Famous People Born in January 1957

About January 1957

How Old? 61 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 1 Ewa Kasprzyk, Polish actress
  • Jan 1 Evangelos Venizelos, Greek lawyer, professor and politician
  • Jan 2 Joanna Pacula, Tomszowaubelski Poland, actress (Gorky Park, Kiss)
  • Jan 3 Frank Dicopoulos, actor (Frank Cooper-Guiding Light), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Jan 3 Bojan Križај, Slovenian skier
  • Jan 4 Patty Loveless, [Ramey], singer (Blue Side of Town), born in Pikeville, Kentucky
  • Jan 5 Vincent Calloway, Kentucky, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • Jan 5 Kevin Hastings, Australian rugby league footballer
  • Jan 6 C Michael Foale, Louth England, astronaut (STS 45, 56, 63, 84/86)

Person of interestNancy Lopez

Jan 6 Nancy Lopez, American golfer (3 Majors, 48 LPGA tour wins), born in Torrance, California

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • Jan 7 Katie Couric, [Katherine], TV news host (Today), born in Arlington, Virginia
  • Jan 7 Kristen Meadows, actress (Santa Barbara)
  • Jan 7 Nicholson Baker, American novelist
  • Jan 7 Julian Solis, Puerto Rican boxer
  • Jan 7 Reena Roy, Indian actress
  • Jan 8 Nacho Duato, Spanish classical dancer and choreographer
  • Jan 8 Dwight Clark, American NFL wide receiver/executive ("The Catch" 1981 Super Bowl SF 49ers), born in Kingston, North Carolina (d. 2018)
  • Jan 8 Ron Cephas Jones, American actor (This is Us), born in Patterson, New Jersey
  • Jan 9 Phil Lewis, English rock vocalist (LA Guns-It's Over Now), born in London, England
  • Jan 10 Greg Walden, U.S. Congressman from Oregon
  • Jan 11 Darryl Dawkins, American professional basketball player (Philadelphia 76ers, NJ Nets), born in Orlando, Florida (d. 2015)
  • Jan 11 Bryan Robson, English footballer and manager
  • Jan 12 John Lasseter, American animation director (Pixar), born in Hollywood, California
  • Jan 13 Christina Seufert, Sacraento California, diver (Olympic bronze 1984)
  • Jan 13 Don Snow, rocker (Squeeze)
  • Jan 13 Mark Francis O'Meara, Goldsboro NC, PGA golfer (1984 Greater Milw)
  • Jan 13 Lorrie Moore, American writer
  • Jan 14 Suzanne Danielle, English actress
  • Jan 14 Anchee Min, Chinese writer
  • Jan 15 Mario Van Peebles, Mexican actor (Posse, South Bronx Heroes)
  • Jan 15 Patrick Dixon, English entrepreneur
  • Jan 16 Ricardo Darin, Argentine director and actor (The Secret in Their Eyes), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jan 17 Donna Stone, NJ, fencer-epee (Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 17 Steve Harvey, American actor, comedian and radio personality
  • Jan 17 Ann Nocenti, American comic book writer
  • Jan 17 Michel Vaarten, Belgian cyclist
  • Jan 19 Mickael Virtue, rock keyboardist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • Jan 19 Ottis "O J" Anderson, NFL running back (NY Giants)
  • Jan 19 Kenneth McClintock, Puerto Rican politician
  • Jan 20 Leonard C Clements, Cherry Point NC, PGA golfer (1994 Bob Hope-2nd)
  • Jan 21 Jacob Green, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawk)
  • Jan 21 Shaukat Dukanwala, cricketer (Baroda off-spinner, UAE World Cup 1996)

Person of interestMike Bossy

Jan 22 Mike Bossy, NHL forward (NY Islanders), 1st 50 goals in 50 game, born in Montreal, Quebec

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy
  • Jan 22 Francis Wheen, English writer and journalist
  • Jan 22 Rene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (d. 1993)
  • Jan 23 Caroline Louise Marguerite Grimaldi, daughter of Princess Grace and Prince Rainer, born in Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • Jan 23 Lou Schuler, American fitness journalist
  • Jan 24 Adrian Edmondson, British comedian
  • Jan 24 Vladimir "Vlatko" Stefanovski, Macedonian guitarist, born in Prilep
  • Jan 25 Edmund Theodore Sylvers, rocker (Sylvers)
  • Jan 25 Jeff Gossett, NFL punter (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jan 25 Jenifer Lewis, actress (Girl 6, Meteor Man, Sister Act)
  • Jan 25 Martha Elizabeth Thomsen, Moses Lake Wash, playmate (May, 1980)
  • Jan 25 Eskil Erlandsson, Swedish politician
  • Jan 25 Andrew P. Harris, American politician
  • Jan 25 Luis Garavito [The Beast, Tribilín], Colombian serial killer described as "the world's worst serial killer" (138-300+ victims), born in Génova, Quindío, Colombia
  • Jan 26 Ashok Malhotra, cricketer (Indian batsman in 7 Tests 1982-84)
  • Jan 26 Shivlal Yadav, cricketer (Indian off-spinner 102 Test wickets 1979-87)
  • Jan 26 Hawk [Michael Hegstrand], American professional wrestler (ECW/WCW/WWF/AWA, Legion of Doom), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • Jan 27 Frank Miller, American comicbook writer (Batman-The Dark Knight Returns)
  • Jan 28 Harley Jane Kozak, actress (Arachnophobia, Necessary Roughness)

Person of interestNick Price

Jan 28 Nick Price, Zimbabwean golfer (PGA 1992, 94; British Open 1994), born in Durban, South Africa

Golfer Nick Price
Golfer
Nick Price
  • Jan 28 Frank Skinner English comedian
  • Jan 29 Irlene Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Jan 29 Jac Bico, Dutch guitarist/singer (Tambourine)
  • Jan 29 Grazyna Miller, Italian poet, translator, and journalist

Person of interestPayne Stewart

Jan 30 Payne Stewart, American golfer (US Open 1991, 99; PGA 1989), born in Springfield, Missouri (d. 1999)

  • Jan 31 Shirley F Babashoff, California, swimmer (Olympics-6 silver/2 gold-72, 76)