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ArtistAlbum Title
1969: The Velvet Underground LiveThe Velvet Underground
461 Ocean BoulevardEric Clapton
A Nice PairPink Floyd
A Tapestry of DreamsCharles Aznavour
Alive & KickingThe Delfonics
AlvorecerClara Nunes
Another Time, Another PlaceBryan Ferry
ApostropheFrank Zappa
Back Home AgainJohn Denver
Bad CompanyBad Company (debut)
Before the FloodBob Dylan & The Band
Big Bad BoBo Diddley
Blue MagicBlue Magic
Body HeatQuincy Jones
BreakawayKris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge
Buddha and the Chocolate BoxCat Stevens
BurnDeep Purple
Can't Get Enough Of Your Love BabeBarry White
CaribouElton John
Cop Yer Whack for ThisBilly Connolly
Country LifeRoxy Music
Court And SparkJoni Mitchell
Crime Of The CenturySupertramp
DandruffIvor Cutler
Dark HorseGeorge Harrison
David EssexDavid Essex
David LiveDavid Bowie
Desolation BoulevardSweet
Diamond DogsDavid Bowie
EldoradoElectric Light Orchestra
Elis & TomElis Regina & Tom Jobim
Ella in LondonElla Fitzgerald
Elvis: A Legendary Performer Volume 1Elvis Presley
Elvis: As Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis (live)Elvis Presley
Endless SummerBeach Boys
Exotic Birds and FruitProcol Harum
Fall Into SpringRita Coolidge
Faust IVFaust
FearJohn Cale
Feats Don't Fail Me NowLittle Feat
Fine and MellowElla Fitzgerald
Floating WorldJade Warrior
Fly to the RainbowScorpions
For EverymanJackson Browne
Free and EasyHelen Reddy
Fulfillingness' First FinaleStevie Wonder
Good Old BoysRandy Newman
Good Things HappeningBrotherhood of Man
Good TimesElvis Presley
GoodbyeGene Ammons
Goodnight ViennaRingo Starr
Grateful Dead From The Mars HotelGrateful Dead
Great Balls Of FireJerry Lee Lewis
Greatest HitsAlice Cooper
Grievous AngelGram Parsons
Hall of the Mountain GrillHawkwind
Hamburger ConcertoFocus
Hard Core PoetryTavares
Head HuntersHerbie Hancock
Here Come the Warm JetsBrian Eno
Hergest RidgeMike Oldfield
Heroes Are Hard to FindFleetwood Mac
HolliesThe Hollies
HotcakesCarly Simon
Hotter Than HellKiss
I Want to See the Bright Lights TonightRichard and Linda Thompson
If You Love Me, Let Me KnowOlivia Newton-John
I'm Leaving It All Up to YouDonny and Marie Osmond
It's Only Rock 'n' RollThe Rolling Stones
It's Too Late To Stop NowVan Morrison
JoleneDolly Parton
Journey to the Centre of the EarthRick Wakeman
June 1, 1974Kevin Ayers, John Cale, Brian Eno and Nico
Just a BoyLeo Sayer
KansasKansas (debut)
Kimono My HouseSparks
KissKiss (debut)
Lady In AutumnBillie Holiday
Late for the SkyJackson Browne
Let's Get It OnMarvin Gaye
L'isola di nientePremiata Forneria Marconi
LiveMott the Hoople
LiveThe Dubliners
Live in JapanThe Carpenters
Live in London '74Bill Haley & His Comets
Live Rhymin'Paul Simon
Live!April Wine
Living in the 70'sSkyhooks
Lost in a DreamREO Speedwagon
Loud 'n' ProudNazareth
Love Song for JeffreyHelen Reddy
Man of MiraclesStyx
ManifiestoVíctor Jara
Meet the ResidentsThe Residents (debut)
MiamiJames Gang
Miles of AislesJoni Mitchell
Mr. NaturalBee Gees
Musik Von HarmoniaHarmonia (debut)
Mysterious TravellerWeather Report
Natty DreadBob Marley
NightlifeThin Lizzy
Nightmares...and Other Tales from the Vinyl JungleThe J. Geils Band
Not FragileBachman-Turner Overdrive
Not Just Another Bunch of Pretty FacesIf
Now We Are SixSteeleye Span
Odds & SodsThe Who
OkieJ. J. Cale
Old New Borrowed and BlueSlade
Olympia 74Dalida
On The BeachNeil Young
On the BorderEagles
Only Want You For Your BodyBuffalo
Oscar Peterson and Dizzy GillespieOscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie
Oscar Peterson and Harry EdisonOscar Peterson, Harry "Sweets" Edison
Oscar Peterson and Roy EldridgeOscar Peterson, Roy Eldridge
Oscar Peterson and The Trumpet Kings - JoustsOscar Peterson
Oscar Peterson in RussiaOscar Peterson
Oscar Peterson, Count BasieSatch and Josh
Perfect AngelMinnie Riperton
PhaedraTangerine Dream
Planet WavesBob Dylan
Pretzel LogicSteely Dan
Prounounced Leh-Nerd-Skin-NerdLynyrd Skynyrd
Queen IIQueen
QuoStatus Quo
Rags to RufusRufus
RedKing Crimson
Remember Me This WayGary Glitter
Ride 'Em CowboyPaul Davis
Rock And Roll AnimalLou Reed
Rock BottomRobert Wyatt
Rock 'n' Roll AnimalLou Reed
Rock Your BabyGeorge McCrae
Rocka RollaJudas Priest
Röda KapelletRöda Kapellet
Rollin'Bay City Rollers
Roxy & ElsewhereFrank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention
Rub It InBilly "Crash" Craddock
RushRush (debut)
Sally Can't DanceLou Reed
Second HelpingLynyrd Skynyrd
Secret TreatiesBlue Öyster Cult
SerenadeNeil Diamond
Sheer Heart AttackQueen
Sheet Music10cc
Shinin' OnGrand Funk Railroad
SilverbirdLeo Sayer (debut)
Slade in FlameSlade
Slapp HappySlapp Happy
SmilerRod Stewart
Sneakin' Sally Through The AlleyRobert Palmer (solo debut)
SolidThe Groundhogs
Some Nice Things I've MissedFrank Sinatra
Soon Over BabalumaCan
Spooky Lady's SideshowKris Kristofferson
Standing on the Verge of Getting It OnFunkadelic
Starless and Bible BlackKing Crimson
Starting OverRaspberries
StormbringerDeep Purple
Streetlife SerenadeBilly Joel
Sun SecretsThe Eric Burdon Band
Sweet Fanny AdamsSweet
Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)Brian Eno
TastyGood Rats
The Best of Top of the Pops '74Top of the Poppers
The Civil SurfaceEgg
The Confessions of Dr. Dream and Other StoriesKevin Ayers
The EndNico
The GiantsOscar Peterson, Joe Pass, Ray Brown
The Harder They ComeOriginal Soundtrack
The Heart of Saturday NightTom Waits
The HoopleMott the Hoople
The Human MenagerieCockney Rebel (debut)
The Lamb Lies Down on BroadwayGenesis
The Magic of the BlueBlue Magic
The Main Event - LiveFrank Sinatra
The Night the Light Went On (In Long Beach)Electric Light Orchestra
The Power and the GloryGentle Giant
The PsychomodoCockney Rebel
The Singles: 1969-1973The Carpenters
The Three DegreesThe Three Degrees
The Way We WereAndy Williams
There's the RubWishbone Ash
TobyThe Chi-Lites
ToddTodd Rundgren
Todd Rundgren's UtopiaUtopia (debut)
Up for the Down StrokeParliament
Veedon FleeceVan Morrison
Walking ManJames Taylor
Walls and BridgesJohn Lennon
War ChildJethro Tull
We Had It AllScott Walker
What Were Once Vices Are Now HabitsThe Doobie Brothers
Where Have I Known You BeforeReturn to Forever
WindfallRick Nelson
Winter in AmericaGil Scott-Heron
Winter LightOregon
Wish You Were HereBadfinger
WonderworldUriah Heep
Wrap Around JoyCarole King
Film Title
A Peasant on a Bicycle
A Woman Under the Influence
Airport 1975
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
All Creatures Great and Small
Alvin Rides Again
Andy Warhol's Frankenstein
Animals Are Beautiful People
Barry Mckenzie Holds His Own
Black Christmas
Blazing Saddles
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Caged Heat, directorial debut of Jonathan Demme
California Split
Carry On Dick
Dark Star, directed by John Carpenter
Day for Night
Death Wish
Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry
Dreams and Nightmare
F for Fake
Flesh for Frankenstein
Ginger in the Morning
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla
Gone in 60 Seconds
Great Expectations
Harry and Tonto
Herbie Rides Again
Jock Petersen
Journey Back to Oz
Lacombe Lucien
Lovin' Molly
Macon County Line
Magnum Force
Murder on the Orient Express
Return of The Street Fighter
Sister Street Fighter
Sister Street Fighter Hanging by a Thread
Son of Dracula
Sweet Movie
That's Entertainment!
The 6 Ultra Brothers vs. the Monster Army
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravit
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
The Bears and I
The Beast Must Die
The Cars That Ate Paris
The Clockmaker
The Conversation
The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
The Exorcist
The Front Page
The Godfather Part II
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad
The Great Gatsby
The Island at the Top of the World
The Klansman
The Last Detail
The Longest Yard
The Lords of Flatbush
The Man with the Golden Gun
The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat
The Odessa File
The Parallax View
The Sting
The Street Fighter
The Street Fighter's Last Revenge
The Sugarland Express
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
The Three Musketeers
The Towering Inferno
The Trial of Billy Jack
Thieves Like Us
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
UFO: Target Earth
Way of the Drago
Where the Lilies Bloom
Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too
Young Frankenstein
JanuaryDungeons & Dragons officially released.
FebruaryPatricia Hearst, the 19 year old granddaughter of publisher William Randolph Hearst, is kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army.
FebruaryGrenada becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
FebruaryAfter 84 days in space, the crew of the temporary American space station Skylab return to Earth.
FebruaryUS District Court Judge George Boldt rules that Native American tribes in Washington state are entitled to half of the legal salmon and steelhead catches, based on treaties signed by the tribes and the US government.
FebruaryThe Symbionese Liberation Army demand $4 million more to release kidnap victim Patty Hearst.
FebruaryPeople magazine is published for the first time.
MarchWatergate scandal: Seven are indicted for their role in the Watergate break-in and charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice.
MarchPierre Messmer finishes his first office as Prime Minister of France.
MarchCharles de Gaulle Airport opens in Paris, France.
MarchOil embargo: Most OPEC nations end a five-month oil embargo against the United States, Europe and Japan.
MarchA failed kidnap attempt is made on Her Royal Highness Princess Anne and her husband Captain Mark Phillips in The Mall, outside Buckingham Palace, London.
MarchMariner 10 approaches Mercury.
AprilThe Local Government Act 1972 comes into effect in England/Wales, creating 6 new metropolitan counties & completely redrawing the administrative map.
AprilThe Super Outbreak, the largest series of tornadoes in history, hits 13 states and one Canadian province. By the time the last of 148 tornadoes hit early the following morning, 315 died and over 5,000 were injured.
AprilCoup in Portugal restores democracy.
MayAll female Japanese team summits Manaslu becoming the first women to climb an 8,000 metre peak.
MayThe United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee opens formal and public impeachment hearings against President Richard M. Nixon.
MayLos Angeles, California police raid Symbionese Liberation Army headquarters, killing six members, including Camilla Hall.
MayThirty-three people die from bombings in Dublin and County Monaghan, Ireland.
MayNuclear test: Under project Smiling Buddha, India successfully detonates its first nuclear weapon becoming the sixth nation to do so.
JuneFlixborough disaster: An explosion at a chemical plant in Flixborough, UK kills 28 people.
JuneA new Instrument of Government is promulgated making Sweden a parliamentary monarchy.
JuneA bomb explodes at the Houses of Parliament in London damaging Westminster Hall. The bomb had been planted by the Irish Republican Army.
JuneThe UPC label is used for the first time to ring up purchases at a supermarket.
JulyMilitary coup overthrows President Makarios in Cyprus.
JulyA bomb planted by Irish Republican Army terrorists explodes in the White Tower at the Tower of London, killing one person and injuring 41. Another bomb explodes outside a government building in South London.
JulyWar of July 1974: Forces from Turkey invade Cyprus.
JulyWatergate Scandal: The United States Supreme Court unanimously rule that President Richard Nixon did not have the authority to withhold subpoenaed White House tapes and they order him to surrender the tapes to the Watergate special prosecutor.
JulyWatergate Scandal: The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee adopts three articles of impeachment charging President Richard M. Nixon with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. He announces he will resign the next day, the first president to do so.
AugustWatergate scandal: US President Richard Nixon announces his resignation (effective August 9).
AugustRichard Nixon becomes the first President of the United States to resign from office, an action taken to avoid being removed by impeachment in response to his role in the Watergate scandal. His Vice President, Gerald Ford, takes the oath of office and becomes the 38th president.
SeptemberWatergate Scandal: US President Gerald Ford pardons former President Richard Nixon for any crimes Nixon may have committed while in office.
OctoberJames Graham is born.
NovemberLord Lucan disappears.
NovemberIn Salt Lake City, Utah, Carol DaRonch narrowly escapes abduction by serial killer Ted Bundy.
NovemberPresident Childers dies suddenly of a heart attack in the Republic of Ireland.
NovemberIn Birmingham, England, two pubs are bombed, killing 21 people (the Birmingham Six were later sentenced to life in prison for this).
NovemberGeorge W. Bush is discharged from the US Air Force Reserve.
NovemberThe United Nations General Assembly grants the Palestine Liberation Organization observer status.
DecemberA Boeing 727 carrying TWA Flight 514 crashes 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Dulles International Airport during bad weather, killing all 92 people on-board.
DecemberCearbhall Ó Dálaigh becomes the fifth President of Ireland, in a state inauguration in Dublin Castle.
DecemberDarwin, Australia almost completely destroyed by Cyclone Tracy.
10cc The Wall Street Shuffle
ABBA Honey, Honey
Ace How Long?
Alan Price Jarrow Song
Alice Cooper Teenage Lament '74
Alvin Stardust Jealous Mind
America Tin Man
Andy Kim Rock Me Gently
Andy Williams Solitaire
Bachman-Turner Overdrive Let It Ride
Bachman-Turner Overdrive Takin' Care of Business
Bachman-Turner Overdrive You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
Bad Company Can't Get Enough
Barry Blue School Love
Barry White You're the First, the Last, My Everything
Bay City Rollers Remember
Bay City Rollers Shang-A-Lang
Bay City Rollers Summerlove Sensation
Bill AmesburyVirginia (Touch Me Like You Do)
Blue Swede Hooked on a Feeling
Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods Billy Don't Be a Hero
Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods Who Do You Think You Are
Bobby Vinton My Melody of Love
Brownsville Station Smokin' in the Boys Room
Carl Douglas Kung Fu Fighting
Carly Simon Haven't Got Time for the Pain
Carly Simon (with James Taylor) Mockingbird
Carol Douglas Doctor's Orders
Cat Stevens Another Saturday Night
Cat Stevens Oh Very Young
Charles Aznavour She
Cockney Rebel Judy Teen
Cockney Rebel Mr Soft
Commodores Machine Gun
David Bowie Diamond Dogs
David Bowie Rebel Rebel
David Essex Gonna Make You a Star
David Essex Rock On
Diana Ross All Of My Life
Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye You Are Everything
Disco-Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes Get Dancin'
Donny and Marie OsmondI'm Leaving It All Up to You
Eagles Already Gone
Eagles Best of My Love
Electric Light Orchestra Ma-Ma-Ma-Belle
Elton John Candle in the Wind
Elton John Don't Let the Sun go Down on Me
Elton John The Bitch Is Back
Eric Clapton I Shot the Sheriff
Gary Glitter Always Yours
Gary Glitter Oh Yes! You're Beautiful
Gary Glitter Remember Me This Way
Genesis I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)
George McCrae Rock Your Baby
Glitter Band Angel Face
Golden Earring Radar Love
Grand Funk Railroad The Loco-Motion
Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes The Love I Lost
Harry Chapin Cat's in the Cradle
Hot Chocolate Emma
Hudson Ford Burn Baby Burn
Hues Corporation Rock the Boat
Jethro Tull Bungle in the Jungle
Jim Croce I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song
John Denver Annie's Song
John Lennon with the Plastic Ono Nuclear Band Whatever Gets You Thru the Night
Johnny Bristol Hang On In There Baby
Joni Mitchell Free Man in Paris
Joni Mitchell Help Me
KC and the Sunshine Band Queen of Clubs
Ken Boothe Everything I Own
Kenny The Bump
Kool & the Gang Jungle Boogie
Leo Sayer Long Tall Glasses
Leo Sayer One Man Band
Leo Sayer The Show Must Go On
Limmie & The Family Cookin' A Walkin' Miracle
Love Unlimited Orchestra Love's Theme
Lulu The Man Who Sold the World
Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama
Mac Davis Stop and Smell the Roses
Maria Muldaur Midnight at the Oasis
MFSB (with vocals by The Three Degrees) TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)
Mouth & MacNeal I See a Star
Mud Lonely This Christmas
Mud Rocket
Mud The Cat Crept In
Mud Tiger Feet
Mungo Jerry Long Legged Woman Dressed in Black
Olivia Newton-John I Honestly Love You
Olivia Newton-John Long Live Love
Paper Lace Billy Don't Be a Hero
Paper Lace The Night Chicago Died
Paul Anka & Odia Coates (You're) Having My Baby
Paul Davis Ride 'Em Cowboy
Paul McCartney & Wings Band on the Run
Paul McCartney & Wings Jet
Paul McCartney & Wings Junior's Farm
Peters and LeeDon't Stay Away Too Long
Pilot Magic
Pink Floyd Money
Prelude After The Goldrush
Queen Killer Queen
R. Dean Taylor There's A Ghost In My House
Ralph McTell Streets of London
Raspberries Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)
Ray Stevens The Streak
Reunion Life Is a Rock (But the Radio Rolled Me)
Robert Knight Love On A Mountain Top
Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance How Come
Roy Wood Forever
Roy Wood Going Down the Road
Rufus Tell Me Something Good
Slade Everyday
Slade Far Far Away
Slade The Bangin' Man
Sparks Amateur Hour
Sparks This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us
Status Quo Break the Rules
Status Quo Down Down
Stealers Wheel Star
Steely Dan Rikki Don't Lose That Number
Stephanie de Sykes & Rain Born With a Smile On My Face
Steve Miller BandThe Joker
Stevie Wonder Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing
Stevie Wonder He's Misstra Know It All
Stevie Wonder You Haven't Done Nothin'
Sunny Doctor's Orders
Suzi Quatro Devil Gate Drive
Suzi Quatro The Wild One
Sweet SensationSad Sweet Dreamer
Sylvia Y Viva España
Terry Jacks Seasons in the Sun
The Arrows Touch Too Much
The Carpenters Jambalaya (On the Bayou)
The Chi-Lites Homely Girl
The Doobie Brothers Another Park, Another Sunday
The Doobie Brothers Black Water
The Drifters Kissin' in the Back Row of the Movies
The First Class Beach Baby
The Isley Brothers Summer Breeze
The Osmonds I Can't Stop
The Osmonds Love Me for a Reason
The Pearls Guilty
The Rolling Stones Ain't Too Proud to Beg
The Rolling Stones It's Only Rock 'n' Roll
The Rubettes Juke Box Jive
The Rubettes Sugar Baby Love
The Scaffold Liverpool Lou
The Stylistics Let's Put It All Together
The Stylistics Rockin' Roll Baby
The Stylistics You Make Me Feel Brand New
The Sweet Teenage Rampage
The Sweet The Six Teens
The Three Degrees When Will I See You Again
The Three Degrees Year of Decision
The Tymes Ms Grace
The Tymes You Little Trustmaker
The Wombles A Wombling Merry Christmas
The Wombles Banana Rock
The Wombles Remember You're A Womble
The Wombles The Wombling Song
Wizzard Are You Ready to Rock
Wizzard Rock 'n' Roll Winter
Birth DateWho Who are they?
01/01/1955Mario AndreacchioAustralian film director
01/02/1955Tex BrashearVoice actor
01/02/1955Vivien SavageFrench singer
01/06/1955Rowan AtkinsonEnglish comedian and actor
01/13/1955Jay McInerneyAmerican writer
01/13/1955Mami KoyamaJapanese voice actress
01/13/1955Paul KellyAustralian musician
01/13/1955Ran ItoJapanese actress
01/13/1955Steve EarleAmerican musician
01/18/1955Kevin CostnerAmerican actor
01/19/1955Sir Simon RattleEnglish conductor
01/20/1955Hiromi OtaJapanese singer
01/20/1955Joe DohertyProvisional Irish Republican Army member
01/21/1955Jeff KoonsAmerican artist
01/22/1955Keiko TakahashiJapanese actress
01/26/1955Eddie Van HalenDutch-born rock musician (Van Halen)
01/27/1955Alexander StuartBritish author
01/27/1955John RobertsChief Justice of the United States
01/28/1955George TokoroJapanese TV personality and singer-songwriter
01/28/1955Nicolas SarkozyPresident of France
01/28/1955Vinod Khoslaventure capitalist
02/02/1955Leszek EngelkingPolish poet, writer and translator
02/03/1955Kirsty WarkScottish television presenter
02/06/1955Michael PollanAmerican journalist
02/07/1955Miguel FerrerAmerican actor
02/08/1955Charles ShaughnessyBritish Actor
02/08/1955John GrishamAmerican novelist
02/08/1955Xu BingChinese artist
02/10/1955Chris AdamsBritish professional wrestler and judoka (d. 2001)
02/10/1955Greg NormanAustralian golfer
02/12/1955Ai SatoJapanese voice actress
02/12/1955Arsenio HallAmerican actor and talk show host
02/13/1955Akiko YanoJapanese singer-songwriter
02/15/1955Christopher McDonaldAmerican actor
02/17/1955Mo YanChinese writer
02/19/1955Jeff DanielsAmerican actor
02/20/1955Kelsey GrammerAmerican actor
02/23/1955Flip SaundersAmerican basketball coach
02/23/1955Howard JonesEnglish musician
02/24/1955Alain ProstFrench race car driver
02/24/1955Steve JobsAmerican computer pioneer
03/02/1955Jay OsmondAmerican pop singer
03/02/1955Shoko AsaharaJapanese cult leader (Aum Shinrikyo)
03/03/1955Kent DerricottCanadian TV personality in Japan
03/04/1955Dominique PinonFrench actor
03/05/1955Julien DrayFrench politician
03/05/1955Penn JilletteAmerican magician and comedian
03/06/1955Alberta WatsonCanadian actress
03/07/1955Tommy KramerAmerican football player
03/08/1955Don AshbyCanadian ice hockey player (d. 1981)
03/09/1955Franco UnciniItalian motorcycle racer
03/10/1955YoussraEgyptian actress and singer
03/11/1955Nina HagenGerman pop star
03/13/1955Bruno ContiItalian football player
03/15/1955Dee SniderAmerican rock singer (Twisted Sister)
03/15/1955Robert KabbasAustralian weightlifter
03/16/1955Bruno BarretoBrazilian film director
03/16/1955Jiro WatanabeJapanese boxer
03/17/1955Gary SiniseAmerican actor
03/18/1955Dwayne MurphyAmerican baseball player
03/18/1955Guillermo DávilaVenezuelan actor and singer
03/19/1955Bruce WillisAmerican actor
03/19/1955Simon YamHong Kong actor
03/20/1955Mariya TakeuchiJapanese singer-songwriter
03/21/1955Philippe TroussierFrench football coach
03/22/1955Lena OlinSwedish actress
03/22/1955Pete SessionsAmerican politician
03/22/1955Valdis Zatlerspresident of Latvia
03/23/1955Moses MaloneAmerican basketball player
03/23/1955Tom BodettVoice Actor, radio personality, & writer
03/26/1955Danny ArndtCanadian ice hockey player
03/28/1955John AlderdiceIrish politician
03/28/1955Reba McEntireAmerican singer and actress
03/29/1955Brendan GleesonIrish actor
03/29/1955Earl CampbellAmerican football player
03/30/1955Paul ReiserAmerican actor
03/31/1955Angus YoungAustralian rock guitarist (AC/DC)
04/03/1955Mick MarsAmerican musician with Motley Crue
04/05/1955Akira ToriyamaJapanese manga artist
04/05/1955Janice LongBritish radio disc jockey
04/06/1955Janet EllisBritish children's TV presenter
04/06/1955Michael RookerAmerican actor
04/07/1955Akira NishinoJapanese soccer player and manager
04/07/1955Gregg JarrettAmerican lawyer turned journalist
04/07/1955Werner StockerGerman actor (d. 1993)
04/08/1955Barbara KingsolverAmerican fiction writer
04/08/1955Kane HodderAmerican actor
04/09/1955Kate HeyhoeAmerican food writer
04/11/1955Kevin BradyAmerican politician
04/13/1955Hideki SaijoJapanese singer and actor
04/13/1955Steve CampAmerican Christian musician
04/15/1955Dodi Al-FayedEgyptian businessman (d. 1997)
04/16/1955Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg 
04/18/1955Bobby CastilloAmerican baseball player
04/20/1955Seema MustafaIndian politician and journalist
04/21/1955Ebiet G AdeIndonesian singer and songwriter
04/21/1955Toninho CerezoBrazilian footballer and coach
04/23/1955Fumi HiranoJapanese voice actress and essayist
04/23/1955Judy DavisAustralian actress
04/23/1955Tony MilesEnglish chess player (d. 2001)
04/24/1955John de MolDutch media tycoon
04/25/1955John NunnEnglish chess player and mathematician
04/25/1955Parviz ParastuiIranian actor
04/26/1955Chen DaomingChinese actor
04/28/1955Eddie JobsonEnglish musician
04/29/1955Kate MulgrewAmerican actress
04/29/1955Wendee LeeAmerican voice actress
04/29/1955Yuko TanakaJapanese actress
05/01/1955Ray ButtigiegMaltese composer and poet
05/02/1955Dave WinerAmerican software pioneer
05/02/1955Donatella VersaceItalian designer
05/02/1955Robert Ellis OrrallAmerican singer
05/02/1955Willie MillerScottish footballer
05/03/1955David HookesAustralian cricketer (d. 2004)
05/03/1955Steve JonesGuitarist for The Sex Pistols
05/04/1955Avram GrantIsraeli football manager
05/06/1955Tom BergeronAmerican television host
05/08/1955Meles ZenawiPrime Minister of Ethiopia
05/09/1955Anne-Sofie von OtterSwedish mezzo-soprano
05/10/1955Chris BermanAmerican sports broadcaster (ABC Sports)
05/10/1955Mark David ChapmanAmerican murderer of John Lennon
05/16/1955Debra WingerAmerican actress
05/16/1955Hazel O'ConnorBritish singer
05/16/1955Jack MorrisAmerican baseball player
05/16/1955Olga KorbutRussian gymnast
05/17/1955Bill PaxtonAmerican actor
05/18/1955Chow Yun-FatHong Kong actor
05/19/1955James GoslingCanadian software engineer
05/20/1955Diego AbatantuonoItalian actor
05/20/1955Zbigniew PreisnerPolish film composer
05/22/1955Chalmers "Spanky" AlfordAmerican jazz guitarist (d. 2008)
05/22/1955Dale WintonEnglish radio DJ and television presenter
05/24/1955Rosanne CashAmerican entertainer
05/24/1955Rumiko UkaiJapanese voice actress
05/25/1955Connie SelleccaAmerican actress and wife of John Tesh
05/25/1955Suguru EgawaJapanese baseball player
05/26/1955Doris DörrieGerman actress and screenplay writer
05/26/1955Masaharu MorimotoJapanese chef
05/30/1955Nakamura Kanzaburo XVIIIJapanese Kabuki actor
05/30/1955Topper HeadonDrummer for The Clash
05/31/1955Tommy EmmanuelAustralian guitarist (CGP)
06/01/1955Chiyonofuji MitsuguJapanese sumo wrestler (58th Yokozuna grand champion)
06/02/1955Dana CarveyAmerican actor and comedian
06/05/1955Fernando Borrego LinaresCuban singer and songwriter (aka Polo Montañez)
06/06/1955Chris NymanAmerican baseball player
06/06/1955Sandra BernhardAmerican comedian, actress, author and singer
06/07/1955Tim RichmondAmerican race car driver (d. 1989)
06/08/1955Tim Berners-LeeEnglish inventor of the World Wide Web
06/10/1955Andrew StevensAmerican actor and film producer
06/10/1955Floyd BannisterAmerican baseball player
06/14/1955Kim LankfordAmerican actress, businesswoman and horse wrangler
06/14/1955Paul O'GradyEnglish talk show host and comedian
06/16/1955Laurie MetcalfAmerican actress
06/18/1955Sandy AllenAmerican, world's tallest woman (d. 2008)
06/20/1955Tor NorretrandersDanish author
06/21/1955Aloysius AmwanoNauruan politician
06/21/1955Jean-Pierre MaderFrench singer-songwriter
06/21/1955Michel PlatiniFrench football player
06/21/1955Tim BrayCanadian computer programmer
06/22/1955Glenn DanzigAmerican rock singer (The Misfits, Samhain, Danzig)
06/23/1955Alan J. GowBritish motorsport executive
06/24/1955Gurumayi ChidvilasanandaIndian head of Siddha Yoga
06/26/1955Mick JonesGuitarist for The Clash and Big Audio Dynamite
06/26/1955Yoko GushikenJapanese boxer
06/27/1955Isabelle AdjaniFrench actress
06/30/1955David Alan GrierAmerican actor and comedian
07/01/1955Lisa ScottolineAmerican novelist
07/01/1955Sanma AkashiyaJapanese comedian and actor
07/02/1955Stephen WaltAmerican political scientist
07/03/1955Matt KeoughAmerican baseball player
07/08/1955Mihaela MitracheRomanian actress
07/09/1955Fred NorrisAmerican radio personality
07/09/1955Jimmy SmitsAmerican actor
07/18/1955Bernd FaschingAustrian painter and sculptor
07/21/1955Howie EpsteinAmerican musician and producer (d. 2003)
07/22/1955Asif Ali ZardariPakistani politician
07/22/1955Willem DafoeAmerican actor
07/26/1955Michele PillarAmerican Christian musician
07/27/1955Allan BorderAustralian cricketer
07/31/1955Jakie QuartzFrench singer
08/02/1955Caleb CarrAmerican writer
08/04/1955Billy Bob ThorntonAmerican actor
08/04/1955Gerrie CoetzeeSouth African boxer
08/06/1955Gordon J. BrandEnglish golfer
08/06/1955Ron DavisAmerican baseball player
08/07/1955Vladimir SorokinRussian writer
08/08/1955Diddú (Sigrún Hjálmtýsdóttir)Icelandic soprano and songwriter
08/09/1955Doug WilliamsAmerican football quarterback
08/13/1955DarylAmerican magician
08/17/1955Richard HiltonAmerican businessman
08/19/1955Peter GallagherAmerican actor
08/19/1955Terry HarperAmerican baseball player
08/20/1955Agnes ChanHong Kong born TV personality in Japan
08/22/1955ChiranjeeviIndian actor
08/24/1955Mike HuckabeeAmerican politician, former Governor and 2008 Presidential candidate
08/27/1955Laura FygiDutch singer
08/27/1955Sergey KhlebnikovSoviet (Russian) speed skater (d. 1999)
08/30/1955Mayumi MuroyamaJapanese manga artist
08/31/1955Edwin MosesAmerican athlete
09/01/1955Billy BlanksAmerican martial artist, inventor of the Tae Bo
09/01/1955Bruce FoxtonEnglish musician
09/02/1955Natalya PetrusyovaSoviet (Russian) speed skater
09/02/1955Robert DuncanAmerican astrophysicist
09/04/1955Hiroshi IzawaJapanese actor
09/06/1955Raymond BensonAmerican author
09/07/1955Efim ZelmanovRussian mathematician
09/09/1955John KricfalusiCanadian cartoonist
09/15/1955Renzo RossoItalian clothing designer
09/15/1955Zeljka AntunovicCroatian politician
09/16/1955Robin YountAmerican baseball player
09/17/1955Charles MartinetAmerican voice-actor
09/19/1955Richard BurmerAmerican composer, sound designer, and musician (d. 2006)
09/21/1955Richard HiebAmerican astronaut
09/23/1955Don GrahamAmerican journalist
09/24/1955Shinbo NomuraJapanese manga artist
09/25/1955Karl-Heinz RummeniggeGerman football player
09/28/1955Stéphane DionCanadian politician
10/02/1955Philip OakeyEnglish rock musician (The Human League)
10/05/1955Caroline LoebFrench singer and actress
10/05/1955Jean-Jacques LafonFrench singer-songwriter
10/07/1955Yo-Yo MaFrench-born Chinese cellist
10/10/1955David Lee RothRock singer
10/13/1955Sergei ShepelevRussian ice hockey player
10/15/1955James B. Aguayo-Martelphysician, surgeon, scientist, inventor
10/15/1955Kulbir BhauraBritish field hockey player
10/18/1955Hiromi GoJapanese singer
10/18/1955Timmy MallettBritish television presenter
10/19/1955LaSalle IshiiJapanese TV personality
10/21/1955Rich MullinsAmerican Christian musician (d. 1997)
10/21/1955Yasukazu HamadaJapanese politician
10/28/1955Bill GatesAmerican software entrepreneur
10/28/1955Indra NooyiIndian CEO
10/29/1955Etsuko ShihomiJapanese actress
10/29/1955Kevin DuBrowAmerican musician (d. 2007)
10/29/1955Roger O'DonnellEnglish musician
11/02/1955Chris BurnettAmerican saxophone player, composer, veteran of US military jazz bands and band leader
11/03/1955Phil SimmsAmerican football player
11/03/1955Teresa De SioItalian singer-songwriter
11/03/1955Yukihiko TsutsumiJapanese film director
11/04/1955Matti VanhanenPrime Minister of Finland
11/05/1955Karan ThaparIndian journalist, political analyst & commentator
11/05/1955Kris JennerAmerican TV personality
11/06/1955Maria ShriverAmerican journalist, First Lady of California
11/07/1955Detlef UltschGerman judo athlete
11/09/1955Karen DotriceEnglish actress
11/10/1955Roland EmmerichGerman film director
11/11/1955Jigme Singye WangchukKing of Bhutan
11/13/1955Whoopi GoldbergAmerican actress and comedienne
11/14/1955Koichi NakanoJapanese bicycle racer
11/19/1955Dianne de LeeuwDutch figure skater
11/20/1955Ray OzzieAmerican computer programmer
11/21/1955Kyle GannAmerican composer and music critic
11/23/1955Steven BrustAmerican author
11/24/1955Ian BothamBritish cricketer
11/27/1955Bill NyeAmerican science presenter and public television host
11/29/1955Howie MandelCanadian actor and game show host
11/30/1955Billy IdolBritish rock singer
11/30/1955Gordon LiuChinese actor
11/30/1955Kevin ConroyAmerican voice actor
11/30/1955Michael BeschlossAmerican historian
12/03/1955Steven CulpAmerican actor
12/04/1955Maurizio BianchiItalian musician
12/07/1955Priscilla BarnesAmerican actress
12/08/1955Ian GreigEnglish cricketer
12/09/1955Asashio Taro IVJapanese sumo wrestler
12/12/1955Gianna Angelopoulos-DaskalakiGreek politician and businesswoman
12/15/1955Paul SimononBassist for The Clash
12/16/1955Chiharu MatsuyamaJapanese singer-songwriter
12/16/1955Rob LevinAmerican founder of the freenode IRC network (d. 2006)
12/17/1955Brad DavisAmerican basketball player
12/21/1955Jane KaczmarekAmerican actress
12/23/1955Carol Ann DuffyBritish poet
12/23/1955Keith ComstockAmerican baseball player
12/24/1955Clarence GilyardAmerican actor and college professor
12/24/1955Mizuho FukushimaJapanese politician
12/27/1955Barbara OlsonAmerican television commentator (d. 2001)
12/31/1955Jim TracyAmerican baseball player
01/01/1956Koji YakushoJapanese actor
01/01/1956Mark R. HughesAmerican entrepreneur (d. 2000)
01/03/1956Mel GibsonAustralian actor and director (Lethal Weapon)
01/05/1956Chen KenichiJapan-born Chinese chef
01/07/1956David CarusoAmerican actor (NYPD Blue, CSI: Miami)
01/09/1956Imelda StauntonBritish actress
01/10/1956Shawn ColvinAmerican singer
01/14/1956Ben HeppnerCanadian tenor
01/16/1956Martin JolDutch football manager
01/17/1956Paul YoungEnglish musician
01/18/1956Tom BaileyEnglish musician
01/20/1956Bill MaherAmerican actor, comedian, and political analyst
01/21/1956Geena DavisAmerican actress
01/24/1956Lounès MatoubAlgerian Berber Kabyle singer
01/25/1956Bronwyn PikeAustralian politician
01/27/1956Mimi RogersAmerican actress
01/31/1956Johnny RottenMember of the band Sex Pistols (real name John Lydon)
02/01/1956Mike KitchenCanadian ice hockey player and coach
02/02/1956Adnan Oktar (Harun Yahya)Famous Turkish author
02/03/1956Lee RanaldoAmerican musician (Sonic Youth)
02/03/1956Nathan LaneAmerican actor (The Birdcage)
02/06/1956Jon WalmsleyBritish actor (The Waltons)
02/11/1956Catherine HicklandAmerican actress
02/11/1956Didier LockwoodFrench jazz violinist
02/13/1956Paul StojanovichAmerican television producer
02/13/1956Yiannis KourosGreek-Australian ultramarathoner
02/14/1956Tom BurlinsonAustralian actor
02/15/1956Desmond HaynesWest Indian cricketer
02/18/1956Thomas GradinSwedish hockey player
02/19/1956Roderick MacKinnonAmerican biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
02/24/1956Judith ButlerAmerican philosopher
02/24/1956Paula ZahnAmerican television journalist (CBS News)
02/25/1956Davie CooperScottish footballer (d. 1995)
02/26/1956Keisuke KuwataJapanese musician
02/29/1956Aileen WuornosAmerican serial killer (d. 2002)
02/29/1956Bob SpellerCanadian politician
03/01/1956Tim DalyAmerican actor
03/05/1956Marco PaoliniItalian stage actor, dramaturge and author
03/05/1956Teena MarieAmerican singer
03/11/1956Rob PaulsenAmerican voice actor
03/16/1956Vladimír GodárSlovak composer
03/18/1956Ingemar StenmarkSwedish alpine skier
03/19/1956Yegor GaidarRussian economist and politician
03/20/1956Catherine AshtonBritish politician
03/21/1956Ingrid KristiansenNorwegian runner
03/21/1956José Manuel BarrosoPrime Minister of Portugal
03/21/1956Win Lyovarinprize-winning Thai author
03/24/1956Steve BallmerAmerican CEO of Microsoft
03/28/1956Evelin JahlGerman athlete
03/30/1956Shahla SherkatIranian feminist journalist
04/03/1956Boris MiljkovicSerbian TV & theatre director and video artist
04/03/1956Ray CombsAmerican game show host and comedian (d. 1996)
04/04/1956David E. KelleyAmerican writer and television producer
04/04/1956Kerry ChikarovskiAustralian politician
04/05/1956Diamond Dallas PageAmerican professional wrestler
04/06/1956Dilip VengsarkarIndian cricketer
04/06/1956Sebastian SprengAmerican-Argentinean visual artist
04/12/1956Andy GarcíaAmerican actor
04/12/1956Janeric FurbackenSwedish entrepreneur
04/12/1956Yasuo TanakaJapanese politician, novelist
04/13/1956Possum BourneNew Zealand rally car driver (d. 2003)
04/14/1956Barbara BonneyAmerican soprano
04/16/1956David McDowell BrownAmerican astronaut (Columbia Disaster) (d. 2003)
04/16/1956Lise-Marie MorerodSwiss skier
04/19/1956Sue BarkerBritish tennis player and television presenter
04/21/1956Phillip LongmanAmerican demographer
04/26/1956Koo StarkBritish actress
04/28/1956Jimmy BarnesAustralian musician
04/30/1956Lars von TrierDanish film director
05/01/1956Alexander IvanovRussian-born American chess Grandmaster
05/04/1956David GutersonAmerican writer
05/04/1956Ulrike MeyfarthGerman high jumper
05/06/1956Vladimir LisinRussian business oligarch
05/07/1956Jan Peter BalkenendePrime Minister of the Netherlands
05/07/1956Jean LapierreCanadian politician and television host
05/10/1956Vladislav Nikolayevich ListyevRussian journalist (d. 1995)
05/12/1956Greg PhillinganesAmerican Keyboardist
05/13/1956Kenneth ErikssonSwedish rally driver
05/13/1956Sri Sri Ravi ShankarIndian guru
05/15/1956Dan PatrickESPN sportscaster (Once worked at WLVQ - QFM-96 in Columbus)
05/17/1956Bob SagetAmerican actor and television host
05/17/1956Sugar Ray LeonardAfrican American boxer
05/20/1956Ingvar AmbjørnsenNorwegian author
05/23/1956Buck ShowalterBaseball player and manager (Columbus Clippers)
05/23/1956Ursula PlassnikAustrian politician
05/24/1956Michael JacksonIrish Anglican bishop
05/26/1956Lisa NiemiAmerican actress, widow of Patrick Swayze
05/28/1956Jerry DouglasAmerican dobro player
05/29/1956La Toya JacksonAmerican singer
06/03/1956George BurleyScottish football manager
06/05/1956Kenny GAmerican grammy-award winning saxophonist
06/06/1956Björn BorgSwedish tennis player
06/08/1956Udo BullmannGerman politician
06/09/1956Patricia CornwellAmerican novelist
06/10/1956Duke Georg Borwin of MecklenburgGerman head of the House of Mecklenburg
06/11/1956Joe MontanaAmerican football player
06/14/1956King DiamondDanish heavy metal musician
06/20/1956Cho ChikunKorean professional Go player
06/23/1956Randy JacksonAfrican American musician and talent judge
06/25/1956Boris TrajkovskiPresident of the Republic of Macedonia (d. 2004)
06/26/1956Chris IsaakAmerican musician
06/27/1956Heiner DoppGerman field hockey player
06/28/1956Noel MugavinAustralian rules football player
06/30/1956Ronald WinansAfrican American musician (d. 2005)
07/02/1956Jerry HallAmerican model and actress
07/03/1956Rick DucommunCanadian actor and comedian
07/05/1956Terry ChimesBritish drummer (The Clash)
07/09/1956Tom HanksAmerican actor
07/11/1956Sela WardAmerican actress
07/12/1956Sandi PattyAmerican gospel singer
07/14/1956Vladimir KulichCzech actor
07/15/1956Barry MelroseCanadian hockey player, coach, and commentator
07/15/1956Ian CurtisBritish rock musician (Joy Division) (d. 1980)
07/15/1956Marky RamoneDrummer - The Ramones
07/15/1956Toshihiko SekoJapanese long-distance runner
07/16/1956Tony KushnerAmerican playwright
07/18/1956Sheila AldridgeAmerican singer (The Aldridge Sisters)
07/19/1956Yoshiaki YatsuJapanese professional wrestler
07/24/1956Pat FinnAmerican game show host and producer
07/26/1956Andy GoldsworthyBritish sculptor and photographer
07/31/1956Deval PatrickAfrican American Governor of Massachusetts
07/31/1956Michael BiehnAmerican actor
08/01/1956Steve GreenAmerican Christian musician
08/05/1956Maureen McCormickAmerican actress (The Brady Bunch)
08/14/1956Rusty WallaceNASCAR driver
08/17/1956Dave JonesEnglish football manager
08/20/1956Joan AllenAmerican actress
08/21/1956Kim CattrallCanadian actress
08/22/1956Paul MolitorAmerican baseball player
08/23/1956Andreas FloerGerman mathematician (d. 1991)
08/23/1956Arabella Kennedydaughter of John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, stillborn
08/24/1956John CulbersonAmerican politician
08/26/1956Mark ManginoAmerican football coach
08/29/1956Mark MorrisAmerican choreographer
08/31/1956Masashi TashiroJapanese television performer
09/01/1956Bernie WagenblastAmerican editor and broadcaster
09/02/1956Angelo FuscoProvisional Irish Republican Army member
09/03/1956Pat McGeownProvisional Irish Republican Army member (d. 1996)
09/10/1956Johnny FingersIrish musician The Boomtown Rats
09/11/1956Phillip D. BissettAmerican politician
09/12/1956Leslie CheungHong Kong actor (d. 2003)
09/12/1956Ricky RuddAmerican race car driver
09/14/1956Kostas KaramanlisGreek politician
09/14/1956Ray WilkinsEnglish footballer and coach
09/15/1956George HowardAmerican jazz saxophone musician (d. 1998)
09/16/1956David CopperfieldAmerican illusionist
09/16/1956Mickey RourkeAmerican actor
09/17/1956Brian AndreasAmerican writer, sculptor, painter, and publisher
09/20/1956Gary ColeAmerican actor
09/21/1956Jack GivensAmerican basketball player
09/23/1956Paolo RossiItalian soccer player
09/24/1956Gregory Peter PanosAmerican futurist, writer, inventor, virtual reality expert, human simulation visionary
09/25/1956Jamie HynemanAmerican television co-host (MythBusters)
09/26/1956Linda HamiltonAmerican actress (Terminator)
09/29/1956Kenneth NewbyCanadian media artist
09/29/1956Sebastian CoeBritish athlete, co-ordinator of the London 2012 Olympic Games
10/08/1956Stephanie ZimbalistAmerican actress
10/10/1956Amanda BurtonIrish actress
10/11/1956Nicanor DuartePresident of Paraguay
10/17/1956Mae JemisonAfrican American astronaut
10/18/1956Martina NavratilovaCzech-born tennis player
10/19/1956Carlo UrbaniItalian physician (d. 2003)
10/23/1956Dwight YoakamAmerican country singer/musician and actor
10/27/1956Jaq D. HawkinsBritish author, occultist, and lecturer
10/28/1956Mahmoud AhmadinejadPresident of Iran
11/08/1956Richard CurtisBritish Film director, screenwriter and producer
11/08/1956Steven MillerAmerican record producer
11/10/1956Mohsen BadawiEgyptian entrepreneur, political activist, and writer
11/14/1956Avi CohenIsraeli football player
11/18/1956Noel BrotherstonIrish footballer (d. 1995)
11/18/1956Warren MoonAmerican football player
11/20/1956Bo DerekAmerican actress
11/23/1956Nikolay SidorovSoviet athlete
11/23/1956Shane GouldAustralian swimmer
11/26/1956Dale JarrettAmerican race car driver
11/27/1956William FichtnerAmerican actor
11/28/1956Lucy GutteridgeBritish actress
11/29/1956Eric LaaksoAmerican football player
11/29/1956Leo LaporteAmerican author and television host
12/05/1956Krystian ZimermanPolish pianist
12/06/1956Peter BuckGuitarist with R.E.M.
12/06/1956Randy RhoadsAmerican guitarist
12/07/1956Larry BirdAmerican basketball player
12/11/1956Lani BrockmanAmerican playwright
12/12/1956Ana AliciaMexican actress
12/12/1956Johan van der VeldeDutch cyclist
12/13/1956Majida El RoumiLebanese singer
12/14/1956Béla RéthyGerman sports journalist
12/18/1956Ron WhiteAmerican comedian
12/19/1956Masami AkitaJapanese noise musician (also known as Merzbow)
12/23/1956Michele AlboretoItalian race car driver (d. 2001)
12/26/1956David SedarisAmerican essayist
12/28/1956Jimmy NichollCanadian-born footballer
12/28/1956Nigel KennedyEnglish violinist
12/29/1956Fred MacAulayScottish comedian
12/30/1956Sheryl Lee RalphAfrican American actress
12/31/1956Hussein Ahmed SalahDjiboutian marathon player