April 12

Today's:

Birthdays


Henry Clay 1777 - "The Great Pacificator", U.S. Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams, three time unsuccessful candidate for president of United States. Quote: "I would rather be right than president."


Lily (Alice) Pons 1895 - Singer, actress


Sally Rand 1903


Russ Garcia 1916 - Musician, composer, orchestra leader


Billy Vaughn (William Richard "Billy" Vaughn) 1919 - Musician, musical director, orchestra leader, baritone singer (The Hilltoppers)


Ann Miller (Lucille Ann Collier) 1923 - Actress ("Sugar Babies", "Hit the Deck"), dancer


Ned Miller 1925 - Country singer


Jane Withers 1926 - Actress ("Bright Eyes")


Tiny Tim (Herbert Khaury) 1930 - Ukulele playing, falsetto singer ("Tiptoe Through the Tulips")


Montserrat Caballe 1933 - Opera singer


Charlie (Charles Richard) Lau 1933 - Baseball player


Judy Lynn 1936 - Country singer, entertainer ("The Judy Lynn Show"), U.S. Champion Yodeler


Charles Napier 1936 - Actor


Herbie Hancock 1940 - Jazz/fusion musician, composer


Woody (Woodrow Thompson) Fryman 1940 - Baseball pitcher


Frank Bank 1942 - Actor ("Leave it to Beaver")


Terry (Walter) Harmon 1944 - Baseball player


John Kay 1944 - Musician (Steppenwolf)


Ed O'Neill 1946 - Actor ("Married....with Children", "Wayne’s World")


Tom Clancy 1947 - Author


Dan Lauria 1947 - Actor ("The Wonder Years", "Stakeout")


David Letterman 1947 - TV host, comedian ("Late Night With David Letterman")


Scott Turow 1949 - Author ("Presumed Innocent", "The Burden of Proof")


David Cassidy 1950 - Singer, actor ("The Partridge Family")


Reuben Gant 1952 - Football player


Pat Travers 1954 - Singer


Andy Garcia 1956 - Actor ("When a Man Loves a Woman", "The Untouchables")


Herbert Grönemeyer 1956


Alex Briley 1956 - Singer (The Village People)


Vince Gill 1957 - Musician, singer (Bluegrass Alliance, Sundance, The Cherry Bombs, Pure Prairie League)


Suzzanne Douglas 1957 - Actress


Will Sergeant 1958 - Musician (Echo & the Bunnymen, Elektrafixion)


Art Alexakis 1962 - Musician (Everclear)


Deryl Dodd 1964 - Country singer


Amy Ray 1964 - Singer, musician (Indigo Girls)


Nicholas Hexum 1970 - Musician (311)


Shannen Doherty 1971 - Actress ("Beverly Hills 90210", "Little House on the Prairie")


Nicholas Brendon 1971 - Actress ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer")


Guy Berryman 1978 - Musician (Coldplay), Coldplay Merchandise


Claire Danes 1979 - Actress ("Little Women", "Law & Order")


Jennifer Morrison 1979 - Actress ("House M.D.")


Jelena Dokic 1983 - Tennis player


Brendon Urie 1987 - Musician ("Panic at the Disco")


Saoirse Ronan 1994 - Actress ("Atonement," "The 16 Lovely Bones")
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