Californian History (Part 13)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1201 - 1,300 of 2,239

  • 1959-06-12 Jenilee Harrison, American actress (Cindy-3's Company, Dallas), born in Glendale, California
  • 1959-06-15 Eileen Davidson, Artesia California, actress (Kristen-Days of our Life)
  • 1959-07-03 Stephen Pearcy, heavy metal vocalist (RATT-Round & Round), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959-07-29 Brian James Claar, PGA golfer (1991 AT&T-2nd), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1959-08-22 Denise Curry, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1984), born in Fort Benton, Montana
  • 1959-09-01 Keith Allen Clearwater, PGA golfer (1987 Colonial Natl), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1959-09-14 Mary Crosby, actress (Kristin-Dallas, Ice Pirates), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959-09-22 Greg Bruckner, American professional golfer, born in Inglewood, California

Person of interestWeird Al Yankovic

1959-10-23 Weird Al Yankovic [Alfred Matthew], American parody singer (Eat It, UHF, Naked Gun), born in Downey, California

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • 1959-11-06 Teri Peterson, American model and playmate (July, 1980), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1959-11-13 Rosie Jones, LPGA golfer (1988 USX Golf Classic), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1959-11-17 William R Moses, actor (Cole-Falcon Crest), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959-12-05 Nikki Gianulias, Vallejo California, bowler (LPBT Rookie of Year 1979)
  • 1959-12-05 Connie Needham Newton, American actress (Eight is Enough, Fame), born in Anaheim, California
  • 1959-12-13 John Whitaker, actor (Family Affair, Snowball Expr), born in Van Nuys, California
  • 1959-12-13 Marianne Gravatte, playmate of year (Oct, 1982), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1959-12-21 Florence Griffith Joyner, runner (Olympic-3 gold-1988), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959-12-27 Mary Holland, WPVA volleyballer, born in San Diego, California
  • 1959-12-28 Phil Abrams, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959-12-31 Val Kilmer, actor (Top Secret, Top Gun, Willow), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-01-17 John Crawford, bass (Berlin-You Take My Breath Away), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1960-01-26 Jeanette Bolden, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-01-29 Greg Louganis, American diver (Olympic gold 10m & 3m springboard 1984, 88), born in San Diego, California
  • 1960-01-30 Tony O'Dell, American actor (Alan Pinkard-Head of the Class), born in Pasadena California
  • 1960-01-31 Elaine Roque, American beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Santa Monica California
  • 1960-02-08 Linda Fratianne, figure skater (Olympic silver 1980), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-02-13 Kelly McCormick, US diver (Olympic silver 1984), born in Anaheim, California
  • 1960-02-14 Meg Tilly, Canadian–American actress (Big Chill, Impulse), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-02-15 Jeanne Goldsmith, WPVA volleyballer (National-5th-1987), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-03-09 Mike Leach, American tennis star, born in Susanville, California
  • 1960-03-10 Linda Jezek, California, backstroke swimmer (Pan Am Gold-1979)
  • 1960-03-13 Joe Ranft, American screenwriter and animator (Toy Story, Cars), born in Pasadena, California (d. 2005)
  • 1960-03-18 Patricia Farinelli, playmate (December, 1981), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-03-26 Michael Evans, US water polo player (Olympic silver 1988), born in Fontana, California
  • 1960-03-30 Bill Johnson, alpine skier (first American to win alpine Olympic gold - 1984), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1960-03-31 Anne Howard, actress (Nicole Love-Another World), born in San Diego, California

Person of interestBrad Garrett

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

  • 1960-04-29 William Lee Glasson Jr, PGA golfer (1985 Kemper Open), born in Fresno, California
  • 1960-05-13 Shannon Vessup-Millen, WPVA volleyballer (National-9th-1991), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-05-20 Tony Goldwyn, actor (Ghost, Kuffs, Traces of Red), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-06-08 Linda Hanley, Laguna Beach California, beach volleyballer (Olympic 4th 1996)
  • 1960-06-09 Nancy Taylor, LPGA golfer (1994 Rochester Intl-54th), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1960-06-14 Tonie Campbell, 100m hurdler (Olympic bronze 1988), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-06-17 Thomas Haden Church, American actor (Sideways), born in Yolo, California
  • 1960-06-19 Johnny Lee Gray, Jr, American 800m runner (Olympic 7th 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-06-22 Colleen Devine, actress (Irreconcilable Differences), born in San Gabriel, California
  • 1960-06-24 Juli Inkster, LPGA golfer (Dinah Shore-1984, 89), born in Santa Cruz, California
  • 1960-07-15 Willie Aames, actor (8 is Enough, Paradise, Zapped), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1960-07-16 Terry Pendleton, American baseball infielder (Florida Marlins), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-07-17 Karen Elaine Price, playmate (January, 1981), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1960-07-18 Anne-Marie Johnson, actress (In the Heat of the Night), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-07-21 Lance Guest, Saratoga California, actor (Lance-Lou Grant)
  • 1960-07-26 Mitch Kahn, San Clemente California, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • 1960-08-02 Apollonia, [Patricia Kotero], actress (Purple Rain), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1960-08-04 Robbin Crosby, American heavy metal rock guitarist/vocals (Ratt-Round & Round), born in La Jolla, California (d. 2002)
  • 1960-08-15 Maureen "Peanut" Louie Harper, tennis player (Denver-1985), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1960-08-16 Timothy Hutton, American actor (Turk 182, Ordinary People), born in Malibu, California

Person of interestSean Penn

1960-08-17 Sean Penn, actor (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Santa Monica, California

Actor and Political Activist Sean Penn
Actor and Political Activist
Sean Penn
  • 1960-08-24 Steven W Lindsey, Arcadia California, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 87, sk:95)
  • 1960-08-27 Damon Keeve, heavyweight (209+ lbs) judoka (Olympics 1992, 96), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1960-09-17 Hank Baran, Canadian Tour golfer (1988 Won Mexican), born in San Diego, California
  • 1960-10-18 Erin Moran, American actress (Happy Days, Joanie Loves Chachi), born in Burbank, California (d. 2017)
  • 1960-10-24 B.D. Wong, American actor (M. Butterfly), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1960-10-25 Tom Eplin, Hayward California, actor (Jake McKinnon-Another World)
  • 1960-10-27 Tom Nieto, American baseball player, born in Downey, California
  • 1960-10-31 Janice Harrer, American WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1989, Olympics 1996), born in Torrance, California
  • 1960-11-02 Mardi Jacquet, playmate (October, 1980), born in Chateauroux, California
  • 1960-11-06 Lance Kerwin, American actor (Salem's Lot, Enemy Mine, Outbreak), born in Newport Beach, California

Person of interestRuPaul

1960-11-17 RuPaul [Andre Charles], American drag queen, actor, singer and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in San Diego, California

Actor, Singer and Drag Queen RuPaul
Actor, Singer and Drag Queen
RuPaul
  • 1961-01-22 Daniel Johnston, American musician and artist ("Hi, How Are You"), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1961-01-28 Luann L Lee, playmate (Jan, 1987), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1961-02-11 Becky LeBeau, vocalist (Mischief), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-02-18 Alycia Moulton, tennis star, born in Sacramento, California
  • 1961-03-03 Mary Page Keller, actress (Ryan's Hope, Duet), born in Monterey Park, California
  • 1961-03-04 David "Tinker" Juarez, American BMX and cross-country mountain bike racer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-03-07 Mary Beth Evans, actress (Katherine-General Hospital), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1961-03-20 John Clark Gable, actor (Bad Jim), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-03-26 Billy Warlock, actor (Baywatch), born in Hawthorne, California
  • 1961-03-31 Ron Brown, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-04-10 Jeb Stuart Adams, American actor (Flowers in the Attic), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1961-04-10 Joe Cole, American roadie (Black Flag, Rollins Band), born in California (d. 1991)
  • 1961-04-22 Byron Allen, comedian (Real People, Byron Allen Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-05-03 Joe Murray, American cartoonist (Rocko's Modern Life), born in San Jose, California
  • 1961-05-04 Mary Elizabeth McDonough, American actress (Erin in The Waltons), born in Van Nuys, California
  • 1961-05-10 Teri Copley, Arcadia California, actress (Mickey-We've Got it Made)
  • 1961-06-03 Peter Glen Vidmar, gymnast (Olympic-2 gold/silver-1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-06-26 Greg LeMond, American professional road cyclist (Tour de France winner-1986, 1989, 1990), born in Lakewood, 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
  • 1961-07-03 Liz Stewart, playmate (July, 1984), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1961-07-14 Jackie Earle Haley, Northridge California, actor (Breaking Away)
  • 1961-07-21 Jim Martin, rock guitarist (Faith No More-Real Thing), born in Oakland, California
  • 1961-07-25 Katherine Kelly Lang, actress (Brooke-Bold & Beautiful), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-08-05 Tawny Kitaen, actress (Bachelor Party, Witchboard), born in San Diego, California
  • 1961-08-09 Brad Gilbert, tennis star, born in Oakland, California
  • 1961-08-11 Frederick W Sturckow, USMC capt/astronaut (sk: STS 88), born in La Mesa, California
  • 1961-08-14 Susan Olson, American actress (Cindy-Brady Bunch), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1961-08-22 Debbi Peterson, rock drummer (Bangles-Eternal Flame), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-09-11 Elizabeth Daily, American actress and singer (Buttercup-The Powerpuff Girls), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-09-17 Pamela Ann Melroy, Major USAF/astronaut (sk:STS 92), born in Palo Alto, California

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