Brooklyn in History (Part 7)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 726

  • 1963-07-17 Denise Miller, American actress (Billie-Archie Bunker's Place), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-07-30 Chris Mullin, American NBA forward (Warriors, Pacers, Olympic gold 1992), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-08-07 Harold Perrineau Jr., American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-11-13 Vinny Testaverde, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1986, U of Miami; Pro Bowl 1996, 98; Tampa Bay Bucs, NY Jets), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-11-17 Pedro Luis Estrada, American murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestAdam Yauch

1964-08-05 MCA [Adam Yauch], American rap-rock vocalist (Beastie Boys -"(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)

Rocker Adam Yauch
Rocker
Adam Yauch
  • 1964-09-06 Rosie Perez, American actress (Do the Right Thing, White Men Can't Jump), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-09-23 Diane Dixon, American 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1988), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-11-02 Michael D'Asaro II, American fencer-sabre, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-11-06 Corey Glover, American rock guitarist and singer (Living Colour), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-12-04 Marisa Tomei, American actress (My Cousin Vinny), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-12-29 Kimberly Russell, American actress (Sarah-Head of the Class), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-01-01 Andrew Valmon, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x400m relay 1988, 92; World C'ship gold 1993), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-01-06 José DeJesús, American baseball pitcher (Kansas City Royals), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-01-18 Dave Attell, American writer & comedian, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-04-01 Mark Jackson, American basketball guard (NBA All Star 1989; Rookie of the Year 1988; NY Knicks), coach (Golden State Warriors) and broadcaster (ESPN), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-05-15 Jeff Rochlin, American actor (Cutting Class, Splitz, Taps), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-06-05 Karen Sillas, American actress (Prime Suspect), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-08-18 Jim Florentine, American comedian, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-08-20 KRS-One [Lawrence Parker], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-10-12 Scott O'Grady, American Air Force fighter pilot, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-01-06 Bob Kratch, NFL guard (NE Patriots), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-02-13 Frederick "Freedom" Williams, American hip hop and dance music performer (C&C Music Factory - "Everybody Dance Now"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-03-28 Salt [Cheryl James], American Grammy Award-winning rapper and songwriter (Salt-n-Pepa - "Let's Talk About Sex"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-05-03 Peter Abbay, American actor (Another World), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-05-03 M-16 [Ernest Mateen], American cruiserweight boxing champion, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)

Person of interestMike Tyson

1966-06-30 Mike Tyson, American boxer (youngest ever heavyweight champion 1986-90, 20 years, 4 months, 22 days), born in Brooklyn, New York

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1966-08-22 GZA [Gary Grice], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestAdam Sandler

1966-09-09 Adam Sandler, American actor and comedian (Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, Saturday Night Live), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1966-10-19 Amy Linker, American actress (Lewis and Clark, Lauren-Square Pegs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-10-24 Shawn Lee, American NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-11-22 Brian Robbins, American actor (Eric-Head of the Class), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-12-04 Masta Ace [Duval Clear], American rapper (Born To Roll), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1967-03-27 Talisa Soto, American actress (License to Kill), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1967-06-02 Kenny Atkinson, American basketball head coach (Brooklyn Nets 2016-19; Director Player Development, Houston Rockets 2007–08), born in Huntington, New York
  • 1967-08-03 John Femia, American actor (Square Pegs, Hello Larry), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestRiddick Bowe

1967-08-10 Riddick Bowe, Heavyweight boxing champion (Olympic silver 1988), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1967-09-11 Maria Bartiromo, American financial broadcast journalist, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1967-10-11 Tazz [Peter Senercia], American professional wrestler and commentator, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1967-11-10 Michael Jai White, American actor and martial artist (Spawn), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestMichael Moorer

1967-11-12 Michael Moorer, American boxing heavyweight champ (defeated Holyfield-1994), born in Brooklyn, New York

World Boxing Champion Michael Moorer
World Boxing Champion
Michael Moorer

Person of interestJimmy Kimmel

1967-11-13 Jimmy Kimmel, American TV host and producer (Jimmy Kimmel Live!), born in Brooklyn, New York

TV Host Jimmy Kimmel
TV Host
Jimmy Kimmel
  • 1967-12-25 Kathleen Franey, American 1.5km runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-03-09 Johnny Kelly, American drummer (Type O Negative), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-04-06 Vanessa Lann, American composer (Dancing to an Orange Drummer), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-06-20 Mike McCarthy, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1988, 96), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-07-16 Ariel Solomon, American NFL center and guard (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-07-30 Terry Crews, American NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins) and actor (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1968-08-15 Debra Messing, American actress (Will & Grace), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-09-21 Trugoy [David Jolicoeur], American rapper and producer (De La Soul), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-10-15 Meredith Rainey, American 800m runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-11-12 Glenn Gilberti, American professional wrestler, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-11-15 James Brady, columnist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-11-15 Ol' Dirty Bastard [Russell Jones], American rapper (member of Wu Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1968-11-18 Romany Malco, American actor and music producer (Weeds, No Ordinary Family), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-02-12 Darren Aronofsky, American director and writer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-04-30 Joey Restivo, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way, Lies), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-05-27 Dondre Whitfield, American actor (All My Children), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-06-26 Harry Boatswain, NFL tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-06-28 Danielle Brisebois, American actress (Archie's Place, Big Bad Mama 2), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-08-18 Masta Killa [Elgin Turner], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-09-03 Noah Baumbach, American, director, writer and filmmaker (The Squid and the Whale), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestJay-Z

1969-12-04 Jay-Z [Shawn Carter], American rapper and record producer (Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint), born in Brooklyn, New York City

Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z
  • 1970-01-07 Doug E. Doug [Douglas Bourne], American actor and comedian (Cosby, Operation Dumbo Drop, Jungle Fever), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-07-02 Derrick Adkins, American athlete (Olympic gold 400m hurdles 1996; World C'ship gold 1995), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-07-06 Inspectah Deck [Jason Hunter], American rapper and producer (Wu-Tang Clan, Czarface), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-08-31 Deborah (Debbie) Gibson, singer (Only in My Dreams), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-09-19 Victor Williams, American actor (The King of Queens), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-10-30 Nia Long, American actress (Guiding Light, Made in America, Soul Food), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-11-12 Donna Adamo, American female professional wrestler, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-11-18 Allen Watson, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-03-09 Emmanuel Lewis, American actor (Webster), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-04-08 Craig Mazin, American scriptwriter and film director (Chernobyl), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-04-20 Yonel Jourdain, American NFL running back and kick returner (Buffalo Bills), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-08-30 Joseph Fitzgerald, American team handball center back (Olympics 1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-09-02 Rich Aurilia, infielder (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-09-16 Charlie Fields, American actor (Shannon), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-11-27 Kirk Acevedo, American actor (Oz, The Thin Red Line), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-12-02 Wilson Jermaine Heredia, American actor (Rent), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-12-04 Shannon Briggs, American boxer (lineal 1997-98 & WBO heavyweight champion 2006-07), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-01-09 Angie Martinez, American radio & television personality, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-04-11 Dietrich Jells, American wide receiver (New England Patriots), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-04-12 Paul Lo Duca, American baseball player, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-04-26 Marco Rivera, American NFL/WLAF guard (Scot Claymores, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-08-07 Greg Serano, American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-10-07 Ben Younger, American screenwriter and film director, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-12-11 Francisco Rodriguez, American pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestAlyssa Milano

1972-12-19 Alyssa Milano, American actress (Who's the Boss, Charmed) and activist, born in Brooklyn, New York

Actress and Activist Alyssa Milano
Actress and Activist
Alyssa Milano
  • 1972-12-29 Evan Seinfeld, American heavy metal singer and bassist (Biohazard) and actor (Oz), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1973-03-13 David Draiman, American musician and songwriter (Disturbed), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestDavid Blaine

1973-04-04 David Blaine, American magician and illusionist, born in Brooklyn, New York

Magician and Illusionist David Blaine
Magician and Illusionist
David Blaine
  • 1973-12-15 Tammy Melinda Pearman, American soccer forward/defender (Olympics 1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1974-05-16 Adam Richman, American TV personality (Man v Food), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1975-04-25 Ruben Gomez, American rocker (Menudo-Cannonball), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1975-07-11 Lil' Kim [Kimberly Denise Jones], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1975-08-03 Trevor Pryce, American NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1975-08-23 Joe Andruzzi, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York
  • 1976-06-07 Necro [Ron Braunstein], Jewish American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1977-02-26 Greg Rikaart, American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1977-03-28 Angelo Garcia, singer (Menudo - "Cannonball"), born in Brooklyn, New York

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