On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1958

  • Jul 1 Nancy Lieberman, American Basketball Hall of Fame point guard and coach (Olympic silver 76), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 1 Dave Waymer, American NFL safety (NO Saints), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1993)
  • Jul 2 Thomas Bickerton, American Methodist bishop
  • Jul 3 Aaron Tippin, American country singer ("You've Got to Stand for Something"), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Jul 3 Robert Foth, American sport shooter (Olympics silver 1992), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jul 3 Matthew Fraser, Canadian-British journalist, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 3 Siân Lloyd, Welsh meteorologist and TV presenter, born in Maesteg, Glamorgan, Wales
  • Jul 4 Kirk Pengilly, Australian rocker (Inxs - "Kiss the Dirt"), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jul 5 Meredith Ann Pierce, American sci-fi author (Darkangel), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Jul 5 Paul Daniel, British opera and symphony conductor, born in Birmingham
  • Jul 5 William "Bill" Watterson, American cartoonist known for being author of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes (1985-95), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 6 Jennifer Saunders, English actress (Absolutely Fabulous), born in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England
  • Jul 6 Mark Benson, English cricketer (played Test England v India 1986, 30 & 21), born in Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, England
  • Jul 7 Michael Marx, American foil and epee fencer (Olympic-84, 88, 92, 96), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jul 7 Michala Petri, Danish recorder player born in Hobro, Denmark
  • Jul 8 Carlos Cavazo, rocker (Quiet Riot - Metal Health)
  • Jul 8 Fred Young, American singer (Kentucky Headhunters - "Davy Crockett"), born in Glasgow, Kentucky
  • Jul 8 Kevin Bacon, actor (Diner, Footloose, She's Having a Baby), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 8 Tzipi Livni, Israeli politician, born in Tel Aviv
  • Jul 8 Andreas Carlgren, Swedish politician
  • Jul 9 Bob Crudgington, Australian softball head coach (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Jul 9 Bruce Waibel, American touring and session rock bassist (Gregg Allman; Firehouse), born in Livingston, New Jersey (2003)
  • Jul 10 Béla Fleck, American banjo player, born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 10 Fiona Shaw, Irish actress and theatre and opera director, born in County Cork, Munster, Ireland
  • Jul 11 Mark Lester, actor (Oliver!, Prince & Pauper), born in Oxford, England
  • Jul 11 Ray Dodds, British drummer (Fairground Attraction - "Perfect")
  • Jul 11 Hugo Sánchez, Mexican footballer
  • Jul 12 Tonya Lee Williams, Canadian actress
  • Jul 12 Michael Robinson, Irish soccer striker (24 caps, Republic of Ireland; Brighton & Hove Albion) and Spanish TV host (Canal+, El día después), born in Leicester, England (d. 2020)
  • Jul 13 Joy Scott, American jockey, born in California
  • Jul 14 Joe Keenan, American screenwriter, television producer and novelist.
  • Jul 14 Anne Hegerty, English TV quiz show host (The Chaser), born in London, England
  • Jul 15 Dan Forsman, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Rhinelander, Wisconsin
  • Jul 15 Mac Thornberry, American politician

Person of interestMichael Flatley

Jul 16 Michael Flatley, Irish-American dancer-choreographer (Riverdance; Lord of Dance), flute player, and film maker, born in Chicago, Illinois

Irish Dancer Michael Flatley
Irish Dancer
Michael Flatley
  • Jul 16 Pierre Roland Renoir, Canadian artist, born in Monaco
  • Jul 16 Mike Rogers, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alabama), born in Hammond, Indiana
  • Jul 17 Wong Kar-wai, Chinese film director (In the Mood for Love), born in Shanghai, China
  • Jul 18 Margo Vliegenthart, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Jul 18 Nigel Twist, British rock drummer (The Alarm - "In The Summertime"), born in Manchester
  • Jul 19 Robert Gibson, American professional wrestler, born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Jul 19 David Robertson, American symphony orchestra conductor, born in Malibu, California
  • Jul 20 Mick MacNeil, Scottish keyboardist (Simple Minds - "Don't You Forget About Me"), born on the Isle of Barra, Scotland
  • Jul 21 Jean Rivier, French composer and educator (Paris Conservatory, 1946-66), born in Villemonble, France (d. 1987)
  • Jul 22 David Von Erich, American professional wrestler (d. 1984)
  • Jul 23 Ken Green, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Danburry, Connecticut
  • Jul 23 Lydia Cornell, American actress (Sara Rush-Too Close for Comfort), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Jul 24 Mick Karn [Andonis Michaelides], English musician (Japan), born in Nicosia, Cyprus (d. 2011)
  • Jul 25 Henk Wanders, Dutch bassist (Frank Boeijen Group), born in Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • Jul 25 Thurston Moore, American guitarist and songwriter (Sonic Youth - "100%"), born in Coral Gables, Florida
  • Jul 26 Ramona Neubert, German long jumper and pentathlete (Olympic 4th 80), born in Pirna, Germany
  • Jul 26 Angela Hewitt, Canadian classical pianist, born in Ottawa, Canada

Person of interestChristopher Dean

Jul 27 Christopher Dean, English ice dancer (Torvill & Dean; Olympic gold 1984), born in Calverton, Nottinghamshire, England

Ice Dancer Christopher Dean
Ice Dancer
Christopher Dean
  • Jul 28 Terry Fox, Canadian one-legged distance runner (Marathon of Hope 1980), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 1981)
  • Jul 28 Michael Hitchcock, American actor (Best in Show) and television producer (Glee), born in Defiance, Ohio
  • Jul 30 Daley Thompson, British decathlete (Olympic gold 1980, 84), born in London, England
  • Jul 30 Kate Bush, English singer-songwriter (Running Up That Hill, Wuthering Heights), born in Bexleyheath, Kent, England
  • Jul 30 Richard Burgi, American actor (Chad Rollo-Another World), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • Jul 30 Kevin Mahogany, American jazz vocalist ("Double Rainbow"; "Pride And Joy"), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2017) [1] [2]
  • Jul 31 Bill Berry, American drummer (R.E.M., 1980-97 - "Losing My Religion"; "Stand"), born in Duluth, Minnesota
  • Jul 31 Wallace Kurth, American actor (Days of Our Lives, General Hospital), born in Billings, Montana
  • Jul 31 Mark Cuban, American businessman and basketball team owner (NBA's Dallas Mavericks), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

About July 1958

How Old? 63 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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