24 July: today's birthdays

  • Simón Bolívar - Venezuelan general and revolutionary
  • Rose Byrne - Australian actress
  • Daniele De Rossi - Italian footballer
  • Alexandre Dumas - French writer, born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie, best known as Alexandre Dumas, père (father). He wrote The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers
  • Doug Liman - American film director and producer
  • Jennifer Lopez - American actress, singer , dancer, and fashion designer, best known as J.Lo
  • Karl Malone - American basketball player
  • Elisabeth Moss - American actress
  • Alfons Mucha - Czech painter
  • Nick Nurse - Nicholas David "Nick" Nurse is a professional basketball coach who is currently the Head Coach of the Toronto Raptors in the NBA, with which he won the Championship in 2019. 
  • ​Ermanno Olmi - Italian film director, screenwriter, and author
  • Zelda Sayre - American writer. She was married to American author Francis Scott Fitzgerald
  • Jun'ichirō Tanizaki - Japanese author. He wrote The Key, The Makioka Sisters, and Some Prefer Nettles
  • Rashida Tlaib - American politician and lawyer, born Rashida Harbi Tlaib. She is serving as the U.S. Representative for Michigan's congressional district and she is the first Muslim woman to serve in the Michigan legislature.
  • Gus Van Sant - American film director and screenwriter. He directed Good Will Hunting, Milk, Elephant and Paranoid Park
  • Banana Yoshimoto - Pen name of Japanese writer Yoshimoto Mahoko. She wrote Kitchen, Asleep, and Goodbye Tsugumi
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