Famous People Born On July 5th

People born on July 5 are fall under the zodiac sign of Cancer. These individuals are often known for their boundless energy and vigor. They are usually classy and poised, always well dressed and stylish. Having a zest for life, they are "doers" and are constantly on the search for their next adventure. These individuals enjoy the company of others, especially of likeminded individuals. While, these people are often on the hunt for the next adventure, they are also caring and loyal individuals who can develop strong bonds and friendships that last a lifetime.

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P. T. Barnum
(Mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut from 1875 to 1876)
P. T.  Barnum
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Birth Year: 1810
Birthplace: Bethel, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 7, 1891

P. T. Barnum was an American politician, showman, and businessman. He is credited with founding the famous Barnum & Bailey Circus, which ran for 146 years. He is also credited with co-founding the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company, which is one of the oldest American ferry companies. His life and work have inspired many films, including The Greatest Showman.

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Shohei Ohtani
(Japanese Professional Baseball Pitcher, Designated Hitter and Outfielder)
Shohei Ohtani
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Oshu, Iwate, Japan

Affectionately called Sho Time and the Japanese Babe Ruth, Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani is known for his successful stint with the MLB team Los Angeles Angels. Earlier, while with the Hokkaido-Nippon Ham Fighters, he set the record for the fastest-ever pitch thrown by a Japanese player.

 3 
Edie Falco
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Carmela Soprano’ in the TV Series ‘The Sopranos’)
Edie Falco
25
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

An actress best known for her role in the HBO series The Sopranos, Edie Falco is a multiple-award-winning performer. Born to parents who were working in the entertainment industry, she started acting in school plays when she was a kid. She eventually took up roles in TV shows and films. She is a vegan and the mother of two children.

 4 
Ji Chang-wook
(South Korean Actor Known for His TV Series ‘Smile Again’, ‘Warrior Baek Dong-soo’ and ‘Empress Ki’)
Ji Chang-wook
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Anyang, South Korea

South Korean actor and singer, Ji Chang-wook, is best known for playing the lead role of Dong-hae in the daily drama series, Smile Again. Beginning his career in musical theater, he soon ventured into TV and films and made an impact with his role in the TV show Warrior Baek Dong-soo. He has also made a few music video appearances.

 5 
Adam Young
(American Singer and Songwriter Known for His Electronic Music Project ‘Owl City’)
Adam Young
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Ottumwa, Iowa, United States

Adam Young is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known for creating Owl City, an electronic music project, which gained popularity in 2009 after the release of the album Ocean Eyes, which was certified platinum in the US. Apart from Owl City, Adam Young has also created several other music projects.

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Huey Lewis
(Songwriter, Actor & Lead Singer for the Band 'Huey Lewis and the News')
Huey Lewis
13
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Huey Lewis is an American actor, singer, and songwriter. He is credited with forming the popular rock band, Huey Lewis and the News, which contributed to the soundtrack of the film Back to the Future. Apart from writing many of the band's songs, Huey Lewis also plays the harmonica and serves as the lead singer for his band.

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Katherine Helmond
14
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States
Died: February 23, 2019
Katherine Helmond is best known for her Golden Globe-winning roles of Jessica Tate in the sitcom Soap and Mona Robinson in Who's the Boss? Fans also loved her in her Emmy-nominated role of Lois Whelan in Everybody Loves Raymond. She has also voiced Lizzie in the Cars franchise. 
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P. V. Sindhu
(The First and Only Indian to Become the Badminton World Champion)
P. V. Sindhu
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Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

P. V. Sindhu is an Indian badminton player. In 2016, she won the Olympic silver medal in Rio de Janeiro, becoming the first Indian woman to receive an Olympic silver. Sindhu became a national icon following her performance in the 2016 Olympics. In January 2020, she was honored with the Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian award.

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Robbie Robertson
(Guitarist, Producer)
Robbie Robertson
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Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: August 9, 2023

Canadian musician, songwriter, and film composer Robbie Robertson became popular following his association as lead guitarist and songwriter with the rock group, The Band. He is credited for playing a key role in popularizing the Americana music genre. He also had a successful career as a solo artist. As a film composer, he has often collaborated with director Martin Scorsese.

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Pauly D
(Disc Jockey, TV Personality and Cast Member of MTV's Reality Show ‘Jersey Shore’)
Pauly D
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Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Paul D. DelVecchio Jr., also popular as Pauly D and DJ Pauly D, soared to fame with the MTV reality show Jersey Shore. He was also part of the A Double Shot at Love. After bagging a three-album deal with G-Unit Records, he released hits such as Back to Love.

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Warren Oates
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Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Depoy, Kentucky, United States
Died: April 3, 1982
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Milburn Stone
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Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Burrton, Kansas, United States
Died: June 12, 1980
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Faouzia
(Singer-songwriter)
Faouzia
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Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
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Jean Cocteau
(French Author and Artist Who Was One of the Foremost Creatives of the 'Surrealist', 'Avant-Garde', and 'Dadaist' Movements.)
Jean Cocteau
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Birth Year: 1889
Birthplace: Maisons-Laffitte, France
Died: October 11, 1963
While Jean Cocteau preferred calling himself a poet, his multidimensional works consisted of novels such as Les Enfants Terribles and films directed by him such as La Belle et la Bête. Cocteau relied on motifs such as eyes, blood, and mirrors, and mingled mythology and modernism.
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Julie Nixon Eisenhower
(Writer and Daughter of Former U.S. President Richard Nixon)
Julie Nixon Eisenhower
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Youngest daughter of the 37th President of United States, Richard Nixon, Julie Nixon Eisenhower is an author who wrote Pat Nixon: The Untold Story, which became a New York Times best-seller. She is also one of the board of directors of the Richard Nixon Foundation. 
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Gianfranco Zola
(Italian Football Manager and Former Footballer Who Played as a Forward)
Gianfranco Zola
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Oliena, Italy
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Nardwuar the Human Serviette
(Singer, Radio personality, Journalist)
Nardwuar the Human Serviette
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Vancouver

Nardwuar the Human Serviette is a Canadian musician and interviewer. He was a founding member of the popular garage rock band The Evaporators where he currently serves as the keyboardist and lead singer. As an interviewer Nardwuar is renowned for his unorthodox approach and bizarre questions. In 2019, he was inducted into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame.

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Ryan Hansen
(Actor)
Ryan Hansen
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA
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Yeon Woo-jin
(South Korean Actor)
Yeon Woo-jin
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Gangneung, South Korea

Yeon Woo-jin’s poor grades in high school cut short his dreams of being an architect, as he was more involved with his school’s film club. Starting out as a model, he later gained fame with the historical drama Arang and the Magistrate and the romantic-comedy series Marriage, Not Dating.

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RZA
(Rapper)
RZA
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Brownsville, New York, United States
Rapper RZA leads the hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan and previously performed with Gravediggaz, under the name “The RZArector.” He is also known for his directorial debut, The Man with the Iron Fists; his appearance in films such as American Gangster; and his BAFTA-nominated music in Kill Bill: Volume 1.
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Don Stark
(Actor)
Don Stark
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Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Pruitt Taylor Vince
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Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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Georges Pompidou
(President of France (1969 - 1974), Prime Minister of France (1962 - 1968))
Georges Pompidou
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Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: Montboudif, French Third Republic France
Died: April 2, 1974

Georges Pompidou was a French politician whose tenure as prime minister of France between 1962 and 1968 was the longest in the history of France. From 1969 to 1974, Pompidou served as president of France. He is credited with mending France's relationship with the US and maintaining positive relations with many other countries. 

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Michael Stuhlbarg
(American Theatre and Screen Actor Known for His Portrayal of Various Versatile Characters)
Michael Stuhlbarg
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States

Michael Stuhlbarg gained-attention starring in the dark-comedy film A Serious Man. With time, he etched his name in showbiz as a versatile character-actor. His notable works includes in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire that won him two Screen Actors Guild Awards; The Pillowman play that won him a Drama Desk Award besides a Tony Award nomination; and films like Lincoln. 

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Tuba Büyüküstün
(Actress)
Tuba Büyüküstün
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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Shane Filan
(Pop Singer Best Known as a Member of the Boy Band 'Westlife')
Shane Filan
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Sligo, Ireland

Once a global sensation as part of the globally successful Irish boy band Westlife, Shane Filan later launched a solo career with tracks such as Everything to Me. He has also scripted history as one of the Irish singers with the most number-one hits on the UK Singles chart.

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Claudia Wells
(Actress)
Claudia Wells
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Mary Maxwell Gates
(Businesswoman)
Mary Maxwell Gates
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington
Died: June 10, 1994
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Marc Cohn
(Rock singer)
Marc Cohn
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Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
(Investor, Trader)
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
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Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: August 14, 2022

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala was an Indian investor and businessman. One of the richest businessmen in India, Jhunjhunwala was referred to as the King of Bull Market and the Warren Buffett of India. He served as the chairman of Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd and Aptech Limited. He was a promoter of India's newest airline, Akasa Air

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Goose Gossage
(Baseball Player)
Goose Gossage
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Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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Shirley Knight
(Actress)
Shirley Knight
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Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Goessel, Kansas, USA
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Chuck Close
(Painter)
Chuck Close
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Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Monroe, Washington, U.S.
Died: August 19, 2021
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Jason Dolley
(Actor, Musician)
Jason Dolley
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
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David Farragut
(Military officer)
David Farragut
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Birth Year: 1801
Birthplace: Farragut, Tennessee, United States
Died: August 14, 1870
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Hillbilly Jim
(Professional wrestler)
Hillbilly Jim
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Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Scottsville, Kentucky, United States
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Brooke Hayward
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Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Joe Brown
(Lawyer, Television personality)
Joe Brown
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Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
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Dejan Lovren
(Croatian Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Dejan Lovren
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Zenica, Bosnia

Following his 6-year stint with Liverpool, Croatian footballer Dejan Lovren has now moved to Russia to captain Zenit Saint Petersburg. He spent his early childhood in the war-torn Bosnia and Herzegovina and then escaped to Germany and eventually to Croatia. He led Croatia to the 2018 FIFA World Cup final.

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Chen Xiao
(Actor)
Chen Xiao
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Hefei

Chinese actor-model Chen Xiao is best known for his roles in series such as The Romance of the Condor Heroes and Swordsman. Not known to many, he had made his debut at 10, with the series Our Class Song. The father of one is married to his co-star Michelle Chen.

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Danay García
(Cuban-Born Actor, Model, and Voice Actor)
Danay García
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
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James Lofton
(American Former Professional Football Player and Coach)
James Lofton
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Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: California, United States
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Stamford Raffles
(Lieutenant-Governor of Bencoolen and Founder of Modern Singapore and the Straits Settlements)
Stamford Raffles
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Birth Year: 1781
Birthplace: Port Morant, Jamaica
Died: July 5, 1826

Stamford Raffles was a British statesman who served as the Lieutenant-Governor of the Dutch East Indies from 1811 to 1816. From 1818 to 1824, he served as the Lieutenant-Governor of Bencoolen. Raffles is best remembered for founding the Straits Settlements and modern Singapore. He also played a major role in the invasion of Java in 1811 during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Park Ji-min
(Singer)
Park Ji-min
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Daejeon, South Korea
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Hedi Slimane
(Creative Director of 'Celine' & Former Creative Director of 'Dior Homme' and 'Yves Saint Laurent')
Hedi Slimane
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Paris, France

French designer Hedi Slimane began his career as a marketing assistant at Yves Saint Laurent. His menswear silhouettes earned him a CFDA International Designer Award. He now works with the luxury brand Celine. He is also a skilled photographer and has released several photo books and worked for several magazines.

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Sebastian Korda
(American Professional Tennis Player)
Sebastian Korda
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Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Bradenton, Florida, United States
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Sean O’Pry
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Kennesaw, Georgia, United States
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Jenji Kohan
(Award-nominated writer, producer and creator of comedy-drama series "Weeds" & "Orange Is the New Black.")
Jenji Kohan
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Ellen Tamaki
(Actress)
Ellen Tamaki
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Ashkan Dejagah
(Iranian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Ashkan Dejagah
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

Born in Iran, footballer Ashkan Dejagah moved to Germany as a toddler and grew up to play for German youth teams. However, he later represented the Iranian national team. His achievements include a Bundesliga win with Wolfsburg and a UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship win with the German Under-21 team.

Personality Traits & Characteristics Of Famous People Born On July 5th

Personality
Energetic and bubbly, these people are often light hearted and good natured. They have a great sense of humor and always look at the brighter side of things. People usually call these individuals for help, as they can be wonderful pillars of support during times of crisis. They rarely lose their temper and are usually intuitive towards the needs and desires of others. They are always willing to help out, even if that means making sacrifices on their part.

Health
These individuals commonly suffer from problems with their joints, such as arthritis. Though, they are known for tending to others, they take great care to address their own needs as well and never skip out on annual visits to the physicians. They prefer low impact sports such as, walking and water aerobics and enjoy the company of others while working out. Though, they are extremely concerned about their health and typically maintain a daily exercise routine, they tend to eat a food, high in calories and are known to have a sweet tooth.

Finance
These individuals are usually good with money, though at times they can lose focus of their financial goals and spend too much. They can sometimes fall into debt, but are quick to pull themselves together as well. They aspire to lead a comfortable life even after their retirement, which they manage to do due to their ability to invest wisely.

Career
These individuals thrive in social settings and enjoy planning large scale events such as parties and festivals. They tend to choose careers which allow them to mingle with others. These people are often great wedding planners, hotel managers and flight attendants.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
People born on this day are romantic and make wonderful spouses; however, because they spend the day taking care of and attending to others, they may at times appear to be insensitive towards their partners' needs. This may lead to some marital conflict and discord within their family. They make wonderful parents and are often very involved in school functions and activities of their children.

Lucky Colors: Green, Yellow, Purple
Lucky Numbers: 12, 15, 25
Lucky Days (of the Week): Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the Month): 4, 10, 17