June 7

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Birthdays


Beau Brummel (George Bryan Brummell) 1778 - Arbiter of men's fashion in Regency England


Paul Gauguin (Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin) 1848 - Post-Impressionist artist, painter, sculptor


Jessica Tandy 1909 - Actress


Virginia Apgar 1909 - Physician that specialized in anesthesia


Dean Martin (Dino Paul Crocetti) 1917 - Singer, actor ("The Dean Martin Show", "Rio Bravo", "Young Lions")


Gwendolyn Brooks 1917 - Writer


Ray Scherer 1919 - Newsman, White House correspondent


Charles Strouse 1928 - Composer, lyricist


James Ivory 1928 - Director


Randolph Turpin (Randolph Adolphus "Randy" Turpin) 1928 - Boxer known as the Leamington Larruper,


Dolores Gray 1930 - Actress


Virginia McKenna 1931 - Actress


Wynn Stewart 1934 - Country musician


Bert Sugar 1936 - Boxing journalist


Tom Jones 1940 - Singer


Kenneth Osmond 1943 - Actor, Los Angeles police officer, known for his role as Eddie Haskell in the original "Leave It To Beaver" television series


Nikki Giovanni (Yolande Cornelia "Nikki" Giovanni) 1943 - Poet, activist, author


Jenny Jones 1946 - TV talk show host


Anne Twomey 1951 - Actress


Liam Neeson 1952 - Actor ("Taken" movie series, "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace")


Colleen Camp 1953 - Actress


Johnny Clegg 1953 - Singer, songwriter


Louise Erdrich 1954 - Author


William Forsythe 1955 - Actor


L.A. Reid 1956 - Record producer


Prince (Prince Rogers Nelson) 1958 - Musician, actor ("Purple Rain", "Sign 'O' the Times", "Under the Cherry Moon")
Today in Prince History


Gordon Gano 1963 - Musician (The Violent Femmes)


Ecstacy 1964 - Musician (Whodini)


Eric Kretz 1966 - Musician (Stone Temple Pilots)


David Navarro (David Michael "Dave" Navarro) 1967 - Guitarist (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Jane's Addiction)


Helen Baxendale (Helen Victoria Baxendale) 1970 - Actress ("Cold Feet")


Mike Madano 1970 - Hockey player (Dallas Stars, Minnesota North Stars)


Allen Iverson 1975 - Basketball player


Bill Hader 1978 - Actor, comedian ("Saturday Night Live")


Anna Torv 1979 - Actress ("Fringe")


Larisa Oleynik (Larisa Romanovna Oleynik) 1981 - Actress


Anna Kournikova 1981 - Tennis player


Michael Cera 1988 - Actor ("Juno," "Superbad")


Iggy Azalea (Amethyst Amelia Kelly) 1990 - Rapper, model


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