United States of America in History (Part 73)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 7201 - 7,300 of 9,878

  • 1971-03-13 Robert Lanham, American author and satirist (The Hipster Handbook), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1971-03-16 Alan Tudyk, American actor
  • 1971-03-20 Touré, American writer
  • 1971-03-22 Will Yun Lee, American actor
  • 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), 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
  • 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
  • 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)

Person of interestIdina Menzel

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

Actress and Singer Idina Menzel
Actress and Singer
Idina Menzel
  • 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 guitarist
  • 1971-06-10 Bobby Jindal, American politician; Louisiana Congressman, Governor
  • 1971-06-10 Joel Hailey, American singer
  • 1971-06-15 Jake Busey, American actor
  • 1971-06-16 Chris Gomez, American baseball infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestTupac Shakur

1971-06-16 Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), born in East Harlem, New York (d. 1996)

Rapper Tupac Shakur
Rapper
Tupac Shakur
  • 1971-06-20 Jeordie White, American musician (Marilyn Manson)

Person of interestMary Lynn Rajskub

1971-06-22 Mary Lynn Rajskub, 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 Lafayette, Louisiana
  • 1971-06-27 Yancey Arias, American actor (Kingpin, Thief), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestElon Musk

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

Entrepreneur Elon Musk
Entrepreneur
Elon Musk
  • 1971-06-30 Monica Potter, American actress (The Last House on the Left), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1971-07-01 Melissa Peterman [Melissa Margaret], American actress (Reba, Fargo), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1971-07-01 Julianne Nicholson, American actress (Megan Wheeler-Law & Order: Criminal Intent), born in Medford, Massachusetts
  • 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 Mark LoMonaco, American professional wrestler
  • 1971-07-14 Joey Styles, American wrestling commentator
  • 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, American hiphop DJ (d. 2000)
  • 1971-07-23 Dalvin DeGrate, American singer, born in Hampton, Virginia
  • 1971-07-25 Roger Creager, American country music singer and songwriter, born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1971-07-28 Stephen Lynch, American musician
  • 1971-07-29 Monica Calhoun, American actress
  • 1971-07-30 Christine Taylor, American actress, born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-07-31 John Lowery, American guitarist (The Devil Knows My Name), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • 1971-08-04 Jeff Gordon, American race car driver
  • 1971-08-05 Evil Jared Hasselhoff, American musician (The Bloodhound Gang)
  • 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
  • 1971-08-20 Brad Avery, American musician (former guitarist for Third Day)
  • 1971-08-21 Matthew Noonan, American Concert Organist
  • 1971-08-22 Rick Yune, American actor (Snow Falling on Cedars), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1971-08-29 Carla Gugino, American actress, born in Sarasota, Florida
  • 1971-08-30 Joseph Fitzgerald, American team handball center back (Olympics 1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-08-30 Lars Frederiksen, American guitarist (Rancid and UK Subs)
  • 1971-09-01 Ricardo Antonio Chavira, American actor
  • 1971-09-01 Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka, Fijian-born American professional wrestler, born in Suva, Fiji (d. 2017)
  • 1971-09-03 Trevor St. John, American actor
  • 1971-09-08 David Arquette, American actor, director and producer (Scream, Kiss & Tell), born in Winchester, Virginia
  • 1971-09-08 Brooke Burke, American model and TV personality (Wild On!), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1971-09-11 Markos Moulitsas, American blogger and author (Daily Kos), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1971-09-14 Jeff Loomis, American guitarist (Nevermore), born in Appleton, Wisconsin
  • 1971-09-16 Charlie Fields, American actor (Shannon), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-09-16 Shawntel Smith, American beauty pageant (Miss America (1996)), born in Muldrow, Oklahoma

Person of interestAmy Poehler

1971-09-16 Amy Poehler, American comedian and actress (Saturday Night Live, Parks and Recreation), born in Newton, Massachusetts

Actress, comedian, writer and producer Amy Poehler
Actress, comedian, writer and producer
Amy Poehler

Person of interestLance Armstrong

1971-09-18 Lance Armstrong, American road cyclist (7 Tour de France titles) banned for illegal drug use, born in Plano, Texas

Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong
Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat
Lance Armstrong

Person of interestJada Pinkett Smith

1971-09-18 Jada Pinkett Smith, American actress (Set it Off, Nutty Professor, Menace II Society), born in Baltimore, Maryland

  • 1971-09-19 Sanaa Lathan, American actress (The Best Man Holiday), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-09-21 Luke Wilson, American actor
  • 1971-09-25 Brian Dunkleman, American actor, born in Ellicottville, New York
  • 1971-09-28 Joseph Arthur, American singer-songwriter
  • 1971-09-29 Ray Buchanan, American NFL center (Indianapolis Colts), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1971-10-02 James Root, American guitarist (Slipknot)
  • 1971-10-03 Kevin Richardson, American singer (Backstreet Boys)
  • 1971-10-11 Petra Haden, American musician (The Rentals), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1971-10-13 Billy Bush, American radio and TV host, born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1971-10-16 Chad Gray, American singer
  • 1971-10-17 Chris Kirkpatrick, American singer ('N Sync)
  • 1971-10-21 Nick Oliveri, American musician
  • 1971-10-25 Midori [Gotō], Japanese-born American violinist, born in Osaka
  • 1971-10-26 Anthony Rapp, American singer and actor, born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1971-10-27 Jade Arcade, American comics artist and writer, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1971-10-29 Daniel J. Bernstein, American professor

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