30 June


1908

 Winston Graham
Winston Graham OBE (30 June 1908 – 10 July 2003) was an English novelist, best known for the Poldark novels series of historical fiction. Born Winston Mawdsley Graham in Manchester, England. (d. 2003)

1917

 Susan Hayward
Susan Hayward (June 30, 1917 – March 14, 1975) was an American actress. she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of death row inmate Barbara Graham in I Want to Live! (1958). Born Edythe Marrenner in Brooklyn, New York. (d. 1975)
 Lena Horne
Lena Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an African American singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer. Born Lena Mary Calhoun Horne in Brooklyn, New York. (d. 2010)

1934

 Harry Blackstone Jr
Harry Blackstone, Jr. (June 30, 1934 – May 14, 1997) was an American stage magician, author, and television performer. Born Harry Bouton Blackstone Jr in Three Rivers, Michigan. (d. 1997)

1939

 John Fortune
John Fortune (30 June 1939 – 31 December 2013) was a British satirist, comedian writer and actor, best known for his work with John Bird and Rory Bremner on the TV series Bremner, Bird and Fortune. Born John Wood in Bristol, England. (d. 2013)
 Tony Hatch
Tony Hatch (born 30 June 1939), also credited as Fred Nightingale and Mark Anthony, is an English composer for musical theatre and television. He is also a noted songwriter, pianist, music arranger and producer. Born Anthony Peter Hatch in Pinner, Middlesex.

1942

 Robert Ballard
Bob Ballard (born June 30, 1942) is a former United States Navy officer and a professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island who is most noted for his work in underwater archaeology: maritime archaeology and archaeology of shipwrecks. He is most known for the discoveries of the wrecks of the RMS Titanic in 1985, the battleship Bismarck in 1989, and the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown in 1998. He discovered the wreck of John F. Kennedy’s PT-109 in 2002. Born Robert Duane Ballard in Wichita, Kansas.

1943

 Florence Ballard
Florence Ballard (June 30, 1943 – February 22, 1976), was an American recording artist and vocalist, best known as one of the founding members of the popular Motown vocal group The Supremes. Born Florence Glenda Ballard in Detroit, Michigan. (d. 1976)

1957

 Bob Mills
Bob Mills (born 30 June 1957) is a British comedian, notable for his appearances in cult TV series such as In Bed with Medinner and The Show, the latter an attempt to do a non-fictional British version of The Larry Sanders Show. Born Robert Edward Mills in Chester, Cheshire.

1959

 Vincent D’Onofrio
Vincent D’Onofrio (born June 30, 1959) is an American actor, director, film producer, writer, and singer. He is known for his roles as Private Leonard Lawrence (“Gomer Pyle”) in the war film Full Metal Jacket, “Edgar” in Men in Black and Detective Robert Goren in the crime TV series Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Born Vincent Philip D’Onofrio in Brooklyn, New York.

1963

 Rupert Graves
Rupert Graves (born 30 June 1963) is an English film, television and theatre actor. He is known for his early roles in A Room with a View and Maurice as well as for his more recent role as DI Lestrade in the television series Sherlock. Born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England.

1966

 Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson (born June 30, 1966) is an American former professional boxer. He held the undisputed world heavyweight championship and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA and IBF heavyweight titles. Born Michael Gerard Tyson in Brooklyn, New York City,
New York.
 Julia Davis
Julia Davis (born 25 August 1966) is an English BAFTA award comedy writer and performer, best known for writing and starring in the BBC Three comedy Nighty Night and the sitcom Hunderby (2012), for which she won a BAFTA TV Award for best comedy writing. She also appeared as Dawn Sutcliffe in Gavin & Stacey (2007–2009). Born Julia Charlotte L Davis in Lambeth, London, England.

1970

 Joe Duttine
Joe Duttine (born 30 June 1970) is an English film, theatre and television actor. Duttine has appeared in over 25 television roles including the television series Pie in the Sky, as Steve Turner in 21 episodes. He is known for playing Tim Metcalfe in Coronation Street. Born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England.

1972

 James Martin
James Martin (born 30 June 1972), is a British chef and television presenter, best known for presenting the BBC cookery series Saturday Kitchen since 2006. Born in Malton, North Yorkshire, England.

1974

 Juli Zeh
Juli Zeh (born on 30 June 1974) is a German writer. Her first book was Adler und Engel (translated into English as Eagles and Angels by Christine Slenczka), which won the 2002 Deutscher Bücherpreis for best debut novel. Born in Bonn, West Germany.

1975

 Ralf Schumacher
Ralf Schumacher (born 30 June 1975) is a German former racing driver and the younger brother of seven-time Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher. Born in Hürth, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany.

1983

 Cheryl Fernandez-Versini
Cheryl Ann Fernandez-Versini (born 30 June 1983) is an English singer, dancer, and television personality. She rose to fame as a member of the girl group Girls Aloud. The group achieved a string of twenty consecutive top ten singles in the United Kingdom (including four number one singles) and six platinum albums (two of which went to number one) and earned five Brit Award nominations from 2005 to 2010. Born Cheryl Ann Tweedy in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England.

1985

 Michael Phelps
Michael Phelps (born June 30, 1985) is an American competition swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 22 medals. Phelps is the long course world record holder in the 100-meter butterfly, 200-meter butterfly and 400-meter individual medley as well as the former long course world record holder in the 200-meter freestyle and 200-meter individual medley. Born Michael Fred Phelps II in Towson, Maryland.

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