Californian History (Part 11)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1001 - 1,100 of 3,131

  • 1945-12-13 Kathy Garver, American actress (Cissy in Family Affair), born in Long Beach, California

Person of interestDiane Keaton

1946-01-05 Diane Keaton, American actress (Annie Hall, Little Drummer Girl), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Diane Keaton
Actress
Diane Keaton
  • 1946-01-08 Robby Krieger, American guitarist (Doors-Light My Fire), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-01-12 Cynthia Robinson, American musician (Sly & Family Stone-Everyday People), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2015)
  • 1946-01-12 George Duke, American keyboard pioneer & composer, born in San Rafael, California (d. 2013)
  • 1946-01-16 Michael L. Coats, Capt USN/astr (STS 41-D, 29, 39), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1946-02-01 Bart Braverman, American actor (Bobby-Vega$, Roy-New Odd Couple), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-02-08 "Fito" Adolpho De La Parra, rocker (Canned Heat-Hot Money), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-02-10 Kenneth "Kenny" Edwards, American musician and singer-songwriter (The Stone Poneys, Bryndle), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2010)
  • 1946-02-14 Tina Aumont, actress (Master of Love, Casanova), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1946-02-23 Norman "Rusty" Young, American rock musician, singer and songwriter (Poco- In the Heart of the Night, Crazy Love), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1946-03-01 Lana Wood, [Svetlana Gurdin], (Diamonds are Forever), born in Santa Rosa, California

Person of interestLiza Minnelli

1946-03-12 Liza Minnelli, American singer/actress (Sterile Cuckoo, Cabaret), born in Hollywood, California

Singer & Actress Liza Minnelli
Singer & Actress
Liza Minnelli
  • 1946-03-14 Steve Kanaly, actor (Fleshburn, Ray Krebbs-Dallas), born in Burbank, California
  • 1946-03-15 Bobby Bonds, American MLB outfielder and coach (father of Barry Bonds), born in Riverside, California (died 2003)
  • 1946-03-17 Harold Brown, rock drummer (War-Summer, Galaxy), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1946-03-26 Johnny Crawford, actor (Mark-The Rifleman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-04-05 Larry Frederick Wendt, American composer, born in Napa, California
  • 1946-04-28 Glenn Ross Campbell, American steel guitarist (The Misunderstood), born in San Diego, California
  • 1946-05-07 Bill Kreutzmann, American rock drummer (Grateful Dead), born in Palo Alto, California

Person of interest Cher

1946-05-20 Cher [Cherilyn Sarkisian], American singer and actress (I Got You Babe, Jack Lalane, Mask), born in El Centro, California

Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
Cher
  • 1946-05-30 Candy Lightner, American political activist/founder (MADD), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1946-06-01 Carol Neblett, American soprano (Met and City Opera), born in Modesto, California (d. 2017)
  • 1946-06-05 Frederick "Freddie" Stone, American rock guitarist (Sly & The Family Stone), born in Vallejo, California
  • 1946-06-15 Judy Pace, actress (Young Lawyers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-06-21 Brenda Holloway, American singer and songwriter (When I'm Gone), born in Atascadero, California
  • 1946-07-03 Michael Shea, American sci-fi author (World Fantasy Award: Nifft the Lean, Growlimb), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014)
  • 1946-07-04 Michael Milken, American financier and partner (Intl Capital Access Group), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-07-06 Fred Dryer, American NFL defensive end (Pro Bowl 1975; First-team All-Pro 1974; NY Giants, LA Rams) and actor (Hunter), born in Hawthorne, California
  • 1946-07-07 Joe Spano, actor (Henry Goldblume-Hill St Blues), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1946-07-13 Richard "Cheech" Marin, Mexican-American stand-up comedian, actor, and activist (Cheech & Chong-Up in Smoke, Nash Bridges), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-07-16 Barbara Lee, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in El Paso, Texas

Person of interestDanny Glover

1946-07-22 Danny Glover, American actor and activist (Lethal Weapon, The Color Purple), born in San Francisco, California

Actor and Activist Danny Glover
Actor and Activist
Danny Glover
  • 1946-07-25 John Gibson, American media host (The John Gibson Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-07-27 Gwynne Gilford, American actress (Linda Harris-Waverly Wonders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-08-05 Erika Slezak, actress (Viki-One Life to Live), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1946-08-14 Susan Saint James, American actress (Kate & Allie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-08-25 Larry LaRocco, American politician (Rep-D-Idaho), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-09-01 Greg Errico, American drummer (Sly & Family Stone-Stand!), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1946-09-04 Gary Duncan, American guitarist (Quicksilver), born in San Diego, California
  • 1946-09-04 Greg Elmore, American rock drummer (Quicksilver), born in San Diego, California
  • 1946-09-06 Bryan D. O'Connor, U.S. Marine Corps colonel and astronaut (STS 61B, STS 40), born in Orange, California
  • 1946-09-07 Willie Crawford, American baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)
  • 1946-09-22 Daniel E "Dan" Lungren, (Rep-R-California, 1979-88)
  • 1946-10-16 Suzanne Somers, San Bruno California, actress (3's Company, Step by Step)
  • 1946-10-17 Bob Seagren, American pole vaulter/actor (Olympic gold 1968, "Soap"), born in Pomona California
  • 1946-10-17 James Ray Tucker, American rock guitarist (Turtles-Eleanor), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-11-01 Dennis Muren, American special effects artist (Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi), born in Glendale, California

Person of interestSally Field

1946-11-06 Sally Field, American actress (Forrest Gump, Gidget, Flying Nun), born in Pasadena, California

Actress Sally Field
Actress
Sally Field
  • 1946-11-13 Al Luginbill, American football coach (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Pomona, California
  • 1946-11-15 Janet Lennon, Culver City California, singer (Lennon Sisters)
  • 1946-12-08 John Rubinstein, actor/composer (Family, Boys from Brazil), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-12-14 Stan Smith, American tennis player (US Open 1971, Wimbledon 1972), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1946-12-21 Carl Wilson, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Beach Boys), born in Hawthorne California (d. 1998)
  • 1946-12-21 Christopher Keene, American conductor (La Traviata), born in Berkeley, California (d. 1995)
  • 1946-12-22 Pamela Courson, American woman and long-term companion of Jim Morrison, born in Weed, California (d. 1974)
  • 1947-01-05 Ted Lange, American actor (Isaac-Love Boat, Mr T & Tina), born in Oakland, California
  • 1947-02-05 David Ladd, American actor (Raymie, Catlow, Misty, Deathline), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-02-25 Lee Evans, Madera, California, American 400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-1968)
  • 1947-04-15 Diane "DeDe" Lind, American glamour model and Playboy playmate (Aug, 1967), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-04-18 Lori Martin, American actress (Velvet-National Velvet), born in Glendale, California
  • 1947-04-18 Herbert Mullin, American serial killer (killed thirteen people in California in the early 1970s), born in Salinas, 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
  • 1947-04-29 Johnny Miller, American golfer (US Open 1973, British Open 1976), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1947-05-01 Jerry Heard, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Visalia, California
  • 1947-05-02 Bill Lowery, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from California (1981-93), born in San Diego, California
  • 1947-05-10 Jay Ferguson, American rocker (Spirit-"Thunder Island," "I Got A Line on You"), born in Burbank, California
  • 1947-05-10 Jay Ferguson, American musician and composer (theme for The Office), born in Burbank, California
  • 1947-05-12 Catherine "Cat" Yronwode, American writer and editor-in-chief (Eclipse Comics), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1947-05-21 William "Bill" Champlin, American Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and producer (Chicago, Sons of Champlin), born in Oakland, California
  • 1947-05-25 Karen Valentine, American actress (Love American Style, Room 222), born in Santa Rosa, California
  • 1947-05-26 Sherry Bain, California, actress (Pipe Dreams)
  • 1947-06-06 Robert Englund, American actor (Freddy vs. Jason, A Nightmare on Elm Street), born in Glendale, California
  • 1947-06-21 Dana Rohrabacher, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in Coronado, California
  • 1947-06-21 Meredith Baxter-Birney, American actress (Family Ties, Bridget Loves Bernie), born in South Pasadena, California
  • 1947-06-24 Walter Willison, Monterrey Park California, actor (McDuff the Talking Dog)

Person of interestO.J. Simpson

1947-07-09 O.J. Simpson, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame running back, broadcaster and actor (Heisman Trophy 1968; NFL MVP 1973; Buffalo Bills), born in San Francisco, California

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • 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

Person of interestArnold Schwarzenegger

1947-07-30 Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austrian-American body builder, actor (Terminator) and politician (38th Governor of California), born in Thal, Austria

Actor, Body Builder and Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor, Body Builder and Governor of California
Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • 1947-07-31 John Vukovich, American baseball infielder, manager (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2007)
  • 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
  • 1947-08-08 Larry Wilcox, actor (Lassie, Officer Jon Baker-CHiPs), born in San Diego, California
  • 1947-08-22 Cindy Williams, American actress (Shirley- Laverne & Shirley), born in Van Nuys, California
  • 1947-08-25 Anne Archer, actress (Fatal Attraction, Patriot Games), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-08-27 Ed Herrmann, MLB catcher (White Sox), born in San Diego, California (d. 2013)
  • 1947-09-03 Michael Huffington, American oil millionaire (Rep-R-California, 1992-94), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1947-09-06 Sylvester [James Jr.], American singer-songwriter (Do Ya Wanna Funk), born in Watts, Los Angeles, California (d. 1988)
  • 1947-09-19 Steve Bartlett, American politician (56th Mayor of Dallas), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-09-26 Dick Roth, American swimmer (Olympic gold men's 400m individual medley 1964), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1947-10-13 Sammy Hagar, American rock vocalist (I Can't Drive 55), born in Salinas, California
  • 1947-10-16 Bob Weir, guitarist and singer (Grateful Dead - I Need A Miracle), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1947-10-28 Tom Fitzsimmons, actor (Franklin-Paper Chase), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1947-10-30 Timothy B. Schmit, American bass player and singer (Eagles, Poco), born in Oakland, California
  • 1947-12-05 Jim Messina, American rocker (Loggins & Messina-Your Mamma Don't Dance), born in Maywood, California
  • 1947-12-05 Jim Plunkett, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1970, Stanford; Super Bowl 1980, 84 LA/Oakland Raiders), born in San Jose, California
  • 1947-12-07 Tony Thomas, American TV and film producer, born in Hollywood, California
  • 1947-12-08 Belinda Balaski, actor (Cannonball, Proud Men, Howling), born in Inglewood, California

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths