Famous Birthdays on 16th July

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1194 - Saint Clare of Assisi, Italian follower of Francis of Assisi (d. 1253)
1571 - Theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, baptized
1611 - Archduchess Cecilia Renata of Austria, Queen of Poland (d. 1644)
1704 - John Kay, England, machinist, invented flying shuttle
1714 - Marc René, marquis de Montalembert, French military engineer (d. 1800)
1715 - Charles, Prince de Rohan-Soubise, marshal of France
1722 - Joseph Wilton, sculptor
1723 - Joshua Reynolds, England, portrait painter (Simplicity)
1725 - Georg Simon Lohlein, composer
1728 - Henri Moreau, composer
1746 - Giuseppe Piazzi, Italian monk/discoverer (1st asteroid-Ceres)
1796 - Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, painter
1821 - Mary Baker Eddy, Bow New Hampshire, founded Christian Science (Science & Health), (d. 1910)
Christian Science Founder Mary Baker EddyChristian Science Founder Mary Baker Eddy (1821) 1822 - Luigi Arditi, violinist/composer
1823 - James Isham Gilbert, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1829 - Robert Brown Potter, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1887
1834 - Carlo Angeloni, composer
1834 - Peter Leyten, bishop of Breda (1885-1914)
1839 - Philipus J Hoedemaker, Dutch theologist
1848 - Henri[cus A] Viotta, Dutch conductor/composer (Lexicon of Music)
1855 - Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer
1858 - Eugene Ysaye, composer
1860 - Jens Otto Harry Jespersen, linguist/philologist
1862 - Ida Bell Wells-Barnett [Iola], US civil rights activist (d.1931)
1865 - George A Birmingham, [Rev James Owen Hannay], novelist
1870 - Lambert McKenna, Irish scholar (d. 1956)
1872 - Roald Amundsen, Norway, explorer, discovered South Pole
1877 - Béla Schick, Hungarian/US children artist (Serum Krankheit)
1882 - Edward Earle, Toronto Ont, actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight)
1882 - Felix Locher, Switzerland, actor (Frankenstein's Daughter)
1884 - Anna Vyrubova, Russian memoirist (d. 1964)
1887 - "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, African American sox player (Say it aint so, Joe)
1888 - Frits Zernike, invented phase-contrast microscope (Nobel 1953)
1888 - Percy Kilbride, SF CA, actor (Egg & I, Ma & Pa Kettle)
1889 - Larry Semon, American comedian (d. 1928)
1896 - Mauritius R J Dekker [Boris Robazki], Dutch writer (Merkteken)
1896 - Trygve Halvdan Lie, Norway, 1st UN secretary general (1946-52)
1896 - Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, German eugenicist and Nazi physician (d. 1969)
1899 - Eunice Hunton Carter, 1st African American female district attorney (NY)
1901 - Fritz Mahler, composer
1902 - Alexander Luria, Russian psychologist (d. 1977)
1903 - Mary Philbin, Chicago IL, actress (Phantom of the Opera)
1903 - Carmen Lombardo, Canadian musician (d. 1971)
1904 - Goffredo Petrassi, Zagarolo Italy, composer (Beatitudines)
1904 - Leo Joseph Suenens, Cardinal (Belgium)
1906 - Vincent Sherman, American film director (d. 2006)
1907 - Barbara Stanwyck, Bkln, actress (Dynasty II, Big Valley, Thorn Birds)
Businessman Orville RedenbacherBusinessman Orville Redenbacher (1907) 1907 - Orville Redenbacher, Brazil Indiana, American popcorn King (Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet)
1907 - Frances Horwich, American educator and television personality (d. 2001)
1908 - Aruna Asaf Ali, politician
1908 - Maurice Adams, surgeon/British rear admiral
1909 - Geoffrey Bryan Bentley, moral theologian
1909 - John Edward "Teddy" Buckner, trumpeter
1910 - Stan McCabe, cricketer (exciting NSW & Australian batsman of 30's)
1911 - Ginger Rogers, [Virginia McMath], Independ Mo, dancer (Gay Divorcee)
1911 - Sonny Tufts, [Bowen Charleston Tufts II], Bost, actor (Variety Girl)
Actress and Dancer Ginger RogersActress and Dancer Ginger Rogers (1911) 1912 - Ray Barr, NYC, pianist (Vincent Lopez Show)
1912 - Milt Bocek, American baseball player (d. 2007)
1913 - Hugh Ford, FRS mechanic engineer
1913 - Peter Van Eyck, Steinwehr Germany, actor (Brain, Wages of Fear)
1915 - Barnard Hughes, Bedford Hills NY, (Tron, Where's Poppa, Best Friends)
1915 - Baroness Llewelyn-Davies of Hastoe, deputy speaker (House of Lords)
1915 - Edward Miller, Master (Fitzwilliam College Cambridge)
1916 - Harold Locke, archdeacon of Loughborough
1917 - William Bishop, Oak Park Ill, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life)
1918 - Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor (d. 1989)
1919 - Charles Graham, lord-lt of Cumbria UK
1919 - Choi Kyuha, President of South Korea (d. 2006)
1919 - Hermine Braunsteiner, Nazi war criminal (d. 1999)
1920 - Anwar Hussain, cricketer (four Tests for Pakistan v India 1952-53)
1921 - Bernard Rogers, supreme Allied commander Europe
1921 - Trevor Williams, scientific consultant
1923 - Reginald Prentice, British government minister
1923 - Chris Argyris, American educator
1924 - Bess Myerson, Bronx NY, 1st Jewish Miss America (1945)
1925 - Phillip Pine, Hartford Ct, actor (Set-Up, Under the Ground)
1925 - Cal Tjader, American musician (d. 1982)
1926 - Brian Howard, deputy chairman (Marks & Spencer)
1926 - Philip Randle, biochemist
1926 - Irwin Rose, American biologist, Nobel laureate
1927 - John Freeland, Legal advisor UK foreign office
1927 - John Warr, England, cricket bowler (avg 281)/president (MCC)
1927 - Shirley Hughes, author/illustrator
1928 - Bella Davidovich, Baku Russia, pianist (Chopin, Beethoven, Ravel)
1928 - James Kilfedder, MP (Ulster Popular Unionist)
1928 - Ray Thornton, (Rep-D-Arkansas)
1928 - Robert Sheckley, US, sci-fi author (10th Victim, Mindswap)
1928 - Anita Brookner, English novelist
1928 - Ticho Parly, Danish tenor (d. 1993)
1929 - Michael Morland, High court judge
1930 - John Everett Watts, composer
1930 - Michael Bilirakis, (Rep-R-Florida, 1983- )
1931 - Caroline Blackwood, writer
1932 - John Chilton, jazz trumpeter
1932 - Milly Vitale, Rome, actress (7 Little Foys, War & Peace, Juggler)
1932 - Oleg Protopopov, Russia, olympic pairs skater (Gold 1964, 68)
1932 - [Dick] Richard L Thornburgh, Penn, US Attorney General (1988-93)
1932 - Max McGee, American football player (d. 2007)
1933 - Sollie McElroy, R&B singer (Flamingos-Golden Teardrops)
1934 - Donald Payne, Newark, New Jersey, New Jersey Congressman (1989-2012), (d. 2012)
1935 - Tom Rosenthal, publisher/British broadcaster
1936 - Buddy Merrill, Torrey Utah, guitarist (Lawrence Welk Show)
1936 - V Subramanya, cricketer (Indian batsman in nine Tests mid-60's)
1937 - Richard Bryan, (Sen-D Nevada)
1938 - Anita Brookner, art historian/novelist
1938 - Thorkell Sigurbjornsson, composer
1938 - Tony Jackson, English bass player (The Searchers) (d. 2003)
1939 - Corin Redgrave, London, actor (Excalibur, Man For All Seasons)
1939 - Marion Pitt, social worker/writer
1939 - Mary Parkinson, British broadcaster
1939 - William Bell, [Yarborough], US singer (Tryin' to Love Two)
1939 - Mariele Ventre, Italian choir director (d. 1995)
1940 - Tony Jackson, Liverpool, rock bassist/vocalist (Searchers)
1941 - George Young, MP/British minister of housing & planning
1941 - Hans Wiegel, Dutch commissioner of the queen (Frisia)
1941 - Jan G H Krajenbrink, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
1941 - Mišo Kovač, Croatian musician
1942 - Desmond Dekker, [Dacris], Jamaica, reggae pioneer (Aces-Israelites)
1942 - Frank Field, MP (Labour)
Tennis Legend Margaret Smith CourtTennis Legend Margaret Smith Court (1942) 1942 - Margaret Smith Court, Perth Australia, tennis pro (1970 Grand Slam, 24 Grand Slam wins)
1943 - Jimmy Johnson, Port Arthur Texas, NFL coach (Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins)
1943 - Stanley Gebler Davies, journalist/drinker
1943 - Reinaldo Arenas, Cuban poet (d. 1990)
1945 - Barry Dudleston, cricket umpire
1945 - Diana Warwick, leader (Association of University Teachers)
1945 - Jos Stelling, director (Pointsman)
1945 - Kellie Everts, Kalv Germany, Miss nude Universe (1968)
1946 - Barbara Lee, American politician
1946 - Richard LeParmentier, American actor, (d. 2013)
1946 - Ron Yary, American football player
NFL Head Coach Jimmy JohnsonNFL Head Coach Jimmy Johnson (1943) 1947 - Roelof P Meyer, S Afr under minister of Law & Order etc
1947 - Tom Boggs, rock drummer (Box Tops)
1947 - Alexis Herman, 23rd U.S. Secretary of Labor
1947 - Assata Shakur, American activist
1948 - Pinchas Zukerman, Tel Aviv Israel, violinist/violist (Leventritt 1967)
1948 - Rubén Blades, Panamanian singer and actor
1949 - Alan "Fitz" Fitzgerald, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Night Ranger)
1949 - Cyndy Garvey, Detroit, wife of Steve Garvey, talk show host (AM LA)
1949 - Ray Major, rock guitarist (British Lions)
1950 - Camille Saviola, Bronx NY, actress (Nightlife)
1950 - Valery Yevgenyevich Maksimenko, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
1950 - Tom Terrell, musicologist, deejay
1950 - Pierre Paradis, Quebec politician
1950 - Dennis Priestley, English darts player
1951 - Esther M Friesner[-Stutzman], US, sci-fi author (Witchwood Cradle)
1951 - Lorraine Chase, actress/model (Lame Ducks, Love & Bullets)
1951 - Jean-Luc Mongrain, French-Canadian journalist
1952 - Phillip Carrick, cricketer
1952 - Stewart Copeland, Alexandria Egypt, drummer (Police-Roxanne)
1952 - Robert David Steele, American spy
1953 - Philece Sampler, San Angelo, Tx, actress (Donna Love-Another World)
1953 - Douglas J. Feith, American Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
1954 - Jeanette Mott Oxford, American politician
1956 - Tony Kushner, American playwright
1957 - Alan Donnelly, MP (Labour)
1957 - Wlodi Smolarek, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
1957 - Alexandra Marinina, Russian writer
Irish Dancer Michael FlatleyIrish Dancer Michael Flatley (1958) 1958 - Michael Flatley, Chicago Ill, Irish choreographer (Lord of Dance)
1958 - Pierre Roland Renoir, Canadian artist
1958 - Mike D. Rogers, American politician
1959 - Gary Anderson, NFL kickerk (Philadelphia Eagles)
1959 - Doug Herzog, American television executive
1960 - Eus van Someren, pop guitarist (Scene, Blaauw)
1960 - Gisela Beyer, German DR, discus thrower (Olympics-4th place-1980)
1960 - Terry Pendleton, Los Angeles California, infielder (Florida Marlins)
1960 - Leila Kenzle, Long Island, New York, American actress (Mad About You, Identity)
1963 - Mikael Pernfors, Malmo Sweden, tennis star (1986 French Open finalist)
Tennis Player Mikael PernforsTennis Player Mikael Pernfors (1963) 1963 - Phoebe Cates, Manhattan NY, actress (Fast Times at Ridgemount High)
1963 - Srečko Katanec, Slovenian footballer and coach
1964 - Miguel Indurain, Spanish bicyclist (Tour de France winner 1991-95)
1965 - Charles Smith, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs)
1965 - Claude Lemieux, Buckingham Que, NHL forward (Team Canada, Colorado)
1966 - Bonnie Bright, Redondo Beach CA, WPVA volleyballer (Hermosa-17th-)
1966 - Chip Lohmiller, NFL kicker (NO Saints)
1966 - Jyrki Lumme, Tampere Fin, NHL defenseman (Canucks, Finland Oly-B-98)
1966 - Warren Sallenback, South Surrey BC, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1966 - Johnny Vaughan, English writer and broadcaster
1967 - Roger Duffy, NFL guard/center (NY Jets)
1967 - Will Ferrell, American comedian
1967 - Christopher Rocancourt, French con artist
1968 - Ariel Solomon, NFL center/guard (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1968 - Barry Sanders, NFL running back (Detroit Lions, 1988 Heisman Trophy)
1968 - Eric Jonassen, WLAF tackle (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1968 - Larry Sanger, American co-founder of Wikipedia
1969 - Rain Pryor, actress (Head of the Class)/daughter of Richard
1969 - Kathryn Harby-Williams, Australian netballer
1969 - Daryl Mitchell, American actor
1970 - Fabio Casartelli, cyclist
1970 - Phil Graham, Halifax Nova Scotia, rower (Olympics-96)
1970 - William Van Landingham, Columbia TN, pitcher (SF Giants)
1970 - Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director
1971 - Chris Thomas, NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers)
1971 - Corey Feldman, Encino California, actor (License to Drive, Stand by Me)
1971 - Ed Kowalczyk, American singer (Live)
1972 - Aaron Glenn, NFL cornerback/kick returner (NY Jets)
1972 - Mindy Carson, NYC, vocalist (Club Embassy, Ford Star Revue)
1973 - Karla Beteta, Miss Universe-Guatemala (1996)
1973 - Shaun Pollock, cricketer (son of Peter South African Test quick 1995-)
1973 - Stefano Garzelli, Italian cyclist
1973 - Tim Ryan, American politician

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