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Babe RuthOct 1, 1932

Mickey MantleJun 20, 1956

Bill RussellJan 23, 1965

Hank GreenbergAug 23, 1972

Sid ViciousOct 23, 1978

Liza MinnelliMar 1, 1985

Darryl StrawberryFeb 3, 1990

Joe ThorntonJun 21, 1997

Mark MessierJul 28, 1997

George W. BushNov 16, 2010

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Center - Historical Events
Date Event
1892-01-01

Ellis Island becomes reception center for new immigrants

1900-06-09

In China, Boxers destroy the race course in Peking, a few miles from the legations and the center and symbol of diplomatic social life and Western privilege.

1905-07-08

Part of Angel Island allocated for Immigration Detention Center

1912-01-04

Smallest earth-moon distance this century, 356,375 km center-to-ctr

1912-09-17

Center fielder Casey Stengel breaks in with Brooklyn & hits 4 singles

1917-02-15

SF Public Library (Main Branch at Civic center) dedicated

1918-04-18

Cleveland center fielder Tris Speaker turns an unassisted double play

1920-06-08

Reds' Edd Roush falls asleep in center during long infield argument Heinie Groh goes to wake him, but ump ejects Roush for delay of game

1929-05-31

Atlantic City Convention Center opens

1929-06-03

1st trade show at Atlantic City Convention Center (electric light)

1930-10-25

1st football game in Atlantic City Convention Center

1932-10-01

World Series moves to Chicago, In 5th inning, Babe Ruth waits until he has 2 strikes, points & hits next pitch into center field bleachers

1933-07-05

German party Catholic Center disbands

1934-05-18

Jimmie Foxx hits 1st HR in Comiskey Park center field bleachers

1935-06-26

Lloyd Waner sets record of 18 putouts in center in doubleheader

1940-03-28

Construction begins of the exhibition center to host the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair.

1940-09-16

Luftwaffe attacks center of London

1941-01-23

Ground breaking for NACA (now NASA) Lewis Research Center

1942-01-14

Japanese troops land at oil center Balikpapan in Borneo

1942-02-14

Japanese parachutists land near oil center Palembang, Sumatra

1950-02-17

31 die in a train crash in Rockville Center NY

1951-03-20

Fujiyoshida, a city located in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, in the center of the Japanese main island of Honshū is founded.

1953-04-29

Joe Adcock is 1st to homer into Polo Grounds' center field bleachers

1955-02-12

Soviets decides space center built in Baikonur, Kazachstan

1955-05-15

Building of space travel center at Baikonur Kazachstan begins

1956-02-05

NY Mayor Robert Wagner & Bkln Boro Pres Frank Cashmore sponsor a bill to create a $30M Brooklyn Sports Center Authority to build

1956-02-09

KHPL (now KWNB) TV channel 6 in Hayes Center, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast

1956-05-23

World Trade Center dedicated in Ferry Building, SF

1956-06-20

At Detroit's Briggs Stadium, Mickey Mantle hits 2 Billy Hoeft pitches into right center field bleachers (no else hits 1 there)

1958-04-11

Brooks Hall in Civic Center dedicated (SF)

1959-06-16

In South Africa, Apartheid government efforts to remove Black people from Cato Manor close to the Durban city center to Kwa Mashu, a newly established black township on the outskirts, is met with violent resistance.

1960-04-02

KPEC TV channel 56 in Lakewood Center-Tacoma, WA (PBS) 1st broadcast

1960-04-04

Project Ozma begins at Green Bank radio astronomy center

1961-12-02

Wind Bell, journal of SF Zen Center, begins publishing

1962-06-17

Lou Brock is 2nd to HR into Polo Grounds right-center field bleachers

1962-09-23

NY's Philharmonic Hall (since renamed Avery Fisher Hall) opens as 1st unit of Lincoln Center for Performing Arts

1962-10-22

Pacific Science Center opens at Seattle Center

1964-01-18

Plans for World Trade Center announced (NYC)

1964-10-12

WUCM TV channel 19 in University Center, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting

1965-01-23

Boston Celtic center Bill Russell misses all 14 shots in loss to Philadelphia Warriors led by Wilt Chamberlain

1965-11-16

Walt Disney launches Epcot Center: Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow

1966-01-16

Metropolitan Opera House opens in Lincoln Center

1966-09-16

Metropolitan Opera opens at NY's Lincoln Center

1967-03-01

Queen Elizabeth Hall (South Bank Center) opens in London

1967-07-04

Opening ceremony of Tassajara Zen Mountain Center

1968-01-13

Minn North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th)

1968-03-27

Japanese Trade & Cultural Center (Japan Center) dedicated in SF

1969-09-02

The first automatic teller machine in the United States is installed in Rockville Center, New York.

1970-01-10

Preview Center Opens

1970-06-07

The Who's "Tommy" is performed at NY's Lincoln Center

1970-08-24

Bomb kills 1 at U of Wisconsin's Army Math Research Center in Madison

1970-12-07

Taizan Maezumi Roshi, head of LA Zen Center, receives dharma

1970-12-23

NY World Trade Center reaches highest point (411 m)

1971-02-20

Natl Emergency Center erroneously orders US radio & TV stations to go off the air. Mistake wasn't resolved for 30 minutes

1971-09-08

John F Kennedy Center for Performing Arts opens in Washington DC

1971-10-17

Cleveland Metroparks' Rocky River Nature Center opens

1971-11-21

Richard Baker becomes teacher of SF Zen Center

1971-12-18

1st Candlelight Processional at the EPCOT Center, Disney World

1972-01-25

7' Ohio State center Luke Witte is stomped in face during a brawl in a game with Minnesota

1972-08-23

Chicago's Dick Allen is 4th (Jimmie Foxx, Hank Greenberg, & Alex Johnson) to homer into Comiskey Park's center field bleachers

1973-07-12

A fire destroys the entire 6th floor of the National Personnel Records Center of the United States.

1974-04-05

Then tallest building, World Trade Center opens in NYC (110 stories)

1974-10-20

Bard's presentation of "Richard III" opens at Lincoln Center NYC

1974-12-18

SF Visitors Center at City Hall opens

1975-07-14

EPCOT Center (Florida) plans announced

1977-05-26

George Willig climbs NYC World Trade Center

1978-01-18

Roof of 3-yr-old Civic Center in Hartford, Ct collapses (no injuries)

1978-08-29

USTA National Tennis Center opens in Flushing NY

1978-09-01

Jacqueline Smith of Great Britain scores 10 straight dead center strikes on a 4" disk in World Parachute Championships in Yugoslavia

1978-10-23

Sid Vicious attempts suicide while at Riker's Detention Center in NYC

1979-01-26

Music Center Vredenburg opens in Utrecht Neth

1979-03-20

Columbia flies on Shuttle carrier aircraft to Kennedy Space Center

1979-03-24

Columbia flown on carrier aircraft lands at Kennedy Space Center

1979-09-14

Theodore Coombs completes 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to NYC & back to Yates Center, Ks

1979-11-11

Boston Court issues occupancy permit for Cambridge Buddhist Center

1980-08-08

LBV Conference Center & Club Lake Villas open

1981-12-02

Moscone Convention Center, SF opens at 11:30 AM

1981-12-11

Spacelab I arrives at Kennedy Space Center

1982-04-06

Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center from White Sands

1982-06-06

Bernard Glassman, installed as abbot of Zen Center of NY

1982-07-05

Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Ellington AFB, Texas

1982-07-15

Columbia flies to Kennedy Space Center via Dyess AFB, Texas

1982-10-01

EPCOT Center opens in Orlando Florida

1982-11-22

Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB, Texas

1983-06-29

Challenger flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB

1983-09-09

Challenger returns to Kennedy Space Center via Sheppard AFB, Texas

1983-11-09

Discovery flies from Vandenberg AFB to Kennedy Space Center

1983-12-08

Richard Baker, Zen teacher, steps down from abbotship of SF Zen Center

1983-12-15

Columbia flies to Kennedy Space Center via El Paso, Kelly AFB

1984-04-18

Challenger flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB

1984-09-10

Discovery returns to Kennedy Space Center via Altus AFB, Okla

1984-10-13

STS 41-G mission; lands at Kennedy Space Center

1984-11-16

14th Shuttle Mission (51A) -Discovery 2- lands at Kennedy Center

1985-03-01

Liza Minnelli enters Betty Ford Drug Center

1985-04-13

Atlantis ferried to Kennedy Space Center via Ellington AFB, Texas

1985-05-10

Challenger transports back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB

1985-06-28

Discovery ferried back to Kennedy Space Center via Bergstrom AFB, Tx

1985-07-14

Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Offutt AFB, Neb

1985-08-11

Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz

1985-09-08

Shuttle Discovery flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB

1985-10-11

Atlantis returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB

1985-11-11

Challenger flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB

1985-11-18

Enterprise (OV-101) flies from Kennedy Space Center to Dulles Airport

1985-12-07

Atlantis returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB

1986-01-23

Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB

1986-12-27

"Les Miserables" opens at Kennedy Center, Wash DC

1987-10-10

Garfield Park Nature Center opens, latest in Cleveland Metroparks

1988-08-25

Challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston

1988-08-25

Serious fire destroys historic center of Lisbon

1988-09-26

NYC's Rockefeller Center declared a national landmark

1988-10-01

Bradley Center in Milwaukee opens

1988-10-03

Criterion Center Theater opens at Broadway bet 44th & 45th Sts NYC

1988-11-05

1st NBA game at Bradley Center, Milw Bucks lose to Atlnata Hawks 94-107

1989-07-28

NASA's Lewis Research Center, Cleve, announce new high-temperature superconductors able to operate at 33 to 37 Gigahertz

1989-09-19

Chase Manhattan Discovery Center at Brooklyn Botanic Garden opens

1989-11-20

Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Robin Yount wins AL MVP

1990-02-03

Darryl Strawberry voluntarily enters Smither Center for Alcohol rehabilitation

1990-04-12

James Brown moves to a work-release center after serving 15 months

1990-07-01

1st Zen winter session in Sydney Zen Center's Gorrick's Run Zendo

1990-09-02

Steve Allen, installed as a new abbot of Hartford St Zen Center, SF

1990-10-11

Center for Urban archaeology opens in NYC South Street Seaport Museum

1990-10-13

Target Center in Minneapolis opens

1990-11-02

1st NBA game at Target Center, Minn Timberwolves beat Mavericks 98-85

1991-10-04

Delta Center in Salt Lake City Utah

1991-10-20

Formal opening ceremony of Intl One Mind Zen center in Crestone, Colo

1992-06-29

Algerian head of state, Mohamed Boudiaf, is assassinated by military officers during a public speech at the opening of a cultural center in Annaba

1993-02-26

2nd tallest building in world, NYC World Trade Center bombed, 7 die

1994-03-04

4 Arab terrorist founded guilty of bombing the World Trade Center

1994-04-24

Bomb attack in center of Johannesburg, 9 killed

1994-05-19

Tennis star Jennifer Capriati (18), checks into a drug rehab center

1994-07-18

Bomb attack on Jewish center AMIA in Buenos Aires, 86 killed

1994-07-22

Doc Gooden admitted to Betty Ford Center

1994-08-14

Doc Gooden leaves Betty Ford Center

1994-08-14

Maggie Will wins Children's Medical Center LPGA Golf Classic

1994-11-04

United Center in Chicago opens - Bulls beat Charlotte Hornets, 89-83

1995-10-07

Boston's Fleet Center opens, NY Islanders & Boston Bruins tie at 4-4

1995-12-13

Christopher Reeves released from physical rehab center

1996-01-20

46th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 5-4 at Fleet Center Boston

1997-06-21

35th NHL draft Boston picks center Joe Thornton 1st

1997-07-28

NY Ranger center Mark Messier signs with Vancouver for $20M for 3 yrs

1997-08-05

Ramzi Yousef, mastermind of world trade center bombing goes on trial

1997-12-02

MCI Center opens in Wash DC, Wizards vs SuperSonics

1997-12-05

1st Game at Wash Capitals' MCI Center vs Fla Panthers

1998-01-08

World Trade Center bomber Ramzi Ahmed Yousef sentenced to life

2001-12-29

Mesa Redonda shopping center fire, Lima, Peru, at least 291 killed.

2003-07-27

A group of 321 Filipino armed soldiers called "Magdalo" took over the Oakwood Premier Ayala Center in Makati City to show the Filipino people the alleged corruption of the Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo administration

2003-12-09

A blast in the center of Moscow kills six people and wounds several more.

2004-02-13

The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics discovers the universe's largest known diamond, white dwarf star BPM 37093.

2004-07-04

The cornerstone of the Freedom Tower is laid on the site of the World Trade Center in New York City. (This was largely a symbolic event; actual construction would not start for several weeks)

2004-11-28

Male Poʻo-uli dies of Avian malaria in the Maui Bird Conservation Center in Olinda, Hawaii before it could breed, making the species in all probability extinct.

2006-04-27

Construction begins on the Freedom Tower for the new World Trade Center in New York City.

2006-12-09

Moscow suffers its worst fire since 1977, killing 45 women in a drug rehabitational center.

2007-04-20

Johnson Space Center Shooting: A man with a handgun barricades himself in NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas before killing a male hostage and himself.

2009-05-11

An American soldier in Iraq opened fire on a counseling center at Camp Liberty in Bagdhad, leaving 5 other US soldiers dead and 3 soldiers wounded.

2009-07-04

The Statue of Liberty's crown reopens to the public after 8 years, due to security reasons following the World Trade Center attacks.

2010-11-16

In University Park, Texas, the groundbreaking ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Center takes place

2011-11-18

Former Filipino President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is arrested and held at Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City under charges of electoral sabotage

2012-04-30

The unfinished One World Trade Center overtakes the Empire State building to become the tallest building in New York

2014-11-04

More than 13 years after the original towers were destroyed in the 9/11 attacks, New York's 104-storey World Trade Center re-opens for business in Manhattan

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Center - Notable Birthdays

Frank Lloyd WrightJun 8, 1867

cool papaMay 17, 1903

Mel HeinAug 22, 1909

Betty FordApr 8, 1918

George MikanJun 18, 1924

Jean Marc BeliveauAug 31, 1931

Jerry LucasMar 30, 1940

Phil EspositoFeb 20, 1942

Willis ReedJun 25, 1942

Kareem Abdul-JabbarApr 16, 1947

Gilbert PerreaultNov 13, 1950

Marcel DionneAug 3, 1951

Bill WaltonNov 5, 1952

Bryan TrottierJul 17, 1956

Mark MessierJan 18, 1961

Patrick EwingAug 5, 1962

Hakeem OlajuwonJan 23, 1963

Pat LaFontaineFeb 22, 1965

David RobinsonAug 6, 1965

Mario LemieuxOct 5, 1965

Joe SakicJul 7, 1969

Pierre TurgeonAug 28, 1969

Shaquille O'NealMar 6, 1972

Eric LindrosFeb 28, 1973

Center - Birthdays
Date Event
1824-06-28

Paul Broca, France, brain surgeon/anthro (located speech center)

1827-03-23

Ludwig Minkus, Center Stage

1828-02-08

Jules Verne, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1861-11-01

Mrs. Stuart Robson, Lured from Squash Center

1867-06-08

Frank Lloyd Wright, Richland Center Wisc, master builder (Guggenheim)

1893-07-02

Ralph Hancock, Welsh garden designer (Rockefeller Center) (d. 1950)

1895-09-28

Wallace K Harrison, Worcester Mass, US architect (UN, Lincoln Center)

1896-12-06

George Trafton, NFL center (Chicago Bears)

1901-10-07

Frank X Boucher, Ottawa, All-star NHL center (Ottawa, NY Rangers)

1903-05-17

James "cool papa" Bell, Starkville, Mississippi, baseball center fielder in Negro league baseball, considered by many to have been one of the fastest men ever to play the game (d. 1991)

1906-01-29

Joe Primeau, NHL center

1906-03-24

Robert Adler, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1908-03-25

F. Frederick Duey, Storm Center

1908-05-23

Max Abramovitz, US architect (Lincoln Center, UN Building)

1908-10-21

Alexander Schneider, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1908-12-31

Simon Wiesenthal, Polish/Austrian nazi hunter (Wiesenthal Center)

1909-06-05

Henry Levin, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1909-08-22

Mel Hein, Redding California, NFL center (NY Giants)

1910-04-20

Howard Wierum, Storm Center

1910-05-03

Curt Massey, The Art Center

1911-01-18

Danny Kaye, EPCOT Center: The Opening Celebration

1912-07-11

Joseph Depew, The Art Center

1912-08-20

Philip Kapleau, founder (Rochester Zen Center in New Haven)

1912-12-01

Minoru Yamasaki, architect (World Trade Center, NY)

1914-04-23

Mitsu Suzuki, teacher of tea ceremony at SF Zen Center

1915-08-12

Alex Wojciechowicz, NFL center (Lions, Eagles)

1918-04-08

Betty [Bloomer] Ford, US 1st lady (1974-77) and founder of the Betty Ford Center clinic (d. 2011)

1918-10-23

James Daly, Wisc, actor (Medical Center)

1919-03-29

Eileen Heckart, Columbus Ohio, actress (Doll's House, Trauma Center)

1919-11-10

Clyde "Bulldog" Turner, NFL center (Chicago Bears)

1921-03-14

Ada Louise Huxtable, New York: Center of the World

1924-04-07

Nick Perito, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1924-06-18

George Mikan, Joliet Illinois, NBA center (6-time all-pro)

1925-05-01

Chuck Bednarik, Penn, NFL hall of fame center/linebacker (Phila)

1927-11-26

John Carter, Center Ridge Ark, actor (Max-Falcon Crest)

1928-01-02

Harry Hyams, English immovable goods owner (Center Point)

1929-05-21

Charles Wadsworth, Barnesville Georgia, pianist (Lincoln Center)

1929-06-26

Alexander Fenton, CEO (Euro Ethnological Research Center in Edinburgh)

1930-06-05

Robert Buchanan, founder (Center for History of Tech Bath University)

1931-01-11

Ed Hall, Roxbury Mass, actor (Dr Bicker-Medical Center)

1931-08-31

Jean Marc Beliveau, Trois-Rivieres Quebec, NHL center (Montreal Canadiens, 10 Stanley Cups)

1932-08-13

J. Diane Minney, Storm Center

1932-10-06

Gloria Lane, educator/author/founder (Women's International Center)

1932-11-21

Jim Ringo, NFL center (Green Bay, Philadelphia)

1934-03-27

Arthur Mitchell, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1934-04-22

Peter Ronson, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1934-08-19

William Cleary, Cambridge Massachusetts, hockey center, (Oly-gold/silv-56, 60)

1935-11-14

Jakusho Kwong, Santa Rosa California, head of Sonoma Mountain Zen Center

1936-02-25

Norman Scribner, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1936-02-29

Henri "Rocket" Richard, NHL center (Montreal Canadiens)

1936-08-22

John Callaway, Front & Center with John Callaway: Capt. Jim Lovell

1936-11-28

Frank Fontaine, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1936-12-16

Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center

1937-06-11

Chad Everett [Raymon Lee Cramton], South Bend, Indiana, American actor (Medical Center, Airplane II)

1938-01-05

Jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)

1939-01-18

Bernard Glassman, NY, Zen teacher/head (Zen Center of NY)

1939-07-24

Walter Bellamy, New Bern NC, NBA center (Knicks/Olympic-gold-1960), (d. 2013)

1940-03-30

Jerry Lucas, Middletown Ohio, NBA center (Oly-gold-60, NY Knicks)

1940-05-20

Stan Mikita, NHL center (led NHL in scoring 4 times)

1940-06-14

Jack Bannon, Los Angeles California, actor (Art-Lou Grant, Trauma Center)

1940-10-03

Jean Ratelle, NHL center (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins)

1941-02-06

Gigi Perreau, Los Angeles California, actress (Journey to Center of Time)

1941-02-08

Kitty de Hoyos, Adventure at the Center of the Earth

1941-06-02

Oda Mayumi, Tokyo, resident artist (Green Gulch Zen Center)

1941-06-08

Paula Robison, Christmas at Kennedy Center with Leontyne Price

1942-02-20

Phil Esposito, Sault Ste. Marie Ontario, NHL center/GM (Bruins, Rangers)

1942-06-25

Willis Reed, Hico Louisiana, NBA hall of fame MVP center/coach (NY Knicks)

1942-12-15

James Tremlett, Storm Center

1943-05-10

Judith Jamison, The Kennedy Center Honors

1944-06-18

Laura Lee Stansauk, Storm Center

1944-06-18

Dora Dee Stansauk, Storm Center

1944-09-14

Joey Heatherton, Rockville Center NY, dancer/actress (Bluebeard)

1945-06-12

James Naughton, US, actor (Trauma Center) [7/6/46]-

1945-08-16

Suzanne Farrell, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1946-07-06

James Naughton, US, actor (Trauma center) [or June 12, 1945]

1946-07-10

Han Chin, Center Stage

1947-04-16

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, [Lew Alcindor], New York City New York, NBA center (Mil Bucks, LA Lakers)

1947-07-24

Neil McIntosh, CEO (VSO, Center for British Teaching)

1947-9-20

Billy Bang, Ritual Trio: Live at the River East Art Center

1947-9-29

Garth Gilker, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1948-02-22

Dennis Awtrey, NBA center (Chicago Bulls, Suns)

1948-04-19

Skip Surguine, Medical Center

1948-09-10

Bob Lanier, NBA center (Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks)

1949-06-11

George Willig, stuntman (climbed World Trade Center in 1977)

1949-11-08

Wayne LaPierre, At the Center of the Storm/Armed and Dangerous

1950-05-26

Kathy Rose Center, Más

1950-08-06

Dorian Harewood, Dayton Ohio, actor (Earl-Glitter, Trauma Center)

1950-11-13

Gilbert Perreault, Victoriaville Quebec, NHL center (over 500 goals)

1951-02-08

James Maxwell Young, Nazis at the Center of the Earth

1951-08-03

Marcel Dionne, Drummondville Quebec, NHL center (LA Kings, NY Rangers)

1951-09-25

Bob McAdoo, NBA forward/center (Buffalo Braves, LA Lakers)

1952-05-18

Stephen Stout, Center Stage

1952-10-23

Razame de la Crackers, World Trade Center

1952-11-05

Bill Walton, La Mesa California, NBA center (Portland Trailblazers, Boston Celtics)

1953-01-05

George Tenet, At the Center of the Storm/Armed and Dangerous

1953-08-30

Robert Parish, NBA center (Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets)

1954-03-23

Moses Malone, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks, Milw Bucks, Phila '76ers)

1955-03-26

Richard Galgano, Broadway Plays Washington on Kennedy Center Tonight

1955-05-31

Tommy Emmanuel, Tommy Emmanuel: Center Stage

1955-06-15

Tree Rollins, Winter Haven Fla, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)

1955-11-14

Jack Sikma, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks)

1955-11-22

James Edwards, NBA center (Chicago Bulls)

1956-05-19

Althea Gwyn, WBL center (NY Stars)

1956-07-17

Bryan Trottier, Val Marie Saskatchewan, NHL Center (NY Islanders)

1956-11-19

Ann Curry, Christmas in Rockefeller Center

1956-12-26

Gail Tatterson, WBL center (NY Stars)

1957-01-11

Darryl Dawkins, NBA center (Philadelphia 76ers, NJ Nets)

1957-02-02

Manuel Valdivia, Turner Guilford Knight Prison Center, 20:59 horas

1957-06-15

Brett Butler, MLB center fielder

1957-11-27

Caroline Kennedy, The Kennedy Center Honors

1958-02-16

Herb Williams, NBA center (Toronto Raptors, NY Knicks)

1958-05-18

Ray Donaldson, NFL center (Dallas Cowboys)

1958-06-15

Bob Stokes, Weather Center

1958-10-01

Alton Lister, NBA forward/center (Portland Trailblazers, Celtics)

1958-10-15

Jayne Modean, Hartford Ct, actress (Nurse Hooter-Trauma Center)

1958-12-16

Bart Oates, NFL center (NY Giants, SF 49ers)

1959-05-10

Dan Schayes, NBA center/forward (Miami Heat, Orlando Magic)

1959-06-21

Tom Chambers, NBA forward, center (Seattle SuperSonics, Phoenix Suns)

1959-08-14

Frank Brickowski, NBA forward/center (Seattle Supersonics)

1959-11-29

Neal Broten, Roseau Canada, NHL center (NJ Devils)

1960-03-18

Guy Carbonneau, Sept-iles, NHL center (Dallas Stars)

1960-06-21

Joel Drucker, Center Court

1960-07-07

Ralph Sampson, NBA center (Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets)

1960-07-31

Dale Hunter, Petrolia, NHL center (Washington Capitals)

1960-11-02

Adam Lingner, NFL center (Buffalo Bills)

1960-11-05

Mark West, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)

1961-01-13

Kent Hull, NFL center (Buffalo Bills)

1961-01-18

Mark Messier, Edmonton Alberta, NHL Center (Edmonton, NY Rangers)

1961-02-04

Denis Savard, Pointe Gatineau Ca, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)

1961-02-22

Mike Morris, NFL center (Minnesota Vikings)

1961-05-04

Eugene Daniel, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens)

1961-06-01

Mark Rodenhauser, NFL center (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)

1961-06-08

Kallen Esperian, The 100th Telecast: Pavarotti Plus! Live from Lincoln Center

1961-06-14

Sam Perkins, NBA forward/center (Seattle Supersonics)

1961-06-23

LaSalle Thompson, NBA forward/center (Phila 76ers)

1961-06-24

Bernie Nicholls, Haliburton, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)

1961-07-23

Antoine Carr, NBA forward/center (Utah Jazz)

1961-08-06

Bruce Matthews, center/guard (Tennessee Oilers)

1961-08-08

Bruce Matthews, NFL guard/center (Houston Oilers)

1961-10-09

Trevor Matich, NFL center/guard (Washington Redskins)

1961-10-22

Troy Steele, Leather Training Center 2

1961-10-29

Joel Otto, Elk River MN, NHL center (Phila Flyers, Team USA Oly-1998)

1961-11-09

John Stokes, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1961-11-26

Dave Hannan, Sudbury, NHL center (Buffalo Sabres, Colorado Avalanche)

1961-12-09

Lovette George, Center Stage

1962-01-04

Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)

1962-01-28

Michael Cage, NBA forward/center (Cleveland Cavaliers, NJ Nets)

1962-02-20

Adam Schreiber, NFL center/guard (Atlanta Falcons, NY Giants)

1962-03-16

Sylvain Bélanger, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1962-05-27

Ray Borner, Australian basketball center (Olympics-1984, 88, 92, 96)

1962-06-07

Janice Lawrence Braxton, WNBA center (Cleve Rockers, Olym-gold-1984)

1962-06-10

Brent Sutter, Viking, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)

1962-06-25

Dan Turk, NFL center (Washington Redskins)

1962-07-31

Troy Murray, Calgary, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)

1962-08-05

Patrick Ewing, Kingston Jamaica, NBA center (NY Knicks/Olympic-gold-92)

1962-08-08

Jim Sweeney, NFL center/guard (Seattle Seahawks, Pittsburgh Steelers)

1962-08-09

John Williams, NBA center/forward (Phoenix Suns)

1962-08-25

Dan Turk, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)

1962-09-06

Kevin Willis, NBA center (Houston Rockets)

1962-10-16

Manute Bol, NBA center (Golden State Warriors)

1962-10-17

John Dorge, Australian basketball center (Olympics-96)

1962-11-13

Blair Rasmussen, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)

1962-12-01

Pamela McGee, WNBA center/forward (Sacramento Monarchs)

1962-12-03

Tammy Jackson, WNBA forward/center (Houston Comets)

1963-01-21

Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon, Nigeria, NBA center (Rockets, Oly-gold-96)

1963-01-23

Hakeem Olajuwon, Lagos, Nigeria, NBA center (Houston Rockets)

1963-02-08

Raleigh MCkenzie, NFL center/guard (Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers)

1963-02-14

Jeff Dellenbach, NFL center (NE Patriots, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)

1963-02-18

John Gesek, NFL center (Washington Redskins)

1963-03-01

Ron Francis, Sault Ste Marie, NHL center (Pitts Penguins, Team Canada)

1963-03-07

Mike Eagles, Sussex, NHL center (Washington Capitals)

1963-04-04

Dale Hawerchuk, Toronto, NHL center (Phila Flyers)

1963-04-10

Kirk Lowdermilk, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)

1963-04-26

Bill Wennington, NBA center (Chicago Bulls)

1963-05-17

Jon Koncak, NBA center (Orlando Magic)

1963-06-13

Randy Gilhen, Zweibrucken Ger, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)

1963-06-17

Kevin Glover, NFL center (Detroit Lions)

1963-06-25

Doug Gilmour, Kingston, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)

1963-07-08

Mike Ridley, Winnipeg, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)

1963-07-17

Damian Ford, Leather Training Center 2

1963-07-31

Brian Skrudland, Peace River, NHL center (Florida Panthers)

1964-01-14

Sergei Nemchinov, Moscow Russia, NHL center (NY Islanders, Oly-Silver-98)

1964-01-22

Stojko Vrankovic, NBA center (LA Clippers)

1964-01-23

Frank Winters, NFL center (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)

1964-01-25

Bob Sweeney, Concord, NHL center (NY Islanders, Calgary Flames)

1964-01-27

Jack Haley, NBA center (Chicago Bulls)

1964-01-31

Sharon Cain, San Antonio TX, team handball center back (Olympics-1996)

1964-02-14

Darrick Brilz, NFL center (Cin Bengals)

1964-03-30

Corey Millen, Cloquet, NHL center (Calgary Flames)

1964-04-01

Kevin Duckworth, NBA center (Milwaukee Bucks)

1964-06-09

Wayman Tisdale, NBA center/forward (Phoenix Suns)

1964-06-13

Jennifer Gillom, WNBA center/forward (Phoenix Mercury/Oly-gold-1988)

1964-06-14

Jamie Dukes, NFL center (Arizona Cardinals)

1964-06-22

Greg Anderson, NBA forward/center (San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta Hawks)

1964-07-28

Dave Alexander, NFL center (NY Jets)

1964-08-02

John Cullen, Puslinch, NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning)

1964-08-22

Dean Evason, Flin Flon, NHL center (Calgary Flames)

1964-09-29

Brad Lohaus, NBA forward/center (NY Knicks)

1964-10-29

Jackie Pereira, Perth Australia, field hockey center/forward (Oly-96)

1964-11-21

Olden Polynice, NBA forward/center (Sacramento Kings)

1964-11-22

Benoit Benjamin, NBA center (Milwaukee Bucks)

1964-12-11

Dave Gagner, Chatham, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)

1964-12-17

Joe Wolf, NBA forward/center (Orlando Magic, Denver Nuggets)

1964-12-19

Arvydas Sabonis, NBA center (Portland Trailblazers)

1965-01-21

Brian Bradley, Kitchener, NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning)

1965-02-22

Chris Dudley, NBA center (NY Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers)

1965-02-22

Pat LaFontaine, St Louis Missouri, NHL center (NY Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, NY Rangers)

1965-04-10

Karen Booker, WNBA center (Utah Starzz)

1965-04-25

Mark Bryant, NBA forward/center (Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets)

1965-05-06

Bob Bassen, Calgary, NHL center (Dallas Stars)

1965-05-10

Rony Seikaly, NBA center (Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors)

1965-05-14

Dave Widell, NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1965-06-01

Dan Quinn, Ottawa, NHL center (Phila Flyers)

1965-06-17

Dermontti Dawson, NFL center (Pittsburgh Steelers)

1965-08-04

Trena Trice, WNBA forward/center (NY Liberty)

1965-08-06

David Robinson, Key West Florida, NBA center (San Antonio Spurs, Olympic-gold-92)

1965-08-29

Will Perdue, NBA center (San Antonio Spurs)

1965-10-01

Cliff Ronning, Vancouver, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)

1965-10-05

Mario Lemieux, Montreal Quebec, NHL high scoring center (Pitts Penguin, #66)

1965-10-16

German Titov, Moscow Russia, NHL center (Calgary Flames, Oly-Silver-1998)

1965-10-19

Brad Daugherty, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)

1965-11-04

Erik Norgard, NFL center/guard (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1966-01-28

Jeff Uhlenhake, NFL center (NO Saints, Washington Redskins)

1966-01-28

Michal Pivonka, Kladno Cze, NHL center (Washington Capitals)

1966-02-08

Kirk Muller, Kingston, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)

1966-02-11

Alexander Semak, Ufa Russia, NHL center (NY Islanders)

1966-03-11

Ralph Tamm, NFL guard/center (Denver Broncos, KC Chiefs)

1966-05-05

Mike Stapleton, Sarnia, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)

1966-05-17

Danny Manning, NBA forward/center (Phoenix Suns)

1966-05-19

Marc Bureau, Trois Rivieres, NHL center (Montreal Canadiens)

1966-05-27

Eric Leckner, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)

1966-06-08

Brian Williams, NFL center (NY Giants)

1966-06-10

Olivier Xavier, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1966-06-25

Dikembe Mutombo, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets)

1966-06-28

Andrew Lang, NBA center (Minnesota Timberwolves, Milwaukee Bucks)

1966-07-04

Adrian Caldwell, NBA forward/center (Indiana Pacers)

1966-08-16

Ed Olczyk, Chicago, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)

1966-08-23

Rik Smits, NBA center (Indiana Pacers)

1966-10-28

Benoit Hogue, Repentigny, NHL center (Dallas Stars)

1966-11-21

Jerry Fontenot, NFL center/guard (Chic Bears, New Orleans Saints)

1966-11-27

Dean Garrett, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)

1966-12-16

Clifford Robinson, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers)

1967-01-09

Dave Mcllwain, Seaforth, NHL center (Pitts Penguins)

1967-01-20

Mark Stepnoski, NFL center (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

1967-01-29

Stacey King, NBA forward/center (Miami Heat)

1967-02-12

Arni Gustafsson, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1967-02-17

Gary Shuchuk, Edmonton, NHL center (LA Kings)

1967-02-26

Roman Fortin, NFL center (Atlanta Falcons)

1967-03-07

Zheng Haixia, WNBA center (LA Sparks)

1967-04-03

Brent Gilchrist, Moose Jaw, NHL center (Dallas Stars)

1967-04-03

Pervis Ellison, NBA forward/center (Boston Celtics)

1967-04-22

Nathalie Bilodeau, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1967-05-12

Yûji Sakamoto, Crying Out Love in the Center of the World

1967-06-17

Terry Davis, NBA forward/center (Dallas Mavericks, Wash Wizards)

1967-07-01

Mike Eastwood, Ottawa, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)

1967-07-16

Roger Duffy, NFL guard/center (NY Jets)

1967-08-29

Shaun Van Allen, Shaunavon, NHL center (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)

1967-09-24

Frank Cornish, NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles)

1967-09-26

Craig Janney, Hartford, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)

1967-10-04

Vicky Bullett, WNBA forward/center (Oly-gold-1988/Charlotte Sting)

1967-10-16

Julio Augustin, Center Stage

1967-11-26

William Jimeno, World Trade Center

1967-12-08

Tony Mayberry, NFL center (Tampa Bay Bucs)

1967-12-17

Vincent Damphousse, Montreal, NHL center (Montreal Canadiens)

1967-12-18

Bob Corkum, Salisbury, NHL center (Phila Flyers)

1967-12-21

Ervin Johnson, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks)

1967-12-22

Mike Sullivan, NFL center (Tampa Bay Bucs)

1968-01-05

Felton Spencer, NBA center (Utah Jazz)

1968-01-05

Joe Juneau, Pont-rouge, NHL center (Washington Capitals)

1968-01-10

Carole Baillien, Jules Verne's Amazing Journeys - Journey to the Center of the Earth

1968-01-15

Felton Spencer, NBA center (SF Warriors)

1968-01-29

John Hudson, NFL center/guard (NY Jets, Philadelphia Eagles)

1968-02-03

Vlade Divac, Yugoslavia, NBA center (Charlotte Hornets, LA Lakers)

1968-02-22

Jayson Williams, NBA center (NJ Nets)

1968-02-27

Mike Sullivan, Marshfield, NHL center (Calgary Flames)

1968-05-04

Kevin Todd, Winnipeg, NHL center (LA Kings)

1968-05-17

Tim Grunhard, NFL center (KC Chiefs)

1968-05-19

Mark Janssens, Surrey, NHL center (Hartford Whalers)

1968-05-31

Duane Causwell, NBA center (Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings)

1968-07-16

Ariel Solomon, NFL center/guard (Pittsburgh Steelers)

1968-07-23

Elden Campbell, NBA forward/center (LA Lakers)

1968-08-03

Isao Yukisada, Crying Out Love in the Center of the World

1968-08-26

Courtney Hall, NFL center (San Diego Chargers)

1968-09-27

Mark Bradtke, Adelaide SA Aus, basketball center (Olympics-88, 92, 96)

1968-10-01

Matt Elliott, NFL center/guard (Carolina Panthers)

1968-10-03

Greg Foster, NBA center (Utah Jazz)

1968-10-11

Claude Lapointe, Lachine, NHL center (Calgary Flames)

1968-10-14

Dwayne Schintzius, NBA center (Indiana Pacers)

1968-10-23

Kendall Gammon, NFL center (Pittsburgh Steelers)

1968-10-31

Antonio Davis, NBA forward/center (Indiana Pacers)

1968-11-19

Steven Penn, Brevard NC, team handball center back (Olympics-1996)

1968-11-22

Daedra Charles, WNBA forward/center (LA Sparks)

1968-12-25

Jim Dowd, Brick, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)

1969-01-19

Luc Longley, NBA center (Chicago Bulls)

1969-02-03

Jeff Christy, NFL center (Minnesota Vikings)

1969-02-04

Dallas Drake, Trail, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)

1969-02-25

Donald Hodge, NBA center (Charlotte Hornets)

1969-03-13

Kevin Kaminski, Churchbridge, NHL center (Washington Capitals)

1969-03-20

Sharon Manning, WNBA center/forward (Charlotte Sting)

1969-04-06

Brian Williams, NBA center/forward (Detroit Pistons, LA Clippers)

1969-04-14

David Archibald, Chilliwack, NHL center (Ottawa Senators)

1969-04-21

Conrad Clarks, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)

1969-04-22

Roger Jones, NFL center (Cin Bengals)

1969-04-28

Merlelynn Lange-Harris, Toronto Ontario, basketball center (Oly-96)

1969-05-03

Michelle Roy, The Kennedy Center Honors

1969-05-10

Curtis Whitley, NFL center (Panthers, Packers, Raiders)

1969-06-15

Jesse Belanger, St-georges De Beau, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)

1969-06-18

Jay Leeuwenburg, NFL guard/center (Chic Bears, Indianapolis Colts)

1969-06-30

Jim Montgomery, Montreal, NHL center (Phila Flyers)

1969-06-30

Ken Gernander, Grand Rapids, NHL center (NY Rangers)

1969-07-07

Joe Sakic, Burnaby British Columbia, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche, Canada 98/02)

1969-07-15

Lorenzo Williams, NBA center (Wash Wizards, Dallas Mavericks)

1969-07-23

Andrew Cassels, Bramalea, NHL center (Hartford Whalers)

1969-08-10

Iain Fraser, Scarborough, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)

1969-08-15

James Black, Regina, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)

1969-08-17

Christian Laettner, NBA forward/center (Atlanta Hawks, Oly-gold-92)

1969-08-17

Ed Cunningham, NFL center (Arizona Cardinals)

1969-08-18

Isaac Austin, NBA center (Miami Heat)

1969-08-26

Mike Gisler, NFL guard/center (NE Patriots)

1969-08-28

Pierre Turgeon, Rouyn Quebec, NHL center (NY Islanders, Montreal Canadiens)

1969-08-31

Victor Alexander, NBA forward/center (NY Knicks)

1969-09-09

Sean Rooks, NBA center (LA Lakers)

1969-09-10

Matt Geiger, NBA center (Charlotte Hornets)

1969-10-11

Cal Dixon, NFL center/guard (NY Jets)

1969-10-13

Rhonda Mapp, WNBA center/forward (Charlotte Sting)

1969-10-14

P J Brown, NBA center/forward (NJ Nets, Miami Heat)

1969-10-25

Josef Beranek, Litvinov Cze, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks, Oly-G-98)

1969-11-16

Mike Devlin, NFL guard/center (Buffalo Bills, Cardinals)

1969-11-21

Ken Griffey, Jr., Donora, Pennsylvania, American baseball center fielder (Seattle Mariners, MVP 1997)

1969-12-06

Elmore Spencer, NBA center (Portland Trail Blazers)

1970-01-17

Jeremy Roenick, Boston MA, NHL center (Team USA, Blackhawks, Coyotes)

1970-01-20

Rob Gaudreau, Lincoln, NHL center (Ottawa Senators)

1970-02-01

Eric Mobley, NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies)

1970-02-07

Stanley Roberts, NBA center (LA Clippers, Minn Timberwolves)

1970-02-08

Alonzo Mourning, NBA center (Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets)

1970-03-06

Robbie Tobeck, NFL guard/center (Atlanta Falcons)

1970-03-15

Chris Dalman, NFL guard/center (SF 49ers)

1970-04-06

Oliver Miller, NBA forward/center (Toronto Raptors)

1970-05-15

Keith Tower, NBA center (LA Clippers)

1970-05-17

Todd Mundt, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)

1970-05-18

Tim Woodruff, World Trade Center

1970-06-02

Andy McCollum, NFL center/guard (New Orleans Saints)

1970-06-02

Eric Riley, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, Minnesota Timberwolves)

1970-06-03

Andrea Congreaves, WNBA forward/center (Charlotte Sting)

1970-06-15

Zan Tabak, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)

1970-06-17

Popeye Jones, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)

1970-06-22

Rastko Cvetkovic, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)

1970-06-23

A C Earl, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)

1970-06-23

Rich Manning, NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies)

1970-07-06

Antonio Harvey, NBA center/forward (LA Clippers)

1970-07-09

Steve Dubinsky, Montreal, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)

1970-08-09

Rod Brind'amour, Ottawa, NHL center (Phila Flyers, Team Canada 98)

1970-08-21

Steve Everitt, NFL center (Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles)

1970-08-29

Christian Clarke, World Trade Center

1970-09-18

Everett Lindsay, NFL guard/center (Minnesota Vikings)

1970-09-18

Mike Compton, NFL center/guard (Detroit Lions)

1970-10-01

Alexei Zhamnov, Moscow Russia, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets, Oly-S-98)

1970-10-30

Patrice Tardif, Thetford Mines, NHL center (LA Kings)

1970-11-26

John Amaechi, NBA center/forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)

1970-12-12

Ivano Newbill, NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies)

1970-12-20

Travis Green, Castlegar, NHL center (NY Islanders)

1970-12-25

Stu Barnes, Spruce Grove, NHL center (Florida Panthers)

1970-12-30

Kevin Salvadori, NBA center (Sacramento Kings)

1971-01-02

Aaron Williams, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics)

1971-01-17

Derek Plante, Cloquet, NHL center (Buffalo Sabres)

1971-01-18

Greg Engel, NFL center (San Diego Chargers)

1971-01-21

Doug Weight, Warren MI, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers, Team USA 98)

1971-01-23

Kevin Mawae, NFL center/guard (Seattle Seahawks)

1971-01-24

Joe Panos, NFL guard/center (Philadelphia Eagles)

1971-01-30

Quentin Neujahr, NFL center (Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns)

1971-02-06

Carlos Rogers, NBA forward/center (Toronto Raptors)

1971-02-11

John Bock, NFL center (NY Jets, Miami Dolphins)

1971-02-13

Mats Sundin, Bromma SWE, NHL center (Team Sweden, Toronto Maple Leafs)

1971-02-14

Gheorghe Muresan, NBA center (Washington Bullets/Wizards)

1971-02-19

Wally Williams, NFL center/guard (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)

1971-02-27

Rich Tylski, guard/center (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1971-04-04

Yanic Perreault, Sherbrooke, NHL center (LA Kings)

1971-04-09

Derwin Gray, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)

1971-05-13

Tom Nalen, NFL center (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)

1971-07-04

Steve Rucchin, Thunder Bay, NHL center (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)

1971-08-05

Amy Giammarco, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1971-08-13

Camille Thompson, Salmon Arm BC, basketball center (Olympics-96)

1971-08-30

Joseph Fitzgerald, Brooklyn New York, American team handball center back (Olympics-1996)

1971-09-23

Eric Montross, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)

1971-09-29

Ray Buchanan, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)

1971-10-16

Toni Foster, WNBA forward/center (Phoenix Mercury)

1971-10-27

Mike Ricci, Scarborough, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)

1971-10-28

John Coker, NBA center (Phoenix Suns)

1971-11-03

Bob Kronenberg, WLAF center (Rhein Fire)

1971-12-02

Jessie Hicks, WNBA forward/center (Utah Starzz)

1971-12-04

Terrence Wisdom, NFL/WLAF guard/center (NY Jets, London Monarchs)

1971-12-09

Petr Nedved, Libercec CZE, NHL center (Team Czech, Pitts Penguins)

1972-01-03

Alisha Klass, The Center of the World

1972-01-24

Joe Garten, WLAF center (Frankfurt Galaxy)

1972-01-28

Elena Baranova, WNBA center (Utah Starzz)

1972-01-28

Frank Garcia, NFL center (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers)

1972-03-06

Shaquille O'Neal, Newark New Jersey, NBA center (Magic, Lakers, Oly-gold-96)

1972-03-22

Shawn Bradley, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, NJ Nets, Space Jams)

1972-04-08

Damon Watts, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)

1972-04-13

Dave Wohlabaugh, NFL center/guard (NE Patriots)

1972-04-27

Tim Ruddy, NFL center (Miami Dolphins)

1972-05-05

Rushia Brown, WNBA forward/center (Cleveland Rockers)

1972-05-11

Hicham El-Mashtoub, NFL center (Houston Oilers)

1972-05-23

Isabelle Fijalkowski, WNBA center/forward (Cleveland Rockers)

1972-06-16

Shawnelle Scott, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)

1972-07-07

Lisa Leslie, California, WNBA center (LA Sparks)/foward (Oly-gold-1996)

1972-07-30

Jim McIlvaine, NBA center (Washington Bullets, Seattle Supersonics)

1972-07-31

Ray McElroy, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)

1972-10-03

Michael Nylander, Stockholm Swe, NHL center (Calgary Flames)

1972-10-04

Rusty Fitzgerald, Minneapolis, NHL center (Pitts Penguins)

1972-10-10

Yinka Dare, NBA center (NJ Nets)

1972-10-11

Cherokee Parks, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, Minn Timberwolves)

1972-10-31

Clifford Rozier, NBA center/forward (Golden State Warriors)

1972-11-11

Steve Konowalchuk, Salt Lake City, NHL center (Washington Capitals)

1972-11-15

Greg Bloedorn, NFL center (Seattle Seahawks)

1972-12-18

Jeff Nelson, Prince Albert, NHL center (Washington Capitals)

1972-12-30

Loren Meyer, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks)

1973-01-30

Sharone Wright, NBA center/forward (Toronto Raptors)

1973-02-01

Tlia Reima, ice hockey center (Finland, Oly-98)

1973-02-03

Jim Campbell, Worcester, NHL center (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)

1973-02-07

Juwan Howard, NBA forward/center (Washington Bullets/Wizards)

1973-02-28

Eric Lindros, London Ontario, NHL center (Phila Flyers)

1973-03-03

Cory Raymer, NFL center (Washington Redskins)

1973-03-06

Greg Ostertag, NBA center (Utah Jazz)

1973-03-25

Andrei Nikolishin, Vorkuta Russia, NHL center (Hartford Whalers)

1973-04-17

Theo Ratliff, NBA forward/center (Detroit Pistons, Phila 76ers)

1973-04-23

Derek Armstrong, Ottawa, NHL center (NY Islanders)

1973-04-28

Serge Zwikker, NBA center (Houston Rockets)

1973-05-01

Frank Beede, NFL center (Seattle Seahawks)

1973-05-25

Racquel Spurlock, WNBA center (Houston Comets)

1973-05-28

Pat Peake, Rochester, NHL center (Washington Capitals)

1973-06-08

Bryant Reeves, NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies)

1973-06-09

Chris Villarrial, center/guard (Chicago Bears)

1973-07-17

Horacio Llamas, NBA center (Phoenix Suns)

1973-07-20

Peter Forsberg, Ornskoldsvik Swe, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)

1973-08-02

George Zidek, NBA center (Denver Nuggets, Charlotte Hornets)

1973-08-12

Todd Marchant, Buffalo NY, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers)

1973-08-26

Barret Robbins, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)

1973-08-31

Priest Lauderdale, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)

1973-09-05

Jenny Whittle, Australian basketball center (Olympics-bronze-96)

1973-10-06

Rebecca Lobo, Mass, WNBA center (Olympics-gold-96)/(NY Liberty)

1973-10-10

Jeff Shantz, Duchess, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)

1973-11-05

Alexei Yashin, Sverdlovsk Russia, NHL center (Team Russia Olympics-Silver-1998, Ottawa Senators)

1973-12-11

Ralph Intranuovo, East York, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers)

1973-12-20

Cory Stillman, Peterborough, NHL center (Calgary Flames)

1973-12-28

Seth Meyers, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1974-01-05

Calvin Collins, center/guard (Atlanta Falcons)

1974-01-06

Paul Grant, NBA center (Minn Timberwolves)

1974-01-13

Sergei Brylin, Moscow Russia, NHL center (NJ Devils)

1974-01-30

Martina Jerant, Windsor Ontario, basketball center (Olympics-96)

1974-02-04

Brandon Convery, Kingston, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)

1974-02-22

Aaron Gavey, Sudbury, NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning)

1974-03-06

Triniti Bhaguandas, Center Stage: Turn It Up

1974-03-26

Mike Peca, Toronto, NHL center (Buffalo Sabres)

1974-03-28

K C Jones, NFL center (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)

1974-05-07

Scott Whittaker, center/tackle (Oakland Raiders)

1974-05-09

Stephane Yelle, Ottawa, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)

1974-07-06

Steve Sullivan, Timmins, NHL center (NJ Devils)

1974-07-14

Erick Dampier, NBA center (SF Warriors)

1974-07-25

Todd Fuller, NBA center (SF Warriors)

1974-08-26

Kelvin Cato, NBA center (Portland Trailblazers)

1974-09-02

Jason Lawson, NBA center (Orlando Magic)

1974-09-13

Travis Knight, NBA center (Boston Celtics)

1974-10-11

Jason Arnott, Collingwood Ontario, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers)

1974-12-28

Rob Niedermayer, Cassiar, NHL center (Florida Panthers)

1975-01-01

Chris Anstey, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks)

1975-02-07

Alexandre Daigle, Montreal, NHL center (Ottawa Senators)

1975-02-07

Marika Lehtimaki, ice hockey center (Finland, Oly-98)

1975-02-07

John Lim, Center Seat

1975-02-12

Scot Pollard, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)

1975-02-16

Marty Murray, Deloraine, NHL center (Calgary Flames)

1975-02-17

Todd Harvey, Hamilton, NHL center (Dallas Stars)

1975-03-09

Adonal Foyle, NBA center (SF Warriors)

1975-03-21

Vitaly Potapenko, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)

1975-04-03

Thomas Hamilton, NBA center (Boston Celtics)

1975-04-10

Steve Washburn, Ottawa, NHL center (Florida Panthers)

1975-04-19

Michael Atilano, World Trade Center

1975-04-24

Michael Stewart, NBA center (Sacramento Kings)

1975-05-10

Adam Deadmarsh, Trail BC, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche, Oly-98)

1975-06-05

Zydrunas Ilgauskas, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)

1975-06-12

Ryan Tucker, NFL center (St Louis Rams)

1975-06-17

Petra Vaarakallio, ice hockey center (Finland, Oly-98)

1975-07-05

Chris Gratton, Brantford, NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning)

1975-08-12

Raegan Scott, WNBA forward/center (Utah Starzz)

1975-09-27

Tajama Abraham, WNBA center (Sacramento Monarchs)

1975-11-12

Chris Wells, Calgary, NHL center (Pitts Penguins)

1976-01-09

Radek Bonk, Koprivnice Cze, NHL center (Ottawa Senators, Team Czech)

1976-02-18

Jason Podollan, Vernon, NHL center (Florida Panthers)

1976-02-23

Jeff O'Neill, Richmond Hill, NHL center (Hartford Whalers)

1976-02-26

David Michael Fordham, World Trade Center

1976-03-11

Kyle Froman, Center Stage

1976-04-03

Keith Closs, NBA center (LA Clippers)

1976-04-06

Giancarlo Caltabiano, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1976-05-27

Richard Park, Seoul Kor, NHL center (Pitts Penguins)

1976-06-02

Josef Marha, Havl-brod Cze, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)

1976-11-27

Chad Kilger, Cornwall, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)

1977-01-17

Jason Fowler, Center Stage

1977-03-23

Kees Rijnen, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1977-03-29

Sascha Radetsky, Center Stage

1978-08-26

Amanda Schull, Center Stage

1979-01-18

Petra Yared, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1980-06-29

Sean R. Walsh, Stairwell: Trapped in the World Trade Center

1980-08-21

Christopher Ahuja, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1981-9-15

Buckley W. Morgan, World Trade Center

1982-03-02

Michael Pettengill, World Trade Center

1982-05-29

Anita Briem, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1983-02-25

Cristian D'Angella, At Toy Center

1983-06-24

Laura Anderson, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1983-12-22

Jeremy Duayne Elzinga, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1984-03-16

Matt Weiss, World Trade Center

1984-08-20

Mirai Moriyama, Crying Out Love in the Center of the World

1985-08-26

Matías Bianco, El call center de los muertos

1985-11-19

Laura Osnes, The Kennedy Center Honors

1986-05-27

Lucy Juliet Westphal, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1988-10-05

Amanda Saphire Billingham, World Trade Center

1994-06-07

Morgan Flynn, World Trade Center

1994-07-02

Tom Cully, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1994-10-12

Sam Leggett, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1994-10-26

Joshua Madine, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1995-10-09

Michael Vereycken, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1995-11-18

Edward Day, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1995-12-04

Liam Connery, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1995-12-06

Joseph Snelling, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1996-01-06

Benedict Philipp, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1996-04-16

Zack Lockett, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

2002-04-11

Alexa Gerasimovich, World Trade Center

Center - Notable Weddings

George MikanMay 17, 1947

Willie MaysFeb 14, 1956

Kareem Abdul-JabbarMay 28, 1971

David RobinsonDec 16, 1991

Shaquille O'NealDec 26, 2002

James Van Der BeekAug 1, 2010

Center - Weddings
Date Event
1947-05-17

NBA center George Mikan (22) weds college sweetheart Patricia Lu Daveny

1956-02-14

MLB center fielder Willie Mays (24) weds Margherite Wendell Chapman in NYC, New York

1971-05-28

NBA center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (24) weds school teacher Janice Brown

1971-11-27

MLB center fielder Willie Mays (40) weds Mae Louise Allen in Mexico City

1991-12-16

NBA center David Robinson (26) weds Valerie Hoggatt at a Baptist church ceremony in San Antonio, Texas

1996-09-23

Oscar-nominated actor of "The Buddy Holly Story" Gary Busey (52) weds former stuntwoman from Dallas Tiani Warden (29) at Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas

2002-12-26

Los Angeles Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal (30) weds Shaunie Nelson at The Beverly Hills Hotel's Crystal Garden

2006-02-03

"The Science Guy" Bill Nye (50) weds author/oboist Blair Tindall at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles

2007-08-06

NBA Houston Rockets center Yao Ming (27) weds Chinese women's national basketball team member Ye Li (26) at the Pudong Shangri-La hotel in Shanghai

2010-08-01

"Dawson's Creek" actor James Van Der Beek (33) weds business consultant Kimberly Brook at the Kabbalah Center in Tel Aviv, Israel

2012-09-08

"Big Brother" TV personality winner Rachel Reilly (27) weds fellow Big Brother player Brendon Villegas (32) at the top of AT&T Center in downtown Los Angeles

Center - Notable Deaths

Mel HeinJan 31, 1992

Center - Deaths
Date Event
1417-07-15

Willem J Eggert, financier (W E Center, Purmerend), dies

1905-03-24

Jules Verne, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1917-12-07

Ludwig Minkus, Center Stage

1924-12-22

Mrs. Stuart Robson, Lured from Squash Center

1952-03-13

Oliver Garver, Hollywood: Style Center of the World

1971-12-04

Shunryu Suzuki, Zen teacher, founder of SF Zen Center, dies

1975-06-18

Faisal Ibn Mussed Abdul Aziz, Saudi prince, beheaded in Riyadh shopping center parking lot for killing his uncle the king

1978-07-03

James Daly, actor (Medical Center), dies at 59

1986-06-11

F. Frederick Duey, Storm Center

1987-03-03

Danny Kaye, EPCOT Center: The Opening Celebration

1987-12-19

Robert Adler, Journey to the Center of the Earth

1988-10-30

Joseph Depew, The Art Center

1990-09-06

T Issan Dorsey, founder (Hartford St Zen Center SF), dies

1991-10-20

Curt Massey, The Art Center

1992-01-31

Mel Hein, NFL center (NY Giants), dies of stomach cancer at 82

1992-12-21

Nathan Milstein, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1993-02-02

Alexander Schneider, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

1993-09-05

Willem Wagter, actor (Ghetto, Medic Center West), dies at 60

1999-12-28

Kitty de Hoyos, Adventure at the Center of the Earth

2001-04-19

Hal Haig Prieste, Taming Target Center

2005-08-03

Nick Perito, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

2005-09-26

Troy Steele, Leather Training Center 2

2006-09-06

Lovette George, Center Stage

2007-01-16

Peter Ronson, Journey to the Center of the Earth

2008-07-12

Bobby Murcer, center fielder for the New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, and Chicago Cubs from 1965-1983(b. 1946)

2009-06-23

John Callaway, Front & Center with John Callaway: Capt. Jim Lovell

2011-04-11

Billy Bang, Ritual Trio: Live at the River East Art Center

2012-06-12

James Maxwell Young, Nazis at the Center of the Earth

2013-01-07

Ada Louise Huxtable, New York: Center of the World

2015-03-22

Norman Scribner, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

2016-03-15

Former Fiji center Seru Rabeni dies at age 37


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