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Martha Argerich

Martha Argerich (June 5, 1941-)

Martha Argerich is an Argentine pianist generally considered to be one of the greatest of the second half of the 20th century. Wikipedia
David Bisbal

David Bisbal (June 5, 1979-)

David Bisbal Ferré is a Latin Grammy-winning Spanish pop singer, songwriter, actor. He gained his initial fame as a runner up on the interactive reality television show 'Operación Triunfo'. Wikipedia
Almería, Spain
Lamon Brewster

Lamon Brewster (June 5, 1973-)

"Relentless" Lamon Tajuan Brewster is a retired American professional heavyweight boxer, former WBO heavyweight champion, and entrepreneur. He won the silver medal as an amateur at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata. Brewster founded "Fighting Connection Consulting" in 2011. Wikipedia
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Hélène Cixous

Hélène Cixous (June 5, 1937-)

Hélène Cixous is a professor, French feminist writer, poet, playwright, philosopher, literary critic and rhetorician. She holds honorary degrees from Queen's University and the University of Alberta in Canada; University College Dublin in Ireland; the University of York and University College London in the UK; and Georgetown University,... Wikipedia
Oran, French Algeria
Catherine Cate Coblentz

Catherine Cate Coblentz (June 5, 1897-May 30, 1951)

Catherine Cate Coblentz was an American writer, best known for her children's books in the 1930s and 1940s. Wikipedia
Ivy Compton-Burnett

Ivy Compton-Burnett (June 5, 1884-August 27, 1969)

Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett, DBE was an English novelist, published as I. Compton-Burnett. She was awarded the 1955 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for her novel 'Mother and Son'. Wikipedia
Pinner, Middlesex
Kensington

Margaret Drabble (June 5, 1939-)

Dame Margaret Drabble, Lady Holroyd, is an English novelist, biographer and critic. Wikipedia
Sheffield, England, UK
Peter Erskine

Peter Erskine (June 5, 1954-)

Peter Erskine is an American jazz drummer and composer living in Los Angeles who has been a session drummer, recording and touring with many famous jazz and rock artists, including Steely Dan, Weather Report, Steps Ahead and even Kate Bush. Erskine also produces teaching materials, such as books, videos, and online content. Wikipedia
Somers Point, New Jersey United States
Tom Evans (musician)

Tom Evans (musician) (June 5, 1947-November 19, 1983)

Thomas Evans Jr was an English musician and songwriter, most notable for his work with the band Badfinger. Wikipedia
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK
London, England
Ken Follett

Ken Follett (June 5, 1949-)

Kenneth Martin "Ken" Follett is a Welsh author of thrillers and historical novels. He has sold more than 150 million copies of his works. Many of his books have reached the number 1 ranking on the 'New York Times' best-seller list, including 'Edge of Eternity', 'Fall of Giants', 'The Key to Rebecca', 'Lie Down with Lions', 'Triple', 'Winter of the... Wikipedia
Cardiff, Wales
Dennis Gabor

Dennis Gabor (June 5, 1900-February 8, 1979)

Dennis Gabor was a Hungarian-British electrical engineer and physicist, most notable for inventing holography, for which he later received the 1971 Nobel Prize in Physics. Wikipedia
Budapest, Austria-Hungary
London, United Kingdom
Jeff Garlin

Jeff Garlin (June 5, 1962-)

Jeffrey "Jeff" Garlin is an American comedian, actor, producer, voice artist, director, writer, podcast host and author. He has acted in many television shows and some movies, but is best known for his role as Jeff Greene on the HBO show 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Kristin Gore

Kristin Gore (June 5, 1977-)

Kristin Carlson Gore is an American author and screenwriter. She is the second daughter of Al and Tipper Gore and the sister of Karenna Gore Schiff, Sarah and Albert III. Wikipedia
Carthage, Tennessee

David Hare (playwright) (June 5, 1947-)

Sir David Hare is an English playwright, screenwriter and theatre and film director. Most notable for his stage work, Hare has also enjoyed great success with films, receiving two Academy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay for writing 'The Hours'' ' in 2002, based on the novel written by Michael Cunningham, and 'The Reader'' ' in 2008,... Wikipedia
St Leonards-on-Sea, Hastings, East Sussex
William Kahan

William Kahan (June 5, 1933-)

William Morton Kahan is a mathematician and computer scientist who received the Turing Award in 1989 for "'his fundamental contributions to numerical analysis'", was named an ACM Fellow in 1994, and inducted into the National Academy of Engineering in 2005. Wikipedia
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
John Maynard Keynes

John Maynard Keynes (June 5, 1883-April 21, 1946)

John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes, CB, FBA, was a British economist whose ideas fundamentally affected the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics and the economic policies of governments. He built on and greatly refined earlier work on the causes of business cycles, and is widely considered to be one of the most influential economists of... Wikipedia
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
Tilton, near Firle, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Nick Kroll

Nick Kroll (June 5, 1978-)

Nicholas J. "Nick" Kroll is an American actor and comedian best known for his role as Rodney Ruxin on 'The League'. He previously co-starred in comedy programs such as 'Best Week Ever', 'Cavemen', 'Sit Down, Shut Up', and 'The Life & Times of Tim'. Starting in 2013, Kroll began starring in his own Comedy Central program, 'Kroll Show'. Wikipedia
Rye, New York, U.S.
Wilfrid Le Gros Clark
Roger Michell

Roger Michell (June 5, 1956-)

Roger Michell is an South African-born English theatre, television and film director. Wikipedia
Pretoria, South Africa
Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers (June 5, 1934-)

Billy Don "Bill" Moyers is an American journalist and political commentator. He served as White House Press Secretary in the Johnson administration from 1965 to 1967. He also worked as a network TV news commentator for ten years. Moyers has been extensively involved with public broadcasting, producing documentaries and news journal programs. He has... Wikipedia
Hugo, Oklahoma, United States
Suze Orman

Suze Orman (June 5, 1951-)

Susan Lynn "Suze" Orman is an American author, financial advisor, motivational speaker, and television host. Orman was born in Chicago and received her B.A. in social work. She worked as a financial advisor for Merrill Lynch. In 1983 she became the vice-president of investments at Prudential Bache Securities. In 1987, she founded the Suze Orman... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Orlando Patterson (June 5, 1940-)

Orlando Patterson is a Jamaican-born American historical and cultural sociologist known for his work regarding issues of race in the United States, as well as the sociology of development. His book 'Freedom, Volume One', or 'Freedom in the Making of Western Culture', won the U.S. National Book Award for Nonfiction. Wikipedia
Jamaica
Rudolf Peierls

Rudolf Peierls (June 5, 1907-September 19, 1995)

Sir Rudolf Ernst Peierls, CBE was a German-born British physicist. Rudolf Peierls had a major role in Britain's nuclear programme, but he also had a role in many modern sciences. His obituary in 'Physics Today' describes him as "a major player in the drama of the eruption of nuclear physics into world affairs...". Wikipedia
Berlin, Germany
Oxford, United Kingdom

Walter Plunkett (June 5, 1902-March 8, 1982)

Walter Plunkett was a prolific costume designer who worked on more than 150 projects throughout his career in the Hollywood film industry. Wikipedia
Oakland, California, U.S.
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Tony Richardson

Tony Richardson (June 5, 1928-November 14, 1991)

Cecil Antonio "Tony" Richardson was an English theatre and film director and producer whose career spanned five decades. In 1964 he won the Academy Award for Best Director for the film 'Tom Jones'. Wikipedia
Shipley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Los Angeles
Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan (June 5, 1964-)

Richard Russell "Rick" Riordan, Jr. is an American author best known for writing the 'Percy Jackson & the Olympians' series. He also wrote the adult mystery series 'Tres Navarre' and helped edit 'Demigods and Monsters', an essay collection on his Percy Jackson series. He helped develop the ten books of 'The 39 Clues' series and wrote its first... Wikipedia
San Antonio, Texas
Gary Russell, Jr.

Gary Russell, Jr. (June 5, 1988-)

Gary Russell, Jr. is an American professional boxer who is the current WBC Featherweight champion and brother of 2010 National Golden Gloves champion Gary Allen Russell III, 2013 National Golden Gloves champion Gary Antonio Russell and 2014 National Golden Gloves champion Gary Antuanne Russell. After a decorated amateur career that culminated in a... Wikipedia
Capitol Heights, Maryland, USA
Stefania Sandrelli

Stefania Sandrelli (June 5, 1946-)

Stefania Sandrelli is an Italian actress, famous for her many roles in the commedia all'Italiana, starting from 1960s. She was 15 years old when she starred in 'Divorce, Italian Style', as Marcello Mastroianni's cousin, Angela. Wikipedia
Viareggio, Tuscany. Italy
Malcolm Sinclair

Malcolm Sinclair (June 5, 1950-)

Malcolm Sinclair is a British stage and television actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as Assistant Chief Constable Freddy Fisher in the television series 'Pie in the Sky', although he has an extensive number of film, television and theatre roles to his credit. His brother is Keith Sinclair, the Bishop of Birkenhead. Wikipedia
United Kingdom
Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg (June 5, 1971-)

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg is an American actor, producer, businessman, and former model and rapper. He was known as Marky Mark in his earlier years, becoming famous for his 1991 debut as frontman with the band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. Wahlberg later transitioned to acting, appearing in films such as the drama 'Boogie Nights' and the... Wikipedia
Boston, Massachusetts, United States