Famous Birthdays on January 14

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Person of interestMark Antony

83 BC Mark Antony [Marcus Antonius], Roman politician & general (Battle of Actium), born in Rome (d. 30 BC)

Roman Politician and General Mark Antony
Roman Politician and General
Mark Antony
  • 1131 Valdemar I of Denmark, King of Denmark (1146–1182), born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany (d. 1182)
  • 1451 Franchinus Gaffurius, Italian music composer, born in Lodi, Italy (d. 1522)
  • 1467 Henry of Stolberg-Wernigerode, German ruler of the County of Wernigerode, born in Wernigerode Castle, Germany (d. 1854)
  • 1477 Hermann of Wied, German Catholic archbishop (d. 1552)
  • 1507 Catherine of Habsburg, Queen of Portugal, born in Torquemada, Spain (d. 1578)
  • 1551 Alberico Gentili, Italian lawyer & jurist, born in Province of Macerata, Italy (d. 1608)
  • 1566 Angelo Notari, Italian composer, born in Padua, Italy (d. 1663)
  • 1592 Sjihab al-Din Sultan Choerram Sjah Djahan, leader of India
  • 1615 John Biddle, English nontrinitarian and Unitarian minister, born in Gloucestershire, England (d. 1662)
  • 1618 Jan Six, Dutch mayor of Amsterdam, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1700)
  • 1655 Angelo Predieri, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1731)
  • 1664 Simon van Slingelandt, Dutch grand pensionary (1727-36), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1736)
  • 1684 Jean-Baptiste Vanloo, French painter, born in Aix-en-Provence, France (d. 1745)
  • 1684 Johann Matthias Hase, German mathematician & astronomer, born in Augsburg, Germany (d. 1742)
  • 1702 Nakamikado Emperor of Japan, born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 1737)

  • 1705 Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier, French sailor & governor of the Mascarene Islands, born in Pleudihen-sur-Rance, France (d. 1786)
  • 1722 Friedrich Gottlob Fleischer, German organist & composer, born in Köthen, Germany (d. 1806)
  • 1730 William Whipple, American merchant & judge (signatory of the Declaration of Independence), born in Kittery, Maine (d. 1785)

Person of interestBenedict Arnold

1741 Benedict Arnold, American general & turncoat (American Revolutionary War), born in Norwich, Connecticut (d. 1801)

US Defector General Benedict Arnold
US Defector General
Benedict Arnold
  • 1751 Corona Schröter, German musician, born in Guben, Germany (d. 1802)
  • 1780 Francois-Joseph Dizi, Belgian composer, born in Namur, Belgium (d. 1840)
  • 1791 Calvin Phillips, American midget & shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2"), born in Bridgewater, Massachusetts (d. 1812)
  • 1792 Christian Julius De Meza, Danish general, born in Helsingør, Denmark (d. 1865)
  • 1793 John C. Clark, American politician, born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts (d. 1852)
  • 1798 Isaac da Costa, Dutch writer/lawyer
  • 1798 Johan R Thorbecke, Premier of Netherlands (Lib-1849..72), born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1872)
  • 1800 Ludwig Alois Ferdinand Köchel, Austrian musicologist, born in Krems an der Donau, Austria (d. 1877)
  • 1804 John Park, Scottish composer & minister, born in Greenock, Renfrewshire (d. 1865)
  • 1806 Matthew Fontaine Maury, Naval Commander (Confederacy), born in Spotsylvania County, Virginia (d. 1873)
  • 1806 Sir Charles Hotham, Governor of Victoria, born in Dennington, United Kingdom (d. 1855)
  • 1812 Carl Gradener, German composer, born in Rostock, Germany (d. 1883)
  • 1814 Johannes Josephus Viotta, Dutch physician & composer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1859)
  • 1817 Harmen Sytstra, Dutch poet & editor (Iduna), born in Mullum, Netherlands (d. 1862)
  • 1818 Zacharias Topelius, Finnish historical novelist (Surgeon's Stories)
  • 1819 Fabio Campana, Italian composer, born in Livorno, Italy (d. 1882)
  • 1819 Frederick Steele, American Major General (Union Army), born in Delhi, New York (d. 1868)
  • 1824 Vladimir Stasov, Russian art & music critic, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1906)
  • 1831 John Bullock Clark Jr., American general (Confederate Army), born in Fayette, Missouri (d. 1903)
  • 1834 William Cleaver Francis Robinson, Irish governor and musical composer, born in County Westmeath, Republic of Ireland (d. 1897)
  • 1836 Hugh Judson Kilpatrick, American Major General (Union Army), born in Wantage Township, New Jersey (d. 1881)

  • 1836 Henri Fantin-Latour, French painter, born in Grenoble, France (d. 1904)
  • 1839 Emil Bohn, German musician, born in Bielau, Germany (d. 1909)
  • 1841 Berthe Morisot, French painter, born in Bourges, France (d. 1895)
  • 1844 Clara Kathleen Rogers, American composer, born in Cheltenham, London (d. 1931)
  • 1845 Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, British statesman, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1927)
  • 1850 Jean de Reszke, Polish tenor, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1925)
  • 1850 Pierre Loti, French naval officer & novelist, born in Rochefort, France (d. 1923)
  • 1851 Théophile de Bock, Dutch painter, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1904)
  • 1856 J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist & publisher, born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1919)
  • 1857 Alice Pike Barney, American painter, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1931)
  • 1861 Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf), born in Cunewalde, Germany (d. 1903)
  • 1863 Pieter Oosterlee, Dutch educator, born in Valkenburg, Netherlands (d. 1930)
  • 1868 Catharina Anna Maria de Savornin Lohman, Dutch author (Belief), born in Assen, Netherlands (d. 1930)
  • 1870 Sir George Pearce, Australian politician, born in Mount Barker, Australia (d. 1952)
  • 1871 Pauline Beersmans, Flemish actress (Hofslachter), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1942)
  • 1874 Thornton Burgess, American conservationist & author (Peter Rabbit), born in Sandwich, Massachusetts (d. 1965)
  • 1875 Albert Schweitzer, Alsatian theologian & writer (Nobel 1954), born in Kayserberg, France (d. 1965)
  • 1878 Victor A D Segalen, French naval doctor & writer, born in Brest, France (d. 1919)
  • 1882 Hendrik W van Loon, Netherland, commentator/writer (Story of America)
  • 1886 Hugh Lofting, English writer and illustrator (Dr. Doolittle), born in Maidenhead, England (d. 1947)
  • 1889 Vincenzo Davico, Italian composer, born in Monaco (d. 1969)
  • 1892 Hal Roach, American producer & director (1 Million BC), born in Elmira, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1892 Martin Niemöller, German theologian & Lutheran clergyman, born in Lippstadt, Germany (d. 1984)
  • 1895 George Richard Samways, English children's writer, born in Hampshire, England (d. 1996)
  • 1896 John dos Passos, American novelist (1919, Big Money, 42nd Parallel), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1970)
  • 1897 Hasso von Manteuffel, German general & politician, born in Potsdam, Germany (d. 1978)
  • 1898 Helen Flint, American actress (Sea Devils, Married Before Breakfast), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1967)
  • 1899 Fritz Bayerlein, German general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo), born in German Empire (d. 1970)
  • 1899 Veronica Turleigh, Irish actress (Promoter), born in County Donegal, Ireland (d. 1971)
  • 1901 Bebe Daniels, American actress (42nd Street, Lonesome Luke), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1971)
  • 1901 Carlos P. Romulo, Philippine diplomat & statesman, born in Manila, Phillipines (d. 1985)
  • 1902 Alfred Tarski, Polish-American logician & mathematician, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1983)
  • 1902 F. C. Terborgh [Reijnier Flaes], Dutch writer (De Turkenoorlog), born in Den Helder, Netherlands (d. 1981)
  • 1904 Cecil Beaton, English photographer, born in Hampstead, United Kingdom (d. 1980)
  • 1904 Emily Hahn, American journalist & author, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1997)
  • 1905 Takeo Fukuda, 67th Prime Minister of Japan, born in Gunma, Japan (d. 1995)
  • 1906 Walter Knape, German conductor & composer, born in Bernburg, Germany (d. 2000)
  • 1906 William Bendix, American actor (Lifeboat, Babe Ruth Story, Life of Riley), born in New York City, New York (d. 1964)
  • 1907 Derek Richter, British neuroscientist (learning & memory), born in bath, United Kingdom (d. 1995)
  • 1907 Sophie Redmond, Suriname's 1st female physician, born in Paramaribo, Suriname (d. 1955)
  • 1907 Georges-Émile Lapalme, Quebec politician, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 1985)
  • 1908 Russ Columbo [Ruggiero Eugenio di Rodolfo Colombo], American baritone, violinist and actor (You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 1934)
  • 1909 Joseph Losey, Wisconsin, American theatre & film director (Damned, Accident), born in La Crosse, Wisconsin (d. 1984)
  • 1910 Renier van der Velden, Belgian composer, born in Borgerhout, Belgium (d. 1993)
  • 1911 George Amadee Tremblay, Canadian pianist & composer, born in Ottawa, Canada (d. 1982)
  • 1911 Helmut Degen, German composer, born in Aglasterhausen, Germany (d. 1995)
  • 1911 Anatoly Rybakov, Russian writer, born in Chernihiv, Ukraine (d. 1998)
  • 1913 Tillie Olsen, American writer (Tell Me a Riddle), born in Wahoo, Nebraska (d. 2007)
  • 1914 Harold Russell, Canadian actor (Best Years of Our Life, Dogtown), born in North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. 2002)
  • 1914 Thomas J. Watson Jr., American businessman and politician (President of IBM, 1952-1971, US Ambassador to the Soviet Union, 1979-1981), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 1993)
  • 1915 Andre Frossard, Catholic columnist, born in Saint-Maurice-Colombier, France (d. 1995)
  • 1915 Mark Goodson, American game show producer, born in Sacramento, California (d. 1992)
  • 1916 John Oliver Killens, American writer, born in Macon, Georgia (d. 1987)
  • 1919 Andy Rooney, American CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes), born in Albany, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1919 Giulio Andreotti, Italian politician & statesman (Prime Minister, 1989–1992), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2013)
  • 1920 Bertus de Harder, Dutch soccer star (Bordeaux), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • 1920 Donald Beard, New Zealand cricketer (NZ pace bowler in the 1950's), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand (d. 1982)
  • 1920 George Herman, American journalist (CBS-TV), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1921 Charles Gaupp, German-Dutch painter, born in Germany (d. 1943)
  • 1921 Mark Lawrence, American pianist (Alice Pearce), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1921 Murray Bookchin, American libertarian socialist, born in New York City, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1921 Ken Sailors, American professional basketball player (popularized and may have invented the jump shot), born in Bushnell, Nebraska (d. 2016)
  • 1924 Guy Williams [Armando Joseph Catalano], American actor (Zorro, Lost in Space), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1925 Yukio Mishima, Japanese novelist (Temple of Golden Pavilion), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1970)
  • 1925 Louis Quilico, Canadian opera singer, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 2000)
  • 1926 Frank Aletter, American character actor (Mac-It's About Time, Tom-Nancy), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1926 Harold Wolpe, South African lawyer & sociologist, born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 1996)
  • 1926 Warren Mitchell, English actor (Alf Garnett in Till Death Us Do Part), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • 1926 Mahasweta Devi, Indian Bengali writer & activist, born in Dhaka, British India (d. 2016)
  • 1927 Ivan Kalita, Soviet equestrian dressage (Olympic silver 1968), born in Tambov Governorate (d. 1996)

  • 1927 Zuzana Ruzickova, Czech harpsichordist & WWII survivor, born in Bohemia, Czech Republic (d. 2017)
  • 1928 Gerald Arpino, American dancer & choreographer, born in Staten Island, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1928 Garry Winogrand, American photographer, born in New York City, New York (d. 1984)
  • 1929 Aleksander Petrovic, French-born Serbian & Yugloslav film director, born in Paris, France (d. 1994)
  • 1929 Billy Walker, American country singer (Ozark Jubilee), born in Ralls, Texas (d. 2006)
  • 1930 Edgar Hovhannisyan, Armenian composer, born in Yerevan, Armenia (d. 1998)
  • 1931 Juraj Pospisil, Czech composer, born in Olomouc, Czech Republic (d. 2007)
  • 1931 Caterina Valente, Italian singer, dancer, and actress (Bon soir, Kathrin!, The Entertainers), born in Paris, France
  • 1931 Frank Costigan, Australian lawyer, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2009)
  • 1932 Harriet Andersson, American actress (Cries & Whispers), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1932 Don Garlits, American racing driver (1st drag racer over 200mph for 1/4 mile), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1932 Grady Tate, American jazz drummer & singer, born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 2017)
  • 1933 Stan Brakhage, American filmmaker, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • 1934 Richard Briers, English actor, born in Raynes Park, London (d. 2013)
  • 1935 Lucille Wheeler, Canadian alpine skier, born in Mont-Tremblant, Canada
  • 1936 Clarence Carter, American singer (Thread the Needle), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1936 John Paul Cain, American PGA golfer (1989 Greater Grand Rapids), born in Sweetwater, Texas (d. 2017)
  • 1936 Ludmila Pinayeva, Soviet 500m kayaker (Olympic gold 1964, 1968, 1972), born in Krasnoye Selo, Russia
  • 1936 Reiner Klimke, German equestrian (Olympic gold 1984), born in Münster, Germany (d. 1999)
  • 1937 Billie Jo Spears, American country singer, born in Beaumont, Texas (d. 2011)
  • 1937 Ken Higgs, English cricketer (effective England pace-bowler in 15 Tests 1965-68), born in Kidsgrove, United Kingdom (d. 2016)
  • 1937 Erland Kops, Danish badminton player, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2017)
  • 1937 Shoban Babu, Indian actor, born in Nandigama, India (d. 2008)
  • 1938 Allen Toussaint [Naomi Neville], American R&B musician & songwriter (Ride Your Pony), born in Gert Town, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • 1938 Jack Jones, American singer (Love Boat Theme), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940 Julian Bond, American civil rights leader & politician (D-Ga), born in Nashville Tennessee (d. 2015)
  • 1941 Gibby Gilbert, American PGA golfer (1976 Danny Thomas), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1941 Marjoe Gortner, American actor (Speak Up America, Falcon Crest), born in Long Beach, California

Person of interestFaye Dunaway

1941 Faye Dunaway, American actress (Chinatown, Bonnie & Clyde), born in Bascom, Florida

Actress Faye Dunaway
Actress
Faye Dunaway
  • 1941 Milan Kučan, Slovenian statesman, born in Križevci, Gornji Petrovci, Slovenia
  • 1942 Amichand Rajbansi, South African politician, born in Durban, South Africa (d. 2011)
  • 1942 Carol Bellamy, American politician (City Council Pres-D- 1978-85), born in New York City, New York
  • 1942 Ian Brayshaw, Australian cricketer & footballer, born in South Perth, Australia
  • 1942 Dave Campbell, American baseball player, born in Manistee, Michigan
  • 1943 Holland Taylor, American actress (Bossom Buddies, Camilla-Naked Truth), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1943 Jose Luis Rodriguez, Venezuelan singer (Dueno De Nada), born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • 1943 Ronald Hunter, American actor (Lazarus Syndrome), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1943 Shannon Lucid, Chinese astronaut (STS 51G, 34, 43, 58, 76/79), born in Shanghai, China
  • 1943 Mariss Jansons, Latvian conductor, born in Riga, Latvia
  • 1944 Graham Vivian Marsh, Australian PGA golfer (1977 Heritage), born in Kalgoorlie, Australia

  • 1944 Marjoe Gortner, American evangelist, born in Long Beach, California
  • 1944 Nina Totenberg, American journalist, born in New York City, New York
  • 1945 Einar Hakonarson, Icelandic painter, born in Reykjavik, Iceland
  • 1945 Maina Gielgud, British ballet dancer & administrator, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1945 Vonetta McGee, American actress, born in San Francisco, California, (d. 2010)
  • 1946 Harold Shipman, British serial killer, born in Bestwood Estate, Nottingham (d. 2004)
  • 1947 Bill Weberniuk, Canadian snookers player, born in Winnipeg, Canada (d. 2003)
  • 1947 Rubén Olivares, Mexican boxer (4-division world champion), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1948 Joseph Henry "T Bone" Burnett, American musician & producer, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1948 Carl Weathers, American actor (Apollo Creed-Rocky), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1948 Tim Harris, English drummer (Foundations)
  • 1949 Christine Belford, American actress (Banacek, Empire, 90210), born in Amityville, New York
  • 1949 Lawrence Kasdan, American screenwriter & director (Accidental Tourist), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1949 Paul Chubb, Australian actor, born in Arncliffe, Australia (d. 2002)
  • 1949 Mary Robison, American writer, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1951 Gil Pak Jong, North Korean judoka (Olympic-1976)
  • 1951 William Risrook, rocker (BT Express-Here Comes the Express)
  • 1952 Sydney Biddle Barrows, American madam and author (Mayflower Madam), born in Hopewell, New Jersey
  • 1952 Maureen Dowd, American writer, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1952 Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu, Prime Minister of Romania, born in Bucharest, Romania
  • 1954 Jim Duggan, American wrestler, born in Glens Falls, New York
  • 1956 Étienne Daho, French singer & songwriter, born in Oran, Algeria
  • 1956 Ben Heppner, Canadian tenor & broadcaster, born in Murrayville, British Columbia
  • 1957 Suzanne Danielle, English actress, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1957 Anchee Min, Chinese writer, born in Shanghai, China
  • 1958 Colin Ferguson, murderer (6 people on the LIRR on Dec 7, 1993), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1959 Chas Smash, English singer-songwriter & multi-instrumentalist (Madness-Our House), born in Fitzrovia, London
  • 1959 Geoff Tate, German-born American singer & musician (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence), born in Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1959 Paul Terry, English cricketer (in Germany Two Tests England v WI 1984), born in Osnabrück, Germany
  • 1961 Robert Edwin Hall, New Zealand mountaineer & businessman, born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1996)
  • 1961 Mike Tramp [Trempenau], Danish heavy metal rocker (White Lion-Mane Attraction), born in Copenhagen Denmark
  • 1962 Patricia Morrison, American musician (Sisters of Mercy-Walk Away, Black Planet), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962 Michael McCaul, American politician, born in Dallas, Texas

Person of interestSteven Soderbergh

1963 Steven Soderbergh, American producer, director, writer (Ocean's Eleven, Traffic), born in Atlanta, Georgia

  • 1964 Sergei Nemchinov, American NHL center (NY Islanders, Olympic silver 1998), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1964 Mark Addy, British actor, born in York, United Kingdom
  • 1964 Ernest Miller, American wrestler, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1964 Shepard Smith, American news anchor, born in Holly Springs, Mississippi
  • 1965 Dave Lowry, American NHL left wing (Florida Panthers), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • 1965 Desiree Nosbusch, Luxembourgish actress (The Fan), born in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
  • 1965 Jemma Redgrave, English actress (Buddha of Suburbia), born in London, England
  • 1965 Shamil Basayev, Chechen rebel, born in Dyshne-Vedeno, Russia (d. 2006)
  • 1965 Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, British TV chef (River Cottage), writer and environmental activist, born in London, England
  • 1966 Daniel J Schneider, American actor (Dennis-Head of the Class), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1966 Matt Brock, NFL defensive end/tackle (NY Jets)
  • 1967 Emily Watson, British actress (Corpse Bride, War Horse, Red Dragon), born in Islington, London, England
  • 1967 Terry Wooden, American NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks, KC Chiefs), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1967 Tom Rhodes, American comedian & actor (Tom Rhodes-Mr Rhodes), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1967 Kerri Green, American actress, born in Fort Lee, New Jersey