Born in Cincinnatti

Steven Spielberg is born in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Arnold Spielberg, an electrical engineer involved in early computers, and Leah Adler, a concert pianist and restaurateur. His family later moves to New Jersey and Arizona.

Born in Pittsburgh

Rand Paul is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Carol Wells Paul and Dr. Ron Paul, a physician and 10-term congressman from Texas’ 14th District. He is the middle child of five.

John O. Brennan nomination filibuster


To delay voting on the nomination of John O. Brennan as Director of the CIA, Paul engages in a talking filibuster. He holds the floor for 12 hours and 52 minutes. In his speech, he objects to the Obama administration’s use of drones within the United States.

Medical degree from Duke

After attending Baylor University as an undergraduate and being accepted into medical school without a Bachelor’s degree, Rand Paul receives a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from Duke University School of Medicine.