April 15th – Itic, da Vinci and James

by Milos Itic on April 15, 2011

10 people born on this day (April 15th):

  1. Milos Itic (1982) – Serbian Independent Filmmaker, Film Director, Editor, Cameraman, Actor, Painter, Musician. Poet, Writer, Illustrator, Photographer, Designer. Cinematographer, Nightwatchmen, Seller, Graduate Economist, Manager, Wholesale Merchant, Singer-Songwriter, Script Writer,  Website Designer, CMS Operator, SEO Analytic, Freelancer, CSS programming, Football Scouting, Magazine Founder, Set Decorator, The Director of Photography, Team Leader, Broker, Marketing Agent, Radio Operator, Dramatist, PR, Casting Manager, Wholesale building material, Night Shift Man, Night Keeper, Animator, Adobe Specialist, Compositor, Paranormal Research, Market Consultant, Film Critic, Music Review, Art Recommendations, Researc of Concept Albums, Game Developer, Sport manager “Masinac” Woman Football Club, Barman and Waiter.
  2. Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (1452) – Italian polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and writer. Leonardo has often been described as the archetype of the Renaissance Man, a man of “unquenchable curiosity” and “feverishly inventive imagination”. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time and perhaps the most diversely talented person ever to have lived
  3. Henry James (1843) –  American-born writer, regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. He was the son of Henry James, Sr., a clergyman, and the brother of philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James
  4. Bessie Smith (1894) – American blues singer
  5. Claudia Cardinale (1939) – Italian actress, and has appeared in some of the best European films of the 1960s and 1970s. The majority of Cardinale’s films have been either Italian or French. She was also an iconic sex symbol of the 1960s
  6. Samantha Karen “Sam” Fox (1966) – English dance-pop singer, actress, and former glamour model. In 1983, at the age of 16, she began her topless modeling career on Page Three of The Sun, and went on to become an enormously popular pin-up girl. In 1986 she launched her pop music career with her debut single “Touch Me (I Want Your Body),” which became a Number 1 hit in five countries. She has since sold over 30 million albums worldwide
  7. Emma Thompson (1959) – British actress, comedian and screenwriter. Her first major film role was in the 1989 romantic comedy The Tall Guy. In 1992, Thompson won multiple acting awards, including an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress, for her performance in the British drama Howards End. The following year Thompson garnered dual Academy Award nominations, as Best Actress for The Remains of the Day and as Best Supporting Actress for In the Name of the Father
  8. Wilhelm Busch (1832) – influential German caricaturist, painter, and poet who is famed for his satirical picture stories with rhymed texts
  9. Bliss Carman (1861) – Canadian poet who lived most of his life in the United States, where he achieved international fame. “In his later days he was acclaimed as ‘Canada’s poet laureate.'” [1] During the first half of the 20th century, he was “widely accepted as the greatest Canadian poet of all
  10. Arshile Gorky (1904) – Armenian-born American painter who had a seminal influence on Abstract Expressionism. As such, his works were often speculated to have been informed by the suffering and loss he experienced of the Armenian genocide

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