Famous Birthdays for Year 1940 (Part 5)

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Months in Year 1940: January February March April May June July August September October November December

Birthdays 601 - 727 of 727

Oct 20th - Kathy Kirby, British singer
Oct 20th - Robert Pinsky, American poet and Poet Laureate of the United States
Oct 21st - Don Ritter, (Rep-R-PA, 1979- )
Oct 21st - Frances FitzGerald, NYC, journalist/author (Fire in the Lake)
Oct 21st - Geoffrey Boycott, cricketer (stoic England opener 1964-82)
Oct 21st - Julie Parrish, Middlesboro Ky, actress (Good Morning World, Capitol)
Oct 21st - Manfred Mann, [Michael Lubowitz], South Africa, rocker (Mighty Quinn)
Oct 21st - Osamu Watanabe, Japan, featherweight (Olympic-gold-1964)
Oct 23rd - Freddie Marsden, Liverpool, rock drummer (Gerry & The Pacemakers)
Oct 23rd - Pelé [Edson Arantes do Nascimento], Três Corações, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Brazilian footballer (Player of the Century - 1281 goals in 1363 games)
Brazilian Football Legend PeleBrazilian Football Legend Pele (Oct 23rd) Oct 24th - David Sainsbury, English billionaire/founder (Dutch Soc-Dem)
Oct 24th - F Murray Abraham, Pittsburgh PA, actor (Amadeus, Mad Man)
Oct 25th - Bobby Knight, college basketball coach (Indiana, Olympic-gold-1984)
Oct 26th - Mario Orosco, 1st victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (survives)
Oct 27th - Anthea Joseph, music producer
Oct 27th - Maxine Hong Kingston, US, author
Oct 27th - John Gotti, Bronx NY, mafia head of the Gambino family
Oct 28th - Gennadi Mikhailovich Strekalov, cosmo (Soyuz T-3, T-8, T-11, TM-21)
Gangster John GottiGangster John Gotti (Oct 27th) Oct 28th - Susan Harris, American television writer and producer
Oct 29th - Connie Mack, (Rep-R-FL, 1983- /Sen-R-FL)
Oct 29th - Galen Weston, English/Canadian industrial/multi-millionaire
Oct 29th - Frida Boccara, French singer (d. 1996)
Oct 29th - José Ulises Macías Salcedo, Catholic bishop
Oct 30th - Miguel Calderon-Gomez, Havana, basketball player (Olympic-bronze-1972)
Nov 1st - Ramesh Chandra Lahoti, Chief Justice of India
Nov 1st - Barry Sadler, American singer (d. 1989)
Nov 2nd - Gigi Proletti, Italian entertainer
Nov 3rd - Dieter Acker, composer
Nov 4th - Delbert McClinton, Lubbock Tx, singer (Gonna Find a Good Woman)
Nov 5th - Elke Sommer, [Elke Schletz], Berlin Germany, actress (A Shot in the Dark, The Oscar)
Nov 6th - Ruth Messinger, Manhattan Borough President and President of the American Jewish World Service
Nov 6th - Dieter F. Uchtdorf, LDS apostle
Nov 7th - Guido Provoost, Belgian historian
Nov 9th - Sergio Cervetti, composer
Nov 10th - Screaming Lord Sutch, rocker
Nov 11th - Barbara Boxer, (Rep-D-CA, 1983-92/Sen-D-CA, 1993- )
Nov 12th - Ria Lubbers, wife of Dutch premier Ruud Lubbers
Nov 12th - Michel Audet, Quebec economist and politician
Nov 12th - Jürgen Todenhöfer, German politician
Nov 13th - Jack Birkenshaw, cricketer (England off-spinner 1973-74)
Nov 13th - Joan Haanappel, figure skater/sports reporter
Nov 13th - Justine "Baby" Washington, US singer (Only Those in Love)
Nov 13th - Daniel Pilon, Canadian actor
Nov 14th - Freddie Garrity, rocker (Freddie & the Dreamers-I'm Telling You Now)
Nov 15th - Sam Waterson, Cambridge Massachusetts, American actor (Capricorn One, Heaven's Gate)
Nov 15th - Ulf Pilgaard, Danish actor
Nov 16th - Chris Balderstone, cricket batsman (England, belated faced WI in 1976)
Nov 17th - Luke Kelly, Irish folk music singer and banjo player
Nov 18th - Qaboos bin Sa'id, Sultan of Oman
Nov 19th - Alberto Villalpando, composer
Nov 20th - Helma Sanders-Brahms, Emden Germany, director (Apple Trees, Manoever)
Nov 21st - Dr. John [Rebennack], New Orleans, Louisiana, American vocalist (I Was in Right Place)
Nov 21st - Javed Akhtar, cricketer (Pakistani off-spinner took 0-52 in 1962 Test)
Nov 21st - Natalia Makarova, Leningrad, ballerina (Kirov)/defected 1970
Nov 21st - Richard Marcinko, American author
Nov 22nd - Terry Gilliam, Minneapolis, comedy author-animator (Monty Python)
Nov 23rd - Luis Tiant, Cuba, baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox, NY Yankees)
Nov 24th - Paul Tagliabue, commissioner (NFL)
Nov 24th - Wendell Morris Logan, composer
Nov 24th - Don Metz, American architect
Nov 24th - Eric Wilson, Canadian children's author.
Nov 25th - Percy Sledge, soul singer (When A Man Loves A Woman)
Nov 25th - Richard Furrer, Worgl Germany, astronaut (STS 22)
NFL Head Coach Joe GibbsNFL Head Coach Joe Gibbs (Nov 25th) Nov 25th - Joe Gibbs, Mocksville North Carolina, American football coach (Washington Redskins)
Nov 27th - Bruce Lee, [Lee Yuen Kam], SF California, karate star/actor (Green Hornet), (d. 1973)
Nov 27th - John Alderton, Gainsborough England, actor (Zardoz)
Nov 28th - Bruce Channel, rocker
Nov 28th - Clem Curtis, rocker
Nov 29th - Chuck Mangione, Rochester NY, jazz hornist (Chasing the Clouds Away)
Nov 30th - Glenn English, (Rep-D-OK, 1975- )
Dec 1st - Matthias Habich, actor (Straight to the Heart, A Corps Perdu)
Dec 1st - Mike Denness, cricketer (England batsman & captain mid-70s), (d. 2013)
Karate Star/Actor Bruce LeeKarate Star/Actor Bruce Lee (Nov 27th) Dec 1st - Richard Pryor, Ill, comedian/actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy)
Dec 1st - Ron Finn, Toronto, NHL linesman
Dec 2nd - Gerry Cheevers, NHL goalie (Bruin, longest undefeated streak-32 games)
Dec 2nd - Willie Brown, NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders)
Dec 3rd - Jeffrey R. Holland, American religious leader
Dec 4th - Freddy Cannon, [Picariello], Lynn Ma, rocker (Palisades Park)
Dec 4th - Gary Gilmore, American murderer (d. 1977)
Dec 5th - Boris Ignatyev, Russian footballer and manager
Dec 5th - Peter Pohl, Swedish writer
Dec 5th - Adrian Street, Welsh professional wrestler
Dec 6th - Steve Alaimo, Rochester NY, rocker (Mashed Potatoes)
Dec 6th - Lawrence Bergman, Quebec politician
Dec 7th - Kumar Shahani, writer/director (Kasbam Tarang, Maya Darpan)
Dec 7th - Stan Boardman, English comedian
Dec 8th - Graham Knight, rocker
Dec 8th - Jenny Linden, English actress (Hedda, Dr Who & the Daleks)
Dec 8th - Brant Alyea, American baseball player
Dec 9th - Sammy Strain, US singer (Imperials-Hurt So Bad)
Dec 10th - William Fred Dempster, Berkeley California, crew member (Biosphere 2)
Dec 11th - Donna Mills, Chicago, Illinois, American actress (Knots Landing, Incident)
Dec 12th - Dionne Warwick, East Orange NJ, singer (Solid Gold, Way to San Jose)
Dec 12th - Shirley Englehorn, LPGA golfer
Dec 12th - Sharad Pawar, Indian politician
Dec 13th - Edith Clever, Wuppertal Germany, actress (Parsifal, L'Adolescente)
Dec 13th - Steve Harmon, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Ens Pulver-Mr Roberts)
Dec 14th - Lex Gold, Scottish football administrator
Dec 15th - Nick Buoniconti, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)/sportscaster (NBC)
Dec 16th - Dimitri van Toren, Dutch vocalist/composer
Dec 17th - Kåre Valebrokk, Norwegian journalist
Dec 18th - Arnold Long, cricketer (prolific wicketkeeper for Surrey & Sussex)
Dec 18th - Bramwell Morrison, member of Sharon, Lois & Bram
Dec 19th - Phil Ochs, El Paso Tx, anti-war folk singer (Joe Hill, War is Over)
Dec 20th - Larry Willis, rock keyboardist (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
Dec 21st - Frank Zappa, Baltimore, rocker (Mothers of Invention, Catholic Girls)
Dec 21st - Paul, [Ray Hildebrand], Tx, singer (Hey Paula)
Dec 23rd - Eugene Record, US singer (Chi Lites-Give it Away)
Dec 23rd - Jorma Kaukonen, Wash DC, rock guitarist (Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna)
Dec 23rd - Robert Labine, French-Canadian politician
Dec 24th - Anthony Fauci, US health official
Dec 24th - Paul Tagliabue, NFL commissioner (1989- )
Dec 24th - Sharon Farrell, Sioux City, Iowa, American actress (Lori-Hawaii 5-0, Young & Restless)
Dec 25th - Frans Moor, Dutch MP (PvdA)
Dec 25th - Peter Brown, Chicago Il, rocker
Dec 26th - Harmen Siezen, Dutch TV-journal host
Dec 26th - Edward C. Prescott, American economist, Nobel laureate
Dec 27th - Jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver)
Dec 27th - Pete Brown, rocker
Dec 28th - Alvin Elliot Singleton, composer
Dec 28th - Lonnie Liston Smith, US jazz performer (Cosmic Echoes, Magic Lady)
Dec 29th - Brigitte Kronauer, writer
Dec 29th - Ed Buce, Keiser Ar, country singer (Texas)
Dec 29th - Peter Koelewijn, Dutch writer/vocalist (Come off that Roof)
Dec 30th - James Burrows, TV producer/director (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Cheers)
Dec 31st - Oleg Anatolyevich Yakovlev, Russian cosmonaut
Dec 31st - Mani Neumeier, German musician (Guru Guru)

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