#149 Bernard Madoff / Fred Dibnah / Klaus Voormann – 29 April 1938

Bernard Madoff

Bernard LawrenceBernie” Madoff (born April 29, 1938) is an incarcerated American felon, former stock broker, investment advisor, non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, and the admitted operator of what has been described as the largest Ponzi scheme in history.

Fred Dibnah

Frederick “Fred” Dibnah MBE (28 April 1938 – 6 November 2004), born in Bolton, was an English steeplejack and eccentric with a keen interest in mechanical engineering who became a cult television personality.

Klaus Voormann

Klaus Voormann (born 29 April 1938) is a German Grammy Award-winning artist, noted musician, and record producer. He designed artwork for many bands including The Beatles (Revolver), The Bee Gees and Wet Wet Wet.  As a musician, Voormann is best known for being the bassist for Manfred Mann from 1966 to 1969, and for performing as a session musician on many recordings, including some by former members of the Beatles.


Also born on this day:
Ray MacSharry is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician.
E. Ahamed is the Deputy Minister for the Ministry of External Affairs of India.
Diane Elizabeth MacEachern Barwick was a Canadian-born anthropologist.
Philippe Labeyrie is a member of the Senate of France.
Steven Bach was senior vice-president and head of worldwide productions for United Artists studios.
Daim Zainuddin is a Malaysian economist, businessman and politician.
Mel Pearson was a retired Canadian professional ice hockey forward.
Ken Dillen is a Canadian politician.

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