🏆🏁🏊Kristen Elizabeth Babb-Sprague -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1968 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
🏆Ingrid Gulbin -- is 76 in the year 2019 and 77 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1943 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, German
⛪🎵🎸Geddy Lee -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1953
Hall of Famer, Jewish, Heavy Metal Singer, Heavy Metal Bassist, Canadian
Names/Places: RN: Gary Leitrib; b. in Toronto
Group Names: Rush (lead)
Song Titles: Take Off (sang on Bob and Doug McKenzie's Great White North song)
🏆⚽Allan McGraw -- is 80 in the year 2019 and 81 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1939 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Soccer Manager, Scotish
🏆🎳Todd Savoy -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1959
Hall of Famer, Bowler
🎵🎸Patty Scialfa -- is 63 in the year 2019 and 64 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1956
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Musician
Names/Places: b. in Deal, NJ; Bruce Springsteen's wife
Misc: AP says b. in 1953
Group Names: Bruce Sprinsteen and the E. St. Band
🏆🥊Michael Spinks -- is 63 in the year 2019 and 64 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1956
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: Leon's brother
Misc: Heavyweight champ 80s
💰🎵Jim Stewart -- is 89 in the year 2019 and 90 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1930 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Executive, Music Figure
Misc: Stax label founder
🏆⚽Karen Walker -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1969
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
🎭🏆🥊Captain Lou Albano -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1933 d.10/14/2009 (76)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Wrestler, Wrestling Manager, American, Italian
Misc: Led 13 different tag teams to a record 17 tag team titles. His association with Cyndi Lauper was pivotal in turning professional wrestling into a mainstream phenomenon.
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🏆🎳Don Carter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1926 d.1/5/2012 (85)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Misc: 6-time Bowler of Year (1953-54,57-58,60-61); voted Greatest of All-Time in 1970.
🎵🎷Charlie Christian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1916 d.3/2/1942 (25)
Hall of Famer, Jazz Guitarist
Misc: Jazz amplified guitar pioneer
🏆🥊Joe Coburn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1835 d.12/6/1890 (55)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Irish
🏆🥊George (Boxer) Dixon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1870 d.1/6/1908 (37)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Canadian
📰Peter Jennings -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1938 d.8/7/2005 (67)
Hall of Famer, Newscaster, Journalist, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Toronto
TV Shows: ABC News, ABC World News Tonight
🏆🏒Ted Lindsay -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1925 N.S. d.3/4/2019 N.S. (93)
Hall of Famer, NHL Coach, NHL Forward, Canadian
Names/Places: RN: Robert Blake Theodore Lindsay; NN: Terrible Ted
Misc: played 1944-1960, 1964-1965
Sports Teams: Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks
🏆🏈Tim Mara -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1887 d.2/17/1959 (71)
Hall of Famer, NFL Owner
Misc: b. Jul 30?
Sports Teams: New York Giants (owner and founder)
🏆🥊Mikel Scicluna -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1929 N.S. d.3/20/2010 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Maltan
🎭🎵"Mama" Cass Elliot -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/19/1943 d.7/29/1974 (30)
Hall of Famer, Actress, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Baltimore, MD; RN:Ellen Naomi Cohen
Misc: some say b. 1941
Group Names: The Mamas & the Papas
🏆🏀Lauren "Laddie" Gale -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/22/1917 N.S. d.7/29/1996 N.S. (79)
Hall of Famer, NBA Player, College Basketball Player
Misc: A leading figure in the development of West Coast basketball, Laddie Gale revolutionized the game by using a one-handed shot.
🎵Glenn Lamont Goins -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/2/1954 d.7/29/1978 (24)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Parliament-Funkadelic
🏆🥊Josip Nikolai Peruzović -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/14/1947 N.S. d.7/29/2018 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring name: Nikolai Volkoff
🏆🏒Joseph George Didler "Cannonball" Pitre -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/1/1883 N.S. d.7/29/1934 N.S. (50)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, NHL Right Wing, Canadian
Misc: NHL Rover
Sports Teams: Montreal Le National (Nationals, 1903-1905), Michigan Soo Indians (1904-1907), Montreal Shamrocks (1907-1908), Edmonton Eskimos (1907-1908), Renfrew Millionaires (1908-1909), Vancouver Millionaires (1913-1914), Montreal Canadiens (1909-1923)
🎭Bill Todman -- Death 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?
🏆🥊Freddie Welsh -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/5/1886 d.7/29/1927 (41)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Welsh (Wales)
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