Famous Birthdays on 8th June

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  • 1318 Eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Eduard II/wife of Reinald II
  • 1625 Giovanni D Cassini, Perinaldo, France, discoverer (4 moons of Saturn)
  • 1652 William Dampier, English explorer/pirate
  • 1671 Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor)
  • 1717 John Collins, American politician (d. 1795)
  • 1722 Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer
  • 1724 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer
  • 1740 Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer
  • 1743 Alessandro Cagliostro, Palermo Italy, adventurer
  • 1745 Caspar Wessel, Danish mathematician (d. 1818)
  • 1753 Nicolas-Marie Dalayrac, composer
  • 1756 Cornelis van Foreest, mayor of Alkmaar
  • 1757 Cardinal Ercole Consalvi, Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal (d. 1824)
  • 1759 Thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer
  • 1772 Robert Stevenson, civil engineer, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1783 Joseph Lincke, composer
  • 1804 Jan Baptist van Son, Dutch politician (RC)
  • 1805 Luigi Ricci, composer
  • 1806 Gideon Johnson Pillow, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1878)
  • 1812 Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germany, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)
  • 1812 Spyridon Xyndas, composer
  • 1813 David Dixon Porter, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), (d. 1891)
  • 1814 Charles Reade, English novelist (Cloister & Hearth)
  • 1821 John Dunlap Stevenson, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1897)
  • 1821 Samuel White Baker, explorer (Ceylon/Egypt), born in London, England
  • 1824 James Loudon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
  • 1824 William Montgomery Gardner, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1901)
  • 1829 John Everett Millais, England, painter (Order of Release)
  • 1831 Thomas J. Higgins, decorated Union Army soldier (d. 1917)
  • 1834 George Garrett, composer
  • 1837 Jan Kleczynski, composer
  • 1837 Moriz Heyne, German germanist (Beowulf)
  • 1842 John Q. A. Brackett, 36th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1918)
  • 1847 Ida Sazton McKinley, 1st lady (1897-1901)
  • 1849 Juliaan Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument)
  • 1851 Jacques-Arsène d'Arsonval, French physicist (d. 1940)
  • 1854 Douglas Colin Cameron, Canadian politician (d. 1921)
  • 1856 Natalia Janotha, composer
  • 1858 Antonio Nicolau, Spanish composer/conductor
  • 1859 Smith Wigglesworth, British religious figure (d. 1947)
  • 1860 Alicia Boole Stott, Irish mathematician (d. 1940)

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1867 Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect (Guggenheim) recognized as "the greatest American architect of all time", born in Richland Center, Wisconsin (d. 1959)

  • 1881 Prospero Bisquertt, composer
  • 1885 Karl Genzken, Nazi physician (d. 1957)
  • 1888 Poul Julius Ouscher Schierbeck, composer
  • 1889 Joseph L Hromadka, Czech theologist (Lenin prize 1957)
  • 1894 Erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist (Ogelala)
  • 1896 Samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross)
  • 1897 John G. Bennett, British scientist and author (d. 1974)

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1899 Noel Wien, American aviation pioneer (Wien Air Alaska), born in Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin (d. 1977)

Aviation Pioneer Noel Wien
Aviation Pioneer
Noel Wien
  • 1900 Herman J Friedericy, [H J Merlijn], writer (Last general)
  • 1901 Lena Baker, American murderer (d. 1945)
  • 1902 Albe, [Renaut A Joostens], Flemish writer (Andalusian Diary)
  • 1903 Gerrit C Berkouwer, Dutch theologist (Dogmatic Studies)
  • 1903 Ralph Webster Yarborough, politician
  • 1903 Ronald Shiner, actor (Carry on Admiral, Keep it Clean, Aunt Clara)
  • 1905 Brian Coffey, Irish poet (Avent), born in Dublin (d. 1995)
  • 1906 Charles Janssens, Belgium, actor (Mira, Malpertuis)
  • 1906 S Nazir Ali, cricketer (bro of Wazir Ali, India's 1st Test 1932)
  • 1909 Maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st)
  • 1909 William Odling, major-general
  • 1910 Aleksandr T Tvardovski, Russian conductor [NS=June 21]
  • 1910 John W Campbell, US, sci-fi writer (Moon is Hell)
  • 1910 Fernand Fonssagrives, French photographer (d. 2003)
  • 1911 Van Lingle Mungo, SC, pitcher (Dodgers, Giants)
  • 1912 Ian Morrow, company director
  • 1912 Harry Holtzman, American abstract artist (d. 1987)
  • 1913 Graham Watson, British-born literary agent (Curtis Brown)
  • 1913 Janos Jagamas, composer
  • 1913 Peter Diamand, artistic administrator
  • 1914 Joseph de Pietro, US, 56kg weightlifter (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • 1914 Kurt Barthel [KuBa], German writer and political activist, born in Garnsdorf (d. 1967)
  • 1915 Gustaaf AWC baron van Hemert Dingshof, (mayor-Maarn Neth)
  • 1915 Julian Ridsdale, MP

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1916 Francis Crick, English molecular biologist who co-discovered DNA's structure and 1962 Nobel laureate, born in Northampton, England (d. 2004)

Molecular biologist Francis Crick
Molecular biologist
Francis Crick
  • 1916 Luigi Comencini, Italian film director (d. 2007)
  • 1917 Byron R Whizzer White, Ft Collins, NFLer/Supreme Court Just (1962-93)
  • 1918 Robert Preston, Newton MA, actor (Music Man, Mame, Last Starfighter)
  • 1918 John D. Roberts, American chemist
  • 1919 Guy Overton, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 3 Tests on 1953-54 SA tour)
  • 1920 A J Mottram, tennis player
  • 1920 Bert Leysen, TV director (Belgian National TV)
  • 1920 Gwen Harwood, Australian poet (d. 1995)
  • 1921 Alexis Smith, Penticton BC Canada, actress (Jessica-Dallas, Follies)
  • 1921 Alwyn Williams, Vice-Chancellor (Glasgow U)
  • 1921 Lord Campbell of Croy
  • 1921 Sheila Ryan, KS, actress (Big Fix, Mule Train, Ringside, Caged Fury)

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1921 Suharto, 2nd Pesident of Indonesia (1967- 98), born in Yogyakarta, Java (d. 2008)

2nd President of Indonesia Suharto
2nd President of Indonesia
Suharto
  • 1921 LeRoy Neiman, American painter, (d. 2012)
  • 1922 Myron Healy, Petalumus California, actor (Wyatt Earp)
  • 1923 Alice Coleman, geographer
  • 1923 Jean Maxwell-Scott, Lady-in-Waiting (Prin Alice Duchess Gloucester)
  • 1923 Karel Goeyvaerts, Flemish composer (Summer Games)
  • 1923 Malcolm Boyd, American Episcopal Priest, author and civil rights activist, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1924 George Kirby, comedian (ABC Comedy Hour, Pearl Bailey Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1924 Glidewell, Lord Justice
  • 1924 Ian Colquhoun, cricket wicket keeper (NZ vs England 1954-55)
  • 1924 Sheldon Allman, actor (Norm-Harris Against the World), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1924 William Barlow, CEO (BICC)
  • 1924 Lyn Nofziger, American political operative (d. 2006)

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1925 Barbara Bush, US First Lady (1989-93), born in NYC, New York

US First Lady Barbara Bush
US First Lady
Barbara Bush
  • 1925 Eddie Gaedel, 3'7" St Louis Browns pinch-hitter (he walked)
  • 1925 Del Ennis, baseball player (d. 1996)
  • 1926 Anatol Vieru, composer
  • 1926 Cranley Onslow, MP
  • 1926 Nico Kiasashvii, professor of English Literature
  • 1927 Dame Anne Warburton, President (Lucy Cavendish College-Cambridge_
  • 1927 David Hobman, director (Age Concern England)

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1927 Jerry Stiller, American comedian (Frank Constanza-Seinfeld), born in Brooklyn, New York

Comedian Jerry Stiller
Comedian
Jerry Stiller
  • 1927 Michael Levey, director (British National Gallery)
  • 1928 Jiri Dvoracek, composer
  • 1928 Kat[i]e [Gertrude] Wilhelm, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Hamlet Trap)
  • 1929 Earl Ferrers, British minister of state (Dept of Environment)
  • 1929 Ventappa Muddiah, cricketer (Indian off-spinner in 2 Tests 1959-61)
  • 1930 Bo Gunnar Widerberg, Malmö Sweden, director (Elvira Madigan)
  • 1930 Dana Wynter, actress (Airport, Invasion of the Body Snatchers), born in London, England
  • 1930 Michael Codron, theatrical producer
  • 1930 Yannis Ioannidis, composer
  • 1930 Robert Aumann, German-born Israeli mathematician; Nobel laureate
  • 1930 Marcel Léger, Quebec politician (d. 1993)
  • 1931 Ivan V Lali, poet
  • 1931 James Leander "Leo" Nichols, honorary consul
  • 1932 Hans Gunter Helms, composer
  • 1932 Lady Littler, CEO (Gaming Board for Great Britain)
  • 1932 Ray Illingworth, cricketer (England off-spin all-rounder & captain)
  • 1932 Raymond Illingworth, CEO )England committee, TCCB)
  • 1933 Dr Robert Stevens, Master (Pembroke College, Oxford)
  • 1933 Eric Parker, deputy CEO (Trafalgar House)

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1933 Joan Rivers, American comedian and actress (Late Show, Hollywood Squares), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers
  • 1934 Millicent Martin, Romford England, actress (Alfie, Nothing but the Best)
  • 1936 James Darren, Phila, actor (TJ Hooker, Diamond Head, Venus in Furs)
  • 1936 Kenneth G. Wilson, American physicist, Nobel laureate, (d. 2013)
  • 1937 Bruce McCandless II, Cap USN/astronaut (STS 41B, STS-31), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1937 Norma Shaw, bowler
  • 1939 Bernie Casey, Wyco WV, actor (Boxcar Bertha, Rent-a-Cop)
  • 1939 Herb Adderley, Phila, NFL hall of famer (Packers, Cowboys)
  • 1940 Nancy Sinatra, Jersey City, singer (Boots are Made for Walkin') and daughter of Frank Sinatra
  • 1940 Sherman Garnes, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers)
  • 1941 Clarence "Fuzzy" Haskins, US pop singer (Funkadelic-Knee Deep)
  • 1941 Joop H van den Berg, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
  • 1942 Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Skvortsov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1942 Chuck Negron, singer (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)
  • 1942 Gael Ramsey, Brigadier commander (HQ Aldershot Garrison)
  • 1943 Colin Baker, actor (Dr Who, Swallows & Amazons)
  • 1943 J C A Barrett, Headmaster (Leys School-Cambridge)
  • 1943 Vicki Stangroome, campaigner
  • 1943 Willie Davenport, Troy Alabama, American bobsledder/hurdler (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1943 William Calley, American war criminal
  • 1944 Boz Scaggs, [William Royce], rocker (Steve Miller Band), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1944 Don Grady, [Agrati], actor (Robbie Douglas-My Three Sons), (d. 2012)
  • 1944 Mark Belanger, American baseball player (d. 1998)
  • 1944 Marc Ouellet, Archbishop of Quebec City
  • 1945 Derek Underwood, cricketer ("Deadly" Maybe the best post-war SLA)
  • 1945 Donna Deitch, director (Sexual Advances, Women of Brewster Place)
  • 1946 Dudley Fishburn, MP
  • 1946 Elizabeth A Lynn, US, sci-fi author (Watchtower, Red Hawk)
  • 1946 Richie Robinson, cricketer (Victorian keeper, Australian batsman 1977)
  • 1947 Joan La Barbara, composer
  • 1947 Julie Driscoll, rocker/actress (33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee)
  • 1947 Mick Box, rock guitarist (Uriah Heep)
  • 1947 Eric F. Wieschaus, American biologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • 1949 Emmanuel Ax, Lvov Poland, pianist (Artur Rubinstein Comp-1974)
  • 1949 Hildegard Falck, German FR, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1949 Emanuel Ax, Polish-born pianist
  • 1949 Jeffrey Mylett, American actor (d. 1986)
  • 1950 Elmar Oliveira, Waterbury Connecticut, violinist (Naumburg 1978)
  • 1950 Kathy Whitton Baker, Midland Tx, actress (Right Stuff, 16 Candles)
  • 1951 Bonnie Tyler, [Gaynor Hopkins], rocker (Total Eclipse of the Heart)
  • 1951 Tony Rice, American acoustic guitarist
  • 1952 Lindka Cierach, fashion designer
  • 1952 Martin Taylor, CEO (Barclays Bank)
  • 1953 Ad Tak, Dutch cyclist
  • 1954 Sergei Storchak, Russian deputy finance minister
  • 1955 Griffin Dunne, actor (American Werewolf in London, Who's That Girl)
  • 1955 James Jonathan Sylvers, rocker

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1955 Tim Berners-Lee, English inventor of the World Wide Web, born in London

Computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee
Computer scientist
Tim Berners-Lee
  • 1955 Greg Ginn, American guitarist (Black Flag)
  • 1957 Scott Raymond Adams, Catskill NY, cartoonist (Dilbert)
  • 1957 Don Robinson, American baseball player
  • 1958 Keenan Ivory Wayans, comedian (In Living Color), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958 Stan Brock, NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1960 Linda Hanley, Laguna Beach California, beach volleyballer (Olympics-4th-96)
  • 1960 Mick Hucknall, rocker (Simply Red-Every Time We Say Goodbye)
  • 1961 Kevin Gross, Downey CA, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
  • 1961 Ursula Buchfellner, Munich Ger, playmate (Oct, 1979)/actress (Bloodline)
  • 1962 Nick Rhodes, [Bates], keyboardist (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)
  • 1962 Kristine W, American musician
  • 1963 John Restino, Westchester NY, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Tommy Armour)
  • 1963 Kino Haitsma, pianist/arrangeur (Josephine)
  • 1963 Susan Smith, LPGA golfer
  • 1963 Keti Garbi, Greek singer
  • 1964 Butch [Harry Lee] Reynolds Jr, 4X400m runner, born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1964 Nelli [Antoinette HC] Fiere-Cooman, Neth, runner (WR 60 m in 7.00)
  • 1965 Kevin Ritz, Eatonstown NJ, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • 1965 Robert Platus, lip syncher (Milli Vanilli-Girl You Know This), born in NYC, New York
  • 1965 Chris Chavis, American professional wrestler
  • 1966 Brian Williams, NFL center (NY Giants)
  • 1966 Doris Pearson, Essex, rocker (5 Star-Silk & Steel)

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1966 Julianna Margulies, American actress (ER, The Good Wife), born in Spring Valley NY

  • 1967 Kathryn Marshall, Dundee Scotland, LPGA golfer (1995 Jamie Farr)