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Aaron Neville
 
Date Born: Friday 24 January 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: An American soul and R&B singer. He made his debut in 1966 with the hit single "Tell It Like It Is", a Number One hit on the Billboard R&B charts.

Amanda Jayne Halloran
 
Date Born:
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Amanda is a three time "TIME TOYOTA STAR MAKER" top twenty finalist & won the title "VOICE URBAN COUNTRY" 2008.

Beth Hart
 
Date Born: Monday 24 January 1972
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: While playing the Los Angeles clubs, she enlisted bassist Tal Herzberg and guitarist Jimmy Khoury.

Conrad Reeder
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 January 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, writer, USA
 
Summary: Reeder sang for fifteen years with John Denver in live concerts, on television and recordings including Dreamland Express and It's About Time.

Django Reinhardt
 
Date Born: Monday 24 January 1910
 
Description: Guitarist, Belgium
 
Summary: Django's only acoustic guitar was given to Les Paul. Les Paul keeps Django's acoustic guitar in his garage and it is his most prized possession.

Doug Kershaw
 
Date Born: Friday 24 January 1936
 
Description: Fiddle, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Kershaw was the seventh child born to a family that eventually included five boys and four girls. Raised in a home where Cajun French was spoken, he didn't learn English until the age of eight.

Ernest Borgnine
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 January 1917
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Borgnine was born in Hamden, Connecticut, the son of Anna and Charles B. Borgnino,who immigrated to the U.S. from Modena, Italy. Ernest Borgnine has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6324 Hollywood Blvd.

Jack Scott
 
Date Born: Friday 24 January 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: When Jack Scott first appeared on the rock scene in the late Fifties he immediately demonstrated a highly individual and powerful style, like Bo Diddley, Jerry Lee Lewis or any other well-known pioneer, there could be no mistaking a Jack Scott record.

Jimeoin
 
Date Born: Monday 24 January 1966
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Jimeoin McKeown is an English-born actor and stand up comedian who grew up in Portstewart, Northern Ireland.

John Belushi
 
Date Born: Monday 24 January 1949
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Belushi was born in Chicago, Illinois to Agnes B. Samaras, a first-generation Albanian American,and Adam Belushi, an Albanian immigrant.

Jools Holland
 
Date Born: Friday 24 January 1958
 
Description: Pianist, Band Leader, UK
 
Summary: His autobiography, Barefaced Lies and Boogie Woogie Boasts (Michael Joseph Ltd, October 2007) was BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week in the week.

Neil Diamond
 
Date Born: Friday 24 January 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Diamond is a fan of the Australian Rules Football team the Brisbane Lions as his girlfriend is a native of Brisbane, Australia.

Orianthi
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 January 1985
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: She played and sang at Jackson's memorial, globally televised live on July 7, 2009. She appears in the film Michael Jackson's This Is It, which chronicles the rehearsals for the tour.

Ray Stevens
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 January 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Stevens has won two Grammy Awards: one for "Everything Is Beautiful" and one for the arrangement of his country and western version of the jazz standard "Misty" (1975).

Tuts Washington
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 January 1907
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Washington taught himself piano at age 10, and studied with New Orleans jazz pianist Joseph Louis "Red" Cayou. In the 1920s and 1930s, he was a leading player for New Orleans dance and Dixieland bands.

Warren Zevon
 
Date Born: Friday 24 January 1947
 
Description: Vocalist. Composer, Pianist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Zevon was born to William "Stumpy" Zevon and mother Beverly Cope Simmons, a Mormon from Salt Lake City, Utah.

Alicia Keys
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 January 1981
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Composer, Pianist, Cellist, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: Keys was born in a Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, in New York City, New York, the daughter and only child of Teresa "Terri" Augello, a paralegal and part-time actress, and Craig Cook, a flight attendant.

Andy Cox
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 January 1956
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: In 1985 he joined Beat bassist David Steele and singer Roland Gift in Fine Young Cannibals.

Antonio Carlos Jobim
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 January 1927
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Brazilian
 
Summary: The Rio de Janeiro airport was renamed the Galeão - Antônio Carlos Jobim International Airport in his honour.

Bobby Willis
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 January 1942
 
Description: Composer, Management, UK
 
Summary: He formed a beat group, Cliff Ward and the Cruisers, and this later became the Secrets.

Craig Pike
 
Date Born: Friday 25 January 1963
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: He formed own band in England - "Thee Hypnotics".

Edmund Sylvers
 
Date Born: Friday 25 January 1957
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Sylvers provided the voice of Marlon on the 1971–1973 ABC-TV cartoon series The Jackson 5ive.

Etta James
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 January 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Etta James is the winner of four Grammys and seventeen Blues Music Awards. She was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1990, the Blues Hall of Fame in 2001, and the Grammy Hall of Fame both in 1999 and 2008.

Ewan Maccoll
 
Date Born: Monday 25 January 1915
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Born to Scottish parents, William and Betsy Miller in Broughton, Salford, Lancashire in England.

Gary Tibbs
 
Date Born: Saturday 25 January 1958
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: He played the part of Dave in the film "Breaking Glass".

Jimmy Wyble
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 January 1922
 
Description: Guitariist, USA
 
Summary: He played in the bands of Benny Goodman and Red Norvo; with Norvo he toured Australia backing Frank Sinatra.

Norman Newell
 
Date Born: Saturday 25 January 1919
 
Description: Record producer, Composer, UK
 
Summary: In 1964 he produced Peter and Gordon's number 1 hit "A World Without Love".UK Singles Chart chart-topper.

Sidney Manker
 
Date Born: Monday 25 January 1932
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: His claim to fame is he co wrote "Raunchy" in the fifties.

Stig Andersson
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 January 1931
 
Description: Composer, Producer, Manager, Sweden
 
Summary: As well as being the manager of the Swedish supergroup, Anderson was also the founder of the Polar Music record label.

Toni Halliday
 
Date Born: Monday 25 January 1965
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: From 1978 to 1980, Halliday was the lead vocalist in a punk rock band initially named The Incest.

Anita Baker
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 January 1958
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An eight-time Grammy Award-winning, multi-Platinum rhythm and blues and soul singer and songwriter.

Clement Dodd
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 January 1932
 
Description: Record producer, Jamaica
 
Summary: Reggae music pioneer. Legendary music producer known as a highly influential figure in the development of Jamaican music and credited with launching the career of Bob Marley and the Wailers.

Corky Laing
 
Date Born: Monday 26 January 1948
 
Description: Drummer, Canada
 
Summary: A Canadian rock drummer, best known as a longtime member of pioneering American hard rock band Mountain.

Crawford Wethington
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 January 1908
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: A graduate of the Chicago College of Music. An early jazz saxophonist, Crawford Wethington's most significant musical associations were with trumpeter Louis Armstrong, and a popular dance band of the '30s.

David Briggs
 
Date Born: Friday 26 January 1951
 
Description: Guitariist, Australia
 
Summary: In 1976 he joined Little River Band. He wrote their hit single "Lonesome Loser", as well as "Happy Anniversary".

Don Wood
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 January 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Born in Maryborough, Victoria, Auatralia.

Doug Ford
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 January 1946
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Australia,
 
Summary: Born in Casino NSW Australia,He first came to prominence in the mid-1960s in Sydney as a member of the second incarnation of legendary Australian rock group The Missing Links (1965-66).

Eddie Van Halen
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 January 1955
 
Description: Guitarist,Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Edward Van Halen was born to Jan van Halen, a Dutch father, and Eugenia, a Javanese mother, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Van Halen family moved to Pasadena, California, United States, from the Netherlands in 1962.

Ellen Degeneres
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 January 1958
 
Description: Actress, Television Host, USA
 
Summary: Born to Elliot DeGeneres, a salesman, and Elizabeth Jane Pfeffer.She is of French, English, German and Irish descent.P/E. She has won twelve Emmys and numerous other awards for her work and charitable efforts.

Huey Smith
 
Date Born: Friday 26 January 1934
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Huey's influence on New Orleans music in the mid 1950s was profound, and it was often said Huey Piano Smith’s band was like a finishing school for Nola singers and musicians.

Jimmy Van Heusen
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 January 1913
 
Description: Pianst, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He also worked as a part time test pilot for Lockheed Corporation in World War II.

Kirk Franklin
 
Date Born: Monday 26 January 1970
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Kirk Franklin's 10th album, The Fight of My Life, was released in the United States on December 18, 2007 (2007-12-18). The album debuted on the Billboard 200 at No. 33 with 74,000 copies sold in the first week.

Lucinda Williams
 
Date Born: Monday 26 January 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: The daughter of poet and literature professor Miller Williams and an amateur pianist.

Mary Murphy - Actress
 
Date Born: Monday 26 January 1931
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Murphy first gained attention 1953, when she played a good-hearted girl who tries to reform Marlon Brando in The Wild One.

Merrilee Rush
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 January 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Rush's version of "Angel of the Morning" was recorded in Memphis, Tennessee, in early 1968, and was produced by Chips Moman and the late Tommy Cogbill. Released by the Bell Records company, in late June. 1968, the song climbed to #7 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart

Paul Newman
 
Date Born: Monday 26 January 1925
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: The founder of Newman's Own, a food company from which Newman donates all profits and royalties to charity. As of May 2007, these donations have exceeded $220 million. P/E

Ronnie Hilton
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 January 1926
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: From a comparatively unknown Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, "Me and Juliet" written in 1953, Ronnie Hilton took the hit tune "No Other Love", and scored his one and only UK Number One hit in 1956.

Ronnie Stephenson
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 January 1937
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Stephenson had a close association with Ronnie Scott and the Club, spent two years in Ronnie Scott's Quartet.

Shane Howard
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 January 1955
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, Composer
 
Summary: An Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist, he was the mainstay of folk rock group Goanna which had hits with "Solid Rock"

Stephane Grappelli
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 January 1908
 
Description: Violinist, French
 
Summary: Grappelli is rated as one of the greatest jazz violinist of all time.

Thom Bell
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 January 1943
 
Description: Songwriter, record producer, and arranger, USA
 
Summary: One of the creators of the Philadelphia style of soul music in the 1970s. Nominated for a Grammy Award in 1970.

Warren Benson
 
Date Born: Monday 26 January 1925
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Composer of more than 100 works, his music has been performed in more than 40 countries, and many of his works have been recorded.

Billy Barnes
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 January 1927
 
Description: Composer and lyricist, USA
 
Summary: Barnes started writing musical comedy sketches while still in high school, and continued while at UCLA. He started collaborating in college with Bob Rodgers, and their first professional revue, a Cabaret Concert Show, was staged in 1956 in Los Angeles.

Bobby Hutcherson
 
Date Born: Monday 27 January 1941
 
Description: Vibraphone and marimba, USA
 
Summary: One of the most gifted and innovative jazz musicians of his generation, trumpeter Woody Shaw navigated the rapidly fluctuating jazz scene of the '70s and '80s

Bridget Fonda
 
Date Born: Monday 27 January 1964
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Fonda was born in California, into a family of actors, including her grandfather Henry Fonda, father Peter Fonda, and aunt Jane Fonda. Her mother, Susan Jane Brewer, is an artist.

Buddy Desylva
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 January 1895
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: De Sylva was mainly successful with songs written for Al Jolson and Jolson's Broadway show 'Sinbad'. The show goes back to 1918.

David Saville - Ross Bagdasarian, Sr.
 
Date Born: Monday 27 January 1919
 
Description: Voca, Actor, Record Producer.USA
 
Summary: Bagdasarian's first musical composed success was the song he wrote with Saroyan, "Come on-a My House", sung by Rosemary Clooney.

Don Shirley
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 January 1927
 
Description: Pianist, Jamaica
 
Summary: His first teacher was his mother. He began playing piano at age of about two and made his first public performance at the age of 3.

Donna Reed
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 January 1921
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Reed was the daughter of Hazel Jane (née Shives) and William Richard Mullenger.The trees that Reed's father planted still stand and the route to their home, southeast of Denison, is named Donna Reed Drive. This route is now paved to the north corner of the old Mullenger farm.

Elmore James
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 January 1918
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He was the illegitimate son of 15-year-old Leola Brooks, a field hand. His father was probably Joe Willie "Frost" James, who moved in with Leola, and so Elmore took this as his name.

Helmut Zacharias
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 January 1920
 
Description: Violinist, Germany
 
Summary: In the 1950s he was considered to be one of the best jazz violinists of Europe.

Hot Lips Page
 
Date Born: Monday 27 January 1908
 
Description: Trumpeter, Vocals, USA
 
Summary: He has been largely neglected by historians since his death due to mysterious circumstances in November 1954, but is considered by many to be one of the giants of the Swing Era and one of the founders of what came to be known as rhythm and blues.

Jean-michel Damase
 
Date Born: Friday 27 January 1928
 
Description: Pianist, conductor and composer
 
Summary: French pianist, conductor and composer of classical music.

Jerome Kern
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 January 1885
 
Description: Composer, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Jerome Kern was born to Fanny and Henry Kern, both German Jews. They named him Jerome because they lived near Jerome Park, a favorite place of theirs.

Kevin Coyne
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 January 1944
 
Description: Guitar, Vocalist, Harmonica, Composer, Singer, Artist, Writer, Poet, Filmmaker
 
Summary: Coyne is notable for his unorthodox and unforgettable style of blues-influenced guitar composition, the intense quality of his vocal delivery.

Kim Gardner
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 January 1946
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: He was part of the British invasion of the 1960s, and recorded more than thirty albums during his music career.Ashton and Dyke then joined forces with the bass guitar playing Kim Gardner

Nedra Talley
 
Date Born: Monday 27 January 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Ronettes were a girl group of the 1960s from New York City, best known for their work with producer Phil Spector.

Nick Mason
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 January 1945
 
Description: Drums, UK
 
Summary: The son of the documentary film maker Bill Mason, he was born in Birmingham but brought up in Hampstead, London. P/E

Skitch Henderson
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 January 1918
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Aunt Hattie, who raised him. She taught him piano, starting at the age of four

Tracy Lawrence
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 January 1968
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Lawrence worked as an ironworker and in phone sales while he tried to break into the music business.

Troy Donahue
 
Date Born: Monday 27 January 1936
 
Description: Actor,USA
 
Summary: An American actor of film and television considered a male sex symbol of the 1950s and 1960s.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - (1756 – 1791)
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 January 1756
 
Description: Composer, Austria
 
Summary: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born to Leopold and Anna Maria Pertl Mozart in Getreidegasse 9 in Salzburg, the capital of the sovereign Archbishopric of Salzburg, in what is now Austria, then part of the Holy Roman Empire. P/E

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - (1756 – 1791)
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 January 1756
 
Description: Composer, Austria
 
Summary: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born to Leopold and Anna Maria Pertl Mozart in Getreidegasse 9 in Salzburg, the capital of the sovereign Archbishopric of Salzburg, in what is now Austria, then part of the Holy Roman Empire. P/E

Acker Bilk
 
Date Born: Monday 28 January 1929
 
Description: Clarinetist, UK
 
Summary: He is known for his trademark goatee, bowler hat, striped waistcoat and his breathy, vibrato-rich, lower-register clarinet style.P/E

Ainslie Henderson
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 January 1979
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, Scotland
 
Summary: a Scottish singer-songwriter. He is best known for his appearance on the BBC's television programme, Fame Academy, and his subsequent Top 5 UK single, "Keep Me A Secret". In 2006, he independently released his debut album.

Alan Alda
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 January 1936
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: His father, Robert Alda (1914-1986) aka Alphonso Giovanni Giuseppe Roberto D'Abruzzo, was an actor and singer, and his mother, Joan Brown, was crowned Miss New York in a beauty pageant. P/E

Anthony Hamilton
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 January 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Hamilton's career and was released in June 2005. Ain't Nobody Worryin', his gold-selling third studio album.

Arthur Rubinstein
 
Date Born: Friday 28 January 1887
 
Description: Pianist, Poland
 
Summary: He retired from the stage in 1976, as his eyesight and hearing were rapidly deteriorating. He became almost blind in later life. he Aeolian Duo-Art system and the American Piano Company.

Barbi Benton
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 January 1950
 
Description: Actress, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Benton a recording artist with some success. Her 1975 record, "Brass Buckles," was a top five hit on Billboard's country singles chart.

Brian Keenan
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 January 1945
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Keenan was part of The Chambers Brothers from 1965 to 1971.

Dan Spitz
 
Date Born: Monday 28 January 1963
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The lead guitarist of the thrash metal band Anthrax from 1983-1995 and 2005 to 2007. He is the brother of former Black Sabbath bassist Dave Spitz.

Michael Hastings
 
Date Born: Monday 28 January 1980
 
Description: Contributing editor to "Rolling Stone" - Journalist
 
Summary: Michael Mahon Hastings was an American journalist, author, contributing editor to Rolling Stone, and reporter for BuzzFeed. He was raised in New York, Canada, and Vermont, and attended New York University.

Robert Wyatt
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 January 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Founding member of the influential Canterbury scene band Soft Machine.

Ronnie Scott
 
Date Born: Friday 28 January 1927
 
Description: Saxophonist, UK
 
Summary: Scott is best remembered for co-founding, with former tenor sax player Pete King, the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, which opened in 1959 at 39 Gerrard Street in London's Soho

Sacha Distel
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 January 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, French
 
Summary: He is mentioned in the Peter Sarstedt's song "Where Do You Go To, My Lovely". One of Sarstedt's bigest hits in the sixties.

Sarah Mclachlan
 
Date Born: Monday 28 January 1963
 
Description: Vocalist, Multi- Instrumentalist, Painter, Executive Producer, CA
 
Summary: Known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocal range, as of 2006, she has sold over 40 million albums worldwide

Amii Stewart
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 January 1956
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Stewart is the aunt of actress/singer Sinitta who, in turn, is the daughter of actress/singer Miquel Brown.

Bobby Scott
 
Date Born: Friday 29 January 1937
 
Description: Pianist, vibraphonist, Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: As a songwriter, he won a Grammy award for Best Instrumental Composition for the song "A Taste of Honey".

Claudine Longet
 
Date Born: Thursday 29 January 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, France
 
Summary: Married Andy Williams on December 15, 1961. She and Williams separated in 1969 but did not formally divorce until 6 years later in 1975.

David Byron
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 January 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Mainly known as the frontman of the '70s arena rock outfit Uriah Heep, singer David Byron also performed as a solo artist.

Eddie Taylor
 
Date Born: Monday 29 January 1923
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Taylor's son Eddie Taylor Jr. is a blues guitarist in Chicago, and his stepson Larry Taylor is a blues drummer and vocalist.

Frederick Delius
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 January 1862
 
Description: Composer, UK
 
Summary: His parents were German born and moved to England which they worked a wollen business.

Ian "molly" Meldrum
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 January 1946
 
Description: Media, Personality, Journalsit, Australia
 
Summary: Music news presenter on the popular music program Countdown and widely recognised for his trademark Akubra hat.

Isabel Lucas
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 January 1985
 
Description: Actress, Australia
 
Summary: Known for her role as Tasha Andrews on the Australian television soap opera Home and Away (2003–2006)

Ivo Robic
 
Date Born: Monday 29 January 1923
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Croatia
 
Summary: Robi¿ was nicknamed "Mister Morgen" following the success of his first international hit, "Morgen" (which means "tomorrow"), in 1959.

James Jamerson
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 January 1938
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: James Jamerson plays bass on countless Motown singles and album tracks, including classics by the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, the Four Tops, Martha and the Vandellas, the Miracles, the Marvelettes, the Temptations and others.P/A

Jeanne Lee
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 January 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Her influence is the black rootsand tradition and her love for classical.

Jessica Marais
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 January 1985
 
Description: Actress, Australia
 
Summary: Born in South Africa, Marais and her family lived in Canada and New Zealand before relocating to Perth, Western Australia, when she was nine.

John Forsythe
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 January 1918
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Forsythe, the oldest of three children, was born in New Jersey to a factory worker, and was raised in Brooklyn, New York where his father worked as a Wall Street businessman during the Great Depression of 1929.P/E

Katharine Ross
 
Date Born: Monday 29 January 1940
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Ross was born in Hollywood, California, when her father was in the Navy. Her family later settled in Walnut Creek, California, east of San Francisco. She graduated from Las Lomas High School.P/E

Mark Wynter
 
Date Born: Friday 29 January 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: One of Britain’s most promising singers charting with songs such as "DREAM GIRL" and "VENUS IN BLUE JEANS" all covers but very good covers compared to the originals.

Max Carl
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 January 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In addition to performing, Carl also found time during the mid-80s to compose tunes for various movie soundtracks, performing on many of them as well. Films such as Police Academy (1984) and Doin' Time (1985) include his compositions.

Max Richard
 
Date Born: Monday 29 January 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, Australian
 
Summary: An Australian country singer, songwriter.

Noel Harrison
 
Date Born: Monday 29 January 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK
 
Summary: He is the son of British actor Sir Rex Harrison.

Oprah Winfrey
 
Date Born: Friday 29 January 1954
 
Description: Talk show host, Actress, USA
 
Summary: She is also an influential book critic, an Academy Award-nominated actress, and a magazine publisher. She has been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century.

Rodney Rude
 
Date Born: Friday 29 January 1943
 
Description: Comedian, Vocalist, Poet and Write, rAustralia
 
Summary: He began his career in a band, singing and playing guitar. His habit of altering the lyrics of songs to amuse himself and his audience prompted him to become a comedian.

Tom Selleck
 
Date Born: Monday 29 January 1945
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Born in Detroit to a father from north eastern Slovakia Robert Selleck (died 2001) and Scottish-American mother Martha.

Tony Blackburn
 
Date Born: Friday 29 January 1943
 
Description: Disc Jockey, Singer UK
 
Summary: An English disc jockey, who broadcast on the "pirate" stations Radio Caroline and Radio London in the 1960s

Victor Mature
 
Date Born: Friday 29 January 1915
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Born to father, Marcellus George Mature, a cutler, and Swiss American mother, Clara Mature.

Dick Martin
 
Date Born: Monday 30 January 1922
 
Description: Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Mainly known for the co host of "LAUGH IN" television series during the sixties with partner Dan Rowan.P/E

Gene Hackman
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 January 1930
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Lyda and Eugene Ezra Hackman. He has a brother, Richard. Hackman's family moved from one place to another until finally settling in Illinois, living in the house of his maternal grandmother, Beatrice, and where Hackman's father operated the printing press for the Commercial-News, a local paper.

Horst Jankowski
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 January 1936
 
Description: Pianist, Germany
 
Summary: A classically trained pianist most famous for his easy listening music.

Jeanne Pruett
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 January 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She was one of ten children, and since a young age she listened to the Grand Ole Opry and also harmonized with her brothers and sisters.

Jody Watley
 
Date Born: Friday 30 January 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: She ranks as the #144 most successful R&B artist of all time according to Billboard magazine.

Joe Terranova
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 January 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Danny and The Juniors were inducted into The Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2003.

Lizbeth Webb
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 January 1926
 
Description: Actress, Singer
 
Summary: She began her career as a teenage band vocalist under the name Betty Webb, singing to the troops during World War II and freelancing with British bands

Marty Balin
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 January 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Balin was the founder and featured vocalist for Jefferson Airplane from 1965 to 1971.

Phil Collins
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 January 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Collins was given a toy drum kit for Christmas when he was five. Later, his uncle made him a makeshift one that he used regularly.

Roy Eldridge
 
Date Born: Monday 30 January 1911
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Eldridge was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and originally played drums, trumpet and tuba.

Ruth Brown
 
Date Born: Monday 30 January 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Ruth Brown's father was a dockhand who directed the local church choir. Ruth showed more of an interest in singing at nightclubs. She was inspired by Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday and Dinah Washington.

Steve Marriott
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 January 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Steve Marriott was born to parents Kay and Bill Marriott who lived at Strone Road, Manor Park.

Tubby Hayes
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 January 1935
 
Description: Saxophonist, UK
 
Summary: From 1957 to 1959 he joined Ronnie Scott in co-leading a quintet, The Jazz Couriers, perhaps the most fondly remembered of British Modern Jazz groups.

Vanessa Redgrave
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 January 1937
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: The daughter of actors Sir Michael Redgrave and Rachel Kempson, Lady Redgrave.

 
 
 
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