Famous Birthdays on 29th June

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 214

  • 1397 John II of Aragon (d. 1479)
  • 1482 Maria of Aragon, queen of Portugal (d. 1517)
  • 1517 Rembert Dodoens, [Rembertus Dodonaeus], physician/botanist
  • 1596 Emperor Go-Mizunoo of Japan (d. 1680)
  • 1738 Constantin Reindl, composer
  • 1783 August Alexander Klengel, composer
  • 1798 Giacomo Leopardi, Italian poet (d. 1837)
  • 1803 John Newton Brown, American publisher (d. 1868)
  • 1805 Hiram Powers, US sculptor (Greek Slave)
  • 1824 Victor J van Hinsbergh, South Neth engraver (PTT Stempels)
  • 1831 William Thomas Clark, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1905)
  • 1842 Josef Labor, Austrian composer, born in Hořovice, Bohemia (d. 1924)
  • 1849 Sergei J Witte, Neth/Russ count/premier Russia
  • 1849 John Hunn, American businessman (d. 1926)
  • 1850 Joseph Paul Skelly, composer
  • 1858 George Washington Goethals, engineer (built Panama Canal)
  • 1861 William James Mayo, surgeon/co-founder Mayo clinic in Minnesota
  • 1863 James Harvey Robinson, Ill, historian (Ordeal of Civilization)
  • 1864 Anton Beer-Walbrun, composer
  • 1864 Pietro Bonfante, Italian lawyer (Roman law)
  • 1865 Shigechiyo Izumi, once thought to be the world's oldest man ever but birth date now disputed (120 y 237 d)
  • 1865 William E Borah, lawyer/(Sen-R-Id)
  • 1866 Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Ukrainian statesman (d. 1934)
  • 1868 George Ellery Hale, American astronomer (d. 1938)
  • 1870 Joseph Carl Breil, composer
  • 1873 Leo Frobenius, German ethnologist and archaeologist (African cultures), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1874 Georg Gohler, composer
  • 1876 Nellie Taylor Ross, 1st woman to serve as a gov (Wyoming, 1925-27)
  • 1880 Ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot")
  • 1881 Harry Frazee, American baseball team owner (d. 1929)
  • 1881 Curt Sachs, German musicologist (d. 1959)
  • 1885 Andre Gailhard, composer
  • 1885 Virginia Pope, (NY Times)
  • 1886 George Frederick Boyle, composer
  • 1886 James Van Der Zee, Lenox Ma, African American photographer
  • 1886 Juliane Gabriels, Flemish physician (Artus Quellin)
  • 1886 Robert Schuman, French premier
  • 1889 Willie MacFarlane, Scottish golfer (d. 1961)
  • 1893 Antoon Schweigmann, Dutch religious poet/resistance fighter
  • 1893 Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer (12-tones music)
  • 1896 Irene Browne, England, actress (All at Sea, Peg O' My Heart)
  • 1897 Ottmar Gerster, composer
  • 1897 Fulgence Charpentier, French-Canadian journalist (d. 2001)
  • 1900 Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, French writer (d. 1944)
  • 1901 Frieda Inescort, actress (Pride & Prejudice), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1901 Hendrik Diels, Flemish conductor
  • 1901 Nelson Eddy, Providence RI, baritone (Duets with Jeanette MacDonald)
  • 1902 Carl-Heinz Schroth, Innsbruck, director (Reaching for the Stars)
  • 1902 Ellen Clara Pollock, actress (Wicked Lady, Horror Hospital)
  • 1903 Alan Blumlein, English electronics engineer (d. 1942)
  • 1905 Manuel Altolaguirre, Spanish poet/publisher (La lenta libertad)
  • 1905 Alphaeus Hamilton Zulu (Bishop Zulu), Nquthu Natal, Anglican bishop of Zululand and Swaziland
  • 1906 Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Russian general (d. 1945)
  • 1907 Joan Davis, actress (I Married Joan), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1907 Paul O'Dwyer, President of City Council (D-NYC)
  • 1908 Paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe)
  • 1908 Rene Gerber, Swiss composer, born in Travers (d. 2006)
  • 1908 Leroy Anderson, US composer (Syncopated Clock), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1975)
  • 1910 Franc Henry Loesser, US songwriter/composer (Most Happy Fella)
  • 1910 Burgess Whitehead, American baseball player (d. 1993)
  • 1911 Bernard Herrmann, American composer (The Devil and Daniel Webster, Taxi Driver), born in NYC, New York
  • 1911 Bernhard, Germany, Prince (Consort to Queen Juliana of Netherlands)
  • 1912 John Toland, US, political writer (Rising Sun, Pulitzer 1971)
  • 1912 Jose Pablo Moncayo Garcia, composer (Huapango), born in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 1912 Émile Peynaud, French oenologist (d. 2004)
  • 1914 Rafael Kubelik, Bychory Czechoslovakia, conductor (Cornelia Farooli)
  • 1914 Christos Papakyriakopoulos, Greek mathematician (d. 1976)
  • 1914 Dr Nnoseng Ellen Kate Khuzwayo, Thaba-Nchu Orange Free State, South African member of parliament (ANC) and noted writer ("Call me Woman")
  • 1916 David Donaldson, painter
  • 1916 Ruth Warwick, St Joseph, Missouri, American actress and singer (Citizen Kane, All My Children)
  • 1918 Jack Harkness, rose grower
  • 1919 Slim Pickens, Kingsburg California, actor (Dr Strangelove, Blazing Saddles)
  • 1919 Lloyd Richards, American director (d. 2006)
  • 1920 Ray Harryhausen, movie special effect artist (Clash of Titans), (d. 2013)
  • 1921 Frédéric Dard, French writer (d. 2000)
  • 1922 Vasko Popa, Yugoslavia/Serbian poet (Heaven is a Side Issue)
  • 1923 Chou Wen-Chung, Cheefoo China, composer (Mode of Shang)
  • 1923 Ronnie Ronalde [Ronald Charles Waldron], British entertainer and world famous whistler, born in London (d. 2015)
  • 1924 Ezra Laderman, composer (Jacob & the Indians), born in NYC, New York
  • 1924 Flo Sandon's, Italian singer (d. 2006)
  • 1925 Cara Williams, American actress (Pete & Gladys, Cara Williams Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1925 Hale Smith, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2009)
  • 1925 Giorgio Napolitano, Italian politician
  • 1926 Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (d. 2006)
  • 1928 Ian Bannen, Airdrie Scotland, actor (Eye of the Needle, Gorky Park)
  • 1929 Mamiya Michio, Japanese composer
  • 1929 Peter George, weightlifter (Oly-gold/2 silver-48, 52), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1929 Pat Crawford Brown, American actress
  • 1929 Leigh Snowden [Martha Lee Estes], American actress (All That Heaven Allows), born in Covington, Tennessee (d. 1982)

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1930 Robert Evans, director/actor (Love Story, The Godfather, Chinatown), born in NYC, New York

Film Producer Robert Evans
Film Producer
Robert Evans
  • 1930 Viola Léger, Acadian-Canadian actress
  • 1931 Ed Gilbert, American actor (d. 1999)
  • 1933 Bob Shaw, baseball player
  • 1933 John Bradshaw, American theologian, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1934 Carl Levin, (Sen-D-MI)
  • 1934 Henning Kronstam, dancer
  • 1936 David Jenkins, US, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1936 Harmon Killebrew, baseball player (Minnesota Twins)
  • 1936 Leonard Lee, US vocalist (Shirley & Lee-Let the Good Times Roll)
  • 1938 Billy Storm, singer (Valiants-This is the Night)
  • 1938 Edmund Falkiner, jazz saxophinist/probation officer
  • 1939 Alan Connolly, cricketer (Australian pace bowler through 60s)
  • 1939 Ron Headley, cricketer (son of George, 2 Tests WI v England 1973)
  • 1940 Louise S Groenman, Dutch MP (D66)
  • 1940 Viacheslav Artyomov, composer
  • 1941 Margritta Gummel, German DR, shot putter (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1941 Stokeley Carmichael, [Kwame Toure], US, Black Power-activist
  • 1941 John Boccabella, American baseball player
  • 1942 Bas J van der Vlies, Dutch MP (SGP)
  • 1942 Larry Snyder, American jockey, born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1942 Mike Willesee, Australian television presenter
  • 1943 Roger Ruskin Spear, saxophonist (Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band), born in London, England

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1943 Little Eva [Eva Boyd], American pop singer (Locomotion), born in Belhaven, North Carolina (d. 2003)

Pop Singer Little Eva
Pop Singer
Little Eva
  • 1944 Collin Peterson, (Rep-D-Minnesota)
  • 1944 Gary Busey, Goose Creek Tx, actor (Buddy Holly Story, Star in Born)
  • 1944 Sean O'Malley, American Roman Catholic bishop
  • 1945 Johnnie Richardson, R&B musician (Johnnie & Joe)
  • 1945 Chandrika Kumaratunga, first female President of Sri Lanka (1994-2005)
  • 1946 Egon von Furstenberg, Swiss fashion designer (d. 2004)
  • 1946 Ernesto Pérez Balladares, Panamanian politician
  • 1947 Jeff Moss, cricketer (one Test Australia v Pakistan 1979)

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1947 Richard Lewis, comedian (Marty Gold-Anything But Love), born in NYC, New York

Comedian Richard Lewis
Comedian
Richard Lewis
  • 1947 Michael Carter, British actor
  • 1948 Bill Kirchen, singer/guitarist (Commander Cody & His Lost Planet)
  • 1948 Charles McCorquodale, art historian
  • 1948 Fred Grandy, Sioux City IA, (Rep-R-Iowa, 1986- )/actor (Love Boat)
  • 1948 Ian Paice, British hard rock drummer(White Snake, Deep Purple)
  • 1948 Loncoln Gordon, rocker
  • 1949 Dan Dierdorf, NFLer, sportscaster (Monday Night Football)
  • 1949 Joan Clos i Matheu, Spanish politician
  • 1949 Ann Veneman, American politician
  • 1951 Don Rosa, American ilustrator
  • 1952 Joe Johnson, English snooker player
  • 1953 Billy Hinsche, rocker
  • 1953 Don Dokken, heavy metal rocker (Dokken-Alone Again)
  • 1953 Rosa Mota, Port marathoner (Olympic-gold-1988)
  • 1953 Colin Hay, Kilwinning, Scotland, Scottish-Australian guitarist and singer (Men At Work)
  • 1954 Rick Honeycutt, Chattanooga TN, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1955 Charles J Precourt, Waltham Mass, astronaut (STS 55, 71, 84, sk:91)
  • 1955 Terence M. O'Sullivan, American activist
  • 1956 Pedro Guerrero, baseball player
  • 1956 Pedro Santana Lopes, former Prime Minister of Portugal
  • 1957 Maria Conchita Alonso, Cuba, actress (Moscow on the Hudson)
  • 1957 Robert Forster, Australian musician
  • 1958 Leslie Browne, ballerina (Turning Point), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958 Richard Mettee, horse trainer
  • 1958 Rosa Mota, Portuguese athlete
  • 1959 Edward F Humenik, PGA golfer (1994 Kmart Greater-2nd), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1959 Larry Parham, 4th victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (1st to die)
  • 1960 Sergey Kopylov, USSR, cyclist (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1961 Sharon Lawrence [Sharon Elizabeth], Charlotte, North Carolina, American actress (NYPD Blue, Fired Up)
  • 1961 Kimberlin Brown, American actress
  • 1961 Greg Hetson, American punk-rock guitarist
  • 1962 Amanda Donohoe, actress (CJ Lamb-LA Law), born in London, England
  • 1962 George Zamka, American astronaut
  • 1963 Anne-Sophie Mutter, Rheinfeldin Germany, violinist (Berlin Phil)
  • 1963 Khalid El-Masri, German-born suspected terrorist
  • 1964 Pepper Johnson, NFL linebacker (NY Giants, Cleveland Browns)
  • 1964 Stedman Pearson, Essex, rock vocalist (Five Star-Silk & Steel)
  • 1964 Wendy Kilbourne, actress (Devon-Midnight Caller) [1964 Approx]
  • 1965 Barry D, [Iain Bakker], English pop musician (Jesus Jones)
  • 1965 Paul Jarvis, cricketer (England pace bowler 1988-93)
  • 1965 Tripp Eisen, American musician
  • 1966 John Part, Canadian darts player
  • 1967 John Wehner, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1967 Melora Hardin, actress (Family Tree, Best Times), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967 Murray Foster, Canadian musician
  • 1968 Theoren Fleury, Oxbow Sask, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames, Canada)
  • 1969 Erik Tammer, soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1969 Simon Brown, cricketer (Durham pace bowler, England 1996)
  • 1969 Toru Hashimoto, Japanese politician
  • 1969 Claude Béchard, Canadian politician
  • 1969 Ilan Mitchell-Smith, American actor
  • 1970 Troy Drayton, tight end (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1970 Mike Vallely, American skateboarder
  • 1971 Dennis Gerritsen, soccer player (NAC)
  • 1971 Mike Sillinger, Regina, NHL right wing (Vanc Canucks, Anaheim Ducks)
  • 1971 Wendee Espinosa, female outfielder (Silver Bullets), born in Stockton, California
  • 1971 Matthew Good, Canadian musician
  • 1972 Fabrice L'Henry, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • 1972 Samantha Smith, Houlton Mo, actress (Elizabeth-Lime Street)
  • 1972 Nawal Al Zoghbi, Lebanese singer
  • 1973 George Hincapie, road cyclist (Olympics-76th-92, 96), born in Queens, New York
  • 1974 Ted Giannous, actor (KGB Chicken), born in San Diego, California
  • 1975 Mathew Gates, Baldock England, dance skater (& Chalom-1995 Nat Jr champ)
  • 1976 Sandhya Chib, Miss Universe-India (1996)
  • 1976 Bret McKenzie, New Zealand musician
  • 1977 Sharon Cripps, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)
  • 1977 Tania Joy Gibson, Lake Barrington Ill, Miss America-Illinois (1997)
  • 1977 Oleg Korenfeld, Russian-born American poet
  • 1977 Zuleikha Robinson, English actress
  • 1978 Sam Farrar, American bassist
  • 1978 Nicole Scherzinger, American singer and actress
  • 1979 Abs Breen, English singer
  • 1979 Marleen Veldhuis, Dutch swimmer
  • 1979 Matthew Bode, Australian Rules football player
  • 1979 Barış Akarsu, Turkish singer and actor (d. 2007)
  • 1980 Katherine Jenkins, Welsh soprano
  • 1980 Mel Peachey, British television personality
  • 1980 Martin Truex Jr, American race car driver