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Benny Benassi

Benny Benassi (July 13, 1967-)

Marco "Benny Beltrami" Benassi is an Italian DJ and record producer. He is best known for his 2002 summer club hit "Satisfaction". Wikipedia
João Bosco

João Bosco (July 13, 1946-)

João Bosco de Freitas Mucci, better known as João Bosco is a noted Brazilian singer-songwriter with a distinctive style as a guitarist. In the 1970s he established his reputation in 'música popular Brasileira' alongside collaborator lyricist Aldir Blanc. Wikipedia
Ponte Nova, Minas Gerais

Marcia Brown (July 13, 1918-)

Marcia Joan Brown was an American writer and illustrator of more than 30 children's books. She has won three annual Caldecott Medals from the American Library Association, recognizing the year's best U.S. picture book illustration, and the ALA's Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal for her career contribution to children's literature. Many of her titles have... Wikipedia
Rochester, New York, USA
Ashley Bryan

Ashley Bryan (July 13, 1923-)

Ashley F. Bryan is an American writer and illustrator of children's books. Most of his subjects are from the African American experience. He was U.S. nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2006 and he won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his contribution to American children's literature in 2009. Wikipedia
New York, New York, USA
Kenneth Clark

Kenneth Clark (July 13, 1903-May 21, 1983)

Kenneth McKenzie Clark, Baron Clark was a British author, museum director, broadcaster, and one of the best-known art historians and aestheticians of his generation, writing a series of books that appealed to a wide public while remaining a serious scholar. In 1969, he achieved international fame as the writer, producer and presenter of the BBC... Wikipedia
London, England
Hythe, Kent, England
Deborah Cox

Deborah Cox (July 13, 1974-)

Deborah Cox is a Canadian R&B singer-songwriter and actress. Her 1998 song "Nobody's Supposed to Be Here" held the record for longest-running number one single on 'Billboard's' Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, a record held for nearly eight years. She has achieved 12 number-one hits on 'Billboard's' Hot Dance Club Play chart. She is often... Wikipedia
Cameron Crowe

Cameron Crowe (July 13, 1957-)

Cameron Bruce Crowe is an American actor, author, director, producer, screenwriter and journalist. Before moving into the film industry, Crowe was a contributing editor at 'Rolling Stone' magazine, for which he still frequently writes. Wikipedia
Palm Springs, California
Clyde De Vinna

Clyde De Vinna (July 13, 1890-July 26, 1953)

Clyde De Vinna was an American film and television cinematographer and director of photography. He won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for 'White Shadows in the South Seas' presented by American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1930 at their 2nd Academy Awards show. Wikipedia
Sedalia, Missouri
Los Angeles, California

Brent Fischer (July 13, 1964-)

Brent Fischer is an American composer, arranger, bandleader, bass guitarist and percussionist. The son of noted composer, arranger, and keyboardist Clare Fischer, Brent made his recording debut with his father's Latin jazz combo, Salsa Picante, at the age of sixteen, thus inaugurating a more than 30-year-long professional association between the... Wikipedia
California, United States
Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford (July 13, 1942-)

Harrison Ford is an American actor and film producer. He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the original 'Star Wars' epic space opera trilogy and the title character of the 'Indiana Jones' film series. Ford is also known for his roles as Rick Deckard in the 1982 neo-noir dystopian science fiction film 'Blade Runner', John... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Ernest Gold (composer) (July 13, 1921-March 17, 1999)

Ernest Gold was an Austria-born American composer. Wikipedia
Vienna, Austria
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Peter Gzowski

Peter Gzowski (July 13, 1934-January 24, 2002)

Peter John Gzowski was a Canadian broadcaster, writer and reporter, most famous for his work on the CBC radio shows 'This Country in the Morning' and then 'Morningside'. His first biographer argued that Gzowski's contribution to Canadian media must be considered in the context of efforts by a generation of Canadian nationalists to understand and... Wikipedia
Toronto, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario
HB Jassin

HB Jassin (July 13, 1917-March 11, 2000)

Hans Bague Jassin, better known as HB Jassin, was an Indonesian literary critic, documentarian, and professor. Born in Gorontalo to a bibliophilic petroleum company employee, Jassin began reading while still in elementary school, later writing published reviews before finishing high school. After a while working in the Gorontalo regent's office, he... Wikipedia
Gorontalo, Indonesia
Ken Jeong

Ken Jeong (July 13, 1969-)

Kendrick Kang-Joh “Ken” Jeong is an American comedian, actor, and physician. He is best known for his role as Leslie Chow in 'The Hangover' films and as Ben Chang on the NBC comedy series 'Community'. Wikipedia
Detroit, Michigan, US
Ladyhawke (musician)

Ladyhawke (musician) (July 13, 1979-)

Phillipa Margaret "Pip" Brown, better known by her stage name Ladyhawke, is a New Zealand singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She took her stage name from Richard Donner's 1985 film 'Ladyhawke'. Wikipedia
Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand
Liu Xiang

Liu Xiang (July 13, 1983-)

Liu Xiang is a retired Chinese 110 meter hurdler. Liu is an Olympic Gold medalist and World Champion. His 2004 Olympic gold medal was the first in a men's track and field event for China. Wikipedia
Putuo District, Shanghai, China
Ehud Manor

Ehud Manor (July 13, 1941-April 12, 2005)

Ehud Manor was an Israeli songwriter, translator, and radio and TV personality. Wikipedia
Ida Maria

Ida Maria (July 13, 1984-)

Ida Maria Børli Sivertsen, is a Norwegian rock musician and songwriter known primarily by the stage name, which is her given names, Ida Maria. Her first album, 'Fortress Round My Heart', was released in 2008. In November 2010, she released her second album 'Katla' in Norway; the album was released internationally on 7 June 2011. In August 2013,... Wikipedia
Cheech Marin

Cheech Marin (July 13, 1946-)

Richard Anthony "Cheech" Marin is an American comedian, actor and writer who gained recognition as part of the comedy act Cheech & Chong during the 1970s and early 1980s with Tommy Chong, and as Don Johnson's partner, Insp. Joe Dominguez on 'Nash Bridges'. He has also voiced characters in several Disney productions, including 'Oliver and Company',... Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, US

Brent Mason (July 13, 1959-)

Brent Mason is an American session guitarist player and occasional songwriter based in Nashville. He is known primarily for his work in the field of country music. In addition to releasing two instrumental studio albums, he holds several credits as a songwriter. He is a Grammy Award winner and a two-time winner of the CMA Award Musician of the... Wikipedia
Yadier Molina

Yadier Molina (July 13, 1982-)

Yadier Benjamin Molina, also known as "Yadi", is a Puerto Rican professional baseball catcher for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. The Cardinals selected him in the fourth round of the 2000 MLB Draft and he made his MLB debut in 2004. As of 2014, Molina is a two-time World Series champion and has earned seven consecutive selections... Wikipedia
Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Jacques Perrin

Jacques Perrin (July 13, 1941-)

Jacques Perrin is a French actor and filmmaker. He is occasionally credited as Jacques Simonet. Simonet was his father's name and Perrin his mother's. Wikipedia
Paris, Île-de-France, France
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka (July 13, 1934-)

Akinwande Oluwole "Wole" Babatunde Soyinka is a Nigerian playwright and poet. He was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature, the first African to be honored. Wikipedia
Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart (July 13, 1940-)

Sir Patrick Stewart OBE is an English film, television, and stage actor, who has had a distinguished career on stage and screen. He is most widely known for his roles as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' and its successor films, as Professor Charles Xavier in the 'X-Men' film series of superhero movies, his prolific stage... Wikipedia
Mirfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

David Storey (July 13, 1933-)

David Rhames Storey is an English playwright, screenwriter, award-winning novelist and a former professional rugby league player. Wikipedia
Wakefield, Yorkshire
William Jewett Tucker

William Jewett Tucker (July 13, 1839-September 29, 1926)

The Rev. William Jewett Tucker served as the 9th President of Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, United States, from 1893 to 1909. Wikipedia
Griswold, Connecticut
Hanover, New Hampshire

Vairamuthu (July 13, 1953-)

Vairamuthu is a Tamil poet and lyricist. Wikipedia
Vadugapatti, Theni District, Tamil Nadu, India
Diana Vishneva

Diana Vishneva (July 13, 1976-)

Diana Viktorovna Vishneva is a Russian ballet dancer who performs as a principal dancer with both the Mariinsky Ballet and the American Ballet Theatre. Wikipedia
Leningrad, Soviet Union