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Born On the Fourth of July

Calvin Coolidge (1872) - Coolidge was our country's 30th President from 1923-1929.

Al Davis (1929) - Longtime owner of the NFL's Oakland Raiders, who coined the phrase "Commitment to Excellence."

Ann Landers and Abigail Van Buren (1918) - One of the most recognized advice columnists in the world, Landers died in 2002. Her twin sister, Abigail, also an advice columnist, published under the name 'Dear Abby.'

Gina Lollobrigida (1927) - This big screen Italian sex symbol of the 50s and 60s is best remembered for her role in 'Strange Bedfellows' and guest appearances on the 80s TV hit 'Falcon Crest'.

Matt Malley (1963) - Longtime and former bass player for the musical group 'Counting Crows'.

Johnnie Parsons (1918) - This Indy race car driver won the 1950 Indianapolis 500.

Geraldo Rivera (1943) - Popular investigative reporter and talk show host, best known for the infamous 'Mystery of Al Capone's vault' and search for lost treasure at the Lexington Hotel in Chicago in 1986.

Eva Marie Saint (1924) - Famous lead actress who appeared opposite Cary Grant in 'North by Northwest', Paul Newman in a TV version of 'Our Town,' Bob Hope in 'That Certain Feeling,' and Marlon Brando in 'On the Waterfront.'

Neil Simon (1927) - Pulitzer Prize and Golden Globe Award-winning writer's works include 'The Odd Couple,' 'Barefoot in the Park,' 'The Goodbye Girl,', 'Brighton Beach Memoirs,' and 'Lost in Yonkers.'

George Steinbrenner (1930) - Major League Baseball's version of 'The Boss,' he purchased the New York Yankees from CBS for $10 million dollars in 1973 and proceeded to make 17 managerial changes in his first 17 years as owner. In its annual survey, Forbes magazine recently estimated the Yankees to be valued at $950 million dollars.

John Waite (1955) - Longtime Rock singer with hits as a soloist and as a member of 'The Babys' and 'Bad English.'

Bill Withers (1938) - Singer, songwriter, guitarist, best known for his 70s hits 'Lean on Me' and 'Ain't No Sunshine.'

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