Texas in History (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 490 of 490

  • 1967-06-29 Melora Hardin, actress (Family Tree, Best Times), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-08-09 Elexa Wills/Orrange, Orange Texas, long jumper/triple jumper
  • 1967-08-19 Tabitha Soren, MTV reporter (This Week in Rock), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1967-09-13 Michael Johnson, 200m/400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-96), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1967-11-07 Sharleen Spiteri Scottish singer and songwriter (Texas)
  • 1967-11-28 Anna Nicole "Vickie" Smith, playmate (May 1992), born in Houston, Texas

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1967-12-13 Jamie Foxx, American actor (Ray, In Living Color) comedian and musician, born in Terrell, Texas

Actor and Singer-Songwriter Jamie Foxx
Actor and Singer-Songwriter
Jamie Foxx
  • 1968-02-07 Ashely Allen, playmate (Aug, 1992), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1968-04-15 Billy Brewer, Fort Worth Texas, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1968-07-07 Chuck Knoblauch, shortstop (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1968-08-31 Jim Bob Howard, Wichita Falls Texas, actor (Flash & Bone)
  • 1968-09-16 Tara Cross-Battle, volleyball hitter (Oly-br-92, 96), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1968-11-05 Cary Blanchard, NFL kicker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)

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1968-11-18 Owen Wilson, American actor (Meet the Parents, Zoolander), born in Dallas, Texas

  • 1969-04-01 Frank Castillo, pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 2013)
  • 1969-04-25 Renée Zellweger, American actress (Bridget Jones), born in Katy, Texas
  • 1969-05-10 Pete Schourek, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1969-05-20 Suzanne Lawrence, Humble Texas, Miss Texas-America (1991) (4th)
  • 1969-08-23 Amanda Hope, playmate (Jul, 1992), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1969-10-24 Arthur Rhodes, Waco Texas, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles)

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1969-11-04 Matthew McConaughey, American actor (Contact, A Time to Kill), born in Uvalde, Texas

  • 1970-01-09 Graciela Schutt, WPVA volleyballer (Deerfield-25th-1995), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1970-11-06 Ethan Hawke, actor (Dad, Dead Poets Society, Explorers), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1970-12-09 Marlin Cannon, 200m/400m runner, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1970-12-13 George Van Os Jr, team handball left back (Oly-1996), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-12-22 [Rafael Edward] Ted Cruz, US Politician (Senate-R-Texas 2013-), born in Calgary. Alberta
  • 1971-02-02 Tony Miller, Mount Pleasant Texas, 400m runner
  • 1971-02-26 Erykah Badu [Erica Abi Wright;], American singer-songwriter, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-03-25 Sheryl Swoopes, Texas, WNBA forward (Houston Comets. Oly-gold-96)
  • 1971-04-16 Selena [Quintanilla-Pérez], Mexican-American singer-songwriter known as the Queen of Tejano music (Grammy-1994), born in Lake Jackson, Texas (d. 1995)
  • 1971-08-28 Shane Andrews, infielder (Montreal Expos), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-09-08 Henry Thomas, actor (ET), born in San Antonio, Texas

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1971-09-18 Lance Armstrong, American road cyclist (7 Tour de France wins) barred from sport for using banned drugs, born in Plano, Texas

Professional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor Lance Armstrong
Professional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor
Lance Armstrong
  • 1971-12-27 James Stewart, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions), born in Fairfield, Texas

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1972-04-17 Jennifer Garner [Affleck], American actress (Sydney Bristow-Alias), born in Houston, Texas

  • 1972-10-05 Grant Hill, NBA forward/guard (Det Pistons, Oly-gold-96), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1972-12-12 Kara Williams, Miss Texas USA (1996)
  • 1973-01-22 Deon Minor, Paris Texas, 400m runner
  • 1973-03-24 Jim Parsons, actor (The Big Bang Theory), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1973-04-28 Marc[us] Blake Schneider, rower (Olympics-bronze-1996), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • 1973-05-04 Michelle Martinez, Miss America (Texas-Top 10-1997), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1973-05-30 Jennifer Darst, pairs skater (& Arthur Reid), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1973-09-04 Stacy Sanches, playmate (Mar, 1995), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1973-10-08 Tracy Bonner, Webster Texas, diver (Olympics-96)
  • 1973-10-18 John Baldwin Jr, figure skater (1996 SW Pacific Sr champ), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1973-12-01 Eric Thomas, Chartage Texas, 400m hurdler
  • 1974-01-11 Echo Leta Johnson, playmate (Jan, 1993), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1974-02-21 Rohsaan Griffin, Texas City Texas, 200m runner
  • 1974-03-04 Sherry Wigginton, diver (Olympics-96), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1974-03-19 John Coppinger, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1974-04-08 Chris Kyle, Odessa, Texas, Navy SEAL sniper (160 kills), (d. 2013)
  • 1974-07-25 Jay R Ferguson, American actor (Evening Shade, Mad Men), born in Dallas, Texas

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1974-10-14 Natalie Maines, American musician (Dixie Chicks), born in Lubbock, Texas

Singer-songwriter Natalie Maines
Singer-songwriter
Natalie Maines
  • 1974-10-25 Frank Middleton, NFL football player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Beaumont, 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

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1975-11-07 Marcus Luttrell, United States Navy SEAL ("Lone Survivor"), born in Houston, Texas

Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell
Navy SEAL
Marcus Luttrell
  • 1975-11-12 Tevin Jermod Campbell, rapper, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1975-11-24 Carly Jarmon, Mesquite Texas, Miss America-Texas (1996)
  • 1976-01-21 Amanda Little, Miss USA-Texas (1997, top 6)
  • 1976-02-06 Kim Zmeskal, US gymnist (Olympic-92), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1976-12-30 Rhoshii Wells, middleweight boxer (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1977-10-21 Christie Lee Woods, Texas, Miss Teen USA (1996)
  • 1977-12-12 Bridget Hall, model (Ford), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1978-02-08 Christa Williams, softball pitcher (Olympics-gold-96), born in Houston, Texas

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1978-03-01 Jensen Ackles, American actor (Days of our Lives, Supernatural), born in Dallas, Texas

  • 1978-07-06 Rachel Rochelli, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1978-08-24 Melissa McElroy, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96), born in Houston, Texas

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1978-10-14 Usher, American singer (My Way, Confessions) and actor, born in Dallas, Texas

Singer Usher
Singer
Usher
  • 1978-10-16 Abel Talamantez, Texas, singer (Menudo-Cannonball)
  • 1979-01-25 Christine Lakin, American actress (Step by Step), born in Dallas, Texas

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1979-02-21 Jennifer Love Hewitt, American actress (Sarah Reeves-Party of Five), born in Waco, Texas

  • 1979-11-28 Chamillionaire [Hakeem Seriki ], American rapper, born in Houston, Texas

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1980-07-10 Jessica Simpson, American singer and popstar ("I Wanna Love You Forever" "I Think I'm In Love" and "Where You Are"), born in Abilene, Texas

Pop Star Jessica Simpson
Pop Star
Jessica Simpson
  • 1980-08-27 Stephanie Michelle Steele, country singer, born in Abilene, Texas
  • 1980-10-08 Andria Gayle Mullins, Miss Texas Teen USA (Teen with Style-1997)
  • 1981-07-29 Jennie Thompson, gymnast (Jr Natl-champ-93, Oly-96), born in Wichita Falls, Texas

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1981-09-04 Beyoncé Knowles, singer (Destiny's Child), born in Houston, Texas

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1981-11-25 Barbara and Jenna Bush, twin daughters of U.S. President George W. Bush, born in Dallas, Texas

Twin daughter of US President George W. Bush Barbara Pierce Bush
Twin daughter of US President George W. Bush
Barbara Pierce Bush
  • 1981-12-20 Roy Williams, American football player, born in Odessa, Texas

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1982-04-24 Kelly Clarkson, American singer and winner of the inaugural season of TV series American Idol, born in Fort Worth, Texas

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1982-08-30 Andy Roddick, American tennis player (2003 US Open champion), born in Austin, Texas

Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion Andy Roddick
Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion
Andy Roddick
  • 1986-03-26 Jessica McClure, baby trapped in Texas well in 1988
  • 1986-04-22 Amber Heard, American actress, born in Austin, Texas

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1987-09-28 Hilary Duff, actress and singer (Lizzie McGuire), born in Houston, Texas

Actress/Singer Hilary Duff
Actress/Singer
Hilary Duff
  • 1988-11-04 Dez Bryant, American football wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys), born in Galveston County, Texas
  • 1989-03-26 Von Miller, NFL outside linebacker (Denver Broncos), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1989-10-04 Dakota Johnson, American actress and daughter of Melanie Griffith & Don Johnson, born in Austin, Texas

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1992-07-22 Selena Gomez, American actress and singer (Revival, Stars Dance), born in Grand Prairie, Texas

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez
  • 1992-09-28 Skye McCole Bartusiak, American actress, born in Houston, Texas, (d. 2014)
  • 1995-05-12 Sullivan and Sawyer Sweeten, American actors (Everyone loves Raymond), born in Brownwood, Texas

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