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BORN 1928

Turning 90 in 2018

Webmaster's Note: Individuals born in 1928 are not added to this page until they turn 90.

  Walter Mondale
American vice president (1977-1981) and 1984 Democratic presidential nominee
01/05/1928
  Slade Gorton
American politician, Washington senator (1981-1987, 1989-2001)
01/08/1928
  Sander Vanocur
American journalist and television correspondent
01/08/1928
  Judith Krantz
American writer, Scruples, Princess Daisy
01/09/1928
  Mitchell Ryan
American actor, Lethal Weapon, TV's Dharma & Greg
01/11/1928
(Some sources cite 1934)
  Lauch Faircloth
American politician, North Carolina senator (1993-1999)
01/14/1928
  William Kennedy
American writer, Ironweed, Roscoe
01/16/1928
  Birch Bayh
American politician, Indiana senator (1963-1981)
01/22/1928
  Desmond Morris
English zoologist and sociobiologist, author of The Naked Ape
01/24/1928
  Harold Prince
American theatrical producer and director, Cabaret, Company, Follies
01/30/1928
  Stuart Whitman
American actor, The Mark, TV's Cimarron Strip
02/01/1928
  Kim Yong-nam
North Korean government official, ceremonial head of state (1998-present)
02/04/1928
  Roger Mudd
American journalist and television correspondent
02/09/1928
  Conrad Janis
American jazz trombonist and actor, TV's Mork & Mindy
02/11/1928
  Tom Jones
American lyricist and librettist, The Fantasticks
02/17/1928
  Jean Kennedy Smith
American diplomat and philanthropist
02/20/1928
  Paul Dooley
American actor, Breaking Away, Popeye
02/22/1928
  Joss Ackland
English actor, White Mischief, The Mighty Ducks
02/29/1928
  Tempest Storm
American burlesque performer
02/29/1928
  J. Hillis Miller
American literary critic
03/05/1928
  Frank Borman
American astronaut
03/14/1928
  Christa Ludwig
German opera singer
03/16/1928
  Peggy Dow
American actress, Harvey, Bright Victory
03/18/1928
  Fidel Ramos
Filipino president (1992-1998)
03/18/1928
  Hans Küng
Swiss theologian
03/19/1928
  Bill Archer
American politician, Texas representative (1971-2001)
03/22/1928
  E. D. Hirsch
American educator and literary critic, author of Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know
03/22/1928
  Mark Rydell
American motion picture director, The Reivers, The Rose, On Golden Pond
03/23/1928
(Some sources cite 1929 or 1934)
  Byron Janis
American classical pianist
03/24/1928
  Jim Lovell
American astronaut
03/25/1928
  Cheikh Hamidou Kane
Senegalese writer, Ambiguous Adventure
04/02/1928 (Some sources cite 04/03/1928)
  Estelle Harris
American actress, the Toy Story film series, TV's Seinfeld
04/04/1928
  James Watson
American Nobel Prize-winning geneticist and biophysicist
04/06/1928
  Tom Lehrer
American singer, songwriter, and satirist
04/09/1928
  Marilyn Maye
American singer
04/10/1928
  Ethel Kennedy
American human rights activist and political figure, widow of Senator Robert Kennedy
04/11/1928
  Hardy Krüger
German actor, The Flight of the Phoenix
04/12/1928
  Cynthia Ozick
American writer, The Puttermesser Papers
04/17/1928
  Howard S. Becker
American sociologist, author of Outsiders
04/18/1928
  Richard Garwin
American physicist, helped design the first successful hydrogen bomb
04/19/1928
  William Klein
American-born French photographer and filmmaker
04/19/1928
  Frank Horvat
Italian photographer
04/28/1928
  Thomas Kinsella
Irish poet
05/04/1928
  Hosni Mubarak
Egyptian prime minister (1981-1982) and president (1981-2011)
05/04/1928
  Joseph Tydings
American politician, Maryland senator (1965-1971)
05/04/1928
  Yaacov Agam
Israeli sculptor
05/11/1928
  Yvonne Furneaux
French actress, La Dolce Vita, Repulsion
05/11/1928
  Burt Bacharach
American pianist and songwriter, "Alfie", "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head"
05/12/1928
  Manuel Lujan, Jr.
American politician, New Mexico representative (1969-1989), and Secretary of the Interior (1989-1993)
05/12/1928
  T. Boone Pickens
American oilman and investment manager
05/22/1928
  Mary Wells Lawrence
American advertising executive
05/25/1928
  Thea Musgrave
Scottish-born composer, Harriet, the Woman Called Moses
(Holds dual Scottish/American citizenship)
05/27/1928
  Agnès Varda
Belgian-born French motion picture director, Cleo from 5 to 7
05/30/1928
  Ruth Westheimer
German-born American psychosexual therapist and talk show host
06/04/1928
  Ed Fury
American bodybuilder and actor, Colossus and the Amazon Queen
06/06/1928
  James Ivory
American motion picture producer, director, Howard's End, and screenwriter, Call Me by Your Name
06/07/1928
  Charles Strouse
American composer, Broadway's Bye Bye Birdie, Applause
06/07/1928
  Gustavo Gutiérrez
Peruvian priest, pioneer of Latin American liberation theology
06/08/1928
  Lee Phillip Bell
American talk show host and soap opera creator, The Young and the Restless
06/10/1928
  Richard M. Sherman
American songwriter, "Chim Chim Cher-ee", collaborator with brother Robert B. Sherman
06/12/1928
  Annie Cordy
Belgian actress and singer
06/16/1928
  Jean-Marie Le Pen
French nationalist, founded and led the National Front political party (1972–2011)
06/20/1928
  Hans Blix
Swedish politician and diplomat, United Nations weapons inspector (2000-2003)
06/28/1928
  Line Renaud
French actress and singer
07/02/1928
  Juris Hartmanis
Latvian-born American mathematician and computer scientist
07/05/1928
  Pat Hitchcock
English-born American actress, Strangers on a Train, Psycho
07/07/1928
  Elias James Corey
American Nobel Prize-winning organic chemist
07/12/1928
  Nancy Olson
American actress, Sunset Boulevard, The Absent-Minded Professor
07/14/1928
  Patricia Wilde
Canadian-born American ballerina and ballet teacher
07/16/1928
  Pavel Kohout
Czech-born Austrian novelist, The Widow Killer, and playwright, Poor Murderer
07/20/1928
  Orson Bean
American actor, TV's Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, and game show panelist
07/22/1928
  Robert Bergland
American politician, Minnesota representative (1971-1977), and Secretary of Agriculture (1977-1981)
07/22/1928
  Leon Fleisher
American pianist and conductor
07/23/1928
  Bill Lee
American jazz musician and composer
07/23/1928
  Griselda Gambaro
Argentinian novelist and playwright, Information for Foreigners
07/24/1928
  Elliott Erwitt
French-born American photographer
07/26/1928
  Joseph Kittinger
American Air Force colonel, first person to conduct stratospheric space diving
07/27/1928
  James Randi
Canadian-born American magician, billed as "The Amazing Randi"
08/07/1928
  Bob Cousy
American basketball player and coach
08/09/1928
  Camilla Wicks
American violinist
08/09/1928
  Lina Wertmüller
Italian motion picture director, Swept Away, Seven Beauties
08/14/1928
  Nicolas Roeg
English cinematographer and motion picture director, The Man Who Fell to Earth, The Witches
08/15/1928
  Ann Blyth
American actress, Mildred Pierce, The Helen Morgan Story
08/16/1928
  Ara Güler
Turkish photojournalist
08/16/1928
  Herbert Kroemer
German Nobel Prize-winning physicist
08/25/1928
  Mangosuthu Buthelezi
South African politician and Zulu tribal leader
08/27/1928
  Osamu Shimomura
Japanese Nobel Prize-winning organic chemist and marine biologist
08/27/1928
  William M. Bass
American forensic anthropologist
08/30/1928
  George Maharis
American actor, TV's Route 66
09/01/1928
  Fumihiko Maki
Japanese architect
09/06/1928
  Jean Vanier
Canadian philosopher, theologian, and humanitarian
09/10/1928
  Earl Holliman
American actor, The Rainmaker, TV's Police Woman
09/11/1928
  Robert Irwin
American painter and sculptor
09/12/1928
  Dick Clark
American politician, Iowa senator (1973-1979)
09/14/1928
  Henry Silva
American actor, Ocean's Eleven, The Manchurian Candidate
09/15/1928

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