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2009 - 2000

Famous birthdays on August 15th for the celebrities who were born in the years 2009 - 2000

  • She is the daughter Grace Kee Heifetz's granddaughter and grandchild of Jenny Kee, a fashion designer from Australia.

  • British family of noted, born in the U.S. to the daughter of David Bowie, and his wife, Somalian model Iman.

1999 - 1990

Famous birthdays on August 15th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1999 - 1990

  • French-Comoran survivor of an air crash, she was the only one to survive the crash of the Yemenia Airlines Flight 626 Airbus A310 at around 1:50 AM on June 30, 2009. The plane crashed into Indian Ocean near Grande Comore Island. All 152 passengers were killed. Bakia's mother was also among the casualties. The young, shy girl was thrown into …

  • Indian chess player

  • YouTube Star

  • Australian homicide victim. Martin Bryant shot Madeline, Madeline's three-year old sister, and her mother Nanette Mikac, their 36-years-old mother, to death with 32 others at Port Arthur, Tasmania, on April 28, 1996. This was Australia's most brutal massacre by one gunman. Walter Mikac, their father, and husband, founded the Alannah and Madeline Foundation in February 1997.


1989 - 1980

Famous birthdays on August 15th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1989 - 1980

  • Dutch cyclist

  • Athlete

  • American football player

  • Seven British septuplets were born to a mother who was taking fertility drugs. One baby died in the first half an hour. The remaining two boys and four daughters were taken into intensive care. The second baby, which was the third, died the next day. The babies were born C-section after the mom went into premature labor. They had no …

  • English footballer

  • Quinton Aaron

    Movie Actor

  • American figure skater, who was first at the Junior World Championships at 16 Jennifer is a remarkable figure skater, despite being 90 lbs and just 5 feet 2 inches tall. After competing in gymnastics, she began skating when she was nine years old.

  • Indonesian actor and boxer


1979 - 1970

Famous birthdays on August 15th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1979 - 1970

  • American beach volleyball player

  • Ukrainian gymnast

  • American family, first child of Julie Nixon (and her husband David Eisenhower), 9 lbs 8 oz. Jennie is the greatgranddaughter and granddaughter of President Dwight "Ike” Eisenhower. She was an 18-year-old theater arts major at Northwestern University. She is a beautiful brunette and looks very much like her mother. Berwyn, a suburb of Philadelphia, was where she grew up. Her …

  • American bass player (Switchfoot).

  • Miami, Florida -- Playmate (Mar, 1996)

  • He was a French hair colorist, who opened his first salon in Paris at the age of 24. In 1999, he launched a range of hair care products.


1969 - 1960

Famous birthdays on August 15th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1969 - 1960

  • Businesswoman

  • American homicide/suicide: Found dead 4/17/2002 from gunshot wounds in his bedroom, along with Desiree (b. 6/13/1965, Lynnwood, CA). Three daughters were left by them, including Alanna, Alanna, and Arianna, an 11-year old. Scott and Desiree, a black couple with good looks, seemed to live a happy life. They hosted neighborhood barbecues at their new Cambridge two-family home. Police were able …

  • Indian actor and producer (d. 2013)

  • An English politician and lawyer


1959 - 1950

Famous birthdays on August 15th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1959 - 1950

  • American magazine model, who applied for the job of policewoman on 8/01/1979 after completing school on 5/25/1980. They appealed for reinstatement after she and two other female cops were dismissed on 8/25/1980, while they were still on probation. They believed they were fired due to a wild party at which they had photographed a couple of nude cops having fun.

  • Canadian ice hockey coach and player

  • American comedian and actor

  • American fugitive and murderer (Born 1958).

  • Russian journalist and radio host

  • Zeljko Ivanek

    Lujubljana, Yugoslavia -- Actor (Mass Appeal)

  • Slovenian-American actor

  • American pedophile sentenced to 18-20 year imprisonment for sexually assaulting 2 little girls. The youngest child was 9 months old, while the second was 3 1/2 years. Police found thousands of dollars worth of office equipment and toys for children, 46 nude photos, including two showing an adult nude male having sexual relations with children, when they arrested the suspects.

  • English politician and businessman

  • Designer of comics from Belgium

  • French-Canadian jazz composer and pianist

  • Ivorian journalist

  • Stieg Larsson

    Swedish journalist and writer. His most famous work is the "Millennium Trilogy" of crime novels. These were published posthumously. Larsson spent most of his adult life in Stockholm, where he worked in journalism and was an independent researcher on right-wing extremism.

  • American poet

  • American poet and academic

  • Indian Astrologer. He is the co-founder of British Association for Vedic Astrology. He also manages the Romsey and London beginner's groups.

  • British family of distinction, first twin to Margaret Thatcher. Two minutes later, his sister Carol was also born. Mark is the most well-known of the two. Carol reports the news, while Mark makes it. His life seems to have been a series of missteps. He was not popular at Harrow school so he took jobs as a mechanic or in …

  • English journalist and author

  • French actor, screenwriter, director, and film producer. Since 1960, he has been in 44 films and TV shows. His film "Those Were the Days", which he directed, was shown in the 'Un Certain Regard" section of the 1995 Cannes Film Festival.

  • Sri Lankan cricketer

  • American musician and singer

  • American television and film writer

  • English cricketer

  • American baseball player and the former manager of the Minnesota Twins.

  • He was an American pro-football player and athlete who was drafted by New England Patriots in 1973. He was a member of the team for nine seasons before retiring in 1982.

  • American drummer (MotAPrhead Black Oak Arkansas and Thin Lizzy).

1949 - 1940

Famous birthdays on August 15th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1949 - 1940

  • American singer, lyricist, and composer of popular easy-to-hear songs. He is a master of orchestration and arrangement, and works from a clear instinct. He rose to prominence in Hollywood after he started writing songs. On February 29, 1968, he won his sixth Grammy. He was then considered the greatest living lyricist of the U.S. by that time. In 1992, he …

  • British politician and Member of Parliament, who was elected at the General Election on 6/11/1987.

  • Oklahoma, USA. songwriter ("MacArthur Park", “Up Up and Away”).

  • Tony Robinson

    English screenwriter and producer of actor

  • Texas, USA; Four-time Mayor of Houston

  • French singer, born to an Armenian and Bulgarian father (originally Vartanian), and a Hungarian mom. When she moved to France, she was only a teenager. Carlos, Dolto's son, was her secretary when she began singing in the early 1960s. Johnny Hallyday, a remarried American producer Tony Scotti, was her husband. She was very popular in Japan.

  • French politician, Minister for Justice 1992-1993

  • American homicide. He shot and killed one victim after each of five hold-ups that he committed on February 12, 20, 21 and 28, 1960. He was able to identify a victim of the robbery he had committed on 3/05/1960. The next day, he was arrested after he had killed another woman. On 5/04/1960, he was convicted and sentenced to life …

  • American martial arts instructor (d.2007)

  • German communist dedicated, daughter of a Pastor. At 18 she was already politically active and went to the U.S. for a year as part of an exchange program. She met Bernard Vesper, a leftist writer from Germany, the next year. He influenced her ideas. Andreas Baader was also her first love and she went to Frankfurt with him that year. …

  • American soprano

1939 - 1930

Famous birthdays on August 15th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1939 - 1930

  • Stephen Breyer

    American jurist was nominated by President Clinton on 5/13/1994 at 4:00 PM to be the 108th Supreme Court Justice to fill the vacant seat of Harry Blakmun. Breyer, who was the Senate Judicial Committee's chief counsel for 12 years and is now a federal judge. He is also a lawyer and professor of law. Breyer is a brilliant scholar in …

  • Polish engineer and author

  • Polish writer

  • She was a French actress who was mainly seen on French television. In 1961, she made her television debut in "Lucretia Borgia", a TV movie.

  • British politician and Member of Parliament, Redmond was elected to the House at the General Election on 6/11/1987. Redmond, 59, died from cancer on January 16, 1997.

  • Boulogne- Billt Actor

  • (Rep-D-New York, 1977- )

  • French novelist, editor, and writer of light erotica fiction. He has been criticized by censors for writing material they consider pornographic.

  • American civil rights activist, attorney, and self-made man. He is one of the most important movers and shakers in Washington DC. Jordan was part of the civil rights movement and accompanied Charlayne Hunter, an African-American student. Hunter would later become a PBS correspondent. He led a boycott of stores that refused to hire blacks in 1962. Jordan was the head …

  • Nevada, USA; actress (Joey Bishop show).

  • American presidential advisor

  • Nino Ferrer

    Pop music songwriter and singer from Italy. In the 1970s, he was a popular singer in Italy with "Agata". He has a degree from archeology. He has been living in France since 1946 with his family. Married; two kids. Ferrer committed suicide with a gunshot to the chest on 8/13/1998, St. Cyprien France. Motive unknown.

  • Jamaican coach and cricketer

  • American singer-songwriter/producer (The Famous Flames), (d. 2007).

  • American sportsman. Left-handed specialist relief pitcher in Major League Baseball.

  • American host of a game show (d. 2014).

  • Archduke and Prince of Austria, Prince of Hungary, Bohemia, and Tuscany by birth. Stefan was the eldest child and son of Archduke Anton of Austria and his wife Princess Ileana of Romania. He died on 12 November 1998, at Brighton, Livingston County, Michigan, USA.

  • Baron Steyn South African-English judge and lawyer


1929 - 1920

Famous birthdays on August 15th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1929 - 1920

  • Clergyman

  • Oonagh, a former Irish nun, is a midwife, acupuncturist and midwife. She is the author of "The Voice of Silence," 2002. It tells of her childhood and training in Chinese medicine. Her miraculous recovery and leaving the convent. It also includes her work with Edward VIII, better known simply as The Duke of Windsor.

  • Greek pole vaulter

  • American CEO and executive in charge of Inspiration Resources, an agribusiness and mining company. Richards is a former, long-serving bank executive at Citicorp. He graduated from college with an AB degree and pursued interests in accounting and finance.

  • Jungian analyst from Canada, well-known speaker, author, and expert on eating disorders. Robert Bligh hosted a series of her TV programs. Her books, which include "Addiction To Perfection" 1982, "The Pregnant Virgin," 1985, and "The Ravaged Bridegroom," 90, have been sold over 200,000 times worldwide.

  • Nicolas Roeg

    London, England -- Cinematographer/director (Aria and Eureka).

  • German scholar and academic (d.2013)

  • English cricketer (d. 2011)

  • American bebop jazz pianist based on the West Coast of America. Leonard Feather, who called Castro's style "assertively swinging", and Dave Brubeck who knew Castro since the 1950s described Castro as an "extremely talented individual, a fine musician and an excellent pianist, and a tasteful performer." He moved to Los Angeles in 1958 to be close to Teddy Edwards, Billy …

  • Judge and English cricketer

  • Italian actress and theatre director, who was killed in Rome on the 10th of June 2003.

  • Mike Connors

    Touch Connors, an American actor, was first seen on screen in 1953. He is best known for his roles in "Sudden fear," "Five Guns West," "Harlow" and "Five Guns West," but he is also the star of "Mannix," a TV series. He broke his wrist, dislocated the shoulder, and fractured some of his ribs while doing his own stunts.

  • Canadian composer and pianist (d. 2007).

  • California, USA; actor (Joe Mannix- Mannix Night Kill).

  • Münir Özkul

    Turkish actor

  • American lawyer, writer and media star. She is the nation's most well-known anti-feminist, as well as the scourge of ERA. She is a professional politician who is strong, assertive, intelligent, and articulate. She was an anti-Communist fanatic and ultra-conservative Republican.

  • British playwright Doctor Zhivago, Bounty, dies at age 70

  • Russian-German actor (d. 1997)

  • Japanese production designer art director and fashion designer (d. 2009)

  • Playwright (Man for all Seasons, Dr Zhivago).

  • Rose Marie

    American entertainer, who started as a child actress named Baby Rose Marie. She was a singer, comedian, and actress who became a popular TV and nightclub performer. Her films include "Cheaper to Keep Her", "Lunch Wagon" and "Cheaper to Keep Her". TV featured "The Dick Van Dyke Show", "The Robert Cummings Show," and "The Doris Day Show." She also regularly …

  • New York, USA. Actress (Sally Rogers-Dick Van Dyke Show).

  • France Painter

  • Premier of Israel

  • Vittorio Caprioli

    Italian screenwriter, director, and actor in film, who appeared between 1946 and 1990 in 109 films.

  • Polish actor and director (d.2012)

1919 - 1910

Famous birthdays on August 15th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1919 - 1910

  • Irish journalist and author (d. 2007.

  • Huntz Hall

    NYC, New York -- Actor. (Cyclone Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game).

  • French feminist activist, journalist, author and radio host, well-known for his "Allo MA(c),nie!" program. (1958-81), where she attempted to solve sexual relationship problems. Sister to RenA(c), Laurentin, ecclesiastical theologian.

  • French composer and musician, born in Vietnam. He won the first prize for violin at age 16 and, ten years later, the 1st Grand Prize of Rome, 1944, in composition.

  • French physicist, well-known for his work in quantum optics.

  • El Salvadorian priest, activist Roman Catholic Archbishop San Salvador and martyr. He was a tireless worker for the poor and deeply committed to justice. Although he was gentle, it was considered a cautious nebbish who could cause problems for anyone. In 1977, his colleague and friend Father Grande was killed for advocating liberation theology. He lost his sight. He decried …

  • French journalist. He led a resistance group called DA(c),fense de la France during World War II. The underground journal they published was distributed to as many as 400,000 copies. He established the Centre de formation des journalistes and later the sailing school Les GlA(c).

  • USA, Disneyland worker 1955-81 as Manager for Custodial Operations.

  • Monistrol/Loire Military man

  • Irish politician and footballer, 5th Taoiseach Ireland (d. 1999).

  • Bernay physician

  • Israeli politician and founder of Likud, and sixth Prime Minister of Israel. He was also the leader of Irgun, a Zionist militant group that broke away from Haganah, the larger Jewish paramilitary organisation. On 1 February 1944, he declared a rebellion against the British mandatory government. This was opposed by The Jewish Agency. He was the head of the Irgun …

  • Julia Child

    American chef and author of more than nine cookbooks. She has appeared on over three hundred television programs. Her 1961 book "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" made her a celebrity. Child was raised in Pasadena, a wealthy family that employed a professional chef to prepare elaborate family meals. Her father was a farmer consultant and her mother was a …

  • Wendy Hiller

    England, United Kingdom -- Actresses (Major Barbara and David Copperfield).

  • Gerard Reve Sr. Friend

  • English actress (d.2003)

  • He was a Scottish metallurgist, businessman, and educational administrator. In 1973, he was knighted.


1909 - 1900

Famous birthdays on August 15th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1909 - 1900

  • American composer and bandleader

  • Dutch poet, writer, and influential publisher of contemporary Dutch writers and Russian literature.

  • American politician, circuit judge, governor. He was elected Governor for Illinois on 11/8/1960, and he was re-elected 11/1964. He resigned from his position as Governor in 6/1968 and accepted the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge of Chicago

  • Marseille Military man

  • French politician, member of the French Resistance, and friend to Jean Moulin.

  • Medallist

  • Carmen Conde AbellA!n, a Spanish poet and narrative writer, was a teacher. With her husband Antonio Oliver BelmA's, she founded the first Popular University of Cartagena in 1931. She was also the first woman[1] ever to be a number academic at the Real Academia EspaA+, where she gave her induction speech in 1979.

  • Writer (Song of the 18 dead).

  • Dutch poet, journalist, writer, resistance member and writer in Word War 2.

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