Milestones: April 26, 2014 Births, Marriages & Deaths


Singer Regina Spektor, 34, and her husband, musician Jack Dishel (who performs as Only Son), announced April 1 the arrival of their first child together, a boy.

American Idol star James Durbin, 25, and his wife Heidi, 34, announced April 7 that they are expecting their second child, due in November. They have a son, Hunter, 4.


Musician/songwriter Linda Perry, 48, and The Talk host/actress Sara Gilbert, 39, married March 30 during an oceanfront ceremony at the One Gun Ranch in Malibu, Calif.

Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter, 34, married longtime girlfriend Lauren Kitt in Santa Barbara, Calif., on April 12.


British model/writer/TV personality Peaches Geldof, the second daughter of Irish singer-songwriter Bob Geldof, died April 7 at her home in Kent, England. She was 25. Cause of death was ruled inconclusive following an early autopsy. She is survived by husband Thomas Cohen and children Astala, 2, and Phaedra, 11 months.

Songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and TV star Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith died April 3 at his home in Charlotte, N.C. He was 93.