United States of America in History (Part 71)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 7001 - 7,100 of 9,757

  • 1970-08-15 Anthony Anderson, American comedian and actor (Black-ish), born in Compton, California
  • 1970-08-15 Ben Silverman, American TV executive (NBC Entertainment)
  • 1970-08-16 Bonnie Bernstein, American sportscaster
  • 1970-08-18 Greg Dean Schmitz, American online film journalist, born in Falmouth, Massachusetts
  • 1970-08-19 Fat Joe [Cartagena], American rapper ("Wat's Luv?"), born in the Bronx, New York
  • 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 Brad Mehldau, American jazz pianist, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 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
  • 1970-08-24 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 (I'm Alright), born in, in Framingham, Massachusetts
  • 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 singer-songwriter (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 Ted Leo, American musician (Ted Leo and the Pharmacists), born in South Bend, Indiana
  • 1970-09-11 William Joppy, American professional boxer, born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • 1970-09-12 Nathan Larson, American guitarist and composer (Shudder To Think, Hot One), born in Maryland
  • 1970-09-14 Craig Montoya, American bass player (Everclear), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1970-09-14 Robert Ben Garant, American screenwriter and actor (Reno 991!), born in Cookeville, Tennessee
  • 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

Samantha Power

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

  • 1970-09-22 Mystikal [Michael Tyler], American rapper, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1970-09-23 Ani DiFranco, American alt-folk-pop singer songwriter and founder of Righteous Babe Records, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 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 [Carlos Coy], American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-10-06 Amy Jo Johnson, American actress and singer

Matt Damon

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

  • 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. 1994)
  • 1970-10-11 Constance Zimmer, American actress (Unreal), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1970-10-13 Mel Jackson, African-American actor (Soul Food) and R&B musician, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1970-10-13 Serena Altschul, American broadcast journalist, born in NYC, New York
  • 1970-10-15 Eric Benét, American singer and songwriter ("Love Don't Love Me"), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1970-10-18 José Padilla, American former gang member and alleged supporter of terrorism
  • 1970-10-19 Chris Kattan, American comedian and actor
  • 1970-10-20 Chavo Guerrero, Jr., American professional wrestler, born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1970-10-20 Michelle Malkin, American political commentator and author (Fox News), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-10-23 Grant Imahara, American TV Mythbuster, born in Lod Angeles, California (d. 2020)
  • 1970-10-24 Jeff Mangum, American psychedelic-pop, folk-rock musician, and singer-songwriter (Neutral Milk Hotel - "In the Aeroplane Over the Sea"), born in Ruston, Louisiana
  • 1970-10-25 Adam Goldberg, American actor (The Hebrew Hammer), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1970-10-25 Adam Pascal, American actor (Rent), born in Bronx, New York
  • 1970-10-25 J.A. Adande, American sports columnist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970-10-26 Dian Bachar, American actor, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1970-10-30 Ben Bailey, American host of the TV game show Cash Cab, born in Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • 1970-10-30 Nia Long, American actress (Guiding Light, Made in America, Soul Food), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-10-30 Tory Belleci, American TV personality (Mythbuster), born in Monterey, California
  • 1970-10-31 Johnny Moeller, American blues guitarist, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1970-10-31 Mitch Harris, American guitarist (Napalm Death, among others), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-10-31 Rogers Stevens, American guitarist (Blind Melon), born in West Point, Mississippi
  • 1970-11-02 Sharmell Sullivan, American professional wrestling valet, born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1970-11-04 Tim DeBoom, American triathlete, born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 1970-11-07 Andy Houston, American NASCAR driver, born in Hickory, North Carolina
  • 1970-11-07 Morgan Spurlock, American director and documentary producer (Super Size Me), born in Parkersburg, West Virginia
  • 1970-11-09 Domino [Damian Siguenza], American Hip Hop Producer, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1970-11-09 Scarface [Brad Terrence Jordan], American rapper (Geto Boys), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-11-09 Susan Tedeschi, American musician, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1970-11-10 Warren G [Griffen], American rapper (Regulate), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1970-11-12 Donna Adamo, American female professional wrestler, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-11-15 Jack Ingram, American singer and songwriter
  • 1970-11-18 Elizabeth Anne Allen, American actress
  • 1970-11-18 Megyn Kelly, American television news anchor and journalist (Fox News, NBC), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • 1970-11-18 Mike Epps, American actor
  • 1970-11-20 Delia Gonzalez, American-Mexican boxer, born in Anthony, New Mexico
  • 1970-11-20 Geoffrey Keezer, American jazz pianist, born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • 1970-11-20 Joe Zaso, American actor, born in Queens, New York City
  • 1970-11-20 Matt Blunt, American politician, Governor of Missouri (2005-2009), born in Greene County, Missouri
  • 1970-11-20 Phife Dawg [Malik Taylor], American rapper (A Tribe Called Quest - "Check the Rhime"; "I Legft My Wallet In El Segundo"), born in Queens, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1970-12-01 Sarah Silverman, American actress and comedian (The Sarah Silverman Program), born in Bedford, New Hampshire
  • 1970-12-04 Kevin Sussman, American actor (Ugly Betty, The Big Bang Theory), born in NYC, New York
  • 1970-12-04 Sylvester Terkay, American pro wrestler (Ultimate Pro Wrestling's first Heavyweight Champion), born in Washington, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-12-09 Kara DioGuardi, American songwriter, record producer, and singer, born in Ossining, New York
  • 1970-12-18 Anthony Catanzaro, American fitness model
  • 1970-12-18 Cowboy Troy [Troy Lee Coleman III], American country rapper (MuzikMafia, Big & Rich), born in Victoria, Texas
  • 1970-12-18 DMX [Earl Simmons], American rapper (..And Then There Was X), and actor (Romeo Must Die), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 2021) [1] [2]
  • 1970-12-18 Miles Marshall Lewis, American author
  • 1970-12-18 Rob Van Dam, American professional wrestler
  • 1970-12-19 Tyson Beckford, American model (Ralph Lauren), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1970-12-23 Shannon Bream [DePuy], American Journalist (Fox News) Miss Virginia (1991), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1970-12-24 Amaury Nolasco, American actor, born in Puerto Rico
  • 1970-12-24 Will Oldham, American singer and songwriter, born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1970-12-26 James Mercer, American rock singer-songwriter, and guitarist (The Shins - Wincing The Night Away), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1970-12-28 Elizabeth McIntyre, Miss West Virginia (1996), born in Dunbar, West Virginia
  • 1970-12-29 Glen Phillips, American rock singer-songwriter (Toad The Wet Sprocket), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1970-12-29 Kevin Weisman, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1971-01-02 Taye Diggs, American actor (How Stella Got Her Groove Back, The Best Man), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1971-01-06 Gary Wiseman, American punk-rock drummer, born in Tyler, Texas
  • 1971-01-07 C.W. Anderson, American professional wrestler, born in Emit, North Carolina
  • 1971-01-07 Tina Anderson, American comic book writer
  • 1971-01-09 Elizabeth Punsalan, American ice skater (Olympic 15-94), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1971-01-09 MF Doom [Daniel Dumile], American hip hop artist, born in London, United Kingdom [1]

Mary J. Blige

1971-01-11 Mary J. Blige, American R&B singer-songwriter ("Be Without You") and actress (I Can Do Bad All By Myself), born in NYC, New York


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Famous Deaths