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President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's elder daughter, (Credit: Getty Images / Olivier Douliery-Pool)

President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's elder daughter, Malia Obama, is a Fourth of July baby, born in 1998.

Celebs born on the Fourth of July

From "Jersey Shore" star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino to Geraldo Rivera: Take a look at some well-known people born on Independence Day.

Ron Kovic

Vietnam veteran, anti-war activist and author Ron Kovic,
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Vietnam veteran, anti-war activist and author Ron Kovic, a Massapequa native, was born on July 4, 1946. His memoir about the Vietnam War, paralysis and activism, titled "Born on the Fourth of July," was the basis for Oliver Stone's film of the same name, starring Tom Cruise as Kovic.

GERALDO RIVERA

Geraldo Rivera is an attorney, reporter, and former
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Geraldo Rivera is an attorney, reporter, and former Fox News Channel talk show host, born in 1943.

President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's elder daughter,
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President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's elder daughter, Malia Obama, is a Fourth of July baby, born in 1998.

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MIKE 'THE SITUATION' SORRENTINO

Mike Sorrentino, better known as
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Mike Sorrentino, better known as "The Situation," stars on the MTV show "Jersey Shore," born in 1981.

LEE REHERMAN

Lee Reherman is an actor and producer whose
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Lee Reherman is an actor and producer whose roles include "American Gladiators" and "Star Trek: Into Darkness," born in 1966.

ED O'ROSS

Ed O'Ross has starred in
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Ed O'Ross has starred in "Full Metal Jacket," "Lethal Weapon," "Seinfeld" and "Frasier," born in 1946.

JOHN LEONETTI

John Leonetti is a cinematographer whose work includes
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John Leonetti is a cinematographer whose work includes "The Conjuring," "The Mask" and "Insidious," born in 1956.

BECKI NEWTON

Actress Becki Newton plays Amanda Tanen on
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Actress Becki Newton plays Amanda Tanen on "Ugly Betty" and Quinn Garvey on "How I Met Your Mother," born in 1978.

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Pauline Phillips & Esther Lederer

Twins sisters Pauline Phillips, left, and Esther
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Twins sisters Pauline Phillips, left, and Esther "Eppie" Friedman Lederer used pen names to write the popular advice columns "Dear Abby" and "Ann Landers" respectively, born in 1918.

EVA MARIE SAINT

Saint is an Academy Award-winning actress who has
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Saint is an Academy Award-winning actress who has starred on Broadway and TV, born in 1924.

KOKO

Koko the gorilla is famous for her comprehension
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Koko the gorilla is famous for her comprehension of American Sign Language, born in 1971.

JOHN LLOYD YOUNG

John Lloyd Young plays Frankie Valli in
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John Lloyd Young plays Frankie Valli in "Jersey Boys," born in 1975.

ISABELI FONTANA

Isabeli Fontana is a model who has appeared
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Isabeli Fontana is a model who has appeared in Victoria's Secret fashion shows, born in 1983.

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NEIL SIMON

Neil Simon is a famous American writer and
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Neil Simon is a famous American writer and playwright, born in 1927.

AL DAVIS

Al Davis was the owner of the NFL's
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Al Davis was the owner of the NFL's Oakland Raiders, born in 1929.

GEORGE STEINBRENNER

George Steinbrenner was the iconic owner of Major
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George Steinbrenner was the iconic owner of Major League Baseball's New York Yankees, born in 1930.

PAM SHRIVER

Pam Shriver is a five-time Wimbledon doubles champion,
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Pam Shriver is a five-time Wimbledon doubles champion, born in 1962.

LEONA HELMSLEY

Leona Helmsley was a billionaire New York City
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Leona Helmsley was a billionaire New York City hotel operator and real estate investor who earned the nickname "Queen of Mean," born in 1920.

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