United States of America in History (Part 69)

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 6801 - 6,900 of 9,753

Triple HTriple H (53 years old)

1969-07-27 American pro wrestler (14 x world champion; D-Generation X stable), born in Nashua, New Hampshire

  • 1969-07-28 Alexis Arquette, American transgender performer (Last Exit to Brooklyn), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1969-07-31 Kenneth D. Schisler, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1969-08-01 David Wain, American actor and director (Wet Hot American Summer), born in Shaker Heights, Ohio
  • 1969-08-04 Michael DeLuise, American actor
  • 1969-08-06 Elliott [Steven] Smith, American Oscar nominated singer-songwriter (Good Will Hunting - "Miss Misery"), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2003)
  • 1969-08-11 Jonah Matranga, American singer
  • 1969-08-14 DJ Uncle Al, American hip-hop DJ, born in Miami, Florida (d. 2001)
  • 1969-08-15 Cris Judd, American actor/choreographer briefly married to Jennifer Lopez
  • 1969-08-16 Andy Milder, American voice actor
  • 1969-08-18 Edward Norton, American actor (American History X), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1969-08-18 Everlast [Erik Francis Schrody], American musician (House Of Pain), born in Valley Stream, New York
  • 1969-08-18 Masta Killa [Elgin Turner], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-08-19 Clay Walker, American country singer ("Dreaming With My Eyes Open"), born in Vidor, Texas

Matthew PerryMatthew Perry (53 years old)

1969-08-19 Canadian-American actor (Chandler Bing on Friends), born in Williamstown, Massachusetts

  • 1969-08-19 Nate Dogg [Nathaniel Dwayne Hale], American rapper ("Regulate"; "21 Questions"), born in Clarksdale, Mississippi (d. 2011)
  • 1969-08-19 Patrick Van Horn, American actor (Swingers)
  • 1969-08-20 Duke Droese, American professional wrestler, born in Lodi, California
  • 1969-08-23 Jeremy Schaap, American Emmy Award-winning sportscaster, and author (Cinderella Man; Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics), born in NYC, New York
  • 1969-08-27 Chandra Wilson, American actress
  • 1969-08-28 Jack Black, American actor (High Fidelity; Kung Fu Panda), comedian, and singer (Tenacious D), born in Santa Monica, California

Sheryl SandbergSheryl Sandberg (53 years old)

1969-08-28 American technology executive (COO Facebook) and author (Lean In), born in Washington, D.C.

  • 1969-08-29 Me'Shell Ndegéocello [Michelle Johnson], American singer-songwriter ("If That's Your Boyfriend..."), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1969-09-02 Chris Kuzneski, American bestselling author
  • 1969-09-02 H-Ci [Cedric Hailey], American singer (Jodeci), born in Monroe, North Carolina
  • 1969-09-03 John Fugelsang, American actor and political commentator, born in Long Island, New York
  • 1969-09-07 Diane Farr, American actress (Numb3rs), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1969-09-07 Jimmy Urine [Euringer], American electro-punk singer (Mindless Self Indulgence), born in NYC, New York
  • 1969-09-09 Constance Marie, American actress, born in East Los Angeles, California
  • 1969-09-11 Gidget Gein [Bradley Stewart], American rock uitarist and bass player (Marilyn Manson band), born in Hollywood, Florida (d. 2008)
  • 1969-09-12 James Frey, American writer (Bright Shiny Morning), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1969-09-15 Jeffrey Schwarz, American documentary film director and producer, born in New York City
  • 1969-09-20 Victoria Dillard, American actress (Spin City), born in NYC, New York
  • 1969-09-22 Matt Sharp, American musician (Weezer, The Rentals), born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • 1969-09-24 Donald DeGrate, Jr. [DeVante Swing], American music producer, born in Hampton, Virginia
  • 1969-09-24 Shawn "Clown" Crahan, American musician (Slipknot), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1969-09-25 Hal Sparks, American actor, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1969-09-28 Ben Greenman, American author and editor (The New Yorker)
  • 1969-09-28 Mark Benitez {Mark Everett], American child actor, murderer and fugitive, born in Coral Gables, Florida (d. 2008)
  • 1969-09-30 Chris Von Erich, American professional wrestler (d. 1991)
  • 1969-10-01 Zach Galifianakis, American actor (The Hangover; Birdman; Between Two Ferns), born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina
  • 1969-10-02 Mitch English, American actor
  • 1969-10-08 Jeremy Davies, American actor (Saving Private Ryan), born in Traverse city, Michigan
  • 1969-10-12 Martie Maguire, American country fiddler, songwriter, and vocalist (The Chicks, formerly known as Dixie Chicks; Court Yard Hounds), born in York, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-10-14 David Strickland, American actor (d. 1999)
  • 1969-10-16 Roy Hargrove, American jazz trumpeter, born in Waco, Texas (d. 2018)
  • 1969-10-16 Terri J. Vaughn, American actress
  • 1969-10-17 Wood Harris, American actor
  • 1969-10-19 John Edward, American TV Psychic, born in Glen Cove, New York
  • 1969-10-22 Spike Jonze [Adam Spiegel], American director and film producer (Her, Three Kings, Where the Wild Things Are), born in Rockville, Maryland
  • 1969-10-28 Ben Harper, American blues and reggae musician and singer-songwriter ("No Mercy In This Land"), born in Pomona, California
  • 1969-11-02 Reginald Arvizu, American bassist (KoЯn), born in Los Angeles, California

Matthew McConaugheyMatthew McConaughey (53 years old)

1969-11-04 American actor (Contact, A Time to Kill), born in Uvalde, Texas

  • 1969-11-07 Michelle Clunie, American actress (Queer As Folk), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1969-11-08 Roxana Zal, American actress, born in Malibu, California
  • 1969-11-09 Allison Wolfe, American musician (Bratmobile; Partyline), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Ellen PompeoEllen Pompeo (53 years old)

1969-11-10 American actress (Grey's Anatomy), born in Everett, Massachusetts

  • 1969-11-11 Carson Kressley, American television personality (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-11-12 Ian Bremmer, American political scientist, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1969-11-12 Johnny Gosch, American kidnap victim, born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1969-11-12 Kathleen Hanna, American singer and songwriter, born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1969-11-13 Lori Berenson, American criminal
  • 1969-11-15 Shane Mack, American politician
  • 1969-11-18 Duncan Sheik, American singer-songwriter ("Barely Breathing"), born in Monclair, New Jersey
  • 1969-11-20 Callie Thorne, American actress (Necessary Roughness), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Ken Griffey Jr.Ken Griffey Jr. (53 years old)

1969-11-21 American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (13 x MLB All Star, AL MVP 1997; 10 x Gold Glove; Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds), born in Donora, Pennsylvania

  • 1969-11-24 Rob Nicholson, American session and touring heavy metal bassist (Rob Zombie; Ozzy Osbourne)
  • 1969-11-26 Kara Walker, American artist (The Subtlety), born in Stockton, California
  • 1969-11-28 Robb Nen, San Pedro, California, American MLB pitcher (Florida Marlins)

Jay-ZJay-Z (53 years old)

1969-12-04 American rapper and record producer (Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint), born in Brooklyn, New York City

  • 1969-12-05 Morgan J. Freeman, American film director (Hurricane Streets), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1969-12-08 Steve Van Wormer, American actor, born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1969-12-09 André Heinz, American environmentalist and son of Senator Henry John Heinz III and Teresa Heinz
  • 1969-12-11 Sean Grande, American sportscaster, born in NYC, New York
  • 1969-12-17 Chuck Liddell, American mixed martial artist
  • 1969-12-23 Greg Biffle, American racecar driver, born in Vancouver, Washington
  • 1969-12-23 Rob Pelinka, American sports agent (LA Lakers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1969-12-27 Chyna [Joanie Laurer], American professional wrestler and reality TV star, born in Rochester, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1969-12-27 Sarah Vowell, American author and journalist
  • 1969-12-29 Jennifer Ehle, American actress, born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • 1969-12-30 Dave England, American television personality
  • 1970-01-01 Gabriel Jarret, American actor
  • 1970-01-02 Robert Fertitta, American operatic countertenor, born in New York City
  • 1970-01-03 Christian Duguay, American comic actor
  • 1970-01-03 Matt Ross, American actor
  • 1970-01-04 Chris Kanyon, American pro wrestler (WCW/WWF World Tag Team C'ship), born in Sunnyside, New York City (d. 2010)
  • 1970-01-06 Julie Chen, American television presenter, born in NYC, New York
  • 1970-01-10 Marcus Bagwell, American professional wrestler, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • 1970-01-12 Raekwon [Corey Woods], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-01-12 Zack de la Rocha, American rock musician (Rage Against the Machine), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1970-01-13 Keith Coogan, American actor (Jeffrey in The Waltons, Gun Shy), born in Palm Springs, California

Shonda RhimesShonda Rhimes (52 years old)

1970-01-13 American television producer and series creator (Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, Scandal), born in Chicago Illinois

  • 1970-01-14 Gene Snitsky, American professional wrestler, born in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-01-18 DJ Quik [David Marvin Blake], American rapper (Quik Is the Name), born in Compton, California
  • 1970-01-21 Ken Leung, American actor
  • 1970-01-21 Mark Trojanowski, American musician (Sister Hazel)
  • 1970-01-22 Alex Ross, American comic book painter (Marvels, Kingdom Come), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1970-01-26 Kirk Franklin, American gospel singer, choir director, and 16 time Grammy Award-winner, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1970-02-03 Richard Kotzen, American rock musician, born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-02-15 Craig Gass, American impressionist and comedian

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