#539 Billy Dee Williams / Merle Haggard / Terrence Hardiman – 6 April 1937

Billy Dee Williams

William December “Billy Dee” Williams, Jr. (born April 6, 1937) is an American actor, artist, singer and writer. He is best known for playing Lando Calrissian in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.

Merle Haggard

Merle Ronald Haggard (born April 6, 1937) is an American country music song writer, singer, guitarist, fiddler and instrumentalist. He has won numerous awards including 3 Grammys.

Terrence Hardiman

Terrence Hardiman (born 6 April 1937; Forest Gate, London) is an English actor. He is best known for playing The Demon Headmaster in the children’s television series of the same name, and also for Reinhardt in the 1970s drama series Secret Army.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Dee_Williams
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merle_Haggard
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrence_Hardiman

Also born on this day:
Gene Bertoncini is an American jazz guitarist.
Tom Veivers is a former Australian cricketer.
Uzi Baram is an Israeli former politician.
Angus Grossart, CBE is a Scottish businessman.
Karsten Friedrich Hoppenstedt is a German politician.
Phil Regan is a former professional baseball player.
Peter Maivia was an American Samoan professional wrestler.
Eddy Shell was a prominent educator and politician in northwestern Louisiana.
Samuel Hollander, OC , FRSC is a British /Canadian /Israeli economist.
James C. White was an American radio talk-show host on KMOX , in St. Louis, Missouri.

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