Famous People Born in January 1948

  • Jan 1 Pavel Grachev, Russian general
  • Jan 2 Kerry Minnear, Dorset, English rocker (Gentle Giant)
  • Jan 3 Larry McNeeley, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour), born in Lafayette, Indiana
  • Jan 3 Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)
  • Jan 4 Eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician
  • Jan 5 Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)
  • Jan 5 Thom Mooney, American rocker (Nazz)
  • Jan 6 Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)
  • Jan 6 Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35)
  • Jan 6 Robert E [Bob] Wise Jr, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- )
  • Jan 7 Kaz Lux, Poland/Netherland, singer
  • Jan 7 Kenny Loggins, American singer (Loggins and Messina-This is it, Footloose), born in Everett, Washington
  • Jan 8 Gillies Mackinnon, director (Playboys)
  • Jan 9 Bill Cowsill, rock guitarist/vocals (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), Newport, Rhode Island
  • Jan 9 Paul King, Dagenham Essex, English rocker (Blue Oyster Cult)
  • Jan 10 Cyril Neville, US singer and percussionist (Neville Brothers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

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Jan 10 Donald Fagen, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Steely Dan-Peg), born in Passaic, New Jersey

Singer Donald Fagen
Singer
Donald Fagen
  • Jan 10 William Sanderson, actor (Larry-Newhart, Blade Runner), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 10 Mischa Maisky, Latvian cellist
  • Jan 10 Bernard Thévenet, French cyclist
  • Jan 11 Madeline Manning-Jackson-Mimms, US 800m runner (Oly-gold-1968)
  • Jan 12 Anthony Andrews, actor (Under the Volcano), born in London, England
  • Jan 12 Kenny Allen, English footballer
  • Jan 12 Khalid Abdul Muhammed, American Nation of Islam spokesman (d. 2001)
  • Jan 12 William Nicholson, English writer
  • Jan 12 John Etheridge, British guitarist (Soft Machine), born in Lambeth, England
  • Jan 13 Kenia Jayantilal, cricketer (5 at Kingston 71 his only inns for India)
  • Jan 13 Gaj Singh, Maharaja of Jodhpur
  • Jan 14 Joseph Henry "T Bone" Burnett, American musician and producer, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 14 Carl Weathers, New Orlean La, actor (Apollo Creed-Rocky)
  • Jan 14 Tim Harris, rocker (Foundations)
  • Jan 15 Dini Petty, Canadian talk show host (CITY-TV)
  • Jan 15 Ronnie Van Zant, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • Jan 15 Tommy Nolan, actor (Jody-Buckskin), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jan 16 Anatoli Yakovlevich Solovyov, Riga, cosmonaut (TM-5,9,15,26, STS 71)
  • Jan 16 Christopher Moran, English financier/multi-millionaire
  • Jan 16 Cliff Thorburn, Victoria, BC, champion snooker player

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Jan 16 John Carpenter, American film director (Halloween, The Thing), born in Carthage, New York

Horror film director John Carpenter
Horror film director
John Carpenter
  • Jan 16 Dalvanius Prime, New Zealand entertainer (d. 2002)
  • Jan 16 Ruth Reichl, American magazine editor
  • Jan 17 Alexander "Alec" Erwin, South African worker's union leader
  • Jan 17 Mick Taylor, rock guitarist (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)
  • Jan 17 Anne Queffélec, French pianist
  • Jan 19 Harvey Hinsley, rocker
  • Jan 20 Jerry Ross, Ind, Lt Col USAF/astronaut (STS 61B, 27, 37, 55, 74, sk:88)
  • Jan 20 Mel Pritchard, English rocker (Barclay James Harvest)
  • Jan 20 Natan Sharansky, Russian-born physicist and politician
  • Jan 20 Nancy Kress, American writer
  • Jan 22 Gilbert Levine, American conductor
  • Jan 22 Northern Calloway, American actor (d. 1990)
  • Jan 23 Anita Pointer, rock vocalist (Pointer Sisters-She's So Shy), born in Oakland, California
  • Jan 24 Elliott Abrams, asst secretary of state/supplied arms to the Contras
  • Jan 24 Michael Des Barres, British actor and rock singer
  • Jan 25 Gueorgui Chichkine, Russian painter
  • Jan 25 Ros Kelly, Australian politician
  • Jan 26 Corky Laing, rocker (Mountain)
  • Jan 27 Chuck Larsen, rocker (Snuff)
  • Jan 27 Mikhail Baryshnikov, Riga Latvia, ballet dancer (That's Dancing)
  • Jan 28 Gareth Roscoe, legal adviser (BBC)
  • Jan 28 Mamoru Mohri, Yoichi-machi Hokkaido Japan, astronaut (STS 47)
  • Jan 28 Charles Taylor, President of Liberia
  • Jan 29 Bill Kirchen, singer/guitarist (Commander Cody & Lost Planet Airmen)
  • Jan 29 Felice Taylor, R&B singer (I Feel Love Comin' On)
  • Jan 29 Marc Singer, actor (V, Dallas), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • Jan 29 Pat Kenny, Irish TV presenter & radio host
  • Jan 30 Nicholas Broomfield, director/editor (Dark Obsession, Heidi Fleiss)
  • Jan 30 Paul Magee, Provisional Irish Republican Army member
  • Jan 31 Muneo Suzuki, Japanese politician