Happy July 16 Birthday!
If you were born on July 16, you share a birthday with these famous people:
Margaret Court is 75 (nee Margaret Smith)
Retired Australian and 1962 world #1 ranked tennis player, International Tennis Hall of Fame winner of the 1970 women’s singles and 1963 mixed doubles Grand Slams, and septuagenarian senior born July 16, 1942. (Margaret Court 1964 Photo: Eric Koch / Dutch National Archives | Wikimedia CC 3.0)
Rubén Blades is 69 (nee Rubén Blades Bellido de Luna)
Panamanian senior citizen, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter (Pedro Navaja; Patria), & actor (Gideon’s Crossing, The Milagro Beanfield War; Fatal Beauty; The Two Jakes; Cradle Will Rock) born July 16, 1948. (Rubén Blades 2015 Photo: Gage Skidmore | Wikimedia CC 3.0)
(Photo: Gary Bendig)
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on July 16, 2017!
Barbara Stanwyck (nee Ruby Catherine Stevens)
American model, dancer, and Emmy Award-winning actress on TV (The Big Valley; The Colbys; The Thorn Birds) and movies (Roustabout; Stella Dallas; Double Indemnity) (born July 16, 1907 – died Jan. 20, 1990; age 82). Barbara Stanwyck died of COPD and congestive heart failure. (Barbara Stanwyck 1941 Ball of Fire Photo / Samuel Goldwyn Company | Wikimedia PD)
Ginger Rogers (nee Virginia McMath)
Academy Award-winning American dancer & actress (Kitty Foyle; Black Widow; Forever Female; Storm Warning; Magnificent Doll; Roxie Hart; Stage Door; Shall We Dance; Top Hat; Gold Diggers of 1933) (born July 16, 1911 – died July 17, 1995; age 89). Ginger Rogers died of complications from diabetes and a stroke. (Ginger Rogers 1945 Photo: Jack Albin | Wikimedia PD)
American businessman, agriculturalist and farmer, creator of the “RedBow” strain of popcorn and co-founder of the Orville Redenbacher popcorn company and brand (born July 16, 1907 – died Sept. 19, 1995; age 88). Orville Redenbacher had a heart attack in his jacuzzi and drowned. (Orville Redenbacher 1979 Photo: Hunt-Wesson | Wikimedia PD)
American model, first Jewish Miss America (1945), Miss New York 1945, TV game show panelist (The Match Game; I’ve Got a Secret; The Name’s the Same), and Commissioner of New York City (1969-1973; 1983-1987) (born July 16, 1924 – died Dec. 14, 2014; age 90). Bess Myerson had dementia before her death. (Bess Myerson 1957 Photo: Wikimedia PD)