Famous People Born in August 1952

About August 1952

How Old? 66 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 1 Brian Patrick Clarke, American actor (Merle-Eight is Enough), born in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 1 C. L. Whittington, American football defensive coach (Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Aug 1 Yajurvindra Singh, Indian cricketer (Indian batsman late 70's), born in Rajkot, Gujarat
  • Aug 1 Zoran Đinđić, 6th Prime Minister of Serbia (2001-03), born in Bosanski Šamac, PR Bosnia and Herzegovina (d. 2003)
  • Aug 2 Angel Herrera, Cuban FW/LW boxer (Olympic gold 1976, 80), born in Guantánamo, Cuba
  • Aug 2 Paul David Crews, SC, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Aug 2 Les Dudek, American guitarist and singer (Steve Miller Band), born in Quonset Point Naval Air Station, Rhode Island
  • Aug 3 Aleksandr A Volkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • Aug 3 Jay North, American actor (Dennis the Menace, Maya), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 3 Osvaldo Ardiles, Argentine soccer player, born in Córdoba, Argentina
  • Aug 3 Frank Schaeffer, American author (Crazy for God), born in Champéry, Switzerland
  • Aug 3 Loles León, Spanish actress (Aquí no hay quien viva), born in Barcelona
  • Aug 4 Bobby Buntrock, actor (Harold Baxter-Hazel), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Aug 4 Daniel Bautista, Mexican 20k walker (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Aug 4 Kristoffer Tabori, [Siegel], actor (Rappaccini's Daughter), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 4 Gábor Demszky, Hungarian politician (Mayor of Budapest, 1990-2010), born in Budapest, Hungary

  • Aug 4 Moya Brennan, Irish singer (Máire), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Aug 5 Hun Sen, Cambodian politician, Prime Minister of Cambodia 1985-), born in Kampong Cham, Cambodia
  • Aug 6 Ton Scherpenzeel, Dutch rock keyboardist (Kayak, Earth & Fire), born in Hilversum, The Netherlands
  • Aug 6 Wojiech Fortuna, Polish ski jumper (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Aug 6 Vinnie Vincent, heavy metal rocker (Solo-Ashes to Ashes)
  • Aug 7 Richard Joswick, rocker (Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods)
  • Aug 7 Alexei Sayle, British comedian
  • Aug 8 Robin Quivers, radio/TV personality (Howard Stern's sidekick)
  • Aug 8 Jostein Gaarder, Norwegian author
  • Aug 8 Sudhakar Rao, Indian cricketer
  • Aug 9 Vicki Morgan, mistress (Beautiful Bad Girl), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Aug 9 Prateep Ungsongtham Hata, Thai politician
  • Aug 10 Ashley Putnam, American soprano (NY City Opera 1978), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 10 Nikolai Alekseyevich Pushenko, Russian lt-colonel/cosmonaut
  • Aug 10 Pepsi Nunes, marine biologist
  • Aug 10 Daniel Hugh Kelly, American actor
  • Aug 10 Diane Venora, American actress
  • Aug 11 Ann Michelle, England, actress (Virigin Witch, Mistress Pamela)
  • Aug 11 Bob Mothersbaugh, AKA Bob 1, American Musician (DEVO)
  • Aug 12 Chen Kaige, Chinese film director
  • Aug 13 Marie Helvin, model/actress (Children)
  • Aug 13 Herb Ritts, American photographer (d. 2004)
  • Aug 13 Hughie Thomasson, American musician (d. 2007)
  • Aug 13 Tom Marino, American politician (Rep-R-Pennsylvania 2011-), born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 14 Debbie Meyer, 200m/400m/800m swimmer (Olympic 3 gold-68), born in Annapolis, Maryland

  • Aug 14 Mark C Lee, Viroqua WI, Mjr USAF/astronaut (STS 30, 47, 64, 82, sk: 98)
  • Aug 15 Ger Hoeymakers, Dutch rock guitarist (Franc Boeijen Group)
  • Aug 16 Gianna Rolandi, American soprano (Der Rosenkavalier), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 16 Mahes Goonatillake, cricketer (Sri Lankan keeper in their 1st 5 Tests)
  • Aug 16 Reginald Veljohnson, actor (Carl Winslow-Family Matters, Die Hard)

Person of interestGuillermo Vilas

Aug 17 Guillermo Vilas, Argentinian tennis champion (US Open-1977), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Guillermo Vilas
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Guillermo Vilas
  • Aug 17 Kathryn C Thornton, PhD/astronaut (STS 33, 49, 61, 73), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Aug 17 Nelson Piquet, auto racer, 3-time Formula One champ (1981, '83, '87), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Aug 17 Thomas J Hennen, astronaut (STS 44), born in Albany, Georgia
  • Aug 17 Dr. Mario Theissen, German F1 team principal (BMW Sauber)
  • Aug 18 Elayne Boosler, comedienne (Broadway Baby, Party of One), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 18 Nicholas John, dramaturge
  • Aug 18 Patrick Swayze, American actor and dancer (Dirty Dancing, Ghost), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2009)
  • Aug 18 Ricky Villa, Argentine former footballer
  • Aug 19 Jonathan Frakes, actor (Commander William T Riker-Star Trek Next Gen)
  • Aug 20 John Emburey, England cricket off-spinner (1978-95, captain 1988)
  • Aug 20 John Hiatt, American singer-songwriter (Have a Little Faith in Me), born in Indianpolis, Indiana
  • Aug 20 Rudy Gatlin, Olney Tx, country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady)
  • Aug 21 Joe Strummer, British lead singer of the punk band "The Clash" (Rock the Casbah), born in Ankara, Turkey (d. 2002)
  • Aug 21 Keith Hart, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Great Falls, Montana
  • Aug 21 Glenn Hughes, British bassist and vocalist (Finders Keepers/Trapeze/Deep Purple), born in Cannock, Staffordshire, England
  • Aug 21 Jiří Paroubek, former Czech prime minister, born in Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • Aug 22 Peter Laughner, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu), born in Bay Village, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • Aug 23 Dalton Reed, American soul singer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1994)
  • Aug 23 Mac Cone, Canadian equestrian jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Aug 23 Vicky Leandros, Greek singer and politician, born in Palaiokastritsa, Corfu, Greece
  • Aug 24 Bob Corker, American politician (Senator from Tennessee), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina

Person of interestMike Shanahan

Aug 24 Mike Shanahan, American football coach (Denver Broncos), born in Oak Park, Illinois

NFL Head Coach Mike Shanahan
NFL Head Coach
Mike Shanahan
  • Aug 25 Duleep Mendis, Sri Lankan cricketer (big-hitting Sri Lankan batsman of 80's), born in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Aug 25 Geoff Downes, English keyboardist (Buggles, Yes, Asia), born in Stockport, Cheshire, England
  • Aug 26 Billy Rush, rocker (Asbury Jukes)
  • Aug 26 John Kinsella, USA, swimmer (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Aug 26 Michael Jeter, actor (The Fisher King), born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee (d. 2003)
  • Aug 26 Will Shortz, American crossword editor

Person of interestPee-wee Herman

Aug 27 Pee-wee Herman [Paul Reubens], American actor (Pee-wee's Big Adventure), born in Peekskill, New York

  • Aug 28 Rita Dove, African-American poet (Thomas and Beulah), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Aug 28 Wendelin Wiedeking, German businessman (CEO - Porsche AG), born in Ahlen, Germany
  • Aug 28 Guy Nadon, Canadian actor (L'ange gardien), born in Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • Aug 28 Jacques Chagnon, Canadian politician (45th President of the National Assembly), born in Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • Aug 29 Karen Hesse, American children's book writer (Out of the Dust), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Aug 30 Wojtek Fibak, Polish tennis star, born in Poznan, Poland
  • Aug 31 Bruce Soboroff, Chic Il, rocker (Buckinghams)
  • Aug 31 Herbert Reul, German politician