Famous People Born in March 1944

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 1 John B Breaux, (Rep-D-LA, 1972-88)
  • Mar 1 John Napier, set designer (Royal Shakesphere Company), born in London, England
  • Mar 1 Mike D'Abo, rock vocalist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)
  • Mar 1 Roger Daltrey, English rocker/actor/producer (The Who-Tommy)
  • Mar 2 Katherine Crawford, actress (Captains & Kings, Gemini Man)
  • Mar 2 Leif Segerstam, composer
  • Mar 2 Uschi Glas, German actress
  • Mar 3 Janice Garfat, rocker (Dr Hook)
  • Mar 4 Bobby Womack, American R&B singer/guitarist (Woman's Got to Have It), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2014)
  • Mar 5 Paul Sands, comedian and actor (SCTV, Story Theater, St Elsewhere), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 5 Roy Gutman, American journalist, Pulitzer Prize winner
  • Mar 6 Kiri Te Kanawa, New Zealand operatic soprano (Don Giovanni), born in Gisborne, New Zealand
  • Mar 6 Mary Wilson, vocalist (Supremes-Where Did Our Love Go), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 7 Elton Gallegly, (Rep-R-California)
  • Mar 7 Jorgen Theobaldy, writer
  • Mar 7 Townes Van Zandt, Texas, singer/songwriter (Kathleen, Loretta), (d. 1997)

  • Mar 7 Stanley Schmidt, American editor
  • Mar 7 Michael Rosbash, American geneticist (Nobel Prize 2017, Drosophila period gene), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Mar 8 Buzz Hargrove, Canadian labour leader
  • Mar 8 Sergey Nikitin, Russian composer
  • Mar 8 Palito Ortega, Argentine singer and actor
  • Mar 9 Geoff Arnold, English cricketer (England medium-pacer in 34 Tests 1967-75), born in Earlsfield, Surrey, England
  • Mar 9 Lee Irvine, South African cricketer (batsman, only Tests in 1970), born in Durban, Natal
  • Mar 9 Trevor Burton, English guitarist and rocker (The Move), born in Aston, Birmingham
  • Mar 11 Ric Rothwell, drummer (Mindbenders-Games of Love)
  • Mar 14 Clyde Lee, American NBA player, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Mar 14 Peter Paul Zahl, writer
  • Mar 15 Gordon "Jazz" Summers, British music manager (Wham, Snow Patrol), born in Winchester, Hampshire (d. 2015)
  • Mar 15 Chi Cheng, Taiwan, sprinter/80m hurdler (Olympic bronze 1968)
  • Mar 15 David Costell, Pitts, rocker (Gary Lewis & the Playboys-Diamond Ring)
  • Mar 15 Jacques Doillon director/writer (La Fille de Quinze Ans)
  • Mar 15 Ralph MacDonald, rock percussionist (Graceland)
  • Mar 17 Cito Gaston, MLB manager (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Mar 17 John Sebastian, American singer (Loving Spoonful, Welcome Back Kotter), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 17 Pat McCauley, N Ireland, rock drummer (Them)
  • Mar 17 Pattie Boyd, English photographer and author (Mrs George Harrison/Mrs Eric Clapton)
  • Mar 18 Dick Smith, Australian Adventurer and Businessman
  • Mar 18 Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, Israeli military leader and politician, (d. 2012)
  • Mar 19 Joseph Celli, composer
  • Mar 19 Lynda Bird Johnson Robb, LBJ's daughter
  • Mar 19 Myung-Wha Chung, Seoul Korea, cellist (Chung Trio)

  • Mar 19 Said Musa, Prime Minister of Belize
  • Mar 19 Sirhan Sirhan, Palestinian-born assassin
  • Mar 21 Charles Edward Greene, Pine Bluff Ark, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Mar 21 Henrik Colding-Jorgensen, composer
  • Mar 21 Jamary Oliveira, composer
  • Mar 21 Marie-Christine Barrault, actress (Stardust Memories), born in Paris, France
  • Mar 21 David Lindley, American musician (The Kaleidoscope), born in San Marino, California
  • Mar 22 R P Mardling, headmaster (Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield)
  • Mar 22 T S "Tony" McPhee, rocker (Sad Go Round)
  • Mar 22 Chris Stainton, English session musician (Joe Cocker, The Who), born in Woodseats, England
  • Mar 23 Michael Nyman, composer (Mesmer, Carrington)
  • Mar 23 Salim Altaf, cricketer (Pakistan medium-pacer in 21 Tests 1967-78)
  • Mar 23 George Scott, Greenville, MS, MLB player (Boston Red Sox), (d. 2013)
  • Mar 24 Denny McLain, American MLB pitcher (AL Cy Young Award 1968-69), born in Markham, Illinois
  • Mar 24 R. Lee Ermey, American actor (Full Metal Jacket- Gunnery Sergeant Hartman), born in Emporia, Kansas (d. 2018)
  • Mar 24 Vojislav KoŇ°tunica, Serbian Prime Minister
  • Mar 25 Ross Duncan, cricketer (one Test Australia v England 1971, 0-30)
  • Mar 25 Terry L Bruce, (Rep-D-IL, 1985- )
  • Mar 26 Diana Ross, [Earle], (Supremes, Lady Sings Blues, Mahogany), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 27 Khosrow Shakibai, Iranian actor (Hamoun), born in Tehran, Iran (d. 2008)
  • Mar 28 Ken Howard, American actor (Ken - The White Shadow), born in El Centro California (d. 2016)

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Mar 28 Rick Barry, Basketball forward (NY Nets, Golden State Warriors), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey

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  • Mar 29 James Diggle, British classicist, born in Rochadale
  • Mar 29 John Suchet, British TV journalist (Independent TV News), born in London
  • Mar 29 Nana Akufo-Addo [William Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo], Ghanaian politician, President of Ghana (2017-), born in Accra, Gold Coast
  • Mar 29 Terrence "Terry" Jacks, Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer and environmentalist (Seasons in the Sun), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Mar 30 Gerrit Komrij, Dutch poet/essayist (Happy Schizo)
  • Mar 31 Rod Allen, [B Rodney Bainbridge] rock bassist/vocalist (Fortunes)
  • Mar 31 Mick Ralphs, English guitarist (Mott the Hoople, Bad Company)
  • Mar 31 Tomohiro Nishikado, Japanese video gamer developer (Space Invaders), born in Osaka, Japan

About March 1944

How Old? 75 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces