Los Angeles in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 504

  • 1947-07-22 Albert Brooks, comedian (Broadcast News, Lost in America), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-08-01 Ricky Coonce, rock drummer (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-08-01 Dennis Zine, Los Angeles City Councilman
  • 1947-08-25 Anne Archer, actress (Fatal Attraction, Patriot Games), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-12-14 Christopher Parkening, guitarist (transcribed sacred music), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1948-02-07 Jimmy Greenspoon, rock organist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1948-02-11 Sue Bernard, playmate (Dec, 1966), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1948-04-29 Reb Brown, actor (Cage, Yor, Capt America, Fast Break), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1948-10-02 Leslie Frankenheimer, set designer (4 Emmy Awards), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • 1948-12-11 Elizabeth Baur, actress (Fran-Ironside, Teresa-Lancer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-06-22 Lindsay Wagner, actress (Bionic Woman, Paper Chase, Nighthawks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-07-24 Michael Richards, American comedian (Fridays, Kramer-Seinfeld), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-07-29 Leslie Easterbrook, American actress (The Devil's Rejects, Police Academy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-09-16 Ed Begley Jr, actor (Eating Raoul, St Elsewhere, Parenthood), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-09-25 Anson Williams, actor (Potsie-Happy Days), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-11-01 Jeannie Berlin, actress (Heartbreak Kid, Portnoy's Complaint), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-11-07 Steven Stucky, American composer (Los Angeles Philharmonic), born in Hutchinson, Kansas (d. 2016)

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1949-12-04 Jeff Bridges, actor (Stay Hungry, Against All Odds), born in Los Angeles, California

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1950-02-06 Natalie Cole, American vocalist (Pink Cadillac, Miss You Like Crazy), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)

Singer and Songwriter Natalie Cole
Singer and Songwriter
Natalie Cole
  • 1950-03-27 Vic Harris, American MLB player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-05-04 Hilly Hicks, actor (Roll Out, Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-05-09 James A Butts, triple jumper (Olympic-silver-1976), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-06-03 Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter (E.T.), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1950-07-05 Michael Monarch, rock guitarist (Steppenwolf), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-08-05 Holly Palance, actress (Thorn Birds, Ripley's Believe It), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-09-07 Julie Kavner, American actress and voice artist (Brenda-Rhoda, Marge-Simpsons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-10-04 Meg Bennett, actress (Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-10-11 Catlin Adams, actress (Ms Loomis-Square Pegs), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-02-16 William Katt, American actor (Greatest American Hero, Carrie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-02-20 Edward Albert, actor (Jeff-Falcon Crest, Butterflies are Free), born in Los Angeles, California

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1951-05-26 Sally Ride, American astronaut (first American woman to go to space), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)

1st American Woman in Space Sally Ride
1st American Woman in Space
Sally Ride

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1951-07-08 Anjelica Huston, American actress (Prizzi's Honor, The Adams Family), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1951-07-17 Lucie Arnaz, actress (Kim-Here's Lucy, Jazz Singer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-07-22 Tisa Farrow, actress (Zombie, Fingers, Grim Reaper), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-09-28 Christian Marlowe, actor (Bram-Highcliffe Manor), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-10-02 Romina Power, daughter of Tyrone Power/actress (Justine), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-10-03 Keb' Mo'[Kevin Roosevelt Moore], American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Los Angeles
  • 1951-12-05 Morgan Brittany, [Suzanne Cupito], actress (Katherine-Dallas), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-01-11 Lee Ritenour, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-03-02 Laraine Newman, comedienne/actress (Saturday Night Live), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-03-04 Ronn Moss, actor (Ridge-Bold & Beautiful, Santa Barbara), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-07-14 Jerry Houser, actor (Slapshot, Summer of '42, Class of '44), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-08-04 Kristoffer Tabori, [Siegel], actor (Rappaccini's Daughter), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-08-23 Dalton Reed, American soul singer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1994)
  • 1953-01-19 Desi Arnaz Jr, actor (Craig-Here's Lucy, Fakeout, Joyride), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-01-23 Antonio Villaraigosa, Hispanic-American 52nd Mayor of Los Angeles
  • 1953-03-04 Kay Lenz, actress (Moving Violations, Rich Man Poor Man), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-03-13 Deborah Raffin, actress (Ransom, Demon, 40 Carats), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-05-11 David Gest, American television producer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1953-05-16 Richard Page, rocker (Mr Mister), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-05-17 George Johnson, rocker (Brothers Johnson), born in Los Angeles, California

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1953-05-29 Danny Elfman, American composer (The Simspons Theme), born in Los Angeles, California

Composer Danny Elfman
Composer
Danny Elfman
  • 1953-08-14 James Horner, American film composer (Titanic, Apollo 13, Casper), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1953-09-13 Taryn Power, daughter of Tyrone Power/actress (Maria), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-09-27 Heather Watts, ballerina (Dancing on My Grave), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-11-30 Shuggie Otis, American singer-songwriter, born in Los Angeles California
  • 1953-12-17 Barry Livingston, actor (Ernie-My 3 Sons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-12-25 Dave Wasick, American NFL player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-01-13 Vicki McCarty, playmate (Sep, 1979), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-01-19 Katey Sagal, singer/actress (Peggy Bundy-Married With Children), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-01-22 Chris Lemmon, actor (Brothers & Sisters, Duet) [or Jun 22], born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-03-24 Robert Carradine, actor (Slim-The Cowboys, Wavelength), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-04-01 Jeff Porcaro, drummer/percussionist (Toto-Roxanne, Africa), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-08-21 Steve Smith, rock drummer (Journey), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-09-30 Patrice Rushen, rock vocalist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-11-03 Kevin P Chilton, Lt Col USAF/Astronaut (STS 49, 59, 76), born in Los Angeles, California

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1955-01-18 Kevin Costner, American actor (Fandango, Silverado, Bull Durham), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1955-01-18 Mable Fergerson, 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1972), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-02-05 Debra Jo Fondren, Los Angeles Cal, playmate of year (September, 1977)
  • 1955-04-13 Louis Johnson, rock bassist/vocalist (Brothers Johnson), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-06-21 Leigh J McCloskey, actor (Dallas, Executive Suite, Gen Hosp), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-08-08 Branscombe Richmond, American actor (Renegade, Commando), born in Los Angeles, California

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1956-02-24 Eddie Murray, 1st baseman (Orioles, Dodgers, Cleve Indians), born in Los Angeles, California

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • 1956-05-22 Douglas Heyes Jr, actor (Captains & Kings, Aspen), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-06-01 Robin Mattson, actress (Janet Green-All My Children), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-08-06 Stepfanie Kramer, American actress (Claudia-We Got it Made, Hunter), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-10-25 Danny Gans, American entertainer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • 1956-12-03 Hart Bochner, actor/director (Rich & Famous), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-12-14 T K Carter, actor (Mike-Punky Brewster, Just our Luck), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-05-01 Paul D Ronney, ScD/astronaut (STS 83 alt), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-05-07 [Christopher St John] "Sinjin" Smith, volleyballer (Oly-96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-07-31 Dirk Blocker, actor (Baa Baa Black Sheep, Ryan's Four), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-08-24 Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-09-02 Steve Porcaro, rock keyboards/vocalist (Toto-Roseanna, Africa), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-12-21 Lisa Gerritsen, actress (Bess-The Mary Tyler Moore Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-01-11 Vicki Peterson, rock guitarist/vocalist (Bangles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-01-20 Lorenzo Lamas, American actor (Lance-Falcon Crest, California Fever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-02-06 Barry Miller, actor (Fame, Peggy Sue Got Married), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-02-07 Michele Drake, La Jolplaymate (May, 1979), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-04-05 Cammie Lusko, Guinness' World Strongest Woman, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-05-10 Ellen Ochoa, PhD/Astronaut (STS 56, 66), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-06-27 Robert Newman, actor (Joshua Lewis-Guiding Light), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-08-08 Harry Crosby, actor (Friday the 13th), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-08-18 Madeleine Stowe, actress (Tropical Snow, Bad Girls), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-09-16 Jennifer Tilly, American actress (Let it Ride, Off Beat, Psycho II), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-09-26 Darby Crash [Jan Paul Beahm], American punk rocker (Germs), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1980)
  • 1958-09-27 Shaun Cassidy, American actor/singer (Hardy Boys, Breaking Away), born in Los Angeles, California

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1958-11-22 Jamie Lee Curtis, American actress (Halloween, True Lies), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1958-11-27 Julia Celotto, WPVA volleyballer (Santa Cruz/Pismo-9th-1994), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959-01-06 John Singleton, director (Boyz n The Hood), born in Los Angeles, California

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