Famous Birthdays on June 13

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  • 40 Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman general and Governor of Britain, conquered Wales and Northern England
  • 823 Charles II, the Bald, King of France (843-77)/emperor (875-77)
  • 1539 Jost/Jobst/Jodocus Amman, Swiss cartoonist/graphic artist/illustrator
  • 1592 Tobias Michael, German composer, born in Dresden (d. 1657)
  • 1627 Fidel Molitor, Swiss composer, born in Wil (d. 1685)
  • 1649 Adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic (d. 1706)
  • 1701 Angelo Antonio Caroli, composer

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1731 Martha Washington, 1st US First Lady (1789-97), born in Kent County, Virginia (d. 1802)

1st US First Lady Martha Washington
1st US First Lady
Martha Washington
  • 1736 Henryk Klein, composer
  • 1752 Fanny Burney, England, author (Camille, Evelina)
  • 1757 Christian Ludwig Dieter, composer
  • 1761 Anton Wranitzky, composer
  • 1763 Jose B de Andrada e Silva, premier of Brazil
  • 1765 Anton Eberl, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1807)
  • 1773 Thomas Young, British philologist/physician (light interference)
  • 1775 Antoni Radziwiłł, Polish-Lithuanian politician and musician (d. 1833)
  • 1786 Winfield Scott, army general (Union)/presidential candidate
  • 1790 Jose Antonio Peez, president of Venezuela
  • 1795 Thomas Arnold, English educator/historian (History of Rome)
  • 1806 Bernard ter Haar, Dutch vicar/poet/church historian
  • 1809 George Philip St Cooke, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1895)
  • 1820 WF Hendrik, the Navigator, prince of the Netherlands/admiral
  • 1821 Albert, duc de Broglie, France, premier (1873-74, 1977)
  • 1821 Navy Gustavus Vasa Fox, Asst Secy (Union), (d. 1883)
  • 1822 Carl Schmidt, German chemist (d. 1884)
  • 1823 Gustave Paul Cluseret, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1900)
  • 1824 Julius Eichberg, composer
  • 1825 Benjamin Jefferson Hill, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1880)
  • 1827 Alberto Henschel, German-Brazilian photographer and businessman (d. 1882)
  • 1829 Antonio Zamara, composer
  • 1831 James Clerk Maxwell, Scottish physicist (electromagnetic theory, speed of light)
  • 1854 Charles Algernon Parsons, British inventor (steam turbine)
  • 1863 Josef Venantius von Woss, composer
  • 1863 Lady Lucy Duff Gordon, English fashion designer (d. 1935)
  • 1864 Rudolf Kjellén, Swedish political scientist (d. 1922)
  • 1864 Dwight B. Waldo, American educator and historian (d. 1939)
  • 1865 William Butler Yeats, Ireland, poet (Wild Swans at Coole-Nobel 1923)
  • 1866 Lambertus Zijl, sculptor (Trade scholarship)
  • 1869 Ede Poldini, Hungarian composer (La poupée valsante), born in Pest (d. 1957)
  • 1870 Jules JBV Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (syphillis, Nobel 1919)
  • 1874 Leopoldo Lugones, Argentina, writer
  • 1875 Max d' Ollone, composer
  • 1876 William Sealey Gosset, English chemist, statistician (d. 1937)
  • 1879 George Gunn, cricketer (elegant English batsman 1907-30)
  • 1879 Johannes G Geelkerken, Dutch reformed vicar
  • 1884 Anton Drexler, founder of the German Worker's Party (d. 1942)
  • 1884 Gerald Gardner, British occultist (d. 1964)
  • 1884 Etienne Gilson, French philosopher (d. 1978)
  • 1887 Bruno Frank, German-born writer, born in Stuttgart (d. 1945)
  • 1888 Fernando A Nogueira de Seabra Pessoa, Portuguese poet
  • 1891 Nell Craig, NJ, actress (Calling Dr Kildare, Queen of Sheba)

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1892 Basil Rathbone, South African born British actor (Sherlock Holmes), born in Johannesburg (d. 1967)

  • 1893 Dorothy Leigh Sayers, English novelist (9 Taylors)
  • 1894 Isaak E Babel, Russian writer (Konarmija, Marija) [or Jul 13]
  • 1894 Jacques-Henri Lartigue, France, photographer
  • 1894 Mark van Doren, Ill, author (Happy Critic, Transients)
  • 1894 Dr. Leo Kanner, Austrian-American physician (d. 1981)

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1897 Paavo Johannes Nurmi, Finnish middle and long distance runner (Olympic-gold-1920/24/28), born in Turku, Finland (d. 1973)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi
  • 1898 Eva J C Beck, actress (Resurrection)
  • 1899 Carlos Chavez, Mexico City, conductor/composer (Sinfonia India)
  • 1900 Ian Hunter, actor (Dr Blood's Coffin, White Unicorn), born in Capetown, South Africa
  • 1901 Lode Zielens, Flemish author/journalist (Obscure Blood)
  • 1901 Tage F Erlander, Swedish premier (1946-69)

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1903 Harold "Red" Grange, American "Galloping Ghost" of football (University of Illinois, Chicago Bears), born in Forksville, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)

NFL halfback Red Grange
NFL halfback
Red Grange
  • 1903 Philipp Kutev, composer
  • 1905 Doc Cheatham, jazz musician
  • 1905 Kumar Shri Duleepsinhji, cricketer (England 1929-31)
  • 1906 Bruno de Finetti, Italian mathematician (d. 1985)
  • 1908 Maria E Vieira da Silva, Portuguese painter (Infinite Passage)
  • 1910 Mary Whitehouse, British campaigner (d. 2001)
  • 1910 Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, Galician writer (d. 1999)
  • 1910 Mary Wickes, American actress (Dennis the Menace, Sister Act), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1911 Albert Cleage, famous African
  • 1911 Luis W Alvarez, physicist (Nobel-1968) [or Jan 17]
  • 1912 Hector de Saint-Denys Garneau, French Canadian poet (d. 1943)
  • 1913 Ralph Edwards, American TV host (This is Your Life), born in Merino, Colorado (d. 2005)
  • 1913 Etienne Leroux, major Afrikaans author.
  • 1915 J Donald Budge, US tennis player (1st to hold world's 4 major titles)
  • 1918 Ben Johnson, Foraker Oklahoma, actor (Chisum, Battle Force, Dillinger), (d. 1996)
  • 1918 Helmut Lent, German night fighter pilot (d. 1944)
  • 1919 Leif Kayser, Danish composer and organist, born in Copenhagen (d. 2001)
  • 1920 Eiji Okada, actor (Traffic Jam, Yakuza, Ugly American)
  • 1920 Knut Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • 1922 Mel Parnell [Melvin], Major League Baseball pitcher (Boston Red Socks, 1947-56), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2012)
  • 1924 Percy Rodrigues, actor (Brainwaves), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1925 Hans Fellner, bookseller
  • 1926 Geoffrey Finsberg, politician
  • 1926 Paul Lynde, American comedian and actor (The Hollywood Squares, Uncle Arthur-Bewitched), born in Mt Vernon, Ohio (d. 1982)
  • 1927 Knut Wiggen, Norwegian computer music pioneer and composer, born in Buvika (d. 2016)
  • 1927 Slim Dusty [David Kirkpatrick], Australian country music singer-songwriter, born in Kempsey, New South Wales (d. 2003)
  • 1928 Jean Villain, Swiss writer, born in Zurich (d. 2006)

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1928 John Nash, American mathematician (subject of movie "A Beautiful Mind") and Nobel laureate, born in Bluefield, West Virginia

Mathematician and Economist John Nash
Mathematician and Economist
John Nash
  • 1929 Alan Civil, English French horn player (d. 1989)
  • 1929 Ralph McQuarrie, conceptual designer (Star Wars, E.T.), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 2012)
  • 1930 Ryszard Kukliński, Polish colonel (d. 2004)
  • 1931 Lachlan Macleay, USAF/pilot
  • 1931 Irvin D. Yalom, psychotherapist, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University
  • 1933 Tom King, British politician and minister (C), born in Rugby
  • 1934 Lady Annabel Goldsmith, English socialite
  • 1935 Aleksandr Alekseyevich Kiselyov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1935 Christo [Javacheff], Bulgaria, artist, wrapper (Running Fence)
  • 1935 Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebonnt, French artist
  • 1935 Samak Sundaravej, Thai 25th Prime Minister (former)
  • 1937 Eleanor Holmes Norton, lawyer/(Rep-D-DC), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1938 Carole Jo Callison, LPGA golfer
  • 1938 Gwynne Howell, British opera singer
  • 1938 Peter Michael, English electronic manufacturer (UEI, Paintbox)
  • 1939 Tom Cheek, American baseball player (d. 2005)
  • 1940 Bobby Freeman, American singer (Do You Want to Dance), born in Northern California (d. 2017)
  • 1941 Robert Forester, actor (Banyon, Nakia), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1941 Tom Hallick, actor (Search), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1941 Esther Ofarim, Israeli singer
  • 1941 Marcel Lachemann, American baseball player
  • 1942 James Carr, US, gospel singer (To Love Somebody)
  • 1943 Edward Skorek, Poland, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1943 Malcolm McDowell, Leeds England, actor (Clockwork Orange, Caligula)
  • 1944 Joe Amato, NHRA top fuel drag racing champion (1991)

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1944 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
Ban Ki-moon
  • 1945 Ronald J Grabe, American Col USAF/astronaut (STS 51-J, 30, 42, 57), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945 Whitley Strieber, American author
  • 1947 Daniel P A "Danie" Schutte, South African underminister of Justice
  • 1947 Jerrold Nadler, (Rep-D-NY)
  • 1947 Peter Holm, boyfriend of Joan Collins
  • 1948 Garnet Bailey, Canadian ice hockey player and executive (d. 2001)
  • 1948 Joe Roth, American executive, producer and film director
  • 1949 Dennis Locorriere, Union City NJ, rock guitarist (Dr Hook)
  • 1950 Michael Stark, Australian actor
  • 1950 Gerd Zewe, German footballer
  • 1951 Jonathan Hogan, actor (House on Carroll St), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951 Liz Phillips, composer
  • 1951 Richard Thomas, American actor (John Boy-Waltons, Last Summer, Johnny Belinda), born in New York City
  • 1951 Stellan Skarsgard, Swedish actor (Breaking the Waves)

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1951 Mike Weaver, American WBA World Heavyweight Champion, born in Gatesville, Texas

WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver
WBA World Heavyweight Champion
Mike Weaver
  • 1952 Tony Bruno, American talkshow host
  • 1952 Jean-Marie Dedecker, Belgian politician and former judoka
  • 1953 Bo Donaldson (Billy Don't Be a Hero)

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1953 Tim Allen, comedian (Tim-Home Improvement, Jungle2Jungle), born in Denver, Colorado

Actor Tim Allen
Actor
Tim Allen
  • 1954 Bo [Robert] Donaldson, rock vocalist (Billy Don't Be a Hero)
  • 1954 Daniel Seemiller, Pitts, US Olympic table tennis player (Olympic-92)
  • 1954 Jorge Santana, Mexican rock guitarist (Malo), born in Autlán de Navarro
  • 1954 Andrzej Lepper, Polish politician
  • 1954 Rita Cadillac, Brazilian dancer
  • 1954 Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigerian economist (Minister of Finance 2011-15), born in Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State
  • 1955 Alan Hansen, Scottish football pundit
  • 1959 Steve Georganas, Australian politician
  • 1962 Hannah Storm, sports journalist (CNN, NBC)
  • 1962 Karen Kurreck, Urbana Ill, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1962 Mark Frankel, actor (Leon the Pig Farmer)
  • 1962 Davey Hamilton, American racing driver
  • 1963 Bettina Bunge, Switz, tennis player (Virginia Slims of California 1983)
  • 1963 Catarina Lindqvist, Sweden, tennis player (Swedish Open 1986)
  • 1963 Edward Sturing, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1963 Jeff Brehaut, Mountain View CA, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Alabama-3rd)
  • 1963 Josef Heiss, Garmisch GER, hockey goaltender (Team Germany 1998)
  • 1963 Randy Gilhen, Zweibrucken Ger, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1963 Paul De Lisle, American musician (Smash Mouth)
  • 1964 Jennifer Gillom, WNBA center/forward (Phoenix Mercury/Oly-gold-1988)
  • 1964 Sarunas Marciulionis, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1964 Christian Wilhelm Berger, Romanian composer
  • 1965 Maninder Singh, cricketer (Indian leftarm spinner in 35 Tests 1982-93)
  • 1965 Infanta Cristina, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca
  • 1965 Lukas Ligeti, Austrian composer and drummer
  • 1966 Thyme Lewis, actor (Jonah-Days of our Lives), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1966 Grigori Perelman, Russian mathematician
  • 1966 Naoki Hattori, Japanese racing driver
  • 1967 Darren Baker, Chambersburg PA, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1968 Bruce Beaton, CFL corner (Montreal Alouettes)
  • 1968 Deniece Peterson, rocker (5 Star-Silk & Steel)
  • 1968 David Gray, British musician
  • 1968 Fabio Baldato, Italyan cyclist
  • 1969 Jamie Walters, actor/singer (Heights, Beverly Hills 90210, Shout)
  • 1969 Robert Harris, NFL defensive end (NY Giants)
  • 1969 Søren Rasted, Danish musician (Aqua), born in Blovstrød
  • 1969 Svetlana Krivelyova, Russian athlete
  • 1970 Chris Cairns, cricketer (son of Lance, NZ all-rounder)
  • 1970 Lance Ringnald, US gymnist (Olympic-92), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1970 Shaun Young, cricketer (Tasmanian all-rounder, Young Aust 1995)
  • 1970 Rivers Cuomo, American musician (Weezer)
  • 1970 Mikael Ljungberg, Swedish wrestler (d. 2004)
  • 1971 Broderick nonuplets, Sydney Australia
  • 1971 David Mendenhall, actor (Over the Top, Space Raiders, Witchfire)
  • 1971 Lauri Marie Gapp, Miss USA-North Dakota (1997)
  • 1972 Sale Isaia, OL (Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1972 Natalie MacMaster, Canadian musician
  • 1973 Ines Gorrochategui, Cordoba Arg, tennis star (1991 Futures-Brindisi)
  • 1973 Kano Hills, tackle (New Orleans Saints)
  • 1973 Sam Adams, NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1973 Ville Laihiala, Finnish musician (Sentenced, Poisonblack)
  • 1973 Kasia Kowalska, Polish pop rock singer
  • 1974 Elli Overton, Canada, Australian swimmer (Olympics-5th-92, 96)
  • 1974 Harvey Esajas, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1974 Valeri Bure, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens, Oly-S-98), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1974 Selma Björnsdóttir, Icelandic singer
  • 1974 Steve-O, American television personality
  • 1974 Brande Roderick, American actress
  • 1974 Takahiro Sakurai, Japanese voice actor
  • 1975 Dave Roche, Lindsay, NHL left wing (Pitts Penguins)
  • 1975 Johannes Grenzfurthner, Austrian artist, writer, curator and director
  • 1975 Riccardo Scimeca, English footballer
  • 1976 Kym Marsh, English singer, actress, & T.V. presenter