Pennsylvania in History (Part 6)

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 666

  • 1951-09-23 Ron Klink, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
  • 1951-11-13 Beth Anders, American field hockey sweeper (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-12-01 Jaco Pastorius, American jazz musician and bass guitarist (Weather Report-Word of Mouth), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • 1951-12-31 Michael Allen Bantom, basketball player (Olympic silver 1972), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-02-04 Lisa Eichhorn, actress (Cutter's Way, Yanks), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-02-22 James Philip Bagian, MDPE/astronaut (STS 29, STS 40), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-05-13 John Kasich, US politician (Governor of Ohio (R), 2011-), born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-06-04 Parker Stevenson, actor (Falcon Crest, Stroker Ace), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-07-21 John Barrasso, [John Anthony Barrasso III], American politician, junior senator from Wyoming, born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-08-13 Tom Marino, American politician (Rep-R-Pennsylvania 2011-), born in Williamsport, 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

Person of interestJeff Goldblum

1952-10-22 Jeff Goldblum, American actor (Fly, Jurassic Park, Independence Day), born in West Homestead, Pennsylvania

  • 1953-01-24 Brian Matthews, actor (Burning), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1953-10-20 Bill Nunn, American actor (Do the Right Thing), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • 1953-10-27 Robert Picardo, actor (Frame Up, Gremlins 2), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1953-11-03 Dennis Miller, comedian/TV host (SNL, Dennis Miller Show), born in Pittsburgh, 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
  • 1955-03-05 Marcia McCabe, American actress (Alice Grande - One Life to Live), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • 1955-05-09 Kevin Peter Hall, American actor (Misfits of Science), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1955-08-04 Andrew M Allen, Captain USMC/astronaut (STS 46, 62, 75), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestBetsy King

1955-08-13 Betsy King, American LPGA golfer (1990 US Women's Open), born in Reading, Pennsylvania

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • 1955-12-02 Dennis Christopher, actor (Breaking Away, California Dreaming), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1955-12-11 Stu Jackson, NBA coach (NY Knicks (1989-90), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 1956-03-18 Deborah Jeane Palfrey, American escort owner, born in Charleroi, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • 1956-05-17 Bob Saget, comedian (Full House, America's Funniest Home Video), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1956-06-06 Marilyn Jones, American actress (Carey-King's Crossing), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Person of interestJoe Montana

1956-06-11 Joe Montana, NFL quarterback (San Francisco 49ers), born in New Eagle, Pennsylvania

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana
  • 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)
  • 1957-03-05 Tim Holden, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
  • 1957-03-24 Scott J Horowitz, PhD/Capt USAF/astronaut (STS 75, 82), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestBill Cowher

1957-05-08 Bill Cowher, American football coach (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Crafton, Pennsylvania

NFL Head Coach Bill Cowher
NFL Head Coach
Bill Cowher
  • 1957-08-21 Kim Sledge, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1957-09-10 Brian Fitzpatrick, actor (Rick Alden in Loving), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1957-12-05 Charlene Morett, field hockey left wing (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-03-10 Sharon Stone, American actress (Basic Instinct, Sliver, Casino), born in Meadville, Pennsylvania

Person of interestKeith Haring

1958-05-04 Keith Haring, American graffiti artist (Vanity Fair, Paris Review) and social activist, born in Reading, Pennsylvania (d. 1990)

Artist & Social Activist Keith Haring
Artist & Social Activist
Keith Haring
  • 1958-07-08 Kevin Bacon, actor (Diner, Footloose, She's Having a Baby), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-07-31 Mark Cuban, American businessman and basketball team owner (NBA's Dallas Mavericks), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-09-19 Kevin Hooks, actor (Sounder, Aaron Loves Angela), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-09-22 Joan Jett [Larkin], American singer (Blackhearts-I Love Rock 'n Roll), born in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-10-07 Judy Landers, American actress (BJ & the Bear, Madame's Place), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-10-22 Bobby Blotzer, rock drummer (Ratt, "Round & Round"), born in Pittsburgh, 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
  • 1960-02-06 Megan Gallagher, actress (Slap Maxwell, Millennium), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 1960-03-09 Linda Fiorentino, American actress (Jade, Last Seduction, Moderns), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1960-04-13 Bob Casey, Jr., Democratic U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania
  • 1960-06-24 Nate Carr, freestyle wrestler (Olympic bronze 1988), born in Erie Pennsylvania
  • 1960-07-21 Matt Mulhern, actor (Biloxi Blues), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1960-12-22 Tyrell Biggs, US super HW boxer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1961-03-24 James T Gallagher Jr, PGA golfer (1990 Greater Milw), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • 1961-08-08 Rikki Rockett, American drummer (Poison-Every Rose Has a Thorn), born in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Person of interestDan Marino

1961-09-15 Dan Marino, NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino
  • 1961-11-29 Kim Delaney, American actress (All My Children, NYPD Blue), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1962-08-14 Mark Gubicza, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1962-12-16 Melanie Smith, actress (Emily-As the World Turns), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • 1962-12-17 Rocco Anthony Mediate, PGA golfer (1991 Doral-Ryder), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Person of interestRand Paul

1963-01-07 Rand Paul, US politician (Senate-R-Kentucky 2011-), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

United States Senator Rand Paul
United States Senator
Rand Paul
  • 1963-02-14 John Marzano, catcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-03-15 Bret Michaels, guitarist (Poison-Talk Dirty to Me), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-05-17 Page McConnell, American songwriter and keyboardist (Phish), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestCoolio

1963-08-01 Coolio [Artis Leon Ivey Jr.], American rapper (Gangsta's Paradise), born in Monessen Pennsylvania

Rapper Coolio
  • 1963-08-16 Scott Dunlap, Canadian Tour golfer (1995 South African Masters), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-09-11 Bonnie Gadusek, tennis player (French Juniors 1981), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-09-22 Missie Berteotti, LPGA golfer (1993 PING/Welch's Champ), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-10-28 Lauren Holly, actress (Picket Fences), born in Bristol, 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
  • 1964-05-20 Paul W Richards, astronaut, born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-06-11 Kim Gallagher, 800m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-07-19 Gina Procaccio, Drexel Hills Pennsylvania, 5k runner
  • 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
  • 1964-09-30 Stephen N Frick, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-10-07 Rich Delucia, pitcher (SF Giants), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 1965-02-17 Clayton Prince, actor (Hairspray, Reuben-Another World), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestTrent Reznor

1965-05-17 Trent Reznor, American musician (9 Inch Nails) and film score composer, born in Mercer, Pennsylvania

Musician Trent Reznor
Trent Reznor
  • 1965-10-04 Skip Heller, American musician, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1966-07-14 Matthew Fox, American actor (Party of 5, Lost), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • 1966-07-19 Kate Rogerson, LPGA golfer (1990 Circle K LPGA Tucson-2nd), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-01-11 Jeff Bankett, actor (Tyler-1 Life to Live), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-02-21 Leroy Russel Burrell, long jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-03-13 Colleen Rosensteel, American heavyweight judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-03-14 Edward M Fincke, Capt USAF/astronaut, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-04-20 Lara Jill Miller, actress (Samantha-Gimme a Break), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-06-28 Matt Karchner, pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Berwick, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-06-29 John Wehner, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-07-19 Dale Hurley Jr, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-11-05 Steve Wagner, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-11-13 Randi Ingerman, actress (Trade Winds), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-04-14 Jesse Levis, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-04-15 Stacey Williams, model (SI Swimsuit 1996), born in Philadelphi, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-06-15 Demtra Hampton, model (Garda), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-07-24 John P Navin Jr, actor (Joey Elliot-Jennifer Slept Here), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-09-04 Mike Piazza, catcher (LA Dodgers), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania

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