Tennessee in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 290 of 290

  • 1953-07-28 Steve Duncan, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1953-09-30 Deborah Allen, country singer (Jim Stafford Show), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1953-10-27 Michael Baker, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 43, 52, 68, 81), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1954-05-08 David Keith, actor (Back Roads, Firestarter), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1954-06-28 Ava Barber, country singer (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1954-06-29 Rick Honeycutt, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1954-11-19 Gail Stanton playmate (Jun, 1978), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1955-03-26 Dean Dillon, country singer (Chair), born in Lake City, Tennessee
  • 1955-05-05 Robert Feld, National Scrabble Champion (1990), born in Nashville, Tennessee

Person of interestRosanne Cash

1955-05-24 Rosanne Cash, country singer (Seven Year Ache, I Wonder), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Country Singer Rosanne Cash
Country Singer
Rosanne Cash
  • 1955-06-10 Andrew Stevens, actor (Seduction, Boys in Company C, Fury), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1955-08-02 Jimmy Lowe, country singer (Pirates of Ms-Fred Jake), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1955-09-26 Carlene Carter, American country singer (I Fell in Love), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1955-10-03 [Douglas] Allen Woody, bassist (Allman Brothers, Gov't Mule), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2000)
  • 1956-01-18 George Mark Collie, American country singer (Another Old Soldier), born in Waynesboro Tennessee
  • 1956-03-26 Charly McClain, country singer (Radio Heart), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • 1956-07-26 Tommy Rich, American professional wrestler, born in Hendersonville, Tennessee
  • 1956-09-23 June Forester, country singer (Forester Sister-Men), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1957-02-13 Doris King, vocalist (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1957-03-15 Park Overall, American actress (Empty Nest, Mississippi Burning), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1957-06-20 Koko B. Ware, American professional wrestler, born in Union City, Tennessee
  • 1957-10-11 Blair Cunningham, American rock drummer (Haircut 100), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1958-06-20 Chuck Wagner, actor (Automan), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1958-08-03 Cindy Nixon, American singer (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1958-11-22 Lee Guetterman, pitcher (NY Yankees, Seattle Mariners), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1958-12-08 Wayne Dickert, slalom double canoe (Olympic 11th 1996), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1959-05-07 Tamara E. Jernigan, American astronaut (STS 40, 52, 67, 80), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1959-06-27 Lorrie Morgan, American country singer (Out of Your Shoes), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1959-08-31 Rachel Dennison, actress (Doralee Rhodes-9 to 5), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1961-06-06 Bill Bates, American football safety (Dallas Cowboys), born in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
  • 1961-09-23 Phyllis Hines, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1962-02-02 Ben Testerman, tennis star, born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1962-08-14 Lady Bunny [Jon Ingle], American drag queen, promoter and founder of the annual Wigstock event, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Person of interestQuentin Tarantino

1963-03-27 Quentin Tarantino, American director and screenwriter (Pulp Fiction), born in Knoxville, Tennessee

Film Director & Screenwriter Quentin Tarantino
Film Director & Screenwriter
Quentin Tarantino
  • 1964-10-02 Sheila Echols, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1988), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1964-10-31 Darryl Worley, American country singer (Hard Rain Don't Last), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1965-03-12 Steve Finley, American MLB outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Union City Tennessee
  • 1965-07-17 Craig Morgan [Greer], American singer (My Kind of Livin'), born in Kingston Springs, Tennessee
  • 1965-07-24 Joe Oliver, catcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1966-01-04 Deana Carter, American country singer, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1966-01-14 Daniel J Schneider, actor (Dennis-Head of the Class), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Person of interestDoug McMillon

1966-10-17 Doug McMillon, American CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (2014-), born in Memphis, Tennessee

CEO of Wal-Mart Doug McMillon
CEO of Wal-Mart
Doug McMillon
  • 1966-12-01 Greg McMichael, pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1967-02-13 Eddie Pye, US baseball infielder (LA Dodgers), born in Columbia, Tennessee
  • 1967-06-24 Jeff Cease, guitarist (Black Crowes-Shake Your Money Maker), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1967-09-07 Leslie Jones, American comedian and actress (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Person of interestLisa Marie Presley

1968-02-01 Lisa Marie Presley Keough Jackson, daughter of Elvis, born in Memphis, Tennessee

Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley
Princess of Rock and Roll
Lisa Marie Presley
  • 1968-02-28 Mike Milchin, pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1969-03-28 Elliot Perry, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1969-03-28 Rodney Atkins, American country music singer-songwriter (Honesty), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1969-11-09 Allison Wolfe, American musician (Bratmobile, Partyline, born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1970-06-17 Ron "Popeye" Jones, American NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks, Toronto Raptors), born in Dresden, Tennessee
  • 1970-07-16 William Van Landingham, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Columbia, Tennessee
  • 1971-02-19 Becca Lee, Tennessee, Miss USA (Tenn-3rd-1996)
  • 1971-03-09 Bev Oden, American volleyball middle blocker (Olympics 1996), born in Millington, Tennessee
  • 1971-04-11 Vicellous Reon Shannon, American actor (The Hurricane), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Person of interestShannen Doherty

1971-04-12 Shannen Doherty, American actress (Little House, Beverly Hills 90210), born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • 1971-05-03 Josey Scott, American singer (Saliva), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1971-07-15 Dean Panaro, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1971-09-11 Shelton Quarles, American football player, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1972-05-05 Wendy Kaye, playmate (Jul, 1991), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1972-07-02 Towanna Stone, Miss USA-Tennessee (1997, 3rd)
  • 1972-07-18 Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway, NBA guard (Orlando, Olympic gold 1996), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1972-08-05 Arthur Reid, pairs skater (& Jennifer Darst), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1972-09-08 Cari Shayne, American actress (Karen Cates-General Hospital), born in Sellersville, Tennessee
  • 1972-11-02 Jeni Stephens, Miss America-Tennessee (1997), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1973-04-04 Tiffany Woosley, American basketball player (Houston Comets), born in Shelbyville, Tennessee
  • 1974-10-29 R A Dickey, baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1974-10-31 Jeff Gooch, linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1975-02-23 Chris Garner, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1975-04-07 John Cooper, American christian rock musician (Skillet), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1975-05-03 Christina Hendricks, American actress (Mad Men), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1975-11-17 Lord Infamous [Ricky T Dunigan], American rapper (Three 6 Mafia), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1976-06-26 Chad Pennington, American football player (New York Jets), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1976-08-26 Carey Tally, soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1977-04-12 Sarah Jane Morris, American actress (Brothers & Sisters), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1978-09-18 Shelly Moore, Miss Teen USA (Tennessee, 1997)
  • 1979-07-16 Jayma Mays, American actress (Glee, Heroes), born in Bristol, Tennessee
  • 1979-08-21 Ashley Whitney, 800m freestyle relay (Olympics 1996), born in Nashville, Tennessee

Person of interestJustin Timberlake

1981-01-31 Justin Timberlake, American singer-songwriter and actor (Sexyback, My Love), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter
Justin Timberlake
  • 1981-05-11 Daniel Ortmeier, American baseball player, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1981-07-15 Alecia Ingram, gymnast (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1982-01-14 Caleb Followill, American alternative-rock vocalist and musician (Kings of Leon), born in Mount Juliet, Tennessee
  • 1982-07-25 Brad Renfro, American actor (The Client), born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2008)
  • 1986-04-01 Hillary Scott, American singer and songwriter (Lady Antebellum), born in Nashville, Tennessee

Person of interestMegan Fox

1986-05-16 Megan Fox, American actress (Transformers) and model, born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Actress Megan Fox
Actress
Megan Fox
  • 1986-11-20 Jared Followill, American alternative-rock backing vocalist and musician (Kings of Leon), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1990-01-30 Jake Thomas, American actor (A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Lizzie McGuire), born in Knoxville, Tennessee

Person of interestMiley Cyrus

1992-11-23 Miley Cyrus, American actress and singer (Hannah Montana, The Climb), born in Nashville, Tennessee

Actress/Singer Miley Cyrus
Actress/Singer
Miley Cyrus
  • 2003-01-26 Robby Novak [Kid President], American internet personality (YouTube), born in Henderson, Tennessee

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Famous Deaths