United States of America in History (Part 54)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 5301 - 5,400 of 10,105

  • 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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  • 1957-03-20 Vanessa Bell Calloway, American actress
  • 1957-03-25 Jim Uhls, American screenwriter
  • 1957-04-04 Kelso, American racehorse, born in Claiborne Farm near Paris, Kentucky (d. 1983)
  • 1957-04-10 John M. Ford, American sci-fi author and poet, born in East Chicago, Indiana (d. 2006)
  • 1957-04-10 Steve Gustafson, American bass guitarist (10,000 Maniacs), born in Seville, Spain
  • 1957-04-13 Amy Goodman, American activist, host of Democracy Now
  • 1957-04-14 Richard Jeni, American comedian (d. 2007)
  • 1957-04-21 Edward Leslie, American professional wrestler
  • 1957-04-29 Mark Kendall, American guitarist
  • 1957-04-29 Timothy Treadwell, American bear enthusiast (d. 2003)
  • 1957-04-30 Aviva Chomsky, American historian, daughter of Noam Chomsky
  • 1957-05-07 Hercules [Raymond Fernandez], American professional wrestler, born in Tampa, Florida (d. 2004)
  • 1957-05-13 Alan Ball, American screenwriter, director, and producer
  • 1957-05-14 Leon White, American professional wrestler
  • 1957-05-15 Kevin Von Erich, American professional wrestler
  • 1957-05-21 Bruce Buffer, American Mixed Martial Arts Announcer
  • 1957-05-22 Lisa Murkowski, American politician
  • 1957-05-23 Mark Arnold, American actor
  • 1957-05-25 Edward Lee, American writer
  • 1957-05-26 Kristina Olsen, American musician
  • 1957-05-28 Ben Howland, American college basketball coach, born in Lebanon, Oregon
  • 1957-05-29 Jeb Hensarling, American politician
  • 1957-06-02 King Lizzard, American entertainer and songwriter
  • 1957-06-11 Jamaaladeen Tacuma, American jazz musician, born in Hempstead, New York
  • 1957-06-17 Martin Dillon, American opera singer (d. 2005)
  • 1957-06-17 Jon Gries, American actor
  • 1957-06-20 Koko B. Ware, American professional wrestler
  • 1957-06-28 Mike Skinner, American racecar driver
  • 1957-06-30 Sterling Marlin, American race car driver (NASCAR)
  • 1957-07-07 Jonathan Dayton, American film director
  • 1957-07-09 Tim Kring, American writer and producer
  • 1957-07-10 Cindy Sheehan, American anti-war/political activist
  • 1957-07-26 Hart Hanson, American television writer and producer
  • 1957-07-27 Matt Osborne, American professional wrestler
  • 1957-07-29 Alessandra Marc, American operatic soprano
  • 1957-08-02 Mojo Nixon, American musician and actor
  • 1957-08-04 Brooks D. Simpson, American historian
  • 1957-08-05 Clayton Rohner, American actor
  • 1957-08-06 Jim McGreevey, American politician
  • 1957-08-08 Nancy Glass, TV broadcaster (American Journal)
  • 1957-08-14 Gino Hernandez, American wrestler (d. 1986)
  • 1957-08-16 Laura Innes, American actress and director (ER, The Event), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • 1957-08-24 Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-08-29 Jerry D. Bailey, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey/broadcaster (Kentucky Derby 1993, 1996), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1957-09-02 Tony Alva, American skateboarder
  • 1957-09-03 Garth Ancier, American television executive
  • 1957-09-04 Khandi Alexander, American actress
  • 1957-09-04 Patricia Tallman, American actress
  • 1957-09-13 John G. Trueschler, American politician
  • 1957-09-20 Rich DiSilvio, American new media developer & artist
  • 1957-09-23 Rosalind Chao, American actress
  • 1957-09-24 Brad Bird, American director (The Iron Giant, The Incredibles), born in Kalispell, Montana
  • 1957-10-04 Bill Fagerbakke, American actor
  • 1957-10-04 Kyra Schon, American actress
  • 1957-10-05 Mark Geragos, American attorney
  • 1957-10-05 Bernie Mac, American comedian (d. 2008)
  • 1957-10-08 Joe Castiglione, American college athletic director
  • 1957-10-09 Don Garber, American sports commissioner
  • 1957-10-11 Paul Sereno, American paleontologist
  • 1957-10-15 Stacy Peralta, American director
  • 1957-10-17 Lawrence Bender, American film producer (Reservoir Dogs, Death Proof, Django Unchained, An Inconvenient Truth), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • 1957-10-19 Ray Richmond, American columnist and critic
  • 1957-10-19 Doug Kirby, American author and travel guide
  • 1957-10-24 Ron Gardenhire, German-born American baseball manager
  • 1957-10-24 John Kassir, American actor and comedian
  • 1957-10-27 Jeff East, American actor (Huckleberry Finn, Superman), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1957-10-29 Dan Castellaneta, American voice actor, Best known as the voice of Homer Simpson
  • 1957-10-31 Robert Pollard, American rocker (Guided by Voices), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1957-10-31 Brian Stokes Mitchell, American singer and actor, born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1957-11-02 Carter Beauford, American drummer (Dave Matthews Band), born in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • 1957-11-14 Michael J Fitzgerald, American writer
  • 1957-11-15 Ray McKinnon, American film actor/director
  • 1957-11-27 Kevin O'Connell, American sound re-recording mixer
  • 1957-11-29 Charles Grant, American actor (Evan Frame-Another World, Bold & Beautiful), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • 1957-11-30 Andrew Calhoun, American musician
  • 1957-12-04 Eric S. Raymond, American open source advocate
  • 1957-12-10 Michael Clarke Duncan, American actor, (d. 2012)
  • 1957-12-10 Prem Rawat, known also as Guru Maharaj Ji and Maharaji, American Indian spiritual leader and speaker
  • 1957-12-12 Sheila E.[scovedo], American singer, drummer and percussionist (Krush Grove, Holly Rock), born in Oakland, California
  • 1957-12-13 Morris Day, American singer (The Time)
  • 1957-12-14 Gary Ferris, American author
  • 1957-12-15 Mike McAlary, American journalist (d. 1998)
  • 1957-12-19 John Gulager, American film director and actor (He Was a Quiet Man), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-12-20 Joyce Hyser, American actress
  • 1957-12-29 Brad Grey, American film and TV producer, Chairman of Paramount Pictures, born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1957-12-29 Paul Rudnick, American screenwriter/playwright
  • 1958-01-04 Andy Borowitz, American comedian and satirist
  • 1958-01-06 Scott Bryce, American actor ( As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-01-12 Curt Fraser, American ice hockey coach
  • 1958-01-27 James Grippando, American novelist
  • 1958-02-03 N. Gregory Mankiw, American economist
  • 1958-02-06 Cecily Adams, entertainment caster (American Heart), born in Queens, New York
  • 1958-02-08 "Sensational" Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler (WWF), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2007)
  • 1958-02-10 Michael Weiss, American musician, born NYC, New York
  • 1958-02-16 Ice-T [Tracy Marrow], American rapper and actor (New Jack City, Tank Girl, Crazy Six), born in Newark, New Jersey

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