On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in June 1965

  • Jun 1 Nigel Short MBE, English chess grandmaster, columnist, coach, commentator (Vice-President FIDE; World #3 1988-89), born in Leigh, England
  • Jun 1 Larisa Lazutina, Russian cross-country skier (Olympic gold 4×5 km relay 1994, 3 x gold 1998; 10 x gold World C'ships), born in Kondopoga, Russia
  • Jun 1 Olga Nazarova, Russian athlete (Olympic gold 4x400m relay 1988, 92; World C'ship gold 4x400m relay 1991), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jun 2 Russ Courtnall, Canadian ice hockey right wing (1,029 NHL games; Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, Vancouver Canucks, LA Kings), born in Duncan, British Columbia
  • Jun 2 Mark Waugh, Australian cricketer (twin of Steve)
  • Jun 2 Steve Waugh, Australian cricket captain
  • Jun 4 Andrea Jaeger, American tennis player (10 WTA titles), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 4 Beau Allred, American baseball player (Cleveland Indians), born in Mesa, Arizona
  • Jun 4 Kurt Stillwell, infielder (Texas Rangers), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 4 Tim Perry, NBA forward (NJ Nets)
  • Jun 4 Mick Doohan, Australian motorcycle racer (5-time 500cc world champion), born in Gold Coast, Queensland
  • Jun 5 Bob Probert, Windsor, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Jun 5 Edward Hartman, Skalica CZE, hockey goalie (Team Slovakia)
  • Jun 6 Sally McDermid, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Jun 6 Wendy Wiebe, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in St Catharines, Ontario,

Person of interestCam Neely

Jun 6 Cam Neely, NHL forward (Boston Bruins), born in Comox, British Columbia

NHL Star Cam Neely
NHL Star
Cam Neely

  • Jun 8 Kevin Ritz, American pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Eatonstown, New Jersey
  • Jun 11 Joe Cain, American NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 12 Gwen Torrence, Lithonia GA, 100m/200m/400m (Olympics 2 gold-92, 96)
  • Jun 12 Carlos Luis Morales, Ecuadorian soccer goalkeeper (40 caps; Independiente, Palestino, ESPOLI), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador (d. 2020)
  • Jun 13 Maninder Singh, Indian cricketer (Indian leftarm spinner in 35 Tests 1982-93), born in Pune, India
  • Jun 16 J. J. Birden, American NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jun 17 Dan Jansen, American speed skater (Olympic gold 1984, 88, 92), born in West Allis, Wisconsin
  • Jun 17 Danny McManus, CFL quarterback (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Jun 17 Dermontti Dawson, American NFL center (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Jun 17 Mike Magnante, American baseball pitcher (KC Royals), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 17 Ray Seals, American NFL defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Jun 22 Ľubomír Moravčík, Slovakian footballer
  • Jun 23 John "Chip" McKibben II, Balboa Island California, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 24 Patrick Jeffrey, diver (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Jun 24 Shane Churla, Fernie, NHL right wing (LA Kings, NY Rangers)
  • Jun 24 Uwe Krupp, NHL defenceman (Colo Avalanche, Germany 98), born in Cologne, Germany
  • Jun 28 Michele Timms, Australian WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury, Olympics 1988, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jun 29 Paul Jarvis, English cricketer (England pace bowler 1988-93), born in Redcar, Yorkshire, England
  • Jun 30 Mitch Richmond, NBA guard (Sac Kings, Olympic gold 1988, 96), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Jun 30 Steve Duchesne, Canadian NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators), born in Sept-Îles, Quebec, Canada
  • Jun 30 Gary Pallister, English footballer (Manchester United), born in Ramsgate, Kent, England

About June 1965

How Old? 55 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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