Famous People Born in 1945

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 901

  • Jan 1 Gail Zappa (née Sloatman), American business secretary and wife of musician and composer Frank Zappa, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2015)
  • Jan 1 Glen Loates, Canadian artist and painter of wildlife and landscapes, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jan 1 Jacky Ickx, Belgian auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans 1969, 75-77, 81-82; 8 x F1 wins; Dakar Rally 1983; Bathurst 1000 1977), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Jan 1 Peter Duncan, Australian politician (Member of Parliament, 1984-96; Minister for Employment and Education, 1988-90), born in Melbourne, Australia)
  • Jan 2 Slobodan Praljak, Bosnian Croat general & war criminal, born in Čapljina, Independent State of Croatia (d. 2017)
  • Jan 3 Stephen Stills, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Buffalo Springfield - "For What It's Worth"; Crosby, Stills & Nash - "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes"), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jan 4 JayDee Maness, American pedal steel guitar player (Desert Rose Band - "Love Reunited"), born in Loma Linda, California
  • Jan 4 Richard R. Schrock, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Jan 4 Vesa-Matti Loiri, Finnish entertainer
  • Jan 5 Roger Spottiswoode, Canadian-British film director, born in Ottawa, Canada
  • Jan 5 Sam Wyche, American NFL coach (Cincinnati Bengals 1984-91; Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1992-95; introduced no-huddle offence), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2020)
  • Jan 6 Allen Appel, American novelist, born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 6 Barry John, Welsh rugby player, born in Cefneithin, United Kingdom
  • Jan 6 Barry Lopez, American author (Of Wolves & Men), born in Port Chester, New York
  • Jan 6 Pepé Le Pew, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Chuck Jones and Michael Maltese (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Odor-able Kitty"
  • Jan 7 Dave Cousins [Hindson], English rock singer-songwriter (Strawbs - "Part of the Union"), born in Hounslow, England
  • Jan 7 Dick Marty, Swiss politician & prosecutor, born in Sorengo, Switzerland
  • Jan 7 Raila Odinga, Kenyan politician, Prime Minister of Kenya (2008-2013), born in Maseno, Kenya
  • Jan 7 Tom Reed, American college football coach (Miami University, North Carolina State University), born in Zebulon, North Carolina (d. 2022)
  • Jan 7 Tony Conigliaro, American baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Revere, Massachusetts (d. 1990)
  • Jan 9 Frank Biondi, American businessman (HBO), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 9 John Doman, American actor, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 10 Colonel DeBeers [Edward Wiskoski], American professional wrestler, born in Saint Joseph, Missouri
  • Jan 10 Gunther von Hagens [Gunther Gerhard Liebchen], German anatomist who invented the plastination technique for preserving tissue specimens, born in Alt-Skalden, Nazi Germany

Rod StewartRod Stewart (77 years old)

Jan 10 British singer ("Maggie Maey"; "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy"; "Downtown Train"), and model railroad designer, born in London, England

  • Jan 10 Spider Sabich, American alpine skier (Olympics 1968; shot by actress Claudine Longet), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1976)
  • Jan 11 Christine Kaufmann, Austrian-born actress (Town Without Pity, Red Lips), born in Lendolf (d. 2017)
  • Jan 11 Samdech Preah Sanghareach Bour Kry, Supreme Patriarch of the Cambodian Dhammayutt Order
  • Jan 12 Maggie Bell, Scottish rock vocalist, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Jan 13 [Eileen] Joy[ce] Chant [Rutter], UK, sci-fi author (High Kings)
  • Jan 14 Einar Hakonarson, Icelandic painter, born in Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Jan 14 Maina Gielgud, British ballet dancer and administrator, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 14 Vonetta McGee, American actress, born in San Francisco, California, (d. 2010)
  • Jan 15 Princess Michael of Kent, British royal, born in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
  • Jan 15 Vince Foster, American lawyer, born in Hope, Arkansas (d. 1993)
  • Jan 15 William R. Higgins, USMC colonel, born in Danville, Kentucky (d. 1990)
  • Jan 16 Kabir Bedi, Pakistani actor (Thief of Baghdad, Terminal Entry), born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • Jan 16 Wim Suurbier, Dutch soccer right back (60 caps; Ajax 392 games) and manager (LA Heat, TB Rowdies), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands (d. 2020)
  • Jan 17 Ivan Karabits, Ukrainian composer, conductor, and educator, born in Yalta, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine (d. 2002)
  • Jan 17 Javed Akhtar, Indian lyricist, poet and scriptwriter, born in Gwalior, India
  • Jan 17 William Hart, American soul singer and songwriter (4 Gents; Delfonics - "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)"; "La-La Means I Love You"), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2022)
  • Jan 19 Charles Amirkhanian, American composer, born in Fresno, California
  • Jan 19 Vadim Abdrashitov, director (Fox Hunt, Parade of Planets)
  • Jan 20 Christopher Martin-Jenkins, British cricket journalist and broadcaster (President MCC; BBC Radio), born in Peterborough, England (d. 2013)
  • Jan 20 Eric Stewart, English rock singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer (10cc - "I'm Not in Love"), born in Droylsden, United Kingdom
  • Jan 21 Andrew Stein, President of NYC council (D)
  • Jan 21 Chris Britton, British rock guitarist (Troggs - "Wild Thing"; "Love Is All Around"), born in Watford, England
  • Jan 21 Martin Shaw, British actor (The Chief, Inspector George Gently), born in Birmingham, England
  • Jan 22 Michael Cristofer, actor/writer (Little Drummer Girl)
  • Jan 23 Mike Harris, Canadian politician
  • Jan 24 D. Todd Christofferson, American LDS apostle, born in American Fork, Utah
  • Jan 24 John Garamendi, American politician, born in Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Florida
  • Jan 25 Leigh Taylor-Young, American actress (Peyton Place, Alice B Toklas), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 25 Walt Wesley, American NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, LA Lakers), born in Fort Myers, Florida
  • Jan 26 (Jacqueline) "Jacki" Ray, American model and actress (In Like Flint; Magnum, P.I.), born in Burbank, CAlifornia
  • Jan 26 Ashley Hutchings, British folk-rock bassist, vocalist, songwriter, and record producer (Fairport Convention; Steeleye Span), born in Southgate, London England
  • Jan 26 Barbara Kruger, American conceptual artist, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Jan 26 Jacqueline du Pré, British concert cellist, born in Oxford, England (d. 1987)
  • Jan 26 Marti Caine [Lynne Stringer], British comedienne, singer and television host, born in Sheffield, England (d. 1995)
  • Jan 27 Harold Cardinal, Cree political leader (d. 2005)
  • Jan 27 Mairead Corrigan-Maguire, North Irish peace activist (Nobel 1976)
  • Jan 28 José Luis Perales, Spanish pop singer-songwriter ("Quisiera Decir tu Nombre" (I Would Like to Say Your Name)), born Castejón, Spain
  • Jan 28 Nick Raynsford, British MP
  • Jan 28 Robert Wyatt, English progressive rock musician (Soft Machine), born in Bristol, England

Donna CaponiDonna Caponi (77 years old)

Jan 29 American golfer (4-time LPGA major winner), born in Detroit, Michigan

Tom SelleckTom Selleck (77 years old)

Jan 29 American actor (Lance-Rockford Files, Magnum PI), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • Jan 30 Michael Dorris, American novelist & scholar, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1997)
  • Jan 30 Robert Wittinger, Austrian-born German composer, born in Knittelfeld, Austria
  • Jan 31 Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, British judge, 1st woman to head UK Supreme Court, born in Leeds, England
  • Jan 31 Noah Creshevsky, American electroacoustic composer, born in Rochester, New York (d. 2020)
  • Feb 1 Ole Buck, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Feb 1 Yasuhiro Takai, Japanese baseball first baseman, designated hitter and broadcaster (NPB record 27 career pinch-hit home runs; Hankyu Braves), born in Imabari, Japan (d. 2019)
  • Feb 2 Ronnie Goodson, American singer (Hi-Lites), born in New Jersey (d. 1980)
  • Feb 3 Bob Griese, NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins, 1971 Player of Year)
  • Feb 3 Johnny Cymbal, rocker (Mr Bass Man)
  • Feb 3 Willeke Alberti [Verbruggen], Dutch vocalist/actress (Small Truth)
  • Feb 4 John Stubblefield, American jazz saxophonist, flute and oboe player (Mingus Big Band), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2005)
  • Feb 5 Sarah Weddington, American attorney (represented "Jane Roe" in Roe v. Wade before US States Supreme Court), born in Abilene, Texas (d. 2021)

Bob MarleyBob Marley (1945-1981)

Feb 6 Jamaican reggae musician ("Exodus"; "One Love"; "No Woman No Cry"; "Three Little Birds"), born in Nine Mile, Saint Ann, Jamaica

  • Feb 7 Gerald Davies, British rugby player
  • Feb 7 Ian Jack, Scottish journalist
  • Feb 7 Pete Postlethwaite, English actor (In the Name of the Father, Inception), born in Warrington, England (d. 2011)
  • Feb 8 Taffy Thomas, Welsh thoroughbred jockey (Singapore Gold Cup 1977, Vernons Sprint Cup 1978, King's Stand Stakes 1983), born in Caernarvon, Wales (d. 2022)
  • Feb 9 Bill Bergey, American NFL player, born in South Dayton, New York
  • Feb 9 Mia [Maria] Farrow, LA, actress (Rosemary's Baby, Purple Rose of Cairo)
  • Feb 10 John Hayes, secretary-general (British Law Society)
  • Feb 12 Cliff De Young, actor (F/X, Hunger, Shock Treatment), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 12 David D Friedman, American economist, physicist, legal scholar, and libertarian theorist (The Machinery of Freedom), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 12 Don Wilson, American baseball pitcher (2 x no-hitters 1967, 69; MLB All Star 1971; Houston Astros), born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 1975)
  • Feb 12 Joe Schermie, American bass player (Three Dog Night - "Joy to the World"), born in Madison, Wisconsin (d. 2002)
  • Feb 12 Maud Adams, Lulea Sweden, actress (Octopussy, Rollerball, Tattoo)
  • Feb 12 Roman Tam [Pak-sin], Hong Kong singer knownn as the "Grand Godfather of Cantopop", born in Baise, Guangxi, China (d. 2002)
  • Feb 13 David Tremlett, English artist, born in Dartford, United Kingdom
  • Feb 13 Keith Nichols, English jazz musician, born in Essex, England
  • Feb 13 Ken Sitzberger, American diver and broadcaster (Olympic gold 3m springboard 1964), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (d. 1984)
  • Feb 13 King Floyd, American soul singer-songwriter ("Groove Me"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2006)
  • Feb 13 Roy Dyke, English rock drummer (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke), born in Liverpool, England
  • Feb 14 Gregory Hines, American actor and dancer (White Nights, Taps), born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)
  • Feb 14 Hans-Adam, Prince of Liechtenstein (1989-), born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • Feb 14 K M Jenkins, British director of personnel (Royal Mail)
  • Feb 14 Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Uruguayan soccer goalkeeper (36 caps; Atlético Mineiro), born in Piriápolis, Uruguay (d. 2013)
  • Feb 14 Vic Briggs, British guitarist (The Animals, 1966-68), and producer; later known as Antion Vikram Singh, he created Sikhi devotional and Hawaiian music, born in Twickenham, England (d. 2021)
  • Feb 14 William Hill Boner, American politician (Rep-D-TN, 1979-88), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Feb 15 Douglas Hofstadter, American academic and writer
  • Feb 15 John Helliwell, British rock Saxophonist (Supertramp - "The Logical Song"), born in Todmorden, West Riding of Yorkshire
  • Feb 16 Julio Morales, Uruguayan soccer striker (24 caps; Racing Montevideo, Nacional, Austria Wien), born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 2022)
  • Feb 16 Pete Christlieb, American jazz bebop and session saxophonist (Steely Dan - "Deacon Blues; "FM"; Natalie Cole; Quincy Jones; Tom Scott; Tom Waits - "Nighthawks at the Diner"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 17 Brenda Fricker, actress (My Left Foot), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Feb 17 Patricia Morrow, American actress (Rita-Peyton Place), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 18 Judy Rankin, American golfer (US Open, Titleholders C'ship 1972 runner-up; 26 LPGA Tour wins), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Feb 18 Michael Nader, American actor (Peter-Gidget, Dex Dexter-Dynasty), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Feb 19 Jon Whiteley, Scottish child actor (Moonfleet) and art historian, born in Monymusk, Scotland
  • Feb 19 Michael Nader, American actor (Dynasty, All My Children), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2021)
  • Feb 19 Thomas Brasch, German writer and film director, born in Westow, England (d. 2001)
  • Feb 20 Alan Hull, British folk singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Lindisfarne - "Lady Eleanor"), born in Benwell, Newcastle upon Tyne, England (d. 1995)
  • Feb 20 Andrew Bergman, director/screenwriter (Soapdish, Honeymoon in Vegas)
  • Feb 20 Annu Kapoor, Indian actor (Vicky Donor), born in Bhopal, India
  • Feb 20 Brion James, American actor (d. 1999)
  • Feb 21 Sudhir Naik, Indian cricketer (Indian Test batsman in 2 Tests 1974), born in Bombay, India
  • Feb 22 Leslie Charleson, American actress (Monica-General Hospital), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Feb 22 Michael Zagaris, American sports photographer (Oakland Athletics, San Francisco 49ers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 22 Oliver [Swofford], American pop singer ("Good Morning Starshine"; "Jean"), born in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina (d. 2000)
  • Feb 23 Frank Murray, police Officer
  • Feb 23 John Halsey, British rock drummer (The Rutles - "Barry Wom"), born in Highgate, North London
  • Feb 25 Elkie Brooks [Elaine Bookbinder], British rock singer ("Pearl's A Singer"), born in Manchester, England
  • Feb 25 Shivadhar Srinivasa Naipaul, Trinidad, novelist, essayist (Fireflies)
  • Feb 26 Giannis Ioannidis, Greek basketball coach & politician, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Feb 26 Jan Klijnjan, Dutch soccer attacking midfielder (11 caps; FC Dordrecht, Sparta Rotterdam, FC Sochaux), born in Papendrecht, Netherlands (d. 2022)
  • Feb 26 Mitch Ryder, American rocker (Detroit Wheels - "Devil With the Blue Dress"), born in Hamtramck, Michigan
  • Feb 26 Peter Brock, Australian motorsports champion, born in Richmond, Australia (d. 2006)
  • Feb 27 Daniel Olbrychski, Polish actor (La Truite), born in Łowicz, Poland
  • Feb 28 Bubba Smith, American College Football Hall of Fame defensive end (Michigan State; Pro Bowl 1970, 71; First Team All Pro 1971; Super Bowl 1971; Baltimore Colts) and actor (Police Academy), born in Orange, Texas (d. 2011)
  • Feb 28 Mimsy Farmer, actress (Devil's Angel, Road to Salina), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 28 Ronnie Rosman, American rock organist, and accordion player (Tommy James & The Shondells - "I Think We're Alone Now"; "Crystal Blue Persuasion"), born in Greensburg, PA
  • Mar 1 Dirk Benedict, American actor (A-Team, Battlestar Galactica), born in Helena, Montana
  • Mar 1 Wilfried van Moer, Belgian soccer midfielder (57 caps; Belgian Golden Shoe x 3; Beveren, Antwerp, Standard Liège), born in Beveren, Belgium (d. 2021)
  • Mar 2 Derek Watkins, British trumpet player and composer ("The Spy Who Loved Me"; "Skyfall"), born in Reading, England (d. 2013)
  • Mar 2 Gordon Thompson, Canadian actor (Adam Carrington in Dynasty), born in Ottawa
  • Mar 2 Joy Garrett, American actress (Jo Johnson-Days of Our Lives), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 1993)
  • Mar 3 Farooq Hamid, cricketer (1-107 in Test, Pakistan v Australia 1964)
  • Mar 3 Hattie Winston, actress (Nurse, Electric Company), born in Greenville, Mississippi
  • Mar 4 Dieter Meier, Swiss singer (Yello - "Oh Yeah"), conceptional artist, and actor, born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • Mar 4 Frank Novak, American actor, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 4 Jaime Tirelli, American actor (Orlando Lopez-Ball Four), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 4 Tara Browne, British socialite (d. 1966)
  • Mar 4 Tommy Svensson, Swedish soccer midfielder (40 caps; Östers IF, Standard Liège) and manager (Östers IF, Sweden), born in Växjö, Sweden
  • Mar 5 Randy Matson, American field athlete (Olympic gold shot putt 1968), born in Pampa, Texas
  • Mar 6 Anna Maria Horsford, American actress (Thelma Frye-Amen), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 6 Hugh Grundy, British rock drummer (The Zombies - "She's Not There"; "Time Of The Season"), born in Winchester, Hampshire, England
  • Mar 7 Arthur Lee, American rock singer-songwriter (Love - "Forever Changes"; "Vindicator"), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2006)
  • Mar 7 John Heard, American actor (Home Alone, Cat People, Big), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2017)
  • Mar 8 Anselm Kiefer, German painter
  • Mar 8 Bruce Broughton, American composer
  • Mar 8 Graeme Watson, Australian cricket all-rounder (5 Tests, 1 x 50, 6 wickets; 2 ODIs; Victoria CA, WA CA, NSW CA), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2020)
  • Mar 8 Jim Chapman, American politician (Rep-D-TX, 1985-1997), born in Washington, District of Columbia
  • Mar 8 Micky Dolenz, American singer (The Monkees - "I'm A Believer"), and actor (Circus Boy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 9 Dennis Rader, American serial killer who murdered ten people in Sedgwick County, Kansas, born in Pittsburg, Kansas
  • Mar 9 Laura Lee, American soul and gospel singer (Dirty Man, Women's Love Rights), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 9 Robert Calvert, South African-British writer and musician (Hawkwind), born in Pretoria (d. 1988)
  • Mar 9 Robin Trower, British rock guitarist (Procol Harum, 1967-71 - "Conquistador"; solo - Bridge Of Sighs), born in London, England
  • Mar 10 Birgitta Sellén, Swedish politician
  • Mar 10 Elizabeth Brumfiel [Elizabeth Stern], American feminist archaeologist, former president of the American Anthropological Association
  • Mar 10 HO de Villiers, South African rugby union fullback (14 caps; Villager FC, Western Province), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2022)
  • Mar 10 Katharine Houghton, American actress (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Mar 10 Pete Nelson [Lipscomb], British pop singer (The Flower Pot Men - "Let's Go To San Francisco"), born in Uxbridge, London, England (d. 2005)
  • Mar 11 Dock Ellis, American baseball player
  • Mar 11 Harvey Mandel, American rock guitarist (The Snake), born in Morton, Illinois
  • Mar 11 Timothy Mason, consultant (British Arts Council)
  • Mar 11 Tricia O'Neal, actress (Piranha Part II), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Mar 12 George Jackson, American rhythm & blues, rock, and southern soul songwriter (One Bad Apple; Old Time Rock and Roll), and singer, born in Indianola, Mississippi (d. 2013)
  • Mar 12 Hans van Emden, Dutch rock guitarist (Les Baroques - "Such A Cad")
  • Mar 12 Sammy "The Bull" Gravano, American mobster who testified against John Gotti, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 13 Anatoly Timofeevich Fomenko, Russian mathematician, born in Stalino, USSR
  • Mar 14 Herman van Veen, Dutch cabaretier, singer, composer and writer, born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Mar 14 Michael Martin Murphey, American country singer (Wildfire), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Mar 14 Walt Parazaider, American rock saxophonist (Chicago), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 15 A. K. Faezul Huq, Bengali lawyer and politician (d. 2007)
  • Mar 15 Jörgen Sundelin, Swedish yachtsmen (Olympic gold 5.5m class 1968; World C'ship gold Dragon class 1971), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mar 15 Mark J Green, American lawyer/author (Closed Enterprise System), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 17 Elis Regina (Costa), Brazilian pop-samba-bossa nova singer ("Arrastão" - "Pull the Trawling Net"), born in Porto Alegre, Brazil (d. 1982)
  • Mar 17 Michael Hayden, American general and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 18 Aleksey Vakhonin, USSR, bantam weight (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Mar 18 Chuck E. Weiss, American blues and rock songwriter, vocalist, and muse (Rickie Lee Jones; Tom Waits), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2021)
  • Mar 18 Eric Woolfson, Scottish singer and producer (The Alan Parsons Project), born in Glasgow (d. 2009)
  • Mar 18 Hiroh Kikai, Japanese photographer (Asakusa Portraits), born in Daigo, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan (d. 2020)
  • Mar 18 John Jacobs, American golfer (PGA Senior C’ship 2003), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 18 Joy Fielding, Canadian novelist and actress, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 19 Lisa Nicole Baker, American Playboy playmate (Nov 1966, Playmate of the Year 1967), born in Detroit, Texas
  • Mar 19 Stefanos Kiriakidis, Greek actor
  • Mar 20 Henry Bartholomay, American fighter pilot
  • Mar 20 Jay Ingram, Canadian television host and author
  • Mar 20 Julien Rascagnères, French rugby league referee (10 Tests), born in Perpignan, France (d. 2022)
  • Mar 20 Pat Riley, American NBA coach (Lakers, Knicks, Heat), born in Schenectady, New York
  • Mar 20 Tim Yeo, British MP/under-sect (State of Environment)
  • Mar 21 Rosemary Stone, American funk and rock vocalist, and pianist (Sly & Family Stone - "Everyday People"; "Dance to The Music"), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Mar 21 Vernon Guy, American R&B and gospel singer (Cool Sounds, Sharpees), born in St. Louis Missouri (d. 1998)
  • Mar 22 Alan Opie, British Grammy Award-winning baritone (Boughton - Bethlehem; Britten's Peter Grimes "Balstrode"), born in Redruth, Cornwall, England
  • Mar 22 Chuck Jackson, American R&B singer (The Independents - "Leaving Me"), songwriter and record producer (Natalie Cole; Phyllis Hyman), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Mar 23 David Grisman, American folk-bluegrass-jazz fusion mandolin player (Old And In The Way; Jerry Garcia), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Mar 23 Franco Battiato, Italian pop, rock, and new wave singer, songwriter (“La Voce del Padrone” (“The Master’s Voice”), and filmmaker ("Lost Love"), born in Jonia, Sicily. Italy (d. 2021)

About 1945

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey (Jan 25, 1944 - Feb 12, 1945),
Rooster (Feb 13, 1945 - Jan 31, 1946)