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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Edward Abbey
Author
29-Jan-1927 14-Mar-1989 Desert Solitaire
Bob Abernethy
Journalist
5-Nov-1927   Former NBC News correspondent
Paul Ableman
Novelist
13-Jun-1927 25-Oct-2006 I Hear Voices
Brock Adams
Politician
13-Jan-1927 10-Sep-2004 US Senator from Washington, 1987-93
Joe Adcock
Baseball
30-Oct-1927 3-May-1999 Milwaukee Braves First Baseman
Bhumibol Adulyadej
Head of State
5-Dec-1927   King of Thailand
Raúl Alfonsín
Head of State
13-Mar-1927 31-Mar-2009 President of Argentina, 1983-89
Mose Allison
Musician
11-Nov-1927   Southern bluesman, Jazz pianist
Ed Ames
Singer
9-Jul-1927   Try to Remember
Anne L. Armstrong
Government
27-Dec-1927 30-Jul-2008 US Ambassador to the UK, 1976-77
John Ashbery
Poet
28-Jul-1927   Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror
Richie Ashburn
Baseball
19-Mar-1927 9-Sep-1997 MLB Hall of Fame Whiz Kid
Stanley Baker
Actor
8-Feb-1927 28-Jun-1976 Knights of the Round Table
Hank Ballard
Singer
18-Nov-1927 2-Mar-2003 The Twist
Ray Barrett
Actor
2-May-1927 8-Sep-2009 Peter Thornton on The Troubleshooters
Eva Bartok
Actor
18-Jun-1927 1-Aug-1998 The Crimson Pirate
Jorge Batlle Ibáñez
Head of State
25-Oct-1927   President of Uruguay, 2000-05
Phil Batt
Politician
4-Mar-1927   Governor of Idaho, 1995-99
Frank Batten
Publisher
11-Feb-1927 10-Sep-2009 Founder, The Weather Channel
Stephen Becker
Novelist
31-Mar-1927 27-Mar-1999 When the War Is Over
Geoffrey Beene
Fashion Designer
30-Aug-1927 28-Sep-2004 Award-winning fashion designer
Maurice Béjart
Choreographer
1-Jan-1927 22-Nov-2007 Innovative ballet choreographer
Harry Belafonte
Singer/Songwriter
1-Mar-1927   Calypso singer
Pope Benedict XVI
Religion
16-Apr-1927   Roman Catholic Pontiff
Robert F. Bennett
Politician
23-May-1927 9-Oct-2000 Governor of Kansas, 1975-79
Gary Bertini
Conductor
1-May-1927 18-Mar-2005 Music Director, Jerusalem Symphony, 1978-87
Mari Blanchard
Actor
13-Apr-1927 10-May-1970 She-Devil
George Blanda
Football
17-Sep-1927 27-Sep-2010 Football hall-of-famer played 340 games
Burt Blechman
Novelist
2-Mar-1927   How Much?
Herbert Blomstedt
Conductor
11-Jul-1927   Director, Leipzig Gewandhaus, 1998-2005
Erma Bombeck
Columnist
21-Feb-1927 22-Apr-1996 The Grass is Always Greener
James Booth
Actor
19-Dec-1927 11-Aug-2005 Zulu
Robert Bork
Government
1-Mar-1927   Fired Archibald Cox, later got himself borked
Tom Bosley
Actor
1-Oct-1927 19-Oct-2010 Dad on Happy Days
Elsbeth Bothe
Judge
17-Oct-1927   Baltimore Circuit Court Judge, retired
John Brademas
Politician
2-Mar-1927   Congressman from Indiana, 1959-81
Sydney Brenner
Scientist
13-Jan-1927   Genetic regulation of organ development
James Broderick
Actor
7-Mar-1927 1-Nov-1982 Doug Lawrence on Family
Harold Brown
Government
19-Sep-1927   US Secretary of Defense, 1977-81
Jim Broyhill
Politician
19-Aug-1927   Congressman from North Carolina, 1963-86
Robert Brustein
Educator
21-Apr-1927   Founder, American Reportory Theatre
Lloyd Bucher
Military
1-Sep-1927 28-Jan-2004 Commander of USS Pueblo
Frank R. Burns
Football
c. 1927   Rutgers Head Coach, 1973-83
George Busbee
Politician
7-Aug-1927 16-Jul-2004 Governor of Georgia, 1975-83
Carl Butler
Country Musician
2-Jun-1927 4-Sep-1992 Don't Let Me Cross Over
Jack Butler
Football
12-Nov-1927   Former Pittsburgh Steelers DB
Robert N. Butler
Doctor
21-Jan-1927 4-Jul-2010 Expert on aging
Susan Cabot
Actor
9-Jul-1927 10-Dec-1986 The Wasp Woman
Donald W. Callender
Business
27-Sep-1927 7-Jan-2009 Marie Callender's restaurateur
Levin H. Campbell
Judge
2-Jan-1927   1st Circuit Court of Appeals, 1972-1992
Gianna Maria Canale
Actor
12-Sep-1927   I Vampiri
Harvey Carignan
Criminal
18-May-1927   The Want-Ad Killer
Pat Carroll
Actor
5-May-1927   Make Room for Daddy
John Carter
Actor
26-Nov-1927   Lt. John Biddle on Barnaby Jones
Rosalynn Carter
First Lady
18-Aug-1927   Wife of US President Jimmy Carter
Jack Cassidy
Actor
5-Mar-1927 12-Dec-1976 The Eiger Sanction
Peggie Castle
Actor
22-Dec-1927 11-Aug-1973 Lily Merrill on Lawman
Lauro F. Cavazos
Government
4-Jan-1927   US Secretary of Education, 1988-90
John Chancellor
Journalist
14-Jul-1927 12-Jul-1996 NBC Nightly News anchor
Otis Chandler
Publisher
23-Nov-1927 27-Feb-2006 Publisher of the L.A. Times, 1960-80
Cesar Chavez
Labor Leader
31-Mar-1927 23-Apr-1993 Mastermind of the California grape boycott
George E. Christian
Government
1-Jan-1927 27-Nov-2002 LBJ's press secretary
Ramsey Clark
Government
18-Dec-1927   US Attorney General, 1967-69
Roy Cohn
Government
20-Feb-1927 2-Aug-1986 Joseph McCarthy's henchman
Chris Connor
Singer
8-Nov-1927 29-Aug-2009 Jazz singer, I Miss You
Michael Constantine
Actor
22-May-1927   My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Barbara Cook
Singer
25-Oct-1927   Broadway, TV and cabaret singer and actress
Gordon Cooper
Astronaut
6-Mar-1927 4-Oct-2004 Mercury 7 and Gemini 5 astronaut
Lou Creekmur
Football
22-Jan-1927 5-Jul-2009 Detroit Lions, Hall of Famer
Richard Crenna
Actor
30-Nov-1927 18-Jan-2003 Our Miss Brooks
Norm Crosby
Comic
15-Sep-1927   Stand-up and nightclub comic
Peter Cundall
TV Personality
1-Apr-1927   Host of Gardening Australia, 1989-2008
Dan Curtis
Film Director
12-Aug-1927 27-Mar-2006 Burnt Offerings
William Daniels
Actor
31-Mar-1927   Voice of K.I.T.T. on Knight Rider
Guy Davenport
Author
23-Nov-1927 4-Jan-2005 Thasos and Ohio
Thayer David
Actor
4-Mar-1927 17-Jul-1978 Jergens in Rocky
Colin Davis
Conductor
25-Sep-1927   Principal Conductor, LSO, 1995-2006
John R. Davis, Jr.
Diplomat
25-Jul-1927   US Ambassador to Poland, 1983-90
Midge Decter
Journalist
25-Jul-1927   Neoconservative maven
Paul G. Desmarais
Business
4-Jan-1927   CEO, Power Corporation of Canada, 1968-96
David Dinkins
Politician
10-Jul-1927   Mayor of New York City, 1989-93
Steve Ditko
Cartoonist
2-Nov-1927   Drew Spider-Man like nobody else has or can
Alan J. Dixon
Politician
7-Jul-1927   US Senator from Illinois, 1981-93
Ken Dodd
Comic
8-Nov-1927   British comedian, ventriloquist
Tom Dooley
Activist
17-Jan-1927 18-Jan-1961 Deliver Us from Evil
Winfield Dunn
Politician
1-Jul-1927   Governor of Tennessee, 1971-75
Otto Eckstein
Economist
1-Aug-1927 22-Mar-1984 Council of Economic Advisers, 1964-66
Paul Eddington
Actor
18-Jun-1927 4-Nov-1995 Jim Hacker on Yes, Prime Minister
Edwin Edwards
Politician
7-Aug-1927   Former governor, convicted felon
James B. Edwards
Politician
24-Jun-1927   Governor of South Carolina, 1975-79
Geoffrey Eglinton
Geologist
1-Nov-1927   Molecular organic geochemistry
Manfred Eigen
Physicist
9-May-1927   Studied fast chemical reactions
Dana Elcar
Actor
10-Oct-1927 6-Jun-2005 Pete Thornton on MacGyver
Charles H. Erhart, Jr.
Business
c. 1927   President of W.R. Grace & Co., 1989-90
Stein Eriksen
Skier
11-Dec-1927   Norwegian Alpine skier
John Erlenborn
Politician
8-Feb-1927 30-Oct-2005 Congressman from Illinois, 1965-84
Peter Falk
Actor
16-Sep-1927 23-Jun-2011 Detective Columbo
Malachi Favors
Bassist
22-Aug-1927 30-Jan-2004 Bass player for Art Ensemble of Chicago
Ruth Fertel
Business
5-Feb-1927 16-Apr-2002 Founder, Ruth's Chris Steak House
Cliff Finch
Politician
4-Apr-1927 22-Apr-1986 Governor of Mississippi, 1976-80
Martin Fleischmann
Chemist
29-Mar-1927 3-Aug-2012 Cold fusion crank
Friedrich Karl Flick
Business
3-Feb-1927 5-Oct-2006 Richest man in Austria
Eddie Fontaine
Singer
6-Mar-1927 13-Apr-1992 Rock-a-billy singer and character actor
William D. Ford
Politician
6-Aug-1927 14-Aug-2004 Congressman from Michigan, 1965-95
Bob Fosse
Choreographer
23-Jun-1927 23-Sep-1987 Choreographer
Bernard Fox
Actor
11-May-1927   Dr. Bombay on Bewitched
Nellie Fox
Baseball
25-Dec-1927 1-Dec-1975 MLB Hall of Famer
Daniel J. Freed
Educator
12-May-1927 17-Jan-2010 Yale Law professor
Lucio Fulci
Film Director
17-Jun-1927 13-Mar-1996 The Beyond
Richard H. Gallagher
Engineer
17-Nov-1927 30-Sep-1997 Finite element method
Richard N. Gardner
Diplomat
9-Jul-1927   US Ambassador to Spain, 1993-97
Kika de la Garza
Politician
22-Sep-1927   Congressman from Texas, 1965-97
Bruce S. Gelb
Diplomat
24-Feb-1927   US Ambassador to Belgium, 1991-93
Hans-Dietrich Genscher
Government
21-Mar-1927   German Foreign Minister, 1974-92
Stan Getz
Jazz Musician
2-Feb-1927 6-Jun-1991 Jazz tenor saxophonist
Althea Gibson
Tennis
25-Aug-1927 28-Sep-2003 First black woman to win Wimbledon
Carl D. Glickman
Business
c. 1927   The Glickman Organization
William F. Goodling
Politician
5-Dec-1927   Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1975-2001
Lyle Gramley
Economist
14-Jan-1927   Former Federal Reserve governor
Bud Grant
Football
20-May-1927   Longtime coach of Minnesota Vikings
Lee Grant
Actor
31-Oct-1927   Portnoy's Complaint
Alex Grass
Business
3-Aug-1927 27-Aug-2009 Founder of Rite Aid
Günter Grass
Author
16-Oct-1927   German novelist, The Tin Drum
Alan C. Greenberg
Business
3-Sep-1927   CEO of Bear Stearns, 1978-93
Donald P. Gregg
Government
12-Dec-1927   National Security Adviser to VP Bush
Robert Guillaume
Actor
30-Nov-1927   Benson
Marvin Harris
Anthropologist
18-Aug-1927 25-Oct-2001 Anthropological historian
Rosemary Harris
Actor
19-Sep-1927   Aunt May in Spider-Man
Paula Hawkins
Politician
24-Jan-1927 3-Dec-2009 US Senator from Florida, 1981-87
David Hedison
Actor
20-May-1927   Twice Felix Leiter in Bond films
Pierre Henry
Composer
9-Dec-1927   Electronic music pioneer
William Hickey
Actor
19-Sep-1927 29-Jun-1997 Prizzi's Honor
Barron Hilton
Business
23-Oct-1927   Chairman of Hilton Hotels
Glen A. Holden
Business
2-Jul-1927   US Ambassador to Jamaica, 1989-93
Robert Hossein
Actor
30-Dec-1927   Cemetery Without Crosses
Joan Hotchkis
Actor
21-Sep-1927   Ellen Monroe on My World and Welcome to It
James J. Howard
Politician
24-Jul-1927 25-Mar-1988 Congressman from New Jersey, 1965-88
Shirley Hughes
Author
16-Jul-1927   Alfie's Feet
Samuel P. Huntington
Author
18-Apr-1927 24-Dec-2008 The Clash of Civilizations
Dick Hyman
Pianist
8-Mar-1927   Pianist, Organist, Conductor, Composer
Donald P. Jacobs
Economist
22-Jun-1927   Dean of the Kellogg School, 1975-2001
Charles Jarrott
Film Director
16-Jun-1927 4-Mar-2011 Anne of the Thousand Days
Jackie Jensen
Baseball
9-Mar-1927 14-Jul-1982 American League MVP, 1958
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Novelist
7-May-1927   Heat and Dust
Antonio Carlos Jobim
Musician
25-Jan-1927 8-Dec-1994 The Girl from Ipanema
Richard Johnson
Actor
30-Jul-1927   Treasure Island
Dickie Jones
Actor
25-Feb-1927   Buffalo Bill Jr.
Elvin Jones
Drummer
9-Sep-1927 18-May-2004 Different Drummer
Freddie Jones
Actor
12-Sep-1927   The Caesars
L. Q. Jones
Actor
19-Aug-1927   Battle Cry
Bill Justis
Musician
14-Oct-1927 15-Jul-1982 Raunchy
John Kander
Composer
18-Mar-1927   Top Broadway composer
Marvin Kaplan
Actor
24-Jan-1927   Henry on Alice
Henry Kaufman
Business
20-Oct-1927   Ex Managing Director, Salomon Brothers
Fred Kavli
Philanthropist
1927   Kavli Foundation
William J. Keating
Publisher
30-Mar-1927   Cincinnati Enquirer chairman, 1974-92
Bob Keeshan
Actor
27-Jun-1927 23-Jan-2004 Captain Kangaroo
Jack Kelly
Actor
16-Sep-1927 7-Nov-1992 Bart Maverick
Amos Kenan
Author
2-May-1927 4-Aug-2009 The Road to Ein Harod
Tom Kennedy
Game Show Host
26-Feb-1927   Host of Name That Tune, etc.
Daniel Keyes
Novelist
9-Aug-1927   Flowers for Algernon
F. Ray Keyser, Jr.
Politician
17-Aug-1927   Governor of Vermont, 1961-63
Sidney Kimmel
Business
c. 1927   CEO of Jones Apparel Group, 1975-2002
Alan King
Comic
26-Dec-1927 9-May-2004 Jewish comic and Friars Club fixture
Coretta Scott King
Activist
27-Apr-1927 30-Jan-2006 Widow of Dr. Martin Luther King
Galway Kinnell
Poet
1-Feb-1927   Selected Poems
Les Kinsolving
Journalist
18-Dec-1927   WorldNetDaily
Phyllis Kirk
Actor
18-Sep-1927 19-Oct-2006 House of Wax
Eartha Kitt
Singer
17-Jan-1927 25-Dec-2008 Catwoman
Billy Klüver
Scientist
13-Nov-1927 11-Jan-2004 The Mr. Fix-It of kinetic art
John A. Kocur
Business
16-May-1927   President of Apache Corporation, 1979-88
Lawrence Kohlberg
Psychologist
25-Oct-1927 17-Jan-1987 Stages of moral development
Leszek Kolakowski
Philosopher
23-Oct-1927 17-Jul-2009 Polish refugee philosopher
Vladimir Komarov
Astronaut
16-Mar-1927 24-Apr-1967 Pilot of Soyuz 1 plunged to his death
Harvey Korman
Comic
15-Feb-1927 29-May-2008 The Carol Burnett Show
Robert P. Kraft
Astronomer
16-Jun-1927   Lick Observatory
Cleo Laine
Singer
28-Oct-1927   Show Boat
James T. Laney
Educator
24-Dec-1927   President of Emory University, 1977-93
Tommy Lasorda
Baseball
22-Sep-1927   Manager of the LA Dodgers, 1977-96
Claude Laydu
Actor
10-Mar-1927 29-Jul-2011 Diary of a Country Priest
Donald C. Leidel
Diplomat
31-Aug-1927   US Ambassador to Bahrain, 1983-86
Janet Leigh
Actor
6-Jul-1927 4-Oct-2004 Psycho
Anthony Lewis
Journalist
27-Mar-1927   Gideon's Trumpet
Gina Lollobrigida
Actor
4-Jul-1927   Beautiful but dangerous
Richard Long
Actor
17-Dec-1927 21-Dec-1974 Jarrod Barkley on The Big Valley
Stephen Low
Diplomat
2-Dec-1927 15-Nov-2010 US Ambassador to Nigeria, 1979-81
Malcolm M. Lucas
Judge
19-Apr-1927   California Chief Justice, 1987-96
Robert Ludlum
Novelist
25-May-1927 12-Mar-2001 Holcroft Covenant
James Thomas Lynn
Government
27-Feb-1927 6-Dec-2010 US HUD Secretary, 1973-75
Alan G. MacDiarmid
Chemist
14-Apr-1927 7-Feb-2007 Metallic polymers
Theodore Maiman
Physicist
11-Jul-1927 5-May-2007 Built the first working laser
Arthur Malet
Actor
24-Sep-1927   The Secret of NIMH
Abby Mann
Screenwriter
1-Dec-1927 25-Mar-2008 Judgment at Nuremberg
Gino Marchetti
Football
2-Jan-1927   NFL Hall of Famer
Harry M. Markowitz
Economist
24-Aug-1927   Portfolio theory
Nan Martin
Actor
15-Jul-1927 4-Mar-2010 The Drew Carey Show
Kurt Masur
Conductor
18-Jul-1927   Conductor, NY Philharmonic, 1991-2002
Harlan Mathews
Politician
17-Jan-1927   US Senator from Tennessee, 1993-94
Peter Matthiessen
Novelist
22-May-1927   At Play in the Fields of the Lord
Lois Maxwell
Actor
14-Feb-1927 29-Sep-2007 Miss Moneypenny
Harrison McCain
Business
3-Nov-1927 18-Mar-2004 Frozen french fry billionaire
Al McCandless
Politician
23-Jul-1927   Congressman from California, 1983-95
John McCarthy
Computer Programmer
4-Sep-1927 24-Oct-2011 Created LISP programming language
Pete McCloskey
Politician
29-Sep-1927   Congressman from California, 1967-83
Red McCombs
Business
19-Oct-1927   Car dealer, Co-Founder of Clear Channel
Tommy McCook
Musician
3-Mar-1927 5-May-1998 Sax player for The Skatalites
Pat McCormick
Comic
30-Jun-1927 29-Jul-2005 Smokey and the Bandit
John McLaughlin
Talk Show Host
29-Mar-1927   The McLaughlin Group
Lloyd Meeds
Politician
11-Dec-1927 17-Aug-2005 Congressman from Washington, 1965-79
W. S. Merwin
Poet
30-Sep-1927   The Carrier of Ladders
Jack Metcalf
Politician
30-Nov-1927 15-Mar-2007 Congressman from Washington, 1995-2001
Robert H. Miller
Diplomat
8-Sep-1927   US Ambassador to the Ivory Coast, 1983-86
Robert L. Mills
Physicist
15-Apr-1927 27-Oct-1999 Subatomic particles
César Milstein
Scientist
8-Oct-1927 24-Mar-2002 Hybridoma technique (monoclonal antibodies)
Patsy Mink
Politician
6-Dec-1927 28-Sep-2002 Congresswoman from Hawaii
Marvin Minsky
Scientist
9-Aug-1927   Father of Artificial Intelligence
Joseph Moakley
Politician
27-Apr-1927 28-May-2001 Congressman from Massachusetts, 1973-2001
Thomas S. Monson
Religion
21-Aug-1927   President of the Mormon Church
Roger Moore
Actor
14-Oct-1927   James Bond after Sean Connery
Robert Mosbacher
Government
11-Mar-1927 24-Jan-2010 US Secretary of Commerce, 1989-92
Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Politician
16-Mar-1927 26-Mar-2003 US Senator from New York, 1977-2001
K. Alex Müller
Physicist
20-Apr-1927   High-temperature superconductivity
Gerry Mulligan
Jazz Musician
6-Apr-1927 20-Jan-1996 Greatest jazz baritonist of all time
Peter Munk
Business
8-Nov-1927   Founder of Barrick Gold
Rosemary Murphy
Actor
13-Jan-1927   Eleanor and Franklin
John T. Myers
Politician
8-Feb-1927   Congressman from Indiana, 1967-97
Si Newhouse, Jr.
Publisher
8-Nov-1927   Chairman of Condé Nast
Pauline Newman
Judge
20-Jun-1927   US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
George Nigh
Politician
9-Jun-1927   Governor of Oklahoma, 1979-87
Marshall W. Nirenberg
Scientist
10-Apr-1927 15-Jan-2010 RNA's role in protein synthesis
Agnes Nixon
Film/TV Producer
10-Dec-1927   Daytime soap operas
Thomas T. Noguchi
Doctor
4-Jan-1927   Coroner to the Stars
Robert Noyce
Inventor
12-Dec-1927 3-Jun-1990 Co-Inventor, integrated circuit
Tim O'Connor
Actor
3-Jul-1927   Elliot Carson on Peyton Place
Patrick O'Neal
Actor
26-Sep-1927 9-Sep-1994 Chamber of Horrors
George A. Olah
Chemist
22-May-1927   Isolated carbonium ions
Marcel Ophüls
Film Director
1-Nov-1927   The Sorrow and the Pity
Robert Orben
Author
4-Mar-1927   Prolific jokewriter
Turgut Özal
Head of State
13-Oct-1927 17-Apr-1993 8th President of Turkey
Geneviève Page
Actor
13-Dec-1927   Belle de Jour
Patti Page
Singer
8-Nov-1927   The Tennessee Waltz
Olof Palme
Head of State
30-Jan-1927 28-Feb-1986 Swedish Prime Minister, assassinated
Geoffrey Palmer
Actor
4-Jun-1927   Lionel Hardcastle on As Time Goes By
Gregg Palmer
Actor
25-Jan-1927   The Rebel Set
Eugene Parker
Astronomer
10-Jun-1927   Solar winds
Estelle Parsons
Actor
20-Nov-1927   Character and TV actress
William N. Patman
Politician
26-Mar-1927 9-Dec-2008 Congressman from Texas, 1981-85
Earl Paulk
Religion
30-May-1927 29-Mar-2009 Chapel Hill Harvester Church
Pat Paulsen
Comic
6-Jul-1927 24-Apr-1997 Perpetual presidential candidate
Barbara Payton
Actor
16-Nov-1927 8-May-1967 Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
Martin L. Perl
Physicist
24-Jun-1927   Discovered the tau lepton
Joe Perry
Football
22-Jan-1927 25-Apr-2011 49ers fullback, Hall-of-Famer
William J. Perry
Government
11-Oct-1927   US Secretary of Defense, 1994-97
Brock Peters
Actor
2-Jul-1927 23-Aug-2005 To Kill a Mockingbird
Lee Philips
Film Director
10-Jan-1927 3-Mar-1999 TV movie director
George Plimpton
Author
18-Mar-1927 25-Sep-2003 Paper Lion
Sidney Poitier
Actor
20-Feb-1927   In The Heat Of The Night
John Pont
Football
13-Nov-1927 1-Jul-2008 IU-Bloomington Head Coach, 1965-72
Generoso Pope, Jr.
Business
13-Jan-1927 2-Oct-1988 National Enquirer and Weekly World News
Leontyne Price
Singer
10-Feb-1927   Operatic soprano
James Prior
Politician
11-Oct-1927   Minister for Northern Ireland, 1981-84
Joan Quigley
Government
10-Apr-1927   Reagan's astrologer
Denis Quilley
Actor
26-Dec-1927 5-Oct-2003 Privates on Parade
Edward Randall III
Business
c. 1927   CEO of Rotan Mosle, 1970-84
Kenneth A. Randall
Business
22-Jun-1927   Chairman of the FDIC, 1965-70
Boots Randolph
Musician
3-Jun-1927 3-Jul-2007 Yakety Sax
John Rauch
Football
20-Aug-1927 10-Jun-2008 Raiders Head Coach, 1966-68
Arthur Ravenel, Jr.
Politician
29-Mar-1927   Congressman from South Carolina, 1987-95
Johnnie Ray
Musician
10-Jan-1927 24-Feb-1990 Cry/The Little White Cloud That Cried
Richard Ray
Politician
2-Feb-1927 29-May-1999 Congressman from Georgia, 1983-93
Peter Mark Richman
Actor
16-Apr-1927   Nick Cain on Cain's Hundred
Bruce Ritter
Religion
25-Feb-1927 7-Oct-1999 Disgraced priest
Rachel Roberts
Actor
20-Sep-1927 26-Nov-1980 This Sporting Life
Paul Robeson, Jr.
Activist
2-Nov-1927   Son of Paul Robeson
William D. Rogers
Diplomat
12-May-1927 22-Sep-2007 Under Secretary of State, 1976-77
Maurice Ronet
Actor
13-Apr-1927 14-Mar-1983 Elevator to the Gallows
J. Patrick Rooney
Business
13-Dec-1927 15-Sep-2008 Golden Rule Insurance
Stuart Rosenberg
Film Director
11-Aug-1927 15-Mar-2007 Cool Hand Luke
Herbert Ross
Film Director
13-May-1927 9-Oct-2001 Steel Magnolias
Mstislav Rostropovich
Cellist
27-Mar-1927 27-Apr-2007 Cellist and conductor
John H. Rousselot
Politician
1-Nov-1927 11-May-2003 Congressman from California, 1961-63 & 1970-83
F. Sherwood Rowland
Chemist
28-Jun-1927 10-Mar-2012 Ozone depletion
Bill Rowling
Head of State
15-Nov-1927 31-Oct-1995 Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1974-75
Barbara Rush
Actor
4-Jan-1927   The Young Philadelphians
Ken Russell
Film Director
3-Jul-1927 27-Nov-2011 Altered States
Mort Sahl
Comic
11-May-1927   Early influential stand-up comic
Kim Young Sam
Head of State
20-Dec-1927   President of South Korea, 1993-98
John D. Scanlan
Diplomat
20-Dec-1927 20-Nov-2007 US Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1985-89
George C. Scott
Actor
18-Oct-1927 22-Sep-1999 Patton
Terry Scott
Actor
4-May-1927 26-Jul-1994 Terry and June
Vin Scully
Sports Journalist
29-Nov-1927   Voice of the Dodgers
John Seigenthaler
Editor
27-Jul-1927   Tennessean editor, RFK aide
Doc Severinsen
Conductor
7-Jul-1927   Johnny Carson's musical sidekick
Ted Shackley
Government
16-Jul-1927 9-Dec-2002 The CIA's Blond Ghost
Bob Shamansky
Politician
18-Apr-1927 11-Aug-2011 Congressman from Ohio, 1981-83
Robert Shaw
Actor
9-Aug-1927 28-Aug-1978 Quint in Jaws
Chandra Shekhar
Head of State
1-Jul-1927 8-Jul-2007 Prime Minister of India, 1990-91
Ann Allen Shockley
Author
21-Jun-1927   Loving Her
Hugh Sidey
Journalist
3-Sep-1927 21-Nov-2005 Time magazine
Neil Simon
Playwright
4-Jul-1927   The Odd Couple
William E. Simon
Government
27-Nov-1927 3-Jun-2000 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1974-77
Norman Sisisky
Politician
9-Jun-1927 29-Mar-2001 Congressman from Virginia, 1983-2001
Joseph Skeen
Politician
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