Famous Birthdays on 6th March

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1340 - John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (d. 1399)
1405 - King John II of Castile (d. 1454)
1459 - Jacob Fugger, German banker/merchant
1475 - Michelangelo, Italian painter (David) (d. 1564)
1483 - Francesco Guicciardini, Ital attorney/president of Romagna
1492 - Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer
1495 - Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Opere Toscane, La Coltivazione)
1615 - Jan Zoet, actor/playwright/poet (Parnasssus aan 't Y)
1616 - Malachias Siebenhaar, composer
1619 - Cyrano de Bergerac, French playwright (Voyage to the Moon), known for his large nose
1663 - Francis Atterbury, British man of letters (d. 1732)
1698 - John Alberti, Dutch theologist/philologist
1706 - George Pocock, British admiral (d. 1792)
Painter MichelangeloPainter Michelangelo (1475) 1710 - Giuseppi Antonio Paganelli, composer
1716 - Pehr Kalm, Swedish explorer and naturalist (d. 1779)
1740 - Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)
1761 - Antoine-Francois Andreossy, French General and diplomat (d. 1828)
1763 - Jean Xavier Lefevre, composer
1765 - Jan Kops, Dutch agronomist/vicar
1779 - Philipp Roth, composer
1785 - Karol Kazimierz Kurpinski, composer
1787 - Joseph von Fraunhofer, Germany, physicist (studied Sun's spectrum)
1791 - Anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures
1793 - Bernhard Joseph Klein, composer
1806 - Elizabeth Barrett-Browning, Coxhoe Hall England, poet (Sonnets from the Portuguese)
1812 - Aaron Lufkin Dennison, father of American watchmaking
1817 - Princess Clémentine of Orléans (d. 1907)
1818 - William Claflin, 27th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1905)
1820 - Horatio Gouverneur Wright, Major General (Union volunteers)
1831 - Friedrich C K von Bodelschwingh, German theologist (Home Mission)
1831 - Philip Henry Sheridan, Albany NY, Major General (Union Army)
1834 - George du Maurier British illustrator and writer (d. 1896)
1835 - Charles Ewing, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1883
1835 - Ludwik Grossman, composer
1843 - Artur Napoleao dos Santos, composer
1844 - Nicolai Rimski-Korsakov, composer (Flight of the Bumble Bee) (NS 3/18)
1852 - Joseph Bayer, composer
1870 - Oscar Straus, Vienna Austria, composer (Ein Walzertraum)
1882 - Guy Kibbee, El Paso TX, actor (Big Shot)
1882 - F. Burrall Hoffman, American architect (d. 1980)
1884 - Molla Mallory, Mosvik Norway, Tennis player (eight-time U.S. Open champion)
1885 - Ringgold "Ring" Lardner, US sports writer (You Know Me Al)
1887 - Henri Gagnon, composer
1890 - Fernand Ansseau, Belgian operator/theory (Orfeo)
1891 - Victor Kilian, Jersey City NJ, actor (Gentleman's Agreement)
1893 - Kathleen Smoothy, housewife (last link to Siege of SIdney Street)
1893 - [Walter] Furry Lewis, father of the blues
1898 - Hal Hooker, cricketer (NSW pace bowler of 20's & 30's)
1898 - Jay C Flippen, Little Rock AR, actor (Jet Pilot, Killing, Thunder Bay)
1898 - Jimmy Conzelman, NFL QB/coach/team owner (Chicago)
1898 - Jo[hanne M Bos-]Vincent, Dutch soprano (Mattheus Passion)
1900 - John Henry Pyle Pafford, librarian (University of London)
1900 - Ludwig Donath, Vienna Austria, actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco)
1900 - Robert "Lefty" Grove, baseball pitcher (300 game winner)
1901 - Mark Donskoy, Odessa Russia, director (Heart of a Mother)
1903 - Elizabeth Pinkston Becker, US, platform diver (Olympic-gold-1928)
1903 - Empress Kōjun of Japan (d. 2000)
1904 - Hugh Williams, actor/writer (Charley's Aunt, Bank Holiday)
1904 - Johannes C "Chris" Baay, Dutch actor (Klatergoud, Surprise Raid)
1904 - Joseph Schmidt, Austrian tenor (d. 1942)
1904 - José Antonio Aguirre, Basque politician (d. 1960)
1906 - Bob Wills, TX, actor (Lone Prairie, Tornado in the Saddle)
Comedian and Actor Lou CostelloComedian and Actor Lou Costello (1906) 1906 - Lou Costello, Paterson NJ, comedian/actor (Abbott & Costello)
1909 - Dave Clark, music promoter/songwriter
1909 - Obafemi Awolowo, Nigeria, pres of Nigeria (1979-83)
1911 - Charles Frank, physicist
1911 - Roland Jacobi Leich, composer
1912 - Madge Adam, astronomer
1913 - David Bowman, trade unionist
1913 - Ella Logan, Glasgow Scotland, actress (52nd Street, Goldwyn Follies)
1913 - Stewart Granger, actor (Saraband for Dead Lovers)
1914 - Kirill P Kondrashin, Moscow Russia, conductor (Hollywood Bowl 1981)
1915 - Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, 52nd Da'i al Mutlaq of the Dawoodi Bohras
1916 - Rochelle Hudson, Oklahoma City OK, actress (That's My Boy)
1917 - J A Mommersteeg, Dutch asst sect of Defense (KVP)
1917 - Roy Scott, cricketer (one Test NZ v England 1947, 18, 1-74)
1917 - Will Eisner, American illustrator and cartoonist (d. 2005)
1917 - Frankie Howerd, English comedian (d. 1992)
1919 - Maurice Grosse, British paranormal investigator (d. 2006)
1920 - Lewis Gilbert, London England, director/actor (You Only Live Twice)
1920 - Roger Price, Charleston WV, actor/writer (Who's There, Droodles)
1921 - Julius Rudel, Vienna Austria, conductor (NYC Opera 1957)
1921 - Oliver Wright, British Ambassador (To US)
1921 - Ross Hunter, Cleve OH, producer (Airport, Madame X, Pillow Talk)
1922 - Ruben Ayala, Chino, California, politician (California State Senator 1974-1998) (d. 2012)
1923 - Ed McMahon, Detroit Mich, American TV host (Johnny Carson Show, Star Search)
1923 - Erhard Karkoschka, composer
1923 - Raymond "Bill" Hoffenberg, college president (Wolfson at Oxford)
1924 - Sarah Caldwell, Maryville Mo, conductor/opera director (Flagstaff)
1924 - William H Webster, US, judge/head FBI/CIA
1925 - Wes Montgomery, American musician (d. 1968)
US Fed Chairman & Economist Alan GreenspanUS Fed Chairman & Economist Alan Greenspan (1926) 1926 - Alan Greenspan, economist/presidential advisor (FRB)
1926 - Andrzej Wajda, Suwalki Poland, director (Ashes & Diamonds, Lotna)
1926 - Ann Curtis, 400m/800m US swimmer (Olympics-2 gold-1948), (d. 2012)
1926 - Elwood H [Bud] Hillis, (Rep-R-IN, 1971- )
1926 - Jon Nordal, composer
1926 - Miroslav Klega, composer
1927 - Gabriel García Márquez, Aracataca, Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist (1982 Nobel Prize in Literature)
1927 - John Fairchild, Newark NJ, CEO (Fairchild publishing)
1927 - Leroy Gordon Cooper Jr, Shawnee Oklahoma, USAF/astronaut (Mer 9, Gem 5)
Colombian Writer Gabriel García MárquezColombian Writer Gabriel García Márquez (1927) 1927 - Norman Treigle, New Orleans Louisiana, bass-baritone
1927 - William J Bell, Chicago Ill, soap opera creator (Young & Restless)
1928 - Ronald Stevenson, composer
1929 - David Sheppard, bishop (Liverpool)/cricketer (England batsman)
1929 - Hal Miller, British MP
1929 - Ho Dam, North Korean secretary of State (1970-83)
1929 - Tom Foley, Spokane, WA, politician (congress, 1965-1995, speaker of the house, 1989-1995), (d. 2013)
1930 - Lorin Maazel, Neuilly France, conductor (NBC Symphony Orch 1941)
1931 - Carmen Delavallade, US dancer/singer/actress (Aida)
1931 - David Haddon Whitaker, British publisher (Whitaker's Almanack)
1931 - John Smith, Los Angeles California, actor (Cimarron City, Laramie, 7 Angry Men)
1931 - Hal Needham, American stuntman, (d. 2013)
1933 - Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins, folk musician/composer
1933 - Heiko Wierenga, Dutch soc-dem mayor of Enschede (1977-94)
1933 - Kim Elgie, cricketer (South African bat v NZ 1961-62, Scotland RU intl)
1933 - William Davis, author/broadcaster (Battle at Bull Run)
1933 - Ted Abernathy, American baseball player (d. 2004)
1934 - John Noakes, British TV presenter
1935 - Ronnie Delaney, Ireland, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1956)
1935 - Ron Delany, Irish athlete
1935 - Derek Kevan, Ripon, England, footballer (14 caps), (d. 2013)
1936 - A "Bram" Stemerdink, Dutch minister of Defense (PvdA)
1936 - Jean Boht, actress (Arthur's Hallowed Ground)
1936 - Marion S Barry, (Mayor-D-Wash DC, 1979-90, 95- ), drug indictment
1937 - Doug Dillard, actor (Clem-Popeye)
1937 - Ivan Boesky, Detroit, stockbroker inside trading
1937 - Paul Mefano, composer
1937 - Valentina V Tereshkova-Nikolayev, 1st woman in space (Vostok 6)
1938 - Lovelace Watkins, singer
1939 - Christopher Bond, (Sen-R Missouri)
1939 - David Spielberg, Weslaco Tx, actor (Jessica Novak, The Practice)
1939 - Jerry Naylor, Stephenville Tx, rock vocalist (Crickets)
1939 - Infanta Margarita of Spain, duchess of Soria
1939 - Cookie Rojas, baseball player
1940 - Joanna Miles, Nice France, actress (Cross Creek, Delta County USA)
1940 - Willie Stargell, outfielder/1st baseman (Pirates, 1971 NL HR leader)
1941 - Ann Winterton, British MP
1941 - Karyn Kupcinet, actress (Carol-Gertrude Berg Show)
1942 - Ben Murphy, Jonesboro, Arkansas, American actor (Name of the Game, Alias Smith and Jones)
1944 - Kiri Te Kanawa, Gisborne NZ, operatic soprano (Don Giovanni)
1944 - Mary Wilson, Detroit Mich, vocalist (Supremes-Where Did Our Love Go)
1945 - Anna Maria Horsford, NYC, actress (Thelma Frye-Amen)
1945 - Hugh Grundy, Winchester England, drummer (Zombies-She's Not There)
1946 - David Jon Gilmour, Grantchester Cambridgeshire, English rock guitarist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall)
1946 - Martin Kove, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Victor-Cagney & Lacey)
1946 - Patrick Pierre Roger Baudry, Cameroon, astronaut (STS 18)
1946 - Tony Klatka, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
1947 - Richard "Dick" Fosbury, Portland Oregon, high jumper (Olympics-gold-1968)
1947 - Judy Loe, Urmston Manchester UK, actress (Singles, Meaning of Life)
1947 - Kiki Dee, Yorkshire England, singer (Don't Go Breaking My Heart)
1947 - Teru Miyamoto, Japanese author
1947 - Rob Reiner, Bronx NY, actor/director (All in the Family, Stand By Me)
1948 - James FCS "Jim" Woude, cartoonist
1949 - Donald York, rocker (Sha Na Na)
1949 - Martin Buchan, Scottish soccer player
1951 - Gerrie Knetemann, Dutch cyclist (d. 2004)
1952 - Lyn Perrin, executive administrator (WIC)
1953 - Jackie Zeman, Englewood NJ, actress (Bobbie-General Hospital)
1953 - Jan Kjærstad, Norwegian author
1956 - Peter Roebuck, cricketer (Somerset opening batsman & SMH writer)
1958 - Mike Gatting, English cricketer
1958 - Eddie Deezen, American actor
1959 - Tom Arnold, Iowa, [Mr Roseanne Barr Arnold], actor (Tom, True Lies)
1959 - Saul Anuzis, American politician
1960 - [Eris] Sleepy Floyd, NBA guard
1962 - Alison Nicholas, Gibraltar, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning Classic)
1962 - Valerie French, American animatronics art director
1963 - Suzanne Crough, rocker (Partridge Family)
1963 - D.L. Hughley, American comedian and actor
1964 - Cher Butler, Garland Tx, playmate (August, 1985)
1964 - Reniet Vrieze, rock singer/guitarist (Pilgrims-White Men)
1964 - Madonna Wayne Gacy, American musician
1965 - Tammy Liley, Long Beach Ca, volleyball mid blocker/capt (Oly-b-92, 96)
1966 - Cliff Meidl, Redondon Beach California, sprint kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
1966 - Michelle Edwards, WNBA guard (Cleveland Rockers)
1966 - Alan Davies, British comedian and actor
1967 - Julio Bocca, Argentinean Ballet Dancer
1968 - Carla McGhee, Peoria Ill, US basketball forward (Olympics-gold-96)
1968 - Connie Britton, Boston MA, actress (Nikki-Spin City)
1968 - Jon Baker, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1968 - Moira Kelly, actress (Cutting Edge)
1968 - Russell Butler, Dandenong Victoria Australia, diver (Oly-28th-88, 96)
1968 - Michael Romeo, American musician (Symphony X)
1969 - Andrea Elson, NYC, actress (Lynn-Alf, Alice-Whiz Kids)
1969 - Deems May, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
1969 - Greg Scott, British TV personality
1970 - Amy Pietz, Milwaukee Wisc, actress (Annie-Caroline In the City)
1970 - Robbie Tobeck, NFL guard/center (Atlanta Falcons)
1970 - Scott Stahoviak, Waukegan IL, infielder (Minnesota Twins)
1971 - Darrick Martin, NBA guard (LA Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves)
1971 - Roger Salkeld, Burbank CA, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1971 - Sean Morley, American professional wrestler
1972 - Jamal Anderson, fullback (Atlanta Falcons)
1972 - Paul Frlan, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
Basketball Player Shaquille O'NealBasketball Player Shaquille O'Neal (1972) 1972 - Shaquille O'Neal, Newark New Jersey, NBA center (Magic, Lakers, Oly-gold-96)
1972 - Susan Alexander, Silver Spring Maryland, Miss America-Maryland (1997)
1973 - Brian Olson, Tallahassee Fla, middleweight (189 lbs) judoka (Oly-96)
1973 - Greg Ostertag, NBA center (Utah Jazz)
1973 - Michael Finley, NBA guard/forward (Phoenix Suns/Dallas Mavericks)
1973 - Terry Adams, Mobile AL, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)

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