Famous People Born On January 5th

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True to their sun sign, these Capricorns born on January 5th are very persistent and level-headed individuals. Born under the influence of the planet, Mercury, these individuals are resourceful and selfless. They are also blessed with leadership qualities and show remarkable dedication towards their work. However, these people tend to get bored very easily, and though very sociable by nature, they feel uncomfortable in crowds. These people need to find some space for themselves and should focus on their own well-being as well, which owing to their generous personality, they tend to overlook. They are also very optimistic and imaginative by nature and face challenges head-on. At times, they can be a little egotistical and need to organize themselves better.

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 1 
Bradley Cooper
56
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Abington Township, Pennsylvania, United States

One of the highest-paid actors in the world, Bradley Cooper has been active in Hollywood for over two decades, playing roles ranging from comedic to dramatic. He was named on Time's list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2015. He supports the charity, Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.

 2 
Hayao Miyazaki
(One of the Most Accomplished Filmmakers in the History of Animation)
Hayao Miyazaki
29
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Bunkyo City, Tokyo, Japan

Considered one of the most prominent filmmakers in the history of animated films, Hayao Miyazaki is a Japanese animator and manga artist. A co-founder of Studio Ghibli, Miyazaki has gained worldwide acclaim as a maker of animated films and a masterful storyteller. Miyazaki has served as an inspiration to several world-renowned animators and directors, including James Cameron and Wes Anderson.

 3 
Diane Keaton
(Actress)
Diane Keaton
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Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Best known for her dressing style and idiosyncratic personality, Diane Keaton is one of the earliest actresses to take precautionary action to avoid being typecast in the entertainment industry. Widely regarded as one of the greatest actresses of the 1970s, Diane is also one of the most respected and celebrated actresses of all time.

 4 
January Jones
(Actress and Model Best Known for Her Role as ‘Betty Draper’ in the TV Series ‘Mad Men’)
January Jones
21
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
Best known for her Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning performance as Betty Draper in Mad Men, January Jones has also appeared in The Last Man on Earth and X-Men: First Class. She has modeled for Versace; appeared on the covers of GQ, Grazia, and Cosmopolitan; and been a spokesperson for Oceana.
 5 
Suki Waterhouse
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London

Suki Waterhouse is an English model and actress who was selected as the Mercier Muse for the popular French makeup brand Laura Mercier. Waterhouse used her popularity as a model to launch a direct-to-consumer accessories brand called Pop & Suki, which she co-founded with Poppy Jamie. Since its launch, the brand has been worn by celebrities like Lady Gaga.

 6 
Shah Jahan
(Mughal Emperor)
Shah Jahan
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Birth Year: 1592
Birthplace: Lahore
Died: February 1, 1666

Shah Jahan, emperor Jahangir’s son, ruled as the fifth Mughal emperor, from 1628 to 1658. He is known for commissioning the Taj Mahal for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, among other contributions to Mughal architecture. He was put under house arrest by his son, Aurangzeb, during his final years.

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Deadmau5
(Canadian Electronic Music Producer and DJ)
Deadmau5
24
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Niagara Falls, Canada
Six-time Grammy-nominated Canadian electronic music artist and DJ Joel Thomas Zimmerman, better known as Deadmau5, soared to fame with his house music albums. He gained recognition for his collaborations with Steve Duda as part of the groups WTF? and BSOD. He also produced techno music under the pseudonym Testpilot.
 8 
Deepika Padukone
(One of the Highest-Paid Actresses in India)
Deepika Padukone
56
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Deepika Padukone is one of the highest-paid Indian actresses. She is also known for her off-screen work, which involves supporting charitable organizations. She founded The Live Love Laugh Foundation, which aims at creating awareness on mental health. In 2018, she was named in Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world.

 9 
Robert Duvall
(One of the Greatest American Actors of All Time)
Robert Duvall
17
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

As an actor and filmmaker, Robert Duvall has had a remarkable career spanning more than 60 years. In recognition of his service to performing arts, President George W. Bush honored him with the National Medal of Arts at the White House in 2005. Apart from being an actor, he is also a skilled Argentine Tango dancer.

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Jane Wyman
(Actress, Singer)
Jane Wyman
4
Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Died: September 10, 2007

Jane Wyman was an American actress, dancer, and singer. In an illustrious acting career spanning over 70 years, Wyman received three Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award for Best Actress. One of the leading ladies of Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s, Jane Wyman is also credited with popularizing two-piece bathing suit, a predecessor to the bikini.

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George Reeves
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Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Woolstock, Iowa
Died: June 16, 1959

George Reeves was an American actor best known for playing the iconic superhero, Superman, in the popular television series, Adventures of Superman. A committed role model, George Reeves avoided smoking cigarettes around children and eventually quit smoking. His death, at the age of 45, was mourned by many and it remains a controversial subject.

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Kristin Cavallari
(Best Known as the Cast Member of the MTV Reality TV Series, 'Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County')
Kristin Cavallari
8
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States

Known for her “valley girl’ accent, Kristin Cavallari gained fame with the MTV reality series Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. Apart from gracing the cover of Seventeen, she has also been featured in Rolling Stone. She is now a fashion designer with her own brands Uncommon James and Little James.

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Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
(Prime Minister of Pakistan (1973-77))
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
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Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Larkana, Pakistan
Died: April 4, 1979

Pakistani barrister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto served as the prime minister of Pakistan from 1973 to 1977. He had also been the president of Pakistan from 1971 to 1973. He founded and chaired the Pakistan People's Party. His reign witnessed the formation of Bangladesh and the signing of the Simla Agreement.

 14 
Umberto Eco
(Medievalist, Philosopher and Author of 'The Name of the Rose' and 'Foucault's Pendulum')
Umberto Eco
4
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Alessandria, Italy
Died: February 19, 2016

Italian novelist Umberto Eco is best remembered for his novels The Name of the Rose and Foucault's Pendulum. He also taught at the University of Bologna and had released quite a few children’s books and translations. He was also known for his work on semiotics and medieval studies.

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Clancy Brown
(American Actor Who Is Known for His Villainous Roles)
Clancy Brown
10
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Urbana, Ohio, U.S.
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Carrie Ann Inaba
(Television personality, dancer, choreographer best known for her work on ABC TV's Dancing with the Stars for which she has served as a judge since 2005)
Carrie Ann Inaba
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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Shea Whigham
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Tallahassee, Florida, United States

Shea Whigham is an American actor known for appearing in several popular films, such as Fast & Furious, The Wolf of Wall Street, Joker, American Hustle, and Kong: Skull Island. He is credited with co-founding a theatre troupe called The Rorschach Group, which he co-founded early in his acting career.

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Alvin Ailey
(Dancer)
Alvin Ailey
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Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Rogers, Texas, United States
Died: December 1, 1989
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Warrick Dunn
(American Football Players)
Warrick Dunn
0
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
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Pamela Sue Martin
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Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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Suzy Amis
(Actress)
Suzy Amis
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Suzy Amis Cameron is the wife of Titanic director James Cameron. Suzy is an environmental activist and had initially been an actor and a model. She appeared as Lizzy Calvert in Titanic, as Eddie in The Usual Suspects, and as the titular character in The Ballad of Little Jo.

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Walter Mondale
(42nd Vice President of the United States (1977–1981))
Walter Mondale
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Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Ceylon, Minnesota, United States
Died: April 19, 2021

The 42nd vice president of the US, Walter Mondale is a lawyer by profession. Walter Mondale's interesting political career and his involvement in the infamous Apollo 1 accident, which occurred on 27 January 1967, have inspired several works of art, including the 1998 miniseries From the Earth to the Moon, where Mondale was played by John Slattery.

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Konrad Adenauer
(Former Chancellor of Germany)
Konrad Adenauer
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Birth Year: 1876
Birthplace: Cologne
Died: April 19, 1967

German politician, Konrad Adenauer, served as the first Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 to 1963. He was also the co-founder and the first leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU). He played a key role in leading his country from the ruins of World War II to becoming a  prosperous nation.

Paramahansa Yogananda
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Birth Year: 1893
Birthplace: Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: March 7, 1952

Paramahansa Yogananda was an Indian Hindu monk, yogi, and guru. He is known for introducing the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga through his organization Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF) / Yogoda Satsanga Society (YSS) of India to millions across the world. He authored the book Autobiography of a Yogi and is considered the Father of Yoga in the West.

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Drew Peterson
(Police Officer)
Drew Peterson
5
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States
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Juan Carlos I
(King of Spain (1975-2014))
Juan Carlos I
2
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
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Heather Dubrow
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, USA
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Andrew Golota
0
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
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Brooklyn Sudano
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 30 
Douglas Lima
(Former three-time Bellator Welterweight Champion)
Douglas Lima
0
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil
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Chuck Noll
(American Football player)
Chuck Noll
0
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: June 13, 2014
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Hosea Williams
(Civil Rights Leader)
Hosea Williams
5
Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Attapulgus
Died: November 16, 2000
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Ted Lange
(Actor)
Ted Lange
0
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Oakland, California, U.S.
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Alex English
(Basketball player)
Alex English
0
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States
 35 
Sam Phillips
(Record producer)
Sam Phillips
4
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Florence, Alabama, United States
Died: July 30, 2003
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Constanze Mozart
0
Birth Year: 1762
Birthplace: Zell im Wiesental, Germany
Died: March 6, 1842
 37 
Phillip Dorsett
(American Football Player)
Phillip Dorsett
0
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
 38 
Eric Fisher
(American football player)
Eric Fisher
2
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Rochester, Michigan, United States
 39 
Chris Stein
(Musicians)
Chris Stein
0
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Vinnie Jones
(Actor, Former Pro Footballer)
Vinnie Jones
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Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Watford, Hertfordshire, England

Before being an actor, Vinnie Jones had a brilliant career as a footballer and had even led the Welsh national football team and excelled as a midfielder. He was later mostly seen playing criminals on screen. Fans adore him for his roles in X-Men: The Last Stand, Elementary, and Arrow.

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Jason Mitchell
2
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
 42 
Kathrine Switzer
(Journalist, Athletics competitor, Non-fiction writer)
Kathrine Switzer
0
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Amberg

Kathrine Switzer was a 20-year-old Syracuse University student when she registered for the Boston Marathon in 1967. Though women were practically barred from competing, she competed as KV Switzer, avoiding mentioning her gender. Attacked at the event, she made history and became a champion for women’s rights.

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Stephen Decatur
0
Birth Year: 1779
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: March 22, 1820
 44 
Robert Ellis Silberstein
(Music Executive)
Robert Ellis Silberstein
1
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Elberon, Long Branch, New Jersey
Businessman and music executive Robert Ellis Silberstein, or Bob Ellis, is best remembered as the manager of popular music artists such as Diana Ross, Status Quo, Meat Loaf, and Billy Preston. He was also married to Diana Ross for a while. He taught before he joined the music industry.
 45 
Jim Otto
(American Football Player)
Jim Otto
1
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
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Zebulon Pike
(Explorer, Military personnel)
Zebulon Pike
0
Birth Year: 1779
Birthplace: Lamberton, New Jersey
Died: April 27, 1813

American army officer Zebulon Pike is best remembered for his exploration of areas around the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains. While traversing through the southern Colorado region, he was detained by Spanish colonial authorities. He lent his name to the famed Pikes Peak in Colorado.

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Maxim Baldry
(Russian-British Actor Best Known for His Role as 'Liam Donovan' in the TV Series 'Hollyoaks')
Maxim Baldry
2
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Redhill, United Kingdom
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Jean-Baptiste Say
(French Economist and Businessman Best Known for 'Say’s Law' Which He Popularized)
Jean-Baptiste Say
0
Birth Year: 1767
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: November 15, 1832

French economist Jean-Baptiste Say supported free trade and competition. Scholars of economics know him for his law of markets, which states that supply creates its own demand. He had experimented with many jobs, from being a journalist to owning a cotton mill, and eventually became an economics professor.

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Ngugi wa Thiong'o
(Writer and Academic who writes primarily in Gikuyu)
Ngugi wa Thiong'o
0
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Kamiriithu, Kenya
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De'Anthony Thomas
(American Football Player)
De'Anthony Thomas
0
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on January 5th

Personality
Individuals born on this particular day are emotionally quite resilient and tend to recover faster from emotional turmoil, than the other habitants of the zodiac. They always harbor lofty dreams and crave emotional security. Persuasive and persistent by nature, they don’t easily give up on their dreams. Blessed with charm and elegance, these individuals enjoy freedom and love to indulge themselves in outdoor activities. As they are easygoing and love to express their opinions freely, they always attract a great number of admirers. They are dogged in their pursuit and strive to learn more and more about the world.

Health
As they tend to recover fast from illnesses and accidents, owing their emotional resilience, these individuals often take their health lightly. They need to be very cautious and particularly attentive to their physical well-being once they hit mid-life. Like others taking care of the dietary habits is absolutely essential for these individuals.

Finance
People born on January 5th are not driven by monetary incentives and tend to give more importance to job satisfaction than financial gain. However, being responsible by nature, they manage their finances well and try hard to fulfill all their responsibilities.

Career
These people thrive in harmonious settings and do well in the position of authority. Though they are particularly well-suited for fields such as law or politics, they also achieve great success as teachers, entertainers, counselors and psychologists.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Due to their free-spirited nature, they tend to shy away from serious romantic involvements. However, they are attracted to intelligent individuals, with whom they can indulge in no-nonsense conversations. As they tend to get bored very easily, these people can be more trusted as friends than lovers. As they are a little impatient nature, they don’t suit the role of parents very easily; however, they make attempts to get along with their little ones.


Trivia
Lucky Colors:  Gray, Green & Blue
Lucky Numbers: 5 & 6
Lucky Days (of the Month): 5th & 6th
Lucky Days (of the Week): Saturday & Wednesday.