Pennsylvania in History (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 526

  • 1956-09-13 [Joan] Joni Sledge, vocalist (Sister Sledge "We are Family"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)
  • 1957-03-05 Tim Holden, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
  • 1957-03-24 Scott J Horowitz, PhD/Capt USAF/astronaut (STS 75, 82), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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1957-05-08 Bill Cowher, American football coach (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Crafton, Pennsylvania

NFL Head Coach Bill Cowher
NFL Head Coach
Bill Cowher
  • 1957-08-21 Kim Sledge, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1957-09-10 Brian Fitzpatrick, actor (Rick Alden in Loving), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1957-12-05 Charlene Morett, field hockey left wing (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-03-10 Sharon Stone, American actress (Basic Instinct, Sliver, Casino), born in Meadville, Pennsylvania

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1958-05-04 Keith Haring, American graffiti artist (Vanity Fair, Paris Review) and social activist, born in Reading, Pennsylvania (d. 1990)

Artist & Social Activist Keith Haring
Artist & Social Activist
Keith Haring
  • 1958-07-08 Kevin Bacon, actor (Diner, Footloose, She's Having a Baby), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-09-19 Kevin Hooks, actor (Sounder, Aaron Loves Angela), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-09-22 Joan Jett [Larkin], American singer (Blackhearts-I Love Rock 'n Roll), born in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-10-07 Judy Landers, American actress (BJ & the Bear, Madame's Place), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-10-22 Bobby Blotzer, rock drummer (Ratt, "Round & Round"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1959-01-06 Kathy Sledge, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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1959-12-24 Lee Daniels, American director ("Precious", "Empire"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Director Lee Daniels
Director
Lee Daniels
  • 1960-02-06 Megan Gallagher, actress (Slap Maxwell, Millennium), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 1960-03-09 Linda Fiorentino, actress (Jade, Last Seduction, Moderns), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1960-04-13 Bob Casey, Jr., Democratic U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania
  • 1960-06-24 Nate Carr, freestyle wrestler (Olympic bronze 1988), born in Erie Pennsylvania
  • 1960-07-21 Matt Mulhern, actor (Biloxi Blues), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1960-12-22 Tyrell Biggs, super HW boxer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1961-03-24 James T Gallagher Jr, PGA golfer (1990 Greater Milw), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania

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1961-09-15 Dan Marino, NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino
  • 1961-11-29 Kim Delaney, American actress (All My Children, NYPD Blue), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1962-08-14 Mark Gubicza, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1962-12-16 Melanie Smith, actress (Emily-As the World Turns), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • 1962-12-17 Rocco Anthony Mediate, PGA golfer (1991 Doral-Ryder), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania

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1963-01-07 Rand Paul, US politician (Senate-R-Kentucky 2011-), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

United States Senator Rand Paul
United States Senator
Rand Paul
  • 1963-02-14 John Marzano, catcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-05-17 Page McConnell, American songwriter and keyboardist (Phish), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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1963-08-01 Coolio [Artis Leon Ivey Jr.], American rapper (Gangsta's Paradise), born in Monessen Pennsylvania

Rapper Coolio
Rapper
Coolio
  • 1963-08-16 Scott Dunlap, Canadian Tour golfer (1995 South African Masters), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-09-11 Bonnie Gadusek, tennis player (French Juniors 1981), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-09-22 Missie Berteotti, LPGA golfer (1993 PING/Welch's Champ), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-10-28 Lauren Holly, actress (Picket Fences), born in Bristol, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-11-05 Andrea McArdle, actress (Annie), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-11-10 Michael Anthony Powell, American long jumper (world record 1991, Olympic silver 88, 92), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-12-05 Bob Friend, Nike golfer (1991 Fort Wayne Open), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-05-20 Paul W Richards, astronaut, born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-06-11 Kim Gallagher, 800m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-07-19 Gina Procaccio, Drexel Hills Pennsylvania, 5k runner
  • 1964-07-29 Lisa Peluso, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Ava-Loving), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-09-18 Holly Robinson, actress (21 Jump Street), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-09-30 Stephen N Frick, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-10-07 Rich Delucia, pitcher (SF Giants), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 1965-02-17 Clayton Prince, actor (Hairspray, Reuben-Another World), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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1965-05-17 Trent Reznor, American musician (9 Inch Nails) and film score composer, born in Mercer, Pennsylvania

Musician Trent Reznor
Musician
Trent Reznor
  • 1965-10-04 Skip Heller, American musician, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1966-07-14 Matthew Fox, American actor (Party of 5, Lost), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • 1966-07-19 Kate Rogerson, LPGA golfer (1990 Circle K LPGA Tucson-2nd), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-01-11 Jeff Bankett, actor (Tyler-1 Life to Live), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-02-21 Leroy Russel Burrell, long jumper (Olympics-96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-03-13 Colleen Rosensteel, American heavyweight judoka (Olympics-96), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-03-14 Edward M Fincke, Capt USAF/astronaut, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-04-20 Lara Jill Miller, actress (Samantha-Gimme a Break), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-06-28 Matt Karchner, pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Berwick, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-06-29 John Wehner, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-07-19 Dale Hurley Jr, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-11-05 Steve Wagner, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics-96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-11-13 Randi Ingerman, actress (Trade Winds), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-04-14 Jesse Levis, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-04-15 Stacey Williams, model (SI Swimsuit 1996), born in Philadelphi, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-06-15 Demtra Hampton, model (Garda), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-07-24 John P Navin Jr, actor (Joey Elliot-Jennifer Slept Here), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-09-04 Mike Piazza, catcher (LA Dodgers), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-09-06 Gene Patrick, actor (Gemini: Twin Stars), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-09-09 Jonathan A Drummond Jr, 4X400m runner (Olympics-silver-96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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1968-09-25 Will Smith, American actor and rapper (Men in Black, Independence Day, Fresh Prince of Bel Air), born in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Actor Will Smith
Actor
Will Smith
  • 1968-12-09 Kurt Angle, 220 lbs freestyle wrestler (Oly-gold-96), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-12-12 Tatianna, spanish singer (Baile Commigo, Chicad de Hoy), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-04-09 Timothy Young, rower (Olympics-silver-1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-05-22 Vaughn Eshelman, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-06-01 Erin Hartwell, time trial cyclist (Olympic bronze/silver-92, 96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-08-26 Elaine Irwin, American model (Almay Cosmetics, Ralph Lauren) and former wife of John Mellencamp, born in Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-11-21 Ken Griffey, Jr., Donora, Pennsylvania, American baseball center fielder (Seattle Mariners, MVP 1997)
  • 1970-02-03 Richard Kotzen, American rock musician, born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-04-30 Debbie D, actress (Attack of Vampire Mermaid), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-05-04 Dawn Staley, basketball guard (Olympics-gold-96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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1970-05-18 Tina Fey, American actress and comedian (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock), born in Upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania

Actress & Writer Tina Fey
Actress & Writer
Tina Fey
  • 1970-08-18 Robert Higginson, outfielder (Detroit Tigers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-09-29 Joseph Hudson, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-02-10 Marty Nothstein, sprint cyclist Olympics-silver-96), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-02-27 Ivan Robinson, US boxer (Olympic-92), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-04-07 Cara Kendra Bernosky, Miss USA-Pennsylvania (1997)
  • 1971-06-18 Nathan Morris, [Alex Vanderpool], rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-06-28 Aileen Quinn, American actress (Annie), born in Yardley, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-09-14 Jonathan "Adam" Holland, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-12-16 Michael S McCary, [Boss], rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-01-24 Salima Davidson, volleyball setter (Olympics-96), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-02-29 Chris Devine, diver (Olympics-96), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-05-04 Ethan Watts, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-09-26 Shawn Stockman, [Slim], rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-10-24 Susan Barnett, Miss Pennsylvania USA (1996)
  • 1972-12-13 GiGi Gordon, Butler PA, Miss America-Pennsylvania (1997)
  • 1973-01-25 Scott Milanovich, Butler Pennsylvania, coach and quarterback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • 1973-03-30 DJ AM [ Adam Goldstein], American DJ and musician, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2009)
  • 1973-05-14 Shanice, [Wilson], vocalist (Discovery, Loving You), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1973-06-26 Aaron Jackson, actor (Mark Winkle-California Dreams), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1973-07-29 Wanya Morris, [Squirt], rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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