Sunday, April 19, 2015

April 19 Birthdays

626 – Eanflæd, English daughter of Edwin of Northumbria (d. 685)
1603 – Michel Le Tellier, French politician, French Minister of Defence (d. 1685)
1613 – Christoph Bach, German pianist (d. 1661)
1658 – Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine, German husband of Archduchess Maria Anna Josepha of Austria (d. 1716)
1660 – Sebastián Durón, Spanish composer (d. 1716)
1665 – Jacques Lelong, French author (d. 1721)
1686 – Vasily Tatishchev, Russian ethnographer and politician (d. 1750)
1715 – James Nares, English organist and composer (d. 1783)
1721 – Roger Sherman, American lawyer and politician (d. 1793)
1734 – Karl von Ordóñez, Austrian composer (d. 1786)
1757 – Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, English admiral and politician (d. 1833)
1758 – William Carnegie, 7th Earl of Northesk, Scottish admiral (d. 1831)
1785 – Alexandre Pierre François Boëly, French pianist and composer (d. 1858)
1787 – Deaf Smith, American soldier (d. 1837)
1793 – Ferdinand I of Austria (d. 1875)
1814 – Louis Amédée Achard, French author (d. 1875)
1832 – José Echegaray, Spanish poet and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1916)
1835 – Julius Krohn, Finnish poet and journalist (d. 1888)
1874 – Ernst Rüdin, Swiss psychiatrist, geneticist, and eugenicist (d. 1952)
1877 – Ole Evinrude, Norwegian-American inventor, invented the outboard motor (d. 1934)
1882 – Getúlio Vargas, Brazilian lawyer and politician, 14th President of Brazil (d. 1954)
1883 – Henry Jameson, American soccer player (d. 1938)
1883 – Richard von Mises, Austrian-American mathematician and physicist (d. 1953)
1885 – Karl Tarvas, Estonian architect (d. 1975)
1889 – Otto Georg Thierack, German jurist and politician (d. 1946)
1891 – Françoise Rosay, French opera singer, diseuse, and actress (d. 1974)
1892 – Germaine Tailleferre, French composer (d. 1983)
1894 – Elizabeth Dilling, American author and activist (d. 1966)
1897 – Peter de Noronha, Indian businessman and philanthropist (d. 1970)
1897 – Jiroemon Kimura, Japanese super-centenarian (d. 2013)
1897 – Constance Talmadge, American actress (d. 1973)
1899 – George O'Brien, American actor (d. 1985)
1900 – Richard Hughes, English author, poet, and playwright (d. 1976)
1900 – Roland Michener, Canadian lawyer and politician, 20th Governor General of Canada (d. 1991)
1902 – Veniamin Kaverin, Russian author (d. 1989)
1903 – Eliot Ness, American lawman (d. 1957)
1907 – Alan Wheatley, English actor (d. 1991)
1912 – Glenn Seaborg, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1999)
1917 – Sven Hassel, Danish-German soldier and author (d. 2012)
1919 – Sol Kaplan, American composer (d. 1990)
1920 – Gene Leis, American guitarist, composer, and producer (d. 1993)
1920 – John O'Neil, American baseball player and manager (d. 2012)
1920 – Julien Ries, Belgian cardinal (d. 2013)
1921 – Anna Lee Aldred, American jockey (d. 2006)
1922 – Erich Hartmann, German soldier and pilot (d. 1993)
1925 – John Kraaijkamp, Sr., Dutch actor (d. 2011)
1925 – Hugh O'Brian, American actor
1926 – Rawya Ateya, Egyptian politician (d. 1997)
1927 – Mr. Kenneth, American hairdresser (d. 2013)
1928 – John Horlock, English engineer and academic
1928 – Alexis Korner, French-English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Blues Incorporated and Collective Consciousness Society) (d. 1984)
1928 – Azlan Shah of Perak (d. 2014)
1930 – Ewan Jamieson, New Zealand air marshal (d. 2013)
1930 – Dick Sargent, American actor (d. 1994)
1931 – Garfield Morgan, English actor (d. 2009)
1931 – Walter Stewart, Canadian journalist and author (d. 2004)
1932 – Fernando Botero, Colombian painter and sculptor
1933 – Dickie Bird, English cricketer and umpire
1933 – Jayne Mansfield, American model, actress, and singer (d. 1967)
1933 – Philip Lavallin Wroughton, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire
1934 – Ox Baker, American wrestler and actor (d. 2014)
1934 – Dickie Goodman, American record producer (d. 1989)
1935 – Dudley Moore, English actor, screenwriter, and composer (d. 2002)
1935 – Justin Francis Rigali, American cardinal
1936 – Wilfried Martens, Belgian politician, 60th Prime Minister of Belgium (d. 2013)
1936 – Jack Pardee, American football player and coach (d. 2013)
1937 – Antonio Carluccio, Italian-English chef and author
1937 – Elinor Donahue, American actress
1937 – Joseph Estrada, Filipino actor, producer, and politician, 13th President of the Philippines
1938 – Stanley Fish, American academic and scholar
1939 – E. Clay Shaw, Jr., American accountant and politician (d. 2013)
1940 – Dougal Haston, Scottish mountaineer (d. 1977)
1940 – Genya Ravan, American singer-songwriter and producer (Goldie & the Gingerbreads and Ten Wheel Drive)
1941 – Priit Aimla, Estonian author, poet, and playwright
1941 – Roberto Carlos, Brazilian singer-songwriter and actor
1941 – Michel Roux, French-English chef
1941 – Bobby Russell, American singer-songwriter (d. 1992)
1942 – Bas Jan Ader, Dutch-American photographer and director (d. 1975)
1942 – Alan Price, English keyboard player and songwriter (The Animals)
1942 – Jack Roush, American businessman, founded Roush Fenway Racing
1942 – Maarten van den Bergh, Dutch businessman
1943 – Eve Graham, Scottish singer (The New Seekers)
1943 – Margo MacDonald, Scottish politician (d. 2014)
1943 – Lorenzo Sanz, Spanish businessman
1944 – Keith Erickson, American basketball player and sportscaster
1944 – James Heckman, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate
1944 – Bernie Worrell, American keyboard player and songwriter (Parliament-Funkadelic, Praxis, and Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains)
1946 – Tim Curry, English actor and singer
1946 – Euphrosyne Doxiadis, Greek artist and writer
1946 – Mary Jo Slater, American casting director and producer
1947 – Murray Perahia, American pianist and conductor
1947 – Wilfrid Stevenson, Baron Stevenson of Balmacara, English civil servant
1947 – Yan Pascal Tortelier, French violinist and conductor
1947 – Mark Volman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Turtles, Flo & Eddie, and The Mothers of Invention)
1948 – Stuart McLean, Canadian radio host and author
1948 – Rick Miller, American baseball player and manager
1949 – Paloma Picasso, French-Spanish fashion designer
1949 – Larry Walters, American truck driver and pilot (d. 1993)
1950 – Julia Cleverdon, English businesswoman and philanthropist
1951 – Barry Brown, American actor and playwright (d. 1978)
1951 – Jóannes Eidesgaard, Faroese educator and politician, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
1952 – Alexis Argüello, Nicaraguan boxer and politician (d. 2009)
1952 – Tony Plana, Cuban-American actor and director
1952 – Michael Trend, English politician
1953 – Rod Morgenstein, American drummer (Winger, Dixie Dregs, Platypus, and The Jelly Jam)
1953 – Ruby Wax, American-English comedian and actress
1954 – Trevor Francis, English footballer and manager
1954 – Bob Rock, Canadian guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Payolas)
1956 – Sue Barker, English tennis player and journalist
1956 – Randy Carlyle, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1956 – Anne Glover, Scottish biologist and academic
1957 – Mukesh Ambani, Indian businessman
1957 – Tony Martin, English singer-songwriter (Black Sabbath, Giuntini Project, and Empire)
1958 – Steve Antin, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1958 – Denis O'Brien, Irish businessman, founded BT Ireland
1958 – Vytautas Šapranauskas, Lithuanian actor (d. 2013)
1959 – Jane Campbell, Baroness Campbell of Surbiton, English activist
1959 – Donald Markwell, Australian sociologist and educator
1959 – Teofisto Guingona III, Filipino politician
1960 – Nicoletta Braschi, Italian actress and producer
1960 – Ara Gevorgyan, Armenian pianist, composer, and producer
1960 – Roger Merrett, Australian footballer and coach
1960 – John Schweitz, American basketball player and coach
1960 – Frank Viola, American baseball player and coach
1961 – Spike Owen, American baseball player and coach
1961 – Richard Phelps, English pentathlete
1961 – Albert Martinez, Filipino actor
1962 – Al Unser, Jr., American race car driver
1964 – Gordon Marshall, Scottish footballer and coach
1964 – Kim Weaver, American astrophysicist
1965 – Natalie Dessay, French soprano
1965 – Suge Knight, American record producer, co-founded Death Row Records
1966 – Véronique Gens, French soprano
1966 – Brett J. Gladman, Canadian astronomer and academic
1966 – David La Haye, Canadian actor
1966 – Julia Neigel, Russian-German singer-songwriter and producer
1966 – El Samurai, Japanese wrestler
1967 – Philippe Saint-André, French rugby player and coach
1967 – Steven H Silver, American journalist and author
1967 – Dar Williams, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Cry Cry Cry)
1968 – Mswati III of Swaziland
1968 – Ashley Judd, American actress
1968 – Pascal Kleiman, Spanish DJ, producer, and songwriter
1968 – Arshad Warsi, Indian actor, singer, and producer
1969 – Andrew Carnie, Canadian-American educator and author
1969 – Jesse James, American motorcycle builder, founded West Coast Choppers
1969 – Susan Polgar, Hungarian-American chess player
1970 – Kelly Holmes, English middle distance athlete
1970 – Luis Miguel, Mexican singer-songwriter and producer
1971 – Gad Elmaleh, Moroccan-French comedian and actor
1971 – You Hee-yeol, South Korean singer-songwriter and host
1972 – Rivaldo, Brazilian footballer
1972 – Jeff Wilkins, American football player
1973 – George Gregan, Zambian-Australian rugby player and coach
1973 – Alessio Scarpi, Italian footballer
1974 – Akara Amarttayakul, Thai actor
1975 – Jason Gillespie, Australian cricketer and coach
1975 – Jussi Jääskeläinen, Finnish footballer
1976 – Ruud Jolie, Dutch guitarist (Within Temptation)
1976 – Scott Padgett, American basketball player, coach, and radio host
1976 – Kim Young-oh, South Korean author and illustrator
1977 – Joe Beimel, American baseball player
1977 – Lucien Mettomo, Cameroonian footballer
1977 – Dennys Reyes, Mexican baseball player
1977 – Jonny Storm, English wrestler
1978 – James Franco, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1978 – Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer
1978 – Amanda Sage, American-Austrian painter
1979 – Rocky Bernard, American football player
1979 – Kate Hudson, American actress and singer
1979 – Zhao Junzhe, Chinese footballer
1979 – Nicole Raczynski, American wrestler
1979 – Antoaneta Stefanova, Bulgarian chess player
1980 – Jason Blaine, Canadian singer-songwriter
1980 – Robyn Regehr, Brazilian-Canadian ice hockey player
1980 – Alexis Thorpe, American actress
1981 – Hayden Christensen, Canadian actor
1981 – Ryuta Hara, Japanese footballer
1981 – Martin Havlát, Czech ice hockey player
1981 – Kasie Head, American model, Miss Oklahoma USA 2002
1981 – James Hibberd, English cricketer
1981 – Napakpapha Nakprasitte, Thai actress
1981 – Troy Polamalu, American football player
1981 – Catalina Sandino Moreno, Colombian actress
1982 – Joseph Hagerty, American gymnast
1982 – Filip Jícha, Czech handballer
1982 – Samuel C. Morrison, Jr., Liberian entrepreneur
1982 – Rocco Sabato, Italian footballer
1982 – Ignacio Serricchio, Argentinian-American actor
1982 – Sitiveni Sivivatu, New Zealand rugby player
1983 – Alberto Callaspo, Venezuelan-American baseball player
1983 – Zach 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, English cricketer
1985 – Valon Behrami, Swiss footballer
1985 – Jan Zimmermann, German footballer
1986 – Maxine, American wrestler and model
1986 – Pascal Angan, Beninese footballer
1986 – Heather Kuzmich, American model
1986 – Zhou Mi, Chinese singer-songwriter and actor (Super Junior-M and SM the Ballad)
1986 – Candace Parker, American basketball player
1986 – Gabe Pruitt, American basketball player
1986 – Will Thursfield, English-Australian footballer
1987 – Oksana Akinshina, Russian actress
1987 – David Cavazos, Mexican singer-songwriter
1987 – Luigi Giorgi, Italian footballer
1987 – Joe Hart, English footballer
1987 – Courtland Mead, American actor
1987 – Daniel Schuhmacher, German singer-songwriter
1987 – Maria Sharapova, Russian tennis player
1987 – Lauren Wilson, Canadian figure skater
1988 – Enrique Esqueda, Mexican footballer
1988 – Haruna Kojima, Japanese actress and singer (AKB48 and no3b)
1988 – Saya Yūki, Japanese actress
1989 – Dominik Mader, German footballer
1989 – Kristen O'Connor, American singer and guitarist
1989 – Belinda Owusu, English actress
1989 – Daisuke Watabe, Japanese footballer
1990 – Himchan, South Korean singer and dancer (B.A.P)
1990 – Jackie Bradley, Jr., American baseball player
1990 – Kim Chiu, Filipino actress
1990 – Héctor Miguel Herrera, Mexican footballer
1990 – Damien Le Tallec, French footballer
1990 – Teo Olivares, American actor
1990 – Patrick Wiegers, German footballer
1990 – Gretchen Ho, Filipino volleyball player and host
1991 – Steve Cook, English footballer
1991 – Kelly Olynyk, Canadian basketball player
1992 – Paul-Jose M'Poku, Belgian footballer
1993 – Sebastian de Souza, English actor
1994 – Lee Areum, South Korean singer (T-ara and T-ara N4)
1995 – Akira Saitō, Japanese actress

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