Tuesday, June 16, 2015

June 16 Birthdays

1139 – Emperor Konoe of Japan (d. 1155)
1332 – Isabella de Coucy, English daughter of Edward III of England (d. 1382)
1514 – John Cheke, English academic and politician, English Secretary of State (d. 1557)
1583 – Axel Oxenstierna, Swedish politician, Lord High Chancellor of Sweden (d. 1654)
1591 – Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Greek-Italian physician, mathematician, and theorist (d. 1655)
1606 – Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier and politician (d. 1675)
1612 – Murad IV, Ottoman sultan (d. 1640)
1613 – John Cleveland, English poet (d. 1658)
1633 – Jean de Thévenot, French linguist and botanist (d. 1667)
1644 – Henrietta of England, English princesses (d. 1670)
1713 – Meshech Weare, American farmer, lawyer, and politician, 1st Governor of New Hampshire (d. 1786)
1738 – Mary Katherine Goddard, American publisher (d. 1816)
1754 – Salawat Yulayev, Russian poet (d. 1800)
1792 – John Linnell, English painter and engraver (d. 1882)
1801 – Julius Plücker, German mathematician and physicist (d. 1868)
1806 – Edward Davy, English physician and chemist (d. 1885)
1813 – Otto Jahn, German archaeologist and philologist (d. 1869)
1820 – Athanase Josué Coquerel, Dutch-French theologian (d. 1875)
1821 – Old Tom Morris, Scottish golfer and architect (d. 1908)
1826 – Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist and botanist (d. 1897)
1829 – Geronimo, American tribal leader (d. 1909)
1836 – Wesley Merritt, American general and politician, Military Governor of the Philippines (d. 1910)
1837 – Ernst Laas, German philosopher and academic (d. 1885)
1838 – Frederic Archer, English organist, composer, and conductor (d. 1901)
1838 – Cushman Kellogg Davis, American lieutenant and politician, 7th Governor of Minnesota (d. 1900)
1840 – Ernst Otto Schlick, German engineer (d. 1913)
1850 – Max Delbrück, German agricultural chemist (d. 1919)
1857 – Arthur Arz von Straußenburg, Austrian-Hungarian general (d. 1935)
1858 – Gustaf V of Sweden (d. 1950)
1862 – Olaf Frydenlund, Norwegian target shooter (d. 1947)
1866 – Germanos Karavangelis, Greek-Austrian bishop (d. 1935)
1874 – Arthur Meighen, Canadian lawyer and politician, 9th Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1960)
1880 – Otto Eisenschiml, Austrian-American chemist and author (d. 1963)
1881 – Natalia Goncharova, Russian painter, costume designer, and illustrator (d. 1962)
1882 – Mohammad Mosaddegh, Iranian politician, 60th Prime Minister of Iran (d. 1967)
1885 – Erich Jacoby, Estonian-Polish architect (d. 1941)
1888 – Alexander Friedmann, Russian physicist (d. 1925)
1888 – Peter Stoner, American mathematician and astronomer (d. 1980)
1890 – Stan Laurel, English-American actor, singer, director, and screenwriter (d. 1965)
1894 – Norman Kerry, American actor (d. 1956)
1896 – Murray Leinster, American author and screenwriter (d. 1976)
1897 – Elaine Hammerstein, American actress (d. 1948)
1897 – Georg Wittig, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1987)
1902 – Barbara McClintock, American geneticist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1992)
1902 – George Gaylord Simpson, American paleontologist and author (d. 1984)
1903 – Helen Traubel, American soprano and actress (d. 1972)
1907 – Jack Albertson, American actor and singer (d. 1981)
1909 – Archie Carr, American ecologist and zoologist (d. 1987)
1910 – Juan Velasco Alvarado, Peruvian general and politician, 1st President of Peru (d. 1977)
1912 – Albert Chartier, Canadian illustrator (d. 2004)
1912 – Enoch Powell, English soldier and politician, Secretary of State for Health (d. 1998)
1915 – John Tukey, American mathematician and academic (d. 2000)
1916 – Hank Luisetti, American basketball player (d. 2002)
1916 – John Young, Scottish actor (d. 1996)
1917 – Phaedon Gizikis, Greek general and politician, President of Greece (d. 1999)
1917 – Katharine Graham, American publisher (d. 2001)
1917 – Aurelio Lampredi, Italian engineer (d. 1989)
1917 – Irving Penn, American photographer (d. 2009)
1920 – John Howard Griffin, American journalist and author (d. 1980)
1920 – Isabelle Holland, Swiss-American author (d. 2002)
1920 – Raymond Lemieux, Canadian chemist and academic (d. 2002)
1920 – Hemanta Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Indian singer-songwriter and producer (d. 1989)
1920 – José López Portillo, Mexican politician, 31st President of Mexico (d. 2004)
1922 – Ilmar Kullam, Estonian basketball player and coach (d. 2011)
1923 – Ron Flockhart, Scottish race car driver (d. 1962)
1924 – Faith Domergue, American actress (d. 1999)
1924 – Lucky Thompson, American saxophonist (d. 2005)
1925 – Jean d'Ormesson, French journalist and author
1925 – Otto Muehl, Austrian-Portuguese painter (d. 2013)
1926 – Efraín Ríos Montt, Guatemalan general and politician, 26th President of Guatemala
1926 – Marc Lifschey, American oboist (d. 2000)
1927 – Tom Graveney, English cricketer and sportscaster
1927 – Herbert Lichtenfeld, German author and screenwriter (d. 2001)
1927 – Ariano Suassuna, Brazilian author and playwright (d. 2014)
1928 – Annie Cordy, Belgian actress and singer
1928 – Speedy Long, American lawyer and politician (d. 2006)
1929 – Ramon Bieri, American actor (d. 2001)
1930 – Allan D'Arcangelo, American painter (d. 1998)
1930 – Mike Sparken, French race car driver (d. 2012)
1930 – Vilmos Zsigmond, Hungarian-American cinematographer
1932 – Norman Jones, English actor (d. 2013)
1932 – Ralph Robins, English businessman
1934 – Eileen Atkins, English actress and screenwriter
1934 – Jane Henson, American puppeteer (d. 2013)
1934 – Roger Neilson, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2003)
1934 – Kumari Kamala, Indian dancer and actress
1935 – James Bolam, English actor
1935 – Jim Dine, American painter
1937 – Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Bulgarian politician, 48th Prime Minister of Bulgaria
1937 – Erich Segal, American author and screenwriter (d. 2010)
1938 – Thomas Boyd-Carpenter, English general
1938 – Torgny Lindgren, Swedish author and poet
1938 – Joyce Carol Oates, American author
1938 – Charles B. Pierce, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2010)
1939 – Billy "Crash" Craddock, American singer
1940 – Neil Goldschmidt, American lawyer and politician, 33rd Governor of Oregon
1941 – Lamont Dozier, American songwriter and producer
1941 – Tõnu Õim, Estonian chess player
1941 – Mumtaz Hamid Rao, Pakistani journalist (d. 2011)
1942 – Giacomo Agostini, Italian motorcycle racer
1943 – Joan Van Ark, American actress
1944 – Henri Richelet, French painter
1945 – Claire Alexander, Canadian ice hockey player
1945 – Buddy Roberts, American wrestler (d. 2012)
1945 – Lucienne Robillard, Canadian politician
1946 – Rick Adelman, American basketball player and coach
1946 – John Jacob Astor VIII, English businessman and politician
1946 – Karen Dunnell, English statistician
1946 – Tom Harrell, American trumpet player and composer
1946 – Neil MacGregor, Scottish historian and curator
1946 – Jodi Rell, American politician, 87th Governor of Connecticut
1946 – Mark Ritts, American actor, puppeteer, and producer (d. 2009)
1946 – Derek Sanderson, Canadian ice hockey player
1947 – -minu, Swiss journalist
1947 – Günther Kaufmann, German actor (d. 2012)
1947 – Tom Malone, American trombonist, composer, and producer (The Blues Brothers and CBS Orchestra)
1948 – Ron LeFlore, American baseball player and manager
1948 – V. Hanumantha Rao, Indian politician
1949 – Paulo Cézar Caju, Brazilian footballer
1949 – Ralph Mann, American hurdler
1950 – Mithun Chakraborty, Indian actor
1950 – Michel Clair, Canadian politician
1951 – Roberto Durán, Panamanian boxer
1952 – George Papandreou, Greek politician, 182nd Prime Minister of Greece
1952 – Gino Vannelli, Canadian singer-songwriter
1953 – Valerie Mahaffey, American actress and producer
1954 – Matthew Saad Muhammad, American boxer (d. 2014)
1955 – Grete Faremo, Norwegian politician, Norwegian Minister of Defence
1955 – Laurie Metcalf, American actress
1955 – Artemy Troitsky, Russian journalist and music critic
1957 – Ian Buchanan, Scottish-American actor
1957 – Leeona Dorrian, Lady Dorrian, Scottish judge
1958 – Darrell Griffith, American basketball player
1958 – Jóhannes Helgason, Icelandic guitarist and pilot (Þeyr)
1958 – Ulrike Tauber, German swimmer
1959 – Desirée Rogers, American businesswoman
1959 – The Ultimate Warrior, American wrestler (d. 2014)
1960 – Peter Sterling, Australian rugby player and sportscaster
1961 – Steve Larmer, Canadian ice hockey player
1961 – Margus Metstak, Estonian basketball player
1962 – Wally Joyner, American baseball player and coach
1962 – Femi Kuti, English-Nigerian singer-songwriter and saxophonist
1962 – Arnold Vosloo, South African-American actor
1962 – Anthony Wong, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and producer (Tat Ming Pair)
1963 – Scott Alexander, American screenwriter and producer
1963 – Deb Caletti, American author
1963 – The Sandman, American wrestler
1964 – Danny Burstein, American actor
1965 – Laverne Eve, Bahamian javelin thrower
1965 – Andrea M. Ghez, American astronomer
1965 – Michael Richard Lynch, Irish businessman
1965 – Richard Madaleno, American politician
1966 – Jan Železný, Czech javelin thrower
1967 – Charalambos Andreou, Cypriot footballer
1967 – Jürgen Klopp, German footballer and manager
1967 – Rupert Onslow, 8th Earl of Onslow, English businessman
1968 – James Patrick Stuart, American actor
1969 – Shami Chakrabarti, English lawyer and academic
1969 – Inkhosikati LaMbikiza, wife of King Mswati III of Swaziland and mother of Princess Sikhanyiso Dlamini
1969 – Tommy Tiernan, Irish comedian and actor
1969 – MC Ren, American rapper
1970 – Younus AlGohar, Pakistani poet, academic, and humanitarian, co-founded Messiah Foundation International
1970 – Clifton Collins, Jr., American actor
1970 – Cobi Jones, American soccer player and manager
1970 – Phil Mickelson, American golfer
1971 – Chris Gomez, American baseball player
1971 – Tupac Shakur, American rapper, producer, and actor (Digital Underground, Outlawz, and Thug Life) (d. 1996)
1972 – John Cho, South Korean-American actor
1973 – Amanda Byram, Irish television host
1973 – Nikos Machlas, Greek footballer
1974 – Paul Lee, English-American sculptor
1975 – Anthony Carter, American basketball player
1976 – Edwin Tenorio, Ecuadorian footballer
1977 – Craig Fitzgibbon, Australian rugby player
1977 – Simone Legno, Italian graphic designer
1977 – Petros Papadakis, American sportscaster
1977 – Kerry Wood, American baseball player
1978 – Daniel Brühl, Spanish-German actor
1978 – Fish Leong, Malaysian singer
1978 – Dainius Zubrus, Lithuanian ice hockey player
1980 – Phil Christophers, German-English rugby player
1980 – Nehir Erdoğan, Turkish actress
1980 – Brad Gushue, Canadian curler
1980 – Sibel Kekilli, German actress
1980 – Daré Nibombé, Togolese footballer
1980 – Joey Yung, Hong Kong singer and actress
1981 – Kevin Bieksa, Canadian ice hockey player
1981 – Ben Kweller, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1981 – Miguel Villalta, Peruvian footballer
1982 – May Andersen, Danish model
1982 – Missy Peregrym, Canadian actress
1982 – Jodi Santamaria, Filipino actress
1983 – Armend Dallku, Albanian footballer
1983 – Olivia Hack, American actress and voice actress
1984 – Jonathan Broxton, American baseball player
1984 – Gábor Császár, Hungarian handball player
1984 – Rick Nash, Canadian ice hockey player
1984 – Steven Whittaker, Scottish footballer
1986 – Rodrigo Defendi, Brazilian footballer
1986 – Urby Emanuelson, Dutch footballer
1986 – Fernando Muslera, Uruguayan footballer
1986 – Farhad Reza, Bangladeshi cricketer
1986 – Robert Rothbart, Israeli-Serbian basketball player
1987 – Diana DeGarmo, American singer-songwriter and actress
1987 – Abby Elliott, American actress
1987 – Christian Tshimanga Kabeya, Belgian footballer
1987 – Per Ciljan Skjelbred, Norwegian footballer
1988 – Keshia Chanté, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress
1988 – Nathan Parsons, Australian-American actor
1989 – AraabMuzik, American DJ and producer
1989 – Jelena Glebova, Estonian figure skater
1990 – John Newman, English singer-songwriter
1991 – Joe McElderry, English singer-songwriter
1991 – Ryan Bang, South Korean actor and host
1992 – Vladimir Morozov, Russian swimmer
1994 – Grete-Lilijane Küppas, Estonian footballer

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