New Jersey in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 398

  • 1941-03-04 John Aprea, actor (Lucas-Another World, The Godfather Part II), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1941-06-10 Shirley Owens Alston, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1941-06-23 Richard M. Richie Roberts, American former Marine and New Jersey Police Detective, Criminal Defense Attorney
  • 1941-08-03 Beverly Lee, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy), born in Passaic, New Jersey

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1941-08-03 Martha Stewart, American business magnate and TV personality who founded Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, born in Jersey City, New Jersey

Business Magnate and TV Personality Martha Stewart
Business Magnate and TV Personality
Martha Stewart

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1941-08-22 Bill Parcells, NFL coach (NY Giants, NY Jets, NE Patriots), born in Englewood, New Jersey

NFL Coaching Legend Bill Parcells
NFL Coaching Legend
Bill Parcells
  • 1941-10-07 Larry Young [Khalid Yasin], American jazz musician (Unity), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1978)
  • 1941-10-13 Paul Simon, singer/actor (Kodachrome, 1 Trick Pony), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1942-04-23 Sandra Dee, [Zuck], actress (Gidget, Imitation of Life), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • 1942-05-23 Zalman King, Trenton, New Jersey, actor and director (Wild Orchid), (d. 2012)
  • 1942-08-14 Sandy Gilmour, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • 1942-09-11 Lola Falana [Loletha Elayne], American singer and actress (Golden Boy, A Man Called Adam), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1942-09-24 Phyllis "Jiggs" Allbut Meister, rocker (Angels), born in Orange, New Jersey

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1942-10-02 Steve Sabol, American filmmaker (35 Emmy awards, founder of NFL Films), born in Moorestown, New Jersey (d. 2012)

American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Steve Sabol
American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Steve Sabol
  • 1942-11-25 Tracey Walter, actor (Best of the West), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1943-02-09 Joe Pesci, actor (Half Nelson, Goodfellas), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1943-03-09 Trish Van Devere, [Patricia Dressel], Tenafly New Jersey, actress (Changeling)
  • 1943-04-24 Richard Sterban, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1943-09-30 Marilyn McCoo, host/singer (Solid Gold, 5th Dimension), born in Jersey City, New Jersey

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1943-11-07 Michael Spence, American economist and Nobel Prize laureate, born in Montclair, New Jersey

Economist Michael Spence
Economist
Michael Spence
  • 1944-01-10 Frank Sinatra Jr, American singer/bandleader (Golddigers), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2016)

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1944-03-28 Rick Barry, Basketball forward (NY Nets, Golden State Warriors), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey

NBA Small Forward Rick Barry
NBA Small Forward
Rick Barry
  • 1944-04-19 Bernie Worrell, US keyboardist (Funkadelic-Cosmic Slop), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • 1944-05-04 Peggy Santiglia, Belleville, New Jersey, American singer-songwriter (Angels)
  • 1944-07-23 Dino Danelli, rock drummer (Fotomaker, Young Rascals), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1944-08-16 Dick Zimmer, (Rep-R-New Jersey)

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1944-09-25 Michael Douglas, American actor (Coma, Wall St, Jewel of the Nile), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey

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1944-11-17 Danny Devito, American actor (Taxi, Ruthless People, Twins), born in Neptune Township, New Jersey

  • 1945-02-02 Ronnie Goodson, American singer (Hi-Lites), born in New Jersey (d. 1980)
  • 1945-04-02 Linda Hunt, actress (Bostonians, Eleni, Silverado), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1945-08-02 Joanna Cassidy [Joanna Virginia Caskey], American actress (Blade Runner, Under Fire), born in Haddonfield, New Jersey
  • 1945-08-18 Sarah Dash, rock vocalist (Patti LaBelle & Bluebirds), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1945-09-12 Richard Thaler, American economist (nudge theory, Nobel Prize 2017), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1945-09-22 Paul LeMat, Rahway, New Jersey, American actor (American Graffiti, Melvin and Howard)
  • 1946-07-31 Karen Zerby, American religious leader, born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1946-09-26 Andrea Dworkin, American radical feminist, born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • 1946-09-28 Herbert Jefferson Jr, actor (Battlestar Galactica), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1947-08-26 Candy Moore, American actress (Lunch Wagon, Tomboy & Champ), born in Maplewood, New Jersey
  • 1947-12-07 Vincent Baggetta, actor (Lou-Chicago Story), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1947-12-11 Tom Fuccello, actor (Dave-Dallas), born in Newark, New Jersey

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1948-01-10 Donald Fagen, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Steely Dan-Peg), born in Passaic, New Jersey

Singer Donald Fagen
Singer
Donald Fagen
  • 1948-04-13 Amy Robinson, writer/actress (Mean Streets), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1948-05-14 Walter Olkewicz, actor (Last Resort, Wizards & Warriors), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • 1948-09-06 Claydes Charles Smith, guitarist (Kool & The Gang), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • 1948-09-20 George R. R. Martin, American fantasy and sci-fi author (A Song of Ice and Fire), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • 1949-01-02 Christopher Durang, playwright/actor (Sister Mary), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • 1949-02-09 Judith Light, (Angela-Who's the Boss, 1 Life to Live), born in Trenton, New Jersey

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1949-06-22 Meryl Streep, American actress (French Lieutenant's Woman, Sophie's Choice), born in Summit, New Jersey

Actress Meryl Streep
Actress
Meryl Streep
  • 1949-07-10 Mark Shera, actor (SWAT, Barnaby Jones), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • 1949-09-07 Gloria Gaynor, disco singer (I Will Survive), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1949-09-23 Bruce Springsteen [The Boss], American singer, songwriter and rock musician (Born to Run, Born in the USA), born in Long Branch, New Jersey
  • 1949-11-30 Arthur Lee Washington Jr, murderer (FBI Most Wanted), born in Neptune Township, New Jersey
  • 1950-02-06 Rich Glover, American NFL player, born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • 1950-05-14 Mark Blum, actor (Worth Winning, Blind Date, Presidio), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1950-09-18 Mike Hossack, rock drummer (Doobie Brothers), born in Patterson, New Jersey (d. 2012)

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1950-11-28 Ed Harris, American actor (Right Stuff, Swing Shift, Walker, Coma), born in Englewood, New Jersey

Actor Ed Harris
Actor
Ed Harris
  • 1951-02-20 Kathy Baillie, country vocalist (Baille Boys-Oh Heart), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1951-06-17 Joe Piscopo, comedian (SNL, Miller Lite commercials), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1951-08-26 Robert G Torricelli, (Rep-D-New Jersey, 1983- )
  • 1951-09-12 Joe Pantoliano, actor (Finelli Boys, Fugitive), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1951-10-03 Kathryn Sullivan, Paterson NJ, geologist and astronaut (1st American woman to walk in space), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1951-10-30 Frank Pallone Jr, (Rep-D-New Jersey)

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1952-03-14 Martin Dempsey, American General, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (2011-), born in Jersey City, New Jersey

Army General Martin Dempsey
Army General
Martin Dempsey
  • 1952-05-11 Darrow Igus, comedian (Fridays, Roll Out), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1952-07-14 Joel Silver, producer (Warriors, Xanadu, Die Hard), born in South Orange, New Jersey
  • 1952-10-08 Clifford Adams, American trombone player, born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 2015)
  • 1952-10-16 Cordell "Boogie" Mosson, American musician (Parliament-Funkadelic collective), born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 2013)
  • 1952-12-21 Dennis Boutsikaris, actor (Batteries Not Included), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1953-03-06 Jackie Zeman, actress (Bobbie-General Hospital), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1953-03-26 Michael Bonagura, country singer (Baille & Boys-Oh Heart), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1953-10-14 Greg Evigan, actor (BJ-BJ & the Bear, Melrose Place), born in South Amboy, New Jersey
  • 1954-01-19 Cindy Sherman, American photographer and director, born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey
  • 1954-02-18 John Travolta, American actor (Grease, Pulp Fiction), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1954-05-19 Rick Cerone, catcher (Yankees/Red Sox/Mets/Expos), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1954-07-22 Al Di Meola, American jazz guitarist, born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1954-10-22 Carla Dunlap, bodybuilder (Pumping Iron 2), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1954-12-18 Ray Liotta, actor (Goodfellas), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1954-12-29 Glenn Myernick, US soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1955-05-23 Dean Friedman, American singer-songwriter (Ariel), born in Paramus, New Jersey
  • 1955-09-22 John Brennan, American Director of the CIA, born in North Bergen, New Jersey
  • 1955-10-12 Pat DiNizio, rock vocalist (The Smithereens), born in Scotch Plains, New Jersey
  • 1956-02-03 Nathan Lane, actor (One of the Boys, Frankie & Johnnie), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1956-06-02 Mark L Polansky, pilot/astronaut, born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1956-07-29 Patti Scialfa, American singer (As Long as I Can Be), wife to Bruce Springsteen, born in Deal, New Jersey

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1956-09-16 David Copperfield [Kotkin], American magician, born in Metuchen, New Jersey

  • 1956-09-22 Debby Boone, American singer (You Light Up My Life), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • 1957-03-12 Jerry Levine, actor (Born on 4th of July), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • 1957-08-04 Robert E Andrews, (Rep-D-New Jersey)
  • 1957-08-11 Richie Ramone [Richard Reinhardt], American rock drummer (Ramones), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1958-02-16 Ice-T [Tracy Marrow], American rapper and actor (New Jack City, Tank Girl, Crazy Six), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1958-03-03 Bob Bradley, soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • 1958-07-30 Richard Burgi, actor (Chad Rollo-Another World), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • 1959-05-07 Michael E. Knight, actor (All My Children), born in Princeton New Jersey

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1959-07-11 Richie Sambora, American guitarist (Bon Jovi) and boyfriend of Cher and Heather Locklear, born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Rock guitarist Richie Sambora
Rock guitarist
Richie Sambora

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1959-07-26 Kevin Spacey, American actor (American Beauty, House of Cards), born in South Orange, New Jersey

  • 1959-09-23 Jason Alexander, [Greenspan], actor (George-Seinfeld), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1959-12-31 Bebe Neuwirth, American actress (Lilith in Cheers, Damn Yankees), born in Princeton New Jersey
  • 1960-01-07 David Marciano, American actor (Det Ray Vecchio-Due South), born in Newark New Jersey
  • 1960-01-23 Misha Mck, American actress (Gerri-Me & Mrs C), born in East Orange New Jersey
  • 1961-03-08 Camryn Manheim, American actress (The Practice), born in Caldwell, New Jersey

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