United States of America in History (Part 84)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 8301 - 8,400 of 9,831

  • 1978-05-26 Phil Elverum, American singer-songwriter
  • 1978-06-02 A.J. Styles, American professional wrestler
  • 1978-06-02 Justin Long, American actor
  • 1978-06-06 Judith Barsi, American child actress (The Land Before Time), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1988)
  • 1978-06-07 Bill Hader, American comedian and actor (Saturday Night Live, Barry), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Person of interestMaria Menounos

1978-06-08 Maria Menounos, American actress, TV star (Today, Access Hollywood, WWE) and 1996 Miss Massachusetts Teen USA, born in Medford, Massachusetts

Journalist Maria Menounos
Journalist
Maria Menounos
  • 1978-06-09 Michaela Conlin, American actress
  • 1978-06-10 Shane West, American actor
  • 1978-06-12 DJ Qualls, American actor (Road Trip), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1978-06-13 Ethan Embry, American actor
  • 1978-06-14 Diablo Cody, American screenwriter
  • 1978-06-14 Annia Hatch, Cuban-American gymnast
  • 1978-06-14 The-Dream [Terius Nash], American R&B singer, born in Rockingham, North Carolina
  • 1978-06-18 Tara Platt, American actress and voice actress for Japanese anime films (Temari-Naruto), born in Fairfax, Virginia

Person of interestZoe Saldana

1978-06-19 Zoe Saldana, American actress (Avatar, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl), born in Passaic, New Jersey

Actress Zoe Saldana
Actress
Zoe Saldana
  • 1978-06-20 Quinton Jackson, American Mixed Martial Artist
  • 1978-06-22 Jai Rodriguez, American TV personality
  • 1978-06-23 Memphis Bleek, American rapper
  • 1978-06-24 Ariel Pink, American musician
  • 1978-06-29 Sam Farrar, Australian-American bassist (Phantom Planet), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1978-06-29 Nicole Scherzinger, American singer (Pussycat Dolls), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1978-07-04 Becki Newton, American actress, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1978-07-10 Jesse Lacey, American musician (Brand New)
  • 1978-07-12 Topher Grace, American actor
  • 1978-07-12 Michelle Rodriguez, American actress
  • 1978-07-17 Mike Hettinga, American professional wrestler, born in San Bernardino, California
  • 1978-07-17 Katharine Towne, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1978-07-20 Elliott Yamin, American Idol contestant
  • 1978-07-21 Justin Bartha, American actor (National Treasure films), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1978-07-31 Zac Brown, American musician (Zac Brown Band), born in Dahlonega, Georgia
  • 1978-08-04 Kurt Busch, American race car driver
  • 1978-08-06 Marisa Miller, American model
  • 1978-08-07 Jamey Jasta [James Shanahan], American metal singer (Hatebreed), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1978-08-07 Cirroc Lofton, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1978-08-08 Countess Vaughn, American actress and singer
  • 1978-08-11 Jermain Taylor, American boxer
  • 1978-08-11 Amber Brkich, American reality television personality
  • 1978-08-15 Tim Foreman, American bassist (Switchfoot - The Beautiful Letdown), born in Lake Arrowhead, California
  • 1978-08-18 Andy Samberg, American comedian and actor (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1978-08-23 Julian Casablancas, American musician, born in NYC, New York
  • 1978-08-25 Kel Mitchell, American actor
  • 1978-08-28 Jess Margera, American drummer (CKY), born in West Chester, Pennsylvania
  • 1978-08-28 Shaniqua [Linda Miles], American wrestling valet, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1978-09-03 Nick Wechsler, American actor (Roswell), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1978-09-04 Wes Bentley, American actor, born in Jonesboro, Arkansas
  • 1978-09-06 Cisco Adler, American singer and record producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1978-09-12 Ben McKenzie, American actor (Gotham), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1978-09-12 Ruben Studdard, American singer (American Idol, I Need An Angel), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • 1978-09-13 Megan Henning, American actress (I Know Who Killed Me), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 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
  • 1978-09-29 Gunner McGrath, American guitarist (Much the Same)
  • 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

Person of interestUsher

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

Singer Usher
Singer
Usher
  • 1978-10-14 Justin Brannan, American musician (Most Precious Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 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 Steven Lopez, American taekwondo martial artist, born in Nicaragua
  • 1978-11-09 Sisqó [Mark Althavean Andrews], American singer (Dru Hill, Unleash the Dragon), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1978-11-10 Eve [Jeffers-Cooper], American rapper and actress, 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 Ryan Leslie, American singer-songwriter, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1978-11-20 Nadine Velazquez, American actress and model, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 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 Emil Steiner, American writer
  • 1978-11-30 Clay Aiken, American singer
  • 1978-12-01 Mat Kearney, American singer and songwriter
  • 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 Shiri Appleby, American actress (Roswell), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1978-12-07 Frankie J. [Francisco Javier Bautista, Jr.], Mexican-American singer (Kumbia Kings), born in Tijuana, Mexico
  • 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

Person of interestKatie Holmes

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

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

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