Famous Birthdays on 6th August

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1180 - Emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239)
1504 - Matthew "Nosey" Parker, archbishop of Canterbury
1609 - Richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675)
1619 - Barbara Strozzi, composer
1638 - Nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher
1644 - Francoise L de la Baume Le Blanc, French mistress of Louis XIV
1651 - Francois Fenelon, France, writer (Playing for Time)
1651 - Johann Michael Zacher, composer
1656 - Claude de Forbin, French naval commander (d. 1733)
1664 - Johann Christoph Schmidt, composer
1665 - Jean-Baptiste Lully fils, composer
1666 - Maria Sofia of the Palatinate, queen of Portugal (d. 1699)
1697 - Charles VII, Holy Roman emperor (1742-45)
1715 - Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues, French writer (d. 1747)
1748 - Bernhard Haltenberger, composer
1775 - Louis-Antoine the Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme/General of France
1775 - Daniel O'Connell, Irish politician (d. 1847)
1800 - Catherine Beecher, educator (championed higher education for women)
1804 - Justinus van der Brugghen, Dutch lawyer/minister of Justice (1856-58)
Poet Alfred TennysonPoet Alfred Tennyson (1809) 1809 - Alfred Lord Tennyson, Somersby, England, Poet Laureate of Great Britain
1811 - Judah Philip Benjamin, Secy War/Secy State (Confederacy) [or Aug 11]
1819 - Samuel Powhatan Carter, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1826 - Thomas Alexander Browne, Australian writer (d. 1915)
1844 - Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1900)
1845 - Anthonie A Vorsterman van Oyen, Dutch genealogist
1858 - Albert Fuchs, composer
1859 - J Arthur S Berson, Austria meteorologist (Balloon flights, Amazon)
1861 - Edith Roosevelt, Norwich Connecticut, First Lady of the United States and wife of Teddy Roosevelt
First Lady of the United States Edith RooseveltFirst Lady of the United States Edith Roosevelt (1861) 1866 - Chief Thundercloud, [Scott T Williams], MT, actor (Lone Ranger)
1868 - Paul Claudel, France, diplomat/poet (L'Otage-1909)
1871 - Emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher
1873 - John Wesley Work, composer
1873 - Mary Carr Moore, composer
1874 - Charles Fort, American writer and researcher (d. 1932)
1875 - Marcel Labey, composer
1877 - Wallace H. White, Jr., American politician (d. 1952)
1879 - Joseph Wirth, German politician (Stalin Peace Prize)
1880 - Hans Moser, Austrian actor (d. 1964)
1881 - Alexander Fleming, London, bacteriologist (penicillin; Nobel 1954), (d. 1955)
1881 - Leo Carrillo, LA CA, actor (American Empire, Cisco Kid)
Biologist Alexander FlemingBiologist Alexander Fleming (1881) 1881 - Louella Parsons, American gossip columnist (d. 1972)
1882 - Gerrit H Kersten, Dutch vicar/founder (Calvinist party)
1883 - Francesco Santoliquido, composer
1883 - Scott Nearing, US sociologist/pacifist/author (The Good Life)
1885 - Jozef M E Meeus, Belgian director H-Heart union
1886 - Edward Ballantine, composer
1887 - Dudley Benjafield, British racing driver (d. 1957)
1888 - Heinrich Schlusnus, German baritone (d. 1952)
1889 - George Kenney, American Air Force General (d. 1977)
1889 - John Middleton Murry, English poet (d. 1957)
1891 - William Slim, British general (d. 1970)
1892 - Hoot Gibson, Tekamah NE, western actor (Horse Soldier, Last Outlaw)
1893 - Guthrie McClintic, Seattle Wash, Broadway producer/dir (Winterset)
1893 - Wright Patman, American politician (d. 1976)
1896 - Cyril Mockridge, composer
1900 - Cecil H. Green, American geophysicist (d. 2003)
1902 - Michal Vilec, composer
1902 - Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright (Ultimatum Factory) [OS]
1902 - Dutch Schultz, American bootlegger (d. 1935)
1904 - Henry Payne Iba, Easton Mo, US basketball coach (Olympic-gold-64, 68)
1904 - M Revis, [Willem Fisherman], author (Gelakte Brain)
1906 - Ken Strong, NFL, AFL halfback (Staten Island, NY Yanks, NY Giants)
1906 - Vic Dickenson, American trombonist (d. 1984)
1908 - George Singer, composer
1908 - Helen Hull Jacobs, Berkley California, US tennis champ (1932-35)
1908 - James Lees-Milne, architecural historian
1908 - Sol Adler, economist Sinophile
1908 - Svend Erik Tarp, composer
1908 - Will Lee, American actor (d. 1982)
1910 - Charles Crichton, British director (Battle of Sexes)
1910 - Friedrich Schroder, composer
1910 - William J Law, sailor
Comedienne/Actress Lucille BallComedienne/Actress Lucille Ball (1911) 1911 - Lucille Ball, Jamestown NY, comedienne/actress (I Love Lucy, Mame), (d. 1989)
1911 - Norman Gordon, S Afri cricket pace bowler (against England 1938-39)
1914 - Susan Cowdy, ornithologist
1914 - Arthur Charles Dobson, British racing driver (d. 1980)
1916 - Dom Mintoff, Bormla, Malta, Maltese Prime Minister (1955-58, 1971-84), (d. 2012)
1916 - Michael Burke, sports executive (NY Yankees, NY Knicks)
1917 - Robert Mitchum, Bridgeport Ct, actor (Winds of War, North & South)
1918 - Norman Granz, American record producer (d. 2001)
1919 - Pauline Betz Addie, Dayton Ohio, tennis champ (Wimbledon 1946)
1921 - Ella Raines, Sinoqualmie Falls Wash, actress (Janice Dean RN)
1922 - Freddie Laker, CEO (Laker airlines)
1923 - Jack Parnell, London England, orchestra leader (Englebert Humperdick Show)
1923 - Jackie Kelk, Brooklyn NY, actor (Homer-Aldrich Family)
1923 - William B Williams, Babylon NY, DJ (WNEW, Sammy & Company)
1923 - Jess Collins, American artist (d. 2004)
1925 - Barbara Bates, Denver Colorado, actress (Kathy-It's a Great Life)
1925 - Leland Smith, composer
1926 - Christa Reinig, writer
1926 - Frank Finlay, Farnworth Lancashire England, actor (Robbery, Lifeforce)
1926 - J[anet] O[pal] Jeppson, [nee Janet Asimov], author (2nd Experiment)
1926 - Clem Labine, American baseball player (d. 2007)
1926 - Norman Wexler, American screenwriter (d. 1999)
1927 - William David Ford, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1965- )
Pop Artist Andy WarholPop Artist Andy Warhol (1928) 1928 - Andy Warhol, McKeesport PA, pop artist & film producer (Frankenstein, Bad), (d. 1987)
1928 - Janice-Lee York Romary, California, fencer (Olympics-1948-68)
1928 - Herb Moford, American baseball player (d. 2005)
1929 - Anneliese Kuppers, German FR, equestrian dressage (Oly-silver-1956)
1929 - Mike Elliot, rocker
1929 - Roch La Salle, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
1930 - Abbey Lincoln, Chicago IL, actress/singer (Nothing But a Man)
1932 - Anneli Sauli, [Savolainen], actress (Milkmaid)
1932 - Howard Hodgkin, British painter
1933 - A G Kripal Singh, cricketer (India, 100* on debut v NZ 1959)
1934 - John Storey Bonington, UK, mountain climber (Annapurna I in 1970)
1934 - Leopold M de Beer, Dutch MP (VVD)
1934 - Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob, UK, sci-fi author (Chthon, Phthor)
1934 - Billy Boston, Welsh rugby league footballer
1937 - Barbara Windsor, actress (Study in Terror)
1937 - Baden Powell de Aquino, Brazilian guitarist (d. 2000)
1938 - Carry Tefsen, Dutch actress (Say A)
1938 - Paul Bartel, Brooklyn NY, director/actor (Eating Raoul)
1938 - Peter Bonerz, Portsmouth NH, actor (Jerry-Bob Newhart Show, 9 to 5)
1939 - William "Sonny" Sanders, US singer (Rayber Voices)
1940 - Louise Sorel, Los Angeles California, actress (BS I Love You, Crimes of Passion)
1940 - Mukhu Aliyev, Russian politician, President of Dagestan
1941 - Doris Ernestine Hays, composer
1941 - Hubertus AGM "Bert" Andre, Dutch actor (Turkish Fruit-Come Back)
1941 - Lyle Berman, American poker player
1941 - Ray Culp, American baseball player
1942 - George Jung, American convicted drug felon
1943 - Michael Anderson Jr, London, actor (Clay-The Monroes)
1943 - Ray Buktenica, Greenwich Village NYC, actor (Rhoda, House Calls)
1943 - Jon Postel, American computer scientist (d. 1998)
1945 - Ron Jones, British TV director (d. 1995)
1945 - Andy Messersmith, American baseball player
1946 - Dusty Rhodes, Australian baseball coach (Olympics-1996)
1946 - Allan Holdsworth, British musician
1946 - Roh Moo-hyun, South Korean politician
1946 - Masaaki Sakai, Japanese comedian
1947 - Sally Eaton, Ill, Broadway actress (Jeanie-Hair)
1947 - Tony Dell, cricketer (Australian left-arm quick, 2 Tests 1971 & 74)
1948 - Michael Peters, choreographer (What's Love Got to Do with It)
1949 - Joyce McKinney, Avery County NC, Miss Wyoming (1972)
1949 - Dino Bravo, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1993)
1949 - Alan Campbell, Northern Irish clergyman
1949 - Clarence Richard Silva, Catholic Bishop of Honolulu
1950 - Dorian Harewood, Dayton Ohio, actor (Earl-Glitter, Trauma Center)
1950 - Nathan Purdee, actor (Nathan-Young & Restless, Hank-1 Life to Live)
1950 - Winston E Scott, Miami Fla, USN Commander/astronaut (STS 72, 87)
1951 - Catherine Hicks, Scottsdale Az, actress (Star Trek IV, Child's Play)
1951 - Daryl Somers, Australian television personality
1952 - Barrel Scherpenzeel, rocker (Earth & Fire)
1952 - Ton Scherpenzeel, Dutch rock keyboardist (Earth & Fire)
1952 - Wojiech Fortuna, Poland, ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
1952 - Vinnie Vincent, heavy metal rocker (Solo-Ashes to Ashes)
1953 - Iqbal Qasim, cricketer (Pakistani slow lefty in the 80's)
1953 - Pat MacDonald, rocker (Timbuk 3)
1954 - Carl C Perkins, (Rep-D-KY, 1984- )
1954 - Paul Steigerwald, American sports announcer
1955 - Tom Inskeep, Bluffton Ind, Canadian Tour golfer
1956 - Stepfanie Kramer, Los Angeles California, actress (Claudia-We Got it Made, Hunter)
1957 - Faith Prince, Augusta Ga, Broadway actress (Guys & Dolls, Carousel)
1957 - Bob Horner, American baseball player
1957 - Jim McGreevey, American politician
1958 - Randy DeBarge, Grand Rapids Mich, rock vocalist/bassist (Debarge)
1958 - Simon Francken, Dutch bassist (Ivy Green)
1959 - Grant Aleksander, Balt Md, actor (Guiding Light, All My Children)
1959 - Joyce Sims, rocker (All & All)
1960 - Dale Ellis, NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics, Denver Nuggets)
1961 - Bruce Matthews, center/guard (Tennessee Oilers)
1961 - Carol Norman, Ardmore Oklahoma, bowler (LPBT Rookie of Year 1982)
1961 - Earl Winfield, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1961 - Mary Lou, Daniels Chicago lL, tennis star
1962 - Thomas Jefferson, Cleve Ohio, 200m runner (Olympic-bronze-1984)
1962 - Michelle Yeoh, Chinese-Malaysian actress
1963 - Kimberley Conrad Hefner, Moulton Al, playmate of year (Jan, 1988)
1963 - Thomas Bohrer, US West Islip NY, rower (Olympic-92)
1963 - [Michael] Tony Dees, Pascagoula Miss, hurdler
1964 - John Mooney, Seattle Wash, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
1964 - Lauren Cowan, Benalla Victoria, golfer (1994 66th English Womens Open)
1964 - Lisa Boyle, Chicago Ill, actress (Showgirls)
1964 - Moosie Drier, Chicago Illinois, actor (Laugh-in)
1964 - Robert Mimbs, CFL running back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1965 - Brian Kinchen, NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
1965 - David Robinson, Fla, NBA center (San Antonio Spurs, Olympic-gold-92)
1965 - Yuki Kajiura, Japanese composer
1965 - Juliane Köhler, German actress
1965 - Mark Speight, British television presenter (d. 2008)
1965 - Vincent Wells, England cricketer
1966 - William Fred Mayfair, Phoenix AZ, PGA golfer (1993 Greater Milw Open)
1967 - Willie Williams, NFL/CFL tackle (Toronto Argonauts, NO Saints)
1967 - Archbishop Alexy (Bondarenko), Ukrainian-born theologian
1967 - Mike Greenberg, American sportscaster
1968 - Celena Mondie-Milner, Milledgeville Ga, 100m/200m runner
1968 - Chris Boardman, English cyclist (world 1 hour record)
1968 - Jack de Gier, soccer player (Cambuur L, Go Ahead Eagles)
1968 - Jeff Barlow, Jackson MS, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Carolina Classic-5th)
1968 - Patricia Tarabini, La Plata Argentina, tennis star (1985 Futures ITA)
1968 - Siran Stacy, WLAF running back (Scottish Claymores)
1969 - Roberto Lanckohr, soccer player (MVV)
1969 - Simon Doull, cricket medium pacer (NZ)
1969 - Elliott Smith, American musician (d. 2003)
1970 - Mike Strange, Niagara Falls Ontario, boxer (Olympics-96)
1970 - M. Night Shyamalan, Indian/American film director
1970 - Erwin Thijs, Belgian cyclist
1971 - Curtis Shearer, WLAF receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1971 - Mike Bales, Saskatoon, NHL goalie (Ottawa Senators)
1971 - Piyal Wijetunge, cricketer (Sri Lanka slow left-armer 1993)

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