Celebrating Today’s Famous Birthdays: 6th November – A Tribute to Remarkable Individuals

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Celebrating Today’s Famous Birthdays: 6th November – A Tribute to Remarkable Individuals

Welcome, dear readers! It brings me great joy to present a heartfelt tribute to the remarkable individuals born on this significant date. Today, we commemorate the birth anniversary of a diverse array of extraordinary personalities who have left an indelible mark on the world.

Year Person
13 BC Emperor Keikō of Japan (d. 130)
630 Constans II, Byzantine emperor (d. 668)
994 Ibn Hazm, Arabian philosopher and scholar (d. 1069)
1186 Ögedei Khan, Mongol ruler, 2nd Great Khan of the Mongol Empire (d. 1241)
1316 Simeon of Russia (d. 1353)
1456 Margaret of Bavaria, Electress Palatine, Princess of Bavaria-Landshut by birth (d. 1501)
1525 Georg Cracow, German lawyer and politician (d. 1575)
1598 Francisco de Zurbarán, Spanish painter (d. 1664)
1619 Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux, French author and poet (d. 1692)
1650 John Robinson, English bishop and diplomat (d. 1723)
1683 Anton thor Helle, German-Estonian clergyman, author, and translator (d. 1748)
1687 William Stukeley, English archaeologist and physician (d. 1765)
1706 Carlo Cecere, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1761)
1728 James Cook, English captain, navigator, and cartographer (d. 1779)
1750 Friedrich Leopold zu Stolberg-Stolberg, German poet and lawyer (d. 1819)
1800 Platt Rogers Spencer, American calligrapher and educator (d. 1864)
1805 Thomas Brassey, English engineer and businessman (d. 1870)
1818 Emil du Bois-Reymond, German physician and physiologist (d. 1896)
1830 Emanuele Luigi Galizia, Maltese architect and civil engineer (d. 1907)
1832 Andrew Dickson White, American historian, academic, and diplomat, co-founded Cornell University (d. 1918)
1838 Auguste Villiers de l’Isle-Adam, French author and playwright (d. 1889)
1843 William Plankinton, American businessman, industrialist and banker (d. 1905)
1846 Ignaz Brüll, Austrian pianist and composer (d. 1907)
1851 Chris von der Ahe, German-American businessman (d. 1913)
1858 Bipin Chandra Pal, Indian academic and activist (d. 1932)
1860 Jean Baptiste Eugène Estienne, French general and engineer (d. 1936)
1860 Paul Peel, Canadian painter and academic (d. 1892)
1861 Jeff Milton, American police officer (d. 1947)
1867 Marie Curie, Polish chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1934)
1872 Lucille La Verne, American actress (d. 1945)
1872 Leonora Speyer, American poet and violinist (d. 1956)
1876 Charlie Townsend, English cricketer and lawyer (d. 1958)
1878 Lise Meitner, Austrian-English physicist and academic (d. 1968)
1879 King Baggot, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1948)
1879 Leon Trotsky, Russian theorist and politician, founded the Red Army (d. 1940)
1886 Aron Nimzowitsch, Russian-Danish chess player and theoretician (d. 1935)
1888 C. V. Raman, Indian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
1890 Jan Matulka, Czech-American painter and illustrator (d. 1972)
1891 Genrikh Yagoda, director of the NKVD (d. 1938)
1893 Leatrice Joy, American actress (d. 1985)
1893 Margaret Leech, American historian and author (d. 1974)
1896 Esdras Minville, Canadian economist and sociologist (d. 1975)
1897 Herman J. Mankiewicz, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1953)
1897 Armstrong Sperry, American author and illustrator (d. 1976)
1898 Margaret Morris, American actress (d. 1968)
1898 Raphaël Salem, Greek-French mathematician and academic (d. 1963)
1899 Yitzhak Lamdan, Russian-Israeli journalist and poet (d. 1954)
1901 Norah McGuinness, Irish painter and illustrator (d. 1980)
1903 Ary Barroso, Brazilian pianist and composer (d. 1964)
1903 Dean Jagger, American actor (d. 1991)
1903 Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist, ethologist, and ornithologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1989)
1905 William Alwyn, English composer, conductor, and educator (d. 1985)
1906 Eugene Carson Blake, American minister and educator (d. 1985)
1908 Marijac, French author and illustrator (d. 1994)
1909 Ruby Hurley, American activist (d. 1980)
1909 Norman Krasna, American director, producer, screenwriter, and playwright (d. 1984)
1912 Victor Beaumont, German-English actor (d. 1977)
1913 Albert Camus, French novelist, philosopher, and journalist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1960)
1913 Alekos Sakellarios, Greek director and screenwriter (d. 1991)
1913 Mikhail Solomentsev, Soviet politician, member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (d. 2008)
1914 Archie Campbell, American actor, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1987)
1914 R. A. Lafferty, American soldier, engineer, and author (d. 2002)
1915 Philip Morrison, American astrophysicist and academic (d. 2005)
1915 M. Athalie Range, American activist and politician (d. 2006)
1917 Titos Vandis, Greek actor (d. 2003)
1918 Paul Aussaresses, French general (d. 2013)
1918 Billy Graham, American minister and author
1918 Maria Teresa de Noronha, Portuguese singer (d. 1993)
1919 Ellen Stewart, American director and producer (d. 2011)
1920 Max Kampelman, American lawyer and diplomat (d. 2013)
1921 Lisa Ben, American singer-songwriter and journalist (d. 2015)
1921 Jack Fleck, American soldier and golfer (d. 2014)
1921 Susanne Hirzel, member of the White Rose (d. 2012)
1922 Ghulam Azam, Bangladeshi politician (d. 2014)
1922 Al Hirt, American trumpet player and bandleader (d. 1999)
1923 Gene Callahan, American art director and production designer (d. 1990)
1926 Joan Sutherland, Australian soprano (d. 2010)
1927 Hiroshi Yamauchi, Japanese businessman (d. 2013)
1928 Richard G. Scott, American engineer and religious leader (d. 2015)
1929 Jesús de Polanco, Spanish publisher and businessman (d. 2007)
1929 Eric Kandel, Austrian-American neuroscientist and psychiatrist, Nobel Prize laureate
1929 Lila Kaye, English actress (d. 2012)
1930 Rudy Boschwitz, German-American soldier and politician
1931 G. Edward Griffin, American director, producer, and author
1935 W. S. Rendra, Indonesian poet and playwright (d. 2009)
1936 Gwyneth Jones, Welsh soprano
1937 Mary Daheim, American journalist and author
1938 Dee Clark, American singer-songwriter (d. 1990)
1938 Jake Gibbs, American baseball player and coach
1938 Jim Kaat, American baseball player, coach, and sportscaster
1938 Barry Newman, American actor
1939 Barbara Liskov, American computer scientist and academic
1940 Dakin Matthews, American actor, director, and playwright
1940 Antonio Skármeta, Chilean author and academic
1941 Madeline Gins, American poet and architect (d. 2014)
1941 Angelo Scola, Italian cardinal and philosopher
1942 Tom Peters, American businessman and author
1942 Johnny Rivers, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1942 Jean Shrimpton, English model and actress
1943 Silvia Cartwright, New Zealand lawyer, judge, and politician, 18th Governor-General of New Zealand
1943 Stephen Greenblatt, American theorist, scholar, and critic
1943 Boris Gromov, Russian general and politician, Governor of Moscow Oblast
1943 Joni Mitchell, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1943 Michael Spence, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1944 Luigi Riva, Italian footballer and manager
1944 Peter Wilby, English journalist
1945 Joe Niekro, American baseball player (d. 2006)
1947 Bob Anderson, English darts player
1947 Rebecca Eaton, American television producer
1947 Yutaka Fukumoto, Japanese baseball player and coach
1947 Ron Leavitt, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2008)
1947 Sondhi Limthongkul, Thai journalist and politician
1948 Stephen Green, Baron Green of Hurstpierpoint, English businessman and politician
1948 Buck Martinez, American baseball player and manager
1948 Alex Ribeiro, Brazilian race car driver
1949 Stephen Bruton, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (d. 2009)
1949 Steven Stucky, American composer and academic (d. 2016)
1949 David S. Ware, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (d. 2012)
1950 Lindsay Duncan, Scottish actress
1950 John Lang, Australian rugby league player and coach
1951 Gerard F. Gilmore, New Zealand astronomer and academic
1951 Kevin MacMichael, Canadian guitarist, songwriter, and record producer (Cutting Crew) (d. 2002)
1951 Lawrence O’Donnell, American journalist and talk show host
1951 John Tamargo, American baseball player and coach
1952 David Petraeus, American general, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
1952 Modibo Sidibé, Sudanese-Malian police officer and politician, Prime Minister of Mali
1952 Valeriy Zuyev, Ukrainian footballer and manager
1953 Maire Aunaste, Estonian journalist and author
1953 Erik Balke, Norwegian saxophonist and composer
1953 Christopher Foster, English bishop
1953 Lucinda Green, English equestrian and journalist
1954 James Gray, Scottish politician
1954 Guy Gavriel Kay, Canadian lawyer and author
1954 Gil Junger, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1954 Kamal Haasan, Tamil Actor, director, producer, and screenwriter and so on.
1956 Mikhail Alperin, Ukrainian pianist and composer
1956 Jonathan Palmer, English race car driver and businessman
1956 Judy Tenuta, American actress, producer, screenwriter, and accordion player
1957 John Benitez, American DJ, songwriter, and producer
1957 King Kong Bundy, American wrestler
1957 Christopher Knight, American actor
1958 Dmitry Kozak, Russian politician; Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation
1959 Billy Gillispie, American basketball player and coach
1959 Alexandre Guimarães, Brazilian-Costa Rican footballer and manager
1960 Tommy Thayer, American guitarist and songwriter
1960 Shyamaprasad, Indian Filmmaker
1961 Orlando Mercado, American baseball player and coach
1962 Tracie Savage, American actress and journalist
1962 Dirk Shafer, American model, actor, and director (d. 2015)
1963 John Barnes, Jamaican-English footballer and manager
1963 Sam Graves, American farmer and politician
1964 Troy Beyer, American actress, director, and screenwriter
1964 Philip Hollobone, English soldier and politician
1964 Liam Ó Maonlaí, Irish keyboard player and songwriter
1964 Dana Plato, American actress (d. 1999)
1964 Bonnie St. John, American skier and scholar
1965 Steve Parkin, English footballer and manager
1965 Sigrun Wodars, German runner and physiotherapist
1966 Calvin Borel, American jockey
1967 Steve DiGiorgio, American singer-songwriter and bass player
1967 David Guetta, French DJ, record producer, remixer, and songwriter
1967 Hikaru Ijūin, Japanese radio host
1967 Rafael Herbert Reyes, Dominican wrestler
1967 Sharleen Spiteri, Scottish singer-songwriter and actress
1968 Russ Springer, American baseball player
1969 Michelle Clunie, American actress
1969 Hélène Grimaud, French pianist
1969 Michel Picard, Canadian ice hockey player and scout
1970 Neil Hannon, Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist
1970 Andy Houston, American race car driver
1970 Marc Rosset, Swiss-Monacan tennis player
1970 Morgan Spurlock, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1970 Paul Ware, English footballer (d. 2013)
1971 Jamie Drummond, Scottish-Canadian journalist and critic
1971 Robin Finck, American guitarist and songwriter
1971 Matthew Ryan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1971 Trivikram Srinivas, Indian director and screenwriter
1972 Danny Grewcock, English rugby player
1972 Jason London, American actor and producer
1972 Jeremy London, American actor and producer
1972 Hasim Rahman, American boxer
1972 Marcus Stewart, English footballer and coach
1973 Catê, Brazilian footballer and manager (d. 2011)
1973 Yunjin Kim, South Korean-American actress
1973 Martín Palermo, Argentinian footballer and manager
1974 Kris Benson, American baseball player
1974 Brigitte Foster-Hylton, Jamaican hurdler
1974 Christian Gómez, Argentinian footballer
1974 Chris Summers, Norwegian drummer
1975 Venkat Prabhu, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter
1976 Rob Caggiano, American guitarist and producer
1976 Mark Philippoussis, Australian tennis player and model
1977 Lindsay Czarniak, American journalist and sportscaster
1977 Andres Oper, Estonian footballer
1977 María Sánchez Lorenzo, Spanish tennis player
1977 Anthony Thomas, American football player and coach
1978 Mohamed Aboutrika, Egyptian footballer
1978 Elisabeth Bachman, American volleyball player and coach
1978 Rio Ferdinand, English footballer
1978 Tomoya Nagase, Japanese singer-songwriter
1978 Barry Robson, Scottish footballer
1978 Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink, Dutch footballer
1979 Mike Commodore, Canadian ice hockey player
1979 Will Demps, American football player
1979 Danny Fonseca, Costa Rican footballer
1979 Barney Harwood, English television host and actor
1979 Jon Peter Lewis, American singer-songwriter and actor
1979 Amy Purdy, American actress, model and snowboarder
1979 Joey Ryan, American wrestler
1979 Otep Shamaya, American singer-songwriter and actress
1980 Karthik, Indian singer-songwriter
1980 Sergio Bernardo Almirón, Argentinian footballer
1980 Gervasio Deferr, Spanish gymnast
1980 James Franklin, New Zealand cricketer
1980 Luciana Salazar, Argentinian model, actress, and singer
1981 Muhammad Hassan, American wrestler and educator
1981 Nana Katase, Japanese model, actress, and singer
1981 Anushka Shetty, Indian actress
1981 Rina Uchiyama, Japanese actress and model
1982 Pascal Leclaire, Canadian ice hockey player
1983 Forrest Kline, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1983 Esmerling Vásquez, Dominican baseball player
1984 Mihkel Aksalu, Estonian footballer
1984 Jonathan Bornstein, American soccer player
1984 Gervais Randrianarisoa, Malagasy footballer
1984 Amelia Vega, Dominican actress and singer, Miss Universe 2003
1985 Sebastian Aldén, Swedish motorcycle racer
1985 Lucas Neff, American actor
1986 Andy Hull, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1986 David Nelson, American football player
1986 Doukissa Nomikou, Greek model and television host
1987 Mitch Brown, Australian rugby league player
1987 Marek Semjan, Slovak tennis player
1988 Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukrainian tennis player
1988 Simone Favaro, Italian rugby player
1988 Thomas Schneider, German sprinter
1988 Tinie Tempah, English rapper and producer
1989 Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Russian singer and political activist
1990 Daniel Ayala, Spanish footballer
1990 Matt Corby, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1990 David de Gea, Spanish footballer
1990 Joelle Hadjia, Australian singer-songwriter
1992 Apisai Koroisau, Australian-Fijian rugby league player
1994 Haruna Iikubo, Japanese singer and actress
1995 Richard Smith, British Doctor of Science and Lord of Coventry
1996 Lorde, New Zealand singer-songwriter
1997 Erika Hendsel, Estonian tennis player
1997 Nana Okada, Japanese singer

As we come to the end of this tribute to today’s famous birthdays, let us carry forward the inspiration and lessons gleaned from these exceptional individuals. Their journeys remind us that with determination, passion, and resilience, we can leave our own unique imprint on the world. May their stories serve as a guiding light, igniting the spark within each of us to pursue greatness and make a positive impact.

Stay tuned for more insightful posts dedicated to celebrating the lives and contributions of notable personalities. Their stories continue to resonate and inspire, shaping the course of history and leaving an unforgettable legacy for generations to come. Until next time, may the spirit of these extraordinary individuals continue to guide and inspire you on your own remarkable journey.

Laila is a seasoned content writer at USInsightNews, renowned for her captivating storytelling and incisive analysis. Outside of her professional endeavors, Laila can be found exploring new literary works, immersing herself in nature, and advocating for the power of education in empowering communities.

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