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, American rock guitarist (Big Star), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 12 Drew Pearson, former NFL all-pro receiver
  • Jan 12 Kirstie Alley, American actress (Star Trek II, Cheers-Rebecca), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • 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), born in Murcia, Spain

Actress Charo
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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, Italian 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, American lawyer and judge (1st African American US Attorney General 2009-2015), born in The Bronx, New York

82nd Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder
82nd Attorney General of the United States
Eric Holder
  • 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, Russian 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