Sunday, January 13, 2008

Today's Birthdays! January 13, 2007

* 1334 - King Henry II of Castile (d. 1379)
* 1562 - Mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601)
* 1596 - Jan van Goyen, Dutch painter (d. 1656)
* 1610 - Maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665)
* 1616 - Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic (d. 1680)
* 1622 - Molière, French playwright (d. 1673)
* 1635 - Philipp Jakob Spener, German theologian (d. 1705)
* 1651 - Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (d. 1694)
* 1720 - Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (d. 1808)
* 1749 - Friedrich Müller, painter and dramatist (d. 1825)
* 1777 - Elisa Bonaparte, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, sister of Napoleon Bonaparte (d. 1820)
* 1805 - Thomas Dyer, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1862)
* 1808 - Salmon P. Chase, 6th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1873)
* 1812 - Victor de Laprade, French poet and critic (d. 1883)
* 1832 - Horatio Alger, Jr., American minister and author (d. 1899)
* 1859 - Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943)
* 1861 - Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)
* 1864 - Wilhelm Wien, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1928)
* 1865 - Princess Marie of Orléans (d. 1908)
* 1866 - Vasily Kalinnikov, Russian composer (d. 1901)
* 1878 - Lionel Groulx, Canadian nationalist (d. 1967)
* 1869 - Emanuele Filiberto, 2nd Duke of Aosta, Italian aristocrat (d. 1931)
* 1884 - Sophie Tucker, Russian-born singer and performer (d. 1966)
* 1886 - Art Ross, Canadian ice hockey player and executive (d. 1964)
* 1893 - Roy Cazaly, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963)
* 1893 - Clark Ashton Smith, American writer (d. 1961)
* 1901 - Mieczysław Żywczyński, Polish historian and priest (d. 1978)
* 1904 - Richard Addinsell, British composer (Warsaw Concerto) (d. 1977)
* 1905 - Kay Francis, American actress (d. 1968)
* 1909 - Marinus van der Lubbe, Dutch communist (d. 1934)
* 1910 - Yannis Tsarouchis, Greek painter (d. 1989)
* 1911 - Joh Bjelke-Petersen, Premier of Queensland (d. 2005)
* 1919 - Robert Stack, American actor (d. 2003)
* 1922 - Albert Lamorisse, French film director and producer (d. 1970)
* 1924 - Paul Feyerabend, Austrian-born philosopher (d. 1994)
* 1924 - Roland Petit, French choreographer
* 1925 - Gwen Verdon, American actress and dancer (d. 2000)
* 1926 - Michael Bond, British writer
* 1926 - Carolyn Gold Heilbrun, American feminist author (d. 2003)
* 1927 - Brock Adams, American politician (d. 2004)
* 1927 - Sydney Brenner, British Nobel Laureate
* 1930 - Frances Sternhagen, American actress
* 1930 - Liz Anderson, American singer
* 1931 - Charles Nelson Reilly, American actor (d. 2007)
* 1934 - Rip Taylor, American actor
* 1935 - Elsa Martinelli, Italian actress
* 1935 - Mauro Forghieri, Italian automotive & mechanical engineer (Scuderia Ferrari)
* 1938 - William B. Davis, Canadian actor
* 1938 - Tord Grip, Swedish football manager
* 1939 - Cesare Maniago, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1939 - Jacek Gmoch, Polish footballer
* 1940 - Edmund White, American author
* 1941 - Pasqual Maragall, Spanish politician
* 1943 - Richard Moll, American actor
* 1943 - Carol Cleveland, English actress
* 1946 - Eero Koivistoinen, Finnish musician
* 1947 - Jacek Majchrowski, Mayor of Kraków
* 1947 - Carles Rexach, former Spanish-Catalan footballer and coach
* 1948 - Gaj Singh, Maharaja of Jodhpur
* 1949 - Brandon Tartikoff, American television executive (d. 1997)
* 1950 - Bob Forsch, American baseball player
* 1950 - John McNaughton, American film director
* 1954 - Trevor Rabin, South African guitarist (Yes)
* 1955 - Jay McInerney, American writer
* 1957 - Lorrie Moore, American writer
* 1957 - Mark O'Meara, Major winning American Golfer
* 1958 - Tasha Voux Adult film star
* 1959 - James Lomenzo, American musician (Megadeth)
* 1960 - Takis Lemonis, Greek footballer and coach
* 1961 - Julia Louis-Dreyfus, American actress
* 1961 - Graham McPherson, English singer
* 1961 - Wayne Coyne, American singer (The Flaming Lips)
* 1962 - Trace Adkins, American country music singer-songwriter
* 1963 - Kevin McClatchy, American businessman
* 1964 - Penelope Ann Miller, American actress
* 1966 - Patrick Dempsey, American actor
* 1967 - George Paterson, Scottish singer/songwriter DMP
* 1968 - Traci Bingham, American actress
* 1968 - Mike Whitlow, English footballer
* 1969 - Stephen Hendry, Scottish snooker player
* 1969 - Stefania Belmondo, Italian cross-country skier
* 1969 - Nina Whett aka Leighanne RiaVaigh porn actress
* 1970 - Keith Coogan, American actor
* 1970 - Marco Pantani, Italian cyclist (d. 2004)
* 1972 - Nicole Eggert, American actress
* 1972 - Vitaly Scherbo, Belarusian gymnast
* 1972 - Atoosa Rubenstein, Iranian-born American magazine editor
* 1973 - Nikolai Khabibulin, Russian ice hockey player
* 1974 - Sergei Brylin, Russian ice hockey player
* 1975 - Nina Ferrari porn star
* 1976 - Tania Vicent, Canadian short track speed skater
* 1977 - Orlando Bloom, English actor
* 1977 - Jessica Gayle European Porn Star
* 1980 - Krzysztof Czerwinski, Polish conductor and organist
* 1980 - Akira Kaji, Japanese footballer
* 1980 - Ashley Steel Adult film star of Sorority Sluts: Iota Eta Pi
* 1980 - Michael Rupp, American ice hockey player
* 1980 - Nils-Eric Johansson, Swedish footballer
* 1981 - Reggie Brown, American football player
* 1982 - Trina Michaels Pornographic actress star of Strap-on Deputies
* 1981 - Darrell Rasner, American baseball player
* 1981 - Shad Gaspard, American professional wrestler, bodyguard, and actor
* 1981 - Jason James, America musician (Bullet for My Valentine)
* 1982 - Guillermo Coria, Argentine tennis player
* 1983 - Julian Morris, English actor
* 1983 - Luissa Rosso Adult Film actress
* 1983 - Ronny Turiaf, French basketball player
* 1983 - Alexa Kai aka Ginger Jolie Porn star
* 1984 - Cindy Lords aka Cindy Black, adult film star
* 1983 - William Hung, American Idol contestant
* 1986 - Joannie Rochette, Canadian figure skater
* 1989 - Triinu Kivilaan, Estonian singer
* 1989 - Paige Taylor, porn star
* 1997 - Marius Borg Høiby, son of Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway

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