Famous People Born in June 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 3 Josephine Baker, American dancer/Parisian night club owner (Folies-Bergere) in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1975)
  • Jun 3 Louis Simmonds, bookseller
  • Jun 3 Norman Gallichan, cricketer (all-rounder in 1 Test NZ v England 1937)
  • Jun 3 Walter Robins, cricketer (dynamic England leg-spin all-rounder)
  • Jun 4 Richard Whorf, American actor and director (Yankee Doodle Dandy, Keeper of Flame), born in Winthrop, Massachusetts (d. 1966)
  • Jun 5 Margaret Rawlings, British actress (Roman Holiday), born in Osaka, Japan (d. 1996)
  • Jun 5 John Kemp, 1st Viscount Rochdale, British soldier and businessman (d. 1993)
  • Jun 6 Max August Zorn, German mathematician (lemma of Zorn), born in Krefeld, Rhenish Prussia, Germany (d. 1993)
  • Jun 8 Charles Janssens, Belgian actor (Mira, Malpertuis), born in Borgerhout, Belgium (d. 1986)
  • Jun 8 Nazir Ali, Indian cricketer (bro of Wazir Ali, India's 1st Test 1932), born in Jalandhar, Punjab, India (d. 1975)
  • Jun 9 Tonio Selwart [Antonio Selmair-Selwart], German actor (Barefoot Contessa, Naked Maja), born in Wartenberg, Bavaria, Germany (d. 2002)
  • Jun 10 Janos Viski, Hungarian composer, born in Kolozsvár (d. 1961)
  • Jun 12 Sandro Penna, Italian poet, born in Perugia, Italy (d. 1977)
  • Jun 13 Bruno de Finetti, Italian mathematician (d. 1985)
  • Jun 15 Louis RJ Ridder van Rappard, Dutch mayor (Zoelen)
  • Jun 15 Léon Degrelle, Belgian SS officer (d. 1994)

  • Jun 16 Alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's)
  • Jun 17 Thomas G Cowling, British mathematician/astronomer
  • Jun 18 Kay Kyser, American bandleader and radio personality (Kay Kyser's Kollege), born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina (d. 1985)
  • Jun 19 Ernst Boris Chain, German-born biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)
  • Jun 19 Walter Rauff, German colonel (d. 1984)
  • Jun 20 Bob Howard, singer/pianist (Sing it Again), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • Jun 21 Helene Costello, American dancer and actress (Love Toy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1957)
  • Jun 21 Lluís Maria Millet, Catalan composer, born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 1990)
  • Jun 21 Harold Spina, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)

Person of interestAnne Morrow Lindbergh

Jun 22 Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American author and aviator (Gift from the Sea), born in Englewood, New Jersey

Aviation Pioneer and Author Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Aviation Pioneer and Author
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Person of interestBilly Wilder

Jun 22 Billy Wilder, Austrian-born American filmmakerr (Some Like It Hot, Apartment, Stalag 17), born in Vienna, Austria

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Filmmaker
Billy Wilder
  • Jun 22 Richard Fanshawe, England, equestion 3 day event (Olympic bronze 1936)
  • Jun 23 Wolfgang Koeppen, German author (Death in Rome), born in Greifswald, Pomerania (d. 1996)
  • Jun 24 Pierre Fournier, violon cellist (Paris Conservatoire), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 24 Willard Maas, American educator and experimental filmmaker (d. 1971)
  • Jun 25 Roger Livesey, Welsh actor (Drums, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp), born in Barry, Wales (d. 1976)
  • Jun 26 Stefan Andres, German writer (Wir sind Utopia), born in Dhrönchen (d. 1970)
  • Jun 26 Viktor Schreckengost, American industrial designer, born in Sebring, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • Jun 27 Catherine Cookson, English novelist (Bannaman Legacy), born in Jarrow, Durham, England (d. 1998)
  • Jun 27 Vernon Watkins, Welsh poet (Ballad of Mari Lwyd), born in Maesteg, Wales (d. 1967)
  • Jun 28 Maria Goeppert-Mayer, American-German atomic physicist (Nobel 1963), born in Kattowitz, German Empire (d. 1972)
  • Jun 28 Nancy Mayhew Youngman, English painter and educationalist, born in Maidstone, England (d. 1995)
  • Jun 28 Safford Cape, American-Belgian conductor, composer and music historian, born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1973)
  • Jun 29 Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Russian general (youngest ever Soviet general of the army), born in Uman, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1945)
  • Jun 30 Ralph Allen, English footballer (d. 1981)
  • Jun 30 Anthony Mann, American film actor and director (El Cid, Winchester '73, The Glenn Miller Story), born in San Diego, California (d. 1967)