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 Kermit Carow Roosevelt, 2nd wife of Theodore Roosevelt
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)
Biologist Alexander FlemingBiologist Alexander Fleming (1881) 1881 - Alexander Fleming, London, bacteriologist (penicillin; Nobel 1954), (d. 1955)
1881 - Leo Carrillo, LA CA, actor (American Empire, Cisco Kid)
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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