Famous People Born in March 1943

  • Mar 1 Benjamin W Jipcho, Mt Elgon Kenya, 3K steeplechase (Olympic silver 1972)
  • Mar 1 Franz Hohler, Swiss writer, born in Biel
  • Mar 1 Mauro Checcoli, Italian 3 day equestrian (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Mar 1 Piet Veerman, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Cats-Sailin' Home)
  • Mar 1 Wolfgang Scheidel, German DR, luge (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Mar 1 Gil Amelio, American venture capitalist
  • Mar 1 Akinori Nakayama, Japanese gymnast
  • Mar 1 Richard H. Price, American physicist
  • Mar 1 Rashid Sunyaev, Russian physicist
  • Mar 1 José Ángel Iribar, Spanish footballer
  • Mar 2 Tony Meehan [Daniel Meehan], English rocker (Drifters, Vipers), born in London, England
  • Mar 2 Gordon Black, English industrialist
  • Mar 2 Rosa DeLauro, (Rep-D-Connecticut)
  • Mar 2 Stephen Dickman, composer
  • Mar 2 Zygfryd Blaut, Polish footballer (d. 2005)
  • Mar 2 Peter Straub, American author
  • Mar 3 Roger Swaybill, actor/writer (Porky's II, Breaking Point)
  • Mar 4 Zoltan Jeney, composer
  • Mar 5 Billy Backus, American boxer
  • Mar 5 Lucio Battisti, Italian pop singer and composer, born in Poggio Bustone, Italy (d. 1998)
  • Mar 5 Hugh Scully, British TV presenter (The Antiques Roadshow), born in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire (d. 2015)
  • Mar 7 Carole Peel, Australian softball asst coach (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Mar 7 Chris White, rock bassist (Zombies-Never Even Thought), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • Mar 7 Leon Frank Sylvers, rocker
  • Mar 8 Lynn Redgrave, British-American actress (Gods and Monsters, Georgy Girl), born in London, England (d. 2010)
  • Mar 9 Trish Van Devere [Patricia Louise Dressel], American actress (The Changeling), born in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Person of interestBobby Fischer

Mar 9 Bobby Fischer, American chess player (world champion (1972-75), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)

Chess Champion Bobby Fischer
Chess Champion
Bobby Fischer
  • Mar 9 Charles Gibson, American television journalist (Good Morning America), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Mar 10 Alfred Whitford Lerdahl, composer
  • Mar 10 Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Body Talk, Star Trek), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 10 Stephen Montague, composer
  • Mar 10 Sandra Palmer, American golfer (Titleholders Championship 1972, US Open 1975), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Mar 13 André Téchiné, French director and screenwriter (Scene of the Crime, Rendez-Vous), born in Valence-d'Agen, Tarn-et-Garonne, France
  • Mar 14 Jim Pons, bassist (Turtles, Mothers of Invention), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 15 Brenda Scott, actress (Midge-Road West), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Mar 15 David Cronenberg, director (Shivers, Fly, Brood), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 15 Sly Stone, Dallas, funk musician (Sly & the Family Stone-Everyday People), born in Denton, Texas
  • Mar 16 Ursula Goodenough, American biologicst, Evolutionary Scholar, author and educator, born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 16 Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor (d. 2005)
  • Mar 17 Don Mitchell, actor (Mark-Ironside), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2013)
  • Mar 18 Kevin Dobson, American actor (Kojak, Knots Landing, Shannon), born in Queens, New York
  • Mar 18 Toula Grivas, Greek actress
  • Mar 19 Mario J. Molina, Mexican chemist and 1995 Nobel laureate (Antarctic ozone hole), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Mar 19 Mario Monti, Italian politician
  • Mar 19 Vern Schuppan, Australian racing driver
  • Mar 20 Gerard Malanga, American poet and photographer
  • Mar 20 Naima Neidre, Estonian graphic artist
  • Mar 20 Paul Junger Witt, American TV producer
  • Mar 21 Antal Dunai, Hungarian soccer player (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Mar 21 Vivian Stanshall, songwriter/comic
  • Mar 21 Hartmut Haenchen, German conductor

  • Mar 22 George Benson, American jazz/blues singer/guitarist (Greatest Love of All), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 22 Joseph Schwantner, composer
  • Mar 22 Keith Relf, British musician and vocalist (the Yardbirds-For Your Love, Renaissance), born in Richmond, England (d. 1976)
  • Mar 23 Gail Goodrich, NBA star (Lakers, Suns)
  • Mar 23 Lee May, former Major League Baseball player
  • Mar 23 Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Finnish writer (d. 2001)
  • Mar 23 Lee May "The Big Bopper", American Major League Baseball 1st baseman, born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2017)
  • Mar 24 H Martin Lancaster, (Rep-D-NC)
  • Mar 24 Jesus Alou, baseball outfielder (SF Giants)
  • Mar 24 Marika Kilius, German FR, ice skating pair (Olympic silver 1960, 64)
  • Mar 25 Paul Michael Glaser, American actor (Starsky-Starsky & Hutch), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Mar 25 Pavel Lednev, USSR, pentathelete (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Mar 25 Ronald Jeffers, composer
  • Mar 26 Robert "Bob" Woodward, Geneva Illinois, Washington Post investigative reporter (Watergate, CIA crimes)
  • Mar 27 Milton Robert Carr, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1975-81, 83-95), born in Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Mar 27 Phil Frank, American cartoonist (Farley, The Elderberries comics), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)
  • Mar 28 Conchata Ferrell, American actress (Deadly Hero, Susan-LA Law), born in Loudendale, West Virginia
  • Mar 28 Mike Newell, English director and producer (Bad Blood, Awakening, Amazing Grace & Chuck), born in St. Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Mar 28 Richard Eyre, English film, theatre, television and opera director (National Theatre), born in Barnstaple, Devon, England
  • Mar 29 Eric Idle, English comedian, actor (Monty Python), born in South Shields, England

Person of interestJohn Major

Mar 29 John Major, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1990-97), born in Carshalton, Surrey, England

British Prime Minister John Major
British Prime Minister
John Major
  • Mar 29 Vangelis [Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou], Greek composer and keyboardist (Chariots of Fire), born in Agria, Greece
  • Mar 29 Chad Allan [Allan Kowbel], Canadian musician (The Guess Who), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Mar 30 Bob Blewett, cricketer (father of Greg South Aust batsman 1975-79)
  • Mar 30 Jay Traynor, American singer (Jay and the Americans), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • Mar 30 Ken Forssi, American musician (Love) (d. 1998)
  • Mar 31 Christopher [Ronald] Walken, American actor (The Deer Hunter, Brainstorm), born in NYC, New York