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Notable Birthdays for June 8

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Those born on this date include:

- Astronomer/mathematician Giovanni Domenico Cassini in 1625
- German composer Robert Schumann in 1810
- former first lady Ida McKinley in 1847
- architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1867
- science fiction publisher John W. Campbell in 1910
- British geneticist Francis Crick, who helped determine the double helix structure of DNA, in 1916
- College Football Hall of Fame member/U.S. Supreme Court Justice Byron White in 1917
- painter LeRoy Neiman in 1921
- former first lady Barbara Bush in 1925
- actor Jerry Stiller in 1927
- comedian Joan Rivers in 1933
- actor/singer James Darren in 1936 (age 87)
- astronaut Bruce McCandless II in 1937
- singer Nancy Sinatra in 1940 (age 83)
- actor Colin Baker in 1943 (age 80)
- singer/songwriter Boz Scaggs in 1944 (age 79)
- actor Kathy Baker in 1950 (age 73)
- singer Bonnie Tyler in 1951 (age 72)
- actor Griffin Dunne in 1955 (age 68)
- Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams in 1957 (age 66)
- comedian Keenen Ivory Wayans in 1958 (age 65)
- rock musician Nick Rhodes in 1962 (age 61)
- actor Frank Grillo in 1965 (age 58)
- actor Julianna Margulies in 1966 (age 57)
- gun control advocate/former Rep. Gabby Giffords in 1970 (age 53)
- rapper Ye, born Kanye West, in 1977 (age 46)
- TV personality Maria Menounos in 1978 (age 45)
- Ashley Biden, daughter of President Joe Biden, in 1981 (age 42)
- actor Torrey Devitto in 1984 (age 39)
- actor E.R. Fightmaster in 1992 (age 31).

 


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