June Birthdays

June 5th Birthdays

If you were born on June 5th you share a celebrity birthday with these famous people:

john carlos birthday, nee john wesley carlos, john carlos 1968, american olympic athlete, 1968 summer games, 200 meters bronze medal winner, track and field athlete, cfl, professional football player, civil rights activist, olympic project for human rights, black power salute, co author, the john carlos story the sports moment that changed the world, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, june 5th birthdays, born june 5 1945John Carlos

American track and field athlete, bronze medal-winning Olympic sprinter (1968 Mexico City), civil rights activist (Olympic Project for Human Rights), & pro football player (CFL – Montreal Alouettes), born June 5, 1945. (John Carlos 1968 Olympic Games Photo: Angelo Cozzi, Mondadori Publishers)

ken follett birthday, nee kenneth martin follett, welsh writer, spy thriller books, historical fiction, novelist, the key to rebecca, eye of the needle, world without end, pillars of the earth, fall of giants, a dangerous fortune, lie down with lions, edge of eternity, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, june 5th birthdays, born june 5 1949Ken Follett (nee Kenneth Martin Follett)

Edgar Award-winning Welsh spy thriller & historical fiction novelist (The Key to Rebecca; Eye of the Needle; World Without End; Pillars of the Earth; Fall of Giants; A Dangerous Fortune; Edge of Eternity; Lie Down With Lions; Winter of the World; Triple), born June 5, 1949. (Ken Follett: Olivier Favre / Ken Follett

suze orman birthday, nee susan lynn orman, suze orman 2014, financial journalist, financial advisor, money matters columnist, the philadelphia enquirer articles, author, the road to wealth, the nine steps to financial freedom, the courage to be rich, youve earned it dont lose it, women and money, cnbc tv host, the suze orman show, businesswoman, suze orman financial group, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, june 5th birthdays, born june 5 1951Suze Orman (nee Susan Lynn Orman)

American financial advisor & writer (Money Matters; The Philadelphia Enquirer), motivational speaker, CNBC TV host (The Suze Orman Show), and author (The Road to Wealth; The Nine Steps to Financial Freedomborn June 5, 1951. (Suze Orman 2014 Photo: Jacqueline Zaccor / linkedineditors)

kathleen kennedy birthday, kathleen kennedy 2015, american producer, cofounder amblin entertainment, lucasfilm president, 1980s movies, et the extra terrestrial, poltergeist, twilight zone the move, indiana jones and the temple of doom, gremlins, fandango, the goonies, back to the future, young sherlock holmes, the color purple, the money pit, an american tail, innerspace, empire of the sun, batteries not included, who framed roger rabbit, the land before time, tummy trouble, dad, back to the future part ii, always, 1990s films, joe versus the volcano, back to the future part iii, gremlins 2 the new batch, arachnophobia, cape fear, an american tail fievel goes west, hook, noises off, alivle, a far off place, jurassic park, a dangerous woman, were back a dinosaurs story, schindlers list, the flintstones, milk money, the bridges of madison county, congo, the indian in the cupboard, balto, twister, the lost world jurassic park, the sixth sense, snow falling on cedars, a map of the world, 2000s movies, the sports pages, a i artificial intelligence, jurassic park iii, signs, seabiscuit, the young black stallion, war of the worlds, munich, the diving bell and the butterfly, indiana jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull, the curious case of benjamin button, the last airbender, the secret world of arrietty, hereafter, the adventures of tintin, war horse, lincoln, star wars episode vii the force awakens, the bfg, the girl on the train, rogue one a star wars story, star wars the last jedi, solo a star wars story, 1990s animated television series, fievels american tails, tiny toon adventures, steven spielberg business partner, married frank marshall, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, june 5th birthdays, born june 5 1953Kathleen Kennedy (married Frank Marshall)

American television & film producer (E. T. The Extra-Terrestrial; Jurassic Park; Poltergeist; The Bridges of Madison County; The Sixth Sense; Seabiscuit; The Goonies; Back to the Future; The Color Purple; Schindler’s List; War Horse; Always), born June 5, 1953. (Kathleen Kennedy 2015 Photo: Gage Skidmore)

nancy stafford birthday, nee nancy elizabeth stafford, nancy stafford 1990, american actress, 1980s movies, q, 1980s television series, the doctors adriennt hunt manning, st elsewhere joan halloran, matlock michelle thomas, sidekicks patricia blake, 1990s tv shows, main floor hostess, 2000s films, destiny, the wager, 2000s television shows, judging amy judge bell, 2010s movies, christmas with a capital c, christmas oranges, race to the finish, superheroes dont need capes, season of miracles, assumed killer, christmas for a dollar, heritage falls, im not ashamed, a mermaids tale, heaven bound, 2010s tv series, scandal bnc anchor, christian book author, public speaker, miss florida 1976, 1977 miss america pageant contestant, ford modeling agency, 1970s fashion model, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, june 5th birthdays, born june 5 1954Nancy Stafford 

American model & actress of TV (Michelle Thomas on Matlock; Joan Halloran on St. Elsewhere; Sidekicks; Main Floor; Scandal; Judging Amy), movies (The Wager; A Mermaid’s Tale; Heritage Falls; I’m Not Ashamed), and Miss Florida 1976, born June 5, 1954. (Nancy Stafford c 1990 Photo: Bob Finch)

kenny g birthday, nee kenneth bruce gorelick, kenny g 2013, american jazz musician, saxophonist, instrumental music hits, songbird, auld lang syne, every time i close my eyes, dont make me wait for love, forever in love, love power, my my my, all the man that i need, voices that care, missing you now, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, june 5th birthdays, born june 5 1956Kenny G.  (nee Kenneth Bruce Gorelick)

American best-selling instrumental musician and jazz saxophonist (Songbird; Auld Lang Syne; Every Time I Close My Eyes; Don’t Make Me Wait For Love; Forever in Love; Love Power; All the Man That I Need; Voices That Care; Missing You Now), born June 5, 1956. (Kenny G 2013 Photo: Angela George)

rick riordan birthday, nee richard russell riordan jr, rick riordan 2010, american mythology writer, fantasy novelist, detective fiction author, tres navarre series, big red tequila, rebel island, mission road, southtown, the devil went down to austin, the last king offtexas, the widowers two step, young adult fiction writer, percy jackson series, the lightning thief, the sea of monsters, the titans curse, the battle of the labyrinth, the last olympian, the demigod files, the demigod diaries, percy jacksons greek gods, the heroes of olympus series, the lost hero, the son of neptune, the mark of athena, the house of hades, the blood of olympus, martin kane chronicles, the red pyramid, the throne of fire, 39 clues series, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, june 5th birthdays, born june 5 1964Rick Riordan (nee Richard Russell Riordan Jr.)

American writer, creator of the Tres Navarre detective fiction series novels (Big Red Tequila), mythology & fantasy young adult series Percy Jackson & The Olympians, and The Heroes of Olympus (The Lightning Thief; The Last Olympian), born June 5, 1964. (Rick Riordan 2010 Photo: Dave & Margie Hill / Kleerup)

ron livingston birthday, nee ronald joseph livingston, ron livingston 2010, american actor, 1990s movies, straight talk, the low life, swingers, the small hours, dill scallion, the big brass ring, two ninas, body shots, 1990s television series, townies curt, thats life mitch, 2000s films, beat, a rumor of angels, buying the cow, adaptation, the cooler, winter solstice, little black book, peretty persuasion, the life coach, relative strangers, holly, music within, american crude, the time travelers wife, 2000s tv shows, band of brothers lewis nixon, the practice alan lowe, sex and the city jack berger, american dad voice of bob memari, standoff matt flannery, defying gravity maddux donner, 2010s movies, dinner for schmucks, going the distance, leave, 10 years, queens country, the odd life of timothy green, touchy feely, drinking buddies, the pretty one, the conjuring, parkland, fort bliss, the end of the tour, james white, digging for fire, addicted to fresno, vacation, the 5th wave, shangri la suite, lucky, shimmer lake, tully, the long dumb road, 2010s television shows, boardwalk empire roy phillips, saints and strangers john carver, dice sydney stein, search party keith, loudermilk sam loudermilk, married rosemarie dewitt 2009, lisa sheridan relationship, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, generation x birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, june 5th birthdays, born june 5 1967Ron Livingston (nee Ronald Joseph Livingston)

American actor of stage, TV (The Practice; Band of Brothers; Sex and the City; Boardwalk Empire; Standoff; Defying Gravity) and movies (Office Space; Little Black Book; Relative Strangers; The Time Traveler’s Wife; Shimmer Lake), born June 5, 1967. Married Rosemarie DeWitt. (Ron Livingston 2010: Ian Smith)

brian mcknight birthday, born june 5th, african american singer, r and b songs, back at one, love is, one last cry, television talk shows, the brian mcknight showBrian McKnight 

American musician, singer & songwriter (Back at One; Love is [Vanessa Williams duet]; One Last Cry; The Way Love Goes; On the Down Low; U Will Know), producer, actor & host of TV (Sister, Sister; The Brian McKnight Show), born June 5th, 1969. (Brian McKnight 2017 Photo: Gage Skidmore)

martin gelinas birthday, born june 5th, canadian professional hockey player, edmonton oilers players, nhl forwards, vancouver canucks, carolina hurricanes, calgary flames, nhl assistant coachMartin Gélinas (“The Eliminator“)

Canadian former professional hockey player, 1987-1988 CHL Rookie of the Year, NHL forward (Edmonton Oilers – 1990 Stanley Cup; Vancouver Canucks; Carolina Hurricanes; Calgary Flames), and NHL Assistant Coach (Calgary Flames), born June 5th, 1970. (Martin Gélinas 2014 Photo: Resolute)

mark wahlberg birthday, born june 5th, american model, calvin klein model, rap singer, marky mark, wahlburgers restaurants, actor, films, the fighter, the departed, the italian job, the perfect storm, the other guys, the lovely bones, producer, entourageMark Wahlberg (aka Marky Mark; brother of Donnie Wahlberg)

American model (Calvin Klein), rapper, businessman (Wahlburgers), producer & actor of TV (Entourage; Boardwalk Empire; In Treatment) & films (The Fighter; The Departed; The Italian Job; The Perfect Storm; The Other Guys; The Lovely Bones), born June 5, 1971. (Mark Wahlberg 2012 Photo: Eva Rinaldi)

birthday wishes, happy birthday, greeting card, born june 5, famous birthdays, actor, film star, william boyd, mark wahlberg, tv shows, hopalong cassidy, movies, the fighter, the italian job, skyscraper, dress parade, the perfect storm(William Boyd 1928: Carsey [colorized] | Mark Wahlberg 2014: Eva Rinaldi Flickr)

Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on June 5th!

Remember These June 5th Famous Birthdays

bill hayes, born june 5th, american singer, the ballad of davy crockett, actor, broadway, tv shows, soap operas, days of our lives, movies, the cardinalBill Hayes (nee William Foster Hayes III; married Susan Seaforth Hayes)

American musician, Billboard #1 hit singer (The Ballad of Davy Crockett), actor of Broadway, daytime TV soap opera Days of Our Lives for 45+ years (Doug Williams from 1970-2023), primetime TV (Your Show of Shows), and movies (The Cardinal; Stop, You’re Killing Me; Wrestling With God) (born June 5, 1925 – died Jan. 12, 2024; age 98). (Bill Hayes 1975: Columbia Pictures Television)

peggy stewart birthday, born june 5th, american actress, western movie star, classic films, vigilantes of boomtown, son of zorro, alias billy the kid, tucson raiders, little tough guy, back street, conquest of cheyennePeggy Stewart (nee Peggy O’Rourke; married Buck Young)

American actress of TV (The Cisco Kid; Gunsmoke; Quincy M.E.; Emergency!) and movies (Son of Zorro; Alias Billy the Kid; Silver City Kid; Oregon Trail; Tucson Raiders; Little Tough Guy; Back Street; Firebrands of Arizona; Conquest of Cheyenne) (born June 5, 1923 – died May 29, 2019; age 95). Ex of Don ‘Red’ Barry. (Peggy Stewart 1947 Vigilantes of Boomtown)

robert lansing birthday, nee robert howell brown, robert lansing 1965, american actor, b1950s roadway stage, 1950s television series, 1950s tv soap operas, young dr malone peter brooks, 1950s films, 4d man, 1960s movies, the pusher, a gathering of eagles, under the yum yum tree, an eye for an eye, namu the killer whale, it takes all kinds, 1960s tv shows, bonanza guest star, 87th precinct detective steve carella, outlaws frank dalton, the united states steel hour guest star, sam benedict guest star, 12 oclock high brigadier general frank savage, branded general george armstrong custer, the man who never was peter murphy mark wainwright, the virginian guest star, insight, 1970s movies, acapulco gold, the grissom gang, black jack, thirty dangerous seconds, 1970s television shows, mannix guest star, the evil touch guest star, acapulco gold, bittersweet love, scalpel, empire of the ants, 1980s films, s h e security hazards expert, island claws, the nest, after school, 1980s tv series, automan lt jack curtis, simon and simon p i sam penny, the equalizer control, murder she wrote guest star, kung fu the legend continues paul blaisdell, married emily mclaughlin 1956, divorced emily mclaughlin 1968, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, june 5th birthdays, born june 5 1928, died october 23 1994, celebrity deathsRobert Lansing (nee Robert Howell Brown; ex of Emily McLaughlin)

American actor of TV (Frank Savage on 12 O’Clock High; Peter Brooks on Young Dr. Malone; Steve Carella on 87th Precinct; The Man Who Never Was; Gunsmoke; The Equalizer; Kung Fu: The Legend Continues; Mannix; The Virginian) & film (The Pusher; A Gathering of Eagles) (born June 5, 1928 – died Oct. 23, 1994; age 66). Robert Lansing died of cancer. (Robert Lansing 1965 Daniel Boone)

stan jones, born june 5, june 5th birthday, western music, songwriter, ghost riders in the sky, the searchers, whirlwind, yellow stripes, actor, tv shows, the sheriff of cochise, the adventures of spin and marty, national park rangerStan Jones (nee Stanley Davis Jones)

American National Park Service ranger, western music songwriter (Ghost Riders in the Sky; The Searchers; Whirlwind; Yellow Stripes); actor of TV (Deputy Harry Olson on The Sheriff of Cochise; The Adventures of Spin and Marty😉 & films (Ten Who Dared; The Great Locomotive Chase; The Last Musketeer; Rio Grande) (born June 5, 1914 – died Dec. 13, 1963; age 49). (Stan Jones 1958)

gregg barton birthday, nee harold wilson barker, born june 5th, american actor, 1960s tv shows, bonanza, death valley days, 26 men, the life and legend of wyatt earpGregg Barton (nee Harold Wilson Barker)

American actor of movies & TV (Death Valley Days; The Gene Autry Show; The Adventures of Kit Carson; 26 Men; Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok; The Lone Ranger; The Roy Rogers Show; Annie Oakley; The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp; Laramie; Buffalo Bill, Jr.) (born June 5, 1912 – died Nov. 28, 2000; age 88). Cause of death for Gregg Barton is unknown. (Gregg Barton 1960 Bonanza)

herb vigran birthday, nee herbert vigran, born june 5th, american character actor, classic tv shows, westerns, bonanza, gunsmoke, the jack benny program, dragnet, bewitched, the lucy showHerb Vigran (nee Herbert Vigran)

American character actor of movies (Blackbeard’s Ghost) and TV (Gunsmoke; The Jack Benny Program; Dragnet; Bewitched; The Lucy Show; Bachelor Father; The Brady Bunch; The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet; The Dick Van Dyke Show; McHale’s Navy; The Life of Riley) (born June 5, 1910 – died Nov. 29, 1986; age 76). Herb Vigran died of cancer complications. (Herb Vigran 1960 Bonanza)

franklyn farnum birthday, born june 5th, silent film star, westerns, silent movies, the firebrand, billy the kid, battling brewster, romance of the rockies, sunset boulevard, around the world in 80 days, ziegfeld midnight frolicFranklyn Farnum (nee William Smith; ex of Alma Rubens)

American actor of stage (Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic), silent film star (Romance of the Rockies; Billy the Kid; Battling Brewster), extra in movies & TV (Sunset Boulevard; Around the World in 80 Days; The Bad and the Beautiful; The Story of Seabiscuit; Tombstone Territory) (born June 5, 1878 – died July 4, 1961; age 83). Franklyn Farnum died of cancer. (Franklyn Farnum 1924 Photo)

william boyd, born june 5, american actor, tv shows, hopalong cassidy, westerns, classic movies, cheaters, dress parade, emergency call, flaming gold, suicide fleet, the big gamble, silent films, two arabian knights, skyscraper, the night flyerWilliam Boyd (married Grace Bradley)

American actor of movies (Cheaters; Dress Parade; Emergency Call; Flaming Gold; Suicide Fleet; The Big Gamble; The Painted Desert; Skyscraper; The Night Flyer), Hopalong Cassidy TV & westerns star (False Colors; Heart of Arizona) (born June 5, 1895 – died Sept. 12, 1972; age 77). Ex of Elinor Fair, Dorothy Sebastian, Ruth Miller, Laura Maynes. (William Boyd 1928: Carsey)

richard scarry, born june 5, june 5th birthday, american writer, illustrator, childrens books, author, little golden books, busytown stories, great steamboat mystery, first book ever, tinker and tanker, just for fun, portraitRichard Scarry

American Little Golden Books illustrator & author, creator of the Busytown children’s books (Busy Town, Busy People; Great Steamboat Mystery; First Book Ever; Tinker and Tanker; Just For Fun; The Bunny Book; Best Word Book Ever; What Do People Do All Day?) (born June 5, 1919 – died Apr. 30, 1994; age 74). Richard Scarry died of a heart attack. (Richard Scarry Painting: A. Hamilton)

edmon ryan birthday, born june 5th, american character actor, 1950s movies, mystery street, 1960s films, two for the seesawEdmon Ryan (married Anne Sargent)

American actor of TV (Dr. Kildare; Perry Mason; Alfred Hitchcock Presents) and movies (Two For the Seesaw; Tora! Tora! Tora!; Topaz; Banning; The Americanization of Emily; A House Is Not A Home; A Global Affair; Good Day for a Hanging; Mystery Street) (born June 5, 1905 – died Aug. 4, 1984; age 79). Cause of death for Edmon Ryan is unknown. (Edmon Ryan 1961 Thriller)

tom evans, born june 5, english singer, bass guitarist, songwriter, rock bands, badfinger, hit songs, without you, maybe tomorrow, hold on, lost inside your love, come and get it, wish you were here, say no more, no matter whatTom Evans (nee Thomas Evans)

English bass guitarist, singer & songwriter for Badfinger (Without You; Maybe Tomorrow; Hold On; Lost Inside Your Love; Come and Get It; Wish You Were Here; Say No More; No Matter What; Day After Day; Baby Blue; Apple of My Eye; Love is Gonna Come at Last) (born June 5, 1947 – died Nov. 19, 1983; age 36). Tom Evans died by suicide (hanging). (Tom Evans 1973: Warner Bros. Records)

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Anita Hamilton

50+ World editor & writer Anita Hamilton's articles are inspired by real historical events, places, and people. Her travel experiences, a lifelong keen interest in history, art, vintage music, books, silent films, classic movies, "golden age" television shows, fashion, & entertainment in general - combined with years of research - make her a subject matter expert with acquired knowledge & expertise on these topics. This, and a loving and supportive family complete with 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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