On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1962

  • Apr 1 Sara Lazarus, American jazz singer ("It's All Right With Me"), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Apr 1 Phillip Schofield, TV personality/designer (Nightfire)
  • Apr 1 Dave Ulliott, English poker player (World Series of Poker bracelet 1997; World Poker Open 2003), born in Kingston upon Hull, England (d. 2015)
  • Apr 2 Billy Dean, American country singer ("Young Man"; "Fire in the Dark"), born in Quincy, Florida
  • Apr 2 Pierre Carles, French documentarist
  • Apr 2 Clark Gregg, American actor and director (Agent Phil Coulson), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 2 Mark Shulman, American children's author (Scrawl), born in Rochester, New York
  • Apr 3 John Thomas Griffith, American rocker (Red Rockers), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • Apr 3 Mike Ness, American rocker (Social Distortion), born in Lynn, Massachusetts
  • Apr 3 Nancy Filteau, Canadian athlete, 72k judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan
  • Apr 3 Jennifer Rubin, American actress (A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Apr 3 Simon Raymonde, British bassist, songwriter, and record producer (Cocteau Twins), born in Lewisham, London, England
  • Apr 5 Lana Clarkson, American actress (d. 2003)
  • Apr 6 Pol Medina Jr., Filipino cartoonist (Pugad Baboy), born in Phillippines
  • Apr 7 Andy Hampsten, American cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Apr 7 Bonny Warner, American luger, born in Mount Baldy, California
  • Apr 7 Hugh Edward Ralph O'Connor, Italian-born American actor (In the Heat of the Night), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1995)
  • Apr 7 Alain Robert, French rock & urban climber, born in Digoin, France
  • Apr 8 Izzy Stradlin [Jeff Isabelle], American guitarist (Guns & Roses), born in Lafayette, Indiana
  • Apr 8 Adam Mole, British guitarist (Pop Will Eat Itself - "Get The Girl! Kill The Baddies!"), born in England
  • Apr 9 Freddie Joe Nunn, American NFL defensive end (Indianapolis Colts), born in Noxubee County, Mississippi
  • Apr 9 Jeff Turner, American NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Bangor, Maine
  • Apr 10 Cathy Turner, American short track skater (Olympic gold 1994), born in Rochester, New York
  • Apr 10 Jukka Tammi, Finnish hockey goaltender (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998), born in Tampere, Finland
  • Apr 10 Steve Tasker, American NFL wide receiver, broadcaster (Buffalo Bills, 7-time Pro Bowl), born in Smith Center, Kansas
  • Apr 11 Terry Hoage, American NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals), born in Ames, Iowa
  • Apr 12 Art Alexakis, American musician (Everclear), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 12 Takada Nobuhiko, Japanese wrestler, born in Isogo-ku, Yokohama
  • Apr 13 Dave Miley, American baseball player and manager, born in Tampa, Florida
  • Apr 13 Hillel Slovak, Israeli musician (What Is This?, 1980-85; Red Hot Chili Peppers, 1982-87), born in Haifa, Israel (d. 1988)
  • Apr 14 James Carpenter, fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in Canton, Connecticut
  • Apr 14 John Bell, American rock singer and guitarist (Widespread Panic - "Hope in a Hopeless World"), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Apr 15 Surjit Bindrakhia [Bains], Punjabi Bhangra singer ("Lakk Tunoo Tunoo"), born in Bindrakh, Punjab (d. 2003)
  • Apr 15 Nawal El Moutawakel, Moroccan athlete (Olympic gold 400m hurdles 1984), born in Casablanca, Morocco
  • Apr 15 Tom Kane, American voice actor, born in Overland Park, Kansas
  • Apr 16 David Pate, American tennis star, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 16 Ian MacKaye, American rocker (Cyrano de Bergerac), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 16 Jeanne Golay, American cyclist (Olympics-16th-92, 96), born in Coral Gables, Florida
  • Apr 16 Antony Blinken, American government official, US Secretary of State (2021-), born in Yonkers, New York
  • Apr 17 Nancy Hogshead, American swimmer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Apr 18 Shirlie Holliman, English pop singer (Wham!, Pepsi & Shirlie), born in Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire, England
  • Apr 18 Wilber Marshall, American NFL linebacker (NY Jets), born in Titusville, Florida

Person of interestAl Unser Jr.

Apr 19 Al Unser Jr., American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1992, 94), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Indy Car Driver Al Unser Jr.
Indy Car Driver
Al Unser Jr.
  • Apr 21 Sergei Viktorovich Zalyotin, Russian major/cosmonaut
  • Apr 21 Les Lancaster, American baseball player
  • Apr 22 Jeff Minter, English video game programmer
  • Apr 22 Rajae Belmlih, Moroccan singer, born in Rabat, Morocco (d. 2007)
  • Apr 23 John Hannah, Scottish actor (Four Weddings and a Funeral), born in East Kilbride, Scotland
  • Apr 24 Stuart Pearce, English soccer defender (78 caps; Nottingham Forest) and manager (England U-21 2007-13; Great Britain Olympic team 2012; Manchester City), born in London, England

Person of interestAdam Silver

Apr 25 Adam Silver, American lawyer and NBA Commissioner, born in Rye, New York

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
NBA Commissioner
Adam Silver
  • Apr 26 Grahame "Skin" Skinner, Scottish rocker (Hipsway), born in Glasgow
  • Apr 26 Michael Damian, American actor (Young & Restless) and singer ("Rock On"), born in San Diego, California
  • Apr 26 Colin Anderson, English footballer, born in Newcastle, England
  • Apr 26 Debra Wilson, American actress and comedian (Mad TV), born in South Ozone Park, Queens, New York
  • Apr 27 PattiSue Plumer, American 3k runner (Gold-Seattle '90), born in Covina, California
  • Apr 27 Ángel Comizzo, Argentine football goalkeeper, born in Reconquista, Argentina
  • Apr 27 James LeGros, American actor (Point Break, Enemy of the State), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Apr 28 Evguenni Rochtchin, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Apr 29 Bruce Driver, Canadian NHL defenseman (NY Rangers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 29 Robert Druppers, Dutch runner (world record 1 km indoor), born in Utrecht, Netherlands

About April 1962

How Old? 59 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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