Tuesday, January 29, 2013

January 29 Birthdays


1584 – Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (d. 1647)
1632 – Johann Georg Graevius, German classical scholar and critic (d. 1703)
1688 – Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish scientist and philosopher (d. 1772)
1703 – Carlmann Kolb, German priest, organist, and composer (d. 1765)
1711 – Giuseppe Bonno, Austrian composer (d. 1788)
1715 – Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian composer (d. 1777)
1717 – Jeffrey Amherst, British military leader (d. 1797)
1718 – Paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (d. 1794)
1737 – Thomas Paine, English-born American patriot (d. 1809)
1749 – King Christian VII of Denmark (d. 1808)
1754 – Moses Cleaveland, founder of Cleveland (d. 1806)
1756 – Henry Lee III, American General (d. 1818)
1761 – Albert Gallatin, Swiss-American politician, 4th United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 1849)
1782 – Daniel Auber, French composer (d. 1871)
1801 – Johannes Bernardus van Bree, Dutch composer, violinist and conductor (d. 1857)
1801 – Horatia Nelson, daughter of Emma Hamilton and Horatio Nelson (d. 1881)
1810 – Ernst Kummer, German mathematician (d. 1893)
1843 – William McKinley, American politician, 25th President of the United States (d. 1901)
1846 – Karol Olszewski, Polish scientist (d. 1915)
1860 – Anton Chekhov, Russian writer (d. 1904)
1862 – Frederick Delius, English composer (d. 1934)
1866 – Julio Peris Brell, Spanish painter (d. 1944)
1866 – Romain Rolland, French writer, Nobel Laureate (d. 1944)
1867 – Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Spanish writer (d. 1928)
1869 – Wilhelm Carstens, German rower (death date unknown)
1874 – John D. Rockefeller Jr., American entrepreneur (d. 1960)
1876 – Havergal Brian, British composer (d. 1972)
1877 – Georges Catroux, French general (d. 1969)
1880 – W. C. Fields, American actor (d. 1946)
1884 – Douglass Cadwallader, American golfer (d. 1971)
1888 – Sydney Chapman, British mathematician and geophysicist (d. 1970)
1891 – Elizaveta Gerdt, Russian ballerina (d. 1975)
1891 – R. Norris Williams, American survivor of the RMS Titanic sinking (d. 1968)
1895 – Muna Lee, American poet (d. 1965)
1901 – Allen B. DuMont, American scientist and inventor (d. 1965)
1905 – Barnett Newman, American painter (d. 1970)
1910 – Colin Middleton, Irish artist (d. 1983)
1911 – Peter von Siemens, German industrialist (d. 1986)
1913 – Victor Mature, American actor (d. 1999)
1913 – Daniel Taradash, American screenwriter (d. 2003)
1913 – Peter von Zahn, German journalist and writer (d. 2001)
1915 – Bill Peet, American children's book illustrator (d.2002)
1915 – John Serry, Sr., American musician and arranger (d. 2003)
1918 – John Forsythe, American actor (d. 2010)
1920 – José Luis de Vilallonga, Spanish aristocrat (d. 2007)
1921 – Anthony George, American actor (d. 2005)
1922 – Gerda Steinhoff, Nazi concentration camp supervisor (d. 1946)
1923 – Paddy Chayefsky, American writer (d. 1981)
1923 – Ivo Robić, Croatian singer and songwriter (d. 2000)
1924 – Marcelle Ferron, French-Canadian painter and stained glass artist (d. 2001)
1924 – Luigi Nono, Italian composer (d. 1990)
1924 – Peter Voulkos, American artist (d. 2002)
1925 – Robert W. McCollum, American virologist, (d. 2010)
1925 – Harold C. Agerholm, American Marine (d. 1944)
1925 – Tofik Bahramov, Azerbaijani footballer (d. 1993)
1925 – Raúl Corrales, Cuban photographer (d. 2006)
1926 – Franco Cerri, Italian musician
1926 – Abdus Salam, Pakistani physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1996)
1927 – Edward Abbey, American author and environmentalist (d. 1989)
1928 – Lee Shau Kee, Hong Kong property developer
1929 – George Ross Anderson, Jr., American federal judge United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
1930 – Derek Bailey, English guitarist (d. 2005)
1930 – John Junkin, English radio, television and film performer (d. 2006)
1931 – Jim Baumer, American baseball player (d. 1996)
1931 – Ferenc Madl, President of Hungary (d. 2011)
1932 – George Allen, English footballer
1932 – Tommy Taylor, English footballer (d. 1958)
1933 – Sacha Distel, French singer and guitarist (d. 2004)
1933 – Hugo Herrestrup, Danish actor
1933 – Paul Sally, American mathematician
1934 – Branko Miljković, Serbian poet (d. 1961)
1935 – Roger Payne, American biologist
1936 – Patrick Caulfield, English painter and printmaker (d. 2005)
1936 – James Jamerson, American bass guitarist (The Funk Brothers) (d. 1983)
1937 – Bobby Scott, American musician, producer and songwriter (d. 1990)
1938 – Shuji Tsurumi, Men's artistic gymnastics
1939 – Germaine Greer, Australian writer
1940 – Kunimitsu Takahashi, Japanese motorcycle racer and racing driver
1941 – Robin Morgan, American feminist and activist
1942 – Claudine Longet, French singer and dancer
1943 – Tony Blackburn, English disc jockey
1943 – Désiré Letort, French cyclist (d. 2012)
1944 – Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda
1944 – Katharine Ross, American actress
1944 – Andrew Loog Oldham, English rock and roll producer
1944 – Patrick Lipton Robinson, Jamaican judge
1944 – Pauline van der Wildt, Dutch swimmer
1945 – Jim Nicholson, Irish politician
1945 – Tom Selleck, American actor, screenwriter and film producer
1945 – Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, Malian prime minister
1946 – Bettye Lavette, American soul singer-songwriter
1947 – Linda B. Buck, American scientist, Nobel laureate
1947 – David Byron, English singer (Uriah Heep and Spice) (d. 1985)
1947 – Marián Varga, Slovak musician
1948 – Pat Kenny, Irish TV presenter and radio host
1948 – Cristina Saralegui, American talk-show host
1948 – Marc Singer, Canadian-born actor
1949 – Tommi Salmelainen, Finnish hockey player
1949 – Evgeny Lovchev, Russian footballer
1950 – Ann Jillian, American actress
1950 – Jody Scheckter, South African race car driver
1950 – Miklós Vámos, Hungarian writer, television host
1951 – Andy Roberts, West Indian cricketer
1951 – Fereydoon Foroughi, Iranian singer,songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (d.2001)
1952 – Klaus-Peter Hanisch, German footballer (d. 2009)
1952 – Rupert Hanley, South African cricketer
1952 – Tommy Ramone, Hungarian-born musician and record producer (The Ramones)
1953 – Richard Younger-Ross, British politician
1953 – Peter Baumann, German musician (Tangerine Dream)
1953 – Paulin Bordeleau, Canadian ice hockey player
1953 – Caesar Cervin, American soccer player
1953 – Paul Fusco, American puppeteer, voice-over artist and character actor
1953 – Steve March-Tormé, American musician
1953 – Lynne McGranger, Australian actress
1953 – Ronnie Moore, English footballer
1953 – Louie Pérez, American songwriter, percussionist and guitarist (Los Lobos and Latin Playboys)
1953 – Dwight Takamine, Okinawan-American Hawaii state senator
1953 – Teresa Teng, Taiwanese singer (d. 1995)
1953 – Charlie Wilson, American singer (The Gap Band)
1953 – Hwang Woo-Suk, South Korean biomedical scientist
1954 – Terry Kinney, American actor
1954 – Richard Manitoba, American singer (The Dictators and MC5)
1954 – Doug Risebrough, Canadian ice hockey player, coach and executive
1954 – Oprah Winfrey, American talk show host and actress
1955 – Eddie Jordan, American basketball player and head coach
1955 – Femi Pedro, Nigerian politician
1956 – Jan Jakub Kolski, Polish film director
1956 – Irlene Mandrell, American musician, actress
1957 – Grazyna Miller, Italian poet, translator, and journalist
1958 – Glen Cochrane, Canadian ice hockey player
1958 – Linda Smith, British comedian (d. 2006)
1958 – Stephen Lerner, American labor organizer
1959 – Michael Sloane, American actor
1959 – Mike Foligno, Canadian ice hockey player
1960 – Matthew Ashford, American actor
1960 – Gia Carangi, American model (d. 1986)
1960 – Sean Kerly, English field hockey player
1960 – Greg Louganis, American diver
1960 – Steve Sax, American baseball player
1960 – J. G. Thirlwell, Australian-born musician (Wiseblood and The Immaculate Consumptive)
1961 – Petra Thumer, German swimmer
1961 – Mike Aldrete, American baseball player
1962 – Nicholas Turturro, American actor
1963 – Bob Holly, American professional wrestler
1963 – Monica Horan, American actress
1964 – Andre Reed, American football player
1964 – Anna Ryder Richardson, British interior designer and television presenter
1965 – Dominik Hašek, Czech ice hockey player
1965 – Peter Lundgren, Swedish tennis coach
1966 – Romário, Brazilian footballer
1967 – Stacey King, American basketball player
1967 – Cyril Suk, Czech tennis player
1968 – Edward Burns, American actor
1968 – Susi Erdmann, German bobsledder and luger
1968 – Sora Jung, Korean actress
1969 – Hyde, Japanese singer (L'Arc-en-Ciel and Vamps)
1970 – Heather Graham, American actress
1970 – Jörg Hoffmann, German swimmer
1970 – Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Indian shooter
1970 – Paul Ryan, American politician
1971 – Clare Balding, British sports presenter
1972 – Matt Brandstein, American writer
1972 – Brian Wood, American writer and artist of graphic novels
1973 – Jason Schmidt, American baseball player
1974 – Michael Andersen, Danish basketball player
1975 – Sara Gilbert, American actress
1976 – Chris Castle, American singer-songwriter
1976 – Charles Divins, American model and actor
1976 – Karsten Kroon, Dutch professional road bicycle racer
1977 – Justin Hartley, American actor
1977 – Chaly Jones, Dutch footballer
1978 – Rob Bironas, American football player
1978 – Martin Schmitt, German ski jumper
1979 – Marvin Agustin, Filipino actor and entrepreneur
1979 – Sui Feifei, Chinese basketball player
1979 – Andrew Keegan, American actor
1979 – April Scott, American actress and model
1979 – Andreas Thorstensson, Swedish website developer
1979 – Joseph Todd, Arena Football League player
1980 – Yael Bar-Zohar, Israeli actress and model
1980 – Ingimundur Ingimundarson, Icelandic handball player
1980 – Ivan Klasnić, Croatian football player
1980 – Jason James Richter, American actor
1981 – Rui En, Singaporean actress & singer
1981 – Jonny Lang, American musician
1981 – Darío Lopilato, Argentine actor
1981 – Álex Ubago, Spanish musician
1982 – Adam Lambert, American actor and singer
1982 – Heidi Mueller, American actress
1982 – Irina Shabayeva American fashion designer
1983 – Nedžad Sinanović, Bosnian basketball player
1983 – Biagio Pagano, Italian footballer
1984 – Nuno Morais, Portuguese footballer
1984 – Mohd Safee Mohd Sali, Malaysian footballer
1984 – Natalie du Toit, South African swimmer
1984 – David Sencar, Austrian footballer
1985 – Marc Gasol, Spanish basketball player
1985 – Mikey Hachey, American musician (Suburban Legends)
1985 – Todd Herzog, American reality-show contestant Survivor: China
1985 – Isabel Lucas, Australian actress
1985 – Athina Onassis, French heiress
1986 – Drew Tyler Bell, American actor
1986 – Mark Howard, English football player
1986 – Jair Jurrjens, Dutch baseball player
1986 – Simon Vukčević, Montenegrin footballer
1987 – Matthew Wilson, English world rally driver
1987 – Alex Avila, American baseball player
1988 – Tatyana Chernova, Russian heptathlete
1988 – Stephanie Gilmore, Australian surfer
1989 – Kevin Shattenkirk, American ice hockey player
1991 – Hugh Grosvenor, Earl Grosvenor, son of the Duke of Westminster
1993 – Michelle Larcher de Brito, Portuguese tennis player
1993 – Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Japanese model, blogger and recording artist

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