Famous Birthdays on 18th June

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1269 - Princess Eleanor of England (d. 1298)
1318 - Princess Eleanor of Woodstock (d. 1355)
1466 - Ottaviano Petrucci, Italian printer (d. 1539)
1511 - Bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor/architect
1511 - Ponte Santa Trinita, Florence
1517 - Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (d. 1593)
1552 - Gabriello Chiabrera, Italian poet (d. 1637)
1581 - Thomas Overbury, poet (baptized)
1667 - Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshal (d. 1750)
1681 - Feofan Prokopovich, theologian, archbishop of Novgorod, westernizer
1716 - Joseph M Vien, French (court)painter
1723 - Giuseppe Scarlotti, composer
1740 - Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor
1744 - Augustin Holler, composer
1757 - Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, composer
1757 - Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine leader (d. 1833)
1758 - Pieter PJQ Ondaatje, Ceylon/Dutch jurist/patriot
1780 - Michael Henkel, composer
1794 - George Grote, British historian
1799 - William Lassell, discoverer (satellites of Uranus & Neptune)
1809 - Sylvanus William Godon, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1879
1812 - Ivan Goncharov, Russia, novelist/travel writer (Oblomov)
1813 - Pavel Annenkov, Rus literature historian (Zametsjatelnoje desjatileti)
1820 - Martin Andreas Udbye, composer
1822 - Henry David Leslie, composer
1824 - Johannes Heykamp, Catholic archbishop of Utrecht
1839 - William Henry Seward Jr, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1920
1845 - Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1922)
1850 - Richard Heuberger, composer
1854 - Edward Wyllis Scripps, publisher/journalist
1857 - Henry Clay Folger Jr, US, businessman/Shakespeare fan
1858 - Hans Schardt, Swiss geologist
1860 - Hugo Loudon, CEO (Royal Dutch Oil [Shell])
1861 - Jose FdT Coelho, Portuguese writer (Os Meus Amores)
1863 - George Essex Evans, Australian poet (d. 1909)
1868 - Miklos Horthy von Nagybanya, Hungarian admiral/regent (1910-44)
1870 - Edouard Le Roy, French philosopher and mathematician
1877 - James Montgomery Flagg, illustrator ("I want you" Uncle Sam)
1881 - Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch labor leader
1882 - Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgaria premier (1946-49) [or 6/28]
1884 - Edouard Daladier, premier France (1933..40)
Mountain Climber George MalloryMountain Climber George Mallory (1886) 1886 - George Mallory, England, mountain climber ("because it is there")
1886 - Alexander Wetmore, American ornithologist (d. 1978)
1887 - Blanche Yurka, St Paul MN, actress (Taxi, Tale of 2 Cities)
1888 - Margarita Xirgu, Barcelona Spain, actress (Bloody Wedding)
1888 - S S Van Dine, [William Huntingdon Wright], author (Canary Murder Case)
1889 - Paul Joostens, Flemish painter
1891 - Hans Ruin, Finnish Swedish-language historian
1891 - Mae Busch, Australian actress (d. 1946)
1892 - Edward Steuermann, composer
1895 - Manuela Fernández-Fojaco, Spanish supercentenarian
1896 - Blanche Sweet, Chicago, actress (Home Sweet Home, Avenging Conscience)
1896 - Cota Ramaswami, cricketer (Davis Cup for India 1922, Test 1936)
1896 - Philip Barry, US, dramatist (Philadelphia Story)
1898 - Carleton Percy Hobbs, Farnborough England
1899 - James Ralph Darling, teacher
1901 - Jimmy Dale, Bronx NYC, orchestra leader (Sonny & Cher)
1901 - Llewellyn Rees, British theater actor (Invisible Creature)
1902 - Henry Wadsworth, Maysville KY, actor (Applause, Fast & Loose)
1903 - Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Le diable ouch corps)
1903 - Jeanette MacDonald, Phila, American actress and singer (When I'm Calling You), (d. 1965)
1904 - Keye Luke, Canton China, actor (Across the Pacific, Yangtse Incident)
1904 - Manuel Rosenthal, Paris France, composer (Bootleggers)
1905 - Eduard Tubin, composer
1905 - John Gardener, boatbuilder/writer
1906 - Kay Kyser, Rocky Mount NC, orchestra leader (Kay Kyser's Kollege)
1907 - Benny Payne, Phila, pianist (Billy Daniels Show)
1907 - Froelich Rainey, Wisc, quiz moderator (What in the World)
1908 - Bud Collyer, NYC, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth)
1908 - Nedra Volz, American actress (d. 2003)
1908 - Stanley Knowles, Canadian politician (d. 1997)
1910 - Avon Long, Balt Md, actor (Roots: Next Generation)
1910 - Dick Foran, Flemington NJ, actor (OK Crackerby)
1910 - E G Marshall, Owatonna Minn, actor (Playhouse 90, Chicago Hope)
1910 - Ray McKinley, Fort Worth Tx, orchestra leader/drummer (Glenn Miller Time)
1910 - E.G. Marshall, American actor (d. 1998)
1912 - Glen Morris, MO, Olympic champion/actor (Tarzan)
1912 - Henry Brandon, Berlin Germany, actor (Drums of Fu Manchu)
1913 - Sammy Cahn, lyricist (3 Coins in a Fountain)
1913 - Sylvia Porter, financial writer (Sylvia Porter's Money Book)
1914 - Billy Wade, cricket wicket-keeper (South African in 11 Tests 1938-50)
1915 - Arthur Fagg, cricketer (dual double-centuries in a game for Kent 1938)
1915 - Red Adair, oilman (fought oil fires in Kuwait)
1915 - Victor Legley, composer
1916 - John Young, actor/TV panelist (Masquerade Party)
1917 - Akhmet Jevdet Ismail Hajiyev, composer
1917 - Richard Boone, Los Angeles California, actor (Paladin-Have Gun Will Travel)
1917 - Arthur Tremblay, Canadian politician (d. 1996)
1918 - Bob Carroll, singer/actor (Stage Two Revue, Stranger)
1919 - Edward Leadbitter, politician
1919 - Edwin Clarke, historian/neurologist
1919 - Mel Brandt, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Faraway Hill)
1919 - Ted Leadbitter, British MP (Lab)
1919 - Jerome Karle, New York, chemist (Nobel 1985) and Manhattan Project member, (d. 2013)
1920 - Aster Berkhof, [Louis Van de Bergh], Flemish writer (Furious Christ)
1920 - Ian Carmichael, Hull England, actor (Lucky Jim, I'm Alright Jack)
1922 - Donald L Keene, NYC, Japanese translator/critic
1922 - Claude Helffer, French pianist (d. 2004)
1923 - Herman Krebbers, Dutch violist/concert master
1924 - George Mikan, Joliet Illinois, NBA center (6-time all-pro)
1924 - Liesbeth den Uyl-van Vessem, feminist/wife of Joop den Uyl
1925 - Herman "Ace" Wallace, blues guitarist/singer
1925 - Rex Collings, writer/publisher
1925 - Robert Arthur, Aberdeen Wash, actor (12 O'Clock High, Just For You)
1926 - Patricia Hutchinson, British ambassador (Uruguay)
1926 - Tom Wicker, columnist (NY Times)
1927 - Dennis Landau, CEO (Cooperative Wholesale Society)
1927 - John Phillipps Kenyon, historian/teacher
1927 - Paul Eddington, actor (Devil Rides Out, Devil's Bride)
1927 - Simeon Pironkov, composer
1927 - Eva Bartok, Hungarian-born British actress
1928 - Maggie McNamara, NYC, actress (3 Coins in a Fountain, Cardinal)
1928 - Michael Blakemore, British theater director (Country Life)
1928 - David T. Lykken, American scientist
1929 - Eva Bartok, Budapest Hungary, actress (Assassin, Crimson Pirate)
1929 - James Bishop, editor (London News Publications)
1929 - Jorgen Habermans, German sociologist (Frankfurter Schule)
1930 - Peter Phillips, CEO (AB Electronics) [or Feb 10]
1931 - Della Smith, cookbook writer/British broadcaster
1931 - Peter Batty, TV/movie producer
1931 - Fernando Henrique Cardoso, President of Brazil from 1995 to 2002
1932 - Dudley R. Herschbach, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
1932 - Geoffrey Hill, English poet
1933 - Jean Wicki, Switzerland, 4-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1972)
1933 - Tommy Hunt, US singer (Flamingos-Lovers Never Say Goodbye)
1934 - Brian Kenny, deputy supreme allied commander (Europe)
1934 - Carl de Winter, sect-gen (Federation of British Artists)
1934 - Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Japanese manga artist (d. 2004)
1935 - Hugh McColl, American banker
1936 - Ian Spurling, ballet designer
1936 - R Ronald Venetian, [Vene], president Suriname (1991- )
1937 - Gail Godwin, US, author (Perfectionists, Odd Woman)
1937 - John D [Jay] Rockefeller IV, (Sen-D-WV, 1985- )
1937 - Varbara Ann Teer, US actress/director (Natl Black Theatre Company)
1937 - Vitaly Mikhailovich Zholobov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 21)
1938 - Don "Sugarcane" Harris, rocker/actor (Soup for 1, Greeased Lightning)
1938 - Joop M Worrell, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1938 - Kevin Murray, Australian rules footballer
1939 - Lou Brock, one-time baseball stolen base leader (St Louis Cards)
1939 - Lynn Whiting, horse trainer
1940 - Bob Duncan, prison warden (Gartree Prison in UK)
1940 - Jim Albus, Staten Island NY, PGA golfer (1991 Mazda Senior Players)
1940 - Michael Sheard, British actor (d. 2005)
1941 - Delia Smith, English cook and television presenter
1942 - Thabo Mbeki, Idutywa, Transkei, South Africa, former President of South Africa
1942 - Hans Vonk, Dutch conductor
Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartneyMusician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney (1942) 1942 - Paul McCartney, Liverpool UK, English musician and member of The Beatles
1942 - Roger Ebert, Urbana Ill, film critic (Siskel & Ebert at the Movies)
1942 - Thabo M Mbeki, South African economist/1st vice-president (1994- )
1942 - Carl Radle, American bass guitarist (d. 1980)
1943 - Barry Evans, actor (Dr Upton-Dr in the House, Mind Your Language)
1943 - Raffaella Carrà, Italian singer
1944 - Paul Lansky, composer
1944 - Sandy Posey, American singer
1946 - Russell Ash, British author
1946 - Fabio Capello, Italian football coach
1946 - Bruiser Brody [Frank Goodish], professional wrestler (d. 1988)
1947 - Bernard Giraudeau, La Rochelle France, actor (L'Annee des Meduses)
1947 - Douglas Young, composer
1947 - Linda Thorson, Toronto, actress (Tara-Avengers, Julia-1 Life to Live)
1948 - Éva Marton, Hungarian operatic soprano
1949 - Jerry Hollendorfer, horse trainer
1949 - William Randolph Hearst III, publisher/editor
1949 - Chris Van Allsburg, American author and illustrator
1949 - Prince Lincoln Thompson, Jamaican musician (d. 1999)
1949 - Lech Kaczyński, Polish president, 2005-2010
1950 - Annelie Ehrhardt, German DR, 100m hurdler (Olympics-gold-1972)
1951 - Henny Huisman, Dutch TV host (Playback Show)
1952 - Barry Champagne, Louisiana, stunt coorindator (Licence to Kill)
1952 - Carol Kane, Cleveland Ohio, actress (Dog Day Afternoon, Simka-Taxi)
Actress Isabella RosselliniActress Isabella Rossellini (1952) 1952 - Isabella Rossellini, Rome Italy, actress (Big Night, Blue Velvet)
1952 - Rickey Gazda, rocker
1953 - Jerome Smith, US guitarist (KC & the Sunshine Band-Boogie Shoes)
1954 - William Beard, rock drummer (Face To Face)
1956 - Brian Benben, Winchester Va, actor (Dream On, Gangster Chronicles)
1957 - Andrea Evans, actress (Young & Restless, Tina-One Life to Live)
1957 - Tom Bailey, England, rocker (Thompson Twins-Doctor Doctor)
1958 - Daniels Koran, saxophonist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
1960 - Ralph Brown, British actor
1961 - Andres Galarraga, Caracas Venezuela, infielder (Colorado Rockies)
1961 - [Genevieve] Alison Moyet, Essex England, rock vocalist (Yaz, Alf)
1962 - Jan[ice] Merrill, track star (US record long distance holder 1979)
1962 - Mitsuharu Misawa, Japanese professional wrestler
1963 - Bruce Smith, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
1963 - Darren "Dizzy" Reed, US musician (Guns n' Roses-Sweet Girl of Mine)
1963 - Joe Walter, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
1963 - Omar Londono, jockey
1964 - Thanh Nguyen, Saigon Vietnam, 141 lbs US weightlifter (Olympics-1996)
1964 - Uday Hussein, Iraqi leader (d. 2003)
1965 - Kim Dickens, American actress and model
1966 - Bob Kempainen, Minneapolis MN, marathoner (Olympics-96)
1966 - Doug Bodger, Chemainus BC, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, San Jose)
1966 - Kurt Browning, Alberta, figure skater (Olympic-5-1994)
1966 - Luke Jensen, Grayling Mich, tennis star (1993 French Open doubles)
1966 - Robert Kempainen, Minneapolis MN, marathoner (Oly-1996)
1966 - Sandy Alomar, Salinas Puerto Rico, catcher (Cleveland Indians)
1967 - Pasquale Bruno, Italian American entrepreneur
1968 - John Lumkes, Chicago Illinois, 3k steeplechase runner
1969 - Fernando Valenzula, jockey
1969 - Jay Leeuwenburg, NFL guard/center (Chic Bears, Indianapolis Colts)

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