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CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAYS

Noted Individuals Who Would Have Turned 100

~ May & June 2021 ~ 

Webmaster's Notes:

~ Living individuals turning 100 this year can be found on the "Born 1921" page. ~

~ Click on each picture below for photo credit information. ~

  Sugar Ray Robinson
American boxer
05/03/1921 – 04/12/1989
  Del Martin
American gay rights activist
05/05/1921 – 08/27/2008
  Daniel Berrigan
American priest, poet, and social activist
05/09/1921 – 04/30/2016
  Joseph Beuys
German sculptor and performance artist
05/12/1921 – 01/23/1986
  Farley Mowat
Canadian conservationist and writer, Never Cry Wolf
05/12/1921 – 05/06/2014
  Richard Deacon
American actor, TV's The Dick Van Dyke Show
05/14/1921 – 08/08/1984
  Harry Carey, Jr.
American actor, Rio Grande, The Searchers, TV's Spin and Marty
05/16/1921 – 12/27/2012
  Andrei Sakharov
Russian nuclear physicist, dissident, and Nobel Peace Prize recipient
05/21/1921 – 12/14/1989
  Hal David
American lyricist, "Alfie", "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head"
05/25/1921 – 09/01/2012
  Kitty Kallen
American singer, "Bésame Mucho", "Little Things Mean a Lot"
05/25/1921 – 01/07/2016
  Nelson Riddle
American music arranger, conductor, and composer
06/01/1921 – 10/06/1985
  LeRoy Neiman
American painter
06/08/1921 – 06/20/2012
  Alexis Smith
Canadian-born American actress and singer, Here Comes the Groom, Broadway's Follies
06/08/1921 – 06/09/1993
  Suharto
Indonesian president (1967-1998)
06/08/1921 – 01/27/2008
  Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Greek-born English royal, consort of Queen Elizabeth II
06/10/1921 – 04/09/2021
  Erroll Garner
American jazz pianist and songwriter, "Misty"
06/15/1921 – 01/02/1977
  Louis Jourdan
French actor, Letter from an Unknown Woman, Gigi, Octopussy
06/19/1921 – 02/14/2015
  Judy Holliday
American Oscar-winning actress, Born Yesterday, Bells Are Ringing
06/21/1921 – 06/07/1965
  Jane Russell
American actress, The Outlaw, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
06/21/1921 – 02/28/2011
  Joseph Papp
American theatrical producer and director, founded the New York Shakespeare Festival and the Public Theatre
06/22/1921 – 10/31/1991

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