On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1946

  • Jul 1 June Montiero, American vocalist (Toys-A Lover's Concerto), born in Queens, New York
  • Jul 2 Ron Silver, American actor (Reversal of Fortune, Timecop) and political activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • Jul 2 Richard Axel, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Jul 3 Michael Shea, American sci-fi author (World Fantasy Award: Nifft the Lean, Growlimb), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014)
  • Jul 3 John Klemmer, American composer and saxophonist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 3 Johnny Lee [John Lee Ham], American country music singer (Lookin' for Love), born in Texas City, Texas
  • Jul 4 Michael Milken, American financier and partner (Intl Capital Access Group), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 4 Ron Kovic, American anti-war activist and writer (Born on the Fourth of July), born in Ladysmith, Wisconsin
  • Jul 4 Ed O'Ross, American actor (Full Metal Jacket), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 5 Pierre-Marc Johnson, Québéc lawyer, physician and politician (24th Premier of Quebec), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jul 5 Paul Smith, British fashion designer (Paul Smith), born in Beeston, Nottinghamshire, England
  • Jul 5 Gerard 't Hooft, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1999-for elucidating the quantum structure of electroweak interactions), born in July 5, 1946 (age 72) Den Helder, Netherlands
  • Jul 6 Fred Dryer, American NFL defensive end (Pro Bowl 1975; First-team All-Pro 1974; NY Giants, LA Rams) and actor (Hunter), born in Hawthorne, California

Person of interestGeorge W. Bush

Jul 6 George W. Bush Jr, 43rd President of the United States (2001-09) and 46th Governor of Texas (1995-2000) (R-TX), born in New Haven, Connecticut

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • Jul 6 Jamie Wyeth, American artist (An American Vision-Boston), born in Wilmington, Delaware

Person of interestSylvester Stallone

Jul 6 Sylvester Stallone, American actor and director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra), born in NYC, New York

Actor and Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor and Director
Sylvester Stallone

  • Jul 6 Peter Singer, Australian philosopher (specialises in applied ethics and approaches ethical issues from a secular, utilitarian perspective), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jul 7 Jim Day, Canadian equestrian show jumper (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Jul 7 Joe Spano, actor (Henry Goldblume-Hill St Blues), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 8 Cynthia Gregory, LA, ballerina (NY Ballet Co)
  • Jul 9 Bon Scott [Ronald Belford Scott], Australian rock musician (lead singer and lyricist of AC/DC), born in Forfar, Scotland (d. 1980)
  • Jul 9 Joe Micelli, American rocker, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Jul 9 Natasha Pyne, English actress, born in Crawley, Sussex
  • Jul 10 Sue Lyon, American actress (Lolita, Night of the Iguana), born in Davenport, Iowa
  • Jul 11 John Lawton, British rock singer (Lucifer's Friend & Uriah Heep), born in Halifax, England
  • Jul 11 Beverly Todd, Ohio, actress (Roots, Having Babies, Redd Foxx Show)
  • Jul 11 Edward J Markey, (Rep-D-MA, 1976- )
  • Jul 11 Cuthbert Johnson, English musician and Benedictine abbot, born in County Durham, England (d. 2017)
  • Jul 12 Graham Roope, Englishcricketer (England batsman in 21 Tests 1972-78), born in Fareham, Hampshire, England (d. 2006)
  • Jul 12 Sian Barbara Allen, American actress (Scream Pretty Peggy), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 13 Richard "Cheech" Marin, Mexican-American stand-up comedian, actor, and activist (Cheech & Chong-Up in Smoke, Nash Bridges), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 13 Rodney Mills, American mastering engineer (The Doobie Brothers, Pearl Jam, Gucci Mane), born in Douglas, Georgia
  • Jul 13 Bob Kauffman, American basketball forward (3-time NBA All Star), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • Jul 14 Maureen O'Connor, Mayor (San Diego)
  • Jul 14 John Wood, Australian actor
  • Jul 15 Hassabal Bolkiah Mu'izzadin Waddaulah, sultan of Brunei

Person of interestLinda Ronstadt

Jul 15 Linda Ronstadt, American rock/country/pop/Latin/opera singer (Different Drum; What's New?) and actress (Pirates of Penzance), born in Tucson, Arizona

Singer and Actress Linda Ronstadt
Singer and Actress
Linda Ronstadt
  • Jul 16 Barbara Lee, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Jul 16 Richard LeParmentier, American actor (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Jul 16 Ron Yary, American football player (Minnesota Vikings), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 16 John Hollins, British retired footballer, born in Guildford, Surrey
  • Jul 17 Alun Armstrong, English actor (New Tricks), born in Anfield Plain, County Durham
  • Jul 18 Tim Lynch, rocker (Flaming Groovies)
  • Jul 18 Leo Madder, Belgian actor (Spoed), born in Lier, Flanders, Belgium
  • Jul 19 Alan Gorrie, Scottish rock bassist and singer (Average White Band), born in Perth, Scotland

Person of interestIlie Năstase

Jul 19 Ilie Năstase, Romanian tennis player (US Open 1972), born in Bucharest, Romania

Tennis Champion Ilie Năstase
Tennis Champion
Ilie Năstase
  • Jul 21 Barry "Bean" Whitwam, English rocker (Herman's Hermits), born in Manchester, England
  • Jul 21 Zbigniew Kaczmarek, Polish lightweight (Olympic gold 1976)

Person of interestKen Starr

Jul 21 Ken Starr, American lawyer who Investigated Bill Clinton (Starr Report), born in Vernon, Texas

Lawyer who investigated Bill Clinton Ken Starr
Lawyer who investigated Bill Clinton
Ken Starr
  • Jul 22 Mirelle Mathieu, French singer (So Ein Schone r Abend), born in Avigno, Vaucluse
  • Jul 22 Paul Schrader, director (Blue Collar) and writer (Taxi Driver), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Jul 22 Steve Friedman, TV news executive/actor (American Anthem)

Person of interestDanny Glover

Jul 22 Danny Glover, American actor and activist (Lethal Weapon, The Color Purple), born in San Francisco, California

Actor and Activist Danny Glover
Actor and Activist
Danny Glover
  • Jul 22 Stephen M. Wolownik, Russian musician (d. 2000)
  • Jul 23 Andy MacKay, English rock saxophone and oboe player (Roxy Music), born in London
  • Jul 23 Keith Ferguson, American blues bassist (Fabulous Thunderbirds), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1997)
  • Jul 25 José Areas, Nicaraguan percussionist (Santana), born in Leon, Nicaragua
  • Jul 25 John Gibson, American media host (The John Gibson Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 26 Anne Wright, British academic and Vice-Chancellor (Sunderland University)
  • Jul 27 Gwynne Gilford, American actress (Linda Harris-Waverly Wonders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 27 Toktar Ongarbajewitch Aubakirov, Kazakhstan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13)
  • Jul 27 Rade Šerbedžija, Croatian actor (Taken 2), born in Bunić, Croatia
  • Jul 28 Douglas H Bosco, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1983-91), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 28 Jonathan Edwards, American singer-songwriter (Sunshine), born in Aitkin, Minnesota
  • Jul 28 Linda Kelsey, American actress (Billie-Lou Grant, Kate-Day by Day), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jul 28 Fahmida Riaz, Pakistani writer and feminist, born in Meerut, India
  • Jul 29 Bill Forsyth, director (Local Hero, Breaking In, Housekeeping)
  • Jul 29 Neal Doughty, American rock keyboardist (REO Speedwagon), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • Jul 29 Diane Keen, English actress (The Cuckoo Waltz, Doctors), born in London, England
  • Jul 30 Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond, English rock bassist (Jethro Tull), born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • Jul 30 Neil Bonnett, American race car driver, born in Hueytown, Alabama (d. 1994)
  • Jul 31 Gary Lewis [Levitch], American singer (Gary Lewis & the Playboys) born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Jul 31 Karen Zerby, American religious leader, born in Camden, New Jersey

About July 1946

How Old? 74 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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