🏆🏒Peter Forsberg -- is 44 in the year 2017 and 45 in the year 2018; b.7/20/1973
Hall of Famer, NHL Player, Swedish
Names/Places: MN: Mattias; NN: Foppa
Misc: played 1989-2011
Sports Teams: Quebec Nordiques, Colorado Avalanche, Philadelphia Flyers, Nashville Predators, Modo Hockey (SHL)
🎵🎸Stone Gossard -- is 51 in the year 2017 and 52 in the year 2018; b.7/20/1966
Hall of Famer, Alternative Rock Guitarist
Group Names: Pearl Jam
🏆Roger Hunt -- is 79 in the year 2017 and 80 in the year 2018; b.7/20/1938
Hall of Famer, Soccer Striker, English
✍📰🏆Leigh Montville -- is 74 in the year 2017 and 75 in the year 2018; b.7/20/1943 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Author, Columnist, Sports Writer
🏆⚽Claudio Reyna -- is 44 in the year 2017 and 45 in the year 2018; b.7/20/1973
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, American
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🎵🎸Carlos Santana -- is 70 in the year 2017 and 71 in the year 2018; b.7/20/1947
Hall of Famer, Composer, Rhythm Guitarist, Rock & Roll Singer, Mexican
Misc: NOT to be confused with the Paper Lace member; Rock & Jazz-Fusion
Group Names: Santana (lead)
Song Titles: Evil Ways, Black Magic Woman, Oye Como Va, She's Not There, Winning, Hold On, Smooth (featuring Rob Thomas), Maria Maria (featuring the Product G and B and Wyclef Jean), The Game of Love (featuring Michelle Branch)
Album Titles: Santana, Abraxas, Santana III, Caravanserai, Welcome, Borboletta, Amigos, Festival, Moonflower, Inner Secrets Marathon, Zebop!, Shango, Supernatural, Shaman, All That I Am, Corazon
🏆🏈Jake Scott -- is 72 in the year 2017 and 73 in the year 2018; b.7/20/1945 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NFL Safety, College Football Player, CFL Figure
Misc: Punt Returner; 5x Pro Bowl; Super Bowl VII MVP; in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Georgia, British Columbia Lions, Miami Dolphins (1970-1975), Washington Redskins (1976-1978)
🏆⚽Charlie Colombo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/20/1920 d.5/7/1986 (65)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player
🏆🏀Chuck Daly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/20/1930 d.5/9/2009 (78)
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, NBA Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: coached Detroit to two NBA titles (1989-90) before leaving in 1992 to coach New Jersey; retired after 1993-94 season with 638 career wins (including playoffs) in 12 years; coached NBA "Dream Team" to gold medal in 1992 Olympics.
Sports Teams: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (coach 1950-1952), Punxsutawney Area High School (coach 1955-1963), Duke (coach 1963-1969), Boston College (coach 1969-1971), Penn (coach 1971-1977), Philadelphia 76ers (coach 1978-1981), Cleveland Cavaliers (coach 1981-1982), Detroit Pistons (coach 1983-1992), New Jersey Nets (coach 1992-1994), Orlando Magic (coach 1997-1999)
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🏆🏀Melvin Joe "Mel" Daniels -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/20/1944 d.10/30/2015 N.S. (71)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Player
Misc: ABA Rookie of the Year (1968); 2x ABA Most Valuable Player (1969, 1971); 3x ABA champion (Indiana Pacers, 1970, 1972, 1973); 7x ABA All-Star.
🏆🥊Mike Gibbons -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/20/1887 d.8/31/1956 (69)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
💰🏆⚾🏒Mike Ilitch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/20/1929 d.2/10/2017 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, Restaurateur, MLB Owner, NHL Owner
Misc: Little Caesar's founder
Sports Teams: Detroit Red Wings (owner), The Detroit Tigers (owner)
🏆⚾Henry "Heinie" Manush -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/20/1901 d.5/12/1971 (69)
Hall of Famer, MLB Left Fielder
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers (1923-1927), St. Louis Browns (1928-1930), Washington Senators (1930-1935), Boston Red Sox (1936), Brooklyn Dodgers (1937-1938), Pittsburgh Pirates (1938-1939)
⚖🏆🏈Daniel Milton "Dan" Rooney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/20/1932 d.4/13/2017 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, Ambassador, NFL Owner
Misc: 8x AFC Champion, 6x Super Bowl champion; was a U.S. Ambassador to Ireland from 2009-2012; chairman of the Pittsburgh Steelers founded by his father Art.
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers (owner and chairman)
🏆🎾Frederick Rudolph "Ted" Schroeder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/20/1921 d.5/26/2006 (84)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
Misc: U.S. Open 1942
🎵Velma Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/20/1927 N.S. d.7/31/2014 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm Guitarist
Names/Places: RN: Velma Williams
🏆🏈Richard Anthony "Dick" Stanfel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/20/1927 N.S. d.6/22/2015 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Guard
Misc: 5x Pro Bowl, 5x First Team, Super Bowl champ (XX)
Sports Teams: University of San Francisco (player), Detroit Lions (player 1952-1955), Washington Redskins (player 1956-1958), University of Notre Dame (coach 1959-1962), University of California Berkeley (coach 1963), Philadelphia Eagles (coach 1964-1970), San Francisco 49ers (coach 1971-1975), New Orleans Saints (1976-1980, 1997-1998), Chicago Bears (1981-1992)
🎵Cindy Walker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/20/1918 d.3/23/2006 (87)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Country Musician
Misc: in the Country Music Hall of Fame
🏆🥊June Byers -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/25/1922 d.7/20/1998 (76)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:DeAlva Eyvonnie Sibley
🎵Milt Gabler -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/20/1911 d.7/20/2001 (90)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer
Misc: jazz aficionado
⚛Guglielmo Marconi -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/25/1874 d.7/20/1937 (63)
Hall of Famer, Inventor, Physicist, Italian
Names/Places: b. in Bologna
Misc: invented the wireless telegraph known today as radio
🏆⚽Alexander Wood -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/12/1907 d.7/20/1987 (80)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scotish
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