On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1934

  • Jun 1 Charles "Pat" Boone, American singer ("Tutti Frutti"), actor (April Love, Cross & Switchblade, No More Mr. Nice Guy) and TV personality (The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jun 1 Peter Masterson, actor (Ambush Bay), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jun 1 Willy Roggeman, Flemish writer (Goldfish, Nardis)
  • Jun 2 Johnny Carter, American singer (The Flamingos, The Dells), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2009)
  • Jun 3 Jim Gentile, MLB player, "Diamond Jim", born in San Francisco
  • Jun 3 Rolland D. McCune, American theologian
  • Jun 4 Seamus Elliott, Irish road bicycle racer (first English speaker to win stages in all Grand Tours), born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland (d. 1971)
  • Jun 4 Carl Fredrik Reutersward, Swedish artist (knotted-gun sculpture), born in Stockholm (d. 2016)
  • Jun 5 Bill Moyers, American news commentator (Bill Moyers' Journal) and White House Press Secretary, born in Hugo, Oklahoma
  • Jun 5 Curt Michel, American astrophysicist and NASA astronaut, born in LaCrosse Wisconsin (d. 2015)
  • Jun 5 Gwen Swire, British social worker (BASW)
  • Jun 5 Vilhjálmur Einarsson, Icelandic athlete (Olympic silver triple-jump 1956; Iceland's first ever Olympic medal), born in Reyðarfjörður, Iceland (d. 2019)
  • Jun 6 Albert II, King of Belgium (1993-2013), born in Stuyvenberg Castle, Laeken, Brussels, Belgium
  • Jun 6 Roy Innis, American activist, leader of the Congress of Racial Equality, born in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands (d. 2017)
  • Jun 7 Philippe Entremont, French pianist and conductor (Vienna Chamber Orchestra, 1976-91), born in Reims, France
  • Jun 7 Samuel Lipman, American pianist and music critic, born in Los Gatos, California (d. 1994)
  • Jun 8 Millicent Martin, English actress (Alfie, Nothing but the Best), born in Romford, Essex
  • Jun 9 Donald Duck, famous fowl
  • Jun 9 Helga Haase, East German 500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1960), born in Danzig, Germany (d. 1989)
  • Jun 9 Jackie Wilson, American soul singer-songwriter and performer ("Lonely Teardrops"; "Higher And Higher": "I Get the Sweetest Feeling"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1984)
  • Jun 9 Michael Mates, British politician (C) resigned during Asil Nadir scandal, born in Brentford, Middlesex
  • Jun 9 Paul Karolyi, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 2015)
  • Jun 9 Wild Jimmy Spruill, American blues guitarist, born in Fayetteville, North Carolina (d. 1996)
  • Jun 10 Nicolas Roussakis, American composer, born in Athens, Greece (d. 1994)
  • Jun 10 Paul Gibson, British high court judge
  • Jun 11 Thornton James "Pookie" Hudson, American vocalist (The Spaniels - "Goodnite Sweetheart Goodnite"), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2007)
  • Jun 11 Henrik [Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat], Prince Consort of Denmark, born in Talence, Gironde, France (d. 2018)
  • Jun 11 Lady Annabel Goldsmith, English socialite, born in Westminster, London
  • Jun 12 John A. Alonzo, American cinematographer (pioneered handheld work, lighting techniques and HD video development), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2001)
  • Jun 13 Janet Pilgrim, American early playmate model for Playboy (July 1955, Dec 1955, Oct 1956), born in Wheaton, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Jun 13 Uriel Jones, American jazz and session drummer (Motown's Funk Brothers), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2009)
  • Jun 13 Dick Mann, American motorcycle racer (A.M.A. Grand National C'ship 1963, 71; Motorcycle Hall of Fame 1998), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2021)
  • Jun 15 Ruby Nash Curtis [Garnett], American pop and R&B singer (Ruby and the Romantics - "Our Day Will Come"; "Hey There Lonely Boy"), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Jun 16 Eileen Atkins, actress (Equus, Devil Within Her), born in London, England
  • Jun 16 Little Caesar [Carl Burnett], vocalist (Little Caesar & the Romans)
  • Jun 16 Lord Patrick Beresforord, blood-stock agent
  • Jun 16 Lucia Dlugoszewski, Polish-American composer (Fire Fragile Flight), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2000)
  • Jun 16 William Forsyth Sharpe, American economist, Nobel laureate
  • Jun 16 Elvira Vinogradova, Russian TV persona
  • Jun 16 Bill Cobbs [Wilbert], American actor (Night at the Museum, The Color of Money), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jun 18 Brian Kenny, British Army officer, deputy supreme allied commander (Europe), born in Aldershot, England (d. 2017)
  • Jun 18 Carl de Winter, sect-gen (Federation of British Artists)
  • Jun 18 Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Japanese manga artist (d. 2004)
  • Jun 18 Gladstone "Gladdy" Anderson, Jamaican ska and reggae session keyboard player, and band leader ("The Liquidator"), born in Jones Town, Jamaica (d. 2015)
  • Jun 19 Hammond Furlonge, cricketer (WI batsman in 3 Tests 1955-56)
  • Jun 19 Terence Clark, British diplomat
  • Jun 20 Brian Barder, British high commissar (Australia)
  • Jun 20 Cornel Țăranu, Romanian composer (Garlands), born in Cluj. Romania
  • Jun 20 Wendy Craig, English actress (Butterflies), born in Sacriston, England
  • Jun 20 Rossana Podestà, Italian actress (Helen of Troy), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 20 Horst Mahseli, Polish soccer striker (9 caps; Legia Warsaw), born in Bytom, Poland (d. 1999)
  • Jun 20 Alain Bancquart, French contemporary classical composer, born in Dieppe, France
  • Jun 21 Wulf Kirsten, German writer, born in Klipphausen, Meissen
  • Jun 23 Marino H. Casem, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (Alabama State, Alcorn State, Southern) and athletic administrator (Alcorn State, Southern), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2020)
  • Jun 25 Willy Rodriguez, West Indian cricketer (occasional leg-spin bat for WI in 60's), born in St Clair, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Jun 26 John V Tunney, American politician (Rep/Sen-D-California), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • Jun 26 Josef Sommer, German-American actor (Witness; Target; Iceman; Forced March), born in Greifswald, Germany
  • Jun 26 Filipe Pires, Portuguese pianist, composer (Portugaliae Genesis), and educator, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 2015)
  • Jun 26 Jeremy Wolfenden, British journalist and spy, born in England (d. 1965)
  • Jun 26 Dave Grusin, American jazz pianist and Academy and Grammy Award-winning composer specializing in film scores (The Milagro Beanfield War; Ishtar), born in Littleton, Colorado
  • Jun 28 Carl Levin, American attorney and politician (U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1979-2015), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2021)
  • Jun 28 Roy Gilchrist, West Indian cricket fast bowler (13 Tests, 57 wickets), born in St Thomas, Jamaica (d. 2001)
  • Jun 29 Henning Kronstam, Danish dancer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1995)
  • Jun 30 Harry Blackstone, Jr., American stage magician (Blackstone Book of Magic & Illusion), born in Three Rivers, Michigan (d. 1997)

About June 1934

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

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