Texas in History (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 558

  • 1960-02-03 B J Jefferson, American actress (Ronnie Laurance-Another World), born in Dallas Texas
  • 1960-02-29 Richard Ramirez, El Paso, Texas, serial killer (Night Stalker)

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1960-07-30 Richard Linklater, American filmmaker (Before Sunrise, Boyhood), born in Houston, Texas

  • 1960-09-02 Eric Dickerson, NFL halfback (LA Rams, Colts/2,105 yds in 1984), born in Sealy, Texas
  • 1960-10-19 Jennifer Holliday, singer/actress (Dream Girls), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1960-10-29 Michael Carter, shot putter (Olympic silver 1984), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1961-03-25 John Stockwell, actor (Born to Ride, City Limits), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1961-04-13 Tammy Stephens, singer (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel), born in Arlington, Texas
  • 1961-05-27 Peri Gilpin, actor (Roz Doyle-Frasier), born in Waco, Texas
  • 1961-07-04 Richard Allen Garriott, computer game designer (Origin), born in Austin, Texas

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1961-07-15 Forest Whitaker, actor and director (The Last King of Scotland, Platoon), born in Longview, Texas

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1961-07-23 Woody Harrelson, American actor (Woody Boyd in Cheers), born in Midland, Texas

  • 1961-08-01 Mark "Red" Mitchell, American actor (JFK, 8 Seconds, I Want to Live), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1994)
  • 1961-09-30 Crystal Bernard, actress (Amy-It's a Living, Helen-Wings), born in Garland, Texas
  • 1961-10-04 David W Harper, actor (Jim Bob-Waltons), born in Abilene, Texas
  • 1961-12-26 Storm Davis, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1962-06-01 Sherri Howard, 4X400m hurdler (Olympic gold 1984), born in Sherman, Texas
  • 1962-07-21 Ike Eisenmann, actor (Scott-Fantastic Journey), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1962-07-31 Kym Malin, playmate (May, 1982), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1962-09-16 Kimberly McArthur, playmate (January, 1982), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1963-03-02 Tuff Hedeman, American retired bull rider (ambassador of Championship Bull Riding), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1963-03-03 Jacqueline Sheen, playmate (July, 1990), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1963-03-24 Sammy Giammatva, tennis star, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1963-04-11 Eddy Moya, actor, born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1963-04-21 John Cameron Mitchell, actor (Misplaced, Band of the Hand), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1963-05-29 Lisa Whelchel, actress (Blair-Facts of Life), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1963-06-20 Kirk Baptiste, 200m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1963-07-13 Anthony "Spud" Webb, NBA guard (5f 7inch slam dunk champion), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1963-07-13 Bobby Rock, rock drummer (Nelson-Love & Affection), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1963-07-26 Marianne Berglund, Swedish cyclist (1983 Ruffles Tour of Texas), born in Skellefteå, Sweden
  • 1963-09-06 Mark Chesnutt, country singer (Too Cold at Home), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1963-10-04 Bruce Ruffin, pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Lubbock, Texas

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1963-11-16 Zina Garrison Jackson, tennis star (1988/90 Wimbledon), born in Houston, Texas

Tennis Player Zina Garrison
Tennis Player
Zina Garrison
  • 1964-01-31 Sharon Cain, team handball center back (Olympics-1996), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1964-03-06 Cher Butler, playmate (August, 1985), born in Garland, Texas
  • 1964-03-29 Jill Goodacre Connick, model (Victoria Secrets), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • 1964-07-21 Susan Swift, actress (Chisholms), born in Houston, Texas

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1964-08-15 Melinda Gates, American philanthropist and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, born in Dallas, Texas

Philanthropist Melinda Gates
Philanthropist
Melinda Gates
  • 1964-09-24 Gene Watkins, American actor (James Walsh-As the World Turns), born in Waco, Texas
  • 1964-10-05 Denean Howard, 4X400m relayer (Olympic silver 1988), born in Sherman, Texas
  • 1964-12-02 Yolanda Henry, high jumper, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1964-12-22 Mike Jackson, pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1965-01-02 Greg Swindell, pitcher (Houston Astros, Cleve Indians), born in Fort Worth, Texas

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1965-02-23 Michael Dell, American computer manufacturer (Dell Technologies), born in Houston, Texas

Entrepreneur and Founder of Dell Michael Dell
Entrepreneur and Founder of Dell
Michael Dell
  • 1965-03-31 William McNamara, actor (Texasville, Beat, Stealing Home), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1965-04-21 Karen Foster, Lufkin Texas, playmate (Oct, 1989)
  • 1965-06-03 Suzan Kaminga, bodybuilder, born in Austin, Texas
  • 1965-07-10 Buddy Groom, pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1965-07-15 Scott Livingstone, infielder (SD Padres, Det Tigers), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1965-07-22 Shawn Michaels, [Mike Hickenbottom], wrestler (WWF/AWA), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1965-10-06 Jim "Razor" Sharp, American rodeo rider (Las Vegas 1988), Kermit, Texas
  • 1965-11-18 Mark Petkovsek, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1965-12-11 Laurie Carr, playmate (Dec, 1986), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1966-02-03 Sean Patrick Wade, NZ marathoner (Olympics-96), born in Houston, Texas

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1966-04-08 Robin Wright, American actress (Santa Barbara, Princess Bride), born in Dallas, Texas

Actress Robin Wright
Actress
Robin Wright

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1966-04-14 Greg Maddux, pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in San Angelo, Texas

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux
  • 1966-06-28 Mary Stuart Masterson, American actress (Some Kind of Wonderful), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1966-10-15 Jeffrey Jacquet, Bay City Texas, actor (Mork & Mindy, Whiz Kids)
  • 1966-12-12 Cheryl Dickey, 100m hurdler, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-01-12 Farrah Forke, Texas, actress (Dweebs, Mr Rhodes, Disclosure, Heat)
  • 1967-02-17 Michelle Forbes, actress (Ensign Ro-Star Trek Next Gen), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1967-03-01 George Eads, American actor (CSI), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1967-04-12 Kirk Everist, water polo driver (Olympics-96), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-06-02 Mike Stanton, American pitcher (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-06-29 Melora Hardin, actress (Family Tree, Best Times), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-08-09 Elexa Wills/Orrange, Orange Texas, long jumper/triple jumper
  • 1967-08-19 Tabitha Soren, American MTV reporter (This Week in Rock), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1967-09-13 Michael Johnson, 200m/400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-96), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1967-11-07 Sharleen Spiteri Scottish singer and songwriter (Texas)
  • 1967-11-28 Anna Nicole "Vickie" Smith, playmate (May 1992), born in Houston, Texas

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1967-12-13 Jamie Foxx, American actor (Ray, In Living Color) comedian and musician, born in Terrell, Texas

Actor and Singer-Songwriter Jamie Foxx
Actor and Singer-Songwriter
Jamie Foxx
  • 1968-02-07 Ashely Allen, playmate (Aug, 1992), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1968-04-15 Billy Brewer, pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1968-07-07 Chuck Knoblauch, shortstop (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1968-08-31 Jim Bob Howard, Wichita Falls Texas, actor (Flash & Bone)
  • 1968-09-16 Tara Cross-Battle, volleyball hitter (Oly-br-92, 96), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1968-11-05 Cary Blanchard, NFL kicker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)

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1968-11-18 Owen Wilson, American actor (Meet the Parents, Zoolander), born in Dallas, Texas

  • 1969-04-01 Frank Castillo, pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 2013)
  • 1969-04-25 Renée Zellweger, American actress (Bridget Jones), born in Katy, Texas
  • 1969-05-10 Pete Schourek, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1969-08-23 Amanda Hope, playmate (Jul, 1992), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1969-10-24 Arthur Rhodes, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Waco, Texas

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1969-11-04 Matthew McConaughey, American actor (Contact, A Time to Kill), born in Uvalde, Texas

  • 1970-01-09 Graciela Schutt, WPVA volleyballer (Deerfield-25th-1995), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1970-11-06 Ethan Hawke, American actor (Dad, Dead Poets Society, Explorers), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1970-12-09 Marlin Cannon, 200m/400m runner, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1970-12-13 George Van Os Jr, team handball left back (Oly-1996), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-12-22 [Rafael Edward] Ted Cruz, American Politician (Senate-R-Texas 2013-), born in Calgary. Alberta
  • 1971-02-02 Tony Miller, Mount Pleasant Texas, 400m runner
  • 1971-02-15 Renee O'Connor, American actress, (Xena Warrior Princess), born in Katy, Texas
  • 1971-02-26 Erykah Badu [Erica Abi Wright;], American singer-songwriter, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-03-25 Sheryl Swoopes, Texas, WNBA forward (Houston Comets. Oly-gold-96)
  • 1971-04-16 Selena [Quintanilla-Pérez], Mexican-American singer-songwriter known as the Queen of Tejano music (Grammy-1994), born in Lake Jackson, Texas (d. 1995)
  • 1971-08-28 Shane Andrews, infielder (Montreal Expos), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-09-08 Henry Thomas, actor (ET), born in San Antonio, Texas

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1971-09-18 Lance Armstrong, American road cyclist (7 Tour de France wins) barred from sport for using banned drugs, born in Plano, Texas

Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong
Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat
Lance Armstrong
  • 1971-12-27 James Stewart, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions), born in Fairfield, Texas

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1972-04-17 Jennifer Garner [Affleck], American actress (Sydney Bristow-Alias), born in Houston, Texas

  • 1972-10-05 Grant Hill, NBA forward/guard (Det Pistons, Oly-gold-96), born in Dallas, Texas

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