Birthdays in Sport in June 1969

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 1 Ari Sulander, Finnish hockey goaltender (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Jun 1 Erin Hartwell, American time trial cyclist (Olympic bronze/silver-92, 96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 2 David Wheaton, tennis star (1987 US junior boys), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 2 Kurt Abbott, infielder (Florida Marlins), born in Zanesville, Ohio
  • Jun 3 Ray Roberts, tackle (Detroit Lions)
  • Jun 4 Regi Blinker, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Jun 4 Robert Perez, Bolivar Venezuela, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Jun 4 Tine Moberg-Parker, Canada Europe class sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Jun 6 Mike Croel, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
  • Jun 6 Sunil Joshi, Indian cricketer (Indian Test left-arm spinner 1996-2001), born in Gadag, Karnataka, India
  • Jun 7 Lachlan Elmer, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • Jun 7 Mark Sohn, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Jun 8 Glenn Rogers Jr, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Jun 8 Laurel Martin, Hummelstown PA, field hockey forward (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 9 Keith Alex, NFL guard (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Jun 10 Tony McCoy, NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)

  • Jun 10 Ronny Johnsen, Norwegian footballer
  • Jun 11 Johan Hansma, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen), born in Marknesse, Netherlands
  • Jun 12 Kevin Turner, American NFL fullback (Philadelphia Eagles) and plaintiff against NFL (concussion case), born in Prattville, Alabama (d. 2016)
  • Jun 12 Mathieu Schneider, American NHL defenseman (NY Islanders, Toronto), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 13 Robert Harris, American former NFL defensive end (NY Giants), born in Riviera Beach, Florida
  • Jun 13 Svetlana Krivelyova, Russian shot put athlete (Olympic gold 1992), born in Bryansk, Russia
  • Jun 14 √Čric Desjardins, Canadian NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers, Canada), born in Rouyn, Quebec, Canada
  • Jun 14 Eugene Chung, American NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Indianapolis Colts), born in Prince George's County, Maryland

Person of interestSteffi Graf

Jun 14 Steffi Graf, German tennis player (Golden Slam 1988, 22 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Mannheim, Germany

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

Person of interestCedric Pioline

Jun 15 Cedric Pioline, French tennis player (runner-up US Open 1993, Wimbledon 1997), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

Tennis Player Cedric Pioline
Tennis Player
Cedric Pioline
  • Jun 15 Jesse Belanger, St-georges De Beau, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)
  • Jun 15 Sheldon Kennedy, Brandon, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
  • Jun 15 Oliver Kahn, German footballer
  • Jun 16 Kevin Young, Alpena MI, infielder (KC Royals)
  • Jun 16 L B Stephens, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Jun 16 Mark Crossley, Welsh footballer
  • Jun 17 Karen Nystrom, Canadian ice hockey forward (Olympic silver 1998), born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
  • Jun 17 Patric Kjellberg, hockey forward (Team Sweden Olympics 1998)
  • Jun 17 Paul Tergat, Kenyan long distance runner, born in Riwo, Baringo District, Kenya
  • Jun 18 Fernando Valenzula, jockey
  • Jun 18 Jay Leeuwenburg, NFL guard/center (Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jun 20 Gerald Dixon, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals), born in Rock Hill, South Carolina
  • Jun 20 Malivai Washington, tennis star (Olympics 1996), born in Glenn Cove, New York
  • Jun 21 Chris Perez, CFL tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Jun 21 Donovan Osborne, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Roseville, California
  • Jun 22 Derek Russell, NFL wide receiver (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • Jun 23 Elbert Ellis, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers)
  • Jun 24 Melissa Gurney, California, tennis player (Virginia Slims of SD, 1986)
  • Jun 24 Sean Maye, 400m/800m runner
  • Jun 24 Todd Lewis, 10k runner, born in Flint, Michigan
  • Jun 24 Thabo Mngomeni, Cape Town, South African football player
  • Jun 25 Alina Ivanova, Russian race walker (indoor 3K world record), born in Kildishevo, Yadrinsky District, Russia
  • Jun 25 Armand Benneker, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in Tongeren, Belgium
  • Jun 25 Jurgen Streppel, Dutch soccer player (Telstar/RKC), born in Voorst, Netherlands
  • Jun 26 Harry Boatswain, NFL tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 26 Mike Myers, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Jun 26 Troy Auzenne, American NFL tackle (Chicago Bears), born in El Monte, California
  • Jun 26 Ingrid Lempereur, Belgian swimmer, born in Messancy, Belgium
  • Jun 29 Erik Tammer, soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Jun 29 Simon Brown, cricketer (Durham pace bowler, England 1996)
  • Jun 30 Jim Montgomery, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jun 30 Ken Gernander, Grand Rapids, NHL center (NY Rangers)
  • Jun 30 Kristina Farrar Stookey, Martha Vineyard MA, 470 sailor (Olympic 4th 1996)

Person of interestSanath Jayasuriya

Jun 30 Sanath Jayasuriya, Sri Lankan cricket opening batsmen (MVP-1996 World Cup), born in Matara, Sri Lanka


About June 1969

How Old? 50 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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