Famous People Born in 1942

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 907

  • Jan 1 "Country" Joe McDonald, American rock singer and guitarist (Country Joe and the Fish - "I Feel Like I'm Fixin' To Die Rag"), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 1 Alassane Ouattara, Former Prime Minister of Ivory Coast
  • Jan 1 Gennadi Vassilyevich Sarafanov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 15)
  • Jan 1 George Couroupos, Greek contemporary classical composer, born in Athens, Greece
  • Jan 1 Judy Stone, Australian pop singer
  • Jan 1 Martin Frost, American politician (Rep-D-TX, 1971-2005), born in Glendale, California
  • Jan 1 Nevzat Güzelırmak, Turkish soccer defender (18 caps; Göztepe) and manager (Denizlispor; Turkey U21), born in İzmir, Turkey (d. 2020)
  • Jan 2 Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Jan 3 John Marsden, Australian lawyer, and gay rights activist, born in Lismore, Australia (d. 2006)
  • Jan 3 John Thaw, British stage and screen actor (Inspector Morse), born in Gorton, Manchester, England (d. 2002)
  • Jan 3 László Sólyom, Hungarian lawyer (Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court of Hungary, 1990-980) and politician (President of Hungary, 2005-10), born in Pécs, Hungary
  • Jan 4 Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister of Kuwait (2011-present), born in Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Jan 4 John McLaughlin, British jazz-rock fusion guitarist (Mahavishnu Orchestra), born in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England
  • Jan 5 Charlie Rose, American TV host (CBS This Morning), born in Henderson, North Carolina
  • Jan 5 Cliff Potts, American television & film actor (Ted-Lou Grant), born in Glendale, California
  • Jan 5 Dany Sava [Danielle Savalle], French actress (Moon Pilot), born in Paris, France
  • Jan 5 Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader, born in Dartford, United Kingdom
  • Jan 5 Maurizio Pollini, Italian classical pianist, born in Milan, Italy
  • Jan 5 Terenci Moix, Spanish writer, born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2003)
  • Jan 7 Danny Williams, British pop singer, known as "Britain's Johnny Mathis" ("Moon River"; "White on White"), born in Port Elizabeth, Union of South Africa (d. 2005)
  • Jan 7 Vasiliy Alekseyev, Russian weightlifter (Olympic gold 1972, 76), born in Miloslavsky District, Soviet Union (d. 2011)
  • Jan 8 John Peterson, American drummer (Beau Brummels - "Just A Little"), born in Rudyard, Michigan (d. 2007)
  • Jan 8 Junichiro Koizumi, Japanese politician (Prime Minister, 2001–06), born in Yokosuka, Japan

Stephen HawkingStephen Hawking (1942-2018)

Jan 8 English physicist (Black Holes & Baby Universes), born in Oxford, England

  • Jan 8 Vyacheslav Dmitriyevich Zudov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 23), born in Bor, Russia
  • Jan 8 Yvette Mimieux, American actress (Time Machine; Where the Boys Are; Light in the Piazza), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2022)
  • Jan 9 K. Callan, American actress (Joe's World, Martha-Lois & Clark), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jan 9 Lee Kun-hee, Korean business magnate & chairman of Samsung Group, born in Uiryeong County, South Korea
  • Jan 10 Aleksandr Yakovlevich Petrushenko, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jan 10 Walter Hill, American film director (48 Hours, Extreme Prejudice), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jan 11 Clarence Clemons, American rock saxophonist (Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band), born in Norfolk County, Virginia (d. 2011)
  • Jan 11 Leo Cullum, American cartoonist (The New Yorker), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2010)
  • Jan 12 Bernardine Dohrn, former leader of the Weather Underground, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jan 12 Michael Mayor, Swiss astrophysicist (discovered 1st exoplanet), 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics, born in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Jan 12 Vladimir Sergeyevich Kozelsky, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 24 backup), born in Aleksandrovskoye Stavropol kray, Soviet Union
  • Jan 14 Amichand Rajbansi, South African politician, born in Durban, South Africa (d. 2011)
  • Jan 14 Carol Bellamy, American politician (City Council Pres-D- 1978-85), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 14 Dave Campbell, American baseball player, born in Manistee, Michigan
  • Jan 14 Gerben Karstens, Dutch road cyclist (Olympic gold 100km team trial 1964; 6 x stages Tour de France, 14 x stages Vuelta a España, 1 x stage Giro d'Italia), born in Voorburg, Netherlands (d. 2022)
  • Jan 14 Ian Brayshaw, Australian cricketer & footballer, born in South Perth, Australia
  • Jan 15 Edward "Sonny" Bivins, American singer (Manhattans-Kiss & Say Goodbye), born in Macon, Georgia
  • Jan 16 Barbara Lynn [Ozen], American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist ("You'll Lose A Good Thing"), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Jan 16 Billy Francis, American keyboardist (Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show - "Cover of the Rolling Stone"), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2010)
  • Jan 16 James "Jimmy" Grashow, American sculptor and woodcut artist, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 16 René Angélil, Canadian music executive, actor and director (Omertà, L'apparition), and husband of Céline Dion, born in Montréal, Québec (d. 2016)
  • Jan 16 Tony P. Hall, American politician (Rep-D-OH, 1979-2002), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Jan 17 Ita Buttrose, Australian journalist & businesswoman, born in Potts Point, Australia

Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali (1942-2016)

Jan 17 American boxer (world heavyweight champion 1964-7 74-8), born in Louisville, Kentucky

  • Jan 17 Nancy Parsons, American actress, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2001)
  • Jan 17 Randy Boone, American actor (Cimarron Strip, Virginian), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Jan 17 Ulf Hoelscher, German violinist, born in Kitzingen, Germany
  • Jan 19 Michael Crawford [Michael Patrick Smith], British Broadway star (Phantom of the Opera), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • Jan 19 Shelley Fabares, American actress (The Donna Reed Show; Coach), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jan 20 William Powell, American R&B singer (O'Jays - "Love Train"), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • Jan 21 (Charles) Edwin Starr [Hatcher], American soul and R&B singer (War), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2003)
  • Jan 21 Mac Davis, American country music singer-songwriter ("Baby, Don't Get Hooked On Me"; "In The Ghetto"; "I Believe In Music") and actor (North Dallas Forty), born in Lubbock, Texas (d. 2020) [1]
  • Jan 21 Martin Sharp, Australian cartoonist, album cover artist songwriter (Cream), and filmmaker, born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2013)
  • Jan 22 Mimis Domazos, Greek footballer
  • Jan 23 Abdur Razzak, Bangladeshi actor and director (Ki Je Kori, Chandranath), born in Kolkata, British India (d. 2017)
  • Jan 23 Ivan Ivanovich Bachurin, Soviet cosmonaut, born in Kharkov Oblast, Ukrainian SSR
  • Jan 23 Laurie Mayne, Australian cricketer (Australian pace bowler in 6 Tests 1965-70), born in Westonia, West Australia
  • Jan 23 Mike Davis, English rugby union lock (16 caps; Sherborne RFC) and coach (England 20 Tests 1979-83), born in Lichfield, England (d. 2022)
  • Jan 23 Rildo da Costa Menezes, Brazilian soccer defender (38 caps; Santos, CEUB, New York Cosmos), born in Recife, Brazil (d. 2021)
  • Jan 23 Willy Bogner Jr., German fashion designer & filmmaker (On Her Majesty's Secret Service), born in Munich, Germany
  • Jan 24 Gary Hart, American professional wrestling manager & wrestler, born in Ottawa, Kansas (d. 2008)
  • Jan 24 Olav Nilsen, Norwegian soccer striker/midfielder (62 caps; Viking FK), born in Stavanger, Norway (d. 2021)
  • Jan 25 Carl Eller, American football player, born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Jan 25 Jens Nygaard Knudsen, Danish toy designer (Lego mini-figure), born in Denmark (d. 2020)
  • Jan 26 Nigel Walmsley, chairman (Carlton UK Television)
  • Jan 26 Souad Hosni, Egyptian actress (d. 2001)
  • Jan 26 William McLennan, CEO (Central Statistical Office)
  • Jan 27 John Witherspoon, American actor (Friday), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2019)
  • Jan 27 Kate Wolf [Allen], American folk singer-songwriter ("Love Still Remains"; "Across the Great Divide"), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1986)
  • Jan 27 Petr Kotik, Czech composer, born in Prague
  • Jan 27 Tasuku Honjo, Japanese immunologist (Nobel Prize for medicine 2018), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • Jan 29 Arnaldo Tamayo-Méndez, Cuban cosmonaut, first Latin-American in space (Soyuz 38, 1980), born in Baracoa, Guantánamo, Cuba
  • Jan 29 Claudine Longet, French-American singer, actress, and former Mrs Andy Williams (1961-75), born in Paris, France
  • Jan 29 Frank Robinson Hartley, British vice-chancellor (Cranfield University)
  • Jan 29 Richard Needham, British MP (Under-Secretary of State for Northern Ireland)
  • Jan 29 Robin Morgan, American poet, author, political theorist, academic, and former child actor (Dagmar-Mama), born in Lake Worth, Florida
  • Jan 30 David J. Brown, English cricketer (Warwicks pace bowler, played 26X for England), born in Walsall, United Kingdom
  • Jan 30 Dries Holten, Dutch singer (Sandra & Andres), born in Cimahi, Indonesia
  • Jan 30 Marty Balin [Buchwald], American singer (Jefferson Airplane/Starship), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2018)
  • Jan 31 Daniela Bianchi, Italian actress
  • Jan 31 Derek Jarman, actor and director (Angelic Conversation, Edward II)
  • Jan 31 Gerald Chanberlain, American jazz trombonist (Woody Herman's Thundering Herd), born in Refugio, Texas (d. 2007)
  • Feb 1 David Sincock, Australian cricket spin bowler (3 Tests, 8 wickets; South Australia CA), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Feb 1 Milt Sunde, American NFL guard (Pro Bowl 1966; NFL Champion 1969; Minnesota Vikings), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2020)
  • Feb 1 Muna Wassef, Syrian actress (The Message) and UN Goodwill ambassador, born in Damascus, Syria
  • Feb 1 Terry Jones, Welsh comedian (Monty Python), born in Colwyn Bay, Denbighshire, Wales (d. 2020)
  • Feb 2 Barry Diller, founder (Fox-TV)
  • Feb 2 Graham Nash, British-American musician and singer-songwriter (The Hollies - "Bus Stop"; Crosby, Stills & Nash - "Our House"), born in Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Feb 2 Ron Franklin, American sportscaster (ESPN 1987-2011; ESPN College Football Primetime), born in Jackson, Mississippi (d. 2022)
  • Feb 2 Satya Paul, Indian fashion designer and entrepreneur who invented the modern sari, born in Layyah, Punjab, British India (d. 2021) [1]
  • Feb 4 Johnny Gamble, rocker (Classics)
  • Feb 5 Cory Wells [Emil Lewandowski], American rock vocalist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2015)
  • Feb 5 Roger Staubach, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1963, Navy; Super Bowl 1971 [MVP], 77; Dallas Cowboys), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Feb 5 Susan Hill, English playwright (Magic Apple Tree)
  • Feb 6 James Loewen, American sociologist & historian, born in Decatur, Illinois
  • Feb 6 John London, American songwriter & bassist (Michael Nesmith band), born in Brazos County, Texas
  • Feb 6 Sarah Brady, American gun-control activist, born in Kirksville, Missouri
  • Feb 7 Ton de Kok, Dutch politician (CDA)
  • Feb 8 Fritz Peterson, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 8 Robert Klein, American comedian and actor (Hooper, Deadly Rivals), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Feb 8 Terry Melcher [Terrence Jorden], American record producer and musician, Doris Day's son (The Rip Chords; The Byrds), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)

Carole KingCarole King (80 years old)

Feb 9 American Grammy Award-winning songwriter, ("Up On The Roof"; "One Fine Day"; "Pleasant Valley Sunday") piano player, and singer (Tapestry - "You've Got A Friend"; "So Far Away"; "You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman"), born in Manhattan, New York

  • Feb 9 Charlie Morrow, American avant-garde composer, and sound artist, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Feb 9 Miloš Štědroň, Czech composer born in Brno, Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia
  • Feb 9 Peder Lunde Jr, Norwegian yachtsman (Olympic gold 1960), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Feb 10 Alfred Gager, Austrian soccer midfielder (6 caps; Austria Wien, FC Wacker Wien), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2022)
  • Feb 10 Howard Mudd, American football OL (Pro Bowl 1966–68; All-Pro 1967-68; SF 49ers, Chicago Bears) and coach (Super Bowl 2006; OL Indianapolis Colts), born in Midland, Michigan (d. 2020)
  • Feb 10 Michael Bishop, British CEO (British Midland Airways), born in Bowdon, Cheshire
  • Feb 11 Archie Andrews, comic book character (Archie)
  • Feb 11 Leon Haywood, American funk and soul singer, and keyboardist ("It's Got To Be Mellow"; "I Want'a Do Something Freaky To You"), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Feb 11 Otis Clay, American gospel, soul, and R&B-singer ("That's How It Is (When You're In Love)"), born in Waxhaw, Mississippi (d. 2006)
  • Feb 11 Tony Colton [Chalk], British singer-songwriter, and record producer (Head, Hands, and Feet), born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England (d. 2020)
  • Feb 12 Chananjit Vohra, Kenyan/British hotel magnate/multi-millionaire
  • Feb 12 Ehud Barak, Prime Minister of Israel
  • Feb 12 Lionel Grigson, British jazz pianist, and horn player, born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (d. 1994)
  • Feb 12 Pat Dobson, American baseball player (d. 2006)
  • Feb 12 Rick Frank, American drummer (Elephant's Memory)
  • Feb 13 Carol Lynley, American actress (Night Stalker, Fantasy Island, Immortal), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 13 Donald E. Williams, American US naval officer & NASA astronaut (STS 51D, STS 34), born in Lafayette, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • Feb 13 Peter Tork [Thorkelson], American musician and actor (The Monkees), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2019)
  • Feb 14 Andrew Robinson, American actor
  • Feb 14 Margaret Wright, chief commissioner (Guide Association)

Michael BloombergMichael Bloomberg (80 years old)

Feb 14 American businessman who co-founded Bloomberg L.P., Mayor of New York City (2002-13) and philanthropist, born in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Feb 14 Ricardo Rodríguez, Mexican auto racer (youngest F1 driver ever to race for Ferrari), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 1962)
  • Feb 15 Glyn Johns, British recording engineer and producer (Eagles; The Who; Eric Clapton), born in Epsom, Surrey, England
  • Feb 16 Bob Hammond AM, Australian rules key defender (AFL Hall of Fame; North Adelaide; SA) and coach (Sydney Swans 1984), born in Perth, Australia (d. 2020)
  • Feb 16 Gabriel Brnčić, Chilean composer, and pedagogue, born in Santiago, Chile

Kim Jong-ilKim Jong-il (1942-2011)

Feb 16 Supreme Leader of North Korea (1994-2011), born in Vyatskoye, Soviet Union [disputed birthplace and birth date, 1941]

  • Feb 17 Huey P. Newton, African-American activist, revolutionary and co-founder of the Black Panther Party, born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 1989)
  • Feb 18 Roy Prosser, Australian rugby union prop (25 caps; Northern Suburbs), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2008)
  • Feb 19 Ken Kramer [Kenneth Bentley Kramer], former American Republican member of the House of Representatives, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 20 Charlie Gillett, British pop-rock and world music radio presenter and writer (The Sound of the City), born in Morecambe, Lancashire, England (d. 2010)
  • Feb 20 Claude Miller, director (Garde a Vue, Little Thief, Wild Child), (d. 2012)
  • Feb 20 David O'Dowd, Chief Constable (Northamptonshire)

Mitch McConnellMitch McConnell (80 years old)

Feb 20 American politician, (Senator-R-KY, 1985-, and Senate Majority Leader 2015- ), born in Sheffield, Alabama

Phil EspositoPhil Esposito (80 years old)

Feb 20 Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center, coach, GM, broadcaster (Black Hawks, Bruins, Rangers), born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

  • Feb 21 Margarethe Von Trotta, German actress and director (Marianne), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Feb 21 Peter Leonard, Australian journalist and newsreader, born in Yass, New South Wales (d. 2008)
  • Feb 22 Christine Keeler, British model & showgirl (Profumo affair), born in Uxbridge, England (d. 2017)
  • Feb 23 Beau Boulter, American politician and lobbyist (Rep-R-TX, 1985-89), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Feb 23 John Lewis, Head Master (Eton College)
  • Feb 23 Joop van den Ende, Dutch theatrical producer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Feb 24 Colin Bond, Australian racing driver
  • Feb 24 David K Williamson, Australian screenplay/playwright (Removalists)
  • Feb 24 Joe Lieberman, (Sen-D Connecticut)
  • Feb 24 Paul Jones, English rock singer (Manfred Mann - "Do Wah Diddy Diddy") and radio presenter (The Blues Show), born in Portsmouth, England
  • Feb 24 Stuart Henry, British disc jockey
  • Feb 25 Carlena Williams, American session and touring vocalist (Ike & Tina Turner Revue; Humble Pie; Pink Floyd; The Carpenters; Donna Summer), born in North Carolina (d. 2013)
  • Feb 26 Adriaan van Dis, Dutch author (Nathan Sid, In Africa), born in Bergen aan Zee, Netherlands
  • Feb 26 Yōsuke Yamashita, Japanese jazz pianist, and composer of jazz, film scores, and classical works, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Feb 27 Charlayne Hunter-Gault, American journalist & foreign correspondent (McNeil-Lehrer), born in Due West, South Carolina
  • Feb 27 Michel Forget, French Canadian actor, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Feb 27 Robert H. Grubbs, American chemist & Nobel Prize laureate, born in Marshall County, Kentucky
  • Feb 28 Bob Collins [Harold Lee], American radio broadcaster (WGN- 720AM, Chicago, 1986-2000), born in Lakeland, Florida (d. 2000)
  • Feb 28 Brian Jones, British blues and rock guitarist, organist and sitar player (Rolling Stones, 1962-69), born in Gloucestershire, England (d. 1969)
  • Feb 28 Dino Zoff, Italian footballer goalkeeper, 1961-83, and manager, 1988-2005, born in Mariano del Friuli, Italy
  • Feb 28 Frank Bonner [Boers], American actor (WKRP in Cincinnati - "Herb Tarlek"; The Hoax; Just The Ten Of Us), and television director, born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2021)
  • Mar 1 Jerry Fisher, American R&B singer (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in DeKalb, Texas
  • Mar 1 Michael Giles, British drummer (King Crimson, Giles, Giles & Fripp), born in Waterlooville, Hampshire, England
  • Mar 1 Peter Guber, producer (Flashdance)
  • Mar 1 Richard Bowman Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Mar 2 Claude Larose, Canadian NHL right wing (Stanley Cup 1965, 66, 68, 71, 73; Montreal Canadiens), born in Hearst, Ontario
  • Mar 2 John Irving, American short-story writer (The World According to Garp; The Cider House Rules), born in Exeter, New Hampshire
  • Mar 2 Kwang Jo Choi, the founder of Choi Kwang- do and is one of the twelve original Masters of Taekwon-Do.
  • Mar 2 Lou Reed, American rock vocalist, songwriter and guitarist (Velvet Underground - "Sweet Jane"; "Walk On The Wild Side"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Mar 2 Luc Plamondon, French Canadian musical lyricist, born in Saint-Raymond, Quebec
  • Mar 3 Mike Pender [Prendergast], British rock vocalist and guitarist (The Searchers - "Needles & Pins"), born in Liverpool, England
  • Mar 3 Vladimir Vasilyevich Kovolyonok, USR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 25, 29/31, T-4)
  • Mar 4 Alexander Tekeliev, Bulgarian composer, and pedagogue, born in Svilengrad, Bulgaria
  • Mar 4 Bob Wootton, American guitarist, born in Paris, Arkansas
  • Mar 4 Charles C. Krulak, 31st Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, born at Quantico, Virginia
  • Mar 5 Felipe González, Prime Minister of Spain, 1982-96, born in Seville
  • Mar 5 Michael "Mike" Resnick, American sci-fi author (Sideshow; Eros Ascending), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 6 Ben Murphy, Jonesboro, Arkansas, American actor (Name of the Game, Alias Smith and Jones)
  • Mar 6 Charles Tolliver, American jazz trumpeter (Impact), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Mar 6 Flora Purim, Brazilian jazz singer (Return To Forever; Airto), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Mar 7 Charles R. Boutin, American politician (Maryland), born in Troy, New York
  • Mar 7 Michael Eisner, American CEO (Walt Disney), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • Mar 7 Paul Preuss, American sci-fi author (Medusa Encounter, Starfire)
  • Mar 7 Tammy Faye Bakker (Messner), American Christian singer and former wife of Jim Bakker (The PTL Club), born in International Falls, Minnesota (d. 2007)
  • Mar 7 Tommy F. Robinson, American politician (Rep-D-AR, 1985-91), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Mar 7 U N Kulkarni, Indian cricketer (pace bowler in four Tests 1967-68), born in Alibagh, India
  • Mar 8 Ann Packer, British 400m/800m runner (Olympic gold 1964), born in Moulsford, Oxfordshire, England
  • Mar 8 Dick Allen, American baseball infielder (7 × MLB All-Star; NL Rookie of the Year 1964, Philadelphia Phillies; AL MVP 1972, Chicago White Sox), born in Wampum, Pennsylvania (d. 2020) [1]
  • Mar 8 Ralph Ellis, British rock guitarist (The Swinging Blue Jeans – "Hippy Hippy Shake"), born in Liverpool, England

Bert CampanerisBert Campaneris (80 years old)

Mar 9 Cuban-American baseball player (Oakland A's), born in Pueblo Nuevo, Cuba

  • Mar 9 Gary Walker [Leeds], American musician (The Standells;;The Walker Brothers), born in Glendale, California
  • Mar 9 John Cale, Welsh musician, composer and singer-songwriter (Velvet Underground), born in Garnant, Wales
  • Mar 9 Mark Lindsay, American rock vocalist (Paul Revere & Raiders - "Kicks"; "Indian Reservation"), born in Eugene, Oregon
  • Mar 11 Charles Swan, American actor
  • Mar 11 Peter Eyre, actor (Hedda)
  • Mar 12 Brian O'Hara, English rock musician (The Foremost), born in Liverpool (d. 1999)
  • Mar 12 Jimmy Wynn, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1967, 74, 75; Houston Astros, LA Dodgers), born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 2020)

Ratko MladićRatko Mladić (80 years old)

Mar 12 Bosnian Serb general during the Bosnian War (found guilty of war crimes 2017), born in Božanovići, Croatia

  • Mar 13 Dave Cutler, American software engineer, born in Lansing, Michigan
  • Mar 13 Geoffrey Hayes, British TV presenter and actor (Rainbow, Z-Cars), born in Stockport, England (d. 2018)

About 1942

How Old? 79 or 80 years old
Generation: Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Snake (Jan 27, 1941 - Feb 14, 1942),
Horse (Feb 15, 1942 - Feb 3, 1943)