Barbra Streisand

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand Full Name: Barbra Streisand [Barbara Streisand]
Nationality: American

Profession: Singer-songwriter & Actress
Why Famous: American singer-songwriter, actress, film producer and director having sold over 145 million albums worldwide.

Streisand began her recording career in the 1960s before also moving into films including "Funny Girl" (Oscar for Best Actress) and "The Way We Were".

She is one of the few people to have won an Oscar, Tony, Emmy and a Grammy award.

Born: April 24, 1942 (74 years old)
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Married Life

  • 1963-03-21 Singer and actress Barbra Streisand (20) marries actor Elliott Gould (24)
  • 1998-07-01 Eight-time Grammy Award-winning singer Barbra Streisand (57) weds actor James Brolin (58) in Malibu

Historical Events in the Life of Barbra Streisand

  • 1955-12-29 Barbra Streisand's 1st recording "You'll Never Know" at age 13
  • 1961-04-05 Barbra Streisand appears on "Jack Paar Show"
  • 1961-10-21 Barbra Streisand opens in "Another Evening with Harry Stones"
  • 1962-05-29 Barbra Streisand appears on "Garry Moore Show"
  • 1962-10-01 Barbra Streisand signs her 1st recording contract (with Columbia)
  • 1963-06-09 Barbra Streisand appears on "Ed Sullivan Show"
  • 1963-10-06 Barbra Streisand appears on "Judy Garland Show"
  • 1964-03-22 Barbra Streisand appears on the cover of NY Times Magazine section
  • 1964-10-31 Barbra Streisand's "People" album goes #1 for 5 weeks
  • 1965-04-28 Barbra Streisand stars on "My Name is Barbra" special on CBS
  • 1966-03-30 Barbra Streisand stars on "Color Me Barbra" special on CBS
  • 1967-06-17 Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park performed
  • 1967-10-17 Barbra Streisand stars on "Belle of 14th Street" special on CBS
  • 1968-09-08 "Funny Girl" with Barbra Streisand premieres
  • 1968-09-15 "Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park" Show on CBS TV
  • 1969-05-16 Barbra Streisand appears at a Friars Club Tribute
  • 1969-07-30 Barbra Streisand opens for Liberace at International Hotel, Las Vegas
  • 1969-12-12 "Hello Dolly" with Barbra Streisand premieres
  • 1970-03-10 Barbra Streisand records "The Singer" & "I Can Do It"
  • 1971-03-14 Barbra Streisand appears on "The Burt Bacharach Special" on CBS TV
  • 1971-04-20 Barbra Streisand records "We've Only Just Begun"
  • 1972-04-15 Barbra Streisand, James Taylor, Carole King & Quincy Jones perform at a benefit for George McGovern for President
  • 1973-04-19 Barbra Streisand records "Between Yesterday & Tomorrow"
  • 1973-11-02 "Barbra Streisand ...and Other Musical Instruments" airs on CBS TV
  • 1974-02-02 Barbra Streisand's 1st #1 hit, "The Way We Were"
  • 1974-03-25 Barbra Streisand records the album "Butterfly"
  • 1975-03-03 1st People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Barbra Streisand win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda, Telly Savalas & Mary Tyler Moore win (TV)
  • 1976-12-18 "A Star is Born", with Barbra Streisand, premieres
  • 1977-03-05 3rd People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Barbra Streisand win (Motion Picture) and Telly Savalas & Mary Tyler Moore win (TV)
  • 1978-02-20 4th People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Barbra Streisand win (Motion Picture) and James Garner & Mary Tyler Moore win (TV)
  • 1978-12-02 Neil Diamond & Barbra Streisand's "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" hits #1
  • 1980-06-01 Barbra Streisand appears at an ACLU Benefit in Calif
  • 1980-10-25 Barbra Streisand's "Guilty" album goes #1 for 3 weeks & her single "Woman In Love," goes #1 for 3 weeks
  • 1981-01-30 8th American Music Awards: Barbra Streisand & Kenny Rogers win
  • 1984-06-26 Barbra Streisand records "Here We Are at Last"
  • 1985-08-07 Barbra Streisand records "Broadway Album"
  • 1986-01-01 Barbra Streisand & Jon Peters relationship breaks up
  • 1986-09-06 300 invitees pay $5,000 to hear Barbra Streisand's benefit concert
  • 1987-12-20 "Nuts" with Barbra Streisand premieres
  • 1988-04-18 Barbra Streisand records "Warm All Over"
  • 1988-04-21 Barbra Streisand records "You'll Never Know"
  • 1993-12-31 Barbra Streisand does her 1st live public concert in 20 years
  • 1994-05-10 Barbra Streisand's begins 1st concert tour in 30 years