United States of America in History (Part 52)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 5101 - 5,200 of 10,192

  • 1955-01-22 Timothy R. Ferguson, American politician
  • 1955-01-22 John Wesley Shipp, Norfolk, Virginia, American actor (Dawson's Creek, One Life to Live)
  • 1955-01-27 John G Roberts, 17th Chief Justice of the United States, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1955-02-03 Stephen Euin Cobb, American novelist
  • 1955-02-08 Nancy Oliver, American playwright and television writer
  • 1955-02-10 Jim Cramer, American television personality
  • 1955-02-12 Arsenio Hall, comedian (Alan Thicke, Arsenio, Coming to America)
  • 1955-02-12 Bill Laswell, American bassist and record producer
  • 1955-02-13 Joe Birkett, American lawyer
  • 1955-02-14 James Eckhouse, American actor
  • 1955-02-14 Carol Kalish, American publishing executive (d. 1991)
  • 1955-02-14 Rip Rogers, American professional wrestler
  • 1955-02-15 Christopher McDonald, American actor
  • 1955-02-15 Janice Dickinson, American Ex-Supermodel
  • 1955-02-16 Hunt Block, American actor

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1955-02-24 Steve Jobs, American computer entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple, born in San Francisco, California (d. 2011)

Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs
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  • 1955-03-02 Dale Bosworth, TV host (America's Most Wanted)
  • 1955-03-02 Ken Salazar, American politician
  • 1955-03-22 Pete Sessions, American politician
  • 1955-03-23 Petrea Burchard, American actress
  • 1955-04-01 Gregg Jarrett, American television anchor
  • 1955-04-06 Michael Rooker, American actor
  • 1955-04-08 Kane Hodder, American actor and stuntman
  • 1955-04-08 Barbara Kingsolver, American novelist
  • 1955-04-08 David Wu, Taiwanese-born American politician
  • 1955-04-09 Kate Heyhoe, American food writer
  • 1955-04-11 Kevin Brady, American politician (Rep Texas (R) 1997-), born in Vermillion, South Dakota
  • 1955-04-28 Paul Guilfoyle, American actor
  • 1955-04-29 Wendee Lee, American voice actress
  • 1955-05-04 Robert Ellis Orrall, American singer
  • 1955-05-06 Tom Bergeron, American game show host
  • 1955-05-07 Kevin Reed, American theologian
  • 1955-05-11 John DeStefano, Jr., American politician
  • 1955-05-22 Jimmy Lyon, American guitarist (Eddie Money, The Greg Kihn Band), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1955-05-25 Connie Selleca, actress (Hotel, Capt America II), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1955-05-27 Richard Schiff, American actor (The West Wing), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1955-05-27 Eric Bischoff, American professional wrestling promoter
  • 1955-05-29 Sut Jhally, Kenyan-born American educator
  • 1955-05-30 Jake "The Snake" Roberts, American wrestler, born in Gainesville, Texas
  • 1955-06-04 Mary Testa, American stage actress
  • 1955-06-07 Joey Scarbury, Ontario California, singer (Greatest American Hero)
  • 1955-06-07 William Forsythe, American actor
  • 1955-06-08 Griffin Dunne, actor (American Werewolf in London, Who's That Girl)
  • 1955-06-08 Greg Ginn, American guitarist (Black Flag)
  • 1955-06-23 Glenn Danzig, American musician (The Misfits and Danzig)
  • 1955-06-23 Maggie Greenwald, American film director and writer
  • 1955-06-24 Betsy Randle, American actress
  • 1955-06-28 Thomas Hampson, American baritone
  • 1955-06-29 Terence M. O'Sullivan, American activist
  • 1955-07-14 L. Brent Bozell, American author and activist
  • 1955-07-17 Paul Stamets, American mycologist and environmentalist
  • 1955-07-21 Howie Epstein, American musician (d. 2003)
  • 1955-07-27 Cat Bauer, American novelist
  • 1955-07-29 Dave Stevens, American illustrator
  • 1955-08-02 Caleb Carr, American novelist and military historian
  • 1955-08-02 Tim Dunigan, American Actor
  • 1955-08-03 Corey Burton, American voice actor
  • 1955-08-04 Alberto Gonzales, American U.S. Attorney General
  • 1955-08-07 Wayne Knight, American actor
  • 1955-08-08 Branscombe Richmond, American actor (Renegade, Commando), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-08-09 John E. Sweeney, American politician
  • 1955-08-09 Peter Schmuck, American sportswriter
  • 1955-08-12 Ann M. Martin, American author
  • 1955-08-17 Richard Hilton, American heir
  • 1955-08-27 Robert Richardson, American cinematographer
  • 1955-09-01 Billy Blanks, American martial artist
  • 1955-09-04 Brian Schweitzer, American politician, governor of Montana
  • 1955-09-13 Joe Morris, American musician
  • 1955-09-17 Charles Martinet, American actor
  • 1955-09-18 Bob Papenbrook, American voice actor (d. 2006)
  • 1955-09-19 Richard Burmer, American composer and musician (d. 2006)
  • 1955-10-07 Ralph Johnson, American computer scientist
  • 1955-10-08 Lonnie Pitchford, American blues musician
  • 1955-10-18 David Twohy, American movie director and screenwriter
  • 1955-10-20 Thomas Newman, American composer
  • 1955-10-20 Aaron Pryor, American welterweight boxing champion, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • 1955-10-21 Rich Mullins, American musician (d. 1997)
  • 1955-10-25 Robin Eubanks, American jazz trombonist
  • 1955-10-27 Debra Bowen, American politician
  • 1955-11-01 Beth Leavel, American musical theatre actress
  • 1955-11-02 Chris Burnett, American musician
  • 1955-11-05 Nestor Serrano, American actor
  • 1955-11-10 James Chapman, American novelist
  • 1955-11-15 Henry Corra, American documentarian
  • 1955-11-18 Carter Burwell, American composer
  • 1955-11-19 Sam Hamm, American screenwriter
  • 1955-11-23 Mary Landrieu, American politician, senior senator of Louisiana
  • 1955-11-24 Elvis Ramone, American drummer (The Ramones)
  • 1955-11-28 Jeffrey Byron, American actor
  • 1955-11-30 Richard Burr, American politician
  • 1955-12-01 Mark Thompson, American disc jockey and actor
  • 1955-12-03 Warren Jeffs, American convicted polygamist
  • 1955-12-10 Jacquelyn Mitchard, American novelist
  • 1955-12-16 Xander Berkeley, American actor
  • 1955-12-21 Jane Kaczmarek, American actress
  • 1955-12-24 Grand L. Bush, American actor
  • 1955-12-26 Evan Bayh, American politician
  • 1955-12-27 Barbara Olson, American political commentator (d. 2001)
  • 1956-01-01 Mark R. Hughes, American entrepreneur (d. 2000)
  • 1956-01-02 Lynda Barry, American cartoonist

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