On This Day

Famous Birthdays on June 18 (Part 2)

  • 1970 Arvind Swami, Indian actor (Thani Oruvan), born in Madras, India
  • 1971 Blair Pocock, cricketer (New Zealand opening batsman 1993)
  • 1971 Mara Hobel, American actress (Mommie Dearest), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971 Nathan Morris [Alex Vanderpool], rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971 Nigel Owens, Welsh rugby union referee (record holder for most Test matches refereed), born in Mynyddcerrig, Carmarthenshire
  • 1973 Alexandros Papadimitriou, Greek hammer thrower
  • 1973 Julie Depardieu, French actress, born in Paris, France
  • 1974 Bumper Robinson, American actor (Webster; A Different World; Flatland), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1974 Keith Poole, wide receiver (New Orleans Saints)
  • 1974 Vincenzo Montella, Italian footballer
  • 1975 Jeff Saturday, American football center (6 × Pro Bowl; First-team All-Pro 2005, 07; Super Bowl 2006; Indianapolis Colts) and sports analyst (ESPN), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1975 Aleksandrs Koliņko, Latvian footballer
  • 1975 Martin St. Louis, Canadian hockey player
  • 1975 Marie Gillain, Belgian actress
  • 1975 Jem [Jemma Griffiths], Welsh pop-rock, and "folktronica"singer-songwriter, born in Penarth, Wales
  • 1975 Jamel Debbouze, French actor and producer
  • 1976 Alana de la Garza, American actress
  • 1976 Witte Wartena, Dutch artist

Blake Shelton

1976 Blake Shelton, American country singer-songwriter ("Boys 'Round Here"; "God Gave Me You"; "Honey Bee"), and TV personality (The Voice), born in Ada, Oklahoma

  • 1978 Tara Platt, American actress and voice actress for Japanese anime films (Temari-Naruto), born in Fairfax, Virginia
  • 1980 Antonio Gates, American football player
  • 1980 Ivana Wong, Hong Kong singer and songwriter
  • 1980 Craig Mottram, Australian middle distance runner (World C'ship bronze 2005, only non-African runner to medal in event since 1987), born in Frankston, Victoria
  • 1980 David Giuntoli, American actor (Grimm; A Million Little Things), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1981 Teresa Cormack, New Zealand child murder victim (d. 1987)
  • 1981 Ella (Jiahua) Chen, member of the Taiwanese girl-group S.H.E
  • 1984 Janne Happonen, Finnish ski jumper, born in Kuopio, Finland
  • 1986 Richard Gasquet, French tennis player, born in Béziers, France

Richard Madden

1986 Richard Madden, Scottish actor (Games of Thrones, Cinderella), born in Elderslie, Scotland

  • 1989 Renee Olstead, American singer and actress
  • 1991 Willa Holland, American actress (Arrow), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1994 Takeoff [Kirsnick Ball], American rapper (Migos), born in Lawrenceville, Georgia
  • 2006 Countess Zaria of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg