Famous People Born on January 8, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • John Peterson, American drummer (the Beau Brummels), born in Rudyard, Michigan (d. 2007)
  • Junichiro Koizumi, Japanese politician (Prime Minister, 2001–06), born in Yokosuka, Japan

Person of interestStephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking, English physicist (Black Holes & Baby Universes), born in Oxford, England (d. 2018)

Physicist Stephen Hawking
Physicist
Stephen Hawking
  • Vyacheslav Dmitriyevich Zudov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 23), born in Bor, Russia
  • Yvette Mimieux, American actress (Time Machine, Where the Boys Are), born in Los Angeles, California

About January 8, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Old? 77 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn