United States of America in History (Part 87)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 8601 - 8,700 of 9,760

  • 1980-07-07 Deidre Downs, American beauty queen, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1980-07-10 Adam Petty, American auto racer (son of Kyle Petty; death leads to NASCAR mandate of steering wheel kill switch), born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 2000)

Jessica Simpson

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

Kristen Bell

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

  • 1980-07-19 Mark Webber, American actor
  • 1980-07-20 Mike Kennerty, American guitarist (The All-American Rejects) and record producer, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1980-07-23 Michelle Williams, American singer (Destiny's Child - "Say My Name"), 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 (Supernatural), born in New York City
  • 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, Taiwanese-American singer, rapper and actor, born in West Virgina
  • 1980-08-08 Michael Urie, American actor and director
  • 1980-08-08 Mike Hindert, American musician
  • 1980-08-10 Kaysar Ridha, Iraqi-American reality TV contestant
  • 1980-08-12 Dominique Swain, American actress
  • 1980-08-12 Jade Villalon, American singer/songwriter
  • 1980-08-12 Maggie Lawson, American actress
  • 1980-08-12 Matt Thiessen, Canadian-American musician (Relient K)
  • 1980-08-16 Vanessa Carlton, American singer-songwriter, born in Milford, Pennsylvania
  • 1980-08-17 Shannon Lucio, American actress, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1980-08-19 Michael Todd, American rock bassist (Coheed and Cambria), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1980-08-21 Burney Lamar, American race car driver, born in West Sacramento, California
  • 1980-08-22 Christi Shake, American model and actress, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1980-08-26 Chris Pine, American actor (Star Trek), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1980-08-27 Kyle Lowder, American actor
  • 1980-08-31 Joe Budden, American rapper (Pump It Up), born in New York, New York
  • 1980-09-03 The B.G. [Christopher Dorsey], American rapper, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1980-09-06 Jillian Hall, American professional wrestler, born in Ashland, Kentucky
  • 1980-09-10 [Michael] Mikey Way, American musician (My Chemical Romance), born in Kearny, New Jersey
  • 1980-09-13 Michelle Nolan, American musician (Straylight Run), born in Rockville Centre, New York
  • 1980-09-13 Teppei Teranishi, American guitarist (Thrice), born in California
  • 1980-09-21 Aleksa Palladino, American actress
  • 1980-09-21 Autumn Reeser, American actress
  • 1980-09-21 Robert Hoffman, American actor
  • 1980-09-23 Cameron Litvack, American television producer (Ugly Betty, V), and screenwriter (Charmed), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1980-09-25 T.I. [Clifford Joseph Harris Jr.], American rapper and actor (Bring Em Out, Dead and Gone), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1980-09-29 Zachary Levi [Pugh], American actor (Chuck), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • 1980-10-04 Sarah Fisher, American auto racer and team owner (first woman to claim a pole position in a major American open-wheel race, IRL 2002), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1980-10-04 Tim Peper, American actor
  • 1980-10-05 Paul Thomas, American bassist (Good Charlotte), born in Waldorf, Maryland

Nick Cannon

1980-10-08 Nick Cannon, American actor and rapper ("Love Don't Cost a Thing"), and television personality, born in San Diego, California

  • 1980-10-08 The Miz [Michael Gregory Mizanin], American professional wrestler, born in Parma, Ohio
  • 1980-10-10 Tim Maurer, American singer (Suburban Legends)
  • 1980-10-13 Ashanti [Douglas] American singer ("Always On Time"), born in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York
  • 1980-10-13 Jon Micah Sumrall, American singer (Kutless), born in Ashland, Oregon
  • 1980-10-21 Brian Pittman, American Christian rock bassist (Relient K), born in Canton, Ohio

Kim Kardashian

1980-10-21 Kim [Kimberly] Kardashian, American TV personality (Keeping Up with the Kardashians), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1980-10-22 Garrett Tierney, American musician (Brand New)
  • 1980-10-24 Monica, American (The Boy is Mine), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1980-10-24 Zac Posen, American fashion designer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1980-10-25 Mehcad Brooks, American actor (Necessary Roughness) and fashion model, born in Austin, Texas
  • 1980-10-28 Christy Hemme, American professional wrestler
  • 1980-10-29 Ben Foster, American actor, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1980-10-31 Eddie Kaye Thomas, American actor (American Pie, American Wedding), born in NYC, New York
  • 1980-10-31 Samaire Armstrong, American actress (It's A Boy Girl Thing), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1980-11-04 Emme Rylan, American actress (General Hospital), born in Providence, North Carolina
  • 1980-11-09 Vanessa Minnillo, Filipino-born American TV personality (Entertainment Tonight), born in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines
  • 1980-11-12 Trent Acid, American professional wrestler, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1980-11-13 Monique Coleman, American actress (High School Musical), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • 1980-11-14 Brock Pierce, American actor
  • 1980-11-15 Brett "Ace" Young, American pop singer (American Idol), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1980-11-17 Brad Bradley, American professional wrestler
  • 1980-11-18 Dustin Kensrue, American singer- songwriter (Thrice), born in Irvine, California
  • 1980-11-21 Alec Brownstein, American author, director
  • 1980-11-22 Shawn Fanning, American Internet entrepreneur (Napster)
  • 1980-11-23 David Britz, American nano-technologist
  • 1980-11-24 Beth Phoenix, American professional wrestler
  • 1980-11-25 Josh Lomberger, American professional wrestling backstage interviewer
  • 1980-12-03 Jenna Dewan, American actress
  • 1980-12-10 Sarah Chang, Korean-American classical violinist child prodigy, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1980-12-14 Tata Young, Thai-American singer, born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • 1980-12-17 Eli Pariser, American political activist (MoveOn.org)
  • 1980-12-17 Ryan Hunter-Reay, American race car driver

Christina Aguilera

1980-12-18 Christina Aguilera, American singer ("Genie in a Bottle"; "What a Girl Wants"), and TV personality (The Voice, 2011-16), born in Staten Island, New York

  • 1980-12-19 Marla Sokoloff, American actress (The Practice), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1980-12-22 Chris Carmack, American actor, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1980-12-24 Tomas Kalnoky, American musician (Streetlight Manifesto), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • 1980-12-27 Cas Haley, American singer and guitarist
  • 1980-12-28 Vanessa Ferlito, American actress, born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • 1980-12-31 Matt Cross, American professional wrestler, born in Brecksville, Ohio
  • 1981-01-01 Eden Riegel, American actress (All My Children), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1981-01-05 Brooklyn Sudano, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1981-01-06 Mike Jones, American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1981-01-10 Brian Joo, Korean-American K-pop and R&B singer ("Fly to the Sky"), born in Absecon, New Jersey
  • 1981-01-13 Shad Gaspard, American professional wrestler, bodyguard, and actor, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2020)
  • 1981-01-15 Howie Day, American singer, born in Bangor, Maine
  • 1981-01-15 Pitbull [Armando Christian Perez], American rapper, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1981-01-16 Nick Valensi, American rock guitarist (The Strokes), born in New York City
  • 1981-01-17 Ray J [William Ray Norwood Jr.], American singer and actor (Everything You Want), born in McComb, Mississippi
  • 1981-01-17 Scott Mechlowicz, American actor, born in New York
  • 1981-01-22 Beverley Mitchell, American actress, born in Arcadia, California
  • 1981-01-22 Willa Ford [Amanda Lee Williford], American pop singer, and actress, born in Ruskin, Florida
  • 1981-01-23 Greg Smith, American UFC fighter, born in Vallejo, California

Elijah Wood

1981-01-28 Elijah Wood, American actor (The Good Son, The Lord of the Rings), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

  • 1981-01-30 Josh Kelley, American pop and country singer songwriter ("Amazing"; "Georgia Clay"), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1981-02-03 Alisa Reyes, American actress and singer
  • 1981-02-05 Nora Zehetner, American actress, born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1981-02-06 Calum Best, American model, born in San Jose, California

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