Famous People Born in January 1941

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 3 Shima Iwashita, actress (Red Lion, Hara-Kiri, Double Suicide)
  • Jan 4 John Bennett Perry, singer/actor (Falcon Crest), born in Williamstown, Massachusetts
  • Jan 4 Maureen Reagan, 1st daughter of Ronald and Jane Wyman, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 5 Bob Cunis, New Zealand cricketer (New Zealand pace bowler of the late 60's), born in Whangarei, New Zealand (d. 2008)
  • Jan 5 Grady Thomas, American rock vocalist (Parliaments, Funkadelic, Maggot Brain), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Jan 5 Mansur Ali Khan, Indian cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, Indian batsman & capt), born in Bhopal, India (d. 2011)
  • Jan 5 Hayao Miyazaki, Japanese filmmaker (Spirited Away), born in Tokyo

Person of interestChuck McKinley

Jan 5 Chuck McKinley, American tennis player, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1986)

Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion Chuck McKinley
Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion
Chuck McKinley
  • Jan 7 Ann Susan Hills, freelance journalist
  • Jan 7 Frederick Drew Gregory, Col USAF/astro (STS 51-B, 33, 44), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 7 Robert Hicks, rocker (Paul Butterfield Blues Band)
  • Jan 7 Iona Brown, British violinist and conductor (d. 2004)
  • Jan 7 John E. Walker, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Jan 8 Little Anthony [Anthony Gourdine], American rhythm and blues singer (Little Anthony and the Imperials-Goin' Out of My Head), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 8 Graham Chapman, English comedian (Monty Python's Flying Circus), born in Leicester, England (d. 1989)
  • Jan 8 Boris Vallejo, Peruvian illustrator, born in Lima, Peru

  • Jan 9 Joan Baez, American folk singer & human rights advocate, born in Staten Island, New York
  • Jan 9 Gilles Vaillancourt, Canadian politician, born in Laval-des-Rapides, Quebec
  • Jan 11 Gérson, Brazilian footballer
  • Jan 12 Jaime Fuster, American politician (Rep-D-PR, 1985- ), born in Guayama, Puerto Rico (d. 2007)
  • Jan 12 Long John Baldry, English blues vocalist (Don't try to Lay No Boogie), born in East Haddon, United Kingdom
  • Jan 13 Meinhard Nehmer, German DR, 2 man bobsledder (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Jan 13 Pasqual Maragall, Spanish politician
  • Jan 14 Gibby Gilbert, American PGA golfer (1976 Danny Thomas), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Jan 14 Marjoe Gortner, American actor (Speak Up America, Falcon Crest), born in Long Beach, California

Person of interestFaye Dunaway

Jan 14 Faye Dunaway, American actress (Chinatown, Bonnie & Clyde), born in Bascom, Florida

Actress Faye Dunaway
Actress
Faye Dunaway
  • Jan 14 Milan Kučan, Slovenian statesman, born in Križevci, Gornji Petrovci, Slovenia
  • Jan 15 Captain Beefheart [Don Van Vliet], American singer-songwriter (Bongo Fury, Shiny Beast), born in Glendale, California (d. 2010)
  • Jan 16 Christine Janes, tennis player
  • Jan 16 Richard Bohringer, actor (Diva, I Married a Shadow), born in Paris, France
  • Jan 17 Dame Gillian Weir, New Zealand organist
  • Jan 18 Bobby Goldsboro, Marianna Fla, singer (Honey)
  • Jan 18 David Ruffin, American soul musician and early lead singer for The Temptations (My Girl, Ain't Too Proud to Beg), born in Whynot, Mississippi (d. 1991)
  • Jan 18 Iva Zanicchi, actress (Ragazza Tutta d'Oro)
  • Jan 18 Denise Bombardier, Quebec journalist, television host and novelist
  • Jan 19 Tony Anholt, British actor (d. 2002)
  • Jan 19 Colin Gunton, British theologian (d. 2003)
  • Jan 19 Pat Patterson, Canadian wrestler
  • Jan 20 Pierre Lalonde, Canadian singer & television host, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 2016)
  • Jan 21 Placido Domingo, opera tenor (Pinkerton-Mme Butterfly), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Jan 21 Richie Havens, American folk singer (Here Comes the Sun), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2013)
  • Jan 21 Stathis Giallelis, Greek actor
  • Jan 21 Ivan Putski, Polish-born American professional wrestler
  • Jan 24 Aaron Neville, US singer/keyboardist (Neville Brothers)
  • Jan 24 Michael Chapman, Leeds England, rocker (Looking for 11)

Person of interestNeil Diamond

Jan 24 Neil Diamond, American singer-songwriter, born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond
Singer-songwriter
Neil Diamond
  • Jan 25 Elzie "Buddy" Baker, American NASCAR driver, born in Florence, South Carolina (d. 2015)
  • Jan 25 Gregory Sierra, American actor, born in New York City, New York
  • Jan 26 Henry Jaglom, actor (Eating, Lucky Ducks, Always), born in London, England
  • Jan 26 Scott Glenn, actor (Right Stuff, Personal Best, Backdraft), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 28 Joel Crothers, actor (Edge of Night), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Person of interestDick Cheney

Jan 30 Dick Cheney, American politician (Vice President: 2001-2009), born in Lincoln, Nebraska

46th Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney
46th Vice President of the United States
Dick Cheney
  • Jan 30 Gregory Benford, American author & scientist, born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Jan 30 Tineke Lagerberg, Dutch swimmer, born in Bussum, Netherlands
  • Jan 31 Jessica Walter, American actress (Play Misty For Me, Arrested Development), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 31 George S Mickelson, (Gov-SD)
  • Jan 31 Richard A Gephardt, (Rep-D-MO, 1977- )
  • Jan 31 Sharon Miller, LPGA golfer
  • Jan 31 Eugène Terre'Blanche, South African white supremacist and leader of the far-right Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging, born in Ventersdorp, Transvaal Province, South Africa (d. 2010)
  • Jan 31 Len Chappell, American NBA forward (All Star 1964), born in Portage, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)

About January 1941

How Old? 78 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn