United States of America in History (Part 54)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 5301 - 5,400 of 9,752

  • 1957-12-10 Michael Clarke Duncan, American actor (The Green Mile), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • 1957-12-10 Prem Rawat "Guru Maharajji and Maharaji", American-Indian spiritual leader and speaker, born in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India
  • 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 funk-R&B singer (The Time), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 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, born in NYC, New York
  • 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, born in Piscataway, New Jersey
  • 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, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1958-01-27 James Grippando, American novelist
  • 1958-02-03 N. Gregory Mankiw, American economist
  • 1958-02-06 Cecily Adams, American actress & casting director (American Heart), born in Jamaica, New York City (d. 2004)
  • 1958-02-08 "Sensational" Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler (WWF), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2007)
  • 1958-02-10 Michael Weiss, American musician, born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-02-16 Ice-T [Tracy Marrow], American rapper ("O.G. Original Gangster"), and actor (New Jack City; Tank Girl; Law & Order: Special Victims Unit), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1958-02-16 Michael W. Burns, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1958-02-18 Gar Samuelson, American drummer (Megadeth), born in Dunkirk, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1958-02-26 Greg Germann, American actor, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1958-02-26 Karen Berger, American comic book editor, born in New York City
  • 1958-02-27 Nancy Spungen, American murder victim of Sid Vicious, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1978)
  • 1958-03-02 Peter Arnold, American architect
  • 1958-03-03 Marc Silvestri, American comic book artist and publisher (Top Cow Productions)
  • 1958-03-07 Alan Hale, American astronomer (Comet Hale–Bopp), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1958-03-09 Jack Kenny, American television writer and producer (Warehouse 13), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1958-03-10 Sharon Stone, American actress (Basic Instinct, Sliver, Casino), born in Meadville, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-03-11 Anissa Jones, American actress (d. 1976)
  • 1958-03-11 Jim Pinkerton, American pundit
  • 1958-03-16 Kate Worley, American comic book writer (Omaha the Cat Dancer), born in Belleville, Illinois (d. 2004)

Holly HunterHolly Hunter (64 years old)

1958-03-20 American actress (Broadcast News, The Piano), born in Conyers, Georgia

  • 1958-03-22 Laurie David, American political activist
  • 1958-03-23 El Duce [Eldon Wayne Hoke], American singer and drummer (The Mentors), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1997)
  • 1958-03-26 Chris Codiroli, American baseballer, born in Oxnard, California
  • 1958-03-28 Curt Hennig, American professional wrestler, born in Robbinsdale, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • 1958-03-29 Victor Salva, American film director (Jeepers Creepers), born in Martinez, California
  • 1958-03-31 Tony Cox, American actor
  • 1958-04-01 D. Boon, American musician d. (1985)
  • 1958-04-11 Brynn Hartman, American actress and murderer, born in Thief River Falls, Minnesota (d. 1998)
  • 1958-04-14 John D'Aquino, American actor (seaQuest DSV), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1958-04-21 Michael Zarnock, American author and columnist
  • 1958-05-03 Kevin Kilner, American actor (Earth:Final Conflict), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1958-05-12 Eric Singer [Mensinger], American hard rock drummer (KISS, 1991-present), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1958-05-14 Christine Brennan, American sports columnist
  • 1958-05-15 Ron Simmons, American professional wrestler
  • 1958-05-23 Mitch Albom, American writer
  • 1958-05-30 Steve Israel, American politician, member of the United States House of Representatives (D-New York)
  • 1958-06-12 Rebecca Holden, American actress (Knight Rider), and country and Christian music singer, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1958-06-17 Bobby Farrelly, American film director (Dumb and Dumber), born in Cumberland, Rhode Island
  • 1958-06-17 Derek Lee Ragin, American countertenor, born in West Point, New York
  • 1958-06-17 Jello Biafra [Eric Reed Boucher], American musician and activist (Dead Kennedys), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • 1958-06-20 Ron Hornaday, American racecar driver
  • 1958-07-02 Thomas Bickerton, American Methodist bishop
  • 1958-07-05 William "Bill" Watterson, American cartoonist known for being author of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes (1985-95), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1958-07-10 Béla Fleck, American Grammy Award-winning bluegrass, classical, jazz, and world music banjo player(The Flecktones; New Grass Revival), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-07-14 Joe Keenan, American Emmy Award-winning screenwriter, television producer (Fraiser), playwright (The Times), and novelist (Putting On The Ritz), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1958-07-15 William McClellan "Mac" Thornberry, American politician (US Representative for Texas (R), 1995-2021), born in Clarendon, Texas
  • 1958-07-16 Mike Rogers, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alabama), born in Hammond, Indiana
  • 1958-07-19 David Robertson, American conductor (St. Louis Symphony, 2005-18; Sydney Symphony, 2014-19), and educator (Juilliard School, 2018-present), born in Malibu, California
  • 1958-07-19 Robert Gibson, American professional wrestler, born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1958-07-22 David Von Erich, American professional wrestler (d. 1984)
  • 1958-07-28 Michael Hitchcock, American actor (Best in Show) and television producer (Glee), born in Defiance, Ohio
  • 1958-07-31 Mark Cuban, American businessman and basketball team owner (NBA's Dallas Mavericks), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-08-01 Rob Buck, American guitarist and songwriter (10,000 Maniacs - "Hey Jack Kerouac"; "These Are Days"), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1958-08-04 Allison Hedge Coke, American poet and writer, born in Amarillo, Texas
  • 1958-08-04 Kym Karath, American actress (The Sound of Music - "Gretl"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-08-13 Randall Shughart, American soldier and Medal of Honor recipient, born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1993)
  • 1958-08-15 Rondell Sheridan, American actor and comedian
  • 1958-08-22 Colm Feore, American actor (The Chronicles of Riddick), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1958-08-22 Stevie Ray [Lane Huffman], American professional wrestler, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1958-08-22 Vernon Reid, American hard rock and funk-metal guitarist (Living Colour) - Vivid, born in London, England
  • 1958-08-24 Chris Offutt, American writer (The Good Brother), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1958-08-24 Tracy Harris, American artist, born in Lawton, Oklahoma

Tim BurtonTim Burton (64 years old)

1958-08-25 American film director (Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands), born in Burbank, California

  • 1958-09-04 George Hurley, American drummer (Minutemen), born in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • 1958-09-06 Michael Winslow, American actor and comedian (Police Academy), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1958-09-08 Michael Lardie, American rock keyboard player, guitarist and producer (Great White; Night Ranger), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • 1958-09-11 Phoef Sutton, American television writer and producer
  • 1958-09-11 Roxann Dawson, American actress (B'Elanna Torres-Star Trek: Voyager), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-09-11 Scott Patterson, American actor (Luke Danes-Gilmore Girls), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-09-15 Dr. Know [Gary Miller], American guitarist (Bad Brains), born in Washington, D. C.
  • 1958-09-18 Don Geronimo, American radio personality (Don and Mike Show)
  • 1958-09-22 Neil Cavuto, American television commentator (Fox), born in Westbury, New York
  • 1958-09-26 Richard B. Weldon Jr., American politician, born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1958-09-27 Shaun Cassidy, American singer ("Da Doo Ron Ron"), actor (Hardy Boys), television writer and producer (American Gothic; New Amsterdam), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-10-06 Joseph Finder, American novelist
  • 1958-10-08 Steve Coll, American journalist (The New Yorker) and writer (The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1958-10-09 Al Jourgensen, Cuban-American musician (Ministry), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1958-10-09 Michael Paré, American actor (Eddie and the Cruisers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1958-10-13 Jair-Rôhm Parker Wells, American musician and composer (Machine Gun), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1958-10-18 Corinne Bohrer, American actress

Thomas HearnsThomas Hearns (64 years old)

1958-10-18 American boxer and 1st to win world titles in 5 weight divisions, born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • 1958-10-20 Lynn Flewelling, American fantasy author (Nightrunner series), born in Maine
  • 1958-10-20 Valerie Faris, American film director (The Cutting Edge, Little Miss Sunshine), born in Los Angeles, county, California
  • 1958-10-23 Michael Eric Dyson, American activist, professor, author, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1958-10-29 David Remnick, American writer and editor of The New Yorker, born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • 1958-10-30 Ramona d'Viola, American cyclist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1958-11-04 Anne Sweeney, American television executive (Disney), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1958-11-05 Don Falcone, American musician and producer (Spirits Burning)

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