On This Day

Birthdays in History in January 1961

  • Jan 3 Lynn Hill, American rock climber (IFSC Climbing World Cup gold 1990), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 7 Andrew Thomson, Australian politician, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jan 7 John Thune, American politician, born in Pierre, South Dakota
  • Jan 8 Kazuki Takahashi, Japanese creator of Yu-Gi-Oh, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 11 Jasper Fforde, British author
  • Jan 14 Robert Edwin Hall, New Zealand mountaineer & businessman, born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1996)
  • Jan 23 Mas Selamat bin Kastari, Singapore's most-wanted terror fugitive, born in Kendal Regency, Indonesia
  • Jan 24 Krasimir Mikhailov Stoyanov, Soviet cosmonaut, born in Varna, Bulgaria
  • Jan 24 Vince Russo, American writer, born in Long Island, New York
  • Jan 25 Vivian Balakrishnan, Singaporean politician, born in Singapore
  • Jan 27 Narciso Rodriguez, American fashion designer
  • Jan 31 Fatou Bensouda, Gambian lawyer & Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, born in Banjul, Gambia

About January 1961

How Old? 60 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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