Giovanni Boccaccio "While farmers generally allow one rooster for ten hens, ten men are scarcely sufficient to service one woman."

Giovanni Boccaccio
(06/16/1313 – 12/21/1375)
Italian writer ("De Mulieribus Claris (Concerning Famous Women)")
"All money is a matter of belief."

Adam Smith
(06/16/1723 – 07/17/1790)
Scottish economist ("An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations")
(same dates as Katharine Graham)
Geronimo "While living I want to live well."

(06/16/1829 – 02/17/1909)
Native American leader
Arthur Stanley Jefferson "You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be lead."

Stan Laurel
(06/16/1890 – 02/23/1965)
English comic, actor ("Smithy")
(also see Oliver Hardy)
Barbara McClintock "I know my corn plants intimately, and I find it a great pleasure to know them."

Barbara McClintock
(06/16/1902 – 09/02/1992)
US scientist
Katharine Graham "A mistake is simply another way of doing things."

Katharine Graham
(06/16/1917 – 07/17/2001)
US newspaper owner ("Washington Post")
(same dates as Adam Smith)
Eileen Atkins "It's a damn shame we have this immediate ticking off in the mind about how people sound. On the other hand, how many people really want to be operated upon by a surgeon who talks broad cockney?"

Eileen Atkins
(06/16/1934 – )
English actor, screenwriter ("Upstairs, Downstairs")
Erich Segal "True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked."

Erich Segal
(06/16/1937 – 01/17/2010)
US writer ("Love Story")
Joyce Carol Oates "She ransacked her mind but there was nothing in it."

Joyce Carol Oates
(06/16/1938 – )
US writer ("Blonde")
Lesane Parish Crooks "For every dark night, there's a brighter day."

Tupac Shakur
(06/16/1971 – 09/13/1996)
US rapper ("2Pacalypse Now")
Wernher von Braun "We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming."

Wernher von Braun
(03/23/1912 – 06/16/1977)
German rocket scientist ("The Mars Project")
Diana Manners "First you are young; then you are middle-aged; then you are old; then you are wonderful."

Lady Diana Cooper
(08/29/1892 – 06/16/1986)
English actor, writer ("The Glorious Adventure")
(was married to Duff Cooper)
"While the bat's are a -flyin'
And the cat's are a-sighing
And the zombies are a-dancin'
And the skeleton's prancin'
I get back into my big black coffin till the following night."

Screaming Lord Sutch
(11/10/1940 – 06/16/1999)
English entertainer ("Jack the Ripper") (shown [l] with Keith Moon)