United States of America in History (Part 52)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 5101 - 5,200 of 10,242

  • 1954-09-09 Jeffrey Combs, American actor
  • 1954-09-12 Adrian Adonis, American professional wrestler (d. 1988)
  • 1954-09-12 Jeff Jarvis, American journalist
  • 1954-09-16 Frank Reed, American singer (Chi-Lites), (d. 2014)
  • 1954-09-20 Henry Samueli, American NHL team owner
  • 1954-09-22 Randy Lanier, American racing driver
  • 1954-09-23 Charlie Barnett, American actor (d. 1996)
  • 1954-10-06 David Hidalgo, American musician (Los Lobos, Latin Playboys)
  • 1954-10-07 Kenneth Atchley, American composer
  • 1954-10-16 Stephen Mellor, American actor
  • 1954-10-19 Deborah Blum, American writer
  • 1954-10-24 Brad Sherman, American politician
  • 1954-10-24 Mike Rounds, American politician
  • 1954-10-27 Jan Duursema, American comic book artist
  • 1954-11-02 Pat Croce, American entrepreneur
  • 1954-11-08 Jeanette McGruder, American musician (P Funk)
  • 1954-11-11 Mary Gaitskill, American novelist
  • 1954-11-13 Scott McNealy, American CEO of Sun Microsystems
  • 1954-11-13 Chris Noth, American actor

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1954-11-14 Condoleezza Rice, 1st female African-American U.S. Secretary of State (2005-09), born in Birmingham, Alabama

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
US Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice
  • 1954-11-16 Andrea Barrett, American author
  • 1954-11-16 Bruce Edwards, American golf caddy (d. 2004)
  • 1954-11-21 Thomas Rothman, American film executive
  • 1954-11-26 Roz Chast, American cartoonist
  • 1954-11-27 Kimmy Robertson, American actress best known for her role as Lucy Moran in the TV series Twin Peaks
  • 1954-12-03 Grace Andreacchi, American author
  • 1954-12-04 Tony Todd, American actor and producer
  • 1954-12-07 Mark Hofmann, American forger and bomber
  • 1954-12-08 Harold Hongju Koh, Korean-American Dean of Yale Law School
  • 1954-12-12 Liz Claman, American television anchor
  • 1954-12-13 Tamora Pierce, American author
  • 1954-12-14 James Horan, American actor (General Hospital, Transformers Prime), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1954-12-20 Michael Badalucco, American actor
  • 1954-12-20 Sandra Cisneros, American writer
  • 1955-01-02 Tex Brashear, American voice actor
  • 1955-01-09 Michiko Kakutani, American literary critic
  • 1955-01-09 J. K. Simmons, American actor
  • 1955-01-12 Rockne S. O'Bannon, American screenwriter

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1955-01-18 Kevin Costner, American actor (Fandango, Silverado, Bull Durham), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1955-01-20 Wyatt Knight, American actor
  • 1955-01-21 Jeff Koons, American artist
  • 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
  • 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 (d. 2011), born in San Francisco, California

Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs
Apple Co-founder
Steve Jobs
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 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

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths