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CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAYS

Noted Individuals Who Would Have Turned 100

~ July & August 2020 ~ 

Webmaster's Notes:

~ Living individuals turning 100 this year can be found on the "Born 1920" pages. ~

~ Click on each picture below for photo credit information. ~

  William T. Coleman, Jr.
American government official, Secretary of Transportation (1975-1977)
07/07/1920 – 03/31/2017
  David Brinkley
American reporter, anchorman, and commentator
07/10/1920 – 06/11/2003
  Yul Brynner
Russian-born Oscar-winning actor, The King and I, The Magnificent Seven
07/11/1920 – 10/10/1985
  Beah Richards
American actress, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Beloved
07/12/1920 – 09/14/2000
  Dolph Sweet
American actor, TV's Gimme a Break!
07/18/1920 – 05/08/1985
  Elliot Richardson
American government official, Secretary of Defense (1973), Attorney General (1973)
07/20/1920 – 12/31/1999
  Isaac Stern
Polish-born American violinist
07/21/1920 – 09/22/2001
  Amália Rodrigues
Portuguese fado singer
07/23/1920 – 10/06/1999
  Bella Abzug
American feminist and politician, New York representative (1971-1977)
07/24/1920 – 03/31/1998
  Rosalind Franklin
English chemist, pioneer in the field of DNA research
07/25/1920 – 04/16/1958
  Andrew V. McLaglen
English-born American television and motion picture director, McLintock!, Chisum
07/28/1920 – 08/30/2014
  Sammy Lee
American Olympic gold medal-winning platform diver
08/01/1920 – 12/02/2016
  P. D. James
English crime fiction writer, the Adam Dalgliesh series
08/03/1920 – 11/27/2014
  Helen Thomas
American journalist and columnist
08/04/1920 – 07/20/2013
  George Tooker
American magic realist painter
08/05/1920 – 03/27/2011
  Selma Diamond
American television writer, Your Show of Shows, and actress, TV's Night Court
08/06/1920 – 05/13/1985
  Ella Raines
American actress, Hail the Conquering Hero
08/06/1920 – 05/30/1988
  Neville Brand
American actor, Stalag 17, Birdman of Alcatraz
08/13/1920 – 04/16/1992
  Huntz Hall
American actor, the Bowery Boys film series
08/15/1920 – 01/30/1999
  Charles Bukowski
German-born American poet, novelist, and short story writer
08/16/1920 – 03/09/1994
  Maureen O'Hara
Irish/American actress, Miracle on 34th Street, The Quiet Man
08/17/1920 – 10/24/2015
  Shelley Winters
American Oscar-winning actress, A Place in the Sun, The Poseidon Adventure
08/18/1920 – 01/14/2006
  Ray Bradbury
American science fiction writer, The Martian Chronicles, Fahrenheit 451
08/22/1920 – 06/05/2012
  Denton Cooley
American heart surgeon
08/22/1920 – 11/18/2016
  Charlie Parker
American jazz saxophonist and composer
08/29/1920 – 03/12/1955
  G. D. Spradlin
American actor, The Godfather Part II, Apocalypse Now
08/31/1920 – 07/24/2011

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