Birthdays in History in January 1953

  • Jan 1 Gary Johnson, American businessman, politician, Libertarian Party nominee for Presiden 2016, born in Minot, North Dakota
  • Jan 5 Mike Rann, Australian politician
  • Jan 5 George Tenet, American CIA director
  • Jan 9 Morris Gleitzman, British-Australian children's author
  • Jan 11 Anna Marchesini, Italian entertainer
  • Jan 15 Kent Hovind, American evangelist
  • Jan 16 Robert Jay Mathews, American neo-Nazi (d. 1984)
  • Jan 19 Richard Legendre, Canadian politician

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Jan 21 Paul Allen, American entrepreneur, co-founder of Microsoft, born in Seattle, Washington

Co-founder of Microsoft Paul Allen
Co-founder of Microsoft
Paul Allen
  • Jan 22 Jim Jarmusch, American director
  • Jan 23 Antonio Villaraigosa, Hispanic-American 52nd Mayor of Los Angeles

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Jan 23 Pavlo Lazarenko, Prime Minister of Ukraine (1996-97), born in Karpivka

Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Lazarenko
Prime Minister of Ukraine
Pavlo Lazarenko
  • Jan 25 Mark Weil, Uzbek theatre director (d. 2007)
  • Jan 26 Andrée van Es [Andrée Christine of Es], Dutch politician (PSP), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Jan 26 Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark
  • Jan 29 Hwang Woo-Suk, South Korean biomedical scientist
  • Jan 30 Fred Hembeck, Yaphank, New York, American cartoonist