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, composer
  • 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, Cambridge England, mathematician
  • 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, Albuquerque NM, western actor (Comanche Territory)
  • 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 Great Brit/N-Ireland/emperor of India (1936)

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)
  • 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)
  • 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, Maces Spring Va, country singer (Johnny Cash Show)

Country Singer June Carter Cash
Country Singer
June Carter Cash
  • 1930 Donn Fulton Eisele, Columbus Ohio, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 7)
  • 1931 Urs Jaeggi, writer
  • 1932 Bob Blair, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 19 Tests in 50s)
  • 1933 Bert Convy, St Louis MO, game show host (Win, Lose or Draw)
  • 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, Edinburgh Scotland, rocker (Beatles)
  • 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, Hamilton Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1986 Quinte Festival)
  • 1960 Donald Harrison, American musician
  • 1960 Tatsuya Uemura, Japanese musician and programmer
  • 1961 LaSalle Thompson, NBA forward/center (Phila 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, Ann Arbor Mich, beach volleyballer (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 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 reciever (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, Southfield, Michigan, American actress (Cruel Intentions, Legally Blonde)

Actress Selma Blair
Actress
Selma Blair
  • 1972 Ron Corning, American television anchor
  • 1972 Zinedine Zidane, French footballer
  • 1973 Mark Larsen, jockey
  • 1973 Marie N, Latvian singer
  • 1974 Dontonio Wingfield, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers)
  • 1974 Lisa Bamford, Raleigh NC, Miss America-NC (1996)
  • 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