On This Day

Famous People Born in 1945 (Part 5)

Birthdays 801 - 864 of 864

  • Dec 5 Geoff Emerick, British sound engineer and record producer (Beatles; Elvis Costello) born in Crouch End, North London, England (d. 2018)
  • Dec 6 James Naughton, American actor (Stranger is Watching, Trauma center), born in Middletown, Connecticut
  • Dec 6 Larry Bowa, American 2nd baseman (Phillies), born in Sacramento, California
  • Dec 6 Dan Harrington, American professional poker player, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Dec 6 Shekhar Kapur, Indian filmmaker (Bandit Queen), born in Laghore, British India
  • Dec 7 Marion Rung, Finnish pop singer, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Dec 7 Graciela Agudelo, Mexican pianist and avant garde composer (Celebration of Wine ), born inMexico City, Mexico (d. 2018)
  • Dec 8 Donna Michelle, American actress (Beach Blanket Bingo) and Playboy playmate (Dec, 1963), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)
  • Dec 8 John Banville, Irish novelist and journalist
  • Dec 9 Michael Nouri, American actor (Beacon Hill, Bay City Blues), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 9 Matti Mäntylä, Finnish actor, born in Turku, Finland
  • Dec 10 Eric Boom, Dutch guitarist and producer
  • Dec 12 Alan Ward, English rock musician, born in Nottingham, England
  • Dec 12 Karl Edward Wagner, American sci-fi author (Bloodstone, Night Winds), born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 1994)
  • Dec 12 Susi Hush, English television producer, born in Thurgoland, Yorkshire (d. 1995)
  • Dec 12 Tony Williams, American jazz drummer (Miles Davis), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1997)
  • Dec 13 Kathy Garver, American actress (Cissy in Family Affair), born in Long Beach, California
  • Dec 13 Ann Syrdal, American psychologist and computer science researcher (developed female synthetic voices at AT&T), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2020)
  • Dec 15 Thaao Penghlis, Australian actor (Mission Impossible, Tony-Days of Our Life), born in Sydney, Australia

Person of interestMichael King

Dec 15 Michael King, New Zealand historian and author (Penguin History of New Zealand), born in Wellington, New Zealand

Historian and Author Michael King
Historian and Author
Michael King
  • Dec 16 Tony Hicks, British rock guitarist (The Hollies), born in Nelson, England
  • Dec 16 Patti Deutsch, American actress and Match Game panelist
  • Dec 16 Bobby George, English darts player (BDO World C'ship 1980, 84 runner-up), born in Manor Park, Essex, England
  • Dec 16 Yukio Hattori, Japanese Iron Chef commentator
  • Dec 17 Christopher Cazenove, England, actor (Ben-Dynasty)
  • Dec 17 Ernie Hudson, Benton Harbor MI, actor (Ghostbusters, Weeds)
  • Dec 17 Chris Matthews, American journalist
  • Dec 17 Jacqueline Wilson, English author
  • Dec 18 Birenda Bir Bikram, King of Nepal (1972- )
  • Dec 18 Carolyn Wood, American 4 X 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Dec 19 Elaine Joyce, actress (City of Angels, Mr Merlin), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Dec 19 John McEuen, American bluegrass, folk-rock fiddler, guitarist, banjo, and mandolin player (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; Steve Martin), born in Oakland, California
  • Dec 20 Peter Criss [George Peter John Criscuola], American drummer and singer (Kiss), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 21 Doug Walters, Australian cricketer (Aussie batting genius 1965-81 Extrovert), born in Dungog, Australia
  • Dec 21 Millie Hughes-Fulford, American scientist & astronaut (STS 40), born in Mineral Wells, Texas
  • Dec 22 Diane Sawyer, American newscaster (60 Minutes, ABC Prime Time), born in Glasgow, Kentucky
  • Dec 22 Joris J. C. Voorhoeve, Dutch Defense minister (1994-, VVD), born in the Hague, Netherlands
  • Dec 22 Marianne van Wijnkoop [Bosscher], Dutch actress (Les Miserables), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Dec 23 Georges Aperghis, Greek composer, born in Athens, Greece
  • Dec 23 Richard Wohlhuter, 800m runner (Olympic bronze 1976), born in St. Charles, Illinois
  • Dec 23 Ron Bushy, American rock drummer (Iron Butterfly - “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida”), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2021)
  • Dec 23 Donald A. Ritchie, American Historian Emeritus of the United States Senate, born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 24 Lemmy [Ian Fraser Kilmister], British heavy metal musician (Motörhead), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (d. 2015)
  • Dec 24 Nicholas Meyer, American writer & director (Star Trek II Wrath of Khan), born in New York City
  • Dec 24 John Till, Canadian musician, born in Stratford, Canada
  • Dec 25 Rick Berman [Richard], American television producer (Star Trek Generations), born in New York
  • Dec 25 Gary Sandy, actor (Andy-WKRP in Cincinnati), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Dec 25 Ken Stabler, American NFL quarterback, 1968-84, 4X rpo-Bowl, MVP-1974 (Oakland Raiders - Super Bowl XI, and two other teams), born in Foley, Alabama (d. 2015)
  • Dec 25 (David) Noel Redding, British rock bassist (The Jimi Hendrix Experience - "Purple Haze"), born in Folkstone, England (d. 2003)
  • Dec 25 Steve Mancha [Clyde Wilson], American singer/songwriter (Too Many Cooks)
  • Dec 25 Mike Pringle, Scottish politician
  • Dec 26 John Walsh, activist/TV host (America's Most Wanted)
  • Dec 28 Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva, King of Nepal (1972- )
  • Dec 28 Dwight Bement, rocker (Gary Puckett & Union Gap - Young Girl)
  • Dec 28 Max Hastings, British editor-in-chief (Daily Telegraph)
  • Dec 28 Mike Gibbons, American rocker (Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods-Billy Don't be a Hero), (d. 2016)
  • Dec 29 Adje Roland, Dutch radio disc jockey, born in Rhenen, Netherlands

Person of interestDavy Jones

Dec 30 Davy Jones, English singer (The Monkees), and actor (The Monkees), born in Manchester, England (d. 2012)

Singer Davy Jones
Singer
Davy Jones
  • Dec 30 John Kevin Moorhouse, test pilot
  • Dec 30 Preston Andrew Trombly, American classical and jazz clarinetist, and radio broadcaster, born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Dec 30 Concetta Tomei, American actress
  • Dec 30 Vernon Wells, Australian actor
  • Dec 31 Claude Marks, FALN member (FBI most wanted), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Dec 31 Barbara Carrera, Nicaraguan actress (Angelica-Dallas), born in Bluefields, Nicaragua