Famous People Born On June 5th

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People born on June 5 fall under the sign of Gemini, the third sun sign. They are ruled by planet Mercury and have a genuine interest in others' well-being. They are altruistic, authoritarian and affectionate with both friends and lovers. They tend to be high-strung and energetic, preferring the company of friends to solitude. Eternal optimists, they rarely see the cup as half-empty. They are charming, intelligent and could sell ice to the Eskimos. They have a tendency to be superficial and judgmental, often dismissing others without getting to know them. They are mercurial and may crack under intense pressure at work or in their personal lives.

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 1 
Mark Wahlberg
(Best Known for His Role in Films: 'The Departed', 'The Fighter' and 'Italian Job')
Mark Wahlberg
90
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

From being a drug dealer to going to prison on the charge of attempted murder, Mark Wahlberg's young life was a troubled one. That is till the time he decided to pull himself out of the mess and live a worthy life. His foray into music began his journey which later took him into the world of television and film.

 2 
Tyler Blevins
(Gamer, Twitch Star)
Tyler Blevins
43
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Greyscale, Illinois
 3 
Sonia Sotomayor
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States )
Sonia Sotomayor
21
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

Sonia Sotomayor, the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of America, entered the record books when in August 2009 she became the first Hispanic and the fourth woman to be appointed to the court. She’s a strong defendant of the rights of accused and has raised her voice against misdemeanors by the police and the prosecutors, and abuses in prisons.

 4 
Adam Smith
(Economist)
Adam Smith
25
Birth Year: 1723
Birthplace: Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Died: July 17, 1790

Widely considered The Father of Economics, Adam Smith was a Scottish philosopher and economist. A pioneer of political economy, Adam Smith played a major role during the Scottish Enlightenment. His book The Wealth of Nations is regarded as the first modern work of economics and a forerunner of today's academic discipline of economics.

 5 
Pancho Villa
(Governor of Chihuahua (1913-14))
Pancho Villa
20
Birth Year: 1878
Birthplace: La Coyotada, Mexico
Died: July 20, 1923
Military leader Pancho Villa was a significant figure of the Mexican Revolution. He supported the ouster of dictator Porfirio Diaz and later fought to remove Victoriano Huerta from power. He also allied with Emiliano Zapata and fought against Venustiano Carranza. He remains immortalized in many films and novels.
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Troye Sivan
(Australian Singer-Songwriter, Actor and YouTuber)
Troye Sivan
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Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Singer, actor, and YouTuber Troye Sivan is best known for his Golden Globe-nominated song Revelation from the movie Boy Erased. He played the younger Wolverine in X-Men Origins: Wolverine and the titular role in the Spud movie franchise. His YouTube video The Boyfriend Tag won him a Teen Choice Award.
 7 
Rick Riordan
(Author)
Rick Riordan
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Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States

Rick Riordan is an author whose Percy Jackson & the Olympians series was adapted into a film series. Known for writing books based on the mythologies of various cultures, Riordan's works have been translated into 42 languages. In the US alone, his books have sold over 30 million copies and he is a two-time winner of Mark Twain Award.

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Robert Kraft
(Businessman, Chairman and CEO of the 'Kraft Group')
Robert Kraft
11
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States

Robert Kraft is an American businessman and the chief executive officer and chairman of the popular diversified holding company, The Kraft Group. A sports enthusiast, Kraft owns the Gillette Stadium, NFL's New England Patriots, and MLS' New England Revolution. Also a well-known philanthropist, Robert Kraft has donated millions of dollars to various causes, such as healthcare, education, and youth sports.   

 9 
Nick Kroll
(Actor)
Nick Kroll
11
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Rye, New York, United States
Nick Kroll is best known for his performance in the sitcom The League and for his own Comedy Central show, Kroll Show. He has also voiced many characters, such as Stu in The Life and Times of Tim, and has starred in and co-created the Emmy-nominated show Big Mouth.
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Kenny G
(Smooth Jazz Saxophonist and One of the Best-Selling Musicians of All Time )
Kenny G
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Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Kenneth Bruce Gorelick, better known as Kenny G, is a best-selling jazz saxophonist who has sold over 75 million records and even owns a line of saxophones. He is also a certified pilot and a skilled golfer who has participated in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am seven times.

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John Maynard Keynes
11
Birth Year: 1883
Birthplace: Cambridge ,England
Died: April 21, 1946

John Maynard Keynes was an English economist. His ideas are credited with changing the theory and practice of the economic policies and macroeconomics of governments at a fundamental level. Counted among the 20th century's most influential economists, Keynes' ideas are the basis for Keynesian economics. In 1999, he was named in Time magazine's Most Important People of the Century list.

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Liza Weil
(Best Known for Her Roles in the TV Series: ‘Gilmore Girls’ and ‘How to Get Away with Murder’)
Liza Weil
6
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States
Liza Weil is best known as Paris Geller from Gilmore Girls and its revival series, and as Amanda Tanner in Scandal. Fans also loved her in How to Get Away with Murder and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. She had started her career with theater and still performs in plays occasionally.
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Jeff Garlin
(Comedian)
Jeff Garlin
7
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Yoo In-na
(Actress)
Yoo In-na
7
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Seongnam, Gyeonggi, South Korea
South Korean entertainer Yoo In-na is best known for her roles in series such as Secret Garden, Queen and I, and High Kick! Through the Roof. She was a DJ on the popular radio program Let's Crank Up the Volume and has won honors such as the Baeksang Arts Award.
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Peter Wentz
(American Musician Best Known as the Bassist and Lyricist for the Rock Band ‘Fall Out Boy’)
Peter Wentz
7
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois, United States
Pete Wentz gained fame as the bassist/lyricist for the rock band Fall Out Boy and later formed the electropop group Black Cards. He owns a record label, an apparel company, and a film production company. He has hosted Best Ink and is associated with charities such as UNICEF's Tap Project.
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Joe Gatto
(Comedian, Actor & Producer)
Joe Gatto
4
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Staten Island, NY, USA

Joe Gatto is an American actor, producer, and comedian. He is part of the popular comedy troupe, The Tenderloins, which also has comedians like Sal Vulcano, Brian Quinn, and James Murray. Gatto is best known for appearing in the popular hidden camera reality show, Impractical Jokers. He also appeared in the film version of the show, Impractical Jokers: The Movie.

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Federico García Lorca
(Spanish Poet, Playwright, and Theatre Director.)
Federico García Lorca
3
Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: Fuente Vaqueros, Spain
Died: August 19, 1936

Federico García Lorca was a Spanish poet, playwright, and theater director. He was a prominent member of the Generation of '27, a group of poets who essentially worked with avant-garde forms of art and poetry. He was homosexual and had a love affair with sculptor Emilio Aladrén. He mysteriously disappeared at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War.

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Amanda Crew
3
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Langley, British Columbia
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Ron Livingston
6
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA
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Brian McKnight
(Singer-Songwriter with Thrid Most Grammy Nominations Without a Win)
Brian McKnight
2
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States

Brian McKnight is a singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist in R&B and soul genres. Associated with labels like Motown, Mercury, and Warner Brothers, he is known for his albums, Back at One, and Anytime. The co-writer of the song Wait also hosted radio shows.

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Pat Garrett
(Lawman)
Pat Garrett
4
Birth Year: 1850
Birthplace: Chambers County, Alabama, United States
Died: February 29, 1908
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Mike Fisher
(Ice hockey player centre)
Mike Fisher
0
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Peterborough, Canada
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Joe Clark
(Former Prime Minister of Canada)
Joe Clark
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Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: High River, Canada

Joe Clark is a Canadian statesman, businessman, and politician. In 1979, he became the youngest person to be elected as the prime minister of Canada and served in this position until 1980. He lost the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in 1983 before gaining prominence once again in 1984 when he served as a senior cabinet minister. 

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Suze Orman
(Author, Television Personality, Motivational Speaker)
Suze Orman
8
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
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Mary Kay Bergman
(Actor, Voice actor)
Mary Kay Bergman
2
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Died: November 11, 1999
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Bob Probert
(Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Player)
Bob Probert
0
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada
Died: July 5, 2010

Bob Probert was a Canadian ice hockey player who played as a forward throughout his career. Most of his achievements as a player were overshadowed by his reputation of being a fighter inside the rink as well as his off-ice antics and brushes with the law. He also supported aspiring hockey players and often bought match tickets for underprivileged children.

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James Connolly
(Socialist Leader)
James Connolly
3
Birth Year: 1868
Birthplace: Cowgate
Died: May 12, 1916
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Ryan Mallett
(Football player)
Ryan Mallett
2
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Batesville, Arkansas, United States
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Rambha
(Actress)
Rambha
1
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Henry Onyekuru
(Nigerian footballer)
Henry Onyekuru
2
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Onitsha
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Martha Argerich
5
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
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William Boyd
(Film Actor)
William Boyd
1
Birth Year: 1895
Birthplace: Hendrysburg, Ohio, United States
Died: September 12, 1972
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Spalding Gray
1
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Died: January 11, 2004
 34 
Colm Wilkinson
(Tenor and Actor Best Known for His Lead Role as ‘Jean Valjean’ in ‘Les Misérables')
Colm Wilkinson
0
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Drimnagh, Ireland
Known for his incredible vocal range, Irish tenor Colm Wilkinson mesmerized audiences with his performances in the stage musicals The Phantom of the Opera and Les Misérables. Born to musician parents, Wilkinson had begun performing part-time quite early in life. His self-titled album aced the Irish charts for 8 weeks.
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Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
(2nd President of Equatorial Guinea)
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
0
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Acoacán, Equatorial Guinea
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Salvatore Ferragamo
(Designer known as Founder of Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A.)
Salvatore Ferragamo
0
Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: Bonito, Italy
Died: August 7, 1960

Salvatore Ferragamo was an Italian shoe designer. An innovative designer, Ferragamo is remembered for inventing the Cage heel. Also a pioneering shoe designer, Ferragamo experimented with materials including fish, crocodile, and kangaroo skin. He is also credited with founding the popular luxury goods company, Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. Today, his company has extended its operations to include a ready-to-wear clothing line.

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Aesop Rock
(Hip-Hop Artist)
Aesop Rock
2
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Syosset, New York, United States
 38 
Žydrūnas Ilgauskas
(Basketball player)
Žydrūnas Ilgauskas
2
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Kaunas, Russian
 39 
Chad Allen
(Actor)
Chad Allen
4
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Cerritos, California, United States
 40 
Mike Zimmer
(American Football Coach)
Mike Zimmer
0
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, United States
 41 
Bill Hayes
(Actor)
Bill Hayes
1
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Harvey, Illinois, United States
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Yulia Lipnitskaya
6
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Yekaterinburg, Russia

Yulia Lipnitskaya stunned her fans with the news of her retirement at the tender age of 19. Apparently, she had been struggling with injuries and anorexia. The Russian professional figure skater won an Olympic gold at 15, thus becoming the youngest Russian gold medalist in history.

 43 
Torry Holt
(American football player)
Torry Holt
0
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Gibsonville, North Carolina, United States
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Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover
1
Birth Year: 1771
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 18, 1851
 45 
DJ Mustard
(Record producer, Disc jockey who released the mixtape Ketchup in 2013)
DJ Mustard
3
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 46 
Tom Evans
(Former Musician and Songwriter, Most Notable for His Work With the Band Badfinger)
Tom Evans
1
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: November 19, 1983
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Gary Russell Jr.
0
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
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Christy Brown
0
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 7, 1981
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Kathleen Kennedy
(Producer and Co-Founded of ‘Amblin Entertainment’)
Kathleen Kennedy
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Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Film producer Kathleen Kennedy currently serves Lucasfilm as its president. She is the co-founder of Amblin Entertainment with her husband, Frank Marshall, and Steven Spielberg. Over the years, she has produced some of the highest-grossing films of all time, such as E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and the Jurassic Park franchise.
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Richard Scarry
(Children's author)
Richard Scarry
1
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: April 30, 1994

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on June 5

Personality
These Geminis are creative types who thrive on versatility. Their curiosity knows no bounds and they are restless. They speak quickly, and learning foreign languages is easy for them. They make wonderful storytellers. Naturally witty, with top-notch social skills, they can mingle with any crowd and blend right in. They are creative and innovative, always looking for a way to streamline a process or perfect a design. Because of their low threshold for boredom, they seek new experiences and mental challenges.

Health
Their mercurial nature makes these Geminis especially high-strung and full of nervous energy. They can find it difficult to shut off their minds at the day's end and may be plagued with sleep disorders and insomnia. A regular exercise routine can burn off some energy and relax them enough for a good night's sleep. Keeping weight on their often lanky frames may be difficult.

Finance
Geminis have an agile mind and are able to comprehend budgets and bottom lines. They also enjoy free-wheeling spending, so they need a decent salary. However, money is not a big motivating factor. They understand how to best utilize their resources for maximum impact.

Career
With their glib nature and gift of gab, sales or any media position where they can use their excellent communication skills is a good fit for June 5 Geminis. They are usually not very patient and require a stimulating environment to hold their interest and keep them on task.

Relationships, Marriage and Children
Those born on this day aren't as fickle as many Geminis and may choose to marry young. They seek partners who can match them intellectually and keep up with their high-spirited nature. Family is important to them and those with brothers and sisters are likely to maintain those close ties. Because they have the ability to revert back to a temporary childhood when around young children, they make excellent parents and enjoy an uncommon camaraderie with them. Their circle of friends is likely to be wide and most are well-liked and popular with their peers.

Lucky Colors: Emerald, Aquamarine, Jade, Yellow, Green
Lucky Numbers: 5, 14, 23, 50, 59, 68, 77
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 2, 5