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CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAYS

Noted Individuals Who Would Have Turned 100

~ August & September 2021 ~ 

Webmaster's Notes:

~ Living individuals turning 100 this year can be found on the "Born 1921" page. ~

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

  Richard Adler
American composer and lyricist, Broadway's The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees
08/03/1921 – 06/21/2012
  Marilyn Maxwell
American actress, Stand by for Action, The Lemon Drop Kid
08/03/1921 – 03/20/1972
  Herb Ellis
American jazz guitarist
08/04/1921 – 03/28/2010
  Maurice Richard
Canadian hockey player
08/04/1921 – 05/27/2000
  Esther Williams
American actress, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, Neptune's Daughter
08/08/1921 – 06/06/2013
  Alex Haley
American writer, Roots: The Saga of an American Family
08/11/1921 – 02/10/1992
  Gene Roddenberry
American writer and television and film producer, creator of TV's Star Trek
08/19/1921 – 10/241991
  Monty Hall
Canadian-born American game show host, Let's Make a Deal
08/25/1921 – 09/30/2017
  Ben Bradlee
American newspaper editor, The Washington Post (1965-1991)
08/26/1921 – 10/21/2014
  Nancy Kulp
American actress, TV's The Beverly Hillbillies
08/28/1921 – 02/03/1991
  Harry Secombe
Welsh comedian, The Goon Show, actor, and singer
09/08/1921 – 04/11/2001
  Stanislaw Lem
Polish science fiction writer, Solaris
09/12/1921 – 03/27/2006
  Jon Hendricks
American jazz singer and lyricist
09/16/1921 – 11/22/2017
  Chico Hamilton
American jazz drummer and bandleader
09/20/1921 – 11/25/2013
  Sheila MacRae
English-born American singer and actress, TV's The Honeymooners
09/24/1921 – 03/06/2014
  Jim McKay
American television sports journalist, Wide World of Sports
09/24/1921 – 06/07/2008
  Robert Muldoon
New Zealand prime minister (1975-1984)
09/25/1921 – 08/05/1992
  Miklós Jancsó
Hungarian motion picture director and screenwriter, The Lord's Lantern in Budapest
09/27/1921 – 01/31/2014
  Slappy White
American comedian and actor
09/27/1921 – 11/07/1995
  Deborah Kerr
Scottish-born English actress, From Here to Eternity, The King and I
09/30/1921 – 10/16/2007

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