Famous Birthdays for 12th July 2024

1807 – Silas Casey, American Major General (Union Army), born in East Greenwich, Rhode Island (d. 1882)
1889 – Marty Friedman, American Basketball Hall of Fame guard and coach (tied World C’ship series, New York Whirlwinds 1921), born in New York City (d. 1986)
1897 – Fred Enke, American College basketball coach (University of Arizona 1925–1961, record 522–344), born in Olmsted County, Minnesota (d. 1985)
1908 – Milton Berle, American comedian and TV host (Uncle Miltie, Mr Television), born in New York City (d. 2002)
1950 – Eric Carr [Paul Charles Caravello], American rock drummer (Kiss,1980-91), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
1951 – Jamey Sheridan, American actor (Another World), born in Pasadena, California
1957 – Manabu Kitabeppu, Japanese Baseball HOF pitcher (Hiroshima Toyo Carp; 7 x NPB All-Star; Central League MVP 1986), born in Soo, Kagoshima, Japan (d. 2023)
1970 – Juba Kalamka, American artist and activist (Deep Dickollective), born in Chicago, Illinois
1971 – Kristi Yamaguchi, American figure skater (Olympic gold 1992; World Championships gold 1991-92), born in Hayward, California
1985 – Natasha Poly, Russian supermodel, born in Perm, Soviet Union

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Famous Birthdays for 11th July 2024

1924 – Brett Somers [Audrey Johnston], Canadian-American actress (The Odd Couple – “Blanche Madison”), and TV personality (Match Game), born in Miramichi, New Brunswick (d. 2007)
1929 – David Kelly, Irish actor (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – “Grandpa Joe”;, Fawlty Towers), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2012)
1936 – Joe Bussard, American musicologist, preservationist, and record label owner (Fonotone), born in Frederick, Maryland (d. 2022)
1937 – Pai Hsien-yung, Taiwanese writer (Taipei People), born in Guilin, China
1951 – Lawrence J Delucas, PhD/astronaut (STS 50), born in Syracuse, New York
1964 – Craig Charles, English actor, known for “Red Dwarf” and “Coronation Street”, born in Liverpool, England
1975 – Willie Anderson, American NFL football player ( 4 x Pro Bowl – Cincinnati Bengals; Baltimore Ravens), born in Mobile, Alabama
1981 – Andre Johnson, American Pro Football HOF wide receiver (First-team All-Pro 2008, 09; 7 × Pro Bowl; NFL receptions leader 2006, 08 Houston Texans), born in Miami, Florida
1983 – Marie Serneholt, Swedish pop singer (A*Teens), born in Stockholm, Sweden
1990 – Caroline Wozniacki, Danish tennis player (Australian Open 2018), born in Odense, Denmark

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Famous Birthdays for 10th July 2024

1894 – Jimmy McHugh, American composer (“I Can’t Give You Anything But Love”; “On the Sunny Side of the Street”; “I’m In The Mood For Love”), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1969)
1897 – Jack “Legs” Diamond, American gangster and bootlegger, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1931)
1923 – Earl Hamner Jr., American creator and narrator of TV show “The Waltons”, born in Schuyler, Virginia (d. 2016)
1928 – Moshe Greenberg, American-Israeli Bible scholar, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
1930 – Pete Carril, American basketball coach (13 × Ivy League champion, Princeton University), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (d. 2022)
1933 – Jerry Herman, American musical theater composer (Hello, Dolly!; Mame; La Cage aux Folles), born in New York City (d. 2019)
1937 – George Young, American jazz and session saxophonist (White Elephant Orchestra; Saturday Night Live Band, 1991-96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1940 – Tommy Troelsen, Danish soccer striker (16 caps; Vejle Boldklub) and broadcaster (Danmarks Radio, dk4), born in Nykøbing Mors, Denmark (d. 2021)
1940 – Mills Watson, American actor (Harper Valley PTA, BJ and Bear), born in Oakland, California
1995 – Ada Hegerberg, Norwegian soccer striker (first women’s Ballon d’Or winner 2018; Olympique Lyonnais FC), born in Molde, Norway

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Famous Birthdays for 9th July 2024

1791 – Nicolás Ledesma, Spanish organist and composer, born in Grisel, Spain (d. 1883)
1805 – Henry John Gauntlett, English organist and composer, born in Wellington, Shropshire (d. 1876)
1841 – Carl Lumbye, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1911)
1929 – Jesse McReynolds, American singer and mandolinist (Grand Ole Opry), born in Coeburn, Virginia (d. 2023)
1930 – Roy McLean, South African cricketer (prolific South African batsman played 40 Tests), born in Pietermaritzberg, Natal, South Africa (d. 2007)
1945 – Lewis F. Payne Jr., American politician (Rep-D-Virginia), born in Amherst, Virginia
1953 – Irina D Latysheva, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow, Russia
1970 – Masami Tsuda, Japanese manga author (Kare Kano: His and Her Circumstances), born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
1971 – Marc Andreessen, American software developer, co-author of Mosaic, co-owner of Netscape, born in Cedar Falls, Iowa
1976 – Fred Savage, American actor (Kevin-Wonder Years, Vice Versa), born in Chicago, Illinois

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Famous Birthdays for 8th July 2024

1859 – Hank O’Day, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher/umpire/manager (umpire 10 World Series), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1935)
1896 – Alfredo Carmelo, Filipino aviator, lithographer, and painter, born in Manila, Philippines (d. 1985)
1907 – George W. Romney, American politician (Gov-R-Michigan, US Secretary of HUD 1969-73), born in Colonia Dublán, Mexico (d. 1995)
1923 – Harrison Dillard, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m, 4×100m relay 1948; 110m hurdles, 4×100m relay 1952), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2019)
1940 – Waka Nathan, New Zealand rugby union flanker (14 Tests; Auckland RU), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2021)
1940 – Joe B. Mauldin, American rock double-bass player (The Crickets), songwriter, and recording engineer (Gold Start Studios), born In Lubbock, Texas (d. 2015)
1960 – Jeff Stork, American volleyball player (Olympic gold 1988, bronze 1992, 96; World C’ship gold 1986; FIVB World Cup gold 1985), born in Longview Washington
1973 – Kathleen Robertson, Canadian actress (Beverly Hills, 90210), born in Hamilton, Ontario
1989 – Mélissa Le Nevé, French professional rock climber, born in Cestas, France
2001 – Riele Downs, Canadian actress (Henry Danger), born in Toronto, Ontario

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Famous Birthdays for 7th July 2024

1874 – Erwin Bumke, German jurist, lead German Supreme Court under the Nazis, born in Stolp, Prussia, German Empire (d. 1945)
1880 – Otto Frederick Rohwedder, American engineer (invented the bread-slicing machine), born in Davenport, Iowa (d. 1960)
1908 – Evert Willem Beth, Dutch mathematician and philosopher (Significs Group), born in Almelo, Netherlands (d. 1964)
1927 – Charlie Louvin [Loudermilk], American country singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Louvin Brothers – “The Only Way Out (Is to Walk Over Me)”), born in Section, Alabama (d. 2011)
1928 – Ali Sadikin, Indonesian politician and governor of Jakarta (1966-77), born in Sumedang, West Java, Dutch East Indies (d. 2008)
1959 – Jessica Hahn, American model (playboy) and actress, accused evangelist Jim Bakker of rape, born in Massapequa, New York
1962 – Mark White, American rock bass player (Spin Doctors – “Two Princes”; “Jimmy Olsen’s Blues”), born in The Bronx, New York City
1969 – Nathalie Simard, French Canadian singer, born in Île d’Orléans, Quebec
1979 – Carl Breeze, British racing driver, born in King’s Lynn, United Kingdom
1987 – Lena Ma, Miss World Canada 4th runner-up, born in Jinan, China

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Famous Birthdays for 6th July 2024

1736 – Daniel Morgan, American soldier and politician (Battle of Cowpens, Whiskey Rebellion), born in Hunterdon County, New Jersey (d. 1802)
1883 – Ralph Morgan [Wupperman], American actor (Creeper, Imposter, Jack London), born in New York City (d. 1956)
1906 – Elisabeth Lutyens, English composer, born in London (d. 1983)
1918 – Sebastian Cabot, British actor (Kismet; Family Affair – “Mr. French”, Time Machine), born in London, England (d. 1977)
1924 – Robert Michael White, American test pilot (X-15), born in New York City (d. 2010)
1927 – Alan Leslie “Fluff” Freeman, Australian-born British disc jockey and radio personality (Pick of the Pops), born in New South Wales, Australia (d. 2006)
1946 – Fred Dryer, American NFL defensive end (Pro Bowl 1975; First-team All-Pro 1974; NY Giants, LA Rams) and actor (Hunter), born in Hawthorne, California
1952 – Jesse Harms, American musician and songwriter (The Waboritas), born in Massachusetts
1961 – Richard Mofe-Damijo, Nigerian actor (The Black Book), born in Aladja, Nigeria
1961 – Kimberly Foster, American actress (It Takes Two), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas

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Famous Birthdays for 5th July 2024

1764 – János Lavotta, Hungarian violinist and composer, born in Pusté Úľany, Slovakia (d. 1820)
1793 – Pavel Ivanovich Pestel, Russian officer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1826)
1933 – Terence Cooper, British actor (Casino Royale), born in Carnmoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland (d. 1997)
1945 – Humberto Benítez Treviño, Mexican politician and Attorney General of the Republic of Mexico, born in Zacualpan, Mexico
1946 – Gerard ‘t Hooft, Dutch physicist (1999 Nobel Prize for Physics -for elucidating the quantum structure of electroweak interactions), born in Den Helder, Netherlands
1949 – Marilyn Cole, English Playmate model (Jan, 1972, Playmate of the Year 1973), born in Portsmouth, England
1970 – Doug Bochtler, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
1975 – Chris Gratton, Canadian NHL center (Canada World C’ships gold 1997; Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Brantford, Ontario
1980 – Pauly D [Paul DelVecchio Jr.], American TV personality and DJ (Jersey Shore), born in Providence, Rhode Island
1995 – P.V. Sindhu, Indian badminton player (World C’ship gold women’s singles 2019; Olympic silver 2016, bronze 2020), born in Hyderabad, India

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Famous Birthdays for 4th July 2024

1790 – George Everest, Welsh surveyor and namesake of Mt. Everest, born in Gwernvale, Brecknockshire, Wales (d. 1866)
1826 – Stephen Foster, American composer (Oh! Susanna; Swanee River; Beautiful Dreamer), born in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania (d. 1864)
1885 – Lucy Diggs Slowe, American educator (Dean of Women, Howard University, 1922-37), tennis champion (American Tennis Association, 1917), and sorority co-founder (Alpha Kappa Alpha, 1908), born in Berryville, Virginia (d. 1937)
1909 – Madeleine Barot, French activist and theologian, born in Châteauroux, France (d. 1995)
1910 – (William Thomas) “Champion Jack” Dupree, American boxer, blues and boogie-woogie pianist, singer-songwriter (Walkin’ The Blues), and WWII P.O.W., born in Irish Channel, New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1992)
1910 – Robert K. Merton, American sociologist (functionalism, self-fulfilling prophecy) and criminologist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2003)
1948 – René Arnoux, French formula-1 racer (6th place-1980), born in Pontcharra, Isère, France
1951 – Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, American Democratic politician and Lieutenant Governor of Maryland (1995-2003), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
1962 – Pam Shriver, American tennis star (1991 US Open doubles/Olympic gold 1988), born in Baltimore, Maryland
1976 – Daijiro Kato, Japanese motorcycle racer, born in Saitama, Japan (d. 2003)

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Famous Birthdays for 3rd July 2024

1850 – Alfredo Keil, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal (d. 1907)
1909 – Stavros Niarchos, Greek shipping magnate (Those Fabulous Greeks), born in Athens, Greece (d. 1996)
1909 – Earl Butz, 18th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (1971-76), born in Albion, Indiana (d. 2008)
1913 – Hugh Stirling Mackenzie, British Royal Navy officer, born in Inverness, Scotland (d. 1996)
1944 – Paul Young, Scottish actor (Another Time Another Place), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
1945 – Michael Martin, British politician and Speaker of the House of Commons (2000-09), born in Glasgow (d. 2018)
1949 – Jan Smithers, American actress (WKRP in Cincinnati – “Bailey”), born in Hollywood, California
1964 – Peyton Reed, American film director (Yes Man; Ant-Man), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
1970 – Serhiy Gonchar, Ukrainian road cyclist (UCI World C’ships gold Time Trial 2000), born in Rivne, Ukraine
1970 – Benedict Wong, English actor (Wong in Marvel films), born in Eccles, England

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