Tag Archives: 1923

#660 Louise Brough / Terence Alexander – 11 March 1923

Louise Brough Althea Louise Brough Clapp (née Brough; March 11, 1923 – February 3, 2014) was an American tennis player. During her career between 1942 and 1957, she won six Grand Slam singles titles as well as numerous doubles and … Continue reading

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#604 Nicholas Parsons / Murray Walker – 10 October 1923

Nicholas Parsons Christopher Nicholas Parsons OBE (born 10 October 1923, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England) is a British radio and television presenter, comedy performer and actor. His long career on television and radio have made him a household name. Best known today for his long-standing position as host of the comedy radio game show Just A … Continue reading

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#367 Bert Kaempfert / Linda Darnell / Bill McLaren – 16 October 1923

Bert Kaempfert Bert Kaempfert (born Berthold Kämpfert; 16 October 1923 – 21 June 1980) was a German orchestra leader and songwriter. He made easy listening and jazz-oriented records, and wrote the music for a number of well-known songs, such as “Strangers in the Night” and … Continue reading

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#318 Rocky Marciano / Lord Thomson of Fleet – 01 September 1923

Rocky Marciano Rocky Marciano (September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969), born Rocco Francis Marchegiano, was an Italian-American boxer and the heavyweight champion of the world from September 23, 1952, to April 27, 1956. When he retired he became the only heavyweight … Continue reading

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#312 Richard Attenborough / Marmaduke Hussey – 29 August 1923

Richard Attenborough Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE (born 29 August 1923) is an English actor, director, producer and entrepreneur. Attenborough has won two Academy Awards, four BAFTA Awards and three Golden Globes. He is the older brother of naturalist and wildlife filmmaker Sir David Attenborough. His breakthrough role … Continue reading

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#181 James Arness / Roy Dotrice – 26 May 1923

James Arness James King Arness (born May 26, 1923) is an American actor, best known for portraying Marshal Matt Dillon on Gunsmoke for 20 years. His brother was actor Peter Graves. Arness has the distinction of having played the role of Marshal Matt Dillon in … Continue reading

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#140 Aaron Spelling / Bettie Page / Hugh Lloyd / Avis Bunnage – 22 April 1923

Aaron Spelling Aaron Spelling (April 22, 1923 – June 23, 2006) was an American film and television producer. As of 2009, Spelling’s company holds the record as the most prolific television writer, with 218 producer and executive producer credits. Forbes ranked him the … Continue reading

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