Famous birthdays for June 24: Solange Knowles, Mindy Kaling

June 24 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer.

They include:

— Clergyman Henry Ward Beecher in 1813

— Writer/satirist Ambrose Bierce in 1842

— Basketball player/shoe designer Chuck Taylor in 1901

— British astronomer Fred Hoyle in 1915

— Author/editor Norman Cousins in 1915

— Basketball Hall of Fame member Sam Jones in 1933 (age 85)

— Actor Michele Lee in 1942 (age 76)

— Guitarist Jeff Beck in 1944 (age 74)

— Actor Peter Weller in 1947 (age 72)

— Drummer Mick Fleetwood in 1947 (age 71)

— Actor Nancy Allen in 1950 (age 68)

— Actor Tommy Lister in 1958 (age 60)

— Actor Mindy Kaling, born Vera Mindy Chokalingam, in 1979 (age 39)

— Actor Minka Kelly in 1980 (age 38)

— Actor Vanessa Ray in 1981 (age 37)

— Singer Solange Knowles in 1986 (age 32)

— Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi, four-time FIFA World Player of the Year, in 1987 (age 31)

— Actor Candice Patton in 1988 (age 30)

— Actor Max Ehrich in 1991 (age 27)

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