Famous Birthdays on June 22

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  • 1478 Philips de Schone, Archduke of Austrian/King of Castilia (Philips I)
  • 1611 Pablo Bruna, Spanish blind composer, born in Daroca, Spain (d. 1679)
  • 1613 Lambert Pietkin, Flemish baroque composer, born in Liege (d. 1696)
  • 1674 Eugene J P, Earl of Merode, Belgian marquis of Westerloo
  • 1680 Ebenezer Erskine, Scottish religious dissenter (d. 1754)
  • 1684 Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer
  • 1701 Nikolaj Eigtved, Danish architect (Christiansborg Castle)
  • 1704 John Taylor, English classical scholar (d. 1766)
  • 1713 Lord John Philip Sackville, English cricketer (d. 1765)
  • 1738 Jacques Delille, French poet and translator (d. 1813)
  • 1741 Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer
  • 1742 Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer
  • 1757 George Vancouver, surveyed Pacific coast from San Francisco to Vancouver Island
  • 1767 Wilhelm von Humboldt, German philosopher and statesman (d. 1835)
  • 1796 Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [OS]
  • 1805 Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Il Apostolato Popolare)
  • 1814 James Henry Lane, US General during Civil War (Union) and Senator (Kansas), born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana (d. 1866)
  • 1824 Frederic Louis Ritter, composer
  • 1830 Theodor Leschetizky, composer
  • 1837 Paul Morphy, greatest chess player of all time (1857-61), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1840 Ernest Debes, German cartographer (Baedeker)
  • 1845 Tom Dula, American folk character (Tom Dooley) (d. 1868)
  • 1845 Richard Seddon, longest serving Prime Minister of New Zealand (1893-1906), born in Eccleston, England (d. 1906)
  • 1855 Sam Morris, Hobart, cricketer (Barbados parents only black Aus player)
  • 1856 Henry Rider Haggard, Norfolk, England, author (King Solomon's Mine, She, Dawn)
  • 1859 Frank Heino Damrosch, author/musician/teacher (found Inst of Music)
  • 1861 Maximilian von Spee, German admiral (d. 1914)
  • 1864 Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician
  • 1869 Hendrikus Colijn, Dutch premier (AR 1933-39)
  • 1871 William McDougall, British psychologist and polymath (d. 1938)
  • 1876 Gwen (Gwendolen) John, Haverfordwest, Wales, Welsh painter
  • 1879 Thibaudeau Rinfret, jurist and Chief Justice of Canada (d. 1962)
  • 1883 José Rolón, Mexican composer, born in Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco (d. 1945)
  • 1884 James Rector, American athlete (d. 1949)
  • 1885 Milan Vidmar, Slovenian engineer and chess player (d. 1962)
  • 1887 Albert PAA Besnard, Dutch poet/journalist (Uprising & Remorse)
  • 1887 Julian S Huxley, biologist/philosopher, Darwin's Bulldog, born in London, England
  • 1888 Harold Burton, U.S. Supreme Court justice (d. 1964)
  • 1891 Franz de Backer, Flemish writer (White Enemy)
  • 1891 Harry Seymour, NY, actor (Boy Meets Girl, Tenderfoot)
  • 1892 Robert Ritter von Greim, German field marshal (d. 1945)
  • 1892 N. Howell Furman, American Chemist whose work on separating uranium contributed to the development of the atomic bomb
  • 1893 Osvald Chlubna, composer
  • 1895 James Arthur Calata, Anglican clergyman and African National Congress (ANC) leader, Rabula, Keiskammahoek, Eastern Cape.
  • 1896 Francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea)
  • 1897 Norbert Elias, English/Dutch philosopher (Process of Civilization)
  • 1897 Edmund A. Chester, American broadcaster and journalist (d. 1973)
  • 1898 Erich Maria Remarque, German novelist (All Quiet on the Western Front)
  • 1899 Dorothy Devore, actress (Narrow Street, Senior Daredevil), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1899 Michal Kalecki, Polish economist
  • 1900 Jennie Tourel, mezzo-soprano (Met Opera 1943-47), born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • 1901 Jack Whiting, actor/singer (Marge & Gower Champion Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1901 Naunton Wayne, Wales, actor (Quartet, Hidden Room, Double Confession)
  • 1901 Willem Jacobus du Plooy Erlank (Eitemal), Wolmaransstad, Transvaal, poet and professor in Afrikaans and Dutch literature at the University of Stellenbosch
  • 1902 Arnold J d'Ailly, dir (Nederlandsche Bank)/mayor (Amsterdam, 1946-56)
  • 1902 David Burns, actor (Music Man, Hello Dolly!)
  • 1902 Marguerite De La Motte, American actress (d. 1950)
  • 1903 Carl Hubbell, pitcher (NY Giants)-253 wins, 2.97 lifetime ERA

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1903 John Dillinger, Notorious American bank robber, born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1934)

Gangster John Dillinger
Gangster
John Dillinger
  • 1905 Walter Leigh, composer

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1906 Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American author and aviator (Gift from the Sea), born in Englewood, New Jersey

Aviation Pioneer and Author Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Aviation Pioneer and Author
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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1906 Billy Wilder, Austrian-born American filmmakerr (Some Like It Hot, Apartment, Stalag 17), born in Vienna, Austria

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Filmmaker
Billy Wilder
  • 1906 Richard Fanshawe, England, equestion 3 day event (Olympic-bronze-1936)
  • 1908 George Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher
  • 1909 Katherine Dunham, dancer/choreographer (Casbah, Stormy Weather)
  • 1909 Mike Todd, [Avrom Goldbogen], US theatre and film director ("Around the World in 80 Days"), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1958)
  • 1910 Peter Pears, Farnham England, tenor (Death in Venice)
  • 1911 Guus Jansen, jazz pianist (Net als Toen)
  • 1911 Marie Philipsen-Braun, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1928)
  • 1912 Vit Nejedly, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1945)
  • 1912 Princess Caroline Mathilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1983)
  • 1913 Wladyslaw Sila-Nowicki, Poland, lawyer (Solidarity)
  • 1914 Lilo Hardel, German writer, born in Berlin (d. 1999)
  • 1916 Johnny Jacobs, American television announcer (d. 1982)
  • 1918 Richard Eastham, Opelousas LA, actor (Not With My Wife) [or Jan 22]

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1918 Cicely Saunders, English nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice, born in Barnet, England (d. 2005)

Nurse and Social Worker Cicely Saunders
Nurse and Social Worker
Cicely Saunders
  • 1920 Chandrasekhar Sarwate, cricketer (batted in 9 Tests for India 1946-52)
  • 1920 Gladys Marea Hartman, athletics Administrator
  • 1920 Paul Frees, animation voice (Bullwinkle), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1921 Barbara F Vucanovich, (Rep-R-NV, 1983-1997), (d. 2013)
  • 1921 Gower Champion, choreographer (42nd Street, Showboat)
  • 1921 Joseph Papp, Bkln, stage producer/director (Pirates of Penzance)
  • 1922 Bill Blass, American fashion designer (Nancy Reagan), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana (d. 2002)
  • 1923 Jimmy Cameron, cricketer (brother of John WI batsman 1948-49)
  • 1926 Ruth Zechlin, composer
  • 1927 Ann Petersen, Belgian actress (d. 2003)
  • 1928 Ralph Waite, White Plains New York, American actor, director and political candidate (Cool Hand Luke, The Waltons)
  • 1931 Henk Vonhoff, Dutch politician (VVD)
  • 1931 Hennadiy Udovenko, Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine, politician and diplomat (UN General Assembly President, 1997-8), (d. 2013)
  • 1932 Michael Horvit, composer
  • 1932 Amrish Puri, Indian actor (d. 2005)
  • 1932 Prunella Scales, English actress
  • 1933 Dianne Feinstein, 1st female mayor of SF/(Sen-D-Ca)
  • 1933 Jacques Martin, French TV host (d. 2007)
  • 1933 Libor Pešek, Czech conductor
  • 1934 Arthur Miller, legal reporter
  • 1935 V V Kumar, cricketer (useful Madras leggie who only played 2 Tests)
  • 1936 Kris Kristofferson, Brownsville TX, singer/actor (Amerika, Millenium)
  • 1936 Verne Allison, singer (Dells-Open Up My Heart)
  • 1936 Hermeto Pascoal, Brazilian musician
  • 1938 Andrew Brown, film Producer
  • 1939 Bobby Harrison, England, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Conquistador)
  • 1939 Don Matthews, American football coach in the CFL
  • 1940 Abbas Kiarostami, Iranian author/director (Under the Olive Trees, Close Up), born in Tehran (d. 2016)
  • 1940 Esther Rantzen, British TV presenter
  • 1941 Ed Bradley, Journalist and CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1941 Michael Lerner, actor (8 Men Out, Harlem Nights), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1942 Margreet M H Kamp, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 1942 Toyohiro Akiyama, Japan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-11)
  • 1943 Eumir Deodato, Brazilian artist, producer and arranger
  • 1944 Klaus Maria Brandauer, Austria, actor (Mephisto, Out of Africa)
  • 1944 Michael Obst, German FR, coxsman (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1944 Peter Asher, singer (Peter & Gordon-World Without Love), born in London, England
  • 1944 Steve Weber, guitarist, (Rounders-Holy "Boobs" Modal)
  • 1945 Howard Kaylan, rocker (Flo & Eddie/Turtles-Happy Together, Eleanor)
  • 1946 Andrew Rubin, New Bedford Mass, actor (Police Academy) [or Jan 22]
  • 1946 Eliades Ochoa, Cuban guitarist (Buena Vista Social Club)
  • 1947 David L Lander, American actor (Squiggy-Laverne & Shirley), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947 Murray Webb, cricketer (NZ fast bowler in 3 Tests, 4 wkts at 117 75)
  • 1947 Octavia E[stelle] Butler, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Wild Seed)

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1947 "Pistol" Pete Maravich, American NBA star (Atlanta Hawks), born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania (d. 1988)

NBA Guard Pete Maravich
NBA Guard
Pete Maravich
  • 1947 Jerry Rawlings, former President of Ghana
  • 1947 Howard Kaylan, founding member of The Turtles
  • 1948 Nolan Clarke, cricketer (Barbados bat 1970-77, later Holland stalwart)
  • 1948 Sue Roberts, LPGA golfer
  • 1948 Todd Rundgren, singer and guitarist (Hello it's Me), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1949 Alan Osmond, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1949 Gary Moffet, rock guitarist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1949 Larry Junstrom, rock bassist (.38 Special)
  • 1949 Lindsay Wagner, actress (Bionic Woman, Paper Chase, Nighthawks), born in Los Angeles, California

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1949 Meryl Streep, American actress (French Lieutenant's Woman, Sophie's Choice), born in Summit, New Jersey

Actress Meryl Streep
Actress
Meryl Streep

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1949 Elizabeth Warren, American academic and US Senator (D-Massachusetts), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

US Senator Elizabeth Warren
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
  • 1950 Murphy Cross, Harve de Grace Md, actor (Phyl & Mikhy, Perfect)
  • 1952 Graham Greene, Canadian actor
  • 1953 Cyndi Lauper, American singer (Girls Just want to have Fun, Time after Time)
  • 1953 Bruce McAvaney, Australian sports broadcaster
  • 1954 Amparo Munoz, Malgra Spain, Miss Universe (1974)
  • 1954 Bobby Valentino, rocker (Fabulous Poodles)
  • 1954 Charles T Canady, (Rep-R-Florida)
  • 1954 Chris Lemmon, actor (Brothers & Sisters, Richard-Duet) [or Jan 22]
  • 1954 Freddie Prinze, American comedian/actor (Chico & the Man), born in NYC, New York
  • 1955 LeAnn Cassaday, LPGA golfer
  • 1956 Derek Forbes, rocker (Simple Minds-Water Front)
  • 1956 Green [Gartside], rock vocalist (Scritti Politti-Flesh & Blood)
  • 1956 Tim Russ, actor (Tuvoc-Star Trek Voyager), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1956 Alfons De Wolf, Belgian cyclist
  • 1956 Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistani Politician and Foreign Minister
  • 1957 Garry Beers, Australian rocker (Inxs-Kiss the Dirt), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1957 John Ryder, rock bassist (Face To Face)
  • 1957 Nick Santagata, jockey
  • 1958 Bruce Campbell, American actor/producer/director (Army of Darkness, Evil Dead II), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1959 Wayne Federman, American comedian
  • 1959 Nicola Sirkis, French singer and lyricist (Indochine)
  • 1960 Colleen Devine, San Gabriel Cal, actress (Irreconcilable Differences)
  • 1960 Tracy Pollan, American actress (Family Ties)/aka Mrs Michael J. Fox, born in NYC, New York
  • 1960 Erin Brockovich, American legal clerk and envirnomental campaigner, born in Lawrence, Kansas
  • 1961 Bobby Gillespie, rocker (Primal Scream)
  • 1961 Jimmy Somerville, Glasgow Soctland, rocker (Bronski Beat, Communards)
  • 1961 Stephen Batchelor, British Olympic hockey player, born in Beare Green, Surrey

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1962 Clyde "Glide" Drexler, NBA Guard (Houston Rockets, Port Trailblazers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

NBA Swingman Clyde Drexler
NBA Swingman
Clyde Drexler
  • 1962 Ruby Turner, rocker (No Where to Run)
  • 1963 Anne-Marie Ruddock, rocker (Amazulu-Excitable)
  • 1963 Randy Couture, 198 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olymp-96), born in Everett, Washington
  • 1963 John Tenta, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 2006)
  • 1964 Amy Brenneman, New London Ct, actress (Janice-NYPD Blue)
  • 1964 Greg Anderson, NBA forward/center (San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1964 Kevin Sargeant, rocker (Thrashing Doves-Reprobate's Hymm)
  • 1964 Mark Royals, NFL punter (New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions)
  • 1964 Mike Edwards, British rock vocalist (Jesus Jones-Devil you Know)
  • 1964 Nico Jalink, Dutch soccer player (Sparta, NAC)
  • 1964 Tommy Cunningham, rocker (Wet Wet Wet-Wishing I Was)

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1964 Dan Brown, American author of thriller fiction (The Da Vinci Code), born in Exeter, New Hampshire

Author Dan Brown
Author
Dan Brown
  • 1965 Ľubomír Moravčík, Slovakian footballer
  • 1965 Uwe Boll, German film director
  • 1966 Camille Benjamin, tennis star, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1966 Euan Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe, English baron/multi-millionaire
  • 1966 Meyrick Pringle, cricket pace bowler (South African)
  • 1966 Paul Randolph, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • 1967 Al Carlay, Manila Philippines, US fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
  • 1967 Eric Green, NFL tight end (Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1967 Mark van Hintum, soccer player (Willem II)
  • 1968 Darrell Armstrong, NBA guard (Orlando Magic)
  • 1968 Paula Irvine, actress (Lily Blake-Santa Barbara), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1969 Derek Russell, NFL wide receiver (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1970 Anne "Annie" Summertime Kakela, US rower (Olympics-4th-96)
  • 1970 David Frisch, NFL tight end (NE Patriots)
  • 1970 Rastko Cvetkovic, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)
  • 1970 Steven Page, Canadian singer (Barenaked Ladies)
  • 1970 Michel Elefteriades, Greek-Lebanese politician, artist, producer and businessman
  • 1971 Brant Brown, Porterville CA, infielder (Chicago Cubs)
  • 1971 Laryssa Biesenthal, Walkertown Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)

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1971 Mary Lynn Rajskub, American actress (Chloe O'Brian-24), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • 1971 Kurt Warner, American football player
  • 1973 Benjamin Fairbrother, CFL offensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1973 Cory Alexander, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
  • 1973 Lacy Goranson, Evanston Ind, actress (Becky-Roseanne)
  • 1973 Carson Daly, American television personality
  • 1974 Mark Wetges, Walnut Creek California, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
  • 1974 Nicole Juvan, Essex Junction Vermont, Miss America-Vermont (1997)
  • 1974 Donald Faison, American actor