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BORN 1929

Turning 90 in 2019

Webmaster's Note: Individuals born in 1929 are not added to this page until they turn 90. 

  Gordon Moore
American businessman, co-founded Intel Corporation
01/03/1929
  Amitai Etzioni
German-born American sociologist
01/04/1929
  Terry Moore
American actress, Come Back, Little Sheba
01/07/1929
  Peter Dale Scott
Canadian-born poet, diplomat, and parapolitical researcher
01/11/1929
  Alasdair MacIntyre
Scottish-born philosopher
01/12/1929
  John Naisbitt
American futurist, author of Megatrends
01/15/1929
  Queen Ida
American zydeco accordionist
01/15/1929
  Jimmy Cobb
American jazz drummer
01/20/1929
  John Polanyi
German-born Canadian Nobel Prize-winning chemist
01/23/1929
  Benny Golson
American jazz saxophonist and composer
01/25/1929
  Jules Feiffer
American cartoonist, playwright, Little Murders, and screenwriter, Carnal Knowledge
01/26/1929
  Mohamed Al-Fayed
Egyptian business magnate
01/27/1929
  Claes Oldenburg
Swedish-born American sculptor
01/28/1929
  Isamu Akasaki
Japanese Nobel Prize-winning physicist
01/30/1929
  Jerry Adler
American actor, TV's Mad About You, The Sopranos, The Good Wife
02/04/1929
  Alejandro Jodorowsky
Chilean-born French motion picture director and screenwriter, El Topo
02/17/1929
  Patricia Routledge
English actress, TV's Keeping Up Appearances
02/17/1929
  Len Deighton
English writer, The IPCRESS File, Funeral in Berlin
02/18/1929
  James Hong
American actor, Big Trouble in Little China, Kung Fu Panda
02/22/1929
  Rebecca Schull
American actress, TV's Wings
02/22/1929
  Arnold Roth
American cartoonist and illustrator
02/25/1929
  Frank Gehry
Canadian/American architect
02/28/1929
  Bernard Haitink
Dutch conductor
03/04/1929
  Jan Howard
American country singer, "Evil on Your Mind"
03/13/1929
  Mort Drucker
American cartoonist, frequent contributor to Mad magazine
03/22/1929
  Yayoi Kusama
Japanese painter and sculptor
03/22/1929
  Mark Rydell
American motion picture director, The Rose, On Golden Pond
03/23/1929
  Claire Maurier
French actress, La Cage aux Folles, Amélie
03/27/1929
  Milan Kundera
Czechoslovakian-born French writer, The Unbearable Lightness of Being
04/01/1929
  Jane Powell
American singer, dancer, and actress, Royal Wedding, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
04/01/1929
  Poul Schlüter
Danish prime minister (1982-1993)
04/03/1929
  Ivar Giaever
Norwegian-born American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
04/05/1929
  Liz Sheridan
American actress, TV's ALF, Seinfeld
04/10/1929
  Max von Sydow
Swedish actor, The Seventh Seal, The Exorcist, Pelle the Conqueror
04/10/1929
  William Thornton
American astronaut
04/14/1929
  George Steiner
French-born American literary critic
04/23/1929
  Édouard Balladur
French prime minister (1993-1995)
05/02/1929
  Bernard Marcus
American businessman, co-founded Home Depot
05/12/1929
  Sam Nujoma
Namibian president (1990-2005)
05/12/1929
  Harvey Cox
American theologian
05/19/1929
  Harry Frankfurt
American philosopher, author of On Bullshit
05/29/1929
  Peter Higgs
English Nobel Prize-winning physicist
05/29/1929
  Norton Juster
American children's writer, The Phantom Tollbooth
06/02/1929
  Werner Arber
Swiss Nobel Prize-winning microbiologist
06/03/1929
  Billy Williams
English cinematographer, The Exorcist, On Golden Pond, Gandhi
06/03/1929
  Karolos Papoulias
Greek president (2005-2015)
06/04/1929
  James Barnor
Ghanaian photographer
06/06/1929
  John Turner
English-born Canadian prime minister (1984)
06/07/1929
  James McDivitt
American astronaut
06/10/1929
  E. O. Wilson
American sociobiologist
06/10/1929
  Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
Kuwaiti emir (2006-present)
06/16/1929
  Jürgen Habermas
German philosopher and sociologist
06/18/1929
  Bonnie Bartlett
American actress, TV's Little House on the Prairie, St. Elsewhere
06/20/1929
  Carolyn Shoemaker
American astronomer
06/24/1929
  Eric Carle
American children's writer and illustrator, The Very Hungry Caterpillar
06/25/1929
  Milton Glaser
American graphic designer and illustrator, created the "I ❤ NY" logo
06/26/1929
  Imelda Marcos
Filipino First Lady (1965-1986)
07/02/1929
  Arthur Frommer
American travel writer and publisher, founded the Frommer's series of travel guides
07/17/1929
  Dick Button
American Olympic gold medal-winning figure skater and skating analyst
07/18/1929
  Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie
French historian, author of The Peasants of Languedoc
07/19/1929
  Jack Higgins
English writer, The Eagle Has Landed, A Prayer for the Dying
07/27/1929
  Sid Krofft
Canadian-born American puppeteer and television producer, H.R. Pufnstuf
07/30/1929
  Lynne Reid Banks
English writer, The L-Shaped Room, The Indian in the Cupboard
07/31/1929
  Pat Cooper
American comedian and actor, Analyze This
07/31/1929
  Don Murray
American actor, Bus Stop, A Hatful of Rain, TV's Knots Landing
07/31/1929
  Don Larsen
American baseball player
08/07/1929
  Charles Moore
American Olympic gold medal-winning track and field athlete
08/12/1929
  Hugues Aufray
French singer and songwriter
08/18/1929
  X. J. Kennedy
American poet, Nude Descending a Staircase
08/21/1929
  Vera Miles
American actress, The Searchers, Psycho
08/23/1929
  Betty Dodson
American sex educator, author of Sex for One: The Joy of Selfloving
08/24/1929
  Irene Papas
Greek actress, Z, The Trojan Women
09/03/1929
  Bob Newhart
American comedian and actor, Elf, TV's The Bob Newhart Show, Newhart
09/05/1929
  Christoph von Dohnányi
German conductor
09/08/1929
  Dale Kildee
American politician, Michigan representative (1977-2013)
09/16/1929
  Stirling Moss
English racecar driver
09/17/1929
  Barbara Walters
American journalist and television personality, The Talk
09/25/1929
  Lata Mangeshkar
Indian playback singer
09/28/1929
  Kjell Askildsen
Norwegian writer, A Sudden Liberating Thought
09/30/1929
  Leroy Van Dyke
American country singer, "The Auctioneer", "Walk on By"
10/04/1929
  Richard Howard
American poet, literary critic, and translator
10/13/1929
  Fernanda Montenegro
Brazilian actress, Central Station
10/16/1929
  Violeta Chamorro
Nicaraguan president (1990-1997)
10/18/1929
  George Crumb
American composer, Echoes of Time and the River
10/24/1929
  Ronald Rosser
American Korean War Medal of Honor recipient
10/24/1929
  Joan Plowright
English actress, The Entertainer, Avalon, Enchanted April
10/28/1929
  June Squibb
American actress, About Schmidt, Nebraska
11/06/1929
  Eric Kandel
Austrian-born American Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist
11/07/1929
  Bobby Bowden
American football coach
11/08/1929
  Marilyn Bergman
American songwriter, "The Windmills of Your Mind", collaborator with spouse Alan Bergman
11/10/1929
  Hans Magnus Enzensberger
German essayist and poet
11/11/1929
  Ed Asner
American actor, Up, TV's The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant
11/15/1929
  Jerry Hardin
American actor, The Firm, TV's The X-Files
11/20/1929
  Don January
American golfer
11/20/1929
  Berry Gordy, Jr.
American entrepreneur, founded Motown Records
11/28/1929
  Joan Ganz Cooney
American television producer, Sesame Street, The Electric Company
11/30/1929
  Alain Tanner
Swiss motion picture director, Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000
12/06/1929
  Arnulf Rainer
Austrian painter
12/08/1929

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