On this date- January 7

Today Jeremy Renner and Kevin Rahm are 50. Today is also the birthday of Nicolas Cage, Katie Couric, Ruth Negga, Terry Moore, David Caruso, Merritt Wever, Lauren Cohan, Kenny Loggins, Doug E. Doug, Liam Aiken, Rex Lee, Dustin Diamond, Anne Schedeen, Haley Bennett, Robert Sheehan, Steven Williams, Tomm Moore, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, and the late Charles Addams, Vincent Gardenia, Irrfan Khan, Butterfly McQueen, Alan Napier, Geoffrey Bayldon, William Peter Blatty, Adolph Zukor, and Roland Topor. Trevor Howard died 33 years ago in 1988 at age 74. Rod Taylor died six years ago in 2015 at age 84. 

On this date- January 6

Today Jérémie Renier and Rinko Kikuchi are 40. Today is also the birthday of Rowan Atkinson, Eddie Redmayne, Kate McKinnon, Norman Reedus, Sylvia Syms, Julie Chen Moonves, Adriano Celentano, Cristela Alonzo, Frank Sivero, Danny Pintauro, Eric Trump, and the late Danny Thomas, John Singleton, Carl Sandburg, Malcolm Young, Anthony Minghella, Loretta Young, Bonnie Franklin, Capucine, Vic Tayback, Billy Sands, Helen Kleeb, Henry Corden, Tom Fadden, and Tom Mix. Victor Fleming died 72 years ago in 1949 at age 59.

On this date- January 5

Today Robert Duvall is 90, Hayao Miyazaki is 80, and Diane Keaton is 75. Today is also the birthday of Bradley Cooper, Marilyn Manson, Charlie Rose, Shea Whigham, Clancy Brown, January Jones, Suki Waterhouse, Ted Lange, Deepika Padukone, Wen Jiang, Walter Mondale, Ron Maxwell, Bela Lugosi Jr., and the late Jane Wyman, George Reeves, Michael O’Donoghue, Fred ‘Snowflake’ Toones, and A. Edward Sutherland. Onslow Stevens died 44 years ago in 1977 at age 74. Charles Mingus died 42 years ago in 1979 at age 56. Hans Conried died 39 years ago in 1982 at age 64. Sonny Bono died 23 years ago in 1998 at age 62. Jerry Van Dyke died three years ago in 2018 at age 86.

On this date- January 4

Today Graham McTavish is 60. Today is also the birthday of Harmony Korine, Michael Stipe, Julia Ormond, Dave Foley, Dyan Cannon, Julian Sands, Charlyne Yi, Barbara Rush, Jim Norton, Kerry Condon, Doris Kearns Goodwin, June Diane Raphael, August Diehl, Matt Frewer, Carlos Saura, Seth Grahame-Smith, Jill Marie Jones, D’Arcy Carden, Julie Estelle, Deana Carter, Andy Borowitz, and the late Jacob Grimm, Sterling Holloway, Sorrell Booke, George P. Cosmatos, Gibson Gowland, and George Albert Smith. T.S. Eliot died 56 years ago in 1965 at age 76. Iron Eyes Cody died 22 years ago in 1999 at age 91.

On this date- January 3

Today Eli Manning is 40, and Florence Pugh is 25. Today is also the birthday of Mel Gibson, Dabney Coleman, Nicholas Gonzalez, Tom Bower, Danica McKellar, Alex D. Linz, Victoria Principal, Matt Ross, Dan Harmon, Thelma Schoonmaker, and the late Sergio Leone, J.R.R. Tolkien, Ray Milland, Robert Loggia, Zasu Pitts, Jesse White, Josephine Hull, Jeremy Kemp, Marion Davies, Anna May Wong, John Sturges, George Martin, John Russell, who would be 100, John Thaw, Dorothy Arzner, Barbara Stuart, and Conrad Brooks. Victor Sjöström died 61 years ago in 1960 at age 80. Pat Hingle died twelve years ago in 2009 at age 84.

On this date- January 2

Today Todd Haynes is 60, and Taye Diggs is 50. Today is also the birthday of Cuba Gooding Jr., Kate Bosworth, Dax Shepard, Paz Vega, Tia Carrere, Joanna Pacula, James Marshall, John Considine, Jack Hanna, Jim Bakker, and the late Isaac Asimov, Roger Miller, Anna Lee, Howard Caine, Jason Evers, Dziga Vertov, and Oscar Micheaux. Emil Jannings died 71 years ago in 1950 at age 65. Alan Hale Jr. died 31 years ago in 1990 at age 68. Anne Francis and Pete Postlethwaite died ten years ago in 2011. Francis was 80. Postlethwaite was 64. Bob Einstein died two year ago in 2019 at age 76.

On this date- January 1

Today Stacy Martin is 30. Today is also the birthday of Frank Langella, Frederick Wiseman, Morris Chestnut, Grandmaster Flash, Danny Lloyd, Deepa Mehta, Dana DeLorenzo, Gia Coppola, Kôji Yakusho, Richard Edson, Mr. Lawrence, Woo-Ping Yuen, Mary Sweeney, and the late J.D. Salinger, J. Edgar Hoover, Dana Andrews, Verne Troyer, Valentina Cortese, Ousmane Sembene, Barry Goldwater, Barbara Baxley, Charles Bickford, Xavier Cugat, E.M. Forster, Matthew ‘Stymie’ Beard, Haruo Nakajima, and Teinosuke Kinugasa. Hank Williams died 68 years ago in 1953 at age 29. Maurice Chevalier died 49 years ago in 1972 at age 83. Cesar Romero died 27 years ago in 1994 at age 86. Victor Buono died 39 years ago in 1982 at age 43. Ray Walston died twenty years ago in 2001 at age 86.

On this date- December 31

Today Vernon Wells is 75. Today is also the birthday of Anthony Hopkins, Ben Kingsley, Val Kilmer, Tim Matheson, James Remar, Bebe Neuwirth, Li Gong, Taylor Hackford, Sarah Miles, Michael McDonald, Nicholas Sparks, Psy, Sean S. Cunningham, Erich Bergen, Chris Terrio, George Schlatter, Adam Rifkin, Scott Ian, Donald Trump Jr., and the late John Denver, Donna Summer, Theresa Harris, Rhys Williams, and Jason Robards Sr. Raoul Walsh died forty years ago in 1980 at age 93. Ricky Nelson died 35 years ago in 1985 at age 45. Woody Strode died 26 years ago in 1994 at age 80. Wayne Rogers died five years ago in 2015 at age 82. William Christopher died four years ago in 2016 at age 84.

On this date- December 30

Today Sandy Koufax is 85, James Burrows is 80, Lloyd Kaufman is 75, and Kelli Maroney is 60. Today is also the birthday of Patti Smith, Tracey Ullman, Russ Tamblyn, Fred Ward, Michael Nesmith, Tyrese Gibson, Lucy Punch, Betty Aberlin, LeBron James, Tiger Woods, Bennett Miller, Lav Diaz, Pedro Costa, Dave England, George Newbern, Sheryl Lee, Ellen Sandweiss, Ralph, Jeff Lynee, Meredith Vieira, Andrew Fleming, Matt Lauer, Sean Hannity, and the late Rudyard Kipling, Bo Diddley, Jack Lord, who would be 100, Davy Jones, Jack Riley, Carol Reed, Jeanette Nolan, and Joseph Bologna. Lew Ayres died 24 years ago in 1996 at age 88. Luise Rainer died six years ago in 2014 at age 104.

On this date- December 29

Today Kevin Weisman is 50, and Ross Lynch is 25. Today is also the birthday of Jon Voight, Jude Law, Ted Danson, Alison Brie, Diego Luna, Danny McBride, Patricia Clarkson, Barbara Steele, Jennifer Ehle, Paula Poundstone, Lilly Wachowski, Michael Cudlitz, Mekhi Phifer, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Patrick Fischler, Maria Dizzia, Bernard Cribbins, Tarita, Oliver Hirschbiegel, and the late Mary Tyler Moore, Dina Merrill, Jo Van Fleet, Viveca Lindfors, who would be 100, Jon Polito, George Marshall, and Andrew Johnson. Andrei Tarkovsky died 34 years ago in 1986 at age 54.