Birthdays in History in June 1956

  • Jun 2 Mark L Polansky, pilot/astronaut, born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Jun 2 Malcolm Garrett, English graphic designer
  • Jun 4 Martin Adams, English darts player
  • Jun 4 John Hockenberry, American journalist
  • Jun 5 Richard A Searfoss, Mount Clemons Mich, Astronaut (STS 58, 76, sk 90)
  • Jun 6 Jay C Buckey, American physician/astronaut (STS 58 alt, sk: 90), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 9 Patricia Cornwell, American author
  • Jun 10 Georg Borwin, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
  • Jun 22 Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistani Politician and Foreign Minister
  • Jun 25 Boris Trajkovski, President of the Republic of Macedonia (d. 2004)
  • Jun 25 Anthony Bourdain, Chef and author
  • Jun 25 Bongiwe (Bongi) Dhlomo-Mautloa, Vryheid, Natal, South African artist
  • Jun 26 Azhar Cachalia, Scottish/South African leader (United Democratic Front)
  • Jun 26 Bernard A Harris Jr, Temple Texas, MD/Astronaut (STS 55, 63)
  • Jun 27 Ted Haggard, American evangelical preacher
  • Jun 28 Noel Mugavin, Australian Rules Football player
  • Jun 29 Pedro Santana Lopes, former Prime Minister of Portugal