Happy Birthday to these Cancer' who were born on July 3rd.

  1. 1423 - King Louis XI of France (d. 1483)
  2. 1442 - Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (d. 1500)
  3. 1530 - Claude Fauchet, French historian (d. 1601)
  4. 1567 - Samuel de Champlain, French explorer (d. 1635)
  5. 1676 - Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Prussian field marshal (d. 1747)
  6. 1683 - Edward Young, English poet (d. 1765)
  7. 1685 - Sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet, British cavalry officer (d. 1768)
  8. 1728 - Robert Adam, Scottish architect (d. 1792)
  9. 1738 - John Singleton Copley, American painter (d. 1815)
  10. 1793 - John Clare, British poet (d. 1864)
  11. 1854 - Leoš Janácek, Czech composer (d. 1928)
  12. 1870 - Richard Bedford Bennett, eleventh Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1947)
  13. 1875 - Ferdinand Sauerbruch, German surgeon (d. 1951)
  14. 1879 - Alfred Korzybski, Polish linguist (d. 1950)
  15. 1883 - Franz Kafka, Czech writer (d. 1924)
  16. 1893 - Mississippi John Hurt, American musician (d. 1966)
  17. 1903 - Ace Bailey, Canadian hockey player (d. 1992)
  18. 1906 - George Sanders, Russian-born actor (d. 1972)
  19. 1908 - M. F. K. Fisher, American writer (d. 1992)
  20. 1913 - Dorothy Kilgallen, American columnist and television personality (d. 1965)
  21. 1921 - Susan Peters, American actress (d. 1952)
  22. 1927 - Ken Russell, British director
  23. 1930 - Carlos Kleiber, Austrian conductor (d. 2004)
  24. 1930 - Tommy Tedesco, American guitarist and studio musician (d. 1997)
  25. 1935 - Harrison Schmitt, astronaut
  26. 1937 - Tom Stoppard, Czech-born playwright
  27. 1939 - László Kovács, Hungarian politician and diplomat
  28. 1940 - César Tovar, Venezuelan Major League Baseball player (d. 1994)
  29. 1940 - Lamar Alexander U.S. Senator from Tennessee
  30. 1944 - Michel Polnareff, French singer and songwriter
  31. 1946 - Leszek Miller, Prime Minister of Poland
  32. 1947 - Dave Barry, American writer
  33. 1947 - Betty Buckley, American actress
  34. 1949 - Jan Smithers, American actress
  35. 1949 - Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (Heatwave) (d. 2006)
  36. 1950 - James Hahn, American politician
  37. 1951 - Richard Hadlee, New Zealand cricketer
  38. 1952 - Alan Autry, American football player, actor, and politician
  39. 1955 - Sanma Akashiya, Japanese television performer and actor
  40. 1956 - Don Vito, of MTV's Viva La Bam
  41. 1957 - Laura Branigan, American singer (d. 2004)
  42. 1958 - Matthew Fraser, Canadian-British journalist, former editor, National Post
  43. 1959 - Julie Burchill, British journalist and author
  44. 1959 - Stephen Pearcy, American singer (Ratt)
  45. 1960 - Vince Clarke, British songwriter (Depeche Mode, Yazoo, and Erasure)
  46. 1961 - Pedro Romeiras, Portuguese dancer
  47. 1961 - Tim Smith, English musician (Cardiacs)
  48. 1962 - Tom Cruise, American actor
  49. 1964 - Joanne Harris, British author
  50. 1964 - Yeardley Smith, American actress
  51. 1965 - Shinya Hashimoto, Japanese wrestler (d. 2005)
  52. 1966 - Moises Alou, baseball player
  53. 1969 - Kevin Hearn, Canadian keyboardist (Barenaked Ladies)
  54. 1970 - Teemu Selänne, Finnish hockey player
  55. 1970 - Shawnee Smith, American actress
  56. 1970 - Serhiy Honchar, Ukrainian cyclist
  57. 1973 - Johnny Terris, Canadian-born actor and director
  58. 1976 - Andrea Barber, American actress
  59. 1979 - Ludivine Sagnier, French actress
  60. 1980 - Roland Mark Schoeman, South African swimmer
  61. 1986 - Oscar Ustari, Argentine footballer
  62. 1987 - Sebastian Vettel, German racing driver