Famous People Born in April 1947

  • 1st David Eisenhower, grandson of Pres Dwight, married Julie Nixon
  • 1st Alain Connes, French mathematician
  • 1st M, English singer
  • 1st Norm Van Lier, American basketball player
  • 2nd Camille Paglia, Endicott NY, author and social critic
  • 2nd Emmylou Harris, Birmingham Alabama, country singer (Together Again)
  • 4th Salvatore Sciarrino, composer
  • 4th Ray Fosse, American baseball player and broadcaster
  • 4th Wiranto, Indonesian general

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5th Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, President of the Philippines (2001-2010), born in San Juan

14th President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
14th President of the Philippines
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
  • 6th Jan Kees Wiebenga, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 6th John Ratzenberger, Bridgeport Ct, actor (Cliff Clavin-Cheers)
  • 6th Tony Cooner, Essex, drummer (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
  • 7th Patricia Bennett, US singer (He's So Fine)
  • 7th Eliseo Soriano, Philippine evangelist
  • 7th Florian Schneider, German musician (Kraftwerk)
  • 7th Charles 'skip' Pitts, soul and blues guitarist (Shaft), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2012)
  • 8th Cindy Pickett, Norman Oklahoma, actress (Guiding Light, St Elsewhere)
  • 8th Hsiao-hsien Hou, dir (Cheerful Wind, City of Sadness, Puppetmaster)
  • 8th Steve Howe, rock guitarist (Asia, Yes-Roundabout), born in London, England
  • 8th Tom DeLay, Laredo, Texas, American politician (Rep-R-Texas, 1985-2006)
  • 8th Robert Kiyosaki, American investor
  • 10th Bunny Wailer, Kingston, Jamaica, vocalist/percussionist (The Wailers with Bob Marley)
  • 10th Karl Russell, rocker
  • 11th Michael Hindley, British MEP
  • 11th Michael Wright, Vice-Chancello, (Aston University)
  • 11th Peter Riegert, actor (Animal House, Crossing Delancey), born in NYC, New York
  • 11th Uli Edel, Neuenburg am Rhein, South Baden, German film director
  • 11th Meshach Taylor, American actor, born in Altadena, CA, (d. 2014)
  • 11th Lev Bulat, Russian physicist
  • 12th Dan Lauria, actor (Jack Arnold-Wonder Years) (1947 approx)

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12th David Letterman, comedian (Late Night), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • 12th Tom Clancy, Baltmore Maryland, American author
  • 12th Antonin Kratochvil photographer
  • 13th Thanos Mikroutsikos, Greek composer & former minister
  • 14th Bob Massie, cricketer (Aust swing bowler, 16 wkts on debut v Eng 1972)
  • 15th Bojoura, [Raina GB van Melzen], Dutch singer/wife of Hans Cleuver
  • 15th DeDe Lind, playmate (Aug, 1967), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 15th Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, TV producer (Designing Women, Murphy Brown)
  • 15th Michael DeBello, singer (Maniac)
  • 15th Mike Chapman, Australian songwriter/producer (Chinn & Chapman)
  • 15th Wooly Wolstenholme, keyboardist/vocalist (Barclay James Harvest)
  • 15th Cristina Husmark Pehrsson, Swedish politician
  • 16th Gerry Rafferty, Paisley Scotland, guitarist/vocalist (Baker Street)

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16th Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, [Lew Alcindor], NBA center (Mil Bucks, LA Lakers), born in NYC, New York

  • 17th Linda Martin, Irish singer
  • 17th Tsutomu Wakamatsu, Japanese baseball player
  • 18th David Gee, director (Friends of the Earth)
  • 18th Dorothy Lyman, Minneapolis Mn, (All my Children, Naomi-Mama's Family)

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18th James Woods, Warwick RI, actor (Salvador, Against All Odds)

  • 18th Lori Martin, Glendale California, actress (Velvet-National Velvet)
  • 18th Kathy Acker, American author (d. 1997)
  • 18th Herbert Mullin, American serial killer
  • 19th Frits Castricum, journalist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 19th Murray Perahia, pianist (Avery Fischer Prize-1975, Grammy 1988), born in NYC, New York
  • 19th Wilf Stevenson, director (British Film Institute)
  • 20th David Leland, Cambridge England, actor/director (Nothing But Trouble)
  • 20th Björn Skifs, Swedish singer (Blue Swede)
  • 20th Andrew Tobias, American journalist and author
  • 21st Alan Warner, rocker (Foundations)

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21st Iggy Pop, [James Osterberg], Mich, rocker (Zombie Birdhouse)

Rocker Iggy Pop
Iggy Pop
  • 21st John Weider, bassist (Family-Family Entertainment)
  • 22nd Barry Guy, composer
  • 23rd Bernadette Devlin McAliskey, Ireland, political activist [or 1940]
  • 23rd Saskia, [Trudy van den Berg], singer (S & Serge, Spinning Wheel)
  • 23rd Glenn Cornick, English rock bassist (Jethro Tull-Thick as a Brick), born in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, (d. 2014)
  • 24th Hubert Ann Kelly, US singer (Hues Corporation/Rock the boat)
  • 24th Josep Borrell Fontelles, Former President of the European Parliament
  • 24th Roger D. Kornberg, American chemist, Nobel-prized
  • 25th Bill Fontana, composer
  • 25th Jeffrey DeMunn, actor (Blaze, Frances, Windy City), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 25th Johan Cruyff, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Dutch soccer player/coach (Ajax/Barcelona)
  • 26th Donna Elizabeth De Varona, Greenwich Ct, swimmer (Olympic-2 gold-64)
  • 26th Gervase Frank Ashworth Jackson-Stops, architectural adviser
  • 26th Warren Clarke, English actor (Clockwork Orange), born in Oldham, Lancashire, (d. 2014)
  • 27th Ann Peebles, Missouri, singer (I Can't Stand the Rain)
  • 27th Herbie Murrell, US soul singer (Stylistics-You are My Everything)
  • 27th Pete Ham, Swansea Wales, rock vocalist (Badfinger-Come & Get It)
  • 27th Peter Gena, composer
  • 27th George Kenneth Butterfield, American politician
  • 28th Steve Khan, jazz musician (Christmas Waltz), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 29th Jim Ryun, US, 1500m runner/broke 4 minute mile (Olympic-silver-1968)
  • 29th John Laurence Miller, SF CA, golfer (US Open 1973, British Open 1976)
  • 29th Tommy James, singer (cri-im-son & clo-o-ver o-o-ver & o-o-ver)
  • 29th Olavo de Carvalho, Brazilian philosopher
  • 30th Robert Scott, (Rep-D-Virginia)
  • 30th Leslie Grantham, English actor
  • 30th Mats Odell, Swedish politician
  • 30th Tom Køhlert, Brondby IF coach