United States of America in History (Part 71)

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 7001 - 7,100 of 9,880

  • 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
  • 1970-06-18 Greg Yaitanes, American television and film director (hOUSE m.d.), born in Wellesley, Massachusetts
  • 1970-06-19 Brian Welch, American guitarist
  • 1970-06-21 Pete Rock, American rapper/producer, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1970-06-25 Ariel Gore, American journalist and author, born in Carmel, California

Person of interestChris O'Donnell

1970-06-26 Chris O'Donnell, American actor (School Ties, Robin-Batman Forever), born in Winnetka, Illinois

  • 1970-06-26 Paul Thomas Anderson, American filmmaker (Boogie Nights, Magnolia), born in Studio City, California
  • 1970-06-26 Irv Gotti [Irving Domingo Lorenzo, Jr.], American record producer, born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-06-26 Matt Letscher, American actor (The Mask of Zorro-Captain Harrison Love), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • 1970-06-26 Nick Offerman, American actor (Parks and Recreation), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1970-06-28 Mike White, American filmmaker and actor, born in Pasadena, California
  • 1970-06-29 Mike Vallely, American skateboarder and singer (Black Flag), born in Edison, New Jersey
  • 1970-07-02 Scotty 2 Hotty, American wrestler
  • 1970-07-03 Shawnee Smith, American actress

Person of interestAudra McDonald

1970-07-03 Audra McDonald, American actress (Private Practice) and singer (6x Tony award winner), born in West Berlin

Actress and Singer Audra McDonald
Actress and Singer
Audra McDonald
  • 1970-07-05 Mac Dre [Andre Louis Hicks], American rapper and hip hop pioneer, born in Oakland, California (d. 2004)
  • 1970-07-06 Inspectah Deck [Jason Hunter], American rapper and producer (Wu-Tang Clan, Czarface), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-07-06 Frank Salvato II, Italian-American sound Engineer and composer, born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1970-07-07 Robia LaMorte, American actress and dancer, born in Queens, New York

Person of interestTodd Martin

1970-07-08 Todd Martin, American tennis star (1988 USTA Boys' 18), born in Hinsdale, Illinois

Tennis Player Todd Martin
Tennis Player
Todd Martin
  • 1970-07-08 Beck [Bek David Campbell], American singer (Morning Phase), born in Los Angeles
  • 1970-07-10 Gary LeVox, American singer (Rascal Flatts)
  • 1970-07-11 Justin Chambers, American actor
  • 1970-07-12 Juba Kalamka, American artist/activist
  • 1970-07-15 Chi Cheng, American musician (Deftones), (d. 2013)
  • 1970-07-21 Shawn Stasiak, American professional wrestler
  • 1970-07-23 Charisma Carpenter, American actress (Angel), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1970-08-03 Stephen Carpenter, American musician (Deftones), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1970-08-04 John August, American screenwriter
  • 1970-08-05 James Gunn, American filmmaker (Guardians of the Galaxy), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1970-08-06 M. Night Shyamalan, Indian-American film director
  • 1970-08-09 Chris Cuomo, American TV journalist
  • 1970-08-09 Thomas Lennon, American actor and producer (Night at the Museum, Memento), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1970-08-09 Arion Salazar, American musician (Third Eye Blind)
  • 1970-08-10 Jeff Mangum, American musician
  • 1970-08-12 Anthony Swofford, American novelist
  • 1970-08-13 Will Clarke, American novelist (The Neon Palm of Madame Melançon), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1970-08-13 Matt Hyson, American professional wrestler, born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1970-08-15 Anthony Anderson, American comedian and actor
  • 1970-08-15 Maddie Corman, American actress
  • 1970-08-15 Ben Silverman, American TV executive
  • 1970-08-16 Bonnie Bernstein, American sportscaster
  • 1970-08-16 Killah Priest, American rapper
  • 1970-08-18 Greg Dean Schmitz, American online film journalist, born in Falmouth, Massachusetts
  • 1970-08-19 Fat Joe, American rapper
  • 1970-08-20 Fred Durst, American singer (Limp Bizkit), born in Gastonia, North Carolina
  • 1970-08-22 Giada De Laurentiis, Italian-American chef and television host, born in Rome, Italy
  • 1970-08-23 Jay Mohr, American actor and comedian, born in Verona, New Jersey
  • 1970-08-23 Lawrence Frank, American head coach, born in NYC, New York
  • 1970-08-23 Brad Mehldau, American jazz pianist, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1970-08-24 Dan Henderson, American mixed martial artist (UFC 17 Middleweight Tournament 1998; Rings: King of Kings Tournament 1999), born in Downey, California
  • 1970-08-25 Jo Dee Messina, American country music singer
  • 1970-09-03 Jeremy Glick, American United Airlines Flight 93 passenger (d. 2001)
  • 1970-09-04 Dave Buchwald, American hacker and filmmaker, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1970-09-05 Liam Lynch, American musician (Sifl and Olly), born in Petersburg, Virginia
  • 1970-09-06 Paul Miller (DJ Spooky), American electronic and experimental hip hop musician, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1970-09-07 Tom Everett Scott, American actor (Dead Man on Campus), born in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • 1970-09-08 Neko Case, American musician (The New Pornographers), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1970-09-11 Taraji P. Henson, American actress and singer, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1970-09-11 William Joppy, American professional boxer, born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • 1970-09-11 Ted Leo, American musician (Ted Leo and the Pharmacists), born in South Bend, Indiana
  • 1970-09-12 Nathan Larson, American guitarist and composer (Shudder To Think, Hot One), born in Maryland
  • 1970-09-14 Robert Ben Garant, American screenwriter and actor (Reno 991!), born in Cookeville, Tennessee
  • 1970-09-14 Craig Montoya, American musician (Everclear), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1970-09-16 Mark Schultz, American Christian musician, born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1970-09-18 Aisha Tyler, American actress and talk show host (The Talk), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1970-09-19 Victor Williams, American actor (The King of Queens), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-09-21 John Cudia, American actor

Person of interestSamantha Power

1970-09-21 Samantha Power, Irish American author and diplomat (US Ambassador to the UN), born in Dublin, Ireland

Journalist and Diplomat Samantha Power
Journalist and Diplomat
Samantha Power
  • 1970-09-22 Mystikal, American rapper
  • 1970-09-23 Ani DiFranco, American musician
  • 1970-09-25 Dean Ween [Michael Melchiondo, Jr.], American guitarist (Ween, Moistboyz), born in New Hope, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-09-26 Sheri Moon Zombie, American actress, born in San Jose, California
  • 1970-10-05 South Park Mexican, American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-10-06 Amy Jo Johnson, American actress and singer

Person of interestMatt Damon

1970-10-08 Matt Damon, American actor (Good Will Hunting, Ocean's trilogy, Bourne trilogy), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Actor Matt Damon
Matt Damon
  • 1970-10-08 Soon-Yi Previn, Korean-American actress (Hannah and Her Sisters), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1970-10-09 Savannah [Shannon Michelle Wilsey], American pornographic film actress, born in Laguna Beach, California (d. 1993)
  • 1970-10-11 Constance Zimmer, American actress (Unreal), born in Seattle, Washington

Famous Weddings

Famous Divorces

Famous Deaths