Birthdays in History in January 1935

  • Jan 1 Valentin Nikolaevich N Benderov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jan 1 B. Kliban, American cartoonist known for his drawings of cats, usually with horrible puns (Love to Eat Them Mousies), born in Norwalk, Connecticut (d. 1990)
  • Jan 4 Kenneth Money, Canada, astronaut (STS 42-alt)
  • Jan 5 Nancy L Johnson, (Rep-R-CT, 1983- )
  • Jan 6 Margarita Gomez-Acebo y Cejuela, Tsaritsa of Bulgaria
  • Jan 7 Valeri Nikolayevich Kubasov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 6, 19, 36/35), (d. 2014)
  • Jan 8 Jesse Garon Presley, stillborn twin brother of Elvis
  • Jan 9 Earl G. Graves, Sr., African-American Publisher
  • Jan 9 Brian Harradine, Australian independent Senator
  • Jan 12 "Amazing" Kreskin, mentalist/telepath, born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • Jan 13 Mauro Forghieri, Italian automotive & mechanical engineer (Scuderia Ferrari)
  • Jan 14 Lucille Wheeler, Canadian alpine skier
  • Jan 15 Robert Silverberg, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Regan's Planet)
  • Jan 17 Paul O[sborne] Williams, US, sci-fi author (Ends of the Circle)
  • Jan 17 Ruth Ann Minner, Governor of Delaware
  • Jan 18 Raymond Briggs, English author (Fungus the Bogeyman)
  • Jan 18 Jon Stallworthy, English poet
  • Jan 18 Gad Yaacobi, Israeli minister (d. 2007)
  • Jan 20 Joan [Joanie] Weston, American Roller Derby Queen, born in Huntington Beach, California (d. 1997)
  • Jan 22 Pierre S Du Pont IV, (gov-Del)
  • Jan 25 António Ramalho Eanes, 17th President of Portugal
  • Jan 25 Conrad Burns, US politician (Senate-R-Montana 1989-2007), born in Gallatin, Missouri (d. 2016)
  • Jan 27 Gillian Beer, professor/president (Clare Hall-Cambridge)
  • Jan 28 David John Lodge, English writer (Soul & Bodies)
  • Jan 28 Manuel dos Santos Lima, Angolian revolutionary/poet (Pele do Diabo)
  • Jan 30 Richard Brautigan, novelist/poet (Trout Fishing in America), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Jan 30 John George Hughes, bishop of Kensington
  • Jan 30 Martin Taylor, former vice-chairman, Hanson
  • Jan 31 Oe Kenzaburo, Japanese novelist (Catch, Personal Matter)