On This Day

Famous Birthdays on April 4 (Part 2)

  • 1966 Michal Clingman, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-9th-1994), born in Indio, California
  • 1966 Myriam Schropp, German tennis star, born in Mannheim, Germany
  • 1966 Nancy McKeon, American actress (Jo Polniazek-Facts of Life), born in Westbury, New York
  • 1966 Mike Starr [Michael], musician (Alice in Chains bassist), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2011)
  • 1967 Juliana "Juli" Furtado, American cyclist (Olympics 10th 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1968 Jennifer Lynch, American film director, screenwriter and author of The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969 Anthony Tucker, American basketball forward (NY Knicks), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1969 Carlos Reyes, American baseball pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1969 Dennis de Nooijer, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Oost-Souburg, Netherlands
  • 1969 Gerard de Nooijer, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Oost-Souburg, Netherlands
  • 1969 Karren Brady, English sporting executive, TV personality and business executive (The Apprentice UK, Birmingham City F.C.), born in Edmonton, London
  • 1970 Barry van Galen, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • 1970 Jason Stoltenberg, Australian tennis star, born in Narrabri, Australia
  • 1970 Barry Pepper, Canadian actor (The Kennedys), born in Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1970 Mix Master Mike [Michael Schwartz], American turntablist, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1971 Felipe Lira, baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Santa Teresa, Venezuela

  • 1971 Yanic Perreault, Canadian ice hockey center (LA Kings), born in Sherbrooke, Canada
  • 1971 John Zandig, American professional wrestler, born in Sewell, New Jersey
  • 1972 Chad Eaton, American football player (New England Patriots), born in Exeter, New Hampshire
  • 1972 Matt Wagner, American baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Cedar Falls, Iowa
  • 1972 Jill Scott, American soul singer and songwriter (Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972 Magnus Sveningsson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans), born in Falköping, Sweden
  • 1973 Peter Hoekstra, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Ajax), born in Assen, Netherlands
  • 1973 Ryan Coughlin, Canadian football offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes), born in Renfrew, Ontario
  • 1973 Tiffany Woosley, American basketball player (Houston Comets), born in Shelbyville, Tennessee
  • 1973 Loris Capirossi, Italian Grand Prix motorcycle racer, born in Castel San Pietro Terme, Italy

Person of interestDavid Blaine

1973 David Blaine, American magician and illusionist, born in Brooklyn, New York

Magician and Illusionist David Blaine
Magician and Illusionist
David Blaine
  • 1973 Chris McCormack, Australian triathlete (ITU World Championships), born in Sydney
  • 1974 O. J. Santiago, American football tight end (Atlanta Falcons), born in Whitby, Ontario, Canada
  • 1974 Dave Mirra, American BMX rider, born in Chittenango, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1975 Kisha Ford, American WNBA guard and forward (NY Liberty), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1975 Delphine Arnault, French businesswoman (Louis Vuitton), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
  • 1975 Thobias Fredriksson, Swedish cross-country skier, born in Dals Rostock, Sweden
  • 1975 Pamela Ribon, American screenwriter and author, born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1976 Emerson, Brazilian footballer (Brazil national team), born in Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • 1976 Sébastien Enjolras, French racing driver, born in Seclin, France (d. 1997)

  • 1977 Adam Dutkiewicz, American guitarist (Killswitch Engage), born in Westhampton, Massachusetts
  • 1977 Stephen Mulhern, English TV presenter, born in Stratford, London
  • 1977 Omarr Smith, American football defensive back, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1978 Irene Skliva, Greek model (Miss World 1996), born in Athens, Greece
  • 1978 Jason Ellison, American baseball player, born in Quincy, California
  • 1978 Lemar Obika, English singer and songwriter, born in Tottenham, London
  • 1978 Alan Mahon, Irish footballer (Tranmere Rovers), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1978 Sam Moran, Australian entertainer (The Wiggles), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1978 Aska Yang, Taiwanese singer (Dove), born in Taoyuan, Taiwan
  • 1979 Charles Butler, American figure skater, born in Salt Lake City, Utah

Person of interestNatasha Lyonne

1979 Natasha Lyonne, American actress (Orange is the New Black), born in New York City

  • 1979 Andy McKee, American fingerstyle guitarist, born in Topeka, Kansas

Person of interestHeath Ledger

1979 Heath Ledger, Australian-American Actor (Brokeback Mountain, The Dark Knight), born in Perth, Western Australia (d. 2008)

  • 1979 Roberto Luongo, Canadian ice hockey goaltender, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1980 Björn Wirdheim, Swedish racing driver, born in Växjö, Sweden
  • 1980 Johnny Borrell, English singer (Razorlight), born in Sutton, London
  • 1983 Fabian Geiser, Swiss footballer (Le Mont), born in Langenthal, Switzerland
  • 1983 Doug Lynch, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1983 Angelle Tymon, American journalist and TV game show host (PlayMania Block), born in Lutcher, Louisiana
  • 1983 Ben Gordon, British-American basketball player, born in London
  • 1984 Arkady Vyatchanin, Russian-Serbian backstroke swimmer, born in Vorkuta, Russia
  • 1985 Rudy Fernández, Spanish basketball player (Real Madrid), born in Palma de Mallorca, Spain
  • 1986 Aiden McGeady, Republic of Ireland national team footballer, born in Rutherglen, Scotland
  • 1986 Cameron Barker, Canadian professional ice hockey player, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1987 Cameron Maybin, American baseball player, born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • 1987 Devon Anderson, English actor (EastEnders), born in Greenwich, London
  • 1987 Sarah Gadon, Canadian actress (Flashpoint), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1988 Frank Fielding, English football goalkeeper, born in Blackburn, Lancashire

Person of interestJamie Lynn Spears

1991 Jamie Lynn Spears, American actress (Zoey 101), born in McComb, Mississippi

  • 1992 Alexa Nikolas, American actress (Zoey 101), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1994 Risako Sugaya, Japanese pop singer (Berryz Kobo), born in Kanagawa, Japan
  • 2012 Grumpy Cat [Tardar Sauce], American cat internet celebrity, born in Morristown, Arizona (d. 2019)