Famous Birthdays on June 7

  • 1082 Huizong, 8th Emperor of Song Dynasty of China (d. 1135)
  • 1502 John III, King of Portugal and the Algarves (1521-57), born in the Palace of Alcáçova, Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1557)
  • 1529 Étienne Pasquier, French lawyer and man of letters, born in Paris (d. 1615)
  • 1619 Paulus Voet, Dutch jurist and historian, born in Heusden, Netherlands (d. 1667)
  • 1730 Georg von Pasterwiz, Austrian composer, born in Passau, Germany (d. 1803)
  • 1736 Karl Frieberth, Austrian composer, born in Wullersdorf, Austria (d. 1816)
  • 1761 John Rennie, Scottish engineer, born in East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland (d. 1821)

Person of interestRobert Jenkinson

1770 Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Tory: 1812-27), born in London (d. 1828)

British Prime Minister Robert Jenkinson
British Prime Minister
Robert Jenkinson
  • 1778 Beau [George Bryan] Brummel, English dandy, born in London, England (d. 1840)
  • 1811 James Young Simpson, Scottish obstetrician who popularized chloroform for medicinal use, born in Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland (d. 1870)
  • 1812 Theophilus Toulmin Garrard, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Clay County, Kentucky (d. 1902)
  • 1825 R. D. Blackmore, English novelist (Norie, Lorna Doone), born in Longworth, Berkshire, England (d. 1900)
  • 1831 Amelia Edwards, English author (The Phantom Coach) and Egyptologist, born in London (d. 1892)
  • 1833 Alexander Ritter, German composer, born in Narva, Estonia (d. 1896)
  • 1837 Alois Hitler, father of Adolf Hitler, born in Strones, Waldviertel, Austrian Empire (d. 1903)
  • 1840 Carlota of Mexico, princess of Belgium and empress consort of Mexico (1864-67), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1927)

Person of interestSusan Blow

1843 Susan Blow, American educator who pioneered kindergarten education and was known as the "Mother of the Kindergarten", born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1916)

Educator and Kindergarten Director Susan Blow
Educator and Kindergarten Director
Susan Blow
  • 1845 Leopold von Auer, Hungarian-American violinist, born in Veszprém, Hungary (d. 1930)
  • 1846 Władysław Górski, Polish violinist, composer and teacher, born in Warsaw, Poland(d. 1915)

Person of interestPaul Gauguin

1848 Paul Gauguin [Eugene Henri], French post-impressionist painter who worked in French Polynesia, born in Paris (d. 1903)

Painter and Sculptor Paul Gauguin
Painter and Sculptor
Paul Gauguin
  • 1862 Philipp Lenard, Austrian physicist (Nobel 1905), born in Pozsony, Austria-Hungary (d. 1947)
  • 1867 Luigi Maurizio Tedeschi, Italian composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1944)
  • 1868 Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scottish architect, designer, and illustrator, born in Townhead, Glasgow (d. 1928)
  • 1873 Landon Ronald, British composer, pianist and teacher (Guildhall School of Music), born in Kensington, London (d. 1938)
  • 1874 Theodor Streicher, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1940)
  • 1877 Charles Glover Barkla, English physicist (1917 Nobel Prize for Physics for X-ray scattering), born in Widnes, England (d. 1944)
  • 1879 Knud J. V. Rasmussen, Danish pole explorer (Thule), born in Jakobshavn, North Greenland, Kingdom of Denmark (d. 1933)
  • 1879 Joan Voûte, Dutch astronomer, born in Madioen, Java (d. 1963)
  • 1883 Sylvanus Morley, American archaeologist and spy, born in Chester, Pennsylvania (d. 1948)
  • 1884 Julius P. Hoste, Belgium minister and daily newspaper publisher (Last News), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1954)
  • 1885 Percy Brier, Australian composer, born in North Pine, Queensland (d. 1970)
  • 1886 Henri Coandă, Romanian aerodynamics pioneer, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1972)
  • 1887 William Walraven, Dutch journalist and writer (Indian Daily) (d. 1943)
  • 1891 Athos Palma, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1951)
  • 1891 Koos [Jacobus Jan] Vorrink, Dutch politician and socialist (SDAP/AJC/PvdA), born in Vlaardingen, Zuid, Holland, Netherlands (d. 1955)
  • 1896 Robert S. Mulliken, American chemist and physicist (Nobel 1966), born in Newburyport, Massachusetts (d. 1986)
  • 1896 Vivien Kellems, American industrialist, who battled the Federal tax system as discriminatory against single people, born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1975)
  • 1896 Imre Nagy, Prime Minister of Hungary (1953-56), born in Kaposvár, Hungary (d. 1958)
  • 1896 Douglas Campbell, American aviator and World War I flying ace, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1990)
  • 1897 George Szell, Hungarian-born American conductor (Cleveland Orchestra, 1946-70), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1970)
  • 1899 Elizabeth Bowen, Anglo-Irish novelist (The Death of the Heart, Encounters), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1973)
  • 1900 Jan Engelman, Dutch poet, translator and critic (Garden of Eros), born in Utrecht, the Netherlands (d. 1972)
  • 1902 Herman B. Wells, president and chancellor of Indiana University, born in Jamestown, Indiana (d. 2000)

Person of interestJessica Tandy

1909 Jessica Tandy, British actress (Birds, Cocoon, Batteries Not Included), born in London, England (d. 1994)

Actress Jessica Tandy
Actress
Jessica Tandy
  • 1909 Peter W. Rodino, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey (1949-89), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • 1909 Virginia Apgar, American physician and childbirth specialist, born in Westfield, New Jersey (d. 1974)
  • 1910 Bradford Washburn, American explorer and cartographer, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2007)
  • 1910 Marion Post Wolcott, American photographer during the Great Depression, born in Montclair, New Jersey (d. 1990)
  • 1911 Franz Reizenstein, German-British composer, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1968)
  • 1911 Silas Roy Crain, American singer, Founder of Soul Stirrers Gospel Quartet, born in Augustine, Texas (d. 1996)
  • 1911 Brooks Stevens, American automotive designer, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1995)

  • 1913 Anthony David Machell Cox, medievalist
  • 1917 Gwendolyn Brooks, American poet (Bean Eaters, Annie Allen, Pulitzer 1950), born in Topeka, Kansas (d. 2000)
  • 1917 Dean Martin [Dino Paul Crocetti], American singer and actor (Martin and Lewis, The Dean Martin Show), born in Steubenville, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • 1920 Georges Marchais, French political leader (French Communist Party), born in La Hoguette, France (d. 1997)
  • 1921 Tal Farlow, American jazz guitarist, born in Greensboro, North Carolina (d. 1998)
  • 1922 Hubert Du Plessis, South African pianist and composer, born in Groenrivier, Malmesbury (d. 2011)
  • 1922 Leo Reise Jr., Canadian ice hockey player, born in Stoney Creek, Ontario (d. 2015)
  • 1923 Giorgio Belladonna, Italian bridge champion, born in Rome (d. 1995)
  • 1923 Jules Deschênes, Canadian Quebec Superior Court judge, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2000)
  • 1924 Dolores Gray [Sylvia Dolores Finkelstein], American singer and actress (Designing Woman, Kismet), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • 1926 Dick Williams, American singer and choral director (Andy Williams Show), born in Wall Lake, Iowa (d. 2018)
  • 1927 Martin Carter, Guyanese poet and political activist, born in Georgetown, Guyana (d. 1997)
  • 1927 Charles de Tornaco, Belgian racing driver, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1953)
  • 1928 Anthony Nicholas Maria Wahl, American historian, born in New York (d. 1996)
  • 1928 Charles Louis Strouse, American composer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1928 Dave Bowen, Welsh footballer, born in Maesteg, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 1995)
  • 1928 David Malcolm Lewis, English historian, expert in Greek Epigraphy, born in London (d. 1994)
  • 1928 James Ivory, American producer, director and screenwriter (Howard's End, Remains of the Day), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1928 Reg Park, British bodybuilder (Mr Universe 1951, 58, 65), born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England (d. 2007)
  • 1928 James Jude, American thoracic surgeon (developed CPR), born in Maple Lake, Minnesota (d. 2015)

Person of interestJohn Turner

1929 John Turner, 17th Prime Minister of Canada (1984), born in Richmond, England

17th Prime Minister of Canada John Turner
17th Prime Minister of Canada
John Turner
  • 1930 Ian Leggat, New Zealand cricketer (1 Test v South Africa 1953-54 without distinction), born in Invercargill, New Zealand
  • 1930 Hilderaldo Bellini, Brazilian footballer (World Cup 1958, 1952, 51 caps), born in Itapira, Brazil (d. 2014)
  • 1931 Henry Weinberg, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1931 Lang Jeffries, Canadian actor (Skip-Rescue 8), born in Ontario, Canada (d. 1987)
  • 1931 Virginia McKenna, British actress (Born Free, Chosen, Lions are Free, Simba), born in Marylebone, London
  • 1931 Malcolm Morley, English-American painter, born in London (d. 2018)
  • 1933 Henk Koning, Dutch State Secretary of Finances (VVD), born in Beilen, Netherlands (d. 2016)
  • 1933 Herb Score, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Rosedale, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1934 Philippe Entremont, French pianist and conductor (Vienna Chamber Orchestra), born in Reims, France
  • 1934 Samuel Lipman, American pianist and music critic, born in Los Gatos, California (d. 1994)
  • 1935 Harry Crews, American writer and actor (Indian Runner), born in Alma, Georgia (d. 2012)
  • 1935 Thomas Kailath, American electrical engineer, born in Pune, Maharashtra, India
  • 1937 Neeme Järvi, Estonian-American conductor, born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • 1937 Bert sugar, American sports writer (Sting like a Bee), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2012)
  • 1938 Judy Ann Scott-Fox, literary agent, born in Devon, England (d. 1994)

Person of interestTom Jones

1940 Tom Jones [Thomas John Woodward], Welsh singer (What's New Pussycat), born in Pontypridd, Wales

Singer Tom Jones
Singer
Tom Jones
  • 1941 Jaime Laredo, violinist (Qn Elisabeth of Belgium prize 1959), born in Cochabamba, Bolivia
  • 1941 Tony Ray-Jones, British photographer, born in Wells (d. 1972)

Person of interestMuammar Gaddafi

1942 Muammar Gaddafi, Libyan revolutionary, politician, and political theorist, born in Qasr Abu Hadi, Libya

Libyan Revolutionary and Authoritarian Leader Muammar Gaddafi
Libyan Revolutionary and Authoritarian Leader
Muammar Gaddafi
  • 1943 Ken Osmond, American actor (Eddie Haskel-Leave it To Beaver), born in Glendale, California
  • 1943 Mel Levine, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1983-93), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943 Nikki Giovanni, American poet (LHJ Woman of the Year 1973), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1944 Clarence White, American guitarist (Byrds-Turn! Turn! Turn!), born in Lewiston, Maine (d. 1973)
  • 1945 Wolfgang Schüssel, Austrian People's Party politician, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1946 Jenny Jones [Janina Stronski], Canadian comedienne (Jenny Jones Show), born in Bethlehem, Palestine
  • 1946 Terry Gale, Australian professioanal golfer, born in Yelbeni, Australia
  • 1946 Micky Jones, Welsh rock guitarist (Man), born in Merthyr Tydfil (d. 2010)
  • 1947 Thurman Munson, American baseball catcher and captain (NY Yankees), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1979)
  • 1949 Jack Ryland, rock vocalist (Three Dog Night)
  • 1950 Gary Graham, American actor (Alien Nation, Star Trek: Enterprise), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1951 Anne Twomey, American actress (Secret, Deadly Friend, Imagemaker), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Person of interestLiam Neeson

1952 Liam Neeson, Irish-American actor (Schindler's List, Les Miserables), born in Ballymena, County Antrim

  • 1953 Johnny Clegg, South African musician "The White Zulu", born in Bacup, Lancashire
  • 1953 Dougie Donnelly, Scottish television broadcaster, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1954 Lui Passaglia, CFL place kicker (BC Lions), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1954 Louise Erdrich, American author (Love Medicine, The Bingo Palace), born in Little Falls, Minnesota
  • 1955 Bill Koch, American skier, born in Brattleboro, Vermont
  • 1955 Joey Scarbury, American singer (Greatest American Hero), born in Ontario, California
  • 1955 William Forsythe, American actor (Raising Arizona, Once Upon a Time in America), born in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
  • 1956 Robert Dover, American equestrian dressage (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1957 Neal Radford, cricketer (Zambia England pace bowler in 3 Tests 1986-88)
  • 1957 Juan Luis Guerra, Dominican musician
  • 1957 Ruth Anderson, Welsh rug hooker famous for her folk rugs
  • 1958 Christopher Marcantel, actor (Chip-Nurse, Loving), born in Smithtown, New York
  • 1958 Francesca Thyssen, Swiss art collector, born in Lausanne, Switzerland

Person of interestPrince (Rogers Nelson)

1958 Prince [Rogers Nelson], American singer-songwriter and musician (1999, Purple Rain), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016)

  • 1958 Phillipe Boccara, US sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Le Mans, France
  • 1958 Surakiart Sathirathai, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand

Person of interestMike Pence

1959 Mike Pence, 48th Vice President of the United States (Republican: 2017-) and Governor of Indiana (2013-16), born in Columbus, Indiana

48th Vice President of the United States Mike Pence
48th Vice President of the United States
Mike Pence
  • 1960 Bill Prady, American television producer
  • 1961 Dave Catching, American musician
  • 1962 Janice Lawrence Braxton, WNBA center (Cleve Rockers, Olym-gold-1984)
  • 1962 Paddy McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)
  • 1962 Takuya Kurosawa, Japanese racing driver
  • 1962 Michael Cartellone, American drummer (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • 1963 Steven David Rintoul, Bowral Australia, PGA golfer (1994 Buick-2nd)
  • 1963 Roberto Alagna, French tenor
  • 1963 Gordon Gano, American musician (Violent Femmes), born in Connecticut
  • 1964 Caroline Anne Hare, 5k/10k (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1964 Graeme Labrooy, cricketer (Sri Lankan pace bowler in 9 Tests 1986-91)
  • 1964 Judie Aronson, American actress
  • 1964 Gia Carides, Greek-Australian actress
  • 1965 Mick Foley, American professional wrestler
  • 1965 Damien Hirst, English artist, born in Bristol, England
  • 1966 Dan Payne, CFL tackle (Toronto Argonauts)
  • 1966 Heathcliff Slocumb, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Queens, New York
  • 1966 Stephane Richer, Ripon, NHL right wing (NJ Devils)
  • 1967 Sarah Malin, actress (Stephane Prescott-Another World), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1967 Terance Mathis, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1968 Adam Walker, NFL running back (SF 49ers)
  • 1968 Melissa Coombes, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets), born in San Gabriel, California
  • 1969 Lachlan Elmer, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • 1969 Mark Sohn, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • 1969 Kim Rhodes, American actress
  • 1970 Andrei Kovalenko, Gorky Russia, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens, Edmonton)
  • 1970 Chad Fann, NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals, SF 49ers)
  • 1970 Mike Modano, NHL forward (Team USA, Dallas Stars), born in Livonia, Michigan
  • 1970 Cafu, Brazilian football player
  • 1971 Terrell Buckley, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1971 Alex X. Mooney, American politician
  • 1972 Jeff Burris, NFL cornerback/punt returner (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1972 Karl Urban, New Zealand actor
  • 1973 Napoleon Kaufman, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1973 Robert Barr, NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1973 Song Yun-ah, South Korean model and actress
  • 1974 Jason Caswell, Skeet shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1974 Mahesh Bhupathi, India, tennis pro
  • 1974 Edward "Bear" Grylls, British adventurer, author and TV presenter (Man vs. Wild), born in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland
  • 1975 Allen Iverson, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1976 Cassidy Rae, American actress (Sarah-Models Inc, Clarissa), born in Clermont, Florida
  • 1976 David Diaz, American light welterweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1976 Necro [Ron Braunstein], Jewish American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1977 Marcin Baszczyński, Polish football player
  • 1977 Odalis Pérez, Dominican baseball player (Atlanta Braves, LA Dodgers), born in Las Matas de Farfán, Dominican Republic
  • 1978 Adrienne Frantz, (Tiffany Thorne-Sunset Beach), born in Mt Clemens, Michigan
  • 1978 Bill Hader, American comedian
  • 1978 Tony An, Korean singer (H.O.T)
  • 1979 Kevin Hofland, Dutch footballer
  • 1981 Tyler Johnson, baseball player
Tennis Player Anna Kournikova
Tennis Player
Anna Kournikova
  • 1981 Stephen Bywater, British goalkeeper
  • 1981 Kevin Kyle, Scottish footballer
  • 1981 Larisa Oleynik, American actress
  • 1981 Amrita Rao, Indian model and actress
  • 1982 Virgil Vasquez, American baseball player
  • 1983 Mark Lowe, American baseball player
  • 1985 Charlie Simpson, British pop singer
  • 1988 Milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)

Person of interestMichael Cera

1988 Michael Cera, Canadian actor (Arrested Development, Superbad), born in Brampton, Ontario

  • 1989 Michael Joseph Tamboli, born 01:23:45 PM on 6-7-89 in Eldersburg, Maryland
  • 1991 Emily Ratajkowski, American model and actress, born in London, England
  • 1993 Jordan Fry, American actor (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), born in Spokane, Washington