On This Day

Famous People Born in 1951 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 800 of 840

  • Sep 10 Albert R Wynn, American politician (Rep-D-Maryland 1993-2008), born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 10 Peter Tolson, English rock guitarist (Pretty Things, 1970-81), born in Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire (d. 2016)
  • Sep 10 Gary Danielson, American NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions 1976-84; Cleveland Browns 1985, 87-88) and college commentator (CBS, ABC), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 11 Richard D. Gill, British-Dutch mathematician, born in Redhill, Surrey
  • Sep 12 Berty Ahern, Prime Minister of Ireland (1997-2008), born in Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland
  • Sep 12 Joe Pantoliano, American actor (Finelli Boys, Fugitive), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Sep 12 Gerald Stano, American serial killer (confessed to killing 41 people), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 1998)
  • Sep 13 Jean Smart, American actress (Designing Women, Hacks), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Sep 14 Eugene H. Trinh, Vietnamese-American astronaut (STS 50), born in Saigon, Vietnam
  • Sep 15 Johan Neeskens, Dutch footballer, born in Heemstede, Netherlands
  • Sep 15 Pete Carroll, American NFL coach (Super Bowl 2013, Seattle Seahawks 2010-20; New York Jets, New England Patriots; USC), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 17 Cassandra Peterson [Elvira], American actress (Echo Park, Elvira), born in Manhattan, Kansas
  • Sep 18 Dee Dee Ramone [Douglas Colvin], rock bassist (Ramones), born in Fort Lee, Virginia (d. 2002)
  • Sep 18 Ben Carson, American neurosurgeon, Republican politician and US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 18 Marc Surer, Swiss motor racing driver, born in Arisdorf, Switzerland
  • Sep 19 Daniel Lanois, Canadian record producer (Brian Eno; U2; Peter Gabriel; Bob Dylan), and singer-songwriter, born in Hull, Quebec, Canada
  • Sep 19 Richard Dashut, American record producer (Bob Welch; Fleetwood Mac: Lindsey Buckingham), born in West Hollywood, California

Person of interestGuy Lafleur

Sep 20 Guy Lafleur, Canadian NHL right wing (Montreal, NY Rangers), born in Thurso, Quebec

NHL Legend Guy Lafleur
NHL Legend
Guy Lafleur
  • Sep 20 Joanna Cameron, American actress (I Love My Wife, Isis), born in Aspen, Colorado
  • Sep 20 Javier Marías, Spanish translator and novelist (Corazón tan blanco), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Sep 21 Ed Delahoussaye, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey (1982-83 Kentucky Derby), born in New Iberia, Louisiana
  • Sep 21 Bob Franks, (Rep-R-NJ)
  • Sep 21 Bruce Arena, American soccer coach (Olympic gold 1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 21 Henk Hofstede, Dutch singer-songwriter, guitarist, and keyboardist (Nits), born in Amsterdam, Holland
  • Sep 21 Aslan Maskhadov, Chechen rebel leader (d. 2005)
  • Sep 21 John "Willie" Wilcox, American drummer (Utopia, todd Rundgren; Hall & Oates), born in Glen Falls, New York
  • Sep 23 Ron Klink, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
  • Sep 24 Terry Metcalf, American NFL, CFL running back (St Louis, Toronto), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Sep 24 Douglas Kmiec, American legal scholar and ambassador
  • Sep 25 Robert "Bob" McAdoo, American former NBA player (Buffalo Braves) and assistant coach (Miami Heat), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Sep 25 Burleigh Drummond, American rocker (Ambrosia), born in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Person of interestMark Hamill

Sep 25 Mark Hamill, American actor (Luke Skywalker-Star Wars), born in Oakland, California

  • Sep 26 Stuart Tosh, Scottish musician (The Alan Parsons Project), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Sep 26 Tony Sales, American rock bassist (Todd Rundgren; Iggy Pop; Tin Machine), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sep 27 Jim Shooter, American comic book writer
  • Sep 27 Paul Craig, British law professor
  • Sep 27 Michel Rivard, Québécois singer and composer (Beau Dommage), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 28 Christian Marlowe, actor (Bram-Highcliffe Manor), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 28 Dave Rajsich, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • Sep 28 Silvia Dionisio, actress (Riavanti Marsh!, Amici Miei), born in Rome, Italy
  • Sep 28 Wei Chen, Canadian journalist
  • Sep 29 David Murray, cricketer (WI wicket-keeper)

Person of interestMichelle Bachelet

Sep 29 Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile (2006-10, 2014-present), born in Santiago, Chile

President of Chile Michelle Bachelet
President of Chile
Michelle Bachelet
  • Sep 29 Andrés Caicedo, Colombian writer (d. 1977)
  • Sep 29 Maureen Caird, Australian hurdler
  • Sep 29 Mike Enriquez, Philippine broadcaster
  • Sep 30 Catie Ball, American 100m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic-4X4 gold-1968)
  • Sep 30 Nicholas Yermakov, American sci-fi author (Epiphany, Jehad, Clique)
  • Sep 30 Barry Marshall, Australian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Oct 1 Brian Greenway, Canadian rock guitarist and vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Oct 2 Romina Power, daughter of Tyrone Power and actress (Justine), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestSting

Oct 2 Sting [Gordon Sumner], British singer-songwriter and bassist (The Police - "Every Breath You Take") and actor (Dune), born in Wallsend, Northumberland

Singer and Actor Sting
Singer and Actor
Sting

Person of interestDave Winfield

Oct 3 Dave Winfield, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder, 1973-95. 12X All Star, 7X Golden Glove (San Diego Padres; New York Yankees, and 4 other teams), born in St. Paul, Minnesota

Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder Dave Winfield
Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder
Dave Winfield
  • Oct 3 Jack Grondin, American rock drummer (.38 Special, 1974-91)
  • Oct 3 Kathryn [Kathy] Sullivan, American geologist and astronaut (1st American woman to walk in space), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Oct 3 Bernard Cooper, American novelist and short story writer, born in Hollywood, California
  • Oct 3 Keb' Mo' [Kevin Roosevelt Moore], American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 3 Jack Harris, British rock vocalist (The Alan Parsons Project), born in, Shoreditch, Hackney, London
  • Oct 4 Alan Rosenberg, American actor (Civil Wars, LA Law, Cybill), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Oct 4 Bakhytzhan Kanapyanov, Kazakh poet
  • Oct 4 Truck Robinson, American basketball forward (NBA All Star 1978, 81; New Orleans Jazz; NBA rebound leader 1978), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Oct 5 Karen Allen, American actress (Cruising, Starman, Wanderers), born in Carrollton, Illinois
  • Oct 5 Leah Poulos-Mueller, American speed skater (Olympic gold 1980), born in Berwyn, Illinois

Person of interestBob Geldof

Oct 5 Bob Geldof, Irish singer (The Boomtown Rats) and activist (Live Aid), born in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland

Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist Bob Geldof
Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist
Bob Geldof
  • Oct 6 Kevin Cronin, Champaign Ill, rock vocalist (REO Speedwagon)
  • Oct 7 Táta Vega [Carmen Rosa Vega], American vocalist (Color Purple soundtrack), born in Queens, Long Island

Person of interestJohn Mellencamp

Oct 7 John Mellencamp, American rock singer-songwriter (Jack & Diane; R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A.), and actor (Falling From Grace), born in Seymour, Indiana

Singer-Songwriter John Mellencamp
Singer-Songwriter
John Mellencamp
  • Oct 8 Jack O'Connell, American politician (Member of the California State Senate), born in Glen Cove, New York
  • Oct 9 Richard Chaves, American actor (Cease Fire, Predator), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Oct 9 Robert Wuhl, American actor (Bull Durham, Good Morning Vietnam), born in Union, New Jersey
  • Oct 10 Epeli Ganilau, Fijian soldier and politician (National Alliance Party of Fiji)
  • Oct 11 Miroslav Dvořák, Czechoslovak ice hockey player, born in Hluboka, Czech Republic (d. 2008)
  • Oct 11 Jean-Jacques Goldman, French singer-songwriter & music record producer, born in Paris, France
  • Oct 12 Bernie Ruoff, CFL kicker (Winnipeg, Hamilton), born in West Germany
  • Oct 12 Ed Royce, American politician (Rep-R-California), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 12 Sally Little, South African/American golfer (PGA 1980, du Maurier 1988), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Oct 14 Marcia Barrett, Jamaican-British rock vocalist (Boney M), born in Saint Catherine Parish, Jamaica
  • Oct 15 Frank Dimino, American rock vocalist (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.

Person of interestRoscoe Tanner

Oct 15 Roscoe Tanner, American tennis player (Australian Open 1977), born in Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Tennis Player and Australian Open Roscoe Tanner
Tennis Player and Australian Open
Roscoe Tanner
  • Oct 15 Hani Al-Mulki, Prime Minister of Jordan (2016-present), born in Amman, Jordan
  • Oct 15 Peter Richardson, British actor, writer and director (The Comic Strip Presents, The Pope Must Die), born in Devon, England
  • Oct 16 Alan Wheat, (Rep-D-Missouri, 1983- )
  • Oct 16 Daniel Gerroll, actor (Big Business), born in London, England
  • Oct 18 Pam Dawber, actress (Mindy-Mork & Mindy, My Sister Sam), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 18 Terry McMillan, American author
  • Oct 19 Annie Golden, actress (Forever Lulu, Hair), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 19 Demetrios Christodoulou, Greek mathematical physicist, recipient of the Bôcher Memorial Prize
  • Oct 20 Al Greenwood, keyboardist (Foreigner-Feels Like the First Time)
  • Oct 20 Patrick Hall, British politician
  • Oct 20 Leif Pagrotsky, Swedish politician
  • Oct 20 Claudio Ranieri, Italian football manager (Leicester City) and player, born in Rome
  • Oct 23 Michael Rupert, actor (Pasadena Playhouse), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Oct 23 Charly García, Argentine singer
  • Oct 23 Fatmir Sejdiu, President of Kosovo
  • Oct 24 Todd Crespi, German actor (Magician), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Oct 25 Ransom Wilson, American conductor and flutist (Soliste NY)
  • Oct 25 Richard Lloyd, American guitarist (Television), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 26 [William] Bootsy Collins, American guitarist and singer (Parliament-Funkadelic), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Oct 26 Maggie Roche, Irish-American singer-songwriter (Roches), born in Park Ridge, New Jersey (d. 2017)
  • Oct 27 Jayne Kennedy, American actress (Body and Soul), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 27 K. K. Downing, British rock guitarist (Judas Priest - "Breakin' The Law"), born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
  • Oct 27 Carlos Frenk, Mexican-British cosmologist, born in Mexico
  • Oct 27 Nancy Jacobs, American politician (R), Senator Maryland (1999-2015), born in Charleston, West Virginia

Person of interestEdward Lee Howard

Oct 27 Edward Lee Howard, American CIA Case Officer and alleged Soviet spy who defected to the Soviet Union in 1985, born in Alamogordo, New Mexico (d. 2002)

Alleged Soviet Spy Edward Lee Howard
Alleged Soviet Spy
Edward Lee Howard
  • Oct 28 Ron & Don Galyon, American siamese twins (Jerry Springer Show), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Oct 28 Rajan Mishra, Indian classical music vocalist, born in Varanasi, India (d. 2021)
  • Oct 29 Dirk Kempthorne, (Sen-R Idaho)
  • Oct 29 Guy Gelso, rock drummer (Zebra)
  • Oct 29 Rick Bordia, rock guitarist (Mink Deville)
  • Oct 30 Frank Pallone, American politician (Rep-D-New Jersey), born in Long Branch, New Jersey
  • Oct 30 Harry Hamlin, American actor (Michael Kuzak-LA Law), born in Pasadena, California
  • Oct 31 Nick Saban, American football coach (National NCAA C'ships 2003, 09, 11-12, 15, 17; LSU, Alabama, Miami Dolphins), born in Fairmont, West Virginia
  • Nov 1 Craig Serjeant, Australian cricket batsman (12 Tests; top score 124, 1977), born in Perth, West Australia
  • Nov 1 Ronald Bell, American rock saxophonist (Kool & The Gang), born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 2020)
  • Nov 1 Fabrice Luchini, French stage and film actor (Courted), born in Paris
  • Nov 2 Kathy Hammond, American athlete (Olympic bronze 400m, silver 4x400m relay 1972), born in Sacramento, California
  • Nov 2 Thomas Mallon, American novelist and critic (Henry and Clara), born in Glen Cove, New York
  • Nov 2 Lindy Morrison, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens), born in Queensland, Australia
  • Nov 3 Azmat Rana, Pakistan cricket batsman (1 Test, top score 49; 2 ODIs), born in Lahore, Punjab (d. 2015)
  • Nov 3 Ed Murawinski, American cartoonist, New York Daily News
  • Nov 3 Dwight Evans, American baseball right fielder (MLB All-Star 1978, 81, 87; Boston Red Sox), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Nov 4 Traian Băsescu, 4th President of Romania (2004-14), born in Basarabi, Romania
  • Nov 5 Stuart Havelock Hollingdale, anthropologist
  • Nov 5 Tony Evers, American politician, Governor of Wisconsin (2019-), born in Plymouth, Wisconsin
  • Nov 6 Peter Althin, Swedish politician and attorney, born in Lund, Skåne, Sweden
  • Nov 6 John Falsey, American television writer and producer, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Nov 6 Jim Frick, Swedish harness racing driver (5,002 career race wins), born in Rättvik, Sweden (d. 2020)
  • Nov 7 Dan Duva, American boxing promoter and producer (Howard Stern New Years Party), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 1996)
  • Nov 7 Kevin Macmichael, Canadian guitarist, songwriter and record producer (Cutting Crew - "(I Just) Died in Your Arms"), born in St. John, New Brunswick (d. 2002)
  • Nov 8 Larry Burnett, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Firefall), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 8 Mary Hart, American TV hostess (Entertainment Tonight), born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Nov 8 Alfredo Astiz, Argentine general and intelligence officer
  • Nov 9 Hetty de Boer-Jongkind, Dutch medical astrologist and founder (Vakvereniging Medical Astrology), born in Amsterdam (d. 1993)
  • Nov 9 Lou Ferrigno, American body builder and actor (Incredible Hulk), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 9 Bill Mantlo, American comic book writer (Micronauts), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 10 Morris Hatalsky, American golfer (4 PGA Tour titles), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 11 Fuzzy Zoeller, American golfer (US Masters 1981, US Open 1984), born in New Albany, Indiana
  • Nov 11 Kim Peek, American megasavant (inspired Rain Man film character), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2009)
  • Nov 13 Beth Anders, American field hockey sweeper (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 13 Bill Gibson, American rock drummer (Huey Lewis & The News), born in Sacramento, California
  • Nov 13 Boaz Vaadia, Israeli-born sculptor who worked in America, born in Gat Rimon (d. 2017)
  • Nov 14 Barry Brandt, American rock drummer (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 14 Sandahl Bergman, American actress (Conan, All that Jazz), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Nov 14 Stephen Bishop, American singer-songwriter ("On And On"; "Save It For A Rainy Day"), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 14 Alec John Such, American rock bassist (Bon Jovi, 1983-94 - "Wanted Dead or Alive"), born in Yonkers, New York
  • Nov 14 Zhang Yimou, Chinese film director (Let Live, Raise the Red Lantern), born in Xi'an, China
  • Nov 15 Beverly D'Angelo, American actress (National Lampoon's Vacation), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Nov 16 Miguel Sandoval, American actor (Medium), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 17 Dean Paul Martin, Jr, American pop singer (Dino, Desi & Billy), and actor (Misfits of Science), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1987)
  • Nov 17 Stephen Root, American actor
  • Nov 17 Butch Davis, American football coach
  • Nov 17 Jack Vettriano, Methil Scotland, Scottish painter (The Singing Butler)
  • Nov 17 Nasty Canasta, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Chuck Jones (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Drip-Along Daffy"
  • Nov 18 Mark N Brown, Valparaiso In, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 28, 48, 66)
  • Nov 18 Justin Raimondo, American author (Antiwar.com), born in White Plains, New York
  • Nov 18 Heinrich Schiff, Austrian cellist and conductor, born in Gmunden, Austria (d. 2016)
  • Nov 19 Timothy J Penny, American politician (Rep-D-MN, 1983-95), born in Albert Lea, Minnesota
  • Nov 19 Zeenat Aman, Indian actress
  • Nov 19 Lord Falconer of Thoroton, British lawyer and politician
  • Nov 19 Ben Katchor, American cartoonist and illustrator (Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 20 David Walters, American politician, Governor of Oklahoma (1991-95), born in Canute, Oklahoma
  • Nov 20 Rodger Bumpass, American television & voice actor (Squidward Tenticles), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Nov 21 Nick Gilder, English singer (Hot Child in the City), born in London
  • Nov 22 Kent Nagano, American conductor and opera administrator, born in Berkeley, California
  • Nov 23 Bernd Landvoigt, German DR, coxless pairs (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Nov 23 David Rappaport, 3'11" actor (Wizard, Time Bandits), born in London, England
  • Nov 23 Jorg Landvoigt, German DR, coxless pairs (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Nov 24 Chet Edwards, (Rep-D-Texas)
  • Nov 24 Gaby Landhage, Goteborg Sweden, model (Model of the Rear)
  • Nov 24 Graham Price, British rugby player
  • Nov 25 Bucky Dent, all star shortstop (Chicago White Sox, NY Yankees)
  • Nov 25 Johnny Rep, Dutch soccer player
  • Nov 25 Bill Morrissey, American folk singer-songwriter (Inside) born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2011)
  • Nov 25 Arturo Pérez Reverte, Spanish novelist and war reporter
  • Nov 26 La Cicciolina [Ilona Staller], Italian MP, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Nov 27 Kevin Kavanaugh, rocker (Asbury Jukes) [or 8/27] (d. 2011)

Person of interestKathryn Bigelow

Nov 27 Kathryn Bigelow, American director, producer and writer (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty), born in San Carlos, California

Director Kathryn Bigelow
Director
Kathryn Bigelow
  • Nov 29 Barry Goudreau, American rock guitarist (Boston - "More Than A Feeling"), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 29 Jonathan Zeitlyn, artist
  • Nov 29 Roger Troutman, American funk musician (Zapp), born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 1999)
  • Nov 30 Christian Bernard, mystic
  • Nov 30 June Chadwick, British actress
  • Dec 1 Alexander Panayotov Aleksandrov, Bulgaria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-5)
  • Dec 1 Jaco Pastorius, American jazz musician and bass guitarist (Weather Report; Word of Mouth), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • Dec 1 Treat Williams, Rowayton CT, actor (Flashpoint, Hair)
  • Dec 3 Mike Stock, British songwriter and producer (Stock, Aitken & Waterman; Rick Astley; Bananarama; Kylie Minogue), born in Margate, Kent, England
  • Dec 3 Rick Mears, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1979, 84, 88, 91; Indycar series/World Series champion 1979, 81-82), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Dec 3 Riki Choshu [Mitsuo Yoshida], Japanese pro wrestler (NJPW/All-Japan), born in Tokuyama, Yamaguchi, Japan
  • Dec 3 John and Greg Rice, American twin actors
  • Dec 3 Nicky Stevens [Helen Maria Thomas], Welsh pop singer (Brotherhood of Man - "Save Your Kisses For Me"), born in Carmarthen, Wales, U.K.
  • Dec 3 Kimberley Rew, British rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (Katrina and the Waves - "Walking on Sunshine"), born in Bristol, England
  • Dec 4 Gary Rossington, American rock musician (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rossington-Collins Band)), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Dec 4 Patricia Wettig, American actress (Nancy Weston-30 Something), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Dec 5 Morgan Brittany [Suzanne Cupito], American actress (Katherine-Dallas), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 5 Tom Purtzer, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Dec 5 Anne-Mie van Kerckhoven, Belgian artist, born in Antwerp
  • Dec 6 Gerry Francis, English footballer and manager, born in Chiswick, London
  • Dec 7 Henk Temming, Dutch vocalist and keyboardist (Good Cause), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Dec 8 Bill Bryson, American British author (Notes From a Small Island), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Dec 8 Jan Eggum, Norwegian singer-songwriter, born in Bergen, Norway