Anna Laetitia Aikin Barbauld "It would be difficult to determine whether the age is growing better or worse; for I think our plays are growing like sermons, and our sermons like plays."

Anna Laetitia Barbauld
(06/20/1743 – 03/09/1825)
English writer
Charles Waddell Chesnutt "There's time enough, but none to spare."

Charles W. Chesnutt
(06/20/1858 – 11/15/1932)
US writer
Jules-Alfred Huot de Goncourt "That which, perhaps, hears more nonsense than anything in the world, is a picture in a museum."

Jules-Alfred Huot de Goncourt
(12/17/1830 – 06/20/1870)
French writer (brother of Edmond Huot de Goncourt)
Lillian Hellman "It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot part with their finest hour."

Lillian Hellman
(06/20/1905 – 06/30/1984)
US writer (same dates as Chet Atkins; LTR with Dashiell Hammett)
Errol Flynn "I like my whisky old and my women young."

Errol Flynn
(06/20/1909 – 10/14/1959)
Australia-born actor
Chet Atkins "Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it."

Chet Atkins
(06/20/1924 – 06/30/2001)
US guitarist, singer, producer (same dates as Lillian Hellman)
Danny Aiello "If I stunk for some reason, you can always blame it on the character."

Danny Aiello
(06/20/1933 – 12/12/2019)
US actor
"Don't ask the barber whether you need a haircut."

Dan Greenburg
(06/20/1936 – )
US writer (was married to Nora Ephron)
Brian Wilson "Beware the lollipop of mediocrity; lick it once and you'll suck forever."

Brian Wilson
(06/20/1942 – )
US singer, songwriter (Beach Boys) (father of Carnie Wilson)
John Goodman "I wish I could do it again. I didn't have enough time to get it right."

John Goodman
(06/20/1952 – )
US actor , on playing Babe Ruth
"I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: try to please everybody."

Herbert Bayard Swope
(01/05/1882 – 06/20/1958)
US journalist
Bernard M. Baruch "During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think."

Bernard M. Baruch
(08/19/1870 – 06/20/1965)
US economist
Nicole Kidman "Now I can wear heels."

Nicole Kidman
(06/20/1967 – )
Australian actor (married to Keith Urban) , on divorcing Tom Cruise
Estelle Ruth Goodwin "I wouldn't mind being dead—it would be something new."

Estelle Winwood
(01/24/1883 – 06/20/1984)
US actor , at age 100
Clifton Fadiman "No woman of our time has gone further with less mental equipment."

Clifton Fadiman
(05/15/1904 – 06/20/1999)
US writer, radio host , on Clare Boothe Luce