Birthdays in History in January 1957

  • Jan 1 Evangelos Venizelos, Greek lawyer, professor and politician
  • Jan 3 Bojan Križај, Slovenian skier
  • Jan 5 Vincent Calloway, Kentucky, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • Jan 6 C Michael Foale, Louth England, astronaut (STS 45, 56, 63, 84/86)
  • Jan 7 Katie Couric, [Katherine], TV news host (Today), born in Arlington, Virginia
  • Jan 7 Nicholson Baker, American novelist
  • Jan 10 Greg Walden, U.S. Congressman from Oregon
  • Jan 12 John Lasseter, American animation director
  • Jan 13 Lorrie Moore, American writer
  • Jan 14 Anchee Min, Chinese writer
  • Jan 15 Patrick Dixon, English entrepreneur
  • Jan 17 Ann Nocenti, American comic book writer
  • Jan 19 Kenneth McClintock, Puerto Rican politician
  • Jan 22 Francis Wheen, English writer and journalist
  • Jan 23 Caroline Louise Marguerite Grimaldi, daughter of Princess Grace and Prince Rainer, born in Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • Jan 23 Lou Schuler, American fitness journalist
  • Jan 25 Eskil Erlandsson, Swedish politician
  • Jan 25 Andrew P. Harris, American politician
  • Jan 29 Grazyna Miller, Italian poet, translator, and journalist