Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
Decades: 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s - 1930s - 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
Years: 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 - 1938 - 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943
Art, Culture & Fashion
- January 5 - King Juan Carlos of Spain
- January 10 - Donald Knuth, American mathematician and computer scientist
- January 10 - Willie McCovey[?], Baseball Hall of Famer
- January 14 - Jack Jones, singer, actor
- January 18 - Curt Flood[?], baseball star (+ 1997)
- January 23 - Georg Baselitz[?], painter and sculptor
- January 25 - Etta James, singer
- January 31 - Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands
- February 1 - Sherman Hemsley[?], comedian, actor
- February 11 - Boris Majorov[?], Soviet ice hockey player.
- February 11 - Yevgeniy Majorov[?], Soviet ice hockey player.
- February 11 - Bevan Congdon[?], New Zealand cricket player.
- February 11 - Willy Correa de Oliveira[?], composer.
- February 11 - Manuel Noriega, Panamanian general and dictator.
- February 12 - Judy Blume, author
- February 13 - Oliver Reed[?], actor (+ 1999)
- February 18 - Istvan Szabo[?], director
- February 28 - Klaus Staeck[?], graphic artist
- March 17 - Rudolf Nureyev[?], dancer and choreographer (+ 1993)
- March 7 - Janet Guthrie[?], automobile racer
- March 18 - Charley Pride[?], country musician
- March 25 - Hoyt Axton[?], musician, actor (+ 1999)
- April 4 - A. Bartlett Giamatti, president of Yale Univ. and baseball commissioner who banned Pete Rose. He died Sept. 1, 1989.
- April 8 - Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations
- April 26 - Duane Eddy, musician
- April 29 - Larry Niven, author
- May 22 - Richard Benjamin[?], actor
- May 28 - Osvaldo Romberg[?], painter, architect
- May 31 - Peter Yarrow (singer)
- July 4 - Bill Withers, singer/songwriter
- July 27 - Gary Gygax, author
- August 9 - Rod Laver, Australian tennis player
- September 29 - Wim Kok, prime minister of The Netherlands (1994- )
- November 13 - Jean Seberg, actress
- November 16 - Robert Nozick, (philosopher)