New York in History (Part 7)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 909

  • 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
  • 1952-04-25 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)

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 Marc Jacobs, American fashion designer, born in New York City
  • 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

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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
  • 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
  • 1955-05-25 Connie Selleca, actress (Hotel, Capt America II), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1955-07-03 Julia Lyndon, playmate (August, 1977), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1955-09-12 Peter Scolari, New Rochelle New York, American actor (Newhart, Bosom Buddies)
  • 1955-10-15 Tanya Roberts, [Leigh], actress (Charlie's Angels, Sheena), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1955-11-02 Frank Gilligan, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around), born in Queens, New York

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1955-11-13 Whoopi Goldberg [Caryn Johnson], American actress, comedian and singer (Color Purple, Burglar), born in NYC, New York

  • 1956-01-07 David Caruso, American actor (NYPD Blue, Michael Hayes), born in Forest Hills, New York

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1956-01-20 Bill Maher, American comedian and political commentator (Real Time with Bill Maher, Politically Incorrect), born in NYC, New York

Political Commentator and Comedian Bill Maher
Political Commentator and Comedian
Bill Maher
  • 1956-02-11 Kathleen Beller, actress (Ft Apache the Bronx, Touched), born in Queens, New York
  • 1956-02-14 Howard Edward Davis Jr., boxer (Olympic-silver-1976), born in Glen Cove, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1956-05-30 Jonathan Idema, Poughkeepsie, New York, torturer, kidnapper and con artist (d. 2012)
  • 1956-07-13 Mark "The Animal' Mendoza [Glickman], Long Island, New York, American bassist (Twisted Sister-We're Not Gonna Take It)
  • 1956-07-15 Joe Satriani, American guitarist, born in Westbury, New York
  • 1956-09-08 David Carr, American journalist (New York Times), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2015)
  • 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
  • 1957-04-13 Saundra Santiago, actress (Gina-Miami Vice), born in The Bronx, New York

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1957-04-29 Daniel Day-Lewis, English actor (Last of the Mohicans, Gangs of New York), born in London

  • 1957-05-12 Lou Whitaker, American MLB 2nd baseman (Detroit Tigers, 1978 AL Rookie of the Year), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1957-07-03 Laura Branigan, American singer-songwriter (Gloria), born in Mount Kisco, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1957-09-11 Jeffrey George Sluman, PGA golfer (1988 PGA Champ), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1957-09-13 Vinny Appice, American rock drummer (Black Sabbath), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1957-09-30 Fran Drescher, actress (Cadillac Man, Nanny), born in Queens, New York
  • 1957-12-21 Ray Romano, American actor (Everybody Loves Raymond, Ice Age), born in Queens, New York
  • 1958-02-06 Cecily Adams, entertainment caster (American Heart), born in Queens, New York

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1958-04-03 Alec Baldwin, actor (Joshua-Knots Landing, Beetlejuice), born in Amityville, New York

  • 1958-05-30 Steve Israel, American politician, member of the United States House of Representatives (D-New York)
  • 1958-07-03 Robert Foth, air rifle (Olympics-1988, 92, 96), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1958-08-20 David O. Russell, American filmmaker (Silver Linings Playbook), born in New York
  • 1958-08-24 Steve Guttenberg, American actor (Police Academy, Short Circuit), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1958-10-20 Viggo Mortensen, American Actor (Lord of the Rings, The Road), born in New York, NY
  • 1958-10-29 David Remnick, American writer and editor of The New Yorker
  • 1959-02-03 Thomas Calabro, American actor (Michael Mancini-Melrose Place), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1959-02-19 Roger Goodell, Jamestown New York, American NFL Commissioner

Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL) Roger Goodell
Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL)
Roger Goodell

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1959-03-16 Flavor Flav, American rapper and reality TV star, born in Roosevelt, New York

Rapper & TV star Flavor Flav
Rapper & TV star
Flavor Flav
  • 1959-05-11 Martha Quinn, MTV VJ (Tracey-Bradys), born in Albany, 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
  • 1959-06-10 Eliot Spitzer, American politician (Governor of New York 2007-8), born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1959-08-09 Michael Kors, American fashion designer and Project Runway judge, born in Long Island, New York
  • 1959-10-14 A J Pero, drummer (Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1959-11-11 Vincent Irizarry, actor (Guiding Light, Santa Barbara), born in Queens, New York
  • 1959-12-02 Patty Jordan, LPGA golfer (1988 Mitsubishi Motors Ocean), born in Buffalo, New York

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1960-02-05 Jane Geddes, American LPGA golfer (1987 Women's Kemper Open), born in Huntington New York

LPGA Golfer Jane Geddes
LPGA Golfer
Jane Geddes
  • 1960-06-06 Steve Vai, Carle Place, New York, American guitarist (Frank Zappa, David Lee Roth Band, Whitesnake)
  • 1960-06-27 Brian Dillinger, actor (Brighton Beach Memoirs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1960-07-01 Evelyn "Champagne" King, disco singer (Shame, I'm in Love), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1960-07-08 Valerie Pettiford, American actress (One Life to Live, Half & Half), born in Queens, New York

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