Saturday, June 16, 2012

Celebrity Birthdays on June 17

1936 '" Vern Harper, Canadian First Nations Cree Elder and veteran of the Korean War

1943 '" Newt Gingrich, American politician who is running for President in 2012

1943 '" Barry Manilow, American musician

1944 '" Bill Rafferty, American comedian and impressionist

1945 '" Art Bell, American radio broadcaster and author

1945 '" Tommy Franks is a retired general in the United States Army. His last Army post was as the Commander of the United States Central Command, overseeing United States Armed Forces operations in a 25-country region, including the Middle

1947 '" Linda Chavez is an American author, commentator, and radio talk show host. She is also aFox News analyst, Chairman of the Center for Equal Opportunity, has a syndicated column that appears in newspapers nationwide each week, and sits on the Board of Directors of two Fortune 1000 companies: Pilgrim's Pride and ABM Industries Inc. Chavez was the highest-ranking woman in President Ronald Reagan's White House, and was the first Latina ever nominated to the United States Cabinet

1948 '" Dave Concepcion, Venezuelan baseball player, shortstop for the Cincinnati Reds and member of the Big Red Machine who probably should be a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame

1951 '" Joe Piscopo, American actor

1958 '" Bobby Farrelly, American film director and one of the Farrelly Brothers

1960 '" Thomas Haden Church, American actor who played the Sandman in the Spider-man 3

1964 '" Michael Gross, German swimmer who won three Olympic Gold Medals

1965 '" Dan Jansen, American speed skater who finally won an Olympic Gold Medal

1966 '" Jason Patric is an American film, television and stage actor. He may be best-known for his roles in the films The Lost BoysSleepersYour Friends & NeighborsNarcThe Losers and Speed 2: Cruise Control. His father is the actor/playwright Jason Miller. Patric is the maternal grandson of Jackie Gleason

1980 '" Venus Williams, American tennis player

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