Californian History (Part 10)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 1,928

  • 1954-01-22 Chris Lemmon, American actor (Brothers & Sisters, Duet) [or Jun 22], born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-02-01 Billy Mumy, American actor (Will Robinson-Lost in Space, Dear Brigitte), born in San Gabriel, California
  • 1954-02-07 Miguel Ferrer, actor (Robocop, NCIS LA), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2017)
  • 1954-03-24 Robert Carradine, actor (Slim-The Cowboys, Wavelength), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-04-01 Jeff Porcaro, drummer/percussionist (Toto-Roxanne, Africa), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-04-05 Stan Ridgway, American singer-songwriter (Wall Of Voodoo), born in Bartsow, California
  • 1954-04-17 Kim Tyler, actress (Kyle-Please Don't Eat Daisies), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1954-06-02 Dennis Haysbert, American actor (Allstate Insurance, The Unit), born in San Mateo, California
  • 1954-06-22 Chris Lemmon, American actor (Wishmaster, Duet), born in Los Angeles, California [or Jan 22]
  • 1954-07-29 Flo Hyman, volleyball player (Olympic silver 1984), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1954-08-21 Steve Smith, rock drummer (Journey), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-09-07 Corbin Bernsen, North actor (Arnie Becker-LA Law), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1954-09-30 Barry Williams, actor (Greg-Brady Bunch), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1954-09-30 Patrice Rushen, rock vocalist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-10-02 Lani O'Grady, actress (Mary-8 is Enough), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • 1954-10-03 Dennis Eckersley, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Oakland, California
  • 1954-10-08 Michael Dudikoff, Redondo Beach, California, American actor (American Ninja, TRON)
  • 1954-10-24 Doug Davidson, actor (Paul Williams-Young & Restless), born in Glendale, California
  • 1954-11-03 Kevin P Chilton, Lt Col USAF/Astronaut (STS 49, 59, 76), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-11-10 Mario Cipollina, California, rock bassist (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • 1954-11-19 Kathleen Quinlan, California, actress (Never Promised You a Rose Garden)
  • 1954-11-20 Steve Dahl, California, Chicago's anti-disco DJ (WLS-FM)
  • 1954-12-23 Brian Teacher, tennis star, born in San Diego, California
  • 1954-12-29 Roger Voudouris, rock vocalist, born in Sacramento, California

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

  • 1955-01-18 Mable Fergerson, 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1972), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-02-05 Debra Jo Fondren, playmate of year (September, 1977), born in Los Angeles, California

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1955-02-24 Steve Jobs, American computer entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple, born in San Francisco, California (d. 2011)

Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs
Apple Co-founder
Steve Jobs
  • 1955-03-21 Jean Marie Hon, actress (Jane-Man From Atlantis), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1955-03-23 Cindy Olavarri, Pleasant Hills California, cyclist (7-Eleven team)
  • 1955-04-13 Louis Johnson, rock bassist/vocalist (Brothers Johnson), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-06-02 Gary Grimes, American actor (Summer of '42, Class of '44), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1955-06-07 Joey Scarbury, Ontario California, singer (Greatest American Hero)
  • 1955-06-14 Kim Lankford, Montebello California, actress (Gingers-Knots Landing)
  • 1955-06-14 Michael D. Duvall, California State Assemblyman
  • 1955-06-21 Leigh J McCloskey, actor (Dallas, Executive Suite, Gen Hosp), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-06-25 Michael Sabatino, California, actor (Days of Our Life, Bold & Beautiful)
  • 1955-07-03 Marc Bonilla, American guitarist (Keith Emerson Band), born in Contra Costa, California
  • 1955-08-08 Branscombe Richmond, American actor (Renegade, Commando), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-08-15 Larry Mathews, actor (Ritchie-Dick Van Dyke Show), born in Burbank, California
  • 1955-08-17 Kevin Welch, California, country songwriter/actor (Thing Called Love)
  • 1955-09-17 Scott William Simpson, PGA golfer (1987 US Open), born in San Diego, California
  • 1955-09-29 Vicki Fergon, LPGA golfer (1979 Lady Stroh's), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1955-10-02 Kathryn Morrison playmate (May, 1978), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1955-10-17 Sam Bottoms, actor (Prime Risk, Savages), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1955-10-26 Stephen K Robinson, PhD/astronaut (STS 85, sk:95), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1955-11-02 Mark Reynolds, star sailor (Olymp-8th-1988, 92, 96), born in San Diego, California
  • 1955-11-05 Kris Jenner, American TV personality (Keeping Up with the Kardashians), born in San Diego, California
  • 1955-12-02 Dennis Christopher, actor (Breaking Away, California Dreaming), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1956-01-03 Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver, San Jose California
  • 1956-01-09 Kimberly Beck Hilton, actress (Kim-Peyton Place), born in Glendale, California
  • 1956-01-17 Mitch Vogel, American actor (Jamie-Bonanza), born in Alhambra, California

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1956-02-24 Eddie Murray, 1st baseman (Orioles, Dodgers, Cleve Indians), born in Los Angeles, California

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray

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1956-03-07 Bryan Cranston, American actor (Breaking Bad, Malcolm in the Middle), born in Canoga Park, California

  • 1956-04-17 Pillow, [Therese Joan Bell], California, bodybuilder (Gold Classic 1983)
  • 1956-05-08 Jeff Madrigali, soling sailor (Olymp-bronze-96), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • 1956-05-22 Douglas Heyes Jr, 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

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1956-06-26 Chris Isaak, American rock singer-songwriter (Wicked Game), born in Stockton, California

Singer Chris Isaak
Singer
Chris Isaak
  • 1956-07-01 Lorna Patterson, actress (Airplane, Pvt Benjamin), born in Whittier, California
  • 1956-07-08 Millard Frank Hampton, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1976), born in Fresno, California

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1956-07-09 Tom Hanks, American actor (Saving Private Ryan, Forrest Gump, Philadelphia), born in Concord, California

Actor Tom Hanks
Actor
Tom Hanks

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1956-08-05 Maureen McCormick, American actress (Marcia-Brady Bunch), born in Encino, California

  • 1956-08-06 Stepfanie Kramer, American actress (Claudia-We Got it Made, Hunter), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-09-23 Maren Jensen, Arcadia California, actress (Athena-Battlestar Galactica)
  • 1956-10-13 Chris Carter, American television producer (The X-Files), born in Bellflower, California

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1956-10-21 Carrie Fisher, American actress (Princess Leia in Star Wars, When Harry Met Sally...) and writer (Postcards from the Edge), born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2016)

Actress Carrie Fisher
Actress
Carrie Fisher
  • 1956-10-25 Danny Gans, American entertainer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • 1956-11-19 Glynnis O'Connor, American actress (California Dreaming, Ode to Billy Joe), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956-11-20 Bo Derek, [Mary Collins], actress (10, Tarzan the Ape Man), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1956-11-21 Terri Welles, [Knepper], California, playmate of the year (Dec, 1980)
  • 1956-12-03 Hart Bochner, actor and director (Rich & Famous), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-12-06 Randy Rhoads, Heavy metal guitarist (Quiet Riot), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1982)
  • 1956-12-14 T K Carter, actor (Mike-Punky Brewster, Just our Luck), born in Los Angeles, California

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1957-01-06 Nancy Lopez, American golfer (3 Majors, 48 LPGA tour wins), born in Torrance, California

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • 1957-01-13 Christina Seufert, Sacraento California, diver (Olympic bronze 1984)
  • 1957-01-31 Shirley F Babashoff, California, swimmer (Olympics-6 silver/2 gold-72, 76)
  • 1957-02-01 Donna Adamek, Duarte California, bowler (BWAA Woman of Year 1978-81)
  • 1957-02-19 Dave "Smoke" Stewart, pitcher (Oakland Athletic), born in Oakland, California
  • 1957-03-08 Ruth Wysocki, American 800m/1500m runner, born in Alhambra, California
  • 1957-03-20 Theresa Russell, [Paup], SD California, actress (Black Widow, Razor's Edge)
  • 1957-03-31 Marc McClure, San Mateo California, actor (Ross-California Fever)
  • 1957-04-11 John Castellanos, actor (John Silva-Young & Restless), born in San Diego, California
  • 1957-04-21 Jesse Orosco, pitcher (NY Mets, Orioles, Dodgers), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1957-05-01 Paul D Ronney, ScD/astronaut (STS 83 alt), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-05-07 [Christopher St John] "Sinjin" Smith, volleyballer (Oly-96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-05-28 Walter R Tucker, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1957-06-20 Butch Patrick, actor (Real McCoys, Eddie-Munsters), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1957-07-06 Mario Martinez, US Olympic weightlifter (Olympic-4th-1988), born in Salinas, California
  • 1957-07-09 Kelly McGillis, actress (Top Gun, Accused, Witness), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1957-07-21 Jon Lovitz, Tarzana California, actor (SNL, League of their Own, Critic)
  • 1957-07-31 Dirk Blocker, actor (Baa Baa Black Sheep, Ryan's Four), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-07-31 Victoria E Cooke, playmate (Aug, 1980), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1957-08-01 Laura Johnson, actress (Falcon Crest), born in Burbank, California
  • 1957-08-01 Brad Stephen "Taylor" Negron, American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), born in Glendale, California (d. 2015)
  • 1957-08-19 Darby Hinton, actor (Israel in Daniel Boone), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1957-08-24 Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-08-28 Rick Rossovich, actor (Top Gun, Roxanne, ER), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1957-08-31 Tom Candiotti, pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • 1957-09-02 Steve Porcaro, rock keyboards/vocalist (Toto-Roseanna, Africa), born in Los Angeles, California

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