Saturday, January 14, 2012

January 14 Birthdays

* 83 BC – Marcus Antonius, Roman politician (d. 30 BC)
* 1131 – King Valdemar I of Denmark (d. 1182)
* 1451 – Franchinus Gaffurius, Italian music theorist (d. 1522)
* 1477 – Hermann of Wied, German Catholic archbishop (d. 1552)
* 1507 – Catherine of Habsburg, Infanta of Spain and queen of Portugal (d. 1578)
* 1551 – Alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (d. 1608)
* 1615 – John Biddle, English theologian (d. 1662)
* 1684 – Johann Matthias Hase, German scientist (d. 1742)
* 1684 – Jean-Baptiste van Loo, French painter (d. 1745)
* 1702 – Emperor Nakamikado of Japan (d. 1737)
* 1705 – Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier, French governor (d. 1786)
* 1741 – Benedict Arnold, American/British general (d. 1801)
* 1767 – Maria Theresa of Tuscany, queen consort of Saxony (d. 1827)
* 1780 – Henry Baldwin, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1844)
* 1792 – Christian Julius De Meza, Danish general (d. 1865)
* 1793 – John C. Clark, American politician (d. 1852)
* 1798 – Johan Rudolf Thorbecke, Dutch politician (d. 1872)
* 1800 – Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Austrian musicologist (d. 1877)
* 1806 – Sir Charles Hotham, Governor of Victoria (d. 1855)
* 1806 – Matthew Fontaine Maury American oceanographer (d. 1873)
* 1818 – Zacharias Topelius, Finnish-Swedish writer (d. 1898)
* 1824 – Vladimir Stasov, Russian art and music critic (d. 1906)
* 1836 – Henri Fantin-Latour, French painter (d. 1904)
* 1841 – Berthe Morisot, French painter (d. 1895)
* 1845 – 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, Governor-General of Canada, Viceroy of India (d. 1927)
* 1850 – Pierre Loti, French writer (d. 1923)
* 1850 – Jean de Reszke, Polish operatic tenor (d. 1925)
* 1856 – J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919)
* 1861 – Mehmed VI, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1926)
* 1863 – Manuel Gomes da Costa, 96th Prime Minister of Portugal and 10th President of Portugal (d. 1929)
* 1870 – Sir George Pearce, Australian politician (d. 1952)
* 1875 – Albert Schweitzer, Alsatian physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1965)
* 1882 – Hendrik Willem van Loon, Dutch-American historian and journalist (d. 1944)
* 1883 – Nina Ricci, Italian-born French fashion designer (d. 1970)
* 1886 – Hugh Lofting, English author (d. 1947)
* 1887 – Hugo Steinhaus, Polish mathematician and educator (d. 1972)
* 1892 – Martin Niemöller, German theologian (d. 1984)
* 1892 – Hal Roach, American film producer (d. 1992)
* 1896 – John Dos Passos, American author (d. 1970)
* 1897 – Hasso von Manteuffel, German general and politician (d. 1978)
* 1899 – Carlos Romulo, Filipino diplomat and author (d. 1985)
* 1901 – Bebe Daniels, American actress (d. 1971)
* 1901 – Alfred Tarski, Polish logician and mathematician (d. 1983)
* 1904 – Sir Cecil Beaton, English photographer (d. 1980)
* 1904 – Emily Hahn, American writer (d. 1997)
* 1904 – Babe Siebert, National Hockey League player (d. 1939)
* 1905 – Takeo Fukuda, 67th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1995)
* 1906 – William Bendix, American actor (d. 1964)
* 1907 – Georges-Émile Lapalme, French-Canadian politician (d. 1985)
* 1908 – Russ Columbo, American singer (d. 1934)
* 1909 – Joseph Losey, American theatre and film director (d. 1984)
* 1911 – Norman 'Sailor Jerry' Collins, Tattoo artist (d. 1973)
* 1911 – Anatoly Rybakov, Russian writer (d. 1998)
* 1912 – Tillie Olsen, American writer (d. 2007)
* 1914 – Harold Russell, Canadian-born actor (d. 2002)
* 1915 – Mark Goodson, American game show producer (d. 1992)
* 1917 – Billy Butterfield, American jazz trumpeter (d. 1988)
* 1919 – Giulio Andreotti, Italian politician
* 1919 – Andy Rooney, American journalist (d. 2011)
* 1921 – Murray Bookchin, American libertarian socialist (d. 2006)
* 1924 – Guy Williams, American actor (d. 1989)
* 1925 – Yukio Mishima, Japanese writer (d. 1970)
* 1925 – Louis Quilico, Canadian baritone (d. 2000)
* 1926 – Frank Aletter, American actor (d. 2009)
* 1926 – Warren Mitchell, English actor
* 1926 – Tom Tryon, American actor (d. 1991)
* 1927 – Zuzana Ruzickova, Czech harpsichordist
* 1928 – Gerald Arpino, American dancer and choreographer (d. 2008)
* 1928 – Lars Forssell, Swedish writer (d. 2007)
* 1928 – Garry Winogrand, American photographer (d. 1984)
* 1931 – Frank Costigan, Australian lawyer (d. 2009)
* 1931 – Caterina Valente, French-born singer
* 1932 – Don Garlits, American race car driver
* 1933 – Stan Brakhage, American filmmaker (d. 2003)
* 1934 – Richard Briers, English actor
* 1934 – Alberto Rodriguez Larreta, Argentine racing driver (d. 1977)
* 1935 – Lucille Wheeler, Canadian alpine skier
* 1937 – Shoban Babu, Indian actor
* 1937 – Ken Higgs, English cricketer
* 1937 – Erland Kops, Danish badminton player
* 1937 – Sonny Siebert, American baseball player
* 1938 – Morihiro Hosokawa, 79th Prime Minister of Japan
* 1938 – Jack Jones, American singer
* 1938 – Allen Toussaint, American singer
* 1940 – Julian Bond, American civil rights activist
* 1940 – Ron Kostelnik, American football player (d. 1993)
* 1940 – Sir Trevor Nunn, English theatre director and film director
* 1941 – Faye Dunaway, American actress
* 1941 – Barry Jenner, American actor
* 1941 – Milan Kučan, Slovenian statesman
* 1942 – Ian Brayshaw, Australian cricketer and footballer
* 1942 – Dave Campbell, American baseball player
* 1943 – Mariss Jansons, Latvian conductor
* 1943 – Shannon Lucid, American astronaut
* 1943 – José Luis Rodríguez, Venezuelan singer
* 1944 – Marjoe Gortner, American evangelist
* 1944 – Graham Marsh, Australian golfer
* 1944 – Nina Totenberg, American journalist
* 1945 – Maina Gielgud, British ballet dancer and administrator
* 1945 – Einar Hakonarson, Icelandic painter
* 1946 – Harold Shipman, British serial killer (d. 2004)
* 1947 – Taylor Branch, American author and historian
* 1947 – Beverly Perdue, American politician
* 1947 – Bill Werbeniuk, Canadian snooker player (d. 2003)
* 1948 – T-Bone Burnett, American producer
* 1948 – Valeri Kharlamov, Soviet ice hockey player (d. 1981)
* 1948 – John Lescroart, American author
* 1948 – Carl Weathers, American actor
* 1949 – Paul Chubb, Australian actor (d. 2002)
* 1949 – Lawrence Kasdan, American director
* 1949 – Mary Robison, American writer
* 1950 – Jagadguru Rāmabhadrācārya, Indian Hindu religious leader
* 1952 – Sydney Biddle Barrows, American author
* 1952 – Maureen Dowd, American writer
* 1952 – Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu, ex-Prime Minister of Romania
* 1952 – Konstantinos Iosifidis, Greek footballer and football manager
* 1954 – Jim Duggan, American professional wrestler
* 1954 – Masanobu Fuchi, Japanese professional wrestler
* 1954 – Vernee Watson-Johnson, American actress
* 1956 – Étienne Daho, French singer and songwriter
* 1956 – Ben Heppner, Canadian tenor
* 1956 – Rosina Lippi-Green (Rosina Lippi, Sara Donati), U.S.American writer.
* 1957 – Suzanne Danielle, English actress
* 1957 – Anchee Min, Chinese writer
* 1959 – Geoff Tate, American musician (Queensrÿche)
* 1961 – Rob Hall, New Zealan mountaineer (d. 1996)
* 1961 – Mike Tramp, Danish singer (White Lion)
* 1962 – Michael McCaul, American politician
* 1963 – Steven Soderbergh, American director
* 1964 – Mark Addy, British actor
* 1964 – Ernest Miller, American wrestler
* 1964 – Shepard Smith, American news anchor
* 1965 – Shamil Basayev, Chechen rebel (d. 2006)
* 1965 – Marc Delissen, Dutch field hockey player
* 1965 – Bob Essensa, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1965 – Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, British chef
* 1965 – Ellis Paul, American singer-songwriter and folk musician
* 1966 – Marco Hietala, Finnish vocalist and bassist
* 1967 – Kerri Green, American actress
* 1967 – Leonardo "Leo" Ortolani, Italian comic book author
* 1967 – Emily Watson, English actress
* 1967 – Saskia Wickham, British actress
* 1967 – Zakk Wylde, American musician (Black Label Society)
* 1968 – Efthimis Bakatsias, Greek basketball player
* 1968 – Ruel Fox, English footballer
* 1968 – Veikka Gustafsson, Finnish mountaineer
* 1968 – LL Cool J, American rapper and actor
* 1969 – Jason Bateman, American actor
* 1969 – David Grohl, American drummer and composer (Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Them Crooked Vultures)
* 1970 – Gene Snitsky, American professional wrestler
* 1970 – Fazıl Say, Turkish pianist and composer
* 1971 – Lasse Kjus, Norwegian skier
* 1971 – Antonios Nikopolidis, Greek footballer
* 1972 – Kyle Brady, American football player
* 1972 – Dion Forster, South African theologian
* 1972 – James Key, British engineer
* 1972 – Raimondas Rumšas, Lithuanian cyclist
* 1973 – Giancarlo Fisichella, Italian race car driver
* 1974 – Kevin Durand, Canadian actor
* 1974 – Brent Hinds, American musician (Mastodon)
* 1976 – Vincenzo Chianese, Italian footballer
* 1977 – Narain Karthikeyan, Indian racecar driver
* 1978 – Just Blaze, American hip hop producer
* 1978 – Shawn Crawford, American sprinter
* 1979 – Karen Elson, British supermodel
* 1979 – Angela Lindvall, American supermodel
* 1979 – John Reuben, American hip hop artist
* 1979 – Evans Soligo, Italian footballer
* 1980 – Clive Clarke, Irish footballer
* 1980 – Cory Gibbs, American soccer player
* 1980 – Ossama Haidar, Lebanese soccer player
* 1980 – Byron Leftwich, American football player
* 1980 – Sosuke Sumitani, Japanese announcer
* 1980 – Hiroshi Tamaki, Japanese actor and model
* 1981 – Abdelmalek Cherrad, Algerian football player
* 1981 – Rosa López, Spanish singer
* 1982 – Caleb Followill, American singer (Kings of Leon)
* 1982 – Léo Lima, Brazilian footballer
* 1982 – Victor Valdes, Spanish goalkeeper
* 1983 – Jason Krejza, Australian cricketer
* 1983 – Maxime Monfort, Belgian cyclist
* 1983 – Cesare Bovo, Italian footballer
* 1984 – Erick Aybar, Professional baseball player
* 1984 – Brandon Meriweather, American football player
* 1984 – Mike Pelfrey, American baseball player
* 1985 – Shawn Sawyer, Canadian Figure Skater
* 1986 – Cristina Aicardi, Peruvian badminton player
* 1986 – Gary Brolsma, American internet celebrity
* 1986 – Alessio Cossu, Italian footballer
* 1988 – Mikalah Gordon, American singer
* 1988 – Hakeem Nicks, American football player
* 1988 – Jack P. Shepherd, English actor
* 1989 – Mattia Marchi, Italian footballer
* 1989 – Frankie Sandford, English singer (The Saturdays)
* 1989 – Liu Xiaodong, Chinese footballer
* 1991 – Diva Montelaba, Filipina actress, singer and dancer
* 1992 – Nimue Smit, Dutch fashion model

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