Brooklyn in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 540

  • 1926-12-21 Joe Paterno, American college hall of football coach (Penn State) and Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of 1986, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1927-01-10 Lee Philips, American actor and director (Peyton Place, Ellery Queen), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1927-03-31 William Daniels, American actor (Dr Mark Craig-St Elsewhere, 1776), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1927-05-30 Dick Noel, American TV host (It's a Small Wonder), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestJerry Stiller

1927-06-08 Jerry Stiller, American comedian (Frank Constanza-Seinfeld), born in Brooklyn, New York

Comedian Jerry Stiller
Comedian
Jerry Stiller
  • 1927-06-12 Henry Slesar, American writer and playwright (The Edge of Night), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1927-07-24 Alex Katz, American artist, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1927-09-19 William Hickey, American actor (Prizzi's Honor, The Nightmare Before Christmas), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1927-12-26 Alan King [Irwin Kniberg], American comedian and actor (Anderson Tapes, Memories of Me), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1928-01-30 Mitch Leigh, American musical composer (Man of La Mancha), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1928-03-11 Albert Salmi, American character actor (Caddyshack, Daniel Boone, 79 Park Avenue), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)
  • 1928-04-04 Bill Ryan, American newscaster (Smithsonian), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1928-04-12 Brooklyn Supreme, Belgian stallion, heaviest known horse (1450 kg)
  • 1928-06-12 Vic Damone [Vito Farinola], American singer (On the Street Where You Live), entertainer, actor and TV presenter (Vic Damone Show), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1928-06-20 Martin Landau, American actor (Mission Impossible, Space 1999, Ed Wood), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1928-07-09 Vince Edwards, American actor, director, and singer (Ben Casey, The Devil's Brigade, Matt Lincoln, Firehouse), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1928-10-12 Al Held, American painter and sculptor (hard edge-style), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1928-10-31 Andrew Sarris, American movie critic (Village Voice), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1929-02-28 John Montague, Irish poet and 1st occupant of the Ireland Chair of Poetry, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1929-03-11 Timothy Carey, American actor (Paths of Glory, The Killing), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1929-03-30 Shirley Stoler, American actress (The Honeymoon Killers, Seven Beauties), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1999)

Person of interestJoe Gallo

1929-04-07 "Crazy" Joe Gallo, American mobster, born in Brooklyn, New York

Gangster Joe Gallo
Gangster
Joe Gallo
  • 1929-04-09 Harvey Lichtenstein, American head of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1929-05-02 Edward Levy, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1929-05-25 Beverly Sills, [Belle "Bubbles" Miriam Silverman], American soprano, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1929-06-28 Don Dubbins, actor (Enchanted Island, Fix), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1929-09-20 Anne Meara, American comedian and actress (Stiller & Meara, Archie's Place, The Other Woman), mother of Ben Stiller, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1929-11-24 Eileen Barton, singer (Broadway Open House), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-01-02 Julius La Rosa, American singer (fired by Arthur Godfrey on the air), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1930-01-06 Vic Tayback, American actor (Mel-Alice, Khan, Portrait of a Stripper), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-01-16 Norman Podhoretz, author/editor (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-04-16 Herbie Mann, jazz flute/sax (Just Wallin'), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-04-17 Albert "Al" Schmitt, American Grammy Award winning recording engineer and record producer (Sam Cooke, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-04-25 Paul Mazursky, American writer/director (Moscow on the Hudson), born in Brooklyn, New York, (d. 2014)
  • 1930-05-11 Stanley L Elkin, American writer/professor (Living End), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-08-01 Julie Bovasso, actress (Willie & Phil, Just Me & You), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-11-05 Herb Edelman, American actor (Good Guys, Strike Force, 9 to 5), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-11-30 G[eorge] Gordon Liddy, Watergate felon and radio host, born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestBob Guccione

1930-12-17 Bob Guccione, American publisher (Penthouse, Omni), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)

Publisher Bob Guccione
Publisher
Bob Guccione
  • 1931-05-03 Joe Layton, American director and choreographer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1931-06-09 Joe Santos, American actor (Rockford Files), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1931-06-21 Lawrence K Grossman, American news president (PBS, NBC-TV), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1931-07-07 Stanley Brock, actor (Ivan-He's the Mayor), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1931-08-01 Ramblin' Jack Elliott, folk singer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1931-11-16 Bob Gibson, folk musician, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1932-04-04 Clive Davis, American record producer and music industry executive, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1932-05-02 Maury Allen, American sportswriter and columnist (New York Post), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1932-07-02 Ken McMillan, American actor (Malone, Concrete Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1932-09-27 Roger C. Carmel, American actor (Harry Mudd-Star Trek, In-Laws), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1932-12-14 Abbe Lane, singer and wife of Xavier Cugat (Xavier Cugat Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1933-02-22 Joseph Lechleider, American electrical engineer (invented DSL /high speed internet technology), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)

Person of interestRuth Bader Ginsburg

1933-03-15 Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, born in Brooklyn, New York

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • 1933-04-01 Stan Weston, US toy licensing agent, had concept for G.I. Joe, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1933-05-28 John Karlen, American actor (Harvey Lacey-Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestJoan Rivers

1933-06-08 Joan Rivers, American comedian and actress (Late Show, Hollywood Squares), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers
  • 1933-06-17 Anthony Bevilacqua, Roman Catholic Cardinal (Philadelphia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1933-07-07 Dick Kallman, American actor (Born to Be Loved, Verboten!), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1933-08-01 Dom DeLuise, American comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1934-04-01 Don Hastings, American actor (Capt Video, Bob-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1934-11-09 Carl Sagan, American astronomer, author, professor (Cosmos, Broca's Brain), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1934-12-30 Joseph Bologna, American actor (Citizen Cohn, My Favorite Year), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-02-15 Susan Brownmiller, feminist author (Against Our Wills), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-06-24 Pete Hamill, journalist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-07-02 Gilbert Kalish, pianist/professor (SUNY Stony Brook), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-07-08 Steve Lawrence, American singer and actor (Go Away Little Girl, Lonely Guy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-08-05 John Saxon, actor (Bees, Nightmare on Elm St, Electric Horseman), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestWoody Allen

1935-12-01 Woody Allen [Allen Konigsberg], American film director and actor (Zelig, Annie Hall), born in Brooklyn, New York

Actor, Screenwriter and Director Woody Allen
Actor, Screenwriter and Director
Woody Allen
  • 1936-03-09 Marty Ingels, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1936-03-27 Malcolm Goldstein, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1936-05-27 Louis Gossett Jr, American actor (Officer & Gentleman, Deep), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1936-09-22 Art Metrano, American comedian (Amy Prentiss, Joanie Loves Chachi), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1936-10-19 Tony Lo Bianco, actor (Ann Jillian Story, Hizzoner!), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestMary Tyler Moore

1936-12-29 Mary Tyler Moore, American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Ordinary People), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)

  • 1937-02-05 Stuart Damon, American actor (Alan Quartermaine-General Hospital), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-03-22 Angelo Badalamenti, American film composer (Twin Peaks, The Straight Story, Blue Velvet, Mulholland Drive), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-05-02 Lorenzo Music, American writer, actor and voice actor (Carlton-Rhoda, Garfield), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1937-06-16 Erich Segal, author (Love Story, Oliver's Story), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-08-01 Alfonse M D'Amato, (Sen-R-NY 1981- ), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-08-21 Robert Stone, American novelist (Dog Soldiers, WUSA), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1937-08-31 Warren Berlinger, actor (Larry-Joey Bishop Shop, Take Two), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestLenny Wilkens

1937-10-28 Lenny Wilkens, NBA Point Guard and Head Coach (Seattle SuperSonics), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Point Guard and Coach Lenny Wilkens
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Lenny Wilkens
  • 1937-11-12 Ina Balin, actress (Danger in Paradise), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-01-21 Wolfman Jack [Robert Weston Smith], American disk jockey (Midnight Special), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1938-02-24 James Farentino, actor (The Final Countdown), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1938-04-03 Jeff Barry, American rock writer (Tell Laura I Love Her), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-05-21 David Groh, American actor (Joe-Rhoda, Don-Another Day), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-08-06 Paul Bartel, director/actor (Eating Raoul), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-08-08 Connie Stevens [Concetta Ingoglia], singer/actress (Hawaiian Eye, Back to Beach), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-09-04 Leonard Frey, American actor (Best of West, Mr Smith), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-09-20 Eric Gale, American jazz guitarist (Negril, Stuff), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1938-11-19 Hank Medress, rocker (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939-02-09 Barry Mann [Imberman], American R&B singer (Who Put the Bomp), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939-03-13 Neil Sedaka, American singer and songwriter (Breaking Up is Hard to Do), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939-05-07 Johnny Maestro, American rock vocalist (Crests-16 Candles, Brooklyn Bridge), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1939-08-13 Saul Steinberg, American businessman, founder of Leasco and CEO of Reliance Insurance Company, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1939-10-20 Jay Siegel, rock bassist (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939-11-18 Brenda Vaccaro, American actress (Cactus Flower, Sara, Paper Dolls), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939-12-17 Novella Nelson, American actress (Antwone Fisher, Purlie, Chiefs), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1940-03-01 Robert Grossman, American illustrator, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1940-03-28 Kevin Loughery, American NBA star and coach (Balt, Philadelphia), born in Brooklyn, New York

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Famous Deaths