April Birthdays

April 1st Birthdays

If you were born on April 1st you share a birthday with these famous people:

Jane Powelljane powell 89, jane powell 1948, nee suzanne lorraine burce, american singer, actress, 1940s films, song of the open road, delightfully dangerous, holiday in mexico, three daring daughters, a date with judy, luxury liner, 1950s movie musicals, seven brides for seven brothers, nancy goes to rio, royal wedding, rich young and pretty, small town girl, athena, deep in my heart, hit the deck, a date with judy, three sailors and a lady, the female animal, the girl most likely, enchanted island, 1950s television series, 1970s tv shows, fantasy island guest star, 1980s television shows, growing pains irma seaver overmier, 1990s films, picture this, 1990s tv soap operas, as the world turns lisa miller hughes eldgridge shea colman mccoll mitchell grimaldi married, divorced, husbands, married dickie moore 1988, octogenarian birthdays, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1929 is 89 (nee Suzanne Lorraine Burce)

American singer, dancer and actress of stage, TV & movies (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers; Royal Wedding; Three Sailors and a Lady; Two Weeks with Love; A Date With Judy; Athena; Rich, Hit the Deck), and octogenarian born April 1, 1929. (Jane Powell 1948 A Date With Judy Photo: MGM)

don hastings 84, nee donald francis michael hastings, don hastings 1957, american actor, 1940s television series, 1940s child actor, the magic cottage, the secret files of captain video the video ranger, captain video and his video rangers, 1950s tv shows, 1950s tv soap operas, the edge of night jack lane, our private world dr bob hughes, 1960s daytime television serials, as the world turns bob hughes, tv soaps, guiding light screenwriter, screenwriter as the world turns, 2000s movies, decoys, bob hastings brother, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1934Don Hastings is 84 (nee Donald Francis Michael Hastings)

Octogenarian American senior citizen, singer, TV screenwriter (Guiding Light; As The World Turns) & actor of TV (Bob Hughes on As The World Turns & Our Private World; The Edge of Night, Captain Video and His Video Rangers) and movies (Decoys), born April 1, 1934. (Don Hastings 1957 Decoy Screenshot)

rudolph isley 79, nee rudolph bernard isley, rudolph isley 1969, african american singer, songwriter, 1960s vocal groups, the isley brothers, rock and roll hall of fame, 1950s hit singles, shout part 1, twist and shout, 1960s hit singles, this old heart of mine is weak for you, take me in your arms rock me a little while, it's your thing; i turned you on; 1970s hit songs, love the one youre with, pop that thang, that lady, fight the power, livin in the life, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1939Rudolph Isley is 79

American singer for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group The Isley Brothers (Shout Part 1; This Old Heart of Mine; It's Your Thing; I Turned You On; Love the One You're With; That Lady; Fight the Power), born April 1, 1939. (Ronald Isley 1969 Photo: T-Neck Records / Billboard)

ali macgraw 79, nee elizabeth alice macgraw, ali macgraw 1972, american actress, 1960s vogue fashion model, 1960s movies, a lovely way to die, love story, goodbye columbus, 1970s films, the getaway,convoy, players, 1980s movies, just tell me what you want, murder elite, 1980s television shows, the winds of war natalie jastrow, dynasty lady ashley mitchell, 1990s films, natural causes, glam, married robert evans 1969, divorced robert evans 1972, married steve mcqueen 1973, divorced steve mcqueen 1978, mother of josh evans, autobiography moving pictures, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1939Ali MacGraw is 79 (nee Elizabeth Alice MacGraw)

American author, fashion model (Vogue), animal rights activist, actress of movies (Goodbye Columbus; Love Story; The Getaway; Players; Convoy), stage, and TV (The Winds of War; Dynasty), and septuagenarian born April 1, 1939. (Ali MacGraw 1972 The Getaway Photo: National General Pictures)

phil niekro 79, nee philip henry niekro, nickname knucksie, phil niekro 2013, american baseball player, mlb pitcher, knuckelball pitcher, 1970s national league gold glove award 1980s, 1970s mlb all star 1980s, 1980 roberto clemente award, mlb era leader 1967, nl strikeout leader 1977, atlanta braves, milwaukee braves, new york yankees, cleveland indians, toronto blue jays, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1939Phil Niekro is 79 (nee Philip Henry Niekro; "Knucksie")

American Baseball of Fame MLB knuckleball pitcher (Milwaukee Braves; New York Yankees; Cleveland Indians; Toronto Blue Jays; Atlanta Braves), 5-time Gold Glove winner, 1980 Roberto Clemente Award-winner, and 5-time MLB All Star, born April 1, 1939. (Phil Niekro 2003 Photo: Chris Evans)

rusty staub 74, nee daniel joseph staub, rusty staub 1969, american professional baseball player, mlb right fielder, major league baseball first baseman, canadian baseball hall of fame, montreal expos, new york mets, detroit tigers, texas rangers, 1960s mlb all star 1970s, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1944Rusty Staub is 74 (nee Daniel Joseph Staub)

American MLB right fielder & first baseman (Montreal Expos, New York Mets, Detroit Tigers, Texas Rangers), 6-time MLB All-Star, member of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame, and septuagenarian senior citizen born April 1, 1944. (Rusty Staub 1969 Photo: Benoit Brouillette)  

jimmy cliff 70, nee james chambers, jimmy cliff 1974, jamaican singer, reggae musician, ska singer, wonderful world beautiful people, reggae night, hakuna matata, wild world, i can see clearly now, actor, movies, 1970s  movies, the harder they come, 1980s films, club paradise, 2000s movies, rude boy the jamaican don, rock and roll hall of fame, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1948Jimmy Cliff is 70 (nee James Chambers)

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame septuagenarian Jamaican ska & reggae musician, singer (Reggae Nights; Hakuna Matata; Wonderful World Beautiful People; Wild World; I Can See Clearly Now), and movie actor (Club Paradise) born April 1, 1948. (Jimmy Cliff 1974 Photo: Island Records / Capitol Records)  

annette otoole 66, annette otoole 1970, american dancer, singer songwriter, actress, 1970s television series, the rookies guest star, the tony randall show melissa, 1970s tv soap operas, bright promise gypsy, 1970s movies, smile, one on one, king of the gypsies, 1980s films, foolin around, stand by your man tv movie, cat people, 48 hrs, superman iii, cross my heart, 1990s movies, love at large, imaginary crimes, 1990s tv mini series, the kennedys of massachusetts rose fitzgerald kennedy, it beverly marsh, jewels sarah thompson whitfield, dead by sunset cheryl keeton cunningham, nash bridges lisa bridges, 2000s films, here on earth, temptation, falling up, 2000s television shows, the huntress dorothy dottie thorson, smallville martha kent, 2010s movies, beach pillows, we go on, women who kill, a futile and stupid gesture, 2010s tv series, halt and catch fire susan emerson, married michael mckean 1999, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1952Annette O'Toole is 66

American singer-songwriter, dancer, actress of TV (Nash Bridges; The Huntress; Smallville; Halt and Catch Fire; Bright Promise; Stand By Your Man) and in movies (48 Hrs.; Superman III; King of the Gypsies), and senior citizen born April 1, 1952. (Annette O'Toole 1970 Dan August Screenshot

Michael Praed is 58 (nee Michael David Prince)

English actor of TV (Frank Clayton on Emmerdale; Robin Hood; Prince Michael of Moldavia on Dynasty; Crown Prosecutor; The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne) and movies (Nightflyers; Darkness Falls; This Town; Son of Darkness: To Die for II), born April 1, 1960.

scott stevens 54, nee ronald scott stevens, scott stevens 2003, canadian professional hockey player, hockey hall of fame, nhl defenceman, washington capitals player, st louis blues defenceman, new jersey devils team captain, 2000 conn smythe trophy winner, stanley cup playoffs mvp, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1964Scott Stevens is 54 (nee Ronald Scott Stevens)

Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame NHL defenceman (Washington Capitals; St. Louis Blues; New Jersey Devils), New Jersey Devils captain, and 2000 Conn Smythe Trophy winner (Stanley Cup Playoffs MVP), born April 1, 1964. (Scott Stevens 2003 Photo: Jennifer Smith / White House)

seniors birthdays, older adult birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, generation x birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, happy birthday, senior citizens, centenarian, nonagenarian, octogenarian, septuagenarian, senior celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, remembering, in memory of, memorial, birthday card, birthdays on this day, nature scenery, mountain scenes, summer scenery, vacations, bridges, buildings, verzasca dam vogornon switzerland(Verzasca Dam, Vogornon Switzerland Photo: Joel Steinmann via Unsplash)

Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on April 1, 2018!

And remembering

debbie reynolds 1960s, american singer, actress, 1950s films, the daughter of rosie ogrady, three little words, two weeks with love, mr imperium, singin in the rain, i love melvin, the affairs of dobie gillis, give a girl a break, susan slept here, athena, hit the deck, the tender trap, the catered affair, bundle of joy, tammy and the bachelor, this happy feeling, the mating game, say one for me, it started with a kiss, the gazebo, 1960s movie musicals, my six loves, how the west was won, the unsinkable molly brown, the singing nun, the rat race, pepe, the pleasure of his company, the second time around, mary mary, goodbye charlie, divorce american style, how sweet it is, 1960s television series, the debbie reynolds show, 1970s films, whats the matter with helen, 1970s tv shows, aloha paradise sydney chase, 1990s movies, the bodyguard, heaven and earth, mother, wedding bell blues, in and out, feat and loathing in las vegas, zack and reba, rudolph the red nosed reindeer, 1990s tv series, will and grace bobbi adler, kim possible nana possible voice actress, 2010s films, one for the money, mother of carrie fisher, married eddie fisher 1955, divorced eddie fisher 1959, mother of todd fisher, octogenarian birthdays,senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1932, died december 28 2016, celebrity deathsDebbie Reynolds (nee Mary  Frances Reynolds)

American movie actress (My Six Loves; Singin' in the Rain; Tammy and the Bachelor; How the West was Won; The Unsinkable Molly Brown; The Singing Nun; Susan Slept Here; Athena; The Tender Trap; I Love Melvin) (born Apr. 1, 1932 - died Dec. 28, 2016; age 84). Debbie Reynolds died of s a stroke. (Debbie Reynolds 1960s Photo: Pixabay

gordon jump 1978, nee alexander gordon jump, american actor, 1960s television series, get smart hobson, the second hundred years guest star, green acres guest star, 1960s movies, flareup, mormon temple film, 1970s films, ransom money, conquest of the planet of the apes, trouble man, skateboard, the fury, house calls, evidence of power, 1970s tv shows, the brady bunch guest star, bewitched guest star, the doris day show guest star, the new dick van dyke show, love american style guest star, the partridge family guest star, thats my mama officer oreilly, harry o guest star, mcduff the talking dog amos ferguson, mcmillan and wife guest star, lou grant national editor, switch guest star, soap chief of police tinkler, wkrp in cincinnati arthur big guy carlson, 1980s tv sitcoms, growing pains ed malone, the new wkrp in cincinnati arthur big guy carlson, the love boat guest star, 1980s movies, making the grade, moving, 1990s television shows, baywatch max edelman, seinfeld mr thomassoulo, mike hammer private eye guest star, 1990s films, a dogs tale, 2000s movies, the singles ward, dismembered, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1932, died september 22 2003, celebrity deathsGordon Jump (nee Alexander Gordon Jump)

American character actor of TV (Arthur Carlson on WKRP in Cincinnati & The New CKRP in Cincinnati; Lou Grant; Soap; Growing Pains; The Doris Day Show; The Partridge Family; Get Smart) and movies (born Apr. 1, 1932 - died Sept. 22, 2003; age 71).  Gordon Jump had pulmonary fibrosis and died of respiratory failure. (Gordon Jump 1978 Photo: CBS)

toshiro mifune, japanese actor, 1940s japanese movies, snow trail, these foolish times, drunken angel, the quiet duel, stray dog, 1950s films, scandal, wedding ring, rashomon, escape from prison, beyond love and hate, elegy, the idiot, pirates, the life of a horsetrader, who knows a womans heart, foghorn, the life of oharu, sword for hire, tokyo sweetheart, swift current, the man who came to port, my wonderful yellow car, the last emgbrace, sunflower girl, eagle of the pacific, seven samurai, the sound of waves, the black fury, no time for tears, i live in fear, rainy night duel, the underworld, a wifes heart, rebels on the high sea, throne of blood, a man in the storm, the rickshaw man, the hidden fortress, the big boss, samurai saga, the saga of the vagabonds, 1960s movies, the last gunfight, the gambling samurai, storm over the pacific, man against man, attack squadron, high and low, red beard, fort graveyard, the sword of doom, grand prix, samurai rebellion, japans longest day, the sands of kurobe, hell in the pacific, samurai banners, battle of the japan sea, red lion, 1970s films, red sun, paper tiger, the new spartans, midway, the shoguns samurai, love and faith, winter kills, 1941, 1980s television mini series, shogun lord yoshi toranaga, 1980s movies, inchon, the bushido blade, the challenge, conquest, battle anthem, theater of life, sicilian connection, tora san goes north, princess from the moon, cf girl, death of a tea master, the demon comes in spring, 1990s films, strawberry road, journey of honour, shadow of the wolf, picture bride, deep river, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1920, died december 24 1997, celebrity deathsToshiro Mifune

Japanese actor of movies (Seven Samurai; Inchon!; 1941; Winter Kills; Midway; Paper Tiger; Rashomon; Grand Prix; Hell in the Pacific; Red Sun; The Bushido Blade; The Challenge) and TV (Lord Yoshi Toranaga on Shōgun) (born Apr. 1, 1920 - died Dec. 24, 1997; age 77). Toshiro Mifune died of multiple organ failure. (Toshiro Mifune 1954 Photo: Eiga Sekai Publications, Inc.)

george grizzard 1960, nee george cooper grizzard jr, american actor, tony awards, emmy awards, 1950s television series, appointment with adventure guest star, justice guest star, goodyear playhouse guest star, 1960s movies, from the terrace, advise and consent, warning shot, 1960s tv shows, the doctors and the nurses, 1970s films, happy birthday wanda june, comes a horseman, firepower, 1970s television shows, the addams chronicles john adams, 1980s movies, seems like old times, wrong is right, bachelor party, 1980s tv series, murder she wrote guest star, studio 5b douglas hayward, the golden girls guest star, 1990s television miniseries, queen mr cherry, scarlett henry hamilton, law and order arthur gold, 2000s films, wonder boys, small time crooks, 2000s movies, flags of our fathers, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1928, died october 2 2007, celebrity deathsGeorge Grizzard (nee George Cooper Grizzard Jr.)

Tony & Emmy Award-winning American actor of stage, TV (The Adams Chronicles; Law & Order), and movies (Advise & Consent; From the Terrace; Bachelor Party; Happy Birthday, Wanda June; Comes a Horseman; Seems Like Old Times) (born Apr. 1, 1928 - died Oct. 2, 2007; age 79). George Grizzard died of lung cancer. complications. (George Grizzard 1960 Thriller Screenshot)

anne mccaffrey 2005, american novelist, american irish novelist, science fiction writer, fantasy author, crystal singer trilogy, dragonriders of pern, the white dragon, romantic fantasy author, weyr search, dragonflight, dragonquest, the renegades of pern, the dolphins of pern, dragons kin, sky dragons, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1926, died november 21 2011, celebrity deathAnne McCaffrey

American-Irish Science Fiction Hall of Fame sci-fi and fantasy novelist (The White Dragon; Dragonriders of Pern series; Crystal Singer trilogy; Weyr Search; Dragonflight; Dragonquest; The Renegades of Pern; The Dolphins of Pern; Dragon's Kin; Sky Dragons) (born Apr. 1, 1926 - died Nov. 21, 2011; age 85). Anne McCaffrey died of a stroke. (Anne McCaffrey 2005 Photo: Anna Creech)   

ken reardon 1962, canadian hockey player, nhl defenceman, montreal canadiens, hockey hall of fame, canadiens defenceman, nhl scout, farm team manager, nhl assistant coach, montreal canadiens vice president, 1940s stanley cups 1950s, 1960s stanley cup, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1921, died march 15 2008, celebrity deathsKen Reardon (nee Kenneth Joseph Reardon)

Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame NHL defenceman with the Montreal Canadiens, NHL scout, farm team manager, and VP of the Montreal Canadiens, with 6 Stanley Cup wins (1946, 1956, 1957-1960) (born Apr. 1, 1921 - died Mar. 15, 2008; age 86). Cause of death for Ken Reardon is unknown. (Ken Reardon 1962 Montreal Canadiens Photo)

wallace beery 1933, nee wallace fitzgerald beery, american silent movie actor, 1910s silent shorts, 1910s silent films, the janitors vacation, patria, johanna enlists, the unpardonable sin, the love burglar, the life line, soldiers of fortune, victory, behind the door, 1920s silent movies, the virgin of stamboul, the mollycoddle, the round up, the last of the mohicans, 813, the rookies return, patsy, the four horsemen of the apocalypse, a tale of two worlds, the golden snare, the last trail, the rosary, wild honey, the sagebrush trail, the man from hells river, i am the law, hurricanes gal, trouble, robin hood, only a shop girl, stormswept, bavu, three ages, ashes of vengeance, drifting, the spanish dancer, the eternal struggle, richard the lion hearted, the drums of jeopardy, white tiger, unseen hands, the sea hawk, the signal tower, another mans wife, the red lily, dynamite smith, madonna of the streets, so big, let women alone, adventure, the night club, the lost world, the devils cargo, the great divide, coming through, the wanderer, in the name of love, rugged water, the pony express, behind the front, volcano, were in the navy now, old ironsides, casey at the bat, fireman save my child, now were in the air, wife savers, partners in crime, the big killing, beggars of life, chinatown nights, stairs of sand, the river or romance, 1930s movie star, 1930s films, the big house, billy the kid, way for a sailor, a ladys morals, min and bill, the secret 6, the stolen jools, hell divers, the champ, grand hotel, flesh, tugboat annie, diknner at eight, the bowery, viva villa, treasure island, the mighty barnum, west point of the air, china seas, oshaughnessys boy, ah wilderness, a message to garcia, old hutch, good old soak, slave ship, the bad man of brimstone, port of seven seas, stablemates, stand up and fight, sergeant madden, thunder afloat, the man from dakota, 1940s movies, 20 mule team, wyoming, the bad man, barnacle bill, the bugle sounds, jackass mail, salute to the marines, rationing, barbary coast gent, this mans navy, bad bascomb, the mighty mcgurk, alias a gentleman, a date with judy, big jack, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, april 1st birthday, born april 1 1885, died april 15 1949, celebrity deathsWallace Beery

Academy Award-winning American movie actor (The Champ; The Last of the Mohicans; Robin Hood; Casey at the Bat; Stairs of Sand; Hell Divers; Soldiers of Fortune; The Mollycoddle; Grand Hotel; Tugboat Annie; China Seas; A Date With Judy; So Big) (born Apr. 1, 1885 - died Apr. 15, 1949; age 64). Wallace Beery died of a heart attack. (Wallace Beery 1933 Dinner at Eight Trailer Screenshot)

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Anita Hamilton

Baby boomer Anita Hamilton has always been interested in the "real people" stories behind the characters that create and inhabit the world of music, books, movies, television shows, current events, history, etc. A lifelong love of research (ok, nosiness) and writing, combined with a loving and supportive family and 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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