Birthdays of Personalities on January 5

xxxx :Claudia North, NYC, high society child (December, 1979)
xxxx :Kelly Nickels, rock bassist (LA Guns-It's Over Now)
1548 :Francisco Su rez, Granada Spain, philosopher/theologian
1592 :Shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal
1729 :Paul C la Fargue, cartoonist/painter
1759 :Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader
1769 :Jean Baptiste Say, French economist (Political Economics)
1773 :Pieter Fontijn, Dutch painter/drawer
1779 :Stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812)
1779 :Zebulon Montgomery Pike, explorer (Pike's Peak)
1787 :John Burke, Irish genealogist (Burke's Peerage)
1806 :Andre H C van Hasselt, Belgian poet (La Belgium)
1811 :Cyrus Hamlin, educator/missionary (est Robert College, Turkey)
1813 :Thomas Neville Waul, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1903
1822 :Joseph Brevard Kershaw, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1894
1828 :August Valentine Kautz, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1895
1835 :Hendrik E van Rijgersma, Dutch gouvernement doctor on Saint Maarten
1840 :John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896
1846 :Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Germany, Idealist philosopher (Nobel 1908)
1848 :Khristo Botev, hero of Bulgarian revolt against Turkey, poet
1850 :Theodoor Verstraete, Flemish painter/etcher
1855 :King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)
1859 :DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)
1874 :Joseph Erlanger, doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944)
1876 :Konrad Adenauer, Cologne Germany, chancellor of Germany (BRD, 1949)
1893 :Friedrich Blume, German musicologist (Das Rassenproblem in der Musik)
1895 :Jeannette Piccard, balloonist/Episcopal priest
1896 :Hendrik Algra, Dutch MP (ARP)
1900 :Dennis Gabor, Hung/Brit physicist (holography-Nobel 1971) [or Jun 5]
1900 :Yves Tanguy, French/US sailor/surrealistic painter
1901 :H L Honore comte d'Estienne d'Orves, French officer/resistance fighter
1901 :Mario Scelba, premier Italy (1954-55)
1902 :Hubert Beuve-M?ry, French newspaper publisher (Le Monde (The Voice))
1902 :Pierre Palla, Dutch pianist/organist
1905 :L szl? Papp, Hungary, middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1948, 52, 56)
1906 :Kathleen Kenyon, 1st person to place date on remains of Jericho
1907 :Wilhelm J Soukop, Austrian/British sculptor
1907 :Willi Soukop, sculptor
1909 :Simon Harcourt Nowell-Smith, bibliophile
1909 :Stephen Cole Kleene, mathematician (Regular Expressions)
1910 :Erica Morini, Vienna Austria, concert violinist
1912 :Frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53)
1915 :Mabel Leigh, potter
1915 :Uta Graf, singer/teacher
1918 :Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)
1920 :Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Brescia Italy, pianist
1921 :Friedrich D?rrenmatt, Switzerland, playwright/novelist (Visit)
1921 :Jean BMRLAAM d'Aviano, grand duke of Luxembourg (1964- )
1923 :Robert L Bernstein, NYC, publisher (Random House)
1923 :Sam Phillips, musician/record founder (Sun)
1926 :Robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl)
1928 :Walter Fritz Mondale, (Sen-D-Minn)/42nd VP (1977-81)
1928 :Zulfikar Ali Khan Bhutto, president/premier (Pakistan)
1929 :Wilbert Harrison, singer
1930 :Edward Galven Givens Jr, Quanah Texas, Major USAF/astronaut
1930 :Richard Hayes, Passaic NJ, singer/emcee (Name That Tune)
1931 :Alfred Brendel, Wiesenberg Moravia, Austrian pianist
1931 :Alvin Ailey, choreographer (American Dance Theater)
1931 :Walter Davis, US, running high jumper (Olympic-gold-1952)
1932 :Ra?sa Maximovna Titorenko Gorbachev, Russia's 1st lady (1982-1991)
1935 :Nancy L Johnson, (Rep-R-CT, 1983- )
1938 :Edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92)
1938 :Juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- )
1938 :Leo Avery, abbot of Quarr
1938 :Piet Kruiver, Dutch soccer star
1939 :Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)
1939 :Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher
1941 :Grady Thomas, US rock vocalist (Parliaments, Funkadelic, Maggot Brain)
1942 :Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)
1942 :Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist
1943 :Eusebio de Silva Ferreira, Mozamb/Port soccer star (Europa Cup 1 1962)
1943 :Ferreira da Silva Eusebio, Brazilan intl soccer player
1944 :Tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5]
1947 :Michael DeWine, (Rep-R-Oh, 1983- )
1949 :Chris Stein, Bkln, rock guitarist (Blondie-Heart of Glass, Call Me)
1949 :George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)
1957 :Vincent Calloway, Kentucky, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)
1962 :Danny Jackson, US baseball pitcher (Royals/Phillies/Cardinals)
1963 :Jeff Fassero, Springfield IL, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
1963 :Rick Ambrose, singer (Jewel)
1964 :Tracy Ham, CFL quarterback (Montreal Alouettes)
1966 :Kate Schellenbach, musician (Luscious Jackson)
1967 :Chris Nabholz, US baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
1968 :Joe Juneau, Pont-rouge, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
1969 :Marilyn Manson, singer/musician
1971 :Eric Smith, NFL/WLAF wide receiver (Chicago Bears, Scotland Claymores)
1971 :Hillary Butler, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1971 :Jason Bates, Downey CA, infielder (Colorado Rockies)
1974 :Calvin Collins, center/guard (Atlanta Falcons)
1975 :Ray Morgan, announcer (I'd Like to See)
1975 :Warrick Dunn, running back (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)



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