United States of America in History (Part 59)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 5801 - 5,900 of 10,137

  • 1961-08-08 Rikki Rockett, American drummer (Poison-Every Rose Has a Thorn), born in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1961-08-09 Amy Stiller, American actress
  • 1961-08-13 Tom Perrotta, American novelist
  • 1961-08-14 "Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert, American wrestler (d. 1995)
  • 1961-08-15 Ed Gillespie, American White House counsel to George W. Bush
  • 1961-08-18 Bob Woodruff, American journalist, anchor
  • 1961-08-21 Stephen Hillenburg, American animator and cartoonist (SpongeBob SquarePants), born in Lawton, Oklahoma
  • 1961-08-23 Dean DeLeo, American musician (Stone Temple Pilots)
  • 1961-08-27 Tom Ford, American fashion designer
  • 1961-09-06 Scott Travis, American musician (Judas Priest)
  • 1961-09-07 LeRoi Moore, American saxophonist (Dave Matthews Band), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 2008)
  • 1961-09-13 Dave Mustaine, American musician (ex-Metallica, Megadeth)
  • 1961-09-17 Ty Tabor, American guitarist and singer (King's X)

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1961-09-18 James Gandolfini, American actor (The Sopranos), born in Westwood, New Jersey (d. 2013)

  • 1961-09-20 Lisa Bloom, American lawyer and television personality
  • 1961-09-22 Bonnie Hunt, American actress
  • 1961-09-23 Chi McBride, American actor
  • 1961-09-24 John Logan, American screenwriter
  • 1961-10-01 Robert Rey, Brazilian-American plastic surgeon and television personality
  • 1961-10-05 Sharon Cheslow, American musician, composer and artist
  • 1961-10-05 Matthew Kauffman, American journalist and George Polk Award winner
  • 1961-10-07 Matthew Roloff, American reality star
  • 1961-10-08 Ted Kooshian, American jazz pianist
  • 1961-10-10 Jodi Benson, American voice actress
  • 1961-10-14 Isaac Mizrahi American fashion designer
  • 1961-10-16 Randy Vasquez, American actor
  • 1961-10-22 Robert Torti, American actor
  • 1961-10-23 Laurie Halse Anderson, American writer
  • 1961-10-23 Don and Ron Harris, American professional wrestlers
  • 1961-10-24 Mary Bono, American politician
  • 1961-10-24 Dave Meltzer, American wrestling journalist
  • 1961-10-31 Kate Campbell, American musician, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1961-11-01 Calvin Johnson, American musician (Beat Happening, The Halo Benders, Dub Narcotic Sound System)
  • 1961-11-04 Daron Hagen, American composer
  • 1961-11-04 Edward Knight, American composer
  • 1961-11-04 Les Sampou, American musician
  • 1961-11-05 Gina Mastrogiacomo, American actress (d. 2001)
  • 1961-11-12 Jonathan Nossiter, American film director
  • 1961-11-12 Michaela Paetsch, American violinist
  • 1961-11-14 Gordon Jennison Noice, American actor
  • 1961-11-20 Larry Karaszewski, American screenwriter
  • 1961-11-22 Randal L. Schwartz, American computer programmer
  • 1961-11-23 Keith Ablow, American psychiatrist and author
  • 1961-11-26 Lisa Moretti, American professional wrestler
  • 1961-11-27 Steve Oedekerk, American film director, actor and comedian
  • 1961-12-06 David Lovering, American drummer (Pixies)
  • 1961-12-07 Lisa Fischer, American R&B singer
  • 1961-12-08 Ann Coulter, American author, political commentator, and attorney
  • 1961-12-09 David Anthony Higgins, American actor
  • 1961-12-22 Andrew Fastow, American businessman
  • 1961-12-24 Jay Wright, American basketball coach
  • 1962-01-03 Francesca Lia Block, American author
  • 1962-01-04 Peter Steele, American musician (Type O Negative)
  • 1962-01-08 Chris Marion, American musician
  • 1962-01-11 Susan Lindauer, American peace activist and accused spy
  • 1962-01-12 Joe Quesada, American comic book writer
  • 1962-01-14 Michael McCaul, American politician
  • 1962-01-15 Creflo Dollar, American televangelist
  • 1962-01-16 Maxine Jones, American R&B singer (En Vogue), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1962-01-17 Sebastian Junger, American journalist and author
  • 1962-01-21 Tyler Cowen, American economist
  • 1962-01-30 Mary Kay Letourneau, American convicted statutory rapist
  • 1962-02-10 Bobby Czyz, American boxer
  • 1962-02-11 Tammy Baldwin, American politician
  • 1962-02-13 Aníbal Acevedo Vilá, American politician
  • 1962-02-14 Kevyn Aucoin, American cosmetologist (d. 2002)
  • 1962-02-17 Samuel Bayer, American music video director
  • 1962-02-19 John Laroche, American orchid poacher
  • 1962-02-20 Kenn Nesbitt, American children's author
  • 1962-02-21 Chuck Palahniuk, American writer
  • 1962-02-21 David Foster Wallace, American writer
  • 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 Thomas Ian Griffith, American actor
  • 1962-03-18 Mike Rowe, American television personality
  • 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
  • 1962-03-30 Bil Dwyer, American actor
  • 1962-04-02 Clark Gregg, American actor
  • 1962-04-02 Mark Shulman, American children's author
  • 1962-04-03 Jennifer Rubin, American actress
  • 1962-04-05 Lana Clarkson, American actress (d. 2003)
  • 1962-04-12 Art Alexakis, American musician
  • 1962-04-15 Tom Kane, American voice actor
  • 1962-04-26 Debra Wilson, American actress and comedian
  • 1962-04-27 James LeGros, American actor (Point Break, Enemy of the State), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1962-05-02 Ray Traylor, American professional wrestler (d. 2004)
  • 1962-05-04 Oleta Adams, American singer
  • 1962-05-05 Jenifer McKitrick, American songwriter
  • 1962-05-06 Adam Yellin, American record producer
  • 1962-05-12 Brett Gurewitz, American songwriter and record producer (Bad Religion) (Epitaph)
  • 1962-05-13 Sean McDonough, American sports newscaster
  • 1962-05-18 Mike Darnell, American television executive
  • 1962-05-22 Brian Pillman, American professional wrestler (d. 1997)

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Famous Deaths