United States of America in History (Part 53)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 5201 - 5,300 of 10,137

  • 1956-02-03 Lee Ranaldo, American musician (Sonic Youth)
  • 1956-02-05 Betty Ong, flight attendant that died on September 11, 2001, on American Airlines Flight 11
  • 1956-02-07 Emo Philips, American comedian
  • 1956-02-07 Mark St. John, American musician (Kiss) (d. 2007)
  • 1956-02-08 Dave Meros, American bassist (Spock's Beard)
  • 1956-02-11 H.R. [Paul D. Hudson], British-American singer (Bad Brains), born in London, England
  • 1956-02-19 Roderick MacKinnon, American biologist, Nobel laureate
  • 1956-02-20 Charlie Adler, American voice actor
  • 1956-02-24 Judith Butler, American philosopher
  • 1956-02-28 Mike Tenay, American wrestling commentator
  • 1956-02-29 Aileen Wuornos, American serial killer (d. 2002)
  • 1956-02-29 J. Randy Taraborrelli, American celebrity journalist
  • 1956-03-04 Kermit Driscoll, American jazz bassist
  • 1956-03-05 Teena Marie, American singer

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1956-03-07 Bryan Cranston, American actor (Breaking Bad, Malcolm in the Middle), born in Canoga Park, California

  • 1956-03-10 Mitchell Lichtenstein, American actor; son of Roy Lichtenstein
  • 1956-03-11 D. J. MacHale, American author and television writer
  • 1956-03-11 Rob Paulsen, American voice actor
  • 1956-03-17 Patrick McDonnell, American cartoonist
  • 1956-03-23 Laura Thorne, chef (named one of 10 best American chefs)
  • 1956-04-04 David E. Kelley, American writer and TV producer
  • 1956-04-05 Diamond Dallas Page, American professional wrestler
  • 1956-04-07 Christopher Darden, American O.J. Simpson prosecutor
  • 1956-04-18 Anna Kathryn Holbrook, American actress
  • 1956-04-21 Phillip Longman, American demographer
  • 1956-04-27 Bryan Harvey, American musician
  • 1956-05-04 David Guterson, American author
  • 1956-05-15 Dan Patrick, American sportscaster
  • 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
  • 1956-07-01 Alan Ruck, American actor (Spin City), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1956-07-03 Don Vito, American Viva La Bam castmember
  • 1956-07-05 Patsy Pease, American actress
  • 1956-07-06 Casey Sander, American actor
  • 1956-07-10 Tom McClintock, American politician
  • 1956-07-16 Tony Kushner, American playwright
  • 1956-07-17 Robert Romanus, American actor
  • 1956-07-21 Michael Connelly, American author
  • 1956-07-26 Tommy Rich, American professional wrestler
  • 1956-07-27 Carol Leifer, American actress
  • 1956-07-29 Teddy Atlas, American boxing trainer and commentator
  • 1956-07-30 Soraida Martinez, American Painter, Creator of Verdadism.
  • 1956-08-01 Tom Leykis, American radio personality
  • 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
  • 1956-08-24 John Culberson, American politician
  • 1956-08-29 GG Allin, American rock singer (d. 1993)
  • 1956-09-04 Blackie Lawless, American musician, lead singer in W.A.S.P.
  • 1956-09-06 Bill Ritter, American politician
  • 1956-09-07 Diane Warren, American song writer
  • 1956-09-10 Johnny Hickman, American musician
  • 1956-09-11 Tony Gilroy, American screenwriter and director
  • 1956-09-12 Sam Brownback, American politician
  • 1956-09-12 Ricky Rudd, American race car driver
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths