On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1943

  • Sep 1 Don Stroud, American actor (Coogan's Bluff, Buddy Holly Story), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Sep 2 Glenn Sather, NHL coach (Edmonton Oiler)
  • Sep 2 Joe Simon, American singer (Power of Love)
  • Sep 2 Rosalind Ashford, American rock vocalist (Martha Reeve & Vandellas - "Heat Wave"; "Dancing In The Street"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 3 Dave Eichelberger, American golfer (US Senior Open 1999), born in Waco, Texas
  • Sep 3 Michael D. Barnes, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 3 Mick Farren, English sci-fi author (Synaptic Manhunt, Citizen Phaid), born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
  • Sep 3 Valerie Perrine, American actress and model (Steam Bath, Superman, Lenny), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Sep 4 Giuseppi Gentile, Italian triple jumper (Olympic bronze 1968), born in Latina, Italy
  • Sep 5 Joe "Speedo" Frazier, American doo-wop vocalist (Impalas - "Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home)"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
  • Sep 5 Dulce Saguisag, Filipino politician and former DSWD Secretary (d. 2007)

Person of interestRoger Waters

Sep 6 [George] Roger Waters, English rock bassist and vocalist (Pink Floyd - "Another Brick in the Wall"), born in Cambridge, England

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
  • Sep 6 Richard J. Roberts, English biochemist and molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, born in Derby, England
  • Sep 7 Gloria Gaynor [Fowles], American disco singer (I Will Survive), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Sep 7 Lena Valaitis, Lithuanian-German Schlager singer, born in Klaipėda, Lithuania
  • Sep 7 Beverley McLachlin, Canadian jurist (17th Chief Justice of Canada), born in Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada

  • Sep 8 Adelaide C. Eckardt, American politician, born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 9 Art LaFleur, American actor
  • Sep 10 Garrett List, American classical and jazz composer and trombonist (Julliard Ensemble), born on Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2019)
  • Sep 10 "Superstar" Billy Graham [Eldridge Coleman], American professional wrestler, WWF Heavyweight Champion (1977-8), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Sep 10 Daniel Truhitte, American actor (Rolfe in The Sound of Music), born in Sacramento, California
  • Sep 10 Neale Donald Walsch, American author (Conversations with God), born in Milwaulkee, Wisconsin
  • Sep 11 Mickey Hart, American drummer (Grateful Dead), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 11 Raymond Villeneuve, Canadian terrorist (founding member of the Front de libération du Québec)
  • Sep 11 Jack Ely, American singer and guitarist (The Kingsmen - "Louie, Louie"), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2015)
  • Sep 12 Maria Muldaur, American singer (Midnight at the Oasis), born in Greenwich Village, New York
  • Sep 12 Michael Ondaatje, Sri Lankan-Canadian poet and writer, born in Colombo, Ceylon
  • Sep 16 David Wilshire, British MP (C) (Section 28, Parliamentary expenses scandal), born in Bristol, England
  • Sep 16 James Alan MacPherson, American writer, 1st black writer to win Pulitzer Prize, born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 2016)
  • Sep 17 Samuel T. Durrance, American scientist and astronaut (STS 35, STS 67), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Sep 17 Sarah Lucas, theatre administrator (d. 1997)
  • Sep 18 Michael Vetter, German composer, born in Oberstdorf, Germany (d. 2013)
  • Sep 19 Christopher Joyce, British photographer, born in Turnbridge Wells, England (d. 1994)
  • Sep 19 Christl Haas, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic gold 1964), born in Kitzbühel, Austria (d. 2001)
  • Sep 19 Joe Morgan, American MLB 2nd baseman (Reds) and commentator (ESPN), born in Bonham, Texas
  • Sep 20 Roek Williams [Willemze], Dutch singer (Roek Williams & The Fighting Cats), born in Amsterdam

Person of interestSani Abacha

Sep 20 Sani Abacha, de facto President of Nigeria (1993-98), born in Kano, Nigeria (d. 1998)

President of Nigeria Sani Abacha
President of Nigeria
Sani Abacha
  • Sep 20 Tommy Nobis, American football linebacker (Atlanta Falcons), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2017)
  • Sep 21 David Hood, American bassist and trombonist (Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, Traffic), born in Sheffield, Alabama
  • Sep 22 Toni Basil, American singer
  • Sep 23 Bob Clement, (Rep-D-Tennessee)
  • Sep 23 Julio Iglesias, Spanish singer (Of All the Girls I Loved Before)
  • Sep 23 Walter Scott, American singer (Whispers- "And the Beat Goes On"), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Sep 23 Steve Boone, American rock bassist and vocalist (Lovin' Spoonful - "Do You Believe In Magic"), born in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

Person of interestMarty Schottenheimer

Sep 23 Marty Schottenheimer, American football coach (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers), born in McDonald, Pennsylvania

  • Sep 23 Wallace Scott, American singer (Whispers- "And the Beat Goes On"), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Sep 24 Lee Aaker, American actor (Rusty-Rin Tin Tin), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 25 Jules [Gary] Alexander, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Association - "Cherish"), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Sep 25 John Locke, American rock keyboardist (Spirit - "I Got A Line On You"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2006)
  • Sep 25 Robert Walden, American actor (Joe Rossi-Lou Grant, New Doctors), born in New York City, New York
  • Sep 25 Robert Gates, American statesman (22nd U.S. Secretary of Defense), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Sep 26 Ian Chappell, Australian cricket batsman, captain, broadcaster (75 Tests; 5,345 @ 42.42), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Sep 26 Tim Schenken, Australian racing driver, born in Gordon, Sydney, Australia
  • Sep 27 Anna Gael, [Gyarmarthy], Lady Weymouth, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Sep 27 Bob Curiano, rock bassist (Mink Deville)
  • Sep 27 Randy Bachman, Canadian guitarist and songwriter (Guess Who - "American Woman"; Bachman-Turner Overdrive "Takin' Care Of Business"), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Sep 27 Amedeo, 5th Duke of Aosta, Italian aristocrat
  • Sep 27 Maxwell Boyce, Welsh comedian and singer, born in Glynneath, Wales
  • Sep 28 Gertrud "Traudl" Hecher, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic bronze 1960)
  • Sep 28 J T Walsh, actor (Col Frank Bach-Dark Skies)
  • Sep 28 Joel Higgins, American actor (Salvage 1, Silver Spoons), born in Bloomington, Illinois
  • Sep 28 Mike Kreidler, (Rep-D-Washington)
  • Sep 28 Nick St Nicholas, rock bassist (Steppenwolf), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Sep 28 Susanne Jagd, Danish actress (Between the Sheets, Tinderbox)
  • Sep 28 Warren Lieberfarb, American media executive

Person of interestLech Wałęsa

Sep 29 Lech Wałęsa, Polish Solidarity movement leader (Nobel Peace Prize 1983) and President of Poland (1990-95), born in Popowo, Poland

Polish Politician and Labor Activist Lech Wałęsa
Polish Politician and Labor Activist
Lech Wałęsa
  • Sep 29 Manuel Fernandez, rocker
  • Sep 29 Peter Rigby, CEO (Specialist Computer Holdings)
  • Sep 29 Mohammad Khatami, former President of Iran
  • Sep 29 Gary Boyd Roberts, American genealogist
  • Sep 30 Jody Powell, press mouthpiece (Jimmy Carter)
  • Sep 30 Marilyn McCoo, host/singer (Solid Gold, 5th Dimension), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Sep 30 Johann Deisenhofer, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Sep 30 Ian Ogilvy, British Actor

About September 1943

How Old? 77 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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