United States of America in History (Part 67)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 6601 - 6,700 of 9,878

  • 1968-01-29 Edward Burns, American actor, director, writer (Brothers McMullen, Saving Private Ryan), born in Queens, New York
  • 1968-01-30 Trevor Dunn, American musician (Mr. Bungle, Fantômas, Secret Chiefs 3), born in Eureka, California
  • 1968-02-07 Sully Erna, American singer (Godsmack)
  • 1968-02-08 Gary Coleman, American actor (Diff'rent Strokes), born in Zion, llinois (d. 2010)
  • 1968-02-11 Mo Willems, American author & screenwriter, born in Des Plaines, Illinois
  • 1968-02-12 Christopher McCandless, US nomad, subject of biography Into the Wild, born in El Segundo, California (d. 1992)
  • 1968-02-14 Jules Asner, American television personality, born in Tempe, Arizona
  • 1968-02-22 Bradley Nowell, American ska musician (Sublime), born in Long Beach, California (d. 1996)
  • 1968-02-24 Mitch Hedberg, American comedian (d. 2005)
  • 1968-02-29 Gonzalo Lira, Chilean-American novelist
  • 1968-02-29 Eugene Volokh, American law professor
  • 1968-03-06 Michael Romeo, American musician (Symphony X)
  • 1968-03-08 Ellen Forney, American cartoonist
  • 1968-03-08 Shawn Mullins, American musician
  • 1968-03-09 Johnny Kelly, American drummer (Type O Negative), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-03-12 Aaron Eckhart, American actor
  • 1968-03-15 Mark McGrath, American musician (Sugar Ray), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1968-03-15 Jon Schaffer, American guitarist (Iced Earth)
  • 1968-03-20 Ultra Naté, American musician (If You Could Read My Mind), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • 1968-03-23 Mitch Cullin, American novelist
  • 1968-03-26 Kenny Chesney, American singer
  • 1968-03-26 James Iha, American musician (The Smashing Pumpkins and A Perfect Circle)
  • 1968-03-28 Iris Chang, American author and journalist, born in Princeton, New Jersey (d. 2004)
  • 1968-04-04 Jennifer Lynch, American film director, screenwriter and author of The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-04-05 Paula Cole, American musician
  • 1968-04-06 Vanessa Lann, American composer (Dancing to an Orange Drummer), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-04-10 Orlando Jones, American actor and comedian (MADtv, 7 Up spokesman), born in Toulminville, Alabama
  • 1968-04-18 Mary Birdsong, American actress (Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me), born in Florida
  • 1968-04-23 Timothy McVeigh, American terrorist, born in Lockport, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1968-04-24 Stacy Haiduk, American actress (Lana Lang-Superboy), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1968-05-01 Denise Masino, American Female Bodybuilder
  • 1968-05-01 D'arcy Wretzky, American rock bassist (The Smashing Pumpkins), born in South Haven, Michigan
  • 1968-05-03 Shane Minor, American country music singer, born in Modesto, California
  • 1968-05-10 Erik Palladino, American actor
  • 1968-05-11 Jeffrey Donovan, American actor

Person of interestTony Hawk

1968-05-12 Tony Hawk, American skateboarder, born in Carlsbad, California

Skateboarder Tony Hawk
Skateboarder
Tony Hawk
  • 1968-05-12 Scott Schwartz, American actor
  • 1968-05-13 PMD [Parrish J. Smith], American rapper (EPMD), from Brentwood, New York
  • 1968-05-15 Seth Putnam, American musician
  • 1968-05-22 Kevin Carolan, American actor and comedian
  • 1968-05-23 Guinevere Turner, American actress
  • 1968-05-26 Pat Kenney [Simon Diamond], American professional wrestler, born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1968-06-04 Al B. Sure! [Albert Joseph Brown III], American R&B singer-songwriter (In Effect Mode), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1968-06-06 Alan Licht, American guitarist, composer and journalist

Person of interestBill Burr

1968-06-10 Bill Burr, American comedian and podcaster (F Is for Family, I'm Sorry You Feel That Way), born in Canton, Massachusetts

Comedian and Podcaster Bill Burr
Comedian and Podcaster
Bill Burr
  • 1968-06-10 Jimmy Shea, American skeleton racer
  • 1968-06-10 The D.O.C. [Tracy Curry], American rapper and producer (N.W.A.), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1968-06-12 Bobby Sheehan, American musician (Blues Traveler), born in Summit, New Jersey (d. 1999)
  • 1968-06-14 Faizon Love, American actor and comedian, born in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
  • 1968-06-20 Mike McCarthy, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1988, 96), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-06-21 Alisyn Camerota, American journalist
  • 1968-06-30 Philip Anselmo, American heavy metal musician (Pantera), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1968-07-01 Tim Abell, American actor (We Were Soldiers), born in Manassas, Virginia
  • 1968-07-04 Mark Lenzi, American 3m spring diver (Olympic gold 1992), born in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama (d. 2012)
  • 1968-07-04 Jack Frost [John Dempsey], American heavy metal guitarist (Seven Witches), born in Jersey City, New Jersey

Person of interestSusan Wojcicki

1968-07-05 Susan Wojcicki, American businesswoman and CEO of YouTube "the most important person in advertising", born in Santa Clara County, California

CEO of YouTube Susan Wojcicki
CEO of YouTube
Susan Wojcicki
  • 1968-07-07 Jorja Fox, American actress, born in New York
  • 1968-07-07 Jeff VanderMeer, American writer, born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-07-08 Billy Crudup, American actor
  • 1968-07-10 Jonathan Gilbert, American actor
  • 1968-07-13 Robert Gant, American actor
  • 1968-07-15 Eddie Griffin, American comedian
  • 1968-07-15 Stan Kirsch, American actor
  • 1968-07-16 Larry Sanger, American co-founder of Wikipedia, born in Bellevue, Washington
  • 1968-07-17 Beth Littleford, American comedian, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1968-07-17 Bitty Schram, American actress, born in New York
  • 1968-07-19 Robert Flynn, American musician (Machine Head), born in Oakland, California
  • 1968-07-20 Kool G Rap [Nathaniel Thomas Wilson], American rapper, born in Queens, New York
  • 1968-07-20 Michael Park, American actor
  • 1968-07-23 Nick Menza, American musician and drummer (Megadeth), born in Munich, West Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1968-07-24 Laura Leighton [Miller], American actress (Melrose Place, Pretty Little Liars), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1968-07-24 Kristin Chenoweth, American singer and actress
  • 1968-07-24 Colleen Doran, American comic book writer and artist
  • 1968-08-01 Dan Donegan, American musician (Disturbed), born in Oak Lawn, Illinois
  • 1968-08-03 Rod Beck, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1993, 94, 97; San Francisco Giants), born in Burbank, California (d. 2007)
  • 1968-08-04 Daniel Dae Kim, American actor
  • 1968-08-05 Funkmaster Flex, American hip hop DJ
  • 1968-08-07 Lynn Strait, American singer (Snot), born in Manhasset, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1968-08-09 Sam Fogarino, American musician (Interpol)
  • 1968-08-09 Joseph McGinty Nichol, American film producer and director
  • 1968-08-10 Peter Docter, American film director
  • 1968-08-11 Anna Gunn, American actress
  • 1968-08-12 Andras Jones, American actor
  • 1968-08-15 Debra Messing, American actress (Will & Grace), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-08-22 Rich Lowry, American magazine editor and columnist, born in Arlington Country, Virginia
  • 1968-08-25 Spider One [Michael David Cummings], American musician (Powerman 5000). born in Haverhill, Massachusetts
  • 1968-09-02 Cynthia Watros, American actress
  • 1968-09-04 Phill Lewis, American actor, born in Uganda
  • 1968-09-04 John DiMaggio, American actor, born in North Plainfield, New Jersey
  • 1968-09-05 Brad Wilk, American musician (Audioslave, Rage Against the Machine), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1968-09-06 Paul Rea, American TV and web journalist, born in Clarkesville, Georgia
  • 1968-09-09 Jon Drummond, American former sprinter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-09-10 Big Daddy Kane, American rapper
  • 1968-09-11 Kay Hanley, American musician (Letters to Cleo), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1968-09-11 Paul Mayeda Berges, American film writer and director, born in Torrance, California
  • 1968-09-12 [Reid Laurence] Larry LaLonde, American guitarist (Primus-Frizzle Fry), born in Richmond, California
  • 1968-09-12 Paul F. Tompkins, American comedian, born in Mount Airy, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-09-16 Marc Anthony [Marco Antonio Muñiz], American sala singer-songwriter, born in NYC, New York
  • 1968-09-16 Walt Becker, American writer and film director (Van Wilder), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1968-09-17 Anastacia, American singer

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