16 June: today's birthdays

  • 2pac - Pseudonym adopetd by American singer Lesane Parish Crooks
  • Ercole Barovier - Italian entrepreneur and artistic director of the Vetreria artistica Barovier & C.
  • Daniel Brühl - Spanish-born German actor. He starred in Inglourious Basterds directed by Quentin Tarantino
  • Joël Dicker - French-speaking writer born in Switzerland. He wrote The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair
  • Jim Dine - American pop artist
  • Aleksandr Fridman (Alexander Friedmann) - Russian mathematician and cosmologist
  • Jürgen Klopp - German football coach and former professional player, born Jürgen Norbert Klopp
  • Stan Laurel - English actor and comedian, born Arthur Stanley Jefferson. His comedy partner was Oliver Hardy
  • Federica Mogherini - Italian politician
  • Aimé Nicolas Morot - French painter and sculptor
  • Joyce Carol Oates - American writer. She wrote Black WaterBlonde, and The Wheel of Love and Other Stories
  • Irving Penn - American fashion photographer also famous for his portraits and still lifes
  • Raymond Rubicam - American advertising executive
  • Erich Segal - American author and screenwriter. He wrote the novel Love Story which became a hit as a film
  • Jenny Shimizu - American model and actress. She starred in the film Itty Bitty Titty Committee 
  • Adam Smith - Scottish philosopher and economist. He wrote The Theory of Moral Sentiments 
  • Vilmos Zsigmond - Hungarian-born American cinematographer.
Share on

Enter the difficult name to pronounce

Sign up to our newsletter

Follow us on

We use technology as cookies on our site to improve your experience. By continuing to use our site, you accept our use of cookies I Accept More information