United States of America in History (Part 55)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 5401 - 5,500 of 9,757

  • 1958-11-05 Robert Patrick, American actor (Terminator 2: Judgment Day), born in Marietta, Georgia
  • 1958-11-06 Trace Beaulieu, American actor (Mystery Science Theater 3000), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1958-11-07 Lori Saldaña, American politician (California State Assembly), born in San Diego, California
  • 1958-11-08 Don Byron, American composer and clarinetist, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1958-11-10 Brooks Williams, American musician, singer and songwriter, born in Statesboro, Georgia
  • 1958-11-10 George Lowe, American voice actor (Space Ghost Coast to Coast), born in Dunedin, Florida
  • 1958-11-10 Stephen Herek, American film director (Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1958-11-11 Carlos Lacamara, Cuban-born American Actor, born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1958-11-12 Nick Stellino, Italian-American television chef
  • 1958-11-18 Oscar Nunez, Cuban American actor
  • 1958-11-19 Charlie Kaufman, American screenwriter (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-11-19 Terrence "T.C." Carson, American actor (Living Single), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1958-11-30 Stacey Q [Swain], American singer ("Two of Hearts"), born in Fullerton, California
  • 1958-12-01 Lisa Fischer, American vocalist and songwriter ("How Can I Ease the Pain"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1958-12-02 George Saunders, American writer (Lincoln in the Bardo), born in Amarillo, Texas
  • 1958-12-05 Dean Erickson, American actor and founder and CEO of Bionic Capital LLC, born in Maine
  • 1958-12-07 "Ravishing" Rick Rude, American professional wrestler, born in St. Peter, Minnesota (d. 1999)
  • 1958-12-09 Rikk Agnew, American guitarist (The Adolescents), born in Newport Beach, California

Nikki Sixx

1958-12-11 Nikki Sixx [Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna, Jr.], American rock bassist and songwriter (Mötley Crüe - "Girls, Girls, Girls"), born in San Jose, California

  • 1958-12-20 Steve Sailer, American political commentator
  • 1958-12-22 David Heavener, American actor and country musician, born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1958-12-23 Victoria Williams, American folk-rock-country singer (Loose), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1959-01-09 Mark Martin, American stock car racing driver, born in Batesville, Arkansas
  • 1959-01-13 James Lomenzo, American heavy metal bassist (White Lion; David Lee Roth; Megadeth, 2006-10), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1959-01-16 Juanita Bynum, American televangelist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1959-01-27 Keith Olbermann, American news presenter
  • 1959-01-28 Frank Darabont, American filmmaker
  • 1959-01-31 Kelly Moore, American stock car driver, born in Scarborough, Maine
  • 1959-02-05 Jennifer Granholm, Canadian-American politician, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1959-02-14 Renée Fleming, American opera singer & soprano, born in Indiana, Pennsylvania

John McEnroe

1959-02-16 John McEnroe, American tennis player (US Open 1979-81, 84 / Wimbledon 1981, 83, 84), born in Wiesbaden, Germany

  • 1959-03-05 David Fury, American television writer and producer
  • 1959-03-06 Saul Anuzis, American politician
  • 1959-03-07 Donna Murphy, American musical theatre actress (The King and I), born in Queens, New York
  • 1959-03-14 Tamara Tunie, American actress
  • 1959-03-15 Lisa Holton, American writer

Flavor Flav

1959-03-16 Flavor Flav [William Drayton Jr], American rapper (Public Enemy) and reality TV star (The Surreal Life), born in Roosevelt, Long Island, New York

  • 1959-03-17 Christian Clemenson, American actor (Boston Leagal; CSI:Miami), born in Humboldt, Iowa
  • 1959-03-17 Paul Black [Marmorstein], American rock singer (L.A. Guns, 1985-87), and drummer, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1959-03-20 Sting [Steve Borden], American professional wrestler, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1959-03-22 Carlton Cuse, Mexican-born American TV writer and executive
  • 1959-03-23 Catherine Keener, American actress (Captain Philips, Get Out), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1959-03-26 Chris Hansen, American reporter and correspondent (Dateline NBC: To Catch A Predator, 2004-07), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1959-03-29 Perry Farrell [Peretz Bernstein], American rock singer-songwriter (Jane's Addiction - "Just Because"; Porno For Pyros - "Pets"), born in Queens, New York
  • 1959-04-15 Thomas F. Wilson, American actor, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1959-04-16 Scott McKinsey, American television director, born in California
  • 1959-04-21 Jerry Only [Gerald Caiafa Jr], American musician (Misfits), born in Lodi, New Jersey
  • 1959-04-21 Tim Jacobus, American artist (Goosebumps)
  • 1959-04-26 John Corabi, American hard rock guitarist and singer (Mötley Crüe, 1992-96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1959-04-30 W. Thomas Smith, Jr, American author and columnist
  • 1959-05-04 Scott Armstrong, American professional wrestling referee, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • 1959-05-05 Brian Phelps, American disk jockey and actor (Mark & Brian), born in Cambridge, Illinois
  • 1959-05-12 Ving Rhames [Irving Rameses Rhames], American actor (Mission Impossible), born in New York City
  • 1959-05-17 Jim Nantz, American sportscaster, born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1959-05-20 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Native Hawaiian singer, songwriter ("Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World"), and Hawaiian sovereignty advocate, born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 1997)
  • 1959-05-21 Nick Cassavetes, American actor and director (The Notebook), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-06-06 Colin Quinn, American comedian
  • 1959-06-06 David Schultz, American wrestler (d. 1996)
  • 1959-06-06 Jimmy Jam [James Harris], American songwriter and record producer (Janet Jackson), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1959-06-10 Eliot Spitzer, American politician (Governor of New York 2007-8), born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1959-06-12 John Linnell, American musician (They Might Be Giants - Constantinople), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-06-22 Wayne Federman, American comedian
  • 1959-06-25 Paris Themmen, American actor (Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory - Mike Teevee), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1959-06-27 Dan Jurgens, American comic book writer (The Death of Superman), born in Ortonville, Minnesota
  • 1959-06-30 Vincent D'Onofrio, American actor (Full Metal Jacket), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-07-07 Ben Linder, American engineer, born in California (d. 1987)
  • 1959-07-07 Billy Campbell [William Oliver], American actor (Once and Again, Dracula), born in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • 1959-07-08 Robert Knepper, American actor
  • 1959-07-09 Kevin Nash, American pro wrestler (WWF Triple Crown 1994; 21 x WWF, WCW, TNA awards; WWE Hall of Fame), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1959-07-15 Shep Pettibone, American record producer, born in Ocean Grove, New Jersey
  • 1959-07-16 Doug Herzog, American television executive (Viacom Music and Entertainment Group), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1959-07-23 Nancy Savoca, American filmmaker (True Love), born in Bronx, New York
  • 1959-07-26 Rick Bragg, American journalist and writer, born in Piedmont, Alabama
  • 1959-07-31 Stanley Jordan, American jazz guitarist (Magic Touch), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1959-08-14 Marcia Gay Harden, American actress, born in La Jolla, California
  • 1959-08-17 David Koresh, American cult leader (Branch Davidians sect), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1993)
  • 1959-08-17 Jonathan Franzen, American author (The Corrections), born in Western Springs, Illinois
  • 1959-08-18 Tom Prichard, American wrestler, born in Pasadena, Texas
  • 1959-08-19 Susan Cummings, Monegasque-born American heiress and convicted murderer, born in Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • 1959-09-01 Kenny Mayne, American sports journalist, broadcaster (ESPN), born in Kent, Washington
  • 1959-09-03 Merritt Butrick, American actor (Square Pegs), born in Gainesville, Florida (d. 1989)
  • 1959-09-18 Mark Romanek, American filmmaker (One Hour Photo), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1959-09-22 David Bawden [Pope Michael], American anti-pope, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1959-09-24 Steve Whitmire, American voice actor and puppeteer (Kermit the Frog 1990-2016), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1959-09-28 Steve Hytner, American actor (Seinfield), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1959-10-03 Greg Proops, American actor and comedian (Whose Line Is It Anyway/), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1959-10-06 Brian Higgins, American politician (US Representative for New York, 2005-present), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1959-10-07 Dylan Baker, American character actor, born in Syracuse, New York

Simon Cowell

1959-10-07 Simon Cowell, English recording executive and television producer (X-Factor, American Idol), born in London, England

  • 1959-10-08 Nick Bakay, American actor and voice actor (Sabrina the Teenage Witch-Salem Saberhagen), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1959-10-10 Bradley Whitford, American actor and political activist (The West Wing), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1959-10-12 Anna Escobedo Cabral, 42nd Treasurer of the United States, born in San Bernardino, California
  • 1959-10-15 Emeril Lagasse, American chef (Emeril Live), born in Fall River, Massachusetts
  • 1959-10-15 Todd Solondz, American film director (Welcome to the Dollhouse), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1959-10-17 Richard Roeper, American columnist and film critic, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1959-10-17 Ron Drummond, American writer
  • 1959-10-21 Tony Ganios, American Actor
  • 1959-10-22 Marc Shaiman, American film and Broadway composer (When Harry Met Sally; Hairspray), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1959-10-31 Neal Stephenson, American author, born in Fort Meade, Maryland
  • 1959-11-03 Hal Hartley, American film director and screenwriter (Henry Fool), born in Lindenhurst, Long Island, New York

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