Famous People Born in April 1934

About April 1934

How Old? 84 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 1 Jim Ed Brown, American country music singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Sparkman, Arkansas
  • Apr 1 Don Hastings, American actor (Capt Video, Bob-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 1 Rod Kanehl, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • Apr 1 Vladimir Posner, Russian-French-American journalist who represented and explained the views of the Soviet Union during the Cold War, born in Paris
  • Apr 2 Brian Glover, British actor and wrestler (Alien 3, Kes), born in Sheffield, England (d. 1997)
  • Apr 2 Christopher France, British permanent secretary (Department of Health) (d. 2014)
  • Apr 2 Peter Middleton, British permanent secretary (Treasury)
  • Apr 2 Paul Joseph Cohen, American mathematician (Cohen forcing, Continuum hypothesis), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 2007)
  • Apr 3 David Jones, British reverend/headmaster (Bryanston School)
  • Apr 3 Jane Goodall, British ethologist (studied African chimps), born in London, England
  • Apr 3 Jim Parker, American football player, NFL guard and tackle (Baltimore Colts), born in Macon, Georgia (d. 2005)
  • Apr 3 John Lelliott, English contractor and multi-millionaire
  • Apr 4 Dorothy Grenfell Williams, radio producer and broadcaster, born in Johannesburg (d. 1994)
  • Apr 5 Stanley Turrentine, American jazz saxophonist (Wonderland), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2000)
  • Apr 5 Tina Maria Stone, runner (1 year distance record of 15,472 miles)
  • Apr 5 Roman Herzog, President of Germany (1994-99), born in Landshut, Bavaria, Germany (d. 2017)

  • Apr 6 Anton Geesink, Dutch judoka (first non-Japanese world champion, Olympic gold 1964), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 2010)
  • Apr 6 Reijo Jyrkiainen, Finnish composer, born in Suistamo, Finland
  • Apr 7 Ian Richards, actor (Montgomery-Ike), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Apr 7 Swami Shantananda, Hindu Saint, Philosopher, Disciple of Swami Sivananda, Founder of Temple of Fine Arts
  • Apr 7 Ian Richardson, Scottish actor (d. 2007)
  • Apr 7 Victor Feldman, British jazz pianist and drummer, born in London (d. 1987)
  • Apr 8 Kisho Kurokawa, Japanese architect (d. 2007)
  • Apr 9 Bill Birch, New Zealand politician
  • Apr 10 David Halberstam, American journalist, historian and author (Pulitzer 1964), born in NYC, New York (d. 2007)
  • Apr 10 Zsolt Durko, Hungarian composer, born in Szeged (d. 1997)
  • Apr 11 Dame Anne Poole, chief nursing officer (Department of Health)
  • Apr 11 Mark Strand, American poet, editor and translator (Another Republic), born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada (d. 2014)
  • Apr 11 Richard A Garland, artist/photographer
  • Apr 12 Heinz Schneiter, Swiss football player and manager, born in Thun, Switzerland (d. 2017)
  • Apr 12 Charlie Robertson, American politician (mayor of York, Pennsylvania 1994-2002), born in York, Pennsylvania, (d. 2017)
  • Apr 13 Horace Kay, US singer (Tams-You Lied to Your Daddy)
  • Apr 13 Siegfried Matthus, composer
  • Apr 14 Bruce Pairaudeau, cricketer (WI opening bat in 13 Tests, 115 on debut)
  • Apr 14 Fredric Jameson, American philosopher, cultural theorist
  • Apr 16 Brian Peppiatt, joint CEO (SG Warburg Securities)
  • Apr 16 Geoffrey Owen, British editor (Financial Times)
  • Apr 16 Richard Kenshaw, British broadcaster
  • Apr 16 Robert Stigwood, Australian producer (Saturday Night Fever, Grease), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 2016)
  • Apr 17 Donald "Don" Kirshner, American rock & roll producer known as "The Man With the Golden Ear" (invented bubblegum music), born in Bronx, New York (d. 2011)
  • Apr 18 James Drury, American actor (Virginian), born in NYC, New York

  • Apr 18 Jan Klusak [Jan Porges], Czech composer, born in Prague
  • Apr 18 Mark Kingston, actor (Intimate Contact)
  • Apr 18 George Shirley, American tenor
  • Apr 19 Dickie Goodman, parody singer (Flying Saucer)
  • Apr 19 Jan Helge Guttorm Bark, composer
  • Apr 19 John Roch, high court judge
  • Apr 20 Lindsay Oliver John Boynton, furniture historian (d. 1995)
  • Apr 20 Robert G Wilmers, American banker ( M&T Bank ), billionaire and philanthropist, born in New York (d. 2017)
  • Apr 21 Martin Horton, cricketer, England off-spin all rounder, 2 Tests 1959)
  • Apr 22 David Ratford, diplomat
  • Apr 22 John K Barlow, English rubberplanter/financier/multi-millionaire
  • Apr 22 Nico Ladenis, British restauranteur (Nico at 90)/=
  • Apr 22 Edward Portman, 9th Viscount Portman, British landowner and multimillionaire (d. 1999)
  • Apr 24 John Barbour, TV host (Real People), born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestShirley MacLaine

Apr 24 Shirley MacLaine, American actress and mystic (Irma la Douce), born in Richmond, Virginia

  • Apr 25 Denny "Scott" Miller, American actor (Wagon Train), born in Bloomington Ind, (d. 2014)
  • Apr 25 Peter McParland, Northern Irish footballer, born in Newry, Ireland
  • Apr 26 J Micheal McCloskey, environmentalist/chairman (Sierra Club)
  • Apr 28 Lois Duncan, American young adult novelist (I Know What You Did Last Summer), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Apr 29 Pedro Pires, premier (Cape Verde, 1975-91)
  • Apr 29 Luis Aparicio, Venezuelan baseball player
  • Apr 30 Jerry Lordan, English composer and singer (d. 1995)