United States of America in History (Part 55)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 5401 - 5,500 of 9,878

  • 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 musician (10,000 Maniacs), 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 (Gretl in The Sound of Music), 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, English-born American musician (Living Colour), born in London
  • 1958-08-24 Tracy Harris, American artist, born in Lawton, Oklahoma
  • 1958-08-24 Chris Offutt, American writer (The Good Brother), born in Lexington, Kentucky

Person of interestTim Burton

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

Film Director Tim Burton
Film Director
Tim Burton
  • 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 musician (Night Ranger), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • 1958-09-11 Scott Patterson, American actor (Luke Danes-Gilmore Girls), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-09-11 Roxann Dawson, American actress (B'Elanna Torres-Star Trek: Voyager), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-09-11 Phoef Sutton, American television writer and producer
  • 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
  • 1958-09-26 Richard B. Weldon Jr., American politician, born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1958-09-27 Shaun Cassidy, American actor/singer (Hardy Boys, Breaking Away), 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 Michael Paré, American actor (Eddie and the Cruisers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1958-10-09 Al Jourgensen, Cuban-American musician (Ministry), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1958-10-13 Jair-Rôhm Parker Wells, American musician and composer (Machine Gun), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1958-10-18 Corinne Bohrer, American actress
  • 1958-10-18 Thomas Hearns, American boxer (first boxer to win world titles in 5 weight divisions), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1958-10-20 Valerie Faris, American film director
  • 1958-10-20 Lynn Flewelling, American fantasy author
  • 1958-10-23 Michael Eric Dyson, American activist, professor, author
  • 1958-10-29 David Remnick, American writer and editor of The New Yorker
  • 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)
  • 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 George Lowe, American voice actor (Space Ghost Coast to Coast), born in Dunedin, Florida
  • 1958-11-10 Brooks Williams, American musician, singer and songwriter, born in Statesboro, Georgia
  • 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
  • 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
  • 1958-11-30 Stacey Q [Stacey Lynn 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
  • 1958-12-11 Nikki Sixx [Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna, Jr.], American musician (Mötley Crüe), born in San Jose, California
  • 1958-12-20 Steve Sailer, American political commentator
  • 1958-12-22 David Heavener, American actor & musician, born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1958-12-23 Victoria Williams, American singer, born in Shreveport, Louisiana,
  • 1959-01-09 Mark Martin, American stock car racing driver, born in Batesville, Arkansas
  • 1959-01-13 James Lomenzo, American musician (Megadeth)
  • 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

Person of interestJohn McEnroe

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

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
  • 1959-02-27 Johnny Van Zant, American rock vocalist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1959-03-05 David Fury, American television writer and producer
  • 1959-03-06 Saul Anuzis, American politician
  • 1959-03-07 Donna Murphy, American actress
  • 1959-03-14 Tamara Tunie, American actress
  • 1959-03-15 Lisa Holton, American writer

Person of interestFlavor Flav

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

Rapper & TV star Flavor Flav
Rapper & TV star
Flavor Flav
  • 1959-03-17 Paul Black, American rock singer
  • 1959-03-17 Christian Clemenson, American actor
  • 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
  • 1959-03-29 Perry Farrell, American musician, (Jane's Addiction, Porno For Pyros), 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 musician (Mötley Crüe), 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 musician, entertainer and Hawaiian sovereignty advocate (Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World), 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 Jimmy Jam [James Harris], American songwriter and record producer (Janet Jackson), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1959-06-06 Colin Quinn, American comedian
  • 1959-06-06 David Schultz, American wrestler (d. 1996)
  • 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), born in NYC, New York

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