Famous People Born in June 1928

  • Jun 1 Bob Monkhouse, comedian (Bonkers), born in Kent, England
  • Jun 1 Georgi Timofeyevich Dobrovolsky, Odessa, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11)
  • Jun 2 John Anthony Bowden Cuddon, writer/teacher
  • Jun 3 Donald Judd, American sculptor (minimal art)
  • Jun 3 John Reid, cricketer (prolific NZ batsman 1949-65)
  • Jun 4 Paul Greening, master of Queen's household
  • Jun 4 Ruth Westheimer, German sex therapist (WYNY-FM)
  • Jun 4 Lloyd Lambert, American bassist (Guitar Slim), born in Thilbodaux, Louisiana (d. 1995)
  • Jun 4 Ruth Westerheimer, German-American sex therapist and media personality (Dr Ruth), born in Wiesenfeld, Germany
  • Jun 5 Otto F. Walter, Swiss writer and publisher (Walter Verlag), born in Rickenbach (d. 1994)
  • Jun 5 Robert Lansing, American actor (12 O'Clock High, Equalizer, A Man for All Seasons, Chariots of Fire), born in Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire (d. 2013)
  • Jun 5 Tony Richardson, England, director (Delicate Balance, Hotel NH)
  • Jun 6 George Deukmejian, American politician, 35th Governor of California (1983-91), born in Menands, New York (d. 2018)
  • Jun 7 Anthony Nicholas Maria Wahl, American historian, born in New York (d. 1996)
  • Jun 7 Charles Louis Strouse, American composer, born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 7 Dave Bowen, Welsh footballer, born in Maesteg, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 1995)
  • Jun 7 David Malcolm Lewis, English historian, expert in Greek Epigraphy, born in London (d. 1994)
  • Jun 7 James Ivory, American producer, director and screenwriter (Howard's End, Remains of the Day), born in Berkeley, California
  • Jun 7 Reg Park, British bodybuilder (Mr Universe 1951, 58, 65), born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England (d. 2007)
  • Jun 7 James Jude, American thoracic surgeon (developed CPR), born in Maple Lake, Minnesota (d. 2015)
  • Jun 8 Kate Wilhelm, American fiction author (Hugo Award: Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 2018)
  • Jun 9 Geraint Gruffydd, director (U of Wales Centre for Welsh Studies)
  • Jun 10 Asher Wallfish, journalist
  • Jun 10 Maurice Sendak, American author and illustrator (Where The Wild Things Are), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jun 11 Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Spanish Queen of Belgium, born in Zurbano Palace, Madrid, Spain (d. 2014)
  • Jun 11 Gerard van Leijenhorst, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior (CDA), born in Ede, Netherlands (d. 2001)
  • Jun 12 Michael Wishart, British figurative painter, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Jun 12 Richard Sherman, American composer and lyricist (The Sherman Brothers - Mary Poppins), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 12 Vic Damone [Vito Farinola], American singer (On the Street Where You Live), entertainer, actor and TV presenter (Vic Damone Show), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2018)
  • Jun 13 Jean Villain, Swiss writer, born in Zurich (d. 2006)

Person of interestJohn Nash

Jun 13 John Nash, American mathematician (subject of movie "A Beautiful Mind") and Nobel laureate, born in Bluefield, West Virginia

Mathematician and Economist John Nash
Mathematician and Economist
John Nash

Person of interestChe Guevara

Jun 14 Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentine Marxist revolutionary (Cuban Revolution), author and physician, born in Rosario, Argentina (d. 1967)

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara
  • Jun 16 Harold Hanham, vice chancellor (Lancaster University)
  • Jun 16 Sergiu Comissiona, Buch Romania, conductor (Haifa Symph 1959-64)
  • Jun 18 Marguerite "Maggie" McNamara, American actress (3 Coins in a Fountain, Cardinal), born in NYC, New York (d. 1978)
  • Jun 18 Michael Blakemore, British theater director (Country Life)
  • Jun 18 David T. Lykken, American scientist
  • Jun 19 Nancy Marchand, American actress (The Sopranos, Beacon Hill, Margaret-Lou Grant), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2000)
  • Jun 19 Raymond Powell, British MP
  • Jun 19 Barry Took, English comedy writer (d. 2002)
  • Jun 20 William Berger, Austrian American actor (Face to Face, Adventure of Hercules), born in Innsbruck, Austria (d. 1993)
  • Jun 20 David Mitchell, British MP
  • Jun 20 Jean-Marie le Pen, French leader (National Front party)
  • Jun 20 Martin Landau, American actor (Mission Impossible, Space 1999, Ed Wood), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jun 20 Robert Satanowski, composer
  • Jun 20 Eric Dolphy, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1964)
  • Jun 21 Judith Raskin, American soprano (Susanna-Le Nozze di Figaro), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 21 Valentin Gavriyilovich Yershov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jun 22 Ralph Waite, American actor, director and political candidate (Cool Hand Luke, The Waltons), born in White Plains, New York (d. 2014)
  • Jun 25 William Joseph Russo, American composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • Jun 25 Jacob Druckman, American composer (Animus I Auerole), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • Jun 25 Peyo [Pierre Culliford], Belgian cartoonist (The Smurfs, Johan et Pirlouit), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1992)
  • Jun 25 Alexei Abrikosov, Russian-born American physicist (Nobel Prize 2003), born in Moscow (d. 2017)
  • Jun 26 Yoshiro Nakamatsu, Japanese inventor, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jun 27 Rudy Perpich, American politician, 34th & 36th Governor of Minnesota, born in Carson Lake, Minnesota (d. 1995)
  • Jun 28 Andrew Gordon Speedie-Pask, English cybernetician stage producer and lyricist, born in Derby (d. 1996)
  • Jun 28 Peter Heine, cricketer (solid South African fast bowler in 1950's)
  • Jun 28 Ronald Alfred Gardyne "Rags" Butler, sailor
  • Jun 28 Dr Hans Blix, Swedish head of the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission 2000-2003
  • Jun 28 Harold Evans, English journalist and writer; editor of The Sunday Times
  • Jun 28 Nick Virgilio, American Haiku poet, born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 1989)
  • Jun 28 Cyril Smith, British Liberal Member of Parliament and alleged serial sex offender, born in Lancashire, England (d. 2010)
  • Jun 29 Ian Bannen, Scottish character actor (Eye of the Needle, Gorky Park), born in Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 1999)
  • Jun 30 Frank Ulrich Marcus, playwright/critic