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Famous Birthdays on September 29

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Pompey the Great

106 BC Pompey the Great [Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus], Roman political and military leader (1st Triumvirate and Consul), born in Picenum, Italy (d. 48 BC)

  • 1240 Margaret of England, Queen consort of Scotland, (d. 1275)
  • 1321 John of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (d. 1387)
  • 1328 Joan of Kent, wife of Edward, the Black Prince (d. 1385)
  • 1388 Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Henry IV of England (d. 1421)
  • 1402 Ferdinand, the Saint, Portuguese slave of Fez/saint
  • 1511 Michael Servetus, Spanish theologian and physician (Christianism Rostituta), born in Villanueva or Tudela, Spain (d. 1553)
  • 1518 Tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter and notable exponent of the Renaissance school, born in Venice, Republic of Venice (d. 1594)

Miguel de Cervantes

1547 Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra, Spanish author (Don Quixote), born in Alcalá de Henares, Habsburg Spain (d. 1616)

  • 1548 William V, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1626)
  • 1561 Adriaan van Roomen, Flemish mathematician, born in Leuven (d. 1615)
  • 1571 Caravaggio [Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio], Italian painter, (Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy), born in Milan [d. 1610] [date disputed]
  • 1583 Johan VIII, the Younger, count of Nassau-Siegen and field marshal
  • 1620 Jean Louis d'Elderen, 63rd prince-bishop of Luik (1688-94), born in Tongeren (modern Belgium)
  • 1636 Thomas Tenison, English Archbishop of Canterbury (1694-1715), born in Cottenham, England (d. 1715)
  • 1639 Lord William Russell, English politician and plotter against Charles II (d. 1683)
  • 1640 Antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized
  • 1654 Vincenz Lubeck, German composer, born in Padingbüttel (d. 1740)
  • 1674 Jacques Hotteterre, French composer and flautist, born in Paris, France (d. 1762)
  • 1678 Adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier during reign of Louis XIV (d. 1766)
  • 1691 Richard Challoner, English leading Catholic bishop (Douay–Rheims bible translation), born in Lewes, England (d. 1781)
  • 1703 François Boucher, French Rococo painter commissioned by Madame de Pompadour, born in Paris, France (d. 1770)
  • 1714 Peter A. van de Parra, Governor-general of Netherlands-Indies (1761-75)
  • 1718 Nikita Ivanovich Panin, Russian statesman and advisor to Catherine the Great (plot against Peter III), born in Danzig (d. 1783)
  • 1725 Robert Clive, English explorer and founder (British Empire in India), born in Styche, England (d. 1773)
  • 1727 Henry Harington, English composer and musician, born in Kelston, England (d. 1613)
  • 1746 Ernst Ludwig Gerber, German organist, composer and musicologist, born in Sondershausen, Germany (d. 1819)
  • 1753 Johann Gottfried Schicht, German composer, born in Reichenau, Saxony (d. 1823)

Horatio Nelson

1758 Horatio Nelson, British admiral and hero of Trafalgar, born in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk (d. 1805)

  • 1786 Guadalupe Victoria, Mexican independence leader, 1st President of Mexico (1824-29), born in Tamazula, New Spain (d. 1843)
  • 1794 William Michael Rooke, Irish composer and violinist, born in Dublin (d. 1847)
  • 1803 Charles-Francois Sturm, French mathematician (Sturm's Theorem), born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1855)
  • 1803 Mercator Cooper, American sea captain (first to visit Japan and Antarctica), born in Southampton, New York (d. 1872)
  • 1810 Elizabeth Gaskell, English novelist (North and South), born in London, England (d. 1865)
  • 1812 Adolph Göpel, German mathematician ( hyperelliptic functions), born in Rostock (d. 1847)
  • 1815 Andreas Aschenbach, German Romantic painter and engraver, born in Kassel (d. 1910)
  • 1829 Bradley Tyler Johnson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1903)
  • 1829 Giles Alexander Smith, American Major General (Union Army), born in Jefferson County, New York (d. 1876)
  • 1830 John Parker Hawkins, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1914)
  • 1831 John McAlister Schofield, American Major General (Union Army), born in Gerry, New York (d. 1906)
  • 1838 Henry Hobson Richardson, Romanesque revival architect, born in St James, Louisiana (d. 1886)
  • 1842 Louis J. Weichmann, American clerk who was the chief witness in the trial of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1902)
  • 1843 Mikhail Skobelev 'the White General', Russian general during Russo-Turkish War, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1882)
  • 1848 Caroline Yale, American educator who revolutionized the teaching of hearing-impaired students, born in Charlotte, Vermont (d. 1943)
  • 1849 Ladislao Joseph Philip Paul Zavrtal, Czech-English composer, born in Milan
  • 1853 Princess Thyra, daughter of Christian IX of Denmark (d. 1933)
  • 1854 Martin Pluddemann, German composer, born in Kolberg (d. 1897)
  • 1855 Michele Esposito, Italian composer who worked in Ireland, born in Castellamare di Stabia (d. 1929)
  • 1857 Conrad Theodor van Deventer, Dutch author, lawyer and politician (Ethical Policy Movement), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1915)
  • 1858 Leopoldo Mugnone, Italian opera composer and conductor, born in Naples (d. 1941)
  • 1863 Franz Zorell, German lexicographer and exegete (Hebrew Latin Dictionary), born in Ravensburg (d. 1947)
  • 1863 Hugo Haase, German socialist politician (SPD, USPD) and co-chair of the Council of the People's Deputies (1918-19), born in Allenstein, East Prussia (d. 1919)
  • 1864 Miguel de Unamuno, Spanish writer and philosopher (Ensayos, Teatro), born in Bilbao Spain (d. 1936)
  • 1866 Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Ukrainian historian and statesman, born in Chełm, Congress Poland (d. 1934)
  • 1879 Joaquín Nin, Cuban composer and pianist, father of Anaïs Nin, born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1949)
  • 1881 Ludwig von Mises, Austrian-American Economist (The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality), born in Lemberg, Austria-Hungary (d. 1973)
  • 1884 Boris Asafiev, Russian composer and music critic, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1949)
  • 1887 Billy Bevan, Australian actor (Terror by Night, White Sin), born in Orange, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1957)
  • 1891 Gerda Björne, Swedish actress (Familjen Bjork, Hemsoborna), born in By, Värmland, Sweden (d. 1979)
  • 1891 Fabien Sevitzky [Koussevitzky], Russian-American conductor (Indianapolis Symphony), born in Vishny Volotchok, Russia (d. 1967)
  • 1893 Phillips Tead, American character actor (The Front Page; Lightnin'; Fighting Blade; The Adventures of Superman - "Professor Pepperwinkle"), born in Somerville, Massachusetts (d. 1974)
  • 1894 Franco Capuana, Italian composer, born in Fano, Italy (d. 1969)
  • 1895 Joseph Banks Rhine, Penn, American parapsychologist (Extra-Sensory Perception), born in Waterloo, Pennsylvania (d. 1980)
  • 1895 Louise Granville, Australian entertainer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1895 Roscoe Turner, American aviator and racer (d. 1970)
  • 1896 Štefan Németh-Šamorínsky, Slovak organist, choirmaster, composer and pedagogue (Birch Trees), born in Šamorín, Slovakia, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1975)
  • 1897 Herbert Agar, American journalist and historian (d. 1980)
  • 1898 Trofim Lysenko, Soviet biologist and agronomist, born in Karlovka, Ukraine, Russian Empire (d. 1976)
  • 1899 Billy Butlin, South African-British holiday camp promoter (Butlins), born in Cape Town, Cape Colony (d. 1980)
  • 1899 Lásló Jósef Bíró, Hungarian inventor (ballpoint pen), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1985)
  • 1900 Miguel Alemán Valdés, Mexican attorney and President of Mexico (1946-52), born in Sayula, Veracruz, Mexico (d. 1983)

Enrico Fermi

1901 Enrico Fermi, Italian-American nuclear physicist, gone fission, fermium (Nobel Prize 1938), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1954)

  • 1901 Lanza del Vasto, Italian philosopher and activist (d. 1981)
  • 1903 Karl August Andersen, Norwegian cellist and composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1970)
  • 1903 Diana Vreeland, French-American fashion editor (Harper's Bazaar, Vogue), born in Paris (d. 1989)
  • 1904 Dorothy Emmet, English philosopher, born in London, England (d. 2000)

Greer Garson

1904 Greer Garson, British actress (Mrs Miniver), born in East Ham, Essex (d. 1996)

  • 1905 Ted Decorsia, American actor (The Killing, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1973)
  • 1905 Fidel LaBarba, American boxer (Olympic gold flyweight 1924; world flyweight title 1927), born in NYC, NY (d. 1981)
  • 1907 Gene Autry, American cowboy singer, songwriter, actor, musician, ("Back In The Saddle Again"; "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer") and business tycoon (owner MLB Angels team, 1961-97), born near Tioga, Texas (d. 1998)
  • 1907 Michael Shepley, British actor (Squibs, Dick & the Duchess), born in Plymouth, Devon, England (d. 1961)
  • 1907 Richard Harkness, American newscaster (Story of the Week, NBC), born in Artesian, South Dakota (d. 1977)
  • 1908 Norman Anderson, English lawyer, missionary and Arabist, born in Aldeburgh, England (d. 1994)
  • 1908 Eddie Tolan, American sprinter (2 Golds 1932 Olympics), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1967)
  • 1909 Sashadhar Mukherjee, Indian film producer (Jagrit), born in Jhansi, India (d. 1990)
  • 1910 Virginia Bruce, American actress (Action in Arabia), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1982)
  • 1911 Reginald Victor Jones, British scientist who worked in military intelligence in WWII, born in London, England (d. 1997)
  • 1912 Lukas Ammann, Swiss actor (Graf Yoster, Day of Anger, Class Reunion, Palace Hotel), born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 2017)
  • 1912 Michelangelo Antonioni, Italian director (Blowup, Red Desert), born in Ferrara, Italy (d. 2007)
  • 1913 Silvio Piola, Italian soccer striker (34 caps, 30 goals; Lazio), born in Robbio Lomellina, Pavia (d. 1996)
  • 1913 Stanley E. Kramer, American producer and director (Inherit the Wind), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)

Trevor Howard

1913 Trevor Howard, English actor in over 70 films (Brief Encounter, Superman, The Third Man), born in Kent, England (d. 1988)

  • 1915 Ann Nagel [Anna Marie Dolan], American actress (Don Winslow of the Navy, The Green Hornet), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1915 Brenda Marshall [Ardis Ankerson], American actress (The Sea Hawk, Paris After Dark), born in Island of Negros, Philippines (d. 1992)
  • 1915 Vincent DeDomenico, American entrepreneur (Rice-A-Roni), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2007)
  • 1916 Carl Ronald Giles, English cartoonist (Giles), born in London, England (d. 1995)
  • 1916 Minao Shibata, Japanese composer and musicologist, born in Tokyo (d. 1996)
  • 1918 Don Castle, American actor (Born to Speed, Tombstone, Motor Patrol), born in Beaumont, Texas (d. 1966)
  • 1918 Harold Laurence Walters, American composer, born in Gurdon, Arkansas (d. 1984)
  • 1919 Masao Takemoto, Japanese gymnast (7 Olympic medals), born in Hamada, Japan (d. 2007)
  • 1920 Václav Neummann, Czech conductor and musician, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1995)
  • 1920 Peter D. Mitchell, English chemist, (1978 Nobel Prize for Chemistry), born in Mitcham, England (d. 1992)
  • 1920 Tillman Franks, American country music bassist, songwriter and artist manager (Webb Pierce), born in Stamps, Arkansas (d. 2006)
  • 1921 Miklós Jancsó, Hungarian director (Muzsika, Aube, Pacifist), born in Vac, Hungry (d. 2014)
  • 1922 Lizabeth Scott [Emma Matzo], American actress (Dark City, Desert Fury), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 2015)
  • 1923 Bum Phillips, American football coach (Houston Oilers, New Orleans Saints), born in Orange, Texas (d. 2013)
  • 1923 Stan Berenstain, American children's author (The Berenstain Bears), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2005)
  • 1924 David Atkinson, British air marshal, honorary physician to the Queen (d. 2013)
  • 1925 Steve Forrest, American actor (Ben-Dallas, SWAT), born in Huntsville, Texas (d. 2013)
  • 1925 John Tower, American politician (Senate-R-Tx 1961-85), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1991)
  • 1927 Adhemar da Silva, Brazilian triple jumper (Olympic golds 1952, 56), born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 2001)
  • 1927 Paul McCloskey, American politician (Senator-R-California 1967-83), born in Loma Linda, California
  • 1928 Ankie [Johanna A Hoving-]Peypers, Dutch author and poet
  • 1928 Eric Reginald Lubbock, Lord Avebury, English politician (Liberal MP for Orpington 1962-70)
  • 1930 Colin Dexter, English crime writer (Inspector Morse), born in Stamford, Lincolnshire (d. 2017)
  • 1930 Peter Miller, British Chairman of Lloyd's Bank of London (d. 2018)
  • 1930 Ramnath Kenny, Indian cricketer (batted in 5 Tests for India in 1950's), born in Bombay, British India (d. 1985)
  • 1930 Richard Bonynge, Australian conductor (Aust Orch Sydney-1976), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1930 Billy Strange [William], American singer-songwriter (A Little Less Conversation), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2012)

Anita Ekberg

1931 Anita Ekberg, Swedish actress (La Dolce Vita) and Miss Sweden 1950, born in Malmö, Sweden (d. 2014)

  • 1931 Eddie Barth [Edward Bartholetti], American actor and voiceover artist nicknamed "Mr. Gravel" for his raspy vocals (Shaft, Simon & Simon), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • 1931 James Cronin, American nuclear physicist (Physics Nobel Prize 1980), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • 1931 Joseph M. McDade, American politician (Rep-R-Pennsylvania, 1963-1999), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)
  • 1932 Jeremy Isaacs, Scottish TV executive (Channel 4) and director of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1932 Peter Stormonth Darling, Scottish investment banker (Mercury Asset Management Group, largest fundmanagement the UK), (d. 2019)
  • 1932 Robert Benton, American writer and director (Kramer vs Kramer), born in Waxahachie, Texas
  • 1932 Ronald B. Kitaj, American-British painter and graphic artist (pop art), born in Chagrin Falls, Ohio (d. 2007)
  • 1932 Mehmood [Ali], Indian actor, singer, director and producer (Do Phoo!, Vardaan), born in Bombay, British India (d. 2004)
  • 1932 Rainer Weiss, American Physicist (Nobel Prize 2017, LIGO), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1933 Samora Machel, President of Mozambique (1975-86), born in Gaza Province, Mozambique (d. 1986)
  • 1934 Lance Gibbs, West Indian cricketer (prolific West Indian off-spinner, 309 wickets), born in Georgetown, British Guiana
  • 1934 Lindsay Kline, Australian cricketer (Australian chinaman bowler Hat-trick 1957), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2015)
  • 1934 Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, Hungarian American psychologist, born in Rijeka, Kingdom of Italy
  • 1935 David Hannay, British diplomat (Representative to the UNand the EU),born in London, England

Jerry Lee Lewis

1935 Jerry Lee Lewis, American rock and roll piano player and singer ("Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"; "Great Balls Of Fire"), born in Ferriday, Louisiana

  • 1936 Mylene Demongeot, French actress (3 Murderesses), born in Nice, France
  • 1936 Silvio Berlusconi, Italian media tycoon and politician, Prime Minister of Italy (1994-5, 2001-6, 2008-11), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1937 Barry Heywood, British director of the British Antarctic Survey (d. 2021)
  • 1938 Henry Keswick, British businessman (CEO-Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd)
  • 1938 Mike McCormick, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1960–1961²; NL Cy Young Award 1967; NL wins leader 1967; NL ERA leader 1960; SF Giants), born in Pasadena, California (d. 2020)
  • 1938 Wim Kok, Dutch politician, Dutch Prime Minister (1994-2002), born in Bergambacht, Netherlands (d. 2018)
  • 1939 Eberhard Koellner, German cosmonaut (Soyuz 31 backup), born in German DR
  • 1939 Larry Linville, American actor (M*A*S*H - "Major Frank Burns"), born in Ojai California (d. 2000)
  • 1939 Tommy Boyce, American songwriter (Boyce & Hart, Monkees), born in Charlottesville, Virginia (d. 1994)
  • 1939 Molly Haskell, American film critic, born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1939 Jim Baxter, Scottish footballer (d. 2001)
  • 1940 Jimmy Knapp, British trade unionist (National Union of Railwaymen) (d. 2001)
  • 1940 Mike Eischeid, American NFL punter (Oakland Raiders), born in Orange City, Iowa
  • 1940 Nicola Di Bari, Italian singer-songwriter (I giorni dell'arcobaleno), born in Zapponeta, Italy
  • 1941 David Steele, British cricketer (England batsman, courageous v Lillee 1975), born in Bradeley, Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • 1941 Don Nix, American 'Memphis Soul' saxophonist (Last Night), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1941 Kermit Zarley, American golfer, author (Canadian Open 1970), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1941 Frederick "Fred" West, British contractor and serial killer (12 charges of murder), born in Herefordshire, England (d. 1995)
  • 1941 Jon Brower Minnoch, American, world's heaviest recorded man at 1,400lb (635 kilograms; 100 stone), born in Bainbridge Island, Washington recorded man (d. 1983)
  • 1942 Donna Corcoran, American actress (Man Without a Star), born in Quincy, Massachusetts
  • 1942 Ian McShane, British actor (Roots; Bare Essence), born in Blackburn England
  • 1942 Jean-Luc Ponty, French jazz-fusion electric violinist (Frank Zappa; Mahavishnu Orchestra; Cosmic Messenger; Tchokola), born in Avranches, France
  • 1942 Madeline Kahn, American stage and screen actress (What's Up, Doc?; Young Frankenstein; Paper Moon; Blazing Saddles), and singer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1999)
  • 1942 Rajinder Goel, Indian cricketer (record for most wickets in Ranji Trophy), born in Narwana, British India (d. 2020)
  • 1942 Steve Tesich, Serbian-American screenwriter and playwright (Breaking Away), born in Užice, Yugoslavia (d. 1996)
  • 1942 Felice Gimondi, Italian road cyclist (Tour de France 1965; Giro d'Italia 1967, 69, 76; Vuelta a España 1968), born in Sedrina, Italy (d. 2019)
  • 1942 Bill Nelson, American astronaut (STS 61C), attorney,and politician (U.S. Representative (D) Florida, 1979-1999; U.S. Senate (D) Florida, 2001-19; NASA Administrator, 2021- ), born in Miami, Florida

Lech Wałęsa

1943 Lech Wałęsa, Polish Solidarity movement leader (Nobel Peace Prize 1983) and President of Poland (1990-95), born in Popowo, Poland

  • 1943 Peter Rigby, British businessman and one of UK richest (Specialist Computer Holdings)
  • 1943 Mohammad Khatami, Iranian politician, President of Iran (1997-2005), born in Ardakan, Iran
  • 1943 Gary Boyd Roberts, American genealogist
  • 1944 Mike Post [Leland Michael Postil], American Grammy and Emmy award-winning television composer (Rockford Files; Hill Street Blues; Magnum P.I.), born in Berkley, California
  • 1944 Torben Jensen, Danish actor (Taxa, Hayfever, Watch Me Fly, Guldregn)
  • 1945 Kyriacos Sfetsas, Greek composer, born in Amfilochia, Greece
  • 1945 Nadezhda Chizova, Russian shot putter (Olympic gold/silver/bronze-68/72/76), born in Usolye-Sibirskoye, Russia
  • 1945 Sarah Tyacke, English historian and Keeper of British Public Records, born in Chelmsford, Essex
  • 1945 Tatiana Tauer, Russian classical harpist, born in Moscow, Soviet Union (d. 1994)
  • 1946 Alasdair Fraser, Scottish-born Northern Irish lawyer, director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2012)
  • 1946 Nick Taylor, American singer and guitarist (Bloodrock)
  • 1946 Patricia Hodge, English actress (Heat of the Day, Miranda), born in Cleethorpes, England
  • 1946 Ian Wallace, British rock drummer (King Crimson, 1971-72), born in Bury, Lancashire, England (d. 2007)
  • 1946 Barry Hulshoff, Dutch soccer defender (14 caps; European Cup 1971, 72, 73; Ajax Amsterdam), born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 2020)
  • 1947 Richard J. Evans, English historian ( The Third Reich Trilogy), born in London, England
  • 1947 Martin Ferrero, American actor (Jurassic Park), born in Brookport, New York
  • 1948 Bryant Gumbel, American sportscaster/TV host (Today Show), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1948 John M. McHugh, American politician (Rep-R-NY 1993-2009) Secretary of the Army 2009-15, born in Watertown, New York
  • 1948 Mark Farner, American musician, songwriter and vocalist (Grand Funk Railroad), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1948 Mike Pinera, American rock guitarist and singer (Blues Image - "Ride Captain Ride"; Iron Butterfly), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1948 Viktor Krovopouskov, Russian sabres fencer (Olympic gold, individual and team, 1976, 1980), born in Moscow, Soviet Union
  • 1948 Theo Jörgensmann, German jazz clarinetist, born in Bottrop, Germany
  • 1949 Steve Busby, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1972-80, 2X All-Star (Kansas City Royals), born in Burbank, California
  • 1949 Tony Hoty, American actor (Ransom, Paper), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1949 George Dalaras, Greek singer and musician, born in Piraeus, Greece
  • 1951 David Murray, West Indian cricketer (WI wicket-keeper), born in Bridgetown, Barbados

Michelle Bachelet

1951 Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile (2006-10, 2014-present), born in Santiago, Chile

  • 1951 Andrés Caicedo, Colombian writer (d. 1977)
  • 1951 Maureen Caird, Australian hurdler (youngest to win individual Olympic Gold at 17 in 1968), born in Cumberland, Australia
  • 1951 Mike Enriquez, Philippine broadcaster, born in Manila, Philippines
  • 1952 Monika Zehrt, East German 400m runner (Olympic gold 1972), born in Riesa, East Germany
  • 1952 Gábor Csupó, Hungarian-American animator (Rugrats), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1952 Max Sandlin, American politician (Rep-(D)-Texas 1997-2005), born in Texarkana, Arkansas
  • 1953 Drake Hogestyn, American actor (7 Brides for 7 Brothers), born in Ft Wayne, Indiana
  • 1953 Jean-Claude Lauzon, Canadian filmmaker (Leola; Night Zoo), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1997)
  • 1953 Warren Cromartie, American baseball player (Montreal Expos), born in Miami Beach, Florida
  • 1954 Cindy Morgan [Cichorski], American actress (Tron), born in Chicago, Illinois