Californian History (Part 6)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 1,777

  • 1941-11-20 Gary Karr, double-bassist (Oslo Philharmonic), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-12-09 Beau Bridges, actor (Hotel New Hampshire, 5th Musketeer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-01-01 Country Joe McDonald, California, rock guitarist/vocalist (& the Fish)
  • 1942-01-05 Cliff Potts, actor (Ted-Lou Grant), born in Glendale, California
  • 1942-01-08 Yvette Mimieux, American actress (Time Machine, Where the Boys Are), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-01-19 Shelley Fabares, American actress (Donna Reed Show, Coach), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1942-04-12 Frank Bank, actor (Lumpy-Leave it to Beaver), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1942-06-01 Tom Mankiewicz, screenwriter (Diamonds are Forever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-06-20 Brian Wilson, Inglewood California, vocalist (Beachboys-In My Room)
  • 1942-06-24 Michele Lee, actress/singer (Karen-Knots Landing, Love Bug), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-06-27 John Howard McGuire, American composer, born in Artesia, California
  • 1942-07-01 AndraĆ© Crouch, American gospel singer (The Color Purple, The Lion King), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2015)
  • 1942-08-22 Kathy Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1942-08-24 Joe Chambers, rock guitarist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-08-27 Daryl Dragon, American keyboardist (Captain & Tennille), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1942-09-04 Bob Filner, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1942-09-08 Sal Valentino [Salvatore Willard Spampinato], American rock musician (the Beau Brummels), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1942-09-16 Dennis Conner, American sailor (America's Cup skipper 1974, 1980, 1987, 1988), born in San Diego, California
  • 1942-09-17 Beverly Aadland, Errol Flynns last girlfriend, born in Hollywood, California
  • 1942-09-26 Kent McCord, actor (Officer Jim Reed- "Adam 12"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-10-11 Victor H Fazio, (Rep-D-California, 1979- )
  • 1942-10-27 Lee Greenwood, American country singer (God Bless the USA), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-11-02 Stefanie Powers, actress (Girl From UNCLE, Hart to Hart), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1942-11-20 Bob Einstein, American comedian (Officer Judy, Super Dave Osborne), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-12-02 Bob E Smith, PGA golfer (1993 Yanase Cup), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1942-12-26 Gray Davis, former Governor of California
  • 1942-12-30 Fred Ward, SD California, actor (Chain Reaction, Thunderheart, Equinox)
  • 1943-01-07 Jim Lefebvre, Hawthorne California, baseball manager (Seattle Mariners)
  • 1943-01-13 Richard Moll, American actor (Night Court, House, Dungeonmaster, Survivor), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1943-01-24 Julie Bennett, actress (Hey There It's Yogi Bear), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1943-02-04 Cheryl Miller, Sherman Oaks California, actress (Paula-Daktari, Born Free)
  • 1943-02-08 Creed Bratton, California, rock guitarist (Grass Roots-Sooner or Later)
  • 1943-02-09 Squire Fridell, actor (Rosetti & Ryan), born in Oakland, California
  • 1943-02-26 Bob "Bear" Hite, California, vocalist (Canned Heat-Going Up the Country)
  • 1943-02-26 Paul Cotton, rocker (Poco), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943-03-10 Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Body Talk, Star Trek), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943-03-14 Jim Pons, bassist (Turtles, Mothers of Invention), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1943-04-07 Roberta Shore, Monterrey Park, California, actress/singer (Virginian)
  • 1943-04-20 Edie Sedgwick, actress (Ciao Manhattan) and socialite, born in Santa Barbara, California (d. 1971)
  • 1943-05-12 Linda Dano, actress (Felicia Gallant-Another World), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943-05-31 Sharon Gless, actress (Chris Cagney-Cagney & Lacey), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943-06-02 Charles Haid, actor (Andy Renko-Hill St Blues, Altered States), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1943-06-15 Aron Kincaid, actor (Warren-Bachelor Father, Ski Party), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943-06-20 Andy Etchebarren, baseball catcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Whittier, California
  • 1943-07-22 Bobby Sherman [Robert Cabot Sherman Jr.], American actor/singer (Here Comes the Brides), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1943-08-04 Michael J McCulley, Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS-34), born in San Diego, California
  • 1943-08-04 Tina Cole, singer (King Cousins)/actress (Katie-My 3 Sons), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1943-08-05 Sammi Smith, American country music singer (Help Me Make It Through the Night), born in Orange County, California (d. 2005)
  • 1943-08-23 Bobby Diamond, actor (Duncan Gillis-Dobie Gillis), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943-08-24 John Cipollina, American rock guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1989)
  • 1943-09-24 Lee Aaker, actor (Rusty-Rin Tin Tin), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943-09-25 John Locke, American rock keyboardist (Spirit-I Got A Line on You), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2006)
  • 1943-10-21 Ron Elliott, musician (The Beau Brummels), born in Healdsburg, California

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1943-11-22 Billie Jean King, American tennis pro (Wimbledon 1968, 72, 73, 75), born in Long Beach, California

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King
  • 1943-12-04 Patti Chandler, California, actress (Bikini Beach)
  • 1943-12-20 Angel Tompkins, Albany California, actress (Gloria-Search) [or 12/29/49]
  • 1943-12-23 Harry Shearer, actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-02-02 Katherine Crawford, actress (Gemini Man, Captains & Kings), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-02-22 Robert Kardashian, American lawyer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • 1944-02-25 Karen Grassle, American actress (Caroline-Little House on Prairie), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1944-03-05 Paul Sands, comedian/actor (SCTV, Story Theater, St Elsewhere), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-03-07 Elton Gallegly, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1944-03-28 Ken Howard, American actor (Ken - The White Shadow), born in El Centro California (d. 2016)
  • 1944-04-05 Nicholas Caldwell, Rhythm and Blues singer (Whispers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)

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

Film Director George Lucas
Film Director
George Lucas
  • 1944-05-18 Albert Hammond, rocker (It Never Rains In Southern California ), born in London
  • 1944-06-04 Michelle Phillips, singer/actress (Mamas & Papas), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1944-06-06 Peter Albin, rocker (Big Brother & Holding Co), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1944-06-11 James "Ox" D A van Hoften, astronaut (STS 11, STS 20), born in Fresno, California
  • 1944-06-18 Rick Griffin, American artist and a leading designer of psychedelic posters in the 1960s (Grateful Dead), born in Palos Verdes, California (d. 1991)
  • 1944-07-08 Jeffrey Tambor, actor (Jeffrey-Ropers, Larry Sanders), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1944-07-31 Geraldine Chaplin, actress (Doctor Zhivago, 3 Musketeers), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1944-08-09 Sam Elliott, actor (Big Chill, Fatal Beauty), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1944-08-13 Kevin Tighe, actor (Newsie, Another 48 Hours, K-9), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-09-01 Leonard Slatkin, American conductor (Detroit Symphony), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-09-03 Gary Leeds, rocker (Walker Brothers), born in Glendale, California
  • 1944-09-04 Jennifer Salt, actress (Sisters, Soap, Wedding Party), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-09-05 Rod Arrants, American actor (Vamping, Ape, Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-10-24 Ted Templeman, American musician and record producer, born in Santa Cruz, California
  • 1944-11-17 Tom Seaver, American MLB pitcher (NY Met, 300 game winner, Cy Young '69 '73 '75), born in Fresno, California
  • 1944-11-30 Rob Grill, rock bassist/vocalist (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-12-10 Tisha Sterling, actress (Coogan's Bluff), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1944-12-21 Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (NY Phil Young People), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-12-31 Taylor Hackford, American director (Devil's Advocate, Ray), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1945-01-14 Vonetta McGee, American actress, born in San Francisco, California, (d. 2010)
  • 1945-02-12 Cliff De Young, actor (F/X, Hunger, Shock Treatment), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-03-08 Micky Dolenz, actor (Circus Boy)/singer (Monkees), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-03-15 Tracy Smith, long-distance runner, born in Altadena, California)
  • 1945-03-28 Chuck Portz, bassist (Turtles-Happy Together), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1945-04-13 Tony Dow, American actor and director (Wally-Leave it to Beaver), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1945-05-06 Richard Eyers, American actor (My Friend Irma, Stagecoach West), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-05-20 Wally Herger, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1945-05-21 Richard Hatch, American actor (Battlestar Galactica), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2017)
  • 1945-05-28 John Fogerty, American rocker (Creedence Clearwater Revival), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1945-05-30 Steve Smith, American singer (Lawrence Welk Show), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1945-06-11 Adrienne Barbeau, actress (Maude, Swamp Thing), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1945-06-19 Tim Hovey, actor (Queen Bee, Toy Tiger, Man Afraid), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-06-28 Jane Harmon, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1945-07-06 Burt Ward, [Gervis], actor (Robin-Batman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-07-15 Peter Lewis, rock guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape), born in Los Angeles, California

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