Famous Birthdays on 12th June

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  • 1107 Emperor Gaozong of China (d. 1187)
  • 1468 Juan del Encina, composer
  • 1519 Cosimo I de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany and art patron of Florence (d. 1574)
  • 1577 Paul Guldin, Swiss astronomer and mathematician (d. 1643)
  • 1599 Jan W van Brederode, governor (Hertogenbosch)/fieldmarshal
  • 1659 Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Japanese samurai (d. 1719)
  • 1771 Patrick Gass, Falling Springs PA, sgt of Lewis & Clark Expedition
  • 1775 Karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (d. 1851)
  • 1777 Robert Clark, American politician (d. 1837)
  • 1795 John Marston Jr, Comm (Union Navy), (d. 1885)
  • 1798 Samuel Cooper, Sect of War/General (Confederate Army), (d. 1876)
  • 1802 Harriet Martineau, controversial journalist, political economist, abolitionist and life-long feminist (d. 1876)
  • 1806 John A. Roebling, German-America civil engineer (Brooklyn Bridge) (d. 1869)
  • 1812 Edmond Hébert, French geologist (d. 1890)
  • 1819 Charles Kingsley, [Parson Lot], Engl vicar/historian (Westward Ho!)
  • 1821 Henry Moses Judah, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1866)
  • 1825 John Cook, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1910)
  • 1827 Johanna Spyri, Hirzel Switzerland, Swiss children's author (Heidi) (d. 1901)
  • 1842 Rikard Nordraak, composer
  • 1851 Oliver Joseph Lodge, England, early radio pioneer
  • 1857 Achille Simonetti, composer

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1859 Thomas J. Walsh, United States Senator (Montana), born in Two Rivers, Wisconsin

Lawyer and Politician Thomas J. Walsh
Lawyer and Politician
Thomas J. Walsh
  • 1861 William Attewell, English cricketer (d. 1927)
  • 1874 Willem Louis Frederic Landre, composer
  • 1875 Sam De Grasse, Canadian actor (d. 1953)
  • 1876 Narciso Garay, composer
  • 1877 Thomas C Hart, US admiral (Asiatic fleet)
  • 1878 James O Curwood, US, journalist/writer (Kazan the wolfdog)
  • 1881 Juan de Hernandez, composer
  • 1885 Werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle)
  • 1888 Zygmunt Janiszewski, Polish mathematician (d. 1920)
  • 1890 Egon Schiele, Austrian painter/graphic artist
  • 1892 John Donald Robb, composer
  • 1892 Djuna Barnes, American author (d. 1982)
  • 1893 Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor/radio play director (Paul Vlaanderen)
  • 1897 Alexandre Tansman, Lodz Poland, composer (Dyptique)
  • 1897 Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon (C), British PM (1955-57)
  • 1900 Amadeo Roldan, composer
  • 1900 Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Sonna)
  • 1902 Hendrik J Elias, Flemish historian/(mayor-Ghent)
  • 1903 Emmett Hardy, American musician (d. 1925)
  • 1904 Eino Roiha, composer
  • 1905 Ray Barbuti, American athlete (d. 1988)
  • 1906 Sandro Penna, Italian poet (d. 1977)
  • 1907 Giorgio Nataletti, composer
  • 1908 Max Tailleur, adjudant to Prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist
  • 1908 Ronald Selby Wright, minister
  • 1908 Alphonse Ouimet, Canadian TV pioneer and president of the CBC (d. 1988)
  • 1908 Marina Semenova, Russian ballerina
  • 1909 Archie Bleyer, Corona NY, orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey)
  • 1909 Mansel Treharne Thomas, composer
  • 1910 Bill Naughton, English playwright (d. 1992)
  • 1911 Milovan Djilas, Yugoslavia, writer/politician (New Class)
  • 1912 Eddie Williams, blues/Jazz Bassist
  • 1912 Mary Lavin MacDonald Scott, author
  • 1912 Russell "Lucky" Hayden, Chico California, actor (Judge Roy Bean)
  • 1912 Jameel Jalibi, Pakistani scholar, writer, and Urdu linguist
  • 1913 Jean Victor Allard, Canadian army general (d. 1996)
  • 1914 Peter Lancelot Williams, dance journalist
  • 1914 William Lundigan, Syracuse NY, actor (Climax)
  • 1914 Bill Kenny, singer (The Bill Kenny Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • 1915 David Rockefeller, CEO (Chase Manhattan Bank)
  • 1915 Christopher Mayhew, British politician (d. 1997)
  • 1916 Irwin Allen, director (Land of the Giants, Poseidon Adventure), born in NYC, New York
  • 1916 Ivan Tors, TV producer (Sea Hunt, Flipper)
  • 1917 Priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic & Old Lace)
  • 1918 Samuel Z. Arkoff, American film producer (d. 2001)
  • 1919 Uta Hagen, Germany, actress (Boys From Brazil)/teaches acting
  • 1919 Vera Hruba Ralston, Czech, actress (Dakota, Accused of Murder)
  • 1920 Peter Jones, England, actor (From a Bird's Eye View)
  • 1920 Dave Berg, American cartoonist (d. 2002)
  • 1920 Jim Siedow, American actor (d. 2003)
  • 1921 H C Artmann, writer
  • 1921 Hendrik J Witteveen, economist/minister of finance/director (IMF)
  • 1921 James Houston, author/filmmaker (Tikta'Liktak), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1921 Christopher Derrick, British writer (d. 2007)
  • 1922 Leif Thybo, composer
  • 1923 Marta Pan, Hungarian/French sculptor (Great spiral)

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1924 George H. W. Bush, Milton MA, 43 US Vice President (R, 1981-89) and 41st US President (R, 1989-93)

US President George H. W. Bush
US President
George H. W. Bush
  • 1926 Jackie Pallo, English professional wrestler (d. 2006)
  • 1927 Henry Slesar, headwriter (Edge of Night), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1927 Timir Pinegin, Moscow, Russia, sailor (Olympic gold 1960), (d. 2013)
  • 1928 Michael Wishart, artist
  • 1928 Richard Sherman, composer/lyricist (Mary Poppins)
  • 1928 Vic Damone, [Vito Farinola], Bkln, singer (Street Where You Live)

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1929 Anne Frank, Frankfurt Germany, Dutch Jewish Nazi victim/diarist (Diary of Anne Frank)

Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust Anne Frank
Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust
Anne Frank
  • 1929 Brigid Brophy, novelist/campaigner
  • 1930 Barbara Harris, 1st US Episcopal female bishop
  • 1930 Hans Koetsier, Dutch sculptor (KLM-Schiphol)
  • 1930 Jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener of 50s)
  • 1930 Donald Byrne, American chess player (d. 1976)
  • 1930 Jim Nabors, American actor
  • 1930 Innes Ireland, Scottish racing driver (d. 1993)
  • 1932 Jim Nabors, Sylacauga Al, actor/singer (Gomer Pyle)
  • 1932 Mamo Wolde, Ethiopia, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1932 Rona Jaffe, novelist (Mazes & Monsters)
  • 1933 Eddie Adams, American photographer, won Pulitzer Prize (d. 2004)
  • 1934 John A. Alonzo, American cinematographer (d. 2001)
  • 1935 Christoph Meckel, writer
  • 1935 Ian Craig, Australian cricketer (prodigious Australian bat of 50's), born in Yass, NSW (d. 2014)
  • 1936 Bill Zeliff, (Rep-R-NH)
  • 1937 Vladimir Arnold, Russian mathematician
  • 1937 Antal Festetics, Austrian biologist
  • 1938 Tom Oliver, Australian actor
  • 1939 Francis X McCloskey, (Rep-D-Indiana, 1983- )
  • 1939 GAI Schuijt, Dutch jurist (information law)
  • 1939 Geoff Griffin, cricketer (S Afr quick, hat-trick & chuck v Eng 1960)
  • 1941 Chick Corea, Chelsea Mass, jazz pianist (Delhpi I, Toy Dance)
  • 1941 Lucille Roybal-Allard, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1941 Roy Harper, Manchester, rocker (Folkjokeopus)
  • 1941 Reg[inald] Presley, [Ball], rock vocalist (Troggs-Wild Thing), (d. 2013)
  • 1941 Marv Albert, "Yes!" sportscaster (NBC-TV)/back biter, born in NYC, New York
  • 1941 Roy Harper, English musician
  • 1942 Len Barry, [Leonard Borisoff], American rocker (1-2-3-Dovells), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1942 Bert Sakmann, German physiologist, Nobel laureate
  • 1944 Howard Cowart, rocker
  • 1944 Linda Foster, Lancaster England, actress (Doris-Hank)
  • 1944 Maurice Jackson, US singer (Independents-Leaving You)
  • 1945 Alfred Antony Francis Gell, social anthropologist
  • 1945 James Naughton, US, actor (Trauma Center) [7/6/46]-
  • 1945 Terry Anderson, American rapid fire pistol shooter (Olympic-80, 96), born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1946 Harry Glasper, English writer
  • 1946 John Steinbeck IV, New York NY, American journalist, author and son of John Steinbeck
  • 1947 Ronald J Freeman II, Elizabeth NJ, 4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1948 Barry Bailey, Doraville Ga, rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
  • 1948 Norbert Phillip, cricketer (WI pace bowler late 70s)
  • 1948 Hans Binder, Austrian racing driver
  • 1949 Yuri Michaylovich Baturin, Russian cosmonaut (SK:Soyuz TM-28)
  • 1949 John Wetton, Willington Derbyshire, British rock vocalist/bassist (Asia, King Crimson)
  • 1949 Marc Tardif, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1951 Alan Dysert, Danville Ill, actor (Sean Cudahy-All My Children)
  • 1951 Bun E Carlos, [Brad Carlson], rock drummer (Cheap Trick-Dream Police)
  • 1951 Brad Delp, guitarist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)
  • 1951 Dean Unruh, Riverton Wyoming, WLAF offensive line coach (Rhein Fire)
  • 1951 Andranik Margaryan, 14th Prime Minister of Armenia (d. 2007)
  • 1952 Dale Krantz, singer (Rossington-Collins Band)
  • 1952 Oliver Knussen, composer (Chicara), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1952 Seigfried Brietzke, German DR, coxless rower (Oly-gold-1972, 76, 80)

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1952 Pete Farndon, English musician (The Pretenders) (d. 1983)

Musician Pete Farndon
Musician
Pete Farndon
  • 1952 Spencer Abraham, Secretary of Energy under George W. Bush
  • 1953 Rebecca Holden, Austin Tx, actress (April-Knight Rider)
  • 1953 Rocky Burnette, rock vocalist (Towing the Line), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1953 Allan Weiner, American radio station owner
  • 1954 Tineke Schouten, Dutch TV host
  • 1954 Neil Oatley, English engineer
  • 1956 Terry Alderman, cricketer (prolific Australian medium-pacer 1981-91)
  • 1957 Javed Miandad, cricketer (Pakistan batsman Got a kick out of Lillee)
  • 1957 Jim Morris, impressionist/comedian (Ronald Reagan, George Bush)
  • 1957 Timothy Busfield, actor (30 Something, West Wing), born in East Lansing, Michigan
  • 1958 Fernando "Frank" Caldeiro, Buenos Aires Arg, astronaut
  • 1958 Rebecca Holden, American actress and singer
  • 1959 Jalal-ud-din, cricketer (Pakistani paceman, ODI hat-trick v Aust 1982)
  • 1959 Jenilee Harrison, Glendale California, actress (Cindy-3's Company, Dallas)
  • 1959 Kenneth D Herdigein, Suriname/Dutch actor (Say A)
  • 1959 Scott Thompson, comedian (Kids in the Hall, Larry Sanders Show)
  • 1959 Steve Bauer, St Catharines Ontario, cyclist (Olympics-silver-84, 96)
  • 1959 John Linnell, American musician (They Might Be Giants)
  • 1959 Jervis Johnson, Games Designer for Games Workshop, Nottingham
  • 1960 Mark John Calcavecchia, Laurel NE, PGA golfer (1987 Honda Classic)
  • 1961 Rod Latham, cricketer (NZ opening batsman)
  • 1961 Jim Goad, American author
  • 1962 Ally Sheedy, [Alexandria], actress (Wargames, Breakfast Club), born in NYC, New York
  • 1962 Michael Link, Provo Utah, actor (Earl-Julia)
  • 1962 Paul Clark, English musician (The Bolshoi)
  • 1962 John Enos III, American actor
  • 1963 Philippa June Baker, Wanganui NZ, double scull rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1963 Warwick Capper, Australian rules footballer
  • 1963 Tim DeKay, American actor
  • 1963 Jerry Lynn, American professional wrestler
  • 1963 Johnny Weiss, American professional wrestler
  • 1963 Philippe Bugalski, French rally driver
  • 1964 Paula Marshall, Rockville MD, actress (Lindsay Sutton-Chicago Sons)
  • 1964 Peter Such, cricketer (England off-spinner 1993-)
  • 1964 Derek Higgins, Irish racing driver
  • 1965 Cathy Tyson, actress (Serpant & Rainbow), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1965 Cindy Lee Berryhill, US singer/songwriter (Baby)
  • 1965 Gwen Torrence, Lithonia GA, 100m/200m/400m (Olympics-2 gold-92, 96)
  • 1965 Filip Topol, Czech musician and writer
  • 1967 Neil Maxwell, cricketer (all-rounder for Fiji 1990, Victoria & NSW)
  • 1967 Frances O'Connor, Australian actress
  • 1967 Icíar Bollaín, Spanish actress, director and writer
  • 1968 Patty Armstrong, Torrance California, diver (Olympics-96)
  • 1968 Scott Aldred, Flint MI, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)
  • 1968 Sherry Stringield, actress (ER)
  • 1968 Bobby Sheehan, American musician (Blues Traveler) (d. 1999)
  • 1969 Kevin Turner, NFL fullback (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1969 Mathieu Schneider, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders, Toronto), born in NYC, New York
  • 1969 Zsolt Daczi, Hungarian guitarist (Omen, Bikini) (d. 2007)
  • 1970 Damon Buford, outfielder (Texas Rangers), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1970 Lee Mayberry, NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks, Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • 1970 Gordon Michael Woolvett, Canadian actor
  • 1971 Florencia Labat, Buenos Aires Argentina, tennis star (1992 Austrian)
  • 1971 Iwan Tomasz, soccer player (Roda JC, Feyenoord)
  • 1971 Mark Henry, Silsbee TX, 238+lbs (108+kg) weightlift (Oly-14th-92, 96)
  • 1971 Phillip Bobo, WLAF receiver (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1971 Ryan Klesko, Westminster CA, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)
  • 1971 Stephanie Thater, Kirkwood Mo, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)
  • 1971 Thomas Bailey, WLAF wide receiver (Rhein Fire)
  • 1972 Inger Miller, 100m runner, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972 Nathalie Baudone, Rocurt Belgium, tennis star (3rd round 1995 US Open)