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Notable Birthdays - 1903

1903Benjamin Spock, New Haven, Connecticut, American pediatrician (Common Sense Book of Baby Care)

1903Bing Crosby, Tacoma Wash, actor and singer (White Christmas, Going My Way)

1903Cecil Frank Powell, Tonbridge, Kent, physicist, discovered pion (Nobel 1950), (d.1969)

1903George Orwell, [Eric A Blair], Bihar, British India, British writer (Animal Farm, 1984), (d. 1950)

1903Melvin Purvis, Timmonsville South Carolina, American FBI agent

1903James "cool papa" Bell, Starkville, Mississippi, baseball center fielder in Negro league baseball, considered by many to have been one of the fastest men ever to play the game (d. 1991)

1903Lou Gehrig [Henry Louis Gehrig], "Iron Horse", 1st baseman for NY Yankees (d. 1941)

1903Louis Leakey, Kabete Kenya, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal), (d. 1972)

1903Bob Hope, [Leslie Townes Hope], Eltham Kent, British born American entertainer

1903John Dillinger, Indianapolis Indiana, notorious bank robber

1903 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 1
Leslie Anderson, Far from the Madding Crowd 
Jan 1
Lou Jacobs, The Greatest Show on Earth 
Jan 1
Eduardo Notari, 'A Santanotte 
Jan 1
LeRoi Antoine, City Beneath the Sea 
Jan 1
Martin Hansen, Strike First Freddy 
Jan 2
Anton van Duinkerken, [Willem JMA Asselbergs], literary 
Jan 3
Charles Foulkes, Canada, general 
Jan 4
Joris Diels, Flemish actor/director (Haagsche Comedy) 
Jan 5
Leighton Lucas, composer 
Jan 5
Harold Gatty, Australian aviator, navigator with Wiley Post (d. 1957) 
Jan 6
Boris Blacher, Newchwang China, German composer (Orchester-Ornament) 
Jan 6
Francis L Sullivan, London England, actor (Missing Rembrandt) 
Jan 6
Maurice Abravanel, Saloniki Greece, conductor/composer 
Jan 6
Stanley Smith, KC MO, actor (Honey, King of Jazz, Soup to Nuts) 
Jan 7
Alan Napier, Birmingham England, actor (Alfred-Batman) 
Jan 7
Albrecht Haushofer, writer 
Jan 7
Shalva Azmayparashvili, composer 
Jan 7
Vladimir Alexandrovich Vlasov, composer 
Jan 8
Gene Roth, [Eugene Stutenroth], SD, actor (She Demons, Spider) 
Jan 9
Hem Vejakorn, Thai illustrator (d. 1969) 
Jan 10
Barbara Hepworth, English abstract sculptor/actress (Rescued by Rover) 
Jan 10
Jean Morel, Abbeville France, conductor 
Jan 10
Voldemar Väli, Estonian wrestler (d. 1997) 
Jan 10
Violet Wilkey, American actress (d. 1976) 
Jan 11
Alan Paton, South Africa, writer (Cry, the Beloved Country) 
Jan 11
Alan Paton, Cry, the Beloved Country 
Jan 11
Charlie Abbott, Little Beau Porky 
Jan 11
Irma Leoni, Halta Lena och vindögde Per 
Jan 11
András Dékány, Csínom Palkó 
Jan 12
Igor V Kurtshatov, Russian nuclear physicist - helped develop 1st Soviet nuclear weapon 
Jan 13
Kay Francis, [Katherine E Gibbs], Oklahoma City, actress (False Madonna) 
Jan 14
Veronica Turleigh, County Donegal Ireland, actress (Promoter) 
Jan 15
Paul A. Dever, 58th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1958) 
Jan 16
Hans Flössel, Mein Freund Stefan Waske 
Jan 16
Karl Drömmer, Fünf Patronenhülsen 
Jan 16
Mignon Georgian, Styrman Karlssons flammor 
Jan 17
Warren Hull, Gasport NY, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World) 
Jan 17
Jyoti Prasad Agarwala, Assamese poet, playwright, film maker (d. 1953) 
Jan 17
Warren Hull, The Green Hornet Strikes Again! 
Jan 17
Douglas Cleverdon, Death in the Hand 
Jan 17
Sophia M. Lord, Way Back Home 
Jan 17
Wellington Honn, Spencer's Mountain 
Jan 17
Ludmilla Goulian, Port of Shadows 
Jan 18
Berthold Goldschmidt, German/British (opera)composer (Beatrice Cenci) 
Jan 19
Alfred Lane Beit, connoisseur 
Jan 20
Leon Ames, Portland Indiana, actor (Mr Ed, Father of the Bride) 
Jan 20
Sybil Marion Rosenfeld, theatre historian 
Jan 20
Marty Moss, D.O.A. 
Jan 20
Jens August Schade, People Meet and Sweet Music Fills the Heart 
Jan 20
Frederick Richards, The Corn Is Green 
Jan 22
Robin Humphrey Milford, composer 
Jan 22
Fritz Houtermans, Polish physicist (d. 1966) 
Jan 22
Al Jacobs, Casino 
Jan 22
Väinö Tulosmaa, Gas, Inspector Palmu! 
Jan 23
Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, Colombian politician (d. 1948) 
Jan 24
Robert Gwathmey, artist (Arts & Letters) 
Jan 25
"Sleepy" John Estes, rocker 
Jan 27
John Eccles, British physiologist/neurologist 
Jan 27
Otto P. Weyland, American military figure (d. 1979) 
Jan 28
Dame Kathleen Lonsdale, crystallographer (1st woman in Royal Society) 
Jan 28
Hugh Morton, Five Million Years to Earth 
Jan 28
Olga Valéry, Love in the Afternoon 
Jan 28
William Austin, The Bat 
Jan 28
Samuel Lerner, Alien: Resurrection 
Jan 28
Yuli Meitus, Ivan 
Jan 29
Cornelis H Edelman, Dutch geologist 
Jan 30
G Evelyn Hutchinson, British zoologist (Treatise on Limnology) 
Jan 31
Gardner Cowles, Iowa, publisher/founder (Look Magazine) 
Jan 31
Tallulah Bankhead, Huntsville Ala, actress (Lifeboat, Die Die Darling) 
Feb 1
Georg Rendl, Austria miner/beekeeper/writer (The Bees Novel) 
Feb 2
Frank McGrath, Mound City Mo, actor (Wagon Train) 
Feb 2
Eugen Kogon, Die Diktatoren 
Feb 2
Howard Gardiner, Samson and Delilah 
Feb 2
Walter G. Samuels, Harlem Nights 
Feb 2
Iris Stuart, Wedding Bill$ 
Feb 2
Hilton Edwards, Othello 
Feb 2
Delia Magaña, Satanico Pandemonium: La Sexorcista 
Feb 2
Frank McGrath, The Reluctant Astronaut 
Feb 3
Priaulx Rainier, composer 
Feb 3
Walter Linck, Swiss sculptor 
Feb 3
Joe Stripp, Columbia Panoramics: Tomorrow's Stars 
Feb 4
Alexander Oppenheim, mathematician 
Feb 4
Berend van den Amstel, [Bernard CED Hattink], actor (Beatrice) 
Feb 4
Edwin Denby, Tientsin China, US dance critic/poet (Snoring in N) 
Feb 4
Frank Howley, Hampton NY, Brigadier General (Answers for Americans) 
Feb 4
Siro Cisilino, composer 
Feb 5
Ivan Galamian, Tabriz Persia, violinist 
Feb 5
Joan Whitney Payson, owner (NY Mets & horse stables) 
Feb 5
Nathaniel Owings, Indianapolis, architect (Oak Ridge, TN; Sears) 
Feb 6
John Dunning, cricketer (NZ medium-fast bowler of 30's) 
Feb 6
Pieter G Buckinx, Flemish writer (Temptation of Poverty) 
Feb 6
Siko Dolidze, Cucaracha 
Feb 6
Joe Glover, Birth of the Blues 
Feb 6
Louis Mesenkop, The Ten Commandments 
Feb 8
Abdulrahman, minister of Internal affairs/premier of Malaysia 
Feb 8
Greta Keller, Austrian-born cabaret singer and actress (d. 1977) 
Feb 9
Georg Trexler, composer 
Feb 10
Matvey Isaakovich Blanter, composer 
Feb 10
Waldemar Hoven, German physician (d. 1948) 
Feb 10
Matthias Sindelar, Austrian footballer (d. 1939) 
Feb 11
Hans Redlich, composer 
Feb 11
Rex Lease, WV, actor (Fast Bullets, Sunny Skies, Custer's Last Stand) 
Feb 12
Chick Hafey, baseball player (d. 1973) 
Feb 12
Joseph F. Biroc, American cinematographer (d. 1996) 
Feb 12
Joseph F. Biroc, It's a Wonderful Life 
Feb 12
Lincoln Maazel, Martin 
Feb 12
Edward A. Blatt, Between Two Worlds 
Feb 12
Todd Duncan, Unchained 
Feb 12
Everett A. Hughes, Wait Until Dark 
Feb 12
Sándor Rideg, Indul a bakterház 
Feb 12
C. Wilfred Arnold, The Lodger 
Feb 12
Fernand Oubradous, Pickpocket 
Feb 13
Georges Simenon, Belgium, mystery writer (Snow Was Black) 
Feb 15
Júlianna Zsigray, Tóparti látomás 
Feb 15
Muammer Gözalan, Bahtimin yildizi 
Feb 16
Edgar Bergen, Chicago, ventriloquist (Charlie McCarthy) 
Feb 16
George-Henri Lévesque, Quebec priest and sociologist (d. 2000) 
Feb 17
Johannes Linthorst Homan, director of the queen in Groningen 
Feb 17
Kenne Duncan, Night of the Ghouls 
Feb 17
Ben White, The Dangerous Dude 
Feb 17
Jacques Fray, The Jacques Fray Music Room 
Feb 17
Sadegh Hedayat, Dash akol 
Feb 17
Frank Bucholtz, Foreign Correspondent 
Feb 17
Olga Adamcíková, V piatok trinásteho 
Feb 17
Lillian Shore, The Killing 
Feb 18
Nikolaj V Podgorny, pres USSR (1965-77) 
Feb 19
Kay Boyle, St. Paul, Minnesota, American novelist (Plagued by Nightingales) 
Feb 20
Ella Maillart, explorer 
Feb 20
Karel Janacek, composer 
Feb 20
Pierre Charles, Belgian heavyweight boxer 
Feb 20
Mackenzie Ward, Doing Phil a Favor 
Feb 20
Randi Michelsen, Qivitoq 
Feb 20
Leon Lenski, Czarne skrzydla 
Feb 20
Walter Edelstein, Around the World in Eighty Days 
Feb 20
Ella Maillart, Ella Maillart: Double Journey 
Feb 21
Eric Fogg, composer 
Feb 21
Madeleine Renaud, Paris France, actress (Helene, Longest Day) 
Feb 21
Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French author (Un Enfant a Dit) 
Feb 21
Thomas Yawkey, baseball owner (Boston Red Sox) 
Feb 21
Fairfax M. Cone, American advertising executive (d. 1977) 
Feb 21
Anaïs Nin, French writer (d. 1977) 
Feb 21
Tom Yawkey, 1967 World Series 
Feb 22
Morley Callaghan, Canada, author (Toronto Star, Native Argosy) 
Feb 22
Ain-Ervin Mere, Estonian Nazi (d. 1969) 
Feb 22
Robert Weede, American baritone (d. 1972) 
Feb 22
Rudolf Beiswanger, Die Dubrow Krise 
Feb 22
Robert Weede, The Stingiest Man in Town 
Feb 22
Majel Coleman, Almost Human 
Feb 22
Bill Holman, Archie's TV Funnies 
Feb 22
Morley Callaghan, The Cap 
Feb 22
Tudor Musatescu, Titanic Waltz 
Feb 22
Klára Rotschild, Children's Sicknesses 
Feb 22
Just Scheu, Die Privatsekretärin 
Feb 22
Emmy Burg, Die Laubenpieper 
Feb 23
Grigori V Aleksandrov, Russian director (Veselye Rebjata) 
Feb 25
King Clancy, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1986) 
Feb 26
Giulio Natta, Italian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979) 
Feb 26
Orde Wingate,  
Feb 26
Jan Fethke, First Spaceship on Venus 
Feb 27
Reginald Gardiner, Wimbledon England, actor (Great Dictator) 
Feb 27
Grethe Weiser, German actress (d. 1970) 
Feb 27
Henryk Szletynski, Naprawde wczoraj 
Feb 28
Vincente Minnelli, American film director (d. 1986) 
Mar 3
Gilbert Adrian, [Greenberg], Naugatuck CT, costume designer 
Mar 3
Rabbe A Enckell, Fins author/poet (Lutad about Brunnen) 
Mar 3
Adrian, The Wizard of Oz 
Mar 3
Marcia Chapman, The Girl from Havana 
Mar 3
Piero Pastore, Acciaio 
Mar 3
George Miller, The Parting of the Trails 
Mar 3
Jean Castanier, The Crime of Monsieur Lange 
Mar 3
Corinne Williams, Die blonde Nachtigall 
Mar 3
Ágoston Pacséry, Szováthy Éva 
Mar 4
Harold Berens, comedian 
Mar 4
William C. Boyd, American immunochemist (d. 1983) 
Mar 4
John Scarne, American magician (d. 1985) 
Mar 4
Dorothy Mackaill, Safe in Hell 
Mar 4
Harold Berens, The Pink Panther Strikes Again 
Mar 4
William Hall, The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer 
Mar 4
John Scarne, The Sting 
Mar 4
Tito Coral, Patio Serenade 
Mar 5
Lowell Peters, Cleveland Tn, vocalist (Southernaires) 
Mar 6
Elizabeth Pinkston Becker, US, platform diver (Olympic-gold-1928) 
Mar 6
Empress Kōjun of Japan (d. 2000) 
Mar 10
Leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, Davenport, Iowa, American jazz cornetist, considered one of the most influential jazz soloists of the 1920s 
Mar 10
Clare Boothe Luce, The Women 
Mar 10
Bix Beiderbecke, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
Mar 10
S.S. Vasan, Gharana 
Mar 10
Sigfred Pedersen, Forårs-Frederik 
Mar 10
Jacques Tarride, Au grand balcon 
Mar 10
Olive Koenitz, The Atomic Kid 
Mar 11
Dorothy Schiff, publisher (NY Post) 
Mar 11
George Dickinson, cricketer (bowled for NZ in their 1st 3 Tests) 
Mar 11
Lawrence Welk, Strasburg ND, orchestra leader (Lawrence Welk Show) 
Mar 11
Ronald Syme, New Zealand classicist and historian (d. 1989) 
Mar 14
Molla Mustafa Barzani, Iran, Kurd leader (KDP) 
Mar 14
Adolph Gottlieb American painter (d. 1974) 
Mar 15
Ralph E. Black, Kansas City Confidential 
Mar 15
Emiko Azuma, Funeral Parade of Roses 
Mar 15
Edward J. White, Bells of San Angelo 
Mar 15
Saul Midwall, 12 Angry Men 
Mar 15
Eiko Azuma, A Rapid Stream 
Mar 15
Oili Soininen, Lokki 
Mar 16
Mike Mansfield, (Sen-D-Mont) majority whip 
Mar 16
Morgan Conway, actor (Dick Tracy) 
Mar 16
Nikolai Lopatnikoff, Revel Estonia, composer (Variaioni Concertanto) 
Mar 18
Galeazzo Ciano,  
Mar 18
Guenther Schwenn, Valkyrie 
Mar 18
E.O. Plauen, Vater und Sohn 
Mar 18
Thomas J. Connolly, Bride of the Monster 
Mar 19
Benjamin M Telders, president of Dutch Liberal States Party 
Mar 19
James Bullock, colliery manager 
Mar 20
Vincent Richards, hall of fame tennis pro (elected 1961) 
Mar 21
Mark Hellinger, The Roaring Twenties 
Mar 21
James Ford, Outcast 
Mar 21
Nan Boardman, Flash of Darkness 
Mar 21
Nanette Vallon, The Man Who Came to Dinner 
Mar 21
Ruth Stevens, Witches' Night 
Mar 21
Nenette Lafayette, The Princess Comes Across 
Mar 21
Nenette de Courcy, The Veiled Mystery 
Mar 22
James S Russell, US pilot/admiral (WW II Pacific Ocean) 
Mar 22
Jochen Klepper, writer 
Mar 24
Adolph F J Butenandt, German bio-chemist (Nobel 1939) 
Mar 24
John Patrick Sutton Ludlow, actor (Agatha) 
Mar 24
Malcolm Muggeridge, English writer (Observer of Life) 
Mar 25
Frankie Carle, Providence RI, orchestra leader (Golden Touch) 
Mar 25
Nahum Norbert Glatzer, Jewish-American scholar (d. 1990) 
Mar 25
Don George, People Are Funny 
Mar 25
Bentsion Monastyrsky, Ostatni etap 
Mar 27
Walt Kiesling, NFL guard/coach (HOF) 
Mar 27
Betty Balfour, Champagne 
Mar 27
Christine Francis, Be Careful, Dearie! 
Mar 27
Jacques Press, Crimes and Misdemeanors 
Mar 27
Del Harris, The Apartment 
Mar 27
Roberto Nobre, Charlotin e Clarinha 
Mar 28
Rudolf Serkin, Eger Bohemia, pianist (Marlboro Sch of Music) 
Mar 28
Charles Starrett, American actor (d. 1986) 
Mar 30
Countee Cullen, US poet (Color, Ballad of the Brown Girl) 
Mar 30
Sol C Siegel, US, producer (High Society, Gentlemen prefer blondes) 
Mar 30
Joy Ridderhof, American missionary (d. 1984) 
Apr 1
Stepan Kevorkov, Mountainous March 
Apr 1
Elzbieta Dziewonska, Serce matki 
Apr 1
Joseph A. Neville, Home in Indiana 
Apr 1
Philip Hunter, Cottonpickin' Chickenpickers 
Apr 2
Lionel Chevrier, Canadian politician (d. 1987) 
Apr 3
Peter Huchel, writer 
Apr 3
John Batten, The Great Game 
Apr 3
Bubber Miley, The Cotton Club 
Apr 3
Antti Halonen, Tunnetko Tuusulaa 
Apr 4
Irving Klein, The Traveling Saleswoman 
Apr 4
Jerzy Rychter, Ostatni etap 
Apr 4
Sigizmund Navrotsky, Zigmund Kolosovskiy 
Apr 5
Thomas Baron Pitfield, composer 
Apr 6
Harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer 
Apr 6
Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher (.320 avg) 
Apr 8
Ilka Chase, NYC, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien) 
Apr 9
Gregory Pincus, inventor (birth control pill) [or Nov 9] 
Apr 9
Ward Bond, Denver Colorado, actor (Seth-Wagon Trains) 
Apr 9
Willem Pee, Belgian linguist 
Apr 10
Clare Boothe Luce, US ambassador (to Vatican) 
Apr 10
Nick Stuart, Romania, bandleader 
Apr 12
Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist/UN advisor (Nobel 1969) 
Apr 13
Rex Evans, actor (Frankenstein meets the Wolfman, Zara, Matchmaker) 
Apr 15
Erich Arendt, writer [or Apr 16] 
Apr 15
John Williams, England, actor (Niles-Family Affair, Dial M for Murder) 
Apr 17
Gregor Piatigorsky, Ekaterinoslav Russia, cellist (or 4/20) 
Apr 17
Nicolas Nabokov, Near Lubcha Minsk Russia, composer (Holy Devil) 
Apr 17
Morgan Taylor, American athlete (d. 1975) 
Apr 17
Arthur Hurni, L'athlète incomplet 
Apr 17
Nicolas Nabokov, Suzanne Farrell: Elusive Muse 
Apr 18
Leonid Kinskey, St Petersburg Russia, actor (Casablanca) 
Apr 18
Yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, composer 
Apr 18
Yuriy Milyutin, The Trotsky 
Apr 19
Eliot Ness, untouchable (FBI agent-Chicago) 
Apr 20
Dagmar Edqvist, Swedish author (Kamrathustru-Wife & Comrade) 
Apr 21
Hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark (1947..55) 
Apr 23
Guy Simonds, youngest general officer in the Canadian army (d 1974) 
Apr 23
Lou Capra, AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Frank Capra 
Apr 23
John Sutro, The Way Ahead 
Apr 23
Max Grix, Gestrandete Menschen 
Apr 24
Jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, founder (Spanish Falange) 
Apr 24
Mike Michalske, NFL guard (NY Yankees, Green Bay Packers) 
Apr 24
Siegfried F Nadel, Austrian/British anthropologist (Black Byzantium) 
Apr 25
Camilla Horn, actress (Rebus, Vertigine, Polterabend, Matinee Idol) 
Apr 25
Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, composer 
Apr 25
Andrey Nikolayevich Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician (d. 1987) 
Apr 26
Geoffrey Worthington, Air vice-marshall 
Apr 26
Niven Busch, US screenwriter (Postman Always Rings Twice) 
Apr 27
Frank Belknap Long, American writer (Rim of the Unknown) 
Apr 27
Hans Walter Kosterliz, biochemist 
Apr 29
Frank Parker, NYC, singer (Arthur Godfrey Show, Masquerade Party) 
Apr 30
Gunther AR Raphael, German composer (Symphony Breve) 
May 1
Odette Dinay, Madame Bovary 
May 1
Maria Tenazi, Zare 
May 1
Augusto Galli, Sei tu l'amore 
May 1
Sumao Ishihara, Sansho the Bailiff 
May 1
Ralph Bushman, Our Hospitality 
May 2
Benjamin Spock, New Haven, Connecticut, American pediatrician (Common Sense Book of Baby Care) 
May 2
Oivin Fjeldstad, composer 
May 2
Ernst Rottluff, Held Henry 
May 2
Sylvan Levin, The Thief and the Hangman 
May 3
Bing Crosby, Tacoma Wash, actor and singer (White Christmas, Going My Way) 
May 4
Luther Adler, NYC, actor (Dr Bernard Altman-Psychiatrist) 
May 5
James Beard, US, culinary expert/author (Delights & Prejudices) 
May 5
Joe Ainley, Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer 
May 5
Otto Niedermoser, Der Engel mit der Posaune 
May 5
Dino Di Luca, The Cardinal 
May 6
Toots Shor, New York restaurateur (d. 1977) 
May 7
Basil Nield, judge/politician 
May 8
Fernandel, [Fernand JD Contandin], French actor (Paris Holiday) 
May 8
Joseph Desire Fernandel, Marseilles France, comedian (Grand Chef) 
May 9
Walter Dehmel, writer 
May 10
Kay Petre, early racing driver 
May 10
Otto Bradfisch, Nazi leader (d. 1994) 
May 11
Charlie Gehringer, Detroit Tigers' 2nd baseman (1924-42) 
May 12
Lennox R F Berkeley, British composer (Castaway) 
May 12
Wilfrid Hyde-White, England, actor (My Fair Lady, Peyton Place) 
May 12
Howard Fellows, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood 
May 13
Alfred Pugsley, civil engineer 
May 13
Paul Page, Birmingham AL, actor (Girl From Havana, Moth) 
May 14
Billie Dove, American actress (d. 1997) 
May 15
Anny Ondra, Czechoslovakia, actress (Blackmail, Manxman) 
May 15
Maria Reiche, German-born mathematician and archaeologist (d. 1998) 
May 15
Patrick 'Grampy' Davis, The Supernaturals 
May 15
Alfons Teuber, The Bridge 
May 15
Luther Hoobyar, A Night at the Opera 
May 17
Douglas Packard, British Lt General 
May 17
James "cool papa" Bell, Starkville, Mississippi, baseball center fielder in Negro league baseball, considered by many to have been one of the fastest men ever to play the game (d. 1991) 
May 18
George E Stone, Lodz Poland, actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile) 
May 20
Jerzy Fitelberg, composer 
May 21
Ali Sastroamidjojo, Indonesian attorney/minister/premier (1953..7) 
May 21
Manly Wade Wellman, Angola, sci-fi author (After Dark, Devil's Planet) 
May 21
Pedro Aramburu, president Argentina 
May 22
Yves Rocard, French physicist (d. 1992) 
May 23
Walter Reisch, US, screenwriter (Ninotchka, Gaslight, Titanic) 
May 24
Aram Katchaturian, Armenian composer, (Earth) 
May 24
Hilding Hallnas, composer 
May 25
Binnie Barnes, British actress (d. 1998) 
May 26
Estes Kefauver, (Sen-D-Tn) 
May 28
Gaston Duribreux, Flemish writer (Golden Sail) 
May 29
Bob Hope, [Leslie Townes Hope], Eltham Kent, British born American entertainer 
May 30
Countee Cullen, Balt Md, poet (Black Christ & Other Poems) 
May 30
Ray Howard-Jones, artist 
May 30
Fusao Hayashi, My Sons' Youth 
Jun 1
Percy William Whitlock, composer 
Jun 1
Blessed Vasyl Velychkovsky C.Ss.R Bishop and Martyr (d. 1973) 
Jun 3
Eddie Acuff, American actor (Guns of the Pecos, Phantom Creeps, Outer Gate), (d. 1956) 
Jun 6
Aram Il'yich Khachaturian, Tiflis Georgia, musician/composer (Gayane) 
Jun 8
Gerrit C Berkouwer, Dutch theologist (Dogmatic Studies) 
Jun 8
Ralph Webster Yarborough, politician 
Jun 8
Ronald Shiner, actor (Carry on Admiral, Keep it Clean, Aunt Clara) 
Jun 10
Clyde Beatty, US animal trainer/actor (Big Cage) 
Jun 10
Theo Lingen, German director/actor (M, Charm of La Boheme) [or Jun 19] 
Jun 11
Ernie Nevers, NFL fullback (Duluth Eskimos, Chicago Cardinals) 
Jun 12
Emmett Hardy, American musician (d. 1925) 
Jun 13
Harold "Red" Grange, Forksville Pennsylvania, American "Galloping Ghost" of football (University of Illinois, Chicago Bears) 
Jun 13
Philipp Kutev, composer 
Jun 13
Filip Kutev, Heroes of Shipka 
Jun 13
Adam Cyprian, How I Unleashed World War II 
Jun 14
Arthur William Raynes McDonald, radar Pioneer/pilot 
Jun 16
Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer 
Jun 16
Helen Traubel, American soprano (d. 1972) 
Jun 17
Michail Swetlow, writer 
Jun 17
Ruth Wakefield, inventor of the Toll House Cookie, the first chocolate chip cookie (d. 1977) 
Jun 18
Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Le diable ouch corps) 
Jun 18
Jeanette MacDonald, Phila, American actress and singer (When I'm Calling You), (d. 1965) 
Jun 19
Walter Hammond, cricketer (one of the greatest of English batsman) 
Jun 19
Lou Gehrig [Henry Louis Gehrig], "Iron Horse", 1st baseman for NY Yankees (d. 1941) 
Jun 19
Hans Litten, German jurist (d. 1938) 
Jun 20
Glenna Collett Vare, RI, Natl Am Golf champ (1922, 25, 28-30, 35) 
Jun 21
Al[bert] Hirschfield, St Louis Mo, cartoonist (NINA, NY Times) 
Jun 21
Dorothy Stickney, Dickinson ND, actress (And So They Were Married) 
Jun 21
Helene Costello, dancer/actress (Love Toy) 
Jun 21
Louis Krasner, violinist 
Jun 21
Al Hirschfeld, American cartoonist (d. 2003) 
Jun 21
Alois Johannes Lippl, Der Schimmelkrieg in der Holledau 
Jun 22
Carl Hubbell, pitcher (NY Giants)-253 wins, 2.97 lifetime ERA 
Jun 22
John Dillinger, Indianapolis Indiana, notorious bank robber 
Jun 23
Anthony Veiller, NYC, writer (Night of Iguana, Moulin Rouge) 
Jun 23
Hans C Branner, Danish writer (Toys, Horse Rider) 
Jun 23
Paul Joseph James Martin, Canadian politician (d. 1992) 
Jun 24
Ernest Leslie Bouts, motor-racing driver 
Jun 25
George Orwell, [Eric A Blair], Bihar, British India, British writer (Animal Farm, 1984), (d. 1950) 
Jun 25
Anne Revere, American actress (d. 1990) 
Jun 26
Ashley Clarke, president (Venice in Peril Fund) 
Jun 26
Floyd "Babe" Herman, Brooklyn Dodgers' slugger (.324 lifetime average) 
Jun 28
Alan Bunce, Westfield NJ, actor (Albert-Ethel & Albert) 
Jun 29
Alan Blumlein, English electronics engineer (d. 1942) 
Jul 1
Amy Johnson, British pilot 
Jul 1
Beatrix Lehmann, England, actress (Candles at Nine, Staircase) 
Jul 2
Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, (C) British PM (1963-64) 
Jul 2
Olav AFEC of Schleswig-Holstein-S-G, King Olav V of Norway (1957-91) 
Jul 3
Jean du Bela, [Simon Buytekant], singer/actor (Chaste Susanna) 
Jul 4
Flor Peeters, Antwerp Belgium, organist/composer (Lied Symphony) 
Jul 4
Vernon Sewell, Ghost Ship 
Jul 4
Werner Veidt, Von Mäusen und Menschen 
Jul 4
Allan Dowling, Hunters of the Deep 
Jul 4
Walter Trohan, The Kennedys: The Curse of Power 
Jul 4
Kurt Seifert, Eine Nacht im Separee 
Jul 4
Flor Peeters, Ten huize van 
Jul 4
Frank Fitz-Gibbon, The Gun Runners 
Jul 5
Irwin Fischer, composer 
Jul 6
Axel Theorell, Sweden, biochemist, studied enzymes (Nobel 1955) 
Jul 7
Joe Boland, Jack Allen, Reporter 
Jul 7
Steven Runciman, Crusades 
Jul 7
Fred Mayer, Three Cornered Moon 
Jul 7
Frank McSavage, Donald's Dream Voice 
Jul 7
Ralph Tarrant, Episode dated 8 July 2013 
Jul 10
John Wyndham P L B Harris, US, sci-fi author (Day of the Triffids) 
Jul 10
John Wyndham, Village of the Damned 
Jul 10
Robert Robinson, El Diablo Rides 
Jul 10
Astrid Bodin, Summer with Monika 
Jul 10
Ken Walton, Cat-Women of the Moon 
Jul 10
Meeka Aldrich, The Boss's Orders 
Jul 11
Sidney Franklin, American bullfighter (d. 1976) 
Jul 13
Kenneth Clark, English art historian (d. 1983) 
Jul 13
Della Steele, Modern Times 
Jul 14
Irving Stone, US, author (Love is Eternal, Lust for Life) 
Jul 14
Ken Murray, NYC, comedian (Ken Murray Show, Judy Garland Show) 
Jul 14
Thomas D. Clark, For Generations to Come: The Wisdom of Thomas Clark 
Jul 14
Fernanda Coimbra, A Augusta Personagem 
Jul 15
Kumaraswami Kamaraj, Indian politician (d. 1975) 
Jul 16
Mary Philbin, Chicago IL, actress (Phantom of the Opera) 
Jul 16
Carmen Lombardo, Canadian musician (d. 1971) 
Jul 17
Valerian Mikhaylovich Bogdanov-Berezovsky, composer 
Jul 18
Bozidar Kunc, composer 
Jul 18
Chill Wills, Seagoville Texas, actor (Fronteir Circus, Rounders) 
Jul 18
Salvador Elizondo, Rosenda 
Jul 18
Juan Mostazo, The Girl of Your Dreams 
Jul 18
Martti Seilo, Niskavuoren Heta 
Jul 18
T.H. Wenning, The Sophomore 
Jul 18
Val Peterson, Alert Today - Alive Tomorrow 
Jul 20
Jef van de Wiele, Belgian politician 
Jul 21
Theodore Karyotakis, composer 
Jul 21
Roy Neuberger, American financier 
Jul 24
Robert Mills Delaney, composer 
Jul 25
Andre Fleury, composer 
Jul 25
Viktor Vaszy, Gyöngyvirágtól lombhullásig 
Jul 25
Ranko Sawa, Japanese Girls at the Harbor 
Jul 26
Donald Voorhees, Allentown Pa, conductor (Bell Telephone Hour) 
Jul 26
Donovan Pedelty, Irish and Proud of It 
Jul 26
Estes Kefauver, Mad at the World 
Jul 26
Malvina Polo, A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate 
Jul 26
Jeanne Helbling, The Three-Sided Mirror 
Jul 26
Donald Voorhees, Going to Bethlehem 
Jul 26
Elsa Merlini, Position Wanted 
Jul 26
Meyer Grace, Dark Alibi 
Jul 26
Joseph Than, Deception 
Jul 26
Neal Clisby, The Champion 
Jul 26
Wade B. Rubottom, The Philadelphia Story 
Jul 27
Clive Martin Douglas, composer 
Jul 27
Nikolai Cherkasov, St Petersburg Russia, actor (Ivan the Terrible) 
Jul 27
Michail Stasinopoulos, Greek politician (d. 2002) 
Jul 28
Catherine Dale Owen, actress (Behind Office Doors), Louisville KY 
Aug 1
Paul George Vincent O'Shaughnessy Horgan, novelist 
Aug 2
Paul Mantz, Only Angels Have Wings 
Aug 2
Mathilde Danegger, Mother Holly 
Aug 2
Milton Gowman, City Lights 
Aug 2
Victor McLeod, The Woody Woodpecker Show 
Aug 2
Thurston Harper, Gulliver's Travels 
Aug 2
Boris Dolin, The Blind Bird 
Aug 4
Helen Kane, [Schroeder], Bronx NY, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels) 
Aug 6
John Breckinridge, Plan 9 from Outer Space 
Aug 6
Richard Towers, The Killing 
Aug 6
Georgine Cleveland, 1800 Days to Justice 
Aug 6
Jim Turner, 1957 MLB All-Star Game 
Aug 6
Britta Vieweg, Hans Majestät får vänta 
Aug 6
Chuck Geisler, Earthworm Tractors 
Aug 6
Boris Platonov, Lyubimaya 
Aug 6
Jean Cleveland, While the Cat's Away 
Aug 7
Louis Leakey, Kabete Kenya, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal), (d. 1972) 
Aug 7
Saburo Moroi, composer 
Aug 8
August Cool, Belgian union leader/minister of state 
Aug 9
Tom Tyler, [Vincent Markowsky], Port Henry NY, actor (Mummy's Hand) 
Aug 10
Lisle, British lord 
Aug 10
Eleanor Lambert, A Savage Life in Fashion 
Aug 10
Lasse Krantz, A Ship Bound for India 
Aug 10
R. Doulton Stott, She 
Aug 11
Michael Whalley Wickham, artist 
Aug 12
Frances Clode, CEO (WRVS) 
Aug 13
Wilton Graff, St Louis MO, actor (Bloodlust, Just Before Dawn) 
Aug 14
John Ringling North, circus director (Ringling Bros) 
Aug 14
Millard Mitchell, Havana Cuba, actor (12 O'Clock High, Gunfighter) 
Aug 14
Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co) 
Aug 14
Millard Mitchell, Singin' in the Rain 
Aug 14
John Ringling North, The Greatest Show on Earth 
Aug 14
Joan Ingram, A King in New York 
Aug 14
George Faulkner, Crime na Casa de Penhor 
Aug 14
Stepan Birillo, Oshibka Onore de Balzaka 
Aug 14
Bernard Ponedel, The Manchurian Candidate 
Aug 14
Rupert Doone, Rainbow Dance 
Aug 14
Eduardo Mallea, Gunte, de Barracas 
Aug 15
Jerome Cady, Wing and a Prayer 
Aug 15
Raymond Lamy, A Man Escaped 
Aug 15
Emiko Yagumo, Tokyo Chorus 
Aug 15
Joe Garland, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 
Aug 15
Charles Grayson, One Night in the Tropics 
Aug 15
Ellsworth Hoagland, Holiday Inn 
Aug 15
Wayne Allen, My Grandfather's Clock 
Aug 17
Abram Chasins, composer 
Aug 18
Ake Olof Sebastian Udden, composer 
Aug 18
Lucienne Boyer, French singer (d. 1983) 
Aug 19
Claude Dauphin, Corbell France, actor (April in Paris, Deported) 
Aug 19
James Gould Cozzens, US, novelist (1949 Pulitzer-Guard of Honor) 
Aug 19
Muriel Kirkland, Yonkers NY, actress (Fast Workers, Hold Your Man) 
Aug 21
Yannis Constantinidis, composer 
Aug 22
René Wellek, Vienna Austria, writer (Concepts of Criticism) 
Aug 22
Fanda Mrázek, I Dutifully Report 
Aug 23
Mauritius van Haegendoren, Flemish historian/senator 
Aug 23
William Primrose, Glasgow Scot, violist (Method for Violin & Viola) 
Aug 24
Karl Hanke, Nazi official (d. 1945) 
Aug 24
Peppino De Filippo, Variety Lights 
Aug 24
Suria Magito, Great Expectations 
Aug 24
Hanni Reinwald, Das rosa Pantöffelchen 
Aug 24
Ed McAuley, The Kid from Cleveland 
Aug 24
Metka Bucar, Nas avto 
Aug 24
Claude Hopkins, The Great Debaters 
Aug 25
Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian/US psycho-analyst (Uses of Enchantment) 
Aug 25
Arpad Elo, American chess writer (d. 1992) 
Aug 26
Jimmy Rushing, US blues singer 
Aug 27
Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles) 
Aug 28
Rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer 
Aug 28
Allen Vincent, Mystery of the Wax Museum 
Aug 28
Karl-Heinz Peters, Yesterday Girl 
Aug 28
Bruno Bettelheim, Portrait de Bruno Bettelheim 
Aug 28
Jacques Métehen, Rififi 
Aug 28
Graham Sutherland, Out of Burning: The Rebirth of Coventry Cathderal 
Aug 29
Ernst Kreuder, writer 
Aug 29
Olive Ann Beech, aircraft industry executive 
Aug 31
Arthur Godfrey, NYC, radio/TV host (Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scout) 
Aug 31
Vladimir Jankélévitch, French philosopher (d. 1985) 
Sep 3
Willem Kooiman, Dutch theologist/church historian 
Sep 9
Phyllis Whitney, American writer (d. 2008) 
Sep 11
Theodor Adorno, German philosopher/sociologist 
Sep 13
Claudette Colbert, [Lily Chauchoin], Paris, actress (Texas Lady) 
Sep 15
Roy Acuff, Maynardville Tenn, country musician (Hee Haw) 
Sep 16
Richard Hall, composer 
Sep 17
Karel Miljon, Dutch boxer (d. 1984) 
Sep 22
Joseph Valachi, American gangster (d. 1971) 
Sep 25
John Everett Allen, US businessman 
Sep 25
Mark Rothko, [Marcus Rothkovich], US, painter (Green on Blue) 
Sep 26
Gerhard Nebel, writer 
Sep 29
Karl August Andersen, composer 
Sep 29
Ted Decorsia, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Police Chief Hegedorn-Steve Canyon) 
Oct 1
"Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, NYC, light-heavyweight box champ (1932-34) 
Oct 1
George Coulouris, Manchester England, actor (Runaway Bus) 
Oct 3
William Berke, Gunfire 
Oct 3
Joekie Broedelet, Maria 
Oct 3
Antoni Khodursky, Shofyor ponevole 
Oct 3
Kendall Kapps, The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady 
Oct 4
Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian nazi (SS/SD) 
Oct 4
Lord Roborough, English large landowner/multi-millionaire 
Oct 4
Bona Arsenault, French Canadian politician, historian and genealogist (d. 1993) 
Oct 5
Jimmy Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Blazing Stewardesses) 
Oct 5
M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (d. 1989) 
Oct 6
Ernest Walton, Irish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995) 
Oct 7
Louis S B Leakey, archaeologist/anthropologist 
Oct 8
Lina Radke, Germany, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1928) 
Oct 9
Walter O'Malley, baseball team owner (Dodgers) 
Oct 10
Charles T von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha, Count of Flanders/prince 
Oct 10
Vernon Duke, composer 
Oct 10
Kenjirô Ishiyama, High and Low 
Oct 10
Barney Dean, Duffy's Tavern 
Oct 10
Yrjö Kokko, Pessi and Illusia 
Oct 10
Cy Williams, Sport Slants 
Oct 11
Rolando Aguilar, Una aventura en la noche 
Oct 11
Mindret Lord, The Virgin Queen 
Oct 11
Slim Barnard, The Happy Wanderers 
Oct 11
Robert McCrillis, The Molly Maguires 
Oct 11
Paulo Roberto, Pega Ladrão 
Oct 11
Charles Cabell,  
Oct 12
Grayson Kirk, Jeffersonville Ohio, educator 
Oct 13
Jens Bjerre, composer 
Oct 13
Patsy Moran, PA, actress (Children of the Wild) 
Oct 15
Otto Bettmann, Lovesick 
Oct 16
Mario Pilati, composer 
Oct 16
Cecile de Brunhoff, French storyteller (d. 2003) 
Oct 17
Irene Ryan, El Paso Texas, actress (Granny-Beverly Hillbillies) 
Oct 17
Jerry Colona, Boston Mass, comedian (Jerry Colona Show) 
Oct 17
Nathanael West, American novelist (Day of the Locusts) 
Oct 18
Ambrose Thibodeaux, cajun accordionist 
Oct 18
Emile Enthoven, composer 
Oct 19
Vittorio Giannini, composer 
Oct 19
Tor Johnson, Swedish wrestler and actor (d. 1971) 
Oct 20
John Lodge, Washington DC, actor (Witchmaker) 
Oct 22
George Beadle, US biologist (Nobel 1958) 
Oct 23
Milford Dolliole, pioneer jazz drummer 
Oct 24
Melvin Purvis, Timmonsville South Carolina, American FBI agent 
Oct 25
Katharine Byron, U.S. Congresswoman (d. 1976) 
Oct 25
Harry Shoulberg, American painter (d. 1995) 
Oct 28
Evelyn A Waugh, London, author (Brideshead Revisited, Scoop) 
Oct 29
Vivian Ellis, composer 
Oct 30
Konrad Friedrich Noetel, composer 
Nov 1
Don Robey, US gospel singer 
Nov 1
Gerard "Ge" Nabrink, Dutch anarchist/co-founder (NVSH) 
Nov 1
Jean Tardieu, author 
Nov 1
Max Adrian, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Irish actor (Devils, Music Lover) 
Nov 1
Edward "Carji" Greeves, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963) 
Nov 1
Sôji Kiyokawa, Ichiban utsukushiku 
Nov 1
Uno Pihlström, 'Herra ja ylhäisyys' 
Nov 1
Aaron Nibley, The Return of the Vampire 
Nov 1
Russell Kimball, Flying Tigers 
Nov 2
Travis Jackson, American baseball player (d. 1987) 
Nov 3
Walker Evans, US, photographer (Fortune Magazine) 
Nov 4
Ion Vasilescu, composer 
Nov 4
Frederick Nebel, The Bribe 
Nov 4
Eleni Papadaki, Stella Violanti 
Nov 4
Leslie Rowson, Man of the Moment 
Nov 4
Tony Verwey, De man van Gent 
Nov 4
Arnold Stoltz, Nightwork 
Nov 4
Montserrat Blanch, Red Fish 
Nov 4
L. De Angelis, Captain Blood 
Nov 6
June Marlowe, American actress (d. 1984) 
Nov 7
Albert Helman, [Lou Lichtveld], Suriname politician/novelist 
Nov 7
Dean Jagger, Lima Ohio, actor (Albert Vane-Mr Novak, Elmer Gantry) 
Nov 7
Konrad Lorenz, zoologist/ethologist (Man & His Ideas, Nobel 1973) 
Nov 7
Lodewijk AM "Lou" Lichtveld, [Albert Helman], Suriname author 
Nov 7
Grace Stafford, American actress (d. 1992) 
Nov 9
Gregory Pincus, inventor (birth control pill) [or Apr 9] 
Nov 9
Leon-Etienne Duval, archbishop/Cardinal 
Nov 10
Cameron Shipp, Betty Goes Steady 
Nov 10
Fred Kaifer, Vertigo 
Nov 10
Bruno Suckau, Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs 
Nov 10
Billie Haywood, An Angel Comes to Brooklyn 
Nov 11
Charles Bruce Perry, professor of medicine 
Nov 11
Thomas Edward Allibone, Sheffield South Yorkshire, English Physicist (Manhattan Project, high-voltage particle acceleration) 
Nov 12
Jack Oakie, Sedalia Mo, actor (Great Dictator, 1974 Photoplay Award) 
Nov 15
Stewie Dempster, cricketer (1st great NZ Test batsman) 
Nov 15
Harold Warrender, Scott of the Antarctic 
Nov 15
Tilly Losch, The Good Earth 
Nov 15
Ilja Livschakoff, Ich kenn' dich nicht und liebe dich 
Nov 15
Gordon Rayburn, The Great Gatsby 
Nov 15
Ercüment Behzat Lav, A Nation Is Awaking 
Nov 17
Joseph Kaminski, composer 
Nov 18
Lillian Fuchs, composer 
Nov 18
Helene Sullivan, The Sign of the Rose 
Nov 18
Paul Fung, Samurai 
Nov 18
Akira Iwasaki, Sanbiki no koguma san 
Nov 19
Fritz Schmidt, German street photographer 
Nov 20
Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist (d. 1981) 
Nov 22
Herbert Sally Frankel, economist 
Nov 25
Martin Soames, traveller 
Nov 25
William Dehart Hubbard, Cin Ohio, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1924) 
Nov 27
Johnny Blood, aka John McNally, early NFL halfback (Green Bay) 
Nov 27
Mona Washbourne, England, actress (Stevie, Billie Liar, Driver's Seat) 
Nov 30
Germaine Emilie Madame Gres Krebs, haute Couturist 
Dec 4
Alfred Leslie Rowse, historian 
Dec 4
Cornell Woolrich, US, writer (El Angel Negro) 
Dec 5
Cecil Frank Powell, Tonbridge, Kent, physicist, discovered pion (Nobel 1950), (d.1969) 
Dec 5
Johannes Heesters, You Only You 
Dec 5
Eric Stacey, Gone with the Wind 
Dec 5
Connie Earl, Gone with the Wind 
Dec 5
Maria Luisa Escobar, Flor del campo 
Dec 5
Fred Van Deventer, Episode dated 8 August 1952 
Dec 6
Tony Lazzeri, American baseball player (d. 1946) 
Dec 7
Danilo Blanuša, Croatian mathematician (d. 1987) 
Dec 8
Adele Simpson, NYC, fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1946) 
Dec 8
Cleo Brown, pianist 
Dec 8
Irene Eisinger, singer 
Dec 8
Kathleen (Kitty) Rosalind Muggeridge, author 
Dec 8
Zoltan Szekely, composer 
Dec 8
Kanjûrô Arashi, Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo 
Dec 8
Ozie Waters, Prairie Raiders 
Dec 8
Graham Place, Gulliver's Travels 
Dec 8
Norma Drew, Fast and Furious 
Dec 8
Marion Dabney, Gone with the Wind 
Dec 8
Irene Eisinger, Die Försterchristl 
Dec 10
George J Lewis, Guadalajara Mexico, sacotr (Don-Zorro) 
Dec 10
Una Merkel, Covington Ky, actress (42nd Street, Abraham Lincoln) 
Dec 10
William Plomer, Transvaal, author (Paper Houses, I Speak of Africa) 
Dec 12
Enid Balint-Edmonds, psychoanalyst 
Dec 13
Carlos Montoya, Madrid Spain, guitarist (Suite Flamenco 1966) 
Dec 13
Jewgeni Petrow, writer 
Dec 13
John Piper, British writer (US Churches in WW I)/official war painter 
Dec 13
Richard De Rochemont, The Cold War: Act 1 - France 
Dec 13
John Piper, Out of Burning: The Rebirth of Coventry Cathderal 
Dec 13
Todhunter Ballard, The Outcast 
Dec 13
Maurice Stephens, The Campus Vamp 
Dec 14
David Lewis, Dark Victory 
Dec 14
Eduardo García Maroto, Una de fieras 
Dec 14
Gustav Byström, Kärlek och dynamit 
Dec 14
Hans Hömberg, His Royal Highness 
Dec 16
Hardie Albright, Pittsburgh, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter) 
Dec 16
Rafael Alberti, Spanish poet (El hombre deshabitado) 
Dec 17
Erskine P Caldwell, author (Tobacco Road, God's Little Acre) 
Dec 17
Ray Noble, English bandleader and actor (d. 1978) 
Dec 19
Cyril Dean Darlington, England, biologist (hereditary mechanisms) 
Dec 19
George Davis Snell, Bradford, Massachusetts, American geneticist (H-2 gene) 
Dec 19
Theo Harych, writer 
Dec 22
Barbara Moore, doctor, walked across US in 86 days in 1960 
Dec 22
H Keffer Hartline, US, biophysicist (Nobel 1967) 
Dec 22
Marc Lavry, composer 
Dec 23
Fredi [Fredericka] Carolyn Washington, actress (Black & Tan) 
Dec 23
Michael Kalatozov, Russian producer (When the Cranes Fly) 
Dec 23
Fran Frey, The Checkmate Caper 
Dec 23
Dudie Maschmeyer, Dial M for Murder 
Dec 24
Roy McLaughlin, Gone with the Wind 
Dec 25
Antiochos Evanghelatos, composer 
Dec 25
Corry Lievens, [Isabella MJ Adriaens], Flemish actress (Blue Bird) 
Dec 25
J Edward Bromberg, Hungary, actor (Mark of Zorro, Under 2 Flags) 
Dec 25
J. Edward Bromberg, The Mark of Zorro 
Dec 25
Sash Fisher, Ben-Hur 
Dec 25
Peggy Dale, The Desert Song 
Dec 25
Lelio Basso, La caduta del fascismo 
Dec 25
Stefan Bartik, Eva Wants to Sleep 
Dec 26
Elisha Cook Jr, San Francisco California, actor (Maltese Falcon, Shane, Magnum PI) 
Dec 28
John von Neumann, mathematician/astronomer (Bocher Award 1938) 
Dec 28
Earl Hines, American musician (d. 1983) 
Dec 29
Clyde McCoy, jazz trumpeter/bandleader 
1
Piotr Erlich, Jak daleko stad, jak blisko 
1
Dezsö Ákos Hamza, Szíriusz 
1
Gertrude Sutton, The Soul of a Heel 
8
Bessie Lee, Ladies of the Big House 
10
Mary Angus, Flesh and the Devil 
10
Margie Angus, Flesh and the Devil 
10
Cyril Connolly, Beaton by Bailey 
10
Gösta Roosling, Crisis 
13
Harold Byrns, Pickup 
15
Roy Acuff, Surf's Up 
15
Yoshio Kosugi, Seven Samurai 
15
Nicholas Bird, Leave It to Me 
15
Pia Tassinari, Torna, caro ideal! 
16
Russell Harlan, To Kill a Mockingbird 
16
Irving Asher, The Four Feathers 
16
Gwen Bristow, Tomorrow Is Forever 
16
Joe Venuti, Sweet and Lowdown 
26
Robert Bassler, Suddenly 
26
Hiren Bose, Bhakta Jayadeva 
26
Victor Kendall, The Flying Scotsman 
26
Dmitriy Orlov, Vesenniye grozy 
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