New York in History (Part 9)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 1,032

  • 1960-11-18 Elizabeth Perkins, actress (About Last Night, Big), born in Queens, New York
  • 1960-11-25 Kasey Smith, heavy metal artist (Danger Danger-Screw It), born in Queens, New York
  • 1960-11-27 Ken O'Brien, Rockville Centre, New York, American football quarterback (NY Jets)

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1960-11-29 Cathy Moriarty, actress (Raging Bull, Bless This House), born in The Bronx, New York

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1960-11-29 Howard Johnson, American baseball player (NY Mets), born in Clearwater, Florida

MLB Third Baseman Howard Johnson
MLB Third Baseman
Howard Johnson
  • 1961-03-04 Steven Weber, actor (Brian Hackett-Wings), born in Queens, New York
  • 1961-03-20 Kathy Guadagnino, LPGA golfer (1985 US Women's Open), born in Albany, New York
  • 1961-03-21 Slim Jim Phantom, [Jim McDonnell], American rock drummer (Stray Cats), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1961-04-03 Eddie Murphy, American actor (SNL, 48 Hours, Beverly Hills Cop, Raw), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1961-04-11 Vincent Gallo, American actor, director, writer (Buffalo '66, The Brown Bunny), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1961-04-17 Boomer Esiason, West Islip, New York, American NFL quarterback (NY Jets, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1961-09-03 Brian Thomas Kamm, PGA golfer (1994 Bell Canadian-6th), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1961-09-08 Franny Michel, American actress (Patricia-Apple's Way), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1961-12-04 Frank Reich, Freeport, New York, American NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills, Detroit Lions)
  • 1962-01-11 Kim Coles, American actress (Synclaire-Living Single), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1962-01-29 Nicholas Turturro, actor (James Martinez-NYPD Blue), born in Queens, New York

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1962-03-21 Rosie O'Donnell, comedienne, actress and TV host (League of Their Own, Flintstones, Rosie, born in Commack, New York

Comedienne Rosie O'Donnell
Comedienne
Rosie O'Donnell
  • 1962-04-10 Cathy Turner, short track skater (Olympics-gold-1994, born in Rochester, New York

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1962-04-25 Adam Silver, American lawyer and NBA Commissioner, born in Rye, New York

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
NBA Commissioner
Adam Silver
  • 1962-05-12 Amy Benz, LPGA golfer (1994 Oldsmobile Classic-3rd), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1962-05-26 Bob[cat] Goldthwait, comedian (Police Academy), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1962-06-23 Paul LaGreca, actor (Big Trouble), born in The Bronx, New York

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1962-07-03 Tom Cruise, American actor (Risky Business, Jerry MaGuire, Rainman), born in Syracuse, New York

Actor Tom Cruise
Actor
Tom Cruise
  • 1962-10-18 Vincent Spano, actor (Alphabet City, Maria's Lovers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1962-11-27 Charlie Benante, rock drummer (Anthrax-Armed & Dangerous), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1962-11-28 Jon Stewart [Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz], American Comedian (The Daily Show), born in New York, NY
  • 1962-12-27 Barbara Crampton, actress (Body Double, Young & Restless), born in Levittown,New York
  • 1963-03-08 Mike Lalor, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1963-03-10 John Cangelosi, outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-03-21 Shawon Dunston, infielder (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-04-09 Marc Jacobs, American fashion designer (Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton), born in NYC, New York
  • 1963-04-16 Tomas Libous, US politician (Senate-R-New York 1989-2015) brought down by scandal, born in Johnson City, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1963-05-11 Mark Breland, American welterweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1984), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-05-12 Vanessa A. Williams, American actress (Rhonda Blair-Melrose Place), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-05-24 Gene Anthony Ray, dancer/actor (Leroy-Fame), born in Harlem, New York
  • 1963-07-17 Denise Miller, American actress (Billie-Archie Bunker's Place), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-07-17 John Ventimiglia, American actor (The Sopranos), born in Queens, New York
  • 1963-07-30 Chris Mullin, American NBA forward (Warriors, Pacers, Olympic-gold-92), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-08-03 Carlo Imperato, actor (Fame), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1963-08-13 Pamela Jean Stein, playmate (Nov, 1987), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1963-09-04 Sam Yaffa, Finnish musician (Hanoi Rocks, New York Dolls)
  • 1963-11-13 Vinny Testaverde, NFL quarterback (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, NY Jets), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-11-17 Pedro Luis Estrada, American murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-12-31 Scott Ian, American heavy metal guitarist (Anthrax-I'm the Man), born in Queens, New York
  • 1964-02-18 Matt Dillon, actor (The Outsiders, Crash), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1964-04-10 Felicia Collins, guitarist (David Letterman), born in Albany, New York

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1964-05-26 Lenny Kravitz, American musician who holds the record for most Grammy Awards for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance (1999-2002), born in Manhattan, New York

Musician Lenny Kravitz
Musician
Lenny Kravitz
  • 1964-05-31 Scotti Hill, rock guitarist (Skid Row-Psycho Love), born in Manhasset, New York
  • 1964-07-15 Shari Headley, American actress (All My Children, Coming to America), born in Queens, New York
  • 1964-07-28 Lori Loughlin, American actress (Full House, Summerland), born in Queens, New York
  • 1964-08-04 B J Surhoff, infielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in The Bronx, New York

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1964-08-05 MCA [Adam Yauch], rock vocalist (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)

Rocker Adam Yauch
Rocker
Adam Yauch
  • 1964-08-15 Debi Mazar, actress (Civil Wars, Little Man Tate, LA Law), born in Queens, New York
  • 1964-09-23 Diane Dixon, American 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1988), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-11-02 Michael D'Asaro II, American fencer-sabre, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-11-10 Tish Certo, LPGA golfer (1981 Erie County (NY Champ), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • 1964-11-14 Joseph "Run" Simmons, New York, American rapper (Run DMC)
  • 1964-12-04 Marisa Tomei, American actress (My Cousin Vinny), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-01-01 Andrew O Valmon, 400m runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-01-04 Rick Hearst, actor (General Hospital), born in Howard Beach, New York
  • 1965-04-01 Mark Jackson, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers) and coach, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-05-15 Jeff Rochlin, American actor (Cutting Class, Splitz, Taps), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-06-05 Karen Sillas, American actress (Prime Suspect), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-06-24 Danielle Spencer, actress (Dee Thomas-What's Happening), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1965-07-06 Glenn Scarpelli, actor (Alex-One Day At a Time, Fantasy), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1965-07-24 Kadeem Hardison, New York, American actor (A Different World, The Sixth Man)
  • 1965-09-22 Mark Guthrie, pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1965-10-05 Penny Baker, playmate (January, 1984), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1965-11-27 Danielle Ammaccapane, LPGA golfer (1991 Register PING), born in Babylon, New York
  • 1966-03-23 Mike Remlinger, MLB pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Middletown, New York
  • 1966-03-28 Cheryl "Salt" James, singer (Salt-N-Pepa), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-03-31 Thomas Fitzgerald, American team handball left wing (Olympics-1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-04-28 Jim Poole, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1966-05-03 M-16 [Ernest Mateen], Cruiserweight boxing champion, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1966-05-25 Dave Hollins, infielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1966-06-24 Adrienne Shelly, American actress, director and screenwriter (The Unbelievable Truth), born in Queens, New York (d. 2006)

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1966-06-30 "Iron" Mike Tyson, American boxer and youngest ever heavyweight boxing champ (1986-90), born in Brooklyn, New York

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1966-07-01 Patrick McEnroe, tennis star, born in Manhasset, New York
  • 1966-08-22 GZA [Gary Grice], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1966-09-09 Adam Sandler, actor, comedian (Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, Saturday Night Live), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1966-10-19 Amy Linker, American actress (Lewis & Clark, Lauren-Square Pegs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-11-12 David Schwimmer, actor (Ross-Friends), born in Queens, New York
  • 1966-11-22 Brian Robbins, American actor (Eric-Head of the Class), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-12-18 Terry Phelps, American tennis player, born in Larchmont, New York
  • 1967-01-18 Peter Cox Jr, fencer-sabre (Olympics-96), born in Bronxville, New York
  • 1967-01-20 Stacey Dash, actress (Dionne-Clueless), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1967-03-09 Curt Schreiner, biathelete (Olympics-1994), born in Albany, New York
  • 1967-03-27 Talisa Soto, [Miriam], actress (License to Kill), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1967-04-29 Rachel Williams, model (Absolut Vodka, Elle), born in Greenwich Village, New York
  • 1967-05-26 Jean Bartholomew, LPGA golfer (1989 Duke U Champ), born in Queens, New York
  • 1967-06-09 Robert Reading, 110m hurdler, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1967-06-11 John Doherty, American NLB pitcher, born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1967-06-25 Joan Smith, biathelete (Olympics-1994), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1967-07-07 Jason R Rich, writer (Celebrity Teen Talk), born in Irvington, New York

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1967-07-23 Philip Seymour Hoffman, American actor (Capote, Moneyball), born in Fairport, New York (d. 2014)

  • 1967-08-03 John Femia, American actor (Square Pegs, Hello Larry), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1967-08-10 Riddick Bowe, Heavyweight boxing champion (Olympic-silver-1988), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1967-09-21 Andrea Thies, rower (Olympics-92, 96), born in Irvington, New York
  • 1967-10-02 Gillian Welch, New York, singer-songwriter (Time, Revival)
  • 1967-11-12 Charlie Pennaelino, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way), born in Queens, New York

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