July in History  
 July 5
Ben Alexander [Nicholas Benton Alexander IV] - Actor
Dragnet, Outer Gate, Mr Doodles Kicks Off, Felony Squad
May. 26, 1911Born: Goldfield, NV
Jul. 5, 1969Died at the age of 58

Milburn Stone - actor
Doc on 'Gunsmoke'
Jul. 5, 1904Born: Bruton, Ks,
Jul. 12, 1980Died of a heart attack at 75

Warren [Mercer] Oates - actor
East of Eden, Stoney Burke
Jul. 5, 1928Born: Depoy, Ky,
Apr. 3, 1982Died of a sudden heart attack at 53

Katherine [Marie] Helmond - Actress
Soap, Mona on 'Who's the Boss'
Jul. 5, 1929Born: Galveston, Tx,

Shirley [Enola] Knight - Actress
Endless Love, Secrets
Jul. 5, 1936Born: Goessei, Kansas

Claudia Wells - Actress
Off the Rock, Fast Times, Back to the Future
Jul. 5, 1966Born: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 July 4
Today is The Fourth of July
Indepence Day
Jul. 4Celebrate the Freedom

James Anthony Bailey [McGuiness] - Circus impresario
Barnum & Bailey
Jul. 4, 1847Born: Detroit, MI,
Apr. 11, 1906Died of erysipelas at 58

'Mitch' [Mitchell William] Miller - Sing along with Mitch
Yellow Rose of Tx
Jul. 4, 1911Born: Rochester, NY,
Jul. 31, 2010Died at the age of 99

Eva Marie Saint - Actress
On the Waterfront, North by Northwest
Jul. 4, 1924Born: Newark, NJ,

Mary Stuart [Houchins] - Actress
Jo-Search for Tomorrow
Jul. 4, 1926Born: Miami, FL,
Feb. 28, 2002Died of a stroke at 75

'Gina' [Luigina] Lollobrigida - Actress
Trapeze, Falcon Crest
Jul. 4, 1927Born: Subiaco, Italy

[Marvin] Neil Simon - Playwright
Odd Couple, Plaza Suite, Biloxi Blues
Jul. 4, 1927Born: Bronx, NY,

Stephen Boyd [William Millar] - Actor
Fantastic Voyage, Ben-Hur
Jul. 4, 1928Born: Glengormley, County Antrim, Ireland
Jun. 2, 1977Died of a heart attack at the age of 45 while playing golf.

'Geraldo' [Gerald Michael] Rivera - News personality
20/20, Geraldo
Jul. 4, 1943Born: New York, NY,

Ronny Graham [Ronald Montcrief Stringer] - Actor
Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man
Aug. 26, 1919Born: Philadelphia, PA,
Jul. 4, 1999Died of liver disease at 79

June Haver [Beverly Jane Stovenour] - Actress
Dolly Sisters, Girl Next Door
Dec. 10, 1826Born: Rock Island, Illinois
Jul. 4, 2005Died from respiratory failure at 79

 July 3
George [Henry] Sanders - Acto
All about Eve, Academy Award in 1950
Jul. 3, 1906Born: Saint Petersburg, Imperial Russia
Apr. 25, 1972Died from a overdose of five bottles of Nembutal at 65

Kurtwood [Larson] Smith - Actor
Renegades
Jul. 3, 1943Born: New Lisbon, Wisc,

Betty [Lynn] Buckley - Actress
Abby on '8 is Enough', 1776, Cats
Jul. 3, 1947Born: Big Springs, Tx,

[Karin] Jan Smithers - Actress
Bailey on 'WKRP'
Jul. 3, 1949Born: N Hollywood, Calif,

'Tom Cruise' [Thomas Cruise Mapother IV] - Actor
Risky Business, Color of Money, Rainman, MI
Jul. 3, 1962Born: Syracuse, NY.

'Jim' [James Douglas] Morrison - Rocker
Doors
Dec. 8, 1943Born: Melbourne, Florida
Jul. 3, 1971Dies of heart failure in Paris

James Daly - Actor
Medical Center, Star Trek TOS, Mission Impossible, The Twilight Zone
Oct. 23, 1918Born: Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Jul. 3, 1978Dies at 59

Ross Martin [Martin Rosenblatt] - Actor
Mr Lucky, Wild Wild West
Mar. 22, 1920Born: Grodek,Poland,
Jul. 3, 1981Dies at 61

'Jim' [James Gilmore] Backus - Actor
Magoo, Gilligan's Island
Feb. 25, 1913Born: Cleveland, OH,
Jul. 3, 1989Dies at 76 of pneumonia

Harold Nicholas - US actor
Tap, 5 Heartbeats, Stormy Weather
Mar. 27, 1924Born: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Jul. 3, 2000Died at the age of 79 from heart failure

Anna [Raymond] Massey - Actress
De Sade, Doll's House
Aug. 11, 1937Born: Thakeham, West Sussex, England
Jul. 3, 2011Died from cancer at 73

Andy [Samuel] Griffith - Actor
Andy Griffith Show, Matlock
Jun. 1, 1926Born: Mount Airy, NC,
Jul. 3, 2012Died from a heart attack at 86

 July 2
[Michel de] Nostradamus
French astrologer/physician/prophet
Dec. 14, 1503Born: Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France
Jul. 2, 1566Dies in Salon at 63

Ken Curtis [Curtis Wain Gates] - Actor
Ripcord, Festus on 'Gunsmoke'
Jul. 2, 1916Born: Lamar, Colo
Apr. 29, 1991Died in his sleep of natural causes at 75

Brock Peters [George Fisher] - Actor/singer
Carmen Jones, To Kill a Mockingbird
Jul. 2, 1927Born: New York, NY,
Aug. 22, 2005Died of pancreatic cancer at 78

Robert Ito - Actor
Sam on 'Quincy ME', Star Trek TNG, VOY
Jul. 2, 1931Born: Vancouver, BC,

Amelia [Mary] Earhart - Pilot
first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic
Dec. 24, 1898Born: Atchison, Kansas
Jul. 2, 1937Died when her and her navigator disappeared during a tran pacific flight

Polly [Dean] Holliday - Actress
Flo on 'Alice', Flo on 'Flo'
Jul. 2, 1937Born: Jasper, Ala,

'Ron' [Ronald Arthur] Silver - Actor
Entity, Silkwood, Best Friends
Jul. 2, 1946Born: New York, NY,
Mar. 15, 2009Died of esophageal cancer at 62

'Larry' [Lawrence Gene] David - Comedian
Fridays, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Jul. 2, 1947Born: Brooklyn, NY,

Wendy Schaal - Actress
It's a Living, Julie on 'Fantasy Island', Star Trek VOY
Jul. 2, 1954Born: Chicago, Ill.

Ernest [Miller] Hemingway - Autho
The Old Man and the Sea
Dec. 21, 1899Born: Oak Park, Illinois
Jul. 2, 1961Died at age 61. Committed suicide.

George Macready - Actor
Martin Peyton on 'Peyton Place'
Aug. 29, 1908Born: Providence, RI,
Jul. 2, 1973Died from emphysema at 65

'Betty' [Elizabeth Ruth] Grable - Actress
The Girl With The Million Dollar Legs
Dec. 18, 1916Born: St. Louis, Missouri
Jul. 2, 1973Died at 57

Lee [Ann] Remick - Actress
Anatomy of a Murder
Dec. 14, 1935Born: Quincy, Massachusetts
Jul. 2, 1991Dies at 55 from cancer

'Fred' [Frederick Hubbard] Gwynne - Actor
Car 54 Where Are You, Munsters
Jul. 10, 1926Born: New York, NY.
Jul. 2, 1993Died of pancreatic cancer at 66

'Jimmy' [James Maitland] Stewart - Actor
Mr Smith Goes to Washington, It's a Wonderful Life
May. 20, 1908Born: Indiana, PA,
Jul. 2, 1997Died from a pulmonary embolism at 89

Jan Murray [Murray Janofsky] - Comedian
Treasure Hunt, Who Killed Teddy Bear
Oct. 4, 1916Born: Bronx, New York
Jul. 2, 2006Died at the age of 89

 July 1
Charles Laughton - Actor
Mutiny on the Bounty
Jul. 1, 1899Born: Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Dec. 15, 1962Died at the age of 63

Olivia [Mary] de Havilland - Actress
Adventures of Robin Hood
Jul. 1, 1916Born: Tokyo, Japan

Constance Ford - Actress
Ada Hobson on 'Another World'
Jul. 1, 1923Born: Bronx, NY,
Feb. 26, 1993Died from cancer at 69

Florence Stanley [Florence Schwartz] - Actress
Bernice on 'Barney Miller' & 'Fish'
Jul. 1, 1924Born: Chicago, Ill,
Oct. 3, 2003Died of complications from a stroke at 79

Farley [Earle] Granger - Actor
Arnold, Rope
Jul. 1, 1925Born: San Jose, Calf.
Mar. 27, 2011Died of natural causes at 85

Jean [Lyndsay Torren] Marsh - Actress
Dark Places, Eagle has Landed
Jul. 1, 1934Born: London, England,

Jamie Farr [Jameel Joseph Farah] - Actor
Klinger on 'M*A*S*H', AfterMASH
Jul. 1, 1934Born: Toledo, Oh.

Karen Black [Karen Blanche Ziegler] - Actress
5 Easy Pieces, Trilogy of Horror, Pyx
Jul. 1, 1939Born: Park Ridge, Ill,

Genevieve Bujold - Actress
King of Hearts, Choose Me
Jul. 1, 1942Born: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Deborah [Ann] Harry - Rocker
Blondie - 'Heart of Glass'
Jul. 1, 1945Born: Miami, FL,

Shirley [Ann] Hemphill - Actress
What's Happening
Jul. 1, 1947Born: Asheville, NC,
Dec. 10, 1999Died of kidney failure at 52

Trevor [John] Eve - Actor
Shadow Chasers
Jul. 1, 1951Born: Wales, UK

'Dan' [Daniel Edward] Aykroyd - Comedian/actor
SNL, Dragnet
Jul. 1, 1952Born: Ottawa, Canada

Barbara Whinnery - Actress
Cathy Martin on 'St Elsewhere'
Jul. 1, 1953Born: Berkeley, Calif,

Lorna Patterson - Actress
Airplane, Pvt Benjamin
Jul. 1, 1956Born: Whittier, Calif,

Pamela [Denise] Anderson - Playmate
Feb, 1990 (Home Improvement
Jul. 1, 1967Born: Ladysmith, BC,

Michael Landon [Eugene Maurice Orowitz] - Actor
Bonanza
Oct. 31, 1936Born: Forest Hills, New York
Jul. 1, 1991Dies at 54 from cancer

Robert [Charles Durman] Mitchum - Actor
Winds of War, North & South
Aug. 6, 1917Born: Bridgeport, Ct.
Jul. 1, 1997Died at 80

Sylvia Sidney [Sophia Kosow] - Actress
WKRP, Sabotage, Beetlejuice, Demon
Aug. 8, 1910Born: Bronx, NY,
Jul. 1, 1999Died from throat cancer at the age of 88

Walter [John] Matthau - Actor
Odd Couple, Bad News Bears
Oct. 1, 1920Born: New York City, New York
Jul. 1, 2000Died of full cardiac arrest at 79


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