The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

June 16th famous birthdays

Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur (1971 - 1996)

American rapper, producer and actor

Jonah Marais

Jonah Marais (22)

American singer

Isaak Presley

Isaak Presley (18)

American actor

Anna Cathcart

Anna Cathcart (17)

Canadian actress

Tay-K

Tay-K (20)

American rapper

Kyler Fisher

Kyler Fisher (33)

American social media star

Eddie Cibrian

Eddie Cibrian (47)

American actor

Lauren Taylor

Lauren Taylor (22)

American actress

Marissa Rachel

Marissa Rachel (23)

American YouTube star

James Hellwig

James Hellwig (1959 - 2014)

Professional wrestler; bodybuilder; motivational speaker

Geronimo

Geronimo (1829 - 1909)

Native American leader

Blake Anderson

Blake Anderson (36)

American comedian and actor

Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson (50)

American golfer

Abby Elliott

Abby Elliott (33)

American actress and comedian

Gnash

Gnash (27)

American DJ and rapper

Amberry

Amberry (24)

English YouTuber

John Cho

John Cho (48)

Korean-American actor

Gabriella Whited

Gabriella Whited (19)

American singer and social media star

Emily
Kuzma

Emily Kuzma (15)

American TikTok star

Laurie Metcalf

Laurie Metcalf (65)

American actress

Arnold Vosloo

Arnold Vosloo (58)

South African actor

Zoe
Seliktar

Zoe Seliktar (17)

American social media star

Camila Morrone

Camila Morrone (23)

Argentine-American model

Muslimthicc

Muslimthicc (21)

American TikTok star

Rhys Dawkins

Rhys Dawkins (20)

Canadian TikTok star

Jürgen Klopp

Jürgen Klopp (53)

German football coach

Amanda
Rach Lee

Amanda Rach Lee (22)

Canadian YouTuber and vlogger

Barry Sanders

Barry Sanders (52)

American football player

Missy Peregrym

Missy Peregrym (38)

Canadian actress

Banks

Banks (32)

American singer and poet

Finn
Paul

Finn Paul (17)

English TikTok star

Stan Laurel

Stan Laurel (1890 - 1965)

English actor and comedian

Enoch Powell

Enoch Powell (1912 - 1998)

English politician

Daniel Brühl

Daniel Brühl (42)

Spanish-German actor

Rick Nash

Rick Nash (36)

Canadian ice hockey player

John Newman

John Newman (30)

English singer, songwriter and record producer

Adam
Ray

Adam Ray (38)

American comedian

Park
Bo-gum

Park Bo-gum (27)

South Korean actor and singer

Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates (82)

American novelist

Mohammad Mosaddegh

Mohammad Mosaddegh (1882 - 1967)

Prime Minister of Iran

Kelly Blatz

Kelly Blatz (33)

American actor

Joan Van Ark

Joan Van Ark (77)

American actress

Urby Emanuelson

Urby Emanuelson (34)

Dutch footballer

JJ
Subia

JJ Subia (17)

American TikTok star

Fernando Muslera

Fernando Muslera (34)

Uruguayan footballer

Roberto Durán

Roberto Durán (69)

Panamanian boxer

Bill Cobbs

Bill Cobbs (86)

American actor

James Bolam

James Bolam (85)

English actor

Joe McElderry

Joe McElderry (29)

English singer-songwriter and model

Eileen Atkins

Eileen Atkins (86)

English actress

Bryce Vine

Bryce Vine (32)

American singer and rapper

On this day

June 16 in History

  • 1884

    June 16, 1884:

    One of the United States’ earliest amusement roller coasters, the Switchback Railway opens in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City.

  • 1903

    June 16, 1903:

    Henry Ford establishes the Ford Motor Company with support from 11 investors.

  • 1911

    June 16, 1911:

    The technology company, International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation is founded by Charles Ranlett Flint.

  • 1943

    June 16, 1943:

    Famous actor Charlie Chaplin, at 54 years old, marries 18-year-old Oona O’Neill, an aspiring actress and the daughter of playwright Eugen O’Neill.

  • 1959

    June 16, 1959:

    Actor George Reeves of “Superman” fame shoots himself to death.

  • 1961

    June 16, 1961:

    Rudolf Nureyev, who would become a world-famous ballet star, defects from the USSR.

  • 1963

    June 16, 1963:

    Valentina V. Tereshkova makes history as the first woman to go to space, aboard the Soviet spacecraft, Vostok 6.

  • 1976

    June 16, 1976:

    The Soweto uprising in South Africa starts with black students protesting the government’s introduction of Afrikaans in all schools as a medium of instruction.

  • 1995

    June 16, 1995:

    The superhero film, “Batman Forever” is released.

  • 2012

    June 16, 2012:

    China sends its first woman, Liu Yang to space on the Shenzhou 9 spacecraft.