Famous People Born in January 1930

About January 1930

How Old? 88 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Snake Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 1 Gaafar Muhammad Nimeiry, premier/president (Sudan)
  • Jan 1 Ty Hardin [Orison Hungerford Jr.], American actor (Riptide, Bronco), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jan 1 Werner Heiden, composer
  • Jan 1 Frederick Wiseman, documentary filmmaker, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jan 2 Julius La Rosa, American singer (fired by Arthur Godfrey on the air), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Jan 3 Edward "Eddie" Egan, American actor (The French Connection, Joe Forrester), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Jan 3 Salvatore "Robert" Loggia, American actor (Jagged Edge, Big, Officer & a Gentleman, Scarface), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 2015)
  • Jan 3 Marcel Dubé, Quebec playwright

Person of interestDon Shula

Jan 4 Don Shula, American NFL coach (Miami Dolphins), born in Grand River Ohio

NFL Head Coach Don Shula
NFL Head Coach
Don Shula
  • Jan 4 Iain Cuthbertson, Scottish actor (Guilty, Scandal, Rep, Danger UXB), born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire (d. 2009)
  • Jan 4 Sorrell Booke, American actor (Boss Hogg in Dukes of Hazard), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1994)
  • Jan 5 Edward Galven Givens Jr, Quanah Texas, Major USAF/astronaut
  • Jan 5 Frederick Charles Tillis, composer
  • Jan 5 Richard Hayes, singer/emcee (Name That Tune), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Jan 6 Denis Pitts, journalist
  • Jan 6 Victor "Vic" Tayback, American actor (Mel Sharples-"Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore "), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)

  • Jan 8 Doreen Wilber, American archer (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Jan 10 Byron "Wild Child" Gipson, blues singer
  • Jan 10 Roy Edward Disney, American film executive and CEO of Disney

Person of interestRod Taylor

Jan 11 Rod Taylor, Australian actor (The Birds, Time Machine), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2015)

Actor Rod Taylor
Actor
Rod Taylor
  • Jan 11 Ron Mulock, Australian politician
  • Jan 12 Glenn Yarborough, singer (Limeliters-Honey & Wine, Jubilee)
  • Jan 12 Jennifer P Johnston, Irish author (Fool's sanctuary)

Person of interestTim Horton

Jan 12 Tim Horton, Canadian ice hockey player and co-founder of Tim Hortons, born in Cochrane, Ontario (d. 1974)

NHL Star and Businessman Tim Horton
NHL Star and Businessman
Tim Horton
  • Jan 13 Frances Sternhagen, American actress (The Mist, Cheers, Outland, Starting Over), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 13 Roman Ciesiewicz, artist/graphic designer
  • Jan 14 Edgar Sergeyi Hovhanesyan, composer
  • Jan 15 Eddie Graham, American professional wrestler (d. 1985)
  • Jan 16 Norman Podhoretz, author/editor (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 16 Clarence Ray Allen, American murderer (d. 2006)
  • Jan 17 Bill Benyon, English large landowner/Conservative Lower house leader
  • Jan 17 Robert Ceely, composer
  • Jan 17 Eddie LeBaron, American football player, born in San Rafael, California
  • Jan 19 John Waite, cricket wicket-keeper (great South African)
  • Jan 19 Nathalie "Tippi" Hedren, American actress, animal rights activist and former fashion model (The Birds, Marnie), born in New Ulm, Minnesota

Person of interestBuzz Aldrin

Jan 20 Edwin Aldrin Jr, USAF/astro (Gem 12, Ap 11), born in Montclair, New Jersey

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
Astronaut
Buzz Aldrin
  • Jan 21 Valentin Ignatyevich Filatyev, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jan 23 Derek Walcott, Caribbean poet (Omeros), Nobel Prize for Literature 1992, born in Castries, St Lucia (d. 2017)
  • Jan 23 Ken Errair, American singer (Four Freshmen), (d. 1969)
  • Jan 23 William Reid Pogue, Okemah Oklahoma, Colonel USAF/astronaut (Skylab 4), (d. 2014)
  • Jan 23 Mervyn Rose, Australian professional tennis player (7 Grand Slam titles), born in Coffs Harbour, NSW
  • Jan 24 Bernard Matthews, English turkey farmer/multi-millionaire
  • Jan 25 Tanya Savicheva, Russian diarist (d. 1944)
  • Jan 26 A N Solomons, chairman (Singer & Friedlander)
  • Jan 26 Anne Macfarlane, Master (Court of Protection)
  • Jan 26 Harry "Buddy" Melges Jr, Wisc, sailor (Olympic gold/bronze-1964, 72)
  • Jan 26 Wim Statius Muller, Curaçaoa conductor, pianist and composer, born in Curaçao
  • Jan 27 Bobby "Blue" Bland, Rosemark TN, blues singer (Call on the Drummer), (d. 2013)
  • Jan 27 Esteban Edward Torres, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
  • Jan 27 Roger Sims, British MP
  • Jan 28 David Morris, British MEP
  • Jan 28 Luis de Pablo, composer
  • Jan 29 John Junkin, British actor and scriptwriter (A Hard Day's Night), born in Ealing, Middlesex (d. 2006)
  • Jan 29 Derek Bailey, English guitar virtuoso (d. 2005)
  • Jan 30 Magnus Adem Malan, South African minister of Defense (1980- )

Person of interestGene Hackman

Jan 30 Gene Hackman, American actor (Bonnie & Clyde, Under Fire, The French Connection), born in San Bernardino California

  • Jan 30 Sandy Amorós, Cuban baseball player (d. 1992)
  • Jan 30 Samuel J. Byck, American attempted assassin of Richard Nixon (d. 1974)
  • Jan 31 Lynn Carlin [Mary Lynn Reynolds], American actress (Joan Hunter-James at 15, Faces), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 31 Joakim Bonnier, Swedish racecar driver (d. 1972)