On This Day

Birthdays in History in June 1955

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 2 Chantal Hochuli, Swiss-born socialite
  • Jun 4 Paul Stewart, British writer (The Edge Chronicles, Far Flung Adventures), born in London, England
  • Jun 7 Bill Koch, American skier, born in Brattleboro, Vermont

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 11 Tony Allcock, English bowls player (World Singles Champion (1986-87, 2002), born in Leicestershire
  • Jun 14 Larry Burrows, fictional character (Mr Destiny)
  • Jun 14 Michael D. Duvall, American politician (Member of the California State Assembly from the 72nd district), born in Alameda County, California
  • Jun 15 Sally E Silverstone, Walthamstow England, Co-Captain (Biosphere 2)
  • 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 23 Pierre Corbeil, Canadian politician
  • Jun 24 Gurumayi Chidvilasananda, Guru of Siddha Yoga
  • Jun 27 Frank de Grave [Franciscus Hendrikus Gerardus de Grave], Dutch politician (VVD), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 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? 64 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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