Californian History (Part 18)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1701 - 1,800 of 3,114

  • 1961-12-20 Gale Gilbert, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers), born in Red Bluff, California
  • 1961-12-26 Tahnee Welch [La Tahn Renee Welch], American actress (Cocoon), born in San Diego, California
  • 1961-12-28 Heather Hafner, WPVA volleyballer (National-7th-90), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1961-12-31 Rick Aguilera, American baseball pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in San Gabriel, California
  • 1962-01-04 Patrick Cassidy, American actor and composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-01-07 Hallie Todd, American actress (Check is in the Mail), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-01-13 Kevin Mitchell, American baseball outfielder (NL MVP 1989; MLB All Star 1989, 90; SF Giants), born in San Diego, California
  • 1962-01-14 Patricia Morrison [Rainone], American punk rock bassist (Sisters of Mercy-Walk Away, Black Planet), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-01-27 James F Doehring, shot putter (Olympic silver 1992), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1962-01-28 (Leslie Ann) "Sam" Phillips, American singer-songwriter (Martinis & Bikinis; Gilmore Girls; The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), born in Glendale, California
  • 1962-01-30 Mary Kay Letourneau, American convicted statutory rapist, born in Tustin, California
  • 1962-02-05 Jennifer Jason Leigh [Morrow], American actress (Single White Female, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-02-10 Cliff Burton, American bass guitarist (Metallica), born in Castro Valley, California (d. 1986)
  • 1962-02-11 Scott Kolden, American actor (Scott-Me & the Champ), born in Torrance, California
  • 1962-02-18 Julie Strain, American actress (Witchcraft IV), born in Concord, California
  • 1962-02-23 Michael Wilton, American heavy metal guitarist (Queensrÿche), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1962-02-26 Sheila Cornell, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-03-01 Mark Gardner, American baseball pitcher and coach (World Series 2010, 12, 14; SF Giants), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestDarryl Strawberry

1962-03-12 Darryl Strawberry, American MLB right fielder (8-time All Star), born in Los Angeles, California

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • 1962-03-30 M C Hammer [Stanley Kirk Burrell], rapper (Hammer Time), born in Oakland, California
  • 1962-04-07 Bonny Warner, American luger, born in Mount Baldy, California
  • 1962-04-12 Art Alexakis, American musician (Everclear), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-04-16 David Pate, American tennis star, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-04-26 Michael Damian, American actor (Young & Restless) and singer (Rock on), born in San Diego, California
  • 1962-04-27 PattiSue Plumer, American 3k runner (Gold-Seattle '90), born in Covina, California
  • 1962-05-01 Paula Weishoff, American volleyballer (Olympic silver 1984, bronze 1992), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1962-05-12 Mark Bradshaw, Happy Camp California, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-05-18 Mike Whitmarsh, beach volleyballer (Olympic silver 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • 1962-05-29 Eric Davis, American MLB outfielder (3-time Gold Glove 1987-99), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-06-19 Ken Tohill, American jockey, born in Pleasanton, California

Person of interestPaula Abdul

1962-06-19 Paula Abdul, American singer-songwriter, choreographer (Straight Up) and TV personality (American Idol), born in San Fernando, California

Singer & Judge of American Idol Paula Abdul
Singer & Judge of American Idol
Paula Abdul
  • 1962-06-21 Marc Copage, actor (Corey Baker-Julia), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-07-10 Mike Saxon, American NFL punter (Minnesota Vikings), born in Whittier, California
  • 1962-07-12 Stein Jorgesen, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-07-18 Lee Arenberg, American actor (Pintel - Pirates of the Caribbean), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1962-07-18 Jack Irons, American drummer (Red Hot Chilli Peppers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-07-19 Anthony Edwards, American actor (It Takes Two, Dr Greene-ER), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1962-08-02 Cynthia Stevenson, American actress (Bob, Hope & Gloria), born in Oakland, California
  • 1962-08-12 Miss Cleo [Youree Dell Harris], American psychic (Psychic Readers Network), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1962-08-20 Duffy Waldorf Jr, American golfer (4 PGA Tour titles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-08-20 James Marsters, American actor (Spike-Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Greenville, California
  • 1962-08-27 Scott Davis, tennis star, born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1962-09-06 Kevin Willis, American NBA center (Houston Rockets), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-09-11 Kristy McNichol, American actress (Buddy-Family, Barbara-Empty Nest), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-09-26 Melissa Sue Anderson, American actress (Little House on the Prairie), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1962-10-10 Rex J. Walheim, U.S. Air Force officer and NASA astronaut, born in Redwood City, California
  • 1962-10-11 Leslie Landon, American actress (Etta Plum-Little House on Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-10-15 Susan DeMattei, American cyclist (Olympic bronze 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1962-10-16 Durga McBroom, American singer-songwriter (Blue Pearl -"Naked In The Rain"; Pink Floyd; Steve Hackett), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-10-22 Gayle Stammer, Livermore California, beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-10-25 Darlene Vogel, American actress (Pacific Blue), born in Modesto, California
  • 1962-10-28 Daphne Zuniga, actress (Jo Reynolds-Melrose Place, Spaceballs), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1962-10-30 Mark Portugal, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-11-05 Brian Wheat, American rock bassist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1962-11-17 Eric Olson, actor (Apple's Way), born in Santa Monica, California

Person of interestJodie Foster

1962-11-19 Jodie Foster, American actress (The Accused, The Silence of the Lambs), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Jodie Foster
Actress
Jodie Foster
  • 1962-11-27 Mike "Puffy" Bordin, American rock drummer (Faith No More), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1962-12-12 Holly Gagnier, American actress (One Life to Live), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-12-12 Tracy Austin, American tennis player (US Open 1979, 81), born in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California
  • 1962-12-13 Karen Witter, American actress (Tina on One Life to Live) and Playboy playmate (Mar, 1982), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1963-01-06 Norm Charlton, American baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Fort Polk, California
  • 1963-01-20 Scott Fisher, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in San Jose, California
  • 1963-02-10 Lenny Dykstra, American MLB centerfielder (NY Met, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1963-02-12 Brent Jones, American College Football Hall of Fame tight end (Santa Clara Uni; Super Bowl 1988, 89, 95; SF 49ers; Pro Bowl 1992–95; All Pro 1992-94), born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1963-02-13 Roberta Vasquez, American actor and model (November, 1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-02-14 D'Wayne Wiggins, American musician (Tony! Toni! Tone!), born in Oakland, California
  • 1963-03-03 Elizabeth Chavez, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-91), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1963-03-06 Suzanne Crough, American child actress (The Partridge Family), born in Fullerton, California (d. 2015)
  • 1963-03-14 Cyco Mike [Mike Muir], American thrash metal vocalist (Suicidal Tendencies), born in Venice, California
  • 1963-03-20 Kathleen "Kathy" Ireland, American model and actress (Alien From LA, Side Out), born in Glendale, California
  • 1963-03-27 Dave Koz, American jazz saxophonist, born in Encino, California
  • 1963-03-27 Randall Cunningham, American NFL quarterback (Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1963-04-03 Chris Bosio, American baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Carmichael, California
  • 1963-04-04 Jack Del Rio, American football player, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Castro Valley, California
  • 1963-04-11 Chris Ferguson, American professional poker player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-04-21 Ken Caminiti, infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Hanford, California
  • 1963-04-24 Billy Gould, American rock bassist (Faith No More), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-04-24 Joey Vera, American heavy metal rocker (Armored Saint-Aftermath), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-04-27 Schae Harrison, American actress (Darla-Bold & Beautiful), born in Anaheim Hills, California
  • 1963-05-02 Brian Tochi, American actor (Dr Alan Poe-St Elsewhere, Renegades), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-05-15 Grant Herslov, actor (Wayne-Spencer, Under One Roof), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-05-20 Brian Nash, actor (Joel-Please Don't Eat Daisies), born in Glendale, California
  • 1963-05-20 David Wells, American baseball pitcher (perfect game 1998; World Series 1992, 98; MLB All Star 1995, 98, 2000), born in Torrance, California
  • 1963-06-04 Mossimo Giannulli, American fashion designer (founded Mossimo), born in California
  • 1963-06-13 Bettina Bunge, German tennis player (Virginia Slims of California 1983), born in Adliswil, Switzerland

Person of interestHelen Hunt

1963-06-15 Helen Hunt, American actress (Mad About You, As Good as it Gets), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Helen Hunt
Actress
Helen Hunt
  • 1963-06-20 Matt Anger, tennis star, born in Walnut Creek, California
  • 1963-07-01 Roddy Bottum, American rock keyboardist (Faith No More-Real Thing), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-07-03 Don August, American baseball player (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1963-07-08 Bob Ctvrtlik, volleyball outsider (Olympic gold 1988, bronze 1992, 96), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1963-07-12 Norman Alvis, Fair Oaks California, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1963-07-19 Marla Duncan, Miss Northern California fitness (1990), born in Fairfield, California

Person of interestLisa Kudrow

1963-07-30 Lisa Kudrow, American actress (Phoebe Buffay on Friends), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Lisa Kudrow
Actress
Lisa Kudrow
  • 1963-07-30 Monique Gabrielle, American actress (Bad Girls 4, Amazon Women on Moon), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestJames Hetfield

1963-08-03 James Hetfield, American heavy metal rocker (Metallica), born in Downey, California

Metallica Rocker James Hetfield
Metallica Rocker
James Hetfield
  • 1963-08-13 Tigg Ketler, American drummer (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals), born in Chula Vista, California
  • 1963-08-19 John Stamos, Cypress California, actor (General Hospital, Full House)
  • 1963-08-24 John Bush, American heavy metal singer (Armored Saint, Anthrax), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-08-28 Regina Marie Jacobs, 800m/1500m runner (Olympics 10th 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-09-07 Eazy-E [Eric Lynn Wright], American rapper, born in Compton, California (d. 1995)

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Famous Deaths