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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 2 Đorđe Novković, Croatian pop singer-songwriter (Pro Arte), and television personality (Hrvatski Idol), born in Vladimirci, German-occupied Serbia (d. 2007)
  • 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 3 Mark Wirtz, French pop music record producer, and composer ("Excerpt From A Teenage Opera"). born in Strasbourg, France (d. 2020)
  • 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 (The Sound of Music - "Rolfe"), 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; Planet Drum), 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 11 Paul Riser, American session trombonist and musical arranger (Motown's "Funk Brothers"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 12 Maria Muldaur, American folk-blues-pop 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)

Person of interestJoe Morgan

Sep 19 Joe Morgan, American Baseball Hall of Fame infielder (10 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1975, 76; NL MVP 1975, 76; Cincinnati Reds) and broadcaster (ESPN), born in Bonham, Texas (d. 2020)

MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster Joe Morgan
MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster
Joe Morgan
  • 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 Jerry Bruckheimer, American film and television producer (Flashdance; Top Gun; Pirates of the Caribbean; CSI0 and NH team owner (Seattle Kraken), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 21 David Hood, American bassist and trombonist (Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section; Traffic), born in Sheffield, Alabama
  • Sep 22 Toni Basil [Antonia Basilotta], American singer (Mickey), and choreographer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 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 R&B singer (The Whispers - "And the Beat Goes On"; "Rock Steady"), 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, KC Chiefs; NFL Coach of Year 2004, San Diego Chargers), born in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania (d. 2021)

  • Sep 23 Wallace "Scotty" Scott, American R&B singer (The Whispers - "And the Beat Goes On"; "Rock Steady"), 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 Peter Rigby, British businessman and one of UK richest (Specialist Computer Holdings)
  • Sep 29 Mohammad Khatami, Iranian politician, President of Iran (1997-2005), born in Ardakan, Iran
  • Sep 29 Gary Boyd Roberts, American genealogist
  • Sep 30 Jody Powell, press mouthpiece (Jimmy Carter)
  • Sep 30 Marilyn McCoo, American soul singer (5th Dimension; "You Don't Have To Be A Star") and TV host (Solid Gold), 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 or 78 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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