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Betty White
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 January 1922
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: White has won seven Emmy Awards, three American Comedy Awards (including a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1990), and two Viewers For Quality Television Awards.

Cedar Walton
 
Date Born: Friday 17 January 1936
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Walton grew up in Dallas, Texas. His mother was an aspiring concert pianist, and was Walton's initial teacher. She also took him to jazz performances around Dallas.

Chris Montez
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 January 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Montez grew up in Hawthorne, California, influenced by the Latino flavored music of his community and the success of Ritchie Valens.

Eartha Kitt
 
Date Born: Monday 17 January 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

Francoise Hardy
 
Date Born: Monday 17 January 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, French
 
Summary: Hardy is mentioned in a poem by Bob Dylan "Some other kinds of songs" on the cover of his LP "Another Side of Bob Dylan".

Grady Martin
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 January 1929
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: In 1951, he signed with Decca Records with own country-jazz band, Grady Martin and the Slew Foot Five.

Ita Butrose
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 January 1942
 
Description: Magazine editor, fashion journalist
 
Summary: She was the founding editor of Cleo, a high-circulation magazine aimed at women aged 20 to 40.

James Earl Jones
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 January 1931
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: His first film role was as a young and trim B-52 crewman in Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb in 1964 which was more famous for the work of Peter Sellers and Slim Pickens.

Jim Carrey
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 January 1962
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: His first working job and getting paid was support act for singer Linda Ronstadt. He later dated Ronstadt for some time. P/E

Mack Sennett
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 January 1880
 
Description: Film producer, Singer, Dancer, Canada
 
Summary: Sennett has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6712 Hollywood Blvd. Also in 2004, he was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame.

Mick Taylor
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 January 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, Songwriter, UK
 
Summary: An English musician best known as the former guitarist for The Rolling Stones.

Muhammad Ali
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 January 1942
 
Description: Boxer, USA
 
Summary: Muhammad Ali defeated every top heavyweight in his era, which has been called the golden age of heavyweight boxing.

Paul Young
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 January 1956
 
Description: Vocalist,UK
 
Summary: Paul was born in Luton, England. He has an older brother Mark and a younger sister Joanne.

Sid Catlett
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 January 1917
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: A jazz drummer often referred to as "Big Sid Catlett" because of his large frame.

Steve Earle
 
Date Born: Monday 17 January 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was the eldest son of Jack Earle, an air traffic controller, and Barbara Earle.

Susanna Hoffs
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 January 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Hoffs attended Palisades High School in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles. In 1980, she graduated from University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art.

Zooey Deschanel
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 January 1980
 
Description: Actress, model, singer-songwriter, musician
 
Summary: American actress, musician, and singer-songwriter. In 1999, Deschanel made her film debut in Mumford, followed by her breakout role as young protagonist William Miller's rebellious older sister Anita in Cameron Crowe's 2000 semi-autobiographical film Almost Famous.

Al Perkins
 
Date Born: Tuesday 18 January 1944
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: The Gibson guitar company called Perkins "the world's most influential Dobro player", and even began producing an "Al Perkins Signature" Dobro in 2001 - designed and autographed by Perkins.

Bobby Goldsboro
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 January 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: "Honey" was a Number One hit in 1968 in the Billboard Hot 100.

Bobby Herne
 
Date Born: Tuesday 18 January 1938
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, USA

Carl Mccoy
 
Date Born: Friday 18 January 1963
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: McCoy is well known for his mystical and occult-based lyrics and beliefs.

Cary Grant
 
Date Born: Monday 18 January 1904
 
Description: Actor, USA, UK
 
Summary: In 2001 a statue of Grant was erected in Millennium Square, a regenerated area next to the harbour in his city of birth, Bristol, England.

Damien Leith
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 January 1976
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Ireland
 
Summary: As a teenager he formed a family band, "Leaf", with his sister Áine and brothers Paul and Darren.

Danny Kaye
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 January 1913
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist. Comedian, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: A celebrated American actor, singer, dancer, and comedian. His best known performances featured physical comedy, idiosyncratic pantomimes, and rapid-fire nonsense songs. Kaye starred in 17 movies, notably The Kid from Brooklyn (1946), The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947), The Inspector General (1949), Hans Christian Andersen (1952), White Christmas (1954), and – perhaps his most accomplished performance – The Court Jester (1956).

David Greenslade
 
Date Born: Monday 18 January 1943
 
Description: Keyboardist, UK
 
Summary: Mystic has also released Greenslade Live (1973-75) and Dave Greenslade's solo album, "Going South" (1999).

David Ruffin
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 January 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Drummer, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In the late 1950s, Ruffin sang with The Voice Masters, which included future Motown producer Lamont Dozier and members of the singing group The Originals.

Joanna Newsom
 
Date Born: Monday 18 January 1982
 
Description: Harpist, USA
 
Summary: Newsom was first taught to play the Celtic harp by a local teacher in Nevada City.

Kevin Costner
 
Date Born: Tuesday 18 January 1955
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Costner was honored on September 6, 2006, when his hand and foot prints were set in concrete in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre along side other great actors and entertainers.

Oliver Hardy
 
Date Born: Monday 18 January 1892
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy appear on the Beatles "Sgt Pepper" cover.

Ray Dolby
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 January 1933
 
Description: American engineer
 
Summary: Dolby was born in Portland, Oregon. He was raised in San Francisco, California and attended Sequoia High School in Redwood City, California.

Rodgers Grant
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 January 1936
 
Description: Pianist. Composer, USA
 
Summary: He composed the title track on Hubert Laws's Grammy-nominated album Morning Star (1973).

Bob Wooler
 
Date Born: Tuesday 19 January 1926
 
Description: Management, DJ, UK
 
Summary: His voice was captured on the only live footage of the Beatles ever filmed at the Cavern, performing "Some Other Guy". Wooler became one of the major figures on the Mersey Scene and did much to help the various groups, remaining at the Cavern until 1967.

Bobby Bland
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 January 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, musician, songwriter, USA
 
Summary: Bobby Bland began his career in around 1954.

Clive Dunn
 
Date Born: Monday 19 January 1920
 
Description: Actor, Author, UK
 
Summary: Dunn was one of the younger members of the Dad's Army cast when, at 48, he took on the role of the elderly butcher whose military service in earlier wars made him the most experienced member

Desi Arnaz Jr
 
Date Born: Monday 19 January 1953
 
Description: Actor, Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He was born at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Hollywood, California, the son of famous acting team Desi Arnaz (Cuban) and Lucille Ball. His older sister is actress Lucie Arnaz.

Dolly Parton
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 January 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Composer USA
 
Summary: Parton was born in Tennessee, the fourth of 12 children born to Robert Lee Parton and Avie Lee Owens.Her family was, as she described them, "dirt poor", and lived in a rustic, dilapidated one-room cabin in the Great Smoky Mountains, in Locust Ridge, Tennessee.

Don Lang
 
Date Born: Monday 19 January 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, Tromboniat, UK
 
Summary: English trombone player and singer, who led his own band, Don Lang & his Frantic Five. They appeared on the first BBC Television show for teenagers called Six-Five Special

Ian Samwell
 
Date Born: Tuesday 19 January 1937
 
Description: Composer, Producer, UK

Janis Joplin
 
Date Born: Tuesday 19 January 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Janis Joplin was born to Seth and Dorothy (East) Joplin, her father was an engineer at Texaco, her mother, registrar at a business college. She had two younger siblings, Michael and Laura.

Jean Stapleton
 
Date Born: Friday 19 January 1923
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Often mistaken for being the sister of Maureen Stapleton but not at all related.

Joan Regan
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 January 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, UK

Johnny Okeefe
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 January 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Australia
 
Summary: Often referred to by his initials, "J.O.K." or by his nickname, "The Wild One", O'Keefe was the first Australian rock'n'roll performer to tour the United States, and the first Australian artist to make the local Top 40 charts, and he remains Australia's most successful chart performer, with twenty-nine Top 40 hits to his credit in Australia.

Laurie London
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 January 1944
 
Description: Vocalis , UK
 
Summary: At the age of thirteen he made an up-tempo version of the spiritual song "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" with the Geoff Love Orchestra

Michael Crawford
 
Date Born: Monday 19 January 1942
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist
 
Summary: Michael Crawford was invited to attend the Gala Performance of the stage version of The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway at the Majestic Theater to celebrate the show becoming the longest running musical in Broadway history (supplanting Cats).

Milt Trenier
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 January 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Milt joined the group in 1951 along with his brother Buddy.

Nicholas Colasanto
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 January 1924
 
Description: Actor / Director
 
Summary: He directed the 1972 Columbo episode "Étude in Black". He also appeared in feature films, including Fat City and Family Plot.

Phil Everly
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 January 1939
 
Description: Vocalist,Gutaist, compser, USA 1960
 
Summary: Younger brother to Don Everly of 'The Everly Brothers'.

Shelley Fabares
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 January 1944
 
Description: Actress, Vocalist,USA
 
Summary: Mainly known for "The Donna Reed Show" from 1958 to 1966. She was also Elvis Presley's costar in three films.

Tippi Hendron
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 January 1930
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: An American actress, former fashion model and an animal rights activist. She is known for her roles in the Alfred Hitchcock films The Birds and Marnie

Alan Bowles
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 January 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist. Australia
 
Summary: His career in the late seventies included an anti drug album named 'On The Slide'.

Andrew Bisset
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 January 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, Author,
 
Summary: Andrew was mainly known as a prominent author, Music Educator, Singer.

Arte Johnson
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 January 1934
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, USA
 
Summary: He is best known for his work on Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, an American television show (1968–1973),

Connie Haines
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 January 1921
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Her 200 recordings were frequently up-tempo big band songs with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and Frank Sinatra.

David Linch
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 January 1946
 
Description: Film director, screenwriter, producer, painter, musician, USA
 
Summary: Born to a middle-class family in Missoula, Montana, Lynch spent his childhood traveling around the United States, before going on to study painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia.

Dawn Lake
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 January 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, Comedian, Actress, Australia
 
Summary: Her most enduring character was Ethel, who first appeared in the early 1960s in The Mobil Limb Show. "You tell 'em luv!" was Ethel's catchcry.

Dorothy Provine
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 January 1937
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: In Washington she handed out prizes for a local television station's quiz show, until she was hired by Warner Bros. at $500 per week.

Earl Grant
 
Date Born: Friday 20 January 1933
 
Description: Vocalist , Actor , Keyboardist
 
Summary: A multi talents such as playing, drums, trumpet but most of all he was known for playing a Hammond organ and his rich voice.

Eric Stewart
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 January 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: He Appeared in the following films: Give My Regards to Broad Street (23-Oct-1984) To Sir, With Love (14-Jun-1967

Federico Fellini
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 January 1920
 
Description: Director of film
 
Summary: In 1950 Fellini co-produced and co-directed with Alberto Lattuada, Variety Lights (Luci del varietŕ), his first feature film.

Gary Barlow
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 January 1971
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, pianist, record producer
 
Summary: He has been voted as the greatest British songwriter of all time, ahead of Paul McCartney and John Lennon of The Beatles.

George Burns
 
Date Born: Monday 20 January 1896
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Burns appeared in Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, the film based on the Beatles' album of the same name.

George Grantham
 
Date Born: Monday 20 January 1947
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Drummer/singer George Grantham is best known as one of the founding members of the band Poco.

Glen Moffatt
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 January 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Glen Moffatt is a New Zealand country music singer-songwriter who relocated to Brisbane, Australia, in 2002.

Heather Small
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 January 1965
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: On 26 May 2008 Small performed alongside Stereophonics and Feeder at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, as part of the celebrations of Wales success at the 2008 Grand Slam.

Jimmy Cobb
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 January 1929
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Cobb is one of the most sought-after jazz musicians today. He leads his own band (Jimmy Cobb's Mob) in New York City.

John Michael Montgomery
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 January 1965
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Montgomery has sold over sixteen million albums and numerous awards during his seemingly short career.

Juan Garcia Esquivel
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 January 1918
 
Description: Pianist, and composer, Mexican
 
Summary: His concerts also featured elaborate light shows years before effects like that became popular in live music. He performed in Las Vegas on several occasions, often as the opening act for Frank Sinatra.

King Coleman
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 January 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: An American rhythm and blues singer and musician, known for providing the vocals for the 1959.

Lead Belly
 
Date Born: Friday 20 January 1899
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was incarcerated in Sugar Land, Texas and it is there that he got the inspiration for the song Midnight Special.

Lee Pockriss
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 January 1924
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
 
Summary: He wrote Anita Bryant's "My Little Corner of the World", Shelley Fabares' "Johnny Angel", and the Clint Holmes song "Playground In My Mind."

Lew Soloff
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 January 1944
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Lew Soloff was born in New York City on January 20th, 1944, was raised in Lakewood, New Jersey. P/A

Luther Tucker
 
Date Born: Monday 20 January 1936
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: In 1952 he began playing with his uncle, J.T. "Boogie" Brown, saxophonist, studio musician, and sideman to slide guitarist, Elmore James.

Melvin Pritchard
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 January 1948
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: He played with Barclay James Harvest throughout their career.

Michael Hutchence
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 January 1960
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Michael Hutchence was the lead singer of the famed "INXS".

Patricia Neal
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 January 1926
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: In 1963, Neal won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Hud, co-starring Paul Newman.

Paul Stanley
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 January 1952
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Kiss were formed in 1972 in New York. The group were very theatrical with loads of make up etc.

Ray Anthony
 
Date Born: Friday 20 January 1922
 
Description: Band leader, Actor, Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Anthony was considered one of the most modern of the big band leaders. In the lyrics to "Opus One", which imagine a number of players performing the song, he is cited along with Les Brown and his Band of Renown:

Rusty Anderson
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 January 1959
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, guitarist and artist USA
 
Summary: Rusty is an Rusty Anderson (born January 20, 1959) is an American guitarister.

Rusty Anderson
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 January 1959
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Rusty Anderson grew up in La Habra, California. At age 8, his father gave him his first electric guitar.

Slim Whitman
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 January 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Slim Whitman was, for the majority of his career, more famous in Europe than in the United States.

Tracii Guns
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 January 1966
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: In the mid-1980s, Axl Rose started Guns N' Roses with Tracii.

Benny Hill
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 January 1925
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, UK
 
Summary: Hill was a distant relative of the Australian actress and singer Holly Valance (Hill's cousin being Valance's grandfather).

Billy Ocean
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 January 1950
 
Description: Vocalist,UK
 
Summary: A Grammy Award winning popular music performer who had a string of rhythm and blues international pop hits in the 1970s and 1980s.

Brian Naylor
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 January 1931
 
Description: Radio, Australia
 
Summary: He became Seven's chief newsreader in 1970 replacing Geoff Raymond. Naylor switched to GTV-9 in 1978. He

Cat Power
 
Date Born: Friday 21 January 1972
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: The daughter of divorced parents, Chan (pronounced "Shawn") Marshall was born in Georgia. Marshall's father, Charlie, is a blues musician and itinerant pianist. Her childhood involved much upheaval, with Marshall living throughout the Southern United States (Greensboro, North Carolina; Bartlett, Tennessee; and Georgia and South Carolina), back and forth between parents and her grandmother.

Chris Britton
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 January 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: They recorded on Page's Page One Records, and Page also leased them to CBS for debut single "Lost Girl". Their most famous hit was the single "Wild Thing" (written by Chip Taylor).

Edwin Starr
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 January 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1957 Starr formed a doo-wop group The Future Tones and began his singing career.

Emma Bunton
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 January 1976
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Emma was called Baby Spice because she was the youngest of the group, wore her long blonde hair in pigtails, wore babydoll dresses.

Geena Davis
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 January 1956
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She was working as a model when director Sydney Pollack spotted her and cast her in Tootsie (1982) as a soap opera actress.

Jill Eikenberry
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 January 1947
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: An Obie Award, been nominated five times for an Emmy Award and four Golden Globes, winning one, and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award in 2011.

Jimmy Ibbotson
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 January 1947
 
Description: Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: Jimmy Ibbotson - guitar, bass, mandolin, piano, accordion, drums, flute and vocals (1968-1975 & 1982-2004)

John Macaluso
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 January 1968
 
Description: Dancer, USA
 
Summary: John started playing drums at age 11. Now having recorded on more than 200 records and playing on multiple world tours.

John Walter Bratton
 
Date Born: Monday 21 January 1867
 
Description: Composer and theatrical producer. USA
 
Summary: He is best remembered for his 1907 composition "Teddy Bears' Picnic" the only one of his songs to be a lasting hit.

Mac Davis
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 January 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Mac Davis was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2000. For his contribution to the recording industry, he has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7080 Hollywood Blvd.

Nella Martinetti
 
Date Born: Monday 21 January 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, and songwriter. Switzerland
 
Summary: Martinetti approached young singer Celine Dion, asking her to represent Switzerland in the 1988 for Eurovision Song Contest.

Paul Scoffield
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 January 1922
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: He is considered by many to have been one of the best British actors of the 20th century.

Placido Domingo
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 January 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Spanish-Mexican
 
Summary: Perhaps the most versatile of all living tenors.

Richie Havens
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 January 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Richard P. Havens was born in Brooklyn, the eldest of nine children, and first started singing street corner doo-wop and performed with The McCrea Gospel Singers at 16.

Ripley Ingram
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 January 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The group was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2002.

Rove Mcmanus
 
Date Born: Monday 21 January 1974
 
Description: Television presenter, Comedian, Producer, Australia
 
Summary: Born John McManus II in Perth, Western Australia to John and Coralie McManus.

Smith Ballew
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 January 1902
 
Description: Band Leader, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Orchestra Leader at the Astor Hotel in New York.

Telly Savalas
 
Date Born: Monday 21 January 1924
 
Description: Actor
 
Summary: Prior to his movie career, Savalas was a character actor on TV shows during the late 1950s and the 1960s.

Wolfman Jack
 
Date Born: Friday 21 January 1938
 
Description: American DJ, USA

Addie Harris Mcpherson
 
Date Born: Monday 22 January 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, US
 
Summary: Beginning in 1958 as schoolgirls in Passaic, New Jersey, The Shirelles quickly became rock & roll's first female supergroup and were the inspirations for a legion of female groups that followed.

Andre Hodier
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 January 1921
 
Description: Violinist, composer, arranger and musicologist. France
 
Summary: Hodeir was a founder, in 1954, and director of Jazz Groupe de Paris.

Ann Sothern
 
Date Born: Friday 22 January 1909
 
Description: Actress, Comedienne, USA
 
Summary: Named Harriet, the first of three daughters born to Annette Yde and Walter Lake. She was raised by her mother, an opera singer and diction coach. Harriet's maternal grandfather was Danish violinist Hans Nilson. P/A

Bill Bixby
 
Date Born: Monday 22 January 1934
 
Description: Actor, Director, USA
 
Summary: He attended Lowell High School where he perfected his oratory and dramatic skills as a member of the Lowell Forensic Society. PNA

Blind Willie Johnson
 
Date Born: Wednesday 22 January 1896
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Johnson made 30 commercial recording studio record sides in five separate sessions for Columbia Records from 1927–1930.

Bobby Flynn
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 January 1981
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia.
 
Summary: In the fourth season of Australian Idol, he placed seventh. In the fourth season of Australian Idol, he placed seventh. Flynn in the fourth season of Australian Idol, he was placed seventh.

Diane Lane
 
Date Born: Friday 22 January 1965
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: The Perfect Storm started Lane on a long-overdue career upswing, which peaked with 2002's Unfaithful and her first Oscar nomination.

Ed Lewis
 
Date Born: Friday 22 January 1909
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Lewis played early in his career in Kansas City.

Henri Dutilleux
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 January 1916
 
Description: Composer, France
 
Summary: In addition to his activities as a composer, Dutilleux worked as the Head of Music Production for Radio France for 18 years.

John Hurt
 
Date Born: Monday 22 January 1940
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: John Hurt is an Academy Award nominated actor and BAFTA Award winning British actor.

Linda Blair
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 January 1959
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She dated Australian rock singer Rick Springfield with the age difference of 10 years, plus at the time she was a minor.

Malcolm Mcclaren
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 January 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Musician, band manager, entrepreneur, songwriter, UK
 
Summary: By 1976, McLaren had started to manage The Strand, the band who would later become the Sex Pistols.

Mike Westhues
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 January 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Westhues set off to see the world, ending up in Finland, where he was extremely active

Nolan Strong
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 January 1922
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Nolan Strong's smooth tenor, influenced mainly by Clyde McPhatter.

Piper Laurie
 
Date Born: Friday 22 January 1932
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She appeared in the Australian film Tim (1979) opposite a very young Mel Gibson.

Sam Cooke
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 January 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He added an "e" onto the end of his name because he thought it added a touch of class.

Steve Perry
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 January 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Also a member in his early days with 'Alien Project'.During his tenure with Journey, Perry sang backing vocals on several Sammy Hagar songs, including the 1980 track "Run For Your Life," and duetting with Kenny Loggins on the 1982 #17 hit single "Don't Fight It." Perry also worked with other musicians such as Sheena Easton, Clannad and Jon Bon Jovi during the height of his career.

Steve Riley
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 January 1956
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He is currently the drummer of the version of L.A. Guns.

Barry Stanton
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 January 1941
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Barry has appeared on 'BANDSTAND' (Australia) 'SIX O'CLOCK ROCK' - 'THE BRYAN DAVIES SHOW' - 'THE BOBBY LIMB SHOW' and many more.

Bill Cunningham
 
Date Born: Monday 23 January 1950
 
Description: Bassist, keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: Bill remained a member of the Box Tops until September of 1969, when he decided to return to school to get a music degree in performance of the upright bass.

Cyril Davies
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 January 1932
 
Description: Banjoist, USA

David Rockola
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 January 1897
 
Description: Founder Juke Boxes, Canada

Ernie Kovaks
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 January 1919
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Born to parents of Hungarian descent, Kovacs was influenced deeply by his Trenton Central High School drama teacher, Harold Van Kirk, and thus went to acting school after his 1937 graduation.

Frances Bay
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 January 1919
 
Description: Actress, CA
 
Summary: She was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame on September 6, 2008, in large part thanks to Adam Sandler, Jerry Seinfeld, David Lynch, Henry Winkler, Monty Hall and other celebrities.

Gary Burton
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 January 1943
 
Description: Vibraphonist, USA
 
Summary: Burton’s influence has been the likes of Stan Getz and others.

Jerry Blake
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 January 1908
 
Description: Saxophonist, clarinetist. USA
 
Summary: He played violin before switching to reeds.

Jerry Lawson
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 January 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A member of 'THE PERSUASIONS' and leader of the quintet a cappella group for nearly 40 years.

Johnny Russell
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 January 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: He wrote songs for most of the popular country singers that included Patsy Cline, Jim Reeves, Dolly Parton Linda Ronstadt.

Percy Wenrich
 
Date Born: Friday 23 January 1880
 
Description: Composer, Lyricist, USA
 
Summary: His songs include "Wabash Avenue After Dark," the hit "Put on Your Old Grey Bonnet" (1909).

Randolph Scott
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 January 1898
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Scott was born in Orange County, Virginia, the only son of six children born to George Scott, an administrative engineer in a textile firm, and Lucille Crane Scott, a member of a wealthy North Carolina family.

 
 
 
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