Corpus Christi in History

Historical Events

  • 1956-05-22 KRIS TV channel 6 in Corpus Christi, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1964-05-04 KIII TV channel 3 in Corpus Christi, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays


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1947-02-02 Farrah Fawcett, American actress (Charley's Angels, Burning Bed), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2009)

  • 1947-04-08 Larry Norman, American musician and pioneer of Christian rock music (Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music?), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2008)
  • 1954-07-13 Louise Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1957-01-29 Irlene Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1957-11-06 Lori Singer, actress (Fame, V, Footloose), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1967-10-05 Ellie Gibson, golfer (1994 PING-Cellular One-5th), born in Corpus Christi, Texas

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1975-03-15 Eva Longoria, American actress (Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives), born in Corpus Christi, Texas

Actress Eva Longoria
Actress
Eva Longoria
  • 1978-05-23 Mike Gonz├ílez, American baseball player, born in Corpus Christi, Texas