United States of America in History (Part 70)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 6901 - 7,000 of 9,840

  • 1969-11-20 Callie Thorne, American actress (Necessary Roughness), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Person of interestKen Griffey Jr.

1969-11-21 Ken Griffey Jr., American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (13-time MLB All Star, AL MVP 1997), born in Donora, Pennsylvania

Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder Ken Griffey Jr.
Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder
Ken Griffey Jr.
  • 1969-11-24 Rob Nicholson, American musician
  • 1969-11-26 Kara Walker, American artist, born in Stockton, California
  • 1969-11-28 Robb Nen, San Pedro, California, American MLB pitcher (Florida Marlins)

Person of interestJay-Z

1969-12-04 Jay-Z [Shawn Carter], American rapper and record producer (Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint), born in Brooklyn, New York City

Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z
  • 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 AndrĂ© 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

Person of interestShonda Rhimes

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

TV Producer Shonda Rhimes
TV Producer
Shonda Rhimes
  • 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
  • 1970-02-16 D.J. Wallis, American fitness competitor
  • 1970-02-17 Tim Mahoney, American rock guitarist (311), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1970-02-18 Susan Egan, American actress, born in Seal Beach, California
  • 1970-02-23 Niecy Nash [Carol Denise Ensley], American actress and comedian, born in Compton, California
  • 1970-02-24 Kienast quintuplets, American quintuplets
  • 1970-02-27 Michael A. Burstein, American writer, born in New York City
  • 1970-02-27 Kent Desormeaux, American jockey, born in Maurice, Louisiana
  • 1970-02-28 Daniel Handler, American writer, better known as Lemony Snicket
  • 1970-03-05 John Frusciante, American rock guitarist (Red Hot Chili Peppers - "The Zephyr Song"), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-03-05 Lisa Robin Kelly, American actress, (d. 2013)
  • 1970-03-10 Matt Barlow, American heavy metal singer (Ashes of Ares; Iced Earth), born in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • 1970-03-10 Matt Barlow, American heavy metal vocalist (Ashes of Ares; Iced Earth; Pyramaze), born in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • 1970-03-11 Delia Gallagher, American journalist
  • 1970-03-12 Dave Eggers, American writer, editor, and publisher
  • 1970-03-12 John Nemechek, American NASCAR driver (d. 1997)
  • 1970-03-13 Tim Story, American film director and producer (The Story Company), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestQueen Latifah

1970-03-18 Queen Latifah [Dana Owen], American rapper and actress (Living Single, Chicago), born in Newark, New Jersey

Singer, Rapper and Actress Queen Latifah
Singer, Rapper and Actress
Queen Latifah
  • 1970-03-27 Elizabeth Mitchell, American actress (Lost), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestVince Vaughn

1970-03-28 Vince Vaughn, American actor (Swingers, Wedding Crashers), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • 1970-03-30 Secretariat, American thoroughbred race horse (Triple Crown, 1973), born in Caroline County, Virginia (d. 1989)
  • 1970-04-04 Mix Master Mike [Michael Schwartz], American turntablist, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1970-04-09 Mike Barz [Michael Barszcz], American meteorologist and TV anchor (WFOX-TV, WJAX-TV), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970-04-09 Josh Todd [Gruber], American musician, singer (Buckcherry), and actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970-04-10 Kenny Lattimore, American R&B singer-songwriter ("Never Too Busy"; "For You"), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1970-04-10 Mike Mushok, American rock guitarist (Staind; Newsted; Saint Asonia), born in Ludlow, Massachusetts
  • 1970-04-10 Q-Tip [Kamaal Fareed, born Jonathan Davis], American rapper, actor, record producer and DJ, born in Harlem, New York
  • 1970-04-11 Johnny Messner, American actor (Tears of the Sun), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1970-04-12 Nick Hexum, American singer and songwriter (311), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1970-04-15 Flex Alexander, American actor
  • 1970-04-17 Redman [Reginald Noble], American rapper, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1970-04-18 Greg Eklund, American musician (Everclear), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1970-04-21 Rob Riggle, American comedian
  • 1970-04-21 Nicole Sullivan, American actress
  • 1970-04-23 Scott Bairstow, Canadian actor (Lonesome Series: The Dove), born in Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada
  • 1970-04-23 Dennis Culp, American singer and songwriter, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1970-04-26 T-Boz [Tionne Watkins], American singer (TLC), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1970-04-29 China Forbes, American singer and songwriter (Pink Martini)
  • 1970-04-30 Ken Stanton, American Radio Personality
  • 1970-05-04 Gregg Alexander, American musician (New Radicals), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • 1970-05-04 Will Arnett, Canadian-American actor (Arrested Development), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1970-05-05 Kyan Douglas, American TV personality (Queer Eye), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1970-05-10 Dallas Roberts, American actor
  • 1970-05-10 Gabriela Montero, Venezuelan-American pianist, born in Caracas
  • 1970-05-11 Nicky Katt, American actor
  • 1970-05-12 Samantha Mathis, American actress (American Psycho, Billions), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-05-15 Prince Be [Attrell Cordes], American rapper (PM Dawn), born in Jersey City (d. 2016)
  • 1970-05-15 Rod Smith, Texarkana, Arkansas, American NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1970-05-17 Matt Lindland, American mixed martial arts fighter

Person of interestTina Fey

1970-05-18 Tina Fey, American actress and comedian (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock), born in Upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania

Actress & Writer Tina Fey
Actress & Writer
Tina Fey
  • 1970-05-23 Nanette Burstein, American director and producer
  • 1970-05-23 Bryan Herta, American race car driver
  • 1970-05-23 Blake Schwendiman, American author
  • 1970-05-24 Tommy Page, Glenridge, New Jersey, American singer (I'll Be Your Everything)
  • 1970-06-02 B-Real [Louis Freese], American rapper (Cypress Hill), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970-06-03 Ammon McNeely, American rock climber
  • 1970-06-06 Sarah Dessen, American author
  • 1970-06-08 Gabrielle Giffords, American politician
  • 1970-06-10 Mike Doughty, American singer
  • 1970-06-13 Rivers Cuomo, American musician (Weezer), born in NYC, New York
  • 1970-06-15 Leah Remini, American actress
  • 1970-06-16 Clifton Collins Jr., American actor
  • 1970-06-17 Ron "Popeye" Jones, American NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks, Toronto Raptors), born in Dresden, Tennessee
  • 1970-06-17 Will Forte, American writer, actor and comedian (The Last Man on Earth), born in Alameda County, California
  • 1970-06-17 Michael Showalter, American comedian (Stella), born in Princeton, New Jersey

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