United States of America in History (Part 58)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 5701 - 5,800 of 9,752

  • 1961-09-17 Ty Tabor, American progressive metal guitarist and singer (King's X), born in Pearl, Mississippi

James GandolfiniJames Gandolfini (1961-2013)

1961-09-18 American actor (The Sopranos), born in Westwood, New Jersey

  • 1961-09-20 Lisa Bloom, American lawyer and television personality, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1961-09-22 Bonnie Hunt, American comedian, actress (Cheaper By The Dozen), director, SCreenwriter, and television host, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1961-09-23 Kenneth "Chi" McBride, American actor, born in Chicago Illinois
  • 1961-09-24 John Logan, American screenwriter and playwright (Gladiator), born in San Diego, California
  • 1961-10-01 Robert Rey, Brazilian-American plastic surgeon and television personality
  • 1961-10-05 Matthew Kauffman, American journalist and George Polk Award winner
  • 1961-10-05 Sharon Cheslow, American musician, composer and artist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-10-07 Matthew Roloff, American reality star, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1961-10-08 Ted Kooshian, American jazz pianist (Hubub!; Standard Orbit Quartet; Clowns Will Be Arriving) born in San Jose, California
  • 1961-10-10 Jodi Benson, American voice actress (Ariel-The Little Mermaid), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • 1961-10-14 Isaac Mizrahi, American fashion designer and TV presenter, born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • 1961-10-16 Randy Vasquez, American actor
  • 1961-10-22 Robert Torti, American actor
  • 1961-10-23 Don and Ron Harris, American professional wrestlers
  • 1961-10-23 Laurie Halse Anderson, American writer (Speak), born in Potsdam, New York
  • 1961-10-24 Dave Meltzer, American wrestling journalist and sports historian, born in New York
  • 1961-10-24 Mary Bono, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California 1998-2013), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1961-10-31 Kate Campbell, American folk music singer-songwriter, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1961-11-01 Calvin Johnson, American guitarist and singer (Beat Happening; The Halo Benders; Dub Narcotic Sound System), born in Olympia, Washington
  • 1961-11-04 Daron Hagen, American composer, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1961-11-04 Jeff Probst, American television producer, and host (Survivor), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • 1961-11-04 Les Sampou, American folk singer-songwriter, born in Norwalk, Connecticut,
  • 1961-11-05 Gina Mastrogiacomo, American actress (Goodfellas), born in Great Neck, Long Island, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1961-11-12 Jonathan Nossiter, American film director
  • 1961-11-12 Michaela Paetsch, American violinist, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1961-11-14 Gordon Jennison Noice, American actor
  • 1961-11-20 Larry Karaszewski, American screenwriter (Ed Wood), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-11-22 Randal L. Schwartz, American computer programmer
  • 1961-11-23 Keith Ablow, American psychiatrist and author, born in Marblehead, Massachusetts
  • 1961-11-26 Ivory [Lisa Moretti], American professional wrestler, born in Inglewood, California
  • 1961-11-27 Steve Oedekerk, American film director, actor and comedian, born in Los Angeles. California
  • 1961-12-06 David Lovering, American drummer (Pixies), born in Burlington, Massachusetts
  • 1961-12-08 Ann Coulter, American author, political commentator, and attorney
  • 1961-12-09 David Anthony Higgins, American actor (Malcolm in the Middle), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1961-12-22 Andrew Fastow, US convicted criminal and businessman (former CFO of Enron), born in Washington, D.C., United States
  • 1961-12-24 Jay Wright, American basketball coach, born in Churchville, Pennsylvania
  • 1962-01-03 Francesca Lia Block, American author
  • 1962-01-04 Peter Steele [Petrus Ratajczyk], American heavy metal singer-songwriter, and bassist (Type O Negative), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1962-01-08 Chris Marion, American soft rock keyboardist (Little River Band), since 2006), born in Belton, Texas
  • 1962-01-12 Joe Quesada, American comic book writer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1962-01-14 Michael McCaul, American politician, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1962-01-15 Creflo Dollar, American televangelist, born in College Park, Georgia
  • 1962-01-16 Maxine Jones, American R&B singer (En Vogue), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1962-01-17 Sebastian Junger, American journalist & author, born in Belmont, Massachusetts
  • 1962-01-21 Tyler Cowen, American economist
  • 1962-01-30 Mary Kay Letourneau, American convicted statutory rapist, born in Tustin, California
  • 1962-02-10 Bobby Czyz, American boxer, born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1962-02-11 Tammy Baldwin, American politician (Senator-D-Wisconsin 2013-), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1962-02-13 Aníbal Acevedo Vilá, Puerto Rican politician and lawyer, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 1962-02-14 Kevyn Aucoin, American cosmetologist, born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2002)
  • 1962-02-17 Samuel Bayer, American music video director, born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1962-02-19 John Laroche, American orchid poacher
  • 1962-02-20 Kenn Nesbitt, American children's author
  • 1962-02-21 Chuck Palahniuk, American writer (Fight Club), born in Pasco, Washington
  • 1962-02-21 David Foster Wallace, American writer (Infinite Jest, The Broom of the System), born in Ithaca, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1962-03-02 Michael Salinger, American poet
  • 1962-03-03 Glen E. Friedman, American photographer and artist
  • 1962-03-05 Jonathan Penner, American reality show contestant
  • 1962-03-06 Valerie French, American animatronics art director
  • 1962-03-11 Jeffrey Nordling, American actor
  • 1962-03-11 Peter Berg, American film actor, director and producer
  • 1962-03-18 Mike Rowe, American television personality
  • 1962-03-18 Thomas Ian Griffith, American actor
  • 1962-03-19 Jim Korderas, American professional wrestling referee
  • 1962-03-20 Stephen Sommers, American film director
  • 1962-03-21 Mark Waid, American comic book writer
  • 1962-03-28 Terry Szopinski, American pro-wrestler (The Warlord), born in Pompano Beach, Florida
  • 1962-03-30 Bil Dwyer, American comedian and TV host, born in Evergreen Park, Illinois
  • 1962-04-02 Clark Gregg, American actor and director (Agent Phil Coulson), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1962-04-02 Mark Shulman, American children's author (Scrawl), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1962-04-03 Jennifer Rubin, American actress (A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1962-04-05 Lana Clarkson, American actress (d. 2003)
  • 1962-04-12 Art Alexakis, American musician (Everclear), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-04-15 Tom Kane, American voice actor, born in Overland Park, Kansas
  • 1962-04-26 Debra Wilson, American actress and comedian (Mad TV), born in South Ozone Park, Queens, New York
  • 1962-04-27 James LeGros, American actor (Point Break, Enemy of the State), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1962-05-02 Big Boss Man [Ray Washington Traylor Jr.], American professional wrestler, born in Marietta, Georgia (d. 2004)
  • 1962-05-04 Oleta Adams, American soul singer and pianist, born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1962-05-05 Jenifer McKitrick, American songwriter ("Mine, Mine, Mine"), born in Defiance, Ohio
  • 1962-05-06 Adam Yellin, American sound engineer and record producer (The Ramones), born in New York City
  • 1962-05-12 Brett Gurewitz, American guitarist and songwriter (Bad Religion), record label owner, and producer (Epitaph), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-05-13 Sean McDonough, American sports newscaster
  • 1962-05-18 Mike Darnell, American television executive 'the King of Reality TV' (Fox, Warner Bros), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1962-05-22 Brian Pillman, American professional wrestler, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1997)
  • 1962-05-23 Imran Anwar, Pakistani Internet pioneer and American TV personality
  • 1962-05-27 Steven Brill, American film writer and director
  • 1962-05-28 Phil Vassar, American country music singer-songwriter ("Just Another Day In Paradise"), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1962-05-30 Kevin Eastman, American comic book creator
  • 1962-06-04 John P. Kee, American gospel singer, born in Durham, North Carolina
  • 1962-06-05 Jeff Garlin, American stand-up comedian and actor (The Goldbergs - "Murray"; Curb Your Enthusiasm - "Jeff"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1962-06-07 Michael Cartellone, American rock drummer (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Solon, Ohio
  • 1962-06-08 Kristine W [Weitz], American musician ranked by Billboard as the 8th Greatest Dance Artist of all-time (The Advocate), born in Pasco, Washington
  • 1962-06-10 Gina Gershon, American actress (Cocktail; City Of Hope), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-06-12 John Enos III, American actor (Days of Our Lives), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1962-06-13 Davey Hamilton, American auto racer and broadcaster, (Indycar Series runner-up 1996-97, 98), born in Nampa, Idaho
  • 1962-06-23 Chuck Billy, American vocalist (Testament)
  • 1962-06-29 George Zamka, American NASA astronaut, born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1962-07-03 Hunter Tylo [Deborah Jo Hunter], American actress (The Bold and the Beautiful), born in Fort Worth, Texas

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