Famous Birthdays on 6th April

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1483 Raphael Sanzio, Urbino, Italy, Italian painter/master builder (Madonna Sistina and School of Athens) (birthday in the Julian calendar)

Italian painter and architect Raphael
Italian painter and architect
Raphael
  • 1613 Stjepan Gradić, Croatian philosopher and scientist (d. 1683)
  • 1631 Vincenzo De Grandis, composer
  • 1632 Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1649)
  • 1651 André Dacier, French classical scholar (d. 1722)
  • 1660 Johann Kuhnau, composer
  • 1664 Arvid Horn, Swedish statesman (d. 1742)
  • 1671 Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French playwright/poet (Sacred Odes & Songs)
  • 1672 Andre Cardinal Destouches, composer
  • 1708 George Reuter, composer
  • 1752 Johann Friedrich Kranz, composer
  • 1757 Alessandro Rolla, composer
  • 1773 James Mill, Scotland, philosopher/historian (Hist of British India)
  • 1778 Joseph Funk, composer
  • 1810 Philip Gosse, intentor of institutional aquarium, writer (Omphalos)
  • 1812 Aaron Bernstein, writer
  • 1812 Gavril Yakimovich Lomakin, composer
  • 1812 Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (d. 1870)
  • 1815 Friedrich Robert Volkmann, composer
  • 1818 Francis Henry Brown, composer
  • 1818 Aasmund Olavsson Vinje, Norwegian poet (d. 1870)
  • 1819 Johann A H Scheler, Belgian librarian
  • 1823 Joseph Medill, St John NB Canada, newspaper editor (Chicago Tribune)
  • 1826 Gustave Moreau, French painter
  • 1828 Charles William Field, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1892)
  • 1830 James Augustine Healy, Macon Ga, 1st African American Roman Catholic bishop
  • 1833 Johan H C Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskrit, Old Javan)
  • 1835 Jose Marraco y Ferrer, composer
  • 1841 Karl Binding, German jurist (d. 1920)
  • 1844 Joseph Ludwig, composer
  • 1849 John William Waterhouse, British painter (d. 1917)
  • 1851 Guillaume Bigourdan, French astronomer (d. 1932)
  • 1860 René Lalique, French jewel designer
  • 1866 Joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities)
  • 1869 Louis Raemakers, Dutch draftsman/painter
  • 1871 Alexander, grandson of England's Queen Victoria
  • 1878 Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, composer
  • 1878 Erich Mühsam, German author (d. 1934)
  • 1883 Mien Labberton, Dutch poetress
  • 1884 Walter Huston, Tor, actor (Maltese Falcon, Treasure of Sierra Madre)
  • 1885 Carlos Leon Salzedo, composer
  • 1886 Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII, The Last Nizam of Hyderabad state (d. 1967)
  • 1888 Daniel Andersson, Swedish poet/writer (Svarta Ballader)
  • 1889 Barry Macollum, Northern Ireland
  • 1889 Gabriela Mistral, writer
  • 1890 Andre L Danjon, French astronomer
  • 1890 Anthony Fokker, Dutch aviation pioneer and an aircraft manufacturer (Eindecker monoplanes, Fokker Triplane)
  • 1892 Donald Wills Douglas, US, aircraft pioneer (McConnell Douglas)
  • 1892 Lowell Thomas, Woodington Ohio, newscaster (High Adventure)
  • 1892 Mateusz Glinski, composer
  • 1894 Gertrude Baines, American Supercentarian
  • 1896 Juan Tomas Perez, composer
  • 1898 Bobby Gilbert, PA
  • 1900 Andres Sas, composer
  • 1900 Leo Robin, US writer (Thanks For the Memory)
  • 1901 Willem Pelemans, Flemish composer/music reviewer
  • 1901 Pier Giorgio Frassati, Italian Catholic (d. 1925)
  • 1902 Gertrude Short, Cincinnati OH, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus)
  • 1902 Veniamin Kaverin, Russian writer (d. 1989)
  • 1903 Harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer
  • 1903 Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher (.320 avg)
  • 1904 Kurt G Kiesinger, German chancellor (Wherever They May Be)
  • 1906 John Betjeman, English Poet Laureate 1972-1984 (Mount Zion)
  • 1908 Vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer
  • 1909 Hermann Lang, German race car driver (d. 1987)
  • 1909 William M. Branham, American evangelist (d. 1965)
  • 1910 Desmond Dreyer, British admiral
  • 1911 Phyllis Margaret Duncan Tate, composer
  • 1912 Endre Szekely, composer
  • 1912 Wilhelmus H L "Willem" Tollenaar, actor/director (Don Carlos)
  • 1917 Julian Faber, CEO (Willis Faber)
  • 1917 Shakey, [Walter Horton], Miss, harmonicist (Everybody's Fishin')
  • 1917 Leonora Carrington, Clayton-le-Woods UK, British-Mexican Surrealist artist
  • 1918 Joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham)
  • 1918 Karen Verne, actress (Madame X), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1918 Alfredo Ovando Candía, Bolivian president (d. 1982)
  • 1919 Paula Kelly, Grove City, Pennsylvania, American big band singer
  • 1920 Bernard Carter, British painter/etcher
  • 1921 Andrew Welsh Imbrie, composer
  • 1921 Franta Belsky, British sculptor
  • 1921 Lord Moore of Wolvercote [Philip Brian Cecil Moore], Private Secretary to the Sovereign (UK)
  • 1925 Arthur D Larsen, tennis champ (US Open-1950)
  • 1925 John Knox, British supreme court justice
  • 1925 Marcus Worsley, Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, (d. 2012)
  • 1926 Ian Paisley, North Ireland, clergyman/MP
  • 1926 Gil Kane, Latvian-born cartoonist (d. 2000)
  • 1927 David Ingram, Vice-Chancellor (University of Kent at Canterbury)
  • 1927 Gerry Mulligan, British saxophonist/orchestra leader (Jazz on a Summer Day)

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1928 James Watson, American chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA)

Molecular biologist James Watson
Molecular biologist
James Watson
  • 1928 Joi Lansing, Salt Lake City Utah, actress (Bob Cummings Show)
  • 1929 Andre Previn, conductor (London Symphony)/pianist, born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1929 Arthur S Taylor Jr, US drummer/band leader (Taylor's Wailers)
  • 1929 Edison Vasalievich Denisov, composer
  • 1929 Li Yuan-chia, artist
  • 1929 Willis Hall, British writer
  • 1931 Ivan Dixon, actor (Car Wash, Hogan's Heroes), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931 Joan Carlyle, British soprano
  • 1933 Dudley Sutton, British actor (Leather Boys, Brimstone & Treacle)
  • 1933 Roy Goode, British lawyer
  • 1933 Eduardo Malapit, American Democratic politician (d. 2007)
  • 1934 Antonius Geesink, Holland, judo (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1934 Reijo Jyrkiainen, composer
  • 1935 James Graham, 8th Duke of Montrose, Southern Rhodesia-born hereditary peer of the Peerage of Scotland
  • 1935 John Pepper Clark, Nigeria, writer (Horn, Song of a Goat)
  • 1936 Manfred Schoof, composer

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1937 Billy Dee Williams, Harlem actor (Chiefs, Empire Strikes Back), born in NYC, New York

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1937 Merle Haggard, Bakersfield California, country singer (Death Valley Days)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard
  • 1937 Tom Veivers, cricketer (Australian off-spinner in the 60's)
  • 1938 Paul Daniels, British magician
  • 1938 Roy Thinnes, actor (Invaders, Falcon Crest, Gen Hospital), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1939 André Ouellet, French Canadian politician
  • 1940 Anne Campbell, MP
  • 1940 Homero Aridjis, Mexican poet (La Tumba de Filidor)
  • 1940 Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Mexican actor
  • 1941 Hans W Geissendorfer, Augsburg Germany, director (Sternsteinhof)
  • 1941 Gheorghe Zamfir, Romanian musician
  • 1942 Barry Levinson, director (Rainman), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1942 Phil Austin, comedian (Firesign Theater)
  • 1943 Harry Conroy, trade unionist
  • 1943 Joaquin Agostinho, Portuguese cyclist
  • 1943 Roger Cook, investigative journalist/broadcaster
  • 1943 Susan Tolsky, actress (Madame's Place, Here Comes the Brides), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1944 Felicity Palmer, British mezzo-soprano
  • 1944 John Stax, rocker (Pretty Things-Don't Bring Me Down)
  • 1945 Rodney Bickerstaffe, trade unionist
  • 1945 Neal Boortz, American talk radio personality
  • 1946 Paul Beresford, MP
  • 1947 Jan Kees Wiebenga, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 1947 John Ratzenberger, Bridgeport Ct, actor (Cliff Clavin-Cheers)
  • 1947 Tony Cooner, Essex, drummer (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
  • 1948 Patrika Darbo, American actress
  • 1949 Jane Actman, actress (Barbara-Paul Lynde Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949 Mary Maples Dunn, college president (Smith College)
  • 1950 Dennis E Eckart, (Rep-D-OH, 1981- )
  • 1951 Ralph Cooper, Australia, drummer (Air Supply-All Out of Love)
  • 1951 Bert Blyleven, Dutch-born baseball player
  • 1952 Judith McConnell, actress (Sophia Capwell-Santa Barbara)
  • 1952 Marilu Henner, actress (Taxi, Man Who Loved Women, Eve Shade), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952 Udo Dirkshneider, heavy metal rocker (Accept-Balls to the Wall, Udo)
  • 1953 Janet Lynn, ice skater (Olympics-bronze-1972)
  • 1953 Christopher Franke, German musician and composer
  • 1954 Judi Bowker, Shawford England, actress (Clash of the Titans)
  • 1955 Keith Hunter Jesperson, Canadian-born serial killer
  • 1955 Michael Rooker, American actor
  • 1956 Dilip Vengsarkar, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1976-92)
  • 1956 Mudassar Nazar, cricketer (son of Nazar Mohammad Pakistani bat)
  • 1957 Maurizio Damilano, Italian speed walker (30K World Record)
  • 1957 Paolo Nespoli, Italian astronaut
  • 1959 Dianne Brill, Tampa, fashion designer/party girl (Queen of the Night)
  • 1960 Warren Haynes, Asheville, North Carolina, rock and blues guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band)
  • 1961 Mike Schuchart, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Tour Championship), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1961 Rory Bremner, impressionist
  • 1962 Stan Cullimore, bassist (Housemartins-Happy Hour, Over There)
  • 1963 Lorenzo Lynch, NFL safety (Az Cardinals, Oakland Raiders)
  • 1964 Bill Brooks, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1964 Johnny Dee, heavy metal drummer (Britny Fox-Boys in Heat, King Kobra)
  • 1964 Phil Gayle, English news presenter
  • 1965 Gerald Diduck, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
  • 1965 Rica Reinisch, German DR, 100m/200m backstroke (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1965 Virginia Lee, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1965 Lieve Slegers, Belgian athlete
  • 1966 Kymberly Paige, Newport Beach Ca, playmate (May, 1987)
  • 1966 Young Man Kang, South Korean film director
  • 1967 Derrick Fenner, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1968 Chris Anderson, Australian high jumper (Olympics-96)
  • 1968 Vanessa Lann, American composer
  • 1969 Andy Harmon, NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1969 Ari Meyers, San Juan PR, actress (Emma McArdle-Kate & Allie)
  • 1969 Bret Boone, El Cajon CA, infielder (Cin Reds)
  • 1969 Brian Williams, NBA center/forward (Detroit Pistons, LA Clippers)
  • 1969 Jack Canfora, American playwright

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1969 Paul Rudd, Passaic, New Jersey, American actor (Clueless, The 40-Year-Old Virgin)

Actor Paul Rudd
Actor
Paul Rudd
  • 1970 Olaf Kolzig, Johannesbourg Saf, NHL goalie (Washington Capitals)
  • 1970 Oliver Miller, NBA forward/center (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1970 Huang Xiaomin, Chinese swimmer
  • 1971 Anthony Redmon, guard (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1971 Tamara Henry, Miss USA-Arkansas (1997)
  • 1971 Tom Sorensen, Racine Wisc, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)
  • 1971 Vivian Y Herding, Albuquerque NM, Miss America-NM (1996)
  • 1971 Lou Merloni, American baseball player
  • 1972 Dickey Simpkins, NBA forward (SF Warriors, Chicago Bulls)
  • 1972 Donald Blair, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 1972 Hurvin McCormack, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1972 Jason Hervey, actor (Wayne Arnold-Wonder Years)
  • 1973 Donnie Edwards, linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • 1973 Randall Godfrey, linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1973 Rie Miyazawa, Japanese actress/singer
  • 1973 Sun Wen, Chinese footballer
  • 1973 Gina Yashere, English comedian
  • 1974 Robert Kovač, Croatian footballer
  • 1975 Dannon Phillip Pampolina, rapper/drummer (Party)

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1975 Zach Braff, South Orange, New Jersey, American actor (Dr. John Dorian-Scrubs)

Actor Zach Braff
Actor
Zach Braff
  • 1976 Candace H Cameron Bure, actress (DJ Tanner-Full House)
  • 1976 Simon Coombes, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1976 Georg Hólm, Icelandic musician
  • 1977 Andy Phillips, American Baseball Player
  • 1978 Tim Hasselbeck, American football player
  • 1978 Myleene Klass, British singer
  • 1978 Martin Mendez, Uruguayan-born Bassist (Opeth)
  • 1978 Blaine Neal, American baseball player