Updated at February 9, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Herb Ritts is best known as Photographer who has born on August 13, 1952 in Los Angeles, CA. Currently, Herb Ritts is 70 years, 5 months and 27 days old. Herb Ritts will celebrate 71st birthday on Sunday, 13th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Herb Ritts upcoming birthday.
Black-and-white photographer known for his iconic images of celebrities such as George Clooney and Julia Roberts.
He studied at Bard College in New York and later returned to Los Angeles, where he began his photography career by photographing his friend Richard Gere.
He directed music videos for Madonna, Michael Jackson, and Chris Isaak.
He grew up in Los Angeles, California, and died at age 50 from complications of HIV.
He photographed Cindy Crawford numerous times.
Herb Ritts is 70 years old today.
Herb Ritts was born on August 13, 1952 in Los Angeles, CA.
Herb Ritts zodiac sign is Leo.
Herb Ritts was best known as Photographer.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Herb Ritts's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1942||Major General Eugene Reybold of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorizes the construction of facilities that would house the "Development of Substitute Materials" project, better known as the Manhattan Project.|
|1944||World War II: German troops begin the pillage and razing of Anogeia in Crete that would continue until September 5.|
|1954||Radio Pakistan broadcasts the "Qaumī Tarāna", the national anthem of Pakistan for the first time.|
|1960||The Central African Republic declares independence from France.|
|1961||Cold War: East Germany closes the border between the eastern and western sectors of Berlin to thwart its inhabitants' attempts to escape to the West, and construction of the Berlin Wall is started.|
|1964||Peter Allen and Gwynne Evans are hanged for the murder of John Alan West becoming the last people executed in the United Kingdom.|
|1967||Two young women became the first fatal victims of grizzly bear attacks in the 57-year history of Montana's Glacier National Park in separate incidents.|
|1968||Alexandros Panagoulis attempts to assassinate the Greek dictator Colonel Georgios Papadopoulos in Varkiza, Athens.|
|1969||The Apollo 11 astronauts enjoy a ticker tape parade in New York City. That evening, at a state dinner in Los Angeles, they are awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Richard Nixon.|
|1977||Members of the British National Front (NF) clash with anti-NF demonstrators in Lewisham, London, resulting in 214 arrests and at least 111 injuries.|
|1978||One hundred fifty Palestinians in Beirut are killed in a terrorist attack during the second phase of the Lebanese Civil War.|
|1990||A mainland Chinese fishing boat Min Ping Yu No. 5202 is hit by a Taiwan's naval vessel and sinks in a repatriation operation of mainland Chinese illegal immigrants, resulting in 21 deaths. This is the second tragedy less than a month after Min Ping Yu No. 5540 incident.|
|2004||One hundred fifty-six Congolese Tutsi refugees are massacred at the Gatumba refugee camp in Burundi.|
|2008||Russo-Georgian War: Russian units occupy the Georgian city of Gori.|
|2015||At least 76 people are killed and 212 others are wounded in a truck bombing in Baghdad, Iraq.|
|1988||The birth of Brandon Workman, American baseball player|
|1989||The birth of Greg Draper, New Zealand footballer|
|1989||The birth of Justin Greene, American basketball player|
|1989||The birth of Israel Jiménez, Mexican footballer|
|1990||The birth of DeMarcus Cousins, American basketball player|
|1990||The birth of Benjamin Stambouli, French footballer|
|1991||The birth of Dave Days, American singer-songwriter and guitarist|
|1992||The birth of Lucas Moura, Brazilian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Katrina Gorry, Australian football player|
|1992||The birth of Alicja Tchórz, Polish swimmer|
|1993||The birth of Moses Mbye, Australian rugby league player|
|1994||The birth of Filip Forsberg, Swedish ice hockey player|
|1996||The birth of Antonia Lottner, German tennis player|
|1998||The birth of Dalma Gálfi, Hungarian tennis player|
|1998||The birth of Dina and Arina Averina, Russian rhythmic gymnasts|
|2012||The death of Johnny Pesky, American baseball player and manager (b. 1919)|
|2012||The death of Joan Roberts, American actress and singer (b. 1917)|
|2013||The death of Lothar Bisky, German politician (b. 1941)|
|2013||The death of Aaron Selber, Jr., American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1927)|
|2013||The death of Jean Vincent, French footballer and manager (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Frans Brüggen, Dutch flute player and conductor (b. 1934)|
|2014||The death of Eduardo Campos, Brazilian politician, 14th Brazilian Minister of Science and Technology (b. 1965)|
|2014||The death of Martino Finotto, Italian race car driver (b. 1933)|
|2014||The death of Süleyman Seba, Turkish footballer and manager (b. 1926)|
|2015||The death of Watban Ibrahim al-Tikriti, Iraqi politician, Iraqi Minister of Interior (b. 1952)|
|2015||The death of Bob Fillion, Canadian ice hockey player and manager (b. 1920)|
|2015||The death of Om Prakash Munjal, Indian businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Hero Cycles (b. 1928)|
|2016||The death of Kenny Baker, English actor and musician (b. 1934)|
|2016||The death of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian Hindu leader (b. 1921)|
|2018||The death of Jim Neidhart, American wrestler (b. 1955)|
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