Famous People Born in April 1939

  • Apr 1 Ali MacGraw, Pound Ridge NY, actress (Love Story, Goodbye Columbus)
  • Apr 1 Phil Niekro, knuckleball pitcher (NY Yankees, Atlanta Braves)
  • Apr 1 Rudolph Isley, rocker (Isley Brothers-Shout), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

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Apr 2 Marvin Gaye (Jr), singer (Sexual Healing), born in Washington, D.C.

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  • Apr 2 Lise Thibault, Lieutenant-governor of Quebec
  • Apr 3 Vitaliy Davidov, USSR, ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1964, 68, 72)
  • Apr 3 François de Roubaix, French film score composer (d. 1975)
  • Apr 4 Hugh Masekela, Wilbank South Africa, trumpeter (I Am Not Afraid)
  • Apr 4 JoAnne Carner, Kirkland WA, LPGA golfer (1976 US Women's Open)
  • Apr 4 Major Lance, American singer (d. 1994)
  • Apr 4 Ernie Terrell, American boxer (WBA champ 1965-7), born in Belzoni, Mississippi, (d. 2014)
  • Apr 5 Andrew Buxton, CEO (Barclays Bank)
  • Apr 5 David Winters, American actor, dancer, choreographer and director (Steve Allen Comedy Hour), born in London, England
  • Apr 5 Lonnie White, vocalist (Smokey Robinson & Miracles-Shop Around)
  • Apr 5 Crispian St. Peters, British singer
  • Apr 6 André Ouellet, French Canadian politician
  • Apr 7 David Frost, Tenterdon England, TV host (That Was the Week That Was), (d. 2013)
  • Apr 7 Donald L Holmquest, astronaut, born in Dallas, Texas

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Apr 7 Francis Ford Coppola, American director (The Godfather, Apocalypse Now), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • Apr 9 Michael Learned, actress (Olivia-Waltons, Nurse), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 10 Alan Rothenberg, US Soccer pres (1990- )
  • Apr 10 Daniel Oliver, American CEO (Federal Trade Commission), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 11 Louise Lasser, American actress (Mary Hartman! Mary Hartman!), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 12 Alan Ayckbourn, playwright, born in London, England
  • Apr 12 Johnny Raper, Australian rugby league footballer
  • Apr 13 Barbara-Rose Collins, (Rep-D-Michigan)
  • Apr 13 Paul Sorvino, actor (Chiefs, Dick Tracy)

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Apr 13 Seamus Heaney, Irish poet and playwright (Nobel Prize in Literature 1995), born in Castledawson, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland (d. 2013)

  • Apr 13 Wijnie Jabaaij, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • Apr 14 Jennifer Fowler, composer
  • Apr 15 Marty Wilde, English singer-songwriter and father of rocker Kim Wilde, born in London, England
  • Apr 16 Donald MacCormick, British broadcaster
  • Apr 16 Dusty Springfield, [Mary O'Brien], vocalist (Growing Pains), born in London, England
  • Apr 16 John DeLaFose, zydeco Musician
  • Apr 16 Margaretha de Boer, Dutch minister (PvdA)
  • Apr 16 Reinier Lucassen, Dutch painter (Kuifje contra James Union)
  • Apr 16 Boris Dvornik, Croatian actor (d. 2008.)
  • Apr 18 Glen Hardin, American rock n roll and country musician (Crickets), born in Wellington, Texas
  • Apr 18 Von McDaniel, baseball player
  • Apr 18 Thomas J. Moyer, American judge
  • Apr 19 E Clay Shaw Jr, (Rep-R-FL, 1981-2007 ), (d. 2013)
  • Apr 19 Ellen Weston, American actress (Betty-SWAT), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 19 Michael Macaulay, cricketer (Tvl, W Prov, OFS, NE Tvl, E Prov & S Afr)
  • Apr 20 Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norwegian Prime Minister (1981-82, 1986-89, 1990-96) and Director-General of the World Health Organisation, born in Bærum, Norway
  • Apr 20 Peter S. Beagle, American author
  • Apr 21 John McCabe, British composer and pianist, born in Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Apr 21 Helen Prejean, American writer
  • Apr 22 Jason Miller, actor and writer (Exorcist, Light of Day), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 22 John Chilcot, civil servant
  • Apr 22 John Foley, Bristish Lieutenant General
  • Apr 23 David Birney, actor (Brigette Loves Bernie, St Elsewhere), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 23 Ray Peterson, singer (Tell Laura I Love Her), born in Denton, Texas
  • Apr 23 William Hagerty, editor (People)
  • Apr 23 Lee Majors, [Harvey Lee Yeary], Wyandotte Mich, TV actor ($6,000,000 Man, The Fall Guy)
  • Apr 25 Richard earl of Lichfield, English photographer
  • Apr 25 Veronica Sutherland, British diplomat
  • Apr 25 Ted Kooser, American poet and US Poet Laureate
  • Apr 26 Roger Buckley, British High Court Judge
  • Apr 27 Judy Carne, English comedienne (Laugh-In, Love on a Rooftop), born in Northampton, (d. 2015)
  • Apr 27 Jerry Mercer, rock drummer (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 27 Stanislaw Dziwisz, Polish Cardinal
  • Apr 30 Ellen Taafe Zwilich, (1st woman composer Pulitzer 1982), born in Miami, Florida
  • Apr 30 Pieter van Vollenhoven, husband of Dutch Princess Margriet