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BORN 1924

Turning 96 in 2020

  Charlie Munger
American businessman and investor, financial partner of Warren Buffet
01/01/1924
  Roger Guillemin
French-born American Nobel Prize-winning physiologist
01/11/1924
  Carole Cook
American actress, The Incredible Mr. Limpet, TV's The Lucy Show
01/14/1924
  Georg Ratzinger
German Catholic priest, musician, and conductor
01/15/1924
  Sammy Nestico
American composer and arranger
02/06/1924
  Woody Woodbury
American comedian and talk show host
02/09/1924
  Budge Patty
American tennis player
02/11/1924
  David Ferry
American translator and poet, Of No Country I Know
03/05/1924
  William Webster
American government official, director of the FBI (1978-1987) and CIA (1987-1991)
03/06/1924
  Byrd Baylor
American children's writer, Hawk, I'm Your Brother
03/28/1924
  Eugenio Scalfari
Italian politician and journalist, co-founder and editor of La Repubblica
04/06/1924
  Leslie Phillips
English actor, Venus, the Harry Potter film series
04/20/1924
  Kenneth Kaunda
Zambian president (1964-1991)
04/28/1924
  Zizi Jeanmaire
French ballet dancer
04/29/1924
  Sheldon Harnick
American lyricist, Broadway's Fiorello!, Fiddler on the Roof
04/30/1924
  Thomas Hayward
American admiral, Chief of Naval Operations (1978-1982)
05/03/1924
  Jane Morgan
American singer, "Fascination", "The Day the Rains Came"
05/03/1924
  Isadore Singer
American mathematician, co-developed the Atiyah-Singer index theorem
05/03/1924
  Antony Hewish
English Nobel Prize-winning radio astronomer
05/11/1924
  Priscilla Pointer
American actress, Carrie, TV's Dallas
05/18/1924
  Philip Pearlstein
American painter
05/24/1924
  Marshall Allen
American jazz saxophonist, member of the Sun Ra Arkestra
05/25/1924
  Torsten Wiesel
Swedish Nobel Prize-winning neurophysiologist
06/03/1924
  Edward Field
American poet, Stand Up, Friend, With Me, and novelist
06/07/1924
  Eva Marie Saint
American Oscar-winning actress, On the Waterfront, North by Northwest
07/04/1924
  Johnny Gilbert
American television announcer, Jeopardy!
07/13/1924
  Marianne Bernadotte
Swedish actress, royal, and philanthropist
07/15/1924
  Ella Jenkins
American singer and songwriter, nicknamed "The First Lady of Children's Music"
08/06/1924
  Yuri Orlov
Russian-born American physicist and human rights activist
08/13/1924
  Lee Adams
American lyricist, Broadway's Bye Bye Birdie, Applause
08/14/1924
  Robert Solow
American Nobel Prize-winning economist
08/23/1924
  Russell M. Nelson
American religious leader, Church of Latter Day Saints president (2018-present)
09/09/1924
  J. William Middendorf
American government official, Secretary of the Navy (1974-1977)
09/22/1924
  Jimmy Carter
American president (1977-1981), humanitarian, and Nobel Peace Prize recipient
10/01/1924
  Terry Gibbs
American jazz vibraphonist
10/13/1924
  Lubomír Štrougal
Czechoslovakian prime minister (1970-1988)
10/19/1924
  Joyce Randolph
American actress, TV's The Honeymooners
10/21/1924
  Bobby Brown
American baseball player and executive, American League president (1984-1994)
10/25/1924
  William Russell
English actor, TV's Doctor Who
11/19/1924
  Robert M. Young
American documentarian and motion picture director, Dominick and Eugene
11/22/1924
  Bent Fabric
Danish pianist and composer, "Alley Cat"
12/07/1924
  Maria Riva
German-born American actress and memoirist, Marlene Dietrich
12/13/1924
  Kirsi Kunnas
Finnish poet and children's writer
12/14/1924
  Esther Béjarano
German Holocaust survivor, member of the Women's Orchestra of Auschwitz
12/15/1924
  Mildred Miller
American opera singer
12/16/1924
  Cicely Tyson
American actress, Sounder, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
12/19/1924
  Friederike Mayröcker
Austrian poet
12/20/1924
  Marc Ferro
French historian, author of The Use and Abuse of History
12/24/1924
  Dub Jones
American football player
12/29/1924

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