Famous Birthdays on 16th June

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  • 1139 Emperor Konoe of Japan (d. 1155)
  • 1332 Isabella de Coucy, English princess (d. 1382)
  • 1514 John Cheke, English classical scholar (d. 1557)
  • 1583 Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent
  • 1591 Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655)
  • 1606 Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (d. 1675)
  • 1613 John Cleveland, English poet (d. 1658)
  • 1633 Nathaniel Schnittelbach, composer
  • 1633 Jean de Thévenot, French traveler and scientist (d. 1667)
  • 1637 Giovanni Paulo Colonna, composer
  • 1644 Henrietta Anne Stuart, Princess of Scotland, England and Ireland and Duchess of Orléans (d. 1670)
  • 1713 Meshech Weare, Governor of New Hampshire (d. 1786)
  • 1738 Mary Katharine Goddard, American printer and publisher (d. 1816)
  • 1752 Meingosus Gaelle, composer
  • 1754 Salawat Yulayev, Bashkir national hero, poet (d. 1800)
  • 1792 Sir Thomas Mitchell, Australian explorer (d. 1855)
  • 1792 John Linnell, English artist (d. 1882)
  • 1801 Julius Plücker, German mathematician and physicist (d. 1868)
  • 1806 Edward Davy, English physician, chemist, and inventor (d. 1885)
  • 1813 Otto Jahn, German archaeologist (d. 1869)
  • 1820 Athanase Coquerel, French Protestant preacher (d. 1875)
  • 1821 Old Tom Morris, Scottish golfer (d. 1908)
  • 1826 Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist and botanist (d. 1897)

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1829 Geronimo, Apache leader (d. 1909)

Apache Leader Geronimo
Apache Leader
Geronimo
  • 1834 Wesley Merritt, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1910)
  • 1837 Eli Long, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1903)
  • 1838 Cushman Davis, American politician (d. 1900)
  • 1840 Ernst Otto Schlick, German engineer (d. 1913)
  • 1843 David Popper, composer
  • 1843 Jan Malat, composer
  • 1853 Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer
  • 1858 Gustav V, king of Sweden (1907-50)
  • 1861 Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian
  • 1863 Paul Antonin Vidal, composer

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1874 Arthur Meighen, Anderson Ontario, (C) 9th PM of Canada (1920-21, 1926)

9th Prime Minister of Canada Arthur Meighen
9th Prime Minister of Canada
Arthur Meighen
  • 1879 Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law)
  • 1879 Theo[dorus J] Thijssen, Dutch writer (Kees the boy)
  • 1888 Bobby Clark, vaudevillan (World's funniest circus clown)
  • 1888 Peter Stoner, American mathematician and astronomer (d. 1980)
  • 1890 Stan Laurel, [Arthur S Jefferson], England, comedian (Laurel & Hardy)
  • 1892 Lupino Lane, English actor (Love Parade), born in London (d. 1959)
  • 1894 Norman Kerry, actor (Phantom of the Opera), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1896 Jean Peugeot, Frans auto manufacturer (Peugeot)
  • 1896 William Fitzgerald Jenkins, author (Time Tunnel, Land of Giants)
  • 1896 Murray Leinster, American author (d. 1976)
  • 1897 Elaine Hammerstein, American actress (d. 1948)
  • 1897 Georg Wittig, German chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1987)
  • 1899 Nelson Doubleday, US, publisher (Doubleday)
  • 1899 Helen Traubel, American soprano, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1972)
  • 1900 Jan van Tilburg, governor Suriname (PVDA, 1955-62)
  • 1901 Arthur Pierson, Oslo Norway, actor/director (Hat Check Girl)
  • 1901 Conrad Beck, composer
  • 1902 Barbara McClintock, US, cytogeneticist (Jumping Genes, Nobel 1983)
  • 1902 Kornelis Posthumus, Dutch chemist
  • 1903 Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer
  • 1904 Gerard Holt, Dutch architect
  • 1906 Alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's)
  • 1907 Jack Albertson, Malden Mass, actor (Thin Man)
  • 1907 John Hadfield, author/publisher (Love on a Branch Line)
  • 1909 Willi Boskovsky, Austria, conductor (new years concert)
  • 1909 Archie Fairley Carr, biologist (d. 1987)
  • 1910 E G Marshall, Owatonna Minn, actor (Lawrence-Defenders, Caine Mutiny)
  • 1910 Ilona Massey, Budapest Hungary, actress/singer (Ilona Massey Show)
  • 1910 Lord Richardson, president (General Medical Council)
  • 1910 Richard Maling Barrer, chemist
  • 1912 Enoch Powell, England, MP (C)/racist/Greek professor
  • 1912 John Peel, MP
  • 1914 Stewart Cathie "Billy" Griffith, cricketer (140 for England, 1948)
  • 1914 Stewart Griffith, secretary (MCC)
  • 1915 Joseph Kagan, businessman
  • 1915 Mariano Rumor, premier Italy
  • 1915 John Tukey, American statistician (d. 2000)
  • 1916 Francis Lopez, composer
  • 1916 Hank Luisetti, NBA forward (1st to use a one-handed shot)
  • 1917 Katharine Graham, newspaper publisher (Washington Post), born in NYC, New York
  • 1917 Aurelio Lampredi, Italian mechanical engineer (Ferrari; d. 1989)
  • 1917 Irving Penn, American photographer
  • 1919 Lord Aberdare, committee chairman (House of Lords)
  • 1920 John Howard Griffin, US, photographer/author (Black Like Me)
  • 1920 Raymond U. Lemieux, Canadian scientist (d. 2002)
  • 1920 José López Portillo, President of Mexico (d. 2004)
  • 1921 Lord Perry of Walton, SDP/vice chancellor (Open University England)
  • 1923 Ake Hermanson, composer
  • 1923 Henryk Czyz, composer
  • 1923 Ron Flockhart, Scottish racing driver (d. 1962)
  • 1924 Sayed Idries Shah, thinker
  • 1925 Faith Domergue, actress (House of 7 Corpses), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1925 Richard Jacobs, philanthropist/sports owner (Cleveland Indians)
  • 1927 Robert Matthews, master (Clare College Cambridge England)
  • 1927 Tom [Thomas] Graveney, English cricket batsman, born in Riding Mill, Northumberland (d. 2015)
  • 1928 Harold Hanham, vice chancellor (Lancaster University)
  • 1928 Sergiu Comissiona, Buch Romania, conductor (Haifa Symph 1959-64)
  • 1929 James Kirtland Randall, composer
  • 1929 Ramon Bieri, American actor (d. 2001)
  • 1929 Pauline Yates, English actress (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), born in St Helens, Merseyside
  • 1930 Brian Statham, cricketer (masterful England quick for two decades)
  • 1930 David Konstant, bishop (Leeds)
  • 1930 Vilmos Zsigmond, Hungarian/American cinematographer (Close Encounters of the Third Kind), born in Szeged, Hungary (d. 2016)
  • 1931 Courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws, community leader
  • 1931 Ivo Petric, composer
  • 1931 Robert F [Bob] Smith, (Rep-R-OR, 1983- )
  • 1932 David Keylsey, actor/director
  • 1932 Ralph Robins, CEO (Rolls-Royce)
  • 1933 Joachim Nowotny, writer
  • 1933 Ken Johnson, MLB player - 1st pitcher to lose a complete game nine-inning no-hitter, born in West Palm Beach, Florida (d. 2015)
  • 1934 Eileen Atkins, actress (Equus, Devil Within Her), born in London, England
  • 1934 Janet Pilgrim, playmate (July 1955, Dec 1955, Oct 1956)
  • 1934 Little Caesar, vocalist (Little Caesar & the Romans)
  • 1934 Lord Patrick Beresforord, blood-stock agent
  • 1934 Lucia Dlugoszewski, composer
  • 1934 William Forsyth Sharpe, American economist, Nobel laureate
  • 1934 Elvira Vinogradova, Russian TV persona
  • 1934 Bill Cobbs [Wilbert], American actor (Night at the Museum, The Color of Money), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1935 Jim Dine, Cincinnati Oh, pop artist (St John the Divine)
  • 1935 James Bolam, Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, English actor (When the Boat Comes In, The Beiderbecke Trilogy)
  • 1936 August Willemsen, Dutch poet/translator
  • 1936 Fred Oster, Dutch TV host
  • 1937 August Busch III, CEO (Anheuser-Busch, St Louis Cards)
  • 1937 Erich Segal, author (Love Story, Oliver's Story), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937 Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Tsar of Bulgaria
  • 1938 Joyce Carol Oates, NY, novelist (Garden of Earthly Delights)
  • 1938 Mickie Finn, Hugo Oklahoma, TV hostess/banjo player (Mickie Finn's)
  • 1938 Torgny Lindgren, Swedish writer
  • 1940 Billy "Crash" Craddock, Greensboro NC, singer
  • 1940 Hans Dorrestijn, Dutch cabaret performer
  • 1940 Neil Goldschmidt, Governor of Oregon
  • 1941 Lamont Dozier, songwriter (Dozier-Holland-Dozier), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1941 Mumtaz Hamid Rao, Pakistani journalist
  • 1942 Eddie Levert, Canton Ohio, vocalist (O'Jays-For the Love of Money)
  • 1942 Giacomo Agostini, Lovere, Italy, world motorcycle race champion
  • 1942 John Rostill, rocker
  • 1943 Joan Van Ark, American actress and director (Valene-Dallas, Knots Landing), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 Joan Barbara Grigor, artist
  • 1944 Takamiyama, [Jesse Kuhaulua], Hawaii, 1st non-Japanese sumo champion
  • 1945 Claire Alexander, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1945 Lucienne Robillard, Canadian politician
  • 1946 Lord Astor, of Hever
  • 1946 Neil MacGregor, director (British National Gallery)
  • 1946 Simon Williams, US, actor (Fiendish plot of dr Fu Manchu)
  • 1946 Jodi Rell, American politician, governor of Connecticut
  • 1947 -minu, Swiss columnist and writer
  • 1948 Ron LeFlore, American baseball player
  • 1949 Kale Browne, San Rafael California, actor (Michael Hudson-Another World)
  • 1949 Peppy Castro, [Emil Thielhelm], rock vocalist (Balance), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949 Paulo César, Brazilian footballer
  • 1950 James Smith, US, singer (Stylistics-Can't Give you Anything)
  • 1950 Jesse Dizon, Oceanside California, actor (Ramon-Operation Petticoat)
  • 1951 John Salthouse, British(?) actor (American Werewolf in London)
  • 1951 Michel Viso, France, cosmonaut
  • 1951 Sonia Braga, Maringa Brazil, actress (Dona Flor & Her 2 Husbands)
  • 1951 Roberto Durán, Panamanian boxer
  • 1952 Aleksandr Zaitsev, USSR, pairs figure skating (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1952 Gino Vanelli, singer (Living Inside Myself), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1952 Rob Kloet, pop drummer/singer (Nits-In the Dutch Mountains)
  • 1952 George Papandreou, junior, Greek politician
  • 1953 Ian Mosley, Paddington London, drummer (Marillion-Clutching at Straws)
  • 1954 Gary Roberts, rocker (Boomtown Rats)
  • 1954 Jeffrey S Ashby, astronaut (sk: STS 85), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1955 Laurie Metcalf, Carbonville Illinois, actress (Jackie-Roseanne)
  • 1955 Simon Bailey, priest
  • 1957 Adri van Tiggelen, Dutch soccer star (Sparta/PSV)
  • 1957 Ian Buchanan, Scotland, actor (General Hospital, Gary Shandling Show)
  • 1958 Jóhannes Helgason, Icelandic guitarist (Þeyr)
  • 1958 Ulrike Tauber, East German swimmer
  • 1959 Warrior, American professional wrestler
  • 1959 The Ultimate Warrior [James Brian Hellwig], professional wrestler, born in Crawfordsville, IN, (d. 2014)
  • 1961 Robbie Kerr, cricketer (Queensland opener 2 Tests for Australia 1985)
  • 1962 Wally Joyner, American baseball player
  • 1962 Femi Kuti, Nigerian Afrobeat Musician
  • 1962 Arnold Vosloo, South African actor
  • 1963 Mohsin Kamal, cricketer (Pakistani fast bowler 1984- )
  • 1963 Jim Fullington, American professional wrestler
  • 1963 Scott Alexander, American screenwriter
  • 1965 J J Birden, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1965 Johannes Harisch, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1966 Jan Zelezny, Czech, javelin thrower (Olympics-2 gold-92, 96)
  • 1966 [Eric] Randy Barnes, Charleston WV, shot putter (Oly-silv/gold-88, 96)
  • 1967 John Franklin, American actor
  • 1968 Alton Montgomery, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1968 Matt Turk, NFL punter (Washington Redskins)
  • 1968 Nehemiah Perry, cricketer (fine Jamaican off-spinner)
  • 1968 Patrick Stuart, Hollywood Cal, actor (Will Cortlandt-All My Children)
  • 1969 Kevin Young, Alpena MI, infielder (KC Royals)
  • 1969 L B Stephens, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1969 Mark Crossley, Welsh footballer
  • 1970 Michael Husted, NFL place kicker (Tampa Bay Bucs)

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1970 Phil Mickelson, PGA golfer (five-time major winner), born in San Diego, California

Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner Phil Mickelson
Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner
Phil Mickelson
  • 1970 Clifton Collins Jr., American actor
  • 1970 Cobi Jones, American soccer player
  • 1971 Daliah Wachs "Dr. Daliah", Los Angeles Ca., radio host
  • 1971 Andre President, tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1971 Chris Gomez, American baseball infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Los Angeles, California

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1971 Tupac Shakur, East Harlem New York, American rap star/actor (Juice, Bullet) (killed in 1996)

Rap Musician and Actor Tupac Shakur
Rap Musician and Actor
Tupac Shakur
  • 1972 Shawnelle Scott, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 1972 John Cho, Korean-American actor
  • 1972 Simon Khan, English golfer
  • 1972 Ann Shoket, American magazine editor
  • 1973 Shannon Myers, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 1973 Nikos Machlas, Greek footballer
  • 1973 Eddie Cibrian [Edward Carl], Burbank, California, American actor (Sunset Beach, Third Watch)