On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1943

  • Jun 1 Ely van Tongeren, Dutch guitarist/singer (Buffoons)
  • Jun 1 Richard Goode, concert pianist (1980 Avery Fisher Award), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jun 2 Charles Haid, actor (Andy Renko-Hill St Blues, Altered States), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 2 John Lilipaly, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
  • Jun 2 Maarten B Engwirda, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (D66)
  • Jun 2 Ilaiyaraaja, Indian composer

Person of interestBilly Cunningham

Jun 3 Billy Cunningham, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward, coach (NBA champion player & coach Philadelphia 76ers), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Forward and Coach Billy Cunningham
NBA Forward and Coach
Billy Cunningham
  • Jun 3 Eddie McGrady, Northern Irish politician (SDLP) unseated Enoch Powell, Born in Downpatrick (d. 2013)
  • Jun 3 Mike Dennis, rocker (Dovells)
  • Jun 4 Sandra Haynie, American golfer (US Open 1974, du Maurier Classic 1982, LPGA C'ship 1965, 74 ), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Jun 4 Joyce Meyer, American Charismatic Christian author and speaker, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jun 5 Ann Craft, researcher/writer
  • Jun 5 Bill Hopkins, composer
  • Jun 5 Matthew Lesko, American author
  • Jun 6 Asif Iqbal, Pakistani cricketer (elegant Pakistani batsman 1964-80), born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Jun 6 Ken Hatfield, American football player and coach, born in Helena, Arkansas

  • Jun 7 [Kenneth Charles] Ken Osmond, American actor (Leave It to Beaver), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 7 Mel Levine, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1983-93), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 7 Nikki Giovanni, American poet (LHJ Woman of the Year 1973), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Jun 8 Colin Baker, English actor (Sixth Doctor in Doctor Who, Swallows & Amazons), born in London
  • Jun 8 Willie Davenport, American bobsledder and track athlete (Olympic gold 110m hurdles 1968), born in Troy, Alabama (d. 2002)
  • Jun 8 William Calley Jr., American war criminal, convicted by court-martial of murdering 22 unarmed South Vietnamese civilians in the My Lai Massacre, born in Miami, Florida
  • Jun 9 Charles Saatchi, English magnate (Saatchi & Saatchi)
  • Jun 9 Joe Haldeman, American sci-fi author (The Forever War), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jun 10 Jeff Greenfield, American media commentator (Firing Line, Nightline), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 10 Simon Jenkins, editor (Times)

Person of interestHenry Hill

Jun 11 Henry Hill Jr., American mobster and FBI informant (inspired Goodfellas), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)

Mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill
Mobster and FBI informant
Henry Hill
  • Jun 11 Buster Mathis, American heavyweight boxer, born in Sledge, Mississippi (d. 1995)
  • Jun 13 Edward Skorek, Polish volleyball player (Olympic gold 1976), born in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland
  • Jun 13 Malcolm McDowell, English actor (Clockwork Orange, Caligula), born in Leeds, England
  • Jun 14 Jim Sensenbrenner, American politician ( Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wisconsin), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 14 Billy Tauzin, American politician and lobbyist (Rep-D-LA, 1980-2005), born in Chackbay, Louisiana
  • Jun 14 Harold Wheeler, American composer and orchestrator, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jun 14 John Miles, British racing driver, born in London (d. 2018)
  • Jun 14 [Dewey Lindon] Spooner Oldham, American songwriter and session musician (Muscle Shoals), born in Center Star, Alabama
  • Jun 15 [Mervyn] Muff Winwood, English songwriter and bassist (Spencer Davis Group, "Gimme Some Lovin"), born in Erdington, Birmingham

  • Jun 15 Xaveria Hollander [Vara de DeVries], Dutch author (The Happy Hooker), born in Soerabaja, Dutch East Indies
  • Jun 15 Aron Kincaid, actor (Warren-Bachelor Father, Ski Party), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 15 Johnny Hallyday [Jean-Philippe Smet], French singer and actor known as the "Elvis Presley of France," born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • Jun 16 Joan Van Ark, American actress and director (Valene-Dallas, Knots Landing), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 17 Christopher Brown, English composer, born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England

Person of interestNewt Gingrich

Jun 17 Newt Gingrich, American politician (Rep-R-GA, 1979-99) and Speaker of the House (1995-97), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

US Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich
US Speaker of the House
Newt Gingrich

Person of interestBarry Manilow

Jun 17 Barry Manilow [Barry Alan Pincus], American singer/pianist (Mandy, I Write the Songs), born in New York City

Musician Barry Manilow
Musician
Barry Manilow
  • Jun 17 Burt Rutan, American aerospace engineer, born in Estacada, Oregon
  • Jun 18 Barry Evans, English actor (Dr Upton-Dr in the House, Mind Your Language), born in Guildford, England (d. 1997)
  • Jun 18 Raffaella Carrà [Pelloni], Italian singer and actress, born in Bologna, Italy
  • Jun 20 Andy Etchebarren, baseball catcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Whittier, California
  • Jun 21 Salomé [Maria Rosa Marco Poquet], Spanish singer, born in Barcelona
  • Jun 22 Eumir Deodato, Brazilian artist, producer and arranger
  • Jun 22 Ralph Molina, American drummer (Crazy Horse, Neil Young's backing band), born in Puerto Rico
  • Jun 23 James Levine, American conductor, (director of the Metropolitan Opera), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jun 23 Vinton (Vint) Cerf, American Internet pioneer, Turing Award laureate
  • Jun 24 Georg Stanford Brown, Cuban actor (Terry Webster-Rookies), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Jun 24 Carole Caldwell Graebner, American tennis player (US Open 1965, Australian Open doubles 1966), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • Jun 25 Gerrit "Ger" Zijlstra, Dutch sculptor, born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Jun 25 Bill Moggridge [William], British designer (1st laptop computer), born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • Jun 25 Chris Huston, British-born record engineer and guitarist, born in North Wales
  • Jun 26 Georgie Fame [Clive Powell], English R&B and jazz singer and keyboard player (Get Away, Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde), born in Lancashire, England
  • Jun 26 Allen Strange, American composer (Electronic Music: Systems, Techniques, and Controls), born in Calexico, California
  • Jun 26 John Beasley, American actor (Everwood), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jun 27 Rico Petrocelli, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 27 Kjersti Døvigen, Norwegian actress (Offshore), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Jun 28 Ed Pastor, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Arizona), born in Claypool, Arizona
  • Jun 28 Klaus von Klitzing, German physicist (discovery of the integer quantum Hall effect, Nobel 1985), born in Schroda, Reichsgau Posen, Germany
  • Jun 29 Pedro Pablo León, Peruvian soccer forward (49 caps; Alianza Lima), born in Lima, Peru (d. 2020)
  • Jun 29 Roger Ruskin Spear, English saxophonist (Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band), born in London, England

Person of interestLittle Eva

Jun 29 Little Eva [Eva Boyd], American pop singer (Locomotion), born in Belhaven, North Carolina (d. 2003)

Pop Singer Little Eva
Pop Singer
Little Eva
  • Jun 30 Florence Ballard, American R&B singer (The Supremes), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1976)

About June 1943

How Old? 77 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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