Famous Birthdays on 15th June

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 234

  • 1221 Frederik II, [Strijdbare], duke of Austria
  • 1330 Edward, the black prince, prince of Wales (1343-1376)
  • 1542 Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)
  • 1553 Ernst, archduke of Austria/governor of the Netherlands
  • 1594 Nicolas Poussin, French painter (d. 1665)
  • 1623 Cornelis de Witt, Dutch statesman (Chatham)
  • 1624 Hiob Ludolf, German orientalist (d. 1704)
  • 1636 Johann David Mayer, composer
  • 1638 Samuel Apostool, Dutch vicar/theologist (The Sun)
  • 1640 Bernard Lamy, French mathematician (d. 1715)
  • 1728 Pietro Alessandro Pavona, composer
  • 1734 Johann Ernst Altenburg, composer
  • 1749 George Joseph Vogler, composer
  • 1755 Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, French chemist (d. 1809)
  • 1763 Franz Danzi, composer
  • 1765 Johann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger, German mathematician (d. 1831)
  • 1767 Rachel Donelson Jackson, wife of President Andrew Jackson (1828-37), (d. 1828)
  • 1789 Josiah Henson, American slave and settlement founder (d. 1883)
  • 1801 Benjamin Raymond, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1883)
  • 1805 William Butler Ogden, first Mayor of Chicago (d. 1877)
  • 1809 François-Xavier Garneau, French-Canadian poet and historian (d. 1866)
  • 1821 Nikolay Ivanovich Zaremba, composer
  • 1833 Edward Moody McCook, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1909)
  • 1843 Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (Bewitched One), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1907)
  • 1864 Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, composer/=
  • 1865 L H Perquin, Dutch religious radio speaker
  • 1865 Paul Gilson, composer
  • 1867 Konstantin Balmont, Russian writer, born in Gumnishchi, Shuya (d. 1945)
  • 1875 Herman Smith-Johannsen, cross-country skier (d. 1987)
  • 1878 Eduard R Verkade, Dutch actor/director/critic (Pygmalion)
  • 1880 Mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi)
  • 1882 Ion Antonescu, Prime Minister of Romania (d. 1946)
  • 1884 Harry Langdon, Council Bluffs IA, comic/director (Strong Man)
  • 1886 Charles Wood, composer
  • 1888 Ramon Lopez Velarde, Mexican poet (La Sangre Devota)
  • 1890 Georg Wüst, Posen, German Oceanographer who provided the first complete understanding of the temperature, salinity and deep-current structure of the Atlantic Ocean
  • 1893 Jacob HA van Coeverden, boer/edelman
  • 1894 Robert Russell Bennett, composer/arranger (Oklahoma!), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1894 Nikolai Chebotaryov, Ukrainian mathematician (d. 1947)
  • 1898 Thomas Henry Wait Armstrong, English organist and composer, born in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (d. 1994)
  • 1898 Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist
  • 1900 Otto Clarence Luening, composer (Sonority Canon), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1900 Paul J Mares, US, jazz trumpetist/composer (Farewell blues)
  • 1900 Gotthard Günther, German philosopher (d. 1984)
  • 1901 Peter Shankland, filmmaker/writer
  • 1902 David Brooks, psychologist
  • 1902 Erik Erikson, Frankfurt Germany, American developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst who coined the phrase "identity crisis"
  • 1905 James Robertson Justice, Scotland, actor (Above Us the Waves)
  • 1906 Louis RJ Ridder van Rappard, Dutch mayor (Zoelen)
  • 1906 Léon Degrelle, Belgian SS officer (d. 1994)

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1908 Sam Giancana, American mafioso, born in Chicago, Illinois

Gangster Sam Giancana
Gangster
Sam Giancana
  • 1910 Berend Giltay, composer
  • 1910 David Rose, orchestra leader (Red Skelton Show, Stripper), born in London, England
  • 1911 W.V. Awdry, British children's writer (d. 1997)
  • 1913 Trevor Huddleston, English pastor/chairman (Anti-Apartheid)
  • 1914 Cees [Cornelis A B] Bantzinger, Dutch cartoonist/illustrator
  • 1914 Saul Steinberg, Romania, cartoonist/illustrator (New Yorker)
  • 1914 Yuri Andropov, Russian KGB chief/1st secretary
  • 1914 Hilda Terry, American Cartoonist (d. 2006)
  • 1916 Marshall Field IV, publisher/editor (Chic Daily News, Sunday Times)
  • 1917 Al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Black Lash, Lash of the West)
  • 1917 Michalis Genitsaris, Greek singer and composer (d. 2005)
  • 1918 Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader
  • 1918 N'garta Tombalbaye, president Chad
  • 1919 Alberto Sordi, actor (Miser, Taxi Driver in NY), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1919 Van Barfoot, Edinburg, Mississippi, Army colonel and Medal of Honour recipient, (d. 2012)
  • 1920 Amy Clampitt, poet
  • 1920 George Ernest Leslie, trade union official
  • 1920 Alla Kazanskaya, Russian stage and film actress (d. 2008)
  • 1922 John Veale, composer
  • 1922 Mo[rris K] Udall, (Rep-D-AZ, 1961- )

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1923 Erroll Garner, American jazz pianist (Misty), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jazz Pianist Erroll Garner
Jazz Pianist
Erroll Garner
  • 1923 Erland Josephson, Stockholm Sweden, actor/dramatist (Utflykt)
  • 1924 Mohammed Ghazali, cricketer (Pak off-spinner wicketless in 2 Tests 54)
  • 1924 Ezer Weizman, 7th President of Israel (d. 2005)
  • 1925 Gene Baker, baseball player
  • 1925 Jaime Sabines, Mexican poet (Tarumba, Maltiempes)
  • 1926 Jan Carlstedt, composer
  • 1926 Shigeru Kayano, Japanese Ainu activist (d. 2006)
  • 1927 Hugo Pratt, graphic artist
  • 1927 Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humourist and Urdu poet (d. 1978)
  • 1929 Geoffrey Penwill Parsons, piano accompnaist
  • 1929 Gideon N N Nxumalo, composer
  • 1929 Nigel Pickering, guitarist (Spanky & Our Gang)
  • 1930 Marcel Pronovost, professional ice hockey player
  • 1932 Einar K Enevoldson, US, Nasa test pilot (X-24B)
  • 1932 Mario Cuomo, (Gov-D-NY, 1983-95), born in NYC, New York
  • 1933 Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (d. 2005)
  • 1933 Mark Jones, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • 1935 Belinda Lee, Devon England, actress (Who Done It, Runaway Bus)
  • 1935 Fernand Schokweiler, British judge
  • 1936 Alexandru Hrisanide, composer
  • 1936 Claude Brasseur, actor (Josepha, Pardon Mon Affair), born in Paris, France
  • 1936 William Joseph Levada, American Catholic prelate
  • 1937 Kumar Shri Indrajitsinhji, cricketer (Indian keeper in 60's)
  • 1937 Ray Coleman, journalist
  • 1937 Rolf Riehm, composer
  • 1937 Waylon Jennings, country singer/guitarist (Ramblin' Man)
  • 1938 Billy Williams, baseball player (Cubs)
  • 1939 Ward Connerly, American political figure
  • 1939 Brian Jacques, British author
  • 1940 Willem Frederik Bon, Dutch composer
  • 1941 Harry Nilsson, American singer/guitarist (Midnight Cowboy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1942 Bruce DalCanton, baseball player
  • 1942 Tony Coelho, (Rep-D-CA, 1979- )
  • 1942 Xaveria Hollander, [DeVries], Surabaya Indonesia, auth (Happy Hooker)
  • 1943 Aron Kincaid, actor (Warren-Bachelor Father, Ski Party), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943 Johnny Halliday, rocker
  • 1943 Xaviera Hollander, Dutch author
  • 1944 Inna Ryskai, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-2 gold/2 silver-1964-76)
  • 1944 Robert Keppel, American criminologist
  • 1945 Nicola Pagett, actress (Oliver's Story, Privates on Parade)
  • 1945 Miriam Defensor-Santiago, Philippine senator
  • 1945 Lawrence Wilkerson, American retired military officer
  • 1946 Janet Lennon, vocalist (Lennon Sisters)
  • 1946 Judy Pace, actress (Young Lawyers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946 Ken Henderson, baseball player
  • 1946 Roger Tolchard, cricketer (Engl keeper played Tests as a batsman 1977)
  • 1946 Noddy Holder, Walsall United Kingdom, rock vocalist/guitarist (Slade- Cum On Feel The Noize)
  • 1946 Demis Roussos, Greek singer, born in Alexandria Egypt
  • 1947 Lee Purcell, Cherry Point NC, actor (Big Wednesday, Mr Majestyk)
  • 1947 Paul Patterson, composer
  • 1948 Champ Summers, baseball player
  • 1949 Russell Hitchcock, Australian rock vocalist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1949 Simon Callow, actor (Good Father), born in London, England
  • 1949 Jim Varney, American actor (Ernest Goes to Jail, Hey Vern), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1949 Dusty Baker, baseball player (LA Dodgers)
  • 1949 Michael Lutz, bassist (Brownsville Station)
  • 1950 Mark Arnott, actor (Return of the Secaucus 7), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950 Lakshmi Mittal, Indian industrialist
  • 1951 Tom Forzani, CFL wide receiver (Calgary Stampeders)
  • 1951 Steve Walsh, American singer (Kansas)
  • 1952 Lorna Young, salesperson
  • 1952 Sandra Cassel, American actress
  • 1953 Rita Lee, Federic Wisc, playmate (November, 1977)

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1953 Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (2012-) and President of the People's Republic of China (2013-), born in Beijing

President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping
President of the People's Republic of China
Xi Jinping
  • 1954 James Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live, Trading Places), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 Terri Gibbs, blind singer (Somebody's Knockin'), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1954 Paul Rusesabagina, Rwandan hotel manager
  • 1954 Beverley Whitfield, Australian swimmer (d. 1996)
  • 1955 Cathy Morse, LPGA golfer
  • 1955 Julie Hagerty, actress (Airplane, Princesses), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1955 Sally E Silverstone, Walthamstow England, Co-Captain (Biosphere 2)
  • 1955 Tree Rollins, Winter Haven Fla, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 1955 Polly Draper, American actress (Thirtysomething, Side Effects), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1956 Ava Cadell, Budapest Hung, actress (Do or Die)
  • 1956 Lance Parrish, baseball player
  • 1957 Brad Gillis, rock guitarist/vocalist (Night Ranger)
  • 1957 Brett Butler, MLB center fielder
  • 1957 Clio Goldsmith, actress (Gift, Heat of Desire), born in Paris, France
  • 1957 Seppo Pääkkönen, Finnish actor
  • 1958 Wade Boggs, Nebraska, Red Sox/Yank 3rd baseman (AL bat champ 1985-88)
  • 1959 Eileen Davidson, Artesia California, actress (Kristen-Days of our Life)
  • 1960 Denise Haigh, LPGA golfer
  • 1961 Kai Eckhardt, German musician (Garaj Mahal)
  • 1961 Dave McAuley, Northern Irish boxer
  • 1961 Yoshimi Iwasaki, Japanese singer/actress
  • 1962 Andrea Rost, Hungarian soprano
  • 1963 Helen Hunt, actress (Jamie-Mad About You, Twister), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963 Scott Rockenfield, drummer (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)
  • 1963 Blanca Portillo, Spanish actress

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1964 Courteney Cox, American actress (Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Actress Courteney Cox
Actress
Courteney Cox
  • 1964 Michael Laudrup, Danish footballer
  • 1965 Carrie Mitchum, actress (Donna-Bold & Beautiful), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965 David Bolton, Guyana, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Lando Mem Amateur)
  • 1965 Annelies Bredael, Belgian rower
  • 1965 Adam Smith, American politician (D-Wash), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1966 Idalis DeLeon, American actress/singer
  • 1967 Yūji Ueda, Japanese voice actor
  • 1968 Demtra Hampton, Phila, model (Garda)
  • 1968 Tim Lester, NFL fullback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1968 Oh Dal-su, South Korean actor

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1969 Cedric Pioline, French tennis star (1996 Coopenhagen), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

Tennis Player Cedric Pioline
Tennis Player
Cedric Pioline

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1969 Ice Cube [O'Shea Jackson], American rapper and actor (Boyz in the Hood, Anaconda), born in Los Angeles, California

Rapper Ice Cube
Rapper
Ice Cube
  • 1969 Jesse Belanger, St-georges De Beau, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)
  • 1969 Maurice Odumbe, cricketer (Kenyan batsman & 1996 World Cup captain)
  • 1969 Sheldon Kennedy, Brandon, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
  • 1969 Oliver Kahn, German footballer
  • 1970 Amanda Cromwell, soccer midfielder (Olympics-96), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1970 Janie Eickhoff, US cyclist (Olympic-92), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1970 Janie Quigley, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1970 Zan Tabak, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1970 Leah Remini, American actress
  • 1970 Gaëlle Méchaly, French soprano
  • 1971 Nathan Astle, New Zealand cricketer (batsman), Test debut v Zimbabwe in 1996
  • 1971 Stuart Howell, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
  • 1971 Jake Busey, American actor
  • 1971 Bif Naked, Canadian musician
  • 1972 Andrew Pettitte, Baton Rouge LA, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1972 DeWayne Patterson, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)
  • 1972 Jean Francois Labbe, Sherbrooke, NHL goalie (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1972 Justin C G Leonard, PGA golfer (1994 Anheuser-Busch-3rd), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1972 Lianne Bennion, rower (Olympics-96), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1972 Ramiro Mendoza, Los Santos Panama, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1972 Sandy Mccarthy, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1972 Tony Clark, Newton KS, infielder (Detroit Tigers)
  • 1972 Hank Von Helvete, Turbonegro Frontman
  • 1973 Dean McAmmond, Grand Cache, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1973 Matt Stevens, safety (Philadelphia Eagles)

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1973 Neil Patrick Harris, actor (Doogie Howser MD), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico