Birthdays of Personalities on January 20

xxxx :Colleen Zenk Pinter, Barrington IL, actr (Barbara-As the World Turns)
1622 :Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns
1654 :Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet
1716 :Carlos III, king of Naples/Spain (1759-88) Pompei/Jesuits
1732 :Richard H Lee, US farmer (signed Declaration of Independence)
1763 :Theobald Wolfe Tone, Irish patriot
1782 :Johan B J F S, archduke of Austria
1812 :Ralph Pomeroy Buckland, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1813 :Jacon Gartner Lauman, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1867
1820 :Anne Jemima Clough, England, promoted higher education for women
1831 :Pieter J Joubert, general (South Africa)
1843 :Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)
1847 :W R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)
1865 :Friedrich A H von Waldeck, brother of queen Emma/last ruler of Waldeck
1873 :Charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist
1873 :Johannes V Jensen, Denmark, novelist/poet (Energy Storage, Nobel 1944)
1877 :Ruth St Denis, Newark NJ, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses)
1883 :Betram Home Ramsay, English admiral/Commander Allied Naval Forces
1888 :Leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line)
1891 :Mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist
1893 :Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos)
1894 :Harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie)
1899 :Kenjiro Takayanagi, VP (JVC)
1900 :Doris Deane, WI, entertainer
1903 :Sybil Marion Rosenfeld, theatre historian
1904 :Alexandra Danilova, Peterhof Russia, ballerina (Turning Point)
1904 :Renato Caccioppoli, Italian mathematician/grandson of Bakunin
1907 :Roy Welensky, Premier (Rhodesia/Nyasaland 1956-63)
1910 :Lauritz Lauritzen, German politician
1910 :Nina Verchinina, dancer choreographer/teacher
1915 :Joe Hitchcock, darts player (leader of St Dunstan's Four)
1916 :Jopie [Johan A] Pengel, premier of Suriname (1963-69)
1916 :Walter Bartley, biochemist
1919 :Royalton Kisch, British(?) conductor
1920 :Federico Fellini, Rimini Italy, dir (8?, Satyricon, La Dolce Vita)
1920 :Peter Clemoes, anglo-Saxon scholar
1920 :Richard John Copeland Atkinson, archaeologist
1920 :Sam M Gibbons, (Rep-D-FL, 1963- )
1922 :Lord James Hanson, English industrialist/House of Lords (Conservative)
1922 :Ray Anthony, Penn, orch leader (Ray Anthony Show, Peter Gunn Theme)
1924 :Yvonne Loriod, Houilles France, pianist
1925 :Edwin Gordon, NYC, VOA correspondant
1926 :Robert L Van Citters, cardiology/advisory panelist/UW dean
1927 :Geoffrey WT Atkins, British World Champion racket player (1954-72)
1927 :Olivier Strebelle, Belgian sculptor/ceramist
1928 :Peter Donat, Kentville Nova Scotia, (Flamingo Road, Different Story)
1929 :Arte Johnson, Chicago Ill, comedian (Laugh-in, Don't Call Me Charlie)
1930 :Edwin E "Buzz" Aldrin Jr, Montclair NJ, USAF/astro (Gem 12, Ap 11)
1931 :Thomas Roy Garrett, museum curator
1933 :Ron Townson, St Louis Mo, rock vocalist (5th Dimension-Up Up & Away)
1936 :Eldred G Maduro, minister (Netherland Antilles)
1939 :Nalin Chandra Wickramasinghe, Indian astronomer
1940 :Carol Heiss Jenkins, NYC, figure skater (Oly-gold/silver-56, 60)
1942 :Slim Whitman, yoddler/country singer (Home on the Range)
1943 :Roeland HG "Roel" van Duyn, Dutch Provo politician
1944 :Eddie Shah, English publisher (Today, Post)
1944 :Isao Okano, Japan, middleweight judo (Olympic-gold-1964)
1944 :Lieven Soete, Dutch publicist (Molotov-Ribbentrop-pact)
1945 :Eric Stewart, rock guitarist (10cc-I'm Not in Love)
1945 :Peter Beckwith, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
1947 :Malcolm McLaren, founded rock group (Sex Pistols-God Save the Queen)
1947 :Ronald Townson, rock singer (5th Dimension-We Can Fly)
1948 :Anatoly Shcharansky, Soviet human rights activist/?migr?
1948 :Jerry Ross, Ind, Lt Col USAF/astronaut (STS 61B, 27, 37, 55, 74,sk:88)
1949 :Ivana Trump, former wife of Donald
1949 :Kieron Walsh, academic
1950 :Henk Batenburgh, cabaret performer/singer (Waaldrecht)
1951 :Magomed Omarovich Tolboyev, Russian cosmonaut
1952 :Ian Hill, bass guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin the Law)
1952 :Paul Stanley, [Eisen], rock guitarist (KISS-Beth)
1955 :Joe Doherty, Ireland, IRA activist (jailed in US)
1955 :Michael Anthony, rock bassist/singer (Van Halen-Pretty Woman)
1956 :Bill Maher, comedian (Politically Incorrect)
1956 :John McNally, Naha Okinawa, US rapid fire pistol (Oly-84, 88, 92, 96)
1963 :Scott Fisher, San Jose Calif, Australian basketball forward (Oly-96)
1964 :Ozzie Guillen, Oculare del Tuy Venezuela, shortstop (Chic White Sox)
1965 :Brad Brink, US baseball pitcher (SF Giants, Phila Phillies)
1966 :Tracii Guns, rock guitarist (LA Guns-It's Over Now)
1969 :Andre Romal Cason, Virginia Beach VA, 100m runner
1969 :Melissa Rivers, NYC, TV hostess (MTV, CBS Morning News)
1970 :Dennis Hulshof, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
1970 :Deon Figures, cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1970 :Marvin Benard, Bluefields Nicaragua, outfielder (SF Giants)
1970 :Rob Gaudreau, Lincoln, NHL center (Ottawa Senators)
1970 :Ron Carpenter, NFL/WLAF safety (NY Jets, Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 :Andrei Skabelka, NHL forward (Belarus, Oly-98)
1973 :Eddie Kennison, wide receiver (St Louis Rams)
1974 :Calvin Harrison, Orlando Florida, 200m/400m runner
1974 :Rae Carruth, wide receiver (Carolina Panthers)



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