New York City in History (Part 10)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 1,260

  • 1947-02-18 Eliot Engel, American politician (Rep-D-NY), born in New York City
  • 1947-04-11 Peter Riegert, American actor (Animal House, Crossing Delancey), born in NYC, New York

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1947-04-16 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, [Lew Alcindor], NBA center (Mil Bucks, LA Lakers), born in NYC, New York

  • 1947-04-19 Murray Perahia, American pianist (Avery Fischer Prize-1975, Grammy 1988), born in NYC, New York

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1947-06-29 Richard Lewis, American comedian (Marty Gold-Anything But Love), born in NYC, New York

Comedian Richard Lewis
Comedian
Richard Lewis
  • 1947-07-24 Peter Serkin, American pianist (Tashi), born in NYC, New York

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1947-08-14 Danielle Steel, author (Rememberance, Zoya, Star, Daddy), born in NYC, New York

Novelist Danielle Steel
Novelist
Danielle Steel
  • 1947-08-28 Alice Playton, American actress (Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-10-17 Michael McKean, American actor (Laverne & Shirley, Saturday Night Live, Spinal Tap), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-10-18 Joe Morton, American actor (Hal-Grady, Abel Marsh-Another World), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-02-05 Christopher Guest, American actor (SNL, Heartbeeps, This is Spinal Tap), born in NYC, New York

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1948-02-12 Raymond Kurzweil, American inventor and author (Kurzweil reading machine, text-to-speech synthesis), born in NYC, New York

Inventor and Author Raymond Kurzweil
Inventor and Author
Raymond Kurzweil
  • 1948-03-26 Steven Tyler, American rock vocalist (Aerosmith-Janie Got a Gun), born in NYC, New York

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1948-04-18 "Tiny" Nate Archibald, NBA guard (Cincinnati), born in NYC, New York

NBA Point Guard Nate Archibald
NBA Point Guard
Nate Archibald
  • 1948-04-18 Catherine Malfitano, American soprano (Metropolitan Opera), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-05-06 Richard Cox, American actor (Mark-Executive Suite), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-05-12 Lindsay Ann Crouse, American actress (Slapshot, Iceman, Places in Heart), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-05-21 Carol Potter, American actress (Beverly Hills 90210, Today's FBI), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-07-12 Walter Egan, American rock vocalist (Not Shy, Fundamental Roll), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-11-13 Sheila Frazier, American actress (Gloria-Lazarus Syndrome), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-11-18 Andrea Marcovicci, American actress (Gloria-Berrengers, Fran-Trapper John), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-11-20 Richard Masur, American actor (David-One Day at a Time), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-01-12 James Dietz I, American rower, born in new York City
  • 1949-01-17 Andy Kaufman, American comedian and actor (Latka Gravas-Taxi), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-02-03 Arthur Kane, American musician (New York Dolls), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1949-02-08 Brooke Adams, American actress (Cynthia-OK Crackerby, Body Snatchers), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-03-12 Sara Lane, American actress (Elizabeth Grainger-The Virginian), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-03-16 Erik Estrada, actor (CHiPs), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-03-18 Starr Danias, American ballerina (Turning Point), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-04-06 Jane Actman, American actress (Barbara-Paul Lynde Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-04-07 John Oates, American rock guitarist/vocalist (Hall & Oates-Rich Girl), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-06-16 Peppy Castro, [Emil Thielhelm], American rock vocalist (Balance), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-06-25 Kene Holliday, American actor (Tyler-Matlock, Carter Country), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-06-27 Vera Wang, American fashion designer (Vera Wang Fashions), born in New York City
  • 1949-06-30 Eric Goetz, American shipbuilder (America's Cup 1995), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-08-22 Diana Nyad, American journalist and long-distance swimmer (1st to swim Bahamas to Fla-1979), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-09-10 Bill O'Reilly, American TV host host and commentator (The O'Reilly Factor), born in New York City
  • 1949-10-04 Armand Assante, American actor (Private Benjamin, Unfaithfully Yours), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-11-20 Ray Vitte, American actor (Doc, Cody-Quest), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-11-22 Richard Carmona, 17th Surgeon General of the United States (2002-06), born in New York City
  • 1949-12-05 Bruce E Melnick, American Cmdr USCG/astronaut (STS 41, STS 49), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-12-12 Ricardo Luis Carreras, American bantamweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1972), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-12-19 Lenny White, American jazz drummer (Chick Corea's Return to Forever), born in New York City
  • 1949-12-26 Ira Newborn, American orchestra leader (Manhattan Transfer), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-01-25 Gloria Naylor, US author (Women of Brewster Place), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)

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1950-02-20 Walter Becker, American rock bassist (Steely Dan-Peg), born in NYC, New York

Musician and Producer Walter Becker
Musician and Producer
Walter Becker
  • 1950-03-18 James Conlon, American conductor (Cincinnati May Festival-1979), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-04-12 David Cassidy, American singer/actor (Keith-Partridge Family), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-06-16 James Smith, American singer (Stylistics), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-06-21 Joey Kramer, American hard rock drummer (Aerosmith-Toys in the Attic), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-06-24 Nancy Allen, American actress (Carrie, 1941, Robocop, Dress to Kill), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-07-05 Huey Lewis [Hugh Anthony Cregg III], American musician (Huey Lewis and the News), born in New York City
  • 1950-07-18 Glenn Hughes, American singer (Village People), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1950-07-23 Kaity Tong, news anchor (WABC-TV NYC)
  • 1950-07-30 Frank Stallone, American Sylvestor's brother/actor (Barfly, Outlaw Force), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-08-25 Willy Deville [William Paul Borsey Jr.], American rock vocalist and guitarist (Mink Deville), born Stamford, Connecticut (d. 2009)
  • 1950-10-05 Jeff Conaway, American actor (Bobby-Taxi, Loving), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-11-23 Charles "Chuck" Schumer, American politician (Rep-D-NY, 1981-1999, Sen-D-NY, 1999 -), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-12-02 Merrill Ashley, ballerina (NYC Ballet), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1950-12-11 Christine Onassis [Andreadis], American-born Greek heiress (Aristotle's daughter), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-12-18 Leonard Maltin, American movie critic (Entertainment Tonight), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-12-26 Victoria Racimo, American actress (Corene-Falcon Crest), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-01-27 Scott Lane, American actor (Gary-McKeever & the Colonel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-02-10 Bob [Robert] Iger, American entertainment executive (CEO of The Walt Disney Company), born in New York City
  • 1951-03-04 Gwen Welles, American actress (Desert Hearts, Sticky Fingers), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-03-12 Caren Kaye, actress (My Tutor, Bambi-Blansky's Beauties), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-03-31 Ed Marinaro, American actor (Joe-Hill St Blues, Sonny-Laverne & Shirley), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-04-07 Janis Ian [Janis Eddy Fink], American singer-songwriter and folk musician (At Seventeen, Society's Child), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-04-20 Luther Vandross, American rock vocalist (Dance with my Father), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1951-05-14 Seasan Hubley, [Susan], American actress (Vice Squad, Hardcore), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-05-21 Al Franken, US politician (Senate-D-Minnesota 2009-) comedian, writer, actor (SNL), born in New York City
  • 1951-06-13 Richard Thomas, American actor (John Boy-Waltons, Last Summer, Johnny Belinda), born in New York City
  • 1951-06-26 Pamela Bellwood, [King], American actress (Ellen-W.E.B., Claudia-Dynasty), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-07-23 Terry Davis, American actress (Stacey Winthrop-Another World), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-08-06 Catherine Hicks, American actress (Star Trek IV, Child's Play), born in New York City
  • 1951-08-15 Bobby Caldwell, American rocker, born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-08-16 Eric Bibb, American blues singer-songwriter, born in New York City
  • 1951-12-12 Caren Kaye, American actress (My Tutor, Blansky's Beauties), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952-02-01 Roger Y. Tsien, Chemist (Nobel Prize 2008) born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1952-02-13 Ed Gagliardi, American rock bassist (Foreigner-Cold As Ice), born in NYC, (d. 2014)

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1952-03-19 Harvey Weinstein, American film producer (Miramax), born in New York City

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein
  • 1952-05-08 Charles J Camarda, American PhD/astronaut, born in NYC, New York
  • 1952-06-14 Leon Wieseltier, American writer (Kaddish), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • 1952-07-11 Stephen Lang, American actor (Another You, Death of a Salesman), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952-07-16 Robert David Steele, American activist and former CIA officer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1952-07-23 Janis Siegel, American jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Tuxedo Junction), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952-08-10 Ashley Putnam, American soprano (NY City Opera 1978), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952-08-16 Gianna Rolandi, American soprano (Der Rosenkavalier), born in NYC, New York

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1952-09-25 Christopher Reeve, American actor (Superman, Somewhere in Time), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)

  • 1952-09-25 Tommy Norden, American actor (Flipper), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952-12-27 Tovah Feldshuh, American actress (Idolmaker, Terror out of the Sky), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953-02-16 Mike Ford, Canadian tour golfer (1976 Port Jefferson Open), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953-04-01 Barry Sonnenfeld, director (Get Shorty, Men in Black), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953-04-19 Rod Morgenstein, American musician (Winger), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953-04-23 James Russo, American actor (My Own Private Idaho, China Girl), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953-05-22 John Edward Stevens, American bank robber (FBI Most Wanted List), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953-06-22 Cyndi Lauper, American singer (Girls Just Want To Have Fun, Time After Time), born in New York City
  • 1953-07-08 Jonathan Segal, American actor (Jonathan-Paper Chase), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953-07-26 Robert Phillips, American classical guitarist, born in New York City
  • 1953-09-04 Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, American actor (Freddie-Welcome Back Kotter), born in NYC, New York

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