April 4

Today's:

Birthdays


Dorothea Dix 1802


Linus Yale 1821 - Inventor (Yale Infallible Bank Lock and cylinder lock)


Isoroku Yamamoto 1884


Arthur Murray (Moses Teichman) 1895 - Dancer


John Cameron Swayze 1906 - Newsman


Frances Langford (Frances Newbern) 1914 - Radio singer, actress ("Born to Dance", "Yankee Doodle Dandy")


Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield) 1913 - Blues singer, guitarist ("Closet to You", "Honey Bee")


Elizabeth W. Wilson 1921 - Actress (TV: "The Addams Family", Movie: "The Graduate")


Elmer Bernstein 1922 - Composer of film scores


William Manchester 1922


Gil (Gilbert Raymond) Hodges 1924 - Baseball player


Maya Angelou 1928 - Author, poet


Clive Davis 1932 - Record company executive


Anthony Perkins 1932 - Actor (Movies: "Psycho" series)


Norro Wilson 1938 - Singer, composer, producer


Michael Parks 1938


Angelo Giamatti 1938



JoAnne Carner 1939 - Golfer


Hugh Masekela 1939 - Musician, band leader


Ernie Terrell 1939 - Boxer


Major Lance 1941


Jim (James Louis) Fregosi 1942 - Baseball player


Kris Jensen 1942 - Singer


Kitty Kelley 1942 - Author


Mike (Michael Peter) Epstein 1943 - baseball player


Craig T. Nelson 1944 - Actor (Movies: "Turner and Hooch", "Stir Crazy", "Poltergeist")


Walter Charles 1945 - Actor


Caroline McWilliams 1945 - Actress


Ray (Raymond Earl) Fosse 1947 - Baseball catcher


Ed White 1947 - Football player


Berry Oakley 1948 - Musician, bass player (Allman Brothers)


Christine Lahti 1950 - Actress


Steve Gatlin 1951 - Singer (The Gatlin Brothers)


Dave Hill 1952 - Musician, guitar player (Slade)


Jerry Shirley 1952 - Musician (Humble Pie)


David E. Kelley 1956 - Writer, producer ("Ally McBeal", "The Practice")


Graeme Kelling 1957 - Musician (Deacon Blue)


Phil Morris 1959 - Actor


Lorraine Toussaint 1960 - Actress ("Crossing Jordan," "Any Day Now")


Craig Adams 1962 - Musician (The Cult)


David Gavurin 1963 - Musician (Sundays)


Robert Downey, Jr. 1965 - Actor (Movie: "U.S. Marshals")


Frank Black 1965 - Musician (Pixies)


Nancy McKeon 1966 - Actress (TV: "The Facts of Life")


Mike Starr (Michael Christopher Starr) 1966 - Musician (Alice in Chains)


Barry Pepper 1970 - Actor


Clay Davidson 1971 - Country Singer


Jill Scott 1972 - Singer


Magnus Sveningsson 1972 - Musician (The Cardigans)


Kelly Price 1973 - Singer


David Blaine 1973 - Magician


Andre Dalyrimple 1974 - Singer (Soul for Real)


Scott Rolen 1975 - Baseball player


Natasha Lyonne 1979 - Actress


Heath Ledger 1979 - Actor


Jamie Lynn Spears 1991 - Actress ("Zoey 101"), sister of singer Britney Spears


Austin Mahone 1996 - Singer


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