Monday, June 22, 2015

June 22 Birthdays

662 – Emperor Ruizong of Tang (d. 716)
916 – Sayf al-Dawla, Syrian Emir of Aleppo (d. 967)
1680 – Ebenezer Erskine, Scottish minister and theologian (d. 1754)
1684 – Francesco Manfredini, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1762)
1704 – John Taylor, English scholar (d. 1766)
1713 – Lord John Sackville, English cricketer and politician (d. 1765)
1738 – Jacques Delille, French poet (d. 1813)
1757 – George Vancouver, English lieutenant and explorer (d. 1798)
1763 – Étienne Méhul, French composer (d. 1817)
1767 – Wilhelm von Humboldt, German philosopher and diplomat (d. 1835)
1792 – James Beaumont Neilson, Scottish inventor (d. 1865)
1805 – Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian journalist and politician (d. 1872)
1820 – James Hutchison Stirling, British physician and philosopher (d. 1909)
1837 – Paul Morphy, American chess player (d. 1884)
1837 – Ernst Ziller, German-Greek architect, designed the Presidential Mansion (d. 1923)
1844 – Oscar von Gebhardt, German theologian (d. 1906)
1845 – Tom Dula, American soldier (d. 1868)
1845 – Richard Seddon, English-New Zealand politician, 15th Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1906)
1856 – H. Rider Haggard, English author and scholar (d. 1925)
1861 – Maximilian von Spee, Danish-German admiral (d. 1914)
1864 – Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician and academic (d. 1909)
1871 – William McDougall, English psychologist and polymath (d. 1938)
1873 – Filippo Silvestri, Italian entomologist (d. 1949)
1874 – Viggo Jensen, Danish weightlifter, target shooter, and gymnast (d. 1930)
1874 – Walter Friedrich Otto, German philologist and scholar (d. 1958)
1879 – Thibaudeau Rinfret, Canadian jurist, 9th Chief Justice of Canada (d. 1962)
1880 – Johannes Drost, Dutch swimmer (d. 1954)
1884 – James Rector, American sprinter (d. 1949)
1885 – Milan Vidmar, Slovenian engineer and chess player (d. 1962)
1887 – Julian Huxley, English biologist and academic (d. 1975)
1888 – Harold Hitz Burton, American lawyer and politician, 45th Mayor of Cleveland (d. 1964)
1889 – Ossian Skiöld, Swedish hammer thrower (d. 1961)
1890 – Aleksander Warma, Estonian commander and politician, 4th Prime Minister of Estonia in exile (d. 1970)
1891 – Franz Alexander, Hungarian psychoanalyst and physician (d. 1964)
1892 – Robert Ritter von Greim, German general (d. 1945)
1896 – Leonard W. Murray, Canadian admiral (d. 1971)
1897 – Edmund A. Chester, American journalist and broadcaster (d. 1973)
1897 – Norbert Elias, German-Dutch sociologist and philosopher (d. 1990)
1898 – Erich Maria Remarque, German-Swiss author (d. 1970)
1899 – Richard Gurley Drew, American inventor and engineer (d. 1980)
1899 – Michał Kalecki, Polish economist (d. 1970)
1899 – Artur Kukk, Estonian wrestler (d. 1958)
1901 – Elias Katz, Finnish runner (d. 1947)
1902 – Marguerite De La Motte, American actress (d. 1950)
1903 – John Dillinger, American bank robber (d. 1934)
1903 – Carl Hubbell, American baseball player (d. 1988)
1906 – William Kneale, English logician and philosopher (d. 1990)
1906 – Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American author (d. 2001)
1906 – Billy Wilder, Austrian-American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2002)
1909 – Buddy Adler, American film producer (d. 1960)
1909 – Katherine Dunham, American dancer and choreographer (d. 2006)
1909 – Fuller Kimbrell, American politician (d. 2013)
1909 – Mike Todd, American film and theater producer (d. 1958)
1910 – John Hunt, Baron Hunt, Indian-English lieutenant and mountaineer (d. 1998)
1910 – Peter Pears, English tenor (d. 1986)
1910 – Konrad Zuse, German computer scientist and engineer, invented the Z3 computer (d. 1995)
1912 – Princess Caroline Mathilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1983)
1913 – Sándor Weöres, Hungarian poet and author (d. 1989)
1915 – Cornelius Warmerdam, American pole vaulter (d. 2001)
1916 – Johnny Jacobs, American television announcer (d. 1982)
1919 – Gower Champion, American dancer and choreographer (d. 1980)
1920 – Paul Frees, American actor and singer (d. 1986)
1920 – James H. Pomerene, American electrical engineer and computer pioneer (d. 2008)
1920 – Jovito Salonga, Filipino lawyer and politician, 14th President of the Senate of the Philippines
1921 – Joseph Papp, American director and producer (d. 1991)
1921 – Barbara Vucanovich, American politician (d. 2013)
1922 – Bill Blass, American fashion designer, founded Bill Blass Limited (d. 2002)
1922 – Mona Lisa, Filipino actress
1923 – José Giovanni, French-Swiss director and screenwriter (d. 2004)
1924 – Christopher Booth, English clinician and historian (d. 2012)
1924 – Larkin Kerwin, Canadian physicist (d. 2004)
1924 – Géza Vermes, Hungarian-English theologian and scholar (d. 2013)
1926 – Rachid Solh, Lebanese politician, 48th Prime Minister of Lebanon (d. 2014)
1927 – Anthony Low, English historian and academic
1927 – Ann Petersen, Belgian actress (d. 2003)
1928 – Ralph Waite, American actor and director (d. 2014)
1929 – Bruce Kent, English priest and activist
1930 – Yury Artyukhin, Russian colonel, engineer, and astronaut (d. 1998)
1930 – J. A. Bailey, English cricketer
1930 – Walter Bonatti, Italian journalist and mountaineer (d. 2011)
1932 – Yevgeny Kychanov, Russian orientalist, historian, and academic (d. 2013)
1932 – Amrish Puri, Indian actor (d. 2005)
1932 – June Salter, Australian actress (d. 2001)
1932 – Prunella Scales, English actress
1932 – John Wakeham, Baron Wakeham, English politician, Leader of the House of Lords
1933 – Dianne Feinstein, American politician, 38th Mayor of San Francisco
1933 – Jacques Martin, French television host and producer (d. 2007)
1933 – Libor Pešek, Czech conductor
1934 – James Bjorken, American physicist and author
1936 – Kris Kristofferson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (The Highwaymen)
1936 – Hermeto Pascoal, Brazilian accordion player and composer
1937 – Chris Blackwell, English record producer
1937 – Bernie McGann, Australian saxophonist and composer (d. 2013)
1939 – Hugh Annesley, Irish police officer
1939 – Don Matthews, American-Canadian football player and coach
1939 – Ed Paschke, Polish-American painter (d. 2004)
1940 – Joan Busfield, British sociologist
1940 – Hubert Chesshyre, English historian and author
1940 – Abbas Kiarostami, Iranian director, producer, and screenwriter
1940 – Esther Rantzen, English journalist
1941 – Ed Bradley, American journalist (d. 2006)
1941 – Michael Lerner, American actor
1941 – Terttu Savola, Finnish politician
1942 – Murphy Dunne, American actor and keyboard player (The Blues Brothers)
1943 – Judith Barker, English actress
1943 – Brit Hume, American journalist
1943 – Gordon Matta-Clark, American artist (d. 1978)
1944 – Peter Asher, English singer, guitarist, and producer (Peter & Gordon)
1944 – Klaus Maria Brandauer, Austrian actor and director
1944 – Helmut Dietl, German director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2015)
1945 – Rainer Brüderle, German politician
1946 – Jean-François Bertrand, Canadian politician
1946 – Linda Bond, Canadian 19th General of The Salvation Army
1946 – Sheila Hollins, Baroness Hollins, English psychiatrist and academic
1946 – Eliades Ochoa, Cuban singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Cuarteto Patria)
1946 – Józef Oleksy, Polish economist and politician, 7th Prime Minister of Poland (d. 2015)
1946 – Stephen Waley-Cohen, English journalist and businessman
1947 – Octavia E. Butler, American author (d. 2006)
1947 – Howard Kaylan, American singer-songwriter (The Turtles, The Mothers of Invention, and Flo & Eddie)
1947 – David Lander, American actor
1947 – Pete Maravich, American basketball player (d. 1988)
1947 – Jerry Rawlings, Ghanaian politician, President of Ghana
1947 – Leelo Tungal, Estonian poet and author
1948 – James Charteris, 13th Earl of Wemyss, Scottish businessman
1948 – Steve Eastin, American actor
1948 – Todd Rundgren, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Nazz, Utopia, and The New Cars)
1949 – Larry Junstrom, American bass player (38 Special and Lynyrd Skynyrd)
1949 – Brian Leveson, English lawyer and judge
1949 – Alan Osmond, American singer (The Osmonds)
1949 – Meryl Streep, American actress and singer
1949 – Luís Filipe Vieira, Portuguese businessman
1949 – Lindsay Wagner, American actress
1949 – Elizabeth Warren, American academic and politician
1950 – Sharon Maughan, British actress
1950 – Adrian Năstase, Romanian lawyer and politician, 59th Prime Minister of Romania
1950 – Zenonas Petrauskas, Lithuanian lawyer and politician (d. 2009)
1951 – Craig Gruber, American bass player (Rainbow, Elf, Bible Black, and Raven Lord (d. 2015)
1951 – Humphrey Ocean, English painter
1952 – Graham Greene, Canadian actor
1952 – Alastair Stewart, English journalist
1953 – Wim Eijk, Dutch cardinal
1953 – Mauro Francaviglia, Italian mathematician and academic (d. 2013)
1953 – Cyndi Lauper, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress (Blue Angel)
1953 – Mai Lin, American porn actress
1953 – Bruce McAvaney, Australian sportscaster
1954 – Freddie Prinze, American comedian and actor (d. 1977)
1955 – Green Gartside, Welsh singer-songwriter and guitarist (Scritti Politti)
1955 – Olevi Kull, Estonian ecologist and academic (d. 2007)
1956 – Alfons De Wolf, Belgian cyclist
1956 – Ron Haslam, English motorcycle racer
1956 – Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistani politician, 25th Minister of Foreign Affairs for Pakistan
1956 – Tim Russ, American actor, director, and screenwriter
1956 – Manuel Saval, Mexican actor (d. 2009)
1956 – Markus Schatte, German footballer, manager, and coach
1956 – Derek Forbes, Scottish bass player and guitarist (Simple Minds, Big Country, and Ex-Simple Minds)
1957 – Kevin Bond, English footballer and manager
1957 – Danny Baker, English journalist and screenwriter
1957 – Garry Gary Beers, Australian bass player, songwriter, and producer (INXS and Absent Friends)
1957 – Michael Stratton, British scientist
1958 – Bruce Campbell, American actor, director, and producer
1958 – Jennifer Finney Boylan, American author and academic
1959 – Wayne Federman, American comedian, actor, and author
1959 – Michael Kinane, Irish jockey
1959 – Mike O'Meara, American radio host
1959 – Nicola Sirkis, French singer-songwriter and guitarist (Indochine)
1959 – Ed Viesturs, American mountaineer
1960 – Erin Brockovich, American lawyer and environmentalist
1960 – Catherine Disher, Canadian actress
1960 – Margrit Klinger, German runner
1960 – Tracy Pollan, American actress
1961 – Stephen Batchelor, English field hockey player and coach
1961 – Arabella Pollen, English fashion designer, journalist, and author
1961 – Jimmy Somerville, Scottish singer-songwriter (Bronski Beat and The Communards)
1962 – Stephen Chow, Hong Kong actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1962 – Clyde Drexler, American basketball player and coach
1962 – Ain Evard, Estonian high jumper
1962 – Gerald Hillringhaus, German footballer
1963 – Randy Couture, American mixed martial artist and actor
1963 – Hokutoumi Nobuyoshi, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 61st Yokozuna
1963 – John Tenta, Canadian-American wrestler (d. 2006)
1964 – Cadillac Anderson, African-American basketball players
1964 – Amy Brenneman, American actress, producer, and screenwriter
1964 – Dan Brown, American author
1964 – John Penrose, English politician
1965 – Uwe Boll, German director, producer, and screenwriter
1965 – Ľubomír Moravčík, Czech footballer and manager
1966 – Schoolly D, American rapper and actor
1966 – Michael Park, English race car driver (d. 2005)
1966 – Emmanuelle Seigner, French actress and singer
1967 – Mike Sussman, American screenwriter and producer
1968 – Darrell Armstrong, American basketball player and coach
1970 – Michel Elefteriades, Greek-Lebanese businessman
1970 – Steven Page, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Barenaked Ladies)
1971 – Mary Lynn Rajskub, American actress
1971 – Kurt Warner, American football player and sportscaster
1972 – Wangechi Mutu, Kenyan-American painter and sculptor
1973 – Carson Daly, American television host
1974 – Vijay, Indian actor, singer, and producer
1974 – Donald Faison, American actor
1974 – Belinda Panelo, Filipino-American actress, model, and VJ
1975 – Müslüm Can, Turkish footballer
1975 – Kenshin Kawakami, Japanese baseball player
1975 – Andreas Klöden, German cyclist
1975 – Urmas Reinsalu, Estonian politician, 28th Estonian Minister of Defence
1975 – Laila Rouass, English actress
1978 – Champ Bailey, American football player
1978 – Tim Driesen, Belgian actor, singer, and dancer
1979 – Joey Cheek, American speed skater
1979 – Xenofon Gittas, Greek footballer
1979 – Brad Hawpe, American baseball player
1979 – Leire Martínez, Spanish singer-songwriter (La Oreja de Van Gogh)
1979 – Jai Rodriguez, American actor and singer
1979 – Thomas Voeckler, French cyclist
1980 – Ilya Bryzgalov, Russian ice hockey player
1981 – Sione Lauaki, New Zealand rugby player
1981 – Aquivaldo Mosquera, Colombian footballer
1981 – Monty Oum, American animator, director, and screenwriter (d. 2015)
1982 – Soraia Chaves, Portuguese model and actress
1982 – Ian Kinsler, American baseball player
1983 – Allar Raja, Estonian rower
1984 – Giorgos Apostolidis, Greek basketball player
1984 – Dustin Johnson, American golfer
1984 – Rubén Iván Martínez, Spanish footballer
1984 – Jerome Taylor, Jamaican cricketer
1984 – Janko Tipsarević, Serbian tennis player
1985 – Rosa Kato, Italian-Japanese model and actress
1985 – Sofoklis Schortsanitis, Cameroonian-Greek basketball player
1986 – Ramin Ott, American-Samoan footballer
1987 – Danny Green, American basketball player
1987 – Cory Gunz, American rapper
1987 – Lee Min Ho, South Korean actor and singer
1987 – Nikita Rukavytsya, Ukrainian-Australian footballer
1988 – Omri Casspi, Israeli basketball player
1988 – Portia Doubleday, American actress
1989 – Cédric Mongongu, Congolese footballer
1989 – Jung Yong-hwa, South Korean singer-songwriter and actor (CN Blue)
1991 – Giuseppe De Luca, Italian footballer
1992 – Erika Kirpu, Estonian épée fencer
1993 – Caydee Denney, American figure skater
1993 – Ingmar Lazar, French pianist
1993 – Izzy Miller, American musician
1997 – Tami Grende, Indonesian tennis player

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