Sunday, January 6, 2008

January 6- Today's Birthdays!

January 6, 1993 Elian Gonzalez, Cuban Celebrity
January 6, 1989 Baby lion-tailed macaques, at Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle
January 6, 1979 Tim Cahill, Australian Athlete
January 6, 1978 Steve Hartsell, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, pairs skater, & Danielle Hartsell
January 6, 1977 Amy Zappone, born in Wolcott, Connecticut, Miss America-Connecticut 1996
January 6, 1977 Stacey Gartrell, born in Sydney, Australia, swimmer 1996 Olympics
January 6, 1976 Agnieszka Zielinska, Miss Poland Universe 1997
January 6, 1976 Danny Pintauro, Milltown, New Jersey, actor, Jonathan-Who's the Boss
January 6, 1976 Jeremy Linn, U.S., 100m breaststroke, Olympics-silver/gold-96
January 6, 1976 Richard Zednik, Bystrica CZE, NHL forward, Team Slovakia, Wash
January 6, 1976 Colleen Haskell, American Celebrity
January 6, 1975 James Farrior, linebacker for the New York Jets
January 6, 1975 Laura Berg, born in Whittier, California, softball outfielder, 1996 Olympics gold
January 6, 1974 Juan Roque, tackle, Detroit Lions
January 6, 1974 Marcus Crandell, CFL quarterback for the Edmonton Eskimos
January 6, 1974 Paul Grant, NBA center, Minnesota Timberwolves
January 6, 1973 Sairaj Bahatule, cricketer, promising Bombay leg-spin all-rounder
January 6, 1972 Denis Montana, CFL receiver, Montreal Alouettes, Toronto Argonauts
January 6, 1972 Shae Marks, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, playmate, May, 1994
January 6, 1972 Willie Clark, NFL cornerback, San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles
January 6, 1972 Rebecca Romijn, American Actress
January 6, 1972 Thandie Newton, British Actress
January 6, 1971 Jed DeVries, NFL tackle for the Cleveland Browns
January 6, 1971 Mike Wells, NFL defensive end, Detroit Lions
January 6, 1971 Myron Baker, NFL linebacker for the Chicago Bears
January 6, 1971 Joey Lauren Adams, American Actress
January 6, 1970 Daniel Naulty, born in Los Angeles, California, pitcher for the Minnesota Twins
January 6, 1970 Gabrielle Reece, Trinidad, volleyball star/model, Extremists
January 6, 1970 Geert Brusselers, soccer player, NAC
January 6, 1970 John Gerak, NFL tight end/guide, Minnesota Vikings, St. Louis Rams
January 6, 1970 Keenan McCardell, NFL wide receiver, Cleveland Browns, Jaguars
January 6, 1970 Kerrin Petty, Townshend Vt, cross country skier 1994 Olympics
January 6, 1970 Rene Binken, soccer player, Volendam
January 6, 1970 Amy Jo Johnson, American Actress
January 6, 1970 Julie Chen, American Journalist
January 6, 1969 Alvin Morman, born in Rockingham, North Carolina, pitcher for the Houston Astros
January 6, 1969 Florence Descampe, born in Brussels, Belgium, LPGA golfer, 1992 McCall
January 6, 1969 Jason Childs, NFL tackle, Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers
January 6, 1969 Nick A'Hern, Australian 20k walker, Olympics-22-92, 96
January 6, 1968 Jerry Crafts, NFL/WLAF tackle, Philadelphia Eagles, Amsterdam Admirals
January 6, 1968 John Singleton, director and screenwriter, Boyz in the Hood
January 6, 1968 Vlastimil Plavucha, Banska Bystrica CZ, hockey forward, Team Slovakia
January 6, 1967 David Belcher, Australian rower 1996 Olympics
January 6, 1967 Larry Donald, born in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. boxer 1992 Olympics
January 6, 1967 Peter Loran, born in Teaneck, New Jersey, rock vocalist, Trixter-Give It To Me Good
January 6, 1966 Bob Kratch, NFL guard for the New England Patriots
January 6, 1966 Donnell Woolford, NFL cornerback, Pittsburgh Steelers, Chicago Bears
January 6, 1966 Shahid Saeed, cricketer, Pakistani batsman in Test vs. India 1989
January 6, 1965 Christine Wachtel, E German running star, world indoor record 800m
January 6, 1965 Jose Dejesus, U.S. baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals
January 6, 1965 Lindsay H Burns, Big Timber Mont, rower, 1996 Olympics silver
January 6, 1965 Tim McDonald, NFL player for the San Francisco 49ers
January 6, 1965 Bjorn Lomborg, Danish Scientist
January 6, 1964 Charles Haley, NFL defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys
January 6, 1964 Mark O'Toole, bassist/drummer, Frankie Goes to Hollywood-Relax
January 6, 1964 Matthew Sweet, American Musician
January 6, 1963 Norm Charlton, born in Fort Polk, Louisiana, pitcher for the Seattle Mariners
January 6, 1963 Paul Brindley, English pop bassist, Sundays, Can't Be Sure
January 6, 1963 Philippe Perrin, Meknes Morocco, Lt Col FAF/astronaut
January 6, 1962 Philip Brown, Birmingham Engl, 4x400m runner 1984 Olympics silver
January 6, 1962 Sean Landeta, NFL place kicker for the New York Giants
January 6, 1961 Dirk de Vries, Dutch pop bassist, Kong-Slauerhoff
January 6, 1961 Howie Long, former NFL tackle/actor/broadcaster, Broken Arrow
January 6, 1961 Paul Azinger, golfer
January 6, 1960 Paul William Azinger, Holyoke, Massachusetts, PGA golfer, 1987 Phoenix Open
January 6, 1960 Andrea Thompson, American Actress
January 6, 1960 Nigella Lawson, British Journalist
January 6, 1959 John Singleton, born in Los Angeles, California, director, Boyz n The Hood
January 6, 1959 Kapil Dev, cricketer, India's finest all-rounder 1978-94, Cup-1982
January 6, 1959 Kathy Sledge, Philadelphia, vocalist, Sister Sledge-We are Family
January 6, 1959 Nancy Rubin Sharff, New Kensington, LPGA golfer, 1991 Jamie Farr-9th
January 6, 1959 Brian Higgins, American Politician
January 6, 1958 Nick Park, British Director
January 6, 1958 Xander Berkeley, American Actor
January 6, 1957 C Michael Foale, Louth England, astronaut, STS 45, 56, 63, 84/86
January 6, 1957 Nancy Lopez Knight, Torrance California, pro golfer, 1981 Dinah Shore
January 6, 1957 Andrew Cuomo, American Politician
January 6, 1956 Rowan Atkinson, England, comedian/actor, Mr Bean, Blackadder
January 6, 1954 Anthony Minghella, director, English Patient
January 6, 1954 Norbert Hahn, German DR, 2 man luge, Olympics gold 1976, 80
January 6, 1953 Malcolm Young, born in Glasgow, Scotland, guitarist, AC/DC-Highway to Hell
January 6, 1953 Geoff Hoon, British Politician
January 6, 1952 Armelia McQueen, North Carolina, Brooklyn Conservatory, actress
January 6, 1952 Grant Goodeve, New Haven Conn, actor, David-8 is Enough, Dynasty
January 6, 1952 Michael Cunningham, American Writer
January 6, 1951 Kim Wilson, rocker, Fabulous Thunderbirds
January 6, 1950 Louis Freeh, American Lawyer
January 6, 1949 Michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner 1972 Olympics bronze
January 6, 1949 Richard Horowitz, composer
January 6, 1949 Les Moonves, American Businessman
January 6, 1949 Joseph C. Wilson, American Public Servant
January 6, 1948 Dayle Hadlee, cricketer, brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's
January 6, 1948 Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista, Virginia, Lt Col USAF/astro, STS 27, STS 35
January 6, 1948 Robert E [Bob] Wise, Jr., Rep-D-WV, 1983-
January 6, 1948 Bob Wise, American Politician
January 6, 1947 Ian Millar, Halifax NS, dressage rider, World Cup 1988, 89, Oly-96
January 6, 1946 Harold Jackson, Hattiesburg, MS, NFL wide receiver, LA, New Engl
January 6, 1946 Roger Keith, Syd, Barrett, lead guitarist, Pink Floyd-Brick in Wall
January 6, 1946 Syd Barrett, Cambridge England, rocker, Pink Floyd-Wall
January 6, 1946 Lloyd Doggett, American Politician
January 6, 1945 Barry Holstein Lopez, U.S. author, Of Wolves and Men
January 6, 1945 Barry John, Welsh international rugby player
January 6, 1945 Pepe Le Pew, cartoon skunk, Au Dorable Kitty
January 6, 1945 Barry Lopez, American Author
January 6, 1945 Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazilian Politician
January 6, 1944 Bonnie Franklin, Santa Monica Cal, TV actress, Ann-1 Day at a Time
January 6, 1944 Henry Kravis, author, The Money Machine
January 6, 1944 Robert Landers, Tarrant County, Texas, PGA golfer, Ft. Worth-1976, 78, 80
January 6, 1944 Van McCoy, U.S. soul singer and songwriter, Hey Mr. DJ, Hustle
January 6, 1943 Osvaldo Soriano, writer
January 6, 1943 Paul James Nunn, mountaineer
January 6, 1943 Terry Venables, British soccer player/manager
January 6, 1942 Barbara Lynn Alexander, producer
January 6, 1941 Sandy Denny, country singer, Fairport Convention-If You Gotta Go
January 6, 1941 Bruce Nauman, American Artist
January 6, 1940 Ed Zschau, Rep-R-CA, 1983-
January 6, 1940 John Warnock, American Scientist
January 6, 1940 Johnny Giles, Irish Soldier
January 6, 1939 Murray Rose, Scottish Athlete
January 6, 1937 Doris Troy, [Payne], U.S. soul singer and songwriter, Just One Kiss
January 6, 1937 Lou Holtz, U.S., football coach, New Jersey Jets
January 6, 1937 Fritz Scholder, American Artist
January 6, 1936 Julio Maria Sanguinetti Cairolo, president of Uruguay, 1985-90, 95-
January 6, 1935 Ian Meckiff, cricketer, Austr quick 57-63, "threw"? his career away
January 6, 1935 Nino Tempo, Niagara Falls, New York, rock vocalist, Deep Purple
January 6, 1935 Paul Wilson, U.S. R&B-singer, Flamingos-Lovers Never Say Goodbye
January 6, 1935 Robert Crandall, American Businessman
January 6, 1934 Bobby Lord, Sanford, Florida, country singer, Ozark Jubilee
January 6, 1933 Capucine, [Germaine Lefebvre], Toulon France, actress, Pink Panther
January 6, 1932 Sacha Distel, French singer
January 6, 1931 E[dgar] L[aurence] Doctorow, New York City, novelist, World's Fair
January 6, 1931 Gerard van Muiden, Dutch MP, CDA
January 6, 1931 Graeme Hole, cricketer, Australian batsman of the fifties
January 6, 1931 E. L. Doctorow, American Author
January 6, 1931 Riccardo Giacconi, American Scientist
January 6, 1930 Denis Pitts, journalist
January 6, 1930 Vic Tayback, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Mel-Alice, Khan, Portrait of a Stripper
January 6, 1930 Mark McCormack, American Businessman
January 6, 1929 Wilbert Harrison, R and B singer, Kansas City
January 6, 1929 George Carman, English Lawyer
January 6, 1926 Zig Ziglar, American Author
January 6, 1926 Frank Carson, Irish Comedian
January 6, 1925 John DeLorean, former automaker, DeLorean
January 6, 1925 John DeLorean, American Businessman
January 6, 1924 Earl Scruggs, North Carolina, bluegrass musician, & Flat-Ballad of Jed Clampett
January 6, 1923 Leah Chase, master chef, in the creole tradition
January 6, 1922 Finn Einar Mortensen, composer
January 6, 1921 Cary Middlecoff, golfer, 1956 Vardon Trophy, 1955 Byron Nelson Award
January 6, 1921 Lou Harris, pollster, Lou Harris Poll
January 6, 1920 Earl Kim, composer
January 6, 1920 Early Wynn, Hartford Ala, baseball Hall of famer, pitcher
January 6, 1920 Sun Myung Moon, evangelist, Unification Church-Moonies
January 6, 1920 John Maynard Smith, English Scientist
January 6, 1920 George Porter, English Scientist
January 6, 1919 Sylvia Syms, U.S. singer, Hello Dolly, Dream Girl, Them There Eyes
January 6, 1919 Paul de Man, Belgian Critic
January 6, 1918 Buddy Weed, Ossining, New York, pianist, Penthouse Party
January 6, 1918 Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director, Ciske the Rat
January 6, 1918 Abraham Robinson, German Mathematician
January 6, 1918 Henry M. Morris, American Celebrity
January 6, 1917 Guillermo Rosario, Dutch Antilles, writer, E rais ku no ke muri
January 6, 1916 Philip Bezanson, composer
January 6, 1915 Alan Watts, Kent England, writer, Book on the Taboo
January 6, 1915 Don Edwards, Rep-D-CA, 1963-
January 6, 1915 John Lilly, American Scientist
January 6, 1914 Arnold Richardson, composer
January 6, 1914 Danny Thomas, born in Deerfield, Michigan, comedian, Danny Thomas Show
January 6, 1914 David Bruce, born in Kankakee, Illinois, actor, Harry-Beulah
January 6, 1913 Edward Gierek, party leader, Polish CP
January 6, 1913 Loretta Young, born in Salt Lake City, Utah, actr, Farmer's Daughter, Stranger
January 6, 1913 Tom Brown, New York City, actor, Ed-Gunsmoke, Lt Rovacs-Mr Lucky
January 6, 1912 Jacques Cesar Ellul, writer
January 6, 1911 Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile, 1964-70
January 6, 1911 Joey Adams, born in Brooklyn, New York, comedian/actor/columnist, ABC's Back That Fact
January 6, 1911 Nikolai Afanasyevich Kryuchkov, actor, Telegram, Town People
January 6, 1911 Yannis Andreou Papaioannou, composer
January 6, 1910 Wright Morris, U.S. writer
January 6, 1910 Barbara Castle, British Politician
January 6, 1909 Johannes H Moesman, Dutch surrealist painter, Rumor
January 6, 1909 Keith Davis, voice tutor/author
January 6, 1908 Menahem Avidom, composer
January 6, 1906 Benedict Vilakazi, South Africa, poet/educator, Zulu-English Dictionary
January 6, 1906 Jaap Wagemaker, [Adrian B], Dutch sculptor
January 6, 1905 Eric Frank Russell, UK, sci-fi author, Hugo, Deep Space, Dark Tides
January 6, 1903 Boris Blacher, Newchwang China, German composer, Orchester-Ornament
January 6, 1903 Francis L Sullivan, born in London, England, actor, Missing Rembrandt
January 6, 1903 Maurice Abravanel, Saloniki Greece, conductor/composer
January 6, 1903 Stanley Smith, born in Kansas City, Missouri, actor, Honey, King of Jazz, Soup to Nuts
January 6, 1903 Carl Rakosi, German Poet
January 6, 1902 Mark Brunswick, composer
January 6, 1902 Sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer
January 6, 1902 Elizabeth Gray Vining, American Writer
January 6, 1901 Patrick Aherne, England, actor, Bwana Devil, Botany Bay, Q Planes
January 6, 1901 Tomas Gudmundsson, Iceland, poet
January 6, 1900 Pierre-Octave Ferroud, French composer, Sarabande, Jeunesse
January 6, 1899 Phyllis Haver, Douglas, Kansas, silent screen actress, What Price Glory
January 6, 1898 Jan Filip Boon, Flemish author/editor, De Standaard 1929-39
January 6, 1897 Billy Greene, actor, Burton-One Man's Family
January 6, 1897 Peter Veres, literary/Hungarian minister of defense
January 6, 1896 Abram N Pritzker, U.S. businessman, Hyatt Hotels, McCall's magazine
January 6, 1896 Freerk Siemon Wolters, notary/resistance fighter
January 6, 1893 Sylvia Townsend Warner, English Novelist
January 6, 1892 Ludwig Berger, writer
January 6, 1891 Ted McDonald, cricketer, great Australian quick of 20's
January 6, 1889 Alan M Bateman, Canadian geologist, Yale professor
January 6, 1883 Kahlil Gibran, born in Lebanon, mystic poet, The Prophet, Broken Wings
January 6, 1882 Samuel Rayburn, Tennessee, Rep-D-Tx, speaker of the House, 1940-57
January 6, 1882 Sam Rayburn, American Politician
January 6, 1880 Tom Mix, Mix Run, Pennsylvania, silent screen cowboy actor, Dick Turpin
January 6, 1880 Yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer
January 6, 1878 Carl Sandburg, U.S., poet/biographer of Lincoln, The People, Yes
January 6, 1878 Carl Sandberg, American Poet
January 6, 1873 Karl Straube, German organist/conductor
January 6, 1872 Alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer, Prometheus
January 6, 1872 Alexander Scriabin, Russian Composer
January 6, 1868 Vittorio Monti, composer
January 6, 1867 Georges Martin Witkowski, composer
January 6, 1864 Ban Johnson, Norwalk, Connecticut, baseball founder, American League
January 6, 1864 William S. Hart, American Actor
January 6, 1861 Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer
January 6, 1859 Samuel Alexander, English philosopher, Moral order and progress
January 6, 1856 Giuseppe Martucci, composer
January 6, 1850 Eduard "Ede" Bernstein, German marxist, New Era
January 6, 1850 Franz Xaver Scharwenka, German pianist/composer, Mataswintha
January 6, 1842 Clarence King, mining engineer, geologist
January 6, 1841 Nelson W. Aldrich, American Politician
January 6, 1838 Max Bruch, Koln, Cologne, Germany, composer
January 6, 1835 Martin Kahler, Germany, theologist
January 6, 1832 Gustave Dore, Strasbourg Fr, illustrator, Inferno, Ancient Mariner
January 6, 1829 Kanagaki Robun [Bunzo Nozaki], Japanese humorist/gesaku-author
January 6, 1827 John Calvin Brown, Major General Confederate Army, died in 1889
January 6, 1827 John Wesley Frazer, Brig General Confederate Army, die in 1906
January 6, 1826 Herman Grimm, Germany, writer/novelist, Ralph Waldo Emerson
January 6, 1823 Max Muller, German Educator
January 6, 1823 Max Mueller, German Writer
January 6, 1822 Heinrich Schliemann, German polyglot/archeologist, Troje
January 6, 1811 Charles Sumner, leading Reconstruction senator, died in 1874
January 6, 1807 Joseph Holt, Bvt Major General Union Army, died in 1894
January 6, 1807 Ludwig Erk, composer
January 6, 1803 Henri Herz, composer
January 6, 1803 Susanna Moodie, British Author
January 6, 1802 Ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romania, author/novelist/writer, Gramatica
January 6, 1800 Willem A. Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Dutch politician
January 6, 1799 Jedediah Strong Smith, U.S. fur trader/explorer
January 6, 1798 Ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer
January 6, 1794 Kaspar Masek, composer
January 6, 1791 Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer
January 6, 1788 Richard Harris Barham, English Comedian
January 6, 1776 Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel
January 6, 1762 Nathaniel Smith, American Politician
January 6, 1745 Jacques Montgolfier, France, aeronaut, 1st pioneer balloonist
January 6, 1745 James Montgolfier, France, aeronaut, 1st pioneer balloonist
January 6, 1732 Matija A. Reljkovic, Croatia, writer, Satir iliti divji covic
January 6, 1728 Charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer
January 6, 1728 Domingos dos Reis Quita, Portuguese playwright and poet
January 6, 1702 Jose Melchior de Nebra Blascu, composer
January 6, 1695 Giuseppe Sammartini, composer
January 6, 1692 Rynoldus Popma van Oevering, composer
January 6, 1683 Francois de La Croix, composer
January 6, 1602 Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader
January 6, 1587 Gaspar de Guzman, Count of Olivares, Premier of Spain, 1621-43
January 6, 1585 Claude Favre baron de Perouges seigneur de Vaugelas, French grammarian
January 6, 1488 Helius Eobanus Hessus, German poet, Silvae
January 6, 1486 Martin Agricola, [M Sore], German composer/cantor
January 6, 1412 Joan of Arc, Domremy, martyr
January 6, 1367 Richard II, Bordeaux, France, king of England, 1377-99

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