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The following 7,519 famous people including celebrities were born in the month of January. A random sample was chosen for each day. Click the    after the name to explore the birth date info. You might also want to browse the filtered celebrity birthdays in January.

Zodiac signs for January are Capricorn and Aquarius . The modern birthstone for January is Garnet while the mystical gemstone (based on Tibetan origin) is Emerald.

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January 1

  • 1488
    Magnus I, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg (d. 1543)
  • 1511
    Henry, Duke of Cornwall (d. 1511)
  • 1684
    Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch scholar and author (d. 1748)
  • 1967
    Gorsha Sur, Russian ice dancer, coach, and choreographer  
  • 1969
    Morris Chestnut, American actor and producer  

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January 2

  • 1822
    Rudolf Clausius, Polish-German physicist and mathematician (d. 1888)
  • 1932
    Peter Redgrove, English poet, author, and playwright (d. 2003)  
  • 1933
    Keith Thomas, Welsh historian, author, and academic  
  • 1944
    Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian field marshal and politician; 1st Prime Minister of Cambodia  
  • 1961
    Hitoshi Saito, Japanese martial artist (d. 2015)  

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January 3

  • 1926
    George Martin, English composer, conductor, and producer  
  • 1952
    Jim Ross, American wrestler and sportscaster  
  • 1969
    Jarmo Lehtinen, Finnish race car driver  
  • 1975
    Danica McKellar, American actress, producer, screenwriter, and mathematician  
  • 1978
    Kimberley Locke, American singer-songwriter  

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January 4

  • 1924
    Sebastian Kappen, Indian priest and theologian (d. 1993)  
  • 1947
    Doc Neeson, Irish-Australian singer-songwriter (The Angels) (d. 2014)  
  • 1957
    Gurdas Maan, Indian singer-songwriter and actor  
  • 1986
    Younès Kaboul, French footballer  
  • 1987
    Nikolaj Misiuk, Lithuanian footballer  

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January 5

  • 1735
    Claude Martin, French-English general (d. 1800)
  • 1885
    Humbert Wolfe, Italian-English poet and civil servant (d. 1940)
  • 1944
    Louis Stewart, Irish guitarist  
  • 1968
    Joé Juneau, Canadian ice hockey player and engineer  
  • 1984
    Reinar Hallik, Estonian basketball player  

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January 6

  • 1933
    Leszek Drogosz, Polish boxer and actor (d. 2012)  
  • 1966
    A. R. Rahman, Indian singer-songwriter and producer  
  • 1966
    Sharon Cuneta, Filipino singer and actress  
  • 1967
    Kim Atienza, Filipino host  
  • 1982
    Tiffany Pollard, American actress  

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January 7

  • 1873
    Adolph Zukor, Hungarian-American film producer; co-founded Paramount Pictures (d. 1976)
  • 1935
    Ducky Schofield, American baseball player  
  • 1949
    Steven Williams, American actor  
  • 1988
    Robert Sheehan, Irish actor  
  • 1991
    Eden Hazard, Belgian footballer  

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January 8

  • 1812
    Sigismond Thalberg, Swiss pianist and composer (d. 1871)
  • 1922
    Abbey Simon, American pianist and academic  
  • 1952
    Mel Reynolds, American academic and politician  
  • 1981
    Carmen Schäfer, Swiss curler  
  • 1991
    Jorge Enríquez, Mexican footballer  

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January 9

  • 1879
    John B. Watson, American psychologist and academic (d. 1958)
  • 1928
    Palghat R. Raghu, Carnatic musician and percussionist  
  • 1929
    Dorothea Puente, American murderer (d. 2011)  
  • 1958
    Mehmet Ali Ağca, Turkish murderer  
  • 1971
    Yusuke Naora, Japanese art director and producer  

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January 10

  • 1921
    Rodger Ward, American race car driver (d. 2004)  
  • 1938
    Willie McCovey, American baseball player  
  • 1945
    Rod Stewart, English-Scottish singer-songwriter (The Jeff Beck Group, Faces, Shotgun Express, and The Steampacket)  
  • 1956
    Antonio Muñoz Molina, Spanish author  
  • 1984
    Marouane Chamakh, Moroccan footballer  

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January 11

  • 1395
    Michelle of Valois (d. 1422)
  • 1928
    Mitchell Ryan, American actor  
  • 1939
    Anne Heggtveit, Canadian skier  
  • 1962
    Chris Bryant, Welsh politician, Minister of State for Europe  
  • 1977
    Shamari Buchanan, American football player  

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January 12

  • 1723
    Samuel Langdon, American clergyman and educator (d. 1797)
  • 1822
    Étienne Lenoir, French engineer, designed the internal combustion engine (d. 1900)
  • 1984
    Scott Olsen, American baseball player  
  • 1988
    Chris Casement, Irish footballer  
  • 1993
    Aika Mitsui, Japanese singer  

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January 13

  • 1886
    Art Ross, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (d. 1964)
  • 1938
    Shivkumar Sharma, Indian santoor player and composer  
  • 1941
    Pasqual Maragall i Mira, Catalan academic and politician, 127th President of the Generalitat de Catalunya  
  • 1985
    Qi Hui, Chinese swimmer  
  • 1993
    Larry King, American murder victim (d. 2008)  

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January 14

  • 1699
    Jakob Adlung, German organist, historian, and theorist (d. 1762)
  • 1959
    Geoff Tate, German-American singer-songwriter (Queensrÿche)  
  • 1971
    Bert Konterman, Dutch footballer and manager  
  • 1975
    Georgina Cates, English actress  
  • 1980
    Cory Gibbs, American soccer player  

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January 15

  • 1913
    Lloyd Bridges, American actor, singer, and director (d. 1998)  
  • 1928
    W. R. Mitchell, English journalist and author (d. 2015)  
  • 1960
    Kelly Asbury, American actor and director  
  • 1976
    Doug Gottlieb, American basketball player and sportscaster  
  • 1987
    Greg Inglis, Australian rugby player  

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January 16

  • 1853
    Johnston Forbes-Robertson, English actor and manager (d. 1937)
  • 1886
    John Hamilton, American actor (d. 1958)
  • 1901
    Fulgencio Batista, Cuban colonel and politician, 9th President of Cuba (d. 1973)  
  • 1972
    Alen Peternac, Croatian footballer  
  • 1988
    Alex Gonzaga, Filipino actress, host, and writer  

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January 17

  • 1929
    Tan Boon Teik, Malaysian-Singaporean lawyer and politician, Attorney-General of Singapore (d. 2012)  
  • 1934
    Donald Cammell, Scottish-American director and screenwriter (d. 1996)  
  • 1937
    Alain Badiou, French philosopher and educator  
  • 1942
    Ulf Hoelscher, German violinist and educator  
  • 1961
    Maia Chiburdanidze, Georgian chess player  

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January 18

  • 1795
    Anna Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1865)
  • 1918
    Nicholas Oresko, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2013)  
  • 1946
    Henrique Rosa, Bissau-Guinean politician, President of Guinea-Bissau (d. 2013)  
  • 1973
    Guo Degang, Chinese actor  
  • 1988
    Anastasios Kissas, Greek footballer  

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January 19

  • 1974
    Dainius Adomaitis, Lithuanian basketball player and coach  
  • 1974
    Ian Laperrière, Canadian ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1977
    Nicole, Chilean singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1984
    Thomas Vanek, Austrian ice hockey player  
  • 1986
    Claudio Marchisio, Italian footballer  

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January 20

  • 1573
    Simon Marius, German astronomer and academic (d. 1624)
  • 1968
    Nick Anderson, American basketball player and sportscaster  
  • 1978
    Luciano Zauri, Italian footballer  
  • 1979
    Asaka Kubo, Japanese singer  
  • 1985
    Roxanne Barcelo, Filipino singer, actress and host  

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January 21

  • 1735
    Johann Gottfried Eckard, German pianist and composer (d. 1809)
  • 1906
    Igor Moiseyev, Russian dancer and choreographer (d. 2007)  
  • 1943
    Dimitris Poulikakos, Greek singer-songwriter and actor  
  • 1967
    Artashes Minasian, Armenian chess player  
  • 1987
    Maša Zec Peškirič, Slovenian tennis player  

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January 22

  • 1909
    Porfirio Rubirosa, Dominican race car driver, polo player, and diplomat (d. 1965)  
  • 1965
    Steven Adler, American drummer and songwriter  
  • 1971
    Jan Kaus, Estonian author and critic  
  • 1972
    Gonzalo Rodríguez, Uruguayan race car driver (d. 1999)  
  • 1993
    Tommy Knight, English actor  

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January 23

  • 1927
    Fred Williams, Australian painter (d. 1982)  
  • 1948
    David F. Ford, Irish theologian and academic  
  • 1952
    Omar Henry, South African cricketer  
  • 1973
    Epi Quizon, Filipino actor  
  • 1974
    Tiffani Thiessen, American actress, singer, and producer  

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January 24

  • 1444
    Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Italian husband of Bona of Savoy (d. 1476)
  • 1883
    Philip Schuster, American gymnast (d. 1926)
  • 1913
    Norman Dello Joio, American organist and composer (d. 2008)  
  • 1958
    Jools Holland, English singer-songwriter and pianist  
  • 1969
    Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Icelandic actor  

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January 25

  • 1736
    Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Italian-French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1813)
  • 1813
    J. Marion Sims, American gynecologist and physician (d. 1883)
  • 1974
    Attilio Nicodemo, Italian footballer  
  • 1978
    Jason Roberts, English footballer and sportscaster  
  • 1981
    Clara Morgane, French actress and singer  

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January 26

  • 1716
    George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville, English general and politician, Secretary of State for the Colonies (d. 1785)
  • 1722
    Alexander Carlyle, Scottish minister and author (d. 1805)
  • 1928
    Roger Vadim, French actor and director (d. 2000)  
  • 1935
    Bob Uecker, American baseball player and sportscaster  
  • 1953
    Lucinda Williams, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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January 27

  • 1850
    Edward Smith, English captain (d. 1912)
  • 1918
    Skitch Henderson, American pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 2005)  
  • 1931
    Mordecai Richler, Canadian author and screenwriter (d. 2001)  
  • 1943
    Julia Cumberlege, Baroness Cumberlege, English businesswoman and politician  
  • 1961
    Gillian Gilbert, English keyboard player and singer (New Order and The Other Two)  

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January 28

  • 1833
    Charles George Gordon, English general and politician (d. 1885)
  • 1886
    Hidetsugu Yagi, Japanese engineer and academic (d. 1976)
  • 1941
    King Tubby, Jamaican DJ, producer, and engineer (d. 1989)  
  • 1951
    Brian Bilbray, American politician  
  • 1977
    Takuma Sato, Japanese race car driver  

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January 29

  • 1860
    Anton Chekhov, Russian physician and author (d. 1904)
  • 1895
    Muna Lee, American poet and author (d. 1965)
  • 1913
    Daniel Taradash, American director and screenwriter (d. 2003)  
  • 1936
    James Jamerson, American bass player (The Funk Brothers) (d. 1983)  
  • 1980
    Ivan Klasnić, Croatian footballer  

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January 30

  • 1927
    Ahmed Abdul-Malik, American bassist and oud player (d. 1993)  
  • 1949
    Jaak Salumets, Estonian basketball player and coach  
  • 1960
    Tony O'Dell, American actor  
  • 1976
    Andy Milonakis, American actor and rapper (Three Loco)  
  • 1978
    John Patterson, American baseball player  

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January 31

  • 1884
    Nathaniel Moore, American golfer (d. 1910)
  • 1915
    Alan Lomax, American historian, author, and scholar (d. 2002)  
  • 1945
    Rynn Berry, American historian and author (d. 2014)  
  • 1946
    Sylvia Hitchcock, American model, Miss Universe 1967 (d. 2015)  
  • 1982
    Andreas Görlitz, German footballer  

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