On This Day

Famous People Born in 1952 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 779

  • Jul 8 Marianne Williamson, American writer (Return to Love), spiritual leader, human rights and peace activist, born in Houston, Texas
  • Jul 9 John Tesh, American TV host (ET), and new age pianist, born in Garden City, New York
  • Jul 10 Ludmilla Tourischeva, Russian gymnast (nine-time Olympic medalist for the Soviet Union), born in Grozny, Russia
  • Jul 10 Kim Mitchell, Canadian guitarist and singer, born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • Jul 10 Peter van Heemst, Dutch politician (Labour Party), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Jul 11 Stephen Lang, American actor (Another You, Death of a Salesman), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 11 John Kettley, English weather forecaster
  • Jul 12 Liz Mitchell, Jamaican-British rock vocalist (Boney M), born in Clarendon, Jamaica
  • Jul 12 Voja Antonić, Serbian inventor and writer, born in Šabac, Serbia
  • Jul 12 Philip Taylor Kramer, American bass guitar player (Iron Butterfly, 1974-77), born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • Jul 13 Alla Pavlova, Russian contemporary classical composer (The Old New York Nostalgia Suite; Miss Me ... But Let Me Go), born in Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
  • Jul 14 Eric Laneuville, American actor (Larry-Room 222, St Elsewhere), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jul 14 George Lewis, American composer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 14 Jerry Houser, American actor (Slapshot, Summer of '42, Class of '44), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 14 Joel Silver, American producer (Warriors, Xanadu, Die Hard), born in South Orange, New Jersey
  • Jul 14 Stan Shaw, American actor (Mississippi, Roots Next Generation), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 14 Franklin Graham, American evangelist, son of Billy Graham, born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Jul 14 Bob Casale, AKA Bob 2, American Musician (Devo), (d. 2014)
  • Jul 15 David Pack, rocker (Ambrosia)
  • Jul 15 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, (Rep-R-Florida)
  • Jul 15 Jeff Carlisi, American rock guitarist (.38 Special), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jul 15 Jill Long, (Rep-D-Indiana)
  • Jul 15 Johnny Thunders [Genzale], American punk rock guitarist (New York Dolls), born in Queens, New York (d. 1991)
  • Jul 15 Terry O'Quinn, American actor
  • Jul 15 Judy McGrath, American television executive
  • Jul 16 Phil Carrick, English cricketer (Yorkshire County Cricket Club), born in Armley, Yorkshire, England (d. 2000)
  • Jul 16 Stewart Copeland, American drummer (The Police - "Roxanne"), and film score composer (Wall Street; SubUrbia) born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Jul 16 Robert David Steele, American activist and former CIA officer, born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 17 Chet McCracken, American drummer (Doobie Brothers, 1979-82), born in Seattle, Washington

Person of interestDavid Hasselhoff

Jul 17 David Hasselhoff, American actor (Night Rider, Mitch-Baywatch), born in Baltimore, Maryland

  • Jul 17 Nicolette Larson, American rock vocalist ("Lotta Love"; "I Only Want To Be With You"), born in Helena, Montana (d. 1997)
  • Jul 17 Robert R. McCammon, American sci-fi author (Baal, Mystery Walk), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Jul 17 Fran Smith, Jr., American rock bassist player (The Hooters - "All You Zombies"; "And We Danced"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 18 James Forbes, American basketball player (Olympic silver 1972), born in Fort Rucker, Alabama
  • Jul 19 (Larken) Allen Collins, American southern rock guitarist, and songwriter (Lynyrd Skynyrd - "Free Bird"; "Gimme Three Steps"; Rossington-Collins Band - "Don't Misunderstand Me"), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 1990)
  • Jul 19 Dominic Muldowney, English composer, born in Southampton, England
  • Jul 19 Howard Donald Saunders, Danbury Ct, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Jul 19 Robert A. Ficano, American politician and Sheriff of Wayne County, Michigan, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 19 John Griesheimer, American Republican politician, born in Saint Clair, Missouri
  • Jul 20 Keiko Matsuzaka, Japanese actress
  • Jul 21 John Barrasso [John Anthony Barrasso III], American politician, junior senator from Wyoming, born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 22 Herbert Chang, West Indian cricket batsman (1979)
  • Jul 23 Janis Siegel, American jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer - "Boy From New York City"), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 23 Paul Hibbert, Australian cricketer (one Test Aust v India 1977, scored 13 & 2), born in Brunswick, Australia (d. 2008)
  • Jul 23 John Rutsey, Canadian drummer (Rush, 1968-74), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2008)
  • Jul 24 Vin Weber, (Rep-R-MN, 1981- )
  • Jul 24 Gus Van Sant, American film director (Good Will Hunting), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jul 26 Lyudmila Maslakova, Soviet relay runner (Olympic silver 1980), born in Astrakhan
  • Jul 26 Scott David Cook, CEO (Intuit-Quicken), born in Glendale, California
  • Jul 26 Jan Randall, American-Canadian film, stage and broadcast composer (The Irrelevant Show; Poetry In Motion), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 27 Hannu-Pekka Hänninen, Finnish sports commentator, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Jul 27 Steve Gluzband, American Latin jazz trumpeter, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jul 28 Maha Vajiralongkorn [Bodindradebayavarangkun], King of Thailand (2016 - Present), born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Jul 28 Monique van de Ven, Dutch actress (Turkish Fruit)
  • Jul 28 Yoshitaka Amano, Japanese artist (Final Fantasy), born in Shizuoka city, Japan
  • Jul 29 Joe Johnson, English snooker player (World Champion, 1986: Senior Masters, 2019), born in Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • Jul 31 Alan Autry, American NFLer (Green Bay Packers), actor (In the Heat of the Night) and politician (23rd Mayor of Fresno), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Jul 31 Pritawi Sudarmo, Indonesia, astronaut
  • Jul 31 João Barreiros, Portuguese writer (Um Dia com Júlia na Necrosfera), born in Portugal
  • Jul 31 Helmuts Balderis, Latvian International Hockey Hall of Fame right wing, coach (Latvia, Soviet Union, Minnesota North Stars), born in Riga, Latvia
  • Aug 1 Brian Patrick Clarke, American actor (Eight Is Enough - "Merle"), born in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • 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, American murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in South Carolina
  • 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 race walker (Olympic gold 20k 1976; 3 x 20k WR holder), born in El Salado, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
  • 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 [Máire Ní Bhraonáin], Irish folksinger and harpist (Clannad; 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 [Cusano], American rock guitarist (Kiss, 1982-84; solo - "Ashes to Ashes"), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Aug 7 Alexei Sayle, British comedian, born in Anfield, Liverpool,
  • Aug 7 Ian Hobson, British pianist, opera conductor and music professor, born in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England
  • 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, American mistress (Beautiful Bad Girl), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 1983)
  • Aug 9 Prateep Ungsongtham Hata, Thai politician and activist, born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Aug 9 John Cappelletti, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1973, Penn State; NFL: LA Rams, SD Chargers), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 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 12 Charles Whiting, English Formula 1 Race Director (Safety Delegate, Starter, head F1 Technical Dep't), born in Sevenoaks, Kent (d. 2019)
  • Aug 13 Marie Helvin, American model and actress (Children), born in Tokyo
  • Aug 13 Herb Ritts, American fashion photographer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2002)
  • Aug 13 Hughie Thomasson, American guitarist, singer, and songwriter (Outlaws - "Green Grass and High Tides"; Lynyrd Skynyrd, 1996-2005), born in Buchanan, Virginia (d. 2007)
  • Aug 13 Tom Marino, American politician (Rep-R-Pennsylvania 2011-2019), born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 13 Lee Hyla, American contemporary classical composer (Mythic Birds of Saugerties; Pre-Pulse Suspended), and music professor (New England Conservatory; Northwestern University), born in Niagara Falls, New York (d. 2014)
  • Aug 13 Danny Bruno, American stage and screen actor (Grimm - "Bud"), born in The Bronx, NYC
  • Aug 14 Debbie Meyer, American 200m/400m/800m swimmer (Olympic 3 gold-68), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • Aug 14 Mark C. Lee, American NASA astronaut (STS 30, 47, 64, 82, sk: 98), born in Viroqua, Wisconsin
  • Aug 15 Ger Hoeymakers, Dutch rock guitarist (Franc Boeijen Group), born in Sevenum, Netherlands
  • 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, Argentine tennis player (4-time Grand Slam winner), 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, American astronaut (STS 33, 49, 61, 73), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Aug 17 Nelson Piquet, Brazilian auto racer, 3-time Formula One champ (1981, '83, '87), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Aug 17 Thomas J Hennen, American astronaut (STS 44), born in Albany, Georgia
  • Aug 17 Dr. Mario Theissen, German F1 team principal (BMW Sauber)
  • Aug 18 Elayne Boosler, American comedienne (Broadway Baby, Party of One), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 18 Patrick Swayze, American actor and dancer (Dirty Dancing, Ghost), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2009)
  • Aug 18 Ricky Villa, Argentine former footballer, born in Roque Pérez, Argentina
  • Aug 19 Jonathan Frakes, American actor (Commander William T Riker-Star Trek Next Gen), born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 20 John Emburey, English cricket off-spinner (1978-95, captain 1988), born in Peckham, London
  • Aug 20 John Hiatt, American singer and songwriter ("Have a Little Faith in Me"), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Aug 20 Rudy Gatlin, American country singer (Gatlin Brothers - "Broken Lady"), born in Olney, Texas
  • Aug 20 Doug Fieger, American singer–songwriter (The Knack - "My Sharona"), born in Oak Park, Michigan (d. 2010)
  • Aug 20 John Clayton, American session and jazz bassist, arranger, composer (Clayton Brothers; Diana Krall), and classical double bassist (Amsterdam Philharmonic Orchestra), born in Venice, California
  • Aug 21 Joe Strummer [Mellor], British punk rock lead singer and songwriter (The Clash - "Rock the Casbah";"Lost in the Supermarket"; "London Calling"), born in Ankara, Turkey (d. 2002)
  • Aug 21 Keith Hart, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Great Falls, Montana
  • 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 Lafayette, Louisiana (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 24 Carlo Curley, American classical concert organist, born in Monroe, North Carolina (d. 2012)
  • Aug 24 Vaneese Thomas, American R&B, jazz and soul blues singer, ("Let's Talk It Over"), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 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, American guitarist (Asbury Jukes; Serge Gainesbourg), born in Deal, New Jersey
  • Aug 26 John Kinsella, American swimmer (Olympic gold 1972), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Aug 26 Michael Jeter, American actor (The Fisher King), born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee (d. 2003)
  • Aug 26 Will Shortz, American crossword editor (New York Times), born in Crawfordsville, Indiana

Person of interestPee-wee Herman

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

  • Aug 27 Roger Stone, American political lobbyist, born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 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
  • Aug 28 Jacques Chagnon, Canadian politician (45th President of the National Assembly), born in Montréal, Québec
  • 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, American rock keyboard player (Buckinghams, 1986-present), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 31 Herbert Reul, German politician
  • Sep 1 Graham Maby, British session and touring bassist (Joe Jackson; They Might Be Giants; Natalie Merchant; Marshall Crenshaw), born in Gosport, Hampshire, England
  • Sep 2 Earl Pomeroy, (Rep-D-North Dakota)

Person of interestJimmy Connors

Sep 2 Jimmy Connors, American tennis player (8-time Grand Slam winner, 109 titles overall), born in Belleville, Illinois

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
  • Sep 4 Rishi Kapoor, Indian Bollywood actor and director (Bobby, Do Dooni Chaar), born in Bombay State, India (2020)
  • Sep 4 Nelson Marcenaro, Uruguayan soccer defender (8 caps; Mundialito 1980; Progreso, Portuguesa, Peñarol, Emelec), born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 2021)
  • Sep 5 Graham Salmon, British blind runner (fastest 100m by a blind man) (d. 1999)
  • Sep 6 (Steven) "Buddy" Miller, American folk and country singer-songwriter, born in Fairborn, Ohio
  • Sep 6 Jack Waldman, American jazz and rock keyboardist and avant garde composer, born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey (d. 1986)
  • Sep 7 Ricardo Tormo, Spanish Grand Prix motocycle racer, born in Valencia, Spain (d. 1998)
  • Sep 8 Andy M. Stewart, Scottish musician and composer (Silly Wizard), born in Alyth, Scotland (d. 2015)
  • Sep 9 Angela Cartwright, England (Make Room for Daddy, Lost in Space)

Person of interestDave Stewart

Sep 9 Dave Stewart, British rock guitarist, songwriter and producer (Eurythmics - "Here Comes the Rain Again"), born in Sunderland, England

Musician Dave Stewart
Musician
Dave Stewart
  • Sep 9 Lee M Morin, cmdr USN/astronaut, born in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Sep 9 Manuel Göttsching, German ambient and rock guitarist (Ash Ra Tempel), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Sep 9 Phil Palmer, British rock and jazz session guitarist, noted for his slide work, born in London
  • Sep 10 Gerry Conway, Marvel comics writer (Punisher), born in New York City
  • Sep 10 Vic Toews, Canadian politician, born in Filadelfia, Paraguay
  • Sep 12 Gerry Beckley, American rock vocalist, guitarist and songwriter (America - "Sister Golden Hair"), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Sep 12 Neil Peart, Canadian rock drummer and lyricist (Rush - "Limelight"; "Peaceable Kingdom"), born in Hamilton, Ontario (d. 2020)
  • Sep 13 Johanna Klier-Schaller, German 100m hurdler (Olympic gold 1976), born in Artern, Bezirk Halle, Germany
  • Sep 13 Karen Wyman, American singer (Long & Winding Road), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 13 Randy Jones, American musician (The Village People (Cowboy) -"Y.M.C.A."), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Sep 13 Raymond O'Connor, American actor (The Rock), born in South Bronx, New York
  • Sep 13 Don Was [Don Edward Fagenson], American singer (Was (Not Was)), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 13 Ray Sibille, American jockey (Breeder's Cup Turf 1988), born in Sunset, Louisiana
  • Sep 14 Margit Schumann, German luger (Olympic gold 1976), born in Waltershausen, Bezirk Erfurt, East Germany
  • Sep 15 Kelly Keagy, American rock vocalist (Night Ranger), born in Eugene, Oregon
  • Sep 16 Mickey Rourke, American actor (Wild Orchid, Barfly), born in Schenectady, New York
  • Sep 17 Steve Sanders, American country baritone singer (Oak Ridge Boys, 1987-95), born in Richland, Georgia (d. 1998)
  • Sep 18 Rick Pitino, American basketball coach, born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 19 Nile Rodgers, American guitarist (Chic - "Le Freak"), and music producer (Sister Sledge; David Bowie -"Let's Dance"), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • Sep 19 Rhys Chatham, American guitarist, trumpeter, and composer (An Angel Moves Too Fast To See; A Crimson Grail), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Sep 19 Scott Colomby, American actor (Sons & Daughters- "Stash"; Szysznyk), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 19 Bernard de Dryver, Belgian racing driver, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Sep 19 Gunnar Hökmark, Swedish politician (Member of the European Parliament), born in Ystad, Skåne County, Sweden
  • Sep 21 Anneliese Michel, German exorcism victim (d. 1976)
  • Sep 21 Dave Gregory, British rock guitarist (XTC; Big Big Train), born in Swindon, England
  • Sep 22 Bob Goodlatte, American politician (Rep-R-Virginia 1993-2019), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts
  • Sep 22 Gary Holton, English actor and musician (d. 1985)
  • Sep 22 Oliver Mtukudzi, Zimbabwean singer and musician (Tuku music), born in Highfield, Zimbabwe (d. 2019)
  • Sep 24 Joseph P. Kennedy II, American politician (Rep-D-Massachusetts 1987-99), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 24 Mark Sandman, American singer-songwriter and musician (Morphine; Treat Her Right), born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1999)
  • Sep 25 Jimmy Garvin [James Williams], American professional NWA/WCW/AWA wrestler, born in Tampa, Florida

Person of interestChristopher Reeve

Sep 25 Christopher Reeve, American actor (Superman, Somewhere in Time), born in New York City, New York (d. 2004)

  • Sep 25 Tommy Norden, American actor (Flipper), born in New York City, New York
  • Sep 25 Bell Hooks [Gloria Jean Watkins], American author, feminist, scholar and social activist, born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky
  • Sep 26 James Keane, American actor (Willis Bell-Paper Chase), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 26 Predrag Miletić, Serbian actor, born in Niš, Serbia
  • Sep 27 Del Russel, actor (Richard-Arnie), born in Pasadena, California
  • Sep 27 Doemitri Dorin Prunariu, Romania, cosmonaut (Soyuz 40)