Famous People Born On January 30th

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F. D. Roosevelt
(32nd President of the United States)
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Birth Year: 1882
Birthplace: Hyde Park, New York, United States
Died: April 12, 1945

F D Roosevelt was the 32nd president of the United States and was in the office from 1933 to1945. Qualified as a lawyer, he entered politics as an ambitious young man, inspired by his relative Theodore Roosevelt, a fellow politician. F D Roosevelt had an illustrious political career and is rated by scholars among the nation's greatest presidents.

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Christian Bale
(British Actor Best Known for His Versatility and Recurring Physical Transformations for His Roles)
Christian Bale
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales

After bagging his first starring role when he was just 13, actor Christian Bale proceeded to become one of the finest actors of his generation in the ensuing years. Known for his commitment to his craft, he is considered one of the most versatile and talented actors today. He is also popularly regarded as a male sex symbol.

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Kid Cudi
(Rapper who Rose to Fame with His Debut Mixtape 'A Kid Named Cudi')
Kid Cudi
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Grammy-winning rapper Kid Cudi first came into public consciousness with his mixtape that made Kanye West sign him to his label. Kid delivered a double-platinum debut album, formed the band WZRD, and sold 16 million records in the U.S. He has also dabbled in acting and now owns a label.
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Becky Lynch
(One of WWE's Most Recognizable and Highest-Paid Wrestlers)
Becky Lynch
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland
Becky Lynch is a four-time WWE champion and was named sixth on Twitter’s 2019 Top Female Athletes Worldwide list. She initially wrestled as "Rebecca Knox", teaming up with her brother. She became the only woman to hold both the Raw Women's Championship and the SmackDown Women's Championship simultaneously.
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Phil Collins
(Drummer & Lead Singer of the Rock Band 'Genesis')
Phil Collins
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Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Chiswick, Middlesex, London, United Kingdom

Phil Collins is best known for his work with the popular rock band Genesis. Having sold more than 150 million copies worldwide, he is one of the best-selling music artists in the world. Phil is one of three recording artists who have sold more than 100 million records both as principal members of a band and as solo artists.

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Wilmer Valderrama
(Known for His Role as 'Fez' in the Popular Sitcom ‘That '70s Show')
Wilmer Valderrama
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Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Wilmer Valderrama is best known for his Teen Choice Award-winning performance as Fez in That '70s Show. He has played prominent roles in NCIS, Grey's Anatomy, and The Ranch. He has also hosted the MTV series Yo Momma, released a single, and appeared in numerous music videos.
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Gene Hackman
(Best Known for His Role as Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle in the Film 'The French Connection’)
Gene Hackman
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Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: San Bernardino, California, United States

For someone who was voted by his acting school peers as 'The Least Likely To Succeed', Gene Hackman went on to have a remarkable acting career spanning around half a century with multiple prestigious awards. His notable films include Bonnie and Clyde, The French Connection, Unforgiven, Mississippi Burning and The Royal Tenenbaums. Apart from acting, Gene Hackman is also a novelist and has written six books.

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Olivia Colman
(Known for Her Comedic, Dramatic Roles in Film and Television)
Olivia Colman
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Norwich, United Kingdom

Olivia Colman is a British actress best known for her dramatic and comedic roles in film and television. One of the most decorated actresses of her generation, Colman has received many prestigious awards such as an Academy Award, Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Awards, and BAFTA TV Awards. Olivia Colman is also known for her philanthropic efforts.

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Danielle Campbell
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Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Hinsdale, Illinois, United States

Danielle Campbell is best known as Davina Claire from The Originals and Kayla Powell/Olivia Moon from Tell Me a Story. She was scouted at a salon and later made her debut with the series Prison Break. She has also appeared in the Disney movies Prom and Starstruck.

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Jalen Rose
(Basketball player)
Jalen Rose
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Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
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Peter Crouch
(Footballer)
Peter Crouch
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Macclesfield

Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Peter Crouch is best known for his signature “robot” celebration after scoring goals. He also played with Aston Villa and Liverpool, helping the latter win the the FA Cup and the FA Community Shield. He also helped Tottenham gain a place in the UEFA Champions League.

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Vanessa Redgrave
(Is an English Actress, Activist)
Vanessa Redgrave
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Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
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Abdullah II of Jordan
(King of Jordan )
Abdullah II of Jordan
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan

The King of Jordan since 7 February 1999, Abdullah II of Jordan is a member of the Hashemite dynasty. He is a 41st-generation direct descendant of Muhammad and the son of King Hussein of Jordan and his second wife, Princess Muna. Upon assuming the throne, he liberalized the economy and implemented numerous reforms. He is a popular monarch.

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Vasili Arkhipov
(Submariner)
Vasili Arkhipov
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Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Zvorkovo, Russia
Died: August 19, 1998

Vasili Arkhipov was a Soviet Navy officer who played a crucial role in the Cuban Missile Crisis. He prevented a Soviet nuclear strike, which could’ve easily caused an all-out nuclear war. He refused to authorize the use of nuclear torpedoes, for which he was posthumously honored with the Future of Life Award by the Future of Life Institute in 2017.

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Dick Cheney
(46th Vice President of the United States (2001 - 2009))
Dick Cheney
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Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Dick Cheney was the vice president of the US from 2001 to 2009. He is considered to be one of the most powerful vice presidents ever and also one of the most unpopular politicians in the history of the US. He played an important role in America’s response to the September 11 attacks and backed the US invasion of Iraq.

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Benee
(Singer-songwriter)
Benee
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Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand

Benee is a New Zealand singer-songwriter who achieved international recognition after the release of her 2019 single Supalonely, which went viral on TikTok. In 2019 and 2020, she won almost all the major awards at the New Zealand Music Awards, becoming a national celebrity at the age of 20.

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Maya Harris
(American Lawyer, Public Policy Advocate & Sister of 49th Vice President of United States, Kamala Harris)
Maya Harris
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Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, United States

A lawyer, law professor, political analyst and a civil rights activist, Maya Harris’s list of achievements is huge. One of the youngest in the US to become a law school dean, Maya Harris has worked with Hillary Clinton and her own sister Kamala Harris in their respective presidential campaigns.

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Dimitar Berbatov
(The Leading Goal-Scorer in Bulgarian Football History )
Dimitar Berbatov
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
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Charles S Dutton
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Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Charles S. Dutton is an American actor and filmmaker. He is best known for playing Boy Willie in the television film The Piano Lesson, for which he received nominations at Golden Globe Awards and Primetime Emmy Awards. Interestingly, Dutton discovered his passion for acting in prison after he was jailed for manslaughter in 1967.

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Brett Butler
(American actress)
Brett Butler
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Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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Felipe VI of Spain
(King of Spain (Since 2014))
Felipe VI of Spain
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Felipe VI of Spain is the current King of Spain, reigning since 2014. He ascended the throne upon the abdication of his father, Juan Carlos I. His mother is Queen Sofía. As the king, he is head of state and commander-in-chief of the Spanish Armed Forces as well. He also serves as the honorary president of several associations and foundations. 

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Andy Milonakis
(Actor and Comedian Know for His Comedy Series: ‘The Andy Milonakis Show’ and’ Adventure Time’)
Andy Milonakis
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Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Katonah, New York, United States
Andy Milonakis is known for MTV’s The Andy Milonakis Show. Fans also loved him on the Baited podcast and the series Kroll Show. A growth hormone deficiency caused him to appear and sound like an adolescent. He has a YouTube cooking show and, in 2020, posted the fourth-most-liked “tweet” ever.
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Thomas Rolfe
(Pocahontas' Son)
Thomas Rolfe
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Birth Year: 1615
Birthplace: Varina Farms, Virginia
Died: 1680 AD
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Carwood Lipton
(United States Army Officer)
Carwood Lipton
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Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Huntington, West Virginia
Died: December 16, 2001

Carwood Lipton was a United States army officer who served during World War II. Lipton, who played a major role in the Battle of Normandy and Battle of the Bulge, was honored with three Purple Hearts and two Bronze Star medals. In the popular TV war drama miniseries Band of Brothers, Carwood Lipton was portrayed by actor Donnie Wahlberg.

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Payne Stewart
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Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Springfield, Missouri, United States
Died: October 25, 1999

Payne Stewart was a professional golfer famous for winning eleven PGA Tour events. He won his first major title at the 1989 PGA Championship and went on to win several other titles. He was much admired for his gracefully stylish and fluid golf swings. He died in an airplane accident at the age of 42. 

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Josh Kelley
(Famous for His Pop-Rock Hit Singles “Amazing” and “Only You”)
Josh Kelley
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Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States
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Priyadarshan
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer)
Priyadarshan
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Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Thiruvananthapuram

Though he initially aspired to be a cricketer, Priyadarshan quit cricket to focus on films after an eye injury. The Padma Shri- and National Award-winning filmmaker has delivered countless hits such as Virasat, Kanchivaram, Marakkar, and Hera Pheri. Many of his Malayalam films featured superstar Mohanlal. He has also penned cricket columns.

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Amrita Shergil
(Greatest avant-garde women artists of the early 20th century)
Amrita Shergil
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Birth Year: 1913
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 5, 1941

Amrita Sher-Gil was a Hungarian-Indian painter best remembered as a pioneer of modern Indian art. Widely regarded as one of the early-20th century's greatest avant-garde women artists, Sher-Gil's work has influenced several Indian artists like Arpita Singh and Sayed Haider Raza. Her life and career inspired the 1969 documentary film Amrita Sher-Gil which was directed by Bhagwan Das Garga.

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Ann Dowd
(Actress)
Ann Dowd
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Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States

Ann Dowd is an American actress best known for portraying Aunt Lydia on the popular dystopian tragedy television series The Handmaid's Tale, for which she received the Primetime Emmy Award. She is also known for playing Sandra in the 2012 thriller film Compliance, for which she won the National Board of Review Award under the Best Supporting Actress category.

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Dick Martin
(American comedian)
Dick Martin
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Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Battle Creek, Michigan, United States
Died: May 24, 2008
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Mychal Thompson
(Bahamian-American Former Basketball Player Who Played at the Center Position)
Mychal Thompson
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Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Nassau, The Bahamas

Mychal Thompson is a Bahamian former basketball player. He played the center position for many National Basketball Association (NBA) teams, including Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs, and Los Angeles Lakers. He had a standout collegiate career at the University of Minnesota, following which he started playing professionally. Currently, he is the Lakers radio color commentator.

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Jordan Carver
(German Glamour Model and Actress)
Jordan Carver
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Trier, Germany

Ina-Maria Schnitzer, better known to her fans as Jordan Carver, had initially been a hotel manager and then a beautician before plunging into modeling. The buxom beauty is now a renowned swimsuit and lingerie model and is the first German to appear on the cover of the British magazine Zoo.

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Phil Lester
(YouTuber, Vlogger)
Phil Lester
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Rossendale, Lancashire, England, UK
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Thomas Tallis
(Composer, Organist)
Thomas Tallis
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Birth Year: 1505
Birthplace: Kent, England
Died: November 23, 1585
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Tom Izzo
(Coach)
Tom Izzo
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Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Iron Mountain, Michigan, United States
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Boris Spassky
(Russian Chess Grandmaster)
Boris Spassky
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Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Boris Spassky is a Russian chess player who held the World Chess Championship title from 1969 to 1972. He was part of the famous World Chess Championship match in 1972 where he lost his championship title to Bobby Fischer of the United States. In Bobby Fischer's 2014 biopic Pawn Sacrifice, Boris Spassky is portrayed by American actor Isaac Liev Schreiber.

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Ximena Duque
(Actress)
Ximena Duque
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Cali, Colombia
Colombian-born actor Ximena Duque began her career with the reality show Protagonistas de Novela and then the telenovela Soñar no cuesta nada. The mother of three has also won several Premios Tu Mundo awards. She was in the news when she contracted COVID-19 during her third pregnancy. 
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Olof Palme
(Prime Minister of Sweden from 1969 to 1976 and 1982 to 1986)
Olof Palme
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Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Östermalm, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: February 27, 1986

Former prime minister of Sweden, Olof Palme led the Swedish Social Democratic Workers’ Party and rose to be one of Sweden’s most internationally renowned politicians. A prominent lawyer, he started his political career as PM Tage Erlander’s personal secretary. He had also held the ministries of education and communications.

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Chris Jansing
(Journalist)
Chris Jansing
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Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Fairport Harbor, Ohio
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Jody Watley
(Singer)
Jody Watley
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Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Mitchell Starc
(Cricketer)
Mitchell Starc
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Baulkham Hills, Sydney, Australia

Mitchell Starc is an Australian international cricketer. He plays for the Australian national team in international cricket and New South Wales in domestic cricket. Primarily a left-arm fast bowler, he is also a capable lower-order left-handed batsman. He was part of the Australian squad that won the 2015 Cricket World Cup. He is married to fellow cricketer Alyssa Healy. 

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Khleo Thomas
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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David Wayne
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Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Traverse City, Michigan, United States
Died: February 9, 1995
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Samantha Fish
(Singer-songwriter)
Samantha Fish
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
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Marty Balin
(Singer-Songwriter)
Marty Balin
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Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died: September 27, 2018
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Boris III of Bulgaria
(Former Tsar of the Kingdom of Bulgaria (1918 - 1943))
Boris III of Bulgaria
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Birth Year: 1894
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
Died: August 28, 1943
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Eduard Bloch
(Physician)
Eduard Bloch
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Birth Year: 1872
Birthplace: Hluboká nad Vltavou
Died: June 1, 1945

Jewish doctor Eduard Bloch began his career as a physician for the Austrian Army. He had later treated a young Adolf Hitler and his cancer-stricken mother, charging very little fees owing to their poor financial condition. This act that made Hitler grant Bloch special protection during the Nazi attack on Austria.

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Trey Sermon
(American football player)
Trey Sermon
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Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
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Francis Schaeffer
(Theologian, Philosopher)
Francis Schaeffer
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Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: May 15, 1984

Francis Schaeffer was an American philosopher, evangelical theologian, and Presbyterian pastor. He is credited with co-founding the L'Abri community, an evangelical Christian organization, along with his wife Edith Schaeffer. Francis Schaeffer's work has influenced several Christian conservative leaders like Tim LaHaye as well as members of the L'Abri community.

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Henry Cele
(Actor, Association football player)
Henry Cele
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Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Durban
Died: November 2, 2007

Henry Cele was a South African actor and soccer player. Renowned for his goalkeeping skills, Cele was nicknamed Black Cat due to his cat-like agility. As an actor, he is remembered for playing Shaka kaSenzangakhona in the miniseries Shaka Zulu and in the TV film Shaka Zulu: The Last Great Warrior. Henry Cele was honored with the Golden Plumes Award.

The individuals who are born on January 30 are extremely intellectual, shrewd and have a strong sense of purpose in life. They are born leaders and think about the ‘greater good’ in whatever they attempt. They are extremely efficient with their oratory skills and are blessed with a good sense of humor. They often do well in fields where they can ‘give’ more than they get and are extremely persuasive when it comes to changing other people’s outlooks or attitudes. Individuals born on this day are ruled under the influence of the planet Jupiter, which attributes to their magnetic charm and their affability. These people are also always striving for constant change in their lives.

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on January 30th

Personality
People born on January 30th are extremely generous in their attitude but are also somewhat disapproving of themselves. Many a times, this would be viewed as being pessimistic towards life, but to these individuals, this could also mean being realistic. These personalities need to have many people around them and need to feel less like the underdog in order to enjoy life to the fullest. They are confident about their convictions and beliefs and their charm combined with their intelligence, make them forces to reckon with!

Health
In the health department, these natives need to make sure that they take their breaks and rest adequately to avoid any serious repercussions later in life. They also have a tendency to excessively consume food or drinks, which could prove detrimental if they do not follow a strict workout plan.

Finance
The best attribute about these individuals is that they do not let ‘money’ define or alter who they are. They have the ability to earn well in the professions they take up and if they do, they can manage a decent life for themselves, without letting money dominate their lives. These people are also very thrifty when it comes to managing finances. 

Career
These individuals are born leaders and often seek occupations that allow them to work at their own pace without their motives being questioned. They have the potential to inspire others and impart knowledge to the masses and thus, they may find themselves in professions related to social work, creative writing or advisory organizations.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
The people who are born on January 30th have a very laidback approach to love and stress on a strong base of friendship above everything else. They still need to retain their independence in a relationship, only after which they will feel fully satisfied. These people usually need some time to open up and ignite their warmer side and if they find a partner who does that, then they would probably end up a happy couple. As parents, they extremely affectionate but prefer to be stern with their kids to ensure a proper upbringing. 

Trivia
Lucky Colors:  Purple and Sky Blue
Lucky Numbers: 3, 4
Lucky Days (of the Month): 3rd and 4th
Lucky Days (of the Week): Thursday and Saturday