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Famous People Born in September 1935

  • Sep 1 Seiji Ozawa, Japanese conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1973-2002), born in Mukden, Manchuria
  • Sep 2 Jim Moody, (Rep-D-WI, 1983- )
  • Sep 3 Otto Ketting, Dutch trumpeter and composer (Passacaglia), born in Amsterdam (d. 2012)
  • Sep 3 Dorothy Masuka, Zimbabwe-born South African jazz singer and activist, born in Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia (d. 2019)
  • Sep 4 Ora Bat Chaim, Israeli cellist and composer born in Ramat Gan, Israel
  • Sep 5 Helen Gifford, Australian composer, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Sep 5 Mikhail Ivanovich Lisun, Russian cosmonaut, born in Gruzkoye, Ukraine (d. 2012)
  • Sep 5 Werner Erhard, American author and lecturer (founded EST), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 5 Johnny Briggs, English actor (Mike Baldwin on Coronation Street), born in London, England (d. 2021)
  • Sep 6 Bob Bouber [Boris Blom], Dutch singer (ZZ & Masks) and actor, born in Amsterdam
  • Sep 6 Jock Wallace, Scottish football player and manager, born in Wallyford, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • Sep 7 Abdou Diouf, 2nd President of Senegal (1981-2000), born in Louga, French West Africa
  • Sep 8 James Clay, American jazz tenor saxophonist, born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1995)
  • Sep 9 [Chaim] Topol, actor (Fiddler on the Roof), born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Sep 9 Gopal Baratham, Singaporean author
  • Sep 10 John Palmer, American news anchor (NBC Weekend News), born in Kingsport, Tennessee
  • Sep 10 Paul van Vliet, Dutch cabaret performer, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Sep 10 Mary Oliver, American poet (1984 Pulitzer Prize), born in Maple Heights, Ohio (d. 2019)
  • Sep 11 Arvo Pärt, Estonian composer, born in Paide, Järva County
  • Sep 11 Gherman Stepanovich Titov, Soviet cosmonaut (Vostok II), born in Kosikhinsky District, Russia (d. 2000)
  • Sep 12 Allan B. Swift, American politician (Rep-D-Washington, 1979-95), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Sep 12 Richard H Hunt, sculptor (Pyramidal Construction), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 14 Fujio Akatsuka, Japanese cartoonist, born in Luanping, Rehe, Manchuria (d. 2008)
  • Sep 14 Pompeiu Hărăşteanu, Romanian basso profondo singer (Opera Bonn, 1968-72; Romanian National Opera, 1972-2012), born in Gheorgheni, Romania (d. 2016)
  • Sep 15 Jacques d'Ancona, Dutch journalist/TV host (Sound-Mix Show), born in Groningen, Netherlands
  • Sep 16 Carl Andre, American sculptor (minimal/conceptual art), born in Quincy, Massachusetts
  • Sep 16 Bob Kiley, American public transit specialist, born in Minneapolis (d. 2016)
  • Sep 17 Ken Kesey, American author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), born in La Junta Colorado (d. 2001)
  • Sep 17 Timothy Bavin, British Anglican bishop (Bishop of Portsmouth 1985-95)
  • Sep 19 Nick Massi, American rocker (4 Seasons-Sherry), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2000)
  • Sep 19 Bob Krueger, American Democrat politician and diplomat (U.S. ambassador to Botswana & Burundi), born in New Braunfels, Texas
  • Sep 19 Thomas W. Ewing, American Republican politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois), born in Atlanta, Illinois
  • Sep 19 Benjamin T. Hacker, American naval aviator (first Naval Flight Officer (NFO) to achieve Flag rank), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2003)
  • Sep 20 Keith Roberts, English writer (Irish Encounter, Ladies from Hell), born in Kettering, Northamptonshire (d. 2000)
  • Sep 20 Lubos Fiser, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1999)
  • Sep 20 David Pegg, English soccer outside left (1 cap; Manchester United 127 games), born in Highfields, West Riding of Yorkshire (d. 1958)
  • Sep 21 Henry Gibson, American actor and comedian (Nashville, Laugh-In's poet), born in Germantown, Philadelphia (d. 2009)
  • Sep 21 James "Jimmy" Armfield, British former-footballer, manager and pundit (BBC Radio Five Live), born in Denton, Lancashire, England (d. 2018)
  • Sep 22 Harriet King, American Olympic fencer, born in New York City
  • Sep 23 Pierre Marietan, composer
  • Sep 24 Barbara Brilliant, Canadian TV host and journalist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 24 Lawrence Urquhart, Scottish businessman and CEO (Burmah Castrol)
  • Sep 24 Sean McCann, Canadian actor (...First Do No Harm), born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • Sep 24 Paul Eells, American sportscaster ("Voice of the Razorbacks"), born in Iowa City, Iowa (d. 2006)
  • Sep 25 Harv Schmidt, American college basketball coach (University of Illinois 1967-74), born in Kankakee, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • Sep 25 Maj Sjowall, Swedish writer (Martin Beck crime novels), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2020)
  • Sep 26 Bob Barber, English cricketer (dashing England lefty bat in 28 Tests 1960-68), born in Withington, Manchester
  • Sep 26 Joe Sherlock, Irish Labour Party politician, born in Kildorrery, Republic of Ireland (d. 2007)
  • Sep 27 Jerome Shipp, American basketball (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Sep 27 Mamie "Peanut" Johnson, American professional baseball player at 1st female pitcher to play in the Negro Leagues, born in Ridgeway, South Carolina (d. 2017)
  • Sep 27 John Stanford, American college baseball coach/administrator (Middle Tennessee), born in Opelousas, Louisiana (d. 2013)
  • Sep 27 Al MacNeil, Canadian NHL defenceman, coach (Montreal Canadiens Stanley Cup 1970-71), born in Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Sep 28 Bruce Crampton, Australian golfer (14 PGA Tour wins), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Sep 28 Heather Sears, actress (Room at the Top), born in London, England
  • Sep 29 David Hannay, diplomat

Person of interestJerry Lee Lewis

Sep 29 Jerry Lee Lewis, American rock and roll piano player and singer ("Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"; "Great Balls Of Fire"), born in Ferriday, Louisiana

Country Singer Jerry Lee Lewis
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Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Sep 30 Jill Corey [Norma Jean Speranza], American pop singer (Your Hit Parade), born in Avonmore, Pennsylvania (d. 2021)
  • Sep 30 Johnny Mathis, American pop vocalist ("Chances Are"; "Wild Is The Wind"; The Twelfth of Never"), born in Gilmer, Texas

About September 1935

How Old? 85 or 86 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)