On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1963

  • Jul 1 Edward Tsang Lu, American physicist and NASA astronaut (STS 84), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Jul 1 Roddy Bottum, American rock keyboardist (Faith No More - "Real Thing"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 1 Igor Zhelezovski, Belarusian speed skater (record 6 x World Sprint Champion; Olympic silver 1994; bronze 1988), born in Orša, Byelorussia (d. 2021)
  • Jul 2 Mark Kermode, British film critic
  • Jul 3 Don August, American baseball player (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Inglewood, California
  • Jul 3 Tracey Emin, English artist (Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963–1995), born in Croydon, England

Person of interestHenri Leconte

Jul 4 Henri Leconte, French tennis player (French open finalist 1988), born in Lillers, France

Tennis Player Henri Leconte
Tennis Player
Henri Leconte
  • Jul 4 José Oquendo, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
  • Jul 5 Edie Falco, American actress (Carmela Soprano-The Sopranos), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 5 Russ Lorenson, American singer and actor, born in Upland, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 6 Edwin Gorter, Dutch soccer player (Lommel/FC Utrecht), born in Den Haag, Netherlands
  • Jul 7 Lance Johnson, American baseball outfielder (NY Mets), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jul 7 Naved Anjum, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani all-rounder, two Tests 1989-90), born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • Jul 7 Perry Richardson, American bassist (Firehouse - "Love of a Lifetime"), born in Conway, South Carolina
  • Jul 7 Vonda Shepard, American pop singer, born in New York
  • Jul 8 Bob Ctvrtlik, volleyball outsider (Olympic gold 1988, bronze 1992, 96), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jul 8 Mike Ridley, Canadian NHL center (Vancouver Canucks), born in Winnipeg, Canada
  • Jul 8 Pablo Magallon, jockey
  • Jul 10 Brad Henry, American politician and Oklahoma governor (Democratic: 2003-11), born in Shawnee, Oklahoma
  • Jul 11 Al MacInnis, Inverness NS, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, St Louis)
  • Jul 11 Lisa Rinna, American actress (Days of Our Lives, Melrose Place), born in Medford, Oregon
  • Jul 12 Norman Alvis, Fair Oaks California, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 12 Thierry Tulasne, French tennis star
  • Jul 13 Anthony "Spud" Webb, NBA guard (5f 7inch slam dunk champion), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 13 Bob Carpenter, Beverly, NHL left wing (NJ Devils)
  • Jul 13 Bobby Rock [Brock], rock drummer (Nelson - "Love & Affection"), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jul 14 Phil Rosenthal, American newspaper columnist (Chicago Tribune), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 15 Brigitte Nielsen, Danish-Italian actress (Red Sonja, Rocky IV), born in Eisinore Denmark
  • Jul 15 Joe Phillips, NFL defensive tackle (KC Chiefs)
  • Jul 15 Steve Thomas, Stockport England, NHL left wing (NJ Devils)

Person of interestMikael Pernfors

Jul 16 Mikael Pernfors, Swedish Tennis Star (1986 French Open finalist), born in Malmö, Sweden

Tennis Player Mikael Pernfors
Tennis Player
Mikael Pernfors
  • Jul 16 Phoebe Cates, American actress (Fast Times at Ridgemount High), born in Manhattan, NYC
  • Jul 16 Srečko Katanec, Slovenian footballer and coach, born in Ljubljana, SFR Yugoslavia
  • Jul 17 Denise Miller, American actress (Billie-Archie Bunker's Place), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 17 Matti Nykänen, Finnish ski jumper (4 Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Jyväskylä, Finland (d. 2019)
  • Jul 17 Letsie III, King of Lesotho, born in Morija, Basutoland
  • Jul 17 John Ventimiglia, American actor (The Sopranos), born in Queens, New York
  • Jul 17 Regina Belle, American pop, and R&B singer-songwriter, and Grammy Award winner (with Peabo Bryson - "A Whole New World"), born in Engelwood, New Jersey
  • Jul 18 Lonnie Young, NFL safety/cornerback (NY Jets)
  • Jul 18 Martín Torrijos Espino, President of Panama
  • Jul 18 Al Snow, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 19 Mark Carreon, American baseball outfielder (SF Giants), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 19 Marla Duncan, Miss Northern California fitness (1990), born in Fairfield, California
  • Jul 19 Sandor Wladar, Hungarian 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1980), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jul 19 Garth Nix, Australian author (Keys to the Kingdom), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Jul 20 Jenny Spangler, American marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Monroe, Wisconsin
  • Jul 20 Paula Ivan, Romanian runner (world record mile), born in Herăști, Romania
  • Jul 20 Frank Whaley, American actor (Pulp Fiction), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Jul 21 Kevin Poole, English footballer
  • Jul 21 Paulo Silva, Brazilian mixed martial artist and professional wrestler
  • Jul 22 Eddie Anderson, NFL safety (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jul 22 Joanna Going, actress (Lisa Grady-Another World)
  • Jul 22 Emilio Butragueno, Spanish footballer
  • Jul 22 Rob Estes, American actor
  • Jul 22 Emily Saliers, American singer (Indigo Girls - "Closer to Fine"), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Jul 23 Slobodan Živojinović, Serbian tennis player (US Open doubles 1986), born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • Jul 24 Julie Krone, Benton Harbor Mich, jockey (1st female to win Belmont-93)
  • Jul 24 Karl Malone, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (Utah Jazz, Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Summeerfield, Louisiana
  • Jul 25 Denis Coderre, French Canadian politician, born in Joliette, Quebec, Canada
  • Jul 25 Julian Hodgson, English chess player, born in London
  • Jul 26 Andy Timmons, American guitarist (Danger Danger-Screw It), born in Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Jul 26 Marianne Berglund, Swedish cyclist (1983 Ruffles Tour of Texas), born in Skellefteå, Sweden
  • Jul 27 Donnie Yen, Hong Kong actor, martial artist and director (Ip Man, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), born in Guangzhou, China
  • Jul 27 Jason Buck, American NFL defensive end (Scottish Claymores), born in Moses lake, Washington
  • Jul 27 Karl Mueller, American bassist (Soul Asylum - "Runaway Train"), born in Minneapolis (d. 2005)
  • Jul 27 Karrin Allyson, American jazz singer (Wild for You), born in Great Bend, Kansas
  • Jul 28 Patrizia Pellegrino, Italian actress and TV personality (Italy's Miss Teenager 1980), born in Naples, Italy
  • Jul 29 Alexandra Paul, actress (Christine, American Flyers, Dragnet), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 29 Azeem Hafeez, cricketer (fingerless Pakistani lefty quick)
  • Jul 29 Damon Allen, CFL quarterback (BC Lions)
  • Jul 29 Michel Boerebach, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Jul 29 Patty Dodd, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-2nd-1988), born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • Jul 29 Steve Frey, Meadowbrook PA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Jul 29 Graham Poll, English football referee
  • Jul 29 Jim Beglin, Irish football commentator
  • Jul 30 Chris Mullin, American NBA forward (Warriors, Pacers, Olympic gold 1992), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 30 Ingrid Butts, American cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Denver, Colorado

Person of interestLisa Kudrow

Jul 30 Lisa Kudrow, American actress (Phoebe Buffay on Friends), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Lisa Kudrow
Actress
Lisa Kudrow
  • Jul 30 Monique Gabrielle, American actress (Bad Girls 4, Amazon Women on Moon), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 31 Brian Skrudland, Canadian NHL center (fastest goal in playoff OT-0:09 seconds Game 2 1986), born in Peace River, Alberta
  • Jul 31 Fatboy Slim [Norman Cook], British musician and record producer (Housemartins; Fatboy Slim), born in Bromley, England
  • Jul 31 Denise Johnson, British rock and soul singer (Primal Scream - "Don’t Fight It, Feel It"), and songwriter ("Where Does It Go") born in Manchester, England (d. 2020)

About July 1963

How Old? 58 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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