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Birthdays in History in March 1947

  • Mar 3 Dave Mount, English rocker (Mud), born in Carshalton, Surrey (d. 2006)
  • Mar 3 Clifton Snider, American poet and writer
  • Mar 6 Teru Miyamoto, Japanese author
  • Mar 7 Robert O'Neill Crossman, politician
  • Mar 7 Helen Eadie, Scottish politician
  • Mar 8 Florentino Pérez, Spanish football executive
  • Mar 9 Keri Hulme, New Zealand novelist, poet and short-story writer, born in Christchurch, New Zealand

Person of interestKim Campbell

Mar 10 [Avril] Kim Campbell, Canada's 1st female Prime Minister and 19th overall (1993), born in Port Alberni, British Columbia

19th Prime Minister of Canada Kim Campbell
19th Prime Minister of Canada
Kim Campbell
  • Mar 10 Laurie Langenbach, Dutch author
  • Mar 10 Paul Condon, Baron Condon, former Commissioner of The Metropolitan Police
  • Mar 10 Bob Greene, American journalist
  • Mar 11 Geoffrey Hunt, Australia, world-champion squash player

Person of interestMitt Romney

Mar 12 Mitt Romney, 70th Republican Governor of Massachusetts and presidential candidate, born in Detroit, Michigan

Governor of Massachusetts and US Senator Mitt Romney
Governor of Massachusetts and US Senator
Mitt Romney
  • Mar 12 Kalervo Palsa, Finnish artist (d. 1987)
  • Mar 14 Jan at Veldhuis, Dutch politician (VVD)
  • Mar 14 Jimmy O'Rourke, rocker

  • Mar 14 William Jefferson, (Rep-D-Louisiana)
  • Mar 14 Pam Ayres, British poet
  • Mar 15 Larisa Grigoriyevna Pozharskaya, Russian cosmonaut
  • Mar 17 James Morrow, American author
  • Mar 17 Jan Andersson, Swedish politician
  • Mar 18 Steven H Schiff, (Rep-R-New Mexico)
  • Mar 18 Roger Kenneth Evans, English politician
  • Mar 19 John Beckwith, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • Mar 20 John Eastburn Boswell, medievalist
  • Mar 22 Priscilla Yates, director (Royal Academy of Dancing)

Person of interestJames Patterson

Mar 22 James Patterson, American author (Alex Cross, Witch and Wizard), born in Newburgh, New York

  • Mar 24 Paul McCandless, rocker (Torches on the Lake)
  • Mar 24 Pieter W Coetzer, South African journalist/MP (NP)
  • Mar 24 Christine Gregoire, American politician, current governor of Washington
  • Mar 25 Claudine Schneider, (Rep-R-RI, 1981- )
  • Mar 26 Dar Robinson, American stuntman (d. 1986)
  • Mar 27 Daphne Todd, English artist and president (Royal Society of Portrait Painters), born in York
  • Mar 27 Walt Mossberg, American journalist, the highest-paid journalist at the Wall Street Journal, born in Warwick, Rhode Island
  • Mar 28 Bruce Gilbert, English producer (China Syndrome, 9 to 5, On Golden Pond), born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England
  • Mar 28 John Landecker, American disk jockey, born in Michigan
  • Mar 29 Aleksandr Stepenovich Viktorenko, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3, 8, 14, 20), born in Olginka, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
  • Mar 29 Bobby Kimball American rocker (Toto-Roseann), born in Orange, Texas
  • Mar 29 Peter Hinchcliffe, co-founder (Iceland Frozen Foods)
  • Mar 30 Ryszard Kotla, Polish travel writer and activist, tour guide, journalist, academic teacher, engineer
  • Mar 31 Caesar Gaviria Trujillo, president (Colombia, 1990-94)
  • Mar 31 Jon-Jon Poulos, rocker (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois

About March 1947

How Old? 73 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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