Philadelphia in History (Part 3)

Pennsylvania: Harrisburg - Norristown - Pittsburgh

Historical Events

Events 201 - 300 of 312

  • 1939-05-16 1st AL night game, Philadelphia Shribe Park (Indians 8, Athletics 3 in 10)

Sport awardGolf Major

1939-06-12 43rd US Golf Open: Byron Nelson shoots a 284 at Philadelphia Cricket Club PA

Golfer Byron Nelson
Byron Nelson
  • 1940-04-14 RCA demonstrated its new electron microscope in Philadelphia
  • 1940-04-20 1st electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pa

Film release premierFilm Release

1940-12-26 "The Philadelphia Story" film directed by George Cukor, based on the Broadway play of the same name and starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn, is released (Academy Awards Best Actor 1941)

  • 1941-01-03 Sergei Rachmaninov's "Symphonic Dances" premieres in Philadelphia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1941-05-26 American Flag House (Betsy Ross' Home) given to city of Philadelphia

Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag Betsy Ross
Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag
Betsy Ross
  • 1941-09-03 KYW TV channel 3 in Philadelphia, PA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1943-07-13 11th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Shibe Park, Philadelphia
  • 1943-08-12 Alleged date of the first Philadelphia Experiment test on United States Navy ship USS Eldridge.
  • 1943-08-24 Philadelphia A's drop AL record tying 20th game in a row, win the 2nd game
  • 1943-09-06 "Congressional Limited" train derails near Frankfort, Philadelphia, kills 79
  • 1944-01-10 1st mobile electric power plant delivered in Philadelphia
  • 1945-07-21 Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia A's play 24 inning 1-1 tie
  • 1945-09-09 Philadelphia A's Dick Fowler no-hits St Louis Brown, 1-0
  • 1946-02-08 Béla Bartók's 3rd Concert for piano/orchestra premieres in Philadelphia, PA, US

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1947-02-09 Bank robber Willie Sutton escapes jail in Philadelphia

Bank Robber Willie Sutton
Bank Robber
Willie Sutton
  • 1947-07-10 Cleveland Indian Don Black no-hits Philadelphia A's, 3-0
  • 1947-09-03 Philadelphia A's Bill McCahan no-hits Washington Senators, 3-0
  • 1947-09-13 WPVI TV channel 6 in Philadelphia, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1948-03-15 WCAU TV channel 10 in Philadelphia, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1948-06-15 1st night game at Briggs Stadium: Detroit Tigers beat Philadelphia A's (Tigers 4, Athletics 1)

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

1948-06-24 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia nominates Governor of NY Thomas E. Dewey

Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey
Governor of New York
Thomas E. Dewey
  • 1948-07-15 US President Harry Truman nominated for another term (Philadelphia)

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1948-07-16 Eddie Sawyer replaces Ben Chapman in Philadelphia, NY Giants Leo Durocher replaces Mel Ott & Burt Shotton replaces Durocher as Dodger manager

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher
  • 1949-08-21 Philadelphia fans cause A's to forfeit game when they riot over a trapped line drive by Rich Ashburn, Giants leading 4-2 in 9th declared winners
  • 1950-09-23 Philadelphia A's Joe Astroth is 4th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (6th)

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1950-10-18 Connie Mack retires as manager of Philadelphia Athletics after 50 years, longest serving manager in MLB history

Baseball Legend Connie Mack
Baseball Legend
Connie Mack
  • 1951-09-29 1st color telecast of football game on network, Philadelphia (CBS)
  • 1952-03-18 1st plastic lens for cataract patients fitted (Philadelphia)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1952-10-07 First "Bandstand" broadcast in Philadelphia on WFIL-TV (Dick Clark joins in 1955 as a substitute-host)

Radio and Television Personality Dick Clark
Radio and Television Personality
Dick Clark
  • 1953-05-06 Brown's Bobo Holloman 1st major league start, no-hits Philadelphia A's, 6-0
  • 1953-11-04 Eddie Joost succeeds Jimmy Dykes as the manager of Philadelphia A's
  • 1954-09-26 A's defeats Yanks 8-6 in last game franchise will play in Philadelphia
  • 1954-10-17 Philadelphia Eagle Adrian Burk passes for 7 touchdowns vs Wash (49-21)
  • 1954-10-28 Major league owners vote down sale of A's to a Philadelphia syndicate
  • 1954-11-04 Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City
  • 1954-11-08 AL approves Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City
  • 1955-01-14 Heitor Villa-Lobos' 8th Symphony premieres in Philadelphia
  • 1956-02-13 KYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland
  • 1956-07-04 Independence National Historical Park forms in Philadelphia
  • 1957-04-25 WUHY TV channel 35 in Philadelphia, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1958-12-05 Phils drop plans for NY sportcast as Yanks threat to do same in Philadelphia
  • 1961-04-03 Connie Mack Stadium in Philadelphia is sold to J Schleifer Properties
  • 1962-01-26 David Diamond's 7th Symphony, premieres in Philadelphia
  • 1964-08-28 Race riot in Philadelphia
  • 1964-11-03 Philadelphia voters approve $25 million to build a new sports stadium

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1965-01-23 Boston Celtic center Bill Russell misses all 14 shots in loss to Philadelphia Warriors led by Wilt Chamberlain

Basketball Player Bill Russell
Basketball Player
Bill Russell
NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • 1965-05-18 WTAF TV channel 29 in Philadelphia, PA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1965-06-19 KYW-AM in Cleveland Ohio returns call letters to Philadelphia
  • 1965-09-17 WPHL TV channel 17 in Philadelphia, PA (IND) begins broadcasting

  • 1966-07-12 US Treasury announces it will buy mutilated silver coins at silver bullion price at Philadelphia and Denver mints
  • 1967-10-02 Groundbreaking begins on Veteran's Stadium in Philadelphia

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1968-07-05 Philadelphia 76'ers trade Wilt Chamberlain to LA Lakers

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • 1970-08-29 Black Panthers confront cops in Philadelphia (1 cop killed)
  • 1970-10-01 Last game at Philadelphia's Connie Mack Stadium, Phils-2 Expos-1
  • 1970-11-02 Cleveland Cavaliers lose by biggest margin-54 pts (Philadelphia 141-87)
  • 1971-01-04 Philadelphia's Veteran's Stadium dedicated

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1971-01-25 Philadelphia mint's 1st trial strike of Eisenhower dollar

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1971-03-19 Philadelphia 76ers outscore Cincinnati Royals 90-8 in 1 half
  • 1971-04-10 First game played at Philadelphia's Veteran's Stadium, Phils win 4-1
  • 1972-05-16 Greg Luzinski's 500' HR hits Liberty Bell monument in Philadelphia Vet
  • 1972-10-02 Ron Johnson becomes 1st NY Giant to score 4 TDs (vs Philadelphia)
  • 1973-12-01 Stan Stasiak beats Pedro Morales in Philadelphia, to become WWF champ
  • 1974-05-19 Stanley Cup: Philadelphia Flyers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 2
  • 1975-05-27 Stanley Cup: Philadelphia Flyers beat Buffalo Sabres, 4 games to 2
  • 1976-05-16 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Philadelphia Flyers in 4 games
  • 1976-07-21 1st outbreak of "Legionnaire's Disease" kills 29 in Philadelphia
  • 1976-10-20 NY Nets Julius "Dr J" Erving sold to Philadelphia 76ers
  • 1978-11-19 "The Miracle at the Meadowlands", Eagles Herman Edwards returns a fumble for a touchdown with 31 seconds left to give Philadelphia a 19-17 victory over the rival New York Giants
  • 1980-05-24 Stanley Cup: NY Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2
  • 1981-04-05 Philadelphia Flyers amass a record 2,621 penalty minutes
  • 1981-09-25 Rolling Stones begin their 6th US tour (JFK Stadium, Philadelphia)

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1982-01-20 Darryl Sittler is traded by the Toronto Maple Leafs to the Philadelphia Flyers

NHL Legend Darryl Sittler
NHL Legend
Darryl Sittler
  • 1982-01-27 Philadelphia trades Larry Bowa & Ryne Sandberg to Cubs for Ivan DeJesus
  • 1982-03-28 Last AIAW Women's Basketball Championship, Rutgers beat Texas 83-77 in Philadelphia
  • 1982-08-04 NY Met Joel Youngblood singles in Chicago day game, he is traded, then singles for Expos in Philadelphia night game
  • 1983-07-17 1st USFL championship (Mich Panthers beats Philadelphia Stars 24-22)
  • 1983-08-30 WKBC-TV (channel 48) ends broadcasting in Philadelphia
  • 1983-11-08 W Wilson Goode (D) elected 1st black mayor of Philadelphia
  • 1984-01-02 Wilson Goode, sworn-in as Philadelphia's 1st black mayor
  • 1984-01-08 Wash Caps Bengt Gustafsson scores 5 goals to beat Philadelphia 7-1

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1984-07-27 Reds' Pete Rose collects record 3,053rd career single (vs Philadelphia)

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • 1985-05-13 Philadelphia police attack a house held by group "Move", 11 killed
  • 1985-05-30 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 1
  • 1985-07-13 "Live Aid" concerts held at both Wembley Stadium (London) and John F. Kennedy Stadium (Philadelphia) raises over $70 million for African famine relief
  • 1986-08-18 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Philadelphia PA on WYSP 94.1 FM
  • 1986-08-18 WYSP-FM Philadelphia begins simulcasting Howard Stern Show
  • 1987-05-31 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 3
  • 1987-09-17 Philadelphia celebrates 200th anniversary of Constitution
  • 1988-08-27 Dodger Tommy Lasorda wins 1,000th game as manager tops Philadelphia, 4-2
  • 1988-10-27 "Les Miserables" opens at Forrest Theatre, Philadelphia
  • 1989-03-12 2 cyanide-contaminated Chilean grapes found (Philadelphia)

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1989-04-11 1st playoff goal scored by a goalie, Ron Hextall of Philadelphia

NHL Goalie Ron Hextall
NHL Goalie
Ron Hextall
  • 1989-06-09 Rare tornado in Philadelphia kills 1
  • 1990-03-07 3 passengers killed & 162 injured as subway train derails (Philadelphia)
  • 1990-08-03 For 3rd time in 1990 a no-hitter is broken up with 2 outs in 8th inning. Doug Drabek of Pitts still beats Philadelphia 11-0
  • 1990-10-25 "Les Miserables" opens again at Forrest Theatre, Philadelphia
  • 1991-03-18 Philadelphia '76ers retires Wilt Chamberlain's #13 jersey
  • 1991-07-15 Sandhi Ortiz-DelValle is 1st woman to officiate a men's pro basketball (USBL) game, game between New Haven Skyhawks and Philadelphia Spirit

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 338

  • 1937-07-10 Sandy Stewart, singer (Sing Along With Mitch, Mr President), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestBill Cosby

1937-07-12 Bill Cosby, American actor and comedian (Cosby Show, I Spy, Leonard Part 6), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
  • 1938-02-01 Sherman Hemsley, actor (All in the Family, Jeffersons, Amen), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • 1938-08-04 Ellen Schrecker, American college professor, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1939-01-10 Bill Toomey, decathelete (Olympic gold 1968), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1939-06-25 Harold Melvin, American singer (Blue Notes), born in Philadelphia (d. 1997)
  • 1939-07-04 Ed Bernard, actor (Joe-Police Woman, Jim-White Shadow), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1939-10-12 Carolee Schneemann, American performance artist, born in Fox Chase, Philadelphia
  • 1940-08-22 George Reinholt, actor (Steve-Another World, One Life to Live), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • 1940-09-18 Frankie Avalon [Francis Avallone], American actor and singer (Beach Party, Venus), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1940-10-14 Jesse Carlyle Snead, Hot Springs VA, PGA golfer (1972 Philadelphia Classic)
  • 1941-05-10 Danny Rapp, rocker (Danny & Juniors), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1941-06-22 Ed Bradley, Journalist and CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1941-07-03 Gloria Allred, American feminist and civil rights attorney, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1941-07-28 Riccardo Muti, Italian conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra), born in Naples, Italy
  • 1941-10-03 Chubby Checker [Ernest Evans], American singer-songwriter (The Twist, Limbo Rock), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1942-01-10 Jim Croce, rock vocalist (Time in a Bottle) (d. 1973), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1942-04-26 Bobby Rydell, rock singer (Wild One, Bye Bye Birdie), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1942-05-01 Stephen Macht, American actor (Joe-Knots Landing, Cagney & Lacey), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1942-06-12 Len Barry [Leonard Borisoff], American rocker (1-2-3-Dovells), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1942-11-22 Guion Bluford, Col USAF, NASA astronaut (STS 8, 61A, 39, 53) 1st African American in space, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1943-01-14 Holland Taylor, actress (Bossom Buddies, Camilla-Naked Truth), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1943-02-03 Blythe Danner, actress (Butterflies are Free), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1943-02-06 Fabian [Fabiano Anthony Forte], American vocalist (Turn Me Loose, Tiger), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1943-02-14 Robert "Bob" Murphy Jr, American PGA golfer (1968 Philadelphia Classic), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943-05-11 Arnie Satin [Silver], American musician (The Dovells), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestRobert Crumb

1943-08-30 Robert Crumb, American cartoonist (Father Time, Fritz Cat), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cartoonist Robert Crumb
Robert Crumb
  • 1943-11-20 Veronica Hamel, actress (Joyce-Hill St Blues, 79 Park Ave), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1944-02-22 Jonathan Demme, American film director (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia), born in Baldwin, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1944-05-24 Patti LaBelle, [Holt], singer (LaBelle-Lady Marmalade), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1944-06-23 Rosetta Hightower, American singer (Don't Hang Up), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (d. 2014)
  • 1944-07-11 Bill Boggs, TV host/producer (Midday, Morton Downey Jr Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1944-08-25 Pat Martino, American jazz guitarist (2004 Guitar Player of the Year, Down Beat), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1944-11-07 Jim Watkins, actor (Jerry-Magician), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1945-04-29 Tammi Terrell [Thomasina Montgomery], singer (Ain't No Mountain High Enough), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1970)
  • 1945-09-09 Dee Dee Sharp [Dione Larue], American R&B singer (I Love You Anyway), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1945-09-19 David Bromberg, musician (Demon in Disguise), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1945-11-27 Randy Brecker, rocker (Blood Sweat & Tears), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1946-04-08 Stuart Pankin, comedian (Striptease, Congo, Earl-Dinosaurs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1946-06-28 Bruce Davison, actor (Capt Wyler-Hunter, Willard, High Risk), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1946-10-30 Lynne Marta, actress (Love American Style), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1947-07-02 Ervin Hall, 100m hurdler (Olympic silver 1968), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-02-14 ... Teller, magician (Penn & Teller), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-02-19 Mark Andes, American rock bassist (Spirit, Heart, Fireball), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-02-28 Willie Donnell Smith, American fashion designer (WilliWear), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • 1948-05-18 Joe Bonsall, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-06-02 Albert Innaurato, playwright/director (Age in Soho), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-08-21 Robert Hazard [Rimato], American singer-songwriter (Girls Just Want to Have Fun), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • 1948-09-01 James Rebhorn, PA, actor (White Collar, Homeland), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • 1948-12-09 Ron Vawter, Latham NY, actor (Philadelphia, Empire City, Twister)
  • 1949-05-31 Steven Kampmann, actor (Kirk-Newhart), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestRichard Gere

1949-08-31 Richard Gere, actor (Breathless, Cotton Club, Pretty Woman), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • 1950-02-04 James Dunn, American vocalist (Stylistics), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestJulius Erving

1950-02-22 Julius Erving, American basketball forward (Virg Squirers, NY Nets, Philadelphia 76ers), born in Nassau County, New York

NBA Legend Julius Erving
NBA Legend
Julius Erving
  • 1950-03-26 Teddy Pendergrass, singer (Turn Off the Lights), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1950-04-09 Nathan Cook, actor (Milton-White Shadow, Billy-Hotel), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1950-08-25 Charles Fambrough, American jazz musician, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestDarryl Sittler

1950-09-18 Darryl Sittler, Canadian ice hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs, Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings), born in Kitchener, Ontario

NHL Legend Darryl Sittler
NHL Legend
Darryl Sittler
  • 1950-12-29 Jon Polito, actor (Fire With Fire, Homicide), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • 1951-02-02 Alphonso Johnson, American jazz bassist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-03-16 Ray Benson, country singer (House of Blue Lights), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-06-30 Stanley Clarke, rock bassist (New Barbarians-Find Out Hideaway), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-12-31 Michael Allen Bantom, basketball player (Olympic silver 1972), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-02-22 James Philip Bagian, MDPE/astronaut (STS 29, STS 40), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-06-04 Parker Stevenson, actor (Falcon Crest, Stroker Ace), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-10-04 Anita Luceete Defrantz, rower (Olympic bronze 1976), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-10-20 Melanie Mayron, actress (30 Something, Car Wash, Missing), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1953-01-24 Brian Matthews, actor (Burning), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1953-10-27 Robert Picardo, actor (Frame Up, Gremlins 2), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1954-03-04 Mark Chorvinsky, American author, editor and publisher of "Strange Magazine," born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2005)
  • 1954-07-09 Debbie Sledge, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1954-10-29 Herman Ronald Frazier, 400m/4x400m runner (Olympic gold 1976), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1955-08-04 Andrew M Allen, Captain USMC/astronaut (STS 46, 62, 75), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1955-12-02 Dennis Christopher, actor (Breaking Away, California Dreaming), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1956-05-17 Bob Saget, comedian (Full House, America's Funniest Home Video), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestTom Hanks

1956-07-09 Tom Hanks, American actor (Saving Private Ryan, Forrest Gump, Philadelphia), born in Concord, California

Actor Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
  • 1956-07-18 Audrey Landers [Hamburg], American actress/singer (Dallas, Chorus Line), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1956-09-13 [Joan] Joni Sledge, vocalist (Sister Sledge "We are Family"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)
  • 1957-01-11 Darryl Dawkins, American professional basketball player (Philadelphia 76ers, NJ Nets), born in Orlando, Florida (d. 2015)
  • 1957-03-24 Scott J Horowitz, PhD/Capt USAF/astronaut (STS 75, 82), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1957-08-21 Kim Sledge, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-07-08 Kevin Bacon, actor (Diner, Footloose, She's Having a Baby), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-09-19 Kevin Hooks, actor (Sounder, Aaron Loves Angela), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-09-30 Marty Stuart, Philadelphia Miss, country singer (Hillbilly Rock)
  • 1958-10-07 Judy Landers, American actress (BJ & the Bear, Madame's Place), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1959-01-06 Kathy Sledge, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestLee Daniels

1959-12-24 Lee Daniels, American director ("Precious", "Empire"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Director Lee Daniels
Lee Daniels
  • 1960-03-09 Linda Fiorentino, American actress (Jade, Last Seduction, Moderns), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1960-07-21 Matt Mulhern, actor (Biloxi Blues), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestAntonio Banderas

1960-08-10 Antonio Banderas, Spanish actor (Philadelphia, Evita, Zorro), born in Malaga, Spain

  • 1960-12-22 Tyrell Biggs, US super HW boxer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1961-11-29 Kim Delaney, American actress (All My Children, NYPD Blue), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-02-14 John Marzano, catcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-05-17 Page McConnell, American songwriter and keyboardist (Phish), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-11-05 Andrea McArdle, actress (Annie), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-11-10 Michael Anthony Powell, American long jumper (world record 1991, Olympic silver 1988, 92), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-06-11 Kim Gallagher, 800m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-07-26 Danny Woodburn, American actor and comedian, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-07-29 Lisa Peluso, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Ava-Loving), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-09-18 Holly Robinson, actress (21 Jump Street), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Weddings

Famous Deaths