- David Downing, American actor (Backstairs at the White House), born in NYC, New York
- Edward Herrmann, actor (Day of the Dolphin, Reds), born in Washington, D.C.
- Henry McCullough, Irish guitarist (Wings), born in Portstewart, Northern Ireland (d. 2016)
- Jerry McGee, American golfer (US Ryder Cup 1977, 4 PGA Tour titles), born in New Lexingon, Ohio
- Charles Paddock, American 100m runner (Olympic gold 1920), dies at 42