Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

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    • Re: Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

      8th June

      1318 - Eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Eduard II/wife of Reinald II
      1625 - Giovanni D Cassini, Perinaldo, France, discoverer (4 moons of Saturn)
      1652 - William Dampier, English explorer/pirate
      1671 - Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor)
      1717 - John Collins, American politician (d. 1795)
      1722 - Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer
      1724 - John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer
      1740 - Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer
      1743 - Alessandro Cagliostro, Palermo Italy, adventurer
      1745 - Caspar Wessel, Danish mathematician (d. 1818)
      1753 - Nicolas-Marie Dalayrac, composer
      1756 - Cornelis van Foreest, mayor of Alkmaar
      1757 - Cardinal Ercole Consalvi, Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal (d. 1824)
      1759 - Thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer
      1772 - Robert Stevenson, Glasgow, civil engineer
      1783 - Joseph Lincke, composer
      1804 - Jan Baptist van Son, Dutch politician (RC)
      1805 - Luigi Ricci, composer
      1806 - Gideon Johnson Pillow, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1878
      1812 - Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germany, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)
      1812 - Spyridon Xyndas, composer
      1813 - David Dixon Porter, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1891
      1814 - Charles Reade, England, novelist (Cloister & Hearth)
      1821 - John Dunlap Stevenson, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1897
      1821 - Samuel White Baker, London England, explorer (Ceylon/Egypt)
      1824 - James Loudon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
      1824 - William Montgomery Gardner, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1901
      1829 - John Everett Millais, England, painter (Order of Release)
      1831 - Thomas J. Higgins, decorated Union Army soldier (d. 1917)
      1834 - George Garrett, composer
      1837 - Jan Kleczynski, composer
      1837 - Moriz Heyne, German germanist (Beowulf)
      1842 - John Q. A. Brackett, 36th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1918)
      1847 - Ida Sazton McKinley, 1st lady (1897-1901)
      1849 - Juliaan Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument)
      1851 - Jacques-Arsène d'Arsonval, French physicist (d. 1940)
      1854 - Douglas Colin Cameron, Canadian politician (d. 1921)
      1856 - Natalia Janotha, composer
      1858 - Antonio Nicolau, Spanish composer/conductor
      1859 - Smith Wigglesworth, British religious figure (d. 1947)
      1860 - Alicia Boole Stott, Irish mathematician (d. 1940)
      1867 - Frank Lloyd Wright, Richland Center Wisc, master builder (Guggenheim)
      1881 - Prospero Bisquertt, composer
      1885 - Karl Genzken, Nazi physician (d. 1957)
      1888 - Poul Julius Ouscher Schierbeck, composer
      1889 - Joseph L Hromadka, Czech theologist (Lenin prize 1957)
      1894 - Erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist (Ogelala)
      1896 - Samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross)
      1897 - John G. Bennett, British scientist and author (d. 1974)
      1900 - Herman J Friedericy, [H J Merlijn], writer (Last general)
      1901 - Lena Baker, American murderer (d. 1945)
      1902 - Albe, [Renaut A Joostens], Flemish writer (Andalusian Diary)
      1903 - Gerrit C Berkouwer, Dutch theologist (Dogmatic Studies)
      1903 - Ralph Webster Yarborough, politician
      1903 - Ronald Shiner, actor (Carry on Admiral, Keep it Clean, Aunt Clara)
      1905 - Brian Coffey, poet
      1906 - Charles Janssens, Belgium, actor (Mira, Malpertuis)
      1906 - S Nazir Ali, cricketer (bro of Wazir Ali, India's 1st Test 1932)
      1909 - Maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st)
      1909 - William Odling, major-general
      1910 - Aleksandr T Tvardovski, Russian conductor [NS=June 21]
      1910 - John W Campbell, US, sci-fi writer (Moon is Hell)
      1910 - Fernand Fonssagrives, French photographer (d. 2003)
      1911 - Van Lingle Mungo, SC, pitcher (Dodgers, Giants)
      1912 - Ian Morrow, company director
      1912 - Harry Holtzman, American abstract artist (d. 1987)
      1913 - Graham Watson, literary agent
      1913 - Janos Jagamas, composer
      1913 - Peter Diamand, artistic administrator
      1914 - Joseph de Pietro, US, 56kg weightlifter (Olympic-gold-1948)
      1914 - KuBa, writer
      1915 - Gustaaf AWC baron van Hemert Dingshof, (mayor-Maarn Neth)
      1915 - Julian Ridsdale, MP
      1916 - Francis Crick, British co-discovered DNA's structure (Nobel 1962)
      1916 - Luigi Comencini, Italian film director (d. 2007)
      1917 - Byron R Whizzer White, Ft Collins, NFLer/Supreme Court Just (1962-93)
      1918 - Robert Preston, Newton MA, actor (Music Man, Mame, Last Starfighter)
      1918 - John D. Roberts, American chemist
      1919 - Guy Overton, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 3 Tests on 1953-54 SA tour)
      1920 - A J Mottram, tennis player
      1920 - Bert Leysen, TV director (Belgian National TV)
      1920 - Gwen Harwood, Australian poet (d. 1995)
      1921 - Alexis Smith, Penticton BC Canada, actress (Jessica-Dallas, Follies)
      1921 - Alwyn Williams, Vice-Chancellor (Glasgow U)
      1921 - Lord Campbell of Croy
      1921 - Sheila Ryan, KS, actress (Big Fix, Mule Train, Ringside, Caged Fury)
      1921 - Suharto, general/president Indonesia (1967- )
      1921 - LeRoy Neiman, American painter, (d. 2012)
      1922 - Myron Healy, Petalumus California, actor (Wyatt Earp)
      1923 - Alice Coleman, geographer
      1923 - Jean Maxwell-Scott, Lady-in-Waiting (Prin Alice Duchess Gloucester)
      1923 - Karel Goeyvaerts, Flemish composer (Summer Games)
      1923 - Malcolm Boyd, American Episcopal Priest and author
      1924 - George Kirby, Chicago, comedian (ABC Comedy Hour, Pearl Bailey Show)
      1924 - Glidewell, Lord Justice
      1924 - Ian Colquhoun, cricket wicket keeper (NZ vs England 1954-55)
      1924 - Sheldon Allman, Chicago, actor (Norm-Harris Against the World)
      1924 - William Barlow, CEO (BICC)
      1924 - Lyn Nofziger, American political operative (d. 2006)
      1925 - Barbara Pierce Bush, Flushing, New York, US 1st lady (1989-93)
      1925 - Eddie Gaedel, 3'7" St Louis Browns pinch-hitter (he walked)
      1925 - Del Ennis, baseball player (d. 1996)
      1926 - Anatol Vieru, composer
      1926 - Cranley Onslow, MP
      1926 - Nico Kiasashvii, professor of English Literature
      1927 - Dame Anne Warburton, President (Lucy Cavendish College-Cambridge_
      1927 - David Hobman, director (Age Concern England)
      1927 - Jerry Stiller, Bkln NY, comedian (Frank Constanza-Seinfeld)
      1927 - Michael Levey, director (British National Gallery)
      1928 - Jiri Dvoracek, composer
      1928 - Kate [Gertrude] Wilhelm, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Hamlet Trap)
      1929 - Earl Ferrers, British minister of state (Dept of Environment)
      1929 - Ventappa Muddiah, cricketer (Indian off-spinner in 2 Tests 1959-61)
      1930 - Bo Gunnar Widerberg, Malmö Sweden, director (Elvira Madigan)
      1930 - Dana Wynter, London, actress (Airport, Invasion of the Body Snatchers)
      1930 - Michael Codron, theatrical producer
      1930 - Yannis Ioannidis, composer
      1930 - Robert Aumann, German-born Israeli mathematician; Nobel laureate
      1930 - Marcel Léger, Quebec politician (d. 1993)
      1931 - Ivan V Lali, poet
      1931 - James Leander "Leo" Nichols, honorary consul
      1932 - Hans Gunter Helms, composer
      1932 - Lady Littler, CEO (Gaming Board for Great Britain)
      1932 - Ray Illingworth, cricketer (England off-spin all-rounder & captain)
      1932 - Raymond Illingworth, CEO )England committee, TCCB)
      1933 - Dr Robert Stevens, Master (Pembroke College, Oxford)
      1933 - Eric Parker, deputy CEO (Trafalgar House)
      1933 - Joan Rivers, [Molinsky], Bkln, comedienne (Late Show, Hollywood Sq)
      1934 - Millicent Martin, Romford England, actress (Alfie, Nothing but the Best)
      1936 - James Darren, Phila, actor (TJ Hooker, Diamond Head, Venus in Furs)
      1936 - Kenneth G. Wilson, American physicist, Nobel laureate
      1937 - Bruce McCandless II, Boston, Cap USN/astronaut (STS 41B, STS-31)
      1937 - Norma Shaw, bowler
      1939 - Bernie Casey, Wyco WV, actor (Boxcar Bertha, Rent-a-Cop)
      1939 - Herb Adderley, Phila, NFL hall of famer (Packers, Cowboys)
      1940 - Nancy Sinatra, Jersey City, singer (Boots are Made for Walkin')
      1940 - Sherman Garnes, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers)
      1941 - Clarence "Fuzzy" Haskins, US pop singer (Funkadelic-Knee Deep)
      1941 - Joop H van den Berg, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
      1942 - Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Skvortsov, Russian cosmonaut
      1942 - Chuck Negron, singer (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)
      1942 - Gael Ramsey, Brigadier commander (HQ Aldershot Garrison)
      1942 - Willie D Davenport, Troy Alabama, 110m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1968)
      1943 - Colin Baker, actor (Dr Who, Swallows & Amazons)
      1943 - J C A Barrett, Headmaster (Leys School-Cambridge)
      1943 - Vicki Stangroome, campaigner
      1943 - Willie Davenport, Troy Ala, bobsledder/hurdler (Olympics-gold-68)
      1943 - William Calley, American war criminal
      1944 - Boz Scaggs, [William Royce], Dallas Tx, rocker (Steve Miller Band)
      1944 - Don Grady, [Agrati], actor (Robbie Douglas-My Three Sons), (d. 2012)
      1944 - Mark Belanger, American baseball player (d. 1998)
      1944 - Marc Ouellet, Archbishop of Quebec City
      1945 - Derek Underwood, cricketer ("Deadly" Maybe the best post-war SLA)
      1945 - Donna Deitch, director (Sexual Advances, Women of Brewster Place)
      1946 - Dudley Fishburn, MP
      1946 - Elizabeth A Lynn, US, sci-fi author (Watchtower, Red Hawk)
      1946 - Richie Robinson, cricketer (Victorian keeper, Australian batsman 1977)
      1947 - Joan La Barbara, composer
      1947 - Julie Driscoll, rocker/actress (33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee)
      1947 - Mick Box, rock guitarist (Uriah Heep)
      1947 - Eric F. Wieschaus, American biologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
      1949 - Emmanuel Ax, Lvov Poland, pianist (Artur Rubinstein Comp-1974)
      1949 - Hildegard Falck, German FR, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1972)
      1949 - Emanuel Ax, Polish-born pianist
      1949 - Jeffrey Mylett, American actor (d. 1986)
      1950 - Elmar Oliveira, Waterbury Connecticut, violinist (Naumburg 1978)
      1950 - Kathy Whitton Baker, Midland Tx, actress (Right Stuff, 16 Candles)
      1951 - Bonnie Tyler, [Gaynor Hopkins], rocker (Total Eclipse of the Heart)
      1951 - Tony Rice, American acoustic guitarist
      1952 - Lindka Cierach, fashion designer
      1952 - Martin Taylor, CEO (Barclays Bank)
      1953 - Ad Tak, Dutch cyclist
      1954 - Sergei Storchak, Russian deputy finance minister
      1955 - Griffin Dunne, actor (American Werewolf in London, Who's That Girl)
      1955 - James Jonathan Sylvers, rocker
      1955 - Tim Berners-Lee, English internet developer
      1955 - Greg Ginn, American guitarist (Black Flag)
      1957 - Scott Raymond Adams, Catskill NY, cartoonist (Dilbert)
      1957 - Don Robinson, American baseball player
      1958 - Keenan Ivory Wayans, NYC, comedian (In Living Color)
      1958 - Stan Brock, NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers)
      1960 - Linda Hanley, Laguna Beach California, beach volleyballer (Olympics-4th-96)
      1960 - Mick Hucknall, rocker (Simply Red-Every Time We Say Goodbye)
      1961 - Kevin Gross, Downey CA, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
      1961 - Ursula Buchfellner, Munich Ger, playmate (Oct, 1979)/actr (Bloodline)
      1962 - Nick Rhodes, [Bates], keyboardist (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)
      1962 - Kristine W, American musician
      1963 - John Restino, Westchester NY, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Tommy Armour)
      1963 - Kino Haitsma, pianist/arrangeur (Josephine)
      1963 - Susan Smith, LPGA golfer
      1963 - Keti Garbi, Greek singer
      1964 - Butch [Harry Lee] Reynolds Jr, Akron, Ohio, 4X400m runner
      1964 - Nelli [Antoinette HC] Fiere-Cooman, Neth, runner (WR 60 m in 7.00)
      1965 - Kevin Ritz, Eatonstown NJ, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
      1965 - Robert Platus, NYC, lip syncher (Milli Vanilli-Girl You Know This)
      1965 - Chris Chavis, American professional wrestler
      1966 - Brian Williams, NFL center (NY Giants)
      1966 - Doris Pearson, Essex, rocker (5 Star-Silk & Steel)
      1966 - Julianna Margulies, Spring Valley NY, actress (Carol Hathaway-ER)
      1967 - Kathryn Marshall, Dundee Scotland, LPGA golfer (1995 Jamie Farr)
      1967 - Neil Mitchell, rocker (Wet, Wet, Wet-Wishing I Was)
      1967 - Stephane Simian, France, tennis star
      1967 - Willie Williams, WLAF tight end (Amsterdam Admirals)
      1968 - Dave Mlicki, Cleveland Ohio, pitcher (NY Mets)
      1968 - Rob Ray, Belleville, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres)
      1969 - Glenn Rogers Jr, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)
      1969 - Laurel Martin, Hummelstown PA, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
      1969 - J.P. Manoux, American actor
      1969 - Marcos Siega, American director
      1969 - David Sutcliffe, Canadian actor
      1970 - Troy Vincent, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles)
      1970 - Gabrielle Giffords, American politician
      1971 - Amanda Jahn, Miss USA-Missouri (1997)
      1971 - Elena Brioukhovets, Odessa Ukraine, tennis star (finalist 1990 Moscow)
      1971 - Jamie Morgan, Australia, tennis star
      1971 - Tom Nutten, CFL/NFL centers (Hamilton Tiger Cats, Buffalo Bills)
      1971 - Mark Feuerstein, American actor
      1972 - David Sloan, NFL tight end (Detroit Lions)
      1972 - P[eter] J[ason] Farley, Hackensack, bass (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)
      1972 - Christian Mayrleb, Austrian footballer
      1973 - Bryant Reeves, NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies)
      1973 - Michael Sheldon, NFL offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
      1973 - Lexa Doig, Canadian actress
      1973 - Lucija Šerbedžija, Croatian actress
      1974 - Gabe Northern, defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
      1975 - Bryan McCabe, St Catherines, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
      1975 - Shilpa Shetty, Indian actress
      1976 - Lindsay Davenport, Palos Verdes CA, tennis star (Olympics-gold-96)
      1976 - Kenji Johjima, Japanese baseball player
      1977 - Belvilyn Ada Tenorio, Miss Universe-Northern Marianas (1996)
      1977 - Yvette Basting, Breda Neth, tennis star (1994 Futures-Flensberg-GER)
      1977 - Kanye West, Atlanta, Georgia, American rapper and record producer
      1978 - Maria Menounos, Miss Massachusetts Teen USA (1996)
      1979 - Derek Trucks, American guitarist
      1979 - Pete Orr, Canadian baseball player
      1979 - Luis Ernesto Michel, Mexican football player
      1981 - Matteo Meneghello, Italian racing driver
      1981 - Alex Band, American singer (The Calling)
      1981 - Ai Nonaka, Japanese voice actor
      1981 - Sara Watkins, American fiddle player
      1981 - Jess Weixler, American actress
      1982 - Dickson Etuhu, Nigerian footballer
      1982 - Irina Lazareanu, Romanian-Canadian model
      1982 - Katy Morgan-Davies, British politician
      1982 - Nadia Petrova, Russian tennis player
      1983 - Kim Clijsters, Belgian tennis player
      1983 - Lee Harding, Australian punk-rock singer
      1983 - Mamoru Miyano, Japanese seiyuu
      1984 - Andrea Casiraghi, son of Princess Caroline of Monaco
      1984 - Javier Mascherano, Argentine footballer
      1985 - Alexandre Despatie, French-Canadian diver
      1986 - Patrick Kaleta, American hockey player
      1989 - Gary Wilson, Scottish Musician
      1994 - Nicholas Joseph Mills, son of Chris Evert & Andy Mills
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

      9th June

      1508 - Primož Trubar, Slovenian Protestant reformer (d. 1586)
      1510 - Nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Harlem
      1573 - Henricus Hondius, Dutch etcher/publisher
      1580 - Daniel Heinsius, Flemish scholar (d. 1655)
      1588 - Johann Andreas Herbst, composer
      1595 - King Wladislaus IV of Poland (d. 1648)
      1597 - Pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter
      1640 - Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)
      1661 - Tsar Feodor III of Russia (d. 1682)
      1672 - Peter the Great [Pyotr Alexeyevich Romanov], tsar of Russia (1682-1725)
      1686 - Andrei Osterman, Russian statesman (d. 1747)
      1768 - Samuel Slater, American industrialist (d. 1835)
      1781 - George Stephenson, Newcastle England, inventor (RR locomotive)
      1791 - John Howard Payne, US, author/actor/diplomat (Home Sweet Home)
      1792 - Frederic L G, Earl of Merode, Belgian revolutionary
      1810 - Carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai, composer
      1812 - Hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens)
      1812 - Johann G Galle, German astronomer (discovered Neptune)
      1828 - Carlo Marsili, composer
      1829 - Gaetano Braga, composer
      1833 - John Rogers Cooke, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891
      1836 - Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, 1st woman mayor in England (Aldeburgh)
      1843 - Bertha von Suttner, Austria, novelist/pacifist (Nobel 1905)
      1845 - Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto (d. 1914)
      1849 - Joseph Vezina, composer
      1849 - Michael Peter Ancher, Danish painter (d. 1927)
      1851 - Charles Joseph Bonaparte, French politician (d. 1921)
      1854 - Gerardus J P J Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society)
      1861 - Floris H Verster, [van Wulverhorst], painter/cartoonist/etcher
      1865 - Carl Nielsen, Norre-Lyndelse Denmark, composer (Det Uuslukkelige)
      1865 - Lucien-Denis-Gabriel-Alberic Magnard, French composer
      1875 - Henry Dale, London, physiologist (Nobel-1936)
      1877 - Rudolf Borchardt, writer
      1879 - Dudley Digges, Irish actor
      1879 - Oscar Back, Austrian-Dutch viola player
      1882 - Bobby Kerr, Canadian sprinter (d. 1963)
      1884 - Johannes Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist/conductor
      1886 - Kusaku Yamada, composer
      1888 - Adrian Grigor'yevich Shaposhnikov, composer
      1888 - Hugo Kauder, composer
      1890 - Leslie Banks, English actor/director (Jamaica Inn, 48 Hours)
      1891 - Cole Porter, Indiana, composer/lyricist (Anything Goes, Kiss Me Kate)
      1893 - Samuel N Behrman, US screenwriter (Tale of 2 Cities, Daddy Long Legs)
      1893 - Irish Meusel, American baseball player (d. 1963)
      1896 - Aura Abranches, Lisbon Portugal, actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio)
      1896 - Catherine Filene Shouse, philanthropist (Wolf Trap Institute)
      1898 - Curzio Malaparte, [Kurt E Suckert], Italian author (Kaputt)
      1898 - Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (d. 1952)
      1900 - Fred Waring, Tyrone Penn, musician/conductor/inventor (Waring Blender)
      1900 - Prosper Cocquyt, Belgian brewer/pilot
      1901 - George Price, cartoonist
      1901 - Marion Gering, actress (Sarumba, Rumba, Ready for Love, 24 Hours)
      1905 - Harry "Bull" Alexander, cricketer (Aus quick 1 Test Bodyline series)
      1905 - Walter Kraft, composer
      1906 - Tonio Selwart, Germany, actor (Barefoot Contessa, Naked Maja)
      1908 - J F Williams-Wynne, Lord-Lieutenant (Gwynedd)
      1908 - Robert Cummings, Joplin Mo, actor (Love that Bob, Dial M For Murder)
      1909 - Jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher
      1910 - Geoffrey Musson, British General
      1910 - Vbilmos Demian, composer
      1911 - George Webb, British actor (d. 1998)
      1912 - Edgar Evans, tenor
      1912 - Ingolf Dahl, Hamburg Germany, composer (Andante & Arioso)
      1913 - Alida Margaretha Bosshardt, lt-colonel of Dutch Salvation Army
      1913 - Patrick Steptoe, scientist (developed in vitro fertilization)
      1914 - Barbara Mullen, Boston MA, actress (Thunder Rock, Innocent Sinners)
      1914 - Hermann Haller, composer
      1915 - Jane Cowan, cello teacher
      1915 - Les Paul, Waukesha Wi, guitarist/inventor (Les Paul guitar)
      1915 - Les Paul (Lester William Polsfuss) Waukesha Wisconsin, American musician and inventor
      1916 - Robert S McNamara, US Sec of Defense (1961-68)/head (World Bank)
      1917 - Eric J. Hobsbawm, Alexandria, Sultanate of Egypt, Marxist historian (The Age of Revolution; Capital; and Empire), (d. 2012)
      1918 - Rob de Vries, Dutch WW II resistance fighter/dir/actor (Ciske de Rat)
      1919 - Izaak Boleslavski, Russian chess player
      1920 - Isobel June Braybrooke English, novellist
      1921 - Agnes Keleti, Hungary, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1952, 56)
      1921 - Arthur Hertzberg, American Jewish scholar (d. 2006)
      1922 - George Axelrod, playwright (Breakfast at Tiffany, Bus Stop)
      1922 - P G Beazley, MEP
      1922 - John Gillespie Magee, Jr., American poet and aviator (d. 1941)
      1922 - Fernand Seguin, Canadian biochemist - Radio and TV animator (d. 1988)
      1924 - Christine Goitschel, France, slalom (Olympic-gold-1964)
      1924 - Peter Heatly, CEO (Commonwealth Games Federation)
      1924 - Tony Britton, Birmingham England, actor (Day of Jackal, Girl in my Soup)
      1925 - Roy Hughes, MP
      1925 - [John] Keith Laumer, [Anthony LeBaron], US, sf author (Retief's War)
      1926 - Mona Freeman, Baltimore, actress (Black Beauty, Dear Wife, Heiress)
      1926 - Roy Smalley, shortstop (Cubs, Braves, Phillies, Twins, Yankees)
      1927 - Franco Donatoni, composer
      1927 - Norman Sisisky, (Rep-D-VA, 1983- )
      1928 - Geraint Gruffydd, director (U of Wales Centre for Welsh Studies)
      1929 - Johnny Ace [John Marshall Alexander, Jr.], Memphis, Tennessee, rhythm and blues singer (My Song)
      1929 - June O'Dell, deputy CEO (Equal Opportunities Commission)
      1929 - Keith A St H Gardner, Jamaica, 4x400m runner (Olympic-bronze-1960)
      1929 - Robert E Badham, (Rep-R-CA, 1977- )
      1930 - Lin[wood] [Vrooman] Carter, US, sci-fi author (Thongor of Lemuria)
      1930 - Marvin Kalb, NYC, educator/newscaster (CBS/NBC, Meet the Press)
      1930 - Barbara, French singer (d. 1997)
      1931 - Bill Virdon, 2nd baseman (St Louis Cards)/mgr (NY Yankees)
      1931 - Jackie Mason, Wisc, comedian (World According to Me, Chicken Soup)
      1931 - Joe Santos, American actor
      1932 - Douglas Smith, CEO (Acas)
      1933 - Dick Orkin, Williamsport Pa, actor (Tim Conway Show)
      1933 - Don Young, (Rep-R-AK, 1973- )
      1933 - Patrick Symons, British vice-admiral
      1934 - Donald Duck, famous fowl
      1934 - Helga Haase, German FR, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1960)
      1934 - Jackie Wilson, Detroit, singer (Lonely Teardrops, Night)
      1934 - Joe Santos, Bkln NY, actor (Rockford Files, AKA Pablo, Shamus)
      1934 - Michael Mates, MP
      1934 - Pal Karolyi, composer
      1934 - Wild Jimmy Spruill, blues guitarist
      1935 - Diana Van Der Vlis, actress (Lovespell, Girl in Black Stockings)
      1936 - Mick O'Dwyer, Gaelic footballer and manager
      1937 - Sven Conrad Stayers, cricketer (WI fast bowler 1962)
      1937 - Harald Rosenthal, German biologist
      1938 - Anne Kenny, Mudgee NSW, golfer (1968, 71 Australian Champ)
      1938 - Charles Wuorinen, NYC, composer (Pulitzer 1980)
      1938 - Jeremy Hardie, CEO (W H Smith Group)
      1938 - Peter Sanders, CEO (Commission for Racial Equality)
      1938 - Roger Hurn, CEO (Smith's Industries)
      1939 - David Hobbs (auto racer)
      1939 - Derek Hunt, CEO (MFI Furniture Group)
      1939 - Ileana Cotrubaş, Romanian soprano
      1939 - Charles Webb, author
      1940 - Dick Vitale, US, sportscaster (ESPN, ABC "Oh Baby!")
      1941 - Billy Hatton, rocker
      1941 - Jon Lord, England, keyboardist (Deep Purple-Hush, White Snake), (d. 2012)
      1941 - Peter Wilson, CEO (Gallaher)
      1942 - Nicholas Lloyd, editor (Daily Express)
      1942 - Richard Hutton, cricketer (son of Len, 5 Tests 1971)
      1943 - Charles Saatchi, English magnate (Saatchi & Saatchi)
      1943 - Joe [William] Haldeman, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Nebula, Worlds Apart)
      1943 - Joe Haldeman, science fiction writer
      1944 - 23 puppies, (record litter) born to Lena, a foxhound, Ambler Penn
      1944 - Brigid Bazlen, Wisc, actress (Pam-Too Young to go Steady)
      1944 - Viscount Craigavon
      1944 - record litter of 23 puppies is born to Lena, a foxhound, Ambler Penn
      1945 - Faina Myelink, USSR, discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1972)
      1945 - Luis Ocaña, Spanish cyclist (d. 1994)
      1945 - Nike Wagner, German woman of the theater
      1946 - Peter Kilfoyle, British MP
      1947 - John Gurda, American historian
      1948 - Jim Bailey, NCAA punter (most punts in season-101, Va Milt Academy)
      1948 - Nathaniel Rosen, Altadena Ca, cellist (Tchaikovsky-gold-1978)
      1948 - Gudrun Schyman, Swedish politician
      1949 - Douglas Henderson, British MP
      1951 - Benny Neyman, Dutch singer (I Don't Know How)
      1951 - Dave Parker, baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, NL MVP 1978)
      1951 - James Newton Howard, American film composer
      1952 - Uzi Hitman, Israeli singer (d. 2004)
      1954 - Pete Byrne Bath - English rocker (Naked Eyes)
      1954 - George Pérez, American comic book artist
      1954 - Gregory Maguire, American fantasy writer
      1956 - Patricia Cornwell, American author
      1957 - Elly van Holly, running star (3k indoor world record)
      1958 - Donald Michael Santini, Mass, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
      1959 - Peter Fowler, Hornsby NSW, Australasia golfer
      1959 - Christian Wulff, German politician, currently prime minister of Lower Saxony.
      1960 - Nancy Taylor, SF CA, LPGA golfer (1994 Rochester Intl-54th)
      1960 - Steve Paikin, Canadian journalist
      1961 - Michael J. Fox, Edmonton, Alberta, Canadian actor (Family Ties, Back to the Future, Teen Wolf)
      1961 - Aaron Sorkin, American writer
      1962 - Eddie Lundon, rocker (China Crisis-Christian)
      1963 - Johnny Depp, Queensboro Ky, actor (21 Jump Street, Ed Wood)
      1963 - Gilad Atzmon, Israeli jazz musician and author
      1964 - Gloria Reuben, Toronto, actress (Jeanie Boulet-ER)
      1964 - Wayman Tisdale, NBA center/forward (Phoenix Suns)
      1964 - Hiroko Yakushimaru, Japanese actress and singer
      1965 - Gloria Reuben, actress (Jeanie Boulet-ER)
      1965 - Jeff Williams, Santa Monica California, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)
      1965 - Michelle Francis Bird, campaigner
      1966 - Anthony Martino, CFL punter (Calgary Stampeders)
      1967 - Robert Reading, Buffalo NY, 110m hurdler
      1968 - Tom Rouen, NFL punter (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
      1969 - Keith Alex, NFL guard (Minnesota Vikings)
      1969 - Mitch McLee, [Douglas Lee Mitchell], Miles Mi, drummer (Southgang)
      1969 - Eric Wynalda, American footballer
      1970 - Harry Van Hofwegen, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions)
      1970 - Russ Romaniuk, Winnipeg, NHL left wing (Phila Flyers)
      1971 - D'Marco Farr, defensive tackle (St Louis Rams)
      1971 - Joey Gullion, Gallopolis OH, Nike golfer (NIKE SC Classic-18th)
      1971 - Roderick Lewis, NFL tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
      1971 - Romano Sion, soccer player (Dordrecht '90/FC Groningen)
      1971 - Gilles De Bilde, Belgian footballer
      1971 - Rick Renstrom, American guitarist
      1972 - Bryan Strang, cricket pace bowler (brother of Paul Zimbabwe 1995- )
      1972 - Steven Salter, CFL offensive linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
      1972 - Wardell Rouse, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
      1972 - Tomoe Hanba, Japanese voice actress
      1973 - Chris Villarrial, center/guard (Chicago Bears)
      1973 - Grant Marshall, Mississauga, NHL right wing (Dallas Stars)
      1973 - Orlondo Steinauer, CFL cornerback (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
      1973 - Tedy Bruschi, linebacker (New England Patriots)
      1973 - Laura Ponte, Spanish model and royal
      1973 - Frederic Choffat, Swiss film director
      1974 - Jana Nejedly, Prague Czech, Canadian tennis player (Olympics-96)
      1974 - Jon Harris, defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles)
      1974 - Samoth, Norwegian guitarist (Emperor, Zyklon)
      1974 - Tim Shaw, British radio personality
      1974 - Randy Winn, American baseball player
      1975 - Andrew Symonds, cricketer (Birmingham, brilliant Qld & Gloucs batsman)
      1975 - Carolyne Lepage, Montreal Quebec, 48 kg judoka (Olympics-96)
      1975 - Paul Agostino, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
      1975 - Otto Addo, Ghanaian footballer
      1975 - Jeff Saturday, American football player
      1977 - Zephnad Wattimury, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen
      1977 - Roopa Mishra, Indian civil servant
      1977 - Amisha Patel, Indian actress
      1977 - Peja Stojakovic, Serbian basketball player
      1978 - Elizabeth Reid, Fairfax Va, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96)
      1978 - Lucia Povraznikova, Miss Slovak republic Universe (1997)
      1978 - Shandi Finnessey, game hostess
      1978 - Miroslav Klose, German footballer
      1978 - Matthew Bellamy, British musician (Muse)
      1978 - Michaela Conlin, American actress
      1980 - Mike Fontenot, American baseball player
      1980 - Lehlohonolo Seema, Lesotho footballer
      1980 - Udonis Haslem, American basketball player
      1981 - Natalie Portman [Natalie Hershlag], Jerusalem, Israeli/American actress (Professional, Everyone Says I Love You)
      1981 - Vic Zhou, JVKV band member, Taiwanese actor, singer and model.
      1981 - Anoushka Shankar, Famous sitarist and daughter of Ravi Shankar
      1982 - Amber Yoder, Miss Indiana Teen USA (1997)
      1982 - Christina Stürmer, Austrian singer
      1982 - Andrew Walker, Canadian actor
      1983 - Danny Richar, Dominican baseball player
      1984 - Yulieski Gourriel, Cuban baseball player
      1984 - Kaleth Morales, Colombian singer and songwriter (d. 2005)
      1984 - Wesley Sneijder, Dutch footballer
      1984 - Masoud Shojaei, Iranian footballer
      1985 - Sonam Kapoor, Indian actress
      1985 - Sebastian Telfair, American basketball player
      1986 - Adamo Ruggiero, Canadian actor
      1986 - Kary Ng, Hong Kong singer and actress
      1988 - Mae Whitman, American Actress
      1991 - Abraham Joseph Groening, son of Simpson creator Matt Groening
      1993 - Danielle Chuchran, American actres
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

      10th June

      1213 - Fakhruddin 'Iraqi, Persian philosopher
      1613 - Johann Georg II, elect of Saxon (1656-80)
      1630 - Willem van Bemmel, Dutch painter/etcher
      1632 - Esprit Fléchier, French writer and bishop (d. 1710)
      1637 - Jacques Marquette, jesuit/missionary founder (Chicago)
      1657 - James Cragg the Elder, British politician (d. 1721)
      1688 - James Francis Edward Stuart 'The old Pretender', claimed thrones of England and Scotland as James III/James VIII (d. 1766)
      1706 - John Dollond, owner of 1st patent for achromatic lens
      1710 - James Short, Scottish mathematician (d. 1768)
      1735 - John Morgan, American physician-in-chief of Continental Army
      1753 - William Eustis, 12th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1825)
      1781 - Giovanni Battista Polledro, composer
      1782 - Amable-G-P B de Barante, French politician/historian
      1790 - Louis Joseph Daussoigne-Mehul, composer
      1803 - Henry Darcy, French scientist (d. 1858)
      1804 - Hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist (d. 1884)
      1808 - Friedrich Kaiser, Dutch astronomer (Kaiser compass-card)
      1819 - J D Gustave Courbet, French realist painter (Demoiselles the la Seine)
      1825 - Sondre Norheim, Norwegian skier (d. 1897)
      1825 - Princess Hildegard of Bavaria d. 1864
      1831 - W A Remy, composer
      1832 - Edwin Arnold, English writer (Light of India)
      1832 - Nikolaus A Otto, German technician (gas motor, otto motor)
      1834 - Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (HP Foundation)
      1835 - Constant A Serrure, Flemish historian
      1835 - Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane
      1835 - Rebecca Latimer Felton, U.S. Senator (d. 1930)
      1836 - Yamaoka Tesshu, Japanese swordsman/master of kendo
      1838 - Meyer E van Beem, actor (Black Venus)
      1839 - Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg, Council President of Denmark (d. 1912)
      1840 - Thomas Fentress Toon, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1902
      1840 - Theodor Philipsen Danish painter (d. 1920)
      1843 - Heinrich von Herzogenberg, composer
      1844 - J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Haagse school)
      1844 - Karl Hagenbeck, German animal trainer (Von Tieren und Menschen)
      1859 - Jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song)
      1861 - Josephus T J Cuypers, Dutch architect (St Bavo, Haarlem)
      1861 - Pierre M M Duhem, French naturalist/philosopher/historian
      1862 - Mrs. Leslie Carter, American actress (d. 1937)
      1863 - Louis M A Couperus, Dutch poet/writer (Eline Vere)
      1865 - Frederick A Cook, US, explorer (claimed falsely to be at North Pole)
      1869 - Gustave Vanzype, Belgian literary/headed La Gazette
      1879 - Benjamin Lambord, composer
      1880 - Margit Kaffka, writer
      1882 - Neville Henderson, British diplomat
      1886 - Baron Josse Emile van Dievoet, Flemish lawyer
      1888 - Leo Weismantel, German writer (Der Reiter der Apocalypse)
      1889 - Cliff Clark, actor (Kid Glove Killer, Golden Hoofs, Vigilante Hideout)
      1890 - Paul J M Lindemans, Flemish agricultural engineer/author
      1890 - Powell Weaver, composer
      1890 - Sessue Hayakawa, Japan, actor (Bridge on River Kwai, Hell to Eternity)
      1891 - Al Dubin, Swiss songwriter (Tiptoe Thru the Tulips)
      1893 - Franz Andre, Belgian conductor
      1894 - Pavel Borkovec, Czech composer (Stmivani, [Twilight])
      1895 - Immanuel Velikovsky, writer (Worlds in Collision)
      1895 - Hattie McDaniel, Wichita Kansas, 1st African American actress to win an Oscar (Gone With The Wind)
      1898 - Virginia Valli, [McSweeney], Chicago IL, actress (Pleasure Garden)
      1899 - Raoul Salan, Fr/Indochina/Algeria (leader OAS)
      1900 - Henri Bruning, Dutch literary
      1901 - Frederick Loewe, Austrian-born composer (d. 1988)
      1902 - Gaston Brenta, composer
      1902 - J Wouterus van Dieren, Dutch biologist (Terschelling)
      1903 - Clyde Beatty, US animal trainer/actor (Big Cage)
      1903 - Theo Lingen, German director/actor (M, Charm of La Boheme) [or Jun 19]
      1904 - Frederick Loewe, composer (Learner & Loewe)
      1906 - Janos Viski, composer
      1907 - Fairfield Porter, American painter (d. 1975)
      1908 - Brinsley Ford, CEO (National Art Collections Fund)
      1908 - Ernst B Chain, German chemist/bacteriologist (penicillin, Nobel 1945)
      1909 - Erwin Dressel, composer
      1910 - Howlin' Wolf, [Chester Arthur Burnett], harmonica (Big City Blues)
      1910 - Robert Still, composer
      1910 - Frank Demaree, American baseball player (d. 1958)
      1910 - Robert Still, English composer (d. 1971)
      1911 - C P "Chilla" Christ, cricketer (Qld spinner late 30's)
      1911 - Ralph Kirkpatrick, Leominster MA, harpsichordist (Domenico Scarlatti)
      1911 - Terence Rattigan, playwright (Winslow Boy, Browning Version)
      1912 - Leslie Brown, Bishop (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich)
      1912 - William Gordon Harris, civil engineer
      1912 - Jean Lesage, Premier of Quebec (d. 1980)
      1913 - John Edmunds, composer
      1913 - Thor Johnson, Wisconsin Rapids Wisconsin, conductor (Cin Symph 1958)
      1913 - Tikhon Nikoleyevich Khrennikov, composer
      1913 - Van Carlyle Wilton-Davies, archdeacon Emeritus (Oxford)
      1913 - Wilbur J Cohen, 1st employee of Social Security System
      1914 - Polly Hill, Dr/anthropologist
      1914 - Saul Bellow, Lachine Quebec, author (Mr Sammler's Planet, Nobel 1976)
      1915 - Oscar Comras, Bronx, drummer (namesake of Comras Mall in Bronx Park)
      1916 - Bill Waddington, British actor/comedian (Percy-Coronation Street)
      1917 - William Barr, rector (Exeter College, Oxford)
      1918 - Barry Morse, actor (Fugitive-Lt Philip Gerard, Winds of War)
      1919 - Kevin O'Flanagan, Irish athlete and physician (d. 2006)
      1919 - Haidar Abdel-Shafi, Palestinian Negotiator and community leader (d. 2007)
      1920 - Zbynek Vostrak, composer
      1921 - Philip Mountbatten, Greece, Duke of Edinburgh/Prince, Mr Elizabeth II
      1921 - Jean Robic, French cyclist (d. 1980)
      1922 - Judy Garland, [Frances Gumm], Minnesota, actress/singer (Wizard of Oz)
      1922 - Rose Moffard, (acting Gov-AZ)
      1923 - Earl Hamner Jr, Schuyler Va, TV narrator (Waltons)
      1923 - Robert Maxwell, [Jan Hoch], Czech, billionaire/CEO (NY Daily News)
      1925 - Don Costa, actor (Impossible Years, Soul of Nigger Charlie)
      1925 - Nat Hentoff, columnist/novelist (Village Voice, The Cold Society)
      1926 - June Haver, Rock Island, actress (Dolly Sisters, Girl Next Door)
      1926 - Lionel Jeffries, actor (Fanny, Prisoner of Zenda)
      1926 - Willem Oltmans, Dutch journalist (Outlawed, Free as a Bird)
      1927 - Michael Walsh, major-general/director (Overseas Relations)
      1927 - Lin Yang-kang, Chinese politician
      1927 - Ladislao Kubala, Hungarian-born footballer (d. 2002)
      1928 - Asher Wallfish, journalist
      1928 - Maurice Sendak, NYC, author/illustrator (Where The Wild Things Are), (d. 2012)
      1929 - Harald Juhnke, Berlin Germany, actor (Guitars of Love)
      1929 - James McDivitt, Chicago, Brig Gen USAF/astronaut (Gemini 4, Apollo 9)
      1929 - Vasile Herman, composer
      1929 - Ian McCahon Sinclair, Australian politician
      1931 - Jim [Purvis] Ferree Jr, Pine Bluff NC, PGA golfer (1958 Vancouver)
      1931 - João Gilberto, Brazilian singer and guitarist
      1932 - Gardner McKay, NYC, actor (Pleasure Seekers, Boots & Saddles)
      1932 - George Burns, British TV host
      1932 - J Bennett Johnston, (Sen-D-LA, 1972- )
      1932 - Branko Lustig, film producer
      1933 - F Lee Bailey, Waltham Mass, attorney (Sam Shepard case, OJ case)
      1933 - Georgi Atanasov, Bulgarian Prime Minister
      1934 - Nicolas Roussakis, composer
      1934 - Paul Gibson, British high court judge
      1935 - Tom Pendry, MP (Labour)
      1936 - Graham Carleton Greene, literary agent
      1937 - Richard Foreman, NYC, theatrical director (Daily Life)
      1939 - Alexandra Stewart, Montreal, actress (In Praise of Older Women)
      1939 - Guy Harwood, horse trainer
      1940 - John William Stevens, jazz drummer
      1941 - Harry Muskee, Dutch rock vocalist (Cuby & Blizzards)
      1941 - Jurgen Prochnow, actor (Das Boot)
      1941 - Shirley Owens Alston, Passaic NJ, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy)
      1941 - Soraya Khashoogi, Leicester England, wife (Adrian Khashoogi)
      1941 - Mickey Jones, American musician and actor
      1942 - Janet Vogel, rocker (Skyliners)
      1942 - Preston Manning, Canadian politician
      1943 - Jeff Greenfield, NYC, media commentator (Firing Line, Nightline)
      1943 - Simon Jenkins, editor (Times)
      1944 - Rick Price, rocker (Move)
      1945 - Martin Wesley-Smith, composer
      1945 - Ron Glass, Evansville Ind, actor (Ron-Barney Miller, New Odd Couple)
      1946 - Matthew Fisher, England, keyboardist (Procol Harum-Conquistador)
      1946 - Mensje F van Keulen-van der Steen, Dutch writer (Bleeker's Summer)
      1947 - Ken Singleton, Mt Vernon NY, baseball player (Orioles)
      1949 - Kevin Corcoran, actor (Swiss Family Robinson, Babes in Toyland)
      1949 - John Sentamu, Archbishop of York
      1951 - Burglinde Pollak, German DR, pentathlete (Olympics-bronze-1972)
      1951 - Dan Fouts, NFL QB (San Diego Chargers)
      1951 - Vicky Latta, Auckland NZ, equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96)
      1953 - John Edwards, American politician and lawyer
      1955 - Andrew Stevens, Memphis Tn, actor (Seduction, Boys in Company C, Fury)
      1956 - Georg Borwin, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
      1957 - Lindsay Hoyle, British politician
      1957 - Hidetsugu Aneha, Japanese architect
      1959 - Timothy Van Patten, Bkln NY, actor (White Shadow, Master)
      1959 - Eliot Spitzer, American politician
      1959 - Carlo Ancelotti, A.C. Milan coach
      1960 - Balakrishna Nandamuri, Indian actor
      1961 - Maxi Priest, [Max Elliott], Jamaican/English singer (Wild World)
      1961 - Kim Deal, American musician (Pixies), (The Breeders)
      1961 - Kelley Deal, American musician (The Breeders)
      1962 - Brent Sutter, Viking, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
      1962 - Duane Sutter, NHL player (NY Islander)
      1962 - Floris Jansen, cricketer (Netherlands pace bowler 1996 World Cup)
      1962 - Gina Gershon, American actress
      1962 - Vincent Perez, Swiss actor
      1962 - Akie Abe, current First Lady of Japan
      1963 - Brad Henry, American politician (current Oklahoma governor)
      1963 - Jeanne Tripplehorn, American actress
      1964 - Pete Jordan, Elmhurst IL, Nike golfer (1992 Fresno Open-2nd)
      1964 - Jimmy Chamberlin, American musician (The Smashing Pumpkins)
      1964 - Ben Daniels, British actor
      1965 - Claudio Mezzadri, Switzerland, tennis star
      1965 - Elizabeth Hurley, Basingstroke England, actress (Christabel)
      1965 - Linda Evangelista, Canada, super model/actress (Catwalk, Unzipped)
      1965 - Vincent Perez, actor (The Crow-City of Angels)
      1966 - Doug McKeon, NJ, actor (Big Shamus Little Shamus, Centennial)
      1966 - David Platt, English footballer
      1967 - Human Beatbox, [Darren Robinson], rocker (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock)
      1967 - Emma Anderson, British guitarist and songwriter (Lush, Sing-Sing)
      1968 - Kevin Donnalley, NFL guard/tackle (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
      1968 - Susan Haskell, actress (Marty-One Life to Live, Strictly Business)
      1968 - Bill Burr, American comedian
      1968 - Jimmy Shea, American skeleton racer
      1968 - The D.O.C., American rapper
      1969 - Fred Foggie, WLAF cornerback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
      1969 - Tony McCoy, NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
      1969 - Ronny Johnsen, Norwegian footballer
      1969 - Kate Snow, American TV journalist
      1970 - David Wilson, WLAF safety (Scottish Claymores)
      1970 - Laurel Korholz, La Jolla California, rower (Olympics-4th-96)
      1970 - Mike Doughty, American singer
      1971 - DeWayne Dotson, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
      1971 - Jeff Rodgers, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
      1971 - Leanza Cornet, TV host (Entertainment Tonight)
      1971 - Bobby Jindal, American politician; Louisiana Congressman, Governor
      1971 - Joel Hailey, American singer
      1971 - Bruno N'Gotty, French footballer
      1972 - C J Richardson, NFL safety (Arizona Cardinals, Seattle Seahawks)
      1972 - David Dunn, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
      1972 - Edward Reevey, St John NB, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 SC Intercol)
      1972 - Pat Johnson, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)
      1972 - Radmila Šekerinska, Macedonian politician
      1972 - Steven Fischer, American film producer and director
      1973 - Brandon Sanders, safety (NY Giants)
      1973 - Carl Kidd, NFL defensive back (Oakland Raiders)
      1973 - David Friedman, LA California, actor (Jason-Little House on the Prairie)
      1973 - Wade Miller, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
      1973 - Faith Evans, American singer
      1973 - Pokey Reese, American baseball player
      1975 - Henrik Pedersen, Danish footballer
      1975 - Risto Jussilainen, Finnish ski jumper
      1976 - Lisa Jean Costantino, Miss USA-Vermont (1997)
      1976 - Hadi Saei Bonehkohal, Persian taekwondoka
      1976 - Freddy García, American baseball player
      1976 - Stefan Postma, Dutch footballer
      1976 - Esther Ouwehand, Dutch politician, parliamentarian for the Party for the Animals
      1977 - Takako Matsu, Japanese singer and actress
      1977 - Adam Darski, Polish musician most known for being the leader of Behemoth
      1977 - Mike Rosenthal, American football player, sports radio talk show host
      1978 - Shane West, American actor
      1978 - Brian West, American soccer player
      1979 - Konstantinos Loumpoutis, Greek footballer
      1979 - Jake Tsakalidis, Georgian-Greek basketball player
      1980 - Francelino Matuzalem, Brazilian footballer
      1980 - Jessica Di Cicco, American actress
      1981 - Burton O'Brien, Scottish footballer
      1981 - Hoku, American singer and actress
      1981 - Prince Hashim bin Al Hussein, of Jordan
      1981 - Jonathan Bennett, actor (Mean Girls)
      1982 - Tara Lipinski, Philadelphia Pa, figure skater (1997 World Champ)
      1982 - Princess Madeleine of Sweden
      1983 - Leelee Sobieski, New York City, American actress (Deep Impact, Joan of Arc, Uprising)
      1984 - Dirk Van Tichelt, Belgian judoka
      1985 - Kristina Lundberg, Swedish ice hockey player
      1985 - Vasilis Torosidis, Greek footballer
      1987 - Martin Harnik, Austrian footballer
      1987 - Amobi Okoye, Nigeria-born American football player
      1987 - Kelly Vitz, American actress
      1991 - James Cleveland McFadden-Talbot, son of Gates McFaden (Star Trek NG)
      1994 - Nicholas Santo Pietro, son of Vanna White
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

      11th June

      1403 - John IV, Duke of Brabant (d. 1427)
      1456 - Anne Neville, wife of Richard III of England (d. 1485)
      1540 - Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594)
      1572 - Ben Jonson, England, playwright/poet (Volpone, Alchemist)
      1588 - George Wither, English writer (d. 1667)
      1672 - Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer
      1696 - Francis Edward James Keith, Scottish soldier and Prussian field marshal (d. 1758)
      1697 - Francesco A Vallotti, Italian organist/composer/theorist
      1704 - Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer
      1713 - Edward Capell, English critic (d. 1781)
      1719 - Franz K von Velbruck, German free mason/prince-bishop of Luik
      1723 - J G Palitzsch, 1st saw Halley's comet on return, Prolitz
      1740 - Luigi Gatti, composer
      1741 - Joseph Warren, American doctor and soldier (d. 1775)
      1776 - John Constable, England, landscape painter (Hay Wain)
      1807 - James Findlay Schenck, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882
      1808 - Charles Henry Poor, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882
      1815 - Julia Margaret Cameron, English photographer (d. 1879)
      1816 - Robert Huston Milroy, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
      1822 - Samuel Davis Sturgis, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1889
      1823 - James Lawson Kemper, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1895
      1829 - Hendrik Gerhard, Founder (Dutch Social-Democratic)
      1840 - Henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter/etser
      1842 - Alfred, Liechtenstein noble/politician
      1842 - Carl von Linde, German engineer and industrialist (d. 1934)
      1846 - William Louis Marshall, American general and engineer (d. 1920)
      1847 - Millicent Garrett Fawcett, leader (English women's movement)
      1861 - Sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, composer
      1863 - Eduard David, German undersecretary (constitution of Weimar)
      1864 - Richard Georg Strauss, Munich Germany, composer (Don Quixote)
      1865 - Jan H Leopold, Dutch poet (translated Omar Khayyam)
      1867 - Charles Fabry, discoverer (ozone layer in upper atmosphere)
      1874 - Richard Stohr, composer
      1876 - Alfred L Kroeber, Hoboken NJ, author (Anthropologist looks at History)
      1877 - Renee Vivien, English-born poet (d. 1909)
      1879 - Roger Bresnahan, baseball player (d. 1944)
      1879 - Max Schreck, German actor (d. 1936)
      1880 - Jeannette Rankin, 1st woman elected to US Congress (Rep-Montana)
      1883 - Frank O King, Cashton Wisc, cartoonist (Gasoline Alley)
      1886 - David Steinman, NYC, bridge designer (Hudson, Triborough)
      1886 - Lillian Fontaine, Reading England, actress (Suddenly it's Spring)
      1888 - Bartolomeo Vanzetti, Italian anarchist (d. 1927)
      1889 - Wesley Ruggles, actor/producer/director (Keystone Kops)
      1892 - Edward B B Shanks, British poet/critic
      1894 - Dai Vernon (David Frederick Wingfield Verner), Canadian magician, The Professor (d. 1992)
      1895 - Nikolai A Bulganin, Gorki Russia, premier of USSR (1955-58)
      1897 - Bruno Frei, writer
      1899 - George Frederick McKay, composer
      1899 - Yasonari Kawabata, Japan, novelist (Thousand Cranes)
      1900 - Lawrence E Spivak, Bkln NY, news panelist (Meet the Press)
      1902 - Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin, composer
      1903 - Ernie Nevers, NFL fullback (Duluth Eskimos, Chicago Cardinals)
      1904 - Clarence "Pinetop" Smith, jazz pianist/singer (Boogie Woogie Piano)
      1904 - Daphne Fielding, socialite/writer
      1904 - Emil Frantisek Burian, composer
      1906 - Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop, bishop
      1907 - Anton D Hildebrand, children's book writer (Man in the Moon)
      1907 - Jose Bernabe Marino Barreto y Casanova, pianist vocalist bandleader
      1907 - Paul Mellon, US, oil magnate/pres (Washington National Gallery of Art)
      1910 - Carmine Coppola, composer/conductor (Godfather II, Apocalypse Now)
      1910 - Jacques-Yves Cousteau, France, oceanic explorer (Calypso)
      1911 - Russ Hodges, Dayton Tn, sportscaster (Wednesday Night Fights)
      1912 - Mukhtar Ashrafi, composer
      1912 - William Baziotes, painter (abstract expressionist)
      1913 - John Elliott Terry, managing director (National Film Finance Corp)
      1913 - Revaz Kondrat'yevich Gabichvadze, composer
      1913 - Vince Lombardi, NFL coach (Green Bay Packers)
      1914 - Gerald Mohr, NYC, actor (Christopher-Foreign Intrigue)
      1914 - Hendrik Berkhof, Dutch theologist (Church & Emperor)
      1914 - Jack Mann, pilot/hostage
      1915 - David Kindersley, font designer/cutter
      1915 - Nicholas Metropolis, Greek-American mathematician, physicist and computer scientist (d. 1999)
      1917 - James Bostock, painter/engraver
      1917 - Joseph B. Wirthlin, LDS apostle
      1919 - Richard Todd, Ireland, actor (Dorian Gray, Assassin Yangtse Incident)
      1920 - Bir Bikram Shah Deva Mahendra, King of Nepal (1955-72)
      1920 - Hazel Scott, Trinidad, singer/pianist (Hazel Scott)
      1920 - Irving Howe, US, writer/critic (World of Our Fathers)
      1920 - Robert Hutton, Kingston NY, actor (Torture Garden, Rocket)
      1921 - Beatrice "Fiet" van Ommeren-Samson, Suriname writer
      1921 - Michael Meyer, UK, novelist/Ibsen translator (Hedda Gabler)
      1922 - Erving Goffman, sociologist (presentation of self in everyday life)
      1922 - John Bromfield, South Bend In, actor (Easy to Love)
      1922 - Michael Cacoyannis, director (Zorba the Greek, Trojan Women)
      1922 - Tony Charmoli, director/choreographer (Dinah Shore, Danny Kaye)
      1923 - Gerard Vaughn, MP (Conservative)
      1924 - Ed Farhat, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
      1925 - William Styron, Va, novelist (Confess of Nat Turner, Sophie's Choice)
      1925 - Richard White, Gisborne, New Zealand, rugby union player (55 games as an All Black), (d. 2012)
      1926 - Brother Dave Gardner, Novelty singer/comedian
      1926 - Carlisle Floyd, Latta SC, composer (Slow Dusk)
      1927 - Beryl Grey, prima ballerina
      1927 - Eric St Eval Atkinson, cricketer (bro of Denis WI pace bowler 1958-59)
      1927 - John Aspinall, owner (casino, zoos)
      1927 - Josef Anton Reidl, composer
      1927 - Marcus Fox, conservative MP/chairman (1922 Committee)
      1928 - Fabiola de Mora y Aragon, Spanish Queen of Belgium
      1928 - Gerard van Leijenhorst, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior (CDA)
      1930 - Anatoli Fyodorovich Voronov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12a backup)
      1930 - Charles B Rangel, (Rep-D-NY, 1971- )
      1931 - Lord Cameron of Lochbroom, lord advocate
      1931 - Lucianna Paluzzi, Rome Italy, actress (Five Fingers, Thunderball)
      1931 - Tab Hunter, NYC, actor (Tab Hunter Show)
      1931 - Audrey Schuh, American soprano
      1932 - Athol Fugard, Middleburg South Africa, anti-apartheid writer (Blood Knot)
      1932 - Timothy Sainsbury, British minister of state
      1933 - Jud Strunk, Jamestown NY, singer/comedian (Laugh-In)
      1933 - Gene Wilder, American actor
      1934 - Anthony Evans, British high court judge
      1934 - Pookie Hudson, vocalist (Goodnite Sweetheart Goodnite-Spaniels)
      1934 - Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
      1935 - Gene Wilder, [Jerome Silbermann], Milwaukee, actor (Silver Streak)
      1935 - Sheikh Fazalur Rehman, cricketer (played 1 Test Pakistan v WI 1958)
      1936 - George Bryan Ingham, artist
      1936 - Jud Strunk, American musician and comedian (d. 1981)
      1937 - Chad Everett [Raymon Lee Cramton], South Bend, Indiana, American actor (Medical Center, Airplane II)
      1937 - Johnny Brown, St Petersburg Fla, comedian (Good Times, Leslie Uggams)
      1937 - Robin Warren, Australian pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine
      1939 - Barry George Barrington Porter, politician
      1939 - Barry Porter, MP (Conservative)
      1939 - Christina Crawford, author, Joan's daughter (Mommie Dearest)
      1939 - Jackie Stewart, Scotland, driver/sports announcer (27 Grand Prix)
      1939 - Rachel Heyhoe Flint, English cricket player/journalist
      1939 - Wilma Burgess, country-pop singer
      1939 - Bernard Purdie, American session drummer
      1940 - Joey Dee, Passaic NJ, singer (Hey Let's Twist, 2 Tickets to Paris)
      1942 - Somachandra De Silva, cricketer (Sri Lankan leg-spinner 1982-84)
      1943 - Henry Hill Jr., Brooklyn, New York, mobster and FBI informant (inspired Goodfellas), (d. 2012)
      1944 - Alan Horworth, MP
      1944 - Barry Stevens, British/Neth, choreographer (Personals, Young Again)
      1944 - James "Ox" D A van Hoften, Fresno California, astronaut (STS 11, STS 20)
      1945 - Adrienne Barbeau, Sacramento California, actress (Maude, Swamp Thing)
      1946 - Jenny Pittman, horse trainer
      1946 - John Lawton, British rock singer (Uriah Heep)
      1946 - Michael Wilkes, commander (UK Field Army)
      1947 - Glenn Leonard, R&B singer (Temptations)
      1947 - Henry Cisneros, first Hispanic to serve as mayor of a major U.S. city (San Antonio), later Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton Administration
      1947 - Laloo Prasad Yadav, Indian politician
      1948 - Anthony Nelson, British Sec of Treasury
      1948 - Skip Alan, [Alan Skipper], drummer (Them, Pretty Things)
      1948 - Stephen Schnetzer, Boston Mass, actor (Cass Winthrop-Another World)
      1949 - Frank Beard, rocker (ZZ Top-She Got Legs, Fandango)
      1949 - George Willig, stuntman (climbed World Trade Center in 1977)
      1949 - Tom Pryce, British racing driver (d. 1977)
      1949 - Benjamin Vasserman, Estonian graphic artist
      1950 - Graham Russell, Melbourne Australia, rock vocalist (Air Supply)
      1950 - Debbie "Pokey" Watson, US, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)
      1950 - Lindsey de Paul, singer
      1950 - Michael Swan, Palo Alto California, actor (Duncan-As The World Turns)
      1951 - Collis King, cricketer (WI all-rounder late 70s)
      1951 - Jan Fransen, Dutch MP (VVD)
      1951 - Maren Seidler, Bkln NY, shot putter (Olympics-11th-1968)
      1951 - Mark D Siljander, (Rep-R-MI, 1981- )
      1951 - Mithra Wettimuny, cricketer (brother of Sidath 2 Tests for SL v NZ 1983)
      1951 - Yasumasa Morimura, Japanese appropriation artist
      1952 - Donnie Van Zant, rock vocalist (.38 Special)
      1952 - Russell Hitchcock, Melbourne Australia, rock vocalist (Air Supply)
      1953 - Peter Bergman, actor (All My Children, Starland Vocal Band)
      1954 - Gary Fencik, NFL defensive back (Chicago Bears)
      1954 - John Dyson, cricketer (NSW & Australian opening batsman)
      1955 - Tony Allcock, bowler
      1955 - Yuriy Sedykh, Soviet hammer thrower
      1956 - Joe Montana, NFL quarterback (SF 49ers)
      1957 - Bruce Plummer, Seattle Wash, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 West Coast)
      1957 - Jamaaladeen Tacuma, American musician
      1958 - Deborah Vidal, Ponce Puerto Rico, LPGA golfer (1994 Oldsmobile-19th)
      1959 - Hugh Laurie [James Hugh Calum Laurie], Oxford, English actor (Strapless, Dr Gregory House-House)
      1961 - Caroline Quentin, English actress
      1961 - María Barranco, Spanish actress
      1962 - Michael Kenny, WLAF offensive assistant (Scottish Claymores)
      1962 - Erika Salumäe, Estonian cyclist, Olympian
      1963 - Max Stevens, Millmeran QLD, Australasia golfer
      1963 - Tommy Barnhardt, NFL punter (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers, TB Bucs)
      1963 - Bruce Kimball, American diver
      1963 - Sandra Schmirler, Canadian curler (d. 2000)
      1964 - Kim Gallagher, Phila, 800m runner (Olympic-silver-1984)
      1964 - Jean Alesi, French Formula One driver
      1965 - Anthony Painter, Milton NSW, Australasia golfer
      1965 - Giola Bruno, rocker (Expose)
      1965 - Joe Cain, NFL linebacker (Chic Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
      1965 - Manuel Uribe Garza, morbidly obese Mexican
      1966 - Scott Mellanby, Montreal, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)
      1966 - Tiffany Cohen, Culver City California, swimmer (Olympic-2 gold-1984)
      1967 - Clare Carey, actress (Kelly Fox Rosebrock-Coach)
      1967 - John Doherty, pitcher
      1967 - Mario Chitarroni, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
      1968 - Staci Baldwin, Miss Washington USA (1996)
      1969 - Johan Hansma, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
      1969 - Nancy Blogg, Swiss dancer (Josephine)
      1969 - Peter Dinklage, American actor
      1969 - Steven Drozd, American drummer
      1969 - Matt McGrath, American actor
      1970 - Brock Marion, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys)
      1970 - Roman Kontsek, hockey forward (Team Slovakia 1998)
      1970 - William Selby, Monroeville MI, infielder (Boston Red Sox)
      1970 - Chris Rice, singer/songwriter
      1971 - Dion Foxx, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
      1971 - Duane Dmytryshyn, CFL receiver (Toronto Argonauts)
      1972 - Andrew Peterson, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
      1972 - Joe O'Brien, WLAF defensive tackle (Scottish Claymores)
      1973 - Lance Johnstone, defensive end (Oakland Raiders)
      1973 - Robby Kiger, Encino California, actor (Josh Fox-Crazy Like a Fox)
      1973 - Tony McKenzie, WLAF guard (London Monarchs)
      1974 - Emilee Klein, Santa Monica CA, LPGA golfer (1995 SAFECO Classic-2nd)
      1974 - Tanya Pogatchnik, Miss Montana USA (1996)
      1974 - Tatiana Ignatieva, Minsk Belarus, tennis star (1994 Futures-Sopot POL)
      1975 - Choi Ji Woo, South Korean actress and model
      1975 - Thomas Bimis, Greek diver
      1976 - Scott Guyton, Tokoroa NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)
      1976 - Tai Anderson, American musician (bass player for Third Day)
      1977 - Geoff Ogilvy, Australian golfer
      1977 - Ryan Dunn, American actor
      1977 - Shane Meier, Canadian actor
      1978 - Joshua Jackson, actor (Mighty Ducks)
      1978 - Leah Sexton, Miss Missouri Teen USA (1996)
      1978 - Ujjwala Raut, Indian supermodel
      1980 - Yhency Brazoban, Dominican born baseball player
      1981 - Emiliano Moretti, Italian footballer
      1982 - Eldar Rønning, Norwegian cross-country skier
      1982 - Johnny Candido, American professional wrestler
      1982 - Joey Graham, American basketball player
      1982 - Steven Graham, American basketball player
      1982 - Diana Taurasi, American basketball player
      1983 - José Reyes, Dominican baseball player
      1983 - Chuck Hayes, American basketball player
      1984 - Vagner Love, Brazilian footballer
      1984 - Andy Lee, Irish Boxer
      1985 - Anja Rubik, Polish supermodel
      1985 - Chris Trousdale, American pop singer and dancer
      1985 - Josh Ramsay, Canada, singer-songwriter (Marianas Trench)
      1986 - Brighton Hertford, actress (BJ Jones-General Hospital)
      Actor Shia LaBeoufActor Shia LaBeouf (1986) 1986 - Shia LaBeouf, Los Angeles, California, American actor (Disturbia, Transformers)
      1987 - TiA, Japanese R&B singer
      1988 - Yui Aragaki, Japanese actress and model
      1989 - Jeff Linton Osbourne, son of Jeffrey & Sheri
      1994 - Ivana Baquero, Spanish actress
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

      12th June

      1107 - Emperor Gaozong of China (d. 1187)
      1468 - Juan del Encina, composer
      1519 - Cosimo I de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany and art patron of Florence (d. 1574)
      1526 - Marc-Antoine de Muret, composer
      1577 - Paul Guldin, Swiss astronomer and mathematician (d. 1643)
      1599 - Jan W van Brederode, governor (Hertogenbosch)/fieldmarshal
      1659 - Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Japanese samurai (d. 1719)
      1771 - Patrick Gass, Falling Springs PA, sgt of Lewis & Clark Expedition
      1775 - Karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (d. 1851)
      1777 - Robert Clark, American politician (d. 1837)
      1795 - John Marston Jr, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1885
      1798 - Samuel Cooper, Sect of War/General (Confederate Army), died in 1876
      1802 - Harriet Martineau, controversial journalist, political economist, abolitionist and life-long feminist (d. 1876)
      1806 - John A. Roebling, German-America civil engineer (Brooklyn Bridge) (d. 1869)
      1812 - Edmond Hébert, French geologist (d. 1890)
      1819 - Charles Kingsley, [Parson Lot], Engl vicar/historian (Westward Ho!)
      1821 - Henry Moses Judah, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1866
      1825 - John Cook, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1910
      1827 - Johanna Spyri, Swiss author (d. 1901)
      1829 - Johanna Spyri, Switzerland, writer (Heidi)
      1842 - Rikard Nordraak, composer
      1851 - Oliver Joseph Lodge, England, early radio pioneer
      1857 - Achille Simonetti, composer
      1861 - William Attewell, English cricketer (d. 1927)
      1874 - Willem Louis Frederic Landre, composer
      1875 - Sam De Grasse, Canadian actor (d. 1953)
      1876 - Narciso Garay, composer
      1877 - Thomas C Hart, US admiral (Asiatic fleet)
      1878 - James O Curwood, US, journalist/writer (Kazan the wolfdog)
      1881 - Juan de Hernandez, composer
      1885 - Werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle)
      1888 - Zygmunt Janiszewski, Polish mathematician (d. 1920)
      1890 - Egon Schiele, Austrian painter/graphic artist
      1892 - John Donald Robb, composer
      1892 - Djuna Barnes, American author (d. 1982)
      1893 - Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor/radio play director (Paul Vlaanderen)
      1897 - Alexandre Tansman, Lodz Poland, composer (Dyptique)
      1897 - Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon (C), British PM (1955-57)
      1900 - Amadeo Roldan, composer
      1900 - Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Sonna)
      1902 - Hendrik J Elias, Flemish historian/(mayor-Ghent)
      1903 - Emmett Hardy, American musician (d. 1925)
      1904 - Eino Roiha, composer
      1905 - Ray Barbuti, American athlete (d. 1988)
      1906 - Sandro Penna, Italian poet (d. 1977)
      1907 - Giorgio Nataletti, composer
      1908 - Max Tailleur, adjudant to Prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist
      1908 - Ronald Selby Wright, minister
      1908 - Alphonse Ouimet, Canadian TV pioneer and president of the CBC (d. 1988)
      1908 - Marina Semenova, Russian ballerina
      1909 - Archie Bleyer, Corona NY, orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey)
      1909 - Mansel Treharne Thomas, composer
      1910 - Bill Naughton, English playwright (d. 1992)
      1911 - Milovan Djilas, Yugoslavia, writer/politician (New Class)
      1912 - Eddie Williams, blues/Jazz Bassist
      1912 - Mary Lavin MacDonald Scott, author
      1912 - Russell "Lucky" Hayden, Chico California, actor (Judge Roy Bean)
      1912 - Jameel Jalibi, Pakistani scholar, writer, and Urdu linguist
      1913 - Jean Victor Allard, Canadian army general (d. 1996)
      1914 - Peter Lancelot Williams, dance journalist
      1914 - William Lundigan, Syracuse NY, actor (Climax)
      1914 - Bill Kenny, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, singer (The Bill Kenny Show), (d. 2012)
      1915 - David Rockefeller, CEO (Chase Manhattan Bank)
      1915 - Christopher Mayhew, British politician (d. 1997)
      1916 - Irwin Allen, NYC, director (Land of the Giants, Poseidon Adventure)
      1916 - Ivan Tors, TV producer (Sea Hunt, Flipper)
      1917 - Priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic & Old Lace)
      1918 - Samuel Z. Arkoff, American film producer (d. 2001)
      1919 - Uta Hagen, Germany, actress (Boys From Brazil)/teaches acting
      1919 - Vera Hruba Ralston, Czech, actress (Dakota, Accused of Murder)
      1920 - Peter Jones, England, actor (From a Bird's Eye View)
      1920 - Dave Berg, American cartoonist (d. 2002)
      1920 - Jim Siedow, American actor (d. 2003)
      1921 - H C Artmann, writer
      1921 - Hendrik J Witteveen, economist/minister of finance/director (IMF)
      1921 - James Houston, Toronto, author/filmmaker (Tikta'Liktak)
      1921 - Christopher Derrick, British writer (d. 2007)
      1922 - Leif Thybo, composer
      1923 - Marta Pan, Hungarian/French sculptor (Great spiral)
      1924 - George Herbert Walker Bush, MA, 43 VP (1981-89) 41st Pres (R, 1989-93)
      1926 - Jackie Pallo, English professional wrestler (d. 2006)
      1927 - Henry Slesar, Brooklyn NY, headwriter (Edge of Night)
      1927 - Timir Pinegin, Moscow, Russia, sailor (Olympic gold 1960), (d. 2013)
      1928 - Michael Wishart, artist
      1928 - Richard Sherman, composer/lyricist (Mary Poppins)
      1928 - Vic Damone, [Vito Farinola], Bkln, singer (Street Where You Live)
      1929 - Anne Frank, Holland, Nazi victim/diarist (Diary of Anne Frank)
      1929 - Brigid Brophy, novelist/campaigner
      1930 - Barbara Harris, 1st US Episcopal female bishop
      1930 - Hans Koetsier, Dutch sculptor (KLM-Schiphol)
      1930 - Jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener of 50s)
      1930 - Donald Byrne, American chess player (d. 1976)
      1930 - Jim Nabors, American actor
      1930 - Innes Ireland, Scottish racing driver (d. 1993)
      1932 - Jim Nabors, Sylacauga Al, actor/singer (Gomer Pyle)
      1932 - Mamo Wolde, Ethiopia, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1968)
      1932 - Rona Jaffe, novelist (Mazes & Monsters)
      1933 - Eddie Adams, American photographer, won Pulitzer Prize (d. 2004)
      1934 - John A. Alonzo, American cinematographer (d. 2001)
      1935 - Christoph Meckel, writer
      1935 - Ian Craig, cricketer (prodigious Australian bat of 50's)
      1936 - Bill Zeliff, (Rep-R-NH)
      1937 - Vladimir Arnold, Russian mathematician
      1937 - Antal Festetics, Austrian biologist
      1938 - Tom Oliver, Australian actor
      1939 - Francis X McCloskey, (Rep-D-Indiana, 1983- )
      1939 - GAI Schuijt, Dutch jurist (information law)
      1939 - Geoff Griffin, cricketer (S Afr quick, hat-trick & chuck v Eng 1960)
      1941 - Chick Corea, Chelsea Mass, jazz pianist (Delhpi I, Toy Dance)
      1941 - Lucille Roybal-Allard, (Rep-D-California)
      1941 - Roy Harper, Manchester, rocker (Folkjokeopus)
      1941 - Reg[inald] Presley, [Ball], rock vocalist (Troggs-Wild Thing), (d. 2013)
      1941 - Marv Albert, NYC, "Yes!" sportscaster (NBC-TV)/back biter
      1941 - Roy Harper, English musician
      1942 - Len Barry, [Leonard Borisoff], Philadelphia, American rocker (1-2-3-Dovells)
      1942 - Bert Sakmann, German physiologist, Nobel laureate
      1944 - Howard Cowart, rocker
      1944 - Linda Foster, Lancaster England, actress (Doris-Hank)
      1944 - Maurice Jackson, US singer (Independents-Leaving You)
      1945 - Alfred Antony Francis Gell, social anthropologist
      1945 - James Naughton, US, actor (Trauma Center) [7/6/46]-
      1945 - Terry Anderson, Sydney NSW Aust, US rapid fire pistol (Olympic-80, 96)
      1946 - Harry Glasper, English writer
      1947 - Ronald J Freeman II, Elizabeth NJ, 4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1968)
      1948 - Barry Bailey, Doraville Ga, rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
      1948 - Norbert Phillip, cricketer (WI pace bowler late 70s)
      1948 - Hans Binder, Austrian racing driver
      1949 - Yuri Michaylovich Baturin, Russian cosmonaut (SK:Soyuz TM-28)
      1949 - Marc Tardif, Canadian ice hockey player
      1951 - Alan Dysert, Danville Ill, actor (Sean Cudahy-All My Children)
      1951 - Bun E Carlos, [Brad Carlson], rock drummer (Cheap Trick-Dream Police)
      1951 - Brad Delp, guitarist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)
      1951 - Dean Unruh, Riverton Wyoming, WLAF offensive line coach (Rhein Fire)
      1951 - Andranik Margaryan, 14th Prime Minister of Armenia (d. 2007)
      1952 - Dale Krantz, singer (Rossington-Collins Band)
      1952 - Oliver Knussen, Glasgow Scotland, composer (Chicara)
      1952 - Seigfried Brietzke, German DR, coxless rower (Oly-gold-1972, 76, 80)
      1952 - Pete Farndon, English musician (The Pretenders) (d. 1983)
      1952 - Spencer Abraham, Secretary of Energy under George W. Bush
      1953 - Grace Jones, Kingston Jamacia (she claims but actually 5/19/48)
      1953 - Rebecca Holden, Austin Tx, actress (April-Knight Rider)
      1953 - Rocky Burnette, Memphis, rock vocalist (Towing the Line)
      1953 - Allan Weiner, American radio station owner
      1954 - Tineke Schouten, Dutch TV host
      1954 - Neil Oatley, English engineer
      1956 - Terry Alderman, cricketer (prolific Australian medium-pacer 1981-91)
      1957 - Javed Miandad, cricketer (Pakistan batsman Got a kick out of Lillee)
      1957 - Jim Morris, impressionist/comedian (Ronald Reagan, George Bush)
      1957 - Timothy Busfield, East Lansing Mich, actor (Elliot-30 Something)
      1958 - Fernando "Frank" Caldeiro, Buenos Aires Arg, astronaut
      1958 - Rebecca Holden, American actress and singer
      1959 - Jalal-ud-din, cricketer (Pakistani paceman, ODI hat-trick v Aust 1982)
      1959 - Jenilee Harrison, Glendale California, actress (Cindy-3's Company, Dallas)
      1959 - Kenneth D Herdigein, Suriname/Dutch actor (Say A)
      1959 - Scott Thompson, comedian (Kids in the Hall, Larry Sanders Show)
      1959 - Steve Bauer, St Catharines Ontario, cyclist (Olympics-silver-84, 96)
      1959 - John Linnell, American musician (They Might Be Giants)
      1959 - Jervis Johnson, Games Designer for Games Workshop, Nottingham
      1960 - Mark John Calcavecchia, Laurel NE, PGA golfer (1987 Honda Classic)
      1961 - Rod Latham, cricketer (NZ opening batsman)
      1961 - Jim Goad, American author
      1962 - Ally Sheedy, [Alexandria], NYC, actress (Wargames, Breakfast Club)
      1962 - Michael Link, Provo Utah, actor (Earl-Julia)
      1962 - Paul Clark, English musician (The Bolshoi)
      1962 - John Enos III, American actor
      1963 - Philippa June Baker, Wanganui NZ, double scull rower (Olympics-96)
      1963 - Warwick Capper, Australian rules footballer
      1963 - Tim DeKay, American actor
      1963 - Jerry Lynn, American professional wrestler
      1963 - Johnny Weiss, American professional wrestler
      1963 - Philippe Bugalski, French rally driver
      1964 - Paula Marshall, Rockville MD, actress (Lindsay Sutton-Chicago Sons)
      1964 - Peter Such, cricketer (England off-spinner 1993-)
      1964 - Derek Higgins, Irish racing driver
      1965 - Cathy Tyson, Liverpool England, actress (Serpant & Rainbow)
      1965 - Cindy Lee Berryhill, US singer/songwriter (Baby)
      1965 - Gwen Torrence, Lithonia GA, 100m/200m/400m (Olympics-2 gold-92, 96)
      1965 - Filip Topol, Czech musician and writer
      1965 - Vicky Vette, Norwegian-born adult film actress
      1967 - Neil Maxwell, cricketer (all-rounder for Fiji 1990, Victoria & NSW)
      1967 - Frances O'Connor, Australian actress
      1967 - Icíar Bollaín, Spanish actress, director and writer
      1968 - Patty Armstrong, Torrance California, diver (Olympics-96)
      1968 - Scott Aldred, Flint MI, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)
      1968 - Sherry Stringield, actress (ER)
      1968 - Bobby Sheehan, American musician (Blues Traveler) (d. 1999)
      1969 - Kevin Turner, NFL fullback (Philadelphia Eagles)
      1969 - Mathieu Schneider, NYC, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders, Toronto)
      1969 - Zsolt Daczi, Hungarian guitarist (Omen, Bikini) (d. 2007)
      1970 - Damon Buford, Baltimore MD, outfielder (Texas Rangers)
      1970 - Lee Mayberry, NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks, Vancouver Grizzlies)
      1970 - Gordon Michael Woolvett, Canadian actor
      1971 - Florencia Labat, Buenos Aires Argentina, tennis star (1992 Austrian)
      1971 - Iwan Tomasz, soccer player (Roda JC, Feyenoord)
      1971 - Mark Henry, Silsbee TX, 238+lbs (108+kg) weightlift (Oly-14th-92, 96)
      1971 - Phillip Bobo, WLAF receiver (Amsterdam Admirals)
      1971 - Ryan Klesko, Westminster CA, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)
      1971 - Stephanie Thater, Kirkwood Mo, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)
      1971 - Thomas Bailey, WLAF wide receiver (Rhein Fire)
      1972 - Inger Miller, LA California, 100m runner
      1972 - Nathalie Baudone, Rocurt Belgium, tennis star (3rd round 1995 US Open)
      1972 - Patrick van Diemen, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, NEC)
      1972 - Scott Dawes, Australian baseball catcher (Olympics-1996)
      1972 - Bounty Killer, Jamaican deejay
      1973 - Hanna Riikka Nieminen, ice hockey right wing (Finland, Oly-98)
      1973 - Jason Caffey, NBA forward (Chicago Bulls)
      1973 - Rick Plum, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC, MVV)
      1973 - Takis Fyssas, Greek footballer
      1973 - Darryl White, Australian rules footballer
      1974 - Kerry Kittles, NBA guard (NJ Nets)
      1974 - Vanessa Baker, Australia, diver (Olympics-96)
      1974 - Hideki Matsui, Japanese baseball player
      1975 - Ryan Tucker, NFL center (St Louis Rams)
      1975 - Scott Ferrier, Australia, high jumper/decathlete (Olympics-96)
      1976 - Kristin Alicia Beall Ludecke, Eustis Fla, Miss America-Florida (1996)
      1976 - Thomas Sørensen, Danish footballer
      1977 - Andrea Schwartz, Winnipeg Manitoba, 200m butterfly (Olympics-96)
      1977 - Kenny Wayne Shepherd, American blues-rock guitarist
      1978 - Shiloh Strong, actor (Maybe This Time, House of Cards)
      1978 - DJ Qualls, American model and actor
      1979 - Wil Horneff, Englewood NJ, actor (Ghost in the Machine, Sandlot)
      1979 - Dallas Clark, American football player
      1980 - Larry Foote, American football player
      1980 - Marco Bortolami, Italian rugby union player
      1981 - Adriana Lima, Brazilian supermodel
      1982 - Loïc Duval, French racing driver
      1982 - Ben Blackwell, American musician
      1982 - Jason David, American football player
      1983 - Josh Dies, American author and musician (Showbread)
      1983 - Bryan Habana, South African rugby player
      1983 - Christine Sinclair, Canadian soccer player
      1985 - Blake Ross, American software developer
      1985 - Tasha-Ray Evin, Canadian musician (Lillix)
      1985 - Kendra Wilkinson, American Playboy bunny/Playmate/Television Personality
      1985 - Sam Thaiday, Australian professional rugby league player
      1985 - Chris Young, American musician
      1992 - Allie DiMeco American musician and actress (The Naked Brothers Band)
      1992 - Philippe Coutinho, Brazilian football player
      1992 - Ryan Malgarini, American actor
      1997 - William Cuddy, Canadian actor
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

      13th June

      40 - Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman general and Governor of Britain, conquered Wales and Northern England
      823 - Charles II, the Bald, King of France (843-77)/emperor (875-77)
      1539 - Jost/Jobst/Jodocus Amman, Swiss cartoonist/graphic artist/illustrator
      1592 - Tobias Michael, composer
      1627 - Fidel Molitor, composer
      1649 - Adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic (d. 1706)
      1701 - Angelo Antonio Caroli, composer
      1736 - Henryk Klein, composer
      1752 - Fanny Burney, England, author (Camille, Evelina)
      1757 - Christian Ludwig Dieter, composer
      1761 - Anton Wranitzky, composer
      1763 - Jose B de Andrada e Silva, premier of Brazil
      1765 - Anton Eberl, composer
      1773 - Thomas Young, British philologist/physician (light interference)
      1775 - Antoni Radziwiłł, Polish-Lithuanian politician and musician (d. 1833)
      1786 - Winfield Scott, army general (Union)/presidential candidate
      1790 - Jose Antonio Peez, president of Venezuela
      1795 - Thomas Arnold, English educator/historian (History of Rome)
      1806 - Bernard ter Haar, Dutch vicar/poet/church historian
      1809 - George Philip St Cooke, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1895
      1820 - WF Hendrik, the Navigator, prince of the Netherlands/admiral
      1821 - Albert, duc de Broglie, France, premier (1873-74, 1977)
      1821 - Navy Gustavus Vasa Fox, Asst Secy (Union), died in 1883
      1822 - Carl Schmidt, German chemist (d. 1884)
      1823 - Gustave Paul Cluseret, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1900
      1824 - Julius Eichberg, composer
      1825 - Benjamin Jefferson Hill, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1880
      1827 - Alberto Henschel, German-Brazilian photographer and businessman (d. 1882)
      1829 - Antonio Zamara, composer
      1831 - James Clerk Maxwell, Scotish physicist (electromagnetic theory, speed of light)
      1854 - Charles Algernon Parsons, British inventor (steam turbine)
      1863 - Josef Venantius von Woss, composer
      1863 - Lady Lucy Duff Gordon, English fashion designer (d. 1935)
      1864 - Rudolf Kjellén, Swedish political scientist (d. 1922)
      1864 - Dwight B. Waldo, American educator and historian (d. 1939)
      1865 - William Butler Yeats, Ireland, poet (Wild Swans at Coole-Nobel 1923)
      1866 - Lambertus Zijl, sculptor (Trade scholarship)
      1869 - Ede Poldini, composer
      1874 - Leopoldo Lugones, Argentina, writer
      1875 - Max d' Ollone, composer
      1876 - William Sealey Gosset, English chemist, statistician (d. 1937)
      1879 - George Gunn, cricketer (elegant English batsman 1907-30)
      1879 - Johannes G Geelkerken, Dutch reformed vicar
      1884 - Anton Drexler, founder of the German Worker's Party (d. 1942)
      1884 - Gerald Gardner, British occultist (d. 1964)
      1884 - Etienne Gilson, French philosopher (d. 1978)
      1887 - Bruno Frank, writer
      1888 - Fernando A Nogueira de Seabra Pessoa, Portuguese poet
      1891 - Nell Craig, NJ, actress (Calling Dr Kildare, Queen of Sheba)
      1892 - Basil Rathbone, Johannesburg South Africa, actor (Sherlock Holmes)
      1893 - Dorothy Leigh Sayers, England, novelist (9 Taylors)
      1894 - Isaak E Babel, Russian writer (Konarmija, Marija) [or Jul 13]
      1894 - Jacques-Henri Lartigue, France, photographer
      1894 - Mark van Doren, Ill, author (Happy Critic, Transients)
      1894 - Dr. Leo Kanner, Austrian-American physician (d. 1981)
      1897 - Paavo Johannes Nurmi, Finland, 5K runner (Olympic-gold-1920/24/28)
      1898 - Eva J C Beck, actress (Resurrection)
      1899 - Carlos Chavez, Mexico City, conductor/composer (Sinfonia India)
      1900 - Ian Hunter, Capetown South Africa, actor (Dr Blood's Coffin, White Unicorn)
      1901 - Lode Zielens, Flemish author/journalist (Obscure Blood)
      1901 - Tage F Erlander, Swedish premier (1946-69)
      1903 - Harold "Red" Grange, "Galloping Ghost" of football (Illinois Bears)
      1903 - Philipp Kutev, composer
      1905 - Doc Cheatham, jazz musician
      1905 - Kumar Shri Duleepsinhji, cricketer (England 1929-31)
      1906 - Bruno de Finetti, Italian mathematician (d. 1985)
      1910 - Mary Whitehouse, British campaigner (d. 2001)
      1910 - Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, Galician writer (d. 1999)
      1910 - Mary Wickes, American actress (d. 1995)
      1911 - Albert Cleage, famous African
      1911 - Luis W Alvarez, physicist (Nobel-1968) [or Jan 17]
      1912 - Mary Wickes, St Louis Mo, actress (Dennis the Menace, Julia, Doc)
      1912 - Hector de Saint-Denys Garneau, French Canadian poet (d. 1943)
      1913 - Ralph Edwards, Merino Colo, TV host (This is Your Life)
      1913 - Etienne Leroux, major Afrikaans author.
      1915 - J Donald Budge, US tennis player (1st to hold world's 4 major titles)
      1916 - Mary Wickes, character actress (Sister Act)
      1918 - Ben Johnson, Foraker Oklahoma, actor (Chisum, Battle Force, Dillinger), (d. 1996)
      1918 - Helmut Lent, German night fighter pilot (d. 1944)
      1919 - Leif Kayser, composer
      1920 - Eiji Okada, actor (Traffic Jam, Yakuza, Ugly American)
      1920 - Knut Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948)
      1922 - Mel Parnell [Melvin], New Orleans, Louisiana, Major League Baseball pitcher (Boston Red Socks, 1947-56), (d. 2012)
      1924 - Percy Rodrigues, Montreal Quebec, actor (Brainwaves)
      1925 - Hans Fellner, bookseller
      1926 - Geoffrey Finsberg, politician
      1926 - Paul Lynde, Mt Vernon Ohio, comedian (Uncle Arthur-Bewitched)
      1927 - Knut Wiggen, composer
      1928 - Jean Villain, writer
      1928 - John Forbes Nash, American mathematician, Nobel laureate
      1929 - Alan Civil, English French horn player (d. 1989)
      1929 - Ralph McQuarrie, Gary, Indiana, conceptual designer (Star Wars, E.T.), (d. 2012)
      1930 - Ryszard Kukliński, Polish colonel (d. 2004)
      1931 - Lachlan Macleay, USAF/pilot
      1931 - Irvin D. Yalom, psychotherapist,Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University
      1933 - Bob Litty, US
      1933 - Tom King, British politician
      1934 - Lady Annabel Goldsmith, English socialite
      1935 - Aleksandr Alekseyevich Kiselyov, Russia, cosmonaut
      1935 - Christo [Javacheff], Bulgaria, artist, wrapper (Running Fence)
      1935 - Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebonnt, French artist
      1935 - Samak Sundaravej, Thai 25th Prime Minister (former)
      1937 - Eleanor Holmes Norton, Wash DC, lawyer/(Rep-D-DC)
      1938 - Carole Jo Callison, LPGA golfer
      1938 - Gwynne Howell, British opera singer
      1938 - Peter Michael, English electronic manufacturer (UEI, Paintbox)
      1939 - Don "Sugarcane" Harris, rocker/actor (Soup for 1, Greeased Lightning)
      1939 - Tom Cheek, American baseball player (d. 2005)
      1940 - Bobby Freeman, SF, rocker (Do You Want to Dance)
      1941 - Robert Forester, Rochester NY, actor (Banyon, Nakia)
      1941 - Tom Hallick, Buffalo NY, actor (Search)
      1941 - Esther Ofarim, Israeli singer
      1941 - Marcel Lachemann, American baseball player
      1942 - James Carr, US, gospel singer (To Love Somebody)
      1943 - Edward Skorek, Poland, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1976)
      1943 - Malcolm McDowell, Leeds England, actor (Clockwork Orange, Caligula)
      1944 - Joe Amato, NHRA top fuel drag racing champion (1991)
      1945 - Ronald J Grabe, NYC, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 51-J, 30, 42, 57)
      1945 - Whitley Strieber, American author
      1946 - Danny Klein, rocker
      1947 - Daniel P A "Danie" Schutte, South African underminister of Justice
      1947 - Jerrold Nadler, (Rep-D-NY)
      1947 - Peter Holm, boyfriend of Joan Collins
      1948 - Garnet Bailey, Canadian ice hockey player and executive (d. 2001)
      1948 - Joe Roth, American executive, producer and film director
      1949 - Dennis Locorriere, Union City NJ, rock guitarist (Dr Hook)
      1950 - Michael Stark, Australian actor
      1950 - Gerd Zewe, German footballer
      1951 - Jonathan Hogan, Chicago IL, actor (House on Carroll St)
      1951 - Liz Phillips, composer
      1951 - Richard Thomas, New York City, American actor (John Boy-Waltons, Last Summer, Johnny Belinda)
      1951 - Stellan Skarsgard, Swedish actor (Breaking the Waves)
      1952 - Tony Bruno, American talkshow host
      1952 - Jean-Marie Dedecker, Belgian politician and former judoka
      1953 - Bo Donaldson (Billy Don't Be a Hero)
      1954 - Bo [Robert] Donaldson, rock vocalist (Billy Don't Be a Hero)
      1954 - Daniel Seemiller, Pitts, US Olympic table tennis player (Olympic-92)
      1954 - Jorge Santana, rocker (Malo)
      1954 - Andrzej Lepper, Polish politician
      1954 - Rita Cadillac, Brazilian dancer
      1955 - Alan Hansen, Scottish football pundit
      1959 - Steve Georganas, Australian politician
      1962 - Hannah Storm, sports journalist (CNN, NBC)
      1962 - Karen Kurreck, Urbana Ill, cyclist (Olympics-96)
      1962 - Mark Frankel, actor (Leon the Pig Farmer)
      1962 - Davey Hamilton, American racing driver
      1963 - Bettina Bunge, Switz, tennis player (Virginia Slims of California 1983)
      1963 - Catarina Lindqvist, Sweden, tennis player (Swedish Open 1986)
      1963 - Edward Sturing, soccer player (Vitesse)
      1963 - Jeff Brehaut, Mountain View CA, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Alabama-3rd)
      1963 - Josef Heiss, Garmisch GER, hockey goaltender (Team Germany 1998)
      1963 - Randy Gilhen, Zweibrucken Ger, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
      1963 - Paul De Lisle, American musician (Smash Mouth)
      1964 - Jennifer Gillom, WNBA center/forward (Phoenix Mercury/Oly-gold-1988)
      1964 - Sarunas Marciulionis, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
      1964 - Christian Wilhelm Berger, Romanian composer
      1965 - Maninder Singh, cricketer (Indian leftarm spinner in 35 Tests 1982-93)
      1965 - Infanta Cristina, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca
      1965 - Lukas Ligeti, Austrian composer and drummer
      1966 - Thyme Lewis, SF California, actor (Jonah-Days of our Lives)
      1966 - Grigori Perelman, Russian mathematician
      1966 - Naoki Hattori, Japanese racing driver
      1967 - Darren Baker, Chambersburg PA, cyclist (Olympics-96)
      1968 - Bruce Beaton, CFL corner (Montreal Alouettes)
      1968 - Deniece Peterson, rocker (5 Star-Silk & Steel)
      1968 - David Gray, British musician
      1968 - Fabio Baldato, Italyan cyclist
      1969 - Jamie Walters, actor/singer (Heights, Beverly Hills 90210, Shout)
      1969 - Robert Harris, NFL defensive end (NY Giants)
      1969 - Søren Nystrøm Rasted
      1969 - Svetlana Krivelyova, Russian athlete
      1970 - Chris Cairns, cricketer (son of Lance, NZ all-rounder)
      1970 - Lance Ringnald, Des Moines Iowa, US gymnist (Olympic-92)
      1970 - Shaun Young, cricketer (Tasmanian all-rounder, Young Aust 1995)
      1970 - Rivers Cuomo, American musician (Weezer)
      1970 - Mikael Ljungberg, Swedish wrestler (d. 2004)
      1971 - Broderick nonuplets, Sydney Australia
      1971 - David Mendenhall, actor (Over the Top, Space Raiders, Witchfire)
      1971 - Lauri Marie Gapp, Miss USA-North Dakota (1997)
      1972 - Sale Isaia, OL (Baltimore Ravens)
      1972 - Natalie MacMaster, Canadian musician
      1973 - Ines Gorrochategui, Cordoba Arg, tennis star (1991 Futures-Brindisi)
      1973 - Kano Hills, tackle (New Orleans Saints)
      1973 - Sam Adams, NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
      1973 - Ville Laihiala, Finnish musician (Sentenced, Poisonblack)
      1973 - Kasia Kowalska, Polish pop rock singer
      1974 - Elli Overton, Canada, Australian swimmer (Olympics-5th-92, 96)
      1974 - Harvey Esajas, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)
      1974 - Valeri Bure, Moscow Russia, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens, Oly-S-98)
      1974 - Selma Björnsdóttir, Icelandic singer
      1974 - Steve-O, American television personality
      1974 - Brande Roderick, American actress
      1974 - Takahiro Sakurai, Japanese voice actor
      1975 - Dave Roche, Lindsay, NHL left wing (Pitts Penguins)
      1975 - Johannes Grenzfurthner, Austrian artist, writer, curator and director
      1975 - Riccardo Scimeca, English footballer
      1976 - Kym Marsh, English singer, actress, & T.V. presenter
      1976 - Jason 'J' Brown, English Singer
      1977 - Alexei Kariozhny, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Oly-98)
      1978 - Allison Dickey, Miss Iowa Teen USA (1996)
      1978 - Ethan Embry, American actor
      1978 - Mathis Künzler, Swiss actor
      1978 - Mikako Ichikawa, Japanese actress and model
      1979 - Nila Håkedal, Norwegian beach volleyball player
      1980 - Florent Malouda, French footballer
      1980 - Markus Winkelhock, German racing driver
      1980 - Darius Vassell, English footballer
      1980 - Sarah Connor, German singer
      1981 - Chris Evans, American actor
      1981 - David Madden, 4th-ranked Jeopardy! champion of all-time
      1982 - Kenenisa Bekele, Ethiopian athlete
      1983 - Matt Allison, British racing driver
      1983 - Jason Spezza, Canadian hockey player
      1984 - Nery Castillo, Mexican-Uruguayan footballer
      1985 - Raz-B, American singer (B2K)
      1985 - Danny Syvret, Canadian ice hockey player
      1985 - Filipe Albuquerque, Portuguese racing driver
      1986 - Ashley Fuller Olsen, twin actress (Michelle-Full House)
      1986 - Mary Kate Olsen, twin actress (Michelle-Full House)
      1986 - Kat Dennings, American actress
      1989 - Lisa Tucker, American singer
      1990 - Aaron Johnson, British actor
      1992 - Tyler Davison, was world's smallest baby at 6 inches, 11 ounces
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

      14th June

      1479 - Giglio Gregorio Giraldi, Italian poet (d. 1552)
      1529 - Ferdinand, archduke (Austria)/mayor (Bohemia)
      1657 - Cornelis Cruys, [Niels Olsen Creutz], Norwegian/Dutch admiral
      1691 - Jan Francisci, composer
      1730 - Antonio Maria Gasparo Giaccino Sacchini, composer [or Jul 23 1734]
      1736 - Charles-Augustin de Coulomb, physicist (formulated Coulomb's Law)
      1760 - Candido Jose Ruano, composer
      1763 - Johannes Simon Mayr, composer
      1769 - Dominique Della-Maria, composer
      1796 - Nikolai Brashman, Russian mathematician (d. 1866)
      1801 - Heber C. Kimball, American religious leader (d. 1868)
      1805 - Robert Anderson, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1871
      1811 - Harriet Beecher Stowe, author (Uncle Tom's Cabin)
      1812 - Fernando Wood, New York City mayor (d. 1881)
      1819 - Henry J. Gardner, 23rd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1892)
      1820 - John Bartlett, US, editor (compiled Familiar Quotations)
      1821 - Jozef Lies, Flemish painter
      1835 - Nikolay Rubinstein, composer
      1836 - Thomas Wilberforce Egan, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
      1844 - Edouard Naville, Swiss egyptologist
      1854 - Frederik Rung, composer
      1855 - Robert Marion La Follette, Wisconsin, pres candidate (Progressive)
      1856 - Andrey Markov, Russia, mathematician (Markov Chain)
      1864 - Alois Alzheimer, Germany, psychiatrist/pathologist (Alzheimer Disease)
      1865 - Auguste Jean Maria Charles Serieyx, composer
      1868 - Karl Landsteiner, Austria, immunologist/pathologist (Nobel 1930)
      1870 - Sophia of Prussia, consort of Constantine I of Greece (d. 1932)
      1871 - Jacob Ellehammer, Danish inventor (d. 1946)
      1874 - Edward Bowes, radio host (Major Bowes Amateur Hour)
      1877 - Jane Bathori, French mezzo-soprano (d. 1970)
      1882 - Ion Antonescu, fascist premier/dictator of Roemenia
      1882 - Michael Zadora, composer
      1883 - Lucien Cerfaux, Belgian bible expert
      1884 - John McCormack, Irish/US singer (Irish folksongs)
      1889 - Victor van Straelen, Flemish biologist/palaeontologist
      1890 - May Allison, American actress (d. 1989)
      1893 - Siggie Nordstrom, Swedish singer (The Nordstrom Sisters) (d. 1980)
      1894 - Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (d. 1924)
      1895 - Cliff Edwards, "Ukulele Ike", Hannibal Missouri, singer (54th Street Revue, When You Wish Upon a Star)
      1895 - Louis Finkelstein, US historian/theologist (Pharizees)
      1895 - Jack Adams, Canadian ice hockey player, coach and general manager (d. 1968)
      1899 - Kawabata Yasunari, Zen writer (Nobel Literature 1968)
      1900 - June Walker, IL, actress (War Nurse, Unforgiven)
      1903 - Arthur William Raynes McDonald, radar Pioneer/pilot
      1904 - Benno Ammann, composer
      1906 - Carl Esmond, Wien (Vienna) Austria, actor (Smash-Up)
      1906 - Gil Lamb, Minneapolis, actor (Hit Parade of 1947, Riding High)
      1906 - Margaret Bourke-White, photographer/innovator/correspondent
      1907 - René Char, French poet/painter
      1907 - Nicolas Bentley, British writer and illustrator (d. 1978)
      1907 - Chico Landi, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1989)
      1908 - John Scott Trotter, Charlotte NC, orchestra leader (George Gobel Show)
      1909 - Burl Ives, Hunt Ill, folk singer/actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof)
      1910 - Rudolf Kempe, Niederpoyritz Germany, conductor (Tonhalle Orch 1965-72)
      1912 - E Cuyler Hammond, scientist (1st to link smoking with lung cancer)
      1914 - Pauline Moore, American actress (d. 2001)
      1914 - Winifred Milius Lubell, New York, American illustrator and writer (The Outer Lands) (d. 2012)
      1916 - Geoffrey Goodwin, British professor of international relations
      1916 - Karl-Rudi Griesbach, composer
      1916 - Dorothy McGuire, Omaha, Nebraska, American actress (Old Yeller, Summer Magic)
      1917 - Al "Lash" LaRue, Gretna La, actor (Lash of the West, Wyatt Earp)
      1917 - Atle Selberg, Norwegian mathematician
      1918 - Carter Harman, composer
      1918 - Leroy T Walker, Atlanta Ga, US Olympic consultant (1960, 68, 72)
      1919 - Sam Wanamaker, Chic Ill, actor (Holocaust, Competition, Raw Deal)
      1919 - Gene Barry [Eugene Klass], New York City, New York, American actor (The Atomic City, Bat Masterson)
      1920 - Helmer-Rayner Sinisalo, composer
      1922 - Arthur Jacobs, musicologist
      1922 - Kevin Roche, Irish architect
      1923 - Donald Smith, cricketer (uneventful England opening batsman 1957)
      1923 - Jack Hayward, Brit financier (Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club)
      1923 - Theodore Bloomfield, composer
      1924 - Solouchin, writer
      1925 - Barbara Hammer Avedon, scriptwriter
      1925 - David Bache, designer
      1925 - Pierre Salinger, newsman (ABC)/press secretary (John Kennedy)
      1926 - Hermann Kant, writer
      1926 - Don Newcombe, baseball player
      1928 - Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Rosario, Argentine Marxist revolutionary and physician (Cuban Revolution)
      1929 - Alan Davidson, cricketer (mighty Australian lefty quick all-rounder)
      1929 - Cy Coleman, [Seymour Kaufman], songwriter (Witchcraft, Sweet Charity)
      1929 - Cy Coleman, American composer (d. 2004)
      1931 - Marla Gibbs, Chicago Ill, actress (Florence-Jeffersons, Mary-227)
      1932 - Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, composer
      1932 - Joe Arpaio, sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona
      1933 - Jerzy Kosinski, novelist (Painted Bird, Being There)
      1933 - Vladislav Rastorotsky, Soviet gymnastics coach
      1935 - Jan Nijland, cattle breeder/Dutch MP (CDA)
      1936 - Renaldo "Obie" Benson, singer (The Four Tops) (d. 2005)
      1936 - Irmelin Sandman Lilius, Finnish actor
      1937 - Jørgen Leth, Danish film director
      1939 - Steny H Hoyer, (Rep-D-MD, 1981- )
      1939 - John F. MacArthur, American evangelist
      1940 - Ben Davidson, LA California, actor (Rhino-Ball Four, Code R), (d. 2012)
      1940 - Bill Baker, (Rep-R-California)
      1940 - Jack Bannon, LA California, actor (Art-Lou Grant, Trauma Center)
      1940 - John Mizelle, composer
      1941 - John Edgar Widerman, US writer
      1943 - F James Sensenbrenner, (Rep-R-Wisconsin)
      1943 - Muff [Mervyn] Winwood, singer (Spencer Davis Group-Gimme Some Lovin)
      1943 - W J [Billy] Tauzin, (Rep-D-LA, 1980- )
      1943 - Harold Wheeler, American composer
      1943 - John Miles, British racing driver
      1944 - Laurie Colwin, American author (d. 1992)
      1944 - Joe Grifasi, American actor
      1945 - Rod Argent, rocker (She's Not There-Zombies, Hold Your Head Up-Argent)
      1946 - Donald Trump, billionaire/master builder (Trump Towers/Plaza/Castle)
      1946 - Ralph McAllister Ingersol II, NYC, newspaper publisher
      1947 - Barry Melton, American guitarist (Country Joe and the Fish)
      1949 - Alan White, English rock drummer (Yes, Ramshackled)
      1949 - Bob Frankston, programmer (VisiCalc)
      1949 - Rochelle Firestone, Kansas City MO, actress (Hellhole)
      1949 - Jimmy Lea, British musician (Slade)
      1949 - Harry Turtledove, American author
      1950 - Jeremy Sinden, actor (Chariots of Fire, Ascendancy, Harem)
      1950 - Rowan Williams, 104th Archbishop of Canterbury
      1951 - Paul Boateng, British politician
      1952 - Eddie Mekka, Worcester Mass, actor (Carmine-Laverne & Shirley)
      1952 - Jimmy Lea, England, rock bassist (Slade)
      1952 - Pat Summitt, American basketball coach
      1952 - Leon Wieseltier, American writer.
      1953 - David Thomas, US singer/songwriter (Pere Ubu)
      1953 - Janet Mackey, New Zealand politician
      1954 - Will Patton, Charleston SC, actor (No Way Out, Ballzaire the Cajun)
      1955 - Kim Lankford, Montebello California, actress (Gingers-Knots Landing)
      1955 - Larry Burrows, fictional character (Mr Destiny)
      1955 - Vince Evans, NFL quarterback (Oakland Raiders)
      1955 - Michael D. Duvall, California State Assemblyman
      1956 - Frederick Funk, Takoma Park MD, PGA golfer (1992 Shell Houston Open)
      1956 - King Diamond [Kim Petersen], Copenhagen, Denmark, heavy metal musician (Merciful Fate, King Diamond)
      1956 - Sam Irvin, American director and producer
      1958 - Brian David Willis, rock drummer (Quarterflash)
      1958 - Carina Persson, Stockholm Sweden, playmate (August, 1983)
      1958 - Eric Heiden, Madison, Wisconsin, US speed skater (5 Olympic gold medals 1980)
      1960 - Tonie Campbell, LA California, 100m hurdler (Olympic-bronze-1988)
      1961 - "Boy George" O'Dowd, androgynous vocalist & druggie (Culture Club)
      1961 - Grace Jackson, St Ann Jamaica, 200m runner (Olympic-silver-1988)
      1961 - Sam Perkins, NBA forward/center (Seattle Supersonics)
      1962 - Scott Radecic, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
      1963 - Chris DeGarmo, guitarist (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)
      1963 - James Patrick, Winnipeg, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
      1963 - Laurel Kean, Portland ME, LPGA golfer (1994 JAL Big Apple-17th)
      1964 - Jamie Dukes, NFL center (Arizona Cardinals)
      1964 - Randall Thompson, Halifax Nova Scotia, boxer (Olympics-96)
      1964 - Peter Gilliver, English lexicographer
      1966 - Ricky Siglar, NFL tackle (KC Chiefs, New Orleans Saints)
      1966 - Rod Stephens, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
      1966 - Traylor Howard, Orlando Fla, actress (Joy Byrnes-Boston Common)
      1967 - Ante Mise, Yugoslav soccer player (Hajduk Split/Vitesse)
      1967 - Dedrick Dodge, NFL safety (SF 49ers, Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
      1967 - Wendy Lian Williams, St Louis Mo, US diver (Olympic-bronze-88, 92)
      1967 - Kelly Nash, American radio personality
      1968 - Brian Wiggins, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers)
      1968 - Eric Murdock, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies, Miami Heat)
      1968 - Tony Smith, NBA guard (Miami Heat)
      1968 - Yasmine Bleeth, NYC, actress (Ryan's Hope, 1 Life to Live, Baywatch)
      1968 - Faizon Love, American actor
      1969 - Eric Desjardins, Rauyn Quebec, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Canada)
      1969 - Eugene Chung, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Indianapolis Colts)
      1969 - Steffi Graf, Bruhl West Germany, tennis player (Grand Slam 1988)
      1969 - Kyle Hebert, American voice actor
      1969 - MC Ren, American rapper
      1969 - Michael Gerber, American parody author
      1970 - Simone Fleurice Eden, Arcadia Ca, playmate (Feb, 1989)
      1970 - Todd Manning, fictional character (One Life to Live)
      1970 - Willie Beamon, NFL cornerback (NY Giants)
      1971 - Bruce Bowen, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)
      1971 - Fred Baxter, NFL tight end (NY Jets)
      1971 - Ramon Vega, former Swiss footballer
      1972 - Jeff Kysar, NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders)
      1972 - Rick Brunson, NBA guard (Portland Trailblazers)
      1972 - Matthias Ettrich, German computer scientist (KDE)
      1972 - Shaun Keaveny, British radio DJ
      1973 - Daniel Marsh, cricketer (son of Rod South Aust slow lefty since 1993)
      1973 - Michael Cade, NJ, actor (Sylvester Winkle-California Dreams)
      1973 - Sam Shade, NFL strong safety (Cin Bengals)
      1973 - Sami Kapanen, Vantaa Fin, NHL left wing (Whalers, Carolina, Oly-B-98)
      1973 - Stepfret Williams, wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
      1973 - Ceca Raznatovic, Serbian singer
      1974 - Rod Payne, corner (Cincinnati Bengals)
      1974 - Jang Jin-young, South Korean actress
      1974 - Phillip Rhys, British actor
      1975 - A J Mleczko, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
      1975 - Ryuji Miki, Japanese racing driver
      1975 - Chris Onstad, American cartoonist
      1975 - Bob Nanna, American musician (Braid, Hey Mercedes, The City on Film)
      1976 - Rita Carvalho, Miss Universe-Portugal (1996)
      1976 - Alan Carr, British Stand-up comedian, Television presenter
      1976 - Massimo Oddo, Italian football player
      1977 - Massimiliano Neri, Italian Supermodel
      1977 - Chris McAlister, American football player
      1978 - Diablo Cody, American screenwriter
      1978 - Steve Bégin, French-Canadian hockey player
      1978 - Annia Hatch, Cuban-American gymnast
      1981 - Lonneke Engel, Dutch model
      1981 - Chauncey Leopardi, American actor
      1982 - Jamie Green, British racing driver
      1983 - John Stocco, American football player
      1983 - Louis Garrel, French actor
      1984 - Siobhán Donaghy, British singer (ex-Sugababes)
      1984 - Lorenzo Booker, American football player
      1985 - Andrew Bonner, Scottish football player
      1985 - Andy Soucek, Spanish racing driver
      1986 - Jonathan Clare, English cricketer
      1987 - Andrew Cogliano, Professional Hockey Player
      1988 - Kevin Michael McHale, American singer
      1989 - Lucy Hale, American actress
      1989 - Courtney Halverson, American actress
      1992 - Daryl Sabara, American actor
      1992 - Evan Sabara, American actor
      2160 - Montgomery Edward Scott, Aberdeen Scotland, fictional eng (Star Trek)
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

      15th June

      1221 - Frederik II, [Strijdbare], duke of Austria
      1330 - Edward, the black prince, prince of Wales (1343-1376)
      1542 - Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)
      1553 - Ernst, archduke of Austria/governor of the Netherlands
      1594 - Nicolas Poussin, French painter (d. 1665)
      1623 - Cornelis de Witt, Dutch statesman (Chatham)
      1624 - Hiob Ludolf, German orientalist (d. 1704)
      1636 - Johann David Mayer, composer
      1638 - Samuel Apostool, Dutch vicar/theologist (The Sun)
      1640 - Bernard Lamy, French mathematician (d. 1715)
      1728 - Pietro Alessandro Pavona, composer
      1734 - Johann Ernst Altenburg, composer
      1749 - George Joseph Vogler, composer
      1755 - Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, French chemist (d. 1809)
      1763 - Franz Danzi, composer
      1765 - Johann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger, German mathematician (d. 1831)
      1767 - Rachel Donelson Jackson, wife of Pres Andrew (1828-37) (died 1828)
      1789 - Josiah Henson, American slave and settlement founder (d. 1883)
      1801 - Benjamin Raymond, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1883)
      1805 - William Butler Ogden, first Mayor of Chicago (d. 1877)
      1809 - François-Xavier Garneau, French-Canadian poet and historian (d. 1866)
      1821 - Nikolay Ivanovich Zaremba, composer
      1833 - Edward Moody McCook, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1909
      1843 - Edvard Hagerup Grieg, Bergen Norway, composer (Bewitched One)
      1864 - Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, composer/=
      1865 - L H Perquin, Dutch religious radio speaker
      1865 - Paul Gilson, composer
      1867 - K Balmont, writer
      1875 - Herman Smith-Johannsen, cross-country skier (d. 1987)
      1878 - Eduard R Verkade, Dutch actor/director/critic (Pygmalion)
      1880 - Mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi)
      1882 - Ion Antonescu, Prime Minister of Romania (d. 1946)
      1884 - Harry Langdon, Council Bluffs IA, comic/director (Strong Man)
      1886 - Charles Wood, composer
      1888 - Ramon Lopez Velarde, Mexican poet (La Sangre Devota)
      1893 - Jacob HA van Coeverden, boer/edelman
      1894 - Robert Russell Bennett, Kansas City, composer/arranger (Oklahoma!)
      1894 - Nikolai Chebotaryov, Ukrainian mathematician (d. 1947)
      1898 - Thomas Henry Wait Armstrong, organist
      1898 - Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist
      1900 - Otto Clarence Luening, Milwaukee Wisconsin, composer (Sonority Canon)
      1900 - Paul J Mares, US, jazz trumpetist/composer (Farewell blues)
      1900 - Gotthard Günther, German philosopher (d. 1984)
      1901 - John Wesley Work, composer
      1901 - Peter Shankland, film maker/writer
      1902 - David Brooks, psychologist
      1902 - Erik H Erickson, psychologist (Existentionalist)
      1902 - Erik Erikson, psychoanalyst (d. 1994)
      1905 - James Robertson Justice, Scotland, actor (Above Us the Waves)
      1906 - Louis RJ Ridder van Rappard, Dutch mayor (Zoelen)
      1906 - Léon Degrelle, Belgian SS officer (d. 1994)
      1908 - Sam Giancana, American mafioso (d. 1975)
      1910 - Berend Giltay, composer
      1910 - David Rose, London England, orchestra leader (Red Skelton Show, Stripper)
      1911 - W.V. Awdry, British children's writer (d. 1997)
      1913 - Trevor Huddleston, English pastor/chairman (Anti-Apartheid)
      1914 - Cees [Cornelis A B] Bantzinger, Dutch cartoonist/illustrator
      1914 - Saul Steinberg, Romania, cartoonist/illustrator (New Yorker)
      1914 - Yuri Andropov, Russian KGB chief/1st secretary
      1914 - Hilda Terry, American Cartoonist (d. 2006)
      1916 - Marshall Field IV, publisher/editor (Chic Daily News, Sunday Times)
      1917 - Al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Black Lash, Lash of the West)
      1917 - Michalis Genitsaris, Greek singer and composer (d. 2005)
      1918 - Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader
      1918 - N'garta Tombalbaye, president Chad
      1919 - Alberto Sordi, Rome Italy, actor (Miser, Taxi Driver in NY)
      1919 - Van Barfoot, Edinburg, Mississippi, Army colonel and Medal of Honour recipient, (d. 2012)
      1920 - Amy Clampitt, poet
      1920 - George Ernest Leslie, trade union official
      1920 - Alla Kazanskaya, Russian stage and film actress (d. 2008)
      1922 - John Veale, composer
      1922 - Mo[rris K] Udall, (Rep-D-AZ, 1961- )
      1923 - Erland Josephson, Stockholm Sweden, actor/dramatist (Utflykt)
      1923 - Errol Garner, American jazz pianist (Misty) (d. 1977)
      1924 - Mohammed Ghazali, cricketer (Pak off-spinner wicketless in 2 Tests 54)
      1924 - Ezer Weizman, 7th President of Israel (d. 2005)
      1925 - Gene Baker, baseball player
      1925 - Jaime Sabines, Mexican poet (Tarumba, Maltiempes)
      1926 - Jan Carlstedt, composer
      1926 - Shigeru Kayano, Japanese Ainu activist (d. 2006)
      1927 - Hugo Pratt, graphic artist
      1927 - Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humourist and Urdu poet (d. 1978)
      1929 - Geoffrey Penwill Parsons, piano accompnaist
      1929 - Gideon N N Nxumalo, composer
      1929 - Nigel Pickering, guitarist (Spanky & Our Gang)
      1930 - Marcel Pronovost, professional ice hockey player
      1932 - Einar K Enevoldson, US, Nasa test pilot (X-24B)
      1932 - Mario M Cuomo, NYC, (Gov-D-NY, 1982-94)
      1933 - Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (d. 2005)
      1933 - Mark Jones, English footballer (d. 1958)
      1934 - Ruby Nash Cutis, Akron Oh, rocker (Ruby & The Romantics)
      1935 - Belinda Lee, Devon England, actress (Who Done It, Runaway Bus)
      1935 - Fernand Schokweiler, British judge
      1936 - Alexandru Hrisanide, composer
      1936 - Claude Brasseur, Paris France, actor (Josepha, Pardon Mon Affair)
      1936 - William Joseph Levada, American Catholic prelate
      1937 - Kumar Shri Indrajitsinhji, cricketer (Indian keeper in 60's)
      1937 - Ray Coleman, journalist
      1937 - Rolf Riehm, composer
      1937 - Waylon Jennings, country singer/guitarist (Ramblin' Man)
      1938 - Billy Williams, baseball player (Cubs)
      1939 - Ward Connerly, American political figure
      1939 - Brian Jacques, British author
      1940 - Willem Frederik Bon, Dutch composer
      1941 - Harry Nilsson, Bkln NY, singer/guitarist (Midnight Cowboy)
      1942 - Bruce DalCanton, baseball player
      1942 - Tony Coelho, (Rep-D-CA, 1979- )
      1942 - Xaveria Hollander, [DeVries], Surabaya Indonesia, auth (Happy Hooker)
      1943 - Aron Kincaid, LA California, actor (Warren-Bachelor Father, Ski Party)
      1943 - Johnny Halliday, rocker
      1943 - Xaviera Hollander, Dutch author
      1944 - Inna Ryskai, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-2 gold/2 silver-1964-76)
      1944 - Robert Keppel, American criminologist
      1945 - Nicola Pagett, actress (Oliver's Story, Privates on Parade)
      1945 - Rod Argent, England, keyboardist (Zombies-She's Not There)
      1945 - Miriam Defensor-Santiago, Philippine senator
      1945 - Lawrence Wilkerson, American retired military officer
      1946 - Janet Lennon, vocalist (Lennon Sisters)
      1946 - Judy Pace, LA California, actress (Young Lawyers)
      1946 - Ken Henderson, baseball player
      1946 - Roger Tolchard, cricketer (Engl keeper played Tests as a batsman 1977)
      1946 - Noddy Holder, British singer (Slade)
      1946 - Demis Roussos, Greek singer
      1947 - Lee Purcell, Cherry Point NC, actor (Big Wednesday, Mr Majestyk)
      1947 - Paul Patterson, composer
      1948 - Champ Summers, baseball player
      1949 - Simon Callow, London England, actor (Good Father)
      1949 - Jim Varney, Lexington Kentucky, American actor (Ernest Goes to Jail, Hey Vern)
      1949 - Dusty Baker, baseball player (LA Dodgers)
      1949 - Michael Lutz, bassist (Brownsville Station)
      1950 - Mark Arnott, Chicago IL, actor (Return of the Secaucus 7)
      1950 - Noddy Holder, rock vocalist/guitarist (Slade-Cum On Feel The Noize)
      1950 - Lakshmi Mittal, Indian industrialist
      1951 - Tom Forzani, CFL wide receiver (Calgary Stampeders)
      1951 - Steve Walsh, American singer (Kansas)
      1952 - Lorna Young, salesperson
      1952 - Sandra Cassel, American actress
      1953 - Rita Lee, Federic Wisc, playmate (November, 1977)
      1954 - James Belushi, Chicago Ill, comedian (Sat Night Live, Trading Places)
      1954 - Terri Gibbs, Augusta Ga, blind singer (Somebody's Knockin')
      1954 - Paul Rusesabagina, Rwandan hotel manager
      1954 - Beverley Whitfield, Australian swimmer (d. 1996)
      1955 - Cathy Morse, LPGA golfer
      1955 - Julie Hagerty, Cincinnati OH, actress (Airplane, Princesses)
      1955 - Sally E Silverstone, Walthamstow England, Co-Captain (Biosphere 2)
      1955 - Tree Rollins, Winter Haven Fla, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)
      1955 - Polly Draper, Gary, Indiana, American actress (Thirtysomething, Side Effects)
      1956 - Ava Cadell, Budapest Hung, actress (Do or Die)
      1956 - Lance Parrish, baseball player
      1957 - Brad Gillis, rock guitarist/vocalist (Night Ranger)
      1957 - Brett Butler, MLB center fielder
      1957 - Clio Goldsmith, Paris France, actress (Gift, Heat of Desire)
      1957 - Seppo Pääkkönen, Finnish actor
      1958 - Wade Boggs, Nebraska, Red Sox/Yank 3rd baseman (AL bat champ 1985-88)
      1959 - Eileen Davidson, Artesia California, actress (Kristen-Days of our Life)
      1960 - Denise Haigh, LPGA golfer
      1961 - Kai Eckhardt, German musician (Garaj Mahal)
      1961 - Dave McAuley, Northern Irish boxer
      1961 - Yoshimi Iwasaki, Japanese singer/actress
      1962 - Andrea Rost, Hungarian soprano
      1963 - Helen Hunt, LA California, actress (Jamie-Mad About You, Twister)
      1963 - Scott Rockenfield, drummer (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)
      1963 - Blanca Portillo, Spanish actress
      1964 - Courteney Cox, Birmingham, Alabama, American actress (Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends)
      1964 - Michael Laudrup, Danish footballer
      1965 - Carrie Mitchum, LA California, actress (Donna-Bold & Beautiful)
      1965 - David Bolton, Guyana, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Lando Mem Amateur)
      1965 - Annelies Bredael, Belgian rower
      1965 - Adam Smith, American politician
      1966 - Idalis DeLeon, American actress/singer
      1967 - Yūji Ueda, Japanese voice actor
      1968 - Demtra Hampton, Phila, model (Garda)
      1968 - Tim Lester, NFL fullback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
      1968 - Oh Dal-su, South Korean actor
      1969 - Cedric Pioline, Neuilly France, tennis star (1996 Coopenhagen)
      1969 - Ice Cube, rap singer/actor (Boyz in the Hood, Anaconda)
      1969 - Jesse Belanger, St-georges De Beau, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)
      1969 - Maurice Odumbe, cricketer (Kenyan batsman & 1996 World Cup captain)
      1969 - Sheldon Kennedy, Brandon, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
      1969 - Oliver Kahn, German footballer
      1970 - Amanda Cromwell, Wash DC, soccer midfielder (Olympics-96)
      1970 - Janie Eickhoff, Long Beach California, US cyclist (Olympic-92)
      1970 - Janie Quigley, Long Beach California, cyclist (Olympics-96)
      1970 - Zan Tabak, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)
      1970 - Leah Remini, American actress
      1970 - Gaëlle Méchaly, French soprano
      1971 - Nathan Astle, New Zealand cricketer (batsman), Test debut v Zimbabwe in 1996
      1971 - Stuart Howell, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
      1971 - Jake Busey, American actor
      1971 - Bif Naked, Canadian musician
      1972 - Andrew Pettitte, Baton Rouge LA, pitcher (NY Yankees)
      1972 - DeWayne Patterson, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)
      1972 - Jean Francois Labbe, Sherbrooke, NHL goalie (Colorado Avalanche)
      1972 - Justin C G Leonard, Dallas TX, PGA golfer (1994 Anheuser-Busch-3rd)
      1972 - Lianne Bennion, Seattle Wash, rower (Olympics-96)
      1972 - Ramiro Mendoza, Los Santos Panama, pitcher (NY Yankees)
      1972 - Sandy Mccarthy, Toronto, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
      1972 - Tony Clark, Newton KS, infielder (Detroit Tigers)
      1972 - Hank Von Helvete, Turbonegro Frontman
      1973 - Dean McAmmond, Grand Cache, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
      1973 - Matt Stevens, safety (Philadelphia Eagles)
      1973 - Neil Patrick Harris, Albuquerque NM, actor (Doogie Howser MD)
      1973 - Tore André Flo, Norwegian footballer
      1973 - Pia Miranda, Australian actress
      1973 - Greg Vaughan, American actor
      1974 - Any Lynn Ciccolella, Monument Colorado, Miss America-Colorado (1996)
      1974 - Scott Tunkin, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)
      1975 - Agathe Neuner, Miss Germany Universe (1997)
      1975 - Elizabeth Reaser, American actress
      1975 - Rachel Wacholder, American beach volleyballer
      1976 - Gary Lightbody, Northern Irish musician (Snow Patrol)
      1977 - Nina Liu, Australian actress
      1977 - Michael Doleac, American basketball player
      1978 - RoRo, [Romell Chapman], Atlanta Ga, rapper (Another Bad Creation)
      1978 - Wilfred Bouma, Dutch footballer
      1978 - Zach Day, American baseball player
      1979 - Alita Dawson, Miss Connecticut Teen USA (1997)
      1979 - Julia Schultz, San Diego CA, playmate (Feb, 1998)
      1979 - Yulia Nestsiarenka, Belarusian athlete
      1979 - Charles Zwolsman Jr., Dutch racing driver
      1980 - Mary Carey, American pornographic actress
      1980 - Christopher Castile, American actor
      1980 - Almudena Cid, Spanish gymnast
      1980 - Cara Zavaleta, American model
      1981 - Cristin Duren, Miss Florida Teen USA (Miss Photogenic-1997)
      1981 - William Dean Martin, American musician (Good Charlotte)
      1981 - Jeremy Reed, American baseball player
      1981 - Jordi Vilasuso, American actor
      1982 - Abdur Razzak, Bangladeshi cricketer
      1982 - Haley Scarnato, American singer
      1983 - Derek Anderson, American football player
      1983 - Julia Fischer, German violinist
      1983 - Laura Imbruglia, Australian musician
      1984 - Tim Lincecum, American baseball player
      1985 - Nadine Coyle, Northern Irish singer (Girls Aloud)
      1988 - Miku Ishida, Japanese teen idol
      1996 - Cedric Pioline, Neuilly/Seine France, tennis pro (US open final-93)
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

      16th June

      1139 - Emperor Konoe of Japan (d. 1155)
      1332 - Isabella de Coucy, English princess (d. 1382)
      1514 - John Cheke, English classical scholar (d. 1557)
      1583 - Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent
      1591 - Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655)
      1606 - Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (d. 1675)
      1613 - John Cleveland, English poet (d. 1658)
      1633 - Nathaniel Schnittelbach, composer
      1633 - Jean de Thévenot, French traveler and scientist (d. 1667)
      1637 - Giovanni Paulo Colonna, composer
      1644 - Henrietta Anne Stuart, Princess of Scotland, England and Ireland and Duchess of Orléans (d. 1670)
      1713 - Meshech Weare, Governor of New Hampshire (d. 1786)
      1738 - Mary Katharine Goddard, American printer and publisher (d. 1816)
      1752 - Meingosus Gaelle, composer
      1754 - Salawat Yulayev, Bashkir national hero, poet (d. 1800)
      1792 - Sir Thomas Mitchell, Australian explorer (d. 1855)
      1792 - John Linnell, English artist (d. 1882)
      1801 - Julius Plücker, German mathematician and physicist (d. 1868)
      1806 - Edward Davy, English physician, chemist, and inventor (d. 1885)
      1813 - Otto Jahn, German archaeologist (d. 1869)
      1820 - Athanase Coquerel, French Protestant preacher (d. 1875)
      1821 - Old Tom Morris, Scottish golfer (d. 1908)
      1826 - Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist and botanist (d. 1897)
      1829 - Geronimo, Apache leader (d. 1909)
      1834 - Wesley Merritt, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1910)
      1837 - Eli Long, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903
      1838 - Cushman Davis, American politician (d. 1900)
      1840 - Ernst Otto Schlick, German engineer (d. 1913)
      1843 - David Popper, composer
      1843 - Jan Malat, composer
      1853 - Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer
      1858 - Gustav V, king of Sweden (1907-50)
      1861 - Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian
      1863 - Paul Antonin Vidal, composer
      1874 - Arthur Meighen, (C) 9th PM of Canada (1920-21, 1926)
      1879 - Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law)
      1879 - Theo[dorus J] Thijssen, Dutch writer (Kees the boy)
      1888 - Bobby Clark, vaudevillan (World's funniest circus clown)
      1888 - Peter Stoner, American mathematician and astronomer (d. 1980)
      1890 - Stan Laurel, [Arthur S Jefferson], England, comedian (Laurel & Hardy)
      1892 - Lupino Lane, London England, actress (Love Parade)
      1894 - Norman Kerry, Rochester NY, actor (Phantom of the Opera)
      1895 - Stan Laurel, [Arthur S Jefferson], comedian (Laurel & Hardy)
      1896 - Jean Peugeot, Frans auto manufacturer (Peugeot)
      1896 - William Fitzgerald Jenkins, author (Time Tunnel, Land of Giants)
      1896 - Murray Leinster, American author (d. 1976)
      1897 - Elaine Hammerstein, American actress (d. 1948)
      1897 - Georg Wittig, German chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1987)
      1899 - Nelson Doubleday, US, publisher (Doubleday)
      1900 - Jan van Tilburg, governor Suriname (PVDA, 1955-62)
      1901 - Arthur Pierson, Oslo Norway, actor/director (Hat Check Girl)
      1901 - Conrad Beck, composer
      1902 - Barbara McClintock, US, cytogeneticist (Jumping Genes, Nobel 1983)
      1902 - Kornelis Posthumus, Dutch chemist
      1903 - Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer
      1903 - Helen Traubel, American soprano (d. 1972)
      1904 - Gerard Holt, Dutch architect
      1906 - Alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's)
      1907 - Jack Albertson, Malden Mass, actor (Thin Man)
      1907 - John Hadfield, author/publisher (Love on a Branch Line)
      1909 - Willi Boskovsky, Austria, conductor (new years concert)
      1909 - Archie Fairley Carr, biologist (d. 1987)
      1910 - E G Marshall, Owatonna Minn, actor (Lawrence-Defenders, Caine Mutiny)
      1910 - Ilona Massey, Budapest Hungary, actress/singer (Ilona Massey Show)
      1910 - Lord Richardson, president (General Medical Council)
      1910 - Richard Maling Barrer, chemist
      1912 - Enoch Powell, England, MP (C)/racist/Greek professor
      1912 - John Peel, MP
      1914 - Stewart Cathie "Billy" Griffith, cricketer (140 for England, 1948)
      1914 - Stewart Griffith, secretary (MCC)
      1915 - Joseph Kagan, businessman
      1915 - Mariano Rumor, premier Italy
      1915 - John Tukey, American statistician (d. 2000)
      1916 - Francis Lopez, composer
      1916 - Hank Luisetti, NBA forward (1st to use a one-handed shot)
      1917 - Katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post)
      1917 - Aurelio Lampredi, Italian mechanical engineer (Ferrari; d. 1989)
      1917 - Irving Penn, American photographer
      1919 - Lord Aberdare, committee chairman (House of Lords)
      1920 - John Howard Griffin, US, photographer/author (Black Like Me)
      1920 - Raymond U. Lemieux, Canadian scientist (d. 2002)
      1920 - José López Portillo, President of Mexico (d. 2004)
      1921 - Lord Perry of Walton, SDP/vice chancellor (Open University England)
      1923 - Ake Hermanson, composer
      1923 - Henryk Czyz, composer
      1923 - Ron Flockhart, Scottish racing driver (d. 1962)
      1924 - Sayed Idries Shah, thinker
      1925 - Faith Domergue, New Orleans, actress (House of 7 Corpses)
      1925 - Richard Jacobs, philanthropist/sports owner (Cleveland Indians)
      1927 - Robert Matthews, master (Clare College Cambridge England)
      1927 - Thomas W "Tom" Graveney, English cricket batsman (50's & 60's)
      1928 - Harold Hanham, vice chancellor (Lancaster University)
      1928 - Sergiu Comissiona, Buch Romania, conductor (Haifa Symph 1959-64)
      1929 - James Kirtland Randall, composer
      1929 - Ramon Bieri, American actor (d. 2001)
      1929 - Pauline Yates, English actress
      1930 - Brian Statham, cricketer (masterful England quick for two decades)
      1930 - David Konstant, bishop (Leeds)
      1930 - Vilmos Zsigmond, Hungarian/American cinematographer
      1931 - Courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws, community leader
      1931 - Ivo Petric, composer
      1931 - Robert F [Bob] Smith, (Rep-R-OR, 1983- )
      1932 - David Keylsey, actor/director
      1932 - Ralph Robins, CEO (Rolls-Royce)
      1933 - Joachim Nowotny, writer
      1934 - Eileen Atkins, London England, actress (Equus, Devil Within Her)
      1934 - Janet Pilgrim, playmate (July 1955, Dec 1955, Oct 1956)
      1934 - Little Caesar, vocalist (Little Caesar & the Romans)
      1934 - Lord Patrick Beresforord, blood-stock agent
      1934 - Lucia Dlugoszewski, composer
      1934 - William Forsyth Sharpe, American economist, Nobel laureate
      1934 - Elvira Vinogradova, Russian TV persona
      1934 - Bill Cobbs [Wilbert], Cleveland, Ohio, American actor (Night at the Museum, The Color of Money)
      1935 - Jim Dine, Cincinnati Oh, pop artist (St John the Divine)
      1935 - James Bolam, Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, English actor ( When the Boat Comes In, The Beiderbecke Trilogy)
      1936 - August Willemsen, Dutch poet/translator
      1936 - Fred Oster, Dutch TV host
      1937 - August Busch III, CEO (Anheuser-Busch, St Louis Cards)
      1937 - Erich Segal, Brooklyn NY, author (Love Story, Oliver's Story)
      1937 - Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Tsar of Bulgaria
      1938 - Joyce Carol Oates, NY, novelist (Garden of Earthly Delights)
      1938 - Mickie Finn, Hugo Oklahoma, TV hostess/banjo player (Mickie Finn's)
      1938 - Torgny Lindgren, Swedish writer
      1940 - Billy "Crash" Craddock, Greensboro NC, singer
      1940 - Hans Dorrestijn, Dutch cabaret performer
      1940 - Neil Goldschmidt, Governor of Oregon
      1941 - Lamont Dozier, Detroit, songwriter (Dozier-Holland-Dozier)
      1941 - Aldrich Ames, CIA officer and spy for the Soviet Union
      1941 - Mumtaz Hamid Rao, Pakistani journalist
      1942 - Eddie Levert, Canton Ohio, vocalist (O'Jays-For the Love of Money)
      1942 - Giacomo Agostini, Lovere, Italy, world motorcycle race champion
      1942 - John Rostill, rocker
      1943 - Joan Van Ark, New York City, New York, American actress and director (Valene-Dallas, Knots Landing)
      1944 - Joan Barbara Grigor, artist
      1944 - Takamiyama, [Jesse Kuhaulua], Hawaii, 1st non-Japanese sumo champion
      1945 - Claire Alexander, Canadian ice hockey player
      1945 - Lucienne Robillard, Canadian politician
      1946 - Lord Astor, of Hever
      1946 - Neil MacGregor, director (British National Gallery)
      1946 - Simon Williams, US, actor (Fiendish plot of dr Fu Manchu)
      1946 - Jodi Rell, American politician, governor of Connecticut
      1947 - -minu, Swiss columnist and writer
      1948 - Ron LeFlore, American baseball player
      1949 - Kale Browne, San Rafael California, actor (Michael Hudson-Another World)
      1949 - Peppy Castro, [Emil Thielhelm], NYC, rock vocalist (Balance)
      1949 - Paulo César, Brazilian footballer
      1950 - James Smith, US, singer (Stylistics-Can't Give you Anything)
      1950 - Jesse Dizon, Oceanside California, actor (Ramon-Operation Petticoat)
      1951 - John Salthouse, British(?) actor (American Werewolf in London)
      1951 - Michel Viso, France, cosmonaut
      1951 - Sonia Braga, Maringa Brazil, actress (Dona Flor & Her 2 Husbands)
      1951 - Roberto Durán, Panamanian boxer
      1952 - Aleksandr Zaitsev, USSR, pairs figure skating (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
      1952 - Gino Vanelli, Montreal Quebec, singer (Living Inside Myself)
      1952 - Rob Kloet, pop drummer/singer (Nits-In the Dutch Mountains)
      1952 - George Papandreou, junior, Greek politician
      1953 - Ian Mosley, Paddington London, drummer (Marillion-Clutching at Straws)
      1954 - Gary Roberts, rocker (Boomtown Rats)
      1954 - Jeffrey S Ashby, Dallas Tx, astronaut (sk: STS 85)
      1955 - Laurie Metcalf, Carbonville Illinois, actress (Jackie-Roseanne)
      1955 - Simon Bailey, priest
      1957 - Adri van Tiggelen, Dutch soccer star (Sparta/PSV)
      1957 - Ian Buchanan, Scotland, actor (General Hospital, Gary Shandling Show)
      1958 - Jóhannes Helgason, Icelandic guitarist (Þeyr)
      1958 - Ulrike Tauber, East German swimmer
      1959 - Warrior, American professional wrestler
      1961 - Robbie Kerr, cricketer (Queensland opener 2 Tests for Australia 1985)
      1962 - Wally Joyner, American baseball player
      1962 - Femi Kuti, Nigerian Afrobeat Musician
      1962 - Arnold Vosloo, South African actor
      1963 - Mohsin Kamal, cricketer (Pakistani fast bowler 1984- )
      1963 - Jim Fullington, American professional wrestler
      1963 - Scott Alexander, American screenwriter
      1965 - J J Birden, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
      1965 - Johannes Harisch, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
      1966 - Jan Zelezny, Czech, javelin thrower (Olympics-2 gold-92, 96)
      1966 - [Eric] Randy Barnes, Charleston WV, shot putter (Oly-silv/gold-88, 96)
      1966 - Adrienne Shelly, American actress, director and screenwriter (d. 2006)
      1967 - John Franklin, American actor
      1968 - Alton Montgomery, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons)
      1968 - Matt Turk, NFL punter (Washington Redskins)
      1968 - Nehemiah Perry, cricketer (fine Jamaican off-spinner)
      1968 - Patrick Stuart, Hollywood Cal, actor (Will Cortlandt-All My Children)
      1969 - Kevin Young, Alpena MI, infielder (KC Royals)
      1969 - L B Stephens, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
      1969 - Mark Crossley, Welsh footballer
      1970 - Michael Husted, NFL place kicker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
      1970 - Phil A Mickelson, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (1991 Northern Telecom)
      1970 - Clifton Collins Jr., American actor
      1970 - Cobi Jones, American soccer player
      1971 - Andre President, tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
      1971 - Christopher Gomez, LA California, infielder (San Diego Padres)
      1971 - Tupac Shakur, Bkln NY, rap star/actor (Juice, Bullet) (killed in 1996)
      1971 - Chris Gomez, American baseball player
      1972 - Shawnelle Scott, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)
      1972 - John Cho, Korean-American actor
      1972 - Simon Khan, English golfer
      1972 - Ann Shoket, American magazine editor
      1973 - Shannon Myers, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)
      1973 - Nikos Machlas, Greek footballer
      1973 - Eddie Cibrian [Edward Carl], Burbank, California, American actor (Sunset Beach, Third Watch)
      1974 - Paul Lee, British sculptural artist
      1975 - Asa Carlsson, Vasteras Sweden, tennis star (1995 Futures-Stockholm)
      1975 - Maria Sinigerova, Miss Universe-Bulgaria (1996)
      1976 - Frank van Twillert, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
      1977 - Kerry Wood, American baseball player
      1977 - Petros Papadakis, American sportscaster, former USC football player
      1978 - Daniel Brühl, German actor
      1978 - Dainius Zubrus, Lithuanian ice hockey player
      1978 - Jasmine Leong, Chinese Malaysian singer
      1978 - Lyndsey Marshal, British film/stage/television actress
      1980 - Daré Nibombé, Togolese footballer
      1980 - Nehir Erdoğan, Turkish actress
      1980 - Brad Gushue, Canadian curler
      1980 - Martin Stranzl, Austrian footballer
      1980 - Joey Yung, Hong Kong singer
      1981 - Miguel Villalta, Peruvian Footballer
      1981 - Benjamin Becker, German tennis player
      1981 - Kevin Bieksa, Canadian ice hockey player
      1981 - Ben Kweller, American singer/songwriter
      1982 - May Andersen, Danish supermodel
      1982 - Matt Costa, American singer/songwriter
      1982 - Missy Peregrym, Canadian actress
      1982 - Chris Wingert, American soccer player
      1983 - Armend Dallku, Albanian footballer
      1984 - Steven Whittaker, Scottish Footballer
      1984 - Rick Nash, Canadian ice hockey player
      1986 - Urby Emanuelson, Dutch footballer
      1986 - Farhad Reza, Bangladeshi Cricketer
      1986 - Rodrigo Defendi, Brazilian footballer
      1986 - Robert Rothbart, Bosnian-Israeli Basketball Player
      1986 - Fernando Muslera, Uruguayan footballer
      1987 - Diana DeGarmo, Birmingham, Alabama, American singer
      1987 - Per Ciljan Skjelbred, Norwegian footballer
      1988 - Keshia Chante, Canadian singer
      1988 - Leeland Dayton Mooring, American musician (Leeland)
      1993 - Alice Ann Newman, daughter of Gretchen & Randy
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

      17th June

      1239 - Edward I, King of England (1272-1307) subdued Wales, expelled Jews from England
      1603 - Joseph of Cupertino, Italian saint (d. 1663)
      1604 - Johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen (Maurits House)
      1682 - Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718)
      1691 - Giovanni Paolo Pannini, Italian painter and architect (d. 1765)
      1693 - Johann Georg Walch, German theologian (d. 1775)
      1704 - John Kay, English inventor (d. 1780)
      1714 - Cesar F Cassini, de Thury, French astronomer (geodesic labor)
      1718 - George Howard, British field marshal (d. 1796)
      1725 - Joseph Anton Bauer, composer
      1742 - William Hooper, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence)
      1750 - Michel Woldemar, composer
      1756 - Pierre-Joseph Cambon, French member of Committee of Salut Public
      1808 - Henrik Wergeland, Norwegian author (d. 1845)
      1810 - F Freiligrath, writer
      1811 - Jón Sigurðsson, Icelandic independence fighter and Icelandic historian (d. 1879)
      1817 - Thomas Maley Harris, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1906
      1818 - Charles Francois Gounod, Paris France, opera composer (Faust)
      1818 - Sophia Frederika Mathilde, queen of Netherlands/wife of William III
      1823 - John Henry Hobart Ward, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1903
      1828 - Jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian
      1830 - Rochard Montgomery Gano, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1913
      1832 - William Crookes, English chemist/physicist (Crookes-pipe, thallium)
      1837 - Vincent Strong, civil war fighter, died in 1863
      1838 - Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyaya/Chatterjee, Bengali writer and poet (Vande Mataram)
      1839 - Fr. Arthur Tooth SSC, Anglican Clergyman prosecuted for ritualist activities (d. 1931)
      1845 - Hendrik P Staal, Dutch banker
      1855 - Fritz Steinbach, composer
      1858 - Eben Sumner Draper, (Gov-MA)
      1861 - Sidney James Jones, composer
      1861 - Pete Browning, American baseball player (d. 1905)
      1861 - Omar Bundy, U.S. army general and soldier (d. 1940)
      1863 - Duke Charles Michael of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1934)
      1867 - John Robert Gregg, Ireland, inventor (shorthand)
      1867 - Henry Lawson, Australian poet (d. 1922)
      1870 - George Cormack, cereal inventor (Wheaties)
      1871 - James Weldon Johnson, lawyer (1st black admitted to Florida Bar)
      1871 - Nicolae Iorga, writer/poet/literature historian/pres of Romania
      1874 - Grant Mitchell, Columbus OH, actor (Man Who Came to Dinner)
      1875 - Philipp A Kohnstamm, philosopher/theorist (Mensch & World)
      1878 - Albert Thomas, French socialist politician
      1880 - Carl Van Fight, US author/critic (Red, Nigger Heaven)
      1880 - Russell Simpson, actor (Abraham Lincoln)
      1880 - Carl Van Vechten, American writer and photographer (d. 1964)
      1881 - Tommy Burns, Canadian boxer (d. 1955)
      1882 - Igor F Stravinsky, Oranienbaum Russia, composer (Rite of Spring) [OS 05/06]
      1882 - Adolf Friedrich VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1918)
      1883 - Alexandre Cellier, composer
      1884 - Christina C Bakker-van Bosse, feminist/pacifist
      1888 - Bernhard van den Sigtenhorst Meyer, composer
      1888 - Heinz Guderian, German General (d. 1954)
      1895 - Slavko Osterc, composer
      1898 - Maurits C Escher, Dutch graphic artist
      1898 - Carl Hermann, German physicist (d. 1961)
      1900 - Hermann Reuter, composer
      1900 - Martin Bormann, propoganda minister (Hitler)
      1902 - Sammy Fain, American popular music composer (d. 1989)
      1902 - Alec Hurwood, Australian cricketer (d. 1982)
      1903 - Michail Swetlow, writer
      1903 - Ruth Wakefield, inventor of the Toll House Cookie, the first chocolate chip cookie (d. 1977)
      1904 - Coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist
      1904 - Ralph Bellamy, Chicago, actor (Air Mail, Dive Bomber, Trading Places)
      1906 - Thomas G Cowling, British mathematician/astronomer
      1907 - Maurice Cloche, French film director and screenwriter (d. 1990)
      1907 - Charles Eames, American designer and architect (d. 1978)
      1908 - Frank Sully, St Louis MO, actor (Along Came Jones, Phantom Thief)
      1908 - Jacob "Jimmy" Herman Huizinga, journalist/Writer
      1908 - John Verrall, composer
      1909 - Elmer Lee Andersen, Governor of Minnesota (d. 2004)
      1909 - Ralph E. Winters, Canadian film editor (d. 2004)
      1910 - Herbert Owen Reed, composer
      1910 - Red Foley, Blue Lick Ky, country singer (Mr Smith Goes to Washington)
      1910 - Red Foley, American musician (d. 1968)
      1911 - Viktor P Nekrasov, Ukrainian author (Vokopach Stalingrada)
      1912 - Wessel Couzijn, sculptor/cartoonist (Auschwitz-monument)
      1913 - Felix Hartlaub, writer
      1914 - John R Hersey, author (Hiroshima, Bell for Adano, Wall)
      1915 - Stringbean, [David Akeman], Ky, banjoist/comedian (Hee Haw)
      1915 - Karl Targownik, Hungarian psychiatrist (d. 1996)
      1916 - Einar Englund, composer
      1916 - Victor Dalby Lord, ficticious character on One Life to Live
      1917 - Atle Selberg, Norwegian mathematician (d. 2007)
      1918 - Maldwyn Thomas, president (Welsh Liberal Party)
      1918 - Ajahn Chah, Buddhist meditation master (d. 1992)
      1919 - Antonius C "Ton" Lutz, Dutch actor/director (Lucifer)
      1919 - Galina Ivanova Ustvol'skaya, composer
      1919 - Kingman Brewster, college president (Yale)
      1919 - Max Dendermonde, [Henk Hazelhoff], Dutch literary
      1920 - Beryl Reid, actress (Joseph Andrews, Psychomania, Yellowbeard)
      1920 - Francois Jacob, France, biologist/bacteriologist (Nobel 1965), (d. 2013)
      1920 - Patrick Duffy, MP
      1920 - Jacob H. Gilbert, American politician (d. 1981)
      1922 - Herbert Kelsey Jones, composer
      1922 - Jerry Fielding, Pitts Pa, composer (Lively Ones, Hogan's Heroes)
      1923 - Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch, AAFC, NFL halfback, end (LA Rams)
      1924 - Gotthold Gloger, writer
      1924 - Henk J Hoekstra, president (Dutch Communist Party)
      1925 - Keith Larsen, Salt Lake City Utah, actor (Hunter, Brave Eagle)
      1926 - Alan Walters, political economist
      1926 - Manuel Enriquez, composer
      1927 - Austin J Murphy, (Rep-D-PA, 1977- )
      1927 - Lucio Fulci, director
      1927 - Martin Böttcher, German conductor
      1929 - Michael L Strang, (Rep-R-CO, 1985- )
      1929 - Tigran Petrosyan, USSR, world chess champion (1963-69)
      1930 - Brian Statham, cricketer
      1930 - James Gathers, Sumter SC, 200m runner (Olympic-bronze-1952)
      1930 - Romuald Twardowski, composer
      1931 - John Baldessari, American artist
      1932 - Derek Ibbotson, 5K runner (Oly-bronze-1956)
      1932 - John P Murtha, (Rep-D-PA, 1974- )
      1933 - Christian Ferras, French violinist/conductor
      1933 - Harry Browne, American free-market libertarian writer, politician, and investment analyst (d. 2006)
      1933 - Anthony Bevilacqua, Brooklyn, New York, Roman Catholic Cardinal (Philadelphia), (d. 2012)
      1936 - Ken Loach, British film director
      1937 - Peter Lupus, actor (Mission Impossible)
      1938 - Judy Kimball-Simon, LPGA golfer
      1939 - Dickey Do, [Gerry Granahan], rocker (Dickey Doo & The Dont's)
      1939 - Donald Anderson, MP (Labour)
      1939 - Hanna Johansen, writer
      1940 - Bobby Bell, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
      1940 - Tony Marlow, MP (Conservative)
      1940 - George Akerlof, American economist, Nobel laureate
      1942 - Norman Kuhlice, England, rocker (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)
      1942 - Mohamed ElBaradei, Egyptian IAEA director, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
      1943 - Christopher Brown, composer
      1943 - Newt[on] L Gingrich, (Rep-R-G, 1979- /Speaker of House 1995-97)
      1943 - Barry Manilow, New York City, American singer/pianist (Mandy, I Write the Songs)
      1943 - Burt Rutan, American aerospace engineer
      1944 - Bill Rafferty, comedian (Real People, Laugh-in '77)
      1944 - Chris Spedding, rocker
      1944 - Chucho Castillo, Nuevo Valle de Moreno, Mexico, bantamweight boxer (WBA, WBC, 1970), (d. 2013)
      1945 - Eddy Merckx, Belgium, cyclist (5 time winner of Tour de France)
      1945 - Ken Livingstone, MP (Labour)
      1945 - Tony Roche, tennis coach
      1945 - Frank Ashmore, American actor
      1945 - Tommy Franks, American General
      1945 - Ken Livingstone, English politician
      1946 - Marcy Kaptur, (Rep-D-HA, 1983- )
      1946 - Peter Rosei, Austrian writer
      1947 - Christopher Allport, American actor (d. 2008)
      1947 - George S. Clinton, American composer and musician
      1947 - Paul Young, English singer and percussionist (d. 2000)
      1948 - David Concepcion, Venezuela, all star shortstop (Cincinnati Reds)
      1949 - Helen Rosenthal, British teacher/health administrator
      1950 - Cathy Sherk, LPGA golfer
      1951 - Joe Piscopo, Passaic NJ, comedian (SNL, Miller Lite commercials)
      1952 - Mike Milbury, American ice hockey player, coach and executive
      1954 - Mark Linn-Baker, St Louis, actor (Larry Appleton-Perfect Strangers)
      1955 - Gail Jones, Australian author
      1956 - Nicholas Cook, cricketer
      1956 - Nick Cook, cricketer (England lefty slow bowler in 15 Tests 1983-89)
      1957 - Philip Chevron, English pop musician (Pogues-Peace & Love)
      1957 - Martin Dillon, American opera singer (d. 2005)
      1957 - Jon Gries, American actor
      1957 - Jack Wouterse, Dutch actor
      1958 - Dan McVicar, Independence Mo, actor (Clarke-Bold & Beautiful)
      1958 - Jello Biafra, American musician and activist
      1958 - Bobby Farrelly, American film director
      1958 - Sam Hamad, Syrian-born Canadian politician
      1958 - Derek Lee Ragin, American countertenor
      1960 - Mitzi Edge, Albany GA, LPGA golfer (1995 SAFECO Classic)
      1960 - Thomas Haden Church, American actor
      1962 - Ed Brady, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
      1962 - Michael Monroe, Finnish singer (Hanoi Rocks)
      1963 - Greg Kinnear, actor/talk show host (Talk Soup, Sabrina, Later)
      1963 - Kevin Glover, NFL center (Detroit Lions)
      1964 - Diane Murphy, actress (Tabitha Stevens-Bewitched)
      1964 - Erin Murphy, actress (Tabitha Stevens-Bewitched)
      1964 - Michael Gross, West Germany, swimmer (Olympic-2 world records-1984)
      1964 - Steve Rhodes, cricketer (England wicket-keeper 1994-95)
      1964 - Rinaldo Capello, Italian racing driver
      1965 - Dan Jansen, West Allis Wisc, speed skater (Oly-gold-1984, 88, 92)
      1965 - Danny McManus, CFL quarterback (Edmonton Eskimos)
      1965 - Dermontti Dawson, NFL center (Pittsburgh Steelers)
      1965 - Gianluca Pozzi, Bari Italy, tennis star (1991 Brisbane)
      1965 - Kami Cotler, Long Beach California, actress (Elizabeth-Waltons)
      1965 - Mike Magnante, Glendale CA, pitcher (KC Royals)
      1965 - Ray Seals, NFL defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers)
      1966 - Clare Look-Jaeger, Milwaukee Wisconsin, high jumper
      1966 - Fred Barnett, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
      1967 - Keith Sims, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins)
      1967 - Pearl Sinn, LPGA golfer
      1967 - Robyn Meagher, Antigonish Nova Scotia, 5k runner (Olympics-96)
      1967 - Terry Davis, NBA forward/center (Dallas Mavericks, Wash Wizards)
      1967 - Eric Stefani, American musician
      1969 - Karen Nystrom, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-Silver-98)
      1969 - Kevin Thornton, Amarillo, vocalist (Color Me Badd-Want to Sex You Up)
      1969 - Patric Kjellberg, hockey forward (Team Sweden Oly-1998)
      1969 - Paul Tergat, Kenyan athlete
      1970 - Arnold Ale, WLAF linebacker (Scottish Claymores)
      1970 - Jason Hanson, NFL kicker (Detroit Lions)
      1970 - Popeye Jones, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)
      1970 - Ron "Popeye" Jones, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)
      1970 - Stephane Fiset, Montreal, NHL goalie (Colorado Avalanche)
      1970 - Will Forte, American writer, actor and comedian
      1970 - Michael Showalter, American comedian
      1971 - Tripp Schwenk, US, 100m/200m backstroke (Olympics-silver-96)
      1971 - Mildred Fox, Irish politician
      1971 - Paulina Rubio, Mexican singer
      1972 - Dirk-Jan Derksen, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
      1972 - James McKnight, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)
      1972 - Sebastian White, musician and artist
      1973 - Louis Leterrier, French film director
      1973 - Leander Paes, Indian tennis player
      1973 - Christian Claudio, Puerto Rican Business Consultant
      1974 - Evangelia Psarra, Greek archer
      1975 - Frederick Koehler, Queens NY, actor (Chip-Kate & Allie)
      1975 - Petra Vaarakallio, ice hockey center (Finland, Oly-98)
      1975 - Chloe Jones, American pornographic actress (d. 2005)
      1976 - Sven Nys, Belgian mountainbiker & cyclo-crosser
      1977 - Andrea Deak, Miss Universe-Hungary (1996)
      1977 - Bernardo Federico Tomas, Prince of Netherlands
      1977 - Jason Miller, Silver Springs Md, actor (New Mickey Mouse Club)
      1977 - Roger Manganelli, American bassist (Less Than Jake)
      1977 - Mark Tauscher, American football player
      1977 - Branko Tomovic, Serbian actor
      1978 - Jenny Keim, Cin Ohio, diver (Olympics-9th-96)
      1978 - Kumiko Aso, Japanese actress
      1978 - Isabelle Delobel, French European ice dancer
      1979 - Cawey Schau, Seattle Wash, canoist (alt-Olympics-96)
      1979 - Nick Rimando, American soccer player
      1980 - Andee Pickens, New Orleans La, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96)
      1980 - Brittney McConn, Largo Fla, figure skater (1997 Eastern Sr champ)
      1980 - Venus Williams, Lynwood California, tennis star
      1980 - Kimeru, Japanese singer
      1981 - Kyle Boller, American football quarterback
      1981 - Amrita Rao, Bollywood actress
      1981 - Shane Watson, Australian cricket all-rounder
      1982 - Marek Svatoš, Slovakian ice hockey player
      1983 - Connie Fisher, English stage actress
      1983 - Kazunari Ninomiya, Japanese singer and actor
      1983 - Lee Ryan, British singer (Blue)
      1984 - John Gallagher Jr. American stage actor
      1985 - Marcos Baghdatis, Cypriot professional tennis player
      1985 - Rafael Sóbis, Brazilian footballer
      1988 - Andrew Ogilvy, Australian basketball player
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

      18th June

      1269 - Princess Eleanor of England (d. 1298)
      1318 - Princess Eleanor of Woodstock (d. 1355)
      1466 - Ottaviano Petrucci, Italian printer (d. 1539)
      1511 - Bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor/architect
      1511 - Ponte Santa Trinita, Florence
      1517 - Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (d. 1593)
      1552 - Gabriello Chiabrera, Italian poet (d. 1637)
      1581 - Thomas Overbury, poet (baptized)
      1667 - Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshal (d. 1750)
      1681 - Feofan Prokopovich, theologian, archbishop of Novgorod, westernizer
      1716 - Joseph M Vien, French (court)painter
      1723 - Giuseppe Scarlotti, composer
      1740 - Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor
      1744 - Augustin Holler, composer
      1757 - Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, composer
      1757 - Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine leader (d. 1833)
      1758 - Pieter PJQ Ondaatje, Ceylon/Dutch jurist/patriot
      1780 - Michael Henkel, composer
      1794 - George Grote, British historian
      1799 - William Lassell, discoverer (satellites of Uranus & Neptune)
      1809 - Sylvanus William Godon, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1879
      1812 - Ivan Goncharov, Russia, novelist/travel writer (Oblomov)
      1813 - Pavel Annenkov, Rus literature historian (Zametsjatelnoje desjatileti)
      1820 - Martin Andreas Udbye, composer
      1822 - Henry David Leslie, composer
      1824 - Johannes Heykamp, Catholic archbishop of Utrecht
      1839 - William Henry Seward Jr, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1920
      1845 - Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1922)
      1850 - Richard Heuberger, composer
      1854 - Edward Wyllis Scripps, publisher/journalist
      1857 - Henry Clay Folger Jr, US, businessman/Shakespeare fan
      1858 - Hans Schardt, Swiss geologist
      1860 - Hugo Loudon, CEO (Royal Dutch Oil [Shell])
      1861 - Jose FdT Coelho, Portuguese writer (Os Meus Amores)
      1863 - George Essex Evans, Australian poet (d. 1909)
      1868 - Miklos Horthy von Nagybanya, Hungarian admiral/regent (1910-44)
      1870 - Edouard Le Roy, French philosopher and mathematician
      1877 - James Montgomery Flagg, illustrator ("I want you" Uncle Sam)
      1881 - Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch labor leader
      1882 - Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgaria premier (1946-49) [or 6/28]
      1884 - Edouard Daladier, premier France (1933..40)
      1886 - George Mallory, England, mountain climber ("because it is there")
      1886 - Alexander Wetmore, American ornithologist (d. 1978)
      1887 - Blanche Yurka, St Paul MN, actress (Taxi, Tale of 2 Cities)
      1888 - Margarita Xirgu, Barcelona Spain, actress (Bloody Wedding)
      1888 - S S Van Dine, [William Huntingdon Wright], author (Canary Murder Case)
      1889 - Paul Joostens, Flemish painter
      1891 - Hans Ruin, Finnish Swedish-language historian
      1891 - Mae Busch, Australian actress (d. 1946)
      1892 - Edward Steuermann, composer
      1895 - Manuela Fernández-Fojaco, Spanish supercentenarian
      1896 - Blanche Sweet, Chicago, actress (Home Sweet Home, Avenging Conscience)
      1896 - Cota Ramaswami, cricketer (Davis Cup for India 1922, Test 1936)
      1896 - Philip Barry, US, dramatist (Philadelphia Story)
      1898 - Carleton Percy Hobbs, Farnborough England
      1898 - M C Escher, Dutch graphic artist
      1899 - James Ralph Darling, teacher
      1901 - Jimmy Dale, Bronx NYC, orchestra leader (Sonny & Cher)
      1901 - Llewellyn Rees, British theater actor (Invisible Creature)
      1902 - Henry Wadsworth, Maysville KY, actor (Applause, Fast & Loose)
      1903 - Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Le diable ouch corps)
      1903 - Jeanette MacDonald, Phila, American actress and singer (When I'm Calling You), (d. 1965)
      1904 - Keye Luke, Canton China, actor (Across the Pacific, Yangtse Incident)
      1904 - Manuel Rosenthal, Paris France, composer (Bootleggers)
      1905 - Eduard Tubin, composer
      1905 - John Gardener, boatbuilder/writer
      1906 - Kay Kyser, Rocky Mount NC, orchestra leader (Kay Kyser's Kollege)
      1907 - Benny Payne, Phila, pianist (Billy Daniels Show)
      1907 - Froelich Rainey, Wisc, quiz moderator (What in the World)
      1908 - Bud Collyer, NYC, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth)
      1908 - Maria E Vieira da Silva, Portuguese painter (Infinite Passage)
      1908 - Nedra Volz, American actress (d. 2003)
      1908 - Stanley Knowles, Canadian politician (d. 1997)
      1910 - Avon Long, Balt Md, actor (Roots: Next Generation)
      1910 - Dick Foran, Flemington NJ, actor (OK Crackerby)
      1910 - E G Marshall, Owatonna Minn, actor (Playhouse 90, Chicago Hope)
      1910 - Ray McKinley, Fort Worth Tx, orchestra leader/drummer (Glenn Miller Time)
      1910 - E.G. Marshall, American actor (d. 1998)
      1912 - Glen Morris, MO, Olympic champion/actor (Tarzan)
      1912 - Henry Brandon, Berlin Germany, actor (Drums of Fu Manchu)
      1913 - Sammy Cahn, lyricist (3 Coins in a Fountain)
      1913 - Sylvia Porter, financial writer (Sylvia Porter's Money Book)
      1914 - Billy Wade, cricket wicket-keeper (South African in 11 Tests 1938-50)
      1915 - Arthur Fagg, cricketer (dual double-centuries in a game for Kent 1938)
      1915 - Red Adair, oilman (fought oil fires in Kuwait)
      1915 - Victor Legley, composer
      1916 - John Young, actor/TV panelist (Masquerade Party)
      1917 - Akhmet Jevdet Ismail Hajiyev, composer
      1917 - Richard Boone, LA California, actor (Paladin-Have Gun Will Travel)
      1917 - Arthur Tremblay, Canadian politician (d. 1996)
      1918 - Bob Carroll, singer/actor (Stage Two Revue, Stranger)
      1919 - Edward Leadbitter, politician
      1919 - Edwin Clarke, historian/neurologist
      1919 - Mel Brandt, Bkln NY, actor (Faraway Hill)
      1919 - Ted Leadbitter, British MP (Lab)
      1920 - Aster Berkhof, [Louis Van de Bergh], Flemish writer (Furious Christ)
      1920 - Ian Carmichael, Hull England, actor (Lucky Jim, I'm Alright Jack)
      1922 - Donald L Keene, NYC, Japanese translator/critic
      1922 - Claude Helffer, French pianist (d. 2004)
      1923 - Herman Krebbers, Dutch violist/concert master
      1924 - George Mikan, NBA center (6-time all-pro)
      1924 - Liesbeth den Uyl-van Vessem, feminist/wife of Joop den Uyl
      1925 - Herman "Ace" Wallace, blues guitarist/singer
      1925 - Rex Collings, writer/publisher
      1925 - Robert Arthur, Aberdeen Wash, actor (12 O'Clock High, Just For You)
      1926 - Patricia Hutchinson, British ambassador (Uruguay)
      1926 - Tom Wicker, columnist (NY Times)
      1927 - Dennis Landau, CEO (Cooperative Wholesale Society)
      1927 - John Phillipps Kenyon, historian/teacher
      1927 - Paul Eddington, actor (Devil Rides Out, Devil's Bride)
      1927 - Simeon Pironkov, composer
      1927 - Eva Bartok, Hungarian-born British actress
      1928 - Maggie McNamara, NYC, actress (3 Coins in a Fountain, Cardinal)
      1928 - Michael Blakemore, British theater director (Country Life)
      1928 - David T. Lykken, American scientist
      1929 - Eva Bartok, Budapest Hungary, actress (Assassin, Crimson Pirate)
      1929 - James Bishop, editor (London News Publications)
      1929 - Jorgen Habermans, German sociologist (Frankfurter Schule)
      1930 - Peter Phillips, CEO (AB Electronics) [or Feb 10]
      1931 - Della Smith, cookbook writer/British broadcaster
      1931 - Peter Batty, TV/movie producer
      1931 - Fernando Henrique Cardoso, President of Brazil from 1995 to 2002
      1932 - Dudley R. Herschbach, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
      1932 - Geoffrey Hill, English poet
      1933 - Jean Wicki, Switzerland, 4-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1972)
      1933 - Tommy Hunt, US singer (Flamingos-Lovers Never Say Goodbye)
      1934 - Brian Kenny, deputy supreme allied commander (Europe)
      1934 - Carl de Winter, sect-gen (Federation of British Artists)
      1934 - Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Japanese manga artist (d. 2004)
      1935 - Hugh McColl, American banker
      1936 - Ian Spurling, ballet designer
      1936 - R Ronald Venetian, [Vene], president Suriname (1991- )
      1937 - Gail Godwin, US, author (Perfectionists, Odd Woman)
      1937 - John D [Jay] Rockefeller IV, (Sen-D-WV, 1985- )
      1937 - Varbara Ann Teer, US actress/director (Natl Black Theatre Company)
      1937 - Vitaly Mikhailovich Zholobov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 21)
      1938 - Joop M Worrell, Dutch MP (PvdA)
      1938 - Kevin Murray, Australian rules footballer
      1939 - Lou Brock, one-time baseball stolen base leader (St Louis Cards)
      1939 - Lynn Whiting, horse trainer
      1940 - Bob Duncan, prison warden (Gartree Prison in UK)
      1940 - Jim Albus, Staten Island NY, PGA golfer (1991 Mazda Senior Players)
      1940 - Michael Sheard, British actor (d. 2005)
      1941 - Delia Smith, English cook and television presenter
      1942 - Hans Vonk, Dutch conductor
      1942 - Paul McCartney, Liverpool, English rocker & pop star (Beatles)
      1942 - Roger Ebert, Urbana Ill, film critic (Siskel & Ebert at the Movies)
      1942 - Thabo M Mbeki, South African economist/1st vice-president (1994- )
      1942 - Carl Radle, American bass guitarist (d. 1980)
      1943 - Barry Evans, actor (Dr Upton-Dr in the House, Mind Your Language)
      1943 - Raffaella Carrà, Italian singer
      1944 - Paul Lansky, composer
      1944 - Sandy Posey, American singer
      1946 - Russell Ash, British author
      1946 - Fabio Capello, Italian football coach
      1946 - Bruiser Brody [Frank Goodish], professional wrestler (d. 1988)
      1947 - Bernard Giraudeau, La Rochelle France, actor (L'Annee des Meduses)
      1947 - Douglas Young, composer
      1947 - Linda Thorson, Toronto, actress (Tara-Avengers, Julia-1 Life to Live)
      1948 - Éva Marton, Hungarian operatic soprano
      1949 - Jerry Hollendorfer, horse trainer
      1949 - William Randolph Hearst III, publisher/editor
      1949 - Chris Van Allsburg, American author and illustrator
      1949 - Prince Lincoln Thompson, Jamaican musician (d. 1999)
      1949 - Lech Kaczyński, Polish president, 2005-present
      1950 - Annelie Ehrhardt, German DR, 100m hurdler (Olympics-gold-1972)
      1951 - Henny Huisman, Dutch TV host (Playback Show)
      1952 - Barry Champagne, Louisiana, stunt coorindator (Licence to Kill)
      1952 - Carol Kane, Cleveland Ohio, actress (Dog Day Afternoon, Simka-Taxi)
      1952 - Isabella Rossellini, Rome Italy, actress (Big Night, Blue Velvet)
      1952 - Rickey Gazda, rocker
      1953 - Jerome Smith, US guitarist (KC & the Sunshine Band-Boogie Shoes)
      1954 - William Beard, rock drummer (Face To Face)
      1956 - Brian Benben, Winchester Va, actor (Dream On, Gangster Chronicles)
      1957 - Andrea Evans, actress (Young & Restless, Tina-One Life to Live)
      1957 - Tom Bailey, England, rocker (Thompson Twins-Doctor Doctor)
      1958 - Daniels Koran, saxophonist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
      1960 - Ralph Brown, British actor
      1961 - Andres Galarraga, Caracas Venezuela, infielder (Colorado Rockies)
      1961 - [Genevieve] Alison Moyet, Essex England, rock vocalist (Yaz, Alf)
      1962 - Jan[ice] Merrill, track star (US record long distance holder 1979)
      1962 - Mitsuharu Misawa, Japanese professional wrestler
      1963 - Bruce Smith, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
      1963 - Darren "Dizzy" Reed, US musician (Guns n' Roses-Sweet Girl of Mine)
      1963 - Joe Walter, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
      1963 - Omar Londono, jockey
      1964 - Thanh Nguyen, Saigon Vietnam, 141 lbs US weightlifter (Olympics-1996)
      1964 - Uday Hussein, Iraqi leader (d. 2003)
      1965 - Kim Dickens, American actress and model
      1966 - Bob Kempainen, Minneapolis MN, marathoner (Olympics-96)
      1966 - Doug Bodger, Chemainus BC, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, San Jose)
      1966 - Kurt Browning, Alberta, figure skater (Olympic-5-1994)
      1966 - Luke Jensen, Grayling Mich, tennis star (1993 French Open doubles)
      1966 - Robert Kempainen, Minneapolis MN, marathoner (Oly-1996)
      1966 - Sandy Alomar, Salinas Puerto Rico, catcher (Cleveland Indians)
      1967 - Pasquale Bruno, Italian American entrepreneur
      1968 - John Lumkes, Chicago Illinois, 3k steeplechase runner
      1969 - Fernando Valenzula, jockey
      1969 - Jay Leeuwenburg, NFL guard/center (Chic Bears, Indianapolis Colts)
      1969 - Laura Brown, LPGA golfer
      1969 - Pål Pot Pamparius, Norwegian musician (Turbonegro)
      1969 - Vito LoGrasso, American professional wrestler
      1969 - Christopher Largen, American author
      1970 - Greg Yaitanes, American television and film director
      1971 - Blair Pocock, cricketer (New Zealand opening batsman 1993)
      1971 - Mara Hobel, NYC, actress (Mommie Dearest)
      1971 - Nathan Morris, [Alex Vanderpool], Phila Pa, rapper (Boyz II Men)
      1972 - Otakar Vejvoda, Kladno CZE, hockey forward (Team Czech Rep)
      1973 - Rayna Stewart, safety/cornerback (Tennessee Oilers)
      1973 - Tracy Noonan, Lawrence Mass, soccer goalkeeper (Olympics-96)
      1973 - Alexandros Papadimitriou, Greek hammer thrower
      1973 - Julie Depardieu, French actress
      1974 - Bumper Robinson, actor (Webster, Night Court)
      1974 - Keith Poole, wide receiver (New Orleans Saints)
      1974 - Vincenzo Montella, Italian footballer
      1975 - Aleksandrs Koliņko, Latvian footballer
      1975 - Martin St. Louis, Canadian hockey player
      1975 - Marie Gillain, Belgian actress
      1975 - Jemma Griffiths, Welsh singer-songwriter
      1975 - Jamel Debbouze, French actor and producer
      1976 - Alana de la Garza, American actress
      1976 - Witte Wartena, Dutch artist
      1976 - Blake Shelton, American Country Singer
      1980 - Antonio Gates, American football player
      1980 - Tara Platt, American actress
      1980 - Ivana Wong, Hong Kong singer and songwriter
      1980 - Craig Mottram, Australian middle distance runner
      1981 - Teresa Cormack, New Zealand murder victim (d. 1987)
      1981 - Ella (Jiahua) Chen, member of the Taiwanese girl-group S.H.E
      1982 - Sean Conant, Irish-American artist
      1984 - Mateus, Angolan footballer
      1984 - Janne Happonen, Finnish skijumper
      1986 - Richard Gasquet, French tennis player
      1989 - Renee Olstead, American singer and actress
      1991 - Willa Holland, American actress
      1992 - Bob Kempainen, Minneapolis MN, marathoner (Olympics-66)
      2006 - Countess Zaria of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsber
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

      19th June

      1301 - Prince Morikuni, Japanese shogun (d. 1333)
      1507 - Annibale Caro, Italian poet (d. 1566)
      1566 - James I Stuart, king of Scotland (James VI)/England (1567/1603-25)
      1595 - Wladyslaw IV Vasa, king of Poland (1632-48)
      1606 - James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, Scottish statesman (d. 1649)
      1608 - Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)
      1613 - Christian de Placker, composer
      1623 - Blaise Pascal, mathematician/physicist/religious writer (Pascal)
      1633 - Philippus van Limborch, remonstrants theologist/vicar
      1708 - Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer
      1717 - Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz, composer
      1741 - Reinier Vinkeles, Dutch engraver/art collector
      1749 - Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, France, chairman (National Convention)
      1764 - John Barrow, England, founded Royal Geographical Society
      1764 - Jose Gervasio Artigas, general/father of Uruguay
      1766 - Edmund Weber, composer
      1771 - Joseph Gergonne, French mathematician (d. 1859)
      1782 - Hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer (L'avenir)
      1782 - John Bray, composer
      1783 - Thomas Sully, US portrait painter (Queen Victoria)
      1790 - John Gibson, British (?) sculptor
      1792 - Gustav Schwab, writer
      1810 - Ferdinand David, violist/compser (Hohe Schule des Violinspiels)
      1811 - Henry Prince, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
      1814 - Johannes H Weissenbruch, landscape painter
      1815 - John William Glover, composer
      1815 - Cornelius Krieghoff, Canadian painter (d. 1872)
      1816 - William Henry Webb, American industrialist (d. 1899)
      1834 - Edgar H G Degas, French painter (ballerina)
      1834 - Charles Spurgeon, English preacher (d. 1892)
      1842 - Carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer
      1843 - Charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer
      1846 - Antonio Abetti, Italian astronomer (d. 1928)
      1850 - David Jayne Hill, American diplomat (d. 1932)
      1851 - Billy Midwinter, Australian cricketer (d. 1890)
      1854 - Alfredo Catalani, composer
      1856 - Elbert Hubbard, US, editor/publisher/author (Message to Garcia)
      1858 - Charles Haddon George Alexander, [George Samson], British actor
      1858 - Dirk Fock, governor-general of Neth Indies (1921-26)
      1861 - Douglas Haig, British fieldmarshal (Sudan, WW I)
      1861 - Jose Protasio Rizal, Philippine optician/author/nationalist
      1865 - Alfred Hugenberg, German RC pres-dir of Krupp/media magnate
      1865 - May Whitty, Liverpool England, actress (Mrs Minerva, Suspicion)
      1867 - Eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist
      1867 - Frank Iredale, cricketer (Australian batsman 1894-99)
      1868 - Heinrich Schenker, [A Niloff], Austrian musicologist (Urlinie)
      1874 - Peder Oluf Pedersen, Danish engineer (d. 1941)
      1877 - Charles Coburn, Macon Ga, actor (Acad-1943, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)
      1878 - James M Kilroe, priest of St Mary Star of the Sea, in the Bronx
      1880 - Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung)
      1884 - Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, French Dadaist artist and writer (d. 1974)
      1885 - Stevan Hristic, composer
      1886 - Duchess of Windsor, American divorcee and wife of Edward VIII (abdicated)
      1886 - Robert Herberigs, Flemish composer/writer (Hiawatha's Song)
      1889 - Enrico Celio, president (Switzerland)
      1890 - Barbara Everest, London England, actress (Fatal Witness, Inquest)
      1893 - Adriaan F Dussenbroek, Dutch family dr/co-founder (Union Natl Arubano)
      1896 - Bessie Wallis Warfield Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, divorcee
      1897 - Moe Howard, [Moses Horowitz], Bkln NY, actor and comedian (The 3 Stooges)
      1898 - Paul Muller-Zurich, composer
      1898 - James Joseph Sweeney, American Catholic prelate (d. 1968)
      1899 - George Calinescu, Romania, literature (Enigma Otilei)
      1900 - Laura Hobson, NYC, TV writer/panelist (I've Got a Secret)
      1901 - Edward Lambert, British diplomat
      1902 - Guy Lombardo, London Ontario Canada, orchestra leader (Auld Lang Syne)
      1903 - Walter Hammond, cricketer (one of the greatest of English batsman)
      1903 - [Henry] Lou[is] Gehrig, "Iron Horse", 1st baseman for NY Yankees (d. 1941)
      1903 - Hans Litten, German jurist (d. 1938)
      1904 - Balis Dvarionas, composer
      1905 - George Voskovec, Czech, actor (Fred-Nero Wolfe, Peter-Skag)
      1905 - Taneli Kuusisto, composer
      1905 - Mildred Natwick, American actress (d. 1994)
      1906 - Ernst Boris Chain, German-born biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)
      1906 - Walter Rauff, German colonel (d. 1984)
      1907 - Clarence Wiseman, 10th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1985)
      1908 - Mildred Natwick, Balt Md, actress (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon)
      1908 - Quentin N Burdick, (Sen-D-ND, 1960-91)
      1909 - Edwin Gerschefski, composer
      1909 - Osamu Dazai, Japan, novelist (Tsugaru, No Longer Human)
      1910 - Frederick Harry Baines, painter
      1912 - Jerry Jerome, Bkln NY, saxophonist (Words & Music)
      1912 - Martin Gabel, Phila, TV host (With this Ring)
      1912 - Don Gutteridge, American baseball player
      1912 - Virginia MacWatters, American soprano (d. 2005)
      1914 - Alan Cranston, (Sen-D-CA, 1969- )
      1914 - Harry Lauter, White Plains NY, actor (Waterfront)
      1914 - Morgan Morgan-Giles, Brits Lt admiral/MP
      1914 - Lester Raymond Flatt, TN, bluegrass (Earl-Ballad of Jed Clampett)
      1914 - Anthony Bloom, Metropolitan of the Russian Orthodox Church (d. 2003)
      1915 - Julius Schwartz, American editor and agent (d. 2004)
      1916 - Pat Buttram, actor (Mr Haney-Green Acres)
      1916 - George Pravda, Prague, Austria-Hungary, actor (Thunderball, Firefox), (d. 1985)
      1917 - Joshua Nkomo, Zimbabwan minister (ZAPUA)
      1918 - Evelle Jansen Younger, prosecutor (Charles Manson, Sirhan Sirhan)
      1919 - Louis Jourdan, Marseilles France, actor (Gigi, Can-Can, Madame Bovary)
      1919 - Pauline Kael, movie critic (NY Times, For Keeps)
      1921 - Allan Davis, (mayor-London)
      1921 - Herman Berserik, Dutch painter/graphic artist
      1921 - Howell T Heflin, (Sen-D-Alabama, 1979- )
      1921 - Rosalyn Yalow, famed award winning medical physicist
      1922 - Aage Neals Bohr, Denmark, physicist/study atomic nucleus (Nobel 1975)
      1924 - David Scott, priest
      1924 - Leo Nomellini, NFL defensive tackle (SF 49ers)
      1924 - Wassil Bykau, writer
      1925 - Alfred B Nzo, South African sec-gen ANC (1969- )
      1925 - Charlie Drake, British comic (Plank, Rhubarb Rhubarb, Splish Splash)
      1927 - Karel Kupka, composer
      1928 - Nancy Marchand, Buffalo NY, actress (Beacon Hill, Margaret-Lou Grant)
      1928 - Raymond Powell, British MP
      1928 - Barry Took, English comedy writer (d. 2002)
      1929 - Thelma Barlow, English actress (Mavis on Coronation Street)
      1930 - Bryan Kneale, British sculptor
      1930 - Jul Levi, composer
      1930 - Gena Rowlands, Madison Wisconsin, American actress
      1931 - "Against Iain" duke of Atholl, English large landowner
      1932 - Marisa Pavan, Cagliari Italy, actress (Solomon & Sheba, Rose Tattoo)
      1932 - Pier Angeli, Italy (Sodom & Gomorrah, Vintage, Battle of the Bulge)
      1933 - Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11)
      1934 - Hammond Furlonge, cricketer (WI batsman in 3 Tests 1955-56)
      1934 - Terence Clark, British diplomat
      1935 - Tommy Devito, Montclair NJ, rock vocalist (Four Seasons-Sherry)
      1936 - Shirley Goodman, US R&B singers (Shirley & Lee-Feels so Good)
      1936 - Marisa Galvany, American soprano
      1938 - Charles Gwathmey, architect (5 Architects)
      1938 - John Sheil, Northern Irish High Court judge
      1938 - Ian Smith, Australian actor
      1939 - Peter Duffell, Brits lt-general/minister of Defense
      1939 - Al Wilson, American singer (d. 2008)
      1940 - Shirley "Cha Cha" Muldowney, drag racer (1st woman Top Fuel champ)
      1941 - Marlene Warfield, Queens NY, actress (Victoria-Maude)
      1941 - Václav Klaus, Czech politician and President
      1941 - Conchita Carpio-Morales, Filipino Supreme Court jurist
      1942 - Elaine "Spanky" McFarlane, rocker (Spanky & Our Gang-Lazy Day)
      1942 - Jos Brink, Dutch TV host (Op Zoek)
      1942 - Neil Chalmers, director (National History Museum, London)
      1942 - Robert [Bob] W Kasten Jr, (Sen-R-WI, 1981- )
      1944 - Chico Buarque, Brazilian musician
      1945 - Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese politician (Nobel)
      1945 - Tim Hovey, LA California, actor (Queen Bee, Toy Tiger, Man Afraid)
      1945 - Tobias Wolff, US writer (This Boy's Life)
      1945 - Radovan Karadžić, Serbian-Bosnian politician
      1947 - James T Walsh, (Rep-R-NY)
      1947 - Salman Rushdie, Pak, novelist (Midnight's Children, Satanic Verses)
      1947 - Paula Koivuniemi, Finnish singer
      1948 - Nick Drake, rocker (Back to Fruit Tree)
      1948 - Phylicia Rashad, Houston, Texas, American actress and singer (The Cosby Show, One Life to Live)
      1948 - Dervin Gordon, rocker
      1950 - Constance Forslund, San Diego California, actress (Shining Season)
      1950 - Ann Wilson, San Diego California, American musician (Heart-What About Love)
      1951 - Daria Nicolodi, Florence Italy, actress (Terror, Shock)
      1951 - Ayman al-Zawahiri, Egyptian terrorist
      1951 - Francesco Moser, Italian cyclist
      1952 - Robert Ainsworth, British MP
      1953 - Larry Dunn, [Dunhill], US keyboardist (Earth Wind & Fire)
      1954 - Jim Cooper, (Rep-D-TN, 1983- )
      1954 - Michael O'Brien, British MP
      1954 - Kathleen Turner, Springfield, Missouri, American actress (Accidental Tourist, Jewel of Nile)
      1956 - Doug Stone, American singer
      1957 - David Gleeson, Norfolk England, US, rower (Olympics-1996)
      1957 - Anna Lindh, Swedish politician (d. 2003)
      1959 - Kimberley Leston, journalist
      1959 - Mark DeBarge, Grand Rapids Mich, rock vocalist (DeBarge-Who's Johnny)
      1960 - Heike Walpot, German, cosmonaut
      1960 - Johnny Lee Gray, Jr, LA California, 800m runner (Olympics-7th-1996)
      1960 - Patti Rizzo, Hollywood Fla, golfer (Mexican Amateur champion 1980)
      1960 - Simon Wright, heavy metal drummer (AC/DC)
      1960 - Luke Morley, British guitarist
      1962 - Ken Tohill, jockey
      1962 - Paula Julie Abdul, Van Nuys California, singer/choreographer (Straight Up)
      1962 - Phillip Hatchett, Russellville Ky, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Quebec)
      1962 - Sid Fenech, jockey
      1962 - Jeremy Bates, English tennis player
      1963 - Rory Underwood, English rugby union footballer
      1964 - David Freedman, cricketer (NSW left-arm Chinese bowler since 1990)
      1964 - Boris Johnson, British politician
      1964 - Brian Vander Ark, American musician
      1965 - Karen Davies, Wrexham N Wales, golfer (1991 PING-Cellular One-6th)
      1965 - Sadie Frost, English actress
      1965 - Luc Donckerwolke, Belgian car designer
      1966 - Joichi Ito, Japanese entrepreneur
      1967 - Eric Schweig, Inuvik Canada, actor (Dead Man's Walk)
      1967 - Bjørn Dæhlie, Norwegian skier
      1967 - Mia Sara, American actress
      1968 - Jud Buechler, NBA guard/forward (Chicago Bulls)
      1968 - Alastair Lynch, Australian rules footballer
      1969 - Lara Spencer, American TV personality
      1969 - Thomas Breitling, American entrepreneur
      1970 - Chris Gray, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins, Chicago Bears)
      1970 - Claire Mitchell-Taverner, Australian field hockey midfielder (Oly-96)
      1970 - Leonard Humphries, CFL cornerback (BC Lions)
      1970 - Quincy Dushawn Watts, Detroit Mich, 400m runner
      1970 - Scott Brumfield, guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
      1970 - Rahul Gandhi, Indian politician
      1970 - Brian Welch, American guitarist
      1970 - Antonis Remos, Greek singer
      1972 - Andre Strode, CFL defensive back (BC Lions)
      1972 - Anna Van der Kamp, Abbotsford BC, rower (Olympics-96)
      1972 - Millard Coleman, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)
      1972 - Poppy Montgomery, Australian actress
      1972 - Dennis Lyxzén, Swedish musician
      1972 - Robin Tunney, American actress
      1973 - Arne van de Berg, soccer player (Willem II)
      1973 - Jahine Arnold, wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
      1973 - Josie Davis, actress (Charles in Charge) [or Jan 16]
      1973 - Yasuhiko Yabuta, Japanese baseball player
      1974 - Doug Mientkiewicz, American baseball player
      1975 - Anna Valle, Miss Universe-Italy (1996)
      1975 - Anthony Parker, NBA guard (Phila 76ers)
      1975 - Brandon Mitchell, defensive end (New England Patriots)
      1975 - Hugh Dancy, English actor
      1976 - Darnell Autry, running back (Chicago Bears)
      1976 - Bryan Hughes, English footballer
      1977 - Peter Warrick, American football player
      1977 - Veronika Vařeková, Czech supermodel
      1978 - Garfield the Cat, animated character "Big fat hairy deal"
      1978 - Tyson Dux, Canadian wrestler
      1978 - Dirk Nowitzki, German basketball player
      1978 - Zoe Saldana, Passaic, New Jersey, American actress (Avatar, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl)
      1978 - Claudio Vargas, Dominican baseball player
      1978 - Mía Maestro, Argentine actress
      1979 - Soni Meduna, Omaha Neb, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96)
      1979 - John Duddy, Northern Irish boxer
      1979 - John Ford, American software engineer
      1979 - Quentin Jammer, American football player
      1980 - Amy Merrill, Miss Utah Teen USA (1997)
      1980 - Adel Abdulaziz, Emiratie football player
      1980 - Dante Robinson, American football player
      1980 - Lauren Lee Smith, Canadian actress
      1982 - David Pollack, American football player
      1982 - Joe Cheng, Taiwanese actor
      1982 - Alexander Frolov, Russian hockey player
      1983 - Mark Selby, British snooker player
      1984 - Emil Coleman, orchestra leader (Arthur Murray Party)
      1984 - Paul Dano, American actor
      1986 - Marvin Williams, American basketball player
      1987 - Rashard Mendenhall, American football player
      1991 - Pontus Ekhem, Swedish hockey player
      1995 - Blake Woodruff, American actor
      2008 - Maddie Aldridge, daughter of Jamie Lynn Spears
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

      20th June

      236 BC - Scipio Africanus, Roman statesman and general of the Second Punic War (d. 183 BC)
      1005 - Ali az-Zahir, caliph (d. 1036)
      1389 - John, Duke of Bedford, regent of England (d. 1435)
      1566 - Sigismund III, King of Poland/Sweden
      1583 - Jacob De la Gardie, Swedish soldier and statesman (d. 1652)
      1585 - Lazaro Valvasensi, composer
      1615 - Salvatore Rosa, Italian painter/musician [or 7/21]
      1634 - Charles Emanuel II, Duke of Savoy (1638-75)
      1642 - George Hickes, English linguistic (Old German Philology)
      1647 - Johann Georg III, Elector of Saxony (1680-91)
      1674 - Nicholas Rowe, England, poet laureate (Jane Shore, Tamerlane)
      1694 - Hans A Brorson, Danish poet/bishop of Ribe
      1717 - Jacques Saly, French sculptor (d. 1776)
      1723 - Adam Ferguson, Scottish sociologist/historian
      1723 - Theophilus Lindsey, English theologian (d. 1808)
      1730 - Nonnosus Madlseder, composer
      1733 - Betty Washington sister of George Washington
      1737 - Tokugawa Ieharu, Japanese military (d. 1786)
      1743 - Anna L Barbauld, writer of hymns
      1756 - Joseph Martin Kraus, composer
      1763 - Theobald Wolfe Tone, Irish nationalist
      1770 - Moses Waddel, American educator/minister and bestselling author (d. 1840)
      1771 - Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, Scottish philanthropist (d. 1820)
      1786 - Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, French poet (d. 1859)
      1808 - Samson Raphael Hirsch, German rabbi (d. 1888)
      1819 - Jacques Offenbach, Cologne, French composer (Tales of Hoffmann)
      1823 - Jesse Lee Reno, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
      1824 - George E Street, British (?) architect
      1824 - John Tyler Morgan, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1907
      1833 - Leon-J-F Bonnat, painter
      1852 - Theodorus Heemskerk Jzn, minister of interior (1866..88) [or Jul 20]
      1858 - Medardo Rosso, Italian sculptor (portraits)
      1858 - Charles W. Chesnutt, American writer (d. 1932)
      1860 - Jack Worrall, Australian cricketer, footballer, and coach (d. 1937)
      1861 - Arthur Battelle Whiting, composer
      1864 - Worm Pander, sculptor
      1866 - Ivans, [Jacob van Schevichaven], Dutch lawyer/detective writer
      1866 - Lord George ESMH Carnarvon, England, egyptologist (Tutanchamon)
      1868 - Helen Miller Shepard, philanthropist/established Hall of Fame
      1872 - George Carpenter, the 5th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1948)
      1875 - Othenio Able, Austria, paleontologist
      1883 - Giannotto Bastianelli, composer
      1883 - Jules Verstraete, [Julien G the Graef], actor (Driestuiversopera)
      1883 - Leah Baird, Chicago IL, actress (Lady Gangster)
      1885 - Andrzej Gawroński, Polish scholar (d. 1927)
      1887 - Arnaut Colnot, painter/graphic artist
      1887 - Kurt Schwitters, German/British dada-artist/poet (collages)
      1889 - John S. Paraskevopoulos, Greek-South African astronomer (d. 1951)
      1891 - John A. Costello, second Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland (d. 1976)
      1892 - S M Tretjakow, writer
      1894 - George Delacorte, NYC, philanthropist/publisher (Dell Books)
      1894 - Lloyd A Hall, Illinois, pioneer in food chemistry
      1897 - Cyril "Froggy" Francois, cricketer (S Afr all-rounder v Eng 1922-23)
      1897 - Elisabeth Hauptmann, German writer (d. 1973)
      1899 - Anthon van der Horst, Dutch organist/composer
      1899 - Jean Moulin, hero of the French Resistance (WW II)
      1900 - Ernest White, composer
      1901 - Iri Maruki, artist
      1903 - Glenna Collett Vare, RI, Natl Am Golf champ (1922, 25, 28-30, 35)
      1904 - Heinrich von Brentano di Tremezzo, German Foreign Minister
      1905 - Lillian Hellman, American playwright (d. 1984)
      1906 - Bob Howard, Newton Mass, singer/pianist (Sing it Again)
      1906 - Catherine Cookson, England, novelist (Bannaman Legacy)
      1907 - Lillian Hellman, playwright (Toys in the Attic, Little Foxes)
      1907 - Jimmy Driftwood, American songwriter and musician (d. 1998)
      1908 - Billy Werber, American baseball player
      1909 - Cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres)
      1909 - Errol Flynn, Hobart Tasmania, actor (Captain Blood, Robin Hood)
      1909 - Joan Harrison, screenwriter
      1911 - Gail Patrick, Birmingham Ala, actress (My Man Godfrey, Love Crazy)
      1911 - Lord Brightman, British judge of appeals
      1912 - Anthony Buckeridge, English author (d. 2004)
      1914 - Friedrich Zipp, composer
      1915 - Terence Young, Shanghai China, director (Dr No, Thunderball)
      1915 - Dick Reynolds, Australian rules footballer and coach (d. 2002)
      1916 - Johnny Morris, British broadcaster/actor (Once in a Lifetime)
      1916 - William Balchin, geographer
      1916 - Jean-Jacques Bertrand, premier of Quebec (d. 1973)
      1917 - Igor Śmiałowski, Polish actor (d. 2006)
      1918 - George Lynch, American auto racer (d. 1997)
      1918 - Zoltán Sztáray, Hungarian writer
      1919 - Bruce Gordon, London England, actor (Frank Nitti-Untouchables)
      1919 - Ronald Hines, Dutch/British actor (Pack of Lies)
      1920 - Haydn Tudor Evans, British high court judge
      1923 - Marcus Bakker, Dutch MP (CPN)
      1924 - Chet Atkins, Luttrell Tenn, guitarist (Me & My Guitar)
      1924 - Rainer Barzel, German leader (CDU-CSU)/minister
      1925 - Audie Murphy, Kingston, Texas, most decorated American WW II hero/actor (Destry, Joe Butterfly)
      1925 - Doris J Hart, St Louis Mo, tennis player (Wimbledon 1951)
      1926 - Arthur Bell, royal botanic gardens director (Kew Gardens)
      1927 - John M Dengler, jazz bass sax/trumpet/trombone
      1928 - David Mitchell, British MP
      1928 - Jean-Marie le Pen, France, leader (National Front party)
      1928 - Martin Landau, Bkln, actor (Mission Impossible, Space 1999, Ed Wood)
      1928 - Robert Satanowski, composer
      1928 - Eric Dolphy, Los Angeles California, jazz musician, (d. 1964)
      1929 - Ingrid Haebler, Austrian pianist (Hayd/Mozart/Schubert)
      1930 - Ellie Rabb, US, actor (Fabulous Baker Boys, Extreme Close-up)
      1930 - John Waine, bishop (Chelmsford)
      1930 - Robert Ivanovich Rozhdestvensky, poet
      1930 - Paul Pender, American boxer
      1930 - Magdalena Abakanowicz, Polish artist
      1931 - Arne Nordheim, Larvik Norway, conductor/composer (Aftonland)
      1931 - James Tolkan Calumet MI, actor (Weekend War, Leap of Faith)
      1931 - Olympia Dukakis, Lowell Mass, actress (Moonstruck, Cemetery Club)
      1931 - Richard Southwood, zoologist/chancellor (Oxford University)
      1931 - Martin Landau, American actor
      1932 - Robert Rozjdestvenski, Russian poet (Requiem, Userjoz)
      1933 - Brett Halsey, Santa Ana California, actress (Paul-Follow the Sun)
      1933 - Claire Tomalin, biographer/editor
      1933 - Danny Aiello, NYC, actor (Moonstruck, Radio Days)
      1933 - Earl of Cranbrook, CEO (Nature Conservancy Council)
      1933 - Jean Boiteux, France, 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1952)
      1934 - Brian Barder, British high commissar (Australia)
      1934 - Cornel Taranu, composer
      1934 - Wendy Craig, England, actress (Joseph Andrews)
      1934 - Rossana Podestà, Italian actress
      1935 - Anthony Pilkington, CEO (Pilkington Pic)
      1936 - Billy Guy, Attasca Tx, rock baritone (Coasters-Young Blood)
      1936 - Bobby Nunn, rocker (Coasters-Young Blood)
      1936 - Leon Hughes, rocker
      1937 - Jerry Keller, rocker/actor (If Ever I See You Again)
      1938 - Nikolay Avksentevich Martinov, composer
      1939 - Budge Rogers, British rugby player
      1939 - R B Desai, cricketer (effective pace bowler for India in 60s)
      1940 - John Mahoney, Manchester England, actor (Fraiser, Frantic, 8 Men Out)
      1940 - Eugen Drewermann, German theologian
      1941 - Stephen Frears, England, dir (Prick Up Your Ears, Dangerous Liaisons)
      1941 - Ulf D Merbold, German physicist/astronaut (STS 9, 42, Soyuz TM-19)
      1942 - Brian Wilson, Inglewood California, vocalist (Beachboys-In My Room)
      1943 - Andy Etchebarren, baseball catcher (Balt Orioles)
      1944 - Dave Nelson, baseball player
      1944 - Terry Funk, Hammond Ind, pro wrestler (WWF/NWA)/actor (Paradise Alley)
      1944 - David Roper, English actor
      1945 - David S Monson, (Rep-R-UT, 1985- )
      1945 - James F Buchli, New Rockford ND, USMC/astr (STS 51C, 61A, 29, 48)
      1945 - John McCook, Ventura Cal, actor (Codename: Firefox, Bold & Beautiful)
      1945 - [Morna] Anne Murray, Springhill Nova Scotia Canada, singer (Snow Bird)
      1946 - Andre Watts, Nuremberg Germany, concert pianist (Oberon)
      1946 - Duchess of Gloucester
      1946 - Bob Vila, television presenter
      1946 - Xanana Gusmão, President of East Timor
      1947 - Candy Clark, Ok, actress (Man Who Fell to Earth, Q, American Graffiti)
      1947 - David French, British director (Deep Sleep, Bingo)
      1947 - John Forbes, horse trainer
      1947 - Dolores Brooks, American singer (the Crystals)
      1947 - Josef Clemens, German bishop and Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
      1947 - Ivo Milazzo, Italian comic book artist
      1948 - Joey Molland, rocker
      1948 - Nigel Morris, rocker (Isotope)
      1948 - Ludwig Scotty, President of Nauru
      1949 - Bob Andrews, England, rock keyboardist/vocalist
      1949 - Paul Shaw, Collingwood Ontario, trap shooter (Olympics-96)
      1949 - Lionel Richie, Alabama, singer (Commodores, Hello, Penny Lover)
      1951 - Peter Gordon, composer
      1951 - Tress MacNeille, American voice actress
      1951 - Paul Muldoon, Northern Irish poet
      1952 - Jayne Thobois, Noblesville IN, LPGA golfer (1995 Hawaiian-56th)
      1952 - John Goodman, St Louis Mo, actor (Dan Conner-Roseanne, Babe)
      1952 - Larry Riley, Memphis Tn, actor (Harry-Stir Crazy, Knots Landing)
      1952 - Vikram Seth, Indian poet
      1953 - Alan Longmuir, Edinburgh Scotland, rocker (Bay City Rollers)
      1953 - Brian J Duffy, Boston, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 45, 57, 72, sk:92)
      1953 - Raul Ramirez, tennis player
      1953 - Willy Rampf, German F1 technical director (BMW Sauber)
      1954 - Alan [Joseph] Lamb, South African/British cricket player (Northampton)
      1954 - Allan Lamb, cricketer (Langebaanweg, Cape Prov, 79 Tests for England)
      1954 - Michael Anthony, rock bassist/singer (Van Halen-Pretty Woman)
      1954 - Ilan Ramon, Israeli combat pilot and astronaut (d. 2003)
      1956 - Peter Reid, English former footballer
      1957 - Butch Patrick, Inglewood California, actor (Real McCoys, Eddie-Munsters)
      1957 - Koko B. Ware, American professional wrestler
      1958 - Chuck Wagner, Nashville Tn, actor (Automan)
      1958 - Dickie Thon, baseball player
      1958 - Ron Hornaday, American racecar driver
      1958 - Kelly Johnson [Bernadette], Edmonton, London, guitarist (Girlschool), (d. 2007)
      1960 - Donna Mayhew, Taylor Penn, javelin thrower
      1960 - John Taylor, rocker
      1960 - Michael Corbett, Collingwood NJ, actor (David-Young & Restless)
      1960 - [Nigel] John Taylor, England, rock bassist (Duran Duran-Girls on Film)
      1961 - Gary Varsho, baseball player
      1961 - Karin Enke, Dresden German DR, speed skater (Olympic-gold-1980, 84)
      1963 - Kirk Baptiste, Beaumont Tx, 200m runner (Olympic-silver-1984)
      1963 - Matt Anger, Walnut Creek Cal, tennis star
      1963 - Amir Derakh, American musician (Orgy)
      1963 - Don West, American professional wrestling announcer
      1964 - Najee Mustafaa, NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders)
      1964 - Paul David Goydos, Long Beach CA, PGA golfer (1994 BC Open-7th)
      1964 - Pierfrancesco Chili, Italian motorcycle racer
      1965 - Michael Landon Jr, Encino California, actor (Bonanza The Return)
      1967 - Joseph William Cathcart, rock guitarist (Nelson-Love & Affection)
      1967 - Pat Jablonski, Toledo, NHL goalie (Montreal Canadiens)
      1967 - Nicole Kidman, Honolulu Hawaii, actress (Dead Calm, Far & Away)
      1968 - Fred McAfee, NFL running back (Pittsburgh Steelers)
      1968 - Garry Howe, WLAF nose tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)
      1968 - Mike McCarthy, Bkln NY, pursuit cyclist (Olympics-88, 96)
      1969 - Gerald Dixon, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals)
      1969 - Malivai Washington, Glenn Cove NY, tennis star (Olympics-96)
      1970 - Shay-Oren Smadja, Israel, men's half middleweight judoka (Oly-1996)
      1970 - Prince Moulay Rachid of Morocco
      1970 - Andrea Nahles, German politician
      1970 - Bruce Woodcock, American computer games analyst
      1971 - Rodney Rogers, NBA forward (LA Clippers)
      1971 - William Gaines, NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
      1971 - Jeordie White, American musician (Marilyn Manson)
      1972 - Jo Roberts, WLAF quarterback (Barcelona Dragons)
      1972 - Jozef Stumpel, Nitra CZE, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Boston)
      1972 - Juan Castro, Sinaloa Mexico, infielder (LA Dodgers)
      1972 - Martin Keino, Nyeri Kenya, 1.5k runner
      1972 - Paras Mhambrey, Indian cricket pace bowler (Test v England 1996)
      1972 - Paul Bako, American baseball player
      1973 - Chino Moreno, American musician (Deftones)
      1974 - Jami Ferrell, Munncie Indiana, playmate (Jan 1997)
      1975 - Francois Rozenthal, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
      1975 - Maurice Rozenthal, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
      1975 - Daniel Zítka, Czech footballer
      1976 - Jerome Fontamillas,Filipino American musician (Switchfoot)
      1976 - Carlos Lee, Panamanian baseball player
      1976 - Rob Mackowiak, American baseball player
      1976 - Juliano Belletti, Brazilian footballer
      1977 - Gordan Giriček, Croatian basketball player
      1978 - LaVar Arrington, American football player
      1978 - Quinton Jackson, American Mixed Martial Artist
      1978 - Frank Lampard, English footballer
      1978 - Jan-Paul Saeijs, Dutch footballer
      1978 - Bobby Seay, American baseball player
      1979 - Sydne Vogel, Anchorage Alaska, figure skater (1996 NW Pac Sr champ)
      1979 - Charlotte Hatherley, English guitarist (Ash)
      1979 - Charles Howell III, Professional Golfer
      1979 - Cael Sanderson, Olympic Wrestler
      1979 - Lani Billard, Canadian actress
      1980 - Carlo Festuccia, Italian rugby union footballer
      1980 - Fabian Wegmann, German road racing cyclist
      1980 - Franco Semioli, Italian footballer
      1980 - Tony Lovato, American singer and guitarrist (Mest)
      1981 - Ardian Gashi, Albanian-Norwegian footballer
      1983 - Darren Sproles, American football player
      1983 - Cherrie Ying, Hong Kong actress
      1983 - Josh Childress, American basketball player
      1985 - Souleymane Mamam, Togolese footballer
      1985 - Darko Miličić, Serbian basketball player
      1988 - Shefali Chowdhury, Welsh actress
      1989 - Christopher Mintz-Plasse, American actor
      1997 - Maria Lark, Russian-born American actress
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

      21st June

      1002 - Leo IX, [Bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg], Pope (1049-54)
      1226 - King Boleslaus V of Poland (d. 1279)
      1528 - Maria of Spain, Holy Roman Empire Empress (1603)
      1577 - Giovanni Del Turco, composer
      1596 - Michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov
      1639 - Increase Mather, New England Puritan minister (d. 1723)
      1640 - Abraham Mignon, still life painter
      1646 - Maria Francisca of Nemours, queen of Portugal (d. 1683)
      1668 - Cajetan Kolberer, composer
      1712 - Luc Urbain de Bouexic, comte de Guichen, French admiral (d. 1790)
      1730 - Norinaga Moto'ori, Japanese scientist
      1732 - Johann Christoph Frederic Bach, composer
      1740 - Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief)
      1750 - Pierre-Nicolas Beauvallet, French artist (d. 1818)
      1759 - Alexander J. Dallas, American statesman and financier (d. 1817)
      1763 - Pierre P Royer-Collard, French attorney/philosopher
      1764 - Sidney Smith, British admiral (d. 1840)
      1774 - Daniel D Tompkins, (D-R), 6th US vice-president (1817-25)
      1781 - Siméon-Denis Poisson, French mathematician and physicist (d. 1840)
      1782 - Pyotr Kotlyarevsky, Russian general (d. 1852)
      1788 - Princess Augusta of Bavaria (d. 1850)
      1790 - Wilhelm Speyer, composer
      1791 - Robert Napier, British engineer (d. 1876)
      1798 - Wolfgang Menzel, German writer (d. 1873)
      1805 - Karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer
      1805 - Charles Thomas Jackson, American scientist, polymath (d. 1880)
      1811 - Carlo Matteucci, Italian physicist (d. 1868)
      1812 - Moses Hess, Jewish socialist and nationalist (d. 1875)
      1817 - James Brewerton Ricketts, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1887
      1818 - Ernst II, duke of Saxon-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93)/composer
      1818 - Joseph Abel Haskin, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1874
      1823 - Edward Elmer Potter, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1889
      1823 - Jean Chacornac, French astronomer (d. 1873)
      1825 - William Stubbs, English historian and Anglican bishop of Oxford (d. 1901)
      1839 - Joaquim M Machado de Assic, Brazil, writer (Epitaph of a small winner)
      1839 - Johannes P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician
      1839 - John Decatur Barry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1867
      1839 - Machado de Assis, writer
      1844 - Ernest F Cambier, Belgian colonial pioneer (1st railway Congo)
      1851 - Daniel Carter Beard, US, organized 1st boy scout troop
      1859 - Henry O Tanner, artist
      1862 - Henry Holden Huss, composer
      1862 - Johannes Schlaf, writer
      1862 - Damrong Rajanubhab, Thai prince and historian (d. 1943)
      1863 - Max Wolf, German astronomer (d. 1932)
      1864 - Heinrich Wölfflin, Swiss art historian (d. 1945)
      1865 - Albert Herbert Brewer, composer
      1868 - Edwin Stephen Goodrich, English zoologist (d. 1946)
      1870 - Clara Immerwahr, German chemist (d. 1915)
      1873 - Henry M Tomlinson, British writer (Sea & Jungle)
      1876 - Willem H Keesom, physicist (helium vast)
      1879 - Umberto Brunelleschi, Italian cartoonist/illustrator (Candide)
      1880 - Arnold Gesell, American psychologist and pediatrician (d. 1961)
      1880 - Josiah Stamp, 1st Baron Stamp, British civil servant, industrialist, economist, statistician and banker (d. 1941)
      1882 - Rockwell Kent, artist/painter/illustrator (Canterbury Tales)
      1882 - Lluís Companys i Jover, Spanish politician (d. 1940)
      1883 - Feodor Gladkov, Russian socialist writer (Cement) (d. 1958)
      1884 - Claude "Auk" Auchinleck, British fieldmarshal North-Africa
      1887 - Norman L. Bowen, Canadian petrologist (d. 1956)
      1889 - Ralph Craig, American athlete (d. 1972)
      1890 - Frank Sherman Land, The order of DeMolay founder (d. 1959)
      1891 - Hermann Scherchen, Berlin Germany, conductor (Nature of Music)
      1891 - Pier Luigi Nervi, Italian architect (Nuove Struttura)
      1892 - Reinhold Niebuhr, US, theologian (Nature & Destiny of Man)
      1893 - Alois Hába, Czech composer (d. 1973)
      1894 - Milward Kennedy, British public servant and mystery writer (d. 1968)
      1896 - Charles B. Momsen, American inventor (d. 1967)
      1898 - Donald C. Peattie, American botanist and writer (d. 1964)
      1899 - Pavel Haas, composer
      1900 - Gunnar Ek, composer
      1902 - Wilhelm Maler, composer
      1902 - Howie Morenz, professional ice hockey player (d. 1937)
      1903 - Al[bert] Hirschfield, St Louis Mo, cartoonist (NINA, NY Times)
      1903 - Dorothy Stickney, Dickinson ND, actress (And So They Were Married)
      1903 - Helene Costello, dancer/actress (Love Toy)
      1903 - Louis Krasner, violinist
      1903 - Al Hirschfeld, American cartoonist (d. 2003)
      1905 - Jacques Goddot, French publisher (Tour de France)
      1905 - Jean Paul Sartre, existentialist/writer (Le Mur, Nobel 1964; declined)
      1906 - Luis Maria Millet, composer
      1906 - Harold Spina, American composer (d. 1997)
      1908 - William Frankena, American philosopher (d. 1994)
      1909 - Kurt Schwaen, composer
      1910 - Bela Tardos, composer
      1910 - Charles Jones, composer
      1910 - Aleksandr Tvardovsky, Soviet poet (d. 1971)
      1912 - Mary McCarthy, US, novelist (Group)
      1913 - Irving Shulman, author/screenwriter
      1914 - Jan Decadt, composer
      1914 - William Vickrey, economist
      1916 - Joe Bamford, British manufacturer/multi-millionaire
      1918 - James Bysse Joll, historian
      1918 - Eddie Lopat, American baseball player (d. 1992)
      1919 - Gérard Pelletier, French Canadian journalist, politician, and diplomat (d. 1997)
      1919 - Paolo Soleri, Italian-born American architect
      1920 - Helen Cattanach, British Army Nursing Service (QARANC)
      1921 - Frank Scott, Fargo ND, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show)
      1921 - Jane Russell, Bemidji MN, full-figured actress (Outlaw)
      1921 - Jean Kent, London England, actress (Adv of Sir Francis Drake)
      1921 - Joan Tetzel, NYC, actress (Hell Below Zero, Joy in the Morning)
      1921 - Jean de Broglie, French politician
      1922 - Jim McConnon, cricketer (England off-spinner against Pakistan 1954)
      1922 - Judy Holliday, NYC, comedienne/actress (Born Yesterday, Adam's Rib)
      1923 - John Compton, Lynchburg Tn, actor (Shannon-D.A.'s Man)
      1924 - Wally Fawkes, cartoonist/jazz clarinettist
      1924 - Jean Laplanche, French psychoanalytic thinker
      1925 - Maureen Stapleton, Troy NY, actress (Airport, Coccoon, Plaza Suite)
      1925 - Giovanni Spadolini, Italian politician (d. 1994)
      1926 - Conrad Hall, Tahitian-born cinematographer (d. 2003)
      1927 - Carl Burton Stokes, Cleveland, (Mayor-Cleve)/TV newscaster
      1927 - Jackie Collum, baseball player
      1928 - Judith Raskin, NYC, soprano (Susanna-Le Nozze di Figaro)
      1928 - V G Yershov, cosmonaut
      1929 - Agha Saadat Ali, cricketer (Paki bat in Test v NZ 1956, scored 8*)
      1929 - John Morgan, British ambassador (to Mexico)
      1929 - Alexandre Lagoya, Greek-Italian classical guitarist (d. 1999)
      1930 - Gerald Kaufman, British MP (shadow Foreign Secretary)
      1930 - Mike McCormack, NFL offensive tackle (NY Yankees, Cleveland, Phila)
      1930 - Patricia Lindop, radio biologist
      1930 - Peter Marshall, police commissioner (London)
      1931 - Lawrence K Grossman, News president (NBC-TV)
      1931 - Margaret Heckler, US Secretary of Health & Human Services (1983-85)
      1932 - Bernard Ingham, press secretary (Margaret Thatcher)
      1932 - Lalo [Boris] Schifrin, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer
      1932 - Ocie Lee "OC" Smith, US jazz singer (Little Green Apples)
      1932 - O.C. Smith, American singer (d. 2001)
      1933 - Bernie Kopell, NYC, actor (Love Boat, Get Smart, That Girl)
      1934 - Wulf Kirsten, writer
      1935 - Francoise Sagan, [Quoirez], Cajarc France, novelist (Bonjour Trieste)
      1935 - Monte Markham, Manatee Fla, actor (Second Hundred Years, Dallas)
      1936 - O C Smith, rocker
      1937 - Anna Davies, prof of Comparative Philology (Oxford U)
      1937 - John Edrich, cricketer (England left-handed batsman, 310* v NZ 1965)
      1938 - Dan Burton, (Rep-R-IN, 1983- )
      1938 - James Botten, cricketer (all-rounder in 1965 S Afr series v England)
      1938 - Ron Ely, Hereford, Texas, American actor (Tarzan, Doc Savage)
      1939 - Charles Boone, composer
      1939 - Ruben Berrios, Puerto Rican politician
      1940 - Mariette Hartley, NYC, actress (Poloroid spokesperson, Marooned)
      1940 - Michael Ruse, Canadian philosopher
      1941 - Pia J Barendrecht, Indonesian/Dutch actress (Pinokkio)
      1941 - Joe Flaherty, American-Canadian actor
      1942 - Marg Margolies-Mezvinsky, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
      1942 - William Bradford Reynolds, Conn, US asst attorney general
      1942 - Togo D. West, Jr., American attorney and public official
      1942 - Henry S. Taylor, American writer
      1943 - Salomé, Spanish singer
      1944 - Corinna Tsopel, Athens, actress (Man Called Horse)/Miss Universe (64)
      1944 - Frans Luitjes, Dutch athlete
      1944 - Jon Hiseman, rocker
      1944 - Miguel Danus, Vicens rocker
      1944 - Ray Davies, London, singer/guitarist (Kinks-Come Dancing)
      1945 - Chris Britton, England, rock guitarist (Troggs-Wild Thing)
      1945 - Adam Zagajewski, Polish philosopher, poet
      1946 - Brenda Holloway, US singer/songwriter (When I'm Gone)
      1946 - Kate Hoey, British MP (Lab)
      1946 - Malcolm Rifkind, British QC MP (Sect of State for Defense)
      1946 - Maurice Saatchi, English advertising CEO (Saatchi & Saatchi)
      1946 - Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian comedian and author
      1947 - Dana Rohrabacher, (Rep-R-California)
      1947 - Lex van Delden, Dutch actor (Soldier of Orange)
      1947 - Meredith Baxter-Birney, Ca, actr (Family Ties, Bridget Loves Bernie)
      1947 - Michael Gross, Chicago Ill, actor (Family Ties, FBI murders)
      1947 - Shirin Ebadi, Iranian lawyer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
      1948 - Joey Malland, Liverpool, rock guitarist (Badfinger-Come & Get It)
      1948 - Ian McEwan, English writer
      1948 - Lionel Rose, Australian boxer
      1948 - Andrzej Sapkowski, Polish writer
      1949 - Jim Bacchus, (Rep-D-Florida)
      1950 - Joey Kramer, NYC, hard rock drummer (Aerosmith-Toys in the Attic)
      1950 - Terry Miskolczi, Dunnville ON, Canadian Tour golfer (1976 Alberta-3rd)
      1950 - Anne Carson, Canadian poet
      1950 - Gérard Lanvin, French actor
      1951 - Nils Lofgren, Chicago, guitarist/singer/songwriter (East Street Band)
      1952 - Kôichi Mashimo, Japanese anime director
      1953 - Benazir Bhutto, 1st female leader of a Moslem nation (Pakistan)
      1953 - Charlie Moore Jr, baseball player
      1953 - Robyn Douglass, Sendai Japan, actress (Lonely Guy, Romantic Comedy)
      1953 - Michael Bowen, American actor
      1953 - Augustus Pablo, Jamaican musician (d. 1999)
      1954 - Anne Kirkbridge, actress (Deidre-Coronation Street)
      1954 - Jeremy Coney, cricketer (NZ captain turned them into world-beaters)
      1954 - Robert Pastorelli, Bkln NY, actor (Eldin-Murphy Brown)
      1954 - Müjde Ar, Turkish actress
      1954 - Mark Kimmitt, US Army general
      1954 - Anne Kirkbride, English actress
      1954 - Robert Menasse, Austrian writer
      1955 - David Marshall Grant, Westport CT, actor (Legs, French Postcards)
      1955 - Leigh J McCloskey, LA California, actor (Dallas, Executive Suite, Gen Hosp)
      1955 - Michel Platini, French footballer
      1956 - Mikhail Burtsev, USSR, sabres (Olympic-gold-1976)
      1956 - Rick Sutcliffe, pitcher (LA Dodgers, Chicago Cubs)
      1957 - Berke Breathed, cartoonist (Vegetarian, Bloom County, Outland)
      1957 - Mark Brzezicki, rock drummer (Big Country-Wonderland)
      1958 - Gennadi Ivanovich Padalka, Russian major/cosmonaut (SK: Soyuz TM-28)
      1959 - Kathy Mattea, country singer (Love at the Five & Dime)
      1959 - Tom Chambers, NBA forward, center (Seattle SuperSonics, Phoenix Suns)
      1961 - Kip Winger, rocker (Winger-17)
      1961 - Manu Chao, Spanish musician
      1961 - Sascha Konietzko, German musician
      1961 - Karen Barber, ice skater
      1962 - Marc Copage, LA California, actor (Corey Baker-Julia)
      1962 - Viktor Tsoi, Russian musician
      1962 - Takeshi Asami, Japanese racing driver
      1963 - Jeff Musselman, baseball player
      1963 - Mike Sherrard, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
      1964 - Doug Savant, Burbank California, actor (Matt Fielding-Melrose Place)
      1964 - Kari Kennell, Colorado, playmate (Feb, 1988)/actress (Eric's Revenge)
      1964 - Sammi Davis-Voss, Kidderminster England, actress (Hope & Glory)
      1964 - David Morrissey, British actor
      1965 - Michael Dolan, Oklahoma City OK, actor (Hamburger Hill, Liberace)
      1965 - Larry Wachowski, film director
      1965 - Yang Liwei, Chinese astronaut
      1966 - David Williams, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers, NY Jets)
      1966 - Nan Woods, actress (1 More Saturday Night)
      1966 - Rudi Bakhtiar, American journalist
      1966 - Mancow Muller, American radio personality
      1967 - Derrick Coleman, NBA forward (Phila 76ers)
      1967 - Michele Smith, Califon NJ, softball pitcher (Olympics-gold-96)
      1967 - Robert Drummond, CFL running back (Toronto Argonauts)
      1967 - Tim Simenson, rocker (Bomb the Bass)
      1967 - Pierre Omidyar, Iranian-American billionaire
      1967 - Jim Breuer, American comedian
      1968 - Alastair Campbell Mackintosh, Hamilton NZ, coxless rower (Olympics-96)
      1968 - Brandon Douglas, Oklahoma City, actor (Dr Quinn, Father's Homecoming)
      1968 - Darryl Shannon, Barrie, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
      1968 - Henry Newby, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
      1968 - Alisyn Camerota, American journalist
      1968 - Sonique, British DJ
      1968 - Gretchen Carlson, American journalist
      1969 - Chris Perez, CFL tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
      1969 - Donovan Osborne, Roseville CA, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
      1969 - Gabriella Paruzzi, Italian skier
      1970 - Brandon Moore, NFL tackle (NE Patriots)
      1970 - John Roethlisberger, Afton Minn, gymnast (Olympics-5th-96)
      1970 - Sindee Coxx, American pornographic actress
      1970 - Pete Rock, American rapper/producer
      1971 - Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, Crown Prince/son of King of Nepal
      1971 - Nicole Stevenson, Melbourne Australia, backstroker (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
      1971 - Tyrone Drakeford, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers)
      1971 - Anette Olzon, Swedish singer
      1972 - Andrew Jordan, NFL tight end (Minnesota Vikings)
      1972 - Billy Milner, NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins)
      1972 - Heath Rylance, CFL quarterback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
      1972 - Jamal Ellis, NFL/WLAF cornerback (Denver Broncos, Rhein Fire)
      1972 - Marv Marshall, NFL/WLAF receiver (Buccaneers, Barcelona Dragons)
      1972 - Tony Berti, NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers)
      1972 - Alon Hilu, Israeli writer
      1972 - Neil Doak, former Irish cricketer
      1973 - Alyson Annan, Sydney NSW Aust, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
      1973 - Juliette Lewis, LA California, actress (Natural Born Killers, Cape Fear)
      1973 - Merlakia Jones, WNBA guard/forward (Cleveland Rockers)
      1973 - Sammie Burroughs, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
      1974 - Rob Kelly, safety (New Orleans Saints)
      1974 - Natasha Desborough, British radio personality
      1974 - Craig Lowndes, Australian racing driver
      1974 - Rob Kelly, American football player
      1974 - Neely Jenkins, American musician
      1976 - Natalia Cronenbold Aguilera, Miss Universe-Bolivia (1996)
      1976 - Antonio Cochran, American football player
      1976 - Mike Einziger, American musician
      1976 - Nigel Lappin, Australian footballer
      1977 - Jochen Hecht, Mannheim GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
      1978 - Cristiano Lupatelli, Italian footballer
      1978 - Jack Guzman, American actor
      1978 - Erica Durance, Canadian actress
      1978 - Dejan Ognjanović, Montenegrin football player
      1979 - Chris Pratt, American actor
      1980 - Sendy Rleal, Dominican baseball player
      1980 - Richard Jefferson, American basketball player
      1981 - Brandon Flowers, American singer and keyboardist (The Killers)
      1981 - Yann Danis, Canadian ice hockey player
      1982 - Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, London, England, son of Prince Charles & Lady Diana
      1984 - Franck Perera, French racing driver
      1984 - Alicia Alighatti, American pornographic actress
      1985 - Anthony Morelli, American football player
      1985 - Byron Schammer, AFL footballer
      1987 - Dale Thomas, AFL footballer
      1987 - Kim Ryeowook, Korean pop singer
      1987 - Sebastian Prödl, Austrian footballer
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

      22nd June

      1478 - Philips de Schone, Archduke of Austrian/King of Castilia (Philips I)
      1611 - Pablo Bruna, composer
      1613 - Lambert Pietkin, composer
      1674 - Eugene J P, Earl of Merode, Belgian marquis of Westerloo
      1680 - Ebenezer Erskine, Scottish religious dissenter (d. 1754)
      1684 - Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer
      1701 - Nikolaj Eigtved, Danish architect (Christiansborg Castle)
      1704 - John Taylor, English classical scholar (d. 1766)
      1713 - Lord John Philip Sackville, English cricketer (d. 1765)
      1738 - Jacques Delille, French poet and translator (d. 1813)
      1741 - Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer
      1742 - Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer
      1757 - George Vancouver, surveyed Pacific coast from SF to Vancouver I
      1767 - Wilhelm von Humboldt, German philosopher and statesman (d. 1835)
      1796 - Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [OS]
      1805 - Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Il Apostolato Popolare)
      1814 - James Henry Lane, MC (Union), died in 1866 [or Jul 28 1833]
      1824 - Frederic Louis Ritter, composer
      1830 - Theodor Leschetizky, composer
      1837 - Paul Morphy, New Orleans, greatest chess player of all time (1857-61)
      1840 - Ernest Debes, German cartographer (Baedeker)
      1845 - Tom Dula, American folk character (Tom Dooley) (d. 1868)
      1855 - Sam Morris, Hobart, cricketer (Barbados parents only black Aus player)
      1856 - Henry Rider Haggard, author (King Solomon's Mine, She, Dawn)
      1859 - Frank Heino Damrosch, author/musician/teacher (found Inst of Music)
      1861 - Maximilian von Spee, German admiral (d. 1914)
      1864 - Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician
      1869 - Hendrikus Colijn, Dutch premier (AR 1933-39)
      1871 - William McDougall, British psychologist and polymath (d. 1938)
      1876 - Gwen (Gwendolen) John, Haverfordwest, Wales, Welsh painter
      1879 - Thibaudeau Rinfret, jurist and Chief Justice of Canada (d. 1962)
      1883 - Jose Rolon, composer
      1884 - James Rector, American athlete (d. 1949)
      1885 - Milan Vidmar, Slovenian engineer and chess player (d. 1962)
      1887 - Albert PAA Besnard, Dutch poet/journalist (Uprising & Remorse)
      1887 - Julian S Huxley, London, biologist/philosopher, Darwin's Bulldog
      1888 - Harold Burton, U.S. Supreme Court justice (d. 1964)
      1891 - Franz de Backer, Flemish writer (White Enemy)
      1891 - Harry Seymour, NY, actor (Boy Meets Girl, Tenderfoot)
      1892 - Robert Ritter von Greim, German field marshal (d. 1945)
      1893 - Osvald Chlubna, composer
      1896 - Francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea)
      1897 - Norbert Elias, English/Dutch philosopher (Process of Civilization)
      1897 - Edmund A. Chester, American broadcaster and journalist (d. 1973)
      1898 - Erich Maria Remarque, German novelist (All Quiet on the Western Front)
      1899 - Dorothy Devore, Fort Worth TX, actress (Narrow Street, Senior Daredevil)
      1899 - Michal Kalecki, Polish economist
      1900 - Jennie Tourel, St Petersburg Russia, mezzo-soprano (Met Opera 1943-47)
      1901 - Jack Whiting, Phila Pa, actor/singer (Marge & Gower Champion Show)
      1901 - Naunton Wayne, Wales, actor (Quartet, Hidden Room, Double Confession)
      1902 - Arnold J d'Ailly, dir (Nederlandsche Bank)/mayor (Amsterdam, 1946-56)
      1902 - David Burns, actor (Music Man, Hello Dolly!)
      1902 - Marguerite De La Motte, American actress (d. 1950)
      1903 - Carl Hubbell, pitcher (NY Giants)-253 wins, 2.97 lifetime ERA
      1905 - Walter Leigh, composer
      1906 - Anne Morrow Lindbergh, author/aviator, Charles' wife
      1906 - Billy Wilder, Vienna, dir (Some Like It Hot, Apartment, Stalag 17)
      1906 - Richard Fanshawe, England, equestion 3 day event (Olympic-bronze-1936)
      1907 - Anne Morrow Lindbergh, aviator/author (Gift from the Sea)
      1907 - Mike Todd, American film producer (d. 1958)
      1908 - George Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher
      1909 - Katherine Dunham, dancer/choreographer (Casbah, Stormy Weather)
      1909 - Mike Todd, [Avrom Goldbogen], US director (80 days)
      1910 - Peter Pears, Farnham England, tenor (Death in Venice)
      1911 - Guus Jansen, jazz pianist (Net als Toen)
      1911 - Marie Philipsen-Braun, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1928)
      1912 - Vit Nejedly, composer
      1912 - Princess Caroline Mathilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1983)
      1913 - Wladyslaw Sila-Nowicki, Poland, lawyer (Solidarity)
      1914 - Lilo Hardel, writer
      1916 - Johnny Jacobs, American television announcer (d. 1982)
      1918 - Richard Eastham, Opelousas LA, actor (Not With My Wife) [or Jan 22]
      1920 - Chandrasekhar Sarwate, cricketer (batted in 9 Tests for India 1946-52)
      1920 - Gladys Marea Hartman, athletics Administrator
      1920 - Paul Frees, Chicago Ill, animation voice (Bullwinkle)
      1921 - Barbara F Vucanovich, (Rep-R-NV, 1983- )
      1921 - Gower Champion, choreographer (42nd Street, Showboat)
      1921 - Joseph Papp, Bkln, stage producer/director (Pirates of Penzance)
      1922 - Bill Blass, Ft Wayne Ind, fashion designer (Nancy Reagan)
      1923 - Jimmy Cameron, cricketer (brother of John WI batsman 1948-49)
      1926 - Ruth Zechlin, composer
      1927 - Ann Petersen, Belgian actress (d. 2003)
      1928 - Ralph Waite, White Plains, New York, American actor and director (Cool Hand Luke, The Waltons)
      1931 - Henk Vonhoff, Dutch politician (VVD)
      1931 - Hennadiy Udovenko, Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine, politician and diplomat (UN General Assembly President, 1997-8), (d. 2013)
      1932 - Michael Horvit, composer
      1932 - Amrish Puri, Indian actor (d. 2005)
      1932 - Prunella Scales, English actress
      1933 - Dianne Feinstein, 1st female mayor of SF/(Sen-D-Ca)
      1933 - Jacques Martin, French TV host (d. 2007)
      1933 - Libor Pešek, Czech conductor
      1934 - Arthur Miller, legal reporter
      1935 - V V Kumar, cricketer (useful Madras leggie who only played 2 Tests)
      1936 - Kris Kristofferson, Brownsville TX, singer/actor (Amerika, Millenium)
      1936 - Verne Allison, singer (Dells-Open Up My Heart)
      1936 - Hermeto Pascoal, Brazilian musician
      1938 - Andrew Brown, film Producer
      1939 - Don Matthews, American football coach in the CFL
      1940 - Abbas Kiarostami, author/director (Under the Olive Trees, Close Up)
      1940 - Esther Rantzen, British TV presenter
      1941 - Ed Bradley, Phila, CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes)
      1941 - Michael Lerner, Brooklyn NY, actor (8 Men Out, Harlem Nights)
      1941 - Ed Bradley, American journalist (d. 2006)
      1942 - Margreet M H Kamp, Dutch MP (VVD)
      1942 - Toyohiro Akiyama, Japan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-11)
      1943 - Jimmy Castor, NYC, rocker/sax (Troglodyte, Jimmy Castor Bunch)
      1943 - Eumir Deodato, Brazilian artist, producer and arranger
      1944 - Klaus Maria Brandauer, Austria, actor (Mephisto, Out of Africa)
      1944 - Michael Obst, German FR, coxsman (Olympic-gold-1960)
      1944 - Peter Asher, London, singer (Peter & Gordon-World Without Love)
      1944 - Steve Weber, guitarist, (Rounders-Holy "Boobs" Modal)
      1945 - Howard Kaylan, rocker (Flo & Eddie/Turtles-Happy Together, Eleanor)
      1946 - Andrew Rubin, New Bedford Mass, actor (Police Academy) [or Jan 22]
      1946 - Eliades Ochoa, Cuban guitarist (Buena Vista Social Club)
      1947 - David L Lander, Bkln NY, actor (Squiggy-Laverne & Shirley)
      1947 - Don Henley, drummer/singer (Eagles, Boys of Summer)
      1947 - Murray Webb, cricketer (NZ fast bowler in 3 Tests, 4 wkts at 117 75)
      1947 - Octavia E[stelle] Butler, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Wild Seed)
      1947 - Jerry Rawlings, former President of Ghana
      1947 - Howard Kaylan, founding member of The Turtles
      1948 - "Pistol" Pete Maravich, NBA star (Atlanta Hawks)
      1948 - Nolan Clarke, cricketer (Barbados bat 1970-77, later Holland stalwart)
      1948 - Sue Roberts, LPGA golfer
      1948 - Todd Rundgren, Upper Darby PA, singer/guitarist (Hello it's Me)
      1949 - Alan Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie)
      1949 - Gary Moffet, Montreal, rock guitarist (April Wine)
      1949 - Larry Junstrom, rock bassist (.38 Special)
      1949 - Lindsay Wagner, LA Ca, actress (Bionic Woman, Paper Chase, Nighthawks)
      1949 - Meryl Streep, New Jersey, American actress (French Lieutenant's Woman, Sophie's Choice)
      1950 - Murphy Cross, Harve de Grace Md, actor (Phyl & Mikhy, Perfect)
      1952 - Graham Greene, Canadian actor
      1953 - Cyndi Lauper, American singer (Girls Just want to have Fun, Time after Time)
      1953 - Bruce McAvaney, Australian sports broadcaster
      1954 - Amparo Munoz, Malgra Spain, Miss Universe (1974)
      1954 - Bobby Valentino, rocker (Fabulous Poodles)
      1954 - Charles T Canady, (Rep-R-Florida)
      1954 - Chris Lemmon, actor (Brothers & Sisters, Richard-Duet) [or Jan 22]
      1954 - Freddie Prinze, NYC, comedian/actor (Chico & the Man)
      1955 - LeAnn Cassaday, LPGA golfer
      1956 - Derek Forbes, rocker (Simple Minds-Water Front)
      1956 - Green [Gartside], rock vocalist (Scritti Politti-Flesh & Blood)
      1956 - Tim Russ, Wash DC, actor (Tuvoc-Star Trek Voyager)
      1956 - Alfons De Wolf, Belgian cyclist
      1956 - Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistani Politician and Foreign Minister
      1957 - Garry Beers, Sydney Australia, rocker (Inxs-Kiss the Dirt)
      1957 - John Ryder, rock bassist (Face To Face)
      1957 - Nick Santagata, jockey
      1958 - Bruce Campbell, Birmingham, Michigan, American actor/producer/director (Army of Darkness, Evil Dead II)
      1959 - Wayne Federman, American comedian
      1959 - Nicola Sirkis, French singer and lyricist (Indochine)
      1960 - Colleen Devine, San Gabriel Cal, actress (Irreconcilable Differences)
      1960 - Tracy Pollan, NYC, actress (Family Ties)/aka Mrs Michael J Fox
      1960 - Erin Brockovich-Ellis
      1961 - Bobby Gillespie, rocker (Primal Scream)
      1961 - Jimmy Somerville, Glasgow Soctland, rocker (Bronski Beat, Communards)
      1961 - Stephen Batchelor
      1962 - Clyde "Glide" Drexler, NBA Guard (Houston Rockets, Port Trailblazers)
      1962 - Ruby Turner, rocker (No Where to Run)
      1963 - Anne-Marie Ruddock, rocker (Amazulu-Excitable)
      1963 - Randy Couture, Everett Wash, 198 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olymp-96)
      1963 - John Tenta, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 2006)
      1964 - Amy Brenneman, New London Ct, actress (Janice-NYPD Blue)
      1964 - Greg Anderson, NBA forward/center (San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta Hawks)
      1964 - Kevin Sargeant, rocker (Thrashing Doves-Reprobate's Hymm)
      1964 - Mark Royals, NFL punter (New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions)
      1964 - Mike Edwards, British rock vocalist (Jesus Jones-Devil you Know)
      1964 - Nico Jalink, Dutch soccer player (Sparta, NAC)
      1964 - Tommy Cunningham, rock)er (Wet Wet Wet-Wishing I Was)
      1964 - Dan Brown, Exeter, New Hampshire, American author of thriller fiction (The Da Vinci Code)
      1965 - Ľubomír Moravčík, Slovakian footballer
      1965 - Uwe Boll, German film director
      1966 - Camille Benjamin, Cleveland Ohio, tennis star
      1966 - Euan Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe, English baron/multi-millionaire
      1966 - Meyrick Pringle, cricket pace bowler (South African)
      1966 - Paul Randolph, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
      1967 - Al Carlay, Manila Philippines, US fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
      1967 - Eric Green, NFL tight end (Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens)
      1967 - Mark van Hintum, soccer player (Willem II)
      1968 - Darrell Armstrong, NBA guard (Orlando Magic)
      1968 - Paula Irvine, Hollywood California, actress (Lily Blake-Santa Barbara)
      1969 - Derek Russell, NFL wide receiver (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
      1970 - Anne "Annie" Summertime Kakela, US rower (Olympics-4th-96)
      1970 - David Frisch, NFL tight end (NE Patriots)
      1970 - Rastko Cvetkovic, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)
      1970 - Steven Page, Canadian singer (Barenaked Ladies)
      1970 - Michel Elefteriades, Greek-Lebanese politician, artist, producer and businessman
      1971 - Brant Brown, Porterville CA, infielder (Chicago Cubs)
      1971 - Laryssa Biesenthal, Walkertown Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)
      1971 - Mary Lynn Rajskub, Trenton, Michigan, American actress (Chloe O'Brian-24)
      1971 - Kurt Warner, American football player
      1973 - Benjamin Fairbrother, CFL offensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
      1973 - Cory Alexander, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
      1973 - Lacy Goranson, Evanston Ind, actress (Becky-Roseanne)
      1973 - Carson Daly, American television personality
      1974 - Mark Wetges, Walnut Creek California, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
      1974 - Nicole Juvan, Essex Junction Vermont, Miss America-Vermont (1997)
      1974 - Donald Faison, American actor
      1974 - Joseph Vijay, Indian actor
      1975 - Andreas Klöden, German professional road bicycle racer
      1975 - Laila Rouass, Moroccan-Indian actress
      1976 - Gordon Moakes, English musician (Bloc Party)
      1978 - Jai Rodriguez, American TV personality
      1978 - Champ Bailey, American football player
      1978 - Dan Wheldon, British race car driver
      1979 - Joey Cheek, American speed skater
      1979 - Thomas Voeckler, French road bicycle racer
      1979 - Brad Hawpe, American baseball player
      1981 - Lisa Moro, Victoria Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)
      1981 - Chris Urbanowicz, guitarist of British rock band Editors
      1982 - Soraia Chaves, Portuguese actress and model
      1982 - Ian Kinsler, American baseball player
      1984 - Jerome Taylor, West Indies international cricketer
      1984 - Janko Tipsarević, Serbian tennis player
      1985 - Rosa Kato, Italian-Japanese model and actress
      1985 - Sofoklis Schortsanitis, Greek-Cameroonian basketball player
      1986 - Ramin Ott, American Samoan football player
      1988 - Kieran Lee, English football player
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England

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