On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1937

  • Sep 1 Al Geiberger, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1966, 1st sub-60), born in Red Bluff, California
  • Sep 1 Ron O'Neal, actor (Superfly), born in Utica, New York

Person of interestPeter Ueberroth

Sep 2 Peter Ueberroth, American organizer of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics and commissioner of baseball (1984-89), born in Evanston, Illinois

Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball Peter Ueberroth
Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball
Peter Ueberroth
  • Sep 2 Derek Fowlds, British actor (Yes Minister, The Basil Brush Show), born in London, England (d. 2020)
  • Sep 4 Dawn Fraser, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 100m freestyle 1956, 60, 64), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Sep 4 Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor and director, born in Tallinn, Estonia (d. 2006)
  • Sep 5 William Devane, American actor (Family Plot, Missles of October), born in Albany, New York
  • Sep 5 Antonio Valentín Angelillo, Italian-Argentinian footballer who played for both Argentina and Italy, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2018)
  • Sep 6 Irina Bayanovna Solovyova, Russian cosmonaut, born in Tula Oblast, Russia
  • Sep 6 Jo Anne Worley, American comedienne (Laugh-in), born in Lowell, Indiana
  • Sep 6 Sergio Aragonés, Spanish-born illustrator, born in Sant Mateu, Spain
  • Sep 6 Brigid Berlin, American actress (Andy Warhol films), born in NYC, New York (d. 2020)
  • Sep 7 John Phillip Law, American actor (Barbarella, Love Machine), born in Hollywood, California
  • Sep 7 Olly Wilson, American composer and founder of TIMARA, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2018)
  • Sep 7 Cüneyt Arkın, Turkish film actor (The Adam Trilogy), born in Gökçeoğlu village, Alpu, Eskişehir Province, Turkey
  • Sep 9 Mikhail N Tai, Latvia, World chess champion (1960-61)

  • Sep 10 Alun Pask, Welsh rugby union flanker (26 caps; British Lions 8 caps; Abertillery), born in Blackwood, Monmouthshire (d. 1995)
  • Sep 10 Paul Martin Palombo, American composer, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • Sep 10 Jared Diamond, American biologist and author (Guns, Germs and Steel), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 11 Paola Ruffo di Calabria, Italian princess and Queen of Belgium (1993-2013), born in Villa Claudia, Forte dei Marmi, Italy
  • Sep 11 Robert Crippen, American astronaut (STS 1, 7, 41C, 41G), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Sep 11 Iosif Kobzon, Soviet-Russian singer and businessman, born in Chasiv Yar, Ukraine (d. 2018)
  • Sep 12 Daniela Rocca, Italian actress (Battle of Austerlitz, Empty Canvas), born in Acireale, Italy (d. 1995)
  • Sep 12 Wes Hall, Barbadian former cricketer and politician, born in Glebe Land, Station Hill, Barbados
  • Sep 12 George Chuvalo, Canadian boxer, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Sep 13 Fred Silverman, American broadcasting executive (ABC/NBC/CBS), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 13 Don Bluth, American animator and film director (The Secret of NIMH), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Sep 14 Renzo Piano, Italian architect (Whitney Museum of American Art), born in Genoa, Italy
  • Sep 15 Robert Lucas, Jr., American economist, Nobel laureate
  • Sep 15 Fernando de la Rúa, 51st President of Argentina
  • Sep 15 Tony Yates, American college basketball point guard (National C'ship 1961, 62; Cincinnati Bearcats) and head coach (Cincinnati 1983-89), born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana (d. 2020)
  • Sep 16 Aleksandr Medved, Soviet wrestler (Olympic gold 1964 68, 72), born in Bila Tserkva, Ukraine
  • Sep 16 Vince Naimoli, American businessman and MLB team owner (Tampa Bay Devil Rays), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 2019)
  • Sep 17 Albertine Sarrazin, French author (L'astragale, La Cavale), born in Algiers, Algeria (d. 1967)
  • Sep 17 Orlando Cepeda, Puerto Rican Major League Baseball player, born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Sep 18 Norman Dinerstein, American composer, born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1982)

  • Sep 19 Abner Haynes, American AFL running back (AFL MVP 1960; Kansas City Chiefs), born in Denton, Texas
  • Sep 20 Birgitta Dahl, Swedish politician (Speaker of the Parliament of Sweden 1994-2002), born in Råda, Härryda Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
  • Sep 20 Monica Zetterlund, Swedish singer and actress, born in Hagfors, Sweden (d. 2005)
  • Sep 24 Alan Grose, British vice-admiral
  • Sep 25 Michael Gibbs, jazz composer (Mike Gibbs + 12 play Gil Evans), born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Sep 25 Thomas Kessler, Swiss composer, born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Sep 26 Joop Admiraal, Dutch actor and director (You Are My Mother), born in Ophemert, Gelderland, Netherlands (d. 2006)
  • Sep 26 Valentin Pavlov, Russian politician and Prime Minister of the Soviet Union (1991), born in Moscow, Soviet Union (d. 2003)
  • Sep 28 Colin Berry, professor (morbid anatomist)
  • Sep 28 Edward Applebaum, composer
  • Sep 28 Rod Roddy, American television announcer (d. 2003)
  • Sep 29 Alice Mahon, British MP
  • Sep 29 R B Heywood, director (British Antarctic Survey)
  • Sep 30 Jurek Becker, Polish-born German writer (Jacob the Liar), born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1997)
  • Sep 30 Valentin Vasil'yevich Sil'vestrov, composer

About September 1937

How Old? 82 or 83 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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