If you celebrate your birthday in April you share the month with some of the most brilliant minds in history. You may also find you are attracted to those who appear on the silver screen or even find yourself wanting to become a fashion icon.
There are so many famous people born in April that you are spoilt for choice.
Leonardo Da Vinci
Who could would not be proud to say they share their birth-month with the fascinating man that was Leonardo da Vinci.
A man with an insatiable curiosity and a searingly original mind, he was born on April 15, 1452. He is considered to be one of the most talented men that ever lived. Painter, inventor, scientist, musician, sculptor, the list goes on and on. Why not read something about the great man today and allow him to inspire you.
Another April man is Shakespeare who was born in April 1564 and is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language.
Shakespeare coined such wonderful phrases as, ‘All that glitters is not gold‘ (Merchant of Venice). ‘Be-all and end-all‘ (Macbeth). ‘Neither a borrower or a lender be‘ (Hamlet).
Hans Christian Andersen
Also born in April 2, 1805, was the magical writer of children’s stories, Hans Christian Andersen. He wrote such magical fairy tales as, The Snow Queen, Thumblina, The Little Mermaid, The Little Match Girl and The Ugly Duckling to name but a few.
Before his death he was organising what music should be played at his funeral, he said… ‘Most of the people who will walk after me will be children so make the beat keep time with little steps.’
April was also a month which gave birth to some famous movie stars.
Ali MacGraw was born on April 1st, 1938. MacGraw was the star of the hugely popular film ‘Love Story‘, which was a mega hit in 1970. At 72 she still looks absolutely amazing. The quote, ‘Love means never having to say your sorry,’ were said by her in the film and later repeated at the end by her co-star Ryan O’Neill.
Finally, style- icon Victoria Beckham was born in April 17, 1974. Victoria first came to fame in the British Girl Band, Spice Girls, when she became known as Posh Spice. Since then she has gone on to become a singer/songwriter, fashion designer and business woman.
She has designed her own denim jeans, dresses, sunglasses and fragrance.
She is married to David Beckham and the couple are known as Posh and Becks.
If you are born in April your birthstone is the Diamond, lucky you!
The Diamond is associated with wealth and of course sparkle, Diamonds can come in pink, blue, black, red, purple or green. But the clear diamonds are considered the best.
Diamonds are said to bring good luck and prosperity. They are associated with love and fidelity. So try to get your hands on a diamond no matter how small, and remember if you wear something sparkly, you sparkle.
Signs of the Zodiac
If you were born between March 21st and April 19th your sign of the zodiac is Aries. Aries are strong characters and tend to get things done. You will find that many Aries are self-employed or are in managerial positions.
If you were born between April 20th and May 20th you are a Taurus.
Taurus people tend to be peaceful, orderly and loyal to friends. They have great determination and strength of will. They make good spouses and kind, loving parents.
The flower associated with April is the beautiful Sweet Pea.
Have A Great Month And A Great Birthday!
So if your birthday is in April, have a great month and remember just who you share your birth-month with.