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Hall of Fame Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for June 16

Last Updated 04-22-2021

🎵Lamont Dozier -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.6/16/1941
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Detroit
Misc: of the Holland-Dozier-Holland Motown team

🎭🎵Eddie Levert -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.6/16/1942
Hall of Famer, Actor, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The O'Jays

🏆🥊Roberto "No Mas" Durán -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.6/16/1951 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Panamaian
Names/Places: b. in Panama City; RN: Roberto Durán; NN: Manos de Piedra (Hands of Stone)
Misc: one of only 3 fighters to hold 4 different world titles--lightweight (1972-79); welterweight (1980) junior middleweight (1983) and middleweight (1989-90); lost famous "No Mas" welterweight title bout when he quit in eighth round against Sugar Ray Leonard (1980)

🏆🏀Darrell Griffith -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.6/16/1958
Hall of Famer, NBA Player
Names/Places: NN: Dr. Dunkenstein
Misc: Jazz #35 retired; in the College Basketball Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Louisvlle, Utah Jazz (1980-1991)

🏆🏁🏊Ulrike Tauber -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.6/16/1958 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, East German

🎵Mc Ren -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.6/16/1969
Hall of Famer, Hard Rapper
Names/Places: RN: Lorenzo Jerald Patterson
Group Names: N.W.A.

🏆🏌Phil Mickelson -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.6/16/1970
Hall of Famer, Golfer

🏆⚽Cobi N'Gai Jones -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.6/16/1970
Hall of Famer, Sports Analyst, Soccer Player

🏆🏌Tom Morris Sr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/16/1821 d.5/24/1908 (86)
Hall of Famer, Golfer, Scottish

👑🏆🎾King Gustav V Of Sweden -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/16/1858 N.S. d.10/29/1950 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, King, Tennis Figure
Misc: reigned 1907-50; in the International Tennis Hall of Fame

🏆⚽Bill Struth -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/16/1875 N.S. d.9/21/1956 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish

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🏆🏁Joshua Agajanian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/16/1913 d.5/5/1984 (70)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Names/Places: NN:J.C. or Aggie
Misc: was an influential figure in American motorsports history. He was a promoter and race car owner.

🏆🏀Hank Luisetti -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/16/1916 d.12/17/2002 (86)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player
Names/Places: RN:Angelo-Giuseppi Luisetti
Misc: revolutionized the game with the first use of a one-handed shot. 3 Pacific Coast Conference championships (Stanford, 1936-38); National championship (Stanford, 1937); Helm's Foundation Player of the Year (1937-38); 2-time All-America (1937-38)
Sports Teams: Stanford University (1935-1938)

🏆⚽James "Jimmy" Clews Cowan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/16/1926 N.S. d.6/20/1968 N.S. (42)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish

🏆🥊Matthew Saad Muhammad -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/16/1954 d.5/25/2014 (59)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🏆🥊James Brian Hellwig -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/16/1959 d.4/8/2014 (54)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: NN:The Ultimate Warrior

🎭🎵Tupac Shakur -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/16/1971 d.9/13/1996 (25)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Rapper
Names/Places: aka 2Pac
Misc: gangsta rap pioneer

🎖🏆🏒Allan McLean "Scotty" Davidson -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/6/1892 N.S. d.6/16/1915 N.S. (23)
Hall of Famer, Soldier, NHL Right Wing, Canadian
Misc: was killed in action in World War I while fighting in Belgium
Sports Teams: Toronto Blueshirts (likely from 1912-1914)

🏆🎳Phil Wolf -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/7/1869 d.6/16/1936 (66)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🏆🏀Matthew P. "Pat" Kennedy -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1908 N.S. d.6/16/1957 N.S. (49)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Referee
Misc: officiated over 4,000 games from 1928-1957; worked for the NBA, NCAA, and the Harlem Globetrotters; was the first referee to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1959.

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🎵Lonnie Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/8/1899 d.6/16/1970 (71)
Hall of Famer, Singer/Guitarist, Pianist, Violinist, Blues-Jazz Performer
Names/Places: RN:Alonzo Johnson

💰🎵Don Robey -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/1/1903 d.6/16/1975 (71)
Hall of Famer, Executive, Music Figure
Names/Places: aka Deadric Malone
Misc: record co head; in the Blues Hall of Fame

🏆🏒Ivan Wikfried "Ching" Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/7/1898 N.S. d.6/16/1979 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1925-1944
Sports Teams: New York Rangers, New York Americans

✍🎵Bob Nolan -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/13/1908 N.S. d.6/16/1980 N.S. (72)
Hall of Famer, Poet, Songwriter, Country Singer, Canadian
Names/Places: RN:Robert Clarence Nobles
Group Names: Sons of the Pioneers

🎵🎸James Honeyman-Scott -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/4/1956 N.S. d.6/16/1982 N.S. (25)
Hall of Famer, Keyboardist, Rock & Roll Guitarist, English
Group Names: The Pretenders

🏆🏒Harry Oliver -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/26/1898 d.6/16/1985 (86)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Canadian
Misc: played 1918-1937
Sports Teams: Calgary Tigers, Boston Bruins, New York Americans

🏆🏀Arad McCutchan -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1912 N.S. d.6/16/1993 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: Bosse High School (coach 1936-1943), University of Evansville (coach 1946-1977)

⚖🎭🏆⚾Mel Allen -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/14/1913 d.6/16/1996 (83)
Hall of Famer, Attorney/Lawyer, TV Host, Baseball Announcer
Names/Places: b. in Birmingham, Ala.; NN:Mr. TV Baseball; RN:Melvin Allen Israel
Misc: How about that?; Ford C. Frick award winner in 1978
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (sportscaster)
TV Shows: NBC Sports, This Week in Baseball
Movie Titles: Movietone Newsreels

🏆Marshall Wayne -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/25/1912 N.S. d.6/16/1999 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American

🎵Garry Marshall Shider -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/24/1953 d.6/16/2010 (56)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Musician
Group Names: The P-Funk All-Stars (musical director)

🏆⚾Tony Gwynn -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/9/1960 d.6/16/2014 (54)
Hall of Famer, MLB Right Fielder
Misc: amassed over 3,100 hits; 8x NL Batting Champion, 15x All-Star, 5x Gold Glove, 7x Silver Slugger; Padres #19 retired
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres (1982-2001)

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