On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1935

  • Mar 1 Judith Rossner, author (Looking for Mr Goodbar)
  • Mar 1 Robert Conrad [Conrad R. Falk], American actor (Wild Wild West), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • Mar 2 Al Waxman, Canadian actor (Cagney & Lacey, Meatballs 3, Spasms), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 2 Porky Pig, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Friz Freleng and Frank Tashlin (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "I Haven't Got a Hat"
  • Mar 3 Zhelyu Zhelev, Veselinovo, Shumen Province, Bulgarian President (1990-97)
  • Mar 4 Nancy Whiskey, Scottish folk singer (d. 2003)
  • Mar 5 Malcolm J Anderson, tennis champ (US Open-1957)
  • Mar 5 Philip K Chapman, Australian astronaut (Apollo 14 support), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Mar 5 Billy Tubbs, American college basketball coach (Southwestern Uni, Lamar Uni, Uni of Oklahoma, Texas Christian Uni), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2020)
  • Mar 6 Ron Delany, Irish 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1956), born in Arklow, Republic of Ireland
  • Mar 6 Derek Kevan, Ripon, England, footballer (14 caps), (d. 2013)
  • Mar 9 Andrew Viterbi, American telecommunications scientist and businessman (Qualcomm Inc.), born in Bergamo, Italy
  • Mar 10 Graham Farmer, Australian rules footballer
  • Mar 10 Ivan Calin, Ribneta, Moldova, President and Prime Minister 1980-1990 (d. 2012)
  • Mar 11 Sandra Milo, Italian actress
  • Mar 12 Helga Pilarczyk, German soprano (Salome; Lulu), born in Schöningen, Germany (d. 2011)
  • Mar 12 John Gross, author (Age of Kipling, Dickens & 20th Century)
  • Mar 13 Don Nute, American actor, born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • Mar 13 Joseph Mascolo, American actor (Days of Our Lives), born in West Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2016)
  • Mar 13 Leslie Parrish, American actress and activist, born in Melrose, Massachusetts
  • Mar 13 Michael Walzer, American political theorist, born in New York
  • Mar 13 David Nobbs, English comedic writer (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), born in Petts Wood, Kent (d. 2015)
  • Mar 14 Jo van den Booren, composer
  • Mar 15 Jimmy Lee Swaggart, evangelist
  • Mar 15 Judd Hirsch, actor (Alex-Taxi, Dear John, Ordinary People), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Mar 16 Teresa Berganza, Spanish soprano
  • Mar 17 Adam Wade, American singer & actor (The Writing On The Wall), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 17 Vladimir Popović, Serbian soccer midfielder (20 caps, Yugoslavia; Red Star Belgrade) and manager (Intercontinental Cup, Red Star Belgrade 1991), born in Belgrade, Serbia (d. 2020)
  • Mar 18 Ole Barndorff-Nielsen, Danish mathematician
  • Mar 19 Burt Metcalfe, Saskatchewan Canada, actor/dir (Father of the Bride)
  • Mar 19 Phyllis Newman, actress (Coming of Age, TW3), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Mar 20 Ted Bessell, American director and actor (Don-That Girl, Gomer Pyle- Frankie), born in Flushing, New York (d. 1996)
  • Mar 20 Sam Lay, American drummer and vocalist (Original Thunderbirds, Howlin' Wolf Tribute), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Mar 21 Brian Clough, English football player and manager, born in Middlesborough, England (d. 2004)
  • Mar 21 Hubert Fichte, German writer, born in Perleberg (d. 1986)
  • Mar 21 Antonio Membrado, Spanish-French classical guitarist and composer, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2016)
  • Mar 22 M[ichael] Emmet Walsh, American actor (Wildcats, War Party), born in Ogdensburg New York
  • Mar 22 Bertil Johansson, Swedish soccer striker (5 caps; IFK Göteborg 267 games) and manager (IFK Göteborg), born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 2021)
  • Mar 22 Danny Ray, American MC, stage manager, valet and "cape man" for singer James Brown, born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2021)
  • Mar 23 Barry Cryer, comedian/writer (Goodies Rule-OK, All You Need is Cash)
  • Mar 23 Desmond Pitcher, CEO (Merseyside Development Corporation)
  • Mar 24 Peter Bichsel, Swiss writer (Gruppe Olten), born in Bellach
  • Mar 24 Carol Kaye, American session bassist (Beach Boys, Sonny & Cher, Simon & Garfunkel), born in Everett, Washington
  • Mar 24 Mary Berry, English food writer and TV presenter (The Great British Bake Off), born in Bath, England
  • Mar 25 Susan Engel, British actress (Ascendancy), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Mar 25 Gabriel 'Flash' Elorde, Filipino boxer (featherweight and super featherweight champion), born in Bogo (d. 1985)
  • Mar 25 (Juan) "Johnny" Pacheco, Dominican-American salsa flutist, bandleader, composer, record producer and label executive (Fania Records), born in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic (d. 2021) [1]

Person of interestMahmoud Abbas

Mar 26 Mahmoud Abbas, 2nd President of the Palestine National Authority (2005-present), born in Safed, Mandatory Palestine

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
Palestinian President
Mahmoud Abbas
  • Mar 27 Michael Howard, 21st Earl of Suffolk and 14th Earl of Berkshire
  • Mar 27 Julian Glover, English actor (QED, Heat & Dust, Mandela), born in Hampstead, London
  • Mar 27 Abelardo Castillo, Argentine writer and novelist, born in San Pedro, Buenos Aires
  • Mar 27 Fr. Stanley Rother, American Roman Catholic priest, martyr and missionary to Guatemala, born in Okarche, Oklahoma (d. 1981)

Person of interestMichael Parkinson

Mar 28 Michael Parkinson, English broadcaster and talkshow host (Parkinson), born in Cudworth, West Riding

  • Mar 29 Ruby Murray, Irish pop singer ("Heartbeat"; "Softly, Softly"), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 1996)
  • Mar 30 Alan Jackson, CEO (BTR)
  • Mar 30 Gordon Mumma, American pianist, composer, and educator (University of California, 1975-94), born in Framingham, Massachusetts
  • Mar 30 John Charles Eaton, composer
  • Mar 30 Karl Berger, German jazz pianist, vibraphone player, and musicologist, born in Heidelberg, Germany
  • Mar 31 Herb Alpert, American jazz trumpeter and bandleader (Tijuana Brass - "This Guy's In Love With You"), and record executive (A & M), born in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 31 Judith Rossner, American writer (August)

About March 1935

How Old? 86 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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