Tuesday, January 8, 2008

January 8 Birthdays!

January 8, 1985 Jack Osbourne, English Celebrity
January 8, 1982 Gaby Hoffman, actress, Field of Dreams, Uncle Buck, Now and Then
January 8, 1982 Lynndie England, American soldier accused in humilating Iraqi prisoners
January 8, 1980 Rachel Nichols, American Actress, star of Alias
January 8, 1980 Nick Cannon, American Musician
January 8, 1979 Sarah Polley, actress, Sweet Hereafter
January 8, 1979 Sequoyah, chimpanzee, son of Washoe
January 8, 1979 Kristanna Loken, American Actress
January 8, 1978 Petra Minarova, Miss Czech Republic Universe 1997
January 8, 1978 Ian Somerhalder, American Actor
January 8, 1977 Pearl Amoah, Miss Universe-Ghana 1996
January 8, 1977 Ryan Frances, actor, Trevor-Sisters
January 8, 1977 Amber Benson, American Actress
January 8, 1977 Elsa Benitez, Mexican Model
January 8, 1976 Brad Snyder, Ontario, shot putter 1996 Olympics
January 8, 1976 Raffaëla Anderson A French porn star who appears in "mainstream" films
January 8, 1975 Jenny Lewis, born in Las Vegas, Nevada, actress, Becky-Life With Lucy
January 8, 1975 Star Behl, Miss Delaware USA 1996
January 8, 1975 Vitali Yachmenev, Chelyabinsk Rus, NHL right wing for the Los Angeles Kings
January 8, 1975 Tara Reid, American Actress
January 8, 1974 Arjan Blaauw, Dutch soccer player, FC Groningen
January 8, 1974 Brian Roberson, wide receiver for the New York Giants
January 8, 1974 Catherine Count, Adult Film Actress
January 8, 1974 Martin Henderson, New Zealander Actor
January 8, 1973 Sean Paul, Jamaican Musician
January 8, 1972 Brandie Burton, San Bernardino California, LPGA golfer, 1993 du Maurier Ltd
January 8, 1972 Faith Lavette star of Ponygirls
January 8, 1972 Devlin Murphy, born in Honolulu, Hawaii, canoe alternate for 1996 Olympics
January 8, 1971 Billy Joe Hobert, NFL quarterback for the Oakland Raiders
January 8, 1971 Branislav Janos, hockey forward, Team Slovakia 1998
January 8, 1971 Brenda Lee Armstrong, Albert Lea, Minnesota, Miss Minn-America 1991
January 8, 1971 Brook Mahealani Lee, Miss Universe/Miss USA, 1997-Hawaii
January 8, 1971 Darren Langdon, Deere Lake, NHL left wing for the New York Rangers
January 8, 1971 Jason Giambi, West Covina California, infielder for the Oakland A's
January 8, 1971 Roosevelt Potts, NFL running back for the Indianapolis Colts
January 8, 1971 Stephane Barin, hockey forward, Team France 1998
January 8, 1970 Melissa Hill, adult film star
January 8, 1970 Jon Klemm, Calgary, NHL defenseman for the Colorado Avalanche
January 8, 1970 Dave Eggers, American Writer
January 8, 1969 Brian Boehringer, born in St. Louis, Missouri, pitcher, New York Yankees
January 8, 1969 R Kelly, singer, I Wish I Could Fly
January 8, 1968 Alexander Alexeev, NHL defenseman, Belarus, 1998 Olympics
January 8, 1968 Ami Dolenz, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, General Hospital, Can't Buy Me Love
January 8, 1968 Brian Johnson, born in Oakland California, catcher for the San Diego Padres
January 8, 1968 Mark Duane Croghan, born in Akron, Ohio, 3k steeplechase, Olympics-5th-96
January 8, 1968 Paul Carey, U.S. baseball infielder for the Baltimore Orioles
January 8, 1968 Emily Procter, American Actress
January 8, 1967 Payton Leigh, adult film star, Milf, star of Mini Van Moms and Mother Load
January 8, 1967 Hollis Conway, born in Chicago, Illinois, high jumper, Olympics-silv/bronze-88, 92
January 8, 1967 Kent Jones, Portales, New Mexico, golfer, NM State Amateur-1990-91
January 8, 1967 Roger Rowland, born in Jacksonville, Florida, Nike golfer, 1990 Macon Open-2nd
January 8, 1967 Willie Anderson, U.S., NBA guard, New York Knicks, Olympic-bronze-1988
January 8, 1967 Courtney Thorne Smith, American Actress
January 8, 1966 Darryl Hall, CFL linebacker for the Calgary Stampeders
January 8, 1966 Loretta Lee, [Lee Lai Chan], China, actress, Happy Ghost
January 8, 1966 Gordon Ramsay, Scottish Celebrity
January 8, 1965 Champaka Ramanayake, cricketer, Sri Lankan opening bowler
January 8, 1965 Eric Wohlberg, Sudbury Ontario, cyclist 1996 Olympics
January 8, 1965 Maria Pitillo, Matwah, New Jersey, actress, Ryan's Hope
January 8, 1965 Michelle Forbes, actress, Julianna Cox-Homicide
January 8, 1964 Virgil Hill, Missouri, middleweight boxer 1984 Olympics silver
January 8, 1964 Ian Hart, English Actor
January 8, 1963 Hiromi Kobayashi, Fukushima Japan, LPGA golfer, 1993 JAL Big Apple
January 8, 1961 Shoaib Mohammad, cricketer, son of Hanif Patient and prolific batsman
January 8, 1960 Jolanda Egger, Luzean Switz, playmate, June, 1983
January 8, 1959 Michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer
January 8, 1957 Amanda Burton, Irish Actress
January 8, 1956 Richard Curtis, New Zealander Writer
January 8, 1955 Mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist, Loverboy
January 8, 1955 Darrell Hammond, American Comedian
January 8, 1954 Louis de Bernieres, British Novelist
January 8, 1954 Kazuo Ishiguro, Japanese Author
January 8, 1954 Catherine Crier, American Journalist
January 8, 1953 Bruce Sutter, pitcher, Cubs, Cards, Braves
January 8, 1953 Tom Barrett, American Politician
January 8, 1952 Lauri Walters, born in San Francisco, California, actress, 8 is Enough, Harrad Experiment
January 8, 1952 Norm Jarvis, Prince Albert Sask, golfer, 1984 Chilliwack
January 8, 1952 Charles F. Bass, American Politician
January 8, 1952 Charles Foster Bass, American Politician
January 8, 1951 Gerard Leman, Belgian general
January 8, 1951 John McTiernan, born in Albany, New York, actor, Predator, Die Hard, Medicine Man
January 8, 1951 Paul Dresher, composer
January 8, 1949 Lawrence Rowe, cricketer, prolific WI batsman, 302 vs. Eng 1974
January 8, 1949 Robert Sternberg, American Educator
January 8, 1948 Gillies Mackinnon, director, Playboys
January 8, 1948 Mel Pritchard, rocker
January 8, 1948 Paul King, rocker, Blue Oyster Cult
January 8, 1948 Max Burns, American Politician
January 8, 1947 David Bowie, London, singer and actor, Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust
January 8, 1947 Igor Ivanov, Leningrad, Canadian chess champion, 1981-84, 1985-
January 8, 1947 Terry Sylvester, rocker, Hollies-You are the Air that I Breathe
January 8, 1947 Samuel Schmid, Swiss Politician
January 8, 1947 Thomas R. Cech, American Scientist
January 8, 1946 Elaine Cheris, Dotham Al, fencer-epee 1996 Olympics
January 8, 1946 Kathleen Noone, actress, All My Children, Party of 5, Knots Landing
January 8, 1946 Robbie Kreiger, born in Los Angeles, California, guitarist, Doors-Come on Baby Light My Fire
January 8, 1946 Tod Brannan, VP, Logos Network Corp
January 8, 1946 Dennis Kucinich, American Politician
January 8, 1946 John T. Walton, American Businessman
January 8, 1945 John Peters, rock drummer, Harpers Bizarre
January 8, 1945 Terry Sylvester, rocker, Hollies
January 8, 1945 Dennis Moore, American Politician
January 8, 1944 Terry Brooks, U.S., sci-fi author, Sword of Shannara
January 8, 1943 Lee Jackson, rocker, Nice
January 8, 1943 Marcus Hutson, rock vocalist, Whispers
January 8, 1943 R. L. Stine, American Writer
January 8, 1942 John Peterson, rocker
January 8, 1942 Stephen Hawking, English physicist, Black Holes and Baby Universes
January 8, 1942 Vyacheslav Dmitriyevich Zudov, U.S.S.R., cosmonaut, Soyuz 23
January 8, 1942 Bob Taft, American Politician
January 8, 1942 Junichiro Koizumi, Japanese Statesman
January 8, 1941 Graham Chapman, England, comedian, Monty Python's Flying Circus
January 8, 1941 Robby Krieger, rocker, Doors
January 8, 1941 Boris Vallejo, Peruvian Artist
January 8, 1940 Anthony Gaurdine, Little Anthony and Imperials-Goin Out of My Head
January 8, 1940 Cristy Lane, U.S., country/gospel singer
January 8, 1940 Little Anthony [Gourdine], rocker, & Imperials
January 8, 1939 Yvette Mimieux, Hollywood Cal, actr, Time Machine, Where the Boys Are
January 8, 1938 Bob Eubanks, born in Flint, Michigan, TV host, Newlywed Game
January 8, 1938 John Agyekum Kufuor, Ghanaian Statesman
January 8, 1937 Robert Moran, composer
January 8, 1937 Shirley Bassey, Cardiff Wales, singer, Goldfinger, Moonraker
January 8, 1936 Ferdinand Hartzenberg, South African minister of Education, 1979-82
January 8, 1935 Nolan Miller, Burkburnett, Texas, fashion designer, Dynasty, Love Boat
January 8, 1935 Elvis Presley, born in Tupelo, Mississippi, singer, Blue Suede Shoes, Hounddog
January 8, 1934 Jacques Anquetil, France, Tour de France bicycle racer, 5-time winner
January 8, 1934 Michael Grierson Jarrett, archaeologist
January 8, 1934 Piet Dankert, Dutch politician, PvdA
January 8, 1934 Roy Kinnear, Lancashire England, actor, TW3, Help!, The 3 Musketeers
January 8, 1934 Alexandra Ripley, American Writer
January 8, 1933 Charles Osgood, born in New York City, news anchor, CBS Weekend News
January 8, 1933 Jean-Marie Straub, France, director, Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach
January 8, 1931 Bill Graham, Germany, rock promoter, Fillmore
January 8, 1931 May Wynn, [Donna Lee Hickey], New York City, actress, Caine Mutiny, Noah's Ark
January 8, 1930 Doreen Wilber, U.S., archer, Olympics gold 1972
January 8, 1930 Faith Ringgold, American Artist
January 8, 1929 Gerry Spence, American Lawyer
January 8, 1929 Bobby Bowden, American Coach
January 8, 1928 Sander Vanocur, born in Cleveland, Ohio, news anchor, NBC Weekend News
January 8, 1928 M. Russell Ballard, American Clergyman
January 8, 1927 Jim Elliot, American Clergyman
January 8, 1926 Evelyn Lear, [Shulman], born in Brooklyn, New York, soprano
January 8, 1926 Jani Christou, composer
January 8, 1926 Soupy Sales, [Milton Hines], North Carolina, comedian, Soupy Sales Show
January 8, 1925 James Saunders, English chemist/playwright, Ark
January 8, 1924 Antai Ribari, composer
January 8, 1924 Benjamin Lees, [Lysniansky], Harbin Manchuria, composer
January 8, 1924 Robert Starer, Vienna Austria, composer
January 8, 1924 Ron Moody, born in London, England, actor, 12 Chairs, Wrong is Right
January 8, 1923 Giorgio Tozzi, born in Chicago, Illinois, basso
January 8, 1923 Iva Michiels, [Rik Ceuppens], Flemish writer, Ksiega Alfa
January 8, 1923 Johnny Wardle, cricketer, Yorkshire and England left-arm bowler of 50's
January 8, 1923 Joseph Wiezenbaum, artificial intelligence pioneer
January 8, 1923 Larry Storch, New York City, comedian, F Troop, Larry Storch Show
January 8, 1923 Joseph Weizenbaum, American Educator
January 8, 1923 Jack Kilby, American Scientist
January 8, 1922 Abbey Simon, New York City, pianist
January 8, 1920 Hendrikus J Wittebold, civil servant/resistance fighter
January 8, 1917 Peter Taylor, U.S. writer
January 8, 1917 Stanley Prager, New York City, comedian, College Bowl
January 8, 1917 Walter Lord, American Author
January 8, 1917 Rodney Robert Porter, British Scientist
January 8, 1914 Charles Borromeo Mills, composer
January 8, 1914 William Allen Egan, American Politician
January 8, 1913 Horace Smith, cricketer, NZ, only Test wkt off his 1st ball, Paynter,
January 8, 1912 Rudolf G Escher, Dutch composer, True Face of Peace
January 8, 1911 Andrej Ocenas, composer
January 8, 1911 Butterfly McQueen, [Thelma], born in Tampa, Florida, actress, Gone With the Wind
January 8, 1911 Lee J. Cobb, American Actor
January 8, 1910 Richard Cromwell, [LeRoy Melvin Radabaugh], born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Jezebel
January 8, 1910 Gus Hall, American Businessman
January 8, 1909 Bruce Mitchell, cricketer, South African bat, their top run-scorer, 3471,
January 8, 1909 Jose Ferrer, Santurce PR, oscar winning actor, Cyrano de Bergerac
January 8, 1908 , Fearless, Mary Nadia Wadia, actress
January 8, 1908 William Hartnell, born in London, England, actor, Agitator, Jackpot
January 8, 1907 Lord Caradon, British Diplomat
January 8, 1906 Jacob C van Marken, Dutch peanut butter maker, Calve-Delft
January 8, 1906 Jan A H J S Bruins Slot, Dutch founder illegal Trouw/MP, ARP
January 8, 1906 Serge Poliakoff, Russian/French painter/guitarist
January 8, 1905 Carl Gustav Hempel, German Logical Positivist philosopher
January 8, 1905 Giacinto Scelsi, composer
January 8, 1904 Peter Arno, New York City, cartoonist, New Yorker
January 8, 1904 Cedric Belfrage, American Sociologist
January 8, 1903 Gene Roth, [Eugene Stutenroth], South Dakota, actor, She Demons, Spider
January 8, 1902 Alexander Gray, Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, actor, This is Music
January 8, 1902 Carl R[ansom] Rogers, U.S., psychologist, Client-Centered Therapy
January 8, 1902 Georgy M Malenkov, Stalin's successor as head of CPSU, PM, 1953-55
January 8, 1902 Gret Palucca, German dancer/choreography, Silent Song
January 8, 1902 Carl Rogers, American Psychologist
January 8, 1901 Edmond Vandercammen, French/Belgian writer, L'amour responsable
January 8, 1901 Mark Oliphant, Australian Scientist
January 8, 1900 Queen Marie, of Yugoslavia
January 8, 1899 Solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon, 1956-59
January 8, 1896 Jaromir Weinberger, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer, Bird's Opera
January 8, 1896 Manuel Rojas Sepulveda, Chile, writer, Men of the South
January 8, 1892 Werner Wehrli, composer
January 8, 1891 Bronislava Nijinska, ballet choreographer
January 8, 1891 Storm Jameson, English novelist, The Green Man, Cousin Honore
January 8, 1891 Walter Bothe, Germany, subatomic particle physicist, Nobel 1954
January 8, 1891 Ellen Wilkinson, English Politician
January 8, 1891 Walther Bothe, German Physicist
January 8, 1890 Sandor Rado, Hungarian/US psycho analyst
January 8, 1889 Paul Hartmann, Furth Germany, actor, Haunted Castle
January 8, 1889 Hervey Allen, American Author
January 8, 1888 Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor, Coquette, Deluge
January 8, 1888 Richard Courant, German/U.S. mathematician, What is mathematics?
January 8, 1886 Noble Drew Ali, [Timothy Drew], North Carolina, prophet, Moorish Science Temple
January 8, 1885 John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM, Labor, 1941-45
January 8, 1885 A. J. Muste, American Activist
January 8, 1883 Josue Teofilo Wilkes, composer
January 8, 1873 Lucien Capet, composer
January 8, 1870 Miguel Primo de Rivera Orbaneja, dictator of Spain, 1923-30
January 8, 1869 Joseph Franklin Rutherford, American Clergyman
January 8, 1868 Frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity
January 8, 1867 Emily Green Balch, U.S., sociologist/feminist/pacifist, Nobel 1946
January 8, 1864 Camille Claudel, French Artist
January 8, 1863 Paul Scheerbart, [Bruno Kufer], German writer, The Seasnake
January 8, 1862 Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder, Doubleday and Co
January 8, 1860 Nancy Jones, U.S. black missionary in Africa
January 8, 1855 Edgar Saltus, American Writer
January 8, 1851 Gerard Leman, Belgian count/general
January 8, 1846 Albert Cahen, composer
January 8, 1846 William Wallace Gilchrist, composer
January 8, 1846 William Robertson Smith, Scottish Scientist
January 8, 1836 Fannie M Jackson, pioneer and educator, 1st U.S. Black woman college grad
January 8, 1836 Lawrence Alma Tadema, Dutch/British painter/husband of Laura Epps
January 8, 1835 Henry James Byron, English Dramatist
January 8, 1830 Gouverneur Kemble Warren, Major Gen Union volunteers, died in 1882
January 8, 1830 Hans von Bulow, Dresden, pianist/virtuoso conductor/musical writer
January 8, 1829 Henry Timrod, American Poet
January 8, 1824 Per August Olander, composer
January 8, 1824 William Wilkie Collins, English novelist, Woman in White
January 8, 1824 Wilkie Collins, English Novelist
January 8, 1823 Alfred Russel Wallace, British zoologist/co-discoverer, evolution
January 8, 1822 Alfredo Carlo Piatti, composer
January 8, 1821 James Longstreet, Confederate general, 1st Corps, ANV
January 8, 1818 John H. Reagan, American Politician
January 8, 1817 John Selden Roane, Brig General Confederate Army, died in 1867
January 8, 1815 George Webb Morell, Major General Union volunteers, died in 1883
January 8, 1815 Lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General Union volunteers, died in 1905
January 8, 1814 Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist
January 8, 1814 Thomas Green, Brig General Confederate Army, died in 1864
January 8, 1812 Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer
January 8, 1812 William Henry Holmes, composer
January 8, 1810 Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer, Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik
January 8, 1792 Lowell Mason, Medfield Massachusetts, organist/composer, Zebulo
January 8, 1791 Jacob Collamer, Sen-Vt
January 8, 1788 Erik Drake, composer
January 8, 1787 Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer
January 8, 1786 Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of U.S. 1st effective central bank
January 8, 1779 John White, composer
January 8, 1777 Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist
January 8, 1767 Abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname, 1822-28
January 8, 1720 Jonathan Mayhew, American Clergyman
January 8, 1668 Jean Gilles, composer
January 8, 1658 Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor, Descente de Croix
January 8, 1632 Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist
January 8, 1628 Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier
January 8, 1589 Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer, Dubravka
January 8, 1587 Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer, discovered sunspots
January 8, 1583 Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist
January 8, 1542 Mary Queen of Scots, Scottish Royalty
January 8, 1081 Henry V, Roman German king/emperor, 1098/1111-25

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