United States of America in History (Part 59)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 5801 - 5,900 of 9,751

  • 1962-07-13 Tom Kenny, American voice actor (SpongeBob), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1962-07-14 Jeff Olson, American rock musician, born in Wareham, Massachusetts
  • 1962-07-17 Bill Sage, American actor, born in New York
  • 1962-07-18 Jack Irons, American drummer (Red Hot Chilli Peppers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-07-18 Lee Arenberg, American actor (Pintel - Pirates of the Caribbean), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1962-07-20 Carlos Alazraqui, American actor, comedian, and screenwriter (Reno 911!; The Fairly OddParents), born in Yonkers, New York
  • 1962-07-22 Steve Albini, American writer, recording engineer and musician (Big Black, Rapeman, Shellac), born in Pasedena, California
  • 1962-07-29 Scott Steiner, American professional wrestler
  • 1962-07-30 Jay Feaster, American National Hockey League executive, born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1962-07-31 John Chiang, American politician (Democratic Party), born in NYC, New York
  • 1962-08-12 Miss Cleo [Youree Dell Harris], American psychic (Psychic Readers Network), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1962-08-13 John Slattery, American actor (Mad Men, The Adjustment Bureau), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1962-08-15 Tom Colicchio, American chef (Gramercy Tavern), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey

Steve CarellSteve Carell (60 years old)

1962-08-16 American actor and comedian (The Office), born in Concord, Massachusetts

  • 1962-08-17 Buddy Landel 'Nature Boy', American professional wrestler, born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2015)
  • 1962-08-19 Tammy Bruce, American political commentator (Fox), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-08-20 James Marsters, American actor (Spike-Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Greenville, California
  • 1962-08-21 Jeff Stryker, American adult film actor, born in Carmi, Illinois
  • 1962-08-24 David Koechner, American actor, born in Tipton, Missouri
  • 1962-08-25 David Packer, American actor (Almost Heroes), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1962-08-26 Bob Mionske, American cyclist and attorney, born in Evanston and Illinois
  • 1962-08-27 Vic Mignogna, American voice actor

David FincherDavid Fincher (60 years old)

1962-08-28 American film director and producer (The Social Network; Gone Girl; Fight Club), born in Denver, Colorado

  • 1962-08-31 Dee Bradley Baker, American voice actor, born in Bloomington, Indiana
  • 1962-09-06 Elizabeth Vargas, American TV journalist (20/20), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1962-09-07 Jennifer Egan, American novelist (A Visit from the Goon Squad), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1962-09-08 Christopher Klim, American novelist (Jesus Lives in Trenton), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1962-09-15 Dina Lohan, American television personality, mother and manager of actress Lindsay Lohan, born in NYC, New York
  • 1962-09-19 Cheri Oteri, American actress and comedian, born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1962-09-19 Ken Rosenthal, American sportswriter and reporter, born in Oyster Bay, Long Island
  • 1962-09-29 Al Pitrelli, American musician and guitarist
  • 1962-09-29 Roger Bart, American actor and singer (The Producers), born in Norwalk, Connecticut

Tommy LeeTommy Lee (60 years old)

1962-10-03 American drummer (Mötley Crüe - "Girls, Girls, Girls"), born in Kypseli, Athens, Greece

  • 1962-10-12 Carlos Bernard, American actor (24), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1962-10-12 Chris Botti, American Grammy Award-winning jazz and pop trumpeter, and composer (Impressions), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1962-10-19 Tracy Chevalier, American author
  • 1962-10-25 Darlene Vogel, American actress (Pacific Blue), born in Modesto, California
  • 1962-11-02 David Brock, American political commentator (Media Matters for America), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1962-11-05 Marcus J. Ranum, American computer and network security innovator, born in NYC, New York
  • 1962-11-12 Naomi Wolf, American author and feminist, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1962-11-12 Neal Shusterman, American author (Challenger Deep), born in New York City
  • 1962-11-16 Josh Silver, American rock keyboard player (Type O Negative), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1962-11-21 Steven Curtis Chapman, American musician

Jon StewartJon Stewart (60 years old)

1962-11-28 American Emmy, Grammy, and Peabody Award-winning comedian and writer (The Daily Show, 1999-2015), born in NYC, New York

  • 1962-11-28 Paul Dinello, American comedian and actor, born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • 1962-11-30 Daniel Keys Moran, American writer
  • 1962-12-08 Marty Friedman, American heavy metal guitarist (Megadeath), born in Washington, D.C.

Felicity HuffmanFelicity Huffman (59 years old)

1962-12-09 American actress (Desperate Housewives), born in Bedford, New York

  • 1962-12-11 Ben Browder, American actor (Farscape), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1962-12-18 Renaldo Lapuz, Filipino-American singer, born in Manila, Philippines
  • 1962-12-19 Jill Talley, American actress (SpongeBob SquarePants), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1962-12-27 Bill Self, American basketball coach
  • 1962-12-27 Mark Few, American basketball coach
  • 1962-12-28 Rachel Z [Nicolazzo], American jazz and rock pianist ("Tokyo Blue"; Ozmosys), born in NYC, New York
  • 1962-12-30 Henry Cho, Korean-American comedian
  • 1963-01-03 Jerome Young, American pro wrestler (New Jack), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 1963-01-10 Mark Pryor, American politician, born in Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • 1963-01-13 Kevin McClatchy, American businessman
  • 1963-01-20 James Denton, American actor, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1963-01-29 Bob Holly 'Hardcore Holly', American professional wrestler, born in Glendale, California
  • 1963-02-02 Eva Cassidy, American singer, born in Washington D.C (d. 1996)
  • 1963-02-04 Noodles [Kevin Wasserman], American guitarist (The Offspring - "Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)"), born in Los Angeles, California.
  • 1963-02-05 Steven Shainberg, American film director
  • 1963-02-06 Kevin Trudeau, American entrepreneur, born in Lynn, Massachusetts
  • 1963-02-08 Joshua Kadison, American pop-rock singer-songwriter and piano player ("Jessie"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-02-09 Brian Greene, American physicist
  • 1963-02-12 Ed Lover, US radio personality, born in Hollis, New York
  • 1963-02-17 Larry the Cable Guy [Daniel Lawrence Whitney], American comedian (Blue Collar Comedy Tour), born in Pawnee City, Nebraska
  • 1963-02-19 Laurell K. Hamilton, American writer (Anita Blake books), born in Heber Springs, Arkansas
  • 1963-03-01 Dan Michaels, American musician and record producer
  • 1963-03-02 Suzette Charles, Miss NJ, replaces Vanessa Williams as Miss America (1983)
  • 1963-03-02 Tuff Hedeman, American bull rider (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) World C'ship 1986, 89, 91); Professional Bull Riders (PBR) World C'ship 1995), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1963-03-04 Daniel Roebuck, American actor, born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-03-06 D.L. Hughley, American comedian and actor (ComicView), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • 1963-03-07 Bill Brochtrup, American actor (NYPD Blue), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1963-03-10 (Frederick) Rick Rubin, American record producer (Run-DMC; Public Enemy; Red Hot Chilil Peppers; Johnny Cash), co-founder of Def Jam Recordings, born in Long Beach, New York
  • 1963-03-10 Jeff Ament, American rock bassist, and songwriter (Pearl Jam - "Jeremy"), born in Havre, Montana
  • 1963-03-16 Jimmy Degrasso, American musician, drummer

Vanessa WilliamsVanessa Williams (59 years old)

1963-03-18 American singer, actress and 1st African American Miss America (1983), born in The Bronx, New York

  • 1963-04-03 Criss Oliva, American musician (Savatage), born in Pompton Plains, New Jersey (d. 1993)
  • 1963-04-08 Seth Tobias, American financial commentator (d. 2007)
  • 1963-04-09 Joe Scarborough, American television personality, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1963-04-17 Joel Murray, American actor (Mad Men), born in Wilmette, Illinois
  • 1963-04-18 Eric McCormack, Canadian-American actor (Will & Grace), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1963-05-05 Heidi Kozak, Danish-American actress (Slumber Party Massacre 2), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1963-05-06 Alessandra Ferri, British ballerina (American Ballet Theater)
  • 1963-05-07 Johnny Lee Middleton, American musician (Savatage; Trans-Siberian Orchestra), born in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • 1963-05-12 Charles Pettigrew, American soul singer (Charles & Eddie - "Would I Lie To You?"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
  • 1963-05-16 Jon Coffelt, American visual artist, born in Dunlap, Tennessee
  • 1963-05-21 Richard Appel, American writer and TV showrunner (Family Guy), born in New York City
  • 1963-05-24 Michael Chabon, American novelist (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1963-05-31 Wesley Willis, American punk rock singer-songwriter, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • 1963-06-10 Jeanne Tripplehorn, American actress (Big Love, Grey Gardens), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1963-06-11 Bruce Kimball, American diver (Olympic silver 1984), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1963-06-12 Jerry Lynn, American professional wrestler, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1963-06-12 Johnny Weiss, American professional wrestler (Johnny Hotbody), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-06-12 Tim DeKay, American actor (White Collar), born in Lansing, New York
  • 1963-06-13 Paul De Lisle, Canadian rock bassist (Smash Mouth - "All Star"; "I'm A Believer"), born in Exeter, Ontario
  • 1963-06-16 Jim Fullington, American professional wrestler
  • 1963-06-16 Scott Alexander, American screenwriter

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