Famous People Born in 1924 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 691

  • Apr 20 Gerhard Samuel, American conductor and composer, born in Bonn, Germany (d. 2008)
  • Apr 20 Leslie Phillips, British stage and screen, screen, and radio actor (Carry On; Harry Potter films), born in Tottenham, England (d. 2022) [1]
  • Apr 20 Nina Foch, Dutch-American actress (The Ten Commandments; Spartacus; An American in Paris), born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 2008)
  • Apr 20 Paul Van Buren, American theologist (Theological Explorations), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 1998)
  • Apr 21 Daniel Melnick, American producer, Get Smart), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 21 Ira Louvin [Loudermilk], American country singer and mandolin player (Louvin Brothers), born in Section, Alabama (d. 1965)
  • Apr 23 Arthur Frackenpohl, American composer, arranger, and pedagogue (Natural Superiority of Music), born in Irvington, New Jersey (d. 2019)
  • Apr 23 Bobby Rosengarden, American jazz and session drummer, and bandleader, born in Elgin, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • Apr 23 Chuck Harmon, American baseball player, born in Washington, Indiana
  • Apr 23 Colin Welch, British political journalist and critic of Enid Blyton's Noddy series, born in Ickleton Abbey, Cambridgeshire (d. 1997)
  • Apr 24 Clement Freud, British writer, radio personality, and politician, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2009)
  • Apr 24 Marilyn Erskine, American actress (Tom Ewell Show, Westward the Women), born in Rochester, New York
  • Apr 24 Ruth Kobart [Kahn], American actor and singer (King's Quest VII, Forum), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2002)
  • Apr 24 Yehoshua Lakner, composer, born in Bratislava, Slovakia (d. 2003)
  • Apr 25 Erzsébet Szőnyi, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2019)
  • Apr 25 Franco Mannino, Italian pianist, conductor, classical concert, opera, and film score composer (Death in Venice; Il diavolo in giardino), born in Palermo, Italy (d. 2005)
  • Apr 28 Blossom Dearie, American jazz singer and pianist, born in East Durnham, New York (d. 2009)
  • Apr 28 Donatas Banionis, Lithuanian actor (Solaris, Goya or the Hard Way to Enlightenment), born in Kaunas, Lithuania (d. 2014)
  • Apr 28 Kenneth Kaunda, 1st President of Zambia (1964-91), born in Chinsali, Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) (d. 2021)
  • Apr 29 Al Balding, Canadian golfer (first Canadian to win PGA Tour event in US, 4-time winner), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2006)
  • Apr 29 Renée "Zizi" Jeanmaire, French dancer and actress (Carmen; Hans Christian Andersen), born in Paris, France (d. 2020)
  • Apr 30 Sheldon Harnick, American musical theater lyricist (Fiorello; Fiddler on the Roof), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 1 Art Fleming [Fazzin], American actor, and TV game show host (Jeopardy, 1964-75, 1978-79), born in New York City (d. 1995)
  • May 1 Big Maybelle [Mabel Smith], American R&B singer (A Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On; Candy), born in Jackson, Mississippi (d. 1972)
  • May 1 Dennis Main-Wilson, British TV and radio producer (Marty, Till Death Us Do Part), born in Dulwich, London (d. 1997)
  • May 1 Earl George, American composer and pedagogue, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1994)
  • May 1 Enriko Josif, Serbian composer and pedagogue (Lyric Symphony), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia (d. 2003)
  • May 1 Terry Southern, writer
  • May 2 Aafje Heynis, Dutch singer (contralto), born in Krommenie, Netherlands (d. 2015)
  • May 2 Jamal Abro, Sindhi writer, born in Dadu, Pakistan (d. 2004)
  • May 2 Lynn Evans [Carolyn Hargate], American pop vocalist (The Chordettes - "Mr. Sandman"; "Lollipop"), born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 2020)
  • May 2 Theodore Bikel, Austrian-American stage and screen singer and actor (The Sound of Music; Fiddler On The Roof; The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming; 200 Motels), folk singer (co-founder Newport Folk Festival), and political activist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2015)
  • May 3 Jane Morgan [Florence Currier], American singer ("The Day The Rains Came"; "Fascination"), stage and television actress, born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • May 3 Ken Tyrrell, English race driver and founder of Tyrrell Racing, born in East Horsley, Surrey, England (d. 2001)
  • May 3 Mary Carver [Carvellas], American actress (Simon & Simon; Star Trek: Enterprise), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • May 3 Tom O'Horgan, American musical theater director (Hair; Jesus Christ Superstar), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2009)
  • May 3 Yehuda Amichai, Israeli poet (Now and In Other Days), born in Würzburg, Germany (d. 2000)
  • May 4 Tatiana Nikolayeva, Russian pianist and composer, born in Bezhitsa, Russia (d. 1993)
  • May 5 Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, Argentine film director (Monday's Child), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1978)
  • May 5 Theo Olof, German-Dutch violinist and concert master, born in Bonn, Germany (d. 2012)
  • May 6 Denny Wright, British jazz guitarist, born in Bromley, Kent, England (d. 1992)
  • May 6 Mimi Benzell, American operatic soprano (Gilda-Rigoletto), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 1970)
  • May 7 Albert Band, American film director, born in Paris (d. 2002)
  • May 8 Tristan Jones, British sailor and author, born off Tristan da Cunha (d. 1995)
  • May 9 Bulat S Okudzjava, Russian author (Student!)
  • May 9 Connie Russell, American singer (Club Embassy; Garroway at Large), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)
  • May 9 Gerard Wernars, Dutch graphic designer (Library stamps 1991)
  • May 9 Jean J A Girault, French director/screenwriter (l'Amour)
  • May 11 Antony Hewish, radio astronomer
  • May 11 Eugene Dynkin, Russian mathematician
  • May 11 Jackie Milburn, English soccer striker (13 caps; Newcastle United 353 games), born in Ashington, England (d. 1988)
  • May 11 Tim Flock, American auto racer (Winston Cup 1952, 55), born in Fort Payne, Alabama (d. 1998)
  • May 12 Alexander Esenin-Volpin, Russian mathematician (ultrafinitism) and human rights activist, born in Leningrad, Soviet Union (d. 2016)

Tony HancockTony Hancock (1924-1968)

May 12 English comedian and actor (Hancock's Half Hour), born in Birmingham, England

  • May 13 Harry Glickman, American journalist, promoter and sports executive (co-founder NBA Portland Trail Blazers, President 1987-94), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2020)
  • May 13 Harry Schwarz, South African MP and Ambassador to the US
  • May 13 Theodore Mann, American theatre producer and director
  • May 14 Brad Anderson, American cartoonist (Marmaduke), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 2015)
  • May 14 Joly Braga Santos, Portuguese composer and conductor, born in Lisbon (d. 1988)
  • May 14 Sonia d’Artois, British Canadian WWII resistance agent, born in Eastchurch, Kent (d. 2014)
  • May 15 Andrea Gyarmati, Hungary water polo player (Olympics, 1948-60), (d. 2013)
  • May 15 Don Kenyon, cricketer (England batsman in 8 Tests 1951-55)
  • May 15 Jaime Garcia Terre, poet/essayist
  • May 15 Maria Koepcke, German ornithologist (d. 1971)
  • May 15 Ursula Thiess [Schmidt], German actress (Monsoon, Bengal Brigade, Americano), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 2010)
  • May 16 Dawda Kairaba Jawara, Gambian politician. Prime Minister (1962-70), President of Gambia (1970-94), born in Barajally, British Gambia
  • May 16 Frank F Mankiewicz, American columnist (Perfectly Clear), born in NYC, New York
  • May 17 Frantisek Kovaricek, Czech composer (Ukradeny mesic (The Stolen Moon)), born in Liteniny, Czechoslovakia (d. 2003)
  • May 17 Lord Tombs, CEO (Rolls Royce)
  • May 17 Thomas Baird, British vice-admiral
  • May 18 Jack Whitaker, American sportscaster (ABC, CBS), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2019)
  • May 18 Maya Kopitseva, Russian painter of the Leningrad school, born in Gagry, USSR (d. 2005)
  • May 18 Priscilla Pointer, American actress (Carrie; Mommie Dearest), born in NYC, New York
  • May 19 (Alexander) "Sandy" Wilson, British theatrical composer and lyricist (The Boy Friend; Divorce Me, Darling!), born in Sale, Cheshire, England (d. 2014)
  • May 20 Peter Shore, MP (Labour)
  • May 21 Jack Twyman, American basketball player (Rochester/Cincinnati Royals), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • May 21 Mary Margaret "Peggy" Cass, American actress, comedian, game show panelist and announcer (To Tell The Truth), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1999)
  • May 21 Robert Parris, American composer (Book of Imaginary Beings), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • May 22 Cecilia Robinson, English cricket batsman (14 Tests, 2 x 100s; Kent WCT), born in Canterbury, England (d. 2021)
  • May 22 Charles Aznavour [Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian], French-Armenian singer (Monsieur Carnavel; She; Tin Drum), born in Paris, France (d. 2018)
  • May 22 Claude André François Ballif, French composer, born in Paris (d. 2004)
  • May 22 Rita Vidaurri, American Ranchera singer, born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2019)
  • May 22 Wayne Mack, American sportscaster (New Orleans Saints, Tulane University) and actor (Storyville), born in Pekin, Illinois (d. 1993)
  • May 23 Clyde King, American baseball pitcher, coach, manager and executive (Brooklyn Dodgers; New York Yankees), born in Goldsboro, North Carolina (d. 2010)
  • May 23 Desmond Carrington, British radio host (The Music Goes Round), born in Bromley (d. 2017)
  • May 23 Michael McCrum, master (Corpus Christi College Cambridge)
  • May 25 István Nyers, Hungarian footballer, born in Freyming-Merlebach, Moselle, France (d. 2005)
  • May 26 T. Cooper Evans, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (d. 2005)
  • May 28 Edward du Cann, British politician and Chairman of the Conservative Party (1965-67), born in Beckenham, London (d. 2017)
  • May 28 Geoffrey Rippon, British MP, born in Penn, Buckinghamshire (d. 1997)
  • May 29 Miloslav Kříž, Czech basketball coach (Czech Women's team, German Men's team), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2013)
  • May 29 Pepper Paire, American National Women's Baseball Hall of Fame catcher (1948 AAGPBL All-Star Team), born in Los Angeles, CA (d. 2013)
  • May 30 Armando Peraza, Cuban jazz, Latin jazz, and rock percussionist (George Shearing; Cal Tjader; Santana, 1972-90), born in Lawton Batista, Havana, Cuba (d. 2014) [birth year disputed]
  • May 30 Norbert Schemansky, USA, middle heavyweight (Olympic gold 1952)
  • May 31 Patricia Roberts Harris, American politician (Rep-D),1st African American woman cabinet member, born in Mattoon, Illinois (d. 1985)
  • May 31 Russell Endean, South African cricket wicketkeeper (28 Tests, 3 x 100, HS 162no, 41 dismissals; Transvaal, MCC), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2003)
  • Jun 1 Herbie Lovelle, America drummer, studio musician (Hot Lips Page) and actor (Law & Order), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • Jun 1 Paula Hinton, English ballet dancer, born in Ilford, Essex (d. 1996)
  • Jun 1 William Sloane Coffin, American clergyman (d. 2006)
  • Jun 2 June Callwood, Canadian journalist and activist (d. 2007)
  • Jun 3 Colleen Dewhurst, Canadian-American Tony and Emmy Award-winning stage and screen actress (The Blue and the Grey - "Maggie"; Anne of Green Gables), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1991)
  • Jun 3 David Holloway, British literary editor (The Daily Telegraph) (d. 1995)
  • Jun 3 Jimmy Rogers, American blues musician (Muddy Waters' Band), born in Ruleville, Mississippi (d. 1997)
  • Jun 3 Michael Gow, British commandant (Royal College of Defense Studies)
  • Jun 3 Ted Mallie, American radio and television announcer (d. 1999)
  • Jun 4 Dennis Weaver, American actor (Chester-Gunsmoke, Duel, Battered), born in Joplin, Missouri (d. 2006)
  • Jun 5 Kenneth Burslam Gardner, British librarian and orientalist (d. 1995)
  • Jun 6 Serge Nigg, French composer, born in Paris (d. 2008)
  • Jun 7 Dolores Gray [Sylvia Dolores Finkelstein], American singer and actress (Designing Woman, Kismet), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • Jun 8 George Kirby, American comedian (ABC Comedy Hour, Pearl Bailey Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 8 Iain Glidewell, Lord Justice of Appeal and Judge of Appeal of the High Court of the Isle of Man (d. 2016)
  • Jun 8 Ian Colquhoun, New Zealand cricket wicket-keeper (2 Tests, 4 dismissals), born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 2005)
  • Jun 8 Lyn Nofziger, American journalist and political advisor to Ronald Reagan, born in Bakersfield, California (d. 2006)
  • Jun 8 Sheldon Allman, American-Canadian actor, singer, and songwriter (Nevada Smith, Harris Against the World), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • Jun 9 Anthony "Tony" Britton, British actor (Day of Jackal, Girl in my Soup), born in Birmingham, England
  • Jun 9 Peter Heatly, Scottish diver and Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Federation, born in Leith, Scotland (d. 2015)
  • Jun 10 Hans Bangerter, Swiss football administrator (General Secretary UEFA 1960-89), born in Studen, Switzerland (d. 2022)
  • Jun 11 Ed Farhat, American professional wrestler, born in Detroit (d. 2003)

George H. W. BushGeorge H. W. Bush (1924-2018)

Jun 12 41st US President (R, 1989-93) and 43rd US Vice President (R, 1981-89), born in Milton, Massachusetts

  • Jun 13 Percy Rodriguez [Rodrigues], Canadian actor (Star Trek, Planet of the Apes, Brainwaves), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2007)
  • Jun 14 James Black, Scottish pharmacologist, developer of treatments for heart disease (propranolol) and stomach ulcers (cimetidine) (Nobel Prize for Medicine, 1988), born in Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 2010)
  • Jun 14 Vladimir Solouchin, Russian writer, born in Alepino (d. 1997)
  • Jun 15 Ezer Weizman, 7th President of Israel (d. 2005)
  • Jun 15 Mohammed Ghazali, Pakistani cricketer (off-spinner wicketless in 2 Tests 54), born in Mumbai, India (d. 2003)
  • Jun 16 (Eli) "Lucky" Thompson, American jazz musician (Cuban Fire!), born in Columbia, South Carolina (d. 2005)
  • Jun 16 Idries Shah, Indian author and Sufi teacher, born in Simla, British India (d. 1996)
  • Jun 17 Gotthold Gloger, German writer and painter, born in Königsberg, East Prussia, Germany (d. 2001)
  • Jun 17 Henk Hoekstra, Dutch politician (Dutch Communist Party), born in Amsterdam (d. 2009)

George MikanGeorge Mikan (1924-2005)

Jun 18 American Basketball Hall of Fame center (NBA All Star 1951-54; NBL MVP 1948; Minneapolis Lakers), born in Joliet, Illinois

  • Jun 18 Liesbeth den Uyl-van Vessem, Dutch feminist and wife of Prime Minister Joop den Uyl, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1990)
  • Jun 19 David Scott, British priest, Chaplain to the Queen (d. 1996)
  • Jun 19 Leo Nomellini, NFL defensive tackle (SF 49ers)
  • Jun 19 Sybren Polet [Sijbe Minnema], Dutch writer and poet (Mannekino), born in Kampen, Overijssel, Netherlands (d. 2015)
  • Jun 19 Wassil Bykau, Belarusian writer, born in Bytschki, Vitebsk Region (d. 2003)
  • Jun 20 Chet Atkins, American guitarist (Me & My Guitar), born in Luttrell, Tennessee (d. 2001)
  • Jun 20 Fritz Koenig, German sculptor (Sphere at World Trade Center), born in Wurzburg (d. 2017)
  • Jun 20 Rainer Barzel, German politician (CDU-CSU) and minister, born in Braunsberg, East Prussia, Free State of Prussia (d. 2006)
  • Jun 21 Jean Laplanche, French psychoanalytic thinker, born in Paris (d. 2012)
  • Jun 21 Max McNab, Canadian ice hockey executive (GM Washington Capitals 1975-83; New Jersey Devils 1983-87), born in Watson, Saskatchewan (d. 2007)
  • Jun 21 Wally Fawkes, British-Canadian cartoonist and jazz clarinetist, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jun 24 Brian Bevan, Australian rugby league footballer (d. 1991)
  • Jun 24 Kurt Furgler, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 2008)
  • Jun 24 Ranasinghe Premadasa, President of Sri Lanka (1989-93), born in Colombo, British Ceylon (d. 1993)
  • Jun 25 Sidney Lumet, American film director (Group, Pawnbroker, Fail Safe), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2011)
  • Jun 26 Kostas Axelos, Greek-French philosopher, born in Athens, Greece (d. 2010)
  • Jun 26 Peter Miles, British Army officer, businessman and courtier in the Household of Elizabeth II, born in Long Ashton, Somerset (d. 2013)
  • Jun 26 Syd Lawrence, British bandleader (Syd Lawrence Orchestra), born in Wilmslow, Cheshire, England (d. 1998)
  • Jun 27 Bob Appleyard, English cricketer (superb England off-spinner, brief career), born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 2015)
  • Jun 27 Efua Sutherland, Ghanaian writer (Nyamekye), born in Cape Coast, Ghana (d. 1996)
  • Jun 27 Paul Conrad, American cartoonist (Pulitzer 1964, 71, 84), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (d. 2010)
  • Jun 28 Henk van Stipriaan, Dutch journalist and VARA radio host, born in Hamburg (d. 1989)
  • Jun 29 Ezra Laderman, American composer (Jacob & the Indians), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • Jun 29 Flo Sandon's, Italian singer (won Sanremo Music Festival-Viale d'autunno), born in Vicenza, Italy (d. 2006)
  • Jul 1 Ruth Olay, American jazz and cabaret singer, born in San Francisco, California (d. 2021)
  • Jul 2 Rick Besoyan, American singer, actor, playwright, composer and director (Little Mary Sunshine), born in Reedley, California (d. 1970)
  • Jul 3 S. R. [Sellapan Ramanathan] Nathan, 6th President of Singapore (1999-2011), born in Singapore (d. 2016)
  • Jul 4 Eva Marie Saint, American actress and producer (On the Waterfront, North by Northwest, People Like Us), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Jul 5 János Starker, Hungarian-American cellist, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2013)
  • Jul 5 Niels Jannasch, Canadian historian and museum curator, born in Holzminden, Germany (d. 2001)
  • Jul 6 Louie Bellson, American jazz drummer and orchestra leader (Pearl Bailey Show), born in Rock Falls, Illinois (d. 2009)
  • Jul 6 Robert Michael White, American test pilot (X-15), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
  • Jul 7 Dieter Nowka, German composer, conductor and musicologist, born in Madlow, Germany (d. 1998)
  • Jul 7 Mary Ford [Iris Colleen Summers], American vocalist (with Les Paul - "How High The Moon"), born in El Monte, California (d. 1977)
  • Jul 8 Johnnie Johnson, American blues, jazz, and rock piano player (Chuck Berry's band), born in Fairmount, West Virginia (d. 2005)
  • Jul 9 Leonard Pennario, American concert pianist (Rózsa's Piano Concerto with L.A. Philharmonic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2008)
  • Jul 9 Pierre Cochereau, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1984)
  • Jul 10 Bobo Brazil [Houston Harris], American professional wrestler, born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1998)
  • Jul 10 Johnny Bach, American basketball coach (Fordham Uni, Penn State Uni; NBA C'ship 1991-93 Chicago Bulls assistant coach), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Jul 11 Brett Somers [Audrey Johnston], Canadian-American actress (The Odd Couple - "Blanche Madison"), and TV personality (Match Game), born in Miramichi, New Brunswick (d. 2007)
  • Jul 11 César Lattes, Brazilian physicist (d. 2005)
  • Jul 11 Charlie Tully, Northern Irish footballer (d. 1971)
  • Jul 11 Claus Bremer, German dramatist, born in Hamburg (d. 1996)
  • Jul 12 Jaap Geraedts, Dutch composer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 2003)
  • Jul 13 Carlo Bergonzi, Italian operatic tenor, born in Vidalenzo, Italy (d. 2014)
  • Jul 15 David Cox, English statistician and warden (Nuffield College, Oxford), born in Birmingham, England
  • Jul 15 Jeremiah A Denton, (Sen-R-AL, 1981-86)
  • Jul 16 Bess Myerson, 1st Jewish Miss America (1945), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2014)
  • Jul 18 Earl Beal, American doo-wop baritone (The Silhouettes - "Get A Job"), born in Demora, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
  • Jul 18 Howard A. Roberts, American choral director (Leslie Uggams Show), born in Burlington, New Jersey (d. 2011)
  • Jul 18 Inge Sørensen, Danish swimmer (youngest known female Olympic Games medalist in an individual event-Olympic 1936 bronze), born in Skovshoved, Gentofte, Denmark (d. 2011)
  • Jul 18 John Cruickshank, French scholar (d. 1995)
  • Jul 19 Arthur Rankin, Jr, American director, producer, and screenwriter (Rankin/Bass Productions -The Year Without A Santa Claus; Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer; Frosty The Snowman), born in New York City (d. 2014)
  • Jul 19 Martin Patterson "Pat" Hingle, American actor (Hang 'em High, Splendor in the Grass, Batman Returns), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2009)
  • Jul 19 Stanley K. Hathaway, American politician (27th Governor of Wyoming), born in Osceola, Nebraska (d. 2005)
  • Jul 20 Hans Lodeizen [Johannes A Frederik], Dutch poet (Inner Self)
  • Jul 20 Lola Albright, American singer and actress (Delta Country; Kid Galahad; A Cold Wind in August), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2017)
  • Jul 20 Mort Garson, Canadian-American composer ("Our Day Will Come") and Moog synthesizer pioneer, born in St. John, New Brunswick (d. 2008)
  • Jul 20 Thomas Berger, American novelist (Vital Parts, Little Big Man), born in Cincinnati, Ohio, (d. 2014)
  • Jul 21 Don Knotts, American actor (Andy Griffth Show, 3's Company), born in Morgantown, West Virginia (d. 2006)
  • Jul 22 Bill Perkins, American cool jazz tenor saxophonist (Woody Herman; Stan Kenton; Bud Shank; The Tonight Show Band, 1970-82), and recording engineer, born in San Francisco, California, (d. 2003)
  • Jul 22 Margaret Whiting, American singer ("It Might As Well Be Spring"; "Time After Time"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2011)
  • Jul 23 Betsy Haworth, Church of England deaconess and minister, born in Leigh, Lancashire (d. 2007)
  • Jul 23 Gavin Lambert, British-American screenwriter (Inside Daisy Clover), born in East Grinstead, England (d. 2005)
  • Jul 24 Charles K. Johnson, American President of the Flat Earth Society, born in San Angelo, Texas (d. 2001)
  • Jul 24 David Loram, British vice-admiral (Supreme Allied Commander), born in London (d. 2011)
  • Jul 24 Edward Digby, 12th Baron Digby, British Army (Coldstream Guards) officer (d. 2018)
  • Jul 24 Glenn Loren Glasow, American composer, born in Pine County, Minnesota (d. 2002)
  • Jul 24 Janine Charrat, French ballerina and choreographer, born in Grenoble, France (d. 2017)
  • Jul 25 Frank Church, American lawyer and politician (United States Senator from Idaho), born in Boise, Idaho (d. 1984)
  • Jul 26 Elias Motsoaledi, South African freedom fighter and anti-apartheid activist, born in Phokoane, Sekhukhuneland, Northern Transvaal (d. 1994)