This Week's Birthdays - Week of June 2

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Wednesday, Jun 11 2014 by

June 2, 1972 – Wayne Alphonso Brady, an American actor, singer, comedian and television personality.

Wayne Brady (StreetView)
Wayne Brady

June 3, 1906 – Josephine Baker, an American-born dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the “Black Pearl,” “Bronze Venus” and even the “Creole Goddess”.

Josephine Baker (StreetView)
Josephine Baker

June 4, 1975 – Angelina Jolie, an American actress and director.

Angelina Jolie (StreetView)
Angelina Jolie

June 5, 1979 РDavid Bisbal Ferr̩, a Grammy-winning Spanish pop singer.

David Bisbal autograph (StreetView)
David Bisbal autograph

June 6, 1755 – Nathan Hale, a soldier for the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He is probably best remembered for his purported last words before being hanged: “I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.”

Nathan Hale Statue (StreetView)
Nathan Hale Statue

June 7, 1958 – Prince Rogers Nelson, aka Prince, an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor.

Prince by Matt Thorne – Biographical book (StreetView)
Prince by Matt Thorne – Biographical book

June 8, 1829 – Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, PRA, an English painter and illustrator and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

Statue of John Everett Millais (StreetView)
Statue of John Everett Millais