On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 1 Caleb Wyatt, American motocross rider, born in Medford, Oregon
  • Jan 1 Georgina Chapman, British fashion designer and actress

Person of interestChai Jing

Jan 1 Chai Jing, Chinese broadcaster, author and documentary maker (Under the Dome), born in Linfen, Shanxi Province

Journalist and Environmental Activist Chai Jing
Journalist and Environmental Activist
Chai Jing
  • Jan 2 Hrysopiyi Devetzi, Greek triple jumper
  • Jan 2 Danilo Di Luca, Italian cyclist
  • Jan 2 Cletidus Hunt, American football player
  • Jan 2 Mahée Paiement, Canadian actress
  • Jan 2 Paz Vega, Spanish actress
  • Jan 3 Mendel Witzenhauser, soccer player (Ajax, VVV)
  • Jan 3 Angelos Basinas, Greek footballer
  • Jan 3 Alisen Down, Canadian actress
  • Jan 3 Dinara Drukarova, Russian actress
  • Jan 3 Nicholas Gonzalez, American actor
  • Jan 4 Benoît Joachim, Luxembourg cyclist, born in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
  • Jan 4 Ted Lilly, American baseball player, born in Torrance, California
  • Jan 5 Diego Tristán, Spanish footballer, born in La Algaba, Spain

  • Jan 5 Matt Wachter, American bassist (30 Seconds to Mars), born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 6 Danny Pintauro, American actor (Jonathan-Who's the Boss), born in Milltown, New Jersey
  • Jan 6 Richard Zednik, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Wash), born in Banská Bystrica, Czechoslovakia
  • Jan 7 Éric Gagné, Canadian baseball pitcher (NL Cy Young Award 2003), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jan 7 Alfonso Soriano, Dominican baseball player, born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • Jan 8 Jenny Lewis, American actress (Becky-Life With Lucy), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jan 8 Brad Snyder, Canadian shot putter (Olympics 1996), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • Jan 8 Carl Pavano, American baseball player, born in New Britain, Connecticut
  • Jan 9 Amy Safe, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 2005)
  • Jan 9 Radek Bonk, Czech NHL center (Ottawa Senators, Team Czech), born in Krnov, Czech Republic
  • Jan 9 Todd Grisham, American professional wrestling interviewer, born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Jan 10 Adam Kennedy, American MBL second baseman (Los Angeles Dodgers, Anaheim Angels), born in Riverside, California
  • Jan 11 Efthimios Rentzias, Greek basketball player, born in Trikala, Greece
  • Jan 12 Miki Nakatani, Japanese actress & singer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 13 Gary Brent, cricketer (Zimbabwe ODI pace bowler 1996)
  • Jan 13 Vaclav Batlik, American canoeist (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Costa Mesa, California
  • Jan 13 Michael Peña, American actor
  • Jan 15 Corey Chavous, American football player, born in Aiken, South Carolina
  • Jan 15 Dorian Missick, American actor, born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Jan 16 Viktor Maslov, Russian racing driver
  • Jan 17 Aga Zaryan [Agnieszka Skrzypek], Polish jazz singer (A Book of Luminous Things), born in Warsaw
  • Jan 18 Vincent Polvliet, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • Jan 18 Damien Leith, Irish-Australian singer-songwriter (Australian Idol 2006), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jan 19 Sky Christopherson, American cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Jan 19 Tarso Marques, Brazilian racing driver, born in Paraná, Brazil

Person of interestEmma Bunton

Jan 21 Emma Bunton [Baby Spice], English singer (Spice Girls), born in London

Pop Star Emma Bunton
Pop Star
Emma Bunton
  • Jan 22 Balthazar Getty, American actor (Young Guns 2, Lord of the Flies), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 22 James Dearth, American football player, born in Fort Ord National Monument, California
  • Jan 23 Byron Hanspard, American NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jan 23 Phil Boudreault, Canadian boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • Jan 23 Brandon Duckworth, American baseball player, born in Kearns, Utah
  • Jan 23 Angelica Lee, Taiwanese actress & singer, born in Alor Setar, Malaysia
  • Jan 23 Nigel McGuinness, English professional wrestler, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 24 Shae-Lynn Bourne, Canadian pairs skater (Bourne & Kraatz, 1994 World Champs-4th)
  • Jan 24 Cindy Pieters, Belgian cyclist
  • Jan 25 Mario Haberfeld, Brazilian racing car driver, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Jan 26 Frankie Rayder, American model
  • Jan 26 Willie Adler, American guitar player
  • Jan 27 Haimish Karrasch, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 27 Mike Ferrier, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam, Salernitana)
  • Jan 27 Rhett Warrener, Shaunavon, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • Jan 27 Clint Ford, American voice actor
  • Jan 27 Ahn Jung-Hwan, Korean football player
  • Jan 27 Ruby Lin, Taiwanese actress and singer
  • Jan 28 Miltiadis Sapanis, Greek footballer
  • Jan 28 Mark Madsen, American basketball player
  • Jan 28 Jarrod Montague, American drummer (Taproot)
  • Jan 28 Lee Ingleby, British actor
  • Jan 28 Emiko Kado, Japanese professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • Jan 29 Ilmira Shamsutdinova, Miss Universe-Russia/best costume (1996)
  • Jan 29 Charles Divins, American model and actor
  • Jan 30 Andy Milonakis, American comedian, born in Katonah, New York
  • Jan 31 Traianos Dellas, Greek football player, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Jan 31 Buddy Rice, American race car driver, born in Phoenix, Arizona

About January 1976

How Old? 43 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit (Jan 1 - Jan 30), Dragon (Jan 31 - Jan 31)
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)