On This Day

Famous People Born in 1949 (Part 4)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 800 of 818

  • Sep 26 Jane Smiley, American novelist (Pulitzer 1991-A Thousand Acres), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 26 Minette Walters, English novelist (The Ice House), born in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England

Person of interestMike Schmidt

Sep 27 Mike Schmidt, American Baseball Hall of Fame 3rd baseman (NL MVP 1980-81, 86; 12-time MLB All Star), born in Dayton, Ohio

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt
  • Sep 27 Robb Weller, TV host (Entertainment Tonight, Home Show)
  • Sep 27 Graham Richardson, Australian politician
  • Sep 27 Jahn Teigen, Norwegian singer
  • Sep 29 Steve Busby, footballer
  • Sep 29 Tony Hoty, actor (Ransom, Paper), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sep 29 George Dalaras, Greek singer
  • Sep 30 Michel Tognini, Vincennes France, astronaut (Soyuz TM-15, sk: STS 93)
  • Oct 1 Isaac Bonewits, American author

Person of interestAnnie Leibovitz

Oct 2 Annie Leibovitz, American photographer (Rolling Stone), born in Waterbury, Connecticut

Photographer Annie Leibovitz
Photographer
Annie Leibovitz
  • Oct 2 Richard Hell, American rock bassist (Television), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Oct 3 Yekaterina Aleksandrowna Ivanova, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-15A)
  • Oct 3 Lindsey Buckingham, American guitarist and lead singer (Fleetwood Mac), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Oct 4 Armand Assante, American actor (Private Benjamin, Unfaithfully Yours), born in NYC, New York

  • Oct 4 Stephen Gyllenhaal, American director
  • Oct 5 Ralph Goodale, Canadian politician (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Person of interestBill James

Oct 5 Bill James [George William James], American baseball writer and statistician ( sabermetrics), born in Holton, Kansas

Baseball Writer and Statistician Bill James
Baseball Writer and Statistician
Bill James
  • Oct 5 B. W. Stevenson, American country singer, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1988)
  • Oct 6 Bobby Farrell, Jamaica, rock vocalist
  • Oct 7 Dave Hope, rock bassist (Kansas)
  • Oct 7 Kieran Kane, singer (O'Kanes-Daddies Need to Grow Up Too), born in Queens, New York
  • Oct 8 Hamish Stuart, Scottish guitarist and singer (Average White Band), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Person of interestSigourney Weaver

Oct 8 Sigourney Weaver [Susan Alexandra], American actress (Alien, Working Girl), born in Manhattan, New York

  • Oct 9 Shep Messing, American soccer goalkeeper (NY Cosmos), born in Bronx, New York
  • Oct 10 Jessica Harper, American actress (Inserts, Stardust Memories), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 10 Lance Cairns, New Zealand cricketer (big-hitting NZ medium-pace bowler), born in Picton, New Zealand
  • Oct 11 Bobby Jones, American MLB baseball player, born in Elkton, Maryland
  • Oct 11 Greg Douglass, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra), born in Oakland, California
  • Oct 12 Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, Venezuelan international terrorist, born in Michelena, Venezuela
  • Oct 12 Stan Hansen, American professional wrestler, born in Borger, Texas
  • Oct 13 Tom Mees, American sports broadcaster, born in Springfield, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • Oct 13 Patrick Nève, Belgian racing driver, born in Liège, Belgium
  • Oct 13 Marisol Malaret, 1st Puerto Rican Miss Universe (1970), born in Utuado, Puerto Rico
  • Oct 14 Katy Manning, English actress (Doctor Who-Jo Grant), born in Guildford, Surrey, England
  • Oct 14 Katha Pollitt, American poet and writer, born in Brooklyn Heights, New York
  • Oct 16 André Leon Talley, American fashion expert, former Vogue editor, born in Washington D.C.
  • Oct 17 Bill Hudson, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Oct 17 Maurice Willis Wright, composer
  • Oct 18 Gary Richrath, guitarist and songwriter (REO Speedwagon), born in Peoria Illinois, (d. 2015)

  • Oct 18 Joe Egan, British musician (Stealers Wheel)
  • Oct 18 George Hendrick, baseball player
  • Oct 19 Lynn Dickey, American football player
  • Oct 19 Jamie McGrigor, British politician
  • Oct 20 Valery Borzov, USSR, 100m/200m dash (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Oct 20 Wayne Collett, American 400m runner (Olympic silver 1972)
Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu
  • Oct 21 Jonathon Silver, entrepreneur/arts patron
  • Oct 21 Shulamit Ran, composer
  • Oct 21 Michel Brière, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1971)
  • Oct 21 Masao Ohba, Japanese boxer (WBA flyweight champion), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1973)
  • Oct 22 Stiv Bators, American musician (The Dead Boys) (d. 1990)
  • Oct 22 Vasilios Magginas, Greek politician
  • Oct 22 Arsène Wenger, French football manager (Arsenal 1996-2018), born Strasbourg, France
  • Oct 22 Glenn Ford, American freed death row inmate (wrongly spent 30 years in prison), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • Oct 23 Würzel [Michael Burston], British musician (Motörhead), born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (d. 2011)
  • Oct 23 Nick Tosches, American writer
  • Oct 24 Robert Pickton, Canadian charged with the first degree murder of twenty-six women
  • Oct 25 Brian Kerwin, American actor (Chisholms, King Kong Lives, Lobo), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 25 Walter Hyatt, Musician
  • Oct 25 Réjean Houle, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Oct 26 Kevin Sullivan, American wrestler (WCW/ECW/SMW/NWA/Georgia/CWFI), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Oct 27 Garry Tallent, American rocker (E Street Band), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 27 Jack Daniels, Choctaw Oklahoma, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
  • Oct 27 Mike Kopetski, American businessman and politician (Rep-D-Oregon), born in Pendleton, Oregon
  • Oct 27 Clifford Antone, American businessman, born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 2006)
  • Oct 28 Caitlyn Jenner [born Bruce Jenner], American decathalete (Olympic gold 1976), TV personality, and prominent transgender figure, born in Mt Kisco, New York
  • Oct 28 Robert Mellors, gay activist
  • Oct 28 Surin Pitsuwan, Thai foreign minister and 12th Secretary General of ASEAN (2008-2012), born in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand (d. 2017)
  • Oct 29 Paul Orndorff, wrestler (WCW/SMW/NWA/WWF, Mr Wonderful)
  • Oct 29 James Williamson, American guitarist
  • Oct 30 David Green, Australian rock bassist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Oct 31 Bob Siebenberg, American rocker (Supertramp), born in Glendale, California
  • Oct 31 Dumisa Ntsebeza, South African attorney and anti-apartheid activist, born in Transkei, South Africa
  • Oct 31 Michael Parker, American businessman and politician (Rep-D-Mississippi), born in Laurel, Mississippi
  • Oct 31 Odaline de la Martinez, Cuban-American composer, born in Matanzas, Cuba
  • Oct 31 Terrence W Wilcutt, United States Marine Corps officer and a NASA astronaut, born in Russellville, Kentucky
  • Nov 1 Jeannie Berlin, actress (Heartbreak Kid, Portnoy's Complaint), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 1 Michael D. Griffin, NASA chief administrator
  • Nov 1 David Foster, Canadian musician and record producer, born in British Columbia, Canada
  • Nov 2 Simon Augustini, Albanian politician

Person of interestLarry Holmes

Nov 3 Larry Holmes, American boxer (world heavyweight champion, 20 successful title defences), born in Cuthbert, Georgia

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • Nov 3 Michael Evans, American actor (All in the Family), born in Salisbury, North Carolina
  • Nov 3 Roswitha Krause, USSR, 4 X 100m swimmer (Olympic silver 1968)

Person of interestAnna Wintour

Nov 3 Anna Wintour, English-American editor (Editor of US Vogue), born in London, England

Magazine Editor Anna Wintour
Magazine Editor
Anna Wintour
  • Nov 3 Mike Evans, American actor (d. 2006)
  • Nov 4 Berlinda Tolbert, actor (Jenny-Jeffersons), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Nov 5 Armin Shimerman, American actor
  • Nov 5 Jimmie Spheeris, American singer-songwriter (d. 1984)
  • Nov 6 Brad Davis, American actor (Roots, Chiefs, Midnight Express), born in Tallahassee, Florida (d.1991)
  • Nov 6 Nigel Havers, English actor (Don't Wait Up), born in London
  • Nov 6 Arturo Sandoval, Cuban-American jazz trumpeter and composer, born in Artemisa, Cuba
  • Nov 6 Joseph C. Wilson, Vice Chairman of Jarch Capital, LLC, born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Nov 7 Steven Stucky, American composer (Los Angeles Philharmonic), born in Hutchinson, Kansas (d. 2016)
  • Nov 8 Al Berger, American musician (Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes)
  • Nov 8 Bonnie Raitt, American blues country singer-songwriter (Green Light, The Glow), born in Burbank, California
  • Nov 8 Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice Presidenf of the US National Rifle Association, born in Schenectady, New York
  • Nov 9 Tommy Caldwell, American rocker (Marshall Tucker Band), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina (d. 1980)
  • Nov 10 Ann Reinking, dancer/actress (All the Jazz, Micki & Maude), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 11 Kathy Postlewait, American golfer (4-time LPGA Tour winner), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Nov 12 Arthur "Pooch" Tavares, rocker
  • Nov 12 Jack Reed, (Rep-D-Rhode Island)
  • Nov 12 Penelope Pussycat, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Chuck Jones (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "For Scent-imental Reasons"
  • Nov 13 Roger Steen, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Tubes), born in Pipestone, Minnesota
  • Nov 13 Terry Reid, English rock guitarist (River, Bang Bang You're Terry Reid), born in Huntingdon, England
  • Nov 13 Yoshimi Ishibashi, Japanese racing driver, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Nov 14 Terry Lee Johnson, Alabama, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Nov 14 Phil Baron, American voice actor (Piglet), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Nov 16 Pattie Santos, singer (It's a Beautiful Day), born in San Francisco (d. 1989)
  • Nov 16 William Ackerman, American guitarist and composer, founder of Windham Hill Records, born in Palo Alto, California

  • Nov 17 John Boehner, (Rep-R-Ohio)
  • Nov 17 Thomas Lionel Hill, American 110m hurdler (Olympic bronze 1972), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 18 Bonnie St Claire, [Cornelia Swart], Dutch singer (Tame me Tiger)
  • Nov 18 Ted Sator, NHL coach (NY Rangers, Buffalo Sabres), born in Utica, New York
  • Nov 19 Ahmad Rashad, [Bobby Moore], NFL receiver (Minnesota Vikings)/sportscaster
  • Nov 19 Mickey Lee Davis Jr, Tenn, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Nov 20 Juha Mieto, Finland, 15KM skier (Olympic silver 1980)
  • Nov 20 Ray Vitte, American actor (Doc, Cody-Quest), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 20 Thelma Drake, American politician
  • Nov 21 Basil Williams, cricketer (century on debut for West Indies 1978)
  • Nov 21 Nickolas Grace, Cheshire England, actor (Diamond's Edge)
  • Nov 21 Barbara Jo Rubin, American jockey, first women to win a race on a major US track, born in Highland, Illinois
  • Nov 22 Richard Carmona, 17th Surgeon General of the United States (2002-06), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 22 David Pietrusza, American baseball historian
  • Nov 23 Gayl Jones, American author/poet (Corregidora, Song for Anninho)
  • Nov 24 Anita Louis, American singer (Soul Children, I'll Be the Other Woman)
  • Nov 24 Martin Duiser, pop producer (Vanessa, Lee Towers)
  • Nov 24 Shane Bourne, Australian comedian and actor
  • Nov 25 Kerry O'Keeffe, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1971-77)
  • Nov 25 Rita Jenrette, wife of Rep John Jenrette (D-SC), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Nov 25 [Boris] Alexander Godunov, Sakhalin USSR, dancer/actor (Die Hard)
  • Nov 26 Maggie Donnelly, London bag lady
  • Nov 26 Shlomo Artzi, Israeli singer
  • Nov 26 Juanin Clay, American actress (d. 1995)
  • Nov 26 Vincent A. Mahler, American educator
  • Nov 27 Masanori Sekiya, Japanese racing driver
  • Nov 28 Alexander Godunov, Russian composer/dancer (Bolshoi) defected 1979
  • Nov 28 Hugh McKenna, rocker (Alex Harvey Band)
  • Nov 28 Paul Shaffer, orchestra leader (SNL, David Letterman), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Nov 28 Victor Ostrovsky, Canadian/Israel, Mossad agent (By Way of Deception)
  • Nov 29 Garry Shandling, comedian (It's Garry Shandling's Show, Larry Sanders Show), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Nov 29 Kenneth D Cameron, Lt Col USMC/astronaut (STS 37, 56, 74), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Nov 29 Stan Rogers, Canadian folk musician and songwriter (d. 1983)
  • Nov 29 Wayne Cowan, American wrestler
  • Nov 29 Jerry Lawler, American professional wrestler (WWE), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nov 30 Arthur Lee Washington Jr, murderer (FBI Most Wanted), born in Neptune Township, New Jersey
  • Nov 30 Margaret Whitton, actress (Good & Evil, Major League), born in Meade, Maryland (d. 2016)
  • Nov 30 Bill Reichenbach Jr., American trombonist, born in Takoma Park, Maryland
  • Nov 30 Ruby Starr [Constance Henrietta Mierzwiak], American rock singer (Black Oak Arkansas), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1995)

Person of interestPablo Escobar

Dec 1 Pablo Escobar, Colombian drug lord, born in Rionegro, Colombia (d. 1993)

Colombian Drug Lord Pablo Escobar
Colombian Drug Lord
Pablo Escobar

  • Dec 1 Sebastián Piñera, Chilean businessman and politician, President of Chile (2010-14, 2018-), born in Santiago, Chile
  • Dec 2 Ron Raines, Teax City, Texas, actor (Guiding Light)
  • Dec 3 Christopher John Seward, aid worker
  • Dec 3 Heather Menzies, actress (Jessica-Logan's Run), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Dec 3 Mickey Thomas, rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane, Starship)
  • Dec 3 Heather Menzies-Urich, Canadian actress (The Sound of Music, Piranha), born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (d. 2017)

Person of interestJeff Bridges

Dec 4 Jeff Bridges, American actor (Stay Hungry, Against All Odds), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Dec 4 Pamela Stephenson, New Zealand-born Australian actress (Superman 3, Sat Night Live), born in Takapuna, Auckland
  • Dec 5 Bruce E Melnick, American Cmdr USCG/astronaut (STS 41, STS 49), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 5 Lanny Wadkins, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1977), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Dec 5 Lewis Arlt, American actor (Littlest Victims, Ken-Another World), born in Kingston, New York
  • Dec 5 Ray Comfort, New Zealand evangelist, born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Dec 6 Peter Willey, cricketer (England batsman late 70's early 80's)
  • Dec 6 Linda Creed, American singer-songwriter (The Greatest Love Of All), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1986)
  • Dec 6 Doug Marlette, American editorial cartoonist (d. 2007)
  • Dec 7 Tom Waits, American rocker and songwriter (Blue Valentine), born in Pomona, California
  • Dec 8 Mary Gordon, American author
  • Dec 8 Ray Shulman, British musician, born in Portsmouth
  • Dec 8 Robert Sternberg, Proposed the Triarchic Theory of Intelligence
  • Dec 9 Tom Kite Jr, American golfer (US Open 1992; 19 PGA Tour titles, The Tradition 2000), born in McKinney, Texas
  • Dec 9 Nando Parrado, Uruguayan plane crash survivor
  • Dec 12 Ricardo Luis Carreras, American bantamweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1972), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 12 Bill Nighy, English actor (The Men's Room, Gideon's Daughter), born in Caterham, Surrey, England
  • Dec 13 Nana Alexandria, Georgian International Woman's Chess Grandmaster (1976), born in Poti, Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union
  • Dec 13 R. A. MacAvoy, American sci-fi author (Damiano's Lute, Raphael), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Dec 13 Randy Owen, American country music star (Alabama-Mt Music), born in Fort Payne, Alabama
  • Dec 13 Tom Verlaine, American rock vocalist (Television), born in Denville, New Jersey
  • Dec 13 Paula Wilcox, English actress (Man About the House), born in Manchester, Lancashire, Englan
  • Dec 13 Robert Lindsey, English actor (My Family, Citizen Smith), born in Ilkeston, United Kingdom
  • Dec 14 Bill Buckner, American MLB 1st baseman (1986 World Series infamous fielding error; NL batting champ 1980), born in Vallejo, California (d. 2019)
  • Dec 14 Cliff Williams, English rock bassist (AC/DC), born in Romford, Essex, England
  • Dec 15 Don Johnson, Flatt Creek, Missouri, American actor (Miami Vice, Nash Bridges)
  • Dec 15 Ton [Teunis] Sijbrands, Dutch world checkers champion
  • Dec 15 Adrian Belew, American musician (King Crimson), born in Covington, Kentucky
  • Dec 16 Billy Gibbons, American jazz-rock guitarist (Moving Sidewalks, ZZ Top), born in Houston, Texas
  • Dec 17 Paul Rodgers, Engl, rocker (Bad Company-Feel Like Makin Love, Firm)
  • Dec 17 Sotiris Kaiafas, Cypriot footballer
  • Dec 18 Joni Flynn, Indian actress (Octopussy, Monty Python and the Holy Grail), born in Assam, India
  • Dec 19 Claudia A Kolb, American 200m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic silver 1964)
  • Dec 19 Lenny White, American jazz drummer (Chick Corea's Return to Forever), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 19 Nancy Kyes, American actress
  • Dec 19 Sebastian [Knud Torben Christensen], Danish musician and composer, born in Sønderborg, Denmark
  • Dec 20 Claudia Jennings [Mary Ellen Chestrerton], American actress and Playboy playmate (Nov 1969, Playmate of the year 1970), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1979)
  • Dec 20 Soumaïla Cissé, Malian politician, born in Timbuktu, Mali
  • Dec 20 Cecil Cooper, American baseball player, born in Brenham, Texas
  • Dec 21 Nikolaos Sifounakis, Greek politician, born in Rethymno, Greece

Person of interestMaurice Gibb

Dec 22 Maurice Gibb, English rocker (Bee Gees-Saturday Night Fever), born in Douglas, Isle of Man (d. 2003)

Bee Gees Guitarist Maurice Gibb
Bee Gees Guitarist
Maurice Gibb
  • Dec 22 Michael Osborne, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Axe), born in Florida (d. 1984)

Person of interestRobin Gibb

Dec 22 Robin Gibb, English rocker (Bee Gees-Saturday Night Fever), born in Douglas, Isle of Man (d. 2012)

Singer-songwriter Robin Gibb
Singer-songwriter
Robin Gibb