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Famous Australian July Birthdays

JULY 1 to 15     July 16 to 31

Were you or someone you know born in July? You'll find below some notable Australian politicians, footballers, actors, musicians, athletes and even a few Logie Award winners that have July birthdays.

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JAN   1-15   16-31 APR   1-15   16-30 JULY   1-15   16-31 OCT   1-15   16-31
FEB   1-15   16-29 MAY   1-15   16-31 AUG   1-15   16-31 NOV   1-15   16-30
MAR   1-15   16-31 JUNE   1-15   16-31 SEPT   1-15   16-30 DEC   1-15   16-31
Birth Death Aussies Born in July A little bit about them . . .
17 July 1902 -1983 Christina Stead Australian novelist (Man Who Loved Children, For Love Alone, House of All Nations)
17 July 1975   Terence Chi-Shen Tao Australian mathematician, child prodigy, received his Ph.D. at age of 20, was youngest gold medal winner at age of 13 at International Mathematical Olympiad
17 July 1976   Matthew Holmes Australian actor (Sea Patrol, Blue Heelers)
17 July 1983   Ryan Guettler Australian professional BMX rider, won silver medal at 2001 Asian X Games
17 July 1987   Darius Boyd Australian rugby league footballer, awarded the Clive Churchill Medal at the 2010 Grand Final.
18 July 1890 -1983 Francis Forde 15th Prime Minister of Australia (1945-1945), shortest serving PM in Australia's history (8 days), Canberra suburb of Forde is named after him
18 July 1962   Shaun Micallef Australian comedian, actor (Full Frontal, Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation) and writer (book - Smithereens),
Aria Award 2008, Logie Award 2010
19 July 1949   Ivar (Ivor) Kants Australian actor (Restless Years, Home and Away, Neighbours, Heartbreak High, The Plumber)
19 July 1963   Garth Nix Australian author of young adult fantasy novels (Old Kingdom series, Seventh Tower series, Keys to the Kingdom series)
20 July 1912 -1970 George Johnston Australian journalist, war correspondent and novelist (My Brother Jack, Clean Straw for Nothing, Australia at War), Miles Franklin Award 1964, 1969 
20 July 1953   Marcia Hines American-Australian singer (Fire & Rain, I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself), Australian Idol judge, ARIA Hall of Fame 2007, mother of singer Deni Hines
20 July 1976   Andrew Stockdale Australian musician, lead singer & guitarist in the band Wolfmother, APRA Award 2007
20 July 1978   Tamsyn Lewis Australian middle-distance runner,  Gold medal winner at 1998, 2002, 2006 Commonwealth Games
21 July 1953   Jeff Fatt Chinese-Australian musician and actor, purple shirt member of the children's band The Wiggles, focus for the group's catch-phrase "Wake Up, Jeff!"
22 July 1973   Daniel Jones Australian musician (Truly Madly Deeply, I Knew I Loved You), half of the Savage Garden duo
23 July 1942   Sallyanne Atkinson Australian politician, Brisbane Lord Mayor (1985-91)
23 July 1983   Bec Hewitt
(nee Cartwright)
Australian singer & actress (Home and Away), won Logie Award 2005, won 2004 Dancing with the Stars, married tennis player Lleyton Hewitt in 2005
24 July 1919 -1999 Robert Marsden Hope Australian justice, NSW Supreme Court justice, first Chancellor of the University of Wollongong
24 July 1935   Pat Oliphant Australian cartoonist, world-wide syndicated political cartoons, Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning 1967
24 July 1979   Mary Rose Byrne Australian actress (X-Men: First Class, Bridesmaids, Get Him to the Greek), won AFI Award 2007
24 July 1998   Bindi Sue Irwin Australian entertainer, actress (Crocodile Hunter Diaries, Bindi the Jungle Girl, Free Willy), daughter of The Crocodile Hunter star Steve Irwin
25 July 1861 -1924 Charles Brownlow Australian rules football player and administrator, known for having the Brownlow Medal named in his honour (Chas Brownlow Trophy)
25 July 1936   Glenn Murcutt Australian architect, 1992 RAIA Gold Medal, 2002 Pritzker Prize for Architecture, 2009 AIA Gold Medal
26 July 1939   John W. Howard 25th Prime Minister of Australia (1996-2007), Liberal Party, US Presidential Medal of Freedom 2009
26 July 1977   Rebecca St. James
Rebecca Smallbone
Australian singer (Worship God, Pray, I Will Praise You), actor (Sarah's Choice), Grammy Award 2000
26 July 1981   Abe Forsythe Australian director, actor (Marking Time, Ned, Tripping Over, Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant)
27 July 1933 -1995 Ted Whitten
Edward EJ Whitten
Australian rules footballer, 1996 Australian Football Hall of Fame, selected Captain AFL Team of Century
27 July 1953   Yahoo Serious
Greg Pead
Australian director, score composer, actor (Young Einstein, Reckless Kelly, Mr. Accident)
27 July 1972   Janine Ilitch
Janine Claire Lynch
Australian netballer, Commonwealth Games - Silver 2006, Gold 2002, Gold 1998, Netball World Championships - Silver 2003, Gold 1999
27 July 1972   Clint Robinson Australian surf lifesaver and kayaker, Summer Olympics gold 1992, silver 2004, bronze 1996
27 July 1980   Allan Davis Australian road racing cyclist, Gold in Road Race at 2010 Commonwealth Games
27 July 1990   Indiana Rose Evans Australian singer, actress (H20: Just Add Water, Home and Away, Snobs), Logie Award 2008
28 July 1890 -1975 Marie Lohr Australian actress (A Town Like Alice, Pygmalion, Small Hotel, Great Catherine, The Winslow Boy)
28 July 1949 -2001 Peter Doyle Australian singer (Skin Deep, Mr Good Time, Stupidity), member 2nd line-up of The New Seekers
30 July 1969   Simon Baker Australian actor (The Mentalist, The Guardian, Smith, The Devil Wears Prada, Heartbreak High, Margin Call, Killer Inside Me, Not Forgotten), Logie Award 1993
30 July 1982   Yvonne Strahovski
Yvonne Strzechowski
Australian actress (Chuck, headLand, Gone, Plex), voice & facial appearance for video game Mass Effect
31 July 1951   Evonne Goolagong Cawley Australian tennis champion, first Indigenous Australian woman to achieve international sporting fame, in 1971 won both French Open & Wimbledon, 1971 Australian of the Year, member Wiradjuri people
31 July 1953   Ted Baillieu Australian politician, 46th Premier of Victoria (2010- )
31 July 1987   Brittany Byrnes Australian actress (Babe, Breakers, Little Oberon, Mermaids, Toybox, The Violent Earth)

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