March 6 Birthdays in History - March 6 Deaths - March 6 Events
1981 Ellen Muth, American Actress
1977 Bubba Sparxxx, American Musician
1974 Beanie Sigel, American Musician
1973 Brian Olson, born in Tallahassee, Florida, middleweight, 189 lbs, judoka, 1996 Olympics
1973 Greg Ostertag, NBA center, for the Utah Jazz
1973 Michael Finley, NBA guard and forward, for the Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks
1973 Terry Adams, born in Mobile, Alabama, pitcher for the Chicago Cubs
1972 Jamal Anderson, fullback for the Atlanta Falcons
1972 Paul Frlan, CFL linebacker, for the Saskatchewan Roughriders
1972 Shaquille O'Neal, born in Newark, New Jersey, NBA center for the Magic, Lakers, won 1996 Olympic gold
1972 Susan Alexander, born in Silver Spring, Maryland, Miss America Maryland, 1997
1971 Darrick Martin, NBA guard for the Los Angeles Clippers and Minnesota Timberwolves
1971 Roger Salkeld, born in Burbank, California, pitcher, Cincinnati Reds
1970 Amy Pietz, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, actress, Annie-Caroline In the City
1970 Robbie Tobeck, NFL guard/center for the Atlanta Falcons
1970 Scott Stahoviak, born in Waukegan, Ilinois, infielder for the Minnesota Twins
1969 Andrea Elson, born in New York City, actress, Lynn-Alf, Alice-Whiz Kids
1969 Deems May, NFL tight end for the San Diego Chargers
1968 Carla McGhee, born in Peoria, Illinois, U.S. basketball forward, won Olympic gold in 1996
1968 Connie Britton, born in Boston, Massachusetts, actress, Nikki-Spin City
1968 Jon Baker, WLAF defensive end, Frankfurt Galaxy
1968 Marty Morgan, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 180 lbs greco-roman wrestler, 1996 Olympics
1968 Moira Kelly, born in Queens, New York, actress, director, played Mandy Hampton in the television series, The West Wing, and Karen Roe on the show, One Tree Hill
1968 Russell Butler, born in Dandenong, Victoria, Australia, diver, Olympics 28th-88, 96
1967 Shuler Hensley, born in Atlanta, Georgia, singer, actor, films include, 'The Legend of Zorro', 'Van Helsing', 'Ed'
1966 Cliff Meidl, born in Redondon Beach California, sprint kayak, alternate in 1996 Olympics
1966 Michelle Edwards, WNBA guard, Cleveland Rockers
1966 Alan Davies, born in Loughton, England, actor, writer, comedian, star in 'Jonathan Creek' television series
1965 Tammy Liley, born in Long Beach, California, volleyball mid blocker/captain, Olympics b-1992, 1996
1964 Cher Butler, born in Garland, Texas, playmate August, 1985
1964 Reniet Vrieze, rock singer and guitarist, Pilgrims-White Men
1963 Suzanne Crough, rocker, Partridge Family
1962 Alison Nicholas, Gibraltar, LPGA golfer, 1995 LPGA Corning Classic
1960 Sleepy Floyd, born in Gastonia, North Carolina, professional basketball player, guard, played for Georgetown University, the New Jersey Nets, the Houston Rockets
1959 Tom Arnold, born in Iowa, actor, Tom, True Lies
1957 Mike Gatting, born in Kingsbury, England, cricketer, played for the Middlesex County Cricket Club, ECB Managing Director of Cricket Partnerships
1956 Peter Roebuck, cricketer, Somerset opening batsman and SMH writer
1953 Jackie Zeman, born in Englewood, New Jersey, actress, Bobbie-General Hospital
1952 Lyn Perrin, executive administrator, WIC
1949 Donald York, rocker, Sha Na Na
1948 James FCS "Jim" Woude, cartoonist
1947 Dick Fosbury, born in Portland Oregon, high jumper, won Olympic gold in 1968
1947 Judy Loe, born in Urmston Manchester, United Kingdom, actress, Singles, Meaning of Life
1947 Kiki Dee, born in Yorkshire, England, singer, Don't Go Breaking My Heart
1947 John Stossel, American Journalist
1946 David Jon Gilmour, rock guitarist, Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall
1946 Martin Kove, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Victor-Cagney and Lacey
1946 Patrick Pierre Roger Baudry, born in Cameroon, astronaut, STS-18
1946 Tony Klatka, rocker, Blood, Sweat and Tears
1946 David Gilmour, British Musician
1945 Anna Maria Horsford, New York City, actress, Thelma Frye-Amen
1945 Hugh Grundy, born in Winchester England, drummer, Zombies-She's Not There
1945 Rob Reiner, born in Bronx New York, actor and director, All in the Family, Stand By Me
1944 David Gilmore, born in Cambridge, England, guitarist, Pink Floyd
1944 Kiri Te Kanawa, born in Gisborne, New Zealand, operatic soprano, Don Giovanni
1944 Mary Wilson, born in Detroit, Michigan, vocalist, Supremes-Where Did Our Love Go
1941 Ann Winterton, British MP
1941 Ben Murphy, born in Jonesboro, Arkansas, actor, Name of the Game, Winds of War
1941 Karyn Kupcinet, actress, Carol-Gertrude Berg Show
1940 Joanna Miles, born in Nice, France, actress, Cross Creek, Delta County USA
1940 Willie Stargell, outfielder/1st baseman, Pirates, 1971 NL home run leader
1939 Christopher Bond, Sen-R Missouri
1939 David Spielberg, born in Weslaco, Texas, actor, Jessica Novak, The Practice
1939 Jerry Naylor, born in Stephenville, Texas, rock vocalist, Crickets
1939 Adam Osborne, born in Thailand, author, computer designer, book and software publisher, founded and wrote memoir about Osborne Computer Corporation
1939 Kit Bond, American Politician
1938 Lovelace Watkins, born in New Jersey, nicknamed, 'The Black Sinatra', singer, considered the greatest male soul singer of his time
1937 Doug Dillard, actor, Clem-Popeye
1937 Ivan Boesky, Detroit, stockbroker inside trading
1937 Paul Mefano, born in France, composer, conductor, founded Ensemble 2e2m, premiered over 500 works by young composers, including James Dillon and Franco Donatoni, directed the Conservatory of Versailles 1996 - 2005
1937 Valentina V Tereshkova-Nikolayev, 1st woman in space, Vostok 6
1936 A "Bram" Stemerdink, Dutch minister of Defense, PvdA
1936 Jean Boht, actress, Arthur's Hallowed Ground
1936 Marion S. Barry, Mayor-D-Washington D.C., 1979-90, 95, drug indictment
1936 Marion Barry, American Politician
1935 Ronnie Delaney, born in Ireland, 1500m runner, Gold Medal 1956 Olympics
1934 John Noakes, British TV presenter
1933 Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins, folk musician and composer
1933 Heiko Wierenga, Dutch soc-dem mayor of Enschede, 1977-94
1933 Kim Elgie, cricketer, South African bat vs. New Zealand 1961-62, Scotland RU International
1933 William Davis, author/broadcaster, Battle at Bull Run
1932 Bronislaw Geremek, born in Warsaw, given name Benjamin Lewertow, social historian, politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs
1931 Carmen Delavallade, U.S. dancer/singer/actress, Aida
1931 David Haddon Whitaker, British publisher, Whitaker's Almanack
1931 John Smith, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Cimarron City, Laramie, 7 Angry Men
1929 David Sheppard, bishop, Liverpool, cricketer, England batsman
1929 Gunter Kunert, German poet/writer, Kaiser von Hondu
1929 Hal Miller, British MP
1929 Ho Dam, North Korean Secretary of State, 1970 - 1983
1929 Tom Foley, born in Spokane, Washington, Representative-D-Washington 1965 - 1995, majority whip and speaker of house
1928 Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Col, novelist, Europa Y America, Nobel 1982
1928 Ronald Stevenson, composer
1927 John Fairchild, born in Newark, New Jersey, CEO, Fairchild publishing
1927 Leroy Gordon Cooper, Jr., born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, USAF/astronaut, Mer 9, Gem 5
1927 Norman Treigle, New Orleans Louisiana, bass-baritone
1927 William J. Bell, born in Chicago, Illinois, soap opera creator, Young and Restless
1927 Gordon Cooper, American Astronaut
1926 Alan Greenspan, economist and presidential advisor, Federal Reserve Bank
1926 Andrzej Wajda, born in Suwalki, Poland, director, Ashes and Diamonds, Lotna
1926 Ann Curtis, 400m/800m U.S. swimmer, Gold Medal 1948 Olympics
1926 Elwood Hillis, born in Kokomo, Indiana, Representative-R-Indiana 1971 - 1987
1926 Jon Nordal, composer
1926 Miroslav Klega, composer
1924 Sarah Caldwell, born in Maryville, Missouri, conductor/opera director, Flagstaff
1924 William H. Webster, U.S., judge and head FBI/CIA
1924 William Hedgcock Webster, American Public Servant
1923 Ed McMahon, born in Detroit, Michigan, TV host, Johnny Carson Show, Star Search
1923 Erhard Karkoschka, composer
1923 Raymond "Bill" Hoffenberg, college president, Wolfson at Oxford
1922 Frankie Howerd, British actor/comedian, A Funny Thing Happened
1921 Frankie Howerd, actor, That Was The Week That Was, Runaway Bus
1921 Julius Rudel, born in Vienna Austria, conductor, New York City Opera 1957
1921 Oliver Wright, British Ambassador, To U.S.
1921 Ross Hunter, born in Cleveland, Ohio, producer, Airport, Madame X, Pillow Talk
1920 Lewis Gilbert, born in London, England, director/actor, You Only Live Twice
1920 Roger Price, born in Charleston, West Virginia, actor and writer, Who's There, Droodles
1917 J. A. Mommersteeg, Dutch assistant secretary of Defense, KVP
1917 Roy Scott, cricketer, one Test New Zealand vs. England 1947, 18, 1-74
1916 Rochelle Hudson, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, actress, That's My Boy
1914 Kirill P. Kondrashin, born in Moscow, Russia, conductor, Hollywood Bowl 1981
1913 David Bowman, trade unionist
1913 Ella Logan, born in Glasgow, Scotland, actress, 52nd Street, Goldwyn Follies
1912 Madge Adam, astronomer
1911 Charles Frank, physicist
1911 Roland Jacobi Leich, composer
1909 Dave Clark, music promoter and songwriter
1909 Obafemi Awolowo, born in Nigeria, President of Nigeria, 1979-83
1906 Bob Wills, born in Texas, actor, Lone Prairie, Tornado in the Saddle
1906 Lou Costello, born in Paterson, New Jersey, comedian and actor, Abbott and Costello
1904 Hugh Williams, actor and writer, Charley's Aunt, Bank Holiday
1904 Johannes C "Chris" Baay, Dutch actor, Klatergoud, Surprise Raid
1903 Elizabeth Pinkston Becker, U.S., platform diver, Gold Medal 1928 Olympics
1901 Mark Donskoy, born in Odessa, Russia, director, Heart of a Mother
1900 John Henry Pyle Pafford, librarian, University of London
1900 Ludwig Donath, born in Vienna Austria, actor, Torn Curtain, Sirocco
1900 Robert "Lefty" Grove, baseball pitcher, 300 game winner
1898 Hal Hooker, cricketer, NSW pace bowler of 20's and 30's
1898 Jay C. Flippen, born in Little Rock, Arkansas, actor, Jet Pilot, Killing, Thunder Bay
1898 Jimmy Conzelman, NFL quarterback/coach/team owner, Chicago
1898 Jo[hanne M Bos-]Vincent, Dutch soprano, Matthaus Passion
1897 Knudage Riisager, Port Kunda Estonia, Danish composer, Quaarrtsiluni
1893 Kathleen Smoothy, housewife, last link to Siege of SIdney Street
1893 Furry Lewis, father of the blues
1891 Victor Kilian, born in Jersey City, New Jersey, actor, Gentleman's Agreement
1890 Fernand Ansseau, Belgian operator/theory, Orfeo
1887 Henri Gagnon, composer
1885 Ring Lardner, U.S., writer, You Know Me Al
1882 Guy Kibbee, born in El Paso, Texas, actor, Big Shot
1870 Oscar Straus, born in Vienna, Austria, composer, Ein Walzertraum
1852 Joseph Bayer, composer
1844 Nicolai Rimski-Korsakov, composer, Flight of the Bumble Bee, NS 3/18
1843 Artur Napoleao dos Santos, composer
1835 Charles Ewing, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1835 Ludwik Grossman, composer
1831 Friedrich C. K. von Bodelschwingh, German theologist, Home Mission
1831 Philip Henry Sheridan, born in Albany, New York, Major General, Union Army
1820 Horatio Gouverneur Wright, Major General, Union volunteers
1812 Aaron Lufkin Dennison, father of American watchmaking
1806 Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet, Sonnets from the Portuguese
1797 Gerrit Smith, American Politician
1793 Bernhard Joseph Klein, composer
1791 Anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures
1787 Joseph von Fraunhofer, born in Germany, physicist, studied Sun's spectrum
1785 Karol Kazimierz Kurpinski, composer
1779 Philipp Roth, composer
1765 Jan Kops, Dutch agronomist/vicar
1763 Jean Xavier Lefevre, composer
1761 Earl d'Andreossi, French general and member of parliament
1740 Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet, Buccolica
1724 Henry Laurens, American Politician
1710 Giuseppi Antonio Paganelli, composer
1698 John Alberti, Dutch theologist and philologist
1663 Francis Atterbury, English Politician
1619 Cyrano de Bergerac, famous nose, playwright, Voyage to the Moon
1616 Malachias Siebenhaar, composer
1615 Jan Zoet, actor, playwright and poet, Parnasssus aan 't Y
1495 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet, Opere Toscane, La Coltivazione
1492 Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory, humanist and reformer
1483 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian attorney and president of Romagna
1475 Michelangelo, painter and sculptor, David
1459 Jacob Fugger, German banker and merchant
1405 Johan II, King of Castille