List of celebrities and famous people who were born on January 28th
Famous birthdays on January 28th for the celebrities who were born in the years 2009 - 20002001
Famous birthdays on January 28th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1999 - 19901999
The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster was a catastrophic event that occurred on January 28, 1986, resulting in the loss of all seven crew members shortly after launch.
Brazilian political activist. He is a founder and leader of the Free Brazil Movement, which promotes free-market values against the Workers' Party.
Australian rugby league player
Russian professional footballer
Canadian actor and musician
Swedish ice hockey player
Australian rugby player
Chinese tennis player
New Zealand rugby player
New Zelander rugby league footballer
Famous birthdays on January 28th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1989 - 19801989
She was a French photojournalist who was killed in the conflict in African Central Republic. FranASSois Hollande described her death as a "murder". Lepage studied journalism at Southampton Solent University and Utrecht.
J. Cole is a rapper and record producer known for his introspective lyrics and socially conscious themes.
German-American producer and rapper
Canadian ice hockey player
American basketball player.
American football player
English field hockey player
English race car driver
Camila Alves is a Brazilian-American model known for her work with fashion brands and her marriage to actor Matthew McConaughey.
Camila Alves is a Brazilian-American model known for her work in the fashion industry and for being the wife of actor Matthew McConaughey.
French handball player, who played for Montpellier Handball since 1999.
Irish guitarist and singer-songwriter
Big Freedia is a rapper known for popularizing the New Orleans-based music genre known as bounce music.
American singer, musician, dancer, and drummer. He is the youngest and most well-known member of the "boy band," the "Backstreet Boys."
American skater. She was a champion in 1997. She began skating at the age of five and won her first competition when she was nine years old. She was 15 years old when she began competing with senior skaters.
William Carnimolla is a French fashion consultant and television personality known for his work in the fashion industry.
American drug dealer and fugitive
American homicide: convicted of first degree murder in the stabbing death of his 42-year old neighbor, the mother his best friend. He was 6'4" and 260 lbs at age 15, the tallest boy in his family. He was a gentle boy who did not disobey his strict parents. He was also known as the grandson to the city's former police …
American singer-songwriter/guitarist (The Gaslight Anthem, The Horrible Crowes).
Backstreet Boys member
American journalist and author (d.2013)
Famous birthdays on January 28th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1979 - 19701979
Sheamus is a professional wrestler known for his time in WWE and for being a multiple-time world champion.
Italian goalkeeper, who plays for Juventus in Serie A. Experts consider him to be one the greatest and most successful goalkeepers of all time.
Vanessa Villela is a Mexican actress known for her roles in telenovelas such as 'Mi Corazón es Tuyo' and 'El Señor de los Cielos'.
American singer (*NSYNC)
Japanese race car driver
Latvian basketball coach and player
American guitarist (Chimaira Rockworm Six Feet Under and Fear Factory).
Rick Ross is an American rapper known for his deep voice and gangster persona, and for hits like 'Hustlin' and 'Aston Martin Music'.
Rick Ross is an American rapper known for his distinctive deep voice and hits like 'Hustlin' and 'Aston Martin Music'.
Fijian rugby player
STEPS is a British member of a rock band. STEPS is a British member of a manufactured rock group. They have changed Brit-pop's landscape since 1997 when they were chosen from thousands of hopefuls. The five top applicants were selected after a lengthy audition process, line dancing, and six months of tryouts. They were chosen for their singing and dancing …
Singaporean producer and singer-songwriter
American baseball player and coach
New Zealand; Team Pursuit Cyclist (Olympics 1996).
QuTbec (Canada); 10m diver (Olympics-17-1992 and 1996).
Japanese singer and voice actor
American baseball player
Venezuelan politician and baseball player
American basketball player: Guard, Hornets
American baseball player
Ty Olsson is a Canadian actor known for his roles in popular TV shows such as Supernatural and Battlestar Galactica.
NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl XXXI).
Safety (San Francisco 49ers).
California, USA; outfielder (Atlanta Braves).
Dutch poet and author
Hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Olympics - 1998)
Venezuelan baseball player
NBA forward (Houston Rockets).
Carrie Vaughn is an American author known for her urban fantasy and paranormal romance novels, particularly the Kitty Norville series.
Australian rower (Olympics-1996).
QuTbec (Canada); 100m backstroke/4x100 (Olympics 1996).
American basketball player.
Manager and English footballer
NFL running back (Buffalo Bills).
WNBA center (Utah Starzz).
American soul singer
American soul singer
NFL middle linebacker (Chicago Bears).
NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles).
NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawks).
United States -- Death metal drummer (Obituary and Cause of Death).
Famous birthdays on January 28th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1969 - 19601969
American media personality. He is a commentator, writer, and humorist. Harvard University graduate, he fell in love the stage after he was elected President of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals. He began producing and writing children's programs for commercial and public radio after graduation. Don't Tell Me."
Freestyle swimmer from Italy (world record 200m).
American politician and lawyer
Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen).
Rakim is a legendary rapper known for his influential and innovative contributions to hip-hop, particularly for his complex lyrical style and smooth delivery.
Canadian singer, songwriter, pianist. She is known for her mezzo-soprano voice and emotional ballads. In 2009, over 40 million albums were sold worldwide. Surfacing is McLachlan’s best-selling album. She won two Grammy Awards out of four nominations and four Juno Awards. She also founded the Lilith Fair tour which featured female musicians on an unprecedented scale. The Lilith Fair concert
American producer and DJ (Cypress Hill, The 7A3)
QuTbec (Canada); rower (Olympics-9-1992 and 1996).
Belgian three-cushion professional billiards player. World champion. Nicknamed "L'Extraterrestre", ("The Extraterrestrial") In 1999, he won the UMB World Three Cushion Championship. He won the Sang Lee International Open twice consecutively (2006 and 2007, and the CEB European Championship twice, 2002 and 2006. As well as 53 Belgian titles. His best run is 27. His best game average is 6.66 (40 …
Softhard, a Chinese actor and singer (Softhard).
Australian sportscaster and footballer
NFL quarterback (New Orleans Saints).
Czechoslovakia; NHL Center (Washington Capitals).
Japanese producer and director
French sailor, sailing instructor, and professional skipper. He finished fourth in the 2002 "Route du Rhum", but won the 24-hour distance record.
PGA golfer (1995 Nestles-25th).
Green Bay Packers).
American notable family, the grand-daughter of Oral Roberts. Rebecca, her mother was born in Shawnee on 12/16/1939. Marshall, her father, was a banker. They were both killed when the plane crashed on 2/11/1977. They were returning from a Colorado ski trip when the plane was struck by a storm. The plane was thrown about by the wind and the bodies …
American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Anthrax, Overkill).
USA; WPVA volleyball player, US Open-9th-1994
Switzerland -- Figure skating (1980 Olympics, 4th Place).
American pro-burglar sentenced to ten year imprisonment in March 1984, and again in June 1991 for attempted theft sentenced to five years. He was released on August 23, 1993.
Heavy metal guitarist (Anthrax, "Protest and Survive")
NBA forward / center (Cleveland Cavaliers and New Jersey Nets).
Philippe Vercruysse is a former professional footballer known for his successful career with clubs such as Lille and Bordeaux.
Singer / actress (Die Hard With a Vengeance).
New York, USA. Actor (Noah Keefer-All My Children).
Singer / actress (Die Hard With a Vengeance).
Italian comedian, actress, voice actor, director de dubbing, and voice actor. She is Roberto Draghetti's sister.
Canadian ice hockey coach and player
Santa Monica, California -- Playmate (Jan, 1987)
Rhode Island, USA; actor (Vinnie - Square Pegs, Double Trouble).
Austrian-American academic and historian
Filipino politician and journalist
Famous birthdays on January 28th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1959 - 19501959
American producer and director
English guitarist (The Alarm The Hard Travelers, and AOR Spirit of The Alarm).
British poet, artist, and lecturer in art.
Maitê Proença is a Brazilian actress, author, and television presenter known for her work in Brazilian telenovelas and films.
American composer of film music. He was 28 years old when he became the Glendale Junior Symphony's conductor. Since its inception, he was music editor for "The Simpsons" TV series. He is married and has two children, born in 1983-86.
Brazilian actress. Beautiful brunette. She is known for her romantic roles. She specializes in soap operas. She was born in Ubatuba, 150km from Sao Paulo.
Actor and author of English comedy
Actress (Arachnophobia and Necessary Roughness).
South Africa; PGA golfer (1991 Byron Nelson Classic).
South African-Zimbabwean golfer
American composer and educator
French politician, who was elected President of France on May 6, 2007, as the successor to Jacques Chirac. He was the leader of the conservative Union for a Popular Movement, beating his Socialist opponent, SA (c)golA")ne Royal by almost 7 points.
Sun Microsystems was co-founded by an Indian-American businessman
French footballer and manager. He played for seven clubs in France during his senior playing career, which spanned 1973-1987. He was the manager for nine clubs in France, including the Gulf Arab states, Senegal and Qatar, from 1988 to his death on 14 October 2013. Perhaps his most notable accomplishment was coaching Senegal to victory in the quarter-finals at 2002 …
American minister, founder, pastor, and author of "The Purpose Driven Life", among others. Warren, a conservative evangelical preacher who modeled his faith on the Southern Baptist tradition is a beefy-looking figure. He is widely considered to be the most influential theologian in America and possibly the world. In late 2008, Warren used his influence to host a televised interview with …
Paris, France -- Actress (Friends).
Japanese voice actor (d. 2000)
German historian and theologian
rock drummer (Mink Deville).
French actor whose notable films include Tchao Pantin, Police, ItinA(c)raire d'un enfant gAC/tA(c), Le Petit Criminel, and La VA(c)ritA(c) si je mens!
French actress and singer.
Since 2001, auxiliary bishop of Strasbourg: French Catholic clergyman
Canadian executive and ice hockey player
American technology journalist.
American basketball player, for one season 1977-78 in Detroit.
English producer and DJ (Throbbing Gristle & Chris & Cosey).
American con-artist known by cops as "the Shrimp Lady" despite having several aliases, five drivers licenses, and many birth certificates. Since 1971, her arrest record includes 20 incidents in about ten states. On 4/26/1993, she was taken into custody in West Allis, Wisconsin. The police found $248,000 cash, an 1988 Cadillac, and a collection of clothes including 330 blouses, 709 …
French singer, songwriter, and painter. He is well-known for his duets "Regrets", with MylA'ne Farmer, and "Ce Que Tu DA (c)sires," with Carla Bruni. There were many solo albums. He is interested in cycling, soccer ..., history, and Buddhism.
American screenwriter and producer (d. 2015).
He is a Welsh-born musician, his French mother was Welsh. He grew up in Wales from the age of 19. He was the guitarist of "Weekend Millionaire", and became Goldman's vocal replacement on stage with TaA–-Phong. Member of the trio Fredericks-Goldman-Jones, their first album was released in 1990. He composed songs for Joe Oocker (I'll Forget Your Name)
British Member of Parliament.
Ukrainian astronaut and general pilot
Washington, USA; actress (George-The Hardy Boys).
Ukraine; astronaut (STS 87).
Jr. US bassist (Connections and Disconnections).
American singer and model, actress
Academic and economist from Bangladeshi-English
American astronaut and crew member on the Discovery 9/1988. He graduated with a B.A. He earned a B.A. in mathematics at Cornell and an M.S. in mathematics from the University of Minnesota. With distinction and an electrical engineer degree from the U.S., in mathematics Naval Post-grad school. In July 1980, he was chosen for the Astronaut program.
American singer-songwriter (Supercluster)
USA; Playboy actress/model (Hee Haw! Sugar Time! ).
King of Bahrain
Iowa, United States -- Astronaut (Colonel USMC / Colonel USMC) (STS 51, 26, 36, 42).
Famous birthdays on January 28th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1949 - 19401949
American basketball coach
American politician, involved in government work since the 1970s. U.S. U.S. Congressman currently serving on the Ways and Means Budget Committee and the Select Congressional Committee on the Aging. Formerly a Congressional SALT II advisor.
New Zealand politician and leader of the New Zealand Union 34th Prime Minister
American basketball Head Coach, Spurs.
former American Congressman
Liberian politician, 22nd President of Liberia
French film critic, director and documentary film theorist. He was buried in Paris on February 15, 2005.
Russian actor and choreographer of dancers
American drummer (The Free Spirits and Compost).
American family of note, older daughter of Ted Williams and his first wife Doris. She was only two years old when they divorced. She was raised in Florida by her mother and spent summers in Boston visiting her father. Ted passed away in Crystal River, FL on 7/05/2002. He had a remarkable 19-year career at the Boston Red Sox and …
Japan; astronaut (STS 47).
legal adviser (BBC).
American politician and educator, 78th Governor of New Hampshire
CEO (Institute of Chartered Secretaries).
Principal (City Technology College-Kingshurst).
New York, USA; actress (Nancy).
Arkansas, United States -- Rock bassist Box Tops-Letter
Director and actress from Switzerland
English singer-songwriter/drummer (Soft Machine the Wilde Flowers, Matching Mole).
American singer and actress
American environmental activist, advocate for indigenous peoples, etnpreneur, and author of many books, including "Confessions of a Economic Hit Man", "Secret History of the American Empire", and "Shapeshifting: The World is as You Dream It."
British politician, Member of Parliament, elected at the General Election on 6/11/1987.
American screenwriter and actress
English composer (d. 2013)
English journalist and author
New York, USA: Rock drummer (Chamber Brothers-"Time Has Come Today")
Chicago, Illinois -- Actor (Mark-Dallas, Flamingo Road, Santa Barbara)
English bass player, songwriter and producer (The Rolling Stones The Pretty Things & The Mekons).
Canadian ice hockey player and minister
Canadian ice hockey player and minister
Dutch ice skater, who was the female world champion of her day.
Finnish producer and director
Marika Kilius, also known as the "Ice Princess", is a German-American ice skater and champion. They won Olympic medals in 1960, 1964, as well as international championships. The 1964 medal was controversial due to the fact that they had signed a professional agreement in that year. They were unable to return the medal in 1987 after it was taken from …
Jamaican sound engineer and musician (d. 1989).
He was an American actor who made his Broadway debut when he was 12. He was a regular on several TV soaps, including "Dark Shadows" and "The Doctors".
American guitarist and singer-songwriter
Jamaican DJ producer and engineer (d. 1989)
Ohio, USA; actor (Dr Miles Cavanaugh Edge of Night Dark Shadows).
Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican business magnate known for being one of the wealthiest individuals in the world due to his holdings in various Mexican companies.
American composer and pianist (d. 2014).
Famous birthdays on January 28th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1939 - 19301939
American politician wife. She was 17 years old when she won Miss Alabama. She met her first husband while she was a Cypress Gardens water skier in 1961. They had two children, one in 1962, the other in 1964. They divorced in 1968.
American colonel pilot and astronaut
New York, USA Walt Disney Company artist 1963-2004
Texas, USA. Colonel US Air Force/astronaut. (STS 7, STS51G).
Ukrainian weightlifter and coach (d.2016)
American pro-astrologer. She served several times as NCGR's executive Director and director of publicity at the United Astrology Conferences. She was a member of AFAN's steering committee and seemed to have been at the forefront of political debate for many years. Mary began her astrological studies in college. She also learned Cosmobiology while living in Germany.
French rugby player. He was selected 22 times at international events between 1963-67 to play as 2nd and wing forward.
Nobel Prize laureate in Academic Nobel Prize for Literature and Swedish-English Biologist
French doctor and former president of National Consultative Ethics Committee (1999 to 2008). He is a Professor of Medicine at the University Paris Descartes.
Norwegian novelist. Her writing debut was in 1968 when she published the collection of short stories "Piker i dalen", (Girls living in the valley). Johan Borgen and Annemarta Borgen were her parents. Her sister was a writer, Brett Borgen.
Playwright / director
Czech television host and historian (d. 2013).
Playwright / director
American actor, director, and scriptwriter, who was a star since 1972. His role as "Hawkeye", in the television series "M.A.S.H.," garnered him a large following and earned him many awards. Alda was awarded Emmy Awards for Best Actor and Best Writer, and his farewell episode which Alda wrote and directed was one of the most popular television shows. To be …
French Catholic clergyman, Bishop of Poitiers from 1994 to 2002 and Archbishop of the same episcopal See since 2002.
Albanian poet and author
British trade unionist.
English critic and author
French museum director, president of the Pompidou Centre and founder director of the Picasso Museum in Paris. Bozo spent his entire life in museums, and played a key role in the rational and massive expansion of French public collections over the past 20 years.
Angolian poet / revolutionary (Pele do Diabo).
Argentine racing driver (d. 1990)
American first baseman (Saint Louis Cardinals), announcer (New York Yankees), and president (National League).
Thai actor and producer (d. 1970).
Argentinian race car driver (d. 1990)
American screenwriter and director
New York, USA; essayist/novelist/film director (The Benefactor, 1966 Pol Award).
American shot putter. He won two gold medals (1952 and 1956) as well as one silver medal (1960). He placed fourth in his final Olympic competition (1964). O'Brien was honored for all of his achievements and inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. O'Brien died 21 April 2007.
CEO (Gestetner Holdings).
Estonian-German skier and mountaineer
USA; shot putter (Olympics-2 gold/silver-1952, 1956, 1960, 1964).
Italian beauty queen and actress. After being crowned Miss Italy 1947, she married Luis-Miguel Dominguin (1955-1967), and retired in 1956. After their separation, she returned to acting.
Italian-American operatic basse singer, especially associated with the Italian repertoire.
American actress (d.2008)
Italy sport Champion
Famous birthdays on January 28th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1929 - 19201929
Swedish-American illustrator and sculptor
Clarinet player and singer from England (d. 2014).
Russian manager and footballer (d. 2012).
Rugby international / journalist
France sport Champion
Major General/Secretary (Kennel Club).
CEO (Norwich Union Insurance Group).
Puerto Rican actor, screenwriter, composer, musician, and dancer
American Major League Baseball infielder who was a member of the Washington Senators (1951aEUR”57), Boston Red Sox (58aEUR”62) and Houston Colt.45s (63aEUR”64). While a Red Sox player, Runnels won two American League Batting Average Championships.
Swedish screenwriter and producer of actor (d. 2010).
Japanese screenwriter and director producer (d. 2001).
Director (Conservative Central Office).
Hughes, Principal (Ruskin College Oxford).
American chemical engineer and CEO at Cabot Oil & Gas. Cabot Oil & Gas is a natural gas producer. Seiss holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering. He enjoys hunting in Mexico.
British jazz tenor saxophonist and jazz club owner (d. 1996)
American illustrator and author
American race car driver who was killed from injuries received on the track. Jimmy Bryan was a successful race car driver between 1952 and 1960, with 23 wins and many top ten finishes. He won the Indianapolis 500 in 1958 and the USAC National Championship in 1956 and 1957.
American pro-astrologer. She was also a teacher at the high school and a lecturer. Her passion was in accident research.
Indian politician and physicist (d. 2004).
American television and stage actresses
British Professor of Medicine
Belgian poet and painter (d. 1976).
French resistance member during World War II who served in Special Operations Executive.
Norwegian industrialist and shipowner who has lived for many decades in Brazil. He founded Aracruz Celulose in 1968. He was married to Princess Ragnhild, Norway (1930-192012). He is part of the Lorentzen family, a group of shipping magnates.
American scientist, chemist, and Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine and Physiology, 12/10/1968. To understand how nucleic acid in genes affects cell function, he worked with Nirenberg and Khorana. Holley was also part of the Cornell medical school team that synthesized penicillin in World War II.
Anna Records was co-founded by American producer and songwriter Anna (d. 2014).
Basketball player from Lithuania (d. 2014).
Italy sport Champion
Scream and Scream again
French lawyer and activist for human rights.
Moderator (General Assembly of Church of Scotland).
American military. He was an Air Force officer in the United States who rose to the rank of lieutenant General and served as vice commander-in-chief of the Pacific Air Forces, which was headquartered at Hickam Air Force Base (Hawaii).
French analytic philosopher and writer, his works cover the philosophy of logics and mathematics. He is also known for his work on Jean CavaillA's and Wittgenstein. He produced the authoritative translation of Wittgenstein's "Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus" into French. He has published over 150 scientific articles. He co-founded the 1968 journal LaEUR(tm),A,ge de la Science with Jules Vuillemin. He is the president …
Famous birthdays on January 28th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1919 - 19101919
American colonel and pilot (d.2002)
American fighter pilot (d.2002)
Uruguayan politician and farmer, principal civil leader of National Party from 1970s to his death on 15/03/88.
Paris, France -- Actress (One Deadly Summer - Moulin Rouge).
Bradford -- Puppeteer / entertainer (Sooty, Some People)
Actor and screenwriter in English puppeteer (d. 1989).
Uruguayan politician/human rights worker
New Zealand-English politician and lawyer (d. 2004).
San Francisco, California -- Actor. (Flying Nun. Barefoot in the Park).
Senior civil servant and Norwegian economist. For 28 years, he was the permanent under-secretary of state at the Ministry of Finance. This spans from 1958 to 1986.
Germany Military man
American business consultant and executive.
French engineer, administrator, and director; a motor mechanic who filed over 30 patents in his career.
Hostun Military man
French painter and writer. Gallimard published his only novel, The Beggars (Les Mendiants) in 1943.
Chinese-born American writer (d.2009)
American actor and boxer. He began acting after his boxing career. He was a leading man in B movies and war epics like "Flying Tigers," earning credits in over 180 films. His uncontrollable temper caused him to lose his film career. He beat Franchot Tone in a scuffle on 9/14/1951 for his affections towards Barbara Peyton. After three marriages, he …
Actor (Doberman/Phil Silvers Show), died at 51
American painter, exponent of abstract expressionism, and in particular the form known as "action paintings", Pollack is an American artist. Pollack developed his signature technique, "drip painting," however. Pollack believed art was derived from the unconscious. One of his earliest works, "The Moon-Woman Cuts the Circle", 1943, shows the passion with which he pursued the realization of his vision.
Henson English diplomat (Prague 1939).
German film actress. Between 1933 and 1972, she was in more than 130 films.
Politikan and academic from the Netherlands
Austrian actor (Born 1910).
American Astrologer. AFA member 8/1943. She quit three years later, and was rejoined 10/1976. Her professional name was "Beata Burbank". Died 11/1976 Des Plaines, IL (?)
Famous birthdays on January 28th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1909 - 19001909
Scottish footballer (d. 1931)
"Buster" Crabb British diver (WWII-George Medal).
Bremen young sailor who was thrown from the ship "Alster", near Port Said, into the sea in November 1932. He had to swim 11 hours before he could be rescued.
Turkish-French historian and composer (d. 1998).
Dutch actor/director / writer (Fear).
Italian actor who died in Rome, 16 December 1993.
French composer and songwriter. He is best known for his work in the films Sherlock Holmes (1954), The Cow and I (599) and Foreign Intrigue (1956). He died in Louveciennes (Yvelines), France, 21 January 1977.
General and politician from Greece (d. 1992).
Red Buttons Show - Actor/Writer
Artist / painter
Norwegian journalist, literary critic and theatre critic. Also essayist, playwright, translator and theatre director.
Filipino magician and bodabil entertainer (d. 1979)
Polish writer (d. 1978).
Polish educator and author (d. 1978).
Crystallographer (1st woman to join Royal Society)
French writer, editor and philosopher.
French painter, whose work is classified as Outsider art or Naive art.
Notre Dame de Brian Politician
Germany -- 100m runner (1928 Olympics).
American painter (d.1984)
German writer (Allert de Lange).
Stols [Chl Van Halsbeke] publisher (History of Ecuador).