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Notable Birthdays for July 4

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Those born on this date include:

- Author Nathaniel Hawthorne in 1804
- songwriter Stephen Foster in 1826
- circus operator James Bailey in 1847
- astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt in 1868
- Calvin Coolidge, 30th president of the United States, in 1872
- cartoonist Rube Goldberg in 1883
- Louis B. Mayer, film mogul /co-founder of MGM, in 1885
- actor Gloria Stuart in 1910
- advice columnists Ann Landers and Abigail Van Buren, twin sisters, in 1918
- actor Eva Marie Saint in 1924 (age 98)
- playwright Neil Simon in 1927
- actor Gina Lollobrigida in 1927 (age 95)
- New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner in 1930
- singer Bill Withers in 1938
- TV reporter Geraldo Rivera in 1943 (age 79)
- activist Ron Kovic in 1946 (age 76)
- former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe in 1952 (age 70)
- chef Andrew Zimmern in 1961 (age 61)
- tennis player Pam Shriver in 1962 (age 60)
- actor/playwright Tracy Letts in 1965 (age 57)
- actor Melissa Barrera in 1990 (age 32)
- rapper Post Malone, born Austin Richard Post, in 1995 (age 27)
- Malia Obama, daughter of former President Barack Obama, in 1998 (age 24)
- actor Alex Hibbert in 2004 (age 18).

 

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