22 June: today's birthdays

  • Dan Brown - American writer. He wrote The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons which were adapted into films
  • Bruce Campbell - American actor, film director and screenwriter
  • Norbert Elias - German sociologist from Wrocław
  • Robert Kramer - American actor and film director
  • Cyndi Lauper - American singer. The song Girls Just Want to Have Fun was her biggest hit
  • Margareth Madè - Stage name of Margareth Maccarrone, Italian actress and model
  • Giuseppe Mazzini - Italian politician and patriot. His influence was crucial to the birth of the Italian State
  • William McDougall - English psychologist
  • Gérard Mourou - French scientist, born Gérard Albert Mourou. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2018, along with Donna Strickland and Arthur Ashkin. They are considered the pioneers of the laser
  • Erich Maria Remarque - German author, born Erich Paul Remark. He wrote All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada - Spanish fashion designer. Her creations are characterized by patterns and strong colors
  • Emmanuelle Seigner - French actress, fashion model and singer
  • Meryl Streep - American actress. She won two Oscars for Best Actress and one for Best Supporting Actress
  • Henri Tajfel - Polish-born English psychologist, born Hersz Mordche 
  • Wilhelm von Humboldt - German linguist and philosopher 
  • Billy Wilder - Austrian-born American film director and screenwriter, born Samuel Wilder. He won a total of 7 Oscars. In the photograph, he is with American actress Gloria Swanson
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