April 7

Today's:

Birthdays


William Wordsworth 1770 - Poet


William King 1786 - 13th U.S. Vice President


W.K. Kellogg 1860 - Industrialist in food manufacturing, most known for founding of the Kellogg Company


John (Joseph) ‘Mugsy’ McGraw 1873 - Baseball player, baseball commissioner, baseball manager


Irene Castle 1893 - Ballroom dancer


Walter Winchell 1897 - Vaudeville performer, journalist, radio commentator


Percy Faith 1908 - Orchestra leader, composer


Billie Holiday 1915 - Jazz singer


R. G. Armstrong 1917 - Actor


Ralph Flanagan 1919 - Pianist, arranger


Ravi Shankar 1920 - Musician, sitarist, was George Harrison's sitar teacher


Mongo (Ramon) Santamaria 1922 - Bandleader, composer, musician


James Garner (James Scott Bumgarner) 1928 - Actor ("Rockford Files", "Maverick")


Daniel Ellsberg 1931 - Author, known for releasing the Pentagon Papers to the New York Times


Cal Smith 1932 - Country singer


Wayne Rogers 1933 - Actor ("M*A*S*H")


Ian Richardson 1934 - Actor


Bobby Bare 1935 - Country singer, actor


Hodding Carter 1935 - Commentator


Gail Cogdill 1937 - Football player


Charlie Thomas 1937 - Singer (The Drifters)


Freddie Hubbard 1938 - Jazz musician


Spencer Dryden 1938 - Musician (Jefferson Airplane, New Riders of the Purple Sage & The Dinosaurs)


David Frost 1939 - TV host ("That Was the Week that Was")


Francis Ford Coppola 1939 - Director


Mick Abrahams 1943 - Musician (Blodwyn Pig, Jethro Tull)


Patricia Bennett 1947 - Singer (The Chiffons)


Carol Douglas 1948 - Singer


John Oates 1949 - Songwriter, singer (Hall and Oates)


Janis Ian (Janis Eddy Fink) 1951 - Singer


John Dittrich 1951 - Musician (Restless Heart, The Buffalo Club)


Bruce Gary 1952 - Musician (The Knack)


Jackie Chan 1954 - Actor ("Rush Hour", "Rush Hour 2")


Tony Dorsett 1954 - Football player


James "Buster" Douglas 1960 - Boxer


Russell Crowe 1964 - Actor ("A Beautiful Mind," "Gladiator")


Mark Kibble 1964 - Singer (Take 6)


Bill Bellamy 1965 - Actor


Dave "Yorkie" Palmer 1965 - Musician (Space)


Ronde Barber 1975 - Football player


Tiki Barber 1975 - Football player


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