The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

April 16th famous birthdays

Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin (1889 - 1977)

English actor, director, and composer

Sadie Sink

Sadie Sink (19)

American actress

Max Dressler

Max Dressler (19)

American TikTok star

Chance The Rapper

Chance The Rapper (28)

American rapper and actor

Gina Carano

Gina Carano (39)

American mixed martial arts fighter, actress, and model

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (74)

American basketball player

Selena

Selena (1971 - 1995)

American singer-songwriter

Akon

Akon (48)

American singer and song writer

Martin Lawrence

Martin Lawrence (56)

American actor

Jon Cryer

Jon Cryer (56)

American actor

Brandon Cardoso

Brandon Cardoso (21)

American social media star

Shu Qi

Shu Qi (45)

Taiwanese actress

Lara Dutta

Lara Dutta (43)

Indian actress and model

Vickie Guerrero

Vickie Guerrero (53)

American wrestler and manager

Bill Belichick

Bill Belichick (69)

American football coach

Ellen Barkin

Ellen Barkin (67)

American actress

Ashly Schwan

Ashly Schwan (24)

American social media star

Ian Eastwood

Ian Eastwood (28)

American dancer

Rafael Benítez

Rafael Benítez (61)

Spanish football manager

Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz (36)

American mixed martial artist

Brynn Cartelli

Brynn Cartelli (18)

American singer and songwriter

Luol Deng

Luol Deng (36)

British-Sudanese basketball player

Billy West

Billy West (69)

American voice actor

Dr. Miami

Dr. Miami (49)

American reality star

600Breezy

600Breezy (30)

American rapper and songwriter

Lukas Haas

Lukas Haas (45)

American actor

HelloHaley

HelloHaley (18)

American YouTuber

Finlay MacMillan

Finlay MacMillan (25)

Scottish actor

Bandit Gang Marco

Bandit Gang Marco (28)

American rapper, producer and singer

Crystal Methyd

Crystal Methyd (30)

American reality star

Anya Taylor-Joy

Anya Taylor-Joy (25)

English-Argentine actress

Challan Trishann

Challan Trishann (23)

Barbadian model and TikTok star

Lily Loveless

Lily Loveless (31)

English actress

Fredrik Ljungberg

Fredrik Ljungberg (44)

Swedish footballer

Ronnie Flex

Ronnie Flex (29)

Dutch rapper

Sean Maher

Sean Maher (46)

American actor

Poppy Lee Friar

Poppy Lee Friar (26)

English actress

Alek Wek

Alek Wek (44)

Sudanese model

Lorraine Nicholson

Lorraine Nicholson (31)

American actress

Ann Romney

Ann Romney (72)

American horse rider, wife of Mitt Romney

Bobby Vinton

Bobby Vinton (86)

American singer

Joshua Lester

Joshua Lester (15)

English actor

Tevin Thompson

Tevin Thompson (28)

American rapper

Gerry Rafferty

Gerry Rafferty (1947 - 2011)

Scottish singer and songwriter

Kirsten Dodgen

Kirsten Dodgen (23)

New Zealander dancer

On this day

April 16 in History

  • 1787

    April 16, 1787:

    The first American comedy production, “The Contrast” is first aired in New York City.

  • 1849

    April 16, 1849:

    German opera composer Giacomo Meyerbeer's opera dubbed "Le prophète" is first performed by the Paris Opera at the Lepeletier.

  • 1854

    April 16, 1854:

    The greatest piano virtuoso of the 20th century, Franz Liszt’s tone poem titled "Mazeppa" premieres.

  • 1912

    April 16, 1912:

    United States aviator and movie screenwriter, Harriet Quimby becomes the 1st female to fly an aircraft across one of the world busiest shipping area known as ‘the English Channel’.

  • 1932

    April 16, 1932:

    Laurel and Hardy’s comedy film titled “The Music Box”, produced by Hal Roach is premiered in the United States.

  • 1954

    April 16, 1954:

    American commercial broadcast radio and television network, CBS (KVAL TV channel 13) starts broadcasting.

  • 1962

    April 16, 1962:

    Renowned American broadcast journalist, Walter Cronkite, starts presenting Evening News on CBS.

  • 1964

    April 16, 1964:

    The British rock band The Rolling Stones drops their self-titled debut album, released through Decca Records.

  • 1966

    April 16, 1966:

    Bill Russell sets a record of becoming the first African American head coach in the history of the NBA.

  • 1978

    April 16, 1978:

    The American television drama series title “Holocaust” premieres on the National Broadcasting Company (NBC).

  • 2003

    April 16, 2003:

    The European Union admits 10 new member states including Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia.

  • 2017

    April 16, 2017:

    662 fans of the late actor and comedian, Charlie Chaplin set a world record in a mass meet at The Chaplin’s World museum.

  • 2018

    April 16, 2018:

    American rapper and record producer Kendrick Lamar sets a record of becoming the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize with his album titled “DAMN”.