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Long Beach, CA

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.long-beach.ca.us/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.lbchamber.com/

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.visitlongbeach.com/

Population:
461522 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1888

County:
Los Angeles County

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
California State University Long Beach
1949
Long Beach City College
1927
Long Beach Polytechnic High School, Long Beach, CA
1895

LIBRARY

LibraryFounded
Long Beach Public Library
1896

AQUARIUM

AquariumFounded
Aquarium of the Pacific
1998

ORCHESTRA

OrchestraFounded
Long Beach Symphony Orchestra
1935

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Molina Healthcare
1980

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jack Anderson
Columnist
19-Oct-1922 17-Dec-2005 Uncovered CIA plot to kill Fidel Castro
Alan Ashby
Baseball
8-Jul-1951   Former catcher, Houston Astros
Ashley Benson
Actor
18-Dec-1989   Hanna Marin on Pretty Little Liars
Frank Black
Singer/Songwriter
4-Apr-1965   Pixies frontman
Mari Blanchard
Actor
13-Apr-1927 10-May-1970 She-Devil
Barbara Britton
Actor
26-Sep-1919 17-Jan-1980 Mr. and Mrs. North
H. Monroe Browne
Diplomat
9-May-1917 13-Jun-2006 US Ambassador to New Zealand, 1981-85
Nicolas Cage
Actor
7-Jan-1964   Leaving Las Vegas
Jeffrey Carlson
Actor
23-Jun-1975   Broadway actor, transgender soap star
Lana Clarkson
Actor
5-Apr-1962 3-Feb-2003 Barbarian Queen
Kami Cotler
Actor
17-Jun-1965   Elizabeth Walton on The Waltons
Richard Cromwell
Actor
8-Jan-1920 11-Oct-1960 The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
William E. Dannemeyer
Politician
22-Sep-1929   Congressman from California, 1979-93
Shane Dawson
YouTube Personality
19-Jul-1988   YouTube comic
Bo Derek
Actor
20-Nov-1956   10
Nate Dogg
Singer
19-Aug-1969 15-Mar-2011 G-funk singer
Snoop Dogg
Rapper
20-Oct-1971   Sippin' on gin, juice
Michael Fishman
Actor
22-Oct-1981   D.J. Conner on Roseanne
Warren G
Rapper
10-Nov-1970   Regulate... G Funk Era
Kathy Garver
Actor
13-Dec-1945   Cissy on Family Affair
Frances Gifford
Actor
7-Dec-1919 15-Jan-1994 Jungle Girl
Tony Gillespie
Diplomat
22-Mar-1935 7-Mar-2008 US Ambassador to Chile, 1988-91
Marjoe Gortner
Religion
14-Jan-1944   Former child preacher
Gary Graham
Actor
6-Jun-1950   Det. Matt Sikes on Alien Nation
Walter Hill
Film Director
10-Jan-1942   48 Hrs.
DeSean Jackson
Football
1-Dec-1986   Philadelphia Eagles WR
Susan Saint James
Actor
14-Aug-1946   Wife in McMillan and Wife
Spike Jones
Musician
14-Dec-1911 1-May-1965 Cocktails for Two
Sally Kellerman
Actor
2-Jun-1937   Hot Lips in M*A*S*H
Billie Jean King
Tennis
22-Nov-1943   Defeated Bobby Riggs in '73 Battle of the Sexes
Eva LaRue
Actor
27-Dec-1966   All My Children
Greg Laurie
Religion
10-Dec-1952   Harvest Christian Fellowship
William J. Levada
Religion
15-Jun-1936   Head Inquisitor
Dan Lungren
Politician
22-Sep-1946   Congressman, California 3rd
Mike Montgomery
Basketball
27-Feb-1947   UC Berkeley Head Coach
Carlos J. Moorhead
Politician
6-May-1922 23-Nov-2011 Congressman from California, 1973-97
Brad Nowell
Musician
22-Feb-1968 25-May-1996 Lead singer of Sublime
Michelle Phillips
Singer/Songwriter
4-Jun-1944   The Mamas and the Papas
Tony Poe
Military
18-Sep-1924 27-Jul-2003 CIA ear collection operative in Southeast Asia
Taylor Rain
Pornstar
16-Aug-1981   Filthy Whore
Rodney Allen Rippy
Actor
29-Jul-1968   Jack in the Box commercials
Charles W. Robinson
Business
7-Sep-1919   Deputy Secretary of State, 1976-77
Zack de la Rocha
Musician
12-Jan-1970   Rage Against the Machine
Peggy Rowe
Film/TV Producer
1956   Revayah Productions
Mark Sanchez
Football
11-Nov-1986   New York Jets QB
Virginia M. Ueberroth
Relative
c. 1940   Wife of Peter Ueberroth
Russell Westbrook
Basketball
12-Nov-1988   Oklahoma City Thunder point guard
Dan White
Assassin
2-Sep-1946 21-Oct-1985 Assassinated George Moscone and Harvey Milk
Anthony Zerbe
Actor
20-May-1936   Dog boy in Cool Hand Luke

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Glenn M. Anderson
Politician
21-Feb-1913 13-Dec-1994 Congressman from California, 1969-93
Nate Dogg
Singer
19-Aug-1969 15-Mar-2011 G-funk singer
Bob Flanagan
Performance Artist
27-Dec-1952 4-Jan-1996 Supermasochist
Lowell Fulson
Musician
31-Mar-1921 6-Mar-1999 West Coast blues guitarist and bandleader
James Hilton
Novelist
9-Sep-1900 20-Dec-1954 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Stephen Horn
Politician
31-May-1931 17-Feb-2011 Congressman from California, 1993-2003
Bob Lemon
Baseball
22-Sep-1920 11-Jan-2000 Cleveland Indians Pitcher, MLB Manager
Frank Merriam
Politician
22-Dec-1865 25-Apr-1955 Governor of California, 1934-39



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