July 31

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Birthdays


Maximilian II 1527 - Holy Roman Emperor


S.S. Kresge 1867 - Founder of S.S. Kresge Company (renamed Kmart Corporation in 1977 and later Sears Holding Corporation)


George Liberace 1911 - Musician and television performer, older brother of entertainer Liberace


Milton Friedman 1912 - Economist


Bryan Hextall 1913 - Hockey player


William S. "Bill" Todman 1916 - Television producer


Henry "Hank" Jones 1918 - Jazz pianist, bandleader, composer


Curt Gowdy 1919 - Sportscaster, longtime "voice" of the Boston Red Sox


Henry Albert "Hank" Bauer 1922- Baseball player and manager


Don Murray 1929 - Actor ("Bus Stop")


Kenneth Earl "Kenny" Burrell 1931 - Jazz guitarist


Geoffrey Lewis 1935 - Actor


France Nuyen 1939 - Actress


John West 1939 - Musician (Gary Lewis and the Playboys)


Lobo (Roland Kent LaVoie) 1943 - Singer, songwriter


Susan Flannery 1939 - Actress


Sherry Lansing 1944 - Acress, film studio executive


Geraldine Chaplin 1944 - Actress


Bob Welch 1946 - Musician (Fleetwood Mac) - Fleetwood Mac Merchandise


Gary Lewis 1946 - Musician (Gary Lewis and the Playboys)


Karl Green 1947 - Musician (Herman's Hermits)


Barry Van Dyke 1951 - Actor


Evonne Goolagong 1951 - Tennis player


Alan Autry 1952 - Actor ("In the Heat of the Night")


James Read 1953 - Actor


Bill Berry 1956 - Musician (R.E.M.)


Michael Biehn 1956 - Actor ("The Terminator," "The Abyss")


Daniel Ash 1957 - Musician (Bauhaus, Tones On Tail, Love and Rockets)


Wesley Snipes 1962 - Actor


Norman Cook 1963 - Musician (Housemartins)


Fatboy Slim 1963 - Musician


J.K. Rowling 1965 - Author ("Harry Potter" series)


Dean Cain 1966 - Actor (TV: "Lois & Clark")


Loren Dean 1969 - Actor ("Enemy of the State")


Annie Parisse 1975 - Actress ("Law and Ordrder")


Robert Telfer 1977 - Actor


Will Champion 1978 - Musician (Coldplay)

br> Zac Brown 1978 - Country music singer and musician


B.J. Novak 1979 - Actor, writer ("The Office")


DeMarcus Ware 1982 - Football player


Evgeni Malkin 1986 - Hockey player


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