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Today’s 11th June Famous Birthdays since 1403

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  • 1403 John IV, Duke of Brabant and Limburg (founded Leuven University), born in Arras, modern-day France (d. 1427)
  • 1430 Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond and patriarch of the Tudor Dynasty, born in Much Hadham Palace, Hertfordshire, England (d. 1456)
  • 1456 Anne Neville, English queen, wife of Richard III of England, born in Warwick Castle, Warwickshire (d. 1485)
  • 1540 Barnabe Googe, English poet, born in Alvingham, Lincolnshire (d. 1594)
  • 1588 George Wither, English writer (Abuses Stript and Whipt), born in Hampshire, England (d. 1667)
  • 1672 Francesco Antonio Bonporti, Italian priest and amateur composer, born in Padua, Italy (d. 1749)
  • 1696 Francis Edward James Keith, Scottish soldier and Prussian field marshal, born in Inverugie Castle, Scotland (d. 1758)
  • 1697 Francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist, composer and theorist, born in Vercelli, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1780)
  • 1704 José António Carlos de Seixas, Portuguese composer, born in Coimbra, Portugal (d. 1742)
  • 1713 Edward Capell, English critic, born in Troston Hall, Suffolk, England (d. 1781)
  • 1719 François-Charles de Velbrück, German Prince-Bishop of Liege (1772-84), born near Düsseldorf (d. 1784)
  • 1723 Johann Georg Palitzsch, German astronomer, 1st saw Halley’s comet on return, born in Prohlis, Electorate of Saxony, Holy Roman Empire (now Germany) (d. 1788)
  • 1740 Luigi Gatti, Italian tenor, kapellmeister, priest, and composer, born in Lazise, Verona (d. 1817)
  • 1741 Joseph Warren, American physician and soldier, born in Roxbury, Province of Massachusetts Bay (d. 1775)
  • 1776 John Constable, English landscape painter (Hay Wain), born in East Bergholt, Suffolk, England (d. 1837)
  • 1807 James F. Schenck, American rear admiral (Mexican–American War), born in Franklin, Ohio (d. 1882)
  • 1808 Charles Henry Poor, U.S. Navy Officer, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1882)
  • 1815 Julia Margaret Cameron, English photographer, born in Calcutta, India (d. 1879)
  • 1816 Robert Huston Milroy, American Major General (Union Army), born in Salem, Indiana (d. 1890)
  • 1822 Samuel Davis Sturgis, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania (d. 1889)
  • 1823 James Lawson Kemper, American lawyer Confederate Army Major General (Pickett’s Charge), and politician (Governor of Virginia, 1874-78). born in Madison County, Virginia (d. 1895)
  • 1829 Hendrik Gerhard, Dutch tailor, workers’ rights activist (founder – Dutch Chapter of International Workingmen’s Association), and “father of socialism in the Netherlands” (Chairman of Dutch Social-Democratic (SDB) political party), born in Delft, Netherlands (d. 1886)
  • 1840 Henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1888)
  • 1842 Carl von Linde, German engineer and chemist who invented mechanical refrigeration, born in Berndorf, Germany (d. 1934)
  • 1842 Prince Alfred, Liechtenstein noble and politician, born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 1907)
  • 1846 William Louis Marshall, American general and engineer, born in Washington, Kentucky (d. 1920)
  • 1847 Millicent Fawcett, English leader of women’s rights, born in London (d. 1929)
  • 1849 Joseph Vezina, Quebec composer, born in Quebec City (d. 1924)
  • 1861 Sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, Ukrainian-Russian composer, born in Zhytomyr, Ukraine (d. 1915)
  • 1863 Eduard David, German politician (Constitution of Weimar), born in Ediger-Eller, Germany (d. 1930)
  • 1864 Jean de Merode, Belgian lieutenant colonel, Grand Marshal of the Court of Belgium, and Prince de Merode, born in Paris, France (d. 1933)
  • 1865 J. H. Leopold, Dutch poet (translated Omar Khayyam), born in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (d. 1925)
  • 1867 Charles Fabry, French physicist, discoverer of ozone layer in upper atmosphere, born in Marseille, France (d. 1945)
  • 1874 Richard Stöhr, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1967)
  • 1876 Alfred L. Kroeber, American anthropologist and author (Anthropologist looks at History), born in Hoboken, New Jersey (d. 1960)
  • 1877 Renee Vivien, English-born poet, wrote in French, born in London (d. 1909)
  • 1879 Roger Bresnahan, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher, outfielder and manager (World Series 1905 NY Giants; St. Louis Cardinals; first shin guards and batting helmet), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1944)
  • 1886 David Barnard Steinman, American civil engineer and bridge designer (Hudson, Triborough), born in New York City (d. 1960)
  • 1886 Lillian Fontaine, British actress (Suddenly it’s Spring), born in Reading, Berkshire, England (d. 1975)
  • 1888 Bartolomeo Vanzetti, Italian anarchist (Sacco and Vanzetti Trial), born in Villafalletto, Italy (d. 1927)
  • 1889 Wesley Ruggles, American actor, producer and director (I’m No Angel, Arizona, Too Many Husbands), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1972)
  • 1892 Edward Shanks, British poet and critic, born in London, England (d. 1953)
  • 1894 Dai Vernon [David Frederick Wingfield Verner], Canadian magician, The Professor (d. 1992)
  • 1894 Kiichirō Toyoda, Japanese businessman and automobile maker (Toyota Motor Corporation), born in Yoshitsumura Yamaguchi, Shizuoka, Japan (d. 1952)
  • 1895 Nikolai A Bulganin, Soviet-Russian marshal and 6th Premier of the Soviet Union (1955-58), born in Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Empire (d. 1975)
  • 1897 Bruno Frei [Benedikt Freistadt], Austrian Marxist journalist, born in Bratislava (d. 1988)
  • 1899 George Frederick McKay, American composer, born in Harrington, Washington (d. 1970)
  • 1899 Yasunari Kawabata, Japanese novelist (Thousand Cranes) and Nobel laureate (1968), born in Osaka (d. 1972)
  • 1900 Lawrence E. Spivak, American news panelist (Meet the Press), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1902 Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin, Soviet composer, born in Omsk, Russia (d. 1963)
  • 1903 Ernie Nevers, American College, Pro Football Hall of Fame fullback, coach (Stanford, Chicago Cardinals), born in Willow River, Minnesota (d. 1976)
  • 1904 Alan Roth, American orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1972)
  • 1904 Clarence “Pinetop” Smith, American jazz pianist and singer (Boogie Woogie Piano), born in Troy, Alabama (d. 1929)
  • 1904 Emil František Burian, Czech author and composer, born in Plzeň, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1959)
  • 1905 Richard Loeb, American murderer of Bobby Franks along with Nathan Leopold, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1936)
  • 1907 Anton Hildebrand, Dutch children’s book writer (Man in the Moon), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1977)
  • 1907 Marino Barreto, Cuban pianist and singer, born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1995)
  • 1907 Paul Mellon, American philanthropist (Washington National Gallery of Art), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • 1908 Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop, Anglican pastor and bishop, born in Cley next the Sea, Suffolk, England (d. 1994)
  • 1908 George Paine, English cricket spin bowler (4 Tests, 17 wickets; Warwickshire CCC), born in London, England (d. 1978)
  • 1910 Carmine Coppola, American composer and conductor (The Godfather II, Apocalypse Now), born in New York City (d. 1991)
  • 1911 Russ Hodges, American sportscaster (NY Mets, SF Giants; Wednesday Night Fights), born in Dayton, Tennessee (d. 1971)
  • 1912 Mary Lavin, Irish author (Tales from Bective Bridge), born in East Walpole, Massachusetts (d. 1996)
  • 1912 Mukhtar Ashrafi, Soviet-Uzbek composer, born in Bukhara, Uzbekistan (d. 1975)
  • 1912 William Baziotes, American painter (abstract expressionist), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1963)
  • 1913 John Elliott Terry, British film financier (National Film Finance Corp) (d. 1995)
  • 1913 Risë Stevens [Steenberg], American mezzo-soprano (Metropolitan Opera, 1938-61 – “Carmen”), vocal coach, and arts administrator, born in the Bronx, NYC (d. 2013)
  • 1914 Gerald Mohr, American radio and screen actor (The Angry Red Planet; The Sniper; Foreign Intrigue), born in New York City (d. 1968)
  • 1914 Hendrikus Berkhof, Dutch theologist (Church & Emperor), born in Appeltern, Gelderland, Netherlands (d. 1995)
  • 1914 Jack Mann, British fighter pilot and hostage, kidnapped by Islamists in Lebanon in May 1989, born in Northampton, England (d. 1995)
  • 1915 Arnold Jacobs, American symphonic tuba player (Chicago Symphony, 1944-83), and pedagogue, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1998)
  • 1915 David Kindersley, British stone letter-carver and typeface designer, born in Codicote, Hertfordshire, England (d. 1995)
  • 1915 Nicholas Metropolis, Greek-American mathematician, physicist and computer scientist, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • 1917 James Bostock, English wood engraver and artist, born in Hanley, Staffordshire, England (d. 2006)
  • 1917 Joseph B Wirthlin, American businessmen, religious leader, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2008)
  • 1919 Richard Todd, Irish-born British actor (Dorian Gray, Assassin Yangtse Incident), born in Dublin (d. 2009)
  • 1920 Bir Bikram Shah Deva Mahendra, King of Nepal (1955-72), born in Narayanhity Royal Palace, Kathmandu, Kingdom of Nepal (d. 1972)
  • 1920 Hazel Scott, Trinidadian singer and pianist, born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 1981)
  • 1920 Irving Howe, American writer and critic (World of Our Fathers), born in New York City (d. 1993)
  • 1920 Robert Hutton [Winne], American actor (Torture Garden, Rocket), born in Kingston, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1920 Shelly Manne, American ‘West Coast’ jazz and session drummer, percussionist, composer, and bandleader, born in New York City (d. 1984)
  • 1921 Beatrice “Fiet” van Ommeren-Samson, Suriname writer, born in Paramaribo, Suriname (d. 2012)
  • 1921 Michael Meyer, English novelist and translator, born in London (d. 2000)
  • 1922 Erving Goffman, American sociologist (presentation of self in everyday life), born in Mannville, Alberta, Canada (d. 1982)
  • 1922 Michael Cacoyannis, Greek film director (Zorba the Greek, Trojan Women), born in Limassol, Cyprus (d. 2011)
  • 1922 Tony Charmoli, American dancer, choreographer, and director (Dinah Shore, Danny Kaye), born in Mountain Iron, Minnesota (d. 2020)
  • 1923 Gerard Vaughan, British psychiatrist and politician (Conservative), born in Portuguese East Africa (d. 2000)
  • 1924 Ed Farhat, American professional wrestler, born in Detroit (d. 2003)
  • 1925 Richard White, New Zealand rugby union lock (23 Tests; Poverty Bay RFU), born in Gisborne, New Zealand (d. 2012)
  • 1925 William Styron, American novelist (Confess of Nat Turner, Sophie’s Choice), born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 2006)
  • 1926 Brother Dave Gardner, American comedian, drummer and singer, born in Jackson, Tennessee (d. 1983)
  • 1926 Carlisle Floyd, American opera composer (Susanna; Prince of Players), born in Latta, South Carolina (d. 2021)
  • 1926 John Aspinall, English zoo owner (Howletts; Port Lympne), and gambling club host, born in Delhi, British India (d. 2000)
  • 1927 Beryl Grey [Groom], English prima ballerina (Sadler’s Wells/Royal Ballet, 1941-57), artistic director, and dance teacher, born in Highgate, London, England (d. 2022) [1]
  • 1927 Josef Anton Reidl, German composer, born in Munich, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1927 Marcus Fox, British Conservative Party MP and chairman (1922 Committee), born in Batley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 2002)
  • 1928 Bob Gordon, American cool jazz baritone saxophonist, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1955)
  • 1928 Gerard van Leijenhorst, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior (CDA), born in Ede, Netherlands (d. 2001)
  • 1928 Queen Fabiola of Belgium [Doña Fabiola de Mora], Spanish wife of King Baudouin, Queen consort of the Belgians (1960-93), born in Zurbano Palace, Madrid, Spain (d. 2014)
  • 1929 Frank Thomas, American baseball outfielder (3 x MLB All-Star; Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2023)
  • 1929 Lennie Niehaus, American jazz saxophonist and film composer (Clint Eastwood films), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2020)
  • 1930 Anatoli Voronov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 12a backup), born in Orenburg Oblast, Russia (d. 1993)
  • 1930 Charles Rangel, American politician (US Representative from New York, 1971-2017), born in Harlem, New York City
  • 1931 Audrey Schuh, American operatic soprano, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1931 Kenneth Cameron, Baron Cameron of Lochbroom, Scottish judge, born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1931 Margarita Pracatan [Figueroa], Cuban-American novelty singer (BBC’s Saturday Night Clive), born in Santiago, Cuba (d. 2020)
  • 1932 Athol Fugard, South African anti-apartheid writer (Blood Knot), born in Middelburg, South Africa
  • 1932 Timothy Sainsbury, British politician and businessman
  • 1934 Henrik [Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat], Prince Consort of Denmark, born in Talence, Gironde, France (d. 2018)
  • 1934 Lady Annabel Goldsmith, English socialite, born in Westminster, London
  • 1934 Thornton James “Pookie” Hudson, American vocalist (The Spaniels – “Goodnite Sweetheart Goodnite”), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2007)
  • 1935 Fazal-ur-Rehman, Pakistani cricket spin bowler (1 Test, 1 wicket; Lahore, Punjab), born in Amritsar, India
  • 1935 Trevor Hemmings, British businessman (Owner Preston North End FC; 3 x Grand National winners Hedgehunter [2005], Ballabriggs [2011], Many Clouds [2015]), born in London, England (d. 2021)
  • 1936 Bryan Ingham, English artist, born in Preston, Lancashire (d. 1997)
  • 1936 Jud Strunk, American singer-songwriter (“Daisy a Day”), and comedian (Laugh-In), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 1981)
  • 1937 Chad Everett [Raymon Lee Cramton], American actor (Medical Center, Airplane II), born in South Bend, Indiana (d. 2012)
  • 1937 J. Robin Warren, Australian pathologist (Nobel 2005), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1937 Johnny Brown, American stage and screen comic actor (Good Times – “Bookman”; Laugh-In), and singer, born in St. Petersburg, Florida (d. 2022)
  • 1937 Luciana Paluzzi, Italian-American actress (Five Fingers, Thunderball), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1939 Barry Porter, British lawyer and Conservative Party politician (d. 1996)
  • 1939 Bernard Purdie, American jazz and session drummer, born in Elkton, Maryland
  • 1939 Christina Crawford, American actress and author (Mommie Dearest), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1939 Rachel Heyhoe Flint, English cricket batter (22 Tests, 23 ODOs; captain 1966-78; inaugural Women’s World Cup 1973), businesswoman and philanthropist, born in Wolverhampton, England (d. 2017)
  • 1939 Wilma Burgess, American country-pop singer (“Baby”; “Misty Blue”), born in Orlando, Florida (d. 2003)
  • 1940 Joey Dee [DiNicola] American singer (The Starliters – “Peppermint Twist”), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1940 Michael Wilkes, British commander (UK Field Army), born in Steep, Hampshire (d. 2013)
  • 1942 Brian Muller, New Zealand rugby union prop (14 caps; Taranaki), born in Eltham, New Zealand (d. 2019)
  • 1942 Somachandra De Silva, Sri Lankan cricket all-rounder (12 Tests, 37 wickets, BB 5/59, 2 x 50; Bloomfield C & AC, Shropshire CC), born in Galle, Sri Lanka
  • 1943 Buster Mathis, American boxer (World Super Heavyweight title 1972), born in Sledge, Mississippi (d. 1995)
  • 1944 Alan Horworth, British politician (L), first Conservative to change to Labour party, born in London
  • 1944 Barrie Stevens, English-Dutch choreographer (Personals, Young Again), born in London
  • 1944 James “Ox” van Hoften, American astronaut (STS 11, STS 20), born in Fresno, California
  • 1945 Adrienne Barbeau, American actress (Maude, Swamp Thing), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1946 Jenny Pitman, British racehorse trainer (Grand National [Corbiere 1983 first female trainer; Royal Athlete 1995]; Cheltenham Gold Cup 1984, 91), born in Hoby, England
  • 1947 Glenn Leonard, American R&B singer (Temptations, 1975-83 – “In A Lifetime”; “Power”), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1947 Henry Cisneros, first Hispanic to serve as mayor of a major U.S. city (San Antonio), later Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton Administration
  • 1947 Laloo Prasad Yadav, Indian politician (Minister of Railways, 2004-09), born in Gopalganj, Bihar, India
  • 1948 Anthony Nelson, British Labour politician, born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1948 Bob Roetker, American jazz guitarist (Jazz Ambassadors), and teacher (Armed Forces School of Music), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1948 Lynsey de Paul, British singer and actress (Sugar Me), born in London (d. 2014)
  • 1948 Skip Alan, English drummer (Them – “G-L-O-R-I-A”, Pretty Things – “S.F. Sorrow”), born in Westminster, London
  • 1948 Stephen Schnetzer, American actor (Cass Winthrop-Another World), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1949 Benjamin Vasserman, Estonian graphic artist, born in Sovetsky, Kirov Oblast, Russia
  • 1949 Frank Beard, American blues-rock drummer (ZZ Top – “Legs”), born in Frankton, Texas
  • 1949 George Willig, American stuntman (The Human Fly, Spiderman) who climbed the World Trade Center in 1977, born in Queens, New York
  • 1950 Graham Russell, Australian soft rock vocalist and guitarist (Air Supply – “All Out of Love”; “Lost In Love”), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1950 Lillian “Pokey” Watson, American swimmer (Olympic gold 4 x 100 relay 1964, 200m backstroke 1968), born in Mineola, New York
  • 1950 Michael Swan, American actor (Duncan-As The World Turns), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1950 Palhinha, Brazilian soccer forward (16 caps; Cruzeiro, Corinthians, Atlético Mineiro) and manager (SC Corinthians, União São João, Al-Tai), born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil (d. 2023)
  • 1951 Collis King, West Indian cricket all-rounder (9 Tests, 1 x 100, HS 100no, 3 wickets; Barbados, Glamorgan CCC, Worcestershire CCC, Natal), born in Christ Church, Barbados
  • 1951 Mark D. Siljander, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan, 1981-87), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951 Mithra Wettimuny, Sri Lankan cricket batsman (2 Tests), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka (d. 2019)
  • 1951 Yasumasa Morimura, Japanese appropriation artist, born in Osaka, Japan
  • 1952 Donnie Van Zant, American rock vocalist (.38 Special), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1953 Peter Bergman, American actor (All My Children, Starland Vocal Band), born in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
  • 1954 Gary Fencik, American football safety (Super Bowl 1985; First-team All-Pro 1981; Pro Bowl 1980, 81; Chicago Bears), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 John Dyson, Australian cricket batsman (30 Tests, 2 x 100, HS 127no; NSW), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1954 Johnny Neel, American musician, singer and songwriter (The Allman Brothers Band; Gov’t Mule; Dickey Betts), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1955 Tony Allcock, English bowls player (World Singles Champion (1986-87, 2002), born in Leicestershire
  • 1955 Yuriy Sedykh, Russian athlete (Olympic gold hammer throw 1976, 80 Soviet Union; WR 86.74m), born in Novocherkassk, Russia (d. 2021)
  • 1956 Jamaaladeen Tacuma [Rudy McDaniel], American jazz bassist (Ornette Coleman), born in Hempstead, New York
  • 1960 Mehmet Oz, Turkish-American surgeon and TV personality (The Dr. Oz Show), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1960 Nick Hallam, British DJ and producer (Stereo MCs – “Connected”), born in Nottingham, England
  • 1961 María Barranco, Spanish actress (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), born in Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
  • 1962 Erika Salumäe, Estonian track cyclist (first Olympic gold medal for Estonia; women’s sprint 1988 USSR, 92; World C’ship gold 1987, 89), born in Pärnu, Estonia
  • 1962 Rob B [Birch], British singer (Stereo MCs – “Connected”), born in Ruddington, Nottinghamshire, England
  • 963 Elvis Stanić, Croatian contemporary jazz fusion guitarist, born in Rijeka, Yugoslavia (now Croatia)
  • 1963 Konstantin Scherbakov, Russian concert pianist (Rachmaninoff International, 1983), and pedagogue (Zurich University of the Arts, 1998-present), born in Barnaul, Siberia, Russian SFSR
  • 1963 Sandra Schmirler, Canadian curler (Olympic gold team 1998; World C’ship gold 1993, 94, 87), born in Biggar, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 2000)
  • 1964 Antti Sarpila, Finnish swing jazz clarinetist, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1964 Ivan Moody, English composer (Lamentations of the Myrrhbearers), choral conductor, and musicologist, born in London, England
  • 1964 Jean Alesi, French auto racer (201 x F1 GP starts, 1 win [Canadian GP 1995]; International Formula 3000 C’ship 1989), born in Avignon, France
  • 1964 Kim Gallagher, American athlete (Olympic silver 800m 1984; bronze 1988), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2002)
  • 1965 Gioia Bruno, Italian-American pop singer and songwriter (Exposé), born in Bari, Puglia, Italy
  • 1965 Manuel Uribe Garza, Mexican man who suffered from morbid obesity (peak weight of 600 kg), born in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico (d. 2014)
  • 1966 Tiffany Cohen, American swimmer (Olympic gold 400m, 800m freestyle 1984), born in Culver City, California
  • 1966 Vasili Kulkov, Russian soccer defensive utility (20 caps Soviet Union, 21 Russia; Spartak Moscow, Benfica), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2020)
  • 1967 Clare Carey, American actress (Coach), born in Rhodesia
  • 1967 Graeme Bachop, New Zealand rugby union halfback (31 Tests; Canterbury, Fukuoka Sanix Blues), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1968 Alois, Prince of Liechtenstein (Regent of Liechtenstein 2004-), born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • 1968 Sophie Okonedo, English actress (Hotel Rwanda), born in London
  • 1968 Staci Baldwin, Miss Washington pageant winner, sued when told 27 too old for compete for Miss USA, born in Kirkland, Washington
  • 1969 Matt McGrath, American actor, born in New York City
  • 1969 Steven Drozd, American rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, and drummer (The Flaming Lips, 1991-present – “Do You Realize??”), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970 Brock Marion, American football safety (Super Bowl 1993, 95 Dallas Cowboys; Pro Bowl 2000, 02, 03 Miami Dolphins), born in Wheeling, West Virginia
  • 1970 Chris Rice, American contemporary Christian and folk music singer-songwriter (“When Did You Fall (In Love With Me)”), poet, and visual artist, born in Clinton, Maryland
  • 1973 Robby Kiger, American actor (Josh Fox-Crazy Like a Fox), born in Encino, California
  • 1974 Emilee Klein, American golfer (3 x LPGA Tour titles; Solheim Cup 2002) and coach (Uni Central Florida, SD State Uni, University of Tulsa), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1975 Choi Ji-woo, South Korean actress (Stairway to Heaven), born in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
  • 1975 Thomas Bimis, Greek diver (Olympic gold 3m springboard synchronized 2004), born in Athens, Greece
  • 1976 Tai Anderson, American contemporay Christian rock bass player (Third Day, 1992-2015), born in Georgia
  • 1977 Geoff Ogilvy, Australian golfer (US Open 2006; 8 PGA Tour titles), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1977 Odalis Pérez, Dominican baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2002; Atlanta Braves, LA Dodgers, KC Royals), born in Las Matas de Farfán, Dominican Republic (d. 2022)
  • 1977 Ozan Musluoğlu, Turkish ska-punk (Athena), and jazz bassist, born in Germany
  • 1977 Ryan Dunn, American actor and TV personality (Homewrecker), born in Medina, Ohio (d. 2011)
  • 1977 Shane Meier, Canadian actor (The Matthew Shepard Story), born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 1978 Joshua Jackson, American actor (Dawson’s Creek, Fringe), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1979 Texito Langa, Mozambican jazz drummer-percussionist, composer, and arranger, born in Maputo, Mozambique
  • 1980 Jeong Jang, South Korean golfer (Women’s British Open 2005), born in Daejeon, South Korea
  • 1981 Emiliano Moretti, Italian soccer centre-back (2 caps; Valencia CF, Genoa CF, Torino FC), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1982 Eldar Rønning, Norwegian cross-country skier (World C’ship gold 2007, 09, 11, 13 4×10km relay), born in Levanger, Norway
  • 1982 Johnny Candido, American professional wrestler, born in Spring Lake, New Jersey
  • 1983 José Reyes, Dominican baseball shortstop (MLB All-Star 2006, 07, 10, 11; NL batting champion 2011 NY Mets), born in Villa González, Santiago, Dominican Republic
  • 1984 Andy Lee, Irish boxer (WBO middleweight title 2014-15), born in London, England
  • 1984 Vágner Love, Brazilian soccer striker (20 caps; SE Palmeiras, CSKA Moscow, CR Flamengo), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1985 Anja Rubik, Polish supermodel, born in Rzeszów, Poland
  • 1985 Chris Trousdale, American pop singer and dancer, born in New Port Richey, Florida
  • 1985 Josh Ramsay, Canadian singer and songwriter (Marianas Trench), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1986 Brighton Hertford, American actress (BJ Jones-General Hospital), born in Tarzana, California
  • 1987 Jorja Smith, English pop and R&B singer-songwriter (“Blue Lights”), born in Walsall, England
  • 1988 Brock Holt, American baseball utility (only player to hit for the cycle in postseason-Boston Red Sox, 2018; MLB All Star 2015), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1988 Yui Aragaki, Japanese actress (Mixed Doubles) and model, born in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
  • 1989 Maya Moore, American basketball small forward (WNBA C’ship 2011, 13 [MVP], 15, 17; WNBA MVP 2014; 6×WNBA All-Star; 5×All-WNBA First Team; Olympic gold 2012, 16; Minnesota Lynx), born in Jefferson City, Missouri
  • 1990 Paapa Essiedu, English actor (I May Destroy You), born in London, England
  • 1994 Ivana Baquero, Spanish actress (Pan’s Labyrinth), born in Barcelona
  • 1994 Jessica Fox, Australian canoeist (Olympic gold inaugural C-1 slalom 2020; 12 x World C’ship gold), born in Marseille, France
  • 1995 TEMS [Temilade Openiyi], Nigerian singer-songwriter (No Woman, No Cry cover), born in Lagos, Nigeria
  • 1997 Kodak Black [Bill Kapri], American rapper (Dying To Live), born in Pompano Beach, Florida
  • 1999 Kai Havertz, German football player (Arsenal), born in Aachen, Germany

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