Famous Birthdays on July 3

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  • 1423 Louis XI, King of France (1461-83)
  • 1442 Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (d. 1500)
  • 1530 Claude Fauchet, French historian (d. 1601)

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1567 Samuel de Champlain, French explorer (Lake Champlain), born in Hiers-Brouage or La Rochelle, France (d. 1635)

French Explorer Samuel de Champlain
French Explorer
Samuel de Champlain
  • 1676 Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Prussian field marshal (d. 1747)
  • 1683 Edward Young, English poet (Revenge, Complaint)
  • 1685 Sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet, British cavalry officer (d. 1768)
  • 1687 Arnold Hoogvliet, Dutch poet (Abraham the Patriarch)
  • 1728 Robert Adam, architect/designer (Adelphi Terrace, London)
  • 1731 Samuel Huntington, (Gov-Ct), Continental Congress pres
  • 1738 John Singleton Copley, Mass, finest colonial American artist
  • 1743 Sophia Magdalena of Denmark, queen consort of Sweden (d. 1813)
  • 1793 John Claire, England, poet
  • 1794 Eberhard F Walcker, German organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt)
  • 1796 Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [NS]
  • 1802 Joseph Labitzky, composer
  • 1814 Janis Cimze, Latvian composer, Father of Latvian choir music, born Rauna parish, Russian Empire (d. 1881)
  • 1819 Louis Theodore Gouvy, composer
  • 1828 John Austin Wharton, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1865)
  • 1846 Achilles Alferaki, composer
  • 1850 Alfredo Kiel, composer
  • 1854 Leoš Janáček, Czech composer (d. 1928)
  • 1855 Piotr Maszynski, composer
  • 1860 Charlotte Perkins Gilman, American feminist, writer and lecturer for social reform, born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1935)
  • 1860 William Wallace, composer
  • 1861 Peter Jackson, heavyweight boxer (hall of famer)
  • 1862 Friedrich Ernst Koch, composer
  • 1866 Albert Gottschalk, Danish painter

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1870 Richard Bedford Bennett, 11th Prime Minister of Canada (C: 1930-35), born in Hopewell Hill, New Brunswick (d. 1947)

11th Prime Minister of Canada Richard Bedford Bennett
11th Prime Minister of Canada
Richard Bedford Bennett
  • 1871 Vicente Arregui Garay, composer
  • 1872 Habib Ullah Chan, emir of Afghanistam (1901-19)
  • 1874 Āpirana Ngata, Māori New Zealand politician and lawyer known for promoting and protecting Māori culture and language. born in Te Araroa, New Zealand (d. 1950)
  • 1875 Ernst F Sauerbruch, German nazi/surgeon

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1878 George M. Cohan, American father of musical comedy (Phantom President, Give My Regards to Broadway), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1942)

Composer George M. Cohan
Composer
George M. Cohan
  • 1879 Philippe Gaubert, composer
  • 1879 Alfred Korzybski, Polish linguist (d. 1950)
  • 1880 Carl Schuricht, composer
  • 1881 Leon Errol, Australian actor (Ziegfeld Follies, What a Blonde!)
  • 1883 Alfred Korzybski, Polish scientist (Science & Sanity)

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1883 Franz Kafka, Czech author (Metamorphosis, Trial, Amerika), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1924)

Writer Franz Kafka
Writer
Franz Kafka
  • 1883 Moses Leverock Crossley, US bio-chemist
  • 1886 Raymond A Spruance, US admiral/fleet commander/ambassador
  • 1892 Wilhelm Rettich, composer
  • 1893 Mississippi John Hurt, Teoc Mississippi, American blues singer and guitarist
  • 1895 Oles' Semyonovich Chishko, composer
  • 1896 Doris Lloyd, Irish-American actress (Bachelor Father, Charley's Aunt, Sarah & Son), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1968)
  • 1899 Klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, composer
  • 1899 Otto Reinhold, composer
  • 1900 John Mason Brown, American drama critic (Tonight on Broadway), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1969)
  • 1902 Jack Newman, NZ cricket lefty pace bowler (1932-33, later knighted)
  • 1903 Jean du Bela, [Simon Buytekant], singer/actor (Chaste Susanna)

  • 1906 Francis Steegmuller, American biographer (Cocteau)
  • 1906 George Sanders, Russian actor (All About Eve-Academy Award 1950)
  • 1906 Gwendolen Rees, zoologist
  • 1906 Jack Earle, American actor and sideshow performer (d. 1952)
  • 1907 Arthur Steel, Dutch architect (Group '32)
  • 1907 Gene Gutche, German-born composer, born in Berlin (d. 2000)
  • 1908 Thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo)
  • 1908 M. F. K. Fisher, American writer (d. 1992)
  • 1908 Robert B. Meyner, American politician (d. 1990)
  • 1909 Earl L Butz, US Secretary of Agriculture (1971-76); a real Butz
  • 1909 Lucy Kroll, entertainment agent
  • 1909 Stavros Niachos, Greece, shipping magnate (Those Fabulous Greeks)
  • 1910 Bernard Burrows, British diplomat
  • 1910 Eric Franklin, Indian civil servant
  • 1911 Joe Hardstaff Jr, cricketer (son of Joseph, 23 Tests for England)
  • 1912 Edward Jones, North Ireland lord justice of appeals
  • 1913 Hugh Stirling MacKenzie, British vice admiral
  • 1913 William Deakin, warden (St Anthony's College Oxford)
  • 1917 Helene Cordet, entertainer/nightclub owner
  • 1917 João Saldanha, Brazilian journalist and football manager (d. 1990)
  • 1918 Lord Mulley, British MP (Labour)
  • 1920 John Ayers Lessard, composer
  • 1920 Louise Allbritton, actress (Celia-Stage Door, Got a Secret), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1921 Susan Peters, actress (Random Harvest, Young Ideas), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1922 Art Fowler, baseball player
  • 1922 Corneille [Cornelis G of Beverloo], Dutch painter (Africa, Antilles)
  • 1922 Francois Reichenbach, French director (La douceur du Village)
  • 1922 Tom Hudson, artist/teacher
  • 1923 Baroness Ryder, of Warsaw & Cavendish, worked for sick & disabled
  • 1923 Emmanuel Bankole Timothy, journalist
  • 1923 William Mills, painter
  • 1924 Geoffrey Sammons, senior partner (Allen & Overy)
  • 1924 S. R. [Sellapan Ramanathan] Nathan, 6th President of Singapore (1999-2011), born in Singapore (d. 2016)
  • 1925 Michael Oliver, cardiologist, born in Borth, Wales (d. 2015)
  • 1926 Johnny Coles, trumpeter
  • 1926 Joseph M Gaydos, (Rep-D-PA, 1969- )
  • 1926 William Roll, German poltergeist researcher and parapsychologist (The Poltergeist, Unsolved Mysteries), born in Bremen, Germany (d. 2012)
  • 1927 Charles Vandenhove, Belgian architect (Standard-Omnisporthal, Luik)
  • 1927 Ken Russell, England, director (Tommy, Altered States, Gothic)
  • 1927 William McMillan, moderator (Gen Assembly of Church of Scot) [or 1/29]
  • 1928 Evelyn Anthony, English historical writer (Poellenberg Inheritance)
  • 1928 Günter Bruno Fuchs, German writer, poet and artist, born in Berlin (d. 1977)
  • 1928 John Wills, lord-lt of Avon England
  • 1929 Eustace Gibbs, vice marshal (Diplomatic Corps)
  • 1930 Carlos Kleiber, conductor (Bavarian State Orch 1968), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1930 Pete Fountain, jazz clarinetist (Lawrence Welk TV show 1957-59), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2016)
  • 1931 Andres Burnier, [Catharina Dessaur], criminologist/author (Jongensuur)
  • 1933 Edward Brandt, American doctor and public health official (d. 2007)
  • 1934 Manfred Bieler, writer
  • 1935 Harrison H "Jack" Schmitt, Santa Rita NM, astronaut (Apollo 17)
  • 1935 John Swan, PM (Bermuda)
  • 1936 Anthony Lester, CEO (Runnymede Trust)
  • 1936 Eric Russell, cricketer (England opening batsman early 60s)

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1937 Tom Stoppard, Czech playwright (Rosencrantz & Guildenstern-1968 Tony), born in Zlín, Czechoslovakia

Playwright Tom Stoppard
Playwright
Tom Stoppard
  • 1938 David Gandolfo, horse trainer
  • 1938 Shin Geum Dan, North Korea, 400m/800m runner (1962 world record)
  • 1939 Jay Tarses, Balt Md, actor/writer (Open All Night, Duck Factory)
  • 1940 Cesar Tovar, baseball player
  • 1940 Fontella Bass, vocalist (Rescue Me), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1940 Heather Steel, British judge
  • 1940 Lance Larson, American 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic silver 1960)
  • 1940 Lamar Alexander, American politician
  • 1941 Adoor Gopalakrishnan, cinematographer (Kathapurushan, Mathulikal)
  • 1941 Gloria Allred, American feminist and civil rights attorney, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1941 Wylie Walker Vale, Endocrinologist who discovered the stress hormone, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1942 Paco Stanley, Mexican TV personality (d. 1999)
  • 1943 Kurtwood Smith, New Lisbon, Wisconsin, American actor (That '70s Show, Robocop)
  • 1943 Gary Waldhorn, actor (To the Camp & Back)
  • 1943 Geraldo Rivera, [Gerry Rivers], American news personality (20/20, Geraldo), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943 Judith Durham, Australian singer (The Seekers), born in Essendon, Victoria
  • 1943 Norman Thagard, American scientist and astronaut (STS 7, 51-B, 30, 42, 71, Mir), born in Marianna, Florida
  • 1944 Paul Young, actor (Another Time Another Place)
  • 1945 Iain MacDonald-Smith, English yachtsman (Olympic gold 1968)
  • 1945 Michael Cole, actor (Pete-Mod Squad), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1945 Michael Martin, British politician, Speaker of the House of Commons (2000-09)
  • 1946 Michael Shea, American sci-fi author (Fat Face, Polyphemus), (d. 2014)
  • 1946 John Klemmer, American composer and saxophonist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947 Betty Buckley, Big Springs Tx, actress (Abby-8 is Enough, 1776, Cats)
  • 1947 Dave Barry, American humorist and author
  • 1948 Peter Ruzicka, composer
  • 1948 Tarmo Koivisto, Finnish comics artist
  • 1949 Jan Smithers, N actress (Bailey-WKRP), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1949 Susan Penhaligon, Manilla Philippines, actress (Dracula, Nasty Habits)
  • 1949 Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (Heatwave) (d. 2006)
  • 1950 Damon Harris, Balt Md, musician (The Temptations-My Girl), (d. 2013)
  • 1950 Ewen Chatfield, NZ cricketer pace bowler (1975-89)
  • 1950 James Hahn, American politician and incumbent judge on the Los Angeles County Superior Court, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951 Mike Corby [Michael John], Windsor, Berkshire, English guitarist/keyboardist (The Babys)

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1951 Jean-Claude Duvalier [Baby Doc], Deposed Haitian president-for-life (1971-86), born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti (d. 2014)

President of Haiti Jean-Claude Duvalier
President of Haiti
Jean-Claude Duvalier

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1951 Richard Hadlee, New Zealand cricket all rounder (431 wickets), born in Christchurch, New Zealand

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee
  • 1952 Alan Autry, NFLer (Green Bay Packers)/actor (In the Heat of the Night)
  • 1952 Bill Badgett Jr, horse trainer
  • 1952 Wasim Raja, cricketer (bro of Rameez, Pakistani lefty bat & leggie)
  • 1952 Andy Fraser, rock bassist (Free London), born in London, England
  • 1953 Alynne Beth Amkraut, entertainer, born in Amityville, New York
  • 1953 Frank Tanana, baseball pitcher (California Angels)
  • 1954 Debbie Skinner, LPGA golfer
  • 1955 Julia Lyndon, playmate (August, 1977), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1955 Matt Keough, baseball player (Oakland A's, NY Yankees)
  • 1955 Neil Clar, rock guitarist (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions)
  • 1955 Sanma Akashiya, Japanese television performer
  • 1955 Marc Bonilla, American guitarist (Keith Emerson Band), born in Contra Costa, California
  • 1956 Eddie Edwards, South Africa, tennis star
  • 1956 Montel Williams, TV talk show host (Montel)
  • 1956 Don Vito, American Viva La Bam castmember
  • 1957 Danny Heep, baseball player
  • 1957 Faye Resnick, author (Nicole Brown Simpson-Private Diary)
  • 1957 Laura Branigan, American singer-songwriter (Gloria), born in Mount Kisco, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1958 Aaron Tippin, singer (You've Got to Stand for Something), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1958 Robert Foth, air rifle (Olympics-1988, 92, 96), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1958 Matthew Fraser, Canadian-British journalist
  • 1958 Siân Lloyd, Welsh weather presenter
  • 1959 Andreas Wisniewski, Berlin German FR, actor (Living Daylights)
  • 1959 Stephen Pearcy, heavy metal vocalist (RATT-Round & Round), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959 Stoyan Deltchev, Bulgaria, horizontal bar gymnist (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1960 Jack Daugherty, baseball player, born in Hialeah, Florida.
  • 1961 Liz Stewart, playmate (July, 1984), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1961 Vince Clarke, Basildon Essex, rock keyboardist (Erasure)
  • 1961 Pedro Romeiras, Portuguese dancer
  • 1961 Tim Smith, English musician (Cardiacs)
  • 1962 Thomas Gibson, actor (Dr Daniel Nyland-Chicago Hope)

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1962 Tom Cruise, American actor (Risky Business, Jerry MaGuire, Rainman), born in Syracuse, New York

Actor Tom Cruise
Actor
Tom Cruise
  • 1962 Hunter Tylo, American actress
  • 1963 Don August, baseball player
  • 1963 Tracey Emin, Croydon England, English artist
  • 1964 Gary Ryan, rocker (Blackhearts)
  • 1964 Joe Hamorski, Peru IN, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Greater Greenville-9th)
  • 1964 Louis Clark, NFL receiver (Seattle)/WLAF coach (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1964 Pia Reyes, playmate (Nov, 1988), born in Manila, Philippines
  • 1964 Warren Newson, Newnan GA, outfielder (Texas Rangers)
  • 1964 Joanne Harris, British author
  • 1964 Yeardley Smith, French-born American actress
  • 1965 Arno Hofstede, Dutch soccer player (Willem II, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1965 Bobby Gage, Winsted CA, Nike golfer (1993 NIKE Wichita Open-16th)
  • 1965 Dan Land, NFL cornerback/safety (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1965 Greg Vaughn, outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers, SD Padres), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1965 Shinya Hashimoto, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 1965 Vinson Smith, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears)

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1966 Moises Alou, MLB outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in Atlanta, Georgia,

MLB Outfielder Moises Alou
MLB Outfielder
Moises Alou
  • 1966 Neil O'Donnell, NFL quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1967 Amy Van Horne, actress (Carla Solieto-The City)
  • 1967 Brian Cashman, American major league baseball executive
  • 1968 Jeff Phillips, actor (Hart Jessup-Guiding Light), born in Westwood, New Jersey
  • 1968 Teppo Numminen, Tampere Fin, NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets, Coyotes)
  • 1969 Elan Carter, Nutley NJ, playmate (June, 1994)
  • 1969 Kevin Hearn, Canadian musician (Barenaked Ladies)
  • 1970 Preston Jones, WLAF quarterback (London Monarchs)
  • 1970 Teemu Selanne, Helsinki Fin, NHL right wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • 1970 Victor Bailey, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)