On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1971

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 1 Bobby Hamilton, American football defensive end, born in Columbia, Mississippi
  • Jul 1 Melissa Peterman [Melissa Margaret], American actress (Reba, Fargo), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jul 1 Julianne Nicholson, American actress (Megan Wheeler-Law & Order: Criminal Intent), born in Medford, Massachusetts
  • Jul 1 Steven W. Bailey, American actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in San Diego, California

Person of interestMissy Elliott

Jul 1 Missy Elliott, American rapper (Supa Dupa Fly, Under Construction), born in Portsmouth, Virginia

  • Jul 2 Jared Palmer, American tennis star, born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 2 Troy Brown, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)
  • Jul 2 Evelyn Lau, Canadian author
  • Jul 3 Terry Irving, NFL outside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)

Person of interestJulian Assange

Jul 3 Julian Assange, Australian founder of Wikileaks, born in Townsville, Queensland

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange
Wikileaks Founder
Julian Assange
  • Jul 4 Steve Rucchin, Canadian NHL center (Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Thunder Bay, Canada
  • Jul 4 Koko, sign-language gorilla, born in San Francisco Zoo
  • Jul 4 Andy Creeggan, Canadian musician, born in Scarborough, Canada
  • Jul 4 Brendan Donnelly, American baseball player, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 5 Donna Faber, American tennis star, born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Jul 5 Derek McInnes, Scottish footballer and manager (Aberdeen), born in Paisley, Scotland

  • Jul 6 Adam Laurent, Santa Cruz California, pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 6 Kari Kupcinet, American actress (Julie Sanderson-Young & Restless), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 6 Owen Lance Bill Hughes, Palmerston North NZ, kayaker (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 6 Kenya D. Williamson, American actress and author (Depth of Focus: A Novel), born in Levittown, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 7 Alistair Potts, British rower, born in Chertsey, United Kingdom
  • Jul 8 Jeff Kopp, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
  • Jul 8 John Achterberg, soccer player (NAC)
  • Jul 8 Wendy Benson, American actress (Meredith-As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 9 Bobby Leslie, TV rocker (Guys Next Door-I Was Made For You)
  • Jul 9 Chadrick Brown, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Jul 9 Danalee Bragado, WPVA volleyballer (Best of Beach-9th-1995), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jul 9 Ger Senden, soccer player (Roda JC)
  • Jul 9 Scott Grimes, American actor (Together We Stand), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Jul 9 Marc Andreessen, American software developer
  • Jul 9 Dani Behr, Model & TV Presenter
  • Jul 10 Adam Foote, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche, Team Canada), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 10 Brent Alexander, NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Jul 10 Gregory Goodridge, Barbadian footballer
  • Jul 11 Brett Hauer, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers), born in Edina, Minnesota
  • Jul 11 Leisha Hailey, American actress and musician (Uh Huh Her)
  • Jul 12 Robert Allenby, Australian golfer (4 PGA Tour titles), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Jul 12 Kristi Yamaguchi, American figure skater (Olympic gold 1992; World Championships gold 1991-92), born in Hayward, California
  • Jul 14 Mark LoMonaco, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 14 Joey Styles, American wrestling commentator
  • Jul 14 Marie-Chantal Toupin, French Canadian singer

  • Jul 15 Dean Panaro, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Jul 15 Eric Lacroix, NHL left wing (LA Kings), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jul 15 Ernest Dye, NFL tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Jul 15 James Baldwin Jr, American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Southern Pines, North Carolina
  • Jul 15 Danijela, Croatian singer
  • Jul 16 Chris Thomas, American NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers), born in Burbank, California
  • Jul 16 Corey Feldman, American actor (License to Drive, Stand by Me), born in Reseda, California
  • Jul 16 Ed Kowalczyk, American singer (Live), born in York, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 17 Calbert Cheaney, American NBA player (Washington Bullets/Wizards), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • Jul 17 Cory Doctorow, Canadian author and activist, born in Toronto, Canada
  • Jul 17 Nico Mattan, Belgian cyclist, born in Izegem, Belgium
  • Jul 18 Sarah McLeod, New Zealand actress
  • Jul 19 Rick Walters, CFL slot back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Jul 19 Urs Bühler, Swiss tenor (Il Divo), born in Willisau, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Jul 19 Russell Allen, American rock vocalist (Symphony X; Trans-Siberian Orchestra), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jul 19 Vitali Klitschko, Ukrainian boxer (3-time world heavyweight champion), born in Belovodskoye, Kyrgyzstan
  • Jul 20 Bernard Whittington, American NFL defensive end (Indianapolis Colts), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 20 Charles Johnson, Fort Pierce Fla, catcher (US Olympics 1992, Marlins)
  • Jul 20 Ed Giddins, cricketer (promising Sussex pace bowler, England A 1995)
  • Jul 20 Ron Stone, NFLer (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jul 20 William Deering Jr, South Bend Indiana, pole vaulter
  • Jul 20 Sandra Oh, Korean Canadian actress (Grey's Anatomy), born in Nepean,Ontario
  • Jul 20 DJ Screw, American hiphop DJ (d. 2000)
  • Jul 21 Nuno Markl, Portuguese comedian and radio host
  • Jul 22 Charlotte Gainsbourg, French British actress (La Bûche, Antichrist), born in London, England
  • Jul 22 Kristine Marie Lilly, American soccer midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 22 William Bell, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)

Person of interestAlison Krauss

Jul 23 Alison Krauss, American bluegrass musician (Raising Sand), born in Decatur, Illinois

Country Singer and Musician Alison Krauss
Country Singer and Musician
Alison Krauss
  • Jul 23 Dalvin DeGrate, American singer, born in Hampton, Virginia
  • Jul 23 Christopher Lee [Lee Meng Soon], Malaysian actor, singer and model (Show Hand), born in Malacca, Malaysia
  • Jul 23 Albert Griffiths ("Young Griffo"), Australian boxer (World Featherweight champion), born in Sydney, NSW (d. 1927)
  • Jul 24 Dino Baggio, Italian footballer
  • Jul 24 John Partridge, English singer
  • Jul 24 Patty Jenkins, American film director (Monster, Wonder Woman), born in Victorville, California
  • Jul 25 Billy Wagner, American MLB pitcher (Houston Astros), born in Tannersville, Virginia
  • Jul 25 Tracy Murray, American NBA forward (Toronto Raptors, Wash Wizards), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 25 Roger Creager, American country music singer and songwriter, born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Jul 26 Neus Ávila, Spanish tennis star (Futures-Valencia-ESP 1995), born in Spain
  • Jul 26 Reggie Carthon, American CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 26 Khaled Mahmud, Bangladeshi cricketer, born in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Jul 27 Brennon James Dowric, Australian gymnast (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • Jul 28 Stephen Lynch, American musician

Person of interestAbu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Jul 28 Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Leader of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), born in Samarra, Iraq

Leader of Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Leader of Islamic State
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
  • Jul 29 Bryan Dattilo, Kankakee IL, actor (California Dreaming, Days of Our Lives)
  • Jul 29 Jayne Fenner, Four Marks England, US sailing (Olympic-92)
  • Jul 29 Johnny Ruffin, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Butler, Alabama
  • Jul 29 Monica Calhoun, American actress
  • Jul 29 Lisa Ekdahl, Swedish singer songwriter
  • Jul 30 Ron Blazier, American MLB pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Altoona, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 30 Sagi Kalev, Israeli bodybuilder, born in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
  • Jul 30 Tom Green, Canadian comedian and actor, born in Pembroke, Canada
  • Jul 30 Christine Taylor, American actress, born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 31 Gus Frerotte, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 1996, Washington Redskins), born in Kittanning, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 31 John Lowery, American guitarist (The Devil Knows My Name), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan

About July 1971

How Old? 48 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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