On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1910

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 3 Wilfred Thesiger, explorer/writer
  • Jun 3 Paulette Goddard [Marion Levy], American actress (Great Dictator), born in Whitestone Landing, Long Island (d. 1990)
  • Jun 4 Christopher Cockerell, English inventor (Hovercraft), born in Cambridge, England (d. 1999)
  • Jun 4 Jacques Berque, French Islamic scholar, born in Frenda, Algeria (d. 1995)
  • Jun 6 Ben Aerden [John Mikkelsen], Dutch actor (Hamlet, Uilenspiegel), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1988)
  • Jun 6 Toshitsugu Ogiwara, Japanese composer, born in Osaka, Japan (d. 1992)
  • Jun 7 Bradford Washburn, American explorer and cartographer, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2007)
  • Jun 7 Marion Post Wolcott, American photographer during the Great Depression, born in Montclair, New Jersey (d. 1990)
  • Jun 8 Aleksandr Tvardovsky, Russian poet and editor in chief (Novyj Mir), born in Zagorye, Russian Empire (d. 1971) [NS=June 21]
  • Jun 8 John W. Campbell, American sci-fi writer (Moon is Hell), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1971)
  • Jun 8 Fernand Fonssagrives, French photographer, born in Paris (d. 2003)
  • Jun 9 Robert Cummings, American actor (Love that Bob, Dial M For Murder), born in Joplin, Missouri (d. 1990)
  • Jun 9 Geoffrey Musson, British General
  • Jun 9 Vbilmos Demian, composer
  • Jun 10 Howlin' Wolf [Chester Arthur Burnett], American blues musician (Smokestack Lightnin', Killing Floor), born in White Station, Mississippi (d. 1976)
  • Jun 10 Frank Demaree, American MLB outfielder (2-time All Star), born in Winters, California (d. 1958)

  • Jun 10 Robert Still, English composer, born in London (d. 1971)
  • Jun 11 Carmine Coppola, American composer and conductor (The Godfather II, Apocalypse Now), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)

Person of interestJacques Cousteau

Jun 11 Jacques Cousteau, French oceanic explorer (Calypso), born in Saint-André-de-Cubzac, Gironde, France (d. 1997)

Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist Jacques Cousteau
Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist
Jacques Cousteau
  • Jun 12 Bill Naughton [William John Francis Naughton], English playwright (Alfie), born in Ballyhaunis, Ireland (d. 1992)
  • Jun 13 Mary Whitehouse, English social activist who opposed social liberalism and the mainstream British media, born in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England (d. 2001)
  • Jun 13 Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, Spanish writer associated with the Generation of '36 movement, born in Ferrol, Galicia, Spain (d. 1999)
  • Jun 13 Mary Wickes, American actress (Dennis the Menace, Sister Act), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1995)
  • Jun 14 Rudolf Kempe, German conductor (Tonhalle Orch 1965-72), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1976)
  • Jun 15 Berend Giltay, composer
  • Jun 15 David Rose, orchestra leader (Red Skelton Show, Stripper), born in London, England
  • Jun 16 Ilona Massey, actress and singer (Ilona Massey Show), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1974)
  • Jun 16 Lord Richardson, president (General Medical Council)
  • Jun 16 Richard Maling Barrer, chemist
  • Jun 17 H. Owen Reed, American composer, born in Odessa, Missouri (d. 2014)
  • Jun 17 Red Foley, American country singer (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), born in Blue Lick, Kentucky (d. 1968)
  • Jun 17 Diana Mitford, English biographer, famous beauty, wife of Oswald Mosley and one of the Mitford sisters, born in London (d. 2003)
  • Jun 18 Avon Long, American actor (Roots: Next Generation, The Sting, Harry and Tonto), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1984)
  • Jun 18 John Nicholas "Dick" Foran, American actor (OK Crackerby, Fort Apache, Winners of the West), born in Flemington, New Jersey (d. 1979)
  • Jun 18 E G Marshall [Everett Eugene Grunz], American actor (12 Angry Men, The Defenders), born in Owatonna Minnesota (d. 1998)
  • Jun 18 Ray McKinley, American orchestra leader and jazz drummer (Glenn Miller Time), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 1995)

  • Jun 19 Frederick Harry Baines, painter
  • Jun 21 Bela Tardos, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1966)
  • Jun 21 Charles Jones, composer, born in Tamworth, Ontario, Canada (d. 1997)
  • Jun 21 Aleksandr Tvardovsky, Russian poet and editor in chief (Novyj Mir), born in Zagorye, Russian Empire (d. 1971) [OS=June 8]
  • Jun 22 Peter Pears, Farnham England, tenor (Death in Venice)
  • Jun 23 Jean Anouilh, French dramatist (Thieves' Carnival), born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1987)
  • Jun 23 Lawson Little, American golfer (US Open 1940), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1968)
  • Jun 23 Milt Hinton, American jazz bassist (d. 2000)
  • Jun 23 Gordon B. Hinckley, American religious leader, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1995-2008), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2008)
  • Jun 24 Denis Dowling, baritone
  • Jun 26 Charles Spry, Australian soldier and security chief, born in Brisbane, Queensland (d. 1994)
  • Jun 27 Karel Reiner, Czech composer, born in Žatec, Bohemia (d. 1979)
  • Jun 29 Frank Loesser, American songwriter and composer (Guys And Dolls, Baby It's Cold Outside), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)
  • Jun 29 Burgess Whitehead, American baseball player (New York Giants), born in Tarboro, North Carolina (d. 1993)

About June 1910

How Old? 109 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20), Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22)