Birthdays in History in January 1978

  • Jan 1 Paramahamsa Sri Nithyananda, Indian spiritualist
  • Jan 5 Sabrina Harman, American military figure and accused torturer
  • Jan 8 Boris Avrukh, Israeli chess grandmaster
  • Jan 14 Just Blaze, American hip hop producer
  • Jan 18 Thor Hushovd, Norwegian former professional road bicycle racer widely considered the greatest Norwegian cyclist of all time, born in Grimstad, Norway
  • Jan 31 Brad Rutter, Jeopardy! champion
  • Jan 31 Ray Shah, Irish DJ, TV, radio presenter