New York in History (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 1,032

  • 1932-08-23 Mark Russell, political satirist/pianist (Real People), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1932-08-28 Andy Bathgate, professional ice hockey player (New York Rangers, 1958 NHL MVP), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2016)
  • 1932-10-26 Anthony Beilenson, American politician (Rep-D-California, 1977-97), born in New York
  • 1932-11-13 Richard Mulligan, actor (Soap, Empty's Nest, Big Bus), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1932-12-14 Abbe Lane, singer and wife of Xavier Cugat (Xavier Cugat Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1933-01-09 Robert Garcia, American politician hit by Wedtech scandal (Rep-D-NY, 1978-83), born on Roosevelt Island, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1933-02-22 Joseph Lechleider, American electrical engineer (invented DSL /high speed internet technology), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)

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1933-03-15 Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, born in Brooklyn, New York

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • 1933-04-01 Stan Weston, American toy licensing agent, had concept for G.I. Joe, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1933-04-10 Ron Murphy, Hamilton, ON, NHL player (New York Rangers), (d. 2014)
  • 1933-05-28 John Karlen, American actor (Harvey Lacey-Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1933-06-08 Joan Rivers, American comedian and actress (Late Show, Hollywood Squares), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers
  • 1933-06-11 Jud Strunk, singer/comedian (Laugh-In), born in Jamestown, New York
  • 1933-06-17 Anthony Bevilacqua, Roman Catholic Cardinal (Philadelphia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1933-07-07 Dick Kallman, American actor (Born to Be Loved, Verboten!), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1933-08-01 Dom DeLuise, American comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1933-08-10 Rocky Colavito, baseball player (Hit 4 HRs in a game), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1933-09-04 Richard Castellano, actor (The Godfather, Lovers & Other Stranger), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1934-01-17 Shari Lewis, ventriloquist/puppeteer (Lamb Chop), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1934-02-16 Harold "Hal" Kalin, American singer (Kalin Twins), born in Port Jervis, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1934-03-09 Joyce Van Patten, actress (Good Guys, Don Rickles Show), born in Queens, New York
  • 1934-04-01 Don Hastings, American actor (Capt Video, Bob-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1934-07-21 Edolphus Towns, (Rep-D-New York, 1983- )
  • 1934-09-07 Bill Giles, baseball owner (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1934-11-12 Ann Flood, Jamaica, New York, American actress (Edge of Night)
  • 1934-12-30 Joseph Bologna, American actor (Citizen Cohn, My Favorite Year), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-01-06 Nino Tempo, rock vocalist (Deep Purple), born in Niagara Falls, New York

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1935-01-09 Bob Denver, American actor (The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Gilligan's Island), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2005)

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver
  • 1935-02-15 Susan Brownmiller, feminist author (Against Our Wills), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-03-15 Judd Hirsch, actor (Alex-Taxi, Dear John, Ordinary People), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935-04-15 Gene Cherico, American jazz bassist, born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1935-06-24 Pete Hamill, journalist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-07-02 Gilbert Kalish, pianist/professor (SUNY Stony Brook), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-07-17 Diahann Carroll, actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935-10-20 Jerry Ohrbach, actor (Law & Order, Dirty Dancing), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935-11-05 Dick Davalos, actor (Jeff-The Americans), born in The Bronx, New York

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1935-12-01 Woody Allen, [Allen Konigsberg], director and actor (Zelig, Annie Hall), born in Brooklyn, New York

Actor, Screenwriter & Director Woody Allen
Actor, Screenwriter & Director
Woody Allen
  • 1935-12-05 Calvin Trillin, author (New Yorker)
  • 1936-01-17 Jerry Fogel, actor (Jerry-Mothers-in-Law, White Shadow), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1936-03-09 Marty Ingels, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1936-04-29 April Stevens, rock vocalist (Deep Purple), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • 1936-05-14 Bobby Darin, [Walden Waldo Cassotto], singer (Mack the Knife), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1936-05-27 Louis Gossett Jr, American actor (Officer & Gentleman, Deep), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1936-09-22 Art Metrano, American comedian (Amy Prentiss, Joanie Loves Chachi), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1936-10-01 Charles G Fullerton, astronaut (STS-3, 51F), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1936-10-19 Tony Lo Bianco, actor (Ann Jillian Story, Hizzoner!), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1936-11-08 Edward George Gibson, astronaut (Skylab 4), born in Buffalo, New York

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1936-12-29 Mary Tyler Moore, American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Ordinary People), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)

  • 1937-01-31 Steve Karmen, jingle writer (I Love NY, This Bud's for You), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1937-02-05 Stuart Damon, American actor (Alan Quartermaine-General Hospital), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-03-01 Jed Allan, actor (Days of our Lives, CC-Santa Barbara), born in The Bronx, New York

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1937-04-05 Colin Powell, general/asst to president (Nat Sec Affairs), born in The Bronx, New York

General and US Secretary of State Colin Powell
General and US Secretary of State
Colin Powell
  • 1937-05-02 Lorenzo Music, American writer/actor/voice (Carlton-Rhoda, Garfield), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-05-08 Thomas Pynchon, novelist (V, Gravity's Rainbow), born in Glen Cove, New York
  • 1937-05-10 Arthur Kopit, US playwright ('Wings', 'Nine'), born in New York City
  • 1937-05-12 George Carlin, comedian (7 dirty words, AM & FM, Carwash), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1937-06-16 Erich Segal, author (Love Story, Oliver's Story), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-07-05 Nita M Lowey, (Rep-D-New York)
  • 1937-07-09 Marty Springstead, Nyack, New York, American Major League baseball umpire and umpire supervisor
  • 1937-08-01 Alfonse M D'Amato, (Sen-R-NY 1981- ), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-08-06 Paul Griffin, American session musician and pianist, born in Harlem, New York
  • 1937-08-21 Robert Stone, American novelist (Dog Soldiers, WUSA), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1937-09-05 William Devane, actor (Family Plot, Missles of October), born in Albany, New York

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1937-10-28 Lenny Wilkens, NBA Point Guard and Head Coach (Seattle SuperSonics), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Point Guard and Coach Lenny Wilkens
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Lenny Wilkens
  • 1937-11-12 Ina Balin, actress (Danger in Paradise), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-01-21 Wolfman Jack, [Bob Smith], American DJ (Midnight Special), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-02-24 James Farentino, actor (The Final Countdown), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1938-04-03 Jeff Barry, American rock writer (Tell Laura I Love Her), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-04-29 Bernard "Bernie" Madoff, American fraudster and financier (commited largest fraud in US history, born in Queens, New York
  • 1938-05-17 Don Dolan, actor (Guy Lewis- General Hospital), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1938-05-21 David Groh, American actor (Joe-Rhoda, Don-Another Day), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-07-24 Mike Mainieri, American vibraphonist (Steps Ahead), born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1938-08-06 Paul Bartel, director/actor (Eating Raoul), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-08-29 Elliott Gould, actor (M*A*S*H, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice), born in Queens, New York
  • 1938-08-30 Steve Delaney, newscaster (Monitor), born in Dobbs Ferry, New York
  • 1938-09-04 Leonard Frey, American actor (Best of West, Mr Smith), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-10-05 Carlo Mastrangelo, rocker (Dion & The Belmonts), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1938-10-27 Maurice Hinchey, (Rep-D-New York)
  • 1938-10-30 Ed Lauter, Long Beach, New York, American actor (The Artist, The Number 23), (d. 2013)
  • 1938-11-19 Hank Medress, rocker (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1938-12-29 Jon Voight, American actor (Deliverance, Midnight Cowboy), born in Yonkers, New York

Actor Jon Voight
Actor
Jon Voight
  • 1939-02-05 Jane Bryant Quinn, newscaster/financial writer (Everyone's Money Book), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • 1939-03-13 Neil Sedaka, American singer/songwriter (Breaking Up is Hard to Do), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939-07-18 Dion DiMucci, rocker (Dion & Belmonts-Teenager in Love), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1939-07-30 Peter Bogdanovich, director/producer (Last Picture Show), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1939-08-02 Benjamin Barber, American political theorist (Jihad vs. McWorld), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)

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1939-08-22 Carl Yastrzemski, American Boston Red Sox great (1967 AL MVP, Hall of Fame), born in Southampton, New York

MLB Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski
MLB Outfielder
Carl Yastrzemski
  • 1939-08-22 Fred Milano, rocker (Dion & The Belmonts) [or 8/26/40], born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1939-08-22 Valerie Harper, Suffern, New York, American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda)
  • 1939-09-10 Greg Mullavey, actor (Tom-Mary Hartman, Rituals), born in Buffalo, New York

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1939-10-14 Ralph Lauren, fashion designer (Chaps, Polo Ralph Lauren), born in The Bronx, New York

Fashion Designer Ralph Lauren
Fashion Designer
Ralph Lauren
  • 1939-11-18 Brenda Vaccaro, American actress (Cactus Flower, Sara, Paper Dolls), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939-12-17 Novella Nelson, American actress (Nellie Cole-Chiefs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1940-01-05 Michael O'Donoghue, Sauquoit, New York, American writer and performer (Saturday Night Live, Scrooged)
  • 1940-02-22 Billy Name [William Linich Jr], photographer (Andy Warhol's factory), born in Poughkeepsie, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1940-03-20 Vito Picone, rocker (Elegants) and actor, born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1940-03-26 James Caan, American actor (Misery, The Godfather), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1940-04-14 Patricia Bruder, American actress (Ellen-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1940-06-18 Jim Albus, PGA golfer (1991 Mazda Senior Players), born in Staten Island, New York

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1940-10-09 Joe Pepitone, MLB 1st baseman (NY Yankees), born in Brooklyn, New York

MLB First Baseman and Outfielder Joe Pepitone
MLB First Baseman and Outfielder
Joe Pepitone

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