Famous Birthdays on 10th June

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 239

  • 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 [Wilhelm Mayer], Austro-Bohemian composer (d. 1898)
  • 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), (d. 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, Hungarian writer (Colors and Years), born in Nagykároly (d. 1918)
  • 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)

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1895 Hattie McDaniel, 1st African American actress to win an Oscar (Mammy-Gone With The Wind), born in Wichita, Kansas (d. 1952)

  • 1898 Virginia Valli, [McSweeney], actress (Pleasure Garden), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 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, Hungarian composer, born in Kolozsvár (d. 1961)
  • 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 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, American musician, musicologist and harpsichordist (Domenico Scarlatti), born in Leominster, Massachusetts (d. 1984)
  • 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

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1915 Saul Bellow, Canadian-born American author (Mr Sammler's Planet, Nobel 1976), born in Lachine, Quebec (d. 2005)

Novelist Saul Bellow
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Saul Bellow
  • 1915 Oscar Comras, drummer (namesake of Comras Mall in Bronx Park), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 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)

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1922 Judy Garland, [Frances Gumm], American actress/singer (Wizard of Oz), born in Minnesota (d. 1969)

Actress Judy Garland
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Judy Garland
  • 1922 Rose Mofford, American politician, 1st female Governor of Arizona (1988-1991), born in Globe, Arizona (d. 2016)
  • 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, author/illustrator (Where The Wild Things Are), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1929 Harald Juhnke, actor (Guitars of Love), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1929 James McDivitt, Brig Gen USAF/astronaut (Gemini 4, Apollo 9), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 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, actor (Pleasure Seekers, Boots & Saddles), born in NYC, New York
  • 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)
  • 1935 Elio Fiorucci, Italian fashion designer, born in Milan (d. 2015)
  • 1936 Graham Carleton Greene, British literary agent
  • 1937 Richard Foreman, theatrical director (Daily Life), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939 Alexandra Stewart, actress (In Praise of Older Women), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 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, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 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, media commentator (Firing Line, Nightline), born in NYC, New York
  • 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 Mensje F van Keulen-van der Steen, Dutch writer (Bleeker's Summer)
  • 1947 Ken Singleton, baseball player (Orioles), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • 1949 Kevin Corcoran, actor (Swiss Family Robinson, Babes in Toyland), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2015)
  • 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, equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1953 John Edwards, American politician and lawyer
  • 1955 Andrew Stevens, actor (Seduction, Boys in Company C, Fury), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 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, American actor (White Shadow, Master), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1959 Eliot Spitzer, American politician (Governor of New York 2007-8), born in the Bronx, New York
  • 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

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1965 Elizabeth Hurley, English actress (Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Christabel) and model, born in Basingstoke, England

  • 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)