On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1951

  • Mar 1 Barbara DeAngelis, talk show hostess (Barbara DeAngelis Show)
  • Mar 1 Jocelyn Guevremont, Canadian ice hockey defenceman (NHL All Star 1974; Vancouver Canucks, Buffalo Sabres), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Mar 1 Paula Sperber-Carter, American bowler (US Open 1971; USBC Hall of Fame), born in Miami, Florida
  • Mar 1 Scott Ross, American-French harpsichordist (recorded all 555 sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1989)
  • Mar 2 Cassie Yates, Macon Ga, actress (Osterman Weekend, Dynasty)
  • Mar 3 Sergei Aleksandrovich Yemelyanov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Mar 3 Lindsay Cooper, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, News from Babel)
  • Mar 3 Rustee Allen, American funk and jazz fusion bass guitar player ( Sly and the Family Stone, 1972-75), born in Monroe, Louisiana
  • Mar 4 Chris Rea, English rock guitarist, songwriter, and singer ("Fool (If You Think It Is Over)"), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • Mar 4 Gwen Welles, American actress (Desert Hearts, Sticky Fingers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • Mar 4 Kenny Dalglish, Scottish football player (100+ goals) and manager
  • Mar 4 Edelgard Bulmahn, German politician
  • Mar 4 Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, American novelist (d. 1982)
  • Mar 4 Linda Yamamoto, Japanese singer
  • Mar 5 Rodney Hogg, cricketer (prolific Australian wicket-taker 1978-84)
  • Mar 5 Giorgos Ninios, Greek actor

  • Mar 6 Gerrie Knetemann, Dutch road cyclist (World Road Race Champion 1978; Amstel Gold Race 1974, 85), born in Amsterdam, New Holland (d. 2004)
  • Mar 6 Walter Trout, American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter (Canned Heat; Bluesbreakers), born in Ocean City, New Jersey
  • Mar 7 Francis Rocco Prestia, American musician (Tower of Power)
  • Mar 8 Philippe Henri Edmonds, cricketer (in Zambia England slow left-arm)
  • Mar 9 Michael Kinsley, American journalist and editor, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 9 Helen Zille, South African politician, born in Johannesburg
  • Mar 9 Zakir Hussain, Punjabi tabla virtuoso, composer, producer (Global Drum Project), and film actor, born in Mahim, India
  • Mar 11 Katie Kissoon [Farthing], Trinidadian-British pop singer ("Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep"), and session and touring backing vocalist (Van Morrison; Eric Clapton; Roger Water; Mark Knopfler), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Mar 12 Caren Kaye, actress (My Tutor, Bambi-Blansky's Beauties), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 12 Jack Green, Scottish musician (T. Rex, 1973-74; The Pretty Things, 1974-76), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Mar 13 Fred Berry, African-American actor (Rerun-What's Happening), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • Mar 14 Rigdon "Rick" Dees, American actor, voice artist and radio disc jock (The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 Countdown), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Mar 14 Jerry Greenfield, American businessman and co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 16 Kate Nelligan, actress (Bethune, Eye of the Needle), born in London, Ontario
  • Mar 16 Ray Benson, American country singer (House of Blue Lights), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 16 Ritchie Teeter, American drummer (The Dictators, 1976-79; Twisted Sister, 1980-81) (d. 2012)

Person of interestKurt Russell

Mar 17 Kurt Russell, actor (Thing, Overboard, Mean Seasons), born in Springfield, Massachusetts

  • Mar 17 Scott Gorham, American rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy - "Jailbreak"; "21 Guns"), born in Glendale, California
  • Mar 17 Donald Findlay, Scottish lawyer
  • Mar 18 Ben Cohen, American co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Mar 18 (Patrick) "Paul" Barber, English stage and screen actor (The Full Monty; Only Fools and Horses - "Denzil"), born in Liverpool, England
  • Mar 18 Bill Frisell, American jazz guitarist, composer, and band leader, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Mar 19 Derek Longmuir, Scottish rock drummer (Bay City Rollers - "Saturday Night"), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Mar 20 Guy Perry [Adrian Peritore], American rock guitarist (Motels, 1982-87 - "Only the Lonely"; "Suddenly Last Summer"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 20 Jimmie Vaughan, American blues-rock guitarist (Fabulous Thunderbirds - "Wrap It Up"), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Mar 20 Madan Lal, cricketer (Indian medium pacer in the 70's)
  • Mar 20 Tanya Boyd, actress (Celeste-Days of our Life), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 20 Curt Smith, American author and media host
  • Mar 20 Mohamed Ben Rehaiem, Tunisian soccer midfielder (35 caps; CS Sfaxien), born in Sfax, Tunisia (d. 2020)
  • Mar 21 Russell Thompkins Jr, American soul tenor, lead singer (Stylistics - "Betcha by Golly, Wow"; "You Make Me Feel Brand New"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 21 Conrad Lozano, American rock bass player (Los Lobos - "Will The Wolf Survive"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 22 Howard Reitzes, American rocker (Iron Butterfly). born in Southgate, California
  • Mar 22 Musa Manarov, Soviet cosmonaut who spent 541 days in space (Soyuz TM-4, TM-11), born in Baku, Azerbaijan, USSR
  • Mar 23 Lis Howell, British broadcaster (director of programs GMTV), born in Liverpool. England
  • Mar 23 Karen Young, American disco singer ("Hot Shot"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • Mar 23 Phil Keaggy, American rock and contemporary Christian music acoustic and electric guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist (Glass Harp), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Mar 24 Dougie Thompson, Scottich bassist (Supertramp - "Bloody Well Right"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Mar 24 Earl Williams, American-Israeli NBA player, born in Levittown, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 24 Kenneth S Reightler Jr, Patuxent R Md, Cmdr USN/astro (STS 48, 60)

Person of interestPat Bradley

Mar 24 Pat Bradley, American golfer (6 LPGA major titles; US Open 1981), born in Westford, Massachusetts

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • Mar 24 Tommy Hilfiger, American fashion designer, born in Elmira, New York
  • Mar 25 Bob Pelander, American rock keyboardist/vocalist (Michael Stanley Band, 1976-87), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Mar 25 Maisie Williams, British vocalist (Boney M), born in Brades, Montserrat, British West Indies
  • Mar 27 Bobby Lalonde, NHLer (Boston Bruins), born in Montreal
  • Mar 28 Karen Kain, Canadian ballerina, born in Hamilton, Canada
  • Mar 28 Matti Pellonpää, Finnish actor and musician, born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1995)
  • Mar 28 Chip Reese, American poker player (3 x World Series of Poker bracelets), born in Centerville, Ohio (d. 2007)
  • Mar 29 Geoff Howarth, New Zealand cricket batsman (47 Tests, 30 as NZ captain), born in Auckland, NZ
  • Mar 30 Yves Séguin, Quebec politician
  • Mar 31 Henry Spinetti, Welsh session and touring drummer (Eric Clapton, Joan Armatrading, Gerry Rafferty, Katie Melua), born in in Cwm, Monmouthshire, Wales

About March 1951

How Old? 70 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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