The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

January 29th famous birthdays

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey (67)

American talk show host, actress, and producer

Madison Bailey

Madison Bailey (22)

American actress

Sara Gilbert

Sara Gilbert (46)

American actress

Tom Selleck

Tom Selleck (76)

American actor, screenwriter and producer

David Spencer

David Spencer (29)

English YouTuber

Heather Graham

Heather Graham (51)

American actress

Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert (39)

American singer-songwriter and actor

Isabel Lucas

Isabel Lucas (36)

Australian actress

Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov (1860 - 1904)

Russian physician and author

Justin Hartley

Justin Hartley (44)

American actor

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (28)

Japanese singer and model

Brinley Rich

Brinley Rich (13)

American YouTube star

Katharine Ross

Katharine Ross (81)

American actress

Sondre Rodriguez

Sondre Rodriguez (18)

Norwegian TikTok star 

Clare Balding

Clare Balding (50)

English sportscaster

Riff Raff

Riff Raff (39)

American rapper

Joel Conder

Joel Conder (35)

English YouTuber

Athina Onassis Roussel

Athina Onassis Roussel (36)

French horse rider

Bernadette Soubirous

Bernadette Soubirous (1844 - 1879)

French mystic and saint

Claudine Longet

Claudine Longet (79)

French-American singer, actress, and dancer

Marc Gasol

Marc Gasol (36)

Spanish basketball player

Legend Lorenzo White

Legend Lorenzo White (2)

Son of Queen Naija

Abdus Salam

Abdus Salam (1926 - 1996)

Pakistani physicist

Bob Holly

Bob Holly (58)

American wrestler

Germaine Greer

Germaine Greer (82)

Australian journalist and author

JT Casey

JT Casey (18)

American TikTok star

Mini Peach

Mini Peach (8)

American internet personality

Kelly Priebe

Kelly Priebe (20)

American TikTok star

Ronnie Warwick

Ronnie Warwick (18)

English TikTok star

Jonny Lang

Jonny Lang (40)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Dominik Hašek

Dominik Hašek (56)

Czech ice hockey player

Lazell Shaw

Lazell Shaw (33)

American fashion designer

Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan (51)

American politician

Terry Kinney

Terry Kinney (67)

American actor

Andrew Keegan

Andrew Keegan (42)

American actor and producer

Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey (1927 - 1989)

American environmentalist and author

Tommy Ramone

Tommy Ramone (1949 - 2014)

Hungarian-American drummer, songwriter, and producer

Ben Wilby

Ben Wilby (19)

English actor

Lee Dae-hwi

Lee Dae-hwi (20)

South Korean singer

On this day

January 29 in History

  • 1819

    January 29, 1819:

    The Port of Singapore is built by Sir Stamford Raffles, an administrator of the British East India Company.

  • 1845

    January 29, 1845:

    The poem, “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe is published.

  • 1886

    January 29, 1886:

    Karl Benz, a German mechanical engineer receives a patent for the first internal combustion engine-powered practical automobile.

  • 1924

    January 29, 1924:

    Carl Rutherford Taylor patents the first ice cream cone rolling machine.

  • 1936

    January 29, 1936:

    The Baseball Hall of Fame inducts its first batch of players which include icons Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb.

  • 1958

    January 29, 1958:

    Hollywood stars Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman tie the knot.

  • 1962

    January 29, 1962:

    American folk music group, Peter, Paul and Mary land their first recording contract with Warner Bros.

  • 1964

    January 29, 1964:

    The film, “Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” is released.

  • 2002

    January 29, 2002:

    US President George W. Bush refers to North Korea, Iraq and Iran as the “axis of evil” during his State of the Union address for attempting to design chemical or nuclear weapons.

  • January 29, 2002:

    Singer-songwriter Ashanti releases her debut single, “Foolish”.