April 23

Today's:

Birthdays


William Shakespeare 1564 - Poet, playwright ("Julius Caesar," "Romeo and Juliet," "MacBeth"), believed to have been born on April 23 based on his baptism on April 26, 1564


James Buchanan 1791 - 15th U.S. President, nickname: Old Buck
- More information here - Today in U.S. President History


Serbei Prokofiev 1891 - Pianist, composer ("Peter and the Wolf")


(Charles Burnham) Bud Wilkinson 1916 - Football player


Janet Blair (Martha Jane Lafferty) 1921 - Actress ("My Sister Eileen," "The Fabulous Dorseys")


Shirley (Jane) Temple Black 1928 - Child actress ("Little Miss Marker," "Heidi," "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm")


Alan Oppenheimer 1930 - Actor ("Murphy Brown," "The Six Million Dollar Man," "The Bionic Woman")


Halston (Roy Frowick) 1932 - Fashion designer, created the pillbox hat that was worn by Jackie Kennedy at President Kennedy's inauguration


Roy Orbison 1936 - Singer (Traveling Wilburys)


Don Massengale 1937 - Golfer


Ray Peterson 1939 - Singer


David Birney 1939 - Actor ("Oh, God! Book 2," "St. Elsewhere")


Lee Majors (Harvey Lee Yeary II) 1940 - Actor ("The Six Million Dollar Man," "Big Valley," "The Bionic Woman")


Sandra Dee (Alexandra Zuck) 1942 - Actress ("Gidget")


Hervé Villechaize 1943 - Actor ("Fantasy Island")


Steve Clark (Stephen Maynard Clark) 1943 - Musician (Def Leppard)


Tony Esposito 1944 - Hockey player


Marty Fleckman 1944 - Golfer


Bernadette Devlin (McAliskey) 1948 - Irish civil rights leader


Blair Brown 1948 - Actress


Joyce DeWitt 1949 - Actress ("Three's Company)


Paul Brickman 1949 - Director, writer


Narada Michael Walden 1952 - Musician (Mahavishnu Orchestra, Weather Report), record producer, songwriter


James Russo 1953 - Actor


Michael Moore 1954 - Director


Judy Davis 1955 - Actress


Jan Hooks 1957 - Actress ("Designing Women," "Saturday Night Live," "Batman Returns")


Craig Sheffer 1960 - Actor


Valerie Bertinelli 1960 - Actress ("One Day at a Time")


Steve Clark 1960 - Musician (Def Leppard)


George Lopez 1961 - Actor


Gen 1964 - Musician (Jesus Jones)


Melina Kanakaredes 1967 - Actress ("Providence," "Guiding Light," "CSI: New York")


Tim Womack 1968 - Musician (Sons of the Desert)


Stan Frazier 1968 - Musician (Sugar Ray)


Scott Bairstow 1970 - Actor


Andruw Jones 1977 - Baseball player


Kal Penn 1977 - Actor ("House M.D.")


Daniela Hantuchova 1983 - Tennis player


Rachel Skarsten 1985 - Actress


Camryn Walling 1990 - Actor ("The Agency")


Dev Patel 1977 - Actor ("Slumdog Millionaire")


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