Famous Birthdays on 5th June

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  • 1341 Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (d. 1402)
  • 1493 Justus Jonas, German Protestant reformer (d. 1555)
  • 1523 Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry (d. 1573)
  • 1553 Bernardino Baldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1617)
  • 1554 Elisabeth of Austria, queen consort of France (d. 1592)
  • 1640 Pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715)
  • 1646 Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Italian mathematician (d. 1684)
  • 1660 Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (d. 1744)
  • 1664 Mustafa II, sultan of Turkey (1695-1703)
  • 1665 Nicolas Bernier, composer
  • 1686 Cristoph Raupach, composer
  • 1695 Johann Conrad Schlaun, German barok architect
  • 1718 Thomas Chippendale, England, furniture maker (baptized)
  • 1736 Corneille F de Nelis, Flemish scholar/bishop of Antwerp
  • 1757 Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (d. 1808)
  • 1759 Theodor Zwetler, composer
  • 1760 Johan Gadolin, Finnish chemist (discovered yttrium)
  • 1771 Ernst Augustus I, Duke of Cumberland/King of Hanover (1837-51)
  • 1771 Willem F, count of Bylandt, Dutch military officer
  • 1781 Christian August Lobeck, German scholar (d. 1860)
  • 1798 Alexey Fyodorovich L'vov, composer
  • 1813 Prosper Philippe Catherine Sainton, composer
  • 1819 John Couch Adams, English astronomer (co-discover Neptune)
  • 1823 George Thorndike Angell, Mass, lawyer (ASPCA)
  • 1825 Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry, Georgia, educator (Rep-Ala, 1857-61)
  • 1826 Ivar Christian Hallstrom, composer
  • 1827 Beverly Holcombe Robertson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1831 Marcus Joseph Wright, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1922)
  • 1850 Pat Garrett, American Western lawman (d. 1908)
  • 1862 Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish physician (Nobel 1911)
  • 1863 Arthur Somervell, composer
  • 1868 James Connolly, Irish socialist (d. 1916)
  • 1874 Jack Chesbro, baseball pitcher (NY Highlanders - won 41 in 1904)
  • 1876 Tony Jackson, American musician (d. 1920)
  • 1877 Johan W Albarda, 1st Dutch socialist minister (1939-45)
  • 1878 Franklyn Farnum, actor (Cowboy & Bandit, Scarlet Car, Frontier Days)
  • 1878 [Francisco] Pancho Villa, Mexico, revolutionary/guerrilla leader
  • 1879 Adolf Wiklund, composer
  • 1879 Robert Mayer, German-born philanthropist (d. 1985)
  • 1879 RenĂ© Pottier, French cyclist (d. 1907)

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1883 John Maynard Keynes, English economist whose ideas changed the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics, born in Cambridge, England (d. 1946)

  • 1884 Ivy Compton-Burnett, novelist
  • 1884 Ralph Benatzky, Czech composer (d. 1957)
  • 1885 Georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French politician and resistance leader, born in Chatou, Yvelines (d. 1944)
  • 1887 Ruth Benedict, American anthropologist (Patterns of Culture), born in New York City
  • 1888 Raden Mas Nato Suroto, Indonesia, poet (Melatiknoppen)
  • 1892 Alexander Loudon, diplomat (Washington)
  • 1894 Roy Thomson, Lord Thomson of Fleet, English publisher (d. 1976)
  • 1895 August Baeyens, Flemish composer (Coriolanus)
  • 1895 William Boyd, Ohio, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy)
  • 1898 Federico Garcia Lorca, Spain, poet/dramatist (Blood Wedding)
  • 1900 Barbara Gooden, novelist

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1901 Anastasia Nikolaevna, Daughter of the last Russian Tsar, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1918)

Grand Duchess of Russia Anastasia Nikolaevna
Grand Duchess of Russia
Anastasia Nikolaevna
  • 1902 Hugo Huppert, writer
  • 1905 John Abbott, actor (Smogasboard), born in London, England
  • 1906 Kenneth Anderson, deputy comptroller (British GPO)
  • 1906 Margaret Rawlings, actress (Roman Holiday)
  • 1906 Viscount Rochdale, British CEO
  • 1907 Rolf Bongs, German writer, born in Dusseldolf (d. 1981)
  • 1907 Rudolf Peieris, physicist
  • 1908 Jack Jacob, senior master (British Supreme Court)
  • 1909 Alfred Uhl, composer
  • 1911 Arthur Vick, vice chancelor (Queens University, Belfast)
  • 1911 Charles Fletcher, physician/CEO (ASH)
  • 1912 Eric Hollies, cricketer (England leggie, bowled Bradman)
  • 1912 Josef Neckermann, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1912 Dean Amadon, American ornithologist (d. 2003)
  • 1913 Friedrich Wildgans, composer
  • 1914 Beatrice de Cardi, archaeoligist
  • 1914 Rose Hill, singer/actress (Nicholas Nickleby, Shot in the Dark)
  • 1914 Stan Jones, Douglas Az, actor (Sheriff of Cochise)
  • 1915 Alfred Kazin, US writer/literature critic (Inmost Leaf)
  • 1915 Lancelot Ware, founder (MENSA)
  • 1916 Eddie Joost, baseball player
  • 1916 Jack Sutherland, journalist
  • 1916 Syd Barnes, cricketer (Australian batsmen of 30's/40's)
  • 1917 Carel van Dillen, resistance fighter
  • 1918 Branimir Sakac, composer
  • 1919 Akeo Watanabe, conductor (Nippon Phil Orch 1956-68), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1919 Richard McClure Scarry, children's author/illustrator
  • 1920 Cornelius Ryan, US historian/writer (Italians: Face of a Nation)
  • 1920 Kurt Edelhagen, West German jazz pianist (Klimbim)
  • 1920 Marion Motley, AAFC, NFL fullback (Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh)
  • 1921 Lancelot Pierre, cricketer (1 Test WI v England 1948, 0-28)
  • 1923 Daniel Rogers Pinkham, Lynn Massachusetts, composer (Signs of Zodiac)
  • 1923 Jorge Daponte, Argentine racing driver (d. 1963)
  • 1924 Kenneth Burslam Gardner, librarian/orientalist
  • 1925 Art Donovan, NFL defensive tackle (Balt, NY Yanks, Dallas), (d. 2013)
  • 1925 Bill Hayes, Harvey Ill, actor (Your Show of Shows, Days of our Life)
  • 1925 Dorothy Claire, LaPorte Ind, singer (Winchell & Mahoney)
  • 1925 William L Dickinson, (Rep-R-AL, 1965- )
  • 1928 Otto V Walter, writer
  • 1928 Robert Lansing, SD California, actor (12 O'Clock High, Equalizer, Automan)
  • 1928 Tony Richardson, England, director (Delicate Balance, Hotel NH)
  • 1930 Nikolay Nikolayevich Sidel'nikov, composer
  • 1930 Robert Buchanan, founder (Center for History of Tech Bath University)
  • 1930 Roger W Suddards, solicitor
  • 1930 Alifa Rifaat, Egyptian writer (d. 1996)
  • 1931 Jacques Demy, France, director (Lola, Magic Donkey)
  • 1931 John Dellow, commisioner (London Metropolitan Police)
  • 1931 Jerzy Prokopiuk, Polish philosopher, antroposopher
  • 1932 A R Dawson, rugby player
  • 1932 Christy Brown, novelist (My Left Foot, Down All the Days), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1934 Bill D Moyers, Hugo Oklahoma, news commentator (Bill Moyers' Journal)
  • 1934 F Curtis Michel, LaCrosse Wisconsin, astronaut
  • 1934 Gwen Swire, British social worker
  • 1934 Katherine Helmond, actress (Soap, Coach)
  • 1935 Peter Schat, Dutch opera composer (Labyrint, Houdine, Symposion)
  • 1936 Barry Wilson, deputy chief (British Defense Staff)
  • 1936 M A "Kelly" Seymour, cricketer (S Afr off-spinner in 7 Tests 1963-70)
  • 1936 Connie Hines, American actress
  • 1937 Stanley Lunetta, composer
  • 1938 Karin Balzer, German DR, hurdler (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1938 Marion Chapman, smallest known premature baby to survive (280 g)

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1939 Joe Clark [Charles Joseph], 16th Prime Minister of Canada (1979-80), born in High River, Alberta

16th Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark
16th Prime Minister of Canada
Joe Clark
  • 1939 Margaret Drabble, British author (Needle's Eye)
  • 1940 H R "Tiger" Lance, cricketer (South African batting all-rounder 1961-67)
  • 1940 Moira Anderson, Scotland, singer (Loch Lomond)
  • 1941 Duane Duke Sims, baseball player
  • 1941 Floyd Butler, rocker
  • 1941 Jeffrey Rooker, MP (Labour)
  • 1941 Martha Argerich, Buenos Aires Argentina, pianist (debut 1949)

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1941 Spalding Gray, American actor (Beaches, Clara's Heart, Heavy Petting), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2004)

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1941 Robert Kraft, American owner of the New England Patriots, born in Brookline, Massachusetts

Business Magnate and NFL Owner Robert Kraft
Business Magnate and NFL Owner
Robert Kraft
  • 1942 Charles Dodge, composer
  • 1942 Nelson "Bo" Burton Jr, bowler/sportscaster (Pro Bowlers Tour)
  • 1942 Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, pres of Equatoriaal Guinee (1979- )
  • 1943 Ann Craft, researcher/writer
  • 1943 Bill Hopkins, composer
  • 1943 Matthew Lesko, American author
  • 1944 Chris Finnegan, UK, middleweight boxing champ (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1944 Tommie Smith, US sprinter (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jan 5]
  • 1944 Colm Wilkinson, Irish singer
  • 1945 Ambar Roy, cricketer (nephew of Pankaj Batted in 4 Tests 1969-70)
  • 1945 Don Reid, Va, country singer (Statler Bros-Flowers on the Wall)
  • 1945 John Carlos, track star (Olympic bronze 1968); gave black power salute
  • 1945 Klaus Wyborny, actor (Klammer auf Klammer Zu)
  • 1945 John Carlos, American athlete
  • 1946 Fred Stone, rock guitarist (Sly & Family Stone-Stand)
  • 1946 Fuzzy Fuscaldo, rocker (Capt Beefheart)
  • 1946 Gillian Hills, Cairo Egypt, actress (Blow-up, Clockwork Orange)
  • 1946 Michael Monarch, rocker (Steppenwolf)
  • 1946 Stefania Sandrelli, Viareggio Italy, actress (Afredo, Key)
  • 1947 David Hare, playwright (Strapless, Plenty, Wetherby, Fatale)
  • 1947 Eric Molobi, South Africa, activist (ANC)
  • 1947 Laurie Anderson, performance artist (O Superman, Excellent Birds)
  • 1947 Tom Evans, rock bassist/vocalist (Badfinger), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1948 Gail Davies, Broken Bow Ok, country singer (Blue Heartache)
  • 1948 Frank Estersmith, Australia, rocker (Air Supply)

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1949 Ken Follett, Welsh spy author (Eye of the Needle, Lie Down with Lions), born in Cardiff, Wales

Author Ken Follett
Author
Ken Follett
  • 1950 Adrian Cosma, Romania, team handball (Olympic-silver-1976)
  • 1950 Ronnie Dyson, US, singer (Hair, All over your face)
  • 1950 J. J. Bittenbinder, American television host and author
  • 1951 Suze Orman, American financial advisor, writer, and television personality.
  • 1952 Carole Fredericks, American singer (d. 2001)
  • 1952 Daniel Katzen, American classical musician
  • 1953 Kathleen Kennedy, American film producer
  • 1954 Peter Erskine, jazz drummer (Weather Report)
  • 1954 Michael "Nicko" McBrain, English heavy metal drummer (Iron Maiden-Powerslave), born in London, England
  • 1954 Phil Neale, cricketer
  • 1954 Nancy Stafford [Nancy Elizabeth], Wilton Manors, Florida, American actress (Joan-St Elsewhere, 1977 Miss Florida)
  • 1954 Haluk Bilginer, Turkish actor
  • 1955 Edino Nazareth Filho, Brazilian football player
  • 1956 Kenny G, saxophonist (Duotones)
  • 1956 Richard A Searfoss, Mount Clemons Mich, Astronaut (STS 58, 76, sk 90)
  • 1956 Richard Butler, English singer (Psychedelic Furs)
  • 1957 Jim Woodward, Wilmington DE, Nike golfer (1994 Miss Gulf Coast-50th)
  • 1958 Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi, President of the Comoros
  • 1959 Michael Winans, gospel singer (Winans)
  • 1960 Leslie Hendrix, American actress
  • 1960 Margo Lanagan, Australian author
  • 1961 Ramesh Krishnan, Indian tennis star
  • 1961 Teri Nunn, California, rock vocalist (Berlin-You Take my Breathe Away)
  • 1961 Mary Kay Bergman, American voice actress (d. 1999)
  • 1962 Astrid, Belgian princess/daughter of Albert II
  • 1962 Jeff Garlin, American comedian
  • 1964 Laura Charameda, Marshall Mich, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1964 Mags, rocker (Fuzzbox-Into Rescue)
  • 1964 Karl Sanders, American musician (Nile)
  • 1965 Bob Probert, Windsor, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1965 Edward Hartman, Skalica CZE, hockey goalie (Team Slovakia)
  • 1965 Karen Sillas, American actress (Prime Suspect), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965 Sandrine Piau, French soprano
  • 1966 Bill Spiers, Orangeburg SC, infielder (Houston Astros)
  • 1966 Tina Barrett, Balt, LPGA golfer (1989 Mitsubishi Motors Ocean State)
  • 1967 Joe Deloach, US, 200m runner (Olympic-gold-1988)
  • 1967 Matt Bullard, NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1967 Ray Lankford, Modesto California, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1967 Ron Livingston, American actor
  • 1969 Ed Smith, WLAF tight end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1969 Keith Powe, WLAF/CFL defensive lineback (Win Blue Bombers, Claymores)
  • 1969 Brian McKnight, American musician
  • 1970 Izabella Scorupco, Bialystok Poland, actress (Golden Eye)
  • 1970 Martin Gelinas, Shawinigan, NHL left wing (Vancouver Canucks)
  • 1970 Todd Burger, guard (Chicago Bears)

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1971 Mark Wahlberg, rap singer (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch) and actor (Boogie Nights, The Departed), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Actor & Former Rapper Mark Wahlberg
Actor & Former Rapper
Mark Wahlberg
  • 1971 Pedro Garau, WLAF running back (Barcelona Dragons)
  • 1971 Vaughn Parker, NFL guard/tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1971 Susan Lynch, Northern Irish actress
  • 1971 Takaya Tsubobayashi, Japanese racing driver