United States of America in History (Part 33)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3201 - 3,300 of 10,136

  • 1934-01-03 Carla Hills, American lawyer and politician (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1975-77), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1934-01-08 Alexandra Ripley, American writer (d. 2004)
  • 1934-01-13 Rip Taylor, American actor and comedian (Gong Show, $1.98 Beauty Show), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1934-02-06 Bernard Erhard, American voice actor (d. 2000)
  • 1934-02-07 Earl King [Solomon Johnson], American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Come On), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1934-02-11 Mel Carnahan, American politician (d. 2000)
  • 1934-02-12 Anne Krueger, American economist
  • 1934-02-16 Harold "Hal" Kalin, American singer (Kalin Twins), born in Port Jervis, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1934-02-19 Carole Eastman, American screenwriter (d. 2004)

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1934-02-22 Sparky Anderson [George Lee Anderson], American MLB manager (Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers), born in Bridgewater, South Dakota (d. 2010)

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson
  • 1934-02-26 Robert Novak, American political columnist

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1934-02-27 Ralph Nader, American consumer advocate (Unsafe at Any Speed), born in Winsted, Connecticut

Political Activist Ralph Nader
Political Activist
Ralph Nader
  • 1934-02-27 Van Williams, American actor (Green Hornet, Tycoon), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1934-03-04 Anne Haney, American actress (Mrs. Sellner in Mrs. Doubtfire, Greta the secretary in Liar Liar), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2001)
  • 1934-03-13 Barry Hughart, American author
  • 1934-03-20 Willie Brown, American politician
  • 1934-03-24 William Smith, American actor

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1934-03-25 Gloria Steinem, American feminist and publisher (Ms Magazine), born in Toledo, Ohio

Journalist Gloria Steinem
Journalist
Gloria Steinem
  • 1934-03-29 Paul Crouch, American televangelist
  • 1934-03-31 Richard Chamberlain, American actor (Dr Kildare), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1934-04-01 Jim Ed Brown, American country music singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Sparkman, Arkansas
  • 1934-04-01 Don Hastings, American actor (Capt Video, Bob-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1934-04-01 Vladimir Posner, Russian/French/American journalist who represented and explained the views of the Soviet Union during the Cold War, born in Paris
  • 1934-04-02 Paul Joseph Cohen, American mathematician (d. 2007)
  • 1934-04-11 Mark Strand, American poet/editor/translator (Another Republic)
  • 1934-04-14 Fredric Jameson, American philosopher, cultural theorist
  • 1934-04-18 George Shirley, American tenor
  • 1934-04-25 Denny "Scott" Miller, American actor (Wagon Train), born in Bloomington Ind, (d. 2014)
  • 1934-04-28 Lois Duncan, American young adult novelist (I Know What You Did Last Summer), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • 1934-05-05 Ace Cannon, American saxophonist
  • 1934-05-10 Gary Owens, American disc jockey/TV host (Laugh In, Gong Show), born in Mitchell, South Dakota
  • 1934-05-10 Jeanine Basinger, American film scholar
  • 1934-05-22 Arne Harris, American television sports director (d. 2001)
  • 1934-06-03 Rolland D. McCune, American theologian
  • 1934-06-12 John A. Alonzo, American cinematographer (d. 2001)
  • 1934-06-16 William Forsyth Sharpe, American economist, Nobel laureate
  • 1934-06-16 Bill Cobbs [Wilbert], American actor (Night at the Museum, The Color of Money), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1934-06-26 John V Tunney, American politician (Rep/Sen-D-California), born in New York City

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1934-07-01 Sydney Pollack, American diretcor, actor and producer (Tootsie, Out of Africa), born in Lafayette, Indiana (d. 2008)

Film Director, Producer and Actor Sydney Pollack
Film Director, Producer and Actor
Sydney Pollack

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1934-07-09 Michael Graves, American postmodernist architect, born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Architect Michael Graves
Architect
Michael Graves
  • 1934-07-10 Jerry Nelson, American puppeteer, (d. 2012)

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1934-07-11 Giorgio Armani, Italian fashion designer (American Gigolo), born in Piacenza, Italy

Fashion Designer Giorgio Armani
Fashion Designer
Giorgio Armani
  • 1934-07-18 Darlene Conley, American actress (d. 2007)
  • 1934-07-24 Sante Kimes, American convicted con artist and murderess
  • 1934-08-03 Haystacks Calhoun, American professional wrestler (d. 1989)
  • 1934-08-05 Wendell Berry, American poet, writer and farmer
  • 1934-08-18 Vincent Bugliosi, American attorney and author (Helter-Skelter), born in Hibbing, Minnesota (d. 2015)
  • 1934-09-10 James L Oberstar, American politician (Rep-D-Minnesota, 1975-2011), born in Chisholm, Minnesota, (d. 2014)
  • 1934-09-12 Glenn Davis, American athlete (Olympic gold 1956,60), born in Wellsburg, West Virginia (d. 2009)
  • 1934-09-12 Jaegwon Kim, Korean-born American philosopher, born in Daegu, South Korea
  • 1934-09-22 Lute Olson, American basketball coach
  • 1934-10-05 Angelo Buono, Jr., American serial killer (d. 2002)
  • 1934-10-09 Jill Ker Conway, Australian-American author
  • 1934-10-12 Richard Meier, American architect and abstract artist, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1934-10-18 Chuck Swindoll, American evangelist
  • 1934-11-02 Bill Gothard, American Christian minister, speaker and Founder of the Institute in Basic Life Principles (IBLP), born in Illinois
  • 1934-11-05 Victor Argo, American actor (d. 2004)
  • 1934-11-12 Ann Flood, American actress (Edge of Night), born in Queens, New York

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1934-11-12 Charles Manson, American criminal, murderer and cult leader (Manson Family), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2017)

Murderer Charles Manson
Murderer
Charles Manson
  • 1934-11-13 Peter Arnett, New Zealand-born American journalist, born in Riverton, New Zealand
  • 1934-12-01 Billy Paul [Paul Williams], American singer (Me & Mrs Jones), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • 1934-12-10 Howard Martin Temin, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (d. 1994)
  • 1934-12-19 Casper R. Taylor, Jr., American politician
  • 1934-12-22 David Pearson, American racecar driver
  • 1934-12-28 Peggy Wilson, American LPGA golfer, born in Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1934-12-30 John Norris Bahcall, American physicist (d. 2005)
  • 1935-01-01 B. Kliban, American cartoonist known for his drawings of cats, usually with horrible puns (Love to Eat Them Mousies), born in Norwalk, Connecticut (d. 1990)
  • 1935-01-07 Kenny Davern, American jazz clarinetist (d. 2006)
  • 1935-01-07 Tommy Johnson, American tubist (d. 2006)

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1935-01-08 Elvis Presley, American singer and King of Rock and Roll (Blue Suede Shoes, Hounddog), born in Tupelo Mississippi (d. 1977)

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

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1935-01-09 Bob Denver, American actor (The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Gilligan's Island), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2005)

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver
  • 1935-01-09 Earl G. Graves, Sr., African-American Publisher
  • 1935-01-10 Ronnie Hawkins, American musician

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1935-01-16 A. J. Foyt, American racing driver (Indy 500 - 1961, 64, 67 & 77), born in Houston, Texas

Racing Car Driver A. J. Foyt
Racing Car Driver
A. J. Foyt
  • 1935-01-30 Richard Brautigan, novelist/poet (Trout Fishing in America), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1935-02-12 Ken Still, American professional golfer, born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1935-02-13 Tommy Jacobs, American PGA golfer, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1935-02-13 Dr. Don Panoz, American entrepreneur and motorsports impresario (ALMS)
  • 1935-02-17 Christina Pickles, UK-born American actress
  • 1935-03-09 Andrew Viterbi, American telecommunications scientist and businessman
  • 1935-03-13 Joseph Mascolo, American actor
  • 1935-03-13 Leslie Parrish, American actress
  • 1935-03-13 Michael Walzer, American philosopher
  • 1935-03-20 Ted Bessell, American actor (d. 1996)
  • 1935-04-01 Larry McDonald, American politician (d. 1983)

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1935-04-11 Richard Kuklinski, American mafia hit-man, born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2006)

Contract Killer Richard Kuklinski
Contract Killer
Richard Kuklinski
  • 1935-04-21 Thomas Kean, American politician
  • 1935-04-22 Paul Chambers, American jazz bassist (d. 1969)
  • 1935-04-23 Bunky Green, American musician
  • 1935-04-29 Otis Rush, American blues musician (Right Place, Wrong Time), born in Philadelphia. Mississippi
  • 1935-05-01 Ann Robinson, American actress
  • 1935-05-02 Lance LeGault, American actor, (d. 2012)
  • 1935-05-03 Ron Popeil, American inventor
  • 1935-05-09 Nokie Edwards, Lahoma, Oklahoma, American guitarist (The Ventures)
  • 1935-05-13 Dominic Cossa, American baritone
  • 1935-05-19 David Hartman, Pawtucket RI, TV personality (Good Morning America)
  • 1935-05-24 Joan Micklin Silver, American director
  • 1935-05-25 Victoria Shaw, Australian-born American actress (d. 1988)
  • 1935-05-27 Lee Meriwether, Miss America (Time Tunnel, Barnaby Jones), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1935-06-01 Reverend Ike [Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter II], American televangelist (Joy of Living), born in Ridgeland, South Carolina (d. 2009)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 3201 - 3,300 of 5,042

  • 2005-10-02 Nipsey Russell, American comedian (Car 54, Where Are You?), dies at 87
  • 2005-10-02 August Wilson, American playwright (b. 1945)
  • 2005-10-04 Stanley K. Hathaway, American politician (b. 1924)
  • 2005-10-07 Charles Rocket, American actor (b. 1949)
  • 2005-10-09 Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (b. 1913)
  • 2005-10-10 Wayne Booth, American literary critic (b. 1921)
  • 2005-10-12 C. Delores Tucker, American politician and civil rights activist (b. 1927)
  • 2005-10-13 Vivian Malone Jones, American civil rights activist (b. 1942)
  • 2005-10-16 "Len" Dresslar, American singer and voice actor (b. 1925)
  • 2005-10-16 Eugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (Little Rascals), dies at 71
  • 2005-10-16 David Reilly, American singer (God Lives Underwater) (b. 1971)
  • 2005-10-18 Bill King, American sports broadcaster (b. 1927)
  • 2005-10-19 Dallas Cook, American musician (Suburban Legends) (b. 1982)
  • 2005-10-20 Shirley Horn, American singer (b. 1934)
  • 2005-10-21 Tara Correa-McMullen, American actress, shot at 16
  • 2005-10-22 Franky Gee, American singer (Captain Jack) (b. 1962)
  • 2005-10-23 William Hootkins, American actor (b. 1948)
  • 2005-10-23 John Muth, American economist (b. 1930)

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2005-10-24 Rosa Parks, American civil rights activist who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger, dies of natural causes at 92

Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks
Civil Rights Activist
Rosa Parks
  • 2005-10-26 Keith Parkinson, American fantasy artist, dies of Leukemia at 47
  • 2005-10-28 Bob Broeg, American sports writer (b. 1918)
  • 2005-10-28 Richard Smalley, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1943)
  • 2005-10-31 John "Beatz" Holohan, American drummer (Bayside) (b. 1974)
  • 2005-10-31 Hal Anger, American biophysicist (b. 1920)
  • 2005-11-01 Michael Piller, American screenwriter (b. 1948)
  • 2005-11-04 Sheree North, American actress and singer (b. 1932)
  • 2005-11-05 Virginia MacWatters, American soprano (b. 1912)
  • 2005-11-08 David Westheimer, American novelist (b. 1917)
  • 2005-11-11 Peter Drucker, American management theorist (b. 1909)
  • 2005-11-11 Moustapha Akkad, Syrian-American film producer and director (b. 1930)
  • 2005-11-13 Eddie Guerrero, American/Mexican professional wrestler (b. 1967)
  • 2005-11-13 Vine Deloria, Jr., Native American author, theologian, historian, and activist (b. 1933)
  • 2005-11-15 Dr. Adrian Rogers, American Southern Baptist Minister and leader (b. 1931)
  • 2005-11-16 Ralph Edwards, American TV host (This is Your Life), dies at 92
  • 2005-11-18 Harold J Stone, American actor (Spartacus, The Wrong Man), dies at 92
  • 2005-11-20 Sheldon Gardner, American psychologist (b. 1934)
  • 2005-11-20 Chris Whitley, American musician (b. 1960)
  • 2005-11-20 James King, American singer (b. 1925)
  • 2005-11-21 Hugh Sidey, American journalist (b. 1927)
  • 2005-11-22 Bruce Hobbs, American jockey (b. 1920)
  • 2005-11-23 Constance Cummings, American-born British actress (b. 1910)
  • 2005-11-24 Pat Morita, American actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid) dies aged 73
  • 2005-11-27 Jocelyn Brando, American actress (b. 1919)
  • 2005-11-27 Joe Jones, American R&B singer (b. 1926)
  • 2005-11-28 Marc Lawrence, American actor (b. 1910)
  • 2005-11-29 Wendie Jo Sperber, American actress (Back to the Future), dies of breast cancer at 47
  • 2005-11-30 Jean Parker, American actress (b. 1915)
  • 2005-12-01 Gust Avrakotos, American intelligence case officer (b. 1938)
  • 2005-12-02 Kenneth Lee Boyd, American convicted murderer (executed) (b. 1948)
  • 2005-12-02 Nat Mayer Shapiro, American painter (b. 1919)
  • 2005-12-04 Gregg Hoffman, American film producer (b.1963)
  • 2005-12-05 Ed Masry, American lawyer (b. 1932)
  • 2005-12-09 Robert Sheckley, American author (b. 1928)

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2005-12-10 Richard Pryor, American comedian and actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy), dies aged 65

Comedian and Actor Richard Pryor
Comedian and Actor
Richard Pryor
  • 2005-12-12 Robert F. Newmyer, American film producer (b. 1946)
  • 2005-12-13 Timothy Jordan II, American musician (The All American Rejects, Jonezetta) (b. 1981)
  • 2005-12-14 Trevanian, American author (b. 1931)
  • 2005-12-16 Ed Hansen, American film director and editor (b. 1937)
  • 2005-12-16 John Spencer, American actor (b. 1946)
  • 2005-12-17 Jack Anderson, American journalist (b. 1922)
  • 2005-12-18 Alan Voorhees, American engineer and urban planner (b. 1922)
  • 2005-12-19 Vincent Gigante, American mafioso (b. 1927)
  • 2005-12-23 Norman D. Vaughan, American polar explorer and dogsled driver (b. 1905)
  • 2005-12-24 Michael Vale, American commercial actor (b. 1922)
  • 2005-12-26 Muriel Costa-Greenspon, American mezzo-soprano (b. 1937)
  • 2005-12-26 Vincent Schiavelli, American actor (b. 1948)
  • 2005-12-30 Rona Jaffe, American author (b. 1932)
  • 2005-12-31 Enrico di Giuseppe, American tenor (b. 1932)
  • 2006-01-01 Harry Magdoff, American magazine editor (b. 1913)
  • 2006-01-01 Bryan Harvey, American musician (House of Freaks) (b. 1956)
  • 2006-01-06 Lou Rawls, American vocalist (Dean Martin's Golddigers, Natural Man)
  • 2006-01-11 Nixzmary Brown, American child abuse victim, dies from extreme abuse 7
  • 2006-01-13 Frank Fixaris, American sportscaster (b. 1934)

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2006-01-14 Shelley Winters, American actress (Lolita, A Place in the Sun, A Patch of Blue & Poseidon Adventure), dies at 85

  • 2006-01-14 Jim Gary, American sculptor (b. 1939)
  • 2006-01-16 Stanley Biber, American physician, pioneer of transgender surgery, (b. 1923)
  • 2006-01-17 Clarence Ray Allen, American murderer (b. 1930)
  • 2006-01-19 Anthony Franciosa, American actor (b. 1928)

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2006-01-19 Wilson Pickett, American R&B singer (Funky Broadway), dies of a heart attack at 64

R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter Wilson Pickett
R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter
Wilson Pickett
  • 2006-01-24 Fayard Nicholas, American tap dancer, one-half of The Nicholas Brothers (b. 1914)
  • 2006-01-24 Chris Penn, American actor (b. 1965)
  • 2006-01-27 Gene McFadden, American singer and songwriter (b. 1948)
  • 2006-01-30 Coretta Scott King, American activist and wife of Martin Luther King Jr., dies of ovarian cancer at 78
  • 2006-02-03 Al Lewis, American actor (Grandpa in "The Munsters"), dies at 82

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2006-02-04 Betty Friedan, American writer and feminist, dies of congestive heart failure at 85

  • 2006-02-04 Myron Waldman, American animator (b. 1908)
  • 2006-02-05 Franklin Cover, American actor (b. 1928)
  • 2006-02-10 J Dilla, American rapper/producer (b. 1974)
  • 2006-02-10 Dick Harmon, American golf instructor (b. 1947)

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2006-02-11 Peter Benchley, American author, dies at 65

Jaws Novelist Peter Benchley
Jaws Novelist
Peter Benchley
  • 2006-02-13 Andreas Katsulas, Greek-American actor (b. 1946)
  • 2006-02-16 Johnny Grunge, American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • 2006-02-17 Bill Cowsill, American singer (The Cowsills), dies at 58
  • 2006-02-18 Richard Bright, American actor (b. 1937)
  • 2006-02-20 Curt Gowdy, American sportscaster (ABC), dies at 86
  • 2006-02-22 Anthony Burger, American musician and singer (b. 1961)
  • 2006-02-24 Octavia Butler, American author and MacArthur Foundation Fellow (b. 1947)
  • 2006-02-24 Don Knotts, American actor (Andy Griffth Show, 3's Company), died of lung cancer at 81
  • 2006-02-24 Dennis Weaver, American actor (b. 1924)
  • 2006-02-25 Darren McGavin, American actor (b. 1922)