Birthdays in History in April 1953

  • Apr 1 Barry Sonnenfeld, director (Get Shorty, Men in Black), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 2 Jim Allister, Northern Irish politician
  • Apr 4 Robert Bertrand, Canadian politician
  • Apr 9 Marc Jacobs, American fashion designer, born in New York City
  • Apr 11 Andrew Wiles, British mathematician
  • Apr 11 Guy Verhofstadt, Prime Minister of Belgium
  • Apr 13 Stephen Byers, British politician (L), (MG Rover Group controversy), born in Wolverhampton
  • Apr 14 Irina Rudolfovna Pronina, Russian cosmonaut
  • Apr 14 David Buss, Evolutionary psychologist
  • Apr 16 J. Neil Schulman, American writer
  • Apr 20 Sebastian Faulks, British novelist
  • Apr 23 Fred Upton, (Rep-R-Michigan)
  • Apr 24 John P Hiler, (Rep-R-IN, 1981- )
  • Apr 25 Ron Clements, American animation director
  • Apr 27 Ellen L Shulman Baker, MD/astronaut (STS 34, 50, 71), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Apr 28 Roberto Bolano, Latin American author and poet
  • Apr 29 Nikolai Nikolayevich Budarin, Kirya Russia, cosmonaut (STS 71, TM-27)