Famous Birthdays on 23rd June

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 221

  • 47 BC Pharaoh Ptolemy XV of Egypt (d. 30 BC)
  • 1160 Johannes de Matha, French saint/founder (Trinitarians)
  • 1433 Francis II, Duke of Brittany (d. 1488)
  • 1456 Margaret of Denmark, wife of James III of Scotland (d. 1486)
  • 1534 Oda Nobunaga, Japanese warlord (d. 1582)
  • 1540 Johann Baptista Serranus, composer
  • 1596 Johan Banér, Swedish soldier (d. 1641)
  • 1612 Justus G Schottel, [Schottelius], German poet
  • 1612 André Tacquet, Belgian mathematician (d. 1660)
  • 1668 Giambattista Vico, Italian philosopher and historian (d. 1744)
  • 1683 Etienne Fourmont, French orientalist (d. 1745)
  • 1703 Maria Leszczyńska, queen of Louis XV of France (d. 1768)
  • 1716 Fletcher Norton, 1st Baron Grantley, English politician (d. 1789)
  • 1749 Konrad Back, German monastic composer, born in Haigerloch (d. 1810)
  • 1750 Déodat Gratet de Dolomieu, French geologist (d. 1801)
  • 1763 Joséphine de Beauharnais, first wife of Napoleon I and first Empress of France (1804-14) at Les Trois-Îlets, Martinique (d. 1814)
  • 1774 Matthijs Siegenbeek, Dutch linguist (spelling)
  • 1799 John Milton Bernhisel, American physician (d. 1881)
  • 1800 Karol Marcinkowski, Polish physician and social activist (d. 1846)
  • 1801 Daniel Smith Donelson, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1863)
  • 1810 Franziska"Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina
  • 1818 Simon Vissering, Dutch economist/minister of Finances (1879-81)
  • 1822 Young Marshall Moody, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1866)
  • 1824 Carl Heinrich Carsten Reinecke, composer
  • 1837 Ernest Guiraud, composer
  • 1838 Edwin Henry Stoughton, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1868)
  • 1852 Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer
  • 1855 Maude Valerie White, composer
  • 1858 William Ernst Johnson, mathematician, born in Cambridge, England
  • 1859 Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdams social alderman (building of houses)
  • 1875 Carl Milles, Uppsala Sweden, fountain sculptor (Wedding of Rivers)
  • 1876 Irvin S Cobb, Ky, writer/humorist (Old Judge Priest)
  • 1877 Blair Fairchild, composer
  • 1877 Hermann Stephani, composer
  • 1879 William Ewart Berry, 1st viscount Camrose/English nobleman
  • 1884 Werner Krauss, Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Caligari, Joyless Street)
  • 1884 Cyclone Taylor, ice hockey player (d. 1979)
  • 1887 Ernst Rowohlt, German publisher (Rowohlt-Verlag)
  • 1887 John Finley Williamson, Canton Ohio, conductor (Westminster Choir)
  • 1888 Lee Moran, actor (Circus Clown), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1888 Bronson M. Cutting, American politician (d. 1935)
  • 1889 Anna Akhmatova, Bolshoy Fontan near Odessa. Russian poet (d. 1966)
  • 1892 Able Kiviat, US, runner (Olympic-gold-1912)
  • 1892 Edmund Cobb, western actor (Comanche Territory), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1892 Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Polish/US pianist
  • 1893 Donald McBride, actor (Mr Clyde-My Friend Irma), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1894 Alfred Kinsey, Hoboken, New Jersey, American entomologist/sexologist (Kinsey Report)

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1894 Edward VIII, King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire and Emperor of India (Jan 20th, 1936 until his abdication on Dec 11th, 1936), born in Richmond, England (d. 1972)

King of Great Britain Edward VIII
King of Great Britain
Edward VIII
  • 1897 Winifred Wagner-William, German organizer (Wagner Festival)
  • 1899 Alexander Moiseyevich Veprik, composer
  • 1901 Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador
  • 1901 Paul Verhoeven, Unna Germany, director
  • 1902 Howard T Engstrom, computer designer (Univac), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1902 Mathias Wieman, German actor (d. 1969)
  • 1903 Anthony Veiller, writer (Night of Iguana, Moulin Rouge), born in NYC, New York
  • 1903 Hans C Branner, Danish writer (Toys, Horse Rider)
  • 1903 Paul Joseph James Martin, Canadian politician (d. 1992)
  • 1904 Carleton Coon, prof of anthropology (What in the World)
  • 1904 Quintin McMillan, cricketer (South African leg spinner 1929-32)
  • 1904 Willie Mae "Mother" Smith, gospel singer/evangelist folk artist
  • 1905 Jack Pickersgill, Canadian politician (d. 1997)
  • 1906 Wolfgang Koeppen, writer
  • 1907 Dercy Gonçalves, Brazilian comedienne (d. 2008)
  • 1908 Paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each)
  • 1910 Jean Anouilh, France, dramatist (Thieves' Carnival)
  • 1910 Milt Hinton, American jazz bassist (d. 2000)
  • 1911 David Ogilvy, advertising whiz (Ogilvy & Mathers)
  • 1912 Alan Turing, mathematician/pioneer in computer theory (Turing Machine), born in London (d. 1954)
  • 1912 Maurice Dallimore, England, actor (Collector, Lad: A Dog)
  • 1913 Jacques Rabemananjara, Hungarian author/vice-president (Antsa)
  • 1913 Molly Harris, actress/writer (Immortal)
  • 1913 William P Rogers, Norfolk NY, US secretary of state (1969-73)
  • 1915 Dennis Price, Twyford England, actor (Adventurers, Millionairess)
  • 1915 Zeb Turner, country-rock performer (Chew Tobacco Rag)
  • 1916 Irene Worth, [Hattie Abrams], Nebraska, actress (Nicolas & Alexandra)
  • 1916 Len Hutton, cricketer (England opener, 364 v Australia The Oval 1938)
  • 1917 Sid Watters Jr, horse trainer
  • 1919 Muhammad Boudiaf, Algerian political leader (d. 1992)
  • 1920 Paul Des Marais, composer
  • 1921 Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1964- )
  • 1922 Francis Thorne, Bay Shore NY, composer (Burlesque Overture)
  • 1922 Leonard Dorfman, horse trainer
  • 1922 Hal Laycoe, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)
  • 1925 Amada Galvez Santos Ocampo, composer
  • 1925 Art Modell, owner (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Modells Stores), (d. 2012)
  • 1925 Richard Barber, cricketer (scored 12 & 5 in only Test NZ v WI 1956)
  • 1925 Miriam Karlin, English actress
  • 1926 Lars Johan Werle, composer
  • 1927 Bob Fosse, choreographer/director (Cabaret, Damn Yankees), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1929 Dave King, Twickenham England, comedian (Kraft Music Hall)
  • 1929 Henri Pousseur, Malmö dy Belgium, composer (Homo Habitis)

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1929 June Carter Cash, American country singer (Johnny Cash Show), born in Maces Spring, Virginia (d. 2003)

Country Singer June Carter Cash
Country Singer
June Carter Cash
  • 1930 Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 7), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1931 Urs Jaeggi, Swiss sociologist and writer, born in Solothurn, Switzerland
  • 1932 Bob Blair, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 19 Tests in 50s)
  • 1935 Maurice Ferre, former mayor of Miami
  • 1936 Berend Boudewijn [van der Woude], Dutch TV host/director (Baantjer)
  • 1936 Costas Simitis, Prime Minister of Greece
  • 1937 Martti Ahtisaari, President of Finland
  • 1940 Alexander Irvine, Lord Chanceller of UK (1997- )
  • 1940 Diana Trask, Australia, singer (Sing Along With Mitch)
  • 1940 Mike Shrimpton, cricketer (occasional NZ Test batsman 1963-74)
  • 1940 Simon Hobday, Mareking South Africa, PGA golfer (1994 US Senior Open)
  • 1940 Stuart Sutcliffe, rocker (Beatles), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1940 Wilma Rudolph, St Bethlehem Tenn, runner (Olympic-3 gold-1960)
  • 1940 Adam Faith, English singer and actor (d. 2003)
  • 1941 Roger McDonald, Australian author
  • 1941 Richard M. Richie Roberts, former Marine and New Jersey Police Detective, Criminal Defense Attorney
  • 1941 Robert Hunter, American lyricist and singer-songwriter (Grateful Dead)
  • 1943 James Levine, musical conductor (Tosca)/dir (Metropolitan Opera)
  • 1943 Vinton (Vint) Cerf, American Internet pioneer, Turing Award laureate
  • 1944 Rosetta Hightower, American singer (Don't Hang Up), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (d. 2014)
  • 1945 K B Wilson, methodist Preacher/Principal (Westminster College Oxford)
  • 1945 Paul Goddard, Georgia, rock bassist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
  • 1945 John Garang, Sudanese leader and politician (d. 2005)
  • 1945 Kjell Albin Abrahamson, Swedish journalist and writer.
  • 1946 Russ Thacker, producer (Golden Seal), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1946 Ted Shackelford, actor (Gary-Dallas, Knots Landing), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1947 Bryan Brown, actor (F/X, Gorillas in the Mist, Kim, Tai-Pan), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1948 Clarence Thomas, Savannah Ga, 108th US Supreme Court Justice (1991- )
  • 1948 Myles Goodwyn, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1948 Nigel Osborne, composer
  • 1948 Darhyl S. Ramsey, American author
  • 1949 Gordon Bray, Australian sports broadcaster
  • 1950 Sally Geeson, Sussex England, actress (Bless This House)
  • 1950 Douglas C. Lord, Canadian businessman
  • 1951 Michèle Mouton, French race car driver
  • 1953 Filbert Bayi, Karatu Tanzania, 3k steeplechase (Olympic-silver-1980)
  • 1953 Roberta Leighton, Minneapolis Mn, actress (Ginger-Days of Our Lives)
  • 1955 Debbie Boostrom, Peoria ILL, playmate (Aug, 1981)
  • 1955 Pierre Corbeil, Canadian politician
  • 1955 Glenn Danzig, American musician (The Misfits and Danzig)
  • 1955 Maggie Greenwald, American film director and writer
  • 1955 Jean Tigana, French footballer
  • 1956 Tony Hill, American football player
  • 1957 David Houghton, cricketer (Zimbabwe batsman, 266 v Sri Lanka 1994)
  • 1957 Frances McDormand, actress, (Fargo, Academy Award)
  • 1957 Lee John, [John L Mcgregor], English singer/actor (Body Talk)
  • 1959 Danny Sharp, Canadian Tour golfer (1986 Quinte Festival), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1960 Donald Harrison, American musician
  • 1960 Tatsuya Uemura, Japanese musician and programmer
  • 1961 LaSalle Thompson, NBA forward/center (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1961 Mark Drillich, Dutch pop bassist (Kong-Slauerhoff)
  • 1961 Zoran Janjetov, Serbian comic artist
  • 1962 Paul LaGreca, actor (Big Trouble), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1962 Kari Takko, Uusikaupunki FIN, hockey goalie (Team Finland)
  • 1962 Kevin Yagher, TV/film special effects technician
  • 1962 Chuck Billy, American vocalist (Testament)
  • 1963 Colin Montgomerie, Scottish golfer
  • 1963 Steve Shelley, American musician (Crucifucks and Sonic Youth)
  • 1964 Joey Allen, Ft Wayne Indiana, rock guitarist (Warrant-Cherry Pie)
  • 1964 Trent Bushey, Haverhill Mass, actor (David Rampal-All My Children)
  • 1964 Yun Lou, Chinese gymnast
  • 1964 Joss Whedon, American director, screenwriter and producer (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Avengers), born in New York City
  • 1965 Dawn Whiteham, New London Ct, bodybuilder (Penthouse Nov 1995)
  • 1965 John "Chip" McKibben II, Balboa Island California, rower (Olympics-1996)
  • 1965 Leith Wastle, Benalla VIC, Australian golfer
  • 1965 Peter O'Malley, Bathurst NSW, Australian golfer
  • 1965 Paul Arthurs, British guitarist (Oasis)
  • 1966 Barbara Jordan, US softball outfielder (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 1966 Chantal Daucourt, Bienne Switz, mountain cyclist (world-bronze-95)
  • 1966 Vladislav Neiman, Israel, Men's flyweight boxer (Oly-1996)
  • 1966 Chico DeBarge, American musician (DeBarge)
  • 1966 Richie Ren, Taiwanese musician
  • 1967 Derrick Walker, NFL tight end (KC Chiefs)
  • 1967 Laurie Wood, Orange California, playmate (March, 1989)
  • 1967 Helen Geake, British archaeologist
  • 1968 Kent Steffes, beach volleyballer (Olympics-gold-96), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1968 Ronnie West, WLAF RB (London Monarchs)
  • 1969 Elbert Ellis, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers)
  • 1969 Martin Klebba, American actor
  • 1970 A C Earl, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1970 Kerri Ann Buchberger, Russell Manitoba, volleyballer (Olympics-96)
  • 1970 Mike Bartrum, tight end (New England Patriots)
  • 1970 Rich Manning, NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • 1970 Robert Brooks, NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1970 Roger Knarren, soccer player (MVV)
  • 1970 Yann Tiersen, French musician
  • 1971 Felix Potvin, Anjou, NHL goalie (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • 1971 Joe Rumolo, CFL defensive linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 1972 Cory Schlesinger, NHL running back (Detroit Lions)
  • 1972 Larry Whigham, NFL safety (NE Patriots)
  • 1972 Roell Preston, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

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1972 Selma Blair, American actress (Cruel Intentions, Legally Blonde) born in Southfield, Michigan

Actress Selma Blair
Actress
Selma Blair
  • 1972 Ron Corning, American television anchor
  • 1972 Zinedine Zidane, French footballer
  • 1973 Mark Larsen, Danish gallop jockey
  • 1973 Marie N, Latvian singer
  • 1974 Dontonio Wingfield, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers)
  • 1974 Lisa Bamford, Miss America-NC (1996), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1974 Maria Carolina Christina, Princess of Netherlands
  • 1974 Mark Hendrickson, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1974 Joel Edgerton, Australian actor
  • 1975 Alexander Serikow, Landshut GER, hockey forward (Team Germany)
  • 1975 Jane Jamieson, Australian heptathlete (Olympics-96)
  • 1975 Kevin Dyson, American football player
  • 1976 Paola Suarez, Pergamino Arg, tennis star (1995 Futures-Buenos Aires)
  • 1976 Wade Barrett, American soccer player
  • 1976 Joe Becker, American musician
  • 1976 Patrick Monahan, British comedian