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Famous birthdays for Jan. 16: Birgitte Hjort Sorensen, Debbie Allen

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Famous birthdays for Jan. 16: Birgitte Hjort Sorensen, Debbie Allen

Birgitte Hjort Sorensen arrives on the red carpet at the 44th International Emmy Awards at the New York Hilton on November 21, 2016. The actor turns 40 on January 16. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

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

They include:

— 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 88)

— Race car driver A.J. Foyt in 1935 (age 87)

File Photo by Edwin Locke/UPI

— Producer/singer Rene Angelil in 1942

— Country singer Ronnie Milsap in 1943 (age 79)

— Radio talk show host Laura Schlessinger in 1947 (age 75)

— Film director John Carpenter in 1948 (age 74)

— Choreographer/actor/director Debbie Allen in 1950 (age 72)

File Photo by Ron Sachs/UPI

— Nigerian singer Sade Adu in 1959 (age 63)

— British television host James May in 1963 (age 59)

— British model Kate Moss in 1974 (age 48)

— Singer Aaliyah in 1979

— Baseball star Albert Pujols in 1980 (age 42)

— Actor/playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda in 1980 (age 42)

— Actor Birgitte Hjort Sorensen in 1982 (age 40)

— Singer FKA Twigs, born Tahliah Debrett Barnett, in 1988 (age 34)

File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

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