Pennsylvania in History (Part 7)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 948

  • 1943-02-14 Eric Anderson, American vocalist (Avalanche, Be True to You), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1943-02-19 Lou Christie [Lugee Sacco], American singer-songwriter (Lightning Striking Again), born in Glenwillard, Pennsylvania

Person of interestSally Jessy Raphael

1943-02-25 Sally Jessy Raphael, American TV talk show host (Sally), born in Easton, Pennsylvania

TV Talk Show Host Sally Jessy Raphael
TV Talk Show Host
Sally Jessy Raphael
  • 1943-02-28 Donnie Iris [Dominic Ierace], American rock musician (The Cruisers), born in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania
  • 1943-03-22 George Benson, American jazz/blues singer/guitarist (Greatest Love of All), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1943-03-27 Phil Frank, American cartoonist (Farley, The Elderberries comics), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)
  • 1943-05-11 Arnie Satin [Silver], American musician (The Dovells), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestNewt Gingrich

1943-06-17 Newt Gingrich, American politician (Rep-R-GA, 1979-99) and Speaker of the House (1995-97), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

US Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich
US Speaker of the House
Newt Gingrich
  • 1943-08-11 Kenny Gamble, US songwriter, "Philadelphia Soul" producer (Me & Mrs Jones) 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
Cartoonist
Robert Crumb

Person of interestMarty Schottenheimer

1943-09-23 Marty Schottenheimer, American football coach (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers), born in McDonald, Pennsylvania

  • 1943-11-13 Jay Sigel, American golfer (US Amateur C'ship 1982-83), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • 1943-11-20 Veronica Hamel, actress (Joyce-Hill St Blues, 79 Park Ave), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1944-05-24 Patti LaBelle, [Holt], singer (LaBelle-Lady Marmalade), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1944-06-12 Linda Foster, American actress (Doris-Hank), born in Lancaster, 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
  • 1944-07-26 Kiel Martin, American actor (Det LaRue-Hill Street Blues), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1990)
  • 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
  • 1944-11-21 Earl "the Pearl" Monroe, NBA Guard (NY Knicks, Balt Bullets), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1945-04-04 Walter Charles, American actor (Fletch Lives, Weeds), born in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1945-04-27 August Wilson, American playwright (Fences, Pulitzer 1987), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2005)
  • 1945-04-29 Tammi Terrell [Thomasina Montgomery], singer (Ain't No Mountain High Enough), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1970)
  • 1945-05-02 Randy Cain, American soul singer (4 Gents/Delfonics), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2009)

Person of interestRobert Munsch

1945-06-11 Robert Munsch, Canadian children's author (The Paper Bag Princess, Love You Forever), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Children's Author Robert Munsch
Children's Author
Robert Munsch
  • 1945-06-26 Barry Schrader, American composer, born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • 1945-07-09 Dean Koontz, American sci-fi author (Star Quest, Beastchild), born in Everett, Pennsylvania
  • 1945-08-26 Tom Ridge, first United States Secretary of Homeland Security (Rep-R-Pennsylvania), born in Munhall, Pennsylvania
  • 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, American musician (Demon in Disguise), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1945-11-13 John B. Craig, American diplomat, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1945-11-27 Randy Brecker, rocker (Blood Sweat & Tears), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1946-03-29 Bruce Weber, American fashion photographer and director (Broken Noses), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1946-04-08 Stuart Pankin, comedian (Striptease, Congo, Earl-Dinosaurs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1946-04-24 Bruce Stuart Saylor, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestReggie Jackson

1946-05-18 Reggie Jackson, American Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder (14-time All Star)), born in Wyncote, Pennsylvania

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • 1946-06-28 Bruce Davison, actor (Capt Wyler-Hunter, Willard, High Risk), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1946-07-04 Ed O'Ross, American actor (Full Metal Jacket), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1946-07-12 Sian Barbara Allen, American actress (Scream Pretty Peggy), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 1946-07-16 Richard LeParmentier, American actor (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • 1946-10-11 Daryl Hall [Hohl], American rocker, soul singer and songwriter (Hall & Oates), born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania
  • 1946-10-27 Terry J. Hart, American astronaut (STS 41C), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1946-10-30 Lynne Marta, actress (Love American Style), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1946-12-23 Tony Craig, [Kulasa], actor (That Boy Next Door), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1947-01-20 Stephen A Schwarzman, American CEO of The Blackstone Group and Chairman of President Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum, born in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
  • 1947-06-08 Joan La Barbara, American vocalist and composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestPete Maravich

1947-06-22 "Pistol" Pete Maravich, American NBA star (Atlanta Hawks), born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania (d. 1988)

NBA Guard Pete Maravich
NBA Guard
Pete Maravich
  • 1947-07-02 Ervin Hall, 100m hurdler (Olympic silver 1968), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1947-07-22 Curt Weldon, (Rep-R-Pennsylvania)
  • 1947-11-13 Gene Garber, American baseball player, born in Lancaster, 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)
  • 1948-03-30 Justin Deas, actor (As The World Turns, Santa Barbara), born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania
  • 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
  • 1948-06-22 Todd Rundgren, singer and guitarist (Hello it's Me), born in Upper Darby, 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)
  • 1948-10-06 Glenn Branca, avant-garde composer and guitarist, born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-10-13 Lacy J. Dalton, American country singer (Crazy Blue Eyes), born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1949-03-29 Michael Brecker, American jazz saxophonist (Brecker Brothers), born in Chetelham, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)
  • 1949-05-31 Steven Kampmann, actor (Kirk-Newhart), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1949-07-30 Joyce Jones, American singer (1st Choice), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1949-08-02 James Fallows, American writer and journalist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1949-08-30 Ted Ammon, American financier and investment banker, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)

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
  • 1950-03-03 Tim Kazurinsky, comedian (SNL, Police Academy 2, 3, 4), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • 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
  • 1950-04-10 Ken Griffey, Sr., American professional baseball player, born in Donora, Pennsylvania
  • 1950-07-26 Paul McHale Jr., American politcian (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • 1950-08-25 Charles Fambrough, American jazz musician, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1950-12-08 Dan Hartman, American musician (Edgar Winter Group), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 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
  • 1951-03-24 Earl Williams, American-Israeli NBA player, born in Levittown, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-06-30 Stanley Clarke, rock bassist (New Barbarians-Find Out Hideaway), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-07-19 Jayson Stark, American sportswriter (The Athletic), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-07-31 Gerald Anthony, American actor (Marco Dane-General Hospital, One Life to Live), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-08-13 Gwen Cheeseman, field hockey goalie (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Person of interestMichael Keaton

1951-09-05 Michael Keaton, American actor (Gung Ho, Batman, Beetlejuice), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • 1951-09-23 Ron Klink, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
  • 1951-11-05 Cindy Brooks, playmate (April, 1985), born in Gettysburg, 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
  • 1952-05-03 Caitlin Clarke, American actress (Dragonslayer), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • 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
  • 1952-08-01 Brian Patrick Clarke, American actor (Merle-Eight is Enough), born in Gettysburg, 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

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