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  Helen Gallagher
American actress, TV's Ryan's Hope
07/19/1926
  Don Garlits
American race car driver
01/14/1932
  Jake Garn
American politician, Utah senator (1974–1993)
10/12/1932
  Richard Garwin
American physicist, co-designed the first successful hydrogen bomb
04/19/1928
  Mitzi Gaynor
American singer, dancer, and actress, South Pacific
09/04/1931
  Lloyd Geering
New Zealand theologian
02/26/1918
  Frank Gehry
Canadian/American architect
02/28/1929
  Ivar Giaever
Norwegian-born American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
04/05/1929
  Marla Gibbs
American actress, TV's The Jeffersons, 227
06/14/1931
  Terry Gibbs
American jazz vibraphonist
10/13/1924
  Johnny Gilbert
American television announcer, Jeopardy!
07/13/1928
(Some sources cite 1924)
  Walter Gilbert
American Nobel Prize-winning biochemist and physicist
03/21/1932
  Sheldon Glashow
American Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist
12/05/1932
  John Glen
English motion picture editor and director, For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy
05/15/1932
  Alexander Goehr
German-born English composer
08/10/1932
  Benny Golson
American jazz saxophonist and composer
01/25/1929
  Eugen Gomringer
Bolivian-born Swiss concrete poet
01/20/1925
  Jane Goodall
English primatologist and conservationist
04/03/1934
  Berry Gordy, Jr.
American entrepreneur, founded Motown Records
11/28/1929
  Kenneth Grange
English industrial designer
07/17/1929
  Lee Grant
American Oscar-winning actress, Shampoo, and documentarian
10/31/1925
(Birth year sources vary)
  Chuck Grassley
American politician, Iowa representative (1975–1981) and senator (1981–present)
09/17/1933
  Alan Greenspan
American economist, Chairman of the Federal Reserve (1987–2006)
03/06/1926
  Joel Grey
American Oscar-winning actor, singer, and dancer, Cabaret
04/11/1932
  Rosey Grier
American football player and actor, The Thing with Two Heads
07/14/1932
  Yuri Grigorovich
Russian dancer and choreographer
01/02/1927
  Stanislav Grof
Czech-born American psychiatrist, pioneer of transpersonal psychology
07/01/1931
  Sofia Gubaidulina
Russian composer, Offertorium
10/24/1931
  Richie Guerin
American basketball player and coach
05/29/1932
  John Gurdon
English Nobel Prize-winning developmental biologist
10/02/1933
  Hal Gurnee
American television director, Late Night with David Letterman
01/25/1925
  Gustavo Gutiérrez
Peruvian priest, pioneer of Latin American liberation theology
06/08/1928
  Jürgen Habermas
German philosopher and sociologist
06/18/1929
  Gene Hackman
American Oscar-winning actor, Bonnie and Clyde, The French Connection
01/30/1930
  Fred Haise
American astronaut
11/14/1933
  Glenn Hall
Canadian hockey player
10/03/1931
  Brett Halsey
American actor, Return of the Fly, The Godfather Part III
06/20/1933
  Lee H. Hamilton
American politician, Indiana representative (1965–1999)
04/20/1931
  Sheila Hancock
English actress, TV's Bedtime
02/22/1933
  Jerry Hardin
American actor, The Firm, TV's The X-Files
11/20/1929
  Fred Harris
American politician, Oklahoma senator (1964–1973)
11/13/1930
  Rosemary Harris
English actress, Tom & Viv, the Spider-Man film series
09/19/1927
  John Hart
American broadcast journalist
02/01/1932
  Klaus Hasselmann
German Nobel Prize-winning oceanographer
10/25/1931
  Don Hastings
American actor, TV's Captain Video and His Video Rangers, As the World Turns
04/01/1934
  Roy Hattersley
English politician, journalist, and historian
12/28/1932
  Roy Haynes
American jazz drummer
03/13/1925
  Jonathan Haze
American actor, 1960's The Little Shop of Horrors
04/01/1929
  Tippi Hedren
American actress, The Birds, Marnie
01/19/1930
  Patrick Hemingway
American literary editor, Ernest Hemingway's True at First Light
06/28/1928
  Dudley R. Herschbach
American Nobel Prize-winning chemist
06/18/1932
  Michael Heseltine
English politician, Deputy Prime Minister (1995–1997)
03/21/1933
  Darryl Hickman
American actor, The Grapes of Wrath, and television executive
07/28/1931
  Clint Hill
American Secret Service agent, shielded the Kennedys after the president was shot
01/04/1932
  Jack Hill
American motion picture director, Coffy, Foxy Brown
01/28/1933
  Carla A. Hills
American government official, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (1975–1977)
01/03/1934
  Mimi Hines
Canadian-born comedian and actress
07/17/1933
  E. D. Hirsch
American literary critic, author of Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know
03/22/1928
  Tony Hoare
English computer scientist
01/11/1934
  Jerzy Hoffman
Polish motion picture director and screenwriter, The Deluge
03/15/1932
  Nonny Hogrogian
American children's writer and illustrator, One Fine Day
05/07/1932
  Earl Holliman
American actor, The Rainmaker, TV's Police Woman
09/11/1928
  Bill Holman
American jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger
05/21/1927
  Gerald Holton
German-born American physicist and science historian
05/23/1922
  Jac Holzman
American music industry executive, founder of Elektra Records
09/15/1931
  James Hong
American actor, Big Trouble in Little China, Everything Everywhere All at Once
02/22/1929
  Marilyn Horne
American opera singer
01/16/1934
  Selim Hoss
Lebanese prime minister (1976–1980, 1987–1990, 1998–2000) and president (1988–1989)
12/20/1929
  Cissy Houston
American soul and gospel singer
09/30/1933
  Dolores Huerta
American labor leader and activist
04/10/1930
  Kathleen Hughes
American actress, It Came from Outer Space
11/14/1928
  Tommy Hunt
American soul singer, member of the Flamingos doo-wop group
06/18/1933
  Will Hutchins
American actor, TV's Sugarfoot
05/05/1930
  Dick Hyman
American jazz pianist and composer
03/08/1927
  Paul Ignatius
American government official, Secretary of the Navy (1967–1969)
11/11/1920
  Ion Iliescu
Romanian president (1989–1996, 2000–2004)
03/03/1930
  Luce Irigaray
Belgian-born French linguist, psychoanalyst, and feminist philosopher
05/03/1930
  James Ivory
American motion picture producer, director, Howard's End, and screenwriter, Call Me by Your Name
06/07/1928
  Ken Jacobs
American experimental filmmaker, Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son
05/25/1933
  Madhur Jaffrey
Indian-born actress, culinary writer, and television personality
08/13/1933
  Fredric Jameson
American Marxist theorist and cultural critic
04/14/1934
  Ned Jarrett
American race car driver
10/12/1932
  Ella Jenkins
American singer and songwriter, nicknamed "The First Lady of Children's Music"
08/06/1924
  Hayes Alan Jenkins
American Olympic gold medal-winning figure skater
03/23/1933
  Alejandro Jodorowsky
Chilean-born French motion picture director and screenwriter, El Topo
02/17/1929
  Knut Johannesen
Norwegian Olympic gold medal-winning speed skater
11/06/1933
  Jasper Johns
American painter and graphic artist
05/15/1930
  George E. Johnson, Sr.
American entrepreneur, founded Johnson Hair Care Products
06/12/1927
  J. Bennett Johnston
American politician, Louisiana senator (1972–1997)
06/10/1932
  Jennifer Johnston
Irish writer, The Old Jest
01/12/1930
  Betsy Jolas
French/American composer, A Little Summer Suite
08/05/1926
  Jonathan
Seychellois-hatched St. Helenian giant tortoise, world's oldest known living land animal
c. 1832
  Dub Jones
American football player
12/29/1924
  James Earl Jones
American actor, The Great White Hope, Star Wars
01/17/1931
  Parnelli Jones
American race car driver
08/12/1933
  Quincy Jones
American music producer, musician, and composer
03/14/1933
  Shirley Jones
American Oscar-winning actress, Oklahoma!, Elmer Gantry, TV's The Partridge Family
03/31/1934
  Sheila Jordan
American jazz singer
11/18/1928
  Jackie Joseph
American actress, The Little Shop of Horrors, TV’s The Doris Day Show
11/07/1933
  Marvin Kalb
American journalist
06/09/1930
  Eric Kandel
Austrian-born American Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist
11/07/1929
  John Kander
American songwriter, "Cabaret", "New York, New York", collaborator with Fred Ebb
03/18/1927
  Martin Karplus
Austrian-born American Nobel Prize-winning chemist
03/15/1930
  Nancy Kassebaum
American politician, Kansas senator (1978–1997)
07/29/1932
  Alex Katz
American painter and printmaker
07/24/1927
  Ágnes Keleti
Hungarian/Israeli Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast
01/09/1921
  Adrienne Kennedy
American playwright, Funnyhouse of a Negro
09/13/1931
  Ethel Kennedy
American human rights activist and political figure, widow of Senator Robert Kennedy
04/11/1928
  William Kennedy
American writer, Ironweed, Roscoe
01/16/1928
  X. J. Kennedy
American poet, Nude Descending a Staircase
08/21/1929
  Graham Kerr
English chef and television personality, The Galloping Gourmet
01/22/1934
  Margaret Kerry
American actress, model for Tinker Bell in Disney's Peter Pan
05/11/1929
  Joseph Kerwin
American astronaut
02/19/1932
  Terry Kilburn
English-born American actor, A Christmas Carol, Goodbye, Mr. Chips
11/25/1926
  Kim Yong-nam
North Korean government official, ceremonial head of state (1998–2019)
02/04/1928
  Don King
American boxing promoter
08/20/1931
  Peggy King
American pop singer and television personality
02/16/1930
  Nancy Kissinger
American socialite and philanthropist
04/13/1934
  Alexander Kluge
German writer and filmmaker, The Candidate
02/14/1932
  Hilary Knight
American illustrator, the Eloise book series
11/01/1926
  Marilyn Knowlden
American actress, Imitation of Life, Les Misérables
05/12/1926
  Alison Knowles
American sound and visual artist
04/29/1933
  Marianne Koch
German actress, The Devil's General, A Fistful of Dollars
08/19/1931
  Pavel Kohout
Czech-born Austrian playwright and novelist, The Widow Killer
07/20/1928
  Bernie Kopell
American actor, TV’s Get Smart, The Love Boat
06/21/1933
  Michael Korda
English-born novelist, biographer, editor, and publisher
10/08/1933
  Ted Kotcheff
Canadian motion picture director, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, Weekend at Bernie's
04/07/1931
  Philip Kotler
American marketing strategist, known as the father of modern marketing
05/27/1931
  Gene Kranz
American aerospace engineer, NASA's Chief Flight Director during Apollo 11 and Apollo 13
08/17/1933
  Sid Krofft
Canadian-born American puppeteer and television producer, H.R. Pufnstuf
07/30/1929
  Christiane Kubrick
German-born painter
05/10/1932
  Reiner Kunze
German writer and GDR dissident
08/16/1933
  György Kurtág
Hungarian composer
02/19/1926
  Yayoi Kusama
Japanese painter and sculptor
03/22/1929
  William Labov
American sociolinguist
12/04/1927
  Cleo Laine
English singer and actress, nicknamed "The Queen of Jazz"
10/28/1927
  Abbe Lane
American singer and actress
12/14/1932
  Anita Lasker-Wallfisch
German Holocaust survivor, member of the Women's Orchestra of Auschwitz
07/17/1925
  Phyllida Law
Scottish actress, The Winter Guest
05/08/1932
  Carol Lawrence
American actress and singer, Broadway's West Side Story
09/05/1932
  Mary Wells Lawrence
American advertising executive
05/25/1928
  James Lawson
American activist, minister, and educator
09/22/1928
  Peter Lax
Hungarian-born American mathematician
05/01/1926
  Frank Layden
American basketball coach and executive
01/05/1932
  David Lee
American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
01/20/1931
  Tsung-Dao Lee
Chinese-born American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
11/24/1926
  Tom Lehrer
American satirist and songwriter, "Poisoning Pigeons in the Park”
04/09/1928
  Julio Le Parc
Argentinian kinetic artist
09/23/1928
  Jean-Marie Le Pen
French nationalist, founded and led the National Front political party (1972–2011)
06/20/1928
  Philippe Leroy
French actor, The Night Porter, La Femme Nikita
10/15/1930
  Richard Lester
American motion picture director, A Hard Day's Night, Help!
01/19/1932
  William Leuchtenburg
American historian, author of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal
09/28/1922
  Sander Levin
American politician, Michigan representative (1983–2019)
09/06/1931
  Marv Levy
American football coach
08/03/1925
  Li Ka-shing
Hong Kong business magnate
06/13/1928
  Robert Jay Lifton
American psychiatrist, author of Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism
05/16/1926
  Hal Linden
American actor, TV's Barney Miller
03/20/1931
  Penelope Lively
English writer, A Stitch in Time, Moon Tiger
03/17/1933
  June Lockhart
American actress, TV's Lassie, Lost in Space
06/25/1925
  Tina Louise
American actress, God's Little Acre, TV's Gilligan's Island
02/11/1934
  Jim Lovell
American astronaut
03/25/1928
  Jerome Lowenthal
American classical pianist
02/11/1932
  Lisa Lu
Chinese-born American actress, The Joy Luck Club, Crazy Rich Asians
07/08/1927
  Peter Lupus
American bodybuilder and actor, TV's Mission: Impossible
06/17/1932
  Bob Lutz
Swiss-born American automobile executive
02/12/1932
  Alasdair MacIntyre
Scottish-born philosopher
01/12/1929
  Judith Magre
French actress, The Lovers, Elle
11/20/1926
  Mahathir Mohamad
Malaysian prime minister (1981–2003, 2018–2020)
07/10/1925
  Fumihiko Maki
Japanese architect
09/06/1928
  Burton Malkiel
American economist, author of A Random Walk Down Wall Street
08/28/1932
  Jan Malmsjö
Swedish actor, Scenes from a Marriage, and singer
05/29/1932
  David Malouf
Australian poet and novelist, The Great World
03/20/1934
  Imelda Marcos
Filipino First Lady (1965–1986)
07/02/1929
  Bernard Marcus
American businessman, co-founded Home Depot
05/12/1929
  Rudolph A. Marcus
Canadian-born American Nobel Prize-winning chemist
07/21/1923
  Peter Marshall
American pop singer and game show host, The Hollywood Squares
03/30/1926
  Ray Marshall
American government official, Secretary of Labor (1977–1981)
08/22/1928
  Wink Martindale
American game show host, Gambit, Tic-Tac-Dough
12/04/1933
  Lea Massari
Italian actress, L'Avventura, Murmur of the Heart
06/30/1933
  Mack Mattingly
American politician, Georgia senator (1981–1987)
01/07/1931
  Roddy Maude-Roxby
English comedian and actor, White Hunter Black Heart, TV's Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
04/02/1930
  Claire Maurier
French actress, La Cage aux Folles, Amélie
03/27/1929
  Charlie Maxwell
American baseball player
04/08/1927
  Elaine May
American comedian, motion picture director, screenwriter, playwright, and actress
04/21/1932
  John Mayall
English blues-rock singer and musician, frontman of the Bluesbreakers
11/29/1933
  Marilyn Maye
American jazz and pop singer
04/10/1928
  Federico Mayor Zaragoza
Spanish scholar and politician, Director-General of UNESCO (1987–1999)
01/27/1934
  Willie Mays
American baseball player and coach
05/06/1931
  Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow
Senegalese educator, UNESCO Director-General (1974–1987)
03/20/1921
  Mitzi McCall
American actress and comedian
09/09/1932
  Pete McCloskey
American politician, California representative (1967–1983)
09/29/1927
  James McEachin
American actor, Play Misty for Me, TV's Tenafly
05/20/1930
  Robert McGinnis
American painter and illustrator
02/03/1926
  Virginia McKenna
English actress, Born Free, and wildlife activist
06/07/1931
  Jack McKeon
American baseball manager and front-office executive
11/23/1930
  John McPhee
American journalist and writer, Annals of the Former World
03/08/1931
  Edwin Meese
American government official, Attorney General (1985–1988)
12/02/1931
  Larry Merchant
American boxing analyst
02/11/1931
  James Meredith
American civil rights activist, first African-American to attend the University of Mississippi
06/25/1933
  Helen Merrill
American jazz singer
07/21/1930 (Some sources cite 1929)
  Duane Michals
American photographer
02/18/1932
  J. William Middendorf
American government official, Secretary of the Navy (1974–1977)
09/22/1924
  Vera Miles
American actress, The Searchers, Psycho
08/23/1929
  Brenda Milner
English-born Canadian clinical neuropsychologist
07/15/1918
  George J. Mitchell
American politician, Maine senator (1980–1995)
08/20/1933
  Jürgen Moltmann
German theologian
04/08/1926
  Fernanda Montenegro
Brazilian actress, Central Station
10/16/1929
  Sara Jane Moore
American political extremist, attempted to assassinate President Gerald Ford
02/15/1930
  Terry Moore
American actress, Mighty Joe Young, Come Back, Little Sheba
01/07/1929
  Rita Moreno
Puerto Rican-born American Oscar-winning actress, West Side Story, TV's The Electric Company
12/11/1931
  Jane Morgan
American pop singer, "Fascination", "The Day the Rains Came"
05/03/1924
  Jaye P. Morgan
American pop singer, actress, and game show panelist
12/03/1931
  Joe Morgenstern
American film critic
10/03/1932
  Edgar Morin
French philosopher and sociologist
07/08/1921
  Desmond Morris
English zoologist and sociobiologist, author of The Naked Ape
01/24/1928
  Dick Motta
American basketball coach
09/03/1931
  Armin Mueller-Stahl
German actor, Avalon, Shine
12/17/1930
  Alice Munro
Canadian Nobel Prize-winning writer, Runaway
07/10/1931
  Tomiichi Murayama
Japanese prime minister (1994–1996)
03/03/1924
  Rupert Murdoch
Australian-born American newspaper publisher and media entrepreneur
03/11/1931
  David H. Murdock
American businessman, CEO of Dole Food Company
04/11/1923
  Frank Murkowski
American politician, Alaska senator (1981–2002) and governor (2002–2006)
03/28/1933
  Thea Musgrave
Scottish/American composer, Harriet, the Woman Called Moses
05/27/1928

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