Los Angeles in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 853

  • 1947-02-05 David Ladd, American actor (Raymie, Catlow, Misty, Deathline), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-04-15 Diane "DeDe" Lind, American glamour model and Playboy playmate (Aug, 1967), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-04-19 Mark Volman, American rock and roll musician and songwriter (the Turtles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-04-28 Steve Khan, jazz musician (Christmas Waltz), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-07-14 Nick Benedict, actor (Pistol-Birth of a Legend), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-07-22 Albert Brooks, comedian (Broadcast News, Lost in America), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-08-01 Rick Coonce, American rock drummer (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2011)
  • 1947-08-01 Dennis Zine, American politician (Member of the Los Angeles City Council from the 3rd district), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-08-24 Anne Archer, actress (Fatal Attraction, Patriot Games), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestSylvester James Jr.

1947-09-06 Sylvester James Jr., American singer-songwriter (Do Ya Wanna Funk), born in Watts, Los Angeles, California (d. 1988)

Singer-Songwriter Sylvester James Jr.
Singer-Songwriter
Sylvester James Jr.
  • 1947-09-19 Steve Bartlett, American politician (56th Mayor of Dallas), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-12-14 Christopher Parkening, American classical guitarist (transcribed sacred music), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1948-02-07 Jimmy Greenspoon, American session and touring rock organist (Three Dog Night - "Joy to the World"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1948-02-11 Susan Bernard, American author, actress (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!) Playboy playmate (Dec, 1966), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1948-04-29 Reb Brown, actor (Cage, Yor, Capt America, Fast Break), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1948-05-19 Tom Scott, American saxophonist and composer (L.A. Express, The Blues Brothers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1948-10-02 Leslie Frankenheimer, American film set designer (4 Emmy Awards), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • 1948-12-11 Elizabeth Baur, American actress (Fran-Ironside, Teresa-Lancer), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)
  • 1949-03-28 Ronnie Ray Smith, American athlete, 4 X 100m relay runner (Olympic gold 1968), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • 1949-04-19 Larry Walters, American "lawn chair" pilot, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1993)
  • 1949-06-14 Harry Turtledove, American author (The Guns of the South), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-06-22 Lindsay Wagner, American actress (Bionic Woman, Paper Chase, Nighthawks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-07-24 Michael Richards, American comedian (Fridays, Kramer-Seinfeld), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-07-29 Leslie Easterbrook, American actress (The Devil's Rejects, Police Academy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-09-16 Ed Begley Jr, American actor (Eating Raoul, St Elsewhere, Parenthood), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-09-25 Anson Williams, American actor (Potsie-Happy Days), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-09-26 Jane Smiley, American novelist (Pulitzer 1991-A Thousand Acres), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-10-03 Dan Goossen, American boxing promoter (Michael Nunn, Terry Norris, James Toney), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014)
  • 1949-11-01 Jeannie Berlin, American actress (Heartbreak Kid, Portnoy's Complaint), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-11-07 Steven Stucky, American composer (Los Angeles Philharmonic, 1988-2009), born in Hutchinson, Kansas (d. 2016)

Person of interestJeff Bridges

1949-12-04 Jeff Bridges, American actor (Stay Hungry, Against All Odds), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestNatalie Cole

1950-02-06 Natalie Cole, American vocalist (Pink Cadillac, Miss You Like Crazy), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)

Singer and Songwriter Natalie Cole
Singer and Songwriter
Natalie Cole
  • 1950-03-27 Vic Harris, American MLB player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-05-04 Hilly Hicks, American actor (Roll Out, Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-05-09 James A Butts, American triple jumper (Olympic silver 1976), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-06-03 Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter (E.T.), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1950-07-03 James Hahn, American politician and incumbent judge on the Los Angeles County Superior Court, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-07-05 Michael Monarch, American rock guitarist (Steppenwolf), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-08-02 Lance Ito, American judge (O.J. Simpson trial), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-08-05 Holly Palance, actress (Thorn Birds, Ripley's Believe It), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-08-24 Tim White, American paleoanthropologist best known for leading the team which discovered Ardi, the type specimen of Ardipithecus ramidus, a 4.4 million-year-old likely human ancestor, born in Los Angeles County, California
  • 1950-09-07 Julie Kavner, American actress and voice artist (Brenda-Rhoda, Marge-Simpsons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-10-04 Meg Bennett, actress (Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-10-09 Brian Downing, American baseball player (California Angels), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-10-11 Catlin Adams, American actress (Ms Loomis-Square Pegs), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-01-08 Paul Dresher, American composer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-02-16 William Katt, American actor (Greatest American Hero, Carrie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-02-20 Edward Albert, actor (Jeff-Falcon Crest, Butterflies are Free), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-02-20 Randy California [Wolfe], American guitarist (Spirit), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1997)

Person of interestSally Ride

1951-05-26 Sally Ride, American astronaut (first American woman to go to space), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)

1st American Woman in Space Sally Ride
1st American Woman in Space
Sally Ride
  • 1951-07-04 Ralph Johnson, American rock drummer (Earth Wind & Fire-Shining Star), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestAnjelica Huston

1951-07-08 Anjelica Huston, American actress (Prizzi's Honor, The Adams Family), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1951-07-12 Brian Grazer, American film producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-07-17 Lucie Arnaz, American actress and singer (Here's Lucy-Kim: The Jazz Singer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-07-22 Tisa Farrow, actress (Zombie, Fingers, Grim Reaper), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-08-01 Robin Heifetz, American composer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-09-25 Robert "Bob" McAdoo, American former NBA player (Buffalo Braves) and assistant coach (Miami Heat), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 1951-09-28 Christian Marlowe, actor (Bram-Highcliffe Manor), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-10-02 Romina Power, daughter of Tyrone Power and actress (Justine), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-10-03 Keb' Mo' [Kevin Roosevelt Moore], American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-10-12 Ed Royce, American politician (Rep-R-California), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-12-05 Morgan Brittany [Suzanne Cupito], American actress (Katherine-Dallas), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-01-11 Lee Ritenour, American jazz-fusion guitarist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-01-12 Walter Mosley, American novelist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-03-02 Laraine Newman, comedienne/actress (Saturday Night Live), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-03-04 Ronn Moss, actor (Ridge-Bold & Beautiful, Santa Barbara), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-04-27 Larry Elder, American political commentator, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-07-14 Jerry Houser, actor (Slapshot, Summer of '42, Class of '44), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-08-04 Kristoffer Tabori [Siegel], actor (Rappaccini's Daughter), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-08-13 Herb Ritts, American fashion photographer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2002)
  • 1952-08-23 Dalton Reed, American soul singer, born in Lafayette, Louisiana (d. 1994)

Person of interestLarry Fink

1952-11-02 Larry Fink [Laurence Douglas Fink], American chairman and CEO of BlackRock, born in Los Angeles, California

Chairman and CEO of BlackRock Larry Fink
Chairman and CEO of BlackRock
Larry Fink
  • 1953-01-19 Desi Arnaz Jr., American actor (Craig-Here's Lucy, Fakeout, Joyride) & musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-01-23 Antonio Villaraigosa, Hispanic-American 52nd Mayor of Los Angeles, born in East Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-03-04 Kay Lenz, actress (Moving Violations, Rich Man Poor Man), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-03-13 Deborah Raffin, actress (Ransom, Demon, 40 Carats), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-05-11 David Gest, American television producer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1953-05-16 Richard Page, American singer and bassist (Mr Mister), born in Keokuk, Iowa
  • 1953-05-17 George Johnson, rocker (Brothers Johnson), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestDanny Elfman

1953-05-29 Danny Elfman, American composer (The Simspons Theme), born in Los Angeles, California

Composer Danny Elfman
Composer
Danny Elfman
  • 1953-06-29 Don Dokken, American heavy metal rocker (Dokken-Alone Again), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-08-14 James Horner, American film composer (Titanic; Apollo 13; Avatar), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1953-09-13 Taryn Power, American actress and the youngest daughter of Tyrone Power and actress (Maria), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-09-27 Heather Watts, ballerina (Dancing on My Grave), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-11-30 Shuggie Otis, American singer-songwriter, born in Los Angeles California
  • 1953-12-17 Barry Livingston, actor (Ernie-My 3 Sons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-12-25 Dave Wasick, American NFL player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-01-13 Vicki McCarty, American author (Girlfriend's Guide to) Playboy playmate (Sep, 1979), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-01-19 Katey Sagal, American actress & singer-songwriter (Peggy Bundy-Married With Children), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-01-22 Chris Lemmon, American actor (Brothers & Sisters, Duet) [or Jun 22], born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-03-09 Charmain Elaine Sylvers, American rocker (The Sylvers), born in Watts, Los Angeles
  • 1954-03-24 Robert Carradine, actor (Slim-The Cowboys, Wavelength), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-04-01 Jeff Porcaro, American drummer/percussionist (Toto - "Roxanna"; "Africa"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-06-22 Chris Lemmon, American actor (Wishmaster, Duet), born in Los Angeles, California [or Jan 22]
  • 1954-06-25 David Paich, American rock keyboardist (Toto-Africa), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-08-21 Steve Smith, rock drummer (Journey), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-09-06 Patrick O'Hearn, American rock bassist (Missing Persons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-09-30 Patrice Rushen, jazz and R&B pianist and singer and songwriter (Forget Me Nots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-11-03 Kevin P Chilton, American General, test pilot and NASA astronaut (STS 49, 59, 76), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-01-12 Rockne S. O'Bannon, American screenwriter, born in Los Angeles, California

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