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Famous birthdays for April 16: Mirai Nagasu, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

By UPI Staff
Famous birthdays for April 16: Mirai Nagasu, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Mirai Nagasu competes during the ladies figure skating free skating finals at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics in the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung, South Korea, on February 23. She turns 25 on April 16. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo

April 16 (UPI) -- Those born this date are under the sign of Aries.

They include:

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-- French writer Anatole France in 1844

-- Aviation pioneer Wilbur Wright in 1867

-- Movie legend Charlie Chaplin in 1889

-- Writer Kingsley Amis in 1922

-- Composer/conductor Henry Mancini in 1924

-- Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI in 1927 (age 91)

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-- Football Hall of fame member Dick "Night Train" Lane in 1927

-- Jazz flutist Herbie Mann in 1930

-- Singer Bobby Vinton in 1935 (age 83)

-- Singer Dusty Springfield in 1939

-- Danish Queen Margrethe II in 1940 (age 78)

-- Basketball Hall of Fame member Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1947 (age 71)

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-- NFL coach Bill Belichick in 1952 (age 66)

-- Actor Ellen Barkin in 1954 (age 64)

-- Actor Jon Cryer in 1965 (age 53)

-- Actor Martin Lawrence in 1965 (age 53)

-- Actor Peter Billingsley in 1971 (age 47)

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-- Tejeno singer Selena (Quintanilla) in 1971

-- Singer Akon, born Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, in 1973 (age 45)

-- Actor Claire Foy in 1984 (age 34)

-- Chance the Rapper, born Chancellor Jonathan Bennett, in 1993 (age 25)

-- Mirai Nagasu, first female figure skater to land a triple axel at the Olympics, in 1993 (age 25)

-- Actor Anya Taylor-Joy in 1996 (age 22)

-- Actor Sadie Sink in 2002 (age 16)

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