On This Day

Famous People Born in 1946 (Part 2)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 890

  • Mar 27 Carl Weintraub, American actor (Harry-Executive Suite)
  • Mar 27 Olaf Malolepski, German musician (Die Flippers), born in Madgeburg, Germany
  • Mar 28 Richard Sussman, American jazz musician and composer
  • Mar 28 Alejandro Toledo, 63rd President of Peru (2001-06), born in Cabana, Peru
  • Mar 28 Wubbo Ockels, Dutch physicist and astronaut, born in Almelo Netherlands, (d. 2014)
  • Mar 29 Bruce Weber, American fashion photographer and director (Broken Noses), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 29 Ronald Farrow, radio producer and priest (d. 1995)
  • Mar 29 Billy Thorpe, Australian musician (Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs), born in Manchester (d. 2007)
  • Mar 31 Aftab Gul, Pakistani cricket batsman (6 Tests @ 22.75), born in Gujar Khan, Punjab
  • Mar 31 Al Nichol, rock guitarist/vocalist (Turtles), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Mar 31 Gabe Kaplan, American comedian and actor (Welcome Back Kotter), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 1 John Barbata, drummer (Turtles-Happy Together, Eleanor)
  • Apr 1 Ronnie "Plonk" Lane, rock bassist (Small Faces-Hey Girl), born in London, England
  • Apr 1 William Frederick Fisher, MD/astronaut (STS 51-I), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Apr 1 Arrigo Sacchi, Italian football coach
  • Apr 2 Kurt Winter, Canadian musician (The Guess Who), born in Winnipeg, Canada (d. 1997)

  • Apr 2 Lynda Carr, educationist
  • Apr 2 Richard Collinge, New Zealand cricketer (35 Tests, 116 wickets), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Apr 3 Carlos Salinas de Gortari, President of Mexico (1988-94), born in Mexico City
  • Apr 3 Dee Murray [David Murray Oates], English bassist (Elton John backing band), born in Gillingham, Kent, England (d. 1992)
  • Apr 4 Dave Hill, English rock guitarist (Slade-Coz I Love You), born in Holbeton, Devon
  • Apr 4 Katsuaki Sato, Japanese martial artist, founder and director of Satojuku Karate, born in Sakhalin, Japan
  • Apr 5 Jane Asher, English actress (Deep End) and girlfriend of Paul McCartney, born in Willesden, London
  • Apr 5 Jennifer Penney, Canadian ballerina, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Apr 5 Larry Frederick Wendt, American composer, born in Napa, California
  • Apr 5 Robert E McKee, CEO/managing director (Conoco-UK)
  • Apr 6 Daniel Kortchmar, American musician, producer and songwriter, born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 7 Barbara Benary, American composer (Gamelon Son Of Lion), born in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York (d. 2019)
  • Apr 7 Colette Besson, French runner (d. 2005)
  • Apr 7 Robert Metcalfe, American electrical engineer (invented Ethernet, 3Com), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 8 Jim "Catfish" Hunter, major-league pitcher (A's, Yankees)
  • Apr 8 Stuart Pankin, comedian (Striptease, Congo, Earl-Dinosaurs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 8 Tim Thomerson, American actor
  • Apr 9 Alan Knott, English cricket wicket-keeper (1967-81), born in Belvedere, Kent
  • Apr 9 Les Gray, English vocalist (Mud-Cat Crept In), born in Carshalton, Surrey (d. 2004)
  • Apr 9 Philip Wright, English rocker (Paper Lace), born in St. Ann's, Nottingham
  • Apr 10 Armand [Herman van Loenhout], Dutch singer (Blommenkinders), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands (d. 2015)
  • Apr 10 Anne Boyd, Australian composer, born in Sydney
  • Apr 11 Bob Harris, English radio presenter (The Old Grey Whistle Test, Time Out), born in Northampton, England
  • Apr 12 Ed O'Neill, American comedian and actor (Al Bundy-Married with Children), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Apr 12 Peter L de Baan, Dutch actor, director and playwright (Leonce & Lena)

  • Apr 12 René Krijnen, Dutch keyboardist (Les Baroques)
  • Apr 13 Al Green, American soul singer (Let's Stay Together), born in Forest City, Arkansas
  • Apr 13 Roy Loney, American rocker (Flamin' Groovies)
  • Apr 14 Patrick Fairley, guitarist (Marmalade - "Ob La Di, Ob La Da")
  • Apr 14 Tom Monteleone, American writer (Dark Star & Illumination)
  • Apr 15 Wayne Gilchrest, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland), born in Rahway, New Jersey
  • Apr 16 Margot Adler, American journalist, born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2014)
  • Apr 17 Clare Francis, British yachtswoman and novelist (Come Hell or High Water), born in Thames Ditton, Surrey
  • Apr 17 Henry Kelly, Irish radio and TV broadcaster, born in Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • Apr 18 Skip [Alexander Lee] Spence, Canadian guitarist and vocalist (Moby Grape-Omaha), born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • Apr 18 Harvey Kagan, American muscian (Sir Douglas Quintet)
  • Apr 18 Hayley Mills, English actress (Parent Trap, Pollyanna), born in London, England
  • Apr 18 Lenny Baker, American musician (Sha Na Na), born in Whitman, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Apr 19 Leon Wessels, South African lawyer and Minister of Local Government, born in Kroonstad, South Africa
  • Apr 19 Tim Curry, English actor (Rocky Horror Picture Show, Star Wars: The Clone Wars), born in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England
  • Apr 20 Julien Poulin, French-Canadian actor (Elvis Gratton: Le king des kings), born in Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • Apr 20 Gordon Smiley, American racecar driver, born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1982)
  • Apr 21 S Venkataraghavan, cricket (Indian off-spinner, Test ump, ICC referee)
  • Apr 21 Claire Denis, French film director (Chocolat, Beau Travail), born in Paris, France
  • Apr 21 Doug MacLeod, American blues musician (Blues Music Awards' Acoustic Artist of the Year, 2014, 2016 and 2017), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 22 Archy Kirkwood, British politician (MP for Roxburgh and Berwickshire)
  • Apr 22 Dectuplets, Bacacay Brazil, 8 males & 2 females
  • Apr 22 John Waters, American director (Hairspray), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Apr 22 Louise Harel, Quebec politician and City Councillor for Maisonneuve–Longue-Pointe, born in Sainte-Thérèse-de-Blainville, Quebec
  • Apr 22 Nicole Garcia, French actress and director (Going Away), born in Oran, Algeria
  • Apr 24 Bruce Stuart Saylor, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 24 Dick Rivers [Hervé Forneri], French rock and roll singer and actor, born in Nice, France (d. 2019)
  • Apr 25 Digby Fairweather, British jazz trumpeter, born in Rochford, Essex, England
  • Apr 25 Peter Sutherland, Irish businessman (Allied Irish Banks) and politician (Fine Gael), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2018)
  • Apr 25 Talia Shire [Coppola], American actress (Adrienne-Rocky), born in Lake Success, New York
  • Apr 25 Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Russian nationalist and leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, born in Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Apr 27 John Maclean, Australian cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1978-79), born in Herston, Queensland, Australia
  • Apr 28 Glenn Ross Campbell, American steel guitarist (The Misunderstood), born in San Diego, California
  • Apr 28 Ginette Reno, French Canadian singer, songwriter and actress
  • Apr 29 Franc Roddam, director (K2, Bride, Aria, Quadrophenia)
  • Apr 30 Donald Schollander, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold-64), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Apr 30 Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden (1973- ), born in Haga Palace, Solna, Sweden
  • Apr 30 Bill Plympton, American animator
  • May 1 Bruce Robinson, actor (Story of Adele H)
  • May 1 Jerry Weiss, American jazz musician (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • May 1 Joanna Lumley, British actress (Absolutely Fabulous, OHM's Secret Service), born in Kashmir, India
  • May 1 Nick Fortuna, American rock bassist (The Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 1 John Woo, Hong Kong director
  • May 2 Lesley Gore, American singer (It's My Party, You Don't Own Me), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • May 2 David Suchet, English actor (The Way We Live Now), born in London
  • May 3 Greg Gumbel, American sportscaster (CBS TV, WFAN), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • May 3 Norm Chow, American football coach, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • May 4 Renee Powell, American golfer, broadcaster (first woman to compete in a men's golf tournament), born in East Canton, Ohio
  • May 4 Richard L. Brodsky, American lawyer and NY State Assemblyman (D) (1983-2010), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 4 John Watson, Northern Irish racecar driver, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • May 6 Jim Ramstad, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota), born in Jamestown, North Dakota
  • May 6 Susan Brown, English actress (The Iron Lady, Game of Thrones), born in Bristol, England
  • May 7 Bill Danoff, American vocalist (Starland Vocal Band), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • May 7 Bill Kreutzmann, American rock drummer (Grateful Dead), born in Palo Alto, California
  • May 7 Brian Turner, English celebrity chef, born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
  • May 8 André Boulerice, Quebec politician
  • May 9 Candice Bergen, Beverly Hills, actress (Carnal Knowledge, Murphy Brown)
  • May 10 Graham Gouldman, English bassist and singer-songwriter (10cc), born in Manchester, England
  • May 10 Maureen Lipman, actress (Educating Rita, Wonderworks)
  • May 10 Dave Mason, Worcester England, singer/songwriter (We Just Disagree)
  • May 10 Donovan [Philips Leitch], Scottish musician (Sunshine Superman, Catch the Wind), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • May 11 Robert Jarvik, American scientist and researcher (developed the Jarvik-7 artificial heart), born in Midland, Michigan
  • May 11 Plume Latraverse, Quebec singer and musician
  • May 12 Leonard Baichan, cricketer (WI opener, 103 v Pakistan on debut 1975)
  • May 12 L. Neil Smith, American sci-fi author
  • May 13 Tim Pigott-Smith, English actor (Jewel in Crown, King Charles III), born in Rugby (d. 2017)
  • May 14 Alan David Marks, pianist/composer
  • May 16 Robert Fripp, British guitarist (King Crimson), born in Wimborne Minster, Dorset
  • May 16 Jessi B Wilson, Mississippi, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • May 16 Roger Earl, English drummer (Foghat), born in London, England

  • May 17 Sinaida Turchina, USSR, team handball (Olympic gold 1976)
  • May 17 Udo Lindenberg, German musician, born in Gronau, Westphalia
  • May 17 F. Paul Wilson, American novelist

Person of interestReggie Jackson

May 18 Reggie Jackson, American Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder (14-time All Star)), born in Wyncote, Pennsylvania

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • May 18 Frank Hsieh, former Premier of Taiwan
  • May 18 Andreas Katsulas, American actor (d. 2006)
  • May 19 Diedre Lenihan, actress (Wendy-Needles & Pins), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 19 Michele Placido, Foggia Italy, actor (La Lupa, Poliziotti)

Person of interestAndré the Giant

May 19 André the Giant, French professional wrestler, born in Grenoble, France (d. 1993)

Professional Wrestler André the Giant
Professional Wrestler
André the Giant
  • May 19 Claude Lelièvre, Belgian commissioner for children's rights
  • May 20 Bakhaavaa Buidaa, Mongolia, wrestler (Olympic silver 1972) disqualified

Person of interest Cher

May 20 Cher [Cherilyn Sarkisian], American singer and actress (I Got You Babe, Jack Lalane, Mask), born in El Centro, California

Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
Cher
  • May 20 Craig Patrick, NHL coach
  • May 20 Bobby Murcer, American baseball outfielder (5-time MLB All Star), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2008)
  • May 21 David Hill, Australian TV-reporter/owner (Fox Sports)
  • May 21 Ronald Bear, actor and director (Make-up), born in Havana, Cuba
  • May 22 George Best, Northern Irish footballer (Manchester United, Northern Ireland), born in Belfast
  • May 22 Howard Kendall, English footballer and football manager (Everton), born in Ryton, County Durham (d. 2015)
  • May 23 Danny Klein, American rock bassist (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in NYC, New York
  • May 23 Frederik de Groot, Dutch actor
  • May 23 H. Paul Shuch, American SETI scientist
  • May 23 David Graham, Australian golfer (PGA C'ship 1979, US Open 1981), born in Windsor, NSW
  • May 24 Irina Szewińska, Polish athlete, administrator (Olympic various sprint gold 1964, 68, 76), born in Leningrad, Russia (d. 2018)
  • May 24 Jeremy Treglown, English scholar and editor (TLS)
  • May 24 Steve Upton, British-Welsh rock drummer (Wishbone Ash-There's the Rub, Locked In), born in Wrexham, Wales
  • May 25 Irena Szewińska, Polish 200m runner (Olympic Gold 1964, 68, 76), born in Leningrad, Russian SSR, Soviet Union
  • May 25 Janet Morris, American sci-fi author (Golden Sword, Tempus), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • May 25 Tommy Cecil, Irish ferryman, born Rathlin Island, County Antrim (d. 1997)
  • May 25 David A. Hargrave, role-playing games (RPGs) designer (d. 1988)
  • May 25 Timothy "Tim" Hinkley, British singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Jody Grind), born in London
  • May 26 Neshka Robeva, Bulgarian Rhythmic gymnas and coach.
  • May 26 Mick Ronson, English musician (d. 1993)
  • May 27 Lewis Collins, English actor, (d. 2013)
  • May 27 Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Danish musician (d. 2005)
  • May 28 Madeleine Le Roux, Wyoming, Broadway actress (Cry Uncle)
  • May 28 Satchidanandan, Indian poet
  • May 28 Skip Jutze, American baseball player
  • May 29 Robin Johnson, actress (Times Square), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 29 Fernando Buesa, Basque politician (d. 2000)
  • May 30 Candy Lightner, American political activist/founder (MADD), born in Pasadena, California

  • May 31 Debbie Moore, founder/CEO (Pineapple Dance Studios)
  • May 31 Steve Bucknor, cricketer (West Indian Test umpire, FIFA referee)
  • May 31 Ted Baehr, American media critic
  • Jun 1 Brian Cox, Scottish actor (Troy, Jason Bourne films), born in Dundee
  • Jun 1 Carol Neblett, American soprano (Met and City Opera), born in Modesto, California (d. 2017)
  • Jun 2 Roger Freed, baseball player
  • Jun 2 Peter Sutcliffe, English murderer "The Yorkshire Ripper"
  • Jun 3 Anita Pollack, MEP (Labour)
  • Jun 3 Earl of Cromer, managing director (Inchcape (China) Ltd)
  • Jun 3 Eddie Holman, American singer (Hey There Lonely Girl), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Jun 3 Tristan Rogers, Australia, actor (Robert Scorpio-General Hospital)
  • Jun 3 Penelope Wilton [Penelope Alice], Scarborough, North Yorkshire, English actress (Cry Freedom, Norman Conquests)
  • Jun 4 Bettina Gregory, correspondent/journalist (ABC-TV)
  • Jun 5 Frederick "Freddie" Stone, American rock guitarist (Sly & The Family Stone), born in Vallejo, California
  • Jun 5 Fuzzy Fuscaldo, rocker (Capt Beefheart)
  • Jun 5 Gillian Hills, English actress (Blow-up, Clockwork Orange), born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Jun 5 Stefania Sandrelli, Italian actress (Afredo, Key), born in Viareggio, Tuscany, Italy
  • Jun 6 Chelsea Brown, comedienne (Laugh-in, Matt Lincoln), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Jun 6 Lasse Hallström, Swedish writer and director (Once Around, My Life as a Dog, ABBA), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jun 6 [Anthony Frederick] Tony Levin, American bassist and Chapman Stick player (King Crimson, Peter Gabriel), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 7 Jenny Jones [Janina Stronski], Canadian comedienne (Jenny Jones Show), born in Bethlehem, Palestine
  • Jun 7 Micky Jones, Welsh rock guitarist (Man), born in Merthyr Tydfil (d. 2010)
  • Jun 8 Elizabeth A. Lynn, American sci-fi author (Watchtower, Red Hawk), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 8 Richie Robinson, Australian cricketer (Victorian keeper, Australian batsman 1977), born in East Melbourne, Victoria
  • Jun 9 Peter Kilfoyle, British MP
  • Jun 10 Mensje F van Keulen-van der Steen, Dutch writer (Bleeker's Summer)
  • Jun 11 Jenny Pitman, British racehorse trainer and 1st female Grand National winning trainer, born in Hoby, Leicestershire
  • Jun 12 Harry Glasper, English writer, born in Middlesbrough, England
  • Jun 12 John Steinbeck IV, American journalist, author and son of John Steinbeck, born in New York City
  • Jun 12 Eelco Gelling, Dutch blues guitarist (Cuby + Blizzards), born in Zwartsluis, Netherlands
  • Jun 13 Paul Buckmaster, British Grammy Award-winning artist, arranger, conductor and composer, born in London, England (d. 2017)

Person of interestDonald Trump

Jun 14 Donald Trump, 45th US President, real estate tycoon (Trump Towers) and TV personality (The Apprentice), born in NYC, New York

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Jun 14 Ralph McAllister Ingersol II, American newspaper publisher (The New Haven Register), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 15 Janet Lennon, vocalist (Lennon Sisters)
  • Jun 15 Judy Pace, actress (Young Lawyers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 15 Ken Henderson, baseball player
  • Jun 15 Roger Tolchard, cricketer (Engl keeper played Tests as a batsman 1977)
  • Jun 15 Noddy Holder, Walsall United Kingdom, rock vocalist/guitarist (Slade- Cum On Feel The Noize)
  • Jun 15 Demis Roussos, Greek singer and performer (Aphrodite's Child), born in Alexandria, Egypt (d. 2015)
  • Jun 15 Duris Maxwell [a.k.a. Ted Lewis], Canadian drummer (Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers, Powder Blues Band), born in East York, Ontario, Canada
  • Jun 16 Neil MacGregor, director (British National Gallery)
  • Jun 16 Simon Williams, American actor (Fiendish plot of dr Fu Manchu)
  • Jun 16 Jodi Rell, American politician, governor of Connecticut
  • Jun 16 Tom Harrell. American jazz musician (Time's Mirror), born in Urbana, Illinois
  • Jun 17 Marcy Kaptur, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Jun 17 Peter Rosei, Austrian writer (Wer war Edgar Allan?), born in Vienna
  • Jun 18 Russell Ash, British author
  • Jun 18 Fabio Capello, Italian football coach
  • Jun 18 Bruiser Brody [Frank Goodish], professional wrestler (d. 1988)