On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1942

  • Sep 1 C[arolyn] J[anice] Cherryh, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Faded Sun Trilogy)
  • Sep 3 Al Jardine, American guitarist and singer (Beach Boys - "Help Me Rhonda"; "Sloop John B."), born in Lima, Ohio
  • Sep 4 Bob Filner, American politician (Rep-D-California 1992-2012; Mayor of San Diego, 2012-13), born in Pittsbugh, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 4 Merald "Bubba" Knight, American singer (Gladys Knights & Pips), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sep 4 Jerry Jarrett, American professional wrestling promoter, born in Nashville, Tennessee

Person of interestRay Floyd

Sep 4 Raymond Floyd, American golfer (4-time major title winner), born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner
Ray Floyd
  • Sep 4 Alireza Shapour Shahbazi, Iranian archaeologist and a world expert on Achaemenid archaeology, born in Shiraz, Iran (d. 2006)
  • Sep 5 Eduardo Mata, Mexican conductor (Improvisaciones), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 1995)
  • Sep 5 Werner Herzog, German director (Burden of Dreams, Stroszek, Woyzeck), born in Munich, Germany
  • Sep 5 Denise Fabre, French television presenter, born in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
  • Sep 6 Dave Bargeron, American jazz-rock trombonist and tuba player (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 6 Mel McDaniel, American country singer ("Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On"), born in Checotah, Oklahoma (d. 2011)
  • Sep 7 Alan Oakes, British footballer (Manchester City), born in Winsford, England

Person of interestRoy DeMeo

Sep 7 Roy DeMeo, American gangster (Gambino crime family), born in Brooklyn, New York

Gangster Roy DeMeo
Gangster
Roy DeMeo
  • Sep 8 Brian Cole, American rock vocalist and bassist (Association), born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 1972)
  • Sep 8 Ansen [Nancy Ann] Dibble, Dutch sci-fi author (Summerfair), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 2006)
  • Sep 8 Sal Valentino [Salvatore Willard Spampinato], American rock musician (the Beau Brummels), born in San Francisco, California

Person of interestBruce Springsteen

Sep 8 Chuck Plotkin, American recording engineer and producer (Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Orleans), born in Los Angeles, California

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Singer-Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen
  • Sep 9 Inez Foxx, American R&B singer (Mockingbird), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Sep 9 John Linder, (Rep-R-Georgia)
  • Sep 9 Luther Simmons, American R&B singer, songwriter and producer (The Main Ingredient - "Everybody Plays The Fool"), born in New York City (d. 2016)
  • Sep 10 Danny Hutton, Irish-American rock vocalist (Three Dog Night - "One"; "Joy To The World"; "Black And White"), born in Buncrana, Donegal, Ireland

Person of interestTom Dreesen

Sep 11 Tom Dreesen, American comedian (Tim Ried's partner), born in Harvey, Illinois

Comedian Tom Dreesen
Comedian
Tom Dreesen
  • Sep 11 Lola Falana [Loletha Elayne], American singer and actress (Golden Boy; A Man Called Adam), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Sep 11 Gerome Ragni, American playwright and songwriter (Hair: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • Sep 12 Tomés Marco, Spanish composer, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Sep 12 Michel Drucker, French journalist & TV host, born in Vire, France
  • Sep 13 Hissène Habré, Chadian politician and convicted war criminal, Dictator of Chad (1982-90), born in Faya-Largeau, Chad, French Equatorial Africa (d. 2021) [1]
  • Sep 13 Vladislav Zolotaryov, Soviet Russian bayanist (button accordion player), and composer (Six Children's Suites), born in De-kastri, Khabarovsk Krai, USSR (d. 1975)
  • Sep 14 Kuldar Sink, Estonian composer, born in Tallin, USSR (now Estonia) (d. 1995)
  • Sep 14 Oliver Lake, American jazz saxophonist and composer, born in Marianna, Arkansas
  • Sep 14 Bernard MacLaverty, Northern Irish writer (Grace Notes), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Sep 15 Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, American sci-fi author (Hotel Transylvania), born in Berkeley, California
  • Sep 15 Lee Dorman, American rock bassist (Iron Butterfly; Captain Beyond), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2012)

Person of interestEmmerson Mnangagwa

Sep 15 Emmerson Mnangagwa "the crocodile", Zimbabwean politician (President 2017-), born in Zvishavane, South Rhodesia

President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa
President of Zimbabwe
Emmerson Mnangagwa
  • Sep 16 Tom Wargo, American golfer (PGA Senior C'ship 1993, British Senior Open 1994), born in Marlette, Michigan
  • Sep 16 Bernie Calvert, English rock bassist (Hollies), born in Brierfield, England
  • Sep 16 Linda G Miller, American actress (Night of the Juggler, Mississippi), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 16 Dennis Conner, American sailor, 4 time America's Cup winning skipper (1974, 1980, 1987, 1988) and Olympic bronze medalist (1976), born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 17 Beverly Aadland, Errol Flynns last girlfriend, born in Hollywood, California
  • Sep 17 Des Lynam, British TV and radio sportscaster, born in Ennis, County Clare, Ireland
  • Sep 17 Doris Brown-Heritage, American 800m track star (Olympic gold 1968), born in Gig Harbor, Washington
  • Sep 17 Robert Graysmith, American Zodiac killer researcher and author, born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Sep 18 Koos van den Berg, Dutch politician (SGP), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Sep 18 Alex Stepney, English football goalkeeper (Manchester United), born in Mitcham, Surrey, England
  • Sep 19 Freda Payne, American pop and soul singer ("Band Of Gold") and actress, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 20 Robbe De Hert, Flemish director and producer (Fugitive Cinema, Bomb), born in Farnborough, Hampshire, England
  • Sep 20 Gérald Tremblay, Québec politician (41st Mayor of Montreal), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Sep 21 Ann Elder, American comedienne (Smothers Brothers Show, Laugh-In), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sep 22 Dick Pickering, British trade unionist, born in Manchester, England (d. 1996)
  • Sep 22 David Stern, American basketball executive (NBA commissioner 1984-2014; longest-tenured commissioner in history of major North American sports leagues), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2020)
  • Sep 23 Sila María Calderón, Puerto Rican politician
  • Sep 23 Daniel Perlongo, American classical music composer, and educator, born in Gaastra, Michigan
  • Sep 24 Gerry Marsden, British rock vocalist and TV personality (Gerry & Pacemakers - Ferry Cross The Mersey), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2021) [1]
  • Sep 24 Phyllis "Jiggs" Allbut, American rock vocalist (Angels - "My Boyfriend's Back"), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • Sep 25 John Taylor, British jazz pianist, born in Manchester, England
  • Sep 25 Peter Petherick, New Zealand cricketer (NZ slow lefty 1976-77, hat-trick on debut), born in Ranfurly, New Zealand (d. 2015)
  • Sep 25 Billy Mundi [also Tony Schnasse, born Antonio Salas], American session musician and drummer (The Mothers of Invention, Rhinoceros), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2014)
  • Sep 26 Ingrid Mickler-Becker, German long jumper and relayer (Olympic gold 1972), born in Geseke, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Sep 26 Kent McCord, American actor (Officer Jim Reed- "Adam 12"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 27 Tessa Blackstone "the Red Baroness", British politician and educator, born in Bures, England
  • Sep 27 Dith Pran, Cambodian photojournalist, survivor of the Cambodian genocide and subject of the movie "The Killing Fields", born in Siem Reap, Cambodia (d. 2008)
  • Sep 27 Alvin Stardust [Bernard Jewry], English rock singer("Jealous Mind"), born in Muswell Hill, North London, (d. 2014)
  • Sep 28 Grant Jackson, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1969; World Series 1979; Philadelphia Phillies; Baltimore Orioles; Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Fostoria, Ohio (d. 2021)
  • Sep 28 Marshall Bell, American actor
  • Sep 28 Pierre Clémenti, French actor (d. 1999)
  • Sep 28 Tim Maia, Brazilian Singer (d. 1998)
  • Sep 29 Donna Corcoran, American actress (Man Without a Star), born in Quincy, Massachusetts
  • Sep 29 Ian McShane, British actor (Roots; Bare Essence), born in Blackburn England
  • Sep 29 Jean-Luc Ponty, French jazz-fusion electric violinist (Frank Zappa; Mahavishnu Orchestra; Cosmic Messenger; Tchokola), born in Avranches, France
  • Sep 29 Madeline Kahn, American stage and screen actress (What's Up, Doc?; Young Frankenstein; Paper Moon; Blazing Saddles), and singer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1999)
  • Sep 29 Rajinder Goel, Indian cricketer (record for most wickets in Ranji Trophy), born in Narwana, British India (d. 2020)
  • Sep 29 Steve Tesich, Serbian-American screenwriter and playwright (Breaking Away), born in Užice, Yugoslavia (d. 1996)
  • Sep 29 Felice Gimondi, Italian road cyclist (Tour de France 1965; Giro d'Italia 1967, 69, 76; Vuelta a España 1968), born in Sedrina, Italy (d. 2019)
  • Sep 29 Bill Nelson, American astronaut (STS 61C), attorney,and politician (U.S. Representative (D) Florida, 1979-1999; U.S. Senate (D) Florida, 2001-19; NASA Administrator, 2021- ), born in Miami, Florida
  • Sep 30 Dewey Martin, Canadian rock drummer (Buffalo Springfield - "For What It's Worth"), born in Chesterville, Ontario (d. 2009)
  • Sep 30 Frankie Lymon, American pop singer (The Teenagers - "Why Do Fools Fall in Love"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)
  • Sep 30 Gus Dudgeon [Angus Boyd Dudgeon], British pop record producer (Elton John, David Bowie), born in Woking, Surrey (d. 2002)
  • Sep 30 Sture Pettersson, Swedish cyclist (Olympic silver 1968)

About September 1942

How Old? 78 or 79 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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