Connecticut in History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 415

  • 1953-04-27 Arielle Dombasle, American-French singer and actress, born in Norwich, Connecticut
  • 1953-09-06 Katherine Cannon, American actress (Father Murphy, Survivors), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1953-11-18 Kevin Nealon, American actor (SNL, Hot Shot, Coneheads), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1953-12-30 Daniel T Barry, PhD/MD/astronaut (STS 72), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1954-03-23 Geno Auriemma, Italian-born American basketball coach (Connecticut Huskies), born in Montella, Italy
  • 1954-04-02 Ron Palillo, American actor (Arnold Horshack-Welcome Back Kotter), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2012)
  • 1955-01-09 Michiko Kakutani, American literary critic, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1955-01-13 Jay McInerney, American novelist (Bright Lights, Big City), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1955-03-13 Glenne Headly, actress (Dick Tracy, Making Mr Right), born in New London, Connecticut
  • 1955-05-19 Pierre J Thuot, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 36, 49, 62), born in Groton, Connecticut
  • 1955-05-29 Mike Porcaro, American rock bassist (Toto, 1982-2007 "Stranger In Town"), born in South Windsor, Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • 1955-06-21 David Marshall Grant, American actor (Legs, French Postcards), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • 1955-07-09 Fred Norris [Nukis], American comedy writer (Howard Stern Show), singer, guitarist, and actor, born in Willimantic, Connecticut
  • 1955-09-02 Linda Purl, actress (Gloria-Happy Days, Matlock), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1955-09-13 Joe Morris, American jazz, avant-garde, and improvisational guitarist, banjolele player ("Today On Earth"), and educator (New England Conservatory), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1955-11-30 Kevin Conroy, American actor (Tour of Duty: Batman- The Animated Series), born in Westport, Connecticut (d. 2022)
  • 1956-07-17 Robert Romanus, American actor, born in West Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1957-03-31 Mary Cadorette, East actress (Vicky-3's a Crowd), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1957-05-24 John G. Rowland, American politician (86th Governor of Connecticut), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1957-08-28 Daniel Stern, American actor (City Slickers, Wonder Years), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • 1957-09-08 Heather Thomas, American actress (Jody-Fall Guy, Coed Fever), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1957-09-17 William De Acutis, American actor (9½ Weeks, Other People's Money), born in Fairfield, Connecticut (d. 1991)
  • 1958-02-06 Bill Dawley, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1983), born in Norwich, Connecticut
  • 1958-05-12 Kim Greist, American actress (CHUD, Brazil, Payoff, Manhunter), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • 1958-07-23 Ken Green, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Danburry, Connecticut
  • 1958-10-15 Jayne Modean, American actress (Nurse Hooter-Trauma Center), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1959-08-21 Bud Schultz, American tennis star, born in Meriden, Connecticut
  • 1959-11-03 Timothy Patrick Murphy, American actor (Dallas; Glitter), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1960-02-11 Richard Mastracchio, American astronaut, born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1961-07-27 Daniel C. Burbank, American astronaut, born in Manchester, Connecticut
  • 1961-10-07 Tony Sparano, American football coach (Miami Dolphins 2008-11; Oakland Raiders 2014), born in West Haven, Connecticut (d. 2018)
  • 1961-10-22 Barbara Potter, American tennis player (6 WTA singles titles, 19 doubles), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1961-10-26 Dylan McDermott, American actor (The Practice, American Horror Story), born in Waterbury, Connecticut

Meg RyanMeg Ryan (61 years old)

1961-11-19 American actress (When Harry Met Sally; Sleepless in Seattle; Kate & Leopold), born in Fairfield, Connecticut

  • 1962-01-22 Robert Mailhouse, American actor (Brian-Days of our Life), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1962-04-14 James Carpenter, American fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in Canton, Connecticut
  • 1962-07-23 Eriq La Salle, American actor (Dr Peter Benton-ER), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1962-08-10 Suzanne Collins, American author (The Hunger Games Trilogy), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1963-01-04 Linda Muri, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Killingly, Connecticut
  • 1963-01-19 Michael Adams, American NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1963-02-23 Debbie Kruck, Ms. Fitness USA (1994), born in Danbury, Connecticut
  • 1963-06-07 Gordon Gano, American musician (Violent Femmes), born in Connecticut
  • 1963-08-09 Lonnie Quinn, American actor (Will Cooley in All My Children), born in Cheshire, Connecticut
  • 1964-01-10 Karen Josephson, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1992), born in Bristol, Connecticut
  • 1964-01-10 Sarah Josephson, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1992), born in Bristol, Connecticut
  • 1964-01-24 Rob Dibble, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1964-04-20 John Carney, American football placekicker (San Diego Chargers), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1964-06-22 Amy Brenneman, actress (Janice-NYPD Blue), born in New London, Connecticut
  • 1964-12-26 Elizabeth Kostova, American author (The Historian), born in New London, Connecticut
  • 1965-02-22 Chris Dudley, American NBA center, 1987-2003 (NY Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers, and 3 other teams), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • 1965-03-27 Johnny April, American bass guitarist (Staind - "It's Been A While"), born in Enfield, Connecticut
  • 1965-04-27 Courtenay Becker-Dey, American Europe class sailor (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1965-06-23 Dawn Whiteham, bodybuilder (Penthouse Nov 1995), born in New London, Connecticut
  • 1965-07-16 Charles Smith, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1965-12-14 Lawrence Clay-Bey, American super heavyweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1966-04-02 Bill Romanowski, American NFL linebacker (Super Bowl 1988, 89 SF 49ers; 97, 98 Denver Broncos; Pro Bowl 1996, 98), born in Rockville, Connecticut
  • 1966-08-02 Joseph Wanag, American judoka (Olympic-92), born in Wilton, Connecticut
  • 1966-09-25 Todd Philcox, American NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1967-01-14 Terry Wooden, American NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks, KC Chiefs), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1967-04-17 Liz Phair, American musician and songwriter (Exile In Guyville), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1967-05-05 Charles Nagy, American baseball pitcher (Olympic gold 1988; MLB All-Star 1992, 96, 99; Cleveland Indians), born in Fairfield, Connecticut
  • 1967-05-28 Kari Wuhrer, American actress (Eight Legged Freaks), born in Brookfield, Connecticut
  • 1967-06-07 Sarah Malin, actress (Stephane Prescott-Another World), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1967-09-26 Craig Janney, American NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1967-12-15 Mo Vaughn, American baseball first baseman (MLB All-Star 1995, 96, 98; AL MVP 1995; Boston Red Sox), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1968-03-15 Mark McGrath, American rock singer (Sugar Ray - "Every Morning"), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1968-05-17 Dave Abbruzzese, American drummer (Pearl Jam), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • 1968-11-24 Dawn Robinson, American singer (En Vogue), born in New London, Connecticut (or 1965)
  • 1969-04-14 Brad Ausmus, American catcher (Detroit Tigers), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1969-04-25 Jon Olsen, American 100m freestyle/400m/800m medley (Olymp-gold-1992, 96), born in New Britain, Connecticut
  • 1969-07-18 Elizabeth Gilbert, American author (Eat Pray, Love), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1969-09-07 Darren Bragg, American outfielder (Seattle Mariners), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1969-11-05 Jennifer Guthrie, American actress (General Hospital, 1990-91; Parker Lewis Can't Lose), born in Willimantic, Connecticut
  • 1970-07-21 Steven "Scrappy" Segaloff, rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1970-09-04 Dave Buchwald, American hacker and filmmaker, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1971-01-12 Scott Burrell, American NBA guard/forward (Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Hornets), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1971-04-14 Peter Gibson, American writer, born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1971-08-01 Julia Chilicki, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Somers, Connecticut
  • 1971-09-08 Brooke Burke, American model and TV personality (Wild On!), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1972-01-06 Willie Clark, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1972-04-10 Sue Merz, American ice hockey defenseman (Olympics 1998), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1972-05-04 Gretchen Ulion, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Marlborough, Connecticut
  • 1972-09-06 Anika Noni Rose, American actress (Dreamgirls) and singer, born in Bloomfield, Connecticut
  • 1972-09-06 Dylan Bruno, American actor (Numb3rs), born in Milford, Connecticut
  • 1972-11-08 Gretchen Mol, American actress, born in Deep River, Connecticut

Sarah RaffertySarah Rafferty (50 years old)

1972-12-06 American actress (Donna-Suits; Chicago Med), born in New Canaan, Connecticut

Seth MacFarlaneSeth MacFarlane (49 years old)

1973-10-26 American animator, television producer (American Dad!, Family Guy) and filmmaker (Ted), born in Kent, Connecticut

Stephenie MeyerStephenie Meyer (48 years old)

1973-12-24 American author (Twilight Saga), born in Hartford, Connecticut,

  • 1974-04-05 Mike DuHaney, soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1974-04-16 Mat Devine, American singer (Kill Hannah), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1974-04-17 James Hamilton, American football linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1974-08-01 Chris Shinn, American singer and songwriter (Live, 2012-16; Unified Theory, 1998-2001), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1974-11-07 Tarek Saleh, American football linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Woodbridge, Connecticut
  • 1975-04-10 Chris Carrabba, American rock singer and guitarist (Dashboard Confessional - "Stolen"; "Vindicated"), born in West Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1976-01-08 Carl Pavano, American baseball player, born in New Britain, Connecticut
  • 1976-04-03 Keith Closs, American basketball center (LA Clippers), born in Hartford, Connecticut

Jonathan BrandisJonathan Brandis (1976-2003)

1976-04-13 American actor (seaQuest DSV - "Lucas Wolenczak"), born in Danbury, Connecticut

  • 1976-08-11 Will Friedle, American actor (Eric-Boy Meets World, Gift of Love), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1976-08-20 Chris Drury, American ice hockey player (NY Rangers), born in Trumbull, Connecticut
  • 1976-10-13 Ed Ellis, American football tackle (New England Patriots), born in Hamden, Connecticut

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