Jul 14
Today In History

Birthdays In History 1927

1927 Maurice Béjart French-Swiss dancer choreographer and director (d. 2007)

1927 James Reeb American clergyman and political activist (d. 1965)

1927 Doak Walker American football player and businessman (d. 1998)

1927 Paul Desmarais Canadian businessman and philanthropist (d. 2013)

1927 Barbara Rush American actress

1927 Sivaya Subramuniyaswami American guru and author founded Iraivan Temple (d. 2001)

1927 Jesse Leonard Steinfeld American physician and academic 11th Surgeon General of the United States (d. 2014)

1927 Charles Tomlinson English poet and academic (d. 2015)

1927 Gisele MacKenzie Canadian-American singer and actress (d. 2003)

1927 Johnnie Ray American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1990)

1927 Otto Stich Swiss lawyer and politician 140th President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 2012)

1927 Brock Adams American lawyer and politician 5th United States Secretary of Transportation (d. 2004)

1927 Liz Anderson American singer-songwriter (d. 2011)

1927 Sydney Brenner South African biologist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2019)

1927 Zuzana Růžičková Czech harpsichord player (d. 2017)

1927 Phyllis Coates American actress

1927 Thomas Anthony Dooley III American physician and humanitarian (d. 1961)

1927 Eartha Kitt American actress and singer (d. 2008)

1927 Harlan Mathews American lawyer and politician (d. 2014)

1927 E. W. Swackhamer American director and producer (d. 1994)

1927 S. Balachander Indian actor singer and veena player (d. 1990)

1927 Qurratulain Hyder Indian-Pakistani journalist and academic (d. 2007)

1927 Rudolf Kraus German footballer (d. 2003)

1927 Lou Creekmur American football player and sportscaster (d. 2009)

1927 Joe Perry American footballer (d. 2011)

1927 Lars-Eric Lindblad Swedish-American businessman and explorer (d. 1994)

1927 Fred Williams Australian painter (d. 1982)

1927 Paula Hawkins American politician (d. 2009)

1927 Antônio Carlos Jobim Brazilian singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1994)

1927 José Azcona del Hoyo Honduran businessman and politician President of Honduras (d. 2005)

1927 Bob Nieman American baseball player and scout (d. 1985)

1927 Hubert Schieth German footballer and manager (d. 2013)

1927 Edward Abbey American environmentalist and author (d. 1989)

1927 Norm Prescott American animator producer and composer co-founded Filmation Studios (d. 2005)

1927 Stan Getz American saxophonist (d. 1991)

1927 Doris Sams American baseball player (d. 2012)

1927 Kenneth Anger American actor director and screenwriter

1927 Blas Ople Filipino journalist and politician 21st President of the Senate of the Philippines (d. 2003)

1927 Rolf Landauer German-American physicist and academic (d. 1999)

1927 Robert Allen American pianist and composer (d. 2000)

1927 Jacob Veldhuyzen van Zanten Dutch captain and pilot (d. 1977)

1927 Juliette Gréco French singer and actress (d. 2020)

1927 Vladimir Kuts Ukrainian-Russian runner and coach (d. 1975)

1927 Lalo Ríos Mexican actor (d. 1973)

1927 Richard A. Long American historian and author (d. 2013)

1927 Lois Maxwell Canadian-Australian model and actress (d. 2007)

1927 Frank Dunlop English actor and director

1927 Harvey Korman American actor and comedian (d. 2008)

1927 Yehoshua Neuwirth Israeli rabbi and scholar (d. 2013)

1927 June Brown English actress (d. 2022)

1927 Philippe Boiry French journalist (d. 2014)

1927 Roy Cohn American lawyer and political activist (d. 1986)

1927 Ibrahim Ferrer Cuban singer and musician (d. 2005)

1927 Erma Bombeck American journalist and author (d. 1996)

1927 Florencio Campomanes Filipino political scientist and chess player (d. 2010)

1927 Guy Mitchell American singer (d. 1999)

1927 Régine Crespin French soprano and actress (d. 2007)

1927 Jessica Huntley Guyanese activist and publisher (d. 2013)

1927 Emmanuelle Riva French actress (d. 2017)

1927 Ralph Stanley American bluegrass singer and banjo player; member of International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame (d. 2016)

1927 Aira Samulin Finnish dancer and entrepreneur

1927 Peter Whittle English-New Zealand mathematician and theorist (d. 2021)

1927 George O. Abell American astronomer professor at UCLA science popularizer and skeptic (d. 1983)

1927 Robert Bork American lawyer and scholar United States Attorney General (d. 2012)

1927 Roger Walkowiak French cyclist and economist (d. 2017)

1927 Pierre Aubert Swiss lawyer and politician (d. 2016)

1927 Phil Batt American soldier and politician 29th Governor of Idaho (d. 2023)

1927 Thayer David American actor (d. 1978)

1927 Jacques Dupin French poet and critic (d. 2012)

1927 Dick Savitt American tennis player and businessman (d. 2023)

1927 Jack Cassidy American actor and singer (d. 1976)

1927 Robert Lindsay 29th Earl of Crawford Scottish businessman and politician

1927 James Broderick American actor and director (d. 1982)

1927 Ramon Revilla Sr. Filipino actor and politician (d. 2020)

1927 Claude Laydu Belgian-French actor producer and screenwriter (d. 2011)

1927 Freda Meissner-Blau Austrian activist and politician (d. 2015)

1927 Robert Mosbacher American businessman and politician United States Secretary of Commerce (d. 2010)

1927 Josep Maria Subirachs Spanish sculptor and painter (d. 2014)

1927 Raúl Alfonsín Argentinian lawyer and politician 46th President of Argentina (d. 2009)

1927 Emmett Leith professor of electrical engineering and co-inventor of three-dimensional holography (d. 2005)

1927 Sudharmono 5th Vice President of Indonesia (d. 2006)

1927 Christian Marquand French actor director and screenwriter (d. 2000)

1927 Carl Smith American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2010)

1927 Vladimir Komarov Russian pilot engineer and cosmonaut (d. 1967)

1927 Daniel Patrick Moynihan American sociologist and politician 12th United States Ambassador to the United Nations (d. 2003)

1927 Olga San Juan American actress and dancer (d. 2009)

1927 Betty Allen American soprano and educator (d. 2009)

1927 George Plimpton American journalist and actor (d. 2003)

1927 Lillian Vernon German-American businesswoman and philanthropist founded the Lillian Vernon Company (d. 2015)

1927 John Joubert South African-English composer and academic (d. 2019)

1927 Halton Arp American-German astronomer and critic (d. 2013)

1927 Hans-Dietrich Genscher German soldier and politician Vice-Chancellor of Germany (d. 2016)

1927 Marty Blake American basketball player and manager (d. 2013)

1927 Nicolas Tikhomiroff Russian photographer (d. 2016)

1927 P. Shanmugam Indian politician 13th Chief Minister of Puducherry (d. 2013)

1927 Harold Chapman English photographer

1927 Sylvia Anderson English voice actress screenwriter and producer (d. 2016)

1927 Anthony Lewis American journalist and academic (d. 2013)

1927 Mstislav Rostropovich Russian cellist and conductor (d. 2007)

1927 Martin Fleischmann British chemist (d. 2012)

1927 John McLaughlin American journalist and producer (d. 2016)

1927 John Vane English pharmacologist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2004)

1927 Wally Grout Australian cricketer (d. 1968)

1927 William Daniels American actor

1927 Eduardo Martínez Somalo Spanish cardinal (d. 2021)

1927 Vladimir Ilyushin Russian pilot (d. 2010)

1927 Elmer Diedtrich American businessman and politician (d. 2013)

1927 Bud MacPherson Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1988)

1927 Walter Bahr American soccer player coach and manager (d. 2018)

1927 Amos Milburn American R&B singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1980)

1927 Ferenc Puskás Hungarian footballer and manager (d. 2006)

1927 Carmen Basilio American boxer and soldier (d. 2012)

1927 Howard Callaway American soldier and politician 11th United States Secretary of the Army (d. 2014)

1927 Rita Gam American actress (d. 2016)

1927 Billy Pierce American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2015)

1927 Kenneth Tynan English author and critic (d. 1980)

1927 Wesley A. Brown American general and engineer (d. 2012)

1927 Joe Orlando Italian-American author and illustrator (d. 1998)

1927 Thanin Kraivichien Thai lawyer and politician

1927 Arne Hoel Norwegian ski jumper (d. 2006)

1927 Gerry Mulligan American saxophonist clarinet player and composer (d. 1996)

1927 Babatunde Olatunji Nigerian-American drummer educator and activist (d. 2003)

1927 Leonid Shcherbakov Russian triple jumper

1927 Tilly Armstrong English author (d. 2010)

1927 Ollie Mitchell American trumpet player and bandleader (d. 2013)

1927 Tiny Hill New Zealand rugby player (d. 2019)

1927 Lokesh Chandra Indian historian

1927 Thomas Hemsley English baritone (d. 2013)

1927 Alvin Sargent American screenwriter (d. 2019)

1927 Rosemary Haughton English philosopher theologian and author

1927 Antonino Rocca Italian-American wrestler (d. 1977)

1927 Maurice Ronet French actor and director (d. 1983)

1927 Edie Adams American actress and singer (d. 2008)

1927 Pope Benedict XVI (d. 2022)

1927 Rolf Schult German actor (d. 2013)

1927 Tadeusz Mazowiecki Polish journalist and politician Prime Minister of Poland (d. 2013)

1927 Ahmed Arif Turkish poet and author (d. 1991)

1927 Laurel Aitken Cuban-Jamaican singer (d. 2005)

1927 Josy Barthel Luxembourgian runner and politician Luxembourgian Minister for Energy (d. 1992)

1927 Corín Tellado Spanish author (d. 2009)

1927 Jack Douglas English actor (d. 2008)

1927 Anne McLaren British scientist (d. 2007)

1927 Harry Gallatin American basketball player and coach (d. 2015)

1927 Granny Hamner American baseball player (d. 1993)

1927 Coretta Scott King African-American activist and author (d. 2006)

1927 Joe Moakley American soldier lawyer and politician (d. 2001)

1927 Dorothy Manley English sprinter (d. 2021)

1927 Bill Slater English footballer (d. 2018)

1927 Gary Bertini Israeli conductor and composer (d. 2005)

1927 Laura Betti Italian actress (d. 2004)

1927 Albert Zafy Malagasy politician 3rd President of Madagascar (d. 2017)

1927 Bernard Vukas Yugoslav-Croatian footballer (d. 1983)

1927 Ray Barrett Australian actor and singer (d. 2009)

1927 Amos Kenan Israeli columnist painter sculptor playwright and novelist (d. 2009)

1927 Michael Broadbent British wine critic and writer (d. 2020)

1927 Pat Carroll American actress (d. 2022)

1927 Ruth Prawer Jhabvala German-American author and screenwriter (d. 2013)

1927 Chumy Chúmez Spanish actor director and screenwriter (d. 2003)

1927 László Paskai Hungarian cardinal (d. 2015)

1927 Nayantara Sahgal Indian author

1927 Bernard Fox British actor (d. 2016)

1927 Gene Savoy American explorer author and scholar (d. 2007)

1927 Archie Scott Brown Scottish race car driver (d. 1958)

1927 Fred Hellerman American folk singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (d. 2016)

1927 Herbert Ross American actor director and producer (d. 2001)

1927 Herbert W. Franke Austrian scientist and author

1927 Serge Lang French-American mathematician author and academic (d. 2005)

1927 Bud Grant American football player and coach (d. 2023)

1927 David Hedison American actor (d. 2019)

1927 Franciszek Macharski Polish cardinal (d. 2016)

1927 Kay Kendall English actress and comedian (d. 1959)

1927 Péter Zwack Hungarian businessman and diplomat (d. 2012)

1927 Michael Constantine American actor (d. 2021)

1927 Peter Matthiessen American novelist short story writer editor co-founded The Paris Review (d. 2014)

1927 George Andrew Olah Hungarian-American chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2017)

1927 Robert Ludlum American soldier and author (d. 2001)

1927 Norman Petty American singer-songwriter pianist and producer (d. 1984)

1927 Jacques Bergerac French actor and businessman (d. 2014)

1927 Jüri Randviir Estonian chess player and journalist (d. 1996)

1927 Jean Coutu Canadian pharmacist and businessman founded the Jean Coutu Group

1927 Joan Birman American mathematician

1927 Clint Walker American actor and singer (d. 2018)

1927 Billy Wilson Australian rugby league player and coach (d. 1993)

1927 James Eberle English admiral (d. 2018)

1927 Michael Sandberg Baron Sandberg English lieutenant and banker (d. 2017)

1927 W. Watts Biggers American author screenwriter and animator (d. 2013)

1927 Colin Brittan English footballer (d. 2013)

1927 Boots Randolph American saxophonist and composer (d. 2007)

1927 Henning Carlsen Danish director producer and screenwriter (d. 2014)

1927 Geoffrey Palmer English actor (d. 2020)

1927 Paul Salamunovich American conductor and educator (d. 2014)

1927 Jim Nolan American basketball player (d. 1983)

1927 Claudio Gilberto Froehlich Brazilian zoologist

1927 László Kubala Hungarian footballer coach and manager (d. 2002)

1927 Lin Yang-kang Chinese politician 29th Vice Premier of the Republic of China (d. 2013)

1927 Johnny Orr American basketball player and coach (d. 2013)

1927 Eugene Parker American astrophysicist and academic (d. 2022)

1927 Beryl Grey English ballerina (d. 2022)

1927 John W. O'Malley American Catholic historian academic and Jesuit priest (d. 2022)

1927 Kit Pedler English parapsychologist and author (d. 1981)

1927 Slim Dusty Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2003)

1927 Ross Andru American illustrator (d. 1993)

1927 Ibn-e-Insha Indian-Pakistani poet and author (d. 1978)

1927 Hugo Pratt Italian author and illustrator (d. 1995)

1927 Tom Graveney English cricketer and sportscaster (d. 2015)

1927 Ya'akov Hodorov Israeli footballer (d. 2006)

1927 Herbert Lichtenfeld German author and screenwriter (d. 2001)

1927 Ariano Suassuna Brazilian author and playwright (d. 2014)

1927 Martin Böttcher German composer and conductor (d. 2019)

1927 Wally Wood American author illustrator and publisher (d. 1981)

1927 Eva Bartok Hungarian-English actress (d. 1998)

1927 Paul Eddington English actor (d. 1995)

1927 Luciano Benjamín Menéndez Argentine general and human rights violator (d. 2018)

1927 Simin Behbahani Iranian poet and activist (d. 2014)

1927 Carl Stokes American lawyer politician and diplomat United States Ambassador to Seychelles (d. 1996)

1927 Anthony Low Indian-English historian and academic (d. 2015)

1927 John Habgood Baron Habgood English archbishop (d. 2019)

1927 Fernand Dumont Canadian sociologist philosopher and poet (d. 1997)

1927 James B. Edwards American dentist soldier and politician 3rd United States Secretary of Energy (d. 2014)

1927 Martin Lewis Perl American physicist and engineer Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2014)

1927 Antal Róka Hungarian runner (d. 1970)

1927 Arnold Wolfendale English astronomer and academic (d. 2020)

1927 Robert Kroetsch Canadian author and poet (d. 2011)

1927 Bob Keeshan American actor and producer (d. 2004)

1927 Correlli Barnett English historian and author

1927 Frank Sherwood Rowland American chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2012)

1927 Pierre Perrault Canadian director and screenwriter (d. 1999)

1927 Marie Thérèse Killens Canadian politician

1927 Shirley Fry Irvin American tennis player (d. 2021)

1927 James Goldman American screenwriter and playwright (d. 1998)

1927 Mario Lanfranchi Italian director screenwriter producer collector and actor (d. 2022)

1927 Frank McCabe American basketball player (d. 2021)

1927 Alan J. Charig English paleontologist and author (d. 1997)

1927 Winfield Dunn American politician 43rd Governor of Tennessee

1927 Joseph Martin Sartoris American bishop

1927 Chandra Shekhar 8th Prime Minister of India (d. 2007)

1927 Lee Allen American saxophone player (d. 1994)

1927 James Mackay Baron Mackay of Clashfern Scottish lawyer and politician Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain

1927 Brock Peters American actor (d. 2005)

1927 Ken Russell English actor director and producer (d. 2011)

1927 Tim O'Connor American actor (d. 2018)

1927 Gina Lollobrigida Italian actress and photographer (d. 2023)

1927 Jan Hein Donner Dutch chess player and journalist (d. 1988)

1927 Alan J. Dixon American lawyer and politician 34th Illinois Secretary of State (d. 2014)

1927 Charlie Louvin American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2011)

1927 Doc Severinsen American trumpet player and conductor

1927 Maurice Hayes Irish educator and politician (d. 2017)

1927 Khensur Lungri Namgyel Tibetan religious leader

1927 Bob Beckham American country singer (d. 2013)

1927 Ed Ames American singer and actor

1927 Red Kelly Canadian ice hockey player coach and politician (d. 2019)

1927 Grigory Barenblatt Russian mathematician and academic (d. 2018)

1927 William Smithers American actor

1927 Theodore Maiman American-Canadian physicist and engineer (d. 2007)

1927 Chris Leonard English footballer (d. 1987)

1927 Simone Veil French lawyer and politician President of the European Parliament (d. 2017)

1927 Ian Reed Australian discus thrower (d. 2020)

1927 John Chancellor American journalist (d. 1996)

1927 Mike Esposito American author and illustrator (d. 2010)

1927 Nan Martin American actress (d. 2010)

1927 Carmen Zapata American actress (d. 2014)

1927 Håkon Brusveen Norwegian cross-country skier (d. 2021)

1927 Mehdi Hassan Pakistani ghazal singer and playback singer (d. 2012)

1927 Kurt Masur German conductor and educator (d. 2015)

1927 Antonio García-Trevijano Spanish republican political activist and author (d. 2018)

1927 Keith MacDonald Canadian politician (d. 2021)

1927 Anthony Mirra American gangster member of the Bonanno Crime Family (d. 1982)

1927 Barbara Bergmann American economist and academic (d. 2015)

1927 Heather Chasen English actress (d. 2020)

1927 Michael Gielen Austrian conductor and composer (d. 2019)

1927 Ian P. Howard English-Canadian psychologist and academic (d. 2013)

1927 Johan Ferner Norwegian sailor (d. 2015)

1927 Gérard Brach French director and screenwriter (d. 2006)

1927 Alex Katz American painter and sculptor

1927 Zara Mints Russian-Estonian philologist and academic (d. 1990)

1927 Daniel Ceccaldi French actor director and screenwriter (d. 2003)

1927 Midge Decter American journalist and author

1927 Sadiq Hussain Qureshi Pakistani politician 10th Governor of Punjab (d. 2000)

1927 Jean-Marie Seroney Kenyan activist and politician (d. 1982)

1927 Gulabrai Ramchand Indian cricketer (d. 2003)

1927 Guy Carawan American singer and musicologist (d. 2015)

1927 Pierre Granier-Deferre French director and screenwriter (d. 2007)

1927 Will Jordan American comedian and actor (d. 2018)

1927 C. Rajadurai Sri Lankan journalist and politician 1st Mayor of Batticaloa

1927 John Seigenthaler American journalist and academic (d. 2014)

1927 John Ashbery American poet (d. 2017)

1927 Harry Mulisch Dutch author poet and playwright (d. 2010)

1927 Richard Johnson English actor producer and screenwriter (d. 2015)

1927 Pete Schoening American mountaineer (d. 2004)

1927 Victor Wong American actor (d. 2001)

1927 Peter Nichols English author and playwright (d. 2019)

1927 María Teresa López Boegeholz Chilean oceanographer (d. 2006)

1927 Anthony G. Bosco American bishop (d. 2013)

1927 Peter Swinnerton-Dyer English mathematician and academic (d. 2018)

1927 John H. Moore II American lawyer and judge (d. 2013)

1927 Rocky Bridges American baseball player and coach (d. 2015)

1927 Edwin Edwards American soldier lawyer and politician 50th Governor of Louisiana (d. 2021)

1927 Art Houtteman American baseball player and journalist (d. 2003)

1927 Johnny Temple American baseball player and coach (d. 1994)

1927 Maia Wojciechowska Polish-American author (d. 2002)

1927 Daniel Keyes American short story writer and novelist (d. 2014)

1927 Robert Shaw English actor and screenwriter (d. 1978)

1927 Jimmy Martin American singer and guitarist (d. 2005)

1927 Vernon Washington American actor (d. 1988)

1927 Raymond Leppard English harpsichord player and conductor (d. 2019)

1927 Stuart Rosenberg American director and producer (d. 2007)

1927 Porter Wagoner American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2007)

1927 Eddie Leadbeater English cricketer (d. 2011)

1927 Oliver Popplewell English cricketer and judge

1927 Lois Nettleton American actress (d. 2008)

1927 Sam Butera American saxophonist and bandleader (d. 2009)

1927 F. Ray Keyser Jr. American lawyer and politician 72nd Governor of Vermont (d. 2015)

1927 Rosalynn Carter 41st First Lady of the United States

1927 John Boardman English archaeologist and historian

1927 Yootha Joyce English actress (d. 1980)

1927 Fred Kavli Norwegian-American businessman and philanthropist founded The Kavli Foundation (d. 2013)

1927 Peter Oakley English soldier and blogger (d. 2014)

1927 Thomas S. Monson American religious leader 16th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 2018)

1927 Dick Bruna Dutch author and illustrator (d. 2017)

1927 Allan Kaprow American painter and author (d. 2006)

1927 Martial Solal Algerian-French pianist and composer

1927 Anjali Devi Indian actress and producer (d. 2014)

1927 David Ireland Australian author and playwright (d. 2022)

1927 Harry Markowitz American economist and academic Nobel Prize laureate

1927 Des Renford Australian swimmer (d. 1999)

1927 Jimmy C. Newman American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2014)

1927 Geoffrey Beene American fashion designer (d. 2004)

1927 Bill Daily American actor and comedian (d. 2018)

1927 Piet Kee Dutch organist and composer (d.2018)

1927 Soshana Afroyim Austrian painter (d. 2015)

1927 Wyatt Cooper American author and screenwriter (d. 1978)

1927 Milo Hamilton American sportscaster (d. 2015)

1927 Francis Matthews English actor (d. 2014)

1927 Ferenc Sánta Hungarian author and screenwriter (d. 2008)

1927 Eric Hill English-American author and illustrator (d. 2014)

1927 Claire L'Heureux-Dubé Canadian lawyer and jurist

1927 Harlan Howard American songwriter (d. 2002)

1927 Robert L. Rock American politician 42nd Lieutenant Governor of Indiana (d. 2013)

1927 Marguerite Frank American-French mathematician

1927 Elvin Jones American drummer and bandleader (d. 2004)

1927 Tatyana Zaslavskaya Russian sociologist and economist (d. 2013)

1927 Johnny Keating Scottish trombonist composer and producer (d. 2015)

1927 Keith Holman Australian rugby league player and coach (d. 2011)

1927 G. David Schine American soldier and businessman (d. 1996)

1927 Mathé Altéry French soprano and actress

1927 Laura Cardoso Brazilian actress

1927 Martin Caidin American author and screenwriter (d. 1997)

1927 Janet Davies English actress (d. 1986)

1927 Gardner Dickinson American golfer (d. 1998)

1927 Jim Fanning American-Canadian baseball player and manager (d. 2015)

1927 Edmund Szoka American cardinal (d. 2014)

1927 Rudolf Anderson pilot and commissioned officer in the United States Air Force (d. 1962)

1927 Norm Crosby American comedian and actor (d. 2020)

1927 David Stove Australian philosopher and academic (d. 1994)

1927 Peter Falk American actor (d. 2011)

1927 Jack Kelly American actor and politician (d. 1992)

1927 Sadako Ogata Japanese academic and diplomat United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (d. 2019)

1927 Phyllis Kirk American actress (d. 2006)

1927 Muriel Turner Baroness Turner of Camden English politician (d. 2018)

1927 Helen Carter American singer (d. 1998)

1927 Rosemary Harris English actress

1927 William Hickey American actor (d. 1997)

1927 Nick Massi American singer and bass player (d. 2000)

1927 Colette Bonheur Canadian singer (d. 1966)

1927 John Dankworth English saxophonist clarinet player and composer (d. 2010)

1927 Red Mitchell American bassist composer and poet (d. 1992)

1927 Rachel Roberts Welsh actress (d. 1980)

1927 Gordon Astall English footballer and coach (d. 2020)

1927 Arthur Malet English-American actor and singer (d. 2013)

1927 Carl Braun American basketball player and coach (d. 2010)

1927 Colin Davis English conductor and educator (d. 2013)

1927 Robert Cade American physician and educator co-invented Gatorade (d. 2007)

1927 Patrick O'Neal American actor (d. 1994)

1927 Enzo Bearzot Italian footballer and manager (d. 2010)

1927 Chrysostomos I of Cyprus (d. 2007)

1927 Red Rodney American trumpet player (d. 1994)

1927 Romano Scarpa Italian author and illustrator (d. 2005)

1927 Sada Thompson American actress (d. 2011)

1927 Pete McCloskey American politician

1927 Barbara Mertz American historian and author (d. 2013)

1927 W. S. Merwin American poet and translator (d. 2019)

1927 Tom Bosley American actor (d. 2010)

1927 Sherman Glenn Finesilver American lawyer and judge (d. 2006)

1927 Sandy Gall Malaysian-Scottish journalist and author

1927 Wolf Kahn American painter and academic (d. 2020)

1927 Bill King American sportscaster (d. 2005)

1927 Al Martino American singer and actor (d. 2009)

1927 R. D. Laing Scottish psychiatrist and author (d. 1989)

1927 Demetrio González Spanish-Mexican film actor and singer (d. 2015)

1927 Jim Elliot American missionary and translator (d. 1956)

1927 César Milstein Argentinian-English biochemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2002)

1927 John Margetson English scholar and diplomat British Ambassador to the Netherlands (d. 2020)

1927 Dana Elcar American actor and director (d. 2005)

1927 Jon Locke American actor (d. 2013)

1927 Thomas Wilson American-Scottish composer and educator (d. 2001)

1927 Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium (d. 2005)

1927 Jim Prior Baron Prior English soldier and politician Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (d. 2016)

1927 Anita Kerr American singer and arranger (d. 2022)

1927 Lee Konitz American saxophonist and composer (d. 2020)

1927 Turgut Özal Turkish engineer and politician 8th President of Turkey (d. 1993)

1927 B. S. Abdur Rahman Indian businessman and philanthropist (d. 2015)

1927 Marv Rotblatt American baseball player (d. 2013)

1927 Pierre Alechinsky Belgian painter and illustrator

1927 Stephen Keynes English businessman (d. 2017)

1927 Joyce Brothers American psychologist author and actress (d. 2013)

1927 Gunturu Seshendra Sarma Indian poet and critic (d. 2007)

1927 Fritz Wintersteller Austrian mountaineer (d. 2018)

1927 Howard Zieff American director and photographer (d. 2009)

1927 Allan Hendrickse South African minister and politician (d. 2005)

1927 Sonny Criss American saxophonist and composer (d. 1977)

1927 Dezső Gyarmati Hungarian water polo player and coach (d. 2013)

1927 Leszek Kołakowski Polish-English historian and philosopher (d. 2009)

1927 Gilbert Bécaud French singer-songwriter pianist and actor (d. 2001)

1927 Jean-Claude Pascal French actor and singer (d. 1992)

1927 Barbara Robinson American author and poet (d. 2013)

1927 Warne Marsh American saxophonist (d. 1987)

1927 Dominick Argento American composer and educator (d. 2019)

1927 Cleo Laine English singer and actress

1927 Joe Adcock American baseball player and manager (d. 1999)

1927 Vic Power Puerto Rican-American baseball player and coach (d. 2005)

1927 Marcel Ophüls German documentary filmmaker

1927 Steve Ditko American author and illustrator (d. 2018)

1927 John Sainsbury Baron Sainsbury of Preston Candover English businessman and politician (d. 2022)

1927 Harrison McCain Canadian businessman co-founded McCain Foods (d. 2004)

1927 Peggy McCay American actress (d. 2018)

1927 Odvar Nordli Norwegian politician 21st Prime Minister of Norway (d. 2018)

1927 Hirotugu Akaike Japanese statistician (d. 2009)

1927 Herbert Flam American tennis player (d. 1980)

1927 Hiroshi Yamauchi Japanese businessman (d. 2013)

1927 L. K. Advani Indian lawyer and politician 7th Deputy Prime Minister of India

1927 Ken Dodd English singer and comedian (d. 2018)

1927 Chris Connor American singer (d. 2009)

1927 Nguyễn Khánh Vietnamese general and politician 4th President of the Republic of Vietnam (d. 2013)

1927 Richard Connolly Australian hymnodist (d. 2022)

1927 Vaughn O. Lang American general (d. 2014)

1927 Sohei Miyashita Japanese politician Japanese Minister of Defense (d. 2013)

1927 Vedat Dalokay Turkish architect and a former mayor of Ankara (d. 1991)

1927 Sabah Lebanese singer and actress (d. 2014)

1927 Mose Allison American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2016)

1927 Martin Špegelj Croatian general and politician 2nd Croatian Minister of Defence (d. 2014)

1927 František Šťastný Czech motorcycle racer and sportscaster (d. 2000)

1927 Yutaka Taniyama Japanese mathematician and theorist (d. 1958)

1927 Albert Turner Bharucha-Reid American mathematician and theorist (d. 1985)

1927 Lawrie Barratt English businessman founded Barratt Developments (d. 2012)

1927 Bart Cummings Australian horse trainer (d. 2015)

1927 McLean Stevenson American actor and screenwriter (d. 1996)

1927 Narciso Yepes Spanish guitarist and composer (d. 1997)

1927 Bill Rowling New Zealand politician 30th Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1995)

1927 Dolo Coker American pianist and composer (d. 1983)

1927 Robert Drasnin American clarinet player and composer (d. 2015)

1927 Fenella Fielding English actress (d. 2018)

1927 Nicholas Taylor Canadian geologist businessman and politician (d. 2020)

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