June 16 Birthdays in History - June 16 Deaths - June 16 Events
1993 Alice Ann Newman, daughter of Gretchen and Randy
1976 Frank van Twillert, soccer player, Go Ahead Eagles
1975 Asa Carlsson, born in Vasteras, Sweden, tennis star, 1995 Futures-Stockholm
1975 Maria Sinigerova, Miss Universe-Bulgaria 1996
1973 Shannon Myers, CFL receiver for the Edmonton Eskimos
1972 Shawnelle Scott, NBA center for the Cleveland Cavaliers
1971 Andre President, tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles
1971 Christopher Gomez, born in Los Angeles, California, infielder for the San Diego Padres
1971 Tupac Shakur, born in Brooklyn, New York, rap star/actor, Juice, Bullet, killed in 1996
1970 Michael Husted, NFL place kicker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1970 Phil A. Mickelson, born in San Diego, California, PGA golfer, 1991 Northern Telecom
1970 Cobi Jones, American Athlete
1969 Kevin Young, born in Alpena, Michigan, infielder for the Kansas City Royals
1969 L B Stephens, NFLer for the Jacksonville Jaguars
1968 Alton Montgomery, NFL safety for the Atlanta Falcons
1968 Matt Turk, NFL punter for the Washington Redskins
1968 Nehemiah Perry, cricketer, fine Jamaican off-spinner
1968 Patrick Stuart, Hollywood Cal, actor, Will Cortlandt-All My Children
1966 Jan Zelezny, Czechoslovakia, javelin thrower, Olympics-2 gold-92, 96
1966 Randy Barnes, Charleston, West Virginia, shot putter, Gold Medal 1996 Olympics, Silver Medal 1988 Olympics
1965 J J Birden, NFL wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons
1965 Johannes Harisch, WLAF defensive end for the Frankfurt Galaxy
1963 Mohsin Kamal, cricketer, Pakistani fast bowler 1984-
1961 Robbie Kerr, cricketer, Queensland opener 2 Tests for Australia 1985
1957 Adri van Tiggelen, Dutch soccer star, Sparta/PSV
1957 Ian Buchanan, Scotland, actor, General Hospital, Gary Shandling Show
1955 Laurie Metcalf, Carbonville Illinois, actress, Jackie-Roseanne
1955 Simon Bailey, born in Halifax, England, Reverend Simon Bailey, priest, Anglican, Labor Party member, socialist historian associates include Dorothy Thompson, J.B. Priestly, E.P Thompson
1955 Anatoly Chubais, Russian Politician
1954 Gary Roberts, rocker, Boomtown Rats
1954 Jeffrey S. Ashby, born in Dallas, Texas, astronaut, sk: STS-85
1953 Ian Mosley, born in Paddington, London, drummer, Marillion-Clutching at Straws
1952 Aleksandr Zaitsev, U.S.S.R., pairs figure skating, Gold Medals 1976, 1980 Olympics
1952 Gino Vanelli, born in Montreal, Quebec, singer, Living Inside Myself
1952 Rob Kloet, pop drummer/singer, Nits-In the Dutch Mountains
1951 John Salthouse, British actor, American Werewolf in London
1951 Michel Viso, France, cosmonaut
1951 Roberto Duran, boxer, fists of stone
1951 Sonia Braga, born in Maringa, Brazil, actress, Dona Flor and Her 2 Husbands
1950 James Smith, U.S., singer, Stylistics-Can't Give you Anything
1949 Kale Browne, born in San Rafael, California, actor, Michael Hudson-Another World
1949 Peppy Castro, born in New York City, rock vocalist, Balance
1946 John Astor, born in Britain, 3rd Baron Astor of Hever, businessman, Conservative Party, House of Lords, Shadow Minister of Defense
1946 Neil MacGregor, director, British National Gallery
1946 Simon Williams, U.S., actor, Fiendish plot of dr Fu Manchu
1944 Joan Barbara Grigor, artist
1944 Takamiyama, Jesse Kuhaulua, Hawaii, 1st non-Japanese sumo champion
1943 Joan Van, born in Arkansas, New York City, actress, Valene-Dallas, Knots Landing
1942 Eddie Levert, born in Canton, Ohio, vocalist, O'Jays-For the Love of Money
1942 Giacomo Agostini, born in Lovere, Italy, world motorcycle race champion
1942 John Rostill, born in Kings Norton, England, composer, bass guitarist, member, The Shadows, The Internst, rock and roll, pop genres
1942 Joan Van Ark, American Actress
1941 Lamont Dozier, born in Detroit, songwriter, Dozier-Holland-Dozier
1940 Billy "Crash" Craddock, born in Greensboro, North Carolina, singer
1940 Hans Dorrestijn, Dutch cabaret performer
1938 Helen Ryan, actress, Hannah
1938 James Bolam, actor, Crucible of Terror
1938 Joyce Carol Oates, born in New York, novelist, Garden of Earthly Delights
1938 Michael Culver, actor, Devil's Webs
1938 Mickie Finn, born in Hugo, Oklahoma, TV hostess/banjo player, Mickie Finn's
1937 August Busch III, CEO, Anheuser-Busch, St. Louis Cardinals
1937 Erich Segal, born in Brooklyn, New York, author, Love Story, Oliver's Story
1936 August Willemsen, Dutch poet/translator
1936 Fred Oster, Dutch TV host
1935 Jim Dine, born in Cincinnati, Ohio, pop artist, St. John the Divine
1934 Eileen Atkins, born in London, England, actress, Equus, Devil Within Her
1934 Janet Pilgrim, playmate, July 1955, Dec 1955, Oct 1956
1934 Little Caesar, vocalist, Little Caesar and the Romans
1934 Lord Patrick Beresforord, blood-stock agent
1934 Lucia Dlugoszewski, composer
1932 David Keylsey, actor and director
1932 Ralph Robins, CEO, Rolls-Royce
1931 Courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws, community leader
1931 Ivo Petric, composer, classical music, toured with Slavko Osterc ensemble, Artistic Director, Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra 1979 - 1995
1931 Robert Freeman Smith, born in Portland, Oregon, Representative-R-Oregon 1983 - 1995 and 1997 - 1999
1931 John Shelby Spong, American Clergyman
1930 David Konstant, bishop, Leeds
1929 James Kirtland Randall, composer
1928 Harold Hanham, vice chancellor, Lancaster University
1928 Sergiu Comissiona, born in Buch, Romania, conductor, Haifa Symph 1959-64
1928 Jerome Cavanagh, American Politician
1927 Robert Matthews, master, Clare College Cambridge England
1927 Thomas W. "Tom" Graveney, English cricket batsman, 50's and 60's
1925 Faith Domergue, born in New Orleans, actress, House of 7 Corpses
1925 Richard Jacobs, philanthropist/sports owner, Cleveland Indians
1924 Sayed Idries Shah, thinker
1924 Idries Shah, Indian Author
1923 Ake Hermanson, composer
1923 Henryk Czyz, born in Grudziadz, Poland, composer, wrote contemporary music, performed in Europe, America and South America
1921 Lord Perry of Walton, SDP/vice chancellor, Open University England
1920 John Howard Griffin, U.S., photographer/author, Black Like Me
1919 Lord Aberdare, committee chairman, House of Lords
1917 Katharine Graham, born in New York City, newspaper publisher, Washington Post
1917 Katherine Graham, American Publisher
1917 Irving Penn, American Photographer
1916 Francis Lopez, composer
1916 Hank Luisetti, NBA forward, 1st to use a one-handed shot
1915 Joseph Kagan, businessman
1915 Mariano Rumor, premier Italy
1915 John Tukey, American Scientist
1914 Stewart Cathie "Billy" Griffith, cricketer, 140 for England, 1948
1914 Stewart Griffith, secretary, MCC
1912 Enoch Powell, England, MP, C, Greek professor
1911 Georg Meistermann, born in German, glass, painter, Raumplanen
1910 E. G. Marshall, born in Owatonna, Minnesota, actor, Lawrence-Defenders, Caine Mutiny
1910 Ilona Massey, born in Budapest, Hungary, actress and singer, Ilona Massey Show
1910 Lord Richardson, president, General Medical Council
1910 Richard Maling Barrer, chemist
1909 Willi Boskovsky, born in Austria, conductor, new years concert
1907 Jack Albertson, born in Malden, Massachusetts, actor, Thin Man, Chico and the Man
1907 John Hadfield, author/publisher, Love on a Branch Line
1906 Alan Fairfax, cricketer, Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's
1904 Gerard Holt, Dutch architect
1903 Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer
1902 Barbara McClintock, U.S., cytogeneticist, Jumping Genes, Nobel 1983
1902 Kornelis Posthumus, Dutch chemist
1902 George Gaylord Simpson, American Scientist
1901 Arthur Pierson, born in Oslo, Norway, actor and director, Hat Check Girl
1901 Conrad Beck, born in Lohn, Switzerland, composer, studied with Jacques Ibert, head of Radio Basel music department for 30 years, composed concertos, symphonies, oratorio, elegy, instrumental, vocal music, and one ballet
1900 Jan van Tilburg, governor Suriname, PVDA, 1955-62
1899 Helen Traubel, born in St. Louis, Missouri, soprano, Sieglinde in Walkure, Nightclubs
1899 Nelson Doubleday, U.S., publisher, Doubleday
1896 Jean Peugeot, Frans auto manufacturer, Peugeot
1896 William Fitzgerald Jenkins, author, Time Tunnel, Land of Giants
1895 Stan Laurel, comedian, Laurel and Hardy
1894 Norman Kerry, born in Rochester, New York, actor, Phantom of the Opera
1892 Lupino Lane, born in London, England, actress, Love Parade
1890 Stan Laurel, born in England, comedian, Laurel and Hardy
1888 Bobby Clark, vaudevillan, World's funniest circus clown
1879 Fritz Schulz, German law historian, Classical Novel Law
1879 Theo[dorus J] Thijssen, Dutch writer, Kees the boy
1874 Arthur Meighen, C, 9th Prime Minister of Canada, 1920 - 1921, 1926
1863 Paul Antonin Vidal, composer
1861 Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian
1858 Eugene Ysaye, composer
1858 Gustav V, king of Sweden, 1907-50
1853 Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer
1843 David Popper, composer
1843 Jan Malat, born in Stary Bydzov, Czechoslovakia, composer, teacher
1837 Eli Long, Major General Union Army
1834 Wesley Merritt, Major General Union volunteers
1804 Alvin Adams, American Businessman
1752 Meingosus Gaelle, composer
1637 Giovanni Paulo Colonna, composer
1633 Nathaniel Schnittelbach, composer
1583 Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent