#565 Richard Beckinsale / Shelley Hack / Ben Shelly – 6 July 1947

Richard Beckinsale

Richard Arthur Beckinsale (6 July 1947 – 19 March 1979) was an English actor, best known for his roles as Lennie Godber in the popular BBC sitcom Porridge and Alan Moore in the British sitcom Rising Damp. He was the father of actresses Samantha Beckinsale and Kate Beckinsale.

Shelley Hack

Shelley Marie Hack (born July 6, 1947) is an American model, actress, producer, and political & media advisor. Hack is best remembered for her role as Tiffany Welles in the fourth season of the ABC Television Drama Charlie’s Angels (1979–1980).

Ben Shelly

Ben Shelly (born July 6, 1947) is the President of the Navajo Nation. Since serving as vice-president for the Nation under the last administration, Mr. Shelly is the first person to serve as both vice-president and president for the Navajo Nation.


Also born on this day:
Lance Clemons was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball
Dwight Stansel is a Florida politician of the Democratic Party
Yitzhak Levy is an Israeli rabbi and politician
Major-General Anthony Peter Grant Peterkin CB OBE was the British House of Commons Serjeant at Arms between 2004 and 2007.
Michael Williams is currently the Kreiger-Eisenhower Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University
Zenon Szordykowski is a retired Polish runner
Román Gómez is a Mexican fencer
Mark Kidel is a documentary filmmaker and writer
Giuseppe Nardulli was an Italian physicist
Larnelle Harris is a gospel singer and songwriter
Libby Titus is a singer, songwriter, actress and concert producer
Floyd Skloot is an American poet, novelist, and memoirist
Ted Ouimet is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender
Carsten Juste is a Danish journalist and former editor-in-chief of Jyllands-Posten

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