Jun 21
Today In History

Birthdays In History 1943

1943 Don Novello American comedian screenwriter and producer

1943 Tony Knowles American soldier and politician 7th Governor of Alaska

1943 Vladimir Šeks Croatian lawyer and politician 16th Speaker of the Croatian Parliament

1943 Janet Akyüz Mattei Turkish-American astronomer (d. 2004)

1943 Van Dyke Parks American singer-songwriter musician composer author and actor

1943 Hwang Sok-yong South Korean author and educator

1943 Mary Gaudron Australian lawyer and judge

1943 Murtaz Khurtsilava Georgian footballer and manager

1943 Terry Venables English footballer and manager

1943 Sadako Sasaki Japanese survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima known for one thousand origami cranes (d. 1955)

1943 Robert Drewe Australian author and playwright

1943 Elmer MacFadyen Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 2007)

1943 Scott Walker American singer-songwriter bass player and producer (d. 2019)

1943 William Duckworth American composer and author (d. 2012)

1943 Richard Moll American actor

1943 Angelo Bagnasco Italian cardinal

1943 Mariss Jansons Latvian conductor (d. 2019)

1943 Shannon Lucid American biochemist and astronaut

1943 Holland Taylor American actress and playwright

1943 George Ambrum Australian rugby league player (d. 1986)

1943 Margaret Beckett English metallurgist and politician Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

1943 Stuart E. Eizenstat American lawyer and diplomat United States Ambassador to the European Union

1943 Mike Marshall American baseball player (d. 2021)

1943 Gavin Bryars English bassist and composer

1943 Brian Ferneyhough British composer

1943 Ronnie Milsap American singer and pianist

1943 Chris Montez American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1943 Paul Freeman English actor

1943 Kay Granger American educator and politician

1943 Dave Greenslade English keyboard player and composer

1943 Charlie Wilson American businessman and politician (d. 2013)

1943 Larry Clark American director producer and screenwriter

1943 Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

1943 Zdravko Hebel Croatian water polo player (d. 2017)

1943 Arnar Jónsson Icelandic actor

1943 Alfons Peeters Belgian footballer (d. 2015)

1943 Kenzo Yokoyama Japanese footballer

1943 Michael Spicer English journalist and politician (d. 2019)

1943 Özhan Canaydın Turkish basketball player and businessman (d. 2010)

1943 Peter Struck German lawyer and politician 13th German Federal Minister of Defence (d. 2012)

1943 Barry Mealand English footballer (d. 2013)

1943 Tony Trimmer English race car driver

1943 Manuel Velázquez Spanish footballer (d. 2016)

1943 Tobe Hooper American director producer and screenwriter (d. 2017)

1943 César Gutiérrez Venezuelan baseball player and manager (d. 2005)

1943 Jack Warner Trinidadian businessman and politician

1943 Tony Blackburn English radio and television host

1943 Pat Quinn Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2014)

1943 Mark Wynter English singer and actor

1943 Davey Johnson American baseball player and manager

1943 Blythe Danner American actress

1943 Dennis Edwards American soul/R&B singer (d. 2018)

1943 Eric Haydock English bass player (d. 2019)

1943 Shawn Phillips American-South African singer-songwriter and guitarist

1943 Alberto João Jardim Portuguese journalist and politician second President of the Regional Government of Madeira

1943 Wanda Rutkiewicz Lithuanian-Polish mountaineer (d. 1992)

1943 Ken Thompson American computer scientist and programmer co-developed the B programming language

1943 Eric Foner American historian author and academic

1943 Valerie Thomas American scientist and inventor

1943 Barbara Lewis American soul/R&B singer-songwriter

1943 Joselito Spanish singer and actor

1943 Alan Rubin American trumpet player (d. 2011)

1943 Elaine Pagels American theologian and academic

1943 Maceo Parker American saxophonist

1943 Lou Christie American singer-songwriter

1943 Homer Hickam American author and engineer

1943 Tim Hunt English biochemist and academic Nobel laureate

1943 Antonio Inoki Japanese wrestler mixed martial artist and politician (d. 2022)

1943 Mike Leigh English director and screenwriter

1943 David Geffen American businessman co-founded DreamWorks and Geffen Records

1943 Terry Eagleton English philosopher and critic

1943 Horst Köhler Polish-German economist and politician 9th President of Germany

1943 Dick Van Arsdale American basketball player

1943 Tom Van Arsdale American basketball player

1943 Otoya Yamaguchi Japanese assassin of Inejiro Asanuma (d. 1960)

1943 Fred Biletnikoff American football player and coach

1943 Bobby Mitchell American golfer (d. 2018)

1943 Kent Haruf American novelist (d. 2014)

1943 Gigi Meroni Italian footballer (d. 1967)

1943 Pablo Milanés Cuban singer-songwriter and guitarist

1943 Mary Frann American actress (d. 1998)

1943 Morten Lauridsen American composer and conductor

1943 Carlos Alberto Parreira Brazilian footballer and manager

1943 Barbara Acklin American singer-songwriter (d. 1998)

1943 Gil Amelio American businessman

1943 José Ángel Iribar Spanish footballer and manager

1943 Rashid Sunyaev Russian-German astronomer and physicist

1943 George Layton English actor director and screenwriter

1943 Peter Straub American author and poet (d. 2022)

1943 Robert Williams American painter and cartoonist

1943 Lucio Dalla Italian singer-songwriter and actor (d. 2012)

1943 Aldo Rico Argentinian commander and politician

1943 Lucio Battisti Italian singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1998)

1943 Chris White English singer-songwriter and bass player

1943 Susan Clark Canadian actress and producer

1943 Peter Berresford Ellis English historian and author

1943 Arturo Merzario Italian race car driver

1943 Anita Morris American actress and singer (d. 1994)

1943 David Cronenberg Canadian actor director and screenwriter

1943 Lynda La Plante English actress screenwriter and author

1943 Michael Scott-Joynt English bishop (d. 2014)

1943 The Iron Sheik Iranian-American wrestler and actor

1943 Sly Stone American musician and record producer

1943 Ursula Goodenough American biologist zoologist and author

1943 Hans Heyer German race car driver

1943 Álvaro de Soto Peruvian diplomat

1943 Jeff Banks Welsh fashion designer

1943 Andrew Brook Canadian philosopher author and academic

1943 Dennis Linde American singer-songwriter (d. 2006)

1943 Mario J. Molina Mexican chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2020)

1943 Mario Monti Italian economist and politician Prime Minister of Italy

1943 Vern Schuppan Australian race car driver

1943 Gerard Malanga American poet and photographer

1943 Douglas Tompkins American businessman co-founded The North Face and Esprit Holdings (d. 2015)

1943 Paul Junger Witt American director and producer (d. 2018)

1943 István Gyulai Hungarian sprinter and sportscaster (d. 2006)

1943 Hartmut Haenchen German conductor

1943 Vivian Stanshall English singer-songwriter guitarist and painter (d. 1995)

1943 George Benson American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1943 Nazem Ganjapour Iranian footballer and manager (d. 2013)

1943 Keith Relf English singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (d. 1976)

1943 Andrew Crockett Scottish-English economist and banker (d. 2012)

1943 Nils-Aslak Valkeapää Finnish singer author and director (d. 2001)

1943 Paul Michael Glaser American actor and director

1943 Mustafa Kalemli Turkish physician and politician Turkish Minister of the Interior

1943 Mike Curtis American football player and coach (d. 2020)

1943 Richard Eyre English director producer and screenwriter

1943 Conchata Ferrell American actress (d. 2020)

1943 Chad Allan Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist

1943 Eric Idle English actor and comedian

1943 Vangelis Greek keyboard player and songwriter (d. 2022)

1943 Jay Traynor American pop and doo-wop singer (d. 2014)

1943 Roy Andersson Swedish director and screenwriter

1943 Deirdre Clancy English costume designer

1943 Dafydd Wigley Welsh academic and politician

1943 Michael Boyce Baron Boyce South African-English admiral and politician Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (d. 2022)

1943 Caterina Bueno Italian singer (d. 2007)

1943 Larry Coryell American jazz guitarist (d. 2017)

1943 Antonio Sabàto Sr. Italian actor (d. 2021)

1943 Mario Lavista Mexican composer

1943 Jonathan Lynn English actor director and screenwriter

1943 Richard Manuel Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1986)

1943 Hikaru Saeki Japanese admiral the first female star officer of the Japan Self-Defense Forces

1943 Dean Brown Australian politician 41st Premier of South Australia

1943 Max Gail American actor and director

1943 Fighting Harada Japanese boxer

1943 Miet Smet Belgian politician

1943 Jean-Louis Tauran French cardinal (d. 2018)

1943 Max Clifford English journalist and publicist (d. 2017)

1943 Roger Cook New Zealand-English journalist and academic

1943 Ian MacRae New Zealand rugby player

1943 Mitchell Melton American lawyer and politician (d. 2013)

1943 Mick Abrahams English singer-songwriter and guitarist

1943 Dennis Amiss English cricketer and manager

1943 Michael Bennett American dancer choreographer and director (d. 1987)

1943 Miller Farr American football player

1943 James Herbert English author and illustrator (d. 2013)

1943 Chris Orr English painter and illustrator

1943 Leila Khaled Palestinian activist

1943 Terry Knight American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2004)

1943 Clive Sullivan Welsh rugby league player (d. 1985)

1943 John Montagu 11th Earl of Sandwich English businessman and politician

1943 Harley Race American wrestler and trainer (d. 2019)

1943 Sumitra Mahajan Indian politician 16th Speaker of the Lok Sabha

1943 Alan Jones Australian rugby coach and radio host

1943 Tim Krabbé Dutch journalist and author

1943 Philip Norman English journalist author and playwright

1943 Lonesome Dave Peverett English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2000)

1943 Petro Tyschtschenko Austrian-German businessman

1943 John Watkins Australian cricketer

1943 Margo MacDonald Scottish journalist and politician (d. 2014)

1943 Keith Crisco American businessman and politician (d. 2014)

1943 Janet Evanovich American author

1943 Louise Glück American poet

1943 John Maples Baron Maples English lawyer and politician Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (d. 2012)

1943 Scott W. Williams American mathematician and professor

1943 Gail Goodrich American basketball player and coach

1943 Tony Esposito Canadian-American ice hockey player coach and manager (d. 2021)

1943 Frans Koppelaar Dutch painter

1943 Hervé Villechaize French actor (d. 1993)

1943 Richard Sterban American country and gospel bass singer

1943 Gordon West English footballer (d. 2012)

1943 Tony Christie English singer-songwriter and actor

1943 Gary Wright American singer-songwriter keyboard player and producer

1943 Peter Zumthor Swiss architect and academic designed the Therme Vals

1943 Helmut Marko Austrian race car driver and manager

1943 Aryeh Bibi Iraqi-born Israeli politician

1943 Duane Allen American country singer

1943 Brenda Dean Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde English union leader and politician (d. 2018)

1943 Ruth Deech Baroness Deech English lawyer and academic

1943 Frederick Chiluba Zambian politician 2nd President of Zambia (d. 2011)

1943 Bobby Vee American pop singer-songwriter (d. 2016)

1943 Vassal Gadoengin Nauruan politician (d. 2004)

1943 Joe Walsh Irish politician Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine (d. 2014)

1943 Mustafa Nadarević Bosnian actor and film director (d. 2020)

1943 Yukio Hashi Japanese singer and actor

1943 Jim Risch American lawyer and politician 31st Governor of Idaho

1943 Vicente Saldivar Mexican boxer (d. 1985)

1943 Georgi Asparuhov Bulgarian footballer (d. 1971)

1943 Mihail Chemiakin Russian painter and sculptor

1943 Prasanta Pattanaik Indian economist and academic

1943 Ignacio Ramonet Spanish journalist and author

1943 Milton William Cooper American conspiracy theorist and author (d. 2001)

1943 Wolfgang Reinhardt German pole vaulter (d. 2011)

1943 James Turrell American sculptor and illustrator

1943 Terry Allen American singer and painter

1943 Harvey Andrews English singer-songwriter and poet

1943 John Bannon Australian academic and politician 39th Premier of South Australia (d. 2015)

1943 Peter Carey Australian novelist and short story writer

1943 Pat Barker English author

1943 Johnny Greaves Australian rugby league player

1943 Jon Mark English-New Zealand singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2021)

1943 Paul Samwell-Smith English bass player and producer

1943 Danny Whitten American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1972)

1943 Nancy Greene Canadian skier and politician

1943 Anthony Clarke Baron Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony English lawyer and judge

1943 Kurt Trampedach Danish painter and sculptor (d. 2013)

1943 Mary Wells American singer-songwriter (d. 1992)

1943 Jack Bruce Scottish-English singer-songwriter and bass player (d. 2014)

1943 L. Denis Desautels Canadian accountant and civil servant

1943 Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson Icelandic academic and politician 5th President of Iceland

1943 Derek Leckenby English pop-rock guitarist (d. 1994)

1943 Richard Peto English statistician and epidemiologist

1943 Paul Bégin Canadian lawyer and politician

1943 Freddie Perren American songwriter producer and conductor (d. 2004)

1943 Kay Andrews Baroness Andrews English politician

1943 Dan Coats American politician and diplomat 29th United States Ambassador to Germany

1943 Wieteke van Dort Dutch actress comedian singer writer and artist

1943 Sirajuddin of Perlis Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia

1943 Johnny Warren Australian footballer coach and sportscaster (d. 2004)

1943 Eddie May English footballer and manager (d. 2012)

1943 Shirrel Rhoades American author publisher and academic

1943 Albano Carrisi Italian singer actor and winemaker

1943 Deryck Murray Trinidadian cricketer

1943 Vincent Crane English pianist and composer (d. 1989)

1943 John Dalton English bass player

1943 Hilton Valentine English guitarist and songwriter (d. 2021)

1943 Betty Williams Northern Irish peace activist Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2020)

1943 Peter Kenilorea Solomon Islands politician 1st Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands (d. 2016)

1943 Gary Burghoff American actor

1943 Jessi Colter American singer-songwriter and pianist

1943 John Palmer English keyboard player

1943 Leslie Uggams American actress and singer

1943 Erica Terpstra Dutch swimmer journalist and politician

1943 Cilla Black English singer and actress (d. 2015)

1943 Bruce Weitz American actor

1943 Terry Crisp Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1943 Robert W. Edgar American educator and politician (d. 2013)

1943 James Chaney American civil rights activist (d. 1964)

1943 Anders Michanek Swedish motorcycle racer

1943 Sharon Gless American actress

1943 Charles Haid American actor and director

1943 Crescenzio Sepe Italian cardinal

1943 John Burgess Australian radio and television host

1943 Tom Jaine English author

1943 Abraham Viruthakulangara Roman Catholic Archbishop of Nagpur Maharashtra India (d. 2018)

1943 Richard Smalley American chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate in 1996 for chemistry (d. 2005)

1943 Colin Baker English actor

1943 William Calley American military officer

1943 Willie Davenport American hurdler (d. 2002)

1943 Peter Eggert German footballer and manager

1943 Pierre-André Fournier Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 2015)

1943 John Fitzpatrick English race car driver

1943 Charles Saatchi Iraqi-English businessman co-founded Saatchi & Saatchi

1943 Simon Jenkins English journalist and author

1943 Harry Collins English sociologist author and academic

1943 Jim Guy Tucker American lawyer and politician 43rd Governor of Arkansas

1943 Harold Wheeler American composer conductor and producer

1943 Johnny Hallyday French singer and actor (d. 2017)

1943 Poul Nyrup Rasmussen Danish politician 38th Prime Minister of Denmark

1943 Chantal Mouffe Belgian theorist and author

1943 Burt Rutan American engineer and pilot

1943 Barry Evans English actor (d. 1997)

1943 Raffaella Carrà Italian singer dancer and actress (d. 2021)

1943 Éva Marton Hungarian soprano and actress

1943 Eumir Deodato Brazilian pianist composer and producer

1943 Diane Marleau Canadian accountant and politician Canadian Minister of Health (d. 2013)

1943 Brian Sternberg American pole vaulter (d. 2013)

1943 Klaus Maria Brandauer Austrian actor and director

1943 Brit Hume American journalist and author

1943 J. Michael Kosterlitz British-American physicist

1943 Patrick Bokanowski French filmmaker

1943 Ellyn Kaschak American psychologist and academic

1943 James Levine American pianist and conductor (d. 2021)

1943 Birgit Grodal Danish economist and academic (d. 2004)

1943 Carly Simon American singer-songwriter

1943 Georgie Fame English singer pianist and keyboard player

1943 Warren Farrell American author and educator

1943 Ravi Batra Indian-American economist and academic

1943 Jens Birkemose Danish painter

1943 Donald Johanson American paleontologist and academic

1943 Klaus von Klitzing German physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate

1943 Louis Nicollin French entrepreneur and chairman of Montpellier HSC (d. 2017)

1943 Florence Ballard American pop/soul singer (d. 1976)

1943 Saeed Akhtar Mirza Indian director and screenwriter

1943 Philip Brunelle American conductor and organist

1943 Peeter Lepp Estonian politician 37th Mayor of Tallinn

1943 Jeff Wayne American composer musician and lyricist

1943 Ivi Eenmaa Estonian politician 36th Mayor of Tallinn

1943 Larry Lake American-Canadian trumpet player and composer (d. 2013)

1943 Gary Waldhorn British actor (d. 2022)

1943 Judith Durham Australian folk-pop singer-songwriter and musician (d. 2022)

1943 Kurtwood Smith American actor

1943 Norman E. Thagard American astronaut

1943 Conny Bauer German trombonist

1943 Emerson Boozer American football player and sportscaster

1943 Adam Hart-Davis English historian author and photographer

1943 Fred Wesley American jazz and funk trombonist

1943 Alan Wilson American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1970)

1943 Curt Blefary American baseball player and coach (d. 2001)

1943 Mark Cox English tennis player coach and sportscaster

1943 Robbie Robertson Canadian singer-songwriter guitarist producer and actor

1943 Tamara Sinyavskaya Russian soprano

1943 Joel Siegel American journalist and critic (d. 2007)

1943 John Casper American colonel pilot and astronaut

1943 Inonge Mbikusita-Lewanika Zambian politician

1943 Jerry Miller American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1943 Richard Carleton Australian journalist (d. 2006)

1943 Howard Gardner American psychologist and academic

1943 Tom Holland American actor director and screenwriter

1943 Peter Jensen Australian metropolitan

1943 Robert Malval Haitian businessman and politician 5th Prime Minister of Haiti

1943 Rolf Stommelen German racing driver (d. 1983)

1943 Chris Serle English journalist and actor

1943 LaVyrle Spencer American author and educator

1943 Joseph J. Ellis American historian and author

1943 Han Sai Por Singaporean sculptor and academic

1943 Carla Mazzuca Poggiolini Italian journalist and politician

1943 Chris Amon New Zealand race car driver (d. 2016)

1943 Bob McNab English footballer

1943 Adrian Păunescu Romanian poet journalist and politician (d. 2010)

1943 Wendy Richard English actress (d. 2009)

1943 Fritz Glatz Austrian race car driver (d. 2002)

1943 Edward Herrmann American actor (d. 2014)

1943 Henry McCullough Northern Irish guitarist singer and songwriter (d. 2016)

1943 Robert Shrum American author and political advisor

1943 Masaru Emoto Japanese author and activist (d. 2014)

1943 Kay Bailey Hutchison American lawyer and politician

1943 Bobby Sherman American singer-songwriter and actor

1943 Randall Forsberg American scientist (d. 2007)

1943 Tony Joe White American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2018)

1943 Jim McCarty English singer and drummer

1943 Erika Steinbach Polish-German politician

1943 Peter Hyams American director screenwriter and cinematographer

1943 Jeremy Greenstock English diplomat British Ambassador to the United Nations

1943 Mike Bloomfield American guitarist and songwriter (d. 1981)

1943 Richard Wright English singer-songwriter and keyboard player (d. 2008)

1943 David Taylor English snooker player and sportscaster

1943 Henri-François Gautrin Canadian physicist and politician

1943 William Bennett American journalist and politician 3rd United States Secretary of Education

1943 Lobo American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1943 Herbert M. Allison American lieutenant and businessman (d. 2013)

1943 Tom Burgmeier American baseball player and coach

1943 Jon R. Cavaiani English-American sergeant Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2014)

1943 Rose Tremain English novelist and short story writer

1943 Béla Bollobás Hungarian-English mathematician and academic

1943 Princess Christina Mrs. Magnuson of Sweden

1943 Steven Millhauser American novelist and short story writer

1943 Vicente Álvarez Areces Spanish politician 6th President of the Principality of Asturias (d. 2019)

1943 Barbara Saß-Viehweger German politician lawyer and civil law notary

1943 Bjørn Wirkola Norwegian ski jumper and footballer

1943 Nelson Briles American baseball player (d. 2005)

1943 Sammi Smith American country music singer-songwriter (d. 2005)

1943 Jon Postel American computer scientist and academic (d. 1998)

1943 Mohammed Badie Egyptian religious leader

1943 Lana Cantrell Australian singer-songwriter and lawyer

1943 Alain Corneau French director and screenwriter (d. 2010)

1943 Louise Forestier Canadian singer-songwriter and actress

1943 Jimmy Griffin American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2005)

1943 Michael Mantler American trumpet player and composer

1943 Shafqat Rana Indian-Pakistani cricketer

1943 Ronnie Spector American singer-songwriter (d. 2022)

1943 Jim Kale Canadian bass player

1943 Denis Payton English saxophonist (d. 2006)

1943 Javeed Alam Indian academician (d. 2016)

1943 Fred Hill American football player

1943 Ertha Pascal-Trouillot President of Haiti

1943 Michael Willetts English sergeant; George Cross recipient (d. 1971)

1943 Ronnie Campbell English miner and politician

1943 Ben Sidran American jazz and rock keyboardist

1943 Eileen Bell Northern Irish civil servant and politician 2nd Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly

1943 Woody Peoples American football player (d. 2010)

1943 Edward Cowie English composer painter and author

1943 John Humphrys Welsh journalist and author

1943 Dave "Snaker" Ray American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2002)

1943 Martin Mull American actor and comedian

1943 Gianni Rivera Italian footballer and politician

1943 Carl Wayne English singer and actor (d. 2004)

1943 Don Fardon English pop singer

1943 Sid Going New Zealand rugby player

1943 Billy J. Kramer English pop singer

1943 Roger Gale English journalist and politician

1943 Sylvester McCoy Scottish actor

1943 Patrick Demarchelier French photographer (d. 2022)

1943 Jonathan Schell American journalist and author (d. 2014)

1943 Lucius Shepard American author and critic (d. 2014)

1943 Hugh Wilson American actor director producer and screenwriter (d. 2018)

1943 Alun Michael Welsh police commissioner and politician inaugural First Minister of Wales

1943 Masatoshi Shima Japanese computer scientist and engineer co-designed the Intel 4004

1943 Dale Campbell-Savours Baron Campbell-Savours English businessman and politician

1943 Nelson DeMille American lieutenant and author

1943 Peter Lilley English politician Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills

1943 Pino Presti Italian bass player composer conductor and producer

1943 John Cipollina American rock guitarist (d. 1989)

1943 Dori Caymmi Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist

1943 Chuck Girard American singer-songwriter and pianist

1943 Bob Kerrey American lieutenant and politician Medal of Honor recipient 35th Governor of Nebraska

1943 Tuesday Weld American model and actress

1943 Surayud Chulanont Thai general and politician 24th Prime Minister of Thailand

1943 Robert Greenwald American director and producer

1943 Shuja Khanzada Pakistani colonel and politician (d. 2015)

1943 Lou Piniella American baseball player and manager

1943 David Soul American actor and singer

1943 Jihad Al-Atrash Lebanese actor and voice actor

1943 Mohamed Amin Kenyan photographer and journalist (d. 1996)

1943 Dick Halligan American pianist and composer

1943 Arthur B. McDonald Canadian astrophysicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate

1943 Tal Brody American-Israeli basketball player and coach

1943 Colin Dann English author

1943 Nigel Hall English sculptor and academic

1943 Jean-Claude Killy French skier

1943 David Maslanka American composer and academic (d. 2017)

1943 Leonid Ivashov Russian general

1943 Rosalind Ashford American singer

1943 Glen Sather Canadian ice hockey player and manager

1943 Joe Simon American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2021)

1943 Valerie Perrine American model and actress

1943 Dulce Saguisag Filipino social worker and politician 10th Filipino Secretary of Social Welfare and Development (d. 2007)

1943 Gordon Birtwistle English engineer and politician

1943 Richard J. Roberts English biochemist and biologist Nobel Prize laureate

1943 Beverley McLachlin Canadian lawyer and jurist 17th Chief Justice of Canada

1943 Adelaide C. Eckardt American academic and politician

1943 Frank Clark English footballer manager and chairman

1943 André Caillé Canadian chemist and businessman

1943 Brian Perkins New Zealand-English journalist and actor

1943 Maria Muldaur American folk and blues singer

1943 Leonard Peltier American political activist and convicted criminal

1943 Mildred D. Taylor American author

1943 Irwin Goodman Finnish singer-composer and guitarist (d. 1991)

1943 Marcos Valle Brazilian singer-songwriter pianist and producer

1943 Wang Houjun Chinese footballer and manager (d. 2012)

1943 James Alan McPherson American short story writer and essayist (d. 2016)

1943 André Boudrias Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2019)

1943 David Hood American session bassist and trombone player

1943 Jerry Bruckheimer American film and television producer

1943 Toni Basil American singer-songwriter dancer and actress

1943 Barry Cable Australian footballer and coach

1943 Paul Hoffert American keyboard player composer and academic

1943 Julio Iglesias Spanish singer-songwriter

1943 Robert Gates American lieutenant academic and politician 22nd United States Secretary of Defense

1943 John Locke American keyboard player (d. 2006)

1943 Aram Saroyan American poet and novelist

1943 Robert Walden American actor director and screenwriter

1943 Ian Chappell Australian cricketer and sportscaster

1943 Tim Schenken Australian race car driver

1943 Prince Amedeo Duke of Aosta (d. 2021)

1943 Randy Bachman Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist

1943 Warren Lieberfarb American businessman

1943 George W. S. Trow American novelist playwright and critic (d. 2006)

1943 Nick St. Nicholas German-Canadian bass player

1943 Juan Flores American academic and professor (d. 2014)

1943 Johann Deisenhofer German-American biochemist and biophysicist Nobel Prize laureate

1943 Marilyn McCoo American singer

1943 Philip Moore English organist and composer

1943 Ian Ogilvy English-American actor playwright and author

1943 Jean-Jacques Annaud French director producer and screenwriter

1943 Angèle Arsenault Canadian singer-songwriter (d. 2014)

1943 Jerry Martini American saxophonist

1943 Robert Slater American author and journalist (d. 2014)

1943 Anna Ford English journalist

1943 Henri Szeps Australian actor

1943 Jeff Bingaman American soldier and politician 25th Attorney General of New Mexico

1943 Baki İlkin Turkish civil servant and diplomat

1943 H. Rap Brown American activist

1943 Owen Davidson Australian tennis player

1943 Karl-Gustav Kaisla Finnish ice hockey player and referee (d. 2012)

1943 Dietmar Mürdter German footballer

1943 Jimy Williams American baseball player and manager

1943 Ben Cardin American lawyer and politician

1943 Michael Morpurgo English author poet and playwright

1943 Richard Caborn English engineer and politician Minister for Sport and the Olympics

1943 Peter Dowding Australian politician 24th Premier of Western Australia

1943 Alexander Maxovich Shilov Russian painter

1943 Cees Veerman Dutch singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2014)

1943 José Cardenal Cuban baseball player and coach

1943 Chevy Chase American comedian actor and screenwriter

1943 Douglas Kirby American psychologist and author (d. 2012)

1943 Jimmy Montgomery English footballer and coach

1943 Mike Peters American cartoonist

1943 Frederick Barthelme American novelist and short story writer

1943 Keith Boyce Barbadian cricketer (d. 1996)

1943 Michael Harloe English sociologist and academic

1943 John Nettles English actor and writer

1943 Ilmar Reepalu Swedish lawyer and politician

1943 Gene Watson American singer-songwriter and producer

1943 Kostas Tsakonas Greek actor (d. 2015)

1943 Peter Sauber Swiss businessman founded the Sauber F1 Team

1943 Mohammad Khatami Iranian scholar and politician 5th President of Iran

1943 Fred Turner Canadian singer-songwriter and bass player

1943 Ignacio Rupérez Spanish diplomat and journalist (d. 2015)

1943 Christine Charbonneau Canadian singer-songwriter (d. 2014)

1943 Birthe Rønn Hornbech Danish police officer and politician Danish Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs

1943 Robin Holloway English composer and academic

1943 Takis Ikonomopoulos Greek footballer and coach

1943 L. E. Modesitt Jr. American author and poet

1943 Dunja Vejzović Croatian soprano and actress

1943 Tariq Ali Pakistani historian and author

1943 Ron Elliott American singer-songwriter guitarist and composer

1943 Allen Coage American-Canadian wrestler and coach (d. 2007)

1943 Catherine E. Coulson American actress (d. 2015)

1943 Jan de Bont Dutch director producer and cinematographer

1943 Catherine Deneuve French actress and singer

1943 Seif Sharif Hamad Zanzibari politician 2nd Chief Minister of Zanzibar (d. 2021)

1943 Alida Chelli Italian actress and singer (d. 2012)

1943 Bill Dundee Scottish-American wrestler and manager

1943 Phil Hawthorne Australian rugby player and coach (d. 1994)

1943 Carmen Argenziano American actor and producer (d. 2019)

1943 Jerry Rook American basketball player and coach

1943 Jimmy McRae Scottish race car driver

1943 Karalyn Patterson English psychologist and academic

1943 Don Simpson American actor producer and screenwriter (d. 1996)

1943 Paul Claes Belgian poet and translator

1943 Joanna Shimkus Canadian actress

1943 David Triesman Baron Triesman English union leader and politician

1943 Elliott Forbes-Robinson American race car driver

1943 Paul Frampton English-American physicist and academic

1943 Aristotelis Pavlidis Greek politician 13th Greek Minister for the Aegean and Island Policy

1943 Brian Piccolo American football player (d. 1970)

1943 Salvatore Adamo Italian-Belgian singer-songwriter

1943 Jacques Attali French economist and civil servant

1943 Oldřich Pelčák Czech cosmonaut and engineer

1943 Bert Jansch Scottish-English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2011)

1943 Clark Graebner American tennis player

1943 Bob Wollek French race car driver and skier (d. 2001)

1943 Friedman Paul Erhardt German-American chef and author (d. 2007)

1943 Percy Hobson Australian high jumper

1943 Sam Shepard American playwright and actor (d. 2017)

1943 Silvia Cartwright New Zealand lawyer judge and politician 18th Governor-General of New Zealand

1943 Stephen Greenblatt American theorist scholar and critic

1943 Boris Gromov Russian general and politician Governor of Moscow Oblast

1943 Martin Peters English footballer and manager (d. 2019)

1943 Saxby Chambliss American lawyer and politician

1943 Ross Warner Australian rugby league player

1943 Doug Frost Australian swim coach

1943 Errol Brown Jamaican-English singer-songwriter (d. 2015)

1943 Brian Hyland American pop singer

1943 Wallace Shawn American actor comedian and playwright

1943 Björn Waldegård Swedish racing driver (d. 2014)

1943 John Walker American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2011)

1943 Roberto Boninsegna Italian footballer and manager

1943 Jay Sigel American golfer

1943 Howard Wilkinson English footballer and manager

1943 Peter Norton American programmer and author

1943 Lauren Hutton American model and actress

1943 Fred Lipsius American saxophonist and educator

1943 Aurelio Monteagudo Cuban-American baseball player and manager (d. 1990)

1943 David Douglas-Home British businessman and politician

1943 Veronica Hamel American actress and model

1943 Ivan Hrdlička Czechoslovak footballer

1943 Suze Rotolo American artist

1943 Phil Bredesen American businessman and politician 48th Governor of Tennessee

1943 Jacques Laffite French race car driver

1943 Yvan Cournoyer Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1943 William Kotzwinkle American novelist and screenwriter

1943 Ricky May New Zealand-Australian jazz singer (d. 1988)

1943 Mushtaq Mohammad Pakistani cricketer

1943 Roger L. Simon American author and screenwriter

1943 Andrew Goodman American activist (d. 1964)

1943 Sue Nicholls English actress

1943 David Nolan American activist and politician (d. 2010)

1943 Petar Skansi Croatian basketball player and coach (d. 2022)

1943 Dave Bing American basketball player and politician 70th Mayor of Detroit

1943 Richard Tee American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (d. 1993)

1943 Robin Williamson Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist

1943 Margaret E. M. Tolbert American chemist and academic

1943 Jerry Portnoy American singer-songwriter and harmonica player

1943 Paul Burnett English radio host

1943 Bruce Paltrow American director and producer (d. 2002)

1943 Marilynne Robinson American novelist and essayist

1943 Dale Sommers American radio host (d. 2012)

1943 Nicole Brossard Canadian author and poet

1943 Jil Sander German fashion designer

1943 R. B. Greaves Guyanese-American singer-songwriter (d. 2012)

1943 Randy Newman American singer-songwriter composer and pianist

1943 Bobbi Martin American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2000)

1943 Sue Miller American novelist and short story writer

1943 Norma Alarcón American author and professor

1943 Terrence Malick American director producer and screenwriter

1943 Sokratis Kosmidis Greek lawyer and politician

1943 Kenny Moore American runner and journalist

1943 Wayne Allard American veterinarian and politician

1943 J. Philippe Rushton English-Canadian psychologist and academic (d. 2012)

1943 Joseph Franklin Ada Guamanian lawyer and politician 5th Governor of Guam

1943 Eva Joly Norwegian-French judge and politician

1943 Andrew Yeom Soo-jung South Korean cardinal

1943 Mike Smith English singer-songwriter keyboard player and producer (d. 2008)

1943 Keith West English rock singer-songwriter and music producer

1943 Susan Isaacs American author and screenwriter

1943 Nick Katz American mathematician and academic

1943 Bernard C. Parks American police officer and politician

1943 John Bennett Ramsey American businessman and pilot

1943 Larry Martin American paleontologist and ornithologist (d. 2013)

1943 James Tate American poet (d. 2015)

1943 Bodo Tümmler German runner

1943 Mary Woronov American actress director and screenwriter

1943 Pit Martin Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2008)

1943 Joanna Trollope English author playwright and director

1943 Kenny Vance American singer-songwriter and music producer

1943 Grover Washington Jr. American singer-songwriter saxophonist and producer (d. 1999)

1943 Tommy McAvoy Scottish politician

1943 Emmett Tyrrell American journalist author and publisher founded The American Spectator

1943 Lucien den Arend Dutch sculptor

1943 Steven Bochco American television writer and producer (d. 2018)

1943 Patti Deutsch American actress and comedian (d. 2017)

1943 Ron Geesin Scottish pianist and composer

1943 Bobby Keys American saxophone player (d. 2014)

1943 Alan Rudolph American director and screenwriter

1943 Ross M. Lence American political scientist and academic (d. 2006)

1943 James L. Jones American general and politician 22nd United States National Security Advisor

1943 Albert Lee English guitarist and songwriter

1943 Walter Spanghero French rugby player

1943 Stefan Janos Slovak-Swiss physicist and academic

1943 Paul Wolfowitz American banker and politician 25th United States Deputy Secretary of Defense

1943 Ron Allen American baseball player

1943 Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov Russian-French mathematician and academic

1943 Terry Peder Rasmussen American serial killer (d. 2010)

1943 Harry Shearer American actor voice artist and comedian

1943 Queen Silvia of Sweden

1943 Tarja Halonen Finnish lawyer and politician 11th President of Finland

1943 Suzy Menkes English journalist and critic

1943 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior Brazilian race car driver and businessman

1943 Ravish Malhotra Indian pilot and military officer

1943 Hanna Schygulla German actress

1943 Cokie Roberts American journalist and author (d. 2019)

1943 Joan Manuel Serrat Spanish singer-songwriter and guitarist

1943 Peter Sinfield English songwriter and producer

1943 Roy White American baseball player and coach

1943 Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne Peruvian cardinal

1943 David Peterson Canadian lawyer and politician 20th Premier of Ontario

1943 Joan Ruddock Welsh politician

1943 Bill Aucoin American talent manager (d. 2010)

1943 Molly Bang American author and illustrator

1943 Rick Danko Canadian singer-songwriter bass player and producer (d. 1999)

1943 Pete Quaife English bass player author and artist (d. 2010)

1943 Julia Cumberlege Baroness Cumberlege English businesswoman and politician

1943 Dick Taylor English guitarist and songwriter

1943 Fabian Forte American pop singer and actor

1943 Gayle Hunnicutt American actress

1943 Paul Cotton American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2021)

1943 Bill Duke American actor and director

1943 Dante Ferretti Italian art director and costume designer

1943 Bob "The Bear" Hite American singer-songwriter and musician (d. 1981)

1943 Andrzej Badeński Polish-German sprinter (d. 2008)

1943 Margaret Pemberton English author

1943 Paul Silas American basketball player and coach (d. 2022)

1943 Reinaldo Arenas Cuban-American author poet and playwright (d. 1990)

1943 Vernon Bogdanor English political scientist and academic

1943 Leonardo Sandri Argentinian cardinal

1943 Orietta Berti Italian singer and actress

1943 Richard Goode American pianist

1943 Lorrie Wilmot South African cricketer (d. 2004)

1943 Vince Cable English economist and politician former Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills

1943 Anders Isaksson Swedish historian and journalist (d. 2009)

1943 Colin Pillinger English astronomer chemist and academic (d. 2014)

1943 Alan Beith English academic and politician

1943 John Eliot Gardiner English conductor and director

1943 Edie Sedgwick American model and actress (d. 1971)

1943 Pınar Kür Turkish author playwright and academic

1943 Veronica Linklater Baroness Linklater English politician

1943 Hugh Thompson Jr. American soldier and pilot (d. 2006)

Andreas Baader

Profession -

Born - May 06,1943

Died - Oct 18,1977


Arthur Ashe

Profession - Tennis Player

Born - Jul 10,1943

Died - Feb 06,1993


Barry Manilow

Profession - Musician

Born - Jun 17,1943


Ben Kingsley

Profession - Actor

Born - Dec 31,1943


Bill Bradley

Profession - Basketball Player

Born - Jul 28,1943


Billie Jean King

Profession - Tennis Legend

Born - Nov 22,1943


Billy Cunningham

Profession - NBA

Born - Jun 03,1943


Bob Woodward

Profession - Author

Born - Mar 26,1943


Bobby Fischer

Profession - Chess Champion

Born - Mar 09,1943

Died - Jan 17,2008


Christine McVie

Profession -

Born - Jul 12,1943

Died - Nov 30,2022


Christopher Walken

Profession - Actor

Born - Mar 31,1943


Doris Kearns Goodwin

Profession - Writer

Born - Jan 04,1943


Gale Sayers

Profession - NFL Running Back

Born - May 30,1943

Died - Sep 23,2020


George Harrison

Profession - Singer

Born - Feb 25,1943

Died - Nov 29,2001


Geraldo Rivera

Profession - TV Host

Born - Jul 04,1943


Henry Hill

Profession - Mobster

Born - Jun 11,1943

Died - Jun 12,2012


Ian Kershaw

Profession - Historian

Born - Apr 29,1943


Janis Joplin

Profession - Singer

Born - Jan 19,1943

Died - Oct 04,1970


Jim Croce

Profession - Singer

Born - Jan 10,1943

Died - Sep 20,1973


Jim Morrison

Profession - Poet

Born - Dec 08,1943

Died - Jul 03,1971


Jimmy Johnson

Profession - NFL Head Coach

Born - Jul 16,1943


Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Profession -

Born - Jul 15,1943


Joe Morgan

Profession - MLB

Born - Sep 19,1943

Died - Oct 11,2020


Joe Namath

Profession - NFL Quarterback

Born - May 31,1943


Joe Pesci

Profession - Actor

Born - Feb 09,1943


John Denver

Profession - Country Singer

Born - Dec 31,1943

Died - Oct 12,1997


John Kerry

Profession - US Secretary of State

Born - Dec 11,1943


John Major

Profession - British Prime Minister

Born - Mar 29,1943


Joni Mitchell

Profession - Singer

Born - Nov 07,1943


Joseph Stiglitz

Profession - Economist

Born - Feb 09,1943


Keith Richards

Profession - Guitarist

Born - Dec 18,1943


Ken Norton

Profession - Boxer

Born - Aug 09,1943

Died - Sep 18,2013


Lech Wałęsa

Profession -

Born - Sep 29,1943


Little Eva

Profession - Pop Singer

Born - Jun 29,1943

Died - Apr 10,2003


Lynn Redgrave

Profession - Actress

Born - Mar 08,1943

Died - May 02,2010


Malcolm McDowell

Profession - Actor

Born - Jun 13,1943


Marty Schottenheimer

Profession - NFL Coach

Born - Sep 23,1943

Died - Feb 08,2021


Michael Palin

Profession - Comedian

Born - May 05,1943


Michael Spence

Profession - Economist

Born - Nov 07,1943


Mick Jagger

Profession - Rock Star

Born - Jul 26,1943


Newt Gingrich

Profession - Speaker of the House

Born - Jun 17,1943


Nolan Bushnell

Profession - Engineer

Born - Feb 05,1943


Oliver North

Profession -

Born - Oct 07,1943


Penny Marshall

Profession - Actor

Born - Oct 15,1943

Died - Dec 17,2018


Pervez Musharraf

Profession - General

Born - Aug 11,1943

Died - Feb 05,2023


R. L. Stine

Profession - Author

Born - Oct 08,1943


René Préval

Profession -

Born - Jan 17,1943

Died - Mar 03,2017


Robert Crumb

Profession - Cartoonist

Born - Aug 30,1943


Robert De Niro

Profession - Actor

Born - Aug 17,1943


Robert Lefkowitz

Profession - Physician

Born - Apr 15,1943


Roger Waters

Profession - Rock Bassist

Born - Sep 06,1943


1943 Sandra Haynie American

Sani Abacha

Profession -

Born - Sep 20,1943

Died - Jun 08,1998


Sharon Tate

Profession - Actress

Born - Jan 24,1943

Died - Aug 09,1969


Steve Miller

Profession - Rocker

Born - Oct 05,1943


Tommy John

Profession - Baseball Pitcher

Born - May 22,1943


Famous US Presidents

Joe Biden

Nov 20,1942 - Present


Donald Trump

Jun 14,1946 - Present


Barack Obama

Aug 04,1961 - Present


George W. Bush

Jul 06,1946 - Present


Bill Clinton

Aug 19,1946 - Present


George H. W. Bush

Jun 12,1924 - Nov 30,2018


Ronald Reagan

Feb 06,1911 - Jun 05,2004


Jimmy Carter

Oct 01,1924 - Present


Gerald Ford

Jul 14,1913 - Dec 26,2006


Richard Nixon

Jan 09,1913 - Apr 22,1994


Lyndon B. Johnson

Aug 27,1908 - Jan 22,1973


John F. Kennedy

May 29,1917 - Nov 22,1963


Dwight D. Eisenhower

Oct 14,1890 - Mar 28,1969


Harry S. Truman

May 08,1884 - Dec 26,1972


Franklin D. Roosevelt

Jan 30,1882 - Apr 12,1945


Herbert Hoover

Aug 10,1874 - Oct 20,1964


Calvin Coolidge

Jul 04,1872 - Jan 05,1933


Warren G. Harding

Nov 02,1865 - Aug 02,1923


Woodrow Wilson

Dec 28,1856 - Feb 03,1924


William Howard Taft

Sep 15,1857 - Mar 08,1930