On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in January 1979

  • Jan 2 Suranne Jones, British actress
  • Jan 7 Bipasha Basu, Indian model, born in New Delhi, India
  • Jan 7 Mariangel Ruiz, Venezuelan actress & model, born in San Juan de los Morros, Venezuela
  • Jan 8 Sarah Polley, Canadian actress (Sweet Hereafter), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jan 11 Darren Lynn Bousman, American film director, born in Overland Park, Kansas
  • Jan 13 Jill Wagner, American Actor
  • Jan 14 Karen Elson, British supermodel, born in Oldham, United Kingdom
  • Jan 14 Angela Lindvall, American supermodel, born in Midwest City, Oklahoma
  • Jan 15 Ken Chu, Taiwanese singer-actor & taichi champ, born in Taiwan
  • Jan 16 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2001)
  • Jan 19 Spider Loc [Curtis Williams], American rapper (G-Unit), and actor, born in Compton, California
  • Jan 20 Will Young, British singer-songwriter & actor, born in Wokingham, United Kingdom
  • Jan 24 Tatyana M. Ali, American actress (Sesame St, Fresh Prince of Bel Air), born in New York City, New York
  • Jan 25 Christine Lakin, American actress (Step by Step), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jan 26 Sara Rue, American actress, born in New York
  • Jan 27 Rosamund Pike, British actress (Gone Girl), born in London, England
  • Jan 29 Andrew Keegan, American actor (Step by Step, Party of Five), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 29 April Scott, American actress & model, born in Campbell, Missouri

About January 1979

How Old? 42 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse (Jan 1 - Jan 27), Goat/Sheep (Jan 28 - Jan 31)
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)