Famous Birthdays on 11th June

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  • 1403 John IV, Duke of Brabant (d. 1427)
  • 1456 Anne Neville, wife of Richard III of England (d. 1485)
  • 1540 Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594)

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1572 Ben Jonson, English playwright and poet (Volpone, Alchemist), born in London (d. 1637)

Playwright and Poet Ben Jonson
Playwright and Poet
Ben Jonson
  • 1588 George Wither, English writer (d. 1667)
  • 1672 Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer
  • 1696 Francis Edward James Keith, Scottish soldier and Prussian field marshal (d. 1758)
  • 1697 Francesco A Vallotti, Italian organist/composer/theorist
  • 1704 Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer
  • 1713 Edward Capell, English critic (d. 1781)
  • 1719 Franz K von Velbruck, German free mason/prince-bishop of Luik
  • 1723 J G Palitzsch, 1st saw Halley's comet on return, Prolitz
  • 1740 Luigi Gatti, Italian composer, born in Lazise, Verona (d. 1817)
  • 1741 Joseph Warren, American doctor and soldier (d. 1775)
  • 1776 John Constable, England, landscape painter (Hay Wain)
  • 1807 James Findlay Schenck, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1882)
  • 1808 Charles Henry Poor, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1882)
  • 1815 Julia Margaret Cameron, English photographer (d. 1879)
  • 1816 Robert Huston Milroy, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1890)
  • 1822 Samuel Davis Sturgis, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1889)
  • 1823 James Lawson Kemper, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1895)
  • 1829 Hendrik Gerhard, Founder (Dutch Social-Democratic)
  • 1840 Henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter/etser
  • 1842 Alfred, Liechtenstein noble/politician
  • 1842 Carl von Linde, German engineer and industrialist (d. 1934)
  • 1846 William Louis Marshall, American general and engineer (d. 1920)
  • 1847 Millicent Garrett Fawcett, leader (English women's movement)
  • 1861 Sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, composer
  • 1863 Eduard David, German undersecretary (constitution of Weimar)
  • 1864 Richard Georg Strauss, Munich Germany, composer (Don Quixote)
  • 1865 Jan H Leopold, Dutch poet (translated Omar Khayyam)
  • 1867 Charles Fabry, discoverer (ozone layer in upper atmosphere)
  • 1874 Richard Stohr, composer
  • 1876 Alfred L Kroeber, Hoboken NJ, author (Anthropologist looks at History)
  • 1877 Renee Vivien, English-born poet (d. 1909)
  • 1879 Roger Bresnahan, baseball player (d. 1944)

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1880 Jeannette Rankin, 1st woman elected to US Congress (R-Montana), born in Missoula, Montana (d. 1973)

1st Woman Elected to Congress Jeannette Rankin
1st Woman Elected to Congress
Jeannette Rankin
  • 1883 Frank O King, Cashton Wisc, cartoonist (Gasoline Alley)
  • 1886 David Steinman, bridge designer (Hudson, Triborough), born in NYC, New York
  • 1886 Lillian Fontaine, Reading England, actress (Suddenly it's Spring)
  • 1888 Bartolomeo Vanzetti, Italian anarchist (d. 1927)
  • 1889 Wesley Ruggles, actor/producer/director (Keystone Kops)
  • 1892 Edward B B Shanks, British poet/critic
  • 1894 Dai Vernon (David Frederick Wingfield Verner), Canadian magician, The Professor (d. 1992)
  • 1895 Nikolai Bulganin, Premier of USSR (1955-58), born in Gorky, Russia (d. 1975
  • 1897 Bruno Frei [Benedikt Freistadt], Austrian Marxist journalist, born in Bratislava (d. 1988)
  • 1899 George Frederick McKay, composer
  • 1899 Yasonari Kawabata, Japan, novelist (Thousand Cranes)
  • 1900 Lawrence E Spivak, American news panelist (Meet the Press), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1902 Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin, composer
  • 1903 Ernie Nevers, NFL fullback (Duluth Eskimos, Chicago Cardinals)
  • 1904 Clarence "Pinetop" Smith, jazz pianist/singer (Boogie Woogie Piano)
  • 1904 Daphne Fielding, socialite/writer
  • 1904 Emil Frantisek Burian, composer
  • 1906 Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop, bishop
  • 1907 Anton D Hildebrand, children's book writer (Man in the Moon)
  • 1907 Jose Bernabe Marino Barreto y Casanova, pianist vocalist bandleader
  • 1907 Paul Mellon, US, oil magnate/pres (Washington National Gallery of Art)
  • 1910 Carmine Coppola, composer/conductor (The Godfather II, Apocalypse Now), born in New York City

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1910 Jacques Cousteau, French oceanic explorer (Calypso), born in Saint-André-de-Cubzac, Gironde, France (d. 1997)

Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist Jacques Cousteau
Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist
Jacques Cousteau
  • 1911 Russ Hodges, Dayton Tn, sportscaster (Wednesday Night Fights)
  • 1912 Mukhtar Ashrafi, composer
  • 1912 William Baziotes, painter (abstract expressionist)
  • 1913 John Elliott Terry, managing director (National Film Finance Corp)
  • 1913 Revaz Kondrat'yevich Gabichvadze, composer

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1913 Vince Lombardi, NFL coach (Green Bay Packers), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1914 Gerald Mohr, actor (Christopher-Foreign Intrigue), born in NYC, New York
  • 1914 Hendrik Berkhof, Dutch theologist (Church & Emperor)
  • 1914 Jack Mann, pilot/hostage
  • 1915 David Kindersley, font designer/cutter
  • 1915 Nicholas Metropolis, Greek-American mathematician, physicist and computer scientist (d. 1999)
  • 1917 James Bostock, painter/engraver
  • 1917 Joseph B. Wirthlin, LDS apostle
  • 1919 Richard Todd, Irish-born British actor (Dorian Gray, Assassin Yangtse Incident), born in Dublin (d. 2009)
  • 1920 Bir Bikram Shah Deva Mahendra, King of Nepal (1955-72)
  • 1920 Hazel Scott, Trinidad, singer/pianist (Hazel Scott)
  • 1920 Irving Howe, US, writer/critic (World of Our Fathers)
  • 1920 Robert Hutton, actor (Torture Garden, Rocket), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1921 Beatrice "Fiet" van Ommeren-Samson, Suriname writer
  • 1921 Michael Meyer, UK, novelist/Ibsen translator (Hedda Gabler)
  • 1922 Erving Goffman, sociologist (presentation of self in everyday life)
  • 1922 John Bromfield, South Bend In, actor (Easy to Love)
  • 1922 Michael Cacoyannis, director (Zorba the Greek, Trojan Women)
  • 1922 Tony Charmoli, director/choreographer (Dinah Shore, Danny Kaye)
  • 1923 Gerard Vaughn, MP (Conservative)
  • 1924 Ed Farhat, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
  • 1925 William Styron, Va, novelist (Confess of Nat Turner, Sophie's Choice)
  • 1925 Richard White, Gisborne, New Zealand, rugby union player (55 games as an All Black), (d. 2012)
  • 1926 Brother Dave Gardner, Novelty singer/comedian
  • 1926 Carlisle Floyd, Latta SC, composer (Slow Dusk)
  • 1927 Beryl Grey, prima ballerina
  • 1927 Eric St Eval Atkinson, cricketer (bro of Denis WI pace bowler 1958-59)
  • 1927 John Aspinall, owner (casino, zoos)
  • 1927 Josef Anton Reidl, composer
  • 1927 Marcus Fox, conservative MP/chairman (1922 Committee)
  • 1928 Fabiola de Mora y Aragon, Spanish Queen of Belgium
  • 1928 Gerard van Leijenhorst, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior (CDA)
  • 1930 Anatoli Fyodorovich Voronov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12a backup)
  • 1930 Charles B Rangel, (Rep-D-NY, 1971- )
  • 1931 Lord Cameron of Lochbroom, lord advocate
  • 1931 Lucianna Paluzzi, actress (Five Fingers, Thunderball), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1931 Audrey Schuh, American soprano
  • 1932 Athol Fugard, Middleburg South Africa, anti-apartheid writer (Blood Knot)
  • 1932 Timothy Sainsbury, British minister of state
  • 1933 Jud Strunk, Jamestown NY, singer/comedian (Laugh-In)
  • 1933 Gene Wilder, [Jerome Silberman], actor (Silver Streak, Blazing Saddles), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1934 Anthony Evans, British high court judge
  • 1934 Pookie Hudson, vocalist (Goodnite Sweetheart Goodnite-Spaniels)
  • 1934 Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
  • 1935 Sheikh Fazalur Rehman, cricketer (played 1 Test Pakistan v WI 1958)
  • 1936 George Bryan Ingham, artist
  • 1936 Jud Strunk, American musician and comedian (d. 1981)
  • 1937 Chad Everett [Raymon Lee Cramton], South Bend, Indiana, American actor (Medical Center, Airplane II)
  • 1937 Johnny Brown, St Petersburg Fla, comedian (Good Times, Leslie Uggams)
  • 1937 Robin Warren, Australian pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine
  • 1939 Barry George Barrington Porter, politician
  • 1939 Barry Porter, MP (Conservative)
  • 1939 Christina Crawford, author, Joan's daughter (Mommie Dearest)
  • 1939 Jackie Stewart, Scotland, driver/sports announcer (27 Grand Prix)
  • 1939 Rachel Heyhoe Flint, English cricket player/journalist
  • 1939 Wilma Burgess, country-pop singer
  • 1939 Bernard Purdie, American session drummer
  • 1940 Joey Dee, singer (Hey Let's Twist, 2 Tickets to Paris), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1942 Somachandra De Silva, cricketer (Sri Lankan leg-spinner 1982-84)

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1943 Henry Hill Jr., mobster and FBI informant (inspired Goodfellas), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)

Mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill
Mobster and FBI informant
Henry Hill
  • 1944 Alan Horworth, British politician (L), first Conservative to change to Labour party, born in London
  • 1944 Barry Stevens, British/Neth, choreographer (Personals, Young Again)
  • 1944 James "Ox" D A van Hoften, astronaut (STS 11, STS 20), born in Fresno, California
  • 1945 Adrienne Barbeau, actress (Maude, Swamp Thing), born in Sacramento, California

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1945 Robert Munsch, Canadian children's author (The Paper Bag Princess, Love You Forever), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Children's Author Robert Munsch
Children's Author
Robert Munsch
  • 1946 Jenny Pittman, horse trainer
  • 1946 Michael Wilkes, commander (UK Field Army)
  • 1947 Glenn Leonard, R&B singer (Temptations)
  • 1947 Henry Cisneros, first Hispanic to serve as mayor of a major U.S. city (San Antonio), later Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton Administration
  • 1947 Laloo Prasad Yadav, Indian politician
  • 1948 Anthony Nelson, British Sec of Treasury
  • 1948 Skip Alan, [Alan Skipper], drummer (Them, Pretty Things)
  • 1948 Stephen Schnetzer, actor (Cass Winthrop-Another World), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1949 George Willig, stuntman (climbed World Trade Center in 1977)
  • 1949 Frank Beard, Frankston Texas, US country rock drummer (ZZ Top)
  • 1949 Tom Pryce, British racing driver (d. 1977)
  • 1949 Benjamin Vasserman, Estonian graphic artist
  • 1950 Graham Russell, Australian rock vocalist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1950 Debbie "Pokey" Watson, US, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1950 Lindsey de Paul, singer
  • 1950 Michael Swan, Palo Alto California, actor (Duncan-As The World Turns)
  • 1951 Collis King, cricketer (WI all-rounder late 70s)
  • 1951 Jan Fransen, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 1951 Maren Seidler, American shot putter (Olympics-11th-1968), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951 Mark D Siljander, (Rep-R-MI, 1981- )
  • 1951 Mithra Wettimuny, cricketer (brother of Sidath 2 Tests for SL v NZ 1983)
  • 1951 Yasumasa Morimura, Japanese appropriation artist
  • 1952 Donnie Van Zant, rock vocalist (.38 Special)
  • 1953 Peter Bergman, actor (All My Children, Starland Vocal Band), born in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
  • 1954 Gary Fencik, NFL defensive back (Chicago Bears)
  • 1954 John Dyson, cricketer (NSW & Australian opening batsman)
  • 1955 Tony Allcock, English bowls player (World Singles Champion (1986-87, 2002), born in Leicestershire
  • 1955 Yuriy Sedykh, Soviet hammer thrower

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1956 Joe Montana, NFL quarterback (San Francisco 49ers), born in New Eagle, Pennsylvania

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana
  • 1957 Bruce Plummer, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 West Coast), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1957 Jamaaladeen Tacuma, American musician
  • 1958 Deborah Vidal, Ponce Puerto Rico, LPGA golfer (1994 Oldsmobile-19th)
  • 1958 Kevin Wilkinson, English drummer (The Waterboys), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (d. 1999)

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1959 Hugh Laurie, English actor (Strapless, Dr Gregory House-House), born in Oxford, England

  • 1960 Mehmet Oz, surgeon and TV personality (The Dr. Oz Show), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1961 Caroline Quentin, English actress
  • 1961 María Barranco, Spanish actress
  • 1962 Michael Kenny, WLAF offensive assistant (Scottish Claymores)
  • 1962 Erika Salumäe, Estonian cyclist, Olympian
  • 1963 Max Stevens, Millmeran QLD, Australian golfer
  • 1963 Tommy Barnhardt, NFL punter (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers, TB Bucs)
  • 1963 Bruce Kimball, American diver
  • 1963 Sandra Schmirler, Canadian curler (d. 2000)
  • 1964 Kim Gallagher, 800m runner (Olympic-silver-1984), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964 Jean Alesi, French Formula One driver
  • 1965 Anthony Painter, Milton NSW, Australian golfer
  • 1965 Giola Bruno, rocker (Expose)
  • 1965 Joe Cain, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1965 Manuel Uribe Garza, morbidly obese Mexican
  • 1966 Scott Mellanby, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1966 Tiffany Cohen, Culver City California, swimmer (Olympic-2 gold-1984)
  • 1967 Clare Carey, actress (Kelly Fox Rosebrock-Coach)
  • 1967 John Doherty, pitcher
  • 1967 Mario Chitarroni, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
  • 1968 Staci Baldwin, Miss Washington USA (1996)
  • 1968 Sophie Okonedo, London, British actress (Hotel Rwanda)
  • 1969 Johan Hansma, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1969 Nancy Blogg, Swiss dancer (Josephine)
  • 1969 Peter Dinklage, American actor (Games of Thrones), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1969 Steven Drozd, American drummer
  • 1969 Matt McGrath, American actor
  • 1970 Brock Marion, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1970 Roman Kontsek, hockey forward (Team Slovakia 1998)
  • 1970 William Selby, Monroeville MI, infielder (Boston Red Sox)
  • 1970 Chris Rice, singer/songwriter
  • 1971 Dion Foxx, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1971 Duane Dmytryshyn, CFL receiver (Toronto Argonauts)
  • 1972 Andrew Peterson, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1972 Joe O'Brien, WLAF defensive tackle (Scottish Claymores)
  • 1973 Lance Johnstone, defensive end (Oakland Raiders)