On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1954

  • Sep 1 Gábor Ormai, Hungarian violist (Takács Quartet, 1975-95), and pedagogue, born in Hungary (d. 1995)
  • Sep 1 Riccardo "Ric" Formosa, Italian-Australian guitarist (Little River Band, 1975-76), session musician, arranger and classical composer, born in Rome, Italy
  • Sep 2 Andrej Babiš, Czech businessman and politician, Prime Minister of Czech republic (2017-), born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
  • Sep 5 Hans-Jorgen Gerhardt, German bobsleder (Olympic gold 1980), born in Altenburg, Thuringia
  • Sep 5 Frederick Kempe, American author, journalist, and executive, born in Utah
  • Sep 6 Banner Thomas, American rock bassist (Molly Hatchet), born in Orange Park, Florida (d. 2017)
  • Sep 6 Jon Erikson, American swimmer 1st to triple cross English Channel (1981) (d. 2014)
  • Sep 6 Patrick O'Hearn, American rock bassist (Missing Persons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 6 Carly Fiorina, Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and political (R) candidate, born in Austin, Texas
  • Sep 7 Benmont Tench, American rock keyboardist (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Sep 7 Corbin Bernsen, American actor (Arnie Becker-LA Law), born in North Hollywood, California
  • Sep 7 Michael Emerson, American actor (Person of Interest), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Sep 8 Clayton Norcross, American actor (Bold & Beautiful, Colbys, Santa Barbara), born in Arcadia, California
  • Sep 8 Mark Foley, American politician (Rep-(R)-Florida 1995-2006), resigned after texting scandal, born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • Sep 8 Ruby Bridges, American civil rights activist (child who ended segregation of a Louisiana school), born in Tylertown, Mississippi
  • Sep 9 Walter Paul Davis, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1976), born in Pineville, North Carolina
  • Sep 9 Jeffrey Combs, American actor, born in Oxnard, California
  • Sep 10 Martha Nause, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1994), born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • Sep 10 Cynthia Lummis, American politician, (Rep-R-WYO) first woman representative from Wyoming, born in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Sep 11 Reed Birney, American actor (Greatest Man in the World), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Sep 12 Russell G. Alexander, creator of Today In History v1.2
  • Sep 12 Jeff Jarvis, American journalist (This Week in Google) and advocate for the Open Web
  • Sep 12 Neal Brendel, American rugby union prop (6 Tests; Pittsburgh RC) and executive (Chairman USA Rugby 2002-05), born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania (d. 2021)
  • Sep 13 Teddy Mueller, American rock drummer (Axe), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2012)
  • Sep 13 Steve Kilbey, English-Australian singer-songwriter and bass player (The Church), born in Welwyn Garden City, England
  • Sep 13 Denis "Den" Hegarty, Irish doo-wop singer (The Darts - "The Boy From New York City"), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Sep 14 Barry Cowsill, American rock bassist (The Cowsills - "We Can Fly"), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2005)
  • Sep 15 John Hervey, 7th marquess of Bristol, English flamboyant peer who lost his fortune to drug addiction, born in Bury St Edmunds, England (d. 1999)
  • Sep 15 Adrian Adonis [Keith A. Franke Jr.], American professional wrestler, born in NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • Sep 15 Hrant Dink, Turkish-Armenian newspaper editor (d. 2007)
  • Sep 16 Colin Newman, English musician (Wire), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
  • Sep 16 Frank Reed, American singer (Chi-Lites), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2014)
  • Sep 17 Joël-François Durand, French classical composer, born in Orléans, France
  • Sep 18 Murtaza Bhutto, Pakistani politician, born in Karachi, Pakistan (d. 1996)
  • Sep 18 Takao Doi, Japanese astronaut (STS 87), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 18 Tommy Tuberville, American football coach, born in Camden, Arkansas
  • Sep 18 Steven Pinker, Canadian American cognitive psychologist and author, born in Montreal, Canada
  • Sep 19 Ted Jensen, American audio mastering engineer (The Eagles; Billy Joel; Norah Jones; Greenday), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Sep 20 Anne Mcintosh, British member of European parliament, born in Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland
  • Sep 20 Brinke Stevens [Charlene Brinkman], American actress (Slumber Party Massacre), born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 20 Silvio Leonard, Cuban 100m runner (Olympic silver 1980), born in Cienfuegos, Cuba
  • Sep 20 Henry Samueli, American NHL team owner (Anaheim Ducks), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 20 Peter White, British rock and smooth jazz guitarist, and songwriter (Al Stewart), born in Luton, England
  • Sep 21 Philthy Animal [Phil Taylor], English rock drummer (Motorhead), born in Hasland, Chesterfield (d. 2015)
  • Sep 21 Julia Grant [prev George Roberts], transgender activist featured in "A Change of Sex", born in Blackpool, England (d. 2019)
  • Sep 22 Shari Belafonte Harper, American actress (Julie-Hotel), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 22 Randy Lanier, American auto racer (IMSA Camel GT 1984; convicted drug trafficker 1988), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Sep 23 Cherie Blair [née Booth], English wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, born in Bury, England
  • Sep 23 Charlie Barnett, American actor (d. 1996)
  • Sep 24 Stephen Jones, English art historian, born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • Sep 25 Sylvester Croom, American college football coach, born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Sep 25 Juande Ramos, Spanish football manager (Sevilla), born in Pedro Muñoz, Spain
  • Sep 26 Craig Chaquico, American rock guitarist (Jefferson Starship - "Jane"; "Find Your Way Back"), born in Sacramento, California
  • Sep 26 César Rosas, Mexican singer, songwriter and guitarist (Los Lobos - "Set Me Free (Rosa Lee)"), born in Hermosillo, Mexico
  • Sep 27 Ray Hadley, Australian radio broadcaster
  • Sep 28 George Lynch, rock guitarist (Lynch Mob-Wicked Sensations)
  • Sep 28 Steve Largent, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Sep 29 Cindy Morgan [Cichorski], American actress (Tron), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 29 Steve Platt, British journalist and magazine editor (New Statesman & Society)
  • Sep 30 John Drew, American basketball small forward (NBA All-Star 1976, 80; Atlanta Hawks, Utah Jazz), born in Vredenburgh, Alabama (d. 2022)
  • Sep 30 Barry Williams, actor (Greg-Brady Bunch), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Sep 30 Calvin Levels, actor (Knightwatch), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sep 30 Patrice Rushen, jazz and R&B pianist and singer and songwriter ("Forget Me Nots"), born in Los Angeles, California

About September 1954

How Old? 67 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)