On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1960

  • Apr 1 Michael Praed, British actor
  • Apr 1 Reijo Ruotsalainen, Finnish ice hockey defenceman (Stanley Cup 1987, 90; Edmonton Oilers; Olympic silver 1988), born in Oulu, Finland
  • Apr 2 Linford Christie, British athlete (Olympic gold men's 100m 1992), born in Saint Andrew, Jamaica
  • Apr 3 Arjen Anthony Lucassen, Dutch singer and songwriter, born in Hilversum, Netherlands
  • Apr 3 Marie Denise Pelletier, Canadian singer (Entre la tête et le cœur), born in Montréal, Québec
  • Apr 4 Bev Smith, Canadian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Salmon Arm, Canada
  • Apr 4 Jonathan Agnew, English cricket broadcaster, born in Macclesfield, Cheshire
  • Apr 4 Jane Eaglin, English dramatic soprano, born in Lincoln, England
  • Apr 4 Hugo Weaving, Nigerian-born English-Australian actor (Agent Smith - The Matrix), born in Ibadan, Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria
  • Apr 6 Warren Haynes, rock and blues guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Apr 7 James 'Buster' Douglas, American boxer (undisputed world heavyweight champion 1990), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Apr 7 Sandy Powell, English costume designer (3 Academy Awards), born in London, England
  • Apr 8 John Schneider, American actor (Dukes of Hazzard), born in Mt Kisco, New York
  • Apr 10 Julie Fulton, American actress (Lime Steel), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Apr 10 Katrina Leskanich, American musician and singer (Katrina and the Waves), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Apr 11 Jeremy Clarkson, English journalist and broadcaster (Top Gear), born in Doncaster, England

  • Apr 11 Marko Elsner, Slovenian soccer defender (14 caps Yugoslavia, 2 Slovenia; Red Star Belgrade), born in Ljubljana, Slovenia (d. 2020)

Person of interestRon MacLean

Apr 12 Ron MacLean, Canadian sportscaster (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Zweibrücken, Germany

CBC Sportscaster Ron MacLean
CBC Sportscaster
Ron MacLean
  • Apr 13 Rudi Völler, German football coach, born in Hanau, West Germany
  • Apr 13 Bob Casey, Jr., American lawyer and politician (U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 13 Olaf Ludwig, German cyclist, born in Gera, Bezirk Gera, East Germany
  • Apr 14 Brian Forster, American child actor and musican (Partridge Family - Chris Partridge), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 14 Pat Symcox, cricketer (South African off-spinner 1993- )

Person of interestBrad Garrett

Apr 14 Brad Garrett [Brad H. Gerstenfeld], American actor and comedian (Everybody Loves Raymond), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Apr 15 Marvin Clyde Goodwin, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Person of interestPhilippe of Belgium

Apr 15 Philippe of Belgium, King of the Belgians (2013-), born in Brussels, Belgium

King of Belgium Philippe of Belgium
King of Belgium
Philippe of Belgium
  • Apr 15 Pedro Delgado, Spanish cyclist, born in Segovia, Castile and León, Spain
  • Apr 16 Wahab Akbar, Filipino politician and Congressman, born in Lantawan, Basilan, Philippines (d. 2007)
  • Apr 16 Rafael Benítez, Spanish football manager, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Apr 16 Pierre Littbarski, German footballer and manager, born in West Berlin, West Germany
  • Apr 17 Michael Whitaker, British Olympic equestrian rider, born in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Apr 18 Mick Sweda, American rocker (Bulletboys), born in Gowanda, New York
  • Apr 19 Frank Viola, American baseball pitcher (Twins, Mets/Cy Young-1988), born in Hempstead, New York
  • Apr 19 Roger Merrett, Australian rules footballer
  • Apr 19 Nicoletta Braschi, Italian actress (The Tiger and the Snow), born in Cesena, Italy
  • Apr 20 Rodney Holman, American football tight end (Detroit Lions), born in Ypsilanti, Michigan

  • Apr 20 Miguel Díaz-Canel, Cuban politician, President of Cuba (2018-), born in Placetas, Cuba
  • Apr 20 Debbie Flintoff-King, Australian athlete (Olympic gold 400m hurdles 1988), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Apr 21 Julius Korir, Kenya, 3K steeplechaser (Olympic gold 1984)
  • Apr 22 Lloyd Honeyghan, English welterweight boxing champ (1986)
  • Apr 22 Mart Laar, Estonian statesman
  • Apr 22 Randall L. Stephenson, American business executive
  • Apr 22 Gary Rhodes, British restaurateur and television chef, born in London, England (d. 2019)
  • Apr 23 Jodie Mudd, American golfer (Players C'ship 1990), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Apr 23 Steve Clark, English rock guitarist (Def Leppard), born in Hillsborough, England (d. 1991)
  • Apr 23 Valerie Bertinelli, American actress (Barbara Cooper Royer-1 Day at a Time, Hot in Cleveland), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Apr 24 Paula Yates, English TV personality (The Big Breakfast), born in London (d. 2000)
  • Apr 25 Bruce Redman, Australian film producer (Seed), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Apr 26 Roger Taylor, English rock drummer (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf), born in Birmingham, England
  • Apr 28 Wally Langdon, bassist (Bob Color)
  • Apr 28 John Cerutti, American baseball pitcher and broadcaster (Toronto Blue Jays, Rogers Sportsnet), born in Albany, New York (d. 2004)
  • Apr 28 Ian Rankin, Scottish novelist
  • Apr 28 Joel H. Rosenthal American political scientist
  • Apr 28 Jón Páll Sigmarsson, Icelandic strength athlete (d. 1993)
  • Apr 28 Walter Zenga, Italian footballer
  • Apr 28 Elena Kagan, American Supreme Court Judge (2010-), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 28 Tom Browning, American MLB pitcher (perfect game 1988), born in Casper, Wyoming
  • Apr 29 Gerard Joling, Dutch singer (Love is in Your Eyes)
  • Apr 29 Joseph Guzaldo, actor (Stir Crazy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 29 Bill Glasson, American golfer (7 PGA Tour titles), born in Fresno, California
  • Apr 29 Phil King, English bassist
  • Apr 29 Robert J. Sawyer, Canadian writer
  • Apr 29 Caveh Zahedi, American filmmaker
  • Apr 30 Kerry Healey, American politician
  • Apr 30 David Miscavige, American cult leader

About April 1960

How Old? 60 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19), Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20)