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Palm Springs, CA

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.palmsprings-ca.gov/

Population:
42807 (2000 census)

County:
Riverside County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Desert Sun

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alana Austin
Actor
6-Apr-1982   Abby Logan on Ink
Keith Coogan
Actor
13-Jan-1970   Cheetah
Cameron Crowe
Film Director
13-Jul-1957   Almost Famous
Tyler Hilton
Singer
22-Nov-1983   When It Comes
Michael Irby
Actor
16-Nov-1972   Charles Grey on The Unit
Alison Lohman
Actor
18-Sep-1979   Matchstick Men

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Chris Alcaide
Actor
22-Oct-1922 30-Jun-2004 Gunslinger
Herbert Anderson
Actor
30-Mar-1917 11-Jun-1994 Henry Mitchell on Dennis the Menace
Gene Austin
Singer/Songwriter
24-Jun-1900 24-Jan-1972 Vaudeviller crooner and songwriter
Busby Berkeley
Film Director
29-Nov-1895 14-Mar-1976 Strike Up the Band
Tom Bosley
Actor
1-Oct-1927 19-Oct-2010 Dad on Happy Days
Paul Burke
Actor
21-Jul-1926 13-Sep-2009 Det. Adam Flint on Naked City
Joan Davis
Actor
29-Jun-1907 22-May-1961 I Married Joan
William Demarest
Actor
27-Feb-1892 28-Dec-1983 The Great McGinty
Donald W. Douglas
Business
6-Apr-1892 1-Feb-1981 Founder of Douglas Aircraft Co.
Leo Durocher
Baseball
27-Jul-1905 7-Oct-1991 Leo the Lip
Charles Farrell
Actor
9-Aug-1901 6-May-1990 Seventh Heaven
Magda Gabor
Actor
11-Jun-1914 6-Jun-1997 The least-known Gabor
Janet Gaynor
Actor
6-Oct-1906 14-Sep-1984 A Star Is Born
Max Geldray
Jazz Musician
12-Feb-1916 2-Oct-2004 Conks of The Goon Show
George Givot
Actor
18-Feb-1903 7-Jun-1984 Greek Ambassador of Good Will
Shauna Grant
Pornstar
30-May-1963 21-Mar-1984 Killed herself with a .22 rifle
Harry Guardino
Actor
23-Dec-1925 17-Jul-1995 Houseboat
Val Guest
Film Director
11-Dec-1911 10-May-2006 The Day the Earth Caught Fire
Moss Hart
Playwright
24-Oct-1904 20-Dec-1961 You Can't Take It With You
Howard Hawks
Film Director
30-May-1896 26-Dec-1977 Rio Bravo
Louis Hayward
Actor
19-Mar-1909 21-Feb-1985 The Man in the Iron Mask
Emmaline Henry
Actor
1-Nov-1928 8-Oct-1979 Amanda Bellows on I Dream of Jeannie
Kenneth C. Hogate
Publisher
27-Jul-1897 11-Feb-1947 President of Dow Jones, 1931-45
William Hopper
Actor
26-Jan-1915 6-Mar-1970 Paul Drake on Perry Mason
Huell Howser
TV Personality
18-Oct-1945 6-Jan-2013 California's Gold
Kay Hughes
Actor
16-Jan-1914 4-Apr-1998 Dick Tracy
Betty Hutton
Actor
26-Feb-1921 11-Mar-2007 Incendiary Blonde
Art James
Game Show Host
15-Oct-1929 28-Mar-2004 Announcer for Concentration
Dennis James
Game Show Host
24-Aug-1917 3-Jun-1997 Early TV game show pioneer
Ish Kabibble
Musician
19-Jan-1908 5-Jun-1994 Trumpeter and novelty singer
Samuel H. Kauffmann
Business
17-Jan-1924 4-Apr-2002 California tract housing developer
Nancy Kulp
Actor
28-Aug-1921 3-Feb-1991 Miss Jane Hathaway on Beverly Hillbillies
Alan Ladd
Actor
3-Sep-1913 29-Jan-1964 Shane
Walter Lang
Film Director
10-Aug-1896 7-Feb-1972 There's No Business Like Show Business
Marc Lawrence
Actor
17-Feb-1910 28-Nov-2005 Prolific character actor
Francis Lederer
Actor
6-Nov-1899 25-May-2000 Pandora's Box
Andrea Leeds
Actor
14-Aug-1914 21-May-1984 Stage Door
Liberace
Pianist
16-May-1919 4-Feb-1987 Rhinestoned pianist
Frederick Loewe
Composer
10-Jun-1901 14-Feb-1988 My Fair Lady
Richard Lynch
Actor
12-Feb-1936 19-Jun-2012 The Sword and the Sorcerer
Guy Madison
Actor
19-Jan-1922 6-Feb-1996 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok
Alice Marble
Tennis
28-Sep-1913 13-Dec-1990 Winner of 18 Grand Slam titles
Brenda Marshall
Actor
29-Sep-1915 30-Jul-1992 Footsteps in the Dark
Gummo Marx
Actor
23-Oct-1892 21-Apr-1977 Left the Marx Brothers troupe early
Zeppo Marx
Actor
25-Feb-1901 30-Nov-1979 Straight man of the Marx Brothers
Dick Mayer
Golf
28-Aug-1924 2-Jun-1989 Winner, 1957 US Open
John Blood McNally
Football
27-Nov-1903 28-Nov-1985 The Vagabond Halfback
Irving Mills
Musician
16-Jan-1894 21-Apr-1985 Songwriter, music scout, raconteur
William Powell
Actor
29-Jul-1892 5-Mar-1984 My Man Godfrey
Ralph Rainger
Composer
7-Oct-1901 23-Oct-1942 Thanks For The Memory
Marjorie Rambeau
Actor
15-Jul-1889 6-Jul-1970 The Primrose Path
Johnny Revolta
Golf
5-Apr-1911 3-Mar-1991 Winner, 1935 PGA Championship
Harold Robbins
Novelist
21-May-1916 14-Oct-1997 The Carpetbaggers
Winthrop Rockefeller
Business
1-May-1912 22-Feb-1973 Governor of Arkansas, 1967-71
Paul Runyan
Golf
12-Jul-1908 17-Mar-2002 Winner, 1934 and 1938 PGA Championships
John Schlesinger
Film Director
16-Feb-1926 25-Jul-2003 Marathon Man
Richard Stapley
Actor
20-Jun-1923 5-Mar-2010 Man from Interpol
A. Edward Sutherland
Film Director
5-Jan-1895 31-Dec-1973 The Flying Deuces
Akim Tamiroff
Actor
29-Oct-1899 17-Sep-1972 For Whom the Bell Tolls
Richard Thorpe
Film Director
24-Feb-1896 1-May-1991 Jailhouse Rock
Burr Tillstrom
Performance Artist
13-Oct-1917 6-Dec-1985 Puppeteer, Kukla, Fran and Ollie
Noble Willingham
Actor
31-Aug-1931 17-Jan-2004 Hard-working supporting actor
Charles Winninger
Actor
26-May-1884 27-Jan-1969 Show Boat
Donald Woods
Actor
2-Dec-1906 5-Mar-1998 The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
Jane Wyman
Actor
5-Jan-1917 10-Sep-2007 Falcon Crest
Darryl F. Zanuck
Film/TV Producer
5-Sep-1902 22-Dec-1979 Ran 20th Century Fox, 1935-71



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