On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1970

  • Jan 1 Brian Morton, Wollongong Australia, canoeist (Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 1 Gabriel Jarret, American actor
  • Jan 2 Anthony Stuart, Australian cricket fast bowler and coach (3 ODIs; 8 wickets @ 13.62; hat trick 1997), born in Newcastle, Australia
  • Jan 2 Glenn Cadrez, American NFL linebacker (Super Bowl 1997, 98; Denver Broncos), born in El Centro, California
  • Jan 2 Royce Clayton, American baseball shortstop (MLB All Star 1997; SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals) and actor (The Rookie, Moneyball), born in Burbank, California
  • Jan 2 Robert Fertitta, American operatic countertenor, born in New York City
  • Jan 2 Sanda Ladoşi, Romanian pop singer ("I Admit"), born in Târgu Mureș, Transylvania, Romania.
  • Jan 3 Mahaya Petrosian, Iranian actress
  • Jan 3 Christian Duguay, American comic actor
  • Jan 3 Matt Ross, American actor
  • Jan 4 Colin Scrivener, CFL defensive tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Jan 4 Sean Lumpkin, American NFL safety (New Orleans Saints), born in Golden Valley, Minnesota
  • Jan 4 Chris Kanyon, American pro wrestler (WCW/WWF World Tag Team C'ship), born in Sunnyside, New York City (d. 2010)
  • Jan 5 James Patton, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills), born in Brazoria County, Texas
  • Jan 5 Rick Campanelli, Canadian TV presenter, born in Hamilton, Canada
  • Jan 6 Daniel Naulty, American pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Jan 6 Gabrielle Reece, American volleyball player & actress (Extremists), born in La Jolla, California
  • Jan 6 Geert Brusselers, Dutch football player & coach (NAC), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Jan 6 John Gerak, NFL tight end/guide (Minnesota Vikings, St Louis Rams), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Jan 6 Keenan McCardell, NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Jaguars), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jan 6 Kerrin Petty, Swedish-American cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Townshend, Vermont
  • Jan 6 Julie Chen, American television presenter, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 7 Paul McCallum, Canadian football punter and placekicker (Claymores, Sask Roughriders), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 7 Todd Day, American NBA guard/forward (Boston Celtics), born in Decatur, Illinois
  • Jan 7 Joao Ricardo, Angolan footballer, born in Luanda, Angola
  • Jan 7 Doug E. Doug [Douglas Bourne], American actor and comedian (Cosby, Operation Dumbo Drop, Jungle Fever), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 8 Darryl Williams, American NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks, Cin Bengals), born in Miami, Florida
  • Jan 8 Jon Klemm, Canadian NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Jan 9 Graciela Schutt, American WPVA volleyballer (Deerfield-25th-1995), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Jan 9 Lara Fabian, Canadian-Belgian singer, born in Etterbeek, Belgium
  • Jan 9 Alex Staropoli, Italian keyboardist (Rhapsody Of Fire), born in Trieste, Italy
  • Jan 10 Cameron MacKenzie, Australian 100m/200m/400m (Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 10 Deon Figures, American NFL cornerback/PR (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Bellflower, California
  • Jan 10 Marcus Bagwell, American professional wrestler, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • Jan 11 Franco Davin, Argentina, tennis star
  • Jan 11 Joy Nilo, Filipino Composer

  • Jan 12 Jenny Griffith, American WPVA volleyballer (National-13th-1995), born in Burbank, California
  • Jan 12 Raekwon [Corey Woods], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 12 Zack de la Rocha, American rock musician (Rage Against the Machine), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jan 13 Frank Kooiman, soccer player (Sparta)
  • Jan 13 Keith Coogan, American actor (Jeffrey in The Waltons, Gun Shy), born in Palm Springs, California
  • Jan 13 Marco Pantani, Italian cyclist (Tour de France 1998), born in Cesena, Italy (d. 2004)

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Jan 13 Shonda Rhimes, American television producer and series creator (Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, Scandal), born in Chicago Illinois

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  • Jan 14 Eric Charron, Canadian NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals), born in Verdun, Quebec
  • Jan 14 Steve Cooke, American baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Lihue, Hawaii
  • Jan 14 Tyrone Hughes, American NFL cornerback (New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jan 14 Gene Snitsky, American professional wrestler, born in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 15 Dan Landry, American volleyball opposite hitter (Olympics 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • Jan 15 Michele Granger, American softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Anaheim, California
  • Jan 16 Don MacLean, American NBA forward (NJ Nets, Denver Nuggets), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Jan 16 Ron Villone, American pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Jan 16 Garth Ennis, Irish comic book author, born in Holywood, United Kingdom
  • Jan 17 Candace Murray, Canadian softball shortstop (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 17 Darnell Walker, American NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, SF 49ers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 17 Jeremy Roenick, American NHL center (Team USA, Blackhawks, Coyotes), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jan 17 Genndy Tartakovsky, Russian-born animator, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jan 17 James Wattana, Thai snooker player, born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Jan 18 Leo Araguz, American football punter (Oakland Raiders, Rhein Fire), born in Pharr, Texas
  • Jan 18 DJ Quik [David Marvin Blake], American rapper (Quik Is the Name), born in Compton, California
  • Jan 18 Peter van Petegem, Belgian cyclist, born in Brakel, Belgium
  • Jan 19 Ghetty Chasun, American actress (Red Lips), born in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 19 Rick Krivda, American baseball pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 19 T. J. Mathews, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Columbia, Illinois
  • Jan 19 Kathleen Smet, Belgian triathlete, born in Beveren, Belgium
  • Jan 19 Udo Suzuki, Japanese comedian, born in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan
  • Jan 20 Marvin Benard, American baseball outfielder (SF Giants), born in Bluefields, Nicaragua
  • Jan 20 Rob Gaudreau, American ice hockey player (Ottawa Senators), born in Cranston, Rhode Island
  • Jan 20 Ron Carpenter, American football player (NY Jets, Amsterdam Admirals), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 20 Skeet Ulrich, American actor (Scream), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Jan 20 Terry Kirby, American football player (Miami Dolphins, SF 49ers), born in Hampton, Virginia
  • Jan 20 Thomas "Tom" Murray, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jan 20 Mitch Benn, English comedian and musician, born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Jan 21 Ian Salisbury, cricketer (Sussex & England leg-spinner 1992-96)
  • Jan 21 Ken Leung, American actor
  • Jan 21 Mark Trojanowski, American musician (Sister Hazel)
  • Jan 22 Brian Gaskill, American actor (David Michaels-Models Inc, Bob-All My Children), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jan 22 Abraham Olano, Spanish cyclist, born in Anoeta, Spain
  • Jan 22 Alex Ross, American comic book painter (Marvels, Kingdom Come), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jan 23 Alan Embree, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in The Dalles, Oregon
  • Jan 23 Jim Schwantz, American football player & politician (Dallas Cowboys, SF 49ers), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Jan 23 Mark Wohlers, American baseball pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts
  • Jan 23 Richard Šmehlik, Czech NHL defenseman (Buf Sabres, Olympic gold 1998), born in Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • Jan 23 Sherman Obando, Panamanian baseball outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
  • Jan 24 Matthew Lillard, American actor (Scream), born in Lansing, Michigan
  • Jan 25 Chris Mills, American NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers, NY Knicks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 25 Milt Stegall, American football player (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 26 Dan Carlson, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jan 26 Dean Malkoc, Canadian NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 26 Ronald Moore, American NFL running back (NY Jets, St Louis Rams, Arizona Cardinals), born in Chowchilla, California
  • Jan 26 Kirk Franklin, American gospel singer, choir director, and 16 time Grammy Award winner, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Jan 27 Carlos Javier Bernardo, Dutch prince

  • Jan 27 Dario Brose, US soccer halfback (Olympic-92), born in Queens, New York
  • Jan 27 Dean Headley, English cricket fast bowler (15 Tests; first Test cricketer to be son and grandson of Test cricketers; Ron & George Headley), born in Norton, England
  • Jan 27 Emmanuel Pahud, French-Swiss flautist
  • Jan 28 Barry Minter, NFL middle linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • Jan 28 Donald Tardy, American death metal drummer (Obituary, Cause of Death)
  • Jan 28 James Atkins, NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jan 28 Mike Chalenski, NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jan 28 Mr. Prospector, American thoroughbred racehorse and breeding stallion (most influential sire of his generation), born in Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky (d. 1999)
  • Jan 29 Heather Graham, American actress (Drugstore Cowboy, Diggstown), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jan 29 Scott Davis, American football guard (Atlanta Falcons), born in Glenwood, Iowa
  • Jan 29 Jörg Hoffmann, German swimmer, born in Schwedt an der Oder, Germany
  • Jan 29 Paul Ryan, American politician (R-Wisconsin) & Speaker of the House (2015-2018), born in Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Jan 30 Scott Levins, American NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Jan 31 Greg Skrepenak, American football offensive lineman (Oakland Raiders, Carolina Panthers), born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 31 Travis Hannah, American football wide receiver (Houston Oilers, Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 31 (Amelia) "Minnie" Driver, British-American actress (Good Will Hunting; The Riches), and singer-songwriter (Everything I've Got in My Pocket), born in London, England

About January 1970

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

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