United States of America in History (Part 72)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 7101 - 7,200 of 9,751

  • 1971-01-19 John Wozniak, American singer & songwriter (Marcy Playground)
  • 1971-01-20 Questlove [Ahmir Thompson], American drummer, producer bandleader (The Roots), and Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker (Summer of Soul), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-01-21 Tommy Puett, actor (Tyler-Life Goes On, America's Top 10), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1971-01-23 Marc Nelson, American R&B singer and songwriter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-01-24 Andrea Mackris, American television producer, born in Missouri, United States
  • 1971-01-25 Ana Ortiz, American actress (Ugly Betty - "Hilda"), and singer, born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1971-01-25 China Kantner, American actress & daughter of Grace Slick, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1971-01-26 Bryan Callen, American actor, born in Manila, Philippines
  • 1971-01-26 Dorian Gregory, American actor, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1971-02-01 Ron Welty, American drummer (The Offspring -"Pretty Fly, For A White Guy"), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1971-02-03 Elisa Donovan, American actress
  • 1971-02-04 Michael Goorjian, American actor (Party Of Five, SLC Punk!), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1971-02-04 Rob Corddry, American actor and comedian
  • 1971-02-05 Sara Evans, American singer, born in Boonville, Missouri
  • 1971-02-06 Brian Stepanek, American actor (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody; Brian O'Brian), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1971-02-10 Louie Spicolli [Louis Mucciolo Jr.], American wrestler, born in San Pedro, California (d. 1998)
  • 1971-02-14 Tommy Dreamer, American professional wrestler, born in Yonkers, New York
  • 1971-02-17 Denise Richards, American actress (The World is not Enough), born in Downers Grove, Illinois
  • 1971-02-19 Gil Shaham, Israeli-American violinist, born in Urbana, Illinois
  • 1971-02-20 Shawn McKenzie, American programmer
  • 1971-02-21 Randy Blythe, American heavy metal singer (Lamb of God), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1971-02-26 Erykah Badu [Erica Abi Wright], American R&B and progressive soul singer-songwriter ("On and On"; "Bag Lady"), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-02-27 Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, American singer (TLC), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1971-02-28 Tristan Louis, American writer
  • 1971-03-02 Elizabeth Lackey, American actress
  • 1971-03-04 Nick Stabile, American actor, born in Wheat Ridge, Colorado
  • 1971-03-04 Shavar Ross, American actor-turned film director, writer, film producer and editor
  • 1971-03-05 Yuri Lowenthal, American anime and cartoon actor, born in Alliance, Ohio,
  • 1971-03-06 Sean Morley, American professional wrestler
  • 1971-03-07 Peter Sarsgaard, American actor (The Killing), born in St Clair, Illinois
  • 1971-03-09 Emmanuel Lewis, American actor (Webster), born in Brooklyn, New York

Jon HammJon Hamm (51 years old)

1971-03-10 American actor (Mad Men - Don Draper), born in St. Louis, Missouri

  • 1971-03-11 Johnny Knoxville [Philip Clapp], American stunt performer and actor (Jackass franchise), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1971-03-13 Annabeth Gish, American actress (Shag, Hiding Out), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1971-03-13 Robert Lanham, American author and satirist (The Hipster Handbook), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1971-03-16 Alan Tudyk, American actor (Firefly; Suburgatory0,, born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1971-03-20 TourĂ©, American writer
  • 1971-03-22 Will Yun Lee, American actor, born in Arlington, Virginia
  • 1971-03-24 Megyn Price, American actress
  • 1971-03-29 Ryan Lambert, American performer (Kids Incorporated) lead singer (Elephone), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1971-04-04 John Zandig, American professional wrestler, born in Sewell, New Jersey
  • 1971-04-11 Vicellous Reon Shannon, American actor (The Hurricane), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1971-04-12 Nicholas Brendon, American actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1971-04-14 Peter Gibson, American writer, born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1971-04-18 Tamara Braun, American actress (Ava Vitali-Days of Our Lives), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1971-04-21 Hasan Akbar, American convicted murderer
  • 1971-04-22 Eric Mabius, American actor
  • 1971-04-26 Jay DeMarcus, American bassist (Rascal Flatts - "I Melt"), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1971-04-28 Bridget Moynahan, American actress, born in Binghamton, New York
  • 1971-05-03 Damon Dash, American entrepreneur and label executive (Roc-A-Fella Records), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-05-03 Josey Scott, American singer (Saliva), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1971-05-05 David Reilly, American singer (God Lives Underwater) (d. 2005)
  • 1971-05-12 Doug Basham, American professional wrestler, born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1971-05-14 Sofia Coppola, American director (Lost in Translation), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-05-15 Phil Pfister, American strength athlete
  • 1971-05-18 Desiree Horton, American helicopter pilot/television reporter, born in North Hollywood, California
  • 1971-05-20 Tony Stewart, American race car driver
  • 1971-05-23 Laurel Holloman, American actress
  • 1971-05-26 Matt Stone, American actor, animator and producer (South Park, The Book of Mormon), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1971-05-27 Left Eye [Lisa Lopes], American singer (TLC), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)

Idina MenzelIdina Menzel (51 years old)

1971-05-30 American actress and singer, born in Queens, New York

  • 1971-06-02 Anthony Montgomery, American film and television actor and graphic novelist
  • 1971-06-07 Alex X. Mooney, American politician
  • 1971-06-08 Mark Feuerstein, American actor
  • 1971-06-09 Rick Renstrom, American heavy metal guitarist, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1971-06-10 (Joel) "Jo-Jo" Hailey, American R&B singer (Jodeci - "Come And Talk To Me"; "Cry For You"), born in Monroe, North Carolina
  • 1971-06-10 Piyush "Bobby" Jindal, American politician (US Representative for Louisiana (R), 2005-08; Governor of Louisiana, 2008-16), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1971-06-15 Jake Busey, American actor
  • 1971-06-16 Chris Gomez, American baseball infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Los Angeles, California

Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur (1971-1996)

1971-06-16 American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), born in East Harlem, New York

  • 1971-06-20 Jeordie White, American rock bassist (Marilyn Manson), born in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey

Mary Lynn RajskubMary Lynn Rajskub (51 years old)

1971-06-22 American actress (Chloe O'Brian-24), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • 1971-06-24 Christopher Showerman, American actor
  • 1971-06-25 Angela Kinsey, American actress (The Office), born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • 1971-06-27 Yancey Arias, American actor (Kingpin, Thief), born in NYC, New York

Elon MuskElon Musk (51 years old)

1971-06-28 American entrepreneur and inventor (SpaceX, Tesla, Paypal), born in Pretoria, South Africa

  • 1971-06-30 Monica Potter, American actress (The Last House on the Left), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1971-07-01 Julianne Nicholson, American actress (Megan Wheeler-Law & Order: Criminal Intent), born in Medford, Massachusetts
  • 1971-07-01 Melissa Peterman [Melissa Margaret], American actress (Reba, Fargo), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1971-07-01 Steven W. Bailey, American actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in San Diego, California
  • 1971-07-06 Kenya D. Williamson, American actress and author (Depth of Focus: A Novel), born in Levittown, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-07-09 Marc Andreessen, American software developer
  • 1971-07-11 Leisha Hailey, American actress and musician (Uh Huh Her)
  • 1971-07-14 Bubba Ray Dudley [Mark LoMonaco], American professional wrestler (WWF, WWE), born in New York City
  • 1971-07-14 Joey Styles, American wrestling commentator (WWE), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1971-07-16 Ed Kowalczyk, American singer (Live), born in York, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-07-19 Russell Allen, American rock vocalist (Symphony X; Trans-Siberian Orchestra), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1971-07-20 DJ Screw [Robert Earl Davis Jr.], American hip-hop DJ and rapper (Screwed Up Click), born in Smithville, Texas (d. 2000)
  • 1971-07-23 Dalvin DeGrate, American R&B singer and rapper, (Jodeci - "Cry For You"), born in Hampton, Virginia
  • 1971-07-25 Roger Creager, American country music singer-songwriter ("Bad Friend to a Good Man"), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1971-07-28 Stephen Lynch, American musician, born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-07-29 Monica Calhoun, American actress (The Best Man), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-07-30 Christine Taylor, American actress, born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-07-31 John 5 [Lowery], American heavy metal guitarist (The Devil Knows My Name; Rob Zombie), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • 1971-08-04 Jeff Gordon, American auto racer (Winston Cup Series 1995, 97, 98, 2001; Daytona 500 1997, 99, 2005) and broadcaster (Fox NASCAR), born in Vallejo, California
  • 1971-08-05 "Evil" Jared Hasselhoff [Hennegan], American rock bassist (Bloodhound Gang), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-08-06 Merrin Dungey, American actress
  • 1971-08-10 Justin Theroux, American actor (Mulholland Drive, Inland Empire), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1971-08-10 Kevin Randleman, American mixed martial artist
  • 1971-08-18 Jacob Vargas, American actor (Mi vida loca), born in Michoacan, Mexico

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths