Russian History (Part 10)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

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  • 1950-06-25 Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33)
  • 1950-07-16 Valery Yevgenyevich Maksimenko, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1950-08-11 Gennidy Nikonov, Russian weapons inventor
  • 1950-10-01 Boris Morukov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow, USSR (d. 2015)
  • 1951-01-02 Alexander Pogrebinsky, Russian painter
  • 1951-01-07 Talgat Amangeldyyevich Musabayev, Russian mjr/cosmonaut (TM-19, TM-27)
  • 1951-01-20 Magomed Omarovich Tolboyev, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1951-01-24 Yakov Smirnoff, Russia, comedian (It's a wonderful country)
  • 1951-03-03 Sergei Aleksandrovich Yemelyanov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1951-04-21 Aleksandr Ivanovich Laveykin, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-2)
  • 1951-05-03 Tatyana Tolstaya, Russian writer
  • 1951-08-20 Svetlana Oktyabrevna Omelchenko, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1952-01-08 Vladimir Feltsman, Russian-American pianist
  • 1952-01-31 Nadya Rusheva, Russian painter (d. 1969)
  • 1952-04-20 Tamara Sergeyevna Zakharova, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1952-07-10 Ludmilla Tourischeva, Russian gymnast
  • 1952-08-03 Aleksandr A Volkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1952-08-10 Nikolai Alekseyevich Pushenko, Russian lt-colonel/cosmonaut

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1952-10-07 Vladimir Putin, Russian politician (President and Prime Minister), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union

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  • 1952-10-20 Mikhail Georgiyevich Potapov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1952-10-29 Valeri I Tokarev, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1953-03-03 Aleksandr Viktorovich Borodin, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1953-03-05 Valery Grigoriyevich Korzun, Russian colonel/cosmonaut (TM-24)
  • 1953-03-26 Tatyana Providokhina, Russian 1K runner (world record)
  • 1953-04-14 Irina Rudolfovna Pronina, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1953-04-29 Nikolai Nikolayevich Budarin, Kirya Russia, cosmonaut (STS 71, TM-27)
  • 1953-07-09 Irina D Latysheva, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1953-07-30 Aleksandr Nikolayevich Balandin, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-9)
  • 1953-10-14 Olga Nikolayevna Klyushnikova, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1953-10-30 Alexander Fedorovich Poleshchuk, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-16), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1953-11-15 Yuri Viktorovich Prikhodko, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1953-11-27 Boris Grebenshchikov, Russian singer (Aquarium)
  • 1953-12-23 Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia
  • 1953-12-26 Valeri Yuriyevich Sharov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1954-05-06 Sergei Nikolayevich Tresvyatsky, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1954-05-20 Galina Vasilyevna Amelkina, Russia, doctor/cosmonaut
  • 1954-06-08 Sergei Storchak, Russian deputy finance minister
  • 1955-04-03 Aleksandr Nikolayevich Yablontsev, Russian lt-colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1955-05-16 Olga Korbut, Grodno Belorussia, gymnist (Olympic-2 golds-1972)
  • 1955-07-09 Sergei Vladimirovich Krichevsky, Russia, lt-colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1955-08-07 Vladimir Sorokin, Russian writer
  • 1955-09-07 Efim Zelmanov, Russian mathematician
  • 1956-01-01 Anatoli Borisovich Polonsky, Russia, lt-colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1956-01-01 Sergei Vasiliyevich Avdeyev, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-15, SK:TM-28)
  • 1956-01-16 Ivan Safronov, Russian journalist (d. 2007)
  • 1956-03-14 Natalya Dmitriyevna Kuleshova, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1956-03-19 Yegor Gaidar, Russian politician and economist.
  • 1956-05-10 Vladislav Listyev, Russian television anchor and journalist (d. 1995)
  • 1956-05-13 Aleksandr Yuriyevich Kaleri, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-14)
  • 1956-05-22 Natasha Shneider, Russian-born musician
  • 1956-09-09 Anatoli Pavlovich Artsebarsky, Russia, colonel/cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-12)
  • 1956-11-20 Sergei Gayevich Severin, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1957-02-27 Viktor Markin, Russian athlete
  • 1957-03-30 Elena V Kondakova, cosmonaut (STS 84), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1957-03-30 Yelena Vladimirovna Kondakova, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM 20, STS 84)
  • 1957-04-14 Mikhail Pletnev, Russian pianist, conductor and composer
  • 1957-07-16 Alexandra Marinina, Russian writer
  • 1957-08-05 Pavel V Vinogradov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-26)
  • 1957-08-07 Alexander Dityatin, Leningrad, Russia, Soviet gymnast (3-time Olympic Champion)
  • 1957-10-30 Aleksandr Ivanovich Lazutkin, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-25)
  • 1958-01-02 Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Russian pianist
  • 1958-04-10 Yefim Bronfman, Russian-born pianist
  • 1958-04-17 Sergei Yuriyevich Vozovikov, Russian major/cosmonaut
  • 1958-04-20 Viacheslav Fetisov, NHL defenseman (Team Russia, Detroit), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1958-04-24 Valery Lantratov, Russian ballet dancer
  • 1958-06-21 Gennadi Ivanovich Padalka, Russian major/cosmonaut (SK: Soyuz TM-28)
  • 1958-08-15 Victor Shenderovich, Russian satirist
  • 1958-08-27 Sergei Konstantinovich Krikalev, Russia, cosmonaut (TM-7, TM-12, STS 60)
  • 1958-08-30 Anna Politkovskaya, Russian journalist (d. 2006)
  • 1958-09-22 Vasili Yuriyevich Lukiyanyuk, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1959-10-09 Boris Nemtsov, Russian politician, born in Sochi, Soviet Union (assassinated 2015)
  • 1960-02-13 Artur Yusupov, Russian-German chess player
  • 1960-10-20 Konstantin Aseev, Russian chess player (d. 2004)
  • 1960-11-08 Oleg Menshikov, Russian actor
  • 1961-02-06 Yuri Ivanovich Onufriyenko, Russian major/cosmonaut (Mir, Soyuz TM-23)
  • 1961-03-14 Grigoriy Kornev, Russian speed walker (world record 5 km)
  • 1961-04-20 Konstantin Lavronenko, Russian actor
  • 1961-07-26 Yolanda Chen, triple jumper (indoor record), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1961-12-22 Yuri Ivanovich Malinchenko, Russian lt-col/cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-19)
  • 1962-01-07 Aleksandr Dugin, Russian politician
  • 1962-03-26 Yuri Pavlovich Gidzenko, Russia, lt-colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1962-04-21 Sergei Viktorovich Zalyotin, Russia, major/cosmonaut
  • 1962-06-21 Viktor Tsoi, Russian musician
  • 1962-07-26 Galina Chistyakova, Russian jumper (world record 1988)
  • 1962-08-30 Alexander Litvinenko, Russian KGB officer (d. 2006)
  • 1962-10-16 Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Russian baritone
  • 1962-11-18 Vladimir Vladimirovich Karashtin, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1962-11-22 Victor Pelevin, Russian writer
  • 1963-03-20 Yelena Romanova, Russian athlete (d. 2007)
  • 1963-04-13 Gary Kasparov, Russian chess player, undisputed world champion (1985-93), born in Baku, Azerbaijan
  • 1963-06-03 Yuri Yuriyevich Krikun, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1963-06-24 Anatoly Borisovich Jurkin, Russian writer
  • 1963-06-26 Mikhail B. Khodorkovsky, Russian businessman
  • 1964-01-14 Sergei Nemchinov, NHL center (NY Islanders, Oly-Silver-98), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1964-02-19 Dmitri Lipskerov, Russian writer
  • 1964-04-21 Ludmila Engquist, Russian-born Swedish athlete
  • 1964-07-08 Alexei Gusarov, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1964-08-09 Yuri Khmylev, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1964-08-25 Maxim Kontsevich, Russian mathematician, born in Khimki, Russia
  • 1965-02-09 Igor Malkov, Russian speed skater

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