On This Day

Famous People Born in 1941 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 786 of 786

  • Sep 29 David Steele, British cricketer (England batsman, courageous v Lillee 1975), born in Bradeley, Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • Sep 29 Don Nix, US saxophonist (Last Night)
  • Sep 29 Kermit Zarley, American golfer, author (Canadian Open 1970), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Sep 29 Frederick "Fred" West, British contractor and serial killer (12 charges of murder), born in Herefordshire, England (d. 1995)
  • Oct 2 Ron Meagher, American rock bassist (The Beau Brummels), born in Oakland, California
  • Oct 2 Zareh Baronian, Armenian theologian, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2017)

Person of interestChubby Checker

Oct 3 Chubby Checker [Ernest Evans], American singer-songwriter (The Twist, Limbo Rock), born in Spring Gully, South Carolina.

Singer and Dancer Chubby Checker
Singer and Dancer
Chubby Checker

Person of interestAnne Rice

Oct 4 Anne Rice, author (Interview with a Vampire), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Author Anne Rice
Author
Anne Rice
  • Oct 4 Lori Saunders, Kansas City Mo (Petticoat Junction, Dusty Trails)
  • Oct 4 Roy Blount, Jr., American writer
  • Oct 4 Jerrel Wilson, American NFL punter (Pro Bowl 1970-72; Super Bowl 1970; KC Chiefs), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2005)
  • Oct 5 Ricardo Hoffmann, marathon swimmer (299 miles)
  • Oct 5 Eduardo Duhalde, President of Argentina (2002-03), born in Lomas de Zamora, Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Oct 7 Martin Murray, English rocker (Honeycombs), born in London, England
  • Oct 7 Larry Young [Khalid Yasin], American jazz musician (Unity), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1978)
  • Oct 7 John Ford Noonan, American playwright (A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking), born in Stamford, Connecticut (d. 2018)

  • Oct 7 Boris Gaganelov, Bulgarian soccer defender (51 caps; CSKA Sofia 350 games), born in Petrich, Bulgaria (d. 2020)
  • Oct 8 Jesse Jackson, American clergyman and Democratic presidential candidate (1984, 88), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Oct 9 Trent Lott, American politician (Rep-R-MS, 1973-1989, Senator-R-MS 1989-2007), born in Grenada, Mississippi
  • Oct 9 Brian Lamb, American founder of c-span, born in Lafayette, Indiana
  • Oct 9 Chucho Valdés [Jesús Valdés Rodríguez], Cuban musician (Orquesta Cubana de Música Moderna), born in Quivicán, Cuba
  • Oct 10 Ken Saro-Wiwa, Nigerian writer and environmentalist, born in Bori, Nigeria (d. 1995)
  • Oct 10 Laurence Henry Tribe, Harvard Law professor, born in Shanghai, China
  • Oct 10 Peter Coyote [Rachmil Pinchus Ben Mosha Cohon], American actor (ET, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 11 Lester Bowie, American jazz trumpeter, born in Frederick, Maryland (d. 1999)
  • Oct 11 Charles Shyer, American film director (Private Benjamin), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 12 Craig Washington, American politician (Rep-D-Texas), born in Longview, Texas
  • Oct 12 Michael Mansfield, English barrister, born in London
  • Oct 13 John Snow, English cricketer (fiery England quickie Unpopular with Aussies), born in Peopleton, Worcestershire, England
  • Oct 13 Paul Simon, American singer-songwriter and actor (Kodachrome; One Trick Pony), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Oct 13 Neil Aspinall, British music executive (The Beatles), born in Prestatyn, Wales (d. 2008)
  • Oct 14 Jim Courter, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • Oct 14 Art Shamsky, American baseball player, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Oct 14 Alexander Burdonsky, Russian theater director and Joseph Stalin's grandson, born in Samara, Russia (d. 2017)
  • Oct 16 Derek David Bourgeois, composer
  • Oct 16 Erkki Jokinen, composer

  • Oct 16 Tim McCarver, baseball catcher (Phils, Mets)/sportscaster (ABC, CBS)
  • Oct 17 Alan Howard, rock bassist (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes)
  • Oct 17 Earl Thomas Conley, country singer (Too Many Times), born in Portsmouth, Ohio
  • Oct 17 James Seals, Sidney Tx, singer (Seals & Crofts-Summer Breeze)
  • Oct 18 William "Billy" Cox, Guitarist (performed with Jimi Hendrix), born in Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Oct 19 Simon Ward, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers), born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • Oct 21 Marina Ripa, countess/writer (My First 40 Years), born in Rome, Italy
  • Oct 21 Steve Cropper, TN, guitarist/songwriter (Booker T & MGs)
  • Oct 22 Charles Keating, English actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World), born in London, England, (d. 2014)
  • Oct 23 Colin Milburn, cricketer (England bat whose career was cut short)
  • Oct 23 Igor Smirnov, Moldovan politician
  • Oct 23 Mel Winkler, American actor (Devil in a Blue Dress), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2020)
  • Oct 24 Frank Aendenboom, Flemish actor (Lion of Flanders), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 2018)
  • Oct 24 William H. Dobelle, American biomedical engineer (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 nominee), born in Massachusetts (d. 2004)
  • Oct 25 Anne Tyler, American writer (Accidental Tourist), born in Hennepin County, Minnesota
  • Oct 25 Bobby Keetch, English footballer and entrepreneur, born in Tottenham, North London (d. 1996)
  • Oct 25 Helen Reddy, Australian rock vocalist (I Am Woman), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Oct 26 Harald Nielsen, Danish soccer player (Olympic silver 1960), born in Frederikshavn, Denmark (d. 2015)
  • Oct 27 Dick Trickle, American race car driver, born in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin (d. 2013)
  • Oct 28 Curtis Lee, American singer (Pretty Little Angel Eyes), born in Yuma, Arizona (d. 2015)
  • Oct 28 Glen Moore, American jazz bassist and composer, born in Portland, Oregon
  • Oct 28 Hank Marvin [Brian Rankin], English rocker (the Shadows), born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
  • Oct 28 John Hallam, British character actor, born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland (d. 2006)
  • Oct 29 Brian Yuile, New Zealand cricketer (NZ slow left-armer took 34 wkts in 17 Tests), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Oct 30 Otis Williams [Otis Miles], American singer and songwriter (The Temptations), born in Texarkana, Texas
  • Oct 30 Jim Ray Hart, American baseball player (Giants), born in Hookerton, North Carolina (d. 2016)
  • Oct 31 Lucas Brown Jackson, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1964), born in San Marcos, Texas
  • Oct 31 Derek Bell, British racing driver, born in Pinner, Middlesex, England
  • Oct 31 Dan Alderson, American scientist
  • Nov 1 Joe Caldwell, American basketball guard (Olympic gold 1964; NBA & ABA All Star; St. Louis Hawks, Carolina Cougars), born in Texas City, Texas
  • Nov 1 Johnny Kendall [Johan Donkerkaat], Dutch blues singer
  • Nov 1 Robert Foxworth, American actor (Chase-Falcon Crest, Frankenstein), born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 1 Alfio Basile, Argentine football coach, born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina
  • Nov 1 John Pullin, English rugby union hooker (42 caps; British Lions 7 caps; Bristol RFC), born in Aust, Gloucestershire, England
  • Nov 2 Bruce Welch [Bruce Cripps], English rocker (Shadows Bognor Regis), born in Bognor Regis, Sussex, England

Person of interestDave Stockton

Nov 2 Dave Stockton, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1970, 76), born in San Bernardino, California

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton
  • Nov 3 Brian Poole, English musician (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Barking, England
  • Nov 4 Martin Brozius, Dutch actor (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden), born in Hoorn, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2009)
  • Nov 5 Patricia Harty, American actress (Occasional Wife, Blondie), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 5 Art Garfunkel, American singer and actor (Simon and Garfunkel, Carnal Knowledge), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 6 Doug Sahm, American musician (Sir Douglas Quintet; Texas Tornadoes), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Nov 6 Guy Clark, American country singer (Heartbroke), born in Monahans, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Nov 6 James Bowman, English countertenor, born in Oxford, England

Person of interestTom Fogerty

Nov 9 Tom Fogerty, American rocker (Creedence Clearwater Revival), born in Berkeley, California (d. 1990)

Rocker Tom Fogerty
Rocker
Tom Fogerty
  • Nov 10 John Geoghegan, U.S. Army infantry lieutenant and Silver Star recipient, born in Pelham, New York (d. 1965)
  • Nov 12 Frank Rosenthal, rocker
  • Nov 12 Jennifer Helen McLeod, composer
  • Nov 13 Dack Rambo, American actor (Guns of Will Sonnett, Dallas), born in Earlimart, California (d. 1994)
  • Nov 13 Mel Stottlemyre, American baseball pitcher, coach (5-time MLB All Star), born in Hazleton, Missouri (d. 2019)
  • Nov 13 Eberhard Diepgen, German politician, born in Pankow, Berlin
  • Nov 14 Hermanus J Kriel, South African minister of Planning (1989- )
  • Nov 15 Daniel Manus Pinkwater, American sci-fi author (Magic Moscow)
  • Nov 15 Heathcote Williams [John Henly Heathcote Williams], British poet, actor and political activist, born in Helsby, Cheshire (d. 2017)
  • Nov 15 Jim Dickinson, American record producer (Mud Boy), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2009)
  • Nov 16 Ann McLaughlin Korologos, 19th United States Secretary of Labor (1987-89), born in Chatham, New Jersey

  • Nov 16 Dan Penn, American songwriter, producer and gospel singer (Out in Left Field), born in Vernon, Alabama
  • Nov 17 [Harold Eugene] Gene Clark, American singer-songwriter (The Byrds), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1991)
  • Nov 17 Peter Hoagland, (Rep-D-Nebraska)
  • Nov 18 David Hemmings, English actor (Blow-up, Barbarella) and co-founder of Hemdale Film Corporation, born in Guildford, England (d. 2003)
  • Nov 18 Peter Pocklington, Canadian NHL team owner (Edmonton Oiler), born in Regina, Saskatchewan
  • Nov 19 Dan Haggerty, actor (Grizzly Adams), born in Hollywood California, (d. 2016)
  • Nov 19 Ivanka Khristova, Bulgaria, shot putter (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Nov 19 Tommy Thompson, American politician (42nd Governor of Wisconsin), born in Elroy, Wisconsin
  • Nov 20 Dr. John [Malcolm John Rebennack], American musician (Right Place, Wrong Time), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2019)
  • Nov 20 Gary Karr, American double-bassist (Oslo Philharmonic), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 20 Haseena Moin, Pakistani television drama writer and Urdu playwright, born in Kanpur, India
  • Nov 21 David Porter, US songwriter (Soul Man)
  • Nov 21 Juliet Mills, actress (Nanny & the Professor, QB VII), born in London, England
  • Nov 21 İdil Biret, Turkish pianist
  • Nov 21 Andrew Love, American saxophonist (The Memphis Horns), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2012)
  • Nov 22 Jacques LaPerriere, NHL defensive Hall of Famer
  • Nov 22 Ron McClure, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
  • Nov 22 Tom Conti, Scottish actor (Reuben, Reuben, American Dreamer), born in Paisley Scotland
  • Nov 22 Jesse Colin Young, American musician
  • Nov 23 Alan Mullery, English soccer player
  • Nov 23 Simon Nolet, French-Canadian ice hockey right winger (Philadelphia Flyers, 1967-74), born in Saint-Odilon-de-Cranbourne, Quebec, Canada
  • Nov 23 Franco Nero, Italian actor
  • Nov 24 Donald "Duck" Dunn, TN, bassist (Booker T-Mar-Keys, Walkin' the Dog), (d, 2012)
  • Nov 24 Gary Boyle, rocker (Isotope)
  • Nov 24 John de Andrea, US sculptor

Person of interestPete Best

Nov 24 Pete Best, British drummer (Beatles), born in Madras, British India

Original Drummer of the Beatles Pete Best
Original Drummer of the Beatles
Pete Best
  • Nov 25 Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi, Indian Muslim Sufi, author, spiritual leader (d. 2001)
  • Nov 26 Jeff Torborg, American baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers), born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • Nov 26 Susanne Marsee, American mezzo-soprano, born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 27 Eddie Rabbitt, country singer (I Love a Rainy Night), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1998)

  • Nov 27 Aimé Jacquet, French football manager
  • Nov 28 Laura Antonelli, actress (Wifemistress, Divine Nymph), born in Pola, Italy (d. 2015)
  • Nov 29 Dennis Doherty, Halifax Canada, rocker (Mamas & The Papas)
  • Nov 29 Ronald D Coleman, (Rep-D-TX, 1983- )
  • Dec 2 Paul Ching Wu Chu, Chinese-American physicist (superconductivity), born in Changsha, Hunan, China
  • Dec 2 Tom McGuiness, English rocker (The Blues Band), born in Wimbledon, London
  • Dec 2 Mike England, Welsh soccer defender and manager (44 caps, Tottenham Hotspur; mgr Wales), born in Holywell, Flintshire, Wales
  • Dec 2 Sugar Ramos [Ultiminio Ramos], Cuban-Mexican boxer (World Featherweight champion 1963-64), born in Matanzas, Cuba (d. 2017)
  • Dec 3 Mary Alice, Indianola MS, newscaster (CBS, Lettie-Different World)
  • Dec 4 Humberto Solás, Cuban film director and writer (Lucia), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2008)
  • Dec 4 Raul Blanco, Argentine-Australian soccer coach (Australia 1996-97), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Dec 4 Marty Riessen, American tennis player (9 Grand Slam doubles titles), born in Hinsdale, Illinois
  • Dec 6 Helen Cornelius, American country singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Monroe City, Missouri
  • Dec 6 John Nelson, American conductor (Les Troyens of Berlioz), born in San José, Costa Rica
  • Dec 6 Richard Speck, American mass murderer (raped and killed 8 student nurses in 1966), born in Kirkwood, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Dec 8 Albert J Evenhuis, Dutch undersecretary of Economic (VVD)
  • Dec 8 Geoff Hurst, cricketer (Essex 1962, better known as soccer immortal)
  • Dec 8 Ed Brinkman, American baseball player
  • Dec 8 Randall "Duke" Cunningham, US Navy fighter pilot and Congressman
  • Dec 9 Beau Bridges, American actor (Hotel New Hampshire, 5th Musketeer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 9 Dan Hicks, American singer and songwriter (Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • Dec 10 Fionnula Flanagan, Irish actress (Rich Man Poor Man), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Dec 10 Jeff Jones, Welsh cricket fast bowler (15 Tests England, 44 wickets), born in Dafen, Carmarthenshire, Wales
  • Dec 10 Peter Michael Goetz, American actor (Jumping Jack Flash, King Kong Lives), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Dec 10 Tommy Kirk, American actor (Old Yeller), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Dec 10 Tommy Rettig, American actor (Jeff's Collie, Lassie), born in Queens, New York (d. 1996)
  • Dec 10 Chad Stuart, English rock vocalist and guitarist (Chad & Jeremy), born in Windermere, Cumberland, England
  • Dec 10 Kyu Sakamoto, Japanese singer and actor, born in Kawasaki (d. 1985)
  • Dec 11 Max Baucus, American politician (11th United States Ambassador to China), born in Helena, Montana
  • Dec 11 Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Bilthoven, Netherlands (d. 1988)

  • Dec 12 Liesbeth List, Dutch actress and vocalist (Theodorakis), born in Bandoeng, Dutch East Indies
  • Dec 12 Terry Kirkman, American rock vocalist and keyboardist (Association), born in Salina, Kansas
  • Dec 12 Tim Hauser, American jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Tuxedo Junction), born in Troy, New York, (d. 2014)
  • Dec 13 Robert Covington, American drummer and singer, born in Yazoo City, Mississippi (d. 1996)
  • Dec 13 Anouska Hempel, British actress (Tiffany Jones), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Dec 13 John Davidson, American TV host (Hollywood Squares, That's Incredible), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 14 Barry Hadlee, New Zealand cricket batsman (brother of Sir Richard & Dayle; NZ World Cup 1975), born in Christchurch, Canterbury
  • Dec 14 Ellen Willis, American journalist and feminist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • Dec 15 Geoffrey Davies, English actor (Doctor at Sea, Doctor on the Go), born in Leeds, England
  • Dec 16 Lesley Stahl, newscaster/correspondent (CBS)
  • Dec 16 Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Italian actor (Cafe Express, Octopus), born in Cercola, Italy (d. 1994)
  • Dec 18 Sam Andrew, rocker (Big Brother & Holding Company-Cheap Thrills)
  • Dec 18 Wadada Leo Smith, American trumpeter and composer (Divine Love), born in Leland, Mississippi
  • Dec 18 Jan Kowalczyk, Polish equestrian rider (Olympics gold show jumping individual; silver team 1980), born in Drogomyśl, Poland (d. 2020)
  • Dec 19 Maurice White, singer-songwriter (Earth, Wind & Fire), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2016)
  • Dec 20 Frank Creton, Suriname/Neth painter
  • Dec 23 Tim Hardin, American singer (If I Were a Carpenter, Reason to Believe), born in Eugene, Oregon (d. 1980)
  • Dec 23 Ron Bushy, American musician, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 23 Serge Reding, Belgian weightlifter, born in Auderghem, Belgium (d. 1975)
  • Dec 24 John Levene, British actor, born in Salisbury, United Kingdom
  • Dec 25 Don Pullen, pianist/composer
  • Dec 25 Lex Hixon, religious teacher/author
  • Dec 25 Ronald Perera, composer
  • Dec 25 Ronnie Cuber, American jazz saxophonist, born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 26 Daniel Schmid, actor and director (Paloma, Violanta, Hecate, Amateurs)
  • Dec 27 Leslie Maguire, English pianist (Gerry & Pacemakers-Ferry Cross the Mersey), born in Wallasey, United Kingdom
  • Dec 27 Mike Pinder [Michael Thomas Pinder], English keyboard player and Mellotron pioneer (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin), born in Birmingham, England
  • Dec 27 Charlie Dog, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Chuck Jones and Bob Clampett (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Porky's Pooch"
  • Dec 28 Don Francisco, Spanish variety show host (Sabado Gigante)
  • Dec 28 Intikhab Alam, Pakistan cricket leg-spinner (1959-77)
  • Dec 29 Ray Thomas, English rock vocalist and flautist (Moody Blues-Legend Of A Mind), born in Stourport-on-Severn, United Kingdom (d. 2018)
  • Dec 30 Mel Renfro, American football player
  • Dec 31 Milkha Singh, Indian cricketer (bro of Kripal Singh India batsman in 4 Tests), born in Madras, India (d. 2017)
  • Dec 31 Sarah Miles, English actress (Ryan's Hope, Big Sleep, Venom), born in Essex
  • Dec 31 Sir Alex Ferguson, Scottish football manager, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom