4 May


1655

 Bartolomeo Cristofori
Italian musical instrument maker, inventor of the piano (d. 1731)

1827

 John Hanning Speke
English explorer (d. 1864)

1852

 Alice Liddell
English schoolgirl model for Alice in Wonderland (d. 1934)

1906

 Esmond Knight
Esmond Penington Knight (4 May 1906 – 23 February 1987) was an English actor. He was an accomplished actor with a career spanning over half a century. For much of his career Esmond Knight was virtually blind. Born in East Sheen, Surrey, England. (d. 1987)

1923

 Eric Sykes
English actor and comedian (d. 2012)

1927

 Terry Scott
Owen John “Terry” Scott (4 May 1927 – 26 July 1994) was an English actor and comedian who appeared in seven Carry On films. He also appeared in BBC1’s popular domestic sitcom Terry and June with June Whitfield. Born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. (d. 1994)

1928

 Hosni Mubarak
Egyptian politician and military commander, 4th President of Egypt.

1929

 Audrey Hepburn
Anglo-Dutch actress (d. 1993)

1936

 El Cordobés
Spanish matador.

1939

 Paul Gleason
American actor (d. 2006)

1940

 Robin Cook
Dr. Robin Cook (born on May 4, 1940) is an American physician and novelist who writes about medicine and topics affecting public health. He is best known for combining medical writing with the thriller genre. His books have sold nearly 100 million copies. Born in New York City.

1944

 Russi Taylor
American voice actress.

1947

 Richard Jenkins
American actor.

1951

 Jackie Jackson
American singer-songwriter, musician, and dancer (The Jackson 5).

1952

 Michael Barrymore
English comedian and actor.

1953

 Oleta Adams
American singer, pianist, and actress.

1954

 Pia Zadora
American actress.
 Liz Robertson
English actress and singer..

1955

 Avram Grant
Israeli football manager.

1959

 Randy Travis
American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor.

1961

 Chris Packham
Christopher Gary “Chris” Packham (born 4 May 1961) is an English naturalist, nature photographer, television presenter and author, best known for his television work including the children’s nature series The Really Wild Show in the late 1980s. He has presented the BBC nature series Springwatch since 2009. Born in Southampton, Hampshire, England.

1967

 Kate Garraway
English journalist.
 Anna Botting
News anchor with Sky News.

1974

 Tony McCoy
Irish horse racing jockey.

1983

 Lucy-Jo Hudson
Lucy-Jo Hudson (born 4 May 1983) is a British actress, best known for playing the role of Katy Harris in the long-running soap opera, Coronation Street from 2002–05, and as Rosie Trevanion in the ITV drama Wild at Heart from 2006–09, who returned for the last series in 2012. Born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

1989

 Rory McIlroy
Irish golfer.

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