Famous People Born in July 1936

  • Jul 2 Omar Suleiman, Qena, Egypt, army general and intelligence officer, (d. 2012)
  • Jul 3 Anthony Lester, British barrister and Member of the House of Lords
  • Jul 3 Eric Russell, English cricket batsman (10 Tests, 2 x 50, HS 70; Middlesex CCC, Berkshire CCC), born in Dumbarton, Scotland
  • Jul 3 Leo Wilden, German soccer defender (15 caps West Germany; 1. FC Köln, Bayer Leverkusen), born in Düren, Germany (d. 2022)
  • Jul 4 Richard "Dick" Hyde, American trombonist and session musician (Frank Sinatra, Steely Dan, Madonna), born in Lansing, Michigan
  • Jul 5 James Mirrlees, Scottish economist (Nobel 1996), born in Minnigaff, Scotland
  • Jul 5 Shirley Knight, American actress (Endless Love, Desperate Housewives), born in Goessel, Kansas (d. 2020)
  • Jul 5 Tommy LiPuma, American Grammy Award-winning jazz record producer (George Benson; Natalie Cole; Diana Krall), and record label executive (A&M, Verve, GRP), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2017)
  • Jul 6 Dave Allen, Irish comedian (Dave Allen Show), born in Firhouse, Dublin (d. 2005)
  • Jul 7 Friedhelm Döhl, German composer, born in Göttingen, Germany (d. 2018)
  • Jul 7 Nikos Xilouris, Greek folk singer-songwriter, born in Anogeia, Crete, Greece (d. 1980)
  • Jul 7 Stuart Ross Dempster, American trombonist and composer, born in Berkeley, California
  • Jul 8 Ralph Strait, American character actor (Search for Tomorrow, 1985-86; Halloween III), born in Bradley Beach, New Jersey (d. 1992)
  • Jul 8 Rudolf W. de Korte, Dutch Unilever-director and minister EA (L)
  • Jul 8 Tony Warren [Anthony McVay Simpson], English actor and tv screenwriter (Coronation Street), born in Pendlebury, Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • Jul 9 David Joel Zinman, American composer and conductor (Baltimore Symphony, 1985-98), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 9 George Cleve, Austrian-American conductor (Winnipeg Symphony, 1968-70; San Jose Symphony, 1972-92; San Francisco Midsummer Mozart Festival, 1974-2015), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2015)
  • Jul 9 James Hampton, American actor (Bugler Dobbs-F Troop, Teen Wolf), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jul 9 June Jordan, Caribbean-American playwright and poet (His Own Where), born in Harlem, New York (d. 2002)
  • Jul 9 Liisa Pohjola, Finnish concert pianist and music professor, born in Seinäjoki, Finland
  • Jul 10 Barbara B. Kennelly, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jul 10 Jan Wincenty Hawel, Polish composer, born in Pszów, Poland
  • Jul 11 Joe Bussard, American musicologist, preservationist, and record label owner (Fonotone), born in Frederick, Maryland (d. 2022)
  • Jul 12 Jan Nemec, Czech film director (Diamonds of the Night), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2016)
  • Jul 13 Albert Ayler, American musician (d. 1970)
  • Jul 14 Gloria Lambert, American singer (Sing Along With Mitch), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Jul 14 Robert F. Overmyer, American USMC Colonel, and NASA astronaut (STS-5; STS-51-B), born in Lorain, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • Jul 15 George V. Voinovich, US politician (R), Senator and Governor of Ohio, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • Jul 16 Buddy Merrill [Leslie Behunin], American guitarist and steel guitar player (Lawrence Welk Show. 1955-74), born in Torrey, Utah (d. 2021)
  • Jul 16 Venkataraman Subramanya, Indian cricketer (Indian batsman in nine Tests mid-60's), born in Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Jul 17 Bill Groman, American football wide receiver (All-AFL 1960; AFL C'ship 1960, 61, 64, 65; Houston Oilers, Denver Broncos, Buffalo Bills), born in Tiffin, Ohio (d. 2020)
  • Jul 18 Ted Harris, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Winnipeg, Canada
  • Jul 19 Carmell Jones, American bebop jazz and session trumpet player (Bud Shank; Horace Silver), born in Kansas City, Kansas (d. 1996)
  • Jul 19 Connie Kurtz, American Gay Rights advocate, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2018)
  • Jul 20 Barbara Mikulski, American politician (Rep-D-MD, 1977-87, Senator-D-MD, 1986-2017), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jul 20 Butch Baird, American golfer (US Open 1976 4th), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 20 John Sillett, English soccer defender (Chelsea, Coventry City, Plymouth Argyle) and manager (Coventry City FA Cup 1987), born in Southampton, England (d. 2021)
  • Jul 20 Kaleria Fadicheva, Russian ballerina (Kirov) and choreographer, born in Ust-Ijori, Leningrad, Russia (d. 1994) [1]
  • Jul 20 Saginaw Grant, Native American character actor, hereditary chief of the Sac & Fox Nation of Oklahoma, musician, and U.S. Marine, born in Pawnee, Oklahoma (d. 2021)
  • Jul 22 Don Patterson, American jazz organist ("Hip Cake Walk"; Holiday Soul), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1988)
  • Jul 22 Harold "Dusty" Rhodes, England cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 9 wickets), Hadfield, England

Anthony KennedyAnthony Kennedy (86 years old)

Jul 23 106th US Supreme Court justice (1988-2018), born in Sacramento, California

  • Jul 23 Benito Sarti, Italian soccer defender (6 caps; Juventus, Sampdoria), born in Padua, Italy (d. 2020)

Don DrysdaleDon Drysdale (1936-1993)

Jul 23 American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (World Series 1959, 63, 65; 9 x MLB All Star; Cy Young Award 1962; Brooklyn/LA Dodgers), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Jul 24 Mark Goddard, actor (Don West-Lost in Space), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Jul 24 Ruth Buzzi, Westerly RI, comedienne (Laugh-In, Margie-That Girl)
  • Jul 25 Gerry Ashmore, British racing driver, born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire
  • Jul 25 Glenn Murcutt, Australian architect (winner of Pritzker Architecture Prize 2002), born in London
  • Jul 26 Antonio Mastrogiovanni, Uruguayan composer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 2010)
  • Jul 26 Kathryn Hays, American actress (Kim Hughes-As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 26 Mary Millar, English actress (Keeping Up Appearances), born in Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 1998)
  • Jul 26 Rodney Milne [Blumer], British opera critic (Opera magazine, 1971-99), musicologist, and libretto translator, born in Stafford, England (d. 2015)
  • Jul 27 J. Robert Hooper, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2008)
  • Jul 28 Russ Jackson, Canadian football player, born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Jul 28 Sir Garfield (Gary) Sobers, West Indian cricket all-rounder, captain (93 Tests, 57.78 batting average), born in Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Jul 29 Elizabeth Dole, American attorney and politician (Senator (R) North Carolina 2003-9, Secretary of Transportation (1983-87), born in Salisbury, North Carolina
  • Jul 29 Jean-Charles Capon, French jazz cellist and composer (Confluence; Baroque Jazz Trio), born in Vichy, Allier, France (d. 2011)
  • Jul 30 (George) "Buddy" Guy, American blues guitarist (Stone Crazy), born in Lettsworth, Louisiana
  • Jul 30 Infanta Pilar of Spain, Duchess of Badajoz, daughter of Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona and Princess María Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, born in Cannes, French Third Republic
  • Jul 30 István Zelenka, Swiss composer, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jul 30 John Burton-Hall, Dorset England, captain (QE2)
  • Jul 30 Ralph Taeger, American actor (Klondike, Acapulco, Hondo), born in Richmond Hill, New York (d. 2015)
  • Jul 30 Yuri Alexandrovich Falik, Russian composer, born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • Jul 31 Bonnie Brown, American country singer (The Browns), born in Sparkman, Arkansas (d. 2016)

About July 1936

How Old? 86 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22), Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)