Famous People Born in July 1929

  • Jul 1 Gerald M Edelman, US biochemist (Nobel 1972), born in Ozone Park, NY, (d. 2014)

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Jul 2 Imelda Marcos, Filipino politician and First Lady of the Philippines (1965-86) who famously collected over 1,000 pairs of shoes, born in Manila, Philippines

First Lady and Politician Imelda Marcos
First Lady and Politician
Imelda Marcos
  • Jul 2 John A. Cade, American politician
  • Jul 3 Eustace Gibbs, vice marshal (Diplomatic Corps)

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Jul 4 Al Davis, American businessman and NFL team owner (Oakland Raiders), born in Brockton, Massachusetts (d. 2011)

American Football Coach and Executive Al Davis
American Football Coach and Executive
Al Davis
  • Jul 4 Bill Tuttle, baseball player
  • Jul 4 Chuck Tanner, baseball player
  • Jul 5 Tony Lock, English cricketer and left-arm spinner who took 174 wickets for England, born in Limpsfield, Surrey (d. 1995)
  • Jul 5 Katherine Helmond, actress (Soap, Mona-Who's the Boss), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Jul 5 Mary Maxwell Gates, American businesswoman, philanthropist/mother of Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1994)
  • Jul 6 Gerd Zacher, German composer, born in Meppen (d. 2014)
  • Jul 7 Marcel Liebman, Belgian historian
  • Jul 7 Reinhard Baumgart, German writer and critic, born in Breslau, Silesia (d. 2003)
  • Jul 7 Hasan Abidi, Pakistani journalist and poet (d. 2005)
  • Jul 8 Shirley Ann Grau, author (Keepers of the House)
  • Jul 9 Lee Hazelwood, Ok, country singer/songwriter (Summer Wine, Jackson)
  • Jul 9 Hassan II, King of Morocco (1961-99), born in Rabat, Morocco (d. 1999)
  • Jul 9 Jesse McReynolds, American singer and mandolinist
  • Jul 10 Moe Norman, Canadian Tour golfer (1966 Quebec Open), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Jul 10 Winnie Ewing, Scottish politician
  • Jul 11 David Kelly, actor (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fawlty Towers), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2012)
  • Jul 11 Hermann Prey, German baritone (d. 1998)
  • Jul 13 Red Terrill Jr, horse trainer
  • Jul 14 George Alan Dawson, jazz drummer/teacher
  • Jul 15 Larry Lamb, newspaper editor
  • Jul 15 Charles Anthony [Caruso], tenor (2,928 performances at Metropolitan Opera), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2012)
  • Jul 16 Michael Morland, High court judge
  • Jul 17 Sergei K. Godunov, Russian mathematician
  • Jul 18 "Screamin' Jay" Hawkins, R&B musician (I Put a Spell on You), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2000)
  • Jul 18 Dick Totten Button, figure skater (Olympic gold 48, 52), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Jul 18 Michael Medwin, English actor (Four in a Jeep, Scrooge, Checkpoint)

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Jul 19 Sofia Muratova, Russian gymnast (1952-60 Olympics: 6 gold, 3 silver & 4 bronze), born in Leningrad, Russia (d. 2006)

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Jul 20 Mike Ilitch, American businessman (founded Little Caesars Pizza, owner Detroit Red Wings, Tigers), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2017)

Entrepreneur and Founder of Little Caesar's Pizza Mike Ilitch
Entrepreneur and Founder of Little Caesar's Pizza
Mike Ilitch
  • Jul 20 Rajendra Kumar, Indian actor (d. 1999)
  • Jul 21 Bob Orton, American wrestler (d. 2006)
  • Jul 22 Vivien Merchant, actress (Under Milk Wood), born in Manchester, England
  • Jul 22 John Barber, British racing driver
  • Jul 23 Andrew Rutherford, warden (Goldsmith's College)
  • Jul 24 Alfred Binns, West Indian cricket wicketkeeper (1953-56)
  • Jul 24 Hedda J Garza, writer/political activist
  • Jul 24 Peter Yates, director (Breaking Away, Bullitt)
  • Jul 25 Somnath Chatterjee, Indian communist leader, born in Tezpur, India
  • Jul 25 Eddie Mazur, Canadian hockey player (d. 1995)
  • Jul 26 Alexis Weissenberg, Bulgarian born pianist (Levintritt-1948), born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 2012)
  • Jul 26 Marc Lalonde, French Canadian politician
  • Jul 27 Harvey Fuqua, rock vocalist (Moonglows-Sincerely)
  • Jul 27 Jack Higgins, [Harry Patterson], novelist
  • Jul 27 Marc Wilkinson, composer

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Jul 28 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American First Lady (1961-63), born in Southampton, New York (d. 1994)

  • Jul 28 Remco [Wouter] Campert, Dutch literary/poet/son of Jan Campert
  • Jul 29 Jean Baudrillard, French philosopher
  • Jul 30 Christine McGuire, Middletown Oh singer (McGuire Sisters-Sugartime)
  • Jul 30 Sid Kroft, Athens Greece, puppeteer (Barbara Mandrell Show)
  • Jul 31 Don Murray, American actor (Bus Stop, Advise & Consent, Endless Love), born in Hollywood, California
  • Jul 31 Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist and writer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 2006)
  • Jul 31 José Santamaria, Uruguayan footballer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Jul 31 Lynne Reid Banks, British author (The Indian in the Cupboard), born in London