Famous People Born in July 1916

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Jul 1 Olivia de Havilland, actress (the Adventures of Robin Hood), born in Tokyo, Japan

  • Jul 2 Barry Gray, [Bernard Yaroslaw], interviewer (started call-in radio)
  • Jul 2 Ken Curtis, [Curtis Gates], actor (Ripcord, Festus - Gunsmoke), born in Lamar, Colorado (d. 1991)
  • Jul 2 Hans-Ulrich Rudel, Combat pilot and highest-decorated German soldier of WWII (d. 1982)
  • Jul 4 Tokyo Rose, [Iva Toguri D'Aquino], propagandist (WW II)
  • Jul 6 Unica Zürn, German writer and artist, born in Berlin (d. 1970)
  • Jul 7 Luc Peire, Flemish painter/graphic artist
  • Jul 7 Robert Stevens Baker, composer

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Jul 7 Tiny Grimes, American jazz and R&B guitarist (Art Tatum), born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 1989)

Jazz Guitarist Tiny Grimes
Jazz Guitarist
Tiny Grimes
  • Jul 9 Edward Heath, (C) British PM (1970-74)
  • Jul 9 Joe Liggins, US composer (Pink Champagne)
  • Jul 9 Sir Dean Goffin, New Zealand composer (d. 1984)
  • Jul 10 Dick Cary, jazz Musician
  • Jul 11 Gough Whitlam, (ALP) Australia, PM (1972-75)
  • Jul 11 Howard Brubeck, composer
  • Jul 11 Reg Varney, English actor
  • Jul 14 Natalia Ginzburg, Italian author (Family dictionary)
  • Jul 14 Phyllis Stedman, politician
  • Jul 15 George Maduro, Antillian resistance fighter (Willemsorde/Madurodam)
  • Jul 16 Harold Locke, archdeacon of Loughborough
  • Jul 17 Eleanor Steber, Wheeling WV, soprano (Metropolitan Opera-1940)
  • Jul 18 Isaac [Ietje] A Diepenhorst, Dutch lawyer/minister of Education
  • Jul 18 Kenneth Armitage, English sculptor
  • Jul 18 Johnny Hopp, baseball player (d. 2003)
  • Jul 19 James D Ramage, US lt-Adm (WW II-Palau/Guam/Philippines)
  • Jul 19 Phillip Cavaretta, baseball player (NL MVP 1945)
  • Jul 22 Hipolito M Ocalia, Curacao, landscape painter
  • Jul 22 Gino Bianco, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1984)
  • Jul 22 Marcel Cerdan, French boxer (d. 1949)
  • Jul 23 Ben Weber, composer (Thorne Music Award-1965), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 23 Ronald Ridout, school textbook author
  • Jul 24 Bob Eberly, Mechanicsville NY, singer (Jimmy Dorsey Band)
  • Jul 24 John D MacDonald, novelist (Deep Blue Goodbye)
  • Jul 25 Ko van Dijk Jr, Dutch actor (Zaak M P)
  • Jul 25 Lucien Saulnier, Quebec politician (d. 1989)
  • Jul 27 Asfa Wossen, Crown prince of Ethiopia/son of emperor Haile Selassi
  • Jul 27 Elbert "Skippy" Williams, tenor Sax player
  • Jul 27 Keenan Wynn, actor (Dr Strangelove, Absent Minded Professor), born in New York City (d. 1986)
  • Jul 27 Siegfried Reda, composer
  • Jul 28 David Brown, film producer ("The Sting", "Jaws", "Cocoon"), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 28 Laird Cregar, actor (Charley's Aunt, Hangover Square), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 29 Charlie Christian, American jazz guitarist (d. 1942)
  • Jul 29 Budd Boetticher, American film director (d. 2001)
  • Jul 30 Robert van Spaendonk, Dutch resistance fighter
  • Jul 30 Dick Wilson, American actor (d. 2007)
  • Jul 31 Sydney Tafler, actor (Too Many Crooks), born in London, England
  • Jul 31 Verdun Scott, NZ cricketer/rugby player
  • Jul 31 Sibte Hassan, Pakistani activist