These famous women, one for each day of the month, run the gamut from sports and politics to entertainment and beyond. Consider both their first names and surnames for your short list.
July 2, 1986: Lindsay Lohan, Disney star gone wild
July 3, 1941: Gloria Allred, high-profile attorney for women's rights
July 4, 1998: Malia Obama, elder daughter of President Barack and Michelle Obama
July 5, 1985: Megan Rapinoe, former member of the U.S. women's national soccer team
July 7, 1980: Michelle Kwan, Olympic figure skating gold medalist
July 8, 1951: Anjelica Huston, Oscar-winning star of Prizzi's Honor
July 9, 1964: Courtney Love, widow of Nirvana's Kurt Cobain
July 11, 1975: Nadya Suleman, notorious welfare mom of 14 known as "Octomom"
July 13, 1927: Simone Veil, French survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp
July 14, 1960: Jane Lynch, best known as Glee's Sue Sylvester
July 15, 1946: Linda Ronstadt, the "First Lady of Rock"
July 16, 1963: Phoebe Cates, topless star of Fast Times at Ridgemont High
July 18, 1982: Priyanka Chopra, Miss World's 2000 pageant winner and Bollywood actress
July 19, 1966: Nancy Carell, TV actress and wife of Steve Carell
July 20, 1938: Natalie Wood, Hollywood starlet who played West Side Story's Maria
July 21, 1968: Brandi Chastain, professional soccer player who stripped off her jersey in the 1999 World Cup
July 23, 1973: Monica Lewinsky, infamous White House intern who had a fling with President Clinton
July 27, 1944: Bobbie Gentry, "Ode to Billie Joe" songstress
July 31, 1951: Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Australian tennis champion
There's no denying that this fabulous assortment of well-known men provides some fantastic baby name ideas.
July 2, 1908: Thurgood Marshall, first African American U.S. Supreme Court justice
July 3, 1962: Tom Cruise, movie star of Risky Business, Top Gun and Mission: Impossible fame
July 7, 1940: Ringo Starr, drummer for The Beatles
July 10, 1956: Nikola Tesla, Austrian scientist who invented the electrical motor
July 11, 1920: Yul Brynner, Russian-born actor and star of The King and I
July 12, 1895: Oscar Hammerstein II, one half of the Broadway musical team Rodgers and Hammerstein
July 14, 1918: Ingmar Bergman, Swedish film director
July 15, 1606: Rembrandt van Rijn, brilliant Dutch painter
July 16, 1971: Corey Feldman, teen star of Gremlins and Goonies
July 19, 1834: Edgar Degas, French impressionist painter
July 20, 1822: Gregor Mendel, Czech Republic research scientist and founder of modern genetics
July 22, 1940: Alex Trebek, Jeopardy! quiz show host
July 25, 1967: Matt LeBlanc, played the airhead Joey Tribbiani on Friends
July 26, 1928: Stanley Kubrick, acclaimed director of 2001: A Space Odyssey
July 27, 1667: Johann Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician and inventor of calculus
July 29, 1833: Benito Mussolini, fascist Italian dictator during WWII
July 30, 1947: Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Mr. Universe, actor and governor of California
July 31, 1919: Curt Gowdy, Hall of Fame sports broadcaster
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