Californian History (Part 6)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 2,445


Person of interestElizabeth Montgomery

1933-04-15 Elizabeth Montgomery, US actress (Samantha/Serena-Bewitched), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1933-04-24 Patricia Bosworth, American actor, journalist, writer, and biographer, born in Oakland, California
  • 1933-04-29 Rodney "Rod" McKuen, American poet, singer-songwriter and actor (Jean, Alone, Beatsville), born in Oakland, California (d. 2015)
  • 1933-06-20 Brett Halsey, actress (Paul-Follow the Sun), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1933-07-27 Nick Reynolds, American folk musician (The Kingston Trio), born in San Diego, California (d. 2008)
  • 1933-07-30 Edd "Kookie" Byrnes, American actor (77 Sunset Strip, Jack the Ripper), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1933-08-05 Joan Weldon, actress (So This is Love, Them), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1933-08-16 Julie Newmar, actress (Catwoman-Batman, Living Doll), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1933-08-17 Glenn Corbett [Glen Edwin Rothenburg], El Monte, California, American actor (Route 66, Shenandoah)
  • 1933-08-17 Kenny Sears, American NBA player (NY Knicks), born in Watsonville, California (d. 2017)
  • 1933-08-23 Pete Wilson, American politician (36th Governor of California), born in Lake Forest, Illinois
  • 1933-09-14 Harve Presnell, American actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in Modesto, California (d. 2009)

Person of interestHobart "Hobie" Alter

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

Person of interestBill Bixby

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
  • 1934-06-07 Samuel Lipman, American pianist and music critic, born in Los Gatos, California (d. 1994)
  • 1934-06-26 John V Tunney, American politician (Rep/Sen-D-California), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • 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)
  • 1934-09-17 Maureen Connolly, American tennis player (1st woman Grand Slam 1953), born in San Diego, California (d. 1969)
  • 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, American 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)

Person of interestMickey Wright

1935-02-14 Mary "Mickey" Wright, American golfer (2nd most LPGA Tour wins: 82), 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, American singer and composer (California Girl, Falcons), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1935-07-25 Larry Sherry, American baseball player, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2006)
  • 1935-08-23 Loren Rush, American composer, born in Richmond, California
  • 1935-08-30 John Phillips, American singer and guitarist (Mama & Papas-California Dreaming), born in Parris Island, South Carolina (d. 2001)
  • 1935-09-30 Johnny Mathis, voclaist (Chances Are, 12th of Never), born in San Francisco, California
  • 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

Person of interestDarlene Hard

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)
  • 1936-04-26 Doug Sax, American mastering engineer (Bob Dylan, The Doors, Pink Floyd, Ray Charles), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 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], American MLB player (LA Dodgers-Cy Young 1962), born in Van Nuys, California (d. 1993)
  • 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

Person of interestRobert Redford

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 and coach (Raiders), born in Fresno, California
  • 1937-03-23 Craig Breedlove, American auto racer (600.601 mph-Spirit of America Sonic I), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestMerle Haggard

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

Person of interestGeorge Takei

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

  • 1937-05-02 Ted [Samuel Frederick ] Dabney, American engineer, founder of Atari (Pong), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2018)
  • 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, American cinematographer (Dirty Harry, Lenny), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)

Person of interestCharles Schwab

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

Person of interestDustin Hoffman

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

  • 1937-09-01 Al Geiberger, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1966, 1st sub-60), born in Red Bluff, California
  • 1937-09-07 John Phillip Law, American 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, American 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, actor (Man from Atlantis, Untouchables), born in San Diego, California
  • 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
  • 1938-04-03 Phil Rodgers, American golfer (5 PGA Tour wins), born in San Diego, California (d. 2018)
  • 1938-04-07 Yvonne Lime, actress (Father Knows Best, Dobie Gillis), born in Glendale, California

Person of interestJerry Brown

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
  • 1938-04-11 Michael Deaver, Reagan Administration Deputy White House Chief of Staff, born in Bakersfield, California (d. 2007)
  • 1938-04-30 Gary Collins, actor (6th Sense, Home Show), born in Venice, California (d. 2012)
  • 1938-05-03 Chris Cannizzaro, American baseball player, born in Oakland, California (d. 2016)
  • 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
  • 1938-07-20 Natalie Wood [Natasha Gurdin], American actress (Gypsy, Rebel Without a Cause, West Side Story), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1981)
  • 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

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