Famous People Born in April 1934

  • 1st Jim Ed Brown, American country music singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Sparkman, Arkansas
  • 1st Don Hastings, American actor (Capt Video, Bob-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1st Rod Kanehl, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • 1st Vladimir Posner, Russian/French/American journalist who represented and explained the views of the Soviet Union during the Cold War, born in Paris
  • 2nd Brian Glover, actor (McGuffin)
  • 2nd Christopher France, British permanent secretary (Dept of Health)
  • 2nd Diane Cilento, Rabaul
  • 2nd Peter Middleton, British permanent secretary (Treasury)
  • 2nd Paul Joseph Cohen, American mathematician (d. 2007)
  • 3rd David Jones, British reverend/headmaster (Bryanston School)
  • 3rd Jane Goodall, ethologist (studied African chimps), born in London, England
  • 3rd Jim Parker, NFL guard, tackle (Baltimore Colts)
  • 3rd John Lelliott, English contractor/multi-millionaire
  • 4th Dorothy Lousie Grenfell Williams, broadcaster
  • 5th Stanley Turrentine, jazz saxophonist (Wonderland)
  • 5th Tina Maria Stone, runner (1 year distance record of 15,472 miles)
  • 5th Roman Herzog, German politician
  • 6th Antonius Geesink, Holland, judo (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 6th Reijo Jyrkiainen, composer
  • 7th Ian Richards, actor (Montgomery-Ike), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 7th Swami Shantananda, Hindu Saint, Philosopher, Disciple of Swami Sivananda, Founder of Temple of Fine Arts
  • 7th Ian Richardson, Scottish actor (d. 2007)
  • 7th Victor Feldman, jazz musician (drums and piano), born in London UK (d. 1987)
  • 8th Kisho Kurokawa, Japanese architect (d. 2007)
  • 9th Bill Birch, New Zealand politician
  • 10th David Halberstam, intl correspondent (NY Times/Pulitzer 1964)
  • 10th Zsolt Durko, composer
  • 11th Dame Anne Poole, chief nursing officer (Dept of Health)
  • 11th Mark Strand, American poet/editor/translator (Another Republic)
  • 11th Richard A Garland, artist/photographer
  • 12th Heinz Schneiter, Swiss footballer
  • 13th Horace Kay, US singer (Tams-You Lied to Your Daddy)
  • 13th Siegfried Matthus, composer
  • 14th Bruce Pairaudeau, cricketer (WI opening bat in 13 Tests, 115 on debut)
  • 14th Fredric Jameson, American philosopher, cultural theorist
  • 16th Brian Peppiatt, joint CEO (SG Warburg Securities)
  • 16th Geoffrey Owen, British editor (Financial Times)
  • 16th Richard Kenshaw, British broadcaster
  • 16th Robert Stigwood, producer (Saturday Night Fever, Grease), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 2016)
  • 17th Don Kirshner, rock & roll producer (invented bubblegum music)
  • 18th Jaap Scherpenhuizen, Groningen, Netherlands, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 18th James Drury, actor (Virginian), born in NYC, New York
  • 18th Jan Klusak, composer
  • 18th Mark Kingston, actor (Intimate Contact)
  • 18th George Shirley, American tenor
  • 19th Dickie Goodman, parody singer (Flying Saucer)
  • 19th Jan Helge Guttorm Bark, composer
  • 19th John Roch, high court judge
  • 20th Lindsay Oliver John Boynton, furniture historian
  • 21st Martin Horton, cricketer, England off-spin all rounder, 2 Tests 1959)
  • 22nd David Ratford, diplomat
  • 22nd John K Barlow, English rubberplanter/financier/multi-millionaire
  • 22nd Nico Ladenis, British restauranteur (Nico at 90)/=
  • 22nd Edward Portman, 9th Viscount Portman, British landowner and multimillionaire (d. 1999)
  • 24th John Barbour, TV host (Real People), born in Toronto, Ontario

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24th Shirley MacLaine, actress/mystic (Irma la Douce), born in Richmond, Virginia

  • 25th David de Peyer, cancer research campaigner
  • 25th Denny "Scott" Miller, American actor (Wagon Train), born in Bloomington Ind, (d. 2014)
  • 25th Peter McParland, Northern Irish footballer
  • 26th J Micheal McCloskey, environmentalist/chairman (Sierra Club)
  • 28th Lois Duncan, American young adult novelist (I Know What You Did Last Summer), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • 29th Pedro Pires, premier (Cape Verde, 1975-91)
  • 29th Luis Aparicio, Venezuelan baseball player
  • 29th Otis Rush, American musician
  • 30th Jerry Lordan, English composer and singer (d. 1995)