April 8th

Comedian Shecky Greene is 87

Original Mouseketeer Darlene Gillespie is 72

Singer J.J. Jackson is 72

Singer Peggy Lennon of the Lennon Sisters is 72

Songwriter Leon Huff of Gamble and Huff is 71

Guitarist Steve Howe of Yes (and of Asia) is 66

Bassist Mel Schacher of Grand Funk Railroad is 62

Singer-actor John Schneider is 53

Guitarist Izzy Stradlin (Guns N’ Roses) is 51

Singer-guitarist Donita Sparks of L7 is 50

Singer Julian Lennon is 50

Rapper Biz Markie is 49

Actress Robin Wright is 47

Actress Patricia Arquette is 45

Singer Craig Honeycutt of Everything is 43

Drummer Darren Jessee (Ben Folds Five) is 42

Actor Taylor Kitsch is 32

Singer-guitarist Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend is 29

Actor Taran Noah Smith (“Home Improvement”) is 29.