Famous Birthdays on 30th March

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1135 - Maimonedes, philosopher (d. 1204)
1326 - Ivan II of Russia, Grand Duke of Muscovy (d. 1359)
1432 - Mehmed II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1481)
1640 - John Trenchard, English politician (d. 1695)
1674 - Jethro Tull, agricultural writer (Basildon), baptised
1681 - Pieter Snyers, Flemish painter/engraver
1687 - Johann Balthasar Freisslich, composer
1697 - John-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor
1719 - John Hawkins, England, wrote 1st history of music
1727 - Tommaso MFS Traetta, Ital's opera composer/band leader (Farnace)
1746 - Francisco Jose de Goya, Fuendetodos Spain, painter/etcher (Naked Maja)
1750 - John Stafford Smith, composer
1772 - Johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer
1790 - Joseph Smith, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1877
1804 - Salomon Sulzer, composer
1805 - Adrien de La Fage, composer
English Politician John TrenchardEnglish Politician John Trenchard (1640) 1811 - Angelo Catelani, Italian composer/conductor
1815 - Wincenty Studzinski, composer
1820 - Anna Sewell, British author (d. 1878)
1823 - Joseph Farmer Knipe, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1901
1824 - Innis Newton Palmer, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1825 - Samuel Bell Maxey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1895
1830 - Auguste Tolbecque, composer
1830 - Julius F A Bahnsen, German philosopher
1835 - Bernhard Scholz, composer
1836 - Karl Freiherr von Stumm-Halberg, German industrialist/politician
1842 - John Fiske, [Edmund Fisk Green], US historian/philosopher
1844 - Paul M Verlaine, France, lyric poet (Sagesse Bonbeur)
Artist and painter Vincent van GoghArtist and painter Vincent van Gogh (1853) 1853 - Vincent van Gogh, Groot-Zundert, Netherlands, artist, painter and pioneer of Expressionism (The Potato Eaters, Irises)
1857 - Leon Charles Thevenin, French telegraph engineer (d. 1926)
1864 - Franz Oppenheimer, German sociologist/politician
1865 - Heinrich Rubens, German physicist
1872 - Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, composer
1876 - Clifford Whittingham Beers, US, mental hygiene pioneer
1879 - Coen de Koning, Dutch ice skater (d. 1954)
1880 - Sean O'Casey, Ireland, playwright (Playboy of the Western World)
1882 - Melanie Klein, Austrian/British psycho analysis
1883 - Jo Davidson, US, sculptor (Woodrow Wilson, Walt Whitman)
1886 - Stanislaw Lesniewski, Poland, logician/mathematician
1887 - Albert P Termote, Flemish/Dutch sculptor (Charles the Great)
1888 - Anna Q Nilsson, Sweden, actress (Shenandoah, Uncle Tom's Cabin)
1891 - Jan B Cammans, Flemish actor (Brothers Karamazov)
1892 - Erwin Panofsky, German/US art historian
1892 - Fortunato Depero, Italian artist (d. 1960)
1892 - Erhard Milch, German field marshal (d. 1972)
1894 - Sergei Ilyushin, Russian airplane builder (Ilyushin)
1895 - Jean Giono, French writer (World Chant)
1898 - Heinz Risse, writer
1898 - Joyce Carey, English actress (Black Windmill)
1899 - Irving Thalberg, US producer (MGM)
1899 - Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, well known Bengali writer (d. 1970)
1902 - Brooke Astor, American philanthropist (d. 2007)
1902 - Ted Heath, British musician and band leader (d. 1969)
1903 - Countee Cullen, US poet (Color, Ballad of the Brown Girl)
1903 - Sol C Siegel, US, producer (High Society, Gentlemen prefer blondes)
1903 - Joy Ridderhof, American missionary (d. 1984)
1904 - Akarova, [Marguerite Acarin], Belgian dancer (Les Biches)
1904 - Ripper Collins, baseball player (d. 1970)
1905 - Mikio Oda, Japan, triple jumper (Olympic-gold-1928)
1905 - Albert Pierrepoint, English executioner (d. 1992)
1907 - Friedrich August Freiherr von der Heydte, German Luftwaffe Officer (d. 1994)
1908 - Camille Schmit, composer
1908 - Kurt Bruggemann, composer
1908 - Leslie O'Brien "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith, Chinese cricket bowler
1909 - Ernst Gombrich, OM/FBA/director (Warburg Institute)
1910 - Józef Marcinkiewicz, mathematician (d. 1940)
1911 - Dennis Gomm, musician
1912 - Andrew Rodger Waterson, scholar/naturalist
1912 - Jack Cowie, cricketer (successful NZ fast bowler either side of WWII)
1913 - Frankie Laine, Chicago Ill, actor (Frankie Laine Show, Rawhide)
1913 - Gottfried Reinhardt, theatre producer
1913 - Richard Helms, CIA head (1966-73)
1913 - Marc Davis, American animator (d. 2000)
1913 - Censu Tabone, President of Malta, (d. 2012)
1914 - Sonny Boy Williamson, [John Lee], blues musician (Down & Out Blues)
1917 - Els Aarne, composer
1917 - Herbert Anderson, actor (Henry-Dennis The Menace)
1917 - Rudolf Bruci, composer
1918 - John Gray, FRS/marine biologist
1918 - Joseph Allen Jr, Boston MA, actor (Death of a Champion)
1919 - McGeorge Bundy, Boston, national security adviser (JFK)
1919 - Ramsay Ames, actress (G-Men Never Forget, Ali Baba & 40 Thieves)
1921 - Countess of Sutherland, English great land owner/multi-millionaire
1921 - Kan Ishii, composer
1921 - Oto Ferenczy, composer
1922 - German Germanovich Galinin, composer
1922 - J F Coates, naval architect
1922 - Peter Jona Korn, composer
1922 - Turhan Bey, Vienna Austria, actor (Dragon Seed, Ali Baba & 40 Thieves)
1923 - Herbert Asmodi, writer
1923 - Milton Acorn, Canadian poet (d. 1986)
1924 - Milko Kelemen, composer
1925 - Ivo Malek, composer
1925 - John Wells, MP
1926 - John Heddle Nash, singer
1926 - Lord Rayner [Derek Rayner], Norwich, Norfolk, English businessman and chief executive (Marks & Spencer)
1926 - Ray McAnally, Ireland, actor (My Left Foot, Empire State, Sicilian)
1926 - Werner Torkanowsky, Berlin Germany, conductor (New Orleans Symph)
1927 - Lord Armstrong of Ilminster [Robert Armstrong], British life peer
1927 - Peter Marshall, Huntington WV, TV game show host (Hollywood Squares)
1927 - Wally Grout, cricketer (great Aussie wicket-keeper)
1928 - Diether de la Motte, composer
1928 - Richard Trant, Brit general
1928 - Tom Sharpe, English historian/author (Riotous Assembly, Want), (d. 2013)
1929 - Richard Dysart, Brighton Mass, actor (Leland MacKenzie-LA Law)
1929 - Shirley Stoler, Brooklyn NY, actress (Frankenhooker, 7 Beauties)
1930 - Lord Browne-Wilkinson [Nicolas Christopher Henry Browne-Wilkinson], Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (UK)
1930 - David Staple, joint pres (Council of Churches for Brit & Ireland)
1930 - John Astin, Balt Md, actor (I'm Dickens He's Fenster, Addams Family)
1930 - Rolf Harris, Australian/British cartoonist
1931 - Aleksey Vasilyevich Sorokin, Russian cosmonaut
1931 - Harold Burrage, US singer/pianist (Hi Yo Silver)
1931 - Sandor Szokolay, composer
1932 - A J Zuckerman, Dean (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine)
1932 - Ted Morgan, Swiss-born writer
1933 - Jean-Claude Brialy, Aumale Algeria, actor (Circle of Love, Cousins)
1934 - Lord Tanlaw [Simon Mackay], crossbench member of the House of Lords
1935 - Alan Jackson, CEO (BTR)
1935 - Gordon Mumma, composer
1935 - John Charles Eaton, composer
1935 - Karl Berger, German musicologist and musician
1936 - Mark Burns, British director (Juggernaut)
1936 - Richard Baker, Santa Fe NM, Zen teacher (Dharma Sangha)
1937 - J S Jennings, CEO (Shell Transport & Trading Co)
1937 - Jay W Macintosh, Gainesville Ga, actress (Sons & Daughters)
1937 - Lord MacLaurin of Knebworth [Ian MacLaurin], Blackheath, Kent, British businessman and chairman (Vodafone)
1937 - Warren Beatty, Richmond Va, actor (Bonnie & Clyde,Shampoo, Dick Tracy)
1938 - Martin Dunne, Lord-Lt (Warwickshire)
1940 - Jerry Lucas, Middletown OH, NBA center (Oly-gold-60, NY Knicks)
1940 - Norman Gifford, cricketer (respected England slow left-armer 1964-73)
1941 - Brendan O'Friel, CEO (Prison Governors Association)
1941 - Robert C Smith, (Rep-R-NH, 1985- )
1941 - Ron Johnston, Vice-Chancellor (Essex U)
1941 - Sven Hamrin, Sweden, road race cycler (Olympic-bronze-1964)
1941 - Bob Smith, former American politician
1942 - George Esson, Chief Constable (Dumfries & Galloway)
1942 - Graeme Edge, England, rock drummer (Moody Blues-Your Wildest Dreams)
1943 - Bob Blewett, cricketer (father of Greg South Aust batsman 1975-79)
1943 - Ken Forssi, American musician (Love) (d. 1998)
1944 - Gerrit Komrij, Dutch poet/essayist (Happy Schizo)
1945 - Eric Clapton, Ripley England, singer/guitarist (Tears in Heaven)
1947 - Ryszard Kotla, Polish travel writer and activist, tour guide, journalist, academic teacher, engineer
1948 - Dave Ball, rocker (Procul Harum)
1948 - Jim Dandy Mangrum, vocalist (Black Oak Arkansas-Jim Dandy)
1948 - Justin Deas, Penn, actor (Dream Lover, Montana, Intimate Strangers)
1948 - M A King, FBA, economist
1948 - Nigel Jones, British MP
1949 - Leslie Joan Corn, theatre producer/director/writer
1949 - Sue Cook, British broadcaster
1949 - Naomi Sims, American fashion model and businesswoman
1949 - Liza Frulla, Quebec politician
1950 - Dave McCurdy, (Rep-D-OK, 1981- )
1950 - Eugene Bowen, composer (Wonder's Edge)
1950 - Rupert Greenall, rock keyboardist (Fixx)
1950 - Robbie Coltrane, Scottish actor and comedian
1951 - John Gosden, racehorse trainer
1951 - Yves Séguin, Quebec politician
1952 - Peter Knights, Australian footballer and coach
1953 - Cydney Bernard, American film producer
1955 - Randy Vanwarmer, Denver, vocalist (Just When I Needed You Most)
1956 - Bill Butler, Scottish politician
1957 - Elena V Kondakova, Moscow Russia, cosmonaut (STS 84)
1957 - Paul Reiser, NYC, actor (My 2 Dads, Diner, Aliens, Mad About You)
1957 - Yelena Vladimirovna Kondakova, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM 20, STS 84)
1958 - Joseph Paul Sindelar, Ft Knox KY, PGA golfer (BC Open-1985, 87)
1958 - Maurice LaMarche, Canadian voice actor
1959 - Daniel Seifried, Kitchener Ont, Canadia Tour golfer (1981 Thunder Bay)
1959 - Peter Ellis, convicted child abuser
1959 - Sabine Meyer, German clarinetist
1960 - William D Johnson, US alpine skier
1961 - Doug Wickenheiser, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1999)
1962 - M C Hammer, [Stanley Kirk Burrell], Oakland Ca, rapper (Hammer Time)
1962 - Bil Dwyer, American actor
1963 - Jenny Lidback, Lima Peru, LPGA golfer (1995 du Maurier Ltd Classic)
1963 - Lomas Brown, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions, Arizona Cardinals)
1963 - Eli-Eri Moura, Brazilian composer and conductor
1964 - Corey Millen, Cloquet, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
1964 - Dave Ellett, Cleveland, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1964 - Tracy Chapman, US singer/songwriter (Freedom Now, I Got a Fast Car)
1964 - Vlado Bozinovski, Australian former footballer
1964 - Ian Ziering, American actor
1965 - Karel Novacek, Prostejov Czech, tennis star (1994 Hilversum)
1965 - Piers Morgan, editor (Daily Mirror)
1966 - Joey Castillo, American drummer (Queens of the Stone Age)
1966 - Efstratios Grivas, Greek chess grandmaster and author
1967 - Ian Ziering, West Orange NJ, actor (Steve Sanders-Beverly Hills 90210)
1967 - Julie Richardson, Auckland NZ, tennis star (1992 Futures-Canberra)
1967 - Hayashibara Megumi, Japanese voice actress and singer
Singer Celine DionSinger Celine Dion (1968) 1968 - Celine Dion, Quebec Canada, singer (I'm Your Woman)
1968 - Donna D'Errico, Dothan AL, playmate (Sep, 1995)
1969 - Marco Foddis, pop drummer (Pestilence)
1969 - Mark Astley, Calgary, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
1970 - George Coghill, WLAF safety (Scottish Claymores)
1970 - Mark Consuelos, Zaragosa Spain, actor (Mateo Santos-All My Children)
1970 - Shane Bertsch, Denver CO, Nike golfer (1994 Permina Basin Open-14th)
1970 - Secretariat, American racehorse and 1973 triple crown winner (d. 1989)
1971 - Mari Holden, Milwaukee Wisc, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1972 - Brenden Stai, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1972 - Matt Joyce, NFL/WLAF guard/tackle (Cardinals, Seahawks, Claymores)
1972 - Peggy Zlotkowski, Miss France-Universe (1989)

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