April 22

Today's:

Birthdays


Queen Isabella I (Spain) 1451


Henry Fielding 1707 - Author ("The History of Tom Jones")


Immanuel Kant 1724 - Philosopher


Nikolai Lenin (Vladimir Ilyich Lenin) 1870 - Russian premier (1917-1924)


Nicola Sacco 1891 - Convicted of robbery and executed along with Bartolomeo Vanzetti after a controversial trial in Massachusetts.


Vladimir Nabokov 1899 - Russian novelist


J. Robert Oppenheimer 1904 - Physicist, designed and built the first atomic bomb


Eddie Albert (Edward Albert Heimberger) 1908 - Actor ("Green Acres")


Yehudi Menuhin 1916 - Violinist, played with New York Symphony Orchestra at age ten


Robert Wadlow Alton 1918 - At the time of his death on July 15, 1940 he was the tallest man in the world according to Guinness World Records. He was 8 ft 11.1 in.


Mickey (James Barton) Vernon 1918 - Baseball


Hal March (Mendelson) 1920 - Television emcee ("The $64,000 Question"), actor ("The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show")


Candid Camero 1921 - Musician


Charles Mingus 1922 - Musician


Richard Diebenkorn 1922 - Musician, singer, bandleader, composer


Aaron Spelling 1923 - Exectuive producer ("Fantasy Island", "Beverly Hills 90210")


Bettie Page 1923 - Model


George Cole 1925 - Actor ("Minder", "Flash Harry")


Charlotte Rae 1926 - Actress ("Facts of Life")


Estelle Harris 1932 - Actess ("Seinfeld")


Mark Damon (Alan Harris) 1933 - Actor ("The Fall of the House of Usher")


Glen Campbell 1936 - Singer, actor


Jack Nitzsche 1937 - Arranger, producer, songwriter


Jack Nicholson (John Joseph) 1937 - Actor ("The Shining", "Batman", "The Witches of Eastwicke", "A Few Good Men")


Deane Beman 1938 - Golfer


Jason Miller 1939 - Actor ("Toy Soldiers", "The Exorcist" series)


Mel CarterM 1943 - Singer, actor


Cleve Francis 1945 - Country singer


John Waters 1946 - Director


Larry Groce 1948 - Singer, songwriter


Spencer Haywood 1949 - Basketball player


Peter Frampton 1950 - Musician (Humble Pie)


Paul Carrack 1951 - Musician (Squeeze, Mike & the Mechanics)


Tom Lysiak 1953 - Hockey player


Joseph Bottoms 1954 - Actor ("Surfacing", "Inner Sanctum")


Ryan Stiles 1959 - Actor ("Whose Line is It Anyway")


Byron Allen 1961 - Comedian, television host, actor ("Real People")


Chris Makepeace 1964 - Actor ("My Bodyguard", "Captive Hearts")


Jeffrey Dean Morgan 1966 - Actor ("Grey's Anatomy")


Sheryl Lee 1967 - Actress ("Twin Peaks")


Sherri Shepherd 1967 - Talk show host, actress


Heath Wright 1967 - Musician (Ricochet)


Ingo Rademacher 1971 - Actor ("General Hospital")


Eric Mabius 1971 - Actor ("Ugly Betty")


Daniel Johns 1979 - Musician (Silverchair)


Amber Heard 1986 - Actress


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