United States of America in History (Part 87)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 8601 - 8,700 of 9,878

  • 1979-12-16 Jessie Ward, American professional wrestler
  • 1979-12-17 Ryan Key, American musician and songwriter (Yellowcard)
  • 1979-12-17 Jaimee Foxworth, Belleville, Illinois, American actress (Judy Winslow-Family Matters) and porn star
  • 1979-12-19 Kevin Devine, American musician
  • 1979-12-23 Summer Altice, American model and actress, born in Fountain Valley, California
  • 1979-12-23 Holly Madison, American model, born in Astoria, Oregon
  • 1979-12-24 Chris Hero, American professional wrestler, born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1979-12-26 Chris Daughtry, American singer, born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
  • 1979-12-29 Ariel Schrag, American cartoonist, born in Berkeley, California
  • 1979-12-31 Bob Bryar, American drummer (My Chemical Romance, Gerardolopoly), born in Downers Grove, Illinois
  • 1980-01-02 Mac Danzig, American mixed martial artist (The Ultimate Fighter 6 lightweight 2007), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1980-01-03 Rob Arnold, American guitarist (Chimaira)
  • 1980-01-04 Greg Cipes, American actor, born in Coral Springs, Florida
  • 1980-01-04 Erin Cahill, American actress, born in Stafford, Virginia
  • 1980-01-08 Rachel Nichols, American actress, born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1980-01-10 Sarah Shahi, American actress & model, born in Euless, Texas
  • 1980-01-11 Deanna Wright, American actress, born in Ocala, Florida
  • 1980-01-16 Lin-Manuel Miranda, American composer and playwright (In The Heights, Hamilton), born in New York City

Person of interestZooey Deschanel

1980-01-17 Zooey Deschanel, American actress (Almost Famous, New Girl), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1980-01-17 Kimberly Spicer, American model, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1980-01-18 Jason Segel, American actor (How I Met Your Mother, Forgetting Sarah Marshall), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1980-01-22 Christopher Masterson, American actor, born in Long Island, New York
  • 1980-01-22 Ben Moody, American guitarist (Evanescence), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1980-01-24 Nicole Marie Lenz, American actress, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1980-01-25 Michelle McCool, American professional wrestler, born in Palatka, Florida
  • 1980-01-28 Jesse James American drug dealer and fugitive, born in Hollywood, California
  • 1980-01-30 Wilmer Valderrama, American actor, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1980-01-31 James Adomian, American actor, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1980-01-31 Ryan Kienle, American musician, born in Poughkeepsie, New York
  • 1980-01-31 Tiffany Limos, American actress, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1980-02-02 Gucci Mane, African-American rapper
  • 1980-02-03 Sarah Lewitinn, American writer
  • 1980-02-05 Brad Fitzpatrick, American programmer, born in Iowa, United States
  • 1980-02-05 Prince Peter, American-born Yugoslav royalty, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1980-02-06 Luke Ravenstahl, American politician, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1980-02-09 Shelly Martinez, American wrestler
  • 1980-02-14 Josh Senter, American screenwriter, born in Plato, Missouri
  • 1980-02-15 Conor Oberst, American singer and songwriter (Bright Eyes), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1980-02-16 Agim Kaba, American actor and film producer
  • 1980-02-17 Jason Ritter, American actor
  • 1980-02-19 Neleh Dennis, American Survivor contestant
  • 1980-02-25 Christy Knowings, American actress
  • 1980-02-27 Bobby Valentino, American singer, born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1980-02-29 Chris Conley, American musician
  • 1980-03-02 Lance Cade, American pro wrestler (WWE Tag Team Champion [with Trevor Murdoch] 2005), born in Carroll, Iowa (d. 2010)
  • 1980-03-04 Arash Markazi, American sportswriter
  • 1980-03-07 Laura Prepon, American actress
  • 1980-03-13 Caron Butler, American basketballer, born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • 1980-03-13 Molly Stanton, American actress (Miss March), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1980-03-22 Shannon Bex, American singer (Danity Kane)
  • 1980-04-01 Randy Orton, American pro wrestler (4 x WWE Champion), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1980-04-01 Bijou Phillips, American actress
  • 1980-04-03 Trevor Moore, American actor and comedian (The Whitest Kids U' Know), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • 1980-04-08 Katee Sackhoff, American actress
  • 1980-04-09 Yoanna House, American model, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1980-04-10 Kasey Kahne, American race-car driver, born in Enumclaw, Washington
  • 1980-04-10 Bryce Soderberg, American musician (Lifehouse), born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1980-04-13 Colleen Clinkenbeard, American voice actress, born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1980-04-14 Ben Wells, American actor, born in Springfield, Illinois
  • 1980-04-14 Win Butler, American musician (Arcade Fire), born in Truckee, California
  • 1980-04-16 Paul London, American professional wrestler, born in Austin, Texas
  • 1980-04-24 Austin Nichols, American actor (One Tree Hill), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1980-04-26 Channing Tatum, American actor (21 Jump Street, Magic Mike), born in Cullman, Alabama
  • 1980-05-03 Marcel Vigneron, American chef (Top Chef), born in Bainbridge Island, Washington
  • 1980-05-06 Scott Colton, American professional wrestler
  • 1980-05-15 Rocky Marquette, American actor
  • 1980-05-16 Melanie Lofton, American Journalist
  • 1980-05-17 Dallas Taylor, American Christian metal singer (Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, Underoath), born in Ocala, Florida
  • 1980-05-19 Drew Fuller, American actor/model
  • 1980-05-21 Chris Raab, American actor
  • 1980-05-23 Lane Garrison, American actor
  • 1980-05-31 Andy Hurley, American musician (Fall Out Boy)
  • 1980-06-10 Jessica Di Cicco, American actress

Person of interestVenus Williams

1980-06-17 Venus Williams, American tennis star considered one of the all-time greats of women's tennis, born in Lynwood, California

Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams
  • 1980-06-20 Tony Lovato [Anthony John Lovato], American singer and guitarist (Mest), born in Blue Island, Illinois
  • 1980-06-23 Becky Cloonan, American comic book artist
  • 1980-06-24 Minka Kelly, American actress
  • 1980-06-26 Jason Schwartzman, American actor (The Darjeeling Limited), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1980-06-29 Martin Truex Jr, American auto racer (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion 2017), born in Mayetta, New Jersey
  • 1980-07-02 Nicole Manske, American beauty queen and motorsports television commentator
  • 1980-07-03 Kevin Boyle, American basketballer
  • 1980-07-03 Olivia Munn, American actress (The Newsroom, X-Men: Apocalypse), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1980-07-04 Muhammad Ali Hasan, American filmmaker, born in Pueblo, Colorado
  • 1980-07-04 Max Elliott Slade, American film actor, born in Pasadena, California
  • 1980-07-05 Jason Wade, American singer and musician (Lifehouse), born in Camarillo, California
  • 1980-07-07 Deidre Downs, American beauty queen, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1980-07-07 Dan Whitesides, American drummer (The Used)

Person of interestJessica Simpson

1980-07-10 Jessica Simpson, American singer and popstar ("I Wanna Love You Forever" "I Think I'm In Love" and "Where You Are"), born in Abilene, Texas

Pop Star Jessica Simpson
Pop Star
Jessica Simpson
  • 1980-07-10 Adam Petty, American race car driver (d. 2000)

Person of interestKristen Bell

1980-07-18 Kristen Bell, American actress (Veronica Mars, Frozen), born in Huntington Woods, Michigan

Actress Kristen Bell
Actress
Kristen Bell
  • 1980-07-19 Mark Webber, American actor
  • 1980-07-20 Mike Kennerty, American guitarist (The All-American Rejects)
  • 1980-07-23 Michelle Williams, American singer (Destiny's Child), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • 1980-07-27 Dolph Ziggler [Nicholas Theodore Nemeth], American professional wrestler, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1980-07-28 Stephen Christian, American singer (Anberlin), born in Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • 1980-07-29 Rachel Miner, American actress
  • 1980-08-02 Nadia Bjorlin, American actress, born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1980-08-03 Brandan Schieppati, American singer (Bleeding Through), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1980-08-06 Wilber Pan, American/Taiwanese singer
  • 1980-08-08 Mike Hindert, American musician

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Famous Deaths