Birthdays in History in July 1927

  • Jul 3 Ken Russell, England, director (Tommy, Altered States, Gothic)
  • Jul 3 William McMillan, moderator (Gen Assembly of Church of Scot) [or 1/29]
  • Jul 5 W M Diggelmann, writer
  • Jul 6 [Jan] Hein Donner, Dutch chess master
  • Jul 6 Alan Leslie "Fluff" Freeman, Australian-born British disc jockey and radio personality (Pick of the Pops), born in New South Wales, Australia (d. 2006)
  • Jul 7 Alan J Dixon, (Sen-D-IL, 1981- )
  • Jul 8 Maurice Hayes, Irish politician
  • Jul 10 David Dinkins, (1st African American Mayor-D- 1990-93), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 10 Grigory Barenblatt, Russian mathematician
  • Jul 12 Gualberto T Hernandez, perfect minister Netherlands Antilles
  • Jul 13 Karl I Pelgrom, Dutch sculptor
  • Jul 13 Simone Veil, President European parliament (France)
  • Jul 16 John Freeland, Legal advisor UK foreign office
  • Jul 16 Shirley Hughes, author/illustrator
  • Jul 18 Ludwig Harig, German writer, born in Sulzbach
  • Jul 19 Jan Myrdal, Swedish writer/journalist (Albania Defiant)
  • Jul 20 Anthony Cavendish, British MI 6 agent/banker
  • Jul 23 Al[fred] A McCandless, (Rep-R-CA, 1983- )
  • Jul 23 Elliot McKay See Jr, astronaut, born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1966)
  • Jul 24 James J Howard, (Rep-D-NJ, 1965- )
  • Jul 25 Midge Decter, anti woman's lib (Liberated Woman...), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Jul 25 Sadiq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani politician (d. 2000)
  • Jul 26 M H W Wells, CEO (Charterhouse Japhet)
  • Jul 27 Sat Mahajan, Indian politician
  • Jul 27 Allen Breed, USA, American inventor of the first automotive airbag sensor, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 28 John Ashbery, American poet (Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jul 29 Harry K V Mulisch, writer (Message to King Rat)
  • Jul 31 Walter Vogt, Swiss writer (W├╝thrich) and psychiatrist, born in Zurich (d. 1988)