This Week's Birthdays - Week of July 8

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July 8, 1914 – William Clarence Eckstine was an American singer of ballads and a bandleader of the swing era.

Billy Eckstine (StreetView)
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 (StreetView)
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 (StreetView)
Mary McLeod Bethune

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

Weezer (StreetView)

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

Bill Cosby (StreetView)
Bill Cosby

July 13, 1942 – Harrison Ford is an American film actor and producer.

Harrison Ford (StreetView)
Harrison Ford

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

Terry-Thomas (StreetView)