United States of America in History (Part 53)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 5201 - 5,300 of 10,084

  • 1956-05-17 Bob Saget, comedian (Full House, America's Funniest Home Video), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1956-05-20 Dean Butler, American actor
  • 1956-05-20 William Michaelian, American novelist and poet
  • 1956-05-25 David P. Sartor, American music composer
  • 1956-05-27 Cynthia McFadden, American television anchor
  • 1956-06-04 Keith David, American actor
  • 1956-06-04 John Hockenberry, American journalist
  • 1956-06-09 Patricia Cornwell, American author
  • 1956-06-14 Sam Irvin, American director and producer
  • 1956-06-19 Doug Stone, American singer
  • 1956-06-27 Ted Haggard, American evangelical preacher (New Life Church, Colorado), born in Yorktown, Indiana
  • 1956-07-01 Alan Ruck, American actor (Spin City), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1956-07-03 Don Vito, American Viva La Bam castmember
  • 1956-07-06 Casey Sander, American actor
  • 1956-07-10 Tom McClintock, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in White Plains, New York
  • 1956-07-16 Tony Kushner, American playwright and screenwriter (Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes), born in New York
  • 1956-07-17 Robert Romanus, American actor
  • 1956-07-21 Michael Connelly, American author
  • 1956-07-26 Tommy Rich, American professional wrestler, born in Hendersonville, Tennessee
  • 1956-07-27 Carol Leifer, American actress and comedian, born in East Williston, New York
  • 1956-07-29 Teddy Atlas, American boxing trainer and commentator
  • 1956-07-30 Soraida Martinez, American painter and creator of Verdadism, born in Manhattan, New York City
  • 1956-08-01 Tom Leykis, American radio personality (The Tom Leykis Show), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1956-08-02 Fulvio Melia, Italian-American physicist/astrophysicist and author
  • 1956-08-14 Rusty Wallace, American race car driver
  • 1956-08-17 Gail Berman, American film executive
  • 1956-08-18 John Debney, American composer
  • 1956-08-18 Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz, American musician
  • 1956-08-23 Skipp Sudduth, American actor (Third Watch), born in Wareham, Massachusetts
  • 1956-08-24 John Culberson, American politician
  • 1956-08-29 GG [Jesus Christ] Allin, American punk rock singer, born in Lancaster, New Hampshire (d. 1993)
  • 1956-09-04 Blackie Lawless, American musician, lead singer in W.A.S.P.
  • 1956-09-06 Bill Ritter, American politician (41st Governor of Colorado), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1956-09-07 Diane Warren, American songwriter (Music of My Heart), born in Van Nuys, California
  • 1956-09-10 Johnny Hickman, American musician
  • 1956-09-11 Tony Gilroy, American screenwriter and director (Bourne), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1956-09-12 Sam Brownback, American attorney and politician (46th Governor of Kansas), born in Garnett, Kansas
  • 1956-09-12 Ricky Rudd, American race car driver, born in Norfolk County, Virginia
  • 1956-09-15 Tawny Elaine Godin Schneider, Maine, Miss America (76)/(Eye on Hollywood)
  • 1956-09-17 Brian Andreas, American writer, sculptor, painter and publisher
  • 1956-09-18 Chris Hedges, American journalist and author
  • 1956-09-21 Marta Kauffman, American television producer
  • 1956-09-23 Peter David, American writer
  • 1956-09-25 Jamie Hyneman, American visual effects technician (MythBusters), born in Marshall, Michigan
  • 1956-09-26 Steve Butler, American racing driver
  • 1956-10-06 Kathleen Webb, American comic book writer and artist
  • 1956-10-10 Mark Gordon, American film producer (Saving Private Ryan), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • 1956-10-13 Chris Carter, American television producer (The X-Files), born in Bellflower, California
  • 1956-10-18 Craig Bartlett, American animator
  • 1956-10-18 Jim Talent, Des Peres, Missouri, American politician (Rep-R-Missouri)
  • 1956-10-19 Bruce Weber, American Basketball Coach, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1956-10-24 Dale Maharidge, American author
  • 1956-10-26 Rita Wilson, American actress and singer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-10-28 Dave Wyndorf, American singer (Monster Magnet)
  • 1956-11-03 Kevin Murphy, American actor and puppeteer
  • 1956-11-03 Gary Ross, American film director
  • 1956-11-04 Jordan Rudess, American musician (Dream Theater)
  • 1956-11-07 Judy Tenuta, American comedian, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-11-13 Ginger Alden, American actress
  • 1956-11-15 Brian Douglas Wells, American criminal (d. 2003)
  • 1956-11-16 Terry Labonte, American NASCAR driver
  • 1956-11-19 Ann Curry, American journalist
  • 1956-11-22 Richard Kind, American actor
  • 1956-11-26 Dale Jarrett, American race car driver
  • 1956-11-27 William Fichtner, American actor
  • 1956-11-29 Hinton Battle, American dancer
  • 1956-11-29 Leo Laporte, American television personality
  • 1956-12-01 Julee Cruise, American singer and actress
  • 1956-12-05 Brian Backer, American actor
  • 1956-12-17 Peter Farrelly, American film director
  • 1956-12-18 Ron White, American comedian
  • 1956-12-26 David Sedaris, American essayist
  • 1956-12-31 Steve Rude, American comics artist
  • 1957-01-07 Nicholson Baker, American novelist
  • 1957-01-12 John Lasseter, American animation director (Pixar), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1957-01-13 Lorrie Moore, American writer
  • 1957-01-17 Steve Harvey, American actor, comedian and radio personality
  • 1957-01-17 Ann Nocenti, American comic book writer
  • 1957-01-23 Lou Schuler, American fitness journalist
  • 1957-01-25 Andrew P. Harris, American politician
  • 1957-02-04 Don Davis, American composer
  • 1957-02-04 Evan Wolfson, American attorney and activist
  • 1957-02-13 Denise Austin, American fitness expert
  • 1957-02-15 Jimmy Spencer, American race car driver
  • 1957-02-15 Steve Farhood, American boxing historian and analyst
  • 1957-02-26 David Muldrow Beasley, American politician
  • 1957-02-28 Paul Delph, American musician and producer (d. 1996)
  • 1957-03-04 Jim Dwyer, American journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner, born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-03-04 Rick Mast, American NASCAR driver
  • 1957-03-06 Edward "Eddie" Deezen, American actor (Grease, I Wanna Hold Your Hand), born in Cumberland, Maryland
  • 1957-03-09 Mark Mancina, American composer (Speed, Bad Boys, Moana), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1957-03-10 Matt Knudsen, American actor
  • 1957-03-11 The Lady Chablis [Benjamin Knox], American transgender entertainer (Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil), born in Quincy, Florida (d. 2016)
  • 1957-03-11 Cheryl Lynn, American singer
  • 1957-03-13 John Hoeven, American politician, governor of North Dakota, born in Bismarck, North Dakota
  • 1957-03-14 Tad Williams, American author
  • 1957-03-15 David Silverman, American animator

Person of interestSpike Lee

1957-03-20 Spike Lee [Shelton Jackson Lee], American film director (Mo Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Director Spike Lee
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