On This Day

Famous People Born in 1941 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 785

  • Jul 3 Gloria Allred, American feminist and civil rights attorney, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 3 Wylie Walker Vale, American endocrinologist who discovered the stress hormone, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2012)
  • Jul 4 Brian Willson, American peace activist, born in New York
  • Jul 4 Sergio Oliva, American body builder (The Myth, IFBB Mr. Olympia, 1967-9), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2012)
  • Jul 5 Barbara Frischmuth, Austrian writer, born in Altaussee, Salzkammergut, Austria
  • Jul 7 James "Jim" Rodford, English rock vocalist and bassist (The Kinks, Argent, Zombies), born in St Albans, Hertfordshire (d. 2018)
  • Jul 7 Michael Howard, British politician
  • Jul 7 Bill Oddie, English comedian and ornithologist
  • Jul 8 Dario Gradi, Italian-born football manager
  • Jul 9 Don McPherson, American R&B singer (The Main Ingredient), born in Indianapolis (d. 1971)
  • Jul 9 James Scott, director (Strike it Rich)
  • Jul 9 Scotty Baesler, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Kentucky), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Jul 9 Takehide Nakatani, Japanese lightweight judoka (Olympic gold 1964), born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • Jul 10 Ian Whitcomb, English rocker (You Turn Me On), born in Woking, Surrey (d. 2020)
  • Jul 10 Pyotr Ilyich Klimuk, Polish cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 18B, 30), born in Komarovka, Belarus
  • Jul 10 Robert Pine, American actor (Joe Getraer-CHiPs), born in Scarsdale, New York

  • Jul 10 David G. Hartwell, American editor and anthologist, born in Salem, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Jul 10 Jake Eberts, film producer (Chariots of Fire, Dances with Wolves), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2012)
  • Jul 11 Clive Puzey, Zimbabwean racing driver
  • Jul 12 Joseph Whipp, American actor (Escape from Alcatraz), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 13 Graeme Corling, Australian cricket fast bowler (1964 England tour)
  • Jul 13 Jacques Perrin, French actor (Cinema Paradiso, 317th Platoon) and filmmaker, born in Paris, France
  • Jul 13 Lut[guard] Tomsin, actress/director (Knock on the Door)
  • Jul 13 Robert Forster [Foster], American actor (Medium Cool, Jackie Brown), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2019)
  • Jul 14 Tatyana Dmitryevna Kuznetsova, cosmonaut
  • Jul 14 Maulana Karenga, American author and activist
  • Jul 14 Andreas Khol, Austrian politician
  • Jul 15 Geoffrey Burgon, composer
  • Jul 16 George Young, Baron Young of Cookham, British minister of housing & planning, born in Oxford, England
  • Jul 16 Hans Wiegel, Dutch commissioner of the queen (Frisia), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jul 16 Jan Krajenbrink, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA), born in Oostwold, Netherlands
  • Jul 16 Mišo Kovač, Croatian musician (Mojoj vjernoj publici), born in Tribunj, Croatia
  • Jul 17 Bob Taylor, cricketer wicket-keeper (too often in Knotty's shadow)
  • Jul 17 Daryle Lamonica, Oakland Raider QB (AFL leading passer 1967)
  • Jul 17 Morimichi Takagi, Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame second baseman (NPB All-Star 1966–67, 73, 79; Chunichi Dragons), born in Gifu, Japan (d. 2020)
  • Jul 18 Jack Jersey, Indonesian-Dutch singer and producer, born in Cimahi, Indonesia (d. 1997)

  • Jul 18 Lonnie Mack, American rocker (Baby What's Wrong), born in Aurora, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • Jul 18 Martha Reeves, American singer (Martha Reeves & Vandellas - "Dancing in the Street"), born in Eufaula, Alabama
  • Jul 19 Jennifer Dunn, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Washington), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2007)
  • Jul 19 Jerry Huckaby, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana), born in Hodge, Jackson Parish Louisiana
  • Jul 19 Natalia Bessmertnova, Soviet ballerina (Bolshoi, Lenin Prize 1970), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2008)
  • Jul 19 Neelie Kroes, Dutch politician (VVD) and Minister of Traffic, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Jul 20 Vladimir Afanasiyevich Lyakhov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 32/34, T-9, TM-6)
  • Jul 20 Kurt Raab, German actor (d. 1988)
  • Jul 21 Jim Bates, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1983-91) 1st to be censured for sexual harassment, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jul 22 George Clinton, rocker (Parliament-Funkadelic), born in Kannapolis, North Carolina
  • Jul 22 Susie Berning, American golfer (US Women's Open 1968, 72-73, Western Open 1965), born in Pasadena, California
  • Jul 22 Thomas Wayne, American singer (Tragedy) (d. 1971)
  • Jul 22 Ron Turcotte, Canadian jockey
  • Jul 23 Richie Evans, American auto racer (9 x NASCAR Modified Champion 1973, 78-85), born in Westernville, New York (d. 1985)
  • Jul 23 Sergio Mattarella, Italian politician and President of Italy (2015-), born in Palermo, Italy
  • Jul 24 Barbara Love, American soul singer (Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 24 Tony Dunne, Irish soccer left-back (33 caps, Republic of Ireland; Manchester United; Bolton Wanderers; Irish Footballer of the Year 1969), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2020)

Person of interestNate Thurmond

Jul 25 Nate Thurmond, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (7-time NBA All Star), born in Akron, Ohio (d.2016)

NBA Forward Nate Thurmond
NBA Forward
Nate Thurmond
  • Jul 25 Raúl Ruiz, Chilean filmmaker (Three Sad Tigers), born in Puerto Montt, Chile (d. 2011)
  • Jul 25 Peter Suschitzky, Polish-British cinematographer and photographer, born in London

Person of interestEmmett Till

Jul 25 Emmett Till, American lynching victim, born in Chicago, Illinois

Murder Victim Emmett Till
Murder Victim
Emmett Till
  • Jul 26 Brenton Wood [Alfred Smith], American rock musician (Gimme Little Sign), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Jul 26 Darlene Love [Wright], American singer (He's a Rebel), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 27 Johannes Fritsch, German composer, born in Bensheim, Germany (d. 2010)
  • Jul 28 Riccardo Muti, Italian conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra, 1980-92; La Scala, 1986-2005; Chicago Symphony 2010-present), born in Naples, Kingdom of Italy
  • Jul 29 David Warner, English actor (Star Trek VI, Time Bandits), born in Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Jul 30 Count Desmond [Edward Benjamin], Binghamton NY, sword swallower
  • Jul 30 Paul Anka, Canadian singer (Put Your Head on My Shoulder), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jul 31 Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician, born in Surat, India (d. 2004)
  • Jul 31 Heather McKay, Australian squash player (British Open 1962-77, inaugural women's World Open 1976), born in Queanbeyan, NSW
  • Jul 31 Gerry Philbin, American NFL defensive end (All-time All-AFL Team; NY Jets), born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island
  • Aug 1 Ronald Harmon Brown, American politician (Democratic Party), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1996)
  • Aug 1 Étienne Roda-Gil, French songwriter and screenwriter, born in Septfonds, Tarn-et-Garonne, France (d. 2004)
  • Aug 2 Doris Coley, American singer (The Shirelles), born in Goldsboro, California (d. 2000)
  • Aug 2 Homer Banks, American singer and songwriter (Be What You Are), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2003)
  • Aug 3 Beverly Lee, American singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy), born in Passaic, New Jersey

Person of interestMartha Stewart

Aug 3 Martha Stewart, American business magnate and TV personality who founded Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, born in Jersey City, New Jersey

Business Magnate and TV Personality Martha Stewart
Business Magnate and TV Personality
Martha Stewart
  • Aug 4 Quincey Daniels, American boxer (Olympic bronze 1960), born in San Diego, California
  • Aug 4 Ted Strickland, American politician, Governor of Ohio (2007-2011), born in Lucasville, Ohio
  • Aug 4 Martin Jarvis, English actor, born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
  • Aug 5 Leonid Kizim, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz T-3, T-10, T-15), born in rasnyi Lyman, Soviet Union (d. 2010)
  • Aug 6 Sorrel [Doris Ernestine] Hays, American pianist and composer (The Glass Woman), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2020)
  • Aug 6 Hubertus AGM "Bert" Andre, Dutch actor (Turkish Fruit-Come Back)
  • Aug 6 Lyle Berman, American poker player
  • Aug 6 Ray Culp, American baseball player
  • Aug 7 Thomas F Hartnett, American politician (Rep-R-SC, 1981-86), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Aug 7 Franco Columbu, Italian bodybuilder, powerlifter, actor and author (Mr. Olympia 1976, 81), born in Ollolai, Sardinia (d. 2019)
  • Aug 7 Howard Johnson, American jazz baritone saxophonist and tuba player (SNL band), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Aug 9 Paul Lindblad, American baseball pitcher (World Series champion 1973-74, 78; Kansas City Athletics, Oakland Athletics), born in Chanute, Kansas (d. 2006)
  • Aug 10 Anita Lonsbrough, England, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Aug 10 Kees van Kooten, Dutch TV host/founder (Simplistic Union)
  • Aug 10 George Bellamy, English rocker (The Tornados), born in Sunderland, England
  • Aug 11 Elizabeth Holtzman, Bkln DA (D-Rep-NY, Watergate Committee)
  • Aug 11 Patricio Guzman, director/actor (Cruz del Sur, Moon over Parador)
  • Aug 11 John Simon, American record producer (The Band), born in Norwalk, Connecticut

  • Aug 12 Deborah Walley, actress (Mothers-in-Law, Beach Blanket), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Aug 12 Jennifer Warren, American actress (Slap Shot, Fatal Beauty, Mutant), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 12 Réjean Ducharme, Quebec novelist and playwright
  • Aug 12 Craig Douglas [Terence Perkins], English singer (Only Sixteen), born in Newport
  • Aug 13 Jim Barnes, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1964), born in Tuckerman, Arkansas (d. 2002)
  • Aug 13 Erin Fleming, Canadian actress, born in New Liskeard, Ontario (d. 2003)
  • Aug 14 Connie Smith, American singer (Dream Painter, New Horizons), born in Elkhart, Indiana
  • Aug 14 David Crosby, rocker (Crosby, Stills & Nash - "Guinnevere"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 14 Peter Truscott, New Zealand cricketer (one Test NZ v Pakistan 1965, 3 & 26), born in Pahiatua, Manawatu, New Zealand
  • Aug 15 Don Rich, American guitarist and country singer (Hee Haw), born in Olympia, Washington (d. 1974)
  • Aug 15 Viktor Mikhailovich Pisarev, Russian cosmonaut
  • Aug 17 Boog Powell, American baseball player (AL MVP 1970), born in Lakeland, Florida
  • Aug 17 Ibrahim Babangida, Nigerian Head of State (1985–1993), born in Northern Region, British Nigeria
  • Aug 18 Christopher Jones, American actor (Wild in the Streets), born in Jackson, Tennessee (d. 2014)
  • Aug 18 Matt Snell, American football running back (NY Jets, Super Bowl III), born in Garfield, Georgia
  • Aug 18 Dennis Claridge, American football quarterback (NFL C'ship 1965, Green Bay Packers; Atlantic Falcons), born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2018)
  • Aug 20 William H. Gray III, American politician (Rep-D-PA, 1978-1991), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (d. 2013)
  • Aug 20 Dave Brock, British singer, musician and founder of Hawkwind, born in Isleworth, Middlesex, England
  • Aug 20 Rich Brooks, American football player and coach (University of Oregon 1977-94; St. Louis Rams 1995-96), born in Forest, California
  • Aug 20 Robin Oakley, British journalist and political editor (BBC 1998-2000, CNN 2000-08)
  • Aug 20 Jo Ramírez, Mexican motor racing team manager and author, born in Mexico City, Mexico

Person of interestSlobodan Milošević

Aug 20 Slobodan Milosevic, President of Serbia (1991-97) and Yugoslavia (1997-2000), born in Pozarevac

President of Serbia and Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević
President of Serbia and Yugoslavia
Slobodan Milošević
  • Aug 21 Jackie DeShannon [Sharon Lee Myers], American singer-songwriter ("What the World Needs Now Is Love"; "When You Walk In The Room"), born in Hazel, Kentucky
  • Aug 21 Tom Coster, American rock and jazz keyboard player (Santana), born in Detroit Michigan
  • Aug 21 Howard Lew Lewis, English comedian and actor (Maid Marian and Her Merry Men and Brush Strokes), born in London (d. 2018)
  • Aug 21 Tony Clarke, British rock musician and producer (Moody Blues), born in Coventry, Warwickshire, England (d. 2010)

Person of interestBill Parcells

Aug 22 Bill Parcells, NFL coach (NY Giants, NY Jets, NE Patriots), born in Englewood, New Jersey

NFL Coach Legend Bill Parcells
NFL Coach Legend
Bill Parcells
  • Aug 22 Hannspeter Winter, Austrian plasma physicist, born in Wels (d. 2006)
  • Aug 22 Michael Aldrich, British inventor (online shopping), born in Brocket Hall, England (d. 2014)
  • Aug 23 Gloria Ehret, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1966), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania

  • Aug 24 Ernest Wright Jr, American rock vocalist (Imperials-So Much)
  • Aug 25 Shirley Carter Burden, patrician, born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 1996)
  • Aug 25 Mario Corso, Italian soccer winger (23 caps; Inter Milan 413 games) and coach (Lecce, Inter), born in Verona, Italy (d. 2020)
  • Aug 26 Barbet Schroeder, director (Barfly, Single White Female, More)
  • Aug 26 Chris Curtis [Crummey], British rock drummer, songwriter and vocalist (The Searchers), born in Oldham, Lancashire (d. 2005)
  • Aug 26 Akiko Wakabayashi, Japanese actress
  • Aug 27 Yuri Vassilyevich Malyshev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-2, T-11)
  • Aug 27 Harrison Page, American actor
  • Aug 27 Cesária Évora "the Barefoot Diva", Cape Verdean morna singer, born in Mindelo (d. 2011)
  • Aug 28 Paul Peter Plishka, American operatic bass (Bronx Botanical Gardens), born in Old Forge, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 29 Robin Leach, English TV host (Life Styles of Rich & Famous), born in London, England (2018)
  • Aug 30 John McNally, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Searchers - "Needles And Pins"), born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 30 Sue MacGregor, BBC 4 radio broadcaster (Woman's Hour), born in Oxford, England
  • Aug 30 Ben Jones, American politician and actor (The Dukes of Hazzard), born in Tarboro, North Carolina
  • Aug 31 Emanuel Nunes, composer
  • Aug 31 Henk Terlingen, Dutch radio/TV-host (Paul Meier Show)
  • Aug 31 William DeWitt, Jr., American businessman
  • Sep 2 John Thompson, American Basketball Hall of Fame center, coach and broadcaster (NBA C'ship 1965, 66, Boston Celtics; coach NCAA C'ship 1984, Georgetown), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2020)
  • Sep 2 Graeme Langlands, Australian rugby league fullback, captain and coach (24 Tests; St. George), born in Wollongong, New South Wales (d. 2018)
  • Sep 3 Sergei Dovlatov, Russian writer, born in Ufa, Republic of Bashkiria (d. 1990)
  • Sep 4 Marilena Chaui, Brazilian philosopher, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Sep 4 Sushilkumar Shinde, Indian politician (Minister of Home Affairs, 2012-14), born in Solapur, India
  • Sep 4 Joanna Van Gyseghem, English actress, born in Tunbridge Wells, England
  • Sep 4 Ramesh Sethi, Kenyan cricketer, born in Kenya
  • Sep 4 Ken Harrelson, American baseball utility (MLB All Star; AL RBI leader 1968; KC A's, Boston Red Sox) and broadcaster (Boston Red Sox, NY Yankees, Chicago WS), born in Woodruff, South Carolina
  • Sep 6 Monica Mason, England's ballerina, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Sep 6 Willibrord Frequin, Dutch television reporter, born in Arnhem, Netherlands
  • Sep 6 Michael "Micky" Waller, British blues and rock drummer (Long John Baldry; Jeff Beck Group), born in Hammersmith, London, England (d. 2008)
  • Sep 7 Mogoboya Noko Nelson Ramodike, South African politician in Lebowa (d. 2012)
  • Sep 8 Alan Feinstein, American actor (Max-Berrengers, Family Tree), born in NYC, New York

  • Sep 8 Donald "Dante" Drowty, American singer (The Evergreens), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestBernie Sanders

Sep 8 Bernie Sanders, American politician and Senator (Independent - Vt), born in Brooklyn, New York

US Senator Bernie Sanders
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
  • Sep 9 Karin von Aroldingen, German ballet dancer (NYC Ballet Co), born in Griez, Germany (d. 2018)
  • Sep 9 Curtis Otto Bismark Curtis-Smith, American pianist, composer , and educator, born in Walla Walla, Washington (d. 2014)
  • Sep 9 Les Braid, England, bass (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)

Person of interestOtis Redding

Sep 9 Otis Redding, American singer-songwriter (Sittin' On the Dock of the Bay), born in Dawson, Georgia (d. 1967)

Singer-Songwriter and Producer Otis Redding
Singer-Songwriter and Producer
Otis Redding
  • Sep 9 Dennis Ritchie, American computer scientist (created C programming language, helped developed Unix), born in Bronxville, New York (d. 2011)
  • Sep 10 Pyotr I Klimuk, Polish cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 18B, 30)

Person of interestStephen Jay Gould

Sep 10 Stephen Jay Gould, American paleontologist and popular science writer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)

Paleontologist and Evolutionary Biologist Stephen Jay Gould
Paleontologist and Evolutionary Biologist
Stephen Jay Gould
  • Sep 10 Gunpei Yokoi, Japanese inventor and video game designer (d. 1997)
  • Sep 12 Hans-Karsten Raecke, German composer, born in Rostock, Germany
  • Sep 13 David Clayton-Thomas [Thomsett], Canadian singer (Blood, Sweat & Tears - Spinning Wheel), born in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England
  • Sep 13 Tadao Ando, Japanese self-taught architect, born in Osaka, Japan
  • Sep 13 Ahmet Necdet Sezer, Turkish politician (10th President of Turkey), born in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
  • Sep 14 Alberto Naranjo, Venezuelan jazz drummer, composer and arranger, born in Caracas, Venezuela (d. 2020)
  • Sep 15 Signe Toly Anderson, American singer, founding member of Jefferson Airplane ("Chauffeur Blues"), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2016)
  • Sep 15 Mirosław Hermaszewski, Polish cosmonaut (Soyuz 30), born in Lipniki, Reichskommissariat Ukraine, German-occupied Poland
  • Sep 15 Flórián Albert, Hungarian footballer
  • Sep 15 Yuri Norstein, Russian animator
  • Sep 16 Jim McBride, American director and actor (Hot Times, Breathless, Big Easy), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 16 Joe Butler, American rock vocalist and drummer (Lovin' Spoonful), born in Glen Cove, New York
  • Sep 16 Tommy Carberry, Irish jockey (d. 2017)
  • Sep 16 Richard Perle, American political advisor, born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 17 Bob Matsui, American politician (Rep-D-California, 1979-2005), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2005)
  • Sep 17 William Grut, Swedish pentathlete (Olympic gold 1948), born in Stockholm (d. 2012)
  • Sep 18 Clive Burton, British neuropathologist (d. 1996)
  • Sep 18 Hafliði Hallgrímsson, Icelandic composer, born in Akureyri, Iceland
  • Sep 18 Mariangela Melato, Italian actress (Flash Gordon, Summer Night), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2013)
  • Sep 19 "Mama" Cass Elliot, American rock vocalist (Mamas & The Papas), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1974)
  • Sep 19 Jim Fox, British pentathlete (Olympics gold 1972), born in Pewsey, Wiltshire, England

  • Sep 19 Umberto Bossi, Italian politician (leader of the Northern League), born in Cassano Magnago, Italy
  • Sep 20 Dale Chihuly, American glass sculptor (Louis Tiffany Award 1967), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Sep 20 John Wismont, American watercolor painter (over 50,000), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 20 Sylvester [J. Pussycat Sr.,], Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Friz Freleng (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Notes to You"
  • Sep 21 Tony Moon, American rock songwriter (Dante & the Evergreens), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 21 R. James Woolsey, Jr., American lawyer and director of Central Intelligence Agency, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Sep 21 Jack Brisco, American pro wrestler (NWA World Heavyweight Champion 1973–75), born in Seminole, Oklahoma (d. 2010)
  • Sep 22 Jeremiah Wright, American pastor
  • Sep 23 Simon Nolet, French-Canadian ice hockey player
  • Sep 24 John Mackey, NFL tight end (Baltimore Colts, San Diego Chargers)

Person of interestLinda McCartney

Sep 24 Linda McCartney [Eastman], American photographer and musician (Wings) and wife of Paul McCartney, born in New York City (d. 1998)

Musician, Activist and Photographer Linda McCartney
Musician, Activist and Photographer
Linda McCartney
  • Sep 24 Tony Rutter, British motorcycle road racer (Formula Two World C'ship 1981-84; 7 x Isle of Man TT Races), born in Wordsley, England (d. 2020)
  • Sep 26 Joe Bauer, American rock drummer (Youngbloods), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Sep 26 Martine Beswick, English actress (Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde), born in Port Antonio, Jamaica
  • Sep 26 Salvatore Accardo, Italian violinist and conductor, born in Turin, Italy
  • Sep 27 Roger Claessen, Belgian soccer striker (17 caps; Standard de Liège), born in Warsage, Belgium (d. 1982)
  • Sep 27 Serge Ménard, Québécois politician
  • Sep 27 Peter Bonetti, English soccer goalkeeper (7 caps; World Cup 1966; Chelsea 600 games), born in London, England (d. 2020)
  • Sep 28 Charley Taylor, NFL wide receiver/running back (Wash Redskin)