Famous Birthdays on July 7

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  • 1053 Emperor Shirakawa of Japan (d. 1129)
  • 1119 Emperor Sutoku of Japan (d. 1164)
  • 1528 Anna of Austria, Duchess of Bavaria, daughter of Ferdinand I (d. 1590)
  • 1586 Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel, English statesman (d. 1646)
  • 1656 Guru Har Krishan, 8th Guru of Sikhism (d. 1664)
  • 1690 Johann Tobias Krebs, composer
  • 1710 Arvid Niclas Hopken, composer
  • 1746 Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, composer
  • 1752 Joseph-Marie Jacquard, invented programmable loom
  • 1778 Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer
  • 1806 Michele Amari, Italian historian/minister of Education
  • 1813 William Scott Ketchum, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1871)
  • 1816 Isaac Fitzgerald Shepard, Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1889)
  • 1824 Alfred Pleasonton, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1897)
  • 1827 James Murrell Shackelford, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • 1827 William Montague Browne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

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1843 Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), born in Corteno, Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia, Austrian Empire (d. 1926)

Physician and Nobel Laureate Camillo Golgi
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Camillo Golgi
  • 1851 Lillien Jane Martin, psychologist, found gerontology clinic
  • 1851 Charles Tindley, American gospel music composer (d. 1933)
  • 1853 Albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Le Pacha Bonneval)
  • 1855 Ludwig Ganghofer, German writer (d. 1920)
  • 1856 George Hearne, cricketer (brother of Frank and Alec, Test for England)
  • 1860 Gustav Mahler, Kalischat Bohemia Austria, composer/conductor (Titan)
  • 1872 Juan Lamonte de Grignon, composer
  • 1874 Erwin Bumke, German jurist (d. 1945)
  • 1879 Jacob Weinberg, composer
  • 1882 Zdzislaw Jachimecki, composer
  • 1883 Toivo Kuula, Finnish composer, born in Vehkakoski (d. 1918)
  • 1884 Lion Feuchtwanger, German dramatist (d. 1958)
  • 1885 Ernest Bristow Farrar, composer
  • 1887 Dirk Koster, literary (New Noises)
  • 1887 Marc Chagall, Russian-French artist (I & The Village), born in Vitebsk, Russian Empire (d. 1985)
  • 1887 Raymond Hatton, Red Oak IA, actor (Girls in Prison, Lady Killer)
  • 1890 Tom Powers, Owensboro KY, actor (Station West, Destination Moon)
  • 1893 Miroslav Krleža, Croatian writer (d. 1981)
  • 1897 Anna Luther, NJ, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk)
  • 1898 Hanns Eisler, composer
  • 1899 George Cukor, producer/director (Adam's Rib, Philadelphia Story)
  • 1900 Earle E. Partridge, United States Air Force general (d. 1990)
  • 1901 Gustav Knuth, Braunschweig Germany, actor (Freddy Unter Fremden)
  • 1901 Vittorio De Sica, Italian actor and director (Bicycle Thieves, Sciuscià), born in Sora, Lazio (d. 1974)
  • 1902 James McCartney, father of Beatle Paul McCartney
  • 1902 Ted "Double Duty" Radcliffe, American baseball player (d. 2005)
  • 1904 Simone Beck, French chef (d. 1991)
  • 1905 Marcel Rubin, composer
  • 1906 Harry Von Zell, sidekick (George Burns Show)
  • 1906 [Leroy] Satchel Paige, baseball pitcher, never look back
  • 1906 William Feller, Croatian mathematician (d. 1970)
  • 1906 Anton Karas, Viennese musician (d. 1985)
  • 1907 Helene Johnson, American Harlem Renaissance poet, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
  • 1907 Robert A[nson] Heinlein, US, sci-fi author (4 Hugos, Red Planet)
  • 1908 Evert W Beth, Dutch mathematician/philosopher
  • 1908 Harriette Arnow, Wayne Co, Ky, novelist (Dollmaker)
  • 1908 Revilo P. Oliver, American professor (d. 1994)
  • 1911 Eddie Mayehoff, Balt Md, actor (Hour Glass, How to Murder Your Wife)
  • 1911 Gian-Carlo Menotti, Italy, composer (Amahl & Night Visitors)
  • 1911 Joan Perry Cohn Harvey, actress (Hands of a Stranger)
  • 1912 Tiny Alma, [Catharina E J Stam], operetta singer (Vienna Blood)
  • 1914 Cor de Groot, pianist/conductor/composer (Old-Dutch Suite)
  • 1914 Serafim Sergeyevich Tulikov, composer
  • 1915 Margaret Walker Alexander, poet/novelist (For My People)
  • 1916 Luc Peire, Flemish painter/graphic artist
  • 1916 Robert Stevens Baker, composer

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1916 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
  • 1917 Elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree)
  • 1917 Lawrence F O'Brien, (Watergate conspirators broke into his office)
  • 1917 Fidel Sánchez Hernández, Salvadoran politician (d. 2003)
  • 1919 Jon Pertwee, English comic/actor (Dr Who, Worzel Gummidge)
  • 1919 William Moses Kunstler, defense attorney (Chicago 8)

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1921 Ezzard Charles, American world heavyweight boxing champion (1949-51), born in Lawrenceville, Georgia (d. 1975)

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Ezzard Charles
  • 1921 Stanislaw Wislocki, composer
  • 1921 Adolf von Thadden, German politician (d. 1996)
  • 1922 Artie Malvin, US music director (Julie LaRosa/Steve Lawrence)
  • 1922 Pierre Cardin, fashion designer (Unisex), born in Paris, France
  • 1923 Richard Lumley, English insurance magnate/multi-millionaire
  • 1923 Roberto Caamano, composer
  • 1924 Dieter Nowka, composer
  • 1924 Mary Ford, [Colleen Summer], vocalist/actress (Queen of Outer Space)
  • 1925 Yvonne Mitchell, writer (Johnny Nobody, Genghis Khan), born in London, England
  • 1925 Wally Phillips, American radio personality (d. 2008)
  • 1927 Alan J Dixon, (Sen-D-IL, 1981- )
  • 1927 Charlie Louvin, Rainsville Ala, country singer (Louvin Brothers)
  • 1927 Doc Severinson, [Carl], Arlington Oregon, bandleader/trumpeter on the Tonight Show
  • 1928 Colleen Summers, vocal overdubber, born in Pasadena, California
  • 1929 Marcel Liebman, Belgian historian
  • 1929 Reinhard Baumgart, German writer and critic, born in Breslau, Silesia (d. 2003)
  • 1929 Hasan Abidi, Pakistani journalist and poet (d. 2005)
  • 1930 Hank Mobley, US jazz saxophonist
  • 1931 David Eddings, US, sci-fi author (Belgariad, Malloreon)
  • 1931 Stanley Brock, Bkln, actor (Ivan-He's the Mayor)
  • 1932 Josef Zawinul, Austrian-American jazz keyboardist, composer and musician (d. 2007)
  • 1933 David McCullough, actor (Huey Long)
  • 1933 Dick Kallman, American actor (Born to Be Loved, Verboten!), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1933 Murray Halberg, New Zealand, 5K runner (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1934 Vinko Globokar, composer
  • 1934 Robert McNeill Alexander, British zoologist (estimated speed of dinosaurs, born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland (d. 2016)
  • 1936 Friedhelm Dohl, composer
  • 1936 Stuart Ross Dempster, composer
  • 1936 Nikos Xilouris, Greek singer (d. 1980)
  • 1937 Carroll Hubbard Jr, (Rep-D-KY, 1975- )
  • 1939 Laurie Silvers, horse trainer
  • 1940 James Toner, horse trainer
  • 1940 Richard K Armey, (Rep-R-Texas, 1985- )

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1940 Ringo Starr, [Richard Starkey], Beatles drummer (Magic Christian), born in Liverpool, England

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr
  • 1941 Michael Howard, British politician
  • 1941 Bill Oddie, English comedian and ornithologist
  • 1942 Carmen Duncan, Australian actress
  • 1943 Toto Cutugno, Italian singer
  • 1943 Joel Siegel, American film critic (d. 2007)
  • 1944 Tony Jacklin, Scunthorpe England, PGA golfer (1970 US Open)
  • 1944 Warren Entner, rock vocalist/guitarist (Grass Roots), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1945 James Rodford, English rock vocalist/bassist (Kinks-Mr Pleasant)
  • 1945 Matti Salminen, Turku Finland, bass player (King Philipp-Don Carlos)
  • 1945 Michael Ancram, British politician
  • 1946 Jean LeClerc, actor (Jeremy Hunter-All My Children)
  • 1946 Jim Day, Canada, equestrian show jumper (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1946 Joe Spano, actor (Henry Goldblume-Hill St Blues), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1947 Rob Townsend, rock drummer (Family Leicester)
  • 1947 Felix Standaert, Belgian diplomat
  • 1947 Howard Rheingold, American author
  • 1947 Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, King of Nepal
  • 1948 Fred Brown, NBAer (Seattle SuperSonic)
  • 1948 Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2012)
  • 1948 Jean Leclerc, French-Canadian actor

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1949 Shelley Duvall, actress (Popeye, Faery Tale Theater), born in Houston, Texas

  • 1951 Roz Ryan, actress (Amelia-Amen, Occupied), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1952 Mando Guerrero, Mexican professional wrestler
  • 1953 Lynval Golding, rocker (Fun Boy Three)
  • 1954 Steve Gilchrist, Canadian politician (Cabinet Minister and Member of Provincial Parliament, in Ontario), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1955 Len Barker, American baseball player
  • 1956 Bill Lagattuta, news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours, Eye to Eye), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957 Jonathan Dayton, American film director
  • 1957 Berry Sakharof, Turkish-born Israeli guitarist (Minimal Compact)
  • 1958 Michael Marx, Portland Or, US fencer-epee (Olympic-84, 88, 92, 96)
  • 1959 Jessica Hahn, evangelist rape victim/model (playboy)/actress
  • 1959 Billy Campbell [William Oliver], Charlottesville, Virginia, American actor (Once and Again, Dracula)
  • 1959 Ben Linder, American engineer (d. 1987)
  • 1960 Barbara Bierman, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1994), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1960 Ralph Sampson, NBA center (Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets)
  • 1960 Kevin A. Ford, American astronaut
  • 1962 Clive "Doctor" Jackson, rocker (Dr & Medics-Laughing at Pieces)
  • 1962 Shawn Paddock, rocker (Red Rockers)
  • 1963 Lance Johnson, outfielder (NY Mets), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1963 Naved Anjum, cricketer (Pakistani all-rounder, two Tests 1989-90)
  • 1963 Perry Richardson, SC, bassist (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime)
  • 1963 Vonda Shepard, American singer
  • 1965 Paula Devicq, Canadian actress
  • 1965 Mo Collins, American actress
  • 1966 Hector Burba, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1966 Jeff Shaw, Washington Ohio, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1966 Jim Gaffigan, American comedian
  • 1966 Gundula Krause, German folk violinist
  • 1966 Neil Tobin, American magician
  • 1967 Alfred Jackson, CFL receiver (BC Lions)
  • 1967 Erik van der More, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1967 Jason R Rich, Irvington NY, writer (Celebrity Teen Talk)
  • 1967 Tom Kristensen, Danish race car driver
  • 1967 Jackie Neal, American singer (d. 2005)
  • 1968 Chuck Knoblauch, shortstop (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1968 Reggie Cobb, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1968 Jorja Fox, American actress
  • 1968 Jeff VanderMeer, American writer
  • 1969 Amy Carlson, Elmhurst Il, actress (Josie-Another World) [1969-Approx]
  • 1969 Cree Summer, actress (Freddie-Different World)

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1969 Joe Sakic, Canadian NHL center (Colorado Avalanche, Canada 1998-2002), born in Burnaby, British Columbia

NHL Legend Joe Sakic
NHL Legend
Joe Sakic
  • 1969 Sylke Otto, German luger
  • 1969 Nathalie Simard, French Canadian singer
  • 1969 Robin Weigert, American actress
  • 1970 Michael McCrary, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1970 Min Patel, cricketer (in Mumbai England left-arm spinner v India 1996)
  • 1970 Wayne McCullough, Irish boxer
  • 1970 Erik Zabel, German cyclist
  • 1970 Robia LaMorte, American actress and dancer
  • 1971 Darren Krein, WLAF defensive end (Barcelona Dragons)
  • 1971 Alistair Potts, British rower
  • 1972 Aldi Henry, CFL defensive back (Calgary Stampeders)
  • 1972 Darnay Scott, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
  • 1972 Lisa Leslie, California, WNBA center (LA Sparks)/foward (Oly-gold-1996)
  • 1972 Michael Westbrook, NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
  • 1972 Stoney Case, NFL quarterback (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1972 Manfred Stohl, Austrian rally driver
  • 1973 Natsuki Takaya, Japanese manga-ka
  • 1973 Troy Garity, American actor
  • 1973 Matt Mantei, American baseball player
  • 1973 Kārlis Skrastiņš, Latvian ice hockey player
  • 1974 Patrick Lalime, St Bonaventure, NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins)
  • 1975 Tony Benshoof, American luger
  • 1975 Michael Voss, Australian rules footballer
  • 1976 Dominic Foley, Irish footballer, born in Cork
  • 1977 Felix Vasquez, New York City Housing Authority employee
  • 1979 America Martin, model (Not macaroni & cheese, cheese & macaroni)
  • 1979 Anastasios Gousis, Greek sprinter
  • 1979 Carl Breeze, British racing driver
  • 1980 Michele Kwan, Torrance California, figure skater (Oly-94, Oly-silver-98)
  • 1980 John Buck, American baseball player
  • 1980 Deidre Downs, American beauty queen
  • 1980 Kaisa Jouhki, Finnish vocalist (Battlelore)
  • 1980 Dan Whitesides, American drummer (The Used)
  • 1981 Synyster Gates, American guitarist (Avenged Sevenfold)
  • 1981 Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Indian cricketer