Birthdays in Sport in June 1944

About June 1944

How Old? 74 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 2 Garo Yepremian, American NFL place kicker (Miami Dolphins), born in Larnaca, Cyprus (d. 2015)
  • Jun 2 Poul Jensen, Danish sailor (Olympic gold 1976, 80)
  • Jun 3 Edith McGuire, US 200m sprinter (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Jun 3 Eddy Ottoz, Italian athlete
  • Jun 5 Chris Finnegan, UK, middleweight boxing champ (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Jun 5 Tommie Smith, US sprinter (Olympic gold 1968) [or Jan 5]
  • Jun 8 Mark Belanger, American baseball player, born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts (d. 1998)
  • Jun 13 Joe Amato, NHRA top fuel drag racing champion (1991)
  • Jun 15 Inna Ryskai, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-2 gold/2 silver-1964-76)
  • Jun 17 Chucho Castillo, Mexican bantamweight boxer (WBA, WBC, 1970), born in Nuevo Valle de Moreno, Mexico (d. 2013)
  • Jun 20 Dave Nelson, baseball player
  • Jun 21 Frans Luitjes, Dutch athlete
  • Jun 22 Michael Obst, German FR, coxsman (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Jun 27 Patrick Sercu, Belgian cyclist, 1K time trial (Olympic gold 1964), born in Roeselare, West Flanders, Belgium
  • Jun 30 Ron Swoboda, baseball outfielder/sportscaster (NY Yankees, NY Mets)