Birthdays in Sport in January 1979

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 2 Jonathan Greening, British footballer
  • Jan 4 Tristan Gommendy, French racing driver, born in Le Chesnay, Yvelines
  • Jan 5 Ronnie O'Brien, Irish footballer, born in Bray, County Wicklow
  • Jan 8 Adrian Mutu, Romanian footballer, born in Călinești, Romania
  • Jan 8 Stipe Pletikosa, Croatian footballer, born in Split, Croatia
  • Jan 8 Seol Ki-hyeon, South Korean footballer, born in Jeongseon County, South Korea
  • Jan 12 Jenny Schmidgall, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Jan 12 Grzegorz Rasiak, Polish footballer, born in Szczecin, Poland
  • Jan 15 Drew Brees, American football player (New Orleans Saints), born in Austin, Texas
  • Jan 15 Martin Petrov, Bulgarian footballer, born in Vratsa, Bulgaria
  • Jan 16 Brenden Morrow, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 16 Jason Ward, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 16 Jimmy Walker, American golfer (PGA C'ship 2016), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jan 18 Paulo Ferreira, Portuguese footballer, born in Cascais, Portugal
  • Jan 18 Brian Gionta, American ice hockey player, born in Rochester, New York
  • Jan 18 Kenyatta Jones, American football player, born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Jan 19 Josu Sarriegi, Spanish football player, born in Lazkao, Spain
  • Jan 19 Svetlana Khorkina, Russian gymnast, born in Belgorod, Russia
  • Jan 21 Byung-Hyun Kim, Korean baseball player
  • Jan 21 Brian O'Driscoll, Irish rugby union footballer
  • Jan 23 Larry Hughes, American basketball player, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 23 Juan Rincón, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Maracaibo, Venezuela
  • Jan 25 Pi Hongyan, Chinese-born French badminton player, born in Chonqing, China
  • Jan 25 Gabe Jennings, American distance runner, born in California
  • Jan 27 Rodrigo Ribeiro, Brazilian racing driver, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Jan 27 Liesbet Van Breedam, Belgian beach volleyball player
  • Jan 27 Daniel Vettori, New Zealand cricketer
  • Jan 28 Ali Boulala, Swedish skateboarder
  • Jan 29 Sui Feifei, Chinese basketball player
  • Jan 30 Karen Smith, Australian hockey player (Olympics 1996)

About January 1979

How Old? 40 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)