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  Eero Aarnio
Finnish interior designer
07/21/1932
  Joaquín Achúcarro
Spanish classical pianist
11/01/1932
  Valdas Adamkus
Lithuanian president (1998–2003, 2004–2009)
11/03/1926
  Cindy Adams
American gossip columnist
04/24/1930
  Lee Adams
American lyricist, Broadway's Bye Bye Birdie, Applause
08/14/1924
  Jerry Adler
American actor, TV's Mad About You, The Sopranos
02/04/1929
  Lou Adler
American music and motion picture producer
12/13/1933
  Adonis
Syrian-born Lebanese poet and literary critic
01/01/1930
  Mario Adorf
Swiss-born German actor, The Tin Drum
09/08/1930
  Yaacov Agam
Israeli sculptor
05/11/1928
  Anouk Aimée
French actress, A Man and a Woman
04/27/1932
  Akihito
Japanese emperor (1989–2019)
12/23/1933
  Toshiko Akiyoshi
Japanese-born American jazz composer, arranger, and pianist
12/12/1929
  Buzz Aldrin
American astronaut, second person to walk on the Moon
01/20/1930
  Pierre Alechinsky
Belgian painter
10/19/1927
  Marshall Allen
American jazz saxophonist, member of the Sun Ra Arkestra
05/25/1924
  Lucine Amara
American opera singer
03/01/1925 (Some sources cite 1924)
  David Amram
American composer, arranger, and conductor
11/17/1930
  William Anders
American astronaut
10/17/1933
  Bud Anderson
American World War II triple ace fighter pilot
01/13/1922
  Harriet Andersson
Swedish actress, Through a Glass Darkly, Cries and Whispers
02/14/1932
  Claudia Andujar
Swiss-born Brazilian photographer and advocate for the Amazon's indigenous people
06/12/1931
  Ray Anthony
American bandleader and trumpeter
01/20/1922
  Iris Apfel
American interior designer and fashion icon
08/29/1921
  Alfonso Arau
Mexican actor and motion picture director, Like Water for Chocolate
01/11/1932
  Werner Arber
Swiss Nobel Prize-winning microbiologist
06/03/1929
  Bill Archer
American politician, Texas representative (1971–2001)
03/22/1928
  George Ariyoshi
American politician, Hawaii governor (1974–1986)
03/12/1926
  Jaime de Armiñán
Spanish motion picture director and screenwriter, Mi querida señorita, El Nido
03/09/1927
  Elliot Aronson
American social psychologist, author of The Social Animal
01/09/1932
  Fernando Arrabal
Spanish-born French playwright, novelist, and filmmaker, Viva La Muerte
08/11/1932
  Bob Arum
American boxing promoter
12/08/1931
  Michael Aspel
English newsreader, television and radio presenter, and talk show host
01/12/1933
  John Astin
American actor, TV's The Addams Family
03/30/1930
  David Attenborough
English naturalist and television host, Life on Earth
05/08/1926
  Frank Auerbach
German-born English painter
04/29/1931
  Hugues Aufray
French folk and pop singer and songwriter
08/18/1929
  Robert Aumann
German-born American/Israeli Nobel Prize-winning mathematician
06/08/1930
  Barbara Bain
American actress, TV's Mission: Impossible, Space: 1999
09/13/1931
  Carroll Baker
American actress, Baby Doll, Ironweed
05/28/1931
  James Baker
American government official, Secretary of State (1989–1992)
04/28/1930
  Janet Baker
English opera singer
08/21/1933
  Tom Baker
English actor, TV's Doctor Who
01/20/1934
  Joan Bakewell
English journalist and television presenter
04/16/1933
  Édouard Balladur
French prime minister (1993–1995)
05/02/1929
  Lynne Reid Banks
English writer, The L-Shaped Room, The Indian in the Cupboard
07/31/1929
  James Barnor
Ghanaian photographer
06/06/1929
  Barbara Barrie
American actress, Breaking Away, TV's Barney Miller
05/23/1931
  Peter Bart
American journalist, film studio executive, and editor, Variety
07/24/1932
  John Barth
American writer, Lost in the Funhouse
05/27/1930
  Bonnie Bartlett
American actress, TV's Little House on the Prairie, St. Elsewhere
06/20/1929
  Stanley Baxter
Scottish actor, comedian, and impressionist
05/24/1926
  Harold Becker
American motion picture director, The Onion Field, Sea of Love
09/25/1928
  Jean Becker
French motion picture director and screenwriter, Conversations with My Gardener
05/10/1933
  Louis Begley
Polish-born American writer, Wartime Lies, About Schmidt
10/06/1933
  Harry Benson
Scottish photographer
12/02/1929
  Robert Benton
American motion picture director and screenwriter, Kramer vs. Kramer, Places in the Heart
09/29/1932
  Alan Bergman
American songwriter, "The Way We Were", collaborator with spouse Marilyn Bergman
09/11/1925
  Marianne Bernadotte
Swedish actress, royal, and philanthropist
07/15/1924
  Raymond Berry
American football player and coach
02/27/1933
  Asha Bhosle
Indian playback singer
09/08/1933
  Dickie Bird
English cricketer and umpire
04/19/1933
  Paul Biya
Cameroonian president (1982–present)
02/13/1933
  Peter Blake
English pop artist, co-designer of the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover
06/25/1932
  Quentin Blake
English illustrator, Matilda, and children’s writer, Mister Magnolia
12/16/1932
  Hans Blix
Swedish politician and diplomat, United Nations weapons inspector (2000–2003)
06/28/1928
  Herbert Blomstedt
American-born Swedish conductor
07/11/1927
  Claire Bloom
English actress, Limelight, The Haunting
02/15/1931
  W. Michael Blumenthal
German-born American government official, Secretary of the Treasury (1977–1979)
01/03/1926
  Ann Blyth
American actress, Mildred Pierce, The Helen Morgan Story
08/16/1928
  Richard Bonynge
Australian conductor and pianist
09/29/1930
  John Boorman
English motion picture director, Deliverance, Hope and Glory
01/18/1933
  Rudy Boschwitz
German-born American politician, Minnesota senator (1978–1991)
11/07/1930
  Antoinette Bower
German-born American actress, The Evil That Men Do, TV's Neon Rider
09/30/1932
  Scotty Bowman
Canadian hockey coach
09/18/1933
  Barbara Taylor Bradford
English/American writer, the Emma Harte series
05/10/1933
  Nicholas Brady
American government official, Secretary of the Treasury (1988–1993)
04/11/1930
  Vance D. Brand
American astronaut
05/09/1930
  Maria Branyas
American-born Spanish supercentenarian, world's oldest validated living person
03/04/1907
  Tinto Brass
Italian motion picture director, Caligula, and screenwriter
03/26/1933
  Alfred Brendel
Czech-born Austrian pianist
01/05/1931
  Mel Brooks
American actor, screenwriter, and motion picture director, The Producers, Blazing Saddles
06/28/1926
  Betty Brosmer
American model, bodybuilder, and fitness expert
08/06/1929
  Hubie Brown
American basketball player, coach, and television analyst
09/25/1933
  Tony Brown
American journalist and television host, Tony Brown's Journal
04/11/1933
  Warren Buffett
American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist
08/30/1930
  Carol Burnett
American comedian and actress, Annie, TV’s The Carol Burnett Show
04/26/1933
  Kenny Burrell
American jazz guitarist
07/31/1931
  Ellen Burstyn
American Oscar-winning actress, The Exorcist, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
12/07/1932
  Alexander Butterfield
American White House aide, revealed existence of Nixon tapes during Watergate scandal
04/06/1926
  Dick Button
American Olympic gold medal-winning figure skater and skating analyst
07/18/1929
  Michael Caine
English actor, The Ipcress File, Alfie, Hannah and Her Sisters
03/14/1933
  Joseph Califano
American government official, Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare (1977–1979)
05/15/1931
  Marita Camacho Quirós
Costa Rican First Lady (1962–1966)
03/10/1911
  Ben Nighthorse Campbell
American politician, Colorado senator (1993–2005)
04/13/1933
  William Campbell
Irish-born American Nobel Prize-winning parasitologist
06/28/1930
  Roberto Capucci
Italian fashion designer
12/02/1930
  Fernando Henrique Cardoso
Brazilian president (1995–2002)
06/18/1931
  Lennart Carleson
Swedish mathematician
03/18/1928
  Estela De Carlotto
Argentinian human rights activist
10/22/1930
  Lou Carnesecca
American basketball coach
01/05/1925
  Joe Caroff
American graphic designer
08/18/1921
  Leslie Caron
French/American actress, An American in Paris, Gigi
07/01/1931
  Jimmy Carter
American president (1977–1981), humanitarian, and Nobel Peace Prize recipient
10/01/1924
  Terry Carter
American actor, Foxy Brown, TV’s McCloud, Battlestar Galactica
12/16/1928
  Raúl Castro
Cuban president (2008–2018)
06/03/1931
  Alain Cavalier
French motion picture director and screenwriter, Thérèse
09/14/1931
  Liliana Cavani
Italian motion picture director and screenwriter, The Night Porter
01/12/1933
  George Chakiris
American dancer and Oscar-winning actor, West Side Story
09/16/1932 (Some sources cite 1934)
  Violeta Chamorro
Nicaraguan president (1990–1997)
10/18/1929
  Barrie Chase
American dancer
10/20/1933
  Don Cherry
Canadian hockey player, coach, and sportscaster
02/05/1934
  Dominic Chianese
American actor, The Godfather Part II, TV's The Sopranos
02/24/1931
  Tsai Chin
Chinese actress, You Only Live Twice, The Joy Luck Club
09/01/1933
  Noam Chomsky
American linguist and political activist
12/07/1928
  Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat
French mathematician and physicist
12/29/1923
  Jean Chrétien
Canadian prime minister (1993–2003)
01/11/1934
  Seymour Chwast
American illustrator and graphic designer
08/18/1931
  Muazzez İlmiye Çığ
Turkish archeologist
06/20/1914
  Petula Clark
English singer, "Downtown", and actress, Finian's Rainbow
11/15/1932
  Bill Clay
American politician, Missouri representative (1969–2001)
04/30/1931
  Nick Clooney
American journalist, anchorman, and television host
01/13/1934
  Claude Cohen-Tannoudji
French Nobel Prize-winning physicist
04/01/1933
  Arthur Cohn
Swiss motion picture producer, The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
02/04/1927
  Rocky Colavito
American baseball player and coach
08/10/1933
  Robert Colbert
American actor, TV's The Time Tunnel
07/26/1931
  Dabney Coleman
American actor, 9 to 5, Tootsie
01/03/1932
  Eleanor Collins
Canadian jazz singer
11/21/1919
  Joan Collins
English actress, The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing, TV’s Dynasty
05/23/1933
  Ruth Johnson Colvin
American literacy activist
12/16/1916
  Maryse Condé
Guadeloupian novelist, Ségou, and playwright
02/11/1934
  Lou Conter
American World War II veteran, last survivor of the Pearl Harbor attack on the USS Arizona
09/13/1921
  Joan Ganz Cooney
American television producer, Sesame Street, The Electric Company
11/30/1929
  Leon Cooper
American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
02/28/1930
  Martin Cooper
American engineer, invented the first handheld cellular mobile phone
12/26/1928
  Robert Coover
American writer, The Public Burning
02/04/1932
  Mara Corday
American actress, Tarantula!
01/03/1930
  Elias James Corey
American Nobel Prize-winning organic chemist
07/12/1928
  Roger Corman
American motion picture producer and director, The Little Shop of Horrors
04/05/1926
  Mary Costa
American opera singer, voiced Princess Aurora in Disney's Sleeping Beauty
04/05/1930
  Costa-Gavras
Greek-born French motion picture director and screenwriter, Z, Missing
02/12/1933
  Bob Cousy
American basketball player and coach
08/09/1928
  Harvey Cox
American theologian
05/19/1929
  Jenny Craig
American entrepreneur, founder of Jenny Craig weight loss company
08/07/1932
  Michael Craig
English/Australian actor and screenwriter, The Angry Silence
01/27/1929
(Some sources cite 1928)
  Bruce P. Crandall
American Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient
02/17/1933
  Édith Cresson
French prime minister (1991–1992)
01/27/1934
  Frederick Crews
American literary critic, author of The Pooh Perplex
02/20/1933
  Annette Crosbie
Scottish actress, The Slipper and the Rose, TV's One Foot in the Grave
02/12/1934
  Kathryn Crosby (aka Kathryn Grant)
American singer and actress, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
11/25/1933
  John Dominic Crossan
Irish-born American theologian
02/17/1934
  Bill Crow
American jazz bassist
12/27/1927
  Patricia Crowley
American actress, TV’s Please Don't Eat the Daisies
09/17/1933
  John Cullum
American singer and actor, Broadway's Shenandoah, TV's Northern Exposure
03/02/1930
  Jon Cypher
American actor, Cinderella, TV's Hill Street Blues
01/13/1932
  Audrey Dalton
Irish-born actress, My Cousin Rachel, The Monster That Challenged the World
01/21/1934
  Mark Damon
American actor, House of Usher, and motion picture producer, 9½ Weeks
04/22/1933
  Barbara Dane
American folk, blues, and jazz singer and social activist
05/12/1927
  William Daniels
American actor, The Graduate, TV's St. Elsewhere, Boy Meets World
03/31/1927
  Bruce Davidson
American photographer
09/05/1933
  Clive Davis
American music executive and producer
04/04/1932
  Otis Davis
American Olympic gold medal-winning runner
07/12/1932
  Laurent de Brunhoff
French/American children's writer and illustrator, the Babar the Elephant series
08/30/1925
  Len Deighton
English writer, The IPCRESS File, Funeral in Berlin
02/18/1929
  Carmen de Lavallade
American dancer, choreographer, and actress
03/06/1931
  Carmen Dell'Orefice
American model
06/03/1931
  Alex Delvecchio
Canadian hockey player, coach, and manager
12/04/1931
  Robert H. Dennard
American electrical engineer, inventor of the one-transistor dynamic memory cell
09/05/1932
  Angie Dickinson
American actress, Dressed to Kill, TV's Police Woman
09/30/1931
  Bob Dishy
American actor, Lovers and Other Strangers, Brighton Beach Memoirs
01/12/1934
  Christoph von Dohnányi
German conductor
09/08/1929
  Charles Dolan
American media mogul, founded Cablevision and HBO
10/16/1926
  Lou Donaldson
American jazz saxophonist
11/01/1926
  Paul Dooley
American actor, Breaking Away, Popeye
02/22/1928
  Bob Dornan
American actor and politician, California representative (1977–1983, 1985–1997)
04/03/1933
  Vikki Dougan
American model and actress
01/01/1929
  Peggy Dow
American actress, Harvey, Bright Victory
03/18/1928
  Michael Dukakis
American politician, Massachusetts governor and 1988 Democratic presidential nominee
11/03/1933
  Robert Duvall
American Oscar-winning actor, The Godfather, Tender Mercies
01/05/1931
  Clint Eastwood
American actor and motion picture director, Unforgiven, Million Dollar Baby
05/31/1930
  Bernie Ecclestone
English business magnate, former chief executive of the Formula One Group
10/28/1930
  Barbara Eden
American actress, 7 Faces of Dr. Lao, TV's I Dream of Jeannie
08/23/1931
  Paul R. Ehrlich
American biologist and educator, co-author of The Population Bomb
05/29/1932
  Peter Eisenman
American architect
08/11/1932
  Kerstin Ekman
Swedish writer, Blackwater
08/27/1933
  Paul Ekman
American psychologist, pioneer in the study of nonverbal intelligence
02/15/1934
  Joycelyn Elders
American government official, Surgeon General (1993–1994)
08/13/1933
  Ramblin' Jack Elliott
American folk singer and musician
08/01/1931
  Jane Elliott
American educator and diversity trainer, originated the “blue eyes/brown eyes" exercise
11/30/1933
  Joe Engle
American astronaut
08/26/1932
  François Englert
Belgian Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist
11/06/1932
  Erró
Icelandic collage artist
07/19/1932
  Carl Erskine
American baseball player
12/13/1926
  Leo Esaki
Japanese Nobel Prize-winning physicist
03/12/1925
  Richard Estes
American painter
05/14/1932
  Daniel J. Evans
American politician, Washington governor (1965–1977) and senator (1983–1989)
10/16/1925
  Françoise Fabian
French actress, My Night at Maud's
05/10/1933
  Felicia Farr
American actress, 3:10 to Yuma, Kotch
10/04/1932
  Louis Farrakhan
American religious figure, leader of the Nation of Islam (1978–present)
05/11/1933
  Jules Feiffer
American cartoonist, playwright, and screenwriter, Carnal Knowledge
01/26/1929
  Barbara Feldon
American actress, TV’s Get Smart
03/12/1933
  Eddie Fenech Adami
Maltese prime minister (1987–1996, 1998–2004) and president (2004–2009)
02/07/1934
  Edward Field
American poet, Stand Up, Friend, With Me, and novelist
06/07/1924
  Vigdís Finnbogadóttir
Icelandic president (1980–1996)
04/15/1930
  Audrey Flack
American painter and sculptor
05/30/1931
  Kenneth Frampton
English architectural historian
11/20/1930
  Franz von Bayern
German duke, head of the former ruling family of the Kingdom of Bavaria
07/14/1933
  Antonia Fraser
English writer, Must You Go?: My Life with Harold Pinter
08/27/1932
  Michael Frayn
English playwright, Noises Off, and novelist, Headlong
09/08/1933
  Jerome Isaac Friedman
American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
03/28/1930
  Arthur Frommer
American travel writer and publisher
07/17/1929
  Art Fry
American scientist and inventor, co-creator of the Post-it Note
08/19/1931
  Athol Fugard
South African playwright, "Master Harold"...and the Boys, and director
06/11/1932
  Robert Fuller
American actor, TV’s Laramie, Emergency!
07/29/1933
  Eileen Fulton
American actress, TV’s As the World Turns
09/13/1933
  Sidney J. Furie
Canadian motion picture director, The Ipcress File, Lady Sings the Blues
02/28/1933
  Yvonne Furneaux
French actress, La Dolce Vita, Repulsion
05/11/1928
(Some sources cite 1926)

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