Famous Birthdays on 3rd January

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106 BC - Cicero, Roman statesman and philosopher (d. 43 BC)
1196 - Emperor Tsuchimikado of Japan (d. 1231)
1624 - William Tucker, 1st Black child born in America
1680 - Johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker
1698 - Pietro Metastasio, Italian poet (d. 1782)
1710 - Richard Gridley, American Revolutionary soldier (d. 1796)
1719 - Francisco José Freire, Portuguese historian (d. 1773)
1722 - Fredric Hasselquist, Swedish naturalist (d. 1752)
1730 - Charles Palissot de Montenoy, French writer/politician
1757 - Johann Abraham Sixt, composer
1760 - John Storm, American Revolutionary soldier (d. 1835)
1763 - Joseph Fesch, French cardinal/war commission/earl/senator
1777 - Louis Poinsot, French instrument worker
Roman Statesman & Philosopher CiceroRoman Statesman & Philosopher Cicero (106 BC) 1777 - M A Elisa Bonaparte, Corsican monarch of Lucca/Piombino
1778 - Antoni Melchior Fijałkowski, Polish bishop (d. 1861)
1786 - Johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, composer
1789 - Carl G Carus, German physician/psychologist/philosopher
1793 - Lucretia Coffin Mott, US, teacher/minister/abolitionist/feminist
1802 - Feliks Ostrowski, composer
1802 - Charles Pelham Villiers, British House of Commons member (d. 1898)
1803 - Douglas William Jerrold, London, author/playwright/wit (Punch Mag)
1806 - Henriette Sontag, German soprano (d. 1854)
1810 - Antoine T d'Abbadie, French explorer (Ethiopia) [or Jul 24]
1810 - Eliza Von Bretton di Zerega, Danish West Indies, baroness
1819 - Thomas Hill Watts, Atty Gen (Confederacy), died in 1892
1819 - Charles Piazzi Smyth, Astronomer Royal for Scotland (d. 1900)
1823 - Jaak-Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer
1828 - Karl Collan, Finnish composer
1829 - John G R Acquoy, theologist/church historian
1829 - Konrad Duden, German linguist (Der grosse Duden)
1830 - Alexander Ewing, composer
1835 - Larkin Goldsmith Mead, sculptor
1836 - Sakamoto Ryoma, Japanese revolutionary (d. 1867)
1840 - Father Joseph Damien de Veuster, Belgium, helped lepers in Hawaii
1853 - Iwan Knorr, composer
1855 - Hubert Bland, English socialist (d. 1914)
1861 - William Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904)
1862 - Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939)
1865 - Henry Lytton, British actor and opera singer (d. 1936)
1868 - Franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian
1869 - Paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer
1870 - Henry Eichheim, composer
1870 - Henry Handel Richardson, Australia, novelist (Richard Mahoney)
1873 - Ichizo Kobayashi, Japanese businessman (d. 1957)
1876 - Wilhelm Pieck, co-founder German Communist Party/pres (1949-60)
1879 - Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, US First Lady (1923-29)
1882 - Willem Benoy, Flemish actor/director (Pygmalion)
1883 - Clement Richard Attlee, (L) British PM (1945-51)
1884 - Eli S Jones, US, evangelist (Christ of Indian road)
1884 - Raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer
1886 - Arthur Mailey, cricketer (great Aussie leg-spinner & cartoonist)
1886 - John G Fletcher, US, poet (Epic of Arkansas)
1886 - Josephine Hull, Newtonville MA, Academy award actress (Harvey)
1887 - Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)
1887 - August Macke, German painter (d. 1914)
1891 - Osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet/author (Kamenj) [NS=Jan 15]
Writer and Academic J. R. R. TolkienWriter and Academic J. R. R. Tolkien (1892) 1892 - John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, South Africa, philologist/writer (Lord of Rings)
1893 - Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, French novelist/essayist (Gilles)
1894 - ZaSu Pitts, American actress (d. 1963)
1895 - Boris Mykolayovich Lyatoshyns'ky, composer
1895 - Mihail Andricu, composer
1897 - Marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13)
1897 - Pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary)
1898 - Johannes Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1920)
1898 - ZaSu Pitts, Parsons Kansas, actress (Life With Father, Dames)
1900 - Dorothy Arnzer, director
1900 - Maurice Jaubert, composer
1901 - Eric Voegelin, Germany, US philosopher (Order & History)
1901 - Ngo Dinh Diem, pres/dictator of South Vietnam (1955-63)
1902 - Henry Lennox d'Aubigny Hopkinson, diplomat/politician
1903 - Charles Foulkes, Canada, general
1904 - Boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte)
1905 - Dante Giacosa, engineer/designer
1905 - Ray Milland, Neath Wales, actor (Lost Weekend-Acad Award 1945)
1905 - Anna May Wong, Los Angeles, California, American actress (Shanghai Express, Piccadilly)
1906 - Roman Brandstaetter, writer
1909 - Victor Borge, [Borge Rosenbaum], Copenhagen Denmark, pianist/comedian
1910 - Thomas Stuart Willan, historian
1910 - Frenchy Bordagaray, American baseball player (d. 2000)
1911 - John Sturges, US, director (Old Man & Sea, Magnificent 7)
1912 - Robert Flemyng, Liverpool England, actor (Windom's Way, Young Winston)
1912 - Renaude Lapointe, Canadian journalist and senator (d. 2002)
1912 - Armand Lohikoski, Finnish director (d. 2005)
1914 - Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer
1916 - Antonio Estevez, composer
1916 - Betty Furness, NYC, actress/journalist/consumer activist (Studio 1)
1916 - Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist
1917 - Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN
1917 - Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)
1918 - Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)
1919 - Jesse White, Buf NY, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Million Dollar Mermaid)
1920 - Renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001)
1921 - John Russell, Los Angeles California, actor (Pale Rider, Rio Bravo)
1922 - Bill Travers, Newcastle-on-Tyne England, actor (Born Free, Gorgo)
1922 - Jacques Wildberger, Swiss composer (In My End is My Beginning)
1922 - Morten Nielsen, Denmark, poet/resistance fighter
1923 - Dragutin Gostuski, composer
1923 - Charles Tingwell, Australian actor
1924 - Andre Franquin, cartoonist
1924 - Henry M Fazzie, S Afr Union/UDF-leader
1924 - Roy Harding, British teacher
1924 - Nell Rankin, American singer (d. 2005)
1924 - Doug Ellis, British entrepreneur
1926 - Danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist
1926 - George Martin, record producer (The Beatles)
1928 - Frank Ross Anderson, Canada, International Chess Master (1954)
1929 - Marilyn Lloyd, (Rep-D-TN, 1975- )
1929 - Sergio Leone, Italian, director (Fist Full of Dollars)
1929 - Ernst Mahle, Brazilian composer
1930 - Eddie Egan, Bronx NYC, actor (Joe Forrester)
1930 - Robert Loggia, Staten Island, actor (Officer & a Gentleman, THE Cat)
1930 - Marcel Dubé, Quebec playwright
1932 - Anatoli Petrovich Kuklin, Russia, cosmonaut
1932 - Jaswick Taylor, cricketer (WI pace bowler 50s, 10 wkts in 3 Tests)
1932 - Mara Corday, Santa Monica California, actress (Foxfire, Black Scorpion)
1932 - Coo Coo Marlin, American race car driver (d. 2005)
1934 - Bryan George Kelly, composer
1934 - Carla Hills, politician (US Pres Commission on Housing-1982)
1936 - Betty Rollin, actress (Crossing Delancey)/author (Last Wish)
1936 - David Vine, British sport commentator
1936 - Jos Kunst, composer
1939 - Bobby Hull, Pointe Anne Ontario, Canadian NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72)
1939 - Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager
1939 - Janice Crosio, Australian politician
1940 - Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)
1941 - Shima Iwashita, actress (Red Lion, Hara-Kiri, Double Suicide)
1941 - Van Dyke Parks, Alabama, actor/musician (Bonino, Billy Crystal Hour)
1942 - John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)
1942 - John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)
1944 - Christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)
1944 - David Atherton, English conductor
1944 - Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke
1945 - Stephen Stills, Dallas TX, songwriter/guitarist (Cosby Stills & Nash)
1946 - John Paul Jones [John Baldwin], rock bassist (Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven)
1946 - Cissy King, American entertainer
1947 - Sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut
1948 - Larry McNeeley, Lafayette Ind, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour)
1948 - Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)
1949 - Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965)
1950 - Victoria Principal, Fukuoka Japan, actress (Earthquake, Pamela-Dallas)
1950 - Beth Anderson, composer
1951 - Frank Chikane, sec-gen of S Afr Council of Churches
1951 - Gary Nairn, Australian politician
1952 - Jim Ross, American wrestling announcer
1953 - Angelo Parisi, France, heavyweight judo (Olympic-gold-1980)
1954 - Ross The Boss, rocker
1954 - Dean Hart, Canadian wrestler (d. 1990)
1954 - Ned Lamont, American businessman
1955 - Cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere)
1955 - Palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)
Actor and Film Director Mel GibsonActor and Film Director Mel Gibson (1956) 1956 - Mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon)
1956 - Willy T. Ribbs, American race car driver
1957 - Frank Dicopoulos, Akron OH, actor (Frank Cooper-Guiding Light)
1957 - Bojan Križај, Slovenian skier
1958 - Shim Hyung-rae, South Korean filmmaker
1959 - Rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band)
1960 - Joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor)
1960 - Sandeep Marwah Founder of Film City, Noida, India
1961 - Erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop)
1962 - Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
1962 - Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)
1962 - Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)
1962 - Ulrike Lang, writer
1962 - Francesca Lia Block, American author
1963 - Aamer Malik, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 13 Tests 1987-90)
1963 - Ashley Chinner, Cape Town South Africa, golfer (1992 CGIA Canadian Tour)
1963 - Jim Everett, NFL quarterback (LA Raiders, NO Saints, San Diego Chargers)
1963 - Vic Grimes, American professional wrestler
1963 - Jerome Young, American professional wrestler
1963 - Alex Wheatle MBE, black British novelist
1964 - Cheryl Miller, Riverside California, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1984)
1964 - Bruce LaBruce, Canadian filmmaker
1965 - Daniel Stubbs, NFL defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Dolphins)
1965 - Mark Dewey, Grand Rapids MI, pitcher (SF Giants)
1966 - Chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)
1966 - John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1966 - Luis Sojo, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
1966 - Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
1966 - Martin Galway, Northern Ireland composer
1967 - Demetri Davis, WLAF tight end (Barcelona Dragons)
1967 - Joseph Amor, San Jose, video game record holder (Space Invaders)
1967 - Magnus Gustafsson, Sweden, tennis star
1968 - Kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star
1968 - Kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa)
1968 - Shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah)
1968 - Thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
1969 - Matt LaBounty, defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
1969 - Nikki Nelson, Topaz Lake Nev, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
1969 - Steve Poapst, Cornwall, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
Formula 1 Racing Driver Michael SchumacherFormula 1 Racing Driver Michael Schumacher (1969) 1969 - Michael Schumacher, Hurth, Germany, Formula One racing driver (seven time world champion)
1970 - James Brown, NFL tackle (NY Jets)
1970 - Tony Farmer, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)
1970 - Trudi Jeffrey, Brisbane QLD, golfer (1990 Australian Jr Champion)
1970 - Yogi Johl, Vancouver BC, 130 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympics-96)
1970 - Mahaya Petrosian, Iranian actress
1970 - Christian Duguay, American comic actor
1970 - Matt Ross, American actor
1971 - Cory Cross, Lloydminster, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1971 - Ku'ualoha Taylor, Hawaii, Miss USA (Hawaii-Miss Congeniality-1996)
1971 - Rene van Rijswijk, Dutch soccer player (RKC)

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