This Week's Birthdays - Week of July 8

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of July 8

Monday, Jul 8 2013 by kjfitz
July 8, 1914 - William Clarence Eckstine was an American singer of ballads and a bandleader of the swing era.

Billy Eckstine
July 9, 1950 - Adriano Panatta is a former professional tennis player from Italy. He is best remembered for winning the French Open in 1976.

New life for a former tennis player
July 10, 1875 - Mary Jane McLeod Bethune was an American educator and civil rights leader best known for starting a school for African American students in Daytona Beach, Florida, that eventually became Bethune-Cookman University and for being an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Mary McLeod Bethune
July 11, 1965 - Scott G. Shriner is an American musician and the bass guitarist for the alternative rock band Weezer.

July 12, 1937 - William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr. is an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist.

Bill Cosby
July 13, 1942 - Harrison Ford is an American film actor and producer.

Harrison Ford
July 14, 1911 - Thomas Terry Hoar-Stevens was a distinctive English comic actor, known as Terry-Thomas.