Famous People Born in June 1942

  • Jun 1 Tom Mankiewicz, screenwriter (Diamonds are Forever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 2 Marie Cheatham, Oklahoma, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Guiding Light)
  • Jun 3 Anita Harris, singer/actress (Follow that Camel)
  • Jun 3 Curtis Mayfield, rock vocalist (Freddie's Dead, Superfly), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 3 Duane Josephson, baseball player
  • Jun 5 Charles Dodge, composer
  • Jun 5 Nelson "Bo" Burton Jr, bowler/sportscaster (Pro Bowlers Tour)
  • Jun 5 Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of Equatorial Guinea (1979- )
  • Jun 6 Howie Kane [Howard Kirshenbaum], American rocker (Jay and the Americans)
  • Jun 6 Sandra Morgan, Australian 4x100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1956), born in Tamworth, New South Wales

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Jun 7 Muammar Gaddafi, Libyan revolutionary, politician, and political theorist, born in Qasr Abu Hadi, Libya

Libyan Revolutionary and Authoritarian Leader Muammar Gaddafi
Libyan Revolutionary and Authoritarian Leader
Muammar Gaddafi
  • Jun 8 Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Skvortsov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jun 8 Gael Ramsey, Brigadier commander (HQ Aldershot Garrison)
  • Jun 8 Chuck Negron, American singer-songwriter (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jun 9 Nicholas Lloyd, editor (Daily Express)
  • Jun 9 Richard Hutton, cricketer (son of Len, 5 Tests 1971)
  • Jun 10 Janet Vogel, rocker (Skyliners)
  • Jun 10 Preston Manning, Canadian politician
  • Jun 11 Somachandra De Silva, cricketer (Sri Lankan leg-spinner 1982-84)
  • Jun 12 Len Barry, [Leonard Borisoff], American rocker (1-2-3-Dovells), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 12 Bert Sakmann, German physiologist, Nobel laureate
  • Jun 13 James Carr, American singer (To Love Somebody), born in Como, Mississippi (d. 2001)
  • Jun 15 Bruce DalCanton, baseball player
  • Jun 15 Tony Coelho, (Rep-D-CA, 1979- )
  • Jun 16 Eddie Levert, vocalist (O'Jays-For the Love of Money), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Jun 16 Giacomo Agostini, Italian world motorcycle race champion, born in Lovere, Italy
  • Jun 16 John Rostill, English rocker (The Shadows), born in Birmingham (d. 1973)
  • Jun 16 Alan "Howling Laud" Hope, British politician and leader of the Official Monster Raving Loony Party (OMRLP), born in Mytchett, Surrey
  • Jun 17 Norman Kuhlice, England, rocker (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)
  • Jun 17 Mohamed ElBaradei, Egyptian IAEA director, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Jun 18 Hans Vonk, Dutch conductor

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Jun 18 Paul McCartney, English musician and member of The Beatles, born in Liverpool, England

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Jun 18 Roger Ebert, film critic (Pulitzer Prize 1975), born in Urbana Illnois (d. 2013)
  • Jun 18 Thabo Mbeki, President of South Africa (1999-2008), 1st vice-president (1994-99) and economist, born in Mbewuleni, Eastern Cape
  • Jun 18 Carl Radle, American bass guitarist (d. 1980)
  • Jun 19 Elaine "Spanky" McFarlane, rocker (Spanky & Our Gang-Lazy Day)
  • Jun 19 Jos Brink, Dutch TV host (Op Zoek)
  • Jun 19 Neil Chalmers, director (National History Museum, London)
  • Jun 19 Robert [Bob] W Kasten Jr, (Sen-R-WI, 1981- )
  • Jun 19 Willie Frazier, AFL/NFL tight end (Houston Oilers), born in El Dorado, Arkansas (d. 2013)
  • Jun 20 Brian Wilson, vocalist (Beachboys-In My Room), born in Inglewood, California
  • Jun 21 Marg Margolies-Mezvinsky, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
  • Jun 21 William Bradford Reynolds, US Assistant Attorney General (1981-88), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Jun 21 Togo D. West, Jr., American attorney and public official
  • Jun 21 Henry S. Taylor, American writer
  • Jun 22 Toyohiro Akiyama, Japan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-11)
  • Jun 24 Gerhart Roth, Austrian writer, born in Graz
  • Jun 24 Michele Lee, actress/singer (Karen-Knots Landing, Love Bug), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 24 Arthur Brown, England, rocker (Fire) [or May 24]
  • Jun 25 Patrick Michael Mitchell, one of FBI's most wanted, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jun 25 Wilbert Bank, actor and director (On Hope of Blessing), born

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Jun 25 Willis Reed, American NBA hall of fame MVP center/coach (NY Knicks), born in Hico, Louisiana

NBA Center and Power Forward Willis Reed
NBA Center and Power Forward
Willis Reed
  • Jun 25 Michel Tremblay, Canadian playwright
  • Jun 26 Larry "The Mole" Taylor, rocker (Canned Heat-On the Road Again), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 26 Gilberto Gil, Brazilian singer and Minister of Culture
  • Jun 27 Frank Mills, Canadian pianist, composer and arranger (Music Box Dancer), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jun 27 John Howard McGuire, American composer, born in Artesia, California
  • Jun 28 "Chris" Martin Thembisile Hani, sec-gen (South African Communist Party)
  • Jun 28 Jim Kolbe, (Rep-R-AZ, 1985- )
  • Jun 28 Sjoukje Dijkstra, Holland, figure skater (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Jun 28 Martin Thembisile Hani, Cofimvaba, Transkei, Chief of Staff of Umkhonto we Sizwe, military arm of the ANC
  • Jun 29 Bas van der Vlies, Dutch politician (SGP)
  • Jun 29 Larry Snyder, American jockey, born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Jun 29 Mike Willesee, Australian television presenter
  • Jun 30 Robert Ballard, explorer/geologist/author/discoverer (Titanic in 1985)