Famous People Born in September 1936

Andrew GroveAndrew Grove (1936-2016)

Sep 2 Hungarian-American pioneer in the semiconductor industry, one of the founders and CEO of Intel, and philanthropist, born in Budapest, Hungary

  • Sep 2 David Leonard Blake, British composer, and educator, born in London, England
  • Sep 2 Joan Kennedy, 1st wife of US Senator from Massachusetts, Ted
  • Sep 3 John Olver, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts), born in Honesdale, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 3 Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, 2nd President of Tunisia (1987-2011), born in Hammam Sousse, French Tunisia (d. 2019)
  • Sep 5 Alcee Hastings, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida), born in Altamonte Springs, Florida
  • Sep 5 Bill Mazeroski, American MLB 2nd baseman (won 1960 World Series for Pitts), born in Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Sep 5 Cornelius Boyson, American blues bassist, born in Tunica, Mississippi (d. 1994)
  • Sep 5 John C. Danforth, American politician (Sen-R-Missouri, 1976-95), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Sep 5 Jonathan Kozol, American writer and sociologist, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 7 Apostolos Kaklamanis, Greek politician, born in Lefkada, Greece

Buddy HollyBuddy Holly (1936-1959)

Sep 7 American rock and roll musician and songwriter ("Peggy Sue"; "That'll Be the Day"; "Words Of Love"), born in Lubbock, Texas

  • Sep 7 Joe Simon, American soul and R&B singer ("Power of Love"), born in Simmesport, Louisiana (d. 2021)
  • Sep 7 Romualds Kalsons, Latvian composer, born in Riga, Latvia
  • Sep 9 Augustinus Franz Kropfreiter, Austrian organist and composer, born in Hargelsberg, Austria (d. 2003)
  • Sep 9 Carlos Ortiz, Puerto Rican boxer (World Light Welterweight Champion 1959-60; World Lightweight Champion 1962-65, 65-68), born in Ponce, Puerto Rico (d. 2022)
  • Sep 9 Mikhail Tal, Soviet Latvian World Chess Champion (1960-61), born in Riga, Latvia, USSR (d. 1992)
  • Sep 10 Dimitar Largov, Bulgarian soccer midfielder (20 caps; Slavia Sofia 220 games), born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 2020)
  • Sep 11 Charles Dierkop, American actor (Det Pete Royster-Police Woman), born in La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Sep 13 Stefano Delle Chiaie, Italian neo-fascist activist, born in Caserta, Italy
  • Sep 14 Ferid Murad, American physician and pharmacologist (Nobel 1998), born in Whiting, Indiana
  • Sep 14 Harry Danielsen, Norwegian educator and politician, born in Rødøy, Norway (d. 2011)
  • Sep 14 Nicol Williamson, Scottish actor (Excalibur, Spawn), born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 2011)
  • Sep 14 Stan Williams, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1960²; World Series 1959, 1990 [coach: Cincinnati Reds]; NY Yankees, LA Dodgers), born in Enfield, New Hampshire (d. 2021)
  • Sep 14 Terence Donovan, English fashion photographer, film and video director, born in Stepney, London (d. 1996)
  • Sep 14 Walter Koenig, American actor (Checkov-Star Trek), born in Chicago, Illinois

Ashley CooperAshley Cooper (1936-2020)

Sep 15 Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1957-58, Wimbledon, US C'ships 1958), born in Melbourne, Victoria

  • Sep 16 Frits Niessen, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • Sep 17 Jennifer Dickson, South African-British artist and photographer, born in Piet Retief, South Africa
  • Sep 17 Mischa de Vreede, Dutch poetess (Our Eternal Hunger), born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies
  • Sep 17 Richard Gaskell, British solicitor (President of the Law Society) (d. 2015)

Al OerterAl Oerter (1936-2007)

Sep 19 American discus thrower (Olympic gold 1956, 60, 64, 68), born in Astoria, New York

  • Sep 19 Anna Karen [Ann McCall] British comic actress (On the Buses - "Olive"; EastEnders, 1996-2017 - "Aunt Sal"), born in Durban, South Africa (d. 2022)
  • Sep 19 Gene Dinwiddie, American blues saxophonist (Paul Butterfield Blues Band), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2002)
  • Sep 20 Dany Carrel, French actress (Passionate Summer), born in Tourane, Annam, French Indochina
  • Sep 21 (Royden) Dickey Lee [Lipscomb], American pop-country singer-songwriter ("Patches"; "Laurie"), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Sep 21 James "Sunny" Murray, American jazz musician and drummer, born in Idabel, Oklahoma (d. 2017)
  • Sep 21 Yury Luzhkov, Russian politician (2nd Mayor of Moscow, 1992-2010), born in Moscow
  • Sep 22 Art Metrano, American comedian (Amy Prentiss, Joanie Loves Chachi), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 22 Bill Orton, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Utah), born in North Ogden, Utah (d. 2009)
  • Sep 22 Maurice Evans, English soccer wing half (Reading 407 games) and manager (Shrewsbury Town, Reading, Oxford United), born in Didcot, England (d. 2000)
  • Sep 23 Roland Guillas, French soccer midfielder (9 caps; ASSE Saint-Étienne, FC Grenoble, FC Rouen, FC Bordeaux, FC Lorient), born in Lorient, France (d. 2022)
  • Sep 23 Valentín Paniagua, Peruvian politician

Jim HensonJim Henson (1936-1990)

Sep 24 American puppeteer, artist, screenwriter and filmmaker, best known as the creator of 'the Muppets" (Sesame Street, The Muppet Show), born in Greenville, Mississippi

  • Sep 25 (Roosevelt) "Booba" Barnes, American blues guitarist, born in Longwood, Washington County, Mississippi (d. 1996)
  • Sep 25 Edward Jones, British Army officer (UK Military Representative to NATO in Brussels), born in Altrincham, Cheshire, England
  • Sep 25 Juliet Prowse, South African-American actress and dancer (Who Killed Teddy Bear), born in Mumbai, India (d. 1996)
  • Sep 25 Moussa Traoré, Mali soldier, politician and dictator, President of Mali (1968-91), born in Kayes, French Sudan (d. 2020)

Winnie MandelaWinnie Mandela (1936-2018)

Sep 26 South African anti-apartheid activist and ANC politician, born in Bizana, Pondoland, South Africa

  • Sep 27 Don Cornelius, American television host (Soul Train), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • Sep 27 Gordon Honeycombe, British broadcaster/author, born in Karachi, Colonial India (d. 2015)
  • Sep 27 Yuri Nikolayevich Stepanov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Sep 28 Nabil Maleh, Syrian film director and writer, born in Damascus, Syria (d. 2016)
  • Sep 28 Robert Hogan, American actor (Peyton Place, Operation Petticoat), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 28 Robert Wolders, Dutch actor (Erik Hunter-Laredo), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Sep 28 Sherwood Boehlert, American politician (Rep-R-NY, 1983-2007), born in Utica, New York (d. 2021)
  • Sep 29 Mylene Demongeot, French actress (3 Murderesses), born in Nice, France

Silvio BerlusconiSilvio Berlusconi (86 years old)

Sep 29 Italian media tycoon and Prime Minister of Italy (1994-95, 2001-06, 2008-11), born in Milan, Italy

  • Sep 30 Butler Derrick, American politician (Rep-D-SC, 1974-95), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2014)
  • Sep 30 Jim Sasser, American politician (Senator-D-Tennessee, 1977-97), born in Memphis, Tennessee

About September 1936

How Old? 86 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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