Indian cricketer (volatile WI fast bowler of late 50s), born in St Thomas, Jamaica (d. 2001)
  • Jun 29 Carl Levin, American attorney and politician (U. S. Senator from Michigan), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 29 Henning Kronstam, Danish dancer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1995)
  • Jun 30 Harry Blackstone, Jr., American stage magician (Blackstone Book of Magic & Illusion), born in Three Rivers, Michigan (d. 1997)
  • Jul 1 Jamie Farr, American actor (Klinger-M*A*S*H, AfterMASH), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Jul 1 Jean Marsh, English actress (Dark Places, Eagle has Landed), born in London

Person of interestSydney Pollack

Jul 1 Sydney Pollack, American director, actor and producer (Tootsie, Out of Africa), born in Lafayette, Indiana (d. 2008)

Film Director, Producer and Actor Sydney Pollack
Film Director, Producer and Actor
Sydney Pollack
  • Jul 1 Claude Berri, French actor, director and screenwriter, born in Paris (d. 2009)
  • Jul 2 Ivan Madray, West Indian cricket leg-spin all rounder, 2 Tests 3 runs 0-108)
  • Jul 3 Manfred Bieler, German writer (The Rabbit is Me), born in Zerbst, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany (d. 2002)
  • Jul 4 Colin Welland, British screenwriter (Chariots of Fire) and actor (Straw Dogs), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)
  • Jul 5 Philip Madoc, Welsh actor (The Life and Times of David Lloyd George), born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 2012)
  • Jul 7 Vinko Globokar, composer
  • Jul 7 Robert McNeill Alexander, British zoologist (estimated speed of dinosaurs, born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland (d. 2016)
  • Jul 8 Marty Feldman, comedian (Young Frankenstein), born in London, England
  • Jul 8 Ed Lumley, Canadian corporate executive and former politician

Person of interestMichael Graves

Jul 9 Michael Graves, American postmodernist architect, born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Architect Michael Graves
Architect
Michael Graves
  • Jul 10 Munir Malik, Pakistani cricket pace bowler (3 Tests 1959-62), born in Leiah, British India (d. 2012)
  • Jul 10 Jerry Nelson, American puppeteer, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2012)

Person of interestGiorgio Armani

Jul 11 Giorgio Armani, Italian fashion designer (American Gigolo), born in Piacenza, Italy

Fashion Designer Giorgio Armani
Fashion Designer
Giorgio Armani
  • Jul 12 Van Cliburn, American pianist (Tchaikovsky Competition winner, 1958), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2013)
  • Jul 13 Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 5, 8, 10)
  • Jul 13 Ivor Mendonca, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (2 Tests 1962)
  • Jul 13 Roger Reynolds, composer
  • Jul 13 Wole Soyinka, Nigeria, dramatist (Road, Kongi's Harvest-Nobel 1986)
  • Jul 14 Leo Joseph Koury, Pitts, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Jul 14 Lee Elder, American golfer (first African-American to play in the US Masters; 4 PGA Tour titles), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 15 Simon Gournlay, president (British National Farmer's Union)
  • Jul 15 Harrison Birtwistle, English composer. born in Accrington, Lancashire
  • Jul 15 Risto Jarva, Finnish filmmaker (d. 1977)
  • Jul 16 Donald Payne, New Jersey Congressman (1989-2012), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • Jul 17 Pat McCormick, comedian (Don Rickles Show)
  • Jul 17 Philippe Capdenat, composer
  • Jul 17 Rainer Kisch, German writer, born in Döbeln
  • Jul 17 Lucio Tan, Chinese Filipino businessman (Philippine Airlines), in Amoy China
  • Jul 18 Edward Bond, English playwright and director (Blow-up), born in Holloway, North London
  • Jul 18 Darlene Conley, American actress (The Bold and the Beautiful), born in Chicago Heights, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • Jul 19 Willem Nijholt, Dutch actor (De Nietsnut, Respect, Op Afbetaling), born in Gombong, Central Java
  • Jul 19 Francisco Sá Carneiro, 109th Prime Minister of Portugal, born in Porto, Portugal (d. 1980)
  • Jul 20 Doug Padgett, cricketer (England batsman twice in 1960)
  • Jul 20 Ralph C RInzler, folklorist (Greenbriar Boys)
  • Jul 20 Uwe Johnson, German writer