New York City in History (Part 11)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1001 - 1,100 of 1,510

  • 1944-05-21 Marcie Blane, American singer, born in New York City

Person of interestRudy Giuliani

1944-05-28 Rudy Giuliani, American Mayor of New York City (Republican: 1994-2001) at the time of the September 11 attacks, born in NYC, New York

Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani
Mayor of New York City
Rudy Giuliani
  • 1944-06-02 Marvin Hamlisch, American composer/pianist (Sting, Chorus Line), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1944-06-03 Michael Clarke, American rock drummer (Byrds-Turn! Turn! Turn!), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-06-18 Paul Lansky, American electronic composer, born in New York City
  • 1944-07-09 Glen Cook, American sci-fi author (Shadowline, Star's End), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-07-18 Jonelle Allen, American actress (Bessie-Palmerstown USA, Berringers), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-07-22 Estelle Bennett, vocalist (Ronettes - Be My Baby), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1944-07-31 Robert C. Merton, American economist and Nobel laureate in Economics, born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-08-07 Robert Mueller, American lawyer, FBI Director (2001-13) Special Counsel Russian Investigation (2017-), born in New York City
  • 1944-08-09 Smokey the Bear, named after NYC fireman Smokey Joe Martin
  • 1944-08-27 Tim Bogert, American rocker (Vanilla Fudge), born in New York City
  • 1944-10-13 Robert Lamm, American rocker (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-10-31 Sally Kirkland, American actress (Anna, Sting, Pvt Benjamin, Big Bad Mama), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-12-20 Robert Colomby, American rock drummer (Blood Sweat & Tears-When I Die), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-12-21 Jared Martin, American actor (Varian-Fantastic Voyage, Dusty-Dallas), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-01-21 Andrew Stein, President of NYC council (D)
  • 1945-02-12 David D Friedman, American economist, physicist, legal scholar, and libertarian theorist (The Machinery of Freedom), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-02-14 Gregory Hines, American actor/dancer (White Nights, Taps), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-03-04 Jaime Tirelli, American actor (Orlando Lopez-Ball Four), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-03-06 Anna Maria Horsford, American actress (Thelma Frye-Amen), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-04-16 Stefan Grossman, American country blues singer (Yazoo Basin Boogie), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-04-26 Chuck Blazer [Charles Gordon Blazer], American soccer administrator, born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1945-05-03 Jeffrey C. Hall, American geneticist (Nobel Prize 2017 behavioral rhythms of the fly), born in New York City
  • 1945-05-07 Robin Strasser, American actress (Dorian-One Life to Live, Another World), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-05-09 Steve Katz, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-06-13 Ronald J Grabe, American Col USAF/astronaut (STS 51-J, 30, 42, 57), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-06-25 Carly Simon, American singer (Anticipation, You're So Vain), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-06-27 Norma Kamali, American dress designer (Costumes for the Wiz), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-07-05 Jeffrey Kramer, American actor (Ted Stein-Struck by Lightning), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-07-19 Edwin Schlossberg, American designer, author and husband of Carolyn Kennedy, born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-08-30 David Schiff, American composer, born in New York City
  • 1945-09-12 John Mauceri, American conductor (Washington, D.C. Opera), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-09-24 Catherine Burns, American actress (Last Summer, One Life to Live, Catcher), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-10-13 Karen Akers, American singer (On Stage at Wolf Trap), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-10-15 Jim Palmer, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles 1965-1984), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-10-29 Melba Moore, [Beatrice], American singer/actress (Ellis Island), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-10-30 Henry Winkler, American actor (Fonz-Happy Days, Night Shift), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-11-11 Vince Martell, American rock guitarist (Vanilla Fudge), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-11-16 Martine van Hamel, ballerina (NYC Ballet Co), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1945-11-18 Glen Walken, American actor (Leave it to Larry), born in Queens, New York City
  • 1945-12-03 Laura Dean, Staten Island composer/choreographer (Drumming), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-12-23 Donald A. Ritchie, American Historian Emeritus of the United States Senate, born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-01-31 Glynn Turman, American actor (Lew-Peyton Place, Manimal, Centennial), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-02-17 Zina Bethune, American actress (Nurses, Who's That Knocking at My Door), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1946-02-20 J. Geils [John Warren Geils Jr], American rock guitarist (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1946-03-13 Yonatan Netanyahu, Israeli soldier who died leading rescue operation Entebbe in Uganda, born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • 1946-03-25 Bonnie Bedelia [Culkin], American actress (Die Hard, Heart Like a Wheel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-04-06 Daniel Kortchmar, American musician, producer and songwriter, born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-04-21 Doug MacLeod, American blues musician (Blues Music Awards' Acoustic Artist of the Year, 2014, 2016 and 2017), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-05-01 Jerry Weiss, American rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-05-23 Danny Klein, American rock bassist (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-06-01 Carol Neblett, American soprano (Met and City Opera), born in Modesto, California (d. 2017)
  • 1946-06-08 Elizabeth A. Lynn, American sci-fi author (Watchtower, Red Hawk), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-06-12 John Steinbeck IV, American journalist, author and son of John Steinbeck, born in New York City

Person of interestDonald Trump

1946-06-14 Donald Trump, 45th US President, real estate tycoon (Trump Towers) and TV personality (The Apprentice), born in NYC, New York

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 1946-06-14 Ralph McAllister Ingersol II, American newspaper publisher, born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-07-02 Ron Silver, American actor (Reversal of Fortune, Timecop) and political activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)

Person of interestSylvester Stallone

1946-07-06 Sylvester Stallone, American actor and director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra), born in NYC, New York

Actor/Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor/Director
Sylvester Stallone
  • 1946-08-16 Lesley Ann Warren, American actress (Cinderella, Mission Impossible), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-08-30 Peggy Lipton [Margaret Ann], American actress (The Mod Squad, Twin Peaks), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-09-15 Oliver Stone, American director (Wall St, Good Morning Vietnam, Platoon), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-10-30 Andrea Mitchell, American newscaster (NBC-TV, Summer Sunday USA), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-12-10 Gloria Loring, American actress/singer (Days of our Life), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-12-15 Carmine Appice, musician (Have You Heard, Keep on Rolling), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-12-20 John Spencer, American actor (LA Law, West Wing), born in New York City (d. 2005)

Person of interestDick Wolf

1946-12-20 Dick Wolf, American television series creator (Miami Vice, Law & Order), born in NYC, New York

Crime Drama Producer Dick Wolf
Crime Drama Producer
Dick Wolf
  • 1946-12-21 Josh Mostel, American actor (Jesus Christ Superstar, Big Daddy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-01-17 Jane Elliot, American actress (Baby Boom, Gen Hospital, Knots Landing), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-01-27 Nedra Telley, American vocalist (Ronettes-Be My Little Baby), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-02-15 Marisa Berenson, American actress (Barry Lyndon, Death in Vienna, SOB), born in NYC, New York
  • 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

Person of interestKareem Abdul-Jabbar

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
  • 1947-04-20 Andrew Tobias, American journalist and author (The Best Little Boy in the World), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-05-06 Sandra Fisher, American painter, born in New York City (d. 1994)
  • 1947-05-06 Martha Nussbaum, American philosopher, born in New York City
  • 1947-05-24 Robert "Waddy" Wachtel, American session musician, composer and record producer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-06-22 Howard Kaylan, American rock and roll musician and writer (The Turtles), born in New York City, New York

Person of interestRichard Lewis

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

Person of interestDanielle Steel

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

Person of interestJim Steinman

1947-11-01 Jim Steinman, American Grammy Award-winning songwriter and record producer (Bat Out of Hell, Total Eclipse of the Heart), born in NYC, New York

Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer Jim Steinman
Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer
Jim Steinman
  • 1948-02-05 Christopher Guest, American actor (SNL, Heartbeeps, This is Spinal Tap), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestRaymond Kurzweil

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's Got a Gun), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestNate Archibald

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
  • 1948-12-23 Leslie Moonves, American television executive (CEO and Chairman of CBS), born in New York City

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Famous Deaths