Birthdays in History in January 1955

  • Jan 9 Michiko Kakutani, American literary critic
  • Jan 13 Jay McInerney, American novelist (Bright Lights, Big City), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jan 13 Titus M Mafolo, South African journalist/ANC-leader
  • Jan 16 Jerry M Linenger, PhD/Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 81/84), born in Mt Clemens, Michigan
  • Jan 20 Joe Doherty, Ireland, IRA activist (jailed in US)
  • Jan 21 Jeff Koons, American artist
  • Jan 22 Thomas David Jones, Balt Md, PhD/Astronaut (STS 59, 68, 80, sk: 98)
  • Jan 22 Timothy R. Ferguson, American politician
  • Jan 23 Reginald Calloway, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • Jan 27 John G. Roberts, 17th Chief Justice of the United States
  • Jan 27 Alexander Stuart, British author

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Jan 28 Nicolas Sarkozy, 23rd President of France (2007-12), born in Paris, France

President of France Nicolas Sarkozy
President of France
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  • Jan 30 Judith Tarr, US, sci-fi author (Isle of Glass, Ars Magica)