On This Day

Famous People Born in 1948 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 800 of 831

  • Sep 22 Denis Burke, Australian politician
  • Sep 22 Jim Byrnes, American actor and musician
  • Sep 23 Rob van Koningsbruggen, sculptor
  • Sep 23 Tomas Ulrich, American classical, jazz and rock cellist and composer (Diller-Quaile String Quartet), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Sep 23 "Dangerous" Dan Toler, American rock guitarist (Dickey Betts; Allman Brothers), born in Connersville, Indiana (d. 2013)
  • Sep 24 Bernadette Hingley, British priest, one of the 1st women to be ordained in England, born in Sowerby Bridge, England (d. 1995)
  • Sep 24 Gordon Clapp, American actor (Greg Medavoy-NYPD Blue), born in North Conway, New Hampshire

Person of interestPhil Hartman

Sep 24 Phil Hartman, Canadian-American actor (SNL, Peewee's Playhouse), born in Brantford, Ontario (d. 1998)

  • Sep 24 Heinz Chur, German composer, born in Essen, Germany

Person of interestOlivia Newton-John

Sep 26 Olivia Newton-John, Australian singer and actress (Lets Get Physical), born in Cambridge, England

Singer and Actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and Actress
Olivia Newton-John
  • Sep 26 Vladimír Remek, Czech politician and cosmonaut (Soyuz 28), born in České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
  • Sep 27 A Martinez, American actor (L.A. Law, Santa Barbara), born in Glendale, California
  • Sep 27 Michael Houlihan, director (Horniman Museum & Gardens)
  • Sep 27 Michele Dotrice, English actor
  • Sep 27 Tom Braidwood, Canadian actor
  • Sep 27 John K. Reed, American coral biologist

  • Sep 29 Bryant Gumbel, sportscaster/TV host (Today Show), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Sep 29 John M McHugh, (Rep-R-NY)
  • Sep 29 Mark Farner, American musician, songwriter and vocalist (Grand Funk Railroad), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Sep 29 Mike Pinera, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly)
  • Sep 29 Viktor Krovopouskov, USSR, sabres/fencer (Olympic gold, individual and team, 1976, 1980)
  • Sep 29 Theo Jörgensmann, German jazz clarinetist
  • Oct 1 Cub Koda, rocker (Brownsville Station)
  • Oct 1 Ellen McIlwaine, American blues singer-songwriter (Honky Tonky Angel), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Oct 1 Peter Blake, New Zealand yachtsman and winner of numerous Whitbread and America's Cup sailing contests, born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2001)
  • Oct 2 Avery Brooks, American actor (Spenser for Hire, Deep Space 9), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • Oct 2 Chris LeDoux, American country singer (Ridin' for a Fall), born in Biloxi, Mississippi (d. 2005)
  • Oct 2 Donna Karan, American fashion designer (Coty Award-1977), born in Forest Hills, New York
  • Oct 2 Robert Anderson, New Zealand cricket batsman (9 Tests; top score 92 1976), born in Christchurch, Canterbury
  • Oct 2 Sir Trevor Brooking, English soccer midfielder (47 caps; West Ham United 528 games), born in Barking, Essex
  • Oct 2 Persis Khambatta, Indian actress (Star Trek, Megaforce), born in Mumbai, India (d. 1998)
  • Oct 2 Leslie Frankenheimer, American film set designer (4 Emmy Awards), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • Oct 3 Michael Medved, American film critic
  • Oct 4 Linda McMahon, CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment
  • Oct 4 Tom Webster, Canadian ice hockey right wing (Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings) and coach (NY Rangers, LA Kings), born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario (d. 2020)
  • Oct 5 Delroy Wilson, Jamaican singer, born in Kingston, Jamaica

  • Oct 5 Lucius "Tawl" Ross, American pop guitarist (Funkadelic-One Nation Under a Groove), born in Wagram, North Carolina
  • Oct 5 Sal Viscuso, American actor (Soap, Montefuscos), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 5 Russell Mael, American singer, engineer and director (Sparks), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Oct 5 Zoran Živković, Serbian writer, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • Oct 6 Dan Hamburg, (Rep-D-California)
  • Oct 6 Gerry Adams, Northern Irish politician
  • Oct 6 Glenn Branca, avant-garde composer and guitarist, born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 7 Diane Ackerman, American poet and essayist, born in Waukegan, Illinois

Person of interestJohnny Ramone

Oct 8 Johnny Ramone [Cummings], American rock guitarist (Ramones), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2004)

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
Guitarist
Johnny Ramone
  • Oct 8 Sarah Purcell, American actress and TV hostess (Real People), born in Richmond, Indiana
  • Oct 8 Stephanie Marrian [Stefanie Khan], French model, actress and comedienne (Benny Hill Show), born in Paris, France
  • Oct 8 Benjamin Cheever, American novelist and editor (The Partisan)
  • Oct 8 Claude Jade, French actress (Stolen Kisses), born in Dijon, France (d. 2006)
  • Oct 8 Pedro Alonso López, Colombian serial killer known as the 'The Monster of the Andes' (120-300+ victims), born in Santa Isabel, Tolima, Colombia
  • Oct 9 Dave Samuels, American vibraphonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance), born in Waukegan, Illinois (d. 2019)
  • Oct 9 Jackson Browne, American rock vocalist (Lawyers in Love), born in Heidelberg, Germany
  • Oct 9 Caleb Quayle, English rock musician (Hall & Oates), born in London, England
  • Oct 10 Cyril Neville, American singer and percussionist (Neville Brothers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Oct 10 Séverine [Josiane Grizeau], French singer (Un banc, un arbre, une rue), born in Paris
  • Oct 10 Ed Volker, American musician (The Radiators), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Oct 12 Rick Parfitt, English pop guitarist and singer (Status Quo-Wanderer), born in Surrey, England
  • Oct 13 John Ford Coley, American musician (England Dan & John Ford Coley), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Oct 13 Ted Poe, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas), born in Temple, Texas
  • Oct 14 David Ruprecht, American game show host, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Oct 14 Engin Arık, Turkish nuclear physicist, born in Istanbul (d. 2007)
  • Oct 14 André Guesdon, French soccer defender (Monaco, Nice) and manager (Viry-Châtillon, Angers, Brest), born in Benouville, France (d. 2020)
  • Oct 15 Aleksandr Puchkov, Russian colonel and cosmonaut
  • Oct 16 Michael Tylo, American actor (Guiding Light, Blade-Young & Restless), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 16 Leo Mazzone, American baseball coach
  • Oct 16 Hema Malini, Indian Actress
  • Oct 16 Jim Ed Norman [Edward James Norman], American musician and record producer, born in Fort Myers, Florida
  • Oct 17 George Wendt, American actor (Norm in Cheers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 17 Margot Kidder, Canadian American actress (Lois Lane in Superman films, Amityville Horror), born in Yellowknife, Canada (d. 2018)
  • Oct 18 Isabel E Allen, biostatician
  • Oct 18 Ntozake Shange, American author
  • Oct 19 Chester Biscardi, composer
  • Oct 19 Patrick Simmons, guitarist/vocal (Doobie Brothers-Minute by Minute)
  • Oct 20 Andrei Suraikin, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic silver 1972)
  • Oct 20 Robert A Borski, (Rep-D-PA, 1983- )
  • Oct 21 Moses J "Moss" Mayekiso, South African union/SACP-leader
  • Oct 21 Shaye Cohen, Historian and Professor at Harvard University
  • Oct 21 Tom Everett, American actor
  • Oct 22 John Peterson, American freestyle wrestler (Olympic gold 1976), born in Cumberland, Wisconsin
  • Oct 22 Mike Hendrick, cricketer (England seam bowler in 30 Tests 1974-81)
  • Oct 22 Lynette Fromme, American who attempted to assassinate US President Gerald Ford
  • Oct 23 Hermann Hauser, Austrian-born entrepreneur
  • Oct 23 Brian Ross, American journalist
  • Oct 24 Dale "Buffin" Griffin, English rock drummer (Mott The Hoople), born in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England (d. 2016)
  • Oct 24 Kweisi Mfume, American (Rep-D-Maryland) and CEO of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Oct 24 Paul and Barry Ryan, British composers and singers, born in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
  • Oct 25 Dan Gable, American 68kg freestyle wrestler (Olympic gold 1972), born in Waterloo, Iowa
  • Oct 25 Dan Issel, American NBA coach and player (27,482 points, Denver Nuggets), born in Batavia, Illinois

Person of interestDave Cowens

Oct 25 Dave Cowens, American NBA forward (Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Newport, Kentucky

NBA Center and Head Coach Dave Cowens
NBA Center and Head Coach
Dave Cowens
  • Oct 25 Daniel Mark Epstein, American poet and biographer (Abraham Lincoln), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 26 Marshall Colt, American actor (Eric-Lottery), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Oct 27 Byron Allred, American rocker (Steve Miller Band), born in Logan, Utah
  • Oct 27 Sherman Robertson, American blues musician (I'm the Man), born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
  • Oct 28 Ricki Lee Reynolds, country singer (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • Oct 28 Telma Hopkins, singer (Tony Orlando, Family Matters), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Oct 28 Valeri Viktorovich Baberdin, Russian colonel/cosmonaut

Person of interestKate Jackson

Oct 29 Kate Jackson, actress (Rookies, Charlie's Angels), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Actress Kate Jackson
Actress
Kate Jackson
  • Oct 29 Ricky Reynolds, American musician (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • Nov 1 Anna Stuart, American actress (Another World, All My Children), born in Bluefield, West Virginia
  • Nov 2 Rich Gooch, American rock bassist (Quarterflash)
  • Nov 2 Víctor Galíndez, Argentine boxer (WBA light heavyweight title 1974-79), born in Vedia, Buenos Aires (d. 1980)
  • Nov 3 Lulu [Marie Lawrie], Scottish singer (Together) and actress (To Sir, With Love), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Nov 3 Tom Shales, TV critic (Washington Post)
  • Nov 3 Hugh Moffatt, American country music singer and songwriter, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Nov 5 Peter Hammill, English singer and songwriter (Patient), born in Ealing, London
  • Nov 5 Rick Cobb, American hard rock drummer (Bloodrock)
  • Nov 5 Mel Ab-Owain, Welsh politician
  • Nov 5 Hridayananda dasa Goswami, International Society for Krishna Consciousness guru, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 5 Bernard-Henri Lévy, French public intellectual, born in Béni Saf, Oran, French Algeria
  • Nov 5 Pepper LaBeija [William Jackson], American drag queen and fashion designer, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2003)

Person of interestGlenn Frey

Nov 6 Glenn Frey, American rock vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2016)

Rock Vocalist Glenn Frey
Rock Vocalist
Glenn Frey
  • Nov 7 Alex Ribeiro, Brazilian racing driver, born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Nov 8 Dale A Gardner, American naval commander and astronaut (STS 8, STS 51A), born in Fairmont, Minnesota (d. 2014)
  • Nov 9 Alan Gratzer, rock drummer (Reo Speedwagon), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Nov 9 Bille August, Danish director (Best Intentions, Twist & Shout), born in Brede, Denmark
  • Nov 9 Sharon Stouder, American 100m butterfly swimmer (Olympic gold 1964), born in Altadena, California (d. 2013)
  • Nov 9 Michel Pagliaro, Canadian rock singer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 9 Henrik S. Järrel, Swedish politician, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Nov 9 Joe Bouchard, American guitarist and bassist, born in Watertown, New York
  • Nov 10 Mário Viegas, Portuguese actor (The Jew, Divine Comedy, Funeral of Patrao), born in Santarém, Portugal (d. 1996)
  • Nov 10 Aaron Brown, American broadcast journalist (World News Now), born in Hopkins, Minnesota

  • Nov 11 Vincent Schiavelli, actor (Playroom, Waiting for the Light)
  • Nov 12 Errol Brown, singer-songwriter vocalist (Hot Chocolate), born in Kingston, Jamaica

Person of interestHassan Rouhani

Nov 12 Hassan Rouhani, Iranian politician (President of Iran 2013-), born in Sorkheh, Semnan

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani
President of Iran
Hassan Rouhani
  • Nov 13 John de Lancie, American actor (Q-Star Trek Next Generation, Days of our Lives), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 13 Sheila Frazier, American actress (Gloria-Lazarus Syndrome), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestPrince Charles

Nov 14 Prince Charles [Charles Philip Arthur George], Prince of Wales/Duke of Cornwall, born in London

Prince of Wales Prince Charles
Prince of Wales
Prince Charles
  • Nov 14 Jacob Kohnstamm, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior (D66, 1994-)
  • Nov 14 James Young, rock guitarist (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 14 Robert Ginty, American actor (Paper Chase, White Fire), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 14 Ian Stanley, Australian golfer (British Senior Open 2001), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2018)
  • Nov 15 Roy P Dyson, (Rep-D-MD, 1981- )
  • Nov 16 Aline Issermann, French director (Amant Magnifiquew), born in Paris
  • Nov 16 Chi Coltrane, American pianist and singer, born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • Nov 16 Bonnie Greer, American-British playwright and critic, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 17 Jaime Huelamo, Spanish cyclist (Olympic bronze 1972) drug disqualified
  • Nov 17 Howard Dean, American politician, Governor of Vermont (1991-2003), born in East Hampton, New York
  • Nov 17 Tom Wolf, American politician, Governor of Pennsylvania (2015-), born in Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 18 Andrea Marcovicci, American actress (Gloria-Berrengers, Fran-Trapper John), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 18 Jack Tatum, American NFL defensive back (Raiders), born in Cherryville, North Carolina
  • Nov 18 Ural Nazibovich Sultanov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Nov 20 Richard Masur, American actor (David-One Day at a Time), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 20 Samuel E. Wright, American actor (Enos, Ball Four), born in Camden, South Carolina
  • Nov 20 John Bolton, American security advisor and diplomat (US Ambassador to UN), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 20 Jacqueline Hansen, American long distance athlete (world women's marathon record 1974 2:43:54; 1975 2:38:10; Boston Marathon 1973), born in Binghamton, New York
  • Nov 21 Lonnie Jordan, rock keyboardist and vocalist (War), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 21 George Zimmer, American entrepreneur
  • Nov 21 Alphonse Mouzon, American jazz musician (Weather Report, Tenacious Records), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 2016)
  • Nov 21 John "Rabbit" Bundrick, American keyboardist and organist (The Who, The Rocky Horror Picture Show), born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 22 Radomir Antić, Serbian soccer defender (1 cap Yugoslavia; Partizan, Luton Town) and manager (Atlético Madrid; Serbia), born in Žitište, Serbia (d. 2020)
  • Nov 23 Bruce Vilanch, American comedy writer

  • Nov 24 Ashok Gandotra, cricketer (in Rio de Janiero Two Tests for India 1969)
  • Nov 24 Spider Robinson, Canadian sci-fi author (3 Hugo, Callahan's Secret)
  • Nov 24 Steve Yeager, catcher (LA Dodger)
  • Nov 25 Storm Field, [Elliot], NY, weatherman (WABC TV, WCBS TV)
  • Nov 25 Jacques P. Dupuis, French Canadian politician
  • Nov 26 Galina Prozumenshchikova, Soviet 200m backstroke (Olympic gold 1964), born in Sevastopol, Russian SFSR
  • Nov 26 Krešimir Ćosić, Croatian basketball player, born in Zagreb, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia (d. 1995)
  • Nov 26 Claes Elfsberg, Swedish television presenter, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Nov 27 Dave Winthrop, rock saxophonist (Supertramp)
  • Nov 28 Agnieszka Holland, Polish actress and director (Europa Europa), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Nov 28 Beeb Birtles, [Gerard Birtlekamp], rock guitarist (Little River Band)
  • Dec 1 Sarfraz Nawaz, Pakistani cricket pace bowler (55 Tests, 177 wickets; 45 ODIs), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Dec 1 George Foster, American baseball left fielder (MLB All Star 1976-79, 81; NL MVP 1977; Cincinnati Reds), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Dec 1 Tom Wright, English bishop and theologian
  • Dec 1 Neil Warnock, English soccer winger and manager (Crystal Palace, Leeds, QPR, Cardiff City), born in Sheffield, England
  • Dec 2 T. C. Boyle, American novelist (World's End), born in Peekskill, New York
  • Dec 2 Antonín Panenka, Czech soccer midfielder (59 caps; Bohemians Praha, Rapid Vienna), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Dec 3 Diane Kurys, [Emir Kusturica], Sarajevo, bass guitarist

Person of interestOzzy Osbourne

Dec 3 Ozzy Osbourne, English heavy metal vocalist and songwriter (Black Sabbath), born in Birmingham, England

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
  • Dec 4 Lin Onus, Australian Aboriginal artist (Michael and I are just slipping down to the pub for a minute), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 1996)
  • Dec 4 Southside Johnny [Lyons], American rocker (Asbury Jukes - I Don't Want Go Home), born in Neptune, New Jersey
  • Dec 6 Don Nickles, American politician (Sen-R-Okla, 1981-2005), born in Ponca City, Oklahoma
  • Dec 6 JoBeth Williams, American actress (Kramer vs Kramer, Poltergeist), born in Houston, Texas
  • Dec 6 Marius Müller-Westernhagen, German rocker (Stinker), born in Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Dec 6 Keke Rosberg, Finnish auto racer (World F1 Champion 1982), born in Solna, Sweden
  • Dec 6 Eigil Nielsen, Danish soccer midfielder (10 caps; Basel), born in Tårs, Denmark (d. 2019)
  • Dec 6 Yoshihide Suga, Japanese politician, Prime Minister of Japan (2020-), born in Yuzawa, Japan
  • Dec 7 Gary Morris, American country singer and actor (Colbys), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Dec 7 Yoko Morishita, Japanese prima ballerina (Baterina No Habataki), born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • Dec 7 Mads Vinding, Danish bassist, born in Copenhagen, Denmark

Person of interestJimmy Lai

Dec 8 Jimmy Lai [Lai Chee-Ying], Chinese businessman (founder of Giordano), born in Guangzhou, China

Entrepreneur and Pro-Democracy Activist Jimmy Lai
Entrepreneur and Pro-Democracy Activist
Jimmy Lai
  • Dec 8 Roscoe Nance, American sportswriter (USA Today; Mississippi’s first African American sportswriter at mainstream newspaper), born in Enterprise, Alabama (d. 2020)
  • Dec 9 Marleen Gorris, Dutch writer and director (Antonia's Line), born in Roermond, Netherlands
  • Dec 9 Ron Vawter, American actor (Philadelphia, Empire City, Twister), born in Latham, New York (d. 1994)
  • Dec 10 Abu Abbas [Muhammad Zaidan], Palestinian founder of the Palestine Liberation Front (PLO), born in Yarmouk Camp (d. 2004)
  • Dec 11 Elizabeth Baur, American actress (Fran-Ironside, Teresa-Lancer), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)
  • Dec 11 Stamatis Spanoudakis, Greek composer, born in Athens, Greece
  • Dec 12 Ray Jackson, English rock musician, born in Wallsend, Northumberland, England
  • Dec 13 Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, American guitarist (Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 13 Lillian Board, British 400m athlete (Olympic silver 1968), born in Durban, South Africa (d. 1970)
  • Dec 13 Ted Nugent, American guitarist (Cat Scratch Fever, Damn Yankees) and right-wing gun advocate,, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Dec 13 Davy O'List, English rocker (Roxy Music), born in Chiswick, London
  • Dec 13 Brian Wilson, British Labour politician, born in Dunoon, Scotland
  • Dec 14 Boudewijn Büch, Dutch writer and TV host, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Dec 14 Dee Wallace Stone [Deanna Bowers], American actress (Critters, 10, ET), born in Kansas City, Kanasas
  • Dec 14 Kim Beazley, Australian politician (33rd Governor of Western Australia), born in Perth, Western Australia
  • Dec 15 David Gwillim, English actor (Island at Top of the World), born in Plymouth, Devon, England
  • Dec 15 Melanie Chartoff, American actress (Fridays, Parker Lewis) and director, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Dec 15 Cassandra Harris, Australian actress (For Your Eyes Only), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1991)