On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1954

  • Jan 1 Fr David, rocker, born in Paris, France
  • Jan 1 Bob Menendez, American politician
  • Jan 2 Lyudmila Borozna, Russian volleyball player (Olympic gold 1972), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Jan 2 Cynthia Sikes, American actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere), born in Coffeyville, Kansas
  • Jan 2 Henry Bonilla, American politician
  • Jan 2 Dawn Silva, American singer (The Brides of Funkenstein, P-Funk)
  • Jan 3 Ross The Boss [Ross Friedman], American guitarist (The Dictators), born in the Bronx, New York
  • Jan 3 Ned Lamont, American businessman and politician, Governor of Connecticut (2019-), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 4 Eugene Chadbourne, American composer and musician
  • Jan 5 Bryan Hitt, American rock drummer (REO Speedwagon-Keep on Loving You), born in Center, Texas
  • Jan 6 Anthony Minghella, English director and screenwriter (The English Patient, The Talented Mr. Ripley), born in London (d. 2008)
  • Jan 6 Norbert Hahn, 2 man luge (Olympic gold 1976, 80), born in Elbingerode, Germany
  • Jan 6 Hans Robert Hiegel, German architect, born in Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • Jan 6 Yuji Horii, Japanese video game designer, born in Sumoto, Hyōgo, Japan
  • Jan 6 Trudie Styler, English actress, born in Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
  • Jan 7 Alan Butcher, English cricketer (one Test England v India, scored 14 & 20), born in Croydon, United Kingdom

  • Jan 9 Lance Hoppens, rocker (Orleans-Still the One, Dance With Me)
  • Jan 11 Saskia ten Batenburg, Dutch actress (Factory, Hunk)

Person of interestHoward Stern

Jan 12 Howard Stern, American radio personality & "Radio's Bad Boy" (WKRK, WYSP, WJFK), born in Queens, New York

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • Jan 13 Vicki McCarty, American author (Girlfriend's Guide to) Playboy playmate (Sep, 1979), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 14 Jim Duggan, American wrestler, born in Glens Falls, New York
  • Jan 15 Nikos Sarganis, Greek footballer, born in Rafina, Greece
  • Jan 15 Jose Dalisay Jr., Filipino writer, born in Romblon, Philippines
  • Jan 17 Janet Dykman, American archer (Olympics 1996), born in Monterey Park California
  • Jan 17 Robert F Kennedy Jr., American attorney (Natural Resources Defense Council), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 17 Susan Kiefel, Australian lawyer & judge, born in Cairns, Australia
  • Jan 18 Ted DiBiase, American professional wrestler, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jan 19 Katey Sagal, American actress & singer-songwriter (Peggy Bundy-Married With Children), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 19 Steve DeBerg, American NFL quarterback (Broncos, Chiefs, Bucs, 49ers), born in Oakland, California
  • Jan 19 Cindy Sherman, American photographer & director, born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey
  • Jan 19 Katharina Thalbach, German actress & film director, born in Berlin, Germany
  • Jan 22 Chris Lemmon, American actor (Brothers & Sisters, Duet) [or Jun 22], born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 22 Tully Blanchard, American professional wrestler, born in Calgary, Canada
  • Jan 22 Peter Pilz, Austrian politician, born in Kapfenberg, Austria
  • Jan 23 Edward Ka-spel, English singer-songwriter (Legendary Pink Dots), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 23 Franco De Vita, Venezuelan spanish singer (Extranjero), born in Caracas, Venezuela

  • Jan 23 Trevor Hohns, Australian cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1989), born in Queensland, Australia
  • Jan 23 Richard Finch, American composer and musician (KC and the Sunshine Band-Give It), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Jan 24 Jo Gartner, Austrian racing driver, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1986)
  • Jan 25 Condredge Holloway, American CFL quarterback (Ottawa, Toronto), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • Jan 25 Ricardo Bochini, Argentinian footballer, born in Zárate, Argentina
  • Jan 25 Kim Gandy, American feminist, born in Bossier City, Louisiana
  • Jan 26 Kim Hughes, Australian cricketer (brilliant Australian batsman 1977-84), born in Margaret River, Australia
  • Jan 26 Martin Dunn, British editor (Today)
  • Jan 27 Kimberly J "Kim" Hughes, Australian cricketer
  • Jan 27 Peter Laird, American comic-book artist
  • Jan 27 Joko Ninomiya, Japanese martial artist
  • Jan 28 Anicee Alvina, actress (Friends), born in Paris, France
  • Jan 28 Shawn Murray, rock drummer (Mink Deville)
  • Jan 28 Rick Warren, American pastor and author
  • Jan 29 Dick Manitoba, vocalist (Dictators)

Person of interestOprah Winfrey

Jan 29 Oprah Winfrey, American TV talk show host and actress (The Oprah Winfrey Show, Colour Purple), born in Kosciusko, Mississippi

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey
Talk show host
Oprah Winfrey
  • Jan 29 Doug Risebrough, Canadian ice hockey player, coach and executive
  • Jan 30 Alides Hidding, Dutch singer & songwriter (Time Bandits), born in Schoonoord, Netherlands
  • Jan 31 Adrian Vandenberg, Dutch rock guitarist (Whitesnake), born in the Hague, Netherlands
  • Jan 31 Faoud Bacchus, West Indies cricketer (West Indian bat late 70's), born in Georgetown, Guyana

About January 1954

How Old? 66 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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