Famous Birthdays on this Day, June 27:

1040 - King Ladislaus I of Hungary (d. 1095)
1350 - Manuel II Palaiologos, Eastern Roman Emperor
1462 - Louis XII, the Just, King of France (1498-1515)
1550 - Charles IX, King of France (1560-74)
1615 - Johann Paul Schor, German Baroque painter
1696 - William Pepperrell, British colonial soldier (d. 1759)
1717 - Louis Guillaume Lemonnier, French botanist (d. 1799)
1718 - Wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer
1745 - Johann Nepomuk Went, composer
1789 - Philipp Friedrich Silcher, composer
1805 - Stephen Elvey, composer
1808 - Everhardus J Potgieter, Dutch writer/publisher (The Guide)
1809 - Francois de Canrobert, French marshal/parliament member
1812 - John Pike Hullah, composer
1819 - Carl Albert Loeschhorn, composer
1821 - August Conradi, composer
1828 - Junius Daniel, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1833 - Vladislav Ivanovich Zaremba, composer
1838 - Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Bengali novelist (Anandamath)
1838 - Paul von Mauser, German weapon designer (d. 1914)
1846 - Charles S Parnell, English/Irish Home Rule Party-Lower house member
1849 - Harriet Hubbard Ayers, beauty cream maufacturer & expert/columnist
1850 - Ivan Vazov, Bulgaria, poet/novelist/playwright (Under the Yoke)
1850 - Jacob Adolf Hagg, composer
1850 - Lafcadio Hearn, US, journalist/author (Chita)
1850 - Jørgen Pedersen Gram, Danish mathematician (d. 1919)
1859 - Mildred J Hill, composer/musician (Happy Birthday To You)
1862 - May Irwin, US comedienne/singer (Hot Time in the Old Town)
1869 - Emma Goldman, anarchist/publisher (Mother Earth)
1869 - Kate Carew, American caricaturist (d. 1961)
1869 - Hans Spemann, German embryologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1941)
1872 - Paul Laurence Dunbar, Dayton Ohio, poet/novelist (Oak & Ivory)
1878 - Jean F Van Royen, Dutch bibliophile/secretary-general of PTT
1880 - Helen Keller, Ala, blind-deaf author/lecturer had more sense than many
1882 - Eduard Spranger, German psychologist/educator
1884 - Forrester Harvey, Ireland, actor (Tarzan, Chump at Oxford)
1884 - Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher (La psychanalyse du feu)
1885 - Arthur Harmat, composer
1886 - Charles Macartney, cricketer (Governor-General)
1888 - Antoinette Perry, American theater director (d. 1946}
1888 - Lewis Bernstein Namier, English historian (d. 1960)
1889 - Alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor
1889 - Moroni Olsen, Ogden UT, actor (Annie Oakley, Black Gold, Snow White)
1892 - Paul Colin, French poster designer (d. 1985)
1896 - Franciscus J Feron, vicaris-general of Roermond
1898 - Alexandra G "Alja" von Hoyer-Rachmanova, Russ/Aust author (Students)
1898 - Tibor Harsanyi, composer
1899 - Juan Trippe, American airline entrepreneur (d. 1981)
1900 - Otto E Passman, (Rep-D-La, 1947-77)
1905 - Ruby Middleton Forsythe, teacher (50 years in 1 room school in SC)
1906 - Vernon P Watkins, Welsh poet (Ballad of Mari Lwyd)
1907 - John McIntire, Spokane WA, actor (Naked City, Wagon Train, Virginian)
1907 - Valerie Cossart, London, actress (Hartmans)
1908 - Hans de Jong, musician/conductor (De Damrakkertjes)
1908 - William Eric David Davis, broadcaster
1908 - João Guimarães Rosa, Brazilian writer (d. 1967)
1909 - Gianandrea Gavazzeni, composer
1910 - Karel Reiner, composer
1911 - Alfred Scott Witherbee Jr, US, 3 year old who drowned on Lusitania
1911 - Paul Eekman, Flemish RC politician (1964- )
1911 - V K Narayana Menon, composer
1912 - Audrey Christie, Chic Ill, actress (Dorothy-Fair Exchange)
1913 - Willie Mosconi, world champion pool player (1941-57)
1914 - Alexander Pola, [Abraham Polak], Dutch actor/writer (Farce Major)
1914 - Giorgio Almirante, Italy, fascist (member of parliament (1948-87))
1914 - Robert Aickman, English author (d. 1981)
1915 - Hendrik W van Leeuwen, musician
1916 - Arthur Walter Lucas, picture restorer
1916 - Hallvard Olav Johnsen, composer
1917 - K M Rangnekar, cricketer (batted in 3 Tests India v Australia 1947-48)
1917 - Ronald George Hayward, political manager
1918 - Adolph Kiefer, US, 100m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1936)
1920 - I A L Diamond, screenwriter (1960 Acad Award-Apartment)
1921 - G M J Veldkamp, Dutch politician (CDA)
1921 - Muriel Pavlow, British actress
1922 - George Theophilus Walker, Washington DC, composer (Praise of Lillies)
1922 - Herbert Ziergiebel, writer
1923 - Paul F Conrad, Cedar Rapids Iowa, cartoonist (Pulitzer 1964, 71, 84)
1924 - Bob Appleyard, cricketer (superb England off-spinner, brief career)
1924 - Efua Theodore Sutherland, writer
1924 - Paul Conrad, comic strip cartoonist (LA Times)
1925 - Jerome "Doc" Pomus, rocker
1926 - Frank O'Hara, writer
1927 - Bob Keeshan, Lynbrook NY, aka Capt Kangaroo/Clarabelle (Good Morning)
1927 - Peter Bayliss, Thames England, actor (From Russia With Love)
1927 - Robert Casey, Rochester NY, actor (Henry-Aldrich Family Show)
1928 - Rudy Perpich, American politician (d. 1995)
1929 - William Afflis, American wrestler (d. 1991)
1930 - H Ross Perot, Texas, billionaire/presidental candidate (1992)
1930 - Tamio Kono, Sacramento CA, weightlifting (Oly-gold-52, 56, 60)
1931 - Alojz Srebotnjak, composer
1931 - Charles Bronfman, CEO (Seagrams, Montreal Expos)
1931 - Ryszard Kwiatkowski, composer
1932 - Hugh Wood, composer
1932 - Joachim Wohlgemuth, writer
1932 - Anna Moffo, American soprano (d. 2006)
1932 - Eddie Kasko, baseball player
1932 - Magali Noël, French actress
1934 - Anna Moffo, Wayne Penn, soprano (Adventurers) [or 1927/1932]
1935 - Eduard Pavlovich Kugno, Russia, cosmonaut
1935 - Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor (d. 2007)
1936 - John MD "Shali" Shalikashvili, Polish/US general (NATO)
1936 - Lucille Clifton, American poet
1937 - Joseph P Allen IV, Crawfordsville Ind, PhD/astronaut (STS-5, STS 51A)
1938 - Bruce E Babbitt, (Gov-D-AL)/secretary of interior
1938 - Gordon Rorke, cricketer (Australian quickie, 4 Tests at end of 50's)
1938 - Shirley Ann Field, actress (Beat Girl, Kings of the Sun) [or Jul 27]
1938 - Kathryn Beaumont, British voice actress
1939 - Neil Hawke, cricketer (Aust pace bowler & late-order bat in 60s)
1939 - Rahul Dev Burman, Indian composer and actor (d. 1994)
1940 - Erik Erikson, anthropologist
1941 - James P[atrick] Hogan, UK, sci-fi author (Giants' Star)
1941 - Krzysztof Kieslowski, Poland, director/actor (Underground Passage)
1942 - Frank Mills, pianist/composer/arranger (Music Box Dancer)
1942 - John Howard McGuire, composer
1943 - Rico Petrocelli, American baseball player
1943 - Kjersti Døvigen, Norwegian actress
1944 - Bruce Johnston, rocker
1944 - Cornelis J "Kees" Ouwens, Dutch writer/poet (Intimate Acts)
1944 - Patrick Sercu, Belgium, 1K time trial (Olympic-gold-1964)
1945 - Catherine Lacoste, Paris France, golfer (US Women's Open 1967)
1945 - John Veltch, horse trainer
1945 - Norma Kamali, NYC, dress designer (Costumes for the Wiz)
1946 - Daria Semegen, composer
1946 - Janice Giteck, composer
1946 - Sally Priesand, 1st us woman rabbi
1947 - Francisca "Cisca" Beaudoux, actress (2 Under a Cap)
1948 - Angel Penna Jr, horse trainer
1948 - Camile Baudoin, American musician
1950 - Benjamin Peterson, US, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1972)
1950 - Julia Duffy, Minneapolis Mn, actress (Stephanie-Newhart, Baby Talk)
1951 - Sidney M Gutierrez, Albuquerque NM, Mjr USAF/astronaut (STS 40, 59)
1951 - Ulf Andersson, Sweden, International Chess Grandmaster (1972)
1951 - Mary McAleese, President of Ireland
1952 - Madan Kumar Bhandari, Nepalese politician (d. 1993)
1953 - Kent Bostick, Lowell Mass, pursuit cyclist (Olympics-84, 96)
1955 - Frank H G de Grave, Dutch MP (VVD)
1955 - Isabelle Adjani, Paris, actress (Story of Adele H, Driver, Ishtar)
1956 - Jeff Odintz, horse trainer
1956 - Brad Childress, American football coach
1956 - Ted Haggard, American evangelical preacher
1958 - Jeffrey Lee Pierce, singer/songwriter (Gun Club)
1958 - Robert Newman, LA Calif, actor (Joshua Lewis-Guiding Light)
1958 - Magnus Lindberg, Finnish composer
1959 - Lorrie Morgan, Nashville Tn, country singer (Out of Your Shoes)
1959 - Trisha Yearwood, Nashville Tenn, singer (She's in Love With the Boy)
1959 - Dan Jurgens, American comic book writer
1960 - 7th marquess of Cholmondeley, English large landowner/millionaire
1960 - Brian Dillinger, Brooklyn NY, actor (Brighton Beach Memoirs)
1960 - Jim Nussle, (Rep-R-Iowa)
1961 - Meera Syal, British-Indian comedienne and actress
1963 - Stephen Peterson, Detroit Mich, Conn, rower (Olympics-1996)
1963 - Paul Roos, Australian rules footballer
1963 - Johnny Benson, American NASCAR driver
1964 - Chuck Person, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs)
1964 - Stephan Brenninkmeijer, Dutch film producer and director
1966 - Jason Patric, NYC, actor (Lost Boys, Solar Babies)
1966 - Jeff Conine, Tacoma Washington, outfielder (Florida Marlins)
1966 - Mercedes Paz, Tucum Argentina, tennis star (1990 Strasbourg)
1966 - Rob Harbison, Fallston MD, 3x40 rifle (Olympics-6th-1996)
1966 - J. J. Abrams, American television writer and producer
1967 - Lester Archambeau, NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons)
1967 - Michelle Torres, Chicago IL, tennis star
1968 - Jason Patric, actor (Speed 2 Cruise Control)
1968 - Pascale Bussières, French-Canadian actress
1969 - Mark Telerico, Cleveland Ohio, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 S Florida)
1970 - Petra Langrova, Prostejov Czech, tennis star (1995 Palermo doubles)
1970 - Ricardo Jordan, Delray Beach Fla, pitcher (Phila Phillies)
1970 - Jim Edmonds, American baseball player
1971 - Brant Boyer, linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1971 - Jimmy Kemp, CFL quarterback (Edmonton Eskimos)
1971 - Yancey Arias, American actor
1971 - Jo Frost, English nanny and television host
1973 - Heath Irwin, guard (New England Patriots)
1973 - Jennifer Brundage, US softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1973 - Wendell Davis, cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
1974 - Juran Bolden, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
1974 - Big Moe, American musician (Screwed Up Click)
1974 - Christian Kane, American actor and singer
1975 - Porter Collins, NYC, rower (Olympics-5th-1996)
1975 - Sarah Evanetz, Vancouver BC, 100m butterfly (Olympics-96)
1975 - Tobey Maguire, American actor
1975 - Daryle Ward, American baseball player
1975 - Ace Darling, American professional wrestler
1976 - Johnny Estrada, American baseball player
1977 - Arkadiusz Radomski, Polish footbaler
1977 - Raúl, Spanish footballer
1978 - Anna Kumble, British Singer, also known as Lolly
1979 - John Warne, American musician (Relient K; Ace Troubleshooter)
1979 - Kim Gyu-ri, South Korean actress
1979 - Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer
1980 - Kevin Pietersen, English cricketer
1980 - Craig Terrill, American football player
1983 - Alsou, Russian singer
1983 - Dale Steyn, South African cricketer
1983 - Evan Taubenfeld, American musician
1984 - Rocio Guirao Diaz, Argentinian Model
1984 - Gökhan Inler, Swiss footballer
1984 - Emma Lahana, New Zealand actress
1984 - Khloe Kardashian, American reality television star
1984 - Julie Ordon, Swiss model
1985 - Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russian tennis player
1985 - Coby Linder, American Pop Punk Drummer (Say Anything)
1985 - Nico Rosberg, German race car driver
1985 - James Hook, Welsh rugby player
1986 - LaShawn Merritt, American sprinter
1986 - Drake Bell, musician/ songwriter / American actor
1987 - Ed Westwick, American actor
1988 - Kate Ziegler, American swimmer
1989 - Matthew Lewis, English actor
1989 - Travis Curtis, American Artist/ Amateur Skateboarder
1990 - Aselin Debison, Canadian singer
1991 - Madylin Sweeten, American actress
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