Share Share Share June 16, 2017 June Birthdays Happy June 16th Birthday! If you were born on June 16, you share a birthday with these famous people: Crash Craddock is 78 (nee Billy Craddock) American septuagenarian senior citizen, rockabilly and country-rock music singer (Boom Boom Baby; Ruby Baby; Broken Down in Tiny Pieces; Rub It In) born June 16, 1939. (Billy "Crash" Craddock 1971 Photo: Hubert Long International, Billboard Ad | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Lamont Dozier is 76 American record producer and songwriter (Two Hearts; Invisible) on the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Holland-Dozier-Holland Motown songwriting team (Heat Wave; Baby Love; Stop! In the Name of Love), and septuagenarian senior born June 16, 1941. (Lamont Dozier 2009 Photo: Phil Konstantin | Wikimedia) Eddie Levert is 75 Septuagenarian senior citizen, American songwriter, and lead singer of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame vocal group the O'Jays (Back Stabbers; Love Train; Use ta Be My Girl; I Love Music) born June 16, 1942. (Eddie Levert 1974 Photo: Edward Windsor Wright PR | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Joan Van Ark is 74 American actress on TV (Knots Landing; Days of Our Lives; The New Temperatures Rising Show; We've Got Each Other; Glitter; Dallas; The Young and the Restless), and septuagenarian senior citizen born June 16, 1943. (Joan Van Ark 2007 Photo: Raven Underwood | Flicker Some rights reserved) Sônia Braga is 67 Senior citizen, Brazilian-American actress on TV and in movies (Kiss of the Spider Woman; The Milagro Beanfield War; Moon Over Parador; The Rookie) born June 16, 1950. (Sônia Braga 2010 Photo: Israel Segundo | Flickr Some rights reserved) Kale Browne is 67 (nee David Charles Browne) American senior citizen and actor on TV movies, soap operas (Another World; One Life to Live; All My Children; General Hospital) and feature films ('Til There Was You), born June 16, 1950. Roberto Durán is 66 (nee Roberto Durán Samaniego) Retired Panamanian World Champion professional boxer, titleholder for multiple weight divisions (lightweight 1972-79; welterweight 1980; light middleweight 1983-1984; middleweight 1989), born June 16, 1951. (Roberto Durán 1994 Photo: Jim Accordino | Flickr Some rights reserved) Gino Vanelli is 65 New Canadian senior citizen, songwriter, and Juno Award-winning singer (I Just Wanna Stop; Living Inside Myself; People Gotta Move; Black Cars; Hurts to Be in Love; Wild Horses; The Time of Day) and music teacher, born June 16, 1952. (Gino Vannelli Photo: Ross Vannelli | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Aleksandr Zaitsev is 65 Russian 2-time Olympic and 6-time World Champion Pairs figure skater with partner Irina Rodnina, and new senior citizen born June 16, 1952. (Photo: Stefan Kunze) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on June 16, 2017! And remembering Jack Albertson (nee Harold Albertson) Tony, Emmy, & Academy Award-winning American actor on TV (Chico and the Man; The Thin Man; Room For One More; Ensign O'Toole; Police Surgeon) & movies (The Subject Was Roses; The Poseidon Adventure) (born June 16, 1907 - died Nov. 25, 1981; age 74). Jack Albertson died of colorectal cancer. (Jack Albertson 1971 Photo: Wikimedia / PD) Stan Laurel (nee Arthur Stanley Jefferson) English early film comic screenwriter, director, and actor solo and with comedy partner Oliver Hardy (Another Fine Mess; Pack Up Your Troubles; Way Out West; A Chump at Oxford; Saps at Sea) (born June 16, 1890 - died Feb. 23, 1965; age 74). Stan Laurel died of a heart attack. (Stan Laurel circa 1920 Photo: Wikimedia / Public Domain) Erich Segal American professor (Harvard, Yale & Princeton Universities), non-fiction author, novelist and screenwriter (Love Story; Oliver's Story; The Yellow Submarine) (born June 16, 1937 - died Jan. 17, 2010; age 72). Erich Segal had Parkinson's Disease and died of a heart attack. (Erich Segal 2010 Photo: Karen Segal | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Murray Leinster (nee William Fitzgerald Jenkins) American sci-fi writer (under pseudonyms) in magazines, radio, television plays & novels (The Forgotten Planet; The Pirates of Zan; The Time Tunnel; Land of the Giants) (born June 16, 1896 - died June 8, 1975; age 78). Cause of death for William Jenkins is unknown.