Famous People Born in 1943 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 937

Gale SayersGale Sayers (1943-2020)

May 30 American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback, 4X Pro Bowl, 2X NFL rushing leader (Chicago Bears), and source for the TV movie "Brian's Song", born in Wichita, Kansas [1]

  • May 30 Leon Burtnett, American college football coach (Purdue University 1982-86; Big Ten Coach of the Year 1984), born in Fresno, California (d. 2021)

Joe NamathJoe Namath (79 years old)

May 31 American Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Super Bowl 1969; Super Bowl MVP 1969; Pro Bowl 1972; NY Jets), born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

  • May 31 Sharon Gless, American actress (Chris Cagney-Cagney & Lacey), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 31 Wayne Carson, American country musician and songwriter ("Always On My Mind"), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2015)
  • Jun 1 Ely van Tongeren, Dutch rock guitarist and singer (Buffoons)
  • Jun 1 Richard Goode, American concert pianist (Avery Fisher Award, 1980), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jun 2 Charles Haid, American actor (Hill Street Blues - "Ofc. Andy Renko"; Altered States), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 2 Ilaiyaraaja, Indian composer
  • Jun 2 John Lilipaly, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
  • Jun 2 Maarten B Engwirda, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (D66)

Billy CunninghamBilly Cunningham (79 years old)

Jun 3 American Basketball Hall of Fame forward, coach (NBA champion player & coach Philadelphia 76ers), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Jun 3 Eddie McGrady, Northern Irish politician (SDLP) unseated Enoch Powell, Born in Downpatrick (d. 2013)
  • Jun 3 Mike Dennis [Freda], American pop-rock vocalist (The Dovells - "Bristol Stomp"; "You Can't Sit Down"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 4 Joyce Meyer, American Charismatic Christian author and speaker, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jun 4 Sandra Haynie, American golfer (US Open 1974, du Maurier Classic 1982, LPGA C'ship 1965, 74), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Jun 5 Ann Craft, British researcher and writer and disabilities advocate (NAPSAC)
  • Jun 5 Bill Hopkins, English composer, born in Prestbury, England (d. 1981)
  • Jun 5 Matthew Lesko, American author, born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 5 Michael Davis, American bass guitarist, and songwriter (MC5 -"Kick Out The Jams"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • Jun 6 Asif Iqbal, Pakistani cricketer (elegant Pakistani batsman 1964-80), born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Jun 6 Ken Hatfield, American football coach (Air Force, University of Arkansas, Clemson University, Rice University), born in Helena, Arkansas
  • Jun 7 Mel Levine, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1983-93), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 7 Nikki Giovanni, American poet (LHJ Woman of the Year 1973), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Jun 7 [Kenneth Charles] Ken Osmond, American actor (Leave It to Beaver), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 8 Colin Baker, English actor (Sixth Doctor in Doctor Who, Swallows & Amazons), born in London
  • Jun 8 William Calley Jr., American war criminal, convicted by court-martial of murdering 22 unarmed South Vietnamese civilians in the My Lai Massacre, born in Miami, Florida
  • Jun 8 Willie Davenport, American bobsledder and track athlete (Olympic gold 110m hurdles 1968), born in Troy, Alabama (d. 2002)
  • Jun 9 Charles Saatchi, Iraqi English magnate and art collector (founded advertising company Saatchi & Saatchi), born in Baghdad, Iraq
  • Jun 9 Joe Haldeman, American sci-fi author (The Forever War), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jun 10 Jeff Greenfield, American media commentator (Firing Line; Nightline), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 10 Simon Jenkins, British author and newspaper editor (Evening Standard, The Times), born in Birmingham, England
  • Jun 11 Buster Mathis, American boxer (World Super Heavyweight title 1972), born in Sledge, Mississippi (d. 1995)

Henry HillHenry Hill (1943-2012)

Jun 11 American mobster and FBI informant (inspired Goodfellas), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Jun 13 Edward Skorek, Polish volleyball player (Olympic gold 1976), born in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland
  • Jun 13 Malcolm McDowell, English actor (Clockwork Orange, Caligula), born in Leeds, England
  • Jun 14 (Dewey Lindon) "Spooner" Oldham, American session piano player (Muscle Shoals; Aretha Franklin; Neil Young), and songwriter ("Cry Like a Baby"), born in Center Star, Alabama
  • Jun 14 Billy Tauzin, American politician and lobbyist (Rep-D-LA, 1980-2005), born in Chackbay, Louisiana
  • Jun 14 Jim Sensenbrenner, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wisconsin), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 14 John Miles, British racing driver, born in London (d. 2018)
  • Jun 15 (Mervyn) "Muff" Winwood, English songwriter and bassist (Spencer Davis Group - "Gimme Some Lovin"), born in Erdington, Birmingham
  • Jun 15 Aron Kincaid, actor (Warren-Bachelor Father, Ski Party), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 15 Johnny Hallyday [Jean-Philippe Smet], French singer and actor known as the "Elvis Presley of France", born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • Jun 15 Xaveria Hollander [Vara de DeVries], Dutch author (The Happy Hooker), born in Soerabaja, Dutch East Indies
  • Jun 16 Joan Van Ark, American actress and director (Valene-Dallas, Knots Landing), born in NYC, New York

Barry ManilowBarry Manilow (79 years old)

Jun 17 American pop singer, and piano player ("Mandy": "Daybreak"; "I Write The Songs"; "Copacabana"), born in New York City

  • Jun 17 Burt Rutan, American aerospace engineer, born in Estacada, Oregon
  • Jun 17 Christopher Brown, English composer, born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England

Newt GingrichNewt Gingrich (79 years old)

Jun 17 American politician (Rep-R-GA, 1979-99) and Speaker of the House (1995-97), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

  • Jun 18 Barry Evans, English actor (Dr Upton-Dr in the House, Mind Your Language), born in Guildford, England (d. 1997)
  • Jun 18 Raffaella Carrà [Pelloni], Italian singer and actress, born in Bologna, Italy
  • Jun 20 Andy Etchebarren, baseball catcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Whittier, California
  • Jun 21 Salomé [Maria Rosa Marco Poquet], Spanish pop and bolero singer ("Vivo Cantando"), born in Barcelona
  • Jun 22 Eumir Deodato, Brazilian artist, producer and arranger
  • Jun 22 Ralph Molina, American drummer (Crazy Horse, Neil Young's backing band), born in Puerto Rico
  • Jun 23 James Levine, American conductor (Metropolitan Opera, 1976-2017), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2021)
  • Jun 23 Vinton (Vint) Cerf, American Internet pioneer, Turing Award laureate
  • Jun 24 Carole Caldwell Graebner, American tennis player (US Open 1965, Australian Open doubles 1966), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • Jun 24 Georg Stanford Brown, Cuban actor (Terry Webster-Rookies), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Jun 25 Bill Moggridge [William], British designer (1st laptop computer), born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • Jun 25 Carly Simon, American Grammy and Academy Award-winning singer-songwriter ("Anticipation"; "You're So Vain"), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 25 Chris Huston, British-born recording engineer and guitarist, born in North Wales, England
  • Jun 25 Gerrit "Ger" Zijlstra, Dutch sculptor, born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Jun 26 Allen Strange, American composer (Electronic Music: Systems, Techniques, and Controls), born in Calexico, California
  • Jun 26 Georgie Fame [Clive Powell], English R&B and jazz singer and keyboard player ("Get Away"; "Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde"), born in Lancashire, England
  • Jun 26 John Beasley, American actor (Everwood), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jun 27 Harm Ottenbros, Dutch bicycle racer (World C'ships gold men's road race 1969), born in Alkmaar, Netherlands (d. 2022)
  • Jun 27 Kjersti Døvigen, Norwegian actress (Offshore), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Jun 27 Rico Petrocelli, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 28 Ed Pastor, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Arizona), born in Claypool, Arizona
  • Jun 28 Klaus von Klitzing, German physicist (discovery of the integer quantum Hall effect, Nobel 1985), born in Schroda, Reichsgau Posen, Germany

Little EvaLittle Eva (1943-2003)

Jun 29 American pop singer ("The Loco-motion"; "Keep Your Hands Off My Baby"), born in Belhaven, North Carolina

  • Jun 29 Pedro Pablo León, Peruvian soccer forward (49 caps; Alianza Lima), born in Lima, Peru (d. 2020)
  • Jun 29 Roger Ruskin Spear, English saxophonist (Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band), born in London, England
  • Jun 30 Florence Ballard, American pop and R&B singer (The Supremes, 1959-67 - "Buttered Popcorn"; "Where Did Our Love Go"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1976)
  • Jul 1 Jeff Wayne, American-British musician and composer, born in Forest Hills, Queens, New York
  • Jul 2 Walter Godefroot, Belgian cyclist
  • Jul 3 Gary Waldhorn, English actor (To the Camp & Back), born in London
  • Jul 3 Judith Durham, Australian folk-pop singer (The Seekers - "Georgy Girl"; "A World of Our Own"), born in Essendon, Victoria, Australia (d. 2022)
  • Jul 3 Kurtwood Smith, American actor (That '70s Show- "Red"; Robocop; 24), born in New Lisbon, Wisconsin
  • Jul 3 Norman Thagard, American scientist and astronaut (STS 7, 51-B, 30, 42, 71, Mir), born in Marianna, Florida
  • Jul 4 Alan Wilson, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Canned Heat - "Going Up The Country"), born in Arlington, Massachusetts (d. 1970)
  • Jul 4 Conny Bauer, German free-jazz trombonist, born in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
  • Jul 4 Emerson Boozer, College Hall of Fame and NFL running back (NY Jets 1966-75), born in Augusta, Georgia

Geraldo RiveraGeraldo Rivera (79 years old)

Jul 4 American news personality (20/20, Geraldo), born in NYC, New York

  • Jul 5 (Jaime) "Robbie" Robertson, Canadian-Native American singer-songwriter and rock guitarist (The Band - "The Weight"; "Up On Cripple Creek"), and soundtrack composer (Martin Scorsese films), born in Toronto, Ontario [1]
  • Jul 5 Curt Blefary [Le Roy], American baseball player (1965 AL rookie of year, The Sporting News Rookie of the Year), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 7 Joel Siegel, American film critic (d. 2007)
  • Jul 7 Toto Cutugno, Italian singer
  • Jul 8 Faye Wattleton, sociologist/pres (Planned Parenthood), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 9 John H. Casper, USAF and astronaut (STS 36, 54, 62, 77), born in Greenville, South Carolina

Arthur AsheArthur Ashe (1943-1993)

Jul 10 American tennis player (US Open 1968, Australian Open 1970, Wimbledon & WCT Finals 1975; Davis Cup 1963, 68, 69, 70), born in Richmond, Virginia

  • Jul 10 Denny Seiwell, American touring and session drummer (Paul McCartney & Wings, 1971-73), born in Lehighton, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 10 Jerry Miller, American songwriter and rock guitarist (Moby Grape), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Jul 11 Oscar D'León, Venezuelan musician
  • Jul 11 Richard Carleton, Australian television news journalist, born in Bowral, New South Wales, Australia (d. 2006)
  • Jul 11 Susan Seaforth Hayes, actress (Days of our Life, Young & Restless), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 12 Bruce Taylor, New Zealand cricket all-rounder (30 Tests, 111 wickets; 2 x 100s), born in Timaru, New Zealand (d. 2021)

Christine McVieChristine McVie (79 years old)

Jul 12 British rock keyboardist, vocalist, and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac, 1970-98, 2014-2022 - "Don't Stop"; "You Make Loving Fun"; solo - "Got A Hold On Me"), born in Bouth, Lancashire, England (d. 2022)

  • Jul 12 Ernie Anastos, American news anchor (WCBS, WABC), born in Nashua, New Hampshire
  • Jul 12 Paul Silas, American basketball player and coach (Boston Celtic, Seattle SuperSonic), born in Prescott, Arkansas
  • Jul 12 Walter Murch, American film editor and sound engineer (Apocalypse Now), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 13 Danny Lockin, American actor and dancer (Hello Dolly), born in Lanai, Hawaii (d. 1977)
  • Jul 14 Harold Wheeler, American pianist, music director, composer, and orchestrator, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 14 Lynn Loring, American actress (Patty-Fair Exchange, Barbara-FBI), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 15 Diligenti quintuplets, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Jocelyn Bell BurnellJocelyn Bell Burnell (79 years old)

Jul 15 Irish astrophysicist (discovered radio pulsars), born in Lurgan, Northern Ireland

Jimmy JohnsonJimmy Johnson (79 years old)

Jul 16 American NFL coach (National C'ship Uni of Miami 1987; Super Bowl 1992, 93 Dallas Cowboys; Miami Dolphins), born in Port Arthur, Texas

  • Jul 16 Reinaldo Arenas, Cuban poet and novelist (Pentagonia), born in Aguas Claras, Holguín Province, Cuba (d. 1990)
  • Jul 16 Stanley Gebler Davies, journalist/drinker
  • Jul 18 Calvin Peete, American golfer (12 PGA Tour titles), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Jul 18 Robin McDonald, Scottish rock guitarist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas), born in Nairn, Scotland (d. 2015)
  • Jul 19 Roy D. Bridges Jr, American pilot and astronaut (STS 51-F, 61-F), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jul 20 Chris Amon, New Zealand Formula 1 racer, born in Bulls, New Zealand (d. 2016)
  • Jul 20 Dennis Yost, American vocalist (The Classics IV), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2008)
  • Jul 20 Wendy Richard, English actress (EastEnders), born in Middlesborough, England (d. 2009)
  • Jul 21 David Downing, American actor (Backstairs at the White House), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 21 Edward Herrmann, actor (Day of the Dolphin, Reds), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 21 Henry McCullough, Irish guitarist (Wings), born in Portstewart, Northern Ireland (d. 2016)
  • Jul 21 Jerry McGee, American golfer (US Ryder Cup 1977, 4 PGA Tour titles), born in New Lexingon, Ohio (d. 2021)
  • Jul 22 Bobby Sherman, American actor (Here Comes the Brides), pop singer ("Little Woman"), and paramedic, born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jul 22 Kay Bailey Hutchison, American politician (U.S. Senator from Texas, 1993-2013; NATO Ambassador, 2017-2021), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Jul 22 Yoran Ben Ami, Israel, producer/president (Triumph Pictures)
  • Jul 23 Randall Forsberg, American nuclear freeze advocate, born in Huntsville, Alabama (d. 2007)
  • Jul 23 Tony Joe White, American blues and swamp rock singer ("Polk Salad Annie"), and songwriter ("Rainy Night In Georgia"), born in Oak Grove, Louisiana (d. 2018)
  • Jul 24 Henk Vos, chemical analyst/Dutch politician (PvdA) 2nd Chamber
  • Jul 24 Lyudmila Bragina, Russian athlete (Olympic gold USSR 1500m 1972 WR 4:01.38), born in Yekaterinburg, Russia
  • Jul 25 Janet Margolin, American actress (Take the Money & Run, David & Lisa), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • Jul 25 Jim McCarty, English rock drummer (Yardbirds - "For Your Love"; Renaissance, 1969-70), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jul 25 Roy Acuff Jr., American country musician ("Looks Like baby's Gone"), born in Nashville, Tennessee

Mick JaggerMick Jagger (79 years old)

Jul 26 English rock vocalist, songwriter (Rolling Stones - "Let's Spend the Night Together"; "Sympathy For The Devil"), actor (Performance), and knight, born in Dartford, Kent

  • Jul 26 Peter Hyams, American film director (2010, Capricorn 1, Relic, Timecop), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 26 Roger Smalley, British-Australian pianist, conductor, and composer (Gloria Tibi Trinitas), born in Swinton, Lancashire, England (d. 2015)
  • Jul 27 Allan Ramsey, American rock bassist (Gary Lewis & the Playboys - "This Diamond Ring") (d. 1985)
  • Jul 27 Stu Gilliam, American actor and comedian (Roll Out, Harris & Company), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)

Bill BradleyBill Bradley (79 years old)

Jul 28 American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (NBA C'ship 1970, 73; NBA All-Star 1973; NY Knicks), and politician (Democratic US Senator 1979-97), born in Crystal City, Missouri

  • Jul 28 Larry Elkins, football player (Houston Oilers)
  • Jul 28 Mike Bloomfield, American blues guitarist/singer (Analine), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1981)
  • Jul 28 Richard Wright, British progressive rock keyboardist, arranger, composer, and occasional vocalist (Pink Floyd - "Time"; "Echoes"; "The Art Of Conversation"), born in Hatch End, Middlesex (d. 2008)
  • Jul 29 Charles Hallahan, American actor (Hunter), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1997)
  • Jul 29 Ingrid Krämer, German diver (Olympic gold medalist), born in Dresden Germany
  • Jul 29 Roz Kelly, American actress (Owl & Pussycat, Happy Days), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • Jul 30 Henri-François Gautrin, Quebec politician, born in Béthune, France
  • Jul 31 Lobo [Roland Kent Lavoie], American pop singer-songwriter ("Me and You and a Dog Named Boo"; "A Big Red Kite"), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Jul 31 Sab Shimono, Japanese-American actor (Jackie Chan Adventures), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jul 31 Stephanie Forrester, fictional character (The Bold and the Beautiful)
  • Jul 31 Susan Flannery, American actress (Leslie Stewart-Dallas), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 31 William Bennett, US Secretary of Education (1985-88)/drug tsar
  • Aug 1 Denny Cordell, British rock music and record producer (The Moody Blues; Leon Russell), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1995)
  • Aug 1 Geoffrey Britton, British rock drummer (Paul McCartney & Wings), born in Lewisham, South East London, England
  • Aug 2 Jeltje van Nieuwenhoven, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in Noordwolde, Netherlands
  • Aug 2 Kathy Lennon, American pop singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Aug 2 Max Wright, American character actor (Buffalo Bill; Alf; Misfits of Science), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2019)
  • Aug 2 Rose Tremain, British novelist and playwright (Restoration), born in London, England
  • Aug 2 Tom Burgmeier, American baseball player, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Aug 3 Masato Sagawa, Japanese engineer (invented world's strongest magnet - Nd-Fe-B), born in Tokushima, Japan
  • Aug 4 Bjørn Wirkola, Norwegian ski jumper, born in Alta, Norway
  • Aug 4 David Carr, British rock keyboardist (The Fortunes), born in Leyton, London (d. 2011)
  • Aug 4 Michael J. McCulley, American naval officer, aviator and astronaut (STS-34), born in San Diego, California
  • Aug 4 Milan Máčala, Czech football coach, born in Biskupice, Czech Republic
  • Aug 4 Rodney Stuart Pattison, British yachtsman (Olympics)
  • Aug 4 Tina Cole, American singer (King Cousins) and actress (My Three Sons - "Katie"), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 5 Sammi Smith, American country music singer ("Help Me Make It Through The Night"), born in Orange County, California (d. 2005)
  • Aug 5 Sandy Pearlman, American lyricist; music producer, artist manager (Blue Öyster Cult), music journalist and record company executive, born in Rockaway, Queens, New York City (d. 2016)
  • Aug 6 Jon Postel, American computer scientist (d. 1998)
  • Aug 6 Michael Anderson Jr, actor (Clay-The Monroes), born in London, England
  • Aug 6 Ray Buktenica, Greenwich Village actor (Rhoda, House Calls), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 7 Alain Corneau, French director (Choice of Arms), born in Meung-sur-Loire, France (d. 2010)
  • Aug 7 Giorgio Alverà, Italian bobsledder (World C'ship gold Two-man 1975), born in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy (d. 2013)
  • Aug 7 Lana Cantrell, Australian singer (Those Were the Days), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Aug 8 Daniel Börtz, Swedish classical composer, born in Hässleholm, Sweden

Ken NortonKen Norton (1943-2013)

Aug 9 American heavyweight boxer who had 3 famous fights with Muhammad Ali, born in Jacksonville, Illinois

  • Aug 9 Lorenzo Sanz, Spanish businessman and football executive (president Real Madrid 1995-2000; owner Málaga CF), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2020)
  • Aug 9 Wanda Young, American pop singer (The Marvelettes - "Please Mr. Postman"; “Don’t Mess With Bill"), born in Eloise, Michigan (d. 2021)
  • Aug 10 Jimmy Griffin, American pop singer, guitarist and songwriter, (Bread), and Academy Award winner ("For All We Know"), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2005)
  • Aug 10 Michael Mantler, American trumpeter and composer
  • Aug 10 Ronnie Spector [Veronica Bennett], American pop singer (The Ronettes -"Be My Baby"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2022) [1]
  • Aug 10 Shafqat Rana, Pakistan cricket batsman (5 Tests, top score 95), born in Simla, British Punjab
  • Aug 11 Abigail Folger, American heiress and Manson murder victim (d. 1969)
  • Aug 11 Denis Payton, British rock saxophonist (Dave Clark Five - "Glad All Over"), born in London (d. 2006)
  • Aug 11 James Kale, rocker (Guess Who)
  • Aug 11 Kenny Gamble, American songwriter, and "Philadelphia Soul" producer, with Leon Huff (Billy Paul - "Me & Mrs Jones"; The O'Jays; Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 11 Krzysztof Meyer, Polish pianist, composer, and music scholar, born in Kraków, Poland

Pervez MusharrafPervez Musharraf (79 years old)

Aug 11 Pakistani general and politician, 10th President of Pakistan (2001-2008), born in Delhi, British India

  • Aug 12 Lesley Duncan (Cox), British session singer (Pink Floyd; Jesus Christ Superstar), and singer-songwriter ("Love Song"; "Sing Children Sing"), born in Stockton-On-Tees, England (d. 2010)
  • Aug 12 William Mac Lance "Tiny" McCloud, musician/songwriter
  • Aug 13 Gary Ilman, American 100m freestyle (Olympic-4th-1964), born in Glendale, California
  • Aug 13 Susan Jameson, English actress (Secret World of Polly Flint), born in Barnt Green, Worcestershire, England
  • Aug 13 Walter Villa, Italian motorcycle road racer (250cc world champion 1974, 75, 76; 350cc 1976; Harley-Davidson), born in Castelnuovo Rangone (d. 2002)
  • Aug 13 Yuri Fedorovich Isaulov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Omsk, Russia
  • Aug 14 Barrie Leadbeater, English cricketer and umpire, born in Harehills, Leeds
  • Aug 14 Herman Van Springel, Belgian road cyclist (Tour de France, 5 career stage wins; Tour de France 1968 & Giro d'Italia 1971 runner-up; Vuelta a España 1970 3rd), born in Grobbendonk, Belgium (d. 2022)
  • Aug 14 Jon Andrew McBride, Capt USN/astronaut (STS 41G), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • Aug 14 Keith Hampson, British politician (C), arrested, not charged for sexual assault
  • Aug 14 Terry Ellis, British record producer, artist manager (Jethro Tull; Paula Cole: Baby Animals), and label executive (co-founder of Chrysalis Records) ,born in, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England
  • Aug 15 Barbara Bouchet, German-American actress (Casino Royale), born in Liberec, Czech Republic
  • Aug 15 Eni Faleomavaega, American-Samoan politician (3rd Lieutenant Governor of American Samoa), born in Vailoatai, American Samoa (d. 2017)
  • Aug 15 Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (1971-79) and Ruler of Dubai (1990-2006), born in Dubai, Trucial States (d. 2006)
  • Aug 15 María Rojo, Mexican actress and politician, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Aug 17 Dave "Snaker" Ray, American blues singer, and guitarist, born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2002)