Californian History (Part 6)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 1,928

  • 1940-06-13 Bobby Freeman, American singer (Do You Want to Dance), born in Northern California (d. 2017)
  • 1940-06-14 Ben Davidson, actor (Rhino-Ball Four, Code R), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1940-06-14 Bill Baker, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1940-06-14 Jack Bannon, actor (Art in Lou Grant, Trauma Center), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-07-04 Karolyn Grimes, American actress (It's a Wonderful Life, The Bishop's Wife), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1940-07-05 Arthur Blythe, American jazz saxophonist, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)
  • 1940-07-10 Mills Watson, actor (Harper Valley PTA, BJ & Bear), born in Oakland, California
  • 1940-07-18 James Brolin, actor (Dr Kiley-Marcus Welby, Peter-Hotel), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-08-06 Louise Sorel, actress (BS I Love You, Crimes of Passion), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-08-19 Jill St John, [Oppenheim], actress (Diamonds are Forever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-09-02 Beverly Sanders, actress (Lotsa Luck, CPO Sharkey), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1940-09-12 Linda Gray, actress (Sue Ellen Ewing-Dallas), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1940-09-12 Susan Sennett, actress (Big Bad Mama), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1940-09-13 Gene Page, arranger and composer (Righteous Brothers, Marvin Gaye), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1998)
  • 1940-09-19 Bill Medley, American singer-songwriter (The Righteous Brothers), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1940-10-03 Alan O'Day, rocker, born in Hollywood, California (d. 2013)

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1940-11-27 Bruce Lee [Lee Yuen Kam], Chinese-American martial artist and actor (Enter the Dragon), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1973)

Karate Star/Actor Bruce Lee
Karate Star/Actor
Bruce Lee
  • 1940-12-10 William Fred Dempster, crew member (Biosphere 2), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1941-01-04 Maureen Reagan, 1st daughter of Ronald and Jane Wyman, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-01-14 Marjoe Gortner, actor (Speak Up America, Falcon Crest), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1941-02-06 Gigi Perreau, actress (Journey to Center of Time), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-03-15 Mike Love, California, rock saxophonist/vocalist (Beachboys-In My Room)
  • 1941-03-17 Paul Kantner, rock singer/guitarist (Jefferson Airplane), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2016)
  • 1941-04-03 Jan Berry, American rock and roll vocalist (Jan and Dean-Dead Man's Curve), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-04-08 Peggy Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-04-11 Frederick "Rick" Hauck, astr (STS-7, STS 51-A, STS-26), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1941-05-12 Anthony Newman, harpsichordist/organist (Bhajeb), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-06-12 Lucille Roybal-Allard, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1941-07-22 Susie M Berning, LPGA golfer (US Women's Open-1972, 73), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1941-07-24 Barbara Love, american soul singer (Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-07-26 Darlene Love [Wright], American singer (He's a Rebel), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-08-02 Doris Coley, American singer (The Shirelles), born in Goldsboro, California (d. 2000)
  • 1941-08-04 Quincey Daniels, American boxer (Olympic bronze 1960), born in San Diego, California
  • 1941-08-14 David Crosby, rocker (Crosby, Stills & Nash-Southern Cross), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-08-25 Shirley Carter Burden, patrician, born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 1996)
  • 1941-09-08 Donald "Dante" Drowty, American singer (The Evergreens), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-09-17 Robert T Matsui, (Rep-D-California, 1979- )
  • 1941-09-20 John A Wismont Jr, California, watercolor painter (over 50,000)
  • 1941-09-21 Tony Moon, American rock songwriter (Dante & the Evergreens), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-10-02 Ron Meagher, American rock bassist (The Beau Brummels), born in Oakland, California

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1941-11-02 Dave Stockton, American golfer and two-time PGA Champion (1970, 1976), born in San Bernardino, California

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton

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1941-11-09 Tom Fogerty, American rocker (Creedence Clearwater Revival), born in Berkeley, California (d. 1990)

Rocker Tom Fogerty
Rocker
Tom Fogerty
  • 1941-11-13 Dack Rambo, American actor (Guns of Will Sonnett, Dallas), born in Earlimart, California (d. 1994)
  • 1941-11-17 Gene Clark, rock vocalist/guitarist (Byrds), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-11-19 Dan Haggerty, actor (Grizzly Adams), born in Hollywood California, (d. 2016)
  • 1941-11-20 Gary Karr, double-bassist (Oslo Philharmonic), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-12-09 Beau Bridges, actor (Hotel New Hampshire, 5th Musketeer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-01-01 Country Joe McDonald, California, rock guitarist/vocalist (& the Fish)
  • 1942-01-05 Cliff Potts, actor (Ted-Lou Grant), born in Glendale, California
  • 1942-01-08 Yvette Mimieux, American actress (Time Machine, Where the Boys Are), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-01-19 Shelley Fabares, American actress (Donna Reed Show, Coach), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1942-04-12 Frank Bank, actor (Lumpy-Leave it to Beaver), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1942-06-01 Tom Mankiewicz, screenwriter (Diamonds are Forever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-06-20 Brian Wilson, vocalist (Beachboys-In My Room), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1942-06-24 Michele Lee, actress/singer (Karen-Knots Landing, Love Bug), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-06-27 John Howard McGuire, American composer, born in Artesia, California
  • 1942-07-01 AndraĆ© Crouch, American gospel singer (The Color Purple, The Lion King), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2015)
  • 1942-08-22 Kathy Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1942-08-24 Joe Chambers, rock guitarist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-08-27 Daryl Dragon, American keyboardist (Captain & Tennille), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1942-09-04 Bob Filner, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1942-09-08 Sal Valentino [Salvatore Willard Spampinato], American rock musician (the Beau Brummels), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1942-09-16 Dennis Conner, American sailor (America's Cup skipper 1974, 1980, 1987, 1988), born in San Diego, California
  • 1942-09-17 Beverly Aadland, Errol Flynns last girlfriend, born in Hollywood, California
  • 1942-09-26 Kent McCord, actor (Officer Jim Reed- "Adam 12"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-10-11 Victor H Fazio, (Rep-D-California, 1979- )
  • 1942-10-27 Lee Greenwood, American country singer (God Bless the USA), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-11-02 Stefanie Powers, American actress (Girl From UNCLE, Hart to Hart), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1942-11-20 Bob Einstein, American comedian (Officer Judy, Super Dave Osborne), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-12-02 Bob E Smith, PGA golfer (1993 Yanase Cup), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1942-12-26 Gray Davis, former Governor of California
  • 1942-12-30 Fred Ward, SD California, actor (Chain Reaction, Thunderheart, Equinox)
  • 1943-01-07 Jim Lefebvre, Hawthorne California, baseball manager (Seattle Mariners)
  • 1943-01-13 Richard Moll, American actor (Night Court, House, Dungeonmaster, Survivor), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1943-01-24 Julie Bennett, actress (Hey There It's Yogi Bear), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1943-02-04 Cheryl Miller, Sherman Oaks California, actress (Paula-Daktari, Born Free)
  • 1943-02-08 Creed Bratton, California, rock guitarist (Grass Roots-Sooner or Later)
  • 1943-02-09 Squire Fridell, actor (Rosetti & Ryan), born in Oakland, California
  • 1943-02-26 Bob "Bear" Hite, California, vocalist (Canned Heat-Going Up the Country)
  • 1943-02-26 Paul Cotton, rocker (Poco), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943-03-10 Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Body Talk, Star Trek), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943-03-14 Jim Pons, bassist (Turtles, Mothers of Invention), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1943-04-07 Roberta Shore, Monterrey Park, California, actress/singer (Virginian)
  • 1943-04-20 Edie Sedgwick, actress (Ciao Manhattan) and socialite, born in Santa Barbara, California (d. 1971)
  • 1943-05-12 Linda Dano, actress (Felicia Gallant-Another World), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943-05-31 Sharon Gless, American actress (Chris Cagney-Cagney & Lacey), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943-06-02 Charles Haid, actor (Andy Renko-Hill St Blues, Altered States), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1943-06-15 Aron Kincaid, actor (Warren-Bachelor Father, Ski Party), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943-06-20 Andy Etchebarren, baseball catcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Whittier, California
  • 1943-07-22 Bobby Sherman [Robert Cabot Sherman Jr.], American actor/singer (Here Comes the Brides), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1943-07-31 Sab Shimono, Japanese-American actor (Jackie Chan Adventures), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1943-08-04 Michael J McCulley, Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS-34), born in San Diego, California
  • 1943-08-04 Tina Cole, singer (King Cousins)/actress (Katie-My 3 Sons), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1943-08-05 Sammi Smith, American country music singer (Help Me Make It Through the Night), born in Orange County, California (d. 2005)
  • 1943-08-23 Bobby Diamond, actor (Duncan Gillis-Dobie Gillis), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943-08-24 John Cipollina, American rock guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1989)
  • 1943-09-24 Lee Aaker, actor (Rusty-Rin Tin Tin), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943-09-25 John Locke, American rock keyboardist (Spirit-I Got A Line on You), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2006)
  • 1943-10-21 Ron Elliott, musician (The Beau Brummels), born in Healdsburg, California

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1943-11-22 Billie Jean King, American tennis pro (Wimbledon 1968, 72, 73, 75), born in Long Beach, California

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

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