Famous Birthdays on 20th June

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236 BC - Scipio Africanus, Roman statesman and general of the Second Punic War (d. 183 BC)
1005 - Ali az-Zahir, caliph (d. 1036)
1389 - John, Duke of Bedford, regent of England (d. 1435)
1566 - Sigismund III, King of Poland/Sweden
1583 - Jacob De la Gardie, Swedish soldier and statesman (d. 1652)
1585 - Lazaro Valvasensi, composer
1615 - Salvatore Rosa, Italian painter/musician [or 7/21]
1634 - Charles Emanuel II, Duke of Savoy (1638-75)
1642 - George Hickes, English linguistic (Old German Philology)
1647 - Johann Georg III, Elector of Saxony (1680-91)
1674 - Nicholas Rowe, England, poet laureate (Jane Shore, Tamerlane)
1694 - Hans A Brorson, Danish poet/bishop of Ribe
1717 - Jacques Saly, French sculptor (d. 1776)
1723 - Adam Ferguson, Scottish sociologist/historian
1723 - Theophilus Lindsey, English theologian (d. 1808)
1730 - Nonnosus Madlseder, composer
1733 - Betty Washington sister of George Washington
1737 - Tokugawa Ieharu, Japanese military (d. 1786)
1743 - Anna L Barbauld, writer of hymns
1756 - Joseph Martin Kraus, composer
1763 - Theobald Wolfe Tone, Irish nationalist
1770 - Moses Waddel, American educator/minister and bestselling author (d. 1840)
1771 - Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, Scottish philanthropist (d. 1820)
1786 - Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, French poet (d. 1859)
1808 - Samson Raphael Hirsch, German rabbi (d. 1888)
1819 - Jacques Offenbach, Cologne, French composer (Tales of Hoffmann)
1823 - Jesse Lee Reno, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1824 - George E Street, British (?) architect
1824 - John Tyler Morgan, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1907
1833 - Leon-J-F Bonnat, painter
1852 - Theodorus Heemskerk Jzn, minister of interior (1866..88) [or Jul 20]
1858 - Medardo Rosso, Italian sculptor (portraits)
1858 - Charles W. Chesnutt, American writer (d. 1932)
1860 - Jack Worrall, Australian cricketer, footballer, and coach (d. 1937)
1861 - Arthur Battelle Whiting, composer
1864 - Worm Pander, sculptor
1866 - Ivans, [Jacob van Schevichaven], Dutch lawyer/detective writer
1866 - Lord George ESMH Carnarvon, England, egyptologist (Tutanchamon)
1868 - Helen Miller Shepard, philanthropist/established Hall of Fame
1872 - George Carpenter, the 5th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1948)
1875 - Othenio Able, Austria, paleontologist
1883 - Giannotto Bastianelli, composer
1883 - Jules Verstraete, [Julien G the Graef], actor (Driestuiversopera)
1883 - Leah Baird, Chicago IL, actress (Lady Gangster)
1885 - Andrzej Gawroński, Polish scholar (d. 1927)
1887 - Arnaut Colnot, painter/graphic artist
1887 - Kurt Schwitters, German/British dada-artist/poet (collages)
1889 - John S. Paraskevopoulos, Greek-South African astronomer (d. 1951)
1891 - John A. Costello, second Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland (d. 1976)
1892 - S M Tretjakow, writer
1894 - George Delacorte, NYC, philanthropist/publisher (Dell Books)
1894 - Lloyd A Hall, Illinois, pioneer in food chemistry
1897 - Cyril "Froggy" Francois, cricketer (S Afr all-rounder v Eng 1922-23)
1897 - Elisabeth Hauptmann, German writer (d. 1973)
1899 - Anthon van der Horst, Dutch organist/composer
1899 - Jean Moulin, hero of the French Resistance (WW II)
1900 - Ernest White, composer
1901 - Iri Maruki, artist
1903 - Glenna Collett Vare, RI, Natl Am Golf champ (1922, 25, 28-30, 35)
1904 - Heinrich von Brentano di Tremezzo, German Foreign Minister
1905 - Lillian Hellman, American playwright (d. 1984)
1906 - Bob Howard, Newton Mass, singer/pianist (Sing it Again)
1907 - Lillian Hellman, playwright (Toys in the Attic, Little Foxes)
1907 - Jimmy Driftwood, American songwriter and musician (d. 1998)
1908 - Billy Werber, American baseball player
1909 - Cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres)
1909 - Errol Flynn, Hobart Tasmania, actor (Captain Blood, Robin Hood)
1909 - Joan Harrison, screenwriter
1911 - Gail Patrick, Birmingham Ala, actress (My Man Godfrey, Love Crazy)
1911 - Lord Brightman, British judge of appeals
1912 - Anthony Buckeridge, English author (d. 2004)
1914 - Friedrich Zipp, composer
1915 - Terence Young, Shanghai China, director (Dr No, Thunderball)
1915 - Dick Reynolds, Australian rules footballer and coach (d. 2002)
1916 - Johnny Morris, British broadcaster/actor (Once in a Lifetime)
1916 - William Balchin, geographer
1916 - Jean-Jacques Bertrand, premier of Quebec (d. 1973)
1917 - Igor Śmiałowski, Polish actor (d. 2006)
1918 - George Lynch, American auto racer (d. 1997)
1918 - Zoltán Sztáray, Hungarian writer
1919 - Bruce Gordon, London England, actor (Frank Nitti-Untouchables)
1919 - Ronald Hines, Dutch/British actor (Pack of Lies)
1920 - Haydn Tudor Evans, British high court judge
1923 - Marcus Bakker, Dutch MP (CPN)
1924 - Chet Atkins, Luttrell Tenn, guitarist (Me & My Guitar)
1924 - Rainer Barzel, German leader (CDU-CSU)/minister
1925 - Audie Murphy, Kingston, Texas, most decorated American WW II hero/actor (Destry, Joe Butterfly)
1925 - Doris J Hart, St Louis Mo, tennis player (Wimbledon 1951)
1926 - Arthur Bell, royal botanic gardens director (Kew Gardens)
1927 - John M Dengler, jazz bass sax/trumpet/trombone
1928 - David Mitchell, British MP
1928 - Jean-Marie le Pen, France, leader (National Front party)
1928 - Martin Landau, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Mission Impossible, Space 1999, Ed Wood)
1928 - Robert Satanowski, composer
1928 - Eric Dolphy, Los Angeles California, jazz musician, (d. 1964)
1929 - Ingrid Haebler, Austrian pianist (Hayd/Mozart/Schubert)
1930 - Ellie Rabb, US, actor (Fabulous Baker Boys, Extreme Close-up)
1930 - John Waine, bishop (Chelmsford)
1930 - Robert Ivanovich Rozhdestvensky, poet
1930 - Paul Pender, American boxer
1930 - Magdalena Abakanowicz, Polish artist
1931 - Arne Nordheim, Larvik Norway, conductor/composer (Aftonland)
1931 - James Tolkan Calumet MI, actor (Weekend War, Leap of Faith)
1931 - Olympia Dukakis, Lowell Mass, actress (Moonstruck, Cemetery Club)
1931 - Richard Southwood, zoologist/chancellor (Oxford University)
1931 - Martin Landau, American actor
1932 - Robert Rozjdestvenski, Russian poet (Requiem, Userjoz)
1933 - Brett Halsey, Santa Ana California, actress (Paul-Follow the Sun)
1933 - Claire Tomalin, biographer/editor
1933 - Danny Aiello, NYC, actor (Moonstruck, Radio Days)
1933 - Earl of Cranbrook, CEO (Nature Conservancy Council)
1933 - Jean Boiteux, France, 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1952)
1934 - Brian Barder, British high commissar (Australia)
1934 - Cornel Taranu, composer
1934 - Wendy Craig, England, actress (Joseph Andrews)
1934 - Rossana Podestà, Italian actress (Helen of Troy), (d. 2013)
1935 - Anthony Pilkington, CEO (Pilkington Pic)
1936 - Billy Guy, Attasca Tx, rock baritone (Coasters-Young Blood)
1936 - Bobby Nunn, rocker (Coasters-Young Blood)
1936 - Leon Hughes, rocker
1937 - Jerry Keller, rocker/actor (If Ever I See You Again)
1938 - Nikolay Avksentevich Martinov, composer
1939 - Budge Rogers, British rugby player
1939 - R B Desai, cricketer (effective pace bowler for India in 60s)
1940 - John Mahoney, Manchester England, actor (Fraiser, Frantic, 8 Men Out)
1940 - Eugen Drewermann, German theologian
1941 - Stephen Frears, England, dir (Prick Up Your Ears, Dangerous Liaisons)
1941 - Ulf D Merbold, German physicist/astronaut (STS 9, 42, Soyuz TM-19)
1942 - Brian Wilson, Inglewood California, vocalist (Beachboys-In My Room)
1943 - Andy Etchebarren, baseball catcher (Balt Orioles)
1944 - Dave Nelson, baseball player
1944 - Terry Funk, Hammond Ind, pro wrestler (WWF/NWA)/actor (Paradise Alley)
1944 - David Roper, English actor
1945 - David S Monson, (Rep-R-UT, 1985- )
1945 - James F Buchli, New Rockford ND, USMC/astr (STS 51C, 61A, 29, 48)
1945 - John McCook, Ventura Cal, actor (Codename: Firefox, Bold & Beautiful)
1945 - [Morna] Anne Murray, Springhill Nova Scotia Canada, singer (Snow Bird)
1946 - Andre Watts, Nuremberg Germany, concert pianist (Oberon)
1946 - Duchess of Gloucester
1946 - Bob Vila, television presenter
1946 - Xanana Gusmão, President of East Timor
1947 - Candy Clark, Ok, actress (Man Who Fell to Earth, Q, American Graffiti)
1947 - David French, British director (Deep Sleep, Bingo)
1947 - John Forbes, horse trainer
1947 - Dolores Brooks, American singer (the Crystals)
1947 - Josef Clemens, German bishop and Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
1947 - Ivo Milazzo, Italian comic book artist
1948 - Nigel Morris, rocker (Isotope)
1948 - Ludwig Scotty, President of Nauru
1949 - Bob Andrews, England, rock keyboardist/vocalist
1949 - Paul Shaw, Collingwood Ontario, trap shooter (Olympics-96)
Singer Lionel RichieSinger Lionel Richie (1949) 1949 - Lionel Richie, Alabama, singer (Commodores, Hello, Penny Lover)
1951 - Peter Gordon, composer
1951 - Tress MacNeille, American voice actress
1951 - Paul Muldoon, Northern Irish poet
1952 - Jayne Thobois, Noblesville IN, LPGA golfer (1995 Hawaiian-56th)
1952 - John Goodman, St Louis Mo, actor (Dan Conner-Roseanne, Babe)
1952 - Larry Riley, Memphis Tn, actor (Harry-Stir Crazy, Knots Landing)
1952 - Vikram Seth, Indian poet
1953 - Alan Longmuir, Edinburgh Scotland, rocker (Bay City Rollers)
Actor John GoodmanActor John Goodman (1952) 1953 - Brian J Duffy, Boston, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 45, 57, 72, sk:92)
1953 - Raul Ramirez, tennis player
1953 - Willy Rampf, German F1 technical director (BMW Sauber)
1954 - Alan [Joseph] Lamb, South African/British cricket player (Northampton)
1954 - Allan Lamb, cricketer (Langebaanweg, Cape Prov, 79 Tests for England)
1954 - Michael Anthony, rock bassist/singer (Van Halen-Pretty Woman)
1954 - Ilan Ramon, Israeli combat pilot and astronaut (d. 2003)
1956 - Peter Reid, English former footballer
1957 - Butch Patrick, Inglewood California, actor (Real McCoys, Eddie-Munsters)
1957 - Koko B. Ware, American professional wrestler
1958 - Chuck Wagner, Nashville Tn, actor (Automan)
1958 - Dickie Thon, baseball player
1958 - Ron Hornaday, American racecar driver
1958 - Kelly Johnson [Bernadette], Edmonton, London, guitarist (Girlschool), (d. 2007)
1960 - Donna Mayhew, Taylor Penn, javelin thrower
1960 - John Taylor, rocker
1960 - Michael Corbett, Collingwood NJ, actor (David-Young & Restless)
1960 - [Nigel] John Taylor, England, rock bassist (Duran Duran-Girls on Film)
1961 - Gary Varsho, baseball player
1961 - Karin Enke, Dresden German DR, speed skater (Olympic-gold-1980, 84)
1963 - Kirk Baptiste, Beaumont Tx, 200m runner (Olympic-silver-1984)
1963 - Matt Anger, Walnut Creek Cal, tennis star
1963 - Amir Derakh, American musician (Orgy)
1963 - Don West, American professional wrestling announcer
1964 - Najee Mustafaa, NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders)
1964 - Paul David Goydos, Long Beach CA, PGA golfer (1994 BC Open-7th)
1964 - Pierfrancesco Chili, Italian motorcycle racer
1965 - Michael Landon Jr, Encino California, actor (Bonanza The Return)
1967 - Joseph William Cathcart, rock guitarist (Nelson-Love & Affection)
1967 - Pat Jablonski, Toledo, NHL goalie (Montreal Canadiens)
Actress Nicole KidmanActress Nicole Kidman (1967) 1967 - Nicole Kidman, Honolulu Hawaii, actress (Dead Calm, Far & Away)
1968 - Fred McAfee, NFL running back (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1968 - Garry Howe, WLAF nose tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)
1968 - Mike McCarthy, Brooklyn New York, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics-88, 96)
1969 - Gerald Dixon, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals)
1969 - Malivai Washington, Glenn Cove NY, tennis star (Olympics-96)
1970 - Shay-Oren Smadja, Israel, men's half middleweight judoka (Oly-1996)
1970 - Prince Moulay Rachid of Morocco
1970 - Andrea Nahles, German politician
1970 - Bruce Woodcock, American computer games analyst

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