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Famous birthdays for Jan. 1: Elin Nordegren, Christine Lagarde

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Famous birthdays for Jan. 1: Elin Nordegren, Christine Lagarde
Elin Nordegren attends the second round of The Presidents Cup at Harding Park Golf Course in San Francisco on October 9, 2009. The model turns 40 on January 1. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo

Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn.

They include:

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-- Italian statesman Lorenzo de' Medici in 1449

-- American patriot Paul Revere in 1735

-- Betsy Ross, who, legend has it, made the first American flag, in 1752

-- Modern Olympic movement founder Pierre de Coubertin in 1863

-- Photography pioneer Alfred Stieglitz in 1864

-- English novelist E.M. Forster in 1879

-- FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover in 1895

A wax figure of J. Edgar Hoover is on display during a preview of the Newseum's new exhibit, "G-Men and Journalists: Top News Stories of the FBI's First Century" in Washington, on June 17, 2008. File Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg/UPI

-- Baseball Hall of Fame member Hank Greenberg in 1911

-- Novelist J.D. Salinger in 1919

-- Actor Frank Langella in 1938 (age 82)

-- Football Hall of Fame member Doak Walker in 1927

-- Businessman Ron Perelman in 1943 (age 77)

-- Writer Shelby Steele in 1946 (age 74)

-- Former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine in 1947 (age 73)

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-- European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde in 1956 (age 64)

File Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI

-- Actor Verne Troyer in 1969

-- Actor Morris Chestnut in 1969 (age 51)

-- Model Elin Nordegren in 1980 (age 40)

-- Actor Colin Morgan in 1986 (age 34)

-- Olympic gold medal ice dancer Meryl Davis in 1987 (age 33)

-- Actor Angourie Rice in 2001 (age 19)

File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

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