United States of America in History (Part 54)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 5301 - 5,400 of 10,241

  • 1956-08-01 Tom Leykis, American radio personality
  • 1956-08-02 Fulvio Melia, Italian-American physicist/astrophysicist and author
  • 1956-08-14 Rusty Wallace, American race car driver
  • 1956-08-17 Gail Berman, American film executive
  • 1956-08-18 John Debney, American composer
  • 1956-08-18 Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz, American musician
  • 1956-08-23 Skipp Sudduth, American actor
  • 1956-08-24 John Culberson, American politician
  • 1956-08-29 GG Allin, American rock singer (d. 1993)
  • 1956-09-04 Blackie Lawless, American musician, lead singer in W.A.S.P.
  • 1956-09-06 Bill Ritter, American politician
  • 1956-09-07 Diane Warren, American song writer
  • 1956-09-10 Johnny Hickman, American musician
  • 1956-09-11 Tony Gilroy, American screenwriter and director
  • 1956-09-12 Sam Brownback, American politician
  • 1956-09-12 Ricky Rudd, American race car driver
  • 1956-09-15 Tawny Elaine Godin Schneider, Maine, Miss America (76)/(Eye on Hollywood)
  • 1956-09-17 Brian Andreas, American writer, sculptor, painter and publisher
  • 1956-09-18 Chris Hedges, American journalist and author
  • 1956-09-21 Marta Kauffman, American television producer
  • 1956-09-23 Peter David, American writer
  • 1956-09-25 Jamie Hyneman, American visual effects technician
  • 1956-09-26 Steve Butler, American racing driver
  • 1956-10-06 Kathleen Webb, American comic book writer and artist
  • 1956-10-10 Mark Gordon, American film producer
  • 1956-10-13 Chris Carter, American television producer
  • 1956-10-18 Craig Bartlett, American animator
  • 1956-10-18 Jim Talent, Des Peres, Missouri, American politician (Rep-R-Missouri)
  • 1956-10-19 Bruce Weber, American Basketball Coach
  • 1956-10-24 Dale Maharidge, American author
  • 1956-10-26 Rita Wilson, American actress
  • 1956-10-28 Dave Wyndorf, American singer (Monster Magnet)
  • 1956-11-03 Kevin Murphy, American actor and puppeteer
  • 1956-11-03 Gary Ross, American film director
  • 1956-11-04 Jordan Rudess, American musician (Dream Theater)
  • 1956-11-07 Judy Tenuta, American comedian, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-11-13 Ginger Alden, American actress
  • 1956-11-15 Brian Douglas Wells, American criminal (d. 2003)
  • 1956-11-16 Terry Labonte, American NASCAR driver
  • 1956-11-19 Ann Curry, American journalist
  • 1956-11-22 Richard Kind, American actor
  • 1956-11-26 Dale Jarrett, American race car driver
  • 1956-11-27 William Fichtner, American actor
  • 1956-11-29 Hinton Battle, American dancer
  • 1956-11-29 Leo Laporte, American television personality
  • 1956-12-01 Julee Cruise, American singer and actress
  • 1956-12-05 Brian Backer, American actor
  • 1956-12-17 Peter Farrelly, American film director
  • 1956-12-18 Ron White, American comedian
  • 1956-12-26 David Sedaris, American essayist
  • 1956-12-31 Steve Rude, American comics artist
  • 1957-01-07 Nicholson Baker, American novelist
  • 1957-01-12 John Lasseter, American animation director
  • 1957-01-13 Lorrie Moore, American writer
  • 1957-01-17 Steve Harvey, American actor, comedian and radio personality
  • 1957-01-17 Ann Nocenti, American comic book writer
  • 1957-01-23 Lou Schuler, American fitness journalist
  • 1957-01-25 Andrew P. Harris, American politician
  • 1957-02-04 Don Davis, American composer
  • 1957-02-04 Evan Wolfson, American attorney and activist
  • 1957-02-13 Denise Austin, American fitness expert
  • 1957-02-15 Jimmy Spencer, American race car driver
  • 1957-02-15 Steve Farhood, American boxing historian and analyst
  • 1957-02-26 David Muldrow Beasley, American politician
  • 1957-02-28 Paul Delph, American musician and producer (d. 1996)
  • 1957-03-04 Jim Dwyer, American journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner
  • 1957-03-04 Rick Mast, American NASCAR driver
  • 1957-03-09 Mark Mancina, American composer
  • 1957-03-10 Matt Knudsen, American actor
  • 1957-03-11 The Lady Chablis [Benjamin Knox], American transgender entertainer (Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil), born in Quincy, Florida (d. 2016)
  • 1957-03-11 Cheryl Lynn, American singer
  • 1957-03-13 John Hoeven, American politician, governor of North Dakota
  • 1957-03-14 Tad Williams, American author
  • 1957-03-15 David Silverman, American animator

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1957-03-20 Spike Lee [Shelton Jackson Lee], American film director (Mo Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X), born in Atlanta, Georgia

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  • 1957-03-20 Vanessa Bell Calloway, American actress
  • 1957-03-25 Jim Uhls, American screenwriter
  • 1957-04-04 Kelso, American racehorse (d. 1983)
  • 1957-04-10 John M. Ford, American science fiction author and poet (d. 2006)
  • 1957-04-10 Steve Gustafson, American musician
  • 1957-04-13 Amy Goodman, American activist, host of Democracy Now
  • 1957-04-14 Richard Jeni, American comedian (d. 2007)
  • 1957-04-21 Edward Leslie, American professional wrestler
  • 1957-04-29 Mark Kendall, American guitarist
  • 1957-04-29 Timothy Treadwell, American bear enthusiast (d. 2003)
  • 1957-04-30 Aviva Chomsky, American historian, daughter of Noam Chomsky
  • 1957-05-07 Ray Fernandez, American wrestler (d. 2004)
  • 1957-05-13 Alan Ball, American screenwriter, director, and producer
  • 1957-05-14 Leon White, American professional wrestler
  • 1957-05-15 Kevin Von Erich, American professional wrestler
  • 1957-05-21 Bruce Buffer, American Mixed Martial Arts Announcer
  • 1957-05-22 Lisa Murkowski, American politician
  • 1957-05-23 Mark Arnold, American actor
  • 1957-05-25 Edward Lee, American writer
  • 1957-05-26 Kristina Olsen, American musician
  • 1957-05-28 Ben Howland, American college basketball coach
  • 1957-05-29 Jeb Hensarling, American politician
  • 1957-06-02 King Lizzard, American entertainer and songwriter
  • 1957-06-11 Jamaaladeen Tacuma, American musician
  • 1957-06-17 Martin Dillon, American opera singer (d. 2005)

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