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Famous People Born in July 1976

  • Jul 1 Patrick Kluivert, Dutch soccer striker (Netherlands 79 caps)), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jul 1 Hannu Tihinen, Finnish soccer defender (Finland 76 caps), born in Keminmaa, Finland
  • Jul 1 Ruud van Nistelrooy, Dutch soccer striker (Netherlands 70 caps, Man U), born in Oss, Netherlands
  • Jul 1 Szymon Ziółkowski, Polish hammer thrower (Olympic gold 2000), born in Poznań, Poland
  • Jul 1 Aleah [Julia Stanbridge], South African metal musician (Trees of Eternity), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 2016)
  • Jul 2 Krisztián Lisztes, Hungarian footballer
  • Jul 2 Tomáš Vokoun, Czech hockey player
  • Jul 3 Andrea Barber, American actress (Kimmy Gibbler-Full House), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 3 Henry Olonga, Zimbabwean cricketer (1st black Zimbabwe Test cricketer v Pak 1995), born in Lusaka, Zambia
  • Jul 3 Shane Lynch, Irish singer (Boyzone), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jul 3 Wanderlei Silva, Brazilian mixed martial artist
  • Jul 3 Bobby Skinstad, Zimbabwean born South African rugby player, youngest ever Springbok rugby captain, born in Bulawayo, Rhodesia
  • Jul 4 Daijiro Kato, Japanese motorcycle racer, born in Saitama, Japan (d. 2003)
  • Jul 5 Nuno Gomes, Portuguese footballer, born in Amarante, Portugal
  • Jul 5 Marina Dias, Brazilian model, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Jul 5 Bizarre, American rapper (D12), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • Jul 6 Nikki Mott, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 7 Dominic Foley, Irish footballer, born in Cork, Ireland
  • Jul 8 Michael Renfurm, Surinam/Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
  • Jul 8 Staci Wilson, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • Jul 8 Talal El Karkouri, Moroccan footballer
  • Jul 8 David Kennedy, American guitarist (Angels & Airwaves)
  • Jul 9 Fred Savage, American actor (Kevin-Wonder Years, Vice Versa), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 9 Dan Estrin, American rock guitarist (Hoobastank - "The Reason"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 10 Ludovic Giuly, French footballer
  • Jul 10 Elijah Blue Allman, American musician (Deadsy)
  • Jul 10 Adrian Grenier, American actor
  • Jul 10 Brendon Lade, Australian rules footballer
  • Jul 10 Edmílson Gomes, Brazilian footballer
  • Jul 11 Eduardo Nájera, Mexican-born basketball player
  • Jul 12 Tracie Spencer, American pop and R&B singer ("This House"), born in Waterloo, Iowa
  • Jul 12 Anna Friel, British actress (Pushing Daisies), born in Rochdale, Greater Manchester
  • Jul 13 Al Santos, American model and actor
  • Jul 13 Sheldon Souray, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jul 13 Huw Watkins, British pianist and contemporary classical music composer, born in South Wales
  • Jul 14 Geraint Jones, English Papua New Guinean cricketer (played for England and Papua New Guinea), born in Kundiawa, Papua New Guinea

  • Jul 14 Kirsten Sheridan, Irish film screenwriter, and director (In America; August Rush), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jul 15 Jim Jones, African Puerto Rican American rapper
  • Jul 15 Diane Kruger, German actress and former fashion model
  • Jul 16 Anna Smashnova, Russian tennis star (1993 Futures-Erlangen GER), born in Minsk, Russia
  • Jul 16 Tomasz Kuchar, Polish rally driver, born in Wrocław, Poland
  • Jul 16 Bobby Lashley, American professional wrestler, born in Junction City, Kansas
  • Jul 16 Carlos Humberto Paredes, Paraguyan footballer and coach, born in Asunción, Paraguay
  • Jul 17 Gino D'Acampo, Italian celebrity chef, born in Torre del Greco, Italy
  • Jul 17 Dagmara Dominczyk, Polish actress, born in Kielce, Poland
  • Jul 17 Eric Winter, American actor, born in La Mirada, California
  • Jul 17 Matthew Holmes, Australian actor, born in Albury, Australia

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Jul 17 Luke Bryan, American country singer ("I'll Stay Me"), and television personality (American Idol), born in Leesburg, Georgia

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  • Jul 18 Elsa Pataky, Spanish actress
  • Jul 19 R J Williams, actor (General Hospital, Full House)
  • Jul 19 Gonzalo de los Santos, Uruguayan footballer
  • Jul 19 Vinessa Shaw, American actress
  • Jul 19 Benedict Cumberbatch, English actor (12 Years a Slave, Sherlock), born in London, England
  • Jul 20 Erica Hill, American news anchor
  • Jul 20 Debashish Mohanty, Indian cricketer
  • Jul 20 Andrew Stockdale, Australian rock musician (Wolfmother), born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  • Jul 20 Alex Yoong, Malaysian racing driver
  • Jul 21 Cori Bush, American politician, nurse and activist, first African American woman representative from Missouri, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 23 Judit Polgár, Hungarian chess player (only female chess player to make world's top 10), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jul 23 Jonathan Gallant, Canadian musician (Billy Talent), born in Streetsville, Ontario
  • Jul 24 Anita Nall, American breaststroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1992)
  • Jul 24 Chris[tian] Patrick Raymond Ahrens, Whitefish Bay Wis, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 24 Scott Logan, Brisbane QLD Australia, swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 24 Tiago Monteiro, Portuguese Formula One driver
  • Jul 24 Nate Bump, American baseball player
  • Jul 24 Rashida Tlaib, American politician (Rep-D-Michigan 2018-), one of the first Muslim women elected to US House, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 25 Jovica Tasevski-Eternijan, Macedonian poet, born in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • Jul 25 Javier Vázquez, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Jul 27 Mwadi Mabika, WNBA guard and forward (LA Sparks), born in Kinshasa, Zaire
  • Jul 27 Scott Mason, Australian cricketer, born in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia (d. 2005)
  • Jul 27 Demis Hassabis, British Artificial Intelligence researcher, computer game designer, and neuroscientist, born in London, England
  • Jul 27 Fernando Ricksen, Dutch soccer midfielder (12 caps; Glasgow Rangers), born in Hoensbroek, Limburg (d. 2019)
  • Jul 28 Jacoby Shaddix, American singer (Papa Roach), born in Mariposa, California
  • Jul 28 Huma Abedin, American political staffer to Hillary Clinton, born in Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Jul 30 Julio Gonzalez, Mexican light heavyweight boxer (WBO Champion 2003-2004), born in Baja California, Mexico (d. 2012)
  • Jul 31 Joshua Cain, American guitarist (Motion City Soundtrack), born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Jul 31 Paulo Wanchope, Costa Rican footballer
  • Jul 31 Marty Booker, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowl 2002, Chicago Bears), born in Jonesboro, Louisiana

About July 1976

How Old? 44 or 45 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: Yes

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