Famous People Born in August 1938

  • Aug 2 Brunhilde Hendrix, German FR, relay runner (Olympic silver 1960)
  • Aug 2 Pierre de Bané, French Canadian politician
  • Aug 3 George Memmoli, American actor (Earl-Hello Larry), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 3 Terry Wogan, British broadcaster (Eurovision Song Contest, Blankety Blank), born in Limerick, Ireland (d. 2016)
  • Aug 4 Ellen Schrecker, American college professor, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 5 Hayes Wendell Jones, Sturksville Mich, 110m hurdler (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Aug 6 Carry Tefsen, Dutch actress (Say A)
  • Aug 6 Paul Bartel, director/actor (Eating Raoul), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 6 Peter Bonerz, actor (Jerry-Bob Newhart Show, 9 to 5), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • Aug 7 Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist
  • Aug 7 Helen Caldicott, Australian physician/anti-war activist, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Aug 8 Connie Stevens [Concetta Ingoglia], singer/actress (Hawaiian Eye, Back to Beach), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 8 Jacques Hetu, composer
  • Aug 9 Dick Anthony Williams, actor (Our Family Honor), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestRod Laver

Aug 9 Rod Laver, Australian tennis player (1962, 1969 Grand Slam), born in Rockhampton, Queensland

Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver
  • Aug 9 Leonid Kuchma, 2nd President of Ukraine (1994-2005) and 2nd Prime Minister of Ukraine (1992-93), born in Chaikyne, Ukraine
  • Aug 9 Otto Rehhagel, German football manager
  • Aug 11 Charles Hugh Shirley, publisher
  • Aug 11 Allegra Kent, ballerina, born in Santa Monica, California
  • Aug 11 Rainer Boesch, composer
  • Aug 11 Branko Stanovnik, Slovenian chemist
  • Aug 12 Anthony Joliffe, mayor of London
  • Aug 12 Jean-Paul L'Allier, Canadian Mayor of Quebec
  • Aug 13 Dave "Baby" Cortez, American pop keyboardist
  • Aug 14 Betsy Cullen, LPGA golfer
  • Aug 14 Niara Sudarkasa [Gloria M Clark], educator and anthropologist (Lincoln College), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Aug 14 Stuart McKinnon, high court judge
  • Aug 15 Maxine Waters, American politician (Rep-D-California), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Aug 15 Stephen Breyer, American lawyer and Justice of the Supreme Court, born in San Francisco, California
  • Aug 15 Janusz A. Zajdel, Polish sci-fi author (The Whole Truth about Planet Xi), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1985)
  • Aug 16 Oleg Grigoryevich Kononenko, Russian cosmonaut
  • Aug 17 Abu Bakar Bashir, Indonesian Muslim cleric
  • Aug 17 Theodoros Pangalos, Greek politician
  • Aug 18 Joe Frank [Joseph Langermann], American radio personality (KCRW), born in Strasbourg, France (d. 2018)
  • Aug 19 Diana Muldaur, American actress (McCloud, Star Trek Next Gen, LA Law), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 19 Valentin Mankin, USSR, finn class yachtsman (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Aug 20 Jean-Loup Jaques Marie Chretien, French cosmonaut (T-6, TM-7, STS 86)
  • Aug 20 Alain Vivien, French politician

Person of interestKenny Rogers

Aug 21 Kenny Rogers, singer (Through the Years), born in Houston, Texas

Country Singer Kenny Rogers
Country Singer
Kenny Rogers
  • Aug 22 Dale Hawkins, music writer (Suzy Q)
  • Aug 22 Paul Maguire, American football commentator, born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Aug 23 Roger Greenaway, composer
  • Aug 23 Ronny Cox, actor/singer (Robocop, Dr John Gideon-St Elsewhere)
  • Aug 24 David Freiberg, American rock bassist (Quicksilver Messenger), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 24 Mason Williams, American musician, songwriter, author and photographer (Classical Gas, Smother Brothers Comedy Hour), born in Abilene, Texas
  • Aug 24 Halldór Blöndal, Icelandic politician
  • Aug 25 David Canary, actor (Bonanza, One Life to Live), born in Elwood, Indiana (d. 2015)
  • Aug 25 Frederick Forsyth, British author (Day of the Jackal, Deceiver, Odessa File), born in Ashford, Kent, England
  • Aug 26 Francine York, Aurora Minn, actress (Slattery's People)
  • Aug 26 Jet Black, English drummer, one of the founding members of The Stranglers

Person of interestPaul Martin

Aug 28 Paul Martin, 21st Prime Minister of Canada (Liberal: 2003-06), born in Windsor, Ontario

21st Prime Minister of Canada Paul Martin
21st Prime Minister of Canada
Paul Martin
  • Aug 28 Maurizio Costanzo, Italian television journalist
  • Aug 29 Elliott Gould, actor (M*A*S*H, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice), born in Queens, New York
  • Aug 29 Robert Rubin, United States Secretary of the Treasury
  • Aug 30 Steve Delaney, newscaster (Monitor), born in Dobbs Ferry, New York
  • Aug 31 Martin Bell, British journalist