Californian History (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 1,928


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1933-10-31 Hobart "Hobie" Alter, American surf and sailing entrepreneur and pioneer who created the Hobie Cat, born in Ontario, California (d. 2014)

  • 1933-11-25 Rene Enriquez, actor (Ray Calletano-Hill Street Blues), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1934-01-03 Carla Hills, American lawyer and politician (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1975-77), born in Los Angeles, California

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1934-01-22 Bill Bixby, actor (Incredible Hulk, My Favorite Martian), born in San Francisco, California

Actor Bill Bixby
Actor
Bill Bixby
  • 1934-02-18 Skip Battin, singer-songwriter (The Byrds), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • 1934-03-31 Richard Chamberlain, American actor (Dr Kildare), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1934-06-26 John V Tunney, American politician (Rep/Sen-D-California), born in New York City
  • 1934-07-28 Norman D Shumway, (Rep-R-California, 1979- )
  • 1934-08-08 Julian C Dixon, (Rep-D-California, 1979- )
  • 1934-09-06 Jody McCrea, American actor (Ben Matheson-Wichita Town), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • 1934-10-21 Jerry Lewis, (Rep-R-California, 1979- )
  • 1934-11-19 Dave Guard, singer-songwriter (The Kingston Trio), born in San Francisco, California (1991)
  • 1934-12-04 Victor French, actor (Highway to Heaven), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1934-12-05 Joan Didion, US author and journalist (The year of Magical Thinking), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1934-12-30 Russ Tamblyn, actor (Win Place or Steal, Twin Peaks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1935-01-20 Joan [Joanie] Weston, American Roller Derby Queen, born in Huntington Beach, California (d. 1997)

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1935-02-14 [Mary] Mickey Wright, LPGA golfer (4 times LPGA champ), born in San Diego, California

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • 1935-02-16 Kenneth Price, ceramic artist and print maker (Hot Bottoms, Tamed), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1935-05-11 Doug McClure, actor (Checkmate, Virginian, Roots), born in Glendale, California
  • 1935-05-27 Lee Meriwether, Miss America (Time Tunnel, Barnaby Jones), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1935-06-24 Terry Riley, Colfax California, composer (Spectra)
  • 1935-06-25 Eddie Floyd, singer/composer (California Girl, Falcons), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1935-08-23 Loren Rush, American composer, born in Richmond, California
  • 1935-08-30 John Phillips, singer/guitarist (Mama & Papas-California Dreaming)
  • 1935-11-10 Pippa Scott, actress (Virginian, Mr Lucky), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1935-11-14 Jakusho Kwong, head of Sonoma Mountain Zen Center, born in Santa Rosa, California
  • 1935-11-24 Ronald V Dellums, (Rep-D-California, 1971- ), born in Oakland, California

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1936-01-06 Darlene Hard, American tennis player, born in Los Angeles, California

Tennis Player Darlene Hard
Tennis Player
Darlene Hard
  • 1936-02-13 Leamon King, Tulare California, 4X100m relayer (Olympic gold 1956)
  • 1936-02-27 Roger M Mahoney, archbishop of Los Angeles (1985- ), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1936-03-05 Dean Stockwell, California, actor (Werewolf of Washington, Blue Velvet)
  • 1936-06-02 Sally Kellerman, actress (M*A*S*H, Back to School), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1936-07-23 Anthony Kennedy, 106th US Supreme Court justice (1988- ), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1936-07-23 Don Drysdale [Donald Scott], Van Nuys, California, American MLB player (LA Dodgers-Cy Young 1962)
  • 1936-08-08 Don Bowden, 1st American to run a sub 4 min mile (1957), born in San José, California
  • 1936-08-16 Gary Clarke, actor (Hondo, Virginian, Michael Shayne), born in Los Angeles, California

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1936-08-18 Robert Redford, American actor (Sting, Candidate, Natural, Great Gatsby), born in Santa Monica, California

  • 1936-10-20 Larry Mowry, PGA golfer (1987 Crestar Pepsi Senior), born in San Diego, California
  • 1936-11-02 Rose Elizabeth Bird, California Supreme Court Justice (1977-87), born in Tucson, Arizona (d. 1999)
  • 1936-11-11 Susan Kohner, actress (Imitation of Life, Gene Krupa Story), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1936-11-14 Cornell Gunther, musician (Coasters-Poison Ivy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1936-12-06 David Ossman, American writer and comedian (The Firesign Theatre), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1936-12-08 David Carradine, actor (Kung Fu, Mean Streets, Kill Bill V.1 & 2), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1936-12-23 James Stacy [ Maurice William Elias], American actor (Lancer), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1937-01-15 Margaret O'Brien, actress (Jane Eyre, Meet Me in St Louis), born in San Diego, California
  • 1937-02-27 Barbara Babcock, actress (Dr Quinn, Dallas, Hill St Blues), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1937-03-16 David Del Tredici, American composer and pioneer of the Neo-Romantic movement (1980 Pulitzer), born in Cloverdale, California
  • 1937-03-21 Tom Flores, NFL quarterback/coach (Raiders), born in Fresno, California
  • 1937-03-23 Craig Breedlove, American race car champion (613 MPH-Spirit of America), born in Los Angeles, California

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1937-04-06 Merle Haggard, country singer (Death Valley Days), born in Bakersfield, California (d. 2016)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard

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1937-04-20 George Takei, actor (Sulu-Star Trek, Green Berets), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1937-06-05 Floyd Butler, American soul singer (Friends of Distinction), born in San Diego, California (d. 1990)
  • 1937-07-05 Brooke Hayward, author (Haywire), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1937-07-23 Bruce Surtees, cinematographer (Dirty Harry, Lenny), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)

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1937-07-29 Charles Schwab, American investor and entrepreneur (Charles Schwab Corporation), born in Sacramento, California

Investor and Entrepreneur Charles Schwab
Investor and Entrepreneur
Charles Schwab
  • 1937-08-03 Diane Wakoski, American poet (Motorcycle Betrayal), born in Whittier, California

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1937-08-08 Dustin Hoffman, American actor (Graduate, Tootsie, Kramer vs Kramer), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1937-09-07 John Phillip Law, actor (Barbarella, Love Machine), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1937-11-03 Lynn Woolsey, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1937-11-20 Jack Linkletter, TV host (Haggis Baggis, Hootenanny), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1937-12-04 Max Baer Jr, actor (Jethro-Beverly Hillbillies), born in Oakland, California
  • 1937-12-08 James MacArthur, actor (Danny Williams-Hawaii 5-0), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-01-13 Billy Gray, actor (Bud-Father Knows Best), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-01-14 Jack Jones, singer (Love Boat Theme), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-01-25 Etta James [Jamesetta Hawkins], American singer (Roll with Me, At Last), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1938-02-03 Victor Buono, SD California, actor (Man from Atlantis, Untouchables)
  • 1938-02-23 Diane Varsi, San Mateo California, actress (Peyton Place)
  • 1938-02-25 Diane Baker, actress (Diary of Anne Frank, Marnie), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1938-04-04 Michael Parks, American actor (Then Came Bronson), born in Corona California (d. 2017)
  • 1938-04-07 Yvonne Lime, actress (Father Knows Best, Dobie Gillis), born in Glendale, California

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1938-04-07 Jerry Brown, Governor of California (D-1975-83, 2011-), born in San Francisco, California

Governor of California Jerry Brown
Governor of California
Jerry Brown
  • 1938-04-30 Gary Collins, actor (6th Sense, Home Show), born in Venice, California (d. 2012)
  • 1938-05-05 Michael Murphy, actor (McCabe & Mrs Miller, Unmarried Woman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-05-11 Carla Bley [Carla Borg], American musician (Escalator Over the Hill), born in Oakland, California
  • 1938-05-13 Buck Taylor, actor (Monroes, Gunsmoke), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1938-08-11 Allegra Kent, ballerina, born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1938-08-15 Maxine Waters, American politician (Rep-D-California), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1938-08-15 Stephen Breyer, American lawyer and Justice of the Supreme Court, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1938-10-24 Fred E Finn, pianist (Mickie Finn's), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1938-10-25 Robert Webster, diver (Oly-gold-1960, 64), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1938-12-21 Larry Bryggman, actor (Dr John Dixon-As the World Turns), born in Concord, California
  • 1938-12-25 Duane Armstrong, American painter (Fields of Grass), born in Fresno California
  • 1938-12-28 Bruce Yarnell, actor (Outlaws), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1939-03-27 Jay C Kim, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1939-06-09 Charles Webb, American writer (The Graduate), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1939-07-15 Patrick Wayne, actor (Rounder, Shirley, Beyond Atlantis), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1939-09-05 John Stewart, American rocker (Kingston Trio-Fire in the Wind), born in San Diego, California
  • 1939-09-09 Howard P McKeon, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1939-09-12 Henry A Waxman, (Rep-D-California, 1975-86)
  • 1939-09-29 Larry Linville, Ojai California, actor (Frank Burns-M*A*S*H, Blue Movie)
  • 1939-10-01 George Archer, PGA golfer (1969 Masters Bing Crosby), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1939-12-01 Dianne Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-01-05 Dany Saval, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot), born in Oakland, California
  • 1940-01-27 James Cromwell, American actor (Babe, The Green Mile), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-01-29 Katharine Ross, American actress (Graduate, Francesca-Colbys), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1940-03-10 Dean Torrence, surf music singer (Jan & Dean-Little Old Lady), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-03-15 Phil Lesh, [Chapman], American rock bassist (Grateful Dead), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1940-03-24 Bob Mackie, Monterey Parks California, designer (Streisand, Cher)
  • 1940-03-26 Nancy Pelosi, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1940-06-02 Christopher Bernau, actor (Guiding Light), born in Santa Barbara, California

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