On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1969

  • Jan 1 Morris Chestnut, actor (Boyz N the Hood)
  • Jan 1 Christi Paul, American news anchor
  • Jan 1 Verne Troyer, American actor (Mini-Me in Austin Powers movies), born in Sturgis, Michigan (d. 2018)
  • Jan 1 Nicolle Dickson, Australian actress
  • Jan 1 Paul Lawrie OBE, Scottish golfer (British Open 1999; Ryder Cup 2012), born in Aberdeen, Scotland

Person of interestChristy Turlington

Jan 2 Christy Turlington, American model (Calvin Klein Eternity), born in San Francisco, California

Supermodel Christy Turlington
Supermodel
Christy Turlington
  • Jan 2 Róbert Švehla, Slovak NHL defenceman (Florida Panthers 573 games; Slovakia 44 games), born in Martin, Slovakia
  • Jan 2 Karl-Heinz Grasser, Austrian politician
  • Jan 2 Glen Johnson, Jamaican boxer (IBF, IBO and Ring magazine light heavyweight titles 2004-05), born in Clarendon Parish, Jamaica

Person of interestTommy Morrison

Jan 2 Tommy Morrison, American boxer (WBO heavyweight title 1993) and actor (Rocky V), born in Gravette, Arkansas (d. 2013)

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison
Heavyweight Boxer
Tommy Morrison
  • Jan 2 William Fox-Pitt MBE, English equestrian (Olympic silver team 2004, 12; bronze 2008; World Equestrian Games gold team 2010), born in London, England
  • Jan 3 Nikki Nelson, Topaz Lake Nev, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)

Person of interestMichael Schumacher

Jan 3 Michael Schumacher, German auto racer (World F1 champion 1994-95, 2000-05), born in Hürth, Germany

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher
  • Jan 3 Jarmo Lehtinen, Finnish rally co-driver (15 WRC wins with Mikko Hirvonen), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Jan 3 Gerda Weissensteiner OMRI, Italian luger and bobsleigh pilot (Olympic gold women's singles 1994), born in Bolzano, Italy
  • Jan 4 Corie Blount, NBA forward (LA Lakers), born in Monrovia, California

  • Jan 4 Kees van Wonderen, Dutch soccer player (NEC/NAC)
  • Jan 4 Lindsay Kennedy, American actor (Jeb-Little House on the Prairie), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jan 5 David Dixon, NFL guard (Minnesota Vikings), born in Papakura, New Zealand
  • Jan 5 Kurt Barber, American NFL defensive end (NY Jets), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • Jan 5 Marilyn Manson, American musician & artist, born in Canton, Ohio
  • Jan 5 Paul McGillion, Scottish actor, born in Paisley, United Kingdom
  • Jan 5 Shaun Micheel, American golfer (PGA C'ship 2003), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Jan 6 Alvin Morman, American baseball pitcher (Houston Astros), born in Rockingam, North Carolina
  • Jan 6 Nick A'Hern, Australian 20k walker (Olympics 22-92, 96), born in Swansea, United Kingdom
  • Jan 6 Norman Reedus, American model & actor (The Walking Dead), born in Hollywood, Florida
  • Jan 7 Chris Hatcher, American baseball outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Kinston, North Carolina
  • Jan 7 Erric Pegram, American NFL running back (Pit Steelers, NY Giants, San Diego Chargers), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jan 7 Todd Kinchen, American NFL wide receiver (St Louis Rams, Atlanta Falcons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 7 David Yost, American actor & producer, born in Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Jan 8 Brian Boehringer, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 8 Jeff Abercrombie, American bassist, born in Kenton, Tennessee
  • Jan 8 Teresa Salguerio, Portuguese singer (Madredeus), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Jan 9 Domingo Jean, Dominican-American baseball pitcher (Houston Astros), born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • Jan 9 Johanna Ikonen, Finnish ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Eno, Finland
  • Jan 11 Darren Anderson, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs)

  • Jan 11 Dave Cruikshank, Northbrook Ill, speed skater (Olympics 1994)
  • Jan 11 Kyle Richards, American actress
  • Jan 12 David Mitchell, English novelist (Cloud Atlas), born in Southport, England
  • Jan 12 Cam Russell, Canadian NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Jan 12 Robert Prosinečki, Croatian footballer, born in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany
  • Jan 13 Andre Cason, US runner (world record 50 indoor), born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Jan 13 Dan Footman, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jan 13 John Flannery, guard/corner (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jan 13 Katarzyna Nowak, tennis star (1994 Futures France), born in Łódź, Poland
  • Jan 13 Kevin Foster, American baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs)
  • Jan 13 Orlando Miller, Changionola Panama, infielder (Houston Astros)
  • Jan 13 Robert Wilson, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins)
  • Jan 13 Stephen Hendry, Scottish professional snooker player (record 7 World Championships), born in Edinburgh, Scotland

Person of interestDave Grohl

Jan 14 Dave Grohl, American drummer (Nirvana, Foo Fighters), born in Warren, Ohio

Singer-Songwriter and Musician Dave Grohl
Singer-Songwriter and Musician
Dave Grohl

Person of interestJason Bateman

Jan 14 Jason Bateman, American actor (Arrested Development, Ozark), born in Rye, New York

  • Jan 14 Martin Bicknell, American cricketer (England pace bowler 1993), born in Guildford, California
  • Jan 14 Rico Smith, American NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns), born in Compton, California
  • Jan 15 Adam Burt, American NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 15 Delino DeShields, American baseball infielder (Montreal Expos, LA Dodgers), born in Seaford, Delaware
  • Jan 15 Demetra Hampton, American actress (Valentina), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 15 Leonard Wheeler, American NFL safety (Cin Bengals, Minnesota Vikings), born in Toccoa, Georgia
  • Jan 15 Marsha Miller, American WPVA volleyballer (National-17th-1995), born in Rochester, New York
  • Jan 15 Rob van Dijk, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Voorhout, Netherlands
  • Jan 15 Rod de Highden, Australian 5k/10k/marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jan 15 Siupeli Malamala, Tongan NFL offensive lineman (NY Jets), born in Tonga
  • Jan 16 Chelan Kozak, Canadian equestrian (Olympics 1996), born in Revelstoke, British Columbia
  • Jan 16 Roy Jones Jr., American boxer (4 x weight divisions world champion), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Jan 17 Lukas Moodysson, Swedish film writer & director, born in Lund, Sweden
  • Jan 17 Naveen Andrews, British actor, born in Lambeth, London
  • Jan 17 Tiësto [Tijs Michiel Verwest], Dutch DJ and record producer considered the "Godfather of EDM", born in Breda, Netherlands
  • Jan 18 Larry Webster, American football defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens), born in Elkton, Maryland
  • Jan 18 Marvin Pope, American CFL defensive end (Calgary Stampeders), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Jan 18 Jesse L. Martin, American actor & singer (Rent, The Flash), born in Rocky Mount, Virginia
  • Jan 18 Dave Bautista, American professional wrestler, born in Washington, D. C.
  • Jan 19 Andrew Murray Stone, New Zealand sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jan 19 Junior Seau, American NFL inside linebacker (San Diego Chargers), born in Oceanside, California (d. 2012)
  • Jan 19 Luc Longley, Australian NBA center (Chicago Bulls), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jan 19 Orlando Palmeiro, American baseball outfielder (California Angels), born in Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Jan 19 Predrag Mijatović, Yugoslavian footballer, born in Podgorica, Montenegro
  • Jan 19 Edwidge Danticat, Haitian-American author, born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Jan 19 Steve Staunton, Irish footballer, born in Drogheda, Republic of Ireland
  • Jan 20 Andre Cason, American sprinter, born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Jan 20 Melissa Rivers, American TV hostess (MTV, CBS Morning News), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 20 Patrick K. Kroupa, American hacker & activist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 20 Nicky Wire, British musician (Manic Street Preachers), born in Blackwood, United Kingdom
  • Jan 21 Ashley Sheppard, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Jan 21 Matt Willig, NFL tackle/guard (Atlanta Falcons, NY Jets)
  • Jan 21 Rusty Greer, Ft Rucker AL, outfielder (Texas Rangers)
  • Jan 21 Ted Long, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jan 21 Karina Lombard, American actress
  • Jan 21 Tsubaki Nekoi, Japanese manga artist
  • Jan 22 Olivia d'Abo, English-American actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy), born London, England
  • Jan 22 Keith Gordon, American baseball outfielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Jan 22 Shelley Sandie, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1988, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jan 22 Vinnie Clark, American NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Jan 23 Brendan Shanahan, Canadian NHL left wing (Whalers, Red Wings), born in Mimico, Canada
  • Jan 23 Eric Carter, American CFL cornerback (CFL All Star 1995, 98, 2001, 02; Hamilton Tiger-Cats, BC Lions, Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Jesup, Georgia
  • Jan 23 Ariadna Gil, Spanish actress, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Jan 23 Andrei Kanchelskis, Ukrainian soccer winger (17 caps Soviet Union, 6 caps CIS, 36 caps Russia; Manchester United, Rangers) , born in Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine
  • Jan 24 Louise McPaul, Australian javelin thrower (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Port Kembla, New South Wales
  • Jan 24 Stephanie Romanov, American model & actress, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jan 24 Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Icelandic actor, born in Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Jan 25 Jesse Harte, American heavy metal vocalist (Southgang-Tainted Angel)
  • Jan 25 Nolan Harrison, American football defensive lineman (Oakland Raiders, Pitt Steelers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 25 Penny Moore, American WNBA player (Charlotte Sting)
  • Jan 25 Kina Cosper, American singer, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 27 Kristen Danihy, Lawton Oklahoma, team handball circle/wing (Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 27 Phil Plantier, outfielder (San Diego Padres, Red Sox, A's), born in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Jan 27 Shane Thomson, NZ cricket off-spin all rounder (since 1990)
  • Jan 27 Cornelius [Keigo Oyamada], Japanese musician and producer (Flipper's Guitar), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 27 Michael Kulas, Canadian singer (James)
  • Jan 27 Patton Oswalt, American actor and writer
  • Jan 28 Giorgio Lamberti, Italian free style swimmer (world record 200m)
  • Jan 28 John Veenhof, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • Jan 28 Kathryn Morris, American actress
  • Jan 28 Mo Rocca, American writer and comedian
  • Jan 28 Linda Sanchez, American politician
  • Jan 29 Flora Perfetti, Italian tennis player (1995 Futures-Reims-FRA), born in Faenza, Italy
  • Jan 29 Karen Fonteyne, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Jan 29 Robert Young, American football player (St Louis Rams), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Jan 29 Hyde [Hideto Takarai], Japanese singer, born in Wakayama
  • Jan 30 Carolyn Kepcher, American businesswoman & reality TV show star (The Apprentice), born in Westchester County, New York
  • Jan 31 Mathew Pallister, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales

About January 1969

How Old? 51 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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