New York in History (Part 6)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 1,231

  • 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
  • 1935-07-08 Steve Lawrence, American singer and actor (Go Away Little Girl, Lonely Guy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-07-17 Diahann Carroll, actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935-08-05 John Saxon, actor (Bees, Nightmare on Elm St, Electric Horseman), born in Brooklyn, 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
  • 1936-10-31 Michael Landon, actor (Bonanza, Highway to Heaven), born in Forest Hills, 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, American General and Assistant to the 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, American 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, American Major League baseball umpire and umpire supervisor, born in Nyack, New York
  • 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)
  • 1937-08-31 Warren Berlinger, actor (Larry-Joey Bishop Shop, Take Two), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-09-01 Ron O'Neal, actor (Superfly), born in Utica, New York
  • 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
  • 1938-08-08 Connie Stevens [Concetta Ingoglia], singer/actress (Hawaiian Eye, Back to Beach), 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
  • 1938-09-06 Joan Tower, composer (Breakfast Rhythms), born in New Rochelle, 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, American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda), born in Suffern, New York
  • 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
  • 1939-10-20 Jay Siegel, rock bassist (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939-11-18 Brenda Vaccaro, American actress (Cactus Flower, Sara, Paper Dolls), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939-12-17 Novella Nelson, American actress (Antwone Fisher, Purlie, Chiefs), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1940-01-05 Michael O'Donoghue, Sauquoit, New York, American writer and performer (Saturday Night Live, Scrooged)
  • 1940-02-04 George A. Romero, American-Canadian director (Night of the Living Dead), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2017)
  • 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
  • 1940-10-18 Cynthia Weil, American songwriter, born in New York City

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1940-10-27 John Gotti, mafia head of the Gambino family, born in The Bronx, New York

Gangster John Gotti
Gangster
John Gotti
  • 1940-11-29 Chuck Mangione, jazz hornist (Chasing the Clouds Away), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1940-12-06 Steve Alaimo, rocker (Mashed Potatoes), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1940-12-13 Steve Harmon, American actor (Ens Pulver-Mr Roberts), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941-01-08 Little Anthony [Anthony Gourdine], American rhythm and blues singer (Little Anthony and the Imperials-Goin' Out of My Head), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941-01-09 Joan Baez, folk singer/human rights advocate, born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1941-01-21 Richie Havens, American folk singer (Here Comes the Sun), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2013)

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1941-01-24 Neil Diamond, American singer-songwriter, born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond
Singer-songwriter
Neil Diamond
  • 1941-01-31 Jessica Walter, American actress (Play Misty For Me, Arrested Development), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941-02-03 Angelo D'Aleo, tenor (Dion & Belmonts-Teenager in Love), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1941-02-03 Carol Mann, golfer (LPGA Hall of Fame 1977, 1965 US Open), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1941-04-23 Ray Tomlinson, computer programmer (invented email and the @ sign), born in Amsterdam , New York (d. 2016)
  • 1941-05-15 Lainie Kazan, singer/actress (Lust in the Dust, Beaches), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941-06-13 Robert Forester, actor (Banyon, Nakia), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1941-06-13 Tom Hallick, actor (Search), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1941-06-15 Harry Nilsson, American singer/guitarist (Midnight Cowboy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941-06-19 Marlene Warfield, actress (Victoria-Maude), born in Queens, New York
  • 1941-06-22 Michael Lerner, actor (8 Men Out, Harlem Nights), born in Brooklyn, New York

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