United States of America in History (Part 54)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 5301 - 5,400 of 10,137

  • 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
  • 1957-03-04 Rick Mast, American NASCAR driver
  • 1957-03-09 Mark Mancina, American composer
  • 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
  • 1957-03-14 Tad Williams, American author
  • 1957-03-15 David Silverman, American animator

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

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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 (d. 1983)
  • 1957-04-10 John M. Ford, American sci-fi author and poet (d. 2006)
  • 1957-04-10 Steve Gustafson, American musician
  • 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 Ray Fernandez, American wrestler (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
  • 1957-05-29 Jeb Hensarling, American politician
  • 1957-06-02 King Lizzard, American entertainer and songwriter
  • 1957-06-11 Jamaaladeen Tacuma, American musician
  • 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 jockey
  • 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
  • 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

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