On this date- July 3

Today Audra McDonald is 50, and Olivia Munn is 40. Today is also the birthday of Tom Cruise, Patrick Wilson, Connie Nielsen, Kurtwood Smith, Tommy Flanagan, Yeardley Smith, Thomas Gibson, Corey Sevier, Bruce Altman, Dave Barry, Tom Stoppard, Peyton Reed, Michele Soavi, Gloria Allred, Julian Assange, and the late Franz Kafka, George M. Cohan, Ken Russell, George Sanders, Kinji Fukasaku, Susan Peters, Rick Ducommun, and Don Haggerty. Jim Morrison died 49 years ago in 1971 at age 27. Rudy Vallée died 34 years ago in 1986 at age 84. Jim Backus died 31 years ago in 1989 at age 76. “Curly” Joe DeRita died 27 years ago in 1993 at age 83. Andy Griffith died eight years ago in 2012 at age 86. Noel Neill died four years ago in 2016 at age 95. Arte Johnson died one year ago in 2019 at age 90.

On this date- July 2

Today Scott Aukerman is 50, and Margot Robbie is 30. Today is also the birthday of Larry David, Lindsay Lohan, Ashley Tisdale, Doug Benson, Polly Holliday, Wendy Schaal, Saul Rubinek, Andrew Divoff, Samy Naceri, Frank Williams, Erin Burnett, Richard Petty, Keith Morrison, Mark Kermode, Johnny Weir, and the late Thurgood Marshall, Ron Silver, Ken Curtis, Brock Peters, Kenneth McMillan, Jenni Rivera, and Dave Thomas. Franklin Schaffner died 31 years ago in 1989 at age 69. Lee Remick died 29 years ago in 1991 at age 55. Fred Gwynne died 27 years ago in 1993 at age 66. James Stewart died 23 years ago in 1997 at age 89. Mario Puzo died 21 years ago in 1999 at age 78. Jan Murray died fourteen years ago in 2006 at age 89. Michael Cimino died four years ago in 2016 at age 77.

On this date- July 1

Today Olivia de Havilland is 104, David Prowse is 85, Debbie Harry is 75, David Duke is 70, Fortune Feimster is 40. Today is also the birthday of Dan Aykroyd, Liv Tyler, Léa Seydoux, Andre Braugher, Geneviève Bujold, Jamie Farr, Pamela Anderson, Julianne Nicholson, Leslie Caron, Missy Elliott, Sufjan Stevens, Alan Ruck, Thomas Sadoski, David Gulpilil, Hannah Murray, Storm Reid, Jordi Mollà, Brian George, Peter Cattaneo, and the late Charles Laughton, Princess Diana, William Wyler, Karen Black, Sydney Pollack, Farley Granger, and Alice Guy-Blaché. Michael Landon died 29 years ago in 1991 at age 54. Robert Mitchum died 23 years in 1997 at age 79. Sylvia Sidney died 21 years ago in 1999 at age 88. Walter Matthau died twenty years ago in 2000 at age 79. Marlon Brando died sixteen years ago in 2004 at age 80. Luther Vandross died fifteen years ago in 2005 at age 54. Karl Malden died eleven years ago in 2009 at age 97.

On this date- June 30

Today Víctor Erice is 80, and Leonard Whiting is 70. Today is also the birthday of Vincent D’Onofrio, Lizzy Caplan, Mike Tyson, Rupert Graves, David Alan Grier, Monica Potter, Molly Parker, Marton Csokas, Rick Gonzalez, Angela Sarafyan, Michael Phelps, Fantasia Barrino, Mark Waters, and the late Lena Horne, Susan Hayward, Anthony Mann, Glenda Farrell, Ted Ross, Pat McCormick, John Harmon, George Chandler, Florence Ballard, and Dave Van Ronk. George “Spanky” McFarland died 27 years ago in 1993 at age 65. Gale Gordon died 25 years ago in 1995 at age 89. Pina Bausch died eleven years ago in 2009 at age 68. Paul Mazursky died six years ago in 2014 at age 84.

On this date- June 29

Today Cara Williams is 95. Today is also the birthday of Richard Lewis, Gary Busey, Melora Hardin, Lily Rabe, Colin Jost, Bret McKenzie, Brian d’Arcy James, Fred Grandy, Matthew Weiner, Sharon Lawrence, Jeff Baena, and the late Slim Pickens, Ray Harryhausen, who would be 100, Robert Evans, Bernard Herrmann, Ian Bannen, Corey Allen, Ruth Warrick, Joan Davis, and Nelson Eddy. Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle died 87 years ago in 1933 at age 46. Jayne Mansfield died 53 years ago in 1967 at age 34. Bob Crane died 42 years ago in 1978 at age 49. Lana Turner died 25 years ago in 1995 at age 74. William Hickey died 23  years ago in 1997 at age 69. Vittorio Gassman died twenty years ago in 2000 at age 77. Rosemary Clooney died eighteen years ago in 2002 at age 74. Katharine Hepburn died seventeen years ago in 2003 at age 96. Edward Yang died thirteen years ago in 2007 at age 59. Don S. Davis died twelve years ago in 2008 at age 65. Jim Kelly died seven years ago in 2013 at age 67. Steve Ditko died two years ago in 2018 at age 90.

On this date- June 28

Today Mike White is 50. Today is also the birthday of Mel Brooks, Kathy Bates, John Cusack, Mary Stuart Masterson, Felicia Day, Bruce Davison, Alice Krige, Alessandro Nivola, John Byner, Ayelet Zurer, Aileen Quinn, Elon Musk, Kellie Pickler, Jon Watts, and the late Gilda Radner, Pat Morita, Richard Rodgers, Henry VIII of England, Richard Bright, and John Inman. Frank Sutton died 46 years ago in 1974 at age 50. Rod Serling died 45 years ago in 1975 at age 50. GG Allin died 27 years ago in 1993 at age 36. Jack Carter died five years ago in 2015 at age 93. Harlan Ellison died two years ago in 2018 at age 84.

On this date- June 27

Today is the birthday of Tobey Maguire, J.J. Abrams, Isabelle Adjani, Sam Claflin, Vera Wang, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Wagner Moura, Julia Duffy, Matthew Lewis, Chandler Riggs, Drake Bell, Ed Westwick, Courtney Ford, Shirley Anne Field, Kathryn Beaumont, Janusz Kaminski, Jo Frost, Khloé Kardashian, and the late Krzysztof Kieslowski, Helen Keller, Robert Keeshan, Ross Perot, Muriel Pavlow, John McIntire, Billy Curtis, Skelton Knaggs, and I.A.L. Diamond, who would be 100. Jack Lemmon died nineteen years ago in 2001 at age 76. Gale Storm died eleven years ago in 2009 at age 87.

On this date- June 26

Today Michael Paul Chan is 70, Paul Thomas Anderson, Nick Offerman, Sean Hayes, Chris O’Donnell, and Matt Letscher are 50, and Jason Schwartzman is 40. Today is also the birthday of Aubrey Plaza, Ariana Grande, Chris Isaak, John Beasley, Mark McKinney, Robert Davi, Josef Sommer, Gedde Watanabe, Jerry Schatzberg, Derek Jeter, Harley Quinn Smith, and the late Peter Lorre, Eleanor Parker, Dick Smith, and Wolfgang Reitherman. Nora Ephron died eight years ago in 2012 at age 71. Edith Scob died one year ago in 2019 at age 81.

On this date- June 25

Today June Lockhart is 95, and Carly Simon is 75. Today is also the birthday of Ricky Gervais, Linda Cardellini, Jimmie Walker, Busy Philipps, John Benjamin Hickey, Jason Lewis, Angela Kinsey, Rain, Timur Bekmambetov, Denys Arcand, Ernest R. Dickerson, Sonia Sotomayor, and the late Sidney Lumet, Anthony Bourdain, George Michael, George Orwell, Larry Kramer, Roger Livesey, Charlotte Greenwood, George Murdock, and Anne Revere. Colin Clive died 83 years ago in 1937 at age 37. Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett died eleven years ago in 2009. Jackson was 50. Fawcett was 62. Patrick Macnee died five years ago in 2015 at age 93.

On this date- June 24

Today Robert Downey Sr. is 85, Vittorio Storaro is 80, Nancy Allen is 70, and Minka Kelly is 40. Today is also the birthday of Mick Fleetwood, Mindy Kaling, Peter Weller, Solange Knowles, Vanessa Ray, Michele Lee, Iain Glen, Sherry Stringfield, Georg Stanford Brown, Joe Penny, Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister, Dan Gilroy, and the late Claude Chabrol, Adrienne Shelly, Al Molinaro, Phil Harris, and Jack Carter. Tony Hancock died 52 years ago in 1968 at age 44. Jackie Gleason died 33 years ago in 1987 at age 71. Brian Keith died 23 years ago in 1997 at age 75. David Tomlinson died twenty years ago in 2000 at age 83. Paul Winchell died fifteen years ago in 2005 at age 82. Eli Wallach died six years ago in 2014 at age 98.