On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1933

  • Jun 1 Alan Ameche, American College Football Hall of Fame fullback (Heisman Trophy 1954, U of Wisconsin; Pro Bowl 1955–1958, NFL C'ship 1958, 59; Baltimore Colts), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin (d. 1988)
  • Jun 1 Charles Wilson, American politician (Rep-D-TX, 1973-97), born in Trinity, Texas (d. 2010)
  • Jun 2 Bob Rozario, orchestra leader (Tony Orlando, Marie), born in Shanghai, China
  • Jun 2 Jerry Lumpe, American baseball player, born in Lincoln, Missouri, (d. 2014)
  • Jun 3 Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah, 1st emir of Bahrain (1961-1999), born in Jasra, Bahrain (d. 1999)
  • Jun 4 John Sparrow, Chairman (British Horserace Betting Levy Board)
  • Jun 6 Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986), born in Buchs, Switzerland (d. 2013)
  • Jun 7 Henk Koning, Dutch State Secretary of Finances (VVD), born in Beilen, Netherlands (d. 2016)
  • Jun 7 Herb Score, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1955, 56; Cleveland Indians) and announcer (Cleveland Indians 1964-97), born in Rosedale, New York (d. 2008)
  • Jun 8 Dr Robert Stevens, British lawyer and Master (Pembroke College, Oxford)
  • Jun 8 Eric Parker, English industrialist, deputy CEO (Trafalgar House), born in Shropshire, England (d. 2014)

Person of interestJoan Rivers

Jun 8 Joan Rivers, American comedian and actress (Late Show, Hollywood Squares), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers
  • Jun 9 Dick Orkin, American actor (Tim Conway Show), born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 9 Don Young, American politician (Rep-R-AK, 1973- ), born in Meridian, California
  • Jun 10 F Lee Bailey, Waltham Mass, attorney (Sam Shepard case, OJ case)
  • Jun 10 Georgi Atanasov, Bulgarian Prime Minister

  • Jun 10 Chuck Fairbanks, American football coach (New England Patriots 1973-78; University of Oklahoma 1967-72, University of Colorado 1979-81), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)

Person of interestGene Wilder

Jun 11 Gene Wilder [Jerome Silberman], American actor ( Blazing Saddles, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2016)

  • Jun 12 Eddie Adams, American photographer (photograph of execution of a Viet Cong soldier, Pulitzer Prize 1969), born in New Kensington, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • Jun 13 Tom King, British politician and minister (C), born in Rugby
  • Jun 14 Jerzy Kosiński, Polish-American novelist (The Painted Bird, Being There), born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1991)
  • Jun 14 Vladislav Rastorotsky, Soviet gymnastics coach, born in Liski, Russian SFSR (d. 2017)
  • Jun 15 Mohammad Ali Rajai, President of Iran (1981) who was assassinated by a bomb while in office, born in Qazvin, Persia (d. 1981)
  • Jun 15 Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (Marianne), born in Pola, Istria, Italy (now Croatia) (d. 2005)
  • Jun 15 Mark Jones, English soccer defender (Manchester United 103 games; died Munich air disaster), born in Wombwell, West Riding of Yorkshire (d. 1958)
  • Jun 16 Joachim Nowotny, writer
  • Jun 16 Ken Johnson, MLB player - 1st pitcher to lose a complete game nine-inning no-hitter, born in West Palm Beach, Florida (d. 2015)
  • Jun 17 Christian Ferras, French violinist and conductor, born in Le Touquet, France (d. 1982)
  • Jun 17 Harry Browne, American free-market libertarian writer, politician, and investment analyst (d. 2006)
  • Jun 17 Anthony Bevilacqua, Roman Catholic Cardinal (Philadelphia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jun 18 Jean Wicki, Swiss 4-man bobsled (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Jun 18 Tommy [Charles] Hunt, American soul singer (Flamingos-"Lovers Never Say Goodbye"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 19 Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11), born in Aktobe, Kazakhstan (d. 1971)
  • Jun 20 Brett Halsey, actress (Paul-Follow the Sun), born in Santa Ana, California
  • Jun 20 Claire Tomalin, English biographer and editor, born in London, England
  • Jun 20 Danny Aiello, American actor (Moonstruck, Do the Right Thing), born in NYC, New York (d. 2019)

  • Jun 20 Earl of Cranbrook, CEO (Nature Conservancy Council)
  • Jun 20 Jean Boiteux, French 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Jun 20 Peter T. Kirstein, British computer scientist 'European father of the internet' (Internet Protocol,), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2020)
  • Jun 21 Bernie Kopell, American actor (Love Boat, Get Smart, That Girl), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 22 Dianne Feinstein, American politician, 1st female mayor of San Francisco (1978-88), (US Senator (D)-Ca 1992-), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 22 Jacques Martin, French TV host (d. 2007)
  • Jun 22 Libor Pešek, Czech conductor (Czech Philharmonic; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Jun 22 Bob Bennett, American College Baseball Hall of Fame coach (Fresno State 1970-2002; record 1,302-759-4), born in Atwood, Oklahoma (d. 2020)
  • Jun 25 Michelangelo Pistoletto, Italian artist (glass painter), born in Biella, Italy
  • Jun 25 James Meredith, American civil rights activist (1st African-American at the University of Mississippi), born in Kosciusko, Mississippi
  • Jun 25 Álvaro Siza Vieira, Portuguese architect, born in Matosinhos, Portugal
  • Jun 26 Claudio Abbado, Italian composer and conductor (London Symph-1982), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2014)
  • Jun 26 David Winnick, British Labour Party MP, born in Brighton, Sussex, England
  • Jun 28 Gunnar Reynir Sveinsson, composer, born in Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Jun 28 Gusty Spence, Northern Irish loyalist politician and leader of the paramilitary Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2011)
  • Jun 29 Bob Shaw, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox), born in Bronx, New York (d. 2010)
  • Jun 29 John Bradshaw, American theologian, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Jun 30 Mike Smith, English cricket batsman and captain (50 Tests; last England dual international [1 rugby union cap]), born in Westcotes, Leicestershire
  • Jun 30 Lea Massari, Italian actress (Anna-L'avventura), born in Rome, Lazio, Italy

About June 1933

How Old? 87 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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