Californian History (Part 10)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 2,241


Person of interestJeff Bridges

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

  • 1949-12-07 Tom Waits, California, rocker/song writer (Blue Valentine)
  • 1949-12-14 Bill Buckner, California, 1st baseman, error cost Red Sox 1986 world series
  • 1950-01-16 Jesse Dizon, American actor, born in Oceanside, California
  • 1950-01-28 Barbi Benton, [Klein], California, Playboy model (Hee Haw, Sugar Time!)

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
  • 1950-02-10 Mark Spitz, Modesto California, swimmer (Olympic 9 gold/silver/bronze-68, 72)
  • 1950-03-27 Vic Harris, American MLB player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-04-03 Curtis Stone, American singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1950-04-11 Bill Irwin, American actor (My Blue Heaven, Scenes From a Mall), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1950-04-20 Steve Erickson, American novelist (American Nomad), born in Santa Monica, 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
  • 1950-05-11 Dane Lorg, American baseball player (Philles, Cardinels), born in Eureka, California
  • 1950-05-31 Gregory Harrison, Catalina California, actor (Trapper John, Logan's Run)
  • 1950-06-03 Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter (E.T.), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1950-06-07 Gary Graham, American actor (Alien Nation, Star Trek: Enterprise), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1950-06-11 Michael Swan, American actor (Duncan-As The World Turns), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1950-06-16 Jesse Dizon, Oceanside California, actor (Ramon-Operation Petticoat)
  • 1950-06-17 Susan Damante, American actress (The Adventure of Wilderness Family), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1950-06-19 Constance Forslund, actress (Shining Season), born in San Diego, California
  • 1950-06-19 Ann Wilson, American musician (Heart-What About Love), born in San Diego, California
  • 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, rock guitarist (Steppenwolf), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-08-05 Holly Palance, actress (Thorn Birds, Ripley's Believe It), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestSteve Wozniak

1950-08-11 Steve Wozniak, American pioneer of the personal computer revolution of the 1970s and co-founder of Apple Computer, born in San Jose, California

Co-founder of Apple Steve Wozniak
Co-founder of Apple
Steve Wozniak
  • 1950-09-07 Julie Kavner, American actress and voice artist (Brenda-Rhoda, Marge-Simpsons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-09-09 John McFee, Santa Cruz California, rock guitarist (Doobie Brothers)
  • 1950-09-19 Joan Lunden, Fair Oaks California, news host (Good Morning America)
  • 1950-09-20 James P[aul] Blaylock, American sci-fi author (Elfin Ship, Homunculus), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1950-10-03 Pamela Hensley, actress (Buck Rogers in 25th Century), born in Glendale, California
  • 1950-10-04 Meg Bennett, actress (Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-10-10 Dennis Holmes, American actor (Laramie), born in Encino, California
  • 1950-10-11 Catlin Adams, actress (Ms Loomis-Square Pegs), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-10-12 Susan Anton, American actress (Golden Girl, Spring Fever), born in Oak Glen, California
  • 1950-10-30 John T Doolittle, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1950-11-04 Markie Post, [Marjorie], actress (Christine-Night Court), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1950-11-22 [Ma]Tina Weymouth, rock bassist (Talking Heads-& She Was), born in Coronado, California
  • 1950-12-13 Heather North, actress (Barefoot Executive), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1950-12-27 Terry Bozzio, American drummer (Missing Persons, Frank Zappa), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1951-01-15 Martha Davis, California, vocalist/guitar (Motels-Only the Lonely, Shame)
  • 1951-02-10 Roxanne Pulitzer, author (Prize Pulitzer), born in Glendale, 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 [Wolfe] California, American guitarist (Spirit), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1997)
  • 1951-05-23 Judy Rodman, country singer (Girls Ride Horses Too), born in Riverside, California

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

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 Jamey Sheridan, actor (Another World), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1951-07-17 Lucie Arnaz, actress (Kim-Here's Lucy, Jazz Singer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-07-22 Tisa Farrow, actress (Zombie, Fingers, Grim Reaper), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-07-29 Deborah Pryor, California, actress (The Godson)/(Rep-R-Ohio)
  • 1951-08-02 Andrew Gold, rocker (Lonely Boy), born in Burbank, California
  • 1951-08-30 Timothy Bottoms, actor (Paper Chase, East of Eden), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1951-09-02 Mark Harmon, American actor (St Elsewhere, NCIS), born in Burbank, California

Person of interestMark Hamill

1951-09-25 Mark Hamill, actor (Luke Skywalker-Star Wars), born in Oakland, California

  • 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
  • 1951-10-12 Ed Royce, American politician (Rep-R-California), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-10-30 Harry Hamlin, actor (Michael Kuzak-LA Law), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1951-11-02 Kathy Hammond, American 400m runner (Olympic bronze 1972), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1951-11-10 Morris Hatalsky, American professional golfer, born in San Diego, California
  • 1951-11-13 Bill Gibson, American rock drummer (Huey Lewis & The News), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1951-11-17 Dean Paul Martin, American actor (Misfits of Science), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1951-11-22 Kent Nagano, American conductor and opera administrator, born in Berkeley, California

Person of interestKathryn Bigelow

1951-11-27 Kathryn Bigelow, American director, producer and writer (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty), born in San Carlos, California

Director Kathryn Bigelow
Director
Kathryn Bigelow
  • 1951-12-05 Morgan Brittany, [Suzanne Cupito], actress (Katherine-Dallas), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-12-18 Candice Rialson, actress (Chatterbox), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1952-01-08 Lauri Walters, actress (8 is Enough, Harrad Experiment), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1952-01-11 Lee Ritenour, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-02-03 Fred Lynn, baseball outfielder (Boston, California, Baltimore), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952-02-28 Jennie Lynn, actress (Love & Marriage), born in San Diego, 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
  • 1952-03-09 William Kirby Cullen, American actor (How the West Was Won), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1952-04-07 Bruce Gary, rock drummer (Knack-My Sharona), born in Burbank, California
  • 1952-04-27 Larry Elder, American political commentator, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-07-02 Johnny Colla, American musician (Huey Lewis and the News), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1952-07-05 David Dreier, (Rep-R-California, 1981- )
  • 1952-07-14 Jerry Houser, actor (Slapshot, Summer of '42, Class of '44), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-07-26 Scott David Cook, CEO (Intuit-Quicken), born in Glendale, California
  • 1952-08-03 Jay North, North actor (Dennis the Menace, Maya), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1952-08-04 Kristoffer Tabori, [Siegel], actor (Rappaccini's Daughter), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-08-23 Dalton Reed, American soul singer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1994)
  • 1952-09-09 Bonnie Large, playmate (March 1973), born in Glendale, California
  • 1952-09-27 Del Russel, actor (Richard-Arnie), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1952-10-16 Christopher Cox, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1952-11-02 Kate Linder, actress (Esther Valentine--Young & Restless), born in Pasadena, California

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

Person of interestBill Walton

1952-11-05 Bill Walton, American NBA center (Portland Trailblazers, Boston Celtics), born in La Mesa, California

NBA Center and Television Sportscaster Bill Walton
NBA Center and Television Sportscaster
Bill Walton
  • 1952-12-12 Cathy Rigby McCoy, Los Alamitos California, gymnast (Olympic-4th-1968)
  • 1953-01-19 Desi Arnaz Jr., American actor (Craig-Here's Lucy, Fakeout, Joyride) and musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-02-06 Susie Hutchison, Flintridge California, equestrian show jumper (Olymp-96)
  • 1953-02-07 Dan Quisenberry, American baseball player, born in Santa Monica, California, (d. 1998)
  • 1953-02-11 Philip Anglim, actor (Dane-Thorn Birds), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1953-02-12 Joanna Kerns, [de Varona], actress (Maggie-Growing Pains), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1953-02-16 Roberta Williams, video game designer (Mystery House, Sierra Entertainment), born in La Verne, California
  • 1953-03-04 Kay Lenz, actress (Moving Violations, Rich Man Poor Man), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-03-07 Kathleen Sullivan, newscaster (E!), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1953-03-13 Deborah Raffin, actress (Ransom, Demon, 40 Carats), born in Los Angeles, California

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