Tuesday, 4 May 2010

May 4 - Births

May 4th Details:
May 4th Births:
1008 – Khajeh Abdollah Ansari - The Persian Sufi (d. 1088)
1008 – King Henry I of France (d. 1060)
1649 – Maharaja Chhatrasal (d. 1731)
1654 – Kangxi Emperor of China (d. 1722)
1655 – Bartolomeo Cristofori - Italian maker of musical instruments (d. 1731)
1677 – Françoise-Marie de Bourbon - daughter of Louis XIV & Madame de Montespan, wife of Philippe d'Orléans (d. 1749)
1715 – Richard Graves - English writer (d. 1804)
1733 – Jean-Charles de Borda - French mathematician, physicist, political scientist, & sailor (d. 1799)
1752 – John Brooks - 11th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1825)
1767 – Tyagaraja - Composer of Indian classical Carnatic music (d. 1847)
1772 – Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus - German publisher (d. 1823)
1781 – Karl Christian Friedrich Krause - German philosopher (d. 1832)
1796 – Horace Mann - American educator (d. 1859)
1796 – William H. Prescott - American historian (d. 1859)
1820 – Julia Tyler - First Lady of the United States (d. 1889)
1822 – Charles Boucher de Boucherville - Quebec politician (d. 1915)
1825 – Thomas Henry Huxley - English scientist (d. 1895)
1825 – Augustus Le Plongeon - French antiquitarian (d. 1908)
1826 – Frederic Edwin Church - American painter (d. 1900)
1827 – John Hanning Speke - British explorer (d. 1864)
1852 – Alice Pleasance Liddell - English schoolgirl model for Alice in Wonderland (d. 1934)
1864 – Marie Booth - the third daughter of William & Catherine Booth (d. 1937)
1870 – Alexandre Benois - Russian artist (d. 1960)
1873 – Joe De Grasse - Canadian film director (d. 1940)
1889 – Francis Cardinal Spellman - American religious leader (d. 1967)
1903 – Luther Adler - American stage actor (d. 1984)
1904 – Umm Kulthum - Egyptian singer (official date of birth) (d. 1975)
1907 – Lincoln Kirstein - American impresario (d. 1996)
1913 – Lady Katherine Brandram - née Princess of Greece & Denmark (d. 2007)
1913 – Hisaya Morishige - Japanese actor (d. 2009)
1916 – Jane Jacobs - American-Canadian author & activist (d. 2006)
1918 – Tanaka Kakuei - Japanese political leader (d. 1993)
1918 – Thomas Mead - Australian politician & journalist (d. 2004)
1919 – Dory Funk - Professional wrestler (d. 1973)
1921 – Edo Murtić - Croatian painter (d. 2005)
1923 – Ed Cassidy - American musician (Spirit)
1923 – Stanley Biber - American physician, noted for practicing transsexual surgery (d. 2006)
1923 – Eric Sykes - British actor & comedian
1923 – Godfrey Quigley - British actor (d. 1994)
1923 – Assi Rahbani - Lebanese composer & author (d. 1986)
1925 – Maurice R. Greenberg - American businessman
1927 – Terry Scott - British actor (d. 1994)
1928 – Maynard Ferguson - Canadian musician (d. 2006)
1928 – Hosni Mubarak - President of Egypt
1928 – Wolfgang von Trips - German racing driver (d. 1961)
1929 – Audrey Hepburn - Anglo-Dutch actress (d. 1993)
1929 – Sidney Lamb - American linguist
1930 – Roberta Peters - American soprano
1930 – Katherine Jackson - mother of the Jackson musical family
1930 – Ron Pickering - athletics coach & BBC sports commentator & presenter (d. 1991)
1931 – Gennady Rozhdestvensky - Russian conductor
1931 – Thomas Stuttaford - British doctor & writer
1933 – J. Fred Duckett - Texan sports announcer & teacher (d. 2007)
1935 – Mr. Fuji - American professional wrestler
1936 – El Cordobés - Spanish matador
1937 – Ron Carter - American jazz bassist
1937 – Dick Dale - American guitarist
1938 – Tyrone Davis - American soul singer (d. 2005)
1938 – Carlos Monsiváis - Mexican writer
1939 – Paul Gleason - American actor (d. 2006)
1939 – Amos Oz - Israeli writer, novelist, & journalist
1939 – Léon Rochefort - Quebec ice hockey player
1940 – Robin Cook - American novelist
1940 – Sean Barrett - British voice actor
1941 – George Will - American writer & political pundit
1942 – Nickolas Ashford - American record producer, songwriter, & musician (Ashford & Simpson)
1943 – Mikhail Chemiakin - Russian painter
1943 – Georgi Asparuhov - Bulgarian footballer
1945 – Narasimhan Ram - Indian journalist
1946 – John Watson - Northern Irish racecar driver
1946 – Gary Bauer - American politician, former presidential candidate
1947 – Richard Jenkins - American actor
1948 – Hurley Haywood - American race car driver, & three-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
1949 – John Force - American race car driver
1949 – Stella Parton - American country music singer
1949 – Graham Swift - British author
1950 – Darryl Hunt - English musician (The Pogues)
1951 – Colin Bass - British bassist (Camel)
1951 – Jackie Jackson - American singer & musician (The Jackson 5)
1951 – Gérard Jugnot - French actor, film director, screenwriter & producer
1951 – Mick Mars - American guitarist (Mötley Crüe)
1951 – Tirso Cruz III - Filipino actor & singer
1952 – Michael Barrymore - English comedian, actor, quiz master & entertainer
1953 – Oleta Adams - American singer
1953 – Salman Hashimikov - Soviet heavyweight wrestler
1954 – Pia Zadora - American actress
1954 – Ryan Cayabyab - Filipino musician & composer
1954 – Rey Valera - Filipino singer & songwriter
1955 – Lynne Spears - author & mother of Britney Spears, Bryan Spears & Jamie Lynn Spears
1955 – Robert Ellis Orrall - American singer
1955 – Avram Grant - Israeli football manager
1956 – David Guterson - American author
1956 – Ulrike Meyfarth - German athlete
1956 – Ken Oberkfell - American baseball player
1958 – Delbert Fowler - American football player
1958 – Keith Haring - American graphical artist (d. 1990)
1958 – Antonis Minou - Greek footballer
1959 – Scott Armstrong - American professional wrestling referee
1959 – Inger Nilsson - Swedish actress
1959 – Randy Travis - American musician
1960 – Andrew Denton - Australian television presenter & comedian
1960 – Werner Faymann - Chancellor of Austria
1961 – Luis Herrera - Colombian cyclist
1961 – Jay Aston - British singer, star of Bucks Fizz
1961 – Ishita Bhaduri - Indian (Bengali) poet
1964 – Mónica Bardem - Spanish actress
1964 – Gary Hold - American guitarist (Exodus)
1964 – Zsuzsa Mathe - Hungarian painter & visual artist, founder of transrealism
1964 – Rocco Siffredi - Italian porn actor
1966 – Jane McGrath - co-founder of the McGrath Foundation for breast cancer (d. 2008)
1967 – Ana Gasteyer - American actress
1967 – Kate Garraway - English TV presenter
1968 – Julian Barratt - English comedian & musician, one half of The Mighty Boosh
1969 – Micah Aivazoff - Canadian ice hockey player
1969 – Ryan Shamrock - American wrestling valet
1970 – Gregg Alexander - American musician (New Radicals)
1970 – Paul Wiseman - New Zealand cricketer
1970 – Will Arnett - Canadian actor
1971 – Joe Borowski - American baseball player
1971 – Rudresh Mahanthappa - Indian-american jazz musician
1971 – Luiz Garcia, Jr. - Brazilian racing driver
1972 – Manny Aybar - Dominican baseball player
1972 – Mike Dirnt - American musician (Green Day)
1972 – Chris Tomlin - American musician
1973 – Guillermo Barros Schelotto - Argentine footballer
1973 – John Madden - Canadian ice hockey player
1974 – Miguel Cairo - Venezuelan baseball player
1975 – Laci Peterson - American murder victim (d. 2002)
1976 – Ben Grieve - American baseball player
1976 – Jason Michaels - American baseball player
1977 – Nestoras Kommatos - Greek basketball player
1977 – Spencer Krug - Canadian musician (Wolf Parade)
1977 – Emily Perkins - Canadian actress
1977 – Mariano Pernía - Argentine-Spanish footballer
1978 – Shaenon K. Garrity - American webcomics writer & artist
1978 – Brett Burton - Australian football player
1978 – Erin Andrews - ESPN sideline reporter
1979 – Lance Bass - American singer (*NSYNC)
1979 – Wes Butters - British broadcaster
1979 – Lesley Vainikolo - Tongan born rugby union & rugby league player
1979 – Doug Bresler - music video director
1980 – Andrew Raycroft - Canadian ice hockey player
1981 – Eric Djemba-Djemba - Cameroon footballer
1982 – Kleopas Giannou - Greek footballer
1982 – Hector King - Mexican singer-songwriter
1982 – Markus Rogan - Austrian swimmer
1982 – Giorgos Tsiaras - Greek basketball player
1983 – Trisha Krishnan - Indian actress
1983 – Derek Roy - Canadian ice hockey player
1984 – Manjural Islam - Bangladeshi test cricket player (d. 2007)
1984 – Little Boots - British singer
1984 – Kevin Slowey - American baseball player
1984 – Montell Owens - American football player
1984 – Will Pugh - American musician (Cartel)
1985 – Anthony Fedorov - American singer
1985 – Ravinder Bopara - English cricketer
1986 – George Hill - American basketball player
1987 – Cesc Fàbregas - Spanish footballer
1987 – Jorge Lorenzo - Spanish motorcycle racer
1987 – Anjeza Shahini - Albanian singer
1989 – Rory McIlroy - Northern Irish golfer
1989 – Aris Tatarounis - Greek basketball player
1992 – Courtney Jines - American actress
1994 – Pauline Ducruet - daughter of HSH Princess Stéphanie of Monaco
1994 – Alexander Gould - American actor
2009 – Prince Henrik of Denmark - Danish royalty

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