Famous People Born in 1955 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 768

  • Apr 7 Andrea Fisher, American artist, born in New York (d. 1997)
  • Apr 7 Greg Reeves, American bass guitarist (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: Déjà Vu), born in Warren, Ohio
  • Apr 8 Barbara Kingsolver, American novelist (The Poisonwood Bible), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • Apr 8 David Wu, Taiwanese-born American politician (Rep-D-Ore 1999-2011), born in Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • Apr 8 Gerrie Coetzee, South African boxer (WBA heavyweight title 1983-84), born in Boksburg, South Africa (d. 2023)
  • Apr 8 John Campbell, Canadian harness racing driver (6 x Hambletonian Stakes; 3 x Yonkers Trot; 8 x Kentucky Futurity), born in Ailsa Craig, Ontario
  • Apr 8 Kane Hodder, American actor and stuntman (Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th franchise), born in Auburn, California
  • Apr 8 Ricky Bell, American College Football HOF running back (USC; #1 Overall Selection 1977 NFL Draft TB Buccaneers; San Diego Chargers), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1984)
  • Apr 8 Ron Johnson, American politician (Senator-R-Wisconsin 2011-), born in Mankato, Minnesota
  • Apr 9 Joolz Denby, English poet and novelist, born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
  • Apr 9 Kate Heyhoe, American editor and food writer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 10 Lesley Garrett, English soprano singer, born in Thorne, Doncaster, England
  • Apr 11 Kevin Brady, American politician (Rep Texas (R) 1997-), born in Vermillion, South Dakota
  • Apr 11 Michele Scarabelli, Canadian actress (Jo Santini-Airwolf, Alienation, Dallas), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 11 Neville Staple, English ska singer (The Specials - "Ghost Town"; "Free Nelson Mandela"), born in Manchester, Jamaica
  • Apr 11 Piers J Sellers, English astronaut and climate scientist, born in Sussex (d. 2016)
  • Apr 13 Louis Johnson, American rock bassist and vocalist (Brothers Johnson), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Apr 13 Lupe Pintor, Mexican boxer, born in Cuajimalpa, Mexico City
  • Apr 13 Ole von Beust, German politician and Mayor of Hamburg, born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Apr 14 Simone Griffeth, American actress (Death Race 2000, Amanda's), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Apr 15 Dodi Fayed, Egyptian businessman who died in a car crash in Paris with Diana. Princess of Wales, born in Alexandria, Egypt (d. 1997)
  • Apr 15 Enith Salle Brigitha, Dutch 100m/200m swimmer (Olympic bronze 1976), born in Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles
  • Apr 15 Jeff Golub, American jazz guitarist (Avenue Blue; Rod Stewart), born in Copley Township, Ohio (d. 2015)
  • Apr 16 Bruce Bochy, American baseball player and manager (San Francisco Giants), born in Landes de Boussac, Bussac-Forêt, France
  • Apr 16 Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (2020-), born in Castle Betzdorf, Betzdorf, Luxembourg
  • Apr 17 Pete Shelley [McNeish], English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Buzzcocks - "Going Steady"), born in Leigh, England (d. 2018)
  • Apr 17 Rob Bolland, Dutch singer and guitarist (Bolland & Bolland), born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Apr 18 Amschel Rothschild, British banker (executive chairman of Rothschild Asset Management of the Rothschild banking family of England), born in Paris (d. 1996)
  • Apr 20 Donald Pettit, American chemical engineer and NASA astronaut, born in Silverton, Oregon
  • Apr 20 Svante Pääbo, Swedish geneticist (Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine 2022 - work on genomes of extinct hominins), born in Stockholm, Sweden [1]
  • Apr 21 David Van Tieghem, American experimental percussionist, theatrical composer, and sound designer (Laurie Anderson; Talking Heads), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 22 Arthur Baker, American music producer (Afrika Banbaataa; Planet Rock; New Order), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 23 Judy Davis, Australian actress (Barton Fink, Husbands & Wives), born in Perth, Australia
  • Apr 23 Mike Smith, English TV and radio presenter, born in Romford, Essex (d. 2014)
  • Apr 23 Su Ingle, British actress (Around the World in Seven Minutes and Four Times on Saturday), born in London
  • Apr 23 Tony Miles, English chess grandmaster, born in Birmingham, England (d. 2001)
  • Apr 24 Jack Kingston, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia (1993-2015), born in Bryan, Texas
  • Apr 24 John de Mol Jr., Dutch media businessman, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Apr 24 John Epperson [Lypsinka], American drag artist and actor, born in Hazlehurst, Mississippi
  • Apr 24 Michael O'Keefe, American actor (Caddyshack, Ironweed, Slugger's Wife), born in Mount Vernon, New York
  • Apr 25 Américo Gallego, Argentine footballer (Argentina national team), born in Morteros, Argentina
  • Apr 25 Buster Mottram, English tennis player, born in Kingston upon Thames
  • Apr 25 Joanne Abbott, Canadian sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • Apr 25 John Nunn, English chess grandmaster, born in London
  • Apr 25 Parviz Parastui, Iranian actor (The Glass Agency), born in Kabudrahang, Hamadan Province, Iran
  • Apr 26 Gisèle Ben-Dor (née Buka), Uruguayan-Israeli-American conductor (Santa Barbara Symphony, 1994–2006; Boston Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra, 1991–2000), born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Apr 26 Mike Scott, American baseball player (3× All-Star), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Apr 28 (Edwin) "Eddie" Jobson, British progressive rock synthesizer player, and violinist (UK; Frank Zappa, 1976-77; Roxy Music, 1973-76 ; Curved Air, 1972-73), born in Billingham, England
  • Apr 28 Nicky Gumbel, British author and priest (Alpha Course), born in London, England
  • Apr 29 Gino Quilico, Canadian Grammy Award-winning operatic baritone, born in Flushing, New York City
  • Apr 29 Kate Mulgrew, American actress (Capt Janeway-Star Trek Voyager), born in Dubuque, Iowa
  • Apr 29 Leslie Jordan, American Emmy Award-winning actor (Will & Grace - "Beverly"), and writer, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 2022)
  • Apr 30 Dimitra Papandreau, Greece, wife of Greek PM Andreas Papandreau
  • Apr 30 Nicolas Hulot, French journalist
  • May 1 András Törőcsik, Hungarian soccer forward (45 caps; Újpest Dozsa FC, Montpellier), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2022)
  • May 1 Julien Wiener, Australian cricket batsman (6 Tests, top score 93; 7 ODIs), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • May 1 Nick Feldman, British pop-new wave musician (Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight), born in London, England
  • May 2 Donatella Versace, Italian fashion designer, born in Reggio di Calabria, Italy
  • May 2 Ian Callen, Australian cricketer (one Test Australia v India 1978, six wickets), born in Alexandra, Victoria, Australia
  • May 3 David Hookes, Australian cricketer and coach, born in Mile End, Adelaide, Australia (d. 2004)
  • May 3 Timmy Cappello, American rock & sax player (Tina Turner; Ringo Starr; The Lost Boys), born in Silver Lake, New York
  • May 3 Van McLain [McElvain], American rock guitarist (Shooting Star), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2018)
  • May 4 Renate Bruemmer, Swiss cosmonaut, born in St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • May 4 Robert Ellis Orrall, American singer and songwriter, born in Winthrop, Massachusetts
  • May 5 Melinda Culea, American actress (A-Team, Brotherly Love), born in Western Springs, Illinois
  • May 5 Robert Feld, National Scrabble Champion (1990), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • May 5 Roddy Radiation [Byers], British ska and rockabilly guitarist, singer, and songwriter (The Specials - "Hey' Little Rich Girl"; The Skabillys), born in Keresley, Coventry, England
  • May 6 Donald A Thomas, PhD/Astronaut (STS 65, 70, 83, 94), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • May 6 John Hutton, British politician and cabinet minister (L), born in London
  • May 6 Tom Bergeron, American game show host
  • May 7 Kevin Reed, American Presbyterian theologian
  • May 7 Peter Reckell, American actor (Days of our Lives), born in Elkhart, Indiana
  • May 9 Anne-Sofie von Otter, Swedish opera, lieder, and rock mezzo-soprano (For The Stars, with Elvis Costello), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • May 9 Kevin Peter Hall, American actor (Misfits of Science), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • May 9 Meles Zenawi, Ethiopian politician (President, 1991-95; Prime Minister, 1995-2012), born in Adwa, Ethiopian Empire (d. 2012)
  • May 9 Myra Blackwelder, American golfer (LPGA Rookie of the Year 1980), born in Lexington, Kemtucky
  • May 10 Chris Berman, sportscaster (ESPN)
  • May 10 Mark David Chapman, American assassin (John Lennon), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • May 11 Country Dick Montana [Daniel McLain], American rock drummer and vocalist (The Beat Farmers - "Happy Boy"), born in Carmel, California (d. 1995)
  • May 11 J. J." Jeczalikvv. British electronic musician, synthesizer programmer, and record producer (Art of Noise), born in Banbury, England
  • May 11 John DeStefano, Jr., American politician
  • May 11 Jos Haagmans, Dutch singer (Frank Boeijen Group)
  • May 11 Mark Herndon, American country music drummer (Alabama - "Take Me Down"), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • May 12 Bashiri Johnson, American session and touring percussionist (Whitney Houston; Michael Jackson), and educator, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 12 Kix Brooks, American country music singer (Brooks & Dunn - "Brand New Man"), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • May 13 Xiaoyong Chen, Chinese contemporary classical composer (Invisible Landscapes), born in Beijing, China
  • May 14 Peter Kirsten, South African cricket batsman and coach (12 Tests, top score 104; 40 ODIs), born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa

Dennis MartínezDennis Martínez (67 years old)

May 14 Nicaraguan baseball pitcher (Orioles, Expos, Indians), born in Granada, Nicaragua

  • May 15 Lee Horsley, American actor (Nero Wolfe, Matt Houston), born in Muleshoe, Texas
  • May 16 Debra Winger, American actress (Terms of Endearment, Officer & Gentleman), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • May 16 Edgar Bronfman Jr, American businessman (CEO of Seagrams, 1994-2000; CEO of Warner Music Group, 2004-11), born in New York City
  • May 16 Hazel O'Connor, British singer-songwriter ("Eighth Day"; "Will You?"),and actress (Breaking Glass), born in Coventry, England
  • May 16 Jack Morris, Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (5 x MLB All Star; World Series 1984 Detroit Tigers, 1991 [MVP] Minnesota Twins, 1992-93 Toronto Blue Jays), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Olga KorbutOlga Korbut (67 years old)

May 16 Soviet-Belarusian gymnast (4 x Olympic gold 1972, 76), born in Grodno, Belarus, Soviet Union

  • May 17 Bill Paxton, American actor (True Lies; Twister; Big Love), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2017)
  • May 18 Peeter Vähi, Estonian contemporary classical, choral, and electro-acoustic composer (Between Heaven and Earth), born in Tartu, Estonia [1]

Yun Fat ChowYun Fat Chow (67 years old)

May 18 Hong Kong actor (Better Tomorrow), born in Lamma Island, Hong Kong

  • May 19 Ed Whitson, pitcher (NY Yankees, San Diego Padres)
  • May 19 Pierre J Thuot, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 36, 49, 62), born in Groton, Connecticut
  • May 20 Anton Corbijn, Dutch photographer, music video director (Depeche Mode; U2), and film director (The American), born in Strijen, Netherlands
  • May 20 Nigel Griffiths, MP (Labour)
  • May 20 Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry, Indian poet and film and theater lyricist ("Vidhata Thalapuna"), born in Anakapalle, India (d. 2021)
  • May 20 Steve George, American rock keyboardist (Mr Mister - "Broken Wings"; "Kyrie"), born in, Bloomington, Indiana
  • May 20 Zbigniew Preisner, Polish film composer (Three Colors film trilogy), born in Bielsko-Biała, Poland
  • May 21 John Galvin, American rock keyboardist (Molly Hatchet), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • May 21 Liaqat Ali, Pakistani cricket pace bowler (Pakistan for six Tests 1975-79), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • May 21 Paul Barber, British field hockey player
  • May 21 Stan Lynch, American rock drummer (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, 1976-94), producer, and songwriter, born in Gainesville, Florida
  • May 22 Iva Davies, Australian rock guitarist and vocalist (Icehouse), born in Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia
  • May 22 Jimmy Lyon, American guitarist (Eddie Money; The Greg Kihn Band), born in Tampa, Florida
  • May 22 Philip Dybvig, American economist (2022 Nobel Prize - for research on banks and financial crises)
  • May 22 Sam Coppersmith, American attorney and politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Arizona's 1st district), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • May 23 Dean Friedman, American singer-songwriter (Ariel), born in Paramus, New Jersey
  • May 23 Luka Bloom [Kevin Moore], Irish contemporary folk singer-songwriter and guitarist ("I Need Love"), born in Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland

Rosanne CashRosanne Cash (67 years old)

May 24 American Grammy Award-winning countryand Americana singer-songwriter ("Seven Year Ache"; "Black Cadillac"), and essayist, born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • May 24 Thad Ackel, American racehorse trainer
  • May 25 Alistair Burt, British Conservative Party politician, born in Bury, Lancashire, England
  • May 25 Connie Selleca, American actress (Hotel, Capt America II), born in The Bronx, New York
  • May 26 Masaharu Morimoto, Japanese chef
  • May 26 Wesley Walker, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowl 1978, 82; First-team All-Pro 1978; New York Jets 1977–89), born in San Bernardino, California
  • May 27 Abdelmalek Ali Messaoud, Algerian soccer defender (38 caps; USM Alger, USM Annaba), born in Annaba, Algeria (d. 2022)
  • May 27 Eric Bischoff, American professional wrestling promoter
  • May 27 Graham "Jock" Edwards, New Zealand cricket batsman (8 Tests, 3 x 50; Central Districts), born in Nelson, New Zealand (d. 2020)
  • May 27 Richard Schiff, American actor (The West Wing), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • May 28 Janet Seidel, Australian jazz pianist, vocalist, arranger, and educator, born in Cummins, South Australia (d. 2017)
  • May 28 Mark Howe, American ice hockey player
  • May 29 Jerry Dengler, American singer (Mason Dixon - "Karen Comes Around"), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • May 29 John Hinckley Jr., American man who attempted to assassinate US President Ronald Reagan in 1981, born in Ardmore, Oklahoma
  • May 29 Ken Schrader, American auto racer, promoter (Daytona 500 1988, 89, 90), born in Fenton, Missouri
  • May 29 Mike Porcaro, American rock bassist (Toto, 1982-2007 "Stranger In Town"), born in South Windsor, Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • May 29 Sut Jhally, Kenyan-born American educator

Brian KobilkaBrian Kobilka (67 years old)

May 30 American physiologist who won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (G protein-coupled receptors), born in Little Falls, Minnesota

  • May 30 Jake "The Snake" Roberts, American wrestler, born in Gainesville, Texas
  • May 30 Nicky "Topper" Headon, English drummer (Clash-Complete Control)
  • May 31 Ben de Lisi, American-British fashion designer, born in New York City
  • May 31 Laura Baugh, American golfer, writer, broadcaster (LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year 1973), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • May 31 Tommy Emmanuel, Australian-American acoustic guitarist (Stevie's Blues), born in Muswellbrook, New South Wales
  • Jun 1 Chiyonofuji Mitsugu, Japanese sumo wrestler (31 tournament c'ships; Kyushu Tournament 1981-88), born in Fukushima, Japan (d. 2016)
  • Jun 1 Lorraine Moller, New Zealand athlete (Olympic bronze marathon 1996; Boston Marathon 1984; Osaka Ladies Marathon 1986, 87, 89), born in Putaruru, New Zealand
  • Jun 1 Ralph Morse, British actor, singer and writer of historical dramas
  • Jun 2 Chantal Hochuli, Swiss-born socialite
  • Jun 2 Dana Carvey, American comedian and actor (SNL - "George Bush"; Wayne's World - "Garth"), born in Missoula, Montana
  • Jun 2 Gary Grimes, American actor (Summer of '42, Class of '44), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 4 Mary Testa, American stage actress (On The Town), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 4 Paul Stewart, British writer (The Edge Chronicles, Far Flung Adventures), born in London, England
  • Jun 5 Edino, Brazilian soccer defender (45 caps; Fluminense, Udinese) and manager (Fluminense, Boavista), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Jun 5 Hugh Marsh, Canadian session, touring, and jazz electric violinist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jun 6 Sandra Bernhard, American actress and comedian (King of Comedy, Nancy on Roseanne), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Jun 7 Bill Koch, American skier, born in Brattleboro, Vermont
  • Jun 7 Joey Scarbury, American singer-songwriter ("Theme from The Greatest American Hero (Believe It or Not)"), born in Ontario, California
  • Jun 7 Jon Balke, Norwegian jazz pianist, composer and band leader (Magnetic North Orchestra), born in Furnes, Norway
  • Jun 7 William Forsythe, American actor (Raising Arizona; Once Upon a Time in America; Boardwalk Empire), born in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
  • Jun 8 (Thomas) Griffin Dunne, American actor (American Werewolf in London, Who's That Girl; After Hours), and filmmaker, born in New York City
  • Jun 8 Greg Ginn, American punk rock guitarist, singer and songwriter (Black Flag), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Jun 8 James Jonathan Sylvers, American keyboardist and vocalist (The Sylvers -"Boogie Fever"), born in Los Angeles, California

Tim Berners-LeeTim Berners-Lee (67 years old)

Jun 8 English inventor (World Wide Web), born in London, England

  • Jun 10 Andrew Stevens, American actor (Seduction, Boys in Company C, Fury), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jun 10 Stanislav Kropilák, Slovak basketball power forward-center (4 × FIBA European Selection; 5 × Czech Player of the Year; BK Inter Bratislava), born in Kremnica, Slovakia (d. 2022)
  • Jun 11 Tony Allcock, English bowls player (World Singles Champion (1986-87, 2002), born in Leicestershire
  • Jun 11 Yuriy Sedykh, Russian field athlete (Olympic gold hammer throw 1976, 80 Soviet Union; WR 86.74m), born in Novocherkassk, Russia (d. 2021)
  • Jun 13 Alan Hansen, Scottish soccer defender (26 caps; Liverpool 434 games) and broadcaster (BBC Match of the Day), born in Sauchie, Scotland
  • Jun 14 Kim Lankford, American actress (Gingers-Knots Landing), born in Montebello, California
  • Jun 14 Larry Burrows, fictional character (Mr Destiny)
  • Jun 14 Michael D. Duvall, American politician (Member of the California State Assembly from the 72nd district), born in Alameda County, California
  • Jun 14 Paul O'Grady, English TV presenter, comedian and drag queen (Lily Savage), born in Tranmere, England
  • Jun 14 Vince Evans, American football quarterback (USC; MVP Rose Bowl 1977; NFL: Chicago Bears, LA / Oakland Raiders), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Jun 15 Julie Hagerty, American actress (Airplane, Princesses), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jun 15 Polly Draper, American actress (Thirtysomething, Side Effects), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Jun 15 Sally E Silverstone, Walthamstow England, Co-Captain (Biosphere 2)
  • Jun 16 Laurie Metcalf, American actress (Roseanne, Ladybird), born in Carbonville, Illinois
  • Jun 16 Simon Bailey, priest, 1st British priest to say he had AIDS, born in Halifax, West Yorkshire (d. 1995)
  • Jun 16 Tree Rollins, American NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Winter Haven, Florida
  • Jun 17 Gail Jones, Australian author (Dreams of Speaking), born in Harvey, Western Australia
  • Jun 21 David Marshall Grant, American actor (Legs, French Postcards), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • Jun 21 Juan Carlos Orellana, Chilean soccer left winger (11 caps; Deportes Temuco, CSD Colo-Colo, O'Higgins FC), born in Santiago, Chile (d. 2022)
  • Jun 21 Leigh McCloskey, American actor (Dallas, Executive Suite, Gen Hosp), born in Los Angeles, California

Michel PlatiniMichel Platini (67 years old)

Jun 21 French footballer, born in Jœuf, France

  • Jun 22 Jeffrey Mumford, American contemporary classical composer, and educator, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 23 Glenn Danzig [Anzalone], American rock musician, singer (The Misfits; Samhain; Danzig), born in Lodi, New Jersey
  • Jun 23 Jean Tigana, French footballer
  • Jun 23 Maggie Greenwald, American film director and writer
  • Jun 23 Pierre Corbeil, Canadian politician
  • Jun 24 Betsy Randle, American actress
  • Jun 24 Gurumayi Chidvilasananda, Guru of Siddha Yoga
  • Jun 24 Loren Roberts, American golfer (British Senior Open 2006, 09; US Open 1994 runner-up), born in San Luis Obispo, California
  • Jun 25 Michael Sabatino, American actor (Days of Our Life, Bold & Beautiful), born in Venice, California
  • Jun 26 Mick Jones, English rock guitarist and singer (The Clash, 1976-83 - "Rock The Casbah"; Big Audio Dynamite, 1984-97 - "Rush"), born in London, England
  • Jun 26 Philippe Streiff, French auto racer (55 x F1 Grand Prix; 24 Hours of Le Mans 1981 runner-up; French Formula 3 C'ship 1981), born in La Tronche, France (d. 2022)
  • Jun 27 Frank de Grave [Franciscus Hendrikus Gerardus de Grave], Dutch politician (VVD), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jun 27 Isabelle Adjani, French actress (Story of Adele H, Driver, Ishtar), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 27 Sam Tshabalala, South African guitarist, and composer (The Malopoets; Sabeka), born in South Africa
  • Jun 28 Eric Gates, English football player, born in Ferryhill, County Durham, England

Nikolay ZimyatovNikolay Zimyatov (67 years old)

Jun 28 Soviet-Russian cross-country skier (5 Olympic golds 1980 & 84), born in Moscow, Soviet Union

  • Jun 28 Shirley Cheriton, English actress (Debbie Wilkins-EastEnders), born in London
  • Jun 28 Thomas Hampson, American lyric baritone, born in Elkhart, Indiana
  • Jun 29 Charles J. Precourt, American NASA astronaut (STS 55, 71, 84, sk:91), born in Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Jun 29 Terence M. O'Sullivan, American labor union activist who is president of the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 1 Keith Whitley, American country music singer ("Don't Close Your Eyes"), born in Ashland, Kentucky (d. 1989)

Li KeqiangLi Keqiang (67 years old)

Jul 1 Chinese Premier of the State Council and China's head of government, born in Dingyuan County, Anhui Province

  • Jul 1 Mike Rossman, American boxer (world light-heavyweight champion 1978-79), born in Turnersville, New Jersey