Saturday, 30 April 2011

Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

Birthdays in History for 30th April

Results 1 - 200



1245 - King Philip III of France (d. 1285)
1309 - Kazimierz III de Great, King of Poland (1333-70)
1553 - Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont, queen of France (d. 1601)
1602 - William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
1651 - Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French priest/theorist/saint
1662 - Queen Mary II of England (d. 1694)
1664 - François Louis, Prince of Conti, French general (d. 1709)
1710 - Johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée, Bavarian general (d. 1795)
1717 - Guillaume Gommaire Kennis, composer
1723 - Mathurin Jacques Brisson, French naturalist (d. 1806)
1743 - Robert Jasper van de Capellen, master of Marsch/politician
1767 - Jean Henri Appelius, lawyer/minister of Finance
1770 - David Thompson, English/Canadian explorer (Columbia River)
1777 - Carl Friedrich Gauss, world's great mathematician
1790 - John Cockerill, English/Belgian industrialist
1792 - Johann Friedrich Schwencke, composer
1797 - Andreas V Michiels, Dutch military governor of West-Sumatra
1803 - Albrecht Graf von Roon, Prime Minister of Prussia (d. 1879)
1805 - William Kerley Strong, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1867
1812 - Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel van Bathe
1823 - George JD Campbell, Scottish/Brit Minister to Indies (1868-74/80-85)
1830 - Davis Tillson, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1837 - Alfred Gaul, composer
1846 - Rosalie Amstein, writer
1853 - Alfred v Berger, writer
1857 - Eugen Bleuler, Swiss psychiatrist (d. 1940)
1858 - Mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1893)
1864 - Frans Netscher, Dutch writer/journalist (Studies of nude model)
1864 - Juhan Liiv, Estonian poet (d. 1913)
1865 - Max Nettlau, German anarchist (d. 1944)
1869 - Hans Poelzig, German architect (d. 1936)
1870 - Franz Lehar, operetta composer (Naughty Marietta)
1874 - Cyriel Verschaeve, Belgian priest/writer
1876 - Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (d. 1937)
1877 - Alice B. Toklas, American companion of Gertrude Stein (d. 1967)
1882 - Trijntje "Nine" van de Schaaf, author (To the Invisible)
1883 - David John de Lloyd, composer
1884 - Albert Israel Elkus, composer
1885 - Luigi Russolo, composer
1886 - Frank Merrik, composer
1888 - John Crowe Ransom, US poet/critic (God Without Thunder)
1889 - Acario Cotapos, composer
1889 - Rudolph Hermann Simonsen, composer
1891 - Watze Cuperus, Frisian author (Swart mar leaflik)
1893 - Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi foreign minister (d. 1946)
1895 - Philippe Panneton, French Canadian physician, diplomat and writer (d. 1960)
1896 - Gary Davis, Laurens SC, blues/folk guitarist (A Little More Faith)
1896 - Hans List, Austrian inventor (d. 1996)
1897 - Humberto Mauro, Brazillina director and screenwriter (d. 1983)
1899 - Jannetje Fisherman-Roosendaal, author (regional novels)
1899 - Lucie Mannheim, Berlin, actress (East Meets West, 39 Steps)
1901 - Simon Kuznets, Ukrainian-born economist, Nobel laureate (d. 1985)
1902 - Andre-Francois Marescotti, composer
1902 - Rudolf Wittelsbach, composer
1903 - Gunther AR Raphael, German composer (Symphony Breve)
1908 - Eve Arden, American actress (d. 1990)
1908 - Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic foreign and later prime minister (d. 1970)
1909 - Juliana, Queen of Netherlands (1948-80)
1909 - F. E. McWilliam,Irish sculptor (d. 1992)
1910 - Al Lewis, actor (Leo-Car 54, Grandpa-Munsters)
1911 - Hans Studer, composer
1911 - John-Baptist J Walgrave, [Henricus/Humanus], Flemish, theologist
1911 - Luise Rinser, writer
1912 - Eve Arden, Mill Valley Calif, actress (Connie-Our Miss Brooks)
1912 - Manuel Gutierrez Mellado, soldier/politician
1913 - Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general (ITA)
1913 - Edith Fowke, folklorist
1914 - Sid Weiss, bassist
1916 - Claude Shannon, information theorist
1916 - Dugo D Schenker, Suriname/Antillian producer
1916 - Robert Shaw, Red Bluff Calif, chorale conductor (Robert Shaw Chorale)
1917 - Bea Wain, US singer/radio host (Lucky Strike Hit Parade)
1918 - W Donald McNeill, tennis champ (US Open-1940)
1919 - Valeer [Valerius V] van Kerkhove, Flemish writer/producer
1920 - Duncan Hamilton, driver
1920 - Leen 't Hart, Dutch organist/composer
1922 - Anton Murray, cricketer (South African batsman in 10 Tests 1951-55)
1923 - Alan Wharton, cricketer (Engld batsman once v NZ 1949, scored 7 & 13)
1923 - George Byatt, playwright
1923 - Al Lewis, American actor (d. 2006)
1924 - Sheldon Harnick, Chicago, lyricist (Fiorello, Fiddler on the Roof)
1925 - Corinne Calvet, Paris France, actress (Phantom of Hollywood)
1925 - Johnny Horton, American musician (d. 1960)
1926 - Cloris Leachman, Des Moines Iowa, actress (Last Picture Show, Phyllis)
1926 - Corinne Calvet, France, actress (Apache Uprising)
1926 - Edmund Cooper, UK, sci-fi author (Seed of Light, All Fool's Day)
1927 - Johnny Horton, Los Angeles Ca, rocker
1927 - Lars Hall, Sweden, Pentathelete (Olympic-gold-1952)
1928 - Hugh Hood, Canadian author (d. 2000)
1929 - Peter Carsten, Weissenberg Bavaria, actor (Mr Super Invisible)
1930 - Raoul de Keyser, [Dekeyser], Flemish painter
1931 - William L [Bill] Clay, (Rep-D-MO, 1969- )
1932 - Anton Larrauri, composer
1933 - Willie Nelson, Abbott Texas, country singer (On the Road Again)
1934 - Jerry Lordan, English composer and singer (d.1995)
1936 - Zohra Lampert, actress (Doctors' Hospital, Girl With Something Extra)
1938 - Gary Collins, Venice Calif, actor (6th Sense, Home Show)
1938 - Larry [Van Cott] Niven, US, sci-fi author (5 Hugo, Neutron Star)
1938 - Juraj Jakubisko, Slovak film director
1939 - Ellen Taafe Zwilich, Miami Florida, (1st woman composer Pulitzer 1982)
1939 - Pieter van Vollenhoven, husband of Dutch Princess Margriet
1940 - Burt Young, NYC, actor (Convoy, Rocky)
1941 - Johnny Farina, rocker (Santo & Johnny)
1941 - Wilfried Jentzsh, composer
1943 - Bobby Vee, Fargo ND, (Devil or Angel, Night has a Thousand Eyes)
1943 - Robert L Livingston, (Rep-R-Louisiana, 1977- )
1943 - Frederick Chiluba, former Zambian president (1991-2001)
1944 - Jill Clayburgh, NYC, actress (Unmarried Woman, Semi-Tough)
1944 - Richard Shoff, rocker (Sandpipers)
1945 - Annie Dillard, American writer (An American Childhood)
1945 - Claude van de Berge, [Rony MF Pauwels], Flemish writer (Graph Theory)
1945 - Michael J Smith, Beaufort NC, Cmdr USN, astr (51L-Challenger disaster)
1945 - Mike Beacon, rocker (Ox)
1945 - Mimi Farina, rocker (Reflections in a Crystal Wind)
1946 - Donald Schollander, Charlotte NC, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold-64)
1946 - Karl XVI Gustav F H, King of Sweden (1973- )
1946 - Bill Plympton, American animator
1947 - Robert Scott, (Rep-D-Virginia)
1947 - Leslie Grantham, English actor
1947 - Mats Odell, Swedish politician
1947 - Tom Køhlert, Brondby IF coach
1948 - Perry King, Alliance OH, actor (Andy Warhol's "Bad")
1948 - Wayne Kramer, jazz artist (Dangerous Madness)
1949 - Phil Garner, baseball manager
1951 - Panuta Rosani, Poland, discus (Olympic 1976) drug disqualified
1952 - Tom Pesek, PC programmer (creator of HAL 9000 program)
1952 - Jacques Audiard, French film director
1953 - Merrill Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie)
1954 - Gunther Tiersch, German DR, 8 man cox (Olympic-gold-1968)
1954 - Jane Campion, New Zealand film director
1955 - Dimitra Papandreau, Greece, wife of Greek PM Andreas Papandreau
1955 - Nicolas Hulot, French journalist
1956 - Jorge Chaminé, Portuguese baritone
1956 - Lars von Trier, Danish film director
1957 - Duane G Carey, St Paul Minn, major USAF/astronaut
1957 - Aviva Chomsky, American historian, daughter of Noam Chomsky
1958 - Charles Berling, French actor, director and screenwriter
1959 - Kamaran Abdalla, Iraq/Engl/Neth actor (Goede Tijden Selechte Tijden)
1959 - Lauren Howe, LPGA golfer
1959 - Paul Gross, Canadian actor, director, and writer
1959 - Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada
1959 - W. Thomas Smith, Jr, American author and columnist
1960 - Kerry Healey, American politician
1960 - David Miscavige, American cult leader
1961 - Isiah Thomas, NBA forward (Detroit Piston; 1990 NBA playoff MVP)
1963 - Steve Smith, Glasgow Scotland, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks)
1964 - Ian Healy, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian since 1988)
1964 - Jeff Reboulet, Dayton OH, infielder (Minn Twins)
1964 - Barrington Levy, Jamaican musician
1965 - Adrian Pasdar, Pittsfield Mass, actor (C Oliver Resor-Feds, Top Gun)
1965 - Daniela Costian, Australian discus/shot putter (Olympics-96)
1966 - Aundray Bruce, defensive end (Oakland Raiders)
1966 - David Meggett, NFL running back (NY Giants, NE Patriots)
1966 - Jeff Brown, Ottawa, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
1967 - Steven Mackintosh, British actor
1968 - Babette Van Veen, Neth, actress (Linda-GTST, Blueberry Hill)
1968 - Paulo Jr, Brazilian pop bassist (Sepultura, Morbid Visions)
1968 - Richard Pilon, Saskatoon, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
1968 - Roger Mar, Seattle Wash, rapid fire pistol (Olympics-1996)
1968 - Sandra Beikoff, Mackay QLD, golfer (1990 Sunshine Coast Open)
1969 - Dexter Rogers, St Petersburg Fla, volleyball opposite hitter (Oly-96)
1969 - Joey Restivo, Brooklyn, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way, Lies)
1969 - Warren Defever, American musician, composer
1970 - Brad Layton, Seymour Ind, rower (Olympics-1996)
1970 - Debbie D, Phila Pa, actress (Attack of Vampire Mermaid)
1970 - Ken Stanton, American Radio Personality
1971 - B J Tyler, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
1971 - Matt Martin, Hamden, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs, Oly-US-94)
1971 - Randy Bierman, WLAF tackle (Scottish Claymores)
1971 - Ryan Hawblitzel, West Palm Beach Fla, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
1971 - Ty Hallock, fullback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1971 - John Boyne, Irish novelist
1971 - Darren Emerson, English DJ (Underworld)
1972 - Kendricke Bullard, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)
1972 - Mario Schaden, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
1973 - Akon, American R&B Singer
1974 - Cedric Jones, defensive end (NY Giants)
1974 - Chris Darkins, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1975 - Beverley Peele, model [or Apr 7]
1975 - Johnny Galecki, Bree Belgium, actor (American Dreamer, David-Roseanne)
1975 - Elliott Sadler, American race car driver
1975 - Mike Chat, American actor
1976 - Amanda Palmer, American musician (The Dresden Dolls)
1977 - Jeannie Haddaway, American politician
1977 - Pell James, American actress
1979 - Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer
1981 - John O'Shea, Irish footballer
1981 - Emma Pierson, British actress
1982 - Kirsten Dunst, actress (Interview with the Vampire)
1982 - Lloyd Banks, American rapper
1982 - Cleo Higgins, British singer and actress
1982 - Andrew Seeley, Canadian actor and singer
1983 - Tatjana Hüfner, German luger
1983 - Troy Williamson, American football player
1983 - Yamini, Tamil Singer
1984 - Shawn Daivari, Persian-American professional wrestler and manager
1985 - Ashley Alexandra Dupré, American singer and call girl
1987 - Nikki Webster, Australian entertainer
1987 - Rohit Sharma, Indian Cricketer
1988 - Molloko, SD Zoo, 1st Calif condor chick conceived in captivity

Friday, 29 April 2011

Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

Birthdays in History for 29th April 

1 - 249


534 - Taliesin, Welsh poet, according to legend in Mabinogion
1584 - Melchior Teschner, composer
1636 - Esaias Reusner, composer
1660 - Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer
1665 - James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, Irish statesman and soldier (d. 1745)
1667 - John Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)
1686 - Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (d. 1742)
1727 - Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action)
1745 - Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800)
1758 - Georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish Lieutenant General and war hero (d. 1820).
1762 - Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, French marshal (d. 1833)
1771 - Matthaus Stegmayer, composer
1780 - Charles Nodier, French writer (d. 1844)
1783 - David Cox, English painter (Treatise on landscape painting)
1784 - Samuel Turell Armstrong, American politician and acting Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1850)
1806 - Earnest Freiherr von Feuchtersleben, Austria, physician/philosopher
1808 - Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer [or 1883]
1815 - Abram Duryee, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
1818 - Alexander II N Romanov, Tsar of Russia (1855-81)
1830 - Adolph Sutro, SF mayor, built Cliff House, railways, tunnels
1837 - Georges Boulanger, French general and politician (d. 1891)
1842 - Karl Millöcker, Dutch composer (d. 1899)
1854 - Henri Poincaré, France, mathematician/astronomer/philosopher
1855 - Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) [OS]
1855 - Edmund van der Straeten, composer
1857 - Edouard Rod, France/Swiss writer (Mishel' Tes'e)
1857 - Frantisek Ondricek, composer
1860 - Lorado Taft, US, sculptor (Black Hawk)
1862 - Vittorio Mario Vanzo, composer
1863 - William Randolph Hearst, publisher (SF Examiner, Seattle P-I)
1863 - Constantine P. Cavafy, Greek poet (d. 1933)
1863 - Maria Theresa Ledochowska, Polish-Austrian Catholic nun (d. 1922)
1871 - Louis William Stern, German/US philosopher (Intelligence of Children)
1872 - Eyvind Alnaes, composer
1872 - Harry Payne Whitney, American businessman (d. 1930)
1873 - Alida J M Tartaud-Klein, actress/stage star (Rotterdam Stage)
1875 - Rafael Sabatini, Italian/British writer (d. 1950)
1876 - Zauditu of Ethiopia (d. 1930)
1879 - Thomas Beecham, England, composer (found London Philharmonic)
1882 - Hendrik N Werkman, painter/printer/resistance fighter (Hot printing)
1885 - Egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Rasende Reporter)
1885 - Wallingford Riegger, Albany Georgia, composer (Bacchangle)
1893 - Elisaveta Bagrjana, [Beltsheva], Bulgaria, poet
1893 - Harold C Urey, Ind, physicist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934)
1895 - Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Promenade Concerts)
1896 - Jacques Leon Wolfe, composer
1896 - Walter Mehring, writer
1899 - Duke Ellington, Wash DC, [Edward Kennedy], bandleader (Take "A" Train)
1899 - Karl Yngve Skold, composer
1899 - Natalie Talmadge, actress (Our Hospitality)
1901 - George Osborne Sayles, historian
1901 - Hirohito, Emperor of Japan (1926-89)
1902 - Theodore Chanler, composer
1903 - Frank Parker, NYC, singer (Arthur Godfrey Show, Masquerade Party)
1904 - Enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate
1904 - Russ Morgan, Scranton Pa, orch leader (Welcome Aboard)
1907 - Fred Zinneman, Austria, director (From Here to Eternity, Julia)
1907 - Tino Rossi, Ajaccio France, singer (Deux Amours, Marlene)
1908 - Jack [Stewart] Williamson, US, sci-fi author (Cometeers)
1908 - Philippe Brun, jazz trumpeter
1909 - Daniel Raphael Mayer, journalist/resistance leader
1909 - Tom Ewell, [S Yewell Tompkins], Ky, actor (Tom Ewell Show, 7 Yr Itch)
1910 - John Beavan, newspaper editor
1912 - Italo Valenti, Italian sculptor
1912 - Richard Carlson, MN, actor (All I Desire, Flat Top, Valley of Gwangi)
1912 - Terence de Vere White, novelist/critic
1913 - Jack Alexander Bently, trombonist
1913 - Thomas Chalmers, broadcaster
1914 - Ewan Roberts, Edinburgh Scotland, actress (Pvt Benjamin)
1915 - Donald Mills, singer (Mills Brothers)
1917 - Celeste Holm, American actress
1918 - Mervyn Roye Harvey, cricketer (brother of Neil, Test for Australia)
1919 - Celeste Holm, NYC, actress (Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve)
1920 - Edward Blishen, writer teacher/broadcaster
1920 - Harold Samuel Shapero, Lynn Mass, composer (9 Minute Opera)
1921 - Cornelis de Jager, Dutch astronomer (Sun)
1922 - George Allen, football coach (LA Rams, Washington Redskins)
1922 - Parren J Mitchell, (Rep-D-MD, 1971- )
1922 - Tommy Noonan, WA, actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Promises Promises)
1922 - Toots [Jean] Thielemans, Belgian/US jazz musician/composer
1922 - Helmut Krackowizer, Austrian motorcyclist (d. 2001)
1923 - Irvin Kershner, Phila, director (Never Say Never Again)
1923 - Maxine Audley, London, actress (Peeping Tom, Ricochet, House of Cards)
1924 - Al Balding, Toronto Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1952)
1924 - Renée Jeanmaire, Paris France, dancer (Hans Christian Anderson)
1925 - Ab Abspoel, Dutch actor/director (Surprise Attack, Elevator)
1925 - Danny Davis, rocker (Nashville Brass
1925 - Ned Austin, American character actor (d. 2007)
1926 - Carie Meek, (Rep-D-Florida)
1927 - Betsy Ancker-Johnson, physicist/auto company exec
1927 - Dorothy Manley, England, 100m sprint (Olympic-silver-1948)
1928 - Big Jay McNeely, rocker
1928 - Carl Gardner, Tyler Tx, rock vocalist (Coasters-Searchin)
1929 - Peter Joshua Sculthorpe, composer
1929 - Vaclav Kucera, composer
1929 - W Kempowski, writer
1929 - [John] Jeremy Thorpe, British MP (Liberal)
1929 - Mickey McDermott, American baseball player (d. 2003)
1930 - Alf Valentine, cricketer (great West Indian lefty spinner)
1930 - Alfred Lewis Valentine, Jamaican cricket player
1930 - Jean Rochefort, French actor
1931 - Aleksei Aleksandrovich Gubarev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 17, 28)
1931 - Anthony "Lonnie" Donegan, Scotish skiffle vocalist/guitarist
1931 - Lonnie Donegan, Glasgow Scotland, vocalist
1931 - William Ball, actor (Suburban Commando)
1931 - Frank Auerbach, German-born British painter
1932 - King Hu, film director
1932 - Yevgeni Alekseyevich Zaikin, Russian cosmonaut (Voshkod 2 backup)
1933 - Darijan Bozic, composer
1933 - Keith Baxter, South Wales, actor (Barretts at Wimpole Street)
1933 - Raymond Earl Hill, saxophonist
1933 - Rod Marvin McKuen, Oakland Calif, singer/composer (Alone, Beatsville)
1933 - Mark Eyskens, Prime Minister of Belgium
1934 - Pedro Pires, premier (Cape Verde, 1975-91)
1934 - Luis Aparicio, Venezuelan baseball player
1934 - Otis Rush, American musician
1935 - Len Weinrib, NYC, comedian (Spike Jones Show)
1935 - Otto M Zykan, composer
1936 - April Stevens, Niagara Falls NY, rock vocalist (Deep Purple)
1936 - Jacob Rothschild, English banker/multi-millionaire
1936 - Lane Smith, Memphis TN, actor (Perry White-Lois & Clark)
1936 - Richard Lynch, actor (Xavier-Battlestar Galactica)
1936 - Zubin Mehta, Bombay India, conductor (NY Philharmonic)
1937 - Jill Paton Walsh, English writer
1938 - Fred Dibnah, English television personality (d. 2004)
1938 - Klaus Voormann, German musician, artist, and record producer
1940 - Brian Taber, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian between Grout & Marsh)
1941 - Jonah Barrington, British World champion squash player (1966-73)
1942 - Klaus Voorman, rock bassist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)
1943 - Duane Allen, Taylortown Texas, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira)
1944 - Benedikte, Danish princess/daughter of Frederik IX
1944 - Jim Hart, Evanston, Ill, NFL quarterback (St Louis Cardinals)
1944 - Richard Kline, American actor and director
1945 - Tammi Terrell, soul singer (Ain't No Mountain High Enough)
1945 - Hugh Hopper, rocker (Soft Machine)
1945 - Richard Warwick, actor (Johnny Dangerously, Sebastine, If)
1945 - [Thomasina] Tammi Terrell, [Montgomery], singer (Ain't No Mt High)
1946 - Franc Roddam, director (K2, Bride, Aria, Quadrophenia)
1947 - Jim Ryun, US, 1500m runner/broke 4 minute mile (Olympic-silver-1968)
1947 - John Laurence Miller, SF CA, golfer (US Open 1973, British Open 1976)
1947 - Tommy James, singer (cri-im-son & clo-o-ver o-o-ver & o-o-ver)
1947 - Olavo de Carvalho, Brazilian philosopher
1948 - Reb Brown, Los Angeles CA, actor (Cage, Yor, Capt America, Fast Break)
1948 - Bruce Cutler, American attorney
1949 - Anita Dobson, England, actress (Annie Watts-EastEnders)
1949 - Eddie Hart, US, 100m runner (Olympic-1972)
1949 - Francis Rossi, England, guitarist/vocalist (Status Quo-Down Down)
1950 - Phillip Noyce, Australian film director
1950 - Debbie Stabenow, American politician
1951 - Dale Earnhardt, American race car driver (d. 2001)
1952 - Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Schnectady, actress (Too Close for Comfort)
1952 - Nora Dunn, Chic Ill, comedienne (SNL, Miami Blues, Working Girl)
1952 - David Icke, English writer
1952 - Bob McClure, American baseball player
1953 - Nikolai Nikolayevich Budarin, Kirya Russia, cosmonaut (STS 71, TM-27)
1954 - Bill Paxon, (Rep-R-New York)
1954 - Deborah Iyall, rocker (Romeo Void)
1954 - Jake Burton Carpenter, American snowboarder
1955 - Jerry Seinfeld, comedian/actor (Jerry-Seinfeld)
1955 - Kate Mulgrew, Dubuque Iowa, actress (Capt Janeway-Star Trek Voyager)
1955 - Wendee Lee, American voice actress
1955 - Gino Quilico, Canadian baritone
1956 - Ron Verlin, rocker (Shooting Star)
1956 - Ketil Stokkan, Norwegian singer
1957 - Richie C Robertson, rock bassist/vocalist (Fabulous Poodles)
1957 - Mark Kendall, American guitarist
1957 - Timothy Treadwell, American bear enthusiast (d. 2003)
1958 - Daniel Day-Lewis, England, actor (Last of the Mohicans, My Left Foot)
1958 - Eve Plumb, Burbank, actress (Jan-Brady Bunch, I'm Gonna Get You Sucka)
1958 - Michelle Pfeiffer, Midway City Calif, actress (Married to the Mob)
1958 - Simon Edwards, rocker (Fairground Attraction-Find My Love)
1958 - Gary Cohen, Baseball broadcaster
1960 - Gerard Joling, Dutch singer (Love is in Your Eyes)
1960 - Joseph Guzaldo, Chicago Ill, actor (Stir Crazy)
1960 - William Lee Glasson Jr, Fresno CA, PGA golfer (1985 Kemper Open)
1960 - Phil King, English bassist
1960 - Robert J. Sawyer, Canadian writer
1960 - Caveh Zahedi, American filmmaker
1961 - Fumihiko Tachiki, Japanese seiyū
1962 - Bruce Driver, Toronto, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers)
1962 - Dieter Hegen, Kaufbeuren GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
1962 - Robert Druppers, runner (world record 1 km indoor)
1963 - Mike Babcock, NHL Coach
1964 - Federico Castelluccio, Italian-American actor
1965 - Reggie Miller, NBA player (Indiana Pacers)
1966 - John VanderWal, Grand Rapids MI, outfielder (Colorado Rockies)
1966 - Phil Tufnell, cricketer (England slow lefty & slower fieldsman)
1967 - Curtis Joseph, Keswick Ont, NHL goalie (Team Canada, Edmonton Oilers)
1967 - Elizabeth "Betsy" McCagg, Kirkland Wash, rower (Olympics-4th-92, 96)
1967 - Mary McCagg, Seattle Wash, rower (Olympics-4th-92, 96)
1967 - Rachel Williams, Greenwich Village NY, model (Absolut Vodka, Elle)
1967 - Master P, American rapper
1968 - Browning Nagle, NFL quarterback (NY Jets, Atlanta Falcons)
1968 - Carnie Wilson, LA Calif, rock vocalist (Wilson Phillips-Hold On)
1969 - Arthur Marshall, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
1969 - Paul Adelstein, American actor
1970 - Andre Agassi, Las Vegas Nev, tennis star (Oly-gold-96, US Open 1994)
1970 - Arnaud Briand, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
1970 - Derrick Frazier, NFL cornerback (Phila Eagles)
1970 - J R Phillips, West Covina CA, infielder (Phila Phillies)
1970 - Leuea Tagoai, CFL defensive end (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1970 - Mark McMillian, NFL cornerback (Phila Eagles, KC Chiefs)
1970 - Uma Thurman, Boston Mass, actress (Baron Munchausen, Pulp Fiction)
1970 - William Martin III, Charleston SC, finn yachter (Olympics-23rd-1996)
1970 - China Forbes, American singer and songwriter (Pink Martini)
1971 - Sterling Hitchcock, Fayetteville NC, pitcher (NY Yanks, Sea Mariners)
1972 - Gwendolyn Wentland, Flint Michigan, high jumper
1972 - Dustin McDaniel, American politician
1973 - David Belle, French physical educator
1974 - Alana Blahoski, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
1974 - Anggun, Indonesian singer
1974 - Pascal Cygan, French footballer
1974 - Julian Knowle, Austrian tennis player
1974 - Jasper Wood, Canadian violinist
1975 - John Macready, LA Calif, gymnast (Olympics-5th-96)
1975 - Béres Zoo, Hungarian radio DJ
1975 - Rafael Betancourt, Venezuelan baseball player
1976 - God Shammgod, NBA guard (Wash Wizards)
1976 - Nayla Micherif, Miss Brazil Universe (1997)
1976 - Jay Orpin, Swedish composer and producer
1977 - Claus Jensen, Danish footballer
1977 - Rocío Carrasco, Spanish TV host and socialite
1978 - Mike Bryan, Oxnard Calif, tennis star (USTA National 18 doubles)
1978 - Tony Armas, Jr., Venezuelan baseball player
1979 - Ryan Sharp, Scottish racing driver
1979 - Lee Dong-Gook, Korean footballer
1979 - Jo O'Meara, British singer (S Club)
1979 - Matt Tong, English drummer (Bloc Party)
1980 - Mathieu Biron, Canadian ice hockey player
1980 - Kian Egan, Irish singer (Westlife)
1980 - Kelly Shoppach, American baseball player
1981 - Émilie Mondor, Canadian athlete (d. 2006)
1981 - George McCartney, Northern Irish footballer
1981 - Alex Vincent, American actor
1982 - Kamran Jawaid, Pakistani film critic
1983 - Jay Cutler, American football player
1983 - Yuriko Shiratori, Japanese gravure idol and actress
1983 - Sam Jones III, American Actor
1983 - David Lee, American basketball player
1984 - Phạm Văn Quyến, Vietnamese footballer
1984 - Taylor Cole, American actress
1984 - Firass Dirani, Lebanese-Australian actor
1986 - Renee Alway, American Model
1987 - Alicia Morton, American actress
1988 - Younha, Korean pop singer
1993 - Aurelia Clasina Lucia Wildeboer, daughter of Pieter & Mirtle
2003 - Barbaro, American thoroughbred racehorse (d. 2007)
2003 - Maud Behn, Princess of Norway
2007 - Infanta Sofía of Spain, Princess of Spain

Thursday, 28 April 2011

Famous Birthdays on this Day in History

Birthdays in History for 28th April 

1 - 194


1442 - Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83)
1545 - Yi Sun-sin, Korean admiral (d. 1598)
1592 - George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral
1630 - Charles Cotton, English poet (d. 1687)
1686 - Michael Brokoff, Czech sculptor (d. 1721)
1715 - Franz Sparry, composer
1748 - Lorenz Justinian Ott, composer
1750 - Paul Ignaz Kurzinger, composer
1753 - Franz K Achard, German physicist
1757 - Claus Nielsen Schali, composer
1758 - James Monroe, Westmoreland Va, (D-R) 5th pres (1817-25)
1765 - Sylvestre François Lacroix, French mathematician (b. 1834)
1770 - Nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat/minister of Foreign affairs
1774 - Francis Baily, describer of "Baily's Beads" during solar eclipse
1795 - Charles Sturt, England, explorer (Australia)
1809 - Conradus Leemans, Dutch archaeologist
1810 - Daniel Ullmann, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1812 - Daniel Henry Rucker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1910
1815 - Andrew Jackson Smith, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1819 - Ezra Abbot, American Bible scholar (d. 1884)
1825 - James Winning McMillan, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1826 - Alexander Stadtfeld, composer
1838 - Tobias M Carel Asser, Holland, advocate of world law (Nobel 1911)
1842 - Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Brazil (1870-89)
1846 - Johann E Backlund, Swedish astronomer (planets/asteroids)
1848 - Ludvig Schytte, composer
1864 - William F A Ellison, Irish clergyman/director (Armagh Observatory)
1868 - Georgy Voronoy, Russian mathematician (d. 1908)
1870 - Hermann Suter, composer
1873 - Harold Bauer, English/US pianist (Beethoven-Association)
1874 - Karl Kraus, writer
1874 - Sidney Toler, Warrensburg MO, actor (Madame X, Meeting at Midnight)
1876 - Frank Cavanagh, one of football's coaching greats
1878 - Lionel Barrymore, [Blythe], Phila, actor (Free Soul, Dr Kildare)
1879 - Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher
1879 - Franz Arnold, writer
1882 - Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrialist
1886 - Erich Salomon, German photographer
1888 - Henry DG Crerar, Canadian general (WW I/Italy/Netherland)
1889 - Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, premier/dictator Portugal (1932-68)
1889 - Bryant Washburn, Chicago, actor (Exposure, Millionaire Kid, Nabonga)
1889 - Karel WFM Doorman, Dutch rear admiral
1892 - Georges Antoine, composer
1892 - John Jacob Niles, composer
1892 - Joseph Dunninger, NYC, mentalist (Amazing Dunninger)
1897 - Ye Jianying, Chinese general and politician (d. 1986)
1900 - Bruno Apitz, writer
1900 - Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (hypothesized "Oort Cloud")
1900 - Maurice Thorez, secretary-general (French Communist Party)
1901 - Corry Vonk, [Cornelia D], wife of Wim Kan (ABC-cabaret)
1902 - Johan Borgen, Norwegian author (d. 1979)
1906 - Bartholomeus J "Bart" Bok, Dutch/US astronomer (Milky Way)
1906 - Pierre [Louis] Boileau, Paris France, novelist (Vertigo)
1906 - Kurt Gödel, Austrian mathematician (d. 1978)
1906 - Paul Sacher, Swiss conductor (d. 1999)
1908 - Arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop
1908 - Jack Fingleton, cricketer (Australian opener of 30's)
1908 - Michael T Fitzmaurice, Chicago IL, actor (Reported Missing, 14 Hours)
1908 - Oskar Schindler, Austrian businessman (d. 1974)
1910 - Sam Merwin, Jr., American mystery fiction writer (d. 1996)
1911 - Frans Vroons, actor/tenor/director (Neth Opera)
1911 - Lee Falk, American comic strip writer (d. 1999)
1912 - Odette Hallowes, British classified agent in France (WW II)
1914 - Skuli Halldorsson, composer
1916 - Ferruccio Lamborghini, Italian automobile manufacturer (d. 1993)
1917 - Joop Waasdorp, Dutch writer (Naked Life)
1917 - Robert Woodruff Anderson, New York, writer (Tea & Sympathy, Never Sang for My Father)
1917 - Robert Cornthwaite, St Helen Oregon, actor (Thing, War of the Worlds)
1920 - Nan Merriman, US/Neth singer (Arturo Toscanini NBC Orch)
1921 - Rowland Evans, White Marsh Pa, news reporter (CNN-Evans & Novak)
1922 - Guillaume Jorissen, Flemish politician (Volksunie)
1922 - Iser J Koepermann, Russian/US world checkers champ (1958-68, 75-76)
1922 - William S Broomfield, (Rep-R-MI, 1956- )
1922 - William Guarnere, WWII Veteran
1922 - Alistair MacLean, Scottish novelist (d. 1987)
1923 - Adele Mara, Dearborn Mich, actress/singer (Cool Million, Wheels)
1923 - Wolfgang Steffen, composer
1924 - Kenneth David Kaunda, founder/president (Zambia, 1964-91)
1924 - Donatas Banionis, Lithuanian actor
1925 - Richard C Sarafian, NYC, director/actor (Foley Square)
1926 - Harper Lee, author (To Kill a Mockingbird)
1926 - Blossom Dearie, American jazz singer
1927 - Garfield Weston, English industrial/billionaire (Twinings Tea)
1928 - Yves Klein, French sculptor/painter
1928 - Eugene M. Shoemaker, American planetary scientist (d. 1997)
1929 - Carolyn Jones, Amarillo Texas, actress (Morticia-Addams Family)
1930 - Christopher John Magenis Headington, composer
1930 - James Baker 3, Houston, Sec of Treasury (1985-88), Sec State (1989-92)
1932 - Marek Kopelent, composer
1933 - Karl Heinz Wahren, composer
1933 - Oliver "Bops Junior" Jackson, drummer
1934 - Lois Duncan, American novelist
1936 - John Martin Tchicai, composer
1937 - Saddam Hussein, [At-Takriti], president of Iraq (1979- )
1938 - Beverly F Albert, architect
1938 - Madge Sinclair, Kingston Jamaica, actress (Bell-Roots, Trapper John)
1941 - Ann-Margret, Valsjobya Sweden, actress (Bye Bye Birdie, Tommy)
1941 - K. Barry Sharpless, American chemist, Nobel laureate
1941 - Lucien Aimar, French cyclist
1941 - Iryna Zhylenko, Ukrainian poet
1942 - Ghislaine Hermanez, architect
1942 - Mike Brearley, cricketer (outstanding England captain 1977-81)
1943 - Fantastic Johnny C[orley], US singer (Boogaloo down Broadway)
1943 - John Oliver Creighton, Orange Tx, Capt USN/astronaut (STS 51G, 36, 48)
1943 - Jacques Dutronc, French singer and actor
1944 - Elizabeth LeCompte, American theater director
1944 - Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe, Belgian politician
1944 - Alice Waters, American chef
1945 - Ajit Manohar Pai, cricketer (one Test India v NZ 1969)
1946 - Ginette Reno, French Canadian singer, songwriter and actress
1947 - Steve Khan, jazz musician (Christmas Waltz)
1948 - Marcia Strassman, NYC, actress (Julle Kotter-Welcome Back Kotter)
1948 - Terry Pratchett, English author
1948 - Dorothée Berryman, French Canadian actress and singer
1949 - Jerome "Jay" Apt, Springfield Mass, astronaut (STS 37, 47, 59, 79)
1949 - Indian Larry, American stuntsman (d. 2004)
1949 - Bruno Kirby, American actor (d. 2006)
1950 - Jay Leno, New Rochelle, comedian/talk show host (Tonight Show)
1950 - Willie Colon, Bronx NY, actor (Last Flight)
1952 - Mary McDonnell, Wilkes-Barre PA, actress (Sneakers, Independence Day)
1953 - Julie Cole, LPGA golfer
1953 - Kim Gordon, American musician (Sonic Youth)
1953 - Roberto Bolano, Latin American author and poet
1954 - Ron Zook, American Football Coach
1955 - Eddie Jobson, rock violinist (Zappa, UK, Roxy Music-For Your Pleasure)
1955 - Paul Guilfoyle, American actor
1955 - Nicky Gumbel, British author and priest
1956 - Jeremy John Beadle, writer/broadcaster
1956 - Paul S Lockhart, Amarillo Tx, Major USAF/astronaut
1957 - Leopold Eyharts, France, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-26, TM-28/27)
1957 - Wilma Landkroon, Dutch singer
1958 - Hal Evan Sutton, Shreveport LA, PGA golfer (1982 Walt Disney)
1958 - Nancy Lee Grahn, actress (Santa Barbara)
1960 - Wally Langdon, bassist (Bob Color)
1960 - John Cerutti, American baseball player and announcer (d. 2004)
1960 - Ian Rankin, Scottish novelist
1960 - Joel H. Rosenthal American political scientist
1960 - Jón Páll Sigmarsson, Icelandic strength athlete (d. 1993)
1960 - Walter Zenga, Italian footballer
1961 - Cathy Gerring, Ft Wayne IN, LPGA golfer (1990 Lady Keystone Open)
1961 - Futoshi Matsunaga, Japanese serial killer
1962 - Evguenni Rochtchin, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Oly-98)
1964 - Barry Larkin, Cincinnati OH, infielder (Cin Reds)
1964 - Helen Marina Lucy Windsor, England, daughter of Prince Edward
1964 - Mark Hager, Australian field hockey forward/capt (Olympics-4th-88, 96)
1964 - Mark Steven Robinson, American director
1964 - Noriyuki Iwadare, Japanese composer
1965 - Steven Blum, American voice actor
1966 - Jim Poole, Rochester NY, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)
1966 - John Patrick Daly, Sacramento CA, PGA golfer (1995 British Open)
1966 - Too Short, American rapper
1967 - Monique Noel, Salem Oregon, playmate (May, 1989)
1967 - Pete Stoyanovich, NFL kicker (Miami Dolphins, KC Chiefs)
1968 - Andy Flower, cricketer (Zimbabwe keeper & victorious Test captain)
1968 - Damion Lyons, CFL cornerback (BC Lions)
1968 - Mark Carrier, NFL safety (Chic Bears, Detroit Lions)
1968 - Howard Donald, British musician
1969 - Merlelynn Lange-Harris, Toronto Ontario, basketball center (Oly-96)
1970 - Jason Belser, defensive back (Indianapolis Colts)
1970 - Mark Harris, wide receiver (San Francisco 49ers)
1970 - Nicklas Lidstrom, Vasteras SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, Detroit)
1970 - Richard Fromberg, Australia, tennis star
1970 - Diego Simeone, Argentine footballer
1971 - Chris Young, Penn, actor (Bryce Lynch-Max Headroom, Great Outdoors)
1971 - Meredith McGrath, Midland Mich, tennis star (1996 Essen doubles)
1971 - Mihai Apostal, Bucharest Romania, Canadian kayaker (Olympics-96)
1971 - Simbi Khali, actress (Nina-Third Rock From the Sun)
1971 - Bridget Moynahan, American actress
1972 - Jan Benda, Reet Belgium, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
1972 - Jean-Paul van Gastel, soccer player (Willem II)
1972 - Michelle Menzies, Barrie Ont, Canadian ice pairs (1995, 96 Can champs)
1972 - Joseph Bruce, American musician
1973 - Earl Holmes, linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1973 - Marc[us] Blake Schneider, Lubbock TX, rower (Olympics-bronze-1996)
1973 - Melvin Hayes, NFL tackle (NY Jets, Tennessee Oilers)
1973 - Serge Zwikker, NBA center (Houston Rockets)
1973 - Elisabeth Röhm, American actress
1973 - Jorge Garcia, American actor
1973 - Francisco Palencia, Mexican footballer
1974 - Sergei Stas, NHL defenseman (Team Belarus, Oly-98)
1974 - Penélope Cruz, Spanish actress
1974 - Richel Hersisia, Dutch boxer
1974 - Vernon Kay, British TV/radio presenter
1975 - James Thrash, wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
1975 - Martin Lewis, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
1977 - Derrick Wayne Frazier, American convicted murderer (d. 2006)
1978 - Nate Richert, St Paul Minn, actor (Harvey-Sabrina)
1978 - Lauren Laverne, Disc jockey, television presenter and former singer
1979 - Bahram Radan, Iranian actor
1980 - Josh Howard, American basketball player (Dallas Mavericks)
1981 - Jessica Alba, American actress
1982 - Nikki Grahame, Big Brother 7 Star
1983 - Roger Johnson, English footballer
1986 - George Nozuka, Canadian Singer/Songwriter

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Famous 'Birthdays on this Day' in History

Birthdays in History for 27th April 

Results 1 - 221


1410 - John Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia
1495 - Suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1566)
1623 - Johann Adam Reincken, composer
1650 - Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1714)
1701 - Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia
1707 - John Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens
1718 - Thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (d. 1790)
1724 - Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer
1724 - Col. Thomas Gardner, a heroic political figure and soldier (d. 1775)
1737 - Edward Gibson, England, historian (Decline & Fall of Roman Emp)
1748 - Adamantios Korais, Greek humanist scholar (d. 1833)
1755 - Marc-Antoine Parseval, French mathematician (d. 1836)
1759 - Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader)
1767 - Andreas Jakob Romberg, German violinist/composer (Song of the Clock)
1791 - Samuel Finley Breece Morse, US painter/inventor (telegraph)
1802 - Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer
1803 - Alfred Julius Becher, composer
1806 - Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, queen of Spain (d. 1878)
1812 - Friedrich von Flotow, composer
1812 - William W. Snow, American politician (d. 1886)
1820 - Herbert Spencer, Derby England, Victorian philosopher (Social Statics)
1822 - Ulysses S Grant, [Hiram], Ohio (R), 18th president (1869-77)
1824 - William Richard Bexfield, composer
1828 - Gerben Colmjon, Dutch Frisian linguist/publisher
1835 - John Murray Corse, Pitts, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers) [or 9/27]
1840 - Edward Whymper, 1st to climb Matterhorn (1865)
1848 - King Otto I of Bavaria (d. 1916)
1850 - Hans Hartwig von Beseler, German general (d. 1921)
1853 - Jules Lemaître, French critic and dramatist (d. 1914)
1861 - Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer
1861 - Johan M Skjoldborg, Danish writer (Dynaes-Digte)
1865 - Emile Erens, Dutch Hagiographer (Pastor of Ars)
1869 - William Victor Harris, composer
1871 - Arthur Finlay Nevin, composer
1873 - Harry M O'Connor, Chicago IL, actor (Stranger than Fiction)
1875 - Andre Baillon, Belgian/French author (Un homme si simple)
1875 - Freddie Fane, cricketer (Hobbs' 1st Test opening partner)
1875 - Lumsden Hare, Ireland, actor (Oregon Trail, Desert Fox, Young Bess)
1878 - Frank Alvin Gotch, American professional wrestler (d. 1917)
1883 - Hubert Harrison, St Croix Virgin Island, writer/freedom fighter
1884 - Louis de Bree, [Louis C Davids], actor (Bluejackets)
1888 - Florence La Badie, Canadian actress (d. 1917)
1891 - Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, composer
1892 - Louis Victor de Broglie, physicist (studied electrons)
1893 - Norman Bel Geddes, Adrian Mich, theatrical designer (Rivals, Dead End)
1893 - Allen Sothoron, American baseball player (d. 1939)
1894 - Nicolas Slonimsky, composer
1894 - George Petty, WWII Pin-Up Artist (d. 1975)
1896 - Rogers Hornsby, 2nd baseman (St Louis Cards)
1896 - Wallace Hume Carothers, inventor (nylon)
1900 - Walter Lantz, animator (Woody Woodpecker's creator)
1902 - Kitty Kelly, NYC, actress (Ladies of the Jury, Behind Office Doors)
1903 - Frank Belknap Long, American writer (Rim of the Unknown)
1903 - Hans Walter Kosterliz, biochemist
1904 - Arthur F Burns, economist/chairman (Federal Reserve Board)
1904 - Cecil Day-Lewis, England, poet laureate/detective (Nicholas Blake)
1904 - Ragnar Skrede, Norwegian poet (Lauvfall)
1905 - Julian Stryjkowski, writer
1905 - Philip Radcliffe, composer
1906 - Mark Alexander Abrams, market researcher
1906 - Yórgos Theotokás, Greek novelist (d. 1966)
1909 - Muriel C Bradbrook, English writer (That Infidel Place)
1911 - Colin Gordon, Ceylon, actor (John-Baron)
1911 - Georges Dargaud, French publisher (Asterix, Tintin)
1912 - Franz Weyergans, Belgian literary (Les Gens Heureux)
1912 - Frederick Rand Weissman, philanthropist
1912 - Renato Rascel, actor (7 Hills of Rome, Secrets of Santa Vittoria)
1913 - Philip Hauge Abelson, American physicist (d. 2004)
1914 - Albert Soboult, French historian
1916 - Jan Rychlik, composer
1916 - Enos Slaughter, American baseball player (d. 2002)
1918 - John Alfred Scali, journalist/correspondent (ABC)
1918 - Kirby Stone, NYC, jazz combo leader (Baubles Bangles & Beads)
1918 - Willem N "Pim" Koot, pianist of Concert building (Oh, Lady! Lady!)
1918 - Sten Rudholm, Swedish jurist, member of the Swedish Academy
1919 - Walter Ritchie, sculptor
1920 - Guido Cantelli, Italian conductor (d. 1956)
1920 - Edwin Morgan, Scottish poet
1920 - Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician (d. 1997)
1922 - Daphne Anderson, London, actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice)
1922 - Jack Klugman, Phila (Oscar-Odd Couple, Quincy, Goodbye Columbus)
1922 - Martin Gray, Polish-born American writer, holocaust survivor
1927 - Connie Kay, jazz drummer
1927 - Coretta Scott King, Marion Ala, civil rights leader
1927 - John Joseph Moakley, (Rep-D-Massachusetts, 1973- )
1927 - Sheila Scott, English aviatrix (d. 1988)
1929 - Nina Ponomareva Romaschkova, USSR, discus thrower (Oly-gold-1952, 60)
1930 - Roelof F "Pik" Botha, South African minister of Foreign affairs
1931 - Igor Oistrach, Russian violinist/son of David Oistrach
1931 - Krzystzof Komeda, composer
1932 - Casey Kasem, Detroit Mich, radio personality (American Top 40)
1932 - Charles Adkins, US, light welterweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1952)
1932 - Chuck Knox, NFL coach (Rams, Bills, Seahawks)
1932 - Francois Bayle, composer
1932 - Maxine Brown, rocker (Browns)
1932 - Petar Ozgijan, composer
1932 - Anouk Aimée, French actress
1932 - Gian-Carlo Rota, Italian-born mathematician and philosopher (d. 1999)
1936 - Khalid Wazir, cricketer (son of S Wazir Ali 2 Tests for Pakistan 1954)
1936 - Geoffrey Shovelton, English opera singer
1937 - Phil Jones, newsman (CBS)
1937 - Sandy Dennis, American actress (d. 1992)
1938 - Earl Anthony, bowler (PBA money champ 1974-6, 1981-3)
1939 - Jerry Mercer, Montreal Canada, rock drummer (April Wine)
1939 - Judy Carne, Northhampton Engl, comedienne (Laugh-in, Fair Exchange)
1939 - Stanislaw Dziwisz, Polish Cardinal
1941 - Friedrich Goldmann, composer
1941 - Jan D Blaauw, Dutch MP (VVD)
1941 - Judith Blegen, Missoula Mont, opera singer (Papagena-Magic Flute)
1941 - Jennings Michael Burch, American author
1941 - Lee Roy Jordan, American football player
1942 - Gordon Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)
1942 - Valeri Vladimirovich Polyakov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-6, TM-18)
1943 - Eugene Polyakov, dancer
1943 - Helmut Marko, auto racer (Le Mans Grand Prix)
1944 - Cuba Gooding, US singer (Everybody Plays the Fool)
1944 - Herb Pedersen, Berkley Ca, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited)
1944 - Michael Fish, British TV weatherman
1945 - August Wilson, US, playwright (Fences, Pulitzer 1987)
1946 - John Maclean, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1978-79)
1947 - Ann Peebles, Missouri, singer (I Can't Stand the Rain)
1947 - Herbie Murrell, US singer (Stylistics-You are My Everything)
1947 - Pete Ham, Swansea Wales, rock vocalist (Badfinger-Come & Get It)
1947 - Peter Gena, composer
1947 - George Kenneth Butterfield, American politician
1948 - Katie Pierson, NJ, vocals/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster, Love Shack)
1948 - Frank William Abagnale, Jr., con artist turned security consultant.
1948 - Amrit Bohra, Nepalese politician
1949 - Doug Sheehan, Santa Monica California, American actor (Ben-Knots Landing, Joe Kelly-General Hospital)
1949 - Yoshiaki Fujiwara, wrestler (NJPW/PWF/UWF)
1951 - Ace Frehley, Bronx NY, heavy metal rocker (Kiss-Beth, Frehley's Comet)
1951 - Boris Kinberg, rock percussionist (Mink Deville)
1952 - Ari Vatanen, Finnish rally driver
1952 - George Gervin, American basketball player
1952 - Larry Elder, American political commentator
1953 - Ellen L Shulman Baker, Fayetteville NC, MD/astronaut (STS 34, 50, 71)
1953 - Arielle Dombasle, French singer and actress
1955 - Cora Ann Mahalick, NJ, news anchor (WNYW-TV)
1956 - Dennie Shupryt-Knoop, Chicago Ill, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1956 - Bryan Harvey, American musician
1957 - Michel Barrette, Canadian actor and stand-up comedian
1958 - Keith Denunzio, rocker
1959 - Marco Pirroni, London, rock guitarist (Adam & The Ants)
1959 - Sheena Easton, [Shirley Orr], Glasgow Scotland, singer (Sugar Walls)
1959 - Louis Lortie, French Canadian concert pianist
1962 - Denise Baldwin, Atlanta, LPGA golfer (1991 Futures Salisbury Classic)
1962 - Patricia Plumer, Covina Calif, 1.5k/5k runner
1962 - Patricia Susan Plumer Levere, Covina, California, 3K runner
1962 - Ángel Comizzo, Argentine footballer
1962 - James LeGros, American actor
1963 - Arther van Dijk, drummer (Ivy Green)
1963 - Grant Show, actor (Jake-Melrose Place, Rick-Ryan's Hope)
1963 - Schae Harrison, Orange Calif, actress (Darla-Bold & Beautiful)
1963 - Cali Timmins, Canadian actress
1963 - Russell T. Davies, Welsh television writer and executive producer of Doctor Who
1964 - Paul Osbaldiston, CFL kicker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1965 - Courtenay Becker-Dey, Greenwich Conn, Europe yachter (Oly-bronze-1996)
1966 - Peter McIntyre, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1995)
1967 - Bridgette Gordon, WNBA forward (Sacramento Monarchs, Olympic-gold-88)
1967 - Willem-Alexander CGF, Dutch crown prince/son of Queen Beatrix of Neth
1967 - Aki Avni, Israeli entertainer
1967 - Tommy Smith, Scottish jazz musician
1967 - Erik Thomson, Australian actor
1967 - Jason Whitlock, American sportswriter
1968 - Adrian Cooper, NFL tight end (Minn Vikings)
1969 - Brett Steven, Bermuda, NZ tennis player (Olympics-96)
1969 - Francine "Frankie" McRae, Australian softball outfielder (Oly-br-96)
1969 - Mica Paris, rocker (So Good)
1969 - Tyrone Rodgers, CFL defensive linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1969 - Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, New Jersey
1969 - Darcey Bussell, British ballerina
1969 - Grahame Cheney, Australian boxer
1970 - Mikiko Hagiwara, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)
1970 - Tim Hanshaw, NFL guard (SF 49ers)
1971 - Craig Keith, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1971 - Hayley Carr, Salzburg Austria, actress (Courtney-As the World Turns)
1971 - James Burton, cornerback (Chicago Bears)
1971 - Ricky Sutton, WLAF defensive end (Barcelona Dragons)
1971 - Tess Daly, British television presenter
1972 - Alison McKnight, Bakersfield Calif, 100m hurdler/heptathlete
1972 - David Lascher, NYC, actor (Josh-Clueless, Kidz in the Wood)
1972 - Ethan Brooks, NFL/WAFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Rhein Fire)
1972 - Silvia Farina, Milan Italy, tennis star (1995 Maria Lankowitz doubles)
1972 - Tim Ruddy, NFL center (Miami Dolphins)
1972 - Tommy Thompson, NFL punter (SF 49ers)
1973 - Andre Govan, Culver City Calif, actor (Monster Squad)
1974 - Carlos Fortes, soccer player (Sparta)
1974 - Pete Chryplewicz, tight end (Detroit Lions)
1974 - Johnny Devine, Canadian professional wrestler
1975 - Andre Gower, actor (Baby Makes 5, Fathers & Sons, Mr President)
1975 - Kenny Harris, safety (Arizona Cardinals)
1975 - Michael Booker, cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
1975 - Rabih Abdullah, former National Football League player
1975 - Chris Carpenter, American baseball player
1976 - Walter Pandiani, Uruguayan footballer
1976 - Isobel Campbell, Scottish singer and composer
1976 - Sally Hawkins, English film actress
1977 - Khalid Zoubaa, French runner
1977 - Jerry Trainor, American actor
1978 - Adamantia Kontogiorgi, Greek actress
1979 - Will Boyd, American musician
1979 - Natasha Chokljat, Australian netballer
1980 - Christian Lara, Ecuadorian footballer
1980 - Ananda Mikola, Indonesian racing driver
1980 - Sybille Bammer, Austrian tennis player
1980 - Talitha Cummins, Australian journalist
1981 - Patrik Gerrbrand, Swedish footballer
1981 - Fabrizio Faniello, Maltese singer
1981 - Joey Gathright, American baseball player
1982 - Katrina Johnson, American actress
1983 - Ari Graynor, American actress
1984 - Patrick Stump, American musician (Fall Out Boy)
1984 - Frank Carter, British musician (Gallows) and tattooist
1984 - Pierre-Marc Bouchard, hockey player
1984 - Daniel Holdsworth, Australian Rugby League player
1986 - Elena Risteska, Macedonian singer
1987 - William Moseley, British actor
1987 - Emma Taylor-Isherwood, Canadian actress
1987 - Elliott Shriane, Australian speed skater
1989 - Emily Rios, American actress
1992 - James Duke Mason, son of singer Belinda Carlisle & Morgan Mason