Friday, June 19, 2015

June 19 Birthdays

1301 – Prince Morikuni of Japan (d. 1333)
1566 – James VI and I of the United Kingdom (d. 1625)
1606 – James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, Scottish soldier and politician, Lord Chancellor of Scotland (d. 1649)
1623 – Blaise Pascal, French mathematician and physicist (d. 1662)
1633 – Philipp van Limborch, Dutch theologian (d. 1712)
1701 – François Rebel, French violinist and composer (d. 1775)
1708 – Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, German composer (d. 1763)
1731 – Joaquim Machado de Castro, Portuguese sculptor (d. 1822)
1764 – José Gervasio Artigas, Uruguayan general (d. 1850)
1771 – Joseph Diaz Gergonne, French mathematician and philosopher (d. 1859)
1783 – Friedrich Sertürner, German pharmacist (d. 1841)
1792 – Gustav Schwab, German author (d. 1850)
1795 – James Braid, Scottish surgeon (d. 1860)
1815 – Cornelius Krieghoff, Canadian painter (d. 1872)
1816 – William H. Webb, American shipbuilder and philanthropist, founded the Webb Institute (d. 1899)
1834 – Charles Spurgeon, English pastor and author (d. 1892)
1846 – Antonio Abetti, Italian astronomer and academic (d. 1928)
1850 – David Jayne Hill, American historian and politician, 24th United States Assistant Secretary of State (d. 1932)
1851 – Billy Midwinter, English-Australian cricketer (d. 1890)
1851 – Silvanus P. Thompson, British physicist and engineer (d. 1916)
1854 – Alfredo Catalani, Italian composer (d. 1893)
1858 – Sam Walter Foss, American poet and librarian (d. 1911)
1861 – Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, Scottish-English field marshal (d. 1928)
1861 – Émile Haug, French geologist and paleontologist (d. 1927)
1861 – José Rizal, Filipino journalist, author, and poet (d. 1896)
1865 – May Whitty, English-American actress (d. 1948)
1871 – Alajos Szokolyi, Hungarian hurdler, jumper, and physician (d. 1932)
1872 – Theodore Payne, English-American gardener and botanist (d. 1963)
1874 – Peder Oluf Pedersen, Danish physicist and engineer (d. 1941)
1876 – Nigel Gresley, Scottish engineer (d. 1941)
1877 – Charles Coburn, American actor and singer (d. 1961)
1884 – Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, French painter (d. 1974)
1891 – John Heartfield, German artist and political activist (d. 1968)
1893 – Madeleine Astor, American survivor of the Sinking of the RMS Titanic (d. 1940)
1896 – Rajani Palme Dutt, English journalist and politician (d. 1974)
1896 – Wallis Simpson, American wife of Edward VIII (d. 1986)
1897 – Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1967)
1897 – Moe Howard, American actor, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1975)
1898 – James Joseph Sweeney, American bishop (d. 1968)
1900 – Laura Z. Hobson, American author (d. 1986)
1902 – Guy Lombardo, Canadian-American violinist and bandleader (d. 1977)
1903 – Mary Callery, American sculptor (d. 1977)
1903 – Lou Gehrig, American baseball player (d. 1941)
1903 – Wally Hammond, English cricketer (d. 1965)
1903 – Hans Litten, German lawyer (d. 1938)
1905 – Mildred Natwick, American actress (d. 1994)
1906 – Ernst Boris Chain, German-Irish biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1979)
1906 – Knut Kroon, Swedish footballer (d. 1975)
1906 – Walter Rauff, German SS officer (d. 1984)
1907 – Clarence Wiseman, Canadian 10th General of the Salvation Army (d. 1985)
1909 – Osamu Dazai, Japanese author (d. 1948)
1909 – Midori Naka, Japanese actress (d. 1945)
1910 – Paul Flory, American chemist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)
1910 – Abe Fortas, American jurist (d. 1982)
1912 – Don Gutteridge, American baseball player and manager (d. 2008)
1912 – Virginia MacWatters, American soprano (d. 2005)
1912 – George Spitz, American high jumper (d. 1986)
1914 – Alan Cranston, American journalist and politician (d. 2000)
1914 – Lester Flatt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Foggy Mountain Boys and Nashville Grass) (d. 1979)
1914 – Morgan Morgan-Giles, English admiral and politician (d. 2013)
1914 – Anthony of Sourozh, Swiss-English bishop (d. 2003)
1915 – Pat Buttram, American actor (d. 1994)
1915 – Julius Schwartz, American publisher and agent (d. 2004)
1917 – Joshua Nkomo, Zimbabwean politician, Vice President of Zimbabwe (d. 1999)
1919 – Pauline Kael, American author and critic (d. 2001)
1919 – Dave Lambert, American singer-songwriter (Lambert, Hendricks & Ross) (d. 1966)
1920 – Yves Robert, French actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2002)
1921 – Louis Jourdan, French-American actor and singer (d. 2015)
1922 – Aage Bohr, Danish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2009)
1922 – Fritz Schollmeyer, German footballer and manager
1923 – Bob Hank, Australian footballer and coach (d. 2012)
1924 – Cornelius, Estonian metropolitan
1924 – Erkki Kataja, Finnish pole vaulter (d. 1969)
1924 – Leo Nomellini, Italian-American football player and wrestler (d. 2000)
1924 – Ray Noorda, American computing entrepreneur (d. 2006)
1925 – Charlie Drake, English actor, singer, and screenwriter (d. 2006)
1928 – Nancy Marchand, American actress (d. 2000)
1928 – Barry Took, English actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2002)
1930 – François Abadie, French politician (d. 2001)
1930 – Bryan Kneale, Manx sculptor
1930 – Gena Rowlands, American actress
1932 – Pier Angeli, Italian-American actress (d. 1971)
1932 – José Sanchis Grau, Spanish author and illustrator (d. 2011)
1932 – Marisa Pavan, Italian-American actress
1933 – Michael M. Ames, Canadian anthropologist and academic (d. 2006)
1933 – Viktor Patsayev, Kazakh engineer and astronaut (d. 1971)
1933 – Janusz Sidło, Polish javelin thrower (d. 1993)
1934 – Terence Clark, English diplomat, British Ambassador to Iraq
1934 – Gérard Latortue, Haitian politician, 12th Prime Minister of Haiti
1936 – Marisa Galvany, American soprano
1938 – Jean-Claude Labrecque, Canadian director and cinematographer
1938 – Wahoo McDaniel, American football player and wrestler (d. 2002)
1938 – John Sheil, English lawyer and judge
1938 – Ian Smith, Australian actor and screenwriter
1939 – Bernd Hoss, German footballer and manager
1939 – Al Wilson, American singer (d. 2008)
1940 – Shirley Muldowney, American race car driver
1940 – Paul Shane, English actor and singer (d. 2013)
1941 – Conchita Carpio-Morales, Filipino jurist
1941 – Václav Klaus, Czech politician, 2nd President of the Czech Republic
1942 – Jos Brink, Dutch actor and producer (d. 2007)
1942 – Merata Mita, New Zealand director and producer (d. 2010)
1944 – Chico Buarque, Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1944 – Richard Monette, Canadian actor and director (d. 2008)
1945 – Peter Bardens, English keyboard player and songwriter (Camel, Them, and Mirage) (d. 2002)
1945 – John Hind, English bishop
1945 – Radovan Karadžić, Serbian-Bosnian politician, 1st President of Republika Srpska
1945 – Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese politician, Nobel Prize laureate
1945 – Tobias Wolff, American author
1946 – Jimmy Greenhoff, English footballer and manager
1946 – Michael Jay, Baron Jay of Ewelme, English diplomat, British Ambassador to France
1947 – Salman Rushdie, Indian author
1947 – John Ralston Saul, Canadian author
1948 – Nick Drake, Burmese-English singer-songwriter (d. 1974)
1948 – Phylicia Rashād, American actress and singer
1950 – Ann Wilson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Heart)
1951 – Ayman al-Zawahiri, Egyptian terrorist, 2nd leader of al-Qaeda
1951 – Francesco Moser, Italian cyclist
1952 – Bob Ainsworth, English politician, Secretary of State for Defence
1953 – Larry Dunn, American keyboard player, songwriter, and producer (Earth, Wind & Fire)
1953 – Hilary Jones, English physician
1954 – Kathleen Turner, American actress
1956 – Danny Chauncey, American guitarist (38 Special)
1956 – Doug Stone, American singer and actor
1957 – Anna Lindh, Swedish politician, 39th Minister of Foreign Affairs for Sweden (d. 2003)
1958 – Sergei Makarov, Russian-American ice hockey player
1959 – Christian Wulff, German lawyer and politician, 10th President of Germany
1960 – Johnny Gray, American runner
1961 – Frank Mischke, German footballer
1961 – Joel Torre, Filipino actor
1962 – Paula Abdul, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
1963 – Margarita Ponomaryova, Russian hurdler
1963 – Rory Underwood, English rugby player
1964 – Bill Barretta, American actor and puppeteer
1964 – Laura Ingraham, American radio host and author
1964 – Boris Johnson, British journalist and politician, Mayor of London
1965 – Sabine Braun, German heptathlete
1965 – Luc Donckerwolke, Belgian car designer
1966 – Joi Ito, Japanese-American businessman
1966 – Michalis Romanidis, Greek basketball player
1966 – Samuel West, English actor and director
1966 – Jojo Alejar, Filipino actor and host
1967 – Bjørn Dæhlie, Norwegian skier
1967 – Araceli González, Argentinian model and actress
1967 – Mia Sara, American actress
1968 – Alastair Lynch, Australian footballer and sportscaster
1969 – Thomas Breitling, American journalist and businessman
1969 – Trine Pallesen, Danish actress
1970 – Rahul Gandhi, Indian politician
1970 – Antonis Remos, German-Greek singer
1970 – Quincy Watts, American runner
1972 – Jean Dujardin, French actor, director, and producer
1972 – Dennis Lyxzén, Swedish singer-songwriter (The (International) Noise Conspiracy)
1972 – Ilya Markov, Russian race walker
1972 – Brian McBride, American soccer player
1972 – Poppy Montgomery, Australian-American actress
1972 – Robin Tunney, American actress
1973 – Mónica Ayos, Argentinian actress
1973 – Yuko Nakazawa, Japanese singer and actress (Morning Musume and Dream Morning Musume)
1973 – Yasuhiko Yabuta, Japanese baseball player
1974 – Doug Mientkiewicz, American baseball player, coach, and manager
1974 – Bumper Robinson, American actor and singer
1975 – Hugh Dancy, English actor and model
1975 – Anthony Parker, American basketball player
1976 – Bryan Hughes, English footballer
1976 – Ryan Hurst, American actor
1976 – Abdoul Thiam, German footballer
1977 – Maria Cioncan, Romanian runner (d. 2007)
1978 – Mía Maestro, Argentinian actress and singer
1978 – Assefa Mezgebu, Ethiopian runner
1978 – Dirk Nowitzki, German basketball player
1978 – Zoe Saldana, American actress
1979 – U Gambira, Burmese monk and activist
1979 – José Kléberson, Brazilian footballer
1980 – Adel Abdulaziz, Emirati footballer
1980 – Dan Ellis, Canadian ice hockey player
1980 – Milka Loff Fernandes, German actress
1980 – Robbie Neilson, Scottish footballer and manager
1980 – Nuno Santos, Portuguese footballer
1980 – Lauren Lee Smith, Canadian actress
1981 – Mohammed Al-Khuwalidi, Saudi Arabian long jumper
1981 – Moss Burmester, New Zealand swimmer
1982 – Joe Cheng, Taiwanese actor and singer
1982 – Alexander Frolov, Russian ice hockey player
1982 – Chris Vermeulen, Australian motorcycle racer
1983 – Macklemore, American rapper (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis)
1983 – Gregor Arbet, Estonian basketball player
1983 – Tanja Mihhailova, Russian-Estonian singer and actress
1983 – Mark Selby, English snooker player
1983 – Aidan Turner, Irish actor
1984 – Paul Dano, American actor and producer
1984 – Wieke Dijkstra, Dutch field hockey player
1985 – Kajal Aggarwal, Indian actress
1985 – José Ernesto Sosa, Argentinian footballer
1985 – Dire Tune, Ethiopian runner
1986 – Lázaro Borges, Cuban pole vaulter
1986 – Sjoerd Huisman, Dutch speed skater (d. 2013)
1986 – Diego Hypólito, Brazilian gymnast
1986 – Dimitris Sialmas, Greek footballer
1986 – Marvin Williams, American basketball player
1987 – Sthefany Brito, Brazilian actress
1987 – Rashard Mendenhall, American football player
1990 – Moa Hjelmer, Swedish sprinter
1996 – Larisa Iordache, Romanian gymnast

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