Is June 18th your birthday? Was someone special to you born on June 18th? With whom will you choose to celebrate this excellent occasion?
If today is your birthday, then you are in excellent company. June 18th was the birth date of several notable individuals. Here they are:
June 18th Birthdays: Famous Artists
Bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor (Allegory of Winter, Fountain of Neptune, Goddess Opi , Leda with the Swan, Parnassusand Victory) and architect, was born on June 18, 1511.
Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Portuguese Abstractionist painter (Infinite Passage) was born on June 18, 1908.
James Montgomery Flagg, American illustrator and designer of Uncle Sam’s “I Want You” poster, was born on June 18, 1877.
Paul Joostens, Flemish painter (Essentiel Essence Ciel,Objet Dada and La Visionnaire), was born on June 18, 1889.
Edward Steuermann, Polish-Austrian pianist and composer, was born on June 18, 1892.
Eduard Tubin, Estonian conductor and composer (Reigi Ōpetaja), was born on June 18, 1905.
Joseph-Marie Vien, French Neoclassical painter (Marchande d’amours), was born on June 18, 1716.
June 18th Birthdays: Famous Athletes
Annelie Ehrhardt, German hurdler and Olympic gold medalist (1972), was born on June 18, 1950.
George Leigh (“Because It Is There”) Mallory, British mountain climber, was born on June 18, 1886.
Jean Wicki, Swiss bobsledder and Olympic gold medalist (1972), was born on June 18, 1933.
June 18th Birthdays: Famous Authors and Journalists
American dramatist Philip Barry (The Animal Kingdom, Here Come the Clowns, Holiday, Hotel Universe, The Philadelphia Story, Second Threshold and Tomorrow and Tomorrow) was born on June 18, 1896.
Roger Ebert, American film critic (Siskel and Ebert at the Movies) and Pulitzer Prize winner (1975), was born on June 18, 1942.
Gail Kathleen Godwin, American novelist (Dream Children, Evensong, Father Melancholy’s Daughter, The Finishing School, Glass People, A Mother and Two Daughters, Mr. Bedford and the Muses, The Perfectionists, A Sorrowful Woman and Violet Clay), was born on June 18, 1937.
Laura Z. Hobson, American author (Consenting Adult, Gentleman’s Agreement and Tenth Month), was born on June 18, 1900.
Polish-American novelist Jerzy Kosinski (Being There and The Painted Bird) was born on June 18, 1933.
Sir Thomas Overbury, British essayist (Observations in Foreign Travel ) and poet (Characters, The Remedy of Love and The Wife), was born on June 18, 1581.
Sylvia Field Porter, American economist and financial writer (Sylvia Porter’s Money Book), was born on June 18, 1913.
Carolyn Wells, American poet and author (At the Sign of the Sphinx, Idle Idyls, The Jingle Book and The Story of Betty), was born on June 18, 1862.
June 18th Birthdays: Famous Business Leaders
Henry Clay Folger, American industrialist and philanthropist, was born on June 18, 1857.
William Randolph Hearst, III, American publisher, was born on June 18, 1949.
Edward Wyllis Scripps, American journalist and publisher (Cleveland Penny Press, Newspaper Enterprise Association, Scripps-McRae League and United Press Association), was born on June 18, 1854.
June 18th Birthdays: Famous Performers
American radio personality and actor Robert Arthur (Ace in the Hole, The Lone Ranger and Twelve O’Clock High) was born on June 18, 1925.
Richard Allen Boone, American actor (The Alamo, Dragnet, Halls of Montezuma, Have Gun Will Travel, Kangaroo, Man Without a Star, Paladin, Pony Soldier and Robber’s Roost), was born on June 18, 1917.
American actress Carolyn Laurie (Carol) Kane (Addams Family Values, Annie Hall, Dog Day Afternoon, Hester Street, My Blue Heaven, The Pacifier, The Pallbearer, The Princess Bride, Scrooged, Taxi and When a Stranger Calls) was born on June 18, 1952.
American singer and actress Jeannette MacDonald (Love Me Tonight, Maytime, The Merry Widow, Naughty Marietta, Rose Marie and San Francisco) was born on June 18, 1903.
Sir Paul McCartney, British rocker (The Beatles and Wings) was born on June 18, 1942.
American actress Maggie McNamara (Ben Casey, The Cardinal, The Moon Is Blue, Prince of Players, Three Coins in a Fountain and The Twilight Zone) was born on June 18, 1928.
Isabella Fiorella Elettra GiovannaRossellini, Italian model and actress (The Accidental Husband, Big Night, Blue Velvet, Death Becomes Her, Immortal beloved, Tough Guys Don’t Dance and Wild at Heart), was born on June 18, 1952.
American country star Blake Tollison Shelton (“Austin,” “The Baby,” “Don’t Make Me,” “Nobody But Me,” “Ol’ Red” and “Some Beach”) was born on June 18, 1976.
Blanche Sweet, American actress (Anna Christie, Judith of Bethulia,The Lonedale Operator, Show Girl in Hollywood, The Sporting Venus and Tess of the D’Urbervilles) was born on June 18, 1896.
June 18th Birthdays: Famous Scientists
William Lassell, British astronomer and discoverer of the satellites of Uranus and Neptune was born on June 18, 1799.
Prosper Meniere, French otologist (Meniere’s Disease), was born on June 18, 1799.
Hans Schardt, Swiss geologist was born on June 18, 1858.
June 18th Birthdays: Famous World Leaders
Anastasia Nikolayevna, mysterious daughter of Russian Czar Nicholas II, was born on June 18, 1901.
Happy Birthday, June 18th.
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