Birthdays in Sport in January 1969

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 1 Reemt Pyka, Bremerhaven GER, hockey forward (Team Germany)
  • Jan 2 Rick Tabaracci, NHL goalie (Calgary Flames), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jan 2 Robert Svehla, Martin Cze, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers, Slovakia)
  • Jan 2 Stephen Davies, Aust field hockey forward/vice capt (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • Jan 2 Glen Johnson, Jamaican boxer

Person of interestTommy Morrison

Jan 2 Tommy Morrison, American heavyweight boxing champion and actor, born in Gravette, Arkansas (d. 2013)

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison
Heavyweight Boxer
Tommy Morrison
  • Jan 3 Matt LaBounty, defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jan 3 Steve Poapst, Cornwall, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)

Person of interestMichael Schumacher

Jan 3 Michael Schumacher, German auto racer (7- time world F1 champion), born in Hürth, Germany

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher
  • Jan 4 Corie Blount, NBA forward (LA Lakers), born in Monrovia, California
  • Jan 4 Kees van Wonderen, Dutch soccer player (NEC/NAC)
  • Jan 5 David Dixon, NFL guard (Minnesota Vikings), born in Papakura, New Zealand
  • Jan 5 Kurt Barber, American NFL defensive end (NY Jets), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • Jan 5 Shaun Micheel, American golfer (PGA C'ship 2003), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Jan 6 Alvin Morman, American baseball pitcher (Houston Astros), born in Rockingam, North Carolina
  • Jan 6 Nick A'Hern, Australian 20k walker (Olympics 22-92, 96), born in Swansea, United Kingdom

  • Jan 7 Chris Hatcher, American baseball outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Kinston, North Carolina
  • Jan 7 Erric Pegram, American NFL running back (Pit Steelers, NY Giants, San Diego Chargers), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jan 7 Todd Kinchen, American NFL wide receiver (St Louis Rams, Atlanta Falcons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 8 Brian Boehringer, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 9 Domingo Jean, Dominican-American baseball pitcher (Houston Astros), born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • Jan 9 Johanna Ikonen, Finnish ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Eno, Finland
  • Jan 10 Juanita Clayton, Manitou Manitoba, softball catcher (Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 11 Darren Anderson, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • Jan 11 Dave Cruikshank, Northbrook Ill, speed skater (Olympics 1994)
  • Jan 12 Cam Russell, Canadian NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Jan 12 Robert Prosinečki, Croatian footballer, born in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany
  • Jan 13 Andre Cason, US runner (world record 50 indoor), born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Jan 13 Dan Footman, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jan 13 John Flannery, guard/corner (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jan 13 Katarzyna Nowak, tennis star (1994 Futures France), born in Łódź, Poland
  • Jan 13 Kevin Foster, American baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs)
  • Jan 13 Orlando Miller, Changionola Panama, infielder (Houston Astros)
  • Jan 13 Robert Wilson, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins)
  • Jan 13 Stephen Hendry, Scottish professional snooker player (record 7 World Championships), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Jan 14 Martin Bicknell, American cricketer (England pace bowler 1993), born in Guildford, California
  • Jan 14 Rico Smith, American NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns), born in Compton, California
  • Jan 15 Adam Burt, American NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 15 Delino DeShields, American baseball infielder (Montreal Expos, LA Dodgers), born in Seaford, Delaware
  • Jan 15 Leonard Wheeler, American NFL safety (Cin Bengals, Minnesota Vikings), born in Toccoa, Georgia
  • Jan 15 Marsha Miller, American WPVA volleyballer (National-17th-1995), born in Rochester, New York

  • Jan 15 Rob van Dijk, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Voorhout, Netherlands
  • Jan 15 Rod de Highden, Australian 5k/10k/marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jan 15 Siupeli Malamala, NFL offensive lineman (NY Jets), born in Tonga
  • Jan 16 Chelan Kozak, Revelstoke BC, equestrian (Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 16 Roy Jones Jr, American boxer (4 x weight divisions world champion), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Jan 18 Larry Webster, American football defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens), born in Elkton, Maryland
  • Jan 18 Marvin Pope, American CFL defensive end (Calgary Stampeders), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Jan 19 Andrew Murray Stone, New Zealand sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jan 19 Junior Seau, American NFL inside linebacker (San Diego Chargers), born in Oceanside, California (d. 2012)
  • Jan 19 Luc Longley, Australian NBA center (Chicago Bulls), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jan 19 Orlando Palmeiro, American baseball outfielder (California Angels), born in Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Jan 19 Predrag Mijatović, Yugoslavian footballer, born in Podgorica, Montenegro
  • Jan 19 Steve Staunton, Irish footballer, born in Drogheda, Republic of Ireland
  • Jan 20 Andre Cason, American sprinter, born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Jan 21 Ashley Sheppard, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Jan 21 Matt Willig, NFL tackle/guard (Atlanta Falcons, NY Jets)
  • Jan 21 Rusty Greer, Ft Rucker AL, outfielder (Texas Rangers)
  • Jan 21 Ted Long, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jan 22 Keith Gordon, American baseball outfielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Jan 22 Shelley Sandie, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1988, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jan 22 Vinnie Clark, American NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 23 Brendan Shanahan, Canadian NHL left wing (Whalers, Red Wings), born in Mimico, Canada
  • Jan 23 Eric Carter, Canadian CFL cornerback (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Jesup, Georgia
  • Jan 23 Andrei Kanchelskis, Ukrainian-Russian football player, born in Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine
  • Jan 24 Louise McPaul, Australian javelin thrower (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • Jan 25 Nolan Harrison, American football defensive lineman (Oakland Raiders, Pitt Steelers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 25 Penny Moore, American WNBA player (Charlotte Sting)
  • Jan 27 Kristen Danihy, Lawton Oklahoma, team handball circle/wing (Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 27 Phil Plantier, outfielder (San Diego Padres, Red Sox, A's), born in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Jan 27 Shane Thomson, NZ cricket off-spin all rounder (since 1990)
  • Jan 28 Giorgio Lamberti, Italian free style swimmer (world record 200m)
  • Jan 28 John Veenhof, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • Jan 29 Flora Perfetti, Faenza Italy, tennis star (1995 Futures-Reims-FRA)
  • Jan 29 Karen Fonteyne, synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Jan 29 Robert Young, NFL player (St Louis Rams)
  • Jan 31 Mathew Pallister, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales

About January 1969

How Old? 50 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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