On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1952

  • Jun 1 Şenol Güneş, Turkish soccer goalkeeper (31 caps; Trabzonspor) and manager (Trabzonspor, Bursaspor, Beşiktaş, Turkey), born in Trabzon, Turkey
  • Jun 2 Gary Bettman, American National Hockey League commissioner
  • Jun 3 Billy Powell, American musician and keyboardist (Lynyrd Skynyrd-That Smell, Freebird), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2009)
  • Jun 3 David Richards, CBE, British motor racing entrepreneur
  • Jun 4 Carlene Watkins, American actress (Tough Enough), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jun 4 Parker Stevenson, actor (Falcon Crest, Stroker Ace), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 5 Carole Fredericks, American singer (Fredericks Goldman Jones), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2001)
  • Jun 5 Daniel Katzen, American classical musician
  • Jun 5 Mukesh Bhatt, Indian film producer (Vishesh Films), born in Mumbai, India
  • Jun 6 Yukihiro Yakahashi, rocker (Yellow Magic Orchestra)

Person of interestLiam Neeson

Jun 7 Liam Neeson, Irish-American actor (Schindler's List, Les Miserables), born in Ballymena, County Antrim

  • Jun 7 Hubert Auriol, French off-road motorcyclist and auto racer (Dakar Rally 1981, 83, 92), born in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia (d. 2021)
  • Jun 8 Lindka Cierach, fashion designer
  • Jun 8 Martin Taylor, CEO (Barclays Bank)
  • Jun 9 Uzi Hitman, Israeli singer (d. 2004)
  • Jun 11 Donnie Van Zant, American rock vocalist (.38 Special), born in Jacksonville, Florida

  • Jun 12 Dale Krantz, American singer (Rossington-Collins Band)
  • Jun 12 Oliver Knussen, British composer (Where the Wild Things Are, Chicara), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2018)
  • Jun 12 Siegfried Brietzke, German coxless rower (Olympic gold 1972, 76, 80), born in Rostock, Germany

Person of interestPete Farndon

Jun 12 Pete Farndon, English musician (The Pretenders), born in Hereford, England (d. 1983)

Musician Pete Farndon
Musician
Pete Farndon
  • Jun 12 Spencer Abraham, American politician, 10th United States Secretary of Energy, born in East Lansing, Michigan
  • Jun 13 Tony Bruno, American sports talk radio personality, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 13 Jean-Marie Dedecker, Belgian politician and former judoka, born in Nieuwpoort, Belgium
  • Jun 14 Eddie Mekka, American actor (Carmine-Laverne & Shirley), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Jun 14 Pat Summitt, American basketball coach (University of Tennessee), born in Clarksville, Tennessee (d. 2016)
  • Jun 14 Leon Wieseltier, American writer (Kaddish), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • Jun 15 Lorna Young, Scottish promoter of Fairtrade products, born in Dumfries, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • Jun 16 Aleksandr Zaitsev, USSR, pairs figure skating (Olympic gold 1976, 80)
  • Jun 16 Gino Vannelli, Canadian singer (Living Inside Myself), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jun 16 Rob Kloet, pop drummer/singer (Nits-In the Dutch Mountains)
  • Jun 16 George Papandreou, Greek politician and Prime Minister of Greece (2009-11), born in St Paul, Minnesota
  • Jun 17 Mike Milbury, American ice hockey player, coach and executive, born in Brighton, Massachusetts
  • Jun 18 Carol Kane, actress (Dog Day Afternoon, Simka-Taxi), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Person of interestIsabella Rossellini

Jun 18 Isabella Rossellini, Italian actress and model (Big Night, Blue Velvet), born in Rome, Italy

  • Jun 18 Rick Gazda, trumpet player (The Miami Horns)
  • Jun 19 Robert Ainsworth, British MP

Person of interestJohn Goodman

Jun 20 John Goodman, American actor (Dan Conner on Roseanne, Babe), born in St Louis, Missouri

  • Jun 20 Larry Riley, American actor (Harry-Stir Crazy, Knots Landing), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1992)
  • Jun 20 Vikram Seth, Indian poet and novelist (A Suitable Boy), born in Calcutta, India
  • Jun 21 Kôichi Mashimo, Japanese anime director (Bee Train Production), born in Tokyo
  • Jun 21 Marcella Detroit [Levy], American soprano vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter (Lay Down Sally), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 22 Graham Greene, Canadian actor
  • Jun 24 Stephen Pusey, British-born artist
  • Jun 25 Brian MacLeod, Canadian rock guitarist, keyboardist and vocalist (Chilliwack), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. 1992)
  • Jun 25 Tim Finn, New Zealand rocker (Split Enz, Crowded House, Puberty Blues), born in Te Awamutu, New Zealand
  • Jun 25 Radka Toneff, Norwegian jazz singer (It Don't Come Easy), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1982)
  • Jun 26 Gordon McQueen, Scottish soccer player (Manchester United), born in Kilbirnie, North Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Jun 27 Madan Kumar Bhandari, Nepalese politician (Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist)), born in Taplejung, Nepal (d. 1993)
  • Jun 28 Pietro Mennea, Italian runner (200m world record), born in Barletta, Apulia, Italy (d. 2013)
  • Jun 28 Alan Pasqua, American jazz and rock pianist, composer and educator (Standards; Twin Bill), born in New Jersey
  • Jun 29 Joe Johnson, English snooker player, born in Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • Jun 30 Athanassios S. Fokas, Greek mathematician, born in Cefalonia, Greece
  • Jun 30 David Garrison, American Broadway and television actor (Wicked), born in Long Branch, New Jersey

About June 1952

How Old? 68 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

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