On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Alan Dershowitz, American attorney (Claus Von Bulow, O.J. Simpson), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 2 Glyn Worsnip, broadcaster
  • Sep 3 Caryl Churchill, English playwright, born in London
  • Sep 3 Ryōji Noyori, Japanese chemist (Nobel Prize 2011), born in Kobe, Japan
  • Sep 4 Leonard Frey, American actor (Best of West, Mr Smith), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 6 Alan Charles Downes, founder member of Independent Television News and cameraman, born in Enfield, Middlesex (d. 1996)
  • Sep 6 Joan Tower, American composer (Breakfast Rhythms), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Sep 8 Sam Nunn, American politician (Sen-D-Georgia, 1972 - 1997), born in Macon, Georgia
  • Sep 8 Kenichi Horie, Japanese adventurer and solo yachtsman, born in Osaka
  • Sep 9 Richard Sharpe, English rugby player
  • Sep 9 Don Hogan Charles, American photographer and first African-American photographer hired by The New York Times, born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Sep 11 Charles Patrick, American rocker (The Monotones)
  • Sep 12 Judy Clay [Guions], American soul and gospel singer, born in St Paul, North Carolina (d. 2001)
  • Sep 12 Tatiana Troyanos, American mezzo-soprano (Octavian-Der Rosenleavalier), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 12 Claude Ruel, Canadian NHL coach (Montreal Canadiens Stanley Cup 1968-69), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec (d. 2015)
  • Sep 13 Judith Martin, American author, journalist and columnist (Miss Manners), born in Washington, D.C.

  • Sep 15 Gaylord Perry, baseball player (1972 AL Cy Young winner)
  • Sep 15 Rafael Osuna, Mexican tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1963), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 1969)
  • Sep 17 Alec Broers, British electrical engineer and master (Churchill College Cambridge), born in Calcutta, India
  • Sep 17 Paul Benedict, American actor (Harry-Jeffersons), born in Silver City, New Mexico (d. 2008)
  • Sep 19 Zygmunt Krauze, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Sep 19 Bra Willie [Keorapetse Kgositsile], South African poet and political activist (Point of Departure: Fire Dance Fire Song), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2018)
  • Sep 20 Eric Gale, American jazz guitarist (Negril, Stuff), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • Sep 20 George J. Hochbrueckner, American politician (Rep-D-NY), born in Queens, New York
  • Sep 20 Jane Manning, English soprano, born in Norwich
  • Sep 20 Pia Lindström, Swedish critic (WNBC-TV), journalist (From Russia With Love) and first child of Ingrid Bergman, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Sep 20 Tom Tresh, American baseball infielder (MLB All Star 1962-63; AL Rookie of Year 1962; NY Yankees), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2008)
  • Sep 21 Atli Heimir Sveinsson, Icelandic composer, born in Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Sep 21 Yūji Takahashi, Japanese pianist and composer, born in Japan
  • Sep 22 Gene Mingo, American football player
  • Sep 22 Sol Amarfio, Ghanaian musician (Osibisa)
  • Sep 23 Clifford Ann Creed, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship runner-up 1965), born in Alexandria, Louisiana
  • Sep 23 Romy Schneider, actress (Bloodline, Death Watch), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Sep 23 Tom Lester, American actor
  • Sep 26 Andrey Lukanov, Bulgarian politician (40th Prime Minister of Bulgaria), born in Moscow (d. 1996)
  • Sep 26 Michael V. Love, American test pilot (X-24) (d. 1976)
  • Sep 27 Alexander Graham, Lord Mayor of London
  • Sep 28 Ben E. King [Benjamin Earl Nelson], American soul singer (Stand by Me), born in Henderson, North Carolina (d. 2015)
  • Sep 29 Henry Keswick, British businessman (CEO-Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd)
  • Sep 29 Mike McCormick, American MLB baseball pitcher (SF Giants, Cy Young 1967), born in Pasadena, California
  • Sep 29 Wim Kok, NVV/FNV-chairman/Dutch soc-dem party-premier (1994- )
  • Sep 30 Salvatore Michael Caruana, Mass, criminal (FBI Most Wanted List)

About September 1938

How Old? 81 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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