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Famous Birthdays for 18th January 2016

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Birthdays 1 – 200 of 231

885 Daigo, Emperor of Japan (d. 930)
1519 Isabella Jagiełło, queen of Hungary (d. 1559)
1543 Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer
1641 Francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois)
1657 Hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau)
1672 Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d. 1731)
1685 Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized
1688 Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765)
1689 Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)
1726 Hendrik D F L, prince of Prussia/diplomat
1732 Jean-Guillain Cardon, composer
1751 Ferdinand Kauer, composer
1779 Peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard)
1782 Daniel Webster, Salisbury NH, orator/politician/lawyer, (d. 1852)
1793 William Henry Havergal, composer
1795 Anna Paulowna Romanova, monarch of Russia/daughter of Tsar Paul I
American Statesman Daniel WebsterAmerican Statesman Daniel Webster (1782) 1809 Richard Caswell Gatlin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1896)
1813 Joseph Farwell Glidden, inventor (1st coml useable barbed wire)
1815 James Chesnut Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1885)
1815 – Richard Yates Gov, MC (Union), (d. 1873)
1815 – Constantin von Tischendorf, German biblical scholar (d. 1874)
1817 Jacques Gregoir, composer
1818 Johannes van Vloten, Dutch literary/theologist
1820 Abraham Buford, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1884)
1825 Edward Frankland, Lancaster, U.K, British structural chemist who co-discovered helium and developed the theory of valence
1829 Louis van Haecke, Flemish chaplain/author (Blood to Bridge)
1831 Edward Ferrero, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1899)
1835 Caesar A Cui, Vilna Lithuania, fort architect/composer
1835 – Jan van Droogenbroeck, Flemish poet
1840 Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer
1840 – Ernst Rudorff, composer
1841 Alexis-Emmanuel Chabrier, France, composer (Le Roi Malgré Lui)
1842 Albert Alonzo Ames, Mayor of Minneapolis (d. 1911)
1848 Ioan Slavici, Transylvanian writer (d. 1925)
1849 Edmund Barton, 1st PM of Australia (1900-03)
1850 Seth Low, American politician (d. 1916)
1854 Thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone)
1856 John Hyatt Brewer, composer
1857 Otto von Below, German commandant (WW I)
Heart surgeon Daniel WilliamsHeart surgeon Daniel Williams (1858) 1858 Daniel Williams, Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, surgeon (1st open heart operation), (d. 1931)
1861 Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist
1861 – Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer
1867 Rubén Darío, Nicaraguan Journalist, Diplomat, Poet (d. 1916)
1869 Willem De Vreese, Flemish linguist/biblographer
1870 Berend Modderman, printer (Drukkers yearbook)
1872 Paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami)
1877 Samuel Zemurray, U.S. businessman (d. 1961)
1878 Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician
1879 Henri Giraud, French general (d. 1949)
1880 Paul Ehrenfest, Austria/Neth physicist (adiabates hypothesis)
1881 Gaston Gallimard, French publisher (Librairie Gallimard) [or 1908]
1882 Alan Alexander Milne, Hampstead Middlesex, English author (Winnie-the-Pooh)
Author A.A. MilneAuthor A.A. Milne (1882) 1882 – Jacob Clay, Dutch philospher/phyicist (Mesones)
1882 – Sylvia Pankhurst, English feminist
1884 Arthur Ransome, English author (Swallows & Amazons)
1886 Antoine Pevsner, French sculptor
1886 – Peter Alma, Dutch painter/graphic artist
1892 Oliver Hardy, Harlem Ga, comedy team member (Laurel & Hardy)
1892 – Paul Rostock, German surgeon (d. 1956)
1893 John Lawrence Seymour, composer
1894 Wilhelm HC Tenhaeff, Dutch parapsychologist
1896 Hans H Holm, Norwegian poet (Jonsoknatt)
1896 – C. M. Eddy, Jr., American writer (d. 1967)
1901 Arie Querido, Dutch social psychiatrist
1901 – Ivan Petrovsky, Russian mathematician (d. 1973)
Comic Actor Oliver HardyComic Actor Oliver Hardy (1892) 1903 Berthold Goldschmidt, German/British (opera)composer (Beatrice Cenci)
1904 Cary Grant [Archibald Alexander Leach], Bristol England, actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest)
1904 – Henri-Georges Adam, French etcher/painter/sculptor (Grand Nude)
1904 – Anthony Galla-Rini, American accordionist (d. 2006)
1905 Chick Chandler, Kingston NY, actor (Barney-One Happy Family)
1905 – Joseph Bonanno, Italian-born gangster (d. 2002)
1906 Hans Aeschbacher, Swiss sculptor (Venus de Six-Tours)
1907 Janos Ferencsik, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Budapest Opera)
1908 Albert P Morano, (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59)
1908 – Jacob Bronowsky, British mathematician/cultural historian
1908 – Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1972)
1908 – Jacob Bronowski, Łódź, Poland, Polish-born British mathematician and science writer best known as the presenter of the BBC television series, The Ascent of Man
1910 Arthur John Howard, actor (Frieda, Last Holiday, Paradiso, Glass Cage)
1911 Gabor Darvas, composer
1912 Charles Moeller, Belgian theologist (Humanism et saintete)
1912 – William Sansom, English writer (Loving Eye)
1913 Danny Kaye, American UNICEF/comedian/actor (Danny Kaye Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
1914 Arno Schmidt, writer
1915 Vassilis Tsitsanis, Greek singer and songwriter (d. 1984)
1916 Alec Coxon, cricketer (England pace bowler in one Test, 2-90 & 1-82)
1916 – James Crow, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, geneticist and influential educator (Genetic Theories and Influences: Comments on the Value of Diversity), (d. 2012)
1917 Oscar Lewenstein, impressario
1917 – Wang Yung-ching, Taiwanese businessman
1918 Adriano Mandarino Hypolito, priest
1918 – Bohuslav Jeremias, composer, dies at 58
1918 – Ton Brandsteder, CEO/founder (Sony Nederland)
1918 – Gustave Gingras, French Canadian physician (d. 1996)
1919 Juan Antonio Orrego-Salas, Santiago Chile, composer
1921 Bruce Woodcock, boxer
1921 – Robert Glaser, Providence, Rhode Island, educational psychologist (National Assessment of Educational Progress), (d. 2012)
1921 – Yoichiro Nambu, Japanese-born American Physicist (Nobel Prize 2008), born in Tokyo (d. 2015)
1922 Constance Moore, Sioux City Iowa, actress (Window on Main Street)
1922 – Yehezkiel Braun, composer
1922 – Bob Bell, American clown (d. 1997)
1924 Donald Baverstock, TV producer
1925 Anthony Joly de Lotbiniere, TV producer
1925 – Gilles Deleuze, philosopher
1925 – Roepie Kruize, Dutch field hockey player (Olympic-Bronze-48/Silver-52)
1927 Sundaram Balachander, Indian veena player (d. 1990)
1932 Joe Schmidt, NFL Hall-of-Famer
1932 – Robert Anton Wilson, US, sci-fi author (Trick Top Hat)
1933 David Bellamy, English botanist/tv-program maker
1933 – John Boorman, producer/dir (Exorcist II, Deliverance, Zardoz)
1933 – Ray Dolby, sound expert/inventor (Dolby noise limiting system), (d. 2013)
1933 – Vladimir Yevgrafovich Bugrov, cosmonaut
1935 Raymond Briggs, English author (Fungus the Bogeyman)
1935 – Jon Stallworthy, English poet
1935 – Gad Yaacobi, Israeli minister (d. 2007)
1938 Curt Flood, American baseball player (d. 1997)
1939 Bernard Glassman, NY, Zen teacher/head (Zen Center of NY)
1940 Pedro Rodriguez, Mexican racing driver (d. 1971)
1941 Bobby Goldsboro, Marianna Fla, singer (Honey)
1941 – David Ruffin, Whynot Mississippi, early lead singer for The Temptations (“My Girl”)
1941 – Iva Zanicchi, actress (Ragazza Tutta d’Oro)
1941 – Denise Bombardier, Quebec journalist, television host and novelist
1943 Dave Greene, rocker
1943 – Kay Granger, American politician
1944 Larry “Legs” Smith, rocker (Bonzo Dog Band-Urban Spaceman)
1944 – Relus ter Beek, Dutch Minister of defense (PvdA)
1944 – Paul Keating, twenty-fourth Prime Minister of Australia
1944 – Carl Morton, American baseball player (d. 1983)
1946 Katia Ricclarelli, actress (Falstaff, Otello, Turandot)
1946 – Joseph Deiss, Swiss Federal Councilor
1947 Takeshi Kitano, Tokyo, Japan, actor (The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi, Fireworks)
1949 Philippe Starck, French designer
1949 – Bill Keller, American newspaper editor
1950 Claudia de Colombia, Bogato Columbia, spanish singer (Yo Creo En Ti)
1950 – Gilles Villeneuve, Canadian auto racer
1950 – John Hughes, director (Breakfast Club, 16 Candles, Weird Science)
1951 Bob Latchford, English footballer
1951 – Bram Behr, Surinamese journalist (d. 1982)
1952 R. Stevie Moore, American singer, songwriter, and home recording pioneer
1952 – Michael Behe, American advocate of Intelligent Design
1953 Brett Hudson, Portland Ore, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show)
1954 Ted DiBiase, Retired Professional Wrestler
1955 Johannes AM “Hans” van Tongeren, Dutch actor (Hunk)
Actor Kevin CostnerActor Kevin Costner (1955) 1955 – Kevin Costner, American actor (Fandango, Silverado, Bull Durham), born in Los Angeles, California
1955 – Mable Fergerson, 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1972), born in Los Angeles, California
1956 Mark Collie, Waynesboro Tn, country singer (Another Old Soldier)
1957 Tom Bailey, English rock vocalist/keyboardist (Thompson Twins-Doctor Doctor), born in Halifax, West Yorkshire
1958 Jeffrey N Williams, Superior Wisc, Major Army/astronaut
1958 – Larry Smith, NBA player
1959 Bob Rosenberg, rocker (Will To Power)
1961 Mark Messier, Edmonton Alberta, NHL Center (Edmonton, NY Rangers)
1961 – Peter Beardsley, English footballer
1961 – Jeff Yagher, American actor
NHL Legend Mark MessierNHL Legend Mark Messier (1961) 1962 Alison Arngrim, actress (Nellie-Little House of the Prairie)
1962 – David O’Connor, equestrian 3-day (Olympics-silver-96)
1963 Jane Horrocks, Lancashire England, actress (Absolutely Fabulous)
1963 – Maxime Bernier, French Canadian politician
1963 – Martin O’Malley, Governor of Maryland
1963 – Yury Zakharevich, Soviet weightlifter
1964 Brady Anderson, Silver Spring MD, outfielder (Baltimore Orioles)
1964 – Jenny Holliday, Australian softball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1964 – Enrico Lo Verso, Italian actor
1965 Richard Dunwoody, British(?) jockey)
1965 – Dave Attell, American writer and comedian
1966 Alexander Khalifman, Russian chess player
1966 – André Ribeiro, Brazilian racing driver
1967 Kim Perrot, WNBA guard (Houston Comets)
1967 – M C Tab, [Sharon Richard], rapper, born in NYC, New York
1967 – Peter Cox Jr, Bronxville NY, fencer-sabre (Olympics-96)
1967 – Iván Zamorano, Chilean footballer
1968 Frank Quitely, Scottish comic book artist
1969 Larry Webster, defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens)
1969 – Marvin Pope, CFL defensive end (Calgary Stampeders)
1969 – Jesse L. Martin, American actor and singer
1969 – Dave Bautista, American professional wrestler
1970 Leo Araguz, NLF/WLAF punter (Oakland Raiders, Rhein Fire)
1970 – DJ Quik, American rapper
1970 – Peter van Petegem, Belgian cyclist
1971 Andre Coleman, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (San Diego Chargers)
1971 – Greg Engel, NFL center (San Diego Chargers)
1971 – Jonathan Davis, American singer (KoЯn)
1971 – Christian Fittipaldi, Brazilian race car driver
1971 – Josep Guardiola, Spanish footballer
1971 – Seamus O’Regan, Canadian broadcast journalist
1971 – Binyavanga Wainaina, Kenyan author and journalist, born in Nakuru, Rift Valley
1972 Dwayne Carswell, NFL tight end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1972 – Mike Lieberthal, Glendale CA, catcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
1972 – Ryan Kuehl, defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
1972 – Steven Conley, linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1972 – Vinod Kambli, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1993-)
1973 Crispian Mills, vocalist/guitarist (Kula Shaker), born in London, England
1973 – Edward Jasper, defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
1973 – Junior Burrough, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
1973 – Regilio Vreede, soccer player (Blue White, RKC)
1974 Devon Odessa, actor (Sharon-My So Called Life, Girl of Limberlost)
1974 – Shane Burton, defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)
1974 – Michael Tunn, Australian television and radio
1974 – Christian Burns, English musician (BBMak)
1974 – Maulik Pancholy, American actor
1974 – Princess Claire of Belgium
1975 Derek Smith, linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1976 Laurence Courtois, Kortrijk Belg, tennis star (1995 finalist Jakarta)

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Famous Birthdays for 17th January 2016

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Birthdays 1 – 200 of 287

1342 Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy
1463 Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther
1484 George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)
1501 Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)
1504 Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)
1517 Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)
1545 Antonio Pace, composer
1560 Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624)
1574 Robert Fludd, composer
1600 Calderon, writer
1612 Thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general
1657 Pieter van Bloemen, [Standaart], Flemish painter, baptized
1659 Antonio Veracini, composer
1683 Gerard van Loon, Dutch historian
1686 Archibald Bower, Scottish historian (d. 1766)
1706 Benjamin Franklin, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1790)
United States Founding Father Benjamin FranklinUnited States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin (1706) 1712 John Stanley, composer
1719 Jean-Joseph Vade, composer
1719 – William Vernon, American merchant (d. 1806)
1728 Johann Gottfried Muthel, composer
1732 Stanislaw II August Poniatowski, last king of Poland (1764-95)
1733 Thomas Linley the elder, English composer and tenor, born in Badminton, Gloucestershire (d. 1795)
1734 Francois-Joseph Gossec, Belgian-French composer (Les Pêcheurs, Mirza)
1745 Nicolas Roze, composer
1759 Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/African American nationalist
1761 James Hall, Scotland, geologist
1769 Ole Andreas Lindeman, composer
1771 Charles Brockden Brown, father of American novel (Wieland)
1789 August Neander, German theologian (d. 1850)
1806 James Madison Randolph, (Jefferson’s grandson) 1st born in White House
1814 Ellen Wood, English author (East Lynne, Pomeroy Abbey)
1818 Antoine Dorion, (L) joint premier of Canada (1858, 1863-64)
1820 Anne Brontë, English novelist/poet (Tenant of Wildfell Hall), born in Thornton, West Yorkshire (d. 1849)
1828 Lewis Addison Grant, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1918)
1828 – Eduard Remenyi, Hungarian violinist (d. 1898)
1831 Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria (d. 1903)
1834 Wilhelmina J R Albregt-Engelman, Dutch actress/daughter of Mimi Bia
1834 – August Weismann, German biologist (d. 1914)
1835 Antanas Baranauskas, Lithuanian bishop/poet/dialectologist
1835 – Johan Filip von Schantz, composer
1836 Jose Silvestre de los Dolores White Lafitte, composer
1842 Anton G van Hamel, founder (Roman Philology in Netherlands)
1845 Lucas Lindeboom, Dutch vicar/evangelist (Vredebond)
1850 Alexander Sergeyevich Taneyev, St Petersburg Russia, composer
1851 A. B. Frost, American illustrator (d. 1928)
1853 Alva Belmont, American socialite & suffragette (d. 1933)
1857 Eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording)
1857 – Wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer (Evangelimann)
1858 Tomas Carrasquilla, Colombian author (Frutos de mi Tierra)
1860 Douglas Hyde, President of Ireland (d. 1949)
1862 John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher
1863 David Lloyd George, (L-PM-Britain, 1916-22)
1863 – Henry Charles Tonking, composer
1863 – Konstantin S Stanislavski, Russia, director (Stanislavski Method)
1864 Lucien Herr, France, scientist (Corresp entre Schiller et Schiller)
1865 Gen Sir Charles Fergusson, Governor-General of New Zealand (d. 1951)
1867 Carl Laemmle, German-born film executive (d. 1939)
British Admiral of the Fleet David BeattyBritish Admiral of the Fleet David Beatty (1871) 1871 David Beatty, Nantwich, Cheshire, 1st Earl Beatty and British Admiral of the Fleet
1873 Francois Rasse, composer
1875 Florencio Sánchez, Uruguayan dramatist (d. 1910)
1876 Olga Fastrova, writer
1876 – Frank Hague, American politician (d. 1956)
1877 Hans Jelmoli, composer
1877 – May Gibbs, Australian children’s author (d. 1969)
1878 Oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn)
1880 Mack Sennett, movie creator (Keystone Kops)
1881 Alfred R Radcliffe-Browne, British anthropologist (Andaman Islanders)
1881 – Antoni Łomnicki, Polish mathematician (d. 1941)
1882 Noah Beery, Smithville AR, actor (Story of Esther, The Mark of Zorro)
1882 – Arnold Rothstein, American gambler and mobster (fixed 1919 World Series), born in NYC, New York
Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster Arnold RothsteinBusinessman, Gambler, and Mobster Arnold Rothstein (1882) 1885 E Ball-Hennings, writer
1885 – Joseph Arendt, Belgian worker’s union leader
1886 Glenn Luther Martin, aviator (Collier Trophy-1933)
1886 – Ronald Firbank, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot), born in London, England
1887 Ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975)
1891 Marjorie Gateson, American actress (One Man’s Family), born in Brooklyn, New York
1891 – Norman “Squab” Read, US aviator who lived to be 101
1891 – Walter Eucken, German economist
1896 Harry Reser, Ohio, orchestra leader (Sammy Kaye Show)
1897 Nils Asther, Malmö Sweden, actor (Bluebeard, Night Monster)
1897 – Marcel Petiot, French mass murderer (d. 1946)
1899 Al Capone, American gangster (Chicago bootlegging), born in Brooklyn, New York
Gangster Al CaponeGangster Al Capone (1899) 1899 – Nevil Shute [Norway], novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice), born in London, England
1899 – Robert Maynard Hutchins, US, educator/civil libertarian
1899 – Roel [Martinus F] Houwink, Dutch literary (1 Man Without Character)
1900 Olga Maria Nicolis di Robilant, patron of the arts
1901 Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer
1901 – Aron Gurwitsch, Lithuanian-born philosopher (d. 1973)
1902 Geoffrey W Lloyd, British minister of Brandstoffen/Energy (1951-55)
1903 Warren Hull, Gasport NY, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World)
1903 – Jyoti Prasad Agarwala, Assamese poet, playwright, film maker (d. 1953)
1904 Grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie)
1904 – Patsy Ruth Miller, actress (Quebec, Wide Open, Sap, Twin Beds)
1905 Franz Schmid, Germany, ascended northside of Matterhorn (1931)
1905 – Guillermo Stábile, Argentine footballer (d. 1966)
1905 – Ray Cunningham, American baseball player (d. 2005)
1907 Henk H Badings, Bandung Indonesia, Dutch opera composer (Orestes)
1908 Akkineni LV Lakshmi Varaprasada Rao Prasad, producer
1908 – Cus D’Amato, American boxing manager (d. 1985)
1910 Edith S Green, (Rep-D-Ore)
1910 – Michael Economides, restaurateur
1911 Hermann Pfrogner, Austria, musicologist (Zerrissene Orpheus)
1911 – Luis W Alvarez, US, physicist (sub atomic, Nobel 1968) [or Jun 13]
1912 Orest Alexandrovich Evlahkov, composer
1913 Werenfried [Flip] van Straaten, founder (Oostpriesterhulp)
1913 – Yuvraj of Patiala, cricketer (scored 24 & 60 in only Test India v Eng)
1914 Anacleto Angelini, Chilean businessman (d. 2007)
1916 Joel Herron, orchestra leader (Jaye P Morgan Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
1917 Maruthur Gopalan Ramachandran, (MGR), Indian film star, politician
1917 – Oskar Morawetz, Svetla Czechoslovakia, composer
1917 – Ulyses Simpson Kay, composer
1917 – Ramón Cardemil, Chilean huaso (d. 2007)
1918 Joseph Walker Barr, banker/politician
1920 Joseph George Handy Hendleman, musician
1920 – Nora Kaye, prima ballerina, born in NYC, New York
1921 Dehl Berti, Pueblo Colo, actor (John Taylor-Guns of Paradise)
1921 – Antonio Prohias, Cuban cartoonist (d. 1998)
Actress and Comedian Betty WhiteActress and Comedian Betty White (1922) 1922 Betty White, actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Golden Girls), born in Oak Park Illinois
1922 – Luis Echeverria Alvarez, president Mexico
1922 – Nicholas Katzenbach, lawyer (US Attorney General), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
1923 Onno Molenkamp, Dutch actor (Lifespan, Broken Mirrors, The Lift)
1923 – Carol Raye, Australian actress
1924 Jewel Plummer Cobb, educator/pres (California State U at Fullerton)
1925 A H Kardar, cricketer (Pak 1st Test capt, prev played for India)
1925 – Annie Delorie, Dutch opera singer (Scenes & Arias)
1925 – Duane Hanson, US sculptor
1925 – Robert Cormier, American author (d. 2000)
1925 – Edgar Ray Killen, American convict, former preacher and K.K.K. member
1926 Clyde Walcott, cricketer (one of the three W’s, later ICC chairman)
1926 – Moira Shearer, Dunfermline Scotland, ballerina (Red Shoes)
1926 – Richard Michael Hills, comedy script writer
1926 – Newton N. Minow, American lawyer and statesman
1927 Donald Erb, Youngstown, Ohio, composer
1927 – Eartha Kitt, singer/actress (Catwoman-Batman), born in North, South Carolina (d. 2008)
1927 – Michael Herford Wooller, TV/film producer
1927 – Dr Tom Dooley, American humanitarian (d. 1961)
1928 Ken Archer, cricketer (Australian batsman, 5 Tests early 50s)
Hairdresser Vidal SassoonHairdresser Vidal Sassoon (1928) 1928 – Vidal Sassoon, hair stylist/CEO (Vidal Sasson), born in London, England (d. 2012)
1928 – Jean Barraqué, French composer (d. 1973)
1929 Jacques “Jake the Snake” Plante, Quebec, NHL goaltender (#1)
1929 – Jacques Plante, Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Canadian Ice Hockey goalie (first to wear a goaltender mask)
1929 – Grady Martin, country music guitarist (The Nashville A-Team), born in Chapel Hill, Tennessee (d. 2001)
1930 Bill Benyon, English large landowner/Conservative Lower house leader
1930 – Robert Ceely, composer
1930 – Eddie LeBaron, American football player, born in San Rafael, California
1931 Frederick Alfred Fox, composer
1931 – James Earl Jones, Miss, actor (Darth Vader, Exorcist II, Soul Man)
1931 – Douglas Wilder, American politician – Governor of Virginia (1990-1994) Richmond Va., (1st African American Governor since Reconstruction)
NHL Goalie Jacques PlanteNHL Goalie Jacques Plante (1929) 1931 – Don Zimmer, American baseball coach, born in Cincinnati, Ohio, (d. 2014)
1933 Aga Khan, religious leader (Muslims)
1933 – Bruno Schroder, British baron/banker/multi-millionaire
1933 – Dalida, Cairo, actress/singer, Miss Egypt (The 6th Day)
1933 – Sheree North, [Dawn Bethel], LA, actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
1933 – Yolande Christina Dalida, Cairo Egypt
1934 Donald Cammell, film director
1934 – Shari Lewis, ventriloquist/puppeteer (Lamb Chop), born in The Bronx, New York
1934 – Sydney Phillip Hodkinson, composer
1935 Jimmy Powell, PGA golfer (1990 Southwestern Bell Classic), born in Dallas, Texas
1935 – Paul O[sborne] Williams, US, sci-fi author (Ends of the Circle)
1935 – Ruth Ann Minner, Governor of Delaware
1936 Jerry Fogel, actor (Jerry-Mothers-in-Law, White Shadow), born in Rochester, New York
1938 John Bellairs, US, sci-fi author (Chessmen of Doom)
1939 Antao D’Souza, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in six Tests 1959-62)
1939 – Maury Povich, TV host (Current Affair, Maury)/Mr Connie Chung
1939 – Toini Gustafson, Sweden, 5K/10K cross country skier (Oly-gold-1968)
1940 H Kipchoge “Kip” Keino, Kenya, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1968, 72)
1940 – Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali, South African poet (Fireflames)
1941 Dame Gillian Weir, New Zealand organist
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad AliHeavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali (1942) 1942 Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay], Louisville Kentucky, heavyweight boxing champion (1964-7 74-8)
1942 – Randy Boone, Fayetteville NC, actor (Cimarron Strip, Virginian)
1942 – Ita Buttrose, Australian journalist and businesswoman
1942 – Ulf Hoelscher, German violinist
1942 – Nancy Parsons, American actress (d. 2001)
1943 Chris Montez, rocker
1943 – Daniel Charles Brandenstein, Watertown Wi, ast (STS 8, 51-G, 32, 49)
1943 – René Préval, President of Haiti
1943 – Geoffrey Deuel, American actor
1944 Françoise Hardy, French singer
1945 William Hart, US singer (4 Gents, Delfonics-I’m Sorry)
1945 – Javed Akhtar, Indian lyricist, poet and scriptwriter
1946 Michèle Deslauriers, Quebec actress
1947 Gail Toushin, LPGA golfer
1947 – Jane Elliot, actress (Baby Boom, Gen Hospital, Knots Landing), born in NYC, New York
1947 – Todd Susman, St Louis Mo, actor (Goodnight Beantown)
1947 – Ulysses Dove, dancer/choreographer
1948 Alexander “Alec” Erwin, South African worker’s union leader
1948 – Mick Taylor, rock guitarist (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)
1948 – Anne Queffélec, French pianist
1949 Andy Kaufman, comedian/actor (Latka Gravas-Taxi), born in NYC, New York
1949 – Debbie Watson, La Mirada California, actress (Karen, Tammy)
1950 Luis López Nieves, Latin American writer
1951 Rolando Thoeni, Italy, slalom (Olympic-bronze-1972)
1952 Larry Fortensky, former husband of actress Elizabeth Taylor (7th)
1952 – Ryuichi Sakamoto, Jap, rocker (Academy Award 1988, Yellow Magic Orch)
1952 – Darrell Porter, American baseball player (d. 2002)
1953 Sheila Hutchinson, rocker
1954 Janet Dykman, Monterey Park California, archer (Olympics-1996)
1954 – Robert F Kennedy Jr, attorney (Natural Resources Defense Council)
1954 – Susan Kiefel, Australian lawyer and judge
1955 Steve Earle, country singer (Guitar Town), born in San Antonio, Texas

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Famous Birthdays for 16th January 2016

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Birthdays 1 – 200 of 219

1245 Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)
1409 René I of Naples (d. 1480)
1477 Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)
1501 Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)
1587 Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter
1616 François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)
1626 Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699)
1634 Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)
1672 Francesco Mancini, composer
1675 Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French writer (d. 1755)
1697 Richard Savage, English poet
1728 Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola)
1749 Vittorio A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda)
1757 Samuel McIntire, woodcarver/architect (architect of Salem)
1804 Karl August Krebs, composer
1807 Charles Henry Davis, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), (d. 1877)
1815 Adolph Trube, composer
1815 – Henry Wagner “Old Brains” Halleck, Maj-General (Union Army)
1834 Albert Lindley Lee, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1907)
1836 King Francis II of the Two Sicilies (d. 1894)
1837 James Phillip Simms, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1887)
1838 Franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917)
1844 Ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919)
Industrialist André MichelinIndustrialist André Michelin (1853) 1853 Andre Michelin, France, industrialist/tire manufacturer (Michelin)
1853 – Johnston Forbes-Robertson, English actor/theater director (Kathleen)
1853 – Gen Sir Ian Hamilton, British military commander (d. 1947)
1853 – Vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov, Russian philosopher (d. 1900)
1864 Frank Bacon, actor/author (Lightnin)
1868 Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, composer
1870 Wilhelm Normann, German chemist (hardening of oils)
1872 Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre)
1872 – Henri-Paul Busser, composer
1873 Boyd Alexander, English explorer
1874 Robert Service, England, Canadian poet (Cremation of Sam McGee)
1875 Leonor Michaelis, German enzyme kinetic theorist (d. 1947)
1878 Harry Carey [Henry DeWitt Carey II], American actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force), born in The Bronx, New York
1878 – Robert Garbe, German poet (Gorniek)
1885 Wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, president of Poland (1939-40)
1885 – Zhou Zuoren, Chinese writer (d. 1967)
1887 John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman)
1888 Osip Brik, Russian writer (d. 1945)
1890 Karl Freund, Czech/Austrian cameraman/director
1890 – Lloyd Bacon, actor (Charlie Chaplin), born in San Jose, California
1893 Daisy Kennedy, Australian violinist (d. 1981)
1894 Guy Chamberlin, early NFL end/coach (Canton, Frankford, Cards)
1894 – Irving Mills, American jazz music publisher (d. 1985)
1895 Nat Schachner, American author (d. 1955)
1896 Ruth Rose, American screenwriter (d. 1978)
1897 Carlos Pellicer, Mexican poet (d. 1977)
1898 Margaret Booth, American film editor (d. 2002)
1898 – Irving Rapper, UK-US film director (d. 1999)
Cuban President and Dictator Fulgencio BatistaCuban President and Dictator Fulgencio Batista (1901) 1901 Fulgencio Batista, president/dictator of Cuba (1933-44, 1952-59)
1901 – Frank Zamboni, American inventor (d. 1988)
1902 Eric Liddell, China, English 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1924)
1902 – Evelyn Levine, composer
1904 Max Vredenburg, composer
1905 Ernesto Halffter, Spanish composer and conductor
1906 Clement Greenberg, art critic
1906 – Diana Winyard, actress (Cavalcade), born in London, England
1907 Alexander Knox, Canada, actor (Gorky Park, 2 of a Kind)
1907 – Phillip Humphrey Vellacott, classicist
1907 – Paul Nitze, American government official (d. 2004)
1908 Ethel Merman, stage & screen actress (Anything Goes, Call Me Madam)
1908 – Günther Prien, German World War II submarine captain (d. 1941)
1910 David McCampbell, US pilot/capt (WW II-Pacific-downed 34 Jap planes)
1911 Gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar
1911 – Jay Hanna “Dizzy” Dean, HOF baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1911 – Roger Lapébie, French cyclist (d. 1996)
1912 Franz Tumler, Austria, author/novelist (Cloak, Aufruf)
1914 Roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX)
1914 – Roger Wagner, American choral musician (d. 1992)
1916 Frederick Stewart, British geologist
1917 Buddy Lester, actor (Nick-Phil Silvers Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
1917 – Carl Karcher, founded the Carl’s Jr. hamburger chain (d. 2008)
1918 Stirling Silliphant, screenwriter
1918 – Nel Benschop, Dutch poet (d. 2005)
1918 – Clem Jones, Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Australia (d. 2007)
1919 Bob Boucher, Kent Ohio, orchestra leader (Music on Ice)
1920 Elliot Reid, actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
1921 Francesco Scavullo, American photographer (d. 2004)
1922 Ernesto Bonino, Italian singer (d. 2008)
1923 Martin Stokken, Norway, nordic relay (Olympic-silver-1952)
1923 – Roy Lanham, rocker (Sons of the Pioneers)
1923 – Willem Aantjes, Dutch politicial leader (CDA)
1923 – Gene Feist, American stage actor and producer
1923 – Anthony Hecht, American poet (d. 2004)
1924 Katy Jurado, Mexico, actress (High Noon, Trapeze, Barabbas, AKA Pablo)
1926 John “Jack” Layden, local politician
1928 Ezra Sims, composer
1928 – John William Fozard, aircraft designer
1928 – William Kennedy, US writer
1928 – Pilar Lorengar, Spanish soprano (d. 1996)
1929 Allard Lowenstein, radical (Students for Democratic Action)
1929 – Francesco Scavullo, celebrity photographer, born in Staten Island, New York
1929 – Tage Nielsen, composer
1930 Norman Podhoretz, author/editor (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
1930 – Clarence Ray Allen, American murderer (d. 2006)
1931 Vladimir Skutina, writer playwright/journalist
1931 – Johannes Rau, German politician (d. 2006)
1932 Dian Fossey, American zoologist (Gorillas in the Mist), born in San Francisco, California
1932 – Jim Berry, cartoonist (Berry’s World)
1933 Oleg Grigoryevich Makarov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12, 18A, 27, T-3)
Author Susan SontagAuthor Susan Sontag (1933) 1933 – Susan Sontag, author/film director (Benefactor, 1966 Pol Award), born in NYC, New York
1934 Bill Alexander, (Rep-D-AR, 1969- )
1934 – Marilyn Horne, Bradford, Pa, mezzo-soprano
1934 – Richard Wernick, composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts
1935 A. J. Foyt, American racing driver (Indy 500 – 1961, 64, 67 & 77), born in Houston, Texas
1936 Michael White, theater/film producer (From Russia With Love)
1937 Bob Bogle, Portland, rock bassist/guitarist (Ventures-Batman Theme)
1937 – Conny Vandenbos, Dutch singer (My rose, my little rose)
1937 – Lorraine Bayly, Australian actress
1937 – Luiz Bueno, Brazilian racing driver
1938 Michael Pataki, Youngstown Ohio, actor (Get Christie Love)
Racing Driver A. J. FoytRacing Driver A. J. Foyt (1935) 1938 – Jô Soares, Brazilian author, musician and TV personality
1941 Christine Janes, tennis player
1941 – Richard Bohringer, Paris France, actor (Diva, I Married a Shadow)
1942 Barbara Lynn, US singer (You’ll Lose a Good Thing),
1942 – Bill Francis Mobile Al, rocker (Dr Hook)
1942 – Tony P Hall, (Rep-D-OH, 1979- )
1942 – William Francis, rocker
1942 – René Angélil, Canadian music executive
1943 Brian Ferneyhough, composer
1943 – Gavin Bryars, composer
1944 Chris de Marigny, painter/designer
1944 – Jim Stafford, Eloise Fla, singer (Spiders & Snakes, My Girl Bill)
1944 – Ronnie Milsap, Robbinsville NC, country singer (Legend in My Time)
1945 Kabir Bedi, actor (Thief of Baghdad, Terminal Entry)
1946 Michael L Coats, Capt USN/astr (STS 41-D, 29, 39), born in Sacramento, California
1947 Georgette Mosbacher, CEO (La Prairie cosmetics)
1947 – Juliet Berto, Grenoble France, actress (Le Sex Shop)
1947 – Magdalen Nabb, British author (d. 2007)
1947 – Harvey Proctor, British politician
1948 Anatoli Yakovlevich Solovyov, Riga, cosmonaut (TM-5,9,15,26, STS 71)
1948 – Christopher Moran, English financier/multi-millionaire
1948 – Cliff Thorburn, Victoria, BC, champion snooker player
Horror film director John CarpenterHorror film director John Carpenter (1948) 1948 – John Carpenter, Carthage NY, director (Halloween, The Thing)
1948 – Dalvanius Prime, New Zealand entertainer (d. 2002)
1948 – Ruth Reichl, American magazine editor
1949 Caroline Munro, Windsor, Berkshire, English actress, model (The Spy Who Loved Me, Maniac) [or 12/16]
1950 Debbie Allen, dancer/actress (3 Girls 3, Lydia-Fame), born in Houston, Texas
1950 – Jesse Dizon, Oceanside CA
1950 – Brian Castro, Australian author
1950 – Damo Suzuki, Japanese singer (Can)
1951 Richard Thompson, rocker (BT Express-Here Comes the Express)
1952 Lloyd Blaine Hammond Jr, Savannah Ga, Major USAF/astr (STS 39, 64)
1952 – Roberta Baskin, NY, correspondent (48 Hours)
1952 – King Fuad II of Egypt
1953 Robert Jay Mathews, American neo-Nazi (d. 1984)
1955 Jerry M Linenger, Mt Clemens Mich, PhD/Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 81/84)
1956 Wayne Daniel, cricketer (WI fast bowler 1976-84)
1956 – Jennifer Dale, Canadian actress
1956 – Martin Jol, Dutch football manager
1956 – Ivan Safronov, Russian journalist (d. 2007)
1958 Anatoli Boukreev, mountaineer
1958 – Lena Ek, Swedish politician
1959 Juanita Bynum, American televangelist
1959 – Sade, Nigerian-born singer
1961 Paul Raven, English musician (Killing Joke) (d. 2007)
1961 – Jill Sobule, American singer-songwriter
1962 Jan Koster, Dutch drummer (Sleeze Beez-Powertool)
1962 – Kevin Ross, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons, KC Chiefs)
1962 – Paul Webb, rocker (TalkTalk)
1962 – Joel Fitzgibbon, Australian Labor Party politician
1962 – Maxine Jones, Paterson, New Jersey, American R&B singer (En Vogue)
1963 James May, English television presenter
1964 Gail Graham, Vanderhoof BC, LPGA golfer (1995 Fieldcrest Cannon)
1964 – Mark Collins, NFL cornerback/safety (NY Giants, KC Chiefs, GB Packers)
1964 – Trevor Barsby, cricketer (Queensland opening batsman since 1984-85)
1966 Anthony Washington, Glasgow Montana, discus thrower (Olympics-4th-96)
1966 – Jack McDowell, Van Nuys CA, pitcher (NY Yankees, White Sox, Indians)
1967 Jeff Branson, Waynesboro Miss, infielder (Cin Reds)
1968 David Chokachi, actor (Baywatch)
1969 Chelan Kozak, Revelstoke BC, equestrian (Olympics-96)
1969 – Roy Jones, Pensacola Fla, Light-MW boxer (Olympic-silver-1988)
1970 Don MacLean, NBA forward (NJ Nets, Denver Nuggets)
1970 – Ron Villone, Englewood NJ, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
1970 – Garth Ennis, Irish comic book author
1971 Josh Evans, actor (Ricochett, The Doors)
1971 – Jukka-Pekka Nummi, WLAF cornerback (Scottish Claymores)
1971 – Junior Bryant, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers)
1971 – Michel Kreek, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
1971 – Scott Williams, Orange California, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
1971 – Sergei Bruguera, Spain, tennis star
1971 – Ulrich van Gobbel, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)
1972 Desiree Leipham, Spokane Wash, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-17th-1995)
1972 – Joe Horn, Tupelo, Mississippi, American NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
1972 – Lee McIntyre, Peak Hill Aust, golfer (T3 1995 NSW Trainee Champ)
1972 – Dameon Clarke, Canadian actor
1972 – Salah Hissou, Moroccan long-distance runner
1972 – Richard T. Jones, American actor
1972 – Greg Page, Australian musician and actor
1973 Josie Davis, actress (Sarah-Charles in Charge) [or Jun 19], born in Los Angeles, California
1973 – Mario Bates, NFL-running back (New Orleans Saints)
1973 – Willie Whitehead, CFL defensive end (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
Supermodel Kate MossSupermodel Kate Moss (1974) 1974 Kate Moss, English model (Calvin Klein), born in Croydon, England
1975 Greg Strause, American visual effects creator
1975 – Gillian Iliana Waters, American actress
1976 Trisha Stillwell, Miss USA-Oklahoma (1997, top 10)
1976 – Viktor Maslov, Russian racing driver
1977 Jeff Foster, American basketball player

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