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
  • Andrea Ghez - American astronomer, born Andrea Mia Ghez. She was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize for physics along with Reinhard Genzel and Roger Penrose.
  • 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
  • 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 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.
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