Famous Birthdays on 6th June

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1236 - Wen Tianxiang, Chinese prime minister (d. 1283)
1436 - Regiomontanus (Johannes Muller), prepares astronomical tables
1502 - King John III of Portugal (d. 1557)
1519 - Andrea Cesalpino, Italian philosopher and botanist (d. 1603)
1576 - Giovanni Diodati, Swiss Protestant clergyman (d. 1649)
1580 - Godefroy Wendelin, Flemish astronomer (d. 1667)
1599 - Diego Velázquez, Spanish painter (d. 1660)
1606 - Pierre Corneille, France, dramatist (El Cid, Horace)
1622 - Claude-Jean Allouez, French Jesuit missionary and explorer (d.1857)
1625 - Domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor
1661 - Giacomo Antonio Perti, composer
1676 - Georg Riedel, German composer
1695 - Adriaen Valckenier, gov-gen Neth-Indies (1737-41)/killed 8,000 Chinese
1714 - King Joseph I of Portugal (d. 1777)
1722 - Adrien Trudo Sale, composer
1735 - Anton Schweitzer, composer
1755 - Nathan Hale, hanged patriot, had but one life to give for his country
1756 - John Trumbull, US painter (Declaration of Independence)
1765 - Cornelis Loots, Dutch accountant/poet (Dwingelandij)
1772 - Maria Teresa of the Two Sicilies, Holy Roman Empire Empress consort (d. 1807)
1799 - Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin, Russian writer and poet (Eugene Onegin) (5/26 OS)
1804 - Petter Conrad Boman, composer
1807 - Adrien Francois Servais, composer
1813 - Israel Washburn, gov (Union), died in 1883
1815 - Francesco Antonio Norberto Pinto, composer
1819 - William Howard Glover, composer
1826 - Sarah Parker Remond, US/Italian abolitionist
1829 - John Baillie McIntosh, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1888
1829 - Shusaku Honinbo, Japanese Go player (d. 1862)
1840 - John Stainer, composer
1840 - William Francis Bartlett, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1841 - Eliza Orzeszkowa, Polish novelist (d.1910)
1842 - James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor (Amer Acad of Dramatic Art)
1844 - Konstantin Savitsky, Russian painter (d. 1905)
1847 - Gerben Postma, [Ids], Frisian writer (Swealtsjeblommen)
1850 - Karl F Braun, Germany, co-developed wireless telegraphy (Nobel 1909)
1857 - Aleksandr Lyapunov, Russian mathematician (d. 1918)
1860 - William R Inge, English theologist/Deacon St Paul's Cathedral
1862 - Henry John Newbolt, English sea historian/poet
1867 - David Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder (d. 1931)
Naval Officer and Explorer Robert ScottNaval Officer and Explorer Robert Scott (1868) 1868 - Robert Falcon Scott, Plymouth, British leader of ill-fated south pole expedition
1869 - Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer/conductor
1872 - Alexandra Fjodorovna Romanova, last Russian tsarina (1894-1918)
1875 - Thomas Mann, Germany, novelist (Magic Mountain-Nobel 1929)
1878 - Vincent de Moro-Giafferi, French criminal attorney (d. 1956)
1879 - L Patrick Abercrombie, English architect
1880 - William T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state
1886 - Paul Dudley White, heart specialist
1890 - Dorothy Heyward, NYC, playwright (Porgy)
1890 - Ted Lewis, American bandleader (d. 1971)
1891 - Istvan Kardos, composer
1891 - Vladislac Vancura, writer
1892 - Donald F. Duncan Sr., American entrepreneur (d. 1971)
1893 - Ludovic Feldman, composer
1894 - Sabin V Dragoi, composer
Novelist Thomas MannNovelist Thomas Mann (1875) 1896 - Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya (La marcia su Rome)
1896 - Robert Sheriff, playwright (Journey's End)
1896 - Henry Allingham, English first world war veteran
1898 - Ninette de Valois, [Edris Stannus], Engl, ballerina (Royal Ballet)
1898 - Walter Abel, St Paul Mn, actor (Suspicion, Dream Girl)
1900 - Arthur Askey, Liverpool, actor (Bees in Paradise, Ghost Train)
1900 - Manfred Sakel, Polish psychiatrist (d. 1957)
1901 - Achmed Sukarno, Java, PM of Indonesia (1945-67)
1902 - Avraham Daus, composer
1902 - Harold Roxbee Cox Kings Norton, aeronautical engineer
1902 - Jimmie Lunceford, American bandleader (d. 1947)
1903 - Aram Il'yich Khachaturian, Tiflis Georgia, musician/composer (Gayane)
1905 - John Gart, Russia, orchestra leader (Paul Winchell Show)
1906 - Max Zorn, German mathematician (lemma of Zorn)
1906 - Stefan Andres, writer
1907 - Bill Dickey, NY Yankee hall-of-fame catcher (1928-43)/manager (1946)
1909 - Isaiah Berlin, philosopher
1909 - M J Gopalan, cricketer (1 Test India v England 1933-34)
1910 - Ben Aerden, [John Mikkelsen], actor (Hamlet)
1910 - Toshitsugu Ogiwara, composer
1913 - Jiri Hajek, Czech jurist/foreign minister
1913 - Carlo L. Golino, American scholar (d. 1991)
1915 - Vincent Persichetti, Phila Pennsylvania, composer (Sibyl)
1917 - Kirk Kerkorian, CEO (MGM, UA)
1917 - Prior Jones, cricketer (WI pace bowler in 9 Tests 1948-52)
1918 - Maria Montez, Dominican Rep, actress (Arabian Nights)
1918 - Richard Crane, Newcastle Ind, actor (Surfside 6)
1918 - Tom Scott, poet/editor
1919 - Charles Pringle, British air marshal
1922 - Ian Hamilton, composer
1923 - V. C. Andrews, American author (d. 1986)
1924 - Serge Nigg, composer
1926 - Klaus Tennstedt, Merseburg Germany, conductor (Fidelio)
1926 - Tom Ryan, comic strip cartoonist (Tumbleweeds)
1928 - George Deukmejian, Menands NY, (Gov-Cal)
1929 - Boguslaw Schaffer, composer
1929 - Viktor Konezki, writer
1929 - Sunil Dutt, Indian actor and politician (d. 2005)
1930 - Frank Tyson, cricketer ("Typhoon" England pace destroyer mid-50's)
1931 - Lloyd Lindroth, the Liberace of the Harp
1932 - Billie Whitelaw, Coventry England, actress (Omen, Adding Machine)
1932 - David R Scott, San Antonio Tx, Col USAF/astronaut (Gem 8, Apol 9, 15)
1933 - Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986), (d. 2013)
1934 - Ad G J Lansink, chemist/Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
1934 - Albert II FHTCEM, king of Belgium (1993- )
1934 - Philippe Entremont, France, pianist/conductor (Vienna Chamber Orch)
1935 - Bobby Mitchell, NFL running back/wide receiver (Browns, Redskins)
1935 - Jean Gattegno, translator/scholar
1935 - Misja Mengelberg, Dutch jazz pianist/composer (Reconstruction)
1936 - Levi Stubbs, rocker (4 Tops-Same Old Song)
1938 - Prince Luís of Orléans-Braganza, pretender to the Brazilian throne
1939 - Gary "US" Bonds, [Anderson], Fla, singer/songwriter (New Orleans)
1939 - Louis Andriessen, Dutch composer (Reconstruction)
1939 - Marian Wright-Edelman, health care president (Childrens Defense Fund)
1939 - Nganani Enos J Mabuza, South African leader (Inyandza Natl Movement)
1940 - Laudir De Olivera, rocker (Chicago)
1940 - Phillip Rhodes, composer
1940 - Sandra Morgan, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
1940 - Willie-John McBride, British rugby player
1941 - Alexander Cockburn, Scottish-born American journalist, (d. 2012)
1942 - Howie Kane, rocker
1942 - Sandra Morgan, US 4 X 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
1943 - Asif Iqbal, cricketer (elegant Pakistani batsman 1964-80)
1943 - Ken Hatfield, former N.C.A.A. Football Head Coach
1944 - Edgar Froese, rocker (Tangerine Dream)
1944 - Peter Albin, SF California, rocker (Big Brother & Holding Co)
1944 - David Penhaligon, British politician
1944 - Phillip Allen Sharp, American scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
1945 - David Dukes, SF, actor (Beacon Hill, 79 Park Avenue, Winds of War)
1945 - David E Bonior, (Rep-D-MI, 1977- )
1946 - Chelsea Brown, Chicago Ill, comedienne (Laugh-in, Matt Lincoln)
1946 - Lasse Hallstrom, director (Once Around, My Life as a Dog, ABBA)
1947 - Marion Coakes, England, equestrian show jumper (Olympic-silver-1968)
1947 - Terry Williams, rocker (First Edition)
1947 - Robert Englund, Glendale, California, American actor (Freddy vs. Jason, A Nightmare on Elm Street)
1947 - David Blunkett, English politician
1947 - Ada Kok, Dutch swimmer
1948 - Richard Sinclair, English musician (Caravan)
1949 - Edgar Warren Williams, composer
1949 - Holly Near, American folksinger
1950 - Chantal Akerman, actor/director (Akermania, Je Tu II Elle)
1951 - Dwight Twilley, Tulsa Oklahoma, country singer (Twilley Don't Mind)
1951 - Noritake Takahara, Japanese racing driver
1952 - Yukihiro Yakahashi, rocker (Yellow Magic Orchestra)
1952 - Harvey Fierstein, American actor
1953 - Ken Calvert, (Rep-R-California)
1953 - Dimitris Avramopoulos, Greek politician
1954 - Harvey Fierstein, Brooklyn NY, playwright (Torch Song Trilogy, ID4)
1954 - Cynthia Rylant, American author
1955 - Sandra Bernhard, Flint Mich, actress (King of Comedy, Nancy-Roseanne)
1956 - Andy Pycroft, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman)
1956 - Bjorn Borg, Sodertlage Sweden, tennis champ (Wimbledon 1976-79)
1956 - Jay C Buckey, NYC, physician/astronaut (STS 58 alt, sk: 90)
1956 - Marilyn Jones, Pitts Pa, actress (Carey-King's Crossing)
1957 - Mike Gatting, cricketer (England batsman 1977-95 & captain)
1958 - Elaine Crosby, Birmingham MI, LPGA golfer (1989 Mazda Japan Classic)
1959 - Amanda Pays, London England, actress (Max Headroom, Off Limits)
1959 - Georgios Voulgarakis, Greek politician
1959 - Jimmy Jam, American record producer
1959 - Colin Quinn, American comedian
1959 - David Schultz, American wrestler (d. 1996)
1960 - Lola Forner, Alicante SW Spain, Miss Spain (1979)
1960 - Steve Vai, Carle Place, New York, American guitarist (Frank Zappa, David Lee Roth Band, Whitesnake)
1961 - Bill Bates, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys)
1961 - Sydney Walsh, actress (Mo-Hooperman)
1961 - Tom Araya, Chilean musician (Slayer)
1961 - Nir Brand, Israeli composer
1961 - Aldo Costa, Italian engineer
1963 - Dannette Leininger, Kailua HA, team handball wing (Olympics-92, 96)
1963 - Vladimir Ruzicka, hockey forward (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998)
1963 - Jason Isaacs, English actor
1964 - Dee C Lee, [Diane Sealey], rocker (Style Council-You're Best Thing)
1964 - Sherry J Traylor, Mexico Missouri, Miss Missouri-America (1991)
1964 - Konnan, Mexican professional wrestler
1965 - David Whyte, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
1965 - Sally McDermid, Australian softball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
1965 - Wendy Wiebe, St Catharines Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)
1966 - Angela Cavagna, Genoa Italy, singer
1966 - Tony Yeboah, Ghanaian footballer
1966 - Sean Yseult, American musician (White Zombie)
1967 - Max Casella, actor (Vinnie-Doogie Howser)
1967 - Michael Timpson, NFL wide receiver (Chic Bears, Philadelphia Eagles)
1967 - Wasim Haider, cricketer (member Pakistan's 1992 World Cup squad)
1967 - Paul Giamatti, American actor
1968 - Brian Wright, Stillwater Oklahoma, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 NM Open-2nd)
1968 - Craig Roberts, Everett WA, Canadian 68 kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-96)
1968 - Edwin Vurens, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
1968 - François Avard, Canadian writer and scenarist
1968 - Alan Licht, American guitarist, composer and journalist
1969 - Brian Greenfield, WLAF punter (London Monarchs)
1969 - Douglas Lee Mitchell, Miles Mi, heavy metal artist (Southgang)
1969 - Mike Croel, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
1969 - Sunil Joshi, cricketer (Indian Test left-arm spinner 1996)
1970 - Randy Jordan, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1970 - Eugeni Berzin, Russian cyclist
1970 - Sarah Dessen, American author
1970 - Albert Ferrer, Spanish footballer
1970 - Anthony Norris, American professional wrestler
1971 - Mike Craig, St Mary's, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1972 - Dulip Liyanage, cricketer (Sri Lanka righty fast-medium Test bowler)
1972 - Erin Woodley, Mississauga Ontario, synchro swimmer (Olympic-silver-96)
1972 - Frankie King, NBA guard (LA Lakers)
1972 - Gary Downs, running back (Atlanta Falcons)
1972 - Jeff Williams, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
1972 - Marko Kiprusoff, Turku FIN, NHL defenseman (Team Finland, Montreal)

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