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S. P. Balasubrahmanyam

S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (June 4, 1946-)

Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam is an Indian film playback singer, actor, music director, voice actor and film producer. He is mostly referred to as S. P. B. or Balu. He has won the Guinness World Record for recording the highest number of songs. He won the National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer six times and the Nandi Awards... Wikipedia
Konetammapeta, Madras Presidency, India
Cecilia Bartoli

Cecilia Bartoli (June 4, 1966-)

Cecilia Bartoli, Cavaliere OMRI is an Italian coloratura mezzo-soprano opera singer and recitalist. She is best known for her interpretations of the music of Mozart and Rossini, as well as for her performances of lesser-known Baroque and classical music. She is known for having the versatility to sing soprano and mezzo roles. Wikipedia
Rome, Italy
Kasey Chambers

Kasey Chambers (June 4, 1976-)

Kasey Chambers is an Australian country singer-songwriter. She is the daughter of singer and musician Bill Chambers, and the sister of musician and producer Nash Chambers. Wikipedia
Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
Christopher Cockerell

Christopher Cockerell (June 4, 1910-June 1, 1999)

Sir Christopher Sydney Cockerell CBE RDI FRS was an English engineer, best known as the inventor of the hovercraft. Wikipedia
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Hythe, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Charles Collingwood (journalist)

Charles Collingwood (journalist) (June 4, 1917-October 3, 1985)

Charles Collingwood was an American journalist and war correspondent. He was an early member of Edward R. Murrow's group of reporters known as the Murrow Boys. He was also among the ranks of early television journalists that included Walter Cronkite, Eric Sevareid, and Murrow himself. Wikipedia
Three Rivers, Michigan
Bruce Dern

Bruce Dern (June 4, 1936-)

Bruce MacLeish Dern is an American actor. He frequently takes roles as a supporting character actor, often playing villains of unstable nature. He has appeared in more than 80 feature films, and received Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor for the 1978 film 'Coming Home' and Best Actor for the 2013 film 'Nebraska'. Wikipedia
Kenilworth, Illinois, United States
Paquito D'Rivera

Paquito D'Rivera (June 4, 1948-)

Paquito D'Rivera is a alto saxophonist, clarinetist and soprano saxophonist. The winner of fourteen GRAMMY Awards, he is celebrated both for his artistry in Latin jazz and his achievements as a classical composer. Wikipedia
Darin Erstad

Darin Erstad (June 4, 1974-)

Darin Charles Erstad is an American former professional baseball player and the current head coach of the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers baseball team. Prior to, he had played with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim franchise before signing with the Chicago White Sox in 2007. He batted and threw left-handed. He was a two-time MLB All-Star- and a... Wikipedia
Jamestown, North Dakota
Robert F. Furchgott

Robert F. Furchgott (June 4, 1916-May 19, 2009)

Robert Francis Furchgott was a Nobel Prize-winning American biochemist. Wikipedia
Charleston, South Carolina
Seattle, Washington

William Fyfe (June 4, 1927-November 11, 2013)

William Sefton Fyfe was a New Zealand geologist and Professor Emeritus in the department of Earth Sciences at the University of Western Ontario. He is widely considered among the world’s most eminent geochemists. Wikipedia
Ashburn, New Zealand
London, Ontario, Canada
Joe Hill (writer)

Joe Hill (writer) (June 4, 1972-)

Joseph Hillstrom King, better known by the pen name Joe Hill, is an American author and comic book writer. He has published three novels—'Heart-Shaped Box', 'Horns' and 'NOS4A2'—and a collection of short stories titled '20th Century Ghosts'. He is also the author of the comic book series 'Locke & Key'. Hill's parents are authors Stephen and Tabitha... Wikipedia
Bangor, Maine, United States
Nate Jackson

Nate Jackson (June 4, 1979-)

Nate Jackson is a writer and former American football tight end. He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2002. He played college football at Menlo. His writing about the NFL has appeared in 'Slate', 'Deadspin', 'The Daily Beast', 'The New York Times' and 'The Wall Street Journal'. His memoir 'Slow Getting Up: A Story... Wikipedia
San Jose, California
Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie (June 4, 1975-)

Angelina Jolie Pitt is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. She has received an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards, and has been cited as Hollywood's highest-paid actress. Jolie made her screen debut as a child alongside her father, Jon Voight, in 'Lookin' to Get Out'. Her film career began in... Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Modibo Keïta

Modibo Keïta (June 4, 1915-May 16, 1977)

Modibo Keïta was the first President of Mali and the Prime Minister of the Mali Federation. He espoused a form of African socialism. Wikipedia
Bamako, Upper Senegal and Niger (now Mali)
Bamako, Mali
Val McDermid

Val McDermid (June 4, 1955-)

Val McDermid is a Scottish crime writer, best known for a series of suspense novels featuring Dr. Tony Hill. Wikipedia
Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Roman Miroshnichenko

Roman Miroshnichenko (June 4, 1977-)

Roman Miroshnichenko - is a Russian virtuoso guitarist, composer, and band leader who has won multiple awards. He is one of the most prominent musicians of contemporary jazz on ex-USSR territory and Eastern Europe. Roman is a phenomenal guitarist who has his own and highly individual touch and stamp on the guitar, improvisation flight and melodic... Wikipedia
Dniprodzerzhynsk, USSR
Marie NDiaye

Marie NDiaye (June 4, 1967-)

Marie NDiaye is a French novelist and playwright. She published her first novel, 'Quant au riche avenir', when she was only 17 and she won the Prix Femina in 2001 for her novel 'Rosie Carpe'. Her play 'Papa doit manger' has been taken into the repertoire of the Comédie française. Wikipedia
Pithiviers, France
Gustav Nossal

Gustav Nossal (June 4, 1931-)

Sir Gustav Victor Joseph Nossal is a distinguished Australian research biologist. He is famous for his contributions to the fields of antibody formation and immunological tolerance. Wikipedia
Bad Ischl, Austria
Nutan

Nutan (June 4, 1936-February 21, 1991)

Nutan Samarth Bahl, better known as Nutan, was an Indian actress. She appeared in more than 70 Hindi films in a career spanning over four decades. Regarded as one of the finest female actors in the history of Hindi cinema, Nutan was noted for playing unconventional parts, and her performances often received praise and accolades. Wikipedia
Bombay, Bombay Presidency, India
India

Philip Olivier (June 4, 1980-)

Philip Olivier is a British actor, model and stage performer best known for playing the role of Tim O'Leary in the soap opera 'Brookside'. Wikipedia
Liverpool, England
Tony Peña

Tony Peña (June 4, 1957-)

Antonio Francisco Peña Padilla is a former professional baseball player, manager and current coach. He played as a catcher in Major League Baseball for the Pirates, Cardinals, Red Sox, Indians, White Sox, and Astros. Peña was the manager of the Kansas City Royals between 2002 and 2005. He is currently the first base coach for the New York Yankees.... Wikipedia
Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic

Bob Picozzi (June 4, 1951-)

Bob Picozzi is a television and radio announcer who is employed by ESPN as their play-by-play announcer for college football and basketball. Wikipedia

Victor Prather (June 4, 1926-May 4, 1961)

Lieutenant Commander Victor A. Prather Jr. was an American flight surgeon famous for taking part in "Project RAM", a government project to develop the space suit. On May 4, 1961, Prather drowned during the helicopter transfer after the landing of the Strato-Lab V balloon flight, which set an altitude record for manned balloon flight which stood... Wikipedia
Lapeer, Michigan
Gulf of Mexico
Priyamani

Priyamani (June 4, 1984-)

Priyamani is an Indian film actress and model, who appears mainly in films made in southern India. Wikipedia
Palakkad, Kerala, India
Paul Rogers (politician)

Paul Rogers (politician) (June 4, 1921-October 13, 2008)

Paul Grant Rogers was an American lawyer and politician from the U.S. state of Florida. A Democrat, Rogers served in the U.S. House of Representatives as the member from Florida's 11th congressional district. He was chairman of Research!America from 1996 to 2005. Wikipedia
Ocilla, Georgia
Washington D.C.

Kristine Kathryn Rusch (June 4, 1960-)

Kristine Kathryn Rusch is an American writer and editor. She writes under various pseudonyms in multiple genres, including science fiction, fantasy, mystery, romance, and mainstream. Wikipedia
Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell (June 4, 1907-November 28, 1976)

Rosalind Russell was an American actress of stage and screen, known for her role as fast-talking newspaper reporter Hildy Johnson in the Howard Hawks screwball comedy 'His Girl Friday', as well as for her portrayals of Mame Dennis in 'Auntie Mame' and Rose in 'Gypsy'. A noted comedian, she won all five Golden Globes for which she was nominated and... Wikipedia
Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S.
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Gerry Ryan

Gerry Ryan (June 4, 1956-April 30, 2010)

Gerard "Gerry" Ryan was an Irish presenter of radio and television employed by Raidió Teilifís Éireann. He presented 'The Gerry Ryan Show' on radio station RTÉ 2fm each weekday morning from 1988 until hours before his sudden death. He was presented with a Jacob's Award for this show in 1990. Wikipedia
Clontarf, County Dublin, Ireland
Leeson Street, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Joyce Sidman (June 4, 1956-)

Joyce Sidman is an American children's writer. She was a runner-up for the 2011 Newbery Medal. Wikipedia
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Russell E. Train

Russell E. Train (June 4, 1920-September 17, 2012)

Russell Errol Train was the second Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, from September 1973 to January 1977, and the Founder Chairman Emeritus of World Wildlife Fund. As head of the EPA under U.S. Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, Train is generally credited with helping to place the issue of the environment on the... Wikipedia
Jamestown, Rhode Island, U.S.
Bozman, Maryland, U.S.
Nino Vingelli

Nino Vingelli (June 4, 1912-March 26, 2003)

Nino Vingelli was an Italian film actor. He appeared in more than 200 films between 1941 and 2000. Wikipedia
Naples, Italy
Rome, Italy
Alan Tower Waterman

Alan Tower Waterman (June 4, 1892-November 30, 1967)

Alan Tower Waterman was an American physicist. Wikipedia
Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York
Julie White

Julie White (June 4, 1961-)

Julie White is an American actress of film, stage and television. She is a Tony Award winner for the play 'The Little Dog Laughed'. She may be best known for her role as Nadine Swoboda in the television series 'Grace Under Fire' and for her role as Judy Witwicky in the 'Transformers' film series. Wikipedia
San Diego, California, U.S.

Richard Whorf (June 4, 1906-December 14, 1966)

Richard Whorf was an American actor, author, director, and designer. Wikipedia
Winthrop, Massachusetts
Heinrich Otto Wieland

Heinrich Otto Wieland (June 4, 1877-August 5, 1957)

Heinrich Otto Wieland was a German chemist. He won the 1927 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research into the bile acids. In 1901 Wieland received his doctorate at the University of Munich while studying under Johannes Thiele. In 1904 he completed his habilitation, then continued to teach at the university and starting in 1907 was a consultant for... Wikipedia
Pforzheim, Baden, Germany
Starnberg, Bavaria, Germany