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Famous birthdays for Jan. 16: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Debbie Allen

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Lin-Manuel Miranda arrives for the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles on September 22, 2019. The playwright turns 41 on January 16. File Photo by Christine Chew/UPI
Lin-Manuel Miranda arrives for the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles on September 22, 2019. The playwright turns 41 on January 16. File Photo by Christine Chew/UPI | License Photo

Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn.

They include:

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-- Andre Michelin, the French industrialist who first mass-produced rubber automobile tires, in 1853

-- Canadian poet Robert Service in 1874

-- Former Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista in 1901

-- Inventor Frank Zamboni in 1901

-- Olympic runner/Christian missionary Eric Liddell in 1902

-- Singer Ethel Merman in 1909

-- Zoologist Dian Fossey in 1932

-- Writer Susan Sontag in 1933

-- Opera singer Marilyn Horne in 1934 (age 87)

-- Race car driver A.J. Foyt in 1935 (age 86)

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-- Producer/singer Rene Angelil in 1942

-- Country singer Ronnie Milsap in 1943 (age 78)

-- Radio talk show host Laura Schlessinger in 1947 (age 74)

-- Film director John Carpenter in 1948 (age 73)

-- Choreographer/actor/director Debbie Allen in 1950 (age 71)

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-- Nigerian singer Sade Adu in 1959 (age 62)

-- British television host James May in 1963 (age 58)

-- British model Kate Moss in 1974 (age 47)

-- Singer Aaliyah in 1979

-- Baseball star Albert Pujols in 1980 (age 41)

-- Actor/playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda in 1980 (age 41)

-- Actor Birgitte Hjort Sorensen in 1982 (age 39)

-- Singer FKA Twigs, born Tahliah Debrett Barnett, in 1988 (age 33)

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