New York in History (Part 7)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,231

  • 1941-07-10 Robert Pine, actor (Joe Getraer-CHiPs), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1941-07-13 Robert Forster, actor (Lady in Red, Alligator), born in Rochester, New York

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1941-09-08 Bernie Sanders, American politician and Senator (Independent - Vt), born in Brooklyn, New York

US Senator Bernie Sanders
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
  • 1941-09-09 Dennis Ritchie, American computer scientist (created C programming language, helped developed Unix), born in Bronxville, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1941-09-16 Joe Butler, American rock vocalist/drummer (Lovin' Spoonful), born in Glen Cove, New York
  • 1941-11-05 Art Garfunkel, American singer/actor (Simon and Garfunkel, Carnal Knowledge), born in New York
  • 1941-11-27 Eddie Rabbitt, country singer (I Love a Rainy Night), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1941-12-10 Tommy Rettig, actor (Jeff's Collie-Lassie), born in Queens, New York
  • 1941-12-12 Tim Hauser, American jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Tuxedo Junction), born in Troy, New York, (d. 2014)
  • 1942-02-05 Cory Wells [Emil Lewandowski], American rock vocalist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1942-02-08 Robert Klein, comedian/actor (Hooper, Deadly Rivals), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1942-02-09 Carole King, singer-songwriter (Tapestry), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1942-03-07 Michael Eisner, CEO (Walt Disney), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • 1942-04-01 Phil Margo, rock vocalist (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1942-04-09 Brandon De Wilde, American actor (Jamie, Wild in the Sky), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1942-04-24 Barbra Streisand, American singer/actress/award winner (People), born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1942-06-08 Chuck Negron, American singer-songwriter (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1942-06-26 Larry "The Mole" Taylor, rocker (Canned Heat-On the Road Again), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1942-07-09 Richard Roundtree, actor (Getting Even, Shaft), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1942-08-03 Mary Ann Esposito, American chef and TV host (Ciao Italia with Mary Ann Esposito), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1942-08-26 Vic Dana, singer/dancer (Talent Scouts), born in Buffalo, New York

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1942-09-07 Roy DeMeo, American gangster (Gambino crime family), born in Brooklyn, New York

Gangster Roy DeMeo
Gangster
Roy DeMeo

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1942-10-21 Judith Sheindlin, Jurist and Television personality (Judge Judy), born in Brooklyn, New York

Jurist/TV Personality Judith Sheindlin
Jurist/TV Personality
Judith Sheindlin
  • 1942-10-22 Annette Funicello, singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club), born in Utica, New York, (d. 2013)

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1942-11-10 Robert F. Engle, American economist and 2003 Nobel laureate for economic time series analysis, born in Syracuse, New York

Economist Robert F. Engle
Economist
Robert F. Engle
  • 1942-11-17 Bob Gaudio, rocker (Four Seasons-Sherry), born in The Bronx, New York

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1942-11-17 Martin Scorsese, director (Raging Bull, The Departed), born in Queens, New York

Film Director Martin Scorsese
Film Director
Martin Scorsese

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1942-11-19 Calvin Klein, American fashion designer (Calvin Klein Jeans, CK), born in The Bronx, New York

Fashion Designer Calvin Klein
Fashion Designer
Calvin Klein
  • 1942-12-09 Joe McGinniss, author (Selling of President 1968), born in Rye, New York
  • 1943-01-30 Sandy Deane, American rocker (Jay and the Americans), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943-02-14 Robert J Murphy Jr, PGA golfer (1968 Philadelphia Classic), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943-02-21 David Geffen, American record producer (Geffen Records, Asylum) and film studio executive (DreamWorks SKG), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943-03-07 Chris White, rock bassist (Zombies-Never Even Thought), born in New York, NY (d. 2015)
  • 1943-03-18 Kevin Dobson, actor (Kojak, Knots Landing, Shannon), born in Queens, New York
  • 1943-03-30 Jay Traynor, American singer (Jay and the Americans), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1943-06-01 Richard Goode, concert pianist (1980 Avery Fisher Award), born in The Bronx, New York

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1943-06-03 Billy Cunningham, NBA/ABA (Philadelphia 76ers, Carolina Cougers), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Forward and Coach Billy Cunningham
NBA Forward and Coach
Billy Cunningham

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1943-06-11 Henry Hill Jr., mobster and FBI informant (inspired Goodfellas), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)

Mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill
Mobster and FBI informant
Henry Hill
  • 1943-07-05 Curt Blefary [Curtis Le Roy], American baseball player (1965 AL rookie of year, The Sporting News Rookie of the Year), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943-07-25 Tom Dawes, American rock musician and composer who wrote music for commercial jingles ("Plop, Plop, Fizz, Fizz” for Alka-Seltzer and “7Up, the Uncola”), born in Albany, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1943-07-29 Roz Kelly, actress (Owl & Pussycat, Happy Days), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • 1943-08-29 Richard Halligan, rock vocalist (Blood Sweat & Tears), born in Troy, New York
  • 1943-09-12 Maria Muldaur, singer (Midnight at the Oasis), born in Greenwich Village, New York
  • 1943-10-06 Michael Durrell, American actor (Shannon, V, Alice, Chiefs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943-10-15 Penny Marshall, American actress (Odd Couple, Laverne & Shirley), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1943-10-22 Paul Zukofsky, violinist (Cappricio), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943-10-24 Jose Serrano, (Rep-D-New York)
  • 1943-11-10 George Sauer, Jr., Sheboygan, Wisconsin, AFL player (New York Jets), (d. 2013)
  • 1943-11-12 Brian Hyland, rocker (She Wore an Itsy Bitsy ... Bikini), born in Queens, New York
  • 1943-12-09 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943-12-19 William De Vries, surgeon-inventor (Symbion artifical heart), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1944-02-20 Lew Soloff, American jazz trumpeter (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1944-02-22 Jonathan Demme, American film director (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia), born in Baldwin, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1944-02-24 Sheila Larkin, American actress (Deborah-Storefront Lawyer), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1944-04-05 Peter T King, (Rep-R-New York)
  • 1944-04-24 Tony Visconti, American music producer (David Bowie's Space Oddity), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1944-06-07 Bill Rafferty, comedian (Laugh-In, Real People), born in Queens, New York
  • 1944-08-07 John Glover, actor (52 Pick-Up, Something Special), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1944-08-25 Anthony Heald, actor (Orphans, Silence of Lambs), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1944-09-28 Matthew Cowles, American soap actor (Eban Japes-Loving, Billy-All My Children), born in New York, (d 2014)
  • 1944-11-02 Jeffrey Alan Hoffman, PhD/astronaut (STS 51-D, 35, 46, 61, 75), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1944-11-12 Al Michaels, American sportscaster (Miracle on Ice, American Football), born in Brooklyn, New York

American Television Sportscaster Al Michaels
American Television Sportscaster
Al Michaels
  • 1944-12-16 John Abercrombie, American jazz guitarist, born in Portchester, New York
  • 1945-02-09 Bill Bergey, American NFL player, born in South Dayton, New York
  • 1945-03-12 Sammy "The Bull" Gravano, American mobster who testified against John Gotti, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-03-15 Mark J Green, American lawyer/author (Closed Enterprise System), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-03-20 Pat Riley, NBA coach (Lakers, Knicks, Heat), born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1945-05-24 Priscilla Presley, American actress (Jenna-Dallas, Naked Gun), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-08-05 Ja'net Dubois, American actress (Good Times, Beverly Hill 90210), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-08-21 Patty McCormack, American actress (Mama, Peck's Bad Girl, Ropers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-08-22 Ron Dante, rock vocalist (Archies-Sugar, Sugar), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1945-09-03 George Biondo, rock musician (Steppenwolf), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-10-02 Don McLean, singer/songwriter (American Pie, Vincent), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1945-10-19 John Lithgow, actor (Harry & Hendersons, Pelican Brief), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1945-11-23 Steve Landesberg, comedian/actor (Barney Miller), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1945-11-27 Barbara Anderson, actress (Eve-Ironside, Mission Impossible), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-12-20 Peter Criss [George Peter John Criscuola], American drummer and singer (Kiss), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-12-25 Rick Berman, [Richard], televison producer (Star Trek Generations), born in New York
  • 1946-01-28 Renne Jarrett, American actress (Nancy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946-03-03 James C Adamson, Lt Col USA/astronaut (STS 28, STS 43), born in Warsaw, New York
  • 1946-03-06 Martin Kove, American actor (Victor-Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946-03-31 Gabe Kaplan, American comedian/actor (Welcome Back Kotter), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946-04-07 Robert Metcalfe, American electrical engineer (invented Ethernet, 3Com), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946-05-02 Lesley Gore, American singer (It's My Party, You Don't Own Me), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1946-05-29 Robin Johnson, actress (Times Square), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946-06-12 John Steinbeck IV, American journalist, author and son of John Steinbeck, born in New York City

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1946-08-13 Janet Yellen, American economist (Chair of US Federal Reserve 2014-), born in Brooklyn, New York

15th Chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen
15th Chair of the Federal Reserve
Janet Yellen
  • 1946-08-14 Antonio Fargas, actor (Huggy Bear-Starsky & Hutch), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1946-08-19 Dawn Steel, American filmmaker, 1st woman to head Hollywood studio, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1946-08-26 Valerie Simpson, singer, (Ashford & Simpson- "Like a Rock"), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1946-08-29 Bob Beamon, high jumper (Olympics-gold-68, 29' 2½" 8.9m), born in Queens, New York
  • 1946-09-04 David Liebman, American saxophonist and flautist, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946-09-07 Alfa Anderson, rock vocalist (Chicago), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1946-09-28 Jeffrey Jones, American actor (Beetlejuice, Ferris Bueller's Day Off), born in Buffalo, New York

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1946-10-04 Susan Sarandon, American actress (Dead Man Walking, The Client) also known for her social and political activism, born in Queens, New York

  • 1946-10-11 Gary Mallaber, rocker (Steve Miller Band-Abracadbra), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1946-12-14 Patty Duke, actress (The Miracle Worker), born in New York (d. 2016)
  • 1946-12-15 Harry Ray, rock vocalist (Ray, Goodman, Brown), born in Hackensack, New York

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1946-12-20 Dick Wolf, American television series creator (Miami Vice, Law & Order), born in NYC, New York

Crime Drama Producer Dick Wolf
Crime Drama Producer
Dick Wolf
  • 1946-12-23 Susan Lucci, Scarsdale, New York, American actress (All My Children, Mafia Princess)

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