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WhoBirthdayAge on Thursday, Apr 16 1981
Spottiswoode Aitken
04/16/1868-02/26/1933
113
Died Aged:64
Henry Stephenson
04/16/1871-04/24/1956
110
Died Aged:85
Gabrielle Fontan
04/16/1873-09/08/1959
108
Died Aged:86
Fay Holderness
04/16/1881-05/13/1963
100
Died Aged:82
Fernand René
04/16/1881-12/03/1954
100
Died Aged:73
Herbert Evans
04/16/1882-02/10/1952
99
Died Aged:69
Charles Chaplin
04/16/1889-12/25/1977
92
Died Aged:88
Paul Sloane
04/16/1893-11/15/1963
88
Died Aged:70
Ernst Ziegler
04/16/1894-04/11/1974
87
Died Aged:79
Luke Chan
04/16/1896-09/30/1983
85
Howard Negley
04/16/1898-11/07/1983
83
Michel Blanc
04/16/1952
29
Neil Neely
04/16/1902-07/24/1967
79
Died Aged:65
William Begg
04/16/1903-04/19/1986
78
Alfonso Bedoya
04/16/1904-12/15/1957
77
Died Aged:53
Fifi D'Orsay
04/16/1904-12/02/1983
77
Betty Hardy
04/16/1904-07/01/1981
77
Joe Ploski
04/16/1904-05/17/1993
77
Antonio Vico
04/16/1904-03/20/1972
77
Died Aged:67
Jakob Gimpel
04/16/1906-03/12/1989
75
Martin Boddey
04/16/1907-10/24/1975
74
Died Aged:68
Lionel Grose
04/16/1908-12/??/1994
73
Ray Ventura
04/16/1908-03/29/1979
73
Died Aged:70
Roy Ashton
04/16/1909-01/10/1995
72
Douglas McPhail
04/16/1910-12/07/1944
71
Died Aged:34
Ruth Oliver
04/16/1910-10/03/1988
71
Christine McIntyre
04/16/1911-07/08/1984
70
Alton Purnell
04/16/1911-01/14/1987
70
John Halas
04/16/1912-01/21/1995
69
David Langton
04/16/1912-04/25/1994
69
Catherine Scorsese
04/16/1912-01/06/1997
69
Joe Miksak
04/16/1913-07/17/2004
68
Les Tremayne
04/16/1913-12/19/2003
68
John Hodiak
04/16/1914-10/19/1955
67
Died Aged:41
Joan Alexander
04/16/1915-05/21/2009
66
Kenneth H. Wallis
04/16/1916-09/01/2013
65
William 'Billy' Benedict
04/16/1917-11/25/1999
64
Barry Nelson
04/16/1917-04/07/2007
64
Spike Milligan
04/16/1918-02/27/2002
63
Johnny Silver
04/16/1918-02/01/2003
63
Murray Westgate
04/16/1918-08/26/2018
63
Lola Jensen
04/16/1919-10/26/2001
62
Mark Allen
04/16/1920-05/21/2003
61
Knut M. Hansson
04/16/1920-12/03/1994
61
Gayle Kellogg
04/16/1921-12/13/1997
60
Peter Ustinov
04/16/1921-03/28/2004
60
Kingsley Amis
04/16/1922-10/22/1995
59
Boby Lapointe
04/16/1922-06/29/1972
59
Died Aged:50
June Carlson
04/16/1924-12/09/1996
57
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
04/16/1924-08/11/2010
57
Peter La Trobe
04/16/1924
57
Henry Mancini
04/16/1924-06/14/1994
57
Archer MacDonald
04/16/1925-11/04/1955
56
Died Aged:30
Joan Breslau
04/16/1926-03/02/1997
55
Edie Adams
04/16/1927-10/15/2008
54
Peter Mark Richman
04/16/1927
54
Toshizô Kudô
04/16/1928
53
Erkki Pajala
04/16/1929
52
Sacha Briquet
04/16/1930-07/06/2010
51
Francis Lax
04/16/1930-03/13/2013
51
Milo Quesada
04/16/1930-12/12/2012
51
Godfrey James
04/16/1931
50
Joan Bakewell
04/16/1933
48
Audrey Conti
04/16/1933
48
Ric Mancini
04/16/1933-05/26/2006
48
Michael Jackson
04/16/1934
47
Marcella Georgius
04/16/1935-05/16/1985
46
Al Israel
04/16/1935-03/16/2011
46
Steffi Sidney
04/16/1935-02/22/2010
46
Robert Sutton
04/16/1935-01/11/2018
46
Bobby Vinton
04/16/1935
46
Derrick Sherwin
04/16/1936
45
Harry Tagore
04/16/1936
45
Vince Hill
04/16/1937
44
George 'The Animal' Steele
04/16/1937-02/16/2017
44
Constantin Baltaretu
04/16/1938-03/09/1985
43
Dusty Springfield
04/16/1939-03/02/1999
42
Paul Cox
04/16/1940-06/19/2016
41
Rosángela Balbó
04/16/1941-11/03/2011
40
Tom Nardini
04/16/1945
36
Catherine Allégret
04/16/1946
35
Pasquale Buba
04/16/1946-09/12/2018
35
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
04/16/1947
34
Gerry Rafferty
04/16/1947-01/04/2011
34
Anita Carey
04/16/1948
33
Melody Patterson
04/16/1949-08/20/2015
32
Sue Shifrin
04/16/1949
32
David Graf
04/16/1950-04/07/2001
31
Paul Lavers
04/16/1950
31
Billy West
04/16/1950
31
Jay O. Sanders
04/16/1953
28
Marshall R. Teague
04/16/1953
28
Ellen Barkin
04/16/1954
27
Utz Krause
04/16/1955-01/07/1998
26
Ricco Ross
04/16/1960
21
Hans Raith
04/16/1961
20
Rebecca Saire
04/16/1963
18
Yorick van Wageningen
04/16/1964
17
Jon Cryer
04/16/1965
16
Martin Lawrence
04/16/1965
16
Kai Wiesinger
04/16/1966
15
Aleksandr Semchev
04/16/1969
12
Peter Billingsley
04/16/1971
10
Belinda Stewart-Wilson
04/16/1971
10
Sean Maher
04/16/1975
6
Lukas Haas
04/16/1976
5
Qi Shu
04/16/1976
5
John Buffalo Mailer
04/16/1978
3
Juliette Marquis
04/16/1980
1

Passed on Thursday, Apr 16 1981
Bernice Hansen

Aired on Thursday, Apr 16 1981
Take the High RoadEpisode #1.60
Kenny Everett Video ShowEpisode #4.1
Buck Rogers in the 25th CenturyThe Dorian Secret
TaxiLouie Bumps into an Old Lady
Sorry!Curse of the Mummy

Aired on Thursday, Apr 16 1981
UK
BBC1
 8:00 pmAre You Being Served?A Personal Problem

Aired on Thursday, Apr 16 1981
USA
ABC
 8:00 pmMork and MindyOld Muggable Mork
CBS
Magnum, P.I.Beauty Knows No Pain

UK Chart
Saturday, Apr 11 1981
This Ole HouseShakin' Stevens1
Making Your Mind UpBucks Fizz2
LatelyStevie Wonder3
Kids In AmericaKim Wilde4
Einstein A Go-GoLandscape5
The Sheffield GrinderTony Capstick & The Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band6
Capstick Comes HomeTony Capstick & The Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band6
IntuitionLinx7
Four From Toyah (EP)Toyah8
It's A Love Thing (Edit)The Whispers9
D-DaysHazel O'Connor10
Can You Feel ItThe Jacksons11
Night GamesGraham Bonnet12
What Becomes Of The Broken HeartedDave Stewart guest vocals Colin Blunstone13
Good Thing Going (We've Got A Good Thing Going)Sugar Minott14
Attention To MeThe Nolans15
Mind Of A ToyVisage16
(Do) The HucklebuckCoast To Coast17
Jealous GuyRoxy Music18
Chi Mai (Theme From The TV Series 'The Life And Times Of David Lloyd George')Ennio Morricone19
Just A FeelingBad Manners20


US Chart
Saturday, Apr 11 1981
Kiss On My ListDaryl Hall & John Oates1
RaptureBlondie2
The Best Of TimesStyx3
WomanJohn Lennon4
Just The Two Of UsGrover Washington Jr.5
Morning Train (Nine To Five)Sheena Easton6
CryingDon McLean7
While You See A ChanceSteve Winwood8
Keep On Loving YouREO Speedwagon9
Don't Stand So Close To MeThe Police10
I Can't Stand ItEric Clapton11
Angel Of The MorningJuice Newton12
Hello AgainNeil Diamond13
Being With YouSmokey Robinson14
Her Town TooJames Taylor15
9 To 5Dolly Parton16
Somebody's Knockin'Terri Gibbs17
What Kind Of FoolBarbra Streisand18
Don't Stop The MusicYarbrough and Peoples19
The Winner Takes It AllABBA20