Born in 1963

Jan 1 Mukesh Gadhvi an Indian politician and a senior member of Indian National Congress. He was a two-time Member of Parliament from Banaskantha and three-time Member of Legislative Assembly from Danta. He was born in Sirohi, Rajasthan, he was son of Congress leader B.K. Gadhvi, three time MP from the Banskantha seat, and remained Union Minister of State for Finance during the Rajiv Gandhi ministry and had remained the President of Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee
Jan 1 Linda Henry an English actress, known for her roles as Yvonne Atkins in the ITV television drama Bad Girls and Shirley Carter in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, a role she has played since 2006. She had previously appeared in Eastenders as the original Lorraine Salter, the mother of Mandy Salter from 1991 to 1992. Her other TV credits include Cracker , Prime Suspect and Trial & Retribution. She has also appeared in the films Beautiful Thing and The Business
Jan 1 Sergey Okrugin a Russian chess International Master.
Jan 1 Julia Moon the General Director of Universal Ballet in South Korea, and daughter-in-law of Sun Myung Moon, founder of the ballet company. She was the prima ballerina of the company
Jan 1 Serhiy Kuznetsov (footballer born 1963) a retired Ukrainian professional footballer. He made his professional debut in the Soviet First League in 1981 for FC Metalist Kharkiv. He played 2 games in the UEFA Cup 1990–91 for FC Chornomorets Odessa
Jan 1 Dražen Ladić a former Croatian football goalkeeper. Between 2006 and 2011 he was the head coach of the Croatian national under-21 team
Jan 1 Lina Kačiušytė a Lithuanian swimmer who competed for the Soviet Union, winner of a gold medal in 200 m breaststroke with the Olympic record time of 2:29:54 at the 1980 Summer Olympics.
Jan 1 Jean-Marc Gounon a racing driver from France. He raced in Formula One in 1993 and 1994, participating in a total of 9 Grands Prix and scoring no championship points
Jan 1 Alberigo Evani an Italian former football player in midfielder role. Born in Massa, Tuscany, he played in Serie A 353 times with 16 goals. He is the current head coach of the Italy Under-18 team
Jan 2 David Cone a former Major League Baseball pitcher. During a 17-year baseball career, he pitched from 1986–2003 for five different teams. Cone pitched the sixteenth perfect game in baseball history. He also set the MLB record for most years between 20-win seasons. He was a member of five World Series championships. He has an 8–3 career postseason record over 21 starts, with an ERA of 3.80
Jan 2 Sergey Kirsanov a Soviet and Ukrainiansprint canoer who competed in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won a silver medal in the K-4 1000 m event at Seoul in 1988
Jan 2 Oleg Znarok a Latvian former ice hockey player, with German citizenship since 2001. Currently he is the coach of the Russian national hockey team
Jan 2 Sergey Zhigunov a Russian actor and producer. Sergey Zhigunov was born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. He graduated from the Shchukin Theater School in Moscow. Since 1990, he has been in charge of the Chance film studio. In 2000, he became the President of the Russian Film Actors Guild. His most famous roles as an actor were in "Queen Margot", "Hearts of Three" , "Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin", and "Gardemariny, Vperyod". He also starred in the Russian remake of the American sitcom "The Nanny"
Jan 2 Mariya Vasilieva a doctor of Juridical Science, Professor of the Department of Environmental and Land Law of Lomonosov Moscow State University Faculty of Law. She was born in the Lipetsk region on January 2, 1963
Jan 2 Edgar Martínez a former Major League Baseball designated hitter and third baseman of Puerto Rican descent. He spent his entire 18-year Major League career with the Seattle Mariners. He is the cousin of Carmelo Martínez
Jan 3 Stewart Hosie a Scottish National Party politician and Member of Parliament for Dundee East since 2005. He has been Depute Leader of the SNP since November 2014, and is also currently the SNP's Parliamentary Group Deputy Leader, Chief Whip and Treasury spokesperson
Jan 3 New Jack a retired American professional wrestler, better known by his stage name New Jack in ECW. He is known for his willingness to take dangerous bumps and his stiff hardcore wrestling style, often taking high risks and "shooting" on opponents, though he is only known to shoot on opponents who are deemed disrespectful in the ring. He is also known for having his theme song play throughout his matches in ECW. The inspiration for his ring name came from the movie New Jack City
Jan 3 David Gobejishvili a former Soviet wrestler and Olympic champion in Freestyle wrestling.
Jan 3 Gabi Balint a Romanian football manager and former player.
Jan 3 Alex Wheatle an award-winning black British novelist of Jamaican heritage, sentenced to a term of imprisonment after the Brixton riots.
Jan 4 May-Britt Moser a Norwegian psychologist, neuroscientist, and founding director of the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and Centre for the Biology of Memory at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway.
Jan 4 Till Lindemann a German musician, songwriter, actor and poet. He is most commonly recognized as the lead vocalist and frontman of the German Neue Deutsche Härte/industrial metal band Rammstein, founded by Richard Kruspe, where they won a contest in 1994 and received the opportunity to record some demo CD's. The band is named after the Ramstein air show disaster. Lindemann was also a member of the bands First Arsch and Feeling B, where he played as a drummer and bass guitarist
Jan 4 Khazar Isayev a former Soviet wrestler, world and European champion in freestyle wrestling. He is of Azerbaijani descent
Jan 4 Candice Daly an American film and television actress. In the late 1980s and early 1990s she starred in a number of B-movies and cult films such as After Death and Liquid Dreams. She was at one time was engaged to one of her co-stars Brent Huff. Perhaps the role which garnered her the widest audience was psychotic Veronica Landers on American soap opera The Young and the Restless from 1997 to 1998
Jan 4 Susannah Grant an American screenwriter and director.
Jan 4 Elena Valova a Russian former pair skater who competed internationally for the Soviet Union. With partner Oleg Vasiliev, she is the 1984 Olympic champion, 1988 Olympic silver medalist, and three-time World Champion. Their coach throughout their career was Tamara Moskvina
Jan 4 Igor Astapkovich a hammer thrower who won two Olympic medals, first representing the Soviet Union and later his home country of Belarus.
Jan 4 Randy Salerno an American news anchor for CBS news in Chicago at WBBM-TV. Salerno had previously worked at WGN-TV
Jan 4 Dave Foley a Canadian actor, stand-up comedian, writer, director and producer best known for his work in The Kids in the Hall and NewsRadio.
Jan 5 Grant Young (musician) the drummer for the alternative rock band Soul Asylum from 1984-1995. He replaced Pat Morley shortly after the release of Soul Asylum's debut album, Say What You Will, Clarence...Karl Sold the Truck in 1984. Young's last appearance on a Soul Asylum record album was the breakthrough album, Grave Dancers Union. He was replaced in the middle of the recording sessions by Sterling Campbell, who has also since left the band and is primarily associated with David Bowie, as part of his touring bands
Jan 5 Jiang Wen a Chinese film actor, screenwriter and director. As a director, he is sometimes grouped with the "Sixth Generation" that emerged in the 1990s. Jiang is also well known internationally as an actor, having starred with Gong Li in Zhang Yimou's debut film Red Sorghum. He has a younger brother who is also an actor, Jiang Wu
Jan 5 Jeff Fassero a former Major League Baseball pitcher.
Jan 6 Tony Halme a Finnish politician, athlete, author and actor. Halme was a member of the Finnish Parliament from 2003 to 2007, representing the True Finns party as an independent politician. He was also known by the pseudonym Viikinki he used while appearing in Gladiaattorit, a Finnish version of the TV game show Gladiators, in the 1990s. He was also a professional wrestler best known for his appearances with World Wrestling Federation under the name Ludvig Borga, an MMA fighter and a professional boxer who held the Finnish Heavyweight Championship. He was also first fighter from the Nordic countries to ever compete in Ultimate Fighting Championship
Jan 6 Tina Landon an Mexican-American choreographer based in Los Angeles who has worked with Prince, Anastacia, Mýa, Pink, Jay-Z, Marc Anthony, Kristi Yamaguchi, Aerosmith, Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, Shakira, Pussycat Dolls, Tina Turner, Britney Spears, Rihanna, and Ciara.
Jan 6 Norm Charlton a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds , Seattle Mariners , Philadelphia Phillies , Baltimore Orioles , Atlanta Braves , and Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
Jan 6 Paul Kipkoech a Kenyan long-distance runner who specialized in the 10,000 metres and cross-country running. He became world champion over 10,000 m in 1987
Jan 6 Aaron Zigman an American composer, producer, arranger, songwriter, and musician for several recent films.
Jan 6 Philippe Perrin a French test pilot and former CNES and European Space Agency astronaut.
Jan 6 Ian Lavery a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for Wansbeck since the 2010 general election as well as President of the National Union of Mineworkers.
Jan 7 Christian Louboutin a French footwear designer whose footwear has incorporated shiny, red-lacquered soles that have become his signature.
Jan 7 Clint Mansell an English musician, composer, and former lead singer of the band Pop Will Eat Itself.
Jan 7 Rand Paul an American politician and a former ophthalmologist who serves as the junior United States Senator for Kentucky, in office since 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party and the son of former U.S. Representative and presidential candidate Ron Paul of Texas
Jan 8 Dmitri Galiamin a Russian retired footballer who played as a defender. He currently works as director of sports for FC Dynamo Moscow
Jan 9 Eric Erlandson an American musician, guitarist, and writer, primarily known as founding member, songwriter and lead guitarist of alternative rock band Hole from 1989 to 2002. He has also had several musical side projects, including Rodney & the Tube Tops, which he formed with Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, and RRIICCEE with Vincent Gallo
Jan 9 Yuri Shishkin a Russian professional football coach and a former player. As of June 2009, he works as a goalkeeping coach with FC Saturn Moscow Oblast. He made his professional debut in the Soviet Top League in 1982 for PFC CSKA Moscow
Jan 9 Oleg Soldatov a Russian conductor.
Jan 9 Rei Igarashi a Japanese actress and voice actress who works for Office Osawa. She is married to fellow voice actor Shō Hayami
Jan 9 Michael Everson an American and Irish linguist, script encoder, typesetter, font designer, and publisher. He runs a publishing company called Evertype, through which he has published over a hundred books since 2006
Jan 10 Milan Milanović (footballer born 1963) a former footballer and current coach. He was recently coached Radnički Niš, a team that plays in Serbian SuperLiga. As a player, he went through Partizan youth, then got senior chance in Čukarički and Zemun, in former Yugoslavian top flight he has played in Radnički Niš, then went to German Bundesliga 2
Jan 10 Kira Ivanova a figure skater from the Soviet Union whose senior international career ran from 1979 to 1988. While she had won numerous medals at international events, such as World Junior Championships, Enia Challenge Cup, and Moscow News Trophy, her true breakthrough on the international skating scene came with a bronze medal at the 1984 Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. Ivanova shined at the 1985 World Figure Skating Championships in Tokyo, where she won the silver medal, finishing second to Katarina Witt