Famous People Born in January 1963

  • Jan 1 Lina Kačiušytė, Lithuanian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m breaststroke 1980; WR 1979 2:28.36), born in Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Jan 2 David Cone, American baseball pitcher (perfect game 1999; AL Cy Young Award 1994; 5 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1992 Toronto Blue Jays; 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000 NY Yankees), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jan 2 Edgar Martínez, American Baseball HOF third baseman and DH (7 × MLB All-Star; 5 × Silver Slugger Award; AL batting champion 1992, 95; Seattle Mariners), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 2 Wu Man, Chinese-American pipa (lute-like instrument) player, and composer (Silk Road Ensemble), born in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
  • Jan 3 Aamer Malik, Pakistani cricket batsman (14 Tests, 2x100s 1989; 24 ODIs), born in Mandi Bahauddin, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Jan 3 Alex Wheatle MBE, black British novelist
  • Jan 3 Jerome Young, American pro wrestler (New Jack), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Jan 3 Jim Everett, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 1990; NFL passing TD leader 1988, 89; LA Rams, New Orleans Saints), born in Emporia, Kansas
  • Jan 4 Dave Foley, actor and comedian (Kids In The Hall, Dave Nelson on NewsRadio)
  • Jan 4 Linda Muri, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Killingly, Connecticut
  • Jan 4 May-Britt Moser, Norwegian psychologist and neuroscientist (2014 Nobel Prize for Physiology for discovery of place cells), born in Fosnavåg, Norway
  • Jan 4 Till Lindemann, German heavy metal singer (Rammstein), born in Leipzig, East Germany
  • Jan 5 Jeff Fassero, American baseball pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Springfield, Illinois
  • Jan 5 Rick Ambrose, Dutch heavy metal singer (Jewel - "Mystery Of Fate"), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jan 6 Norm Charlton, American baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Fort Polk, California
  • Jan 6 Paul Brindley, English pop bassist (Sundays, Can't Be Sure)
  • Jan 6 Philippe Perrin, French test pilot, born in Meknes, Morocco
  • Jan 7 Clint Mansell, English musician and composer, born in Coventry, United Kingdom
  • Jan 7 Craig Shipley, Australian-American baseball infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Parramatta, Australia

Rand PaulRand Paul (60 years old)

Jan 7 American politician (Senate-R-Kentucky 2011-), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Jan 8 Hiromi Kobayashi, Japanese golfer (3 LPGA Tour titles), born in Iwaki, Fukushima
  • Jan 9 Michael Everson, Irish-American expert in writing systems and Unicode, born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 10 Deborah Bone, English mental health nurse who was the inspiration for the song "Disco 2000" by Jarvis Cocker, born in Sheffield, England (d. 2014)
  • Jan 10 Mark Pryor, American politician, born in Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Jan 11 Jason Connery, British actor (Robin of Sherwood), born in Rome, Italy
  • Jan 11 Petra Schneider, East German swimmer (Olympic gold 400m, 400m medley Moscow), born in Chemnitz, Germany
  • Jan 11 Tracy Caulkins, American swimmer (3 Olympic gold medals in 1984), born in Winona, Minnesota
  • Jan 12 François Girard, French Canadian film director and screenwriter, born in Saint-Félicien, Quebec
  • Jan 13 Kevin McClatchy, American businessman
  • Jan 13 Tim Kelly, American rock guitarist (Slaughter), born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 1998)
  • Jan 14 Adjoa Andoh, English actress (Casualty, Bridgerton), born in Bristol, England

Steven SoderberghSteven Soderbergh (60 years old)

Jan 14 American producer, director, writer (Ocean's Eleven, Traffic), born in Atlanta, Georgia

  • Jan 15 Carl McCoy, British gothic-metal rock singer (Fields of the Nephilim - "Blue Water"), and graphic artist, born in Lambeth, London, England
  • Jan 15 Erling Kagge, Norwegian explorer (South Pole), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Jan 15 Lijuan Geng, Chinese-Canadian tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Hebei, China
  • Jan 15 Richard Nasheim, Canadian-Austrian ice hockey coach and forward (Team Austria 1998), born in Regina, Canada
  • Jan 15 Yaro Dachniwsky, American team handball goalie (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 16 James May, English television presenter, born in Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Jan 17 Cyrus Chestnut, American jazz pianist and composer, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jan 17 Kai Hansen, German heavy metal guitarist and vocalist (Helloween, Gamma Ray), born in Hamburg, West Germany
  • Jan 17 Tom Lord-Alge, American Grammy Award-winning music engineer and mixer (Steve Winwood; Santana), born in New Jersey
  • Jan 18 Martin O'Malley, Governor of Maryland, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 18 Maxime Bernier, French Canadian politician, born in Saint-Georges, Canada
  • Jan 18 Tom Alexander, American model, and actor (Forbidden Dance; Dream A Little Evil), born in New York City (d. 1992)
  • Jan 18 Yury Zakharevich, Soviet weightlifter, born in Tver Oblast, Russia
  • Jan 19 Caron Wheeler, English singer (Soul II Soul - "Keep on Movin'"), born in Acton, London
  • Jan 19 John Bercow, British politician (C), Speaker of the House of Commons (2009-), born in London, England
  • Jan 19 Martin Bashir, British reporter, born in Wandsworth, London
  • Jan 19 Michael Adams, American NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jan 20 David Baszucki, Canadian-American entrepreneur, engineer and innovator (Roblox Corporation, Knowledge Revolution), born in Canada
  • Jan 20 James Denton, American actor, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Jan 20 Mark Ryden, American Pop Surrealist painter, album cover art creator (Michael Jackson; Aerosmith; 4 Non-Blondes), born in Medford, Oregon
  • Jan 20 Scott Fisher, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in San Jose, California
  • Jan 21 Detlef Schrempf, German-American NBA forward, 1985-2001 (Mavericks, Pacers, Supersonics), born in Leverkusen, West Germany

Hakeem OlajuwonHakeem Olajuwon (60 years old)

Jan 21 Nigerian-American NBA center, 1984-2002 (Houston Rockets, Olympic gold 1996), born in Lagos, Nigeria

  • Jan 21 Jessie Hester, American NFL wide receiver, 1985-95 (Raiders, Falcons, Colts, Rams), born in Belle Glade, Florida
  • Jan 22 Andrei Tchmil, Ukrainian-Belgian cyclist, born in Khabarovsk, Russia
  • Jan 22 Jeff Treadway, American baseball infielder (LA Dodgers), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • Jan 23 Gail O'Grady, American actress (Hitman, Nobody's Perfect, NYPD Blue), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 23 Guido Karp, German music photographer, born in Mayen, West Germany
  • Jan 23 Rocco Romano, Canadian CFL guard (Calgary Stampeders), born in Hamilton, Canada
  • Jan 24 Arnold Vanderlyde, Dutch boxer, born in Sittard, Netherlands
  • Jan 24 Martyn Grimley, English field hockey player, born in Halifax, United Kingdom
  • Jan 25 Carl Fysh, British pop-rocker (Brother Beyond - "Can You Keep a Secret?")
  • Jan 25 Marcello Giordani, Italian tenor (Metropolitan Opera, 1993-2008), born in Augusta, Sicily (d. 2019)
  • Jan 26 Andrew Ridgeley, British pop guitarist, songwriter and producer (Wham - "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"), born in Windlesham, Surrey, England
  • Jan 26 Jazzie B [Beresford Romeo], English rapper (Soul II Soul - "Feel Free"), born in Hornsey, London, England
  • Jan 26 José Mourinho, Portuguese soccer manager (Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Manchester Utd, Real Madrid, Tottenham, Roma), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Jan 26 Simon O'Donnell, Australian cricket all-rounder (6 Tests, 6 wickets, BB 3/37; 87 ODIs, 108 wickets; Victoria CA), born in Deniliquin, Australia
  • Jan 28 Danny Spitz, heavy metal guitarist (Anthrax, 1983-95, 2005-08 - State of Euphoria), born in Rockland County, New York
  • Jan 28 Denise Biellmann, Swiss figure skater (Olympic 4th 1980), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Jan 29 Bob Holly 'Hardcore Holly', American professional wrestler, born in Glendale, California
  • Jan 30 Danny Wright, American new age pianist, and composer, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Jan 31 John Dye, American actor (Touched by an Angel - "Andrew"), born in Amory, Mississippi (d. 2011)

About January 1963

How Old? 60 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger (Jan 1 - Jan 24), Rabbit (Jan 25 - Jan 31)
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)