Famous People Born in January 1943

  • Jan 1 Jerilyn Britz, LPGA golfer (1979 US Women's Open), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jan 1 Raghunath Anant Mashelkar, Indian scientist
  • Jan 1 Tony Knowles, 9th Governor of Alaska
  • Jan 2 Barış Manço, Turkish singer and television producer (d. 1999)
  • Jan 4 Tom Wilkinson, CFL QB (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Jan 4 Doris Kearns Goodwin, American writer
  • Jan 5 Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, Portuguese footballer (top goalscorer-1966 World Cup), born in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique (d. 2014)
  • Jan 6 Osvaldo Soriano, writer
  • Jan 6 Paul James Nunn, mountaineer
  • Jan 6 Terry Venables, British soccer player/manager
  • Jan 7 Jim Lefebvre, Hawthorne California, baseball manager (Seattle Mariners)
  • Jan 7 Leona Williams, singer/songwriter (Ladies Get the Blues)
  • Jan 7 Nicholas Warner, test Pilot
  • Jan 7 Sadako Sasaki, Japanese child victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb (d. 1955)
  • Jan 7 Sir Richard Armstrong, British conductor
  • Jan 8 Lee Jackson, rocker (Nice)
  • Jan 8 Marcus Hutson, rock vocalist (Whispers)
  • Jan 9 Dick Yount, rocker (Harpers Bizarre)
  • Jan 9 Kenneth Kelley, US singer (Manhattans, One Life to Live)
  • Jan 9 Rob Hoeke, Dutch pianist/singer (Drinking on My Bed)
  • Jan 9 Robert Drewe, Australian author
  • Jan 9 Elmer MacFadyen, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
  • Jan 9 Freddie Starr, English comedian and singer
  • Jan 11 William Albert Penn, composer
  • Jan 11 Henry Cecil, Aberdeen, Scotland, English horse racing trainer
  • Jan 12 Henri J "Adriaan" Adriaansen, mime/director (Stinging Nettle King)
  • Jan 13 Richard Moll, American actor (Night Court, House, Dungeonmaster, Survivor), born in Pasadena, California
  • Jan 13 William Duckworth, composer
  • Jan 14 Holland Taylor, actress (Bossom Buddies, Camilla-Naked Truth), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 14 Jose Luis Rodriguez, Venezuelan singer (Dueno De Nada), born in Caracas
  • Jan 14 Ronald Hunter, actor (Lazarus Syndrome), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jan 14 Shannon Lucid, astronaut (STS 51G, 34, 43, 58, 76/79), born in Shanghai, China
  • Jan 14 Mariss Jansons, Latvian conductor
  • Jan 15 Mike Marshall, MLB pitcher (1974 Cy Young Award)
  • Jan 16 Brian Ferneyhough, composer
  • Jan 16 Gavin Bryars, composer
  • Jan 16 Ronnie Milsap, American country singer (Legend in My Time), born in Robbinsville, North Carolina
  • Jan 17 Chris Montez [Ezekiel Montanez], American guitarist and singer, born in Los Angeles
  • Jan 17 Daniel Charles Brandenstein, Watertown Wi, ast (STS 8, 51-G, 32, 49)
  • Jan 17 René Préval, President of Haiti (1996-2001, 2006-2011), born in Port-au-Prince (d. 2017)
  • Jan 17 Geoffrey Deuel, American actor
  • Jan 18 Kay Granger, American politician

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Jan 19 Janis Joplin, American rocker and blues singer-songwriter (Down on Me), born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 1970)

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Singer-Songwriter
Janis Joplin
  • Jan 19 Margriet Francisca, Dutch Princess
  • Jan 19 Petchara Chaowarat, Thai film actress
  • Jan 20 Roeland HG "Roel" van Duyn, Dutch Provo politician
  • Jan 20 Farhad Mehrad, Iranian musician
  • Jan 22 H James "Jim" Saxton, (Rep-R-NJ, 1984- )
  • Jan 22 Marília Pêra, Brazilian actress
  • Jan 23 Gil Gerard, actor (Buck Rogers in 25th Century), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Jan 23 William E "Bill" Gibb, Scottish fashion designer
  • Jan 23 Jimmy Castor, American pop and funk musician (Troglodyte (Cave Man), Jimmy Castor Bunch), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jan 23 Gary Burton, American jazz vibraphonist
  • Jan 24 Julie Bennett, actress (Hey There It's Yogi Bear), born in Beverly Hills, California

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Jan 24 Sharon Tate, American actress (Valley of the Dolls), born in Dallas, Texas

Actress and Murder Victim Sharon Tate
Actress and Murder Victim
Sharon Tate
  • Jan 24 Subhash Ghai, Indian film director
  • Jan 25 Tobe Hooper, American film director
  • Jan 26 Jean Knight [Jean Caliste], American soul, funk and R&B singer (Mr Big Stuff), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jan 26 Peter Kenton Winkler, composer
  • Jan 26 Sherian Grace Cadoria, brigadier general
  • Jan 26 César Gutiérrez, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Jan 27 A H Harper, CEO (Baltic Exchange)
  • Jan 28 Dick Taylor, rock vocalist (Pretty Thing-Cry on Me)
  • Jan 28 John Beck, Chic, actor (Mark-Dallas, Flamingo Road, Santa Barbara)
  • Jan 28 Susan Howard, Marshall Tx, actress (Donna-Dallas, Petrocelli)
  • Jan 28 Paul Henderson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 29 Charles Fitzgerald-Lombard, Abbot of Downside
  • Jan 29 Timothy Andrew James Souster, composer
  • Jan 30 Davy Johnson, baseball manager (NY Mets)
  • Jan 30 Sandy Deane, American rocker (Jay and the Americans), born in Brooklyn, New York