On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1936

  • Jun 1 Bekim Fehmiu, Yugoslavian actor (Black Sunday, Permission to Kill, Cagliostro), born in Sarajevo, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2010)
  • Jun 1 Gerald Scarfe, British illustrator (Pink Floyd's The Wall), born in London, England
  • Jun 2 Otis Williams, American doo-wop singer (Charms), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jun 2 Sally Kellerman, actress (M*A*S*H, Back to School), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 2 Vladimir Golubnichy, Soviet walker (Olympic gold 20k 1960, 68), born in Sumy, Ukraine
  • Jun 3 Colin Meads, New Zealand rugby player
  • Jun 3 David Nicholls, priest/theologian/political theorist
  • Jun 3 Harry Pitt, vice chancellor (Reading University)
  • Jun 3 Larry McMurtry, American Pulitzer Prize winning novelist (Lonesome Dove), and Academy Award-winning scriptwriter (Brokeback Mountain), born in Wichita Falls, Texas (d. 2021)
  • Jun 3 Philip J Attenborough, CEO/publisher (Hodder & Stoughton)
  • Jun 3 Eddie Willis, American guitar and sitar player (The Funk Brothers), born in Grenada, Mississippi (d. 2018)
  • Jun 4 Bruce Dern, American actor (Nebraska, The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 4 David Lyon, CEO (Bowater), born in London
  • Jun 4 Nutan Bahl, Indian actress (Seema, Bandini), born in Bombay, British India (d. 1991)
  • Jun 4 Alan Branscombe, British jazz and session pianist, vibraphonist, and saxophonist (Tubby Hayes; Beatles - "Got To Get You Into My Life"), born in Wallasey, Cheshire, England (d. 1986)
  • Jun 5 Kelly Seymour, South African cricketer (South African off-spinner in 7 Tests 1963-70), born in Kokstad, South Africa (d. 2019)
  • Jun 6 Levi Stubbs [Stubbles], American baritone singer (The Four Tops - "It's the Same Old Song"; "Standing In The Shadows of Love"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2008)
  • Jun 6 Richard Green, American sexologist, lawyer, and author who advocated for gay and transsexual rights, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2019)
  • Jun 7 Kenneth Nichols, Canadian classical pianist, composer, (Symphonic Celebration; Boy In A Cage), and teacher (Brandon University, 1962-96), born in Pincher Creek, Alberta (d. 2021)
  • Jun 8 James Darren [Ercolani], American actor (TJ Hooker; Gidget movies -"Moondoggie"; Diamond Head; Venus in Furs), singer ("Goodbye Cruel World"), and director, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 8 Kenneth G. Wilson, American physicist (Nobel Prize in Physics, 1982), born in Waltham, Massachusetts (d. 2013)
  • Jun 9 Mick O'Dwyer, Gaelic footballer and manager, born in Waterville, Ireland
  • Jun 10 Graham Carleton Greene, British literary agent
  • Jun 11 Jud Strunk, American singer-songwriter ( "Daisy a Day"), and comedian (Laugh-In), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 1981)
  • Jun 11 Bryan Ingham, English artist, born in Preston, Lancashire (d. 1997)
  • Jun 12 Bill Zeliff, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New Hampshire (1991-97), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Jun 14 Renaldo "Obie" Benson, American singer (The Four Tops), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2005)
  • Jun 14 Irmelin Sandman Lilius, Swedish-Finnish writer, born in Helsinki
  • Jun 15 Alexandru Hrisanide, Romanian composer, born in Petrila, Romania (d. 2018)
  • Jun 15 Claude Brasseur, actor (Josepha, Pardon Mon Affair), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 15 William Joseph Levada, American Catholic prelate
  • Jun 16 August Willemsen, Dutch poet/translator
  • Jun 16 Fred Oster, Dutch TV host
  • Jun 17 Ken Loach, British film director (The Wind That Shakes the Barley), born in Nuneaton, Warwickshire
  • Jun 18 Ian Spurling, Australian born ballet designer (The Royal Ballet), born in South Australia (d. 1996)
  • Jun 18 Ronald Venetian, President of Suriname (1991-96, 2000-2010), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Jun 18 Denny Hulme, New Zealand auto racer (F1 World Drivers' Champion 1967), born in Motueka, New Zealand (d. 1992)
  • Jun 19 Shirley Goodman, US R&B singers (Shirley & Lee-Feels so Good)
  • Jun 19 Marisa Galvany, American soprano
  • Jun 20 Billy Guy, American singer (The Coasters - "Young Blood"), born in Itasca, Texas (d. 2002)
  • Jun 22 Kris Kristofferson, American country singer-songwriter ("Me And Bobby McGee"; "Help Me Make It Through The Night"), and actor (Amerika; Millennium; A Star Is Born), born in Brownsville, Texas
  • Jun 22 Verne Allison, American singer (Dells-Open Up My Heart), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 22 Hermeto Pascoal, Brazilian jazz musician and composer, born in Lagoa da Canoa, Alagoas, Brazil
  • Jun 22 Dick Huddart, English rugby league second rower (16 Tests Great Britain; St. Helens, St. George), born in Flimby, Cumberland, England (d. 2021)
  • Jun 23 Berend Boudewijn [van der Woude], Dutch TV host/director (Baantjer)
  • Jun 23 Costas Simitis, Prime Minister of Greece
  • Jun 25 Paul Nowee, Dutch writer of children's and youth books. (Eagle's Eye), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Jun 25 B. J. Habibie, 3rd President of Indonesia (1998-99) who liberalized Indonesia's press and political party laws, born in Parepare, South Sulawesi, Dutch East Indies (d. 2019)
  • Jun 26 Robert Maclennan, Baron Maclennan of Rogart, born in Glasgow
  • Jun 27 John Shalikashvili, Polish-American general (NATO), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2011)
  • Jun 27 Lucille Clifton, American poet (Two-Headed Woman), born in Depew, New York (d. 2010)
  • Jun 28 Gisela Kraft, German writer, born in Berlin (d. 2010)
  • Jun 28 Major R Owens, American politician (Rep-D-NY, 1983-2007), born in Collierville, Tennessee (d. 2013)
  • Jun 28 Peter Hall, British folklorist and musician, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Jun 29 David Jenkins, American figure skater (Olympic gold singles 1960; World C'ship gold singles 1957-59), born in Akron, Ohio

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Jun 29 Harmon Killebrew, American baseball player (Minnesota Twins), born in Payette, Idaho (d. 2011)

Baseball Player Harmon Killebrew
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Harmon Killebrew
  • Jun 29 Leonard Lee, American vocalist (Shirley & Lee - "Let The Good Times Roll"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1976)
  • Jun 29 Kigeli V, last King of Rwanda (1959-61), born in Kamembe, Rwanda (d. 2016)
  • Jun 30 Dave Van Ronk, American folk singer and songwriter ("Garden State Stomp"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • Jun 30 Nancy Dussault, American actress (Muriel-Too Close for Comfort), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Jun 30 Pauls Dambis, Latvian composer, born in Riga, Latvia
  • Jun 30 Tony Musante, American actor (David Toma-Toma, Nowhere to Hide), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 2013)
  • Jun 30 Assia Djebar [Fatma-Zohra Imalhay√®ne], Algerian writer and filmmaker, born in Iol, Algeria (d. 2015)
  • Jun 30 Tom Frost, American rock climber (founder gear & apparel company Patagonia), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2018)

About June 1936

How Old? 85 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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