Famous People Born in June 1944

  • Jun 1 Robert Powell, English actor (Jigsaw Man, Shaka Zulu, Secrets), born in Salford, England
  • Jun 2 Garo Yepremian, American NFL place kicker (Miami Dolphins), born in Larnaca, Cyprus (d. 2015)
  • Jun 2 Marvin Hamlisch, American composer/pianist (Sting, Chorus Line), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jun 2 Poul Jensen, Danish sailor (Olympic gold 1976, 80)
  • Jun 2 Antone Tavares, from the R&B group Tavares
  • Jun 3 Edith McGuire, US 200m sprinter (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Jun 3 Michael Clarke, American rock drummer (Byrds-Turn! Turn! Turn!), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 3 Eddy Ottoz, Italian athlete
  • Jun 4 Charlie Whitney, rock guitarist (Family)
  • Jun 4 Michelle Phillips, singer/actress (Mamas & Papas), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 4 Roger Ball, Scotland, saxophonist (Average White Band)
  • Jun 5 Chris Finnegan, UK, middleweight boxing champ (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Jun 5 Tommie Smith, US sprinter (Olympic gold 1968) [or Jan 5]
  • Jun 5 Colm Wilkinson, Irish singer
  • Jun 6 Edgar Froese, German musician (Tangerine Dream), born in Vienna Austria
  • Jun 6 Peter Albin, rocker (Big Brother & Holding Co), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 6 David Penhaligon, British politician
  • Jun 6 Phillip Allen Sharp, American scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Jun 7 Bill Rafferty, comedian (Laugh-In, Real People), born in Queens, New York
  • Jun 7 Clarence White, guitarist (Byrds-Turn! Turn! Turn!), born in Lewiston, Maine (d. 1973)
  • Jun 8 Boz Scaggs, [William Royce], rocker (Steve Miller Band), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jun 8 Don Grady, [Agrati], actor (Robbie Douglas-My Three Sons), (d. 2012)
  • Jun 8 Mark Belanger, American baseball player (d. 1998)
  • Jun 8 Marc Ouellet, Archbishop of Quebec City
  • Jun 9 23 puppies (record litter) born to Lena, a foxhound, Ambler Penn
  • Jun 9 Brigid Bazlen, Wisc, actress (Pam-Too Young to go Steady)
  • Jun 10 Rick Price, rocker (Move)
  • Jun 11 Alan Horworth, British politician (L), first Conservative to change to Labour party, born in London
  • Jun 11 Barry Stevens, British/Neth, choreographer (Personals, Young Again)
  • Jun 11 James "Ox" D A van Hoften, astronaut (STS 11, STS 20), born in Fresno, California
  • Jun 12 Linda Foster, Lancaster England, actress (Doris-Hank)
  • Jun 12 Maurice Jackson, US singer (Independents-Leaving You)
  • Jun 13 Joe Amato, NHRA top fuel drag racing champion (1991)

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Jun 13 Ban Ki-moon, South Korean politician and 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations (2007-16), born in Injō, Japanese Korea

8th Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon
8th Secretary-General of the United Nations
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  • Jun 14 Laurie Colwin, American author (d. 1992)
  • Jun 14 Joe Grifasi, American actor
  • Jun 15 Inna Ryskai, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-2 gold/2 silver-1964-76)
  • Jun 15 Robert Keppel, American criminologist
  • Jun 16 Joan Barbara Grigor, artist
  • Jun 16 Takamiyama, [Jesse Kuhaulua], Hawaii, 1st non-Japanese sumo champion
  • Jun 17 Bill Rafferty, comedian (Real People, Laugh-in '77)
  • Jun 17 Chris Spedding, rocker
  • Jun 17 Chucho Castillo, Mexican bantamweight boxer (WBA, WBC, 1970), born in Nuevo Valle de Moreno, Mexico (d. 2013)
  • Jun 18 Paul Lansky, American electronic composer, born in New York City
  • Jun 18 Sandy Posey, American singer
  • Jun 18 Rick Griffin, American artist and a leading designer of psychedelic posters in the 1960s (Grateful Dead), born in Palos Verdes, California (d. 1991)
  • Jun 19 Chico Buarque, Brazilian musician
  • Jun 20 Dave Nelson, baseball player
  • Jun 20 Terry Funk, pro wrestler (WWF/NWA)/actor (Paradise Alley), born in Hammond, Indiana
  • Jun 20 David Roper, English actor
  • Jun 21 Corinna Tsopel, Greek actress (Man Called Horse) and Miss Universe 1964, born in Athens, Greece
  • Jun 21 Frans Luitjes, Dutch athlete
  • Jun 21 Jon Hiseman, English drummer, born in London
  • Jun 21 Miguel Danus, Vicens rocker
  • Jun 21 Ray Davies, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Kinks), born in London
  • Jun 21 Tony Scott, English film director and producer (Top Gun, Revenge, Days of Thunder), born in Northumberland, England (d. 2012)
  • Jun 22 Klaus Maria Brandauer, Austrian actor (Mephisto, Out of Africa)
  • Jun 22 Michael Obst, German FR, coxsman (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Jun 22 Peter Asher, singer (Peter & Gordon-World Without Love), born in London, England
  • Jun 22 Steve Weber, guitarist, (Rounders-Holy "Boobs" Modal)
  • Jun 23 Rosetta Hightower, American singer (Don't Hang Up), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (d. 2014)
  • Jun 24 Chris Wood, rocker (Traffic)
  • Jun 24 Jeff Beck, Surrey England, singer/guitarist (Jeff Beck Group)
  • Jun 25 Robert Charlebois, Canadian singer
  • Jun 26 Ruth Kempson, linguist (SOAS)
  • Jun 27 Bruce Arthur Johnston [Benjamin Baldwin], American singer, songwriter, and record producer (The Beach Boys), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Jun 27 Cornelis J "Kees" Ouwens, Dutch writer/poet (Intimate Acts)
  • Jun 27 Patrick Sercu, Belgian 1K time trial (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Jun 29 Collin Peterson, (Rep-D-Minnesota)
  • Jun 29 Gary Busey, Goose Creek Tx, actor (Buddy Holly Story, Star in Born)
  • Jun 29 Sean O'Malley, American Roman Catholic bishop
  • Jun 30 Glenn Shorrock, Australian rock vocalist (Little River Band), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jun 30 Ron Swoboda, baseball outfielder/sportscaster (NY Yankees, NY Mets)
  • Jun 30 Raymond Moody, American parapsychologist