Los Angeles in History (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 841

  • 1955-02-05 Debra Jo Fondren, American model & actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-04-09 Kate Heyhoe, American editor and food writer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-04-13 Louis Johnson, American rock bassist and vocalist (Brothers Johnson), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1955-06-21 Leigh McCloskey, American actor (Dallas, Executive Suite, Gen Hosp), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-08-03 Corey Burton [Weinberg], American voice actor (Adventures in Odyssey; Dismey themeparks and films), born in Granada Hills, Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-08-08 Branscombe Richmond, American actor (Renegade, Commando), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-12-24 Grand L. Bush, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California

Eddie Murray

1956-02-24 Eddie Murray, American MLB Hall of Fame 1st baseman, 8x All-star, 3x Golden Glove (Baltimore Orioles, 1977-88 & 96; L.A. Dodgers, 1989-91 & 97, and three other teams), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1956-04-15 Michael Cooper, American NBA star (LA Lakers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-04-18 Melody Thomas Scott, American actress (Nikki-Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-05-22 Douglas Heyes Jr., American actor (Captains & Kings, Aspen), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-06-01 Robin Mattson, actress (Janet Green-All My Children), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-08-06 Stepfanie Kramer, American actress (Claudia-We Got it Made, Hunter), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-10-25 Danny Gans, American entertainer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • 1956-10-26 Rita Wilson, American actress, singer, and film producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-12-03 Hart Bochner, actor and director (Rich & Famous), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-12-18 T. K. Carter, American actor (Mike-Punky Brewster, Just our Luck), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-05-01 Paul D Ronney, ScD/astronaut (STS 83 alt), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-05-07 Sinjin Smith, American beach volleyballer who won two world championships, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-06-21 Berkeley Breathed, American cartoonist (Vegetarian; Bloom County; Outland), born in Encino, Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-07-31 Dirk Blocker, American actor (Ryan's Four, Brooklyn Nine Nine), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-08-24 Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar), born in Los Angeles, California [some sources give year as 1955]
  • 1957-09-02 Steve Porcaro, American rock keyboardist and vocalist (Toto, 1977-87, 2010-19 - "Rosanna"; "Africa"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-12-21 Lisa Gerritsen [Leisa Orszag], American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show & Phyllis - "Bess"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-01-11 Vicki Peterson, rock guitarist/vocalist (Bangles - "Manic Monday"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-01-20 Lorenzo Lamas, American actor (Lance-Falcon Crest, California Fever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-02-06 Barry Miller, American actor (Fame, Peggy Sue Got Married), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-02-07 Michele Drake, playmate (May, 1979), born in La Jolla, California
  • 1958-04-05 Cammie Lusko, Guinness' World Strongest Woman, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-05-10 Ellen Ochoa, PhD/Astronaut (STS 56, 66), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-06-01 Michael Landau, American session musician, engineer, and record producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-06-27 Robert Newman, American actor (Joshua Lewis-Guiding Light), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-08-08 Harry Crosby, actor (Friday the 13th), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-08-18 Madeleine Stowe, American actress (Tropical Snow, Bad Girls), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-09-11 Roxann Dawson, American actress (B'Elanna Torres-Star Trek: Voyager), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-09-16 Jennifer Tilly, American actress (Let it Ride, Off Beat, Psycho II), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-09-26 Darby Crash [Jan Paul Beahm], American punk rocker (Germs), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1980)
  • 1958-09-27 Shaun Cassidy, American singer ("Da Doo Ron Ron"), actor (Hardy Boys), television writer and producer (American Gothic; New Amsterdam), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-11-12 Megan Mullally, American actress (Will & Grace), born in Los Angeles, California

Jamie Lee Curtis

1958-11-22 Jamie Lee Curtis, American actress (Halloween, True Lies), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1959-01-23 Tyrone Power Jr., American actor (Shag), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959-07-03 Stephen Pearcy, American heavy metal vocalist (RATT - "Round & Round"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959-08-13 Tom Niedenfuer, American baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers), born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
  • 1959-09-14 Mary Crosby, American actress (Kristin-Dallas, Ice Pirates), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959-11-17 William R. Moses, American actor (Cole-Falcon Crest), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959-12-21 Florence Griffith Joyner, American sprinter (3 x Olympic gold 1988), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1998)
  • 1959-12-28 Phil Abrams, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959-12-31 Val Kilmer, American actor (Top Secret; Top Gun; Willow), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-01-26 Jeanette Bolden, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x100m 1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-02-08 Linda Fratianne, American figure skater (Olympic silver 1980), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-02-14 Meg Tilly, Canadian–American actress (Big Chill, Impulse), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-03-30 Bill Johnson, American alpine skier (first American to win alpine Olympic gold - 1984), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)

Brad Garrett

1960-04-14 Brad Garrett [Gerstenfeld], American actor and comedian (Everybody Loves Raymond), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1960-05-09 Tony Gwynn, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (8-time NL batting champion), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014)
  • 1960-05-20 Tony Goldwyn, American actor (Ghost, Scandal), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-06-14 Tonie Campbell, 100m hurdler (Olympic bronze 1988), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-06-19 Johnny Lee Gray, Jr, American 800m runner (Olympic 7th 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-07-16 Terry Pendleton, American baseball infielder (Florida Marlins), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-07-18 Anne-Marie Johnson, American actress (In the Heat of the Night), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-07-28 Jonathan Gold, American food critic who was the first in his field to win a Pulitzer Prize, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2018)
  • 1960-08-02 Linda Fratianne, American figure skater (Olympic silver 1980), born in Northridge, Los Angeles
  • 1960-08-02 Neal Morse, American musician (Spock's Beard; Transatlantic), born in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-02-11 Becky LeBeau, American vocalist (Mischief), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-03-04 David "Tinker" Juarez, American BMX and cross-country mountain bike racer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-03-20 John Clark Gable, American actor (Bad Jim), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-03-31 Ron Brown, American athlete (Olympic gold 4 x 100m 1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-04-22 Byron Allen, comedian (Real People, Byron Allen Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-04-23 George Lopez, Mexican-American actor and comedian, born in Mission Hills, Los Angeles
  • 1961-06-03 Peter Glen Vidmar, American gymnast (Olympic-2 gold/silver-1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-06-26 Terri Nunn, American singer (Berlin - "Take My Breath Away"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-07-02 James McNichol, actor (Fitzpatricks, California Fever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-07-25 Katherine Kelly Lang, American actress (Brooke-Bold & Beautiful), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-08-22 Debbi Peterson, rock drummer (Bangles - "Manic Monday"; "Walk Like An Egyptian", born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-09-11 Elizabeth Daily, American actress (Pee-Wee's Big Adventure; The Powerpuff Girls - "Buttercup"), and pop singer ("Say It, Say It"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-09-25 Heather Locklear, American actress (T J Hooker, Dynasty), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-10-09 Jean Sagal, American actress (Kate-Double Trouble; Grease 2), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-10-09 Liz Sagal, American actress (Allison-Double Trouble; Grease 2), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-11-10 Ramona Pagel, American shot putter, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-12-09 Joe Lando, American actor (Byron Sully-Dr Quinn), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-01-04 Patrick Cassidy, American actor and composer (Fever Pitch; Off the Wall), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-01-07 Hallie Todd [Eckstein], American actress (Brothers; Lizzie McQuire; The Check Is In The Mail), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-01-14 Patricia Morrison [Rainone], American punk rock bassist (Sisters of Mercy-Walk Away, Black Planet), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-02-05 Jennifer Jason Leigh [Morrow], American actress (Single White Female, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-02-26 Sheila Cornell, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Los Angeles, California

Darryl Strawberry

1962-03-12 Darryl Strawberry, American MLB right fielder (8-time All Star), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1962-04-12 Art Alexakis, American musician (Everclear), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-04-16 David Pate, American tennis star, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-05-29 Eric Davis, American MLB outfielder (3-time Gold Glove 1987-99), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-06-21 Marc Copage, American actor (Corey Baker-Julia), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-07-12 Stein Jorgesen, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-07-18 Jack Irons, American drummer (Red Hot Chilli Peppers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-08-12 Miss Cleo [Youree Dell Harris], American psychic (Psychic Readers Network), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1962-09-06 Kevin Willis, American NBA center (Houston Rockets), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-09-11 Kristy McNichol, American actress (Buddy-Family, Barbara-Empty Nest), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-10-11 Leslie Landon, American actress (Etta Plum-Little House on Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-10-16 Durga McBroom, American singer-songwriter (Blue Pearl -"Naked In The Rain"), and touring musician (Pink Floyd; Steve Hackett), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-10-30 Mark Portugal, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Los Angeles, California

Jodie Foster

1962-11-19 Jodie Foster, American actress (The Accused, The Silence of the Lambs), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1962-12-12 Holly Gagnier, American actress (One Life to Live), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-02-13 Roberta Vasquez, American actor and model (November, 1984), born in Los Angeles, California

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