Famous People Born in March 1948

  • Mar 1 Burning Spear [Winston Rodney], Jamaican reggae singer
  • Mar 1 Norman Connors, American jazz drummer, composer, and arranger ("You Are My Starship"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 1 Richard Festinger, American guitarist, pianist, and classical music composer (Between Thought and Thing; Le Pianiste), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • Mar 2 Jeff Kennett, Australian politician
  • Mar 2 Larry Carlton, American jazz and rock session and touring guitarist (Crusaders; Joni Mitchell; Steely Dan), born in Torrance, California
  • Mar 2 Rory Gallagher, Irish rock and blues guitarist and songwriter ("Born on the Wrong Side of Time"), born in Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland (d. 1995)
  • Mar 3 Byron MacGregor, newscaster
  • Mar 3 Reed Hundt, FCC chairman
  • Mar 3 Terence "Snowy" White, British rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy, 1980-82; Roger Waters), born in Barnstaple, Devon, England
  • Mar 4 Chris Squire, British progressive rock bassist, founding and longest serving member of Yes, 1969-2014 ("The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus)"), born in Kingsbury, London, England (d. 2015)
  • Mar 4 James Ellroy, American crime writer (L.A. Confidential), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 4 Jean O'Leary, American gay and lesbian rights activist and politician (d. 2005)
  • Mar 4 Leron Lee, American MLB player, born in Bakersfield, California
  • Mar 4 Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton, New Zealand-born Australian wrongly convicted of killing her baby Azaria, born in Whakatāne, New Zealand
  • Mar 4 Shakin' Stevens [Michael Barrett], Welsh rock singer ("This Ole House"; "Oh Julie"; "You Drive Me Crazy"), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • Mar 4 Tom Grieve, American MLB player, born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
  • Mar 5 (Edmond) "Eddy" Grant, Guyanese–British reggae singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist ("Electric Avenue"), born in Plaisance, British Guiana
  • Mar 5 Elaine Paige, British musical theater singer and actress (Evita; Sunset Boulevard), born in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England
  • Mar 5 Jacques Kloes, Dutch rock singer (Dizzy Man's Band - "The Show"; "Matter of Facts"), born in Heemskerk, Holland (d. 2015)
  • Mar 5 Paquirri, Spanish bullfighter (d. 1984)
  • Mar 5 Richard Hickox, British organist, musical director, and conductor (City of London Sinfonia,,1971-2008; London Symphony Chorus from 1976-91), born in Stokenchurch in Buckinghamshire, England (d. 2008)
  • Mar 6 James FCS "Jim" Woude, cartoonist
  • Mar 8 Jethro [Geoffrey Rowe], British stand-up comedian (This Train Don't Stop Camborne Wednesdays), born in St Buryan, Cornwall, England (d. 2021)
  • Mar 8 Little Peggy March [Margaret Battavio], American pop vocalist ("I Will Follow Him"), born in Lansdale, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 9 Christopher "Chris" Thompson, British singer and guitarist (Manfred Mann's Earth Band - "Blinded By the Light"), born in Ashford, Kent
  • Mar 9 Emma Bonino, Italian politician, Senator for Rome, born in Bra, Italy
  • Mar 9 Jaime Lyn Bauer, American actress (Young & Restless, Centerfold Girls), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Mar 9 Jeffrey Osborne, American soul singer-songwriter ("On the Wings of Love"), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Mar 9 Jimmie Fadden, American singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), born in Long Beach, California
  • Mar 10 Austin Carr, American basketball guard (NBA All-Star 1974; NBA All-Rookie First Team 1972; Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Washington D.C.
  • Mar 10 Ed Grundy, American rocker (Bloodrock)
  • Mar 10 Jean-Pierre Adams, French soccer centre-back (22 caps; Nîmes, Nice, Paris Saint-Germain), born in Dakar, Senegal (d. 2021)
  • Mar 11 César Gerónimo, Dominican baseball player
  • Mar 11 Dominique Sanda [Varaigne], French actress (The Conformist, 1900, First Love), born in Paris, France
  • Mar 11 George Kooymans, Dutch rock singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Golden Earring - "Radar Love"), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Mar 11 Jan Schelhaas, English musician (Caravan, Camel), born in Liverpool
  • Mar 11 Roy Barnes, 80th Governor of Georgia
  • Mar 12 Dana Walden, rock keyboardist (Champaign)

James TaylorJames Taylor (74 years old)

Mar 12 American singer-songwriter and guitarist ("Fire And Rain"; "You've Got A Friend"; "Shower The People"), born in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Mar 12 Kent Conrad, (Sen-D North Dakota)
  • Mar 12 Les Holroyd, British progressive rock musician (Barclay James Harvest), born in Oldham England
  • Mar 12 Virginia Bottomley, British minister of health and heritage
  • Mar 13 Robert S. Woods, American actor (Bo-One Life to Live, Waltons), born in Maywood, California
  • Mar 14 Billy Crystal, American actor, writer and producer (Soap, City Slickers), born in Long Beach, New York
  • Mar 14 Tom Coburn, American politician (Senator-R-Oklahoma 2005-2015, Rep-R-Oklahoma 1995-2001), born in Casper, Wyoming (d. 2020)
  • Mar 15 Kate Bornstein, American author
  • Mar 15 Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Brazilian diplomat (d. 2003)
  • Mar 16 Margaret [Edith] Weis, American sci-fi author (Dragons of Spring Dawning)
  • Mar 16 Michael Bruce, American rock guitarist and keyboard player (Alice Cooper, 1969-73), born in Arizona
  • Mar 17 Alex MacDonald, Scottish Footballer and football manager
  • Mar 17 Alexander Nelson Hood, 4th Viscount Bridport, British-born investment banker
  • Mar 17 Fran Byrne, Irish musician (Ace), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Mar 17 Jessica Williams, American jazz pianist and composer (In the Key of Monk), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2022)
  • Mar 17 Pat Lloyd, English rocker (The Equals), born in London, England
  • Mar 17 Robert Braunwart, who added thousands of dates to this database
  • Mar 17 William [Ford] Gibson, Canadian sci-fi author (Neuromancer, Count Zero)
  • Mar 18 Brian Lloyd, Welsh footballer
  • Mar 18 Eknath Solkar, cricketer (India 1969-77, brilliant short-leg fielder)
  • Mar 18 Jessica B. Harris, American culinary historian (High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America), born in Queens, New York
  • Mar 18 Lockwood Phillips, American radio host
  • Mar 18 Robert "Bobby" Whitlock, American singer, songwriter and musician (Derek and the Dominos), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Mar 19 Peep Lassmann, Estonian concert pianist, and educator (Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, 1992-present), born in Tartu, Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic (now Estonia)
  • Mar 19 Vintcent Van der Bijl, Natal cricket bowler (superb 2m of 70's & 80's)

Bobby OrrBobby Orr (74 years old)

Mar 20 Canadian Hockey HOF defenseman (Art Ross Trophy 1970, 75; Stanley Cup 1970, 72 Boston Bruins; 8 x NHL first All-Star team; 8 x James Norris Trophy), born in Parry Sound, Ontario

  • Mar 20 John de Lancie, American actor (Star Trek Next Generation - "Q"; Days of Our Lives), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 20 Pamela Sargent, American sci-fi author (Venus of Dreams, Cloned Lives), born in Ithaca, New York

Andrew Lloyd WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber (74 years old)

Mar 22 British theatrical composer (Jesus Christ Superstar; Phantom of the Opera; Cats), born in London, England

  • Mar 22 Randy Hobbs, American rock musician (Johnny Winter Band: McCoys), born in Winchester, Indiana (d. 1993)
  • Mar 22 Wolf Blitzer, American television journalist (CNN), born in Augsburg, Germany
  • Mar 23 David Olney, American folk singer-songwriter, born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2020)
  • Mar 23 Wasim Bari, Pakistani cricket wicket-keeper (Pakistan's most successful), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Mar 25 Lynn Faulds Wood, Scottish television presenter (Watchdog), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2020)
  • Mar 25 Michael Stanley [Gee], American rocker (Michael Stanley Band - "My Town"), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2021)
  • Mar 26 Kyung-Wha Chung, Korean violinist (Chung Sisters), born in Seoul, Korea
  • Mar 26 Richard Tandy, British rock bassist (ELO), born in Birmingham, England
  • Mar 26 Steven Tyler, American rock vocalist (Aerosmith - "Walk This Way"; "Dude Looks Like A Lady"), born in New York City
  • Mar 28 Dianne Wiest, American Academy, Emmy, SAG, and Golden Globe Award-winning stage and screen actress (Bullets Over Broadway; Parenthood; Hannah & Her Sisters), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Mar 28 Gerry House, American radio personality (Gerry House and the House Foundation), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Mar 28 John Evan, British rock keyboardist (Jethro Tull), born in Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Mar 28 Matthew Corbett, British actor (The Sooty Show), born in Guiseley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
  • Mar 28 Milan Williams, American keyboardist (Commodores - "Three Times a Lady"), born in Okolona, Mississippi (d. 2006)
  • Mar 29 (Walter) "Bud" Cort, American actor (M*A*S*H(film); Brewster McCloud; Harold and Maude), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Mar 30 Eddie Jordan, Irish motorsport F1 boss and TV commentator, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Mar 30 Jim "Dandy" Mangrum, American rock vocalist (Black Oak Arkansas), born in Benton Harbor, Michigan
  • Mar 30 Justin Deas, American actor (As The World Turns, Santa Barbara), born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 30 Mervyn King, English economist, Governor of the Bank of England (2003-13), born in Chesham Bois
  • Mar 30 Nigel Jones, British politician (LD), born in Cheltentham, England

Al GoreAl Gore (74 years old)

Mar 31 American politician and environmentalist (Vice President: 1993-2001), born in Washington, D.C.

  • Mar 31 David Eisenhower, author and grandson of President Eisenhower (married Julie Nixon), born in West Point, New York
  • Mar 31 Gustaaf Van Cauter, Belgian cyclist (world champion 100k team road race), born in Mechelen, Flanders
  • Mar 31 Rhea Perlman, American Emmy Award-winning actress (Taxi - "Zena"; Cheers - "Carla"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 31 Thijs van Leer, Dutch rock singer, organist, and flutist (Focus - "Hocus Pocus"; Introspection), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands

About March 1948

How Old? 74 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20), Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)