June 6

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Birthdays


Pierre Corneille 1606 - Dramatist


Nathan Hale 1755 - Soldier for Continental Army during American Revolutionary War, considered to be America's first spy, known for his famous quote "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."


John Trumbull 1756 - Artist during the American Revolutionary War period


Alexander Pushkin (Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin) 1799 - Russian author and poet


Thomas Mann 1875 - German novelist, short story writer, social critic


Ted Lewis (Theodore Leopold Friedman) 1892 - Musician, bandleader, singer


Walter Abel 1898 - Actor


Aram Khachaturian 1903 - Composer


Tom Ryan 1926 - Writer, artist


David Scott (David Randolph Scott) 1932 - NASA astronaut and engineer


Billie Whitelaw (Billie Honor Whitelaw) 1932 - Actress


Roy Innis 1934 - Civil rights activist


Levi Stubbs 1936 - Musician (Four Tops)


Gary U.S. Bonds (Gary Levone Anderson) 1939 - Singer


Joe Stampley 1943 - Country singer


Monty Alexander (Montgomery Bernard Alexander) 1944 - Musician


Peter Albin 1944 - Musician (Big Brother and the Holding Company)


David Dukes 1945 - Actor


Ada Kok 1947 - Swimmer


Robert Englund (Robert Barton Englund) 1948 - Actor, best known for player the character of Freddy Krueger


Harvey Fierstein 1954 - Actor, playwright


Sandra Bernhard 1955 - Comedian, singer, actress


Bjorn Borg 1956 - Tennis player


Jimmy Jam (James Samuel "Jimmy Jam" Harris III) 1959 - Songwriter, producer (Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis)


Amanda Pays 1959 - Actress


Steve Vai 1960 - Guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, actor


Sean Yseult 1966 - Musician (White Zombie)


Max Casella 1967 - Actor ("The Sopranos," "Doogie Howser, M.D.")


Damion Hall 1968 - Musician (Guy), also known as "Crazy Legs"


Staci Keenan 1975 - Actress


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