United States of America in History (Part 57)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 5601 - 5,700 of 9,751

  • 1960-11-11 Peter Parros, American actor (As The World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York

Stanley TucciStanley Tucci (62 years old)

1960-11-11 American actor and director (Prizzi's Honor, The Devil Wears Prada), born in Peekskill, New York

  • 1960-11-13 Neil Flynn, American actor
  • 1960-11-23 Robin Roberts, American television reporter (Good Morning America), born in Tuskegee, Alabama
  • 1960-11-24 Amanda Wyss, American actress
  • 1960-11-24 Edgar Meyer, American classical, jazz, and bluegrass bassist, and composer, born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • 1960-11-25 Amy Grant, American gospel and rock singer (Glory of Love, Baby Baby), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1960-11-27 Kevin Henkes, American children's book writer/illustrator (Caldecott Medal), born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • 1960-11-27 Tim Pawlenty, American politician, Governor of Minnesota (2003-11), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1960-11-30 Rich Fields, American television personality
  • 1960-12-03 Daryl Hannah, American actress (Splash, Blade Runner), born in Chicago, Illinois

Julianne MooreJulianne Moore (62 years old)

1960-12-03 American actress (Magnolia, The Kids are Alright), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina

  • 1960-12-09 Terry Moran, American journalist (Senior National Correspondent at ABC News), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1960-12-19 Michelangelo Signorile, American writer
  • 1960-12-22 Luther Campbell, American rap artist (2 Live Crew), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1960-12-22 Patrick Fitzgerald, American lawyer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-12-24 Glenn McQueen, American animator, born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2002)
  • 1960-12-26 Jim Toomey, American syndicated cartoonist, born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1960-12-27 Donald Nally, American choral conductor (The Crossing), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1961-01-02 Todd Haynes, American film director
  • 1961-01-07 John Thune, American politician (Senator-R-Kentucky 2004-), born in Pierre, South Dakota
  • 1961-01-08 Calvin Smith, American athlete, born in Bolton, Mississippi
  • 1961-01-09 Oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter
  • 1961-01-10 Janet Jones, American actress (American Anthem, Flamingo Kid), born in Bridgeton, Missouri
  • 1961-01-16 Jill Sobule, American singer-songwriter ("I Kissed a Girl"), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1961-01-17 Brian Helgeland, American writer & film director, born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1961-01-18 Jeff Yagher, American actor, born in Lawrence, Kansas
  • 1961-01-24 Vince Russo, American writer, born in Long Island, New York
  • 1961-01-27 Narciso Rodriguez, American fashion designer, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1961-02-02 Lauren Lane, American actress (C. C. Babcock-The Nanny), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1961-02-03 Jay Adams, American skateboarder
  • 1961-02-03 Linda Eder, American pop and musical theater singer, born in Tucson, Arizona
  • 1961-02-04 Stewart O'Nan, American author (Snow Angels, The Names of the Dead), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1961-02-05 Tim Meadows, American actor & comedian, born in Highland Park, Michigan
  • 1961-02-06 Bill Lester, American racing driver, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1961-02-08 Vince Neil, American rock singer (Mötley Crüe - "Girls, Girls, Girls"), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1961-02-10 Alexander Payne, American film director (Sideways), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1961-02-14 Phillip Hamilton, American author, born in Albany, New York
  • 1961-02-21 Bertha Faye, American wrestler (d. 2001)
  • 1961-02-21 Martha Hackett, American actress (Star Trek:Voyager), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1961-02-25 Davey Allison, American auto racer (Daytona 500 1992), born in Hollywood, Florida (d. 1993)
  • 1961-03-07 Warrel Dane, American singer (Nevermore), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2017)
  • 1961-03-08 Camryn Manheim, American actress (The Practice), born in Caldwell, New Jersey
  • 1961-03-10 Mitch Gaylord, American gymnast (Olympics 1984), actor (American Anthem), born in Van Nuys, California
  • 1961-03-10 Pam Oliver, American sportscaster, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1961-03-14 Greg Anderson, American NHRA stock car driver, born in Duluth, Minnesota
  • 1961-03-14 Penny Johnson Jerald, American actress (The Larry Sanders Show), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1961-03-21 Shawn Lane, American guitar virtuoso (d. 2003)
  • 1961-03-25 Fred Goss, American actor, comedian, and writer (Sons and Daughters), born in Orchard Lake Village, Michigan
  • 1961-03-29 Amy Sedaris, American actress and comedian, born in Endicott, New York
  • 1961-04-02 Christopher Meloni, American actor (Law & Order; Runaway Bride), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1961-04-05 Lisa Zane, American actress, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1961-04-08 Richard Hatch, American reality television personality (Survivor), born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1961-04-10 Joe Cole, American roadie (Black Flag, Rollins Band), born in California (d. 1991)
  • 1961-04-11 Doug Hopkins, American guitarist and songwriter (Gin Blossoms - "Til I Hear It From You"), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1993)
  • 1961-04-11 Vincent Gallo, American actor, director, writer (Buffalo '66, The Brown Bunny), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1961-04-17 Frank J. Christensen, American labor leader, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1961-04-18 Steve Lombardi, American professional wrestler (The Brooklyn Brawler), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1961-04-23 George Lopez, Mexican-American actor and comedian, born in Mission Hills, Los Angeles
  • 1961-04-23 Terry Gordy, American professional wrestler, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 2001)
  • 1961-04-25 Dinesh D'Souza, Indian-American author (2016: Obama's America), born in Mumbai, India
  • 1961-05-03 David Vitter, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana (1999-2005), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1961-05-03 Joe Murray, American cartoonist (Rocko's Modern Life), born in San Jose, California
  • 1961-05-12 Lar Park Lincoln, American actress, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1961-05-15 Melle Mel [Melvin Glover], American rapper (Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1961-05-16 Charles Wright, American professional wrestler known as "The Godfather"
  • 1961-05-19 Gregory Poirier, American screenwriter and director
  • 1961-06-01 (Marcus) "Mark" Curry, American comedian and actor (Hangin' With Mr. Cooper), born in Oakland, California
  • 1961-06-02 Dez Cadena, American punk musician (Black Flag), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1961-06-03 Lawrence Lessig, American lawyer and author
  • 1961-06-05 Mary Kay Bergman, American voice actress (d. 1999)
  • 1961-06-07 Dave Catching, American session and touring musician (Eagles of Death Metal; earthlings?), born in Memphis, Tennesee
  • 1961-06-09 Aaron Sorkin, American screenwriter and playwright (A Few Good Men; The West Wing), born in New York City
  • 1961-06-10 Kelley Deal, American rock guitarist, and singer (The Breeders - "Cannonball"), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1961-06-10 Kim Deal, American rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, and bass player (Pixies; The Breeders - "Cannonball"), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1961-06-12 Jim Goad, American author and publisher (ANSWER Me!), born in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania
  • 1961-06-29 Greg Hetson, American punk-rock guitarist (Circle Jerks), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1961-06-29 Kimberlin Brown, American actress (Sheila Carter-The Young and The Restless), born in Hayward, California

Toby KeithToby Keith (61 years old)

1961-07-08 American country singer ("Should've Been A Cowboy"; "She Never Cried In Front Of Me"), and actor (Broken Bridges), born in Clinton, Oklahoma

  • 1961-07-22 Keith Sweat, American new jack swing singer, born in Harlem, New York
  • 1961-07-25 Bobbie Eakes, American actress (The Bold and the Beautiful), born in Warner Robins, Georgia
  • 1961-08-01 Ed Gillespie, American White House counsel to George W. Bush, born in Mount Holly, New Jersey
  • 1961-08-02 Cold 187um [Gregory Fernan Hutchison], American rapper (Above the Law), born in Pomona, California
  • 1961-08-03 Molly Hagan, American actress (Code of Silence), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Barack ObamaBarack Obama (61 years old)

1961-08-04 44th United States President (Democrat: 2009-17) and first African-American president, born in Honolulu, Hawaii

  • 1961-08-04 Lauren Tom, American actress
  • 1961-08-05 Mark O'Connor, American violinist and composer of classical, jazz and bluegrass music (Appalachian Journey), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1961-08-08 Daniel House, American music executive
  • 1961-08-08 Rikki Rockett {Richard Ream], American drummer (Poison - "Every Rose Has A Thorn"), born in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1961-08-09 Amy Stiller, American actress (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), born in New York City
  • 1961-08-13 Tom Perrotta, American novelist (Little Children), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1961-08-14 Eddie Gilbert, American wrestler, born in Lexington, Tennessee (d. 1995)
  • 1961-08-18 Bob Woodruff, American television journalist, born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Stephen HillenburgStephen Hillenburg (1961-2018)

1961-08-21 American animator and cartoonist (SpongeBob SquarePants), born in Lawton, Oklahoma

  • 1961-08-23 Dean DeLeo, American guitarist (Stone Temple Pilots), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • 1961-08-27 Tom Ford, American fashion designer
  • 1961-09-06 Scott Travis, American drummer (Judas Priest), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1961-09-07 LeRoi Moore, American saxophonist and songwriter (Dave Matthews Band - "Stay (Wasting Time)"), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 2008)
  • 1961-09-13 Dave Mustaine, American heavy metal guitarist and singer (Metallica, 1981-83; Megadeth), born in La Mesa, California
  • 1961-09-17 Ty Tabor, American progressive metal guitarist and singer (King's X), born in Pearl, Mississippi

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