On This Day

Famous People Born in 1947 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 800 of 1,034

Person of interestCarlos Santana

Jul 20 Carlos Santana, Mexican-American rock guitarist (Santana - "Black Magic Woman"), born in Autlán de Navarro, Mexico

Musician Carlos Santana
Musician
Carlos Santana
  • Jul 20 Gerd Binnig, Frankfurt, physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986)
  • Jul 20 James Harris, Amnerican NFL quarterback (Buffalo, LA, San Diego), born in Monroe, Louisiana
  • Jul 21 Chetan Chauhan, Indian cricket batsman (40 Tests @ 31.57), born in Meerut, India (d. 2020)
  • Jul 21 Jimmy Duncan, American politician (Rep-R-Tennessee 1988-2019), born in Lebanon, Tennessee
  • Jul 21 Wendell Burton, actor (Lucas-New Dick Van Dyke Show), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jul 22 Albert Brooks, comedian (Broadcast News, Lost in America), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 22 Curt Weldon, American politician (Rep-R-Pennsylvania 1987-2007), born in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 22 Don Henley, American rock drummer, singer, and songwriter (Eagles - "Desperado"; "Hotel California"; solo - "Boys Of Summer"), born in Linden, Texas
  • Jul 22 Gilles Duceppe, Canadian politician
  • Jul 23 David Essex [Cook], English rock vocalist ("Rock On"), and actor (That'll Be The Day), born in Plaistow, Essex (now part of Greater London), England
  • Jul 23 Spencer Christian, American TV weatherman (Good Morning America), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • Jul 23 Torsten Palm, Swedish racing driver, born in Kristinehamn, Sweden
  • Jul 24 Geoffrey McQueen, TV Writer
  • Jul 24 M Jacques Fouroux, rugby player
  • Jul 24 Michael Coveney, drama critic
  • Jul 24 Neil McIntosh, CEO (VSO, Center for British Teaching)
  • Jul 24 Peter Serkin, American pianist (Tashi), born in NYC, New York (d. 2020)
  • Jul 24 Robert Hays, actor (Airplane!, Starman, Scandalous), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Jul 24 Zaheer Abbas, Pakistani cricketer (probably Pakistan's finest batsman ever), born in Sialkot, Punjab
  • Jul 26 Pauline Clare, Britain's first female Chief Constable (Lancashire)
  • Jul 26 Al Anderson, American songwriter and guitarist (NRBQ - "Ridin' In My Car"), born in Windsor, Connecticut
  • Jul 27 Betty Thomas, American actress (Lucy Baines-Hill Street Blues), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 27 Wayne Dowdy, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Mississippi), born in Fitzgerald, Georgia
  • Jul 28 Alexei Sergeyevich Borodai, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • Jul 28 Barbara Ferrell, American runnerr (Olympic gold 1968), born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Jul 28 Elena Belova, Russian foils fencer (Olympic gold 1968), born in Sovetskaya Gavan, Soviet Union
  • Jul 28 Miguelina Cobian, Cuban 4x100m runner (Olympic silver 1968), born in Santiago de Cuba
  • Jul 28 Sally Struthers, American actress (All in the Family - "Gloria"), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jul 29 Dick Harmon, American golf instructor (Fred Couples, Jay Haas, Craig Stadler, Lanny Wadkins, Steve Elkington), born in New Rochelle, NY (d. 2006)
  • Jul 29 Lenny Zakatek [du Platel], Indian-English rock singer (Alan Parsons Project; Gonzalez), born in Karachi, British India

Person of interestArnold Schwarzenegger

Jul 30 Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austrian-American body builder, actor (Terminator) and politician (38th Governor of California), born in Thal, Austria

Actor, Body Builder and Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor, Body Builder and Governor of California
Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Jul 30 Margo Sappington, American actress (Oh Calcutta, Where's Charley), born in Baytown, Texas
  • Jul 30 William Atherton, American actor (Real Genius, Ghostbusters, Class of 44), born in Orange, Connecticut
  • Jul 30 John Siomos, American rock drummer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • Jul 30 Jonathan Mann, American physician and AIDS activist, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1998)
  • Jul 30 Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, French virologist (Nobel Prize 2008, discovered HIV), born in Paris, France
  • Jul 31 Richard Griffiths, British actor (Withnail & I, Harry Potter), born in Thornaby-on-Tees
  • Jul 31 Dennis Greenslade, rocker
  • Jul 31 Karl Green, English rock bassist (Herman's Hermits - "Mrs. Brown You Have A Lovely Daughter"), born in Salford, England
  • Jul 31 Ian Beck, British children's illustrator and author, who illustrated Elton John's "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" album cover, born in Brighton, East Sussex
  • Jul 31 John Vukovich, American baseball infielder, manager (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2007)
  • Aug 1 Rick Anderson, American actor and rock bassist (Tubes - "I'll Talk To You Later"), born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Aug 1 Rick Coonce, American rock drummer (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2011)
  • Aug 1 Chris Barnard, Welsh footballer, born in Cardiff, Wales
  • Aug 1 Dennis Zine, American politician (Member of the Los Angeles City Council from the 3rd district), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 2 Massiel [Maria Santamaria], Spanish singer, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Aug 4 Paul Layton, English musician and rocker (The New Seekers - "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing"), born in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Aug 4 Klaus Schulze, German electronic music composer (Audentity), born in Berlin
  • Aug 5 Rick Derringer [Zehringer], American guitarist, songwriter (The McCoys - "Hang On Sloopy"; solo - "Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo". ), and producer (Edgar Winter; Johnny Winter; Weird Al Yankovic), born in Fort Recovery, Ohio
  • Aug 5 Bernie Carbo, American baseball player
  • Aug 5 Greg Leskiw, Canadian guitarist (The Guess Who, 1970-72), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Aug 5 Willie Weeks, American session and touring bass player (George Harrison; Vince Gill; Wynonna Judd; David Bowie; Eric Clapton), born in Salemburg, North Carolina
  • Aug 6 Sally Eaton, Ill, Broadway actress (Jeanie-Hair)
  • Aug 6 Tony Dell, cricketer (Australian left-arm quick, 2 Tests 1971 & 74)
  • Aug 6 Ken Riley, American NFL cornerback (All-Pro 1975, 76, 83; Cincinnati Bengals) and coach (Florida A&M), born in Bartow, Florida (d. 2020)
  • Aug 7 Mosibudi Mangena, South African black leader (On Your Own), born in Tzaneen, South Africa
  • Aug 7 Kerry Melville Reid, Australian tennis player (Australian Open 1977), born in Mosman, New South Wales

Person of interestKen Dryden

Aug 8 Ken Dryden, Canadian politician and hockey player (Montreal Canadiens, 6 Stanley Cups), born in Hamilton, Ontario

NHL Goalie and Canadian Politician Ken Dryden
NHL Goalie and Canadian Politician
Ken Dryden
  • Aug 8 José Cruz, Puerto Rican-American baseball left fielder (St Louis Cards, Houston Astros), born in Arroyo, Puerto Rico
  • Aug 8 Larry Wilcox, actor (Lassie, Officer Jon Baker-CHiPs), born in San Diego, California
  • Aug 8 Brenda Lee Eager, American gospel and soul singer and songwriter, born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Aug 9 Barbara Mason, American R&B singer ("Yes, I'm Ready"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 10 Alan Ward, England cricket pace bowler (5 Tests, 14 wickets; Derbyshire), born in Dronfield, England
  • Aug 10 Ian Anderson, Scottish rock singer, flute player, guitarist, and songwriter (Jethro Tull - "Bungle In The Jungle"; "Locomotive Breath"), born in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
  • Aug 10 Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysian politician and founder of the People's Justice Party (PKR), born in Bukit Mertajam, Malaya
  • Aug 11 Catherine Collard, French concert pianist (Schumann; Brahms), and teacher, born in Paris (d. 1993)
  • Aug 11 Sergey Kovalneko, USSR, basketball (Olympic bronze 1968)
  • Aug 11 Georgios Karatzaferis, Greek politician
  • Aug 12 Sam Rosen, American sportscaster
  • Aug 13 Gretchen Corbett, American actress (Beth-Rockford Files), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Aug 13 John Stocker, Canadian voice actor (The Dream Team), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 13 Margareta Winberg, Swedish politician (Minister of Gender Equality), born in Sjuntorp, Sweden

Person of interestDanielle Steel

Aug 14 Danielle Steel, American author (Rememberance, Zoya, Star, Daddy), born in New York City, New York

Novelist Danielle Steel
Novelist
Danielle Steel
  • Aug 14 Peter Christian, English actor, born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 14 Maddy Prior, English folk singer (Steeleye Span, Silly Sisters, Carnival Band), born in Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Aug 15 Brian Hulls, British TV news cameraman, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Aug 15 (Gerardo) "Jerry" Velez, American drummer and percussionist (Jimi Hendrix's Woodstock appearance; Spyro Gyra - "Morning Dance"), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • Aug 15 Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter Jr, American chemist and NASA astronaut (STS 33), born in Macon, Georgia (d. 1991)
  • Aug 15 Raakhee Gulzar, Indian actress (Shubho Mahurat), born in Ranaghat, Bengal, India
  • Aug 16 Carol Moseley-Braun, (Sen-D Illinois)
  • Aug 16 John Howard, American Olympic cyclist (1985 land speed record 152.284 mph at Bonneville Flats, UT), born in Springfield, Missouri
  • Aug 17 Gary Talley, American rock guitarist (Box Tops - "The Letter"), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Aug 17 Francine Hughes Wilson, American domestic abuse victim "The Burning Bed" who changed pubic perceptions, born in Stockbridge, Michigan (d. 2017)
  • Aug 19 Gerard Schwarz, American classical trumpeter and conductor (Seattle Symphony, 1985-2011), born in Weehawken, New Jersey
  • Aug 19 Gerald McRaney, American actor (Simon & Simon, Major Dad), born in Collins, Mississippi
  • Aug 19 Dave Dutton, English actor (Coronation Street), born in Atherton, England
  • Aug 19 Terry Hoeppner, American football coach (d. 2007)
  • Aug 20 James Pankow, American trombonist, arranger and composer (Chicago - "Make Me Smile"; "Colour My World"), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Aug 20 David Lasley , American session vocalist and songwriter, born in Branch, Michigan
  • Aug 21 Carl Giammarese, American rock guitarist (The Buckinghams - "Kind Of A Drag"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 21 Mary Simon, Canadian diplomat and Inuit rights advocate, first indigenous Governor General of Canada, born in Kangiqsualujjuaq, Quebec
  • Aug 22 Bud Cramer, American politician (Rep-D-Alabama), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • Aug 22 Cindy Williams, American actress (Shirley- Laverne & Shirley), born in Van Nuys, California
  • Aug 22 Donna Godchaux, American singer (Grateful Dead, 1972-79), born in Florence, Alabama
  • Aug 23 Rex Allen Jr, American country singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 23 Terje Rypdal, Norwegian jazz guitarist and composer, born in Oslo, Norway
  • Aug 23 Willy Russell, English playwright and composer (Shirley Valentine, Educating Rita), born in Whiston, England
  • Aug 23 David Robb, British actor (I, Claudius), born in London
  • Aug 24 Jimmy Fox, American drummer (The James Gang - "Funk #49"), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 24 Anne Archer, actress (Fatal Attraction, Patriot Games), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 24 Paulo Coelho, Brazilian author (The Alchemist), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Aug 24 Roger De Vlaeminck, Belgian racing cyclist, born in Eeklo, East Flanders, Belgium
  • Aug 24 Vladimir Masorin, Russian admiral (commanded the Caspian Flotilla 1996-2002), born in Bely, Tver Oblast, Soviet Union
  • Aug 26 Candy Moore, American actress (Lunch Wagon, Tomboy & Champ), born in Maplewood, New Jersey
  • Aug 26 Emiliano Díez, Cuban actor (George Lopez), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Aug 27 Jacques Arnold, MP (Conservative)
  • Aug 27 John Morrison, cricketer ("Mystery" NZ batsman 1973-82)

Person of interestBarbara Bach

Aug 27 Barbara Bach [Goldbach], American actress (The Spy Who Loved Me, Force 10 from Navarone), born in Queens, New York

Actress Barbara Bach
Actress
Barbara Bach
  • Aug 27 Harry Reems, American actor, (d. 2013)
  • Aug 27 Ed Herrmann, MLB catcher (White Sox), born in San Diego, California (d. 2013)
  • Aug 28 Alice Playton, American actress (Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 28 Shoto Tanemura, Japanese martial artist, born in Matsubushi, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Aug 29 Temple Grandin, American animal welfare and autism expert, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 29 James Hunt, English auto racer (Formula 1 World Drivers Champion 1976), born in Belmont, Surrey (d. 1993)
  • Aug 30 Allan Rock, Canadian politician and diplomat, born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Aug 31 Mona Marshall, American voice actress
  • Aug 31 Luca di Montezemolo, Italian businessman
  • Aug 31 Yumiko Ōshima, Japanese manga artist
  • Sep 1 Al Green, American politician
  • Sep 2 Richard Coughlan, English drummer and percussionist (Caravan), (d. 2013)
  • Sep 3 Eric Bell, Northern Irish rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy - "Whiskey In The Jar"), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Sep 3 Michael Huffington, American oil millionaire (Rep-R-California, 1992-94), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Sep 3 Kjell Magne Bondevik, Norwegian politician (Christian Democratic Party), born in Molde, Norway

Person of interestMario Draghi

Sep 3 Mario Draghi, Italian banker, President of the European Central Bank, Prime Minister of Italy (2021-), born in Rome, Italy

Economist and Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi
Economist and Prime Minister of Italy
Mario Draghi
  • Sep 3 Dick Buerkle, American athlete (WR 1 mile indoor 3:54.93 1978), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2020)
  • Sep 3 Gérard Houllier OBE, French soccer manager (Paris Saint-Germain, Lens, Liverpool, Olympique Lyonnais, Aston Villa, France), born in Thérouanne, France (d. 2020)
  • Sep 4 Bob Jenkins, American television and radio sports announcer (IndyCar & NASCAR telecasts for ESPN/ABC, NBC Sports), born in Richmond, Indiana (d. 2021)
  • Sep 5 (George) "Buddy" Miles, American rock drummer (The Electric Flag; Band of Gypsies), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2008)
  • Sep 5 Bruce Yardley, Australian cricket spin bowler (33 Tests, 126 wickets; coach Sri Lanka), born in Midland, Western Australia (d. 2019)
  • Sep 5 Mel Collins, British rock saxophonist (King Crimson), born in Isle of Man

Person of interestJane Curtin

Sep 6 Jane Curtin, American actress (SNL: Kate & Allie; Third Rock From The Sun), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Actress Jane Curtin
Actress
Jane Curtin

Person of interestSylvester James Jr.

Sep 6 Sylvester James Jr., American singer-songwriter ("Do Ya Wanna Funk"), born in Watts, Los Angeles, California (d. 1988)

Singer-Songwriter Sylvester James Jr.
Singer-Songwriter
Sylvester James Jr.
  • Sep 6 Bruce Rioch, Scottish footballer and coach, born in Aldershot, England
  • Sep 8 Ann Beattie, American novelist and short story writer (Chilly Scenes of Winter), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 8 Amos Biwott, Kenyan 3K steeplechaser (Olympic gold 1968), born in Uasin Gishee, Kenya
  • Sep 8 Valery Afanassiev, Russian pianist and conductor, born in Moscow
  • Sep 8 Benjamin Orr [Orzechowski], American rock bassist and singer (The Cars - "Just What I Needed", "Drive"), born in Lakewood, Ohio (d. 2000)
  • Sep 8 Morris Pert, Scottish session jazz-rock drummer, percussionist, pianist, and contemporary classical composer (Ankh; Auroura), born in Arbroath, Scotland (d. 2010)
  • Sep 9 David Rosenboom, American composer and educator, born in Fairfield, Iowa
  • Sep 9 Lynn Fitzgerald, marathoner (ran 133 miles 939 yards in 24 hrs)
  • Sep 9 Freddy Weller, American rock guitarist (Paul Revere and The Raiders), and country singer, born in Atlanta, Georgia

Person of interestLarry Nelson

Sep 10 Larry Nelson, American golfer (US Open 1983; PGA C'ship 1981, 87), born in Fort Payne, Alabama

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Larry Nelson
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Larry Nelson
  • Sep 11 Gerry Conway, British drummer and percussionist (Cat Stevens; Fairport Convention), born in King's Lynn, Norfolk, England.
  • Sep 13 Juan Sol, Spanish soccer defender (28 caps; Valencia, Real Madrid), born in Elgoibar, Spain (d. 2020)
  • Sep 14 Joan Thirkettle, British journalist, born in Kent, England (d. 1996)
  • Sep 14 Jon Bauman, American singer (Sha Na Na), born in Queens, New York

Person of interestSam Neill

Sep 14 Sam Neill, New Zealand actor (Jurassic Park, Dead Calm, The Piano), born in Omagh, Northern Ireland

Actor Sam Neill
Actor
Sam Neill
  • Sep 14 Wolfgang Schwartz, Austrian figure skater (Olympic gold 1968), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Sep 16 Dusty Hughes, English playwright, born in Boston, Lincolnshire
  • Sep 16 Alexander Rutskoy, Russian politician (Vice President of Russia 1991-93) and Soviet military officer (led the putsch against President Boris Yeltsin during Russian constitutional crisis of 1993), born in Proskuriv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
  • Sep 16 Andy Irvine, Scottish rugby player, born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Sep 16 Ilona Gusenbauer, Austrian high jumper (Olympic bronze 1972), born in Gummersbach, West Germany
  • Sep 16 Lucius Allen, American NBA star (Milwaukee Bucks), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Sep 16 Michael R. McNulty, American politician (Rep-D-NY), born in Troy, New York
  • Sep 16 Russ Abbot [Russell A Roberts], British TV comedian (The Russ Abbot Show, September Song), born in Cheshire, England
  • Sep 16 Enrique Krauze, Mexican historian and writer, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Sep 16 Dumisani Kumalo, South African anti-apartheid activist and UN ambassador, born in KwaMbunda, South Africa (d. 2019)
  • Sep 17 Jeff MacNelly, American Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist (Shoe), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • Sep 17 Robert Kidd, marine geoscientist
  • Sep 17 Tessa Jowell, British politician and Labour Member of Parliament (1997-2015), born in Marylebone, London (d. 2018)
  • Sep 18 Hans Vermeulen, Dutch singer and guitarist (Sandy Coast), born in Voorburg, Netherlands (d. 2017)
  • Sep 18 Giancarlo Minardi, Italian founder and Managing Director of Minardi Formula One team, born in Faenza, Italy
  • Sep 19 (Lawrence) "Lol" Creme, English rock vocalist and guitarist (10cc - "I'm Not In Love"), and music video producer, born in Prestwich, Lancashire, England
  • Sep 19 Larry Brown, American NFL runningback (3rd to rush over 4,000 yards), born in Clairton, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 19 Steve Bartlett, American politician (56th Mayor of Dallas), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 19 Tanith Lee, British sci-fi author (Don't Bite the Sun), born in London
  • Sep 19 Ray Cooper, British percussionist (Elton John; Eric Clapton; George Harrison), born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England
  • Sep 20 Mia Martini, Italian singer, born in Bagnara Calabra, Reggio Calabria, Italy (d. 1995)
  • Sep 20 Bruce Pasternack, American CEO (Special Olympics International 2002-07), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 20 Billy Bang [William Walker], American free jazz violinist and composer, born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 2011)
  • Sep 21 Don Felder, American rock guitarist and songwriter (The Eagles, 1974-2001 - "Hotel California"), born in Gainesville, Florida

Person of interestStephen King

Sep 21 Stephen King, American sci-fi and horror author (Carrie; The Shining; Kujo; Misery), born in Portland, Maine

Horror Author Stephen King
Horror Author
Stephen King
  • Sep 21 Marsha Norman, American playwright
  • Sep 21 Geoff Workman, British record producer and engineer (Toto; Queen;The Cars), born in Liverpool, England
  • Sep 22 Norma McCorvey, American abortion activist (Jane Roe in Roe vs Wade) who later became pro-life, born in Simmesport, Louisiana (d. 2017)
  • Sep 22 Mike Sexton, American poker player (World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions 2006; Poker Hall of Fame) and commentator (WPT), born in Shelbyville, Indiana (d. 2020)
  • Sep 23 Neal Smith, American musician and drummer for rock group "Alice Cooper", born in Akron, Ohio
  • Sep 23 Don Grolnick, American jazz pianist, composer and session musician (Brecker Brothers; Linda Ronstadt; James Taylor), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • Sep 23 Mary Kay Place, American actress (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - "Loretta"), and country singer ("Baby Boy"), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Sep 24 Erik Hivju, Norwegian actor, born in Norway
  • Sep 25 Cheryl Tiegs, American model (Sports Illustrated) and fashion designer, born in Breckenridge, Minnesota
  • Sep 25 John Fiddler, English rock vocalist and guitarist (British Lions), born in Darlaston, Wednesbury, England
  • Sep 26 Dick Roth, American swimmer (Olympic gold men's 400m individual medley 1964), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Sep 26 Graham Faulkner, English actor (Brother Sun Sister Moon), born in London, England
  • Sep 26 Lynn Anderson, American country singer ("I Never Promised You A Rose Garden"), born in Grand Forks, North Dokota (d. 2015)
  • Sep 27 Denis Lawson, actor (Return of Jedi, Born Kicking, Chain)
  • Sep 27 Jacques Wallage, sociologist/Dutch undersecretary of Education
  • Sep 27 Liz Torres, actress (Mahalia Sanchez-John Larroquette Show), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 27 Meat Loaf [Marvin Lee Aday], American rock musician and singer-songwriter (Bat Out of Hell), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Sep 27 Barbara Dickson, Scottish actress and singer (Answer Me), born in Dunfermline, Scotland
  • Sep 27 Mary Jo White, American lawyer and Chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Sep 28 Gillian Rose, philosopher/writer
  • Sep 28 Harold Dow, news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours), born in Hackensack, New York
  • Sep 28 Peter Hope-Evans, British singer and harmonicaist (Medicine Head), born in Brecon, Powys, Wales
  • Sep 28 Jon Snow, British TV journalist (Channel 4)
  • Sep 28 Bob Carr, Australian politician
  • Sep 28 Sheikh Hasina, Bangladeshi politician, Prime Minister of Bangladesh (2009-), born in Tungipara, East Pakistan
  • Sep 28 Volodymyr Troshkin, Ukrainian soccer defender (31 caps, USSR; Dynamo Kiev 205 games), born in Yenakiieve, Ukraine (d. 2020)
  • Sep 29 Altie Taylor, soccer star