Californian History (Part 13)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1201 - 1,300 of 2,445


Person of interestCarrie Fisher

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)
  • 1956-10-26 Rita Wilson, American actress and singer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-10-27 Jaq D. Hawkins, British author, occultist and lecturer, born in California
  • 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)
  • 1956-11-28 Kristine Arnold, American singer (Sweethearts of Rodeo-Midnight Girl), born in Torrance, California
  • 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)
  • 1956-12-18 T. K. Carter, US actor (Mike-Punky Brewster, Just our Luck), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestNancy Lopez

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
  • 1957-01-12 John Lasseter, American animation director (Pixar), born in Hollywood, California
  • 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
  • 1957-03-09 Mark Mancina, American composer (Speed, Bad Boys, Moana), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1957-03-13 Steve Lake, American baseball player, born in Inglewood, California
  • 1957-03-20 Theresa Russell, [Paup], actress (Black Widow, Razor's Edge), born in San Diego, California
  • 1957-03-31 Marc McClure, San Mateo California, actor (Ross-California Fever)
  • 1957-04-11 John Castellanos, American 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 (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-05-28 Walter R. Tucker III, American politician (Rep-D-California 1993-95), born in Compton, California
  • 1957-07-06 Mario Martinez, US Olympic weightlifter (Olympic-4th-1988), born in Salinas, California
  • 1957-07-09 Kelly McGillis, American actress (Top Gun, Accused, Witness), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1957-07-09 Tim Kring, American writer and producer, born in El Dorado County, California
  • 1957-07-10 Cindy Sheehan, American anti-war and political activist, born in Inglewood, California
  • 1957-07-13 Cameron Crowe, American director, screenwriter, journalist (Rolling Stone), author, and actor (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire, Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Palm Springs, California
  • 1957-07-21 Jon Lovitz, Tarzana California, actor (SNL, League of their Own, Critic)
  • 1957-07-22 Dave Stieb, American MLB pitcher (7-time All Star, Blue Jays), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1957-07-26 Hart Hanson, American television writer and producer, born in Burlingame, California
  • 1957-07-30 Bill Cartwright, American basketball player (NY Knicks, Chicago Bulls), born in Lodi, California
  • 1957-07-31 Dirk Blocker, American actor (Ryan's Four, Brooklyn Nine Nine), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-07-31 Victoria E Cooke, playmate (Aug, 1980), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1957-08-01 Laura Johnson, American 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, American 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
  • 1957-09-14 Tim Wallach, American MLB player (Montreal Expos 1980-1992), born in Huntington Park, California
  • 1957-09-22 Philip Arnold Blackmar, PGA golfer (1988 Provident), born in San Diego, California
  • 1957-10-02 Kimberly Herrin, playmate (March, 1981), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1957-10-08 James DePaiva, American actor (Max Holden-One Life to Live), born in Livermore, California
  • 1957-11-12 Gail Castro, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1991, Olympics 1996), born in Glendale, California
  • 1957-11-24 Chris Hayes, California, rock guitarist (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • 1957-11-24 Denise Crosby, actress (Tasha-Star Trek: Next Gen), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1957-12-12 Sheila E.[scovedo], American singer, drummer and percussionist (Krush Grove, Holly Rock), born in Oakland, California
  • 1957-12-21 Lisa Gerritsen, American actress (Bess-The Mary Tyler Moore Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-01-11 Vicki Peterson, rock guitarist/vocalist (Bangles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-01-19 Thomas Kinkade, artist, born in Sacramento, California (d. 2012)
  • 1958-01-20 Lorenzo Lamas, American actor (Lance-Falcon Crest, California Fever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-01-29 Judy Norton-Taylor, American actress (Mary Ellen - The Waltons), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1958-02-06 Barry Miller, actor (Fame, Peggy Sue Got Married), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-02-07 Michele Drake, La Jolplaymate (May, 1979), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-02-12 Ingrid Klich, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Whittier, California
  • 1958-03-13 Debi Nicolle Johnson, playmate (October, 1984), born in Torrance, California
  • 1958-03-21 Brad Hall, comedian (SNL), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1958-03-29 Victor Salva, American film director (Jeepers Creepers), born in Martinez, California
  • 1958-04-05 Cammie Lusko, Guinness' World Strongest Woman, born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestChrista Johnson

1958-04-25 Christa Johnson, American LPGA golfer (1990 Atlantic City Classic), born in Arcata, California

LPGA Golfer Christa Johnson
LPGA Golfer
Christa Johnson
  • 1958-04-29 Eve Plumb, actress (Jan-Brady Bunch, I'm Gonna Get You Sucka), born in Burbank, California
  • 1958-04-29 Michelle Pfeiffer, American actress (Scarface, Batman Returns, Hairspray), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1958-05-02 Kim Jones, American road runner, born in Sonoma, California
  • 1958-05-10 Ellen Ochoa, PhD/Astronaut (STS 56, 66), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-05-20 Mike Engleman, Sonoma California, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1958-05-30 Ted McGinley, actor (Love Boat, MWC, Dynasty), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1958-06-01 Michael Landau, American session musician, engineer, and record producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-06-27 Jeffrey Lee Pierce, American singer and songwriter (The Gun Club), born in Montebello, California (d. 1996)
  • 1958-06-27 Robert Newman, American actor (Joshua Lewis-Guiding Light), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-07-13 Joy Scott, American jockey, born in California
  • 1958-07-19 David Robertson, American symphony orchestra conductor, born in Malibu, California
  • 1958-08-08 Harry Crosby, actor (Friday the 13th), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-08-17 Belinda Carlisle, (GoGos lead singer, Heaven on Earth), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1958-08-18 Madeleine Stowe, actress (Tropical Snow, Bad Girls), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestTim Burton

1958-08-25 Tim Burton, American film director (Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands), born in Burbank, California

Film Director Tim Burton
Film Director
Tim Burton
  • 1958-09-15 Wendie Jo Sperber, American actress (Wanna Hold Your Hand, Bossom Buddies), born in Hollywood, 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 actor/singer (Hardy Boys, Breaking Away), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-10-01 Michelle Bauer, [Medvitz], California, actress (One Million Heels BC)
  • 1958-10-07 Kim Morris, playmate (Mar, 1986), born in San Diego, California
  • 1958-10-16 Tim Robbins, actor (Bull Durham, Shawshank Redemption), born in West Covina, California
  • 1958-10-20 Eric Scott, actor (Ben in The Waltons), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1958-10-30 Kevin Pollak, comedian (Usual Suspects, Grumpy Old Men), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1958-11-02 Willie McGee, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals, NL MVP-1985), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1958-11-12 Megan Mullally, American actress (Will & Grace), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-11-15 Marty Davis, American tennis star, born in San Jose, California

Person of interestJamie Lee Curtis

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

  • 1958-11-27 Julia Celotto, WPVA volleyballer (Santa Cruz/Pismo-9th-1994), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestDave Righetti

1958-11-28 Dave Righetti, baseball pitcher (Yankees, Giants), born in San Jose, California

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti
  • 1958-11-30 Stacey Q [Stacey Lynn Swain], American singer (Two of Hearts), born in Fullerton, California
  • 1958-12-01 Charlene Tilton, American actress (Lucy Ewing - Dallas), born in San Diego, California
  • 1958-12-11 Nikki Sixx [Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna, Jr.], American musician (Mötley Crüe), born in San Jose, California
  • 1959-01-06 John Singleton, director (Boyz n The Hood), born in Los Angeles, California

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Famous Deaths