Famous People Born in January 1951

  • Jan 1 Frans Kellendonk, author (Ruin, The Good for Nothing)
  • Jan 1 Ashfaq Hussain, Urdu poet
  • Jan 1 Nana Patekar, Indian film and stage actor
  • Jan 1 Hans-Joachim Stuck, German race car driver
  • Jan 2 Nadia Cassini, [Gianna Lou Muller], Woodstock NY, model (Oui)
  • Jan 2 Alexander Pogrebinsky, Russian painter
  • Jan 3 Frank Chikane, sec-gen of South African Council of Churches
  • Jan 3 Gary Nairn, Australian politician
  • Jan 4 Barbara Ann Cochran, Claremont NH, slalom skier (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Jan 4 Peter Haycock, rock guitarist (All Along the Watchtower), (d. 2013)
  • Jan 5 Steve Arnold, English footballer
  • Jan 6 Kim Wilson, rocker (Fabulous Thunderbirds)
  • Jan 6 Don Gullett, American baseball player
  • Jan 7 Talgat Amangeldyyevich Musabayev, Russian mjr/cosmonaut (TM-19, TM-27)
  • Jan 7 Mike Ward, Democratic Congressman for Kentucky & radio talk show host
  • Jan 8 John McTiernan, actor (Predator, Die Hard, Medicine Man), born in Albany, New York
  • Jan 8 Paul Dresher, composer
  • Jan 8 Kenny Anthony, Saint Lucian politician
  • Jan 9 Crystal Gayle, Ky, country singer (Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue)
  • Jan 10 Kathleen Bradley, model (Price is Right), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Jan 11 Willie Maddren, English former footballer (d. 2000)
  • Jan 12 Bill Madlock, 4X NL batting champ (Chicago Cubs)
  • Jan 12 Chris Bell, rock guitarist (Big Star), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 12 Drew Pearson, former NFL all-pro receiver
  • Jan 12 Kirstie Alley, Wichita Ks, actress (Star Trek II, Cheers-Rebecca)
  • Jan 12 Larry Hoppens, rocker (Orleans-Still the One, Dance With Me)
  • Jan 12 Rush Limbaugh, Girardeau Missouri, American right wing radio personality
  • Jan 12 Ann Althouse, American law professor
  • Jan 14 Gil Pak Jong, Korea PR, judo (Olympic-1976)
  • Jan 14 William Risrook, rocker (BT Express-Here Comes the Express)

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Jan 15 Charo [Maria Baeza], Spanish-American actress, comedienne and flamenco guitarist (Chico and the Man, Love Boat)

Actress Charo
Actress
Charo
  • Jan 15 Martha Davis, California, vocalist/guitar (Motels-Only the Lonely, Shame)
  • Jan 16 Richard Thompson, rocker (BT Express-Here Comes the Express)
  • Jan 17 Rolando Thoeni, Italy, slalom (Olympic-bronze-1972)
  • Jan 18 Bob Latchford, English footballer
  • Jan 18 Bram Behr, Surinamese journalist (d. 1982)
  • Jan 20 Magomed Omarovich Tolboyev, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jan 20 Ivan Fischer, Hungarian conductor

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Jan 21 Eric Holder, 82nd Attorney General of the United States, born in NYC, New York

82nd Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder
82nd Attorney General of the United States
Eric Holder
  • Jan 21 Eric Holder, American lawyer and judge (1st African American US Attorney General 2009-2015), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jan 22 Ondrej Nepela, Slovak figure skater (d. 1989)
  • Jan 23 Margaret Johnson Bailes, 4X100 runner (Olympic-gold-1968), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jan 23 Michael Matz, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-silver-96)
  • Jan 24 Yakov Smirnoff, Russia, comedian (It's a wonderful country)
  • Jan 25 Steve Prefontaine, American runner (5K 1972 Olympics 4th), born in Coos Bay, Oregon (d. 1975)
  • Jan 26 Andy Hummell, rock bassist (Big Star), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 26 David Briggs, rock guitarist (Little River Band-Help is on it's Way)
  • Jan 26 Jarmila Kratochvilova, Czech, 400m/800m runner (Olympic-silver-1980)
  • Jan 26 Walt Willey, Ottawa Ill, actor (Jackson Montgomery-All My Children)
  • Jan 27 Brian Downey, rock drummer (Thin Lizzy-Boys are Back in Town)
  • Jan 27 Scott Lane, American actor (Gary-McKeever & the Colonel), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 27 Seth Justman, rock keyboardist (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 28 Gordon Prentice, British MP
  • Jan 28 Leonid Konstantinovich Kadenyuk, Kkishkov Ukraine, astronaut (STS 87)
  • Jan 28 William Nelson Jr, US bassist (Connections & Disconnections)
  • Jan 28 Brian Bilbray, American politician
  • Jan 29 Andy Roberts, cricketer (brilliant WI quickie with 202 wickets 74-84)
  • Jan 30 Bobby Stokes, footballer
  • Jan 30 Charles S Dutton, Balt Md, actor (Alien 3, Crocodile Dundee 2, Roc)
  • Jan 30 Clifford Leon Anderson, rocker (Cure)
  • Jan 30 Marv Ross, rocker (Quarterflash)
  • Jan 30 Phil Collins, England, singer/drummer (Genesis-Against All Odds)
  • Jan 30 Trevor Laughlin, cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1978-79)
  • Jan 31 Harry Casey, [KC], rock vocalist (KC & Sunshine Band-Give It)
  • Jan 31 Phil Manzanera, rock guitarist (Roxy Music-Let's Stick Together)
  • Jan 31 Presiley Baxendale, British QC
  • Jan 31 Dave Benton, Aruban-born singer