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Agustin Anievas (June 11, 1934-)

Agustin Anievas is an American pianist, specializing in the works of Frédéric Chopin, Franz Liszt and Sergei Rachmaninoff. Wikipedia

Peter Bergman (June 11, 1953-)

Peter Michael Bergman is an American actor best known for his portrayals as Dr. Cliff Warner on 'All My Children' as well as Jack Abbott on 'The Young and the Restless'. Wikipedia
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Carmine Coppola (June 11, 1910-April 26, 1991)

Carmine Coppola was an American composer, flautist, editor, musical director, and songwriter who contributed original music to 'The Godfather', 'The Godfather Part II', 'Apocalypse Now', and 'The Godfather Part III', all directed by his son Francis Ford Coppola. Wikipedia
New York City, New York
Northridge, California
Jacques Cousteau

Jacques Cousteau (June 11, 1910-June 25, 1997)

Jacques-Yves Cousteau was a French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher who studied the sea and all forms of life in water. He co-developed the Aqua-Lung, pioneered marine conservation and was a member of the Académie française. Wikipedia
Saint-André-de-Cubzac, Gironde, France
Paris, France

Nick Dear (June 11, 1955-)

Nick Dear is an English writer for stage, screen and radio. He received a BAFTA for his first screenwriting credit, a TV adaptation of Jane Austen's 'Persuasion'. Wikipedia
Portsmouth
Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage (June 11, 1969-)

Peter Hayden Dinklage is an American actor. Since his breakout role in 'The Station Agent', he starred in many films, such as 'Elf', 'Find Me Guilty', 'Underdog', the British film 'Death at a Funeral' with its American remake of the same name, 'The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian', 'A Little Bit of Heaven', 'Ice Age: Continental Drift',... Wikipedia
Morristown, New Jersey, U.S.

Edwin Duhon (June 11, 1910-February 26, 2006)

Edwin Duhon was an American musician and co-founder of the Hackberry Ramblers, a band playing a combination of Cajun music, Western swing, and country music. Wikipedia
Broussard, Louisiana
Charles Fabry

Charles Fabry (June 11, 1867-December 11, 1945)

Maurice Paul Auguste Charles Fabry was a French physicist. Wikipedia
Marseille
Paris
Athol Fugard

Athol Fugard (June 11, 1932-)

Harold Athol Lanigan Fugard is a South African playwright, novelist, actor, and director who writes in English. He is best known for his political plays opposing the South African system of apartheid and for the 2005 Academy Award-winning film of his novel 'Tsotsi', directed by Gavin Hood. Fugard is an adjunct professor of playwriting, acting and... Wikipedia
Middleburg, South Africa

Rodney Hill (June 11, 1921-February 2, 2011)

Rodney Hill FRS was an applied mathematician and a former Professor of Mechanics of Solids at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Wikipedia

Philippe Hirschhorn (June 11, 1946-November 26, 1996)

Philippe Hirschhorn was one of the most gifted violinists ever. He won the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition in 1967. Born in Riga, Latvia, he first studied at Darsin music school in Riga with Prof. Waldemar Sturestep, later he studied with prof Michael Waiman at the Conservatoire of St. Petersburg. He played concerts all over the world with the... Wikipedia
Irving Howe

Irving Howe (June 11, 1920-May 5, 1993)

Irving Howe was a Jewish American literary and social critic and a prominent figure of the Democratic Socialists of America. Wikipedia
The Bronx, New York, USA
Manhattan, New York, USA
Jang Jeong

Jang Jeong (June 11, 1980-)

Jeong Jang is a South Korean professional golfer who plays on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour. She is also a member of the LPGA of Korea Tour. Wikipedia
Daejeon, South Korea
Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf (June 11, 1986-)

Shia Saide LaBeouf is an American actor and director who became known among younger audiences as Louis Stevens in the Disney Channel series 'Even Stevens.' LaBeouf received a Young Artist Award nomination in 2001 and won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2003 for his role. He made his film debut in 'Holes', based on the novel of the same name by Louis... Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie (June 11, 1959-)

James Hugh Calum Laurie, OBE, known professionally as Hugh Laurie, is an English actor, writer, director, musician, singer, comedian, and author. He first became known as one-half of the Fry and Laurie double act with his friend and comedy partner Stephen Fry, whom he joined in the cast of 'A Bit of Fry & Laurie', 'Blackadder', and 'Jeeves and... Wikipedia
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Carl von Linde

Carl von Linde (June 11, 1842-November 16, 1934)

Carl Paul Gottfried Linde was a German scientist and engineer who discovered a refrigeration cycle and invented the first industrial-scale air separation and gas liquefaction processes. These breakthroughs laid the backbone for the 1913 Nobel Prize in physics. Linde was a member of scientific and engineering associations, including being on the... Wikipedia
Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi (June 11, 1913-September 3, 1970)

Vincent Thomas "Vince" Lombardi, was an American football player, coach, and executive. He is best known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s, where he led the team to three straight and five total National Football League championships in seven years, including winning the first two Super Bowls following the 1966 and 1967... Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Washington, D.C., United States

Joe Manley (June 11, 1959-)

Joe Louis Manley Jr. is an American former boxer who fought at light welterweight. Wikipedia
Lima, OH

Buster Mathis (June 11, 1943-September 6, 1995)

Buster Mathis was a boxer who had a very successful career as an amateur heavyweight boxer. He qualified for a spot in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. However, he was injured and was unable to compete there. Instead of him, the fighter Mathis beat in the Olympic Trials went to the Olympics. This fighter was the legendary Joe Frazier, who went on to win... Wikipedia
Sledge, Mississippi
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Denis Matsuev

Denis Matsuev (June 11, 1975-)

Denis Leonidovich Matsuev is a Russian classical pianist. Wikipedia
Irkutsk, Russian Federation
Joe Montana

Joe Montana (June 11, 1956-)

Joseph Clifford "Joe" Montana, Jr., nicknamed 'Joe Cool' and 'The Comeback Kid', is a retired professional football player, a hall of fame quarterback with the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs. After winning a college national championship at Notre Dame, Montana started his NFL career in 1979 with San Francisco, where he played for the... Wikipedia
New Eagle, Pennsylvania, USA
Robert Munsch

Robert Munsch (June 11, 1945-)

Robert Norman Munsch, CM is an American-born Canadian children's author. Wikipedia
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Mehmet Oz

Mehmet Oz (June 11, 1960-)

Mehmet Cengiz Öz, better known as Dr. Oz, is a Turkish-American cardiothoracic surgeon, author and television personality. He is supportive of alternative medicine and has been criticized by physicians, government officials and publications, including 'Popular Science' and 'The New Yorker', for giving non-scientific advice. Wikipedia
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Lynsey de Paul

Lynsey de Paul (June 11, 1948-October 1, 2014)

Lynsey de Paul was an English singer-songwriter. She had chart hits in the UK and US in the 1970s, starting with the single "Sugar Me". She represented the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest and then had a successful career as a composer, actress and television celebrity. Wikipedia
London, England
London, England
Nathaniel Philbrick

Nathaniel Philbrick (June 11, 1956-)

Nathaniel Philbrick is an American author and a member of the Philbrick literary family. He won the year 2000 National Book Award for his maritime history, 'In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex'. Wikipedia
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Geoffrey Scott (architectural historian) (June 11, 1884-August 14, 1929)

Geoffrey Scott was an English scholar and poet, known as a historian of architecture. His biography of Isabelle de Charrière entitled 'The Portrait of Zelide' won the 1925 James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Wikipedia
Richard Todd

Richard Todd (June 11, 1919-December 3, 2009)

Richard Andrew Palethorpe Todd OBE was an Irish-born British stage and film actor and soldier. Wikipedia
Dublin, Ireland
Little Humby, Lincolnshire, England
Dai Vernon

Dai Vernon (June 11, 1894-August 21, 1992)

Dai Vernon, aka The Professor, was a Canadian magician. His expert sleight of hand technique and extensive knowledge garnered him respect among fellow magicians. His influence was considerable in the magic world, and he was a mentor to numerous famous magicians. He lived out his last years at the Magic Castle. Wikipedia
Ottawa, Canada
Ramona, California
Robin Warren

Robin Warren (June 11, 1937-)

John Robin Warren AC is an Australian pathologist, Nobel Laureate and researcher who is credited with the 1979 re-discovery of the bacterium 'Helicobacter pylori', together with Barry Marshall. Wikipedia
Adelaide, Australia
Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder (June 11, 1933-)

Jerome Silberman, known professionally as Gene Wilder, is an American stage and screen comic actor, director, screenwriter, author, and activist. Wikipedia
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.