Famous People Born On July 18th

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Vin Diesel
(Best Known for His Role of 'Dominic Toretto' in the 'Fast & Furious' Film Franchise)
Vin Diesel
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Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Alameda County, California, United States
The internationally recognised action hero Vin Diesel is known for his work in The Fast and the Furious film series and The Chronicles of Riddick trilogy. Before this the actor, who made his stage debut at the age of seven, was recognised for his work in Saving Private Ryan. Vin is also a director, producer, voice over artist and screenwriter.
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Nelson Mandela
(President of South Africa (1994-1999))
Nelson Mandela
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Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: Mvezo, South Africa
Died: December 5, 2013
Revered as the Father of the Nation by the South Africans, Nelson Mandela was a statesman who rose to become the country’s first black head of state. He reconciled a nation divided along racial lines and dismantled the legacy of apartheid.
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Kristen Bell
(Best Known for Her Roles in the TV Series 'Veronica Mars' and the Film 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall')
Kristen Bell
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Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Huntington Woods, Michigan, United States

Kristen Bell started her career by acting in stage productions and gained recognition when she starred in the 2004 film Spartan. She’s starred in popular television series like Veronica Mars, Gossip Girl, House of Lies and The Good Place and films like Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Couples Retreat, When in Rome and The Boss. She’s had issues with depression and anxiety.

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Canelo Álvarez
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
Named the world’s best active boxer by BoxRec and other sports organizations, Mexican welterweight Canelo Álvarez is a skilled counterpuncher. He won a silver at the Mexican National Championship at 15 and has earned the WBC, WBA, and Ring Magazine light middleweight titles. He is known for his knockout wins. 
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Richard Branson
(Founder of the 'Virgin Group')
Richard Branson
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Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Blackheath, London, Engand

Richard Branson is an English business magnate. The founder of Virgin Group Ltd., which controls over 400 companies, Branson was named on Time magazine's list of 100 Most Influential People in The World. Branson has also had a major impact as a philanthropist; he set up a charitable organization called Branson School of Entrepreneurship to provide entrepreneurial training to youngsters.

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John Glenn
(Tthe First American to Orbit the Earth)
John Glenn
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Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Cambridge, Ohio, United States
Died: December 8, 2016

The first American to orbit the Earth, John Glenn was an astronaut, aviator, politician, and businessman. Beginning his career as an army man, he was a fighter pilot in World War II. He later joined NASA and was one of the Mercury Seven. Following his retirement from NASA, he became a politician and served in the US Senate.

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Elsa Pataky
(Known for Her Role as Elena Neves in the 'Fast & Furious' Franchise)
Elsa Pataky
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Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Elsa Pataky is one of the most famous Spanish models and actresses to make it big in the American film industry. She is best known for playing Officer Elena Neves alongside Dwayne Johnson in The Fast and the Furious film franchise. A polyglot, Elsa Pataky can speak Spanish, English, Romanian, Portuguese, French, and Italian fluently.

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Kelly Reilly
(Actress)
Kelly Reilly
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Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Surrey, England

Kelly Reilly began her career as a stage artist and then graduated to acting in television series, some of which became very popular. Considered a natural actress, she has worked in acclaimed projects like The London Cuckolds, Above Suspicion, True Detective, Britannia and Yellowstone. She did some notable films too like A Single Shot, Sherlock Holmes, Orson Welles and Calvary.

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Priyanka Chopra
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India

The Winner of Miss World 2000; a successful actress in Hindi films; the owner of production house that promotes regional Indian cinema and the first Indian actor to play the lead character in an American television show – Priyanka Chopra’s list of achievements is long. The popular star is also a singer, a tech investor and the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

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Hunter S. Thompson
(Journalist and Author)
Hunter S. Thompson
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Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 20, 2005

Hunter S. Thompson was an American author and journalist. He is credited with creating his own subgenre of New Journalism called the gonzo journalism. The author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, which was later adapted into a film, Thompson was famous for his lifelong use of drugs and alcohol. His books have had a major impact on counterculture.

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Richard Wershe Jr.
(FBI Informant, Drug Dealer)
Richard Wershe Jr.
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Michigan
Richard Wershe Jr. became the youngest FBI informant when he was around 14 to 16 years of age. He had started selling cocaine as a teenager and was arrested at 17. He was sentenced to life but was granted parole later. He inspired the 2018 movie White Boy Rick.
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Chace Crawford
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas, United States

Chace Crawford's journey from working as a car valet to becoming an actor in the film and TV industry has been quite inspirational. He also serves as an inspiration to college dropouts and to those who suffer from attention deficit disorder as he established a successful career after being diagnosed with ADHD and dropping out of Pepperdine University.

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Molly Brown
(American socialite)
Molly Brown
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Birth Year: 1867
Birthplace: Hannibal, Missouri, U.S.
Died: October 26, 1932

Molly Brown was an American philanthropist and socialite. She is often referred to as the Unsinkable Molly Brown for surviving the 1912 sinking of Titanic and for unsuccessfully encouraging the crew members of Lifeboat No. 6 to look for survivors by returning to the debris field. Her life and work inspired the 1960 musical, The Unsinkable Molly Brown.

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James Brolin
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Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Westwood, California, United States
James Brolin is best known for his Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning performance as Steven Kiley in Marcus Welby, MD. Also known as Barbara Streisand’s husband and Josh Brolin’s father, he portrayed Ronald Reagan in the miniseries The Reagans. Fans also loved him in the movie Traffic and the series Hotel.
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Elizabeth McGovern
(American film actor)
Elizabeth McGovern
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Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
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Red Skelton
(Comedian, Pantomimist)
Red Skelton
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Birth Year: 1913
Birthplace: Vincennes
Died: September 17, 1997

Red Skelton is best remembered as the host of The Red Skelton Show. Apart from films and TV, he had also performed in vaudeville, casinos, and nightclubs. He was also a skilled painter and specialized in paintings of clowns, which earned him more than his acting projects.

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Penny Hardaway
(Basketball coach)
Penny Hardaway
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Penny Hardaway is a college basketball coach who is currently serving as the head coach for the Memphis Tigers men's basketball team. A former player, Hardaway played for teams like Miami Heat and New York Knicks in the National Basketball Association where he was a two-time All-NBA First Team member and a four-time NBA All-Star. 

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Thanasis Antetokounmpo
(Basketball player)
Thanasis Antetokounmpo
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Greek basketball player Thanasis Antetokounmpo, older brother of NBA player Giannis Antetokounmpo, plays for the NBA team Milwaukee Bucks. Known as “The Greek Streak” and “The Elevator,” he was chosen to play for the Nigerian team at the 2016 Rio Olympics, but he chose to play for Greece instead.
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Hopsin
(Rapper)
Hopsin
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Panorama City, Los Angeles, California
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James Norton
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: London, England
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Michiel Huisman
(Dutch Actor Known for His Role as 'Daario Naharis' on HBO’s Fantasy Series 'Game of Thrones')
Michiel Huisman
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Amstelveen, Netherlands

Michiel Huisman is a Dutch musician and actor who achieved international fame after taking over the role of Daario Naharis in the popular HBO series Game of Thrones in 2014. Michiel Huisman is also known for his association with the band Fontane, which was later renamed Michiel Huisman.

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Lee Tae-min
(Singer, Actor)
Lee Tae-min
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Seoul
South Korean singer/actor Lee Tae-min gained fame as part of the group Shinee. He came to be known as the “Idol’s Idol” and soon launched his solo career, delivering hits such as Danger. He also starred in the comedy Tae-Hee, Hye-Kyo, Ji-Hyun and later joined the K-pop supergroup SuperM
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Dion DiMucci
(Singer-songwriter)
Dion DiMucci
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Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
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Yung Lean
(Rapper, Songwriter, Fashion designer, Record Producer)
Yung Lean
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Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Stockholm
Swedish rapper Yung Lean is best known for his track Ginseng Strip 2002 and for albums such as Unknown Memory. His music is known as sad rap, emo rap, and soundcloud rap, and he also performs with the band Död Mark. He has struggled with bipolar disorder and drug issues.
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Taylor Russell
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Canadian actress, Taylor Russell, is best known for starring in the TV show Lost in Space. She began acting when she was in her late teens. At the beginning of her career, she appeared in small roles in TV shows. With time, she started getting more substantial roles and gradually ventured into films as well.

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Anne-Marie Johnson
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Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Margo Martindale
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Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Texas, USA
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Virgil Earp
(Police officer)
Virgil Earp
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Birth Year: 1843
Birthplace: Hartford, Kentucky, United States
Died: October 19, 1905
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Lil Bibby
(Rapper)
Lil Bibby
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
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Joe Torre
(One of the Most Successful Baseball Managers in Sports History)
Joe Torre
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Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Initially MLB’s chief baseball officer, Joe Torre has won 4 World Series championships for the New York Yankees, as a manager. He has authored books such as The Yankee Years. He and his wife have launched the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation, which helps prevent domestic violence.

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Mandy Rose
(Wrestler)
Mandy Rose
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Westchester County, New York, United States
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Hume Cronyn
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Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: London, Canada
Died: June 15, 2003

Born to a politician father and a brewery heiress mother, actor Hume Cronyn, initially showed promise as a boxer. He teamed up with Alfred Hitchcock for films such as Shadow of a Doubt. The film The Seventh Cross, set in Nazi Germany, earned him an Academy Award nomination.

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Patrick Beverley
(Basketball Player)
Patrick Beverley
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Laura Carmichael
(Film actress)
Laura Carmichael
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
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Benjamin Hornigold
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Birth Year: 1680
Birthplace: England
Died: 1719 AD
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Ambyr Childers
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Cottonwood, Arizona, United States
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Shahid Khan
(Business person)
Shahid Khan
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Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan Punjab, Pakistan
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Screamin' Jay Hawkins
(Singer-songwriter)
Screamin' Jay Hawkins
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: February 12, 2000
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Bam Adebayo
(Basketball player)
Bam Adebayo
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
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Ricky Skaggs
(Singer)
Ricky Skaggs
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Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Cordell, Kentucky, United States
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Chill Wills
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Birth Year: 1902
Birthplace: Seagoville, Texas, United States
Died: December 15, 1978
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Joo Sang-wook
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Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Joo Sang-wook is a South Korean actor known for playing important roles in TV series like Giant, Good Doctor, Cunning Single Lady, and Special Affairs Team TEN. The recipient of several prestigious awards, Joo Sang-wook won a couple of SBS Drama Awards for his work in Giant. He also has KBS Drama Award and KBS Entertainment Award under his belt.

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Steve Forbes
(Heir and Editor-in-Chief of Business Magazine 'Forbes')
Steve Forbes
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Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Morristown
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Jason Weaver
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
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William Makepeace Thackeray
(Author & Novelist)
William Makepeace Thackeray
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Birth Year: 1811
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: December 24, 1863
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Daneliya Tuleshova
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Birth Year: 2006
Birthplace: Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
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Bhumi Pednekar
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
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Audrey Landers
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Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Soundarya
(Actress)
Soundarya
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Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Mulbagal, Kolar, Karnataka, India
Died: April 17, 2004
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Mehdi Hassan
(Ghazal Singer)
Mehdi Hassan
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Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Luna
Died: June 13, 2012

Mehdi Hassan was a Pakistani ghazal singer and playback singer for Lollywood. He is considered to be one of the greatest figures in the history of ghazal singing and is referred to as the "Shahenshah-e-Ghazal" (Emperor of Ghazal). An influential figure in the Pakistani film industry, he sang and composed music for an estimated 300 films.

The powerful influence of Moon coupled with the governance of Mars is said to astrologically determine the characteristic traits of individuals born on July 18. While the former rules the zodiacal group, the latter govern the date in which these individuals are born. Together, the two determine the probabilities of the personality of July 18 individuals. The positive attributes of those with this birthdate include their cooperative nature, instinctive mind and dependability and fairness. They are extremely practical folks with a penchant for creativity and imagination. However not all is good with these people as they are prone to getting bored and are susceptible to changeable moods. 

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on July 18

Personality
The personality traits of individuals born on July 18 include an energetic disposition coupled with a focussed mind and strong determination. These people strongly believe in being fair and loyal towards people. They can be emotional one time but if need be, they can change themselves into a strong and tough person in the other. What’s more, these people possess an optimistic view of life with a modern outlook. They are naturally friendly, tactful and cooperative. One thing that is common to all Cancerians and thus to July 18 individuals as well is their empathetic nature. These people not only are great at sympathizing with people, they are empathetic to their needs and feel strongly for their emotions. Highly intuitive, they trust their psychic while formulating their thoughts and views.

Health
Complete utilization of common sense determines the healthy being and robust living of individuals born on July 18. These people are mostly cautious about what they eat and never tend to indulge. The only thing that these individuals need to watch out for is avoiding overtaxing themselves and causing drainage of energies. Practicing exercise is a good way for these individuals to help relax. Physical activities that focus on calm and controlled breathing and relaxation technique are best options that these people can try on. Another important thing that July 18 individuals need to watch out for is draining all the emotional anger and discontentment. Brooding over it would only dampen their spirit and cause ill health.

Finance
The financial condition of individuals born on July 17 is strictly decent. These people are prone to taking calculate risk in monetary matters. Though the same pays off extremely well in most situations, sometimes, they can be hazardous and jeopardize the savings and usual budget obligations. Thus, July 17 individuals need to be extremely careful in finance matters and spend money cautiously and wisely.

Career
There are a number of things that July 17 individuals look into while picking the right job for themselves. These people not only demand to feel useful and productive at work, but also require a work that promises a good rate of pay. Additionally, since these people are free-spirited folks with an energetic disposition and a craving for independence, they are best suited to occupational position that involve using their initiative rather than set procedures. When they fond a perfect job, they not only attain success but have the ability to reach to the topmost position with their inherent determination, skill and focus.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Cancerians share an affable and friendly nature with their loved ones and close people. They have an idealistic attitude and this mostly extends in matters of love and romance as well. They thrive on sensitivity of emotions and need a partner who fulfils this need of theirs. Additionally, a perfect partner for these people is one is as caring and thoughtful as they are. He/she should also share July 18 individuals’ view of perfect companionship and devote themselves physically, emotionally and sentimentally to their partner. Since those with this birthday have a rose tinted vision of the world, they mostly get hurt while in a love relationship. But this does deter them from finding a true soul mate. Parenting comes naturally to July 18 men and women. These people love playing and teaching their children and are eager to be involved in the activities in the life of the little one.

Lucky Color: Red, Maroon, Scarlet
Lucky Number: 9, 18, 27, 36, 45
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 9, 18, 27