On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1945

  • Jul 1 Deborah Harry, American singer (Blondie-Heart of Glass), born in Miami, Florida
  • Jul 1 Mike Burstyn, Israeli-American actor (De Mike Bustyn Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 2 James Orville Fulkerson, composer
  • Jul 3 Iain MacDonald-Smith, English yachtsman (Olympic gold 1968), born in Oxford
  • Jul 3 Michael Cole, American actor (Pete-Mod Squad), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Jul 3 Michael Martin, British politician and Speaker of the House of Commons (2000-09), born in Glasgow (d. 2018)
  • Jul 5 Dick Scoppettone, American rocker (Harpers Bizarre), born in Santa Cruz, California
  • Jul 5 Jeffrey Kramer, American actor (Ted Stein-Struck by Lightning), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 5 Humberto Benítez Treviño, Mexican politician and Attorney General of the Republic of Mexico, born in Zacualpan, Mexico
  • Jul 6 Burt Ward, American actor (Robin-Batman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 6 Rik Elswit, American rocker (Dr Hook & Medicine Show-In the Right Place), born in California
  • Jul 6 Rodney Matthews, English fantasy artist and illustrator, born in Paulton, England
  • Jul 7 Matti Salminen, Turku Finland, bass player (King Philipp-Don Carlos)
  • Jul 7 Michael Ancram, British politician
  • Jul 8 Micheline Calmy-Rey, Swiss politician
  • Jul 9 Dean Koontz, American sci-fi author (Star Quest, Beastchild), born in Everett, Pennsylvania

  • Jul 9 Lewis F. Payne Jr., American politician (Rep-D-Virginia), born in Amherst, Virginia
  • Jul 9 Root Boy Slim [Foster MacKenzie III], American entertainer, born in Asheville, North Carolina (d. 1993)
  • Jul 10 Ron Glass, American actor (Barney Miller, Frank's Place), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 2016)

Person of interestVirginia Wade

Jul 10 Virginia Wade, English tennis player (US Open 1968, Australian Open 1972, Wimbledon 1977), born in Bournemouth, England

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Virginia Wade
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Virginia Wade
  • Jul 10 John Motson, British sports (football) commentator, born in Salford, Lancashire, England
  • Jul 10 Jean-Marie Poiré, French film director, born in Paris
  • Jul 10 Peter Michalica, Slovak violinist, born in Kremnica, Slovakia
  • Jul 11 Robin Muyser, Dutch bassist (Les Baroques - "Such A Cad"), born in Baarn, Netherlands
  • Jul 11 Patrick Joseph McGrath, Catholic bishop
  • Jul 12 Dimitar Penev, Bulgarian soccer player and union coach (Lokomotiv/CSKA), born in Mirovyane, Bulgaria
  • Jul 12 Leopoldo Mastelloni, Italian actor (Inferno), born in Naples, Italy
  • Jul 13 Ashley "Rowdy" Mallett, Australian cricket off-spinner (1968-80)
  • Jul 13 Jean-Pierre E Plooij, Dutch writer (Duvelsmoer)
  • Jul 14 Peter James Leonard Klatzow, composer
  • Jul 14 Jim Gordon, American drummer and studio musician (Derek and the Dominos), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 15 Peter Lewis, rock guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 15 Jürgen Möllemann, German politician (d. 2003)
  • Jul 16 Barry Dudleston, English cricketer and cricket umpire, born in Bebington, Cheshire
  • Jul 16 Diana Warwick, Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe, Labour member of the House of Lords
  • Jul 16 Jos Stelling, Dutch film director (Pointsman), born in Utrecht, Netherlands

  • Jul 17 Fenneken Fockema Andreae, Dutch actress (Sea Gull)
  • Jul 17 Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia, born in Claridge's, London
  • Jul 18 Danny McCulloch, English rocker (Animals), born in London, England
  • Jul 18 James William Guercio, American music producer (Chicago), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 19 George Dzundza, American actor (The Deer Hunter, Law & Order), born in Rosenheim, Germany
  • Jul 19 Edwin Schlossberg, American designer, author and husband of Carolyn Kennedy, born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 20 Betty Burfeindt, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1976), born in NYC, NY
  • Jul 20 John Lodge, English bassist, vocalist, and songwriter (The Moody Blues), born in Birmingham, England
  • Jul 20 Larry E Craig, (Rep-R-Idaho, 1981- )
  • Jul 20 Kim Carnes, American rock vocalist (Bette Davis Eyes), born in Pasadena, California
  • Jul 20 Johnny Loughrey, Irish singer, born in Newtownstewart, Northern Ireland (d. 2005)
  • Jul 20 Paul Valéry [Ambroise Paul Toussaint Jules Valéry], French author, philosopher and poet (La Jeune Parque), born in Sète, Hérault (d. 1945)
  • Jul 21 Alton Maddox, NY African American activist/attorney (Tawana Brawley case)
  • Jul 21 Barry Richards, South African extraordinary cricket batsman (4 Tests for South Africa), born in Durban, South Africa
  • Jul 21 Geoff Dymock, Australian cricket left-arm pace bowler (1974-80)
  • Jul 21 Leigh Lawson, English actress (Fire & Sword, Charlie Boy), born in Atherston, England
  • Jul 21 John Lowe, English darts player (BDO world champion 1979, 87, 93), born in New Tupton, Derbyshire
  • Jul 21 Lydia Shum, Hong Kong comedian and actress (d. 2008)
  • Jul 23 Harold W Hennep, Arubians Dutch dancer and actor (Plus Echo)
  • Jul 24 Azim Premji, Indian businessman
  • Jul 25 Donna Theodore, American actress and singer (Hollywood Talent Scouts), born in Pleasanton, California
  • Jul 26 Linda Harrison, American actress (Bracken's World, Planet of Apes), born in Berlin, Maryland

Person of interestHelen Mirren

Jul 26 Helen Mirren [Ilyena Lydia Vasilievna Mironoff], English actress (The Queen, The Madness of King George), born in London, England

Actress Helen Mirren
Actress
Helen Mirren

Person of interestJim Davis

Jul 28 Jim Davis, American cartoonist and creator of the comic strips "Garfield" and "U.S. Acres", born in Marion, Indiana

Garfield Cartoonist Jim Davis
Garfield Cartoonist
Jim Davis
  • Jul 29 Michelle Angelo, Kingsville Tx, actress (Funny Girl)
  • Jul 29 Mike Garson, American rock and jazz pianist (David Bowie), born in New York City
  • Jul 30 David Sanborn, American jazz saxophonist (David Letterman Show), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Jul 30 Patrick Modiano, French novelist (Nobel 2014), born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France
  • Jul 31 Bill Weld, American politician (Governor (R) Massachusetts 1991-97), born in Smithtown, New York

About July 1945

How Old? 75 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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