Famous People Born in July 1941

  • Jul 1 John Gould, British composer/musical comic
  • Jul 1 Rod Gilbert, Canadian NHL wing (NY Rangers)
  • Jul 1 Sally Quinn, Georgia, CBS newscaster (Morning Show)
  • Jul 1 Twyla Tharp, Portland Ind, choreographer (Twyla Tharp Dance Troupe)
  • Jul 1 Alfred G. Gilman, American scientist, (1994 Nobel laureate for G-protein discoveries), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • Jul 1 Myron Scholes, American economist, Nobel laureate
  • Jul 2 Stéphane Venne, French Canadian songwriter
  • Jul 3 Adoor Gopalakrishnan, cinematographer (Kathapurushan, Mathulikal)
  • Jul 3 Gloria Allred, American feminist and civil rights attorney, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 3 Wylie Walker Vale, Endocrinologist who discovered the stress hormone, born in Houston, Texas
  • Jul 4 Brian Willson, American peace activist
  • Jul 4 Sergio Oliva, Cuba, American body builder (The Myth, IFBB Mr. Olympia, 1967-9), (d. 2012)
  • Jul 5 Barbara Frischmuth, writer
  • Jul 7 Michael Howard, British politician
  • Jul 7 Bill Oddie, English comedian and ornithologist
  • Jul 8 Dario Gradi, Italian-born football manager
  • Jul 9 Don McPherson, American R&B singer (The Main Ingredient), born in Indianapolis (d. 1971)
  • Jul 9 James Scott, director (Strike it Rich)
  • Jul 9 Karin von Aroldingen, German ballet dancer (NYC Ballet Co)
  • Jul 9 Scotty Baesler, (Rep-D-Kentucky)
  • Jul 9 Takehide Nakatani, Japan, lightweight (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Jul 10 Ian Whitcomb, England, rocker (You Turn Me On)
  • Jul 10 Pyotr Ilyich Klimuk, Polish cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 18B, 30)
  • Jul 10 Robert Pine, actor (Joe Getraer-CHiPs), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • Jul 10 David G. Hartwell, American editor and anthologist
  • Jul 10 Jake Eberts, film producer (Chariots of Fire, Dances with Wolves), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2012)
  • Jul 11 Clive Puzey, Zimbabwean racing driver
  • Jul 12 Joseph Whipp, American actor
  • Jul 13 Graeme Corling, Australian cricket fast bowler (1964 England tour)
  • Jul 13 Jacques Perrin, actress (Cinema Paradiso, 317th Platoon), born in Paris, France
  • Jul 13 Lut[guard] Tomsin, actress/director (Knock on the Door)
  • Jul 13 Robert Forster, actor (Lady in Red, Alligator), born in Rochester, New York
  • Jul 14 Tatyana Dmitryevna Kuznetsova, cosmonaut
  • Jul 14 Maulana Karenga, American author and activist
  • Jul 14 Andreas Khol, Austrian politician
  • Jul 15 Geoffrey Burgon, composer
  • Jul 16 George Young, MP/British minister of housing & planning
  • Jul 16 Hans Wiegel, Dutch commissioner of the queen (Frisia)
  • Jul 16 Jan G H Krajenbrink, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
  • Jul 16 Mišo Kovač, Croatian musician
  • Jul 17 Bob Taylor, cricketer wicket-keeper (too often in Knotty's shadow)
  • Jul 17 Daryle Lamonica, Oakland Raider QB (AFL leading passer 1967)
  • Jul 18 Jack Jersey, [de Nijs], Indonesian/Dutch singer/producer
  • Jul 18 Lonnie Mack, American rocker (Baby What's Wrong), born in Aurora, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • Jul 18 Marcia Jones Smoke, Oklahoma, 500m kayaker (Olympic bronze 1964)
  • Jul 18 Martha Reeves, singer (& Vandellas-Dancing in St), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 19 Jennifer Dunn, (Rep-R-Washington)
  • Jul 19 Jerry Huckaby, (Rep-D-LA, 1977- )
  • Jul 19 Natalya Bessmertnova, dancer (Bolshoi, Lenin Prize 1970), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jul 19 Neelie Smit-Kroes, Dutch politician (VVD)/minister of Traffic
  • Jul 20 Vladimir Afanasiyevich Lyakhov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 32/34, T-9, TM-6)
  • Jul 20 Kurt Raab, German actor (d. 1988)
  • Jul 21 Jim Bates, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
  • Jul 22 George Clinton, rocker (Parliament-Funkadelic), born in Kannapolis, North Carolina
  • Jul 22 Susie M Berning, LPGA golfer (US Women's Open-1972, 73), born in Pasadena, California
  • Jul 22 Thomas Wayne, rocker (Tragedy)
  • Jul 22 Ron Turcotte, Canadian jockey
  • Jul 23 Richie Evans, American 9 time NASCAR Modified Champion, born in Westernville, New York (d. 1985)
  • Jul 24 Barbara Love, american soul singer (Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California

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Jul 25 Nate Thurmond, NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Akron, Ohio (d.2016)

NBA Forward Nate Thurmond
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Nate Thurmond
  • Jul 25 Raul Ruiz, Puerto Mott Chile, actor (Lexot, Capitolo 66)
  • Jul 25 Peter Suschitzky, Polish-British cinematographer

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Jul 25 Emmett Till, American lynching victim, born in Chicago, Illinois

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Emmett Till
  • Jul 26 Brenton Wood, rocker (Gimme Little Sign), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Jul 26 Darlene Love [Wright], American singer (He's a Rebel), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 27 Johannes Fritsch, composer
  • Jul 28 Riccardo Muti, Italian conductor (Philadelphia Orch), born in Naples, Italy
  • Jul 29 David Warner, actor (Star Trek VI, Time Bandits), born in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Jul 30 Count Desmond, [Edward Benjamin], Binghamton NY, sword swallower
  • Jul 30 Paul Anka, singer (Put Your Head on My Shoulder), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jul 31 Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician, born in Surat, India (d. 2004)