I. M. Pei wins the Pritzker Architecture Prize.
Zlatko Ugljen receives the Aga Khan Award for Architecture for erefudin's White Mosque, built in Visoko.
The Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program is launched in the United States.
Flashdance and Return of the Jedi are box-office hits.
Grard Debreu wins the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
Kellogg's introduces Crispix cereal.
Leopold Kohr, the people of Belau, Amory and Hunter Lovins / Rocky Mountain Institute and Manfred Max Neef / CEPAUR win the Right Livelihood Award.
McDonald's introduces the McNugget.
Kary Mullis discovers polymerase chain reaction while working for Cetus.
Last time Gasher performed a shortened
The DeLorean Motor Company ceases production.
The meteorological 198283 El Nio event brings severe weather worldwide.
Ronald Reagan declassifies GPS for public use; it will be shut down again in 1990 for the Gulf War and re-activated again in 1993.
The capital of the Republic of Cte d'Ivoire is changed from Abidjan to Yamoussoukro.
Park Jeong-su, Korean singer (Super Junior)
Marit Larsen, Norwegian singer and songwriter
Tanya Chisholm, American actress and dancer
Lynsey Bartilson, American actress, dancer and singer
Michelle Branch, American singer (The Wreckers)
Alicia Menendez, American television commentator
July 3 Edinson Vlquez, Dominican baseball player
July 4 Isabeli Fontana, Brazilian fashion model
Zheng Jie, Chinese tennis player
Kumiko Ogura, Japanese badminton player
Edwina Bartholomew, Australian journalist and television presenter
July 6 Gregory Smith, Canadian actor
Kristi Capel, American beauty pageant and news presenter
Renee Chappell, Australian cricketer
Krzysztof Lijewski, Polish handballer
C4 Pedro, Angolan musician
Martin Wallstrm, Swedish actor
Yoo Jae-hoon, South Korean footballer
July 10 Kim Heechul, Korean actor and singer (Super Junior)
July 11 Marie Eleonor Serneholt, Swedish singer (A*Teens)
Megumi Kawamura, Japanese model
Krystin Pellerin, Canadian actress of theatre, television and film
July 13 Liu Xiang, Chinese athlete
July 15 Maxim Dondyuk, Ukrainian documentary photographer
Philando Castile, American man fatally shot by a St. Anthony, Minnesota police officer (d. 2016)
Katrina Kaif, Bollywood actress and model
Zhang Xiangxiang, Chinese weightlifter
Kim Jin-woo, South Korean actor and singer
Flvia de Oliveira, Brazilian model
Helen Skelton, British television presenter
Trai Byers, American actor and singer
Martin McCann, Irish actor
Amy Mizzi, Australian actress
Vinessa Antoine, Canadian actress
Eivr Plsdttir, Faroese singer and composer
Kellen Winslow II, American football player
Ryan Doucette, Canadian actor
Juliana Felisberta, Brazilian beach volleyball player
Jodi Albert, English actress and singer
Sharni Vinson, Australian model, actress and dancer
Aaron Peirsol, American swimmer
Bec Hewitt, Australian actress
Daniele De Rossi, Italian footballer
Asami Mizukawa, Japanese actress
July 26 Elettra Weidemann, American fashion model and sociallite
Kaitlyn Black, American actress
Elise Testone, American singer-songwriter
Tania Gunadi, Indonesian-American actress and producer
Ins Gmez Mont, Mexican television host, reporter and actress
July 30 Sen Dillon, Irish footballer
July 31 Kim Moylan, Irish actress