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  Jürgen Habermas
German philosopher and sociologist
06/18/1929
  Gene Hackman
American Oscar-winning actor, Bonnie and Clyde, The French Connection
01/30/1930
  Bernard Haitink
Dutch conductor
03/04/1929
  Anna Halprin
American dancer and choreographer
07/13/1920
  Gail Halvorsen
American Air Force pilot, nicknamed the Berlin Airlift "Candy Bomber"
10/10/1920
  Jerry Hardin
American actor, The Firm, TV's The X-Files
11/20/1929
  Sheldon Harnick
American lyricist, Broadway's Fiorello!, Fiddler on the Roof
04/30/1924
  Barry Harris
American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger
12/15/1929
  Estelle Harris
American actress, the Toy Story film series, TV's Seinfeld
04/04/1928
  Fred Harris
American politician, Oklahoma senator (1964-1973)
11/13/1930
  Rosemary Harris
English actress, Tom & Viv, the Spider-Man film series
09/19/1927
  Bill Hayes
American singer and actor, TV's Days of Our Lives
06/05/1925
  Roy Haynes
American jazz drummer
03/13/1925
  Thomas Hayward
American admiral, Chief of Naval Operations (1978-1982)
05/03/1924
  Tippi Hedren
American actress, The Birds, Marnie
01/19/1930
  Patrick Hemingway
American literary editor, Ernest Hemingway's True at First Light
06/28/1928
  Gloria Henry
American actress, TV's Dennis the Menace
04/02/1923
  Carmen Herrera
Cuban-born American painter
05/31/1915
  Antony Hewish
English Nobel Prize-winning radio astronomer
05/11/1924
  Jack Higgins
English writer, The Eagle Has Landed, A Prayer for the Dying
07/27/1929
  Peter Higgs
English Nobel Prize-winning physicist
05/29/1929
  E. D. Hirsch
American literary critic, author of Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know
03/22/1928
  Pat Hitchcock
English-born American actress, Strangers on a Train, Psycho
07/07/1928
  Hal Holbrook
American actor, Mark Twain Tonight, Into the Wild
02/17/1925
  Earl Holliman
American actor, The Rainmaker, TV's Police Woman
09/11/1928
  Bill Holman
American jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger
05/21/1927
  Nick Holonyak
American engineer, created the first visible light-emitting diode (LED)
11/03/1928
  Linwood Holton
American politician, Virginia governor (1970-1974)
09/21/1923
  James Hong
American actor, Big Trouble in Little China, Kung Fu Panda
02/22/1929
  Selim Hoss
Lebanese prime minister (1976-1980, 1987-1990, 1998-2000) and president (1988-1989)
12/20/1929
  Robert Hossein
French actor, motion picture director, and screenwriter, Night Is Not for Sleep
12/30/1927
  Richard Howard
American poet, literary critic, and translator
10/13/1929
  Sally Ann Howes
English/American singer and actress, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
07/20/1930
  Dolores Huerta
American labor leader and activist
04/10/1930
  Kathleen Hughes
American actress, It Came from Outer Space
11/14/1928
  Shirley Hughes
English children's writer and illustrator, the Alfie series
07/16/1927
  Marsha Hunt
American actress, Pride and Prejudice, Blossoms in the Dust
10/17/1917
  Will Hutchins
American actor, TV's Sugarfoot
05/05/1930
  Dick Hyman
American jazz pianist and composer
03/08/1927
  Ion Iliescu
Romanian president (1989-1996, 2000-2004)
03/03/1930
  Luce Irigaray
Belgian-born French linguist, psychoanalyst, and feminist philosopher
05/03/1930
  Robert Irwin
American painter and sculptor
09/12/1928
  James Ivory
American motion picture producer, director, Howard's End, and screenwriter, Call Me by Your Name
06/07/1928
  Philippe Jaccottet
Swiss poet and translator
06/30/1925
  Al Jaffee
American cartoonist, frequent contributor to Mad magazine
03/13/1921
  Ahmad Jamal
American jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader
07/02/1930
  Joni James
American singer, "Why Don't You Believe Me?"
09/22/1930
  Byron Janis
American classical pianist
03/24/1928
  Conrad Janis
American jazz trombonist and actor, TV's Mork & Mindy
02/11/1928
  Don January
American golfer
11/20/1929
  Ella Jenkins
American singer and songwriter, nicknamed "The First Lady of Children's Music"
08/06/1924
  Norman Jewison
Canadian motion picture producer and director, In the Heat of the Night, Moonstruck
07/21/1926
  Jiang Zemin
Chinese president (1993-2003)
08/17/1926
  Alejandro Jodorowsky
Chilean-born French motion picture director and screenwriter, El Topo
02/17/1929
  Sue Johanson
Canadian sex educator and television personality, Talk Sex with Sue Johanson
03/16/1930
(Some sources cite 07/29/1930)
  Glynis Johns
South African-born Welsh actress, Mary Poppins, Broadway's A Little Night Music
10/05/1923
  Jasper Johns
American painter and graphic artist
05/15/1930
  George E. Johnson, Sr.
American entrepreneur, founded Johnson Hair Care Products
06/12/1927
  Jennifer Johnston
Irish writer, The Old Jest
01/12/1930
  Jonathan
Seychellois-hatched St. Helenian giant tortoise, world's oldest known living land animal
c. 1832
  Dub Jones
American football player
12/29/1924
  L. Q. Jones
American actor, The Wild Bunch, The Ballad of Cable Hogue
08/19/1927
  Tom Jones
American lyricist and librettist, The Fantasticks
02/17/1928
  Sheila Jordan
American jazz singer
11/18/1928
  Norton Juster
American children's writer, The Phantom Tollbooth
06/02/1929
  Bernard Kalb
American journalist
02/04/1922
  Marvin Kalb
American journalist
06/09/1930
  Eric Kandel
Austrian-born American Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist
11/07/1929
  John Kander
American songwriter, "Cabaret", "New York, New York", collaborator with Fred Ebb
03/18/1927
  Martin Karplus
Austrian-born American Nobel Prize-winning chemist
03/15/1930
  Alex Katz
American painter and printmaker
07/24/1927
  Kenneth Kaunda
Zambian president (1964-1991)
04/28/1924
  Margaret Keane
American painter
09/15/1927
  Diana Kennedy
English-born Mexican culinary writer
03/03/1923
  Ethel Kennedy
American human rights activist and political figure, widow of Senator Robert Kennedy
04/11/1928
  William Kennedy
American writer, Ironweed, Roscoe
01/16/1928
  X. J. Kennedy
American poet, Nude Descending a Staircase
08/21/1929
  Margaret Kerry
American actress, model for Tinker Bell in Disney's Peter Pan
05/11/1929
  Wahiduddin Khan
Indian Islamic scholar and peace activist
01/01/1925
  Yuriko Kikuchi
American dancer and choreographer
02/02/1920
  Terry Kilburn
English-born American actor, A Christmas Carol, Goodbye, Mr. Chips
11/25/1926
  Dale Kildee
American politician, Michigan representative (1977-2013)
09/16/1929
  Kim Yong-nam
North Korean government official, ceremonial head of state (1998-2019)
02/04/1928
  Thomas Kinsella
Irish poet
05/04/1928
  Henry Kissinger
German-born American statesman, Secretary of State (1973-1977), and Nobel Peace Prize recipient
05/27/1923
  Joseph Kittinger
American Air Force colonel, first person to conduct stratospheric space diving
07/27/1928
  William Klein
American-born French photographer and filmmaker
04/19/1928
  Hilary Knight
American illustrator, the Eloise book series
11/01/1926
  Pavel Kohout
Czechoslovakian-born Austrian playwright and novelist, The Widow Killer
07/20/1928
  Herbert Kroemer
German Nobel Prize-winning physicist
08/25/1928
  Sid Krofft
Canadian-born American puppeteer and television producer, H.R. Pufnstuf
07/30/1929
  Hardy Krüger
German actor, The Flight of the Phoenix
04/12/1928
  Dilip Kumar
Indian actor and politician
12/11/1922
  Milan Kundera
Czechoslovakian-born French writer, The Unbearable Lightness of Being
04/01/1929
  Hans Küng
Swiss theologian
03/19/1928
  Kirsi Kunnas
Finnish poet and children's writer
12/14/1924
  György Kurtág
Hungarian composer
02/19/1926
  Yayoi Kusama
Japanese painter and sculptor
03/22/1929
  Art Laboe
American radio personality
08/07/1925
  William Labov
American sociolinguist
12/04/1927
  Raffaele La Capria
Italian writer, The Mortal Wound
10/03/1922
  Robert J. Lagomarsino
American politician, California representative (1975-1993)
09/04/1926
  Cleo Laine
English singer and actress, nicknamed "The Queen of Jazz"
10/28/1927
  George Lamming
Barbadian writer, In the Castle of My Skin
06/08/1927
  Angela Lansbury
English-born American actress, Gaslight, Broadway's Mame, TV's Murder, She Wrote
10/16/1925
  Anita Lasker-Wallfisch
German Holocaust survivor, member of the Women's Orchestra of Auschwitz
07/17/1925
  Tommy Lasorda
American baseball player and manager
09/22/1927
  Elliot Lawrence
American jazz pianist, composer, conductor, and bandleader
02/14/1925
  Mary Wells Lawrence
American advertising executive
05/25/1928
  Peter Lax
Hungarian-born American mathematician
05/01/1926
  Cloris Leachman
American Oscar-winning actress, The Last Picture Show, Young Frankenstein
04/30/1926
  Norman Lear
American motion picture and television producer, All in the Family, The Jeffersons
07/27/1922
  Bill Lee
American jazz musician and composer
07/23/1928
  Everett Lee
American conductor and violinist
08/31/1916
  Tsung-Dao Lee
Chinese-born American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
11/24/1926
  Tom Lehrer
American singer, songwriter, and satirist
04/09/1928
  Julio Le Parc
Argentinian kinetic artist
09/23/1928
  Jean-Marie Le Pen
French nationalist, founded and led the National Front political party (1972-2011)
06/20/1928
  Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie
French historian, author of The Peasants of Languedoc
07/19/1929
  William Leuchtenburg
American historian, author of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal
09/28/1922
  Marv Levy
American football coach
08/03/1925
  Li Ka-shing
Hong Kong business magnate
06/13/1928
  G. Gordon Liddy
American FBI agent, figure in the Watergate scandal
11/30/1930
  Robert Jay Lifton
American psychiatrist, author of Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism
05/16/1926
  Don Lind
American astronaut
05/18/1930
  Joanne Linville
American actress, The Goddess
01/15/1928
  Norman Lloyd
American producer, director, and actor, Saboteur, TV's St. Elsewhere
11/08/1914
  June Lockhart
American actress, TV's Lassie, Lost in Space
06/25/1925
  Gina Lollobrigida
Italian actress, Beat the Devil, Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell
07/04/1927
  Jim Lovell
American astronaut
03/25/1928
  James Lovelock
English atmospheric chemist, originated the Gaia theory
07/26/1919
  Bernard Lown
Lithuanian-born American cardiologist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient
06/07/1921
  Lisa Lu
Chinese-born American actress, The Joy Luck Club, Crazy Rich Asians
07/08/1927
  Christa Ludwig
German opera singer
03/16/1928
  Johnny Lujack
American football player
01/04/1925
  Alison Lurie
American writer, Foreign Affairs
09/03/1926
  Jimmy Lydon
American actor, the Henry Aldrich film series, and motion picture producer
05/30/1923
  Betty Lynn
American actress, Cheaper by the Dozen, TV’s The Andy Griffith Show
08/29/1926
  Alasdair MacIntyre
Scottish-born philosopher
01/12/1929
  Don Maddox
American country musician
12/07/1922
  Judith Magre
French actress, The Lovers, Elle
11/20/1926
  George Maharis
American actor, TV's Route 66
09/01/1928
  Mahathir Mohamad
Malaysian prime minister (1981-2003, 2018-2020)
07/10/1925
  Fumihiko Maki
Japanese architect
09/06/1928
  Jean Malaurie
French cultural anthropologist and geographer
12/22/1922
  Junior Mance
American jazz pianist
10/10/1928
  Lata Mangeshkar
Indian playback singer
09/28/1929
  Imelda Marcos
Filipino First Lady (1965-1986)
07/02/1929
  Bernard Marcus
American businessman, co-founded Home Depot
05/12/1929
  Rudolph A. Marcus
Canadian-born American Nobel Prize-winning chemist
07/21/1923
  Harry Markowitz
American Nobel Prize-winning economist
08/24/1927
  Peter Marshall
American singer and game show host, The Hollywood Squares
03/30/1926
  Ray Marshall
American government official, Secretary of Labor (1977-1981)
08/22/1928
  Elizabeth "Betita" Martínez
American activist and feminist
12/12/1925
  Jackie Mason
American comedian and actor, Caddyshack II
06/09/1928
  Claire Maurier
French actress, La Cage aux Folles, Amélie
03/27/1929
  Charlie Maxwell
American baseball player
04/08/1927
  Marilyn Maye
American singer
04/10/1928
  Arno J. Mayer
Luxembourgian-born American historian, author of Why Did the Heavens Not Darken?
06/19/1926
  Friederike Mayröcker
Austrian poet
12/20/1924
  Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow
Senegalese educator, UNESCO Director-General (1974-1987)
03/20/1921
  C. W. McCall
American singer, "Convoy"
11/15/1928
  Pete McCloskey
American politician, California representative (1967-1983)
09/29/1927
  Pat McCormick
American Olympic gold medal-winning diver
05/12/1930
  James McDivitt
American astronaut
06/10/1929
  James McEachin
American actor, Play Misty for Me, TV's Tenafly
05/20/1930
  Hugh McElhenny
American football player
12/31/1928
  Robert McGinnis
American painter and illustrator
02/03/1926
  Jack McKeon
American baseball manager and front-office executive
11/23/1930
  Paulo Mendes da Rocha
Brazilian architect
10/25/1928
  Carlos Menem
Argentinian president (1989-1999)
07/02/1930
  Helen Merrill
American singer
07/21/1930
  J. William Middendorf
American government official, Secretary of the Navy (1974-1977)
09/22/1924
  Vera Miles
American actress, The Searchers, Psycho
08/23/1929
  J. Hillis Miller
American literary critic
03/05/1928
  Mark Miller
American actor, TV's Please Don't Eat the Daisies
11/20/1925
  Mildred Miller
American opera singer
12/16/1924
  Brenda Milner
English-born Canadian clinical neuropsychologist
07/15/1918
  Newton Minow
American government official, Federal Communications Commission chair (1961-1963)
01/17/1926
  Grace Mirabella
American magazine editor, editor-in-chief of Vogue and Mirabella
06/10/1930
  Walter Mirisch
American motion picture producer, Hawaii, In the Heat of the Night
11/08/1921
  Scoey Mitchell
American actor, Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling, and game show panelist
03/12/1930
  Hiroshi H. Miyamura
American Korean War Medal of Honor recipient
10/06/1925
  Jürgen Moltmann
German theologian
04/08/1926
  Walter Mondale
American vice president (1977-1981) and 1984 Democratic presidential nominee
01/05/1928
  Fernanda Montenegro
Brazilian actress, Central Station
10/16/1929
  Gordon Moore
American businessman, co-founded the Intel Corporation
01/03/1929
  Sara Jane Moore
American political extremist, attempted to assassinate President Gerald Ford
02/15/1930
  Terry Moore
American actress, Come Back, Little Sheba
01/07/1929
  Francisco Morales Bermúdez
Peruvian president (1975-1980)
10/04/1921
  Max Morath
American ragtime pianist
10/01/1926
  Jane Morgan
American singer, "Fascination", "The Day the Rains Came"
05/03/1924
  Edgar Morin
French philosopher and sociologist
07/08/1921
  Desmond Morris
English zoologist and sociobiologist, author of The Naked Ape
01/24/1928
  Ben Roy Mottelson
American/Danish Nobel Prize-winning nuclear physicist
07/09/1926
  Roger Mudd
American journalist and television correspondent
02/09/1928
  K. Alex Müller
Swiss Nobel Prize-winning physicist
04/20/1927
  Charlie Munger
American businessman and investor, financial partner of Warren Buffet
01/01/1924
  Tomiichi Murayama
Japanese prime minister (1994-1996)
03/03/1924
  David H. Murdock
American businessman, CEO of Dole Food Company
04/11/1923
  Don Murray
American actor, Bus Stop, A Hatful of Rain, TV's Knots Landing
07/31/1929
  Thea Musgrave
Scottish/American composer, Harriet, the Woman Called Moses
05/27/1928
  Ali Hassan Mwinyi
Tanzanian president (1985-1995)
05/08/1925

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