On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1951

  • Jun 2 Larry Clark Robinson, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens, Norris-77, 80)
  • Jun 2 Steve Brookins, American rocker (.38 Special)
  • Jun 2 Gilbert Baker, American gay activist who designed the rainbow flag, born in Chanute, Kansas (d. 2017)
  • Jun 2 Dave Flett, Scottish rock guitarist (Manfred Mann's Earth Band; Thin Lizzy), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Jun 3 David Ogilvie, cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1977-78)
  • Jun 4 David Yip, British-Chinese actor (The Chinese Detective), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jun 4 Yvonne van Rooy, Dutch State Secretary for Economic Affairs, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Jun 4 Charles Dickinson, American author (Waltz in Marathon), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 4 Wendy Pini, American comic book writer (Elfquest), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 5 Suze Orman, American financial advisor, writer, and television personality.
  • Jun 6 Dwight Twilley, American power pop singer-songwriter ("I'm On Fire"; "Girls"), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Jun 6 Noritake Takahara, Japanese racing driver
  • Jun 7 Anne Twomey, American actress (Secret, Deadly Friend, Imagemaker), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 8 Bonnie Tyler [Gaynor Hopkins], Welsh rocker ("Total Eclipse Of The Heart"), born in Skewen, Neath, Wales
  • Jun 8 Tony Rice, American bluegrass guitarist (J.D. Crowe and the New South), born in Danville, Virginia (d. 2020) [1]
  • Jun 9 Benny Neyman, Dutch singer (I Don't Know How)
  • Jun 9 Dave Parker 'the Cobra', American baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, NL MVP 1978), born in Grenada, Mississippi
  • Jun 9 James Newton Howard, American film composer (The Hunger Games; M. Night Shyamalan films), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 9 Terry Uttley, British rock bassist (Smokie - "Living Next Door to Alice"), born in Birkenshaw, England
  • Jun 10 Burglinde Pollak, German DR, pentathlete (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • Jun 10 Dan Fouts, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
  • Jun 10 Vicky Latta, equestrian 3 day event (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jun 11 Collis King, West Indian cricketer (WI all-rounder late 70s), born in Christ Church, Barbados
  • Jun 11 Maren Seidler, American shot putter (Olympic 11th 1968), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 11 Mark D. Siljander, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan (1981-87), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 11 Mithra Wettimuny, Sri Lankan cricketer (brother of Sidath 2 Tests for SL v NZ 1983), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Jun 11 Yasumasa Morimura, Japanese appropriation artist, born in Osaka, Japan
  • Jun 12 Alan Dysert, American actor (Sean Cudahy-All My Children), born in Vermilion County, Illinois
  • Jun 12 Bun E. Carlos [Brad Carlson], American rock drummer (Cheap Trick-Dream Police), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • Jun 12 Brad Delp, American rock musician (lead singer of Boston and RTZ), born in Peabody, Massachusetts (d. 2007)
  • Jun 12 Andranik Margaryan, 14th Prime Minister of Armenia (2000-07), born in Yerevan, Armenia (d. 2007)
  • Jun 13 Jonathan Hogan, actor (House on Carroll St), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 13 Liz Phillips, American composer, born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Jun 13 Richard Thomas, American actor (John Boy - The Waltons, Last Summer, Johnny Belinda), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 13 Stellan Skarsgård, Swedish actor (Breaking the Waves), born in Gothenburg, Sweden

Person of interestMike Weaver

Jun 13 Mike Weaver, American WBA World Heavyweight Champion, born in Gatesville, Texas

WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver
WBA World Heavyweight Champion
Mike Weaver
  • Jun 13 Howard Leese, American guitarist, record producer, and musical director (Heart), born in Hollywood, California
  • Jun 14 Paul Boateng, British Labour politician 9British High Commissioner to South Africa), born in Hackney, England
  • Jun 15 Tom Forzani, CFL wide receiver (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jun 15 Steve Walsh, American progressive rock singer (Kansas), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jun 15 Craig Gruber, American rock bassist (Rainbow), born in Cortland, New York (d. 2015)
  • Jun 15 Joe Pizzulo, American session and touring vocalist (Alice Cooper; Sérgio Mendes - "Never Gonna Let You Go"), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Jun 16 John Salthouse, English actor (Abigail's Party), born in London
  • Jun 16 Michel Viso, French cosmonaut
  • Jun 16 Sonia Braga, Maringa Brazil, actress (Dona Flor & Her 2 Husbands)

Person of interestRoberto Durán

Jun 16 Roberto Durán, Panamanian boxer (4-weight world champion), born in El Chorrillo, Panama

  • Jun 17 Joe Piscopo, American comedian (SNL, Miller Lite commercials), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Jun 18 Henny Huisman, Dutch TV host (Playback Show)
  • Jun 19 Daria Nicolodi, Italian actress (Terror, Shock), born in Florence, Italy
  • Jun 19 Ayman al-Zawahiri, Egyptian leader of al-Qaeda, born in Maadi, Cairo
  • Jun 19 Francesco Moser, Italian cyclist
  • Jun 20 Peter Gordon, composer
  • Jun 20 Tress MacNeille, American voice actress
  • Jun 20 Paul Muldoon, Northern Irish poet
  • Jun 21 Nils Lofgren, American guitarist, singer-songwriter, accordionist (Neil Young; Grin; E Street Band, since 1984), and tap dancer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 23 Michèle Mouton, French race car driver
  • Jun 24 Ivar Formo, Norwegian 50K cross country skier (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Jun 24 Raelene Boyle, Australia, sprinter (Olympic silver 1972)
  • Jun 24 David Rodigan, radio DJ/actor
  • Jun 24 Ken Reitz, American baseball third baseman (MLB All Star 1980; Gold Glove Award 1975; St. Louis Cardinals), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2021)
  • Jun 25 Lee Wilkof, American actor (WEB, Delta House, Elliot-Newhart), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Jun 26 Gary Gilmour, Australian cricket all-rounder (15 Tests, 54 wickets, top score 101), born in Waratah, Australia (d. 2014)
  • Jun 26 Pamela Bellwood [King], American actress (Ellen-W.E.B., Claudia-Dynasty), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 26 Rindy Ross, American rock vocalist and saxophonist (Quarterflash), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jun 26 Tony Currenti, Italian-Australian drummer (AC/DC), born in Fiumefreddo di Sicilia, Catania, Italy
  • Jun 27 Julia Duffy [Julia Margaret Hinds], American actress (Newhart, Baby Talk), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 27 Sidney M. Gutierrez, Mjr USAF and NASA astronaut (STS 40, 59), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Jun 27 Ulf Andersson, Swedish International Chess Grandmaster (1972), born in Västerås, Sweden
  • Jun 27 Mary McAleese, 8th President of Ireland (1997-2011), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Jun 27 Gilson Lavis, British session and touring rock drummer (Squeeze; Jools Holland), born in Bedford, England
  • Jun 28 David “Frankie” Toler, American drummer and percussionist (Allman Brothers), born in Connersville, Indiana, USA), (d. 2011)
  • Jun 29 Don Rosa, American comic book writer and illustrator (Scrooge McDuck, Donald Duck), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jun 30 Andre Hazes, Dutch barkeeper and singer (We Love Orange), born in Amsterdam (d. 2004)
  • Jun 30 Stanley Clarke, American Grammy Award winning jazz/fusion bassist (Return To Forever - "No Mystery"; solo -""School Days"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 30 Stephen S. Oswald, American NASA astronaut (STS 42, 56, 67), born in Seattle, Washington

About June 1951

How Old? 70 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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