New York in History (Part 6)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 1,414


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1926-08-03 Tony Bennett, singer (Left a body part in SF), born in Queens, New York

Singer Tony Bennett
Singer
Tony Bennett
  • 1926-08-07 Amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York)
  • 1926-09-07 Ronnie Gilbert, American folk singer (The Weavers), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1926-12-21 Joe Paterno, American college hall of football coach (Penn State) and Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of 1986, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1927-01-10 Lee Philips, American actor (Ellery Queen), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1927-03-01 Harry Belafonte, American calypso singer (Buck & the Preacher), born in Harlem, New York
  • 1927-03-27 Anthony Lewis, New York USA, American columnist (NY Times) and author (Gideon's Trumpet)
  • 1927-03-31 William Daniels, American actor (Dr Mark Craig-St Elsewhere, 1776), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1927-04-14 Gloria Jean, American actress (Never Give a Sucker an Even Break), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1927-04-27 Connie Kay, American jazz drummer (Modern Jazz Quartet), born in Tuckahoe, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1927-05-30 Dick Noel, American TV host (It's a Small Wonder), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1927-06-08 Jerry Stiller, American comedian (Frank Constanza-Seinfeld), born in Brooklyn, New York

Comedian Jerry Stiller
Comedian
Jerry Stiller
  • 1927-06-12 Henry Slesar, headwriter (Edge of Night), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1927-06-24 Martin Lewis Perl, American physicist (Nobel 1995), born in New York, (d. 2014)
  • 1927-06-27 Robert Casey, actor (Henry-Aldrich Family Show), born in Rochester, New York

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1927-07-04 Neil Simon, playwright (Odd Couple, Plaza Suite, Biloxi Blues), born in The Bronx, New York

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • 1927-07-18 Kurt Masur, German conductor (New York Philharmonic), born in Breig (d. 2015)
  • 1927-07-28 John Ashbery, American poet (Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1927-09-07 Don Messick, American cartoon voice (Bam-bam, Astro, Scooby-Doo), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1927-09-16 Peter Falk, actor (Colombo, Scared Straight), born in Ossining, New York
  • 1927-09-19 William Hickey, American actor (Prizzi's Honor, The Nightmare Before Christmas), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1927-11-08 Samuel I Newhouse Jr., American magazine publisher (Parade, Vogue, Vanity Fair), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)

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1927-11-29 Vin Scully, American sportscaster (Los Angeles Dodgers), born in The Bronx, New York

Sportscaster Vin Scully
Sportscaster
Vin Scully
  • 1927-12-24 Mary Higgins Clark, American suspense novelist (Cry in the Night, Stillwatch), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1927-12-26 Alan King, American comedian and actor (Anderson Tapes, Memories of Me), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1928-01-12 Lew Gallo, actor (12 O'Clock High), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • 1928-01-14 Gerald Arpino, choreographer, born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1928-01-30 Mitch Leigh, American musical composer (Man of La Mancha), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1928-03-11 Albert Salmi, American actor (Daniel Boone, 79 Park Avenue), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1928-04-04 Bill Ryan, American newscaster (Smithsonian), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1928-06-12 Vic Damone, [Vito Farinola], singer (Street Where You Live), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1928-06-19 Nancy Marchand, actress (Beacon Hill, Margaret-Lou Grant), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1928-06-20 Martin Landau, American actor (Mission Impossible, Space 1999, Ed Wood), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1928-06-22 Ralph Waite, American actor, director and political candidate (Cool Hand Luke, The Waltons), born in White Plains, New York
  • 1928-07-08 Norma Donaldson, American singer and actress (Poetic Justice, 5 Heartbeats), born in Harlem, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1928-07-09 Vince Edwards, American actor (Ben Casey, Matt Lincoln, Firehouse), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1928-08-09 Bob Cousy, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, 1957 MVP), born in Manhattan, NYC

NBA Point Guard Bob Cousy
NBA Point Guard
Bob Cousy
  • 1928-08-16 Ann Blyth, actress (Kismet, Mildred Pierce), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • 1928-09-01 George Maharis, Astoria New York, actor (Buz-Route 66, Most Deadly Game)
  • 1928-09-18 Phyllis Kirk, actress (Thin Man, Red Button's Show), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1928-10-12 Al Held, American painter and sculptor (hard edge-style), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1928-12-09 Dick Van Patten, actor (Tom Bradford in 8 is Enough), born in Queens, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1929-01-16 Francesco Scavullo, celebrity photographer, born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1929-02-20 Amanda Blake [Beverly Louise Neill], American actress (Kitty Russell-Gunsmoke), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1929-02-28 John Montague, Irish poet and 1st occupant of the Ireland Chair of Poetry, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1929-03-05 Joan Shawlee, actress (Prehistoric Women), born in Forest Hills, New York
  • 1929-03-11 Timothy Carey, American actor (Paths of Glory, The Killing), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1929-03-13 Peter Breck, actor (Black Saddle, Big Valley, Benji), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1929-03-13 Bill Cunningham, American fashion photographer (New York Times), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • 1929-03-21 James Coco, actor (Man of La Mancha, Murder by Death), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1929-03-30 Shirley Stoler, actress (Frankenhooker, 7 Beauties), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1929-04-07 "Crazy" Joe Gallo, American mobster, born in Brooklyn, New York

Gangster Joe Gallo
Gangster
Joe Gallo
  • 1929-04-09 Harvey Lichtenstein, American head of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1929-05-17 George Weinberg, American psychotherapist (coined "homophobia"), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1929-05-25 Beverly Sills, [Belle "Bubbles" Miriam Silverman], American soprano, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1929-06-28 Don Dubbins, actor (Enchanted Island, Fix), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1929-07-28 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American First Lady (1961-63), born in Southampton, New York (d. 1994)

  • 1929-08-14 Louise M Slaughter, (Rep-D-New York)
  • 1929-08-14 Thomas Meehan, American writer (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) born in Ossining, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1929-09-20 Anne Meara, Brooklyn New York comedian/actress (Stiller & Meara, Archie's Place)
  • 1929-11-20 Kenneth DeWitt Schermerhorn, conductor (Amer Ballet), born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1929-11-24 Eileen Barton, singer (Broadway Open House), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1929-11-30 Dick Clark [Richard Wagstaff Clark], American radio and television personality (American Bandstand), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 2012)

Radio and Television Personality Dick Clark
Radio and Television Personality
Dick Clark
  • 1929-12-01 Dick Shawn, actor (Producers, Maid to Order, Angel), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1929-12-01 Emily McLaughlin, actress (Jessie-General Hospital), born in White Plains, New York
  • 1929-12-23 Charles R Bentley, American pioneer or polar science, born in Rochester, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1929-12-30 Barbara Nichols, actress (Dear Heart, Disorderly Orderly), born in Queens, New York
  • 1930-01-02 Julius La Rosa, American singer (fired by Arthur Godfrey on the air), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1930-01-03 Robert Loggia, actor (Officer & a Gentleman, Scarface), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1930-01-04 Sorrell Booke, actor (Bye Bye Braverman, Black Like Me), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1930-01-06 Vic Tayback, American actor (Mel-Alice, Khan, Portrait of a Stripper), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-01-16 Norman Podhoretz, author/editor (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-02-28 Frank Malzone, MLB player (Boston Red Sox), born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1930-03-12 Scoey Mitchill, comedian (Barefoot in the Park, Rhoda), born in Newburgh, New York
  • 1930-04-16 Herbie Mann, jazz flute/sax (Just Wallin'), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 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

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1930-05-22 Harvey Milk, American politician and gay activist, born in Woodmere, New York (d. 1978)

American Politician Harvey Milk
American Politician
Harvey Milk
  • 1930-06-03 Marion Zimmer Bradley, American sci-fi author (Storm Queen), born in Albany, New York
  • 1930-06-30 June Valli, singer (Your Hit Parade), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1930-08-01 Julie Bovasso, actress (Willie & Phil, Just Me & You), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-08-14 Gerald B H Solomon, (Rep-R-New York, 1979- )
  • 1930-09-04 Norman Dorsen, American lawyer, human rights advocate and president of the American Civil Liberties Union, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1930-09-16 Anne Francis, actress (Honey West, Pancho Villa), born in Ossining, New York
  • 1930-10-09 David Rounds, actor (Terence-Beacon Hill), born in Bronxville, New York
  • 1930-10-12 Jack Gottlieb, American composer, writer and editor, born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1930-11-05 Herb Edelman, American actor (Good Guys, Strike Force, 9 to 5), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1930-11-30 G[eorge] Gordon Liddy, Watergate felon and radio host, born in Brooklyn, New York

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1930-12-17 Bob Guccione, American publisher (Penthouse, Omni), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)

Publisher Bob Guccione
Publisher
Bob Guccione
  • 1931-01-06 E. L. Doctorow, American author (Ragtime, Billy Bathgate), born in The Bronx, New York (d.2015)
  • 1931-02-18 Johnny Hart, cartoonist (B.C., Wizard of Id), born in Endicott, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1931-02-28 Gavin MacLeod, American actor (Murray-Mary Tyler Moore, Love Boat), born in Mt Kisco, New York
  • 1931-05-25 John Gabriel, actor (Cat Gang, Fantasies), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • 1931-06-09 Joe Santos, American actor (Rockford Files), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1931-07-07 Stanley Brock, actor (Ivan-He's the Mayor), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1931-07-30 Joan Vohs, actress (Fort Ti, Vice Squad, Sabrina), born in St Albans, New York
  • 1931-07-31 Nick Bollettieri, American tennis coach, born in Pelham, New York
  • 1931-08-01 Ramblin' Jack Elliott, folk singer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1931-08-25 Regis Philbin, American talk & game show host (Joey Bishop Show, Live with Regis & Kathie Lee), born in The Bronx, New York

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1931-09-17 Anne Bancroft, actress (Graduate, Miracle Worker), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2005)

Actress Anne Bancroft
Actress
Anne Bancroft

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