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Robert Adler

Robert Adler (December 4, 1913-February 15, 2007)

Robert Adler was an Austrian-born American inventor who held numerous patents. Wikipedia
Vienna, Austria
Boise, Idaho, U.S.
Fred Apostoli

Fred Apostoli (February 2, 1913-November 29, 1973)

Alfredo "Fred" Apostoli was a rugged, accomplished body punching middleweight, who was recognized as the world champion when he defeated Marcel Thil on September 23, 1937. Statistical boxing website BoxRec lists Apostoli as the #8 ranked middleweight of all time. He was inducted into the Ring Magazine Hall of Fame in 1978, the World Boxing Hall of... Wikipedia
San Francisco
San Francisco

Braulio Arenas (April 4, 1913-May 12, 1988)

Braulio Arenas was a Chilean poet and writer, founder of the surrealist 'Mandrágora' group. Wikipedia

John Argyris (August 19, 1913-April 2, 2004)

John Hadji Argyris was a pioneer of computer applications in science and engineering, among the creators of the Finite Element Method, and lately Professor at the University of Stuttgart and Director of the Institute for Statics and Dynamics of Aerospace Structures. His uncle, Constantin Carathéodory, was a Greek mathematician of the Modern Era. Wikipedia
Volos, Greece
Etta Baker

Etta Baker (March 31, 1913-September 23, 2006)

:'Note: For the African American civil rights activist, see Ella Baker'. Etta Baker was an American Piedmont blues guitarist and singer from North Carolina, United States. Wikipedia
Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Menachem Begin

Menachem Begin (August 16, 1913-March 9, 1992)

Menachem Begin was an Israeli politician, founder of Likud and the sixth Prime Minister of the State of Israel. Before the creation of the state of Israel, he was the leader of the Zionist militant group Irgun, the Revisionist breakaway from the larger Jewish paramilitary organization Haganah. He proclaimed a revolt, on 1 February 1944, against the... Wikipedia
Brest, Russian Empire
Tel Aviv, Israel
Alfred Bester

Alfred Bester (December 18, 1913-September 30, 1987)

Alfred Bester was an American science fiction author, TV and radio scriptwriter, magazine editor and scripter for comic strips and comic books. Though successful in all these fields, he is best remembered for his science fiction, including 'The Demolished Man', winner of the inaugural Hugo Award in 1953. Wikipedia
Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA
Stanley Black

Stanley Black (June 14, 1913-November 27, 2002)

Stanley Black OBE was an English bandleader, composer, conductor, arranger and pianist. He wrote and arranged many film scores and recorded prolifically for the Decca label. Beginning with jazz collaborations with American musicians such as Coleman Hawkins and Benny Carter during the 1930s, he moved into arranging and recording in the Latin... Wikipedia
Whitechapel, London, England
London, England
Willy Brandt

Willy Brandt (December 18, 1913-October 8, 1992)

Willy Brandt was a German statesman and politician, leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany from 1964 to 1987 and chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1969 to 1974. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1971 for his efforts to strengthen cooperation in western Europe through the EEC and to achieve reconciliation between... Wikipedia
Lübeck, Germany
Unkel, Germany
Henry Brant

Henry Brant (September 15, 1913-April 26, 2008)

Henry Dreyfuss Brant was a Canadian-born American composer. An expert orchestrator with a flair for experimentation, many of Brant's works featured spatialization techniques. Wikipedia
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Santa Barbara, California, United States of America
Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten (November 22, 1913-December 4, 1976)

Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten was an English composer, conductor and pianist. He was a central figure of 20th-century British classical music, with a range of works including opera, other vocal music, orchestral and chamber pieces. His best-known works include the opera 'Peter Grimes', the 'War Requiem' and the orchestral showpiece 'The... Wikipedia
Lowestoft, Suffolk, England
Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England
Kofi Abrefa Busia

Kofi Abrefa Busia (July 11, 1913-August 28, 1978)

Kofi Abrefa Busia was Prime Minister of Ghana from 1969 to 1972. Wikipedia
Wenchi, Ghana
Oxford, UK
Albert Camus

Albert Camus (November 7, 1913-January 4, 1960)

Albert Camus was a French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism. He wrote in his essay "The Rebel" that his whole life was devoted to opposing the philosophy of nihilism while still delving deeply into individual freedom. Wikipedia
Mondovi, Algeria
Villeblevin, France
Macdonald Carey

Macdonald Carey (March 15, 1913-March 21, 1994)

Edward Macdonald Carey was an American actor, best known for his role as the patriarch Dr. Tom Horton on NBC's soap opera 'Days of Our Lives'. For almost three decades, he was the show's central cast member. Wikipedia
Sioux City, Iowa, U.S.
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Renato Castellani

Renato Castellani (September 4, 1913-December 28, 1985)

Renato Castellani was an Italian film director and screenwriter. Wikipedia
Finale Ligure, Italy
Rome, Italy

Aleksandr Chakovsky (August 26, 1913-February 17, 1994)

Aleksandr Borisovich Chakovsky was a Soviet/Russian editor and novelist; editor-in-chief of "Literaturnaya Gazeta" from 1962-1988. A hard-line Communist, he served as an unofficial cultural arbiter through his position in the powerful Writers' Union. Wikipedia
Britton Chance

Britton Chance (July 24, 1913-November 16, 2010)

Britton Chance was the Eldridge Reeves Johnson University Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Biophysics, as well as Professor Emeritus of Physical Chemistry and Radiological Physics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Wikipedia
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Bob Clampett

Bob Clampett (May 8, 1913-May 2, 1984)

Robert Emerson "Bob" Clampett was an American animator, producer, director, and puppeteer best known for his work on the 'Looney Tunes' animated series from Warner Bros., and the television shows 'Time for Beany' and 'Beany and Cecil'. Clampett was born and raised not far from Hollywood, and early on expressed an interest in animation and puppetry.... Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, United States
Detroit, Michigan, United States

René-Jean Clot (January 19, 1913-1997)

René-Jean Clot was a French painter, and novelist. His novel, ' L'Enfant halluciné', won the 1987 Prix Renaudot. Wikipedia
Algiers, Algeria
Mildred Cohn

Mildred Cohn (July 12, 1913-October 12, 2009)

Mildred Cohn was an American biochemist who furthered understanding of biochemical processes through her study of chemical reactions within animal cells. She was a pioneer in the use of nuclear magnetic resonance for studying enzyme reactions, particularly in Adenosine triphosphate. She received the nation's highest science award, the National... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Gérard Côté

Gérard Côté (July 27, 1913-June 13, 1993)

Gérard Côté was a Canadian marathon runner and a four-time winner of the Boston Marathon. Wikipedia
St-Barnabé-Sud, QC, Canada
St-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada
Paddy Crosbie

Paddy Crosbie (October 1, 1913-September 2, 1982)

Paddy Crosbie was the Irish creator of the radio and television programmes 'The School Around The Corner' and 'Back To School'. Wikipedia
Dublin, Ireland
Dublin, Ireland
Peter Cushing

Peter Cushing (May 26, 1913-August 11, 1994)

Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE was an English actor and a BAFTA TV Award Best Actor winner in 1956. He is mainly known for his many appearances in Hammer Films, in which he played the sinister scientist Baron Frankenstein, Sherlock Holmes and the vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing, among many other roles. He appeared frequently opposite Christopher Lee, and... Wikipedia
Kenley, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Smoky Dawson

Smoky Dawson (March 19, 1913-February 13, 2008)

Smoky Dawson AM MBE born as Herbert "Herb" Henry Brown, and affectionally known as Herb or Herbie was an Australian born and bred country music performer, entertainer and icon. He was widely touted as Australia's first singing cowboy complete with acoustic steel string guitar and yodel, in the style of American Gene Autry: Dawson had an... Wikipedia
Collingwood, Victoria, Australia
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Gordie Drillon (October 23, 1913-September 23, 1986)

Gordon Arthur Drillon was a Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame ice hockey player. Born in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. From 1936 through to 1942 he was part of one of the NHL's most prolific scoring lines as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs. He won a Stanley Cup during the 1941–42 season. Wikipedia
Moncton, NB, CAN
St. John, NB, CAN
Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis (September 27, 1913-July 24, 2007)

Albert Ellis was an American psychologist who in 1955 developed Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. He held M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in clinical psychology from Columbia University and American Board of Professional Psychology. He also founded and was the President of the New York City-based Albert Ellis Institute for decades. He is generally... Wikipedia
New York
Frances Farmer

Frances Farmer (September 19, 1913-August 1, 1970)

Frances Elena Farmer was an American actress and television host. She is perhaps better known for sensationalized accounts of her life, especially her involuntary commitment to a mental hospital. Farmer was the subject of two films, one television special, three books, and numerous songs and magazine articles. Wikipedia
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Fishers, Indiana, U.S.
Sylvia Fine

Sylvia Fine (August 29, 1913-October 28, 1991)

Sylvia Fine was an American lyricist, composer, and producer, and the wife of the comedian Danny Kaye. She and her future husband grew up within blocks of each other in Brooklyn, but did not meet until 1939. Wikipedia
Brooklyn New York
New York City
Geraldine Fitzgerald

Geraldine Fitzgerald (November 24, 1913-July 17, 2005)

Geraldine Mary Fitzgerald was an Irish actress and a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame. Wikipedia
Greystones, County Wicklow, Ireland
New York City, New York, U.S.
Georgy Flyorov

Georgy Flyorov (March 2, 1913-November 19, 1990)

Georgy Nikolayevich Flyorov was a prominent Soviet Russian nuclear physicist. In 2012, he was honored as the namesake for flerovium. Wikipedia
Gerald Ford

Gerald Ford (July 14, 1913-December 26, 2006)

Gerald Rudolph "Jerry" Ford Jr. was the 38th President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977, and, prior to this, was the 40th Vice President of the United States serving from 1973 to 1974 under President Richard Nixon. He was the first person appointed to the Vice Presidency under the terms of the 25th Amendment, after Spiro Agnew... Wikipedia
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Rancho Mirage, California, United States
Masanobu Fukuoka

Masanobu Fukuoka (February 2, 1913-August 16, 2008)

Masanobu Fukuoka was a Japanese farmer and philosopher celebrated for his natural farming and re-vegetation of desertified lands. Wikipedia
Iyo, Ehime Prefecture, Japan
Iyo, Ehime Prefecture, Japan
Israel Gelfand

Israel Gelfand (September 2, 1913-October 5, 2009)

Israel Moiseevich Gelfand, also written Israïl Moyseyovich Gel'fand, or Izrail M. Gelfand was a Soviet mathematician who made major contributions to many branches of mathematics, including group theory, representation theory and functional analysis. The recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Order of Lenin and the Wolf Prize, he was... Wikipedia
Krasni Okny, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, Russian Empire
New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Herman Goldstine

Herman Goldstine (September 13, 1913-June 16, 2004)

Herman Heine Goldstine was a mathematician and computer scientist, who was one of the original developers of ENIAC, the first of the modern electronic digital computers. Wikipedia
Claudio Gora

Claudio Gora (July 27, 1913-March 13, 1998)

Claudio Gora was an Italian actor and film director. Wikipedia
Genoa, Italy
Morton Gould

Morton Gould (December 10, 1913-February 21, 1996)

Morton Gould was an American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist. Wikipedia

Georges Govy (<a href="/born/year/1913" title="Celebrities Born in 1913">1913</a>-)

Georges Govy is a French writer, journalist, and winner of the 1955 Prix Renaudot. Wikipedia
Guy Green (filmmaker)

Guy Green (filmmaker) (November 5, 1913-September 15, 2005)

Guy Mervin Charles Green OBE BSC was an English film director, screenwriter, and cinematographer. In 1946 he won an Academy Award as cinematographer on the film of 'Great Expectations'. In 2002 Green was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the BAFTA, and in 2004 was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for his lifetime... Wikipedia
Somerset, England
Beverly Hills, California

Roderic Alfred Gregory (December 29, 1913-September 5, 1990)

Roderic Alfred Gregory CBE FRS was a British biologist. Wikipedia
Karl Haas

Karl Haas (December 6, 1913-February 6, 2005)

Karl Haas was a German-American classical music radio host, known for his sonorous speaking voice, humanistic approach to music appreciation, and popularization of classical music. He was the host of the classical music radio program 'Adventures in Good Music', which was syndicated to commercial and public radio stations around the world. He also... Wikipedia
Speyer, Palatinate, Germany
Robert Hayden

Robert Hayden (August 4, 1913-February 25, 1980)

Robert Hayden was an American poet, essayist, educator. He served as Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1976–78, a role today known as US Poet Laureate. He was the first African-American writer to hold the office. Wikipedia
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Woody Herman

Woody Herman (May 16, 1913-October 29, 1987)

Woodrow Charles "Woody" Herman was an American jazz clarinetist, alto and soprano saxophonist, singer, and big band leader. Leading various groups called "The Herd", Herman was one of the most popular of the 1930s and 1940s bandleaders. His bands often played music that was experimental for its time. He was a featured halftime performer for Super... Wikipedia
West Hollywood, California, United States
William Redington Hewlett

William Redington Hewlett (May 20, 1913-January 12, 2001)

William "Bill" Redington Hewlett was an American engineer and the co-founder, with David Packard, of the Hewlett-Packard Company. Wikipedia
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Portola Valley, California
Stefan Heym

Stefan Heym (April 10, 1913-December 16, 2001)

Helmut Flieg was a German writer, known by his pseudonym Stefan Heym. He lived in the United States between 1935 and 1952, before moving back to the part of his native Germany which was, from 1949–1990, the German Democratic Republic. He published works in English and German at home and abroad, and despite longstanding criticism of the GDR remained... Wikipedia
Chemnitz, Kingdom of Saxony, German Empire
Ein Bokek, Tamar Regional Council, South District, Israel
Trevor Howard

Trevor Howard (September 29, 1913-January 7, 1988)

Trevor Howard was an English actor. After varied stage work, he achieved wide acclaim in the film of Noël Coward's 'Brief Encounter', followed by 'The Third Man'. This led to many popular appearances on film and TV. His distinguished war record is claimed to have been fabricated. Wikipedia
Cliftonville, Kent, England, UK
Bushey, Hertfordshire, England, UK

Saburo Ienaga (September 3, 1913-November 29, 2002)

Saburo Ienaga was a Japanese historian. In 1953, the Japanese Ministry of Education published a textbook by Ienaga, but censored what they said were factual errors and matters of opinion, regarding Japanese war crimes. Ienaga undertook a series of lawsuits against the Ministry for violation of his freedom of speech. He was nominated for the Nobel... Wikipedia
William Inge

William Inge (May 3, 1913-June 10, 1973)

William Motter Inge was an American playwright and novelist, whose works typically feature solitary protagonists encumbered with strained sexual relations. In the early 1950s, he had a string of memorable Broadway productions, and one of these, 'Picnic', earned him a Pulitzer Prize. With his portraits of small-town life and settings rooted in the... Wikipedia
Robert Jungk

Robert Jungk (May 11, 1913-July 14, 1994)

Robert Jungk, was an Austrian writer and journalist who wrote mostly on issues relating to nuclear weapons. Wikipedia
Walt Kelly

Walt Kelly (August 25, 1913-October 18, 1973)

Walter Crawford Kelly, Jr. or Walt Kelly, was an American animator and cartoonist, best known for the comic strip 'Pogo'. He began his animation career in 1936 at Walt Disney Studios, contributing to 'Pinocchio', 'Fantasia', and 'Dumbo'. Kelly resigned in 1941 at the age of 28 to work at Dell Comics, where he created 'Pogo', which eventually became... Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Woodland Hills, California

Percy Edward Kent (March 18, 1913-July 9, 1986)

Percy Edward Kent PhD, DSc, LLD, ScD, FGS, FRS was a British geologist who won the Royal Medal in 1971. Awarded the Bigsby Medal in 1955 and the Murchison Medal in 1969. Wikipedia
Walter Kerr

Walter Kerr (July 8, 1913-October 9, 1996)

Walter Francis Kerr was an American writer and Broadway theater critic. He also was the writer, lyricist, and/or director of several Broadway plays and musicals as well as the author of several books, generally on the subject of theater and cinema. Wikipedia
Evanston, Illinois
Dobbs Ferry, New York
Tikhon Khrennikov

Tikhon Khrennikov (June 10, 1913-August 14, 2007)

Tikhon Nikolayevich Khrennikov was a Russian and Soviet composer, pianist, leader of the Union of Soviet Composers, who was also known for his political activities. He wrote three symphonies, four piano concertos, two violin concertos, two cello concertos, operas, operettas, ballets, chamber music, incidental music and film music. Wikipedia
Yelets, Oryol Governorate, Russian Empire
Moscow, Russia
Stanley Kramer

Stanley Kramer (September 29, 1913-February 19, 2001)

Stanley Earl Kramer was an American film director and producer, responsible for making many of Hollywood's most famous "message films". As an independent producer and director, he brought attention to topical social issues that most studios avoided. Among the subjects covered in his films were racism, nuclear war, greed, creationism vs. evolution... Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, US
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, US

Harold F. Kress (June 26, 1913-September 18, 1999)

Harold F. Kress was an American film editor best known for the 1962 film 'How the West Was Won' and the 1974 film 'The Towering Inferno'. Wikipedia
Willis Lamb

Willis Lamb (July 12, 1913-May 15, 2008)

Willis Eugene Lamb, Jr. was an American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1955 together with Polykarp Kusch "for his discoveries concerning the fine structure of the hydrogen spectrum". Lamb and Kusch were able to precisely determine certain electromagnetic properties of the electron. Lamb was a professor at the University of Arizona... Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
Burt Lancaster

Burt Lancaster (November 2, 1913-October 20, 1994)

Burton Stephen "Burt" Lancaster was an American film actor noted for his athletic physique, blue eyes, and distinctive smile. After initially building his career on "tough guy" roles, Lancaster abandoned his "all-American" image in the late 1950s in favor of more complex and challenging roles, and came to be regarded as one of the best motion... Wikipedia
Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Armand Lanoux (October 24, 1913-March 23, 1983)

Armand Lanoux was a French writer. Wikipedia
Anna Lee

Anna Lee (January 2, 1913-May 14, 2004)

Anna Lee, MBE was an English actress. Wikipedia
Igtham, Kent, England, UK
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Vivien Leigh

Vivien Leigh (November 5, 1913-July 8, 1967)

Vivian Mary Hartley, later known as Vivien Leigh, was an English stage and film actress. She won two Academy Awards for Best Actress for her performances as "Southern belle" Scarlett O'Hara in 'Gone with the Wind' and Blanche DuBois in the film version of 'A Streetcar Named Desire', a role she had also played on stage in London's West End in 1949.... Wikipedia
Darjeeling, British India
London, England
Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi (June 11, 1913-September 3, 1970)

Vincent Thomas "Vince" Lombardi, was an American football player, coach, and executive. He is best known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s, where he led the team to three straight and five total National Football League championships in seven years, including winning the first two Super Bowls following the 1966 and 1967... Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Washington, D.C., United States
Bernard Lovell

Bernard Lovell (August 31, 1913-August 6, 2012)

Sir Alfred Charles Bernard Lovell, OBE, FRS was an English physicist and radio astronomer. He was the first Director of Jodrell Bank Observatory, from 1945 to 1980. Wikipedia
Oldland Common, Bristol, England
Swettenham, Cheshire, England
Witold Lutosławski

Witold Lutosławski (January 25, 1913-February 7, 1994)

Witold Roman Lutosławski was a Polish composer and orchestral conductor. He was one of the major European composers of the 20th century, and one of the preeminent Polish musicians during his last three decades. He earned many international awards and prizes. His compositions include four symphonies, a 'Concerto for Orchestra', a string quartet,... Wikipedia
Warsaw, Congress Poland
Warsaw, Poland
Alice Marble

Alice Marble (September 28, 1913-December 13, 1990)

Alice Marble was a World No. 1 American tennis player who won 18 Grand Slam championships: 5 in Singles, 6 in Women's Doubles, and 7 in Mixed Doubles. Wikipedia
Beckwith, California
Palm Desert, California

Félicien Marceau (September 16, 1913-March 7, 2012)

Félicien Marceau was a French novelist, playwright and essayist originally from Belgium. His real name was Louis Carette. He was close to the Hussards right-wing literary movement, which in turn was close to the monarchist movement . He was born in Kortenberg, Flemish Brabant. Wikipedia
Mary Martin

Mary Martin (December 1, 1913-November 3, 1990)

Mary Virginia Martin was an American actress, singer and Broadway star. A muse of Rodgers and Hammerstein, she originated many leading roles over her career including Nellie Forbush in 'South Pacific' and Maria von Trapp in 'The Sound of Music'. She was named a Kennedy Center Honoree in 1989. She was also the mother of actor Larry Hagman. Wikipedia
Weatherford, Texas, U.S.
Rancho Mirage, California, U.S.

Mignon McLaughlin (June 6, 1913-December 20, 1983)

Mignon McLaughlin was an American journalist and author. In the 1950s, she began publishing aphorisms that were later collected in three books, entitled, 'The Neurotic’s Notebook', 'The Second Neurotic’s Notebook' and 'The Complete Neurotic’s Notebook'. Wikipedia
Marvin Miller (actor)

Marvin Miller (actor) (July 18, 1913-February 8, 1985)

Marvin Elliott Miller was an American radio, film, and voice-over actor. Possessing a deep, baritone voice, he began his career in radio in St. Louis, Missouri, before becoming a Hollywood actor. Miller is best remembered for two of his roles—as Michael Anthony, the man who passed out a weekly check on the TV series 'The Millionaire', and as the... Wikipedia
St. Louis, Missouri
Los Angeles, California
Johnny Mize

Johnny Mize (January 7, 1913-June 2, 1993)

John Robert "Johnny" Mize was a baseball player who was a first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, and New York Yankees. He played in the Major Leagues for 15 seasons between 1936 and 1953, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1981. Wikipedia
Demorest, Georgia
Demorest, Georgia
Stanford Moore

Stanford Moore (September 4, 1913-August 23, 1982)

Stanford Moore was an American biochemist. He shared a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1972 (with Christian B. Anfinsen and William Howard Stein, for work done at Rockefeller University on the structure of the enzyme ribonuclease and for contributing to the understanding of the connection between the chemical structure and catalytic activity of the... Wikipedia
New York City

Douglas Morrow (September 13, 1913-September 9, 1994)

Douglas Morrow was a Hollywood screenwriter and film producer. He earned an Academy Award for his script for 1949's 'The Stratton Story', a biography of baseball player Monty Stratton, who was disabled in a hunting accident. Morrow died of an aneurysm in 1994. Wikipedia
Oswego New York
Kingston, New York
Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters (April 4, 1913-April 30, 1983)

McKinley Morganfield, known by his stage name Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician. He is often considered the "father of modern Chicago blues". Wikipedia
Issaquena County, Mississippi, United States
Westmont, Illinois, United States

Mario Nascimbene (November 28, 1913-January 6, 2002)

Mario Nascimbene was one of the best known Italian film soundtrack composers of the 20th century. His career spanned six decades, during which time he earned several awards for the innovative contents of his composing style. During his career he composed soundtracks for more than 150 films. Wikipedia
Milan, Italy
Rome, Italy
Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon (January 9, 1913-April 22, 1994)

Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974 when he became the only U.S. president to resign the office. Nixon had previously served as a U.S. representative and senator from California and as the 36th Vice President of the United States from 1953 to 1961. Wikipedia
Yorba Linda, California, United States
New York City, New York, United States
Louis Nye

Louis Nye (May 1, 1913-October 9, 2005)

Louis Nye was an American comedy actor. Wikipedia
Hartford, Connecticut United States
Los Angeles, California United States
Russel B. Nye

Russel B. Nye (February 17, 1913-September 2, 1993)

Russel Blaine Nye was an American professor of English who in the 1960s pioneered Popular Culture Theory. He is the author of a dozen books. His book 'George Bancroft: Brahmin Rebel' won the 1945 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography. Wikipedia
Viola, Wisconsin
Lansing, Michigan
Tessie O'Shea

Tessie O'Shea (March 13, 1913-April 21, 1995)

Teresa Mary "Tessie" O'Shea was a Welsh entertainer and actress. Wikipedia
Cardiff, Wales, UK
East Lake Weir, Florida, U.S.
Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens (September 12, 1913-March 31, 1980)

James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens was an American track and field athlete who specialized in the sprints and the long jump. He participated in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, where he achieved international fame by winning four gold medals: one each in the 100 meters, the 200 meters, the long jump, and as part of the 4x100 meter relay... Wikipedia
Oakville, Alabama, United States
Tucson, Arizona, United States
Edith Pargeter

Edith Pargeter (September 28, 1913-October 14, 1995)

Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM, also known by her 'nom de plume' Ellis Peters, was an English author of works in many categories, especially history and historical fiction, and was also honoured for her translations of Czech classics; she is probably best known for her murder mysteries, both historical and modern. Wikipedia
Horsehay, Shropshire, England
Shropshire, England
Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks (February 4, 1913-October 24, 2005)

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African-American Civil Rights activist, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement". Her birthday, February 4, and the day she was arrested, December 1, have both become Rosa Parks Day, commemorated in both California and Ohio. Wikipedia
Tuskegee, Alabama, United States
Detroit, United States
Wolfgang Paul

Wolfgang Paul (August 10, 1913-December 7, 1993)

Wolfgang Paul was a German physicist, who co-developed the non-magnetic quadrupole mass filter which laid the foundation for what we now call an ion trap. He shared one-half of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1989 for this work with Hans Georg Dehmelt; the other half of the Prize in that year was awarded to Norman Foster Ramsey, Jr. Wikipedia
Lorenzkirch, Saxony, Germany
Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Pinetop Perkins

Pinetop Perkins (July 7, 1913-March 21, 2011)

Joseph William Perkins, known by the stage name Pinetop Perkins, was an American blues pianist. Perkins played with some of the most influential blues and rock and roll performers in American history and received numerous honors during his lifetime, including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and induction into the Blues Hall of Fame. Wikipedia
Belzoni, Mississippi, United States
Austin, Texas, United States

Vasco Pratolini (October 19, 1913-January 12, 1991)

Vasco Pratolini was an Italian writer of the 20th century. Wikipedia

Simon Ramo (May 7, 1913-)

Simon "Si" Ramo is an American engineer, business leader and author. He led development of microwave and missile technology and is sometimes known as the father of the intercontinental ballistic missile. He also developed General Electric's electron microscope. He has been partly responsible for the creation of two Fortune 500 companies,... Wikipedia
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Dai Rees (March 31, 1913-November 15, 1983)

David James Rees, CBE was one of the Britain's leading golfers either side of World War II. Wikipedia
Fontegary, Glamorgan, Wales
Barnet, London, England
Paul Ricœur

Paul Ricœur (February 27, 1913-May 20, 2005)

Paul Ricœur was a French philosopher best known for combining phenomenological description with hermeneutics. As such, his thought is within the same tradition as other major hermeneutic phenomenologists, Martin Heidegger and Hans-Georg Gadamer. In 2000, he was awarded the Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy for having "revolutionized the methods of... Wikipedia
Valence, Drôme, France
Chatenay Malabry, France
Claude Simon

Claude Simon (October 10, 1913-July 6, 2005)

Claude Simon was a French novelist and the 1985 Nobel Laureate in Literature. Wikipedia
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Paris, France
Red Skelton

Red Skelton (July 18, 1913-September 17, 1997)

Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton was an American entertainer best known for his national radio and television acts between 1937 and 1971 and as host of the television program 'The Red Skelton Show'. Skelton, who has stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in radio and television, also appeared in vaudeville, films, nightclubs, and casinos,... Wikipedia
Vincennes, Indiana
Rancho Mirage, California

Douglas Slocombe (February 10, 1913-)

Douglas Slocombe OBE, BSC, ASC is a British cinematographer. Wikipedia
United Kingdom
Roger Wolcott Sperry

Roger Wolcott Sperry (August 20, 1913-April 17, 1994)

Roger Wolcott Sperry was a neuropsychologist, neurobiologist and Nobel laureate who, together with David Hunter Hubel and Torsten Nils Wiesel, won the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his work with split-brain research. A 'Review of General Psychology' survey, published in 2002, ranked Sperry as the 44th most cited psychologist of... Wikipedia
Hartford, Connecticut
Pasadena, California
Richard Stone

Richard Stone (August 30, 1913-December 6, 1991)

Sir John Richard Nicholas Stone was an eminent British economist, educated at Westminster School, Cambridge University, who in 1984 received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for developing an accounting model that could be used to track economic activities on a national and, later, an international scale. Wikipedia
London, England
Cambridge, England
May Swenson

May Swenson (May 28, 1913-December 28, 1989)

Anna Thilda May "May" Swenson was an American poet and playwright. She is considered one of the most important and original poets of the 20th century, as often hailed by the noted critic Harold Bloom. Wikipedia
Logan, Utah
Bethany Beach, Delaware
Kenzō Tange

Kenzō Tange (September 4, 1913-March 22, 2005)

Kenzō Tange was a Japanese architect, and winner of the 1987 Pritzker Prize for architecture. He was one of the most significant architects of the 20th century, combining traditional Japanese styles with modernism, and designed major buildings on five continents. Tange was also an influential patron of the Metabolist movement. He said: "It was, I... Wikipedia
Osaka, Japan
Tokyo, Japan

Noel Taylor (costume designer) (January 17, 1913-November 4, 2010)

Noel Taylor was an American costume designer of the stage, television, and film. A four-time Emmy nominee, Taylor won an Emmy Award in 1978 for his designs for the PBS drama 'Actor: The Paul Muni Story'. Wikipedia

Lewis Thomas (November 25, 1913-December 3, 1993)

Lewis Thomas was an American physician, poet, etymologist, essayist, administrator, educator, policy advisor, and researcher. Wikipedia
Flushing, New York
Thomas F. Torrance

Thomas F. Torrance (August 30, 1913-December 2, 2007)

Thomas Forsyth Torrance, MBE FRSE, commonly referred to as T. F. Torrance, was a Scottish Protestant theologian. Torrance served for 27 years as Professor of Christian Dogmatics at New College, Edinburgh in the University of Edinburgh. He is best known for his pioneering work in the study of science and theology, but he is equally respected for his... Wikipedia
Chengdu, Szechuan, China
Edinburgh, Scotland

Elsie Tu (June 2, 1913-)

Elsie Tu GBM, CBE, is an English-born Hong Kong social activist, former elected member of the Urban Council of Hong Kong, and former member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. She moved to Hong Kong in 1951 following a period as a missionary in China. She became known for her strong antipathy towards colonialism and corruption, as well as for... Wikipedia
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Murray Tyrrell

Murray Tyrrell (December 1, 1913-July 13, 1994)

Sir Murray Louis Tyrrell was an Australian public servant, noted as the Official Secretary to the Governor-General of Australia for a record term of 26 years, 1947–73, in which time he served six governors-general. Wikipedia
Kilmore, Victoria
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Saro Urzì

Saro Urzì (February 24, 1913-November 1, 1979)

Saro Urzì was an Italian actor. Wikipedia

Jerome Weidman (April 4, 1913-October 6, 1998)

Jerome Weidman was an American playwright and novelist. He collaborated with George Abbott on the book for the musical 'Fiorello!' with music by Jerry Bock, and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. All received the 1960 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the work. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, United States
New York City, New York, United States
Maurice Wilkes

Maurice Wilkes (June 26, 1913-November 29, 2010)

Sir Maurice Vincent Wilkes FRS, FREng, DFBCS was a British computer scientist credited with several important developments in computing. At the time of his death, Wilkes was an Emeritus Professor of the University of Cambridge. He received a number of distinctions: he was a knight bachelor, Distinguished Fellow of the British Computer Society, a... Wikipedia
Dudley, Staffordshire, England, UK
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
Elmo Williams

Elmo Williams (April 30, 1913-)

James Elmo Williams is an American film and television editor, producer, director, and executive. His work on the film 'High Noon' received the Academy Award for Film Editing. In 2006, Williams published 'Elmo Williams: A Hollywood Memoir'. Wikipedia
Lone Wolf, Oklahoma, United States
Angus Wilson

Angus Wilson (August 11, 1913-May 31, 1991)

Sir Angus Frank Johnstone-Wilson, CBE was an English novelist and short story writer. He was awarded the 1958 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for 'The Middle Age of Mrs Eliot' and later received a knighthood for his services to literature. Wikipedia
Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Alexander Yashin

Alexander Yashin (March 27, 1913-July 11, 1968)

Alexander Yakovlevich Yashin was a Soviet writer associated with the Village Prose movement. Wikipedia
Vologda Region
Gig Young

Gig Young (November 4, 1913-October 19, 1978)

Gig Young was an American film, stage, and television actor. Known mainly for second leads and supporting roles, Young won an Academy Award for his performance as a slimy dance-marathon emcee in the 1969 film 'They Shoot Horses, Don't They?' Young, who was an alcoholic, was implicated in a murder-suicide, involving himself and his wife. Wikipedia
St. Cloud, Minnesota
New York City, New York
Loretta Young

Loretta Young (January 6, 1913-August 12, 2000)

Gretchen Young was an American actress. Starting as a child actress, she had a long and varied career in film from 1917 to 1953. She won the 1948 best actress Academy Award for her role in the 1947 film 'The Farmer's Daughter', and received an Oscar nomination for her role in 'Come to the Stable', in 1949. Young moved to the relatively new medium... Wikipedia
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Yakov Zak (<a href="/born/year/1913" title="Celebrities Born in 1913">1913</a>-1976)

Yakov Izrailevich Zak, 'Jiakov Israilevič Sak'; Odessa, – Moscow, 28 June 1976) was a Soviet pianist and teacher of Jewish extraction. Wikipedia

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