Famous People Born in 1948 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 931

  • May 29 Linda Esther Gray, Scottish operatic soprano (Isolde), born in Greenock
  • May 29 Michael Berkeley, English composer, broadcaster and House of Lords member (Jayne Eyre opera), born in London, England
  • May 29 Nick Mancuso, Italian-Canadian actor, born in Mammola, Italy
  • May 30 Michael Piller, American screenwriter (d. 2005)
  • May 31 Duncan L. Hunter, American politician (Rep-R-CA, 1981- 2009), born in Riverside, California

John BonhamJohn Bonham (1948-1980)

May 31 English rock drummer (Led Zeppelin - "Whole Lotta Love"), born in Redditch, England

  • May 31 Lynda Bellingham, Canadian-born English actress (Sweeney, Scarlet Tunic), born in Montreal, Quebec, (d. 2014)
  • May 31 Mike Edwards, aka Swami Deva Pramada, British rock cellist (ELO), born in London (d. 2010)
  • May 31 Paulinho da Costa, Brazilian percussionist (Thriller; Saturday Night Fever), born in Rio de Janeiro
  • May 31 Svetlana Alexievich, Ukrainian journalist and author (Noble Prize for Literature 2015), born in Stanislav, Ukraine
  • Jun 1 Powers Boothe, American Actor (Sin City, Deadwood), born in Snyder Texas (d. 2017)
  • Jun 1 Tom Sneva, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1983; USAC C'ship 1977, 78, 82-83), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Jun 1 Tomáš Halík, Czech priest and public intellectual
  • Jun 2 Albert Innaurato, playwright/director (Age in Soho), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 2 Jerry Mathers, Sioux City Iowa, actor (Beaver-Leave It To Beaver)
  • Jun 4 Bob Champion, English horse trainer and jockey, born in Sussex, England
  • Jun 4 Paquito D'Rivera, Cuban-American Grammy Award-winning clarinetist, saxophonist and jazz and classical composer, born in Havana, Cuba
  • Jun 4 Rosemary Joyce, model and actress (Daphne Draper-Search For Tomorrow)
  • Jun 4 Sandra Post, Canadian golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1968), born in Oakville, Ontario
  • Jun 5 Frank Esler-Smith, English Australian rocker (Air Supply), born in London, England (d. 1991)
  • Jun 5 Gail Davies, American country singer and producer ("I'll Be There (If You Ever Want Me)"; "Blue Heartache"), born in Broken Bow, Oklahoma
  • Jun 6 Phil Jones, American session and touring drummer and percussionist (Tom Petty; Cracker; Pegi Young), born in Oskaloosa, Iowa
  • Jun 6 Richard Sinclair, British progressive rock bassist, singer, guitarist, and songwriter (Caravan -"In the Land of Grey and Pink"), born in Canterbury, England
  • Jun 6 Vladimir Shadrin, Russian Hockey HOF centre (Olympic gold Soviet Union 1972, 76; 5 x World C'ship gold; HC Spartak Moscow, Oji Seishi), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2021)
  • Jun 9 Gudrun Schyman, Swedish politician (Feminist Initiative), born in Täby, Sweden
  • Jun 9 Jim Bailey, NCAA punter (most punts in season-101, Va Milt Academy)
  • Jun 9 Nathaniel Rosen, American cellist (Tchaikovsky-gold-1978), born in Altadena California
  • Jun 11 Anthony Nelson, British Labour politician, born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Jun 11 Bob Roetker, American jazz guitarist (Jazz Ambassadors), and teacher (Armed Forces School of Music), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jun 11 Lynsey de Paul, British singer and actress (Sugar Me), born in London (d. 2014)
  • Jun 11 Skip Alan, English drummer (Them - "G-L-O-R-I-A", Pretty Things - "S.F. Sorrow"), born in Westminster, London
  • Jun 11 Stephen Schnetzer, American actor (Cass Winthrop-Another World), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 12 Barry Bailey, American rock guitarist (Atlanta Rhythm Section), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2022) [1]
  • Jun 12 Hans Binder, Austrian auto racer (European Formula Ford C'ship 1972), born in Innsbruck, Austria
  • Jun 12 Lyn Collins [Gloria Lavern Collins], American soul singer (Think About It), born in Dime Box, Texas (d. 2005)
  • Jun 12 Norbert Phillip, West Indian cricket fast bowler (9 Tests, 28 wickets), born in Bioche, Dominica
  • Jun 13 Garnet Bailey, Canadian ice hockey player and executive, born in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 2001)
  • Jun 13 Joe Roth, American film executive, producer and film director (America's Sweethearts), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 14 Aleksandr Kabanov, Russian water polo player (Olympic gold 1972, 80; World C'ship gold 1975, 82) and coach (Russian men's & women's teams), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2020)
  • Jun 14 Stephen John Hunter, American guitarist, born in Decatur, Illinois
  • Jun 15 Champ Summers, baseball player
  • Jun 15 Leah Kunkel (née Cohen), American singer-songwriter (Coyote Sisters), session vocalist (Jackson Browne; Art Garfunkel), and entertaimnet lawyer, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jun 15 Mike Holmgren, American NFL coach and executive (Super Bowl 1996, Green Bay Packers; Seattle Seahawks; Cleveland Browns), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 16 Ron LeFlore, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 17 Dave Concepción, Venezuelan baseball all star shortstop (Cincinnati Reds), born in Ocumare de la Costa, Venezuela
  • Jun 18 Éva Marton, Hungarian operatic soprano, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jun 19 Nick Drake, English singer-songwriter (Pink Moon), born in Rangoon, Burma (d. 1974)
  • Jun 19 Phylicia Rashad, American Tony Award-winning actress (The Cosby Show - "Clair"; A Raisin in the Sun; One Life to Live), and singer, born in Houston, Texas
  • Jun 20 Alan Longmuir, Scottish pop-rock musician (Bay City Rollers - "Saturday Night"), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 2018)
  • Jun 20 Ludwig Scotty, Nauruan politician (President of Nauru, 10 weeks in 2003, 2004-07; Speaker of Parliament, 2000-02, Feb- Apr 2004; 2010-16), born in Anabar, Nauru
  • Jun 20 Nigel Morris, British Jazz-fusion drummer (Isotope), born in London, England
  • Jun 21 Andrzej Sapkowski, Polish writer (The Witcher), born in Łódź, Poland
  • Jun 21 Ian McEwan, English writer (Atonement), born in Aldershot, England
  • Jun 21 Lionel Rose, Australian boxer (WBA, WBC, The Ring bantamweight title 1968-69; first Indigenous Australian to win a world title), born in Drouin, Australia (d. 2011)
  • Jun 21 Tim Wood, American figure skater (World C'ship gold singles 1969, 70; Olympic silver 1968), born in Highland Park, Michigan
  • Jun 22 Nolan Clarke, Barbados cricketer (Barbados bat 1970-77, later Holland stalwart)
  • Jun 22 Sue Roberts, American golfer (4 LPGA titles), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Jun 22 Todd Rundgren, American rock singer-songwriter ("We Gotta Get You A Woman"; "Hello It's Me"; "Bang The Drum All Day"), multi-instrumentalist and producer (The Tubes; XTC; Grand Funk Railroad), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Clarence ThomasClarence Thomas (74 years old)

Jun 23 108th US Supreme Court Justice (1991- ), born in Savannah, Georgia

  • Jun 23 Darhyl S. Ramsey, American author
  • Jun 23 Joaquin Avila, American lawyer and civil rights champion who advocated against voter discrimination, born in Compton, California (d. 2018)
  • Jun 23 Myles Goodwyn, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jun 23 Nigel Osborne, British composer, teacher and music therapist, born in Manchester, England
  • Jun 24 Patrick Moraz, Swiss progressive rock keyboard player (Yes, 1974-77; The Moody Blues, 1978-91), born in Morges, Switzerland
  • Jun 25 Michael Lembeck, American actor (Max-One Day at a Time), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 27 Angel Penna Jr., horse trainer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jun 27 Bill Summers, American jazz, fusion, and Afro-Cuban jazz percussionist and conguero (Herbie Hancock's Headhunters; Sonny Rollins; Quincy Jones), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 27 Camile Baudoin, American guitarist (The Radiators), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Kathy BatesKathy Bates (74 years old)

Jun 28 American Academy Award-winning actress (Misery), born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • Jun 29 Bill Kirchen, American singer and guitarist (Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen - "Hot Rod Lincoln"), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Jun 29 Charles McCorquodale, British art historian, born in Edinburgh (d. 1996)
  • Jun 29 Dervin Gordon, British musician (The Equals), born in Jamaica
  • Jun 29 Fred Grandy, American actor (The Love Boat - "Gopher") and politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa), born in Sioux City, Iowa
  • Jun 29 Ian Paice, British hard rock drummer (White Snake; Deep Purple - "Smoke On The Water"), born in Nottingham, England
  • Jun 29 Lala Rukh, Pakistani activist and abstract artist (Women’s Action Forum), born in Lahore, Pakistan (d. 2017) [1]
  • Jul 1 Wang Qishan, Chinese Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, born in Qingdao, Shandong
  • Jul 2 Saul Rubinek, Canadian film actor
  • Jul 3 Paul Barrere, American rock guitarist (Little Feat - "Time Loves a Hero"), born in Burbank, California (d. 2019)
  • Jul 3 Peter Ruzicka, German composer and conductor, born in Dusseldorf, Germany
  • Jul 3 Tarmo Koivisto, Finnish comics artist (Mämmilä), born in Orivesi, Finland
  • Jul 4 Ed Armbrister, Bahamian baseball player (Cincinnati Reds), born in Nassau, Bahamas
  • Jul 4 Jeremy Spencer, British rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac - "Oh Well"), born in Hartlepool, County Durham, England
  • Jul 4 René Arnoux, French formula-1 racer (6th place-1980), born in Pontcharra, Isère, France
  • Jul 4 Tommy Körberg, Swedish pop singer, musician, and stage actor (Chess), born in Norsjö, Sweden
  • Jul 5 Julie Nixon Eisenhower, American author and the youngest daughter of Richard Nixon, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 5 William Hootkins, American actor, born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2005)
  • Jul 6 Brad Park, Canadian NHL defenseman (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 6 Nathalie Baye, French actress (Beau Pere, Honeymoon), born in Mainneville, France
  • Jul 6 Tom Curley, American media executive (President of the Associated Press), born in Easton, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 6 Wadih Sa'adeh, Lebanese-Australian poet (Laysa Lil Massa’ Ikhwah), born in Lebanon
  • Jul 7 Fred Brown, NBAer (Seattle SuperSonic)
  • Jul 7 Jean Leclerc, French Canadian actor (Jeremy Hunter-All My Children), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jul 7 Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2012)
  • Jul 8 Kim Darby, American actress (True Grit, Enola Gay, Rich Man Poor Man), born in Hollywood, California
  • Jul 8 Raffi [Cavoukian], Armenian-Canadian children's singer and lyricist ("Baby Beluga"), born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Jul 9 Hassan Wirajuda, Indonesian politician (15th Foreign Minister of Indonesia), born in Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia
  • Jul 11 Martin Rushent, British sound engineer (Gentle Giant; Shirley Bassey), and record producer (Buzzcocks; The Human League), born in Enfield, England (d. 2011)
  • Jul 12 Ben Burtt Jr., American sound designer, born in Jamesville, New York
  • Jul 12 Jay Thomas [Jon Thomas Terrell], American disc jockey, comedian, and actor (Cheers; Murphy Brown), born in Kermit, Texas (d. 2017)
  • Jul 12 Richard Simmons, American exercise guru (CHiPs, Deal-a-Meal), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jul 12 Walter Egan, American guitarist, and singer-songwriter ("Magnet And Steel"; "Hot Summer Nights"), born in Queens, New York City
  • Jul 13 Alf Hansen, Norwegian rower Olympic gold, double sculls 1976; World C'ship gold double sculls 1975, 78, 79, 82), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Jul 13 Daphne Maxwell Reid, actress (Frank's Place)
  • Jul 13 Don Sweet, CFL, NFL place kicker (Montreal, Green Bay), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jul 13 Linda Ann Simon, airline capt
  • Jul 13 Michel Maïque, French rugby league second rower (8 Tests; FC Lézignan) and politician (Mayor of Lézignan-Corbières 2014-20), born in Aude, France (d. 2021)
  • Jul 13 Robert A. Underwood, American politician (Rep-D-Guam), born in Tamuning, Guam
  • Jul 13 Ronald Machtley, American politician (Rep-R-Rhode Island), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 13 Tony Kornheiser, American sports journalist
  • Jul 14 Akua Dixon, American jazz cellist, arranger, composer, and educator, (Quartette Indigo), born in New York City
  • Jul 14 Ken Burrough, American football wide receiver (Pro Bowl 1975, 77; Houston Oilers), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2022)
  • Jul 15 (Thomas) "Artemis" Pyle, American rock drummer (Lynyrd Skynyrd - "Gimme Three Steps"), and plane crash survivor, born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jul 15 Alicia Bridges, American pop singer ("I Love The Nightlife"), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Jul 15 Enriqueta Basilio, Mexican track and field athlete, and first woman to light the Olympic Cauldron (Mexico City, 1968), born in Mexicali, Baja California (d. 2019)
  • Jul 16 Pinchas Zukerman, Israeli-American violinist (Leventritt Prize, 1967), conductor (St. Paul Chamber, 1980-87; National Arts Centre (Canada), 1999-2015), and pedagogue, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Jul 16 Rubén Blades, Panamanian singer and actor, born in Panama City, Panama
  • Jul 17 Brian Glascock, British rock drummer (Motels - "Only The Lonely"), born in Islington, England
  • Jul 17 Cathy Ferguson, 100m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1964), born in Stockton, California
  • Jul 17 Luc Bondy, Swiss theatre and opera director, born in Zurich Switzerland (d. 2015)
  • Jul 17 Phillip Harris, rocker
  • Jul 17 Ron Asheton, American guitarist, bassist, and songwriter (The Stooges), born in Washington DC (d. 2009)
  • Jul 18 Carlos Colón, Sr., Puerto Rican professional wrestler, born in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico
  • Jul 18 Cesar Zuiderwijk, Dutch rock drummer (Golden Earring - "Radar Love"), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Jul 18 Hartmut Michel, German chemist (Nobel 1988 - determination of the structure of certain proteins that are essential for photosynthesis), born in Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • Jul 18 Phil Harris, British rocker (Ace), born in Muswell Hill, London
  • Jul 18 Steve Madaio, American session and touring trumpet player (Paul Butterfield; Stevie Wonder; Rolling Stones), born in New York City (d. 2019)
  • Jul 19 Beverly Archer, American actress (Iola-Mama's Family), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Jul 19 Keith Godchaux, American pianist, and singer (Grateful Dead, 1971-79 - "Let Me Sing Your Blues Away"), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1980)
  • Jul 20 Richard H. Lehman, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1983-95), born in Fresno, California
  • Jul 21 Art Hindle, actor (Jeff-Dallas, Berrengers), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Cat StevensCat Stevens (74 years old)

Jul 21 British singer-songwriter ("Peace Train"; "Moonshadow"), born in Marleybone, London, England

  • Jul 21 Ed Hinton, American sportswriter, born in Laurel, Mississippi
  • Jul 21 Garry Trudeau, American political cartoonist (Doonesbury), born in New York City
  • Jul 21 John Hart, American Major League Baseball executive (Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers, Atlanta Braves), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Jul 22 Otto Waalkes, German comedian
  • Jul 22 S. E. Hinton, American author
  • Jul 23 John Cushnahan, Northern Irish politician, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Jul 23 John Hall, American singer-songwriter (Orleans - "Still The One"; "Dance With Me"), environmentalist, and politician (US Representative from New York (D), 2007-11), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jul 24 Marvin the Martian, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Chuck Jones and Michael Maltese (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Haredevil Hare"
  • Jul 25 Brian Stableford, British sci-fi author (Day of Wrath), born in Shipley, Yorkshire, England
  • Jul 25 Steve Goodman, American folk singer and songwriter ("City of New Orleans"; "You Never Even Called Me by My Name"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1984)
  • Jul 26 Allen Doyle, American golfer (PGA Seniors' C'ship 1999; Senior Players C'ship 2001; US Senior Open 2005, 06), born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island
  • Jul 26 Norair Nurikian, Bulgarian weightlifter (Olympic gold men's 60kg 1972, 56kg 1976), born in Sliven, Bulgaria
  • Jul 27 Henny Vrienten, Dutch bassist and singer (Doe Maar), born in Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands
  • Jul 27 Pavlos Sidiropoulos, Greek rock singer, songwriter and guitarist (Electric Theseus), born in Athens (d. 1990)

Peggy FlemingPeggy Fleming (74 years old)

Jul 27 American figure skater (Olympic gold 1968, 3-time world champion), born in San Jose, California

  • Jul 28 Eric Sweeney, Irish contemporary composer (The Green One), born in Dublin (d. 2020)
  • Jul 28 Georgia Engel, American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, 1972-77 - "Georgette"; Hot In Cleveland, 2011-15 -"Mamie-Sue"), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2019)
  • Jul 28 Gerald Casale, American new wave bassist, vocalist, keyboardist, and music video director (Devo - "Whip It!': "Jocko Homo"), born in Ravenna, Ohio
  • Jul 28 Sergei Bodrov, Russian director (Katala, Somebody to Love), born in Khabarovsk, Russia
  • Jul 30 Jean Reno, Moroccan-French actor (22 Bullets), born in Casablanca, Morocco
  • Jul 31 Leaveil Degree, rocker (Whispers)
  • Aug 1 Abdelmalek Sellal, Prime Minister of Algeria (2014 - present), born in Constantine, Algeria
  • Aug 1 Bob Spink, British politician (MP for Castle Point in Essex), born in Haworth, Worth Valley, Yorkshire
  • Aug 2 Andy Fairweather Low, Wels h session and touring guitarist (Amen Corner; Roger Waters; Eric Clapton; George Harrison), born in Ystrad Mynach, Wales
  • Aug 2 Chris Bennett, American musician (The Theme from Midnight Express), born in Marshall, Illinois
  • Aug 2 Robert Holdstock, English sci-fi author (Ghost Dance, Labyrinth), born in Hythe, England (d. 2009)
  • Aug 3 Pierre Lacroix, Canadian NHL executive (Quebec Nordiques; Stanley Cup 1996, 2001 Colorado Avalanche), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2020)
  • Aug 4 Giorgio Parisi, Italian theoretical physicist (2021 Nobel Prize for Physics for pioneering work on climate change), born in Rome, Italy
  • Aug 4 Jim Slattery, American politician (Rep-D-Kansas, 1983-95), born in Good Intent, Kansas
  • Aug 5 Ray Clemence MBE, English soccer goalkeeper (England 61 caps, Liverpool, Tottenham), born in Skegness, Lincolnshire (d. 2020)
  • Aug 5 Tony DiCicco, US women's soccer coach (Olympics 1996), born in Wethersfield, Connecticut
  • Aug 6 Michael Peters, choreographer (What's Love Got to Do with It)
  • Aug 7 Greg Chappell, Australian Cricket Batsman and captain (87 Tests; 7,110 runs @ 53.86, TS 247, 24 x 100s, 47 wickets; South Australia, Somerset CCC, Queensland)), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Aug 7 James Allison, American immunologist (Noble Prize for Medicine 2018), born in Alice, Texas
  • Aug 7 Marty Appel, American public relations executive and author, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 8 Floyd Reese, American football administrator (GM Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans 1994-2006) and analyst (ESPN's NFL Live, ESPN.com), born in Springfield, Missouri (d. 2021)
  • Aug 8 Svetlana Y Savitskaya, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-7, T-12, T-15A)
  • Aug 9 Bill Campbell, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star, AL saves leader 1977; AL Rolaids Relief Man Award 1976, 77; Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox), born in Highland Park, Michigan (d. 2023)
  • Aug 10 Pal Gerevich, Hungarian fencer (Olympic bronze 1972, 80)
  • Aug 11 Don Boyd, Scottish director and producer (Goldeneye, 21, East of Elephant Rock), born in Nairn
  • Aug 11 Jan Palach, Czech student protester (d. 1969)
  • Aug 11 Rustam Akramov, Uzbek soccer coach (Uzbekistan 1992-94; India 1995-97), born in Yangibozor, Uzbekistan (d. 2022)
  • Aug 12 Graham Zellick, principal (Queen Mary & Westfield College London)
  • Aug 13 Kathleen Battle, American Grammy, Emmy, and Olivier Award-winning operatic soprano (Wagner's Tannhäuser - "the Shephard"), born in Portsmouth, Ohio
  • Aug 13 Mosiuoa Lekota, South African UDF/ANC leader, born in Kroonstad, South Africa
  • Aug 13 Tony Santini [Scott Powell], American rock singer (Sha Na Na, 1969-81), and orthopedic surgeon, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Aug 14 Joseph Marcell, British actor (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air), born in Castries, Saint Lucia
  • Aug 14 Terry Adams, American piano player and composer (NRBQ - "Me And The Boys"), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Aug 15 George Ryton, British engineer, born in Singapore
  • Aug 15 Patsy Gallant, Canadian pop singer ("It'll All Come Around"), born in Campbellton, New Brunswick
  • Aug 15 Tom Johnston, American guitarist and vocalist (The Doobie Brothers, 1970-77 & 1987-present - "Listen To The Music"; "China Grove"), born in Visalia, California
  • Aug 16 Barry Hay, Dutch singer, guitarist, flute and saxophone player (Golden Earring - "Radar Love"), born in Faizabad, India
  • Aug 16 Mike Jorgensen, American baseball player
  • Aug 16 Pierre Reid, Canadian politician and teacher
  • Aug 17 Alexander Ivashkin, Russian cellist, conductor, and sitar player, born in Blagoveshchensk, Russia (d. 2014)
  • Aug 17 Bo Rucker, American actor (Superman, Soup for One, Lock Up), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Aug 17 Rod MacDonald, American singer-songwriter, born in Southington, Connecticut
  • Aug 18 Rudy Hartono Kurniawan, Indonesian badminton star (All-England tennis champ), born in Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Aug 19 Susan Jacks [Pesklevits], Canadian singer and songwriter, born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Aug 19 Tipper Gore, American wife of US Vice President Al Gore (1993-01), born in Washington D.C.
  • Aug 20 John Noble, Australian actor (Dr. Walter Bishop-Fringe) and theatre director, born in Port Pirie, Australia

Robert PlantRobert Plant (74 years old)

Aug 20 British rock vocalist (Led Zeppelin - "Stairway To Heaven"), born in West Bromwich, England

  • Aug 21 Robert Hazard [Rimato], American singer-songwriter ("Girls Just Want to Have Fun"; "Escalator of Life"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • Aug 22 Eleonora Brown, Italian actress (The Sailor from Gibraltar), born in Naples, Italy
  • Aug 22 Rob Buckman, British broadcaster and actor (Pink Medicine Show), born in London
  • Aug 23 Andrei Pleşu, Romanian writer and essayist, born in Bucharest, Romania
  • Aug 23 Daniel Ruettiger "Rudy", University of Notre Dame football legend, born in Joliet, Illinois
  • Aug 23 Ron Blomberg, American 1st baseman (NY Yankees) and 1st designated hitter, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 24 Jean-Michel Jarre, French ambient-electronic musician (Oxygène; Équinoxe), born in Lyon, France