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Dec 1 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York

Dec 1 Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic gold 1964)
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Dec 2 David Munden, British drummer (The Tremeloes), born in Essex Dec 2 Dave Munden, English rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England Dec 2 Wayne Allard, American politician Dec 3 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas Dec 5 Eva Joly, Norwegian-French magistrate and politician (Europe Écologie–The Greens), born in Grünerløkka, Oslo, Norway Dec 6 Mike Smith, English musician (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England (d. 2008) Dec 7 Göran Lennmarker, Swedish politician, born in Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden Dec 7 Bernard C. Parks, American politician and Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, born in Beaumont, Texas Dec 7 James Tate, American poet (Pulitzer Prize 1992), born in Kansas City Missouri (d. 2015) Dec 8 Patti Chandler, American actress (Bikini Beach), born in Culver City, California Dec 8 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision) Dec 8 Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester) Person of interest Jim Morrison Dec 8 Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Dec 9 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York


Dec 10 Jessica Cleaves, American singer and songwriter (The Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014) Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York Person of interest John Kerry Dec 11 John Kerry, US Secretary of State (2013-17) and 2004 presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, born in Aurora, Colorado

US Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry Dec 12 Dickey Betts, American guitarist (Allman Bros-Ramblin' Man), born in West Palm Beach, Florida Dec 12 Grover Washington Jr., American jazz saxophonist (Mr Magic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1999) Dec 13 Arturo Ripstein, Mexican film director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot), born in Mexico City Dec 13 Ferguson Jenkins, Canadian baseball pitcher (Red Sox), born in Chatham, Ontario Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London Dec 14 Frank Allen, English rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England Dec 15 Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968) Dec 15 Kathleen Blanco, American politician Dec 15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist Dec 16 Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies) Dec 16 Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), born in NYC< New York (d. 2018) Dec 16 Steven Bocho, American TV producer, co-creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law, NYPD Blue, born in New York City (d. 2018) Dec 17 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009) Dec 17 William Brooks, composer Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and composer Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven) Dec 18 Bobby Keys, American saxophonist, born in Slaton, Texas (d. 2014) Person of interest Keith Richards Dec 18 Keith Richards, English guitarist and songwriter (The Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Dec 19 William DeVries, American cardiothoracic surgeon (artificial heart), born in Brooklyn, New York Dec 19 Ross M. Lence, American political scientist (d. 2006) Dec 19 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016) Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)


Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, American actress (Gloria-Search), born in Albany, California Dec 21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire Dec 21 Jack Nance, American stage & screen actor (Rubbed Out), born in Massachusetts (d. 1943) Dec 21 Walter Spanghero, French rugby player, born in Payra-sur-l'Hers, France Dec 21 André Arthur, Canadian radio host & politician, born in Quebec City, Canada Dec 22 Paul Wolfowitz, American political scientist & diplomat, born in Brooklyn, New York City Dec 23 Derek Small, rocker (Spinal Tap) Dec 23 Harry Shearer, American actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva), born in Maurik, Netherlands Dec 23 Ross Edwards, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia Dec 23 Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- ), born in Heidelburg, Germany Dec 23 Stephen Wallace, Australian director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride), born in New South Wales, Australia Dec 23 Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician, born in Boksitogorsk, Russia Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress, born in Boardman, Ohio (d. 1987) Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, German actress (Ship of Fools), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 2003) Dec 24 Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, born in Helsinki, Finland Dec 24 Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death) Dec 25 Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), born in Auckland, NZ (d. 2008) Dec 25 Ravish Malhotra, India cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup) Dec 25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention) Dec 25 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Brazilian racing driver Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV) Dec 27 Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician Dec 28 Keith Floyd, English cook and restaurateur (Floyd on Fish), born in Reading, Berkshire (d. 2009) Dec 28 Charles "Chas" Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London, England Dec 28 Bobby Comstock, rocker Dec 28 David Peterson, premier of Ontario Canada (L) (1982- ), born in Toronto, Ontario Dec 28 Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90) Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005) Dec 29 Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band - Stagefright), born in Blayney, Ontario (d. 1999) Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch politician, born in Drenthe, Netherlands Dec 30 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer Dec 30 Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2002) Dec 31 Pete Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, England (d. 2010) Person of interest Ben Kingsley Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England

Actor Ben Kingsley Actor Ben Kingsley Person of interest John Denver Dec 31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

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Navigation Menu On This DayOn This Day CalendarSearch DECEMBER 1943 Famous People Born in December 1943 Home Birthdays by Year 1943 December DECEMBER BIRTHDAYS Famous Birthdays

Dec 1 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York Dec 1 Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic gold 1964) Dec 2 David Munden, British drummer (The Tremeloes), born in Essex Dec 2 Dave Munden, English rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England Dec 2 Wayne Allard, American politician Dec 3 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas Dec 5 Eva Joly, Norwegian-French magistrate and politician (Europe Écologie–The Greens), born in Grünerløkka, Oslo, Norway Dec 6 Mike Smith, English musician (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England (d. 2008) Dec 7 Göran Lennmarker, Swedish politician, born in Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden Dec 7 Bernard C. Parks, American politician and Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, born in Beaumont, Texas Dec 7 James Tate, American poet (Pulitzer Prize 1992), born in Kansas City Missouri (d. 2015) Dec 8 Patti Chandler, American actress (Bikini Beach), born in Culver City, California Dec 8 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision) Dec 8 Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester) Person of interest Jim Morrison Dec 8 Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Dec 9 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York


Dec 10 Jessica Cleaves, American singer and songwriter (The Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014) Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York Person of interest John Kerry Dec 11 John Kerry, US Secretary of State (2013-17) and 2004 presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, born in Aurora, Colorado

US Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry Dec 12 Dickey Betts, American guitarist (Allman Bros-Ramblin' Man), born in West Palm Beach, Florida Dec 12 Grover Washington Jr., American jazz saxophonist (Mr Magic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1999) Dec 13 Arturo Ripstein, Mexican film director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot), born in Mexico City Dec 13 Ferguson Jenkins, Canadian baseball pitcher (Red Sox), born in Chatham, Ontario Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London Dec 14 Frank Allen, English rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England Dec 15 Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968) Dec 15 Kathleen Blanco, American politician Dec 15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist Dec 16 Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies) Dec 16 Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), born in NYC< New York (d. 2018) Dec 16 Steven Bocho, American TV producer, co-creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law, NYPD Blue, born in New York City (d. 2018) Dec 17 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009) Dec 17 William Brooks, composer Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and composer Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven) Dec 18 Bobby Keys, American saxophonist, born in Slaton, Texas (d. 2014) Person of interest Keith Richards Dec 18 Keith Richards, English guitarist and songwriter (The Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Dec 19 William DeVries, American cardiothoracic surgeon (artificial heart), born in Brooklyn, New York Dec 19 Ross M. Lence, American political scientist (d. 2006) Dec 19 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016) Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)


Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, American actress (Gloria-Search), born in Albany, California Dec 21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire Dec 21 Jack Nance, American stage & screen actor (Rubbed Out), born in Massachusetts (d. 1943) Dec 21 Walter Spanghero, French rugby player, born in Payra-sur-l'Hers, France Dec 21 André Arthur, Canadian radio host & politician, born in Quebec City, Canada Dec 22 Paul Wolfowitz, American political scientist & diplomat, born in Brooklyn, New York City Dec 23 Derek Small, rocker (Spinal Tap) Dec 23 Harry Shearer, American actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva), born in Maurik, Netherlands Dec 23 Ross Edwards, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia Dec 23 Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- ), born in Heidelburg, Germany Dec 23 Stephen Wallace, Australian director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride), born in New South Wales, Australia Dec 23 Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician, born in Boksitogorsk, Russia Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress, born in Boardman, Ohio (d. 1987) Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, German actress (Ship of Fools), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 2003) Dec 24 Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, born in Helsinki, Finland Dec 24 Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death) Dec 25 Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), born in Auckland, NZ (d. 2008) Dec 25 Ravish Malhotra, India cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup) Dec 25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention) Dec 25 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Brazilian racing driver Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV) Dec 27 Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician Dec 28 Keith Floyd, English cook and restaurateur (Floyd on Fish), born in Reading, Berkshire (d. 2009) Dec 28 Charles "Chas" Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London, England Dec 28 Bobby Comstock, rocker Dec 28 David Peterson, premier of Ontario Canada (L) (1982- ), born in Toronto, Ontario Dec 28 Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90) Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005) Dec 29 Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band - Stagefright), born in Blayney, Ontario (d. 1999) Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch politician, born in Drenthe, Netherlands Dec 30 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer Dec 30 Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2002) Dec 31 Pete Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, England (d. 2010) Person of interest Ben Kingsley Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England

Actor Ben Kingsley Actor Ben Kingsley Person of interest John Denver Dec 31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

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Navigation Menu On This DayOn This Day CalendarSearch DECEMBER 1943 Famous People Born in December 1943 Home Birthdays by Year 1943 December DECEMBER BIRTHDAYS Famous Birthdays

Dec 1 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York Dec 1 Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic gold 1964) Dec 2 David Munden, British drummer (The Tremeloes), born in Essex Dec 2 Dave Munden, English rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England Dec 2 Wayne Allard, American politician Dec 3 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas Dec 5 Eva Joly, Norwegian-French magistrate and politician (Europe Écologie–The Greens), born in Grünerløkka, Oslo, Norway Dec 6 Mike Smith, English musician (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England (d. 2008) Dec 7 Göran Lennmarker, Swedish politician, born in Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden Dec 7 Bernard C. Parks, American politician and Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, born in Beaumont, Texas Dec 7 James Tate, American poet (Pulitzer Prize 1992), born in Kansas City Missouri (d. 2015) Dec 8 Patti Chandler, American actress (Bikini Beach), born in Culver City, California Dec 8 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision) Dec 8 Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester) Person of interest Jim Morrison Dec 8 Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Dec 9 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York


Dec 10 Jessica Cleaves, American singer and songwriter (The Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014) Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York Person of interest John Kerry Dec 11 John Kerry, US Secretary of State (2013-17) and 2004 presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, born in Aurora, Colorado

US Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry Dec 12 Dickey Betts, American guitarist (Allman Bros-Ramblin' Man), born in West Palm Beach, Florida Dec 12 Grover Washington Jr., American jazz saxophonist (Mr Magic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1999) Dec 13 Arturo Ripstein, Mexican film director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot), born in Mexico City Dec 13 Ferguson Jenkins, Canadian baseball pitcher (Red Sox), born in Chatham, Ontario Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London Dec 14 Frank Allen, English rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England Dec 15 Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968) Dec 15 Kathleen Blanco, American politician Dec 15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist Dec 16 Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies) Dec 16 Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), born in NYC< New York (d. 2018) Dec 16 Steven Bocho, American TV producer, co-creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law, NYPD Blue, born in New York City (d. 2018) Dec 17 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009) Dec 17 William Brooks, composer Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and composer Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven) Dec 18 Bobby Keys, American saxophonist, born in Slaton, Texas (d. 2014) Person of interest Keith Richards Dec 18 Keith Richards, English guitarist and songwriter (The Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Dec 19 William DeVries, American cardiothoracic surgeon (artificial heart), born in Brooklyn, New York Dec 19 Ross M. Lence, American political scientist (d. 2006) Dec 19 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016) Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)


Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, American actress (Gloria-Search), born in Albany, California Dec 21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire Dec 21 Jack Nance, American stage & screen actor (Rubbed Out), born in Massachusetts (d. 1943) Dec 21 Walter Spanghero, French rugby player, born in Payra-sur-l'Hers, France Dec 21 André Arthur, Canadian radio host & politician, born in Quebec City, Canada Dec 22 Paul Wolfowitz, American political scientist & diplomat, born in Brooklyn, New York City Dec 23 Derek Small, rocker (Spinal Tap) Dec 23 Harry Shearer, American actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva), born in Maurik, Netherlands Dec 23 Ross Edwards, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia Dec 23 Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- ), born in Heidelburg, Germany Dec 23 Stephen Wallace, Australian director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride), born in New South Wales, Australia Dec 23 Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician, born in Boksitogorsk, Russia Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress, born in Boardman, Ohio (d. 1987) Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, German actress (Ship of Fools), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 2003) Dec 24 Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, born in Helsinki, Finland Dec 24 Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death) Dec 25 Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), born in Auckland, NZ (d. 2008) Dec 25 Ravish Malhotra, India cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup) Dec 25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention) Dec 25 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Brazilian racing driver Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV) Dec 27 Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician Dec 28 Keith Floyd, English cook and restaurateur (Floyd on Fish), born in Reading, Berkshire (d. 2009) Dec 28 Charles "Chas" Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London, England Dec 28 Bobby Comstock, rocker Dec 28 David Peterson, premier of Ontario Canada (L) (1982- ), born in Toronto, Ontario Dec 28 Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90) Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005) Dec 29 Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band - Stagefright), born in Blayney, Ontario (d. 1999) Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch politician, born in Drenthe, Netherlands Dec 30 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer Dec 30 Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2002) Dec 31 Pete Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, England (d. 2010) Person of interest Ben Kingsley Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England

Actor Ben Kingsley Actor Ben Kingsley Person of interest John Denver Dec 31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

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Navigation Menu On This DayOn This Day CalendarSearch DECEMBER 1943 Famous People Born in December 1943 Home Birthdays by Year 1943 December DECEMBER BIRTHDAYS Famous Birthdays

Dec 1 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York Dec 1 Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic gold 1964) Dec 2 David Munden, British drummer (The Tremeloes), born in Essex Dec 2 Dave Munden, English rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England Dec 2 Wayne Allard, American politician Dec 3 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas Dec 5 Eva Joly, Norwegian-French magistrate and politician (Europe Écologie–The Greens), born in Grünerløkka, Oslo, Norway Dec 6 Mike Smith, English musician (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England (d. 2008) Dec 7 Göran Lennmarker, Swedish politician, born in Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden Dec 7 Bernard C. Parks, American politician and Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, born in Beaumont, Texas Dec 7 James Tate, American poet (Pulitzer Prize 1992), born in Kansas City Missouri (d. 2015) Dec 8 Patti Chandler, American actress (Bikini Beach), born in Culver City, California Dec 8 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision) Dec 8 Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester) Person of interest Jim Morrison Dec 8 Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Dec 9 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York


Dec 10 Jessica Cleaves, American singer and songwriter (The Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014) Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York Person of interest John Kerry Dec 11 John Kerry, US Secretary of State (2013-17) and 2004 presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, born in Aurora, Colorado

US Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry Dec 12 Dickey Betts, American guitarist (Allman Bros-Ramblin' Man), born in West Palm Beach, Florida Dec 12 Grover Washington Jr., American jazz saxophonist (Mr Magic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1999) Dec 13 Arturo Ripstein, Mexican film director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot), born in Mexico City Dec 13 Ferguson Jenkins, Canadian baseball pitcher (Red Sox), born in Chatham, Ontario Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London Dec 14 Frank Allen, English rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England Dec 15 Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968) Dec 15 Kathleen Blanco, American politician Dec 15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist Dec 16 Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies) Dec 16 Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), born in NYC< New York (d. 2018) Dec 16 Steven Bocho, American TV producer, co-creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law, NYPD Blue, born in New York City (d. 2018) Dec 17 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009) Dec 17 William Brooks, composer Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and composer Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven) Dec 18 Bobby Keys, American saxophonist, born in Slaton, Texas (d. 2014) Person of interest Keith Richards Dec 18 Keith Richards, English guitarist and songwriter (The Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Dec 19 William DeVries, American cardiothoracic surgeon (artificial heart), born in Brooklyn, New York Dec 19 Ross M. Lence, American political scientist (d. 2006) Dec 19 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016) Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)


Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, American actress (Gloria-Search), born in Albany, California Dec 21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire Dec 21 Jack Nance, American stage & screen actor (Rubbed Out), born in Massachusetts (d. 1943) Dec 21 Walter Spanghero, French rugby player, born in Payra-sur-l'Hers, France Dec 21 André Arthur, Canadian radio host & politician, born in Quebec City, Canada Dec 22 Paul Wolfowitz, American political scientist & diplomat, born in Brooklyn, New York City Dec 23 Derek Small, rocker (Spinal Tap) Dec 23 Harry Shearer, American actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva), born in Maurik, Netherlands Dec 23 Ross Edwards, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia Dec 23 Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- ), born in Heidelburg, Germany Dec 23 Stephen Wallace, Australian director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride), born in New South Wales, Australia Dec 23 Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician, born in Boksitogorsk, Russia Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress, born in Boardman, Ohio (d. 1987) Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, German actress (Ship of Fools), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 2003) Dec 24 Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, born in Helsinki, Finland Dec 24 Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death) Dec 25 Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), born in Auckland, NZ (d. 2008) Dec 25 Ravish Malhotra, India cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup) Dec 25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention) Dec 25 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Brazilian racing driver Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV) Dec 27 Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician Dec 28 Keith Floyd, English cook and restaurateur (Floyd on Fish), born in Reading, Berkshire (d. 2009) Dec 28 Charles "Chas" Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London, England Dec 28 Bobby Comstock, rocker Dec 28 David Peterson, premier of Ontario Canada (L) (1982- ), born in Toronto, Ontario Dec 28 Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90) Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005) Dec 29 Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band - Stagefright), born in Blayney, Ontario (d. 1999) Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch politician, born in Drenthe, Netherlands Dec 30 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer Dec 30 Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2002) Dec 31 Pete Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, England (d. 2010) Person of interest Ben Kingsley Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England

Actor Ben Kingsley Actor Ben Kingsley Person of interest John Denver Dec 31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

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Navigation Menu On This DayOn This Day CalendarSearch DECEMBER 1943 Famous People Born in December 1943 Home Birthdays by Year 1943 December DECEMBER BIRTHDAYS Famous Birthdays

Dec 1 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York Dec 1 Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic gold 1964) Dec 2 David Munden, British drummer (The Tremeloes), born in Essex Dec 2 Dave Munden, English rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England Dec 2 Wayne Allard, American politician Dec 3 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas Dec 5 Eva Joly, Norwegian-French magistrate and politician (Europe Écologie–The Greens), born in Grünerløkka, Oslo, Norway Dec 6 Mike Smith, English musician (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England (d. 2008) Dec 7 Göran Lennmarker, Swedish politician, born in Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden Dec 7 Bernard C. Parks, American politician and Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, born in Beaumont, Texas Dec 7 James Tate, American poet (Pulitzer Prize 1992), born in Kansas City Missouri (d. 2015) Dec 8 Patti Chandler, American actress (Bikini Beach), born in Culver City, California Dec 8 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision) Dec 8 Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester) Person of interest Jim Morrison Dec 8 Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Dec 9 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York


Dec 10 Jessica Cleaves, American singer and songwriter (The Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014) Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York Person of interest John Kerry Dec 11 John Kerry, US Secretary of State (2013-17) and 2004 presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, born in Aurora, Colorado

US Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry Dec 12 Dickey Betts, American guitarist (Allman Bros-Ramblin' Man), born in West Palm Beach, Florida Dec 12 Grover Washington Jr., American jazz saxophonist (Mr Magic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1999) Dec 13 Arturo Ripstein, Mexican film director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot), born in Mexico City Dec 13 Ferguson Jenkins, Canadian baseball pitcher (Red Sox), born in Chatham, Ontario Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London Dec 14 Frank Allen, English rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England Dec 15 Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968) Dec 15 Kathleen Blanco, American politician Dec 15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist Dec 16 Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies) Dec 16 Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), born in NYC< New York (d. 2018) Dec 16 Steven Bocho, American TV producer, co-creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law, NYPD Blue, born in New York City (d. 2018) Dec 17 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009) Dec 17 William Brooks, composer Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and composer Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven) Dec 18 Bobby Keys, American saxophonist, born in Slaton, Texas (d. 2014) Person of interest Keith Richards Dec 18 Keith Richards, English guitarist and songwriter (The Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Dec 19 William DeVries, American cardiothoracic surgeon (artificial heart), born in Brooklyn, New York Dec 19 Ross M. Lence, American political scientist (d. 2006) Dec 19 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016) Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)


Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, American actress (Gloria-Search), born in Albany, California Dec 21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire Dec 21 Jack Nance, American stage & screen actor (Rubbed Out), born in Massachusetts (d. 1943) Dec 21 Walter Spanghero, French rugby player, born in Payra-sur-l'Hers, France Dec 21 André Arthur, Canadian radio host & politician, born in Quebec City, Canada Dec 22 Paul Wolfowitz, American political scientist & diplomat, born in Brooklyn, New York City Dec 23 Derek Small, rocker (Spinal Tap) Dec 23 Harry Shearer, American actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva), born in Maurik, Netherlands Dec 23 Ross Edwards, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia Dec 23 Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- ), born in Heidelburg, Germany Dec 23 Stephen Wallace, Australian director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride), born in New South Wales, Australia Dec 23 Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician, born in Boksitogorsk, Russia Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress, born in Boardman, Ohio (d. 1987) Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, German actress (Ship of Fools), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 2003) Dec 24 Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, born in Helsinki, Finland Dec 24 Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death) Dec 25 Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), born in Auckland, NZ (d. 2008) Dec 25 Ravish Malhotra, India cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup) Dec 25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention) Dec 25 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Brazilian racing driver Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV) Dec 27 Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician Dec 28 Keith Floyd, English cook and restaurateur (Floyd on Fish), born in Reading, Berkshire (d. 2009) Dec 28 Charles "Chas" Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London, England Dec 28 Bobby Comstock, rocker Dec 28 David Peterson, premier of Ontario Canada (L) (1982- ), born in Toronto, Ontario Dec 28 Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90) Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005) Dec 29 Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band - Stagefright), born in Blayney, Ontario (d. 1999) Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch politician, born in Drenthe, Netherlands Dec 30 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer Dec 30 Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2002) Dec 31 Pete Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, England (d. 2010) Person of interest Ben Kingsley Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England

Actor Ben Kingsley Actor Ben Kingsley Person of interest John Denver Dec 31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

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Dec 1 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York Dec 1 Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic gold 1964) Dec 2 David Munden, British drummer (The Tremeloes), born in Essex Dec 2 Dave Munden, English rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England Dec 2 Wayne Allard, American politician Dec 3 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas Dec 5 Eva Joly, Norwegian-French magistrate and politician (Europe Écologie–The Greens), born in Grünerløkka, Oslo, Norway Dec 6 Mike Smith, English musician (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England (d. 2008) Dec 7 Göran Lennmarker, Swedish politician, born in Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden Dec 7 Bernard C. Parks, American politician and Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, born in Beaumont, Texas Dec 7 James Tate, American poet (Pulitzer Prize 1992), born in Kansas City Missouri (d. 2015) Dec 8 Patti Chandler, American actress (Bikini Beach), born in Culver City, California Dec 8 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision) Dec 8 Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester) Person of interest Jim Morrison Dec 8 Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Dec 9 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York


Dec 10 Jessica Cleaves, American singer and songwriter (The Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014) Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York Person of interest John Kerry Dec 11 John Kerry, US Secretary of State (2013-17) and 2004 presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, born in Aurora, Colorado

US Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry Dec 12 Dickey Betts, American guitarist (Allman Bros-Ramblin' Man), born in West Palm Beach, Florida Dec 12 Grover Washington Jr., American jazz saxophonist (Mr Magic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1999) Dec 13 Arturo Ripstein, Mexican film director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot), born in Mexico City Dec 13 Ferguson Jenkins, Canadian baseball pitcher (Red Sox), born in Chatham, Ontario Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London Dec 14 Frank Allen, English rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England Dec 15 Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968) Dec 15 Kathleen Blanco, American politician Dec 15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist Dec 16 Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies) Dec 16 Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), born in NYC< New York (d. 2018) Dec 16 Steven Bocho, American TV producer, co-creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law, NYPD Blue, born in New York City (d. 2018) Dec 17 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009) Dec 17 William Brooks, composer Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and composer Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven) Dec 18 Bobby Keys, American saxophonist, born in Slaton, Texas (d. 2014) Person of interest Keith Richards Dec 18 Keith Richards, English guitarist and songwriter (The Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Dec 19 William DeVries, American cardiothoracic surgeon (artificial heart), born in Brooklyn, New York Dec 19 Ross M. Lence, American political scientist (d. 2006) Dec 19 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016) Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)


Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, American actress (Gloria-Search), born in Albany, California Dec 21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire Dec 21 Jack Nance, American stage & screen actor (Rubbed Out), born in Massachusetts (d. 1943) Dec 21 Walter Spanghero, French rugby player, born in Payra-sur-l'Hers, France Dec 21 André Arthur, Canadian radio host & politician, born in Quebec City, Canada Dec 22 Paul Wolfowitz, American political scientist & diplomat, born in Brooklyn, New York City Dec 23 Derek Small, rocker (Spinal Tap) Dec 23 Harry Shearer, American actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva), born in Maurik, Netherlands Dec 23 Ross Edwards, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia Dec 23 Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- ), born in Heidelburg, Germany Dec 23 Stephen Wallace, Australian director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride), born in New South Wales, Australia Dec 23 Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician, born in Boksitogorsk, Russia Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress, born in Boardman, Ohio (d. 1987) Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, German actress (Ship of Fools), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 2003) Dec 24 Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, born in Helsinki, Finland Dec 24 Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death) Dec 25 Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), born in Auckland, NZ (d. 2008) Dec 25 Ravish Malhotra, India cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup) Dec 25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention) Dec 25 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Brazilian racing driver Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV) Dec 27 Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician Dec 28 Keith Floyd, English cook and restaurateur (Floyd on Fish), born in Reading, Berkshire (d. 2009) Dec 28 Charles "Chas" Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London, England Dec 28 Bobby Comstock, rocker Dec 28 David Peterson, premier of Ontario Canada (L) (1982- ), born in Toronto, Ontario Dec 28 Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90) Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005) Dec 29 Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band - Stagefright), born in Blayney, Ontario (d. 1999) Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch politician, born in Drenthe, Netherlands Dec 30 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer Dec 30 Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2002) Dec 31 Pete Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, England (d. 2010) Person of interest Ben Kingsley Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England

Actor Ben Kingsley Actor Ben Kingsley Person of interest John Denver Dec 31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

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Dec 1 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York Dec 1 Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic gold 1964) Dec 2 David Munden, British drummer (The Tremeloes), born in Essex Dec 2 Dave Munden, English rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England Dec 2 Wayne Allard, American politician Dec 3 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas Dec 5 Eva Joly, Norwegian-French magistrate and politician (Europe Écologie–The Greens), born in Grünerløkka, Oslo, Norway Dec 6 Mike Smith, English musician (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England (d. 2008) Dec 7 Göran Lennmarker, Swedish politician, born in Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden Dec 7 Bernard C. Parks, American politician and Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, born in Beaumont, Texas Dec 7 James Tate, American poet (Pulitzer Prize 1992), born in Kansas City Missouri (d. 2015) Dec 8 Patti Chandler, American actress (Bikini Beach), born in Culver City, California Dec 8 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision) Dec 8 Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester) Person of interest Jim Morrison Dec 8 Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Dec 9 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York


Dec 10 Jessica Cleaves, American singer and songwriter (The Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014) Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York Person of interest John Kerry Dec 11 John Kerry, US Secretary of State (2013-17) and 2004 presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, born in Aurora, Colorado

US Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry Dec 12 Dickey Betts, American guitarist (Allman Bros-Ramblin' Man), born in West Palm Beach, Florida Dec 12 Grover Washington Jr., American jazz saxophonist (Mr Magic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1999) Dec 13 Arturo Ripstein, Mexican film director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot), born in Mexico City Dec 13 Ferguson Jenkins, Canadian baseball pitcher (Red Sox), born in Chatham, Ontario Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London Dec 14 Frank Allen, English rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England Dec 15 Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968) Dec 15 Kathleen Blanco, American politician Dec 15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist Dec 16 Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies) Dec 16 Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), born in NYC< New York (d. 2018) Dec 16 Steven Bocho, American TV producer, co-creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law, NYPD Blue, born in New York City (d. 2018) Dec 17 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009) Dec 17 William Brooks, composer Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and composer Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven) Dec 18 Bobby Keys, American saxophonist, born in Slaton, Texas (d. 2014) Person of interest Keith Richards Dec 18 Keith Richards, English guitarist and songwriter (The Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Dec 19 William DeVries, American cardiothoracic surgeon (artificial heart), born in Brooklyn, New York Dec 19 Ross M. Lence, American political scientist (d. 2006) Dec 19 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016) Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)


Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, American actress (Gloria-Search), born in Albany, California Dec 21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire Dec 21 Jack Nance, American stage & screen actor (Rubbed Out), born in Massachusetts (d. 1943) Dec 21 Walter Spanghero, French rugby player, born in Payra-sur-l'Hers, France Dec 21 André Arthur, Canadian radio host & politician, born in Quebec City, Canada Dec 22 Paul Wolfowitz, American political scientist & diplomat, born in Brooklyn, New York City Dec 23 Derek Small, rocker (Spinal Tap) Dec 23 Harry Shearer, American actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva), born in Maurik, Netherlands Dec 23 Ross Edwards, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia Dec 23 Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- ), born in Heidelburg, Germany Dec 23 Stephen Wallace, Australian director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride), born in New South Wales, Australia Dec 23 Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician, born in Boksitogorsk, Russia Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress, born in Boardman, Ohio (d. 1987) Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, German actress (Ship of Fools), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 2003) Dec 24 Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, born in Helsinki, Finland Dec 24 Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death) Dec 25 Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), born in Auckland, NZ (d. 2008) Dec 25 Ravish Malhotra, India cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup) Dec 25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention) Dec 25 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Brazilian racing driver Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV) Dec 27 Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician Dec 28 Keith Floyd, English cook and restaurateur (Floyd on Fish), born in Reading, Berkshire (d. 2009) Dec 28 Charles "Chas" Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London, England Dec 28 Bobby Comstock, rocker Dec 28 David Peterson, premier of Ontario Canada (L) (1982- ), born in Toronto, Ontario Dec 28 Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90) Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005) Dec 29 Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band - Stagefright), born in Blayney, Ontario (d. 1999) Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch politician, born in Drenthe, Netherlands Dec 30 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer Dec 30 Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2002) Dec 31 Pete Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, England (d. 2010) Person of interest Ben Kingsley Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England

Actor Ben Kingsley Actor Ben Kingsley Person of interest John Denver Dec 31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

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Dec 1 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York Dec 1 Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic gold 1964) Dec 2 David Munden, British drummer (The Tremeloes), born in Essex Dec 2 Dave Munden, English rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England Dec 2 Wayne Allard, American politician Dec 3 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas Dec 5 Eva Joly, Norwegian-French magistrate and politician (Europe Écologie–The Greens), born in Grünerløkka, Oslo, Norway Dec 6 Mike Smith, English musician (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England (d. 2008) Dec 7 Göran Lennmarker, Swedish politician, born in Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden Dec 7 Bernard C. Parks, American politician and Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, born in Beaumont, Texas Dec 7 James Tate, American poet (Pulitzer Prize 1992), born in Kansas City Missouri (d. 2015) Dec 8 Patti Chandler, American actress (Bikini Beach), born in Culver City, California Dec 8 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision) Dec 8 Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester) Person of interest Jim Morrison Dec 8 Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Dec 9 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York


Dec 10 Jessica Cleaves, American singer and songwriter (The Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014) Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York Person of interest John Kerry Dec 11 John Kerry, US Secretary of State (2013-17) and 2004 presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, born in Aurora, Colorado

US Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry Dec 12 Dickey Betts, American guitarist (Allman Bros-Ramblin' Man), born in West Palm Beach, Florida Dec 12 Grover Washington Jr., American jazz saxophonist (Mr Magic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1999) Dec 13 Arturo Ripstein, Mexican film director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot), born in Mexico City Dec 13 Ferguson Jenkins, Canadian baseball pitcher (Red Sox), born in Chatham, Ontario Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London Dec 14 Frank Allen, English rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England Dec 15 Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968) Dec 15 Kathleen Blanco, American politician Dec 15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist Dec 16 Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies) Dec 16 Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), born in NYC< New York (d. 2018) Dec 16 Steven Bocho, American TV producer, co-creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law, NYPD Blue, born in New York City (d. 2018) Dec 17 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009) Dec 17 William Brooks, composer Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and composer Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven) Dec 18 Bobby Keys, American saxophonist, born in Slaton, Texas (d. 2014) Person of interest Keith Richards Dec 18 Keith Richards, English guitarist and songwriter (The Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Dec 19 William DeVries, American cardiothoracic surgeon (artificial heart), born in Brooklyn, New York Dec 19 Ross M. Lence, American political scientist (d. 2006) Dec 19 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016) Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)


Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, American actress (Gloria-Search), born in Albany, California Dec 21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire Dec 21 Jack Nance, American stage & screen actor (Rubbed Out), born in Massachusetts (d. 1943) Dec 21 Walter Spanghero, French rugby player, born in Payra-sur-l'Hers, France Dec 21 André Arthur, Canadian radio host & politician, born in Quebec City, Canada Dec 22 Paul Wolfowitz, American political scientist & diplomat, born in Brooklyn, New York City Dec 23 Derek Small, rocker (Spinal Tap) Dec 23 Harry Shearer, American actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva), born in Maurik, Netherlands Dec 23 Ross Edwards, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia Dec 23 Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- ), born in Heidelburg, Germany Dec 23 Stephen Wallace, Australian director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride), born in New South Wales, Australia Dec 23 Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician, born in Boksitogorsk, Russia Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress, born in Boardman, Ohio (d. 1987) Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, German actress (Ship of Fools), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 2003) Dec 24 Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, born in Helsinki, Finland Dec 24 Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death) Dec 25 Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), born in Auckland, NZ (d. 2008) Dec 25 Ravish Malhotra, India cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup) Dec 25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention) Dec 25 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Brazilian racing driver Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV) Dec 27 Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician Dec 28 Keith Floyd, English cook and restaurateur (Floyd on Fish), born in Reading, Berkshire (d. 2009) Dec 28 Charles "Chas" Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London, England Dec 28 Bobby Comstock, rocker Dec 28 David Peterson, premier of Ontario Canada (L) (1982- ), born in Toronto, Ontario Dec 28 Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90) Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005) Dec 29 Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band - Stagefright), born in Blayney, Ontario (d. 1999) Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch politician, born in Drenthe, Netherlands Dec 30 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer Dec 30 Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2002) Dec 31 Pete Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, England (d. 2010) Person of interest Ben Kingsley Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England

Actor Ben Kingsley Actor Ben Kingsley Person of interest John Denver Dec 31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

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Dec 1 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York Dec 1 Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic gold 1964) Dec 2 David Munden, British drummer (The Tremeloes), born in Essex Dec 2 Dave Munden, English rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England Dec 2 Wayne Allard, American politician Dec 3 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas Dec 5 Eva Joly, Norwegian-French magistrate and politician (Europe Écologie–The Greens), born in Grünerløkka, Oslo, Norway Dec 6 Mike Smith, English musician (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England (d. 2008) Dec 7 Göran Lennmarker, Swedish politician, born in Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden Dec 7 Bernard C. Parks, American politician and Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, born in Beaumont, Texas Dec 7 James Tate, American poet (Pulitzer Prize 1992), born in Kansas City Missouri (d. 2015) Dec 8 Patti Chandler, American actress (Bikini Beach), born in Culver City, California Dec 8 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision) Dec 8 Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester) Person of interest Jim Morrison Dec 8 Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Dec 9 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York


Dec 10 Jessica Cleaves, American singer and songwriter (The Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014) Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York Person of interest John Kerry Dec 11 John Kerry, US Secretary of State (2013-17) and 2004 presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, born in Aurora, Colorado

US Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry Dec 12 Dickey Betts, American guitarist (Allman Bros-Ramblin' Man), born in West Palm Beach, Florida Dec 12 Grover Washington Jr., American jazz saxophonist (Mr Magic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1999) Dec 13 Arturo Ripstein, Mexican film director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot), born in Mexico City Dec 13 Ferguson Jenkins, Canadian baseball pitcher (Red Sox), born in Chatham, Ontario Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London Dec 14 Frank Allen, English rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England Dec 15 Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968) Dec 15 Kathleen Blanco, American politician Dec 15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist Dec 16 Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies) Dec 16 Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), born in NYC< New York (d. 2018) Dec 16 Steven Bocho, American TV producer, co-creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law, NYPD Blue, born in New York City (d. 2018) Dec 17 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009) Dec 17 William Brooks, composer Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and composer Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven) Dec 18 Bobby Keys, American saxophonist, born in Slaton, Texas (d. 2014) Person of interest Keith Richards Dec 18 Keith Richards, English guitarist and songwriter (The Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Dec 19 William DeVries, American cardiothoracic surgeon (artificial heart), born in Brooklyn, New York Dec 19 Ross M. Lence, American political scientist (d. 2006) Dec 19 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016) Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)


Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, American actress (Gloria-Search), born in Albany, California Dec 21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire Dec 21 Jack Nance, American stage & screen actor (Rubbed Out), born in Massachusetts (d. 1943) Dec 21 Walter Spanghero, French rugby player, born in Payra-sur-l'Hers, France Dec 21 André Arthur, Canadian radio host & politician, born in Quebec City, Canada Dec 22 Paul Wolfowitz, American political scientist & diplomat, born in Brooklyn, New York City Dec 23 Derek Small, rocker (Spinal Tap) Dec 23 Harry Shearer, American actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva), born in Maurik, Netherlands Dec 23 Ross Edwards, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia Dec 23 Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- ), born in Heidelburg, Germany Dec 23 Stephen Wallace, Australian director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride), born in New South Wales, Australia Dec 23 Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician, born in Boksitogorsk, Russia Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress, born in Boardman, Ohio (d. 1987) Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, German actress (Ship of Fools), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 2003) Dec 24 Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, born in Helsinki, Finland Dec 24 Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death) Dec 25 Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), born in Auckland, NZ (d. 2008) Dec 25 Ravish Malhotra, India cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup) Dec 25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention) Dec 25 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Brazilian racing driver Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV) Dec 27 Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician Dec 28 Keith Floyd, English cook and restaurateur (Floyd on Fish), born in Reading, Berkshire (d. 2009) Dec 28 Charles "Chas" Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London, England Dec 28 Bobby Comstock, rocker Dec 28 David Peterson, premier of Ontario Canada (L) (1982- ), born in Toronto, Ontario Dec 28 Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90) Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005) Dec 29 Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band - Stagefright), born in Blayney, Ontario (d. 1999) Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch politician, born in Drenthe, Netherlands Dec 30 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer Dec 30 Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2002) Dec 31 Pete Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, England (d. 2010) Person of interest Ben Kingsley Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England

Actor Ben Kingsley Actor Ben Kingsley Person of interest John Denver Dec 31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

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Dec 1 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York Dec 1 Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic gold 1964) Dec 2 David Munden, British drummer (The Tremeloes), born in Essex Dec 2 Dave Munden, English rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England Dec 2 Wayne Allard, American politician Dec 3 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas Dec 5 Eva Joly, Norwegian-French magistrate and politician (Europe Écologie–The Greens), born in Grünerløkka, Oslo, Norway Dec 6 Mike Smith, English musician (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England (d. 2008) Dec 7 Göran Lennmarker, Swedish politician, born in Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden Dec 7 Bernard C. Parks, American politician and Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, born in Beaumont, Texas Dec 7 James Tate, American poet (Pulitzer Prize 1992), born in Kansas City Missouri (d. 2015) Dec 8 Patti Chandler, American actress (Bikini Beach), born in Culver City, California Dec 8 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision) Dec 8 Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester) Person of interest Jim Morrison Dec 8 Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Dec 9 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York


Dec 10 Jessica Cleaves, American singer and songwriter (The Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014) Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York Person of interest John Kerry Dec 11 John Kerry, US Secretary of State (2013-17) and 2004 presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, born in Aurora, Colorado

US Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry Dec 12 Dickey Betts, American guitarist (Allman Bros-Ramblin' Man), born in West Palm Beach, Florida Dec 12 Grover Washington Jr., American jazz saxophonist (Mr Magic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1999) Dec 13 Arturo Ripstein, Mexican film director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot), born in Mexico City Dec 13 Ferguson Jenkins, Canadian baseball pitcher (Red Sox), born in Chatham, Ontario Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London Dec 14 Frank Allen, English rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England Dec 15 Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968) Dec 15 Kathleen Blanco, American politician Dec 15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist Dec 16 Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies) Dec 16 Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), born in NYC< New York (d. 2018) Dec 16 Steven Bocho, American TV producer, co-creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law, NYPD Blue, born in New York City (d. 2018) Dec 17 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009) Dec 17 William Brooks, composer Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and composer Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven) Dec 18 Bobby Keys, American saxophonist, born in Slaton, Texas (d. 2014) Person of interest Keith Richards Dec 18 Keith Richards, English guitarist and songwriter (The Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Dec 19 William DeVries, American cardiothoracic surgeon (artificial heart), born in Brooklyn, New York Dec 19 Ross M. Lence, American political scientist (d. 2006) Dec 19 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016) Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)


Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, American actress (Gloria-Search), born in Albany, California Dec 21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire Dec 21 Jack Nance, American stage & screen actor (Rubbed Out), born in Massachusetts (d. 1943) Dec 21 Walter Spanghero, French rugby player, born in Payra-sur-l'Hers, France Dec 21 André Arthur, Canadian radio host & politician, born in Quebec City, Canada Dec 22 Paul Wolfowitz, American political scientist & diplomat, born in Brooklyn, New York City Dec 23 Derek Small, rocker (Spinal Tap) Dec 23 Harry Shearer, American actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva), born in Maurik, Netherlands Dec 23 Ross Edwards, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia Dec 23 Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- ), born in Heidelburg, Germany Dec 23 Stephen Wallace, Australian director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride), born in New South Wales, Australia Dec 23 Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician, born in Boksitogorsk, Russia Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress, born in Boardman, Ohio (d. 1987) Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, German actress (Ship of Fools), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 2003) Dec 24 Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, born in Helsinki, Finland Dec 24 Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death) Dec 25 Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), born in Auckland, NZ (d. 2008) Dec 25 Ravish Malhotra, India cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup) Dec 25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention) Dec 25 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Brazilian racing driver Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV) Dec 27 Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician Dec 28 Keith Floyd, English cook and restaurateur (Floyd on Fish), born in Reading, Berkshire (d. 2009) Dec 28 Charles "Chas" Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London, England Dec 28 Bobby Comstock, rocker Dec 28 David Peterson, premier of Ontario Canada (L) (1982- ), born in Toronto, Ontario Dec 28 Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90) Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005) Dec 29 Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band - Stagefright), born in Blayney, Ontario (d. 1999) Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch politician, born in Drenthe, Netherlands Dec 30 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer Dec 30 Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2002) Dec 31 Pete Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, England (d. 2010) Person of interest Ben Kingsley Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England

Actor Ben Kingsley Actor Ben Kingsley Person of interest John Denver Dec 31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

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Navigation Menu On This DayOn This Day CalendarSearch DECEMBER 1943 Famous People Born in December 1943 Home Birthdays by Year 1943 December DECEMBER BIRTHDAYS Famous Birthdays

Dec 1 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York Dec 1 Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic gold 1964) Dec 2 David Munden, British drummer (The Tremeloes), born in Essex Dec 2 Dave Munden, English rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England Dec 2 Wayne Allard, American politician Dec 3 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas Dec 5 Eva Joly, Norwegian-French magistrate and politician (Europe Écologie–The Greens), born in Grünerløkka, Oslo, Norway Dec 6 Mike Smith, English musician (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England (d. 2008) Dec 7 Göran Lennmarker, Swedish politician, born in Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden Dec 7 Bernard C. Parks, American politician and Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, born in Beaumont, Texas Dec 7 James Tate, American poet (Pulitzer Prize 1992), born in Kansas City Missouri (d. 2015) Dec 8 Patti Chandler, American actress (Bikini Beach), born in Culver City, California Dec 8 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision) Dec 8 Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester) Person of interest Jim Morrison Dec 8 Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Dec 9 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York


Dec 10 Jessica Cleaves, American singer and songwriter (The Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014) Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York Person of interest John Kerry Dec 11 John Kerry, US Secretary of State (2013-17) and 2004 presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, born in Aurora, Colorado

US Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry Dec 12 Dickey Betts, American guitarist (Allman Bros-Ramblin' Man), born in West Palm Beach, Florida Dec 12 Grover Washington Jr., American jazz saxophonist (Mr Magic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1999) Dec 13 Arturo Ripstein, Mexican film director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot), born in Mexico City Dec 13 Ferguson Jenkins, Canadian baseball pitcher (Red Sox), born in Chatham, Ontario Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London Dec 14 Frank Allen, English rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England Dec 15 Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968) Dec 15 Kathleen Blanco, American politician Dec 15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist Dec 16 Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies) Dec 16 Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), born in NYC< New York (d. 2018) Dec 16 Steven Bocho, American TV producer, co-creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law, NYPD Blue, born in New York City (d. 2018) Dec 17 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009) Dec 17 William Brooks, composer Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and composer Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven) Dec 18 Bobby Keys, American saxophonist, born in Slaton, Texas (d. 2014) Person of interest Keith Richards Dec 18 Keith Richards, English guitarist and songwriter (The Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Dec 19 William DeVries, American cardiothoracic surgeon (artificial heart), born in Brooklyn, New York Dec 19 Ross M. Lence, American political scientist (d. 2006) Dec 19 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016) Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)


Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, American actress (Gloria-Search), born in Albany, California Dec 21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire Dec 21 Jack Nance, American stage & screen actor (Rubbed Out), born in Massachusetts (d. 1943) Dec 21 Walter Spanghero, French rugby player, born in Payra-sur-l'Hers, France Dec 21 André Arthur, Canadian radio host & politician, born in Quebec City, Canada Dec 22 Paul Wolfowitz, American political scientist & diplomat, born in Brooklyn, New York City Dec 23 Derek Small, rocker (Spinal Tap) Dec 23 Harry Shearer, American actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva), born in Maurik, Netherlands Dec 23 Ross Edwards, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia Dec 23 Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- ), born in Heidelburg, Germany Dec 23 Stephen Wallace, Australian director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride), born in New South Wales, Australia Dec 23 Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician, born in Boksitogorsk, Russia Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress, born in Boardman, Ohio (d. 1987) Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, German actress (Ship of Fools), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 2003) Dec 24 Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, born in Helsinki, Finland Dec 24 Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death) Dec 25 Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), born in Auckland, NZ (d. 2008) Dec 25 Ravish Malhotra, India cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup) Dec 25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention) Dec 25 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Brazilian racing driver Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV) Dec 27 Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician Dec 28 Keith Floyd, English cook and restaurateur (Floyd on Fish), born in Reading, Berkshire (d. 2009) Dec 28 Charles "Chas" Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London, England Dec 28 Bobby Comstock, rocker Dec 28 David Peterson, premier of Ontario Canada (L) (1982- ), born in Toronto, Ontario Dec 28 Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90) Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005) Dec 29 Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band - Stagefright), born in Blayney, Ontario (d. 1999) Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch politician, born in Drenthe, Netherlands Dec 30 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer Dec 30 Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2002) Dec 31 Pete Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, England (d. 2010) Person of interest Ben Kingsley Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England

Actor Ben Kingsley Actor Ben Kingsley Person of interest John Denver Dec 31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

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Navigation Menu On This DayOn This Day CalendarSearch DECEMBER 1943 Famous People Born in December 1943 Home Birthdays by Year 1943 December DECEMBER BIRTHDAYS Famous Birthdays

Dec 1 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York Dec 1 Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic gold 1964) Dec 2 David Munden, British drummer (The Tremeloes), born in Essex Dec 2 Dave Munden, English rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England Dec 2 Wayne Allard, American politician Dec 3 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas Dec 5 Eva Joly, Norwegian-French magistrate and politician (Europe Écologie–The Greens), born in Grünerløkka, Oslo, Norway Dec 6 Mike Smith, English musician (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England (d. 2008) Dec 7 Göran Lennmarker, Swedish politician, born in Norberg, Västmanland County, Sweden Dec 7 Bernard C. Parks, American politician and Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, born in Beaumont, Texas Dec 7 James Tate, American poet (Pulitzer Prize 1992), born in Kansas City Missouri (d. 2015) Dec 8 Patti Chandler, American actress (Bikini Beach), born in Culver City, California Dec 8 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision) Dec 8 Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester) Person of interest Jim Morrison Dec 8 Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison Dec 9 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York


Dec 10 Jessica Cleaves, American singer and songwriter (The Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014) Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York Person of interest John Kerry Dec 11 John Kerry, US Secretary of State (2013-17) and 2004 presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, born in Aurora, Colorado

US Secretary of State John Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry Dec 12 Dickey Betts, American guitarist (Allman Bros-Ramblin' Man), born in West Palm Beach, Florida Dec 12 Grover Washington Jr., American jazz saxophonist (Mr Magic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1999) Dec 13 Arturo Ripstein, Mexican film director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot), born in Mexico City Dec 13 Ferguson Jenkins, Canadian baseball pitcher (Red Sox), born in Chatham, Ontario Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London Dec 14 Frank Allen, English rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England Dec 15 Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968) Dec 15 Kathleen Blanco, American politician Dec 15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist Dec 16 Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies) Dec 16 Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), born in NYC< New York (d. 2018) Dec 16 Steven Bocho, American TV producer, co-creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law, NYPD Blue, born in New York City (d. 2018) Dec 17 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009) Dec 17 William Brooks, composer Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and composer Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven) Dec 18 Bobby Keys, American saxophonist, born in Slaton, Texas (d. 2014) Person of interest Keith Richards Dec 18 Keith Richards, English guitarist and songwriter (The Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards Dec 19 William DeVries, American cardiothoracic surgeon (artificial heart), born in Brooklyn, New York Dec 19 Ross M. Lence, American political scientist (d. 2006) Dec 19 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016) Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)


Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, American actress (Gloria-Search), born in Albany, California Dec 21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire Dec 21 Jack Nance, American stage & screen actor (Rubbed Out), born in Massachusetts (d. 1943) Dec 21 Walter Spanghero, French rugby player, born in Payra-sur-l'Hers, France Dec 21 André Arthur, Canadian radio host & politician, born in Quebec City, Canada Dec 22 Paul Wolfowitz, American political scientist & diplomat, born in Brooklyn, New York City Dec 23 Derek Small, rocker (Spinal Tap) Dec 23 Harry Shearer, American actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva), born in Maurik, Netherlands Dec 23 Ross Edwards, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia Dec 23 Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- ), born in Heidelburg, Germany Dec 23 Stephen Wallace, Australian director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride), born in New South Wales, Australia Dec 23 Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician, born in Boksitogorsk, Russia Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress, born in Boardman, Ohio (d. 1987) Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, German actress (Ship of Fools), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 2003) Dec 24 Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, born in Helsinki, Finland Dec 24 Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death) Dec 25 Hedley Howarth, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (30 Tests, 86 wickets), born in Auckland, NZ (d. 2008) Dec 25 Ravish Malhotra, India cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup) Dec 25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention) Dec 25 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Brazilian racing driver Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV) Dec 27 Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician Dec 28 Keith Floyd, English cook and restaurateur (Floyd on Fish), born in Reading, Berkshire (d. 2009) Dec 28 Charles "Chas" Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London, England Dec 28 Bobby Comstock, rocker Dec 28 David Peterson, premier of Ontario Canada (L) (1982- ), born in Toronto, Ontario Dec 28 Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90) Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005) Dec 29 Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band - Stagefright), born in Blayney, Ontario (d. 1999) Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch politician, born in Drenthe, Netherlands Dec 30 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer Dec 30 Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2002) Dec 31 Pete Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, England (d. 2010) Person of interest Ben Kingsley Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England

Actor Ben Kingsley Actor Ben Kingsley Person of interest John Denver Dec 31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

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