1956 - Born in Metuchen, New Jersey on the 16th of September.
1980 - David Copperfield played the character of Ken the magician in the horror film Terror Train.
1982 - Founded Project Magic, a rehabilitation program to help disabled patients regain lost or damaged dexterity skills.
1994 - He also made an uncredited appearance in the film Prêt-à-Porter. Most of his media appearances have been through television specials and guest spots on television programs.
1999 - He was engaged to the supermodel Claudia Schiffer, but the couple parted ways.
2006 - David's father, Hy who often accompanied David on his many tours around the world died in San Diego, CA. David set up a website, rememberhy.com, so fans and friends could pay tribute.
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