Brooklyn in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 726

  • 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, American actress (Willie & Phil, Just Me & You), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1930-09-08 Robert W. Firestone, American author and clinical psychologist, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-11-30 G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate felon and radio host, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2021)
  • 1930-12-08 John Morressy, American sci-fi author (Starbrat, Greymantle, Kingsbane), 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, American actor (UHF, Hard to Kill, Ivan-He's the Mayor), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1931-08-01 Ramblin' Jack Elliott, American folk singer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1931-11-16 Bob Gibson, American folk musician, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1932-01-12 John Berg, American art director (Columbia Records, 1961-85), winner of 4 Grammy Awards for album art, born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 2015)
  • 1932-04-04 Clive Davis, American record producer and music industry executive, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1932-04-09 Paul Krassner, American comic strip cartoonist (MAD Magazine) and founder (Yippies), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1932-05-02 Maury Allen, American sportswriter and columnist (New York Post), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1932-06-12 Rona Jaffe, American novelist (Mazes & Monsters), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1932-07-02 Kenneth McMillan, American actor (Malone, Concrete Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1932-08-01 Meir Kahane, American founder of the Jewish Defense League, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)
  • 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, American 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, American jurist and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1993-2020), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2020)

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)
  • 1933-07-01 Sam Rutigliano, American NFL coach and broadcaster (Cleveland Browns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1933-07-07 Dick Kallman, American actor (Born to Be Loved, Verboten!), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1933-07-12 Donald E. Westlake, American author (The Hunter), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1933-08-01 Dom DeLuise, American comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1933-11-05 Herb Edelman, American actor (Good Guys, Strike Force, 9 to 5), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1934-04-01 Don Hastings, American actor (Capt Video, Bob-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1934-04-19 Dickie Goodman, American parody singer (Flying Saucer), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1934-10-03 Benjamin Boretz, American composer, 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
  • 1935-01-09 Earl G. Graves, Sr., American businessman & publisher, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-02-15 Susan Brownmiller, feminist author (Against Our Wills), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-04-18 Paul A. Rothchild, American record producer (produced Janis Joplin's final album Pearl), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)
  • 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 [Sidney Leibowitz], American singer and actor (Go Away Little Girl, Lonely Guy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-08-05 John Saxon, American actor (Bees, Nightmare on Elm St, Electric Horseman), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2020)

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

Person of interestSandy Koufax

1935-12-30 Sandy Koufax, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (7 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1955, 59, 63, 65; perfect game 1967; Cy Young Award 1963, 65, 66; Triple Crown 1963, 65, 66; LA Dodgers), born in Brooklyn, New York

Baseball Pitcher Sandy Koufax
Baseball Pitcher
Sandy Koufax
  • 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
  • 1936-06-06 Richard Green, American sexologist, lawyer, and author who advocated for gay and transsexual rights, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2019)
  • 1936-06-30 Dave Van Ronk, American folk singer and songwriter, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1936-07-19 Connie Kurtz, American Gay Rights advocate, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2018)
  • 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
  • 1937-06-28 Richard Bright, American actor (Al Neri-Godfather), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1937-08-01 Al D'Amato, American lawyer and politician (U.S. Senator from NY), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-08-21 Robert Stone, American novelist (Dog Soldiers, WUSA), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1937-08-29 James Florio, American politician (49th Governor of New Jersey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 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 [Joel Adelberg], American pop songwriter ("Do Wah Diddy Diddy"; "Da Doo Ron Ron"; "Chapel Of Love"; "Leader Of The Pack'), 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)
  • 1938-11-05 Joe Dassin, French-American singer (Les Champs-Élysées), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1938-11-16 Robert Nozick, American philosopher (Anarchy, State, and Utopia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1938-11-19 Hank Medress, American doo-wop vocalist (Tokens - "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1938-12-23 Bob Kahn, American internet pioneer, born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • 1939-02-09 Barry Mann [Imberman], American pop songwriter ("You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling"), and singer ("Who Put the Bomp In The Bomp, Bomp, 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
  • 1939-04-13 Paul Sorvino, American actor (Chiefs, Dick Tracy), 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)
  • 1939-10-08 Lynne Stewart, American defense attorney (known for representing controversial, poor, and often unpopular defendants), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 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
  • 1940-04-14 Patricia Bruder, American actress (Ellen-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1940-07-18 Joe Torre, American baseball outfield and manager (Braves, Mets, 1971 NL MVP), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1940-07-24 Dan Hedaya, American actor (Cheers, Marvin's Room, Clueless), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1940-09-14 Larry Brown, American NBA player and coach (NY Knicks), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestJoe Pepitone

1940-10-09 Joe Pepitone, American baseball 1st baseman (3-time MLB All Star), born in Brooklyn, New York

MLB First Baseman and Outfielder Joe Pepitone
MLB First Baseman and Outfielder
Joe Pepitone
  • 1940-10-23 Ellie Greenwich, American singer-songwriter (Da Doo Ron Ron, Leader of the Pack), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1940-12-09 Sammy Strain, American singer (Imperials-Hurt So Bad), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1940-12-13 Steve Harmon, American actor (Ens Pulver-Mr Roberts), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestAnthony Fauci

1940-12-24 Anthony Fauci, American Immunologist (White House COVID-19 taskforce), born in Brooklyn, New York City

Immunologist and Infectious Disease Expert Anthony Fauci
Immunologist and Infectious Disease Expert
Anthony Fauci
  • 1941-01-08 Little Anthony [Anthony Gourdine], American rhythm and blues singer (Little Anthony and the Imperials-Goin' Out of My Head), born in Brooklyn, New York

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