Birthdays in History in July 1959

  • Jul 2 Wendy B Lawrence, astronaut (STS 67, 86, sk:91), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jul 5 Veronica Guerin, journalist
  • Jul 7 Ben Linder, American engineer (d. 1987)
  • Jul 9 Clive Stafford Smith, British human-rights lawyer
  • Jul 12 Rolonda Watts, talk show hostess (Rolanda)
  • Jul 13 Danitra Vance, comedienne (SNL, Little Man Tate, Limit Up)
  • Jul 14 Susana Martinez, American politician (Governor of New Mexico) 1st female Hispanic US governor, born in El Paso, Texas
  • Jul 16 Doug Herzog, American television executive
  • Jul 17 Janet Lynn Kavandi, Springfield Mo, PhD/astronaut (sk:STS 91)
  • Jul 26 Rick Bragg, American writer
  • Jul 29 Ruud Janssen, Dutch writer and artist