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>>  Noted Birthdays on Wednesday, January 22  <<


Joe "The Jet" Perry
c. 1954
1875 – Thomas W. Ross, actor, Checkers (1913), Seventeen (1940), Fine Feathers (1921) (d.1959)
1878 – Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer, Kitty (1945), Whirlpool (1949) (d.1955)
1892 – Marcel Dassault, French businessman, founded Dassault Aviation (d.1986)
1893 – Conrad Veidt, German-actor, director, producer (d.1943)
1894 – Matt McHugh, Pennsylvania, actor, Wings in the Dark (1935), Wham Bam Slam (1955) (d.1971)
1898 – Denise Legeay, French silent film actress (d.1968)
1900 – Ernst Busch, German actor, singer (d.1980)
1908 – Lev Landau, Azerbaijani-Russian physicist, academic, Nobel Prize laureate, superfluidity (d.1968)
1909 – Ann Sothern [Harriette Arlene Lake], Valley City, North Dakota, actress, Lady in a Cage (1965) (d.2001)

Lou Creekmur
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1920 – George Breakston, Paris, France, actor, director, Jungle Stampede (d.1973)
1923 – Diana Douglas [Diana Love Dill], born in Devonshire, Bermuda, British-American actress, mother of Michael Douglas by Kirk (d.2015)
1927 – Joe "The Jet" Perry, AAFC/NFL HOF fullback, San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Colts (d.2011)
1927 – Lou Creekmur, offensive lineman, sportscaster, HOF-1996 (d.2009)
1932 – Piper Laurie [Rosetta Jacobs], born in Detroit, Michigan, actress, Catherine Martell – Twin Peaks
1934 – Bill Bixby, born in San Francisco, California, actor, Dr. David Banner – The Incredible Hulk (1978), Tim O'Hara – My Favorite Martian (1963-66) (d.1993)
1934 – Vijay Anand, Indian actor, director, producer, screenwriter (d.2004)
1935 – Seymour Cassel, Detroit, actor, Faces (1968), Coogan's Bluff (1968), Valentino (1977) (d.2019)
1936 – Alan J. Heeger, born in Sioux City, Iowa, physicist, chemist, Nobel Prize laureate, conductive polymers

Piper Laurie
c. 1951
1940 – Addie "Micki" Harris, Passaic, New Jersey, singer, The Shirelles – Soldier Boy (d.1982)
1940 – John Hurt, England, actor, Elephant Man (1980), Alien (1979), Midnight Express (1978) (d.2017)
1945 – Jophery Brown, baseball pitcher Cubs, actor, stuntman (d.2014)
1945 – Michael Cristofer, playwright, filmmaker, actor, The Little Drummer Girl (1984)
1946 – Malcolm McLaren, founded rock group, Sex Pistols – God Save the Queen (d.2010)
1948 – Northern Calloway, actor, singer, David – Sesame Street (1971-89) (d.1990)
1949 – James "J.P." Pennington, rocker, founding member of the country pop band Exile
1949 – Steve Perry, Hanford, California, vocalist, Journey – Open Arms, Oh Sherrie
1950 – Pamela Salem, Indian-English actress, The First Great Train Robbery (1979)

Bill Bixby
c. 1973
1951 – Steve J. Spears, Australian actor, singer, playwright (d.2007)
1952 – Teddy Gentry, Fort Payne, Alabama, country music star, Alabama – Mountain Music
1956 – Steve Riley, drummer, L.A. Guns, W.A.S.P., The B'zz, Steppenwolf
1959 – Linda Blair, born in St. Louis, Missouri, actress, The Exorcist (1973), Chained Heat (1983), Savage Streets (1984)
1959 – Tyrone Power, Jr., born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Shag (1989)
1960 – Michael Hutchence, Australia, rock vocalist/actor, INXS – Dogs in Space (d.1997)
1962 – Eric Schaeffer, actor, writer, director
1963 – Nicola Duffett, English actress
1964 – Maria Ellingsen, Reykjavik, Iceland, actress, Katrina Rukyer – Santa Barbara (1991-92)

John Hurt
c. 2015
1965 – Andrew Roachford, English singer, songwriter, keyboard player, band Roachford
1965 – Diane Lane, New York City, actress, "the new Grace Kelly", A Little Romance (1979), Unfaithful (2002), Secretariat (2010)
1965 – Steven Adler, born in Cleveland, Ohio, drummer, Guns and Roses – Sweet Child O' Mine
1967 – Eleanor McEvoy, Irish singer, songwriter, guitarist
1968 – Guy Fieri, chef, author, television host, Food Network
1969 – Christina Marie Leardini, St. Petersburg, Florida, Playmate April 1991
1969 – Olivia d'Abo, born in London, England, actress, The Wonder Years (1988-93), Sleeping Beauty (2014)
1970 – Brian Gaskill, actor, David Michaels – Models Inc. (1994), Bobby Warner #3 – All My Children (1995-97)
1972 – Gabriel Macht, actor, producer, Harvey Specter – Suits
1976 – [Paul] Balthazar Getty, actor, Ralph – Lord of the Flies
1981 – Ben Moody, singer, songwriter, co-founder, lead guitarist, co-songwriter of rock band Evanescence
1981 – Beverley Mitchell, actress, singer, Lucy Camden-Kinkirk – 7th Heaven
1981 – Willa Ford [Amanda Lee Williford], born in America, singer, songwriter, television personality, Playboy March 2006

Linda Blair
c. 2014
Diane Lane
c. 2011
Guy Fieri
c. 2008
Willa Ford
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(Conceived Around May 1)

>>  Noted Events On Wednesday, January 22  <<

2020 – NOTE: – "Not All Verified": If no hyperlink, event not verified or vetted. [1] Could not corroborate date, may be conflicting data on multiple sites, or exact date could not be verified. Hyperlinks are generally verification of year, month, date, and event. [bh] Brainy History, not vetted elsewhere, take their word for it at this time, a valid citation would be nice. Error 403 links corrected when found.
2016 – Winter storm conditions strand five hundred motorists for twenty-four hours on the New Jersey turnpike in Pennsylvania
2014 – A rare, blue, 29.6-carat diamond, one of the most exceptional ever mined at the Cullinan mine, is discovered about twenty-five miles northeast of Pretoria, South Africa
2009 – A reminder to myself that my Uncle Howard Rosfjord passed on this date [1]
2002 – Kmart Corp becomes the largest retailer in United States history to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
1995 – Israeli–Palestinian conflict: Beit Lid massacre: In central Israel, near Netanya, two suicide bombers from the Gaza Strip blow themselves up at a military transit point killing nineteen Israelis
1991 – Persian Gulf War: Three Iraqi Scuds and one Patriot missile hit Ramat Gan in Israel, injuring 96 people. Three elderly people die of heart attacks
1990 – Robert Tappan Morris, Jr. is convicted of releasing the 1988 Internet worm
1988 – Mike Tyson KOs Larry Holmes in four for the heavyweight boxing title (Video)
1985 – Cold wave damages ninety percent of Florida's citrus crop
1985 – -30°F (-34°C), Mountain Lake Bio Station, Virginia (state record)
1984 – The Apple Macintosh, the first consumer computer to popularize the computer mouse and the graphical user interface, is introduced during a Super Bowl XVIII television commercial
1982 – 75% of North America is covered by snow
1973 – The Supreme Court of the United States delivers its decisions in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, legalizing elective abortion in all fifty states
1973 – George Foreman TKOs Joe Frazier in two for heavyweight boxing title (Video)
1969 – Billy Preston becomes fifth Beatle [1]
1969 – Orbiting Solar Observatory 5 of 8 launched into earth orbit to study the Sun
1969 – Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev survived an assassination attempt, an incident that was not revealed to the public until after the fall of the Soviet Union
1968 – Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In premieres on NBC
1964 – World's largest cheese (15,723 kg) manufactured in Wisconsin for New York's World Fair
1960 – Paul Pender beats Sugar Ray Robinson for middleweight boxing title
1957 – Israel withdraws from the Sinai Peninsula
1947 – KTLA TV channel 5 in Los Angeles, California, the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River, begins broadcasting in Hollywood
1946 – Creation of forerunner of the Central Intelligence Agency [1]
1946 – U.S. president sets up the Central Intelligence Group, forerunner of the Central Intelligence Agency
1943 – World War II: Australian and American forces defeat Japanese army and navy units in the bitterly-fought Battle of Buna–Gona
1943 – 66.3 cm precipitation at Hoegees Camp, California (state record)
1943 – Temperature rises 49 degrees F (9 degrees C) in 2 minutes in Spearfish, South Dakota
1941 – World War II: British and Commonwealth troops capture Tobruk from Italian forces during Operation Compass
1905 – In St Petersburg, Russia, a large demonstration of workers led by Father Gapon, march to the Winter Palace with a petition to the Tsar; troops fire on protesters in what becomes known as 'Bloody Sunday'
1903 – The Hay-Herrán Treaty concerning the USA's right to the Panama Canal is signed by the Colombian Charge d'affaires in Washington, D.C. (never ratified)
1895 – National Association of Manufacturers organized in Cincinnati [1]
1889 – Columbia Phonograph is formed in Washington, D.C. [1]
1881 – Ancient Egyptian obelisk "Cleopatra's Needle" erected in Central Park, New York
1859 – Brahms' first Piano Concerto No. 1 (in D minor) premieres, Hannover
1857 – National Association of Baseball Players founded, New York [1]
1690 – Iroquois tribes renew allegiance to British against French
1673 – Postal service between New York and Boston inaugurated
1588 – Pope Sixtus V decrees "Immensa Aeterni Dei" (Reformed curia), superseded by "Pastor Bonus"
1510 – Jews are expelled from Colmar, Germany
1506 – The first contingent of one hundred and fifty Swiss Guards arrives at the Vatican


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