Famous birthdays for Jan. 6: Kate McKinnon, Norman Reedus

By UPI Staff
Famous birthdays for Jan. 6: Kate McKinnon, Norman Reedus
Kate McKinnon appears backstage during the 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on September 17. The actor turns 34 on January 6. File Photo by Christine Chew/UPI | License Photo

Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn.

They include:


-- French battlefield leader St. Joan of Arc in 1412

-- Frenchman Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier, who, with his brother, invented the hot air balloon, in 1745

-- German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann, who discovered the ruins of ancient Troy, in 1822

-- Sam Rayburn, D-Texas, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, in 1882

-- Lebanese writer Khalil Gibran in 1883

-- Baseball Hall of Fame member Early Wynn in 1920

-- Golf Hall of Fame member Cary Middlecoff in 1921

-- Auto executive John DeLorean in 1925

-- Author E.L. Doctorow in 1931

-- U.S. football coach and broadcaster Lou Holtz in 1937 (age 81)

-- Actor Bonnie Franklin in 1944

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-- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Syd Barrett (Pink Floyd) in 1946

-- Hall of Fame golfer Nancy Lopez in 1957 (age 61)

-- Hall of Fame football player, actor and broadcaster Howie Long in 1960 (age 58)

-- Actor Rowan Atkinson in 1955 (age 63)


-- Film composer AR Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire) in 1967 (age 51)

-- Filmmaker John Singleton in 1968 (age 50)

-- Actor Norman Reedus in 1969 (age 49)

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-- Television chef Ree Drummond (The Pioneer Woman) in 1969 (age 49)

-- Television personality Julie Chen in 1970 (age 48)

-- Actor Eddie Redmayne in 1982 (age 36)

-- Actor Kate McKinnon in 1984 (age 34)

-- Businessman Eric Trump (son of President Donald Trump) in 1984 (age 34)

-- Rock singer Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys) in 1986 (age 32)

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