New York in History (Part 11)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1001 - 1,100 of 1,231

  • 1964-08-04 B J Surhoff, infielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in The Bronx, New York

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1964-08-05 MCA [Adam Yauch], rock vocalist (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)

Rocker Adam Yauch
Rocker
Adam Yauch
  • 1964-08-15 Debi Mazar, actress (Civil Wars, Little Man Tate, LA Law), born in Queens, New York
  • 1964-09-06 Rosie Perez, actress (Do the Right Thing, White Men Can't Jump), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-09-19 Kim Richards, actress (Nanny & Prof, James at 15), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1964-09-23 Diane Dixon, American 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1988), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-10-12 Darrick Heath, team handball left back (Olympics-1996), born in Hempstead, New York
  • 1964-11-02 Michael D'Asaro II, American fencer-sabre, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-11-10 Tish Certo, LPGA golfer (1981 Erie County (NY Champ), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • 1964-11-11 Philip McKeon, actor (Tommy-Alice, Return to Horror High), born in Westbury, New York
  • 1964-11-14 Joseph "Run" Simmons, New York, American rapper (Run DMC)
  • 1964-12-04 Marisa Tomei, American actress (My Cousin Vinny), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-12-13 Lucky Peterson [Judge Kenneth Peterson], American musician (The Son of a Bluesman), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1964-12-26 Colleen Dion, actress (Search for Tomorrow), born in Newburgh, New York
  • 1965-01-01 Andrew O Valmon, 400m runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-01-04 Rick Hearst, actor (General Hospital), born in Howard Beach, New York
  • 1965-04-01 Mark Jackson, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers) and coach, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-05-15 Jeff Rochlin, American actor (Cutting Class, Splitz, Taps), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-05-30 Tammy Parks, actress (Attack of 60' Centerfold), born in Rockville Centre, New York
  • 1965-06-05 Karen Sillas, American actress (Prime Suspect), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-06-24 Danielle Spencer, actress (Dee Thomas-What's Happening), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1965-07-06 Glenn Scarpelli, actor (Alex-One Day At a Time, Fantasy), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1965-07-24 Kadeem Hardison, New York, American actor (A Different World, The Sixth Man)
  • 1965-08-13 Mark Lemke, infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Utica, New York
  • 1965-08-17 Dottie Mochrie Pepper, golfer (1992 Dinah Shore), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • 1965-09-22 Mark Guthrie, pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1965-10-05 Penny Baker, playmate (January, 1984), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1965-10-30 Charnele Brown, actress (Kim-A Different World), born in East Hampton, New York
  • 1965-11-27 Danielle Ammaccapane, LPGA golfer (1991 Register PING), born in Babylon, New York
  • 1965-12-14 Craig Biggio, infielder (Houston Astros), born in Smithtown, New York
  • 1965-12-16 Chris Jones, outfielder (NY Mets), born in Utica, New York
  • 1966-02-19 Justine Bateman, actress (Mallory-Family Ties, Satisfaction), born in Rye, New York
  • 1966-02-19 Matthew Ryan, team handball circle (Olympics-1996), born in Port Jefferson, New York
  • 1966-03-23 Mike Remlinger, MLB pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Middletown, New York
  • 1966-03-28 Cheryl "Salt" James, singer (Salt-N-Pepa), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-03-31 Thomas Fitzgerald, American team handball left wing (Olympics-1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-04-04 Nancy McKeon, actress (Jo Polniazek-Facts of Life), born in Westbury, New York
  • 1966-04-28 Jim Poole, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1966-05-03 M-16 [Ernest Mateen], Cruiserweight boxing champion, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1966-05-25 Dave Hollins, infielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1966-06-07 Heathcliff Slocumb, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Queens, New York
  • 1966-06-24 Adrienne Shelly, American actress, director and screenwriter (The Unbelievable Truth), born in Queens, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1966-06-28 Mike Bellamy, WLAF receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy), born in New York, New York

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1966-06-30 "Iron" Mike Tyson, American boxer and youngest ever heavyweight boxing champ (1986-90), born in Brooklyn, New York

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1966-07-01 Patrick McEnroe, tennis star, born in Manhasset, New York
  • 1966-08-22 GZA [Gary Grice], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1966-09-09 Adam Sandler, American actor, comedian (Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, Saturday Night Live), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1966-09-23 Pete Harnisch, pitcher (NY Mets), born in Commack, New York
  • 1966-10-06 Archi Cianfrocco, infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Rome, New York
  • 1966-10-06 Julianne McNamara, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1984), born in Flushing, New York
  • 1966-10-19 Amy Linker, American actress (Lewis & Clark, Lauren-Square Pegs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-11-12 David Schwimmer, actor (Ross-Friends), born in Queens, New York
  • 1966-11-22 Brian Robbins, American actor (Eric-Head of the Class), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-12-18 Terry Phelps, American tennis player, born in Larchmont, New York
  • 1967-01-18 Peter Cox Jr, fencer-sabre (Olympics-96), born in Bronxville, New York
  • 1967-01-20 Stacey Dash, actress (Dionne-Clueless), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1967-02-16 John Valentin, infielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Mineola, New York
  • 1967-03-09 Curt Schreiner, biathelete (Olympics-1994), born in Albany, New York
  • 1967-03-27 Talisa Soto, [Miriam], actress (License to Kill), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1967-04-29 Rachel Williams, model (Absolut Vodka, Elle), born in Greenwich Village, New York
  • 1967-05-26 Jean Bartholomew, LPGA golfer (1989 Duke U Champ), born in Queens, New York
  • 1967-06-09 Robert Reading, 110m hurdler, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1967-06-11 John Doherty, American NLB pitcher, born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1967-06-25 Joan Smith, biathelete (Olympics-1994), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1967-07-07 Jason R Rich, writer (Celebrity Teen Talk), born in Irvington, New York

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1967-07-23 Philip Seymour Hoffman, American actor (Capote, Moneyball), born in Fairport, New York (d. 2014)

  • 1967-08-03 John Femia, American actor (Square Pegs, Hello Larry), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1967-08-10 Riddick Bowe, Heavyweight boxing champion (Olympic-silver-1988), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1967-09-21 Andrea Thies, rower (Olympics-92, 96), born in Irvington, New York
  • 1967-10-02 Gillian Welch, New York, singer-songwriter (Time, Revival)
  • 1967-11-12 Charlie Pennaelino, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way), born in Queens, New York

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1967-11-12 Michael Moorer, boxing heavyweight champ (defeated Holyfield-1994), born in Brooklyn, New York

World Boxing Champion Michael Moorer
World Boxing Champion
Michael Moorer
  • 1967-11-13 Jimmy Kimmel, American TV host and producer (Jimmy Kimmel Live!), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1967-12-19 Criss Angel [Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos], Hempstead, New York, American magician and illusionist (Criss Angel Mindfreak)
  • 1967-12-25 Kathleen Franey, 1.5k runner, born in Brooklyn, New York

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1968-01-14 LL Cool J, American rapper (Bigger & Deffer), born in Bay Shore, New York

Actor and Rapper LL Cool J
Actor and Rapper
LL Cool J
  • 1968-01-29 Edward Burns, American actor, director, writer (Brothers McMullen, Saving Private Ryan), born in Queens, New York
  • 1968-03-03 Diann Roffe-Steinrotter, alpine skier (Oly-gold/silver-92), born in Warsaw, New York
  • 1968-03-05 Marq Mellor, field hockey forward (Olympics-96), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1968-03-05 Shjon Podein, NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1968-05-08 Chris Lighty, music executive and manager (Violator), born in The Bronx New York (d. 2012)
  • 1968-05-13 PMD [Parrish J. Smith], American rapper (EPMD), from Brentwood, New York
  • 1968-05-15 James "Jim" Neil, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1968-05-28 Sandra Bacher, half-heavyweight judoka (Oly-92, 96), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1968-05-30 Jerry Springer, Canadian Tour golfer, born in White Plains, New York
  • 1968-06-20 Mike McCarthy, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics-88, 96), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-06-30 Dan Peltier, outfielder (SF Giants), born in Clifton Park, New York
  • 1968-07-20 Kool G Rap [Nathaniel Thomas Wilson], American rapper, born in Queens, New York
  • 1968-07-23 Beth Ehlers, actress (Harley Cooper-Guiding Light, Hunger), born in Queens, New York
  • 1968-09-26 Anthony Shadid, New York Times foreign correspondent and two time Pulitzer winner, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2012)
  • 1968-10-15 Meredith Rainey, 800m runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-10-16 Randall Batinkoff, American actor (For Keeps), born in Monticello, New York
  • 1968-10-22 Keith Osik, catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Port Jefferson, New York
  • 1968-11-15 James Brady, columnist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-01-14 Jason Kent Bateman, actor (David-Valerie, Hogan Family), born in Rye, New York
  • 1969-01-15 Marsha Miller, WPVA volleyballer (National-17th-1995), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1969-02-12 Colin Keely, water polo driver (Olympics-96), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1969-03-07 Anne Marie Lauck, marathoner (Olympics-10th-96), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1969-04-10 Billy Jacoby, actor (Brad-Silver Spoons, Maggie), born in Flushing, New York
  • 1969-04-10 William Jayne, American actor (Parker Lewis Can't Lose), born in Flushing, New York

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