New Jersey in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 398 of 398

  • 1961-03-17 Dana Reeve, American actress and wife of Christopher Reeve, born in Teaneck, New Jersey (d. 2006)

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1961-05-13 Dennis Rodman, NBA forward (Chicago Bulls), born in Trenton, New Jersey

Basketball Player Dennis Rodman
Basketball Player
Dennis Rodman
  • 1961-09-01 Bam Bam Bigelow, WWF wrestler (Wrestlemania XI), born in Secaucus, New Jersey

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1961-09-18 James Gandolfini, American actor (The Sopranos), born in Westwood, New Jersey (d. 2013)

  • 1961-09-23 Elizabeth Peña, American actress (La Bamba, Jacob's Ladder), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, (d. 2014)
  • 1961-11-01 Anne Donovan, basketball player (Olympic gold 1984), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • 1962-01-16 Maxine Jones, American R&B singer (En Vogue), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1962-02-04 Clint Black, American country vocalist (Killin' Time, A Better Man), born in Long Branch, New Jersey
  • 1962-05-26 Genie [Eugenie] Francis, actress (General Hospital, Bare Essence), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1962-07-25 Mike Buncic, discus thrower, born in Patterson, New Jersey
  • 1962-08-01 Joetta Clark, 800m runner (Olympic-1992), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1962-08-25 David Packer, American actor (Almost Heroes), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1962-09-06 Chris Christie, US politician (Governor of New Jersey (R) 2010-), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1962-12-24 Michael Ray, American jazz trumpeter, born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1963-01-13 Tim Patrick Kelly, guitarist (Slaughter-Stick it Live), born in Trenton, New Jersey

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1963-08-09 Whitney Houston, American singer (One Moment in Time, Bodyguard), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2012)

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston
  • 1963-12-20 Pam Casale, tennis player (Marco Island finals 1985), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1964-01-05 Ted Harris Poley, rocker (Danger Danger-Screw It), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1964-02-21 Mark E Kelly, Lt USN/astronaut, born in Orange, New Jersey

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1964-02-21 Scott Kelly, American astronaut, born in Orange, New Jersey

Astronaut Scott Kelly
Astronaut
Scott Kelly
  • 1964-03-30 Ian Ziering, American actor (Beverly Hills 90210), born in West Orange, New Jersey
  • 1964-09-15 Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein [Paul Caiafa], American musician, former guitarist for horror punk band The Misfits, born in Lodi, New Jersey
  • 1964-09-16 David Michael Sabo, rocker (Skid Row-Psycho Love), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey

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1964-09-28 Janeane Garofalo, American comedienne (SNL, Truth about Cats & Dogs), born in Newton, New Jersey

Stand-Up Comedian Janeane Garofalo
Stand-Up Comedian
Janeane Garofalo
  • 1965-01-09 Carin Garbarra, soccer forward (Olympics-96), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1965-05-18 Erik Hanson, MLB pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Kinnelon, New Jersey
  • 1965-06-24 Patrick Jeffrey, diver (Olympics-5th-96), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1965-12-12 Laurie Grover-Tavares, American biathelete (Olympics-1994), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1966-01-08 Maria Pitillo, Mahwah, New Jersey, American actress (Ryan's Hope, Natural Born Killers)
  • 1966-08-23 Laura Richmond, American playmate (Sep, 1988), born in Fort Dix, New Jersey
  • 1967-05-11 Eric Young, infielder (Colorado Rockies), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • 1967-08-23 Karen Noble, LPGA golfer (1995 Dinah Shore-32nd), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1967-09-28 Mira Sorvino, American actress (Quiz Show, Norma Jean & Marilyn), born in Tenafly, New Jersey
  • 1968-05-24 Jerry Dipoto, pitcher (NY Mets), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1968-07-02 Mike Lee, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Tommy Armour Tour), born in Neptune Township, New Jersey
  • 1968-07-03 Jeff Phillips, actor (Hart Jessup-Guiding Light), born in Westwood, New Jersey
  • 1968-09-09 Thomas P Auth, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1968-10-13 Tisha Campbell, actress (Gina-Martin, House Party), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1968-12-05 Lisa Marie [Sliwa], actress (Mars Attack), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • 1969-03-07 Brian Jamieson, rower (Olympics-silver-1996), born in Livingston, New Jersey

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1969-04-06 Paul Rudd, American actor (Clueless, The 40-Year-Old Virgin), born in Passaic, New Jersey

Actor Paul Rudd
Actor
Paul Rudd
  • 1969-04-27 Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, New Jersey
  • 1969-06-11 Peter Dinklage, American actor (Games of Thrones), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1969-07-19 David Goldsmith, actor (Eric-Models Inc), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • 1969-09-15 DJ Kay Gee [Kier Gist], American musician (Naughty by Nature), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1969-12-09 Greg[ory] Klingsporn, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1969-12-23 Martha Byrne, actress (Lily-As the World Turns), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • 1969-12-24 Kenny "Damn" Kelly, rapper (Riff-Judy had a Boyfriend), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1970-01-16 Ron Villone, pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Englewood, New Jersey

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1970-03-18 Queen Latifah, American rapper and actress (Khadijah James-Living Single), born in Newark, New Jersey

Singer, Rapper, & Actress Queen Latifah
Singer, Rapper, & Actress
Queen Latifah
  • 1970-05-24 Tommy Page, Glenridge, New Jersey, American singer (I'll Be Your Everything)
  • 1970-08-18 Malcolm Jamal Warner, actor (Theodore-Cosby Show), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1970-09-09 Dan Miceli, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1970-10-02 Kelly Ripa, actress (Hayley Vaughan-All My Children), born in Statford, New Jersey
  • 1970-10-12 Karen Courtland, pairs skaters (Olympics-1994), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1970-10-26 Tom Vano, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics-96), born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • 1971-06-28 Bobby Hurley, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1971-07-05 Donna Faber, tennis star, born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1971-12-19 Amy Locane, actress (Andrea-Spencer, Sandy-Melrose Place), born in Trenton, New Jersey

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1972-02-22 Michael Chang, American tennis star (1989 French Open), born in Hoboken, New Jersey

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Michael Chang
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Michael Chang

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1972-03-06 Shaquille O'Neal, NBA center (Magic, Lakers, Oly-gold-96), born in Newark, New Jersey

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal
  • 1972-03-18 Reince Priebus [Rheinhold Priebus], American lawyer and political opertative (Trump Chief of Staff (Jan-Jul 2017), born in Dover, New Jersey
  • 1972-05-21 Liliko Ogasawara, middleweight judoka (Olympics-96), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1972-07-20 Vitamin C [Colleen Ann Fitzpatrick], American singer, born in Old Bridge, New Jersey
  • 1973-04-18 James "Jamie" Koven, rower (Olympics-5th-1996), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1973-06-14 Michael Cade, American actor (Sylvester Winkle-California Dreams), born in New Jersey
  • 1973-08-01 Gregg Berhalter, soccer defender (Olympics-gold-96), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1973-08-02 Kia Goodwin, actress (Tiffany Holloway-227), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • 1973-08-10 Jessica Grieco, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1973-08-22 Jennifer Makris, Miss USA-New Jersey (1997, top 10)

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1974-06-26 Derek Jeter, American baseball shortstop (NY Yankees, Rookie of Year 1996), born in Pequannock, New Jersey

Baseball Player Derek Jeter
Baseball Player
Derek Jeter

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1975-04-06 Zach Braff, American actor (Dr. John Dorian-Scrubs), born in South Orange, New Jersey

Actor Zach Braff
Actor
Zach Braff

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1975-05-26 Lauryn Hill, American singer-songwriter (The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill), born in East Orange, New Jersey

Singer-Songwriter Lauryn Hill
Singer-Songwriter
Lauryn Hill
  • 1976-05-14 Terrance Cauthen, lightweight boxer (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1976-05-23 Melanie Joyce Bell, Miss America-New Jersey (1997), born in Vernon, New Jersey
  • 1976-07-08 Staci Wilson, soccer defender (Olympics-96), born in Livingston, New Jersey

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1977-04-09 Gerard Way, American singer-songwriter (My Chemical Romance), born in Summit, New Jersey

Singer-Songwriter Gerard Way
Singer-Songwriter
Gerard Way

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1977-04-23 Kal Penn, American actor (Dr. Lawrence Kutner-House, The Namesake) and civil servant, born in Montclair, New Jersey

Actor Kal Penn
Actor
Kal Penn
  • 1978-05-12 Jason Biggs, American actor (American Pie), born in Pompton Plains, New Jersey

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1978-06-19 Zoe Saldana, American actress (Avatar, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl), born in Passaic, New Jersey

Actress Zoe Saldana
Actress
Zoe Saldana
  • 1978-12-02 Jason Collins, American NBA player (New Jersey Nets), 1st NBA to come out as gay, born in Northridge, California
  • 1979-04-09 Keshia Knight Pulliam, actress (Rudy-Crosby), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1979-06-12 Wil Horneff, actor (Ghost in the Machine, Sandlot), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1979-09-23 Bryant McKinnie, NFL Offensive Tackle (Minnesota Vikings), born in Woodbury, New Jersey
  • 1980-04-01 Bryan Buffinton, actor (Bill Lewis Jr-Guiding Light), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • 1980-06-23 Melissa Rauch, actress (The Big Bang Theory), born in Marlboro Township, New Jersey
  • 1980-09-10 [Michael] Mikey Way, American musician (My Chemical Romance), born in Kearny, New Jersey

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1981-01-10 Jared Kushner, American real estate developer and advisor to Donald Trump, born in Livingston, New Jersey

Son-in-law and Adviser to Donald Trump Jared Kushner
Son-in-law and Adviser to Donald Trump
Jared Kushner
  • 1981-08-24 Mercedes Scelba-Shorte, American model, born in New Jersey

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1982-04-30 Kirsten Dunst, American actress (Interview with the Vampire, Spider-Man), born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey

Actress Kirsten Dunst
Actress
Kirsten Dunst
  • 1982-07-28 Tom Pelphrey, American actor, born in Howell Township, New Jersey
  • 1982-08-19 Melissa Fumero [Gallo], American actress (Brooklyn Nine Nine), born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey
  • 1984-03-12 Shareefa [Faradah Cooper], American R&B singer, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1985-02-02 Melody Gardot, American jazz singer, born in New Jersey
  • 1987-01-11 Scotty Cranmer, American professional BMX rider, born in Jackson Township, New Jersey
  • 1993-03-04 Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston & Bobby Brown, born in Livingstone, New Jersey (d.2015)
  • 2000-06-09 Laurie Hernandez, American gymnast (Olympic team gold, individual silver 2016), born in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey
  • 2002-09-08 Gaten Matarazzo, American actor (Stranger Things), born in Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

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Famous Deaths