Born in 1964

Jan 1 Moussa Dadis Camara an ex-officer of the Guinean army who served as the President of the Republic of Guinea's National Council for Democracy and Development , which seized power in a military coup d'état on 23 December 2008 after the death of long-time President and dictator Lansana Conté. He has been out of office since the assassination attempt on him on 3 December 2009
Jan 1 Ron Gilbert an American video-game designer, programmer, and producer, best known for his work on several classic LucasArts adventure games, including Maniac Mansion and the first two Monkey Island games. His games are generally focused on interactive story-telling
Jan 1 Manon Briand a Canadian film director and screenwriter.
Jan 1 Gagik Beglaryan an Armenian politician, former mayor of Yerevan. Since 2012, he is the Minister of Transport and Communications of Armenia
Jan 1 Juliana Donald an American film and television actress.
Jan 1 Dedee Pfeiffer an American film and television actress.
Jan 2 Michael McCann (politician) a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow since 2010, succeeding Adam Ingram.
Jan 2 Carlo Schäfer a German Author of crime novels.
Jan 2 Pernell Whitaker a professional boxing trainer and retired American professional boxer. Whitaker was the lightweight silver medalist at the 1982 World Championships, followed by the gold medalist at the 1983 Pan American Games and the 1984 Olympics. Whitaker then embarked on a pro career in which he became world champion in four different weight divisions. During his career, he fought world champions such as Julio César Chávez, Oscar De La Hoya and Félix Trinidad. For his achievements, he was named the 1989 Fighter of the year by Ring Magazine
Jan 2 Oleg Aleksandrovich Smirnov a retired Russian professional footballer. He made his professional debut in the Soviet Top League in 1982 for FC Spartak Moscow
Jan 2 David Braben a British computer programmer and CEO of Frontier Developments plc, co-writer of Elite, a space trading computer game, in the early 1980s, and is co-founder of and works as a trustee for the Raspberry Pi Foundation which in 2012 launched a low-cost computer for education.
Jan 2 Wolfgang de Beer a retired German footballer. He is currently a goalkeeping coach with Borussia Dortmund
Jan 2 Ingo Anderbrügge a retired German footballer who played mostly as an attacking midfielder.
Jan 2 Arsen Avakov (politician) a Ukrainian politician, member of the Ukrainian parliament since 2012 and Minister of Internal Affairs.
Jan 2 Luis Moro a Cuban-born American actor, filmmaker, and writer. He first gained notability for co-writing, producing and acting in the film Anne Real, which was nominated for two Independent Spirit Award
Jan 2 Luis d'Antin a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. He had his best year in 1996 when he finished sixth in the 250cc world championship
Jan 3 Toshiyuki Horie a Japanese author and translator.
Jan 3 Cheryl Miller the women's basketball coach at Langston University and a former college basketball player and sportscaster for TNT. She is currently a sideline reporter for NBA games on TNT Sports and also works for NBA TV as a reporter and analyst having worked previously as a sportscaster for ABC Sports, TBS Sports and ESPN. She was also head coach and General Manager of the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury
Jan 3 Bruce LaBruce a Canadian writer, filmmaker, photographer and underground adult director based in Toronto, Ontario. His films explore themes of sexual and interpersonal transgression against cultural norms, frequently blending the artistic and production techniques of independent film with gay pornography
Jan 3 Falko Kirsten a German former figure skater.
Jan 4 Alexander Vladimirovich Fadeyev a Russian former competitive figure skater who represented the Soviet Union. Fadeyev is the 1985 World champion and a four-time European champion
Jan 4 Dot Jones an American actress and retired athlete who has had multiple roles in television. She attended California State University, Fresno, where she set records for shot put. Jones is also a 15-time world arm wrestling champion. She currently has a recurring role on the musical, Glee, as Shannon Beiste, for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2011, 2012, and 2013
Jan 5 Igor Vishnevetsky a notable Russian poet. He has been a contributor and editor in numerous Russian literary journals and anthologies since the 1980s. Though some of his work has been published in the United States, very little of it exists in translation
Jan 6 Jacqueline Moore a semi-retired American professional wrestler, former WWE Diva and former TNA Knockout. She is best known for her stint in World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment from 1998 to 2004 as well as working for World Championship Wrestling in 1997/98 and later Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as a wrestler, manager and road agent
Jan 6 Konnan a Cuban professional wrestler and rapper. Konnan is well known in Mexico due to his appearances on Mexican television, particularly with the Asistencia Asesoría y Administración, and has in the past been described as "the Mexican Hulk Hogan", reflecting his mainstream popularity
Jan 6 Charles Haley a retired American football linebacker and defensive end in the National Football League who played for the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys. He was drafted in the fourth round of the 1986 NFL Draft out of James Madison University. A versatile defensive player, Haley began his career as a specialty outside linebacker, eventually progressing to pass-rusher and finally full-fledged defensive end. Haley had the reputation of being a volatile and unpredictable yet exceptionally talented and hardworking player. In 2002, he was diagnosed as being bipolar, explaining his volatility
Jan 6 Mark O'Toole (musician) the former bassist and a founding member of 1980s pop band, Frankie Goes to Hollywood. His elder brother Gerald `Jed`O`Toole also was a member of FGTH, but soon left the band
Jan 6 Yuri (Mexican singer) a famous Mexican singer, actress, and TV host. She has maintained a significant presence in the entertainment business in Mexico for the last three decades. Born and raised in Veracruz, Mexico, she moved to Mexico City in 1977, for a career in entertainment
Jan 6 Dwayne Washington a retired American college basketball star and professional player from 1986-1989. His nickname is "Pearl". He was a 6'2" 190 lb guard
Jan 6 Davide Ballardini an Italian football manager. He formerly played professionally for Cesena, and a current manager
Jan 6 Rafael Vidal a Venezuelan competition swimmer, Olympic medalist and sports commentator.
Jan 6 Henry Maske a retired German boxer, and one of Germany's most popular sports figures.
Jan 6 Denise Borino-Quinn an American television actress who had a recurring role as Ginny Sacramoni, the wife of New York mob boss Johnny Sack in the television series The Sopranos.
Jan 7 Anna-Maja Henriksson a Swedish-speaking Finnish politician. She is Finland's Minister of Justice, serving in the Jyrki Katainen's cabinet from 2011 to 2014 and in the Alexander Stubb's cabinet since 2014. She has been a member of the Parliament of Finland since 2007 and a vice-chairperson of the Swedish People's Party of Finland since 2010
Jan 7 Francisco Maciel a former tennis player from Mexico. He represented his native country as a qualifier at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where he was defeated in the first round by Switzerland's Jakob Hlasek. He won the silver medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics, when tennis was a demonstration sport. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 23 June 1986, when he became World 35
Jan 7 Darnell Martin a television and film director, screenwriter, and film producer.
Jan 7 Nicolas Cage an American actor and filmmaker. He has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action films. In the early years of his career, Cage starred in films such as Valley Girl , Racing with the Moon , Birdy , Peggy Sue Got Married , Raising Arizona , Moonstruck , Vampire's Kiss , Wild at Heart , Honeymoon in Vegas , and Red Rock West
Jan 7 Reggie de Jong a former freestyle swimmer from The Netherlands, who competed for her native country at the in 1980 Summer Olympics. There she won the bronze medal in the 4×100 m freestyle relay, alongside Conny van Bentum, Annelies Maas and Wilma van Velsen. Her best individual finish was the fifth place in the 200 m freestyle. In 1983, she won a bronze medal in the 4×200 m freestyle relay at the 1983 European Aquatics Championships
Jan 7 Hervé Balland a French cross country skier who competed from 1990 to 1998. He won a silver medal in the 50 km event at the 1993 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun
Jan 8 Petr Placák a Czech writer. During the communist regime in Czechoslovakia he published his works in samizdat. He was clarinettist in the Plastic People of the Universe since 1983 and recorded two albums with this band: Hovězí porážka and Půlnoční myš. Later he worked as a journalist for many newspapers, such as Respekt and Lidové noviny. In 1989, he was attacked by members of StB. They were punished in 2014
Jan 8 Marc Quinn a British artist and one of a loose group known as the Young British Artists. He is known for Alison Lapper Pregnant , Self , and Garden
Jan 8 Ron Sexsmith a Canadian singer-songwriter from Catharines, Ontario. Sexsmith started his own band when he was fourteen years old and released recordings of his own material in 1985 at age 21. Sexsmith was the subject of a 2010 documentary called Love Shines
Jan 9 Rhoda Griffis an American actress, perhaps best known for playing supporting roles both in independent and mainstream films and television.
Jan 9 J. M. R. Parrondo a Spanish physicist.
Jan 9 Stan Javier a former Major League Baseball outfielder. He is the son of long time Louis Cardinals second baseman Julián Javier, and was named after his father's teammate and close friend, Stan Musial
Jan 10 Akifumi Tada a Japanese anime music composer and video game composer. He has composed for anime and video game soundtracks and singles
Jan 10 Tony Gardner an English actor and doctor. He qualified as a doctor at Guy's Hospital in 1987, then as a General Practitioner in 1993. He combined medicine and comedy during the 1990s as half of the award-winning comedy duo Struck Off and Die with Phil Hammond
Jan 10 Yuh Myung-woo a South Korean former 2-time WBA light flyweight boxing champion. He, together with Jung-Koo Chang, were considered as the best boxers South Korea has ever produced
Jan 10 Évelyne Thomas the hostess of the French talk show C'est mon choix.
Jan 10 Slobodan Savić a journalist, writer and critic.