On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1955

  • Jun 1 Chiyonofuji Mitsugu, Japanese sumo wrestler (31 tournament c'ships; Kyushu Tournament 1981-88), born in Fukushima, Japan (d. 2016)
  • Jun 1 Lorraine Moller, New Zealand athlete (Olympic bronze marathon 1996; Boston Marathon 1984; Osaka Ladies Marathon 1986, 87, 89), born in Putaruru, New Zealand
  • Jun 1 Ralph Morse, British actor, singer and writer of historical dramas
  • Jun 2 Gary Grimes, American actor (Summer of '42, Class of '44), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 2 Dana Carvey, comedian (SNL, Garth-Wayne's World), born in Missoula, Montana
  • Jun 2 Chantal Hochuli, Swiss-born socialite
  • Jun 4 Paul Stewart, British writer (The Edge Chronicles, Far Flung Adventures), born in London, England
  • Jun 4 Mary Testa, American stage actress (On The Town), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 5 Edino Nazareth Filho, Brazilian football player
  • Jun 6 Sandra Bernhard, American actress and comedian (King of Comedy, Nancy on Roseanne), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Jun 7 Bill Koch, American skier, born in Brattleboro, Vermont
  • Jun 7 Joey Scarbury, American singer (Greatest American Hero), born in Ontario, California
  • Jun 7 William Forsythe, American actor (Raising Arizona, Once Upon a Time in America), born in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
  • Jun 8 Griffin Dunne, actor (American Werewolf in London, Who's That Girl)
  • Jun 8 James Jonathan Sylvers, rocker

Person of interestTim Berners-Lee

Jun 8 Tim Berners-Lee, English inventor (World Wide Web), born in London, England

Computer Scientist Tim Berners-Lee
Computer Scientist
Tim Berners-Lee

  • Jun 8 Greg Ginn, American guitarist (Black Flag)
  • Jun 10 Andrew Stevens, actor (Seduction, Boys in Company C, Fury), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jun 11 Tony Allcock, English bowls player (World Singles Champion (1986-87, 2002), born in Leicestershire
  • Jun 11 Yuriy Sedykh, Soviet hammer thrower (Olympic Gold 1976, 80), born in Novocherkassk, Rostov Oblast, Russia
  • Jun 13 Alan Hansen, Scottish soccer defender (26 caps; Liverpool 434 games) and broadcaster (BBC Match of the Day), born in Sauchie, Scotland
  • Jun 14 Kim Lankford, American actress (Gingers-Knots Landing), born in Montebello, California
  • Jun 14 Larry Burrows, fictional character (Mr Destiny)
  • Jun 14 Vince Evans, American football quarterback (USC; MVP Rose Bowl 1977; NFL: Chicago Bears, LA / Oakland Raiders), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Jun 14 Michael D. Duvall, American politician (Member of the California State Assembly from the 72nd district), born in Alameda County, California
  • Jun 14 Paul O'Grady, English TV presenter, comedian and drag queen (Lily Savage), born in Tranmere, England
  • Jun 15 Julie Hagerty, American actress (Airplane, Princesses), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jun 15 Sally E Silverstone, Walthamstow England, Co-Captain (Biosphere 2)
  • Jun 15 Polly Draper, American actress (Thirtysomething, Side Effects), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Jun 16 Tree Rollins, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Winter Haven, Florida
  • Jun 16 Laurie Metcalf, American actress (Roseanne, Ladybird), born in Carbonville, Illinois
  • Jun 16 Simon Bailey, priest, 1st British priest to say he had AIDS, born in Halifax, West Yorkshire (d. 1995)
  • Jun 17 Gail Jones, Australian author (Dreams of Speaking), born in Harvey, Western Australia
  • Jun 21 David Marshall Grant, American actor (Legs, French Postcards), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • Jun 21 Leigh McCloskey, American actor (Dallas, Executive Suite, Gen Hosp), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 21 Michel Platini, French footballer, born in Jœuf, France

  • Jun 23 Pierre Corbeil, Canadian politician
  • Jun 23 Glenn Danzig, American musician (The Misfits, Samhain, Danzig), born in Lodi, New Jersey
  • Jun 23 Maggie Greenwald, American film director and writer
  • Jun 23 Jean Tigana, French footballer
  • Jun 24 Loren Roberts, American golfer (British Senior Open 2006, 09; US Open 1994 runner-up), born in San Luis Obispo, California
  • Jun 24 Gurumayi Chidvilasananda, Guru of Siddha Yoga
  • Jun 24 Betsy Randle, American actress
  • Jun 25 Michael Sabatino, American actor (Days of Our Life, Bold & Beautiful), born in Venice, California
  • Jun 26 Mick Jones, English rock vocalist and guitarist (The Clash-Havana 3 AM), born in London, England
  • Jun 27 Frank de Grave [Franciscus Hendrikus Gerardus de Grave], Dutch politician (VVD), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jun 27 Isabelle Adjani, French actress (Story of Adele H, Driver, Ishtar), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 28 Nikolay Zimyatov, Soviet-Russian nordic skier (Olympic-3 golds-1976), born in Moscow
  • Jun 28 Shirley Cheriton, English actress (Debbie Wilkins-EastEnders), born in London
  • Jun 28 Eric Gates, English football player, born in Ferryhill, County Durham, England
  • Jun 28 Thomas Hampson, American lyric baritone, born in Elkhart, Indiana
  • Jun 29 Charles J. Precourt, American NASA astronaut (STS 55, 71, 84, sk:91), born in Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Jun 29 Terence M. O'Sullivan, American labor union activist who is president of the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA), born in San Francisco, California

About June 1955

How Old? 65 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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