#208 Xaviera Hollander / Johnny Hallyday – 15 June 1943

Xaviera Hollander

Xaviera Hollander (born 15 June 1943) is a former call girl, madam, and memoirist. She is best known for her best-selling memoir The Happy Hooker: My Own Story (1971).

Johnny Hallyday

Photo by Frédéric Loridant

Johnny Hallyday (born Jean-Philippe Smet; 15 June 1943) is a French singer and actor. An icon in the French-speaking world since the beginning of his career, he was considered by some to have been the French Elvis Presley. Hallyday, whose music career has spanned a half-century, is one of France’s biggest stars. He has completed 100 tours, had 18 platinum albums, and sold more than 100 million records.


Also born on this day :
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen was Prime Minister of Denmark.
Muff Winwood is an English songwriter and record producer.
Larry Whitty, Baron Whitty  is a British Labour Party politician.
John Lyttelton, 11th Viscount Cobham was a nobleman in the United Kingdom.
Azim Azimzade was a renowned Azerbaijani painter and cartoonist.
John Stuart Archer was Vice-Chancellor and Principal of Heriot-Watt University.
Trinidad Sanchez, Jr. was a poet and activist.
Colin Wood is a British musician engaged in the field of jazz and rock music.
Lee Shallat-Chemel is a television director and producer.
Stane Jagodič is a Slovenian free-lance artist and publicist.

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