Famous People Born in April 1937

  • Apr 2 Paul E Kanjorski, (Rep-D-PA, 1985- )
  • Apr 3 Sandra Spuzich, LPGA golfer, born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2015)
  • Apr 3 Simon Brown, British high court judge
  • Apr 3 William Gaunt, Leeds England, actor (Champions)
  • Apr 4 Ian St James, novelist (Balfour Conspiracy, Vengeance, Money Stones)
  • Apr 4 Hans van den Doel, Dutch politician and economist (PvdA)

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Apr 5 Colin Powell, American General and Assistant to the President (Nat Sec Affairs), born in The Bronx, New York

General and US Secretary of State Colin Powell
General and US Secretary of State
Colin Powell
  • Apr 5 Stuart May, senior partner (Theodore Goddard)
  • Apr 5 Allan R. Thieme, American inventor

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Apr 6 Billy Dee Williams, Harlem actor (Chiefs, Empire Strikes Back), born in NYC, New York

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Apr 6 Merle Haggard, country singer (Death Valley Days), born in Bakersfield, California (d. 2016)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard
  • Apr 6 Tom Veivers, cricketer (Australian off-spinner in the 60's)
  • Apr 7 Charlie Thomas, singer (Drifters), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Apr 8 Ronald Anthony "Tony" Clegg, property trader
  • Apr 8 Seymour Hersh, award winning investigative reporter (NY Times)
  • Apr 9 Barrington J[ohn] Bayley, UK, sci-fi author (Collision Course)
  • Apr 9 Valerie Singleton, British broadcaster
  • Apr 10 Stan Mellor, British racehorse trainer/jockey
  • Apr 10 Bella Akhmadulina, Russian poet
  • Apr 12 Igor Volk, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz T-12) and test pilot, born in Zmiiv, Ukraine (d. 2017)
  • Apr 12 Raymond Ceulemans, Belgian world champ billiards player
  • Apr 13 Edward Fox, English actor (The Day of the Jackal, Gandhi), born in Chelsea, London
  • Apr 13 Lanford Wilson, US playwright (Hot L Baltimore)
  • Apr 13 Peter M Harris, Official Solicitor (Supreme Court)
  • Apr 15 Earl Russell, historian
  • Apr 17 Brian Sedgemore, British MP
  • Apr 17 Daffy Duck, animated character
  • Apr 17 Eduard N Stepanov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Apr 17 Terry Dicks, British MP
  • Apr 17 Ferdinand Piëch, Austrian-German automotive engineer and executive
  • Apr 18 Robert Hooks, actor (Fast Walking, Aaron Loves Angela), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 18 Tatyana Shchelkanova, USSR, long jumper (Olympic bronze 1964)
  • Apr 18 Jan Kaplický, British architect of Czech origin
  • Apr 19 Elinor Donahue, actress (Father Knows Best, Get a Life), born in Tacoma, Washington

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Apr 19 Joseph Estrada, Filipino actor and 13th President of the Philippines, born in Tondo, Philippines

President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada
President of the Philippines
Joseph Estrada

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Apr 20 George Takei, actor (Sulu-Star Trek, Green Berets), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Apr 21 Charles Lee Herron, Ky, FBI most wanted fugitive (Jan 1 1986)
  • Apr 22 Bobbi Fiedler, (Rep-R-CA, 1981- )
  • Apr 22 David Summerscale, head master (Westminster School England)

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Apr 22 Jack Nicholson, American actor (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The Shining), born in Neptune City, New Jersey

  • Apr 22 Jack Nitzsche, composer/songwriter (An Officer & a Gentleman)
  • Apr 22 Kenneth Palmer, umpire and cricketer (1-190 in only Test for England)
  • Apr 23 Barry Shepherd, cricketer (Australian lefty bat early 60's)
  • Apr 23 Don Massengale, PGA golfer (1966 Bing Crosby Celebrity), born in Jackson, Texas
  • Apr 23 Victoria Glendinning, author (Edith Sitwell A Unicorn Among Lions)
  • Apr 24 Joe Henderson, American jazz saxophonist (d. 2001)
  • Apr 25 Bo Brundin, actress (Rhinemann Exchange), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Apr 25 Thomas Faber, publisher
  • Apr 26 Robert Boozer, basketball player (Olympic gold 1960), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2012)
  • Apr 27 Phil Jones, newsman (CBS)
  • Apr 27 Sandy Dennis, American actress (d. 1992)

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Apr 28 Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq (1979-2003), born in Al-Awja, Iraq (d. 2006)

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein
  • Apr 29 Jill Paton Walsh, English writer