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2009 - 2000

Famous birthdays on August 12th for the celebrities who were born in the years 2009 - 2000

  • Greek royalty, the third child of the 33-year-old crown prince of Greece, Paul, and Princess Marie Chantal, who live in New York City. Prince Paul is the eldest son of the deposed King Constantin (60) and Queen Anne Marie, who have lived in London since 1967. Queen Anne Marie is the youngest sister of the queen of Denmark.

1999 - 1990

Famous birthdays on August 12th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1999 - 1990


1989 - 1980

Famous birthdays on August 12th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1989 - 1980


1979 - 1970

Famous birthdays on August 12th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1979 - 1970

  • Hockey forward (Canada, Olympics-1998)

  • American football player

  • British terrorist tried to light explosives in his shoe on a flight from Paris to Miami. The day before, he was denied boarding by another airline. The pilot heard him chanting or praying loudly before lighting a match on board the plane. However, a flight attendant detected the scent of the match and subdued the man. He was then turned …

  • NFL wide receiver (Minn Vikings)

  • Political leader and theologian in Iraq


1969 - 1960

Famous birthdays on August 12th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1969 - 1960

  • German-English singer-songwriter

  • American homicide: stalked and murdered Kristin Lardner (born 7/28/1970, Washington, D.C.), who was the daughter George Lardner. Cartier, who was raised as a state ward, had several felony convictions prior to his murder of Kristin Lardner on 5/30/1992. George Lardner wrote about his daughter and the crime.

  • French homicide: Three prostitutes were murdered in Grenoble.

  • American spokeswoman for a psychic hot line, claiming Jamaica as her birthplace to feint more glamour and mystery than California County hospital. Acting on more than 2,000 complaints, state authorities have sued Access Resource Services Inc. and Psychic Readers Network for fraud, alleging the service misrepresented costs, billed for services never purchased, harassed consumers with unwanted telemarketing calls and responded …

  • New Zealand cricketer

  • mononymous English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Felt Denim and Go Kart Mozart)

  • Politician

  • English keyboard player and composer (Culture Club).

  • English singer-songwriter/guitarist (Felt, Denim and Go Kart Mozart).

  • A French cyclist, who won the Tour de France twice (1983 and 1984). He lost the 1989 Tour by just eight seconds after suffering from a painful abscess that limited his ability to ride his bike. He was a formidable performer on the Tour, earning him the nickname "L’ogre". His scholarly appearance earned him the nickname The Professor, despite having …

  • Peruvian painter

  • Liverpool, England -- Playmate (Jan 1983)

  • Welsh-English cricketer

1959 - 1950

Famous birthdays on August 12th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1959 - 1950

  • French writer and educator. He was a professor of literature and won the Medicis Prize for his novel "Les 7 nos du peintre vies imaginaires daEUR (tm)Erich Sebastien Berg."

  • Amanda Redman

    English actress

  • Australian rugby player

  • Wichita (Kansas) -- (1984 Olympics-Gold Medalist).

  • French politician, who served as the First Secretary to the French Socialist Party between 1997 and 2008. He was also a Deputy of CorrA"ze National Assembly of France since 1997 and represented the seat previously from 1988 to 1993. From 2001 to 2008, he was Mayor of Tulle. Since 2008, he has been President of the General Council of CorrA"ze.

  • American singer-songwriter (Pat Metheny Group).

  • American notable family, daughter Jennifer Jones and David O. Selznick

  • Jazz guitarist (As Wichita Falls)

  • Belgian actor, producer and filmmaker. He has appeared on TV shows like Lost, Lipstick Jungle and Heroes, The West Wing and Sex and the City.

  • Chinese screenwriter and director of actor

  • Estonian academic and biologist

  • German comedian and actress. She is a pro-Israeli advocate.

  • American basketball player who played seven seasons for Indiana.

  • Jim Beaver

    American actor and writer

  • Businessman

1949 - 1940

Famous birthdays on August 12th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1949 - 1940

  • French TV presenter, "Questions of Champions" host and composer. He is the son of Raymond Lepers, an architect and jazzman, and Maria RA(c.musat). He was a student in law and wanted to be a politician.

  • Scottish singer, songwriter and musician who was the driving force behind "Dire Straits". Their 1978 debut album, "Brothers in Arms", was a huge success. It featured hits such as "Sultans of Swing" and "Sultans of Swing".

  • Brazilian politician with a distinguished political background, a strong image comparable in size to President Kennedy, and who is also active and sporty. On the ticket as a "clean-government candidate", he was elected President of Brazil on 3/15/1990.

  • Lithuanian-Norwegian singer/songwriter and producer (d.2013)

  • Northern Irish producer and songwriter of piano music (d. 2012).

  • Italian author of satirical text who writes for Beppe grillo. Benni has contributed to over 16 magazines. Benni has published science fiction and mystery stories as well as satire for comedians. He is also a director and producer of plays, and co-author of radio and TV programs.

  • American sportscaster

  • French architect who designed the World Arab Institute, Paris, in 1987, the Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN, as well as the MusA(c)e du Quai Branly in 2006, both of which were completed in 2007. He attended the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris. He has won numerous awards during his distinguished career, including the Pritzker Prize in 2008.

  • French politician and doctor, he was the President of France's National Assembly from 2007 to 2012. He is also Annecy-le-Vieux's Mayor.

  • Czech writer, teacher, lecturer, and author of "When the Heart is Free" 1984. As a spiritual guide and facilitator, she facilitates seminars and workshops.

  • Italian politician, former mayor of Taranto, and Member of Parliament since April 1996.

  • A French minor administrator had an affair with a Chinese woman that was so unusual and romantic that it led to M. Butterfly, a sensational New York play. It won a Tony Award and was made into a movie starring British actor Jeremy Irons. The play told the story about a passionate love affair between a young accountant working at …

  • Playmate (Dec 1963) / actress Beach Blanket Bingo (Dec 1963)

  • German tenor

  • French homicide: killed his mistress 10/03/1985, Armentieres France.

  • American announcer who worked for KMOZART, a classical music station for over ten years. He also served as a TV and film actor, and cruise ship entertainer. Gary was raised by his Wisconsin mother, who was very close to him and introduced him to her metaphysical pursuits as a child. They were vegetarians, attended S(A)ances, and were clearly outsiders in …

  • South African cricketer and coach (d.2005)

  • TV reporter / newscaster / actor (Never Say Die)

1939 - 1930

Famous birthdays on August 12th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1939 - 1930

  • John Cazale

    Actor (Dog Day Afternoon, Deer Hunter), dies at 41

  • American bishop; John McCormack appears to have intimate knowledge of the scandalous sex that rocked Boston archdiocese.

  • She is an American journalist and TV/radio personality. She is also the mother of John Hamburg, screenwriter. Her award-winning reporting on consumer affairs, her celebrity interviews, as well as her advice on shopping and entertaining and other consumer-oriented activities, are some of her most well-known achievements.

  • American ecclesiastic and Roman Catholic archbishop, who succeeded Cardinal Bernardin in Cincinnati after Bernardin moved to Chicago. His education was at Saint Gregory Seminary, Cincinnati, 1948-53. He also studied at Rome's Vatican 1955-61 where he earned his M.A. He received his M.A. in 1965, and his Ph.D. in 1969. He was ordained priest in 1959 and served many years in …

  • English metallurgist, and academic

  • Controller (British Navy)

  • French politician and defense lawyer. His famous clients include Roman Polanski (and Jacques Chirac).

  • American television and radio announcer (d.2010)

  • of Thailand

  • American actor, private investigator, amputee. His prosthetic hands are what made him famous.


1929 - 1920

Famous birthdays on August 12th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1929 - 1920

  • American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He also played trumpet and saxophone. He was a self-taught guitar player heavily influenced from the country music of his youth and he joined forces with Theryl Ray Britten, in 1945. The guitarist-strumming duo performed mainly on radio and at local venues.

  • Texas, USA; Country singer (Hee Haw).

  • Composer

  • Coatsville, Pennsylvania -- 400m Hunter (1952 Olympics – Gold / Silver Medalist).

  • France sport Champion

  • American singer-songwriter/guitarist (d. 2007).

  • American CEO of Forest Laboratories. A drug manufacturing company with a 30% share in generics, and the majority of their licensing from foreign manufacturers. Soloman, a Yale graduate in 1952 with a BS degree in science and a LLB from Yale Law School in 1952, was unaffected by the crackdown on generic production. Soloman is an arts patron for his …

  • New York, USA. Actor (John – The Waltons, Roots).

  • British journalist, who along with his younger brother (20 minutes) authored "The Guinness Book Of World Records." He was shot by the IRA at Enfield, Middlesex on November 27, 1975, at 18:45 GMT. He was taken to a local hospital, but he died shortly afterwards.

  • Ross, a British journalist, co-authored "The Guinness Book Of World Records" with his twin brother. The company was founded by Ross and his twin brother, Ross in 1954. The first issue was published the next year. The book is now the best-selling copyrighted book in the world, with sales exceeding 100 million.

  • Journalist

  • (Sen-D Arkansas, 1975- )

  • Scottish actor and playwright. He is best known for his role in "Porridge", a 1970s sitcom that featured Mr. Mackay, a prison officer.

  • Nationally recognized Danish film director. Minerva Film's director, Roos, has won many awards for documentaries in Egypt and Greenland. He also filmed the interior chambers of the Pyramids. He died September 13, 1998 in Denmark, age 76.

  • British government minister

  • American basketball player, he was born in 1947.

  • American basketball player, he was a pro-basketball player from 1946 to 1947.


1919 - 1910

Famous birthdays on August 12th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1919 - 1910

  • American record producer

  • Recipient of the Victoria Cross for pilot and commander Indian-English (d. 1944).

  • Luis Mariano

    His family settled in Bordeaux after he sang Spanish Basque.

  • Canadian composer and pianist (I'll Never Smile Again), (d. 1981).

  • German-English philosopher and author (d. 2001).

  • Dutch resistance fighter/journalist (Parool).

  • American screenwriter and actor

  • He was a French track cyclist racer who won the 1930 world title as an amateur and three silver medals (and two bronze) as a professional. Edith Piaf was his lover after Marcel Cerdan died. He also married Jacques Pills. Piaf wrote several letters to him which were sold in 2009.

  • French researcher in molecular biology and pediatrician.

  • Campgaw (New Jersey) -- Actress (Father Knows Best Star Trek).

  • France sport Champion

  • Mexican actor and comedian, Mexico's most famous comic actor in his half century of making some 49 films. As a wistful clown, he made millions and founded Posa Film Productions. Cantinflas married in 1937; had one son and three grandkids. He lived well with five homes and he gave freely to the poor, building 64 apartment houses for the lower …

  • Italian soccer player. He died in May 1974.

  • Mexico -- Actor (Around the World in 80 Days).


1909 - 1900

Famous birthdays on August 12th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1909 - 1900

  • This Portuguese poet, diarist and physician was also a physician. He produced many short stories,novels and poems as well as a handful of plays and a 16-volume diary. His first poem was published in 1928, and his first fiction work was published in 1931. He received several Portuguese literary prizes and the Montaigne Prize for Literature in 1981. He was …

  • Singaporean politician and physician 2nd President of Singapore (d.81)

  • American comedian and actor (d. 1988).

  • 1. Vice President of Indonesia, Indonesian politician (d. 1980).

  • French politician. He was a member of SFIO and Socialist Party of France. After World War II, he became a Gaullist Left and was a founding member of RPF, the Democratic Labour Union, and the UDR.

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