Famous Birthdays on 5th June

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1341 - Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (d. 1402)
1493 - Justus Jonas, German Protestant reformer (d. 1555)
1523 - Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry (d. 1573)
1553 - Bernardino Baldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1617)
1554 - Elisabeth of Austria, queen consort of France (d. 1592)
1640 - Pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715)
1646 - Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Italian mathematician (d. 1684)
1660 - Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (d. 1744)
1664 - Mustafa II, sultan of Turkey (1695-1703)
1665 - Nicolas Bernier, composer
1686 - Cristoph Raupach, composer
1695 - Johann Conrad Schlaun, German barok architect
1718 - Thomas Chippendale, England, furniture maker (baptized)
1723 - Adam Smith, Kirkcaldy Scotland, economist (Wealth of Nations) (baptized)
Economist and Philosopher Adam SmithEconomist and Philosopher Adam Smith (1723) 1736 - Corneille F de Nelis, Flemish scholar/bishop of Antwerp
1757 - Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (d. 1808)
1759 - Theodor Zwetler, composer
1760 - Johan Gadolin, Finnish chemist (discovered yttrium)
1771 - Ernst Augustus I, Duke of Cumberland/King of Hanover (1837-51)
1771 - Willem F, count of Bylandt, Dutch military officer
1781 - Christian August Lobeck, German scholar (d. 1860)
1798 - Alexey Fyodorovich L'vov, composer
1813 - Prosper Philippe Catherine Sainton, composer
1819 - John Couch Adams, English astronomer (co-discover Neptune)
1823 - George Thorndike Angell, Mass, lawyer (ASPCA)
1825 - Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry, Georgia, educator (Rep-Ala, 1857-61)
1826 - Ivar Christian Hallstrom, composer
1827 - Beverly Holcombe Robertson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
1831 - Marcus Joseph Wright, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1922
1850 - Pat Garrett, American Western lawman (d. 1908)
1862 - Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish physician (Nobel 1911)
1863 - Arthur Somervell, composer
1868 - James Connolly, Irish socialist (d. 1916)
1874 - Jack Chesbro, baseball pitcher (NY Highlanders - won 41 in 1904)
1876 - Tony Jackson, American musician (d. 1920)
1877 - Johan W Albarda, 1st Dutch socialist minister (1939-45)
1878 - Franklyn Farnum, actor (Cowboy & Bandit, Scarlet Car, Frontier Days)
1878 - [Francisco] Pancho Villa, Mexico, revolutionary/guerrilla leader
1879 - Adolf Wiklund, composer
1879 - Robert Mayer, German-born philanthropist (d. 1985)
1879 - René Pottier, French cyclist (d. 1907)
1883 - John Maynard Keynes, Cambridge England, economist/math/journalist
1884 - Ivy Compton-Burnett, novelist
1884 - Ralph Benatzky, Czech composer (d. 1957)
1885 - Georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940)
1887 - Ruth Benedict, New York City, American anthropologist (Patterns of Culture)
1888 - Raden Mas Nato Suroto, Indonesia, poet (Melatiknoppen)
1892 - Alexander Loudon, diplomat (Washington)
1894 - Roy Thomson, Lord Thomson of Fleet, English publisher (d. 1976)
1895 - August Baeyens, Flemish composer (Coriolanus)
1895 - William Boyd, Ohio, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy)
1898 - Federico Garcia Lorca, Spain, poet/dramatist (Blood Wedding)
1900 - Barbara Gooden, novelist
Grand Duchess of Russia Anastasia NikolaevnaGrand Duchess of Russia Anastasia Nikolaevna (1901) 1901 - Anastasia Nikolaevna, Saint Petersburg, daughter of last Russian Tsar
1902 - Hugo Huppert, writer
1905 - John Abbott, London, actor (Smogasboard)
1906 - Kenneth Anderson, deputy comptroller (British GPO)
1906 - Margaret Rawlings, actress (Roman Holiday)
1906 - Viscount Rochdale, British CEO
1907 - Rolf Bongs, writer
1907 - Rudolf Peieris, physicist
1908 - Jack Jacob, senior master (British Supreme Court)
1909 - Alfred Uhl, composer
1911 - Arthur Vick, vice chancelor (Queens University, Belfast)
1911 - Charles Fletcher, physician/CEO (ASH)
1912 - Eric Hollies, cricketer (England leggie, bowled Bradman)
1912 - Josef Neckermann, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic-gold-1968)
1912 - Dean Amadon, American ornithologist (d. 2003)
1913 - Friedrich Wildgans, composer
1914 - Beatrice de Cardi, archaeoligist
1914 - Rose Hill, singer/actress (Nicholas Nickleby, Shot in the Dark)
1914 - Stan Jones, Douglas Az, actor (Sheriff of Cochise)
1915 - Alfred Kazin, US writer/literature critic (Inmost Leaf)
1915 - Lancelot Ware, founder (MENSA)
1916 - Eddie Joost, baseball player
1916 - Jack Sutherland, journalist
1916 - Syd Barnes, cricketer (Australian batsmen of 30's/40's)
1917 - Carel van Dillen, resistance fighter
1918 - Branimir Sakac, composer
1919 - Akeo Watanabe, Tokyo Japan, conductor (Nippon Phil Orch 1956-68)
1919 - Richard McClure Scarry, children's author/illustrator
1920 - Cornelius Ryan, US historian/writer (Italians: Face of a Nation)
1920 - Kurt Edelhagen, West German jazz pianist (Klimbim)
1920 - Marion Motley, AAFC, NFL fullback (Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh)
1921 - Lancelot Pierre, cricketer (1 Test WI v England 1948, 0-28)
1923 - Daniel Rogers Pinkham, Lynn Massachusetts, composer (Signs of Zodiac)
1923 - Jorge Daponte, Argentine racing driver (d. 1963)
1924 - Kenneth Burslam Gardner, librarian/orientalist
1925 - Art Donovan, NFL defensive tackle (Balt, NY Yanks, Dallas), (d. 2013)
1925 - Bill Hayes, Harvey Ill, actor (Your Show of Shows, Days of our Life)
1925 - Dorothy Claire, LaPorte Ind, singer (Winchell & Mahoney)
1925 - William L Dickinson, (Rep-R-AL, 1965- )
1928 - Otto V Walter, writer
1928 - Robert Lansing, SD California, actor (12 O'Clock High, Equalizer, Automan)
1928 - Tony Richardson, England, director (Delicate Balance, Hotel NH)
1930 - Nikolay Nikolayevich Sidel'nikov, composer
1930 - Robert Buchanan, founder (Center for History of Tech Bath University)
1930 - Roger W Suddards, solicitor
1930 - Alifa Rifaat, Egyptian writer (d. 1996)
1931 - Jacques Demy, France, director (Lola, Magic Donkey)
1931 - John Dellow, commisioner (London Metropolitan Police)
1931 - Jerzy Prokopiuk, Polish philosopher, antroposopher
1932 - A R Dawson, rugby player
1932 - Christy Brown, Dublin, novelist (My Left Foot, Down All the Days)
1934 - Bill D Moyers, Hugo Oklahoma, news commentator (Bill Moyers' Journal)
1934 - F Curtis Michel, LaCrosse Wisconsin, astronaut
1934 - Gwen Swire, British social worker
1934 - Katherine Helmond, actress (Soap, Coach)
1935 - Peter Schat, Dutch opera composer (Labyrint, Houdine, Symposion)
1936 - Barry Wilson, deputy chief (British Defense Staff)
1936 - M A "Kelly" Seymour, cricketer (S Afr off-spinner in 7 Tests 1963-70)
1936 - Connie Hines, American actress
1937 - Stanley Lunetta, composer
1938 - Karin Balzer, German DR, hurdler (Olympic-gold-1968)
1938 - Marion Chapman, smallest known premature baby to survive (280 g)
1939 - Joe Clark, [Charles Joseph], (P-C) 16th Canadian PM (1979-80)
1939 - Margaret Drabble, British author (Needle's Eye)
1940 - H R "Tiger" Lance, cricketer (South African batting all-rounder 1961-67)
1940 - Moira Anderson, Scotland, singer (Loch Lomond)
1941 - Duane Duke Sims, baseball player
1941 - Floyd Butler, rocker
1941 - Jeffrey Rooker, MP (Labour)
1941 - Martha Argerich, Buenos Aires Argentina, pianist (debut 1949)
Actor Spalding GrayActor Spalding Gray (1941) 1941 - Spalding Gray, RI, actor (Beaches, Clara's Heart, Heavy Petting)
1941 - Robert Kraft, Brookline Massachusetts, American owner of the New England Patriots
1942 - Charles Dodge, composer
1942 - Nelson "Bo" Burton Jr, bowler/sportscaster (Pro Bowlers Tour)
1942 - Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, pres of Equatoriaal Guinee (1979- )
1943 - Ann Craft, researcher/writer
1943 - Bill Hopkins, composer
1943 - Matthew Lesko, American author
1944 - Chris Finnegan, UK, middleweight boxing champ (Olympic-gold-1968)
Business Magnate and NFL Owner Robert KraftBusiness Magnate and NFL Owner Robert Kraft (1941) 1944 - Tommie Smith, US sprinter (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jan 5]
1944 - Colm Wilkinson, Irish singer
1945 - Ambar Roy, cricketer (nephew of Pankaj Batted in 4 Tests 1969-70)
1945 - Don Reid, Va, country singer (Statler Bros-Flowers on the Wall)
1945 - John Carlos, track star (Olympic bronze 1968); gave black power salute
1945 - Klaus Wyborny, actor (Klammer auf Klammer Zu)
1945 - John Carlos, American athlete
1946 - Fred Stone, rock guitarist (Sly & Family Stone-Stand)
1946 - Fuzzy Fuscaldo, rocker (Capt Beefheart)
1946 - Gillian Hills, Cairo Egypt, actress (Blow-up, Clockwork Orange)
1946 - Michael Monarch, rocker (Steppenwolf)
1946 - Stefania Sandrelli, Viareggio Italy, actress (Afredo, Key)
1947 - David Hare, playwright (Strapless, Plenty, Wetherby, Fatale)
1947 - Eric Molobi, South Africa, activist (ANC)
1947 - Laurie Anderson, performance artist (O Superman, Excellent Birds)
1947 - Tom Evans, Liverpool, rock bassist/vocalist (Badfinger)
1948 - Gail Davies, Broken Bow Ok, country singer (Blue Heartache)
1948 - Frank Estersmith, Australia, rocker (Air Supply)
Author Ken FollettAuthor Ken Follett (1949) 1949 - Ken Follett, Cardiff, Wales, spy author (Eye of the Needle, Lie Down with Lions)
1950 - Adrian Cosma, Romania, team handball (Olympic-silver-1976)
1950 - Ronnie Dyson, US, singer (Hair, All over your face)
1950 - J. J. Bittenbinder, American television host and author
1951 - Suze Orman, American financial advisor, writer, and television personality.
1952 - Carole Fredericks, American singer (d. 2001)
1952 - Daniel Katzen, American classical musician
1953 - Kathleen Kennedy, American film producer
1954 - Peter Erskine, jazz drummer (Weather Report)
1954 - Michael "Nicko" McBrain, London, English heavy metal drummer (Iron Maiden-Powerslave)
1954 - Phil Neale, cricketer
1954 - Nancy Stafford [Nancy Elizabeth], Wilton Manors, Florida, American actress (Joan-St Elsewhere, 1977 Miss Florida)
1954 - Haluk Bilginer, Turkish actor
1955 - Edino Nazareth Filho, Brazilian football player
1956 - Kenny G, saxophonist (Duotones)
1956 - Richard A Searfoss, Mount Clemons Mich, Astronaut (STS 58, 76, sk 90)
1956 - Richard Butler, English singer (Psychedelic Furs)
1957 - Jim Woodward, Wilmington DE, Nike golfer (1994 Miss Gulf Coast-50th)
1958 - Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi, President of the Comoros
1959 - Michael Winans, gospel singer (Winans)
1960 - Leslie Hendrix, American actress
1960 - Margo Lanagan, Australian author
1961 - Ramesh Krishnan, Indian tennis star
1961 - Teri Nunn, California, rock vocalist (Berlin-You Take my Breathe Away)
1961 - Mary Kay Bergman, American voice actress (d. 1999)
1962 - Astrid, Belgian princess/daughter of Albert II
1962 - Jeff Garlin, American comedian
1964 - Laura Charameda, Marshall Mich, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1964 - Mags, rocker (Fuzzbox-Into Rescue)
1964 - Karl Sanders, American musician (Nile)
1965 - Bob Probert, Windsor, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
1965 - Edward Hartman, Skalica CZE, hockey goalie (Team Slovakia)
1965 - Karen Sillas, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Prime Suspect)
1965 - Sandrine Piau, French soprano
1966 - Bill Spiers, Orangeburg SC, infielder (Houston Astros)
1966 - Tina Barrett, Balt, LPGA golfer (1989 Mitsubishi Motors Ocean State)
1967 - Joe Deloach, US, 200m runner (Olympic-gold-1988)
1967 - Matt Bullard, NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)
1967 - Ray Lankford, Modesto California, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
1967 - Ron Livingston, American actor
1969 - Ed Smith, WLAF tight end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1969 - Keith Powe, WLAF/CFL defensive lineback (Win Blue Bombers, Claymores)
1969 - Brian McKnight, American musician
1970 - Izabella Scorupco, Bialystok Poland, actress (Golden Eye)
1970 - Martin Gelinas, Shawinigan, NHL left wing (Vancouver Canucks)
1970 - Todd Burger, guard (Chicago Bears)
Actor & Former Rapper Mark WahlbergActor & Former Rapper Mark Wahlberg (1971) 1971 - Mark Wahlberg, Boston, Massachusetts, rap singer (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch) and actor (Boogie Nights, The Departed)
1971 - Pedro Garau, WLAF running back (Barcelona Dragons)
1971 - Vaughn Parker, NFL guard/tackle (San Diego Chargers)
1971 - Susan Lynch, Northern Irish actress

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