Today’s birthdays - Sunday, April 16


Today’s Birthdays: Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI is 90. Actor Peter Mark Richman is 90. Singer Bobby Vinton is 82. Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II is 77. Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is 70. Former Massachusetts first lady Ann Romney is 68. NFL coach Bill Belichick is 65. Rock singer and former politician Peter Garrett is 64. Actress Ellen Barkin is 63. Actor Michel Gill (TV: “House of Cards”; “Mr. Robot”) is 57. Rock musician Jason Scheff (Chicago) is 55. Singer Jimmy Osmond is 54. Rock singer David Pirner (Soul Asylum) is 53. Actor-comedian Martin Lawrence is 52. Actor Jon Cryer is 52. Rock musician Dan Rieser is 51. Actor Peter Billingsley is 46. Actor Lukas Haas is 41. Actress-singer Kelli O’Hara is 41. Figure skater Mirai Nagasu is 24. Actress Sadie Sink is 15.



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