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CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAYS

Noted Individuals Who Would Have Turned 100

~ June & July 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. ~

  Marcel Reich-Ranicki
Polish-born German literary critic
06/02/1920 – 09/18/2013
  Marion Motley
American football player
06/05/1920 – 06/27/1999
  Cornelius Ryan
Irish journalist and historical writer, The Longest Day, A Bridge Too Far
06/05/1920 – 11/23/1974
  Hazel Scott
Trinidadian-born American singer and pianist
06/11/1920 – 10/02/1981
  José López Portillo
Mexican president (1976-1982)
06/16/1920 – 01/17/2004
  Setsuko Hara
Japanese actress, Late Spring, Early Summer
06/17/1920 – 09/05/2015
  Ian Carmichael
English actor, the Lord Peter Wimsey television franchise
06/18/1920 – 02/05/2010
  Paul Frees
American voice artist, The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, Frosty the Snowman
06/22/1920 – 11/02/1986
  Lester Wunderman
American advertising executive, known as the father of direct marketing
06/22/1920 – 01/09/2019
  June Preisser
American actress, Babes in Arms, Strike Up the Band
06/26/1920 – 09/19/1984
  Ray Harryhausen
American stop-motion animator, Jason and the Argonauts
06/29/1920 – 05/07/2013
  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

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