New York City in History (Part 12)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1101 - 1,200 of 1,829

  • 1941-10-10 Peter Coyote [Rachmil Pinchus Ben Mosha Cohon], American actor (ET, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in NYC, New York
  • 1941-12-14 Ellen Willis, American journalist and feminist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1941-12-25 Ronnie Cuber, American jazz saxophonist, born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-01-14 Carol Bellamy, American politician (City Council Pres-D- 1978-85), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-02-08 Terry Melcher [Terrence Jorden], American record producer and musician, Doris Day's son (The Rip Chords; The Byrds), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-02-13 Carol Lynley, American actress (Night Stalker, Fantasy Island, Immortal), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-03-02 Lou Reed, American rock vocalist, songwriter and guitarist (Velvet Underground - "Sweet Jane"; "Walk On The Wild Side"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1942-03-26 Erica Jong [Mann], American author (Fear of Flying), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-04-05 Peter Magowan, American businessman, MLB owner (SF Giants), born in NYC, NY (d. 2019)
  • 1942-05-17 Taj Mahal [Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, Jr.], American singer-songwriter (Real Thing), born in Harlem, New York
  • 1942-05-29 Kevin Conway, American actor (Flash Point, Cage of Angels), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-07-27 John Pleshette, American actor (Richard-Knots Landing, 7th Avenue), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-08-23 Patricia McBride Lousada, American ballerina (NYC Ballet Co) and cookbook author, born in Teaneck, New Jersey (d. 2019)
  • 1942-09-06 Dave Bargeron, American jazz-rock trombonist and tuba player (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-09-16 Linda G Miller, American actress (Night of the Juggler, Mississippi), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-09-30 Frankie Lymon, American pop singer (The Teenagers - "Why Do Fools Fall in Love"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)
  • 1942-10-06 Fred Travalena, American comedian/impressionist (Buy & Cell), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-11-07 Johnny Rivers [Ramistella], American singer (Secret Agent Man), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-11-13 John P Hammond, American blues singer (So Many Roads), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-11-18 Susan Sullivan, American actress (Dharma & Greg, Falcon Crest), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-11-20 Meredith Monk, American choreographer, composer (Atlas) and performing artist, born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-11-23 Susan Anspach, American actress (Grace-Yellow Rose, Hair, Five Easy Pieces, Play It Again Sam), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1942-12-01 Peter Kalikow, Queens real estate developer/publisher (NY Post), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-12-07 Harry Chapin, American folk-rock singer-songwriter (Taxi; Cat's in the Cradle), born in New York City, New York (d. 1981)
  • 1942-12-08 Mario Savio, American political activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1942-12-14 Rex Thompson, American actor (Young Bess, King & I, Her 12 Men), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-12-28 Paul Horowitz, American physicist, META project (Sloan Award 1971-3), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-01-23 Jimmy Castor, American pop & funk musician (Troglodyte (Cave Man), Jimmy Castor Bunch), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1943-01-28 Brian Keenan, American rock drummer (The Chamber Brothers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1985)
  • 1943-02-23 Jada Rowland, American actress (Penny-Hamptons, Amy-Secret Storm), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-03-07 Chris White, British rock singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer (The Zombies - "She's Not There"; "Time Of The Season"), born in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1943-03-16 Ursula Goodenough, American biologicst, Evolutionary Scholar, author and educator, born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-03-31 Christopher [Ronald] Walken, American actor (The Deer Hunter, Brainstorm), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-04-12 Charles Ludlam, American playwright and actor (Big Easy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1987)

Person of interestRobert Lefkowitz

1943-04-15 Robert Lefkowitz, American physician (Nobel Prize for Chemistry), born in NYC, New York

Physician-scientist Robert Lefkowitz
Physician-scientist
Robert Lefkowitz
  • 1943-04-22 Louise Gl├╝ck, American poet and 12th US Poet Laureate (2020 Nobel Prize for Literature), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-05-25 Leslie Uggams, American singer and actress (Leslie Uggams Show, Roots), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-06-10 Jeff Greenfield, American media commentator (Firing Line, Nightline), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-06-16 Joan Van Ark, American actress and director (Valene-Dallas, Knots Landing), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestBarry Manilow

1943-06-17 Barry Manilow [Barry Alan Pincus], American singer/pianist (Mandy, I Write the Songs), born in New York City

Musician Barry Manilow
Musician
Barry Manilow
  • 1943-07-01 Jeff Wayne, American-British musician and composer, born in Forest Hills, Queens, New York

Person of interestGeraldo Rivera

1943-07-04 Geraldo Rivera [Gerald Michael Riviera], American news personality (20/20, Geraldo), born in NYC, New York

TV Host and News Personality Geraldo Rivera
TV Host and News Personality
Geraldo Rivera
  • 1943-07-12 Walter Murch, American film editor and sound engineer (Apocalypse Now), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-07-14 Lynn Loring, American actress (Patty-Fair Exchange, Barbara-FBI), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-07-21 David Downing, American actor (Backstairs at the White House), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-07-25 Janet Margolin, American actress (Take the Money & Run, David & Lisa), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1943-07-26 Peter Hyams, American film director (2010, Capricorn 1, Relic, Timecop), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-07-31 Susan Flannery, American actress (Leslie Stewart-Dallas), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-08-06 Ray Buktenica, Greenwich Village actor (Rhoda, House Calls), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-08-10 Ronnie Spector [Veronica Bennett], American singer (Be My Little Baby), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestRobert De Niro

1943-08-17 Robert De Niro, American actor (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull), born in NYC, New York

  • 1943-08-27 [Susan] Tuesday Weld, American actress (Dobie Gillis, Wild in Country), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-09-05 Joe "Speedo" Frazier, American doo-wop vocalist (Impalas - "Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home)"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1943-09-25 Robert Walden, American actor (Joe Rossi-Lou Grant, New Doctors), born in New York City, New York
  • 1943-10-08 Chevy Chase, American comedian and actor (SNL, Vacation, Fletch, Caddyshack), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-10-12 Jeffrey MacDonald, American medical doctor convicted of murdering his wife and two daughters, born in Queens, New York City
  • 1943-10-22 Allen James Coage, American HW judo (Olympic bronze 1976), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-11-12 John Maus, American rock vocalist (Walker Brothers), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-11-12 Wallace Shawn, American actor (My Dinner with Andre, Princess Bride), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-11-19 Fred Lipsius, American rock pianist and saxophone player (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-12-01 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-12-10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-12-16 Steven Bochco, American TV producer and co-creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, born in New York City (d. 2018)
  • 1943-12-22 Paul Wolfowitz, American political scientist & diplomat, born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • 1944-01-14 Nina Totenberg, American journalist, born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-01-30 Lynn Harrell, American cellist, born in New York City, New York (d. 2020)
  • 1944-02-02 Ursula Oppens, American pianist and co-founder (Speculum Musicae-NYC), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-02-13 Stockard Channing, American actress (Grease, Big Bus, Without a Trace), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-02-26 Marilyn Michaels, American comedian (ABC Comedy Hour), born in New York City
  • 1944-03-17 John Sebastian, American singer (Loving Spoonful - "Summer In The City"; solo - "Welcome Back"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-04-03 Tony Orlando [Cassavitis], American pop singer (& Dawn - "Tie A Yellow Ribbon"; "Knock Three Times"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-04-22 Joshua Rifkin, American conductor and musicologist who played a key role in the ragtime revival of the 1970s, born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-04-27 Cuba Gooding Sr., American singer (Everybody Plays the Fool), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1944-04-30 Jill Clayburgh, American actress (Unmarried Woman, Semi-Tough), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1944-05-21 Marcie Blane [Blank], American pop singer (Bobby's Girl), born in Brooklyn, New York

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 and conductor (The Sting, A 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, New York
  • 1944-08-09 Smokey Bear, named after NYC fireman Smokey Joe Martin, "born" at U.S. Forest Service
  • 1944-08-27 Tim Bogert, American rock bassist (Vanilla Fudge; Jeff Beck), born in NYC, New York [1]
  • 1944-09-11 John McSheery, American baseball umpire (World Series 1977, 87; MLB All Star Game 1975, 82, 91; dies while umpiring on Opening Day), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • 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 "Bobby" Colomby, American rock drummer (Blood Sweat & Tears - "Spinning Wheel"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-12-21 Jared Martin, American actor (Varian-Fantastic Voyage, Dusty-Dallas), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-01-09 Frank Biondi, American businessman (HBO), 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 and dancer (White Nights, Taps), born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)
  • 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

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