Birthdays in History in January 1971

  • Jan 4 Junichi Kakizaki, Japanese artist, sculptor
  • Jan 7 Tina Anderson, American comic book writer
  • Jan 8 Brenda Lee Armstrong, Albert Lea Minn, Miss Minn-America (1991)
  • Jan 8 Jason Giambi, West Covina CA, infielder (Oakland A's)
  • Jan 9 Daniel Dumile, American hip hop artist
  • Jan 9 Hal Niedzviecki, Canadian author
  • Jan 9 Yusuke Naora, Japanese game art director
  • Jan 14 Lasse Kjus, Norwegian skier
  • Jan 18 Seamus O'Regan, Canadian broadcast journalist
  • Jan 18 Binyavanga Wainaina, Kenyan author and journalist, born in Nakuru, Rift Valley
  • Jan 20 Karin Smith, Miss Minnesota USA (1996)
  • Jan 21 Alan McManus, Scottish snooker player