Famous People Born in June 1909

  • Jun 1 Szymon Goldberg, Polish/US violinist/conductor (Neth Chamber orch)
  • Jun 1 Hans Vogt, Norwegian linguist (d. 1986)
  • Jun 2 Robin Orr, Scottish composer, born in Brechin (d. 2006)
  • Jun 4 Paul Nordoff, composer (Frog Prince), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 4 William Batten, CEO (NY Stock Exchange 1976-84)
  • Jun 5 Alfred Uhl, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1992)
  • Jun 6 Isaiah Berlin, philosopher
  • Jun 6 M J Gopalan, cricketer (1 Test India v England 1933-34)
  • Jun 7 Jessica Tandy, actress (Birds, Cocoon, Batteries Not Included), born in London, England
  • Jun 7 Peter W Rodino, (Rep-D-NJ, 1949- )/chaired Watergate council
  • Jun 7 Virginia Apgar, American physician and childbirth specialist (d. 1974)
  • Jun 8 Maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st)
  • Jun 8 William Odling, major-general
  • Jun 9 Jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher
  • Jun 10 Erwin Dressel, composer
  • Jun 12 Archie Bleyer, Corona NY, orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey)
  • Jun 12 Mansel Treharne Thomas, composer
  • Jun 14 Burl Ives, Hunt Ill, folk singer/actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof)
  • Jun 16 Willi Boskovsky, Austria, conductor (new years concert)
  • Jun 16 Archie Fairley Carr, biologist (d. 1987)
  • Jun 17 Elmer Lee Andersen, Governor of Minnesota (d. 2004)
  • Jun 17 Ralph E. Winters, Canadian film editor (d. 2004)
  • Jun 19 Edwin Gerschefski, composer
  • Jun 19 Osamu Dazai, Japan, novelist (Tsugaru, No Longer Human)
  • Jun 20 Cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres)
  • Jun 20 Errol Flynn, actor (Captain Blood, Robin Hood), born in Hobart Tasmania (d. 1959)
  • Jun 20 Joan Harrison, screenwriter
  • Jun 21 Kurt Schwaen, composer
  • Jun 22 Katherine Dunham, dancer/choreographer (Casbah, Stormy Weather)
  • Jun 22 Mike Todd, [Avrom Goldbogen], US theatre and film director ("Around the World in 80 Days"), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1958)
  • Jun 24 Milton Katims, American conductor/violist (WOR-NYC), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 24 William G Penney, British physicist (1st British Atom Bomb)
  • Jun 25 Daniel Fuchs, US writer (Summer in Williamsburg)
  • Jun 26 "Col Tom" Parker, [Dries Van Kruijk], Neth, rock mgr (Elvis Presley)
  • Jun 26 Betty Askwith, British writer and biographer (d. 1995)
  • Jun 26 Nicholas Polunin, environmentalist
  • Jun 27 Gianandrea Gavazzeni, composer
  • Jun 28 Arnold Shaw, American writer on popular music and composer (d. 1989)
  • Jun 28 Eric Ambler, suspense writer (Epitaph for a Spy), born in London, England
  • Jun 28 French van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist
  • Jun 30 Juan Bosch, poet/President of Dominican Republic (1962-63)