New Jersey in History (Part 3)

New Jersey: Jersey City - Newark

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 298 of 298

  • 1952-07-14 Joel Silver, producer (Warriors, Xanadu, Die Hard), born in South Orange, New Jersey
  • 1952-10-08 Clifford Adams, American trombone player, born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 2015)
  • 1952-12-21 Dennis Boutsikaris, actor (Batteries Not Included), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1953-03-06 Jackie Zeman, actress (Bobbie-General Hospital), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1953-03-26 Michael Bonagura, country singer (Baille & Boys-Oh Heart), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1954-02-18 John Travolta, actor (Welcome Back Kotter, Pulp Fiction), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1954-05-19 Rick Cerone, catcher (Yankees/Red Sox/Mets/Expos), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1954-07-22 Al Di Meola, American jazz guitarist, born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1954-10-22 Carla Dunlap, bodybuilder (Pumping Iron 2), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1954-12-18 Ray Liotta, actor (Goodfellas), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1954-12-29 Glenn Myernick, US soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1955-05-14 Dean Friedman, American singer-songwriter (Ariel), born in Paramus, New Jersey
  • 1955-09-22 John Brennan, American Director of the CIA, born in North Bergen, New Jersey
  • 1956-06-02 Mark L Polansky, pilot/astronaut, born in Paterson, New Jersey

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1956-09-16 David Copperfield [Kotkin], American magician, born in Metuchen, New Jersey

  • 1957-08-04 Robert E Andrews, (Rep-D-New Jersey)
  • 1958-02-16 Ice-T [Tracy Marrow], American rapper and actor (New Jack City, Tank Girl, Crazy Six), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1958-03-03 Bob Bradley, soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • 1958-07-30 Richard Burgi, actor (Chad Rollo-Another World), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • 1959-05-07 Michael E. Knight, actor (All My Children), born in Princeton New Jersey

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1959-07-11 Richie Sambora, American guitarist (Bon Jovi) and boyfriend of Cher and Heather Locklear, born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Rock guitarist Richie Sambora
Rock guitarist
Richie Sambora

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1959-07-26 Kevin Spacey, actor (Dad, Henry & June, Darrow), born in South Orange, New Jersey

  • 1959-09-23 Jason Alexander, [Greenspan], actor (George-Seinfeld), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1960-01-07 David Marciano, American actor (Det Ray Vecchio-Due South), born in Newark New Jersey
  • 1960-01-23 Misha Mck, American actress (Gerri-Me & Mrs C), born in East Orange New Jersey
  • 1961-03-08 Camryn Manheim, American actress (The Practice), born in Caldwell, New Jersey

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1961-05-13 Dennis Rodman, NBA forward (Chicago Bulls), born in Trenton, New Jersey

Basketball Player Dennis Rodman
Basketball Player
Dennis Rodman
  • 1961-09-01 Bam Bam Bigelow, WWF wrestler (Wrestlemania XI), born in Secaucus, New Jersey

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1961-09-18 James Gandolfini, American actor (Tony Soprano), born in Westwood, New Jersey (d. 2013)

  • 1961-09-23 Elizabeth Peña, American actress (La Bamba, Jacob's Ladder), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, (d. 2014)
  • 1962-01-16 Maxine Jones, American R&B singer (En Vogue), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1962-05-26 Genie [Eugenie] Francis, actress (General Hospital, Bare Essence), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1962-08-01 Joetta Clark, 800m runner (Olympic-1992), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1962-09-06 Chris Christie, US politician (Governor of New Jersey (R) 2010-), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1962-12-24 Michael Ray, American jazz trumpeter, born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1963-01-13 Tim Patrick Kelly, guitarist (Slaughter-Stick it Live), born in Trenton, New Jersey

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1963-08-09 Whitney Houston, singer (One Moment in Time, Bodyguard), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2012)

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston
  • 1963-12-20 Pam Casale, tennis player (Marco Island finals 1985), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1964-01-05 Ted Harris Poley, rocker (Danger Danger-Screw It), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1964-02-21 Mark E Kelly, Lt USN/astronaut, born in Orange, New Jersey

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1964-02-21 Scott Kelly, American astronaut, born in Orange, New Jersey

Astronaut Scott Kelly
Astronaut
Scott Kelly
  • 1964-03-30 Ian Ziering, American actor ("Beverly Hills 90210"), born in West Orange, New Jersey

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1964-09-28 Janeane Garofalo, American comedienne (SNL, Truth about Cats & Dogs), born in Newton, New Jersey

Stand-Up Comedian Janeane Garofalo
Stand-Up Comedian
Janeane Garofalo
  • 1965-01-09 Carin Garbarra, soccer forward (Olympics-96), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1965-05-18 Erik Hanson, MLB pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Kinnelon, New Jersey
  • 1965-06-24 Patrick Jeffrey, diver (Olympics-5th-96), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1965-12-12 Laurie Grover-Tavares, biathelete (Olympics-1994), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1966-01-08 Maria Pitillo, Mahwah, New Jersey, American actress (Ryan's Hope, Natural Born Killers)
  • 1966-05-26 Billy Downes, Nike golfer (1994 New England Classic), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1967-08-23 Karen Noble, LPGA golfer (1995 Dinah Shore-32nd), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1967-09-28 Mira Sorvino, American actress (Quiz Show, Norma Jean & Marilyn), born in Tenafly, New Jersey
  • 1968-05-24 Jerry Dipoto, pitcher (NY Mets), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1968-07-03 Jeff Phillips, actor (Hart Jessup-Guiding Light), born in Westwood, New Jersey
  • 1968-09-09 Thomas P Auth, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1968-10-13 Tisha Campbell, actress (Gina-Martin, House Party), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1969-03-07 Brian Jamieson, rower (Olympics-silver-1996), born in Livingston, New Jersey

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1969-04-06 Paul Rudd, American actor (Clueless, The 40-Year-Old Virgin), born in Passaic, New Jersey

Actor Paul Rudd
Actor
Paul Rudd
  • 1969-04-27 Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, New Jersey
  • 1969-06-11 Peter Dinklage, American actor (Games of Thrones), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1969-12-09 Greg[ory] Klingsporn, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1969-12-23 Martha Byrne, actress (Lily-As the World Turns), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • 1969-12-24 Kenny "Damn" Kelly, rapper (Riff-Judy had a Boyfriend), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1970-01-16 Ron Villone, pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Englewood, New Jersey

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1970-03-18 Queen Latifah, American rapper and actress (Khadijah James-Living Single), born in Newark, New Jersey

Singer, Rapper, & Actress Queen Latifah
Singer, Rapper, & Actress
Queen Latifah
  • 1970-05-24 Tommy Page, Glenridge, New Jersey, American singer (I'll Be Your Everything)
  • 1970-08-18 Malcolm Jamal Warner, actor (Theodore-Cosby Show), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1970-09-09 Dan Miceli, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1970-10-02 Kelly Ripa, actress (Hayley Vaughan-All My Children), born in Statford, New Jersey
  • 1970-10-12 Karen Courtland, pairs skaters (Olympics-1994), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1970-10-26 Tom Vano, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics-96), born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • 1971-07-05 Donna Faber, tennis star, born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1971-12-19 Amy Locane, actress (Andrea-Spencer, Sandy-Melrose Place), born in Trenton, New Jersey

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1972-02-22 Michael Chang, Hoboken New Jersey, tennis star (1989 French Open)

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Michael Chang
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Michael Chang

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1972-03-06 Shaquille O'Neal, NBA center (Magic, Lakers, Oly-gold-96), born in Newark, New Jersey

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal
  • 1972-05-21 Liliko Ogasawara, middleweight judoka (Olympics-96), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1973-04-18 James "Jamie" Koven, rower (Olympics-5th-1996), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1973-08-01 Gregg Berhalter, soccer defender (Olympics-gold-96), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1973-08-02 Kia Goodwin, actress (Tiffany Holloway-227), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • 1973-08-10 Jessica Grieco, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1973-08-22 Jennifer Makris, Miss USA-New Jersey (1997, top 10)

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1974-06-26 Derek Jeter, American baseball shortstop (NY Yankees, Rookie of Year 1996), born in Pequannock, New Jersey

Baseball Player Derek Jeter
Baseball Player
Derek Jeter

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1975-04-06 Zach Braff, American actor (Dr. John Dorian-Scrubs), born in South Orange, New Jersey

Actor Zach Braff
Actor
Zach Braff

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1975-05-26 Lauryn Hill, American singer-songwriter (The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill), born in East Orange, New Jersey

Singer-Songwriter Lauryn Hill
Singer-Songwriter
Lauryn Hill
  • 1976-05-14 Terrance Cauthen, lightweight boxer (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1976-05-23 Melanie Joyce Bell, Vernon New Jersey, Miss America-New Jersey (1997)
  • 1976-07-08 Staci Wilson, soccer defender (Olympics-96), born in Livingston, New Jersey

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1977-04-23 Kal Penn, American actor (Dr. Lawrence Kutner-House, The Namesake) and civil servant, born in Montclair, New Jersey

Actor Kal Penn
Actor
Kal Penn

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1978-06-19 Zoe Saldana, American actress (Avatar, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl), born in Passaic, New Jersey

Actress Zoe Saldana
Actress
Zoe Saldana
  • 1978-12-02 Jason Collins, American NBA player (New Jersey Nets), 1st NBA to come out as gay, born in Northridge, California
  • 1978-12-19 Lauren Petty, Miss New Jersey Teen USA (1997)
  • 1979-04-09 Keshia Knight Pulliam, actress (Rudy-Crosby), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1979-06-12 Wil Horneff, actor (Ghost in the Machine, Sandlot), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1980-06-23 Melissa Rauch, actress (The Big Bang Theory), born in Marlboro Township, New Jersey
  • 1980-09-10 [Michael] Mikey Way, American musician (My Chemical Romance), born in Kearny, New Jersey
  • 1981-05-16 Jessica Ponzo, Miss New Jersey Teen USA (1996)

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1982-04-30 Kirsten Dunst, American actress (Interview with the Vampire, Spider-Man), born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey

Actress Kirsten Dunst
Actress
Kirsten Dunst
  • 1984-03-12 Shareefa [Faradah Cooper], American R&B singer, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1993-03-04 Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston & Bobby Brown, born in Livingstone, New Jersey (d.2015)

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