New York in History (Part 7)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 976


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1948-10-08 Johnny Ramone [Cummings], American rock guitarist (Ramones), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2004)

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
Guitarist
Johnny Ramone
  • 1948-11-09 Alan Gratzer, rock drummer (Reo Speedwagon), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1948-11-14 Robert Ginty, American actor (Paper Chase, White Fire), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949-01-11 [Frederick] Dennis Greene, American singer (Sha Na Na), born in New York, (d. 2015)
  • 1949-01-14 Christine Belford, actress (Banacek, Empire, 90210), born in Amityville, New York

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1949-05-09 Billy Joel, rock vocalist (Pianoman, Capt Jack, Bridge), born in The Bronx, New York

Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel
Pianist, songwriter, and composer
Billy Joel
  • 1949-05-13 Franklin Ajaye, American comedian/actor (Jazz Singer, Car Wash), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1949-07-22 Alan Menken, American Disney composer (Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast - 8 Oscars), born in New Rochelle, New York

Disney Composer Alan Menken
Disney Composer
Alan Menken
  • 1949-08-24 Joe Regalbuto, American actor (Knots Landing, Frank-Murphy Brown), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949-09-25 Mimi Kennedy, actress (Spencer, 3 girls 3, Under 1 Roof), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1949-10-07 Kieran Kane, singer (O'Kanes-Daddies Need to Grow Up Too), born in Queens, New York

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1949-10-08 Sigourney Weaver [Susan Alexandra], American actress (Alien, Working Girl), born in Manhattan, New York

  • 1949-10-28 Caitlyn (born Bruce) Jenner, American decathalete (Olympic-gold-1976), born in Mt Kisco, New York
  • 1949-11-08 Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice Presidenf of the US National Rifle Association, born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1949-12-05 Lewis Arlt, actor (Littlest Victims, Ken-Another World), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1950-01-05 Chris Stein, rock guitarist and co-founder of Blondie (Heart of Glass, Call Me) born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950-01-21 Richie Ranno, American rocker (Starz), born in The Bronz, New York
  • 1950-02-22 Ellen Greene, American vocalist/actress (Little Shoppe of Horrors), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1950-02-22 Julius Erving, American basketball forward (Virg Squirers, NY Nets, Philadelphia 76ers), born in Nassau County, New York

NBA Legend Julius Erving
NBA Legend
Julius Erving
  • 1950-02-28 Ilene Graff, American actress (Marsha-Mr Belvedere), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950-04-13 Ron Perlman, actor (Quest for Fire, Beauty & the Beast), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1950-04-28 Willie Colon, actor (Last Flight), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1950-05-02 Lou Gramm, rocker (Foreigner-Want to Know What Love Is), born in Rochester, New York

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1950-05-07 Tim Russert, American television journalist and host of NBC's Meet the Press, born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2008)

Television Journalist Tim Russert
Television Journalist
Tim Russert
  • 1950-07-12 Eric Carr [Paul Charles Caravello], rock drummer (Kiss), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1950-07-16 Camille Saviola, actress (Nightlife), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1950-08-01 Doug Tract, radio DJ (Greaseman), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1950-11-10 Jack Scalia, American actor (Berrengers, Hollywood Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-01-08 John McTiernan, actor (Predator, Die Hard, Medicine Man), born in Albany, New York
  • 1951-01-21 Eric Holder, American lawyer and judge (1st African American US Attorney General 2009-2015), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951-01-23 Margaret Johnson Bailes, 4X100 runner (Olympic-gold-1968), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951-02-05 Elizabeth Swados, composer/playwright (1972 TONY), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1951-02-09 Penny Peyser, actress (Rich Man Poor Man, Knots Landing), born in Irvington, New York
  • 1951-02-15 Melissa Manchester, vocalist (Don't Cry Out Loud), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951-04-13 Jack Quinn, (Rep-R-New York)
  • 1951-04-21 Tony Danza, (Tony Banta-Taxi, Tony Micelli-Who's the Boss), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-04-27 Ace Frehley, heavy metal rocker (Kiss-Beth, Frehley's Comet), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951-05-15 Frank Wilczek, American Physicist (2004 Nobel Prize), born in Mineola, New York
  • 1951-06-11 Maren Seidler, American shot putter (Olympics-11th-1968), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-06-15 Craig Gruber, American rock bassist (Rainbow), born in Cortland, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1951-07-11 Lawrence J Delucas, PhD/astronaut (STS 50), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1951-07-13 Didi Conn, [Bernstein], American actress (Denise-Benson, Grease), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-08-08 Martin Brest, actor (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951-09-09 Robert Desiderio, actor (Det Kennedy-Heart of the City), born in The Bronx, 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
  • 1951-11-03 Ed Murawinski, American cartoonist, New York Daily News
  • 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
  • 1952-01-26 Mario Runco Jr, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 44, 54, 77), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1952-02-29 Tim[othy] Powers, American sci-fi author (Last Call, Declare), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1952-03-22 Bob Costas, sportscaster/talk show host (Later), born in Queens, New York
  • 1952-04-19 Andy Shernoff, American musician (The Dictators), born in Queens, New York musician (The Dictators), born in Queens, New York
  • 1952-04-25 Cory Day, rock vocalist, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1952-05-02 Christine Baranski, actress (Maryann-Cybill, Birdcage), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1952-05-07 Amy Heckerling, dir (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Clueless), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1952-05-15 Chazz Palminteri, American actor (The Usual Suspects, Bronx Tale), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1952-08-18 Elayne Boosler, comedienne (Broadway Baby, Party of One), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1952-08-27 Pee-wee Herman [Paul Reubens], American actor (Pee-wee's Big Adventure), born in Peekskill, New York

  • 1952-09-13 Karen Wyman, singer (Long & Winding Road), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1952-09-16 Mickey Rourke, American actor (Wild Orchid, Barfly), born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1952-09-19 Nile Rodgers, rock guitarist (Honeydrippers), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1952-09-26 James Keane, actor (Willis Bell-Paper Chase), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1952-11-14 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wise Guys, Wired, Caged Fear), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1952-11-21 Lorna Luft, singer/actress (Where the Boys Are-1980), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1953-01-10 Pat Benatar, [Andrezejewski], American singer (Hell Is for Children), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953-01-30 Fred Hembeck, Yaphank, New York, American cartoonist
  • 1953-02-17 Janice Dickinson, American model (Vogue), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1953-02-28 Paul Krugman, American economist and New York Times columnist (Nobel Prize in Economics 2008), born in Albany, New York

Economist Paul Krugman
Economist
Paul Krugman
  • 1953-03-18 Margaret L Augustine, project manager (Biosphere 2), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1953-03-28 Nydia M Velazquez, (Rep-D-New York, 1993- )
  • 1953-04-09 Hal Ketchum, country singer (Small Town Saturday Night), born in Greenwich Village, New York
  • 1953-06-26 Robert Davi, American actor and opera singer (Die Hard, Gangster Chronicles, License to Kill), born in Queens, New York
  • 1953-07-03 Alynne Beth Amkraut, entertainer, born in Amityville, 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
  • 1953-10-30 Kathleen Cody, actress (Charley & the Angel), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1953-11-21 Tina Brown, journalist publisher (New Yorker, Tattler)
  • 1953-12-18 Elliot Easton, [Elliot Shapiro], rock guitarist (Cars), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953-12-21 Tina Brown, journalist (New Yorker)
  • 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
  • 1954-01-03 Ross The Boss [Ross Friedman], American guitarist (The Dictators), born in the Bronx, New York

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1954-02-02 Ina Garten, American author and TV cooking show host (Barefoot Contessa, Food Network), born in Brooklyn, New York

Author and Cooking Show Host Ina Garten
Author and Cooking Show Host
Ina Garten
  • 1954-03-24 Donna Pescow, actress (Angie, Out of this World, Rainbow), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954-04-16 Ellen Barkin, actress (Big Easy, Sea of Love), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1954-04-29 Bill Paxon, (Rep-R-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

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1954-07-06 Willie Randolph, MLB second baseman and manager (NY Mets), born in Holly Hill, South Carolina

MLB Second Baseman and Manager Willie Randolph
MLB Second Baseman and Manager
Willie Randolph
  • 1954-07-26 Vitas Gerulaitis, Lithuanian American tennis star (Australia 1987), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1954-08-20 Al Roker, weatherman (NBC, Today), born in Queens, New York
  • 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
  • 1955-04-07 Andrea Fisher, American artist, born in New York (d. 1997)
  • 1955-05-25 Connie Selleca, actress (Hotel, Capt America II), born in The Bronx, New York

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