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History Births on June 03

Igor Shafarevich
Igor Shafarevich, Russian mathematician and theorist (d. 2017)


Hans Kroes
Hans Kroes, Dutch swimmer


Georg von Békésy
Georg von Békésy, Hungarian-American biophysicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1972)


Thomas Winning
Thomas Winning, Scottish cardinal (d. 2001)


Werner Arber
Werner Arber, Swiss microbiologist and geneticist, Nobel Prize laureate


Deniece Williams
Deniece Williams, American singer-songwriter


?ukasz Teodorczyk
Lukasz Teodorczyk, Polish footballer


Julie Gayet
Julie Gayet, French actress


Edith McGuire
Edith McGuire, American sprinter and educator


Billy Powell
Billy Powell, American keyboard player and songwriter (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (d. 2009)


Abbas Zandi
Abbas Zandi, Iranian wrestler (d. 2017)


James Hutton
James Hutton, Scottish geologist and physician (d. 1797)


?ukasz Piszczek
?ukasz Piszczek, Polish footballer


Frederick VIII of Denmark
Frederick VIII of Denmark (d. 1912)


George Fernandes
George Fernandes, Indian journalist and politician, Minister of Defence for India


Torsten Wiesel
Torsten Wiesel, Swedish neurophysiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate


Lyfe Jennings
Lyfe Jennings, American singer-songwriter and producer


Manfred Mölgg
Manfred Mölgg, Italian skier


João Manuel, Prince of Portugal
João Manuel, Prince of Portugal (d. 1554)


Johan Jongkind
Johan Jongkind, Dutch painter (d. 1891)


Garret Hobart
Garret Hobart, American lawyer and politician, 24th Vice President of the United States (d. 1899)


Lindy Remigino
Lindy Remigino, American runner and coach


Zhang Xueliang
Zhang Xueliang, Chinese general and warlord (d. 2001)


Leo Gorcey
Leo Gorcey, American actor (d. 1969)


Lili St. Cyr
Lili St. Cyr, American dancer (d. 1999)


Manuel Belgrano
Manuel Belgrano, Argentinian economist, lawyer, and politician (d. 1820)


Jan Reker
Jan Reker, Dutch footballer and manager


Katie Hoff
Katie Hoff, American swimmer


Jamie McMurray
Jamie McMurray, American race car driver


Walter Robins
Walter Robins, English cricketer and footballer (d. 1968)


Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa
Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Bahranian king (d. 1999)


Dean Pay
Dean Pay, Australian rugby league player and coach


Charles R. Drew
Charles R. Drew, American physician and surgeon (d. 1950)


Colin Meads
Colin Meads, New Zealand rugby player and coach (d. 2017)


Allen Ginsberg
Allen Ginsberg, American poet (d. 1997)


Dagmar Neubauer
Dagmar Neubauer, German sprinter


Flora MacDonald (politician)
Flora MacDonald, Canadian banker and politician, 10th Canadian Minister of Communications (d. 2015)


Paul Rotha
Paul Rotha, English director and producer (d. 1984)


Tom Burns (bishop)
Thomas Burns, British bishop


Pietro Paolini
Pietro Paolini, Italian painter (d. 1681)


Charles II, Archduke of Austria
Charles II, Archduke of Austria (d. 1590)


R. G. D. Allen
R. G. D. Allen, English economist, mathematician, and statistician (d. 1983)


Chuck Barris
Chuck Barris, American game show host and producer (d. 2017)


Lawrence Lessig
Lawrence Lessig, American lawyer, academic, and author, founded the Creative Commons


Masami Nagasawa
Masami Nagasawa, Japanese actress


Mikhail Larionov
Mikhail Larionov, Russian painter and set designer (d. 1964)


César, Duke of Vendôme
César, Duke of Vendôme, French nobleman (d. 1665)


David Gregory (mathematician)
David Gregory, Scottish-English mathematician and astronomer (d. 1708)


Billy Cunningham
Billy Cunningham, American basketball player and coach


Maurice Evans (actor)
Maurice Evans, English actor (d. 1989)


Theodore Robinson
Theodore Robinson, American painter and academic (d. 1896)


Colleen Dewhurst
Colleen Dewhurst, Canadian-American actress (d. 1991)


Suzi Quatro
Suzi Quatro, American-English singer-songwriter, bass player, producer, and actress


Sami Vatanen
Sami Vatanen, Finnish ice hockey defenceman


Michael Clarke (musician)
Michael Clarke, American drummer (d. 1993)


James Purefoy
James Purefoy, English actor


Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker, French actress, singer, and dancer; French Resistance operative (d. 1975)


Hale Irwin
Hale Irwin, American golfer and architect


Papiss Cissé
Papiss Cissé, Senegalese footballer


Mario Götze
Mario Götze, German footballer


Forbes Carlile
Forbes Carlile, Australian pentathlete and coach (d. 2016)


Boots Randolph
Boots Randolph, American saxophonist and composer (d. 2007)


David Richards (motorsport)
David Richards, Welsh entrepreneur and businessman (Prodrive)


Susannah Constantine
Susannah Constantine, English fashion designer, journalist, and author


Kerry King
Kerry King, American guitarist and songwriter


Alla Nazimova
Alla Nazimova, Ukrainian-American actress, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1945)


Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby, American actress and screenwriter (d. 1999)


Paulette Goddard
Paulette Goddard, American actress and model (d. 1990)


Willem van Mieris
Willem van Mieris, Dutch painter (d. 1747)


Ransom E. Olds
Ransom E. Olds, American businessman, founded Oldsmobile and REO Motor Car Company (d. 1950)


Bogislaw X, Duke of Pomerania
Bogislaw X, Duke of Pomerania (1474-1523) (d. 1523)


Larry Probst
Larry Probst, American businessman


Imbi Paju
Imbi Paju, Estonian-Finnish journalist and author


Otto Loewi
Otto Loewi, German-American pharmacologist and psychobiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1961)


Kelly Jones
Kelly Jones, Welsh singer-songwriter and guitarist


Raoul Dufy
Raoul Dufy, French painter and illustrator (d. 1953)


Giovanni di Cosimo de' Medici
Giovanni di Cosimo de' Medici, Italian noble (d. 1463)


Tony Curtis
Tony Curtis, American actor (d. 2010)


Micah Kogo
Micah Kogo, Kenyan runner


Eddy Ottoz
Eddy Ottoz, Italian hurdler and coach


Otto Erich Hartleben
Otto Erich Hartleben, German poet and playwright (d. 1905)


Christian Malcolm
Christian Malcolm, Welsh sprinter


George V
George V of the United Kingdom (d. 1936)


Jean-Pierre Jaussaud
Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, French race car driver


Frédéric François
Frédéric François, Belgian-Italian singer-songwriter


Dakota Staton
Dakota Staton, American singer (d. 2007)


Anderson Cooper
Anderson Cooper, American journalist and author


Rudy Demotte
Rudy Demotte, Belgian politician, 8th Minister-President of the Walloon Region


Vivian Woodward
Vivian Woodward, English footballer and soldier (d. 1954)


Michael Moore (British politician)
Michael Moore, British accountant and politician, Secretary of State for Scotland


José Molina (baseball)
Jose Molina, Puerto Rican-American baseball player


Serhiy Rebrov
Serhiy Rebrov, Ukrainian footballer and manager


Ignaz Fränzl
Ignaz Fränzl, German violinist and composer (d. 1811)


Françoise Arnoul
Françoise Arnoul, Algerian-French actress


Jan Peerce
Jan Peerce, American tenor and actor (d. 1984)


Yelena Isinbayeva
Yelena Isinbayeva, Russian pole vaulter


Tomáš Verner
Tomáš Verner, Czech ice skater


Nikos Chatzis
Nikos Chatzis, Greek basketball player


Christos Verelis
Christos Verelis, Greek politician, Greek Minister of Transport and Communications


Penelope Wilton
Penelope Wilton, English actress


Charles Lecocq
Charles Lecocq, French pianist and composer (d. 1918)


Raymond Pearl
Raymond Pearl, American biologist and botanist (d. 1940)


Alain Resnais
Alain Resnais, French director, cinematographer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)


Bill Paterson (actor)
Bill Paterson, Scottish actor


Takako Minekawa
Takako Minekawa, Japanese singer-songwriter


Louis Faidherbe
Louis Faidherbe, French general and politician, Governor of Senegal (d. 1889)


Pietro de' Medici
Pietro de' Medici, Italian noble (d. 1604)


Wasim Akram
Wasim Akram, Pakistani cricketer, coach, and sportscaster


Ian Hunter (singer)
Ian Hunter, English singer-songwriter and guitarist


Martin Gottfried Weiss
Martin Gottfried Weiss, German SS officer (d. 1946)


Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal, Spanish tennis player


Giovanni Antonio Scopoli
Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, Italian physician, geologist, and botanist (d. 1788)


Curtis Mayfield
Curtis Mayfield, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 1999)


Baburao Painter
Baburao Painter, Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1954)


Ignacio Ponseti
Ignacio Ponseti, Spanish physician and orthopedist (d. 2009)


Luigi Di Biagio
Luigi Di Biagio, Italian footballer and manager


Detlev von Liliencron
Detlev von Liliencron, German poet and author (d. 1909)


Amauri, Brazilian-Italian footballer


Jimmy Rogers
Jimmy Rogers, American singer and guitarist (d. 1997)


Leo Picard
Leo Picard, German-Israeli geologist and academic (d. 1997)


Jefferson Davis
Jefferson Davis, American colonel and politician, President of the Confederate States of America (d. 1889)


Danny Wilde (musician)
Danny Wilde, American singer-songwriter and guitarist


Raúl Castro
Raúl Castro, Cuban commander and politician, 18th President of Cuba


Pasquale Foggia
Pasquale Foggia, Italian footballer


Anton Anderledy
Anton Anderledy, Swiss religious leader, 23rd Superior General of the Society of Jesus (d. 1892)


Philippe Quinault
Philippe Quinault, French playwright and composer (d. 1688)


Al Horford
Al Horford, Dominican basketball player


John Richard Reid
John Richard Reid, New Zealand cricketer


Flinders Petrie
Flinders Petrie, English archaeologist and academic (d. 1942)


Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura, Dominican baseball player (d. 2017)


Adrián Vallés, Spanish race car driver
Todd Reid, Australian tennis player
Sosene Anesi, New Zealand rugby player
Luis Fernando López, Colombian race walker
Cris, Brazilian footballer
André Bellavance, Canadian politician
Toshiaki Karasawa, Japanese actor
Ed Wynne, English guitarist, songwriter, and producer
Peter Vidmar, American gymnast
Carl Rackemann, Australian cricketer and sportscaster
Tracy Grimshaw, Australian television host
Catherine Davani, first female Papua New Guinean judge (d. 2016)
Horst-Ulrich Hänel, German field hockey player
George Burley, Scottish footballer and manager
Susan Landau, American mathematician and engineer
Dan Hill, Canadian singer-songwriter
Juan José Muñoz, Argentinian businessman (d. 2013)
Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2015)
Mickey Finn, English drummer (d. 2003)
John Dykstra, American special effects artist and producer
Eddie Holman, American pop/R&B/gospel singer
Ramon Jacinto, Filipino singer, guitarist, and businessman, founded the Rajah Broadcasting Network
Steve Dalkowski, American baseball player
Frank Blevins, English-Australian lawyer and politician, 7th Deputy Premier of South Australia (d. 2013)
Larry McMurtry, American novelist and screenwriter
John Norman, American philosopher and author
Ben Wada, Japanese director and producer (d. 2011)
Marion Zimmer Bradley, American author and poet (d. 1999)
Donald Judd, American sculptor and painter (d. 1994)
Bernard Glasser, American director and producer (d. 2014)
Karunanidhi, Indian screenwriter and politician, 3rd Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (d. 2018)
Jean Dréjac, French singer and composer (d. 2003)
Patrick Cargill, English actor and producer (d. 1996)
Pedro Mir, Dominican poet and author (d. 2000)
Eddie Acuff, American actor (d. 1956)
Adelaide Ames, American astronomer and academic (d. 1932)
Memphis Minnie, American singer-songwriter (d. 1973)
George Howells Broadhurst, English-American director and manager (d. 1952)
John Hale, American minister (d. 1700)
Conon of Naso, Basilian abbot (d. 1236)
Sejanus, Roman soldier and bodyguard (d. 31 AD)