Thursday, April 19, 2012

April 19 Birthdays

* 1603 – Michel le Tellier, French statesman (d. 1685)
* 1605 – Antonio Bertali, Italian composer and violinist (d. 1669)
* 1613 – Christoph Bach, court musician, grandfather of Johann Sebastian Bach (d. 1661)
* 1658 – Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (d. 1716)
* 1660 – Sebastián Durón, Spanish composer (d. 1716)
* 1665 – Jacques Lelong, French bibliographer (d. 1721)
* 1686 – Vasily Tatishchev, Russian statesman (d. 1750)
* 1715 – James Nares, English composer of mostly sacred vocal works (d. 1783)
* 1721 – Roger Sherman, American statesman and signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence (d. 1793)
* 1734 – Karl von Ordóñez, Austrian composer (d. 1786)
* 1772 – David Ricardo, English political economist (d. 1823)
* 1785 – Alexandre Pierre François Boëly, French composer (d. 1858)
* 1787 – Deaf Smith, American frontiersman and revolutionary (d. 1837)
* 1793 – Emperor Ferdinand I of Austria (d. 1875)
* 1814 – Louis Amédée Achard, French novelist (d. 1875)
* 1832 – José Echegaray y Eizaguirre, Spanish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1916)
* 1874 – Ernst Rüdin, Swiss psychiatrist, geneticist, eugenicist (d. 1952)
* 1877 – Ole Evinrude, Norwegian-American inventor (d. 1934)
* 1882 – Getúlio Vargas, President of Brazil (d. 1954)
* 1883 – Richard von Mises, Austrian-born mathematician (d. 1953)
* 1889 – Otto Georg Thierack, German jurist and politician (d. 1946)
* 1892 – Germaine Tailleferre, French composer (d. 1983)
* 1894 – Elizabeth Dilling, American author and activist (d. 1966)
* 1897 – Jiroemon Kimura, Japanese supercentenarian and oldest living person in Japan.
* 1897 – Peter de Noronha, Indian businessman and philanthropist (d. 1970)
* 1897 – Constance Talmadge, American actress (d. 1973)
* 1899 – George O'Brien, American actor (d. 1985)
* 1900 – Richard Hughes, English novelist (d. 1976)
* 1900 – Roland Michener, Canadian politician, Governor General (1967-1974) (d. 1991)
* 1903 – Eliot Ness, American lawman (d. 1957)
* 1907 – Alan Wheatley, English actor (d. 1991)
* 1912 – Glenn T. Seaborg, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1999)
* 1920 – Gene Leis, American jazz guitarist and educator (d. 1993)
* 1921 – Anna Lee Aldred, American first licenced female jockey (d. 2006)
* 1922 – Erich Hartmann, German fighter pilot (d. 1993)
* 1925 – Hugh O'Brian, American actor
* 1925 – John Kraaijkamp, Sr., Dutch actor and comedian (d. 2011)
* 1926 – Rawya Ateya, Egyptian politician and first female parliamentarian in the Arab world (d. 1997)
* 1928 – Alexis Korner, English musician (d. 1984)
* 1930 – Dick Sargent, American actor (d. 1994)
* 1931 – Garfield Morgan, English actor (d. 2009)
* 1931 – Walter Stewart, Canadian journalist (d. 2004)
* 1932 – Fernando Botero, Colombian artist
* 1933 – Dickie Bird, English cricket umpire
* 1933 – Jayne Mansfield, American actress (d. 1967)
* 1934 – Dickie Goodman, American producer of novelty songs (d. 1989)
* 1935 – Dudley Moore, English actor, comedian and composer (d. 2002)
* 1935 – Justin Rigali, American Roman Catholic cardinal
* 1936 – Wilfried Martens, Belgian politician, Prime Minister (1979-1992)
* 1937 – Elinor Donahue, American actress
* 1937 – Joseph Estrada, Philippine actor and politician, 13th President (1998-2001)
* 1938 – Stanley Fish, American literary theorist and legal scholar
* 1940 – Dougal Haston, Scottish mountaineer (d. 1977)
* 1940 – Genya Ravan, American vocalist (Goldie & the Gingerbreads, Ten Wheel Drive)
* 1941 – Roberto Carlos, Brazilian singer
* 1941 – Bobby Russell, American songwriter (d. 1992)
* 1942 – Bas Jan Ader, Dutch artist (disappeared 1975)
* 1942 – Alan Price, English musician (The Animals, The Alan Price Set)
* 1942 – Jack Roush, American racing entrepreneur
* 1943 – Eve Graham, Scottish singer (The New Seekers)
* 1944 – Keith Erickson, American basketball player
* 1944 – James Heckman, American economist, Bank of Sweden Prize
* 1944 – Bernie Worrell, American keyboardist (P Funk)
* 1946 – Tim Curry, British actor
* 1946 – Mary Jo Slater, American casting director
* 1947 – Murray Perahia, American pianist
* 1947 – Mark Volman, American musician (The Turtles, The Mothers Of Invention)
* 1948 – Stuart McLean, Canadian radio host
* 1948 – Rick Miller, American baseball player
* 1949 – Paloma Picasso daughter of artist Pablo Picasso
* 1949 – Larry Walters, American "lawn chair" pilot (d. 1993)
* 1951 – Barry Brown, American actor and writer (d. 1978)
* 1951 – Jóannes Eidesgaard, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
* 1952 – Alexis Argüello, Nicaraguan boxer (d. 2009)
* 1953 – Rod Morgenstein, American musician (Winger)
* 1953 – Ruby Wax, American comedian
* 1954 – Trevor Francis, English footballer
* 1954 – Bob Rock, Canadian record producer & musician (The Payolas)
* 1956 – Sue Barker, British sports presenter, former tennis player
* 1957 – Mukesh Ambani, Indian businessman
* 1957 – Tony Martin, English musician (Black Sabbath)
* 1958 – Steve Antin, American actor and director
* 1959 – Donald Markwell, Australian educator, Warden of Rhodes House, Oxford
* 1960 – Ara Gevorgyan, Armenian musician, composer and musical producer
* 1960 – Roger Merrett, Australian footballer
* 1960 – John Schweitz, American basketball player and coach
* 1960 – Frank Viola, American baseball player
* 1961 – Spike Owen, American baseball player
* 1962 – Al Unser, Jr., American race car driver
* 1963 – Valerie Plame, American C.I.A. agent and author
* 1964 – Gordon Marshall, Scottish footballer
* 1965 – Natalie Dessay, French soprano
* 1965 – Suge Knight, American record producer
* 1966 – Véronique Gens, French soprano
* 1966 – Brett Gladman, Canadian astronomer
* 1966 – David La Haye, Canadian actor
* 1966 – Osamu Matsuda, Japanese professional wrestler
* 1966 – Julia Neigel, German singer, songwriter, producer, author and entertainer
* 1967 – Steven H Silver, American science fiction editor
* 1967 – Dar Williams, American musician and songwriter
* 1967 – Philippe Saint-André, French rugby union player and coach
* 1968 – Ashley Judd, American actress
* 1968 – Pascal Kleiman, Spanish DJ, producer, musician
* 1968 – Mswati III, King of Swaziland
* 1968 – Arshad Warsi, Indian actor
* 1969 – Andrew Carnie, Linguistics professor at the University of Arizona
* 1969 – Jesse James, American television personality and motorcycle builder
* 1969 – Susan Polgar, Hungarian-born American chess player
* 1970 – Kelly Holmes, English athlete
* 1970 – Luis Miguel, Mexican pop singer
* 1972 – Rivaldo, Brazilian footballer
* 1972 – Jeff Wilkins, American football player
* 1973 – Alessio Scarpi, Italian footballer
* 1973 – George Gregan, Australian rugby union player
* 1974 – Akara Amarttayakul, Thai actor
* 1975 – Jason Gillespie, Australian cricketer
* 1975 – Jussi Jääskeläinen, Finnish footballer
* 1976 – Ruud Jolie, Dutch guitarist (Within Temptation)
* 1976 – Scott Padgett, American basketball player
* 1977 – Joe Beimel, American baseball player
* 1977 – Lucien Mettomo, Cameroonian footballer
* 1977 – Dennys Reyes, Mexican baseball player
* 1978 – James Franco, American actor
* 1978 – Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer
* 1978 – Amanda Sage, American born visionary artist
* 1979 – Kate Hudson, American actress
* 1979 – Zhao Junzhe, Chinese footballer
* 1980 – Alexis Thorpe, American actress
* 1981 – Hayden Christensen, Canadian actor
* 1981 – Ryuta Hara, Japanese footballer
* 1981 – Martin Havlat, Czech hockey player
* 1981 – James Hibberd, British cricketer
* 1981 – Napakpapha Nakprasitte, Thai film actress
* 1981 – Troy Polamalu, American football player
* 1981 – Catalina Sandino Moreno, Colombian actress
* 1982 – Rocco Sabato, Italian footballer
* 1982 – Sitiveni Sivivatu, New Zealand All Black rugby player
* 1983 – Alberto Callaspo, Venezuelan baseball player
* 1983 – Zack Duke, American baseball player
* 1983 – Joe Mauer, American baseball player
* 1983 – Patrick Platins, German footballer
* 1983 – Curtis Thigpen, American baseball player
* 1984 – Lee Da Hae, South Korean actress
* 1984 – Christopher Pearce, British cricketer
* 1985 – Valon Behrami, Swiss footballer
* 1985 – Jan Zimmermann, German goalkeeper
* 1986 – Pascal Angan, Beninese footballer
* 1986 – Candace Parker, American basketball player
* 1986 – Karlee Pérez, American professional wrestler and manager
* 1986 – Gabe Pruitt, American basketball player
* 1986 – Will Thursfield, British footballer
* 1987 – Oksana Akinshina, Russian actress
* 1987 – Joe Hart, English footballer
* 1987 – Courtland Mead, American actor
* 1987 – Daniel Schuhmacher, German singer
* 1987 – Maria Sharapova, Russian tennis player
* 1988 – Enrique Esqueda Mexican footballer
* 1989 – Fiona MacGillivray, Canadian vocalist (The Cottars)
* 1989 – Dominik Mader, German footballer
* 1989 – Daisuke Watabe, Japanese footballer
* 1990 – Kim Chiu, Filipino actress
* 1990 – Damien Le Tallec, French footballer
* 1990 – Patrick Wiegers, German footballer
* 1991 – Steve Cook, British footballer
* 1991 – Haruna Kojima, Japanese actress and singer (AKB48)
* 1992 – Paul-Jose M'Poku, Belgian footballer

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