Famous Birthdays on 18th June

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 237

  • 1269 Princess Eleanor of England (d. 1298)
  • 1318 Princess Eleanor of Woodstock (d. 1355)
  • 1466 Ottaviano Petrucci, Italian printer (d. 1539)
  • 1511 Bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor/architect
  • 1511 Ponte Santa Trinita, Florence
  • 1517 Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (d. 1593)
  • 1552 Gabriello Chiabrera, Italian poet (d. 1637)
  • 1581 Thomas Overbury, poet (baptized)
  • 1667 Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshal (d. 1750)
  • 1681 Feofan Prokopovich, theologian, archbishop of Novgorod, westernizer
  • 1716 Joseph M Vien, French (court)painter
  • 1723 Giuseppe Scarlotti, composer
  • 1740 Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor
  • 1744 Augustin Holler, composer
  • 1757 Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, composer
  • 1757 Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine leader (d. 1833)
  • 1758 Pieter PJQ Ondaatje, Ceylon/Dutch jurist/patriot
  • 1780 Michael Henkel, composer
  • 1794 George Grote, British historian
  • 1799 William Lassell, discoverer (satellites of Uranus & Neptune)
  • 1809 Sylvanus William Godon, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1879)
  • 1812 Ivan Goncharov, Russia, novelist/travel writer (Oblomov)
  • 1813 Pavel Annenkov, Rus literature historian (Zametsjatelnoje desjatileti)
  • 1820 Martin Andreas Udbye, composer
  • 1822 Henry David Leslie, composer
  • 1824 Johannes Heykamp, Catholic archbishop of Utrecht
  • 1839 William Henry Seward Jr, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1920)
  • 1845 Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1922)
  • 1850 Richard Heuberger, composer
  • 1854 Edward Wyllis Scripps, publisher/journalist
  • 1857 Henry Clay Folger Jr, US, businessman/Shakespeare fan
  • 1858 Hans Schardt, Swiss geologist
  • 1860 Hugo Loudon, CEO (Royal Dutch Oil [Shell])
  • 1861 Jose FdT Coelho, Portuguese writer (Os Meus Amores)
  • 1863 George Essex Evans, Australian poet (d. 1909)
  • 1868 Miklos Horthy von Nagybanya, Hungarian admiral/regent (1910-44)
  • 1870 Edouard Le Roy, French philosopher and mathematician
  • 1877 James Montgomery Flagg, illustrator ("I want you" Uncle Sam)
  • 1881 Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch labor leader
  • 1882 Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgaria premier (1946-49) [or 6/28]
  • 1884 Edouard Daladier, premier France (1933..40)

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1886 George Mallory, England, mountain climber ("because it is there")

Mountain Climber George Mallory
Mountain Climber
George Mallory
  • 1886 Alexander Wetmore, American ornithologist (d. 1978)
  • 1887 Blanche Yurka, St Paul MN, actress (Taxi, Tale of 2 Cities)
  • 1888 Margarita Xirgu, Barcelona Spain, actress (Bloody Wedding)
  • 1888 S S Van Dine, [William Huntingdon Wright], author (Canary Murder Case)
  • 1889 Paul Joostens, Flemish painter
  • 1891 Hans Ruin, Finnish Swedish-language historian
  • 1891 Mae Busch, Australian actress (d. 1946)
  • 1892 Edward Steuermann, composer
  • 1895 Manuela Fernández-Fojaco, Spanish supercentenarian
  • 1896 Blanche Sweet, actress (Home Sweet Home, Avenging Conscience), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1896 Cota Ramaswami, cricketer (Davis Cup for India 1922, Test 1936)
  • 1896 Philip Barry, US, dramatist (Philadelphia Story)
  • 1898 Carleton Percy Hobbs, Farnborough England
  • 1899 James Ralph Darling, teacher
  • 1901 Jimmy Dale, Bronx orchestra leader (Sonny & Cher), born in NYC, New York
  • 1901 Llewellyn Rees, British theater actor (Invisible Creature)
  • 1902 Henry Wadsworth, Maysville KY, actor (Applause, Fast & Loose)
  • 1903 Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Le diable ouch corps)
  • 1903 Jeanette MacDonald, Phila, American actress and singer (When I'm Calling You), (d. 1965)
  • 1904 Keye Luke, Canton China, actor (Across the Pacific, Yangtse Incident)
  • 1904 Manuel Rosenthal, Paris France, composer (Bootleggers)
  • 1905 Eduard Tubin, composer
  • 1905 John Gardener, boatbuilder/writer
  • 1906 Kay Kyser, Rocky Mount NC, orchestra leader (Kay Kyser's Kollege)
  • 1907 Benny Payne, Phila, pianist (Billy Daniels Show)
  • 1907 Froelich Rainey, Wisc, quiz moderator (What in the World)
  • 1908 Bud Collyer, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth), born in NYC, New York
  • 1908 Nedra Volz, American actress (d. 2003)
  • 1908 Stanley Knowles, Canadian politician (d. 1997)
  • 1910 Avon Long, Balt Md, actor (Roots: Next Generation)
  • 1910 Dick Foran, Flemington NJ, actor (OK Crackerby)
  • 1910 E G Marshall, Owatonna Minn, actor (Playhouse 90, Chicago Hope)
  • 1910 Ray McKinley, Fort Worth Tx, orchestra leader/drummer (Glenn Miller Time)
  • 1910 E.G. Marshall, American actor (d. 1998)
  • 1912 Glen Morris, MO, Olympic champion/actor (Tarzan)
  • 1912 Henry Brandon, actor (Drums of Fu Manchu), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1913 Sammy Cahn, lyricist (3 Coins in a Fountain)
  • 1913 Sylvia Porter, financial writer (Sylvia Porter's Money Book)
  • 1914 Billy Wade, cricket wicket-keeper (South African in 11 Tests 1938-50)
  • 1915 Arthur Fagg, cricketer (dual double-centuries in a game for Kent 1938)
  • 1915 Red Adair, oilman (fought oil fires in Kuwait)
  • 1915 Victor Legley, composer
  • 1916 John Young, actor/TV panelist (Masquerade Party)
  • 1917 Akhmet Jevdet Ismail Hajiyev, composer
  • 1917 Richard Boone, actor (Paladin-Have Gun Will Travel), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1917 Arthur Tremblay, Canadian politician (d. 1996)
  • 1918 Bob Carroll, singer/actor (Stage Two Revue, Stranger)
  • 1919 Edward Leadbitter, politician
  • 1919 Edwin Clarke, historian/neurologist
  • 1919 Mel Brandt, American actor (Faraway Hill), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1919 Ted Leadbitter, British MP (Lab)
  • 1919 Jerome Karle, New York, chemist (Nobel 1985) and Manhattan Project member, (d. 2013)
  • 1920 Aster Berkhof, [Louis Van de Bergh], Flemish writer (Furious Christ)
  • 1920 Ian Carmichael, Hull England, actor (Lucky Jim, I'm Alright Jack)
  • 1922 Donald L Keene, Japanese translator/critic, born in NYC, New York
  • 1922 Claude Helffer, French pianist (d. 2004)
  • 1923 Herman Krebbers, Dutch violist/concert master

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1924 George Mikan, Joliet Illinois, NBA center (6-time all-pro)

NBA Center George Mikan
NBA Center
George Mikan
  • 1924 Liesbeth den Uyl-van Vessem, feminist/wife of Joop den Uyl
  • 1925 Herman "Ace" Wallace, blues guitarist/singer
  • 1925 Rex Collings, writer/publisher
  • 1925 Robert Arthur, Aberdeen Wash, actor (12 O'Clock High, Just For You)
  • 1926 Patricia Hutchinson, British ambassador (Uruguay)
  • 1926 Tom Wicker, columnist (NY Times)
  • 1927 Dennis Landau, CEO (Cooperative Wholesale Society)
  • 1927 John Phillipps Kenyon, historian/teacher
  • 1927 Paul Eddington, actor (Devil Rides Out, Devil's Bride)
  • 1927 Simeon Pironkov, composer
  • 1927 Eva Bartok, Hungarian-born British actress
  • 1928 Maggie McNamara, actress (3 Coins in a Fountain, Cardinal), born in NYC, New York
  • 1928 Michael Blakemore, British theater director (Country Life)
  • 1928 David T. Lykken, American scientist
  • 1929 Eva Bartok, Budapest Hungary, actress (Assassin, Crimson Pirate)
  • 1929 James Bishop, editor (London News Publications)
  • 1929 Jürgen Habermas, German sociologist and philosopher (Frankfurter Schule), born in Düsseldorf
  • 1930 Peter Phillips, CEO (AB Electronics) [or Feb 10]
  • 1931 Peter Batty, TV/movie producer
  • 1931 Fernando Henrique Cardoso, President of Brazil from 1995 to 2002
  • 1932 Dudley R. Herschbach, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1932 Geoffrey Hill, English poet
  • 1933 Jean Wicki, Switzerland, 4-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1933 Tommy Hunt, US singer (Flamingos-Lovers Never Say Goodbye)
  • 1934 Brian Kenny, deputy supreme allied commander (Europe)
  • 1934 Carl de Winter, sect-gen (Federation of British Artists)
  • 1934 Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Japanese manga artist (d. 2004)
  • 1935 Hugh McColl, American banker
  • 1936 Ian Spurling, ballet designer
  • 1936 R Ronald Venetian, [Vene], president Suriname (1991- )
  • 1937 Gail Godwin, US, author (Perfectionists, Odd Woman)
  • 1937 John D [Jay] Rockefeller IV, (Sen-D-WV, 1985- )
  • 1937 Varbara Ann Teer, US actress/director (Natl Black Theatre Company)
  • 1937 Vitaly Mikhailovich Zholobov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 21)
  • 1938 Don "Sugarcane" Harris, rocker/actor (Soup for 1, Greeased Lightning)
  • 1938 Joop M Worrell, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 1938 Kevin Murray, Australian rules footballer
  • 1939 Lou Brock, one-time baseball stolen base leader (St Louis Cards)
  • 1939 Lynn Whiting, horse trainer
  • 1940 Bob Duncan, prison warden (Gartree Prison in UK)
  • 1940 Jim Albus, PGA golfer (1991 Mazda Senior Players), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1940 Michael Sheard, British actor (d. 2005)
  • 1941 Delia Smith, English cook and television presenter
  • 1942 Thabo Mbeki, Idutywa, Transkei, South Africa, former President of South Africa
  • 1942 Hans Vonk, Dutch conductor

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1942 Paul McCartney, English musician and member of The Beatles, born in Liverpool, England

Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney
Musician & member of the Beatles
Paul McCartney
  • 1942 Roger Ebert, Urbana Ill, film critic (Siskel & Ebert at the Movies)
  • 1942 Thabo M Mbeki, South African economist/1st vice-president (1994- )
  • 1942 Carl Radle, American bass guitarist (d. 1980)
  • 1943 Barry Evans, actor (Dr Upton-Dr in the House, Mind Your Language)
  • 1943 Raffaella Carrà, Italian singer
  • 1944 Paul Lansky, composer
  • 1944 Sandy Posey, American singer
  • 1946 Russell Ash, British author
  • 1946 Fabio Capello, Italian football coach
  • 1946 Bruiser Brody [Frank Goodish], professional wrestler (d. 1988)
  • 1947 Bernard Giraudeau, La Rochelle France, actor (L'Annee des Meduses)
  • 1947 Douglas Young, composer
  • 1947 Linda Thorson, actress (Tara-Avengers, Julia-1 Life to Live), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1948 Éva Marton, Hungarian operatic soprano
  • 1949 Jerry Hollendorfer, horse trainer
  • 1949 William Randolph Hearst III, publisher/editor
  • 1949 Chris Van Allsburg, American author and illustrator
  • 1949 Prince Lincoln Thompson, Jamaican musician (d. 1999)
  • 1949 Lech Kaczyński, Polish president, 2005-2010
  • 1950 Annelie Ehrhardt, German DR, 100m hurdler (Olympics-gold-1972)
  • 1951 Henny Huisman, Dutch TV host (Playback Show)
  • 1952 Barry Champagne, Louisiana, stunt coorindator (Licence to Kill)
  • 1952 Carol Kane, actress (Dog Day Afternoon, Simka-Taxi), born in Cleveland, Ohio

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1952 Isabella Rossellini, Rome Italy, actress (Big Night, Blue Velvet)

  • 1952 Rickey Gazda, rocker
  • 1953 Jerome Smith, US guitarist (KC & the Sunshine Band-Boogie Shoes)
  • 1954 William Beard, rock drummer (Face To Face)
  • 1956 Brian Benben, Winchester Va, actor (Dream On, Gangster Chronicles)
  • 1957 Andrea Evans, actress (Young & Restless, Tina-One Life to Live)
  • 1958 Daniels Koran, saxophonist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
  • 1960 Ralph Brown, British actor
  • 1961 Andres Galarraga, Venezuelan infielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Caracas
  • 1961 [Genevieve] Alison Moyet, Essex England, rock vocalist (Yaz, Alf)
  • 1962 Jan[ice] Merrill, track star (US record long distance holder 1979)
  • 1962 Mitsuharu Misawa, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1963 Bruce Smith, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1963 Darren "Dizzy" Reed, US musician (Guns n' Roses-Sweet Girl of Mine)
  • 1963 Joe Walter, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • 1963 Omar Londono, jockey
  • 1964 Thanh Nguyen, Saigon Vietnam, 141 lbs US weightlifter (Olympics-1996)
  • 1964 Uday Hussein, Iraqi leader (d. 2003)
  • 1965 Kim Dickens, American actress and model
  • 1966 Bob Kempainen, Minneapolis MN, marathoner (Olympics-96)
  • 1966 Doug Bodger, Chemainus BC, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, San Jose)
  • 1966 Kurt Browning, Alberta, figure skater (Olympic-5-1994)
  • 1966 Luke Jensen, Grayling Mich, tennis star (1993 French Open doubles)
  • 1966 Robert Kempainen, Minneapolis MN, marathoner (Oly-1996)
  • 1966 Sandy Alomar, Salinas Puerto Rico, catcher (Cleveland Indians)
  • 1967 Pasquale Bruno, Italian American entrepreneur
  • 1968 John Lumkes, 3k steeplechase runner, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1969 Fernando Valenzula, jockey
  • 1969 Jay Leeuwenburg, NFL guard/center (Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1969 Laura Brown, LPGA golfer
  • 1969 Pål Pot Pamparius, Norwegian musician (Turbonegro)