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Last Updated 01-31-2019

🏆⛸Benjamin Agosto -- is 37 in the year 2019 and 38 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1982 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater, Ice Dancer, Olympic Athlete
Misc: famous for his partnership with Tanith Belbin

🎭Geoffrey Beevers -- is 78 in the year 2019 and 79 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1941
Actor, English
TV Shows: Doctor Who (as Master)
Movie Titles: Clash of the Titans, The Edge of Love, Legend

🎵Boris Blank -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1953
Songwriter, Musician, Electronica Performer, Swiss
Misc: Sound technician
Group Names: Yello

🏆🥊Barbara Jean Blank -- is 32 in the year 2019 and 33 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1987 N.S.
Names/Places: WWE stage name: Kelly Kelly
Misc: her real name sounds like a Match Game '73 question. Barbara Jean...[blank].

🎭Zachary Bostrom -- is 38 in the year 2019 and 39 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1981
TV Shows: Harry & the Hendersons (as Ernie Hendersons)
Movie Titles: Dinosuar, Johnny Tsunami

🏆🏈Drew Brees -- is 40 in the year 2019 and 41 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1979
NFL Quarterback
Misc: Super Bowl XLIV MVP

🏆🏒Adam Burt -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1969
NHL Defensive, American

🎭Eddie Cahill -- is 41 in the year 2019 and 42 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1978
TV Shows: Miracle, Under the Dome, Lords of Dogtown, CSI: NY (as Det. Don Flack), Conviction (as Conner Wallace)
Movie Titles: Miracle, Lords of Dogtown

🎭🎵Dove Cameron -- is 23 in the year 2019 and 24 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1996 N.S.
Actress, Pop Singer
Names/Places: not a twin sister of Karis
TV Shows: Descendants: Wicked World, Liv and Maddie (as Liv and Maddie Rooney)
Movie Titles: R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls, Cloud 9

🎭Victor Campos -- is 84 in the year 2019 and 85 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1935
Movie Titles: Scarface, Juice, Black Sunday, Cade's County

🎭🎵Charo -- is 78 in the year 2019 and 79 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1941
Actress, Foreign Singer, Spanish
Names/Places: b. in Murcia; Trademark:Cucci Cucci; RN:Maria Rosario Pilar Martinez Melina Baeza; Xavier Cugat's ex-wife
Misc: in the 9-17-02 issue of Star, they state that she was born in 1941 and not 1951, but b. 1931 is a possibly if she was an adult when she married Xavier Cugat in the 1960's
TV Shows: Chico & the Man (as Aunt Charo), The Love Boat (as April Lopez occasional)

🎭Jason Culp -- is 58 in the year 2019 and 59 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1961
Movie Titles: Skinheads, The Reflecting Pool, Hickey and Boggs

🎭🎵D.J. Jazzy Jeff -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1965
Actor, Rapper
Names/Places: RN: Jeffrey Allen Townes; LN:Townes
Misc: The Fresh Prince of Bel Air was his only acting credit; he provided the soundtrack for several movies
Group Names: D.J. Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince
TV Shows: The Fresh Prince of Bel Air (as Jazz)
Movie Titles: Made in America, Boyz in the Hood, Strange Days, Jersey Girl

🏆⚾Delino DeShields -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1969
MLB Second Baseman

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Jack Adam Dykstra -- is 1 in the year 2019 and 2 in the year 2020; b.1/15/2018 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Cutter's son

🏆🏈Kenneth Mason "Kenny" Easley Jr. -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1959 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NFL Safety, College Football Player
Misc: 4x First-team All-Pro, 5x Pro Bowl; in the Virginia Sports, College Football and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of California Los Angeles, Seattle Seahawks (1981-1987)

Stuart E. Eizenstat -- is 76 in the year 2019 and 77 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1943
Diplomat, Attorney
Misc: a partner at Washington, D.C. law firm, Covington & Burling and senior strategist at APCO Worldwide

🏆Gemma Lee Farrell -- is 31 in the year 2019 and 32 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1988
Model, Playmate, New Zealand
Misc: November 2013

🎨🎭Trent Ford -- is 40 in the year 2019 and 41 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1979
Art Director, Actor
Movie Titles: Gosford Park, The Island, How to Deal, September Dawn; September Dawn

✍⚛Ernest Gaines -- is 86 in the year 2019 and 87 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1933
Author, Inventor
Misc: the lifeboat
Book Titles: A Lesson Before Dying, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, A Gathering of Old Men

🎵🎸Melvyn Gale -- is 67 in the year 2019 and 68 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1952
Cellist, Rock & Roll Musician, English
Group Names: ELO

🏆⚾Bobby Grich -- is 70 in the year 2019 and 71 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1949
MLB Second Baseman
Names/Places: RN: Robert Anthony Grich
Misc: 6x All-Star, 4x Gold Glove Award, Silver Slugger Award

Jack Alexander Hohnen-Weber -- is 18 in the year 2019 and 19 in the year 2020; b.1/15/2001
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Juliette and Steven's son

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🏆⚾Matt Holliday -- is 39 in the year 2019 and 40 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1980 N.S.
MLB Left Fielder
Misc: NL LCS MVP 2007
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals, Colorado Rockies

🏆🏈LeShon Johnson -- is 48 in the year 2019 and 49 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1971
NFL Runningback

🎵🎸Adam Jones -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1965 N.S.
Hard Rock Guitarst
Group Names: Tool

🎭Andre Khabbazi -- is 44 in the year 2019 and 45 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1975
Misc: retired from acting in 2001
Movie Titles: Circuit

🎭🎮Regina King -- is 48 in the year 2019 and 49 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1971
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Video Game Voice Actress
Names/Places: Reina's sister
TV Shows: The Boondocks, 227 (as Brenda Jenkins)
Movie Titles: Enemy of the State, Jerry Maguire, Boyz N the Hood, Ray
Video Games: The Ant Bully

🏆Pilar Lastra -- is 38 in the year 2019 and 39 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1981
Model, Playmate
Misc: August 2004
TV Shows: Deal or No Deal (model)

🎭Aonika Laurent -- is 48 in the year 2019 and 49 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1971 N.S.
Movie Titles: Fantastic Four, Olympus Has Fallen, High Freakquency, Black Jaq

Jasmine Page Lawrence -- is 23 in the year 2019 and 24 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1996
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Patricia and Martin's girl

🎵Lisa Lisa -- is 52 in the year 2019 and 53 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1967
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Harlem, NY; RN:Lisa Valez
Song Titles: I Wonder If I Take You Home (with Full Force), Can You Feel the Beat, All Cried Out, Head to Toe, Lost in Emotion, Little Jackie Wants to Be a Star, Let The Beat Hit 'Em

🎭Chad Lowe -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1968
Actor, Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Dayton, OH; Rob's brother
TV Shows: Spencer (as Spencer Winger), Life Goes On (as Jesse McKenna), Melrose Place (as Carter Gallavan), Popular (as Mr. Grant), Pretty Little Liars (as Byron Montgomery)
Movie Titles: Unlawful, Floating, Highway to Hell

🏆🏈Marty Lyons -- is 62 in the year 2019 and 63 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1957
Hall of Famer, NFL Player, Football Defensive Tackle
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Alabama, New York Jets (1979-1989)

Vivienne Margaret MacArthur -- is 4 in the year 2019 and 5 in the year 2020; b.1/15/2015 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Ali Larter and Hayes's daughter

🏆⚾Mike Marshall -- is 76 in the year 2019 and 77 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1943
MLB Pitcher
Misc: National League Cy Young Award winner in 1974; record for most games [106] pitched in one season [1974]
Sports Teams: Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins

✍🎭Andrea Martin -- is 72 in the year 2019 and 73 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1947
Comedy Writer, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: Second City TV Network (as Edith Prickley, regular), Martin Short Show (as Alice), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (as Quark's Ferengi mom, occasional), The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, George and Martha (as Martha), The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley (as Mrs. Freebus), Great News (as Carol Wendelson)
Movie Titles: Anastasia, Wag the Dog, My Big Fat Greek Wedding

🏆🏁🏊Betsy Mitchell -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1966 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

🎨🎭Bill Morrison -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1959
Comic Book Artist, Director
Misc: co-founder of Bongo Comics (along with Matt Groening), created promotional art for Disney's animated movies
TV Shows: The Simpsons (illustrator), Futurama (director)

🎭James Nesbitt -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1965
Actor, Comedian, Irish
Movie Titles: Cold Feet, Murphy's Law, The Hobbit (series), Bloody Sunday

✍📰🎭Tommy Nolan -- is 71 in the year 2019 and 72 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1948
Writer, Columnist, Actor, Canadian
Names/Places: aka Butch Bernard
TV Shows: Buckskin (as Jody), Out of This World
Movie Titles: Batman Begins, Pretty Woman, School Spirit

🎭Margaret O'Brien -- is 81 in the year 2019 and 82 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1938
Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in San Diego, Calif.; RFMN:Angela Maxine
Movie Titles: Jane Eyre, Meet Me in St Louis, Little Women, The Secret Garden

🎵Will Oldman -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1970
Country Singer
Names/Places: aka Bonnie Prince Billy

🏆🎾Mary Pierce -- is 44 in the year 2019 and 45 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1975
Tennis Player, Canadian

🎵🎸Pitbull -- is 38 in the year 2019 and 39 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1981
Rap Music Performer, Reggaeton Singer

🎭🎵Lulu Popplewell -- is 28 in the year 2019 and 29 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1991 N.S.
Actress, Singer, English
Movie Titles: Love Actually

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🎭Victor Rasuk -- is 35 in the year 2019 and 36 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1984
Movie Titles: Fifty Shades of Grey, Godzilla (2014), Raising Victor Vargas, Lords of Dogtown

🎭Ernie Reyes Jr. -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1972
Actor, Stuntman, Producer
Misc: black belt in Karate
TV Shows: Sidekicks (as Ernie Lee)
Movie Titles: The Rundown, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Rush Hour 2, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

Jaxson Ronald Samuel -- is 12 in the year 2019 and 13 in the year 2020; b.1/15/2007
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Daphnee Dupalix and Ron's son

🎭Jessy Schram -- is 33 in the year 2019 and 34 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1986 N.S.
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Mad Men, Once Upon a Time (as Ashley Boyd), Falling Skies (as Karen Nadler), Nashville
Movie Titles: Unstoppable

🎭Michael Seater -- is 32 in the year 2019 and 33 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1987 N.S.
Actor, Producer, Canadian
TV Shows: 18 to Life (as Tom Bellow), Life with Derek (as Derek Venturi), The Zack Files (as Spencer Sharpe), Strange Days at Blake Hosley High, Murdoch Mysteries (as James Gillies)
Movie Titles: Adventures in the Sin Bin

📰⚖Ben Shapiro -- is 35 in the year 2019 and 36 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1984 N.S.
Journalist, Political Commentator
Book Titles: Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America's Youth, The People vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama Administration

🎵Ray Simpson -- is 65 in the year 2019 and 66 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1954
Disco Singer
Group Names: The Village People

🎵Skrillex -- is 31 in the year 2019 and 32 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1988
Names/Places: aka DJ Skrillex; RN: Sonny John Moore
Misc: Electronic dance musician

🏆🏀Felton Spencer -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1968
NBA Center

🎭Count Stovall -- is 73 in the year 2019 and 74 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1946
Movie Titles: Jack Goes Boating, Invasion of Privacy, Clockin' Green

Roan Thurman-Hawke -- is 17 in the year 2019 and 18 in the year 2020; b.1/15/2002
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke's son

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🎵Peter Trewavas -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1959
Bassist, English
Group Names: Marillion

Katya Tylo -- is 21 in the year 2019 and 22 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1998
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Hunter and Michael's daughter

✍🎭🎵🏆Mario Van Peebles -- is 62 in the year 2019 and 63 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1957
Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Movie Director, Songwriter, Model, Mexican
Names/Places: Melvin's son
TV Shows: Cosby Show (occ), Sonny Spoon, L.A. Law (as Andrew Taylor)
Movie Titles: New Jack City

🎵Grace Vanderwaal -- is 15 in the year 2019 and 16 in the year 2020; b.1/15/2004 N.S.
Songwriter, Singer
TV Shows: America's Got Talent

🏆Paulina Vega -- is 26 in the year 2019 and 27 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1993 N.S.
Beauty Pagent Winner, Model, Colombian
Misc: Miss Colombia (2013), Miss Universe (2014)

🎭Chris Warren Jr. -- is 29 in the year 2019 and 30 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1990 N.S.
Movie Titles: Love and Basketball, High School Musical (series), Men of Honor; High School Musical (series), Alvin and the Chipmunks 2: The Squeakquel

🏆🏈Leonard Wheeler -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1969
NFL Safety

🏆🏈Randy White -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.1/15/1953
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive, NFL Tackle, College Football Player
Misc: Super Bowl XII MVP; 9x Pro Bowl, 9x First Team All-Pro, 3x NFC Champ; in the College Football and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Maryland, Dallas Cowboys (1975-1988)

✍📰🎭Goodman Ace -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1899 d.3/25/1982 (83)
Humorist, Comedy Writer, Columnist, TV/Radio Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: Jane's hubby
Misc: radio: Easy Aces

🏆🏈🏒Hobey Baker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1892 N.S. d.12/21/1918 N.S. (26)
Hall of Famer, College Football Player, NHL Forward
Names/Places: RN:Hobart Amory Hare Baker
Misc: played 1910-1918; member of both college football and hockey Hall of Fame

🎭Marjorie Bennett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1896 d.6/14/1982 (86)
TV Actress
TV Shows: The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (as Mrs. Blossom Kenney)

🎵Edward "Sonny" Bivins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1936 N.S. d.12/3/2014 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, Tenor, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: RN: Edward Jessie Bivins, Jr.
Group Names: Manhattans

🎭Patricia Blair -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1933 d.9/9/2013 (80)
TV Actress
Misc: some say b. 1931
TV Shows: The Rifleman (as Lou Mallory), Daniel Boone (as Rebecca Boone)

🎭Lloyd Bridges -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1913 d.3/10/1998 (85)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in San Leandro, CA.; RN:Lloyd Vernet Bridges II
TV Shows: Sea Hunt (as Mike Nelson), Lloyd Bridges Show, The Loner, Joe Forrester (star), Roots (as Evan), East of Eden, The Blue & the Gray, Paper Dolls (as Grant)
Movie Titles: Airplane

Lord Nathaniel Britton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1859 d.6/25/1934 (75)

🎭Charles Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1946 d.1/8/2004 (57)

🎭🎵Henry Burr -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1882 d.4/6/1941 (59)
Stage Actor, Tenor, Canadian
Names/Places: NN:Dean of Ballad Singers; RN:Harry H. McClaskey
Misc: a big star of the 1890-1930 era
Group Names: The Peerless Quartet, soloist

🎨🎵🎸Captain Beefheart -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1941 d.12/17/2010 (69)
Painter, Rock & Roll Singer, Rock & Roll Musician
Names/Places: RN:Don Van Vilet
Group Names: The Mothers of Invention, Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band

🎭🎵🎷Thelma Carpenter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1922 d.5/14/1997 (75)
Actress, Jazz Singer
TV Shows: Barefoot in the Park
Movie Titles: The Wiz, The Cotton Club

✍📰Edward Channing -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1856 d.1/7/1931 (74)
Author, Historian

🏆⚾Raymond Johnson Chapman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1891 d.8/16/1920 (29)
MLB Shortstop
Misc: only major league fatality
Sports Teams: Cleveland Naps/Indians (1911-1920)

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🏆🏀Robert Edris "Bob" Davies -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1920 N.S. d.4/22/1990 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, NBA Player
Names/Places: NN:The Harrisburg Houdini
Misc: star ballhandling guard of the late 1940s and early 1950's. NBA All-Star for the Rochester Royals multiple times; Sacramento Kings #11 retired
Sports Teams: Brooklyn Indians (ABL 1943-1944), Brooklyn Gothams (ABL 1944-1945), Rochester Royals (1945-1955)

💰Pierre Samuel Du Pont -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1870 d.4/5/1954 (84)
Businessperson, Executive

🎵S. H. Dudley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1864 d.6/6/1947 (83)
Tenor, Opera Singer
Names/Places: RFMN:Samuel Holland Rous

✍📰Ilya G. Ehrenburg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1891 d.8/31/1967 (76)
Novelist, Journalist

🎭Cy Feuer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1911 d.5/17/2006 (95)
Stage Producer/Director
Misc: A Chorus Line

🏆⚽Tommy Fleming -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1890 d.3/19/1965 (75)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scotish

Vincent Foster Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1945 d.7/20/1993 (48)

🏆🥊Eddie Graham -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1930 N.S. d.1/21/1985 N.S. (55)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Edward F. Gossett
Misc: Wrestling Promoter

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🏆⚾Steve Gromek -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1920 d.3/12/2002 (82)
MLB Player

🎵Earl Hooker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1929 d.4/21/1970 (41)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Drummer, Harmonicaist, Keyboardist, Blues Performer
Names/Places: John Lee's cousin

🎭Rex I Ingram -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1892 d.7/21/1950 (58)
Names/Places: RN:Reginald Ingram Montgomery Hitchcock

🎵Joan Marie Johnson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1944 d.10/5/2016 N.S. (72)
Group Names: The Dixie Cups

🎭Todd Karns -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1921 d.2/5/2000 (79)
Movie Actor
Movie Titles: It's a Wonderful Life

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1929 d.4/4/1968 (39)
Social Reformer, Educator
Names/Places: b. in Atlanta; RFN:Michael Jr.
Misc: Black freedom movement founder

🎵🎷Gene Krupa -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1909 d.10/16/1973 (64)
Drummer, Bandleader, Jazz Musician
Group Names: Benny Goodman

🏆🏁🏊Maria Lenk -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1915 N.S. d.4/16/2007 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Brazilian

🎖💰Philip Livingston -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1716 d.6/12/1778 (62)
Revolutionary, Merchant
Misc: Declaration of Independence signer

🎵Alan Lomax -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1915 d.7/19/2002 (87)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Folk Singer
Names/Places: John Avery Lomax's son

Hal Mason -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1917 d.10/10/1986 (69)
Misc: Advertising Executive who created the Pillsbury Doughboy, Mr. Clean, the Hamm's Bear, and other animated characters.

✍🎭Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molière -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1622 N.S. d.2/17/1673 N.S. (51)
Comedy Writer, Playwright, Stage Actor, Comedian, French
Names/Places: Psu:Moliere; RN:Jean Baptiste Poquelin

Gamal Abdel Nasser -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1918 N.S. d.9/28/1970 N.S. (52)
Statesman, Egyptian
Misc: The Second President of Egypt

✍🎭🎵Ivor Novello -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1893 d.3/6/1951 (58)
Dramatist/Playwright, Actor, Director, Composer, Songwriter, Welsh (Wales)

Cardinal John J. O'Connor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1920 d.5/3/2000 (80)
Religious Leader
Misc: N.Y. Roman Catholic Archbishop

💰Aristotle Onassis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1906 N.S. d.3/15/1975 N.S. (69)
Executive, Zillionaire, Turkey
Names/Places: Jacqueline Kennedy's ex-hubby
Misc: Greek shipping magnate

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✍⚛⛪Pierre Joseph Proudhon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1809 d.1/19/1865 (56)
Dramatist/Playwright, Theorist, Theologian, Anarchist
Names/Places: aka Moliere

🎭Maria Schell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1926 d.4/26/2005 (79)
Movie Actress, Austrian
Names/Places: b. in Vienna; Maximilian's sister

✍⛪Nathan Soderblom -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1866 d.7/12/1931 (65)
Dramatist/Playwright, Clergyman, Theologian, Swedish

⚖🏆Frederick Arthur Stanley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1841 d.6/14/1908 (67)
Politician, Sports Figure, British
Misc: Has hockey champ cup named after him

🎭Barbara Tarbuck -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1942 d.12/27/2016 N.S. (74)

Edward Teller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1908 d.9/9/2003 (95)
Physicist, Hungarian
Names/Places: b. in Budapest; NN:The Father of the Hydrogen Bomb

Lewis M. Terman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1877 d.12/21/1956 (79)
Misc: developed Stanford-Binet IQ test

🎭Ernest Thesiger -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1879 d.1/14/1961 (81)
Actor, English
Movie Titles: Bride of Frankenstein, Ghoul

🎭Frank Thornton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1921 d.3/16/2012 (91)
TV Shows: Are You Being Served? (as Captain Peacock)

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🎵🎸Ronnie Van Zant -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1949 d.10/20/1977 (28)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: RFMN:Ronald Wayne
Group Names: Lynard Skynard

🎭Irene Vernon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1922 d.4/21/1998 (76)
TV Actress
TV Shows: Bewitched (as Louise Tate)

Cole Younger -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1844 d.3/21/1916 (72)

Ella Flagg Young -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/15/1845 d.10/26/1918 (73)
Misc: first woman president (National Educational Association)

🎭🎵Daphne Anderson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/27/1922 d.1/15/2013 (90)
Actress, Dancer, Singer, English

🎖Henry H. "Hap" Arnold -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/25/1886 d.1/15/1950 (63)
Misc: 5-star WWII U.S. Army Air Force

🎭🎵Roy Bargy -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/31/1894 d.1/15/1974 (79)
Director, Pianist, Pop Singer, Bandleader
Misc: Associated with Jimmy Durante in 40s-50s

🎵Les Baxter -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/14/1922 d.1/15/1996 (73)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger, Singer, Pianist, Bandleader
Group Names: Mel Torme's Mel-Tones, soloist

🎭🎵Ray Bolger -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/10/1904 d.1/15/1987 (83)
Movie/Stage Actor, Dancer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Dorchester, MA
TV Shows: The Ray Bolger Show
Movie Titles: The Wizard of Oz (as the Scarecrow)

🎭Bradley Bolke -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/1/1925 N.S. d.1/15/2019 N.S. (93)
Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: New Casper Cartoon Show (1963), Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales (as Chumley the Walrus), The Year Without a Santa Claus (as Jangle Bells)

⛪🎵Sammy Cahn -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/18/1913 d.1/15/1993 (79)
Jewish, Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Samuel Cohen
Misc: received 4 Oscars; won an Emmy for Frank Sinatra's rendition of "Love And Marriage", introduced in the 1955 TV musical "Our Town"; it's also the theme song for the TV series "Married With Children"

🏆🏁🏊Jeannette Morven Campbell -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/8/1916 N.S. d.1/15/2003 N.S. (86)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Argentine

⛪🎭🎵Carol Channing -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/31/1921 N.S. d.1/15/2019 N.S. (97)
Christian Scientist, Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Seattle; LN:Lowe
Movie Titles: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Hello Dolly, Thoroughly Modern Millie

🎭Charles Conrad -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/28/1909 d.1/15/1998 (88)
TV Shows: Perry Mason (as judge)

🎭Noreen Corcoran -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/14/1943 d.1/15/2016 N.S. (72)
Actress, Dancer
TV Shows: Bachelor Father (as Kelly Gregg)

🏆🏈James Crowley -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/10/1902 d.1/15/1986 (83)
College Football Player
Names/Places: aka Jim
Misc: one of Notre Dame's Four Horsemen football players
Sports Teams: University of Notre Dame

🎭John Davidson -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/25/1887 d.1/15/1968 (80)
Movie Titles: Charlie Chan

🎭Fabian Dean -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/11/1929 d.1/15/1971 (41)
TV Shows: Tim Conway Show

🎭Gwyda Donhowe -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1933 d.1/15/1988 (54)

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✍⛪⚖Edward Everett -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/11/1794 d.1/15/1865 (70)
Orator, Clergyman, Statesman
Misc: is mainly remembered for delivering the speech immediately preceding President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (Nov. 19, 1863) at the ceremony dedicating the Gettysburg National Cemetery (Pa.) during the American Civil War (1861-65).

✍🎭Fannie Farmer -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/23/1857 d.1/15/1915 (57)
Author, Actress
Misc: Cookbooks; Culinary expert

📰Louis Fischer -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/29/1896 d.1/15/1970 (73)
Journalist, Historian

🎵Kim Fowley -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/21/1939 d.1/15/2015 (75)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer, Keyboardist
Names/Places: Douglas's son

✍🎭Joe Frank -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/19/1938 N.S. d.1/15/2018 N.S. (79)
Humorist, Philosopher, Surrealist Writer, Radio Host, French
Names/Places: RN: Joseph Langermann
Misc: radio performer

🎵Jack Guthrie -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/13/1915 d.1/15/1948 (32)
Country Singer

🎭Dan Haggerty -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/19/1941 d.1/15/2016 N.S. (74)
TV Actor
Names/Places: b. in Hollywood
TV Shows: The Life & Times of Grizzly Adams (as James Grizzly Adams)

🎵Dolores Hawkins -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/22/1929 d.1/15/1987 (57)

🎵Edwin Hawkins -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/18/1943 d.1/15/2018 N.S. (74)
Composer/Arranger, Pianist, Gospel Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: one of the originators of the urban contemporary gospel sound
Group Names: The Edwin Hawkins Singers (lead)
Song Titles: Oh Happy Day

✍⚖Joseph Hopkinson -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/12/1770 d.1/15/1842 (71)
Poet, Jurist, Congressperson

🏆🏀Henry "Hank" Iba -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/6/1904 d.1/15/1993 (88)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: 767 wins, 2 NCAA titles; in the College Basketball and Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Oklahoma State University (1957-1970), Oklahoma A&M (1934-1957)

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✍🎭Fannie Kemble -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/27/1809 d.1/15/1893 (83)
Author, Stage Actress, British
Names/Places: RFMN:Frances Anne
Misc: Shakespearian (Juliet)

John Kirk -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/19/1832 d.1/15/1922 (89)
Naturalist, Scotish
Misc: David Livingston companion

🎭Martin Kosleck -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/24/1904 N.S. d.1/15/1994 N.S. (86)
Actor, German

Meyer Lansky -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1902 d.1/15/1983 (81)
Outlaw, Russian
Names/Places: RN:Maier Suchowljansky

🏆⚽Nat Lofthouse -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/27/1925 d.1/15/2011 (85)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English

🏆Cassandra Lynn -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/15/1979 d.1/15/2014 (34)
Model, Playmate
Misc: February 2006

Sean MacBride -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/26/1904 d.1/15/1988 (83)
Statesman, Irish
Misc: co-founder Amnesty International (Nobel 1974)

🎵Sollie McElroy -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/16/1933 d.1/15/1995 (61)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Flamingos

🎵Chuck Miller -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/30/1924 d.1/15/2000 (75)
Singer, Pianist
Song Titles: The Auctioneer

🏆🎱Minnesota Fats -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/19/1913 d.1/15/1996 (82)
Billiards Player
Names/Places: RN:Rudolf Wanderone
Misc: variuos sources listed his age anywhere from 82 to 95 when he died

🎵🎸Dee Murray -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/3/1946 d.1/15/1992 (45)
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Elton John, Spencer Davis Group

🎖George Nares -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/24/1831 d.1/15/1915 (83)
Naval Officer, Scotish
Misc: Arctic Explorer

🎵Harry Nilsson -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/15/1941 d.1/15/1994 (52)
Composer/Songwriter, Guitarist, Pianist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RLN:Edward Nilsson III (not Nelson)
Song Titles: Everybody's Talking, Without You, Coconut, Spaceman, 10,000 Pounds of Bananas, You're Breaking My Heart
Album Titles: Nilsson Schmilsson, Son of Schmilsson
Movie Titles: Midnight Cowboy, The World's Greatest lover

🎵🎸Dolores O'Riordan -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/6/1971 d.1/15/2018 N.S. (46)
Songwriter, Modern Rock Singer, Irish
Group Names: Cranberries

💰William Piper -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/8/1881 d.1/15/1970 (89)
Misc: Airplanes: The Henry Ford of Aviation for manufacturing small aircraft, the Piper Cub, a two-seater for family aircraft.

🎵Red River Dave -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/15/1914 d.1/15/2002 (87)
Singer, Country Performer

🎭Brad Renfro -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/25/1982 d.1/15/2008 (25)
Movie Titles: Tom and Huck

⚛💰Horace Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/28/1808 d.1/15/1893 (84)
Inventor, Businessperson, Manufacturer
Misc: Smith and Wesson revolvers with Daniel Baird Wesson

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📰🏆"Red" Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/25/1905 d.1/15/1982 (76)
Hall of Famer, Columnist, Sports Writer, Sportscaster
Names/Places: RFMN:Walter Wellesley

🎭🏆🥊Jimmy Snuka -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/18/1943 N.S. d.1/15/2017 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Wrestler, Body Builder
Names/Places: b. in Fiji; aka James Reiher Snuka, James Wiley Smith; ring name: Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka

🎵🎷Jack Teagarden -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/20/1905 d.1/15/1964 (58)
Trombonist, Bandleader, Jazz Singer
Names/Places: FMN:Weldon John; Charlie's brother

Kenneth Vivian Thimann -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/5/1904 d.1/15/1997 (92)
Physiologist, English
Misc: for plants; isolated auxin, an important plant growth hormone.

✍📰🎭Harriet Van Horne -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/17/1920 d.1/15/1998 (77)
TV Critic, Columnist, Panelist
TV Shows: Leave It to The Girls

🎭Ruth Warrick -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/29/1916 d.1/15/2005 (88)
Soap Actress, TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in St. Louis, Mo.
Misc: some say b. 1914 or 1915 but Nancy M. Reichardt in a soap column confirms the age.
TV Shows: Citizen Kane, Father of the Bride (as Ellie Banks), Peyton Places (as Hannah Cord), All My Children (as Phoebe English Tyler Wallingford Matthews Wallingford)

🎵Junior Wells -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/9/1934 d.1/15/1998 (63)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Harmonicaist, Blues Singer

🎭Harry Wiere -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/23/1906 d.1/15/1992 (85)
Misc: of The Wiere Bros, a knockabout comedy team

🎭Susannah York -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/9/1939 d.1/15/2011 (72)
Movie/Stage Actress, English
Names/Places: RMLN:Yolande Fletcher; b. in London
Movie Titles: A Man for All Seasons, Tom Jones, Superman The Movie (as the mom)

🎵Victoria de los Angeles -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/1/1923 d.1/15/2005 (81)
Opera Soprano, Spanish
Names/Places: RLN:Gamez Cima

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Today is Wed Jan the 15 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 15 of the year
Serialnumber = 43833
Julian date = 2458852 O.S.= 1 - 2 - 2020



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Astrological sign: Aquarius: The Water Bearer (1-21 thru 2-19) Ruling Planet: Uranus; Element: Air; Traits: Humanitarian, independent, inventive, aloof; Body part associated with this sign: The legs; Occupations: Teacher, social worker, astronomer, astrologer, scientist, inventor.
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Flowers: carnation and snowdrop
Full Moon: the Wolf Moon
Gems: garnet and hyacinth
Meanings: the sentimental meaning of the garnet is for constancy, and the carnation is for friendship.
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