Birthdays of Personalities on July 5

1321 :Joan of The Tower, Queen consort of Scotland (d. 1362)
1586 :Thomas Hooker, Connecticut colonist (d. 1647)
1653 :Thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (d. 1726)
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)
1794 :Sylvester Graham, American nutritionist (d. 1851)
1801 :David Farragut, American naval commander (d. 1870)
1805 :Robert Fitz Roy, British seaworthy and meteorologic (d. 1865)
1810 :P.T. Barnum, American circus owner (d. 1891)
1820 :William John Macquorn Rankine, Scottish engineer and physicist (d. 1872)
1829 :Ignacio Mariscal, Writer and Mexican diplomat (d. 1910)
1841 :William C. Whitney, American financier (d. 1904)
1853 :Cecil Rhodes, South African politician, founder of Rhodesia (d. 1902)
1860 :Robert Bacon, American politician (d. 1919)
1872 :Edouard Herriot, French politician (d. 1957)
1874 :Eugen Fischer, Nazi physician (d. 1967)
1879 :Dwight F. Davis, American tennis player and politician (d. 1945)
1879 :Joe Russell, English philosopher
1879 :Wanda Landowska, Polish harpsichordist (d. 1959)
1880 :Jan Kubelík, Czech violinist (d. 1940)
1882 :Inayat Khan, Indian sufi (d. 1927).
1885 :André Lhote, French painter (d. 1962)
1885 :Blas Infante, Spanish politician (d. 1936)
1886 :Willem Drees, Dutch politician (d. 1988)
1888 :Herbert Spencer Gasser, American physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1963)
1889 :Jean Cocteau, French writer (d. 1963)
1890 :Frederick Lewis Allen, American social historian (d. 1954)
1891 :John Howard Northrop, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1987)
1895 :Gordon Jacob, English composer (d. 1984)
1898 :Yip Man, Ving Tsun Sifu and Master of Style (Gung-Gung) (d. 1972)
1899 :Marcel Achard, French playwright, screenwriter and author (d. 1974)
1901 :Sergey Obraztsov, Soviet puppet master (d. 1992)
1902 :Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., American diplomat (d. 1985)
1904 :Ernst Mayr, American biologist (d. 2005)
1904 :Harold Acton, American writer and dilettante (d. 1994)
1904 :Milburn Stone, American actor (d. 1980)
1905 :Myles Horton, American educator and Civil Rights Movement teacher
1910 :Georges Vedel, French public law (d. 2002)
1911 :Georges Pompidou, French politician (d. 1974)
1913 :Smiley Lewis, American musician (d. 1966)
1915 :John Woodruff, American athlete (d. 2007)
1918 :George Rochberg, American composer (d. 2005)
1918 :René Lecavalier, French Canadian radio host and television sportscaster (d. 1999)
1920 :Mary Louise Hancock, American politician and activist
1924 :János Starker, Hungarian cellist
1924 :Niels Jannasch, Canadian historian and museum curator (d. 2001)
1928 :Katherine Helmond, American actress
1928 :Pierre Mauroy, French politician
1928 :Warren Oates, American actor (d. 1982)
1932 :Billy Laughlin, American actor (d. 1948)
1932 :Gyula Horn, former Hungarian prime minister
1935 :John Gilmore, American true crime author
1936 :James Mirrlees, Scottish economist, Nobel Prize laureate
1936 :Shirley Knight, American actress
1938 :Ronnie Self, American rock singer and songwriter (d. 1981)
1939 :Booker Edgerson, American football player
1940 :Chuck Close, American painter and photographer
1942 :Johannes Löhr, German footballer and trainer
1943 :Curt Blefary, American baseball player (d. 2001)
1943 :Robbie Robertson, Canadian guitarist (The Band).
1945 :Humberto Benítez Trevińo, Mexican Politician and Attorney General of México.
1946 :Gerardus 't Hooft, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laurete
1946 :Paul Smith, British fashion designer
1946 :Pierre-Marc Johnson, American lawyer, physician and politician
1948 :William Hootkins, American actor (d. 2005)
1950 :Huey Lewis, American musician (Huey Lewis & the News)
1950 :Michael Monarch, American guitarist (Steppenwolf)
1951 :Keiko Fuji, Japanese enka singer
1951 :Rich Gossage, American baseball player
1954 :Jimmy Crespo, American guitarist (Aerosmith)
1954 :John Wright, New Zealand cricketer
1954 :Leni Björklund, Swedish politician
1955 :Peter McNamara, Australian tennis player
1956 :James Lofton, American football player and coach
1956 :Patsy Pease, American actress
1957 :David Hanson, Canadian politician
1957 :David Pinkney , British Touring Car Racer
1957 :Doug Wilson, Canadian hockey player
1958 :Bill Watterson, American cartoonist
1958 :Paul Daniel, British opera and symphony conductor
1958 :Tzipi Livni, Israeli politician
1959 :Marc Cohn, American singer and songwriter
1960 :James M. Kelly, American politician
1960 :Pruitt Taylor Vince, American actor
1961 :Isabelle Poulenard, French soprano
1963 :Edie Falco, American actress
1963 :Russ Lorenson, American singer and actor
1965 :Eyran Katsenelenbogen, Israeli jazz pianist
1966 :Gianfranco Zola, Italian footballer
1966 :Kathryn Erbe, American actress
1966 :Susannah Doyle, British actress
1967 :Silvia Ziche, Italian comics artist
1968 :Alex Zülle, Swiss cyclist
1968 :John Ruskin a.k.a. Nardwuar the Human Serviette, Canadian journalist
1968 :Ken Akamatsu, Mangaka
1968 :Kenji Ito, Japanese composer
1969 :Jenji Kohan, American television writer and producer
1969 :John LeClair, American hockey player
1969 :RZA, American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan)
1970 :Mac Dre, American rapper (d. 2004)
1971 :Derek McInnes, Scottish footballer
1972 :Letha Weapons, porn actress
1973 :Bengt Lagerberg, Swedish musician (The Cardigans)
1973 :Marcus Allbäck, Swedish footballer
1973 :René Spies, German bobsledder
1973 :Róisín Murphy, Irish musician
1974 :Márcio Amoroso, Brazilian footballer
1975 :Ai Sugiyama, Japanese tennis player
1975 :Gunnar H. Thomsen, Faroese musician (Týr)
1975 :Hernán Crespo, Argentinian footballer
1975 :Kip Gamblin, Australian dancer and actor
1976 :Bizarre, American rapper (D12)
1976 :Marina Dias, Brazilian model
1976 :Nuno Gomes, Portuguese footballer
1977 :Nicolas Kiefer, German tennis player.
1977 :Royce Da 5'9, American rapper
1979 :Amélie Mauresmo, French tennis player
1979 :Shane Filan, Irish musician (Westlife)
1979 :Stiliyan Petrov, Bulgarian footballer
1980 :David Rozehnal, Czech footballer
1980 :Eva Green, French actress
1980 :Jason Wade, American musician (Lifehouse)
1981 :Jesse Crain, Canadian baseball player
1982 :Alberto Gilardino, Italian footballer
1983 :Zheng Jie, Chinese tennis player
1984 :Yu Yamada, Ryukyuan model, actress and singer
1985 :Nick O'Malley, Bass player for (Arctic Monkeys).
1985 :Stephanie McIntosh, Australian pop singer and actress
1989 :Joseph King, American musician (Canvas).
1991 :Jason Dolley, American actor





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