Famous Birthdays on January 1 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 353 of 353

  • 1937 Adam Wiśniewski-Snerg, Polish author (d. 1995)
  • 1938 Bill Emerson, (Rep-R-MO, 1981- )
  • 1938 Frank Langella, Bayonne, New Jersey, American actor (Dracula, Frost/Nixon)
  • 1938 Robert Jankel, British coachbuilder (d. 2005)
  • 1939 Michèle Mercier, French actress
  • 1940 Jack Kiefer, Columbia PA, PGA golfer (1994 Ralphs Senior Classic)
  • 1940 Laszlo Sary, Hungarian composer, born in Győrasszonyfa
  • 1940 Richard Henry Orton, composer
  • 1942 Country Joe McDonald, California, rock guitarist/vocalist (& the Fish)
  • 1942 Gennadi Vassilyevich Sarafanov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 15)
  • 1942 George Couroupos, composer
  • 1942 Martin Frost, (Rep-D-TX, 1971- )
  • 1942 Alassane Ouattara, Former Prime Minister of Ivory Coast
  • 1942 Judy Stone, Australian pop singer
  • 1943 Jerilyn Britz, LPGA golfer (1979 US Women's Open), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1943 Raghunath Anant Mashelkar, Indian scientist
  • 1943 Tony Knowles, 9th Governor of Alaska
  • 1944 Don Novello, American actor and comedian (Father Guido Sarducci-Saturday Night Live), born in Ashtabula, Ohio
  • 1944 Charlie Davis, cricketer (WI batsman in 15 Tests 1968-73)
  • 1944 Jimmy Hart, American wrestling manager
  • 1944 Zafarullah Khan Jamali, Pakistani politician
  • 1945 Jacques Ickx, Belgium, Le Mans auto race (6-time winner)
  • 1945 Peter Duncan, Australian politician
  • 1946 Manfred Stengl, Austria, 2 man lugist (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1946 Carl B. Hamilton, Swedish economist and politician
  • 1946 Rivelino, Brazilian football player
  • 1947 Alexei Ivanovich Bobrov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1947 Gary "BB" Coleman, blues vocal/guitarist/producer
  • 1947 Peter Lankhorst, Dutch MP (PPR)
  • 1947 Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov, Rus cosmonaut (Soyuz T-8, TM-4, STS 63)
  • 1947 Jon Corzine, American politician
  • 1947 Paula Tsui, Hong Kong singer
  • 1948 Pavel Grachev, Russian general
  • 1949 Nikolai Tikhonovich Moskalenko, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1949 Peter Dormer, arts writer
  • 1949 Daniel E Gawthrop, American composer
  • 1950 Morgan Fisher, rock keyboardist (British Lions)
  • 1950 Svetlana Georgievna Beregovkina, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1950 Yevgeni Vladimirovich Saley, cosmonaut
  • 1951 Frans Kellendonk, author (Ruin, The Good for Nothing)
  • 1951 Ashfaq Hussain, Urdu poet
  • 1951 Nana Patekar, Indian film and stage actor
  • 1951 Hans-Joachim Stuck, German race car driver
  • 1953 Alpha Blondy, [Seydou Kone], Ivory coast, reggae singer (Jerusalem)
  • 1953 Kevin Hangon, composer
  • 1953 Rochelle S Abramson, violinist
  • 1953 Greg Carmichael, British guitarist (Acoustic Alchemy)
  • 1953 Gary Johnson, American businessman, politician, Libertarian Party nominee for Presiden 2016, born in Minot, North Dakota
  • 1954 Fr David, rocker, born in Paris, France
  • 1954 Bob Menendez, American politician
  • 1955 Michael James Sullivan, PGA golfer (1980 Southern Open), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1956 Anatoli Borisovich Polonsky, Russia, lt-colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1956 Sergei Vasiliyevich Avdeyev, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-15, SK:TM-28)
  • 1956 Mark R. Hughes, American entrepreneur (d. 2000)
  • 1956 Kôji Yakusho, Japanese actor

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1956 Christine Lagarde, French lawyer and politician, 1st female head of the IMF, born in Paris

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
Christine Lagarde
  • 1957 Ewa Kasprzyk, Polish actress
  • 1957 Evangelos Venizelos, Greek lawyer, professor and politician
  • 1958 Grandmaster Flash, [Joseph Saddler], American rocker (Message), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958 Ren Woods, actress (Fanta-Roots), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1959 Abdul Ahad Mohmand, Afghanistan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-6)
  • 1959 Azali Assoumani, Comorian president
  • 1960 Michael David Morrison, actor (Caleb Snyder-As the World Turns)
  • 1961 Irv Eatman, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)
  • 1961 Fiona Phillips, British television presenter
  • 1961 Mark Wingett, British actor
  • 1962 Ravshanbek Aliyev, Kirgiz, cosmonaut
  • 1962 Ari Up, German musician (The Slits)
  • 1963 Glenn Trimble, cricketer (son of Sam Two ODI's for Australia 1986)
  • 1963 Lance Smith, NFL guard (NY Giants)
  • 1963 Lina Kačiušytė, Lithuanian swimmer
  • 1964 DeDee Pfeiffer, actress (Cybill)
  • 1964 Juliana Donald, American actress
  • 1965 Andrew O Valmon, 400m runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965 Harry Galbreath, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers)
  • 1965 Mark Dewey, US baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • 1966 Mika Nieminen, Tampere FIN, hockey forward (Team Finland, Oly-br-1998)
  • 1966 Rawley Valberde, Oceanside California, actor (Amado-Santa Barbara)
  • 1967 Andy Heck, NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawk, Chicago Bears)
  • 1967 Derrick Thomas, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • 1967 Juanma Bajo Ulloa, Spanish film director
  • 1967 John Digweed, English DJ
  • 1967 Tim Dog, American rapper
  • 1968 John de Visser, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1968 Sandy Beasley, softball outfielder (Olympics-96), born in Richmond, British Columbia
  • 1968 Davor Šuker, Croatian footballer
  • 1968 Miki Higashino, Japanese composer
  • 1969 Morris Chestnut, actor (Boyz N the Hood)
  • 1969 Reemt Pyka, Bremerhaven GER, hockey forward (Team Germany)
  • 1969 Christi Paul, American news anchor
  • 1969 Verne Troyer, American actor (Mini-Me in Austin Powers movies), born in Sturgis, Michigan
  • 1969 Nicolle Dickson, Australian actress
  • 1970 Brian Morton, Wollongong Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
  • 1970 Tom Sier, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1970 Vadim Glovatskiy, hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
  • 1970 Gabriel Jarret, American actor
  • 1971 Beno Bryant, WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1971 Bobby Holik, Jihlava Cze, NHL left wing (NJ Devils, Team Czech Rep)
  • 1971 Bridget Pettis, American Basketball player (WNBA guard for Phoenix Mercury), born in East Chicago, Indiana
  • 1971 Kevin Lee, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)
  • 1971 Kevin Mitchell, NFL linebacker (SF 49ers)
  • 1971 Sammie Henson, American wrestler
  • 1972 Barron Miles, NFL def back (Pittsburgh Steelers)/WLAF corner (Frankfurt)
  • 1972 Ivan Droppa, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia 1998)
  • 1972 Lilian Thuram, French footballer
  • 1972 DJ Shadow, American DJ and songwriter
  • 1973 Clyde Wijnhard, soccer player (Ajax, RKC)
  • 1973 Fang Li, Hunan China, tennis star (1991 Futures-Bilbao-ESP)
  • 1973 Justin Armour, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1973 Mercury Hayes, wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1973 Anwar Mansoor Mangrio, Sindhi poet & research scholar.
  • 1974 Johnie Church, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1975 Becky Kellar, ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Oly-98)
  • 1975 Chris Anstey, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks)
  • 1975 Eiichiro Oda, Japanese Manga artist
  • 1975 Sonali Bendre, Indian model and actress
  • 1975 Joe Cannon, American soccer player
  • 1976 Caleb Wyatt, American motocross rider, born in Medford, Oregon
  • 1976 Georgina Chapman, British fashion designer and actress

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1976 Chai Jing, Chinese broadcaster, author and documentary maker (Under the Dome), born in Linfen, Shanxi Province

Journalist and Environmental Activist Chai Jing
Journalist and Environmental Activist
Chai Jing
  • 1977 Hasan Salihamidžić, Bosnian footballer
  • 1977 Keeley Hawes, British actress
  • 1978 Paramahamsa Sri Nithyananda, Indian spiritualist
  • 1978 Nina Bott, German actress
  • 1978 Phillip Mulryne, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1978 Tarik O'Regan, British composer
  • 1979 Koichi Domoto, Japanese artist
  • 1979 Brody Dalle, Australian singer (The Distillers)
  • 1980 Elin Nordegren, Swedish model
  • 1981 Zsolt Baumgartner, Hungarian race car driver
  • 1981 Abdülkadir Koçak, Turkish boxer
  • 1981 Jonas Armstrong, Irish actor
  • 1981 Eden Riegel, American actress ( All My Children), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1982 David Nalbandian, Argentinian tennis player
  • 1983 Ali Bastian, English actress and model
  • 1983 Calum Davenport, English footballer
  • 1983 Emi Kobayashi, Japanese model
  • 1984 José Paolo Guerrero, Peruvian footballer
  • 1984 Alok Kapali, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1984 Michael Witt, Australian rugby league footballer
  • 1985 Steven Davis, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1986 Glen Davis, American basketball player
  • 1986 Vidya Balan, Indian actress
  • 1987 Gilbert Brule, Canadian professional hockey player
  • 1987 Meryl Davis, American ice dancer
  • 1987 Devin Setoguchi, Canadian professional hockey player
  • 1989 Marvin Austin, American football player
  • 1991 Kathleen Herles, American voice actor
  • 1991 Peter Burling, New Zealand sailor (Olympic Gold 2016, helmsman America's Cup 2017), born in Tauranga, New Zealand
  • 1992 Jack Wilshere, English footballer
  • 1994 He Kexin, Chinese gymnast
  • 1996 Mary Gibbs, American child actress
  • 1998 Marlene Lawston, American child actress