January 4th – Noteworthy Birthdays

January 4, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Today's Reasons To Celebrate | Leave a comment

If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday. You share it with the following list of illustrious individuals.

Sir Isaac Newton 1643 (N.S.) – Physicist, mathematician

Jakob Grimm 1785 – Grimm brother

Louis Braille 1809 – Inventor of a reading system for the blind.

Charles “Tom Thumb” Stratton 1838

Augustus John 1878

Sterling Holloway 1905

Barbara Rush 1927 – Actress

Don Shula 1940 – Football coach

Ray Starling 1933

Jean Chretien 1934

Floyd Patterson 1935 – Heavyweight boxing champion

Dyan Cannon 1939 – Actress

Grace Bumbry 1937 – Opera singer

John McLaughlin 1942 – Musician

Doris Kearns Goodwin 1943 – Author, historian

Arthur Conley 1946

Barbara Ann Cochran 1951

Kathy Forester (The Forester Sisters) 1955 – Country singer

Ann Magnuson 1956 – Actress

Bernard Sumner (New Order) 1956

Patty Loveless 1957 – Country singer

Matt Frewer 1958

Michael Stipe 1960 – Singer (R.E.M.)

Patrick Cassidy 1961

Dave Foley 1963 – Actor (“News Radio”)

Dot Jones 1964 – Actress (“Glee”)

Julia Ormond 1965 – Actress

Deana Carter 1966 – Country singer

Benjamin Darvill 1967 – Musician (Crash Test Dummies)

Jeremy Licht 1971 – Actor

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