Famous People Born in June 1915

  • Jun 1 John Randolph, American actor (King Kong, Lucan, Lucas Tanner, Angie), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 2 Lester del Rey, American sci-fi author (Moon Trilogy, Marooned on Mars)
  • Jun 2 Robert Moffat Palmer, American composer, born in Syracuse, New York (d. 2010)
  • Jun 2 Walter Tetley, American animation voice (Sherman-Bullwinkle Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 2 Alexandru Nicolschi, Russian communist (d. 1992)
  • Jun 2 Florence Holway, Massachusetts, 75 year old rape victim and activist, (d. 2012)
  • Jun 3 Iris Meredith, actress (Son of Davy Crockett), born in Sioux City, Iowa
  • Jun 3 Milton Cato, 1st Prime Minister of San Vincent and the Grenadines (1979-84), born in Saint Vincent, British Windward Islands (d. 1997)
  • Jun 4 Modibo Keita, president of Mali (1960-68)
  • Jun 4 Walter Hadlee, cricketer (father of Richard & Dayle), New Zealand batsman 40's
  • Jun 5 Alfred Kazin, US writer/literature critic (Inmost Leaf)
  • Jun 5 Lancelot Ware, founder (MENSA)
  • Jun 6 Vincent Persichetti, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, composer (Sibyl)
  • Jun 8 Gustaaf AWC baron van Hemert Dingshof, (mayor-Maarn Neth)
  • Jun 8 Julian Ridsdale, British politician (C), (d. 2004)
  • Jun 9 Jane Cowan, cello teacher
  • Jun 9 Les Paul, American jazz, country and blues guitarist, songwriter and inventor (solid-body electric guitar), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin (d. 2009)

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Jun 10 Saul Bellow, Canadian-born American author (Mr Sammler's Planet, Nobel 1976), born in Lachine, Quebec (d. 2005)

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  • Jun 10 Oscar Comras, drummer (namesake of Comras Mall in Bronx Park), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jun 11 David Kindersley, font designer/cutter
  • Jun 11 Nicholas Metropolis, Greek-American mathematician, physicist and computer scientist (d. 1999)
  • Jun 12 David Rockefeller, American CEO (Chase Manhattan Bank) and philanthropist, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jun 12 Christopher Mayhew, British politician (d. 1997)
  • Jun 13 J Donald Budge, US tennis player (1st to hold world's 4 major titles)
  • Jun 16 Joseph Kagan, Lithuanian-British businessman (Gannex raincoats), born in Lithuania (d. 1995)
  • Jun 16 Mariano Rumor, premier Italy
  • Jun 16 John Tukey, American statistician (d. 2000)
  • Jun 17 Stringbean, [David Akeman], Ky, banjoist/comedian (Hee Haw)
  • Jun 17 Karl Targownik, Hungarian psychiatrist (d. 1996)
  • Jun 18 Arthur Fagg, cricketer (dual double-centuries in a game for Kent 1938)
  • Jun 18 Red Adair, oilman (fought oil fires in Kuwait)
  • Jun 18 Victor Legley, composer
  • Jun 19 Julius Schwartz, American editor and agent (d. 2004)
  • Jun 20 Terence Young, director (Dr No, Thunderball), born in Shanghai, China
  • Jun 20 Dick Reynolds, Australian rules footballer and coach (d. 2002)
  • Jun 23 Dennis Price, English actor (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Separate Tables), born in Twyford, England (d. 1973)
  • Jun 23 Zeb Turner, country-rock performer (Chew Tobacco Rag)
  • Jun 24 Charles James Dunn, Japanese scholar
  • Jun 24 Fred Hoyle, cosmologist (proposed steady-state universe theory)
  • Jun 25 Peter Lind Hayes, comedian/singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 26 Paul Castellano, American mafia boss (d. 1985)
  • Jun 26 Charlotte Zolotow, American author
  • Jun 27 Hendrik W van Leeuwen, musician
  • Jun 28 David "Honeyboy" Edwards, American delta blues guitarist, born in Shaw, Mississippi (d. 2011)
  • Jun 30 Charles Rowe, cricketer (scored a pair in only Test (NZ v Aust 1946))