Famous Birthdays on this Day, January 14:

83 BC - Marcus Antonius, Roman politician (d. 30 BC)
1131 - King Valdemar I of Denmark (d. 1182)
1451 - Franchinus Gaffurius, composer
1467 - Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, German gov/viceroy of Frisia
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)
1566 - Angelo Notari, composer
1592 - Sjihab al-Din Sultan Choerram Sjah Djahan, leader of India
1615 - John Biddle, English minister (Unitarian)
1618 - Jan Six, Dutch mayor of Amsterdam
1655 - Angelo Predieri, composer
1664 - Simon van Slingelandt, Dutch grand pensionary (1727-36)
1684 - Jean-Baptiste Vanloo, French painter
1684 - Johann Matthias Hase, German scientist (d. 1742)
1702 - Nakamikado Emperor of Japan (d. 1737)
1705 - Jean-Baptiste C Bouvet de Lozier/Lozier-Bouvet, governor (Reunion Is)
1722 - Friedrich Gottlob Fleischer, composer
1730 - William Whipple, merchant/judge (Declaration of Independence signer)
1741 - Benedict Arnold, US general turn traitor (Revolutionary War)
1751 - Corona Elizabeth Wilhelmine Schroter, composer
1780 - Francois-Joseph Dizi, composer
1791 - Calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2")
1792 - Christian Julius De Meza, Danish general (d. 1865)
1793 - John C. Clark, American politician (d. 1852)
1798 - Isaac da Costa, Dutch writer/lawyer
1798 - Johan R Thorbecke, Premier of Netherlands (Lib-1849..72)
1800 - Ludwig Alois Ferdinand Köchel, Austrian musicologist (d. 1877)
1804 - John Park, composer
1806 - Matthew Fontaine Maury, Naval Commander (Confederacy)
1806 - Sir Charles Hotham, Governor of Victoria (d. 1855)
1812 - Carl Gradener, composer
1814 - Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer
1817 - Harmen S Sytstra, Dutch poet/editor (Iduna)
1818 - Zacharias Topelius, Finnish historical novelist (Surgeon's Stories)
1819 - Fabio Campana, composer
1819 - Frederick Steele, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
1822 - Nicholas Mori, composer
1824 - Vladimir Stasov, Russian art and music critic (d. 1906)
1831 - John Bullock Clark Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1903
1834 - William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer
1836 - [Hugh] Judson Kilpatrick, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1881
1836 - Henri Fantin-Latour, French painter (d. 1904)
1839 - Emil Bohn, composer
1841 - Berthe M P Morisot, French painter/aquarellist
1844 - Clara Kathleen Rogers, composer
1845 - Henry C K Petty-Fitzmaurice 5th marquess of Landsdowne/gov-gen Canada
1850 - Jean de Reszke, [Jan Mieczyslaw], Polish tenor
1850 - Pierre Loti, French writer (d. 1923)
1851 - Theophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer
1856 - J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919)
1861 - Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)
1863 - Pieter Oosterlee, Dutch educator
1868 - Catharina A M de Savornin Lohman, Dutch author (Belief)
1870 - Sir George Pearce, Australian politician (d. 1952)
1871 - Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress (Hofslachter)
1874 - Thornton Waldo Burgess, author (Peter Rabbit)
1875 - Albert Schweitzer, doctor/humanitarian/organist (Nobel 1954)
1878 - Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer
1882 - Hendrik W van Loon, Netherland, commentator/writer (Story of America)
1886 - Hugh Lofting, England, writer & illustrator (Dr Dolittle)
1889 - Vincenzo Davico, composer
1892 - Hal Roach, early film director/producer (1 Million BC)
1892 - Martin Niemöller, clergyman (German Protestant); imprisoned by Hitler
1895 - George Richard Samways, children's writer
1896 - John dos Passos, novelist (1919, Big Money, 42nd Parallel)
1897 - Hasso von Manteuffel, German general and politician (d. 1978)
1898 - Helen Flint, Chicago, actress (Sea Devils, Married Before Breakfast)
1899 - Fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo)
1899 - Carlos Romulo, Filipino diplomat and author (d. 1985)
1901 - Bebe Daniels, Scotland, actress (42nd Street, Lonesome Luke)
1901 - Carlos P Romulo, Philippine general/diplomat/jurist
1902 - Alfred Tarski, Warsaw, mathematician/logician
1902 - F C Terborgh, [Reijnier Flaes], Dutch writer (De Turkenoorlog)
1903 - Veronica Turleigh, County Donegal Ireland, actress (Promoter)
1904 - Cecil Beaton, England, royal family photographer
1904 - Emily Hahn, American writer (d. 1997)
1905 - Takeo Fukuda, 67th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1995)
1906 - Walter Knape, composer
1906 - William Bendix, NYC, actor (Lifeboat, Babe Ruth Story, Life of Riley)
1907 - Derek Richter, British neuro chemist (Aspects of learning & memory)
1907 - Sophie Redmond, Suriname's 1st female physician
1907 - Georges-Émile Lapalme, Quebec politician (d. 1985)
1908 - Carl Esmond, Vienna Austria, actor (Address Unknown, Hitler)
1908 - Ruggiero de Rudolpho Columbo, US singer/actor (Miracle of Women)
1909 - Joseph Walton Losey, Wisconsin, director (Damned, Accident)
1910 - Renier van der Velden, composer
1911 - George Amadee Tremblay, composer
1911 - Helmut Degen, composer
1911 - Anatoly Rybakov, Russian writer (d. 1998)
1913 - Tillie Olsen, American writer (Tell Me a Riddle)
1914 - Harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life)
1915 - Andre Frossard, Catholic columnist
1915 - Mark Goodson, American game show producer (d. 1992)
1916 - John Oliver Killens, novelist
1919 - Andy Rooney, Albany NY, CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes)
1919 - Giulio Andreotti, 7 x premier (Italy)
1920 - Bertus de Harder, Dutch soccer star (Bordeaux)
1920 - Donald Beard, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in the 1950's)
1920 - George Herman, newsman (CBS-TV)
1921 - Charles Gaupp, German/Dutch painter
1921 - Mark Lawrence, Wash DC, pianist (Alice Pearce)
1921 - Murray Bookchin, American libertarian socialist (d. 2006)
1924 - Guy Williams, NYC, actor (Zorro, Lost in Space)
1924 - Guy Williams, American actor (d. 2002)
1925 - Yukio Mishima, Japan, novelist (Temple of Golden Pavilion)
1925 - Louis Quilico, Canadian baritone (d. 2000)
1926 - Frank Aletter, Long Island NY, actor (Mac-It's About Time, Tom-Nancy)
1926 - Harold Wolpe, sociologist lawyer/Soth African activist
1926 - Tom Tryon, Hartford CT, actor (Cardinal, All That Glitters)
1926 - Warren Mitchell, English actor
1927 - Ivan Kalita, USSR, equestrian dressage (Olympic-silver-1968)
1927 - Zuzana Ruzickova, Czech harpsichordist
1928 - Gerald Arpino, Staten Island NY, choreographer
1928 - Garry Winogrand, American photographer (d. 1984)
1929 - Aleksander Petrovic, film director
1929 - Billy Walker, Ralls Tx, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)
1930 - Edgar Sergeyi Hovhanesyan, composer
1930 - Ernest Just, Black biologist, served as VP of American Zoologists
1931 - Juraj Pospisil, composer
1931 - Frank Costigan, Australian lawyer
1932 - Caterina Valente, Paris France, singer (Entertainers)
1932 - Harriet Andersson, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Cries & Whispers)
1932 - Don Garlits, American race car driver
1933 - Stan Brakhage, American filmmaker (d. 2003)
1934 - Richard Briers, English actor
1935 - Lucille Wheeler, Canadian alpine skier
1936 - Clarence Carter, US singer (Thread the Needle)
1936 - John Paul Cain, Sweetwater TX, PGA golfer (1989 Greater Grand Rapids)
1936 - Ludmila Pinayeva, USSR, 500m kayak (Olympic-gold-1964, 1968, 1972)
1936 - Reiner Klimke, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic-gold-1984)
1937 - Billie Jo Spears, country singer
1937 - Ken Higgs, cricketer (effective Engld pace-bowler in 15 Tests 1965-68)
1937 - Erland Kops, Danish badminton player
1937 - Shoban Babu, Indian actor
1938 - Allen Toussaint, [Naomi Neville], pianist/songwriter (Ride Your Pony)
1938 - Jack Jones, LA Calif, singer (Love Boat Theme)
1940 - Julian Bond, Nashville Tenn, (D-Ga) civil rights leader
1941 - C L "Gibby" Gilbert Jr, Chattanooga TN, PGA golfer (1976 Danny Thomas)
1941 - Marjoe Gortner, Long Beach Ca, actor (Speak Up America, Falcon Crest)
1941 - [Dorothy] Faye Dunaway, Bascom Fl, actress (Chinatown, Bonnie & Clyde)
1941 - Milan Kucan, Slovenian statesman
1942 - Amichand Rajbansi, South African politician
1942 - Carol Bellamy, Planfield NJ, (City Council Pres-D-NYC, 1978-85)
1942 - Ian Brayshaw, Australian cricketer and footballer
1942 - Dave Campbell, American baseball player
1943 - Holland Taylor, Phila, actress (Bossom Buddies, Camilla-Naked Truth)
1943 - Jose Luis Rodriguez, Caracas Venezuala, singer (Dueno De Nada)
1943 - Ronald Hunter, Boston Mass, actor (Lazarus Syndrome)
1943 - Shannon Lucid, Shanghai China, astronaut (STS 51G, 34, 43, 58, 76/79)
1943 - Mariss Jansons, Latvian conductor
1944 - Graham Vivian Marsh, Kalgoorlie Australia, PGA golfer (1977 Heritage)
1944 - Marjoe Gortner, American evangelist
1944 - Nina Totenberg, American journalist
1945 - Einar Hakonarson, Icelandic painter
1945 - Maina Gielgud, British ballet dancer and administrator
1946 - Harold Shipman, British serial killer (d. 2004)
1947 - Bill Weberniuk, Canadian snookers player
1948 - Carl Weathers, New Orlean La, actor (Apollo Creed-Rocky)
1948 - T-Bone Burnett, musician/producer
1948 - Tim Harris, rocker (Foundations)
1949 - Christine Belford, Amityville NY, actress (Banacek, Empire, 90210)
1949 - Lawrence Kasdan, Miami FL, director/writer (Accidental Tourist)
1949 - Paul Chubb, Australian actor (d. 2002)
1949 - Mary Robison, American writer
1951 - Gil Pak Jong, Korea PR, judo (Olympic-1976)
1951 - William Risrook, rocker (BT Express-Here Comes the Express)
1952 - Sydney Biddle Barrow, madam/autohr (Mayflower Madam)
1952 - Maureen Dowd, American writer
1952 - Calin Popescu-Tariceanu, Prime Minister of Romania
1954 - Jim Duggan, American wrestler
1956 - Étienne Daho, French singer and songwriter
1956 - Ben Heppner, Canadian singer
1957 - Suzanne Danielle, English actress
1957 - Anchee Min, Chinese writer
1958 - Colin Ferguson, murderer (6 people on the LIRR on Dec 7, 1993)
1959 - Carl Chas Smash Smyth, rock bassist (Madness-Our House)
1959 - Geoff Tate, vocalist (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)
1959 - Paul Terry, cricketer (in Germany Two Tests England v WI 1984)
1959 - Susan Smith, Beloit WISC, playmate (Sept, 1981)
1961 - Robert Edwin Hall, mountaineer/businessman
1962 - Patrica Morrison, rocker (Sisters of Mercy-Walk Away, Black Planet)
1962 - Michael McCaul, American politician
1964 - Sergei Nemchinov, Moscow Rus, NHL center (NY Islanders, Oly-Silver-98)
1964 - Steven Soderbergh, writer (Mimi, Schizoplis)
1964 - Mark Addy, British actor
1964 - Ernest Miller, American wrestler
1964 - Shepard Smith, American news anchor
1965 - Dave Lowry, Sudbury, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers)
1965 - Desiree Nosbusch, Luxembourg, actress (The Fan)
1965 - Jemma Redgrave, London England, actress (Buddha of Suburbia)
1965 - Shamil Basayev, Chechen rebel (d. 2006)
1965 - Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, British chef
1966 - Daniel J Schneider, Memphis Tn, actor (Dennis-Head of the Class)
1966 - Matt Brock, NFL defensive end/tackle (NY Jets)
1967 - Emily Watson, actress (Breaking the Waves, Boxer)
1967 - Terry Wooden, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks, KC Chiefs)
1967 - Tom Rhodes, actor (Tom Rhodes-Mr Rhodes)
1967 - Kerri Green, American actress
1967 - Saskia Wickham, British actress
1967 - Zakk Wylde, American musician (Black Label Society)
1968 - Fred[ric] Honebein, SF Calif, rower (Olympics-5th-1996)
1968 - L L Cool J, [James Todd Smith], St Albans NY, rapper (Bigger & Deffer)
1968 - Ruel Fox, English footballer
1969 - Dave Grohl, drummer (Nirvana, Foo Fighters)
1969 - David Webb, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1969 - Jason Kent Bateman, Rye NY, actor (David-Valerie, Hogan Family)
1969 - Martin Bicknell, cricketer (England pace bowler 1993)
1969 - Rico Smith, NFL wide receiver (Cleve Browns)
1970 - Eric Charron, Verdun, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
1970 - Steve Cooke, Kanai Hawaii, pitcher (Pitts Pirates)
1970 - Tyrone Hughes, NFL cornerback (New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears)
1970 - Gene Snitsky, American professional wrestler
1971 - Antonios Nikopolidis, Greek footballer
1971 - Lasse Kjus, Norwegian skier
1972 - Kyle Brady, NFL tight end (NY Jets)
1972 - Michael Davis, NFL cornerback (Cleve Browns)
1972 - Predrag Gosta, Yugoslav-born conductor
1972 - Raimondas Rumsas, Lithuanian cyclist
1973 - Ed Howard, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
1973 - Lethon Flowers, NFL defensive back (Pitts Steelers)
1973 - Rod Myers, Conroe TX, outfielder (KC Royals)
1973 - Giancarlo Fisichella, Italian race car driver
1974 - Hugues Legault, Montreal Quebec, 50m swimmer (Olympics-96)
1974 - Kevin Jefferson, NFL linebacker (Cin Bengals)
1974 - Michael Dritlein, WLAF wide receiver (Rhein Fire)
1974 - Nancy Napolski, Hinsdale Idaho, air rifle (Olympics-1996)
1974 - Kevin Durand, Canadian actor
1975 - Marcel Koning, soccer player (FC The Hague/NEC)
1977 - Terry Ryan, St Johns, NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens)
1977 - Darren Purse, English footballer
1978 - Just Blaze, American hip hop producer
1978 - Shawn Crawford, American sprinter
1979 - John Reuben, American hip hop artist
1979 - Karen Elson, British supermodel
1979 - Angela Lindvall, American supermodel
1980 - Sosuke Sumitani, Japanese announcer
1980 - Clive Clarke, Irish footballer
1980 - Cory Gibbs, American soccer player
1980 - Ossama Haidar, a Lebanese soccer player
1980 - Byron Leftwich, American football player
1980 - Hiroshi Tamaki, Japanese actor and model
1981 - Abdelmalek Cherrad, Algerian football
1981 - Rosa López, Spanish singer
1981 - Pitbull, American rapper
1982 - Léo Lima, Brazilian footballer
1982 - Víctor Valdés, Spanish goalkeeper
1983 - Maxime Monfort, Belgian cyclist
1984 - Mike Pelfrey, American baseball player
1986 - Gary Brolsma, American internet celebrity
1986 - Cristina Aicardi, Peruvian badminton player
1988 - Jamie Altman, son of Lynda Carter & Robert Altman
1988 - Jordy, French singer
1988 - Mikalah Gordon, American singer
1988 - Jack P. Shepherd, English actor
1989 - Sextuplets, Paris France, (to a 29-year-old woman)
1994 - Samir Patel, American spelling bee winner
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