On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1960

  • Jul 1 Evelyn "Champagne" King, American disco singer (Shame, I'm in Love), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jul 1 Lynn Jennings, American long distance runner (world 5,000m record 1990), born in Princeton, New Jersey
  • Jul 2 Julia Montgomery, American actress (One Life to Live, Revenge of the Nerds), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jul 2 Terry Rossio, American screenwriter
  • Jul 3 Jack Daugherty, American MLB baseman and outfielder, born in Hialeah, Florida
  • Jul 4 Sid Eudy, American professional wrestler, born in West Memphis, Arkansas
  • Jul 5 James M. Kelly, American politician (Maryland), born in Baltimore County, Maryland
  • Jul 5 Brad Loree, Canadian actor and stunt performer, born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jul 6 Caroll-Ann Alie, Canadian sailor (Olympics-14-92, 96), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jul 6 Jozef Pribilinec, Czech speed walker (Olympic gold 1988, world record 10K), born in Kremnica, Slovakia
  • Jul 6 Lauri Merten, American golfer (US Open 1993), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • Jul 6 Valerie Brisco-Hooks, American athlete (Olympic gold 200m, 400m, 400m relay 1984), born in Greenwood Mississippi
  • Jul 7 Barbara Bierman, American WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1994), born in Miami, Florida
  • Jul 7 Ralph Sampson, American basketball center (NBA All-Star 1984–87; Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets), born in Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Jul 7 Kevin A. Ford, American astronaut, born in Portland, Indiana
  • Jul 8 Jeff Stork, Longview Wash, volleyball setter (Olympic gold 88, bronze 1992, 96)

  • Jul 8 Valerie Pettiford, American actress (One Life to Live, Half & Half), born in Queens, New York
  • Jul 9 Christopher J "Gus" Loria, Major USMC/astronaut, born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • Jul 9 Marc Mero, American professional wrestler, born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jul 9 Wanda Vazquez, Puerto Rico attorney and Governor of Puerto Rio (2019-), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Jul 10 Roger Craig, American NFL receiver (4-time Pro Bowl; 3-time Super Bowl; SF 49ers), born in Davenport, Iowa
  • Jul 11 David Baerwald, American singer/songwriter (David + David - Boomtown), born in Oxford, Ohio
  • Jul 11 Caroline Quentin, British actress (Dorothy in Men Behaving Badly, Jonathan Creek), born in Surrey, England
  • Jul 11 Ariel Castro, Puerto Rican-born American criminal famous for kidnapping 3 women between 2002-4, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 2013)
  • Jul 12 Corynne Charby [Corinne Charbit], French model, actress and pop singer, born in Paris, France
  • Jul 13 Ian Hislop, British writer, satirist and editor of Private Eye, born in Swansea, Wales
  • Jul 14 Ray Herndon, American singer (McBride & Ride-Can I Count on You), born in Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Jul 14 Anna Bligh, Australian politician, 1st woman Premier of Queensland (2007-12), born in Warwick, Australia
  • Jul 14 Angélique Kidjo, Beninese singer-songwriter "Africa's premier diva", born in Ouidah, French Dahomey
  • Jul 14 Jane Lynch, American actress, singer and comedian (Best in Show, Two and a Half Men, Criminal Minds), born in Evergreen Park, Illinois
  • Jul 15 Alexander W Dunlap, astronaut, born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Person of interestKim Alexis

Jul 15 Kim Alexis, American supermodel (Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover) and actress, born in Lockport, New York

Supermodel Kim Alexis
Supermodel
Kim Alexis
  • Jul 15 Willie Aames, actor (8 is Enough, Paradise, Zapped), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Jul 16 Eus van Someren, Dutch pop guitarist (Scene, Blaauw), born in Beverwijk, Netherlands
  • Jul 16 Gisela Beyer, German discus thrower (Olympics-4th place-1980), born in Eisenhüttenstadt, Brandenburg, Germany
  • Jul 16 Terry Pendleton, American baseball infielder (Florida Marlins), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Jul 16 Leila Kenzle, American actress (Mad About You, Identity), born in Long Island, New York
  • Jul 17 Jan Wouters, Dutch football player (Ajax, Bayern Munich, PSV), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Jul 17 Kim Barnett, English cricketer (England batsman & occasional leggie 1988-89), born in Leek, United Kingdom
  • Jul 17 Nancy Giles, American actress (Connie-Delta, Off Beat, Big, Angie), born in New York City, New York
  • Jul 17 Robin Shou, Hong Kong Chinese-American martial arts actor (Mortal Kombat, Beverly Hills Ninja), born in British Hong Kong
  • Jul 17 Scott Norwood, American NFL kicker (Buffalo Bills-Super Bowl XXV goat), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Jul 17 Mark Burnett, British television producer, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jul 17 Dawn Upshaw, American soprano (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Jul 18 Anne-Marie Johnson, American actress (In the Heat of the Night), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 19 Atom Egoyan, Canadian director (Adjuster, Next of Kin), born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Jul 20 Katie Rabbet, Prince Andrew's former girlfriend, born in London, England
  • Jul 20 Lauren Gregg, Rochester Minn, US women's soccer coach (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 21 Lance Guest, American actor (Lance-Lou Grant), born in Saratoga, California
  • Jul 21 Matt Mulhern, American actor (Biloxi Blues), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 21 Fritz Walter, German footballer, born in Mannheim, Germany
  • Jul 22 Denyse Julien, Rouyn Quebec, badminton player (Olympics-9-92, 96)
  • Jul 22 Jon Oliva, American musician (Savatage; Trans-Siberian Orchestra), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jul 23 Al Perez, American professional wrestler, born in Tampa, Florida
  • Jul 25 Alain Robidoux, Canadian snooker player, born in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec
  • Jul 26 LaTaunya Pollard, American baseball player (Olympics 1980, 84), born in East Chiacgo, Indiana
  • Jul 27 Jo Durie, English tennis player, born in Bristol
  • Jul 27 Reinaldo de Carvalho, carnival King (d. 1995)
  • Jul 27 Conway Savage, Australian piano and organ player (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds), born in Victoria, Australia (d. 2018)
  • Jul 28 Luiz Fernando Carvalho, Brazilian film director, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Jul 28 Yōichi Takahashi, Japanese mangaka of Captain Tsubasa and Hungry Heart Wild Striker
  • Jul 28 Jonathan Gold, American food critic who was the first in his field to win a Pulitzer Prize, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2018)

Person of interestRichard Linklater

Jul 30 Richard Linklater, American filmmaker (Before Sunrise, Boyhood), born in Houston, Texas

  • Jul 31 Dale Hunter, Canadian NHL center, coach, owner (Quebec Nordiques, Washington Capitals, London Knights [OHL]) born in Petrolia, Ontario
  • Jul 31 lva Budarova, Czechoslovakia tennis star
  • Jul 31 Malcolm Ross, Scottish rock guitarist (Aztec Camera), born in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland

About July 1960

How Old? 60 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

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