On This Day

Famous People Born in March 1961

  • Mar 1 Davis Daniel, American country singer, born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Mar 1 Mike Rozier, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1983, Nebraska; Pro Bowl 1987, 88, Houston Oilers), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Mar 2 Simone Young, Australian conductor (Hamburg State Opera and Hamburg Philharmonic, 2005-15), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Mar 3 Mary Page Keller, actress (Ryan's Hope, Duet), born in Monterey Park, California
  • Mar 3 Perry McCarthy, English racing driver, born in Stepney, London
  • Mar 3 Knut Nærum, Norwegian comedian
  • Mar 4 David "Tinker" Juarez, American BMX and cross-country mountain bike racer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 4 Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, American boxer (WBA lightweight champion), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Mar 4 Steven Weber, American actor (Wings - "Brian Hackett"), born in Queens, New York
  • Mar 4 Sabine Everts, former German track athlete
  • Mar 5 Dan Stuart, American singer/songwriter (Green on Red)
  • Mar 5 Zeke Mowatt, NFL tight end (NY Giants)
  • Mar 7 Mary Beth Evans, American actress (Katherine-General Hospital), born in Pasadena, California
  • Mar 7 Warrel Dane, American singer (Nevermore), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2017)
  • Mar 8 Larry Murphy, Scarborough, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • Mar 8 Camryn Manheim, American actress (The Practice), born in Caldwell, New Jersey
  • Mar 9 Mike Leach, American college football coach (Washington State University), born in Susanville, California
  • Mar 9 Rick Steiner [Robert Rechsteiner], American professional wrestler, born in Bay City, Michigan
  • Mar 10 Jesse Sapolu, NFL guard (SF 49ers)
  • Mar 10 Laurel B Clark, Ames Iowa, Lt cmdr USN/astronaut
  • Mar 10 Mitch Gaylord, American gymnast (Olympics 1984), actor (American Anthem), born in Van Nuys, California
  • Mar 10 Bobby Petrino, American football coach
  • Mar 10 Pam Oliver, American sportscaster
  • Mar 11 Ken [Kenneth Sean Carson], American model & boyfriend of Barbie, born in El Segundo, California
  • Mar 11 Bruce Watson, Canadian-Scottish rock guitarist, sitar and mandolin player (Big Country - "Wonderland"; "In A Big Country"), born in Timmons, Ontario
  • Mar 11 Mike Percy, rocker (Dead or Alive-Spin Me Round)
  • Mar 11 Elias Koteas, Canadian actor
  • Mar 12 Joseph Facal, Quebec politician
  • Mar 13 Cor Lems, Dutch soccer player (ADO The Hague/Dordrecht '90), born in Rotterdam, Netherlansds
  • Mar 14 Gary Dell'Abate, producer (Howard Stern Show)
  • Mar 14 Grigoriy Kornev, Russian speed walker (world record 5 km)
  • Mar 14 Russell Todd, actor (Jamie Frame-Another World)
  • Mar 14 Greg Anderson, American NHRA driver
  • Mar 14 Penny Johnson Jerald, American actress
  • Mar 15 Craig Ludwig, Rhinelander, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars)
  • Mar 15 Fabio Lanzoni, romance novels model (Fabio After Dark), born in Milan, Italy
  • Mar 15 Terry Cummings, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Mar 16 Mel Gray, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • Mar 17 Casey Siemaszko, American actor (Biloxi Blues, 3 O'Clock High), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 17 Andrew Paul, English actor
  • Mar 17 Dana Reeve, American actress, wife of Christopher Reeve and activist (Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation), born in Teaneck, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • Mar 18 Mark Van Thillo, Wilrijk Belgium, co-capt (Biosphere 2)
  • Mar 18 Todd Nelson, Dalles Ore, tennis star
  • Mar 18 Kevan James, English cricket all-rounder (4 wickets/4 balls + 103 Hampshire v India 1996), born in Lambeth, England
  • Mar 18 Grant Hart, American punk rock drummer and songwriter (Hüsker Dü), born in South St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2017)
  • Mar 19 Jos Lansink, Dutch-Belgian equestrian
  • Mar 20 John Clark Gable, American actor (Bad Jim), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 20 Kathy Baker-Guadagnino, American golfer (US Open 1985), born in Albany, New York
  • Mar 20 Jesper Olsen, Danish footballer, born in Faxe, Denmark
  • Mar 21 Slim Jim Phantom [McDonnell], American rock drummer (Stray Cats - "Rock This Town"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 21 Kassie Wesley, American actress (Evil Dead 2; One Life to Live - "Blair"), born in Kentucky
  • Mar 21 Wei Wang, US table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Beijing, China
  • Mar 21 Shawn Lane, American guitar virtuoso (d. 2003)
  • Mar 21 Lothar Matthäus, German footballer
  • Mar 23 Helmi Johannes, Indonesian television newscaster
  • Mar 24 Dean Jones, Australian cricket batsman and broadcaster (52 Tests @ 46.55; 164 ODIs; Victoria), born in Coburg, Australia (d. 2020)
  • Mar 24 Jim Gallagher Jr, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1992 runner-up), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 25 John Stockwell, actor (Born to Ride, City Limits), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Mar 25 Mark Brooks, American golfer (PGA Championship 1996), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Mar 25 Fred Goss, American actor, comedian, and writer
  • Mar 26 Billy Warlock, American actor (Baywatch), born in Hawthorne, California
  • Mar 26 Leigh Bowery, Australian performance artist and designer, born in Sunshine, Australia (d. 1996)
  • Mar 26 William Hague, English politician, Secretary of State, Leader of the Opposition, born in Rotherham, England
  • Mar 27 Ellery Hanley, British rugby league player, born in Leeds
  • Mar 27 Tak Matsumoto, Japanese Grammy Award-winning guitarist (B'z), born in Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan
  • Mar 27 Tony Rominger, Swiss road racing cyclist, born in Vejle, Denmark
  • Mar 28 Byron Scott, American NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Ogden, Utah
  • Mar 28 José Feghali, Brazilian concert pianist (Van Cliburn Gold Medalist, 1985) (d. 2014)
  • Mar 29 Ane-Marie Sanches, newscaster (Suriname TV/Radio)
  • Mar 29 Mike Kingery, American baseball outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in St. James, Minnesota
  • Mar 29 Amy Sedaris, American actress and comedian, born in Endicott, New York
  • Mar 29 Gary Brabham, Australian auto racer, (British Formula 3000 C'ship 1989), born in London, England
  • Mar 30 Doug Wickenheiser, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1999)
  • Mar 31 Ron Brown, American athlete (Olympic gold 4 x 100m 1984), born in Los Angeles, California

About March 1961

How Old? 60 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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