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Last Updated 06-02-2020

🏆⛸Jeremy Abbott -- is 35 in the year 2020 and 36 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1985
Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete

🎭Chad Allen -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1974 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
Names/Places: LN:Lazzari
TV Shows: St. Elsewhere (as Tommy Westphall), Charlie Brown (voice), Our House (as David Witherspoon), My Two Dads (as Zach), Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman (as Sheriff Matthew Cooper)
Movie Titles: Battle for Terra, End of the Spear

🎭🎵Laurie Anderson -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1947
Movie Director, Composer, Songwriter, Singer, Violinist, American
Misc: Sophisticated artist combining music, mime, speech, graphics, film, sculpture, and slides in her compositions
Song Titles: Language is a Virus, Babydoll, Big Science, O Superman (#2 in 1981 at 8 minutes long), This is the Picture (aka Excellent Birds with Peter Gabriel)
Album Titles: Big Science, Mister Heartbreak
Video Titles: Home of the Brave

🏆🏁🏊Susanne Jean "Susie" Atwood -- is 67 in the year 2020 and 68 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1953 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

🏆🏁🏊Elena Azarova -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1973 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Russian

🏆🏌Tina (Golf) Barrett -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1966

🎭Jill Biden -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1951
Names/Places: Joe's wife

🏆🏀Matt Bullard -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1967
NBA Forward, American

🏆🎳Nelson "Bo" Burton Jr. -- is 78 in the year 2020 and 79 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1942 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Sportscaster, Bowler
Misc: Chris Schenkel's sidekick analyst on Pro Bowlers Tour
TV Shows: Pro Bowler's Tour

🎨🎵🎸Richard Butler -- is 64 in the year 2020 and 65 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1956
Painter, Songwriter, Punk Rock Singer, English
Group Names: Love Spit Love, Psychedelic Furs

🎭Ken Hudson Campbell -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1962
TV Shows: Herman's Head (as Animal, the voice of Baby Bob)
Movie Titles: Home Alone, Armageddon, Groundhog Day

🏆John Wesley Carlos -- is 75 in the year 2020 and 76 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1945
Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: 200m runner (Olympic-bronze-1968); gave black power salute

⚖💰Charles Joseph "Joe" Clark -- is 81 in the year 2020 and 82 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1939 N.S.
Prime Minister, Politician, Statesman, Businessperson, Canadian
Misc: Prime minister of Canada from June 1979 to March 1980, the 16th and youngest person ever to win the post.

🎭Abbie Cobb -- is 28 in the year 2020 and 29 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1992 N.S.
TV Shows: 90210 (as Emily), Suburgatory (as Kimantha)

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🎭Emy Coligado -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1971
TV Shows: Malcolm in the Middle (as Piama), Crossing Jordan (as Emmy)
Movie Titles: The Three Stooges (2012), Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous

🎭Amanda Crew -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1986
Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: Silicon Valley (as Monica)
Movie Titles: Final Destination 3, Sex Drive, The Age of Adaline, Charlie St. Cloud, The Haunting in Connecticut

🎭Chelsey Crisp -- is 37 in the year 2020 and 38 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1983 N.S.
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Fresh Off the Boat (as Honey)

🏆🏈Sam Darnold -- is 23 in the year 2020 and 24 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1997 N.S.
NFL Quarterback

🎵Gail Davies -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1948 N.S.
Music Producer, Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Broken Bow, OK
Misc: not b. April 4th

✍📰Margaret Drabble -- is 81 in the year 2020 and 82 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1939
Novelist, Critic, Biographer, English
Book Titles: Needle's Eye

🎵🎷Peter Erskine -- is 66 in the year 2020 and 67 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1954
Composer, Jazz Drummer
Group Names: Steps Ahead, Weather Report

🏆🏒Mike Fisher -- is 40 in the year 2020 and 41 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1980 N.S.
NHL Center, Canadian

🎭🎵Ellen Foley -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1951
Actress, Singer
TV Shows: Night Court (as Billie Young)
Movie Titles: Fatal Attraction, Toosie, Cocktail, Married to the Mob

Ken Follett -- is 71 in the year 2020 and 72 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1949
Novelist, Welsh (Wales)
Book Titles: The Eye of the Needle

🎵🎸Fuzzy Fuscaldo -- is 74 in the year 2020 and 75 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1946
Rock & Roll Performer
Group Names: Captain Beefheart

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🎵🎷Kenny G -- is 64 in the year 2020 and 65 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1956
Jazz Saxophonist
Names/Places: RLN:Gorelick
Song Titles: Don't Make Me Wait for Love, Songbird, Silhouette, We've Saved the Best for Last, Going Home, Forever in Love, By The Time This Night is Over
Album Titles: Kenny G Live, Kenny G, G Force, Gravity, Duotones, Silhouette, Breathless, The Moment, Classics in the Key of G, Paradise, At Last...The Duets Album

🎭June Gable -- is 75 in the year 2020 and 76 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1945

🎭🎮Jeff Garlin -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1962
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer/Director, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: The Goldbergs (as Murray Goldberg), Curb Your Enthusiasm (as Jeff Greene)
Movie Titles: The Rocker, The Bounty Hunter, WALL-E, Toy Story 3, Daddy Day Care
Video Games: Toy Story 3: The Video Game

🎭Joe Gatto -- is 44 in the year 2020 and 45 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1976 N.S.
Entertainment Figure, Comedian
Misc: of the comedy troupe The Tenderloins
TV Shows: Impractical Jokers (TruTV)

🏆🏒Martin Gelinas -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1970
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Hank Greenspan -- is 10 in the year 2020 and 11 in the year 2021; b.6/5/2010 N.S.
TV Shows: The Neighborhood

🎭Beth Hall -- is 62 in the year 2020 and 63 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1958 N.S.
TV Shows: Mom (as Wendy), Mad Men (as Caroline)
Movie Titles: Wild

🎭🎵Bill Hayes -- is 95 in the year 2020 and 96 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1925
Actor, Pop Crooner
Names/Places: b. in Harvey, IL; Susan Seaforth's husband
Song Titles: Davy Crockett
TV Shows: Your Show of Shows

🎭Leslie Hendrix -- is 60 in the year 2020 and 61 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1960
TV Shows: Law & Order (as Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers also on Law and Order: Criminal Intent)
Movie Titles: Sweet Home Alabama, Arthur (2011)

🎭🎵Gillian Hills -- is 74 in the year 2020 and 75 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1946
Actress, Singer, Egyptian
Movie Titles: Blow-up, A Clockwork Orange

🎭Scott Powell Holroyd -- is 45 in the year 2020 and 46 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1975
Actor, Producer

🏆🏈Torry Holt -- is 44 in the year 2020 and 45 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1976
NFL Wide Receiver

🎵Brett James -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1968
Music Producer, Songwriter, Country Singer

🏆🏈Robert Kraft -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1941 N.S.
NFL Owner
Sports Teams: New England Patriots

✍🎭Nick Kroll -- is 42 in the year 2020 and 43 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1978 N.S.
Comedy Writer, Comic Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: The Life and Times of Tim (as Stu), The League, Kroll Show, Children's Hospital
Movie Titles: Sausage Party

🏆🏒André Lacroix -- is 75 in the year 2020 and 76 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1945
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆⚾Ray Lankford -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1967
MLB Outfielder
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals, San Diego Padres

Brandon Thomas Lee -- is 24 in the year 2020 and 25 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1996
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Pamela Lee and Tommy's son

🎵Seb Lefebvre -- is 39 in the year 2020 and 40 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1981
Group Names: Simple Plan

🏆⛸Yulia Lipnitskaya -- is 22 in the year 2020 and 23 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1998 N.S.
Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete, Russian

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🎭Ron Livingston -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1967 N.S.
Actor, Producer
Movie Titles: Boardwalk Empire, Band of Brothers, Office Space, The Conjuring, Swingers, The 5th Wave

🎭Sophie Lowe -- is 30 in the year 2020 and 31 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1990
Actress, Director
TV Shows: Once Upon a Time in Wonderland

🎵🎸Mags -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1964
Rock & Roll Performer
Group Names: Fuzzbox

🎵🎸Michael "Nicko" McBain -- is 68 in the year 2020 and 69 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1952 N.S.
Heavy Metal Drummer, English
Misc: some say b. 1954 or Jun 6
Group Names: Iron Maiden

🎵Brian McKnight -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1969
Arranger, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer

🎵Harrison Mills -- is 31 in the year 2020 and 32 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1989 N.S.
Electronica Performer
Group Names: Odesza

🎭Galilea Montijo -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1973 N.S.
TV Hostess, Mexican
TV Shows: Hoy and El gran show de los Peques

✍📰⚖🎭Bill Moyers -- is 86 in the year 2020 and 87 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1934
Hall of Famer, Author, Newscaster, Journalist, Commentator, Minister, Government Official, TV Host, TV Producer
Names/Places: b. in Hugo, OK; MN:Don
Misc: press secretary of President Lyndon Baines Johnson
TV Shows: CBS, PBS, Bill Moyers Journal

🎵Claus Norreen -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1970
Music Producer, Songwriter, Pop Keyboardist, Danish (Denmark)
Group Names: Aqua

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✍📰🎭Suze Orman -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1951
Author, Economist, TV Hostess
Misc: Financial guru

🏆⚾Russ Ortiz -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1974
MLB Pitcher, American

🎵🎸P-Nut -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1974
Modern Rock Musician
Group Names: 311

🏆🏈Vaughn Parker -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1971
NFL Player

🎭Howard Platt -- is 82 in the year 2020 and 83 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1938
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Sanford & Son (as Off. 'Hoppy' Hopkins), Flying High, Empire
Movie Titles: The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (TV movie), Westworld, The Rock, The Lucky Ones, Vegas Vacation

🎭Navi Rawat -- is 43 in the year 2020 and 44 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1977
TV Shows: Numbers (as Amita Ramanujan)
Movie Titles: House of Sand and Fog, Feast, Thoughtcrimes

🎵Donald "Don" Reid -- is 75 in the year 2020 and 76 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1945 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Country Singer
Group Names: The Statler Brothers

Rick Riordan -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1964 N.S.
Book Titles: Percy Jackson & the Olympians (pentalogy), The Kane Chronicles (trilogy), The Heroes of Olympus (pentalogy) The Maze of Bones, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard (trilogy), Tres Navarre (series), The Trials of Apollo (pentalogy)

🎭Karen Sillas -- is 57 in the year 2020 and 58 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1963
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. Brooklyn
TV Shows: Under Suspicion (as Rose "Phil" Phillips)

🏆⚾Bill Spiers -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1966
MLB Player

🎵🎸Eric Stacy -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1964 N.S.
Heavy Metal Bassist
Group Names: Champagne, Bubble, The Liberators, Supercool, Faster Pussycat

✍🎭🏆Nancy Stafford -- is 66 in the year 2020 and 67 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1954
Author, Actress, Producer, Beauty Pagent Winner, Model
Misc: Miss Florida 1977
TV Shows: Sidekicks (as Patricia Blake), St. Elsewhere (as Joan Halloran), Matlock (as Michelle Thomas)

⛪🎵🎸Freddie Stone -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1947
Hall of Famer, Pastor, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Dallas, TX; aka Freddie Stewart
Misc: some say b. in 1946
Group Names: Sly & the Family Stone

🏆⚽Rachel Elizabeth Unitt -- is 38 in the year 2020 and 39 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1982 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English

🎭🎵Mark Wahlberg -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1971
Movie Actor, Producer, Rapper
Names/Places: Donnie's brother; RN:Mark Robert Wahlberg; aka Marky Mark on 1990s records
Group Names: Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch
Movie Titles: Boogie Nights, Three Kings, The Perfect Storm, Planet of the Apes, The Italian Job, I Love Huckabees, Invincible, The Departed, The Happening, Max Payne

🎭Liza Weil -- is 43 in the year 2020 and 44 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1977
TV Shows: Gilmore Girls (as Paris Geller), How to Get Away with Murder (as Bonnie Winterbottom)

🎵🎸Pete Wentz -- is 41 in the year 2020 and 42 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1979
Lyricist, Singer, Alternative Rock Bassist
Group Names: Fall Out Boy

🎵Michael Winans -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1959
Gospel Singer
Group Names: The Winans

🎭🎮🎵Marc Worden -- is 44 in the year 2020 and 45 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1976
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Singer, Canadian
TV Shows: All-New Mickey Mouse Club 90s
Movie Titles: The Invincible Iron Man, Ultimate Avengers (series), Pirates of Silicon Valley
Video Games: Blade Runner, Combat Flight Simulator 2, Skylanders (series), Batman: Arkham Knight, Infinite Crisis, Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, Grand Theft Auto V, Halo Wars, Marvel Heroes, Final Fantasy Type-O HD

🎵Chad Worden -- is 36 in the year 2020 and 37 in the year 2021; b.6/5/1984
Pop Singer
TV Shows: The All-New Mickey Mouse Club

🎭John Abbott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1905 d.5/24/1996 (90)
Movie Actor, English

John Couch Adams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1819 N.S. d.1/21/1892 N.S. (72)
Astronomer, Mathematician, English
Misc: co-discoverer of Neptune

🏆Karin Balzer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1938 N.S. d.12/17/2019 N.S. (81)
Olympic Athlete, Track and Field, German
Names/Places: aka Karin Richert
Misc: hurdler (Olympic-gold-1968)

Ruth Benedict -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1887 d.9/17/1948 (61)

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🎭Mary Kay Bergman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1961 d.11/11/1999 (38)
Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: South Park

🎭Sam Bernard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1863 d.5/16/1927 (63)
Movie/Stage Actor, English

🎨Blackbear Bosin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1921 d.8/9/1980 (59)
Designer, Painter, Sculptor, Native American

🎭William Lawrence Boyd -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1895 d.9/12/1972 (77)
TV/Movie Actor, Movie Producer
Names/Places: b. in Cambridge, OH
Misc: some say b. 1898
TV Shows: Hopalong Cassidy (star)

💰John H. Breck -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1877 d.2/16/1965 (87)
Misc: founded Breck shampoo empire

🎖🏆⚾Lou Brissie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1924 d.11/25/2013 (89)
Hero, MLB Pitcher

🏆David Greig "Skippy" Browning Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1931 N.S. d.3/13/1956 N.S. (24)
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American

🎵Floyd Butler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1937 d.4/29/1990 (52)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Friends of Distinction, The 5th Dimension

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🏆⚾John "Happy Jack" Chesbro -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1874 N.S. d.11/6/1931 N.S. (57)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: MN:Dwight
Misc: won 41 games in 1904
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates (1899-1902), New York Highlanders (1903-1909), Boston Red Sox (1909)

Thomas Chippendale -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1718 J-LD or 6/16/1718 N.S. d.11/13/1779 N.S. (61)
Inventor, English
Misc: Cabinet maker; furniture (nude?)

🎨Matteo Civitali -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1436 d.??/??/1501
Architect, Sculptor, Italian

Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1884 N.S. d.8/27/1969 N.S. (85)
Novelist, English

🎭Jacques Demy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1931 d.10/27/1990 (59)
Director, French

🏆⚽Peter Doherty -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1913 d.4/6/1990 (76)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Soccer Manager, Northern Ireland

🏆🏈Art Donovan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1924 N.S. d.8/4/2013 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive
Names/Places: NN: The Bulldog
Misc: AFL/NFL defensive tackle
Sports Teams: Baltimore Colts (1950, 1953-1961), New York Yanks (1951), Dallas Texans (1952)

🎵Ronnie Dyson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1950 N.S. d.11/10/1990 N.S. (40)
Soul Singer

🎵🎷Kurt Edelhagen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1920 d.2/8/1982 (61)
Bandleader, Jazz Musician

🎵Frank Esler-Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1948 d.3/1/1991 (42)
Keyboardist, English
Group Names: Air Supply

🎵🎸Tom Evans -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1947 N.S. d.11/19/1983 N.S. (36)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Bassist, Keyboardist, Rock & Roll Performer, English
Group Names: Badfinger

🎨Salvatore Ferragamo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1898 d.8/7/1960 (62)
Fashion Designer, Italian
Misc: shoe designer

🎭Warren Frost -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1925 N.S. d.2/17/2017 N.S. (91)
TV Shows: Matlock (as Billy Lewis), Twin Peaks (as Dr. Will Hayward), Seinfeld (as Mr. Ross in five episodes)

Dennis Gabor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1900 N.S. d.2/9/1979 N.S. (78)
Scientist, Engineer, Inventor, Hungarian
Misc: of holography (3D laser photography)

🎖Pat Garrett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1850 N.S. d.2/29/1908 N.S. (57)
Misc: Old West Lawman, Bartender, Customs Agent; was known as the man who killed Billy the Kid.

🎭Nicolette Goulet -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1956 N.S. d.4/17/2008 N.S. (51)

🎭Spaulding Gray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1941 d.1/10/2004 (62)
Misc: Jan 10, 2004 is the day he was last seen alive. He was found dead March 6 or 7th that year. No actual date of death was determined in the news article.

Edward James -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1908 N.S. d.3/6/1995 N.S. (86)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Comedy Writer
TV Shows: Leave It To Beaver, The Addams Family, Petticoat Junction, F Troop

🎭🎵Stan Jones -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1914 d.12/13/1963 (49)
Actor, Songwriter
Song Titles: Ghost Riders in the Sky (composer)
TV Shows: Sheriff of Cochise (as Dep. Olson)

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🏆⚾Eddie Joost -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1916 d.4/12/2011 (94)
MLB Manager, MLB Player, MLB Shortstop

✍📰Alfred Kazin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1915 d.6/5/1998 (83)
Critic, Editor, Teacher

🏆🏀Frank William "Menty" Keaney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1886 N.S. d.10/10/1967 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Coach
Misc: the architect of modern "run and shoot" basketball and the inventor of the fast break.
Sports Teams: Rhode Island State College (coach 1920-1948)

⚛📰John Maynard Keynes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1883 d.4/21/1946 (62)
Mathematician, Journalist, Economist, English, Gay
Names/Places: b. in Cambridge; 1st Baron of Tilton

🎭Robert Lansing -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1928 N.S. d.10/23/1994 N.S. (66)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in San Diego; RLN:Howell Brown; Emily McLaughlin's ex-
Misc: some say b. in 1929
TV Shows: 87th Precinct, Twelve O'Clock High (as Brig. Gen. Frank Savage), The Man Who Never Was, Automan, The Equalizer (as Control)

✍🎭Federico García Lorca -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1898 N.S. d.8/19/1936 N.S. (38)
Poet, Playwright, Stage Director, Spanish

🏆🥊Earl Gray McCready -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1905 N.S. d.12/9/1983 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Olympic Athlete

🏆🏈Marion Motley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1920 d.6/27/1999 (79)
Hall of Famer, NFL Runningback, NFL Fullback
Misc: all-time leading AAFC rusher; rushed for over 4,700 yards and 31 TDs for Cleveland Browns (1946-53).
Sports Teams: Cleveland Browns (1946-1953), Pittsburgh Steelers (1955)

🏆🥊Oscar Mathaeus "Battling" Nelson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1882 N.S. d.2/7/1954 N.S. (71)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Danish (Denmark)

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🏆🏁Raymond Parks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1914 d.6/20/2010 (96)
Hall of Famer, Racing Figure
Misc: not a racer but in the Motorsports Hall of Fame and NASCAR Hall of Fame; the owner of Red Byron's car which won NASCAR's first Strictly Stock championship in 1949.

🏆🏒Bob Probert -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1965 d.7/5/2010 (45)
NHL Forward, Canadian

🎭Margaret Rawlings -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1906 d.5/19/1996 (89)
Movie Titles: Roman Holiday

🎭Tony Richardson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1928 d.11/14/1991 (63)
Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director, Stage Director, English
Names/Places: Natasha's dad, Vanessa Redgrave's ex-

Anastasia Romanov -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1901 Ju-1 or 6/18/1901 N.S. d.7/17/1918 N.S. (17)
Celebrity Daughter, Russian
Names/Places: aka Anna Anderson; alleged daughter of Czar Nicholas II of Russia
Misc: the impostor died in 1984

🎨✍Richard Scarry -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1919 d.4/30/1994 (74)
Illustrator, Children's Author
Misc: or d. May 3?

🎭Bill Sellars -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1925 N.S. d.12/19/2018 N.S. (93)
TV Producer/Director
TV Shows: All Creatures Great and Small (producer), Doctor Who (early version director)

✍📰Adam Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1723 J-LD or 6/16/1723 N.S. d.7/17/1790 N.S. (67)
Author, Philosopher, Economist, Scottish
Names/Places: RN:George J. Goodman
Misc: Wealth Of Nations

⚛💰Paul Soros -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1926 d.6/15/2013 (87)
Engineer, Businessperson, Philanthropist, Hungarian
Misc: a successful innovator in shipping

✍🎵Igor Stravinsky -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1882 Ju-1 or 6/17/1882 N.S. d.4/6/1971 N.S. (88)
Author, Composer, Russian
Names/Places: b. near Leningrad; d. in New York City
Song Titles: The Rite Of Spring

🎭Herb Vigran -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1910 d.11/29/1986 (76)

🎖"Pancho" Villa -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1878 d.7/20/1923 (45)
Revolutionary, Hero, Outlaw, Mexican
Names/Places: RN:Doroteo Arango
Misc: Bandit

🎭Daniel Von Bargen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1950 d.3/1/2015 (64)
TV Shows: Malcolm in the Middle (as Commandant Edwin Spangler)

Bushrod Washington -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/5/1762 N.S. d.11/26/1829 N.S. (67)
Supreme Court Justice
Names/Places: George's nephew
Misc: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court 1798-1829

✍📰Joseph Altsheler -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1862 d.6/5/1919 (57)
Writer, Journalist

🏆Harry Babcock -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/15/1890 N.S. d.6/5/1965 N.S. (74)
Olympic Athlete, Pole Vaulter, Track and Field, American

🎭🎵Don Bowman -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/26/1937 d.6/5/2013 (75)
Comedian, Radio Disc Jock, Country Singer

Ray Douglas Bradbury -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/22/1920 d.6/5/2012 (91)
Sci-fi Writer
Names/Places: b. in Waukegan, IL
Misc: Stan Freberg's best friend; His highly imaginative science-fiction stories blended social criticism with an awareness of the hazards of runaway technology.
Book Titles: Fahrenheit 451, Martian Chronicles, Illustrated Man

Jerome Seymour Bruner -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/1/1915 d.6/5/2016 N.S. (100)
Psychologist, Educator

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Thornton Waldo Burgess -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/17/1874 N.S. d.6/5/1965 N.S. (91)
Book Titles: Peter Rabbitt

Olivia "Livy" Langdon Clemens -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/27/1845 N.S. d.6/5/1904 N.S. (58)
Celebrity Spouse
Names/Places: Mark Twain's wife

Roger Cotes -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/10/1682 J-LD d.6/5/1716 J-LD (33)
Astronomer, Mathematician, English

Stephen Crane -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/1/1871 d.6/5/1900 (28)
Novelist, Poet
Book Titles: The Red Badge of Courage

💰🎵Donald "Don" Davis -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1938 N.S. d.6/5/2014 N.S. (75)
Hall of Famer, Banker, Music Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist

🏆🏁🏊Clara "Clare" Dennis -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/7/1916 N.S. d.6/5/1971 N.S. (55)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian
Names/Places: aka Clare Dennis then Clare Golding

💰Francis Drexel -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/7/1792 d.6/5/1863 (71)
Financier, Banker

🎭Robert (Game Show) Earle -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/5/1926 N.S. d.6/5/2019 N.S. (93)
Game Show Host
TV Shows: G.E. College Bowl (moderator)

🎵"Sleepy" John Estes -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/25/1899 N.S. or 1/25/1900 N.S. d.6/5/1977 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Blues Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: MN:Adam

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🎭William Farnum -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1876 d.6/5/1953 (76)
Movie Actor
Names/Places: Dustin's brother
Misc: silent screen

Georges Feydeau -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/8/1862 N.S. d.6/5/1921 N.S. (58)
Playwright, French

🎵Clyde Forsman -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/7/1915 d.6/5/2009 (94)
Group Names: Those Darn Accordions!

🎵Orlando Gibbons -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/25/1583 J-LD d.6/5/1625 J-LD (41)
Composer, English

🏆🎾Bryan "Bitsy" Grant -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/25/1909 N.S. d.6/5/1986 N.S. (76)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

🏆⚾Eric Eugene Gregg -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/18/1951 d.6/5/2006 (55)
MLB Umpire

🎵Mildred J. Hill -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/27/1859 N.S. d.6/5/1916 N.S. (56)
Composer, Musician
Misc: Schoolteacher; changed the Hill sisters song Good Morning To You into Happy Birthday To You

🎵🎸Jimmy Hodder -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/17/1947 d.6/5/1990 (42)
Rock & Roll Drummer
Misc: b. Dec 16?
Group Names: Steely Dan

⚛💰George Hormel -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/4/1860 d.6/5/1946 (85)
Inventor, Businessperson
Misc: invented the first canned ham & chili; Hormel Meat Packing Co. founder

🎨Jay Irving -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/3/1900 N.S. d.6/5/1970 N.S. (69)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
TV Shows: Draw Me A Laugh

💰🏆⚾Richard Jacobs -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/16/1925 d.6/5/2009 (83)
Philanthropist, MLB Owner
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians (owner)

✍🎭Richard Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/30/1927 d.6/5/2015 (87)
Writer, Actor, Producer, English
Movie Titles: The Haunting

🎭🎵Ish Kabbible -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/19/1908 d.6/5/1994 (86)
Comedian, Cornetist
Names/Places: RN:Merwyn A. Bogue
Misc: some sources say b. 1897 or 1906
Group Names: Kay Kyser Group

✍📰Alfred Kazin -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/5/1915 d.6/5/1998 (83)
Critic, Editor, Teacher

🏆Paul Keres -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1916 d.6/5/1975 (59)
Chess Player, Estonian
Misc: chess grandmaster, three times chess champion of the U.S.S.R., three times European champion, and the winner of four world chess Olympiads.

👑King Louis X Of France -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/4/1289 J-LD d.6/5/1316 J-LD (26)
Names/Places: NN:The Headstrong
Misc: ruled France from 1314 and king of Navarre from 1305 to 1314

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✍📰Max Lerner -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/20/1902 d.6/5/1992 (89)
Writer, Journalist, Columnist, Educator, Russian
Misc: New York Post

💰Louis Liggett -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/4/1875 d.6/5/1946 (71)
Misc: founded Rexall, chairman of the United Drug Company

✍📰J. Anthony Lukas -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/25/1933 d.6/5/1997 (64)
Author, Journalist
Misc: won two Pulitzer Prizes for writing about social upheavals of the 1960s and '70s; d. suicide

🎭Colette Marchand -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1925 d.6/5/2015 (90)
Actress, French

⚛📰Charles Marvin -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/7/1858 d.6/5/1943 (84)
Inventor, Weatherman
Misc: the clinometer that figures height of clouds over airports

🎭Laurence Naismith -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/14/1908 d.6/5/1992 (83)
Movie Actor, English
Movie Titles: Diamonds Are Forever, Scrooge

🎭Jeanette Nolan -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/30/1911 d.6/5/1998 (86)
Names/Places: John McIntire's wife
TV Shows: The Virginian (as Holly Grainger), Dirty Sally (as Sally Fergus), Richard Boone Show

William Sidney Porter -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/11/1862 d.6/5/1910 (48)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, American
Names/Places: aka O. Henry

✍📰Sylvia Porter -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/18/1913 d.6/5/1991 (77)
Author, Journalist, Publisher, Columnist, Economist
Names/Places: RLN:Feldman; d. June 6?
Misc: Financial writer, tax expert

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🎵🎸Dee Dee Ramone -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/18/1952 d.6/5/2002 (49)
Hall of Famer, Guitarist, Punk Rock Bassist
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Douglas Colvin
Group Names: The Ramones

⚖🎭Ronald Reagan -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/6/1911 d.6/5/2004 (93)
Hall of Famer, President, Governor, Movie Actor, TV Host
Names/Places: b. in Tampico, IL; MN:Wilson; Jane Wyman then Nancy Davis's husband
Misc: 40th U.S. President 1981-89; most parodied voice of the 80s; in the NAB Broadcasting and Sporscasters Halls of Fame.
TV Shows: GE Theater (actor/host), Death Valley Days (host)
Movie Titles: Knute Rockne-All American, Bedtime For Bonzo

🎭Peter Sallis -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/1/1921 N.S. d.6/5/2017 N.S. (96)
Cartoon Voice Actor, Director, English
TV Shows: Last of the Summer Wine (as Clegg)
Movie Titles: Wallace and Gromit (series)

🎭Vito Scotti -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/26/1918 d.6/5/1996 (78)
Misc: some say was 88
TV Shows: The Flying Nun (as Police Capt. Gaspar Formento), Barefoot in the Park

🎨Kate Spade -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/24/1962 N.S. d.6/5/2018 N.S. (55)

🎭🎵John "Lonzo" Sullivan -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/7/1917 N.S. d.6/5/1967 N.S. (49)
Comedian, Country-Novelty Performer
Misc: of the Grand Ole Opry's Lonzo and Oscar comedy duo

🏆🎾Bill Tilden -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/10/1893 d.6/5/1953 (60)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Gay
Names/Places: RFN:William Tatem II
Misc: U.S. singles champ 7X's; played on 11 Davis Cup teams

🎭🎵🎷Mel Torme -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/13/1925 d.6/5/1999 (73)
TV/Movie Actor, Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Songwriter, Drummer, Pianist, Jazz Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; NN:The 'Velvet Fog' singer; RN:Melvin Howard
Song Titles: The Christmas Song (penned for Nat King Cole)
TV Shows: Night Court (as himself, occasional)

🎵🎸Conway Twitty -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/1/1933 N.S. d.6/5/1993 N.S. (59)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist, Rockabilly Singer
Names/Places: b. in Friars Point, Mississippi; RN:Harold Lloyd Jenkins
Misc: charted 54 #1 pop & country hits; founded Twitty City, switched to country in 1965

Barry Unsworth -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/10/1930 d.6/5/2012 (81)
Novelist, British

🎵🎷Ernie Wilkins -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/20/1922 d.6/5/1999 (76)
Arranger, Reeds, Jazz Saxophonist

🎭Katherine Woodville -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/12/1938 d.6/5/2013 (75)
Actress, British

📰Robert Wussler -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/8/1936 d.6/5/2010 (73)
Misc: co-founder of CNN

Samuel W. Yorty -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/1/1909 d.6/5/1998 (88)
Misc: Mayor of Los Angeles

🎵Karl Maria von Weber -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/18/1786 N.S. or 11/19/1786 N.S. d.6/5/1826 N.S. (39)
Composer, Guitarist, Pianist, Conductor, German
Names/Places: MN:Friedrich Ernst
Misc: romantic school founder; approximate dates of birth and death; New World Encyclopedia states b. 11/18 and d. 6/5

Socrates -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.5/12/470BC or 6/4/470BC or 6/5/468BC d.5/7/399BC
Philosopher, Greek, Gay
Misc: d. Mar 5?

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Today is Fri Jun the 5 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 157 of the year
Serialnumber = 43975
Julian date = 2458994 O.S.= 5 - 23 - 2020



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AIDS Day (1981)
International Volunteers Week (Day 5)
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Astrological Sign: Gemini: The Twins (5-21 thru 6-21); Ruling Planet: Mercury. Element: Air. Traits: Mentally active, talkative, versatile. Body part associated with this sign: The arms. Occupations: Crafts, communications, work dealing with intricate problems, sales, small businesses.
Astrological Sign: Cancer: The Crab (6-22 thru 7-21); Ruling Planet: Moon. Element: Water. Traits: Maternal, compassionate, thrifty. Body part associated with this sign: The breast. Occupations: Raising children, animals, or plants, history, antiques, caring for the elderly.
Full Moon: the Wild Strawberry Moon and the Dyad (pair) Moon, Mead Moon, Hot Moon, Rose Moon
June's name comes from the Latin word juniores, or youths.
Gems: The pearl, moonstone and alexandrite
Flowers: The rose and honeysuckle
Meanings: the sentimental meaning of the pearl and moonstone is for purity, and the rose and the honeysuckle are for love and devotion.
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