6 May


1758

 Maximilien Robespierre
French lawyer and politician (d. 1794)

1856

 Sigmund Freud
Austrian psychiatrist (d. 1939)
 Robert Peary
American explorer (d. 1920)

1868

 Gaston Leroux
French writer (d. 1927)

1895

 Rudolph Valentino
Italian-American actor (d. 1926)

1899

 Billy Cotton
English bandleader (d. 1969)

1904

 Raymond Bailey
American actor (d. 1980)

1911

 Frank Nelson
American actor (d. 1986)

1913

 Stewart Granger
English actor (d. 1993)

1915

 Orson Welles
American director and actor (d. 1985)

1924

 Patricia Kennedy Lawford
American socialite (d. 2006)

1931

 Willie Mays
American baseball player.

1936

 Joanna Dunham
Joanna Dunham (6 May 1936 – 25 November 2014) was an English actress, best noted for her work on stage and television. She also appeared in several major films including The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965). Born in Luton, Bedfordshire, England. (d. 2014)

1937

 Rubin Carter
Rubin “Hurricane” Carter (May 6, 1937 – April 20, 2014) was an American middleweight boxer who was wrongly convicted of murder and later freed via a petition of habeas corpus after spending almost 20 years in prison. (d. 2014)

1943

 Andreas Baader
German terrorist, member of the Red Army Faction (d. 1977)
 Grange Calveley
English cartoonist. Creator of the BBC’s series

1945

 Bob Seger
American singer-songwriter and musician.

1947

 Alan Dale
New Zealand actor.

1948

 Mary MacGregor
American singer.

1950

 Jeffery Deaver
Jeffery Deaver (born May 6, 1950) is an American mystery/crime writer. Deaver’s most popular series features his regular character Lincoln Rhyme, a quadriplegic detective. His novel The Bone Collector was turned into a film. Born in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

1951

 Samuel Doe
Liberian politician, 21st President of Liberia (d. 1990)

1952

 Michael O’Hare
American actor (d. 2012)

1953

 Tony Blair
English politician, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
 Graeme Souness
Scottish footballer and manager.
 Tim Wonnacott
Tim Wonnacott (born 6 May 1953) is a chartered auctioneer, Chartered Surveyor, English antiques expert, and a television presenter. He has been Director of one of the world’s oldest auction houses, Sotheby’s. Wonnacott is best known for his appearances as a presenter on BBC TV programmes, including Bargain Hunt. Born in Barnstaple, Devon, England

1955

 Tom Bergeron
American television host.

1961

 George Clooney
American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter.
 Gina Riley
Australian actress, writer, singer and comedian.
 Pippa Haywood
Philippa “Pippa” Haywood (born 6 May 1961) is an English actress best known for playing the much put-upon Helen Brittas in the BBC One comedy series The Brittas Empire (1991-1997). Born in London.

1965

 Leslie Hope
Canadian actress.

1977

 Rosie Marcel
Rosie Marcel (born 6 May 1977 in Roehampton, London) is an English actress. She is best known as Jac Naylor, the Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon in the BBC drama series, Holby City. Born in Roehampton, South West London.

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