Famous People Born in July 1914

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 1 Christl Cranz, German alpine skier (combined gold Winter Olympics 1936), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2004)
  • Jul 1 Earle Warren, alto sax player
  • Jul 2 Frederick Fennell, conductor (Time & Winds), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 2 Mário Schenberg, Brazilian physicist (d. 1990)
  • Jul 4 Nuccio Bertone, Italian automobile designer, born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1997)
  • Jul 5 Jacob Soetendorp, Dutch rabbi, born in Amsterdam d. 1976)
  • Jul 6 Jens Rohiner, composer
  • Jul 7 Cor de Groot, pianist/conductor/composer (Old-Dutch Suite)
  • Jul 7 Serafim Sergeyevich Tulikov, composer
  • Jul 8 Billy Eckstine, jazz singer (Tenderly, A Fool in Love), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 8 Jyoti Basu, Indian politician
  • Jul 9 Bill Tallon, Australian cricketer (brother of Don, Queensland leggie), born in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia (d. 1972)
  • Jul 9 Willi Stoph, German politician (Prime Minister of German Democratic Republic 1964-73), born in Schöneberg, Berlin, Germany (d. 1999)
  • Jul 10 Joe Shuster, Canadian-American cartoonist (co-creator of Superman), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1992)
  • Jul 11 Ahti Sonninen, Finnish composer (Pessi and Illusia, Rauhaa, vain rauhaa), born in Kuopio, Finland (d. 1984)
  • Jul 15 Akhtar Hameed Khan, pioneer of Microcredit in developing countries (d. 1999)

  • Jul 15 Howard Vernon, Swiss actor (Love and Death, Delicatessen), born in Baden, Switzerland (d. 1996)
  • Jul 17 Lucille Benson, American actress (Halloween II, 1941, Bosom Buddies), born in Scottsboro, Alabama (d. 1984)
  • Jul 17 James Purdy, Hicksville, Ohio, writer (The House of the Solitary Maggot), (disputed birthdate, 1923), (d. 2009)
  • Jul 18 Herbert Collum, German composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1982)
  • Jul 18 John G Bearer, writer (Metro, Drunken Canary, Fast Heartbeat)
  • Jul 18 Jo [Jozef Maria Laurens Theo] Cals, Prime Minister of Netherlands (1965-66) and Minister of Education, Arts and Sciences, born in Roermond, Netherlands (d. 1971)
  • Jul 18 Mack Robinson, American 200m dash (Olympic silver 1932), born in Cairo, Georgia (d. 2000)
  • Jul 18 Gino Bartali, Italian cyclist (Tour de France 1938), born in Ponte a Ema, Florence, Italy (d. 2000)
  • Jul 19 Josef Páleníček, Czech composer, born in Travnik, Bosnia, Yugoslavia (d. 1991)
  • Jul 19 Marius Russo, American baseball player (New York Yankees), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • Jul 20 William John Phillips, British actor (Nothing but a Man, Z-Cars), born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England (d. 1995)
  • Jul 22 Cecil Effinger, composer
  • Jul 23 Alastair Down, CEO (Burmah Oil), born in Kirkcaldy, Fife (d. 2004)
  • Jul 24 David Miles Bensusan-Butt, English economist, born in Colchester, England (d. 1994)
  • Jul 24 Ed Mirvish, American-Canadian businessman (Honest Ed's) and philanthropist, born in Colonial Beach, Virginia (d. 2007)
  • Jul 24 Frank Silvera, Jamaican-American actor (High Chaparral, Killer's Kiss, Fear and Desire), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1970)
  • Jul 24 Kenneth Bancroft Clark, American civil rights activist (Dark Ghetto) and first black president of the American Psychological Association, born in Panama Canal Zone (d. 2005)
  • Jul 24 Riccardo Malipiero, Italian composer, born in Milan (d. 2003)
  • Jul 24 Robert Emhardt, American actor (Another World, Underworld USA, Mooncussers), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1994)
  • Jul 24 Frances Oldham Kelsey, Canadian-American FDA Director (stopped thalidomide use in the US), born in Cobble Hill, British Columbia (d.2015)

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Jul 25 Woody Strode, African American football player and actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1994)

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  • Jul 26 Ralph Blane [Hunsecker], American songwriter (Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, The Trolley Song), born in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma (d. 1995)
  • Jul 26 Erskine Hawkins, American trumpeter and composer (After Hours), born in Brimingham, Alabama (d. 1993)
  • Jul 26 Ellis Kinder, American baseball player, born in Atkins, Arkansas (d. 1968)
  • Jul 28 Carmen Dragon, American composer (d. 1984)
  • Jul 29 "Professor" Irwin Corey, comedian (Car Wash, Doc), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jul 29 Abram Games, graphic artist
  • Jul 29 Dovie Hudson, community activist in rural Mississippi
  • Jul 30 Lord Killanin, Irish 6th International Olympic Committee President (1972-80), born in London (d. 1999)
  • Jul 31 Jose Ignacio Domecq, Spanish wine maker, born in Jerez, Spain (d. 1997)
  • Jul 31 Louis De Funes, French actor and writer (The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacobs), born in Courbevoie, France (d. 1983)
  • Jul 31 Raymond Aubrac, French resistance leader, born in Paris, France (d. 2012)