Sunday, June 14, 2015

June 14 Birthdays

1444 – Nilakantha Somayaji, Indian astronomer and mathematician (d. 1544)
1463 – Henry IV, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1514)
1479 – Giglio Gregorio Giraldi, Italian poet and scholar (d. 1552)
1529 – Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria (d. 1595)
1627 – Johann Abraham Ihle, German astronomer (d. 1699)
1691 – Jan Francisci, Slovak organist and composer (d. 1758)
1726 – Thomas Pennant, Welsh naturalist and traveller (d. 1798)
1730 – Antonio Sacchini, Italian composer (d. 1786)
1736 – Charles-Augustin de Coulomb, French physicist (d. 1806)
1763 – Simon Mayr, German composer (d. 1845)
1780 – Henry Salt, English historian and diplomat (d. 1827)
1796 – Nikolai Brashman, Czech-Russian mathematician and academic (d. 1866)
1798 – František Palacký, Czech historian and politician (d. 1876)
1801 – Heber C. Kimball, American religious leader (d. 1868)
1811 – Harriet Beecher Stowe, American author and activist (d. 1896)
1812 – Fernando Wood, American politician, 73rd Mayor of New York City (d. 1881)
1819 – Henry Gardner, American politician, 23rd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1892)
1820 – John Bartlett, American author and publisher (d. 1905)
1840 – William F. Nast, American businessman (d. 1893)
1848 – Bernard Bosanquet, English philosopher (d. 1923)
1848 – Max Erdmannsdörfer, German conductor and composer (d. 1905)
1855 – Robert M. La Follette, Sr., American politician, 20th Governor of Wisconsin (d. 1925)
1856 – Andrey Markov, Russian mathematician and theorist (d. 1922)
1862 – John Ulric Nef, Swiss-born chemist (d. 1915)
1864 – Alois Alzheimer, German psychiatrist and neuropathologist (d. 1915)
1868 – Karl Landsteiner, Austrian biologist and physician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1943)
1870 – Sophia of Prussia (d. 1932)
1871 – Hermanus Brockmann, Dutch rower (d. 1936)
1871 – Jacob Ellehammer, Danish mechanic and engineer (d. 1946)
1872 – János Szlepecz, Slovene priest (d. 1936)
1877 – Jane Bathori, French soprano (d. 1970)
1878 – Léon Thiébaut, French fencer (d. 1943)
1879 – Arthur Duffey, American sprinter (d. 1955)
1884 – John McCormack, Irish tenor and actor (d. 1945)
1884 – Georg Zacharias, German swimmer (d. 1953)
1890 – May Allison, American actress (d. 1989)
1893 – Siggie Nordstrom, American singer and actress (Nordstrom Sisters) (d. 1980)
1894 – Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (d. 1924)
1895 – Jack Adams, Canadian-American ice hockey player, coach, and manager (d. 1968)
1903 – Alonzo Church, American mathematician and theorist (d. 1995)
1904 – Margaret Bourke-White, American photographer and journalist (d. 1971)
1905 – Steve Broidy, American businessman (d. 1991)
1905 – Arthur Davis, American animator and director (d. 2000)
1907 – Nicolas Bentley, English author and illustrator (d. 1978)
1907 – René Char, French poet (d. 1988)
1907 – Chico Landi, Brazilian race car driver (d. 1989)
1909 – Burl Ives, American actor and singer (d. 1995)
1910 – Rudolf Kempe, German conductor (d. 1976)
1913 – Joe Morris, English-Canadian union leader (d. 1996)
1913 – Werner Heyking, Danish actor (d. 1974)
1914 – Pauline Moore, American actress (d. 2001)
1916 – Dorothy McGuire, American actress (d. 2001)
1917 – Lise Nørgaard, Danish journalist and author
1917 – Gilbert Prouteau, French poet and director (d. 2012)
1917 – Atle Selberg, Norwegian-American mathematician and academic (d. 2007)
1919 – Gene Barry, American actor (d. 2009)
1919 – Sam Wanamaker, American actor and director (d. 1993)
1920 – Jacques Datin, French composer (d. 1973)
1920 – Jean Madiran, French author (d. 2013)
1921 – Martha Greenhouse, American actress (d. 2013)
1922 – Kevin Roche, Irish-American architect, designed Bank of America Plaza and the Central Park Zoo
1922 – K. Asif, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1971)
1922 – Harvey Littleton, American glass artist and educator (d. 2013)
1923 – Ivan Gubijan, Yugoslavian hammer thrower (d. 2009)
1923 – Judith Kerr, German-English author and illustrator
1923 – Green Wix Unthank, American judge (d. 2013)
1924 – James Black, Scottish pharmacologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2010)
1925 – Pierre Salinger, American journalist and politician, 11th White House Press Secretary (d. 2004)
1926 – Hermann Kant, German author
1926 – Don Newcombe, American baseball player
1928 – Che Guevara, Argentinian-Cuban physician, author, and guerrilla leader (d. 1967)
1929 – Cy Coleman, American pianist and composer (d. 2004)
1929 – Johnny Wilson, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (d. 2011)
1931 – Marla Gibbs, American actress, singer, and screenwriter
1931 – Junior Walker, American saxophonist and singer (d. 1995)
1932 – Joe Arpaio, American police officer
1933 – Jerzy Kosiński, Polish-American author (d. 1991)
1933 – Vladislav Rastorotsky, Russian gymnast and coach
1936 – Renaldo Benson, American singer-songwriter (The Four Tops) (d. 2005)
1936 – Irmelin Sandman Lilius, Finnish author
1937 – Jørgen Leth, Danish actor, director, and screenwriter
1937 – Willie Louis, American witness in the Emmett Till murder trial (d. 2013)
1937 – Trevor Arthur Smith, Baron Smith of Clifton, Irish academic and politician
1938 – Julie Felix, American-English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1939 – Steny Hoyer, American politician
1939 – Peter Mayle, English author
1939 – Hugh Detmar Torrens O'Neill, 3rd Baron Rathcavan, Irish businessman and politician
1939 – Colin Thubron, English author
1939 – James Wright, English academic
1940 – Jack Bannon, American actor
1940 – Ben Davidson, American football player and actor (d. 2012)
1941 – Mike Yarwood, English actor
1942 – Andy Irvine, English-Irish singer-songwriter and bouzouki player (Planxty, Sweeney's Men, and Patrick Street)
1942 – Jonathan Raban, English author
1943 – Barry Burman, English painter (d. 2001)
1943 – Jennifer Gretton, Baroness Gretton, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire
1943 – John Miles, English race car driver
1943 – Spooner Oldham, American organist and songwriter
1943 – Harold Wheeler, American composer, conductor, and producer
1944 – Laurie Colwin, American author (d. 1992)
1944 – Joe Grifasi, American actor
1945 – Rod Argent, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player (The Zombies and Argent)
1945 – Carlos Reichenbach, Brazilian director and producer (d. 2012)
1945 – Marilyn Schreffler, American actress (d. 1988)
1945 – Richard Stebbins, American sprinter
1946 – Robert Louis-Dreyfus, French businessman (d. 2009)
1946 – Tõnu Sepp, Estonian musician and pedagogue
1946 – Donald Trump, American businessman, founded the Trump Entertainment Resorts
1947 – Roger Liddle, Baron Liddle, English politician
1947 – Kat Martin, American author
1947 – Barry Melton, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Country Joe and the Fish and The Dinosaurs)
1947 – Hiroshi Miyauchi, Japanese actor
1948 – Laurence Yep, American author
1949 – Jim Lea, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer (Slade)
1949 – Roger Powell (scientist), British-born Australian based educator and academic
1949 – Antony Sher, South African-English actor, director, and screenwriter
1949 – Harry Turtledove, American author
1949 – Alan White, English drummer (Yes, Plastic Ono Band, White, and Circa)
1950 – Rowan Williams, Welsh archbishop
1951 – Paul Boateng, English lawyer and politician, British High Commissioner to South Africa
1952 – Robert Lepikson, Estonian race car driver and politician, Estonian Minister of the Interior (d. 2006)
1952 – Pat Summitt, American basketball player and coach
1952 – Leon Wieseltier, American journalist
1953 – Janet Mackey, New Zealand politician
1953 – David Thomas, American singer-songwriter (Rocket from the Tombs and Pere Ubu)
1954 – Will Patton, American actor
1955 – Michael D. Duvall, American politician
1955 – Paul O'Grady, English television host, producer, and actor
1956 – King Diamond, Danish singer-songwriter and producer (Black Rose, Mercyful Fate, and Brats)
1956 – Fred Funk, American golfer
1956 – Gianna Nannini, Italian singer-songwriter
1956 – Sam Irvin, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1957 – Maxi Jazz, English rapper (Faithless)
1957 – Suzanne Nora Johnson, American lawyer
1957 – Mona Simpson, American author and academic
1958 – Pamela Geller, American blogger and author
1958 – Eric Heiden, American speed skater
1959 – Eddie Mekka, American actor
1959 – Marcus Miller, American bass player and producer (SMV)
1960 – Tonie Campbell, American hurdler
1960 – Mike Laga, American baseball player
1961 – Boy George, English singer-songwriter and producer (Culture Club, Bow Wow Wow, and Jesus Loves You)
1961 – Dušan Kojić, Serbian singer-songwriter and bass player (Disciplina kičme and Disciplin A Kitschme)
1961 – Sam Perkins, American basketball player
1964 – Peter Gilliver, English lexicographer
1964 – Kaija Parve, Estonian biathlete
1965 – Mike Scaccia, American guitarist (Ministry, Rigor Mortis, Lard, and League of Blind Women) (d. 2012)
1966 – Traylor Howard, American actress
1966 – Eduardo Waghorn, Chilean musician
1967 – Kumar Mangalam Birla, Indian businessman
1967 – Dedrick Dodge, American football player
1968 – Yasmine Bleeth, American actress
1968 – Campbell Brown, American journalist
1968 – Molly Glynn, American actress (d. 2014)
1968 – Faizon Love, Cuban-American actor
1969 – Elroy Chester, American murderer (d. 2013)
1969 – Éric Desjardins, Canadian ice hockey player
1969 – Michael Gerber, American author
1969 – Steffi Graf, German tennis player
1969 – Kyle Hebert, American voice actor
1969 – MC Ren, American rapper (N.W.A)
1970 – Heather McDonald, American comedian, actress, and author
1971 – Bruce Bowen, American basketball player
1971 – Ramon Vega, Swiss footballer
1972 – Rick Brunson, American basketball player and coach
1972 – Michael Cade, American actor
1972 – Matthias Ettrich, German computer scientist, founded KDE
1972 – Dominic Brown, English guitarist and songwriter (Duran Duran)
1972 – Shaun Keaveny, English radio host
1972 – Danny McFarlane, Jamaican hurdler and sprinter
1973 – Ceca, Serbian singer
1973 – Sami Kapanen, Finnish-American ice hockey player and manager
1974 – Sutan Amrull, American drag queen performer and makeup artist
1974 – Jang Jin-young, South Korean actress (d. 2009)
1975 – Ryuji Miki, Japanese race car driver
1976 – Alan Carr, English comedian and actor
1976 – Massimo Oddo, Italian footballer
1977 – Chris McAlister, American football player
1977 – Massimiliano Neri, Italian model
1977 – Joe Worsley, English rugby player
1978 – Steve Bégin, Canadian ice hockey player
1978 – Diablo Cody, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1978 – Annia Hatch, Cuban-American gymnast
1981 – Lonneke Engel, Dutch model
1982 – Nicole Irving, Australian swimmer
1982 – Luda Kroitor, Moldavian-Australian dancer
1982 – Lang Lang, Chinese pianist
1983 – Hirofumi Araki, Japanese actor and singer
1983 – Trevor Barry, Bahamian high jumper
1983 – Louis Garrel, French actor
1983 – J. R. Martinez, American soldier and actor
1984 – Lorenzo Booker, American football player
1984 – Yury Prilukov, Russian swimmer
1985 – Oleg Medvedev. Russian luge athlete
1985 – Andy Soucek, Spanish race car driver
1986 – Matt Read, Canadian ice hockey player
1987 – Andrew Cogliano, Canadian ice hockey player
1987 – Mohamed Diamé, Senegalese footballer
1987 – Dan Reynolds, American musician (Imagine Dragons)
1988 – Adrián Aldrete, Mexican footballer
1988 – Kevin McHale, American singer, dancer, and actor (NLT)
1989 – Lucy Hale, American singer and actress
1989 – Joao Rojas, Ecuadorian footballer
1991 – Erick Barrondo, Guatemalan race walker
1991 – Kostas Manolas, Greek footballer
1992 – Daryl Sabara, American actor
1993 – Svetlana Issakova, Estonian figure skater

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