Californian History (Part 19)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1801 - 1,900 of 3,066

  • 1963-12-18 Lori McNeil, American tennis player (1995 Oakland doubles), born in San Diego, California
  • 1963-12-20 Karen Moncrieff, American actress (Xtro 3, Days of Our Lives), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1963-12-24 Jay Bilas, American basketball analyst, born in San Pedro, California
  • 1963-12-29 Sean Payton, American NFL coach (Super Bowl 2009, New Orleans Saints; AP Coach of the Year 2006; 'Bountygate'), born in San Mateo, California

Mike Pompeo

1963-12-30 Mike Pompeo, American politician, US Secretary of State (2018-), born in Orange, California

  • 1963-12-31 Ed Simmons, American NFL tackle (Washington Redskins), born in French Camp, California
  • 1964-01-03 Cheryl Miller, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward, coach and broadcaster (Olympic gold 1984; USC; TNT), born in Riverside, California

Nicolas Cage

1964-01-07 Nicolas Cage, American actor (Moonstruck, Leaving Las Vegas), born in Long Beach, California

  • 1964-01-13 Penelope Ann Miller, American actress (Awakenings; Chaplin; Kindergarten Cop), born in Los Angeles, California

Mariska Hargitay

1964-01-23 Mariska Hargitay, American actress (Law and Order: Special Victims Unit), born in Santa Monica, California

  • 1964-01-26 Cathy Podewell, American actress (Cally Harper Ewing-Dallas), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1964-01-27 Bridget Fonda, American actress (Scandal, Single White Female), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-01-31 Jeff Hanneman, American rock guitarist (Slayer), born in Oakland, California (d. 2013)
  • 1964-02-05 Jim Pugh, American tennis player (8 x Grand Slam doubles titles; world #1 doubles 1989), born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • 1964-02-06 Skip Ewing, American country vocalist (Coast of Colorado), born in Redlands, California
  • 1964-02-07 Cynthia "Sippy" Woodhead, swimmer (Olympic silver 1984), born in Riverside, California
  • 1964-02-14 Darrick Brilz, American NFL offensive lineman (Cin Bengals), born in Richmond, California
  • 1964-04-04 Robbie Rist, American actor (Oliver-Brady Bunch) and musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-04-05 Robert "Bob" Kaehler, Burlingame California, rower (Olympic 5th 1992, 96)
  • 1964-04-12 Mike Macfarlane, American baseball catcher (KC Royals), born in Stockton, California
  • 1964-04-14 Allen James, American 50K walker (Olympics 24th-92, 96), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1964-04-17 Lela Rochon, American actress (Robin Stokes-Waiting to Exhale), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-04-26 Tod Bass, American actor (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-05-06 Dana Hill [Goetz], American actress (2 of Us, Shoot the Moon), born in Van Nuys California,
  • 1964-05-08 Cheryl Richardson, American actress (Jennie-General Hospital), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1964-05-08 Melissa Gilbert, American actress (Little House on the Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-05-11 Katie Wagner, American TV personality, model, entertainment reporter (MTV), and daughter of actor Robert Wagner, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-05-12 Joy Ellen Kitzmiller, US badminton player (Olympic-92), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-06-17 Diane Murphy, American actress (Tabitha Stevens in Bewitched), born in Encino, California
  • 1964-06-17 Erin Murphy, American actress (Tabitha Stevens in Bewitched), born in Encino, California
  • 1964-06-20 Paul Goydos, American golfer (4th 59 in PGA history 2010), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1964-06-20 Michael Landon Jr., American actor (Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie), born in Encino, California
  • 1964-06-21 Doug Savant, American actor (Matt Fielding-Melrose Place), born in Burbank, California
  • 1964-06-25 John McCrea, American singer and musician (Cake), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1964-06-28 Tommy Lynn Sells, American serial killer, born in Oakland, California (d. 2014)
  • 1964-06-29 Wendy Kilbourne, American actress (Devon-Midnight Caller), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-07-02 DeAnne Hemmens, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1964-07-02 Doug Benson, American comedian (The LEGO Batman Movie), born in San Diego, California
  • 1964-07-03 Gary Ryan [Moss], American rock bassist (Joan Jett & The Blackhearts), born in California
  • 1964-07-04 Cle Kooiman, American soccer player, born in Ontario, California

Courtney Love

1964-07-09 Courtney Love, American muscian (Hole), and actress (People vs Larry Flynt), born in San Francisco, California

  • 1964-07-09 Ronnie Grandison, American NBA forward (NY Knicks), born in Los Angeles, California

Barry Bonds

1964-07-24 Barry Bonds, American baseball left fielder (MLB home-run record [762], 7 x NL MVP), born in Riverside, California

  • 1964-08-03 Kevin Elster, American baseball infielder (Texas Rangers), born in San Pedro, California
  • 1964-08-08 Anastasia Ashman, American writer and digital strategist (GlobalNiche), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1964-08-10 Andy Stankiewicz, infielder (NY Yankees, Montreal Expos), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1964-08-13 Hank Cheyne, American actor (Sunset Beach), born in Santa Maria, California
  • 1964-08-21 Trinity Loren, American adult film actress and model, born in La Jolla, California (d. 1998)
  • 1964-08-24 Pebbles [Perri Reid (née McKissack)], American pop singer ("Girlfriend"), minister, and gospel singer, born in Oakland, California
  • 1964-08-25 Marti Noxon, American television writer and producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-09-07 Eazy-E [Eric Lynn Wright], American rapper (N.W.A.), born in Compton, California (d. 1995)
  • 1964-09-26 Ty Miller, American actor (The Kid-Young Riders), born in Granada Hills California
  • 1964-10-04 Mark McLemore, American MLB baseball player, 1986-2004 (California Angels, Texas Rangers, and 5 other teams), and broadcaster (Texas Rangers), born in San Diego, California
  • 1964-10-13 Chris Gwynn, American baseball outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-10-13 Christopher Judge, American-Canadian actor (Stargate SG-1), born in Los Angeles, California

Kamala Harris

1964-10-20 Kamala Harris, American lawyer and politician (Vice President United States 2021-present; 1st African-American, Asian-American attorney general of California, born in Oakland, California

  • 1964-10-28 Griffin O'Neal, American actor (April Fools Day, Wraith), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-11-02 Kevin Gogan, American NFL guard (Pro Bowl 1994, 97-98; Super Bowl 1992-93, Dallas Cowboys), born in Pacifica, California
  • 1964-11-06 Erik Kramer [William Erik Kramer], American former NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears), born in Encino, California
  • 1964-11-07 Dana Plato, American actress (Kimberly-Diff'rent Strokes), born in Maywood, California (d. 1999)
  • 1964-11-08 Chuck Cecil, American NFL safety (Houston Oilers), born in Red Bluff, California
  • 1964-11-09 John Joseph Thomas, American actor (Young Dan'l Boone), born in Arcadia, California
  • 1964-11-10 Keith Lockhart, American baseball infielder (KC Royals), born in Whittier, California
  • 1964-11-26 Al Smith, American NFL linebacker (Pro Bowl 1991, 92; All-Pro 1992; Houston Oilers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-12-02 Chip Hale, American baseball infielder, coach and manager (Minnesota Twins; Arizona Diamondbacks; Washington Nationals), born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1964-12-08 Teri Hatcher, actress (Lois & Clark, Desperate Housewives), born in Sunnyvale, California
  • 1965-01-09 Eric Erlandson, American rock guitarist (Hole), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965-01-11 Karl Van Calcar, 3k steeplechase, born in Torrance, California
  • 1965-01-19 Ricky Reynolds, American NFL cornerback (NE Patriots), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1965-01-20 Brad Brink, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Roseville, California
  • 1965-01-20 Greg K. [Kreisel], American rock bassist (The Offspring, 1984-2018), born in Glendale, California
  • 1965-01-26 Kevin McCarthy, American politician (Rep-R-California 2007-), born in Bakersfield, California
  • 1965-02-01 Brandon Lee, American actor (Showdown in Little Tokyo), born in Oakland, California (d. 1993)
  • 1965-02-03 Kathleen Kimont, actress (Fraternity Vacation, Renegade), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965-02-13 Stephen Manley, American actor (Donny-Married the 1st Year), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965-02-17 Michael Bay, American film director (Armageddon, Pearl Harbor), born in Los Angeles, California

Dr. Dre

1965-02-18 Dr. Dre [Andre Romelle Young], American rapper & record producer (Still D.R.E., The Next Episode), born in Compton, California

  • 1965-03-06 Tammy Liley, volleyball mid blocker/capt (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1965-03-07 Steve Beuerlein, American NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars, Car Panthers), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1965-03-31 Patty Fendick, American tennis player (Australian Open doubles 1991), born in Sacramento, California

Rodney King

1965-04-02 Rodney King, African American motorist beaten by LA cops, born in Sacramento, California (d. 2012)

  • 1965-04-09 Mark Pellegrino, American actor (Lucifer-Supernatural), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965-04-12 Tom O'Brien, American actor and director, born in Burbank, California
  • 1965-04-15 Anthony Miller, American NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos, Dallas Cowboys), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965-04-19 Marion "Suge" Knight, American record producer, and label executive (Death Row Records), born in Compton, California
  • 1965-04-25 Eric Avery, American musician (Jane's Addiction, Deconstruction, Polar Bear), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965-05-13 Natalie Massenet, entrepreneur and founder of Net-a-Porter, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965-05-19 Joshua Beckett [Joshua Rifkind], American actor (Marshall Chronicles), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1965-05-24 Chris Jorgis, American badminton player (Olympic-92), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1965-05-25 Mark Knight, American rock guitarist (Bang Tango - "Dancin' On Coals"), born in California
  • 1965-05-27 Todd Bridges, actor (Diff'rent Strokes, Fish), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1965-06-04 Kurt Stillwell, infielder (Texas Rangers), born in Glendale, California
  • 1965-06-11 Joe Cain, American NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965-06-12 Cindy Lee Berryhill, American singer and songwriter (Baby), born in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, California
  • 1965-06-15 Carrie Mitchum, actress (Donna-Bold & Beautiful), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965-06-17 Kami Cotler, American actress (The Waltons - "Elizabeth"), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1965-06-17 Mike Magnante, American baseball pitcher (KC Royals), born in Glendale, California
  • 1965-06-23 John "Chip" McKibben II, Balboa Island California, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965-07-03 Greg Vaughn, American baseball outfielder (MLB All-Star 1993, 96, 98, 2001); Silver Slugger Award 1998; Milwaukee Brewers), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1965-07-10 Scott McCarron, American golfer (Senior Players C'ship 2017), born in Sacramento, California

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