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Martti Ahtisaari

Martti Ahtisaari (June 23, 1937-)

Martti Oiva Kalevi Ahtisaari is a Finnish politician, the tenth President of Finland, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and United Nations diplomat and mediator, noted for his international peace work. Wikipedia
Viipuri, Finland (now Vyborg, Russia)

Genpei Akasegawa (March 27, 1937-October 26, 2014)

Genpei Akasegawa was a pseudonym of Japanese artist Katsuhiko Akasegawa. He used another pen name, Katsuhiko Otsuji, for literary works. Wikipedia
Yokohama, Japan
Tokyo, Japan
Bella Akhmadulina

Bella Akhmadulina (April 10, 1937-November 29, 2010)

Izabella Akhatovna "Bella" Akhmadulina was a Soviet and Russian poet, short story writer, and translator, known for her apolitical writing stance. She was part of the Russian New Wave literary movement. She was cited by Joseph Brodsky as the best living poet in the Russian language. Wikipedia
Moscow, Soviet Union
Peredelkino, Moscow, Russia
Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Albright (May 15, 1937-)

Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright is a Czechoslovakian-born American politician and diplomat. She is the first woman to have become the United States Secretary of State. She was nominated by U.S. President Bill Clinton on December 5, 1996, and was unanimously confirmed by a U.S. Senate vote of 99–0. She was sworn in on January 23, 1997. Wikipedia
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Claude Allègre

Claude Allègre (March 31, 1937-)

Claude Allègre is a French politician and scientist. Wikipedia
Paris, France
Bobby Allison

Bobby Allison (December 3, 1937-)

Robert Arthur "Bobby" Allison is a former NASCAR Winston Cup driver and was named one of NASCAR's 50 greatest drivers. His two sons, Clifford and Davey Allison, followed him into racing, and both died within a year of each other. Wikipedia
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Martín Almada

Martín Almada (January 30, 1937-)

Martín Almada is a lawyer, writer and educationalist from Paraguay. A noted dissident and human rights activist, he was a prisoner of the Alfredo Stroessner regime. Wikipedia
Puerto Sastre

Marc Alyn (March 18, 1937-)

Marc Alyn is a French poet. Wikipedia
Vladimir Arnold

Vladimir Arnold (June 12, 1937-June 3, 2010)

Vladimir Igorevich Arnold was a Soviet and Russian mathematician. While he is best known for the Kolmogorov–Arnold–Moser theorem regarding the stability of integrable systems, he made important contributions in several areas including dynamical systems theory, catastrophe theory, topology, algebraic geometry, symplectic geometry, differential... Wikipedia
Odessa, Soviet Union
Paris, France
Vladimir Ashkenazy

Vladimir Ashkenazy (July 6, 1937-)

Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy is a Russian-born pianist and conductor of Icelandic and Swiss citizenship. Wikipedia
Gorky, Soviet Union

Avi (author) (December 23, 1937-)

Edward Irving Wortis, better known by the pen name Avi, is an American author of young adult and children's literature. He is a winner of the Newbery Medal and twice one of the runners-up. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Shirley Bassey

Shirley Bassey (January 8, 1937-)

Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey is a Welsh singer with a career spanning more than 60 years. Originally finding fame in the mid-1950s, Bassey has been called "one of the most popular female vocalists in Britain during the last half of the 20th century." In the US, in particular, she is best known for recording the theme songs to the James Bond films... Wikipedia
Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Ned Beatty

Ned Beatty (July 6, 1937-)

Ned Thomas Beatty is an American actor who has appeared in more than 100 films and has been nominated for an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards, an MTV Movie Award for Best Villain and a Golden Globe Award; he won a Drama Desk Award. Wikipedia
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
Warren Beatty

Warren Beatty (March 30, 1937-)

Henry Warren Beaty, known professionally as Warren Beatty is an American actor, producer, screenwriter and director. He has been nominated for fourteen Academy Awards – four for Best Actor, four for Best Picture, two for Best Director, three for Original Screenplay, and one for Adapted Screenplay – winning Best Director for 'Reds'. Beatty is only... Wikipedia
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Jurek Becker

Jurek Becker (September 30, 1937-March 14, 1997)

Jurek Becker was a Polish-born German writer, film-author and GDR dissident. His most famous novel is 'Jacob the Liar', which has been made into two films. He lived in Łódź during World War II for about two years and survived the Holocaust. Wikipedia
Łódź, Poland
Sieseby, Schleswig-Holstein

Hildegard Behrens (February 9, 1937-August 18, 2009)

Hildegard Behrens was a German soprano with a wide repertoire including Wagner, Weber, Mozart, Richard Strauss, and Alban Berg roles. Wikipedia
Varel, Germany
Tokyo, Japan
Andrei Bitov

Andrei Bitov (May 27, 1937-)

Andrei Georgiyevich Bitov is a prominent Russian writer. among the foremost Russian writers of the late 20th century. Wikipedia
Leningrad, USSR
Don Bluth

Don Bluth (September 13, 1937-)

Donald Virgil "Don" Bluth is an American animator, film director, producer, writer, production designer, video game designer and animation instructor who is known for directing animated films including 'The Secret of NIMH', 'An American Tail', 'The Land Before Time', 'All Dogs Go to Heaven', and 'Anastasia', and his involvement in the laserdisc... Wikipedia
El Paso, Texas, U.S.
Jimmy Bowen

Jimmy Bowen (November 30, 1937-)

James "Jimmy" Bowen is an American record producer and former pop music performer. Bowen is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and holds an MBA with honors from Belmont University. He presently lives with his wife Ginger in Phoenix, Arizona. Wikipedia
Santa Rita, New Mexico (USA)
Clete Boyer

Clete Boyer (February 9, 1937-June 4, 2007)

Cletis Leroy "Clete" Boyer was a Major League Baseball player. A third baseman who also played shortstop and second base occasionally, Boyer played for the Kansas City Athletics, New York Yankees, and Atlanta Braves. Boyer also spent 4 seasons in the Central League in Japanese baseball with the Taiyo Whales. In his 16-year career, Boyer hit 162... Wikipedia
Cassville, Missouri
Atlanta, Georgia

Robert Campbell (journalist) (March 31, 1937-)

Robert Campbell is a writer and architect. He is currently the Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic for the 'Boston Globe'. He lives and works in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Wikipedia
Buffalo, New York
Mario Capecchi

Mario Capecchi (October 6, 1937-)

Mario Ramberg Capecchi is an Italian-born American molecular geneticist and a co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering a method to create mice in which a specific gene is turned off, known as knockout mice. He shared the prize with Martin Evans and Oliver Smithies. He is currently Distinguished Professor of Human... Wikipedia
Verona, Italy
George Carlin

George Carlin (May 12, 1937-June 22, 2008)

George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, actor, and author. Carlin was noted for his black comedy and his thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects. Carlin and his "Seven dirty words" comedy routine were central to the 1978 U.S. Supreme Court case 'F.C.C. v.... Wikipedia
Manhattan
Santa Monica, California
Allan Carr

Allan Carr (May 27, 1937-June 29, 1999)

Allan Carr was an American producer and manager of stage and screen. Carr was nominated for numerous awards, winning a Tony Award and two People's Choice Awards, and was named Producer of the Year by the National Association of Theatre Owners. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Rubin Carter

Rubin Carter (May 6, 1937-April 20, 2014)

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was an American middleweight boxer who was wrongly convicted of murder and later freed via a petition of habeas corpus after spending almost 20 years in prison. Wikipedia
Paterson, New Jersey
Toronto, Ontario
Antonio Cassese

Antonio Cassese (January 1, 1937-October 21, 2011)

Antonio Cassese was an Italian jurist who specialized in public international law. He was the first President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the first President of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon which he presided over until his resignation on health grounds in 1 October 2011. He died on 21 October 2011. Wikipedia
Atripalda, Italy
Florence, Italy

Gianni Celati (<a href="/born/year/1937" title="Celebrities Born in 1937">1937</a>-)

Gianni Celati is an Italian writer, translator and literary critic. Wikipedia
Bobby Charlton

Bobby Charlton (October 11, 1937-)

Sir Robert "Bobby" Charlton CBE is an English former football player, regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time, and an essential member of the England team who won the World Cup in 1966, the year he also won the Ballon d'Or. He played almost all of his club football at Manchester United, where he became renowned for his attacking... Wikipedia
Ashington, Northumberland, England

Stelvio Cipriani (August 20, 1937-)

Stelvio Cipriani, is an Italian composer, mostly of motion picture soundtracks. Wikipedia
Rome, Italy
Hélène Cixous

Hélène Cixous (June 5, 1937-)

Hélène Cixous is a professor, French feminist writer, poet, playwright, philosopher, literary critic and rhetorician. She holds honorary degrees from Queen's University and the University of Alberta in Canada; University College Dublin in Ireland; the University of York and University College London in the UK; and Georgetown University,... Wikipedia
Oran, French Algeria
Sidney Coleman

Sidney Coleman (March 7, 1937-November 18, 2007)

Sidney Richard Coleman was an American theoretical physicist who studied under Murray Gell-Mann. He is notable for his research in high-energy theoretical physics. Wikipedia
Chicago
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Paolo Conte

Paolo Conte (January 6, 1937-)

Paolo Conte is an Italian singer, pianist, composer, and lawyer notable for his grainy, resonant voice, his colourful and dreamy compositions and his wistful, sometimes melancholic lyrics. Wikipedia
Asti, Piedmont, Italy
Jilly Cooper

Jilly Cooper (February 21, 1937-)

Jilly Cooper OBE is an English author. She began her career as a journalist and wrote numerous works of non-fiction before writing several romance novels, the first of which appeared in 1975. She is most famous for writing the 'Rutshire Chronicles'. Wikipedia
Essex, England
Johnny Copeland

Johnny Copeland (March 27, 1937-July 3, 1997)

Johnny Copeland was an American Texas blues guitarist and singer. Wikipedia
Haynesville, Louisiana, United States
Harlem, New York, United States
Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby (July 12, 1937-)

William Henry "Bill" Cosby Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and activist. Wikipedia
Philadelphia
Tom Courtenay

Tom Courtenay (February 25, 1937-)

Sir Thomas Daniel "Tom" Courtenay is an English actor who came to prominence in the early 1960s with a succession of films, including 'The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner', 'Billy Liar' and 'Doctor Zhivago'. Since the mid-1960s he has been known primarily for his work in the theatre, although he received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in... Wikipedia
Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Robert Crippen

Robert Crippen (September 11, 1937-)

Robert Laurel "Bob" Crippen, is a retired American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aerospace engineer, and former astronaut for the United States Department of Defense and for NASA. He was the Pilot of the first Space Shuttle flight and flew three more missions as Commander. Crippen received the Congressional Space Medal of Honor. Wikipedia
Beaumont, Texas, U.S.

Bobby Cruz (February 1, 1937-)

Bobby Cruz is a salsa singer and religious minister. He was part of the duo Richie Ray & Bobby Cruz. His seminal professional pairing with Richie Ray is one of the longest-lived partnerships in Latino music, lasting over 50 years. His wide vocal range and quiet, gentlemanly demeanor has earned Cruz enormous popularity over the years. Wikipedia
Hormigueros, Puerto Rico
Boris Cyrulnik

Boris Cyrulnik (July 26, 1937-)

Boris Cyrulnik is a French doctor, ethologist, neurologist, and psychiatrist. Wikipedia
Bordeaux, France
Stuart Damon

Stuart Damon (February 5, 1937-)

Stuart Damon is an American actor. He is known for thirty years of portraying the character Dr. Alan Quartermaine on the American soap opera 'General Hospital', for which he won an Emmy Award in 1999. Outside the USA, he is better known for the role of Craig Stirling in 'The Champions'. Wikipedia
New York, U.S.
Isa Danieli

Isa Danieli (March 13, 1937-)

Isa Danieli is an Italian film actress. She has appeared in 32 films since 1962. Wikipedia
Naples, Italy
Peter Davis (director)

Peter Davis (director) (January 2, 1937-)

Peter Frank Davis, is an American filmmaker, author and journalist. Wikipedia
Santa Monica, CA
Carl R. de Boor

Carl R. de Boor (December 3, 1937-)

Carl-Wilhelm Reinhold de Boor is a German-American mathematician and professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Wikipedia
Stolp, Germany Słupsk, present-day Poland

David Del Tredici (<a href="/born/year/1937" title="Celebrities Born in 1937">1937</a>-)

David Del Tredici is an American composer. He has won a Pulitzer Prize, is a former Guggenheim and Woodrow Wilson fellow. Del Tredici is considered a "pioneer" of the Neo-Romantic movement. He has been described by the 'Los Angeles Times' as one of the United States' "most flamboyant outside composers." Wikipedia
Sandy Dennis

Sandy Dennis (April 27, 1937-March 2, 1992)

Sandra Dale “Sandy” Dennis was an American theater and film actress. At the height of her career in the 1960s she won two Tony Awards, as well as an Oscar for her performance in 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'. Wikipedia
Hastings, Nebraska, USA
Westport, Connecticut, USA

Anita Desai (June 24, 1937-)

Anita Mazumdar Desai is an Indian novelist and the Emerita John E. Burchard Professor of Humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. As a writer she has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize three times; she received a Sahitya Academy Award in 1978 for her novel 'Fire on the Mountain', from the Sahitya Academy, India's National Academy... Wikipedia
Mussoorie, British India

John Frederick Dewey (<a href="/born/year/1937" title="Celebrities Born in 1937">1937</a>-)

John Frederick Dewey FRS is a British structural geologist and a strong proponent of the theory of plate tectonics, building upon the early work undertaken in the 1960s and 1970s. He is widely regarded as an authority on the development and evolution of mountain ranges. Wikipedia
Jared Diamond

Jared Diamond (September 10, 1937-)

Jared Mason Diamond is an American scientist and author best known for his popular science books 'The Third Chimpanzee', 'Guns, Germs, and Steel', 'Collapse' and 'The World Until Yesterday'. Originally trained in physiology, Diamond is known for drawing from a variety of fields, including anthropology, ecology, geography, and evolutionary biology.... Wikipedia
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Bobby Driscoll

Bobby Driscoll (March 3, 1937-March 30, 1968)

Robert Cletus Driscoll — known as Bobby Driscoll — was an American child actor known for a large body of cinema and TV performances from 1943 to 1960. He starred in some of The Walt Disney Company's most popular live-action pictures of that period, such as 'Song of the South', 'So Dear to My Heart', and 'Treasure Island'. He served as animation... Wikipedia
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.
New York City, New York, U.S.
The Everly Brothers

The Everly Brothers (February 1, 1937-)

The Everly Brothers were American country-influenced rock and roll singers, known for steel-string guitar and close harmony singing. Isaac Donald "Don" Everly and Phillip "Phil" Everly were elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 and the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001. Wikipedia
Brownie, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, United States

Gary Fjellgaard (August 14, 1937-)

Gary Fjellgaard is a Canadian country music singer-songwriter. Wikipedia
Rose Valley, Saskatchewan, Canada
Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda (December 21, 1937-)

Jane Fonda is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model and fitness guru. She is a two-time Academy Award winner. In 2014, she was the recipient of the American Film Institute AFI Life Achievement Award. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.

J. E. Franklin (August 10, 1937-)

J. E. Franklin is an American playwright, best known for her play, 'Black Girl', which was later made into a 1972 feature film. Wikipedia
Houston, Texas, USA
Dawn Fraser

Dawn Fraser (September 4, 1937-)

Dawn Lorraine Fraser is an Australian champion swimmer and former politician. She is one of only three swimmers to have won the same Olympic event three times – in her case the 100-metre freestyle. Wikipedia
Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman (June 1, 1937-)

Morgan Freeman is an American actor, film director, and narrator. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in 'Street Smart', 'Driving Miss Daisy', 'The Shawshank Redemption' and 'Invictus', and won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 2005 for 'Million Dollar Baby'. He has also won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors... Wikipedia
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Noel Furlong

Noel Furlong (December 25, 1937-)

J. J. Furlong is an Irish businessman and recreational poker player who won the 1999 World Series of Poker main event. Wikipedia
Dublin, Ireland
Robert Gallo

Robert Gallo (March 23, 1937-)

Robert Charles Gallo is an American biomedical researcher. He is best known for his role in the discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus as the infectious agent responsible for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and in the development of the HIV blood test, and he has been a major contributor to subsequent HIV research. Wikipedia
Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
Philip Glass

Philip Glass (January 31, 1937-)

Philip Morris Glass is an American composer. He is considered one of the most influential music makers of the late 20th century. His music is also often controversially described as 'minimal music', along with the work of the other "major minimalists" La Monte Young, Terry Riley and Steve Reich. Wikipedia
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Victoria Glendinning (April 23, 1937-)

Victoria Glendinning, CBE, is a British biographer, critic, broadcaster and novelist; she is an Honorary Vice-President of English PEN, a winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, was awarded a CBE in 1998 and is Vice-President of the Royal Society of Literature. Wikipedia

Robert Goldsborough (writer) (October 3, 1937-)

Robert Gerald Goldsborough is an American journalist and writer of mystery novels. He worked for 45 years for the 'Chicago Tribune' and 'Advertising Age', but gained prominence as the author of a series of authorized pastiches of Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe detective stories, published from 1986 to 1994. The first novel, 'Murder in E Minor', received a... Wikipedia
Chicago
Archie Goodwin (comics)

Archie Goodwin (comics) (September 8, 1937-March 1, 1998)

Archie Goodwin was an American comic book writer, editor, and artist. He worked on a number of comic strips in addition to comic books, and is best known for his Warren and Marvel Comics work. For Warren he was chief writer and editor of landmark horror anthology titles 'Creepy' and 'Eerie', and for Marvel he set up the creator-owned Epic Comics as... Wikipedia
Kansas City, Missouri
New York City
Bharath Gopi

Bharath Gopi (November 8, 1937-January 29, 2008)

Gopinathan Velayudhan Nair, also known as Bharat Gopy was an Indian film actor, producer, and director. He was one of the first actors to be associated with the New Wave cinema movement in Kerala during the 1970s. Wikipedia
Chirayinkeezhu, Travancore, British India
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Tony Gould (arts director)

Tony Gould (arts director) (<a href="/born/year/1937" title="Celebrities Born in 1937">1937</a>-)

Tony Gould is the founding director of the Queensland Performing Arts Centre and the Brisbane Festival. Wikipedia
Yılmaz Güney

Yılmaz Güney (April 1, 1937-September 9, 1984)

Yılmaz Güney was a Zaza and Kurdish film director, scenarist, novelist, and actor from Turkey. Many of his works were devoted to the plight of ordinary, working class people in Turkey. Wikipedia
Yenice, Karataş, Turkey
Paris, France
Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard (April 6, 1937-)

Merle Ronald Haggard is an American country and Western songwriter, singer, guitarist, fiddler, and instrumentalist. Along with Buck Owens, Haggard and his band The Strangers helped create the Bakersfield sound, which is characterized by the unique twang of Fender Telecaster and the unique mix with the traditional country steel guitar sound, new... Wikipedia
Oildale, California, United States

Mary Downing Hahn (December 9, 1937-)

Mary Downing Hahn is an American writer of young adult novels and former school librarian. She was known for many books such as Stepping On The Cracks and Wait Till Helen Comes. She published her first book in 1979 and has since written over twenty novels. Wikipedia
College Park, Maryland, USA

Hagood Hardy (February 26, 1937-January 1, 1997)

Hugh Hagood Hardy was a Canadian composer, pianist, and vibraphonist. He is best known for the 1975 single, "The Homecoming" originally created as music to a 1972 TV commercial for Salada tea, and for his soundtrack to the 'Anne of Green Gables' and 'Anne of Avonlea' films. Wikipedia
Angola, Indiana
Hamilton, Ontario
Seymour Hersh

Seymour Hersh (<a href="/born/year/1937" title="Celebrities Born in 1937">1937</a>-)

Seymour Myron "Sy" Hersh is an American investigative journalist and political writer based in Washington, D.C. He is a regular contributor to 'The New Yorker' magazine on military and security matters. He has also won two National Magazine Awards and is a five-time Polk winner and recipient of the 2004 George Orwell Award. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Avram Hershko

Avram Hershko (December 31, 1937-)

Avram Hershko is a Hungarian-born Israeli biochemist and Nobel laureate in Chemistry. Wikipedia
Karcag, Hungary
Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman (August 8, 1937-)

Dustin Lee Hoffman is an American actor and director with a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960. He has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable characters. He won the Academy Award for 'Kramer vs. Kramer' in 1979 and 'Rain Man' in 1988 for best actor. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Roald Hoffmann

Roald Hoffmann (July 18, 1937-)

Roald Hoffmann is an American theoretical chemist who won the 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He has also published plays and poetry. He is the Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters, Emeritus, at Cornell University, in Ithaca, New York. Wikipedia
Zolochiv, Ukraine

Ron Holgate (May 26, 1937-)

Ronald "Ron" Holgate is an American actor and opera singer. He won the Tony Award for Best Supporting Actor as Richard Henry Lee in the original Broadway production of '1776', a role he reprised in 1972 for the film. Wikipedia
Aberdeen, South Dakota, U.S.
Polly Holliday

Polly Holliday (July 2, 1937-)

Polly Dean Holliday is an American actress. She has appeared on stage, television and in film. She is best known for her portrayal of sassy waitress "Flo" on the 1970s sitcom 'Alice', and her starring role in its short-lived spinoff, 'Flo'. Wikipedia
Jasper, Alabama, U.S.
Anthony Hopkins

Anthony Hopkins (December 31, 1937-)

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE is a Welsh actor of film, stage, and television, and a composer and painter. After graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 1957, he trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and was then spotted by Laurence Olivier who invited him to join the Royal National Theatre. In 1968, he got... Wikipedia
Margam, Port Talbot, Wales, UK
Susan Howe

Susan Howe (June 10, 1937-)

Susan Howe is an American poet, scholar, essayist and critic, who has been closely associated with the Language poets, among others poetry movements. Her work is often classified as Postmodern because it expands traditional notions of genre. Many of Howe's books are layered with historical, mythical, and other references, often presented in an... Wikipedia
Boston, MA
Robert Huber

Robert Huber (February 20, 1937-)

Robert Huber ForMemRS is a German biochemist and Nobel laureate. Wikipedia
Munich
John Hume

John Hume (January 18, 1937-)

John Hume, KCSG is an Irish former politician from Derry, Northern Ireland. He was a founding member of the Social Democratic and Labour Party, and was co-recipient of the 1998 Nobel Peace Prize, with David Trimble. Wikipedia
Derry City, Northern Ireland

Tommy Hunter (March 20, 1937-)

Thomas James "Tommy" Hunter, CM, O.Ont is a Canadian country music performer, known as "Canada's Country Gentleman". Wikipedia
Jon Huntsman, Sr.

Jon Huntsman, Sr. (June 21, 1937-)

Jon Meade Huntsman, Sr. is an American businessman and philanthropist. He is the founder of Huntsman Corporation and the father of Republican politician and diplomat Jon Huntsman Jr. Wikipedia
Blackfoot, Idaho, USA
Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein (April 28, 1937-December 30, 2006)

Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti was the fifth President of Iraq, serving in this capacity from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003. A leading member of the revolutionary Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, and later, the Baghdad-based Ba'ath Party and its regional organisation Ba'ath Party – Iraq Region—which espoused ba'athism, a mix of Arab... Wikipedia
Al-Awja, Iraq
Kadhimiya, Iraq

Frank Ifield (November 30, 1937-)

Francis Edward Ifield is an Australian easy listening and country music singer who was born in England. He achieved considerable success in the early 1960s, especially in the UK Singles Chart, where he had four No. 1 hits in 1962 and 1963. Wikipedia
Coundon, Coventry, England
Wanda Jackson

Wanda Jackson (October 20, 1937-)

Wanda Lavonne Jackson is an American singer, songwriter, pianist and guitarist who had success in the mid-1950s and 1960s as one of the first popular female rockabilly singers and a pioneering rock and roll artist. She is known to many as the "Queen of Rockabilly". Wikipedia
Maud, Oklahoma
Ivan Jandl

Ivan Jandl (January 24, 1937-November 21, 1987)

Ivan Jandl was a Czech child actor. Wikipedia
Czechoslovakia (present-day Czech Republic)
Prague, Czech Republic
Waylon Jennings

Waylon Jennings (June 15, 1937-February 13, 2002)

Waylon Arnold Jennings was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Jennings began playing guitar at 8 and began performing at 12 on KVOW radio. His first band was 'The Texas Longhorns'. Jennings worked as a D.J. on KVOW, KDAV, KYTI, and KLLL. In 1958, Buddy Holly arranged Jennings's first recording session, of "Jole Blon" and "When Sin... Wikipedia
Littlefield, Texas, United States of America
Chandler, Arizona, United States of America
Little Willie John

Little Willie John (November 15, 1937-May 26, 1968)

William Edward John, better known by his stage name Little Willie John, was an American R&B singer who performed in the 1950s and early 1960s. He is best known for his popular music chart successes with songs such as, "All Around the World", "Need Your Love So Bad" and "Fever" the same year, the latter covered in 1958 by Peggy Lee. An important... Wikipedia
Cullendale, Arkansas, United States
Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Gordon Johncock

Gordon Johncock (August 5, 1937-)

Gordon Johncock is an American former racing driver, best known as a two-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 and the 1976 USAC Marlboro Championship Trail champion. Johncock was most often simply referred to as "Gordy." Wikipedia
Hastings, Michigan, United States
Richard Jordan

Richard Jordan (July 19, 1937-August 30, 1993)

Richard Jordan was an American stage, screen, and television actor. A long-time member of the New York Shakespeare Festival, he performed in many Off Broadway and Broadway plays. His films include 'Logan's Run', 'Les Misérables', 'Raise the Titanic', 'The Friends of Eddie Coyle', 'The Yakuza', 'Interiors', 'The Bunker', 'Dune', 'The Secret of My... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Jan Kaplický

Jan Kaplický (April 18, 1937-January 14, 2009)

Jan Kaplický was a world-renowned Neofuturistic Czech architect who spent a significant part of his life in the United Kingdom. He was the leading architect behind the innovative design office, Future Systems. He was best known for the neofuturistic Selfridges Building in Birmingham, England, and the Media Centre at Lord's Cricket Ground in London.... Wikipedia
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Prague, Czech Republic
Zygmunt Konieczny

Zygmunt Konieczny (January 3, 1937-)

Zygmunt Konieczny is a Polish composer of theatre music and film music. Wikipedia
Kraków
Karin Krog

Karin Krog (May 15, 1937-)

Karin Krog is one of the leading Norwegian jazz singers, the great granddaughter of Anders Heyerdahl, a Norwegian composer, musician, genealogist, folklorist and local historian, and married to the jazz journalist Johannes Bergh. She is able to sing anything from standards to free improvisations. Wikipedia

Peter F. Krogh (<a href="/born/year/1937" title="Celebrities Born in 1937">1937</a>-)

Peter Frederic Krogh was born in California in 1937. In 1958 he graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. cum laude in Economics and later received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Since then, prominent positions he has held include White House Fellow, Special Assistant to the Secretary of... Wikipedia
California
Manoj Kumar

Manoj Kumar (July 24, 1937-)

Manoj Kumar is an award-winning Indian actor and director in the Bollywood film industry. He is remembered for his films Hariyali Aur Raasta, Woh Kaun Thi?, Himalaya Ki God Mein, Do Badan, Upkar, Patthar Ke Sanam, Neel Kamal, Purab Aur Paschim, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan, and Kranti. He is known for acting in and directing films with patriotic themes,... Wikipedia
Abbottabad, Hazara Division, British India

Jeremy Larner (March 20, 1937-)

Jeremy Larner is an author, poet, journalist and speechwriter. He won an Academy Award in 1972 for Best Original Screenplay, for writing 'The Candidate.' Wikipedia
Glen A. Larson

Glen A. Larson (January 3, 1937-November 14, 2014)

Glen Albert Larson was an American television producer and writer best known as the creator of the television series 'Battlestar Galactica', 'Buck Rogers in the 25th Century', 'Quincy, M.E.', 'The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries', 'B. J. and the Bear', 'The Fall Guy', 'Magnum, P.I.' and 'Knight Rider'. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California
Santa Monica, California
Linda Lavin

Linda Lavin (October 15, 1937-)

Linda Lavin is an American singer and actress. She is known for playing the title character in the sitcom 'Alice' and for her stage performances, both on Broadway and Off-Broadway. Wikipedia
Portland, Maine, United States

Ron Leibman (October 11, 1937-)

Ron Leibman is an American actor. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, United States

Joseph Lelyveld (April 5, 1937-)

Joseph Lelyveld was executive editor of the 'New York Times' from 1994 to 2001, and interim executive editor in 2003 after the resignation of Howell Raines. He is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author, and a frequent contributor to the 'New York Review of Books'. Wikipedia
Jaime Lerner

Jaime Lerner (December 17, 1937-)

Jaime Lerner is a Brazilian politician. He was the governor of the state of Paraná, in southern Brazil. He is renowned as an architect and urban planner, having been mayor of Curitiba, capital of Paraná, three times. In 1994, Lerner was elected governor of Paraná, and was reelected in 1998. Wikipedia
Curitiba, Brazil

Rosaleen Linehan (June 1, 1937-)

Rosaleen Linehan is an Irish stage, screen and television actress. Wikipedia

Oleg Lobov (September 7, 1937-)

Oleg Ivanovich Lobov is a Russian politician who served as acting First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic) from 19 April 1991 to 15 November 1991 and also was acting Chairman of the Council of Ministers – Government of the Russian SFSR from 26 September 1991 to 6 November 1991, shortly... Wikipedia
Kiev, USSR (present-day Kyiv, Ukraine)
Lois Lowry

Lois Lowry (March 20, 1937-)

Lois Lowry is an American writer credited with more than thirty children's books. She has won two Newbery Medals, for 'Number the Stars' in 1990 and 'The Giver' in 1994. For her contribution as a children's writer, she was a finalist in 2000 for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest recognition available to creators... Wikipedia
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Robert Lucas, Jr. (September 20, 1937-)

Robert Emerson Lucas, Jr. is an American economist at the University of Chicago. He received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1995. He has been characterized by N. Gregory Mankiw as "the most influential macroeconomist of the last quarter of the 20th century." Wikipedia
Yakima, Washington

Gregory Mcdonald (February 15, 1937-September 7, 2008)

Gregory Mcdonald was an American mystery writer best known for his creation of the character Irwin Maurice Fletcher, an investigative reporter who preferred the nickname "Fletch." Wikipedia
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, United States
Giles County, Tennessee
Yuri I. Manin

Yuri I. Manin (February 16, 1937-)

Yuri Ivanovitch Manin is a Soviet/Russian/German mathematician, known for work in algebraic geometry and diophantine geometry, and many expository works ranging from mathematical logic to theoretical physics. Wikipedia
Simferopol, Soviet Union
Guy Marchand

Guy Marchand (May 22, 1937-)

Guy Marchand is a French actor, musician and singer. He is best known for his role as the main character in the French police procedural series Nestor Burma. Wikipedia
Paris, France

Inga Markovits (<a href="/born/year/1937" title="Celebrities Born in 1937">1937</a>-)

Inga Markovits is an American lawyer, and The Friends of Joe Jamail Regents Chair, at the University of Texas. She is the recipient of the 2012 Ellen Maria Gorrisen Berlin Prize and is a Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. Wikipedia
Barry Mazur

Barry Mazur (December 19, 1937-)

Barry Charles Mazur is an American mathematician and a Gerhard Gade University Professor at Harvard University. Wikipedia
New York
Bernie McGann

Bernie McGann (June 22, 1937-September 17, 2013)

Bernard Francis "Bernie" McGann was an Australian jazz alto saxophone player. He began his career in the late 1950s and remained active as a performer, composer and recording artist until near the end of his life. Wikipedia
Granville, New South Wales
Sydney, Australia
Roger McGough

Roger McGough (November 9, 1937-)

Roger McGough CBE FRSL is an English poet, performance poet, broadcaster, children's author and playwright. He presents the BBC Radio 4 programme 'Poetry Please', as well as performing his own poetry. McGough was one of the leading members of the Liverpool poets, a group of young poets influenced by Beat poetry and the popular music and culture of... Wikipedia
Litherland, Lancashire, England, UK
Bruce McLaren

Bruce McLaren (August 30, 1937-June 2, 1970)

Bruce Leslie McLaren was a New Zealand race-car designer, driver, engineer and inventor. Wikipedia
Auckland
England

Gulshan Kumar Mehta (April 12, 1937-August 7, 2009)

Gulshan Kumar Mehta, popularly known by his pen name Gulshan Bawra was an Indian songwriter and actor in Hindi cinema. In a career spanning 42 years, he has to his credit about 240 songs, he collaborated with noted music directors like Kalyanji Anandji, Shankar Jaikishan, and R D Burman composed almost half of songs in films like 'Khel Khel Mein',... Wikipedia
Sheikhupura, Punjab, British India
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Mary Ann Mobley

Mary Ann Mobley (February 17, 1937-December 9, 2014)

Mary Ann Mobley was an American actress, television personality and Miss America 1959. Wikipedia
Brandon, Mississippi, U.S.
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Rafael Moneo

Rafael Moneo (May 9, 1937-)

José Rafael Moneo Vallés is a Spanish architect. He won the Pritzker Prize for architecture in 1996 and the RIBA Royal Gold Medal in 2003. Wikipedia
Tudela, Navarre, Spain
Walter Dean Myers

Walter Dean Myers (August 12, 1937-July 1, 2014)

Walter Dean Myers was an American writer of children's books best known for young adult literature. He wrote more than one hundred books including picture books and nonfiction. He won the Coretta Scott King Award for African-American authors five times. His 1988 novel 'Fallen Angels' is one of the books most frequently challenged in the U.S.... Wikipedia
Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA
New Jersey, USA
Thomas Nagel

Thomas Nagel (July 4, 1937-)

Thomas Nagel is an American philosopher, currently University Professor of Philosophy and Law at New York University, where he has taught since 1980. His main areas of philosophical interest are philosophy of mind, political philosophy and ethics. Wikipedia
Belgrade, Yugoslavia (now Serbia)
Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson (April 22, 1937-)

John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson is an American actor and filmmaker. Throughout his career, Nicholson has portrayed unique and challenging roles, many of which include dark portrayals of excitable, neurotic and psychopathic characters. Nicholson's 12 Academy Award nominations make him the most nominated male actor in the Academy's history. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.
Nikolai Drozdov

Nikolai Drozdov (June 20, 1937-)

Nikolai Nikolaievich Drozdov is a Russian doctor of biological sciences, candidate of geographical sciences, zoological sciences, professor of Moscow State University, a public figure, member of the expert council of the national award "Crystal Compass," a member of the media council of the Russian Geographical Society. Wikipedia
Moscow, USSR
Jimmy Norman

Jimmy Norman (August 12, 1937-November 8, 2011)

Jimmy Norman was an American rhythm and blues and jazz musician and a songwriter. In his early career, Norman had a charting single of his own, "I Don't Love You No More", as well as performing session work with Jimi Hendrix, but he is better known as a lyricist and songwriter. He wrote the expanded lyrics of the song "Time Is on My Side", which... Wikipedia
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
New York City, New York, U.S.
Margaret O'Brien

Margaret O'Brien (January 15, 1937-)

Margaret O'Brien is an American film, television and stage actress. Beginning a prolific career as a child actress in feature films at the age of four, O'Brien became one of the most popular child stars in cinema history, and was honored with a Juvenile Academy Award as the outstanding child actress of 1944. In her later career, she appeared on... Wikipedia
San Diego, California, U.S.
John Ogdon

John Ogdon (January 27, 1937-August 1, 1989)

John Andrew Howard Ogdon was an English pianist and composer. Wikipedia
Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire
London

Robert Paul (June 2, 1937-)

Robert Paul is a Canadian former pair skater. He teamed up with Barbara Wagner in 1952. They became the 1960 Olympic champions, four-time World champions, and five-time Canadian national champions. After retiring from competition, the pair toured with Ice Capades. Wikipedia
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tom Paxton

Tom Paxton (October 31, 1937-)

Thomas Richard "Tom" Paxton is an American folk singer-songwriter who has had a music career spanning more than fifty years. In 2009, Paxton received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois
Roger Penske

Roger Penske (February 20, 1937-)

Roger S. Penske is the owner of the automobile racing team Penske Racing, the Penske Corporation, and other automotive-related businesses. Penske also owns the most victories as an owner in the Indianapolis 500; 15 owner victories. A winning racer in the late 1950s, Penske was named 1961's Sports Car Club of America Driver of the Year by Sports... Wikipedia
Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA
Richard Petty

Richard Petty (July 2, 1937-)

Richard Lee Petty is a former NASCAR driver who raced in the Strictly Stock/Grand National Era and the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. "The King", as he is nicknamed, is most well known for winning the NASCAR Championship seven times, winning a record 200 races during his career, winning the Daytona 500 a record seven times, and winning a record 27... Wikipedia
Level Cross, North Carolina

Sigrid D. Peyerimhoff (January 12, 1937-)

Sigrid Doris Peyerimhoff is a theoretical chemist and Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, University of Bonn, Germany. Wikipedia
Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano (September 14, 1937-)

Renzo Piano, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI, OMCA is an Italian architect and engineer, who won the Pritzker Prize in 1998. Architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff said of Piano's works that the "...serenity of his best buildings can almost make you believe that we live in a civilized world." Wikipedia
Genoa, Italy
Edita Piekha

Edita Piekha (July 31, 1937-)

Edita Piekha is a French-born popular Soviet and Russian singer and actress of Polish descent. She was the third popular female singer, after Klavdiya Shulzhenko and Sofia Rotaru, to be named a People's Artist of the USSR. Wikipedia
Noyelles-sous-Lens, Pas-de-Calais, France
Colin Powell

Colin Powell (April 5, 1937-)

Colin Luther Powell is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State, serving under U.S. President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2005, the first African American to serve in that position. During his military career, Powell also served as National Security Advisor, as... Wikipedia
New York City, New York

Ronnie Prophet (December 26, 1937-)

Ronald Lawrence Victor Prophet is a Canadian-born country musician and comedy performer. Wikipedia
Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon (May 8, 1937-)

Thomas Ruggles Pynchon, Jr. is an American novelist. A MacArthur Fellow, he is noted for his dense and complex novels. His fiction and nonfiction writings encompass a vast array of subject matter, genres and themes, including the fields of history, music, science, and mathematics. For 'Gravity's Rainbow' Pynchon won the 1974 U.S. National Book... Wikipedia
Glen Cove, New York
Raj Reddy

Raj Reddy (June 13, 1937-)

Dabbala Rajagopal "Raj" Reddy is an Indian-American computer scientist and a winner of the Turing Award. He is one of the early pioneers of Artificial Intelligence and has served on the faculty of Stanford and Carnegie Mellon University for over 40 years. He was the founding Director of the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. He was... Wikipedia
Katur, Andhra Pradesh, India
Vanessa Redgrave

Vanessa Redgrave (January 30, 1937-)

Vanessa Redgrave is an English actress of stage, screen and television, as well as a political activist. She is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee, and received the 2010 BAFTA Fellowship. Wikipedia
London, England
Jerry Reed

Jerry Reed (March 20, 1937-September 1, 2008)

Jerry Reed Hubbard, known professionally as Jerry Reed, was an American country music singer, guitarist, and songwriter, as well as an actor who appeared in more than a dozen films. His signature songs included "Guitar Man," "U.S. Male", "A Thing Called Love," "Alabama Wild Man," "Amos Moses", "When You're Hot, You're Hot", "Ko-Ko Joe", "Lord, Mr.... Wikipedia
Atlanta, Georgia, US
Nashville, Tennessee, US

Donnelly Rhodes (December 4, 1937-)

Donnelly Rhodes is a Canadian actor. He starred as Doctor Cottle on the Sci Fi Channel television program 'Battlestar Galactica'. A character actor with many American television and film credits, Rhodes is probably best known to American audiences as the hapless escaped convict Dutch Leitner on the ABC soap opera spoof 'Soap'. Wikipedia
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Richard Rhodes

Richard Rhodes (July 4, 1937-)

Richard Lee Rhodes is an American historian, journalist and author of both fiction and non-fiction, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning 'The Making of the Atomic Bomb', and most recently, 'The Twilight of the Bombs'. He has been awarded grants from the Ford Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan... Wikipedia
Kansas City, Kansas
Robert Coleman Richardson

Robert Coleman Richardson (June 26, 1937-February 19, 2013)

Robert Coleman Richardson was an American experimental physicist whose area of research included sub-millikelvin temperature studies of helium-3. Richardson, along with David Lee, as senior researchers, and then graduate student Douglas Osheroff, shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Physics for their 1972 discovery of the property of superfluidity in... Wikipedia
Washington, DC
Ithaca, NY
Giacomo Rizzolatti

Giacomo Rizzolatti (April 28, 1937-)

Giacomo Rizzolatti is an Italian neurophysiologist who works at the University of Parma. He is the Senior Scientist of the research team that discovered mirror neurons in the frontal and parietal cortex of the macaque monkey, and has written many scientific articles on the topic. He is a past president of the European Brain and Behaviour Society.... Wikipedia
Kiev, Ukraine
Brooks Robinson

Brooks Robinson (May 18, 1937-)

Brooks Calbert Robinson, Jr. is an American former professional baseball player. He played his entire 23-year major league career for the Baltimore Orioles. He batted and threw right-handed, in spite of the fact he was a natural left-hander. Nicknamed "The Human Vacuum Cleaner" or "Mr. Hoover", he is considered one of the greatest defensive third... Wikipedia
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Jay Rockefeller

Jay Rockefeller (June 18, 1937-)

John Davison "Jay" Rockefeller IV is the senior United States Senator from West Virginia. He was first elected to the Senate in 1984, while in office as Governor of West Virginia, a position he held from 1977 to 1985. Rockefeller moved to Emmons, West Virginia to serve as a VISTA worker in 1964, and was first elected to public office in the state,... Wikipedia
New York City, New York
Joanna Russ

Joanna Russ (February 22, 1937-April 29, 2011)

Joanna Russ was an American writer, academic and feminist. She is the author of a number of works of science fiction, fantasy and feminist literary criticism such as 'How to Suppress Women's Writing', as well as a contemporary novel, 'On Strike Against God', and one children's book, 'Kittatinny'. She is best known for 'The Female Man', a novel... Wikipedia
The Bronx, New York, US
Tucson, Arizona, US

E. P. Sanders (April 18, 1937-)

Ed Parish Sanders is a New Testament scholar and one of the principal proponents of the "New Perspective on Paul". He is a major scholar in contemporary scholarship on the historical Jesus, where his formulation that Jesus founded "a renewal movement within Judaism" is regarded as definitive. He has been Arts and Sciences Professor of Religion at... Wikipedia
Bob Schieffer

Bob Schieffer (February 25, 1937-)

Bob Lloyd Schieffer is an American television journalist who has been with CBS News since 1969, serving as anchor on the Saturday edition of 'CBS Evening News' for 23 years, from 1973 to 1996, as well as chief Washington correspondent since 1982 and moderator of the Sunday public affairs show 'Face the Nation' since 1991. From March 2005 to August... Wikipedia
Austin, Texas
Charles R. Schwab

Charles R. Schwab (July 29, 1937-)

Charles R. Schwab is an American businessman and investor and the founder of the Charles Schwab Corporation. Schwab was born in Sacramento, California. He attended Santa Barbara High School in Santa Barbara, CA and was captain of the golf team. He also attended pre-college school at Holy Rosary Academy in Woodland, California. Schwab is dyslexic,... Wikipedia
Sacramento, California, U.S.
Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott (November 30, 1937-)

Sir Ridley Scott is an English film director and producer. Following his commercial breakthrough with the science-fiction horror film 'Alien', his best-known works are the neo-noir dystopian science fiction film 'Blade Runner', the drama 'Thelma & Louise', the epic historical drama 'Gladiator', which won a Best Picture Oscar, the war film 'Black... Wikipedia
South Shields, County Durham, England, UK
Sam the Sham

Sam the Sham (March 6, 1937-)

Domingo "Sam" Samudio, better known by his stage name Sam the Sham, is a retired American rock and roll singer. Sam the Sham was known for his camp robe and turban and hauling his equipment in a 1952 Packard hearse with maroon velvet curtains. As the front man for the Pharaohs, he sang on several Top 40 hits in the mid-1960s, notably the Hot 100... Wikipedia
Dallas, Texas

Susan Sheehan (August 24, 1937-)

Susan Sheehan is an American writer. Wikipedia

Gail Sheehy (November 27, 1937-)

Gail Sheehy is an American author, journalist, and lecturer. She is the author of seventeen books, including 'Passages', named by the Library of Congress one of the ten most influential books of our times. Sheehy has written biographies and character studies of major twentieth-century leaders, including Hillary Clinton, both presidents Bush, Prime... Wikipedia
Mamaroneck, New York, U.S.
Tom Simpson

Tom Simpson (November 30, 1937-July 13, 1967)

Thomas "Tom" or "Tommy" Simpson was one of Britain's most successful professional cyclists. He was born in Haswell, County Durham and later moved to Harworth, Nottinghamshire. Simpson began road cycling as a teenager before taking up track cycling, specialising in pursuit races. He won a bronze medal for track cycling at the 1956 Summer Olympics... Wikipedia
Haswell, County Durham, England
Mont Ventoux, Provence, France
Tom Smothers

Tom Smothers (February 2, 1937-)

Tom Smothers is an American comedian, composer and musician, best known as half of the musical comedy team The Smothers Brothers, alongside his younger brother Dick. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, USA
Boris Spassky

Boris Spassky (January 30, 1937-)

Boris Vasilievich Spassky is a Russian, formerly French, formerly Soviet chess grandmaster. He was the tenth World Chess Champion, holding the title from 1969 to 1972. He is known as one of the greatest players of all time, and is the oldest living world champion. Wikipedia
Leningrad, Soviet Union

Arnold Steinhardt (<a href="/born/year/1937" title="Celebrities Born in 1937">1937</a>-)

Arnold Steinhardt, is an American violinist, best known as the first violinist of the Guarneri String Quartet. Wikipedia
Robert Stone (novelist)

Robert Stone (novelist) (August 21, 1937-January 10, 2015)

Robert Stone was an American novelist. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Key West, Florida, United States
Tom Stoppard

Tom Stoppard (July 3, 1937-)

Sir Tom Stoppard is a British playwright, knighted in 1997. He has written prolifically for TV, radio, film and stage, finding prominence with plays such as 'Arcadia', 'The Coast of Utopia', 'Every Good Boy Deserves Favour', 'Professional Foul', 'The Real Thing', and 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead'. He co-wrote the screenplays for 'Brazil',... Wikipedia
Zlín, Czechoslovakia
Valentina Tereshkova

Valentina Tereshkova (March 6, 1937-)

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova is the first woman to have flown in space, having been selected from more than four hundred applicants and five finalists to pilot Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963. In order to join the Cosmonaut Corps, Tereshkova was honorarily inducted into the Soviet Air Force and thus she also became the first civilian to fly in space. Wikipedia
Bolshoye Maslennikovo, Yaroslavl Oblast, USSR
Marlo Thomas

Marlo Thomas (November 21, 1937-)

Margaret Julia "Marlo" Thomas is an American actress, producer, and social activist known for starring on the sitcom 'That Girl' and her award-winning feminist children's franchise, 'Free to Be... You and Me'. For her work in television, she has received four Emmys, a Golden Globe, the George Foster Peabody Award and has been inducted into the... Wikipedia
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter S. Thompson (July 18, 1937-February 20, 2005)

Hunter Stockton Thompson was an American journalist and author, and the founder of the gonzo journalism movement. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, to a middle-class family, Thompson had a turbulent youth after the death of his father left the family in poverty. He was unable to formally finish high school as he was incarcerated for 60 days after... Wikipedia
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Woody Creek, Colorado, United States
John Kennedy Toole

John Kennedy Toole (December 17, 1937-March 26, 1969)

John Kennedy Toole was an American novelist from New Orleans, Louisiana, whose posthumously published novel 'A Confederacy of Dunces' won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. He also wrote 'The Neon Bible'. Although several people in the literary world felt his writing skills were praiseworthy, Toole's novels were rejected during his lifetime. After... Wikipedia
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Biloxi, Mississippi, United States
Göran Tunström

Göran Tunström (May 14, 1937-February 5, 2000)

Göran Tunström was a Swedish author. He grew up in Sunne, Värmland County. Tunström's style is personal and intimate, and has a clear autobiographical tone. Although active as an established author for nearly four decades, it was particularly after his 'The Christmas Oratorio' was adapted as a movie in 1996 that he became widely known to the... Wikipedia
Karlstad
Stockholm
Amos Tversky

Amos Tversky (March 16, 1937-June 2, 1996)

Amos Nathan Tversky was a cognitive and mathematical psychologist, a student of cognitive science, a collaborator of Daniel Kahneman, and a figure in the discovery of systematic human cognitive bias and handling of risk. Much of his early work concerned the foundations of measurement. He was co-author of a three-volume treatise, 'Foundations of... Wikipedia
Haifa, Israel
Stanford, California, USA

Emi Wada (March 18, 1937-)

Emi Wada is a Japanese costume designer. Wikipedia
Kyoto, Japan
Joseph Wambaugh

Joseph Wambaugh (January 22, 1937-)

Joseph Aloysius Wambaugh, Jr. is a bestselling American writer known for his fictional and non-fictional accounts of police work in the United States. Several of his first novels were set in Los Angeles, California, and its surroundings, and featured Los Angeles police officers as protagonists. Wikipedia
East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Robin Warren

Robin Warren (June 11, 1937-)

John Robin Warren AC is an Australian pathologist, Nobel Laureate and researcher who is credited with the 1979 re-discovery of the bacterium 'Helicobacter pylori', together with Barry Marshall. Wikipedia
Adelaide, Australia

Felicia Weathers (August 13, 1937-)

Felicia Weathers is an African-American opera and concert singer. Wikipedia
St. Louis, Missouri
Lanford Wilson

Lanford Wilson (April 13, 1937-March 24, 2011)

Lanford Wilson was a Pulitzer Prize winning, American playwright, whose work, as described by the New York Times, was "earthy, realist, greatly admired [and] widely performed". Wilson also helped to advance the Off-Off-Broadway theater movement with his earliest plays, which were first produced in New York at the Caffe Cino beginning in 1964. He... Wikipedia
Lebanon, Missouri, USA
Wayne, New Jersey
Michel Winock

Michel Winock (<a href="/born/year/1937" title="Celebrities Born in 1937">1937</a>-)

Michel Winock is a French historian, specializing in the history of the French Republic, intellectual movements, antisemitism, nationalism and the far right movements of France. He is a 'professeur des universités' in contemporary history at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and member of 'L'Histoire' magazine's editing board. Winock has... Wikipedia
Roger Zelazny

Roger Zelazny (May 13, 1937-June 14, 1995)

Roger Joseph Zelazny was an American poet and writer of fantasy and science fiction short stories and novels, best known for his The Chronicles of Amber series. He won the Nebula award three times and the Hugo award six times, including two Hugos for novels: the serialized novel '...And Call Me Conrad' and then the novel 'Lord of Light'. Wikipedia
Euclid, Ohio, USA
Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

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