Famous Birthdays on 28th June

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1367 - Sigismund, German Emperor/king of Hungary/Bohemia
1476 - Paul IV, [Giampietro Caraffa], inquisition/Pope (1555-59)
1490 - Albrecht von Brandenburg, German archbishop/monarch of Mainz/cardinal
1491 - Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47)
1503 - Giovanni della Casa, Italian poet (d. 1556)
1547 - Cristofano Malvezzi, composer
1550 - John Drusius, Flemish hebrew translator
1577 - Peter Paul Rubens, Siegen, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision)
1586 - Paul Siefert, composer
1641 - Marie Casimire Louise de la Grange d'Arquien, queen of Poland (d. 1716)
1703 - John Wesley, Epworth, Lincolnshire, English Christian theologian and co-founder of the Methodist movement
1712 - Jean Jacques Rousseau, France, composer/social contractor (Confession)
1719 - Étienne François, duc de Choiseul, French statesman (d. 1785)
Evangelist John WesleyEvangelist John Wesley (1703) 1734 - Jean-Jacques Beauvarget-Charpentier, composer
1787 - Henry G W Smith, leader of British-Indian forces
1787 - Sir Henry George Wakelyn (Harry) Smith, Wittlesea England, governor at the Cape Colony
1794 - Allen Frances Gardiner, Berkshire, England, naval officer and missionary in inter alia Port Natal
1806 - Napoleon Coste, composer
1808 - Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess/politican
1812 - Rudolf von Alt, Austrian painter
1816 - Jacob P P baron van Zuylen van Nijevelt, Min Foreign Affairs (1852-53)
1824 - Paul Broca, France, brain surgeon/anthro (located speech center)
1824 - William Tatus Wofford, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1884
1825 - Richard ACE Erlenmeyer, German chemist (Erlenemyer kolf)
1831 - Joseph Joachim, Kittsee Germany, violinist (Hungarian Concerto)
1847 - Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer
1852 - Hans Huber, composer
1853 - Edwin Arthur Jones, composer
1865 - Otto Julius Bierbaum, German writer/journalist (Remarkable Stories)
1867 - Luigi Pirandello, Italy, writer (6 Characters-Nobel 1934)
1867 - William Courtleigh, Guelph Ontario, actor (Eyes of Youth, Madame X)
1873 - Alexis Carrel, France, surgeon/sociologist/biologist (Nobel 1912)
1874 - Oley Speaks, composer
1875 - Henri Lebesgue, French mathematician (d. 1941)
1879 - Sigurd von Koch, composer
1883 - Pierre Laval, Prime Minister of France (d. 1945)
1884 - Lamina Sankoh, early Sierra Leonean nationalist (d. 1964)
1885 - Berthold Viertel, writer
1885 - Giuseppe Mule, composer
1886 - Joe Cox, cricketer (South African pace bowler in 1913-14 series v England)
1887 - Boleslav Vomacka, composer
1888 - George Challenor, cricketer (pioneering West Indian batsman)
1889 - Frank Mayo, silent screen actor (Burning Gold, Hell's Headquarters)
1891 - Carl Panzram, American serial killer (d. 1930)
1891 - Esther Forbes, American writer (d. 1968)
1891 - Carl Spaatz, Boyertown, Pennsylvania, American Air Force general (d. 1974)
1892 - Edward H Carr, England, historian (History of Soviet Russia)
1893 - Luciano Gallet, composer
1893 - Nils Bjorkander, composer
1894 - Lois Wilson, Pitts Pa, actress (Alice-Aldrich Family)
1895 - Kazimierz Sikorski, composer
1897 - Jacobus J E Hondius, graphic artist
1900 - Leon Kruczkowski, Polish author (Kordian into Cham)
1902 - Pierre Brunet, France, figure skater pair (Olympic-gold-1928, 32)
1902 - Richard Rodgers, Hammels Station NY, composer (Rodgers & Hammerstein)
1903 - Alan Bunce, Westfield NJ, actor (Albert-Ethel & Albert)
1904 - Wlodzimierz Pozniak, composer
1906 - Maria Goeppert Mayer, US atomic physicist (Nobel 1963)
1906 - Nancy Mayhew Youngman, artist/educator
1906 - Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/music historian
1907 - Paul-Emile Victor, French pole explorer (La civilisation du phoque)
1908 - James L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy)
1909 - Arnold Shaw, composer
1909 - Eric Ambler, London, suspense writer (Epitaph for a Spy)
1909 - French van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist
1912 - Audrey Langford, singing teacher
1912 - Sergiu Celibidache, conductor
1913 - George Walter Selwyn Lloyd, English composer (Serf, John Socman)
1913 - Franz Antel, Austrian filmmaker (d. 2007)
1913 - Walter Oesau, German pilot (d. 1944)
1914 - Charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player
1914 - Aribert Heim, Austrian physician
1917 - Willem "Wim" Sonneveld, Dutch singer/actor (My Fair Lady)
1917 - Katherine Rawls, American swimming champion (d. 1982)
1918 - Bert Schierbeek, [Lambertus], Dutch writer/poet (Cross Roads)
1920 - A. E. Hotchner, American editor, novelist and playwright
1921 - P V Narasimha Rao, premier of India (1991- )
1922 - Terje Stigen, Norwegian author (Det siste paradiset)
1922 - Michael Vale, American actor (d. 2005)
1923 - Lloyd Labeach, Panama City, 100m/200m runner (Olympic-bronze-1948)
1923 - Adolfo Schwelm Cruz, Argentine racing driver
1924 - Henk van Stipriaan, Dutch radio host
1925 - Anne Mackenzie, South African long distance athlete
Actor & Director Mel BrooksActor & Director Mel Brooks (1926) 1926 - Mel Brooks, New York City, American actor and director (Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs)
1926 - Robert Shelton Shapiro, journalist
1926 - Robert Ledley, Flushing, Queens, New York, physiologist, biophysicist, and radiologist, (d. 2012)
1927 - Theo van Tijn, Dutch marxist/social-historian
1927 - Frank Rowland, Newport Beach, California, Nobel laureate in chemistry, (d. 2012)
1928 - Andrew Gordon Speedie-Pask, cybernetician stage producer/lyricist
1928 - Peter Heine, cricketer (solid South African fast bowler in 1950's)
1928 - Ronald Alfred Gardyne "Rags" Butler, sailor
1928 - Dr Hans Blix, Swedish head of the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission 2000-2003
1928 - Harold Evans, English journalist and writer; editor of The Sunday Times
1929 - Don Dubbins, Brooklyn, actor (Enchanted Island, Fix)
1929 - Helena van Heerden, South African pianist
1930 - Nikolay Nikolayevich Karetnikov, composer
1930 - Itamar Franco, President of Brazil
1931 - Junior Johnson, American NASCAR driver
1931 - Lucien Victor, Belgian cyclist (d. 1995)
1932 - Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita, Isleton CA, actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid)
1933 - Gunnar Reynir Sveinsson, composer
1933 - Gusty Spence, Northern Irish loyalist politician
1934 - Carl M Levin, (Sen-D Michigan, 1979- )
1934 - Roy Gilchrist, cricketer (volatile WI fast bowler of late 50s)
1935 - John Inman, English actor (d. 2007)
1936 - Bill Orton, (Rep-R-UT, 1983- )
1936 - Gisela Kraft, writer
1936 - Major R Owens, (Rep-D-NY, 1983-2007), (d. 2013)
1936 - Peter Hall, folklorist/musician
1937 - Richard Bright, American actor (d. 2006)
1937 - George Knudson, Canadian golfer (d. 1989)
1937 - Ron Luciano, American baseball umpire (d. 1995)
1938 - Leon E Panetta, (Rep-D-CA, 1977- )
1938 - John Byner, American comedian
1938 - Moy Yat, Chinese martial artist (d. 2001)
1938 - Robert Hughes, Sydney, Australia, art critic, (d. 2012)
1940 - Muhammad Yunus, Bangladeshi banker, economist and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1940 - Roderick Wright, ex-Scottish bishop (d. 2005)
1941 - Al Downing, American baseball player
1941 - Joseph Goguen, American computer scientist (d. 2006)
1942 - "Chris" Martin Thembisile Hani, sec-gen (South African Communist Party)
1942 - Jim Kolbe, (Rep-R-AZ, 1985- )
1942 - Sjoukje Dijkstra, Holland, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1964)
1942 - Martin Thembisile Hani, Cofimvaba, Transkei, Chief of Staff of Umkhonto we Sizwe, military arm of the ANC
1943 - Ed Pastor, (Rep-D-Arizona)
1943 - Klaus von Klitzing, German physicist, Nobel laureate
1945 - Dave Knights, London, rock bassist (Procol Harum-Conquistador)
1945 - Jane Harmon, (Rep-D-California)
1946 - Bruce Davison, Phila, actor (Capt Wyler-Hunter, Willard, High Risk)
1946 - Gilda Radner, Detroit Mich, actress (SNL, Haunted Honeymoon)
1946 - John "Mike" Lounge, Denver Colorado, astr (STS 51-I, STS 26, STS 35)
1946 - Robert L Asprin, US, sci-fi writer (Thieves World, Cold Cash War)
1946 - Robert Xavier Rodriguez, composer
1946 - Jaime Guzmán, Chilean politician.
1947 - Mark Helprin, US writer
1947 - Patrick Kincaid, who wrote the TODAY program; send him a card
1947 - Clarissa Dickson Wright, English celebrity chef
1947 - Anny Duperey, French film and television actress
Actress Kathy BatesActress Kathy Bates (1948) 1948 - Kathy Bates, Memphis TN, academy award winning actress (Misery)
1949 - Don Baylor, Tx, baseball player (Rockies, 1979 AL RBI leader, 267 HBP)
1949 - Edward Totah, art dealer
1950 - Ken Arthur, Australian softball asst coach (Olympics-bronze-96)
1950 - Mauricio Rojas, Swedish politician
1952 - Pietro Mennea, Italian runner (200m world record), (d. 2013)
1954 - Alice Krige, South African actress (Chariots of Fire, Ladykiller)
1954 - Ava Barber, Knoxville Tn, country singer (Lawrence Welk Show)
1955 - Mitch Addock, Macon MS, Nike golfer (1992 BC Open-11th)
1955 - Nikolai Simyatov, USSR, nordic skier (Olympic-3 golds-1976)
1955 - Shirley Cheriton, English actress
1955 - Eric Gates, English footballer
1955 - Thomas Hampson, American baritone
1956 - Noel Mugavin, Australian Rules Football player
1957 - Georgi Parvanov, President of Bulgaria
1957 - Mike Skinner, American racecar driver
1958 - Sergei Shakrai, USSR, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1980)
NFL Quarterback John ElwayNFL Quarterback John Elway (1960) 1960 - John Elway, Port Angeles Washignton, NFL quarterback (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32/33)
1961 - Jay Schroeder, NFL quarterback (Wash Redskins, LA Raiders)
1961 - Jeff Malone, NBA guard (Washington Bullets, Miami Heat)
1962 - Anisoara Stanciu-Cusmir, Romania, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1984)
1963 - Allen Pitts, CFL slot back (Calgary Stampeders)
1964 - Bryan Barker, NFL punter (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1964 - Stephanie Maynor, Chester England, golfer (1995 PING Welch's-13th)
1964 - Susan Mascarin, Detroit Mich, tennis star
1965 - Michele Timms, WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury, Olympics-1988, 96)
1966 - Andrew Lang, NBA center (Minnesota Timberwolves, Milwaukee Bucks)
1966 - John Cusack, Chicago, actor (Stand By Me, Sure Thing, Better Off Dead)
1966 - Mary Stuart Masterson, Houston Texas, actress (Some Kind of Wonderful)
1966 - Mike Bellamy, WLAF receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1967 - Anthony Smith, NFL defensive end (Oakland Raiders)
1967 - Matt Karchner, Berwick PA, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1967 - Gil Bellows, Canadian actor
1968 - Adam Woodyatt, English actor
1968 - Chayanne, Puerto Rican singer
1969 - Danielle Brisebois, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Archie's Place, Big Bad Mama 2)
1969 - Tichina Arnold, Queens, actress (Ryan's Hope, Sharla-All My Children)
1969 - Ayelet Zurer, Israeli actress
1970 - Mushtaq Ahmed, cricketer (prodigious Pakistani leggie 1990-)
1970 - [Jack] Stephen Burton, Indianapolis, actor (Chris-Out of this World)
1970 - Mike White, American filmmaker and actor
1971 - Aileen Quinn, actress (Annie)
1971 - Bobby Hurley, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
1971 - Gary Downs, NFL running back (Denver Broncos)
1971 - Greg Evans, NFL/WLAF safety (Buffalo Bills, Frankfurt Galaxy)
1971 - Greg Keagle, Corning NY, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
1971 - Jeff Cothran, NFL fullback (Cin Bengals)
1971 - Tichina Arnold, American actress
1971 - Kenny Cunningham, Irish footballer
1971 - Norika Fujiwara, Japanese actress and television personality
1971 - Ron Mahay, American baseball player
1972 - Arie van de Padt, Dutch soccer player (Tonegido, Sparta)
1972 - Eric Johnson, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
1972 - Jerry Colquitt, WLAF quarterback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1972 - Kelly Wiltshire, CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts)
1972 - Marvin Jones, NFL linebacker (NY Jets)
1972 - Ryan Fujita, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
1972 - Alessandro Nivola, American actor
1973 - Alberto Berastegui, Spain, tennis star
1973 - Brian Maisonneuve, Detroit Mich, soccer midfielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1973 - Ingrid Seynhaeve, Brussels Belgium, model (Look of the Year 1991)
1973 - Adrian Annus, Hungarian athlete

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