On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1969

  • Jul 1 Gary Brown, American NFL running back and coach (Houston Oilers), born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 2 Matthew Cox, American convicted felon
  • Jul 2 Kevin Hearn, Canadian keyboardist, guitarist, and accordion player (Barenaked Ladies; Thin Buckle), born in Grimsby, Ontario

Person of interestJenni Rivera

Jul 2 Jenni Rivera, Mexican-American singer-songwriter (Jenni, 2008), born in Long Beach, California

Singer Jenni Rivera
Singer
Jenni Rivera
  • Jul 5 John LeClair, American NHL left wing (first American-born player to score 50 goals in 3 straight NHL seasons; Philadelphia Flyers), born in St Albans, Vermont
  • Jul 5 RZA [Robert Fitzgerald Diggs], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 5 Jenji Kohan, American television writer and producer (Orange is the New Black), born in Los Angeles
  • Jul 6 Michael Grant, British reggae-rock keyboardist and singer (Musical Youth - "Pass the Dutchie"), born in Birmingham, England
  • Jul 6 Sophia Witherspoon, American WNBA guard (NY Liberty), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • Jul 6 Brian Van Holt, American actor (Bo Sinclair-House of Wax), born in Waukegan, Illinois
  • Jul 7 Cree Summer, American actress (Freddie-Different World), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestJoe Sakic

Jul 7 Joe Sakic, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Colorado Avalanche, Canada 1998-2002) and executive (GM Colorado Avalanche), born in Burnaby, British Columbia

NHL Legend Joe Sakic
NHL Legend
Joe Sakic
  • Jul 7 Sylke Otto, German luger, born in Chemnitz, Germany
  • Jul 7 Nathalie Simard, French-Canadian singer, born in Île d'Orléans, Canada
  • Jul 7 Robin Weigert, American actress, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 8 Bobby Ayala, Oxnard CA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
  • Jul 8 Dana Hall, NFL safety (Cleveland Browns)
  • Jul 8 Ernie Young, outfielder (Oakland A's), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 8 Lori Hallier, Victoria BC Canada, actress (Shannon-Santa Barbara)
  • Jul 8 Sugizo [Yasuhiro Sugihara], Japanese guitarist and singer, born in Hadano, Kanagawa
  • Jul 9 Jerry Drake, NFL defensive linesman (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Jul 9 Robert Gordon, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Jul 9 Venkatapathy Raju, cricketer (Indian slow left-armer)
  • Jul 10 Marty Cordova, outfielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jul 10 Gale Harold, American actor
  • Jul 10 Alexandra Hedison, American actress
  • Jul 11 David Tao, Taiwanese singer-songwriter
  • Jul 12 Alan Mullally, English cricket left-arm fast bowler (19 Tests, 58 wickets; 50 ODIs, 63 wickets), born in Southend-on-Sea, England
  • Jul 12 Jesse Pintado, Mexican-American guitarist (Napalm Death), born in Sonora, Mexico (d. 2006)
  • Jul 12 Kumiko Ida, Japanese classical pianist (d. 2007)
  • Jul 13 Ewan Beaton, 60 kg judoka (Olympics-9-92, 96), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Jul 13 Jamie Walter, actor (Pirate Island)
  • Jul 13 Kim Braatz, female outfielder (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Santa Ana, California
  • Jul 13 Kakhi Kakhiashvili, Georgian-born Greek weightlifter
  • Jul 13 Oleg Serebrian, Moldovan politician and political scientist
  • Jul 13 Ken Jeong, American comedian and actor (Community, The Hangover), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 13 (Mark) "Barney" Greenway, British extreme metal-punk vocalist ( Napalm Death), born in Great Barr, England
  • Jul 14 Jose Hernandez, Puerto Rican infielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico
  • Jul 15 John Crotty, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trailblazers)
  • Jul 15 Johnny Scott, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions)
  • Jul 15 Lorenzo Williams, NBA center (Washington Wizards, Dallas Mavericks)
  • Jul 15 Peter Ciavaglia, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Albany, New York
  • Jul 16 Rain Pryor, American actress (Head of the Class) and daughter of Richard Pryor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 16 Kathryn Harby-Williams, Australian netball player, born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Jul 16 Daryl Mitchell, American actor (Tommy Webber-Galaxy Quest), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jul 17 Tommy Soderstrom, Swedish NHL goalie (Sweden, NY Islanders), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jul 18 Masanori Murakawa, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Jul 18 Elizabeth Gilbert, American author (Eat Pray, Love), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Jul 19 David Goldsmith, actor (Eric-Models Inc), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Jul 19 Matthew Libatique, American cinematographer
  • Jul 19 Gabrielle [Bobb], British pop singer and songwriter ("Dreams"; "Rise"), born in Hackney, London
  • Jul 20 Josh Holloway, American actor
  • Jul 20 Giovanni Lombardi, Italian cyclist
  • Jul 20 Tobi Vail, American musician (Bikini Kill, The Go Team, The Frumpies), born in Auburn, Washington
  • Jul 21 Emerson Hart, American singer-songwriter (Tonic -"If You Could Only See"), born in Washington, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 22 Despina Vandi [Malea], Greek pop singer ("Ipofero"), born in Tübingen, Germany
  • Jul 23 Andrew Cassels, Canadian NHL center (Hartford Whalers), born in Bramalea, Ontario, Canada
  • Jul 23 Dmitri Khristich, Ukrainian NHL left wing (LA Kings), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Jul 23 Fernanda Ribeiro, Portuguese 10k runner (Olympic gold 1996), born in Penafiel, Portugal
  • Jul 23 Raphael Warnock, American pastor and politician, born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Jul 24 Chris King, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Jul 24 Rick Fox, NBA guard/forward (LA Lakers, Boston Celtics)
  • Jul 24 Steve Jennings, field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.

Person of interestJennifer Lopez

Jul 24 Jennifer "J.Lo" Lopez, American actress and pop singer (Selena), born in The Bronx, New York

Singer and Actress Jennifer Lopez
Singer and Actress
Jennifer Lopez
  • Jul 25 Andrea Wieland, American field hockey goaltender (Olympics 1996), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jul 25 Jon Barry, American NBA guard (LA Lakers, Golden State Warriors), born in Oakland, California
  • Jul 25 Trevor Peres, American metal guitarist (Obituary - "The End Complete"), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Jul 26 Greg Colbrunn, American MLB infielder (Florida Marlins), born in Fontana, California
  • Jul 26 Jonty Rhodes, South African cricket batsman (brilliant fielder), born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • Jul 26 Marc Boutte, American NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Jul 27 Jason Woolley, Canadian NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 27 Linda Burgess, American basketball forward (L.A. Sparks), born in Madison, Alabama

Person of interestTriple H

Jul 27 Triple H [Paul Michael Levesque], American pro wrestler (14 x world champion; D-Generation X stable), born in Nashua, New Hampshire

Professional Wrestler Triple H
Professional Wrestler
Triple H
  • Jul 28 Garth Snow, American hockey goalie (Olympics 1994, Flyers), born in Wrentham Massachusetts
  • Jul 28 Jaimie Dawson, Canadian badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Jul 28 Jarrod Hanks, American gymnast (Olympic-92, 96), born in Lafayette Louisiana
  • Jul 28 Wendi Simmons, American heptathlete, born in Santa Rosa, California
  • Jul 28 Alexis Arquette, American transgender performer (Last Exit to Brooklyn), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • Jul 28 Dana White, American Ultimate Fighting Championship President, born in Manchester, Connecticut
  • Jul 29 Alison Dunlap, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jul 30 Errol Stewart, South African cricket wicket-keeper (limited-over 1993)
  • Jul 30 Robert Porcher, NFL defensive end (Detroit Lions)
  • Jul 30 Simon Baker, Australian actor, born in Launceston, Australia
  • Jul 31 Loren Dean, actor (Billy Bathgate, Say Anything), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jul 31 Richard Griffith, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Jul 31 Rudolf Martin, German actor (Anton-All My Children), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Jul 31 David Cash [David Tyler Cash], American professional wrestler, born in Waynesboro, Virginia
  • Jul 31 Kenneth D. Schisler, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland

About July 1969

How Old? 52 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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