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Famous Birthdays, July 18th

Born July 18th: Singer, songwriter Dion DiMucci (Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, of Dion and the Belmonts and a solo artist, know for the singles “Runaround Sue”, “The Wanderer” amd “Abraham, Martin and John”) is 79.(1939) Actor James Brolin

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Famous Birthdays, July 17th

Born July 17th: Singer, comedian Mimi Hines (from Vancouver, known for her appearances on “The Ed Sullivan Show”, “The Tonight Show” and her work on Broadway) is 85. (1933) Actor Donald Sutherland (Honorary Academy Awards, multiple Golden Globes, Primetime Emmy

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Famous Birthdays, July 16th

Born July 16th: Musician, composer Stewart Copeland Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy nominee, member of the Police) is 66. (1952) Former dancer, choreographer, musician, actor Michael Flatley is 60. (1958) Actress Phoebe Cates (known for the films “Fast Times At

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Famous Birthdays, July 12th

Born July 12th: Gaius Julius Caesar 100 BC… died March 15, 44 BC, one of his actions led to the Julian calendar Lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II (who wrote music for such musicals as “Showboat”, “Oklahoma!”, “Carousel”, “South Pacific”, “The King

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Famous Birthdays, July 11th

Born July 11th: Actor Tab Hunter (one of the hottest teen idols of the ‘50’s, known for the films “Burning Hills”,“Damn Yankees”, “Birds Do It” and “Grease 2” and the tv series “The Tab Hunter Show”) is 87. (1931) Fashion

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Famous Birthdays, July 10th

Born July 10th: Actor William Smithers (perhaps best known for the tv series “Dallas” as Jeremy Wendell and the “Star Trek” episode “Bread and Circuses” as Merik and the warden in the film “Papillon”) is 91. (1927) Composer, lyricist Jerry

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Famous Birthdays, July 9th

Born July 9th: Singer, actor Ed Ames (of the Ames Brothers and a solo artist, of the tv series “Daniel Boone” as Mingo) is 91. (1927) Actor James Hampton (Golden Globe nominee, known for the tv series “F Troop” as

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Famous Birthdays, July 6th

Born July 6th: Spiritual leader, the 14th Dalai Lama is 83. (1935) Actor Ned Beatty (Best Supporting Actor Oscar, Golden Globe, multiple Primetime Emmy nominee, notable for such films as “Deliverance”, “The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean” as

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Famous Birthdays, July 5th

Born July 5th: Actress Katherine Helmond (multiple Golden Globe winner, multiple Primetime Emmy nominee, known for the films “The Hindenburg”, “Brazil” and the “Cars” franchise as the voice of Lizzie, the mini-series “Pearl” and the tv series “Soap” as Jessica

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Famous Birthdays, July 4th

Born July 4th: Actress Eva Marie Saint (Best Supporting Actress Oscar, Primetime Emmy winner, Golden Globe nominee, known for such films “On the Waterfront”, “North By Northwest”, “Exodus”, “A Christmas To Remember” and “Superman Returns”) is 94. (Image: totakethetrain.com from

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Famous Birthdays, July 3rd

Born July 3rd: Actor Kurtwood Smith (known for the mini-series “North and South, Book II as Col. Berdan, the tv series “That 70’s Show” as Red Forman, “24” as Sen. Mayer and “The Ranch” and the film “Robocop) is 75.

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Famous Birthdays, June 29th

Born June 29th: Actor Gary Busey (Best Actor Oscar, Golden Globe, nominee, known for such films as “Thunderbolt and Lightfoot”, “The Gumball Rally”, “The Buddy Holly Story”, “Lethal Weapon”, “Under Siege”, “The Firm”, and “Predator 2”, “The Simpsons” as himself

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Famous Birthdays, June 28th

Born June 28th: Composer Richard Rodgers who was one of the most significant composers of 20th century American music… is best known for his songwriting partnerships with the lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II… collaborations with Hart… “Isn’t It

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Famous Birthdays, June 27th

Born June 27th: Businessman, former independent U.S. Presidential candidate H. Ross Perot is 88. (1930) Canadian businessman, philanthropist Charles Bronfman (of Seagram’s liquor empire fame) is 87. (1931) Actress Shirley Anne Field (known for the films (Saturday Night and Sunday

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Famous Birthdays, June 26th

Born June 26th: Composer, arranger, producer, and pianist Dave Grusin (Best Music/Original Song Oscar , Grammy and multiple multiple Golden Globe winner ,, Primetime Emmy nominee, known for such films as “The Graduate”, “Three Days of the Condor”, “The Goodbye

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