On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1970

  • Jul 2 Derrick Adkins, American athlete (Olympic gold 400m hurdles 1996; World C'ship gold 1995), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 2 Colin Edwin, Australian musician (Porcupine Tree)
  • Jul 2 Scotty 2 Hotty, American wrestler
  • Jul 2 Monie Love, English rapper
  • Jul 2 Steve Morrow, Irish footballer
  • Jul 3 Teemu Selanne, Finnish NHL right wing (1992-93 NHL rookie points record, 132), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Jul 3 Victor Bailey, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
  • Jul 3 Shawnee Smith, American actress
  • Jul 3 Serhiy Honchar, Ukrainian cyclist

Person of interestAudra McDonald

Jul 3 Audra McDonald, American actress (Private Practice) and singer (6x Tony award winner), born in West Berlin

Actress and Singer Audra McDonald
Actress and Singer
Audra McDonald
  • Jul 4 Andrei Cherkasov, Russian tennis player, born in Ufa, Russia
  • Jul 4 Louise Van Voorhis, American 470 sailor (Olympic 4th 1992, 96), born in Rochester, New York
  • Jul 4 Tony Vidmar, Australian former footballer, born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Jul 5 Doug Bochtler, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Jul 5 Mac Dre [Andre Louis Hicks], American rapper and hip hop pioneer, born in Oakland, California (d. 2004)
  • Jul 6 Antonio Harvey, American NBA center/forward (LA Clippers), born in Pascagoula, Mississippi

  • Jul 6 Inspectah Deck [Jason Hunter], American rapper and producer (Wu-Tang Clan, Czarface), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 6 Frank Salvato II, Italian-American sound Engineer and composer, born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Jul 6 Martin Smith, English singer (Delirious?), born in London, England
  • Jul 7 Michael McCrary, American NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Vienna, Virginia
  • Jul 7 Min Patel, Indian-born English cricketer (in Mumbai England left-arm spinner v India 1996), born in Mumbai, India
  • Jul 7 Wayne McCullough, Irish boxer, born in Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Jul 7 Erik Zabel, German cyclist, born in East Berlin
  • Jul 7 Robia LaMorte, American actress and dancer, born in Queens, New York
  • Jul 8 Lisa Powell, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jul 8 Marlies Askamp, WNBA forward (Phoenix Mercury)

Person of interestTodd Martin

Jul 8 Todd Martin, American tennis star (1988 USTA Boys' 18), born in Hinsdale, Illinois

Tennis Player Todd Martin
Tennis Player
Todd Martin
  • Jul 8 Beck [Bek David Campbell], American singer (Morning Phase), born in Los Angeles
  • Jul 9 Steve Dubinsky, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jul 9 Trent Green, NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins)
  • Jul 9 Masami Tsuda, Japanese manga author
  • Jul 10 Helen Sjöholm, Swedish singer and actress
  • Jul 10 Gary LeVox, American singer (Rascal Flatts)
  • Jul 10 John Simm, British actor
  • Jul 10 Jason Orange, English singer and musician (Take That), born in Lancashire, England
  • Jul 11 Billy Ashley, Taylor MI, outfielder (LA Dodgers)

  • Jul 11 Pubudu Dissanayake, Sri Lanka cricket wicket-keeper (1993)
  • Jul 11 Justin Chambers, American actor
  • Jul 12 Chad Brown, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jul 12 Jaason Simmons, actor (Baywatch)
  • Jul 12 Jerry Ostroski, NFL guard (Buffalo Bills)
  • Jul 12 Marsha Guialdo, San Juan Trinidad, 100m hurdler
  • Jul 12 Brian Lee Byung-Hun, South Korean actor
  • Jul 12 Juba Kalamka, American artist/activist
  • Jul 13 Steven J Brown, American rock guitarist (Trixter-Give It To Me Good), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Jul 14 Mark Brandenburg, American baseball pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jul 14 Mark Strickland, American NBA forward (Miami Heat), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jul 14 Missy Gold, American actress (Katie-Benson), born in Great Falls, Montana
  • Jul 14 Todd Rucci, American NFL guard (NE Patriots), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 14 Thomas Lauderdale, American musician (Pink Martini), born in Oakland, California
  • Jul 15 Julian Paynter, Australian 5k runner (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 15 Chi Cheng, American musician (Deftones), (d. 2013)
  • Jul 16 Phil Graham, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Jul 16 William Van Landingham, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Columbia, Tennessee
  • Jul 16 Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director, born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Jul 17 Mandy Smith, English singer (I Just Can't Wait), born in Tottenham, England
  • Jul 18 Bronwyn Roye, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Jul 18 John Kalin, CFL safety (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jul 18 Margaret Langford, canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jul 18 Patrick Dancy, TV rocker (Guys Next Door -"I've Been Waiting for You"), born on Long Island, New York
  • Jul 19 Kengy Gardiner, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-5th-1994), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Jul 19 Rhona Susan Robertson, badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jul 19 Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish politician, First Minister of Scotland (2014-), born in Irvine, Scotland
  • Jul 20 Shannon Baker, CFL receiver (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Jul 21 Bryce Florie, American pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Jul 21 Steven "Scrappy" Segaloff, rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Jul 21 Shawn Stasiak, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 21 Michael Fitzpatrick, French-American musician (Fitz and The Tantrums), born in Montluçon, France
  • Jul 22 Dan Jones, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • Jul 22 Melvin Aldridge, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jul 22 Sergei Zubov, NHL defenseman (Team Russia, Pittsburgh), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jul 22 W R Tillman, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Jul 22 Craig Baird, New Zealander racing driver
  • Jul 23 Sam Watters, American R&B singer and songwriter (Color Me Badd - "Wanna Sex You Up"), born in Camp Springs, Maryland
  • Jul 23 Charisma Carpenter, American actress (Angel), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jul 23 Thea Dorn, German writer of crime fiction, born in Offenbach am Main, Hesse, Germany
  • Jul 24 Blaine Bishop, NFL safety (Houston Oilers)
  • Jul 24 Philip Sykes, field hockey defender (Olympics 1996), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Jul 24 Stephanie Adams, American Playboy playmate (Nov, 1992) who killed herself and her child, born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 2018)
  • Jul 25 Lord Nicholas Windsor, youngest son of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, born in King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London
  • Jul 26 Kenny Wilhite, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jul 26 Phil Alley, Australian cricketer (NSW left-arm pace bowler), born in Orange, New South Wales
  • Jul 27 Tom Europe, Canadian football defensive back (Montreal Alouettes), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 27 Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Danish actor (Game of Thrones), born in Rudkøbing, Denmark
  • Jul 28 Paul Strang, Zimbabwe cricketer (Zimbabwe's 1st Test match leg-spinner), born in Bulawayo, Rhodesia
  • Jul 28 Michael Amott, Swedish guitarist (Arch Enemy)
  • Jul 29 John Rennie, cricketer (Zimbabwe pace bowler 1993)
  • Jul 29 Steve Wojciechowski, Blue Island IL, pitcher (Oakland A's)
  • Jul 30 Ed Hawthorne, American NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 30 Joe Montford, American CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Beaufort, North Carolina
  • Jul 30 Tom McManus, American NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Person of interestChristopher Nolan

Jul 30 Christopher Nolan, English film director (Inception, Interstellar), born in London, England

  • Jul 31 David Sacco, NHL left wing (Olympics 1994, Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Malden, Massachusetts
  • Jul 31 Knut Holmann, Norwegian rower (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Jul 31 Ahmad Akbarpour, Iranian writer (The Train of That Night), born in Chah Varz, Lamerd, Iran

About July 1970

How Old? 50 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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