Modesto in History

Famous Birthdays

  • 1933-09-14 Harve Presnell, Modesto California, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown)

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1944-05-14 George Lucas, American director (Star Wars, Indiana Jones), born in Modesto, California

Film Director George Lucas
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  • 1946-06-01 Carol Neblett, Modesto California, soprano (NYC Opera)
  • 1947-03-08 Mike Allsup, Modesto Ca, rock guitarist (Three Dog Night)
  • 1950-02-10 Mark Spitz, Modesto California, swimmer (Oly-9 gold/silver/bronze-68, 72)
  • 1962-10-25 Darlene Vogel, American actress ( Pacific Blue), born in Modesto, California
  • 1967-06-05 Ray Lankford, Modesto California, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1969-12-27 Chris Humbert, Modesto California, water polo 2m offense (Olympics-96)
  • 1973-03-03 Tisha Venturini, Modesto California, soccer midfielder (Olympics-96)
  • 1979-02-02 Lindsay Langston, Modesto California, archer (Olympics-1996)

Famous Weddings

  • 2003-05-10 "Broadway" singer-actress Carol Channing (82) weds Harry Kullijian at Big Valley Grace Community Church in Modesto, California