Famous People Born in 1949 (Part 3)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 825

  • Jul 3 Susan Penhaligon, Manilla Philippines, actress (Dracula, Nasty Habits)
  • Jul 3 Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (Heatwave) (d. 2006)
  • Jul 4 Tonio K, American singer (16 Tons of Monkeys), born in Palm Desert, California
  • Jul 5 Marilyn Cole, Playmate of the year (Jan, 1972), born in Portsmouth, England
  • Jul 5 Benny Stolovitz, fictional character on LA Law
  • Jul 6 Shelley Hack, actress (Tiffany Welles-Charlie's Angel), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Jul 6 Michael Shrieve, American drummer, percussionist, and composer (Santana), born in San Francisco, California

Person of interestShelley Duvall

Jul 7 Shelley Duvall, actress (Popeye, Faery Tale Theater), born in Houston, Texas

  • Jul 8 Frank Delima, American comedian
  • Jul 8 Dale Hoganson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jul 8 Wolfgang Puck, Austrian-born celebrity chef, born in Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria
  • Jul 10 Dave Smalley, American rocker (Raspberries)
  • Jul 10 Mark Shera, American actor (SWAT, Barnaby Jones), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • Jul 10 Sunil Gavaskar, Indian cricket player (opener, 10122 Test runs), born in Bombay, India
  • Jul 10 Greg Kihn, American pop musician and radio personality, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jul 10 John C. Whitehead, American singer (McFadden & Whitehead), born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • Jul 12 Rick Hendrick, American NASCAR team owner and car dealer, born in Palmer Springs, Virginia
  • Jul 13 Helena Fibingerova, Czech, shot putter (Olympic bronze 1976)
  • Jul 14 Tommy Mottola, American music executive (Casablanca Records), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jul 14 Joyce Benson, LPGA golfer
  • Jul 14 Lukas D Barnard, head of South Africa secret service (NIS)
  • Jul 15 John Arthur Casken, composer
  • Jul 15 Kerry Short, Vineland Ont, Canad Tour golfer (Highland Amat-1981, 84)
  • Jul 15 Trevor Horn, rock producer (Buggles-Video Killed, Yes, Frankie)
  • Jul 15 WiIlliam Faure, producer
  • Jul 15 Carl Bildt, Swedish politician
  • Jul 15 Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (2006-present), born in Al Shindagha, Dubai, Trucial States
  • Jul 16 Alan "Fitz" Fitzgerald, rock keyboardist and vocalist (Night Ranger)
  • Jul 16 Cyndy Garvey, wife of Steve Garvey, talk show host (AM LA), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 16 Ray Major, rock guitarist (British Lions)
  • Jul 17 Mick Tucker, rock drummer (Sweet Harlesden), born in London, England
  • Jul 17 Mike Vale, rock bassist (Tommy James & The Shondells)
  • Jul 17 Geezer Butler, English rock bassist (Black Sabbath), born in Birmingham, England
  • Jul 17 Charlie Steiner, American sports broadcaster
  • Jul 18 Wally Bryson, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Fotomaker, Raspberries), born in Gastonia, North Carolina
  • Jul 18 Dennis Lillee, Australian cricket fast bowler (1971-84)
  • Jul 19 Ivar Kants, Australian actor (A Country Practice), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Jul 21 Ludmila Smirnova, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic silver 1972)
  • Jul 21 Al Hrabosky, baseball player
  • Jul 22 Dianne Dailey, LPGA golfer
  • Jul 22 Lasse Viren, Finland, 5K/10K runner (Olympic gold 1972, 76)
  • Jul 22 Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and PM of UAE

Person of interestAlan Menken

Jul 22 Alan Menken, American Disney composer (Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast - 8 Oscars), born in New Rochelle, New York

Disney Composer Alan Menken
Disney Composer
Alan Menken
  • Jul 23 Clive Rice, South African cricket all-rounder (WSC 1978-79, ODI 1991), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province (d. 2015)
  • Jul 24 Marjanne Sint, Dutch director and politician (PvdA), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jul 24 Michael Richards, American comedian (Fridays, Kramer-Seinfeld), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 26 Roger Taylor, English rock drummer (Queen-Bohemian Rhapsody), born in Norfolk, England
  • Jul 26 William M Shepherd, American Navy SEAL and NASA astronaut (STS 27, 41, 52), born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • Jul 27 David Muse, American rocker (Firefall), born in Rome, Georgia
  • Jul 27 Jeremy Thomas, British film producer and actor (Family Life), born in London

Person of interestMaureen McGovern

Jul 27 Maureen McGovern, singer (Got To Be a Morning After), born in Youngstown, Ohio


  • Jul 27 André Dupont, Quebec ice hockey player, born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada
  • Jul 28 Simon Kirke, rock drummer (Bad Company), born in London, England
  • Jul 28 Steve Peregrin Took, English musician (Tyrannosaurus Rex), born in London (d. 1980)
  • Jul 28 Vida Blue, major-league pitcher (Cy Young & AL MVP 1971)
  • Jul 28 Peter Doyle, Australian singer (The New Seekers) (d. 2001)
  • Jul 28 Randall Wallace, American screenwriter and film producer
  • Jul 29 Marilyn Tucker Quayle, novelist/wife of Vice President Dan Quayle (1989-93)
  • Jul 29 Stephen Burleigh, Wheeling WV, actor (Love & Betrayal, Afterburn)
  • Jul 29 Leslie Easterbrook, American actress (The Devil's Rejects, Police Academy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 30 Joyce Jones, American singer (1st Choice), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 30 Richard "Duck" Baker, American acoustic guitarist, born in Washington D.C.
  • Aug 1 Nigel Finch, English TV director and film-maker, born in Tenterden, Kent (d. 1995)
  • Aug 1 Kurmanbek Bakiyev, 2nd President of Kyrgyzstan (2005-10), born in Masadan, Kyrgyzstan
  • Aug 2 "Fat" Larry James, American drummer (Fat Larry's Band) (d. 1987)
  • Aug 2 Bertalan Farkas, Hungarian cosmonaut (Soyuz 36/35), born in Gyulaháza, Hungary
  • Aug 2 Madeleine Smith, English actress (Vampire Lovers), born in Sussex, England
  • Aug 2 James Fallows, American writer and journalist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 3 Morris "B. B." Dickerson, American bassist (War, Low Rider, Outlaw), born in Torrence, California
  • Aug 3 Reed Waller, American comic book author (Omaha the Cat Dancer)
  • Aug 3 Valeri Vasiliev, Soviet ice hockey defenceman (2x Olympic gold),born in Gorky, Soviet Union (d. 2012)
  • Aug 4 John Riggins, NFL running back (NY Jets, Wash Redskins)
  • Aug 6 Joyce McKinney, Avery County NC, Miss Wyoming (1972)
  • Aug 6 Dino Bravo, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1993)
  • Aug 6 Alan Campbell, Northern Irish clergyman
  • Aug 6 Clarence Richard Silva, Catholic Bishop of Honolulu
  • Aug 7 Carlo Novi, Mexican songwriter and saxopone player (Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes), born in Mexico City (d. 2010)
  • Aug 7 Walid Jumblatt, Lebanese political leader
  • Aug 8 Airrion Love, US singer (Stylistics-16 Bars)
  • Aug 8 Bela Magyari, Hungarian cosmonaut
  • Aug 8 Keith Carradine, San Mateo California, actor (Young Guns, Pretty Baby)
  • Aug 8 Ricardo Londoño, Colombian racing driver
  • Aug 9 Jonathan Kellerman, American writer
  • Aug 10 Gene Johnson, Sugar Grove Pa, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)
  • Aug 11 Eric Carmen, rocker (All by Myself), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 11 Ian Charleson, actor (Gandhi, Chariots of Fire), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Aug 11 Tim Hutchinson, (Rep-R-Arkansas)
  • Aug 12 Anthony Akerman, South Africa, director
  • Aug 12 Fernando Collor de Mello, president of Brazil (1990-92)
  • Aug 12 Mark Knopfler, British musician (Dire Straits), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Aug 12 Panagiotis Chinofotis, Greek politician
  • Aug 13 Bobby Clarke, Manitoba, NHL player/coach (Philadelphia Flyer)
  • Aug 13 Peter J Visclosky, (Rep-D-Indiana, 1985- )
  • Aug 13 Sheralee, vocalist (Your Hit Parade), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Aug 14 John Tarrant, Tasmania, 1st Australian born Zen teacher
  • Aug 14 Bob Backlund, American wrestler
  • Aug 15 Ann Ryerson, Wisc, actress (Pvt Carol Winter-Pvt Benjamin)
  • Aug 15 Carlien Brouwer, translator/missing since Jan 6, 1994
  • Aug 15 Kate Taylor, American singer-songwriter (It's in His Kiss), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 15 Beverly Burns, American pilot and 1st woman to captain a Boeing 747, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Aug 15 Richard Deacon, Welsh sculptor, born in Bangor, Wales
  • Aug 16 Bill "Sputnik" Spooner, American rock guitarist (The Tubes), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Aug 16 Scott Asheton, American musician (The Stooges)
  • Aug 16 Naseeruddin Shah, Indian actor (Zinda Bhaag, Masoom, Paar), born in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh
  • Aug 17 Sib Hashian, rock drummer (Boston), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 17 Norm Coleman, American politician
  • Aug 18 Nigel Griggs, rocker (Split Enz)
  • Aug 20 Phil Lynott, Irish rock musician (Thin Lizzy), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1986)
  • Aug 20 Nikolas Asimos, Greek composer and singer (d. 1988)
  • Aug 20 Norman Featherstone, South African cricketer
  • Aug 20 Alan Hardwick, English TV presenter
  • Aug 21 Loretta Devine, American actress (Boston Public), born in Houston, Texas
  • Aug 22 Diana Nyad, American journalist and long-distance swimmer (1st to swim Bahamas to Fla-1979), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 22 Doug Bair, baseball player, born in Defiance, Ohio
  • Aug 22 Þórarinn Eldjárn, Icelandic writer (The Blue Tower), born in Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Aug 22 Alfred Musema, Rwandan genocidaire, born in Byumba, Rwanda
  • Aug 23 Rick Springfield [Richard Lewis Springthorpe], Australian singer and multi-instrumentalist (Zoot, Speak to the Sky), born in Guildford, New South Wales
  • Aug 23 Christopher Blake, English actor (Alexa), born in Chingford, London
  • Aug 23 Geoff Capes, British shot putter, born in Holbeach, England
  • Aug 23 John Bauldie, British music journalist, born in Bolton, England (d. 1996)
  • Aug 23 Norah Ellen O'Neill, first woman pilot for Alaska Central Air (1974), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Aug 23 Rick Springfield, Australian singer (General Hospital, Jessie's Girl), born in Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
  • Aug 23 Shelley Long, american actress (Diane in Cheers, Money Pit), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Aug 23 Woody Paul, [Paul Chrisman], singer (Riders in the Sky), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Aug 23 Katiana Balanika, Greek actress and singer
  • Aug 24 Anna Lee Fisher [Tingle], American chemist, emergency physician and astronaut (STS 51-A), born in St Albans, New York
  • Aug 24 Joe Regalbuto, American actor (Knots Landing, Frank-Murphy Brown), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 24 Stephen Harrison Paulus, composer
  • Aug 24 Charles Rocket, American actor (d. 2005)
  • Aug 25 Gene Simmons [Chaim Witz], Israeli-American rock guitarist (KISS, Rock and Roll All Nite), born in Tirat Carmel, Israel
  • Aug 25 John Savage, American actor (The Deer Hunter, Maria's Lovers), born in Old Bethpage, New York
  • Aug 25 Martin Amis, English novelist (London Fields), born in Swansea, Wales
  • Aug 25 Fariborz Lachini, Iranian-Canadian composer, born in Tehran, Iran
  • Aug 26 John Baldwin, light middleweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1968), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Aug 26 Robert (Bob) Cowsill, (The Cowsills - Hair, We Can Fly), born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • Aug 26 Leon Redbone [Dickran Gobalian], American blues and jazz musician (Seduced, Theme to Mr. Belvedere), born in Cyprus
  • Aug 27 Andrew McKay, conservative MP
  • Aug 27 Douglas Fred Tewell, Baton Rouge LA, PGA golfer (1980 Sea Pines)
  • Aug 27 Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist
  • Aug 27 Edmund Weiner, English lexicographer (Oxford English Dictionary), born in Oxford, England
  • Aug 27 Jeff Cook, Fort Payne Ala, country guitar/vocalist (Alabama-Mt Music)
  • Aug 28 Hugh Cornwell, English rocker (The Stranglers-Dreamtime), born in Tufnell Park, North London, England
  • Aug 28 Dennis Davis, American drummer (David Bowie), born in New York City (d. 2016)
  • Aug 29 Peter John Wiegold, English composer, born in Ilford, Essex
  • Aug 30 Peter Maffay, Romanian-German musician, born in Brașov, Romania
  • Aug 30 Ted Ammon, American financier and investment banker, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
  • Aug 30 Christopher Collins, American actor (True Identity), voice actor (Cobra Commander-G.I. Joe) and comedian, born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 1994)
  • Aug 30 Don Boudria, Canadian politician (MP for Glengarry–Prescott–Russell), born in Hull, Quebec, Canada

Person of interestRichard Gere

Aug 31 Richard Gere, actor (Breathless, Cotton Club, Pretty Woman), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Aug 31 Rick Roberts, rocker (Firefall)
  • Sep 1 P.A. Sangma, Indian politician
  • Sep 2 Albert West[laken], Dutch singer (Dumb Willie)
  • Sep 3 Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria, Greek Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa, born in Sichari, Kyrenia District, Cyprus (d. 2004)
  • Sep 3 José Pékerman, Argentine football manager, born in Villa Domínguez, Argentina

Person of interestTom Watson

Sep 4 Tom Watson, golfer (British Open 1975, 77, 80, 82, 83), born in Kansas City, Missouri

Golfer Tom Watson
Golfer
Tom Watson
  • Sep 4 Dean Pees, National Football League defensive coordinator
  • Sep 4 [Adolf] Dado Topić, Croatian musician (Time, Dragonfly), born in Siverić)
  • Sep 5 David "Clem" Clempson, English rocker (Humble Pie), born in Tamworth, Staffordshire
  • Sep 6 Jimmy Litherland, English rocker (Mitarbeit), born in Salford, Lancashire, England
  • Sep 6 Mhlabunzima Maphumulo, South African Kwazulu politician (first President of Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa (CONTRALESA)) (d. 1991)
  • Sep 7 Gloria Gaynor, American disco singer (I Will Survive), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Sep 7 Barry Siegel, American journalist (Pulitzer Prize - A Father's Pain, a Judge's Duty, and a Justice Beyond Their Reach), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Sep 9 Joe Theismann, NFL quarterback (Redskins)/sportscaster
  • Sep 9 John Curry, England, figure skater (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Sep 9 Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Indonesian politician
  • Sep 10 Barriemore Barlow, rocker (Jethro Tull)
  • Sep 10 Don Muraco, professional wrestler
  • Sep 10 Bill O'Reilly, American TV host and commentator (The O'Reilly Factor), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 11 Marty Liquori, American runner (AAU 3 mile-1979 (13:14.7)), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • Sep 11 Roger Uttley, English rugby union player, born in Blackpool, England
  • Sep 11 Bill Whittington, American race car driver, born in Lubbock, Texas
  • Sep 12 Irina Rodnina, Russian pairs figure skater (Olympic gold 1972, 76, 80), born in Moscow, Soviet Union
  • Sep 12 Tony Stevens, English rocker (Foghat, Savoy Brown), born in London
  • Sep 14 Steve Gaines, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Seneca, Missouri (d. 1977)
  • Sep 14 Tommy Seebach, Danish musician (d. 2003)
  • Sep 14 Eikichi Yazawa, Japanese singer and songwriter, born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • Sep 14 Edward "Ed" King, American psychedelic rock musician (Strawberry Alarm Clock, Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Glendale, California (d. 2018)
  • Sep 15 Joe Barton, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives since 1985), born in Waco, Texas
  • Sep 16 Ed Begley Jr, American actor (Eating Raoul, St Elsewhere, Parenthood), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 16 Susan Ruttan, actress (Roxanne Melman-LA Law), born in Oregon City, Oregon
  • Sep 17 Wile E. Coyote, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Chuck Jones (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Fast and Furry-ous"
  • Sep 17 Road Runner, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Chuck Jones (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Fast and Furry-ous"
  • Sep 18 Jim McCrery, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Sep 18 Kerry Livgren, American rock guitarist (Kansas), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Sep 18 Mo Mowlam, British Labour Party politician (Member of Parliament for Redcar), born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England (d. 2005)
  • Sep 18 Peter Shilton, English football goalkeeper, born in Leicester, England
  • Sep 18 Billy Drago, American actor known for his roles as a villain (Pale Rider, The Untouchables), born in Hugoton, Kansas
  • Sep 19 Twiggy [Leslie Hornby], English model and actress (Boyfriend, W), born in Neasden, Middlesex, England
  • Sep 19 Barry Scheck, American lawyer and co-founder of Innocence Project, born in Queens, New York
  • Sep 20 Jan Hendriks, guitarist (Doe Maar)
  • Sep 20 Anthony Denison, American actor
  • Sep 20 John W. Henry, American businessman and owner of sports teams (Boston Red Sox and Liverpool Football Club), born in Quincy, Illinois
  • Sep 22 David Coverdale, English singer (Whitesnake, Deep Purple), born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England
  • Sep 22 Harold Carmichael, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Sep 22 Jim Keith, American conspiracy theorist and author (d. 1999)
  • Sep 22 Jim McGinty, Australian politician

Person of interestBruce Springsteen

Sep 23 Bruce Springsteen [The Boss], American singer, songwriter and rock musician (Born to Run, Born in the USA), born in Long Branch, New Jersey

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Singer-Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen
  • Sep 25 Anson Williams, actor (Potsie-Happy Days), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 25 Inshan Ali, cricketer (big-spinning WI chinaman bowler 1971-77)
  • Sep 25 Jerry F Costello, (Rep-D-Illinois)