Californian History (Part 7)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,928

  • 1943-12-04 Patti Chandler, California, actress (Bikini Beach)
  • 1943-12-20 Angel Tompkins, Albany California, actress (Gloria-Search) [or 12/29/49]
  • 1943-12-23 Harry Shearer, actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-02-02 Katherine Crawford, actress (Gemini Man, Captains & Kings), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-02-22 Robert Kardashian, American lawyer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • 1944-02-25 Karen Grassle, American actress (Caroline-Little House on Prairie), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1944-03-05 Paul Sands, comedian and actor (SCTV, Story Theater, St Elsewhere), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-03-07 Elton Gallegly, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1944-03-28 Ken Howard, American actor (Ken - The White Shadow), born in El Centro California (d. 2016)
  • 1944-04-05 Nicholas Caldwell, Rhythm and Blues singer (Whispers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)

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1944-05-14 George Lucas, American director (Star Wars, Indiana Jones), born in Modesto, California

Film Director George Lucas
Film Director
George Lucas
  • 1944-05-18 Albert Hammond, rocker (It Never Rains In Southern California ), born in London
  • 1944-06-04 Michelle Phillips, singer/actress (Mamas & Papas), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1944-06-06 Peter Albin, rocker (Big Brother & Holding Co), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1944-06-11 James "Ox" D A van Hoften, astronaut (STS 11, STS 20), born in Fresno, California
  • 1944-06-18 Rick Griffin, American artist and a leading designer of psychedelic posters in the 1960s (Grateful Dead), born in Palos Verdes, California (d. 1991)
  • 1944-07-08 Jeffrey Tambor, actor (Jeffrey-Ropers, Larry Sanders), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1944-07-31 Geraldine Chaplin, actress (Doctor Zhivago, 3 Musketeers), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1944-08-09 Sam Elliott, actor (Big Chill, Fatal Beauty), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1944-08-13 Kevin Tighe, actor (Newsie, Another 48 Hours, K-9), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-08-14 Robyn Smith Astaire [Melody Dawn Miller], American jockey, wife of Fred Astaire, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1944-08-25 Sherley Anne Williams, American poet and novelist (Dessa Rose), born in Bakersfield, California
  • 1944-09-01 Leonard Slatkin, American conductor (Detroit Symphony), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-09-03 Gary Leeds, rocker (Walker Brothers), born in Glendale, California
  • 1944-09-04 Jennifer Salt, actress (Sisters, Soap, Wedding Party), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-09-05 Rod Arrants, American actor (Vamping, Ape, Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-09-06 Linda Kaye Henning, American actress (Betty Joe-Petticoat Junction), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-10-24 Ted Templeman, American musician and record producer, born in Santa Cruz, California
  • 1944-11-17 Tom Seaver, American MLB pitcher (NY Met, 300 game winner, Cy Young '69 '73 '75), born in Fresno, California
  • 1944-11-30 Rob Grill, rock bassist/vocalist (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-12-10 Tisha Sterling, actress (Coogan's Bluff), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1944-12-21 Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (NY Phil Young People), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-12-31 Taylor Hackford, American director (Devil's Advocate, Ray), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1945-01-14 Vonetta McGee, American actress, born in San Francisco, California, (d. 2010)
  • 1945-02-12 Cliff De Young, actor (F/X, Hunger, Shock Treatment), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-03-08 Micky Dolenz, actor (Circus Boy)/singer (Monkees), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-03-15 Tracy Smith, long-distance runner, born in Altadena, California)
  • 1945-03-28 Chuck Portz, bassist (Turtles-Happy Together), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1945-04-13 Tony Dow, American actor and director (Wally-Leave it to Beaver), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1945-05-06 Richard Eyers, American actor (My Friend Irma, Stagecoach West), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-05-20 Wally Herger, (Rep-R-California)
  • 1945-05-21 Richard Hatch, American actor (Battlestar Galactica), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2017)
  • 1945-05-28 John Fogerty, American rocker (Creedence Clearwater Revival), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1945-05-30 Steve Smith, American singer (Lawrence Welk Show), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1945-06-11 Adrienne Barbeau, actress (Maude, Swamp Thing), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1945-06-19 Tim Hovey, actor (Queen Bee, Toy Tiger, Man Afraid), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-06-28 Jane Harmon, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1945-07-06 Burt Ward, [Gervis], actor (Robin-Batman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-07-15 Peter Lewis, rock guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-07-20 Kim Carnes, rock vocalist (Bette Davis Eyes), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1945-08-12 Ron Mael, American songwriter, composer and record producer (Sparks), born in Culver City, California
  • 1945-08-14 Brenda Benet, actress (Lee-Days of Our Lives, Beach Ball), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1945-08-21 Jerry DaVanon, American baseball player, born in Oceanside, California
  • 1945-09-08 Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, California, rocker (Grateful Dead)
  • 1945-09-19 Randolph Mantooth, actor (Emergency, Loving), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1945-09-23 Paul Petersen, actor (Jeff Stone-Donna Reed Show), born in Glendale, California
  • 1945-09-25 Kathleen Brown, state treasurer (D-California, 1991- )
  • 1945-09-27 Kay Ryan, American poet (Hide and Seek), born in San Jose, California
  • 1945-11-08 Don Murray, American drummer (The Turtles), born in Glendale, California (d. 1996)
  • 1945-11-24 Lee Michaels, rocker (Do You Know What I Mean), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-12-13 Kathy Garver, American actress (Cissy in Family Affair), born in Long Beach, California

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1946-01-05 Diane Keaton, American actress (Annie Hall, Little Drummer Girl), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Diane Keaton
Actress
Diane Keaton
  • 1946-01-08 Robby Krieger, American guitarist (Doors-Light My Fire), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-01-16 Michael L Coats, Capt USN/astr (STS 41-D, 29, 39), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1946-02-01 Bart Braverman, actor (Bobby-Vega$, Roy-New Odd Couple), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-02-08 "Fito" Adolpho De La Parra, rocker (Canned Heat-Hot Money), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-02-14 Tina Aumont, actress (Master of Love, Casanova), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1946-02-23 Rusty Young, California, rock steel guitarist (Poco- In the Heat of the Night)
  • 1946-03-01 Lana Wood, [Svetlana Gurdin], (Diamonds are Forever), born in Santa Rosa, California

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1946-03-12 Liza Minnelli, American singer/actress (Sterile Cuckoo, Cabaret), born in Hollywood, California

Singer & Actress Liza Minnelli
Singer & Actress
Liza Minnelli
  • 1946-03-14 Steve Kanaly, actor (Fleshburn, Ray Krebbs-Dallas), born in Burbank, California
  • 1946-03-17 Harold Brown, rock drummer (War-Summer, Galaxy), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1946-03-26 Johnny Crawford, actor (Mark-The Rifleman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-05-07 Bill Kreutzmann, American rock drummer (Grateful Dead), born in Palo Alto, California

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1946-05-20 Cher [Cherilyn Sarkisian], American singer and actress (I Got You Babe, Jack Lalane, Mask), born in El Centro, California

Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
Cher
  • 1946-05-30 Candy Lightner, American political activist/founder (MADD), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1946-06-01 Carol Neblett, American soprano (Met and City Opera), born in Modesto, California (d. 2017)
  • 1946-06-05 Frederick "Freddie" Stone, American rock guitarist (Sly & The Family Stone), born in Vallejo, California
  • 1946-06-15 Judy Pace, actress (Young Lawyers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-07-04 Michael Milken, partner (Intl Capital Access Group), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-07-06 Fred Dryer, Hawthone California, NFLer (NY Giants, LA Rams)/actor (Hunter)
  • 1946-07-07 Joe Spano, actor (Henry Goldblume-Hill St Blues), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1946-07-22 Danny Glover, actor (Lethal Weapon, Operation Dumbo Drop), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1946-07-27 Gwynne Gilford, actress (Linda Harris-Waverly Wonders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-08-05 Erika Slezak, actress (Viki-One Life to Live), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1946-08-14 Susan Saint James, [Miller], actress (Kate & Allie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-08-25 Larry LaRocco, American politician (Rep-D-Idaho), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-09-01 Greg Errico, American drummer (Sly & Family Stone-Stand!), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1946-09-04 Gary Duncan, [Grubb], rock guitarist (Quicksilver), born in San Diego, California
  • 1946-09-04 Greg Elmore, rock drummer (Quicksilver), born in San Diego, California
  • 1946-09-22 Daniel E "Dan" Lungren, (Rep-R-California, 1979-88)
  • 1946-10-16 Suzanne Somers, San Bruno California, actress (3's Company, Step by Step)
  • 1946-10-17 Bob Seagren, Pomona California, actor (Soap)/pole vaulter (Olympic gold 68)
  • 1946-10-17 James Ray Tucker, American rock guitarist (Turtles-Eleanor), born in Los Angeles, California

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1946-11-06 Sally Field, American actress (Forrest Gump, Gidget, Flying Nun), born in Pasadena, California

Actress Sally Field
Actress
Sally Field
  • 1946-11-13 Al Luginbill, American football coach (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Pomona, California
  • 1946-11-15 Janet Lennon, Culver City California, singer (Lennon Sisters)
  • 1946-12-08 John Rubinstein, actor/composer (Family, Boys from Brazil), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-12-14 Stan Smith, Pasadena, California, American tennis champ (Wimbledon 1972, US Open-1971)
  • 1946-12-21 Carl Wilson, rock vocalist and guitarist (Beach Boys), born in Hawthorne California (d. 1998)

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