Famous Birthdays for April 1940

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Birthdays 1 - 60 of 60

1st - Wangari Maathai, Kenyan environmentalist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
2nd - Penelope Keith, British actress (Norman Conquests, Priest of Love)
2nd - Peter Haining, writer/editor (Anatomy of Witchcraft)
3rd - Lino Brocka, San Jose Philippines, director (Macho Dancer, Jaguar)
3rd - R S Burman, CEO (Association of British Chambers of Commerce)
4th - Bijan, Iran, mens apparel designer (Beverly Hills, London), born in NYC, New York
4th - Robby Mueller, cinematographer (Breaking the Waves, Dead Man, Korczak)
4th - Vladimir Timofeyevich Isakov, Russia, cosmonaut
4th - Richard Attwood, British racing driver
4th - Sharon Sheeley, American songwriter
5th - Aliza Kashi, Israel, actress/singer (Merv Griffin regular)
6th - Anne Campbell, MP
6th - Homero Aridjis, Mexican poet (La Tumba de Filidor)
6th - Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Mexican actor
7th - Jan Wilhelm Morthenson, composer
7th - Patricia Paay, Dutch singer (You are not hip)
8th - John Havlicek, Martin's Ferry Ohio, NBA hall-of-famer (Boston Celtics)
9th - Jimmy [James] Roberts, NHL defenceman (1st Blues draft pick), born in Toronto (d. 2015)
9th - Vasily Dmiotriyevich Shcheglov, Russian cosmonaut
10th - Gloria Hunniford, British broadcaster/actress (Old Curiosity Shop)
12th - Herbie Hancock, pianist (I Thought it Was You), born in Chicago, Illinois
12th - John Hagee, American pastor and televangelist
13th - Lester Chambers, Ms, vocalist (Chamber Brothers-Time Has Come Today)
13th - Mike Beuttler, British racing driver (d. 1988)
13th - Jim McNab, Scottish footballer (d. 2006)
14th - Patricia Bruder, American actress (Ellen-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
15th - Edy Hubacher, Switzerland, 4-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1972)
15th - Jeffrey Archer, England, (Tory-Commons)/author (Matter of Honor)
15th - Robert Walker Jr, actor (Ceremony, Ms Don Juan, Ensign Pulver), born in NYC, New York
15th - Woodie Fryman, American baseball player
15th - Robert Lacroix, French Canadian professor of economics
16th - David Holford, cricketer (cousin of G S Sobers WI leg-spin all-rounder)
16th - Lord Camoys, deputy CEO (Barclays de Zoete Wedd)
16th - Margrethe II, Queen of Denmark (1972- )
16th - Paul Cox, actor (Exile, Golden Braid, Touch Me)
16th - Stephen Lawrence Pruslin, composer
16th - Benoît Bouchard, French-Canadian politician
17th - Anja Silja, German soprano
18th - Ed Garvey, American labor leader (NFL Players Association), born in Burlington, Wisconsin
18th - Ira von Furstenberg, [Virginia Caroline] Rome Italy, Princess (Monaco)
18th - Joseph L Goldstein, Sumter SC, physician (Nobel-1985)
18th - Skip Stephenson, comedian (Real People), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1992)
19th - Algy Cluff, CEO (Spectator, Cluff Resources)
19th - Genya Ravan, American vocalist (Goldie & the Gingerbreads, Ten Wheel Drive)
Actor George TakeiActor George Takei (20th) 20th - George Takei, actor (Sulu-Star Trek, Green Berets), born in Los Angeles, California
20th - James Gammon, Newman Ill, actor (Cool Hand Luke, Nick-Nash Bridges)
20th - Jan Cremer, Dutch writer/sculptor (I, John Cremer)
20th - Pilar Miro, director (Wether, Beltenebros)
21st - Souleymane Cisse, director (Waati, Yeelen, Finye, Baara)
22nd - Peter Goldstein, joint founder (Superdrug)
23rd - Richard Monaco, US, sci-fi author (Grail War, Final Quest)
23rd - Michael Copps, American Federal Government official
24th - David Larter, cricketer (two-metre tall England pace bowler)
24th - Sue Grafton, American author
25th - Al Pacino, actor (And Justice For All, The Godfather, Scorpio), born in NYC, New York
Actor Al PacinoActor Al Pacino (25th) 25th - Marian Norrie
25th - O B McClinton, [Burnett], country singer (Keep your arms around me)
26th - Giorgio Moroder, composer (Let it Ride, Cat People, Top Gun)
29th - Brian Taber, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian between Grout & Marsh)
30th - Burt Young, actor (Convoy, Rocky), born in NYC, New York

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