New York in History (Part 8)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 1,231

  • 1947-02-05 Mary Louise Cleave, PhD/astronaut (STS 61-B, STS 30), born in Southampton, New York
  • 1947-03-06 Rob Reiner, actor/director (All in the Family, Stand By Me), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1947-03-07 Lewis J Stadlen, American actor (John-Benson, Savages, Windy City), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-03-08 Carole Bayer Sager, American singer-songwriter (On My Own, That's What Friends Are For) and wife of Burt Bacharach, born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1947-03-19 Vince Martino, WLAF offensive asst (Barcelona Dragons), born in Schenectady, New York

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1947-03-22 James Patterson, American author (Alex Cross, Witch and Wizard), born in Newburgh, New York

  • 1947-04-02 Camille Paglia, author and social critic, born in Endicott, New York
  • 1947-04-25 Jeffrey DeMunn, actor (Blaze, Frances, Windy City), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1947-05-18 Candice Azzara, actress (Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-05-19 Jerry Hyman, rock singer/trombonist (Blood Sweat & Tears), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-05-25 Mitch Margo, rocker (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-05-29 Mark Nelson, crew member (Biosphere 2), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-06-10 Ken Singleton, baseball player (Orioles), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • 1947-06-22 David L Lander, American actor (Squiggy-Laverne & Shirley), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-06-25 Jimmie Walker, comedian (JJ-Good Times, At Ease), born in The Bronx, New York

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1947-07-02 Larry David, actor/comedian/writer (Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm), born in Brooklyn, New York

Comedian/Writer Larry David
Comedian/Writer
Larry David
  • 1947-07-10 Arlo Guthrie, singer (Alice's Restaurant, City of New Orleans), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-07-18 Ayn Rumen, American actress (Janet-McLean Stevenson Show), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1947-08-27 Barbara Bach [Goldbach], American actress (The Spy Who Loved Me, Force 10 from Navarone), born in Queens, New York

Actress Barbara Bach
Actress
Barbara Bach
  • 1947-09-14 Jon "Bowser" Bauman, singer (Sha Na Na), born in Queens, New York
  • 1947-09-27 Liz Torres, actress (Mahalia Sanchez-John Larroquette Show), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1947-09-28 Harold Dow, news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours), born in Hackensack, New York
  • 1947-10-03 Fred DeLuca, American co-founder of the Subway chain, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1947-10-18 Laura Nyro, singer/songwriter (Eli's Coming, Stoney End), born in The Bronx, New York

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1947-10-26 Hillary Rodham Clinton, US 1st Lady (1993-2001), Senator (NY, 2001-09), Secretary of State (2009-13) and 2016 Democratic Presidential nominee, born in Chicago, Illinois

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton

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1947-10-29 Richard Dreyfuss, American actor (Jaws, Nuts, Mr Holland's Opus), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1947-12-18 Eddie Antar, founder and CEO (Crazy Eddie Electronics Store), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)

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1948-01-16 John Carpenter, American film director (Halloween, The Thing), born in Carthage, New York

Horror film director John Carpenter
Horror film director
John Carpenter

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1948-02-01 Rick James [James Ambrose Johnson, Jr.], American funk musician ("Super Freak"), born in Buffalo New York (d. 2004)

Musician Rick James
Musician
Rick James
  • 1948-02-04 Mary Ann Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), born in Queens, New York (d. 1970)
  • 1948-02-04 Marguerite "Marge" Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), born in Queens, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1948-02-26 Priscilla Lopez, actress (In the Beginning, Kay O'Brien), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1948-02-28 Bernadette Peters, [Lazzara], actress (Jerk), born in Queens, New York
  • 1948-02-28 Mercedes Ruehl, actress (Lost in Yonkers, Crazy People), born in Queens, New York
  • 1948-03-14 Billy Crystal, Long Beach, New York, American actor, writer, producer (Soap, City Slickers)
  • 1948-03-29 Bud Cort, actor/director (Electric Dreams, M*A*S*H), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1948-03-31 David Eisenhower, author and grandson of President Eisenhower (married Julie Nixon), born in West Point, New York
  • 1948-03-31 Rhea Perlman, American actress (Zena in Taxi, Carla in Cheers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1948-04-03 Garrick Ohlsson, pianist (Intl Busoni winner 1969), born in Bronxville, New York
  • 1948-04-28 Marcia Strassman, American actress (Julle Kotter-Welcome Back Kotter), born in New York, (d. 2014)
  • 1948-06-25 Michael Lembeck, actor (Max-One Day at a Time), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1948-10-02 Donna Karan, fashion designer (Coty Award-1977), born in Forest Hills, New York
  • 1948-10-05 Sal Viscuso, American actor (Soap, Montefuscos), born in Brooklyn, New York

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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
  • 1949-03-21 Eddie Money, [Mahoney], singer/guitarist (Take Me Home Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949-04-14 Michael Shea, American actor (Lucas in The New Dick Van Dyke Show), born in Glendale, 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
  • 1949-07-14 Tommy Mottola, American music executive (Casablanca Records), born in The Bronx, 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 Anna Lee Fisher, MD/astronaut (STS 51-A), born in St Albans, New York
  • 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
  • 1949-11-18 Ted Sator, NHL coach (NY Rangers, Buffalo Sabres), born in Utica, New York
  • 1949-12-05 Lewis Arlt, actor (Littlest Victims, Ken-Another World), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1950-01-05 Chris Stein, American 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
  • 1950-04-05 Paul Oscher, American blues musician (Muddy Waters Blues Band), 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
  • 1950-06-04 Wayne Powers, actor (Laverne & Shirley, 13 East), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 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
  • 1950-09-28 John Sayles, actor (Brother from Another Planet), born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1950-11-10 Jack Scalia, American actor (Berrengers, Hollywood Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950-12-08 Rick Baker, American special effects makeup artist (Exorcist), born in Binghamton, New York
  • 1951-01-08 John McTiernan, actor (Predator, Die Hard, Medicine Man), born in Albany, New York

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1951-01-21 Eric Holder, American lawyer and judge (1st African American US Attorney General 2009-2015), born in The Bronx, New York

82nd Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder
82nd Attorney General of the United States
Eric Holder
  • 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
  • 1951-03-24 Tommy Hilfiger, American fashion designer, born in Elmira, 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
  • 1951-05-18 James Stephens, actor (Paper Chase, Devil's Island), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • 1951-05-27 Norma Jean Almodovar, American author (Cop to Call Girl) and sex worker activist, born in Binghampton, 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

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