Famous Birthdays on 5th July

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1321 - Joan of The Tower, Queen consort of Scotland (d. 1362)
1546 - Johann Steuerlein, composer
1586 - Thomas Hooker, Connecticut colonist (d. 1647)
1653 - Thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (d. 1726)
1654 - Antonio Maria Pacchioni, composer
1675 - Mary Walcott, American accuser at the Salem witch trials
1717 - Pedro III of Portugal, consort of Maria I of Portugal (d. 1786)
1718 - Francis Seymour-Conway, 1st Marquess of Hertford, Viceroy of Ireland (d. 1794)
1729 - Claudio M da Costa, Brazilian poet
1755 - Sarah Kemble Siddons, Brecon England, tragic actress (Fatal Marriage)
1764 - Janos Lavotta, composer
1775 - William Crotch, composer
1793 - Pavel I Pestel, Russian officer
1794 - Sylvester Graham, developed graham cracker
US Civil War Admiral David FarragutUS Civil War Admiral David Farragut (1801) 1801 - David Farragut, Campbell's Station, Tennessee, US Admiral ("Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!")
1805 - Robert Fitz Roy, British naval officer and scientist (d. 1865)
1810 - Phineas Taylor Barnum, Bethel Conn, circus promoter (Barnum & Bailey)
1820 - William John Macquorn Rankine, Scottish engineer and physicist (d. 1872)
1828 - Paul J C Gabriel, painter/water colors painter/etcher
1829 - Ignacio Mariscal, Writer and Mexican diplomat (d. 1910)
1841 - William C. Whitney, American financier (d. 1904)
1843 - Mandell Creighton, English bishop/historian
1847 - Agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer
1852 - Stefano Gobatti, composer
1853 - Cecil John Rhodes, South Africa, politician/diamond merchant
1857 - Clara Zetkin, German women's rights advocate/communist
1858 - Maria J "Marie" Bakker, Dutch actress
1860 - Robert Bacon, American politician (d. 1919)
1867 - Andrew Ellicott Douglass, Windsor, VT, USA, American inventor of dendrochronology (tree-ring dating)
1868 - William H Singer, US painter/collector (Singer Museum, Laren)
1872 - Edouard Herriot, French politician (d. 1957)
1874 - Gerhard von Keussler, composer
Nazi Physician Eugen FischerNazi Physician Eugen Fischer (1874) 1874 - Eugen Fischer, Bade Germany, Nazi physician (Kaiser Wilhelm Institute), (d. 1967)
1878 - Joseph Holbrooke, English pianist/conductor/composer
1879 - Wanda Landowska, Warsaw Poland, harpsichordist (Musique Ancienne)
1879 - Dwight Filley Davis, US Sect of War/donated tennis' Davis Cup
1879 - Volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor/composer (Tonhalle Orchestra)
1880 - Jan Kubelik, composer
1881 - Augustyn Hlond, Polish cardinal
1882 - Inayat Khan, Indian sufi (d. 1927).
1885 - Andre Lhote, French painter/art historian (Traité du paysage)
1886 - Felix Timmermans, Flemish writer/painter/cartoonist (Pallieter)
1886 - Willem Drees, PM of Netherland (PvdA, 1948-58)/Indonesia (AOW)
1889 - Jean Cocteau, France, writer/artist/director (Le Potamak, Orphée)
1890 - Frederick Lewis Allen, American social historian (d. 1954)
1891 - John Northrop, US, biochemist, crystallized enzymes (Nobel 1946)
1891 - Tin Ujević, Croatian poet (d. 1955)
1895 - Gordon Jacob, composer
1897 - Paul Ben-Haim, [Frankenburger], Munich Germany, Israeli composer
1898 - Yip Man, Ving Tsun Sifu and Master of Style (Gung-Gung) (d. 1972)
1899 - Anna Arnold Hedgeman, social activist (NYC cabinet)
1899 - Domingo Santa Cruz Wilson, composer
1899 - Marcel Achard, French screen/playwright (Jean de la Lune)
1900 - Bernardus J Cardinal Alfrink, cardinal of Utrecht Netherlands
1901 - Sergey Obraztsov, Soviet puppet master (d. 1992)
1902 - Frank Waters, writer
1902 - Henry Cabot Lodge, (Sen-R)/ambassador (VP candidate 1960)
1903 - Irwin Fischer, composer
1904 - Don Goddard, Binghamton NY, news anchor (ABC Evening News 1958-59)
1904 - Franz Adolf Syberg, composer
1904 - Harold Acton, English/Italian historian/art collector
1904 - Milburn Stone, Bruton Ks, actor (Doc-Gunsmoke)
1904 - Ernst Mayr, American biologist (d. 2005)
1905 - Isa Miranda, [Ines Sampietro], Italian model/actress (La ronde)
1905 - Jock Cameron, South African cricket keeper (captain)
1905 - Myles Horton, American educator and Civil Rights Movement teacher (d. 1990)
1909 - Andrei Gromyko, USSR, diplomat/USSR President (1985-89) [7/18 NS]
1910 - Robert K Meston, US sociologist (functionalism)
French President Georges PompidouFrench President Georges Pompidou (1911) 1911 - Georges Pompidou, Paris, President/Prime Minister of France (1962-74), (d. 1974)
1913 - Smiley Lewis, Louisiana, vocalist (I Hear You Knockin')
1914 - Jacob Soetendorp, Dutch rabbi
1915 - John Woodruff, American athlete (d. 2007)
1917 - Glenn Reeves, Massillon OH, actor (Defending Your Life)
1918 - George Rochberg, Paterson NJ, composer (Concord Quartet)
1920 - Issachar Miron, composer
1920 - Mary Louise Hancock, American politician and activist
1923 - John McKay, WV, football coach (USC, Tampa Bay, 5X Rose Bowl champ)
1924 - Beverly Tyler, Scranton Pa, actress (Fireball, Lorelei-Big Town)
1924 - Niels Jannasch, Canadian historian and museum curator (d. 2001)
1924 - János Starker, Hungarian cellist, (d. 2013)
1926 - Haya van Someren-Downer, 2nd Member of parliament (Dutch Lib Party)
1926 - Kenneth Gaburo, composer
1927 - W M Diggelmann, writer
1928 - Warren Oates, Depoy Ky, actor (East of Eden, Stoney Burke)
1928 - Pierre Mauroy, French politician (Prime Minister, 1981-4), (d. 2013)
1929 - Graham Anthony Richard Lock, cricketer
1929 - Katherine Helmond, Galveston Tx, actress (Soap, Mona-Who's the Boss)
1929 - Mary Maxwell Gates, philanthropist/mother of Bill Gates
1929 - Tony Lock, cricketer (highly successful England slow lefty bowler)
1930 - Tommy Cook, Duluth MN, actor (Missile to the Moon)
1930 - Yutaka Makino, composer
1931 - James "Jimmy the Gent" Burke, criminal
1932 - Edgar Louis Vanderstegen Millington Drake, painter
1932 - Billy Laughlin, American actor (d. 1948)
1932 - Gyula Horn, Hungarian prime minister (1994-8), (d. 2013)
1933 - Terence Cooper, Northern Ireland, actor (Casino Royale)
1935 - Edward McInnes, German scholar
1935 - John Gilmore, American true crime author
1936 - Shirley Knight, Goessei Kansas, actress (Endless Love, Secrets)
1936 - James Mirrlees, Scottish economist, Nobel Prize laureate
1937 - Brooke Hayward, Los Angeles California, author (Haywire)
1937 - Frouwke J Laning-Boersema, Dutch politician (CDA) 2nd Chamber
1937 - Nita M Lowey, (Rep-D-New York)
1938 - Stanley Joel Silverman, composer
1939 - Booker Edgerson, American football player
1940 - Karen Shepherd, (Rep-D-Utah)
1940 - Chuck Close, American painter and photographer
1941 - Barbara Frischmuth, writer
1942 - Ada J Bas-Jansen, Dutch MP (CDA)
1942 - Johannes Löhr, German footballer and trainer
1943 - Robbie Robertson, [Jamie], Toronto Canada, rock guitarist (Band)
1943 - Curt Blefary [Curtis Le Roy], Brooklyn, New York, American baseball player (1965 AL rookie of year, The Sporting News Rookie of the Year)
1945 - Dick Scoppettone, rocker
1945 - Jeffrey Kramer, NYC, actor (Ted Stein-Struck by Lightning)
1945 - Humberto Benítez Treviño, Mexican Politician and Attorney General of México.
1946 - Pierre-Marc Johnson, Québécois lawyer, physician and politician
1946 - Paul Smith, British fashion designer
1946 - Gerardus 't Hooft, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laurete
1948 - Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Wash DC, daughter of Richard Milhaus
1948 - William Hootkins, American actor (d. 2005)
1949 - Benny Stolovitz, fictional character on LA Law
1950 - Gary Matthews, baseball player (1973 NL rookie of year)
1950 - Huey Lewis, rocker
1950 - Michael Monarch, Los Angeles California, rock guitarist (Steppenwolf)
1951 - Geert Jan Hessing, Dutch rock drummer (Catapult)
1951 - Richard "Goose" Gossage, relief pitcher (Yankees, Padres, A's)
1951 - Keiko Fuji, Japanese enka singer
1952 - David Dreier, (Rep-R-California, 1981- )
1952 - Michael Don McNabb, composer
1952 - Terence Tom Henricks, Bryan Oh, USAF/astronaut (STS 44, 55, 70, 78)
1954 - John Wright, NZ cricketer (opening batsman 1978-92)
1954 - Leni Björklund, Swedish politician
1954 - Jimmy Crespo, American guitarist (Aerosmith)
1955 - Michael Gismondi, rock saxophonist (Michael Stanley Band)
1956 - James Lofton, NFL wide reciever (Bills, Packers, Raiders)
1956 - Patsy Pease, American actress
1957 - David Hanson, politician
1957 - David Pinkney , British Touring Car Racer
1957 - Doug Wilson, Canadian hockey player
1958 - Meredith Ann Pierce, US, sci-fi author (Darkangel)
1958 - Patsy Pease, Winston-Salem NC, actress (Kimberly-Days of Our Lives)
1958 - Tzipi Livni, Israeli politician
1958 - Paul Daniel, British opera and symphony conductor
1958 - Bill Watterson, American cartoonist
1959 - Marc Cohn, singer (Walking in Memphis)
1959 - Patricia Pease Jeffers, NC, actress (Kimberly-Days of our Life)
1959 - Tim Shaw, cricketer (South African ODI slow lefty 1991)
1959 - Veronica Guerin, journalist
1960 - James M. Kelly, American politician
1960 - Brad Loree, Canadian actor and stunt performer
1961 - Isabelle Poulenard, French soprano
1963 - Edie Falco, American actress
1963 - Russ Lorenson, American singer and actor
1964 - Mark H Lascells, grandson of English princess Mary
1964 - Salim Raza, UAE cricket all-rounder (1996 World Cup)
1965 - Lucy Han, Hartford, Conn, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-7th-1994)
1965 - Eyran Katsenelenbogen, Israeli jazz pianist
1965 - Kathryn Erbe, American actress
1966 - Susannah Doyle, British actress
1966 - Gianfranco Zola, Italian footballer
1967 - Tim Worrell, Pasadena California, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
1967 - Silvia Ziche, Italian comics artist
1968 - Molly Brock, Berkeley California, rower (Olympics-96)
1968 - Nate Singleton, NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers)
1968 - Shahid Anwar, cricketer (Pakistani all-rounder 1996 England tour)
1968 - Ken Akamatsu, Mangaka
1968 - Kenji Ito, Japanese composer
1968 - John Ruskin a.k.a. Nardwuar the Human Serviette, Canadian journalist
1968 - Alex Zülle, Swiss cyclist
1969 - Haylea Petrie, Australian softball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
1969 - John Leclair, St Albans VT, NHL forward (Team USA, Philadelphia)
1969 - John Oostendorp, Iowa City Iowa, 220 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Oly-96)
1969 - Joshua Crayton, Redondo Beach California, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
1969 - RZA, American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan)
1969 - Jenji Kohan, American television writer and producer
1970 - Doug Bochtler, West Palm Beach FL, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
1970 - Maureen Lee, Melbourne Australia, golfer
1970 - Mac Dre, American rapper (d. 2004)
1971 - Donna Faber, East Orange NJ, tennis star
1971 - Derek McInnes, Scottish footballer
1972 - Michael Bays, Enrico California, actor (Bronx Zoo, Days of Our Live)
1972 - Robert Esmie, Jamaica, Canadian 4X100m runner (Olympics-gold-96)
1972 - Tatsuhito Takaiwa, wrestler (NJPW)
1973 - Christy Rowe, St Paul Minn, soccer defender (Olympics-96)
1973 - Michael Sykora, Pardubice CZE, NHL defenseman (Sharks, Oly-gold-98)
1973 - Marcus Allbäck, Swedish footballer
1973 - Bengt Lagerberg, Swedish musician (The Cardigans)
1973 - Róisín Murphy, Irish musician
1973 - René Spies, German bobsledder
1974 - Márcio Amoroso, Brazilian footballer
1975 - Ai Sugiyama, Tokyo Japan, tennis star
1975 - Chris Gratton, Brantford, NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1975 - Christoph Brandner, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
1975 - Todd Macdonald, Charlestown, NHL goalie (Florida Panthers)
1975 - Hernán Crespo, Argentinian footballer
1975 - Gunnar H. Thomsen, Faroese musician (Týr)
1975 - Kip Gamblin, Australian dancer and actor
1976 - Nuno Gomes, Portuguese footballer
1976 - Marina Dias, Brazilian model
1976 - Bizarre, American rapper (D12)

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