On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1952

  • Mar 1 Dave Barr, Canadian golfer (US Open 1985 runner-up), born in Kelowna, British Columbia
  • Mar 1 Steven Barnes, American writer
  • Mar 1 Leigh Matthews, Australian Football Hall of Fame rover (Hawthorne FC), coach (Collingwood 1990 premiers; Brisbane 2001-03 premiers) and broadcaster (7 Network; 3AW), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Mar 1 Martin O'Neill, Northern Irish soccer midfielder (64 caps; Nottingham Forest) and manager (Rep of Ireland; Leicester City, Celtic, Aston Villa, Sunderland), born in Kilrea, Northern Ireland
  • Mar 1 Brian Winters, American basketball guard (NBA All Star 1976, 78; Milwaukee Bucks) and coach (Vancouver Grizzlies; Golden State Warriors), born in Rockaway, New York
  • Mar 2 Laraine Newman, comedienne/actress (Saturday Night Live), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 2 Mark Evanier, American writer
  • Mar 3 Robyn Hitchcock, rocker (Moss Elixir)
  • Mar 4 Ronn Moss, actor (Ridge-Bold & Beautiful, Santa Barbara), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 4 Umberto Tozzi, Italian singer
  • Mar 5 Alan Clark, keyboardist (Dire Straits-Sultans of Swing)
  • Mar 6 Lyn Perrin, executive administrator (WIC)
  • Mar 7 Ernie Isley, American vocalist and guitarist (The Isley Brothers - "It's Your Thing"; "Heat is On"), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Mar 7 Lynn Swann, NFL receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)/sportscaster
  • Mar 7 Viv Richards, Antiguan cricketer and master blaster (West Indies), born in St. Johns, British Leeward Islands
  • Mar 8 Vladimir Vladimirovich Vasyutin, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-14)

  • Mar 8 George Felix Allen, American politician
  • Mar 9 Uljana Semjonova, Soviet-Latvian basketball player (Olympic gold 1976), born in Zarasai, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
  • Mar 9 William Kirby Cullen, American actor (How the West Was Won), born in Santa Ana, California
  • Mar 9 Ekkehard Fasser, Swiss bobsledder (Olympic gold, four-man 1988; World C'ship gold 1983; World Cup champion 1985-86), born in Glarus, Switzerland (d. 2021)
  • Mar 10 Oupa J Gqozo, South African warden/army commandant (Ciskei)
  • Mar 10 Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe politician

Person of interestDouglas Adams

Mar 11 Douglas Adams, English author (Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy), born in Cambridge, England (d. 2001)

  • Mar 11 Susan Richardson, Coatesville Pa, actress (Susan-8 is Enough)
  • Mar 12 Eliézer Niyitegeka, Rwandan journalist, politician and genocidaire
  • Mar 12 Naomi Shihab Nye, American poet, songwriter, and novelist
  • Mar 13 Wolfgang Rihm, German composer, born in Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Mar 14 J Fred Muggs, chimpanzee (Today show), born in French Cameroon

Person of interestMartin Dempsey

Mar 14 Martin Dempsey, American General, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (2011-), born in Jersey City, New Jersey

Army General Martin Dempsey
Army General
Martin Dempsey
  • Mar 15 Howard Koh, American state government official
  • Mar 15 Howard Devoto [Trafford], British singer-songwriter (Buzzcocks; Magazine; Luxuria), born in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
  • Mar 16 Philippe Kahn, French-American entrepreneur
  • Mar 16 Graham Cole [Graham Coleman-Smith], English actor (The Bill), born in London, England
  • Mar 17 Nikos Xydakis, Greek musician and composer
  • Mar 18 Mike Webster, American football player (d. 2002)
  • Mar 18 Pat Eddery OBE, Irish jockey (11 x British flat racing Champion Jockey; 3 x Epsom Derby), born in Newbridge, Republic of Ireland (d. 2015)

  • Mar 19 Warren Lees, NZ cricket wicket-keeper (late 70's)

Person of interestHarvey Weinstein

Mar 19 Harvey Weinstein, American film producer (Miramax) and convicted sex offender whose actions helped spark the #MeToo movement, born in NYC, New York

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein
  • Mar 20 Anand Armitraj, India, tennis player (Brother of ViJay)
  • Mar 20 Geoff Brabham, Australian auto racer (IMSA GT Championship 1988-91), born in Sydney, NSW
  • Mar 21 Chris O'Connell, rocker
  • Mar 22 Bob Costas, American sportscaster and talk show host (Later), born in Queens, New York
  • Mar 22 Jay Dee Daugherty, American drummer, worked with Patti Smith, born in New York City
  • Mar 23 Kim Stanley Robinson, American sci-fi author (Mars Trilogy), born in Waukegan, Illinois

Person of interestRex Tillerson

Mar 23 Rex Tillerson, American businessman (ExxonMobil) and US Secretary of State (2017-18), born in Wichita Falls, Texas

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
US Secretary of State
Rex Tillerson
  • Mar 24 Nicholas Campbell, actor (Nick-Insiders), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 24 Reinhard Genzel, German astrophysicist (2020 Nobel Prize for Physics for work on black holes), born in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, West Germany
  • Mar 24 Dolora Zajick, American mezzo-soprano (Verdi), and educator (Institute for Young Dramatic Voices), born in Salem, Oregon
  • Mar 25 Antanas Mockus, Colombian mathematician
  • Mar 26 David Amess, British politician (C), born in London
  • Mar 26 Didier Pironi, French Formula One driver, born in Villecresnes, France (d. 1987)
  • Mar 27 Chick Vennera, American actor (Thank God It's Friday; High Risk; Milagro Beanfield War; Animaniacs), born in Herkimer, New York (d. 2021)
  • Mar 27 Maria Schneider, French actress (Last Tango in Paris, Crime of Honor), born in Paris, France (d. 2011)
  • Mar 27 Rocky Maffit, American percussionist (Champaign)
  • Mar 28 Tony Brise, English racing driver, born in Erith, Kent (d. 1975)
  • Mar 29 Teofilo Stevenson, Cuban heavyweight boxer (Olympic gold 1972, 76, 80), born in Puerto Padre, Cuba (d. 2012)
  • Mar 30 Peter Knights, Australian footballer and coach
  • Mar 31 Dermot Morgan, Irish actor and comedian (Father Ted Crilly-Father Ted), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1998)
  • Mar 31 Mike Rafter, England Rugby Union flanker (England 17 caps), born in Bristol, England

About March 1952

How Old? 69 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

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