Famous People Born On July 4th

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Individuals born on the 4th of July, fall under the fourth sign of the Zodiac, Cancer. The people born under the sign of Cancer are ruled by the moon. The individuals born on the 4th of July are very caring and loving individuals who are extremely fond of their loved ones. They thrive when there is harmony in their surroundings, but are quite sensitive to discord. With Uranus as their birth-date ruling planet, a Cancerian individual can be strong-willed and determined to follow through a task to the very end. But, a defining trait of these individuals is their fairness and willingness to apologize whenever they commit a mistake.

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Post Malone
(One of the Best-Selling Pop Singer-Songwriter and Has Won 10 Billboard Music Awards)
Post Malone
74
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States

Much appreciated for his introspective songwriting, singer-songwriter, Post Malone ,is the first-ever solo artist to top both the Billboard Rap Airplay and Adult Contemporary charts as a lead artist. His music covers a range of genres including country, grunge, rap, and R&B. He has been accused of  "appropriating" African-American culture and has been called a “culture vulture".

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Calvin Coolidge
(30th President of the United States (1923–1929))
Calvin Coolidge
14
Birth Year: 1872
Birthplace: Plymouth, Vermont, United States
Died: January 5, 1933

The 30th president of the United States, Calvin Coolidge started his career as a lawyer before becoming an influential American politician. A man of few words with a dry sense of humor, Calvin Coolidge represented the middle class, which worked in his favor. Despite being a reclusive politician, Coolidge gave 520 press conferences, making himself available to reporters quite often.

 3 
Julio Cesar Chavez
(Mexican Former Professional Boxer and Multiple-Time World Champion in Three Weight Divisions)
Julio Cesar Chavez
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Ciudad Obregón, Mexico

Julio Cesar Chavez is a Mexican former boxer who won several world championships in three different weight divisions. He also holds several records, such as the most successful world title defenses and most title fights. He has been named in ESPN's 50 Greatest Boxers of All Time list and was made an inductee of the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

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Bill Withers
(American singer-songwriter)
Bill Withers
3
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Slab Fork, West Virginia, U.S.
Died: March 30, 2020

Soul and R&B legend Bill Withers is best remembered for hits such as Ain't No Sunshine and Lean on Me. The three-time Grammy Award-winner also inspired the documentary Still Bill. A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Bill moved on to other jobs after his 15-year music career. 

 

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Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Novelist and Short Story Writer)
Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Birth Year: 1804
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 19, 1864

Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American writer, known for dark romanticism and moral-themed novels and short stories. A descendant of judge John Hathorne of the Salem witch trials infamy, the writer was a friend of late American president Franklin Pierce. His well-known books include Twice-Told Tales, The Scarlet Letter and The House of the Seven Gables. Nathaniel was married to painter Sophia Peabody.

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Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Italian General Who Contributed to Italian Unification and the Creation of the Kingdom of Italy)
Giuseppe Garibaldi
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Birth Year: 1807
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: June 2, 1882

Italian general, patriot, and republican Giuseppe Garibaldi is remembered for the role he played in the Italian unification and the creation of the Kingdom of Italy. He is considered one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland." A highly proficient military general, he also led the Expedition of the Thousand on behalf of Victor Emmanuel II. He died in 1882.

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Geraldo Rivera
(Journalist & Former Television Host)
Geraldo Rivera
18
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Journalist and TV personality Geraldo Rivera is best known for hosting the talk show Geraldo. He has also been part of the TV special The Mystery of Al Capone's Vaults and the shows Geraldo at Large, Geraldo Rivera Reports, and The Five. He has authored several books, such as Willowbrook.
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Angelique Boyer
(French-Mexican Actress)
Angelique Boyer
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Saint-Claude, France
French-Mexican actor Angelique Boyer is best known for her appearances in telenovelas such as Corazón Salvaje and Rebelde. She was previously part of the band Rabanitos Verdes. She has won awards such as the Premios Juventud and the Premios TVyNovelas. She has also been part of the film J-ok'el.
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Gina Lollobrigida
(Actress, Photojournalist)
Gina Lollobrigida
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Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Subiaco, Italy

Gina Lollobrigida is an Italian actress and photojournalist counted amongst the highest-profile European actresses of the 1950s and 1960s. Considered a  sex symbol in her youth, she had a successful career both in the film and TV industries. She later built a second career as a photojournalist. She is a recipient of the NIAF Lifetime Achievement Award.  

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Neil Simon
(Playwright & Screenwriter)
Neil Simon
0
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York
Died: August 26, 2018
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Meyer Lansky
(One of the Most Financially Successful Gangsters in American History)
Meyer Lansky
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Birth Year: 1902
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus
Died: January 15, 1983
Meyer Lansky, or the "Mob's Accountant,” was key to the formation of the National Crime Syndicate along with Charles "Lucky" Luciano. A member of the Jewish mob, he built a worldwide gambling empire that included casinos in Las Vegas. Hyman Roth from The Godfather Part II was based on him.
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Alfredo Di Stéfano
(Argentine Professional Footballer and Coach Who Played as a Forward)
Alfredo Di Stéfano
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Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Barracas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: July 7, 2014

Alfredo Di Stéfano was an Argentine-born Spanish football player and coach. Counted among the greatest football players of all time, Di Stéfano is remembered for his association with Real Madrid, where he played a major role in the club's domination of La Liga and the European Cup during the 1950s. In 2004, he was included in Pele’s FIFA 100 list.

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Eva Marie Saint
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Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey

Eva Marie Saint is an American actress best known for her Academy Award-winning performance in the 1954 film, On the Waterfront. She has also won a Primetime Emmy Award for her work in the miniseries, People Like Us. Eva Marie Saint has two stars on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to the film and TV industries. 

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Rube Goldberg
(Cartoonist)
Rube Goldberg
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Birth Year: 1883
Birthplace: San Francisco, U.S.
Died: December 7, 1970

Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Rube Goldberg, whose works gave rise to the expression Rube Goldberg machines, had started as an engineer and designed sewer pipes. He later worked for the San Francisco Chronicle and eventually soared to fame with his cartoons depicting gadgets and the character Professor Lucifer Gorgonzola Butts.

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Harrison Osterfield
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Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: England
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Eric Fleming
8
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Santa Paula, California, United States
Died: September 28, 1966
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AnEsonGib
(YouTube Star)
AnEsonGib
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Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Geli Raubal
(Half-Niece of Adolf Hitler)
Geli Raubal
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Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Linz, Austria
Died: September 18, 1931
Geli Raubal was the half-niece of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and the daughter of Hitler’s half-sister, Angela Raubal. She spent her childhood in Hitler’s home, where her mother worked as a housekeeper. She is said to have committed suicide after Hitler forbade her to pursue singing lessons in Vienna.
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Stephen Foster
(Composer known as the Father of American music)
Stephen Foster
2
Birth Year: 1826
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 13, 1864
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Queen Sonja of Norway
(wife of King Harald V)
Queen Sonja of Norway
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Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Oslo
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Horace Grant
(Basketball Players)
Horace Grant
1
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, USA
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Michael Sorrentino
(Television Personality)
Michael Sorrentino
2
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: West Brighton, New York, United States
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Murad III
(Ottoman Sultan)
Murad III
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Birth Year: 1546
Birthplace: Manisa, Turkey
Died: December 31, 1595
Murad III, son of Şehzade Selim and Nurbanu Sultan, was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1574 to 1595. He was dominated by his mother and his harem, particularly by his favorite wife, Safiye Sultan. He also fought wars with the Safavid Empire and was an art connoisseur.
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Safaree Samuels
(Rapper and Songwriter, Best Known as the Cast of VH1 Reality Show 'Love & Hip Hop")
Safaree Samuels
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Jamaican-American rapper Safaree Samuels started his career with The Hoodstars. He is also known as rapper Nicki Minaj’s former boyfriend. He once launched a sex toy line and later sold his porn videos on his OnlyFans account. He has also been part of the reality show Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood.

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Becki Newton
(Actress)
Becki Newton
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Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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Sergio Oliva
(Bodybuilder)
Sergio Oliva
2
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Guanabacoa, Havana, Cuba
Died: November 12, 2012
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Roland Ratzenberger
(Austrian Formula One Racer Who Died during the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix Qualifier)
Roland Ratzenberger
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Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: April 30, 1994

Austrian Formula One racing driver Roland Ratzenberger was in his teens when he first showed an interest in racing. He was killed while qualifying for the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, while uncannily, Brazilian world champion racer Ayrton Senna died during the race the next day.

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Elie Saab
(Fashion Designer)
Elie Saab
3
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Beirut

Lebanese designer Elie Saab had started dressing up his sisters in scraps at age 10. Known for his ornate bridal couture, combining Western silhouettes and Middle-Eastern embellishments, he was the first non-Italian in the governing body of the Milan Fashion Week. He also ventured into interior design in Dubai.

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Ron Kovic
(Anti-War Activist)
Ron Kovic
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Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Ladysmith, Wisconsin, United States
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Barry Windham
(Professional wrestler)
Barry Windham
0
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Sweetwater, Texas, USA
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Prince Michael of Kent
(Member of the British Royal Family)
Prince Michael of Kent
2
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Coppins, Iver, Buckinghamshire, England

A member of the British royal family, Prince Michael of Kent is a grandson of King George V and Queen Mary. He is currently 48th in the line of succession to the British throne. He is a businessman and runs his own consultancy business with operations across the world. He has a keen interest in sports and is a Freemason.

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Alyssa Miller
1
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
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Floyd Little
(American football player)
Floyd Little
1
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: January 1, 2021
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Robert K. Merton
(Sociologist)
Robert K. Merton
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Birth Year: 1910
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: February 23, 2003

Robert K. Merton was an American sociologist best remembered for his immense contribution to the field of criminology. Merton, who is credited with founding the sociology of science, was honored with the prestigious National Medal of Science in 1994 for his contribution to the field. He is also credited with mentoring fellow sociologists like Jonathan R. Cole.

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Alan Wilson
(singer, singer-songwriter, guitarist)
Alan Wilson
2
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Boston
Died: September 3, 1970
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Al Davis
(American Football Coach and Executive & Former Owner and General Manager of the ‘Oakland Raiders’ of the NFL)
Al Davis
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Brockton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 8, 2011
Allen Davis was the general manager and owner of the NFL team Oakland Raiders for 39 years. He had also been the Raiders’ head coach. His motto,"Just win, baby," led the Raiders to win three Super Bowl titles. He also hired the first Black NFL head coach.
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Gulzarilal Nanda
(Former Prime Minister of India)
Gulzarilal Nanda
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Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: Sialkot, Punjab, British India (now in Punjab, Pakistan)
Died: January 15, 1998

Gulzarilal Nanda was the acting prime minister of India after the deaths of sitting prime ministers Jawaharlal Nehru in 1964 and Lal Bahadur Shastri in 1966. The Bharat Ratna winner had previously been jailed twice for his participation in Mahatma Gandhi’s Non-Cooperation Movement. He had also been an economics professor.

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Tahar Rahim
(French Actor Known for His Starring Role as 'Malik El Djebena' in the Movie 'A Prophet')
Tahar Rahim
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Belfort, France

Tahar Rahim is a French actor best known for playing Malik El Djebena in A Prophet for which he received several awards, including the 2009 European Film Award for Best Actor and the 2010 César Award for Best Actor. Tahar Rahim also won nominations at the Golden Globe Awards and British Academy Film Awards for his performance in The Mauritanian.

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Henrietta Swan Leavitt
0
Birth Year: 1868
Birthplace: Lancaster, Massachusetts
Died: December 12, 1921

Born to a church minister, Henrietta Swan Leavitt grew up to work as a “human computer” at the Harvard Observatory. The American astronomer gained fame for discovering the period-luminosity relation of Cepheid variables. However, her brilliant scientific career was halted by her death due to stomach cancer at 53.

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Andrew Zimmern
(Television presenter, Writer)
Andrew Zimmern
2
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: New York City
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Era Istrefi
(Kosovar-Albanian Singer Known for Her Breakthrough Single ‘BonBon')
Era Istrefi
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Pristina, Kosovo
Known for her single BonBon, which catapulted her to fame, Kosovo-Albanian singer Era Istrefi is the younger sister of singer Nora Istrefi. Era specializes in a signature fusion of dance, electronic, pop, and hip-hop. She also writes most of her lyrics in the Gheg Albanian dialect.
 42 
George Everest
(British Surveyor and Geographer Who Served as Surveyor General of India From 1830 to 1843)
George Everest
0
Birth Year: 1790
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 1, 1866

George Everest was a British geographer and surveyor. From 1830 to 1843, he served as Surveyor General of India. His work and contributions were honored by naming Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, after him.

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Isabeli Fontana
(Brazilian Model Known for Her Work With 'Victoria’s Secret')
Isabeli Fontana
1
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

Brazilian model Isabeli Fontana was in her teens when she became a Victoria’s Secret model in 1999, in a rare breach of the company’s policy of hiring models aged 21 or more. Apart from modeling for iconic brands such as Chanel and Armani, she has also appeared in magazines such as Vogue.

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Pam Shriver
(Tennis player)
Pam Shriver
2
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
 45 
Edmonia Lewis
(First African-American and Native American Sculptor to Achieve International Prominence)
Edmonia Lewis
1
Birth Year: 1844
Birthplace: Rensselaer County, New York, United States
Died: September 17, 1907

Edmonia Lewis was an American sculptor who worked in Rome for most of her career. The first African-American sculptor to gain international prominence, Lewis was also the only Black female artist to have participated and recognized by the American artistic mainstream until the end of the 19th century. Molefi Kete Asante included Lewis in his 100 Greatest African Americans list.

M.M. Keeravaani
1
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Kovvur

M.M. Keeravaani is an Indian playback singer, film composer, and lyricist. One of the most respected and decorated music directors in the Telugu film industry, Keeravani is the recipient of 11 Nandi Awards, eight Filmfare Awards, and a National Film Award. Over the years, he has composed music for successful and popular movies like Baahubali.

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Edi Rama
(33rd Prime Minister of Albania )
Edi Rama
3
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Tirana, Albania

Edi Rama is an Albanian politician, writer, painter, publicist, former basketball player, and former pedagogue. He is currently serving as the prime minister of Albania. Since 2005, Rama has been serving as the Socialist Party of Albania's chairman. A football fanatic, Rama is a fan of popular football clubs, such as Juventus and FK Partizani.

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Neil Morrissey
(British Actor Known for His Role as Tony in the Sitcom 'Men Behaving Badly)
Neil Morrissey
2
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Stafford, Staffordshire, England

Best known for his role of Tony in Men Behaving Badly, English actor Neil Anthony Morrissey developed a love for acting while in school. He has played significant roles in various films and televise series like The Bounty, Bob the Builder, Waterloo Road, Line of Duty, and Boon. Also a successful businessperson, he now owns a chain of pubs in Staffordshire.

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Girija Prasad Koirala
(Former Prime Minister of Nepal)
Girija Prasad Koirala
5
Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: Saharsa, Bihar, British Raj (present-day India)
Died: March 20, 2010

Girija Prasad Koirala was a Nepalese politician who served as the prime minister of the country on four occasions. Although he was accused of institutionalizing corruption in Nepal, Koirala remains one of the most popular politicians in the history of Nepal. In 2015, he was posthumously honored with Nepal's highest honor, Nepal Ratna Man Padavi.

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John Waite
(Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist)
John Waite
0
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Lancaster, Lancashire, England

Personality Traits & Characteristics Of Famous People Born On July 4th

Personality
A desire to be close to family and friends exemplifies the character of those born on 4th of July. Being a water sign, they can get quite emotional. These strong feelings are the reason behind their passion and zest for life. Their gift is an uncanny intuition that they sometimes depend upon to guide themselves in making decisions. Often perceived as stubborn and headstrong, these individuals are fiercely protective to those fortunate enough to get close to them. And, although their greatest comfort is in groups, they have a conflicting need for privacy as well.

Health
Due to the importance of family and friends in their lives, it's common for people born on July 4 to sacrifice their own interest for others. They need constant reminding of their health, in order to maintain themselves at a level of satisfactory fitness. Once they do become aware of their lack of health, they can become fanatical in finding a method to maintain adequate nutrition and exercise. Their need for groups encourages them to seek out team sports. Exercise is imperative, as health can quickly affect the mood of those born on this day.

Finance
Since they're deeply concerned with home and security, individuals born on 4th of July will focus on creating a financial nest egg. They will use their need for comfort as a drive to earn plenty of money, but this need for security will always compete with the Cancerians’ habit of spending.

Career
People born on July 4 flourish in a team environment co-operating with their peers in completing a task. The innate gift of intuition leads them unerringly in the decision making process and is aided by their core ability to stick to that decision. They're also ambitious, seeking positions of power.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Born on the 4th of July, they'll seek out a partner with a similar desire to succeed. Their nurturing personality is key in finding love and being loved. They ultimately seek a long-term relationship and marriage, keeping fidelity above all virtues. When the relationship does reach a long-term stage, they respond by doting on their love and showering them with affection. They are certainly not shy in making sexual advances but can become sulky if those advances are spurned. Home-loving, they are fond of children and as parents they make sure that they bequeath the same values upon their children which they received.

Lucky Colors: Lavender, Cobalt Blue
Lucky Numbers: 2, 4
Lucky Days (of the Week): Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays
Lucky Days (of the Month): 2, 11, 29