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Super Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for April 17

Last Updated 04-25-2024

Roy Gallant -- is 100 in the year 2024 and 101 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1924
Children's Author (m)

✍⛪Cynthia Ozick -- is 96 in the year 2024 and 97 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1928
Writer (m), Novelist, Essayist, Short Story Writer (m), Jewish, Feminist

🎵🎷Warren Chiasson -- is 90 in the year 2024 and 91 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1934
Vibraharpist, Jazz Musician, Canadian
Misc: a pioneer of the four-mallet vibraphone technique

🎵Alexander Graves -- is 88 in the year 2024 and 89 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1936
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: aka Pete Graves
Group Names: The Moonglows

🎵Tony Bellus -- is 88 in the year 2024 and 89 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1936
Accordionist, Pop Singer

🎭David Bradley -- is 82 in the year 2024 and 83 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1942 N.S.
Actor, English
TV Shows: Game of Thrones, Mount Pleasant, The Strain (as Abraham Setrakian)
Movie Titles: Captain America (series), Harry Potter (series)

🎵🎷Buster Williams -- is 82 in the year 2024 and 83 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1942
Jazz Bassist

🎵🎷Han Bennink -- is 82 in the year 2024 and 83 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1942
Percussionist, Jazz Musician, Dutch (Netherlands)

🎭Anna Marie Holmes -- is 81 in the year 2024 and 82 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1943
Dancer (m), Canadian

🎵🎸Roy Ralph Estrada -- is 81 in the year 2024 and 82 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1943
Criminal, Rock and Roll Bassist
Group Names: Little Feat, Mothers Of Invention

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🏆Curry Kirkpatrick -- is 81 in the year 2024 and 82 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1943 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Sports Figure

🏆🏒Dennis Hextall -- is 81 in the year 2024 and 82 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1943
NHL Forward, Canadian
Names/Places: Brian's son

📰Roger O'Neil -- is 79 in the year 2024 and 80 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1945
Correspondent
TV Shows: NBC News

🎭Charles Frank -- is 77 in the year 2024 and 78 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1947
Actor, Director (m)
TV Shows: All My Children, The Chisholms, Young Maverick, Filthy Rich (as Stanley Beck), Emerald Point NAS (as Lt. Cmdr. Jack Warren)
Movie Titles: The Right Stuff, Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo

🎵Jan Hammer -- is 76 in the year 2024 and 77 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1948 N.S.
Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Drummer, Keyboardist, Pianist, Synthesizer, Jazz-Fusion Performer, Czech
Misc: soundtracks; no relation to M.C.
Group Names: Jeff Beck Group, soloist
Song Titles: Miami Vice Theme
TV Shows: Miami Vice (music composer)

🎭Paul Thomas -- is 75 in the year 2024 and 76 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1949 N.S.
XXX-rated actor, Director (m)

🎭L. Scott Caldwell -- is 74 in the year 2024 and 75 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1950
Actress
Names/Places: FN:Laverne
TV Shows: The Secret Life of the American Teenager (as Margaret Shakur), Lost (as Rose Nadler)
Movie Titles: The Fugitive, Gridiron Gang, The Net, Concussion

🏆⚾Pedro García -- is 74 in the year 2024 and 75 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1950
MLB Player, Puerto Rican

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🎵Izaskum Amezaga -- is 74 in the year 2024 and 75 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1950
Singer
Names/Places: aka Izaskyn Uranga
Group Names: Mocedades

🏆🏈Delvin Williams -- is 73 in the year 2024 and 74 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1951
NFL Player

🎭Olivia Hussey -- is 73 in the year 2024 and 74 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1951
Actress, Argentine
Movie Titles: Romeo and Juliet, Black Christmas, Death on the Nile, It

🎵Alan Prosser -- is 73 in the year 2024 and 74 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1951
Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Oyster Band

🎵Michael Sembello -- is 70 in the year 2024 and 71 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1954
Music Producer, Arranger, Composer, Songwriter, Singer, Guitarist
Misc: a highly sought-after sessionist
Song Titles: Maniac, Automatic Man

🏆⚾Dennis Walling -- is 70 in the year 2024 and 71 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1954
MLB Player
Names/Places: aka Denny

🎵Fred Krc -- is 70 in the year 2024 and 71 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1954
Drummer

🎭Kristine Sutherland -- is 69 in the year 2024 and 70 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1955
Actress
TV Shows: Buffy The Vampire Slayer (as Joyce Summers)
Movie Titles: Honey I Shrunk the Kids, The Cat Returns, The Pefect Wedding

🏆⚾Tom Runnells -- is 69 in the year 2024 and 70 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1955
MLB Manager, MLB Coach, MLB Player

🎭Elizabeth Lindsey -- is 68 in the year 2024 and 69 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1956
Actress, Director (m), Hawaiian
TV Shows: China Beach, The Byrds of Paradise

🎭Byron Cherry -- is 67 in the year 2024 and 68 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1957
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer/Director (m)
TV Shows: The Dukes of Hazzard (as Coy Duke), The Dukes (cartoon)

🏆🏀Dwane Casey -- is 67 in the year 2024 and 68 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1957 N.S.
NBA Coach, College Basketball Player

Nick Hornby -- is 67 in the year 2024 and 68 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1957 N.S.
Author (m)

🎵Afrika Bambaataa -- is 67 in the year 2024 and 68 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1957
Rap Music Performer
Misc: AP says 1960

🎭Teri Austin -- is 65 in the year 2024 and 66 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1959
Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: Cop Rock, Knots Landing (as Jill Bennett), Models Inc.

🎭Sean Bean -- is 65 in the year 2024 and 66 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1959
Actor, Producer (m), English
TV Shows: Legends (as Martin Odum), Game of Thrones (as Ned Stark)
Movie Titles: The Lord of the Rings (series as Boromir), The Martian, GoldenEye, Patriot Games, Troy, National Treasure

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🎵Stephen Singleton -- is 65 in the year 2024 and 66 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1959
Saxophonist, English
Group Names: ABC
Movie Titles: Mantrap

🏆🏈Norman "Boomer" Esiason -- is 63 in the year 2024 and 64 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1961 N.S.
Sports Announcer, NFL Quarterback
Names/Places: MN:Julius
Misc: 32,949+ yards (as of November 1995)
Sports Teams: Cincinnatti Bengals, New York Jets
TV Shows: Monday Night Football

🏆🏁🏊Nancy Hogshead -- is 62 in the year 2024 and 63 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1962 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: aka Nancy Hogshead-Makar or Nancy Lynn Hogshead
Misc: (Olympic-gold-1984)/model (jockey)

✍🎭Don Michael Paul -- is 61 in the year 2024 and 62 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1963
Writer (m), TV Actor, Producer/Director (m)
TV Shows: Hat Squad (as Buddy Capatosa)
Movie Titles: The Island, Half Past Dead, Who's Your Caddy?, Robot Wars

🎭Lela Rochon -- is 60 in the year 2024 and 61 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1964
TV/Movie Actress, Commercial Actress, Producer (m)
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles
Misc: worked in over 20 Bud Light ads with Spuds McKenzie; some say b. 1966
TV Shows: The Wayans Brothers
Movie Titles: Harlem Nights, First Daughter, Any Given Sunday, Knock Off, Waiting To Exhale, Why Do Fools Fall in Love

🎭🏆Raye Hollitt -- is 60 in the year 2024 and 61 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1964
Actress, Body Builder
TV Shows: American Gladiators (as Zap), JAG (as Lt. Cassie "Lobo" Fuller)
Movie Titles: Hot Shots! Part Deux, Skin Deep, Day of the Warrior

🎭🎵🎸Maynard James Keenan -- is 60 in the year 2024 and 61 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1964
Actor, Music Producer, Hard Rock Singer
Group Names: Tool
Movie Titles: Underworld, End of Watch, Saw II, Constantine

🏆🏒Ken Daneyko -- is 60 in the year 2024 and 61 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1964
NHL Player, Canadian

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🎭William Mapother -- is 59 in the year 2024 and 60 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1965 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Lost
Movie Titles: Another Earth, The Grudge, Mission Impossible II, In the Bedroom

🏆⚾Craig Worthington -- is 59 in the year 2024 and 60 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1965
MLB Player

🏆🏌Susie Redman -- is 58 in the year 2024 and 59 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1966
Golfer

🎭Kimberly Elise -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1967
Actress
TV Shows: Close to Home (as Maureen Scofield), Hit the floor (as Sloane Hayes)
Movie Titles: John Q, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Dope, For Colored Girls

🎭Leslie Bega -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1967
Actress
TV Shows: Head of the Class (as grade-obsessed Maria Tomlinson Borges), The Sopranos
Movie Titles: Lost Highway, The Last Producer, Dating Games People Play

🎭Henry Ian Cusick -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1967
Actor, Producer/Director (m), Peruvian
TV Shows: Scandal, Lost (as Desmond Hume), The 100 (as Marcus Kane)
Movie Titles: Hitman

✍🎭Timothy Gibbs -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1967
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director (m)
TV Shows: Father Murphy (as Will Adams), Santa Barbara, Another World, One Life to Live
Movie Titles: 11-11-11, The Kings of Brooklyn

🏆🏈Aaron Wallace -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1967
NFL Linebacker

🏆⚾Marquis Grissom -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1967
MLB Outfielder
Misc: AL LCS MVP 1997, 2x All-Star, 4x Gold Glove, 2x NL stolen base leader
Sports Teams: Montreal Expos, Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians, Milwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants

📰🎭🎵🎸Shawn David Thompson -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1967
Editor (m), Actor, Rock and Roll Singer
TV Shows: The Heights (as J.T. Banks)

🎵🎸Liz Phair -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1967 N.S.
Songwriter, Alternative Rock Singer
Album Titles: Whip-Smart, Whitechocolatespaceegg, Exile to Guyville, Liz Phair

🏆🏒Roger Johansson -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1967
NHL Player, Olympic Athlete, Swedish

🏆🥊Ritchie Woodhall -- is 56 in the year 2024 and 57 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1968
Boxer, English

🎭Adam McKay -- is 56 in the year 2024 and 57 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1968 N.S.
Producer/Director (m)

🎭Scott Woodward -- is 55 in the year 2024 and 56 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1969
Sound Effects Technician
Movie Titles: ParaNorman, Warriors of Virtue, Real Steel, The Legend of Galgameth

🎭🎵Redman -- is 54 in the year 2024 and 55 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1970
Actor, Music Producer, Rapper
Names/Places: RN: Reginald "Reggie" Noble
Group Names: Method Man and Redman, soloist

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🏆🏒David Oliver -- is 53 in the year 2024 and 54 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1971
NHL Player, Canadian

Dandelion Richards -- is 52 in the year 2024 and 53 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1972
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Keith Richards & Anita Pallenberg's daughter

🎭Jennifer Garner -- is 52 in the year 2024 and 53 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1972
Actress
TV Shows: Time of Your Life (as Romy), Alias (as SD-6/CIA Agent Sydney A. Bristow)
Movie Titles: Dallas Buyers Club, Juno, Deconstructing Harry, Washington Square, Dude Where's My Car, Pearl Harbor, Daredevil, 13 Going On 30, Elektra, Catch and Release, The Kingdom, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

🎭🏆Nadine Chanz -- is 52 in the year 2024 and 53 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1972
Actress, Model, Playmate, West German
Misc: October 1996

🏆🏈Keith Lyle -- is 52 in the year 2024 and 53 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1972 N.S.
NFL Safety

🏆🏈Tony Boselli -- is 52 in the year 2024 and 53 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1972
Hall of Famer, NFL Tackle, College Football Player
Misc: 5x Pro Bowl, 3x All Pro; in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Southern California, Jacksonville Jaguars (1995-2001), Houston Texans (2002)

🏆⚾Gary Bennett -- is 52 in the year 2024 and 53 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1972
MLB Catcher

🏆🏀Theo Ratliff -- is 51 in the year 2024 and 52 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1973
NBA Player

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🎵Craig Anderson -- is 51 in the year 2024 and 52 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1973
Rhythm Guitarist, Country Performer
Group Names: Heartland

🎵Ralphy Rodríguez -- is 51 in the year 2024 and 52 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1973 N.S.
Pop Singer
Group Names: Menudo

🎵Victoria Beckham -- is 50 in the year 2024 and 51 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1974
Pop Singer, English
Names/Places: MN: Caroline; MaN:Adams
Group Names: Spice Girls (Posh Spice), soloist

🎭Eric Lawton -- is 49 in the year 2024 and 50 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1975
Actor

🎭🏆Gabriel Soto -- is 49 in the year 2024 and 50 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1975 N.S.
Actor, Model, Mexican

🎭Monet Mazur -- is 48 in the year 2024 and 49 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1976
Actress
Movie Titles: Torque, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Just Married, Blow, Monster-in-Law

🎭🎵Lindsay Korman -- is 46 in the year 2024 and 47 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1978 N.S.
Actress, Singer
Names/Places: aka Lindsay Hartley
TV Shows: Passions (as Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald for the entire run), All My Children (broadcast and Internet versions), Days of Our Lives

🎭🎵Bilal Abdul-Samad -- is 46 in the year 2024 and 47 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1978
Actor, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: retired from acting and singing in 1992
Group Names: The Boys

🎭Tram-Anh Tran -- is 45 in the year 2024 and 46 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1979
TV Actress
TV Shows: Ghostwriter (as Tina)

🎭🏆🥊Michael Treanor -- is 45 in the year 2024 and 46 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1979
Movie Actor, Martial Arts

🎭Tate Ellington -- is 45 in the year 2024 and 46 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1979 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: The Brave, Quantico
Movie Titles: Remember Me, Straight Outta Compton, The Elephant King

🎭Nicholas D'Agosto -- is 44 in the year 2024 and 45 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1980 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Gotham, Masters of Sex, Trial and Error
Movie Titles: Final Destination 5, Fired Up!

🎭Alaina Huffman -- is 44 in the year 2024 and 45 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1980 N.S.
Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: Painkiller Jane (as Maureen Bowers), Smallville (as Black Canary)

🎭Charlie Hofheimer -- is 43 in the year 2024 and 44 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1981 N.S.
Actor, Producer (m)
TV Shows: 24: Legacy
Movie Titles: Black Hawk Down, The Village, Father's Day, Would You Rather

🎭Rooney Mara -- is 39 in the year 2024 and 40 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1985
Actress, Producer (m)
Movie Titles: Pan, The Social Network, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Side Effects, Carol

🎭Luke Mitchell -- is 39 in the year 2024 and 40 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1985 N.S.
Actor, Australian
TV Shows: H2O: Just Add Water, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (as Lincoln)

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🎭Paula Lane -- is 38 in the year 2024 and 39 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1986 N.S.
Actress, English
TV Shows: Coronation Street

🎵Ilsey Anna Juber -- is 38 in the year 2024 and 39 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1986 N.S.
Songwriter, Singer
Song Titles: Headlights (Robin Schulz, producer), Disarm You (for Kaskade)

🎭Jacqueline MacInnes Wood -- is 37 in the year 2024 and 38 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1987
Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: The Bold and the Beautiful (as Steffy for at least almost a decade)
Movie Titles: Final Desination 5, Her Husband's Betrayal, Skyrunners

🎵Eliza Doolittle -- is 36 in the year 2024 and 37 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1988 N.S.
Pop Singer, English
Song Titles: Pack Up

🎭Alyssa Joy Cook -- is 29 in the year 2024 and 30 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1995
Actress

🎭Paul Litowsky -- is 29 in the year 2024 and 30 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1995
Actor, Producer (m)
Names/Places: aka Paulie Litt
TV Shows: Hope & Faith (as Justin Shanowski)
Movie Titles: Jersey Girl, Doubt

🎭Phoebe Dynevor -- is 29 in the year 2024 and 30 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1995 N.S.
Actress

Georgia Tatom Connick -- is 28 in the year 2024 and 29 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1996
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Jill Goodacre and Harry's daughter

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🎭Dee Dee Davis -- is 28 in the year 2024 and 29 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1996
Actress
TV Shows: Bernie Mac Show (as Bryana "Baby Girl" Thomkins)

🎭Lorna Fitzgerald -- is 28 in the year 2024 and 29 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1996 N.S.
Actress, English
Misc: some say b. March 8
TV Shows: EastEnders

Stelen Keith -- is 27 in the year 2024 and 28 in the year 2025; b.4/17/1997
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Tricia Covel and Toby's son

Olivia Christine Dubries -- is 24 in the year 2024 and 25 in the year 2025; b.4/17/2000
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Linda and Mark's daughter

Jamie Alexandra Gelman -- is 23 in the year 2024 and 24 in the year 2025; b.4/17/2001 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: daughter of "LIVE" with Regis and Kelly's Executive Producer Michael Gelman and his wife Laurie Hibert Gelman.

Jasper Warren Paisley -- is 15 in the year 2024 and 16 in the year 2025; b.4/17/2009
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Kimberly Williams and Brad's son

🎭Sylvia Ryder -- b.4/17/????
XXX-rated actress
Misc: b. early 1970s?

🎵Jim Chapman -- b.4/17/????
Country Performer

John Ford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1586 d.??/??/1639 or ??/??/1640
Dramatist/Playwright (m), English

Henry Vaughan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1621 J-LD d.4/23/1695 J-LD (74)
Poet (m), English

💰John Usher -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/27/1648 N.S. or 4/17/1648 J-LD d.9/5/1726 J-LD (78) or 9/25/1726 N.S. (78)
Merchant
Misc: Bookseller

🎖⚖Samuel P. Chase -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1741 d.6/19/1811 (70)
Revolutionary (m), Supreme Court Justice, Judge/Jurist (m), Attorney/Lawyer (m)
Misc: Declaration of Independence signer

Friedrich Koenig -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1774 d.1/17/1833 (58)
Inventor (m), German
Misc: the high speed printing press

✍⚖William Simms -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1806 d.6/11/1870 (64)
Novelist, Poet (m), Attorney/Lawyer (m)
Misc: of historicals

👑Czar Alexander II Of Russia -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1818 Ju-1 or 4/29/1818 N.S. d.3/1/1881 Ju-1 (62) or 3/13/1881 N.S. (62)
Tsar
Names/Places: Nicholas I's son

💰🏆⚾Alexander Cartwright -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1820 d.7/12/1892 (72)
Hall of Famer, Executive, MLB Manager
Misc: organized the first professional baseball game and designed the baseball diamond

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Mifflin Wister Gibbs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1823 d.7/11/1915 (92)
Judge/Jurist (m)
Misc: the first black U.S. judge

💰J. P. Morgan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1837 N.S. d.3/31/1913 N.S. (75)
Financier, Industrialist
Names/Places: RFMN: John Pierpont
Misc: formed the U.S. Steel Corp.

William Rufus Day -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1849 d.7/9/1923 (74)
Supreme Court Justice

🏆⚾Adrian "Cap" Anson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1852 N.S. d.4/14/1922 N.S. (69)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB First Baseman
Misc: 3081 hits, 8x NL RBI leder, 2x NL batting champ; started spring training practice
Sports Teams: Rockford Forest Citys (player 1871), Philadelphia Athletics (player 1872-1875), Chicago White Stockings/Colts (player 1876-1897), Philadelphia Athletics (manager 1875), Chicago White Stockings/Colts (manager 1879-1897), New York Giants (manager 1898)

Willis Van Devanter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1859 d.2/8/1941 (81)
Supreme Court Justice

Ernest Starling -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1866 d.5/2/1927 (61)
Physiologist (m), English

✍📰Ray Stannard Baker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1870 d.7/12/1946 (76)
Author (m), Journalist

💰Albert Howell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1879 d.1/3/1951 (71)
Businessperson
Misc: co-founder Bell & Howell Co.

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Sir Charles Woolley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1880 d.2/20/1960 (79)
Scientist (m), Archaeologist (m), British

Robert Leiper -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1881 d.5/21/1969 (88)
Scientist (m), British

🎵Artur Schnabel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1882 d.8/15/1951 (69)
Pianist, Austrian

Isak Dinessen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1885 d.9/7/1962 (77)
Author (m), Danish (Denmark)
Names/Places: RN:Karen Blixen
Book Titles: Out of Africa

🎭Otto Lederer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1886 d.9/3/1965 (79)
Actor
Movie Titles: The Jazz Singer

🎵Dame Maggie Teyte -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1888 d.5/26/1976 (88)
Opera Soprano, English

💰Marcel Boussac -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1889 d.3/21/1980 (90)
Manufacturer, French

🎭Art Acord -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1890 d.1/4/1931 (40)
Movie Actor
Misc: of Westerns

🎵🎷Johnny Saint Cyr -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1890 d.6/17/1966 (76)
Banjoist, Guitarist, Jazz Performer
Misc: with Louis Armstrong and Joe King Oliver

Bruce Grant -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1893 d.4/9/1977 (83)
Children's Author (m)
Misc: Historical books

🎭Señor Wences -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1896 d.4/20/1999 (103)
Puppeteer (m), Ventriloquist
Misc: the master ventriloquist who delighted "Ed Sullivan Show" audiences by bantering in a comic Spanish accent with his puppet-in-a-box Pedro ("S'OK?" "S'awright!") and his falsetto-voiced hand puppet Johnny; RN:Wenceslao Moreno; usually celebrated his birthday on Apr 20

Thornton Wilder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1897 d.12/7/1975 (78)
Author (m), Dramatist/Playwright (m)
Book Titles: Our Town

Sir Vincent Brian Wigglesworth -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1899 d.2/11/1994 (94)
Scientist (m), English
Misc: entomologist, noted for his contribution to the study of insect physiology.

🎵Gregor Piatigorsky -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/4/1903 Ju-1 or 4/17/1903 N.S. d.8/6/1976 N.S. (73)
Cellist, Russian

🎵Nicolas Nabokov -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/4/1903 Ju-1 or 4/17/1903 N.S. d.4/6/1978 N.S. (74)
Composer, Russian
Misc: of ballets & operas

✍🎭Edward Chodorov -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1904 d.10/9/1988 (84)
Writer (m), Producer/Director (m)

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🎭Louis Jean Heydt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1905 d.1/29/1960 (54)
TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: Waterfront (as Joe Johnson)

🎭Arthur Lake -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1905 d.1/9/1987 (81)
Radio Actor, TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: RLN:Silverlake
TV Shows: Blondie (as Dagwood Bumstead)

🏆🏒Herbert A. "Herbie" Lewis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1906 N.S. d.1/20/1991 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1928-1941
Sports Teams: Calgary Hustlers, Calgary Canadians, Duluth Hornets, Detroit Cougars, Detroit Falcons, Detroit Red Wings, Indianapolis Capitals

✍🎭George Seaton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1911 d.7/28/1979 (68)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Producer/Director (m)

🎨Eliot Elisofon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1911 d.4/7/1973 (61)
Photographer (m), Artist

💰🎵Theresa Needham -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1912 d.10/16/1992 (80)
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Music Figure
Misc: tavern owner who became known as "The Godmother of the Chicago Blues".

🎭🎵Martha Eggerth -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1912 d.12/26/2013 (101)
Actress, Singer, Hungarian

🎭Paul Langton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1913 d.4/15/1980 (66)
Actor
TV Shows: Peyton Place (as Leslie Harrington)

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🎭Richard Travis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1913 d.7/11/1989 (76)
Actor

🎵Walter Ducloux -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1913 d.1/25/1997 (83)
Educator (m), Conductor, Swiss

💰Joseph Foss -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1915 N.S. d.1/1/2003 N.S. (87)
Leader
Misc: N.R.A. president; the leading fighter ace of the United States Marine Corps during World War II.

🎨💰🎵Rebekah West Harkness -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1915 d.6/17/1982 (67)
Sculptor (m), Philanthropist, Composer
Misc: dance patron

Sirimavo Bandaranaike -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1916 d.10/10/2000 (84)
Prime Minister (m)
Misc: the first woman Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

Ralph "Risky" Capone Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1917 N.S. d.11/9/1950 N.S. (33)
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: Al's nephew

🎭Anne Shirley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1918 d.7/4/1993 (75)
Movie Actress
Names/Places: RN:Dawn Evelyn Paris then Dawn O'Day

🎭William Holden -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1918 d.11/16/1981 (63)
Movie Actor
Names/Places: RN:William Franklin Beedle Jr.
Movie Titles: Love is a Many Spendored Thing, Sunset Blvd., Picnic, Network, Stalag 17, Casino Royale

🎵🎷Paul Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1922 d.6/29/2013 (91)
Arranger, Composer, Jazz Pianist

🎭Beulah Quo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1923 d.10/23/2002 (79)
Actress

🎭Lon McCallister -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1923 d.6/11/2005 (82)
Actor

✍🎭Lindsay Anderson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1923 d.8/30/1994 (71)
Critic (m), Movie Director (m), Stage Director (m), India
Names/Places: Mr. Skidmark; FN:Gordon

📰Harry Reasoner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1923 d.8/6/1991 (68)
Newscaster, Correspondent, Journalist
Names/Places: b. in Dakota City, Ia
Misc: 4x Emmy
TV Shows: 60 Minutes (first co-editor 1968-1970, 1978-1991), CBS News, ABC News

🎭Robert Wood -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1925 N.S. d.5/20/1986 N.S. (61)
TV Executive (m)
Misc: CBS president 1970s

🏆🎾Arthur D. Larsen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1925 d.12/7/2012 (87)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
Misc: US Open 1950

🎭Joan Lorring -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1926 d.5/30/2014 (88)
Actress

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🎵James Last -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1929 d.6/9/2015 (86)
Composer, Songwriter, Bandleader, German

🎵Genevieve -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1930 d.3/14/2004 (73)
Singer, French
Names/Places: RN:Ginette Marguerite Auger
TV Shows: Jack Paar Show, Scruples

🎵🎷Chris Barber -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1930 N.S. d.3/2/2021 N.S. (90)
Educator (m), Trombonist, Bandleader, Jazz Musician, English

📰🎭🎵Don Kirshner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1933 d.1/17/2011 (77)
Hall of Famer, Publisher (m), TV Host, Music Producer
Names/Places: b. in Bronx, N.Y.
Misc: Music Promoter; TV/radio bubblegum music creator
Group Names: The Monkees (supervisor)
TV Shows: Don Kirshner's Rock Concert, The Archies (TV show creator), The Monkees (producer)

🏆🏈Sherm Plunkett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1933 d.11/18/1989 (56)
NFL Player

🏆🏈Lamar Lundy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1935 d.2/24/2007 (71)
NFL Defensive

💰Lowell W. "Bud" Paxson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1935 N.S. d.1/9/2015 N.S. (79)
Executive
Misc: founded Home Shopping Network and PAX-TV broadcasting network (now Ion).

Preston St. Vrain Jones -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1936 N.S. d.9/19/1979 N.S. (43)
Author (m), Playwright (m)

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🏆⚾Roberto Peña -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1937 d.7/23/1982 (45)
MLB Shortstop

🏆🏒Thomas Mark "Tommy The Bomber" Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1940 N.S. d.2/8/1992 N.S. (51)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center
Sports Teams: Boston Bruins, Minnesota North Stars, California Golden Seals, New England Whalers, Washington Capitals

🎵🎸Billy Fury -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1941 d.1/28/1983 (41)
Songwriter, Rock and Roll Singer, English
Names/Places: RN:Ronald Wycherley

🎵🎸Bobby Curtola -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1943 d.6/4/2016 N.S. (73)
Rock and Roll Singer, Canadian

Georges J. F. Köhler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1946 d.3/1/1995 N.S. (48)
Scientist (m), Biologist (m), German
Misc: immunology research

🎵Chris Bartley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1947 d.10/26/2009 N.S. (62)
Guitarist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Mindbenders, soloist

🏆🏈Monroe Eley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1949 N.S. d.5/2/2019 N.S. (70)
NFL Runningback, CFL Figure, American

🏆Carol Willis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1949 N.S. d.11/6/1971 N.S. (22)
Model, Playmate
Misc: July 1970

🏆🏒Anders Börje Salming -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1951 N.S. d.11/24/2022 N.S. (71)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Swedish
Names/Places: NN:The King
Misc: played 1967-1993
Sports Teams: Brynas IF (SEL), Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), Detroit Red Wings (NHL), AIK Hockey (SEL)

🎭🎮Joe Alaskey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1952 N.S. d.2/3/2016 N.S. (63)
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: one of the successors of Mel Blanc in impersonating the voices for many Warner Brothers cartoons
TV Shows: Rugrats (as Grandpa Lou Pickles), Tiny Toon Adventures (as Plucky Duck)
Movie Titles: Who Framed Rogeer Rabbit, Forrest Gump, Casper, The Rugrats Movie (series), Tom and Jerry (series)
Video Games: Rugrats (series), The Sopranos: Road to Respect, Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, Looney Tunes (series), SpongeBob SquarePants (series),

🎵Jerry Knight -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1952 N.S. d.12/29/1996 N.S. (44)
Hall of Famer, Singer, Bassist, Rhythm and Blues Performer
Group Names: Raydio, Ollie and Jerry, Bill Withers

🎭Kim Tyler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1954 N.S. d.2/10/2021 N.S. (66)
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1967
TV Shows: Please Don't Eat the Daisies (as Kyle Nash)

🎭🏆🥊Rowdy Roddy Piper -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1954 d.7/31/2015 (61)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Wrestler, Canadian
Names/Places: RN:Roderick "Roddy" George Toombs

🎵🎸Pete Shelley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1955 N.S. d.12/6/2018 N.S. (63)
Songwriter, Punk Rock Singer/Guitarist, English
Group Names: The Buzzcocks, soloist
Song Titles: Orgasm Addict, What Do I Get?, Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've) (previous titles as lead of The Buzzcocks), Homosapien, Telephone Operator

🎭🎵Rebecca Luker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1961 N.S. d.12/23/2020 N.S. (59)
Actress, Singer

🏆🏁🏇Ruffian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1972 d.7/7/1975 N.S. (3)
Racehorse

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🏆🏈Jeff Lewis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1973 d.1/5/2013 (39)
NFL Quarterback
Misc: Super Bowl XXXII
Sports Teams: Denver Broncos

👑King Joseph I Of Germany -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/26/1678 d.4/17/1711 (32)
King, German
Misc: also of Hungary & Holy Roman Emperor

🎵John Mattheson -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/28/1681 d.4/17/1764 (82)
Composer, Musician, German

🎖John Winslow -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/10/1703 d.4/17/1774 (70)
General, Army Officer

✍⚛📰⚖💰Benjamin Franklin -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/17/1706 N.S. or 1/6/1705 J-LD or 1/6/1706 Ju-1 d.4/17/1790 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, Author (m), Philosopher (m), Scientist (m), Inventor (m), Publisher (m), Printer (m), Statesman (m), Diplomat (m), Philanthropist, American
Names/Places: b. in Boston; d. in Philadelphia
Misc: Postmaster General; Declaration of Independence signer; invented bifocals, streetlights, lightning rods, stoves, & harmonicas; Elder Statesman of the American Revolution; 1st Ambassador of France; on a $100 bill; in the International Swimming Hall of Fame
Book Titles: Poor Richard's Almanac

Samuel Morey -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/23/1762 N.S. d.4/17/1843 N.S. (80)
Inventor (m)
Misc: Rotary steam engine, windmill, water wheel, steam pump, internal combustion engine

Alexander MacKenzie -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1822 d.4/17/1892 (70)
Prime Minister (m), Statesman (m), Canadian
Misc: the second Prime Minister of Canada (1873-78)

Samuel Smiles -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/23/1812 d.4/17/1904 (91)
Writer (m), Scottish

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Sir Patrick Geddes -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/2/1854 d.4/17/1932 (77)
Biologist (m), Physicist (m), Educator (m), Scottish

🎵Al Bowlly -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1897 or 1/7/1898 or 1/7/1899 d.4/17/1941 (43)
Pop Singer
Misc: no source agrees on birth year

Jean-Baptiste Perrin -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/30/1870 N.S. d.4/17/1942 N.S. (71)
Physicist (m), French
Misc: studied the Brownian motion of minute particles suspended in liquids and thereby confirmed the atomic nature of matter; Nobel 1926

🎵Alfred Hertz -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1872 d.4/17/1942 (69)
Conductor, German
Misc: symphonies

🏆🥊Tom "Sailor Tom" Sharkey -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/26/1873 N.S. d.4/17/1953 N.S. (79)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🎵🎸Eddie Cochran -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/3/1938 N.S. d.4/17/1960 N.S. (21)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rock and Roll Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Oklahoma City; RN:Ray Edward Cochrane
Song Titles: C'mon Everybody, Somethin' Else, Summertime Blues

🎭Louise Fazenda -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/17/1895 d.4/17/1962 (66)
Movie Actress, Comedienne

🎵🎷Henry "Red" Allen -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1908 N.S. d.4/17/1967 N.S. (59)
Singer, Jazz Trumpeter

🎵Carmen Lombardo -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/16/1903 d.4/17/1971 (67)
Arranger, Composer, Singer, Saxophonist, Canadian
Names/Places: Guy's brother

🎵Tony Parenti -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/6/1900 d.4/17/1972 (71)
Reeds

📰Frank McGee -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/12/1921 d.4/17/1974 (52)
Newscaster, Journalist
TV Shows: NBC News, Today Show (1971-74)

🎭🎵Blossom Seeley -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/16/1891 d.4/17/1974 (82)
Stage Actress, Dancer (m), Singer
Names/Places: Rube Marauard's then Benny Fields' ex-wife

🎵Vinnie Taylor -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1949 d.4/17/1974 (25)
Guitarist
Group Names: Sha Na Na

Henrik Dam -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/21/1895 d.4/17/1976 (81)
Scientist (m), Biochemist (m), Physiologist (m), Danish (Denmark)

🎭Marjorie Gateson -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/17/1891 d.4/17/1977 (86)
Actress, Vaudevillaness
TV Shows: One Man's Family (as Fanny)

🏆🎳Allie Brandt -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/14/1902 d.4/17/1982 (79)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

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🎵🎸Felix Pappalardi -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/3/1938 d.4/17/1983 (44)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Rock and Roll Bassist
Group Names: Mountain, Cream

🏆⚾Dutch Leonard -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/25/1909 d.4/17/1983 (74)
MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: RFN:Emil John

🎭🎵Peter Potter -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/14/1905 d.4/17/1983 (78)
TV Host, Radio Disc Jock
TV Shows: Peter Potter Show, Juke Box Jury

🎖Mark W. Clark -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/1/1896 d.4/17/1984 (87)
General
Misc: U.S. Army officer during World War II, who commanded Allied forces (1943-44) during the hard-fought and successful Italian campaign against the Axis powers.

🎭Scott Brady -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/13/1924 d.4/16/1985 (60) or 4/17/1985 (60)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: RN:Gerald Kenneth Tierney
TV Shows: The Winds of War, Shotgun Slade (star), Police Story
Movie Titles: The China Syndrome, Gremlins

🏆Paul Costello -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1894 d.4/17/1986 (91)
Olympic Athlete
Misc: double sculls (Olympic-gold-1920, 24, 28)

🎵🎷Teddy Kotick -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/4/1928 d.4/17/1986 (57)
Jazz Bassist
Misc: worked with many jazz players

🎭Dick Shawn -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/1/1923 d.4/17/1987 (63)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: RN:Richard Schulefand
Misc: stage:The Producers (as Adolf Hitler in a musical comedy); some say b. 1928 or 1929
TV Shows: Hail to the Chief

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🎵🎸Carlton "Carlie" Barrett -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/17/1950 N.S. d.4/17/1987 N.S. (36)
Drummer, Reggae Musician, Jamaican
Group Names: Bob Marley & the Wailers

🎨Willie Donnell Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/29/1948 d.4/17/1987 N.S. (39)
Fashion Designer (m)

🎭Eva Novak -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/14/1898 d.4/17/1988 (90)
Actress

🎨Louise Nevelson -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/23/1899 d.4/17/1988 (88)
Artist, Sculptor (m), American, Russian
Names/Places: RLN:Berliawsky

🎵George Dale "The Fox" Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/5/1917 d.4/17/1988 (70)
Arranger, Singer, Musician

Eleanor "Bunny" Ray -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/???? d.4/17/1990 (61)

Dr. Ralph D. Abernathy -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/11/1926 d.4/17/1990 (64)
Clergyman, Reverend, Civil Rights Leader
Names/Places: MN:David
Misc: Martin Luther King's right hand man; organized the 1955 bus boycott

🎭🎵John W. Hundley -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1899 d.4/17/1990 (90)
Actor, Singer
Misc: Censor, CBS executive

🎵Jack Yellen -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/6/1892 d.4/17/1991 (98)
Lyricist, Songwriter, Polish
Misc: wrote more than 130 popular songs such as Happy Days Are Here Again and Ain't She Sweet

🎭Frank Killmond -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/15/1934 d.4/17/1992 (58)
Actor

🎵Hank Penny -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/18/1918 d.4/17/1992 (73)
Bandleader, Country Singer, Country Guitarist

Arthur Stern -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/14/1909 d.4/17/1992 (83)
Scientist (m)

🎵Milton Kellum -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/6/1911 d.4/17/1992 (81)
Songwriter

Turgut Ozal -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/13/1927 d.4/17/1993 (65)
Head of State (m)
Misc: Turkey president 1989-93

Roger Wolcott Sperry -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/20/1913 N.S. d.4/17/1994 N.S. (80)
Biologist (m), Neurophysiologist, Neurobiologist (m)

🏆Don Clayton -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/30/1926 d.4/17/1996 (69)
Sports Figure
Misc: Father of Putt-Putt Golf and Games (opened the first Putt-Putt miniature golf course in Fayetteville, NC June 21, 1954)

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Arnold Neustadter -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/25/1910 d.4/17/1996 (85)
Inventor (m)
Misc: Rolodex Inventor

⚖🏆🥊Chaim Herzog -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/17/1918 d.4/17/1997 (78)
Head of State (m), Boxer
Misc: Israel president 1983-93; helped shape Israel; Ireland bantamweight boxing champ

💰Mary French Rockefeller -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/1/1910 d.4/17/1997 (86)
Philanthropist
Names/Places: Laurence S.'s wife

🎨🎵🎸Linda McCartney -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1941 d.4/17/1998 (56)
Photographer (m), Vegetarian, Music Producer, Songwriter, Keyboardist, Pianist, Rock and Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; Paul's wife; MN:Louise Eastman
Misc: some say b. 1942
Group Names: Paul McCartney & Wings

🎭Kelly Corcoran -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/7/1958 d.4/17/2002 (43)
Actor

Dr. Robert Atkins -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/17/1930 d.4/17/2003 (72)
Doctor (m), Physician (m)
Misc: best known for his Atkins Nutritional Approach, or Atkins Diet.

💰John Paul Getty II -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/9/1932 d.4/17/2003 (70)
Executive, Philanthropist
Misc: US/British oil magnate/billionaire (Getty Oil); J.P.'s son

🎵Earl King -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/7/1934 d.4/17/2003 (69)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Pianist, Blues Performer
Names/Places: RN:Earl Silas Johnson

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🎵🎷Joe Kennedy -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/17/1923 d.4/17/2004 (80)
Educator (m), Violinist, Jazz Performer

🎨✍🎭James Houston -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/12/1921 d.4/17/2005 (83)
Designer (m), Illustrator (m), Author (m), Filmmaker, Canadian

🎭Henderson Forsythe -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/11/1917 d.4/17/2006 (88)
Stage/Soap Actor
TV Shows: As the World Turns

🏆Alexander Dolgushin -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/7/1946 N.S. d.4/17/2006 N.S. (60)
Hall of Famer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Soviet

🎭🎵Kitty Carlisle-Hart -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/3/1910 d.4/17/2007 (96)
Movie Actress, Panelist, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New Orleans; RN:Catherine Conn; Moss Hart's widow
Movie Titles: To Tell The Truth (panelist)

🎭Nicolette Goulet -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/5/1956 N.S. d.4/17/2008 N.S. (51)
Actress

🎵🎸Danny Federici -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/23/1950 d.4/17/2008 (58)
Hall of Famer, Accordionist, Keyboardist, Rock and Roll Singer, Rock and Roll Musician
Group Names: Bruce Springsteen's E. St. Band

📰Dede Allen -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/3/1923 d.4/17/2010 (86)
Editor (m)

🎭Michael Sarrazin -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/22/1940 d.4/17/2011 (70)
Movie Actor, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Quebec; RN:Jacques Michel Andre Sarazin

🎨✍Robert Vickrey -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/26/1926 d.4/17/2011 (84)
Artist, Author (m)

🎵🎸Graham Simpson -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/13/1943 N.S. d.4/17/2012 N.S. (68)
Hall of Famer, Alternative Rock Bassist, English
Group Names: Roxy Music

Gabriel García-Márquez -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/6/1927 d.4/17/2014 (87)
Author (m), Novelist, Short Story Writer (m), Colombian

🎵Cheo Feliciano -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1935 N.S. d.4/17/2014 N.S. (78)
Composer, Singer, Puerto Rican
Names/Places: RFMN:Jose Luis (not to be confused with Jose Feliciano)
Misc: was a leading salsa singer renowned for both his love songs and his upbeat improvisations

Robert P. Griffin -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/6/1923 d.4/17/2015 N.S. (91)
Senator (m)

🎭Doris Roberts -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/4/1930 d.4/17/2016 N.S. (85)
TV Actress
Names/Places: b. in St. Louis, MO
Misc: some say b. 1925, 1928 or 1929
TV Shows: Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as Dorelda), Soap (as Flo), St. Elsewhere (as bag lady), Angie (as Theresa Falco), Maggie, Remington Steele (as Mildred Krebs), Dream On (as Angie Pedalbee), Everybody Loves Raymond (as Marie Barone), Keeping Up With The Steins

📰Carl Kasell -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/2/1934 N.S. d.4/17/2018 N.S. (84)
Newscaster
Misc: worked as newscaster for National Public Radio

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Barbara Pierce Bush -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/8/1925 N.S. d.4/17/2018 N.S. (92)
First Lady (f)
Names/Places: George's wife

🎵Randy Scruggs -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/3/1953 N.S. d.4/17/2018 N.S. (64)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Country Guitarist

Alan García Perez -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/23/1949 N.S. d.4/17/2019 N.S. (69)
Head of State (m), Peruvian
Misc: President of Peru (1985-90)

🏆⚽Norman Hunter -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/29/1943 N.S. d.4/17/2020 N.S. (76)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English

🎵🎸Matthew Seligman -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/14/1955 N.S. d.4/17/2020 N.S. (64)
New Wave Bassist, English
Group Names: The Soft Boys, Thompson Twins, Thomas Dolby (sideman)

🎵🎷Giuseppi Logan -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/22/1935 N.S. d.4/17/2020 N.S. (84)
Reeds, Jazz Performer

📰🎭Jim Hartz -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/3/1940 d.4/17/2022 N.S. (82)
Newscaster, Journalist, Columnist, Personality

🎭James Olsen -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/8/1930 N.S. d.4/17/2022 N.S. (91)
Actor

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🎭Catherine Spaak -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/3/1945 N.S. d.4/17/2022 N.S. (77)
Actress, French

🎵Roderick Demon "Pooh" Clark -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/27/1973 N.S. d.4/17/2022 N.S. (49)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Hi-Five

🎭🎵🎸🏆Re Styles -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/3/1950 N.S. d.4/17/2022 N.S. (72)
Actress, Costume Designer (m), Dancer (m), Rock and Roll Singer, Model
Group Names: The Tubes

🎵Radu Lupu -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/30/1945 N.S. d.4/17/2022 N.S. (76)
Pianist, Romanian

🎵April Stevens -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1929 N.S. d.4/17/2023 N.S. (93)
Singer
Misc: some say b. 1937

🎵Ivan Conti -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/16/1946 N.S. d.4/17/2023 N.S. (76)
Percussionist, Brazilian
Group Names: Azymuth

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