United States of America in History (Part 84)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 8301 - 8,400 of 9,760

  • 1978-09-16 Matthew Rogers, American TV host and country singer, born in Arcadia, California
  • 1978-09-23 John "Worm" Miller, American filmmaker, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1978-09-23 Keri Lynn Pratt, American film and television actress (Jack & Bobby), born in Concord, New Hampshire
  • 1978-09-24 Tarek Saab, American TV show contestant (The Apprentice), born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • 1978-09-27 Brad Arnold, American singer (3 Doors Down - "Kryptonite"), born in Escatawpa, Mississippi
  • 1978-09-30 Candice Michelle, American female wrestler
  • 1978-10-01 Leticia Cline, American model and TV Personality
  • 1978-10-03 Shannyn Sossamon, American actress
  • 1978-10-05 James Valentine, American musician (Maroon 5), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1978-10-14 Justin Brannan, American musician (Most Precious Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York

Usher

1978-10-14 Usher [Raymond IV], American singer (My Way, Confessions) and actor, born in Dallas, Texas

  • 1978-10-16 Ethan Luck, American rock musician (The O.C. Supertones; Demon Hunter; Relient K), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1978-10-18 Wesley Jonathan, American actor
  • 1978-10-20 Michael Johns, American Idol (season 7) finalist
  • 1978-10-21 Will Estes, American actor
  • 1978-10-26 CM Punk, American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1978-10-28 Justin Guarini [Bell], American pop singer and actor (American Idol), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • 1978-10-30 Amanda Swafford, American actress and writer (Worst-Case Scenario), born in Hendersonville, North Carolina
  • 1978-10-31 Zachary Knighton, American actor (Happy Endings), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1978-11-01 Mary Kate Schellhardt, American actress (What's Eating Gilbert Grape), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1978-11-06 Taryn Manning, American actress (Hawaii Five-O), born in Falls Church, Virginia
  • 1978-11-09 Sisqó [Mark Althavean Andrews], American singer (Dru Hill, Unleash the Dragon), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1978-11-09 Steven Lopez, American taekwondo martial artist, born in Nicaragua
  • 1978-11-10 Eve [Jeffers-Cooper], American rapper ("Let Me Blow Ya Mind"), actress (Barbershop films), and television personality (The Talk), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1978-11-12 Ashley Williams, American actress, born in Westchester County, New York
  • 1978-11-12 Lena Yada, American actress, model, surfer and WWE Diva, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1978-11-13 Nikolai Fraiture, American rock bassist (The Strokes), born in New York City
  • 1978-11-20 Nadine Velazquez, American actress and model, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1978-11-20 Ryan Leslie, American hip-hop, neo-soul, and pop singer-songwriter, musician and producer, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1978-11-21 Sara Tanaka, American actress
  • 1978-11-22 Karen O [Orzolek], American singer (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), born in Busan, South Korea
  • 1978-11-26 Matthew Taylor, American bassist (Motion City Soundtrack), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1978-11-27 Tim Yeung, American heavy metal drummer (Vital Remains; I Am Morbid), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1978-11-28 Brent Albright, American professional wrestler
  • 1978-11-28 Ryan Leslie, American producer
  • 1978-11-30 Clay Aiken, American pop singer
  • 1978-11-30 Emil Steiner, American writer
  • 1978-12-01 Mat Kearney, American singer and songwriter, born in Eugene, Oregon
  • 1978-12-03 Trina [Katrina Laverne Taylor], American rapper (Glamorest Life), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1978-12-06 K. D. Aubert, American actress and singer, born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1978-12-07 Frankie J. [Francisco Javier Bautista, Jr.], Mexican-American singer (Kumbia Kings), born in Tijuana, Mexico
  • 1978-12-07 Shiri Appleby, American actress (Roswell), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1978-12-08 Ian Somerhalder, American actor (Lost, Vampire Diaries), born in Covington, Louisiana
  • 1978-12-09 Jesse Metcalfe, American actor, born in Carmel Valley, California
  • 1978-12-10 Brandon Novak, American skateboarder
  • 1978-12-10 Summer Phoenix, American actress
  • 1978-12-13 B.J. Penn, American mixed martial artist, born in Kailua, Hawaii
  • 1978-12-16 Kaine [Eric Jackson], American rapper (Ying Yang Twins - U.S.A. (United State of Atlanta)), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Katie Holmes

1978-12-18 Katie Holmes, American actress (Dawson's Creek, Batman Begins), born in Toledo, Ohio

  • 1978-12-19 Patrick Casey, American screenwriter and actor

John Legend

1978-12-28 John Legend [Stephens], American EGOT (Emmy; Grammy; Oscar; and Tony Awards winner), piano player; singer-songwriter ("All Of Me"; "Glory"), producer, actor (Jesus Christ, Superstar), and television personality (The Voice), born in Springfield, Ohio

  • 1978-12-29 LaToya London, American R&B and soul singer, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1978-12-30 Tyrese [Gibson], American R&B singer (Tyrese) and actor (Transformers), born in Watts, Los Angeles, California
  • 1978-12-31 Papoose [Shamele Mackie], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1979-01-04 Jeph Howard, American rock bass player (The Used), born in Orem, Utah
  • 1979-01-07 Ryan Tedder, American singer, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1979-01-11 Darren Lynn Bousman, American film director, born in Overland Park, Kansas
  • 1979-01-13 Jill Wagner, American Actor
  • 1979-01-14 Angela Lindvall, American supermodel, born in Midwest City, Oklahoma
  • 1979-01-14 John Reuben, American hip hop artist, born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1979-01-15 Young Dro [D'Juan Hart], American rapper (Shoulder Lean), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1979-01-16 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1979-01-19 Spider Loc [Curtis Williams], American rapper (G-Unit), and actor, born in Compton, California
  • 1979-01-20 Rob Bourdon, American musician (Linkin Park), born in Calabasas, California
  • 1979-01-25 Christine Lakin, American actress (Step by Step), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1979-01-25 Gabe Jennings, American distance runner, born in California
  • 1979-01-26 Sara Rue, American actress, born in New York
  • 1979-01-29 April Scott, American actress & model, born in Campbell, Missouri
  • 1979-02-01 Jason Isbell, American singer (Drive-By Truckers), born in Green Hill, Alabama
  • 1979-02-08 Josh Keaton [Weiner], American actor and singer (No Authority), born in Hacienda Heights, California
  • 1979-02-10 Daryl Palumbo, American musician, born in Bellmore, New York
  • 1979-02-10 Ross Powers, American snowboarder, born in Bennington, Vermont
  • 1979-02-13 Mena Suvari, American actress, born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1979-02-23 D-Roc [D'Angelo Holmes], American rapper (Ying Yang Twins), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1979-02-24 Jesse Billauer, American quadriplegic surfer
  • 1979-02-25 Jennifer Ferrin, American actress
  • 1979-03-03 Patrick Renna, American actor
  • 1979-03-06 David Flair, American professional wrestler
  • 1979-03-06 Ryan Nyquist, American BMX rider, born in Los Gatos, California
  • 1979-03-08 Andy Ross, American guitarist (OK Go)
  • 1979-03-09 Chingy [Howard Bailey, Jr.], American rapper (Right Thurr), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1979-03-11 Benji Madden, American rock guitarist (Good Charlotte), born in Waldorf, Maryland
  • 1979-03-11 Joel Madden, American rock singer (Good Charlotte), born in Waldorf, Maryland
  • 1979-03-12 Nidia Guenard, American professional wrestler
  • 1979-03-13 Spanky G [Michael Guthier], American musician (Bloodhound Gang), born in Souderton, Pennsylvania
  • 1979-03-14 Chris Klein, American actor (American Pie films), born in Hinsdale, Illinois
  • 1979-03-17 Nicole "Coco" Austin, American glamor model
  • 1979-03-18 Adam Levine, American singer (Maroon 5 - "This Love"; "Moves Like Jagger"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979-03-18 Danneel Harris, American actress
  • 1979-03-20 Bianca Lawson, American actress
  • 1979-03-20 Molly Jenson, American musician
  • 1979-03-22 Aaron North, American musician (Nine Inch Nails), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979-03-23 Misty Hyman, American swimmer
  • 1979-03-24 Lake Bell, American actress
  • 1979-03-25 Lee Pace, American actor
  • 1979-03-25 Natasha Yi, American supermodel

Norah Jones

1979-03-30 Norah Jones, American pop and jazz singer and pianist ("Come Away With Me"), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1979-04-02 Jesse Carmichael, American musician and songwriter (Maroon 5), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • 1979-04-04 Andy McKee, American fingerstyle guitarist, born in Topeka, Kansas

Heath Ledger

1979-04-04 Heath Ledger, Australian-American Actor (Brokeback Mountain, The Dark Knight), born in Perth, Western Australia (d. 2008)


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