1 September

1653

 Johann Pachelbel
Johann Pachelbel (baptised September 1, 1653 – buried March 9, 1706) was a German composer, organist and teacher. Pachelbel is best known for the Canon in D. Born in Nuremberg. (d. 1706)

1854

 Engelbert Humperdinck
Engelbert Humperdinck (1 September 1854 – 27 September 1921) was a German composer, best known for his opera Hansel and Gretel. Born in Siegburg in the Rhine Province. (d. 1921)

1875

 Edgar Rice Burroughs
Edgar Rice Burroughs (September 1, 1875 – March 19, 1950) was an American writer best known for his creations of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer John Carter, although he produced works in many genres. Born in Chicago, Illinois. (d. 1950)

1898

 Violet Carson
Violet Carson, OBE (1 September 1898 – 26 December 1983) was an English actress of radio and television, and a singer and pianist, who had a long and celebrated career as an actress and performer during the early days of BBC radio, and during the latter decades of her life as the matronly gossip and battle-axe Ena Sharples in the ITV television soap opera Coronation Street. Born Violet Helen Carson in Manchester, Lancashire, England. (d. 1983)

1922

 Yvonne De Carlo
Yvonne De Carlo (September 1, 1922 – January 8, 2007) was a Canadian-American actress, singer, and dancer whose career in film, television, and musical theater spanned six decades. Her film career reached its peak when director Cecil B. DeMille cast her as Sephora, the wife of Moses, her most prominent role, in his biblical epic The Ten Commandments (1956).She played Lily Munster, the wife of Herman Munster, in the CBS sitcom The Munsters (1964-1966). Born Margaret Yvonne Middleton in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (d. 2007)
 Vittorio Gassman
Vittorio Gassman, Knight Grand Cross, OMRI (1 September 1922 – 29 June 2000), popularly known as Il Mattatore, was an Italian theatre and film actor, as well as director. Born Vittorio Gassmann in Genoa, Liguria, Italy. (d. 2000)

1923

 Rocky Marciano
Rocky Marciano (September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969) was an American professional boxer who held the world heavyweight title from September 23, 1952 to April 27, 1956. Marciano went undefeated in his career and defended his title six times. Born Rocco Francis Marchegiano in Brockton, Massachusetts. (d. 1969)

1926

 Sydney Lotterby
Sydney Lotterby OBE (born 9 January 1926) is a British television producer and director. Television comedy series which he produced or directed included: As Time Goes By, May to December, Last of the Summer Wine, Yes, Minister and Yes, Prime Minister, Ever Decreasing Circles, Brush Strokes, Open All Hours, Butterflies, Ripping Yarns, Porridge, Going Straight, Broaden Your Mind, the final series of Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, The Liver Birds, Up Pompeii! and Sykes and A.

1928

 George Maharis
George Maharis (born September 1, 1928) is an American actor who portrayed Buz Murdock in the first three seasons of the TV series Route 66. Born in Astoria, Queens, New York City.

1931

 Cecil Parkinson
Cecil Parkinson, Baron Parkinson, PC (1 September 1931 – 22 January 2016) was a British Conservative politician and cabinet minister. Born Cecil Edward Parkinson in Carnforth, Lancashire, England. (d. 2016)
 Sunny von Bülow
Sunny von Bülow (September 1, 1932 – December 6, 2008), was an American heiress and socialite. Her husband, Claus von Bülow was convicted of attempting her murder by insulin overdose, but the conviction was overturned on appeal. A second trial found him not guilty, after experts opined that there was no insulin injection and that her symptoms were attributable to over-use of prescription drugs. Sunny von Bülow lived almost 28 years in a permanent vegetative state until her death in a New York nursing home on December 6, 2008. Born Martha Sharp Crawford in Manassas, Virginia. (d. 2008)
 Boxcar Willie
Boxcar Willie (September 1, 1931 – April 12, 1999) was an American country music singer, who sang in the “old-time hobo” music style, complete with dirty face, overalls, and a floppy hat. “Boxcar Willie” was originally a character in a ballad he wrote. Born Lecil Travis Martin in Ellis County, Texas. (d. 1999)

1933

 Conway Twitty
Conway Twitty (September 1, 1933 – June 5, 1993) was an American country singer. He also had success in the rock, R&B, and pop genres. Born Harold Lloyd Jenkins in Friars Point, Coahoma County, Mississippi. (d. 1993)

1939

 Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin (born September 1, 1939) is an American actress, comedian, writer, singer and producer. Her breakout role was performing as a cast member on the variety show Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In from 1970 until 1973. Born Mary Jean Tomlin in Detroit, Michigan.

1944

 Archie Bell
Archie Bell (born September 1, 1944) is an African-American solo singer and former lead singer of Archie Bell & the Drells. Born Archie Lee Bell in Henderson, Texas.

1946

 Barry Gibb
Barry Gibb, CBE (born 1 September 1946) is an English singer, songwriter and record producer who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the group Bee Gees. Born Barry Alan Crompton Gibb in Isle of Man.

1950

 Phil McGraw
Phil McGraw (born September 1, 1950), known as Dr. Phil, is an American television personality, author, psychologist, and the host of the television show Dr. Phil, which debuted in 2002. McGraw first gained celebrity status with appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show in the late 1990s. Born Phillip Calvin McGraw in Vinita, Oklahoma.

1957

 Gloria Estefan
Gloria Estefan (born September 1, 1957) is a Cuban-American singer- songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She started off her career as the leading vocalist in the group called Miami Sound Machine. She has won seven Grammy Awards. Estefan also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Las Vegas Walk of Fame and The Ellis Island Congressional Medal of Honor, which is the highest award that can be given to a naturalized U.S. citizen. In 2015, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her contributions to American music. Estefan also won the Hispanic Heritage Award, an MTV Video Music Award, two ACE Awards and the National Music Foundation’s Humanitarian of the Year Award. She was honored with the American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement as well as being named BMI Songwriter of the Year. She was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and has received multiple Billboard Awards for her numerous pop hits. She is also on the list of VH1 top 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, and in Billboard’s Top 30 Most Influential Latin Artists Of All Time. Born Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García in Havana, Cuba.

1965

 Craig McLachlan
Craig McLachlan (born 1 September 1965) is a Gold Logie award winning Australian actor, musician and singer and composer. He has been involved in film, television and music theatre for 25 years. He is best known for appearing in the soap operas Neighbours and Home and Away and the BBC One spy drama Bugs. Born Craig Dougall McLachlan in Long Jetty, New South Wales, Australia.

1967

 Steve Pemberton
Steve James Pemberton (born 1 September 1967) is an English actor, writer, comedian and screenwriter, best known as a member of The League of Gentlemen with Reece Shearsmith, Mark Gatiss, and Jeremy Dyson. Pemberton and Shearsmith also wrote and appeared in the sitcom Psychoville. His other television credits include Doctor Who, Benidorm, Blackpool, Shameless, Whitechapel, Happy Valley and Mapp and Lucia. Born Steven James Pemberton in Blackburn, Lancashire, England.

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