Famous People Born in January 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 1 Frans Kellendonk, author (Ruin, The Good for Nothing)
  • Jan 1 Ashfaq Hussain, Urdu poet
  • Jan 1 Nana Patekar, Indian Bollywood actor, writer, philanthropist and filmmaker (Parinda, Angaar), born in Murud-Janjira, Bombay State
  • Jan 1 Hans-Joachim Stuck, German race car driver
  • Jan 2 Nadia Cassini, [Gianna Lou Muller], Woodstock NY, model (Oui)
  • Jan 2 Alexander Pogrebinsky, Russian painter
  • Jan 3 Frank Chikane, Secretary-General of South African Council of Churches
  • Jan 3 Gary Nairn, Australian politician
  • Jan 4 Barbara Ann Cochran, Claremont NH, slalom skier (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Jan 4 Peter Haycock, rock guitarist (All Along the Watchtower), (d. 2013)
  • Jan 5 Steve Arnold, English footballer, born in Willesden, London
  • Jan 6 Kim Wilson, American musician (Fabulous Thunderbirds), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 6 Don Gullett, American baseball player, born in Lynn, Kentucky
  • Jan 7 Talgat Musabayev, Kazakh test pilot & cosmonaut (TM-19, TM-27), born in Kargaly, Kazakhstan
  • Jan 7 Mike Ward, American politician, born in White Plains, New York
  • Jan 8 John McTiernan, American actor (Predator, Die Hard, Medicine Man), born in Albany, New York

  • Jan 8 Paul Dresher, American composer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 8 Kenny Anthony, Saint Lucian politician, born in Laborie, Saint Lucia
  • Jan 9 Crystal Gayle, American country singer (Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue), born in Paintsville, Kentucky
  • Jan 10 Kathleen Bradley, American model (Price is Right), born in Girard, Ohio
  • Jan 11 Willie Maddren, English former footballer (d. 2000)
  • Jan 12 Bill Madlock, American MLB player (Chicago Cubs), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 12 Chris Bell, American rock guitarist (Big Star), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 12 Drew Pearson, American NFL wide receiver, born in South River, New Jersey
  • Jan 12 Kirstie Alley, American actress (Star Trek II, Cheers-Rebecca), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Jan 12 Larry Hoppens, American musician (Orleans-Still the One, Dance With Me), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jan 12 Rush Limbaugh, American right wing radio personality, born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri
  • Jan 12 Ann Althouse, American law professor, born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Jan 14 Gil Pak Jong, North Korean judoka (Olympic-1976)
  • Jan 14 William Risrook, rocker (BT Express-Here Comes the Express)

Person of interestCharo

Jan 15 Charo [Maria Baeza], Spanish-American actress, comedienne and flamenco guitarist (Chico and the Man, Love Boat), born in Murcia, Spain

Actress Charo
Actress
Charo
  • Jan 16 Richard Thompson, American rocker (B. T. Express-Here Comes the Express)
  • Jan 17 Rolando Thoeni, Italian slalom (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • Jan 18 Bob Latchford, English footballer, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Jan 18 Bram Behr, Surinamese journalist, born in CuraƧao, Netherlands Antilles (d. 1982)
  • Jan 18 Elijah Cummings, American politician (Rep-Maryland (D) 1996-), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jan 19 Martha Davis, American rock singer-songwriter (Motels-Only the Lonely, Shame), born in Berkeley, California
  • Jan 20 Magomed Omarovich Tolboyev, Russian cosmonaut & test-pilot, born in Sogratl', Russia
  • Jan 20 Ivan Fischer, Hungarian conductor & composer, born in Budapest, Hungary

Person of interestEric Holder

Jan 21 Eric Holder, American lawyer and judge (1st African American US Attorney General 2009-2015), born in The Bronx, New York

82nd Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder
82nd Attorney General of the United States
Eric Holder
  • Jan 22 Ondrej Nepela, Slovak figure skater (d. 1989)

  • Jan 23 Margaret Johnson Bailes, American 4x100 runner (Olympic gold 1968), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jan 23 Michael R. Matz, American horse trainer & equestrian (Olympic silver 1996), born in Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Person of interestChesley Sullenberger

Jan 23 Chesley Sullenberger III, American pilot (successfully executed emergency landing US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River), born in Denison, Texas

  • Jan 24 Yakov Smirnoff, Russian comedian (It's a wonderful country)
  • Jan 25 Steve Prefontaine, American runner (5K 1972 Olympic 4th), born in Coos Bay, Oregon (d. 1975)
  • Jan 26 Andy Hummell, rock bassist (Big Star), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 26 David Briggs, rock guitarist (Little River Band-Help is on it's Way)
  • Jan 26 Jarmila Kratochvilova, Czech, 400m/800m runner (Olympic silver 1980)
  • Jan 26 Walt Willey, actor (Jackson Montgomery-All My Children), born in Ottawa, Illinois
  • Jan 27 Brian Downey, Irish rock drummer (Thin Lizzy-Boys are Back in Town), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jan 27 Scott Lane, American actor (Gary-McKeever & the Colonel), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 27 Seth Justman, rock keyboardist (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 28 Gordon Prentice, British MP
  • Jan 28 Leonid Konstantinovich Kadenyuk, Kkishkov Ukraine, astronaut (STS 87)
  • Jan 28 William Nelson Jr, US bassist (Connections & Disconnections)
  • Jan 28 Brian Bilbray, American politician
  • Jan 29 Andy Roberts, cricketer (brilliant WI quickie with 202 wickets 74-84)
  • Jan 30 Bobby Stokes, English football player, born in Portsmouth, United Kingdom (d 1995)
  • Jan 30 Charles S. Dutton, American actor (Alien 3, Crocodile Dundee 2, Roc), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jan 30 Andy Anderson, English drummer (Cure), born in Essex, England
  • Jan 30 Phil Collins, English drummer & singer (Genesis-Against All Odds), born in Chiswick, England
  • Jan 30 Trevor Laughlin, Australian cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1978-79), born in Nyah West, Australia
  • Jan 31 Harry Wayne Casey [K.C.], American musician (KC & Sunshine Band-Give It), born in Opa-locka, Florida
  • Jan 31 Phil Manzanera, English musician & record producer (Roxy Music-Let's Stick Together), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 31 Presiley Baxendale, British QC, born in London, England
  • Jan 31 Dave Benton, Aruban-born musician, born in Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Jan 31 Juan de Dios Castillo, Mexican soccer coach (coach Honduras 2011 Copa Centroamericana), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 2014)

About January 1951

How Old? 68 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)