Famous Birthdays on 6th April

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1483 - Raphael Sanzio, Urbino, Italy, Italian painter/master builder (Madonna Sistina and School of Athens) (birthday in the Julian calendar)
1613 - Stjepan Gradić, Croatian philosopher and scientist (d. 1683)
1631 - Vincenzo De Grandis, composer
1632 - Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1649)
1651 - André Dacier, French classical scholar (d. 1722)
1660 - Johann Kuhnau, composer
1664 - Arvid Horn, Swedish statesman (d. 1742)
1671 - Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French playwright/poet (Sacred Odes & Songs)
1672 - Andre Cardinal Destouches, composer
1708 - George Reuter, composer
1752 - Johann Friedrich Kranz, composer
1757 - Alessandro Rolla, composer
1773 - James Mill, Scotland, philosopher/historian (Hist of British India)
1778 - Joseph Funk, composer
Italian painter and architect RaphaelItalian painter and architect Raphael (1483) 1810 - Philip Gosse, intentor of institutional aquarium, writer (Omphalos)
1812 - Aaron Bernstein, writer
1812 - Gavril Yakimovich Lomakin, composer
1812 - Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (d. 1870)
1815 - Friedrich Robert Volkmann, composer
1818 - Francis Henry Brown, composer
1818 - Aasmund Olavsson Vinje, Norwegian poet (d. 1870)
1819 - Johann A H Scheler, Belgian librarian
1823 - Joseph Medill, St John NB Canada, newspaper editor (Chicago Tribune)
1826 - Gustave Moreau, French painter
1828 - Charles William Field, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1892
1830 - James Augustine Healy, Macon Ga, 1st black Roman Catholic bishop
1833 - Johan H C Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskrit, Old Javan)
1835 - Jose Marraco y Ferrer, composer
1841 - Karl Binding, German jurist (d. 1920)
1844 - Joseph Ludwig, composer
1849 - John William Waterhouse, British painter (d. 1917)
1851 - Guillaume Bigourdan, French astronomer (d. 1932)
1860 - René Lalique, French jewel designer
1866 - Joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities)
1869 - Louis Raemakers, Dutch draftsman/painter
1871 - Alexander, grandson of England's Queen Victoria
1878 - Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, composer
1878 - Erich Mühsam, German author (d. 1934)
1883 - Mien Labberton, Dutch poetress
1884 - Walter Huston, Tor, actor (Maltese Falcon, Treasure of Sierra Madre)
1885 - Carlos Leon Salzedo, composer
1886 - Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII, The Last Nizam of Hyderabad state (d. 1967)
1888 - Daniel Andersson, Swedish poet/writer (Svarta Ballader)
1889 - Barry Macollum, Northern Ireland
1889 - Gabriela Mistral, writer
1890 - Andre L Danjon, French astronomer
1890 - Anthony Fokker, Dutch aviation pioneer and an aircraft manufacturer (Eindecker monoplanes, Fokker Triplane)
1892 - Donald Wills Douglas, US, aircraft pioneer (McConnell Douglas)
1892 - Lowell Thomas, Woodington Ohio, newscaster (High Adventure)
1892 - Mateusz Glinski, composer
1894 - Gertrude Baines, American Supercentarian
1896 - Juan Tomas Perez, composer
1898 - Bobby Gilbert, PA
1900 - Andres Sas, composer
1900 - Leo Robin, US writer (Thanks For the Memory)
1901 - Willem Pelemans, Flemish composer/music reviewer
1901 - Pier Giorgio Frassati, Italian Catholic (d. 1925)
1902 - Gertrude Short, Cincinnati OH, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus)
1902 - Veniamin Kaverin, Russian writer (d. 1989)
1903 - Harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer
1903 - Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher (.320 avg)
1904 - Kurt G Kiesinger, German chancellor (Wherever They May Be)
1906 - John Betjeman, English Poet Laureate 1972-1984 (Mount Zion)
1908 - Vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer
1909 - Hermann Lang, German race car driver (d. 1987)
1909 - William M. Branham, American evangelist (d. 1965)
1910 - Desmond Dreyer, British admiral
1911 - Phyllis Margaret Duncan Tate, composer
1912 - Endre Szekely, composer
1912 - Wilhelmus H L "Willem" Tollenaar, actor/director (Don Carlos)
1917 - Julian Faber, CEO (Willis Faber)
1917 - Shakey, [Walter Horton], Miss, harmonicist (Everybody's Fishin')
1917 - Leonora Carrington, Clayton-le-Woods UK, British-Mexican Surrealist artist
1918 - Joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham)
1918 - Karen Verne, Berlin Germany, actress (Madame X)
1918 - Alfredo Ovando Candía, Bolivian president (d. 1982)
1919 - Paula Kelly, Grove City, Pennsylvania, American big band singer
1920 - Bernard Carter, British painter/etcher
1921 - Andrew Welsh Imbrie, composer
1921 - Franta Belsky, British sculptor
1921 - Lord Moore of Wolvercote [Philip Brian Cecil Moore], Private Secretary to the Sovereign (UK)
1925 - Arthur D Larsen, tennis champ (US Open-1950)
1925 - John Knox, British supreme court justice
1925 - Marcus Worsley, Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, (d. 2012)
1926 - Ian Paisley, North Ireland, clergyman/MP
1926 - Gil Kane, Latvian-born cartoonist (d. 2000)
1927 - David Ingram, Vice-Chancellor (University of Kent at Canterbury)
1927 - Gerry Mulligan, British saxophonist/orchestra leader (Jazz on a Summer Day)
Molecular biologist James WatsonMolecular biologist James Watson (1928) 1928 - James Watson, American chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA)
1928 - Joi Lansing, Salt Lake City Utah, actress (Bob Cummings Show)
1929 - Andre Previn, Berlin Germany, conductor (London Symphony)/pianist
1929 - Arthur S Taylor Jr, US drummer/band leader (Taylor's Wailers)
1929 - Edison Vasalievich Denisov, composer
1929 - Li Yuan-chia, artist
1929 - Willis Hall, British writer
1931 - Ivan Dixon, NYC, actor (Car Wash, Hogan's Heroes)
1931 - Joan Carlyle, British soprano
1933 - Dudley Sutton, British actor (Leather Boys, Brimstone & Treacle)
1933 - Roy Goode, British lawyer
1933 - Eduardo Malapit, American Democratic politician (d. 2007)
1934 - Antonius Geesink, Holland, judo (Olympic-gold-1964)
1934 - Reijo Jyrkiainen, composer
1935 - James Graham, 8th Duke of Montrose, Southern Rhodesia-born hereditary peer of the Peerage of Scotland
1935 - John Pepper Clark, Nigeria, writer (Horn, Song of a Goat)
1936 - Manfred Schoof, composer
Actor Billy Dee WilliamsActor Billy Dee Williams (1937) 1937 - Billy Dee Williams, Harlem NYC, actor (Chiefs, Empire Strikes Back)
1937 - Merle Haggard, Bakersfield California, country singer (Death Valley Days)
1937 - Tom Veivers, cricketer (Australian off-spinner in the 60's)
1938 - Paul Daniels, British magician
1938 - Roy Thinnes, Chicago Ill, actor (Invaders, Falcon Crest, Gen Hospital)
1939 - André Ouellet, French Canadian politician
1940 - Anne Campbell, MP
1940 - Homero Aridjis, Mexican poet (La Tumba de Filidor)
1940 - Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Mexican actor
1941 - Hans W Geissendorfer, Augsburg Germany, director (Sternsteinhof)
1941 - Gheorghe Zamfir, Romanian musician
1942 - Barry Levinson, Baltimore MD, director (Rainman)
1942 - Phil Austin, comedian (Firesign Theater)
1943 - Harry Conroy, trade unionist
1943 - Joaquin Agostinho, Portuguese cyclist
1943 - Roger Cook, investigative journalist/broadcaster
1943 - Susan Tolsky, Houston, actress (Madame's Place, Here Comes the Brides)
1944 - Felicity Palmer, British mezzo-soprano
1944 - John Stax, rocker (Pretty Things-Don't Bring Me Down)
1945 - Rodney Bickerstaffe, trade unionist
1945 - Neal Boortz, American talk radio personality
1946 - Paul Beresford, MP
1947 - Jan Kees Wiebenga, Dutch MP (VVD)
1947 - John Ratzenberger, Bridgeport Ct, actor (Cliff Clavin-Cheers)
1947 - Tony Cooner, Essex, drummer (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
1948 - Patrika Darbo, American actress
1949 - Jane Actman, NYC, actress (Barbara-Paul Lynde Show)
1949 - Mary Maples Dunn, college president (Smith College)
1950 - Dennis E Eckart, (Rep-D-OH, 1981- )
1951 - Ralph Cooper, Australia, drummer (Air Supply-All Out of Love)
1951 - Bert Blyleven, Dutch-born baseball player
1952 - Judith McConnell, actress (Sophia Capwell-Santa Barbara)
1952 - Marilu Henner, Chicago, actress (Taxi, Man Who Loved Women, Eve Shade)
1952 - Udo Dirkshneider, heavy metal rocker (Accept-Balls to the Wall, Udo)
1953 - Janet Lynn, ice skater (Olympics-bronze-1972)
1953 - Christopher Franke, German musician and composer
1954 - Judi Bowker, Shawford England, actress (Clash of the Titans)
1955 - Keith Hunter Jesperson, Canadian-born serial killer
1955 - Michael Rooker, American actor
1956 - Dilip Vengsarkar, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1976-92)
1956 - Mudassar Nazar, cricketer (son of Nazar Mohammad Pakistani bat)
1957 - Maurizio Damilano, Italian speed walker (30K World Record)
1957 - Paolo Nespoli, Italian astronaut
1959 - Dianne Brill, Tampa, fashion designer/party girl (Queen of the Night)
1960 - Warren Haynes, Asheville, North Carolina, rock and blues guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band)
1961 - Mike Schuchart, Omaha NE, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Tour Championship)
1961 - Rory Bremner, impressionist
1962 - Stan Cullimore, bassist (Housemartins-Happy Hour, Over There)
1963 - Lorenzo Lynch, NFL safety (Az Cardinals, Oakland Raiders)
1964 - Bill Brooks, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)
1964 - Johnny Dee, heavy metal drummer (Britny Fox-Boys in Heat, King Kobra)
1964 - Phil Gayle, English news presenter
1965 - Gerald Diduck, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
1965 - Rica Reinisch, German DR, 100m/200m backstroke (Olympic-gold-1980)
1965 - Virginia Lee, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1965 - Lieve Slegers, Belgian athlete
1966 - Kymberly Paige, Newport Beach Ca, playmate (May, 1987)
1966 - Young Man Kang, South Korean film director
1967 - Derrick Fenner, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
1968 - Chris Anderson, Australian high jumper (Olympics-96)
1968 - Vanessa Lann, American composer
1969 - Andy Harmon, NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
1969 - Ari Meyers, San Juan PR, actress (Emma McArdle-Kate & Allie)
1969 - Bret Boone, El Cajon CA, infielder (Cin Reds)
1969 - Brian Williams, NBA center/forward (Detroit Pistons, LA Clippers)
1969 - Jack Canfora, American playwright
Actor Paul RuddActor Paul Rudd (1969) 1969 - Paul Rudd, Passaic, New Jersey, American actor (Clueless, The 40-Year-Old Virgin)
1970 - Olaf Kolzig, Johannesbourg Saf, NHL goalie (Washington Capitals)
1970 - Oliver Miller, NBA forward/center (Toronto Raptors)
1970 - Huang Xiaomin, Chinese swimmer
1971 - Anthony Redmon, guard (Arizona Cardinals)
1971 - Tamara Henry, Miss USA-Arkansas (1997)
1971 - Tom Sorensen, Racine Wisc, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)
1971 - Vivian Y Herding, Albuquerque NM, Miss America-NM (1996)
1971 - Lou Merloni, American baseball player
1972 - Dickey Simpkins, NBA forward (SF Warriors, Chicago Bulls)
1972 - Donald Blair, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
1972 - Hurvin McCormack, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
1972 - Jason Hervey, actor (Wayne Arnold-Wonder Years)
1973 - Donnie Edwards, linebacker (KC Chiefs)
1973 - Randall Godfrey, linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
1973 - Rie Miyazawa, Japanese actress/singer
1973 - Sun Wen, Chinese footballer
1973 - Gina Yashere, English comedian
1974 - Robert Kovač, Croatian footballer
1975 - Dannon Phillip Pampolina, rapper/drummer (Party)
Actor Zach BraffActor Zach Braff (1975) 1975 - Zach Braff, South Orange, New Jersey, American actor (Dr. John Dorian-Scrubs)
1976 - Candace H Cameron Bure, actress (DJ Tanner-Full House)
1976 - Simon Coombes, Melbourne VIC Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
1976 - Georg Hólm, Icelandic musician
1977 - Andy Phillips, American Baseball Player
1978 - Tim Hasselbeck, American football player
1978 - Myleene Klass, British singer
1978 - Martin Mendez, Uruguayan-born Bassist (Opeth)
1978 - Blaine Neal, American baseball player

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