Brooklyn in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 357

  • 1941-06-15 Harry Nilsson, American singer/guitarist (Midnight Cowboy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941-06-22 Michael Lerner, actor (8 Men Out, Harlem Nights), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1941-09-08 Bernie Sanders, American politician and Senator (Independent - Vt), born in Brooklyn, New York

US Senator Bernie Sanders
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
  • 1941-11-27 Eddie Rabbitt, country singer (I Love a Rainy Night), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1942-02-09 Carole King, singer-songwriter (Tapestry), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1942-04-09 Brandon De Wilde, American actor (Jamie, Wild in the Sky), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1942-04-24 Barbra Streisand, American singer/actress/award winner (People), born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1942-06-26 Larry "The Mole" Taylor, rocker (Canned Heat-On the Road Again), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1942-09-07 Roy DeMeo, American gangster (Gambino crime family), born in Brooklyn, New York

Gangster Roy DeMeo
Gangster
Roy DeMeo

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1942-10-21 Judith Sheindlin, Jurist and Television personality (Judge Judy), born in Brooklyn, New York

Jurist/TV Personality Judith Sheindlin
Jurist/TV Personality
Judith Sheindlin
  • 1943-01-30 Sandy Deane, American rocker (Jay and the Americans), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943-02-14 Robert J Murphy Jr, PGA golfer (1968 Philadelphia Classic), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943-02-21 David Geffen, American record producer (Geffen Records, Asylum) and film studio executive (DreamWorks SKG), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943-03-30 Jay Traynor, American singer (Jay and the Americans), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)

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1943-06-03 Billy Cunningham, NBA/ABA (Philadelphia 76ers, Carolina Cougers), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Forward and Coach Billy Cunningham
NBA Forward and Coach
Billy Cunningham

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1943-06-11 Henry Hill Jr., mobster and FBI informant (inspired Goodfellas), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)

Mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill
Mobster and FBI informant
Henry Hill
  • 1943-07-05 Curt Blefary [Curtis Le Roy], American baseball player (1965 AL rookie of year, The Sporting News Rookie of the Year), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943-10-06 Michael Durrell, American actor (Shannon, V, Alice, Chiefs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943-10-22 Paul Zukofsky, violinist (Cappricio), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943-12-08 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision)
  • 1943-12-09 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1944-02-20 Lew Soloff, American jazz trumpeter (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1944-02-24 Sheila Larkin, American actress (Deborah-Storefront Lawyer), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1944-11-12 Al Michaels, American sportscaster (Miracle on Ice, American Football), born in Brooklyn, New York

American Television Sportscaster Al Michaels
American Television Sportscaster
Al Michaels
  • 1945-03-15 Mark J Green, American lawyer/author (Closed Enterprise System), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-05-24 Priscilla Presley, American actress (Jenna-Dallas, Naked Gun), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-08-05 Ja'net Dubois, American actress (Good Times, Beverly Hill 90210), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-08-21 Patty McCormack, American actress (Mama, Peck's Bad Girl, Ropers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-09-03 George Biondo, rock musician (Steppenwolf), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-12-20 Peter Criss [George Peter John Criscuola], American drummer and singer (Kiss), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946-01-28 Renne Jarrett, American actress (Nancy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946-03-06 Martin Kove, American actor (Victor-Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946-03-31 Gabe Kaplan, American comedian/actor (Welcome Back Kotter), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946-05-02 Lesley Gore, American singer (It's My Party, You Don't Own Me), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1946-05-29 Robin Johnson, actress (Times Square), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1946-08-13 Janet Yellen, American economist (Chair of US Federal Reserve), born in Brooklyn,New York

15th Chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen
15th Chair of the Federal Reserve
Janet Yellen
  • 1946-09-04 David Liebman, American saxophonist and flautist, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-03-07 Lewis J Stadlen, American actor (John-Benson, Savages, Windy City), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-05-18 Candice Azzara, actress (Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-05-29 Mark Nelson, crew member (Biosphere 2), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-06-22 David L Lander, American actor (Squiggy-Laverne & Shirley), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1947-07-02 Larry David, actor/comedian/writer (Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm), born in Brooklyn, New York

Comedian/Writer Larry David
Comedian/Writer
Larry David
  • 1947-07-10 Arlo Guthrie, singer (Alice's Restaurant, City of New Orleans), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-07-18 Ayn Rumen, American actress (Janet-McLean Stevenson Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-10-03 Fred DeLuca, American co-founder of the Subway chain, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1947-10-29 Richard Dreyfuss, American actor (Jaws, Nuts, Mr Holland's Opus), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-12-18 Eddie Antar, founder and CEO (Crazy Eddie Electronics Store), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1948-03-31 Rhea Perlman, actress (Zena-Taxi, Carla-Cheers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1948-10-05 Sal Viscuso, American actor (Soap, Montefuscos), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1948-11-14 Robert Ginty, American actor (Paper Chase, White Fire), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949-05-13 Franklin Ajaye, American comedian/actor (Jazz Singer, Car Wash), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949-08-24 Joe Regalbuto, American actor (Knots Landing, Frank-Murphy Brown), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950-01-05 Chris Stein, rock guitarist and co-founder of Blondie (Heart of Glass, Call Me) born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950-02-22 Ellen Greene, American vocalist/actress (Little Shoppe of Horrors), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950-02-28 Ilene Graff, American actress (Marsha-Mr Belvedere), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950-07-12 Eric Carr [Paul Charles Caravello], rock drummer (Kiss), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1950-11-10 Jack Scalia, American actor (Berrengers, Hollywood Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-04-21 Tony Danza, (Tony Banta-Taxi, Tony Micelli-Who's the Boss), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-06-11 Maren Seidler, American shot putter (Olympics-11th-1968), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-07-13 Didi Conn, [Bernstein], American actress (Denise-Benson, Grease), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-09-21 Bruce Arena, American soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-10-19 Annie Golden, actress (Forever Lulu, Hair), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-11-09 Lou Ferrigno, American body builder/actor (Incredible Hulk), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1952-01-02 Wendy Phillips, American actress (Executive Suite, Promised Land), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1952-07-15 Jesse Ventura, [James Janos], wrestler/actor (mayor-Brooklyn Pk-MN)
  • 1952-08-18 Elayne Boosler, comedienne (Broadway Baby, Party of One), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1952-11-14 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wise Guys, Wired, Caged Fear), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953-01-10 Pat Benatar, [Andrezejewski], American singer (Hell Is for Children), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953-02-17 Janice Dickinson, American model (Vogue), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953-07-29 Ken Burns [Kenneth Lauren], American director and documentary film producer (The Civil War, Baseball), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953-08-08 Don Most, American actor and director (Ralph Malph-Happy Days), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953-12-18 Elliot Easton, [Elliot Shapiro], rock guitarist (Cars), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953-12-22 Bernnadette Stanis, American actress (Thelma-Good Times), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953-12-23 John Callahan, actor (Craig-Santa Barbara, Falcon Crest), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953-12-31 Jane Badler, actress (Fine Gold, Easy Kill, V), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1954-02-02 Ina Garten, American author and TV personality (Barefoot Contessa), born in Brooklyn, New York

Host of Barefoot Contessa Ina Garten
Host of Barefoot Contessa
Ina Garten
  • 1954-03-24 Donna Pescow, actress (Angie, Out of this World, Rainbow), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1954-04-29 Jerome 'Jerry' Seinfeld, comedian/actor ('Seinfeld'), born in Brooklyn, New York

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld
Comedian
Jerry Seinfeld
  • 1954-06-06 Harvey Fierstein, playwright (Torch Song Trilogy, ID4), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954-06-21 Robert Pastorelli, American actor (Eldin-Murphy Brown), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954-07-26 Vitas Gerulaitis, Lithuanian American tennis star (Australia 1987), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1954-08-20 Theresa Saldana, American actress (Raging Bull), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1954-10-02 Lorraine Bracco, actress (Sopranos, Goodfellas), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1954-10-03 Al Sharpton [Alfred Charles], minister and civil rights activist (Keepin' It Real), born in Brooklyn, New York

Minister and Civil Rights Activist Al Sharpton
Minister and Civil Rights Activist
Al Sharpton
  • 1954-12-15 Justin Ross, American actor (Sinatra, Chorus Line, Fan, Quick Change), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1956-10-07 James Van Patten, American actor (Bo-Chisholms), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1956-12-31 Martin Joseph Fettman, American PhD/astronaut (STS 58), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1957-05-12 Lou Whitaker, American MLB 2nd baseman (Detroit Tigers, 1978 AL Rookie of the Year), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1957-09-13 Vinny Appice, American rock drummer (Black Sabbath), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1958-08-24 Steve Guttenberg, American actor (Police Academy, Short Circuit), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1959-02-03 Thomas Calabro, American actor (Michael Mancini-Melrose Place), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1959-05-20 Peter Greene, American producer (After Midnight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1959-06-10 Timothy Van Patten, American actor (White Shadow, Master), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1960-06-27 Brian Dillinger, actor (Brighton Beach Memoirs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1960-09-17 John Franco, pitcher (NY Mets), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1961-04-03 Eddie Murphy, American actor (SNL, 48 Hours, Beverly Hills Cop, Raw), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1961-09-08 Franny Michel, American actress (Patricia-Apple's Way), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1962-01-11 Kim Coles, American actress (Synclaire-Living Single), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1962-10-18 Vincent Spano, actor (Alphabet City, Maria's Lovers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1962-12-16 Jon Tenney, actor (Brooklyn South)

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