Sunday, June 21, 2015

June 21 Birthdays

1002 – Pope Leo IX (d. 1054)
1226 – Bolesław V the Chaste of Poland (d. 1279)
1528 – Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress (d. 1603)
1535 – Leonhard Rauwolf, German physician and botanist (d. 1596)
1639 – Increase Mather, American minister and author (d. 1723)
1646 – Maria Francisca of Savoy (d. 1683)
1676 – Anthony Collins, English philosopher (d. 1729)
1703 – Joseph Lieutaud, French physician and anatomist (d. 1780)
1706 – John Dollond, English optician and astronomer (d. 1761)
1710 – James Short, Scottish mathematician and optician (d. 1768)
1712 – Luc Urbain de Bouëxic, comte de Guichen, French admiral (d. 1790)
1730 – Motoori Norinaga, Japanese scholar (d. 1801)
1732 – Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, German composer (d. 1791)
1736 – Enoch Poor, American general (d. 1780)
1738 – Gottlieb Christoph Harless, German linguist and scholar (d. 1815)
1741 – Prince Benedetto, Duke of Chablais (d. 1808)
1750 – Pierre-Nicolas Beauvallet, French sculptor (d. 1818)
1759 – Alexander J. Dallas, American lawyer and politician, 6th United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 1817)
1763 – Pierre Paul Royer-Collard, French philosopher and academic (d. 1845)
1764 – Sidney Smith, English admiral (d. 1840)
1774 – Daniel D. Tompkins, American politician, 6th Vice President of the United States (d. 1825)
1781 – Siméon Denis Poisson, French mathematician and physicist (d. 1840)
1786 – Charles Edward Horn, English singer-songwriter (d. 1849)
1788 – Princess Augusta of Bavaria (d. 1850)
1791 – Robert Napier, Scottish engineer and educator (d. 1876)
1792 – Ferdinand Christian Baur, German theologian and scholar (d. 1860)
1797 – Wilhelm Küchelbecker, Russian poet and author (d. 1846)
1805 – Charles Thomas Jackson, American physician and geologist (d. 1880)
1811 – Carlo Matteucci, Italian physicist and neurophysiologist (d. 1868)
1814 – Anton Nuhn, German anatomist and academic (d. 1889)
1823 – Jean Chacornac, French astronomer (d. 1873)
1825 – Thomas Edward Cliffe Leslie, Irish jurist and economist (d. 1882)
1825 – William Stubbs, English bishop (d. 1901)
1828 – Ferdinand André Fouqué, French geologist and academic (d. 1904)
1834 – Frans de Cort, Flemish poet and author (d. 1878)
1834 – Elizabeth Jane Caulfeild, Countess of Charlemont (d. 1882)
1839 – Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, Brazilian author, poet, and playwright (d. 1908)
1845 – Arthur Cowper Ranyard, English astrophysicist (d. 1894)
1846 – Marion Adams-Acton, Scottish-English author (d. 1928)
1850 – Daniel Carter Beard, American author and illustrator, co-founded the Boy Scouts of America (d. 1941)
1850 – Enrico Cecchetti, Italian ballet dancer (d. 1928)
1857 – Hugh Newall, English astrophysicist (d. 1944)
1858 – Medardo Rosso, Italian sculptor (d. 1928)
1859 – Henry Ossawa Tanner, American painter (d. 1937)
1862 – Damrong Rajanubhab, Thai historian (d. 1943)
1863 – Albert Sauveur, Belgian metallurgist (d. 1939)
1863 – Max Wolf, German astronomer (d. 1932)
1864 – Heinrich Wölfflin, Swiss historian and critic (d. 1945)
1865 – Herbert Brewer, English organist and composer (d. 1928)
1867 – Oscar Florianus Bluemner, German-American painter (d. 1938)
1868 – Edwin Stephen Goodrich, English zoologist and anatomist (d. 1946)
1870 – Clara Immerwahr, German chemist (d. 1915)
1870 – Anthony Michell, English-Australian engineer (d. 1959)
1874 – Jacob Linzbach, Estonian linguist and author (d. 1953)
1876 – Willem Hendrik Keesom, Dutch physicist and academic (d. 1956)
1880 – Arnold Gesell, American psychologist and pediatrician (d. 1961)
1880 – Josiah Stamp, 1st Baron Stamp, English economist and civil servant (d. 1941)
1882 – Lluís Companys, Spanish politician, 123rd President of Catalonia (d. 1940)
1882 – Adrianus de Jong, Dutch fencer (d. 1966)
1882 – Rockwell Kent, American painter and illustrator (d. 1971)
1883 – Feodor Gladkov, Russian author and educator (d. 1958)
1883 – Daisy Turner, American author and poet (d. 1988)
1884 – Claude Auchinleck, English field marshal (d. 1981)
1885 – Oliver Chase Quick, English Anglican theologian (d. 1944)
1887 – Norman L. Bowen, Canadian geologist and petrologist (d. 1956)
1889 – Ralph Craig, American sprinter (d. 1972)
1890 – Frank S. Land, American businessman, founded DeMolay International (d. 1959)
1891 – Pier Luigi Nervi, Italian architect and engineer, co-designed the Pirelli Tower and Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption (d. 1979)
1891 – Hermann Scherchen, German conductor (d. 1966)
1892 – Reinhold Niebuhr, American theologian and academic (d. 1971)
1893 – Alois Hába, Czech composer and educator (d. 1973)
1894 – F. R. G. Heaf, English physician and academic (d. 1973)
1894 – Milward Kennedy, English journalist and civil servant (d. 1968)
1896 – Charles Momsen, American admiral, invented the Momsen lung (d. 1967)
1898 – Donald C. Peattie, American botanist and author (d. 1964)
1899 – Pavel Haas, Czech composer (d. 1944)
1899 – Miles Watson, 2nd Baron Manton, English horse breeder (d. 1968)
1902 – Howie Morenz, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1937)
1903 – Hermann Engelhard, German runner (d. 1984)
1903 – Al Hirschfeld, American painter and illustrator (d. 2003)
1905 – Jacques Goddet, French journalist (d. 2000)
1905 – Jean-Paul Sartre, French philosopher and author (d. 1980)
1906 – Helene Costello, American actress (d. 1957)
1906 – Nusch Éluard, French model (d. 1946)
1906 – Harold Spina, American composer (d. 1997)
1906 – Grete Sultan, German-American pianist and educator (d. 2005)
1908 – William Frankena, American philosopher and academic (d. 1994)
1909 – Helmut Möckel, German politician (d. 1945)
1910 – Aleksandr Tvardovsky, Russian poet and author (d. 1971)
1911 – Irving Fein, American film producer (d. 2012)
1911 – Chester Wilmot, Australian journalist (d. 1954)
1912 – Kazimierz Leski, Polish pilot and engineer (d. 2000)
1912 – Mary McCarthy, American author and critic (d. 1989)
1912 – Vishnu Prabhakar, Indian author and playwright (d. 2009)
1913 – Madihe Pannaseeha Thero, Sri Lankan monk (d. 2003)
1914 – William Vickrey, Canadian-American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1996)
1915 – Wilhelm Gliese, German astronomer (d. 1993)
1916 – Joseph Cyril Bamford, English businessman, founded J. C. Bamford (d. 2001)
1916 – Herbert Friedman, American astronomer (d. 2000)
1916 – Buddy O'Connor, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1977)
1918 – Robert A. Boyd, Canadian engineer (d. 2006)
1918 – Kasper Idland, Norwegian soldier (d. 1968)
1918 – James Joll, English historian and scholar (d. 1994)
1918 – Ekkehard Kylling-Schmidt, German soldier (d. 2000)
1918 – Eddie Lopat, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1992)
1918 – J. Clyde Mitchell, English sociologist and anthropologist (d. 1995)
1918 – Dee Molenaar, American mountaineer, painter, and author
1918 – Robert Roosa, American economist and banker (d. 1993)
1918 – Tibor Szele, Hungarian mathematician and academic (d. 1955)
1918 – Josephine Webb, American engineer
1919 – Antonia Mesina, Italian martyr and saint (d. 1935)
1919 – Gérard Pelletier, Canadian journalist and politician (d. 1997)
1919 – Vladimir Simagin, Russian chess player (d. 1968)
1919 – Paolo Soleri, Italian-American architect, designed the Cosanti (d. 2013)
1920 – Hans Gerschwiler, Swiss figure skater
1921 – Jean de Broglie, French politician (d. 1976)
1921 – Judy Holliday, American actress and singer (d. 1965)
1921 – Jane Russell, American actress and singer (d. 2011)
1921 – William Edwin Self, American actor, producer, and production manager (d. 2010)
1922 – Heino Lipp, Estonian decathlete, shot putter and discus thrower (d. 2006)
1923 – Peter Flanigan, American banker and civil servant (d. 2013)
1923 – Jacques Hébert, Canadian journalist and politician (d. 2007)
1924 – Ezzatolah Entezami, Iranian actor
1924 – Wally Fawkes, Canadian-English clarinet player and cartoonist
1924 – Pontus Hultén, Swedish art collector (d. 2006)
1924 – Jean Laplanche, French psychoanalyst and academic (d. 2012)
1924 – Max McNab, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2007)
1925 – Giovanni Spadolini, Italian politician, 45th Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1994)
1925 – Maureen Stapleton, American actress (d. 2006)
1926 – George A. Burton, American soldier, accountant, and politician (d. 2014)
1926 – Conrad Hall, French-American cinematographer (d. 2003)
1926 – Muhsin Mahdi, Iraqi-American islamologist and philosopher (d. 2007)
1927 – Carl Stokes, American politician, 51st Mayor of Cleveland (d. 1996)
1928 – Wolfgang Haken, German-American mathematician and academic
1929 – Abdel Halim Hafez, Egyptian singer and actor (d. 1977)
1929 – Alexandre Lagoya, Egyptian guitarist (d. 1999)
1930 – Gerald Kaufman, English politician, Shadow Foreign Secretary
1930 – Mike McCormack, American football player and coach (d. 2013)
1931 – Zlatko Grgić, Croatian-Canadian animator, director, and screenwriter (d. 1988)
1931 – Margaret Heckler, American politician, 15th United States Secretary of Health and Human Services
1931 – Barbara Levick, English historian and author
1931 – Jan Trąbka, Polish neurologist and academic (d. 2012)
1932 – Bernard Ingham, English journalist and civil servant
1932 – Lalo Schifrin, Argentinian pianist, composer, and conductor
1932 – O. C. Smith, American singer (d. 2001)
1933 – Bernie Kopell, American actor and screenwriter
1934 – Maggie Jones, English actress (d. 2009)
1934 – Ken Matthews, English race walker
1935 – Monte Markham, American actor, director, and producer
1935 – Françoise Sagan, French author and playwright (d. 2004)
1936 – Joseph Gosnell, Canadian tribal leader
1937 – John Edrich, English cricketer and coach
1938 – Eddie Adcock, American singer and banjo player
1938 – Don Black, English songwriter
1938 – John W. Dower, American historian and author
1938 – Ron Ely, American actor
1938 – Michael M. Richter, German mathematician and computer scientist
1939 – Rubén Berríos, Puerto Rican lawyer and politician
1940 – Mariette Hartley, American actress
1940 – Enn Klooren, Estonian actor (d. 2011)
1940 – Michael Ruse, Canadian philosopher and academic
1940 – Marika Green, Swedish-French actress
1941 – Aloysius Paul D'Souza, Indian bishop
1941 – Joe Flaherty, American-Canadian actor, screenwriter, and producer
1941 – Cecil Gordon, American race car driver (d. 2012)
1941 – Lyman Ward, Canadian actor
1942 – Clive Brooke, Baron Brooke of Alverthorpe, English businessman and politician
1942 – Dan Henning, American football player and coach
1942 – Marjorie Margolies, American journalist and politician
1942 – Henry S. Taylor, American author and poet
1942 – Togo D. West, Jr., American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 3rd United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs
1943 – Salomé, Spanish singer
1943 – Eumir Deodato, Brazilian pianist, composer, and producer
1943 – Diane Marleau, Canadian accountant and politician (d. 2013)
1943 – Brian Sternberg, American pole vaulter (d. 2013)
1944 – Ray Davies, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Kinks)
1944 – Tony Scott, English-American director and producer (d. 2012)
1944 – Corinna Tsopei, Greek model and actress, Miss Universe 1964
1945 – Adam Zagajewski, Polish author and poet
1946 – Rob Dyson, American race car driver
1946 – Per Eklund, Swedish race car driver
1946 – Stephen Glaister, English academic
1946 – Kate Hoey, Irish politician
1946 – Brenda Holloway, American singer-songwriter
1946 – Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2007)
1946 – Malcolm Rifkind, Scottish politician, Secretary of State for Scotland
1946 – Maurice Saatchi, Baron Saatchi, Iraqi-English businessman, founded M&C Saatchi and Saatchi & Saatchi
1947 – Meredith Baxter, American actress and producer
1947 – Shirin Ebadi, Iranian lawyer, judge, and activist, Nobel Prize laureate
1947 – Michael Gross, American actor
1947 – Joey Molland, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Badfinger and Natural Gas)
1947 – Fernando Savater, Spanish philosopher and author
1948 – Jovan Aćimović, Serbian footballer and manager
1948 – Ian McEwan, English author and screenwriter
1948 – Lionel Rose, Australian boxer (d. 2011)
1948 – Andrzej Sapkowski, Polish author
1948 – Philippe Sarde, French composer
1949 – John Agard, Guyanese-English author
1949 – Derek Emslie, Lord Kingarth, Scottish lawyer and judge
1950 – Anne Carson, Canadian poet and academic
1950 – Joey Kramer, American drummer and songwriter (Aerosmith)
1950 – Gérard Lanvin, French actor
1950 – Vasilis Papakonstantinou, Greek singer-songwriter and guitarist
1950 – Enn Reitel, Scottish actor and screenwriter
1951 – Jim Douglas, American politician, 80th Governor of Vermont
1951 – Terence Etherton, English judge
1951 – Nils Lofgren, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (E Street Band and Crazy Horse)
1951 – Lenore Manderson, Australian medical anthropologist
1951 – Mona-Lisa Pursiainen, Finnish sprinter (d. 2000)
1952 – Jeremy Coney, New Zealand-English cricketer and sportscaster
1952 – Judith Bingham, English singer-songwriter
1952 – Patrick Dunleavy, British social scientist
1952 – Kōichi Mashimo, Japanese director and screenwriter
1953 – Benazir Bhutto, Pakistani politician, 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan (d. 2007)
1953 – Maurice Boucher, Canadian drug trafficker and murderer
1954 – Müjde Ar, Turkish actress
1954 – Chitra Gajadin, Surinamese author
1954 – Mar Gudmundsson, Icelandic economist
1954 – Anne Kirkbride, English actress (d. 2015)
1954 – Robert Menasse, Austrian author and academic
1954 – Robert Pastorelli, American actor (d. 2004)
1954 – Kathy Sullivan, American lawyer and politician
1955 – Aloysius Amwano, Nauruan politician
1955 – Tim Bray, Canadian software developer, co-founded the Open Text Corporation
1955 – Jean-Pierre Mader, French singer-songwriter and producer
1955 – Leigh McCloskey, American actor and author
1955 – Michel Platini, French footballer and manager
1957 – Michael Bowen, American actor
1957 – Berkeley Breathed, American author and illustrator
1957 – Lucien DeBlois, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1957 – Vladimir Romanovsky, Russian canoe racer (d. 2013)
1957 – Luis Antonio Tagle, Filipino cardinal
1958 – Víctor Montoya, Bolivian writer
1958 – Gennady Padalka, Russian colonel and astronaut
1959 – John Baron, English captain and politician
1959 – Tom Chambers, American basketball player and sportscaster
1959 – Kathy Mattea, American singer
1961 – Manu Chao, French singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Mano Negra, Hot Pants, and Los Carayos)
1961 – Sascha Konietzko, German keyboard player and producer (KMFDM, MDFMK, Excessive Force, Schwein, and KGC)
1961 – Kip Winger, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Winger)
1962 – Takeshi Asami, Japanese race car driver
1962 – Viktor Tsoi, Russian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Kino) (d. 1990)
1963 – Luc(as) de Groot, Dutch type designer
1963 – Dario Marianelli, Italian composer
1964 – Sammi Davis, English actress
1964 – David Morrissey, English actor and director
1964 – Dimitris Papaioannou, Greek director and choreographer
1964 – Dean Saunders, Welsh footballer and manager
1964 – Doug Savant, American actor
1965 – David Beerling, scientist
1965 – Yang Liwei, Chinese general, pilot, and astronaut
1965 – Lana Wachowski, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1966 – Gretchen Carlson, American journalist
1966 – Sergey Grishin, Russian engineer and businessman
1966 – Mancow Muller, American radio host and actor
1966 – Pierre Thorsson, Swedish handball player
1966 – Nan Woods, American actress
1967 – Jim Breuer, American comedian and actor
1967 – Derrick Coleman, American basketball player
1967 – Pierre Omidyar, French-American businessman, founded eBay
1967 – Carrie Preston, American actress, director, and producer
1967 – Yingluck Shinawatra, Thai businesswoman and politician, 28th Prime Minister of Thailand
1969 – Harun Isa, Albanian footballer
1970 – Pete Rock, Rapper & Hip Hop producer (Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth)
1971 – Anette Olzon, Swedish singer (Nightwish and Alyson Avenue)
1972 – Nobuharu Asahara, Japanese sprinter and long jumper
1972 – Neil Doak, Irish cricketer and rugby player
1972 – Alon Hilu, Israeli author
1972 – Allison Moorer, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1973 – Juliette Lewis, American actress and singer (Juliette and the Licks)
1973 – Pascal Rhéaume, Canadian ice hockey player
1974 – Natasha Desborough, English radio host, producer, and author
1974 – Neely Jenkins, American bass player (Park Ave. and Tilly and the Wall)
1974 – Rob Kelly, American football player
1974 – Craig Lowndes, Australian race car driver
1974 – Eero Palm, Estonian architect
1974 – Flavio Roma, Italian footballer
1976 – Antonio Cochran, American football player
1976 – Mike Einziger, American guitarist and songwriter (Incubus and Time Lapse Consortium)
1976 – Nigel Lappin, Australian footballer and coach
1977 – Michael Gomez, Irish boxer
1977 – Jochen Hecht, German ice hockey player
1977 – Sarah Slean, Canadian singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress
1978 – Rim'K, French rapper (113)
1978 – Erica Durance, Canadian actress and producer
1978 – Jack Guzman, Colombian-American actor
1978 – Luke Kirby, Canadian actor
1978 – Matt Kuchar, American golfer
1978 – Jean-Pascal Lacoste, French singer and actor
1978 – Cristiano Lupatelli, Italian footballer
1978 – Dejan Ognjanović, Montenegrin footballer
1979 – Kostas Katsouranis, Greek footballer
1979 – Chris Pratt, American actor
1980 – Luca Anania, Italian footballer
1980 – Richard Jefferson, American basketball player
1980 – Sendy Rleal, Dominican baseball player
1981 – David Bortolussi, French-Italian rugby player
1981 – Yann Danis, Canadian ice hockey player
1981 – Simon Delestre, French horse rider
1981 – Brandon Flowers, American singer-songwriter (The Killers)
1981 – Garrett Jones, American baseball player
1981 – Brad Walker, American pole vaulter
1982 – Rob Mills, Australian singer-songwriter and actor
1982 – Prince William, Duke of Cambridge
1983 – Edward Snowden, American intelligence contractor, activist, and academic
1984 – Franck Perera, French race car driver
1984 – LaRoche Jackson American football player
1985 – Kris Allen, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1985 – Lana Del Rey, American singer-songwriter
1985 – Sentayehu Ejigu, Ethiopian runner
1985 – Anthony Morelli, American football player
1985 – Byron Schammer, Australian footballer
1985 – Joosep Toome, Estonian basketball player
1986 – Hideaki Wakui, Japanese baseball player
1987 – Pablo Barrera, Mexican footballer
1987 – Sergei Lashchenko, Ukrainian kick-boxer (d. 2015)
1987 – Sebastian Prödl, Austrian footballer
1987 – Kim Ryeowook, South Korean singer-songwriter and actor (Super Junior and Super Junior-M)
1987 – Dale Thomas, Australian footballer
1988 – Allyssa DeHaan, American basketball and volleyball player
1988 – Alejandro Ramírez, Costa Rican chess player
1988 – Tunnet Taimla, Estonian renju player
1988 – Paolo Tornaghi, Italian footballer
1989 – Abubaker Kaki, Sudanese runner
1989 – Patrick Schönfeld, German footballer
1990 – Pietro Baccolo, Italian footballer
1990 – Sandra Perković, Croatian discus thrower
1990 – Kasumi Suzuki, Japanese actress
1991 – Gaël Kakuta, French footballer
1992 – Warren Cummings Smith, American-Estonian skier
1994 – Başak Eraydın, Turkish tennis player
1994 – Chisato Okai, Japanese singer and actress (Cute and Tanpopo)
1997 – Ferdinand Zvonimir von Habsburg, Austrian race car driver
2001 – Alexandra Obolentseva, Russian chess player
2001 – Eleanor Worthington Cox, English actress

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