Famous People Born in 1943 (Part 5)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 867 of 867

  • Dec 8 Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester)

Person of interestJim Morrison

Dec 8 Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison
Poet and Rocker
Jim Morrison
  • Dec 9 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 10 Jessica Cleaves, American singer and songwriter (The Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014)
  • Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestJohn Kerry

Dec 11 John Kerry, US Secretary of State (2013-17) and 2004 presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, born in Aurora, Colorado

US Secretary of State John Kerry
US Secretary of State
John Kerry
  • Dec 12 Dave Munden, rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes)
  • Dec 12 Dickey Betts, guitarist (Allman Bros-Ramblin' Man), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Dec 12 Grover Washington Jr., US jazz saxophonist (Mr Magic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1999)
  • Dec 12 Mike Smith, rock musician
  • Dec 13 Arturo Ripstein, director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot)
  • Dec 13 Ferguson Jenkins, baseball pitcher (Red Sox)
  • Dec 13 Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor (d. 2002)
  • Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London
  • Dec 14 Frank Allen, rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins)
  • Dec 15 Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968)

  • Dec 15 Kathleen Blanco, American politician
  • Dec 15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist
  • Dec 16 Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies)
  • Dec 16 Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), born in NYC< New York (d. 2018)
  • Dec 17 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009)
  • Dec 17 William Brooks, composer
  • Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and composer
  • Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven)
  • Dec 18 Bobby Keys, American saxophonist, born in Slaton, Texas (d. 2014)

Person of interestKeith Richards

Dec 18 Keith Richards, English guitarist and songwriter (The Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
Guitarist and Songwriter
Keith Richards
  • Dec 19 William DeVries, American cardiothoracic surgeon (artificial heart), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 19 Ross M. Lence, American political scientist (d. 2006)
  • Dec 19 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)
  • Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, Albany California, actress (Gloria-Search) [or 12/29/49]
  • Dec 21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire
  • Dec 21 Jack Nance, actor (Rubbed Out)
  • Dec 21 Walter Spanghero, French rugby player
  • Dec 21 André Arthur. Quebec radio host
  • Dec 22 Paul Wolfowitz, American politician
  • Dec 23 Derek Small, rocker (Spinal Tap)
  • Dec 23 Harry Shearer, American actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva)
  • Dec 23 Ross Edwards, composer
  • Dec 23 Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- )

  • Dec 23 Stephen Wallace, director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride)
  • Dec 23 Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician
  • Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress (d. 1987)
  • Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, Heidelberg Germany, actress (Ship of Fools)
  • Dec 24 Tatton Sykes, English baron/large landowner
  • Dec 24 Tarja Halonen, President of Finland
  • Dec 24 Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield
  • Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death)
  • Dec 25 Hedley Howarth, cricketer (brother of Geoff, NZ lefty spinner 1969-77)
  • Dec 25 Ravish Malhotra, India cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup)
  • Dec 25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention)
  • Dec 25 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Brazilian racing driver
  • Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV)
  • Dec 27 Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician
  • Dec 28 Charles "Chas" Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London, England
  • Dec 28 Bobby Comstock, rocker
  • Dec 28 David Peterson, premier of Ontario Canada (L) (1982- ), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Dec 28 Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90)
  • Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005)
  • Dec 29 Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band - Stagefright), born in Blayney, Ontario (d. 1999)
  • Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch traffic minister (19..-94)
  • Dec 30 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer
  • Dec 31 Peter Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, Devon (d. 2010)

Person of interestBen Kingsley

Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England

Person of interestJohn Denver

Dec 31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

Country Singer John Denver
Country Singer
John Denver
  • Dec 31 Pete Qualfe, English rocker (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, Devon (d. 2010)