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Notable Birthdays on January 24

Publius A Hadrianus - 76 14th Roman Emperor (117-138)
Richard Aungerville - 1287 English bishop
Galeazzo Maria Sforza - 1444 Duke of Milan
Charles Sackville - 1638 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet
John Vanbrugh - 1664 London, dramatist/architect (baptized)
William Congreve - 1670 English playwright
Thomas Tanner - 1674 English bishop
Christian von Wolff - 1679 German philosopher
Farinelli - 1705 [Carlo Broschi], Andria Italy, castrato
Frederick II - 1712 (the Great), king of Prussia (1740-86)
Georg F Schmidt - 1712 German engraver/etcher
Frances Brooke - 1724 English writer
Pierre de Baumarchais - 1732 France, playwright (Barber of Seville)
Anne - 1742 Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn
Gustav III - 1746 king during Swedish Enlightenment (1771-92)
Wybo Fijnje - 1750 Dutch politician/patriot/journalist
Andrew Ellicott - 1754 American surveyor
Johann Chrysostomus Drexel - 1758 composer
Louis Alexandre Andrault de Langeron - 1763 Russian general
Antony CW Staring - 1767 Dutch lawyer/poet (Jaromir)
Karl Moser - 1774 composer
Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann - 1776 German writer/judge/composer (Undine)
Charles F - 1778 duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X
Elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden) - 1779 Russian tsarina
Karl von Holtei - 1798 Silezian actor/playwright (Die Vagabunden)
Karl von Staudt - 1798 German math professor (projective geometrician)
Edwin Chadwick - 1800 British social reformer
Abraham Czn van Stolk - 1814 Dutch art collector
John Milton Thayer - 1820 Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906
Adam Jacoby Slemmer - 1828 Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
Ferdinand J Cohn - 1828 German botanist/publicist
Karol Studzinski - 1828 composer
William Mason - 1829 composer
John Pegram - 1832 Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865
Vasily Surikov - 1848 Russian painter
Alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky - 1859 composer
Edith Wharton[-Jones] - 1862 US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)
Marguerite Durand - 1864 French feminist leader
Ethel Turner - 1872 Australian author
Konstantin Bogaevsky - 1872 Russian painter
Arthur Shomburg - 1874 famous African
Elisabeth Achelis - 1880 creator (World Calendar)
Estelle Winwood - 1883 [Goodwin], England, actress (Miracle on 34th Street)
Henry King - 1886 American film director
Ernst Heinrich Heinkel - 1888 German inventor (1st rocket-powered aircraft)
Hedwig "Vicki" Baum - 1888 Austrian/US author (Men Never Know)
Walter Model - 1891 German fieldmarshal
Albin Zollinger - 1895 Swiss poet/author (Der Halbe Mensch)
Eugen Roth - 1895 writer
Cliff Heathcote - 1898 American baseball player
E. A. Speiser - 1902 American Bible scholar
Oskar Morgenstern - 1902 German/US economist
Walter Keirnan - 1902 New Havens Ct, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret)
Robert Gwathmey - 1903 artist (Arts " Letters)
Norman Cook - 1906 museum curator
Alfonse Vranckx - 1907 Belgian lawyer/politician
Maurice Couve de Murville - 1907 France premier (1968-69)
Ann Todd - 1909 Hartford England, actress (Paradine Case, 7th Veil)
Tiny Winters - 1909 musician
C[atherine] L[ucille] Moore - 1911 US, sci-fi author (Judgment Night)
Ken Weekes - 1912 cricketer (WI batsman v England 1939, 137 at The Oval)
Norman Dello Joio - 1913 [Dello Ioio], NYC, composer
Ernest Borgnine - 1915 Hamden Ct, actor (Ice Station Zebra, McHale, Marty)
Robert B Motherwell - 1915 US, painter (Elegies to the Spanish Republic)
Vitezslava Kapralova - 1915 composer
Jack Brickhouse - 1916 American sports broadcaster
John Corner - 1916 scientist
Vic Stollmeyer - 1916 cricketer (bro of Jeff Scored 96 in only Test innings)
Gottfried von Einem - 1918 Bern Switzerland, Austrian composer (Dantons Tod)
John McLiam - 1918 Alberta, actor (Parker-Men From Shiloh)
Oral Roberts - 1918 Televangelist; needs $8,000,000 (Oral Roberts College)
Leon Kirchner - 1919 Brooklyn NY, opera composer (Lily)
Nora Beloff - 1919 journalist/author
Don Saddler - 1920 Van Nuys Calif, dancer (Holiday Hotel)
Jerry Maren - 1920 actor (munchkin-Wizard of Oz, Mayor McCheese)
Bernard J Dwyer - 1921 (Rep-D-NJ, 1981- )
Charles Socarides - 1922 American psychiatrist
Neil Franklin - 1922 soccer star
Simeon ten Holt - 1923 composer
8th earl Spencer - 1924 English large landowner/father of Diane
David Craighead - 1924 composer
Klaus George Roy - 1924 composer
Marvin Kaplan - 1924 Brooklyn NY, actor (Top Cat, Henry-Alice)
Robert W Kastenmeier - 1924 (Rep-D-WI, 1959- )
Maria Tallchief - 1925 Fairfax Ok, ballerina
William Hudson - 1925 Calif, actor (I Led 3 Lives)
Georges Lautner - 1926 French director and screenwriter
Paula Hawkins - 1927 (Sen-R-FL, 1981-86)
Sir Patrick Macnaghten - 1927 11th Baronet, British aristocrat
Desmond Morris - 1928 English zoologist (Human Ape, Body Language)
Michel Serrault - 1928 French actor
Bernard Matthews - 1930 English turkey farmer/multi-millionaire
Ib Norholm - 1931 composer
Werner Steger - 1932 composer
Zeke Carey - 1933 US R"B-singer (Flamingos-I Only Have Eyes For You)
Stanisław Grochowiak - 1934 Polish poet
Eric Ashton - 1935 English rugby league footballer
Daniel Goode - 1936 composer
Doug Kershaw - 1936 La, plays electric fiddle
Jack Scott - 1936 Canada, rocker (My True Love)
Julius Arthur Hemphill - 1938 saxophonist
Ray Stevens - 1939 Clarksdale Ga, singer (Ahab the Arab, Streak)
Flip Buurmeijer - 1940 Dutch MP (PvdA)
Aaron Neville - 1941 US singer/keyboardist (Neville Brothers)
Michael Chapman - 1941 Leeds England, rocker (Looking for 11)
Neil Diamond - 1941 Brooklyn NY, singer/actor (Jazz Singer)
Gary Hart - 1942 American professional wrestling manager and wrestler
Julie Bennett - 1943 Beverly Hills CA, actress (Hey There It's Yogi Bear)
Sharon Tate - 1943 Dallas Tx, actress (Valley of the Dolls)
Subhash Ghai - 1943 Indian film director
David Gerrold - 1944 [Jerrold David Friedman], author (World of Star Trek)
Klaus Nomi - 1944 German singer
D. Todd Christofferson - 1945 LDS apostle
John Garamendi - 1945 American politician
Hubert M "Jubi" Kirindongo - 1946 Curacaos sculptor/painter
John Harrison - 1946 South Africa correspondent (BBC)
Michael Ontkean - 1946 Vancouver BC, actor (Rookies, Slap Shot, Twin Peaks)
David Randall - 1947 priest
Giorgio Chinaglia - 1947 soccer star (Lazio of Italy, NY Cosmos)
Masashi Ozaki - 1947 Japanese golfer
Warren Zevon - 1947 Chicago, rocker (Excitable Boy)
Elliott Abrams - 1948 asst secretary of state/supplied arms to the Contras
Michael Des Barres - 1948 British actor and rock singer
Bart Gordon - 1949 (Rep-D-TN, 1985- )
John Belushi - 1949 Chicago Ill, comedian/actor (SNL, Blues Brothers)
Benjamin Urrutia - 1950 Ecuadorian-born American writer
Daniel Auteuil - 1950 Algeria, actor (Elegant Criminal, Manon of Spring)
Yakov Smirnoff - 1951 Russia, comedian (It's a wonderful country)
William F Readdy - 1952 Quonset Point RI, astronaut (STS 42, 51, 79)
Brian Matthews - 1953 Phila, actor (Burning)
Jo Gartner - 1954 Austrian racing driver
James Montgomery - 1955 US 100m swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1976)
Julian Holland - 1955 rocker (Squeeze)
Hanne Krogh - 1956 Norwegian singer (Bobbysocks)
Lounès Matoub - 1956 a famous Berber Kabyle singer
Adrian Edmondson - 1957 British comedian
Frank Ullrich - 1958 East Germany, world biathlon champion
Jools Holland - 1958 British musician
Neil Allen - 1958 American baseball player
David Mills - 1959 American author
Vic Reeves - 1959 English comedian
Nastassja Kinski - 1960 Berlin Germany, actress (Tess, Cat People)
Krasimir Mikhailov Stoyanov - 1961 Bulgaria, cosmonaut
Vince Russo - 1961 American writer
William Van Dijck - 1961 Belgian athlete
Sultan Zarawani - 1962 cricketer (United Arab Emirates capt 1996 World Cup)
Arnold Vanderlyde - 1963 Dutch boxer
Martyn Grimley - 1963 English field hockey player
Rob Dibble - 1964 Bridgeport Ct, pitcher (Cin Reds)
Ronnie McCann - 1964 Evander South Africa, Nike golfer (1993 Hawkeye-37th)
Carlos Saldanha - 1965 Brazilian film director
Ross MacDonald - 1965 Vancouver BC, star yachter (Olympics-96)
Jimeoin - 1966 Northern Irish comedian
Kim Saiki - 1966 Inglewood CA, golfer (1994 Standard Register PING-13th)
Mike Forgeron - 1966 Main-A-Dieu Nova Scotia, rower (Olympics-96)
Chris Warren - 1967 NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks)
John Myung - 1967 American musician (Dream Theater)
Phil LaMarr - 1967 American voice actor
Shannon Butler - 1967 South Lake Tahoe Calif, 10k runner
Mark Burmester - 1968 cricketer (Zimbabwe Test all-rounder in 3 Tests 1992)
Mary Lou Retton - 1968 Fairmont WV, gymnist (Oly-gold/2 silver/2 bronze-84)
Michael Kiske - 1968 German musician
Ross Powell - 1968 US baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros)
Scott Mercier - 1968 Harbor City Calif, cyclist (Olympics-96)
Hilmir Snær Guðnason - 1969 Icelandic actor
Louise McPaul - 1969 Australian javelin thrower (Olympics-silver-92, 96)
Stephanie Romanov - 1969 actress (Teri Spencer-Models Inc)/model (Elite)
Chris Bartolone - 1970 hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
Matthew Lillard - 1970 actor (Scream)
Andrea Mackris - 1971 American television producer
Cory Bailey - 1971 US baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
Joe Panos - 1971 NFL guard/center (Phila Eagles)
John Reece - 1971 WLAF/NFL cornerback (Amsterdam Admirals, Dallas Cowboys)
Saalman Raelyn - 1971 Fostoria Ohio, actress (Attack of 60' Centerfold)
Tonya Crowe - 1971 Long Beach Calif, actress (Olivia-Knots Landing)
Jay Walker - 1972 quarterback (Minnesota Vikings)
Joe Garten - 1972 WLAF center (Frankfurt Galaxy)
Naoshi Mizuta - 1972 Japanese composer
Raphael Graetz - 1972 WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
Salima Davidson - 1972 Pittsburgh Penn, volleyball setter (Olympics-96)
Shannon Garrett - 1972 CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
Ulla Werbrouck - 1972 Belgian judoka and politician
Chris Ferraro - 1973 Port Jefferson, NHL right wing (Oly-94, NY Rangers)
Erik Gervais - 1973 Valleyfield Quebec, kayaker (Olympics-96)
Peter Ferraro - 1973 Port Jefferson, NHL right wing (Oly-94, NY Rangers)
Richard Aimonetto - 1973 hockey forward (Team France 1998)
Ed Helms - 1974 American actor
Kristy Sargeant - 1974 Edmonton Alberta, ice pairs (1994 Skate Canada)
Layla Linn - 1974 Miss New Mexico USA (1996)
Shii Ann Huang - 1974 American game show contestant
Tim Biakabutuka - 1974 running back (Carolina Panthers)
Danielle Connors - 1975 Miss Virginia USA (1996)
Rónald Gómez - 1975 Costa Rican footballer
Cindy Pieters - 1976 Belgian cyclist
Laure Belleville - 1976 Miss Universe-France (1996)
Shae-Lyn Bourne - 1976 Chatham Ontario, ice dancer (1995 World Champs-4th)
Shae-Lynn Bourne - 1976 Ontario, pairs skater (Bourne " Kraatz)
Lenka Cenkova - 1977 Trinec Czech, tennis star (1995 Futures-Vaihingen-GER)
Tatyana M Ali - 1979 NYC, actress (Sesame St, Fresh Prince of Bel Air)
Nicole Marie Lenz - 1980 American actress
Rocky Boiman - 1980 American football player
Travis Hanson - 1981 American baseball player
Scott Speed - 1983 American race car driver
Shaun Maloney - 1983 Scottish footballer
Scott Kazmir - 1984 American baseball player
Witold Kiełtyka - 1984 Polish drummer (Decapitated)
Mischa Barton - 1986 English-born American actress
Raviv Ullman - 1986 Israeli-born American actor
Ashley Jade Stern - 1993 daughter of radio personality Howard Stern
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