Californian History (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 1,777

  • 1936-11-11 Susan Kohner, actress (Imitation of Life, Gene Krupa Story), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1936-11-14 Cornell Gunther, musician (Coasters-Poison Ivy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1936-12-06 David Ossman, American writer and comedian (The Firesign Theatre), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1936-12-08 David Carradine, actor (Kung Fu, Mean Streets, Kill Bill V.1 & 2), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1936-12-23 James Stacy [ Maurice William Elias], American actor (Lancer), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1937-01-15 Margaret O'Brien, actress (Jane Eyre, Meet Me in St Louis), born in San Diego, California
  • 1937-02-27 Barbara Babcock, actress (Dr Quinn, Dallas, Hill St Blues), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1937-03-16 David Del Tredici, American composer and pioneer of the Neo-Romantic movement (1980 Pulitzer), born in Cloverdale, California
  • 1937-03-21 Tom Flores, NFL quarterback/coach (Raiders), born in Fresno, California
  • 1937-03-23 Craig Breedlove, American race car champion (613 MPH-Spirit of America), born in Los Angeles, California

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1937-04-06 Merle Haggard, country singer (Death Valley Days), born in Bakersfield, California (d. 2016)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard

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1937-04-20 George Takei, actor (Sulu-Star Trek, Green Berets), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1937-06-05 Floyd Butler, American soul singer (Friends of Distinction), born in San Diego, California (d. 1990)
  • 1937-07-05 Brooke Hayward, author (Haywire), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1937-07-23 Bruce Surtees, cinematographer (Dirty Harry, Lenny), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1937-08-03 Diane Wakoski, Whittier, California, American poet (Motorcycle Betrayal)

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1937-08-08 Dustin Hoffman, American actor (Graduate, Tootsie, Kramer vs Kramer), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1937-09-07 John Phillip Law, actor (Barbarella, Love Machine), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1937-11-03 Lynn Woolsey, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1937-11-20 Jack Linkletter, TV host (Haggis Baggis, Hootenanny), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1937-12-04 Max Baer Jr, actor (Jethro-Beverly Hillbillies), born in Oakland, California
  • 1937-12-08 James MacArthur, actor (Danny Williams-Hawaii 5-0), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-01-13 Billy Gray, actor (Bud-Father Knows Best), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-01-14 Jack Jones, singer (Love Boat Theme), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-01-25 Etta James [Jamesetta Hawkins], American singer (Roll with Me, At Last), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1938-02-03 Victor Buono, SD California, actor (Man from Atlantis, Untouchables)
  • 1938-02-23 Diane Varsi, San Mateo California, actress (Peyton Place)
  • 1938-02-25 Diane Baker, actress (Diary of Anne Frank, Marnie), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1938-04-04 Michael Parks, American actor (Then Came Bronson), born in Corona California (d. 2017)
  • 1938-04-07 Yvonne Lime, actress (Father Knows Best, Dobie Gillis), born in Glendale, California

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1938-04-07 Jerry Brown, Governor of California (D-1975-83, 2011-), born in San Francisco, California

Governor of California Jerry Brown
Governor of California
Jerry Brown
  • 1938-04-30 Gary Collins, actor (6th Sense, Home Show), born in Venice, California (d. 2012)
  • 1938-05-05 Michael Murphy, actor (McCabe & Mrs Miller, Unmarried Woman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-05-11 Carla Bley [Carla Borg], American musician (Escalator Over the Hill), born in Oakland, California
  • 1938-05-13 Buck Taylor, actor (Monroes, Gunsmoke), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1938-08-11 Allegra Kent, ballerina, born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1938-08-15 Maxine Waters, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1938-10-24 Fred E Finn, pianist (Mickie Finn's), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1938-10-25 Robert Webster, diver (Oly-gold-1960, 64), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1938-12-21 Larry Bryggman, actor (Dr John Dixon-As the World Turns), born in Concord, California
  • 1938-12-25 Duane Armstrong, American painter (Fields of Grass), born in Fresno California
  • 1938-12-28 Bruce Yarnell, actor (Outlaws), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1939-03-27 Jay C Kim, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1939-06-09 Charles Webb, American writer (The Graduate), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1939-07-15 Patrick Wayne, actor (Rounder, Shirley, Beyond Atlantis), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1939-09-05 John Stewart, rocker (Kingston Trio-Fire in the Wind), born in San Diego, California
  • 1939-09-09 Howard P McKeon, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1939-09-12 Henry A Waxman, (Rep-D-California, 1975-86)
  • 1939-09-29 Larry Linville, Ojai California, actor (Frank Burns-M*A*S*H, Blue Movie)
  • 1939-10-01 George Archer, PGA golfer (1969 Masters Bing Crosby), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1939-12-01 Dianne Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-01-05 Dany Saval, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot), born in Oakland, California
  • 1940-01-27 James Cromwell, American actor (Babe, The Green Mile), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-01-29 Katharine Ross, American actress (Graduate, Francesca-Colbys), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1940-03-10 Dean Torrence, surf music singer (Jan & Dean-Little Old Lady), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-03-15 Phil Lesh, [Chapman], American rock bassist (Grateful Dead), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1940-03-24 Bob Mackie, Monterey Parks California, designer (Streisand, Cher)
  • 1940-03-26 Nancy Pelosi, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1940-06-02 Christopher Bernau, actor (Guiding Light), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1940-06-13 Bobby Freeman, American singer (Do You Want to Dance), born in Northern California (d. 2017)
  • 1940-06-14 Ben Davidson, actor (Rhino-Ball Four, Code R), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1940-06-14 Bill Baker, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1940-06-14 Jack Bannon, actor (Art in Lou Grant, Trauma Center), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-07-05 Arthur Blythe, American jazz saxophonist, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)
  • 1940-07-10 Mills Watson, actor (Harper Valley PTA, BJ & Bear), born in Oakland, California
  • 1940-07-18 James Brolin, actor (Dr Kiley-Marcus Welby, Peter-Hotel), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-08-06 Louise Sorel, actress (BS I Love You, Crimes of Passion), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-08-19 Jill St John, [Oppenheim], actress (Diamonds are Forever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-09-02 Beverly Sanders, actress (Lotsa Luck, CPO Sharkey), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1940-09-12 Linda Gray, actress (Sue Ellen Ewing-Dallas), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1940-09-12 Susan Sennett, actress (Big Bad Mama), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1940-09-13 Gene Page, arranger and composer (Righteous Brothers, Marvin Gaye), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1998)
  • 1940-10-03 Alan O'Day, rocker, born in Hollywood, California (d. 2013)

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1940-11-27 Bruce Lee [Lee Yuen Kam], Hong Kong and American martial artist and actor (Enter the Dragon), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1973)

Karate Star/Actor Bruce Lee
Karate Star/Actor
Bruce Lee
  • 1940-12-10 William Fred Dempster, crew member (Biosphere 2), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1941-01-04 Maureen Reagan, 1st daughter of Ronald and Jane Wyman, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-01-14 Marjoe Gortner, actor (Speak Up America, Falcon Crest), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1941-02-06 Gigi Perreau, actress (Journey to Center of Time), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-03-15 Mike Love, California, rock saxophonist/vocalist (Beachboys-In My Room)
  • 1941-03-17 Paul Kantner, rock singer/guitarist (Jefferson Airplane), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2016)
  • 1941-04-03 Jan Berry, American rock and roll vocalist (Jan and Dean-Dead Man's Curve), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-04-08 Peggy Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-04-11 Frederick "Rick" Hauck, astr (STS-7, STS 51-A, STS-26), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1941-05-12 Anthony Newman, harpsichordist/organist (Bhajeb), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-06-12 Lucille Roybal-Allard, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1941-07-22 Susie M Berning, LPGA golfer (US Women's Open-1972, 73), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1941-07-24 Barbara Love, american soul singer (Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-08-02 Doris Coley, American singer (The Shirelles), born in Goldsboro, California (d. 2000)
  • 1941-08-14 David Crosby, rocker (Crosby, Stills & Nash-Southern Cross), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-09-08 Donald "Dante" Drowty, American singer (The Evergreens), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-09-17 Robert T Matsui, (Rep-D-California, 1979- )
  • 1941-09-20 John A Wismont Jr, California, watercolor painter (over 50,000)
  • 1941-09-21 Tony Moon, American rock songwriter (Dante & the Evergreens), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-10-02 Ron Meagher, American rock bassist (The Beau Brummels), born in Oakland, California
  • 1941-11-02 David Knapp Stockton, PGA golfer (1970 PGA), born in San Bernardino, California

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1941-11-02 Dave Stockton, golfer and two-time PGA Champion (1970, 1976), born in San Bernardino, California

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton

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1941-11-09 Tom Fogerty, American rocker (Creedence Clearwater Revival), born in Berkeley, California (d. 1990)

Rocker Tom Fogerty
Rocker
Tom Fogerty
  • 1941-11-13 Dack Rambo, Delano California, actor (Guns of Will Sonnett, Dallas)
  • 1941-11-17 Gene Clark, rock vocalist/guitarist (Byrds), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-11-19 Dan Haggerty, actor (Grizzly Adams), born in Hollywood California, (d. 2016)

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