Monday, June 23, 2014

June 23 Birthdays

47 BC – Caesarion, Egyptian king (d. 30 BC)
1433 – Francis II, Duke of Brittany (d. 1488)
1456 – Margaret of Denmark, Queen of Scotland (d. 1486)
1534 – Oda Nobunaga, Japanese warlord (d. 1582)
1596 – Johan Banér, Swedish field marshal (d. 1641)
1612 – André Tacquet, Flemish priest and mathematician (d. 1660)
1668 – Giambattista Vico, Italian jurist, historian, and philosopher (d. 1744)
1683 – Étienne Fourmont, French orientalist (d. 1745)
1685 – Antonio Bernacchi, Italian soprano and composer (d. 1756)
1703 – Marie Leszczyńska, Polish wife of Louis XV of France (d. 1768)
1711 – Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Italian instrument maker (d. 1786)
1716 – Fletcher Norton, 1st Baron Grantley, English politician (d. 1789)
1750 – Déodat Gratet de Dolomieu, French geologist (d. 1801)
1763 – Joséphine de Beauharnais, French wife of Napoleon I (d. 1814)
1799 – John Milton Bernhisel, American physician and politician (d. 1881)
1800 – Karol Marcinkowski, Polish physician and activist (d. 1846)
1824 – Carl Reinecke, German pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1910)
1863 – Sándor Bródy, Hungarian author and journalist (d. 1924)
1877 – Norman Pritchard, Indian-English hurdler and actor (d. 1929)
1884 – Cyclone Taylor, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1979)
1888 – Bronson M. Cutting, American publisher and politician (d. 1935)
1888 – Lee Moran, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1961)
1889 – Anna Akhmatova, Ukrainian-Russian poet (d. 1966)
1894 – Alfred Kinsey, American entomologist and sexologist (d. 1956)
1894 – Edward VIII of the United Kingdom (d. 1972)
1897 – Alexandru Giugaru, Romanian actor (d. 1986)
1902 – Mathias Wieman, German actor (d. 1969)
1903 – Paul Joseph James Martin, Canadian politician, 35th Secretary of State for Canada (d. 1992)
1905 – Jack Pickersgill, Canadian politician (d. 1997)
1906 – Tribhuvan of Nepal (d. 1955)
1907 – Dercy Gonçalves, Brazilian comedian and actress (d. 2008)
1907 – James Meade, English economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995)
1909 – David Lewis, Russian-Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 1981)
1909 – Georges Rouquier, French actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1989)
1910 – Jean Anouilh, French playwright (d. 1987)
1910 – Gordon B. Hinckley, American religious leader, 15th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 2008)
1910 – Milt Hinton, American bassist and photographer (d. 2000)
1910 – Bill King, English commander and author (d. 2012)
1912 – Alan Turing, English mathematician and computer scientist (d. 1954)
1913 – William P. Rogers, American commander, lawyer, and politician, 55th United States Secretary of State (d. 2001)
1916 – Len Hutton, English cricketer (d. 1990)
1918 – Madeleine Parent, Canadian activist (d. 2012)
1919 – Mohamed Boudiaf, Algerian politician (d. 1992)
1921 – Armand Russell, Canadian politician (d. 2012)
1922 – Morris R. Jeppson, American lieutenant and physicist (d. 2010)
1922 – Hal Laycoe, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1998)
1923 – Elroy Schwartz, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2013)
1923 – Tedi Thurman, American model and actress (d. 2012)
1923 – Giuseppina Tuissi, Italian activist (d. 1945)
1925 – Miriam Karlin, English actress (d. 2011)
1925 – Art Modell, American businessman (d. 2012)
1927 – Bob Fosse, American actor, dancer, choreographer, and director (d. 1987)
1928 – Jean Cione, American baseball player (d. 2010)
1928 – Michael Shaara, American author (d. 1988)
1929 – June Carter Cash, American singer-songwriter and actress (Carter Family and The Carter Sisters) (d. 2003)
1929 – Donn F. Eisele, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut (d. 1987)
1931 – Gunnar Uusi, Estonian chess player (d. 1981)
1932 – Peter Millett, British judge
1934 – Bill Torrey, Canadian businessman
1935 – Maurice Ferre, American politician, 32nd Mayor of Miami
1935 – Keith Burkinshaw, English footballer and manager
1936 – Richard Bach, American author
1936 – Costas Simitis, Greek politician, 180th Prime Minister of Greece
1937 – Martti Ahtisaari, Finnish politician, 10th President of Finland, Nobel Prize laureate
1937 – Niki Sullivan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Crickets) (d. 2004)
1940 – Adam Faith, English singer, actor, and journalist (d. 2003)
1940 – Derry Irvine, Baron Irvine of Lairg, Scottish lawyer, judge, and politician, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain
1940 – Marcel Massé, Canadian politician and civil servant
1940 – Wilma Rudolph, American runner (d. 1994)
1940 – Stuart Sutcliffe, Scottish-English bass player (The Beatles) (d. 1962)
1941 – Robert Hunter, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Grateful Dead)
1941 – Roger McDonald, Australian author
1943 – Vint Cerf, American computer scientist
1943 – James Levine, American pianist and conductor
1944 – Rosetta Hightower, American singer (The Orlons)
1945 – Kjell Albin Abrahamson, Swedish journalist and author
1945 – John Garang, Sudanese politician, President of Southern Sudan (d. 2005)
1946 – Ted Shackelford, American actor
1947 – Bryan Brown, Australian actor and producer
1948 – Myles Goodwyn, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (April Wine)
1948 – Luther Kent, American singer
1948 – Darhyl S. Ramsey, American author
1948 – Clarence Thomas, American judge
1949 – Gordon Bray, Australian sportscaster
1951 – Angelo Falcón, Puerto Rican-American political scientist, founded the National Institute for Latino Policy
1951 – Jim Metzler, American actor
1951 – Michèle Mouton, French race car driver
1952 – Anthony Jackson, American bass player
1955 – Pierre Corbeil, Canadian dentist and politician
1955 – Glenn Danzig, American singer-songwriter and producer (Misfits, Samhain, and Danzig)
1955 – Maggie Greenwald, American director and screenwriter
1955 – Pamela Rooke, English model and actress
1955 – Jean Tigana, French footballer and manager
1956 – Tony Hill, American football player and sportscaster
1956 – Randy Jackson, American bass player and producer
1957 – Frances McDormand, American actress
1960 – Donald Harrison, American saxophonist, composer, and producer
1960 – Tatsuya Uemura, Japanese composer and programmer
1961 – Zoran Janjetov, Serbian illustrator
1961 – LaSalle Thompson, American basketball player, coach, and manager
1962 – Chuck Billy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Testament and Dublin Death Patrol)
1962 – Steve Shelley, American drummer and producer (The Crucifucks, Sonic Youth, Dim Stars, and Disappears)
1962 – Kari Takko, Finnish ice hockey player
1962 – Kevin Yagher, American make-up artist
1963 – Colin Montgomerie, Scottish golfer
1963 – Wesley Warren, Jr., American elephantiasis victim (d. 2014)
1964 – Yun Lou, Chinese gymnast
1964 – Nicolas Marceau, Canadian economist and politician
1964 – Joss Whedon, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1965 – Paul Arthurs, English guitarist (Oasis and The Rain)
1965 – Mitch Longley American actor and stuntman
1966 – Chico DeBarge, American singer and pianist (DeBarge)
1966 – Richie Ren, Taiwanese singer and actor
1967 – Helen Geake, English archaeologist
1969 – Martin Klebba, American actor
1970 – Robert Brooks, American football player
1970 – Martin Deschamps, Canadian singer-songwriter (Offenbach)
1970 – Yann Tiersen, French composer
1971 – Fred Ewanuick, Canadian actor
1971 – Félix Potvin, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1972 – Selma Blair, American actress
1972 – Ron Corning, American journalist
1972 – Zinedine Zidane, French footballer and manager
1973 – Marija Naumova, Latvian singer-songwriter
1974 – Joel Edgerton, Australian actor, producer, and screenwriter
1974 – Mark Hendrickson, American basketball and baseball player
1975 – Jeffrey Carlson, American actor and singer
1975 – Kevin Dyson, American football player and coach
1975 – Mike James, American basketball player
1975 – Mik Kersten, Polish-Canadian computer scientist
1975 – Janika Sillamaa, Estonian singer
1975 – KT Tunstall, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist
1976 – Wade Barrett, American soccer player and manager
1976 – Joe Becker, American guitarist and composer
1976 – Patrick Monahan, Iranian-Irish comedian
1976 – Savvas Poursaitidis, Greek-Cypriot footballer
1976 – Brandon Stokley, American football player
1976 – Emmanuelle Vaugier, Canadian actress and singer
1976 – Patrick Vieira, French footballer and manager
1977 – Miguel Ángel Angulo, Spanish footballer
1977 – Hayden Foxe, Australian footballer and manager
1977 – Jaan Jüris, Estonian ski jumper
1977 – Jason Mraz, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1977 – Shaun O'Hara, American football player
1978 – Memphis Bleek, American rapper, producer, and actor
1978 – Frédéric Leclercq, French singer-songwriter and bass player (DragonForce and Heavenly)
1978 – Matt Light, American football player and sportscaster
1979 – LaDainian Tomlinson, American football player
1980 – Becky Cloonan, American author and illustrator
1980 – Melissa Rauch, American actress
1980 – Ramnaresh Sarwan, Guyanese cricketer
1980 – Francesca Schiavone, Italian tennis player
1980 – Stephan Wojcikiewicz, Canadian badminton player
1981 – Antony Costa, English singer-songwriter and actor (Blue)
1981 – Rolf Wacha, German rugby player
1982 – Rafael Bejarano, Peruvian-American jockey
1982 – Derek Boogaard, Canadian-American ice hockey player (d. 2011)
1983 – Jason Berrent, American actor and producer
1983 – Brooks Laich, Canadian ice hockey player
1983 – José Manuel Rojas, Chilean footballer
1983 – Miles Fisher, American actor and singer
1984 – Duffy, Welsh singer-songwriter and actress
1984 – Tatjana Kivimägi, Russian-Estonian high jumper
1984 – Takeshi Matsuda, Japanese swimmer
1984 – Levern Spencer, Saint Lucian high jumper
1984 – J. T. Thomas, American reality show contestant on Survivor: Tocantins
1984 – Dave Walsh, American gamer
1985 – Kristo Aab, Estonian basketball player
1985 – Marcel Reece, American football player
1987 – Alessia Filippi, Italian swimmer
1988 – Isabella Leong, Hong Kong singer and actress
1988 – Chellsie Memmel, American gymnast
1989 – Lauren Bennett, English singer and dancer (Paradiso Girls)
1989 – Marielle Jaffe, American model and actress
1989 – Jordan Nolan, Canadian ice hockey player
1989 – Ayana Taketatsu, Japanese voice actress and singer
1991 – Katie Armiger, American singer
1992 – Luiza Galiulina, Uzbekistani gymnast
1993 – Marvin Grumann, German footballer
2003 – Hala Khalaf, Singer

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