Lucille Ball, M. Night Shyamalan, Mike Greenberg and JonBenét Ramsey among many others - Happy Birthday to these Leo's who were born on August 6th.

  1. 1180 - Emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239)
  2. 1644 - Louise de la Vallière, French mistress of Louis XIV of France (d. 1710)
  3. 1697 - Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1745)
  4. 1861 - Edith Roosevelt, American First Lady (d. 1948)
  5. 1881 - Alexander Fleming, Scottish scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1955) who discovered penicillin
  6. 1881 - Louella Parsons, American gossip columnist (d. 1972) known for always scooping the compeition
  7. 1892 - Hoot Gibson, American actor (d. 1962) and real-life cowboy
  8. 1928 - Andy Warhol, American artist (d. 1987) responsible for the pop art movement
  9. 1902 - Dutch Schultz, bootlegger best known for the rambling, stream-of-consciousness monologue he gave police in a hospital as he lay dying of a gunshot wound. (d. 1935) "...A boy has never wept...nor dashed a thousand kim..."
  10. 1904 - Henry Iba, American basketball coach (d. 1993)
  11. 1908 - Helen Jacobs, American tennis player (d. 1997)
  12. 1911 - Lucille Ball, American actress (d. 1989) considered by many the greatest female comedian of all time
  13. 1917 - Robert Mitchum, American actor (d. 1997)
  14. 1922 - Sir Freddie Laker, English airline entrepreneur (d. 2006)
  15. 1941 - Lyle Berman, American poker player with 3 bracelets
  16. 1957 - Bob Horner, American baseball player
  17. 1963 - Kevin Mitnick, a controversial computer cracker and convicted criminal in the United States.
  18. 1965 - David Robinson, NBA center for the champion San Antonio Spurs
  19. 1967 - Mike Greenberg, American ESPN sportscaster and co-host of the morning radio show "Mike & Mike"
  20. 1970 - M. Night Shyamalan, Indian-born American film director of "Signs" and" Sixth Sense" among other thrillers
  21. 1972 - Geri Halliwell, British singer a.k.a. Ginger Spice of the pop band Spice Girls
  22. 1973 - Asia Carrera, American pornographic actress who is trained in classical piano and a member of Mensa
  23. 1978 - Marisa Miller, American model from SI: Swimsuit Editions
  24. 1980 - Seneca Wallace, American football player
  25. 1982 - Adrianne Curry, American model
  26. 1990 - JonBenét Ramsey, American child beauty queen (d. 1996) who was found murdered in parent's basement