On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1968

  • Apr 1 Andreas Schnaas, German horror film director
  • Apr 1 Julia Boutros, Lebanese singer
  • Apr 3 Bernd Karbacher, German tennis player, born in Munich, Germany
  • Apr 3 Mike Lansing, American MLB baseball infielder, 1993-2001 (Montreal Expos, Coloradao Rockies, Boston Red Sox), born in Rawlins, Wyoming
  • Apr 3 Sebastian Bach [Bierk], Canadian heavy metal singer (Skid Row - "I Remember You"; "Psycho Love"), born in Freeport, Bahamas
  • Apr 3 Jamie Hewlett, English illustrator (Tank Girl; Gorillaz), born in Horsham, Sussex, England
  • Apr 3 Charlotte Coleman, British actress (Four Weddings and a Funeral), born in London (d. 2001)
  • Apr 4 Jennifer Lynch, American film director, screenwriter and author of The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 5 Tasia Valenza, American actress (All My Children), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 5 Paula Cole, American pop singer ("I Don't Want To Wait"), born in Rockport, Massachussetts
  • Apr 6 Chris Anderson, Australian high jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Western Australia
  • Apr 6 Vanessa Lann, American composer (Dancing to an Orange Drummer), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 7 Duncan Armstrong, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m freestyle 1988), born in Rockhampton, Queensland
  • Apr 8 Patricia Arquette, American actress (Boyhood, True Romance), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 8 Patricia Girard-Léno, French athlete (100m hurdles)
  • Apr 9 Janne Ojanen, Finnish hockey forward (Team Finland), born in Tampere, Finland
  • Apr 10 Orlando Jones, American actor and comedian (MADtv, 7 Up spokesman), born in Toulminville, Alabama
  • Apr 11 Eric Moten, NFL guard and tackle (San Diego Chargers), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Apr 11 Sergei Lukyanenko, Russian sci-fi author (Labyrinth of Reflections), born in Karatau, Kazakhstan
  • Apr 12 Adam Graves, Canadian left wing hockey player (NY Rangers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 12 Alicia Coppola, American actress (Lorna Devon-Another World), born in Huntington, New York
  • Apr 12 Neal Fort, American football tackle (Montreal Alouettes), born in Warner Robins, Georgia
  • Apr 13 Tami Lyn Jameson, American team handball goalie (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Apr 13 Ted Washington, American NFL nose tackle (Buffalo Bills), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Apr 13 Toni Lee Jameson, American team handball back court (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Apr 13 Margrethe Vestager, Danish politician and European Commissioner for Competition, born in Glostrup, Zealand
  • Apr 14 Andrew Trim, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Apr 14 Anthony Michael Hall, American actor (SNL, Breakfast Club), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 14 Jesse Levis, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 15 Billy Brewer, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Apr 15 Stacey Williams, American fashion model (SI Swimsuit 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 15 Ed O'Brien, British musician and songwriter (Radiohead - OK Computer), born in Oxford, England
  • Apr 16 Grace Kim, South Korean-American tennis star, born in South Korea
  • Apr 17 Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven, eldest son of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and Pieter van Vollenhoven, born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Apr 17 Richie Woodhall, British professional boxer, born in Telford, Shropshire, England
  • Apr 17 Roger Twose, English cricketer (Warwickshire batsman, New Zealand 1995), born in Torquay, England
  • Apr 17 Adam McKay, American director (The Big Short, Vice), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 18 Mary Birdsong, American actress (Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me), born in Florida
  • Apr 18 David Hewlett, Canadian actor (Stargate Universe), born in Redhill, Surrey, England
  • Apr 19 Ashley Judd, American actress (Kuffs, Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 19 Brent Mayne, American baseball catcher (NY Mets), born in Loma Linda, California
  • Apr 19 Roger Reinson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders), born in Melville, Saskatchewan
  • Apr 19 Thomas Nock, Swiss actor (Tartort, Gemini-Twin Stars), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Apr 19 Mswati III [Prince Makhosetive], King of Swaziland (1986- ), born in Manzini, Swaziland
  • Apr 19 Pascal Kleiman, French DJ, producer and musician, born in Toulouse, France
  • Apr 19 Arshad Warsi, Indian film actor (Lage Raho Munna Bhai), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Apr 20 DeDee Nathan, American heptathlete, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Apr 21 Peter van Foxes, soccer player (Ajax)
  • Apr 22 Bimbo Coles, NBA guard (Golden State Warriors)
  • Apr 22 Carlos Costa, Spanish tennis star
  • Apr 22 Jo Angel, cricketer (big WA right-arm fast bowler, Australia 1993-)
  • Apr 22 Vernell Coles, basketball player (Olympic bronze 1988)
  • Apr 22 Zarley Zalapski, Canadian NHL defenseman, 1987-2000 (Pittsburgh Penguins; Calgary Flames, and 3 other teams), born in Edmonton, Alberta (d. 2017)

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Apr 23 Timothy McVeigh, American Oklahoma City bomber and terrorist, born in Lockport, New York (d. 2001)

Oklahoma City Bomber and Terrorist Timothy McVeigh
Oklahoma City Bomber and Terrorist
Timothy McVeigh
  • Apr 23 Aisha bint Al Hussein, Princess of Jordan, twin of Princess Zein and sister of King Abdullah II, born in Amman, Jordan
  • Apr 23 Zein bint Al Hussein, Princess of Jordan, twin of Princess Aisha and sister of King Abdullah II, born in Amman, Jordan
  • Apr 23 Stan Frazier, American drummer, record producer, and singer- songwriter (Sugar Ray, 1986-2012 - "Every Morning", born in Newport Beach, California
  • Apr 24 Todd Jones, MLB relief pitcher (Houston Astros), born in Marietta, Georgia
  • Apr 24 Tracy Gravely, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes), born in West Virginia
  • Apr 24 Hashim Thaçi, Kosovan politician, 1st Prime Minister of Kosovo (2008-14) and 4th President of Kosovo (2016-), born in Srbica, Yugoslavia
  • Apr 24 Stacy Haiduk, American actress (Superboy - "Lana Lang"), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Apr 24 Aidan Gillen [Aidan Murphy], Irish actor (Queer as Folk, Game of Thrones), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Apr 24 Aaron Comess, American drummer (Spin Doctors - "Little Miss Can't Be Wrong"), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Apr 26 Ahmed Elmaghraby, American field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Suez, Egypt
  • Apr 27 Cristian Mungiu, Romanian filmmaker (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days), born in Iași, Romania
  • Apr 28 Andy Flower, cricketer (Zimbabwe keeper & victorious Test captain)
  • Apr 28 Damion Lyons, CFL cornerback (BC Lions)
  • Apr 28 Mark Carrier, NFL safety (Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions)
  • Apr 28 Howard Donald, British pop musician (Take That - "Back For Good"), born in Droylsden, Lancashire, England
  • Apr 28 Jeff Grosso, American skateboarder (host Youtube’s 'Vans Loveletters to Skateboarding'), born in Glendale, California (d. 2020)
  • Apr 29 Browning Nagle, American NFL quarterback (NY Jets, Atlanta Falcons), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 29 Carnie Wilson, American pop singer (Wilson Phillips - "Hold On"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 30 Babette Van Veen, Neth, actress (Linda-GTST, Blueberry Hill)
  • Apr 30 Paulo Jr, Brazilian pop bassist (Sepultura, Morbid Visions)
  • Apr 30 Richard Pilon, Saskatoon, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • Apr 30 Roger Mar, rapid fire pistol (Olympics 1996), born in Seattle, Washington

About April 1968

How Old? 53 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: Yes

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