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Born on This Day: Monday, June 5

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The following folks, for better or for worse, were born on this day in history, June 5.

1640 – Pu Songling, Chinese author (d. 1715)

1819 – John Couch Adams, English mathematician and astronomer (d. 1892)

1877 – Willard Miller, Canadian-American sailor, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1959)

1884 – Frederick Lorz, American runner (d. 1914)

1895 – William Boyd, American actor and producer (d. 1972)

1899 – Otis Barton, American diver, engineer, and actor, designed the bathysphere (d. 1992)

1912 – Dean Amadon, American ornithologist and author (d. 2003)

1922 – Sheila Sim, English actress (d. 2016)

1924 – Art Donovan, American football player and radio host (d. 2013)

1928 – Tony Richardson, English-American director and producer (d. 1991)

1938 – Roy Higgins, Australian jockey (d. 2014)

1939 – Joe Clark, Canadian journalist and politician, 16th Prime Minister of Canada

1941 – Martha Argerich, Argentinian pianist

1947 – Laurie Anderson, American singer-songwriter and violinist

1953 – Kathleen Kennedy, American film producer, co-founded Amblin Entertainment

1960 – Claire Fox, English author and academic

1967 – Matt Bullard, American basketball player and sportscaster

1971 – Mark Wahlberg, American model, actor, producer, and rapper

1974 – Chad Allen, American actor

1977 – Liza Weil, American actress

1985 – Jeremy Abbott, American figure skater

1990 – DJ Mustard, American record producer and songwriter

1998 – Yulia Lipnitskaya, Russian figure skater

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