United States of America in History (Part 64)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 6301 - 6,400 of 9,830

  • 1966-01-20 Rainn Wilson, American actor (The Office, Juno), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1966-01-25 Chet Culver, American politician (Governor of Iowa), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1966-02-02 D. C. Douglas, American actor and director
  • 1966-02-03 Frank Coraci, American film director
  • 1966-02-17 Michael Lepond, American musician (Symphony X), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1966-02-18 Guy Ferland, American television director, born in Beverly, Massachusetts
  • 1966-02-22 Suave [Waymond Anderso], American R&B singer (covered The Temptations' "My Girl"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1966-02-22 Rachel Dratch, American actress & comedienne, born in Lexington, Massachusetts
  • 1966-02-25 Alexis Denisof, American actor
  • 1966-02-25 Nancy O'Dell, American reporter and television personality
  • 1966-03-04 Dav Pilkey, American author
  • 1966-03-04 Grand Puba, American rapper
  • 1966-03-05 Aasif Mandvi, Indian-born American actor and comedian
  • 1966-03-07 Joy Tanner, American actress, born in Rochester, New York
  • 1966-03-09 Brendan Canty, American musician (Fugazi), born in Teaneck, New Jersey
  • 1966-03-09 Michael Patrick MacDonald, Irish-American activist against crime and violence and author (All Souls: A Family Story From Southie), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1966-03-14 Elise Neal, American actress
  • 1966-03-18 Daniel S. Nevins, American rabbi
  • 1966-03-19 James "Big Jim" Wright, American Grammy and Dove Award-winning keyboardist, composer, arranger, and record producer (Sound of Blackness; Mariah Carey), born in Rockford, Illinois (d. 2018)
  • 1966-03-26 Michael Imperioli, American actor (The Sopranos), born in Mount Vernon, New York
  • 1966-03-30 Joey Castillo, American drummer (Queens of the Stone Age, 2002-12), born in Gardena, California
  • 1966-04-11 Mason Reese, American actor (Underwood Deviled Ham), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1966-04-11 Dustin Patrick Runnels, American professional wrestler (Goldust), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1966-04-13 Marc Ford, American guitarist (The Black Crowes - "Hard To Handle"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1966-04-28 Too Short [Todd Shaw], American rapper, born in South Central Los Angeles, California

Person of interestJohn Daly

1966-04-28 John Daly, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1991, British Open 1995), born in Carmichael, California

Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion John Daly
Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion
John Daly
  • 1966-05-03 Peter Abbay, American actor (Another World), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-05-03 Firdous Bamji, Indian-American actor (The War Within), born in Bombay, India
  • 1966-05-13 Darius Rucker, American rock singer (Hootie & the Blowfish - "Only Wanna Be With You"), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • 1966-05-14 Raphael Saadiq, American musician (Tony! Toni! TonĂ©!), born in Oakland California
  • 1966-05-18 Michael Tait, American Christian musician (dc Talk, Tait), born in Washington D.C.
  • 1966-05-20 Dan Abrams, American TV reporter (Nightline)
  • 1966-05-20 Gina Ravera, American actress
  • 1966-05-22 Kenny Hickey, American guitarist (Type O Negative), born in NYC, New York
  • 1966-05-24 Ricky Craven, American NASCAR driver, born in Newburgh, Maine
  • 1966-05-30 Stephen Malkmus, American songwriter, singer and guitarist (Pavement), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1966-06-06 Sean Yseult [Shauna Reynolds], American rock bassist (White Zombie - "More Human Than Human"), born in Raleigh, North Carolina

Person of interestJulianna Margulies

1966-06-08 Julianna Margulies, American actress (ER, The Good Wife), born in Spring Valley NY

  • 1966-06-19 Brian Vander Ark, American singer-songwriter (The Verve Pipe), born in Holland, Michigan
  • 1966-06-21 Rudi Bakhtiar, American journalist (CNN), born in Fresno, California
  • 1966-06-21 Mancow Muller, American radio personality, born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1966-06-23 Chico DeBarge, American musician (DeBarge)
  • 1966-06-24 Adrienne Shelly, American actress, director and screenwriter (The Unbelievable Truth), born in Queens, New York (d. 2006)

Person of interestJ. J. Abrams

1966-06-27 J. J. Abrams, American writer, producer and director (Lost, Star Wars: the Force Awakens), born in NYC, New York

Director, TV Producer and Writer J. J. Abrams
Director, TV Producer and Writer
J. J. Abrams

Person of interestMike Tyson

1966-06-30 Mike Tyson, American boxer (youngest ever heavyweight champion 1986-90, 20 years, 4 months, 22 days), born in Brooklyn, New York

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1966-07-04 Lee Reherman, American actor, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2016)
  • 1966-07-06 Brian Posehn, American actor (Jim Kuback-Mission Hill), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1966-07-07 Jim Gaffigan, American comedian (Mr Universe), born in Elgin, Illinois
  • 1966-07-07 Neil Tobin, American magician, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1966-07-09 Pamela Adlon, American voice actress
  • 1966-07-11 Mel Appleby, rocker (Mel & Kim-Coming to America)
  • 1966-07-11 Greg Grunberg, American actor
  • 1966-07-13 Gerald Levert, American singer (In My Songs), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 2006)
  • 1966-07-14 Matthew Fox, American actor (Party of 5, Lost), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • 1966-07-14 Brian Selznick, American author and illustrator
  • 1966-07-19 Nancy Carell [Walls], American actress (Saturday Night Live), born in Cohasset, Massachusetts
  • 1966-07-21 Arija Bareikis, American actress
  • 1966-07-25 Maureen Herman, American bassist (Babes in Toyland) and writer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1966-07-25 Christine C. Quinn, American Democratic Party politician and Speaker of the New York City Council, born in Glen Cove, New York
  • 1966-07-29 Richard Steven Horvitz, American comic voiceactor
  • 1966-08-01 James St. James, American author and nightlife personality, born in Saginaw, Michigan
  • 1966-08-03 Eric Esch, American boxer, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1966-08-07 Jimmy Wales, American internet entrepreneur and cofounder of Wikipedia, born in Huntsville, Alabama

Person of interestHalle Berry

1966-08-14 Halle Berry, American actress (X-Men: The Last Stand: Monsters Ball), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Actress Halle Berry
Actress
Halle Berry
  • 1966-08-17 Maysa Leak, American Jazz Singer, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1966-08-17 Rodney Mullen, American professional skateboarder, born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1966-08-19 Lee Ann Womack, American country singer ("I Hope You Dance"), born in Jacksonville, Texas
  • 1966-08-20 Colin Cunningham, American actor (Centigrade, Falling Skies), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1966-08-22 GZA [Gary Grice], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-08-25 Derek Sherinian, American keyboardist (Dream Theater; Sons Of Apollo), born in Laguna Beach, California
  • 1966-08-25 Robert Maschio, American Actor ("The Todd" in Scrubs)
  • 1966-09-02 Dino Cazares, American heavy metal guitarist (FearFactor), born in El Centro, California
  • 1966-09-02 Tuc Watkins, American actor
  • 1966-09-12 Ben Folds, American singer and songwriter (Ben Folds Five), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • 1966-09-14 Mike Cooley, American guitarist (Drive-By Truckers), born in Tuscumbia, Alabama
  • 1966-09-19 Soledad O'Brien, American journalist (Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien), born in St. James, New York
  • 1966-09-19 Eric Robert Rudolph, American criminal (domestic terrorist convicted with series of bombings), born in Merritt Island, Florida
  • 1966-09-30 Kerry G. Johnson, African American graphic designer and caricaturist
  • 1966-10-01 Christopher Titus, American actor/comedian
  • 1966-10-01 Scott Innes, American voice actor (Scooby-Doo), born in Poplar Bluff, Missouri
  • 1966-10-06 Jacqueline Obradors, American actress
  • 1966-10-07 Marco Beltrami, Italian-American film composer (3:10 To Yuma; The Hurt Locker; Logan), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1966-10-08 Art Barr, American professional wrestler, born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1994)
  • 1966-10-10 Bai Ling, Chinese-born American actress (The Crow, Red Corner), born in Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • 1966-10-11 Rikishi [Solofa F. Fatu Jr.], Samoan American professional wrestler, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1966-10-17 Tommy Kendall, American race car driver and television personality
  • 1966-10-18 Jerod Swallow, American ice skater (1997 Nationals), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1966-10-19 Amy Linker, American actress (Lewis and Clark, Lauren-Square Pegs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-10-25 Perry Saturn [Satullo], American professional wrestler, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1966-10-26 Jeanne Zelasko, American journalist and sportcaster, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1966-10-27 Matt Drudge, American political commentator and blogger (Drudge Report), born in Takoma Park, Maryland
  • 1966-10-31 Mike O'Malley, American actor (The Mike O'Malley Show), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1966-11-01 Willie D., American hip hop artist (Geto Boys), born in The 5th Ward, Houston, Texas
  • 1966-11-02 Tim Kirkman, American filmmaker, born in Monroe, North Carolina
  • 1966-11-04 H. John Heinz IV, American medieval armor craftsman; son of Teresa Heinz
  • 1966-11-06 Paul Gilbert, American guitarist and singer (Mr. Big), born in Carbondale, Illinois
  • 1966-11-10 Bill DeMott, American professional wrestler, born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • 1966-11-15 Rachel True, American actress
  • 1966-11-17 Daisy Fuentes, model/MTV veejay (America's Funniest Videos)
  • 1966-11-19 Rocco DiSpirito, American chef

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