On This Day

Famous Birthdays on June 21 (Part 2)

  • 1960 Kate Brown, American politician, Governor of Oregon (2015-), born in Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
  • 1961 Kip Winger, American rocker (Winger), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1961 Manu Chao, Spanish musician, born in Paris, France
  • 1961 Sascha Konietzko, German musician ( KMFDM), born in Hamburg, Germany

Joko Widodo

1961 Joko Widodo, Indonesian politician (President of Indonesia 2014-), born in Surakarta, Indonesia

  • 1962 Marc Copage, American actor (Corey Baker-Julia), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962 Viktor Tsoi, Russian musician (Kino), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union (d. 1990)
  • 1962 Takeshi Asami, Japanese racing driver
  • 1963 Jeff Musselman, American MLB player, born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania
  • 1963 Mike Sherrard, American NFL wide receiver (NY Giants), born in Oakland, Califiornia
  • 1964 Doug Savant, American actor (Matt Fielding-Melrose Place), born in Burbank, California
  • 1964 Kari Kennell, American actress (Eric's Revenge) and Playboy playmate (Feb, 1988), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1964 Sammi Davis-Voss, English actress (Hope & Glory), born in Kidderminster England
  • 1964 David Morrissey, British actor (State of Play, The Walking Dead), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1965 Michael Dolan, American actor (Hamburger Hill, Liberace), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1965 Lana [formally Larry] Wachowski, American film director (Matrix trilogy), born in Chicago Illinois
  • 1965 Yang Liwei, Chinese astronaut (Shenzhou 5), born in Suizhong County, Huludao, China
  • 1965 Saša Britvić, Croatian conductor (Croatian Baroque Ensemble, 1999-2015), and pedagogue, born in Zagreb, Yugoslavia (now Croatia) (d. 2015)
  • 1966 Rudi Bakhtiar, American journalist (CNN), born in Fresno, California
  • 1966 Mancow Muller, American radio personality, born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1966 Gretchen Carlson, American television commentator (Fox News) and 1989 Miss America, born in Anoka, Minnesota
  • 1967 Derrick Coleman, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1967 Michele Smith, Califon NJ, softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1967 Pierre Omidyar, Iranian-American billionaire (founded eBay), born in Paris, France
  • 1967 Jim Breuer, American comedian and actor, born in Valley Stream, New York
  • 1968 Brandon Douglas, American actor (Dr Quinn, Father's Homecoming), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1968 Darryl Shannon, Canadian NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres), born in Barrie, Ontario
  • 1968 Henry Newby, American NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks), born in Farrell, Pennsylvania
  • 1968 Alisyn Camerota, American journalist (CNN Newsroom), born in Shrewsbury, New Jersey
  • 1968 Sonique [Sonia Marina Clarke], British musician and DJ, born in London
  • 1968 (Reginald) "Jett" Pangan, Filipino Pinoy rock singer and guitarist (The Dawn), and actor, born in Manila, Philippines
  • 1969 Donovan Osborne, Amercian pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Roseville, California
  • 1969 Gabriella Paruzzi, Italian skier
  • 1969 Pat Sansone, American rock guitarist, and keyboard player (Wilco, since 2005 -"I Might"), born in Meriden, Mississippi
  • 1970 Brandon Moore, American NFL tackle (NE Patriots), born in Ardmore, Pennsylvania
  • 1970 John Roethlisberger, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Afton, Minnesota
  • 1970 Pete Rock, American rapper/producer, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1971 Dipendra of Nepal, King of Nepal who massacred his family and was King for 3 days while in a coma (2001) (d. 2001)
  • 1971 Nicole Stevenson, Australian backstroker (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1971 Tyrone Drakeford, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers)
  • 1971 Anette Olzon, Swedish singer, born in Katrineholm, Sweden
  • 1972 Tony Berti, American NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers), born in Rock Springs, Wyoming
  • 1972 Alon Hilu, Israeli writer, born in Jaffa, Israel
  • 1973 Juliette Lewis, American actress (Natural Born Killers, Cape Fear), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1973 Merlakia Jones, American WNBA player (Cleveland Rockers), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1973 Zuzana Čaputová, Slovakian politician and activist, President of Slovakia (2019-), born in Bratislava., Czechoslovakia
  • 1973 Frank Vogel, American basketball head coach (LA Lakers 2019, Indiana Pacers 2011-16; Orlando Magic 2016-18), born in Wildwood Crest, New Jersey
  • 1974 Rob Kelly, American football safety (New Orleans Saints), born in Mount Vernon, Ohio
  • 1974 Natasha Desborough, British radio personality, born in London, England
  • 1974 Craig Lowndes, Australian racing driver (V8 Supercar Champion), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1974 Neely Jenkins, American indie rocker (Tilley and the Wall), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1976 Mike Einziger, American rock guitarist and songwriter (Incubus), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1976 Nigel Lappin, Australian Rules Football defender (Brisbane Lions premiers 2001-03), born in Corowa, New South Wales
  • 1978 Cristiano Lupatelli, Italian footballer and coach, born in Perugia, Italy
  • 1978 Erica Durance, Canadian actress (Smallville), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1978 Dejan Ognjanović, Montenegrin football player
  • 1978 Matt Kuchar, American golfer (British Open 2017 runner-up), born in Winter Park, Florida

Chris Pratt

1979 Chris Pratt, American actor (Guardians of the Galaxy, Jurassic World,), born in Virginia, Minnesota

  • 1980 Sendy Rleal, Dominican baseball player
  • 1980 Richard Jefferson, American basketball player
  • 1981 Brandon Flowers, American singer and keyboardist (The Killers- "Mr. Brightside"; "Human"), born in Henderson, Nevada
  • 1981 Yann Danis, Canadian ice hockey player

Prince William

1982 Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, son of Prince Charles & Lady Diana, born in London, England

  • 1982 Jussie Smollett, American actor and singer (Empire), born in Santa Rosa, California

Edward Snowden

1983 Edward Snowden, American NSA contractor who leaked classified information, born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

  • 1984 Jujubee [Airline Inthyrath], American drag queen and TV performer (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1985 Anthony Morelli, American football player, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1985 Byron Schammer, Australian AFL footballer

Lana Del Rey

1985 Lana Del Rey [Elizabeth Grant], American singer-songwriter (Born to Die, Ultraviolence), and model (H&M), born in NYC, New York

  • 1985 Michelle Wolf, American comedian, born in Hershey, Pennsylvania
  • 1987 Dale Thomas, Australian AFL footballer, born in Victoria
  • 1987 Kim Ryeowook, Korean pop singer (Super Junior), born in Incheon, South Korea
  • 1987 Sebastian Prödl, Austrian footballer, born in Graz, Austria
  • 1987 Khatia Buniatishvili, French-Georgian concert pianist, born in Batumi, Georgia
  • 1991 Tyler Childers, American country, bluegrass and folk singer- songwriter (Purgatory; Long Violent History), born in Lawrence County, Kentucky
  • 1996 Scottie Scheffler, American golfer (12th to make 59 on PGA Tour 2020), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey