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January 8


January 8 – Famous Birthdays

David Bowie (ROCK SINGER) 1947-2016

Stephen Hawking (PHYSICIST) 1942

Elvis Presley (ROCK SINGER) 1935


January 8 – Famous Birthdays

1081 Henry V Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)
1583 Simon Episcopius Dutch bishop/theologist
1587 Johannes Fabricius Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)
1589 Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)
1628 François de Montmorency-Bouteville duc de Luxembourg, French soldier
1632 Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf German jurist
1658 Nicolas Coustou French sculptor (Descente de Croix)
1668 Jean Gilles composer
1767 Abraham de Veer Dutch Governor-General of Suriname (1822-28)
1777 Filippo Traetta Italy, composer/musicologist
1779 John White composer
1786 Nicholas Biddle made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank
1787 Johann Ludwig Bohner composer
1788 Erik Drake composer
1791 Jacob Collamer (Senator-VT)
1792 Lowell Mason Medfield MA, organist/composer (Zebulo)
1810 Robert Schumann Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)
1812 Sigismond Fortune François Thalberg composer
1812 William Henry Holmes composer
1814 Johannes Kneppelhout [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist
1814 Thomas Green Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1815 George Webb Morell Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883
1815 Lawrence Pike Graham Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1905
1817 John Selden Roane Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1867
1821 James Longstreet Confederate General (1st Corps, ANV)
1822 Alfredo Carlo Piatti composer
1823 Alfred Russel Wallace British zoologist/co-discoverer (evolution)
1824 Per August Olander composer
1824 William Wilkie Collins English novelist (The Woman in White, The Moonstone)
1830 Governer Kemble Warren Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1882
1830 Hans von Bülow Dresden, pianist/virtuoso conductor/musical writer
1836 Fannie M Jackson pioneer & educator, 1st US Black woman college grad
1836 Lawrence Alma Tadema Dutch/British painter/husband of Laura Epps
1846 Albert Cahen composer
1846 William Wallace Gilchrist composer
1851 Gérard Leman Belgian count/General
1860 Nancy Jones US black missionary in Africa
1862 Frank Nelson Doubleday publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)
1863 Paul Scheerbart [Bruno Küfer], German writer (The Seasnake)
1867 Emily Green Balch US, sociologist/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1946)
1868 Sir Frank Dyson proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity
1870 Miguel Primo de Rivera Orbaneja dictator of Spain (1923-30)
1873 Lucien Capet composer
1883 Josue Teofilo Wilkes composer
1885 John Curtin Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)
1886 Noble Drew Ali [Timothy Drew], North Carolina, prophet (Moorish Science Temple)
1888 Matt Moore County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)
1888 Richard Courant German/US mathematician (What is mathematics?)
1889 Paul Hartmann Furth Germany, actor (Haunted Castle)
1890 Sandor Rado Hungarian/US psycho analyst
1891 Bronislava Nijinska ballet choreographer
1891 Walther Bothe Germany, subatomic particle physicist (Nobel 1954)
1891 Storm Jameson English novelist (The Green Man, Cousin Honoré)
1892 Werner Wehrli composer
1896 Jaromir Weinberger Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Bird’s Opera)
1896 Manuel Rojas Sepulveda Chile, writer (Men of the South)
1899 Solomon WRD Bandaranaike premier of Ceylon (1956-59)
19– Ann Schedeen Portland OR, actress (Alf, Paper Dolls, Marcus Welby)
1900 Queen Marie of Yugoslavia
1901 Edmond Vandercammen French/Belgian writer (L’amour responsable)
1902 Alexander Gray Wrightsville PA, actor (This is Music)
1902 Georgy M Malenkov Stalin’s successor as head of CPSU, PM (1953-55)
1902 Carl R[ansom] Rogers US, psychologist (Client-Centered Therapy)
1902 Gret Palucca German dancer/choreography (Silent Song)
1903 Gene Roth [Eugene Stutenroth], South Dakota, actor (She Demons, Spider)
1904 Peter Arno New York City NY, cartoonist (New Yorker)
1905 Carl Gustav Hempel German Logical Positivist philosopher
1905 Giacinto Scelsi composer
1906 Jacob C van Marken Dutch peanut butter maker (Calvé-Delft)
1906 Jan A H J S Bruins Slot Dutch founder illegal Trouw/MP (ARP)
1906 Serge Poliakoff Russian/French painter/guitarist
1908 (Fearless) Mary Nadia Wadia actress
1908 William Hartnell London England, actor (Agitator, Jackpot)
1909 Bruce Mitchell cricketer (South African bat, their top run-scorer (3471))
1910 Richard Cromwell [LeRoy Melvin Radabaugh], Los Angeles CA, actor (Jezebel)
1911 Andrej Ocenas composer
1912 José Ferrer Santurce PR, actor/director (Cyrano de Bergerac, Blood Tide, Dune, Big Bus)
1912 Rudolf G Escher Dutch composer (True Face of Peace)
1913 Horace Smith cricketer (New Zealand, only Test wicket off his 1st ball (Paynter))
1914 Charles Borromeo Mills composer
1917 Stanley Prager New York City NY, comedian (College Bowl)
1917 Peter Taylor US writer
1920 Hendrikus J Wittebold civil servant/resistance fighter
1922 Abbey Simon New York City NY, pianist
1923 Giorgio Tozzi Chicago IL, basso
1923 Joseph Wiezenbaum artificial intelligence pioneer
1923 Larry Storch New York City NY, comedian (F Troop, Larry Storch Show)
1923 Iva Michiels [Rik Ceuppens], Flemish writer (Ksiega Alfa)
1923 Johnny Wardle cricketer (Yorkshire & England left-arm bowler of 50’s)
1924 Benjamin Lees (Lysniansky) Harbin Manchuria, composer
1924 Robert Starer Vienna Austria, composer
1924 Ron Moody London England, actor (12 Chairs, Wrong is Right)
1924 Antai Ribari composer
1925 James Saunders English chemist/playwright (Ark)
1926 Soupy Sales [Milton Hines], North Carolina, comedian (Soupy Sales Show)
1926 Evelyn Lear [Shulman], Brooklyn NY, soprano
1926 Jani Christou composer
1928 Sander Vanocur Cleveland OH, news anchor (NBC Weekend News)
1930 Doreen Wilber US, archer (Olympics-gold-1972)
1930 May Wynn [Donna Lee Hickey], New York City NY, actress (Caine Mutiny, Noah’s Ark)
1931 Bill Graham Germany, rock promoter (Fillmore)
1933 Charles Osgood New York City NY, news anchor (CBS Weekend News)
1933 Jean-Marie Straub France, director (Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach)
1934 Jacques Anquetil France, Tour de France bicycle racer (5-time winner)
1934 Michael Grierson Jarrett archaeologist
1934 Piet Dankert Dutch politician (PvdA)
1934 Roy Kinnear Lancashire England, actor (TW3, Help!, The 3 Musketeers)
1935 Nolan Miller Burkburnett TX, fashion designer (Dynasty, Love Boat)
1935 Elvis Aaron Presley Tupelo MS, rocker (Blue Suede Shoes, Hounddog)
1935 Jesse Garon Presley stillborn twin brother of Elvis
1936 Ferdinand Hartzenberg South African minister of Education (1979-82)
1937 Bob Eubanks Flint MI, TV host (Newlywed Game)
1937 Robert Moran composer
1937 Shirley Bassey Cardiff Wales, singer (Goldfinger, Moonraker)
1938 Bob Eubanks Flint MI, TV host (Newlywed Game)
1939 Yvette Mimieux Hollywood CA, actress (Time Machine, Where the Boys Are)
1940 Anthony Gaurdine (Little Anthony & Imperials-Goin’ Out of My Head)
1940 Cristy Lane US, country/gospel singer
1940 Little Anthony [Gourdine] rocker (& Imperials)
1941 Graham Chapman England, comedian (Monty Python’s Flying Circus)
1941 Robby Krieger rocker (Doors)
1942 John Peterson rocker
1942 Stephen Hawking English physicist (Black Holes & Baby Universes)
1942 Vyacheslav Dmitriyevich Zudov USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 23)
1943 Lee Jackson rocker (Nice)
1943 Marcus Hutson rock vocalist (Whispers)
1944 Terry Brooks US, sci-fi author (Sword of Shannara)
1945 John Peters rock drummer (Harpers Bizarre)
1946 Tod Brannan Vice President (Logos Network Corp)
1946 Elaine Cheris Dotham AL, fencer-epee (Olympics-96)
1946 Kathleen Noone actress (All My Children, Party of 5, Knots Landing)
1946 Robbie Kreiger Los Angeles CA, guitarist (Doors-Come on Baby Light My Fire)
1947 Igor Ivanov Leningrad, Canadian chess champion (1981-84, 1985- )
1947 Terry Sylvester rocker (Hollies-The Air that I Breathe)
1947 David Bowie [Jones], London, singer/actor (Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust)
1948 Gillies Mackinnon director (Playboys)
1948 Mel Pritchard rocker
1948 Paul King rocker (Blue Oyster Cult)
1949 Lawrence Rowe cricketer (prolific West Indies batsman, 302 vs England 1974)
1951 Gérard Leman Belgian General
1951 John McTiernan Albany NY, actor (Predator, Die Hard, Medicine Man)
1951 Paul Dresher composer
1952 Laurie Walters San Francisco CA, actress (Joannie-Eight is Enough)
1952 Norm Jarvis Prince Albert Sask, golfer (1984 Chilliwack)
1953 Bruce Sutter pitcher (Cubs, Cards, Braves)
1955 Mike Reno Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy-Get Lucky, Heaven in Your Eyes)
1959 Michael Harwood Sydney New South Wales, Australasia golfer
1960 Jolanda Egger Luzean Switzerland, playmate (June, 1983)
1961 Shoaib Mohammad cricketer (son of Hanif Patient & prolific batsman)
1963 Hiromi Kobayashi Fukushima Japan, LPGA golfer (1993 JAL Big Apple)
1964 Virgil Hill Missouri, middleweight boxer (Olympics-silver-1984)
1965 Champaka Ramanayake cricketer (Sri Lankan opening bowler)
1965 Eric Wohlberg Sudbury Ontario, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1965 Maria Pitillo Elmira NY, actress (Dear God, Nancy Don Lewis-Ryan’s Hope)
1965 Michelle Forbes actress (Julianna Cox-Homicide)
1966 Darryl Hall CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
1966 Loretta Lee [Lee Lai Chan], China, actress (Happy Ghost)
1967 Hollis Conway Chicago IL, high jumper (Olympics-silver/bronze-88, 92)
1967 Kent Jones Portales NM, golfer (NM State Amateur-1990-91)
1967 Roger Rowland Jacksonville FL, Nike golfer (1990 Macon Open-2nd)
1967 Willie Anderson US, NBA guard (New York Knicks, Olympics-bronze-1988)
1968 Alexander Alexeev NHL defenseman (Belarus, Olympics-98)
1968 Ami Dolenz Los Angeles CA, actress (General Hospital, Can’t Buy Me Love)
1968 Brian Johnson Oakland CA, catcher (San Diego Padres)
1968 Mark Duane Croghan Akron Ohio, 3k steeplechase (Olympics-5th-96)
1968 Paul Carey US baseball infielder (Baltimore Orioles)
1969 Brian Boehringer St Louis MO, pitcher (New York Yankees)
1969 R Kelly singer (I Wish I Could Fly)
1970 Jon Klemm Calgary, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)
1971 Brenda Lee Armstrong Albert Lea MN, Miss Minnesota-America (1990)
1971 Billy Joe Hobert NFL quarterback (Oakland Raiders)
1971 Branislav Janos hockey forward (Team Slovakia 1998)
1971 Brook Mahealani Lee Miss Universe/Miss USA-1997 (Hawaii)
1971 Darren Langdon Deere Lake, NHL left wing (New York Rangers)
1971 Jason Giambi West Covina CA, infielder (Oakland A’s)
1971 Roosevelt Potts NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts)
1971 Stephane Barin hockey forward (Team France 1998)
1972 Brandie Burton San Bernardino CA, LPGA golfer (1993 du Maurier Ltd)
1972 Devlin Murphy Honolulu Hawaii, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1974 Arjan Blaauw Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)
1974 Brian Roberson wide receiver (New York Giants)
1975 Jenny Lewis Las Vegas NV, actress (Becky-Life With Lucy)
1975 Star Behl Miss Delaware-USA (1996)
1975 Vitali Yachmenev Chelyabinsk Russia, NHL right wing (Los Angeles Kings)
1976 Brad Snyder Ontario, shot putter (Olympics-96)
1977 Pearl Amoah Miss Ghana-Universe (1996)
1977 Ryan Frances actor (Trevor-Sisters)
1978 Petra Minarova Miss Czech Republic-Universe (1997)
1979 Sequoyah chimpanzee (son of Washoe)
1979 Sarah Polley actress (Sweet Hereafter)
1982 Gaby Hoffman actress (Field of Dreams, Uncle Buck, Now & Then)

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