Famous Birthdays on this Day, June 19:

1301 - Prince Morikuni, Japanese shogun (d. 1333)
1507 - Annibale Caro, Italian poet (d. 1566)
1566 - James I Stuart, king of Scotland (James VI)/England (1567/1603-25)
1595 - Wladyslaw IV Vasa, king of Poland (1632-48)
1606 - James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, Scottish statesman (d. 1649)
1608 - Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)
1613 - Christian de Placker, composer
1623 - Blaise Pascal, mathematician/physicist/religious writer (Pascal)
1633 - Philippus van Limborch, remonstrants theologist/vicar
1708 - Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer
1717 - Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz, composer
1741 - Reinier Vinkeles, Dutch engraver/art collector
1749 - Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, France, chairman (National Convention)
1764 - John Barrow, England, founded Royal Geographical Society
1764 - Jose Gervasio Artigas, general/father of Uruguay
1766 - Edmund Weber, composer
1771 - Joseph Gergonne, French mathematician (d. 1859)
1782 - Hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer (L'avenir)
1782 - John Bray, composer
1783 - Thomas Sully, US portrait painter (Queen Victoria)
1790 - John Gibson, British (?) sculptor
1792 - Gustav Schwab, writer
1810 - Ferdinand David, violist/compser (Hohe Schule des Violinspiels)
1811 - Henry Prince, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1814 - Johannes H Weissenbruch, landscape painter
1815 - John William Glover, composer
1815 - Cornelius Krieghoff, Canadian painter (d. 1872)
1816 - William Henry Webb, American industrialist (d. 1899)
1834 - Edgar H G Degas, French painter (ballerina)
1834 - Charles Spurgeon, English preacher (d. 1892)
1842 - Carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer
1843 - Charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer
1846 - Antonio Abetti, Italian astronomer (d. 1928)
1850 - David Jayne Hill, American diplomat (d. 1932)
1851 - Billy Midwinter, Australian cricketer (d. 1890)
1854 - Alfredo Catalani, composer
1856 - Elbert Hubbard, US, editor/publisher/author (Message to Garcia)
1858 - Charles Haddon George Alexander, [George Samson], British actor
1858 - Dirk Fock, governor-general of Neth Indies (1921-26)
1861 - Douglas Haig, British fieldmarshal (Sudan, WW I)
1861 - Jose Protasio Rizal, Philippine optician/author/nationalist
1865 - Alfred Hugenberg, German RC pres-dir of Krupp/media magnate
1865 - May Whitty, Liverpool England, actress (Mrs Minerva, Suspicion)
1867 - Eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist
1867 - Frank Iredale, cricketer (Australian batsman 1894-99)
1868 - Heinrich Schenker, [A Niloff], Austrian musicologist (Urlinie)
1874 - Peder Oluf Pedersen, Danish engineer (d. 1941)
1877 - Charles Coburn, Macon Ga, actor (Acad-1943, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)
1878 - James M Kilroe, priest of St Mary Star of the Sea, in the Bronx
1880 - Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung)
1884 - Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, French Dadaist artist and writer (d. 1974)
1885 - Stevan Hristic, composer
1886 - Duchess of Windsor, divorcee
1886 - Robert Herberigs, Flemish composer/writer (Hiawatha's Song)
1889 - Enrico Celio, president (Switzerland)
1890 - Barbara Everest, London England, actress (Fatal Witness, Inquest)
1893 - Adriaan F Dussenbroek, Dutch family dr/co-founder (Union Natl Arubano)
1896 - Bessie Wallis Warfield Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, divorcee
1897 - Moe Howard, [Moses Horowitz], Bkln NY, comedian (3 Stooges)
1897 - Moe Howard, American actor (d. 1975)
1898 - Paul Muller-Zurich, composer
1898 - James Joseph Sweeney, American Catholic prelate (d. 1968)
1899 - George Calinescu, Romania, literature (Enigma Otilei)
1900 - Laura Hobson, NYC, TV writer/panelist (I've Got a Secret)
1901 - Edward Lambert, British diplomat
1902 - Guy Lombardo, London Ontario Canada, orch leader (Auld Lang Syne)
1902 - Guy Lombardo, Canadian bandleader (d. 1977)
1903 - Walter Hammond, cricketer (one of the greatest of English batsman)
1903 - [Henry] Lou[is] Gehrig, "Iron Horse", 1st baseman (NY Yankees)
1903 - Lou Gehrig, American baseball player (d. 1941)
1903 - Hans Litten, German jurist (d. 1938)
1904 - Balis Dvarionas, composer
1905 - George Voskovec, Czech, actor (Fred-Nero Wolfe, Peter-Skag)
1905 - Taneli Kuusisto, composer
1905 - Mildred Natwick, American actress (d. 1994)
1906 - Ernst Boris Chain, German-born biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)
1906 - Walter Rauff, German colonel (d. 1984)
1907 - Clarence Wiseman, 10th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1985)
1908 - Mildred Natwick, Balt Md, actress (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon)
1908 - Quentin N Burdick, (Sen-D-ND, 1960-91)
1909 - Edwin Gerschefski, composer
1909 - Osamu Dazai, Japan, novelist (Tsugaru, No Longer Human)
1910 - Frederick Harry Baines, painter
1912 - Jerry Jerome, Bkln NY, saxophonist (Words & Music)
1912 - Martin Gabel, Phila, TV host (With this Ring)
1912 - Don Gutteridge, American baseball player
1912 - Virginia MacWatters, American soprano (d. 2005)
1914 - Alan Cranston, (Sen-D-CA, 1969- )
1914 - Harry Lauter, White Plains NY, actor (Waterfront)
1914 - Lester Flatt, Earl Scrugg's partner (Beverly Hillbillies theme)
1914 - Morgan Morgan-Giles, Brits Lt admiral/MP
1914 - Anthony Bloom, Metropolitan of the Russian Orthodox Church (d. 2003)
1915 - Julius Schwartz, American editor and agent (d. 2004)
1916 - Pat Buttram, actor (Mr Haney-Green Acres)
1917 - Joshua Nkomo, Zimbabwan minister (ZAPUA)
1918 - Evelle Jansen Younger, prosecutor (Charles Manson, Sirhan Sirhan)
1919 - Louis Jourdan, Marseilles France, actor (Gigi, Can-Can, Madame Bovary)
1919 - Pauline Kael, movie critic (NY Times, For Keeps)
1921 - Allan Davis, (mayor-London)
1921 - Herman Berserik, Dutch painter/graphic artist
1921 - Howell T Heflin, (Sen-D-Alabama, 1979- )
1921 - Rosalyn Yalow, famed award winning medical physicist
1922 - Aage Neals Bohr, Denmark, physicist/study atomic nucleus (Nobel 1975)
1924 - David Scott, priest
1924 - Leo Nomellini, NFL defensive tackle (SF 49ers)
1924 - Wassil Bykau, writer
1925 - Alfred B Nzo, South African sec-gen ANC (1969- )
1925 - Charlie Drake, British comic (Plank, Rhubarb Rhubarb, Splish Splash)
1927 - Karel Kupka, composer
1928 - Nancy Marchand, Buffalo NY, actress (Beacon Hill, Margaret-Lou Grant)
1928 - Raymond Powell, British MP
1928 - Barry Took, English comedy writer (d. 2002)
1929 - Thelma Barlow, English actress
1930 - Bryan Kneale, British sculptor
1930 - Jul Levi, composer
1930 - Gena Rowlands, American actress
1931 - "Against Iain" duke of Atholl, English large landowner
1932 - Marisa Pavan, Cagliari Italy, actress (Solomon & Sheba, Rose Tattoo)
1932 - Pier Angeli, Italy (Sodom & Gomorrah, Vintage, Battle of the Bulge)
1933 - Thelma Barlow, English actress (Mavis-Coronation Street)
1933 - Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11)
1934 - Gena Rowlands, Cambria Wisc, actress (Gloria, Tempest, Brinks Job)
1934 - Hammond Furlonge, cricketer (WI batsman in 3 Tests 1955-56)
1934 - Terence Clark, British diplomat
1935 - Tommy Devito, Montclair NJ, rock vocalist (Four Seasons-Sherry)
1936 - Shirley Goodman, US R&B singers (Shirley & Lee-Feels so Good)
1936 - Marisa Galvany, American soprano
1938 - Charles Gwathmey, architect (5 Architects)
1938 - John Sheil, Northern Irish High Court judge
1938 - Ian Smith, Australian actor
1939 - Peter Duffell, Brits lt-general/minister of Defense
1939 - Al Wilson, American singer (d. 2008)
1940 - Shirley "Cha Cha" Muldowney, drag racer (1st woman Top Fuel champ)
1941 - Marlene Warfield, Queens NY, actress (Victoria-Maude)
1941 - Václav Klaus, Czech politician and President
1941 - Conchita Carpio-Morales, Filipino Supreme Court jurist
1942 - Elaine "Spanky" McFarlane, rocker (Spanky & Our Gang-Lazy Day)
1942 - Jos Brink, Dutch TV host (Op Zoek)
1942 - Neil Chalmers, director (National History Museum, London)
1942 - Robert [Bob] W Kasten Jr, (Sen-R-WI, 1981- )
1944 - Chico Buarque, Brazilian musician
1945 - Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese politician (Nobel)
1945 - Tim Hovey, LA Calif, actor (Queen Bee, Toy Tiger, Man Afraid)
1945 - Tobias Wolff, US writer (This Boy's Life)
1945 - Radovan Karadzic, Serbian-Bosnian politician
1947 - James T Walsh, (Rep-R-NY)
1947 - Phylicia Ayers-Allen Rashad, Houston, actress (Clair-Bill Cosby)
1947 - Salman Rushdie, Pak, novelist (Midnight's Children, Satanic Verses)
1947 - Paula Koivuniemi, Finnish singer
1948 - Dervin Gordon, rocker
1949 - [Mary] Kathleen Turner, Springfield Mo, actress (Romancing The Stone)
1950 - Constance Forslund, San Diego Calif, actress (Shining Season)
1950 - Ann Wilson, American musician
1951 - Ann Wilson, San Diego Calif, rock vocalist (Heart-What About Love)
1951 - Daria Nicolodi, Florence Italy, actress (Terror, Shock)
1951 - Ayman al-Zawahiri, Egyptian terrorist
1951 - Francesco Moser, Italian cyclist
1952 - Robert Ainsworth, British MP
1953 - Larry Dunn, [Dunhill], US keyboardist (Earth Wind & Fire)
1954 - Jim Cooper, (Rep-D-TN, 1983- )
1954 - Michael O'Brien, British MP
1956 - Doug Stone, American singer
1957 - David Gleeson, Norfolk England, US, rower (Olympics-1996)
1957 - Anna Lindh, Swedish politician (d. 2003)
1959 - Kimberley Leston, journalist
1959 - Mark DeBarge, Grand Rapids Mich, rock vocalist (DeBarge-Who's Johnny)
1960 - Heike Walpot, German, cosmonaut
1960 - Johnny Lee Gray, Jr, LA Calif, 800m runner (Olympics-7th-1996)
1960 - Patti Rizzo, Hollywood Fla, golfer (Mexican Amateur champion 1980)
1960 - Simon Wright, heavy metal drummer (AC/DC)
1960 - Luke Morley, British guitarist
1962 - Ken Tohill, jockey
1962 - Paula Julie Abdul, Van Nuys Calif, singer/choreographer (Straight Up)
1962 - Phillip Hatchett, Russellville Ky, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Quebec)
1962 - Sid Fenech, jockey
1962 - Jeremy Bates, English tennis player
1963 - Rory Underwood, English rugby union footballer
1964 - David Freedman, cricketer (NSW left-arm Chinese bowler since 1990)
1964 - Boris Johnson, British politician
1964 - Brian Vander Ark, American musician
1965 - Karen Davies, Wrexham N Wales, golfer (1991 PING-Cellular One-6th)
1965 - Sadie Frost, English actress
1965 - Luc Donckerwolke, Belgian car designer
1966 - Joichi Ito, Japanese entrepreneur
1967 - Eric Schweig, Inuvik Canada, actor (Dead Man's Walk)
1967 - Bjørn Dæhlie, Norwegian skier
1967 - Mia Sara, American actress
1968 - Jud Buechler, NBA guard/forward (Chicago Bulls)
1968 - Alastair Lynch, Australian rules footballer
1969 - Lara Spencer, American TV personality
1969 - Thomas Breitling, American entrepreneur
1970 - Chris Gray, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins, Chicago Bears)
1970 - Claire Mitchell-Taverner, Australian field hockey midfielder (Oly-96)
1970 - Leonard Humphries, CFL cornerback (BC Lions)
1970 - Quincy Dushawn Watts, Detroit Mich, 400m runner
1970 - Scott Brumfield, guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
1970 - Rahul Gandhi, Indian politician
1970 - Brian Welch, American guitarist
1970 - Antonis Remos, Greek singer
1972 - Andre Strode, CFL defensive back (BC Lions)
1972 - Anna Van der Kamp, Abbotsford BC, rower (Olympics-96)
1972 - Millard Coleman, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)
1972 - Poppy Montgomery, Australian actress
1972 - Dennis Lyxzén, Swedish musician
1972 - Robin Tunney, American actress
1973 - Arne van de Berg, soccer player (Willem II)
1973 - Jahine Arnold, wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1973 - Josie Davis, actress (Charles in Charge) [or Jan 16]
1973 - Yasuhiko Yabuta, Japanese baseball player
1974 - Doug Mientkiewicz, American baseball player
1975 - Anna Valle, Miss Universe-Italy (1996)
1975 - Anthony Parker, NBA guard (Phila 76ers)
1975 - Brandon Mitchell, defensive end (New England Patriots)
1975 - Hugh Dancy, English actor
1976 - Darnell Autry, running back (Chicago Bears)
1976 - Bryan Hughes, English footballer
1977 - Peter Warrick, American football player
1977 - Veronika Vareková, Czech supermodel
1978 - Garfield the Cat, animated character "Big fat hairy deal"
1978 - Tyson Dux, Canadian wrestler
1978 - Dirk Nowitzki, German basketball player
1978 - Zoe Saldana, American actress
1978 - Claudio Vargas, Dominican baseball player
1978 - Mía Maestro, Argentine actress
1979 - Soni Meduna, Omaha Neb, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96)
1979 - John Duddy, Northern Irish boxer
1979 - John Ford, American software engineer
1979 - Quentin Jammer, American football player
1980 - Amy Merrill, Miss Utah Teen USA (1997)
1980 - Adel Abdulaziz, Emiratie football player
1980 - Dante Robinson, American football player
1980 - Lauren Lee Smith, Canadian actress
1982 - David Pollack, American football player
1982 - Joe Cheng, Taiwanese actor
1982 - Alexander Frolov, Russian hockey player
1983 - Mark Selby, British snooker player
1984 - Emil Coleman, orchestra leader (Arthur Murray Party)
1984 - Paul Dano, American actor
1985 - John Decyk, American martial artist
1986 - Marvin Williams, American basketball player
1987 - Rashard Mendenhall, American football player
1991 - Pontus Ekhem, Swedish hockey player
1995 - Blake Woodruff, American actor
2008 - Maddie Aldridge, daughter of Jamie Lynn Spears
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