Tennessee in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 393 of 393

  • 1958-10-18 Thomas Hearns, American boxer (first boxer to win world titles in 5 weight divisions), born in Memphis, 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
  • 1960-11-15 Dann Huff, American songwriter, session musician, producer (Michael Jackson), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1961-04-23 Terry Gordy, American professional wrestler, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 2001)
  • 1961-06-06 Bill Bates, American football safety (Dallas Cowboys), born in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
  • 1961-08-14 Eddie Gilbert, American wrestler, born in Lexington, Tennessee (d. 1995)
  • 1962-02-02 Ben Testerman, tennis star, born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1962-08-13 Lady Bunny [Jon Ingle], American drag queen, promoter and founder of the annual Wigstock event, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1962-12-11 Ben Browder, American actor (Farscape), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1963-01-20 James Denton, American actor, born in Nashville, 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
  • 1964-06-04 Steve Searcy, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1964-07-17 Craig Morgan [Greer], American singer (My Kind of Livin'), born in Kingston Springs, Tennessee
  • 1964-10-02 Sheila Echols, American track athlete (Olympic gold 4 x 100m 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
  • 1965-07-24 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, American actor (Dennis-Head of the Class), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1966-10-10 Kevin Paige, American vocalist (Don't Shut Me Out), 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
  • 1967-02-05 Chris Parnell, American actor, born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1967-02-13 Eddie Pye, American 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
  • 1968-05-06 Andy Kelly, American football quarterback (Nashville Kats, Rhein Fire), born in Dayton, Tennessee
  • 1968-07-17 Beth Littleford, American comedian, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1969-01-08 Jeff Abercrombie, American bassist, born in Kenton, 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
  • 1969-09-25 David Weathers, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins, NY Yankees), born in Lawrenceburg, 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
  • 1970-09-09 Mike Faulkerson, American football fullback (Chicago Bears), born in Kingsport, Tennessee
  • 1970-09-14 Robert Ben Garant, American screenwriter and actor (Reno 991!), born in Cookeville, Tennessee
  • 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
  • 1971-08-07 Sydney Penny, American actress (Danni-New Gidget, Thorn Birds, All My Children), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1971-09-11 Shelton Quarles, American NFL linebacker, executive (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Director Football Ops), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1971-10-27 Jade Arcade, American comics artist and writer, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1971-12-05 Kali Rocha, American actress (Liv and Maddie), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1971-12-21 Brett Scallions, American singer (Fuel, The X's), born in Brownsville, Tennessee
  • 1972-01-10 Brian Lawler, American professional wrestler, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2018)
  • 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
  • 1973-01-02 Chris Woodruff, American tennis player and coach (Indian Wells 1999 semi-finals; coach University of Tennessee), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1973-04-04 Tiffany Woosley, American basketball player (Houston Comets), born in Shelbyville, Tennessee
  • 1973-05-25 Jeff Smith, American football cornerback (Scotland Claymores, KC Chiefs), born in Decatur, Tennessee
  • 1973-07-09 Kelly Holcomb, American football quarterback (Indianapolis Colts, Cleveland Browns), born in Fayetteville, Tennessee
  • 1973-08-20 Todd Helton, American baseball player (Colorado Rockies), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1973-10-25 Steve White, American football defensive end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1973-12-20 Jenny Boucek, WNBA guard (Cleveland Rockers), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1974-10-29 R A Dickey, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star, NL Cy Young Award, NL strikeout leader 2012; Gold Glove Award 2013; NY Mets, Toronto Blue Jays), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1974-10-31 Jeff Gooch, American football 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
  • 1975-11-01 Scott "Skippy" Chapman, American musician (Code of Ethics), born in Memphis, 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
  • 1977-01-17 Kevin Thorn, American professional wrestler, born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1977-04-12 Sarah Jane Morris, American actress (Brothers & Sisters), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1978-01-10 Brent Smith, American singer (Shinedown), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1978-06-12 DJ Qualls, American actor (Road Trip), born in Nashville, 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
  • 1980-01-22 Jake Grove, American football player, born in Johnson City, Tennessee
  • 1980-12-08 Brandt Snedeker, American golfer (US Masters 2008, British Open 2012 3rd), born in Nashville, Tennessee

Person of interestJustin Timberlake

1981-01-31 Justin Timberlake, American singer-songwriter & 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
  • 1982-01-14 Caleb Followill, American alternative-rock vocalist & musician (Kings of Leon), born in Mount Juliet, Tennessee
  • 1982-07-25 Brad Renfro, American actor (The Client), born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2008)
  • 1985-06-12 Chris Young, American country music singer and songwriter, born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • 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
  • 1987-10-02 Ricky Stenhouse Jr, American auto racer (NASCAR Nationwide Series champion 2011-12), 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 and Singer Miley Cyrus
Actress and Singer
Miley Cyrus
  • 2003-01-26 Robby Novak [Kid President], American internet personality (YouTube), born in Henderson, Tennessee

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