April 15

Today's:

Birthdays


Leonardo da Vinci 1452 - Artist ("Mona Lisa," "The Last Supper")


Charles Peale 1741 - Artist, portrait painter, primarily created works of colonial and American Revolutionary War figures


Henry James 1843 - Author ("The Turn of the Screw," "The Portrait of a Lady")


Thomas Benton 1889 - Artist


Cornelia "Corrie" ten Boom - Watchmaker, author ("The Hiding Place")


Bessie Smith 1894 - Blues singer


Nikita Khrushchev 1894 - U.S.S.R. premier


Hans Conried 1917 - Actor ("Bus Stop," "Oh! God: Book 2")


Jim Timmens 1920 - Composer, jazz musician, musical director


Michael Ansara 1922


Herb Pomeroy 1930 - Musician, bandleader


Roy Clark 1933 - Country musician, singer


Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery 1933 - Actress ("Bewitched")


Bob Luman 1937 - Singer


Claudia Cardinale 1939 - Actress ("The Pink Panther")


Reginald Smith (Marty Wilde) 1939 - Singer, father of singer Kim Wilde


Willie (William Henry) Davis 1940 - Baseball player


Clarence Satchell 1940 - Musician (The Ohio Players)


Woody (Woodrow Thompson) Fryman 1940 - Baseball player


Walt Hazzard 1942 - Basketball player


Julie Sommars 1942 - Actress ("Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo")


Dave Edmunds 1944 - Musician (Rockpile)


Ted Sizemore 1945 - Baseball player


Amy Wright 1950 - Actress ("The Deer Hunter," "The Scarlet Letter")


Dick (Richard Louis) Sharon 1950 - Baseball player


Michael Tucci 1950


Heloise (Ponce Kiah Marchelle Heloise Cruse Evans) 1951 - Newspaper columnist (Hints from Heloise), daughter of original Heloise


Evelyn Ashford 1957 - Track athlete, 4-time Olympic gold medalist


Emma Thompson 1959 - Actress


Samantha Fox 1966 - Singer


Graeme Clark 1966 - Musician (Wet Wet Wet)


Ed O'Brien 1968 - Musician (Radiohead)


Seth Rogan 1982 - Actor, writer ("Knocked Up," "Superbad")


Emma Watson 1990 - Actress ("Harry Potter" movie series)


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