Famous Birthdays on 8th June

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1318 - Eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Eduard II/wife of Reinald II
1625 - Giovanni D Cassini, Perinaldo, France, discoverer (4 moons of Saturn)
1652 - William Dampier, English explorer/pirate
1671 - Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor)
1717 - John Collins, American politician (d. 1795)
1722 - Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer
1724 - John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer
1740 - Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer
1743 - Alessandro Cagliostro, Palermo Italy, adventurer
1745 - Caspar Wessel, Danish mathematician (d. 1818)
1753 - Nicolas-Marie Dalayrac, composer
1756 - Cornelis van Foreest, mayor of Alkmaar
1757 - Cardinal Ercole Consalvi, Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal (d. 1824)
1759 - Thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer
1772 - Robert Stevenson, Glasgow, civil engineer
1783 - Joseph Lincke, composer
1804 - Jan Baptist van Son, Dutch politician (RC)
1805 - Luigi Ricci, composer
1806 - Gideon Johnson Pillow, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1878
1812 - Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germany, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)
1812 - Spyridon Xyndas, composer
1813 - David Dixon Porter, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1891
1814 - Charles Reade, England, novelist (Cloister & Hearth)
1821 - John Dunlap Stevenson, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1821 - Samuel White Baker, London England, explorer (Ceylon/Egypt)
1824 - James Loudon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
1824 - William Montgomery Gardner, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1901
1829 - John Everett Millais, England, painter (Order of Release)
1831 - Thomas J. Higgins, decorated Union Army soldier (d. 1917)
1834 - George Garrett, composer
1837 - Jan Kleczynski, composer
1837 - Moriz Heyne, German germanist (Beowulf)
1842 - John Q. A. Brackett, 36th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1918)
1847 - Ida Sazton McKinley, 1st lady (1897-1901)
1849 - Juliaan Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument)
1851 - Jacques-Arsène d'Arsonval, French physicist (d. 1940)
1854 - Douglas Colin Cameron, Canadian politician (d. 1921)
1856 - Natalia Janotha, composer
1858 - Antonio Nicolau, Spanish composer/conductor
1859 - Smith Wigglesworth, British religious figure (d. 1947)
1860 - Alicia Boole Stott, Irish mathematician (d. 1940)
Architect Frank Lloyd WrightArchitect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867) 1867 - Frank Lloyd Wright, Richland Center Wisc, master builder (Guggenheim)
1881 - Prospero Bisquertt, composer
1885 - Karl Genzken, Nazi physician (d. 1957)
1888 - Poul Julius Ouscher Schierbeck, composer
1889 - Joseph L Hromadka, Czech theologist (Lenin prize 1957)
1894 - Erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist (Ogelala)
1896 - Samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross)
1897 - John G. Bennett, British scientist and author (d. 1974)
1899 - Noel Wien, Lake Nebagamon Wisconsin, aviation pioneer (Wien Air Alaska)
1900 - Herman J Friedericy, [H J Merlijn], writer (Last general)
Aviation Pioneer Noel WienAviation Pioneer Noel Wien (1899) 1901 - Lena Baker, American murderer (d. 1945)
1902 - Albe, [Renaut A Joostens], Flemish writer (Andalusian Diary)
1903 - Gerrit C Berkouwer, Dutch theologist (Dogmatic Studies)
1903 - Ralph Webster Yarborough, politician
1903 - Ronald Shiner, actor (Carry on Admiral, Keep it Clean, Aunt Clara)
1905 - Brian Coffey, poet
1906 - Charles Janssens, Belgium, actor (Mira, Malpertuis)
1906 - S Nazir Ali, cricketer (bro of Wazir Ali, India's 1st Test 1932)
1909 - Maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st)
1909 - William Odling, major-general
1910 - Aleksandr T Tvardovski, Russian conductor [NS=June 21]
1910 - John W Campbell, US, sci-fi writer (Moon is Hell)
1910 - Fernand Fonssagrives, French photographer (d. 2003)
1911 - Van Lingle Mungo, SC, pitcher (Dodgers, Giants)
1912 - Ian Morrow, company director
1912 - Harry Holtzman, American abstract artist (d. 1987)
1913 - Graham Watson, literary agent
1913 - Janos Jagamas, composer
1913 - Peter Diamand, artistic administrator
1914 - Joseph de Pietro, US, 56kg weightlifter (Olympic-gold-1948)
1914 - KuBa, writer
1915 - Gustaaf AWC baron van Hemert Dingshof, (mayor-Maarn Neth)
1915 - Julian Ridsdale, MP
Molecular biologist Francis CrickMolecular biologist Francis Crick (1916) 1916 - Francis Crick, English molecular biologist who co-discovered DNA's structure and Nobel laureate (1962)
1916 - Luigi Comencini, Italian film director (d. 2007)
1917 - Byron R Whizzer White, Ft Collins, NFLer/Supreme Court Just (1962-93)
1918 - Robert Preston, Newton MA, actor (Music Man, Mame, Last Starfighter)
1918 - John D. Roberts, American chemist
1919 - Guy Overton, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 3 Tests on 1953-54 SA tour)
1920 - A J Mottram, tennis player
1920 - Bert Leysen, TV director (Belgian National TV)
1920 - Gwen Harwood, Australian poet (d. 1995)
1921 - Alexis Smith, Penticton BC Canada, actress (Jessica-Dallas, Follies)
1921 - Alwyn Williams, Vice-Chancellor (Glasgow U)
1921 - Lord Campbell of Croy
1921 - Sheila Ryan, KS, actress (Big Fix, Mule Train, Ringside, Caged Fury)
1921 - Suharto, general/president Indonesia (1967- )
1921 - LeRoy Neiman, American painter, (d. 2012)
1922 - Myron Healy, Petalumus California, actor (Wyatt Earp)
1923 - Alice Coleman, geographer
1923 - Jean Maxwell-Scott, Lady-in-Waiting (Prin Alice Duchess Gloucester)
1923 - Karel Goeyvaerts, Flemish composer (Summer Games)
1923 - Malcolm Boyd, American Episcopal Priest and author
1924 - George Kirby, Chicago, comedian (ABC Comedy Hour, Pearl Bailey Show)
1924 - Glidewell, Lord Justice
1924 - Ian Colquhoun, cricket wicket keeper (NZ vs England 1954-55)
1924 - Sheldon Allman, Chicago, actor (Norm-Harris Against the World)
1924 - William Barlow, CEO (BICC)
1924 - Lyn Nofziger, American political operative (d. 2006)
US First Lady Barbara BushUS First Lady Barbara Bush (1925) 1925 - Barbara Pierce Bush, Flushing, New York, US First Lady (1989-93)
1925 - Eddie Gaedel, 3'7" St Louis Browns pinch-hitter (he walked)
1925 - Del Ennis, baseball player (d. 1996)
1926 - Anatol Vieru, composer
1926 - Cranley Onslow, MP
1926 - Nico Kiasashvii, professor of English Literature
1927 - Dame Anne Warburton, President (Lucy Cavendish College-Cambridge_
1927 - David Hobman, director (Age Concern England)
1927 - Jerry Stiller, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (Frank Constanza-Seinfeld)
1927 - Michael Levey, director (British National Gallery)
Comedian Jerry StillerComedian Jerry Stiller (1927) 1928 - Jiri Dvoracek, composer
1928 - Kat[i]e [Gertrude] Wilhelm, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Hamlet Trap)
1929 - Earl Ferrers, British minister of state (Dept of Environment)
1929 - Ventappa Muddiah, cricketer (Indian off-spinner in 2 Tests 1959-61)
1930 - Bo Gunnar Widerberg, Malmö Sweden, director (Elvira Madigan)
1930 - Dana Wynter, London, actress (Airport, Invasion of the Body Snatchers)
1930 - Michael Codron, theatrical producer
1930 - Yannis Ioannidis, composer
1930 - Robert Aumann, German-born Israeli mathematician; Nobel laureate
1930 - Marcel Léger, Quebec politician (d. 1993)
1931 - Ivan V Lali, poet
1931 - James Leander "Leo" Nichols, honorary consul
1932 - Hans Gunter Helms, composer
1932 - Lady Littler, CEO (Gaming Board for Great Britain)
1932 - Ray Illingworth, cricketer (England off-spin all-rounder & captain)
1932 - Raymond Illingworth, CEO )England committee, TCCB)
1933 - Dr Robert Stevens, Master (Pembroke College, Oxford)
1933 - Eric Parker, deputy CEO (Trafalgar House)
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan RiversActress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers (1933) 1933 - Joan Rivers, [Molinsky], Bkln, comedienne (Late Show, Hollywood Sq)
1934 - Millicent Martin, Romford England, actress (Alfie, Nothing but the Best)
1936 - James Darren, Phila, actor (TJ Hooker, Diamond Head, Venus in Furs)
1936 - Kenneth G. Wilson, American physicist, Nobel laureate, (d. 2013)
1937 - Bruce McCandless II, Boston, Cap USN/astronaut (STS 41B, STS-31)
1937 - Norma Shaw, bowler
1939 - Bernie Casey, Wyco WV, actor (Boxcar Bertha, Rent-a-Cop)
1939 - Herb Adderley, Phila, NFL hall of famer (Packers, Cowboys)
1940 - Nancy Sinatra, Jersey City, singer (Boots are Made for Walkin') and daughter of Frank Sinatra
1940 - Sherman Garnes, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers)
1941 - Clarence "Fuzzy" Haskins, US pop singer (Funkadelic-Knee Deep)
1941 - Joop H van den Berg, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
1942 - Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Skvortsov, Russian cosmonaut
1942 - Chuck Negron, singer (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)
1942 - Gael Ramsey, Brigadier commander (HQ Aldershot Garrison)
1943 - Colin Baker, actor (Dr Who, Swallows & Amazons)
1943 - J C A Barrett, Headmaster (Leys School-Cambridge)
1943 - Vicki Stangroome, campaigner
1943 - Willie Davenport, Troy Alabama, American bobsledder/hurdler (Olympic-gold-1968)
1943 - William Calley, American war criminal
1944 - Boz Scaggs, [William Royce], Dallas Tx, rocker (Steve Miller Band)
1944 - Don Grady, [Agrati], actor (Robbie Douglas-My Three Sons), (d. 2012)
1944 - Mark Belanger, American baseball player (d. 1998)
1944 - Marc Ouellet, Archbishop of Quebec City
1945 - Derek Underwood, cricketer ("Deadly" Maybe the best post-war SLA)
1945 - Donna Deitch, director (Sexual Advances, Women of Brewster Place)
1946 - Dudley Fishburn, MP
1946 - Elizabeth A Lynn, US, sci-fi author (Watchtower, Red Hawk)
1946 - Richie Robinson, cricketer (Victorian keeper, Australian batsman 1977)
1947 - Joan La Barbara, composer
1947 - Julie Driscoll, rocker/actress (33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee)
1947 - Mick Box, rock guitarist (Uriah Heep)
1947 - Eric F. Wieschaus, American biologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
1949 - Emmanuel Ax, Lvov Poland, pianist (Artur Rubinstein Comp-1974)
1949 - Hildegard Falck, German FR, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1972)
1949 - Emanuel Ax, Polish-born pianist
1949 - Jeffrey Mylett, American actor (d. 1986)
1950 - Elmar Oliveira, Waterbury Connecticut, violinist (Naumburg 1978)
1950 - Kathy Whitton Baker, Midland Tx, actress (Right Stuff, 16 Candles)
1951 - Bonnie Tyler, [Gaynor Hopkins], rocker (Total Eclipse of the Heart)
1951 - Tony Rice, American acoustic guitarist
1952 - Lindka Cierach, fashion designer
1952 - Martin Taylor, CEO (Barclays Bank)
1953 - Ad Tak, Dutch cyclist
1954 - Sergei Storchak, Russian deputy finance minister
1955 - Griffin Dunne, actor (American Werewolf in London, Who's That Girl)
1955 - James Jonathan Sylvers, rocker
Computer scientist Tim Berners-LeeComputer scientist Tim Berners-Lee (1955) 1955 - Tim Berners-Lee, English internet developer
1955 - Greg Ginn, American guitarist (Black Flag)
1957 - Scott Raymond Adams, Catskill NY, cartoonist (Dilbert)
1957 - Don Robinson, American baseball player
1958 - Keenan Ivory Wayans, NYC, comedian (In Living Color)
1958 - Stan Brock, NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers)
1960 - Linda Hanley, Laguna Beach California, beach volleyballer (Olympics-4th-96)
1960 - Mick Hucknall, rocker (Simply Red-Every Time We Say Goodbye)
1961 - Kevin Gross, Downey CA, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
1961 - Ursula Buchfellner, Munich Ger, playmate (Oct, 1979)/actr (Bloodline)
1962 - Nick Rhodes, [Bates], keyboardist (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)
1962 - Kristine W, American musician
1963 - John Restino, Westchester NY, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Tommy Armour)
1963 - Kino Haitsma, pianist/arrangeur (Josephine)
1963 - Susan Smith, LPGA golfer
1963 - Keti Garbi, Greek singer
1964 - Butch [Harry Lee] Reynolds Jr, Akron, Ohio, 4X400m runner
1964 - Nelli [Antoinette HC] Fiere-Cooman, Neth, runner (WR 60 m in 7.00)
1965 - Kevin Ritz, Eatonstown NJ, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
1965 - Robert Platus, NYC, lip syncher (Milli Vanilli-Girl You Know This)
1965 - Chris Chavis, American professional wrestler
1966 - Brian Williams, NFL center (NY Giants)
1966 - Doris Pearson, Essex, rocker (5 Star-Silk & Steel)
1966 - Julianna Margulies, Spring Valley NY, actress (Carol Hathaway-ER)
1967 - Kathryn Marshall, Dundee Scotland, LPGA golfer (1995 Jamie Farr)

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