Famous Birthdays on 1st July

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  • 1381 Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint
  • 1481 Christian II of Denmark, Sweden and Norway (d. 1559)
  • 1506 Louis II, king of Hungary/Bohemia (1516-26)
  • 1511 Hadrianus Junius, [Adriaen de Jonghe], Dutch physician, historian and humanist
  • 1534 Frederick II, King of Denmark and Norway (1559-88)
  • 1560 Charles van Croij, prince of Chimay/duke of Aarschot
  • 1574 Joseph Hall, English bishop and writer (d. 1656)
  • 1586 Claudio Saracini, composer
  • 1633 Johann Heinrich Heidegger, Swiss theologian (d. 1698)
  • 1646 G W Leibniz, German mathematician/philosopher; postulated monads
  • 1663 Franz Xaver Murschhauser, composer
  • 1688 Johann Ludwig Steiner, composer
  • 1723 Pedro R de Campomanes, Spanish economist/historian/literary
  • 1725 Comte de Rochambeau, French soldier (d. 1807)
  • 1735 James Lyon, composer
  • 1742 Georg C Lichtenberg, German physicist/writer (types of Lichtenberg)
  • 1764 Georg Christoph Grosheim, composer
  • 1780 Karl von Clausewitz, Prussian strategist
  • 1788 Jean-Victor Poncelet, mathematician, founded projective geometry
  • 1802 Gideon Welles, Secy Navy (Union), (d. 1878)
  • 1804 George Sand, France, (female) novelist (Valentine, Le Figaro)
  • 1807 Thomas Green Clemson, mining engineer, endowed Clemson University
  • 1810 Walter White, secretary (NAACP)
  • 1812 Willem J d'Ablaing van Giessenburg, Dutch genealogist/heraldicus
  • 1818 Ignaz Semmelweis, gynecologist
  • 1833 Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert, Bvt Major General (Union Army)
  • 1834 Jadwiga Łuszczewska, Polish poet (d. 1908)
  • 1840 Robert S Ball, Irish mathematician/astronomer
  • 1844 Verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika)
  • 1857 Roger Connor, 1st baseman (NY Giants)
  • 1861 Samuel D Riddle, horse owner (Man 'o War)
  • 1863 William Grant Stairs, Canadian explorer (d. 1892)
  • 1869 William Strunk Jr., American grammarian (d. 1946)
  • 1872 Louis Bleriot, 1st man to fly an airplane across English Channel
  • 1873 Alice Guy-Blaché, American film director (d. 1968)
  • 1874 Michel H Campen, author/critic (Bikoerim)
  • 1879 Leon Jouhaux, France, socialist/co-founder UN's ILO (Nobel 1951)
  • 1881 Piet[er] L Kramer, architect (Amsterdam School)
  • 1883 Arthur Borton, English soldier (d. 1933)
  • 1887 Charles D Brown, Iowa, actor (Barefoot Boy, Disbarred, Night Editor)
  • 1892 James M Cain, Minneapolis Mn, novelist (Postman Always Rings Twice)
  • 1893 Walter Francis White, Atlanta Georgia
  • 1896 Pavel G Antokolski, Russian poet/director (Syn) [NS]
  • 1898 Andre-Marie Charue, bishop of Namen Belgium
  • 1899 Cavan O'Connor, singer
  • 1899 Charles Laughton, England, actor (Mutiny on Bounty, Spartacus)
  • 1899 Henry "Indiana" Jones Jr, fictional character "Indiana Jones"
  • 1899 Konstantinos Tsatsos Greek politician and president (1975-1980)
  • 1901 Irna Phillips, created 6 soap operas (Guiding Light), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1901 Sylvia Mary Paget Chancellor, philanthropist
  • 1902 Billy Wyler, director (Ben Hur, Mrs Miniver)
  • 1902 Jose Luis Sert, Spanish/US architect
  • 1903 Amy Johnson, British pilot
  • 1903 Beatrix Lehmann, England, actress (Candles at Nine, Staircase)
  • 1904 Mary Calderone, physician/founder (planned parenthood)
  • 1906 Edward Lansing Gordon Jr, long jumper (Olympic-gold-32), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1906 Frank Parker, actor (Shawn-Days of our Life), born in NYC, New York

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1906 Estée Lauder, CEO (Estée Lauder cosmetics) (d. 2004), born in New York City

Cosmetics Company Founder Estée Lauder
Cosmetics Company Founder
Estée Lauder
  • 1907 Bill Stern, sportscaster (Saturday Night Fights), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1908 Paul Hardy, Belgian writer (Best of Painted Furniture)
  • 1908 Peter Anders, German opera singer
  • 1908 Peg Entwistle, Welsh actress (d. 1932)
  • 1909 Juan Carlos Onetti, novelist
  • 1909 Madge Evans, Manhattan TV panelist (Masquerade Party), born in NYC, New York
  • 1909 Bill Stern, American sportscaster (d. 1971)
  • 1911 Alvino Rey, orchestra leader (King Family), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1911 Sergei Sokolov, Soviet marshal
  • 1912 Ahmad H al-Bakr, Iraqi fieldmarshal/president/premier
  • 1912 David Brower, environmentalist/president (Sierra Club)
  • 1912 Roy McKelvie, soldier/sports writer
  • 1912 Sally Kirkland, American fashion editor (d. 1989)
  • 1913 Jo Sinclair [Ruth Seid], American writer (Wasteland), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1914 Cristyl Cranz, Germany, slalom (Olympic-gold-1936)
  • 1914 Earle Warren, alto sax player
  • 1914 Magda Gabor, Budapest Hungary, actress (People vs Zsa Zsa Gabor)
  • 1915 Jean Stafford, US writer (Boston Adventure, Lion & Carpenter)
  • 1915 Viscount Leverhulm, English large landowner (Unilever)
  • 1915 Willie Dixon, American blues musician ("Hoochie Coochie Man"), born in Vicksburg, Mississippi (d. 1992)
  • 1915 Joseph Ransohoff, American neurosurgeon (d. 2001)
  • 1916 Olivia de Havilland, actress (the Adventures of Robin Hood), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1919 Hans Bender, German poet
  • 1920 Harold Sakata, American actor (d. 1982)
  • 1921 Seretse Khama, 1st premier/president of Botswana (Bechuanaland)
  • 1921 Sir Seretse Khama, Serowe, in the British Protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswanan statesman and president
  • 1923 Constance Ford, actress (Ada Hobson-Another World)
  • 1925 Farley Granger, actor (Arnold, Rope, Deathmask), born in San Jose, California
  • 1926 Franclaois-Regis Bastide, writer/broadcaster
  • 1926 Robert Fogel, American economic historian and Nobel laureate, born in NYC, New York
  • 1926 Carl Hahn, German automotive executive
  • 1927 Hans Eklund, composer
  • 1927 Ruben Gomez, baseball player
  • 1928 Constance Ford, US actress (Cabinet of Calgary, Ada-Another World)
  • 1928 Volker Wangenheim, composer
  • 1929 Gerald M Edelman, US biochemist (Nobel 1972), born in Ozone Park, NY, (d. 2014)
  • 1930 Andreas JAI Bruggeman, Dutch mayor (Schipluiden/Leiderdorp)
  • 1930 Moustapha Akkad, Syrian-American filmmaker (d. 2005)
  • 1930 Margaret A Brewer, American soldier, in Durand Michigan, first female General officer in US Marine Corps. (d. 2013)
  • 1931 Leslie Caron, French-American actress (Gigi, Father Goose), born in Boulogne-Biliancourt, Seine
  • 1932 Bobby Day, [Robert Byrd], rock vocalist (Rockin' Robin), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1932 Ze'ev Schiff, Israeli journalist (d. 2007)
  • 1933 Frank Baumann, baseball player
  • 1933 Peter Walwyn, British race horse trainer
  • 1934 Jamie Farr, actor (Klinger-M*A*S*H, AfterMASH), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1934 Jean Marsh, actress (Dark Places, Eagle has Landed), born in London, England

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1934 Sydney Pollack, American diretcor, actor and producer (Tootsie, Out of Africa), born in Lafayette, Indiana (d. 2008)

Film Director, Producer and Actor Sydney Pollack
Film Director, Producer and Actor
Sydney Pollack
  • 1934 Claude Berri, French actor, director and screenwriter
  • 1935 James Cotton, blues vocalist
  • 1937 Ebrahim I Ebrahim, South African ANCer/Umkhonto we Sizwe-leader
  • 1938 Chester Watson, West Indian cricket fast bowler (early 60s)
  • 1938 Don Pavletich, baseball player
  • 1938 Craig Anderson, baseball player
  • 1939 Charles Hatcher, (Rep-D-GA, 1981- )
  • 1939 Delaney Bramlett, Oklahoma, rocker (Shindogs, Delaney & Bonnie)
  • 1939 Karen Black, American actress (5 Easy Pieces, Pyx), (d. 2013)
  • 1940 Jack Acker, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1940 Kenneth Clarke, British minister
  • 1941 John Gould, British composer/musical comic
  • 1941 Rod Gilbert, Canada, NHL wing (NY Rangers)
  • 1941 Sally Quinn, Georgia, CBS newscaster (Morning Show)
  • 1941 Twyla Tharp, Portland Ind, choreographer (Twyla Tharp Dance Troupe)
  • 1941 Alfred G. Gilman, American scientist, (1994 Nobel laureate for G-protein discoveries), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • 1941 Myron Scholes, American economist, Nobel laureate
  • 1942 Genevieve Bujold, actress (King of Hearts, Choose Me, Coma), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1942 William Carney, (Rep-R-NY, 1979-86)
  • 1942 Andraé Crouch, American gospel singer (The Color Purple, The Lion King), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2015)
  • 1943 Jeff Wayne, musician
  • 1945 Deborah Harry, singer (Blondie-Heart of Glass), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1945 Mike Burstyn, Israeli-American actor
  • 1946 June Montiero, US, vocalist (Toys-A Lover's Concerto)
  • 1947 Marc Benno, rocker
  • 1947 Kazuyoshi Hoshino, Japanese racing driver
  • 1949 John Farnham, Australian singer
  • 1950 David Duke, American politician, K.K.K. member
  • 1951 Daryl Anderson, actor (Animal-Lou Grant), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1951 Fred Schneider, Newark Ga, vocalist/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster)
  • 1951 Trevor Eve, Wales, actor (Shadow Chasers)
  • 1951 Anne Feeney, American protest singer
  • 1951 Terrence Mann, American actor and dancer
  • 1952 Dan Aykroyd, Ottawa Canada, comedian/actor (SNL, Dragnet)
  • 1952 Timothy J. Tobias, American composer and musician (d. 2006)
  • 1953 Henry Percy, 11th duke of Northumberland, godchild of Elizabeth II
  • 1954 Michael Daniel Reid, Bainbridge MD, PGA golfer (1987 Seiko Tucson)
  • 1955 Keith Whitley, Sandy Hook Ky, country singer (Don't Close Your Eyes)
  • 1956 Bill Caudill, baseball player
  • 1956 Lorna Patterson, Whittier California, actress (Airplane, Pvt Benjamin)
  • 1956 Alan Ruck, American actor
  • 1957 Hannu Kamppuri, Finnish ice hockey player
  • 1958 Nancy Lieberman Cline, Bkln, WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury) (Oly-S-76)
  • 1959 Anne Smith, tennis star, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1960 Alan Ruck, actor (Stuart-Spin City), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1960 Lynn Jennings, Princeton NJ, 5k runner
  • 1960 Mike Fitzgerald, baseball player

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1961 Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales, born in Sandringham, England (d. 1997)

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
  • 1961 Kalpana Chawla, Karnal India, astronaut (STS 87)

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1961 Carl Lewis [Frederick], sprinter and long jumper (Oly-9 gold-84-96), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • 1961 Malcolm Elliott, British cyclist
  • 1962 Andre Braugher, actor (Frank Pembleton-Homicide), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1963 Edward Tsang Lu, astronaut (STS 84), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1963 Roddy Bottum, rock keyboardist (Faith No More-Real Thing), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964 Mike Twardoski, baseball player
  • 1964 Poi Burton, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
  • 1964 Theresa Lynn, Louisville KY, actress (Orgasm Girl-Private Parts)
  • 1965 Luc Rochefort, Trois-Rivieres Que, golfer (1991 Low Amateur Quebec)
  • 1966 Eric Ball, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1966 Larisa Savchenko, Neiland Latvia, tennis star
  • 1966 Patrick McEnroe, tennis star, born in Manhasset, New York
  • 1966 Shawn Burr, Sarnia, NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning), (d. 2013)
  • 1966 Simon Arkell, Australian pole vaulter (Olympics-17th-92, 96)
  • 1966 Enrico Annoni, Italian footballer
  • 1967 Dave Richardson, CFL tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 1967 Mike Eastwood, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1967 Pamela Anderson Lee, Ladysmith BC, playmate (Feb 90/Home Improvement)
  • 1967 Tony Bennett, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1968 Charles Wilson, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets)
  • 1968 Roshumba Williams, model (Bride), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1968 Tim Abell, American actor
  • 1969 Gary Brown, NFL running back (Houston Oilers)
  • 1969 Graham Lloyd, cricketer (son of David, Lancashire batsman, Eng ODI 96)
  • 1970 Kevin O'Brien, WLAF linebacker (Barcelona Dragons)
  • 1970 Nicky Goetze, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 NCAA Acad), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1970 Van Malone, NFL safety (Detroit Lions)
  • 1971 Darick Holmes, NFL running back (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1971 Oleg Antonenko, hockey forward (Team Belarus, Olympics-1998)
  • 1971 Wanda Gonzalez, Miss Connecticut USA (1996)
  • 1971 Melissa Peterman [Melissa Margaret], American actress (Reba, Fargo), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1971 Julianne Nicholson, American actress
  • 1971 Steven W. Bailey, American actor
  • 1971 Jamie Walker, American baseball player
  • 1972 Corey Hirsch, Medicine Hat, NHL goalie (Vancouver Canucks)
  • 1972 Darrick Bledose, WLAF cornerback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1972 Claire Forlani, English actress
  • 1972 Alex Machacek, Austrian musician
  • 1973 Malina Milson, Australian softball 1st baseman (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • 1974 Michele Krasnoo, Culver City California, actress (Kickboxer IV)
  • 1975 Sufjan Stevens, American musician
  • 1976 Patrick Stephan Kluivert, Surinam/Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1976 Hannu Tihinen, Finnish footballer
  • 1976 Ruud van Nistelrooy, Dutch footballer

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1977 Liv Tyler, American actress and daughter of Aerosmith's frontman, Steven Tyler (Stealing Beauty, Lord of the Rings), born in New York City

Actress Liv Tyler
Actress
Liv Tyler
  • 1977 Misty Marriah Esplin, Preston Idaho, Miss America-Idaho (1997)