Famous People Born in January 1950

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 1 Morgan Fisher, rock keyboardist (British Lions)
  • Jan 1 Svetlana Georgievna Beregovkina, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jan 1 Yevgeni Vladimirovich Saley, cosmonaut
  • Jan 2 David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist
  • Jan 3 Victoria Principal, American actress (Earthquake, Pamela-Dallas), born in Fukuoka, Japan
  • Jan 3 Beth Anderson, American composer, born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Jan 5 Chris Stein, American rock guitarist and co-founder of Blondie (Heart of Glass, Call Me), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 5 Ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian historian, born in Iași, Romania (d. 1991)
  • Jan 5 John Manley, Canadian politician, born in Ottawa, Canada
  • Jan 5 Charlie Richmond, Canadian entrepreneur, born in Pomona, California
  • Jan 6 Louis Freeh, American attorney & FBI director, born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Jan 7 Erin Gray, American actress (Silver Spoons, Buck Rogers), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jan 7 Ross Grimsley, American baseball player, born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Jan 7 Johnny Lever [John Prakasa Rao Janumala], Indian Bollywood actor & comedian, born in Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh
  • Jan 7 Juan Gabriel [Alberto Aguilera Valadez], Mexican singer, born in Michoacan state (d. 2016)
  • Jan 9 David Johansen [Buster Poindexter], American singer-songwriter & actor (Hot! Hot! Hot!), born in Staten Island, New York

  • Jan 9 Rio Reiser, German rock musician & singer (Ton Steine Scherben), born Berlin, Germany (d. 1996)
  • Jan 9 Alec Jeffreys, British geneticist (developed techniques for DNA fingerprinting), born in Oxford, England
  • Jan 12 Bob McEwen, American politician (Rep-R-OH, 1981-93), born in Hillsboro, Ohio
  • Jan 12 Marilyn Smith, American microbiologist, born in Americus, Georgia
  • Jan 12 Sheila Jackson Lee, American politician, born in New York City, New York
  • Jan 12 Göran Lindblad, Swedish politician, born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Jan 12 Dorrit Moussaieff, Israeli jewellery designer & businesswoman, born in Jerusalem, Israel
  • Jan 12 Ricky Ray Rector, American murderer (d. 1992)
  • Jan 13 Bob Forsch, American baseball player
  • Jan 13 John McNaughton, American film director
  • Jan 15 David Lynn Jones, American country singer (Bonnie Jean), born in Bexar, Arkansas
  • Jan 15 Marius Trésor, French footballer, born in Sainte-Anne, Guadeloupe
  • Jan 16 Debbie Allen, dancer/actress (3 Girls 3, Lydia-Fame), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jan 16 Jesse Dizon, American actor, born in Oceanside, California
  • Jan 16 Brian Castro, Australian author, born in Hong Kong
  • Jan 16 Damo Suzuki, Japanese singer (Can)
  • Jan 17 Luis López Nieves, Latin American writer
  • Jan 18 Claudia de Colombia, Colombian singer (Yo Creo En Ti), born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • Jan 18 Gilles Villeneuve, Canadian racing driver, born in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada (d. 1982)
  • Jan 19 Sébastien Dhavernas, Quebec actor, born in Montreal, Canada
  • Jan 19 Grant Nordman, Canadian politician, born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jan 20 Liza Goddard, British actress, born in Smethwick, United Kingdom
  • Jan 20 Edward Hirsch, American poet, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 20 Chuck Lefley, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Winnipeg, Canada
  • Jan 20 Mahamane Ousmane, President of Niger, born in Zinder, Niger

  • Jan 21 Billy Ocean, [Leslie S Charles], Trinidad, singer (Caribbean Queen)
  • Jan 21 Joseph R Tanner, Danville Ill, astronaut (STS 66, 82, sk: 97)
  • Jan 21 Richie Ranno, American rocker (Starz), born in The Bronz, New York
  • Jan 23 Bill Cunningham, American original bass guitarist/keyboardist (Box Tops), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 23 Daniel "Danny" Federici, American rocker and musician (E Street Band), born in Flemington, New Jersey (d. 2008)
  • Jan 23 Richard Dean Anderson, American actor (MacGyver, Emerald Pt NAS), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jan 23 Richard Gilliland, American actor (Jonesy in The Waltons, Tom in Heartland), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Jan 23 John Greaves, English musician (Henry Cow, National Health), born in Prestatyn, United Kingdom
  • Jan 23 Luis Alberto Spinetta, Argentinian rock musician (Almendra, Pescado Rabioso, Invisible), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2012)
  • Jan 24 Daniel Auteuil, Algeria, actor (Elegant Criminal, Manon of Spring)
  • Jan 24 Benjamin Urrutia, Ecuadorian-born American writer
  • Jan 25 Gloria Naylor, American author (Women of Brewster Place), born in New York City, New York (d. 2016)
  • Jan 25 Michael Cotten, American rock synthesizer (Tubes) and art designer, born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jan 25 Christopher Ryan [Papazoglou], English actor and comedy (The Young Ones, Only Fools and Horses), born in London, England
  • Jan 26 Jorg Haider, Austrian polical leader (Austrian Freedom Pary)
  • Jan 26 Janet Lupo, American model
  • Jan 27 Amos Grunebaum, Israeli-born physician
  • Jan 27 Derek Acorah, English spirit medium and TV personality (Most Haunted), born in Bootle, England
  • Jan 28 Barbi Benton [Klein], American Playboy model and actress (Hee Haw, Sugar Time!) born in New York City
  • Jan 28 David Carl Hilmers, Iowa, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 51-J, 26, 36, 42)
  • Jan 28 Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain (1999 - present), born in Riffa, Bahrain
  • Jan 28 Bob Hay, American songwriter and musician
  • Jan 29 Ann Jillian, American actress (Mr Mom, Jennifer Slept Here), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Jan 29 Jody Scheckter, South African auto racer (World F1 Champion 1979), born in East London, South Africa
  • Jan 30 Bruce Howard Lidington, English actor (Sword of Valiant, Mosses), born in Harrow, London
  • Jan 30 Silvia Bertolaccini, Argentine LPGA golfer, born in Rafaela, Argentina
  • Jan 30 Trinidad Silva, American actor, born in Mission, Texas (d. 1988)

About January 1950

How Old? 69 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn