🏆🏁Jerry Cook -- is 73 in the year 2018 and 74 in the year 2019; b.7/31/1945
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: NASCAR modified championship racer
🏆🎾Evonne Fay Goolagong-Cawley -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.7/31/1951
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Australian
Misc: won the Australian Open 4 times, Wimbledon twice (1971-79), French once.
🏆🏈Kevin Greene -- is 56 in the year 2018 and 57 in the year 2019; b.7/31/1962
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Linebacker
Misc: 5x Pro Bowl, 160 sacks by a linebacker record setter
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Rams (1985-1992), Pittsburgh Steelers (1993-1995), Carolina Panthers (1996), San Francisco 49ers (1997), Carolina Panthers (1998-1999), Green Bay Packers (coach 2009-2013)
🏆🏀Bob Hurley -- is 71 in the year 2018 and 72 in the year 2019; b.7/31/1947 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: St. Anthony High School (coach 1972-present as of 2016)
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🏆🏈Jonathan Ogden -- is 44 in the year 2018 and 45 in the year 2019; b.7/31/1974
Hall of Famer, NFL Tackle, College Football Player
Misc: 11x Pro Bowl, 5x First Team All-Pro; in the College Football and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University California of Los Angeles, Baltimore Ravens (1996-2007)
🏆🏈Andre Ware -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.7/31/1969
Hall of Famer, Sports Commentator, Sports Analyst, NFL Quarterback, College Football Player
Misc: Heisman Trophy (1989)
Sports Teams: University of Houston, Detroit Lions (1990-1993), Ottawa Rough Riders (1995), BC Lions (1996), Toronto Argonauts (1997), Berlin Thunder (1999)
🎵Bonnie Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/31/1937 d.7/16/2016 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, Singer, Country-Pop Performer
Group Names: The Browns
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🏆Arthur Daley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/31/1904 N.S. d.??/??/1976 N.S. (72)
Hall of Famer, Sports Writer
💰🎵Ahmet Ertegun -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/31/1923 d.12/14/2006 (83)
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Executive, Music Producer, Turkey
Misc: co-founder of Atlantic Records & Chairman of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation
🏆🎳Billy Golembiewski -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/31/1929 d.1/25/1998 (68)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Names/Places: aka Billy G.
✍🎭🏆⚾🏈🏀Curt Gowdy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/31/1919 d.2/20/2006 (86)
Hall of Famer, Author, TV Host, Sportscaster, Baseball Announcer, Football Announcer, Basketball Announcer
Misc: Ford C. Frick Award winner in 1984; Basketball Hall of Fame prez, former radio voice of NY Yankees and then Boston Red Sox from 1949-66; TV play-by-play man for AFL, NFL and major league baseball; has broadcast World Series, All-Star Games, Rose Bowls, Super Bowls, Olympics and NCAA Final Fours for all 3 networks; in the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: New York Giants (baseball, broadcaster), Boston Red Sox (baseball, broadcaster)
Book Titles: Cowboy at the Mike, Seasons to Remember: The Way It Was in American Sports 1945-1960, The Golden Boy (foreword for author Dr. George I. Martin)
TV Shows: The American Sportsman, Saturday Night Basketball, Monday Night Baseball, ABC Sports, NBC Sports
🏆🏒Bryan Hextall -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/31/1913 d.7/25/1984 (70)
Hall of Famer, NHL Right Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1933-1948
Sports Teams: New York Rangers
⚖James Kent -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/31/1763 d.12/12/1847 (84)
Hall of Famer, Jurist, Scholar
🎵Roy Milton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/31/1907 d.9/18/1983 (76)
Hall of Famer, Bandleader, Rhythm and Blues Singer
🏆🏁Louise Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/31/1916 d.3/4/2006 (89)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: tied for the second woman to race in NASCAR at the top level.
🎭Bill Todman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/31/1913 d.7/29/1979 (65)
Hall of Famer, TV Producer
Names/Places: b. in New York; RFN:William
Misc: producer of many game shows with partner Mark Goodson
TV Shows: Beat the Clock, Card Sharks, Family Feud, Match Game, Password, Tattletales, The Price is Right, To Tell the Truth, What's My Line?
🎭🏆🥊Rowdy Roddy Piper -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/17/1954 d.7/31/2015 (61)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Wrestler, Canadian
Names/Places: RN:Roderick "Roddy" George Toombs
🎭🎵Jim Reeves -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/20/1923 d.7/31/1964 (41)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Songwriter, Radio Disc Jock, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Carthage, TX; NN:Gentleman
Misc: some say b. 1924; Pioneer of the Nashville Sound
🏆⚽Bobby Robson -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/18/1933 d.7/31/2009 (76)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: CBE; inside forward and manager
🎵Velma Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/20/1927 N.S. d.7/31/2014 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm Guitarist
Names/Places: RN: Velma Williams
🏆🏌Walter Travis -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/10/1862 d.7/31/1927 (65)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
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