Californian History (Part 8)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 1,676

  • 1950-05-09 James A Butts, triple jumper (Olympic-silver-1976), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-05-31 Gregory Harrison, Catalina California, actor (Trapper John, Logan's Run)
  • 1950-06-03 Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter (E.T.), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1950-06-07 Gary Graham, American actor (Alien Nation, Star Trek: Enterprise), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1950-06-11 Michael Swan, actor (Duncan-As The World Turns), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1950-06-16 Jesse Dizon, Oceanside California, actor (Ramon-Operation Petticoat)
  • 1950-06-19 Constance Forslund, actress (Shining Season), born in San Diego, California
  • 1950-06-19 Ann Wilson, American musician (Heart-What About Love), born in San Diego, California
  • 1950-07-02 Johnny Colla, California, rock sax (Huey Lewis & The News-Need a New Drug)
  • 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

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1950-08-11 Steve Wozniak, American pioneer of the personal computer revolution of the 1970s and co-founder of Apple Computer, born in San Jose, California

Co-founder of Apple Steve Wozniak
Co-founder of Apple
Steve Wozniak
  • 1950-09-07 Julie Kavner, American actress and voice artist (Brenda-Rhoda, Marge-Simpsons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-09-09 John McFee, Santa Cruz California, rock guitarist (Doobie Brothers)
  • 1950-09-19 Joan Lunden, Fair Oaks California, news host (Good Morning America)
  • 1950-10-03 Pamela Hensley, actress (Buck Rogers in 25th Century), born in Glendale, 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
  • 1950-10-12 Susan Anton, Oak Glen California, actress (Golden Girl, Spring Fever)
  • 1950-10-30 John T Doolittle, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1950-11-22 [Ma]Tina Weymouth, rock bassist (Talking Heads-& She Was), born in Coronado, California
  • 1950-12-13 Heather North, actress (Barefoot Executive), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1951-01-15 Martha Davis, California, vocalist/guitar (Motels-Only the Lonely, Shame)
  • 1951-02-10 Roxanne Pulitzer, author (Prize Pulitzer), born in Glendale, 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
  • 1951-02-20 Randy California, [Wolfe], Cal, guitarist (Spirit-I Got a Line on You)
  • 1951-05-23 Judy Rodman, Riverside California, country singer (Girls Ride Horses Too)

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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

  • 1951-07-12 Jamey Sheridan, actor (Another World), born in Pasadena, 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
  • 1951-07-29 Deborah Pryor, California, actress (The Godson)/(Rep-R-Ohio)
  • 1951-08-02 Andrew Gold, rocker (Lonely Boy), born in Burbank, California
  • 1951-08-30 Timothy Bottoms, actor (Paper Chase, East of Eden), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1951-09-02 Mark Harmon, American actor (St Elsewhere, NCIS), born in Burbank, California
  • 1951-09-25 Mark Hamill, actor (Luke Skywalker-Star Wars), born in Oakland, 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
  • 1951-10-12 Ed Royce, American politician (Rep-R-California)
  • 1951-10-30 Harry Hamlin, actor (Michael Kuzak-LA Law), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1951-11-10 Morris Hatalsky, Nike golfer (1993 NIKE White Rose-2nd), born in San Diego, California
  • 1951-11-13 Bill Gibson, California, rock drummer (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • 1951-11-17 Dean Paul Martin, actor (Billy-Misfits of Science), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1951-11-22 Kent Nagano, Conductor, born in Berkeley, California

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1951-11-27 Kathryn Bigelow, American director, producer and writer (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty), born in San Carlos, California

Director Kathryn Bigelow
Director
Kathryn Bigelow
  • 1951-12-18 Candice Rialson, actress (Chatterbox), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1952-01-08 Lauri Walters, actress (8 is Enough, Harrad Experiment), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1952-01-11 Lee Ritenour, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-02-03 Fred Lynn, baseball outfielder (Boston, California, Baltimore), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952-02-28 Jennie Lynn, actress (Love & Marriage), born in San Diego, 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
  • 1952-03-09 William Kirby Cullen, Santa Ana California, actor (How the West Was Won)
  • 1952-04-07 Bruce Gary, rock drummer (Knack-My Sharona), born in Burbank, California
  • 1952-07-02 Johnny Colla, American musician (Huey Lewis and the News), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1952-07-05 David Dreier, (Rep-R-California, 1981- )
  • 1952-07-14 Jerry Houser, actor (Slapshot, Summer of '42, Class of '44), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-07-26 Scott David Cook, CEO (Intuit-Quicken), born in Glendale, California
  • 1952-08-03 Jay North, North actor (Dennis the Menace, Maya), born in Hollywood, 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)
  • 1952-09-09 Bonnie Large, playmate (March 1973), born in Glendale, California
  • 1952-09-27 Del Russel, actor (Richard-Arnie), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1952-10-16 Christopher Cox, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1952-11-02 Kate Linder, actress (Esther Valentine--Young & Restless), born in Pasadena, California

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1952-11-05 Bill Walton, American NBA center (Portland Trailblazers, Boston Celtics), born in La Mesa, California

NBA Center and Television Sportscaster Bill Walton
NBA Center and Television Sportscaster
Bill Walton
  • 1952-12-12 Cathy Rigby McCoy, Los Alamitos California, gymnist (Olympic-4th-1968)
  • 1953-01-19 Desi Arnaz Jr, actor (Craig-Here's Lucy, Fakeout, Joyride), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-02-06 Susie Hutchison, Flintridge California, equestrian show jumper (Olymp-96)
  • 1953-02-07 Dan Quisenberry, American baseball player, born in Santa Monica, California, (d. 1998)
  • 1953-02-11 Philip Anglim, actor (Dane-Thorn Birds), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1953-02-12 Joanna Kerns, [de Varona], actress (Maggie-Growing Pains), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1953-03-04 Kay Lenz, actress (Moving Violations, Rich Man Poor Man), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-03-07 Kathleen Sullivan, newscaster (E!), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1953-03-13 Deborah Raffin, actress (Ransom, Demon, 40 Carats), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-03-31 Sean Hopper, California, rock keyboardist (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • 1953-04-21 Edward Ray Fiori, PGA golfer (1979 Southern Open), born in Lynwood, 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
  • 1953-05-17 Kathleen Sullivan, newscaster (ABC-TV, CBS Morning Show), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1953-05-25 Rich Alves, Pleasanton California, singer (Pirates of Miss-Fred Jake)

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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
  • 1953-06-02 Craig Robert Stadler, PGA golfer (Masters 1982), born in San Diego, California
  • 1953-06-06 Ken Calvert, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1953-07-15 Cathy Larmouth Torrance California, playmate (Jun, 1981)
  • 1953-08-14 James Horner, American film composer (Titanic, Apollo 13, Casper), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1953-08-31 Marcia Clark, [Kleks], LA DA (O.J. Simpson Case), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1953-09-13 Taryn Power, daughter of Tyrone Power/actress (Maria), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-09-27 Benjamin Gene Brown, 4X400 runner (Olympic-gold-1976), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1953-09-27 Heather Watts, ballerina (Dancing on My Grave), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-10-05 Russell Mael, [Dwight Russel Day], California, rock vocalist (Sparks)
  • 1953-10-16 Tony Carey, rocker, born in Fresno, California

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1953-10-20 Keith Hernandez, MLB 1st baseman (St Louis Cardinals, NY Mets), born in San Francisco, California

MLB First Baseman Keith Hernandez
MLB First Baseman
Keith Hernandez
  • 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

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