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, Richland Center Wisc, master builder (Guggenheim)

  • 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, Lake Nebagamon Wisconsin, aviation pioneer (Wien Air Alaska)

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 KuBa, writer
  • 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 Nobel laureate (1962)

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 Pierce Bush, Flushing, New York, US First Lady (1989-93)

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, [Molinsky], Bkln, comedienne (Late Show, Hollywood Sq)

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 internet developer

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, Akron, Ohio, 4X400m runner
  • 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)
  • 1966 Julianna Margulies, American actress (ER, The Good Wife), born in Spring Valley NY
  • 1967 Kathryn Marshall, Dundee Scotland, LPGA golfer (1995 Jamie Farr)