Famous Birthdays on June 27

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  • 1040 Ladislaus I, King of Hungary, born in Kingdom of Poland (d. 1095)
  • 1350 Manuel II Palaeologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425) (d. 1425)
  • 1462 Louis XII, the Just, King of France (1498-1515), born in Château de Blois, France (d. 1515)
  • 1550 Charles IX [Carl], King of France (1560-74), born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France (d. 1574)
  • 1615 Johann Paul Schor, German Baroque painter, born in Innsbruck, Austria (d. 1674)
  • 1696 William Pepperrell, British colonial soldier, born in Kittery, Maine (d. 1759)
  • 1717 Louis Guillaume Lemonnier, French botanist and contributor to the Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, born in Paris (d. 1799)
  • 1718 Wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1763)
  • 1745 Johann Nepomuk Went, Bohemian composer, born in Vinařice, Czech Republic (d. 1801)
  • 1787 Thomas Say, American naturalist and father of descriptive entomology, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1834)
  • 1789 Philipp Friedrich Silcher, German composer, born in Weinstadt, Germany (d. 1860)
  • 1805 Stephen Elvey, English composer, born in Canterbury, Kent, England (d. 1860)
  • 1806 Napoléon Coste, French guitarist and composer, born in Besançon, France (d. 1883)
  • 1809 François Certain Canrobert, French marshal and parliament member, born in Saint-Céré, France (d. 1895)
  • 1812 John Pike Hullah, English composer, born in Worcester (d. 1884)
  • 1819 Carl Albert Löschhorn, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1905)

  • 1821 August Conradi, German organist and composer, born in Berlin (d. 1873)
  • 1828 Junius Daniel, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Halifax, North Carolina (d. 1864)
  • 1833 Władysław Zaremba, Ukrainian composer, born in Dunajowce, Ukraine (d 1902)
  • 1838 Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Indian novelist (Anandamath), born in Naihati, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 1894)
  • 1838 Paul Mauser, German weapon designer, born in Oberndorf am Neckar, Kingdom of Württemberg (d. 1914)
  • 1846 Charles Stewart Parnell, English-Irish Home Rule Party leader, born in Avondale, County Wicklow, Ireland (d. 1891)
  • 1849 Harriet Hubbard Ayer, American cosmetics manufacturer and columnist, born in Chicago (d. 1903)
  • 1850 Ivan Vazov, Bulgarian poet, novelist and playwright (Under the Yoke), born in Sopot, Bulgaria (d. 1921)
  • 1850 Jacob Adolf Hägg, Swedish composer, born in Östergarn, Sweden (d. 1928)
  • 1850 Lafcadio Hearn, American author (Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan), born in Leucas, Greece (d. 1904)
  • 1850 Jørgen Pedersen Gram, Danish mathematician (Gram–Schmidt process), born in Duchy of Schleswig, Denmark (d. 1919)
  • 1859 Mildred J. Hill, American composer and musician (Happy Birthday To You), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1916)
  • 1862 May Irwin, Canadian comedienne and singer (Hot Time in the Old Town), born in Whitby, Ontario, Canada (d. 1938)
  • 1869 Emma Goldman, American anarchist and publisher (Mother Earth), born in Kovno, Lithuania, Russian Empire (d. 1940)
  • 1869 Kate Carew [Mary Williams], American caricaturist, born in Oakland, California (d. 1961)
  • 1869 Hans Spemann, German embryologist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1935), born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1941)

Person of interestPaul Laurence Dunbar

1872 Paul Laurence Dunbar, American poet and novelist (Oak & Ivory), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 1906)

  • 1878 Jean François van Royen, Dutch bibliophile, secretary-general of PTT, born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 1942)

Person of interestHelen Keller

1880 Helen Keller, American political activist, author (The Story of My Life) and lecturer, who was the 1st deaf-blind person to earn a BA, born in Tuscumbia, Alabama (d. 1968)

Author Helen Keller
Author
Helen Keller
  • 1882 Eduard Spranger, German psychologist and educator, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1963)
  • 1884 Forrester Harvey, Irish actor (Rebecca, Tarzan, Chump at Oxford), born in Cork, Ireland (d. 1945)
  • 1884 Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher (La psychanalyse du feu), born in Bar-sur-Aube, France (d. 1962)
  • 1885 Artúr Harmat, Hungarian composer, born in Bojná, Hungary (d. 1962)
  • 1886 Charles Macartney, Australian cricketer (Governor-General), born in West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1958)
  • 1888 Antoinette Perry, American actress and theater director, born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1946)

  • 1888 Lewis Bernstein Namier, English historian, born in Wola Okrzejska, Poland (d. 1960)
  • 1889 Alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1967)
  • 1889 Moroni Olsen, American actor (Annie Oakley, Black Gold, Snow White), born in Ogden, Utah (d. 1954)
  • 1892 Paul Colin, French poster designer, born in Nancy, France (d. 1985)
  • 1896 Franciscus J. Feron, vicaris-general of Roermond (d. 1958)
  • 1898 Ajla Rachmanova, Russian-Austrian author (Students), born in Kasli, Russia (d. 1991)
  • 1898 Tibor Harsányi, Hungarian composer, born in Magyarkanizsa, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1954)
  • 1899 Juan Trippe, American airline pioneer and entrepreneur (Pan Am founder), born in Sea Bright, New Jersey (d. 1981)
  • 1900 Otto Passman, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana (1947-77), born in Franklinton, Washington Parish Louisiana (d. 1988)
  • 1905 Ruby Middleton Forsythe, African-American teacher (50 years in 1 room school in SC), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1992)
  • 1906 Catherine Cookson, English novelist (Bannaman Legacy), born in Jarrow, Durham, England (d. 1998)
  • 1906 Vernon Watkins, Welsh poet (Ballad of Mari Lwyd), born in Maesteg, Wales (d. 1967)
  • 1907 John McIntire, American actor (Naked City, Wagon Train, Virginian), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 1991)
  • 1907 Valerie Cossart, British actress (Hartmans), born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • 1908 Hans de Jong, musician and conductor (De Damrakkertjes) (d. 1994)
  • 1908 David Davis, British radio broadcaster (BBC Children's Hour), born in Malvern, Worcestershire, England (d. 1996)
  • 1908 João Guimarães Rosa, Brazilian writer (The Devil to Pay in the Backlands), born in Cordisburgo, Brazil (d. 1967)
  • 1910 Karel Reiner, Czech composer, born in Žatec, Bohemia (d. 1979)
  • 1911 Alfred Scott Witherbee Jr., American 3 year old who drowned on Lusitania (d. 1915)
  • 1911 V. K. Narayana Menon, Indian classical dance scholar, born in Kerala, India (d. 1997)
  • 1912 Audrey Christie, American actress (Splendor in the Grass, Fair Exchange), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1989)
  • 1913 Willie Mosconi, American world champion pool player (1941-57), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993)
  • 1914 Alexander Pola [Abraham Polak], Dutch actor and writer (Cassata), born in Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • 1914 Giorgio Almirante, Italian fascist (member of parliament (1948-87)), born in Salsomaggiore Terme, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (d. 1988)
  • 1914 Robert Aickman, English writer and conservationist (co-founding the Inland Waterways Association), born in London (d. 1981)
  • 1915 Hendrik W van Leeuwen, Dutch musician (d. 1995)
  • 1916 Arthur Walter Lucas, first Chief Restorer of the National Gallery, London, born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1916 Hallvard Olav Johnsen, Norwegian composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 2003)
  • 1917 K M Rangnekar, cricketer (batted in 3 Tests India v Australia 1947-48)
  • 1917 Ron Hayward, English politician, General Secretary of the Labour Party, born in Chipping Sodbury, Oxfordshire (d. 1996)
  • 1918 Adolph Kiefer, American swimmer (Olympic gold 100m backstroke 1936), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • 1920 I. A. L. Diamond, Hollywood screenwriter (1960 Acad Award-Apartment), born in Ungheni, Basarabia (d. 1988)
  • 1921 G. M. J. Veldkamp, Dutch politician (CDA), born in Breda, Netherlands (d. 1990)
  • 1921 Muriel Pavlow, British actress (Murder, She Said, Reach for the Sky), born in Lewisham, South East London
  • 1922 George Theophilus Walker, African-American pianist, composer and teacher (Lilacs; In Praise Of Folly), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2018)
  • 1922 Herbert Ziergiebel, German writer, born in Nordhorn, Germany (d. 1988)
  • 1924 Paul Conrad, American cartoonist (Pulitzer 1964, 71, 84), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (d. 2010)
  • 1924 Bob Appleyard, English cricketer (superb England off-spinner, brief career), born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 2015)
  • 1924 Efua Sutherland, Ghanaian writer (Nyamekye), born in Cape Coast, Ghana (d. 1996)
  • 1925 Doc Pomus [Jerome Solon Felder], American blues singer and songwriter (Save the Last Dance for Me), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1927 David Hobman, English human right activist and director (Age Concern England) (d. 2003)
  • 1927 Bob Keeshan, American actor (Captain Kangaroo), born in Lynbrook, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1927 Robert Casey, American actor (Henry-Aldrich Family Show, What to Do on a Date), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1928 Rudy Perpich, American politician, 34th & 36th Governor of Minnesota, born in Carson Lake, Minnesota (d. 1995)
  • 1929 Dick the Bruiser [William Fritz Afflis], American professional wrestler, born in Delphi, Indiana (d. 1991)
  • 1930 Ross Perot, American billionaire and presidental candidate (1992, 1996), born in Texarkana, Texas
  • 1930 Tommy [Tamio] Kono, American weightlifter (Olympic gold 1952, 60), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2016)
  • 1931 Alojz Srebotnjak, Slovenian composer, born in Postojna, Slovenia (d. 2010)
  • 1931 Charles Bronfman, Canadian-American CEO (Seagrams, Montreal Expos) and philanthropist, born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • 1931 Ryszard Kwiatkowski, Polish composer, born in Jaranów, Włocławek, Poland
  • 1932 Hugh Wood, British composer, born in Parbold, Lancashire
  • 1932 Joachim Wohlgemuth, German writer, born in Prenzlau, Germany (d. 1996)
  • 1932 Anna Moffo, American soprano (Adventurers), born in Wayne, Pennsylvania (d. 2006)
  • 1932 Eddie Kasko, American Major League baseball player, born in Linden, New Jersey
  • 1932 Magali Noël [Guiffray], French actress and singer, born in Izmir, Turkey (d. 2015)
  • 1935 Laurent Terzieff, French actor (Head Over Heels, Milky Way), born in Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France (d. 2010)
  • 1935 Eduard Pavlovich Kugno, Russian cosmonaut, born in Poltava, Ukraine (d. 1994)
  • 1935 Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor, born in San Juan, Rizal, Philippines (d. 2007)
  • 1936 John Shalikashvili, Polish-American general (NATO), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2011)
  • 1936 Lucille Clifton, American poet (Two-Headed Woman), born in Depew, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1937 Joseph P. Allen, American NASA astronaut (STS-5, STS 51A), born in Crawfordsville, Indiana
  • 1938 Bruce Babbitt, American attorney and politician (47th United States Secretary of the Interior), born in Flagstaff, Arizona
  • 1938 Gordon Rorke, Australian cricketer (Australian quickie, 4 Tests at end of 50's), born in Mosman, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1938 Shirley Anne Field, English actress (Beat Girl, Kings of the Sun), born in Forest Gate, London
  • 1938 Kathryn Beaumont, British voice actress (Alice-Alice in Wonderland), born in London
  • 1938 Tommy Cannon [Tommy Derbyshire], English comedian and singer (Cannon and Ball), born in Oldham, Lancashire, England
  • 1939 Neil Hawke, Australian cricketer (Aust pace bowler & late-order bat in 60s), born in Cheltenham, Adelaide, Australia (d. 2000)
  • 1939 R. D. Burman, Indian film score composer (1942: A Love Story), born in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 1994)
  • 1941 James P. Hogan, British sci-fi author (Giants' Star), born in London (d. 2010)
  • 1941 Krzysztof Kieślowski, Polish film director (The Double Life of Veronique), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1996)

  • 1942 Bruce Arthur Johnston [Benjamin Baldwin], American singer, songwriter, and record producer (The Beach Boys), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • 1942 Frank Mills, Canadian pianist, composer and arranger (Music Box Dancer), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1942 John Howard McGuire, American composer, born in Artesia, California
  • 1943 Rico Petrocelli, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943 Kjersti Døvigen, Norwegian actress (Offshore), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1944 Kees [Cornelis Johannes] Ouwens, Dutch writer and poet (Intimate Acts), born in Zeist, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • 1944 Patrick Sercu, Belgian cyclist, 1K time trial (Olympic gold 1964), born in Roeselare, West Flanders, Belgium
  • 1945 Catherine Lacoste, French golfer (US Women's Open 1967), born in Paris, France
  • 1945 John M. Veitch, American Hall of Fame Thoroughbred horse trainer, born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1945 Norma Kamali, American dress designer (Costumes for the Wiz), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945 Omar Badsha, South African photographer, trade unionist and political activist, born in Durban, South Africa
  • 1946 Daria Semegen, American composer, born in Bamberg, Germany
  • 1946 Janice Giteck, American composer (Thunder, Like a White Bear Dancing), born in New York
  • 1946 Sally Priesand, 1st U.S. woman rabbi, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1947 Francisca "Cisca" Beaudoux, actress (2 Under a Cap)
  • 1948 Angel Penna Jr., horse trainer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1948 Camile Baudoin, American musician, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1949 Vera Wang, American fashion designer (Vera Wang Fashions), born in New York City
  • 1950 Benjamin Peterson, American heavyweight boxer (Olympic gold 1972), born in Barron County, Wisconsin
  • 1951 Julia Duffy [Julia Margaret Hinds], American actress (Newhart, Baby Talk), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1951 Sidney M. Gutierrez, Mjr USAF and NASA astronaut (STS 40, 59), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1951 Ulf Andersson, Swedish International Chess Grandmaster (1972), born in Västerås, Sweden
  • 1951 Mary McAleese, 8th President of Ireland (1997-2011), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1952 Madan Kumar Bhandari, Nepalese politician (Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist)), born in Taplejung, Nepal (d. 1993)
  • 1953 Kent Bostick, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics-84, 96), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1955 Frank de Grave [Franciscus Hendrikus Gerardus de Grave], Dutch politician (VVD), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1955 Isabelle Adjani, French actress (Story of Adele H, Driver, Ishtar), born in Paris, France
  • 1956 Jeff Odintz, American horse trainer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1956 Brad Childress, American football coach, born in Aurora, Illinois
  • 1956 Ted Haggard, American evangelical preacher (New Life Church, Colorado), born in Yorktown, Indiana
  • 1958 Jeffrey Lee Pierce, American singer and songwriter (The Gun Club), born in Montebello, California (d. 1996)
  • 1958 Robert Newman, American actor (Joshua Lewis-Guiding Light), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958 Magnus Lindberg, Finnish composer, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1958 Lisa Germano, American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (Geek the Girl), born in Mishawaka, Indiana
  • 1959 Lorrie Morgan, American country singer (Out of Your Shoes), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1959 Dan Jurgens, American comic book writer (The Death of Superman), born in Ortonville, Minnesota
  • 1959 Khadja Nin, Burundian singer (Sambolera), born in Burundi

Person of interestJanusz Kamiński

1959 Janusz Kamiński, Polish cinematographer (Schindler's List), born in Ziębice, Poland

Cinematographer Janusz Kamiński
Cinematographer
Janusz Kamiński
  • 1960 David Cholmondeley, 7th marquess of Cholmondeley, English large landowner and millionaire, born in Cholmondeley Castle, Malpas, Cheshire, England
  • 1960 Brian Dillinger, actor (Brighton Beach Memoirs), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1960 Jim Nussle, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa (2003-07), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1961 Tim Whitnall, English actor (Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story), born in Canvey Island, Essex, England
  • 1961 Meera Syal, British-Indian comedienne and actress (Goodness Gracious Me), born in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England
  • 1962 Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Chinese actor (In the Mood for Love), born in Hong Kong
  • 1963 Stephen Peterson, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1963 Paul Roos, Australian rules footballer, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1963 Johnny Benson Jr., American NASCAR driver, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1964 Chuck Person, American NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Brantley, Alabama
  • 1964 Stephan Brenninkmeijer, Dutch film producer and director, born in Doorwerth, Netherlands
  • 1966 Jason Patric, American actor (Lost Boys, Solar Babies), born in NYC, New York
  • 1966 Jeff Conine, American MLB outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1966 Mercedes Paz, Argentine tennis star (1990 Strasbourg), born in Tucumán, Argentina
  • 1966 Rob Harbison, American 3x40 rifle shooter (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Fallston, Maryland

Person of interestJ. J. Abrams

1966 J. J. Abrams, American writer, producer and director (Lost, Star Wars: the Force Awakens), born in NYC, New York

Director, Producer and Writer J. J. Abrams
Director, Producer and Writer
J. J. Abrams
  • 1966 Giambattista Valli, Italian fashion designer, born in Rome, Italy
  • 1967 Lester Archambeau, American NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons), born in Montville, New Jersey
  • 1967 Michelle Torres, American tennis star, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1968 Pascale Bussières, French-Canadian actress (Blanche), born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • 1969 Mark Telerico, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 S Florida), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1970 Petra Langrová, tennis star (1995 Palermo doubles), born in Prostějov, Czechoslovakia
  • 1970 Ricardo Jordan, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Boynton Beach, Florida
  • 1970 Jim Edmonds, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Fullerton, California
  • 1971 Brant Boyer, American football linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1971 Jimmy Kemp, American CFL quarterback (Edmonton Eskimos), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1971 Yancey Arias, American actor (Kingpin, Thief), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971 Jo Frost, British television personality (Supernanny), born in London, England
  • 1973 Heath Irwin, American football guard (New England Patriots), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • 1973 Jennifer Brundage, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Orange, California
  • 1973 Wendell Davis, American football cornerback (Dallas Cowboys), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • 1974 Juran Bolden, American NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1974 Christian Kane, American actor (Leverage, The Librarians), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1975 Porter Collins, American rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1975 Sarah Evanetz, 100m butterfly (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Person of interestTobey Maguire

1975 Tobey Maguire, American actor (Spider-Man, The Great Gatsby), born in Santa Monica, California

  • 1975 Daryle Ward, American baseball player (Houston Astros), born in Lynwood, California
  • 1975 Ace Darling [Michael Maraldo], American professional wrestler, born in Wildwood, New Jersey
  • 1975 Bianca del Rio [Roy Haylock], American drag queen , comedian, actor and costume designer (RuPaul's Drag Race season 6 winner), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1976 Johnny Estrada, American baseball player, born in Hayward, California
  • 1977 Arkadiusz Radomski, Polish footballer (Veendam), born in Gniezno, Poland
  • 1977 Raúl, Spanish footballer (Real Madrid), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1978 Lolly [Anna Shantha Kumble], British singer (Viva la Radio), born in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England
  • 1979 John Warne, American musician (Relient K; Ace Troubleshooter), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1979 Kim Gyu-ri, South Korean actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1979 Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer (52 Tuesdays), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1980 Kevin Pietersen, English cricketer, born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • 1980 Craig Terrill, American football player, born in Lebanon, Indiana
  • 1983 Alsou, Russian singer (Solo), born in Bugulma, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
  • 1983 Dale Steyn, South African cricketer, born in Phalaborwa, South Africa
  • 1983 Evan Taubenfeld, American musician (Welcome to the Blacklist Club), born in Baltimore, Maryland