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Famous birthdays for April 7: Francis Ford Coppola, Jackie Chan

By UPI Staff
Famous birthdays for April 7: Francis Ford Coppola, Jackie Chan
Francis Ford Coppola participates in a hand and footprint ceremony immortalizing him in the forecourt of TCL Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on April 29, 2016. The director turns 80 on April 7. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

April 7 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Aries.

They include:

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-- Missionary St. Francis Xavier in 1506

-- English poet William Wordsworth in 1770

-- "Father of American Football" Walter Camp in 1859

-- CIA Director Allen Dulles in 1893

-- Gossip columnist Walter Winchell in 1897

-- Singer Billie Holiday in 1915

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-- Sitar player Ravi Shankar in 1920

-- Actor James Garner in 1928

-- Former Defense Department analyst Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers, in 1931 (age 88)

-- California Gov. Jerry Brown Jr. in 1938 (age 81)

-- Film director Francis Ford Coppola in 1939 (age 80)

-- British TV personality David Frost in 1939

-- Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder in 1944 (age 75)

-- Musician John Oates in 1948 (age 71)

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-- Singer/songwriter Janis Ian in 1951 (age 68)

-- Actor/martial arts expert Jackie Chan in 1954 (age 65)

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-- Football Hall of Fame member Tony Dorsett in 1954 (age 65)

-- Actor Russell Crowe in 1964 (age 55)

-- British astronaut Timothy Peake in 1972 (age 47)

-- Pop singer Anne-Marie, born Anne-Marie Rose Nicholson, in 1991 (age 28)

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