On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1945

  • Sep 1 Mustafa Balel, Turkish writer
  • Sep 1 Agustín Balbuena, Argentine soccer striker (8 caps; Copa Libertadores 1972, 73, 74, 75; Copa Intercontinental 1973; Club Atlético Independiente), born in Santa Fe, Argentina (d. 2021)
  • Sep 1 Peter Hewson, British pop singer (Chicory Tip - "Son Of My Father"), born in Gillingham, Kent, England
  • Sep 3 George Biondo, American rock bass player, and songwriter (Steppenwolf, 1970-76 - "Sparkle Eyes"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 3 Mike Harrison, English keyboardist (Spooky Tooth - "It's All About"), born in Carlisle, Cumbria, England
  • Sep 4 Daniel Wood "Danny" Gatton, American guitarist (88 Elmira St.), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1994)
  • Sep 5 Al Stewart, Scottish folk-rock singer-songwriter ("Year of the Cat"; "Nostradamus"; "Time Passages"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Sep 6 Petr Novák, Czech musician (George and Beatovens, Flamengo), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1997)
  • Sep 7 Luis Aravena Munoz, Chilean singer/exiled in Netherlands (d. 1991)
  • Sep 7 Vic Pollard, New Zealand cricket all-rounder (32 Tests, 2 x 100s, 40 wickets) and soccer midfielder (7 caps; Rangers AFC), born in Burnley, England
  • Sep 8 Kelly Groucutt, English musician (Electric Light Orchestra), born in Coseley, England (d. 2009)
  • Sep 8 Rogie Vachon, Canadian NHL goalie (Canadiens, Kings, Vezina-1968), born in Quebec
  • Sep 8 Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, American rocker (Grateful Dead), born in San Bruno, California (d. 1973)
  • Sep 9 Omukama Patrick David Matthew Olimi Kaboyo II, king of Toro
  • Sep 9 Dee Dee Sharp [Dione Larue], American R&B singer (I Love You Anyway), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 10 José Feliciano, Puerto Rican singer-songwriter ("Light My Fire"; "Feliz Navidad"; "Chico And The Man"), born in Lares, Puerto Rico
  • Sep 10 Rein van den Broek, Dutch trumpeteer (Ekseption)
  • Sep 10 [Richard] Mike Mullane, American USAF, astronaut (STS 41-D, STS-27, STS-36), born in Wichita Falls, Texas
  • Sep 10 Tom Ligon, American actor (Joyride), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Sep 11 Leo Kottke, American guitarist (Ice Water, Greenhouse), born in Athens, Georgia
  • Sep 11 Franz Beckenbauer, German footballer (Bayern Munich), born in Munich
  • Sep 12 John Mauceri, American conductor (Washington, D.C. Opera), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 12 Maria Aitken, Irish-English actress (Fish Called Wanda), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Sep 12 Vern Lindblad, Turkologist, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Sep 12 David Garrick [Philip Darryl Core], British singer ("Dear Mrs Applebee"), born in Liverpool, Merseyside (d. 2013)
  • Sep 12 Richard Thaler, American economist (nudge theory, Nobel Prize 2017), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Sep 13 Alain Louvier, French classical composer, born in Paris
  • Sep 13 Noël Godin, Belgian writer and humorist, born in Liège, Belgium
  • Sep 13 Andres Küng, Swedish-Estonian politician and journalist, born in Ockelbo, Gävleborg County, Sweden (d. 2002)
  • Sep 13 Rick Wise, American MLB pitcher, 1964-82, 2X All-Star (Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, and 3 other teams), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • Sep 14 Martin Tyler, British sports broadcaster, born in Chester, England
  • Sep 15 Jessye Norman, American opera singer (Carmen), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 2019)
  • Sep 15 Carmen Maura, Spanish actress (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Sep 15 Ron Shelton, American film director (Bull Durham), born in Whittier, California

Phil Jackson

Sep 17 Phil Jackson, American basketball player and coach (Knicks/Bulls/Lakers), born in Deer Lodge, Montana

  • Sep 17 Bruce Spence, New Zealand-Australian actor (Mad Max 2), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Sep 18 Ottorino Sartor, Peruvian soccer goalkeeper (27 caps; Defensor Arica, CNI), born in Chancay, Peru (d. 2021)
  • Sep 19 David Bromberg, American bluegrass-folk-rock-jazz singer, songwriter, and musician (Demon in Disguise; "The Holdup"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 19 Jane Blalock, American golfer (27 LPGA Tour wins), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • Sep 19 Randolph Mantooth, American actor (Emergency, Loving), born in Sacramento, California
  • Sep 20 Laurie Spiegel, American composer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 20 Hillard "Sweet Pea" Atkinson, American R&B singer (Was (Not Was)), born in ‎Oberlin, Ohio (d. 2020) [1]
  • Sep 20 Torkild Brakstad, Norwegian soccer defender (3 caps; Molde) and coach (Molde, Tromsø, Rosenborg), born in Molde, Norway (d. 2021)
  • Sep 21 Bjarni V Tryggvason, Reykjavik Iceland, astronaut (STS 85)
  • Sep 21 Ombrettqa Colli, Italian entertainer
  • Sep 21 Richard Childress, NASCAR team owner
  • Sep 21 Shaw Clifton, the 18th General of The Salvation Army
  • Sep 21 J. Peter Robinson, British session pianist, arranger (Phil Collins; Brand-X; Anni-Frid Lyngstad), and composer of scores for film (The World's Fastest Indian; The Bank Job) and television (Charmed), born in Fulton, England
  • Sep 22 Ilija Petković, Serbian soccer midfielder (43 caps, Yugoslavia; Troyes, OFK Beograd) and manager (Serbia & Montenegro), born in Knin, Croatia (d. 2020)
  • Sep 22 Paul LeMat, American actor (American Graffiti, Melvin and Howard), born in Rahway, New Jersey
  • Sep 23 Paul Petersen, American actor (Donna Reed Show - "Jeff Stone"), born in Glendale, California
  • Sep 23 Igor Ivanov, Russian politician
  • Sep 23 Ray Batten, English rugby league back-rower (Great Britain 3, England 3 Tests; Leeds 434 games) and coach (Wakefield Trinity), born in York, England (d. 2020)
  • Sep 24 Catherine Burns, American actress (Last Summer, One Life to Live, Catcher), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 24 David Drake, American sci-fi author, veteran and lawyer (Cross the Stars, Rolling Hot), born in the United States
  • Sep 24 Lou Dobbs, American journalist (Lou Dobbs Tonight), born in Childress County, Texas
  • Sep 24 John Milford Rutter, English composer, conductor, and arranger, mainly of choral music (Mass Of The Children), born in London.
  • Sep 24 Rosa Lee Hawkins, American pop singer (The Dixie Cups - "Chapel Of Love"; "Iko Iko"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2022)
  • Sep 25 Kathleen Brown, American Democratic politician (29th Treasurer of California), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 25 Onnie McIntyre, Scottish guitarist (Average White Band - "Pick Up The Pieces"), born in Lennoxtown, Scotland
  • Sep 25 Reynold Henry Weidenaar, American video artist and composer, born in East Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Sep 26 Bryan Ferry, British singer-songwriter (Roxy Music - "Love Is The Drug"; "Avalon"; "Dance Away"), born in Washington, County Durham, England
  • Sep 26 Louise Beaudoin, French Canadian politician, born in Quebec City, Quebec
  • Sep 26 Gal Costa, Brazilian singer, born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
  • Sep 27 Misha Dichter, Polish-American concert pianist (Tchaikovsky 2nd prize, 1966), born in Shanghai, China
  • Sep 27 Jack Goldstein, Canadian-born artist (d. 2003)
  • Sep 27 Kay Ryan, American poet (Hide and Seek), born in San Jose, California
  • Sep 28 Conny Van Dyke, Nassawadox Va, actress (Framed, Hell's Angels '69)
  • Sep 28 Marielle Goitschel, French alpine skier (Olympic gold 1964, 68), born in Sainte-Maxime, France
  • Sep 29 Kyriacos Sfetsas, Greek composer, born in Amfilochia, Greece
  • Sep 29 Nadezhda Chizova, Russian shot putter (Olympic gold/silver/bronze-68/72/76), born in Usolye-Sibirskoye, Russia
  • Sep 29 Sarah Tyacke, English historian and Keeper of British Public Records, born in Chelmsford, Essex
  • Sep 29 Tatiana Tauer, Russian classical harpist, born in Moscow, Soviet Union (d. 1994)
  • Sep 30 Ehud Olmert, twelfth Prime Minister of Israel
  • Sep 30 Bob Lassiter, American radio personality

About September 1945

How Old? 76 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)