Californian History (Part 9)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 1,649

  • 1954-10-24 Doug Davidson, actor (Paul Williams-Young & Restless), born in Glendale, California
  • 1954-11-03 Kevin P Chilton, Lt Col USAF/Astronaut (STS 49, 59, 76), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-11-10 Mario Cipollina, California, rock bassist (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • 1954-11-19 Kathleen Quinlan, California, actress (Never Promised You a Rose Garden)
  • 1954-11-20 Steve Dahl, California, Chicago's anti-disco DJ (WLS-FM)
  • 1954-12-29 Roger Voudouris, rock vocalist, born in Sacramento, 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

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1955-02-24 Steve Jobs, American computer entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple (d. 2011), born in San Francisco, California

Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs
Apple Co-founder
Steve Jobs
  • 1955-03-21 Jean Marie Hon, actress (Jane-Man From Atlantis), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1955-03-23 Cindy Olavarri, Pleasant Hills California, cyclist (7-Eleven team)
  • 1955-04-13 Louis Johnson, rock bassist/vocalist (Brothers Johnson), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-05-27 Bill Malley, Nike golfer (1991 El Paso Open-30th), born in Oakland, California
  • 1955-06-02 Dennis Haysbert, San Mateo California, actor (Code Red)
  • 1955-06-07 Joey Scarbury, Ontario California, singer (Greatest American Hero)
  • 1955-06-14 Kim Lankford, Montebello California, actress (Gingers-Knots Landing)
  • 1955-06-14 Michael D. Duvall, California State Assemblyman
  • 1955-06-21 Leigh J McCloskey, actor (Dallas, Executive Suite, Gen Hosp), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-06-25 Michael Sabatino, California, actor (Days of Our Life, Bold & Beautiful)
  • 1955-08-08 Branscombe Richmond, American actor (Renegade, Commando), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-08-15 Larry Mathews, actor (Ritchie-Dick Van Dyke Show), born in Burbank, California
  • 1955-08-17 Kevin Welch, California, country songwriter/actor (Thing Called Love)
  • 1955-09-17 Scott William Simpson, PGA golfer (1987 US Open), born in San Diego, California
  • 1955-10-02 Kathryn Morrison playmate (May, 1978), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1955-10-17 Sam Bottoms, actor (Prime Risk, Savages), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1955-10-26 Stephen K Robinson, PhD/astronaut (STS 85, sk:95), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1955-11-02 Mark Reynolds, star sailor (Olymp-8th-1988, 92, 96), born in San Diego, California
  • 1955-11-05 Kris Jenner, American TV personality (Keeping Up with the Kardashians), born in San Diego, California
  • 1955-12-02 Dennis Christopher, actor (Breaking Away, California Dreaming), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1956-01-03 Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver, San Jose California
  • 1956-01-09 Kimberly Beck Hilton, actress (Kim-Peyton Place), born in Glendale, California
  • 1956-01-17 Mitch Vogel, American actor (Jamie-Bonanza), born in Alhambra, 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

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1956-03-07 Bryan Cranston, American actor (Breaking Bad, Malcolm in the Middle), born in Canoga Park, California

  • 1956-04-17 Pillow, [Therese Joan Bell], California, bodybuilder (Gold Classic 1983)
  • 1956-05-08 Jeff Madrigali, Walnut Creek California, soling sailor (Olymp-bronze-96)
  • 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

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1956-06-26 Chris Isaak, American rock singer/songwriter (Wicked Game), born in Stockton, California

Singer Chris Isaak
Singer
Chris Isaak
  • 1956-07-01 Lorna Patterson, Whittier California, actress (Airplane, Pvt Benjamin)
  • 1956-07-08 Millard Frank Hampton, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1976), born in Fresno, California

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1956-07-09 Tom Hanks, American actor (Bossom Buddies, Forrest Gump, Philadelphia), born in Concord, California

Actor Tom Hanks
Actor
Tom Hanks

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1956-08-05 Maureen McCormick, American actress (Marcia-Brady Bunch), born in Encino, California

  • 1956-08-06 Stepfanie Kramer, actress (Claudia-We Got it Made, Hunter), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-09-23 Maren Jensen, Arcadia California, actress (Athena-Battlestar Galactica)
  • 1956-10-25 Danny Gans, American entertainer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • 1956-11-19 Glynnis O'Connor, American actress (California Dreaming, Ode to Billy Joe), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956-11-20 Bo Derek, [Mary Collins], actress (10, Tarzan the Ape Man), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1956-11-21 Terri Welles, [Knepper], California, playmate of the year (Dec, 1980)
  • 1956-12-03 Hart Bochner, actor/director (Rich & Famous), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-12-06 Randy Rhoads, Heavy metal guitarist (Quiet Riot), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1982)
  • 1956-12-14 T K Carter, actor (Mike-Punky Brewster, Just our Luck), born in Los Angeles, California

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1957-01-06 Nancy Lopez Knight, Torrance California, pro golfer (1981 Dinah Shore)

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • 1957-01-13 Christina Seufert, Sacraento California, diver (Olympic-bronze-1984)
  • 1957-01-31 Shirley F Babashoff, California, swimmer (Olympics-6 silver/2 gold-72, 76)
  • 1957-02-01 Donna Adamek, Duarte California, bowler (BWAA Woman of Year 1978-81)
  • 1957-02-19 Dave "Smoke" Stewart, pitcher (Oakland Athletic), born in Oakland, California
  • 1957-03-08 Ruth Wysocki, American 800m/1500m runner, born in Alhambra, California
  • 1957-03-20 Theresa Russell, [Paup], SD California, actress (Black Widow, Razor's Edge)
  • 1957-03-31 Marc McClure, San Mateo California, actor (Ross-California Fever)
  • 1957-04-11 John Castellanos, actor (John Silva-Young & Restless), born in San Diego, California
  • 1957-04-21 Jesse Orosco, pitcher (NY Mets, Orioles, Dodgers), born in Santa Barbara, 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
  • 1957-05-28 Walter R Tucker, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1957-06-20 Butch Patrick, Inglewood California, actor (Real McCoys, Eddie-Munsters)
  • 1957-07-06 Mario Martinez, US Olympic weightlifter (Olympic-4th-1988), born in Salinas, California
  • 1957-07-09 Kelly McGillis, actress (Top Gun, Accused, Witness), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1957-07-21 Jon Lovitz, Tarzana California, actor (SNL, League of their Own, Critic)
  • 1957-07-31 Dirk Blocker, actor (Baa Baa Black Sheep, Ryan's Four), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-07-31 Victoria E Cooke, playmate (Aug, 1980), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1957-08-01 Laura Johnson, actress (Falcon Crest), born in Burbank, California
  • 1957-08-01 Taylor Negron [Brad Taylor], American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), born in Glendale, California
  • 1957-08-19 Darby Hinton, actor (Israel in Daniel Boone), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1957-08-24 Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-09-14 Tim Wallach, Huntington Park, California, American MLB player (Montreal Expos 1980-1992)
  • 1957-09-22 Philip Arnold Blackmar, PGA golfer (1988 Provident), born in San Diego, California
  • 1957-10-02 Kimberly Herrin, playmate (March, 1981), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1957-10-08 James De Paiva, Hayward California, actor (Max Holden-One Life to Live)
  • 1957-11-12 Gail Castro, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1991, Oly-96), born in Glendale, California
  • 1957-11-24 Chris Hayes, California, rock guitarist (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • 1957-11-24 Denise Crosby, actress (Tasha-Star Trek: Next Gen), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1957-12-12 Sheila E.[scovedo], American singer, drummer and percussionist (Krush Grove, Holly Rock), born in Oakland, 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
  • 1958-01-19 Thomas Kinkade, artist, born in Sacramento, California (d. 2012)
  • 1958-01-20 Lorenzo Lamas, actor (Lance-Falcon Crest, California Fever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-01-29 Judy Norton-Taylor, actress (Mary Ellen-Waltons), born in Santa Monica, 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
  • 1958-02-12 Ingrid Klich, Whittier California, rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1958-03-13 Debi Nicolle Johnson, Torrance California, playmate (October, 1984)
  • 1958-03-21 Brad Hall, comedian (SNL), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1958-04-05 Cammie Lusko, Guinness' World Strongest Woman, born in Los Angeles, California

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1958-04-25 Christa Johnson, American LPGA golfer (1990 Atlantic City Classic), born in Arcata, California

LPGA Golfer Christa Johnson
LPGA Golfer
Christa Johnson
  • 1958-04-29 Eve Plumb, actress (Jan-Brady Bunch, I'm Gonna Get You Sucka), born in Burbank, California
  • 1958-04-29 Michelle Pfeiffer, Midway City California, actress (Married to the Mob)
  • 1958-05-02 Kim Jones, Sonoma California, 5k runner
  • 1958-05-10 Ellen Ochoa, PhD/Astronaut (STS 56, 66), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-05-20 Mike Engleman, Sonoma California, cyclist (Olympics-96)

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