Famous People Born in 1944 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 849

  • Jun 4 Michelle Phillips, singer/actress (Mamas & Papas), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 4 Roger Ball, Scotland, saxophonist (Average White Band)
  • Jun 5 Chris Finnegan, UK, middleweight boxing champ (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Jun 5 Tommie Smith, US sprinter (Olympic gold 1968) [or Jan 5]
  • Jun 5 Colm Wilkinson, Irish singer
  • Jun 6 Edgar Froese, German musician (Tangerine Dream), born in Tilsit, East Prussia (d. 2015)
  • Jun 6 Peter Albin, American rocker (Big Brother & Holding Co), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 6 David Penhaligon, British politician (President of the Liberal Party) (d. 1986)
  • Jun 6 Phillip Allen Sharp, American geneticist and molecular biologist (Nobel 1993), born in Falmouth, Kentucky
  • Jun 7 Clarence White, American guitarist (Byrds-Turn! Turn! Turn!), born in Lewiston, Maine (d. 1973)
  • Jun 8 Boz Scaggs [William Royce], American rocker (Steve Miller Band), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jun 8 Don Grady [Agrati], American actor (Robbie Douglas-My Three Sons), born in San Diego, California (d. 2012)
  • Jun 8 Mark Belanger, American baseball player, born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts (d. 1998)
  • Jun 8 Marc Ouellet, Canadian Cardinal prelate of the Catholic Church, Archbishop of Quebec City, born in La Motte, Quebec, Canada
  • Jun 9 23 puppies (record litter), born to Lena, a foxhound, Ambler Penn
  • Jun 9 Brigid Bazlen, Wisc, actress (Pam-Too Young to go Steady)
  • Jun 10 Rick Price, rocker (Move)
  • Jun 11 Alan Horworth, British politician (L), first Conservative to change to Labour party, born in London
  • Jun 11 Barrie Stevens, English-Dutch choreographer (Personals, Young Again), born in London
  • Jun 11 James "Ox" D A van Hoften, astronaut (STS 11, STS 20), born in Fresno, California
  • Jun 12 Linda Foster, American actress (Doris-Hank), born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 12 Maurice Jackson, American singer (The Independents - "Leaving Me"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 13 Joe Amato, NHRA top fuel drag racing champion (1991)

Person of interestBan Ki-moon

Jun 13 Ban Ki-moon, South Korean politician and 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations (2007-16), born in Injō, Japanese Korea

8th Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon
8th Secretary-General of the United Nations
Ban Ki-moon
  • Jun 14 Laurie Colwin, American author (d. 1992)
  • Jun 14 Joe Grifasi, American actor
  • Jun 15 Inna Ryskai, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-2 gold/2 silver-1964-76)
  • Jun 15 Robert Keppel, American criminologist
  • Jun 16 Joan Barbara Grigor, artist
  • Jun 16 Takamiyama, [Jesse Kuhaulua], Hawaii, 1st non-Japanese sumo champion
  • Jun 17 Bill Rafferty, American comedian (Laugh-In, Real People), born in Queens, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jun 17 Chris Spedding, rocker
  • Jun 17 Chucho Castillo, Mexican bantamweight boxer (WBA, WBC, 1970), born in Nuevo Valle de Moreno, Mexico (d. 2013)
  • Jun 18 Paul Lansky, American electronic composer, born in New York City
  • Jun 18 Sandy Posey, American singer
  • Jun 18 Rick Griffin, American artist and a leading designer of psychedelic posters in the 1960s (Grateful Dead), born in Palos Verdes, California (d. 1991)
  • Jun 19 Chico Buarque, Brazilian musician
  • Jun 20 Dave Nelson, baseball player
  • Jun 20 Terry Funk, pro wrestler (WWF/NWA)/actor (Paradise Alley), born in Hammond, Indiana
  • Jun 20 David Roper, English actor
  • Jun 21 Corinna Tsopel, Greek actress (Man Called Horse) and Miss Universe 1964, born in Athens, Greece
  • Jun 21 Frans Luitjes, Dutch athlete
  • Jun 21 Jon Hiseman, English drummer (Colosseum), born in London, United Kingdom (d. 2018)
  • Jun 21 Miguel Danus, Vicens rocker
  • Jun 21 Ray Davies, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Kinks), born in London
  • Jun 21 Tony Scott, English film director and producer (Top Gun, Revenge, Days of Thunder), born in Northumberland, England (d. 2012)
  • Jun 22 Klaus Maria Brandauer, Austrian actor (Mephisto, Out of Africa)
  • Jun 22 Michael Obst, German FR, coxsman (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Jun 22 Peter Asher, singer (Peter & Gordon-World Without Love), born in London, England
  • Jun 22 Steve Weber, guitarist, (Rounders-Holy "Boobs" Modal)
  • Jun 23 Rosetta Hightower, American singer (Don't Hang Up), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (d. 2014)

  • Jun 24 Chris Wood, rocker (Traffic)
  • Jun 24 Jeff Beck, Surrey England, singer/guitarist (Jeff Beck Group)
  • Jun 25 Robert Charlebois, Canadian singer and composer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jun 26 Ruth Kempson, British linguist (SOAS)
  • Jun 27 Kees [Cornelis Johannes] Ouwens, Dutch writer and poet (Intimate Acts), born in Zeist, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • Jun 27 Patrick Sercu, Belgian cyclist, 1K time trial (Olympic gold 1964), born in Roeselare, West Flanders, Belgium
  • Jun 29 Collin Peterson, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota), born in Fargo, North Dakota
  • Jun 29 Gary Busey, American actor (Buddy Holly Story, Star in Born), born in Goose Creek, Texas
  • Jun 29 Seán Patrick O'Malley, American Roman Catholic bishop, born in Lakewood, Ohio
  • Jun 30 Glenn Shorrock, Australian rock vocalist (Little River Band), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jun 30 Ron Swoboda, baseball outfielder/sportscaster (NY Yankees, NY Mets)
  • Jun 30 Raymond Moody, American parapsychologist
  • Jul 1 Diron Talbot, American NFL defensive tackle (Pro Bowl 1974, Washington Redskins), born in Pascagoula, Mississippi
  • Jul 3 Paul Young, actor (Another Time Another Place)
  • Jul 4 Ray Meagher, Australian actor (Home and Away), born in Roma, Queensland, Australia
  • Jul 4 Harvey Brooks [Goldstein], American bassist, born in Manhattan, New York
  • Jul 6 Byron Berline, American world premier fiddle player, born in Caldwell, Kansas
  • Jul 6 Gunhild Hoffmeister, German FR, 800m/1500m runner (Olympic silver 1972)
  • Jul 6 Donald Ritchie, Scottish ultrarunner who set a world record, running 100 miles in 11:51:11 in 1979, born in Lossiemouth, Moray (d. 2018)
  • Jul 7 Tony Jacklin, Scunthorpe England, PGA golfer (1970 US Open)
  • Jul 7 Warren Entner, rock vocalist/guitarist (Grass Roots), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jul 8 Jaimoe "Johnny" Johanson, US rock drummer (Allman Brothers)
  • Jul 8 Jeffrey Tambor, actor (Jeffrey-Ropers, Larry Sanders), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 9 Glen Cook, American sci-fi author (Shadowline, Star's End), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 10 Beaky, rocker (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich)
  • Jul 11 Bill Boggs, TV host/producer (Midday, Morton Downey Jr Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 11 Peter de Savary, English financier/multi-millionaire
  • Jul 11 Myra Gale Brown, former wife of Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Jul 12 Bill McCollum Jr., American lawyer and politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Florida), born in Brooksville, Florida
  • Jul 12 Denise Nicholas, American actress (Room 222, Baby I'm Back), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 13 Eric Freeman, Australian cricket pace bowler (late 60's)

Person of interestErnő Rubik

Jul 13 Ernő Rubik, Hungarian inventor (Rubik's cube), born in Budapest, Hungary

Inventor Ernő Rubik
Inventor
Ernő Rubik
  • Jul 14 Billy McCool, American baseball player
  • Jul 15 Jan-Michael Vincent, actor (Hooper, Tribes, Buster & Billie), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jul 15 Millie Jackson, Thompson Ga, model/singer (Get it out 'cha system)
  • Jul 16 Thomas Boggs, American rock drummer (Box Tops), born in Wynne, Arkansas (d. 2008)
  • Jul 17 Mark Burgess, cricketer (NZ batsman of the 70's)
  • Jul 17 Carlos Alberto Torres, Brazilian footballer, Captain of winning World Cup team (1970), born in Rio de Janeiro (d. 2016)
  • Jul 18 David Hemery, English 400m-hurdler (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Jul 18 Jonelle Allen, American actress (Bessie-Palmerstown USA, Berringers), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 19 Commander Cody [George Frayne], American singer and pianist (Commander Cody & Lost Planet Airmen), born in Boise, Idaho
  • Jul 20 Wim Van Drimmelen, Dutch sect Science Council of Government policy
  • Jul 20 Mel Daniels, professional basketball player (Hall of Fame 2012), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Jul 21 Buchi Emecheta, Nigerian English writer (Price of Bride), born in Lagos (d. 2017)
  • Jul 21 Paul Wellstone, (Sen-D-Minnesota)
  • Jul 21 John Atta Mills, Tarkwa, Gold Coast (Ghana), President of Ghana (2009-2012), (d. 2012)
  • Jul 22 Estelle Bennett, vocalist (Ronettes - Be My Baby), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • Jul 22 Guich Koock, actor (Harley Puckett-Carter Country), born in Austin, Texas
  • Jul 22 Rick Davies, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp), born in London, England
  • Jul 22 Sparky Lyle, relief pitcher (NY Yankees, Cy Young)
  • Jul 22 Dennis Firestone, Australian racing driver
  • Jul 23 Dino Danelli, American rock drummer (Fotomaker, Young Rascals), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Jul 23 Judith Bosch, Dutch radio and TV-hostess (Tweekamp, Zeskamp), born in Leiden, Netherlands
  • Jul 24 Barbara Thompson, jazz musician/composer/bandleader
  • Jul 24 Jim Armstrong, rock guitarist (Them)
  • Jul 25 Mijanou van Baarzel, Dutch actress (Klaverweide-Alicia)
  • Jul 25 Molly Bennett Aiken, founder (riding for the handicapped)
  • Jul 26 Kiel Martin, American actor (Det LaRue-Hill Street Blues), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1990)
  • Jul 26 Micki J King, American springboard diver (Olympic gold 1972), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • Jul 26 Rimantas Stankevičius, Lithuanian cosmonaut, born in Marijampolė, Lithuania (d. 1990)
  • Jul 27 Bobbie Gentry, American singer and songwriter (Ode to Billy Joe), born in Chickasaw County, Mississippi
  • Jul 27 Jean-Marie Leblanc, French cyclist, born in Nueil-les-Aubiers, Deux-Sèvres, France
  • Jul 28 Daniel Morelon, French 1K speed skater (Olympic gold 1968, 72)
  • Jul 29 Terry Jarvis, NZ cricket opener (387 partnership w/Turner v WI 1972)
  • Jul 30 Frances de la Tour, English actress (Bejeweled, Wombling Free), born in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire, England
  • Jul 30 Teresa Cahill, opera singer, born in Maidenhead, Berkshire

Person of interestCharlie Chaplin

Jul 31 Geraldine Chaplin, American-born actress (Doctor Zhivago, 3 Musketeers) daughter of Charlie Chaplin, born in Santa Monica, California

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin
  • Jul 31 Sherry Lansing, actress (China Syndrome, Black Rain), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 31 Robert C. Merton, American economist and Nobel laureate in Economics, born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 1 Elske ter Veld, Dutch politician (State Secretary for Social Affairs and Employment), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 2017)
  • Aug 1 Yury Romanenko, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 26, 38, TM-2), born in Koltubanka, Russia
  • Aug 2 Jim Capaldi, English singer and songwriter (Traffic-Something So Strong), born in Evesham, Worcestershire, England (d. 2005)
  • Aug 4 Richard Belzer, KOed by Hulk Hogan/comedian (How to be a Stand Up)
  • Aug 7 David Rasche, actor (Sledge Hammer), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Aug 7 John Glover, actor (52 Pick-Up, Something Special), born in Kingston, New York
  • Aug 7 Robert Mueller, American lawyer, FBI Director (2001-13) Special Counsel Russian Investigation (2017-), born in New York City
  • Aug 8 Hans van Eijk, Dutch rock guitarist (Jumping Jewels)
  • Aug 8 Michael Johnson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, born in Alamosa, Colorado
  • Aug 8 Brooke Bundy, American actress
  • Aug 8 John Renbourn, English folk musician (Pentangle), born in London
  • Aug 9 Smokey the Bear, named after NYC fireman Smokey Joe Martin
  • Aug 9 Gerrit Jan Wolffensperger, Dutch politician (D66)
  • Aug 9 Sam Elliott, actor (Big Chill, Fatal Beauty), born in Sacramento, California
  • Aug 9 Terry Jenner, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1971-75)
  • Aug 9 Viv Prince, rocker (Pretty Things)
  • Aug 11 David Pearl, British judge
  • Aug 11 Ian McDiarmid, Scottish actor
  • Aug 12 Donna Michele, playmate (Dec, 1963)/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo)
  • Aug 12 Peter Hofmann, German tenor
  • Aug 13 David Mahler, American pianist and composer, born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • Aug 13 Kevin Tighe, actor (Newsie, Another 48 Hours, K-9), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 13 Divina Galica, British athlete and racing driver
  • Aug 14 Robyn Smith Astaire [Melody Dawn Miller], American jockey, wife of Fred Astaire, born in San Francisco, California
  • Aug 14 Tim Bogert, Richfiled NJ, rock bassist (Vanilla Fudge) [or 8/27]
  • Aug 15 Frederick Knight, American singer and songwriter (I've been lonely so long), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Aug 15 Linda Ellerbee, American journalist (Weekend, NBC Overnight), born in Bryan, Texas
  • Aug 15 Tom Murphy, American politician
  • Aug 15 Sylvie Vartan, French pop singer (Twiste et Chante), born in Iskretz, Bulgaria
  • Aug 15 Pamela Polland, American singer-songwriter (Hawaiianized Pop Classics), born in California
  • Aug 16 Russ Titelman, American record producer and songwriter, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 16 Dick Zimmer, (Rep-R-New Jersey)
  • Aug 16 Mufasir-ul-Haq, cricketer (Pakistan left-arm quick, 1 Test)

Person of interestLarry Ellison

Aug 17 Larry Ellison, American businessman (billionaire founder of Oracle Corporation), born in Manhattan, New York

Entrepreneur and Founder of Oracle Larry Ellison
Entrepreneur and Founder of Oracle
Larry Ellison
  • Aug 18 Carl Wayne, English singer and actor (The Move), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2004)
  • Aug 19 Eddy Raven, Lafayette La, country singer (Right Hand Man)
  • Aug 19 Samuel J de Beer, South Africa vicar/underminister of Education
  • Aug 19 Buzz Kilman, Chicago radio personality
  • Aug 19 Bodil Malmsten, Swedish writer
  • Aug 19 Charles Wang, Chinese-born philanthropist
  • Aug 20 Graig Nettles, 3rd baseman (NY Yankees, SD Padres, Cleveland Indians)
  • Aug 20 John Povey, English musician, born in London
  • Aug 20 Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minister of India (1984-89), born in Bombay, India (d.1991)
  • Aug 21 Jackie DeShannon, American singer (What the World Needs Now), born in Hazel, Kentucky
  • Aug 21 Peter Weir, Australian director/writer (Witness, Dead Poets Society), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Aug 21 Doug Young, American national and world powerlifting champion, born in Abilene, Texas (d. 2005)
  • Aug 21 Perry Christie, former prime minister of the Bahamas, born in Nassau, Bahamas
  • Aug 22 Henk Veldhoen, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in Heinenoord, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • Aug 23 Antonia Novello, 14th US Surgeon General (1990-92) 1dt woman and Hispanic holder, born in Farjardo, Puerto Rico
  • Aug 23 Lena Tabori, Swedish actress model and daughter of Viveca Lindfors, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Aug 24 Gregory Bruce Jarvis, astronaut (STS 25), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Aug 24 Bill Goldsworthy, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1996)
  • Aug 24 Rocky Johnson, Canadian professional wrestler
  • Aug 24 Peter Hutton, American filmmaker, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2016)
  • Aug 25 Anthony Heald, actor (Orphans, Silence of Lambs), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Aug 25 Sherley Anne Williams, American poet and novelist (Dessa Rose), born in Bakersfield, California
  • Aug 25 Conrad Black, Canadian-born British newspaper magnate, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 25 Pat Martino, American jazz guitarist (2004 Guitar Player of the Year, Down Beat), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 26 Cornelia J "Corry" Arends, Dutch actress (Fool's Hat)
  • Aug 26 Richard A W G, English prince/duke of Gloucester
  • Aug 26 Stephen Greif, English actor
  • Aug 27 Barry Conyngham, composer
  • Aug 27 Tim Bogert, American rocker (Vanilla Fudge), born in New York City
  • Aug 27 Wim Jurg, corrector/chairman (Werelddambond FMJD)
  • Aug 27 G W Bailey, Port Arthur, Texas, American actor (Police Academy, The Closer)
  • Aug 28 Marianne Heemskerk, Dutch swimmer
  • Aug 28 Melvin Dummar, American claimant to the Howard Hughes estate
  • Aug 30 Charles Colbert, rocker (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 30 Freek de Jonge, Dutch comedian (Neerlands Hoop)
  • Aug 30 John Surman, jazz musician
  • Aug 30 Molly Ivins, American political humorist (d. 2007)
  • Aug 30 Tug McGraw, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • Aug 31 Clive Hubert Lloyd, cricketer ("Supercat", 110 Tests 1966-85)
  • Aug 31 Jos LeDuc, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • Sep 1 Archie Bell, US singer (& the Drells-Tighten up)
  • Sep 1 Leonard Slatkin, American conductor (Detroit Symphony), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 2 Claude Nicollier, Swiss astronaut (STS 61-K, 46, 61, 75), born in Vevey, Switzerland
  • Sep 3 Gary Leeds, rocker (Walker Brothers), born in Glendale, California
  • Sep 3 Sherwood C "Woody" Spring, Col USA/astronaut (STS 61B), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Sep 4 Gene Parsons, rock drummer (Byrds, Gene Clark Group)